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South Africa selling tiger and lion hunts to Chinese nouveau riche

South Africa selling tiger and lion hunts to Chinese nouveau riche

editor editor- June 25, 2019 08:34 0

Tigers, leopards, lions, elephants and rhinos were among the many species of wild animals on offer by South African hunting outfitters at the first-ever Chinese ... Read More

Canada’s Minister of Transport approves WestJet’s proposed acquisition by Onex

Canada’s Minister of Transport approves WestJet’s proposed acquisition by Onex

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 24, 2019 22:48 0

WestJet Airlines Ltd. announced that Onex Corporation has received approval from the Minister of Transport (Canada) on the basis that the proposed acquisition of WestJet ... Read More

US DOT awards $495 million in infrastructure grants to 327 airports in 46 states

US DOT awards $495 million in infrastructure grants to 327 airports in 46 states

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 24, 2019 22:11 0

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $495 million in airport infrastructure grants, the ... Read More

Holistica: New model for destination development

Holistica: New model for destination development

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 24, 2019 19:09 0

Two respected leaders in the travel and tourism industry, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. and privately-held ITM Group, are teaming to form a new destination company, ... Read More

Lufthansa is informs investors about further development of its airline strategy

Lufthansa is informs investors about further development of its airline strategy

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 24, 2019 16:45 0

The Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG is informing investors and analysts today about the further development of its airline strategy. The planned actions should ... Read More

Iran – Ghana signs MOU on tourism and free trade zone cooperation

Iran – Ghana signs MOU on tourism and free trade zone cooperation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 23, 2019 21:46 0

The deputy head of the Supreme Council of Iran's Free Trade, Industrial and Special Economic Zones for cultural, tourism and industry affairs, Mohammad Reza Rostami, ... Read More

Death by Vacation: Think you’re safe?

Death by Vacation: Think you’re safe?

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- June 22, 2019 00:41 0

No one plans to die on a vacation! We have learned to take precautions that will keep sickness and death at bay. We know to ... Read More

First Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner delivered to Taiwanese EVA Air

First Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner delivered to Taiwanese EVA Air

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 21, 2019 18:26 0

Taiwanese Evergreen Airways (EVA Air) today celebrated the delivery of its first Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, marking the first of 20 super-efficient 787-10s the carrier plans ... Read More

Airbus steals Le Bourget show with 595 orders vs. Boeing’s 234

Airbus steals Le Bourget show with 595 orders vs. Boeing’s 234

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 21, 2019 16:45 0

Airbus easily outpaced US rival Boeing with the number of orders for its aircraft, as it dominated Le Bourget airfield on the final day of ... Read More

RIU Palace Sunny Beach opened in Bulgaria after deadly safety issues at RIU Hotels in the Caribbean

RIU Palace Sunny Beach opened in Bulgaria after deadly safety issues at RIU Hotels in the Caribbean

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 21, 2019 08:11 0

RIU Hotels & Resorts has opened  Riu Palace Sunny Beach in Bulgaria a new adults-only resort with all-inclusive service. Located in the Sunny Beach area, ... Read More

Marriott expands Ritz-Carlton brand to Portland

Marriott expands Ritz-Carlton brand to Portland

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 20, 2019 19:07 0

Marriott International has signed an agreement with developer BPM Real Estate Group to bring its Ritz-Carlton brand for the first time to Portland and the Pacific ... Read More

Qatar Executive expands its fleet with two state-of-the-art Gulfstream jets

Qatar Executive expands its fleet with two state-of-the-art Gulfstream jets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 20, 2019 14:50 0

Qatar Executive is pleased to confirm delivery of two new state-of-the-art Gulfstream jets providing even more passengers with a luxurious, unique and refined flying experience. ... Read More

AVIAREPS Japan Ltd selected as Guam Tourism Board Japan Marketing Representative

AVIAREPS Japan Ltd selected as Guam Tourism Board Japan Marketing Representative

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 20, 2019 07:28 0

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) has announced the appointment of AVIAREPS Japan Ltd to provide tourism destination marketing representation services in Japan led by GVB ... Read More

How to buy a Turkish Passport? Citizenship tourism trends with a Chinese twist

How to buy a Turkish Passport? Citizenship tourism trends with a Chinese twist

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 19, 2019 22:21 0

Buying Turkish Citizenship is the latest trend in citizen tourism specifically for Chinese. Citizenship tourism has become big business in countries around the world. Several ... Read More

