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Boeing delivers Okay Airways' first Next-Generation 737-900ER

Boeing delivers Okay Airways' first Next-Generation 737-900ER

SEATTLE, WA - Boeing and Okay Airways today celebrated the delivery of the carrier's first Next-Generation 737-900ER (Extended Range).

Reunion Island Tourism Ambassadors on the second step of the podium in Brazil

Sports Tourism Reunion Island Tourism Ambassadors on the second step of the podium in Brazil

There were parties in Santos, Brazil, for the first beach tennis tournament of the year, where beach tennis champions, Marie-Eve and Mathilde Hoarau, were offered second place in the ...

German airline ranks in top 10 for on-time flights

German airline ranks in top 10 for on-time flights

In 2014, Germany's second largest airline achieved a new punctuality record, with 85.7 percent.

Seychelles Tourism Board at New York Times Travel Show in New York USA

Seychelles Tourism Board at New York Times Travel Show in New York USA

Seychelles Tourism exhibited at the New York Times Travel Show in the United States of America for the first time last weekend, as the exotic island destination look towards the US for increased ...

Qatar Airways acquires 9.99 percent stake in IAG

Qatar Airways acquires 9.99 percent stake in IAG

DOHA, Qatar – As part of efforts to enhance operations and strengthen existing commercial ties initiated through codeshare agreements with IAG as well as its membership of the oneworld alliance, ...

Abu Dhabi wants more Indian tourists

Abu Dhabi wants more Indian tourists

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Abu Dhabi’s tourism sector is heading to India’s most prominent B2B travel industry expo this week as it looks to leverage growing outbound traffic to Abu ...

Tourism in 2015: 1 traveler x 1.1 billion travel dreams

Insights into Tourism Branding Tourism in 2015: 1 traveler x 1.1 billion travel dreams

By Anita Mendiratta, CNN Task Group

A new year is upon us! Across the globe, millions of people are busy putting pen to paper (or clicks to keys), composing their new year’s resolutions, thinking through their bucket lists.

Tourism Secretary of State of Spain and Seychelles Tourism Minister meet at FITUR

Tourism Secretary of State of Spain and Seychelles Tourism Minister meet at FITUR

Isabel Maria Borrego Cortes, the Secretary of State for Tourism in Spain, met with Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, on the sidelines of FITUR, the ...

11th UNWTO Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism announced

11th UNWTO Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism announced

A project promoting domestic tourism in Peru, an initiative for travelers to immerse in the Maasai community in Tanzania, an innovative marketing project from Amsterdam and an application ...

Study: 70% of retail and restaurant customers never make a return visit

Study: 70% of retail and restaurant customers never make a return visit

Thanx, which helps merchants effortlessly identify, engage, and retain their best customers, today published "6 Critical Stats for Customer Loyalty," a 2014 retail and restaurant study ...

Tour guides: Liability and Licensing

Travel Law Tour guides: Liability and Licensing

By Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson

In this article we will take a look at tour guides. This week we will examine the liability of tour guides for the accidents and injuries sustained by tour participants.

New flights from Nairobi to Hanoi

New flights from Nairobi to Hanoi

By Prof. Wolfgang H. Thome, Ph.D., eTN Africa Correspondent

In a first for Africa, direct flights from Nairobi to Hanoi, Vietnam, will commence on March 30. Passengers from across Africa will be able to reach Vietnam via Nairobi with convenient ...

Reunion Island charms honeymooners

Lausanne Wedding Fair Reunion Island charms honeymooners

Reunion Island Tourism (IRT) joined hands this week with Swiss specialized tour operator, Depart Voyages, to offer honeymoon packages from Switzerland to Reunion Island, a French Indian Ocean ...

Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company tops AAA list of five and four diamond properties

Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company tops AAA list of five and four diamond properties

CHEVY CHASE, MD - The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC, led the 2015 American Automobile Association (AAA) Five and Four Diamond awards with 24 hotels earning the Five Diamond rating and 20 hotels ...

Vietnam Airlines GM comments on flight safety

Vietnam Airlines GM comments on flight safety

By Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar (eTN) – The general manager of Vietnam Airlines in Myanmar, Nguyen Minh Tam, addressed the media today in the capital city of Myanmar as part of the press conference by ...

