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Most Dazzling Blue Flag Beaches are in Spain this summer

Most Dazzling Blue Flag Beaches are in Spain this summer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 16:10 1

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has announced this week the beaches, ports and sustainable boat tour operators in Europe for 2019. Spain boasts 669 Blue ... Read More

IATA: March passenger demand growth slows on later Easter holiday

IATA: March passenger demand growth slows on later Easter holiday

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 18:25 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for March 2019 showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) rose ... Read More

Saint Lucia shares Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2019 cover with US soccer star Alex Morgan

Saint Lucia shares Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2019 cover with US soccer star Alex Morgan

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 15:29 0

The Caribbean island of Saint Lucia -- the only country in the world named after a woman -- is proudly featured on the cover of ... Read More

Qatar Airways expands agreement with Royal Air Maroc, launches services to Rabat

Qatar Airways expands agreement with Royal Air Maroc, launches services to Rabat

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 14:49 0

Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that it will launch flights to Rabat, Morocco on 29 May 2019. Services to the Moroccan capital will be ... Read More

Sudan Tourism Industry: ATB President St. Ange wants Africa to stand by Sudan

Sudan Tourism Industry: ATB President St. Ange wants Africa to stand by Sudan

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 23, 2019 21:48 0

People in Sudan are tasting freedom for the first time. It will be impossible to go back and tourism is a way to eventually rebuild ... Read More

Driving in the 10 most-visited cities in Mauritius

Driving in the 10 most-visited cities in Mauritius

editor editor- April 12, 2019 22:18 0

While there are many ways to get around Mauritius, car rentals remain a popular option. From visits to quant villages to coastal drives, to visiting ... Read More

Arab Hotel Investment Conference is back: Why it’s so amazing

Arab Hotel Investment Conference is back: Why it’s so amazing

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- April 11, 2019 03:44 0

Last year, the move of the 14th Arab Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) from Dubai Jumeirah Madinat to the neighboring Emirate Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) was ... Read More

Indian Fashion Guru Sabyasachi selects Seychelles as backdrop for his first ever destination wedding collection

Indian Fashion Guru Sabyasachi selects Seychelles as backdrop for his first ever destination wedding collection

editor editor- April 10, 2019 00:23 0

The beauty of Seychelles is once again at the center of a media buzz as India’s distinguished Mr. Sabyasachi Mukherjee, publicized photos of the recent ... Read More

Jordan sets itself up for European MICE audience

Jordan sets itself up for European MICE audience

editor editor- April 8, 2019 21:11 0

Jordan, a country which is sheltered from the troubles of the region, is safe to travel in and around, independently or in a group. The ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board Chief Executive sits on Tourism Panel at the sixth Annual Destination Wedding Planners Congress in Dubai

Seychelles Tourism Board Chief Executive sits on Tourism Panel at the sixth Annual Destination Wedding Planners Congress in Dubai

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 15:35 0

Seychelles was bestowed with high honours as the destination was represented at the Tourism Panel at the Destination Wedding Planners (DWP) Congress from March 27 to ... Read More

IATA Report: Aviation continues to deliver solid

IATA Report: Aviation continues to deliver solid

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 15:04 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for February 2019 showing total revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs) rose 5.3%, compared to February ... Read More

Dame Alice Walker will headline Anguilla Lit Fest 2019

Dame Alice Walker will headline Anguilla Lit Fest 2019

editor editor- April 3, 2019 19:49 0

The Anguilla Tourist Board is pleased to announce an impressive line-up of international artists scheduled to appear at the 8th annual Anguilla Lit Fest, taking ... Read More

ATM Report: 63% of Dubai Airport passengers were in transit during 2018

ATM Report: 63% of Dubai Airport passengers were in transit during 2018

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019 08:56 0

More than 63% of the 89 million passengers who passed through Dubai airport in 2018 were in transit with just 8% of these passengers leaving ... Read More

Antigua and Barbuda launches new global summer campaign: #WhatCoolLooksLike

Antigua and Barbuda launches new global summer campaign: #WhatCoolLooksLike

editor editor- March 25, 2019 23:00 0

The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority has unveiled its new global summer campaign, #WhatCoolLooksLike, which is expected to convey the trendiness of the destination and ... Read More

Puerto Princesa City in Philippines worried about Chinese Tourists and illegal gambling

Puerto Princesa City in Philippines worried about Chinese Tourists and illegal gambling

