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Budapest Airport welcomes missing link to Lyon

Budapest Airport welcomes missing link to Lyon

BUDAPEST, Hungary - For some time Lyon had been a highly-desired destination for Budapest Airport, but yesterday saw the Central European airport welcome the inaugural flight of easyJet’s ...

Etihad Airways: Excellent airline service pays 103 million dollars in 2015

Etihad Airways: Excellent airline service pays 103 million dollars in 2015

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today announced its strongest annual financial results to date, with a net profit of US$103 million on total revenues of US$9.02 ...

Discovering the Frankfurt GreenBelt on foot or by bicycle

Discovering the Frankfurt GreenBelt on foot or by bicycle

Surrounded by an expansive band of green, Frankfurt is nestled amidst countless scenic landscapes.

Taking a look at how the gambling industry in the UK is evolving

Taking a look at how the gambling industry in the UK is evolving

Gambling in the UK has been a long love affair of the country, with early dice games being used as early as the thirteenth century.

Major Kenya airline awaiting green light to launch commercial drones

Major Kenya airline awaiting green light to launch commercial drones

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

Sanjeev Gadhia, Astral Aviation's CEO, is the first of Kenya's major airlines to come out openly to advocate the use of commercial UAVs, aka drones.

North American Travel Journalists Association names Premier Traveler for 6 awards

North American Travel Journalists Association names Premier Traveler for 6 awards

Premier Traveler

NEW YORK, New York – The North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA) now in its 24th year, honors the coveted “best of the best” in travel journalism,” which is judged by ...

Kenya’s ivory burn puts pressure on other countries

Kenya’s ivory burn puts pressure on other countries

Prof. Dr. Wolgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

The wait is almost over when on Saturday, April 30, some 105 tons of ivory will be destroyed in a setting at Nairobi National Park. This was inspired by relentless campaigners like Dr.

Plane crashes into Florida home

Plane crashes into Florida home

A twin-engine Beechcraft 76 clipped the roof of a home and crashed into a ball of flames in the backyard of a home in the neighborhood of Pompano Beach, Florida, today, Tuesday, April 26, ...

Another Waikiki hotel joins Aqua brand

Another Waikiki hotel joins Aqua brand

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Aqua-Aston Hospitality, an operating business of Interval Leisure Group, announced the completion of renovations to the Aqua Ohia Waikiki.

Another wildcat strike in the making by Kenya Airways pilots?

Another wildcat strike in the making by Kenya Airways pilots?

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

After the bombing of Brussels Airport and ten anxious days of waiting for the facility to be declared ready for reopening and flights to resume, the Belgian air traffic controllers decided to go ...

Scandic Hotels Group to open hotel in Vasa, Finland

Scandic Hotels Group to open hotel in Vasa, Finland

STOCKHOLM, Sweden - Scandic Hotels, the largest hotel company in the Nordic countries, has signed a long-term lease agreement with Airaksinen Capital to take over the operation of the former ...

Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba Hotel to open on July 1

Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba Hotel to open on July 1

TOKYO, Japan - Okura Nikko Hotel Management Co, Ltd announced today it will acquire and rebrand GRAND PACIFIC LE DAIBA, a luxury hotel in Daiba, Tokyo, owned by Keikyu Corporation, based on a ...

Chart-topper Wiz Khalifa to heat up the stage at Isle of MTV Malta

Chart-topper Wiz Khalifa to heat up the stage at Isle of MTV Malta

Malta Tourism Authority

VALLETTA, Malta – “The summer starts June 28th, so make sure you're here at the Isle of MTV in Malta, you dig! It's gonna be a hot one!” said Wiz Khalifa.

JetBlue announces first quarter results

JetBlue announces first quarter results

NEW YORK, NY - JetBlue Airways Corporation today reported its results for the first quarter 2016:

Operating income of $349 million in the first quarter.

Tourism Ministers from South Africa, Madagascar and Seychelles meet during carnival

Tourism Ministers from South Africa, Madagascar and Seychelles meet during carnival

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

Tourism Ministers from South Africa and Madagascar took the opportunity to meet with the Seychelles Minister of Tourism and Culture while in the islands for the annual carnival.

