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Trinidad and Tobago student shines in the 2015 FCCA Foundation Children’s Essay Contest

Trinidad and Tobago student shines in the 2015 FCCA Foundation Children’s Essay Contest

Trinidad & Tobago Tourism

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad - On January 29, a team from the Tourism Development Company Ltd.

Minor Hotel Group completes largest-ever hospitality deal in Portugal

Minor Hotel Group completes largest-ever hospitality deal in Portugal

BANGKOK, Thailand - Minor Hotel Group (MHG), owner and operator of hotels and resorts in 22 countries across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe, South America, Africa and the Indian Ocean, ...

Southwest Airlines appoints Grace D. Lieblein to its Board Of Directors

Southwest Airlines appoints Grace D. Lieblein to its Board Of Directors

DALLAS, TX - The Board of Directors of Southwest Airlines has appointed Grace D. Lieblein as a member of the Board.

Royal Caribbean reports second year of 40 percent increase in adjusted earnings

Royal Caribbean reports second year of 40 percent increase in adjusted earnings

MIAMI, FL - Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. today reported 2015 results and provided guidance for 2016.

UK chain hotels market review – December 2015

UK chain hotels market review – December 2015

Positive Year End Profit Growth Hides Signs of Fragility at North East Hotels

Trinidad and Tobago pledges support to regional health and tourism study

Trinidad and Tobago pledges support to regional health and tourism study

Trinidad & Tobago Tourism

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad - Trinidad and Tobago is one of six countries in the Caribbean which has pledged support for the implementation of a regional project aimed at developing health monitoring ...

Garuda introduces "Super Diamond Seat Business Class"

Garuda introduces "Super Diamond Seat Business Class"

TANGERANG, Indonesia - As a part of its fleet revitalization program along with its service enhancement program as a "5-Star Airline", Indonesia's national flag carrier airline, Garuda Indonesia, ...

Cancun Tourism: UK visitor numbers up 8 percent

Cancun Tourism: UK visitor numbers up 8 percent

CANCUN, Mexico - The Cancun Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) is pleased to announce that UK visitor numbers to Cancun increased by 8% for the period January to October 2015 compared to the ...

Delta reports financial and operating performance for January 2016

Delta reports financial and operating performance for January 2016

ATLANTA, GA - Delta Air Lines today reported financial and operating performance for January 2016.

Royal Caribbean: A money making machine with a bright future ahead

Royal Caribbean: A money making machine with a bright future ahead

Royal Caribbean Cruises today reported 2015 results and provided guidance for 2016.

Solomon Islands cruise strategy bears fruit

Solomon Islands cruise strategy bears fruit

Building on the Solomon Islands potential as a new and exciting destination for the international cruise market, the destination will welcome eight separate cruise visits in 2016 - a 100 percent ...

Air Astana cooperation with KLM Air France

Air Astana cooperation with KLM Air France

Air Astana and two of Europe’s leading airlines, Air France and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, have today deepened their cooperation by signing a codeshare agreement for flights between Astana and ...

Starwood expands with 10 new openings in New York

Starwood expands with 10 new openings in New York

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide today announced that it will significantly expand its portfolio of Specialty Select brands in New York State in the next three years, with the bulk of that ...

Qatar Airways voices confidence in Mozambique travel and tourism market

Qatar Airways voices confidence in Mozambique travel and tourism market

Qatar Airways will upgrade to non-stop B787 Dreamliner service three times weekly between Doha and Maputo, Mozambique, effective March 27, 2016.

WestJet: Earnings up 16 pe cent from last year

WestJet: Earnings up 16 pe cent from last year

WestJet today announced its fourth quarter and year-end results for 2015, with record full-year net earnings of $367.5 million, or $2.92 per diluted share.

Tourist killed by an elephant in Thailand

Tourist killed by an elephant in Thailand

Wanting to ride an elephant in Thailand when on vacation? If your destination is Krabi or Phang Nga think again.

WTTC statement on the Zika virus

WTTC statement on the Zika virus

WTTC

Following the World Health Organization (WHO) announcement on February 1, 2016 that the Zika virus calls for a Public Health Emergency of International Concern, the World Travel & Tourism ...

UNWTO updates statement on Zika virus

UNWTO updates statement on Zika virus

Following the declaration by the World Health Organization (WHO) of a public health emergency of international concern on February 1, 2016 on the Zika virus, UNWTO recalls that according to WHO ...

Surging domestic leisure travel offsets softening business, international markets

Surging domestic leisure travel offsets softening business, international markets

WASHINGTON, DC - The US Travel Association on Tuesday released its inaugural Travel Trends Index (TTI), a two-prong indicator developed by the organization's economic research team to both track ...

Moving travelers faster and more securely

Moving travelers faster and more securely

Arne M. Sorenson, President and CEO, Marriott International

Ever since I was a kid, people have been talking about how the world is getting smaller and more interconnected.

Golden Triangle province of Chiang Rai to host PATA Adventure Travel Conference and Mart

Golden Triangle province of Chiang Rai to host PATA Adventure Travel Conference and Mart

Chiang Rai will host the Pacific Asia Travel Association’s Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart (AT&RTCM) 2016, February 17-19, the first Asia-Pacific travel ...

Barbados announces 2015 best year on record for tourism

Barbados announces 2015 best year on record for tourism

press release

Barbados’ tourism industry is on a strong growth path with 2015 being a record year.

Nairobi’s taxi drivers turn to violence to halt Uber

Nairobi’s taxi drivers turn to violence to halt Uber

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

Reports from Nairobi yesterday spoke of an outbreak of clashes between regular taxi drivers and drivers of Uber cabs in a turf war clearly getting out of hand.

Brand USA showcases best travel and tourism at India event

Brand USA showcases best travel and tourism at India event

Brand USA

A delegation of US suppliers and destinations from Brand USA attended the India SATTE event for the fourth consecutive year in New Delhi, held this year on January 29, 2016.

Airline war leads to better travel from East Africa to US capital

Airline war leads to better travel from East Africa to US capital

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

Travelers from Emirates’ three East Africa destinations - Entebbe, Nairobi, and Dar es Salaam - destined for Washington, DC, can now travel to the US capital on the world’s largest passenger ...

Nevada hoping to round up tourists from India

Nevada hoping to round up tourists from India

Anil Mathur, eTN India Correspondent

INDIA (eTN) - Nevada, a cowboy state of the US, has become the latest to try to get more visitors from India. A top team from Nevada, led by Lt.

Morocco to Kenya: Flights to begin soon

Casablanca to Nairobi travel Morocco to Kenya: Flights to begin soon

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

A twice-a-week service between Casablanca and Nairobi is now just two months away as Royal Air Maroc (RAM) intends to launch flights between Morocco and Kenya on March 31.

Principal issues facing the tourism industry

Principal issues facing the tourism industry

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow

Scholars of tourism know that the travel and tourism industry are far from static. New challenges seem to arise as quickly as mushrooms sprout up after a warm rain.

Hong Kong honors Indian travel agents

Hong Kong honors Indian travel agents

Anil Mathur, eTN India Correspondent

INDIA (eTN) - Hong Kong expects to see a rise in the meetings, incentives, conferences, and exhibitions (MICE) market segment from India, coming to use the excellent convention facilities and ...

Turkish Airlines adds flights to South Sudan capital

Turkish Airlines adds flights to South Sudan capital

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

Turkish Airlines will, effective March 29 this year, add 3 flights a week to South Sudan’s capital Juba, operating via Entebbe every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

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