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How can destinations best benefit from tourism?

WTM London 2015 Responsible Tourism Program How can destinations best benefit from tourism?

In a year where destinations from Barcelona and Venice to Pattaya and Easter Island have struggled with the impacts of growing numbers of tourists in their destinations, a considerable focus of ...

Nigerian airline crew member arrested at London's Heathrow Airport

Nigerian airline crew member arrested at London's Heathrow Airport

LONDON, England - Nigerian Arik Air crew member was arrested on Monday night at Heathrow Airport London by the UK Border Force in connection with alleged possession of items suspected to be banned ...

The Brussels Film Office is celebrating its 10-year anniversary!

Visit Brussels The Brussels Film Office is celebrating its 10-year anniversary!

The Brussels Film Office, the commission for film shoots in the Brussels Region, will celebrate its ten years on Tuesday, August 25.

Hotel insights: A tale of three chateaux

Hotel insights: A tale of three chateaux

By Ted Macauley, special to eTN

Once upon a time there was a castle.

London’s Victoria and Albert Museum to showcase Lord Vishnu avatars on silk

London’s Victoria and Albert Museum to showcase Lord Vishnu avatars on silk

LONDON, England - Victoria and Albert Museum (V&AM) in London, which claims to be “world's greatest museum of art and design”, will be showcasing Lord Vishnu avatars on silk in its Fabric ...

Tourism Italy – significant increase due to security unrest

Tourism Italy – significant increase due to security unrest

By Mario Masciullo, eTN Italy Correspondent

The current Italian summer holiday season is maintaining a steady domestic tourism growth from the Italian mainland due to uncertain stability of some Mediterranean countries otherwise preferred ...

The next top travel and tourism innovations: Enter here!

The next top travel and tourism innovations: Enter here!

The next winner of the ibtm world Technology and Innovation Watch Award is about to be found.

World leaders, experts in Stockholm to seek solutions to world's water crises

World leaders, experts in Stockholm to seek solutions to world's water crises

STOCKHOLM, Sweden - World leaders, water experts and development professionals are in Stockholm to jointly find solutions to the world's several escalating water crises.

Avolon Capital Partners acquires Airbus A321-200 on lease to Vueling Airlines

Avolon Capital Partners acquires Airbus A321-200 on lease to Vueling Airlines

DUBLIN, Ireland - Avolon, the international aircraft leasing company, announces that Avolon Capital Partners, Avolon’s joint-venture aircraft leasing business with Wells Fargo, has acquired an ...

Aircraft tray tables available to book as new on-board advertising space

Aircraft tray tables available to book as new on-board advertising space

The human brain processes thousands of pieces of information every day. In order for a brand message to be retained by a target group, it is important to make the message direct and emotive.

Turkish Airlines launches a new Venice-Istanbul route starting from today

Turkish Airlines launches a new Venice-Istanbul route starting from today

The new route from the Venice Marco Polo Airport to the Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport will open even more doors for Southern Europe to the rest of the world.

Bulgarian rescue teams searching for tourist lost in Rila mountains

Bulgarian rescue teams searching for tourist lost in Rila mountains

SOFIA, Bulgaria - Bulgaria’s Mountain Rescue Service is searching for a lost tourist close to the Belmeken Peak in the Rila Mountain, the press office of the Mountain Rescue Service with the ...

Ireland: Foreign tourists robbed of $90,000 in cash in 2014

Ireland: Foreign tourists robbed of $90,000 in cash in 2014

DUBLIN, Ireland - Over $90,000 in cash has been stolen from tourists to Ireland last year, the Irish Independent reports.

Belgium calls for major rethink of Schengen passport-free travel zone

Belgium calls for major rethink of Schengen passport-free travel zone

BRUSSELS, Belgium - Europe's passport-free travel zone that allows people to move around the continent without checks must be reviewed in light of the foiled terrorist attack on a French train, ...

