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12th World Islamic Economic Forum set to accelerate women's leadership in SMEs

12th World Islamic Economic Forum set to accelerate women's leadership in SMEs

JAKARTA, Indonesia - There has never been a better time for women in Islamic Economies to be entrepreneurs.

Post-conflict recovery of hope and home through tourism

Post-conflict recovery of hope and home through tourism

Anita Mendiratta, CNN Task Group

For almost three decades it was a nation that suffered the ravages of war: horrors of separation, civil unrest from unrelenting hardship, heartbreak, horrors and losses of hope, every reason to be ...

How do horses get to Rio Olympic Games?

How do horses get to Rio Olympic Games?

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - How do horses get to the Rio Olympic Games? By plane of course!

JetBlue launches Cuba service in August

JetBlue launches Cuba service in August

NEW YORK, NY - JetBlue today announced it will launch flights to Cuba on August 31, 2016.

Ritz Carlton: Immersive Theatre Experience

Ritz Carlton: Immersive Theatre Experience

In collaboration with British Vogue and British GQ to create Room No.8, The Ritz-Carlton presented a multi-sensory performance-art experience created by some of the best names in visual effects, ...

Hyatt strengthens global marketing team

Hyatt strengthens global marketing team

CHICAGO, IL - Hyatt Hotels Corporation today announced it has selected two seasoned executives to join the company’s marketing leadership – Jen Acerra as vice president, global brand research ...

Men and cruise travel: Top 10 things men love about being at sea

Men and cruise travel: Top 10 things men love about being at sea

DETROIT, MI – Once upon a time, cruising was more of a woman’s vacation preference than a man’s, with activities that appealed to more to the female gender.

Guest uses Omni Hotel “Get Fit Kit” – suffers irreparable eye injury

Travel Law Guest uses Omni Hotel “Get Fit Kit” – suffers irreparable eye injury

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson

In this week’s article, we discuss the recent decision in Lovett v. Omni Hotels Management Corporation, 2016 WL 777781 (N.D. Cal.

Florida pilot to attempt record-setting, solo around-the-world flight

Florida pilot to attempt record-setting, solo around-the-world flight

OSHKOSH, WI - West Palm Beach pilot Julie Wang today announced her intention to circumnavigate the globe in a single piston-engine aircraft.

Hilton reports Q2 results

Hilton reports Q2 results

MCLEAN, VA - For the three months ended June 30, 2016, EPS was $0.24 compared to $0.16 for the three months ended June 30, 2015, and EPS, adjusted for special items, was $0.25 for both the three ...

On first International Day, UNESCO calls for protection of mangrove ecosystems

On first International Day, UNESCO calls for protection of mangrove ecosystems

NEW YORK, NY - Mangroves are rare and vital ecosystems that help to protect coastlines and mitigate the effects of climate change, but their survival is being jeopardized, the United Nations ...

UN Environment chief lauds first solar-powered circumnavigation of globe by airplane

UN Environment chief lauds first solar-powered circumnavigation of globe by airplane

NAIROBI, Kenya - UN Environment chief Erik Solheim released the following statement congratulating the the Solar Impulse team, who today completed the first circumnavigation of the globe in a ...

Etihad Airways announces additional A380 service to New York's JFK Airport

Etihad Airways announces additional A380 service to New York's JFK Airport

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today announced plans to increase Airbus A380 service between New York’s John F.

Boeing: Nearly 1.5 million pilots and technicians needed by 2035

Boeing: Nearly 1.5 million pilots and technicians needed by 2035

OSHKOSH, WI - Boeing released its 2016 Pilot and Technician Outlook today at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh and projects a demand for nearly 1.5 million pilots and technicians over the next 20 years.

Protecting your group in turbulent times

Travel Safety Protecting your group in turbulent times

Dr. Peter Tarlow, Tourism & More, Inc.

The past few weeks have been anything but peaceful around the world. In the United States, the tragic killing of two African-American men provoked street manifestations around the nation.

Air Partner appoints new Director of Business Development in the US

Air Partner appoints new Director of Business Development in the US

LONDON, England - Air Partner, the global aviation services group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Seth Rotman as Director of Business Development in the US.

