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Air Malta and tourism - a crucial responsibility

Air Malta and tourism - a crucial responsibility

Malta Tourism Minister Edward Zammit Lewis yesterday praised Air Malta’s contribution to the tourism sector, at an event celebrating the air line’s 40 years of operations.

Passengers at the Piano

High notes at Frankfurt Airport Passengers at the Piano

A surprising melodious sound has been emanating from Frankfurt Airport’s (FRA) Terminal 1, Departures Hall B, since last Friday. In contrast to the usual sounds of P.A.

Nürburgring scandal: Finance minister sentenced to prison

Nürburgring scandal: Finance minister sentenced to prison

The German Nürburgring . with the famous Formula One is a major travel and tourism event

SWISS becomes world's first certified "allergy-friendly" airline

SWISS becomes world's first certified "allergy-friendly" airline

ZURICH AIRPORT, Switzerland - In May, Swiss International Air Lines Ltd., (SWISS), will introduce a number of ground/ inflight products designed to enhance the air travel experience for allergy ...

Dassault Aviation rolls out 250th Falcon 7X

Dassault Aviation rolls out 250th Falcon 7X

SAINT-CLOUD, France - Another milestone in the Falcon 7X program was reached this week with the roll-out of the 250th aircraft at Dassault Aviation's Charles Lindbergh Hall in Mérignac near ...

Germany becomes important holiday destination for Romanians

Germany becomes important holiday destination for Romanians

Germany ranks second among preferences of Romanian tourists in Europe.

Tourism Minister today, President of Israel tomorrow

Tourism Minister today, President of Israel tomorrow

By Dr. Elinor Garely, editor in chief, eTN Tourismexecutives

I was at the bar with Denise discussing the merits of the kosher wine we were drinking as we waited for the arrival of Uzi Landau, the current Israeli Tourism Minister.

Delta co-locates to London Heathrow Terminal 3 with Virgin Atlantic

Delta co-locates to London Heathrow Terminal 3 with Virgin Atlantic

Delta has completed the first stage of its co-location to London Heathrow Terminal 3 – the home of joint venture partner Virgin Atlantic Airways.

Skål UK focuses on human rights in tourism

Skål UK focuses on human rights in tourism

Skål UK, part of the world’s largest network of tourism leaders, has pledged its support to the international movement against the commercial exploitation of children and has invited a ...

Red carpet event for Europe travel awards coming this fall

Red carpet event for Europe travel awards coming this fall

LONDON, England – A red-carpet evening is being held in partnership with the Greek Tourism Ministry, the Greek National Tourism Organization, the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises, and ...

Movenpick Hotel Berlin prepares for growing demand of e-mobility services

Movenpick Hotel Berlin prepares for growing demand of e-mobility services

LOS ANGELES, California - Manufacturers are offering more electric vehicles than ever, and with market prices falling, consumers worldwide are welcoming this rapidly growing technology.

Nottingham is cheapest spring destination in UK, according to new survey

Spring travel Nottingham is cheapest spring destination in UK, according to new survey

Nottingham is the cheapest destination in the UK this spring, based on the cost of lodging. That discovery is the takeaway of a new survey from Cheaprooms.co.uk.

14-year-old arrested for threatening airline

14-year-old arrested for threatening airline

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands — A 14-year-old girl has been arrested in Rotterdam, Netherlands on suspicion of threatening American Airlines in a tweet.

Munich Airport reports gains in passenger numbers, aircraft movements and cargo

Munich Airport reports gains in passenger numbers, aircraft movements and cargo

MUNICH, Germany - Munich Airport saw growth in all traffic segments in the first quarter of 2014, with a slight rise in passenger numbers and aircraft movements and a substantial increase in ...

Non-stop flights: Tel Aviv to Lleida-Alguaire, Catalonia

Israeli airline Arkia to link Tel Aviv with Lleida-Alguaire Non-stop flights: Tel Aviv to Lleida-Alguaire, Catalonia

The Israeli airline Arkia offer flights linking Tel Aviv with Lleida-Alguaire, near the Catalan Pyrenees in Spain.

Mother: Airline lost daughter's passport, abandoned her at airport

Mother: Airline lost daughter's passport, abandoned her at airport

ABERDEEN, Scotland - A mother has claimed an airline staff "abandoned" her 12-year-old daughter alone at a busy airport and then lost her passport.

Convention tourism booming in Turkey

Convention tourism booming in Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey - Turkey has witnessed a significant rise in the number of international conventions taking place in the country over the last decade and convention tourism now accounts for a ...

