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American Airlines welcomes its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner

American Airlines welcomes its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner

FORT WORTH, TX - American Airlines today officially welcomes its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

Innocent omission or ill intent? Diani residents ask searching questions

Tourism beach draw affected by sand harvesting Innocent omission or ill intent? Diani residents ask searching questions

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

Members of the South Coast Residents Association (SCRA), a civic platform where both businesses and individual residents of the on- and off-beach locations south of Mombasa meet, are furious about ...

Association Caribbean States pivotal in promoting collaboration among tourism organizations

Association Caribbean States pivotal in promoting collaboration among tourism organizations

Researchers in the field of sustainable tourism often link regional integration and tourism development, suggesting the inseparable nature of the two in the movements towards the pluralistic and ...

New flight link with Guangzhou to boost Reunion Island tourism

New flight link with Guangzhou to boost Reunion Island tourism

The close cooperation between members of the Vanilla Island organization members has brought yet more positive results for Reunion Island Tourism (IRT).

Is American Airlines really safe?

Is American Airlines really safe?

Is flying on American airlines aircraft really safe? if one can trust a law suite filed by the local American Airlines Mechanic union, money rules the company - and safety is another issue.

World Economic Forum recognized for good works

World Economic Forum recognized for good works

DAVOS KLOSTERS, Switzerland – An agreement was co-signed today in a small ceremony by Didier Burkhalter, Federal Councillor and Head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of the Swiss ...

China Premier offers guidance on China’s economic reform agenda

China Premier offers guidance on China’s economic reform agenda

DAVOS-KLOSTERS, Switzerland – During a dialogue with global business leaders, Premier Li explained that China’s reform priority was to balance the government-market relationship.

Less than 100 days to go: Expo Milano 2015 opens May 1

Less than 100 days to go: Expo Milano 2015 opens May 1

MILAN, Italy - Less than 100 days to go to the opening of Expo Milano 2015: on 1st May the World Expo (Universal Exposition) will be welcoming for six months (until 31st October) 20 million ...

Cooperation activities between the ACS and T&T tourism authorities

Association of Caribbean States & Trinidad and Tobago Cooperation activities between the ACS and T&T tourism authorities

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago - A meeting with tourism authorities of Trinidad and Tobago was convened by the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) at its headquarters, to facilitate dialogue ...

China’s richest man striving to serve 2 billion

China’s richest man striving to serve 2 billion

DAVOS-KLOSTERS, Switzerland – “I’ve been thinking how we can make Alibaba a global platform for small businesses around the world,” Jack Ma, Founder of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group told ...

Carnival Corporation launches shipboard mobile gaming solution

Carnival Corporation launches shipboard mobile gaming solution

MIAMI, FL and NEW YORK, NY - Carnival Corporation & plc, the world's largest travel and leisure company, is using the award-winning iGaming Mobile Platform from Scientific Games to offer its ...

Equality of opportunity a key factor in reducing poverty

Equality of opportunity a key factor in reducing poverty

DAVOS-KLOSTERS, Switzerland – “Excessive inequality is not good for sustainable growth,” Lagarde said, adding that inequality had worsened since the financial crisis.

World leaders say this is the year for global action on climate change

World leaders say this is the year for global action on climate change

DAVOS-KLOSTERS, Switzerland – The world is at a critical crossroads.

French President calls on world community to respond to terrorism

French President calls on world community to respond to terrorism

DAVOS-KLOSTERS, Switzerland – It wasn’t only France that was attacked two weeks ago – freedom itself was attacked, said President François Hollande of France.

Sabah Chief Judge wants special court for tourists

Sabah Chief Judge wants special court for tourists

KOTA KINABALU, Malaysia - The Chief Judge of the High Court of Sabah and Sarawak, Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum, has expressed his wish to set up a special court for tourists in Sabah.

