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Legs, head or bottom? Which body part wants airlines' attention the most?

Legs, head or bottom? Which body part wants airlines' attention the most?

Let’s face it. Airlines are packing passengers in like sardines. They are revamping their aircraft to fit more passengers, of course, because they can make more money that way.

Tourism growth in Africa is lagging

Tourism growth in Africa is lagging

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

The latest data available from the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) show an increase in global travel by 5 percent. But one continent is lagging behind the global average this ...

Seychelles, The Saga of a Small Nation Navigating the Cross-Currents of a Big World

Seychelles, The Saga of a Small Nation Navigating the Cross-Currents of a Big World

In the presence of Seychelles President James Michel and Vice President Danny Faure, Mrs.

Uganda air service back on track

Entebbe – Dar es Salaam flights Uganda air service back on track

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

A fourth international destination out of Dar es Salaam will launch today, when one of Africa’s low-cost carriers makes its maiden flight to Entebbe in Uganda.

Reunion Island hosts travel journalists from Germany’s top 5 media houses

Reunion Island hosts travel journalists from Germany’s top 5 media houses

Der Spiegel, Die Frankfurter Allgemeine, Die Zeit, Die Presse, and Die Neue Zuericher Zeitung are awe-inspiring names in journalism, and their travel sections are generally considered to be on top ...

Amphawa Thailand: Swimming monkeys, floating markets, tree temples and fireflies

Unique tourist experiences Amphawa Thailand: Swimming monkeys, floating markets, tree temples and fireflies

By Andrew J. Wood

THAILAND (eTN) - British-born author Andrew Wood shares his Thailand travel secrets after almost a quarter of a century living in the “Land of smiles.”

And the India Travel Award goes to…

And the India Travel Award goes to…

By Vikram Singh Chadha, eTN India Correspondent

India Travel Awards celebrated a glorious evening honoring the achievements of those behind the success of the travel and tourism industry at the maiden edition of the India Travel Awards – West ...

New low-cost airline weapon for Bangkok

New low-cost airline weapon for Bangkok

By James Lee

BANGKOK, Thailand – In early September, Don Mueang Airport suddenly took on the appearance of a fair. Balloons, giggling girls, the crippling flashlights of cameras.

Answering the mystery of why Maui’s Kahului Airport is named OGG

Tourists learn the answer to the Hawaii travel mystery Answering the mystery of why Maui’s Kahului Airport is named OGG

HONOLULU, Hawaii – All airports have them – those 3-letter abbreviations that somehow seem to make some sort of sense.

Which US state are India’s tourists heading to?

Which US state are India’s tourists heading to?

By Anil Mathur, eTN India Correspondent

INDIA (eTN) - Rich history, great monuments, good shopping, and excellent educational opportunities, coupled with an ideal location, are the factors which attract more and more Indians to ...

New airline terminal buzzing with fresh activity

New airline terminal buzzing with fresh activity

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

From an initial four ‘test flights’ a day a few weeks ago, the number of national airline departures now handled at the new Terminal 1A has risen to 28 and more are being shifted there as of ...

Playboy names 2014 Top 10 Party Schools

Playboy names 2014 Top 10 Party Schools

LOS ANGELES, CA - Playboy magazine today announced the release of its highly-anticipated Top Party Schools rankings.

Holland America reveals the name of new ship

Holland America reveals the name of new ship

SEATTLE, WA - Holland America Line revealed the name of its new 99,500-ton cruise ship slated for delivery in February 2016 will be ms Koningsdam.

WestJet starts charging for first checked bag

WestJet starts charging for first checked bag

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet today announced it will charge a $25 fee for a first checked bag on Econo fares for travel within Canada and between Canada and the U.S.

Flight Attendant and United Airlines announce Early Out Program

Flight Attendant and United Airlines announce Early Out Program

WASHINGTON, DC - United Airlines and the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) today announced a one-time opportunity for Flight Attendants to voluntarily separate from the company with a ...

More dreamliners fill the skies

More dreamliners fill the skies

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

Routes across Africa which were in the past served by the aged B767s will now see the progressive introduction of the new B787 Dreamliners.

A taste of Reunion Island’s food and culture

A taste of Reunion Island’s food and culture

PressRelease: Food and culture are the windows into the stories of a destination.

Lack of tourist dollars pulling sector down

Lack of tourist dollars pulling sector down

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

The Kenya shilling yesterday reached a three-year low when the currency breached the crucial threshold of 89 to the US dollar, after sliding for the past few weeks already.

Seychelles public and private tourism sector analyze French market

Seychelles public and private tourism sector analyze French market

Seychelles public and private sector joined together on Monday to analyze the island's French market.

Experience destination Manila

Tourists are discovering the delights of Manila Experience destination Manila

PressRelease: The Filipino identity is a confluence of its many cultures.

New chair elected to American Society of Travel Agents

New chair elected to American Society of Travel Agents

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia – An announcement was made during the kick-off of ASTA’s Global Convention (AGC) on board the Norwegian Breakaway sailing from New York to Bermuda September 14-21 as to ...

Passengers who make your flight hell

Passengers who make your flight hell

Who is your passenger from hell?

The seat recliner, the passenger who lets their children run riot, the chatterbox or the lurking smelly traveler, who you wish would travel somewhere ...

Survey: Flyers not deterred by airfare increases

Survey: Flyers not deterred by airfare increases

CHICAGO, IL - Although airfares are expected to rise this fall, almost half of those who responded to a recent survey are not planning on changing their travel plans during the remaining months in ...

Fiji Airways welcomes new aircraft for its subsidiary

Fiji Airways welcomes new aircraft for its subsidiary

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Fiji Airways Group welcomes its new ATR 42-600 aircraft for its subsidiary, Fiji Link, at the airline’s Head Office in Nadi.

UK hands over aviation security kits to Kenya

UK hands over aviation security kits to Kenya

LONDON, England - The British High Commissioner to Kenya, Dr Christian Turner, formally handed over Improvised Explosive Device (IED) training kits to Kenya's Transport and Infrastructure Cabinet ...

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