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EU countries may suspend Schengen due to coronavirus epidemic

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2020

The Schengen Code allows EU countries to suspend the free movement of people and resume temporary control at the borders ... Read More

Coronavirus in Italy: Extraordinary safety measures put in place

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 24, 2020

The first weekend of the rapid spread of Coronavirus in Italy activated the security system that involved all health institutions ... Read More

Prague Airport launches high-resolution live runway stream

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 24, 2020

Watching what happens at Prague Airport live has never been easier. A unique project has recently been launched: a new ... Read More

Russia is the Convention & Culture Partner of ITB Berlin 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 24, 2020

The world’s largest country is the Convention & Culture Partner of the World’s Largest Travel Trade Show. ”We are delighted ... Read More

10 people injured in German Carnival parade car attack

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 24, 2020

More than 10 people were injured when a car deliberately crashed into a crowd during a Carnival parade in the ... Read More

SAS top in Fly Quiet and Green

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 24, 2020

Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) has taken the top spot in ‘Fly Quiet and Green’ league table for Q4. The airline ... Read More

Venice Tourism stops Carnival sending visitors home

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 24, 2020

Italians and visitors getting ready to attend the rest of the Venice Carnival or the Milan Fashion week will have ... Read More

Milan and Venice on high alert for Coronavirus

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 23, 2020

A scenario where COVID-19 could spread in two major Italian Cities and travel destinations, namely Milan and Venice would turn ... Read More

Italy reports 34 cases of coronavirus infection

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 22, 2020

The sudden breakout of coronavirus in Italy has claimed new victim in the northern Italian region of Lombardy. According to ... Read More

Heathrow targets zero carbon airport by mid-2030s

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2020

Heathrow has announced it’s become one of the world’s first major aviation hubs to become carbon neutral, for its infrastructure, ... Read More

ITB Berlin: 15th Pow-Wow for socially responsible travel professionals

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2020

Over the last 17 years at ITB Berlin sustainable and socially responsible tourism have had a firmly established place in ... Read More

Four Seasons Hotel Prague announces new General Manager

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2020

Four Seasons Hotel Prague announces the appointment of Martin Dell as the new General Manager.This new role follows his most ... Read More

What happened to human rights in the United States of America?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 21, 2020

Should Julian Assange be extradited to the USA. He is facing 17 new charges relating to the Espionage Act of 1917 in ... Read More

Travel sentiment for European destinations on the rise

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2020

The European Travel Commission (ETC), the European Tourism Association (ETOA), Eurail B.V. and the European Commission, have today released the ... Read More

Cornwall Airport Newquay names new Managing Director

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2020

Cornwall Airport Newquay announced that from 4 May 2020 it will be appointing Pete Downes as its new Managing Director. ... Read More

Space for visions: Center for Creativity at Frankfurt Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2020

Soft drinks, LEGO, lounge chairs: what sounds like a relaxed family vacation at the beach is actually a unique facility ... Read More

How Is A Customer Superyacht Built? We Take A Closer Look

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2020

Seeing a superyacht in all its glory often begs the question: how exactly did such an incredible vessel come to ... Read More

UNWTO places tourism in the European Parliament

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2020

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) today addressed the European Parliament in the context of several high-level meetings ... Read More

Chinese coronavirus epidemic can cost Russian tourism $455 million

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2020

China is the largest single source of tourists to Russia. In 2019, 1.5 million Chinese visitors traveled to Russian Federation. ... Read More

Václav Havel Airport Prague announces changes of check-in procedure

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2020

Prague Airport continues to implement projects designed to facilitate the airport’s modernization and capacity increases, such as the reconstruction of ... Read More

Lufthansa Group renews IT partnership with Amadeus

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2020

The Lufthansa Group and Amadeus have renewed and expanded their longstanding technology partnership.  Through this agreement, Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, Brussels ... Read More

Hamburg offers a variety of planet-friendly venues

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2020

With sustainability consistently topping the agenda for planners, Hamburg has a variety of planet-friendly venues that can help planners reduce ... Read More

Russia bans all Chinese visitors amid coronavirus epidemic

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2020

Russian officials announced that all Chinese citizens will be banned from entering Russian Federation effective February 20, 2020, amid coronavirus ... Read More

Malta Tourism N. America Wins Silver Travvy: Best European Destination

editor editor- February 18, 2020

The Malta Tourism Authority (MTA) has won the silver award for Best European Destination at the Annual Travvy Awards which ... Read More

Incoming Tour Operators Association – Ireland names new President

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2020

Rob Rankin is the new incoming president of the Incoming Tour Operators Association - Ireland. This group is comprised of ... Read More

UNWTO supports sustainable tourism growth in Greece

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2020

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) paid a high-level visit to Greece to meet with the Prime Minister ... Read More

Egypt’s Tourism: Encouraging numbers from Milan BIT travel exhibition

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 18, 2020

Egyptian tourism has demonstrated its best at the last edition of the BIT (Borsa Internazionale del Turismo) travel exhibition in ... Read More

Milan hosts 2020 IGLTA Annual Global Convention

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 18, 2020

Fiera Milano and Sonders & Beach have renewed the partnership which provides for the creation of an area dedicated to ... Read More

Minister Bains: We monitor sale of Canada’s Bombardier Transportation to French Alstom SA

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 17, 2020

The Honorable Navdeep Bains, Canada's Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, made the following statement on the potential sale of ... Read More

Where and how Germans will travel in the future?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 17, 2020

Where will Germans travel in the future? How will Germans travel in the next 20 years? Europeans have big travel ... Read More

Ukraine International Airlines launches memorial to victims of Iran attack

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 17, 2020

On Monday, February 17, at Boryspil International airport, Ukraine International Airlines launched the construction of a park in memoriam of ... Read More

Airbus: US decision to increase tariffs on EU planes ‘regrettable’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 17, 2020

European multinational aerospace corporation Airbus issued a statement, saying that the decision of the Office of U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) ... Read More

Overtourism not coronavirus: AIRBNB worry in Europe

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 16, 2020

At the same time, tourism leaders everywhere in the world have sleepless nights over coronavirus to stop tourism in their ... Read More

Passenger with bagful of bullets arrested in Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2020

Police officers have apprehended a woman trying to carry a bag with 50 small-caliber bullets through Sheremetyevo Airport in Moscow, ... Read More

First coronavirus death in Europe: Chinese tourist dies in Paris hospital

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2020

An 80-year-old Chinese tourist has died from the new coronavirus at a Paris hospital, marking the first death confirmed outside of Asia and the ... Read More

Portuguese artist Santiago Ribeiro exhibits in the Czech Republic

Syndicated Content Editor Syndicated Content Editor- February 15, 2020

Coimbra artist Santiago Ribeiro participates in the exhibition * Arts Week in the Czech Republic * from 14 to 20 ... Read More