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Washington (IAD) to Newark (EWR) every hour on United Airlines

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2020

Flying from Washington to New York is entering a new era. United Airlines today announced a new hourly shuttle service ... Read More

Hotel Operator goes all out in Indonesia and Malaysia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2020

Hotel Management Japan Co. Ltd. (HMJ), a prominent hotel operator that manages some of Japan's renowned hotels such as the ... Read More

Tahiti Tourisme Appoints New CEO

editor editor- January 17, 2020

At a Tahiti Tourisme Board of Directors meeting held on January 13, 2020, it was decided to appoint Jean-Marc Mocellin ... Read More

Getting sick or injured remains top concern for cruise tourists

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2020

The new annual cruise survey of roughly 2,072 U.S. respondents revealed that getting sick or injured before or during a ... Read More

What Sandals Resorts Butler Request Gets the Biggest Wow?

editor editor- January 17, 2020

If Sandals Elite Butler service is new to you, imagine interacting with someone who knows in some instances what you ... Read More

US Travel: Enhancements coming to 2020 IPW in Las Vegas

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

Guided by interviews and focus group discussions with a task force of dozens of U.S. exhibitors, international buyers and media ... Read More

Greater Fort Lauderdale CVB appoints new Vice President

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau (GFLCVB) welcomes Mike Sophia as Vice President of Sports Business Development. In ... Read More

Five countries demand compensation from Iran for downed Ukrainian Boeing

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

Canadian Foreign Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne announced that Canada, Afghanistan, the United Kingdom, Sweden and Ukraine are demanding that Iran pay ... Read More

New Decade, New Family Destination: Sands Resorts Macao Offers US Travelers an Unforgettable Spring Break Getaway

editor editor- January 16, 2020

Sands Resorts Macao, a fully integrated and bustling resort city located in the heart of Macao that encompasses seven luxurious ... Read More

UNIGLOBE Chairman’s Circle gala raises $17,000 for Safe Schools for Refugees in Ethiopia project

editor editor- January 16, 2020

UNIGLOBE Travel International Chairman’s Circle members have donated $17,000 USD raised at their annual awards gala to the Plan International ... Read More

Jamaica Rum Festival to be Marketed as Tourism Product

editor editor- January 16, 2020

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has announced that the Jamaica Rum Festival (JRF) will be packaged and marketed as ... Read More

Brazil’s Azul flies to New York’s JFK Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

The statue of Liberty, Times Square and Central Park are now closer than ever for Azul customers with new daily ... Read More

Potassium-driven rechargeable batteries: An effort towards a more sustainable environment

Syndicated Content Editor Syndicated Content Editor- January 16, 2020

Replacing lithium in rechargeable batteries with a more abundant material like potassium could help us develop a more environment-friendly energy ... Read More

China Aircraft Leasing Group receives its first Boeing 787 Dreamliners

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

China Aircraft Leasing Group (CALC) announce that it has successfully received its first batch of two Boeing 787 Dreamliner passenger ... Read More

Issues with baggage are increasing at international airports

Syndicated Content Editor Syndicated Content Editor- January 16, 2020

Travelers who travel by plane increasingly have to deal with issues concerning their baggage. A noticeable increase has been visible ... Read More

17.8 million airline passengers traveled through Prague Airport in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

Based on the latest operating results, Prague Airport handled a total of 17,804,900 passengers in 2019. That means that approximately ... Read More

LATAM moves its New York JFK operations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

LATAM Airlines Group announced today that it will relocate its operations at John F. Kennedy International Airport (New York City) ... Read More

FAA declares South Florida a No Drone Zone during Super Bowl LIV

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

Hard Rock Stadium near Miami is a “No Drone Zone” for Super Bowl LIV on Feb. 2, 2020. Drones also ... Read More

UNWTO Secretary General close friend Mussalim Afandiyev quit

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 16, 2020

According to eTN sources, Mussalim Afandiyev surprisingly quit his high paying job at UNWTO after a falling out with Secretary-General ... Read More

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts appoints GM in Vietnam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 16, 2020

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has appointed Brice Borin as the General Manager of Mӧvenpick Resort Cam Ranh in Khanh Hoa ... Read More

Where to find love for less than $50 in Bangkok?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 16, 2020

The Garden of Love can be found at a Mövenpick Hotel. Bangkok always has been known as a city of ... Read More

Airbus demonstrates first fully automatic vision-based take-off

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

Airbus has successfully performed the first fully automatic vision-based take-off using an Airbus Family test aircraft at Toulouse-Blagnac airport. The ... Read More

Landmark Cathedral burned down in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 16, 2020

A landmark of the country and also a tourist attraction in Malabo,  the Capital city of Equatorial Guinea burned down ... Read More

ITB Berlin: Strong upward trend in India’s outbound travel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

The strong growth in outbound trips from India continued seamlessly again into 2019. In particular, destinations within Asia benefited from ... Read More

Curaçao Tourist Board partners with AFC Ajax

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

The Dutch soccer team Ajax and the Curaçao Tourist Board have reached an agreement to work together as partners, starting ... Read More

Saint Lucia names Goodwill and Brand Ambassadors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

The Government of Saint Lucia has announced the names of twelve Saint Lucians appointed as Goodwill Ambassadors and nine as ... Read More

United Airlines jet with burning engine makes emergency landing in Newark

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

United Airlines flight from Newark, New Jersey to Los Angeles, California was forced to turn around shortly after takeoff and ... Read More

Africa Hotel Investment Forum set for 2 events in Africa this year

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 16, 2020

Africa's premier hotel investment gathering, the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) is expected to take place in 2 African cities ... Read More

Air Canada continues fleet modernization with its first Airbus A220-300

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

Air Canada today unveiled the newest member of its fleet, the Airbus A220-300, before employees and special guests at the ... Read More

Road trip Bangkok to Phuket: The Great Southern Thailand Adventure

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- January 16, 2020

I needed to attend a meeting in Phuket and had time to visit and explore. We decided to drive and ... Read More

Customer service agents reach deal with Air Canada

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

Unifor Local 2002, the union representing customer service agents in call centers and airports, customer journey management and customer relations ... Read More

Fairmont Century Plaza names key senior hotel executives

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2020

Christof Luedi, Regional Vice President Accor Southern California, is pleased to announce the appointment of several key executives at Fairmont ... Read More

Alaska Airlines announces daily nonstop flight between Seattle and Monterey

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2020

Alaska Airlines announced today it will begin daily nonstop service between Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and Monterey Regional Airport (MRY) in ... Read More

Boeing Applauds President Trump on US-China Trade Deal

editor editor- January 15, 2020

US President Trump and China’s chief negotiator, Liu He, signed Phase 1 of a trade agreement. This agreement will ease ... Read More

Plans in High Gear for UNWTO Conference on Resilience and Innovation

editor editor- January 15, 2020

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett says plans are in high gear for Jamaica to host the first ever UNWTO  ... Read More

Boeing 2019 aircraft delivery numbers lowest since 2008

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2020

Boeing lost 87 orders for commercial planes last year, meaning cancellations outnumbered new purchases in 2019. It delivered just 79 ... Read More