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100 years since the Battle of the Somme: Germany, France and UK remember the fallen

100 years since the Battle of the Somme: Germany, France and UK remember the fallen

FRICOURT, France - A hundred years ago, 1 July 1916 marked the start of one of the deadliest battles of the First World War - the Battle of the Somme.

Eat! BRUSSELS, drink! BORDEAUX festival is growing, adding more iconic chefs

Eat! BRUSSELS, drink! BORDEAUX festival is growing, adding more iconic chefs

BRUSSELS, Belgium - For four days, on 8, 9, 10 and 11 September, the full range of Brussels' Cuisine will be paired with Bordeaux Wines in the Parc de Bruxelles.

Wine tourism booming in Portugal’s Vinho Verde region

Wine tourism booming in Portugal’s Vinho Verde region

VINHO VERDE, Portugal - Wine tourism is booming in Vinho Verde.

74 percent of Tory members now back Heathrow expansion after Brexit vote

74 percent of Tory members now back Heathrow expansion after Brexit vote

LONDON, England - In the first ever poll of their views of airport expansion, and as the UK prepares for Brexit, 74% of Tory Party members now support a third runway at Heathrow.

Lisbon: Why we don't want tourism

Lisbon: Why we don't want tourism

Lisbon was one of the invisible cities imagined by Italo Calvino: A white and oceanic city surrounded by and emerald estuary, a place for thoughts and poetry, a city in the same time lazy, ...

Great news for Turkish tourism: Russian visitors will return to Turkey

Great news for Turkish tourism: Russian visitors will return to Turkey

Despite all the bad news after the recent Istanbul terror attack, Russia's President, Vladimir Putin, today signed a decree which partially lifts restrictions on Russians' ability to travel to ...

Frankfurt: Three-star "Novum Style" hotel

Frankfurt: Three-star "Novum Style" hotel

Commerz Real has acquired a future hotel complex in Frankfurt am Main to be operated as a "Novum Style" hotel.

Holland-Kaye: Expansion “the strongest possible signal that Britain is open for business”

Holland-Kaye: Expansion “the strongest possible signal that Britain is open for business”

LONDON, England - Responding to the Transport Secretary's announcement to hand over a decision on Heathrow expansion to his successor, John Holland-Kaye, the airport’s Chief Executive, said that ...

Venice is sinking (for centuries)

Venice is sinking (for centuries)

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

"General Grant seriously remarked to a particularly bright young woman that Venice would be a fine city if it were drained." - Henry Adams, The Education of Henry Adams

Not terrorism: Egypt Air crash investigated as involuntary homicide

Not terrorism: Egypt Air crash investigated as involuntary homicide

On Monday, the Paris prosecutor`s office initiated a probe into the deadly crash, citing charges of “involuntary homicide,” adding the version of terrorist conspiracy is not regarded viable by ...

Booking airline tickets on Vueling? Think again if you check bags

Booking airline tickets on Vueling? Think again if you check bags

Are you planning a trip using Vueling Airlines? Do you have suitcases to check on Vueling? You may be in for trouble and should think again.

Lisbon moves into top ten cities for international association meetings

Lisbon moves into top ten cities for international association meetings

Lisbon has strengthened its position as one of the world’s top destinations for international meetings and congresses by moving into the top ten in the annual International Congress and ...

Lord Blunkett appointed Chair of Heathrow Skills Taskforce

Lord Blunkett appointed Chair of Heathrow Skills Taskforce

LONDON, England - Heathrow announced today the appointment of the Rt Hon, the Lord Blunkett as Chair of the airport’s new Heathrow Skills Taskforce.

Brussels number two in the world, number one in Europe in hosting international conferences

Brussels number two in the world, number one in Europe in hosting international conferences

BRUSSELS, Belgium - In its prestigious annual report, the Union of International Associations (UIA) has announced that for the 7th year in a row, the capital of Belgium has achieved second place ...

Duesseldorf Old Town terror attack: A hoax?

Duesseldorf Old Town terror attack: A hoax?

Michael Seipelt, eTN Germany

The Old Town in Duesseldorf is also known as the longest bar in the world. The old town is a unique entertainment, shopping and historical center loved by locals and tourists.

Istanbul Airport apparent ISIS terror attack

Istanbul Airport apparent ISIS terror attack

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has stated that all signs are pointing to ISIS being responsible for the attack today at Istanbul Ataturk Airport that killed 36 people and injured 147.

