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Iran Hotel & Tourism Investment Conference commences on February 7

In the run-up to the first Iran Hotel and Tourism Investment Conference (IHTIC) in Tehran, organiser, Bench Events, has praised Iran’s commitment to boost economic growth and transform the ...

Boost in demand for Mexico travel offers growth opportunity for airline industry

The Mexico Tourism Board announced today that Mexico's global air connectivity continues to grow at a record pace, with airlines around the world adding new routes, additional flights on existing ...

International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) concerned about U.S. travel ban for for citizens of Iran, Sudan, Syria, Libya, Somalia, Iraq, Yemen Tourism Leader speaks out against US President Trump executive order to ban travel to the United States

The chairman of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) Juergen T Steinmetz today released a statement on his Facebook in response to the United States president Donald Trump ...

Food travelers are universal explorers

If you rarely leave your neighborhood and travel across town to a new neighborhood to go to a special grocery store or to eat out, you are still a "food traveler." The distance covered is not as ...

Qantas makes bigger footprint at LAX

The new building has enabled Qantas to consolidate its property footprint in Los Angeles, with 40 corporate employees moving into new offices in the LAX hangar and joining the team of local ...

$13.6 trillion: Damaging impact of conflicts on global finances

A newly published report has highlighted the damaging impact of conflicts on the word’s finances, saying violence cost the global economy $13.6 trillion in 2015.

Viking Ocean Cruises: Viking Sky delivered

Viking Ocean Cruises today announced it took delivery of Viking Sky, the company's third ship.

Seychelles looking at Finland as tourism source market at MATKA

The Seychelles Tourism Board Manager for the Nordics market, Ms.

Turkey is deemed the ‘most unsafe’ holiday destination by Brits

Turkey has become one of the world’s most popular countries to visit for holidaymakers, but terrorism and the war in Syria has frightened Brits recently and now more than one in four of us ...

European river cruises rank as the top international luxury "destination"

Today, Travel Leaders Group released its top luxury travel trends for 2017 in which European river cruises rank as the top international luxury "destination" outside North America that is being ...

Crystal's 2019 luxury travel experiences reach far corners of the world

With a continued focus on more choices of luxurious ways to travel the world, Crystal is the first cruise line to officially unveil a full collection of worldwide itineraries for 2019, and all are ...

UNWTO: Mrs. Dho Young-shim competing to become Secretary General South Korea want to lead another United Nations Agency

The latest candidate wanting to take over the post of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is Mrs. Dho Young-shim.

Turkish Airlines and PIA expand codeshare cooperation

Turkish Airlines and Pakistan International Airlines have expanded their codeshare cooperation starting on February 1st, 2017.

Travel Law The case of price fixing conspiracy by four major US airlines

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson

“There are presently a total of 105 cases consolidated in this action...For the purposes of this motion (to dismiss)...the Court accepts as true the allegations in the Complaint...(The) ...

Choice Hotels: Success fueled by new projects and dynamic brand performance

Choice Hotels International, Inc. is expanding with newly developed properties in top markets around the world.

Carnival Horizon: European voyages and Caribbean itineraries from New York and Miami

For the inaugural season of its newest ship, Carnival Horizon, debuting in April 2018, Carnival Cruise Line has assembled a wide array of exciting and diverse itineraries featuring breathtaking ...

Four Seasons continues to grow global portfolio

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world's leading luxury hospitality company, is strengthening its presence in the luxury hotel and residential space, and building on its position as the ...

Skyscanner offers seamless facilitated booking to first Asian airline

Scoot has become the first low cost carrier to be featured on Skyscanner’s Direct Booking platform.

IMEX Group launches "Talking Point" strategy

The IMEX Group is taking a new approach to its education and content strategies from 2017 by introducing an annual “talking point.”

Oceanographer Jean-Michel Cousteau to join two luxury voyages aboard Crystal Serenity

Aboard three luxury Crystal voyages throughout the wildlife rich waters of the world, one of the foremost living oceanographic experts will share tales from his lifetime of underwater ...

Emirates airline answers the call for Greece-US service

Emirates airline has just announced it will begin flying between Athens and John F. Kennedy International Airport in NYC on March 12 of this year.

CALC receives “Best Investment Value Award”

China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited, the largest independent operating aircraft lessor in China, is pleased to announce that CALC received the ‘Best Investment Value Award’ at the ...

How was the slot machine invented?

Slot machines have brought joy to the lives of many and misery to others, however who would have guessed that all those years ago, a simple mechanical gambling machine would become such an iconic ...

How travel can give a life new purposse

Maria G. Yates

In late 2015, my life took a turn. I became a widow, a title I despise by the way, mostly because of the reaction I receive - mostly from customer service personnel.

“Marital status?” ...

Italy performs well for Seychelles Tourism

Italy performed well with an increase in arrivals of 5% to Seychelles with a total of almost 23, 000 Italians visiting the archipelago in 2016.

