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Aeromexico reports 18.7 percent passenger increase

Aeromexico reports 18.7 percent passenger increase

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Grupo Aeromexico S A B de C V, the largest airline in Mexico, reports its operating statistics for May 2014.

American Airlines adds flights from JFK to St. Kitts

American Airlines adds flights from JFK to St. Kitts

The St Kitts Tourism Authority announced that American Airlines has added Friday flights to complement its regular Wednesday and Saturday non-stop flights from JFK.

Hidden cash man sends Hermosa Beach into frenzy

Hidden cash man sends Hermosa Beach into frenzy

By Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

Hermosa Beach is known as one of the most popular beaches in Southern California.

Tourists in Mexico in for a scare after earthquake

Tourists in Mexico in for a scare after earthquake

Tourists vacationing on Mexico's Pacific beaches were in for another scare today.

4300 passengers close cruise ship season in Port of Spain, Trinidad

Trinidad and Tobago cruise tourism 4300 passengers close cruise ship season in Port of Spain, Trinidad

More than 4,300 cruise passengers arrived in the capital city of Port of Spain aboard the MSC Divina on May 29, as Trinidad and Tobago officially bid “bon voyage” to its 2013/2014 cruise ...

Saint Lucia celebrates Chocolate Heritage Month

Saint Lucia celebrates Chocolate Heritage Month

SAINT LUCIA - The West Indies has a long, rich heritage in producing some of the world's most sought-after chocolate, and the island destination of Saint Lucia is now sharing that experience with ...

Airline fined for illegal lie detector tests

Airline fined for illegal lie detector tests

SAO PAULO, Brazil — American Airlines has been ordered by Brazilian labor court judge to pay about $500 000 (R5.2m) in damages to a group of its Brazilian employees for submitting them to lie ...

Tourists flocking to Puerto Vallarta over other beach destinations in Mexico

Tourists flocking to Puerto Vallarta over other beach destinations in Mexico

By eTN Staff Writer

Mexico’s Ministry of Tourism has reported that Puerto Vallarta had average hotel room occupancy of 8,612 rooms from January to April, 2014, 10 percent more when compared to the same period in ...

Caribbean to tackle health & safety issues impacting tourism

Caribbean to tackle health & safety issues impacting tourism

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados - The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) – the region’s tourism development agency charged with leading the Caribbean’s sustainable tourism development – and the ...

Nevis Month for Romance

Travel, tourism, sand and sun in Nevis Nevis Month for Romance

Most people visit the Caribbean for sun, sand, and sea, but Nevis is the island that also brings along romance. Tucked away in the Eastern Caribbean, this small island has it all.

Brazilian tourism workers learn how to receive Arab visitors

Brazilian tourism workers learn how to receive Arab visitors

SAO PAULO, Brazil – How does one go about receiving an Arab guest well? What do they like to eat? How should they be treated?

The costs to visit Brazil's soccer host cities revealed

FIFA World Cup 2014 The costs to visit Brazil's soccer host cities revealed

NEWTON, MA - The results of TripIndex Soccer, a cost-comparison of what travelers headed to Brazil for the upcoming soccer tournament will spend in each of the 12 host cities, were released ...

Five dead, four injured in Argentina plane crash

Five dead, four injured in Argentina plane crash

By Oleg Von Siziakov, eTN

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - The number of people who died in a plane that crashed into Río de la Plata river has increased to five. Four people were injured.

Green Globe announces first certified hotels in Brazil

“First Four” IHG Hotels in São Paulo and Manaus Green Globe announces first certified hotels in Brazil

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe Certification is proud to announce its first certifications in Brazil.

Bahamas' prison inmates to make 'tourist-related souvenir products'

Bahamas' prison inmates to make 'tourist-related souvenir products'

Officials at Her Majesty’s Prisons will further expand the facility’s Inmate Industries Program to focus on the production of “tourist-related souvenir products” as a means of further ...

Cayman Islands won 156 Tripadvisor tourism awards

Cayman Islands won 156 Tripadvisor tourism awards

To qualify for a TripAdvisor award, businesses must maintain an average rating of four stars or higher, based on traveler reviews on the website.

