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Aviation company in Kenya gets charter license for China

airline expansion from africa to china Aviation company in Kenya gets charter license for China

By Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

The investment in two Kenyan aviation companies, first in Kijipwa Aviation in Kilifi and more recently in Phoenix Aviation in Nairobi, seems to have borne immediate fruits when Phoenix, according ...

The “big daddy” of tourism organizations speaks

eTN 2.0: Tourism Leaders The “big daddy” of tourism organizations speaks

By Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

The global travel and tourism industry cannot contend that Geoffrey Lipman is an industry luminary who has held key positions in some of the biggest trade organizations today.

Tourists stuck on Chinese roller coaster for 2 hours

China roller coaster accident Tourists stuck on Chinese roller coaster for 2 hours

CHANGZHOU CITY, China - Investigations were under way into a roller coaster breakdown which left eleven tourists suspended in the air before being rescued by emergency services, China's state ...

China-Taiwan new trade agreement liberalizes cross-strait travel market

Cross-strait travel China-Taiwan new trade agreement liberalizes cross-strait travel market

TAIPEI, Taiwan - Taiwan could benefit from a service trade agreement signed with China Friday that liberalizes the cross-strait travel market by allowing Taiwanese and Chinese travel agencies to ...

Seychelles tourism maintains its presence in China

Seychelles and China tourism Seychelles tourism maintains its presence in China

The Seychelles islands are going after their share of the Chinese market with the tourism board and its partners participating at the International Tourism Expo of China for the 3rd year ...

China: President Xi Jinping is no Winnie the Pooh

Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Banned In China China: President Xi Jinping is no Winnie the Pooh

By Oleg Von Siziakov

Chinese censors have banned a picture of Winnie the Pooh and his friend Tigger.

China and Mexico cooperate to increase bilateral tourism flows

China-Mexico Tourism China and Mexico cooperate to increase bilateral tourism flows

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - The governments of Mexico and China are currently drawing up several joint agreements on tourism following the recent visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to Mexico, ...

Seychelles and Inner Mongolia develop ties of cooperation

Africa and China MOU Seychelles and Inner Mongolia develop ties of cooperation

The Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture and Inner Mongolia, an autonomous region of the People’s Republic of China, signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop ties of cooperation ...

Starwood to open 20 hotels in China in 2013

Starwood Hotels & Resorts continues to expand its lead in China Starwood to open 20 hotels in China in 2013

BEIJING, China - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. said today the company will open 20 new hotels in China in 2013.

Hilton Shanghai celebrates 25th anniversary

Hilton Shanghai Hilton Shanghai celebrates 25th anniversary

SHANGHAI, China - Hilton Shanghai, the first international hotel brand to enter mainland China, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year having officially opened its doors to its first guests ...

China fair names Seychelles as Best Honeymoon Tour Destination

Annual World Travel Fair in Shangahi China fair names Seychelles as Best Honeymoon Tour Destination

The World Travel Fair (WTF) is an annual event held in Shanghai that is the economic center of China and also plays a significant role in the outbound tourism of the country.

China's tourist industry urged to promote practices of good faith

China Tourism China's tourist industry urged to promote practices of good faith

BEIJING, China - China's tourist industry has been urged by a senior official to promote practices of good faith.

China in Thailand: Skal President researches the phenomenal growth first hand

China's outbound tourism China in Thailand: Skal President researches the phenomenal growth first hand

By Andrew J. Wood

SHANGHAI, China - It has taken almost no time, but it was anticipated by many - China has become the number one source market for many Southeast Asian countries including Thailand.

First Chinese assembled A320 with Sharklets goes to China Eastern

Airbus and China Eastern Airlines First Chinese assembled A320 with Sharklets goes to China Eastern

China’s largest operator of Airbus aircraft, China Eastern Airlines, has taken delivery of its first A320 aircraft equipped with Sharklet fuel saving wing-tip devices, becoming China’s first ...

Chinese Vice Premier tells Chinese tourists to be polite

Wang Yang: Good image of Chinese tourists should be projected Chinese Vice Premier tells Chinese tourists to be polite

BEIJING, China - Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang on Thursday advocated polite tourist behavior and stressed that a good image of Chinese tourists should be projected.

China's austerity campaign has chilling effect on tourism industry

Chinese tourism hit by austerity drive China's austerity campaign has chilling effect on tourism industry

JINAN, China - An austerity campaign launched in China has produced a chilling effect on the tourism industry, with travel agencies having to realign their strategies to heat up their profits.

World Travel Fair opens in Shanghai

2013 World Travel Fair World Travel Fair opens in Shanghai

SHANGHAI, China - World Travel Fair, an annual event that features the world's latest travel products and services, opened on May 9 at Shanghai Exhibition Center.

24 tourists rescued after falling into river in China

Visitors fall from a tilted suspension bridge in Fenghuang 24 tourists rescued after falling into river in China

CHANGSHA, China - A total of 24 tourists have been rescued after they fell into a river from a tilted suspension bridge at a popular tourist town in central China on Wednesday night.

Chinese carrier to dress its flight attendants as maids and butlers

Spring Airlines Chinese carrier to dress its flight attendants as maids and butlers

A Chinese airline has caused a stir with plans to make its flight attendants dress as maids and butlers.

China's top legislature passes new tourism law

New Chinese tourism law good news for both tourists and businesses China's top legislature passes new tourism law

BEIJING, China - The new tourism law, adopted by China's top legislature on Thursday, is good news for both tourists and businesses.

Why cash isn’t king - IT&CM China Day 2 topic

performance improvement program Why cash isn’t king - IT&CM China Day 2 topic

SHANGHAI, China –Day two of IT&CM China opened with the Corporate Travel Forum. Delivering the address on performance improvement was Mr.

PATA to award China Responsible Tourism Awards in Bangkok

Pacific Asia Travel Association annual summit PATA to award China Responsible Tourism Awards in Bangkok

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) will present its China Responsible Tourism Awards at the PATA Annual Summit in Bangkok on April 26.

Syria and China lead in top international stories at Overseas Press Club Awards

74th Overseas Press Club Awards Syria and China lead in top international stories at Overseas Press Club Awards

NEW YORK, N.Y. - 2012 saw key international press coverage originating from Syria and China.

China considering law to control tourism price hikes

Tourim In China China considering law to control tourism price hikes

BEIJING, China - Chinese lawmakers mulled a draft tourism law on Tuesday that outlines measures to curb rocketing ticket prices amid the country's tourism boom.

Meilan Airport named second-best regional airport in China and fourth-best in Asia

SKYTRAX World's Best Airport Awards Meilan Airport named second-best regional airport in China and fourth-best in Asia

GENEVA, Switzerland - At the 2012 SKYTRAX World's Best Airport Awards show in Geneva, Switzerland, SKYTRAX, the UK's authoritative advisory group of the civil aviation industry, announced that ...

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