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Hotel inauguration: Sofitel Abidjan, Ivory Coast

Hotel inauguration: Sofitel Abidjan, Ivory Coast

ABIDJAN, Côte d'Ivoire – The new wing of the Sofitel Abidjan Hotel Ivoire was inaugurated on Friday, May 15, in the presence of HE the Prime Minister of Côte d'Ivoire, M.

Maldives unleashes nation-wide video campaign with PVR Cinemas

Maldives unleashes nation-wide video campaign with PVR Cinemas

The Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC)has tied up with PVR Cinemas pan-India for a 2-week video campaign that will run in all major cinema halls of the PVR ...

Etihad Airways: New GM in Indonesia

Etihad Airways: New GM in Indonesia

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has appointed Iwan Kip as General Manager for Indonesia, based in Jakarta.

Joint venture for two hotels in Treasure Bay Bintan announced

Joint venture for two hotels in Treasure Bay Bintan announced

SINGAPORE - Landmarks Berhad, through its wholly-owned subsidiary PT Bintan Hotel Utama (PTBHU), today entered into a joint venture (JV) agreement with ML Hotel Investments Pte Ltd (ML Hotel) to ...

KLM returns to Belfast

KLM returns to Belfast

BELFAST, Northern Ireland - Dutch airline KLM will relaunch services from Belfast City Airport today for the first time since 1999 as a major public inquiry begins in the North to examine an ...

Albania turns former Soviet military base into tourist attraction

Albania turns former Soviet military base into tourist attraction

TIRANA, Albania - The mysterious Sazan Island has been home to a Soviet military base and possibly a chemical weapons facility. Can it now become a tourist hotspot?

Tourist fatalities are rare in Zimbabwe. But then, so are tourists

Tourist fatalities are rare in Zimbabwe. But then, so are tourists

HARARE, Zimbabwe - Has the fear of a foreign tourist being killed by a wild animal led the state parks authority to ban visitors walking alone in a national park that is popular with South ...

IAG vs Ryanair - Aer Lingus ownership matter rumbles on

IAG vs Ryanair - Aer Lingus ownership matter rumbles on

LONDON, England - Whilst the British election has held centre stage, the minor matter of the Aer Lingus ownership rumbles on.

China in top ten in renewable energy generation and clean tech

China in top ten in renewable energy generation and clean tech

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - In advance of the historic United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) in Paris this year, the Green Innovation Index for the first time analyzes and ranks the economic ...

Surging outbound tourism sends Korean travel stocks soaring

Surging outbound tourism sends Korean travel stocks soaring

SEOUL, South Korea - Hana Tour and Mode Tour, the country's two largest travel agencies, posted their best performances ever in the first quarter on the back of the surging number of outbound ...

Georgia launches summer tourist campaign

Georgia launches summer tourist campaign

TBILISI, Georgia - "What are you looking for this summer? Delicate Europe? Breathtaking seashores? Modern infrastructure? Untamed nightlife? Wild nature? Divine relaxation? Exotic culture?

MP: Mueller should be given free hand to run MAS

MP: Mueller should be given free hand to run MAS

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - New Malaysia Airlines (MAS) chief executive officer (CEO) Christoph Mueller should be given a free hand to run the national carrier as a full-fledged commercial entity, ...

Zimbabwe expects tourism earnings to grow 80 percent

Zimbabwe expects tourism earnings to grow 80 percent

HARARE, Zimbabwe - THE Zimbabwe Tourism authority (ZTA) says it anticipates an increase in annual earnings to $1,5 billion after an improvement in international sentiment, an official has ...

IATO welcomes announcement of e-Tourist visa for Chinese nationals

IATO welcomes announcement of e-Tourist visa for Chinese nationals

By Anil Mathur, eTN India Correspondent

NEW DELHI, India - Mr.

Auckland airport launches $100k campaign to attract Asian tourists

Auckland airport launches $100k campaign to attract Asian tourists

AUCKLAND, New Zealand - Auckland International Airport is giving away $100,000 in a competition designed to attract Asian tourists to New Zealand during the off-peak season.

