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UNESCO World Heritage town burns in Austria

editor editor- November 30, 2019

A fire raged through several buildings in the UNESCO World Heritage-listed town of Hallstatt in Austria at around 3:30 am ... Read More

Ryanair acquires Malta Air

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 12, 2019

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

UNIGLOBE Alliance Travel and UNIGLOBE Travel Partners-NJ named UNIGLOBE TMCs of the year

editor editor- June 10, 2019

UNIGLOBE Travel International has announced a tie for its Travel Management Company (TMC) of the Year award. Tied for top ... Read More

10 most accessible cities in Europe named

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

While many of us would love to travel the world, it’s not always easy for those with limited mobility and ... Read More

Top 50 hotels: Nominees are unveiled

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

Travel network Virtuoso has revealed the 50 hotels and hospitality greats nominated for its coveted Best of the Best awards. ... Read More

UNIGLOBE Travel recognizes top professionals and agencies worldwide

editor editor- June 4, 2019

UNIGLOBE Travel International has announced the 2019 recipients of its performance and service awards. Winners were announced at the organization’s ... Read More

Arctic tourist train for foreign visitors launched in Russia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

Russian Far East Investment and Export agency announced that the first charter train to Russia's Arctic region will set off ... Read More

Visit Nepal 2020 brought two of their best to Vienna last night

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2019

Visit Nepal 2020 is the new Nepal Tourism Board Campaign that was introduced last night in the Austrian Capital Vienna. ... Read More

Western Europe key destination for Chinese gastronomy tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

Due to a rich mix of cultures within Western Europe, each individual country is known for specific dishes, or entire ... Read More

PATA Youth Symposium empowers the next generation of tourism leaders

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019

The PATA Youth Symposium, hosted by the Department of Tourism, Philippines, took place on the first day of the PATA ... Read More

Khiri Travel announces executive changes

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019

Asian DMC, Khiri Travel has announced senior executive changes. Effective 1 July, Herman Hoven will become the new Chief Executive ... Read More

Tourism in Tel Aviv is one big party this week with Eurovision

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019

Tourism is booming in Tel Aviv this week with hotels sold out, residents staying with relatives to rent their rooms ... Read More

Italy Tourism pulls in nearly 40 billion in international traveler spend

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 14, 2019

The positive outcome in 2018  for Italy’s tourism shows an increase of almost 11%, with around 41.7 billion euros spent ... Read More

African Tourism Board Friends of the Media Network now in 28 countries

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 12, 2019

Africa is a hot travel and tourism focus for the press.  The African Tourism Board friends of the ATB media ... Read More

Deputy UNWTO Secretary General ready to quit? Jaime Alberto Cabal Sanclemente may resign

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2019

Jaime Alberto Cabal Sanclemente of Colombia may have enough serving as the deputy secretary General for the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). He ... Read More

Is there a gender difference in the travel habits of Americans?

editor editor- May 8, 2019

Is there a difference in how American men and women travel? Does one gender travel more than the other? Does ... Read More

Emirates renews its commitment to Seychelles at the Arabian Trade Fair in Dubai

editor editor- April 30, 2019

The partnership between Emirates and destination Seychelles continues to grow, as both parties signed a renewed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), outlining ... Read More

WestJet and Air France deal gives passengers access to seven cities in France, Italy and Greece

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019

WestJet today announced that guests now have convenient access from Paris' Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) to seven cities in ... Read More

Four Seasons Hotel Madrid welcomes new General Manager

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019

In advance of the highly anticipated opening of the first Four Seasons hotel in Spain, Christoph Schmidinger has been appointed ... Read More

Tartan pride celebrated nationwide and in Hawaii, too

editor editor- April 10, 2019

Tartan Day is a North American celebration of Scottish heritage, observed April 6, the date on which the Declaration of ... Read More

Heart of Europe Travel Summit set for Dubai this month

editor editor- April 2, 2019

In a combined effort, Atout France’s travel trade workshop, Marhaba, will kick off its two-day event on April 24 while ... Read More

Why Travel to Madrid? 40 Years of Diversity and Tolerance: Just Watch it!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2019

Germany and the rest of the world agrees. Madrid is the city of tolerance and diversity. According to a prestigious ... Read More

Seychelles eco-friendly tourism efforts put forward in Germany

editor editor- March 16, 2019

Environment conservation efforts being made by Seychelles, and how tourists can join in the initiatives, were the focus points of ... Read More

Qatar Executive now flies to Samedan, Chambery and Innsbruck

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019

Qatar Executive (QE), the private jet charter division of Qatar Airways Group, can now fly to Samedan, Switzerland; Chambery, France; ... Read More

Seychelles’ intensified presence makes successful impact during 2019 edition of Internationale Tourismus-Börse, Berlin

editor editor- March 13, 2019

Announced by the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) Headquarters in February 2019, Seychelles’ delegation pull the spotlight on the destination at ... Read More

‘Huge loss’: New York City’s iconic tourist landmark to be sold for $150 million

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019

Once the tallest building in the world, New York’s landmark Chrysler Building will be sold for a fraction of the ... Read More

What’s trending in the cruise industry?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019

CruiseTrends report for the month of March 2019 was released today. This report details a picture of consumer behavior for ... Read More

Russia to allow “friendly foreigners” to stay in country visa-free for two weeks

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019

Russia's State Duma (Parliament) introduced a bill that would allow foreigners to stay for two weeks in Russia without an ... Read More

Cologne’s meeting market passes 50,000-event threshold

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019

Cologne’s meeting market has passed the 50,000-event threshold for the first time. A total of 52,747 events (conventions, congresses and ... Read More

Russia’s Northern Capital hosts 2019 Strategic Alliance of National Convention Bureaux of Europe event

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019

Members of the Strategic Alliance of the National Convention Bureaux of Europe will hold their meeting in Russia this year, ... Read More

Seychelles to take over Berlin in a tropical storm as strong tourism delegation hits ITB in March

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019

Destination Seychelles will have a strong presence in the German capital, Berlin, as a 42 strong member delegation gets ready ... Read More

Portugal, Sweden, and Canada most LGBT-friendly travel countries

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019

Thanks to legal improvements for trans- and intersex persons as well as anti-hate crime initiatives, Portugal for the first time ... Read More

Strong destination presence noted on Germanic front as Seychelles Tourism participates in travel fairs

editor editor- February 21, 2019

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) office in Frankfurt started the year on a high note as the team attended various ... Read More

2019 Tel Aviv Marathon attracts 2500 international participants

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2019

The Tel Aviv Samsung Marathon will take place on Friday February 22, 2019. 40,000 runners will participate in Israel’s biggest ... Read More

Europe’s most successful B2B luxury travel show opens new site in Prague from June 2-5, 2019

editor editor- February 19, 2019

The loop concept has proven itself over the years as a consistent value proposition for carefully determined markets.  It stands ... Read More

Dusit boosts global sales team

editor editor- February 13, 2019

Dusit International, a Thailand hotel and property development company, has announced the appointment of new sales directors to head its ... Read More