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 24, 2019 08:45 0

Puerto Princesa is a popular tourist city with many beach resorts and seafood restaurants. It has been acclaimed several times as the cleanest and greenest ... Read More

Marriott Hotels brings TED Fellows Salon to Cape Town

Marriott Hotels brings TED Fellows Salon to Cape Town

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019 15:30 0

Marriott Hotels in partnership with TED, hosted its first TED Fellows Salon in Cape Town, South Africa, sparking conversations around Africa’s beauty, rich heritage and ... Read More

Tunisia reaches out to UNWTO to get travel advisories removed

Tunisia reaches out to UNWTO to get travel advisories removed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 22, 2019 04:48 0

The U.S. State Department putting Tunisia  as a category 2 risk for U.S. citizens to travel to. This is on the same level as Germany ... Read More

Munich Airport reports 2018 net profit of 150 million euros

Munich Airport reports 2018 net profit of 150 million euros

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019 16:01 0

Munich Airport reported a successful 2018 operating year at its annual press conference in Munich today: The 3.8 percent increase in traffic to a total ... Read More

VIA Outlets to introduce their shopping destinations at World Travel & Tourism Council’s Global Summit

VIA Outlets to introduce their shopping destinations at World Travel & Tourism Council’s Global Summit

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 17:02 0

VIA Outlets – the newest and fastest growing owner operator of outlet shopping destinations in Europe – will introduce its exceptional portfolio of destinations at ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 02:27 0

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

International Golf Travel Market (IGTM) rebrands

International Golf Travel Market (IGTM) rebrands

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 12:26 0

International Golf Travel Market (IGTM), the leading business to business event for the golf travel community, has re-launched in its 22nd year with a refreshed ... Read More

​World’s first hybrid cruise ship completes sea trial

​World’s first hybrid cruise ship completes sea trial

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019 21:06 0

Hurtigruten’s MS Roald Amundsen is nearing completion at Kleven Yard. This weekend the world’s first hybrid powered cruise ship completed her first sea trials in ... Read More

Qatar Airways hosts exclusive fashion show on board Qatar Executive G650 jet

Qatar Airways hosts exclusive fashion show on board Qatar Executive G650 jet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019 19:22 0

To celebrate this year’s Doha Jewelry and Watches Exhibition (DJWE), Qatar Airways hosted a stylish fashion show on board its state-of-the-art G650 private jet. The ... Read More

Tourism reps from 16 countries attend Israeli Tourism Ministry’s “Israel conference”

Tourism reps from 16 countries attend Israeli Tourism Ministry’s “Israel conference”

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019 16:15 0

80 representatives from among the largest travel agencies and tourism wholesalers in the world, are visiting Israel this week, hosted by the Ministry of Tourism, ... Read More

WTM International Travel & Tourism Awards confirmed for 2019

WTM International Travel & Tourism Awards confirmed for 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019 21:20 0

Following a successful inaugural event, The International Travel & Tourism Awards (ITTAs) will return in 2019 celebrating excellence in the travel and tourism industry in ... Read More

WTTC and IBMATA promote biometric technology for safe, secure and seamless travel

WTTC and IBMATA promote biometric technology for safe, secure and seamless travel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019 16:35 0

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and the International Border Management & Technologies Association (IBMATA) announce a partnership to promote safe, secure and seamless ... Read More

IATA: Healthy airline passenger demand continued in 2018

IATA: Healthy airline passenger demand continued in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019 18:31 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for 2018 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose by a healthy ... Read More

Taj hotel brand arrives in Himachal Pradesh

Taj hotel brand arrives in Himachal Pradesh

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 19:07 0

The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL), South Asia’s largest hospitality company is introducing the iconic Taj brand in Himachal Pradesh with the opening of Taj ... Read More

World-class luxury travel experiences to showcase at AIME 2019

World-class luxury travel experiences to showcase at AIME 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019 02:05 0

Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event (AIME) has announced a series of premier global luxury travel exhibitors who will showcase their unique venues and destinations ... Read More

UNWTO: International tourist arrivals reach 1.4 billion two years ahead of forecasts

UNWTO: International tourist arrivals reach 1.4 billion two years ahead of forecasts

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019 17:25 0

International tourist arrivals grew 6% in 2018, totalling 1.4 billion according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. UNWTO’s long term forecast issued in 2010 ... Read More

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