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Dr Alfred Tacke joins the Board of Directors at Air Berlin

Dr Alfred Tacke joins the Board of Directors at Air Berlin

Dr. Alfred Tacke (63) has come in to strengthen the Board of Directors at Air Berlin PLC with immediate effect.

Carnival Corporation & plc announces exchange rate for quarterly dividend

Carnival Corporation & plc announces exchange rate for quarterly dividend

On January 13, 2015, Carnival Corporation & plc announced a quarterly cash dividend of $0.25 (US) per share.

North America’s largest seafood trade event reaches new milestone

North America’s largest seafood trade event reaches new milestone

Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America, formerly the International Boston Seafood Show/Seafood Processing America, has expanded significantly to strengthen its position as the ...

Aerolineas Argentinas receives first of four new A330-200s

Aerolineas Argentinas receives first of four new A330-200s

Argentina’s flagship carrier, Aerolineas Argentinas, has taken delivery of their first new, directly-purchased Airbus A330-200 aircraft as a part of the carrier’s fleet renewal strategy.

Loews Hotels and Resorts opens 400-room Loews Chicago Hotel

Loews Hotels and Resorts opens 400-room Loews Chicago Hotel

Loews Hotels & Resorts, a wholly owned subsidiary of Loews Corporation, today announced that the new Loews Chicago Hotel has officially opened.

Hard Rock Hollywood to bring Hard Rock Rising Music Festival to Miami Beach

Hard Rock Hollywood to bring Hard Rock Rising Music Festival to Miami Beach

Hard Rock International's commitment to bringing music's biggest stars to fans around the world will be on full display when the brand, in partnership with South Florida's ultimate entertainment ...

Time is running out! ICTP president on Green Growth and Tourism

ICTP President Professor Geoffrey Lipman Joins Civic Resource Group Time is running out! ICTP president on Green Growth and Tourism

HAWAII, BRUSSELS, SEYCHELLES - Civic Resource Group Int’l (CRG) today announced the appointment of Geoffrey Lipman as Special Advisor, Global Travel & Tourism.

Flying on Qatar Airways now means double the movies

Flying on Qatar Airways now means double the movies

Qatar Airways has announced that it will double the number of movies and TV shows onboard over the coming months, increasing the choice of entertainment channels from 950 to 2,000.

Impact of supersonic flight on marine wildlife

Impact of supersonic flight on marine wildlife

Spike Aerospace has concluded Phase 2 of environmental research to determine how supersonic flight will affect marine wildlife.

US companies spent 5.6 percent more in restaurants in 2014

US companies spent 5.6 percent more in restaurants in 2014

Overall restaurant spending by American companies grew 5.6 percent year-over-year in 2014. Corporations also dined out more often; transaction volume was up 3.6 percent in 2014.

First batch of pilots sent to UAE's national service program

First batch of pilots sent to UAE's national service program

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has marked the sendoff of its first batch of pilots enrolled in the UAE’s national military service with an information session ...

European hotel expansion: This company does it with 40 new hotels and resorts

European hotel expansion: This company does it with 40 new hotels and resorts

From the International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF) in Berlin, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.

Mexico joins MITT travel exhibition in Moscow as Partner Country

Mexico joins MITT travel exhibition in Moscow as Partner Country

The Mexican Tourism Board has signed an agreement to become the Partner Country for the Moscow International Travel and Tourism Exhibition (MITT) 2015, the leading event in Russia to conduct ...

Cargo Award goes to Kenya Airways

Cargo Award goes to Kenya Airways

By Prof. Wolfgang H. Thome, Ph.D., eTN Africa Correspondent

The just-ended Air Cargo Africa 2015 Conference in South Africa’s Centre Court, Hotel Casino Convention Resort at Emperors Palace, The City of Ekurhuleni, saw Kenya Airways walk away with a huge ...

Storms roll in as New Mexico rolls on with some of the Nation's best skiing

Storms roll in as New Mexico rolls on with some of the Nation's best skiing

As storms continue to hammer Northern New Mexico dropping five feet of snow over Angel Fire Resort, skiing and riding conditions just keep getting better.

