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Moroccan ban on burqas production and sale "important step in fight against religious extremism"

According to media reports, Morocco has banned production and sale of burqas - full-face Muslim veils. The ban was apparently enacted for security reasons.

Opening ceremonies for the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg

Today, a ceremony and the inaugural concert marked the official opening of the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg. The concert hall is the new musical heart of the northern German metropolis.

Kenya capital: Springboard to fabulous destinations

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa

Nairobi, East Africa's best connected city by air from Europe, the Gulf, India, the South and Far East, and of course from across Africa, is seen as the springboard to the region's fabulous beach ...

Sheikh Mohammed bin Faisal Al Qassimi and Faisal Al Nuaimi Inaugurate 'The Ajman Palace Hotel Wedding Fair 2017'

The Ajman Palace Hotel Wedding Fair, organized in association with The Ajman Tourism Development Department (ATDD) was inaugurated today by H.E.

Los Angeles first US city destination to surpass 1 million Chinese visitors

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board (L.A. Tourism) President & CEO Ernest Wooden Jr.

Zimbabwe Tourism Minister Mzembi visits Croatia and Serbia

The Hon. Dr. Walter Mzembi has embarked on a European tour. In his capacity as the Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs and Tourism Minister, he has so far visited Serbia and Croatia.

India and Rwanda seal a new deal

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa

With investments by Indian companies in Rwanda, trade and tourism are expected to be the key beneficiaries when direct flights are launched between Kigali and Mumbai, using the airline's new ...

Leading US anti-trafficking policy organization screens SOLD, the movie

Based on true stories and adapted from the globally-acclaimed novel by Patricia McCormick, SOLD is the story of Lakshmi who journeys from a pastoral, rural village in Nepal to a gritty ...

Zambia Tourism: Collaboration, collaboration, collaboration!

In September 2016, the CBI team undertook a FAM tour of 2 of Zambia's premier tourism destinations, namely, Lower Zambezi and South Luangwa National Parks, organized by the Zambia Tourism Agency ...

Sustainable Tourism: Can you have too much of a good thing?

Geoffrey Lipman

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), reflective of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, have been cleverly designed to galvanize regional, national, and local ...

On your mark, get set: Rickshaw!

Anil Mathur, eTN India

Inside of India, this mode of transportation offers a great way to break up a trip and a novel method of traversing one of the most culturally and geographically diverse countries on the ...

Tourism plan of action for people, planet, and prosperity at FITUR

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa

The annual FITUR event, scheduled to take place between January 18 to 22 in Madrid, will, among other things, be the launch pad for the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)’s Year of ...

Jamaica Tourism to develop Artisan Villages and Craft Development Institute

Speaking at a post cabinet press briefing at the Office of the Prime Minister, Jamaica Tourism Minister Minister Bartlett outlined the cabinet’s approval to establish Artisan Villages and a ...

Airlines are rapidly moving towards digitisation

The rapid growth of the global airline industry has been offset by falling cargo revenues and passenger yields, prompting airline companies to focus on enhancing their ancillary revenues.

Passenger group urges new airport security measures

Passengers should be able to count on TSA and local and state law enforcement authorities to protect them.

Southwest Airlines pilots' union denounces VP of Labor Relations promotion

The Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association (SWAPA) today responded to the leadership structure announcement by Southwest Airlines in which the company named Tom Nealon as president, among other ...

Genting Hong Kong celebrates keel laying for second new cruise ship

Executives from Genting Hong Kong and Meyer Werft shipyard celebrated the keel laying of World Dream, the second new ship for Asian luxury cruise line, Dream Cruises, during a special event held ...

Newark Liberty International Airport welcomes 'Thyme' at United's Terminal C

As United’s Terminal C at Newark Liberty International Airport continues its $120 million re-imagination, new concepts helmed by chefs including Alex Stupak, Mario Carbone, Alex Guarnaschelli ...

Ryanair dethrones Lufthansa as Europe's largest airline

Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair has overtaken German powerhouse Lufthansa as Europe's biggest airline by passenger numbers after the German carrier on Tuesday reported a meager 1.8 percent rise in ...

Belarus introduces visa-free entry for visitors from 80 countries

President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko has signed a decree scrapping visa requirements for residents of 80 foreign countries for a period of no more than five days, the press service of the ...

Qatar Duty Free and China UnionPay International celebrate Chinese New Year

In celebration of China’s most popular festival, Qatar Duty Free (QDF) and China UnionPay International are offering special Chinese New Year promotions to passengers travelling through Doha’s ...

American Airlines Group reports December traffic

American Airlines Group today reported December and full year 2016 traffic results.

Partnership offers direct pathway to a Private Pilot License in the UAE

Airways Aviation and Emirates Aviation Services have formed a partnership to offer a direct pathway to a Private Pilot License (PPL) in the UAE through to a Multi-Crew Pilot Licence (MPL) in ...

Ritu Kumar to showcase bridal wear at The Ajman Palace Hotel Wedding Fair

Celebrated Indian designer Ritu Kumar will present select items from her latest bridal collection at the Ajman Palace Hotel Wedding Fair on 12th January, 2017.

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