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China's Largest Peach Blossom Field Drives Tourism Boom in Guian New Area

GUIYANG, China, March 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Guian New Area, China's state approved national-level new area in Guizhou, mid-Western China, is drawing tourists' attention as pink flowers bloom in ...

Kenya region Lamu - no longer under anti travel advisory

PROF. DR. WOLFGANG H. THOME, ETN AFRICA

In time for the annual Lamu Yoga Festival, which is still ongoing until the 12th of March, has the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office lifted their unjustified anti travel advisory against ...

Thailand extends visa fee waiver scheme for tourists from 21 countries

The Royal Thai Government recently approved the extension of the visa fee waiver and reduction for visas on arrival for tourists from 21 countries.

Air Canada flight to Israel in trouble over British skies

6 hours after take off from Toronto, Canada an Air Canada Dreamliner B787 declared an emergency flying over Northern Scotland.

Murcia to host the 1st UNWTO World Conference on Smart Destinations

To advance and shape a tourism model for the 21st century based on innovation, technology, sustainability and accessibility – these are the aims of the World Conference on Smart Destinations to ...

Korean Air’s volunteer group heads to Tondano, Indonesia

Hong Kong, 3 February, 2017 – One of Korean Air’s volunteer groups, Sarangnanum – which means to share love – flew to Indonesia to perform its first volunteer activity for 2017.

Lufthansa A350-900 - Worldwide debut for innovative lighting technology 24 lighting scenarios to fit with day and night-time biorhythms

Lufthansa will be the first airline worldwide to use a range of different settings for the on-board lighting of the A350-900 which are designed to fit with the day and night-time biorhythms of ...

Zimbabwe Tourism: A reality often misunderstood

Perception is everything! It is reality to others.

Nepal Tourism Board and American Express: a winning partnership

Kathmandu, November 30, 2016: Nepal Tourism Board announced the launch of ‘Experience Nepal’ tourism campaign in partnership with American Express and Himalayan Bank.

International Year for Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017 garners support from the sector

Madrid, Spain, 5 December 2016, only few weeks ahead of the official launch of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017, set to take place on the 18 of January 2017 in ...

Green transformation 'unstoppable' as countries agree to curb powerful greenhouse gases – UN

NEW YORK, 15 October 2016 -- Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) have welcomed the landmark deal struck today by nearly 200 countries to reduce the ...

Thailand Mourning period: New updates for Tourists

As Thailand is currently in a period of national mourning after the passing of the beloved monarch His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, many thousands of mourners have gathered around the Grand ...

Qatar announces easier entry for cruise passengers as 32 ships head to Doha port

Destination prepares to offer seamless tourist experience to over 50,000 passengers this season Qatar announces easier entry for cruise passengers as 32 ships head to Doha port

With a large number of cruise passengers expected to arrive at the country’s ports, Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA), in co-ordination with the Ministry of Interior and Qatar Ports Management ...

Auckland set to welcome delegates to PGIC 2016

The PATA Global Insights Conference returns to Auckland Auckland set to welcome delegates to PGIC 2016

BANGKOK, September 22, 2016 – The PATA Global Insights Conference returns to Auckland on Friday, September 30 for more thought-provoking keynote presentations and panel discussions.

Moscow bomb threat emergency in progress

Evacuated: Kursky, Belorussky, Leningradsky, Kazansky and Yaroslavlsky Stations in Moscow Moscow bomb threat emergency in progress

Public transportation in Moscow is the most popular way to get around. It also counts for long distance travel. Tonight major train stations are being evacuated in Russia's capital.

UNWTO Secretary General: Not a peer competition, but a global deployment

UNWTO Secretary General: Not a peer competition, but a global deployment

On April 1, Zimbabwe announced that it was nominating Tourism Minister Eng Doctor Walter Mzembi (WM) for the seat of the United Nations World Tourism Organization Secretary-General.

Marriott International To Speak At Baird Global Consumer Conference June 8; Remarks To Be Webcast

Marriott International To Speak At Baird Global Consumer Conference June 8; Remarks To Be Webcast

BETHESDA, Md., June 3, 2016 -- Leeny Oberg, executive vice president and chief financial officer at Marriott International, Inc.

Crowne Plaza Accelerate Plan Set to Build on Brand's Momentum in the Region

IHG To Invest $200 Million In Crowne Plaza® Brand In The Americas Crowne Plaza Accelerate Plan Set to Build on Brand's Momentum in the Region

ATLANTA, June 3, 2016 -- InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world's leading hotel companies, announced today a $200 million investment in Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts in the ...

Lauderdale Yacht Club Sailors To Represent Team USA In 2016 Rio Summer Olympics

Lauderdale Yacht Club Sailors To Represent Team USA In 2016 Rio Summer Olympics

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 3, 2016 -- Lauderdale Yacht Club (LYC) sailing alumnae and current LYC members, Annie Haeger and Briana Provancha, are on the 'Road to Rio' having secured their place ...

Exploring the Historic Greatness of Beijing, China

World's First Official Great Wall Hero is Announced Exploring the Historic Greatness of Beijing, China

BEIJING, June 3, 2016 -- The unprecedented collaboration between Visit Beijing and MasterCard officially came to an end with both parties tossing in the press conference & closing ceremony of ...

Airport commissioners allot $10 million for support services from city, other agencies for work on landside access modernization

Airport commissioners allot $10 million for support services from city, other agencies for work on landside access modernization

(Los Angeles, California – June 2, 2016) Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) continues to lay the groundwork for its $5.5-billion Landside Access Modernization Plan (LAMP) that will greatly ...

Uber makes good of promise and launches in Kampala

Uber makes good of promise and launches in Kampala

PROF. DR. WOLFGANG H. THOME, ETN AFRICA CORRESPONDENT

Alon Lits, General Manager for Uber Sub-Saharan Africa said on the occasion of the launch: 'We’re really excited to be launching Uber in Kampala, a world-class African city.

The Perfect Summer Travel Pairing

California Wine Country and National Parks Centennial The Perfect Summer Travel Pairing

SAN FRANCISCO, June 2, 2016 -- For California wine lovers, one of the most enjoyable experiences is the chance to sip while overlooking spectacular scenery—from hillside vineyards and ...

Twin Island Nation Awards  Marianne Jean-Baptiste Honorary Tourism Award

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA CELEBRATE TELEVISION AND FILM FOR CARIBBEAN WEEK Twin Island Nation Awards Marianne Jean-Baptiste Honorary Tourism Award

New York, NY, June 2, 2016 -- Guests of the Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority were treated to a Celebration of Film and Television in honor of Ms.

United Airlines Unveils Reimagined International Travel Experience - United Polaris Business Class

United Airlines Unveils Reimagined International Travel Experience - United Polaris Business Class

NEW YORK, June 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- With the aspiration of making weary business travel a relic of the past, United Airlines today unveiled its all-new United Polaris business class, the ...

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