Tube strikes likely to cripple London's transport next week

Tube strikes likely to cripple London's transport next week

LONDON, England - Union leaders will decide on Monday whether to go ahead with two 24-hour tube strikes which will cripple London's transport next week.

Pilot killed in two-plane collision at Swiss airshow

Pilot killed in two-plane collision at Swiss airshow

DITTINGEN, Switzerland - Two planes have collided at an airshow in Dittingen in Switzerland’s Basel canton. Swiss police said one of the pilots was killed in the incident.

British tourist killed in Greek bar fight

British tourist killed in Greek bar fight

MALIA, Crete, Greece - A gifted British athlete passed away after a fight that broke outside a bar in Malia, Crete.

Year 2040: Frankfurt - Sydney nonstop in 90 minutes

Year 2040: Frankfurt - Sydney nonstop in 90 minutes

How will intercontinental travel work in 2040? What about Frankfurt- Sydney nonstop in 90 minutes?

Belgium first country in the EU to require security bag checks on trains

Belgium first country in the EU to require security bag checks on trains

After US off-duty military officers prevented a terror attack on a high-speed train from Amsterdam to Paris, Belgium authorities now ordered spot checks of luggage belonging to the passengers of ...

Santa Claus owes taxes in Finland and declares bankruptcy

Santa Claus owes taxes in Finland and declares bankruptcy

Santa Claus owes taxes to Finland and has filed for bankruptcy.

UK-based Thomson Holidays angers customers in denying compensation

UK-based Thomson Holidays angers customers in denying compensation

The British tour operator, Thomson, apologized but will not compensate victims.

An email seen by the BBC, shows the personal details of 458 people from across the UK were shared on August ...

Two cyclists among dead at air show crash in the UK

Two cyclists among dead at air show crash in the UK

Unconfirmed reports said that two tourists - cyclists - were killed in a crash at a UK airshow in Shoreham.

US Marines prevent terrorist attack on high speed train in France

US Marines prevent terrorist attack on high speed train in France

A US Marine is in critical condition after tackling a Kalashnikov-wielding gunman on a train between Amsterdam and Paris, according to French media reports.

Millennium Hotels and Resorts acquires Beatles-inspired hotel

Millennium Hotels and Resorts acquires Beatles-inspired hotel

NEW YORK, NY - Hard Days Night Hotel, situated on North John Street in the heart of Liverpool's increasingly popular Cavern Quarter, will now become Millennium Hotels and Resorts' 24th property ...

Hannover Congress Centrum: Green events leader in Europe

Hannover Congress Centrum: Green events leader in Europe

LOS ANGELES, California - First certified in 2011 for its sustainable operations and management, The Hannover Congress Centrum (HCC) connects historical local culture with world-class, modern ...

EU leaders invited to further strengthen European unity via Interrail

EU leaders invited to further strengthen European unity via Interrail

UTRECHT, the Netherlands - Following the confirmation of Greece's future in the Eurozone, Interrail is extending an open invitation to current EU leaders to embark on an Interrail journey to ...

Design Hotels welcomes eight new members

Design Hotels welcomes eight new members

BERLIN, Germany – The Design Hotels Originals are the artisans, whose experiences and ideas are manifested into remarkable hotels.

Korongo announces flight cancellations

Korongo announces flight cancellations

By Prof. Wolfgang H. Thome, Ph.D., eTN Africa Correspondent

The poor condition of the runway at Mbuji Mayi Airport has apparently now led to some damage to Korongo’s Boeing B737 during takeoff when loose tarmac slabs damaged a stabilizer, effectively ...

How to get lost and find paradise

How to get lost and find paradise

By Jan Sevilla, special to eTN

(eTN) - Against the closing of spring and just as summer was about to hit, our car zoomed along the curvy asphalt, passing several “Ausfahrt” signs with France miles away.

Free! Trip guide for Lisbon, Portugal

Free! Trip guide for Lisbon, Portugal

YourWeekAway.com has released its newest destination report for travel consumers by adding a free 7-day trip guide for people interested in visiting Lisbon, Portugal.

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