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Gerard Bertrand Wine Jazz Festival: Destination France

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

I was recently introduced to Southern France through an invitation to cover the Gerard Bertrand Wine Jazz Festival located 10 minutes from the Center of Narbonne in the Languedoc-Roussillon region ...

New Caledonia Tourism launches new website: www.newcaledonia.travel

A new website for New Caledonia Tourism will deliver a transformed and appealing web experience for users. This new site clearly shows that travel is the name of the game with its .travel ...

Only President Trump can stop Norwegian Airlines and low Transatlantic Air Fares

Threatened by low airfares for consumers, the Southwest Airlines Pilots Association wants Donald Trump to stop Norwegian Airlines.

Knight of the National Order of Merit conferred by President of France

In the UK, VFS Global manages visa processing services for 22 diplomatic missions through 63 application centers in the country.

Europol: High probability of more terror attacks in Europe

In a report released on Friday, the European Union's law enforcement agency has outlined the high probability of more attacks by the Daesh terrorists in some European countries.

89th General Assembly of UIC, the worldwide association of railways, was held on 1 December in Saint Petersburg

The Executive Board and 89th General Assembly of the International Union of Railways (UIC) were held on 1 December in Saint Petersburg, at the invitation of JSC Russian Railways (RZD).

Bright Brussels Winter: Illuminated pathway encircles inner Brussels today

As soon as darkness falls today, 2 December, until 5 February 2017, Bright Brussels Winter will illuminate the environs of Brussels' small inner circle.

AerCap: First Boeing 787 Dreamliner for Air France delivered

Boeing and AerCap celebrated the delivery of the first 787 for Air France.

Staging Myanmar Tourism for big numbers

Home to some of the most remarkable sights and cultural experiences in Southeast Asia, Myanmar is steadily establishing itself as a popular destination that's safe and readily accessible any time ...

Most important B2B event for Germany luxury tourism

This exhibition has established itself over the past two years as the most important B2B event in the German luxury tourism market, with the goal to increase revenues targeted to both suppliers ...

Seven companies to design plans for Heathrow’s sustainable expansion

Seven companies have been contracted by Heathrow to design plans for the airport’s sustainable expansion. They will help deliver one of the most leading-edge airport operations in the world. ...

JacTravel names new Chief Technology Officer

JacTravel, the UK-based B2B travel wholesaler, has appointed Francesco de Marchis to its board of directors, as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) reporting to Terry Williamson, CEO.

Minister Gilad Erdan pays tribute to Israel's social and environmental innovations

Israel's Minister of Strategic Affairs & Public Diplomacy, Gilad Erdan paid tribute to Israel's world-renowned sustainable innovation at this week’s first-ever Israeli CSR Experience ...

UK tourism: Latest data shows outbound demand ahead of last year

Bookings for international departures from the UK over the next six months are ahead by 11.4 percent compared to last year, according to the latest data from ForwardKeys, the traveler intelligence ...

Andrews of Europe welcomed to St Andrews to celebrate St Andrew's Day

Scotland's got a thing about Andrews. Saint Andrew is, after all, the patron saint and Andy Murray, well, he's world number one now.

The Westin Hamburg opens

Westin Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International, Inc., today announced the official unveiling of The Westin Hamburg, marking the brand's debut in Hamburg.

A record-breaking 1,553,282 Britons visited Tenerife between January-September 2016

Visitor arrivals from the UK to Tenerife are set to exceed 2 million in 2016 for the very first time following a bumper year with unprecedented growth.

Special winter and pre-Christmas atmosphere at Germany’s largest aviation hub

Frankfurt Airport is popular with young and old as a destination for exciting outings. Now, during the Christmas season, the terminals are ablaze with thousands of lights.

UNESCO declares Valencia's Fallas Festival Intangible Cultural Heritage

The Fallas Festival in Valencia has been included in UNESCO’s Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, in recognition of the unique values of this centuries’ long ...

Joburg Tourism exhibits International Business and Tourism Meetings world convention in Spain

The Johannesburg Convention Bureau, which is part of Joburg Tourism, is one of the exhibitors on the SA Tourism Pavilion at the International Business and Tourism Meetings world convention in ...

Luxury watches: The trendy and the bizarre

For 2016, London’s own Brad Homes—a known contributor and moderator on Watchuseek—was tapped to gives us his take on what stood out at this year’s show.

Ibtm world names recipient of prestigious lifetime award

In 1991 the Vienna Convention Bureau became a separate department in the Vienna Tourist Board and Christian Mutschlechner became its Director, he started to re-engineer the Vienna Convention ...

All aboard the Adriatic Queen for a memorable journey to Croatia

An exclusive schedule of eight-day programs (K230 and K231) aboard the 30-bed five-star vessel M/S Adriatic Queen for 2017 provides 6 scheduled departures that will take place on September 9, 16, ...

