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Ebola scare at Moscow airport

Ebola scare at Moscow airport

MOSCOW, Russia - According to reports, passengers are being held on board of the plane at Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport because of one passenger who is suspected of having Ebola virus.

ETOA appoints Paul Rickard to lead research

ETOA appoints Paul Rickard to lead research

ETOA - the European Tour Operators Association - has appointed Paul Rickard as a Research Consultant to direct their leading industry insight projects.

The Economist Events hosts CFO 2015

The Economist Events hosts CFO 2015

As global economies are beginning to beat a path towards sustainable growth, The Economist Events will convene global financial authorities to examine how finance directors can generate top-line ...

GTA hosts European Sales, Sourcing and Operations conference in Prague

GTA hosts European Sales, Sourcing and Operations conference in Prague

240 senior travel representatives visit Prague this week as global travel distributor GTA holds its first annual European Sourcing, Sales and Operations conference in the Czech capital.

eTurboNews brings attention to European MICE sector with partnership

eTurboNews brings attention to European MICE sector with partnership

(eTN) - There is good reason that ETurboNews (eTN) is a media partner for the ACE of MICE Exhibition which is set to be held at the Istanbul Congress Center in Turkey from February 26-28, ...

Tourists sidestepping Switzerland due to soaring franc

Tourists sidestepping Switzerland due to soaring franc

BERN, Switzerland - As Switzerland continues to grapple with the implications of a franc that is no longer tied to the euro, the Swiss tourism industry is making no bones over the immediate ...

Numerous bomb attacks in Istanbul

Numerous bomb attacks in Istanbul

Kurdish separatists, Islamist radicals and far-left groups have all staged deadly bomb attacks in Istanbul recently. Istanbul is Turkey's biggest city and a major European tourist destination.

Minister: Air Malta is indispensable to Malta’s tourism

Minister: Air Malta is indispensable to Malta’s tourism

VALLETTA, Malta - The government is looking at ways of strengthening Air Malta that go beyond its original restructuring, Tourism Minister Edward Zammit Lewis revealed.

Finland's tourism feeling the bite of falling Russian ruble

Finland's tourism feeling the bite of falling Russian ruble

HELSINKI, Finland - Following the Ukraine crisis and the dramatic drop of the ruble, Russian tourism to Finland has decreased sharply.

Flying first class? It  may mean landing first in the United Kingdom

Flying first class? It may mean landing first in the United Kingdom

Many first class passengers on an aircraft may soon be a reason for British aircraft controllers to give priority landing instructions.

Eurostar service suspended

Train service between England and the European continent comes to a stop Eurostar service suspended

Traveling from England to the European continent on a train? Not on Saturday.

Belgium first in 30 years: Army reinforces police at possible terrorist targets

Belgium first in 30 years: Army reinforces police at possible terrorist targets

Belgium soldiers were stationed at possible targets of terrorist attacks across Belgium on January 17, security officials said, France 24 reported.

Tourism minister announces division of Bulgaria into 9 tourist regions

Tourism minister announces division of Bulgaria into 9 tourist regions

SOFIA, Bulgaria - Bulgaria's Minister of Tourism Nikolina Angelkova announced on Friday that the division of the country into 9 tourist regions will take place until the end of January.

ETOA: Demand for Paris holds firm

ETOA: Demand for Paris holds firm

ETOA, the association for European Tourism, has declared that there has been little impact on demand for Paris as a result of the attacks last week.

Munich Airport: New records for total passengers and airfreight

Munich Airport: New records for total passengers and airfreight

MUNICH, Germany - With close to 40 million travelers arriving and departing, Munich Airport had yet another record year in 2014.

Ukraine: Separatists take Donetsk Airport

Ukraine: Separatists take Donetsk Airport

The separatist militia has taken control of the Donetsk International Airport in Ukraine and its surrounding areas, according to the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic Defense Ministry, ...

Terror fear causing ongoing developments in Belgium and Germany

Terror raid ongoing in Berlin Terror fear causing ongoing developments in Belgium and Germany

In Berlin, Germany, police on Friday morning raided 11 apartments. 250 police officers participated in the search.

World Ocean Council: Corporate ocean responsibility

World Ocean Council: Corporate ocean responsibility

Vieira De Almeida & Associados (VdA), headquartered in Lisbon, Portugal, has become a member of the World Ocean Council (WOC), expanding the geographic scope and diversity of the growing ...

MH 17 crash: No one cares anymore?

MH 17 crash: No one cares anymore?

There are those who choose not to believe mainstream media, and instead try to find their own answers by questioning and examining available pieces of evidence and information on the Malaysian ...

Travel and tourism networking workshop set for Turkey

Travel and tourism networking workshop set for Turkey

By Motaz Othman, special to eTN

TURKEY (eTN) - The latest statistics show that Turkey received over 40 million tourists during 2014.

Kuoni for sale

The selling of an iconic travel brand Kuoni for sale

By Elisabeth Lang, special to eTN

(eTN) - It was like an earthquake in the international travel business when Kuoni announced yesterday that it will sell its core business - the entire Tour Operator Business - Organization and ...

Business travel spend in Europe grew in 2014

Business travel spend in Europe grew in 2014

LONDON, England - According to the American Express Global Business Travel 2014 EVP Barometer, business travel spend grew 0.9% in 2014, confirming the forecasts made in the November 2013 edition ...

Aeroflot and SCA sign agreement for 20 additional Sukhoi Superjet 100s

Aeroflot and SCA sign agreement for 20 additional Sukhoi Superjet 100s

MOSCOW, Russia - JSC Aeroflot and JSC Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (SCA) have signed an agreement for an additional 20 of the latest Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft.

Deadly jihad counter attack in Belgium ongoing

Visit Belgium - Better not today Deadly jihad counter attack in Belgium ongoing

A jihadist-related raid in the Eastern Belgium town of Verviers in the French-speaking part of the country and province of Liege is occurring.

More operations may be unfolding in other ...

Over €450 million: Malta's "citizenship sale program" reports success

Over €450 million: Malta's "citizenship sale program" reports success

VALLETTA, Malta - Malta's Individual Investor Program (IIP) has now received over 400 applications since its launch in early 2014, which will result in over Euro 450 million (US$ 530 million) in ...

United Airlines Newark-Tel Aviv UA-84: Passenger filing lawsuit in Israel

United Airlines Newark-Tel Aviv UA-84: Passenger filing lawsuit in Israel

United Airlines passengers from Newark to Tel Aviv are filing a lawsuit seeking reparation after suffering 28 hours of delays in New Jersey.

Fraport traffic figures - December & Full Year 2014

Frankfurt International AIrport: Reports Rising Passenger and Cargo Volumes Despite Several Strikes Fraport traffic figures - December & Full Year 2014

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) achieved a new record in 2014. Some 59.57 million passengers passed through Germany's largest aviation hub in 2014, an increase of 2.6 percent year-on-year.

Mövenpick Hotel Den Haag – Voorburg - values care in The Netherlands

Mövenpick Hotel Den Haag – Voorburg - values care in The Netherlands

LOS ANGELES, California - The Mövenpick Hotel Den Haag - Voorburg is located in the historical center of the city of Voorburg in the Netherlands.

Starwood Capital Group:  Extended-Stay Hotels And One Residential Complex In London

Starwood Capital Group: Extended-Stay Hotels And One Residential Complex In London

Starwood Capital Group, a leading global private investment firm, announced today that a controlled affiliate has acquired a portfolio of four extended-stay hotels and one residential complex in ...

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