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ICPC: Sharks are not the nemesis of Internet

ICPC: Sharks are not the nemesis of Internet

LYMINGTON, United Kingdom - Last August 2014, a rediscovered YouTube video of a shark biting a subsea cable caused a media storm.

South African Airways broadens codeshare with Air Mauritius

South African Airways broadens codeshare with Air Mauritius

“The broadening of our relationship with Air Mauritius follows growing traffic between South Africa and Mauritius supporting increased tourism and trade between the two countries,” said Tim ...

Video reports: Hawaii’s tourism market in Korea, China and Taiwan

Video reports: Hawaii’s tourism market in Korea, China and Taiwan

HONOLULU, Hawaii - The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) has released a series of mid-year Market Update Videos from each of its global contractors for Korea, China, and Taiwan.

New city and dates announced for Sports and Events Tourism Exchange

New city and dates announced for Sports and Events Tourism Exchange

BRYANSTON, South Africa - Thebe Reed Exhibitions, is proud to announce that the City of Tshwane will be the Host City partner for the Sports & Events Tourism Exchange (SETE), for the next ...

Nepal acts on a collaborative blueprint for tourism recovery

PATA Nepal Tourism Recovery Taskforce Report Presented to Nepal Tourism Minister and Tourism Leadership Nepal acts on a collaborative blueprint for tourism recovery

By David Beirman

POKHARA, Nepal - On June 21st The Deputy Chairman of the Pacific Asia Travel Association, Mr Andrew Jones and Safehotels, crisis management specialist Mr Bert Van Walbeek presented the completed ...

Keeping summer travel safe

Keeping summer travel safe

WORCESTER, MA - Summer is a great time to take a vacation or weekend trip, which means many cars, campers, motorcycles and motor homes are hitting the road, with increased potential for a problem ...

Helsinki's Mayor: Importance of tourism and its connection to design

Helsinki's Mayor: Importance of tourism and its connection to design

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

After many years in politics, Jussi Pajunen became Helsinki’s mayor in 2005.

International Finance Corp. investing millions in Bhutan tourism

International Finance Corp. investing millions in Bhutan tourism

BHUTAN – International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, will invest $3.5 million in Bhutan’s Zhiwa Ling Hotel to support its plans to refurbish and increase room ...

Bamboo Chalets… adding to tourism’s charm in Seychelles

Bamboo Chalets… adding to tourism’s charm in Seychelles

La Digue is one of Seychelles’ most enchanted islands and the many small hotels there continue to make the charm of this beautiful island.

Mugged and assaulted on a stone bridge in Riga, Latvia: Is the tour operator liable?

Travel Law - plane hackers, sucidal pilots, liability Mugged and assaulted on a stone bridge in Riga, Latvia: Is the tour operator liable?

By Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson

This week we will examine the extent to which tour operators should be held liable for failing to investigate and advise their customers on the incidence of criminal activity in the desired ...

Guests give Centara the “thumbs up”

Guests give Centara the “thumbs up”

Bangkok, Thailand – Bangkok, Thailand – July 1, 2015 - Massive online booking portal TripAdvisor’s Certificates of Excellence for 2015 have been awarded to 28 Centara hotels and resorts in ...

Put our differences aside and strengthen our national unity

Put our differences aside and strengthen our national unity

On the occasion of Seychelles National Day on June 29, celebrating 39 years since the independence of the Republic of Seychelles, President James Michel spoke of the importance of peace and ...

Protecting our traveling youth in today's world

Protecting our traveling youth in today's world

By Dr. Peter E. Tarlow

Tourism should be about children, not only children by age, but in a sense the “child” that exists within each of us.

Seychelles tourism more determined than ever to invest in inter-island partnership

Seychelles tourism more determined than ever to invest in inter-island partnership

Seychelles President James Michel hosted an official reception at the State House this evening, in honor of President Tommy Esang Remengesau of the Republic of Palau that was attended by ...

