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Accelya appoints new Group Chief Executive Officer

Accelya appoints new Group Chief Executive Officer

BARCELONA, Spain - Accelya, the leading provider of financial and business intelligence solutions to the Airline and Travel industry, recently announced the appointment of John Johnston as Group ...

AEG Facilities fills newly-created sales position

AEG Facilities fills newly-created sales position

LOS ANGELES, California - It was announced today by Chuck Steedman, Chief Operating Officer, AEG Facilities, that Jason Hull has been appointed to Director of Sales, Meetings and Conventions.

Seychelles Tourism Board boosts islands’ visibility on French market

Seychelles Tourism Board boosts islands’ visibility on French market

The Seychelles Tourism Board has joined forces with Etihad Airways, Air Seychelles, and island specialist tour operator, Passion des îles, to make Seychelles become more visible on the French ...

New SeaWorld campaign highlights leadership in killer whale care, counters misinformation

New SeaWorld campaign highlights leadership in killer whale care, counters misinformation

ORLANDO, FL - SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc today launched a new advertising campaign highlighting the company's leadership in the care of killer whales and contributions to protect whales both in ...

WSI Europe: No significant change in travel weather pattern in April

WSI Europe: No significant change in travel weather pattern in April

ANDOVER, MA - WSI (Weather Services International) expects below-normal temperatures in the UK and western Europe for the April-June period, with above-normal temperatures continuing across ...

Five DoubleTree by Hilton properties join Historic Hotels of America

Five DoubleTree by Hilton properties join Historic Hotels of America

MCLEAN, VA - DoubleTree by Hilton announced today that five of its most celebrated and distinguished hotels have joined the prestigious Historic Hotels of America organization.

Celebrate Easter at Corinthia Hotels

Celebrate Easter at Corinthia Hotels

With Easter fast approaching, the five-star Corinthia Hotels have each crafted unique packages combining favorite Easter treats and local Easter traditions.

Karisma Hotels and Viacom sign landmark agreement to develop Nickelodeon Hotels

Karisma Hotels and Viacom sign landmark agreement to develop Nickelodeon Hotels

MIAMI, FL - Karisma Hotels & Resorts and Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) a division of Viacom Inc, are pleased to announce the signing of a landmark agreement to develop Nickelodeon ...

Warmth to surge into US Northeast at midweek

Warmth to surge into US Northeast at midweek

The current weather pattern has many people in the East wondering when a prolonged warmth will be experienced across the region.

Lee Kwan Yew turned Singapore into one of most attractive destination in Southeast Asia

Lee Kwan Yew turned Singapore into one of most attractive destination in Southeast Asia

By Luc Citrinot

SINGAPORE - Prime Minister of the federated State of Singapore since 1959, Lee Kwan Yew was a visionary personality who managed to turn the old British trading port into a major international ...

Heathrow announces new measures to connect UK nations and regions to global growth

Heathrow announces new measures to connect UK nations and regions to global growth

LONDON, England - Heathrow has announced a new package of commitments deliverable with expansion, designed to connect the UK’s nations and regions to growth markets around the world.

Equatorial Guinea graduates first class of air traffic controllers

Equatorial Guinea graduates first class of air traffic controllers

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea - The government of Equatorial Guinea graduated its first class of air traffic controllers in Madrid last week.

Latin American exhibitors confirm their presence at WTM Latin America 2015

Sao Paulo World Travel Market April 22-24, 2015 Latin American exhibitors confirm their presence at WTM Latin America 2015

Since its first edition, WTM Latin America, the event that brings the world to Latin America and promotes Latin America to the world, will attract a large number of national and international ...

Airbus celebrates delivery of its 9,000th aircraft

Airbus celebrates delivery of its 9,000th aircraft

Airbus has celebrated the delivery of its 9000th aircraft at a ceremony in Hamburg, Germany, on March 20, 2015.

20% of this market is flying First or Business Class for leisure travel

20% of this market is flying First or Business Class for leisure travel

Special ATM 2015 seminar sessions will evaluate the impact and value of the local and global family travel market, as 25% of MENA residents opt for luxury accommodation and 20% choose to fly first ...

Thai government launches 1111 hotline

Tourist police hotline in Thailand Thai government launches 1111 hotline

The Royal Thai Government has launched a new 1111 hotline to receive complaints from foreigners in Thailand, in addition to the existing 1155 Tourist Police Call Center.

Youngest holder of a Ph.D. in aviation in the world

Youngest holder of a Ph.D. in aviation in the world

Shareef Al Romaithi, a 31-year-old Etihad Airways First Officer, has become the first Emirati to obtain a PhD in aviation from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, which also makes him the ...

Air China to start Beijing-Melbourne nonstop

Air China to start Beijing-Melbourne nonstop

Air China will start Beijing-Melbourne four-times weekly nonstop service from June 1, 2015, becoming the only carrier that offers Beijing-Melbourne nonstop service.

Air New Zealand and Air China unveil proposed alliance

Air New Zealand and Air China unveil proposed alliance

Air New Zealand and Air China have released details of a proposed alliance on services between China and New Zealand.

Air China to add flights to its Beijing-Los Angeles route from May

Air China to add flights to its Beijing-Los Angeles route from May

As travel between China and the United States gains fast in popularity, increasing capacity continuously on China-US routes has been one of the Air China's important moves to enhance its long-haul ...

Sri Lanka tourism focus on Scandinavia

Sri Lanka tourism focus on Scandinavia

The leadership of the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotions Bureau has taken another look at its overall portfolio of markets and has strategically selected one of the key focus areas globally - ...

Western Australia pilot whales rescue operation in progress

Western Australia pilot whales rescue operation in progress

A rescue attempt is underway to save a group of long-finned pilot whales that are washed up against a breakwater wall in Western Australia.

Chile earthquake rocks Putre of the Parinacota Province in the Arica-Parinacota region

Chile earthquake rocks Putre of the Parinacota Province in the Arica-Parinacota region

A 6.4 earthquake was measured at 4.51 UTC time 30 miles from Putre. Putre is a Chilean town and commune, capital of the Parinacota Province in the Arica-Parinacota region.

Accor Thailand appoints new Director of Loyalty and Communications

Accor Thailand appoints new Director of Loyalty and Communications

Accor, one of the leading hotel operators in Asia Pacific and Thailand, announced the appointment of Valerie Marina Barrios as the Director of Loyalty and Communications for Accor Thailand, ...

Staying in a US Hyatt, Marriott, Starwood, Hilton, IHG? Get ready for a second-class experience

Hotels and airlines in America: Unable to compete with the world Staying in a US Hyatt, Marriott, Starwood, Hilton, IHG? Get ready for a second-class experience

By Juergen Steinmetz, eTN Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

I just checked out of the Hyatt Regency Waikiki and thought to share my observations with you.

Hamburg is Germany's nominee for 2024 Olympic Games

Hamburg is Germany's nominee for 2024 Olympic Games

HAMBURG, Germany - Today the General Assembly of the German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB) has voted in favor of Hamburg as the official German nominee for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic ...

New Malaysian airline orders 20 Bombardier jets

New Malaysian airline orders 20 Bombardier jets

As the restructuring of troubled national carrier Malaysian Airlines continues, Bombardier Aerospace announced that it had ratified a deal with a new Malaysian start up, flymojo, for 20 C Series ...

Three airlines facing legal action over shoddy customer service

Three airlines facing legal action over shoddy customer service

LONDON, England - Three major airlines are facing legal action over alleged breaches of consumer law in their handling of passengers hit by disruption to flights.

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