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Tourism attraction and UNESCO heritage site - Egypt wants it demolished

Tourism attraction and UNESCO heritage site - Egypt wants it demolished

It's a major travel and tourism attraction in Egypt, and a UNESCO heritage site - and Egypt wants it demolished.

In China, tourism to see flowers very popular

In China, tourism to see flowers very popular

In China, besides the more mundane options of visiting historical or cultural sites, making a trip to see flowers has become quite the rage among the Chinese public in recent years, but turning ...

Delta co-locates to London Heathrow Terminal 3 with Virgin Atlantic

Delta co-locates to London Heathrow Terminal 3 with Virgin Atlantic

Delta has completed the first stage of its co-location to London Heathrow Terminal 3 – the home of joint venture partner Virgin Atlantic Airways.

Venezuelan government urged to assist local travel agents

Venezuelan government urged to assist local travel agents

Skål International requests that the Venezuelan government meet its financial obligations with the airlines that service the country in order to protect the livelihood of over 2,000 travel ...

Skål UK focuses on human rights in tourism

Skål UK focuses on human rights in tourism

Skål UK, part of the world’s largest network of tourism leaders, has pledged its support to the international movement against the commercial exploitation of children and has invited a ...

Etihad Airways: Strong first quarter with positive growth over previous year

Etihad Airways: Strong first quarter with positive growth over previous year

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has announced its strongest ever passenger and cargo volumes for a first quarter, together with US$1.4 billion in total revenues ...

Brazil focus at WTM Vision Conference

São Paulo as World Cup kick-off approaches Brazil focus at WTM Vision Conference

The latest research about Brazil’s vibrant travel market will be unveiled at the WTM Vision Conference – São Paulo next month.

Cashew Trail 2014 at Park Hyatt Goa Resort and Spa

Cashew Trail 2014 at Park Hyatt Goa Resort and Spa

Every year during harvest season, Park Hyatt Goa traces the life journey of Goa's beloved fruit, the cashew.

Stong 6.9 earthquake in the South Atlantic Ocean

Stong 6.9 earthquake in the South Atlantic Ocean

A 6.9 earthquake shook the remote Bouvet Islands in the South Atlantic Ocean Tuesday Morning.

Tourism Port Douglas and Daintree (TPDD) appoint new executive director

Tourism Port Douglas and Daintree (TPDD) appoint new executive director

The directors of Tourism Port Douglas and Daintree (TPDD) are pleased to announce Tara Bennett will be the organisation’s new executive officer.

HOTREC and IH&RA sign Memorandum of Understanding

HOTREC and IH&RA sign Memorandum of Understanding

During its 68th General Assembly held on 11 April in Rome, HOTREC signed a Memorandum of Understanding with IHRA, the International Hotel and Restaurant Association.

Air Berlin halts service to Egypt's Sharm el-Sheikh

Air Berlin halts service to Egypt's Sharm el-Sheikh

FRANKFURT, Germany - Germany's second-biggest airline, Air Berlin, on Monday said it has cancelled flights this month to Egypt's Sharm el-Sheikh resort on the Red Sea because of deteriorating ...

Emirates reduces flights to Nairobi during Dubai Airport runway work

Emirates reduces flights to Nairobi during Dubai Airport runway work

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

When during the period from May 1 until July 20 the two runways of Dubai International Airport are undergoing maintenance and re-surfacing, airlines flying to what is poised to become the ...

Red carpet event for Europe travel awards coming this fall

Red carpet event for Europe travel awards coming this fall

LONDON, England – A red-carpet evening is being held in partnership with the Greek Tourism Ministry, the Greek National Tourism Organization, the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises, and ...

Movenpick Hotel Berlin prepares for growing demand of e-mobility services

Movenpick Hotel Berlin prepares for growing demand of e-mobility services

LOS ANGELES, California - Manufacturers are offering more electric vehicles than ever, and with market prices falling, consumers worldwide are welcoming this rapidly growing technology.

Nottingham is cheapest spring destination in UK, according to new survey

Spring travel Nottingham is cheapest spring destination in UK, according to new survey

Nottingham is the cheapest destination in the UK this spring, based on the cost of lodging. That discovery is the takeaway of a new survey from Cheaprooms.co.uk.

