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Switzerland opens the world's longest train tunnel

Switzerland opens the world's longest train tunnel

ZURICH, Switzerland - Seventeen years ago saw the first blasting in the historic heartland of Switzerland of the longest train tunnel in the world.

Her Majesty Queen Maxima names Holland America Line's new ms Koningsdam

Her Majesty Queen Maxima names Holland America Line's new ms Koningsdam

SEATTLE, WA - In a festive event rich with Dutch heritage, Holland America Line held a Dedication Ceremony for ms Koningsdam Friday, May 20, 2016, in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

MIXITY.brussels 2017: World’s heart beats in Brussels

MIXITY.brussels 2017: World’s heart beats in Brussels

BRUSSELS, Belgium - As a «world city» Brussels represents openness, friendliness and freedom to many.

UEFA EURO 2016: Turkish Airlines launches ‘Meet Europe’s Best’ campaign

UEFA EURO 2016: Turkish Airlines launches ‘Meet Europe’s Best’ campaign

ISTANBUL, Turkey - As the Official Airline Partner to UEFA EURO 2016 TM, Turkish Airlines announced the full details of its ‘Meet Europe’s Best’ campaign today, championing fans and European ...

High-speed transport and Internet for IBTM World connection means everything

High-speed transport and Internet for IBTM World connection means everything

ibtm

The journey to and from this year’s ibtm world in Barcelona is going to be as fast as the event’s high-speed Internet access with the opening of the onsite Metro Station at the Fira Gran ...

New direct connection from Frankfurt to Shenzhen

New direct connection from Frankfurt to Shenzhen

On May 21, Air China launched the first direct flight from Frankfurt to Shenzhen. With an Airbus A330, the route will be served three times a week.

London Heathrow airport wants to secure economic future of Britain

London Heathrow airport wants to secure economic future of Britain

Heathrow CEO John Holland-Kaye today pledged to secure the economic future of families across all of Britain if the airport is allowed to expand.

Peter Brun appointed as Chief Communications Officer for VFS Global

Peter Brun appointed as Chief Communications Officer for VFS Global

In line with the company’s ongoing growth and its further expansion plans, VFS Global has appointed Peter Brun, a senior communications and media professional, as Chief Communications Officer ...

American Express Global Business Travel Acquires  Finnish Corporate Travel Agency SMT

American Express Global Business Travel Acquires Finnish Corporate Travel Agency SMT

American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire SMT, a travel management company (TMC) based in Finland and a subsidiary of Finnair.

Switzerland opens the world's longest train tunnel on June 1

Switzerland opens the world's longest train tunnel on June 1

Seventeen years ago saw the first blasting in the historic heartland of Switzerland of the longest train tunnel in the world.

Qatar Airways at EBACE

Qatar Airways at EBACE

Qatar Executive, the private jet charter division of award-winning Qatar Airways, will be exhibiting at Europe’s leading business aviation show EBACE, taking place from May 24-26 in Geneva, ...

Former British Prime Minister warns against Britain leaving EU

Former British Prime Minister warns against Britain leaving EU

LONDON, England - British ex-Prime Minister Gordon Brown has warned against Britain leaving the European Union, saying it "would send the wrong message about the UK".

Pilots report UFO sighting near Istanbul airport

Pilots report UFO sighting near Istanbul airport

ISTANBUL, Turkey - The area near Istanbul airport has become the newest alien-sighting site – two Turkish pilots claim they saw a suspicious unidentified object, apparently a UFO, with green ...

Amnesty International: Russia least welcoming country for refugees

Amnesty International: Russia least welcoming country for refugees

LONDON, England - Russia is the least welcoming country to refugees, according to a survey commissioned by Amnesty International and conducted by consulting firm GlobeScan.

Vote Leave: Staying in EU increases UK population, strains health care system

Vote Leave: Staying in EU increases UK population, strains health care system

LONDON, England - Staying in the European Union (EU) could increase Britain’s population by up to 5 million by 2030, putting the county’s health care system under "unsustainable" pressure, an ...

