Short News: Ayana, Turkish Airlines, Pratt & Whitney, CITTI Media, NIRA Dynamics, HeyHolidays, Ethiopian Airlines

  • AYANA celebrates the completed redesign of its famous Spa on the Rocks treatment villas, in Singapore coupled with products aimed to expand the guest experience.
  • Turkish Airlines presents its new commercial starring world famous heart surgeon and TV personality Dr. Oz at the Super Bowl LII.
  • Pratt & Whitney today kicked off its 35th year in the Asia Pacific region with the inauguration of GP7200 overhaul capability at its Singapore engine center.
  • CITTI Media today announced that the first edition of the five-day Festival of Bharat will now be taking place at arguably India’s most iconic – and one of the world’s most beautiful – events locations, the IGNCA and IGNCA lawns by Rajpath, in the heart of New Delhi.
  • NIRA Dynamics and Klimator intensify their co-operation and offer Swedish road services detailed road condition forecasts.
  • HeyHolidays, a global player in online vacation rentals, has raised $1 million funding from Hampton Capital
  • Ethiopian Airlines Group will commence direct flight from Addis Ababa to Chicago effective as of June 02, 2018.
Juergen Thomas Steinmetz has continuously worked in the travel and tourism industry since he was a teenager in Germany (1979), beginning as a travel agent up through today as a publisher of eTurboNews (eTN), one of the world’s most influential and most-read travel and tourism publications. He is also Chairman of ICTP. His experiences include working and collaborating with various national tourism offices and non-governmental organizations, as well as private and non-profit organizations, and in planning, implementing, and quality control of a range of travel and tourism-related activities and programs, including tourism policies and legislation. His major strengths include a vast knowledge of travel and tourism from the point of view of a successful private enterprise owner, superb networking skills, strong leadership, excellent communication skills, strong team player, attention to detail, dutiful respect for compliance in all regulated environments, and advisory skills in both political and non-political arenas with respect to tourism programs, policies, and legislation. He has a thorough knowledge of current industry practices and trends and is a computer and Internet junkie.