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Courtyard marks 1,000th hotel milestone

Courtyard marks 1,000th hotel milestone

BETHESDA, MD - Courtyard by Marriott, the world's 8th largest hospitality brand, reaches its 1,000 hotel milestone and celebrates on a global scale.

Dassault Aviation to present Falcon fleet at Australian International Airshow

Dassault Aviation to present Falcon fleet at Australian International Airshow

MELBOURNE, Australia - Dassault Aviation will present its Falcon fleet of large cabin, long range business jets at the Australian International Airshow, Australia's largest and most comprehensive ...

India-Sri Lanka Renewable Energy Growth Forum 2015 announced

India-Sri Lanka Renewable Energy Growth Forum 2015 announced

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - UBM India, host of the annual Renewable Energy India (REI) expositions in the country, announced its first ever India-Sri Lanka Renewable Energy Growth Forum, to showcase the ...

Aruba Tourism Authority reports 2014 tourism results

Aruba Tourism Authority reports 2014 tourism results

ORANJESTAD, Aruba - The Aruba Tourism Authority (ATA) reported total arrivals in 2014 increased by 9.5 percent, as compared to the same period in 2013.

Verdict penalizes Palestinian Authority for terror attacks  in Israel that killed or wounded US citizens

Verdict penalizes Palestinian Authority for terror attacks in Israel that killed or wounded US citizens

NEW YORK, NY - AJC welcomed today's US jury verdict against the Palestinian Authority and the PLO, holding the Palestinian leadership responsible for terror attacks in Israel that killed or ...

Ice to bring hazardous travel from Texas to North Carolina

Ice to bring hazardous travel from Texas to North Carolina

The same storm system burying parts of the Four Corners states with snow will bring ice and treacherous travel to the South early this week.

Paul Gauguin Cruises announces 2016 voyages

Paul Gauguin Cruises announces 2016 voyages

BELLEVUE, WA - Paul Gauguin Cruises, operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, m/s Paul Gauguin, and the 88-guest m/v Tere Moana, ...

New executive named to lead Hyatt India’s operational growth

New executive named to lead Hyatt India’s operational growth

MUMBAI, India - Hyatt Hotels & Resorts today announced the appointment of a new Vice President of operations for India.

Darden announces appointment of Chief Executive Officer

Darden announces appointment of Chief Executive Officer

ORLANDO, Florida, USA - Darden Restaurants, Inc.

Tourism and culture ministers of Kingdom of Swaziland and Seychelles meet

Tourism and culture ministers of Kingdom of Swaziland and Seychelles meet

Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, spent time with his two colleagues from the Kingdom of Swaziland, the Minister of Tourism, the Hon.

Dangerous cold gripping Eastern US this week to ease in March

Dangerous cold gripping Eastern US this week to ease in March

Additional waves of frigid air will continue to flow southward out of Canada and into the central and eastern United States this week, but there are indications the worst of the cold will ease up ...

World's largest public art festival kicks off this week In Montréal

World's largest public art festival kicks off this week In Montréal

MONTRÉAL, Canada - On the heels of a triumphant opening in 2014, with 116,000 visitors on its first night alone, Art Souterrain is set to launch its seventh edition during Montréal's Nuit ...

Aéroports de Montréal and Syndicat des Employés des Aéroports de Montréal reach collective agreement

Aéroports de Montréal and Syndicat des Employés des Aéroports de Montréal reach collective agreement

OTTAWA, Canada - Today, the Honorable Dr K Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, congratulated Aéroports de Montréal and the Syndicat des Employés des Aéroports de ...

US citizen international outbound travel up 10 percent in 2014

US citizen international outbound travel up 10 percent in 2014

WASHINGTON, DC - US travel in December up 17 percent.

Annual 2014/2013 Comparisons

U.S. travel to overseas markets totaled 30.8 million, up six percent for the year. Regional results ...

Art exhibition unveiled at Seychelles’ eighth eco-friendly marathon closing ceremony

Art exhibition unveiled at Seychelles’ eighth eco-friendly marathon closing ceremony

Seychelles' Designated Minister for Community Development, Social Affairs and Sports, Vincent Meriton; Minister for Tourism and Culture Alain St.Ange; Principal Secretary for Culture Benjamine ...

