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ARC: US travel agencies’ 2014 air ticket  sales up 5.15 percent

ARC: US travel agencies’ 2014 air ticket sales up 5.15 percent

ARLINGTON, VA – ARC, the financial settlement link between airlines and travel sellers, reported today that the consolidated dollar value of airline tickets sold by US-based travel agencies rose ...

Top jazz musicians to heat up Crystal Serenity Fall/Winter cruise

Top jazz musicians to heat up Crystal Serenity Fall/Winter cruise

HONG KONG – November 30 is the first of 11 Jazz days aboard Crystal Cruises’ Jazz-themed voyage sailing through the Panama Canal and Central America.

World Tourism Organization issues statement on Ebola and travel

World Tourism Organization issues statement on Ebola and travel

On August 8, 2014, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) in accordance with the ...

Consumer organization goes to court to stop Nigeria flights

Ebola and airline travel Consumer organization goes to court to stop Nigeria flights

By Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

News just came in from Nairobi talk of COFEK, Kenya’s Consumer Federation, going to court yesterday to seek an injunction against national airline Kenya Airways to stop them from flight ...

Mauritius Institute of Training and Development echoes praises Seychelles Tourism Minister

Mauritius Institute of Training and Development echoes praises Seychelles Tourism Minister

Harmon Chellen, the Training Centre Manager at the Mauritius Institute of Training and Development, and the Ecole Hoteliere, Sir Gaetan Duval, was in Seychelles last week as guests of honor to ...

The Escale Blue on Reunion Island labeled Living Heritage Company

Island product helps economy and tourism The Escale Blue on Reunion Island labeled Living Heritage Company

The processing vanilla plant, Escale Blue, located in Saint-Philippe on Reunion Island, has developed a quality vanilla that is 100% edible: Vanilla Blue.

Culture events works side by side with Seychelles tourism

Culture events works side by side with Seychelles tourism

The beat of the drums, the warmth of a bonfire, and the powerful voices all made it a moutia night to remember on La Digue island as young and old alike danced the night away with the vibrant ...

UK Office for National Statistics: Inbound British tourism strongest ever

UK Office for National Statistics: Inbound British tourism strongest ever

LONDON, England - The latest figures from Britain's Office for National Statistics indicate that the first half of 2014 was the strongest first half of the year in history for inbound British ...

Qatar Airways to ramp up flights to Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport

Qatar Airways to ramp up flights to Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport

DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways is responding to the increased demand for its services to Istanbul by announcing an addition of three weekly flights to Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport making the ...

World ATM Congress wins Best Congress in 2013

World ATM Congress wins Best Congress in 2013

MADRID, Spain - World ATM Congress's first edition in 2013 recently won the top prize at the Eventoplus Awards. Out of 159 submissions, World ATM was awarded gold as the Best Congress overall.

Top-tier hotels coming to Beijing

Top-tier hotels coming to Beijing

BEIJING, China - Beijing is getting some top-tier hotels in the coming months and years. First to make its debut will be the Rosewood Beijing, slated to open in October downtown.

Latin American cities becoming more popular with US travelers

Latin American cities becoming more popular with US travelers

DALLAS, TX - As beach vacations dwindle and the summer comes to a close, the most popular destinations for travelers in the first half of 2014 were identified with insights from the Hotel Price ...

China's highest government body of aviation industry joins ATC Global 2014

China's highest government body of aviation industry joins ATC Global 2014

BEIJING, China - ATC Global, the largest and most comprehensive air traffic management event of its kind, confirmed the participation of SATCCO at ATC Global 2014.

Sylvester Stallone & Arnold Schwarzenegger to headline Asia”s only official VIP screening for The Expendables 3

Sylvester Stallone & Arnold Schwarzenegger to headline Asia”s only official VIP screening for The Expendables 3

MACAO - The Venetian Macao announced today that it will host Asia's only VIP screening experience for the opening of The Expendables 3 featuring live appearances by the blockbuster film's iconic ...

Interstate Hotels & Resorts announces new European hotels

Interstate Hotels & Resorts announces new European hotels

ARLINGTON, VA - Interstate Hotels & Resorts – the leading US-based global hotel management company – announces eight new hotels recently opened or signed in growing European and CIS ...

Flooding risk expands into Mid-Atlantic

Flooding risk expands into Mid-Atlantic

A swath of slow-moving showers and thunderstorms will gradually push into the mid-Atlantic for the start of the new week.

Virgin America announces appointment of Vice President - Flight Operations

Virgin America announces appointment of Vice President - Flight Operations

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Virgin America, the award-winning domestic airline, today announces the appointment of Brad Thomann as Vice President - Flight Operations effective immediately.

$3.4 million investment to improve safety and operations at 20 Pennsylvania airports

$3.4 million investment to improve safety and operations at 20 Pennsylvania airports

HARRISBURG, PA - Governor Tom Corbett today announced that a $3.4 million state investment will improve safety and operations at 20 Pennsylvania airports that support more than 8,400 jobs.

C-130 Hercules celebrates 60th anniversary

C-130 Hercules celebrates 60th anniversary

MARIETTA, GA - The Lockheed Martin C-130 Hercules reaches another major milestone August 23 marking the 60th anniversary of its first flight at Burbank, California, in 1954.

Aviation Day sets agenda for enhanced intra-African connectivity

Aviation Day sets agenda for enhanced intra-African connectivity

JOHANNESBURG – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) African Aviation Day emphasized the need for intra-African air connectivity to spread economic and social prosperity across the ...

Dallas and DFW Airport now connected by rail

DFW International Airport and Dallas Area Rapid Transit Launch Light Rail Service Connecting DFW to Dallas Dallas and DFW Airport now connected by rail

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) today officially launched light rail passenger service connecting downtown Dallas to DFW Airport with the arrival ...

Tourist bus in Tibet plunges into river killing passengers

Tourist bus in Tibet plunges into river killing passengers

3 tourists are dead, 13 missing after a bus carrying 45 people plunged into a river in Tibet, China.

State Air Traffic Control Committee Office (SATCCO) joins ATC Global 2014

State Air Traffic Control Committee Office (SATCCO) joins ATC Global 2014

ATC Global, the largest and most comprehensive air traffic management event of its kind, confirmed the participation of SATCCO at ATC Global 2014.

Oahu tourism: Marriott, Four Seasons, 512 without jobs, Bill Gates and a Saudi Prince

JW Marriott Ihilani Resort, Oahu, Hawaii - First Four Season's Resort Oahu Oahu tourism: Marriott, Four Seasons, 512 without jobs, Bill Gates and a Saudi Prince

The hospitality industry of Hawaii travel and tourism will change in 2015. This change will take place on the island of Oahu, but take away from busy Waikiki.

Star alliance member Air China introduces "Sky Chef"

Star alliance member Air China introduces "Sky Chef"

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the establishment of Sino-French diplomatic relations.

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