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World Travel Market explores the taxing issue of duty-free retail therapy

World Travel Market explores the taxing issue of duty-free retail therapy

A debate at World Travel Market this year, hosted by Tax Free World Association, will look in detail at the duty free and travel retail industry, which is now worth over $60 billion in worldwide ...

Gonzalo to deliver drenching rain, strong wind to Europe

Gonzalo to deliver drenching rain, strong wind to Europe

This weekend once-Hurricane Gonzalo impacted Newfoundland, Canada, with damaging wind and heavy rainfall.

NEW #BeAwesome #EIBTM14 campaign launches

NEW #BeAwesome #EIBTM14 campaign launches

“EIBTM is not just about business, we are probably the single biggest industry community event with some 15,000 of us in Barcelona over much of the week, there will be a big buzz on the show ...

Lufthansa strike: Almost nothing is operating, including long haul

Lufthansa strike: Almost nothing is operating, including long haul

Germany's pilot union "Vereinigung Cockpit" announced new strikes targeting Germany's largest airline and Star Alliance Founding member Lufthansa.

TripAdvisor, Expedia, Qunar and Wego to join travel leaders in social media and mobile

TripAdvisor, Expedia, Qunar and Wego to join travel leaders in social media and mobile

TripAdvisor, Expedia, Qunar and Wego are just a few of the leading travel brands who are joining over 150 of APAC’s senior level travel executives in Hong Kong next February 3-4.

Is Germany trying to influence the Dutch investigation on downed MH17?

Is Germany trying to influence the Dutch investigation on downed MH17?

BND is the German version of the CIA. Malaysian Airlines flight 17 was shot down over the Eastern Ukraine. All 288 onboard died.

Grounded: Lufthansa pilot union calls an official strike

Grounded: Lufthansa pilot union calls an official strike

COLOGNE, Germany - Once again Lufthansa passengers will suffer as, at very short notice, the airlines pilot union has called an official strike. The dispute is mainly over retirement ...

Heathrow Airport Holdings sells its interest in regional airports

Heathrow Airport Holdings sells its interest in regional airports

Heathrow Airport Holdings Ltd has agreed to sell its 100% interest in Aberdeen, Glasgow and Southampton airports to a consortium formed by Ferrovial of Spain and Australia’s Macquarie for ...

Kurdish peace bid boosts tourism in eastern Turkey

Kurdish peace bid boosts tourism in eastern Turkey

The Kurdish peace process has helped boost the tourist flow to eastern and southeastern Turkish provinces that were roiled by violence in previous years, a report issued by Turkey’s top tourism ...

Low load factors lead to decision to scrap Little Red

Low load factors lead to decision to scrap Little Red

LONDON, England - Virgin Atlantic's UK domestic airline, which will be scrapped after failing to attract enough customers, was flying planes that were barely a third full earlier this year.

Tenerife flash-floods leave one dead, thousands trapped

Tenerife flash-floods leave one dead, thousands trapped

Thousands of tourists holidaying in Tenerife have been caught in flash-flooding on the island.

Sweden wants him on false sex charges so he can be extradited to the US and face 35 years in prison

Free speech scandal: Wikileaks founder as a refugee in Ecuador 's embassy for two years Sweden wants him on false sex charges so he can be extradited to the US and face 35 years in prison

The accuser in Sweden accusing WikiLeaks founder of sexual assault may know very well this charge is nonsense, but US authorities want Assange in Sweden, so he could be extradited from Sweden to ...

Foreign tourists yes, Jews no at Jerusalem's  Al-Aqsa mosque

Foreign tourists yes, Jews no at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque

On Wednesday, around 100 Israelis were given access to the square outside Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque mosque, accompanied by foreign tourists.

Ebola virus: British Prime Minister calls on European Council for action

Ebola virus: British Prime Minister calls on European Council for action

UK PM David Cameron has written to members of the European Council asking leaders to agree a new package of measures to tackle the Ebola crisis.

Leading global travel event marks 35th anniversary with 35 reasons to attend

Leading global travel event marks 35th anniversary with 35 reasons to attend

Since World Travel Market (WTM) first opened its doors in 1980, the exhibition has continued to grow, relocating from Olympia to Earl’s Court to ExCeL - London.

Fraport continues environmental management and development

Fraport continues environmental management and development

Facts and figures documented in the Environmental Statement show how Fraport’s environmental management has been further developed during the past years and which course of action needs to be ...

Air Berlin: Arnd Schwierholz appointed Deputy Chief Financial Officer

Air Berlin: Arnd Schwierholz appointed Deputy Chief Financial Officer

Arnd Schwierholz (44) has been appointed Deputy Chief Financial Officer of airberlin. He will take up his position with Germany’s second largest airline on 27th October 2014.

Airbus to adjust A330 production rate to nine a month Transition towards A330neo

Airbus to adjust A330 production rate to nine a month Transition towards A330neo

Airbus has decided to adjust the production rate for its A330 Family from the current rate 10 to 9 aircraft a month in Q4 2015 as it transitions towards the A330neo.

EU Health Commissioner calls for airline passengers' exit screening

EU Health Commissioner calls for airline passengers' exit screening

The EU needs to both double its efforts to fight the deadly virus Ebola in West Africa, as well as introduce entry screening for airline passengers to enable identification of infected passengers, ...

Bulgaria: Growth in tourism revenue, number of visitors

Bulgaria: Growth in tourism revenue, number of visitors

SOFIA, Bulgaria - Tourism continues to be a major sector in Bulgaria's economy, registering a growth in revenue and in the number of tourists, according to an analysis of the Institute of ...

LCC airlines courting travel agents

LCC airlines courting travel agents

By Mario Masciullo, eTN Italy Correspondent

ITALY (eTN) - Following a long period of bold independence, low-cost carriers (LCCs) are back to courting travel agents.

Powered by nature: Best Western Plus Hotel Kassel City

Powered by nature: Best Western Plus Hotel Kassel City

LOS ANGELES, California - Until recently Kassel, regarded as the capital of the German Fairy Tale Route, was renowned for being the city where the Brothers Grimm lived and wrote most of their ...

The award-winning, five-star Corinthia Hotel Budapest becomes partner of Signature Travel Network

The award-winning, five-star Corinthia Hotel Budapest becomes partner of Signature Travel Network

BUDAPEST, Hungary - The award-winning, five-star Corinthia Hotel Budapest announced today that it has been selected as a partner hotel of the American-based Signature Travel Network.

Air France in Madrid issues Ebola alert

Air France in Madrid issues Ebola alert

A Nigerian airline passenger with high fever is causing for Spanish authorities to activate the emergency Ebola protocol.

WTM Unveils its Biggest and Best Blogging Program

WTM Unveils its Biggest and Best Blogging Program

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, has unveiled the line-up of experts for its most extensive blogging seminar program yet.

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