Turkmenistan Airlines intends to order one Boeing 777-200LR

Turkmenistan Airlines intends to order one Boeing 777-200LR

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 19, 2019 18:31 0

Boeing  and Turkmenistan Airlines, the national carrier of Turkmenistan, today announced the airline's plan to extend its long-haul operations by adding a fourth 777-200LR (Long ... Read More

Airbus and Safran team up for greener vertical flight

Airbus and Safran team up for greener vertical flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 19, 2019 15:27 0

Airbus Helicopters, the world’s largest civil helicopter manufacturer, and Safran Helicopter Engines, the global leader in helicopter turbines, are teaming up to prepare the future ... Read More

Fuji Dream Airlines orders two E175s

Fuji Dream Airlines orders two E175s

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 18, 2019 21:15 0

Embraer announced today, at the 53rd International Paris Air Show, that it has signed a contract with Japan's Fuji Dream Airlines (FDA) for a firm order of two E175 ... Read More

Sale of Timmins hotels

Sale of Timmins hotels

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 18, 2019 20:51 0

Holloway Lodging Corporation ("Holloway") is a real estate corporation focused on acquiring, adding value to and operating select service hotels and managing hotels for third ... Read More

World demand for 10,550 new aircraft

World demand for 10,550 new aircraft

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 18, 2019 19:57 0

Since 2004, when the 1st edition of Embraer's Market Outlook was published, the company's analysts have continuously refined their forecast models in order to identify ... Read More

Wings Travel Management expands technology services with strategic acquisition of specialist technology firm

Wings Travel Management expands technology services with strategic acquisition of specialist technology firm

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 18, 2019 18:55 0

Wings Travel Management expands technology services with the strategic acquisition of specialist technology firm Wings Travel Management www.wings.travel has announced a major expansion of its technology ... Read More

Atlantic Airways orders two A320neo jets

Atlantic Airways orders two A320neo jets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 18, 2019 15:35 0

Atlantic Airways, the Faroe Islands flag carrier, has signed a Purchase Agreement with Airbus for two A320neo aircraft, becoming the latest A320neo customer. The engine ... Read More

ZERO! Not a single new Boeing order announced on day one of Paris Air Show

ZERO! Not a single new Boeing order announced on day one of Paris Air Show

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 18, 2019 15:21 0

European aerospace giant Airbus recorded over 100 orders for its aircraft, as the Paris Air Show kicked off on Monday at Le Bourget. According to ... Read More

Accor Hotels: Global developments in the luxury segment

Accor Hotels: Global developments in the luxury segment

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 17, 2019 23:20 0

With over 4,800 hotels, resorts and residences across 100 countries, Accor, a global augmented hospitality group, continues to strengthen and expand its luxury portfolio worldwide. ... Read More

Embraer and United Airlines new contract is signed

Embraer and United Airlines new contract is signed

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 17, 2019 20:03 0

Embraer announced today, at the 53rd International Paris Air Show, that it has signed a contract with United Airlines for up to 39 E175s. The order ... Read More

Boeing invests $1 million in Brazil’s sustainable aviation fuel industry

Boeing invests $1 million in Brazil’s sustainable aviation fuel industry

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 17, 2019 19:35 0

Boeing will invest in Brazil’s efforts to establish a sustainable aviation fuel industry. The investment will focus on initiatives that maximize social, economic and environmental ... Read More

US DOT announces  over $19 million in grants for U.S. small shipyards

US DOT announces over $19 million in grants for U.S. small shipyards

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 17, 2019 18:41 0

Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced $19.6 million in grants to support capital improvements at 28 U.S. small shipyards as a ... Read More

Pakistan Tourism: Naran Valley has no electricity

Pakistan Tourism: Naran Valley has no electricity

Aftab Kola Aftab Kola- June 16, 2019 20:49 0

There has been no electrical power supply available in Naran Valley since last October's snowfall. The Valley, which is one of the most popular tourist ... Read More

Bird shared electric scooter program launches in Chicago

Bird shared electric scooter program launches in Chicago

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019 19:25 0

Today, June 15, 2019, Bird's shared electric scooter fleet lands on the streets of Chicago as part of the city-run pilot program. The founder of ... Read More

Four Seasons expands in Bay Area with second hotel in San Francisco

Four Seasons expands in Bay Area with second hotel in San Francisco

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 18:30 0

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world's leading luxury hospitality company, has been selected by an affiliate of Westbrook Partners, a privately-owned, fully integrated real ... Read More

Chicago Marriott Schaumburg announces $22 million renovation

Chicago Marriott Schaumburg announces $22 million renovation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 23:00 0

Chicago Marriott Schaumburg has officially begun a $22 million renovation, with an expected completion date of August 2019. The property is elegantly updated to revitalize ... Read More

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