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Top film festivals around the world

World's top 10 film festivals Top film festivals around the world

With the beloved Sundance Film Festival starting Jan. 19 and the Oscars not too far off, the film buffs have ranked their favorite film festivals across the globe.

Hong Kong selected for Asia's first five-star show jumping event

Hong Kong Masters jumping event Hong Kong selected for Asia's first five-star show jumping event

Hong Kong – Asian Equestrian Masters (AEM) is excited to announce Hong Kong as the chosen city for the Hong Kong Masters, from 1-3 March 2012 - Asia’s first international five-star (CSI5*) ...

World's best traveling nationalities

International Tourism World's best traveling nationalities

Mention the word “tourist” and you can be forgiven for recalling the expectorations, feeble linguistic skills and criminally small swimming briefs of this homogenous traveler “race.”

International Mail To Japan Japan still accepting international mail, says US Postal Service

WASHINGTON - Despite the tragic events as a result of the March 11th earthquake and tsunami, the postal administration of Japan continues to accept all types of international mail.

Russian President Medvedev opens Davos forum

World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2011 Russian President Medvedev opens Davos forum

Davos, Switzerland – Just two days after the deadly terrorist attack on Moscow’s Domodedovo airport, Russian Federation President Dmitry Medvedev delivered the opening address at the World ...

United flight attendants picket airports around the world

United Airlines Contract Draws Flight Attendants Protest United flight attendants picket airports around the world

CHICAGO - United Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA), will conduct a world-wide protest over the failure of United Airlines ...

Global airline capacity up 6 percent in December 2010

Global Airline Capacity Up 40 Percent Over Last 10 Years Global airline capacity up 6 percent in December 2010

WASHINGTON, DC - Global airline capacity was positive again this month, with a 6% increase in the total number of seats.

200 travel industry experts to participate in ITM Goa

International Tourism Mart Goa 200 travel industry experts to participate in ITM Goa

PANAJI - International Tourism Mart (ITM), Goa which starts tomorrow will have 200 national and international buyers, travel and trade industry experts and tourism board members interacting during ...

Bangkok Airways ready to serve international demand

Dynamic Tourist Economy Bangkok Airways ready to serve international demand

BANGKOK, Thailand - A world-wide fascination with the wonders of Thailand has fueled a dynamic tourist economy that continues to expand to every corner of this delightful, value-oriented ...

Skål International secretariat awarded Green Globe Certification

Sustainable Management And Operations Skål International secretariat awarded Green Globe Certification

After an intensive onsite audit, the Skål International secretariat has successfully met the Green Globe standard requirements and been awarded the Green Globe Certification – the premier ...

Global tourists – international diplomats

Insights Into Tourism Branding Global tourists – international diplomats

Anita Mendiratta, CNN Task Group/eTN

Creating Global Connectedness

Nepal launches agressive international tourism promotion

Nepal Tourism Year 2011 Nepal launches agressive international tourism promotion

KATHMANDU - The Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) has begun to promote Nepal Tourism Year 2011 aggressively in the international arena in the face of uncertainties in budget allocation and time ...

Seychelles joins the world of carnivals but with a unique touch

Carnival International de Victoria Seychelles joins the world of carnivals but with a unique touch

SEYCHELLES - Carnivals are not new, and many countries are today organizing a carnival of their own.

Lufthansa: Increase in international airline mergers inevitable

Intercontinental Airline Mergers Lufthansa: Increase in international airline mergers inevitable

Cornelius Rahn

Deutsche Lufthansa AG, the German airline that acquired three European carriers last year, said industry mergers combining partners from different parts of the world will rise as companies seek ...

IATA: Sharp improvement in Asia boosted air travel growth

Air Travel Growth IATA: Sharp improvement in Asia boosted air travel growth

GENEVA — International air travel grew faster than expected in June led by a sharp improvement in Asia, airline association IATA said on Wednesday.

Skål International New York launches Young Skål

Investing In The Future Of The Club Skål International New York launches Young Skål

NEW YORK, NY - The New York City chapter of Skål International, the largest organization of travel professionals in the world, launched Young Skål at a recent luncheon.

Yinchuan welcomes its first international 5-star hotel

Kempinski Hotel Opens In China Yinchuan welcomes its first international 5-star hotel

Yinchuan's first international five-star hotel in the city, Kempinski Hotel Yinchuan, is bringing remarkable European flair to the local market.

International tourism: recovery confirmed, but growth remains uneven

UNWTO World Tourism Barometer International tourism: recovery confirmed, but growth remains uneven

MADRID, Spain – International tourist arrivals grew by 7 percent in the first four months of 2010 according to the latest issue of the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.

Passengers hospitalized after being stuck for hours on Virgin Atlantic international flight

Aircraft Temperature Reaches Over 100 Degrees Passengers hospitalized after being stuck for hours on Virgin Atlantic international flight

NAPA, California - In the wake of a four-hour stranding, passengers were hospitalized after being stuck inside a

Women leaders in modern Syria, the Arab world and international community

Women in the Arab World Women leaders in modern Syria, the Arab world and international community

Elisabeth Lang, eTN

“Political empowerment of women in [the] Arab World sets new signs, and women will make the most powerful changes to the econmic crisis," said HE Dr.

President of Skal International wins "academy" award

IMEX award President of Skal International wins "academy" award

The president of Skål International, Nik Racic, received an IMEX "academy" award for Europe on Wednesday, May 26, 2010.

Seychelles first international investment forum

an event of note and a date to remember Seychelles first international investment forum

SEYCHELLES - In late 2008, Seychelles embarked on a comprehensive reform program with the support of the IMF, World Bank, and the African Development Bank respectively.

World Tourism Day 2010 to celebrate tourism and biodiversity

September 27 World Tourism Day 2010 to celebrate tourism and biodiversity

eTN Staff Writer

MADRID, Spain - As the world comes together to celebrate 2010 as the International Year of Biodiversity, UNWTO is happy to announce that the World Tourism Day (WTD) celebrations, hosted officially ...

Nine Hawaii companies recognized with Export Achievement awards

Recognizing Success In The International Marketplace Nine Hawaii companies recognized with Export Achievement awards

HONOLULU, Hawaii – Nine Hawaii companies were recognized today by Hawaii Governor Linda Lingle, the US Department of Commerce, and the Small Business Administration for their success in entering ...

Khasab Castle in Oman bags international award

Recogning Best Practice Khasab Castle in Oman bags international award

Aftab H. Kola, eTN

MUSCAT - The Khasab Castle in the spectacularly-mountainous

International air travel growth driven by premium fares, corporate demand

International Air Travel Growth International air travel growth driven by premium fares, corporate demand

More people are flying overseas this year as the global economy rebounds from recession, lifting revenue and profit among the country's largest network carriers, an airline industry group says. ...

Branding a city for international tourism

Forum Held In China Branding a city for international tourism

On May 15, International Tourism City Forum 2010 was held in Sofitel Hangzhou, China.

Who is coming to Hawaii?

Top 10 International Markets Who is coming to Hawaii?

Steve Craven

Where are Hawaii's international visitors coming from?

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