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Switzerland opens the world's longest train tunnel

Switzerland opens the world's longest train tunnel

ZURICH, Switzerland - Seventeen years ago saw the first blasting in the historic heartland of Switzerland of the longest train tunnel in the world.

Mexico City hosts major arts and sporting events in 2016

Mexico City hosts major arts and sporting events in 2016

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - As the country's premier tourism destination, Mexico City is home to many enticing cultural events and festivals throughout the year.

Choice Hotels teams up with Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Choice Hotels teams up with Boys & Girls Clubs of America

ROCKVILLE, MD - Choice Hotels International, Inc announced today a new relationship with Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

Hawaiian Airlines welcomes Premium Cabin, fully lie-flat seating

Hawaiian Airlines welcomes Premium Cabin, fully lie-flat seating

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Bringing the serenity of Hawaii's shores to the air, Hawaiian Airlines has welcomed home its first Airbus A330 aircraft featuring fully lie-flat seating in a spacious Premium ...

US drivers may face deadliest Memorial Day weekend since 2009

US drivers may face deadliest Memorial Day weekend since 2009

ITASCA, IL - The National Safety Council estimates 439 people may be killed and an additional 50,500 will be seriously injured in motor vehicle crashes during the three-day Memorial Day holiday ...

Her Majesty Queen Maxima names Holland America Line's new ms Koningsdam

Her Majesty Queen Maxima names Holland America Line's new ms Koningsdam

SEATTLE, WA - In a festive event rich with Dutch heritage, Holland America Line held a Dedication Ceremony for ms Koningsdam Friday, May 20, 2016, in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

Mexico's Across signs order for 23 Embraer business jets

Mexico's Across signs order for 23 Embraer business jets

GENEVA, Switzerland - Embraer Executive Jets announced during a press conference today that Across, Mexico's premium business aviation services provider, signed a firm order for 23 business ...

Celine Dion adds 2017 performances to her Las Vegas residency at The Colosseum

Celine Dion adds 2017 performances to her Las Vegas residency at The Colosseum

LAS VEGAS, NV - Following a dynamic performance of her newly released single "The Show Must Go On," as well as being honored with the ICON Award at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards last night, ...

Mt. Rainier charity climb to raise money for Nepal earthquake relief

Mt. Rainier charity climb to raise money for Nepal earthquake relief

SEATTLE, WA - On July 28-30, 2016, a team from Wildland Adventures will embark on a charity climb to the summit of Mt.

Sharjah police recovers seven kilograms of stolen gold

Sharjah police recovers seven kilograms of stolen gold

SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates - Police on Monday recovered more than seven kilograms (15.5 pounds) of gold stolen from a jewelry outlet in Sharjah and arrested three of the four-member gang ...

Qatar Airways celebrates 10 years of serving Kenya's cargo needs

Qatar Airways celebrates 10 years of serving Kenya's cargo needs

DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways Cargo, the world’s third largest international cargo carrier, recently celebrated 10 years of services in Kenya.

Dubai to build new convention center

Dubai to build new convention center

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Dubai will build a new convention center at a cost of Dh1.8 billion near Dubai Creek, it was announced on Sunday.

Qatar Airways hosts industry leading AGIFORS aviation conference

Qatar Airways hosts industry leading AGIFORS aviation conference

DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways is leading an aviation conference bringing together experts from across aviation and software fields to promote the use of operations research in the airline ...

Aoife Delaney named as CIC Pacesetter 2016

Aoife Delaney named as CIC Pacesetter 2016

DUBLIN, Ireland - Ovation Global DMC is delighted to announce that Aoife Delaney, Director of Global Sales has been honoured by the Convention Industry Council (CIC) with the prestigious ...

MIXITY.brussels 2017: World’s heart beats in Brussels

MIXITY.brussels 2017: World’s heart beats in Brussels

BRUSSELS, Belgium - As a «world city» Brussels represents openness, friendliness and freedom to many.

