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Ebola is deadly: Threat to the British travel and tourism industry?

Ebola is deadly: Threat to the British travel and tourism industry?

The UK Department of Health has reassured the public that they are not at risk, and that it has the resources to diagnose people with symptoms of Ebola within 24 hours.

70 young Christian leaders from 20 different countries arrived in Israel for a support mission

Engage Israel Brings 70 Young Christian Leaders to Support Israel 70 young Christian leaders from 20 different countries arrived in Israel for a support mission

JERUSALEM- A group of 70 young Christian leaders from 20 different countries arrived in Israel for a two-week support mission as part of the Engage Israel program which aims to build a team of ...

Chinese are no longer the biggest spending tourists in the UK

Chinese are no longer the biggest spending tourists in the UK

For Middle Eastern visitors, Ramadan is a key shopping time in the calendar, and many visitors come to London to escape the heat back home.

Corinthia Hotel St. Petersburg appoints international hotelier Jesper Bo Henriksen as new GM

Corinthia Hotel St. Petersburg appoints international hotelier Jesper Bo Henriksen as new GM

Corinthia Hotels announces the appointment of international hotelier Jesper Bo Henriksen as the General Manager of Corinthia Hotel St. Petersburg.

Plane stuck on melting taxiway at Moscow airport

Plane stuck on melting taxiway at Moscow airport

MOSCOW, Russia - A flight from Moscow to Novosibirsk was stuck at Moscow's Domodedovo airport for nearly six hours.

Greece welcomes travel leaders in lead-up to annual gala

Greece welcomes travel leaders in lead-up to annual gala

“Greece has shown remarkable resilience over the past five years, recovering swiftly from the economy turmoil which swept the country to reclaim its rightful place at the forefront of European ...

Young Dresden: The best insider tips for visitors to Dresden

Young Dresden: The best insider tips for visitors to Dresden

Dresden is not only famous for its magnificent baroque buildings such as the Zwinger, the Frauenkirche (Church of Our Lady), Semper Opera House and Royal Palace but also for the lively nightlife ...

EIBTM Global Village builds its global business reach

EIBTM Global Village builds its global business reach

EIBTM, the leading global event for the meetings and events industry, is expecting to this year significantly exceed the 17,300 appointments that took place at EIBTM 2013 within one of the busiest ...

WTM 14 secures content marketing and social media giants for keynote sessions

WTM 14 secures content marketing and social media giants for keynote sessions

Two of the biggest social media brands - Buzzfeed and Twitter - are already confirmed as keynote speakers at World Travel Market 2014, the leading global event for the travel industry.

Italy’s first cinema theme park opens

New tourist attraction in Italy Italy’s first cinema theme park opens

By Mario Masciullo, eTN Italy Correspondent

ITALY (eTN) - On July 24, 2014 the opening to the public of Cinecitta World kicked off. Cinecitta World is the first theme park in Italy dedicated to the world of cinema.

Ryanair: Transatlantic service unlikely any time soon

Ryanair: Transatlantic service unlikely any time soon

DUBLIN, Ireland - Ryanair is unlikely to launch a transatlantic service within the next five years, opting instead to further boost its position as leading short-haul operator in the European ...

Corinthia Hotel London joins Virtuoso® Hotels and Resorts Program

Increases marketing opportunities in North America, as well as South America and Australia Corinthia Hotel London joins Virtuoso® Hotels and Resorts Program

Following excellent collaboration between Corinthia Hotel London and Virtuoso® member agencies since the hotel’s opening in 2011, Corinthia London has joined the Virtuoso Hotels and Resorts ...

State-of-the-art solution to preserve Michelangelo’s frescoes in the Sistine Chapel

Saving cultural and tourism treasures State-of-the-art solution to preserve Michelangelo’s frescoes in the Sistine Chapel

By Mario Masciullo, eTN Italy Corresponden

ITALY (eTN) - United Technologies and the Vatican Museums announced a technology and innovation collaboration to safeguard the institution and Italy’s cultural heritage.

Spain: Foreign tourist spending up 7.8 percent

Spain: Foreign tourist spending up 7.8 percent

MADRID, Spain - The amount of money spent by foreign tourists in Spain from January to June rose by 7.8 percent year-on-year to 26.3 billion euros (35.4 billion U.S.

Klaus K takes Helsinki  travel and tourism to new heights

Klaus K takes Helsinki travel and tourism to new heights

The property, originally built in 1882 and once home to a girls' school, holds a prominent position in terms of location and heritage in the city.

Rocket attacks force tourists to drop Tel Aviv from tineraries

Rocket attacks force tourists to drop Tel Aviv from tineraries

Tourism to Tel Aviv may be no longer until the Gaza conflict is settled.

