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Airport creates a spot for perfect ‘Edinburgh selfie’

Airport creates a spot for perfect ‘Edinburgh selfie’

EDINBURGH, Scotland - It must be the ‘in thing’, a self-portrait of the place one is visiting to start a memento album of the stay.

HondaJet is coming to UK

HondaJet is coming to UK

LONDON, England - Cambridge Airport will be the first in the UK to welcome the brand new HondaJet.

Lithuanian airline calls it quits

Lithuanian airline calls it quits

VILNIUS, Lithuania - Air Lituanica ceased operations on Friday 22 May.

Ryanair and proposed takeover of Aer Lingus by IAG

Ryanair and proposed takeover of Aer Lingus by IAG

DUBLIN, Ireland - On Tuesday (26 May) Ryanair will announce its full year’s results at a London press conference hosted by Neil Sorahan, CFO of Ryanair, long with the airline but only holding ...

Alitalia to part ways with Air France-KLM in 2017

Alitalia to part ways with Air France-KLM in 2017

ROME, Italy - Alitalia has announced that it will not renew its partnership agreement and ancillary joint ventures agreements with Air France-KLM when they come up for renewal in 2017.

American tourist still missing in Scotland

American tourist still missing in Scotland

ABERFELDY, Scotland - Police last night stepped up their search for a missing American tourist on the one-week anniversary of her disappearance.

"Big bad Americans will get you!" - Russia issues paranoid travel warning

"Big bad Americans will get you!" - Russia issues paranoid travel warning

MOSCOW, Russia - Russia's foreign ministry has warned its citizens traveling abroad of the risks posed by US law enforcement bodies and special services, which it said were hunting for Russians ...

“Aviation Oscar” goes to Munich Airport

“Aviation Oscar” goes to Munich Airport

MUNICH, Germany - Munich Airport and its operating company, FMG, had two big reasons to celebrate today: First, the respected London-based Skytrax Institute has granted it the prestigious ...

Tickets for London's New Year's Eve celebrations to be released in June

Tickets for London's New Year's Eve celebrations to be released in June

LONDON, England - A limited number of early release tickets for the Mayor of London's New Year's Eve fireworks celebrations will be made available in June.

ETOA: Revised Package Travel Directive - some progress, but much more to do

ETOA: Revised Package Travel Directive - some progress, but much more to do

The European Parliament has concluded its negotiation with the European Council on the revised Package Travel Directive (PTD).

European Parliament concluded negotiation on revised package directive

European Parliament concluded negotiation on revised package directive

The European Parliament has concluded its negotiation with the European Council on the revised Package Travel Directive (PTD).

London Heathrow steps back in time to celebrate the Magna Carta

London Heathrow steps back in time to celebrate the Magna Carta

To mark the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, signed in Runnymede just 5 miles away from today’s airport grounds, Heathrow is playing host to special medieval guests in and around the ...

Eurovision Song Contest Vienna: Who is doing the videos?

Eurovision Song Contest Vienna: Who is doing the videos?

Videohouse, the Belgian subsidiary of Euro Media Group, the leading provider of broadcast facilities and services in Europe, today announced it is the chosen partner for the recording and the ...

Backstreet Boys premiered in the Dead Sea!

Backstreet Boys premiered in the Dead Sea!

EIN BOQEQ, Israel - The "Boys" are finally in Israel and hotter than ever!

Corinthia Hotels launches dedicated meetings app to offer guests the ultimate in personalized connectivity

Corinthia Hotels launches dedicated meetings app to offer guests the ultimate in personalized connectivity

Corinthia Hotels, the international brand of five-star hotels, has launched a dedicated Meetings app aimed at event organizers and their delegates, ensuring the ultimate in personalized ...

Mövenpick Hotels and Resorts welcomes two new Vice Presidents

Mövenpick Hotels and Resorts welcomes two new Vice Presidents

Petra Götting joins the company as Vice President Sales & Marketing Europe and Nick Bosworth joins as Vice President Brand & Marketing.

Airbus and Aerospace Valley foster eco-innovation

Airbus and Aerospace Valley foster eco-innovation

Airbus and Aerospace Valley, the largest Research & Development cluster in France, have selected four projects proposed by Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) which will be supported in the ...

