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Jamaica ranked number three island in the world

Jamaica ranked number three island in the world

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica is celebrating its #3 ranking on the TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice “World’s Best Islands” list.

National Park Service awards $2.58 million in Maritime Heritage Program grants to 19 states

National Park Service awards $2.58 million in Maritime Heritage Program grants to 19 states

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Park Service, in partnership with the Maritime Administration, today announced the award of $2.58 million in Maritime Heritage Program grants for projects in 19 ...

KCCA FC to play Spanish football team A.E. Ramassa at Namboole tomorrow

KCCA FC to play Spanish football team A.E. Ramassa at Namboole tomorrow

Uganda Tourism

KAMPALA, Uganda - Uganda is yet again in the sights of the world as another Spanish football team follows in the footsteps of the FC Barcelona Legends that came to Uganda in December 2015.

First global events summit arrives in Scotland

First global events summit arrives in Scotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland - Following their successful visit to this year’s IMEX in Frankfurt, the 30 senior live event professionals who are attending the inaugural Global Event Summit gathered at ...

Rosewood Wahington, DC debuts

Rosewood Wahington, DC debuts

WASHINGTON, DC - Rosewood Hotels & Resorts has been appointed by CTF Georgetown Hotel LLC, new owners of Capella Washington, DC, to take over the management of the prestigious Georgetown ...

Dubai remains top destination for GTA

Dubai remains top destination for GTA

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Kuoni’s Global Travel Distribution arm, GTA announced today at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) that its Strategic Partnership Program (SPP) for destination Dubai has ...

Airbus BizLab Toulouse launches its second call for projects worldwide

Airbus BizLab Toulouse launches its second call for projects worldwide

TOULOUSE, France - After its first successful year since launch in March 2015, Airbus BizLab in Toulouse is inviting talented and inventive start-ups to apply for its second call for projects.

Earth Day message from the Caribbean Tourism Organization

Earth Day message from the Caribbean Tourism Organization

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados - Today the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) joins the world in recognizing and celebrating Earth Day.

JAL announces passenger traffic forecast for 2016 Golden Week

Japan Airlines JAL announces passenger traffic forecast for 2016 Golden Week

TOKYO, Japan - The JAL Group (JAL) announced today, its passenger traffic forecast for the annual Japanese "Golden Week" vacation period, which spans 11 days this year from Thursday, April 28 to ...

Eco-Wise Element Hotel brand debuts at Toronto Airport

Eco-Wise Element Hotel brand debuts at Toronto Airport

TORONTO, Canada - Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc today announced it has reached an agreement with Easton’s Group of Hotels to open the second Element Hotel in the Greater Toronto Area and ...

Fiji Airways announces record profit

Fiji Airways announces record profit

NADI, Fiji - The Fiji Airways Group has had another record year of growth, announcing profits before tax of $70.2m FJD for the fiscal year which ended 31st December 2015.

Munich trendsetters celebrate grand opening of first Super 8 hotel in Germany

Munich trendsetters celebrate grand opening of first Super 8 hotel in Germany

MUNICH, Germany - Live music, artisan cocktails, fashionable street food and a lively atmosphere: on April 21st, Wyndham Hotel Group announced the opening of the first Super 8 hotel in Germany, ...

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport opens renovated section of Terminal E

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport opens renovated section of Terminal E

DFW AIRPORT, TX - Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport has opened a newly renovated section of Terminal E, in time for the upcoming summer travel period.

Hawaiian Holdings reports 2016 first quarter financial results

Hawaiian Holdings reports 2016 first quarter financial results

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Hawaiian Holdings, Inc, parent company of Hawaiian Airlines, Inc, today reported its financial results for the first quarter of 2016.

UNWTO Secretary General candidate St.Ange: I have a job to do at home

UNWTO Secretary General candidate St.Ange: I have a job to do at home

A run on the number one position in the global travel and tourism industry is on the way, and it's behind the scene.

South African deputy tourism minister speech at the Hotelier Summit Africa

South African deputy tourism minister speech at the Hotelier Summit Africa

South Africa's Deputy Tourism Minister delivered the following speech at the 6th annual Hotelier Summit-Africa:

Guangzhou to host World Routes 2018

Guangzhou to host World Routes 2018

Guangzhou, the third largest city in China and capital of Guangdong Province, has won a highly-competitive bid to host the World Routes air service development forum in 2018.

