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Hawaii denied Presidential Disaster Declaration

Hawaii denied Presidential Disaster Declaration

HONOLULU, Hawaii – Governor Neil Abercrombie and Hawaii County Mayor Billy Kenoi today issued a joint statement in response to the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s decision to deny the ...

Avis announces new partnership with SriLankan Airlines

Avis announces new partnership with SriLankan Airlines

SINGAPORE - Avis, today announced a new partnership agreement with SriLankan Airlines the national carrier of Sri Lanka and the newest member of the oneworld alliance.

Sri Lanka welcomes 1,000,000th tourist of 2014

Sri Lanka welcomes 1,000,000th tourist of 2014

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Achieving another remarkable milestone in the country's booming tourism industry, Sri Lanka Tourism welcomed the arrival of 1,000,000th tourist in year 2014 at the ...

Dozens injured in tour bus crash

Dozens injured in tour bus crash

MERRITT, BC, Canada - 56 people were injured, 6 critically, in a tourist bus crash south of Merritt, British Columbia.

Nominations accepted for Outstanding Contribution to Cruise Industry in Asia Award

Nominations accepted for Outstanding Contribution to Cruise Industry in Asia Award

SINGAPORE - Drawing on the success of the inaugural award at last year's Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific event, UBM, organizers of the show, are now accepting nominations for the second annual Rama ...

Hyatt Regency Suzhou opens in Eastern China

Hyatt Regency Suzhou opens in Eastern China

SUZHOU, China - Hyatt Regency Suzhou today announced the opening in Suzhou, one of the most important economic, cultural and historic cities ofEastern China, neighboring Shanghai.

Cross this bridge and cross the border

Cross this bridge and cross the border

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

When you cross this new bridge, you will cross the border between two African countries.

Tourism ministers meet on joint partnerships

Tourism ministers meet on joint partnerships

ST JOHNS, Antigua - A historic meeting was held between the Honourable Asot Michael, Antigua and Barbuda's Minister of Tourism, Economic Development Investment and Energy and Ontario's Minister of ...

LA Chinatown celebrates 76th Annual Moon Festival

LA Chinatown celebrates 76th Annual Moon Festival

LOS ANGELES, CA - Los Angeles Chinatown celebrates its 76th Annual Mid-Autumn Moon Festival on September 13th, 2014.

ASTA: Hazardous materials rule fix is victory for agents and consumers

ASTA: Hazardous materials rule fix is victory for agents and consumers

ALEXANDRIA, VA – ASTA applauds the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) for taking a common sense approach to the way travel ...

Severe storms may threaten Labor Day weekend from Kansas to Minnesota

Severe storms may threaten Labor Day weekend from Kansas to Minnesota

As a storm system moves out of the northern Rockies this weekend, it may trigger a severe weather outbreak on Sunday that includes the risk of a few tornadoes in portions of the northern and ...

JAL to introduce MRJ as next-generation regional jet

Japan Airlines JAL to introduce MRJ as next-generation regional jet

TOKYO, Japan - Japan Airlines Co, Ltd (JAL) and Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to order thirty-two Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) aircraft, as the next-generation ...

Tourists going on safari get more flight options

Tourists going on safari get more flight options

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

In a couple of weeks, there will be more flight options for tourists to get to their safari destinations in Africa.

Scottsdale in action: The many ways for foodie tourists to spend their days

Scottsdale in action: The many ways for foodie tourists to spend their days

By Dr. Elinor Garely, Editor-in-Chief, TourismExecutives.com; Reporter, eTurboNews.com

Dining Events in Scottsdale

Being a foodie epicenter there are many ways to spend days – eating and drinking

Reunion Island Tourism trains stakeholders in use of Google Adwords

Reunion Island Tourism trains stakeholders in use of Google Adwords

Changing times and changing technologies have led to changed market conditions and Reunion Island Tourism (IRT) has clearly gone with the times when they decided to train the island’s tourism ...

Locals and tourists – stand up and be counted

Locals and tourists – stand up and be counted

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

A ten-day-long census started yesterday across Uganda to obtain updated population data, conducted by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics.

African airlines heave sigh of relief over huge tax relief

African airlines heave sigh of relief over huge tax relief

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

Amendments to the Finance Bill 2014 passed this week have finally removed the hotly-disputed VAT taxation on new aircraft and aircraft spare parts, which not only saw Kenyan airlines relentlessly ...

Middle East airline announces flight schedule for Uganda

More flight options for tourists Middle East airline announces flight schedule for Uganda

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

Fly Dubai has announced that besides Entebbe in Uganda they will combine the daily flights between Dubai and Uganda with onward connections to Kigali, three times a week and Bujumbura, the latter ...

Hotel PR Association stages charitable activity for Sea Turtles Centre

Painting and conservation visit to Sattahip Hotel PR Association stages charitable activity for Sea Turtles Centre

Kanokros Sakdanares, corporate director of marketing communications at Centara Hotels & Resorts, in her role as president of the Hotel Public Relations Association organized a charitable ...

Rough surf claims lives as Cristobal, Marie slowly diminish

Rough surf claims lives as Cristobal, Marie slowly diminish

It's been a tumultuous week on both the East and West coasts as two hurricanes induced rough surf and a high risk for rip currents.

Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau announces the winner of itinerary contest

Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau announces the winner of itinerary contest

BANGKOK, Thailand - From May to July 2014, MICE organizers, MICE travelers, and the general public from around the world were invited to join the Itinerary Contest, challenging contestants to ...

Playa Resorts names new GM for Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall and Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall

Playa Resorts names new GM for Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall and Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall

FT LAUDERDALE, FL and MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica - Playa Resorts Management, the operational management component of Playa Hotels & Resorts BV, today announced the appointment of Carl A Hendriks as ...

Boeing, Silk Way Airlines celebrate delivery of two 747-8s

Boeing, Silk Way Airlines celebrate delivery of two 747-8s

EVERETT, WA - Boeing and Silk Way Airlines today celebrated the delivery of the airline's two 747-8 Freighters. The first airplane delivered last week and the second airplane delivered today.

Sabre renews technology agreement with Sun-n-Sand Group

Sabre renews technology agreement with Sun-n-Sand Group

SOUTHLAKE, TX - Sun-n-Sand Group has renewed its technology agreement with Sabre, including use of the industry's leading distribution solution and SynXis central reservation system (CRS) with ...

Six Flags Great America to celebrate 40 seasons in 2015

Six Flags Great America to celebrate 40 seasons in 2015

GURNEE, IL - Six Flags Great America is excited to announce a celebration of 40 Seasons of Thrills in 2015.

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