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Dangerous cold gripping Eastern US this week to ease in March

Dangerous cold gripping Eastern US this week to ease in March

Additional waves of frigid air will continue to flow southward out of Canada and into the central and eastern United States this week, but there are indications the worst of the cold will ease up ...

World's largest public art festival kicks off this week In Montréal

World's largest public art festival kicks off this week In Montréal

MONTRÉAL, Canada - On the heels of a triumphant opening in 2014, with 116,000 visitors on its first night alone, Art Souterrain is set to launch its seventh edition during Montréal's Nuit ...

Aéroports de Montréal and Syndicat des Employés des Aéroports de Montréal reach collective agreement

Aéroports de Montréal and Syndicat des Employés des Aéroports de Montréal reach collective agreement

OTTAWA, Canada - Today, the Honorable Dr K Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, congratulated Aéroports de Montréal and the Syndicat des Employés des Aéroports de ...

US citizen international outbound travel up 10 percent in 2014

US citizen international outbound travel up 10 percent in 2014

WASHINGTON, DC - US travel in December up 17 percent.

Annual 2014/2013 Comparisons

U.S. travel to overseas markets totaled 30.8 million, up six percent for the year. Regional results ...

Art exhibition unveiled at Seychelles’ eighth eco-friendly marathon closing ceremony

Art exhibition unveiled at Seychelles’ eighth eco-friendly marathon closing ceremony

Seychelles' Designated Minister for Community Development, Social Affairs and Sports, Vincent Meriton; Minister for Tourism and Culture Alain St.Ange; Principal Secretary for Culture Benjamine ...

Centra Taum Seminyak Bali awarded Best Mid-Range Hotel of the Year 2015

Centra Taum Seminyak Bali awarded Best Mid-Range Hotel of the Year 2015

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Indonesian Ministry of Tourism and Indonesia Achievement Center (IAC) has presented Centra Taum Seminyak Bali for the second time with The Best Mid-Range Hotel of the Year ...

Choice Hotels International opens 478 hotels worldwide in 2014

Choice Hotels International opens 478 hotels worldwide in 2014

ROCKVILLE, MD - Choice Hotels International, Inc announced outstanding system growth with the opening of 478 domestic and international properties in 2014.

Delta adds Kona flight and more leisure service from Seattle

Delta adds Kona flight and more leisure service from Seattle

SEATTLE, WA - Delta Air Lines is adding service from its hub at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to Kona International Airport and will increase service from select seasonal markets beginning ...

Flight attendant union joins Senator Durbin to celebrate smoke-free skies

Flight attendant union joins Senator Durbin to celebrate smoke-free skies

CHICAGO, IL - Today, members of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) join Senator Durbin (D-IL) at a press conference at O'Hare to celebrate 25 years of the in-flight smoking ban and the ...

Vanilla Islands pursue their growth

Vanilla Islands pursue their growth

In a few days, from March 4-8, 2015, the Vanilla Islands will participate in the ITB Berlin tourism fair to continue mobilizing tour operators on the marketing of combined trips including the ...

WTTC and eTurboNews join forces to highlight importance of sustainable future for Travel & Tourism

WTTC and eTurboNews join forces to highlight importance of sustainable future for Travel & Tourism

LONDON, England; HALEIWA, Hawaii - The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) today announced a collaboration with eTurboNews (eTN) to give sustainable tourism a boost by highlighting and ...

Results released: 2015 Cruise Critic UK Cruisers’ Choice Awards

Results released: 2015 Cruise Critic UK Cruisers’ Choice Awards

Cruise Critic, the world's largest cruise reviews site and cruise community, has released its 2015 Cruise Critic UK Cruisers’ Choice Awards - the cruise awards based entirely on reviews ...

Etihad Airways:  New General Manager in South Africa

Etihad Airways: New General Manager in South Africa

Etihad Airways, the national airline for the United Arab Emirates (UAE), today announced the appointment of John Friel as its new General Manager in South Africa.

Istanbul-Baku nonstop

Istanbul-Baku nonstop

Baku is the capital and largest city of Azerbaijan, as well as the largest city on the Caspian Sea and of the Caucasus region.

