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Promoting tourism’s role in key areas for sustainability

The International Institute for Peace through Tourism is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to fostering travel and tourism initiatives that contribute to international understanding, ...

India tourism pushing for tourists to visit Abu Dhabi

Anil Mathur, eTN India

The Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority, and other bodies and properties, had gone all-out to see that the 63rd Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) convention went off very well.

Gulfstream G650ER claims two more city-pair records

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced the company's flagship Gulfstream G650ER recently claimed two more city-pair records.

'Operation Pride' signals turnaround at Kenya Airways

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome - eTN Africa

The impact of 'Operation Pride', Kenya Airways' measures to accomplish financial turnaround instituted over a year ago, is now becoming more apparent, when news emerged from Nairobi that the H1 ...

Valencia 2017 - more accessible than ever

Valencia is one of the most vibrant short break destinations in Europe, and with new direct flights from the UK starting in 2017, it will also be more accessible.

Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants announces second property in Grenada

2017 – Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants has announced its second property in the Caribbean with the new Kimpton Kawana Bay Grenada Resort, scheduled to open in early 2019.

Dubai records most successful year to date for business events

Dubai Business Events (DBE), the city’s official convention bureau, recorded its most successful year to date, winning 129 bids and proposals for upcoming conferences, meetings and incentive ...

Solomon Islands hit by strong earthquake

Strong earthquake rocked Solomon Islands today.

Magnitude 6.4

Date-Time • 10 Jan 2017 15:27:18 UTC

• 11 Jan 2017 02:27:18 near epicenter

Location 10.132S ...

Budapest Airport year-end cargo high

Budapest Airport closed an outstandingly successful year in cargo operations, exceeding 112,000 tons of cargo in 2016, representing an annual increase of almost 23%.

FAA issues medical rule for general aviation pilots

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today issued a final rule that allows general aviation pilots to fly without holding an FAA medical certificate as long as they meet certain requirements ...

Madrid to become twelfth member of BestCities Global Alliance

BestCities Global Alliance is cementing its reputation as the world’s leading convention tourism destination partnership, with the announcement that Madrid is set to become its twelfth member in ...

Abu Dhabi to Riyadh three times a day on Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways is introducing a third daily flight on the Abu Dhabi – Riyadh route, effective 1 February 2017.

Arabian Travel on Wellness & Spa US$104 billion global spa market to rub off on the UAE

The global wellness industry grew 10.6% to become a US$3.72 trillion market in 2015, with the spa market a key driver according to new research from the Global Wellness Institute (GWI).

Ethiopian Airlines to fly to Guinea Addis Ababa- Conakry flights to start

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

Ethiopian Airlines will in February commence flights from Addis Ababa to Conakry, serving the Guinean capital initially five times a week.

Hyatt Hotels and Resorts Australia Hyatt Centric Tasmania

Hyatt Hotels & Resorts today announced it has entered into a management agreement with Elizabeth Tasmania Pty Ltd. for a Hyatt Centric hotel in Hobart, the capital city of Tasmania, ...

Building connections between Africa and the Middle East: Africa Business Forum

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa

Since its creation in 2014, the Africa Business Forum has become one of the most important bi-annual gatherings in Africa and the Middle East.

Aeromexico reports December traffic

Grupo Aeromexico S.A.B. de C.V. today reported December 2016 operational results.

UK currency drops to lowest level since October amid Brexit fears

The UK’s currency has fallen to its lowest level since October amid fears that the country is heading for a full break from the European Union.

MV WERFTEN celebrates steel cutting ceremony for Crystal Debussy and Crystal Ravel

Today MV WERFTEN celebrated the cutting of the first piece of steel in Wismar, marking the ceremonial start of construction of Crystal River Cruises' two additional Rhine Class luxury river ...

Air Transat adds Tel Aviv to its summer program

Air Transat is proud to announce that it will be offering direct flights from Montreal to Tel Aviv.

Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair opens

The HKTDC Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair, HKTDC Hong Kong Baby Products Fair and the Hong Kong International Stationery Fair opened today at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre ...

Qatar Airways to introduce new amenity kits to Economy Class passengers this month

As part of an ongoing upgrade across its portfolio of on-board products, Qatar Airways will introduce new amenity kits to Economy Class passengers from this month.

Hawaiian Airlines breaks through 11 million mark

A record passenger count in 2016 marks 12 straight years of growth as Hawaiian Airlines continues to expand its network and fleet, providing travelers with more options to fly to and within the ...

HMH names new COO

Hospitality Management Holding (HMH) has announced today the appointment of Ferghal Purcell as its Chief Operating Officer (COO).

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