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K-Beauty Expo 2015 to take place in Seoul September 17-20

K-Beauty Expo 2015 to take place in Seoul September 17-20

SEOUL, South Korea - K-Beauty Expo, the fastest growing beauty tradeshow inAsia, will take place in Seoul, South Korea from September 17-20, 2015 and is preparing itself for an enormous number of ...

Largest ever contingent of Australian products for North Asia Showcase

Largest ever contingent of Australian products for North Asia Showcase

The largest ever contingent of Australian business events products are participating in this year’s Business Events Australia North Asia Showcase, organised by Tourism Australia to highlight the ...

Seven innovations for the aircraft cabin of the future

Seven innovations for the aircraft cabin of the future

HAMBURG, Germany - This week the aircraft cabin of the future can be experienced at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, Germany.

Hot cites with cold climates: And so I am in Paris

Hot cites with cold climates: And so I am in Paris

By Dr. Elinor Garely, Editor in Chief, TourismExecutives.com (a division of eTN Publishing)

Eurostar is so comfortable I hardly noticed that the train left London and arrived in Paris in only 2 hours and 30 minutes (approximately). What did I do on the Eurostar?

Viking Star sets sail on maiden voyage

Viking Star sets sail on maiden voyage

LOS ANGELES, CA - Viking Ocean Cruises today announced its first ship, Viking Star, has embarked on her maiden voyage from Istanbul to Venice, thus launching the travel industry's first entirely ...

The never-ending story: Uber lawsuits update

TRAVEL LAW The never-ending story: Uber lawsuits update

By Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson

As Uber Technologies [Uber] becomes ever more popular and successful in disrupting the traditional taxi and limousine industries it is also attracting an increasing number of lawsuits filed by ...

Seehotel Jägerwirt becomes a Romantic Hotel

Seehotel Jägerwirt becomes a Romantic Hotel

TURRACHER HOEHE, Austria - Prestigious award was awarded to the Seehotel Jägerwirt.

Media and workers mocking Donald for ducking responsibility of Carnival cruise strike

Media and workers mocking Donald for ducking responsibility of Carnival cruise strike

LONDON, England – On Tuesday outside Carnival Corporation and Carnival PLC’s Annual General Meeting (AGM), held at the historic conference center abutting Westminster Abbey, activists of Unite ...

Why was the entire IGLTA Foundation Board dismissed?

International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association Foundation Board gone completely Why was the entire IGLTA Foundation Board dismissed?

By Rick Hurlbut

In mid-November 2014, the entire Board of Directors of the IGLTA Foundation was dismissed.

WTAAA meets to champion travel agents across the globe

WTAAA meets to champion travel agents across the globe

The World Travel Agents Association Alliance (WTAAA) has met in Toronto, Canada, for its first board meeting for 2015 and has discussed many issues facing travel agents and the travel industry at ...

Air New Zealand to open fifth North American gateway this December

Air New Zealand to open fifth North American gateway this December

Air New Zealand has today announced it will expand its North American presence by opening a fifth gateway this December.

Kuoni takes their best-selling 40 agents to Reunion Island

Kuoni takes their best-selling 40 agents to Reunion Island

In partnership with LUX Resorts & Hotels, the Reunion Island Tourism Board (IRT) and Air Austral, Kuoni has invited forty of their best agencies for a new edition of LUX Under the Stars by ...

Tamil community celebrates their New Year 5116

Tamil community celebrates their New Year 5116

Reunion Island is home to many ethnic groups, one of the hallmarks of the island’s cultural and culinary variety and integral part of its history.

Colombia prepares for Vallenata Festival and 28th Bogota International Book Fair

Colombia prepares for Vallenata Festival and 28th Bogota International Book Fair

From 28 April to 2 May, the Colombian coastal city of Valledupar is bringing out its best asset: “Vallenato.” The 48th Annual Festival of the Vallenata Legend pays tribute to the “López ...

Need for future Terminal 3 at FRA reconfirmed following detailed assessment

Need for future Terminal 3 at FRA reconfirmed following detailed assessment

Fraport AG, the owner and operator of Frankfurt Airport (FRA), has announced its final decision to commence construction of the new Terminal 3 in 2015.

