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Embraer announces its second quarter 2014 results

Embraer announces its second quarter 2014 results

SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil - EMBRAER SA released its second quarter 2014 results.

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Fun in Aruba is full speed ahead with "Arubapalooza"

Fun in Aruba is full speed ahead with "Arubapalooza"

ORANJESTAD, Aruba - Even with summer in full swing, it's never too early to look ahead to the start of autumn.

Barbados and Dominica: Storm warning issued

Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands: Tropical storm watch Barbados and Dominica: Storm warning issued

Bertha is the name of the latest tropical storm over the Atlantic Ocean threatening travel and tourism on islands in the Caribbean.

Climate change: Another hurdle for poverty eradication

Volatile weather touches everything, including tourism Climate change: Another hurdle for poverty eradication

Today, most persons consider climate change to be a reality and not a myth.

Bahamas tourism launches ‘Bahamas Best Beaches’ photo contest

Bahamas tourism launches ‘Bahamas Best Beaches’ photo contest

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism is launching an exciting ‘Bahamas Best Beaches’ photo competition using social media and both residents and US visitors will be able to participate.

They call them Isolated People: Video shows indigenous people first ever contact with civilization

First ever contact with the outside world: Indigenous Peruvian Indian surrendered to bananas They call them Isolated People: Video shows indigenous people first ever contact with civilization

This is not a travel or tourism event, but it could have well been one of the most fascinating discoveries of our current civilization and worth millions for a wealthy traveler to Brazil or Peru ...

Star Alliance opens new lounge at Sao Paulo Guarulhos Airport Terminal 3

Star Alliance opens new lounge at Sao Paulo Guarulhos Airport Terminal 3

SAO PAULO, Brazil – Star Alliance officially opened its new Lounge at Sao Paulo – Guarulhos Airport, Terminal 3 today.

Aeromexico reports Q2 2014 results

Aeromexico reports Q2 2014 results

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Grupo Aeromexico S A B de C V ("Aeromexico"), the largest airline in Mexico, today reported its unaudited consolidated results for the second quarter 2014.

Venezuela still blocking $4.1 billion owed to airlines

Venezuela still blocking $4.1 billion owed to airlines

MIAMI, FL - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on the Venezuelan government to honor the commitment it made in March to permit airlines to repatriate in full and at fair ...

GOL releases June, 2014 traffic figures

GOL releases June, 2014 traffic figures

SAO PAULO, Brazil - GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes SA, the largest low-cost and low-fare airline in Latin America announces its preliminary traffic figures for June 2014.

Peru’s central jungle regions broaden their tourist appeal

Peru’s central jungle regions broaden their tourist appeal

LIMA, Peru - Regions in Peru’s central jungle such as Pasco have broadened their tourist appeal by implementing new routes, which explains the ongoing investment in infrastructure projects to ...

Bahamas tourism team pays courtesy calls on Tennessee mayors

Bahamas tourism team pays courtesy calls on Tennessee mayors

GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND - The Vacation Express/Bahamasair Summer Flight program fueled by the efforts of the Ministry of Tourism and the Grand Bahama Island Tourism Board continues to soar to greater ...

Bahamas Supreme court closes dolphin tourism attraction

reEarth stops Blue Illusions Limited to operate dolphin tourist attraction Bahamas Supreme court closes dolphin tourism attraction

The Bahamas Supreme Court’s decision to close the tourist attraction comes after reEarth, a nonprofit community and environmental watch group, obtained documents proving government ...

Jamaica tourism minister drives visitors via music festival

Jamaica tourism minister drives visitors via music festival

MONTEGO BAY, JAMAICA –Minister of Tourism and Entertainment, the Hon. Dr.

Association of Caribbean States offers international course supporting sustainability

Association of Caribbean States offers international course supporting sustainability

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago - The Caribbean region is currently facing a great challenge as the importation of food supplies continues to rise.

New era of regional cooperation born: Birth of the Association of Caribbean States

New era of regional cooperation born: Birth of the Association of Caribbean States

At the end of the 1980s, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government felt a growing exigency to forge closer relations with their neighbors in the Caribbean Basin.

Google executive to speak at CTO State of the Industry Conference

Google executive to speak at CTO State of the Industry Conference

A top official of the search engine giant, Google, has been confirmed as a speaker for the region’s premier tourism development and networking event, the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO)’s ...

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 ...

