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Ebola crisis to be debated in European Parliament

Ebola crisis to be debated in European Parliament

STRASBOURG,France - The Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa, the current situation in the affected states and the EU's response to the crisis will be debated on Tuesday morning in Parliament's ...

Upgrade of Greece's tourist assets could help spur a stronger economic recovery

Upgrade of Greece's tourist assets could help spur a stronger economic recovery

After six years of recession, this week Gikas Hardouvelis, Greece's finance minister, predicted the country will enjoy positive growth for the first time in the third quarter since the financial ...

A Ritz Carlton: ONE Bal Harbour Miami

A Ritz Carlton: ONE Bal Harbour Miami

The Ritz-Carlton will assume management of ONE Bal Harbour Resort & Spa on October 2, 2014.

IFTM Top RESA in Paris

Seychelles delegation wants to claim back their fair share of the French market IFTM Top RESA in Paris

The Seychelles delegation for ILTM Top Resa Tourism Trade Fair in Paris is being led by Minister Alain St.Ange, the island's Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture and by Sherin Naiken, the ...

Air France: The strike will stay on

Air France: The strike will stay on

The strike goes on. The pilot union for Air France on Monday rejected a proposal to end the Air France strike. This strike has distrupted air travel in France and Europe for more than a week ...

Dublin celebrates winter link to Canada

World Routes Dublin celebrates winter link to Canada

Dublin Airport will have direct scheduled flights to Canada this winter for the first time.

Flybe confirms deal to boost Dash 8 Q400 fleet and grows network

World Routes Flybe confirms deal to boost Dash 8 Q400 fleet and grows network

UK regional carrier Flybe had made a significant step towards resolving its legacy fleet commitments and securing the right aircraft for its future development with a set of linked agreements with ...

Dublin Airport helps secure Euro 2020 Football for Ireland

World Routes Dublin Airport helps secure Euro 2020 Football for Ireland

Dublin Airport is celebrating its role in helping Ireland to win the right to host one of the world’s largest sporting events.

Cork Airport and Airport Bremen partner to launch FLYCORK initiative

World Routes Cork Airport and Airport Bremen partner to launch FLYCORK initiative

Republic of Ireland's Cork Airport announced details yesterday at World Routes of an agreement with City Airport Bremen to launch a new FLYCORK initiative.

Minister opposes gloomy forecasts for Bulgarian tourism

Minister opposes gloomy forecasts for Bulgarian tourism

SOFIA, Bulgaria - Bulgaria’s caretaker Economy Minister in charge of Tourism, Branimir Botev, has opposed gloomy forecasts about the sector.

British Airways expands S15 Tel Aviv operations

British Airways expands S15 Tel Aviv operations

In the summer 2015 season, British Airways will increase frequencies compared to the summer 2014 season.

Swiss team wins International Fireworks Competition in Hannover

Swiss team wins International Fireworks Competition in Hannover

HANNOVER, Germany - The winner of the 24th International Fireworks Competition in Hannover comes from Switzerland!

German family wants 1 million euro for MH17 victim

German family wants 1 million euro for MH17 victim

At least one million euros should be paid to each family of the German crash victims, states a law suit filed by the family of a German air-crash victim on MH17.

Tourism slump killing Prada

Tourism slump killing Prada

MILAN, Italy - Italian fashion brand Prada revealed tumbling first half profit as weak demand from tourists hit growth.

Royal reality awaits convention attendees

Tourist guides to enjoy High Tea with the Prince Royal reality awaits convention attendees

Hundreds of professional tourist guides from all continents will descend on the Golden City of Prague this coming January.

Monte Carlo to host the latest CONFEC forum

Monte Carlo to host the latest CONFEC forum

CONFEC Red ’15, the latest of the CONFEC forums from Questex-Mclean Events International, is set to take place February 5 to 8, 2015 at the Fairmont Monte Carlo in Monaco.

The Netherlands embraces Green Globe

The Netherlands embraces Green Globe

PressRelease: LOS ANGELES, California - The Netherlands has become the latest country to embrace Green Globe and its certification for sustainable practice.

UK records driest September start in more than 50 years

UK records driest September start in more than 50 years

The first half of September is now in United Kingdom record books for being the driest in more than 50 years.