Telegraph Show in London see Seychelles Tourism team presence

The Telegraph Travel Show’s return to Excel, London provided the consumer with various travel experiences through expert talks, advice hubs and numerous exhibitors.

UNWTO Secretary General candidate: We are one tourism family

Last night at the Brazilian Embassy in Madrid, Marcio Favilla, Executive Director of the UNWTO, launched his candidacy to become UNWTO´s Secretary General, and Alain St Ange from the Seychelles ...

Fincantieri S.p.A. to build two new cruise ships for Carnival Corporation

Carnival Corporation & plc today announced that it has signed a memorandum of agreement with Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri S.p.A.

INVESTOUR 2017 convenes more than 20 African Ministers of Tourism at FITUR

INVESTOUR, a unique platform for tourism businesses from Africa and Europe to meet has convened more than 20 African Ministers of Tourism at FITUR, the Spanish Tourism Fair.

loop 2017 - perfect chance for international luxury tourism suppliers to enter German market

Only few peoples in the world are said to be as keen travelers as the Germans.

UNWTO begins the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain presided over the event celebrating the launch of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, organized by the World Tourism Organization ...

Zimbabwe Tourism Minister pledges renewal and reform if elected UNWTO Secretary General

"In a very real sense, my candidature – Africa’s candidature – is premised on a commitment to bring about renewal and reform of our organization.

Dr. Mzembi makes emotional case in bid for UNWTO Secretary General

Your Excellencies; Honorable Ministers; Ambassadors and Members of the Diplomatic Corps; a very special salutation to His Excellency, Dr Taleb Rifai, Secretary General of the UNWTO; UNWTO ...

International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017 kicks off at FITUR, Madrid

Nearly 600 participants attended yesterday the Official Launch of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017.

Tanzania Tourism looking for tourists from Israel

Apolinari Tairo, eTN Tanzania

Tanzania President John Magufuli had expressed his intention to open a Tanzania embassy in Tel Aviv in a letter he addressed to Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during his official visit ...

Emirates strengthens flights between Dubai and Nairobi

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa

Kenya Tourism is expecting to receive a welcomed boost when Dubai’s Emirates airline increases its flights this summer.

Minister Mzembi makes run for UNWTO Secretary General official

Although he has been campaigning for several months now, today Zimbabwe's Minister of Tourism, the Hon. Walter Mzembi, made the official announcement at FITUR.

Alain St.Ange presents Statement of Intent to UNWTO

On the first day of Fitur in Madrid, the leading international tourism fair in Spain, Alain St.Ange—former Seychelles Minister of Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine—presented his ...

Airberlin offers 84 nonstop flights from Berlin and Dusseldorf to eight US destinations

airberlin is continuing to expand its market leadership in Berlin-Tegel and is offering more flights to Miami and New York (JFK) in the coming summer schedule.

13th Edition of the UNWTO Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism

Guanajuato’s State Ministry of Tourism (Mexico), Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group (Belgium), Govardhan Ecovillage (India) and Dutch Travel Trade Association (Netherlands) were the winners of 13th ...

International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association IGLTA named for FITUR Gay Tourism Award

“Argentina is a leader in LGBT rights in Latin America and a top LGBT travel destination, so we are very pleased to align ourselves more closely with the chamber of commerce,” said IGLTA ...

Poland on Kenya Tourism’s radar

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa

Poland has been on the horizon of the Kenya Tourism Board for some time now. It is a member country of the European Union, and visitor numbers have risen steadily for in particular the Kenya ...

Summer can’t start soon enough, and Air India is ready

Air India is adding 2 long-haul flights into Europe and North America courtesy of hub connections with Star Alliance partners SAS Scandinavian and United Airlines.

XOJET partners with Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group

XOJET, the leader in on-demand private jet charter services, today announced its first global hotel partnership with Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, the award-winning owner and operator of some of ...

Finnair to launch first non-charter service to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

The Mexico Tourism Board announced the first direct nonstop flight from Helsinki to Puerto Vallarta between November 19, 2017 and March 18, 2018.

Studying abroad? How about adding to the experience with more travel?

Ah, the student life. Is there anything better than combining work and play by studying abroad? How about adding to the experience with more travel.

Southwest Airlines announces new international services

Southwest Airlines today announced new flights throughout its previously published schedule that bring San Diego Customers the carrier's 31st destination available through nonstop service, San ...

What do travel and tourism have in common with books?

Anil Mathur, eTN India

If you represent Abu Dhabi tourism, travel and tourism go hand in hand with books.

Thomas Cook Group Airlines continue US expansion

Mardiks Public Relations has been hired by Thomas Cook Group Airlines to launch new routes to Europe from the US for two of the company’s carriers, Condor Airlines and Thomas Cook Airlines.

Seychelles former Tourism Minister filing official papers for UNWTO SG

It is a busy and exciting time at FITUR, as candidates for the Secretary General position for the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) make their announcements for candidacy and file their ...

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