$433 a month: Russian average monthly wage drops below Chinese

Labor in Russia is now cheaper than in China $433 a month: Russian average monthly wage drops below Chinese

Russian average monthly wage

MOSCOW, Russia - The Russian average monthly wage has slipped below $450, which is less than the Chinese average, Sberbank chief analyst Mikhail Matovnikov said, the TASS news agency reported ...

Four killed in French helicopter crash

Four killed in French helicopter crash

PARIS, France - A French police helicopter has crashed in mountainous regions in southwestern France, killing four officers on board.

Vienna Convention Bureau is officially Europe’s most professional congress bureau

Vienna Convention Bureau is officially Europe’s most professional congress bureau

VIENNA, Austria - The VCB at the Vienna Tourist Board is officially Europe’s most highly qualified convention bureau: a total of eight employees have now completed Certified Meeting Professional ...

Icelandair launches Montreal service

Icelandair launches Montreal service

Icelandair launched new seasonal service today from Montreal, Canada.

Good traffic growth in Frankfurt

FRAPORT: Challenging Conditions for the Current Year Good traffic growth in Frankfurt

Fraport

At the Annual General Meeting (AGM) held today at the Jahrhunderthalle Frankfurt, Fraport AG's executive board chairman Dr.

Egypt Air crash and the Paris link: Radical Islamic CDG airport workers?

Egypt Air crash and the Paris link: Radical Islamic CDG airport workers?

The missing Egypt Air plane took off yesterday from Charles de Gaulle also known as CDG Paris International Airport.

Planning for travel to Italy

Planning for travel to Italy

© Dr. Elinor Garely, Editor in Chief, TourismExecutives.com (a division of eTN Publishing)

Italy. Although it is the size of Arizona with a population of approximately 60 million people, as soon as the destination is mentioned, smiles appear on every face.

The Hague shows biggest tourist growth in the Netherlands

The Hague shows biggest tourist growth in the Netherlands

THE HAGUE, the Netherlands - The Hague shows a 7.7% growth in overnight stays in 2015. In particular, the number of overnight visits from abroad has grown significantly by almost 19% since ...

Green Globe recertifies Conservatorium Hotel Amsterdam for inventive sustainability

Green Globe recertifies Conservatorium Hotel Amsterdam for inventive sustainability

Green Globe

LOS ANGELES, California – Green Globe congratulated the Conservatorium Hotel Amsterdam on its recent recertification for the fourth year.

Fraport holds first “Frankfurt Airport Innovation Challenge”

Competition Launched to Bring in Ideas for New Innovations at Frankfurt Airport Fraport holds first “Frankfurt Airport Innovation Challenge”

Fraport

Airport operator Fraport is launching the first “Frankfurt Airport Innovation Challenge” – an idea competition with the motto “Make It Your Favorite Destination” that all interested ...

The Hague shows biggest tourist growth of the three largest cities in The Netherlands

The Hague shows biggest tourist growth of the three largest cities in The Netherlands

Tourism in The Hague in The Netherlands shows a 7.7% growth in overnight stays in 2015. In particular, the number of overnight visits from abroad has grown significantly by almost 19% since ...

Crimean tourist beaches robbed of sand "in broad daylight"

Crimean tourist beaches robbed of sand "in broad daylight"

SIMFEROPOL, Crimea - Officials in Crimea are warning people to stop stealing sand from tourist beaches, or else face a prison sentence.

Malta’s cruise tourism continues to grow

Valletta Cruise Port welcomes Carnival’s Vista Malta’s cruise tourism continues to grow

Malta Tourism Authority

VALLETTA, Malta – Passengers and crew onboard Carnival Vista had the unique opportunity to follow a historic re-enactment by Inguardia showing events happening during the times of the Knights of ...

Spirit of Italy captured in new Alitalia uniform collection by Ettori Bilotta

Spirit of Italy captured in new Alitalia uniform collection by Ettori Bilotta

ROME, Italy - Alitalia today unveiled a striking new staff uniform collection at a catwalk show held at the Nazionale Spazio Eventi in Rome before an audience of media representatives and ...

London Heathrow Airport hires world's first airport cycle officer

London Heathrow Airport hires world's first airport cycle officer

An officer will increase the amount of people cycling to the airport, in his new post that is part of a partnership with Sustrans to develop the airport’s cycling vision.

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