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New CEO of Malta Tourism Authority appointed

New CEO of Malta Tourism Authority appointed

VALLETTA, Malta - The Malta Tourism Authority Board appointed Mr. Paul Bugeja as new Chief Executive Officer of Malta Tourism Authority (MTA) effective immediately.

New York Cruise Lines names new CEO

New York Cruise Lines names new CEO

NEW YORK, NY - New York Cruise Lines, Inc, operator of the world famous sightseeing company Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises, dinner cruise innovator World Yacht Dining Cruises, and the new North ...

Tourism: quality or quantity? It is time to choose

Tourism: quality or quantity? It is time to choose

Skal International Bangkok recently held a panel discussion at the Arnoma Hotel that looked at the issue of “quality or quantity - it's time to choose” - referring to the need to attract more ...

EIBTM reveals themes for this year’s Knowledge Program

EIBTM reveals themes for this year’s Knowledge Program

EIBTM’s Knowledge Program is a major focus and is a hub of professional education with seminars, workshops and conference sessions that cover all of the topics that face the industry now and in ...

Royal Caribbean exec named Seatrade Mediterranean Personality of the Year

Royal Caribbean exec named Seatrade Mediterranean Personality of the Year

BARCELONA, Spain - Adam Goldstein, President & COO, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd, was announced as the Seatrade Mediterranean Personality of the Year 2014, a biennial award sponsored by V.

Carlson Rezidor names new Vice President

Carlson Rezidor names new Vice President

SINGAPORE - Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group today announced the appointment ofSandy Russell as Vice President, Commercial Operations,Asia Pacific.

New chair elected to American Society of Travel Agents

New chair elected to American Society of Travel Agents

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia – An announcement was made during the kick-off of ASTA’s Global Convention (AGC) on board the Norwegian Breakaway sailing from New York to Bermuda September 14-21 as to ...

PATA Foundation to host Inaugural Gala Dinner at GTEF 2014

Pacific Asia Travel Association event and Global Tourism Economy Forum PATA Foundation to host Inaugural Gala Dinner at GTEF 2014

BANGKOK, Thailand – Over 300 distinguished guests are expected to attend the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Foundation Global Dinner, including government officials, celebrities, and the ...

Finnair announces Executive Board changes

Finnair announces Executive Board changes

HELSINKI, Finland - Finnair has appointed Juha Järvinen (b. 1976, MBA) Chief Commercial Officer and a member of Finnair’s Executive Board as of November 1, 2014.

Reaching any point in Asia with just one stop

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH TONY FERNANDES, AIRASIA GROUP CEO Reaching any point in Asia with just one stop

By James Lee, in Tokyo

AirAsia is today Asia’s biggest player in the low-cost airlines business with eight affiliates. Do you still have dreams?

Sabre appoints new Executive Vice President and General Counsel

Sabre appoints new Executive Vice President and General Counsel

SOUTHLAKE, TX - Sabre Corporation, a global technology provider to the travel and tourism industry, has appointed Rachel A.

Pan Pacific Hotels announces new executives for operations team

Pan Pacific Hotels announces new executives for operations team

SINGAPORE – Pan Pacific Hotels Group announced two new executive appointments to their operations team. The new hires are part of a strategy to bolster the Group’s operations structure.

Corinthia Hotels announces three key appointments

Corinthia Hotels announces three key appointments

Leading international hotel group, Corinthia Hotels, has just announced the creation of a new group Commercial Director role and the appointment of a new General Manager for their flagship London ...

San Francisco Travel Association names new Director, International Tourism-Asia/Pacific

San Francisco Travel Association names new Director, International Tourism-Asia/Pacific

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Here's a good name to know when planning events in California: The San Francisco Travel Association has appointed Antonette Eckert to the position of Director, International ...

Visit Benidorm Tourist Board appoints new manager

Visit Benidorm Tourist Board appoints new manager

In Spain, Visit Benidorm Tourist Board has appointed Leire Bilbao as the new manager of the Tourist Board, taking over the position held by Yolanda Pickett Fernandez.

SkyWest Airlines names new Vice President-Flight Operations

SkyWest Airlines names new Vice President-Flight Operations

ST GEORGE, UT - SkyWest Airlines, a subsidiary of SkyWest, Inc, announces the promotion of Tracy Gallo to Vice President – Flight Operations effective Sept. 4, 2014.

Eastern Air Lines names former Miami mayor to its Board of Directors

Eastern Air Lines names former Miami mayor to its Board of Directors

MIAMI, FL - Eastern Air Lines Group, Inc is pleased to announce the election of Manuel A. Diaz as an independent director to the Company's Board from September 3, 2014. Mr.

Delhi welcomes its first holiday and travel show

Delhi welcomes its first holiday and travel show

DELHI, India – Delhi will host the inaugural Holiday and Travel Show (HATS) and will witness a participation of major Indian and global players.

New Director of Sales and Marketing at Sheraton Kampala

New Director of Sales and Marketing at Sheraton Kampala

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

The Sheraton Kampala Hotel has appointed Mrs. Jenifer Bamaturaki Musiime as their new Director of Sales and Marketing.

Fraport Executive Board member Peter Schmitz retires

FRAPORT CEO Dr. Stefan Schulte: "He has been a huge asset to our company!" Fraport Executive Board member Peter Schmitz retires

After more than 13 years' service, Fraport AG’s Executive Director Operations Peter Schmitz retired today. A reception was held to bid him farewell at Fraport AG’s headquarters.

Scottsdale in action: The many ways for foodie tourists to spend their days

Scottsdale in action: The many ways for foodie tourists to spend their days

By Dr. Elinor Garely, Editor-in-Chief, TourismExecutives.com; Reporter, eTurboNews.com

Dining Events in Scottsdale

Being a foodie epicenter there are many ways to spend days – eating and drinking

Playa Resorts names new GM for Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall and Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall

Playa Resorts names new GM for Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall and Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall

FT LAUDERDALE, FL and MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica - Playa Resorts Management, the operational management component of Playa Hotels & Resorts BV, today announced the appointment of Carl A Hendriks as ...

Direct Travel names John Townes Vice President of Business Development

Direct Travel names John Townes Vice President of Business Development

GREENVILLE, SC - Direct Travel, a leading provider of travel management services in the US, announces the appointment of industry veteran John Townes as Vice President of Business Development.

Gourmet tourists head to Scottsdale, Arizona

Foodie Tourism Gourmet tourists head to Scottsdale, Arizona

By Dr. Elinor Garely, Editor-in-Chief, TourismExecutives.com; Reporter, eTurboNews.com

Culinary Star

Scottsdale for the gourmet tourist: The chefs and their restaurants

Scottsdale for the gourmet tourist: The chefs and their restaurants

By Dr. Elinor Garely, Editor-in-Chief, TourismExecutives.com; Reporter, eTurboNews.com

If it were not for the branded restaurant reviews (i.e., Zagat, Yelp, TripAdviser), Scottsdale tourists would be clueless on where to source the gourmet dining scene.

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