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Fiji Airways names new GM for North America

Fiji Airways names new GM for North America

NADI, Fiji – Fiji Airways names Olaf Kaehlert as Regional General Manager of North America.

Handover completes change of guard at Sheraton Kampala Sales Office

Handover completes change of guard at Sheraton Kampala Sales Office

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

The handover is complete and tomorrow will be the last day of a very familiar face at the Sheraton Kampala Hotel, when long-serving Joan Kasozi, outgoing Sales Manager, will leave the building for ...

United Airlines names new Executive Vice President and CIO

United Airlines names new Executive Vice President and CIO

CHICAGO, IL - United Airlines today announced that Linda Jojo will become its executive vice president and chief information officer, responsible for the development, implementation and management ...

Are tourists safe from hackers and negligent suppliers?

TRAVEL LAW - Policy Issues Are tourists safe from hackers and negligent suppliers?

By Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson

Nearly a billion people worldwide travel every year and in doing so entrust to airlines, cruise lines, hotels, rental car companies, tour operators and travel agents personal information regarding ...

Pacific Asia Travel Association opens Investment Forum with panel of leaders

Pacific Asia Travel Association opens Investment Forum with panel of leaders

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - On Thursday, September 18, 2014, a Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) panel marked the opening session of the 6th ASEAN Tourism Investment Forum, during an afternoon of ...

Carnival Corporation COO relocating to China

Carnival Corporation COO relocating to China

MIAMI, FL - Carnival Corporation & plc, the world's largest cruise company, today announced Alan Buckelew, Chief Operations Officer, will be expanding his leadership role by relocating to ...

Kenya Airways CEO stepping down early?

Africa Airline Chief Kenya Airways CEO stepping down early?

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

Is Rift Valley Railways asking Kenya Airways’ current CEO, Dr. Titus Naikuni to come on board earlier than originally planned? Dr.

Freedom of Routes for Former Malaysia Airports Boss

World Routes Freedom of Routes for Former Malaysia Airports Boss

A special presentation was made by Adrian Newton, group director transport and technology, UBM Live at World Routes in Chicago to former Malaysia Airports managing director Tan Sri Bashir Ahmad ...

Boeing names new global diversity leader

Boeing names new global diversity leader

CHICAGO, IL - Boeing today named Michael C Ford its vice president of Global Diversity and Employee Rights (GDER), effective October 17.

New passenger transit facility opens at Birmingham Airport

World Routes New passenger transit facility opens at Birmingham Airport

Birmingham Airport has announced the completion of a new purpose-built transit and transfer facility, providing passengers with the UK’s fastest and most efficient option for onward connecting ...

Connectivity: The value of aviation

World Routes speaks with Angela Gittens of ACI World Connectivity: The value of aviation

Ahead of the official World Routes program, The HUB from routesonline.com spoke to Angela Gittens, director general, ACI World to discover her views on the aviation industry, how ACI is working to ...

Titan Airways triples Airbus A320 fleet

World Routes Titan Airways triples Airbus A320 fleet

UK charter and airline sub-charter specialist, Titan Airways, is tripling the size of its Airbus fleet with the introduction of two further Airbus A320 airliners, its commercial director, Alastair ...

World Routes interview with Southwest Airlines VP

World Routes interview with Southwest Airlines VP

Southwest Airlines’ vice president for network planning and performance, Andrew Watterson, reveals to World Routes' sister magazine, Routes News, what travelers can look forward to in the coming ...

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.

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