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Dance your heart out at FESPAD 2013

Panafrican Dance Festival in Rwanda Dance your heart out at FESPAD 2013

The 8th edition of the Panafrican Dance Festival (FESPAD 2013) is taking place in Rwanda right now. This week-long event began with the Opening Ceremony that took place on February 24, 2013.

Alfred Pisani Corinthia Hotels Scholarship recipients set to graduate

students from NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies Alfred Pisani Corinthia Hotels Scholarship recipients set to graduate

NEW YORK, New York - The first recipients of the Alfred Pisani Corinthia Hotels Scholarship, Genevieve Arnold and Phillip Rogers – students in the NYU School of Continuing and Professional ...

Green Globe recertifies Germany’s Congress Center Duesseldorf

CCD integrates philosophy of sustainability at all levels Green Globe recertifies Germany’s Congress Center Duesseldorf

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announced re-certification of the Congress Center Duesseldorf (CCD) in Germany.

Luxury health, fitness and weight loss retreats launched by LHR and Centara partnership

inspiring educational and recreational retreats Luxury health, fitness and weight loss retreats launched by LHR and Centara partnership

Centara Hotels & Resorts has partnered with Luxury Health Retreats (LHR), a division of Fitcorp Asia, to offer a range of inspiring educational and recreational retreats for those wanting to ...

Association of Caribbean States dedicated to development of Greater Caribbean

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Trinidad and Tobago presents proposal Association of Caribbean States dedicated to development of Greater Caribbean

PANAMA CITY, Panama – “There is a new dynamism and new perspectives of growth and development which plays a very important role in the international arena and they promote the way in which ...

Agoda.com offers hotel specials in time for Holi Festival in India

Cheerful deals for a raucous celebration Agoda.com offers hotel specials in time for Holi Festival in India

SINGAPORE – Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), has announced great deals on Indian hotels in the leadup to the annual Holi ...

South Sudan establishes independent Civil Aviation Authority

General Agasio Akol appointed first Chairman of the Board South Sudan establishes independent Civil Aviation Authority

By Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir issued a decree earlier this week, establishing the country’s Civil Aviation Authority while at the same time appointing General Agasio Akol as the ...

2012 again demonstrated how resilient travel and tourism industry is, WTTC president says

Breaking News 2012 again demonstrated how resilient travel and tourism industry is, WTTC president says

By Nelson Alcantara, Editor-in-Chief

(eTN) - Fresh off the release of the World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) favorable 2012 global travel and tourism industry economic report, the organization’s president and CEO, David ...

UK economy may be shrinking but it remains top destination for overseas shoppers

Britain ranked above France and Italy as a retail destination UK economy may be shrinking but it remains top destination for overseas shoppers

LONDON, England - The high street may be shrouded in recession-related gloom, yet Britain remains one of the world's most sought-after destinations for overseas shoppers seeking to splash their ...

Airlines take the plaudits at loyalty awards

Loyalty Innovation Awards Airlines take the plaudits at loyalty awards

DUBAI, UAE - Baltic Miles, Virgin America and Virgin Australia have all been recognised for frequent flyer program initiatives in the Loyalty Innovation Awards, presented at the Airline ...

Horrific balloon crash deals devastating blow to Egypt’s battered tourism

Luxor Crash Horrific balloon crash deals devastating blow to Egypt’s battered tourism

LUXOR, Egypt - Egypt's ancient temple city of Luxor faces a crippling blow to its tourism industry, already reeling from unrest following the country's uprising, after a horrific hot-air balloon ...

Phuket International Boat Show celebrating 10th Anniversary with return to Royal Phuket Marina

Phuket International Boat Show Phuket International Boat Show celebrating 10th Anniversary with return to Royal Phuket Marina

PHUKET, Thailand – Phuket International Boat Show (PIMEX) celebrates its 10th anniversary as ‘Asia’s Favourite Boat Show’ returning to Thailand’s premier boating haven Royal Phuket ...

Bangalore to host "Modern & Contemporary Indian Art Auction 2013"

Modern & Contemporary Indian Art Auction 2013 Bangalore to host "Modern & Contemporary Indian Art Auction 2013"

BANGALORE, India - Catering to the growing number of art patrons aspiring for International quality art has prompted Bangalore to feature the 'Modern & Contemporary Indian Art Auction'.