Update on IBTM Africa

Update on IBTM Africa

ibtm africa, a highly targeted event, offering an exclusive opportunity for African and Indian Ocean exhibitors to connect and engage with top-level international decision makers, has confirmed a ...

Mobile Innovations for the City of Barcelona

Mobile Innovations for the City of Barcelona

SAP SE today unveiled a showcase solution, aligned with Barcelona City Council smart initiatives, envisioned to be Barcelona's next-generation interactive mobile travel platform: Barcelona for You ...

Starwood Hotels launches new "ProMeetings" app

Starwood Hotels launches new "ProMeetings" app

Meeting planners can now manage events on-site, right from the palm of their hand, thanks to a powerful new app launched today by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.

Royal Caribbean Cruises to sell Splendour of the Seas

Royal Caribbean Cruises to sell Splendour of the Seas

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. announced today that it has entered into an agreement to sell its cruise ship, Splendour of the Seas, to TUI Cruises in the second quarter of 2016.

Changing demand among the UK's most frequent business travelers

Changing demand among the UK's most frequent business travelers

Business travel spend is set to increase during 2015, but new research from Priority Pass reveals changing expectations among the UK's most frequent business travelers.

Walpole leads line-up of British luxury influencers

Walpole leads line-up of British luxury influencers

After eTN published the release based on information received by Walpole, it was learned Walpole submitted the information in error and has been recalling the facts mentioned in this article.

71 year old Canadian Tourist raped local boy in Nepal

71 year old Canadian Tourist raped local boy in Nepal

MacIntosh, a Canadian Tourist, arrived in Nepal on a tourist visa in August 2014, and has been a frequent visitor to the children's shelter where the boy lived.

Drumming in a gathering of global tribes

ICCA’S 2016 Congress Kuching Drumming in a gathering of global tribes

A “Drumming in Ceremony” for the ICCA 2016 Conference was held on February 27 at the Sarawak Cultural Village, the award-winning home to the internationally-renowned World Harvest and ...

Emirates to commence daily service to Bali

Emirates to commence daily service to Bali

Emirates, a global connector of people and places, today announced that it will launch a new daily service to the island of Bali in Indonesia, from June 3, 2015.

Mantahai Hotels and Resorts unveils Koh Samuo property

Mantahai Hotels and Resorts unveils Koh Samuo property

Independent Thai hospitality group, Manathai Hotels & Resorts, has launched the latest in its unique collection of boutique properties, Manathai Koh Samui, at ITB Berlin 2015 – courting ...

The United Nations World Tourism Organization conference conundrum

The United Nations World Tourism Organization conference conundrum

By Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), under Taleb Rifai as the secretary general, has done a commendable job in making good on his promise to “include everybody” by partnering ...

Malaysian state institutes dress code for tourists

Malaysian state institutes dress code for tourists

PETALING JAYA, Malaysia - Tourists visiting Terengganu must now abide by a dress code prohibiting revealing clothing, especially for women.

Cachet Hotel Group opens Southeast Asia headquarters in Bangkok

Cachet Hotel Group opens Southeast Asia headquarters in Bangkok

BANGKOK, Thailand - Cachet Hotel Group (CHG) announced today it has opened a new office in Bangkok, Thailand to grow its footprint in theSoutheast Asia region and to serve as the headquarters for ...

Two killed in Egyptian tourist resort bombing

Two killed in Egyptian tourist resort bombing

ASWAN, Egypt - A bomb blast on Sunday killed two people in the Egyptian tourist resort of Aswan, police said, in the first such attack in the town since a wave of violence following the 2013 ...

Scots are Britain’s biggest spenders on cruise holidays

Scots are Britain’s biggest spenders on cruise holidays

EDINBURGH, Scotland - Scots are Britain’s biggest spenders on cruise ship holidays, one of the world’s largest operators has revealed.

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