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A New Tourism Leader Named for Barcelona, Spain

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- January 10, 2020

Eduard Torres has been named as the new President of the Turisme de Barcelona executive committee, receiving the appointment after ... Read More

IBTM World: Massive growth in Chinese exhibitor footprint

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 21, 2019

IBTM World, taking place in Barcelona from 19-21 November, has revealed that representation from China at this year’s show has ... Read More

IBTM World 2019 reveals Tech Watch Award finalists

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 17, 2019

IBTM World has today announced seven finalists for this year’s renowned Tech Watch Award. As well as one company being ... Read More

IMEX America 2019: Business power takes off – from the very first appointment

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 11, 2019

The first day of IMEX America, taking place September 10 - 12, was a business-powered day right from the very ... Read More

Travel tech start-up Smartvel names CCO

editor editor- June 14, 2019

Smartvel, a destination content technology provider, announced the appointment of Jacqueline Ulrich as  Chief Commercial Officer. (CCO) Jacqueline, Swedish raised ... Read More

UNWTO and Barça Innovation Hub launch global Sports Tourism Start-up Competition

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in collaboration with Barça Innovation Hub (BIHUB) and with the support of the Qatar National ... Read More

Le Méridien Hotels: European summer promotion

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

Le Méridien is an upscale, international hotel brand with a European perspective, formerly headquartered in France and in the United ... Read More

Ascot is Europe’s leading serviced apartment brand at world travel awards 2019

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019

The Ascott  has won Europe’s Leading Serviced Apartment Brand 2019 for its Citadines properties for the fourth year running, along ... 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

World’s largest luxury cruise company spewing air pollution to the extreme

editor editor- June 7, 2019

The world’s largest luxury cruise operator, Carnival Corporation, emitted more pollution in the form of nearly 10 times more sulphur ... Read More

Top travel destinations: US trends for summer 2019

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

eDreams, Europe's online travel agent, has analyzed flight bookings for travel between June 1st and the 30th September 2019 to reveal this summer's ... Read More

New partnership to focus on sustainable tourism in Europe

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

Four leading tourism organisations and academic institutions – CELTH (the Center of Expertise Leisure, Tourism & Hospitality), ETC (the European ... Read More

Private jet bookings soar ahead of all-English European football finals

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

UK private jet charter operator is reporting a surge in requests and bookings ahead of the UEFA Champions League and ... Read More

Ibiza Nightlife Association demands Night Mayor

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 28, 2019

Ibiza's Nightlife Association (Ocio de Ibiza) demands the imposition of the “Night Mayor” figure on the Island. Said figure currently ... Read More

Aeroflot flights checked at Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport after anonymous threats

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

Passenger planes arriving at Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport from Moscow are being checked following anonymous threat calls, a spokesman ... Read More

WestJet expands European network with Barcelona flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 25, 2019

WestJet opened greater access to both Europe and Canada with its inaugural flight between Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN) and Toronto ... Read More

Catalan Tourist Board launches UK campaign to promote Year of Cultural Tourism 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019

The Catalan Tourist Board is targeting UK consumers with a new campaign to drive awareness of its cultural product during ... Read More

The “Triple Excellence in Nightlife” lands in Ibiza

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

In a recent meeting of members of the association "Ocio de Ibiza" (Ibiza's Nightlife Association), affiliated to the International Nightlife ... Read More

Madrid and Barcelona beat London and Singapore to world’s ‘Top 5 congress cities’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019

The city of Madrid climbs to third in the ranking of world congress cities, published by the International Congress and ... Read More

Italian Exhibition Group ends first quarter on an upswing

editor editor- May 15, 2019

The Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) is growing in every sector. The rises on 2017 were confirmed recently by the 2018 ... Read More

Off-the-beaten-track Thai destinations experiencing explosive Airbnb growth

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019

New data released today highlights how the Airbnb community is helping grow tourism in off-the-beaten-track destinations across Thailand and the ... Read More

Paris ranked as world’s top destination for international meetings

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019

In its latest report, the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) ranked Paris the world's number one destination for meetings, ... Read More

Carnival’s first LNG-powered AIDAnova cruise ship makes history in Barcelona

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2019

Carnival Corporation & plc, the world's largest leisure travel company, its Germany-based AIDA Cruises brand and numerous representatives from politics, ... Read More

Air Canada updates schedule due to ongoing grounding of Boeing 737 MAX jets

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019

Air Canada said today that to provide customers greater certainty for their summer travel plans it has further adjusted its ... Read More

Weimar: Join Bauhaus 100th birthday party

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019

Bauhaus is celebrating it's 100th birthday and BauhausLand throws parties throughout the year! Weimar: join the 100th birthday party An ... Read More

40 airlines, 60 airports confirmed for CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum in Dubai

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019

More than 40 airlines and over 60 represented airports have confirmed their participation at the inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India ... Read More

Which 3 Italian cities rank as top unique experiences?

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

Italy is the homeland of the cities most appreciated by travelers according to reviews of users of an online platform. ... Read More

UNWTO Convenes Cities in Lisbon to Cooperate on a Sustainable and Inclusive Urban Tourism Agenda

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019

The first UNWTO Mayors Forum for Sustainable Urban Tourism, co-organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Ministry of Economy ... Read More

Denmark airport welcomes opening of Norwegian Air base

editor editor- April 3, 2019

Billund Airport in Denmark confirmed that low-cost airline Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA, more commonly and simply known as Norwegian, opened ... Read More

Thank you for flying TAP Air Portugal: Welcome to Tel Aviv

editor editor- April 2, 2019

Israel has about 9 million inhabitants and annually receives more than 4 million visitors. TAP Air Portugal landed its inaugural ... Read More

Any WOW Air reservation may not materialize: Airline has major problems

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 25, 2019

"Bummer that WOW Air is potentially going under - had a very flawless experience with them. But does this mean ... Read More

Aloha is not “Aloooooha”: Stop visitors from offending Hawaiians

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 24, 2019

Do not say ALOHA or better ALOOOOOHA when visiting Hawaii. "Those of you particularly in the tourist industry and in ... Read More

IGLTA Foundation’s new NYC think tank to address key issues in LGBTQ+ Tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association Foundation (IGLTAF) inaugural Leadership Think Tank will unite top executives from LGBTQ+ welcoming destinations around ... Read More

IMEX Policy Forum puts future city development front and center

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

Policy makers from national and regional governments worldwide will explore The Business of Placemaking with leading business events industry professionals ... Read More

Cunard cruise line uncorks line-up of speakers for 2019 Wine Voyage

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019

Luxury cruise line Cunard has announced that three of the leading wine connoisseurs and oenologists, will join Queen Victoria’s second ... Read More

Iberostar Hotels & Resorts launches voice bookings with ‘Google Assistant’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2019

Iberostar Hotels & Resorts has launched an innovative option enabling guests to book rooms through voice commands thanks to an ... Read More