Arabian Travel Market: The best of day 2

#ATM2016 Arabian Travel Market: The best of day 2

ATM

Day two at the Arabian Travel Market (#ATM2016) kicked off with an in-depth look at the Middle East market, when travel industry research authority Phocuswright took to the stage for their ...

UPS pilots to honor German picket lines at Cologne Bonn Airport

UPS pilots to honor German picket lines at Cologne Bonn Airport

LOUISVILLE, KY - Approximately eighty members of the Independent Pilots Association (UPS pilots) working in Cologne, Germany will honor the picket lines of ver.di at the Cologne Bonn airport.

Terror in Cape Verde Islands: Airport closed, 10 dead

Terror in Cape Verde Islands: Airport closed, 10 dead

Media reports in the Cape Verde islands off West Africa say Cape Verde's main airport and country's airspace have been closed after 8 soldiers and 3 civilians were found dead at army barracks on ...

Dubai expands list of "dangerous" dog breeds banned from entering the country

Dubai expands list of "dangerous" dog breeds banned from entering the country

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Come October, there will be six more dog breeds banned from entering the country.

San Diego Tourism Marketing District names new Executive Director

San Diego Tourism Marketing District names new Executive Director

SAN DIEGO, CA - The San Diego Tourism Marketing District (TMD) announced today that hotel industry veteran Brian Hughes was selected as the organization’s new executive director.

DuPage Airport renames Flight Center to honor Daniel L. Goodwin

DuPage Airport renames Flight Center to honor Daniel L. Goodwin

OAK BROOK, IL - The DuPage Airport Authority (DAA) renamed the airport’s Flight Center in honor of the fiscal and good government reforms instituted by former chairman Daniel L Goodwin.

St. Kitts Partners with Tommy Bahama and Belk for tourism promotion

St. Kitts Partners with Tommy Bahama and Belk for tourism promotion

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts - To officially launch the Tommy Bahama St. Kitts men's and women's fragrances that were inspired by the serene beaches of the island, St.

Massive fire destroys New Delhi's National Museum of Natural History

Five firefighters injured in Indian museum fire Massive fire destroys New Delhi's National Museum of Natural History

NEW DELHI, India - A massive fire gutted a natural history museum in the Indian capital on Tuesday, destroying rare specimens of flora and fauna, the Indian environment minister said.

The elegance, charm and romanticism of Paris coming to Macao

The elegance, charm and romanticism of Paris coming to Macao

MACAO - The Parisian Macao, the crowning jewel of Sheldon G Adelson's vision for the Cotai Strip in Macao is set to be unveiled in late 2016.

SELA event to assess economic cooperation among Central America, the Caribbean and Mexico

SELA event to assess economic cooperation among Central America, the Caribbean and Mexico

CARACAS, Venezuela - The Permanent Secretariat of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic System (SELA) and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) are organizing the "Regional Meeting on an ...

Japan Airlines unveils redesigned global website

Japan Airlines unveils redesigned global website

TOKYO, Japan - Japan Airlines (JAL) unveiled its redesigned global website covering 26 regions and 12 languages on April 25, 2016.

Bureau of Transportation releases Q4 2015 air fare data

Bureau of Transportation releases Q4 2015 air fare data

WASHINGTON, DC - The average domestic air fare decreased to $363 in the fourth quarter of 2015, down 8.3 percent from $396 in the fourth quarter of 2014, falling to the lowest level since 2010, ...

South African Airways celebrates Freedom Day with sale fares to destinations throughout South Africa

5-Day Sale for Summer Travel South African Airways celebrates Freedom Day with sale fares to destinations throughout South Africa

South African Airways

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - South African Airways (SAA), Africa’s most awarded airline, is celebrating South Africa’s Freedom Day with a 5-day sale offering special fares from New York-JFK and ...

Massive cancellations at Lufthansa

Massive cancellations at Lufthansa

COLOGNE, Germany - The warning strike which the Verdi union has called for Wednesday 27 April for personnel at Frankfurt, Munich, Düsseldorf, Cologne/Bonn, Dortmund and Hanover airports affects ...

US citizen international travel up ten percent

US citizen international travel up ten percent

WASHINGTON, DC - US citizen outbound totaled 5.3 million travelers for the first month of 2016, with strong traffic to Asia, South/Central America, Middle East, Mexico and Canada.

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