Airbus helps airlines further improve their environmental performance

Airbus Launches the Sustainable Aviation Engagement Program Airbus helps airlines further improve their environmental performance

Airbus has launched the “Sustainable Aviation Engagement Program,” a long-term partnership program set up to help airlines reduce their environmental footprint through a tailored offering of ...

Cosmonauts exhibition expected to attract record numbers to the Science Museum

Cosmonauts exhibition expected to attract record numbers to the Science Museum

On September 18, 2015, the London Science Museum will open its doors to a ground-breaking exhibition, Cosmonauts: Birth of the Space Age.

As Europe wins tourists, London loses its appeal

As Europe wins tourists, London loses its appeal

ForwardKeys, which monitors travel patterns by analyzing 14 million booking transactions a day and crunching more daily traveler data than anyone else, has just released data, which shows that ...

Ray Bloom, chairman of IMEX: A happy man today in Frankfurt

Increasing business optimism at biggest ever IMEX Ray Bloom, chairman of IMEX: A happy man today in Frankfurt

Ray Bloom today addressed attending media with a smile on his face at the Frankfurt Convention Center giving a summary on the just-concluded IMEX 2015.

IMEX Frankfurt today:  Brain benefits and battling giants

IMEX Frankfurt today: Brain benefits and battling giants

The brain benefits of slow meetings were discussed in a lively session led by renowned industry experts Amy Spatrisano and Janet Sperstad from Madison College at the Inspiration Hub today.

Symantec announced as the winner of the IMEX 2015 Green Meeting Award

Symantec announced as the winner of the IMEX 2015 Green Meeting Award

The judges considered applicants on a variety of success measures including environmental impact, economic indicators, commitment to change and commitment to community.

Marina Bay Sands announced as the winner of the IMEX 2015 Green Supplier Award

Marina Bay Sands announced as the winner of the IMEX 2015 Green Supplier Award

Marina Bay Sands in Singapore was awarded the IMEX/GMIC (Green Meeting Industry Council) Green Supplier Award at last night’s IMEX Gala Dinner.

Destination Unlimited, Authenticore, Delta Lloyd partnership wins IMEX 2015

Destination Unlimited, Authenticore, Delta Lloyd partnership wins IMEX 2015

Destination Unlimited, Authenticore and Delta Lloyd were all crowned winners of the IMEX/GMIC (Green Meeting Industry Council) Commitment to the Community Award at last night’s IMEX Gala ...

Scotland: Strong rise in tourism visits

Scotland: Strong rise in tourism visits

EDINBURGH, Scotland - New figures showing another strong rise in tourism visits and expenditure in Scotland were published today.

Israel won't segregate Israeli and Palestinian bus travelers

Israel won't segregate Israeli and Palestinian bus travelers

JERUSALEM, Israel - Israel has suspended a pilot program at the last moment that would have segregated Israeli and Palestinian bus travelers in the West Bank.

US airline catering workers to attend Air France-KLM shareholder meeting

US airline catering workers to attend Air France-KLM shareholder meeting

PARIS, France - Representatives of US labor union UNITE HERE and a delegation of US airline catering workers are in Paris to renew their calls for Air France executives to address the treatment of ...

SAS: Negotiations with pilots continue, expect traffic disruptions

SAS: Negotiations with pilots continue, expect traffic disruptions

STOCKHOLM, Sweden - SAS is in the final negotiations with the Swedish pilot union SPF and the Norwegian pilot union NSF.

Corinthia Hotels launches “Food for Thought” menu for MICE market

Corinthia Hotels launches “Food for Thought” menu for MICE market

Corinthia Hotels, the internationally-renowned brand of luxury hotels, has launched a range of new healthy eating options for MICE planners and their business travelers, aimed at keeping them ...

When an airport is a destination

When an airport is a destination

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

The Munich Airport is more than a facility for transiting from one city/country to another; it is an award winning operation and is setting global standards for the next generation of ...

Europe’s first five-star airport further enhances passenger comfort

Europe’s first five-star airport further enhances passenger comfort

MUNICH, Germany - Leaning back in a lounge chair, losing yourself in a novel or catching up with your mail – just a few of the pleasant options enjoyed by visitors to the recreation areas in ...

Brain benefits and battling giants

Llively interactive education at the Inspiration Hub at IMEX Brain benefits and battling giants

The brain benefits of slow meetings were discussed in a lively session led by renowned industry experts Amy Spatrisano and Janet Sperstad from Madison College at the Inspiration Hub today at IMEX ...