Singapore removes tourism video derided as “so bad it would go viral”

Singapore removes tourism video derided as “so bad it would go viral”

Singapore - Singapore's tourism board has been forced to remove a YouTube video designed to promote the city-state to the Philippine market, after it was derided as “so bad it will go viral”. ...

Fiji Airways reports group profit of $14.5 million

Fiji Airways reports group profit of $14.5 million

LOS ANGELES, CA – Air Pacific Group has announced its financial results for the nine-month period ending December 31, 2013, a stub financial year for Fiji's national airline.

US travel agencies close Q1 with 4.55 percent increase in air ticket sales

US travel agencies close Q1 with 4.55 percent increase in air ticket sales

ARLINGTON, VA - ARC, the financial settlement link between airlines and travel sellers, reported today that the consolidated dollar value of airline tickets sold by U.S.-based travel agencies rose ...

Officials: Yemen's tourism revenues up 11 percent

Officials: Yemen's tourism revenues up 11 percent

Yemen's tourism revenues rose 11% over the previous year in 2013 to $940 million, according to the Ministry of Tourism's annual report, with officials expressing cautious optimism about 2014.

Bus station explosion kills 72 in Nigeria

Bus station explosion kills 72 in Nigeria

ABUJA, Nigeria - Double explosion at the bus station in Nigeria claimed 72 lives and injured more than 120 people.

South Africa KwaZulu Natal to bring cultural delegation to Seychelles carnival

Africa tourist events South Africa KwaZulu Natal to bring cultural delegation to Seychelles carnival

Phindile Ngcobo, the Chief Operating Officer of Tourism for KwaZulu Natal of South Africa, has confirmed that the cultural delegation from KwaZulu Natal for the Carnaval International de Victoria ...

Reunion Island Tourism continues to work key European markets

Reunion Island Tourism continues to work key European markets

Vanilla Island member Reunion Island continues a market offensive in key European markets with the aim to capture a greater share of travelers coming to the French Indian Ocean island, which is ...

South Korea’s bike trail system stretches more than just your imagination

South Korea’s bike trail system stretches more than just your imagination

Some of the avid, globe-trekking cyclists who have crisscrossed Korea on two wheels call the country’s bike trail system the best they’ve ever ridden. Others simply say it’s perfect.

Opening Ceremony for Seychelles Carnival moves to accommodate larger crowd

seychelles event for locals and tourists drawing big crowd Opening Ceremony for Seychelles Carnival moves to accommodate larger crowd

From the first edition of the Carnaval International de Victoria, the Official Opening Ceremony of the event was always in the heart of Victoria, with the beautiful "Clock Tower" as the symbolic ...

Airline: Can't use dead man's Airpoints

Airline: Can't use dead man's Airpoints

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand - A Christchurch woman was "dumbfounded" to discover she could not use her father's shared Airpoints to book flights only a week after his death.

Spirit named most hated airline in US. Again.

Spirit named most hated airline in US. Again.

Spirit Airlines has received more complaints than any other domestic carrier for five years in a row, according to a study.

China and USA  to create global marketplace for online trade of artworks

China and USA to create global marketplace for online trade of artworks

BEIJING, China - EpaiLive, Asia's sole international online auction platform EpaiLive announces its long-term strategic cooperation with Invaluable, leading the North American provider of online ...

Virgin Limited Edition to buy Mont Rochelle Hotel & Vineyard

Virgin Limited Edition to buy Mont Rochelle Hotel & Vineyard

LONDON, England - Virgin Limited Edition, Sir Richard Branson's luxury collection of award-winning retreats is excited to announce that it has reached a preliminary agreement to purchase a new ...

Hilton Garden Inn Port-au-Prince to open in 2016

Hilton Garden Inn Port-au-Prince to open in 2016

Hilton Worldwide has signed last Thursday in the presence of Prime Minister, Laurent Lamothe, a management agreement with CAB, SA to operate the new build Hilton Garden Inn Port-au-Prince ...

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