UEFA EURO 2016: Turkish Airlines launches ‘Meet Europe’s Best’ campaign

UEFA EURO 2016: Turkish Airlines launches ‘Meet Europe’s Best’ campaign

ISTANBUL, Turkey - As the Official Airline Partner to UEFA EURO 2016 TM, Turkish Airlines announced the full details of its ‘Meet Europe’s Best’ campaign today, championing fans and European ...

High-speed transport and Internet for IBTM World connection means everything

High-speed transport and Internet for IBTM World connection means everything

ibtm

The journey to and from this year’s ibtm world in Barcelona is going to be as fast as the event’s high-speed Internet access with the opening of the onsite Metro Station at the Fira Gran ...

New direct connection from Frankfurt to Shenzhen

New direct connection from Frankfurt to Shenzhen

On May 21, Air China launched the first direct flight from Frankfurt to Shenzhen. With an Airbus A330, the route will be served three times a week.

London Heathrow airport wants to secure economic future of Britain

London Heathrow airport wants to secure economic future of Britain

Heathrow CEO John Holland-Kaye today pledged to secure the economic future of families across all of Britain if the airport is allowed to expand.

NATAS president re-elected for 2nd term with new key officers

NATAS president re-elected for 2nd term with new key officers

At the keenly-contested and recently-concluded 37th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the National Association of Travel Agents Singapore (NATAS) held on Thursday, May 19, 2016, its current ...

Peter Brun appointed as Chief Communications Officer for VFS Global

Peter Brun appointed as Chief Communications Officer for VFS Global

In line with the company’s ongoing growth and its further expansion plans, VFS Global has appointed Peter Brun, a senior communications and media professional, as Chief Communications Officer ...

American Express Global Business Travel Acquires  Finnish Corporate Travel Agency SMT

American Express Global Business Travel Acquires Finnish Corporate Travel Agency SMT

American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire SMT, a travel management company (TMC) based in Finland and a subsidiary of Finnair.

Switzerland opens the world's longest train tunnel on June 1

Switzerland opens the world's longest train tunnel on June 1

Seventeen years ago saw the first blasting in the historic heartland of Switzerland of the longest train tunnel in the world.

Jamaica Tourism Minister:  Reduce import bill

Jamaica Tourism Minister: Reduce import bill

Jamaica Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett has issued a charge to local agricultural suppliers to use the recently-released tourism demand study to help reduce the island’s import bill. ...

New GM: Moevenpick Hotel Enshi, China

New GM: Moevenpick Hotel Enshi, China

Swiss hotel-management company Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has appointed General Manager Anthony Quin to head the team at Mövenpick Hotel Enshi in Hubei province, China.

President Obama visit to Vietnam results in largest ever commercial airplane purchase

President Obama visit to Vietnam results in largest ever commercial airplane purchase

HANOI, Vietnam - Boeing and Vietjet finalized Vietnam's largest ever commercial airplane purchase. His Excellency Mr.

YOTEL breaks ground on first hotel in Dubai

YOTEL breaks ground on first hotel in Dubai

YOTEL, an affiliate company of Kuwait-listed IFA Hotels & Resorts KSCC, broke ground last week on their first property in the Middle East, expected to open in 2018.

Soon: First Hilton-branded hotel in Bali, Indonesia

Soon: First Hilton-branded hotel in Bali, Indonesia

Hilton Worldwide today announced the signing of a management agreement with P.T. Caterison Sukses to manage and re-brand the Grand Nikko Bali as Hilton Bali.

Seychelles delegation attended the First World Conference on Tourism Development in Beijing China

Seychelles delegation attended the First World Conference on Tourism Development in Beijing China

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

The Seychelles delegation headed by Sherin Naiken, CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, attended the First World Conference on Tourism Development in the Peoples Great Hall of China, Beijing, on ...

Another African country opens doors to LGBT travelers

Minister: Seychelles welcomes tourists of any sexual orientation with open arms Another African country opens doors to LGBT travelers

The African tourism world became larger and more beautiful for LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) travelers.

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