Tag: Canary Islands

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

Loro Parque Fundación contributes to successful recovery of Yellow-eared Parrot in Colombia

Loro Parque Fundación contributes to successful recovery of Yellow-eared Parrot in Colombia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019 17:25 0

Although more than 8,000 kilometers separate the Canary Islands from Colombia, the Yellow-eared Parrot has a vital link with the Archipelago: the conservation work carried ... Read More

Antigua and Barbuda ready to roll out the red carpet for adventurous Team Antigua Island Girls

Antigua and Barbuda ready to roll out the red carpet for adventurous Team Antigua Island Girls

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019 17:03 0

Antigua and Barbuda, with its strong heritage of yacht racing and moniker as the Sailing Capital of the Caribbean, is always keen for a good ... Read More

Ryanair pilots: New year, same threats

Ryanair pilots: New year, same threats

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019 15:25 0

2018 was a pivotal year for Ryanair and its pilots and cabin crew, engaging in the previously unchartered territory of social dialogue. As negotiations on ... Read More

71 years old French man to cross Atlantic in a barrel shaped capsule

71 years old French man to cross Atlantic in a barrel shaped capsule

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 27, 2018 08:33 0

Savin had worked on his vessel for months in the small shipyard of Ares on France's southwest coast. Savin is 71-year-old and from France. He ... Read More

RIU confirm commitment to Canary Islands with new hotel purchase

RIU confirm commitment to Canary Islands with new hotel purchase

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 18, 2018 15:20 0

RIU Hotels & Resorts has completed its purchase of Hotel Riu Buena Vista, located in southern Tenerife, with spectacular views of the Atlantic from its ... Read More

Air Europa goes into holiday overdrive

Air Europa goes into holiday overdrive

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2018 22:03 0

Air Europa will offer more than 15,500 additional seats between Iberian Peninsula and the Balearic and Canary Islands, respectively, and more than 14,000 seats on ... Read More

Carnival Corporation’s AIDA Cruises Welcomes History-Making AIDAnova to Fleet

Carnival Corporation’s AIDA Cruises Welcomes History-Making AIDAnova to Fleet

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 12, 2018 10:23 0

The world's largest leisure travel company's AIDA Cruises, Germany's leading cruise line, launches its newest ship, AIDAnova, which makes history as the world's first cruise ... Read More

34 ports in 14 countries: Carnival Legend’s 2020 European schedule released

34 ports in 14 countries: Carnival Legend’s 2020 European schedule released

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 3, 2018 13:18 0

Carnival Legend will operate Carnival Cruise Line's most diverse European season to date with nine- to 16-day voyages visiting 34 ports in 14 countries including ... Read More

The new Secretary General of UNWTO: Will tourism continue for the economy or ecology?

The new Secretary General of UNWTO: Will tourism continue for the economy or ecology?

Fernando Zornitta Fernando Zornitta- May 12, 2017 23:53 1

An eTN reader submitted his interesting take on the new Secretary General of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). Among the slice of the ... Read More

Spainish wildfires force thousands to flee

Spainish wildfires force thousands to flee

editor editor- August 15, 2012 07:01 0

Wildfires drove thousands of people from their homes near a rare nature reserve in Spain's Canary Islands after a separate mainland blaze killed two, authorities ... Read More

Gran Canaria heatwave kills two UK visitors

Gran Canaria heatwave kills two UK visitors

editor editor- May 16, 2012 09:45 0

Wendy Richardson, 78, and Willoughby Chaffey, 74, had both been hiking on the Spanish island on Sunday when tragedy struck, according to reports. Read More

Tourism boosts Spain’s ailing economy

Tourism boosts Spain’s ailing economy

editor editor- November 17, 2011 02:55 0

Recently released figures by the Spanish Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Commerce show that during the summer months of July to September the number of ... Read More

Canary Islands surge in popularity

Canary Islands surge in popularity

editor editor- April 16, 2011 02:02 0

MANCHESTER, England - Leading online travel agent On the Beach has revealed that holidays to the Canary Islands are becoming increasingly popular with their customers. Read More

Tourists evacuating “La Isla Bonita”

Tourists evacuating “La Isla Bonita”

editor editor- August 4, 2009 09:10 0

La Palma is called “La Isla Bonita,” but these days, a raging wild fire is anything but beautiful. Read More

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