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Seychelles’ Tourism Minister calls for support of tourism-relating projects

visits new seawater aquarium project Seychelles’ Tourism Minister calls for support of tourism-relating projects

The Seychelles’ Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange, is calling for more support for investments in facilities planned to encourage tourists to the islands to spend more, and ...

AmaWaterways celebrates AmaSonata christening

AmaWaterways celebrates AmaSonata christening

AmaWaterways , the world's leading river cruise line, this week celebrated the christening of its new 164-passenger vessel AmaSonata.

JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts launches Spa by JW

JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts launches Spa by JW

BETHESDA, MD - JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts is pleased to unveil Spa by JW.

International mega bio expo in South Korea to offer glimpse of future life

International mega bio expo in South Korea to offer glimpse of future life

CHEONGJU, South Korea - The upcoming international bio exposition inSouth Korea will provide visitors with a glimpse into the life that biotechnology will bring about, its organizers said ...

US rejects Russia's claims that Ukraine downed MH17

US rejects Russia's claims that Ukraine downed MH17

WASHINGTON, DC - The US believes that Ukraine's aircraft or air defense missiles could not knock Malaysian airliner Boeing 777, said US State Department spokesperson Marie Harf.

Hamas leader: No ceasefire with Israel

Hamas militant: My way or the highway Hamas leader: No ceasefire with Israel

Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal said that the truce with Israel is not possible until the blockade of the Gaza Strip is completely lifted.

US resident outbound travel market up since last year

International tourism data US resident outbound travel market up since last year

A new questionnaire was fielded in 2012 which provided additional passenger attributes and with the release of the 2013 data year-over-year comparisons are possible.

US Senate passes legislation to boost tourism

US Senate passes legislation to boost tourism

WASHINGTON, DC – US legislation that has passed the US Senate will reauthorize Brand USA and help attract international visitors.

Tourism in Seychelles - Minister meets senior officials to analyze tourism marketing

Tourism in Seychelles - Minister meets senior officials to analyze tourism marketing

Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, met with Sherin Naiken, the CEO of the Tourism Board; Anne Lafortune, the PS for Tourism; and Benjamine Rose, the PS for ...

Lefay Resorts & SPA Lago di Garda living eco-sustainability

Lefay Resorts & SPA Lago di Garda living eco-sustainability

LOS ANGELES, California - Lefay Resort & SPA Lago di Garda is regarded as one of Italy’s foremost companies actively integrating business with sustainability.

MH 17: Cockpit voice recorder data downloaded

MH 17: Cockpit voice recorder data downloaded

THE HAGUE, The Netherlands - On Tuesday 22 July 2014 at 22:00 inKiev, Ukraine, the flight data and cockpit voice recorders (the 'black boxes') from the Malaysian Airlines flight 17 were taken ...

Cristiano Ronaldo to join Real Madrid for 2014 Guinness International Champions Cup

Cristiano Ronaldo to join Real Madrid for 2014 Guinness International Champions Cup

LOS ANGELES, CA - Real Madrid today announced that star Cristiano Ronaldo as well as Iker Casillas, Sergio Ramos and Luka Modric will join the team for the 2014 Guinness International Champions ...

First-ever MASTERCHEF Cruise unveils event itinerary

First-ever MASTERCHEF Cruise unveils event itinerary

SEATTLE, WA - The MASTERCHEF Cruise announced today the line up of programming for the first-ever seven-day culinary journey sailing to the Caribbean Nov. 8-15, 2014.

Air Canada rouge to launch flights from Vancouver to Palm Springs, California

Air Canada rouge to launch flights from Vancouver to Palm Springs, California

VANCOUVER, Canada - Air Canada announced today that it will introduce a new seasonal non-stop service operated by Air Canada rouge between Vancouver and Palm Springs, California this winter.

TransAsia passenger plane crashed in Taiwan

TransAsia passenger plane crashed in Taiwan

Forty-seven people died and eleven were injured in a TransAsia plane crash on Taiwan on one of the Penghu islands as it attempted to make an emergency landing today, Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

First plane with bodies of MH17 victims took off from Kharkiv to Eindhoven

First plane with bodies of MH17 victims took off from Kharkiv to Eindhoven

The Dutch prime minister together with members of the Dutch Royal Family will meet the first plane carrying MH17 victims' bodies at Eindhoven airport in the Netherlands.

