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Guatemala partners with UNWTO to launch Sustainable Tourism  Observatory

Guatemala partners with UNWTO to launch Sustainable Tourism Observatory

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 16:10 0

The new Observatory is located in the city of La Antigua Guatemala, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a leading tourism destination. Led by the ... Read More

Rolls-Royce delivers first sets of Pearl 15 production engines to Bombardier

Rolls-Royce delivers first sets of Pearl 15 production engines to Bombardier

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 15:46 0

Rolls-Royce announced that the first sets of Pearl 15 production standard engines were delivered to Bombardier and have been fitted to the first Global 6500 ... Read More

Hilton Hawaiian Village workers rally in Waikiki for a better contract

Hilton Hawaiian Village workers rally in Waikiki for a better contract

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019 15:30 0

UNITE HERE Local 5 Members rallied in Honolulu to demand a better contract and better job protection for workers at the Hilton Hawaiian Village. Hundreds ... Read More

How are Airbnb and Thailand Government Savings Bank working together?

How are Airbnb and Thailand Government Savings Bank working together?

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- May 18, 2019 01:22 0

Airbnb, a community-driven hospitality company, and the Government Savings Bank, Thailand’s 105-year-old state-owned bank, today announced an official strategic partnership to help promote and empower ... Read More

Anita Mendiratta recognized by IIPT on United Nations International Day of Living Together in Peace

Anita Mendiratta recognized by IIPT on United Nations International Day of Living Together in Peace

editor editor- May 17, 2019 21:13 0

Today, the 16th of May, is recognized globally as United Nations’ International Day of Living Together in Peace. It’s a day for “mobilizing those in ... Read More

A Strike on the Horizon: Hilton Hawaiian Village and The Modern Honolulu ?

A Strike on the Horizon: Hilton Hawaiian Village and The Modern Honolulu ?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 17, 2019 07:15 0

Guests having booked the Hilton Hawaiian Village may be in for a surprise. The Hilton is the largest hotel in Waikiki. Tomorrow, Friday a rally ... Read More

Delta Air Lines to fly to Tokyo Haneda Airport from five U.S. cities

Delta Air Lines to fly to Tokyo Haneda Airport from five U.S. cities

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 00:45 0

Delta will be serving Tokyo’s preferred airport under a preliminary decision announced May 16 by the Department of Transportation, with new slot pairs for flights ... Read More

5 Money-Saving Tips While Traveling

5 Money-Saving Tips While Traveling

editor editor- May 16, 2019 19:45 0

Now that you’ve done your research on your next destination for your trip, it is time to gear up and travel. While you are traveling, ... Read More

Airbnb joins the European Travel Commission to promote healthy tourism

Airbnb joins the European Travel Commission to promote healthy tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 19:22 0

Airbnb, the global community-driven end-to-end travel platform, has joined the European Travel Commission (ETC) as an Associate Member to support Europe as a travel destination ... Read More

Asia Pacific Tourism: 700 million international arrivals in 2018 and growing

Asia Pacific Tourism: 700 million international arrivals in 2018 and growing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 18:30 0

Asia Pacific destinations collectively received almost 700 million international visitor arrivals (IVAs) in 2018, an increase of 7.7% over the 2017 figure, according to PATA’s ... Read More

Codeshare announced between Finnair and Juneyao Air

Codeshare announced between Finnair and Juneyao Air

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2019 09:00 0

Juneyao Air and Finnair have agreed to launch a codeshare partnership starting June 28, 2019, combining synergies of both airlines. This agreement will provide a wider ... Read More

48 million Americans would skip a credit card payment over a vacation

48 million Americans would skip a credit card payment over a vacation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 20:20 0

48 million Americans say they would skip a credit card payment before they’d skip a vacation, according a new survey published today. Survey Key Findings: ... Read More

One third of travelers report Generation Alpha influences family travel decisions

One third of travelers report Generation Alpha influences family travel decisions

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 17:15 0

Family vacation planning is no longer an activity just for the adults, according to new custom research. For more than 8 in 10 travelers around ... Read More

InterContinental Hotels Group launches new Atwell Suites brand

InterContinental Hotels Group launches new Atwell Suites brand

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 16:01 0

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) today revealed its new all-suites brand, Atwell Suites, to thousands of IHG owners and operators at its Americas Investors & Leadership ... Read More

Tanzanian tour operators plan to turn Dar Es Salaam into Paris of East Africa

Tanzanian tour operators plan to turn Dar Es Salaam into Paris of East Africa

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- May 14, 2019 20:15 0

Tanzania Tanzanian tour operators are mulling over the idea of turning the country’s commercial center of Dar Es Salaam into a ‘tourism paradise’, a copycat ... Read More

Do I need a VPN on my phone when traveling abroad?