EU crackdown: No surcharge on online purchases with credit cards

Transparency of airline fees EU crackdown: No surcharge on online purchases with credit cards

By Mario Masciullo, eTN Italy Correspondent

ITALY (eTN) - The new European Union online payments with credit cards and transparency of ancillary fees provided by the airlines on their websites is in the spotlight.

Italian tourists are back visiting America

Italy-US pact: United for Expo 2015 Italian tourists are back visiting America

By Mario Masciullo, eTN Italy Correspondent

ITALY (eTN) - Italian tourists are rediscovering America and vice versa.

Changing choices of Italian travelers

Changing choices of Italian travelers

By Mario Masciullo, eTN Africa Correspondent

ITALY (eTN) - The Sala Leonardo at Expo Gate is a new image in the piazza of the city as it gears up for the Expo in Milan.

Lisbon: Mid-life reflection

Travel for the soul Lisbon: Mid-life reflection

By Maria G. Yates, special to eTN

“I need to take a trip,” I said to my husband.

“Great. Where are we going?” he asked.

“I’m going by myself,” I said.

“Why?”

UK Deputy PM: Russia should be stripped of 2018 World Cup

UK Deputy PM: Russia should be stripped of 2018 World Cup

LONDON, England - Russia should be stripped of the 2018 World Cup in the wake of the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine, says Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg.

UN World Partnership Summit on Sustainable Development

UN World Partnership Summit on Sustainable Development

LONDON, England - United Nations Department for Sustainable Development (UN-DSD) announced a Four-day summit of Economists, Educationists, Administrators, Manufacturers, Researchers, ...

Malaysia PM agreed with Ukrainian separatists

Malaysia PM agreed with Ukrainian separatists

As reported by Reuters India, the Malaysian Prime Minister succeeded to broker an agreement with Ukrainian separatists controlling the East Ukrainian region where MH17 was shot down.

Ready for scrap: Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia

Ready for scrap: Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia

The wreck of the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia arrived on Sunday off the northern Italian city of Genoa where it will be broken up for scrap, two-and-a-half years after the cruise liner ran ...

Swissport in London Gatwick  is doing it again: Delaying bags for hours

Swissport in London Gatwick is doing it again: Delaying bags for hours

At London Gatwick international airport many travelers tweeted in the early hours of Sunday morning to voice frustrations with local ground operator Swissport delaying bags for hours after their ...

Air France-KLM to recapture market share from low-cost rivals

Air France-KLM to recapture market share from low-cost rivals

PARIS, France - Air France-KLM posted a sharp increase in core profit for the second quarter and announced a 2015-2020 plan yesterday to recapture market share from low-cost rivals in Europe.

Italian MICE Expo to take place in Florence in November

Italian MICE Expo to take place in Florence in November

FLORENCE, Italy - BTC, the only Italian exhibition dedicated to the meetings and incentives industry, is set to take place in Florence at the Fortezza da Basso from November 11 to 12.

Sally Balcombe named new CEO of VisitBritain

Sally Balcombe named new CEO of VisitBritain

LONDON, England - Christopher Rodrigues, chairman of VisitBritain, has announced the appointment of Sally Balcombe as the organization's next chief executive officer.

ICTP welcomes web platform promoting European sustainable tourism as new member

ICTP welcomes web platform promoting European sustainable tourism as new member

HAWAII, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) keeps growing steadily.

Martine Ainsworth-Wells joins ETOA as Director of Marketing & Commerce

Martine Ainsworth-Wells joins ETOA as Director of Marketing & Commerce

LONDON, England - The European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) has today appointed Martine Ainsworth-Wells to the newly created position, Director of Marketing & Commerce.

European Cities tackle Indian market

European Cities tackle Indian market

ECM, the European network of city tourist offices and convention bureaus, has just gone through a series of marketing activities in the Indian outbound conference, meetings and incentive market in ...

Hotel Zoo Berlin - a  100-year-old legend is primed for its comeback

Hotel Zoo Berlin - a 100-year-old legend is primed for its comeback

BERLIN, Germany - Behind the prestigious facade at 25 Kurfurstendamm in Berlin, a one-hundred-year-old legend is primed for its comeback.

Israeli military intercepts missile over resort city of Eilat

Israeli military intercepts missile over resort city of Eilat

By Oleg Von Siziakov, eTN

EILAT, Israel - The Israeli military intercepted a missile over Eilat - a popular resort on the Red Sea, which is under fire for the second time in 17 days of the Israeli counter-terrorist ...