MH17 black boxes to be flown to Farnborough, UK

Statement by Liow Tiong Lai, Minister of Transport, Malaysia MH17 black boxes to be flown to Farnborough, UK

Following the agreement Malaysia Prime Minister Najib Razak brokered with the Ukrainian rebel leaders, Malaysia has taken custody of flight MH17's black boxes.

Hawaiian Holdings reports 2014 second quarter financial results

Hawaiian Holdings reports 2014 second quarter financial results

Hawaiian Holdings, Inc., parent company of Hawaiian Airlines, Inc., today reported its financial results for the second quarter of 2014.

Hawaiian Airlines: First U.S. airline to join launch list for new aircraft type

Airbus and Hawaiian Airlines pioneer deal Hawaiian Airlines: First U.S. airline to join launch list for new aircraft type

Honolulu-based Hawaiian Airlines has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Airbus. The agreement adds yet another name to the growing list of launch customers for the new aircraft ...

JET Airways and Etihad Airways: Committed to grow India's aviation industry

JET Airways and Etihad Airways: Committed to grow India's aviation industry

Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, and Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, have outlined plans to reinforce their long-term commitment to the ...

Seychelles is becoming more visible in Mauritius

Seychelles is becoming more visible in Mauritius

Sister islands of Seychelles and Mauritius, both being part of the Indian Ocean Vanilla islands alongside La Reunion, Madagascar, Comoros, Mayotte, and the Maldives who are all working together to ...

The world calls us rebels,  terrorists, separatists  -  who are we?

Rebels in Ukraine also have a human voice - tears from Luhansk and Donetsk The world calls us rebels, terrorists, separatists - who are we?

By Dmytro Makarov, eTN Luhansk, Ukraine

Right now, the world media is focused on the awful crash of the Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 in Ukraine that caused the death of 298 innocent people on board flight MH17 last week.

Gideon Amichay: No is not an acceptable answer

Gideon Amichay: No is not an acceptable answer

By Dr. Elinor Garely, Editor in Chief, TourismExecutives.com

(eTN) - After looking at scores of online reviews for NoNoNoNoNoYes written by Gideon Amichay (Gordon Books), everyone from marketing, advertising and public relations gurus to book reviewers ...

Israel Ministry of Tourism: Anyone wanting to depart or visit Israel wil lbe able to do so

FAA Flight ban to Tel Aviv: Local travel Industry functioning during the crisis Israel Ministry of Tourism: Anyone wanting to depart or visit Israel wil lbe able to do so

eTN caught up with Mr. Eliezer Hod, director of the Western Region USA Office of the Israel Ministry of Tourism at the Israel Consulate General in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Singapore Changi Airport: 4.65 million passengers in June 2014,

Singapore Changi Airport: 4.65 million passengers in June 2014,

Singapore Changi Airport managed 4.65 million passengers in June 2014, representing the highest number of passenger movements Changi has handled in a month this year.

Princess Juliana International Airport upgrades security screening

Princess Juliana International Airport upgrades security screening

SIMPSON BAY, Saint Maarten – A presentation titled “Positions of Confidentiality and Security Screening” was given to members of the SXM management team who represented the first of specific ...

First flight from new Jomo Kenyatta International airport terminal

First flight from new Jomo Kenyatta International airport terminal

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

Yesterday morning saw the first ever commercial flight processed at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport’s brand new Terminal 1A, and it was national airline Kenya Airways which was given the ...

Qatar Tourism launches GCC-wide Eid promotion campaign

Qatar Tourism launches GCC-wide Eid promotion campaign

DOHA, Qatar - Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) has launched a GCC-wide advertising campaign to promote events and activities taking place in Qatar during Eid in an effort to attract regional ...

Hawaiian Airlines' parent company reports Q2 financial results

Hawaiian Airlines' parent company reports Q2 financial results

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Hawaiian Holdings, Inc, parent company of Hawaiian Airlines, Inc, today reported its financial results for the second quarter of 2014.

Travel community trumpets House vote to renew Brand USA

Travel community trumpets House vote to renew Brand USA

WASHINGTON, DC - US Travel President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the US House of Representative passage of HR 4450, the Travel Promotion, Enhancement and Modernization Act ...

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