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Three million Italians ready to resell their Christmas gifts

While Italians have spent over €3 billion on Christmas gifts this year, many are willing to sell what they got from Santa and buy what they really need, says eBay research.

Security tight in European capitals for New Year's Eve

Government authorities in major European capitals have stepped up security over the fears of terror attacks ahead of New Year celebration, erecting concrete blockades in city centers and boosting ...

Spanish Prime Minister rules out any referendum on secession of Catalonia from Spain

"It is not possible to hold a referendum that will do away with national sovereignty and the equality of Spaniards," said Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy at a year-end press conference in ...

Lufthansa welcomes its fifth A320neo

Yesterday evening, on 29 December, Lufthansa took delivery of anotherA320neo from Airbus. This means that, five aircraft of this model have been delivered to Lufthansa this year, as planned.

Dream destinations for under 16 year olds include Australia, Hawaii, Mount Everest and Thailand

Heathrow, the UK’s only hub airport, has revealed that today’s kids are a generation of tiny travellers, visiting more countries, clocking up more air miles and having more overseas ...

Russia rules out possibility of explosion on board the ill-fated plane

Russian officials have ruled out the possibility of an explosion on board a military plane which recently crashed into the sea.

European businesses see Brexit as a threat to European business community

The UK's vote to leave the EU poses a threat to the European business community, according to new research conducted for RSM by the European Business Awards.

Denmark says goodbye to bank check

The country that uses online payments for even the smallest transactions, Denmark, has officially scrapped the old-fashioned check, calling it outdated, reports thelocal.dk.

Leipzig art highlights 2017

The cultural city of Leipzig, Germany, will get off to a spectacular start in 2017 with some outstanding exhibitions.

Russian investigators: Tu-154 jet crashed after wing flaps failed

Russian investigators say that a fault with the wing flaps of the military plane that recently went down over the Black Sea was the reason it crashed and killed all of its 92 passengers.

Report: UK to go from fifth place to eighth in global economic ranking

Britain’s exit from the European Union will send the country from fifth place to eighth in the global economic ranking in the next 15 years, a new economic analysis has found.

Most expensive English New Year's Eve destinations named

Liverpool is the most expensive destination in England for New Year's this year, according to latest survey.

Poland to host UNWTO event on ethics and tourism

Coinciding with the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development to be celebrated throughout 2017, the third International Congress on Ethics and Tourism will be held in Poland, on ...

3000 people evacuated from Moscow train stations after bomb threat

Police in the Russian capital of Moscow are evacuating people at three railway stations over an anonymous bomb threat, local media say.

Passing of George Michael: Statement from Sony Music Entertainment

Sony Music Entertainment issued a statement in regards to the passing of Music legend George Michael. He died this morning in London in the age of 53

Counter-terrorist 'ring of steel' may seal off key routes in central London

Amid the terrorist threat hanging over the world, British counter-terrorism specialists have come up with the idea of sealing off key routes in central London to protect the city's future ...

Aer Lingus releases short film capturing three very special journeys home for Christmas

Aer Lingus, Ireland's only 4 Star airline, which has been flying Irish people home since 1936.

Happy Brussels pass - celebrate the start of 2017 at the party in good humor!

Brussel’s nightlife is shaped in the city’s image : lively, convivial, and eclectic.

Afriqiyah Airways hijacking over, passengers released

All passengers and crew have been released from the Afriqiyah Airways Airbus A320 in Malta, after hijackers from the pro-Gaddafi group Al Fatah Al Gadida surrendered and exited the Libyan plane. ...

MSC Cruises: “Meraviglia-Plus” ships delivery due in 2019 and 2020

STX France and MSC Cruises today announced the coming into force of the final contract for two “Meraviglia-Plus” mega cruise ships.

Lufthansa A350-900 training flights in Germany

It is a unique event for aircraft fans: From the 22nd to the 31st of December, 2016 the A350-900 will be at various German airports.

Airport Parking and Hotels releases guide to checking-in at London airports

Following the opening of easyJet’s new self-service bag drop area at Gatwick Airport’s North Terminal earlier this year, the check-in queuing time will now be reduced to less than five ...

Cunard reveals its new brand film

Luxury British cruise line, Cunard, has today revealed its new brand film to support its 2017 booking campaign - Everything you wanted, nothing you expected.

Wilken Bormann to be next CEO Lufthansa Hub Munich

In the first quarter of 2017, Wilken Bormann will take over as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Lufthansa Hub Munich.