Tech start-ups for the meeting industry present innovative solutions at IMEX

Tech start-ups for the meeting industry present innovative solutions at IMEX

The most innovative Event Technology Startups were showcased at the Event Technology Startup Competition at IMEX in Frankfurt.

London tourism: Record-breaking year welcomes 17.4 million international tourists

London tourism: Record-breaking year welcomes 17.4 million international tourists

17.4 million tourists. Quite a number for the British capital London.

How do I attract more meetings and events to my destination?

How do I attract more meetings and events to my destination?

“How Do I Attract More Meetings and Events to My Destination?” was the engaging theme that drew more than 120 participants including ministers, senior government representatives, policy makers ...

Two European associations of DMO joined hands on education

Two European associations of DMO joined hands on education

For the first time, these two international associations of DMOs set up a collaboration agreement to work together on education.

IMEX buyers breakfast as Westminster venues come together

IMEX buyers breakfast as Westminster venues come together

Hosted buyers joined key London venues for breakfast at IMEX today to see how events can seamlessly come together in the heart of Westminster.

Paul Gauguin Cruises reveals new Cadiz to Lisbon itinerary

Paul Gauguin Cruises reveals new Cadiz to Lisbon itinerary

BELLEVUE, WA - Paul Gauguin Cruises, operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, and the 88-guest m/v Tere Moana, ...

Aeroflot security dogs unit announces scientific breakthrough

Aeroflot security dogs unit announces scientific breakthrough

MOSCOW, Russia - Aeroflot reports breakthrough results of scientific research involving its security dogs unit.

Modern design of Airbus ACJneo is natural fit for new technologies

Modern design of Airbus ACJneo is natural fit for new technologies

TOULOUSE, France - Launching two new aircraft, the ACJ319neo and ACJ320neo, gives Airbus the ability to offer customers a corporate jet solution with more comfort, range and efficiency.

Cologne improves its standing in international conference market ranking

Cologne improves its standing in international conference market ranking

COLOGNE, Germany - Cologne occupies a good position in the current worldwide ranking drawn up by the International Congress & Convention Association (ICCA).

IMEX Charity Cooking

IMEX Charity Cooking

Yesterday, rallying around the motto of “Hands On Corporate Social Responsibility,” a volunteer team from the international meetings industry rolled up their sleeves to prepare and serve lunch ...

WTM 2014 accelerates sales for Affordable Car Hire

WTM 2014 accelerates sales for Affordable Car Hire

Affordable Car Hire estimates deals worth £4.5 million were agreed or put in motion at World Travel Market 2014, the leading global event for the travel industry.

Airbus launches ACJneo Family with order from Acropolis Aviation

Airbus launches ACJneo Family with order from Acropolis Aviation

Airbus has launched the ACJneo Family, an order for an ACJ320neo from Acropolis Aviation of Farnborough, near London, which is the first to order the new aircraft.

Royal tourism opportunity presented by Prince Charles for Clare Tourism

Royal tourism opportunity presented by Prince Charles for Clare Tourism

Clare Tourism in the UK has welcomed this week's royal visit to Clare, adding that it will help to grow the number of British visitors to the county as well as promote the local tourism ...

New Client Advisory Board to form BestCities "brain trust"

New Client Advisory Board to form BestCities "brain trust"

IMEX Frankfurt: BestCities Global Alliance is marking its 15th year as the leading alliance of global destinations and convention bureaus with the introduction of a Client Advisory Board (CAB). ...

Air Hamburg: Adds Embraer Executive Jets Legacy 650

Air Hamburg: Adds Embraer Executive Jets Legacy 650

Embraer Executive Jets today announced that a purchase agreement was signed with Air Hamburg for a Legacy 650.

All victims' remains on the Germanwings murder crash now identified

All victims' remains on the Germanwings murder crash now identified

More than 150 death certificates are now signed, and all victims of the Germanwings crash in the French Alps have been identified.

Gay tourism:  Largest European gay-inclusive rugby tournament

Gay tourism: Largest European gay-inclusive rugby tournament

From May 21-24, Straffe Ketten, the only gay-inclusive rugby club in Belgium, will host the Union Cup in Brussels.

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