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Europe, Eurasia and Middle East: Global Growth Companies

World economics and tourism Europe, Eurasia and Middle East: Global Growth Companies

ISTANBUL, Turkey – Twenty-eight companies from Europe, Eurasia, and the Middle East have been recognized as fast-growing companies, representing a broad cross-section of industry sectors.

Kenya tourism assures French market of visitor safety

Kenya tourism assures French market of visitor safety

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

Top Resa, France’s premier tourism trade show, which ended in Paris last week, saw a significant presence from the Kenya private sector and the tourism board, courting one of Europe’s biggest ...

Tourism Ministers of Congo, Benin, Seychelles, Madagascar & Ivory Coast meet in Paris

Tourism Ministers of Congo, Benin, Seychelles, Madagascar & Ivory Coast meet in Paris

Tourism Ministers from the Congo - Josue Rodrigue Ngouonimba, Benin - Jean-Michel Abimbola, Seychelles - Alain St.Ange, Madagascar - Benjamina Ramanantso,a and the Ivory Coast - Roger Kacou met in ...

US DOT urged to issue ancillary fee rule right away

US DOT urged to issue ancillary fee rule right away

WASHINGTON, DC - Business Travel Coalition (BTC) today filed comments on behalf of some 300 corporate, university and government travel departments, travel management companies, industry ...

Small growth in business travel reported

Small growth in business travel reported

Nearly 86 of business travel agents polled in a recent survey said business travel bookings are better than or on par with this time last year.

EIBTM will have several new and notable elements

EIBTM will have several new and notable elements

EIBTM, set to run from November 18 – 20 in Barcelona, will have several new and notable elements this year. Take a look.

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US international air passenger traffic up seven percent

US international air passenger traffic up seven percent

International air traffic to/from the US totaled 96.1 million passengers through June 2014, a seven percent increase over the June 2013 year-to-date period.

W Hotels Worldwide enters Morroco

W Hotels Worldwide enters Morroco

MARRAKECH, Morocco - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc today announced that it will launch the W brand in Marrakech in 2017 with the opening of W Marrakech.

Hilton Worldwide achieves ISO 50001 certification

Hilton Worldwide implements ISO 50001 energy management system globally Hilton Worldwide achieves ISO 50001 certification

MCLEAN, VA - Hilton Worldwide today announced that, following a comprehensive upgrade to its LightStayTM global environmental management system, more than 4,200 of its properties around the world ...

He orders, she orders: Challenging gender stereotypes

He orders, she orders: Challenging gender stereotypes

CHICAGO, IL - Differences in male and female brains have been identified from the earliest stages of human development.

MSC Cruises launches new 'Inclusive Experiences'

MSC Cruises launches new 'Inclusive Experiences'

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - MSC Cruises, one of the fastest growing cruise lines in the world, announced today that it has launched Inclusive Experiences, a new pricing structure in which guests choose ...

Kane Rufe died: PATA Executive Vice President and lifetime member

Kane Rufe died: PATA Executive Vice President and lifetime member

Former Pacific Asia Travel Association Executive Vice President and lifetime PATA member Kane Rufe passed away in Rabat, Morocco, last night while attending an event organized by Intercontinental ...

Ghostly tours that will raise your spirits

Ghostly tours that will raise your spirits

CHICAGO, IL - Halloween is a time for frightening fun! If tricks intrigue you more than treats, these ghostly tours are guaranteed to raise your spirits.

United Airlines names new Executive Vice President and CIO

United Airlines names new Executive Vice President and CIO

CHICAGO, IL - United Airlines today announced that Linda Jojo will become its executive vice president and chief information officer, responsible for the development, implementation and management ...

Zermatt - celebrating 150 years

Tourist numbers in Zermatt set to climb 50% during July & August 2015 Zermatt - celebrating 150 years

In 2015, the good folk of Zermatt have decided to have a ‘knees up’ to celebrate the 150th year jubilee of the first ascent of the now iconic Matterhorn.

Turkey has the potential to become a much-needed regional energy price-setting center

Iraq remains the last major, largely untapped global energy resource Turkey has the potential to become a much-needed regional energy price-setting center

Turkey is best-positioned to play the role of a focal marketplace for the region’s vast reserves of oil and gas and so create a much-needed, price-setting hub, energy experts agreed at the World ...

China Southern Airlines marks China National Day with full-scale light show

China Southern Airlines marks China National Day with full-scale light show

To mark China National Day, China Southern Airlines will be presenting a ten-story-high light show over the entire facade of New York’s Museum of Arts and Design on October 1.

Air travel alert: Only half of LH long-haul flights from Frankfurt will operate

Lufthansa publishes special flight timetable Air travel alert: Only half of LH long-haul flights from Frankfurt will operate

Owing to the renewed strike announced by the Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) pilots' union, Lufthansa has cancelled 25 long-haul flights from Frankfurt for Tuesday, September 2.

Opening: Yin Run Jin Jiang Resort Anji in Zhejiang Province, China

Opening: Yin Run Jin Jiang Resort Anji in Zhejiang Province, China

Jin Jiang International Hotels officially announced the opening of its newest property, Yin Run Jin Jiang Resort Anji, located in Anji county in northwestern Zhejiang province, eastern China.

Bogotá to welcome World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony 2015

Bogotá to welcome World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony 2015

Colombian capital Bogotá has been selected as host for the World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony 2015 after a fierce bidding process.

Aeromexico celebrates 80 years as Mexico's flagship carrier

Aeromexico celebrates 80 years as Mexico's flagship carrier

Aeromexico is celebrating its 80th anniversary as Mexico's flagship carrier and thanks its passengers, vendors, commercial partners, airport groups, trade unions, and employees who have placed ...

Pandaw River Expeditions: Anthony Dupont, Chief Operating Officer

Pandaw River Expeditions: Anthony Dupont, Chief Operating Officer

IFC Pandaw announced that Anthony Dupont has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer.

El Gaucho Hospitality: Leadership change announced

El Gaucho Hospitality: Leadership change announced

El Gaucho Hospitality Owner, Chairman and CEO Paul Mackay announced his retirement after more than 40 years in the restaurant industry and has been promoted to Head Gaucho of the Eastern ...

Africa is still the "Go To" place for hotel investors

Unpacking the outcomes of the Hotel Investment Conference Africa 2014 Africa is still the "Go To" place for hotel investors

PRETORIA, South Africa - “Africa remains the ‘go to’ place in the world, in as far as hotel investment and growth is concerned - and it will be for some time to come,” says one of South ...

Qatar Airways connection to the 24th Men's Handball World Championship

Qatar Airways connection to the 24th Men's Handball World Championship

A strategic partnership has been announced as Qatar 2015 ramps up its preparations to host the first international handball championship tournament which runs from January 15 until February 1, ...

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