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Kenya Airways now operates the youngest fleet in Africa

Kenya Airways now operates the youngest fleet in Africa

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

Kenya Airways yesterday reached a new milestone, when a brand new B737-8HX Sky Interior arrived at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in the late afternoon.

Destination Europe travel fair draws 5000 visitors in Jakarta

Destination Europe travel fair draws 5000 visitors in Jakarta

JAKARTA, Indonesia - More than 5,000 visitors attended the Destination Europe Travel and Cultural Fair at Balai Kartini, South Jakarta, on Saturday, highlighting the attractiveness of Europe to ...

Global business aviation: 4 percent annual growth over next decade

Global business aviation: 4 percent annual growth over next decade

ORLANDO, FL - In its 23rd annual Business Aviation Outlook, Honeywell is forecasting up to 9,450 new business jet deliveries worth $280 billion from 2014 to 2024.

Ocho Rios Cruise Ship Terminal renovation is now complete

Ocho Rios Cruise Ship Terminal renovation is now complete

OCHO RIOS, Jamaica – The multi-million dollar renovation of the Ocho Rios Cruise Ship Terminal is now complete and already visitors and local tourism interests are benefiting from the work done ...

Shoukry: Arab tourism to Egypt up 400 percent

Shoukry: Arab tourism to Egypt up 400 percent

CAIRO, Egypt - Inbound tourism from the UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Jordan grew by 400% in the last three months according to the Tourism Activation Authority’s (TAA) head of International Tourism ...

Tenerife flash-floods leave one dead, thousands trapped

Tenerife flash-floods leave one dead, thousands trapped

Thousands of tourists holidaying in Tenerife have been caught in flash-flooding on the island.

UB40 performs at Seychelles’ newest hotel on Eden Island

UB40 performs at Seychelles’ newest hotel on Eden Island

UB40 thrilled local Seychellois, VIP guests, celebrities, and international media at a once-off gig for the grand opening of Seychelles’ newest hotel.

Russian tourist assaulted, robbed in Goa

Russian tourist assaulted, robbed in Goa

PANAJI, India - A 23-year-old Russian woman was molested, beaten up and robbed at Baga beach, one of Goa's most popular beaches, police said Sunday.

CLIA commends Carnival on smooth return to port of Carnival Magic

CLIA commends Carnival on smooth return to port of Carnival Magic

WASHINGTON, DC - Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) President and CEO, Christine Duffy, issued the following statement today regarding the successful disembarkation of a passenger on ...

UN: Erasing infrastructure deficit key to Africa's growth, development

UN: Erasing infrastructure deficit key to Africa's growth, development

NEW YORK, NY - Africa's continued progress on growth and development targets will hinge on concerted efforts – from partnerships inside and outside the continent – to enhance infrastructure, a ...

Ebola: UN to consult West African governments on coordinating global crisis response

Ebola: UN to consult West African governments on coordinating global crisis response

NEW YORK, NY - The United Nations and Governments of countries at the forefront of efforts to turn back the unfolding Ebola outbreak in West Africa have agreed to ensure that the UN system adopts ...

Sweden wants him on false sex charges so he can be extradited to the US and face 35 years in prison

Free speech scandal: Wikileaks founder as a refugee in Ecuador 's embassy for two years Sweden wants him on false sex charges so he can be extradited to the US and face 35 years in prison

The accuser in Sweden accusing WikiLeaks founder of sexual assault may know very well this charge is nonsense, but US authorities want Assange in Sweden, so he could be extradited from Sweden to ...

Kenya hotels: Stop killing our reef and diving grounds

Kenya hotels: Stop killing our reef and diving grounds

By Prof. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

Diani based hotels, resorts and ocean sport operators in Kenya are up in arms when a Panama registered dredger, bearing the name of ‘Si Hang Cai Sha 1’ turned up at the reef off the award ...

Indonesian president elect has a sense of tourism

Indonesian president elect has a sense of tourism

Indonesian Tourism promotion had been coming to a stop after the recent presidential election.

Nepal tourist rescue ongoing

Nepal tourist rescue ongoing

The death toll in Nepal due to severe weather reaches 41, at least 10 people remain missing in the Annapurna region.

Death penalty: Seychelles founding president plea to Egypt's President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi

Death penalty: Seychelles founding president plea to Egypt's President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi

The death penalty is a controversial subject in many countries, including the Republic of the Seychelles.

Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign at Abu Dhabi International Airport

Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign at Abu Dhabi International Airport

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has extended its Breast Cancer Awareness campaign to guests and employees at Abu Dhabi International Airport.

First Lebanese restaurant to receive the international Star Diamond Award

First Lebanese restaurant to receive the international Star Diamond Award

The American Academy of Hospitality Sciences has announced that it has awarded ilili Restaurant in New York the International Star Diamond Award, making ilili the first Lebanese restaurant in the ...

Foreign tourists yes, Jews no at Jerusalem's  Al-Aqsa mosque

Foreign tourists yes, Jews no at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque

On Wednesday, around 100 Israelis were given access to the square outside Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque mosque, accompanied by foreign tourists.

Marathon in Beijing: Runners give up due to dangerous smog levels

Marathon in Beijing: Runners give up due to dangerous smog levels

The Beijing International Marathon went ahead as planned today despite the heavy smog covering the Chinese capital.

Ebola: Belize authorities put hundreds of American Carnival Cruise passengers in danger

Ebola: Belize authorities put hundreds of American Carnival Cruise passengers in danger

A Carnival cruise ship had two tourists and passengers on board that were considered Ebola risks.

For TSA Cleveland, Ohio is now the center of Ebola attention

For TSA Cleveland, Ohio is now the center of Ebola attention

Cleveland, Ohio, USA is now the center of attention on Ebola for the United States Transportation Security Administration( TSA).

Air Tanzania: Lack of forward planning

Air Tanzania: Lack of forward planning

By Prof. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

Reactions came in fast and furious after Air Tanzania on Friday announced the suspension of four domestic routes after one of the airline’s aircraft had to leave for heavy maintenance.

More benefits for citizens of Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda

More benefits for citizens of Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda

By Prof. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

The countries currently include Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda.

Segera opens Nairobi office

Segera opens Nairobi office

By Prof. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

Conservancies, especially those with close links if not outright partnerships with the local communities, are of late seen as one of the saviors of wildlife based tourism and a recipe of future ...

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