Hyatt Regency Tysons Corner Center officially opens

Hyatt Regency Tysons Corner Center officially opens

CHICAGO, IL - Hyatt Hotels Corporation and Macerich today announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Tysons Corner Center, the first new-build, full-service hotel in Tysons Corner to open in more than ...

Dassault Systèmes partners with Assystem to provide aircraft cabin customization and personalization

Dassault Systèmes partners with Assystem to provide aircraft cabin customization and personalization

HAMBURG, Germany - Dassault Systèmes today announced a partnership with Assystem, an international engineering and innovation consultancy, to transform the development and delivery of ...

NetJets introduces state of the art in-flight entertainment system

NetJets introduces state of the art in-flight entertainment system

COLUMBUS, OH - NetJets Inc, a Berkshire Hathaway company and the worldwide leader in private aviation, announced the integration of a new In-Flight Entertainment (IFE) system into all its ...

More than 2 million passengers pay onerous tax rates on air travel every day

More than 2 million passengers pay onerous tax rates on air travel every day

WASHINGTON, DC - While millions of Americans are paying their annual taxes today, for more than two million air travelers across the country, every day is tax day according to Airlines for America ...

Exports from international tourism rise to $1.5 trillion in 2014

Exports from international tourism rise to $1.5 trillion in 2014

International tourism receipts increased by US$ 48 billion in 2014 to reach a record US$ 1,245 billion.

Curaçao to add new international franchise to its hotel offering

Curaçao to add new international franchise to its hotel offering

WILLEMSTAD, Curaçao - Today, CMC Real Estate N.V. announced its plans to open the first Courtyard by Marriott brand hotel in Curaçao in the Rif area of Otrobanda.

Good news for all nations: Wellness travelers spend 137% more/trip

New data released at WTTC indicates powerful role wellness tourism can play in inbound tourism recovery for countries with crisis-driven disruptions Good news for all nations: Wellness travelers spend 137% more/trip

MIAMI, Florida - Today, in conjunction with the start of the World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) Global Summit in Madrid, Spain, the Global Wellness Institute (GWI) released new data* ...

The Long Run marks its relaunch as an independent non-profit organization

The Long Run marks its relaunch as an independent non-profit organization

The live Hangout, to be held on 22 April 2015 at 13.00 UTC, is an opportunity for the general public to join Zeitz and other directors and members of the Long Run in a discussion of how the ...

TAP and Ethiopian Airlines sign codeshare agreement

TAP and Ethiopian Airlines sign codeshare agreement

TAP, Portugal’s leading airline and Ethiopian Airlines, the largest African airline, both Members of Star Alliance, have signed a code-share agreement and will be soon introducing code-share ...

US Presidential Proclamation - Day of Remembrance for President Abraham Lincoln

US Presidential Proclamation - Day of Remembrance for President Abraham Lincoln

WASHINGTON, DC - President Abraham Lincoln believed that we are, at heart, one Nation and one people.

STG Aerospace provides photoluminescent and LED lighting for DreamJet trading as La Compagnie Boeing 757-200

STG Aerospace provides photoluminescent and LED lighting for DreamJet trading as La Compagnie Boeing 757-200

STG Aerospace, a world leader in pioneering aircraft lighting technologies, has been awarded the contract to retrofit the DreamJet trading as La Compagnie Boeing 757-200 aircraft that has been ...

Six team of adventure racers meet for Dominica's Nature Island Challenge 3.0

Six team of adventure racers meet for Dominica's Nature Island Challenge 3.0

ROSEAU, Dominica – Twenty-four athletes are geared up to take on the Nature Island of Caribbean for the 3rd edition of Dominica’s Nature Island Challenge (NIC).

Asiana plane skids off the runway

Asiana plane skids off the runway

An Asiana Airbus A320 skidded off the runway after landing at Hiroshima airport in Mihara, Japan.

Vienna: 2014 second-best congress year ever

Vienna: 2014 second-best congress year ever

VIENNA, Austria - "In 2014 Vienna achieved significant increases in all key congress indicators compared to the previous year," reports Norbert Kettner , Director of the Vienna Tourist Board.

Starwood debuts its first Luxury Collection hotel in Japan

Starwood debuts its first Luxury Collection hotel in Japan

KYOTO, Japan - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc today announced the opening of Suiran, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Kyoto.

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