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Ukrainian, Russian and French tourists in Crimea - like visitors to the French Riviera

Ukrainian, Russian and French tourists in Crimea - like visitors to the French Riviera

It's still a travel and tourist destination, and important for the tourism industry both in Russia and Ukraine.

Russian cosmonaut Padalka sets new record for time in space

Russian cosmonaut Padalka sets new record for time in space

The astronauts aboard the International Space Station are advancing science and setting spaceflight milestones, and each achievement contributes to relationship-building that will support ...

British tourists name Tenerife and Majorca top summer destinations

British tourists name Tenerife and Majorca top summer destinations

British holidaymakers who are heading to Spain to lounge on a picturesque beach or explore romantic plazas this summer may feel like they haven’t left the UK.

After spending 26 million euro, the Riu Palace Tenerife reopens

After spending 26 million euro, the Riu Palace Tenerife reopens

The Riu Palace Tenerife has opened its doors again following a 26-million euro renovation from top to bottom which has raised it to the category of a five-star hotel.

London Heathrow Airport: Strong is the word for 6-month results

London Heathrow Airport: Strong is the word for 6-month results

John Holland-Kaye, Chief Executive Officer of Heathrow Airport in London, UK, said:

Multilingual FRA: Information kiosks provide assistance in five more languages

Multilingual FRA: Information kiosks provide assistance in five more languages

Five more languages – Arabic, Japanese, Korean, Russian and Spanish – have been added to Frankfurt Airport’s (FRA) information kiosks in the passenger terminals.

Agreement signed: Carnival and Port Authority of Barcelona

Agreement signed: Carnival and Port Authority of Barcelona

Carnival Corporation signed an agreement with the Port Authority of Barcelona to build and operate a new cruise terminal in Europe's largest port.

India to sponsor WTM Buyers’ Club

World Travel Market India to sponsor WTM Buyers’ Club

World Travel Market (WTM) London 2015 is delighted to announce India Tourism as the sponsor of its prestigious WTM Buyers’ Club as it looks to promote India to the global travel industry as a ...

Sicily. The past is prologue

Sicily. The past is prologue

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

Sicily at the Toe

Vienna posts record overnight figures for first half of 2015

Vienna posts record overnight figures for first half of 2015

VIENNA, Austria - New all-time record: Vienna registered around 6.3 million visitor overnights between January and June 2015 - about 5.4% more than for the same period the previous year.

Avolon delivers Airbus A321-200 to Vueling Airlines

Avolon delivers Airbus A321-200 to Vueling Airlines

DUBLIN, Ireland - Avolon, the international aircraft leasing company, announces the delivery of an Airbus A321-200 to Vueling Airlines.

Storms elevate flood risk from France to Germany, Belarus

Storms elevate flood risk from France to Germany, Belarus

The danger of heavy thunderstorms heightening the threat of flooding will shift from eastern France to Belarus into Thursday.

Edinburgh tourist stabbed with dirty syringe

Edinburgh tourist stabbed with dirty syringe

EDINBURGH, Scotland - A tourist was stabbed in the stomach with a dirty syringe after telling a beggar that he didn’t have any change.

Business, political and trade union leaders unite to call for Heathrow expansion

Business, political and trade union leaders unite to call for Heathrow expansion

LONDON, England - Three of the most influential figures in business, politics and the trade union movement united today to make a joint call for the expansion of Heathrow.

Frankfurt Airport's domestic and EU passengers enjoy duty-free shopping

Frankfurt Airport's domestic and EU passengers enjoy duty-free shopping

Did you know that passengers at Frankfurt Airport (FRA) can enjoy shopping at duty-free prices – even when flying on domestic and intra-European Union (EU) routes?

Horror: British tourist jumps to death in Spain

Horror: British tourist jumps to death in Spain

A British woman from London was killed during a bungee-jump in Spain after crashing into a bridge.

UFTAA continues to challenge the Lufthansa reservation fee initiative

UFTAA continues to challenge the Lufthansa reservation fee initiative

UFTAA recognizes that each airline is free to choose its commercial strategy and modus operandi.

The largest spa in Norway

The largest spa in Norway

Thermarium strengthens its position as a global key player in spa planning and realization.

Unsafe Warsaw air space: Lufthansa passenger plane could have been the next crash victim

Lufthansa narrow avoidance of fatal crash approaching Warsaw Poland airport Unsafe Warsaw air space: Lufthansa passenger plane could have been the next crash victim

108 passengers and crew onboard a German Lufthansa Regional passenger Embraer jet aircraft could have been dead today after this Star Alliance Member plane narrowly avoided a possible fatal ...

American exhibit to display at the Vatican

American exhibit to display at the Vatican

CINCINNATI, OH - The Cincinnati-born exhibit “A Blessing to One Another” will make its most impactful appearance to date when it opens at the Vatican in late July.

Swiss say no to Airbnb

Swiss say no to Airbnb

BERN, Switzerland - The Swiss do not want to share their living spaces with strangers. This was the result of a study organized by Homegate.ch.

Bloggers urged to apply for WTM London Bloggers Speed Networking

Bloggers urged to apply for WTM London Bloggers Speed Networking

World Travel Market (WTM) London 2015, the leading global event for the travel industry, is calling on bloggers to apply for the expanded WTM London Bloggers’ Speed Networking event.

Turkish Airlines expanding to Erbil and Bahrain nonstop from Istanbul

Turkish Airlines expanding to Erbil and Bahrain nonstop from Istanbul

Turkish Airlines inaugurated Erbil (Iraq) and Bahrain flights to be operated from/to Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport.

London’s first fashion-branded residences with Versace Home launched

London’s first fashion-branded residences with Versace Home launched

LONDON, England - Luxury real estate developer DICO UK Property Holdings Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of DAMAC International Limited, has announced the first of its fashion residences in London ...

Survey reveals most expensive luxury hotels in Europe

Survey reveals most expensive luxury hotels in Europe

The Mediterranean island of Sardinia is home to the most expensive hotel in Europe, according to a recent survey from French travel website allovoyages.fr.

Corinthia Hotel Budapest recognized as a Hungarian National Value

Celebrating 120 years as a symbol of national identity Corinthia Hotel Budapest recognized as a Hungarian National Value

BUDAPEST, Hungary - Corinthia Hotel Budapest, originally opened as the Grand Hotel Royal in 1896, has been recognized as a Hungarian National Value.

ICTP supports Nepal at Green Growth and Travelism Summer School

International Coalition of Tourism Partners Summer School in Hasselt Belgium focuses on Nepal ICTP supports Nepal at Green Growth and Travelism Summer School

HAWAII, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia - The International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) is putting its support toward helping Nepal through the Green Growth ...

It's raining dead bodies: Unpublished video on MH17 crashing in Eastern Ukraine

It's raining dead bodies: Unpublished video on MH17 crashing in Eastern Ukraine

It's raining dead bodies. These are the words of an East Ukrainian farmer seconds after the Malaysia Airlines plane MH17 crashed on his property killing 298 people on board.

Irish town touted as spiritual tourism hub

Irish town touted as spiritual tourism hub

KILLARNEY, Ireland - A new “brand” of tourism is being launched in Killarney, Co Kerry – that of spiritual tourism.

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