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Virgin Hotels welcomes new Vice President of Accounting

Virgin Hotels, the lifestyle hotel brand by Richard Branson, welcomes Korollan King as the new Vice President of Accounting.

January 2017: Frankfurt Airport registers new passenger record

Some 4.2 million passengers used Frankfurt Airport (FRA) in January 2017, resulting in an increase of about 75,000 passengers (up 1.8 percent) and a new January monthly record at FRA.

Parking at Frankfurt Airport gets even smarter

Making an online reservation for a parking space at one of the parking garages at Frankfurt Airport is becoming increasingly popular and includes plenty of advantages: It is convenient, offers an ...

Lufthansa Airbus A350-900 landed at Hamburg’s Helmut-Schmidt Airport today

The Airbus A350-900, Lufthansa’s most modern, long-haul aircraft landed at Hamburg’s Helmut-Schmidt Airport today.

"No nuclear risk" after Flamanville Nuclear Power Plant explosion

An explosion has occurred at Flamanville Nuclear Power Plant, in France’s north-west, officials told local media, adding that several people were slightly injured after inhaling the fumes, ...

World celebrates International Scotch Day

In honor of Scotland's gift to the world, to the spirit that has long drawn people in through its status and style, this Friday February 10th 2017 the inaugural International Scotch Day will be ...

Pakistan International Airlines plane forced to land at Stansted Airport

British fighter jets escorted a Pakistani civilian airliner to Stansted Airport near London on Tuesday after a passenger became disruptive, authorities said.

Airberlin forced to cancel 60 flights over ver.di strike

The union ver.di has called for warning strikes tomorrow, Wednesday, amongst ground staff at the airports Berlin, Hamburg and Stuttgart.

Airways Aviation announces new global scholarship program

International aviation training organization, Airways Aviation, is announcing a new global scholarship program to be launched in Paris on the first stop of the company’s inaugural recruitment ...

Leeu Collection acquires historic property in Italy

Expanding its international hospitality portfolio further, Leeu Collection has acquired its second European property, the former Collegio Alla Querce in Florence, Italy.

Ellinair lands at Cologne Bonn Airport

Cologne Bonn Airport has today announced its second new airline partner this year, with the German airport welcoming Ellinair.

Lufthansa Airbus A350-900 makes its debut at Frankfurt Airport

This Tuesday, a very special guest made its debut at Frankfurt Airport. The world’s first Lufthansa Airbus A350-900 landed at the Rhine-Main airport at 11:34 a.m.

Hamburg startup reduces jetlag: Launch with Lufthansa

When Lufthansa’s new long-haul Airbus A350-900 enters service this coming Friday, passengers will experience a cabin lighting concept tailored to the human biorhythm for the first time.

IMEX Frankfurt restructurres Association Day

The restructured Association Day program at this year’s IMEX Frankfurt will feature a new Association Management Stream, covering topics such as understanding why members leave and how to ...

Corinthia Hotel Budapest: Serving from farm to table

Farm to Table means serving visitors with a food that is prepared by selecting and using components originated exclusively from inland economies of the highest standards.

Budapest Airport hosts evening of recognition for its airlines and other business partners

Budapest Airport last week hosted its 10th Annual Awards Ceremony, an evening of recognition for its airlines and other highly-valued business partners which have made important contributions ...

Bumpy December for European chain hotels

A 19.6% increase in profit per room in December helped hotels in Madrid achieve a 3.8% increase in GOPPAR for 2016, according to the latest data from HotStats.

Budapest Airport welcomes easyJet's eighth route

Budapest Airport has today celebrated its first new route of 2017, as easyJet launched its first link to the Netherlands from the Hungarian gateway.

ITB Berlin Convention 2017: From clinical IT to lively travel worlds

As a driving force within the market and as an information platform for senior executives from the international hotel industry, over the last 12 years the ITB Hospitality Day has firmly ...

Montalcino, Italy, makes for happy grapes and good wine tourism

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

The ecologically desirable location of Montalcino, Italy, is awash in water and surrounded by the Ombrone, Asso, Arbia and Orcia Rivers.

Lufthansa once again starts training pilots for corporate group airlines

The Lufthansa Group has once again started training pilots for the airlines that are part of the corporate group, now offering a high-quality training program under the brand name European Flight ...

Winter is coming to Brussels

From February to April, six large-scale events will be spotlighting Pop Culture in Brussels. The opportunity for the "geek" public to find their entertainment in 2.0 culture.

Louvre terror attack folded, attacker shot by soldiers

A man wielding a machete and shouting "Allahu akhbar" has been shot after attacking a soldier outside the Louvre in Paris, police say.

London chain hotels' profits decline

Hotels in London recorded a 2.6% decline in profit per room in 2016, which was in spite of a 0.5% increase in RevPAR, according to the latest data from HotStats.

Heathrow urges UK Government to build public confidence on air quality

In a letter to the Department for Transport after the publication of the draft National Policy Statement yesterday, Heathrow re-iterated its calls on the Government to ensure independent ...

