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Need a hotel room? Book it on Amazon.com

Need a hotel room? Book it on Amazon.com

By Linda Hohnholz, eTN Staff Writer

Need a new blender? Go to Amazon.com. Need to buy gifts for Christmas? Go to Amazon.com. Looking for a book that hasn’t even come out yet? Yep, go to Amazon.com.

Starwood Hotels sells Sheraton on the Park in Sydney, Australia

Starwood Hotels sells Sheraton on the Park in Sydney, Australia

STAMFORD, CT - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc today announced it has sold Sheraton on the Park in Sydney, Australia to Sunshine Insurance Group Corporation (SIG) for AUS$463.0 ...

Seychelles to have an International Centre for Postgraduate Studies

Seychelles to have an International Centre for Postgraduate Studies

Seychelles founding President Sir James Mancham has been mandated by the Secretary General of the ECPD, Prof.

Accessible tourism: A world for all

Accessible tourism: A world for all

Having met last month in Montreal, Canada, at the World Summit Destinations for All, women and men from various countries and regions around the world, including professionals; representatives of ...

Airline stocks: This may be the time to buy

Airline stocks: This may be the time to buy

Over the past 5 trading days, most airline stocks retained their positive momentum as oil prices continued to experience a downward trend.

New visa policy a turbo boost for China visits

New visa policy a turbo boost for China visits

LEXINGTON, Kentucky — The recent agreement between the United States and China to extend the validity period for visas will elevate US tourism — and the revenue and jobs the tourism industry ...

World Travel & Tourism Council President to be Keynote Speaker at IIPT World Symposium

International Institute for Peace through Tourism honors legacies of Nelson Mandela, Mahatma Gandhi & Martin Luther King, Jr. World Travel & Tourism Council President to be Keynote Speaker at IIPT World Symposium

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - IIPT Founder and President, Louis D’Amore announced today that David Scowsill, President and CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), will be a keynote ...

Airbus and UNESCO partner on global student challenge

Airbus and UNESCO partner on global student challenge

Airbus and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) have signed a formal partnership supporting Airbus’ global student challenge, Fly Your Ideas.

Regional economic climates to drive air, hotel and transportation price changes in 2015

Regional economic climates to drive air, hotel and transportation price changes in 2015

NEW YORK, NY - The American Express Global Business Travel Forecast 2015 predicts air, hotel and ground transportation prices to be neutral to slightly higher across all regions in 2015.

PATA supports 'Brisbane Global Cafe'

PATA supports 'Brisbane Global Cafe'

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is honoured to have been a supporting partner of the Brisbane Global Cafe-Tourism’s New Frontiers.

Two unions ratify new contracts with United Airlines

Two unions ratify new contracts with United Airlines

CHICAGO, Illinois – “We continue to make steady progress toward bringing our work groups together under responsible joint agreements, and we look forward to implementing these contracts,” ...

New flights from New York to Havana, Cuba launched

New flights from New York to Havana, Cuba launched

CYPRESS, CA - Cuba Travel Services will now be offering direct flights from New York's JFK Airport to Havana, Cuba.

Centium & IAPCO partnership announced

Centium & IAPCO partnership announced

IAPCO and Centium Software announced on November 19 that they will be joining forces with IAPCO as their 2015 Technology Partner.

Ship board medical malpractice: A welcome sea change

Travel Law Ship board medical malpractice: A welcome sea change

By Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson

We have been writing about the injured travelers’ rights and remedies for nearly thirty-nine years [see Travel Law, ALM Press (2014) and, in particular, about the injured cruise passengers’ ...

Hyatt recognized as ‘Best Place to Work’ for LGBT equality

Hyatt recognized as ‘Best Place to Work’ for LGBT equality

CHICAGO, IL - Hyatt Hotels Corporation today announced that for the 11th consecutive year, Hyatt has earned 100 percent on the 2015 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey ...

Qatar Airways to start double-daily service to Istanbul

Qatar Airways to start double-daily service to Istanbul

DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, will expand its flights to Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport from 29th March 2015, as it increases its frequency to a ...

Aviation: Preparing for growth - challenges for Asia Pacific

Aviation: Preparing for growth - challenges for Asia Pacific

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) identified continuous safety enhancement, the availability of cost-efficient infrastructure, and environmental responsibility as critical factors ...

Urgently needed: rapid, sensitive, safe and simple Ebola diagnostic tests

Urgently needed: rapid, sensitive, safe and simple Ebola diagnostic tests

The goal of interrupting chains of Ebola virus transmission depends heavily on laboratory support.

South Carolina and India: The logic behind a tourism drive

South Carolina and India: The logic behind a tourism drive

By Anil Mathur, eTN India Correspondent

INDIA (eTN) - The US state of South Carolina, known for its diverse attractions and many firsts, is making efforts to promote tourism from India.

2015 Global Meetings Forecast released

2015 Global Meetings Forecast released

BARCELONA, Spain – According to the American Express Meetings & Events 2015 Global Meetings Forecast, European meeting planners will need to focus on “doing more with less” in the year ...

Seychelles… Miss World contestant dedicates the pageant to her country

Seychelles… Miss World contestant dedicates the pageant to her country

Reigning Miss Seychelles… Another World Camilla Estico is ready to represent her country in London at the Miss World Pageant 2014.

Global business aviation reaches cruising altitude

Global business aviation reaches cruising altitude

CHICAGO, IL - Global business aviation activity saw modest gains in Q3 2014, with 2 percent growth quarter-over-quarter and 2.2 percent growth year-over-year, according to JSSI's most recent ...

Qatar Airways' to increase Edinburgh flights to daily service

Qatar Airways' to increase Edinburgh flights to daily service

DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways will operate a daily, direct scheduled service from Doha’s Hamad International Airport to Edinburgh Airport from 1st May 2015.

Dynamic Airways countdown to Guyana

Dynamic Airways countdown to Guyana

GREENSBORO, NC - Dynamic Airways is pleased announce the start of its countdown for non-stop flights to Georgetown, Guyana, scheduled to begin at 1:00AM November 22nd from New York's JFK Airport ...

Released: The 2015 Best Cruises

Crystal Cruises, Royal Caribbean, Disney and Silversea Cruises Earn Top Spots Released: The 2015 Best Cruises

The cruise industry has bounced back after some high-profile safety and health scares. In fact, this year's passenger levels are expected to hit a record.

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