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Iconic grand landmark hotel in France will be a Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts

White palace escape Grand-Hotel du Cap-Ferrat is in for changes Iconic grand landmark hotel in France will be a Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts

For more than 100 years, the Grand-Hotel du Cap-Ferrat in France has been a gleaming white palace escape, set amid a secluded garden oasis in the heart of one of the world's most glamorous ...

Russian Tourism: New logo wanted

Russian Tourism: New logo wanted

MOSCOW, Russia - Russia's Federal Tourism Ministry launched an open competition to design a new logo for Russia as the ruble's devaluation sparks hopes of a boom in domestic and international ...

Trenitalia activates Swiss paperless tickets

Easier travel from Italy to Switzerland Trenitalia activates Swiss paperless tickets

By Mario Masciullo, eTN Italy Correspondent

ITALY (eTN) - The purchasing of Eurocity rail tickets via a paperless procedure for train trips from Italy to Switzerland and vice versa is now active thanks to a new system introduced on the ...

Milan sees record-breaking numbers of visitors at Salone del Mobile

Milan sees record-breaking numbers of visitors at Salone del Mobile

By Elisabeth Lang, special to eTN, reporting from Milan

MILAN, Italy (eTN) - When Milan designer stores are open until late at night with hundreds of colorfully-dressed people queuing up late in the evening in order to get in - then you know it is time ...

Choirs tune up for Ireland's biggest gospel music festival

Choirs tune up for Ireland's biggest gospel music festival

ENNIS, Ireland - With just a fortnight remaining, the final line-up of participants has been confirmed for the Gospel Rising Music Festival in Ennis, County Clare, which takes place this year from ...

The ten best passports to have: Number one is Sweden

The ten best passports to have: Number one is Sweden

The US passport has long been considered the most powerful passport in the world – until now.

New service: Abu Dhabi-Madrid on Etihad Airways

New service: Abu Dhabi-Madrid on Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways’ direct non-stop flights between Abu Dhabi and Madrid bring more choice for travelers as the airline connects Spain to its rapidly-expanding flight network.

London Heathrow Airport delivers noise insulation

London Heathrow Airport delivers noise insulation

Heathrow Airport has now completed the insulation of all of Hounslow’s eligible community buildings exposed to medium to high levels of aircraft noise.

CIMGlobal take over

CIMGlobal take over

CIMGlobal Ltd. has announced it will take over all shares in their European counterpart CIM Europe BV. With this, the management team will step down from their positions.

WTTC Summit: China sees huge tourism cooperation opportunities with Europe

WTTC Summit: China sees huge tourism cooperation opportunities with Europe

The 2015 World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit took place in Madrid, Spain, on April 15 and 16, 2015 with more than 700 representatives from government agencies, tourism service ...

airberlin leaves the Association of European Airlines

airberlin leaves the Association of European Airlines

airberlin has today terminated its membership of the Association of European Airlines (AEA).

WTTC Tourism for Tomorrow Awards and Just A Drop: The interview

WTTC Tourism for Tomorrow Awards and Just A Drop: The interview

Travel and tourism professionals from around the world attended the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) Annual Summit last week - an event not just for sales and networking but also to ...

MSC Cruises' first next generation ship named MSC Meraviglia

MSC Cruises' first next generation ship named MSC Meraviglia

SAINT-NAZAIRE, France - MSC Cruises, the world's largest privately-owned cruise company, marked a key milestone in its $5.4 billion growth plan today as the first steel for its new Vista ...

Barcelona Convention Bureau launches new website

Barcelona Convention Bureau launches new website

BARCELONA, Spain – Barcelona Convention Bureau, a Turisme de Barcelona programme specialized in meetings tourism, has launched a new, more visual and intuitive website to promote Barcelona as a ...

Siberia: Giant crater due to global warming?

Siberia: Giant crater due to global warming?

The mysterious sinkhole was first spotted by Rinat Sharifullin, a local man whose house is a mere 100 meters away from where it emerged.