Europe leads world in business talent

A major global study - the 3rd annual World Talent Report from IMD business school has identified crisis-riddled Europe as home to nine of the 10 economies best equipped to develop, attract and ...

Frankfurt Airport: Places to pray, worship and find refuge

People of diverse faiths hailing from dozens of countries land daily at Frankfurt Airport.

Lufthansa issues special schedules for Tuesday and Wednesday

With the Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) pilots’ union having resolved on Sunday evening to call for two further days of strike action this Tuesday and Wednesday (29 and 30 November), Lufthansa has ...

Iberia returns to Budapest Airport

Budapest Airport has announced further development in its continuous growth and progression with the welcome return of Iberia next summer, with an expanded flying program.

Saint Nicholas will make a special appearance at the Port of Brussels

A few days before making his way down chimneys to bring presents to all the children who have been good, Saint Nicholas will be making a special appearance at the Port of Brussels this Friday 2 ...

Strike, strike, strike- no end at Lufthansa and their pilots Lufthansa Strike: A Star Alliance nightmare is about to continue

The German national airline carrier Lufthansa is not doing well for associating "Made in Germany" as something positive these days.

Tenerife, soon a nonstop vacation paradise island from New York?

Juergen T. Steinmetz, eTN

Tenerife is a Spanish tourist island and part of the Canary Group, just a 4-hour flight from most European cities.

Get your motor running in Modena!

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

Modena is an ancient town that is known for its automotive industry and it includes factories for the manufacturing of famous Italian sports car makers Ferrari, De Tomaso, Lamborghini, Pagani and ...

MEPs call for penalties against wildlife trafficking

MEPs advocate a full and immediate EU-wide ban on ivory and rhinoceros horn trade, and call for common sanctions at EU level against wildlife trafficking, in a resolution voted on Thursday.

Lufthansa's pilot union says no again to latest pay offer

Lufthansa pilots' union says it rejects airline's latest pay offer. The good news is, the union has no plans now for further strikes beyond Saturday.

Green Globe applauds InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam’s 150th anniversary

InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam’s Green Team is responsible for the sustainable operations of the property and this year launched a new approach to engage each and every staff member.

Wizz Air reveals livery of its Budapest aircraft

Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, in partnership with Budapest Airport and the Budapest 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Bid, revealed the livery of its Budapest ...

Terrorists plot attacks in France

Authorities found jihadist propaganda, a submachine gun, an automatic pistol, and two handguns during their raids of a terrorist cell group planning attacks in France.

830 flights cancelled for Friday due to Lufthansa strike

Yesterday evening, the Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) pilots’ union announced another extension of the strike that has been ongoing since Wednesday.

Hamburg is China's gateway to Europe

President Fritz Horst Melsheimer emphasized Hamburg's importance as a part of the "new Silk Road" at the closing lunch of the China Summit for 400 guests in the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce.

Loop sets new standards in luxury travel market

Germany's only luxury travel trade show, loop, goes already to its 4th round from March 26-29, 2017.

BLCB to promote Belgian Limburg for the first time at IBTM World

New destination ready to promote itself at IBTM World in Barcelona.

German airline doubles Prague frequency

Starting end of March 2017, airberlin will offer four flights daily (28 per week) from Berlin-Tegel to Prague.

European Environment Agency: 500K premature deaths per year caused by air pollution

Air pollution still remains the single largest environmental health hazard in Europe, says the European Environment Agency.

Bulgaria welcomes International Congress on World Civilizations and Creative Tourism

The World Tourism Organization and the Ministry of Tourism of the Republic of Bulgaria will jointly host the International Congress on World Civilizations and Creative Tourism on 29 November - 1 ...

Lufthansa: Additional strikes announced

Lufthansa notes that, for incomprehensible reasons, the pilots’ union Vereinigung Cockpit has announced an additional strike for Thursday before Wednesday’s strike has even begun.

Qatari tourists' Bentley held up, robbed on a Paris motorway

French police said that two Qatari female tourists were robbed of valuables worth "at least €5 million" when their Bentley was held up on a Paris motorway.

GIRLS HEART BRUSSELS shines the spotlight on women

Brussels is the ideal tourist destination, also for LGBTQ people. Today Brussels is mostly known as a gay- friendly city.

Malta: A “Best of the World” must-see place for 2017

Visitors to Malta in 2017 will experience a special buzz in activities in Valletta, as the city gears up for its designation as 2018 European Capital of Culture.

World Golf Awards in Portugal: Rewarding tourism excellence

World Golf Awards™ celebrates and rewards excellence in golf tourism through its annual awards program. It is part of World Travel Awards™.

Dresden rebuilds: Neumarkt drawing young and young at heart

After reconstruction of the emblematic Frauenkirche Church, symbol of German Lutheran Protestantism in 2005, the surrounding former Baroque town center has been rebuilt.

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