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Lufthansa brings German Olympic team home from Rio de Janeiro

Lufthansa brings German Olympic team home from Rio de Janeiro

FRANKFURT, Germany - The German Olympic team has returned home, landing on time at 11.10am local time at Frankfurt Airport with flight number LH 511.

FlightGlobal, Diio and FlightStats create powerhouse in air travel data analytics

FlightGlobal, Diio and FlightStats create powerhouse in air travel data analytics

FlightGlobal, an aviation information group, today announces the acquisition of two pioneering US businesses that will help create a powerhouse in data analytics for the global air travel ...

Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate Dubai: It’s electric!

Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate Dubai: It’s electric!

Green Globe

LOS ANGELES, California - Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate has committed to being a sustainable and socially responsible property through the adaption of various ecological practices and ...

New York's Hotel Pennsylvania 'PAW'pares to celebrate National Dog Day

New York's Hotel Pennsylvania 'PAW'pares to celebrate National Dog Day

NEW YORK, NY - New York's Hotel Pennsylvania, The World's Most Pup-ular Hotel, is excited to bark up a Dog Days of Summer promotion to celebrate National Dog Day (August 26th).

Massive deep earthquake in Flores Sea

Massive deep earthquake in Flores Sea

A strong 6.0 earthquake struck in the Flores Sea today, August 23, 2016, at 19:39:44 UTC.

No tsunami was generated.

The quake occurred:

• 132 km (81 mi) N of Nebe, ...

Slovakia without Borders project

Exploring the hidden beauties of Slovakia has never been so flexible, close and available Slovakia without Borders project

Tourism in Slovakia offers natural landscapes, mountains, caves, medieval castles, spas, ski resorts, active tourism opportunities, hiking, international flight and train connections, as well as ...

Bear attacks, mauls Hawaii tour guide in Alaska

Bear attacks, mauls Hawaii tour guide in Alaska

ORAGE, AK - Authorities in Alaska said a Hawaii woman was one of two wilderness guides who were attacked and mauled by a brown bear as they were leading cruise ship passengers on a hike in the ...

Hong Kong ICAC remains unwavering in anti-graft mission

Hong Kong ICAC remains unwavering in anti-graft mission

HONG KONG - The World Competitiveness Yearbook (WCY) 2016 earlier released by the Swiss-based International Institute for Management Development (IMD) reaffirmed Hong Kong’s remarkable status as ...

Businessman vows to pay fines for women defying burkini ban in France

Businessman vows to pay fines for women defying burkini ban in France

PARIS, France - A French-Algerian businessman has challenged a ban on Muslim women’s full-body swimwear, known as burkini, saying he would pay the penalty for any woman who was charged for ...

Hilton Garden Inn debuts in Sichuan Province

Hilton Garden Inn debuts in Sichuan Province

CHENGDU, China and MCLEAN, VA - Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton Worldwide's upscale global hotel brand, today announced the opening of Hilton Garden Inn Chengdu Huayang, which is owned by Huayinda Real ...

Analysts: No Southwest Effect for travel to the United States

Analysts: No Southwest Effect for travel to the United States

DALLAS, TX - FareCompare has released a second set of findings based on a comprehensive analysis of the Southwest Effect in new international routes.

UNWTO Wine Tourism Conference gathers experts from around the world

UNWTO Wine Tourism Conference gathers experts from around the world

MADRID, Spain - The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), in collaboration with the Georgian National Tourism Administration, is organizing the 1st UNWTO Global Conference on Wine Tourism in the ...

Air Tanzania's first Bombardier Q400 gets new livery

Air Tanzania's first Bombardier Q400 gets new livery

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

The first of two Bombardier Q400NG aircraft ordered by the Tanzanian government for national airline Air Tanzania is now getting its livery painted on hull, engines and tail, soon to be followed ...

Carnival Cruise Line to give $250K to aid organizations for Louisiana flood relief

Carnival Cruise Line to give $250K to aid organizations for Louisiana flood relief

MIAMI, FL - Carnival Cruise Line and its parent company, Carnival Corporation, are giving a total of $250,000 to charitable organizations to support their efforts on behalf of victims of the ...