Jamaica's tourism minister hosts farewell function for outgoing Spanish ambassador

Jamaica's tourism minister hosts farewell function for outgoing Spanish ambassador

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Minister of Tourism and Entertainment, the Honorable Dr Wykeham McNeill, welcomes outgoing Spanish Ambassador to Jamaica, Her Excellency Celsa Nuño, as her husband, Alex ...

Luxury Resort Calabash Grenada certified by Green Globe

Luxury Resort Calabash Grenada certified by Green Globe

LOS ANGELES, California - Guests of Calabash Grenada can indulge in the luxury offered by the resort knowing that great effort is put into sustainable tourism through Green Globe.

Inequality and its impact on the resilience of societies

Inequality and its impact on the resilience of societies

We are all familiar with the proverb “Give a man a fish, and you will feed him for a day, teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” While the origin of the saying is largely ...

Hard Rock announces new beachfront hotel in Cabo San Lucas

Hard Rock announces new beachfront hotel in Cabo San Lucas

ORLANDO, FL - Hard Rock International – owner of one of the world's most iconic and recognized brands – announces Hard Rock Hotel Los Cabos, located on the shores of the famed vacation hot ...

LATAM, Venezuela reach agreement on the money owed

LATAM, Venezuela reach agreement on the money owed

SANTIAGO, Chile - Latin America's biggest airline, and Venezuela have reached an agreement to repatriate the funds owed to the carrier, LATAM officials said.

TEF finances $248 million lighting project for Montego Bay’s Elegant Corridor

TEF finances $248 million lighting project for Montego Bay’s Elegant Corridor

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica - Montego Bay’s Elegant Corridor is slated to be brightly lit at nights before the middle of next year, following the signing of a contract for a $248 million lighting ...

Secluded Dominican region basks in ecotourism boom

Secluded Dominican region basks in ecotourism boom

A boom in ecotourism has already made it the fastest-growing segment and the global tourism market’s most dynamic sector.

13 "perks" of visiting the best beach of Puerto Rico on a holiday

Tourist in Puerto Rico: No need to know the local laws 13 "perks" of visiting the best beach of Puerto Rico on a holiday

By Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

Puerto Rico hasn’t really made much noise of late. But, a recent article by Raul Colon (raulcolon.net) is begging to change this.

Puerto Vallarta welcomes double-digit increase in international arrivals

Puerto Vallarta welcomes double-digit increase in international arrivals

By eTN Staff Writer

International arrivals to Puerto Vallarta’s international airport (PVR) increased by 17% in the first 6 months of 2014 when compared to 2013 (GAP) and with new flight and additional frequencies ...

Where to go for best public viewing of Delta IV rocket launch on July 23

Where to go for best public viewing of Delta IV rocket launch on July 23

By eTN Staff Writer

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is offering a “front row seat” to view the July 23 Delta IV rocket launch, which is scheduled for 7:03 p.m.

Tourism: Not Germany, but Rio de Janeiro hit the jackpot

City of Rio Tourism Authority releases World Cup data Tourism: Not Germany, but Rio de Janeiro hit the jackpot

The FIFA World Cup champion ended up being Germany, but it was Rio de Janeiro who hit the jackpot during the tournament, with special emphasis on financial transactions.

Palace Resorts breaks into Jamaica market

Palace Resorts breaks into Jamaica market

MIAMI, FL - Palace Resorts – the company that sets the standard in luxurious, all-inclusive resort accommodations – proudly announces its newest property, Moon Palace Jamaica Grande, the first ...

Easier air travel to Antigua and Barbuda

Easier air travel to Antigua and Barbuda

ST. JOHNS, Antigua – A meeting with American Airlines was convened in their Miami offices with their Director of Marketing Development for the Caribbean, Mexico and Latin America, Gary ...

Jamrock Summer to harness Jamaica’s entertainment and culture to drive arrivals

Jamrock Summer to harness Jamaica’s entertainment and culture to drive arrivals

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica - The variety and vibrancy of Jamaica’s cultural expressions are being packaged to promote the destination to worldwide tourism markets as the land of not merely sun, sea, ...

Jamaica: Suspension of private jet ski operations to be lifted July 18

Jamaica: Suspension of private jet ski operations to be lifted July 18

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Effective Friday July 18, 2014 the operation of private Personal Water Crafts (PWCs) will be re-opened across the island for licensed PWC users.

Colombian tourism enjoying strong growth following surge in UK visitors

Colombian tourism enjoying strong growth following surge in UK visitors

A significant rise in airlift from the UK is set to combine with a surge in hotel development to further fuel the dramatic rise in UK visitor numbers seen in recent years, according to the ...

