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Inaugural Martinhal Family Hotels luxury event set for March

Paul started the Ella`s Kitchen business from scratch, and today, it is a global business turning over more than £ 100 million.

Hong Kong Fall/Winter Fashion Week ends

The 48th edition of Hong Kong Fashion Week for Fall/Winter ended today at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Search continues for 30 people trapped in avalanche-hit Hotel Rigopiano

A huge avalanche has engulfed a luxury mountain hotel in central Italy after a series of strong earthquakes rocked the area, burying up to 30 people under tonnes of snow and debris, officials ...

Fraport is in top 100 most sustainable companies

Fraport AG, the owner and operator of Frankfurt Airport (FRA), has been recognized as one of the world’s 100 most sustainable companies.

W Hotels Worldwide announces W Budapest

W Hotels Worldwide, now part of Marriott International, Inc., today announced an agreement with QPR Properties Kft, part of Constellation Hotels Holding Ltd., to debut the iconic W Hotels brand in ...

Milan Bergamo Airport: Another year of robust growth

Milan Bergamo Airport witnessed another year of robust growth throughout 2016, welcoming close to one million more passengers than the year before.

Eastern Airways expands Rodez services

Eastern Airways is developing its route network in France by introducing new services in 2017 from Rodez to Italy’s fashion capital, the south coast of England/London and east-central ...

Frankfurt Airport welcomes new VIP lounge

Relaxation and total privacy in one of various luxury suites with marble bathrooms, a drink at a well-stocked bar, a cigar in a smoking lounge, or an invigorating game of table soccer before ...

The Gambia Tourism: Visitors better get out of now

The West African nation of The Gambia tried hard for years to become an attractive travel and tourism destination.

Aloft Dublin City will amp up Dublin's hotel scene

Marriott International, Inc., today announced plans to launch its ever-popular Aloft Hotels brand in Ireland through a franchise agreement with Blackpitts Hospitality Limited.

Corinthia Hotel St. Petersburg kicking off FIFA football tourney

Taking place in Sochi, Kazan, Moscow and St. Petersburg, the Confederations Cup is the prelude to the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

RIU to open its first urban hotel in Spain

RIU Hotels & Resorts has signed a strategic partnership with the Baraka business group to take part in the ownership and renovation of the emblematic Edificio España on Madrid's Plaza de ...

European Chain Hotels Market Review released

The 5.9% drop in profit in the Rooms department at Amsterdam hotels this month was due to a 2.8% decline in Rooms Revenue, as well as rising costs, according to the latest data from HotStats.

The Meetings Show offers buyers a chance to expand industry knowledge and contacts

Applications for The Meetings Show hosted buyer program are now open. The show will take place from 13-15 June at Olympia London and is now in its fifth edition.

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 ...

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