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A new USA destination image for Utah: Death by firing squads

A new USA destination image for Utah: Death by firing squads

Defending human rights. Really? As a matter of fact it's a dark day in America. Turn on your radio or TV today.

Latest world-class travel destinations: Marrakesh, Cape Town, Istanbul, London, Paris, Prague, Rome, Buenos Aires, Siam Reap

Latest world-class travel destinations: Marrakesh, Cape Town, Istanbul, London, Paris, Prague, Rome, Buenos Aires, Siam Reap

"These world-class destinations chosen by our community are rich in history, culture and beauty and offer endless sights to explore," said Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer for ...

Korean Air inks sponsorship extension with Russia’s State Hermitage Museum

Korean Air inks sponsorship extension with Russia’s State Hermitage Museum

Korean Air and the State Hermitage Museum in Russia hosted a sponsorship extension ceremony at the Museum’s Hermitage State Assembly Hall on March 20. Present at the ceremony were Mr.

Shark attacks, kills German visitor in al-Qusair

Shark attacks, kills German visitor in al-Qusair

AL-QUSAIR, Egypt - A German tourist has been killed in a shark attack in al-Qusair, Egypt.

The 52-year-old man had his leg bitten off at the knee, BBC News reported.

China's largest private airline makes first biofuel flight

China's largest private airline makes first biofuel flight

SHANGHAI, China - China's largest private carrier Hainan Airlines has completed the country's first flight powered by fuel made from waste cooking oil.

Reunion Island’s regional booking platform welcomes Roche Tamarin Lodges & Spa

Reunion Island’s regional booking platform welcomes Roche Tamarin Lodges & Spa

Reunion Island Tourism’s (IRT) booking platform for hotels, resorts, lodges, and other services this week admitted the Roche Tamarin Lodges & Spa into their ranks, allowing for direct ...

New executive at Carnival cruise company

New executive at Carnival cruise company

MIAMI, Florida – The chief financial officer for Carnival Corporation & plc, David Bernstein, announced today the appointment of a new vice president of global financial planning and ...

Thailand: Where are the Russian tourists?

Thailand: Where are the Russian tourists?

By Andrew J Wood

BANGKOK, Thailand - With THAI having already cancelled direct flights to Moscow and analysts expecting 100,000 fewer Russians to Pattaya and secondary Thailand destinations, the future is looking ...

Revenue gets a boost at Hertz with new execs

Revenue gets a boost at Hertz with new execs

ESTERO, Florida – "We are pleased to welcome Scot Hornick and Charles Vuono, two highly-experienced revenue management leaders, to the Hertz team.

Turkish Airlines eyes Juba for later this year

Turkish Airlines eyes Juba for later this year

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

Inspite of the ongoing conflict in South Sudan, Turkish Airlines has restated their intent to add Juba to their growing list of African destinations, though no firm startup date has been given as ...

Will Hawaii tourism have to say aloha to the Pro Bowl?

Will Hawaii tourism have to say aloha to the Pro Bowl?

The NFL Pro Bowl has been played in Hawaii every year for the past 35 years since 1980, except for the year 2010 when it lost the bid, because the then Aloha State Governor, Neil Abercrombie, was ...

Hawaii Supreme Court: Online travel companies liable for GE tax, not transient accommodations tax

Hawaii Supreme Court: Online travel companies liable for GE tax, not transient accommodations tax

HONOLULU, HI - The Hawaii Supreme Court ("Court") unanimously affirmed the Tax Appeal Court ("tax court"), which held that online travel companies (OTCs) were subject to Hawaii's general excise ...

Egyptian ministers of tourism and aviation hold joint session

Restoring tourist flows to Egypt Egyptian ministers of tourism and aviation hold joint session

Mr. Khalid Ramy, Egyptian Minister of Tourism, had a joint session with Captain Hossam Kamal, Minister of Aviation.

Mövenpick Hotel Nürnberg-Airport sustainable business sense

Mövenpick Hotel Nürnberg-Airport sustainable business sense

LOS ANGELES, California - The Mövenpick Hotel Nürnberg-Airport in Germany is the perfect location for business travelers and guests alike.

