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Russians still support Lenin’s Mausoleum

Russians still support Lenin’s Mausoleum

If you visited Moscow as a tourist, you may have seen and visited the Lenin Mausoleum on Red Square.Lenin's Mausoleum also known as Lenin's Tomb, situated in Red Square in the center of Moscow, is ...

Pegasus Airlines collaborates with leading Turkish chef Arda Turkmen

Pegasus Airlines collaborates with leading Turkish chef Arda Turkmen

LONDON, England – Turkey’s leading low cost carrier Pegasus Airlines continues to diversify its products and services to allow its guests to further personalise their travels.

Friedrichstadt-Palast in Berlin celebrates 30 years

Friedrichstadt-Palast in Berlin celebrates 30 years

On Sunday in Berlin Friedrichstadt-Palast celebrates 30 years in its current location.

New manager in Cyprus for Etihad Airways

New manager in Cyprus for Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has appointed Abdelrahman Abdullah Al Madhloum Al Suwaidi as its new General Manager for Cyprus.

Aimia invests in Spain's Travel Club

Aimia invests in Spain's Travel Club

Aimia, a global leader in loyalty management, has acquired a 25 per cent stake in Travel Club, Spain's largest coalition loyalty program.

Basilica for the ages - Sagrada Familia: an awe-inspiring expression of faith

Travel marvel in Spain Basilica for the ages - Sagrada Familia: an awe-inspiring expression of faith

By Mike Quane

Most of the world’s major cities have an iconic attraction that identifies the metropolis in the minds of residents and tourists alike.

Tourists beware: Paris infested with Gypsy thieves

Tourists beware: Paris infested with Gypsy thieves

PARIS, France - With the bells of Notre Dame heralding a glorious Easter Sunday morning, a tourist uses an ATM a short stroll from the ancient Paris cathedral.

Russian tourism chief resigns

Russian tourism chief resigns

MOSCOW, Russia - The head of Russian Federal Agency for Tourism (Rosturizm), Alexander Radkov, will leave his post at the end of the month, said Alla Manilova, deputy minister of the Ministry of ...

Chinese students arrested in Russia for illegally organizing tourist groups

Chinese students arrested in Russia for illegally organizing tourist groups

ST PETERSBURG, Russia - Dozens of Chinese students were detained in St. Petersburg, Russia for illegally organizing tourist groups, Sina reports.

Miraculous Holy Fire: From Jerusalem to the world

Miraculous Holy Fire: From Jerusalem to the world

The Holy Fire ignites, apparently of its own accord, from the tomb of Jesus Christ at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.

Venice: No more super cruise ships

Venice: No more super cruise ships

Venice is a very special place left in the world. Recently more and more voices argued against giant cruise ships anchoring close to the city of channels.

Need  a prostitute? New app helps tourists looking for commercial sex in Europe

Need a prostitute? New app helps tourists looking for commercial sex in Europe

Tourists to Europe hungry for a commercial sexual adventure and with smart phones will now have an easier time to find a male or female prostitute.

Romania: Projects under Transport Master Plan worth EUR 14.9 billion

Romania: Projects under Transport Master Plan worth EUR 14.9 billion

The total worth of the projects under Romanian Transport Master Plan is EUR 14.9 billion in market prices, throughout 2020, with the projects for roads and railroads making up 90 per cent of the ...

Northern Ireland tourism ads hit Metro stations across Paris

Northern Ireland tourism ads hit Metro stations across Paris

Millions of French commuters have been seeing ads for Northern Ireland on billboard posters as they pass through the busy Metro stations of the capital Paris.

Greek tourism revenues up 17.3 percent

Greek tourism revenues up 17.3 percent

ATHENS, Greece - Greek tourism has hit the ground running this year following 2013's major increase, as revenues have grown by 17.3% in the first two months from the same period last year to reach ...

Foreign tourism to Macedonia on the rise

Foreign tourism to Macedonia on the rise

SKOPJE, Macedonia - Foreign tourists visiting Macedonia want to see churches and monasteries, they prefer sleeping in village guest houses and eating authentic Macedonian food, say Macedonian ...

Etihad regional starts direct Geneva - Toulouse air service

Etihad regional starts direct Geneva - Toulouse air service

Etihad Regional marked the start of a twice-weekly service linking Geneva in Switzerland, and Toulouse in southwestern France.

World War 2 tourism focus on Yalta, Crimea

World War 2 tourism focus on Yalta, Crimea

Recently taken over by Russia from Ukraine. Yalta becomes a center for tourists interested in WorldWar 2.

Ukraine to restrict entry for Russian men of "active age"

Ukraine to restrict entry for Russian men of "active age"

KIEV, Ukraine - Ukraine said on Thursday it will impose stricter border controls on Russian men trying to enter the country, where separatist rebellions have broken out, prompting Moscow to ...

Russian visitors keep Cyprus tourism afloat

Russian visitors keep Cyprus tourism afloat

NICOSIA, Cyprus - British and German tourists stayed away from Cyprus in March but the number of Russian visitors rose as arrivals on the Mediterranean island plunged 16.3 percent from March 2013, ...

Biggest cruise ships to give Venice a wide berth from November 30

Biggest cruise ships to give Venice a wide berth from November 30

VENICE, Italy - Cruise lines said Thursday their biggest ships would give Venice a wide berth from November 30 after a long-running row about their effect on the delicate lagoon city.

Chess helps puts Khanty-Mansiysk on the map

Chess helps puts Khanty-Mansiysk on the map

MOSCOW, Russia - Khanty-Mansiysk, a city in northern central Russia has been successfully leveraging chess to raise the city's and the surrounding region's profile, reports Chess News Agency.

Russian Transaero Airlines completes interior design of its Airbus A380s

Russian Transaero Airlines completes interior design of its Airbus A380s

MOSCOW, Russia - Transaero Airlines has completed the interior design of its Airbus A380s, which will join the airline's fleet in 2015.

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.

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