Istanbul airport attack by 3 suicide bombers: 28 dead, 60 injured

Istanbul airport attack by 3 suicide bombers: 28 dead, 60 injured

ISTANBUL - It has now been confirmed by Istanbul's Governor that 3 suicide bombers are to blame for the attack on the Ataturk airport.

10 dead and counting: Istanbul International Airport bomb attack

Attackers blew themselves up; flights being diverted 10 dead and counting: Istanbul International Airport bomb attack

ISTANBUL - Ten people are dead so far, and this may only be the beginning after at least two explosions and gunfire have rocked Istanbul's Ataturk International airport in Turkey.

Two explosions at Istanbul Attaturk International airport

Two explosions at Istanbul Attaturk International airport

According to Turkish media, around 40 people are wounded at Istanbul Attaturk International airport after a bomb blast.

Holland-Kaye: Heathrow needs to expand to compete with global hubs

Holland-Kaye: Heathrow needs to expand to compete with global hubs

LONDON, England - Heathrow expansion would put Britain on the front foot, enabling British business to compete with its global hub counterparts and stopping the UK from slipping to the bottom of ...

“Experience Brussels!” exhibition introduces interactive kids’ event

“Experience Brussels!” exhibition introduces interactive kids’ event

BRUSSELS, Belgium - As part of its free exhibition, “Experience Brussels!” is putting on an interactive kids’ event for two months over the summer, aimed at children aged between 7 and ...

Brussels: An experimental culinary place in the European quarter

Brussels: An experimental culinary place in the European quarter

BRUSSELS, Belgium - This week, a new urban culinary space will be launched in the heart of Brussels.

British Tourism & Travel Show previews its 2017 exhibitors

British Tourism & Travel Show previews its 2017 exhibitors

BIRMINGHAM, England - British Tourism & Travel Show – the largest domestic tourism showcase of the year for the UK and Ireland’s travel trade has unveiled its first preview of 2017 ...

Touring Venice: Visit Venice because you must. Stay in Venice because you want to

Touring Venice: Visit Venice because you must. Stay in Venice because you want to

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

She has one of the best views of Venice from her office terrace in the building that houses the City Hall for Venice.

Expansion of London Heathrow for a stronger economy

Expansion of London Heathrow for a stronger economy

New polling released today by ComRes revealed that MPs across Parliament see Heathrow expansion as the most important infrastructure project for the future of the UK economy.

Best airports in Europe recognized by ACI Europe

Best airports in Europe recognized by ACI Europe

The 12th Annual ACI Europe Best Airport Awards were announced last night during the Gala Dinner of the 26th ACI Europe General Assembly, Congress & Exhibition, hosted by Athens International ...

Rollercoaster derailed: Seven dead

Rollercoaster derailed: Seven dead

It was supposed to be a fun Sunday afternoon for locals and tourists having a good time at the M&D theme park in Motherwell, Scotland, when a rollercoaster reportedly derailed.

Most senior British diplomat in EU resigns following Brexit vote

Most senior British diplomat in EU resigns following Brexit vote

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The UK’s most senior diplomat in the European Union, Jonathan Hill, has announced that he will step down, following the referendum to leave the union after 43 years.

Calais mayor: Brexit? Good riddance and take migrant camps with you!

Calais mayor: Brexit? Good riddance and take migrant camps with you!

CALAIS, France - The mayor of Calais is calling for a revision of the border deal between France and the UK, saying migrant camps located on the French side of the English Channel should be moved ...

Budapest Airport extends car parks by 40 percent

Budapest Airport extends car parks by 40 percent

BUDAPEST, Hungary - In anticipation of the gradually increasing summer traffic, Budapest Airport handed over new parking spaces to drivers.

Hindus welcome Frankfurt Airport upgrade plans to include yoga rooms

Hindus welcome Frankfurt Airport upgrade plans to include yoga rooms

Hindus have welcomed reported plans of Frankfurt Airport, a major international airport in Germany, to invest about $113 million in upgrades/makeover which include yoga rooms.

"Operating normally": Heathrow Airport issues statement on EU referendum result

"Operating normally": Heathrow Airport issues statement on EU referendum result

LONDON, England - London's Heathrow Airport spokesman said: “Heathrow continues to focus on serving passengers and proudly being the UK’s front door.

