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Travelport Acquires Mobile Travel Technologies Ltd (MTT)

Travelport Acquires Mobile Travel Technologies Ltd (MTT)

Travelport Worldwide Limited (NYSE: TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform providing distribution, technology, payment and other solutions for the global travel and tourism industry, has ...

Golden Mustache: The hilarious interview!

Reunion Island Tourism roars with laughter Golden Mustache: The hilarious interview!

After shooting their latest short film on Reunion Island, the Golden Moustache team is now perched at the edge of a swimming pool, enjoying a well-deserved rest under the sun of the southern ...

Priceline Group and Hotel Urbano announce strategic partnership

Priceline Group and Hotel Urbano announce strategic partnership

NORWALK, CT - Today The Priceline Group and Hotel Urbano, one of Brazil's largest and fastest growing online travel companies, announced that the two companies have entered into a strategic ...

Cruise line, photographer partner to photograph UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Cruise line, photographer partner to photograph UNESCO World Heritage Sites

BONN, Germany - Seabourn, the ultra-luxury small ship cruise line, is partnering with Geoff Steven, director of the Our Place World Heritage Collection, an official partner of the UNESCO World ...

Etihad Airways becomes main partner of Zurich Film Festival

Etihad Airways becomes main partner of Zurich Film Festival

ZURICH, Switzerland - Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), continues to support global arts and culture by becoming one of the main partners of the Zurich Film ...

Etihad introduces new 787, latest cabin on Abu Dhabi-Zurich route

Etihad introduces new 787, latest cabin on Abu Dhabi-Zurich route

Etihad Airways today introduced its new Boeing 787 Dreamliner on the Abu Dhabi – Zurich route, offering the airline’s industry-leading First Suites, Business Studios, and Economy Smart Seats, ...

Gulf airlines fill the void left by Greek carriers

Gulf airlines fill the void left by Greek carriers

Greece's crisis in the last few years has provided a boost for airlines connecting Athens with Hellenic outposts around the world via the Gulf, while tapping demand from business travellers ...

New flights from major US East Coast gateways for Norwegian Air

New flights from major US East Coast gateways for Norwegian Air

NEW YORK, NY - Norwegian Air to serve the French Caribbean islands of Guadeloupe.

Cyber attacks against airlines by terrorists - how real is this?

Cyber attacks against airlines by terrorists - how real is this?

LOT Polish Airlines last month was forced to cancel 10 flights and delay 12 others in response to an attack against computers issuing flight plans at Warsaw's Okecie Airport that overloaded its ...

Green future of flight: Battery-powered plastic plane?

Green future of flight: Battery-powered plastic plane?

LONDON, England - Battery-powered plastic aircraft without flight decks – could that be the clean, green future of flight?

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is the winner

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is the winner

Air Transport Research Society released the results of its annual benchmarking study of commercial airports in Europe, Asia and the Pacific, and North America.

Australian low-cost airline cancels Bali flights

Australian low-cost airline cancels Bali flights

MELBOURNE, Australia - Budget Australian airline Jetstar has cancelled Australian flights in and out of Bali after a volcanic eruption.

Air China launches third daily nonstop Los Angeles - Beijing service

Air China launches third daily nonstop Los Angeles - Beijing service

LOS ANGELES, CA - Air China officials and China-bound passengers at Tom Bradley International Terminal welcomed the arrival of the inaugural flight of the airline’s third daily nonstop service ...

IATA: Strong traffic growth continues in May

IATA: Strong traffic growth continues in May

GENEVA, Switzerland - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for May showing strong demand growth compared to May 2014 for both domestic and ...

Airbus and Chinese partners agree on wide-body cooperation

Airbus and Chinese partners agree on wide-body cooperation

TOULOUSE, France - Airbus and its Chinese partners, the Tianjin Free Trade Zone Investment Company Ltd.

WYSE Travel Confederation and Erasmus Student Network deepen cooperation

WYSE Travel Confederation and Erasmus Student Network deepen cooperation

The World Youth Student and Educational (WYSE) Travel Confederation and the Erasmus Student Network (ESN) have announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to deepen the ...

El Nino to weaken drought in Pakistan, India

El Nino to weaken drought in Pakistan, India

While parts of India received torrential rainfall during June due to the monsoon, El Niño will reassert itself, causing the monsoon to weaken, over the upper part of the Indian Ocean and ...

LGBT Tourism expected to increase by 9 percent over next three years

LGBT Tourism expected to increase by 9 percent over next three years

The US Supreme Court Decision to legalise gay marriage is set to see the American economy benefit from an influx of 1.3 million LGBT tourists spending USD$4.25 billion over the next three years, ...

UNWTO Awards: Now accepting applications

UNWTO Awards: Now accepting applications

UNWTO has opened the call for applications for the 12th edition of the UNWTO Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism.

ICPC: Sharks are not the nemesis of Internet

ICPC: Sharks are not the nemesis of Internet

LYMINGTON, United Kingdom - Last August 2014, a rediscovered YouTube video of a shark biting a subsea cable caused a media storm.

Mugged and assaulted on a stone bridge in Riga, Latvia: Is the tour operator liable?

Travel Law - plane hackers, sucidal pilots, liability Mugged and assaulted on a stone bridge in Riga, Latvia: Is the tour operator liable?

By Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson

This week we will examine the extent to which tour operators should be held liable for failing to investigate and advise their customers on the incidence of criminal activity in the desired ...

Qatar Airways celebrates first anniversary with Dallas/Fort Worth

Qatar Airways celebrates first anniversary with Dallas/Fort Worth

DALLAS, TX and FORT WORTH, TX- Today, Qatar Airways celebrates one full year of daily, non-stop service between Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and Hamad International Airport in Doha, ...

South African Airways: 10 years of service between Washington and Africa

South African Airways: 10 years of service between Washington and Africa

WASHINGTON, DC - South African Airways (SAA), the national carrier of South Africa and the most awarded airline on the African continent, will celebrate 10 years of service to Washington, DC ...

IATA: Sluggish air cargo growth continues

IATA: Sluggish air cargo growth continues

GENEVA, Switzerland - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that growth continued to slow in May.

Germany’s Condor announces return of Munich - Mombasa flights

Germany’s Condor announces return of Munich - Mombasa flights

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

Condor, one of Germany’s main holiday charter airlines, has indicated that they will resume nonstop flights between Munich and Mombasa in July, over and above their existing flights from ...

Global business aircraft market recovers

Global business aircraft market recovers

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - The global business aircraft market fell after the economic downturn in 2008, sustained only by sales in the heavy aircraft segment.

Boeing, Embraer to collaborate on ecoDemonstrator tests

Boeing, Embraer to collaborate on ecoDemonstrator tests

WASHINGTON, DC - Boeing and Embraer SA today announced that they intend to collaborate to test environment-focused technologies through the ecoDemonstrator Program in a joint effort to improve ...

NASA signs scientific and education agreements with Brazil

NASA signs scientific and education agreements with Brazil

WASHINGTON, DC - NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Brazilian Space Agency (AEB) President José Raimundo Braga Coelho have signed agreements to further research into heliophysics and space ...

THE LIST! eTN's 5-star rated airlines, hotels, CVBs, tourism shops, destinations

eTurboNews launches THE LIST: eTN's 5-star Honest Travel and Tourism Awards THE LIST! eTN's 5-star rated airlines, hotels, CVBs, tourism shops, destinations

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA - eTurboNews (eTN), the leading global online publication with 230,000 readers involved in the travel and tourism industry plus 1.3 million travelers it reaches every day, ...

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