Tag: Britain

One Country, One People, One Seychelles: Tourism but no militarization

One Country, One People, One Seychelles: Tourism but no militarization

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- May 22, 2019 04:24 0

This presentation is about Seychelles, the people, our hopes and our dreams.  It is from the people and for the people and about our heritage.  ... Read More

Prague breaks meetings record: Top-ranked MICE destination

Prague breaks meetings record: Top-ranked MICE destination

editor editor- May 15, 2019 00:00 0

Prague hosted a record number of conferences and congresses in 2018. Over 4,500 events took place in its collective accommodation establishments last year – that is ... Read More

London Heathrow recorded its busiest ever April as the Easter getaway

London Heathrow recorded its busiest ever April as the Easter getaway

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2019 08:40 0

Heathrow recorded its busiest ever April as the Easter getaway sent passenger numbers soaring, securing the airport its 30th month of consecutive growth Figures reveal ... Read More

Heathrow ‘delighted’ with judicial review outcome

Heathrow ‘delighted’ with judicial review outcome

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 18:15 0

Commenting on today's High Court ruling on the expansion judicial review claims, a Heathrow spokesperson said: “We are delighted with today’s ruling which is a ... Read More

London Heathrow: Recording another record

London Heathrow: Recording another record

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019 08:58 2

London Heathrow is recording another record. More passengers than ever before – Heathrow achieved its 29th consecutive month of growth, welcoming a record 17.9 million passengers ... Read More

Brexit has not deterred business travelers in the UK

Brexit has not deterred business travelers in the UK

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 16:25 0

UK’s 2018 Hotels Market Report shows that the UK regional capitals are performing strongly with overall room nights booked growing by 8% across the top ... Read More

No-show clients at Paris restaurants now must pay cancellation cash penalties

No-show clients at Paris restaurants now must pay cancellation cash penalties

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 18:00 0

Cafes and restaurants in the French capital have opted to follow the lead of hotels and guest-houses, and start charging their customers with cash penalties ... Read More

Brexit uncertainty, but LHR is doing well

Brexit uncertainty, but LHR is doing well

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2019 07:28 0

Despite Brexit uncertainty, Heathrow remains a bright light for the UK, with the role we play in keeping people and products moving evident. Our new ... Read More

Luxury boutique cruise line launching coastal fleet

Luxury boutique cruise line launching coastal fleet

editor editor- April 11, 2019 01:02 0

Scheduled to begin full operations in November 2019, an explorer class vessel will serve three new destinations with year-round departures. The full announcement on vessel ... Read More

London to Chengdu now direct

London to Chengdu now direct

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019 06:44 0

Heathrow today has welcomed Air China’s thrice-weekly service to Chengdu, home to the Giant Panda Breeding Research Base and Sichuan Cuisine.  The launch of the ... Read More

Václav Havel Airport Prague: Here comes summer

Václav Havel Airport Prague: Here comes summer

editor editor- March 30, 2019 02:35 0

Spring may have just officially sprung on March 20, but in Prague, summer is starting in just 2 days, and tourists are ready to travel. ... Read More

Jane Austen leads the way for a new themed guided tour of Winchester in England 

Jane Austen leads the way for a new themed guided tour of Winchester in England 

editor editor- March 25, 2019 21:57 0

In conjunction with Winchester Cathedral, Visit Hampshire announced a new Jane Austen-themed product to meet increased demand from US visitors to explore the literary legend.  ... Read More

Viking Sky cruise ship safely towed to Norwegian port, 643 passengers rescued, 20 hospitalized

Viking Sky cruise ship safely towed to Norwegian port, 643 passengers rescued, 20 hospitalized

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 24, 2019 16:12 0

A luxury Viking Sun cruise ship that was left floating due to engine failure and nearly crashed into the rocks in rough waters has safely ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 17:00 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019 17:01 0

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

The pulse of Brexit Britain captured by Martin Parr

The pulse of Brexit Britain captured by Martin Parr

Rita Payne - special to eTN Rita Payne - special to eTN- March 20, 2019 01:05 0

With Britain deeply divided over Brexit, an exhibition by one of the country’s best-known and celebrated photographers, Martin Parr, vividly captures images which help one ... Read More

