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Tanzania Tourism Board supports the Mtwara culture and tourism fete

Tanzania Tourism Board supports the Mtwara culture and tourism fete

By Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

The southern Tanzanian town of Mtwara, which came to fame when major gas finds were made offshore a couple of years ago, will showcase the region’s tourism and cultural attractions between ...

MH17: Our daughter might still be alive

A continued search for MH17 victim Fatima Dyczynski MH17: Our daughter might still be alive

George and Angela Dyczynski from Perth, Australia, laid flowers at the site of the crashed Malaysian Airplane jet near the village of Grabovo for their daughter, Fatima Dyczynski, on Saturday.

Delta Airlines New York bound flight made emergency landing in Milwaukee

Delta Airlines New York bound flight made emergency landing in Milwaukee

A Delta Airlines flight from Minneapolis to New York was diverted to Milwaukee Saturday morning after the flight crew detected a smoky odor, a Delta spokeswoman said.

Tourism New Zealand: Calling all fans of The Hobbit movies and Middle-earth

Tourism New Zealand: Calling all fans of The Hobbit movies and Middle-earth

Calling all fans of The Hobbit movies and Middle-earth.

What passenger and crew on board MH17 felt or no longer felt before the crash in the Ukraine

Europen Air Safety Experts: MH 17 black box revealed massive explosive decompression What passenger and crew on board MH17 felt or no longer felt before the crash in the Ukraine

European air safety officials released data from the Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 black box. The aircraft was downed over the East Ukraine last week killing all 298 people on board.

New Jersey tourism attraction: A majestic 162-acre Hindu temple

New Jersey tourism attraction: A majestic 162-acre Hindu temple

Travel and tourism to New Jersey may become more interesting soon.

Thailand tourism: Happiness was on the streets of Bangkok today

National Council for Peace and Order in Thailand shows strong commitment for tourism Thailand tourism: Happiness was on the streets of Bangkok today

By James Lee, eTN Thailand

Thailand may have had political challenges, but the new leadership, the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), demonstrated their big commitment for Thailand to remain a welcoming country ...

Urgent Nigeria tourism alert: Ebola is deadly and it is now in Nigeria

Killer virus in Lagos, Nigeria - no treatment known Urgent Nigeria tourism alert: Ebola is deadly and it is now in Nigeria

The Ebola virus is devastating, extremely dangerous and simply shocking. Symptoms include high fever, bleeding and central nervous system damage.

Bahamas Supreme court closes dolphin tourism attraction

reEarth stops Blue Illusions Limited to operate dolphin tourist attraction Bahamas Supreme court closes dolphin tourism attraction

The Bahamas Supreme Court’s decision to close the tourist attraction comes after reEarth, a nonprofit community and environmental watch group, obtained documents proving government ...

Sri Lanka set to join Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Regional Organization

Sri Lanka Tourism becomes Indian Ocean Travel and Tourism Partner Sri Lanka set to join Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Regional Organization

Shekhar Niyogi from Kolkata announced on July 25, 2014 that Sri Lanka would be joining the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Organization by the end of 2014.

Air France-KLM to recapture market share from low-cost rivals

Air France-KLM to recapture market share from low-cost rivals

PARIS, France - Air France-KLM posted a sharp increase in core profit for the second quarter and announced a 2015-2020 plan yesterday to recapture market share from low-cost rivals in Europe.

Sunshine statement prompts instant dissent from leading Kenya tourism stakeholders

Sunshine statement prompts instant dissent from leading Kenya tourism stakeholders

By Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

Figures floated by Kenyan government sources yesterday of a downturn in tourism fortunes by a mere 4 percent prompted swift and unusually harsh and candid responses from leading stakeholders.

Seychelles and China to continue to strengthen ties of cooperation through new initiatives

Seychelles and China to continue to strengthen ties of cooperation through new initiatives

With the aim of promoting the Chinese culture in Seychelles, and to also increase the visibility of Seychelles in China, new initiatives have been put forward after a discussion held between the ...

