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Tanzania Transport Minister rages against Swissport

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa

Aviation pundits attribute the Tanzania’s Transport Minister's lashing out at Swissport at diverting attention from a fire last week at the airport's baggage storage, which prompted operations ...

Cheap hotels: No ladies of the night and no Most Wanted posters

© Dr. Elinor Garely, Editor in Chief, TourismExecutives.com (a division of eTN Publishing)

No, this hotel group is not frequented by “little ladies of the night,” and no – the lobby does not have the “most wanted” posters on the wall; the global hotel brand is Meininger Hotels ...

China warns Trump on “One-China” policy encroachment

The Chinese Foreign Ministry has stressed that its “One-China” policy is not negotiable and called on US President-elect Donald Trump to acknowledge the “high sensitivity” of matters ...

Zambia Tourism CEO: Enticing tourists to experience traditional ceremonies

"We have fantastic and unique traditional ceremonies such as Ukusefya pa ngwena, Ncwala, Likumbi lya Mize, Kulamba, Kuomboka, Mutomboko, Shimunenga, and many more.

Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands endorses Alain St.Ange of the Seychelles for SG of UNWTO

The islands of the Indian Ocean (Comoros, Mayotte, Mauritius, Madagascar, Reunion and Seychelles) joined together many years ago to form a new Tourism Block named the Vanilla Islands.

Saudi top religious authority: No cinemas, concerts for the kingdom

Saudi Arabia’s top religious authority has slammed government plans for opening cinemas and concerts in the kingdom, saying such places would be harmful and corrupting.

The Tonight Show takes the show on the road to Universal Orlando Resort

Today, Universal Orlando Resort announced that its newest ride, "Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon," will officially grand open on April 6, 2017.

Lamu to Zanzibar 2017 Expedition

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome - eTN Africa

At around 4pm on Friday, January 13, 6 kiteboarders and 2 windsurfers have reached Nungwi, Kendwa Rocks in Zanzibar.

AC771 EWR YYZ Emegency Air Canada Newark to Toronto declares emergency

An Air Canada Embraer ERH-190AR aircraft with the registration number C-FLWH declared an emergency minutes before its estimated landing at 9.38 pm at Toronto International Airport.

Delta Air Lines announces new Kauai flights

George Szigeti, president and CEO of the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), issued the following statement regarding the announcement that Delta Air Lines will be launching daily nonstop flights ...

Indian carrier to purchase up to 205 Boeing airplanes

Boeing and SpiceJet announced today a commitment for up to 205 airplanes during an event in New Delhi.

Visit Wales launches Year of Legends campaign

As traditional communities in Wales celebrate Hen Galan, or Welsh New Year today, Visit Wales launches its 2017 Year of Legends campaign.

Zambia Tourism extends olive branch for licensing payments

The renew period for 2017 licenses was to end on December 31, 2016, however, in recognition of some mitigating factors, this period has been extended to January 31, 2017.

India Tourism expecting more visitors from Japan

Anil Mathur, eTN India

The Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) President, Ryoich Matsuyama, listed four reasons why more Indians are expected to visit Japan – the diversity of the seasons, nature, culture, and ...

Honoring Seychelles’ late President Sir James Mancham

Members of the public who wish to make suggestions for consideration by a committee that will make recommendations on ways to honor the late Seychelles President, Sir James Mancham, may send in ...

Los Angeles Airport: Water main break shuts down water and restrooms

A water main break at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) happened at around 10:30 this morning, shutting down water fountains and restrooms in the Central Terminal Area.

Alain St.Ange from the Seychelles to lodge his documents for the position of UNWTO Secretary General at FITUR, Madrid

Alain St.Ange has confirmed he is a World Tourism Organisation Secretary General Candidate.

Annual ice fishing fest opens in Hwacheon

An annual ice fishing festival, organized by NARA Foundation will begin this weekend in the northeastern town of Hwacheon, Gangwon Province, featuring ice fishing, bare-hand fishing, an ice ...

Embraer reaches jet delivery targets in 2016

Embraer delivered 32 commercial and 43 executive jets, 25 of which are light jets and 18 are large, during the fourth quarter of 2016 (4Q16).

New Hyatt Centric hotel planned for Downtown Fort Lauderdale

Kolter Hospitality, a division of The Kolter Group, proudly announced today plans for a new Hyatt Centric hotel at 100 E. Las Olas Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale.

Public Health Agency of Canada issues public notice on of E. coli infections outbreak

The Public Health Agency of Canada is collaborating with federal and provincial public health partners to investigate an outbreak of Escherichia coli, called E. coli O121.

Passport Index launches new update

Passport Index, the real-time global ranking of the world's passports has announced a new update to its celebrated web service.

Spring Airlines Japan expands China services

Spring Airlines Japan, a budget airline headquartered in Kozunomori, Narita, Japan 33%-owned by Chinese low-cost carrier Spring Airlines, announced that it will be launching a new route to China ...

Carnival Corporation launches Seabourn Encore

Carnival Corporation & plc recently launched the Seabourn Encore, the first of three new ships that will enter service in 2017 across three of its 10 global cruise brands.

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