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China rolls out new safety rules for foreign carriers

China rolls out new safety rules for foreign carriers

BEIJING, China - International carriers operating in China will be evaluated by the country's aviation regulator, and those who fail to meet safety standards will be prohibited from operating in ...

Tourism promotion with success as Seychelles carnival makes cover page

Tourism promotion with success as Seychelles carnival makes cover page

Success is easy to take for granted, but the tireless efforts by the team at the Seychelles Tourism Board to keep Seychelles visible in the four corners of the world is no easy feat at all.

Europe’s first five-star airport further enhances passenger comfort

Europe’s first five-star airport further enhances passenger comfort

MUNICH, Germany - Leaning back in a lounge chair, losing yourself in a novel or catching up with your mail – just a few of the pleasant options enjoyed by visitors to the recreation areas in ...

Grenada targets female travelers

Grenada targets female travelers

ST GEORGE'S, Grenada - The warm islands of Grenada will soon become the destination of choice for many female travelers as the Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) launches its ‘Grenada Girls ...

Equatorial Congo Airlines flies to Beirut

Equatorial Congo Airlines flies to Beirut

BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of the Congo - ECAir, Equatorial Congo Airlines, the national airline of the Republic of the Congo, headed by Fatima Beyina‐Moussa, who is also President of the AFRAA ...

New CEO at Sunway International Hotels & Resorts

New CEO at Sunway International Hotels & Resorts

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Sunway Group announces the appointment of Albert Cheong as Chief Executive Officer of Sunway International Hotels & Resorts, effective 18 May 2015.

Trinidad & Tobago launches travel agent specialist program

Trinidad & Tobago launches travel agent specialist program

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad - Trinidad & Tobago Tourism Development Company Limited (TDC) is pleased to announce the launch of the Trinidad & Tobago Travel Agent Specialist Program.

Hilton finds perfect fit with new Foundation head

Hilton finds perfect fit with new Foundation head

AGOURA HILLS, California - The Conrad N Hilton Foundation, which has awarded US$1 billion in grants in the US and around the world to improve the lives of disadvantaged and vulnerable people, ...

Brain benefits and battling giants

Llively interactive education at the Inspiration Hub at IMEX Brain benefits and battling giants

The brain benefits of slow meetings were discussed in a lively session led by renowned industry experts Amy Spatrisano and Janet Sperstad from Madison College at the Inspiration Hub today at IMEX ...

Tech start-ups for the meeting industry present innovative solutions at IMEX

Tech start-ups for the meeting industry present innovative solutions at IMEX

The most innovative Event Technology Startups were showcased at the Event Technology Startup Competition at IMEX in Frankfurt.

Paddleboards bring California culture to the masses

Paddleboards bring California culture to the masses

POP Paddleboards, the "globally local" innovator of bold, advanced stand-up paddleboards with fresh inventions, vibrant style and mass appeal, is enjoying a surge in popularity as the sport is ...

London tourism: Record-breaking year welcomes 17.4 million international tourists

London tourism: Record-breaking year welcomes 17.4 million international tourists

17.4 million tourists. Quite a number for the British capital London.

US Memorial Day travelers expected to spend $12.3 billion

US Memorial Day travelers expected to spend $12.3 billion

Travelers hitting the road, rails or skies this Memorial Day weekend are expected to generate an average of $330 per person in activity for the US economy, according to economists at the US Travel ...

Meetings in Thailand: TCEB positions Thailand as a gateway to ASEAN success

Meetings in Thailand: TCEB positions Thailand as a gateway to ASEAN success

The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (Public Organization), or TCEB, has today unveiled the next step in its strategy to boost confidence among German and EU business events stakeholders ...

How do I attract more meetings and events to my destination?

How do I attract more meetings and events to my destination?

“How Do I Attract More Meetings and Events to My Destination?” was the engaging theme that drew more than 120 participants including ministers, senior government representatives, policy makers ...

Two European associations of DMO joined hands on education

Two European associations of DMO joined hands on education

For the first time, these two international associations of DMOs set up a collaboration agreement to work together on education.

Expanded ATM 2015 line-up results in 15% visitor growth

Arabian Travel Market Dubai Final result Expanded ATM 2015 line-up results in 15% visitor growth

Reed Travel Exhibitions, the organizer of Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2015, which took place May 4-7, 2015, has shared initial post-event numbers for the 22nd edition of the annual travel trade ...

IMEX buyers breakfast as Westminster venues come together

IMEX buyers breakfast as Westminster venues come together

Hosted buyers joined key London venues for breakfast at IMEX today to see how events can seamlessly come together in the heart of Westminster.

UAE Foreign Minister visits Etihad Airways Alitalia pavillion

UAE Foreign Minister visits Etihad Airways Alitalia pavillion

Etihad Airways and Alitalia welcomed His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister of the United Arab Emirates, to their joint pavilion at Expo Milano 2015 this week.

Gulf Air: Barhain-Istanbul increase

Gulf Air: Barhain-Istanbul increase

MANAMA, Kingdom of Bahrain - As part of its new summer schedule, Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, is launching additional flights to and from Istanbul as of July 11 with a ...

Movenpick's impressive expansion plan in Southeast Asia

Movenpick's impressive expansion plan in Southeast Asia

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts today announced an extensive growth program in Thailand and across Asia at the Asia Pacific Hotel Investment Conference 2015 held in Bangkok.

14,270 visitors experience Sri Lankan treasures - Expo 2015

14,270 visitors experience Sri Lankan treasures - Expo 2015

World Expo is hosted every five years from a different country in the world.

Etihad Airways: New GM for Kazakhstan

Etihad Airways: New GM for Kazakhstan

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has appointed Robert “Dougie” Douglas as its General Manager for Kazakhstan.

What is Rwanda’s tourism success secret?

What is Rwanda’s tourism success secret?

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

When I recently asked the Seychelles’ Minister of Tourism what the secret of success was to drive the archipelago’s tourism industry to ever greater heights, year after year, Alain St.

Long marches draw tourism attention

Long marches draw tourism attention

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

Tourism Uganda has in recent years notably stepped up its promotional campaigns around the annual Martyrs Day.

New GMs at Pan Pacific Perth and Pan Pacific Xiamen

New GMs at Pan Pacific Perth and Pan Pacific Xiamen

SINGAPORE - Pan Pacific Hotels Group has appointed new General Managers for two of its hotels in Australia and China.

Most terrifying walkway in the world set to open in July

Most terrifying walkway in the world set to open in July

If you are terrified of heights you would be advised to stay well away from China's latest attraction.

Starwood Capital Group acquires portfolio of fifty extended-stay hotels

Starwood Capital Group acquires portfolio of fifty extended-stay hotels

GREENWICH, CT - Starwood Capital Group, a leading global private investment firm, announced today that it has acquired a portfolio of fifty US economy extended-stay locations from Mount Kellett ...

Embraer Executive Jets sells Legacy 500 to Middle East Airlines

Embraer Executive Jets sells Legacy 500 to Middle East Airlines

GENEVA, Switzerland - Embraer Executive Jets today announced that Middle East Airlines – Airliban (MEA) has placed an order for one midsize Legacy 500 and an option for a second aircraft of the ...

National Press Club issues statement on Jason Rezaian case

National Press Club issues statement on Jason Rezaian case

WASHINGTON, DC - The following is a statement from John Hughes, President of the National Press Club, on the announcement by Iran of a trial for Jason Rezaian of the Washington Post.

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