Rajasthan Federation to expand tourism activities

Rajasthan Federation to expand tourism activities

By Anil Mathur, eTN India Correspondent

INDIA (eTN) - The newly-formed Federation of Hospitality and Tourism of Rajasthan (FHTR) has drawn up ambitious plans to promote tourism in the state and involve all the stakeholders in this ...

Kashmir Travel Mart hoping to send positive tourism message

Kashmir Travel Mart hoping to send positive tourism message

By Anil Matur, eTN India Correspondent

INDIA (eTN) - Kashmir Travel Mart, which opened yesterday in Srinagar seeks to put the Indian state back on the tourism front.

Saudi Arabia fastest growing GCC market for British tourism sector

Saudi Arabia fastest growing GCC market for British tourism sector

LONDON, England - Tourists from GCC states spent a whopping £1.1 billion ($1.72 billion) in the UK during the first nine months of 2014 on the back of surging visitor numbers from Saudi Arabia, ...

Russian airline axes 44.3 percent of its employees

Russian airline axes 44.3 percent of its employees

KHANTY-MANSIYSK, Russia - UTair, Russia's third-largest airline, cut the number of its employees by 44.3 percent year-on-year in March to 4,171 people, according to company's quarterly report. ...

Another Africa airline bites the dust

Another Africa airline bites the dust

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

News is filtering in from Nairobi that another Africa airline has had to stop flying.

Nine killed in Texas shooting

Nine killed in Texas shooting

WACO, TX — A shooting involving rival biker gangs at a Central Texas restaurant has left nine people dead and some others injured.

Seychelles children saw last carnival with a different eye

Tourism shines at islands' annual event Seychelles children saw last carnival with a different eye

Cultural events continue to be a battle contesting patriotism with the islands’ culture, its cultural power, and its cultural strategy is analyzed by some in purely economic terms.

Seychelles will support non-stop flights between Seychelles and Beijing

Seychelles will support non-stop flights between Seychelles and Beijing

“Seychelles Tourism Board will work with the Caissa Touristic team to give marketing support if its flights from China to Seychelles are direct non-stop." This statement was echoed by Alain ...

Opposition spokesperson: Jamaica’s "worst ever ranking" cause for "deep concern"

Opposition spokesperson: Jamaica’s "worst ever ranking" cause for "deep concern"

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Opposition spokesperson for Tourism and Cruise Shipping, Shahine Robinson has expressed deep concern about Jamaica’s "worst ever ranking" in the Global Travel and Tourism ...

Cote D'Ivoire and Seychelles Ministers consolidate working partnership

Cote D'Ivoire and Seychelles Ministers consolidate working partnership

Roger Kacou, the Cote D'Ivoire Minister responsible for Tourism, and Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, used the working visit by Minister Kacou of Cote ...

Dubai to host Aviation Security Summit in November

Dubai to host Aviation Security Summit in November

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Acknowledging the current investments for expansion of airports, The Aviation Security Summit will be held on 10 - 11 November 2015 at Dubai.

Former US President Clinton ushers in Tanzania tourism high season

Former US President Clinton ushers in Tanzania tourism high season

By Adam Ihucha, eTN Tanzania Correspondent

TANZANIA (eTN) - Tanzania’s high tourism season has received a major boost, thanks to former US President Bill Clinton for ushering in the season with a vote of confidence.

Singapore Airlines' profit surges 47 percent

Singapore Airlines' profit surges 47 percent

SINGAPORE - Singapore Airlines said its fourth quarter net profit surged 47 percent on-year as its fuel bill declined, but warned of a tough outlook due to stiff competition.

Tapping policewoman on the shoulder lands tourist in prison

Tapping policewoman on the shoulder lands tourist in prison

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - A tourist has been convicted of molestation after tapping a policewoman on the shoulder to get her attention.

Renewed interest to sell flights to Seychelles

French tour operators support nonstop air access Renewed interest to sell flights to Seychelles

The recent announcement that Air Seychelles will be launching direct non-stop flights to Paris has not only been well received by French tour operators, but they have also shown renewed interest ...

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