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Vueling Airlines launches London-Rennes service

Vueling Airlines launches London-Rennes service

BARCELONA, Spain - Vueling Airlines, SA - a Spanish low-cost airline based at El Prat de Llobregat in Greater Barcelona, announced introduction of new French link from London Gatwick, with the ...

Smartwings cancels planned service from Prague to Muscat, Oman

Smartwings cancels planned service from Prague to Muscat, Oman

PRAGUE, Czech Republic - Smartwings, a low-cost brand of the Czech airline Travel Service that operates scheduled flights to several European metropolitan and leisure destinations under the brand ...

Aeroflot named 'Europe's Best Airline' at Russia & CIS Awards

Aeroflot named 'Europe's Best Airline' at Russia & CIS Awards

MOSCOW, Russia - Aeroflot has been named Europe's best airline at the prestigious Business Traveller Russia & CIS Awards.

KLM runs pilot with Artificial Intelligence

KLM runs pilot with Artificial Intelligence

AMSTELVEEN, Netherlands and SAN FRANCISCO, CA - KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is taking the next step in social servicing by testing artificial intelligence (AI) to help answer customer questions.

Scandic launches fifth signature hotel

Scandic launches fifth signature hotel

STOCKHOLM, Sweden - Scandic Hotels Group is now presenting its fifth unique signature hotel – Downtown Camper by Scandic.

Plans for first Hyatt Regency hotel in Croatia announced

Plans for first Hyatt Regency hotel in Croatia announced

CHICAGO, IL - Hyatt Hotels Corporation and Dogus Croatia today announced plans for a Hyatt Regency hotel in Zadar, Croatia – the first Hyatt-branded hotel to open in the country.

Far-reaching restructuring of airberlin to deliver long-term growth

Far-reaching restructuring of airberlin to deliver long-term growth

BERLIN, Germany - German carrier airberlin today unveiled a far-reaching restructuring of its business, which will see the company concentrate its core operations as a dedicated, focused network ...

Green Globe certifies Château Saint-Martin & Spa with Gold Status

Green Globe certifies Château Saint-Martin & Spa with Gold Status

Green Globe

LOS ANGELES, California – Since 2010, the Château Saint-Martin & Spa in Venice, France, has established numerous eco-responsible projects.

European tourism association backs Paris

European tourism association backs Paris

ETOA – the European tourism association - continues to back Paris.

Leonardo Hotels expanding in Great Britain

Leonardo Hotels expanding in Great Britain

BERLIN, Germany and EDINBURGH, Scotland - Following the Leonardo Hotel Group's successful Great Britain market entry with Leonardo Hotel London Heathrow Airport in March 2015, the next step in its ...

One nation divided? The challenge for Britain beyond Brexit

One nation divided? The challenge for Britain beyond Brexit

Rita Payne, special to eTN

LONDON, England - There is still a huge appetite for discussion on Brexit three months after the referendum.

World Travel Awards confirms Lisbon’s position as Europe’s cruise capital

World Travel Awards confirms Lisbon’s position as Europe’s cruise capital

Lisbon has been named “Europe’s leading cruise destination” and “Europe’s leading cruise port” in the World Travel Awards 2016.

Skål London gears up for WTM!

Skål London gears up for WTM!

Skål International’s presence at this year’s World Travel Market will double in size, providing Skål members from the UK and across the globe the opportunity of promoting their products and ...

A new airline is born in France: APG Airlines

A new airline is born in France: APG Airlines

APG AIRLINES, code GP 275, is based in France and operates a single Beechcraft 200 aircraft.

Compressor stall causes emergency: Air France AF852 Boeing 777-228 safe

Air France emergency on Paris Orly to Cayenne, French Guiana flight Compressor stall causes emergency: Air France AF852 Boeing 777-228 safe

A general emergency was declared on Air France 852 currently flying from Paris to Cayenne in French Guiana in South America.

Dynamic duo: Caviar and Taittinger

Dynamic duo: Caviar and Taittinger

© Dr. Elinor Garely, Editor in Chief, TourismExecutives.com (a division of eTN Publishing)

Taittinger, the world–class and world-famous house of champagne, has been involved in the industry since 1734.

UK Prime Minister Theresa May warned against pursuing “hard Brexit”

UK Prime Minister Theresa May warned against pursuing “hard Brexit”

LONDON, England - Former UK chancellor George Osborne has warned Prime Minister Theresa May against pursuing a “hard Brexit,” saying she will have to compromise in EU exit negotiations.

