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Delta plans new daily nonstop service between New York-JFK and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Delta Air Lines will offer a new daily nonstop flight between New York-JFK (JFK) and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, beginning Dec. 21, 2017, subject to U.S. Department of Transportation approval.

Viceroy Hotel Group announces segmentation of its portfolio into three tiers

Viceroy Hotel Group (VHG) today announced the segmentation of its portfolio into three tiers: The Viceroy Icon Collection, The Viceroy Lifestyle Series and Urban Retreat Collection.

NH Hotel Group supports WWF initiative, switches off lights on the façades of its buildings

For the ninth consecutive year, NH Hotel Group will support the WWF global initiative Earth Hour, switching off the lights of its hotels’ façades all over the world.

Prince Harry: Let's push for Nepal’s tourism

Prince Harry made an emotional visit to Nepal back in March 2016, when he traveled to Kathmandu, Bardia and the Pokhara area.

Travel law: When travel insurance provides no security

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson

In the Dombrovskiy case the Court noted that “(Plaintiff) filed a complaint against Travel Guard for breach of contract...

Tata Innovation Showcase presented in London

Rita Payne, Journalist and Media Adviser, President Emeritus of the Commonwealth Journalists Association

Tata, with its headquarters in India, has had a presence in Europe since 1907 and has grown massively since then, employing over 60,000 people across the region. Dr.

Corinthia Hotel’s environmental sustainability championed on World Water Day

Corinthia’s environmental sustainability is championed through its Premier Partnership with international water-aid charity Just A Drop.

Modern West Coast vibe for Alaska Airlines and Virgin America merger

"Our goal from the very beginning of this merger was to become the go-to airline for people on the West Coast, with low fares, convenient flights, a premium product and genuine, caring service," ...

World's oldest Vespa expected to fetch $250,000 to $300,000 Euros

Fans of Italian scooter brand Vespa will be delighted to hear that the world's oldest Vespa is currently up for auction at Catawiki, a premier online auction site.

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the attack in London, United Kingdom

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the attack in London, United Kingdom:

'Dive the Titanic' trip would set you back $105,000

British luxury travel company Blue Marble Private has started seling expensive tickets to the wreck site of the legendary Titanic.

Ten most popular destinations people travel to for their first time named

Everyone remembers the first time they traveled and the adventures they had.

MSC Cruises introduces enhanced dining styles

MSC Cruises — the Swiss-based world's largest privately-owned cruise line and market leader in Europe, South America and South Africa — revealed today new dining concepts that will be ...

Sunwing launches summer flights to three Caribbean destinations from Vancouver

Sunwing will be offering a summer service to three popular Caribbean destinations from Vancouver via Toronto for a third consecutive year.

New cruise ships launching across all categories of cruising

Every year, the world welcomes a variety of new ocean and river-faring cruise ships, and 2017 is no exception.

UNWTO welcomes Morocco as a partner of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017

Morocco has become the latest country to join UNWTO as partner of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017.

Workshop prepares media for 2017 UNWTO World Tourism Day Celebrations

The PATA Student Chapter and alumni of the tourism programs conducted a full-day workshop for media personnel on Sustainable Tourism Development on Sunday, March 19, at the University of ...

Heathrow: UK and US aviation security changes not expected to have any impact on Heathrow passengers

Heathrow Airport issued the following statement on UK and US aviation security changes affecting some routes today:

HTT begins construction of world's first full scale Passenger Hyperloop Capsule

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) has begun construction of the world's first full scale Passenger Hyperloop™ Capsule.

Marriott invests in PlacePass

More than ever before, travelers are seeking out memorable personalized experiences. Today, Marriott International, Inc.

UNWTO Seminar addresses tourism development in the Russian regions of the Silk Road

The potential of tourism itineraries and products in the Russian regions of Silk Road has centred the debates of a Seminar conducted last 12 March in Moscow by UNWTO.

Jeju Air offers more flights for travelers from the Philippines

The Jeju Tourism Organization is doing its best to make Jeju a global tourism destination by sharing the natural and humanistic value of the island to all tourists that visit.

New route for China low-cost airline carrier

Spring Airlines is a low-cost carrier headquartered in the Homeyo Hotel in the Changning District in Shanghai, China.

Melbourne and Perth: Cathay Pacific alters winter flights

Melbourne is home to world-class arts and cultural heritage institutions, cutting-edge design, and dynamic festivals and community events.

All Nippon Airways increasing flights all over the globe

In FY2017, All Nippon Airwas will be increasing its flight frequency on existing routes, and at the same time it will upgrade its services and benefits for customers, introducing brand-new ...

