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Maui shark attack: "I was basically in its mouth."

Maui shark attack: "I was basically in its mouth."

"It was something you dream of on 'Shark Week,'" Roberson said. "It was so close to me, and the mouth was so open when it came up. It was in pure attack mode, and it was just right there.

Total Oil CEO died in Moscow plane crash

Total Oil CEO died in Moscow plane crash

Gas giant Total confirms with deep regret and great sadness that Chairman and CEO Christophe de Margerie died just after 10pm (Paris time) on October 20 in a private plane crash at Vnukovo Airport ...

Pan Pacific Tianjin opens

Pan Pacific Tianjin opens

Pan Pacific Hotels Group has announced the opening of the 319-unit Pan Pacific Tianjin in China.

Ebola-free Nigeria ready to host AKWAABA African Travel Market

Ebola-free Nigeria ready to host AKWAABA African Travel Market

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

Organizers of the annual AKWAABA African Travel Market, West Africa’s most important tourism trade show, will no doubt have had a combined breath of relief when Nigeria was yesterday declared ...

The travel industry’s fastest-growing sector

WYSTC 2014 CONFERENCE The travel industry’s fastest-growing sector

One of the key themes underpinning a leading travel event, was the sheer power of this up a coming growing travel sector.

Growing segment of tourists want to travel classic train routes

Growing segment of tourists want to travel classic train routes Growing segment of tourists want to travel classic train routes

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

Tourism stakeholders have been waiting for periodic, if not regular, special trains which can be marketed to a growing international segment of tourists wanting to travel the classic train routes ...

Seaplanes open route between Hanoi and Halong Bay

Seaplanes open route between Hanoi and Halong Bay

HANOI, Vietnam — Vietnam’s first seaplane service launched last month, cutting the travel time from Hanoi to Halong Bay to 30 minutes wheels up to pontoons down.

World's best hotels, resorts, cities, islands, airlines, and cruise lines revealed

World's best hotels, resorts, cities, islands, airlines, and cruise lines revealed

NEW YORK, NY - Conde Nast Traveler today announced the results of its 27th annual Readers' Choice Awards, ranking the best hotels, resorts, cities, islands, airlines, and cruise lines in the ...

The Diagonale Des Fous on Reunion Island concludes the 2014 Ultra Trail World Tour

activity is a major tourism segment for the island The Diagonale Des Fous on Reunion Island concludes the 2014 Ultra Trail World Tour

In two days, from October 23-25, the annual Ultra Trail World Tour will come to a conclusion when the final race of the season will take place on the French Indian Ocean island of Reunion.

St. Kitts named in Top 25 islands for golf globally

St. Kitts named in Top 25 islands for golf globally

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – As published in the Fall 2014 issue of LINKS Magazine, a top US national golf publication available in print and online, St.

Starwood sells iconic St. Regis, Rome

Starwood sells iconic St. Regis, Rome

STAMFORD, CT - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc today announced that it has sold The St Regis, Rome to subsidiaries of Constellation Hotels Holding Limited (“Constellation”) for ...

Nor'easter to unleash rain, wind from Virginia to Maine

Nor'easter to unleash rain, wind from Virginia to Maine

A storm will spin up along the New England coast at midweek and will take on characteristics of a nor'easter with drenching wind-swept rain and coastal flooding in some locations.

Kyoto grows its offerings to MICE market

Kyoto grows its offerings to MICE market

KYOTO, Japan - Kyoto is continuing to grow its offering to the conference, events and incentives market with the launch of a new venue.

Plane crash at Moscow airport kills all on board

Plane crash at Moscow airport kills all on board

MOSCOW, Russia - A private plane crashed at Moscow's Vnukovo airport on October 21, just after midnight. All people on board were killed, RIA Novosti reported, citing a source in law ...

Emirates growth strategy on track

Emirates growth strategy on track

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Emirates will continue with its growth trajectory, in spite of global challenges like regional political instability, pandemic health issues in Africa and softening ...

Virgin America reports September 2014 operational results

Virgin America reports September 2014 operational results

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Virgin America today reported its preliminary operational results for September 2014 and the first nine months of the year.

Qatar Airways names first Airbus A350XWB destination

Airline passengers scramble to get on first flight Qatar Airways names first Airbus A350XWB destination

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

There will no doubt be a scramble of passengers to be on the first flight of Qatar Airways (QR), now that the airline has confirmed that they will begin commercial operations with the world’s ...

World Travel Market explores the taxing issue of duty-free retail therapy

World Travel Market explores the taxing issue of duty-free retail therapy

A debate at World Travel Market this year, hosted by Tax Free World Association, will look in detail at the duty free and travel retail industry, which is now worth over $60 billion in worldwide ...

Gonzalo to deliver drenching rain, strong wind to Europe

Gonzalo to deliver drenching rain, strong wind to Europe

This weekend once-Hurricane Gonzalo impacted Newfoundland, Canada, with damaging wind and heavy rainfall.

Tourists and locals countdown to Festival Kreol in Seychelles

Tourists and locals countdown to Festival Kreol in Seychelles

Only four days left before Seychelles welcomes its 29th edition of the annual Festival Kreol, whereby it celebrates the Creole culture, traditions and history, the Creole people, the Creole ...

NEW #BeAwesome #EIBTM14 campaign launches

NEW #BeAwesome #EIBTM14 campaign launches

“EIBTM is not just about business, we are probably the single biggest industry community event with some 15,000 of us in Barcelona over much of the week, there will be a big buzz on the show ...

Caribbean announces ban on visitors from countries affected by Ebola

Caribbean announces ban on visitors from countries affected by Ebola

A group of Caribbean countries have announced bans on entry to foreigners who have travelled through the three West African countries most affected by Ebola.

Next Hot Model UK photoshoot in Seychelles a raving success

Next Hot Model UK photoshoot in Seychelles a raving success

The two winners from the Next Hot Model UK – 2014 were in Seychelles recently for their professional photoshoot.

21 million Americans to fly in Q4, Thanksgiving and Christmas air fare higher this year

21 million Americans to fly in Q4, Thanksgiving and Christmas air fare higher this year

BELLEVUE, WA - Booking data reveals that 21 million Americans are expected to fly from October through December, either for holiday festivities, to a sunny beach locale or somewhere in between.* ...

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