Record number of passengers hit Heathrow’s runway for London Fashion Week

Record number of passengers hit Heathrow’s runway for London Fashion Week

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

Heathrow welcomed 5.48 million passengers in 28 days, securing the airport’s 28th consecutive record month for passenger growth (+1.7% vs February 2018). February’s result has ... Read More

Spain to grant permanent residency to 400,000 Brits if UK leaves EU without deal

Spain to grant permanent residency to 400,000 Brits if UK leaves EU without deal

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 2, 2019 18:15 0

Madrid said on Friday it would allow British citizens living in Spain to stay on if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal, giving ... Read More

Maldives former president Gayoom arrested for tourism related crime

Maldives former president Gayoom arrested for tourism related crime

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 19, 2019 05:49 0

Maldives investigators found $1 million in former president Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom bank account allegedly linked to a deal to lease public islands for tourism development in ... Read More

Minister: Egypt’s tourism had a leap in 2017 and large boom in 2018

Minister: Egypt’s tourism had a leap in 2017 and large boom in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 02:20 0

Speaking at a press conference with the board of the Egyptian Tourism Federation on Monday, Egyptian Tourism Minister Rania al-Mashat praised the country's tourism sector ... Read More

First Brexit airline casualty: flybmi left all passengers stranded

First Brexit airline casualty: flybmi left all passengers stranded

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 17, 2019 05:27 0

Airlines need to plan the exit from the EU in Britain, but with the current impossible and unpredictable situation for airlines to plan ahead, the ... Read More

Swiss promise 3500 work permits to Brits in case of ‘no deal’ Brexit

Swiss promise 3500 work permits to Brits in case of ‘no deal’ Brexit

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 23:25 0

Switzerland will introduce a quota system allowing Britons to come and work in the country in the event Britain crashes out of the EU without ... Read More

Heathrow Airport: Stellar start to 2019

Heathrow Airport: Stellar start to 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019 16:15 0

5.9 million passengers traveled through the UK’s only hub airport, kickstarting 2019’s passenger growth. January’s figures increased by 2.1%, as Heathrow reported its 27th consecutive ... Read More

Heathrow Airport unveils new locations for Business Summit series

Heathrow Airport unveils new locations for Business Summit series

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019 19:25 0

More businesses than ever before will work with Heathrow to explore new global markets and supply chain opportunities, as 11 locations are set to host ... Read More

EU airline passenger law: “Lazy” stereotype holds true for American travelers

EU airline passenger law: “Lazy” stereotype holds true for American travelers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 20:30 0

More than 90 percent of U.S. travelers do not know their rights when it comes to airline compensation, and of those that do, it takes ... Read More

Tourists ask the darnedest things: Real questions asked of Yellowstone employees

Tourists ask the darnedest things: Real questions asked of Yellowstone employees

editor editor- February 6, 2019 02:03 0

If kids say the darnedest things, it is tourists who ask the darnedest things. Just ask anyone who works in the industry, including staffers at ... Read More

Deal or no deal, EU will allow short-term visa-free travel for UK citizens after Brexit

Deal or no deal, EU will allow short-term visa-free travel for UK citizens after Brexit

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 15:30 0

The European Union council has agreed to allow UK citizens visa-free travel to EU member states, even in the event of the UK leaving the ... Read More

UK’s top 10 airports pre-flight dining ranked

UK’s top 10 airports pre-flight dining ranked

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 31, 2019 18:30 2

Britain’s 10 biggest airports were ranked for pre-flight dining by the UK flight and travel comparison site that has analyzed the online ratings, prices and ... Read More

EU on Brexit: Time is very tight, we need UK’s decisions on the direction of travel

EU on Brexit: Time is very tight, we need UK’s decisions on the direction of travel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2019 18:22 0

The European Union would like clarity from Britain on how it sees post-Brexit trade relations if they are to move forward and avoid the most ... Read More

Sierra Leone Tourism went all out at FITUR to attract Spanish visitors

Sierra Leone Tourism went all out at FITUR to attract Spanish visitors

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 27, 2019 09:21 0

With its palm-fringed beaches, breathtaking mountains, tropical rainforests, and vibrant culture, Sierra Leone is one of West Africa’s most seductive destinations. Sierra Leone is on ... Read More

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