Hyatt announces sale of Hyatt Regency Birmingham in the UK

Hyatt announces sale of Hyatt Regency Birmingham in the UK

CHICAGO, IL - Hyatt Hotels Corporation today announced that a Hyatt affiliate has sold Hyatt Regency Birmingham for approximately £38.6 million to an affiliate of Bin Otaiba Investment Group.

Maldives welcomes French tourists with open arms

Visit Maldives Year 2016: It shows in Paris playing out at Top Resa Tourism trade show Maldives welcomes French tourists with open arms

At the heart of the tourism capital Paris, IFTM Top Resa was a must go also for Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC)

Florence major MICE event brings 4000 delegates and sold out hotels to Italy

Florence major MICE event brings 4000 delegates and sold out hotels to Italy

10 simultaneous sessions, 4,000 square meters of exhibition, 5,500 room nights booked, 93 sponsors, 5,800 box lunches booked, 350 speakers, and more than 4n000 participants attending: these are ...

UK bosses talk Brexit on first day of WTM London 2016

World Travel Market UK bosses talk Brexit on first day of WTM London 2016

WTM

World Travel Market (WTM) London – the leading global event for the travel industry - will host a session of senior executives to discuss the implications of Brexit on the UK inbound and ...

Weddings fit for royalty at Corinthia Palace Hotel & Spa in Malta

Weddings fit for royalty at Corinthia Palace Hotel & Spa in Malta

Corinthia Hotels

A wedding venue since 1962, Corinthia Palace Hotel & Spa is Malta’s most iconic five-star hotel for ...

 WYSTC 2016 well underway

 WYSTC 2016 well underway

BELGRADE, Serbia - In Belgrade, the captial of Serbia, delegates are now deep into WYSTC 2016. The 25th edition and also the 10th anniversary of WYSE Travel Confederation.

WTO: EU failed to comply with rulings against illegal Airbus subsidies

WTO: EU failed to comply with rulings against illegal Airbus subsidies

CHICAGO, IL - A World Trade Organization compliance panel today ruled that the European Union has failed to comply with its obligation to remedy the massive subsidies European governments have ...

Working while on the go: Services for business travelers at Frankfurt Airport

Working while on the go: Services for business travelers at Frankfurt Airport

Fraport

For most business travelers, airports double as offices. They need to take advantage of the time between two appointments or on their way to meetings to get things done.

Paris: All eyes on the new cultural season

Paris: All eyes on the new cultural season

PARIS, France - New and major events are always synonymous with the new Parisian cultural season and Autumn 2016 has an expected stellar line-up.

London Heathrow expansion:  2,700 new British jobs

London Heathrow expansion: 2,700 new British jobs

Research from WPI Economics shows that green-lighting Heathrow expansion will provide an immediate economic boost and support up to 2,700 jobs.

Learning Journeys by Perillo Tours launches new Malta Programs

Special event held in New York City with Guest of Honor Michelle Muscat, spouse of Malta’s Prime Minister, Joseph Muscat Learning Journeys by Perillo Tours launches new Malta Programs

Malta Tourism Authority

NEW YORK, New York – More than 40 travel agents and media attended an evening focused on Malta’s food, fashion and culture.

Euromonitor: Brexit preliminary aftershock projections

Euromonitor: Brexit preliminary aftershock projections

LONDON, England - Market research company Euromonitor International released today new analysis on the potential impact of the Brexit on industries and consumers.

Hilton unveils first hotel in Montenegro

Hilton unveils first hotel in Montenegro

PODGORICA, Montenegro & MCLEAN, VA - Hotels & Resorts today announced the official opening of Hilton Podgorica Crna Gora, marking Hilton’s debut in Montenegro.

International expansion: Areas wins contract for Copenhagen Airport

International expansion: Areas wins contract for Copenhagen Airport

PARIS, France - Areas, the global concession catering brand of Elior Group, has just gained a foothold in Denmark by winning a concession catering contract for Copenhagen Airport.

Heathrow in bloom: Airport unveils map of the world, made from fresh flowers

Heathrow in bloom: Airport unveils map of the world, made from fresh flowers

LONDON, England - Passengers travelling through Heathrow, the UK’s hub airport, this week will be treated to a scent-sational new installation as the airport today unveils a giant floral map of ...

Zurich to Honolulu nonstop with direct connections from everywhere in Europe?