Intercontinental Kuala Lumpur welcomes two new senior leaders

Intercontinental Kuala Lumpur welcomes two new senior leaders

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia– InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) is delighted to announce the appointment of Clive Murray as Area General Manager Malaysia and Batam with a concurrent appointment as ...

Qatar Airways named Sydney Swans' official international airline partner

Qatar Airways named Sydney Swans' official international airline partner

SYDNEY, Australia – Qatar Airways has marked its first foray into the Australian Football League (AFL) with a three-year sponsorship of the Sydney Swans, signing with the team until the end of ...

Philippines' Tourism roadshow focuses on Indian travelers

Philippines' Tourism roadshow focuses on Indian travelers

MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Tourism (DOT), Philippines successfully conducted a series of roadshows from August 8 to 11, 2016, covering the four cities of Kolkata, Chennai, Bengaluru ...

Sanya's focuses on international tourism

Sanya's focuses on international tourism

SANYA, CHINA - Sanya city has unveiled strong growth in international arrivals in the first half of 2016, fueled by new air routes, and growing awareness of Sanya's tourism attractions.

541 projects and 158,950 rooms in Middle East hotel constructiom pipeline

541 projects and 158,950 rooms in Middle East hotel constructiom pipeline

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - There are 541 new hotels in the pipeline across the Middle East – bringing an additional 158,950 hotel rooms to the region, an industry report has revealed.

Tourism Authority of Thailand extends its thanks to the global tourism industry

Tourism Authority of Thailand extends its thanks to the global tourism industry

Tourism Authority of Thailand’s (TAT) Governor, Mr.

Qatar Airways’ first major sports sponsorship in Australia: Sydney Swans

Qatar Airways’ first major sports sponsorship in Australia: Sydney Swans

Qatar Airways has marked its first foray into the Australian Football League (AFL) with a three-year sponsorship of the Sydney Swans, signing with the team until the end of the 2019 season.

North Africa’s largest Crystal Lagoons’ project to be built in Egypt

North Africa’s largest Crystal Lagoons’ project to be built in Egypt

Crystal Lagoons, the multinational innovation company and developer of the world’s top amenity patented technology that makes giant crystal-clear lagoons a reality, has announced two new project ...

How tourism benefits the grassroots communities around the Masai Mara

How tourism benefits the grassroots communities around the Masai Mara

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

This cooperative initiative is geared towards safeguarding the Maasai traditional handicraft skills as well as empowering Maasai women in particular, but not only single mothers and widow Maasai ...

Action Hotels: 29% increase in number of hotel rooms

Action Hotels: 29% increase in number of hotel rooms

Action Hotels, a developer and asset manager of branded three- and four-star hotels in the Middle East and Australia, is pleased to report that without raising any further equity, it has ...

The largest synchronized LED screen on Earth

The largest synchronized LED screen on Earth

Osram magically transforms the Yangtze and Han rivers in Wuhan and their four banks into the largest synchronized LED screen on Earth, with over 20 km of synchronized LED lightshows weaving ...

Sanya City strong growth because of international tourism arrivals

Sanya City strong growth because of international tourism arrivals

Sanya city has unveiled strong growth in international arrivals in the first half of 2016, fueled by new air routes, and growing awareness of Sanya's tourism attractions.

Air Mauritius: From 10 million euro loss to 2 million profit in 3 months

Air Mauritius: From 10 million euro loss to 2 million profit in 3 months

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

A year ago, Air Mauritius posted a nearly 10 million euro loss in Q1 but favorable fuel prices, cost cuts, improved load factors to 77.2 percent, and growing traffic numbers from and to China have ...

InterContinental Hotels Group Malaysia appoints Clive Murray

InterContinental Hotels Group Malaysia appoints Clive Murray

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) is delighted to announce the appointment of Clive Murray as Area General Manager Malaysia and Batam with a concurrent appointment as General Manager of ...

Morocco Tourism: Ranking tourist establishments

Morocco Tourism: Ranking tourist establishments

Morocco Ministry of Tourism

Morocco Tourism has developed 14 types of tourist establishments, representing one or more categories of accommodation.

Wynn Palace now open in Cotai, Macau

Wynn Palace now open in Cotai, Macau

MACAU - Steve Wynn, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Wynn Resorts, unveiled Wynn Palace to the world at 8:00 p.m. today. The resort is Mr.

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