Lufthansa: World's most modern long-haul fleet for Munich

It is one of the most important events for the year for the Lufthansa Group: The first Lufthansa A350-900 landed at its home airport of Munich airport today.

A holiday world where both parents and children can pursue their interests

Every year it is back: the family holiday. In order for parents to create an unforgettable experience, the wishes of children have first priority. But what about the adults then?

BRUSSELS WISH intended for touching people in their humanity at this time of year

What if this year we shared something that is important, simple, and direct, yet that touches us all and starts a dialogue, something that provides us a moment of happiness we can give away and ...

El Al declares Emergency over Canada

EL Al flight LY 30 flying from Toronto to Tel Aviv seems to be turning around after the Boeing 767-3Q8 (ER) left Toronto.

Bmi regional and Discover the World team up

European airline bmi regional has partnered with Discover the World to provide sales coverage in thirty six key source markets across the Discover the World network.

Christmas bears arrive at Heathrow Airport

Following the hugely successful Christmas film which celebrates the gift of coming home, Doris and Edward Bair arrived at Heathrow today to be greeted by their family, during the airport’s ...

Ljubljana: I’m not lasting, but therefore less annoying

The City of Ljubljana has launched a campaign against plastic bags with the slogan "I’m not lasting, but therefore less annoying.

The International Coalition of Tourism Partners stands with Berlin

Yesterday we were all Jordanians, today we’re all Berliners." These are the words of the chairman of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) on the horrific terror attack of the ...

IMEX Frankfurt: Speak now or forever hold your peace

The renowned education program at the show is part of the IMEX Group’s commitment to advancing industry standards, supporting meetings and events professionals and showcasing important, emerging ...

First Russias airports receives the “Welcome Chinese” Certification

Pulkovo Airport has received a Welcome Chinese Certification of the Chinese Academy of Tourism, testifying to the high quality of services provided by the airport to tourists from China. St.

Deadly terror attack on Berlin Tourism

It's a tourism magnet and a must-visit place in Berlin.

Filling the meetings industry vacuum

Berlin Speespeicher, located near the East Side Gallery inside a historical protected building directly facing River Spree, has been established as the number one event location in the German ...

Heathrow's expansion emerges as a bright spot for Parliament

The expansion of Heathrow has emerged as a bright spot for Parliament – with 74% of MPs now saying they back a third runway at Britain’s hub airport, a record level for the project.

Cornwall Airport optimizes transatlantic connections

Cornwall Airport Newquay has announced Aer Lingus Regional will operate a new flying schedule for S17, allowing for improved connections to the Irish flag carrier’s second daily wave of ...

Russian envoy to Turkey wounded in Ankara attack

The Russian envoy to Turkey was wounded after a gunman stormed into a building where the official was attending a Russian photo exhibition, the Russian Foreign Ministry confirmed.

Brussels celebrates jazz in 2017

In 2015, several key players of Brussels’ cultural scene set up a jazz platform in order to shine the spotlight on jazz in the capital.

Airberlin names new Chief Executive Officer

airberlin has announced today that Thomas Winkelmann (57) will become the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of airberlin group.

13 dead after bus hit by explosion in Turkey

A bus carrying off-duty soldiers has been hit by an explosion outside a university in the Turkish city of Kayseri, leaving 13 people dead and 55 wounded.

Bulgaria: Getting ready for prime time

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

If you are not quite ready to visit a destination that does not have a Marriott, the country and its culture can be discovered through its wines.

UK's shopping behavior investigated

New research from Pass My Parcel reveals the lengths we go to, to look our very best.

Choice Hotels expands in Greece

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Heike Birlenbach named new Senior Vice President Sales Lufthansa Hub Airlines

The Lufthansa Group has appointed Heike Birlenbach (50) as the new Senior Vice President Sales Lufthansa Hub Airlines and Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) Hub Frankfurt.

Cologne Bonn Airport further expands its long-haul network

Cologne Bonn Airport has further expanded its low-cost long-haul network with the departure of Eurowings’ inaugural flight to Havana yesterday.

Heathrow forecasting up to 132,000 tons of cargo this December

With shoppers rushing to get their last minute presents ahead of this weekend’s international postage deadline, Heathrow is forecasting up to 132,000 tons of cargo will go through the airport ...

Ascott acquires prime property in Dublin, Ireland

The Ascott Limited (Ascott), has expanded its global footprint to Ireland, one of the fastest growing economies in Europe.

Corinthia Hotel London offering a lavish New Year experience

The historic low for British currency against the US Dollar will make January sales a lavish experience for visitors from the US.

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