U.S. Treasury Secretary Lew issues statement at the G-20 in Chengdu

U.S. Treasury Secretary Lew issues statement at the G-20 in Chengdu

CHENGDU, China – US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew issued the following statement at the G-20 in Chengdu, China:

THAI’s first A350 XWB completes maiden flight

THAI’s first A350 XWB completes maiden flight

BANGKOK, Thailand - Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) announced that its first Airbus A350 XWB recently completed its maiden flight over South West France and will enter the ...

UK pressured to leave European Union 'as soon as possible'

UK pressured to leave European Union 'as soon as possible'

CHENGDU, China - The United Kingdom has come under pressure by some European and Asian countries to start the process of leaving the European Union as soon as possible.

President Obama condemns Munich shooting, pledges "all support Germany may need"

President Obama condemns Munich shooting, pledges "all support Germany may need"

WASHINGTON, DC - The White House has condemned the Munich shooting “in the strongest terms” with President Obama pledging his support to Germany.

Australia, China and Malaysia to halt search for missing Flight MH370

Australia, China and Malaysia to halt search for missing Flight MH370

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia — Australia, China and Malaysia agree to suspend search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 after the current search is completed.

Popularity of off-ship camping and sea kayaking in Antarctica growing

Popularity of off-ship camping and sea kayaking in Antarctica growing

PROVIDENCE, RI – In Antarctica, Amundsen, Scott and Shackleton are among the adventuring giants whose legends live on.

Uber’s new and enforceable driver contract arbitration clauses

Travel Law Uber’s new and enforceable driver contract arbitration clauses

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson

In this week’s article, we examine two recent decisions rendered in two different federal District Courts enforcing new mandatory arbitration clauses in the driver contracts of Uber ...

National Press Club wants justice after killing of journalist in Ukraine

National Press Club wants justice after killing of journalist in Ukraine

WASHINGTON, DC - The National Press Club urged Ukrainian authorities to swiftly solve Wednesday's murder of a prominent journalist in that country.

Future of ground transportation: Can’t we all just get along?

Future of ground transportation: Can’t we all just get along?

GBTA

Perhaps no segment of the travel industry has been as dramatically altered as ground transportation.

The hidden ugly truth about low-cost carriers

The hidden ugly truth about low-cost carriers

Low-cost airlines have attention-grabbing headline prices that seem the obvious choice in saving money.

US travelers: Sustainable travel important, but difficult

US travelers: Sustainable travel important, but difficult

HOUSTON, TX – According to a new poll, most travelers agree that traveling sustainably is important, but many may feel it’s easier said than done.

UNICEF: Adolescents are dying of AIDS at an alarming rate

UNICEF: Adolescents are dying of AIDS at an alarming rate

NEW YORK, NY - An average of 29 adolescents between the ages of 15 and 19 are infected with HIV every hour, according to the United Nations Children's Fund, which is calling for a redoubling of ...

Qatar Airways begins new freighter routes to New York and Halifax

Qatar Airways begins new freighter routes to New York and Halifax

DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways Cargo today launches new freighter services to New York (JFK) and Halifax, Nova Scotia (Canada), adding to its rapidly growing network of 54 dedicated cargo ...

UNWTO: International tourism continues to grow above average in first four months of 2016

UNWTO: International tourism continues to grow above average in first four months of 2016

MADRID, Spain - 2016 started on a strong note for international tourism.

SkyTeam announces Global Meetings enhancements

SkyTeam announces Global Meetings enhancements

SkyTeam, a global airline alliance, has added further enhancements to its Global Meetings product, a dedicated travel solution for the meetings industry, to make arranging travel to international ...

Addressing security, the economy and the world today

Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) 2016 Convention Addressing security, the economy and the world today

The following speech was delivered today at the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Convention 2016 by Mike McCormick, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer.

'Mind-blowing level of corruption': WADA calls for banning all Russian athletes from Rio Olympics

'Mind-blowing level of corruption': WADA calls for banning all Russian athletes from Rio Olympics

MONTREAL, Canada - The integrity of the Olympics received one of the most devastating blows in its history on Monday after a state-sponsored doping regime was shown to have effectively sabotaged ...