Accelya appoints new Group Chief Executive Officer

Accelya appoints new Group Chief Executive Officer

BARCELONA, Spain - Accelya, the leading provider of financial and business intelligence solutions to the Airline and Travel industry, recently announced the appointment of John Johnston as Group ...

AEG Facilities fills newly-created sales position

AEG Facilities fills newly-created sales position

LOS ANGELES, California - It was announced today by Chuck Steedman, Chief Operating Officer, AEG Facilities, that Jason Hull has been appointed to Director of Sales, Meetings and Conventions.

Seychelles Tourism Board boosts islands’ visibility on French market

Seychelles Tourism Board boosts islands’ visibility on French market

The Seychelles Tourism Board has joined forces with Etihad Airways, Air Seychelles, and island specialist tour operator, Passion des îles, to make Seychelles become more visible on the French ...

New SeaWorld campaign highlights leadership in killer whale care, counters misinformation

New SeaWorld campaign highlights leadership in killer whale care, counters misinformation

ORLANDO, FL - SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc today launched a new advertising campaign highlighting the company's leadership in the care of killer whales and contributions to protect whales both in ...

WSI Europe: No significant change in travel weather pattern in April

WSI Europe: No significant change in travel weather pattern in April

ANDOVER, MA - WSI (Weather Services International) expects below-normal temperatures in the UK and western Europe for the April-June period, with above-normal temperatures continuing across ...

Five DoubleTree by Hilton properties join Historic Hotels of America

Five DoubleTree by Hilton properties join Historic Hotels of America

MCLEAN, VA - DoubleTree by Hilton announced today that five of its most celebrated and distinguished hotels have joined the prestigious Historic Hotels of America organization.

Celebrate Easter at Corinthia Hotels

Celebrate Easter at Corinthia Hotels

With Easter fast approaching, the five-star Corinthia Hotels have each crafted unique packages combining favorite Easter treats and local Easter traditions.

Karisma Hotels and Viacom sign landmark agreement to develop Nickelodeon Hotels

Karisma Hotels and Viacom sign landmark agreement to develop Nickelodeon Hotels

MIAMI, FL - Karisma Hotels & Resorts and Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) a division of Viacom Inc, are pleased to announce the signing of a landmark agreement to develop Nickelodeon ...

Warmth to surge into US Northeast at midweek

Warmth to surge into US Northeast at midweek

The current weather pattern has many people in the East wondering when a prolonged warmth will be experienced across the region.

Lee Kwan Yew turned Singapore into one of most attractive destination in Southeast Asia

Lee Kwan Yew turned Singapore into one of most attractive destination in Southeast Asia

By Luc Citrinot

SINGAPORE - Prime Minister of the federated State of Singapore since 1959, Lee Kwan Yew was a visionary personality who managed to turn the old British trading port into a major international ...

Heathrow announces new measures to connect UK nations and regions to global growth

Heathrow announces new measures to connect UK nations and regions to global growth

LONDON, England - Heathrow has announced a new package of commitments deliverable with expansion, designed to connect the UK’s nations and regions to growth markets around the world.

Equatorial Guinea graduates first class of air traffic controllers

Equatorial Guinea graduates first class of air traffic controllers

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea - The government of Equatorial Guinea graduated its first class of air traffic controllers in Madrid last week.

Latin American exhibitors confirm their presence at WTM Latin America 2015

Sao Paulo World Travel Market April 22-24, 2015 Latin American exhibitors confirm their presence at WTM Latin America 2015

Since its first edition, WTM Latin America, the event that brings the world to Latin America and promotes Latin America to the world, will attract a large number of national and international ...

Airbus celebrates delivery of its 9,000th aircraft

Airbus celebrates delivery of its 9,000th aircraft

Airbus has celebrated the delivery of its 9000th aircraft at a ceremony in Hamburg, Germany, on March 20, 2015.

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