Chinese tourists land in Seychelles

Chinese tourists land in Seychelles

Seychelles’ warm hospitality was on display at the international airport to welcome a group of 254 Chinese guests onboard Air Seychelles’ chartered flight from Beijing, transiting via Abu ...

The World: A cruise ship owned by the passengers on board

The World: A cruise ship owned by the passengers on board

The World, a spectacular cruise ship owned by the residents who travel on it, is scheduled to stop in Seychelles this week (from February 26-28).

2000 UAE employees at Etihad Airways

Mohamed Al Mansoori: 2,000th Emirati member of the Etihad Airways staff 2000 UAE employees at Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways has welcomed Mohamed Al Mansoori, its 2,000th Emirati member of its staff, to the airline.

Tourism: One war we can all fight

International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) calls for broader collaboration on "Green Growth" Tourism: One war we can all fight

Speaking in Johannesburg at the International Institute for Peace Through Tourism Symposium, Professor Geoffrey Lipman, ICTP President, ​and Vice Chairman Alain St.Ange​, Minister of Tourism ...

Citi and Etihad Airways sign supply chain finance partnership

Citi and Etihad Airways sign supply chain finance partnership

Citi, the leading provider of cash management and trade services in the MENA region, and Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today announced the signing of an ...

Minister: Chinese tourism to Malaysia set to double

Minister: Chinese tourism to Malaysia set to double

KOTA KINABALU, Malaysia - Malaysia’s tourism sector is expected to see a further upswing this year, with visitors from China alone set to double to two million, Transport Minister Datuk Seri ...

Hong Kong Restaurant Week 2015 to be held from 27 February to 8 March

Hong Kong Restaurant Week 2015 to be held from 27 February to 8 March

HONG KONG - Just 4 more days and the biggest edition of Hong Kong Restaurant Week, jointly presented by DiningCity and China Construction Bank ( Asia ) ["CCB ( Asia )"], will kick-start on 27 ...

Dreamtime 2015 to be hosted in Adelaide, South Australia

Dreamtime 2015 to be hosted in Adelaide, South Australia

Dreamtime 2015 is set to further strengthen the $13 billion business events sector and will give Adelaide the opportunity to showcase its unprecedented level of investment in new and existing ...

Bullet trains in Japan: Hokuriku Shinkansen to start service on March 14

Bullet trains in Japan: Hokuriku Shinkansen to start service on March 14

TOKYO, Japan - A new addition to Japan's bullet train network, the Hokuriku Shinkansen, will start service on March.

Aer Lingus unions drop support for IAG takeover bid

Aer Lingus unions drop support for IAG takeover bid

DUBLIN, Ireland - Unions at Aer Lingus have moved to distance themselves from comments Sunday that supported the takeover of the business by British-based rival IAG.

Hawaiian Airlines mulls increasing frequency to New Zealand

Hawaiian Airlines mulls increasing frequency to New Zealand

Hawaiian Airlines hopes to step up the number of flights to New Zealand.

Philippines should promote itself as top cruising destination

Philippines should promote itself as top cruising destination

MANILA, Philippines - In line with its drive to boost tourism, the Philippines should promote itself as a top cruising destination as it boasts 7,107 islands, most with pristine beaches and ...

Air India will fail to meet its February revenue target

Air India will fail to meet its February revenue target

NEW DELHI, India - The finance department of Air India has asked its commercial department to carry out "necessary" changes in the national carrier's network after it became clear that the airline ...

Vistara to beam entertainment content directly on fliers' personal devices

Vistara to beam entertainment content directly on fliers' personal devices

GOA, India - In a first for Indian carriers, the Tata Sons-Singapore Airlines JV Vistara will soon start beaming in flight entertainment (IFE) content directly on the personal electronic devices ...

Busoga Tourism Expo set for next month

Busoga Tourism Expo set for next month

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

The Busoga Kingdom will showcase the tourism attractions of the region east of the River Nile in the upcoming second Busoga Tourism Expo, to be held at the Buluza Show Ground in Iganga District. ...

Thomas Cook to sell its airline operation as part of cost-saving plan

Thomas Cook to sell its airline operation as part of cost-saving plan

LONDON, England - British holiday company Thomas Cook Group is seeking to sell its airline business as part of a cost-saving plan, the Sunday Times newspaper reported, without citing its sources. ...

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