Cruise awards winners presented at Seatrade Med in Barcelona

Cruise awards winners presented at Seatrade Med in Barcelona

BARCELONA, Spain - Singapore Tourism Board (Destination of the Year), Copenhagen Malmo Port (Port of the Year), Bolidt Synthetic Products & Systems (Supplier of the Year), Royal Caribbean ...

Frequent airline traveler: More from Miles & More

Frequent airline traveler: More from Miles & More

With Miles & More Selections, Lufthansa is offering status customers extra benefits, such as lounge vouchers and eVouchers for upgrades.

Istanbu l- Kherson, Ukraine soon on Turkish Airlines

Istanbu l- Kherson, Ukraine soon on Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airlines is launching flights to Kherson from October 15, 2014.

Turkish Airlines launches new destination in Ukraine, Kherson.

Hidden Nazi gas chambers discovered in Eastern Poland

Crime scene or potential new tourism destination? Hidden Nazi gas chambers discovered in Eastern Poland

Among the items discovered was a wedding ring, bearing the inscription: “Behold, you are consecrated unto me,” in Hebrew.

Tourism industry in Scotland is celebrating: NO to independence

Yes to the Queen! Scotland wants to be part of the United Kingdom Tourism industry in Scotland is celebrating: NO to independence

Almost 60 percent of those tourism professionals in Scotland who took part in a secret ballot at the Scottish Tourism Alliance’s annual summit earlier this month said they would be voting no to ...

English tourists don't want to go to Scotland "whatever the result of the vote"

English tourists don't want to go to Scotland "whatever the result of the vote"

LONDON, England - English tourists are cancelling holidays to Scotland because they fear "ill feeling" towards them after the referendum, it emerged today.

New CEO of Malta Tourism Authority appointed

New CEO of Malta Tourism Authority appointed

VALLETTA, Malta - The Malta Tourism Authority Board appointed Mr. Paul Bugeja as new Chief Executive Officer of Malta Tourism Authority (MTA) effective immediately.

European Parliament: West Africa's Ebola outbreak is a global security issue

European Parliament: West Africa's Ebola outbreak is a global security issue

The Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa has been underrated by the international community and now constitutes a challenge to global security, say MEPs in a resolution voted on Thursday.

Pit Stop – The World of Formula 1 at Frankfurt Airport

FRAPORT: AirXperience Day on September 21 Pit Stop – The World of Formula 1 at Frankfurt Airport

PressReleaseFraport AG’s upcoming AirXperience Day on September 21 presents “Pit Stop – The World of Formula 1 at Frankfurt Airport” – an exciting program of ...

Air France-KLM, Lufthansa today means strike

Air France-KLM, Lufthansa today means strike

Lufthansa, Air France - these name-brand European airlines today mean one combined word: STRIKE.

International Conference on Carbonic Anhydrase in Maastricht

International Conference on Carbonic Anhydrase in Maastricht

From April 20 to April 22 2015, researchers of Maastro Clinic and the University of Maastricht (GROW-School for Oncology & Developmental Biology), in collaboration with Prof. dr. Claudiu ...

easyJet orders 27 more A320 aircraft

Airbus A320 Family delivers the best operating costs and passenger comfort easyJet orders 27 more A320 aircraft

EasyJet has placed an order for 27 additional current engine option A320s, taking its combined total order for the type to 315 aircraft.

Gulf tourism boosted as sixth emirate joins WTM line-up

Gulf tourism boosted as sixth emirate joins WTM line-up

World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry, has signed yet another emirate from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), meaning six out of the seven states will be ...

EIBTM reveals themes for this year’s Knowledge Program

EIBTM reveals themes for this year’s Knowledge Program

EIBTM’s Knowledge Program is a major focus and is a hub of professional education with seminars, workshops and conference sessions that cover all of the topics that face the industry now and in ...

A62 Exclusive Amenities bring beauty with a conscience to Portugal

Sustainability in the hotel industry A62 Exclusive Amenities bring beauty with a conscience to Portugal

PressRelease: LOS ANGELES, California - A62 Exclusive Amenities SA provides environmentally friendly guest amenities at hotels and resorts in Portugal and at the same ...

Prague belongs to congresses

Prague belongs to congresses

The MICE (Meeting and Incentive Tourism Industry) is important to the Czech Republic, and the Prague congress season is in full swing.