Tourists listen to the sounds of Paris:  Israel killer - long live Palestine

Tourists listen to the sounds of Paris: Israel killer - long live Palestine

Most major tourism sites in Paris were full of people today. Tourists?

Frankfurt Airport awaits arrival of the new Airbus A350 XWB aircraft

Deployment of Next-Generation Aircraft Makes Flying Quieter at FRA Frankfurt Airport awaits arrival of the new Airbus A350 XWB aircraft

On the evening of Friday, July 25, an Airbus A350 XWB (extra wide body) will land at Frankfurt Airport for the first time.

Poland failed its obligation under Article 38 of the European Convention on Human Rights

Poland failed its obligation under Article 38 of the European Convention on Human Rights

On Thursday the European Court of Human Rights found Poland guilty of breaching their commitment made at the human rights convention, when helping the CIA render terror suspects.

The piano has landed

Unusual site at Munich Airport The piano has landed

Many passengers and guests at Munich Airport witnessed a spectacular scene today when a pianist, borne on a "flying carpet," descended to the tarmac with his "Orange Piano" late this ...

Gazpromneft-Aero increases monthly refueling for Star Alliance in Russia

Gazpromneft-Aero increases monthly refueling for Star Alliance in Russia

ST PETERSBURG, Russia - Gazpromneft-Aero, the operator of Gazprom Neft's aviation fuel business, has increased the monthly refueling volume of Star Alliance Group in Russia by 50% since July 2014, ...

Lefay Resorts & SPA Lago di Garda living eco-sustainability

Lefay Resorts & SPA Lago di Garda living eco-sustainability

LOS ANGELES, California - Lefay Resort & SPA Lago di Garda is regarded as one of Italy’s foremost companies actively integrating business with sustainability.

MH 17: Cockpit voice recorder data downloaded

MH 17: Cockpit voice recorder data downloaded

THE HAGUE, The Netherlands - On Tuesday 22 July 2014 at 22:00 inKiev, Ukraine, the flight data and cockpit voice recorders (the 'black boxes') from the Malaysian Airlines flight 17 were taken ...

First plane with bodies of MH17 victims took off from Kharkiv to Eindhoven

First plane with bodies of MH17 victims took off from Kharkiv to Eindhoven

The Dutch prime minister together with members of the Dutch Royal Family will meet the first plane carrying MH17 victims' bodies at Eindhoven airport in the Netherlands.

The world calls us rebels,  terrorists, separatists  -  who are we?

Rebels in Ukraine also have a human voice - tears from Luhansk and Donetsk The world calls us rebels, terrorists, separatists - who are we?

By Dmytro Makarov, eTN Luhansk, Ukraine

Right now, the world media is focused on the awful crash of the Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 in Ukraine that caused the death of 298 innocent people on board flight MH17 last week.

Israel Ministry of Tourism: Anyone wanting to depart or visit Israel wil lbe able to do so

FAA Flight ban to Tel Aviv: Local travel Industry functioning during the crisis Israel Ministry of Tourism: Anyone wanting to depart or visit Israel wil lbe able to do so

eTN caught up with Mr. Eliezer Hod, director of the Western Region USA Office of the Israel Ministry of Tourism at the Israel Consulate General in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Ljubljana celebrates 2000 years since becaming a part of Roman Empire

Ljubljana celebrates 2000 years since becaming a part of Roman Empire

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia - This year, the Slovenian capital celebrates 2000 years since as Emona it became a part of the 60-million ancient Roman Empire. Come and propose a toast to Ljubljana!

Is US President Obama wrong on Malaysian Air MH17 being shot down?

Is US President Obama wrong on Malaysian Air MH17 being shot down?

Who shot down the Malaysia Airlines plane over the East Ukraine? Who was behind this?

LOT Polish Airlines named best airline for Europe, Middle East And Africa

LOT Polish Airlines named best airline for Europe, Middle East And Africa

NEW YORK, NY - LOT Polish Airlines has been named the Best Airline for Europe, Middle East and Africa by the readers of Frequent Business Traveler , an online publication written for and by the ...

Urgent: US government travel warning issued

Tourism: The risks of traveling to Israel, the West Bank and Gaza Urgent: US government travel warning issued

The US Department of State warns US citizens of the risks of traveling to Israel, the West Bank and Gaza due to ongoing hostilities.

Vienna: More bed nights than ever in first half of 2014

Travel and tourism to Vienna, Austria Vienna: More bed nights than ever in first half of 2014

"Vienna has once again convincingly demonstrated its tourist attraction in the first half of 2014, with an increase of 5.8% to some six million visitor overnights," said Norbert Kettner, Director ...

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