Panamanian authorities resume search for tourists missing since March

Panamanian authorities resume search for tourists missing since March

PANAMA CITY, Panama - A search for two female Dutch tourists who went missing in Panama almost two months ago is resuming.

Parilli: Venezuelan government violates fundamental rights and liberties in airline crisis

Parilli: Venezuelan government violates fundamental rights and liberties in airline crisis

CARACAS, Venezuela - The president of the Venezuelan National Alliance of Users and Consumers (Anauco), Roberto León Parilli, is convinced that the Venezuelan government violates fundamental ...

Gambia Roots Homecoming Festival Jamaica 2014: Key results

Gambia Roots Homecoming Festival Jamaica 2014: Key results

By Sharon Parris-Chambers

The Gambia Roots Homecoming Festival 2014 was successfully organized and staged with pilgrimages to Juffureh, Kanilai, and excursions to Bakau and other sites in the capital with exciting spin-off ...

Bermuda's Minister of Tourism Shawn Crockwell has exciting news to report

Casino Marriott, Ritz Carlton - more essential information wanted Bermuda's Minister of Tourism Shawn Crockwell has exciting news to report

The Bermuda Minister of Tourism, Hon. Shawn Crockwell, yesterday told the House of Assembly he had exciting news.

Carnival Cruise Lines returns to Mazatlan

Carnival Cruise Lines returns to Mazatlan

MAZATLAN, Mexico - Mazatlan, Mexico's "Colonial City on the Beach," today announced that Carnival Cruise Lines will resume service to the destination with year-round cruises departing out of Los ...

FIFA World Cup in Brazil preempts stadium visits and tours

FIFA World Cup in Brazil preempts stadium visits and tours

The traditional Maracana Stadium visits and guided tours in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, will not be available during the FIFA World Cup 2014, from Tuesday, May 20 through Sunday, July 20.

World Cup Brazil: Ready to combat sexual tourism

World Cup Brazil: Ready to combat sexual tourism

As night falls, Adriana de Morais patrols the clubs and bars of Natal, one of Brazil's World Cup host cities, looking for underage prostitutes and trying to get them off the streets.

Colombia President tweets: The country is in mourning

Colombia President tweets: The country is in mourning

At least 32 children were killed after a bus taking them home from a church event caught fire in northern Colombia on Sunday afternoon.

2017 America’s Cup: Statement by Bermuda Premier Craig Cannonier

2017 America’s Cup: Statement by Bermuda Premier Craig Cannonier

This could be the biggest tourism and sports event ever held on the island of Bermuda. The Bermuda Premier, Craig Cannonier, is excited and issued this official Bermuda government statement.

Lufthansa: Most profitable route is Caracas, but we no longer sell tickets from Venezuela

Lufthansa: Most profitable route is Caracas, but we no longer sell tickets from Venezuela

German airliner Lufthansa stopped selling tickets in Venezuela.

Such decision does not include discontinuance of flights, as in the cases of Air Canada and, most recently, Alitalia.

Giant dinosaur found: Size of 14 elephants

Giant dinosaur found: Size of 14 elephants

The discovery was made by a local farm worker in Patagonia.

Venezuelan aviation sector presents at Cuba's International Tourism Fair

Venezuelan aviation sector presents at Cuba's International Tourism Fair

The Venezuelan State Consortium for Aircraft Industries and Air Services (CONVIASA) presented its commercial offers at Cuba''s 34th edition of its International Tourism Fair (FITCUBA), the company ...

World Cup fans warned about raw sewage on Brazil's beaches

World Cup fans warned about raw sewage on Brazil's beaches

World Cup fans heading to Rio de Janeiro might want to think twice about swimming in the sea - as these shocking photos reveal the true extent of its sewage problems.

Nevis Tourism Authority launches new website

Nevis Tourism Authority launches new website

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis - The Nevis Tourism Authority (NTA) is pleased to announce the launch of its fully featured website for tourism marketing.

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