Manchester tourism now should come with a visit to the dentist

Medical dental tourism in the UK Manchester tourism now should come with a visit to the dentist

Travel and Tourism to Manchester now should includes the visit of a dentist. Tariq Drabu is a renowned dentist and oral surgeon in Manchester.

Forget the limousine: Turkish president gets on a bicycle

Forget the limousine: Turkish president gets on a bicycle

Healthy living is a changing global lifestyle movement. Travel healthy, spa visits, active holidays.

Island emerged from the waters in Laptev Sea, Russia

Island emerged from the waters in Laptev Sea, Russia

The new horseshoe-shaped islet is only several square meters in area, a local natural reserve reported after taking pictures of the land mass during a helicopter flyover.

Tourism to Geneva may include sex with a Swiss prostitute, but some rules apply

Tourism to Geneva may include sex with a Swiss prostitute, but some rules apply

Tourism to Switzerland may include sex for sale. Prostitution is legal in Switzerland but subject to regulation. One of this regulation is the use of condoms also for oral services.

Germany to tourists: You may be arrested if you get sick

German Authorities: Get on Lufthansa, and spread your virus to everyone on board Germany to tourists: You may be arrested if you get sick

By Juergen Steinmetz, eTN publisher

Are Lufthansa and German immigration officers working hand in hand to force sick tourists out of the country by threatening them with criminal penalties if they are too sick to leave and want to ...

World Travel & Tourism Summit heads to Spain

World Travel & Tourism Summit heads to Spain

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit, one of the biggest annual gatherings of travel and tourism leaders, will be held on April 15-16, 2015 and is to be hosted by Ministerio ...

Russian annexation to have devastating impact on Crimea's tourism

Russian annexation to have devastating impact on Crimea's tourism

Russia’s annexation of Crimea stands to have a potentially devastating impact on the tourism industry, the peninsula’s economic engine.

Aircraft Interiors Expo 2014 comes to Hamburg Messe

Aircraft Interiors Expo 2014 comes to Hamburg Messe

The number of visitors packed into the halls at this year's Aircraft Interiors Expo, has delivered an engaging and productive show for those in attendance.

Frankfurt Airport releases updated brochure for transferring passengers

Frankfurt Airport releases updated brochure for transferring passengers

Transferring via Frankfurt (FRA) - Fraport’s new Transfer Guide presents the full range of services and things to do at the Frankfurt Airport global hub.

European Court of Justice: Data collection laws illegal

European Court of Justice: Data collection laws illegal

The ruling from the European Court of Justice, invalidating the European Union’s 2006 Data Retention Directive policy, was strong and unequivocal: the right to privacy provides a fundamental ...

Russians told to avoid countries that have extradition treaties with US

Russians told to avoid countries that have extradition treaties with US

MOSCOW, Russia - Russian Foreign Ministry advised those Russian citizens who suspect that US law enforcers have any claims to them, not to travel to countries with which the US has signed ...

Take Gorbachev to court: By Russian President or future Soviet President Putin?

Ukraine is only the beginning to get the USSR back in power Take Gorbachev to court: By Russian President or future Soviet President Putin?

While 40,000 Russian troops are posing along Ukraine's border according to NATO Secretary General Rasmussen, the Ukraine may only be the first step for Russian president Putin to become president ...

Non-stop around the globe on a solar plane

Non-stop around the globe on a solar plane

Solar Impulse 2 is the successor to Solar Impulse, which completed a trip across the US last year.

Fraport traffic figures - March & 1st quarter 2014

Fraport traffic figures - March & 1st quarter 2014

Positive Quarterly Figures Despite Strike-related Cancellations at FRA - Growth in Cargo Segment Strengthens Frankfurt's Role as Global Airfreight Hub - Fraport's International Portfolio Continues ...

Russians rank travel as top priority

Russians rank travel as top priority

A third of Russians quizzed said they expect to spend more on travel/holidays, and half expect spending to remain the same, while fewer than 18% said they would spend less.

FLY Leasing acquires four planes, growing fleet to 119 aircraft

FLY Leasing acquires four planes, growing fleet to 119 aircraft

DUBLIN, Ireland – FLY Leasing Limited, a global lessor of modern commercial jet aircraft, today announced it has added four more aircraft to its fleet, including one Airbus A319 manufactured in ...

