Tag: bid

ExpressJet Airlines: United Express carrier began service with its newest aircraft type

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

ExpressJet Airlines operates as United Express, on behalf of United Airlines , to serve more than 100 airports across the ... Read More

Oman seeks to ‘diversify economy’ by jacking up taxes on booze, meat, tobacco and energy drinks

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Beginning June 15th, pork meat, tobacco, and alcohol as well as energy drinks in Oman will be subject to a ... Read More

First ever airport drag brunch hosted by United Airlines & OTG

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

In support of Pride Month and The Trevor Project, OTG and United Airlines are hosting the first-ever airport DJ Drag ... Read More

Skynet? Facial recognition tech coming to airport near you

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

Facial recognition technology may be coming to an airport near you in a bid to cut lines and speed up ... Read More

‘Premium Tap Water’ brand for tourists is named

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

Inspired by Iceland launch Kranavatn, a premium tap water 'brand' aimed to encourage travellers to tackle plastic waste and ‘drink ... Read More

Homosexuality is a sin: South Korea’s Gay Pride Festival

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2019

Thousands of members of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community from Korea mixed with tourists from around Asia and ... Read More

Chinese tourism is FIT and healthy

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 29, 2019

“Chinese tourism is FIT and healthy.” That is the latest evaluation after a research company analysed over 17 million flight ... Read More

Pride flies with United Airlines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019

Today, United Airlines announced new and exciting opportunities to help customers celebrate Pride Month through MileagePlus Exclusives benefitting United charity ... Read More

Jamaica successful in bid to chair UNWTO’s Regional Commission for the Americas

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019

Jamaica was yesterday selected to chair the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) Regional Commission for the Americas (CAM) for ... Read More

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

Tanzania Tanzanian tour operators are mulling over the idea of turning the country’s commercial center of Dar Es Salaam into ... Read More

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

editor editor- May 14, 2019

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

United Airlines launches new safety video featuring Spider-Man

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019

Beginning June 1, United Airlines will launch its latest inflight safety demonstration video featuring Spider-Man in an entertaining mini-drama film. ... Read More

Reimagining Tourism through Human Capital Development

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019

“Reimagining Tourism through Human Capital Development” written by Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett. Around the world today tourism ... Read More

Salt Lake to host professionals who book thousands of meetings and conventions

editor editor- May 1, 2019

Just four years after hosting the annual meeting of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE)—association professionals and industry partners ... Read More

Hamburg Tourism wins international medical conference

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019

Hamburg has won the bid to host the 2022 conference of the International Society for Hydrocephalus and Cerebrospinal Fluid Disorders ... Read More

Destination Florence CVB partners with City of Florence for international tourism promotion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019

Destination Florence CVB is the new official partner of the City of Florence to promote the destination and better the ... Read More

SriLankan Airlines’ new plan to be like Emirates

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- April 16, 2019

In a bid to turn the loss making airline into a profitable venture, SriLankan Airlines has come up with a ... Read More

Africa Tourism Leadership Forum: Next stop Durban

editor editor- April 16, 2019

Themed “Stimulating intra-Africa Travel through thought leadership,” the 2019 Africa Tourism Leadership Forum (ATLF) is the only Pan-African public-private tourism ... Read More

Ottawa Tourism launches ThinkOttawa ambassador program

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

Ottawa Tourism, Shaw Centre and Invest Ottawa are collaborating to launch a program to bring more conferences and conventions to ... Read More

Korean Air and the Hanjin Group Chairman and founder of Skyteam died in Los Angeles

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019

Yang Ho Cho, 70, Chairman and CEO of Korean Air and the Hanjin Group, died peacefully April 7 in a ... Read More

Istanbul New Airport: First flight was to Ankara and a proud Turkish Nation is celebrating

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 6, 2019

The Great Move to Istanbul Airport concluded. A proud city, a proud country and a proud airline are celebrating today ... Read More

Peacock Aviation taking legal action against Gambia carrier

Lucky Onoriode George - eTN Nigeria Lucky Onoriode George - eTN Nigeria- March 29, 2019

Nigerian Peacock Aviation company that worked as General Sales Agency (GSA) for the Gambian Mid Africa Aviation Company Ltd. that ... Read More

Air crash experts: ‘Clear similarities’ between Ethiopian and Lion Air 737 MAX disasters

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019

French air crash investigators are saying that they have found “clear similarities” between last week’s Ethiopian Airlines crash and last ... Read More

United Airlines to serve Tokyo Haneda Airport from six leading US hubs

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2019

United Airlines announced today it has filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for a total of ... Read More

Marriott International partners with Manchester United

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2019

Marriott International and Manchester United today announced a multi-year marketing partnership, giving the 120 million members of the Marriott Bonvoy ... Read More

China tells Mt Everest tourists to clean up after themselves

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019

An official from the Chinese Mountaineering Association (CMA) said that Mt Everest climbers “will now be required to carry all ... Read More

Tanzania makes tourism country’s top priority

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- February 14, 2019

Key players in Tanzania’s tourism and hospitality industry and the country’s National Assembly have agreed to work hand in hand ... Read More

Indian Hotels Company continues to make waves in hospitality

editor editor- February 12, 2019

The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL), a South Asia hospitality company, reported its consolidated and standalone financials for the third ... Read More

Philippines targets 8.2 million tourists in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019

The Philippines welcomed 7,127,168 foreign visitors in 2018, and the Philippine Department of Tourism saying it is aiming for 8.2 ... Read More

A capitol transformation

Ted Macauley - special to eTN Ted Macauley - special to eTN- February 9, 2019

On the corner of Stamford Road and North Bridge Road, in the heart of Singapore's civic and cultural district, lies ... Read More

Marriott International announces three new hotel deals in North and West Africa

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019

From the Forum de l'Investissement Hôtelier Africain in Marrakech, Marriott International announced three new deal signings across North and West ... Read More

Working with meeting & convention planners

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- February 4, 2019

Meeting & Convention Planners (MCPs) play a vital part of the tourism industry.   Not only do they often decide what ... Read More

Fraport launches operations at Nashville International Airport in the USA

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019

Beginning February 1, Fraport is taking over the overall management of concession areas for shops, restaurants and other services at ... Read More

Saint Lucia: Caribbean’s Leading Honeymoon Destination

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 30, 2019

Saint Lucia has won the award for the ‘Caribbean’s Leading Honeymoon Destination’ at the 26th annual World Travel Awards (WTA) in Jamaica at the Sandals ... Read More

Pakistan eases tourist restrictions, announces on-arrival and e-visas

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019

The government of Pakistan has announced plans on Friday to relax visa restrictions for visitors from 90 countries, including the ... Read More