DFW upgrades cut wait times

DFW upgrades cut wait times

DALLAS/FORT WORTH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, Texas - Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport has launched some new services for international travelers: The facility is the only US airport that offers ...

More ivory nabbed at Kenya airport in Nairobi

More ivory nabbed at Kenya airport in Nairobi

By Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

Customs and security personnel at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport were yesterday once again successful in intercepting a shipment of ivory carvings which were destined for ...

Travel alert for Phoenix: Mother Nature is in control!  Stay home!

Dust storm closing in on Sky Harbor airport. No more flights! Travel alert for Phoenix: Mother Nature is in control! Stay home!

Travel and tourism to the Grand Canyon State of Arizona is big business. Visitors to Phoenix had been in for a special attraction treat today.

Italian MICE Expo to take place in Florence in November

Italian MICE Expo to take place in Florence in November

FLORENCE, Italy - BTC, the only Italian exhibition dedicated to the meetings and incentives industry, is set to take place in Florence at the Fortezza da Basso from November 11 to 12.

Sally Balcombe named new CEO of VisitBritain

Sally Balcombe named new CEO of VisitBritain

LONDON, England - Christopher Rodrigues, chairman of VisitBritain, has announced the appointment of Sally Balcombe as the organization's next chief executive officer.

Metropolitan Museum welcomed 6.2 million visitors during fiscal year

Metropolitan Museum welcomed 6.2 million visitors during fiscal year

NEW YORK, NY - The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today that 6.2 million people—from New York City, the tri-state area, across the United States, and 187 foreign countries—visited the ...

ICTP welcomes web platform promoting European sustainable tourism as new member

ICTP welcomes web platform promoting European sustainable tourism as new member

HAWAII, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) keeps growing steadily.

Jamaica tourism minister drives visitors via music festival

Jamaica tourism minister drives visitors via music festival

MONTEGO BAY, JAMAICA –Minister of Tourism and Entertainment, the Hon. Dr.

Association of Caribbean States offers international course supporting sustainability

Association of Caribbean States offers international course supporting sustainability

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago - The Caribbean region is currently facing a great challenge as the importation of food supplies continues to rise.

Thailand targets Indian tourism market

Thailand targets Indian tourism market

By Anil Mathur, eTN India Correspondent

Thailand is mounting an aggressive campaign in India to promote new products as well as new destinations and events.

Lufthansa to resume flights to and from Tel Aviv on Saturday, 26 July

Lufthansa to resume flights to and from Tel Aviv on Saturday, 26 July

COLOGNE, Germany - On the basis of the most up-to-date information we have available and our own assessment of the local security situation, the airlines of the Lufthansa Group will resume their ...

Martine Ainsworth-Wells joins ETOA as Director of Marketing & Commerce

Martine Ainsworth-Wells joins ETOA as Director of Marketing & Commerce

LONDON, England - The European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) has today appointed Martine Ainsworth-Wells to the newly created position, Director of Marketing & Commerce.

Taiwan Tourism Bureau's LOHAS creates a new trend

Taiwan Tourism Bureau's LOHAS creates a new trend

NEW YORK, NY - Taiwan Tourism Bureau in New York is promoting one of its major tourism themes "Time for Taiwan"- LOHAS (Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability) at the biggest shopping mall, ...

SITA gets smart with boarding passes

SITA gets smart with boarding passes

ATLANTA, GA – Airlines can now offer their ultra tech-savvy passengers the chance to board their flight with a mere flick of their wrist and scan of their smartwatch.

IATA Director General to attend high-level ICAO meeting

IATA Director General to attend high-level ICAO meeting

GENEVA, Switzerland – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) will attend a special high-level meeting next Tuesday 29 July at the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to ...

Plaza Premium Lounge opens at Macau International Airport

Plaza Premium Lounge opens at Macau International Airport

HONG KONG - Plaza Premium Lounge Management Limited is pleased to announce the upcoming opening of their premiere lounge at Macau International Airport (MIA).

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