Frankfurt Airport: Sky Line Shuttle Services Restricted Due to Construction

Frankfurt Airport: Sky Line Shuttle Services Restricted Due to Construction

Fraport

The Sky Line automated people mover, connecting Terminals 1 and 2 at Frankfurt Airport (FRA), will operate a restricted service from April 25 until May 18, 2016.

IMEX Greater Bogotá Convention Bureau (GBCB)  now part of BestCities Global Alliance

IMEX Greater Bogotá Convention Bureau (GBCB) now part of BestCities Global Alliance

The Greater Bogotá Convention Bureau (GBCB) was announced as the newest full alliance partner of the BestCities Global Alliance during IMEX Frankfurt 2016.

Reunion and Seychelles discuss inter-island cooperation

Reunion and Seychelles discuss inter-island cooperation

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

Tourism, culture, trade, and air connectivity was discussed by Reunion Island and Seychelles on the sidelines of the annual Seychelles Carnaval International de Victoria, going on right now and ...

Seychelles Carnaval International de Victoria - uniting people through culture

Seychelles Carnaval International de Victoria - uniting people through culture

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

After six years, the dream of uniting people through culture is becoming a reality, because when you believe in your people you can achieve greatness.

Earth Day 2016: Thoughts from the ICTP President Geoffrey Lipman

Earth Day 2016: Thoughts from the ICTP President Geoffrey Lipman

Professor Geoffrey Lipman, President, International Coalition of Tourism Partners

HAWAII, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The first Earth Day back in 1970 had a famous slogan, “We have caught sight of the Enemy and he is Us.” Four decades ...

Kenya Railways pulls back from the brink

Kenya Railways pulls back from the brink

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

News is emerging from Nairobi that Kenya Railways Corporation has yielded to pressure and is reviewing the planned routing around Nairobi for the new Standard Gauge Railway system, which is due ...

Uber joins in protecting children from exploitation and trafficking

ECPATUSA’s Code of Conduct in travel and tourism Uber joins in protecting children from exploitation and trafficking

ECPAT

BROOKLYN, New York – The Code is an internationally-accepted, industry-driven corporate social responsibility framework that helps companies in the travel and tourism industry.

Maintenance key to tourist safety says Uganda Wildlife Authority

Maintenance key to tourist safety says Uganda Wildlife Authority

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

Ferry services at the Paraa crossing of the Nile will be suspended in early May to facilitate a complete overhaul of the two landing sites on the north and south banks.

Island Souls: Book of sketches by Seychellois artist Michael Adams

Island Souls: Book of sketches by Seychellois artist Michael Adams

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

A new book, which appears under the title of “Island Souls,” and was designed by Iranian graphics designer Golnar Roshan, contains 232 pages of sketches of a wide range of island personalities ...

Green Globe Sustainable Leadership Award given to Ruby Falls

Green Globe Sustainable Leadership Award given to Ruby Falls

Green Globe

LOS ANGELES, California – Green Globe presents its Sustainable Leadership Award to those travel and tourism businesses that demonstrate an enduring commitment to preserving and promoting their ...

United Airlines applies to continue service between Haneda and San Francisco

United Airlines applies to continue service between Haneda and San Francisco

CHICAGO, IL – United Airlines today applied to the US Department of Transportation for authority to continue to provide daily nonstop service from the airline’s trans-Pacific gateway in San ...

Saudi Arabia – Los Angeles: Saudia airline increases flights

Saudi Arabia – Los Angeles: Saudia airline increases flights

Saudia

Saudia, Saudi Arabian Airlines, announced that it will be adding flights between the destinations of Los Angeles and Saudi Arabia in response to an increasing number of passengers on this ...

Etihad Airways chief: Partnership approach offers new model for airline competition

Etihad Airways chief: Partnership approach offers new model for airline competition

NEW YORK, NY - The partnership approach adopted by Etihad Airways offers a new model for airline competition, said President and CEO James Hogan today, speaking at the Wings Club in New York.

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