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Airline Fleet Orders and Delivery Backlogs Drive Global Commercial Avionics Market

Airline Fleet Orders and Delivery Backlogs Drive Global Commercial Avionics Market

New aircraft orders and deliveries as well as growing air traffic are fuelling the global commercial avionics market.

Reunion Island presents an eruption of new stuff

Top Resa 2014 Reunion Island presents an eruption of new stuff

It is now just four days to go before Salon Top Resa 2014, France’s most important travel show, opens its gates in Paris.

Tour operator insurance bonds required by state seller of travel statutes

Tour operator insurance bonds required by state seller of travel statutes

By Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson

In last week’s article we discussed Travel Agent’s and Tour Operator’s Professional Liability policies also known as Error and Omissions [E&O] insurance policies.

Ebola crisis: International community must do more to preven health catastrophe

UN Security Council on Ebola Ebola crisis: International community must do more to preven health catastrophe

As the UN Security Council meets today for only the second time in history to address a world health emergency, the Ebola crisis continues to devastate communities in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra ...

UNWTO: International tourism surges in first half of 2014

UNWTO: International tourism surges in first half of 2014

MADRID, Spain - International tourist numbers grew 4.6 percent in the first half of 2014, boosted by strong growth in the Americas, Asia and parts of Europe, the World Tourism Organisation said ...

When in Cusco

Peru Travel and Tourism: When in Cusco

By Nelson Alcantara, editor-in-chief

OpEd I am currently on my third day in Cusco, Peru, and I have to admit I’m still not quite acclimated just yet.

Testing time for tourism

Testing time for tourism

By Lakshman Ratnapala

Opinion: It is testing time for global tourism.

First UNWTO International Congress on Tourism and Pilgrimages

First UNWTO International Congress on Tourism and Pilgrimages

In light of the growing importance of pilgrimages and spiritual routes to tourism development around the world, UNWTO, the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism of Spain and the Regional ...

IATA released quarterly Cargo Market Analysis

IATA released quarterly Cargo Market Analysis

IATA released the latest quarterly Cargo Market Analysis.

According to IATA, air freight volumes continue to show solid gains on a year ago, supported by economic improvements in some ...

Green Globe joins UNWTO as Affiliate Member

Green Globe joins UN World Tourism Organization Green Globe joins UNWTO as Affiliate Member

PressRelease: LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe is proud to announce that the Executive Council of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), at its 98th ...

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.

Top travel behaviors, cliches and pet peeves according to locals

Top travel behaviors, cliches and pet peeves according to locals

NORWALK, CT - Tourists traveling in search of an authentic, cultural experience, who have previously fallen victim to tourist traps, can now get the full scoop on the best ways to travel like a ...

Dassault Aviation to showcase Falcon 7X at SA air show

Dassault Aviation to showcase Falcon 7X at SA air show

SAINT-CLOUD, France - Dassault Aviation will present its large cabin, long range Falcon 7X at the Africa Aerospace & Defence Expo, to be held in Gauteng, South Africa on 17-21 September ...

Gogo wins Vietnam Airlines contract

Gogo wins Vietnam Airlines contract

ITASCA, IL - Gogo, a leading global aero communications service provider, announced today that it has received a bid award letter from Vietnam Airlines to provide in-flight connectivity services ...

Equatorial Guinea contributes two million dollars to fight Ebola

Equatorial Guinea contributes two million dollars to fight Ebola

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea - At the award ceremony of the UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea International Prize for Research in Life Sciences, which was held for the first time in the capital city of Malabo ...

Legs, head or bottom? Which body part wants airlines' attention the most?

Legs, head or bottom? Which body part wants airlines' attention the most?

Let’s face it. Airlines are packing passengers in like sardines. They are revamping their aircraft to fit more passengers, of course, because they can make more money that way.

Which US state are India’s tourists heading to?

Which US state are India’s tourists heading to?

By Anil Mathur, eTN India Correspondent

INDIA (eTN) - Rich history, great monuments, good shopping, and excellent educational opportunities, coupled with an ideal location, are the factors which attract more and more Indians to ...