Newest five-star hotel built in Gstaad to focus on innovation

SÉBASTIEN BIRR, director of Innovation and Development at The Alpina Gstaad Newest five-star hotel built in Gstaad to focus on innovation

Sébastien Birr has been appointed the Director of Innovation & Development for The Alpina Gstaad, the newest luxury hotel to open in the Swiss alpine village of Gstaad.

Need for future Terminal 3 at Frankfurt Airport confirmed by independent institutes

FRAPORT Passenger Numbers Expected to Rise to Between 68 Million and 73 Million Annually by 2021 Need for future Terminal 3 at Frankfurt Airport confirmed by independent institutes

PressRelease: At a press conference today, Fraport AG (the owner and operator of Frankfurt Airport) presented the results of expert studies by two independent institutes ...

Lufthansa: New quality and growth concepts on course

Lufthansa: New quality and growth concepts on course

The Lufthansa Group’s quality and growth initiative presented on 9 July 2014 is gathering pace.

Swiss International Air Lines latest aircraft order to Airbus

Swiss International Air Lines latest aircraft order to Airbus

Lufthansa Group’s supervisory board has announced that SWISS, a member-airline of the Group, will expand its A320 fleet with a firm order for 15 A320neo aircraft, plus an additional ten of the ...

Italy's tourism revenues drop

Italy's tourism revenues drop

ROME, Italy - Summer tourism revenues in Italy have dropped significantly.

UK to refund visa cost to Chinese tourists

UK to refund visa cost to Chinese tourists

UK has announced plans to refund the cost of up to 25,000 visas for Chinese tourists in an attempt to attract more visits to the country.

Greece: Sporting events extend tourism season, bring additional revenues

Greece: Sporting events extend tourism season, bring additional revenues

ATHENS, Greece - The organization of sporting activities at popular Greek destinations has helped to extend the tourism season and brought additional revenues to sector professionals.

FRAUD ALERT: Story on UN World Partnership Summit on Sustainable Development a fake

FRAUD ALERT: Story on UN World Partnership Summit on Sustainable Development a fake

An increasing number of email scams are using NGOs, International NGOs, development agencies, meetings, international conferences, etc. as the hook to defraud or cheat unsuspecting recipients.

Royal Caribbean exec named Seatrade Mediterranean Personality of the Year

Royal Caribbean exec named Seatrade Mediterranean Personality of the Year

BARCELONA, Spain - Adam Goldstein, President & COO, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd, was announced as the Seatrade Mediterranean Personality of the Year 2014, a biennial award sponsored by V.

IATA: Needs of travelers in next century of air travel

IATA: Needs of travelers in next century of air travel

GENEVA – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) will host the fourth annual World Passenger Symposium (WPS 2014 ), 15-17 October in San Diego, California.

Two of tourism's most controversial issues at WTM London

World Responsible Tourism Day 2014: T Two of tourism's most controversial issues at WTM London

The two flagship events at World Travel Market’s World Responsible Tourism Day programme, which takes place on Wednesday November 5 at WTM in Excel, London, will address two of the most ...

First Spanish Airline to offer in-flight broadband

Air Europa cooperated with Panasonic eXConnect First Spanish Airline to offer in-flight broadband

This airline will become the first airline in Spain to offer in-flight broadband by choosing Panasonic's Ku-band satellite service - the only global network solely dedicated to aviation.

40th Annual Meeting of the Spanish Nuclear Society

40th Annual Meeting of the Spanish Nuclear Society

The Spanish Nuclear Society has chosen the Valencian venue to hold its 40th Annual Meeting, which coincides with the organization's 40th anniversary.

MICE Academy partners with RecertTrack

MICE Academy partners with RecertTrack

The MICE Academy which administers the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Program, has created a partnership with the Associations and Meetings Professionals' Advancement Portal, powered by ...

Holy Island in Ireland sees tourism potential

Holy Island in Ireland sees tourism potential

Holy Island in Ireland has important links to Brian Ború and is known throughout East Clare as the “Jewel of the Lough." Still used as a burial ground, the ruins and buildings still standing on ...

EU responds to Ebola epidemic

EU responds to Ebola epidemic

BRUSSELS, Belgium - Statement by EU Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, Kristalina Georgieva and EU Commissioner for Health, ...

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