On child sex tourism, Philippines is on it

On child sex tourism, Philippines is on it

By Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar (eTN) – Glyzelle Palomar, a 12-year-old girl from Manila, caught the attention of the world last week during Pope Francis’ visit to the Philippine capital when she wept ...

2015 critical year for sustainable tourism

New GreenGrowth2050 Standard Gets GSTC Recognition 2015 critical year for sustainable tourism

By Professor Geoffrey Lipman, president, ICTP

2015 will be a year when global attention on green growth will intensify under the pressure of 3 Heads of State Summits to establish Sustainable Development Goals, Resilience Financing, and ...

Cleanplant helps hotels and resorts achieve sustainability

Green Globe member offer Cleanplant helps hotels and resorts achieve sustainability

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe helps its members to become economically and ecologically sustainable, and its solution partner for clean energy, Cleanplant, exclusively provides members a ...

EU delegation issues statement in agreement with the EU heads of mission in Tanzania

EU delegation issues statement in agreement with the EU heads of mission in Tanzania

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The government decision of January 23rd to suspend the circulation of "The East African", a longestablished regional newspaper, gives rise to concerns about freedom of press in ...

WHO Executive Board appoints Dr Matshidiso Moeti as new Regional Director for Africa

WHO Executive Board appoints Dr Matshidiso Moeti as new Regional Director for Africa

GENEVA, Switzerland - The WHO Executive Board, currently holding its 136th session, has appointed Dr Matshidiso Rebecca Moeti as the new Regional Director for WHO's Africa Region.

It’s all about food as Reunion Island Tourism heads to Paris

Inaugural Overseas Gastronomy Exhibition It’s all about food as Reunion Island Tourism heads to Paris

Reunion Island Tourism (IRT) is heading to Paris, France, for the inaugural food show which will allow the island, a French region in the deep of the Indian Ocean, to present mainland France with ...

Russia and Iran mulling visa-free travel for businessmen, tourists

Russia and Iran mulling visa-free travel for businessmen, tourists

MOSCOW, Russia - Moscow and Tehran are considering creating a visa-free regime between the two countries for businessmen and tourists by signing a memorandum of understanding in 2015, Iranian ...

New daily flights between Monterrey and Miami

Travel between Mexico and Florida New daily flights between Monterrey and Miami

MONTERREY, Mexico – Monterrey, Mexico, now serves 25 domestic and international destinations, including new routes to Torreon in Mexico, Tokyo in Asia, and Houston and New York City in the ...

eTN to support IIPT as media partner

International Institute for Peace Through Tourism eTN to support IIPT as media partner

ETurboNews (eTN) has long been a supporter of the International Institute for Peace Through Tourism (IIPT), and we are pleased to be a media partner for its upcoming IIPT World Symposium event ...

India awards three Seychellois businessmen

India awards three Seychellois businessmen

K K Patel, the Chairman of Allied Builders Group of Companies; Narasimhan Ramani, the Chartered Accountant of Seychelles; and Pravin Darad, the MD of Allied Builders Seychelles, were awarded ...

Alaska Airlines names new VP of Marketing

Alaska Airlines names new VP of Marketing

SEATTLE, Washington - Sangita Woerner has joined Alaska Airlines as vice president of marketing, overseeing the company's strategic marketing, advertising and branding programs.

New city destination ranking released

New city destination ranking released

CHICAGO, IL - Market Research Company Euromonitor International released today a new ranking of the top 100 city destinations in terms of international tourist arrivals for 2013.

Hyatt introduces new, full service lifestyle brand

Hyatt introduces new, full service lifestyle brand

CHICAGO, IL - Hyatt Hotels Corporation today introduced Hyatt Centric, a new, full service lifestyle brand designed for business and leisure travelers.

FoodTrekking “Monitor” – a tourism industry first

FoodTrekking “Monitor” – a tourism industry first

PORTLAND, Oregon, USA – The World Food Travel Association (WFTA), the world’s leading authority on food and drink tourism, announces its new 2015 FoodTrekking Monitor.

Over 1.1 billion tourists traveled abroad in 2014

Over 1.1 billion tourists traveled abroad in 2014

International tourist arrivals reached 1,138 million in 2014, a 4.7% increase over the previous year, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.

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