A black Friday for tourism, for the financial market: World in free-fall after Brexit

A black Friday for tourism, for the financial market: World in free-fall after Brexit

Travel and tourism and the freedom of travel is in great danger. The financial markets are in free-fall.

ForwardKeys names Chief Marketing Officer in new role

ForwardKeys names Chief Marketing Officer in new role

ForwardKeys

ForwardKeys announced the appointment of Laurens van den Oever to the newly-created role of Chief Marketing Officer, effective August 1, 2016.

ESPA Life at Corinthia London launches new mindfulness therapies

ESPA Life at Corinthia London launches new mindfulness therapies

Corinthia Hotels

LONDON, England – Mindfulness is at the core of wellness.

Living Golf for Peace golf tournament with Olympic Truce Campaign & Espiche Golf Club

Living Golf for Peace golf tournament with Olympic Truce Campaign & Espiche Golf Club

On July 10, Living Golf International partners Espiche Golf Club and the .auto-style1 { font-size: xx-small; } .auto-style2 { font-size: xx-small; text-decoration: underline; } .auto-style3 { color: #FF0000; }

The heart beats for Vienna

European Society of Cardiology to hold three congresses in Vienna The heart beats for Vienna

VIENNA, Austria - The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) has decided to hold three of their upcoming congresses in 2017 & 2018 in Vienna.

Surprising and entertaining: Viral video campaign on services at Frankfurt Airport

Surprising and entertaining: Viral video campaign on services at Frankfurt Airport

FRANKFURT, Germany - Whether passengers traveling have time on their hands or urgent needs to be met, Frankfurt Airport provides an extensive range of services for ensuring a pleasant and ...

Brexit referendum polls: Should we stay or should we go?

Brexit referendum polls: Should we stay or should we go?

LONDON, England - The June 23 EU referendum is upon us, and the polls suggest the result could still go either way.

Brexit: The view from Gibraltar if Britain votes to leave the EU

Brexit: The view from Gibraltar if Britain votes to leave the EU

Rita Payne, special to eTN

The tiny British overseas British territory of Gibraltar, on the edge of the Mediterranean, is worried about the consequences if Britain votes to leave the European Union in the referendum on ...

Study: Irrational thinking is driving EU Referendum result

Study: Irrational thinking is driving EU Referendum result

LONDON, England - New research from 'The Online Privacy Foundation' shows that a voter's ability to think rationally about the evidence for leaving or remaining in the EU depends on whether or not ...

Bookmakers: Punters vote in favor of 'Remain' in UK EU Referendum

Bookmakers: Punters vote in favor of 'Remain' in UK EU Referendum

MANCHESTER, England - Bookmakers Betfred report that punters are voting in favor of remain in Thursday's EU Referendum.

UNWTO to support Ukraine’s tourism development

UNWTO to support Ukraine’s tourism development

MADRID, Spain - UNWTO will work with the Government of Ukraine to support the development of its tourism sector.

Emirates’ milestone 80th A380 touches down in Vienna

Emirates’ milestone 80th A380 touches down in Vienna

VIENNA, Austria and DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Vienna Airport was a place of celebration today as Emirates’ milestone 80th A380 aircraft made a star appearance, flying in direct from the ...

Airport presents public viewings of Euro 2016 matches on giant screen

Airport presents public viewings of Euro 2016 matches on giant screen

MUNICH, Germany - After the huge success of the outdoor viewing events for the 2014 World Cup and Euro 2012, Munich Airport is again creating an authentic stadium experience for this year's ...

Air Partner appoints new Group Marketing Director

Air Partner appoints new Group Marketing Director

LONDON, England - Air Partner, the global aviation services group, is delighted to announce the appointment of Julia Timms as Group Marketing Director.

The British are coming!

UK Heritage Organizations Urge Preservation of Princeton Battlefield The British are coming!

In letters to the Institute for Advanced Study, two respected British military heritage organizations joined the chorus of voices opposing plans by the Institute to build faculty housing on a key ...

Leading travel company invests in new recruits

Leading travel company invests in new recruits

Travellanda

LONDON, England - Travellanda announced the addition of three new team members who have been brought onboard to further develop the company’s growth.

Record number of Dreamliners improves Heathrow’ noise record

Heathrow to become first large European airport free of oldest and noisiest aircraft Record number of Dreamliners improves Heathrow’ noise record

LONDON, England - Virgin Atlantic’s replacement of its old 747-400’s with top of the range Dreamliners have improved the airline's noise record over January to March of this year, the latest ...

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