New creative dimensions to learning in the Inspiration Hub at IMEX in Frankfurt

New creative dimensions to learning in the Inspiration Hub at IMEX in Frankfurt

There will be plenty of creativity to be discovered among the 170 education sessions at IMEX in Frankfurt from May 19-21.

Alitalia and Coni score strategic agreement

Alitalia and Coni score strategic agreement

By Mario Masciullo, eTN Italy Correspondent

ITALY (eTN) - An agreement was reached at the headquarters of Foro Italico, the headquarters of Rome sports, between Giovanni Malago, President of CONI - the Italian Olympic Games Committee - and ...

Air Berlin: Master plan for airline’s turn around

Air Berlin: Master plan for airline’s turn around

By Mario Masciullo, eTN Italy Correspondent

The goal of airberlin is to bring into the black the accounts of the company in 2016 - no surprise there - the year from which should start "the road to profit.” This was the announcement given ...

Is Germanwings crash affecting French travelers’ plans?

Is Germanwings crash affecting French travelers’ plans?

By Luc Citrinot, Paris eTN Correspondent

PARIS, France (eTN) – Some external factors, such as terrorism or the fear to take a plane following a series of spectacular accidents, the latest being the crash of a Germanwings aircraft in ...

Greece expects surge in Russian tourists during summer season

Greece expects surge in Russian tourists during summer season

ATHENS, Greece - The number of Russian tourists arriving in Greece and Athens in particular is expected to increase during this summer season, according to associate tourism consultant Thodoris ...

Turkish Airlines' solution to Germanwings crash

Turkish Airlines vs Lufthansa - logic wins Turkish Airlines' solution to Germanwings crash

Andreas Lubitz, the Germanwings pilot who locked his captain out of the cockpit and deliberately brought down flight 9525 on March 24, 2015 into the French Alps, reportedly suffered from ...

London Gatwick becomes first airport to go paperless for ID Pass applications

London Gatwick becomes first airport to go paperless for ID Pass applications

LONDON, England - By selecting MTrust, an Airport ID Pass Application vetting and issuance solution, hosted in the Cloud, London Gatwick Airport has become the world's first airport to go ...

Tourists drawn to serene greenery in Galway

Tourists drawn to serene greenery in Galway

By Mike Quane

Ireland is known around the world as a place of fun, with pubs, singing and dancing, and of course, that's all true. But the Emerald Isle can also be a place for tranquility and quiet beauty.

Celebrations all round at day 2 of WTM Africa 2015

Celebrations all round at day 2 of WTM Africa 2015

Day two of Africa’s largest inbound and outbound b2b show has yet again been a huge success, proving that Africa is a trendy and emerging market in terms of both travel and tourism sectors of ...

FLY Leasing acquires Boeing 737-800

FLY Leasing acquires Boeing 737-800

DUBLIN, Ireland – FLY Leasing Limited today announced it has acquired a Boeing 737-800 aircraft manufactured in 2008. The aircraft is on lease to a leading airline in Europe.

Heathrow Terminal 5’s first ever independent lounge opens

Heathrow Terminal 5’s first ever independent lounge opens

LONDON, England - Heathrow announced today the appointment of Terminal 5’s first independent lounge.

Mövenpick Hotel Ankara passionate about the environment

Mövenpick Hotel Ankara passionate about the environment

LOS ANGELES, California - Mövenpick Hotel Ankara is centrally located in the Söğütözü district in Turkey’s capital city of Ankara.

More than 100 CEOs attending the WTTC Summit give back to Madrid

More than 100 CEOs attending the WTTC Summit give back to Madrid

Tourism Cares and Madrid Destino hosted more than 100 CEOs and professionals for a volunteer project before World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) annual Global Summit.

Hot cites with cold climates: And so I am in Paris

Hot cites with cold climates: And so I am in Paris

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

Eurostar is so comfortable I hardly noticed that the train left London and arrived in Paris in only 2 hours and 30 minutes (approximately). What did I do on the Eurostar?

Seehotel Jägerwirt becomes a Romantic Hotel

Seehotel Jägerwirt becomes a Romantic Hotel

TURRACHER HOEHE, Austria - Prestigious award was awarded to the Seehotel Jägerwirt.

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