Lufthansa A350-900 - Worldwide debut for innovative lighting technology 24 lighting scenarios to fit with day and night-time biorhythms

Lufthansa will be the first airline worldwide to use a range of different settings for the on-board lighting of the A350-900 which are designed to fit with the day and night-time biorhythms of ...

Corinthia Hotel London’s neuroscientist: Setting ourselves up for sustainable behavior

Perhaps the best example of neuroplasticity is the change in the brains of London cab drivers who undertake “the Knowledge”.

Lufthansa: More comfort on board Airbus A350-900

The new A350-900 was presented to the public today in Munich with a spectacular light show and an official unveiling ceremony in the Lufthansa Technik Hangar.

74 percent of MPs backing Heathrow's third runway in the latest poll

National support for Heathrow is growing as Government delivers first milestone to launch public consultation for expansion.

Searcys at Vintners’ Hall welcomes London’s Destination Management Companies

Searcys at Vintners’ Hall, in conjunction with London & Partners, welcomed more than 30 Destination Management Companies (DMC’s) to an event this week to showcase the grandeur, services ...

Airberlin airgusto restaurant service now available on long-haul from Dusseldorf, New York and Abu Dhabi

airberlin is extending its globally unique airgusto restaurant service.

Heathrow: Government outlines policy framework for third runway

Heathrow’s expansion program has passed its first delivery milestone and is advancing on schedule as the Government published its draft National Policy Statement on a third runway at the UK’s ...

FRAPORT : Green islands create feel-good ambiance Green and greener: Frankfurt Airport

Passengers at Frankfurt Airport (FRA) can now find hanging gardens and other green oases in the departure lounges and waiting areas of both terminals.

London Heathrow Airport: Government Policy framework for third runway

Heathrow expansion on-track for delivery as Government publishes draft National Policy Statement

Government begins 16-week public consultation ahead of a vote in Parliament this coming ...

UK - one step closer to Brexit

British lawmakers have approved a legislation that puts the country one step ahead on the path towards a formal divorce from the European Union.

US travel ban condemned by Vatican and EU

The European Union and the Vatican have voiced their disagreement with a controversial travel ban recently issued by US President Donald Trump against seven Muslim-majority countries.

Eastern Europe tourism to boom in 2017

2017 is forecasted to be the 'Year of Eastern Europe', with the region gaining popularity largely due to the shift in tourism away from other destinations that have been affected by acts of ...

Germania flies to Rovaniemi, Finland from Berlin-Schönefeld

The Berlin airline Germania is adding northerly Rovaniemi, Finland to its routes from Berlin-Schönefeld. The destination will be offered twice a week, on Wednesdays and Sundays.

New Chief Executive Officer takes control of airberlin group

On his first day in office, Thomas Winkelmann (57) today assumes the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and therefore full responsibility for all activities of the airberlin group.

Sicily makes it into ten Best Wine Destinations of 2017

The ultimate cure for the winter blues is planning a vacation and for those interested in wine destination travel, the options are endless.

visit.brussels appoints partners as destination Ambassadors

At an exclusive gala dinner, visit.brussels presented 37 Ambassador awards to the partners who, over the past three years, have contributed exponentially to propagating and supporting Brussels as ...

LLC “VODOHOD” – the company ordering construction of a new cruise ship

On the 29th of December 2016 in Moscow the shipping company “Vodohod” (which is a part of UCL Holding) and “United Shipbuilding Corporation” signed a contract for building a four deck ...

Investment plans into Europe over the next three years are strong

Despite current geopolitical and financial market volatility, investment plans into Europe over the next three years are strong, with 56% of global investors planning to grow their presence in ...

Airberlin welcomes decision by Federal Cartel Authority

A wet-lease agreement planned by airberlin and the Lufthansa Group was approved unconditionally today by the German Federal Cartel Authority.

UNWTO welcomes 5-day visa-free policy by Belarus

UNWTO has expressed its full support to the decision of the Government of Belarus to launch the 5-day visa-free policy that will be applicable to travelers from 80 countries.

Journey of a lifetime with VisitRussia.travel

VisitRussia.travel knows a lot about Russia and company team members have traveled to every part of this huge country, spending time exploring the backstreets, investigating the best guides, and ...

Dozens of Turkish NATO officers seek asylum in Germany

Some 40 Turkish military service personnel, mostly high-ranking ones, who were stationed at the facilities of NATO in Germany have applied for asylum in the European country, German media ...

Utrecht, Netherlands: Where is Seychelles in the world of tourism?

The Seychelles Tourism Board participated in the Vakantiebeurs fair that took place in Utrecht, Netherlands from the 10th – 15th January 2017.

Brussels Comic Strip Festival will host Les Prix Atomium de la Bande Dessinée for the very first time

At its eighth edition, from 1 to 3 September, the Comic Strip Festival will host Les Prix Atomium de la Bande Dessinée for the very first time. The prizes will be the most generous in Europe. ...

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