 “Golden Moustache team” returns to Reunion Island

“Golden Moustache team” returns to Reunion Island

The “Golden Moustache,” seeking out the treasure of La Buse - that surely will be a story to watch considering their past antics in their short long feature of Fantome de Merde produced ...

Too many lives lost in general aviation accidents

Too many lives lost in general aviation accidents

In a statement released today by the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) Deputy Administrator, Mike Whitaker, he said, “Last year, 434 people were killed in 251 GA accidents.

Seychelles Tourism Minister: Let us appreciate our industry

Seychelles Tourism Minister: Let us appreciate our industry

The Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange, has called on the people of Seychelles to appreciate the successes of the country’s tourism industry.

“Golden Moustache team” returns with new Reunion Island film

“Golden Moustache team” returns with new Reunion Island film

The “Golden Moustache,” seeking out the treasure of La Buse - that surely will be a story to watch considering their past antics in their short long feature of Fantome de Merde produced ...

Movenpick Resort Al Nawras: Green Globe number one

Movenpick Resort Al Nawras: Green Globe number one

LOS ANGELES, California - The Movenpick Resort Al Nawras is the only resort in Jeddah in Saudi Arabia located on its own private island overlooking the Red Sea.

US Justice Department investigation on potential airline conspiracy

US Justice Department investigation on potential airline conspiracy

WASHINGTON, DC – A civil antitrust investigation by the US Justice Department is concentrating on the possibility that airlines may have conspired to limit available seats as a means to keeping ...

Hamilton makes headlines

Nevis Weighs In On Their Native Son Hamilton makes headlines

NEW YORK, New York - Recently in Washington, it was announced that Alexander Hamilton, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States of America as well as the founder of the U.S.

Sabre completes acquisition of Abacus International

Sabre completes acquisition of Abacus International

SOUTHLAKE, TX - Sabre Corporation today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Abacus International, the leading global distribution system (GDS) in the Asia-Pacific region.

Qatar Airways celebrates first anniversary with Dallas/Fort Worth

Qatar Airways celebrates first anniversary with Dallas/Fort Worth

DALLAS, TX and FORT WORTH, TX- Today, Qatar Airways celebrates one full year of daily, non-stop service between Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and Hamad International Airport in Doha, ...

South African Airways: 10 years of service between Washington and Africa

South African Airways: 10 years of service between Washington and Africa

WASHINGTON, DC - South African Airways (SAA), the national carrier of South Africa and the most awarded airline on the African continent, will celebrate 10 years of service to Washington, DC ...

Alaska Airlines inaugurates new flights from Seattle and Portland

Alaska Airlines inaugurates new flights from Seattle and Portland

SEATTLE, WA - Alaska Airlines today inaugurates service between Seattle and Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Seattle and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; and Portland, Oregon and St. Louis.

Saudi Arabia: Consumer exhibitions supporting national tourism and economy

Saudi Arabia: Consumer exhibitions supporting national tourism and economy

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Saudi Exhibition and Convention Bureau (SECB) recently conducted a workshop in Riyadh to introduce the new policies and procedures for holding consumer exhibitions.

Saudi prince pledges $32 billion to philantropy

Saudi prince pledges $32 billion to philantropy

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Alwaleed Philanthropies, today announced his intention to donate all of his ...

Business travel: Single-use “virtual” accounts gain in popularity

Business travel: Single-use “virtual” accounts gain in popularity

ALEXANDRIA, VA - A new study by the GBTA Foundation, the education and research arm of the Global Business Travel Association, has found that an estimated 20 percent of American businesses today ...

Prague Congress Center's revenues up 9 Percent in 2014

Prague Congress Center's revenues up 9 Percent in 2014

PRAGUE, Czech Republic - 2014 was the last year in which the financial performance of the Prague Congress Center (PCC) was effected by the debt arising from the reconstruction and expansion of the ...

The Rolling Stones unveil their first ever international exhibition

The Rolling Stones unveil their first ever international exhibition

LONDON, England - The Rolling Stones will stage their first ever major exhibition at London’s prestigious Saatchi Gallery, opening to the public on 6 April 2016 until September 2016.

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