US citizen international travel up 12 percent

US citizen international travel up 12 percent

WASHINGTON, DC - US travel to overseas markets(1) totaled 2.1 million, up almost four percent in November and six percent for the year (28.2 million). Regional results for the month were as ...

Winter storm to snarl travel from DC to Boston into this weekend

Winter storm to snarl travel from DC to Boston into this weekend

While the mid-Atlantic will be spared a major snowstorm, snow will accumulate in part of the region and a nor'easter will deliver heavy snow to a portion of New England during the first part of ...

WTM Africa 2015 visitor registration goes live

World Travel Market (WTM) Africa 2015 WTM Africa 2015 visitor registration goes live

World Travel Market (WTM) Africa 2015’s visitor registration has officially opened, offering visitors a promising and exciting event line-up, building on the tremendous success of the inaugural ...

Etihad Airways introduces new cargo management system

Etihad Airways introduces new cargo management system

Etihad Cargo, the freight division of United Arab Emirates' (UAE) flag carrier, Etihad Airways, successfully cut over to a new cargo management system on January 18, 2015 to provide its customers ...

ICCA education seminar at AIME grooms future leaders

ICCA education seminar at AIME grooms future leaders

In recognizing the importance of continuing professional development of less experienced professionals, ICCA will deliver an education program - “ICCA International Meetings Foundation ...

Are radio signals from space broadcasts by alien life?

Are radio signals from space broadcasts by alien life?

An unknown radio signal, which may have come from alien life or from a black hole or colliding neutron stars, has been picked up by astronomers live for the first time ever.

The 1st Thailand Gourmet Festival 2015

The 1st Thailand Gourmet Festival 2015

The Department of Tourism, Ministry of Tourism and Sports, in cooperation with the National Food Institute, Ministry of Industry and Thai Chef's Association, are jointly organizing the first ...

More than 2.5 million people reached in emergency response campaign

More than 2.5 million people reached in emergency response campaign

Two successive emergency response campaigns in Sierra Leone to distribute anti-malarial drugs to people living in areas affected by the Ebola virus disease outbreak have successfully reached more ...

Happy Valentines Thailand offers February fast-tracking for loving couples

Happy Valentines Thailand offers February fast-tracking for loving couples

n the spirit of Valentine’s Day, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has joined forces with Suvarnabhumi Airport, Phuket International Airport and the Immigration Bureau to ensure that any ...

Reinventing Italy’s national airline

Reinventing Italy’s national airline

By Mario Masciullo, eTN Italy Correspondent

ITALY (eTN) - The objective of the new management of Alitalia, Italy’s national airline, is "Creating a new airline for Italy." The slogan was displayed in bold letters at a large press ...

Vietnam tourist attractions to offer free admission during Tet

Vietnam tourist attractions to offer free admission during Tet

HANOI, Vietnam - A number of relics in Hanoi, Hue, and Hoi An Ancient Town will be open to tourists for free during Tet (Lunar New Year), while a myriad of activities are poised to take place in ...

In the footsteps of giants

Travel and Tourism in Ireland In the footsteps of giants

By Michael Quane

The only Irish attraction to make Conde Naste Travel Magazine's "20 Most Beautiful UNESCO Word Heritage Sites" was County Antrims's Giant's Causeway.

Top 10 trends in tourism destination marketing in Cape Town

Top 10 trends in tourism destination marketing in Cape Town

“Visual storytelling, engagement, and inspiration are among the factors that are set to dominate cutting-edge destination marketing in 2015,” says Cape Town Tourism’s Executive Marketing ...

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines moves to new terminal in Kenya

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines moves to new terminal in Kenya

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

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has completed their move from the former Unit 2, now Terminal 1C, to the brand new Terminal 1A, following partner airline Kenya Airways which had started the migration ...

Background: Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah died, long live King  Salman

Background: Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah died, long live King Salman

Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah has died, state television reported early on Friday and his brother Salman became king, it said in a statement attributed to Salman.

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