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Travel and tourism: Fighting against terror, driving peace

Travel and tourism: Fighting against terror, driving peace

WTTC

While travel and tourism has often been recognized for its ability to drive peace, security, and understanding, to date, there has been little empirical evidence to support this link.

Guangdong and Seychelles officials meet to discuss tourism

Guangdong and Seychelles officials meet to discuss tourism

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

An official delegation from Guangdong, China, and the World Bank met with the Honorable Alain St.Ange, Minister of Tourism and Culture, recently at the ESPACE Building in Victoria, Seychelles.

IATA: Moderating demand growth in March

IATA: Moderating demand growth in March

GENEVA, Switzerland - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for March showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or ...

Etihad Airways issues statement on flight EY474

Etihad Airways issues statement on flight EY474

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - A specialist team from Etihad Airways has today visited the nine passengers, hospitalized after Etihad Airways flight EY474 encountered severe and unexpected ...

Turkish Airlines adds two more countries to its global reach

Turkish Airlines adds two more countries to its global reach

ISTANBUL, Turkey - Turkish Airlines has added two more nations to its global reach by beginning service to Bogota, Columbia’s capital, and Panama City, capital of Panama.

Travel law: Lyft driver class action settlement rejected by court

Travel law: Lyft driver class action settlement rejected by court

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson

In this week’s article we examine the decision of U.S. District Court Judge Vince Chhabria in Cotter v. Lyft, Inc., Case No. 13-CV-04065-VC (N.D. Cal.

Avolon delivers its first Airbus A320neo aircraft

Avolon delivers its first Airbus A320neo aircraft

DUBLIN, Ireland - Avolon, the international aircraft leasing company, announces the delivery of its first Airbus A320neo aircraft.

Etihad Airways: A380 service to Mumbai a sign of India's importance to growth strategy

Etihad Airways: A380 service to Mumbai a sign of India's importance to growth strategy

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - India continues to be a crucial part of Etihad Airways’ growth strategy contributing significantly to the airline’s global operations, to job creation and to ...

IATA: Another difficult year for air freight

IATA: Another difficult year for air freight

GENEVA, Switzerland - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released demand growth data for global air freight markets for March 2016 showing a 2.0% drop in volumes measured in ...

Saudi Foreign Minister: We don't use economic policy for political purposes

Saudi Foreign Minister: We don't use economic policy for political purposes

WASHINGTON, DC - Saudi Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir rejected the charge that Saudi Arabia had "threatened" to withdraw investments from the US if Congress passed the Justice Against ...

Why Seychelles are the most beautiful islands on Earth

Why Seychelles are the most beautiful islands on Earth

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

There aren’t many places on Earth where hawksbill turtles feel so unthreatened that they come ashore in broad daylight to lay their eggs. The Seychelles is one place where they do.

Safety standards in aviation and civilian drones: Where are the human factors?

Safety standards in aviation and civilian drones: Where are the human factors?

Sebina Muwanga, special to eTN

Human factors knowledge is about the relationship and interaction between humans, machines, procedures, and the environment.

What is trending with consumers for ocean and river cruises?

What is trending with consumers for ocean and river cruises?

DETROIT, MI – CruiseCompete has released its CruiseTrends report for the month of May 2016.

Aeromexico-Delta Air Lines alliance approved by Mexico's competition commission

Aeromexico-Delta Air Lines alliance approved by Mexico's competition commission

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Mexico's federal competition commission approved Aeromexico's $1.5 billion joint venture with Delta Air Lines with certain conditions, Aeromexico said in a filing.

Australia welcomes Qatar Airways' first touchdown in Adelaide

First Airbus A350-900 to land in Australia Australia welcomes Qatar Airways' first touchdown in Adelaide

Qatar Airways’ inaugural flight to South Australia is scheduled to land at Adelaide Airport this afternoon. This will also be the first time an Airbus A350-900 has ever landed in Australia.

Etihad Airways launches first Airbus A380 service to India with Mumbai flights

Etihad Airways launches first Airbus A380 service to India with Mumbai flights

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has introduced Mumbai to its Airbus A380 network with the launch of daily scheduled flights ...

Tourism, immigration and refugees

Tourism, immigration and refugees

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow, Tourism Tidbits

Around the world, immigration and refugees are a hot topic. Europe is locked in a debate as to how to handle the millions of people who seek to migrate there.

Philippine Airlines finalizes order for six Airbus A350 XWBs

Philippine Airlines finalizes order for six Airbus A350 XWBs

MANILA, Philippines - Philippine Airlines (PAL) has finalized a purchase agreement with Airbus covering the firm order of six A350-900s, plus six options.

Carlson Hotels sold to China's HNA Tourism Group

Carlson Hotels sold to China's HNA Tourism Group

BEIJING, China - HNA Tourism Group Co, Ltd, a division of HNA Group Co, Ltd, a Fortune Global 500 company with operations across aviation, tourism, hospitality, finance, and online services among ...

UNWTO Silk Road Task Force commits to work on joint marketing, development and visa facilitation

UNWTO Silk Road Task Force commits to work on joint marketing, development and visa facilitation

URMIA, Iran - The 6th UNWTO Silk Road Task Force Meeting held in Urmia, Islamic Republic of Iran on 22-25 April 2016, agreed to advance joint marketing, training, infrastructure development and ...

Boeing delivers record number of planes to Turkish Airlines

Boeing delivers record number of planes to Turkish Airlines

ISTANBUL, Turkey - Boeing is set to deliver a record number of airplanes this year to Turkey’s flag-carrier, Turkish Airlines.

Chinese airline orders 20 Airbus A350 XWB aircraft

Chinese airline orders 20 Airbus A350 XWB aircraft

TOULOUSE, France - China Eastern Airlines has signed a purchase agreement with Airbus for 20 A350-900 aircraft, making the airline the latest customer for the aircraft.

Etihad Airways' holiday division partners with AccorHotels

Etihad Airways' holiday division partners with AccorHotels

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Etihad Holidays, the leisure holiday division of Etihad Airways, has announced a new partnership with world leading hotel operator, AccorHotels, to provide an ...

Etihad Airways unveils Global Fashion Week sponsorship

Etihad Airways unveils Global Fashion Week sponsorship

NEW YORK, NY and ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, today announced a comprehensive new global agreement with WME | IMG to become a major long-term ...

India tourists: 30-day single-entry visa to Dubai at special rate

India tourists: 30-day single-entry visa to Dubai at special rate

The Dubai Visa Processing Centre (DVPC) has launched a new offer this summer for a 30-day single-entry visa to Dubai.

Carnival Cruise Line takes delivery of new Carnival Vista

Carnival Cruise Line takes delivery of new Carnival Vista

MIAMI, FL - At a traditional maritime handover ceremony held earlier today at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy, Carnival Cruise Line took delivery of its newest, largest and most innovative ship, ...

Travel Law: Uber price fixing class action

Travel Law: Uber price fixing class action

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson

In this week’s article we examine the decision of US District Court Judge Jed Rakoff in Meyer v. Kalanick, 15 Civ.

French travel agencies pledge to market destination Zambia in France

French travel agencies pledge to market destination Zambia in France

Zambia Tourism Board

PARIS, France - French travel agencies have pledged their support in marketing Zambia as a prime tourist destination to the market in France.

Emirates Chairman and Chief Executive discusses cooperation with Seychelles Tourism Minister

Emirates Chairman and Chief Executive discusses cooperation with Seychelles Tourism Minister

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

HH Sheik Ahmed bin Saeed Almakhtoum of Emirates welcomed Seychelles Tourism Minister St.Ange and his delegation to the Emirates Stand at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2016.

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