World renowned chefs gather in Los Cabos for "Sabor a Cabo"  food & wine festival

World renowned chefs gather in Los Cabos for "Sabor a Cabo" food & wine festival

LOS CABOS, Mexico - A selection of the world's finest chefs will gather in Los Cabos November 30 - December 6 in celebration of the 9th Annual "Sabor a Cabo" (The Flavors of Cabo) food & wine ...

RTE Talks are launched for the Ecuadorian Travel and MICE industry

RTE Talks are launched for the Ecuadorian Travel and MICE industry

Reed Travel Exhibitions (RTE), the world’s leading travel & tourism events organiser, is hosting a roadshow around Ecuador to help educate the country’s travel and tourism industry on new ...

Embraer delivers 29 commercial and 29 executive jets in 2Q14

Embraer delivers 29 commercial and 29 executive jets in 2Q14

SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil - During the second quarter of 2014 (2Q14), Embraer delivered 29 jets to the commercial aviation market and 29 to the business aviation market, for a total of 58 ...

Brazil welcomed one million international visitors during World Cup

Brazil welcomed one million international visitors during World Cup

According to information by the federal government, one million foreign tourists visited Brazil during the World Cup. That’s way above the estimated 600,000 expected prior to the games.

Nicaragua’s newest airport opens

Nicaragua’s newest airport opens

OMETEPE ISLAND, Nicaragua - Nicaragua’s newest airport is officially open and that means it’s even easier to get to the enchanting Ometepe Island in the middle of Lake Nicaragua.

#LOVEANTIGUABARBUDA

#LOVEANTIGUABARBUDA

Caribbean Premier League (CPL) "Local Partner," the Antigua Barbuda Tourism Authority (ABTA) recently launched its #LOVEANTIGUABARBUDA social media campaign.

Curacao International Airport shooting killed two

Curacao International Airport shooting killed two

The Dutch Caribbean island of some 150,000 people is about 40 miles off Venezuela and the scene of an airport shooting Tuesday night.

The party is still on in Rio de Janeiro

The party is still on in Rio de Janeiro

The World Cup just finished, and Brazil only made it to number four, but the party is still on in Rio de Janeiro.

Sustainable development rooted in agriculture

Sustainaibility, agriculture and tourism - a winning combination Sustainable development rooted in agriculture

The issues of food production, agricultural development policies, and food security have generally ranked high on the Greater Caribbean region’s “Priorities List.” Agriculture is viewed as ...

Aeromexico introduces new onboard menu designed by Enrique Olvera

Aeromexico introduces new onboard menu designed by Enrique Olvera

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Aeromexico, Mexico's global airline, has announced its new onboard menu for its exclusive service in Clase Premier –the carrier First Class– and Coach, designed by the ...

Violence in Buenos Aires after Argentina lost the World Cup to Germany

Violence in Buenos Aires after Argentina lost the World Cup to Germany

Tourists visiting Buenos Aires landmarks, like the Obelisk, witnessed initial peaceful demonstrations after the final World Cup game against Germany in Brazil.

Earthquake reported in tourism region of Chile

Earthquake reported in tourism region of Chile

An 6.1 measure earthquake hit the region close to Iquique in Chile at 4:54 pm today local time.

Dubai's Emirates Airline is the true 2014 World Cup Winner

Not Lufthansa, not TAM, but Emirates Airlines wins the World Cup 2014 in Rio de Janeiro Dubai's Emirates Airline is the true 2014 World Cup Winner

World Cup 2014: Germany is Weltmeister, and tourism is celebrating with Emirates, Brazil, and Germany. Emirates, the Dubai-based airline, calls itself a global connector of people.

Star Alliance member Copa Airlines now connects Guyana  with Panama and the rest of the world

Star Alliance member Copa Airlines now connects Guyana with Panama and the rest of the world

Guyanese now have access to more than 66 destinations with the launch of Copa Airlines' non-stop service between Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) and the airline’s Hub of the Americas ...

Fish - think about Lima, Peru

Fish - think about Lima, Peru

Lima, Peru - think of 600 different species of fish, to be precise. And no, they’re not dead or for sale or anything — they live in South America’s biggest fish tank.

Trinidad and Tobago to be featured on US television station FOX 5 New York

Documentary promotes T&T as tourism destination Trinidad and Tobago to be featured on US television station FOX 5 New York

PORT-OF-SPAIN, TRINIDAD –Trinidad and Tobago will be featured in a 30-minute television documentary titled, “Trinidad and Tobago, A Dynamic Duo” on Saturday, July 12 at 2:00 pm Eastern Time ...

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