Centra Taum Seminyak Bali awarded Best Mid-Range Hotel of the Year 2015

Centra Taum Seminyak Bali awarded Best Mid-Range Hotel of the Year 2015

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Indonesian Ministry of Tourism and Indonesia Achievement Center (IAC) has presented Centra Taum Seminyak Bali for the second time with The Best Mid-Range Hotel of the Year ...

Choice Hotels International opens 478 hotels worldwide in 2014

Choice Hotels International opens 478 hotels worldwide in 2014

ROCKVILLE, MD - Choice Hotels International, Inc announced outstanding system growth with the opening of 478 domestic and international properties in 2014.

Delta adds Kona flight and more leisure service from Seattle

Delta adds Kona flight and more leisure service from Seattle

SEATTLE, WA - Delta Air Lines is adding service from its hub at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to Kona International Airport and will increase service from select seasonal markets beginning ...

Flight attendant union joins Senator Durbin to celebrate smoke-free skies

Flight attendant union joins Senator Durbin to celebrate smoke-free skies

CHICAGO, IL - Today, members of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) join Senator Durbin (D-IL) at a press conference at O'Hare to celebrate 25 years of the in-flight smoking ban and the ...

Vanilla Islands pursue their growth

Vanilla Islands pursue their growth

In a few days, from March 4-8, 2015, the Vanilla Islands will participate in the ITB Berlin tourism fair to continue mobilizing tour operators on the marketing of combined trips including the ...

WTTC and eTurboNews join forces to highlight importance of sustainable future for Travel & Tourism

WTTC and eTurboNews join forces to highlight importance of sustainable future for Travel & Tourism

LONDON, England; HALEIWA, Hawaii - The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) today announced a collaboration with eTurboNews (eTN) to give sustainable tourism a boost by highlighting and ...

Results released: 2015 Cruise Critic UK Cruisers’ Choice Awards

Results released: 2015 Cruise Critic UK Cruisers’ Choice Awards

Cruise Critic, the world's largest cruise reviews site and cruise community, has released its 2015 Cruise Critic UK Cruisers’ Choice Awards - the cruise awards based entirely on reviews ...

Etihad Airways:  New General Manager in South Africa

Etihad Airways: New General Manager in South Africa

Etihad Airways, the national airline for the United Arab Emirates (UAE), today announced the appointment of John Friel as its new General Manager in South Africa.

Istanbul-Baku nonstop

Istanbul-Baku nonstop

Baku is the capital and largest city of Azerbaijan, as well as the largest city on the Caspian Sea and of the Caucasus region.

Chinese tourists land in Seychelles

Chinese tourists land in Seychelles

Seychelles’ warm hospitality was on display at the international airport to welcome a group of 254 Chinese guests onboard Air Seychelles’ chartered flight from Beijing, transiting via Abu ...

The World: A cruise ship owned by the passengers on board

The World: A cruise ship owned by the passengers on board

The World, a spectacular cruise ship owned by the residents who travel on it, is scheduled to stop in Seychelles this week (from February 26-28).

2000 UAE employees at Etihad Airways

Mohamed Al Mansoori: 2,000th Emirati member of the Etihad Airways staff 2000 UAE employees at Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways has welcomed Mohamed Al Mansoori, its 2,000th Emirati member of its staff, to the airline.

Tourism: One war we can all fight

International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) calls for broader collaboration on "Green Growth" Tourism: One war we can all fight

Speaking in Johannesburg at the International Institute for Peace Through Tourism Symposium, Professor Geoffrey Lipman, ICTP President, ​and Vice Chairman Alain St.Ange​, Minister of Tourism ...

Citi and Etihad Airways sign supply chain finance partnership

Citi and Etihad Airways sign supply chain finance partnership

Citi, the leading provider of cash management and trade services in the MENA region, and Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today announced the signing of an ...

Minister: Chinese tourism to Malaysia set to double

Minister: Chinese tourism to Malaysia set to double

KOTA KINABALU, Malaysia - Malaysia’s tourism sector is expected to see a further upswing this year, with visitors from China alone set to double to two million, Transport Minister Datuk Seri ...

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