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Tourist spends $5,235 on taxi fare from Denmark to Rome

Tourist spends $5,235 on taxi fare from Denmark to Rome

A Danish man spent 29,226 kroner (€3,920/$5,235) on a taxi to Rome, taking a 1,803km journey across Europe to visit a particular church in the Italian capital.

UK Office for National Statistics: Inbound British tourism strongest ever

UK Office for National Statistics: Inbound British tourism strongest ever

LONDON, England - The latest figures from Britain's Office for National Statistics indicate that the first half of 2014 was the strongest first half of the year in history for inbound British ...

World ATM Congress wins Best Congress in 2013

World ATM Congress wins Best Congress in 2013

MADRID, Spain - World ATM Congress's first edition in 2013 recently won the top prize at the Eventoplus Awards. Out of 159 submissions, World ATM was awarded gold as the Best Congress overall.

British Airways begins installing new seats in "Euro Traveller" cabin

British Airways begins installing new seats in "Euro Traveller" cabin

LONDON, England - Fitting-out has begun on 95 British Airways A320 series aircraft with new slimmer charcoal grey leather seats designed to enable the addition of extra capacity in the Euro ...

Rome mayor not happy with British warning to tourists

Rome mayor not happy with British warning to tourists

ROME, Italy - The mayor of Rome, Ignazio Marino, has hit back at a Foreign Office warning over the perils of traveling to the Italian capital, branding it "misleading and false" and insisting that ...

London visitors invited to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

London visitors invited to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

LONDON, England - Visitors to London (and indeed residents) will be pleased to know that the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park has joined the long list of open spaces in the UK capital well worth ...

Heathrow passengers face severely disrupted train journeys

Heathrow passengers face severely disrupted train journeys

LONDON, England - Passengers using Heathrow to and from the South West and Wales should note that over the coming weeks they could face severely disrupted journeys as a result of engineering works ...

Austrian guide takes flak for "cultural advice" to Middle Eastern tourists

Austrian guide takes flak for "cultural advice" to Middle Eastern tourists

VIENNA, Austria - Austrian alpine towns of Zell am See and Kaprun have been criticised for producing an eight-page guide for Middle Eastern tourists, featuring "cultural advice" on how to ...

Ebola scare in Spanish coastal resort

Ebola scare in Spanish coastal resort

ALICANTE, Spain - An Ebola scare has taken place in a Spanish coastal resort.

What it means when London says “come together”

What it means when London says “come together”

By eTN Staff Writer

London's most well-known cultural institutions are coming together in a new initiative to promote the capital's exceptional autumn season, as forecasts show over two million tourists are expected ...

Ukraine International Airlines: Flights from Kiev to Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Ukraine International Airlines: Flights from Kiev to Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Ukraine International Airlines has opened a direct regular flight between Kiev and Tashkent. It started August 14. Tashkent is the capital of Uzbekistan.

Alleged war crime: White phosphorus used in residential areas in Donetsk?

Alleged war crime: White phosphorus used in residential areas in Donetsk?

Latest reports from Kiev indicate a possible victory for Ukrainian forces in taking back rebel-held regions in Donetsk and Luhansk. According to reports, Rebel leaders are fleeing.

Chinese Ambassador: London is the greatest cultural city on Earth

Travel and Tourism in London: A series of cultural events this autumn Chinese Ambassador: London is the greatest cultural city on Earth

By Rakesh K Mathur, Correspondent ArtTravelMedia Editorials, London

London has been hailed as the world’s leading center of culture and creativity.

Germany and UK wage "towel war" in Spain

Germany and UK wage "towel war" in Spain

Spain's holiday resorts have become the stage for a bitter rivalry between British and German tourists.

Cyprus recession eases as tourism and trade pick up

Cyprus recession eases as tourism and trade pick up

Cyprus’ economic slump eased in the second quarter as tourism and trade picked up although the island, which was forced to secure an international bailout last year, remained in recession.

Love bats? Travel to Rome for International Bat Night

Love bats? Travel to Rome for International Bat Night

By Mario Masciullo, eTN Italy Correspondent

ITALY (eTN) - Attention bat lovers: the bat event of the year is scheduled for Friday, August 29, at 6:30 pm at the Cooperativa Sociale Parsec in Marcigliana Nature Reserve at Via Marcigliana, 532 ...

Finnair releases cabin design of its new flagship A350 XWB

Finnair releases cabin design of its new flagship A350 XWB

Europe's skies keep getting swankier: Earlier today, Finnair released the cabin design of its new flagship long-haul aircraft, the A350 XWB (extra wind body), which is due to enter service next ...

Pegasus sales income up 33 percent

Pegasus sales income up 33 percent

Turkey's leading low-cost airline Pegasus Airlines' financial results for the January-June 2014 period have been announced by the Public Disclosure Platform (KAP).

UK Inbound and outbound travel: latest statistics

UK Inbound and outbound travel: latest statistics

Tourism numbers for the United Kingdom are in.

Canary Islands: Not only for tourism, soon home of a $10bn oil exploration project

Canary Islands: Not only for tourism, soon home of a $10bn oil exploration project

The Canary Islands have been known as a travel and tourism destination, and dozens of daily flights with tourists from around the EU are bringing them to enjoy the sun and beaches there.

Manchester tourism under new management

Manchester tourism under new management

Nick Brooks-Sykes, currently chief executive of Bath Tourism Plus, has been appointed to a new role as director of tourism at Marketing Manchester.

Pink Lake Festival draws gay tourists to sleepy Carinthian town

Pink Lake Festival draws gay tourists to sleepy Carinthian town

VELDEN, Austria - For the seventh year running, the sleepy Carinthian town of Velden hosts one of Europe's most charming - if low-key - gay festivals.

Fraport AG receives Terminal 3 building permit from the City of Frankfurt

Fraport AG receives Terminal 3 building permit from the City of Frankfurt

Fraport AG, the owner and operator of Frankfurt Airport (FRA), today received the building permit from the City of Frankfurt for the planned Terminal 3 (T3).

Outlander puts Scotland on the map

VisitScotland launches online guide to series' stunning locations Outlander puts Scotland on the map

EDINBURGH, Scotland - To coincide with the STARZ network premiere of Outlander in the US, which took place this past Saturday, August 9, generating over 3.7 million views, fans of the bestselling ...

Frankfurt Airport records strongest passenger month in history

Fraport Traffic Figures – July 2014 Frankfurt Airport records strongest passenger month in history

In July 2014, the Fraport AG global airport company once again registered passenger growth at its Frankfurt Airport (FRA) home base.

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