Holland America reveals the name of new ship

Holland America reveals the name of new ship

SEATTLE, WA - Holland America Line revealed the name of its new 99,500-ton cruise ship slated for delivery in February 2016 will be ms Koningsdam.

Seychelles public and private tourism sector analyze French market

Seychelles public and private tourism sector analyze French market

Seychelles public and private sector joined together on Monday to analyze the island's French market.

Passengers who make your flight hell

Passengers who make your flight hell

Who is your passenger from hell?

The seat recliner, the passenger who lets their children run riot, the chatterbox or the lurking smelly traveler, who you wish would travel somewhere ...

UK hands over aviation security kits to Kenya

UK hands over aviation security kits to Kenya

LONDON, England - The British High Commissioner to Kenya, Dr Christian Turner, formally handed over Improvised Explosive Device (IED) training kits to Kenya's Transport and Infrastructure Cabinet ...

United Nations World Tourism Organization issues promising statement

State of the global travel and tourism industry United Nations World Tourism Organization issues promising statement

International tourist arrivals grew by 4.6% in the first half of 2014 according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.

Marriott International joins "The Envelope Please"

Marriott International joins "The Envelope Please"

Hotel room attendants often go unnoticed, as they silently care for the millions of travelers who are on the road at any given time.

IIPT to stage Community Tourism workshop as part of World Symposium in South Africa 2015

IIPT to stage Community Tourism workshop as part of World Symposium in South Africa 2015

MANDEVILLE, Manchester - International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) is a not-for-profit organization founded by Louis D’Amore, President.

Time travel: Is there now proof?

Time travel: Is there now proof?

According to Jane Tripp, who lives in British Columbia, Canada, there is definitely proof of time travel, and she is prepared to state her case. On her website, she says:

Visit by India PM to US expected to boost tourism

Visit by India PM to US expected to boost tourism

By Anil Mathur, eTN India Corresponden

INDIA (eTN) - The impending visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the USA later this month will further boost travel between the two countries.

EU countries expedite Schengen visas for Indian travelers

EU countries expedite Schengen visas for Indian travelers

MUMBAI, India - The Indian tourist is going places and almost every foreign country wants a slice of his holiday spend.

WTD 2014: It takes a village to raise a destination

World Tourism Day WTD 2014: It takes a village to raise a destination

By Anita Mendiratta, CNN Task Group/eTN

‘Community’. It is a word that has taken on a number of new meanings since the advent of the social media age.

Global Traveler writers awarded

Two contributors highlighted for their work in the travel publication Global Traveler writers awarded

PressRelease: YARDLEY, Pennsylvania – Global Traveler, the only AAM-audited magazine for business and luxury travelers, is proud to announce two contributors were ...

Becoming 'Ready, Responsive and Resilient' to extreme weather

National Preparedness Month Becoming 'Ready, Responsive and Resilient' to extreme weather

As National Preparedness Month, September brings the reminder of how pivotal it is to be prepared for extreme weather in order to minimize the impact on families, communities and essential ...

Companies and cities adopting concept of circular economy

Companies and cities adopting concept of circular economy

The idea of circular growth, conceptualized some 50 years ago, is becoming embedded in a number of companies and even in cities like Atlanta in the United States, participants at the eighth ...

Global scientific research: Private funding overshadows government funding

Global scientific research: Private funding overshadows government funding

TIANJIN, People’s Republic of China – How can science generate greater value for society?

Travel bloggers: apply here

Travel bloggers: apply here

Between the years of 1995-2000, the world of blogging came into existence.

Seychelles promotes high romance

Honeymooners' favorite tourist destination Seychelles promotes high romance

Seychelles continues to appeal to the romance audience, and the Irish visitors highly consider the destination to be one of the top romantic getaways on this planet.

Travel & tourism sector and governments urged to work together to prevent erosion of countries’ natural assets

WTTC calls for action to preserve and protect cultural heritage Travel & tourism sector and governments urged to work together to prevent erosion of countries’ natural assets

PressRelease: We must walk that critical path between promoting the experience of the world’s great natural marvels, whilst protecting them for future generations, ...

