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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

Turkmenistan Airlines improves safety standards with Lufthansa

Turkmenistan Airlines improves safety standards with Lufthansa

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 19:52 0

Turkmenistan Airlines (TUA) is the only airline of Turkmenistan, headquartered in Ashgabat. It operates domestic and international passenger and cargo services  since 4 May 1992. Read More

Second largest airport in the world about to open

Second largest airport in the world about to open

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 19:02 0

The new Beijing Daxing International Airport completed its first test flights of passenger planes in May 2019. The airport's construction is expected to be completed  ... Read More

OLS Hotels & Resorts expands in Hawaii with Volcano House

OLS Hotels & Resorts expands in Hawaii with Volcano House

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 18:40 0

OLS Hotels & Resorts, a hotel company with 24 hotels and resorts throughout the U.S., announced that effective June 10, 2019, the company is providing ... Read More

U.S. DOT launches Port Infrastructure Development Program

U.S. DOT launches Port Infrastructure Development Program

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 00:32 0

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to apply for $292.7 million in discretionary grant funding through the ... Read More

WestJet – buy business, get gold

WestJet – buy business, get gold

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 12, 2019 19:34 0

"Buy Business, get Gold" giving guests the opportunity to become a WestJet Rewards Gold member before they fly until February 29, 2020 with the booking ... Read More

Ryanair acquires Malta Air

Ryanair acquires Malta Air

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 12, 2019 19:29 0

Ryanair Holdings has made arrangements for the acquisition of Malta Air, a Maltese start-up, in which Ryanair will transfer and increase its fleet of 6 ... Read More

Four Seasons announces new hotel and private residences in Minneapolis

Four Seasons announces new hotel and private residences in Minneapolis

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019 16:36 0

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company, in partnership with United Properties, a leading commercial property development and investment company in ... Read More

Canadians rescued by SWAT and safe after abduction in Ghana

Canadians rescued by SWAT and safe after abduction in Ghana

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 12, 2019 08:05 0

National Security Operatives  in Ghana completed an operation which successfully rescued the two Canadian women recently abducted in the Ashanti Region. The operation was conducted ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities

Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities

Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka- June 11, 2019 23:55 0

The Rapid Response Team by Safertourism reached out to Sri Lanka tourism authorities including the minister of tourism and industry leaders within hours of the ... Read More

Baltimore/Washington International Airport orders 20 new shuttle buses

Baltimore/Washington International Airport orders 20 new shuttle buses

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 22:23 0

Maryland Department of Transportation has issued a new order of 15 forty-foot and five sixty-foot Xcelsior clean diesel heavy-duty transit buses. The buses, which will ... Read More

Accor hospitality group: Significant growth in North & Central America

Accor hospitality group: Significant growth in North & Central America

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 21:53 0

Global hospitality group Accor continues to present record growth figures in North & Central America, a key region for the Group’s global development strategy. Accor’s ... Read More

W Hotels debuts newly reimagined three Atlanta hotels

W Hotels debuts newly reimagined three Atlanta hotels

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 16:35 0

Georgia is on our mind. W Hotels Worldwide revealed major upgrades to each of the city’s three W hotels (W Atlanta – Midtown, W Atlanta ... Read More

Brave new world: Bizarre air travel ideas dreamt up by aviation industry

Brave new world: Bizarre air travel ideas dreamt up by aviation industry

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 16:10 0

Dutch KLM recently unveiled its latest flight concept, the Flying V, designed to have passengers seated literally inside the wings of the plane. The cargo ... Read More

Marriott International opens second Four Points by Sheraton in Tanzania

Marriott International opens second Four Points by Sheraton in Tanzania

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 19:48 0

Marriott International, Inc. today announced the opening of its second Four Points by Sheraton (Four-Points.Marriott.com) hotel in Tanzania, Four Points by Sheraton Dar es Salaam, ... Read More

Tourism Enthusiasts Protest Possible Giveaway Of Murchison Falls For Dam Construction By Ugandan Government

Tourism Enthusiasts Protest Possible Giveaway Of Murchison Falls For Dam Construction By Ugandan Government

Jonathan Benaiah Jonathan Benaiah- June 9, 2019 20:40 0

Last week on Friday, many Ugandans especially those in the tourism and conservation circles were shocked when an advert appeared in the national newspaper by ... Read More

Kalamazoo-Battle Creek International Airport in Michigan to close

Kalamazoo-Battle Creek International Airport in Michigan to close

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 9, 2019 19:31 0

The Kalamazoo Battle Creek International Airport will close to airline traffic from June 10 until June 26  this year due to runway repaving.  There will ... Read More

Russia’s Federal Agency for Tourism launches ‘Sovereign’s Road’ project

Russia’s Federal Agency for Tourism launches ‘Sovereign’s Road’ project

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019 22:35 0

Russia's Federal Agency for Tourism (Rosturizm) and the governors of Moscow, St. Petersburg, Novgorod, Tver regions announced the signing of an agreement to develop the ... Read More

Old City of Jerusalem tourist cable car project approved

Old City of Jerusalem tourist cable car project approved

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019 19:46 0

Israel's National Infrastructure Committee has rejected a slew of petitions against the cable car to the Old City of Jerusalem and approved the project. Long ... Read More

Russian MC-21 passenger jet will make its public debut at MAKS-2019 air show

Russian MC-21 passenger jet will make its public debut at MAKS-2019 air show

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019 17:07 0

Russia will present the MC-21 medium-haul airliner, it is developing, to the public for the first time at the MAKS-2019 air show this summer, President ... Read More

Holiday Inn Hotel to open near Moscow Domodedovo Airport

Holiday Inn Hotel to open near Moscow Domodedovo Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019 16:40 0

Minister of Investments and Innovations in Moscow region Michael An, Director of Moscow Domodedovo Airport Igor Borisov, and MC Sobor Development Company representative Julia Lukyanchuk ... Read More

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