From Lagos to London, passengers are itching to fly

Medview airline has a humble beginning, coming on the scene with Hajj operations in the year 2007. This changed the whole concept of pilgrims airlift in Nigeria.

Pakistan flag carrier PIA is coming, going, and growing

Starting in March and April of this year, Pakistan International Airline is increasing its Boeing 737-800 routes to the Middle East and is planning on new 737-800 service for its Karachi-Dammam ...

India loves Nepal, KLM, and Jet Airways

Indian tourists love to travel to the country’s various states and are fascinated with their Nepal neighbors, the largest Himalayan state in Asia.

China Airlines: Malaysia - up, Guam - down

China Airlines is a large company with over 12,000 employees, and it is the country’s flag carrier and largest airline of China.

Greek travel company more than pleased with .travel website

Visit Meteora is a group of travel professionals and local destination experts who have combined their talents, knowledge, resources and travel passion to become the pioneers of Destination ...

Korea Ambassador Dho Young-Shim run for UNWTO Secretary General With tourism unity comes strength: Navigating the United Nations World Tourism Organization

Mel Webster, special to eTN

In an era of global turbulence and troubled times, with people looking for stability, unity, and responsible solutions, the role of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is more ...

Tourism supports 1 in 10 jobs, outpacing global economy for 6th consecutive year, WTTC

Travel & Tourism generated 1 in 10 of the world’s jobs in 2016 as the sector grew by 3.3%, outpacing the global economy for the sixth year in a row, reads a new report by the World Travel ...

UNWTO Secretary-General welcomes Japan’s support for tourism when meeting with Prime Minister Abe

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Taleb Rifai, applauded Japan’s commitment to tourism development as one of the significant pillars of the socio-economic agenda ...

More comfort for Air Mauritius passengers

Air Mauritius is ready to begin service with its Airbus A350-900XWB aircraft starting this November.

Korean Air summer flights: More and bigger

Korean Air is updating its Boeing 747-400 air service for the summer.

Sichuan Airlines goes in the dark

Chinese visitors to Los Angeles have increased by at least 20% over the past 7 years, and these tourists have become a driving force of visitor spending in the city.

Privatization of Malagasy national airline revealed

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa

There has been sustained speculation over the upcoming privatization exercise of the Malagasy national airline after seven carriers were shortlisted, Air Austral among them.

Tanzania safari: The essence of Africa

Andrew J. Wood, eTN Thailand

They had registered under the name of “The No. 1 Safari in the World.” A bold statement. I liked that. I was keen to find out...

World financial leaders failed to reach satisfactory conclusions on climate change and trade

French Finance Minister Michel Sapin regrets that a meeting of world financial leaders failed to reach satisfactory conclusions on climate change and trade.

Smurfs, United Nations and UNICEF team up for a happier, more peaceful world

Demi Lovato, Joe Manganiello and Mandy Patinkin today threw their talent behind a United Nations effort to end extreme poverty, address inequality and protect the planet against climate change ...

Ethiopian pushes Chengdu launch forward

Star Alliance member Ethiopian Airlines is pushing the commencement of its Chengdu flights ahead to a sooner start date.

More flights to Johannesburg via LATAM Brasil

Johannesburg in South Africa is the second largest city in Africa, with more than 3 million people calling this bustling metropolis home.

Oneworld alliance members Qatar Airways and Iberia sign new agreement

Qatar Airways and Iberia airline have announced a new codeshare agreement under the Oneworld alliance.

The codeshare partnership will touch on over 25 routes starting March 20.

Air France enhances routes to Costa Rica and South Africa

Air France, a member of skyteam, has announced it will be making changes to a couple of its routes this fall, subject to government approval.

New Barcelona-based airline ready for take-off

A new Barcelona-based air service provider, LEVEL revealed its planned schedule for its inaugural flights.

Minister of Tourism Armenia enters race for UNWTO Secretary General

The Hon.Vahan Martirosyan, minister of tourism for Armenia is the latest out of 7 candidates competing for the post of the UNWTO Secretary General.

Ethiopian alters schedule and aircraft

Ethiopian Airlines announced it has made changes to its Frankfurt and Mumbai routes.

Taipei Taoyuan Airport to see changes from EVA Air

Beginning October 29, EVA Air will change routes through Taipei Taoyuan International Airport for flights to Chicago O’Hare, New York JFK, Seattle, Toronto, and Vancouver.

Rossiya Airlines sets summer schedule for Spain

Russian airline, Rossiya, is headquartered in Saint Petersburg with its hub at Pulkovo Airport and branches at Moscow Vnukovo International Airport, Rostov-on-Don Airport, and Orenburg Tsentralny ...

Silver Airways: Goodbye Cuba

Even though looser restrictions have made Cuba more accessible for Americans, travel to the island can still be confusing.

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