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FAA proposes civil penalties against seven companies

HAZARDOUS MATERIALS REGULATIONS VIOLATION FAA proposes civil penalties against seven companies

The US Department of Transportations Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proposing civil penalties ranging from $54,000 to $91,000 against seven companies for allegedly violating Hazardous ...

Prosecuted: South Korean Airlines former VP

Prosecuted: South Korean Airlines former VP

The macadamia incident onboard Korean Airlines before take off in New York is still unfolding.

CVT joins Hotel Partners Africa

CVT joins Hotel Partners Africa

Hotel Partners Africa (HPA), the consultancy formed by four pre-eminent consultants to the hotel industry in Africa – Trevor Ward and Vernon Page of W Hospitality Group, Mark Martinovic of Hotel ...

Oman’s growing tourism market

36 weekly flights from Doha to Oman Oman’s growing tourism market

The second largest Omani city, Salalah, will see Qatar Airways adding four new services by next February.

Air traffic controllers in Kenya: Going slow

Air traffic controllers in Kenya: Going slow

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

Going by past experience with air traffic controllers in Nairobi, the go slow yesterday morning may see several planes held on the taxiway for extended periods of time.

Tourism Congo-Tanzania: Now 129 dead in Tanzania - Congo lake accident

Tourism Congo-Tanzania: Now 129 dead in Tanzania - Congo lake accident

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

Additional information received overnight from a source in Tanzania indicating 129 bodies were recovered from the waters of Lake Tanganyika, would make this one of the worst lake disasters in ...

Emirates announces A380 service to Perth, Australia

Emirates announces A380 service to Perth, Australia

DUBAI, UAE - Emirates, a global connector of people and places will be giving travelers heading to Perth, Australia, the opportunity to experience the Emirates Airbus A380 on the route for the ...

AAA: 98.6 million Americans traveling this holiday season, 4 percent more than last year

AAA: 98.6 million Americans traveling this holiday season, 4 percent more than last year

AAA projects 98.6 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the year-end holiday season, an increase of 4 percent from the 94.8 million people who traveled last year.

Air China receives Facebook award

Air China receives Facebook award

Jayne Leung, president for Facebook Greater China, met He Zhigang, general manager for Air China's marketing department, at Air China headquarters on December 9, 2014.

Phangan Color Moon Festival 2014 showcases the island & is far more than a full moon party

Phangan Color Moon Festival 2014 showcases the island & is far more than a full moon party

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) in partnership with the Ko Phangan Hotels Association has organized the first Phangan Color Moon Festival 2014, during December 9-13, to showcase that the ...

Lao tourism stakeholders convene for AEC countdown

Lao tourism stakeholders convene for AEC countdown

LUANG PRABANG, Laos – A spectrum of 80-plus Lao tourism stakeholders from around the country took a collective step forward in preparing for the ASEAN Economic Community’s (AEC) 2015 startup ...

India draws 10 percent more tourists in 2014

India draws 10 percent more tourists in 2014

NEW DELHI, India - India appears to have overcome the issue of women's safety and dollarless growth to draw 10% more tourists than last year.

Cyprus braces for massive slump in Russian touism

Cyprus braces for massive slump in Russian touism

NICOSIA, Cyprus - Russian tourism to Cyprus is expected to drop dramatically next year, in a major blow to the industry.

Reunion Island at “AT Reisen Erlebnistag” event in Leipzig

Reunion Island at “AT Reisen Erlebnistag” event in Leipzig

German tour operator, AT Reisen Erlebnistag, organized a show in Germany in the region of Saxony, providing an opportunity for Reunion Island Tourism (IRT) to showcase its presence to destination ...

New VP of Restaurants to lead strategic F&B initiative

New VP of Restaurants to lead strategic F&B initiative

MERRILLVILLE, Indiana - White Lodging is pleased to announce Jason Druso as its new Vice President of Restaurants, working on improving the company's Food and Beverage operations and revenue ...

Gazpromneft-Aero commences refueling Japan Airlines at Domodedovo Airport

Gazpromneft-Aero commences refueling Japan Airlines at Domodedovo Airport

ST PETERSBURG, Russia - Gazpromneft-Aero has started supplying aviation fuel to Japan Airlines (JAL) at Moscow Domodedovo Airport.

Boeing and Jetlines announce order for five 737 MAX 7s

Boeing and Jetlines announce order for five 737 MAX 7s

SEATTLE, WA - Boeing and Jetlines today announced an order for five 737 MAX 7s as the new Canadian ultra-low cost carrier builds its future fleet.

China Wedding Expo 2015 opens on January 20

China Wedding Expo 2015 opens on January 20

SHANGHAI, China - The highly-anticipated "the 27th China Wedding Expo" will be a grand debut on January 20-23th, 2015 at Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center (1099 Guo Zhan Road, ...

Aeromexico launches Managua service

Aeromexico launches Managua service

MANAGUA, Nicaragua - Aeromexico, Mexico's global airline, announces the beginning of its new service with six weekly flights between Managua and Mexico City.

Air France to fly Airbus A380 from Paris to Miami

Air France to fly Airbus A380 from Paris to Miami

Air France has confirmed it will offer up to seven flights a week to Miami from Paris-Charles de Gaulle for the winter season, until March 28th, with flights operated by an Airbus A380.

IATA: Airfare costs to follow faling oil prices

IATA: Airfare costs to follow faling oil prices

The International Air Transport Association has announced an outlook for improved industry profitability in its Economic Performance of the Air Transport Industry report.

China Maritime Silk Road Antiques Photo Exhibition opens at UN Headquarters

China Maritime Silk Road Antiques Photo Exhibition opens at UN Headquarters

NEW YORK, NY - The simple but solemn opening ceremony of the "China Maritime Silk Road Antiques Photo Exhibition" takes place today, December 15th, 2014, on the first floor of the United Nations ...

Lindt Chocolate Cafe Australia issues statement on hostage situation

Lindt Chocolate Cafe Australia issues statement on hostage situation

Lindt Chocolate Cafe Australia issued the following statement on Facebook regarding the hostage situation in Sydney:

W Hotels Worldwide debuts in Colombia

W Hotels Worldwide debuts in Colombia

BOGOTA, Colombia - W Hotels Worldwide, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc, today debuted in Colombia with the unveiling of W Bogota.

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