Zurich to Honolulu nonstop with direct connections from everywhere in Europe?

An Airbus A340 nonstop flight Zurich, Switzerland, to Honolulu, Hawaii, with nonstop connecting flight on Swiss and Lufthansa from anywhere in Europe - will this be in the pipeline for Edelweiss ...

The Hague celebrates The Netherlands' biggest festival for peace

The Hague celebrates The Netherlands' biggest festival for peace

THE HAGUE, The Netherlands - From Wednesday, September 21, to Sunday, September 25, The Hague will revolve entirely around peace and justice.

Crystal River Cruises first ever President’s Cruise set for Thanksgiving sailing

Crystal River Cruises first ever President’s Cruise set for Thanksgiving sailing

LOS ANGELES, CA - Crystal’s popular ‘President’s Cruise’ is coming to Crystal River Cruises’ newest vessel this November, as CEO and President Edie Rodriguez joins Crystal Mozart guests ...

Terror threat: UK embassy in Ankara closed for "security reasons"

Terror threat: UK embassy in Ankara closed for "security reasons"

ANKARA, Turkey - Four people were detained during an investigation into a possible Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) threat against the British and German embassies in the Turkish ...

Belgium police: Two arrested in Brussels and Liege anti-terror raids

Belgium police: Two arrested in Brussels and Liege anti-terror raids

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The Belgian federal prosecutor's office says authorities have detained two people for questioning following anti-terror raids in two districts of the capital Brussels and the ...

Budapest Airport announces another link to Amsterdam

Budapest Airport announces another link to Amsterdam

BUDAPEST, Hungary - Budapest Airport’s ceaseless route network expansion has seen another link announced, this time to Amsterdam with easyJet.

RIU acquires emblematic Gresham hotel in the heart of Dublin

RIU acquires emblematic Gresham hotel in the heart of Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - RIU has completed the purchase of the historic Gresham Hotel on O’Connell Street, one of the most famous in Dublin, for €92 million.

Ryanair expands at Manchester

Ryanair expands at Manchester

DUBLIN, Ireland - Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair, headquartered in Swords, Dublin, announced that it will expand Manchester service for 2017 Summer Season.

Wizz Air to add 65000 extra seats from Budapest Airport

Wizz Air to add 65000 extra seats from Budapest Airport

BUDAPEST, Hungary - Budapest Airport has announced that Wizz Air will be expanding operations from the Hungarian gateway for S17, adding four new destinations and increasing frequencies on ...

Budapest Airport welcomes the arrival of Air Algérie

Budapest Airport welcomes the arrival of Air Algérie

BUDAPEST, Hungary - Having already added an exceptional 16 new destinations so far in 2016, Budapest Airport has today further expanded its route network by welcoming the arrival of a direct link ...

Flight booking provider quality ratings launched

Flight booking provider quality ratings launched

EDINBURGH, Scotland - Travel search engine Skyscanner has become the first travel metasearch search site to launch partner quality ratings for providers, rolling the feature out across all global ...

Ljubljana and Vienna sign cooperation agreement

Ljubljana and Vienna sign cooperation agreement

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia - On 13 September, Mayor Zoran Janković and Mayor and Governor of Vienna Dr Michael Häupl signed an extended agreement between Ljubljana and Vienna for the period 2016-2020 ...

The world's first super budget hotel

The world's first super budget hotel

Chototel is derived from the words "chotu," meaning small in Hindi, and "hotel." The London head-quartered business has been established to provide dignified housing solutions for the global ...

London lights up its history

London lights up its history

Rita Payne, special to eTN

You could almost smell the smoke and hear the crackle of the flames which destroyed most of London in 1666.

Adriatico.travel: The specialty is a unique tourist concept

Adriatico.travel: The specialty is a unique tourist concept

.travel Registry

Adriatico is a travel agency that arranges different types of trips that are specially designed and tailored for those who want an active vacation, adventure or experience in countries surrounding ...

Skyscanner and Alexa partner as Amazon launches Echo in UK

Skyscanner and Alexa partner as Amazon launches Echo in UK

LONDON, England - Skyscanner, the world’s travel search engine, will be available as a skill on Amazon’s Alexa voice service when the Echo device launches for the first time in the UK this ...

Fly Kiss: New French airline launches on November 7

Fly Kiss: New French airline launches on November 7

BREST, France - New French airline Fly Kiss is scheduled to take to the sky on November 7, 2016. The airline will initially focus on domestic flights.

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