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Guangzhou Port Group expands its office network with Guangzhou Port Europe B.V. in the Netherlands

After the succesful launch of the partnership with Guangzhou Port America LLC one year ago, Guangzhou Port Group is extending its network of offices into Europe with the partnership of Guangzhou ...

Desire launches second cruise itinerary from Barcelona to Rome

Original Group, the leading expert of adult hospitality, has just announced Desire's second itinerary aboard one of the top luxury cruise lines.

Projects selected in the scope of MIXITY Awards are announced

The MIXITY Awards are awarded to the best association, educative, event, cultural and sporting initiatives that contribute to the promotion of Brussels as a cosmopolitan and open region.

UK Chain Hotels Market Review – November 2016

Hotels in the UK North East recorded a 5.3% decline in profit per room this month, which was the eighth month of profit decline in the region in 2016, according to the latest data.

Visit Wales launches Year of Legends campaign

As traditional communities in Wales celebrate Hen Galan, or Welsh New Year today, Visit Wales launches its 2017 Year of Legends campaign.

Budapest Airport: Record-breaking year for Hungarian gateway

An outstanding 19.2% increase in passenger traffic in December alone saw Budapest Airport continue its record-breaking trend, with the Hungarian gateway welcoming 11.4 million passengers by the ...

FRAPORT traffic figures 2016 FRAPORT: 60 million passengers and counting in 2016

In 2016, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) served a total of 60,792,308 passengers, thus surpassing the 60 million passenger mark once again and remaining almost at the previous year's level (down 0.4 ...

Brussels Airlines to lease 3 Sukhoi SSJ100 Superjets

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome - eTN Africa

Dublin based CityJet will join bmi Regional and Flybe in April this year to provide three additional wet leased single aisle jets to Brussels Airlines.

New Public Relations Manager named at Corinthia Hotel London

“I greatly admire Corinthia Hotel London and have always hoped to be a part of the luxury hotel industry.

Erdogan: "Terrorists" using exchange rate "as a weapon"

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has labeled "terrorists" the elements behind the recent plunge in the value of Turkish currency.

Guterres: "No miracles" should be expected in Cyprus peace talks

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has hailed progress in the negotiations underway between rival leaders of Cyprus, but cautioned against any expectations of “miracles” coming ...

Two weeks of chocolate indulgence at 37 locations in Brussels

From February 1 to February 15 chocolate aficionados can once again indulge in Brussels. For the third time visit.brussels focuses on chocolate during the Chocolate weeks.

Church House Westminster has its eye on further growth in 2017

Church House Westminster is moving into 2017 with its eye on further growth following its success over the last 12 months.

Brussels Capital Region: Efforts rewarded - tourism on the rise again

The Brussels Authorities recently decided to commission Wunderman Bruxelles agency to organize a major international campaign to promote the Region.

Opening ceremonies for the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg

Today, a ceremony and the inaugural concert marked the official opening of the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg. The concert hall is the new musical heart of the northern German metropolis.

Genting Hong Kong celebrates keel laying for second new cruise ship

Executives from Genting Hong Kong and Meyer Werft shipyard celebrated the keel laying of World Dream, the second new ship for Asian luxury cruise line, Dream Cruises, during a special event held ...

Ryanair dethrones Lufthansa as Europe's largest airline

Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair has overtaken German powerhouse Lufthansa as Europe's biggest airline by passenger numbers after the German carrier on Tuesday reported a meager 1.8 percent rise in ...

Belarus introduces visa-free entry for visitors from 80 countries

President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko has signed a decree scrapping visa requirements for residents of 80 foreign countries for a period of no more than five days, the press service of the ...

Senior buyers meet exhibitors at ITB Speed Networking event

This year ITB Berlin is organizing two speed dating events on 9 March that will enable buyers as well as bloggers to establish valuable links with exhibitors from around the world in the shortest ...

Lufthansa: The worst call center in the world?

Lufthansa should be nominated for the worst call center experience award. In the United States calling Star Alliance Member Lufthansa German Airline reservation is just a phone call away.

Valencia 2017 - more accessible than ever

Valencia is one of the most vibrant short break destinations in Europe, and with new direct flights from the UK starting in 2017, it will also be more accessible.

Budapest Airport year-end cargo high

Budapest Airport closed an outstandingly successful year in cargo operations, exceeding 112,000 tons of cargo in 2016, representing an annual increase of almost 23%.

UK currency drops to lowest level since October amid Brexit fears

The UK’s currency has fallen to its lowest level since October amid fears that the country is heading for a full break from the European Union.

MV WERFTEN celebrates steel cutting ceremony for Crystal Debussy and Crystal Ravel

Today MV WERFTEN celebrated the cutting of the first piece of steel in Wismar, marking the ceremonial start of construction of Crystal River Cruises' two additional Rhine Class luxury river ...

Downing Street spokeswoman: May "ruled nothing out" before starting Brexit talks

British Prime Minister Theresa May has ruled nothing in or out before starting talks on her country’s formal exit from the European Union, according to her spokeswoman.