Global Business Travel announces launch of PREMIER INSIGHTS at GBTA

Global Business Travel announces launch of PREMIER INSIGHTS at GBTA

NEW YORK, NY – American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) today announcedthe launch of PREMIER INSIGHTS, a data visualization tool, which provides companies and their travel managers with a ...

Time is money: Air travelers willing to pay to save time on long-haul travel

Time is money: Air travelers willing to pay to save time on long-haul travel

Skyscanner has today revealed the value flight passengers are willing to pay to save an hour of their time during air travel.

IATA and FIATA announce new air cargo program

IATA and FIATA announce new air cargo program

GENEVA and ZURICH, Switzerland – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) are pleased to announce that an ...

LATAM Airlines to fly nonstop from Lima to Barcelona

LATAM Airlines to fly nonstop from Lima to Barcelona

SANTIAGO, Chile – LATAM Airlines Group today announced that it will operate three weekly nonstop flights between Lima, Peru and Barcelona, Spain, beginning 15 December 2016.

Tourism, a force for peace or bloodshed? The choice is up to us!

July: Tourism’s Trying Half-Month Tourism, a force for peace or bloodshed? The choice is up to us!

Dr. Peter Tarlow, Tourism Tidbits & special to eTN

The month of July has not been an easy month in the world, and especially in the world of tourism.

Global HIV response at International AIDS Conference

Global HIV response at International AIDS Conference

The World Health Organization is flagging 4 key challenges as the international community meets at the International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa, from July 18-22, 2016.

SkyTeam announces Global Meetings enhancements

SkyTeam announces Global Meetings enhancements

SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, has added further enhancements to its Global Meetings product, a dedicated travel solution for the meetings industry, to make arranging travel to ...

Blatant aggression: BBG CEO issues statement on detainment of Jeff Shell in Russia

Blatant aggression: BBG CEO issues statement on detainment of Jeff Shell in Russia

WASHINGTON, DC - On Tuesday, Broadcasting Board of Governors' Chairman Jeff Shell was denied entry into Russia and detained at Moscow's Sheremetevo Airport.

Russian consortium places largest cargo aircraft order in Boeing's history

Russian consortium places largest cargo aircraft order in Boeing's history

MOSCOW, Russia and ATLANTA, GA - Taylor English Duma LLP served as outside legal counsel to Russia's Volga-Dnepr Group on its agreement to acquire 20 Boeing 747 8F aircraft worth $8 billion.

UNWTO strongly condemns attack in Nice, France

UNWTO strongly condemns attack in Nice, France

MADRID, Spain - UNWTO is deeply shocked by the hideous attack perpetrated in Nice.

Volaris launches service from Dallas Fort Worth to Monterrey, Mexico

Volaris launches service from Dallas Fort Worth to Monterrey, Mexico

DFW AIRPORT, TX - Volaris has launched new flight service from Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport to Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico.

World Health Organization issues yellow fever situation report

World Health Organization issues yellow fever situation report

GENEVA, Switzerland - World Health Organization issued the latest yellow fever situation report today.

Summary:

Angola: 3625 suspected cases

World Travel & Tourism Council issues statement on Nice, France attack

World Travel & Tourism Council issues statement on Nice, France attack

LONDON, England - The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) wishes to express its shock and sadness at the abhorrent events in Nice, France on 14 July 2016, and the terrible loss of life.

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Center receives 'Highest Client Rating' award

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Center receives 'Highest Client Rating' award

BRISBANE, Australia - A highlight of the 2016 Annual Conference of the International Association of Convention Centres (AIPC) held last week in Nantes, France was the presentation of the 2016 AIPC ...

Vive la France from the International Coalition of Tourism Partners

ICTP condemns terror on Nice with a global message of hope for the travel and tourism industry Vive la France from the International Coalition of Tourism Partners

The Chairman of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners. Juergen Steinmetz is asking you to keep including Nice in your upcoming travel plans.

Boeing celebrates its centennial with successful Farnborough Airshow

Boeing celebrates its centennial with successful Farnborough Airshow

FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom - Boeing celebrates its centennial tomorrow amid a highly successful 2016 Farnborough International Airshow that has seen multi-billion dollar orders and commitments ...

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