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Latest update: Etihad resumed flights in Abu Dhabi after fog disruption

Latest update: Etihad resumed flights in Abu Dhabi after fog disruption

Abu Dhabi Airport disruptions

Etihad Airways has resumed flights to and from Abu Dhabi Airport, after major disruptions caused by un-forecast fog.

Bali Life Foundation receives $30,000 from Bali Intercontinental Hotel

Bali Life Foundation receives $30,000 from Bali Intercontinental Hotel

On the occasion on 21st anniversary, the senior leadership team of InterContinental Bali Resort presented a IDR 338,000,000 (USD 29,391) check to support the initiatives of the Bali Life ...

Car rental honors Licensee of the Year

Car rental honors Licensee of the Year

Perceived with its growth in annual financial performance, measured against its local country economic growth and strong delivery of strategic initiatives, Avis Philippines was distinguished by ...

Kenya airline: We are not the “Shame of Africa”

Kenya airline: We are not the “Shame of Africa”

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

Kenya Airways’ board, management, and staff, as well as invited guests and the media, yesterday afternoon witnessed the arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) of the second of ...

Russian visitor fined 20,000 euros for vandalizing ancient monument

Russian visitor fined 20,000 euros for vandalizing ancient monument

ROME, Italy - Italian authorities say a Russian tourist has been fined 20,000 euros ($25,000) for engraving a big letter 'K' on a wall of the Colosseum, the latest act of vandalism by tourists at ...

Royal Air Maroc launches world’s shortest international flight

shortest intercontinental passenger flight Royal Air Maroc launches world’s shortest international flight

Royal Air Maroc and H.M. Government of Gibraltar have announced launch services between the northern city of Tangier and Gibraltar on 29 March 2015.

Aegean adds 10 new countries to its network

Aegean adds 10 new countries to its network

Essentially the de facto successor to the old Olympic Airways, Aegean Airlines has launched its new flight schedule for 2015.

British Airways lets passengers pre-order inflight meals

British Airways lets passengers pre-order inflight meals

LONDON, England - Following the successful trials of its pre-flight meal ordering service British Airways passengers in First, Club World and World Traveller Plus can now order meals on-line up to ...

Mwanza airport gets what many airports need

Mwanza airport gets what many airports need

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

Following a recent visit to Mwanza, a small, friendly but nevertheless quite provincial airport, perhaps no longer able to cater too much longer for the sharp rise in passenger numbers and ...

CEO of Seychelles Tourism Board addresses Indian Ocean Rim Association

CEO of Seychelles Tourism Board addresses Indian Ocean Rim Association

Sherin Naiken, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, was one of the few experts and high officials from the different tourism bodies who was invited to address the historic Tourism Ministerial ...

What next for giant of a little African airline?

What next for giant of a little African airline?

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

This African airline is like “the little engine that could,” progressively ticking all the right boxes, following the experience gathered when undergoing the IOSA certification process.

Tourism ministers pledge to achieve common goal in the Indian Ocean region

Tourism ministers pledge to achieve common goal in the Indian Ocean region

The tourism ministers who were in Seychelles to attend the Indian Ocean Rim Association IORA) tourism ministerial meeting being held at Savoy Resort and Spa have pledged to work together to ...

Win one, lose one: Another contract by Kenya Airport Authority overturned by court

Win one, lose one: Another contract by Kenya Airport Authority overturned by court

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

“The development of Terminal 1A into a world-class facility is being delayed because of too many foreign bidders running to court alleging all sorts of things.

Prospects for Jamaica winter tourist season

Prospects for Jamaica winter tourist season

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica - With just three weeks to go before the December 15 start of the 2014/2015 Winter Tourist Season, Minister of Tourism and Entertainment, the Hon. Dr.

Turkey wants young tourists

Turkey wants young tourists

Turkey’s tourism authorities are set to develop a new campaign to attract more young tourists between the ages of 7-27, in hopes of creating more income and increasing Turkey’s popularity, ...

Airline launch postponed over permit delay

Airline launch postponed over permit delay

MUMBAI, India - Full-service carrier Vistara will now be able to start operations only next year due to a delay in grant of scheduled Air Operator Permit (AOP).

Uniglobe brings 2015 EMA retreat to Uganda

Uniglobe brings 2015 EMA retreat to Uganda

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

The Uniglobe retreat for Sub Saharan African countries’ franchisees will from February 6-8 next year take place at the Lake Victoria Serena Resort outside Uganda’s capital city of Kampala.

European capitals that won't break the bank

European capitals that won't break the bank

When you think about traveling around Europe, one of the things that come to your mind is the cost.

Korean TV show to boost Taiwan's tourism

Korean TV show to boost Taiwan's tourism

TAIPEI, Taiwan - The National Museum of Natural Science in Greater Taichung and Sun Moon Lake are set to feature in the second series of the South Korean reality show Dad, Where Are We Going?

Local residents don't 'feel safe' in tourist paradise

Local residents don't 'feel safe' in tourist paradise

PHUKET, Thailand - Only 11% of respondents in an online poll said that they felt “completely safe” anywhere in Phuket.

Etihad Airways ups its stake in Virgin Australia to maximum limit

Etihad Airways ups its stake in Virgin Australia to maximum limit

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Etihad Airways lifted its stake in Virgin Australia to the maximum approved limit by Australia’s Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB).

Cruise tourists get a taste of Kerala's 'dry day'

Cruise tourists get a taste of Kerala's 'dry day'

KOCHI, India - About 2,000 well-heeled tourists who arrived by a luxury liner from Europe on Sunday got a bitter taste of Kerala’s new liquor policy.

Hyatt announces new NZ hotel

Hyatt announces new NZ hotel

CHICAGO, IL - Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced today that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with Fu Wah New Zealand for a Park Hyatt hotel in Auckland, New Zealand.

Just appointed: Etihad Airways  Senior VP Marketing: Shane O'Hare

Just appointed: Etihad Airways Senior VP Marketing: Shane O'Hare

Etihad Airways has a new marketing VP. The national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has announced the appointment of Shane O’Hare as its Senior Vice President, Marketing.

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