Airbus A350 sets new standards in cabin design & development

Airbus A350 sets new standards in cabin design & development

Airbus has unveiled the A350 XWB’s development cabin interior installed on board flight-test aircraft ‘MSN002’ at the Airbus site in Hamburg.

German event venue impresses with unique sustainability concept

German event venue impresses with unique sustainability concept

LOS ANGELES, California - “Green Meetings are a key trend in the event sector - they demonstrate awareness and responsibility,” said Lars Woehler, Managing Director at the Congress Center ...

Duesseldorf hotel nights break new record

Duesseldorf hotel nights break new record

Düsseldorf, Germany – Nobody is surprised any longer by the immense growth in international visitor numbers to Düsseldorf, because the city’s tourism statistics have been breaking record ...

Ukraine travel and tourism conference: Business as usual

Ukraine travel and tourism conference: Business as usual

Ukraine’s International Travel and Tourism Exhibition (UITT) celebrated its 20th year on 26 – 28 March 2014 in Kyiv, Ukraine.

The Russians are evading  EU Member Cyprus - as tourists

The Russians are evading EU Member Cyprus - as tourists

Russia is the island’s second largest tourist market after Britain. The island is Cyprus, a member of the European Community.

First gold shop at European airport opens

Buy Gold at Frankfurt Airport First gold shop at European airport opens

Travelers and visitors to Frankfurt Airport now have the opportunity to buy gold, silver and platinum.

EIBTM statistics prove return on investment

Over €800k business per exhibitor conducted at Barcelona MICE Travel Show EIBTM statistics prove return on investment

Findings from EIBTM’s post show research shows that 98% of exhibitors overall agreed that the event is vital to their business.

First gold shop at a European airport opens

Buy Gold at Frankfurt Airport First gold shop at a European airport opens

Travelers and visitors to Frankfurt Airport now have the opportunity to buy gold, silver and platinum.

10th Routes Europe: Scotland venue is confirmed

Routes Europe Officially Handed over to Aberdeen 10th Routes Europe: Scotland venue is confirmed

A successful Routes Europe event came to a close today in Marseille, which has seen a record number of delegates descend on the city to discuss the future of Europe’s air traffic, making this ...

Munich Airport: Active role in operating Brazils' Belo Horizonte airport

Munich Airport: Active role in operating Brazils' Belo Horizonte airport

At a special signing ceremony, representatives of the Brazilian group CCR S.A., Zurich Airport and Munich Airport (FMG) finalized a cooperative agreement to operate Belo Horizonte Airport.

Existing industry constraints challenged at the 2014 Passenger Experience Conference

Existing industry constraints challenged at the 2014 Passenger Experience Conference

Key industry experts and stakeholders from across the aircraft interiors sector were yesterday packed into the CCH - Congress Centre Hamburg to discuss contemporary issues such as cabin ...

Airline industry to gather for first IATA Cabin Operations Safety Conference

Airline industry to gather for first IATA Cabin Operations Safety Conference

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) will host the first Cabin Operations Safety Conference, 20-22 May 2014 in Madrid, Spain.

Routes Europe Airport and Destination Marketing Awards winners announced

City Airport Bremen take top spot Routes Europe Airport and Destination Marketing Awards winners announced

Last night during a Fabulous networking evening at the Marseille Provence Cruise Terminal, City Airport Bremen was announced as the overall winner of the Europe heat of this year’s Routes ...

Emirates opens 35th dedicated lounge at Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci Airport

Emirates opens 35th dedicated lounge at Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci Airport

Emirates, the global connector of people and places, celebrated the opening of its 35th dedicated lounge at Leonardo da Vinci Airport in Rome.

Romania: Hotels in mountain resorts to pay an extra environmental tax

Romania: Hotels in mountain resorts to pay an extra environmental tax

Romsilva proposed the Romanian Ministry of Environment pas a law that would include introducing an environment tax on 2 percent of hotels’ and restaurants’

1200 aviation professionals in Marseille for Routes Europe 2014

1200 aviation professionals in Marseille for Routes Europe 2014

Routes Europe 2014, the largest regional route development event ever organised by Routes, opened in Marseille this weekend to a record attendance of over 1200 delegates from 70 countries, ...

Duesseldorf Airport: 60 airlines serving 190 destinations in 50 countries

Duesseldorf Airport: 60 airlines serving 190 destinations in 50 countries

Düsseldorf Airport (DUS), with all gates located in easy walking-distance in one building, is a hassle-free German airport and major hub for worldwide travel, more and more North American ...

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