World's best cruise ships named

2013 Cruise Critic Cruisers' Choice Awards World's best cruise ships named

PENNINGTON, N.J. - The results 2013 Cruise Critic Cruisers' Choice Awards have been announced today.

JetBlue and Airbus reach agreement to retrofit A320 fleet with sharklets

JetBlue Airways and Airbus JetBlue and Airbus reach agreement to retrofit A320 fleet with sharklets

NEW YORK, N.Y. - JetBlue Airways announced today that it has signed a letter of intent with Airbus to acquire 110 ship-sets of retrofit Sharklets for the airline's in-service A320 aircraft.

HotelTravel.com voted “2013 Best Online Travel Agent” at 10th Annual Budgie$ & Travel Awards

Travel Distribution World Asia in Singapore HotelTravel.com voted “2013 Best Online Travel Agent” at 10th Annual Budgie$ & Travel Awards

PHUKET, Thailand - HotelTravel.com, a worldwide leader in online hotel reservations and part of MakeMyTrip Limited (NASDAQ: MMYT), was recently named “2013 Best Online Travel Agent” at the ...

Occidental Vacation Club affiliates with Club La Costa

all-inclusive vacation Occidental Vacation Club affiliates with Club La Costa

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - Occidental Vacation Club, a full service, all-inclusive timeshare company, has affiliated with Club La Costa, a leading provider of mixed-use holiday products ...

FastJet responds to debt and other allegations

Airline calls press conference FastJet responds to debt and other allegations

By Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - Information was received from a source in Dar es Salaam who attended a press conference yesterday called by FastJet at short notice.

Mauritius and Maldives sign new air accord

bilateral air services agreement signed Mauritius and Maldives sign new air accord

By Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - The two Indian Ocean island states have earlier this week signed a new bilateral air services agreement, commonly referred to as BASA, allowing the national airlines of the two countries ...

WTM Vision Conference-Moscow to focus on Russian travel market

Russian travel and tourism industry growing at a phenomenal rate WTM Vision Conference-Moscow to focus on Russian travel market

The second WTM Vision Conference-Moscow has an industry-leading line up to help senior industry delegates run their businesses.

Entries being accepted for PATA Gold Awards

Pacific Asia Travel Association accepting travel and tourism submissions Entries being accepted for PATA Gold Awards

BANGKOK, Thailand - Travel industry organizations and individuals who have made outstanding contributions to successfully develop and promote travel and tourism in Asia Pacific can now submit ...

Larry Ellison buys Island Air

Island Air closed sale of airline to holding company owned by Lawrence J. Ellison Larry Ellison buys Island Air

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Island Air closed the sale of the airline today to a newly formed holding company owned by Lawrence J. Ellison. The sale secures the future of Island Air and its employees.

Southwest Airlines launches ervice between Austin and San Jose Del Cabo/Los Cabos, Mexico

Southwest Airlines and AirTran Airways Southwest Airlines launches ervice between Austin and San Jose Del Cabo/Los Cabos, Mexico

DALLAS, Texas - Southwest Airlines and wholly owned subsidiary AirTran Airways began offering for sale new nonstop service international flights between Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and ...

UK’s rich heritage remains  strong draw for visitors

History Rules OK! UK’s rich heritage remains strong draw for visitors

A survey of Hosted Buyers attending this year’s March Marketplace (MAMA) shows that the UK’s rich heritage remains a strong draw for visitors to these shores.

JAL and Jetstar Japan start codeshare and mileage program tie-up

Japan Airlines and Jetstar Japan JAL and Jetstar Japan start codeshare and mileage program tie-up

Japan Airlines (JAL) announced today that it will start codeshare and mileage program partnership with Jetstar Japan (flight code: GK) - a joint-investment with the Qantas Group, Mitsubishi ...

Americans express mixed feelings about job market and economy

United States Americans express mixed feelings about job market and economy

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Over the past few months the stock market has soared, with the Dow Jones Index hitting some of the best numbers in over five years.

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