Do I need a VPN on my phone when traveling abroad?

editor editor- May 14, 2019 20:10 0

The internet has quickly become an essential component of human civilization, and it is more of a necessity now. The global users of the internet ... Read More

United Airlines upgraded mobile app wins Webby Award

United Airlines upgraded mobile app wins Webby Award

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 19:35 0

Last night at the 23rd Annual Webby Awards in New York City, United Airlines accepted the "People's Voice" Webby Award in the "Business and Finance" ... Read More

FCM Travel Solutions accelerates global NDC technology drive with Amadeus and Sabre

FCM Travel Solutions accelerates global NDC technology drive with Amadeus and Sabre

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- May 14, 2019 10:17 0

The drive-by FCM Travel Solutions to lead the integration of a long-term digital NDC booking solution globally in the corporate sector has moved up a gear ... Read More

UNWTO launches Guidelines for the Development of Gastronomy Tourism

UNWTO launches Guidelines for the Development of Gastronomy Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 14, 2019 10:12 0

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Basque Culinary Center (BCC) have launched a new set of guidelines to help destinations benefit from the growing ... Read More

Alitalia Airline rescue: All-out negotiations with Benettons

Alitalia Airline rescue: All-out negotiations with Benettons

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 14, 2019 02:54 0

The plight of Alitalia Airline continues just as expected with negotiations for Alitalia by the Benetton Group ongoing, despite the denials of the case by ... Read More

Wyndham Garden enters Philippines with first hotel in Quezon City

Wyndham Garden enters Philippines with first hotel in Quezon City

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 00:30 0

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, the world's largest hotel franchising company with approximately 9,200 properties worldwide, is bringing a fresh approach to hospitality in the Philippines ... Read More

WestJet Airlines to be acquired by Onex

WestJet Airlines to be acquired by Onex

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 23:56 0

WestJet Airlines Ltd. announced today it has entered into a definitive agreement that provides for its acquisition in an all-cash transaction. Under the terms of ... Read More

Etihad Airways adopts new Boeing Toolbox Mobile Library

Etihad Airways adopts new Boeing Toolbox Mobile Library

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 15:31 0

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has introduced Boeing’s Toolbox Mobile Library, an iPad mobile application, to enable its Technical Operations ... Read More

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 12, 2019 21:38 0

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

Praia de Santa Maria: Cabo Verde new livery landed

Praia de Santa Maria: Cabo Verde new livery landed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 12, 2019 03:58 0

The 'Praia de Santa Maria' arrived from Boston to the Nelson Mandela Airport in Capem Verde last Friday night carrying 134 passengers on board. “Praia ... Read More

Would you travel nude or naked?

Would you travel nude or naked?

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- May 11, 2019 20:04 2

Face Forward. Please! Traveling sucks the moisture out of our skin! We may start the journey looking terrific and deplane looking a total wreck because ... Read More

CLIA: Taiwan shines as surprising hotspot for cruise industry in Asia

CLIA: Taiwan shines as surprising hotspot for cruise industry in Asia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 23:08 0

Cruise market is prospering in Asia, among which Taiwan shines as a surprising hotspot for the industry. According to CLIA survey, cruising has become the ... 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

Silicon Valley Tech executive becomes CTO for Bidroom hotel platform

Silicon Valley Tech executive becomes CTO for Bidroom hotel platform

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 16:45 0

Maurizio Tripi has joined the Board of Directors of Bidroom - the no-commission hotel platform - to speed up the company’s technology innovation as the ... Read More

FRAPORT: Revenue and earnings increase – Outlook confirmed

FRAPORT: Revenue and earnings increase – Outlook confirmed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 8, 2019 08:02 0

The Fraport Group has successfully started off the new business year, achieving higher revenue and earnings in the first three months of 2019. Supported by ... Read More

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