Cornwall Airport Newquay announces new connection to Cork

Cornwall Airport Newquay (CAN) has announced another development within its route network just one week into 2017, confirming that Aer Lingus Regional, operated by Stobart Air, will launch a new ...

When in Rome: Eat!

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

Ancient Roman cuisine was influenced by the Greeks and, as the empire expanded, the citizens of Rome were exposed to many new, provincial culinary food opportunities and cooking techniques.

UN advisor: Cyprus talks a "historic opportunity" to reunite divided island

Representatives from the two sections of Cyprus are set to meet in the coming days in what a senior United Nations official has described as a "historic opportunity" to reunite the divided ...

Year-long project of Ljubljana - European Green Capital 2016 successfully concluded

The event GREEN NIGHT.FOR YOU. featuring the Perpetuum Jazzile group concluded the year-long project of Ljubljana - European Green Capital 2016, on 2 January 2017.

Cornwall Airport Newquay announces Flybe’s frequency increase

Following its third consecutive year of outstanding double-digit passenger traffic growth, Cornwall Airport Newquay (CAN) has already confirmed further enhancements to its route network for 2017, ...

ITB Berlin Convention:4 days, 200 sessions, 400 speakers

At the ITB Berlin Convention, which takes place from 8 to 11 March 2017, one of the key up-to-the-minute topics will be ’Disruptive Travel: The End of the World as We Know It’.

Eurostar giving Pass holders new lower fares and easier booking options

Eurail is adding Eurostar, the high-speed passenger rail service linking the UK with mainland Europe, to its membership group from 2017 onwards.

Cologne Bonn Airport announces its first new airline partner of the year

On the back of a year which saw Cologne Bonn Airport record more than double the European average in passenger growth traffic, the German airport has kick-started 2017 with the announcement of its ...

Fico: EU threatened by "referendum adventures"

Prime Minister of Slovakia Robert Fico has called on other European Union leaders to stop holding referendums on domestic issues, adding that the votes are hazardous for the EU and the euro.

BA cabin crew to strike on January 10

Unite union, that represents British Airways cabin crew, announced a 48-hour walkout for later in January, in an ongoing pay dispute which saw the airline narrowly avert a Christmas Day ...

New relationship for Malta Tourism with exclusive luxury travel

Malta Tourism joins Virtuoso’s collection of the finest luxury hotels, resorts, cruise lines, airlines, tour operators and other suppliers worldwide.

Romantic Prague ready for the day of love

Where to spend Valentine's Day? Prague, of course! The city of a hundred spires is a wonderful backdrop for Corinthia Prague’s Valentine’s Day package.

Record growth at Cologne Bonn

Welcoming 1.6 million more passengers last year than in 2015, Cologne Bonn Airport experienced an exceptional 15% passenger traffic growth, resulting in a total of 11.9 million passengers ...

State of emergency extension approved by Turkish parliament

The Turkish parliament has approved the three-month extension of the country’s state of emergency, which was initially implemented after a failed July coup against President Recep Tayyip ...

Get away for Valentine's Day in Lisbon of course

An indulgent spa ritual for two in a private Spa Suite. A 50-minute relaxing aromatherapy, full-body massage, and spa treats of two fluted of champagne and strawberries dipped in chocolate.

Turkish currency sinks due to growing security concerns

The value of the troubled Turkish currency, lira, has crashed to a record low against the US dollar due to growing security concerns after the Istanbul terror attack as well as a ...

Budapest Airport welcomes Flybe’s three times weekly service to London

Following another record-breaking year for passenger traffic, Budapest Airport’s high expectations for further route development continues with the announcement of its first new airline partner ...

Lars Wagner now in charge of communication for Airport Berlin Brandenburg in Germany

As of 1st January 2017, Lars Wagner (42) became Head of Corporate Communication at Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH (FBB). He took on the position provisionally in May of the previous year.

How the Build-a-Church Fundairing Program by Inspired Voyager can help your Church? Tourism Fundraising Program generates up to $ 100,000 to build churches

Athens: Inspired Voyager is proud to announce and offer their unique Build-a-Church program with dual benefits.

Travel and Tourism under deadly attack in Istanbul in the new year

This was the first deadly attack on our global travel and tourism industry.

35 dead, 50 injured, and this is only the official number released by the Governor in Istanbul.

Terror attack at Reina nightclub in Istanbul

According to reports received so far and tweets on Twitter, many have been injured, and it is believed that at least 2 have died in what is believed to be a terror attack at the Reina nightclub in ...

Fog, strike - New Year travel chaos in UK

New Year travelers in Britain are facing major disruptions as rail services in southern England were hit by a fresh strike and dozens of flights at London airports were cancelled due to thick ...

Italian flag carrier announces European service adjustments

Italian flag carrier Alitalia announced that it will adjust a number of European operations effective February 1, 2017.

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