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King of Spain signals strong support for UNWTO’s tourism ambitions

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2020

His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain joined the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) for a special gala dinner in Madrid ... Read More

Global Tourism Plastic Initiative launched

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 22, 2020

The Travel Foundation has today announced its commitment to tackle plastic pollution as part of the Global Tourism Plastics Initiative, ... Read More

John Manderfeld to retire Marin Management Hotel Management

Syndicated Content Editor Syndicated Content Editor- January 21, 2020

Marin Management, Inc., a California-based hotel management company, has announced that its founder and president, John Manderfeld, will retire effective ... Read More

European pilots: Flying in hostile airspace costs lives

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2020

Europe’s pilots are shocked and deeply saddened by the shooting down of Ukrainian Airlines flight PS752 in Iran and the ... Read More

Serbia and Kosovo relaunch direct flights between Belgrade and Pristina

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2020

Direct flights between Belgrade and Pristina were suspended after the 1998-1999 war in Kosovo, which broke away from Serbia and ... Read More

Mercure Vung Tau Resort: A first in Vietnam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2020

On the beachfront of Nghinh Phong Cape in southern Vietnam's Bien Hoa Province, Accor's Mercure Vung Tau Resort offers the perfect ... Read More

Four Seasons in Vancouver not up to standard: Forced to close

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2020

The 370-room  Four Seasons Hotel opened in 1976, and since then has hosted countless celebrities, politicians and business leaders. The ... Read More

War in Germany? Cologne is being evacuated

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2020

Did Brexit cause a war between Germany and Britain? Guests are fleeing the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Cologne. German Federal ... Read More

5 Travel Trends for 2020

editor editor- January 21, 2020

The new decade brings fresh trends for travel, exciting new destinations, and a growing consciousness around planning purposeful holidays. 2020 ... Read More

Sheraton Park Hotel Anaheim challenges: Taconic Capital takes over

Syndicated Content Editor Syndicated Content Editor- January 20, 2020

Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim Resort has been acquired by Taconic Capital Advisors L.P.(“Taconic Capital”). Anaheim is the home ... Read More

Who will be the next CEO for Nepal Tourism Board?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 20, 2020

Deepak Raj Joshi, the Current Chief Executive Officer of the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) ws unable to make it among ... Read More

New GM Announced for Pride Hotels

editor editor- January 20, 2020

Pride Hotels is an Indian hospitality brand with a presence in major cities across India. The group currently maintains a ... Read More

How to make money on American Travelers?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 20, 2020

Americans love to travel the world, including Europe, Africa, and Asia. According to the latest report by World Travel Monitor ... Read More

Aeroflot move to Sheremetyevo’s new Terminal C

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 20, 2020

Aeroflot today began phasing in operation of international flights from the new Terminal C at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport. The ... Read More

Passengers from China screened for deadly virus at three major US airports

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2020

Airline passengers traveling to US from Chinese city of Wuhan gripped by the outbreak of a new deadly pneumonia-like virus, ... Read More

Shanghai Airlines launches daily flights from Budapest to Shanghai

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2020

Just six months after its inaugural service with Shanghai Airlines took off, Budapest Airport celebrates the addition of two further ... Read More

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

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

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

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

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

ATM to launch inaugural in-destination forum Arival Dubai @ ATM

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2020

Travel, tourism and hospitality professionals from around the world will have an opportunity to explore the next generation of in-destination ... Read More

LATAM launches new cabin class for national and international flights

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2020

LATAM Airlines Group announced today that it will introduce its superior cabin class, Premium Economy, to all national and international ... Read More

Germany pledges record €86 billion to railway modernization

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2020

Germany has pledged to put 86 billion euros into the upkeep and modernization of its railways over the next decade. ... Read More

UNWTO: Sustainability, innovation and accessibility at FITUR 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2020

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) will place innovation and sustainability at the top of the agenda as it returns to ... Read More

Punta Cana hotels: Promise seal assures tourist safety in Dominican Republic

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2020

Punta Cana Hotel Consortium issued the following statement regarding tourist safety and security in the Dominican Republic: We are pleased ... Read More

What airline not to fly? What airlines to fly?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 13, 2020

Planning to fly in the United States? What is the best airline to fly in America?  What airlines you should ... Read More

Boeing has a new president and CEO: What is next?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 13, 2020

David L. Calhoun today assumed the role of president and chief executive officer of The Boeing Company. "With deep industry ... Read More

Lufthansa Group Airlines: 145 million passengers in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 13, 2020

In 2019, the airlines of the Lufthansa Group carried a total of 145 million passengers on board. This represents an ... Read More

Airbus adds XL capacity to its fleet with BelugaXL

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 13, 2020

The BelugaXL has entered into service, providing Airbus with 30% extra transport capacity in order to support the on-going production ... Read More

Canadian Transportation Safety investigators to travel to Iran

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2020

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) has obtained visas for its two investigators to travel to the Islamic Republic ... Read More

Non-stop from Düsseldorf to Caribbean and Mexico

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2020

TUI Fly Deutschland, formerly TUI Fly has, after lengthy consideration, decided to launch long-haul Boeing 787 Dreamliners flights from Düsseldorf ... Read More

Kenya Tourism Sector Performance Report 2019

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 10, 2020

Vacationing in Kenya! This is a favorite for American travelers and big business for the Kenya Tourism Industry. Witness to ... Read More

International hotel group Maritim opens two new properties in Europe

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2020

International hotel group Maritim Hotels has opened new properties in Europe - Maritim Hotel Paradise Blue Albena in Bulgaria has ... Read More