French tour operators chart a course in response to slump

Seychelles Tourism Board strategizes French tour operators chart a course in response to slump

As part of its policy of targeted marketing and in response to the worrying 13% decrease (2014 vs.

UN campaign highlights risks, imperatives of climate change

UN campaign highlights risks, imperatives of climate change

PressRelease: NEW YORK, NY - A joint awareness campaign from Upworthy and Unilever Project Sunlight, in cooperation with the upcoming United Nations Climate Summit, has ...

Tropical depression taking shape in central Atlantic

Tropical depression taking shape in central Atlantic

PressRelease: Conditions are becoming more favorable for tropical development in the central Atlantic with a depression taking shape on Thursday.

WTTC warning to several Latin American countries: Invest to improve weak travel and tourism infrastructure



2014 WTTC Peru Summit: WTTC warning to several Latin American countries: Invest to improve weak travel and tourism infrastructure



By Nelson Alcantara, editor-in-chief

LIMA (eTN) – The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has released a report revealing that “Latin America is set to miss out on economic and social benefits from travel and tourism unless ...

9/11 a day which lives in infamy forever

9/11 a day which lives in infamy forever

By Prof. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

Opinion Article: Like December 7, 1941, a day which will forever live in infamy, so has September 11, 2001 come under the same label as the events of both days changed ...

Travel agents & tours operators: What you need to know about professional liability insurance

Travel agents & tours operators: What you need to know about professional liability insurance

By Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson

In last week’s article we discussed who needs and who provides travel insurance for consumers, travel agents and tour operators.

Trazee Travel launches: New website delivers everything travel for the uber-millennial

Trazee Travel launches: New website delivers everything travel for the uber-millennial

Press Release: YARDLEY, Pennsylvania – FXExpress Publications, Inc., parent company of Global Traveler, announces the launch of TrazeeTravel.com, the new website ...

Qatar Airways Cargo to launch two new destinations

Qatar Airways Cargo to launch two new destinations

Press Release: DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways Cargo is set to continue its expansion with the launch of two new freighter destinations, Brussels in Belgium and Shanghai ...

Goa wants more tourists from southern Russia

Goa wants more tourists from southern Russia

PANAJI, India - As the new tourism season is about to start in Goa, Indian tour operators as well as tourism authorities are still guessing whether the expected growth of 15 percent in the number ...

Lima successfully opens third regional WTTC summit

2014 WTTC Regional Summit: Lima successfully opens third regional WTTC summit

By Nelson Alcantara, editor-in-chief

LIMA (eTN) – The third annual regional summit by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) began this afternoon at the Westin Hotel here in the capital city of Peru.

Fall travel trends revealed

Fall travel trends revealed

PLYMOUTH, MN - Today, travel industry powerhouse Travel Leaders Group released findings from its most recent nationwide survey of travel agents.

WTTC calls for greater partnership at its 2014 Americas Summit in Peru

2014 WTTC Peru Summit: WTTC calls for greater partnership at its 2014 Americas Summit in Peru

LIMA (eTN) - Lack of recognition of the economic role of Travel & Tourism continues to hinder the sector’s growth potential and governments need to wake up and take action.

Travel agent training offered at leading cruise event

Travel agent training offered at leading cruise event

NEW YORK, NY - In an ongoing effort to impart the value and revenue potential of the global cruise market to the callow Asian travel agent community, Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific will once again ...

Qatar flag carrier wins multiple culinary travel awards

Qatar flag carrier wins multiple culinary travel awards

NEW YORK, NY - Qatar Airways, the world's five-star airline, won three honors, including a top Readers' Choice award in SAVEUR Magazine annual Culinary Travel Awards.

New expedition will be first to map Madagascar's Limestone Labyrinth

New expedition will be first to map Madagascar's Limestone Labyrinth

NEW YORK, NY - National Geographic award-winning travel company Kensington Tours has partnered with Adventure Science with the support of Delta Air Lines to announce the first ever expedition to ...

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