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How sustainable of a hotel guest are you?
Responsible Tourism News

How sustainable of a hotel guest are you?

editor editor- June 11, 2019

With a growing concern over climate change, the environment is high on everyone’s agendas. But how can hotel guests be ... Read More

Want a head or foot massage? Take an Indian train
Transportation News

Want a head or foot massage? Take an Indian train

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

Indian Railways have added a refreshing new perk for some travelers tired from long journeys: head and foot massages. Not ... Read More

Re-defining “undocumented”: TSA allows illegal immigrants board flights without any ID
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

Re-defining “undocumented”: TSA allows illegal immigrants board flights without any ID

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

US Transportation Security Administration has brought a new meaning to the term "undocumented" by permitting illegal aliens to fly domestically, ... Read More

Days Hotel  by Wyndham comes to New Zealand
Breaking Travel News

Days Hotel by Wyndham comes to New Zealand

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

Days Inn by Wyndham came to New Zealand with the opening of a new landmark hotel, Days Hotel & Suites ... Read More

Sonesta Hotels announces its new credit card
Breaking Travel News

Sonesta Hotels announces its new credit card

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

Sonesta International Hotels Corporation launched the new Sonesta World Mastercard® to reward loyal guests and Sonesta Travel Pass members in ... Read More

Skynet? Facial recognition tech coming to airport near you
Travel Technology News

Skynet? Facial recognition tech coming to airport near you

mm 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

Celebrate World Environment Day by being a more sustainable hotel guest
Responsible Tourism News

Celebrate World Environment Day by being a more sustainable hotel guest

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

With a growing concern over climate change, the environment is high on everyone’s agendas. But how can hotel guests be ... Read More

Swoop: Cabin crew have right to choose their representation
Airline News

Swoop: Cabin crew have right to choose their representation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019

Swoop, a Canadian ultra low-cost airline owned by WestJet, today issued the following statement from President Steven Greenway regarding the ... Read More

Studying abroad will become easier by 2021
Educational Travel News

Studying abroad will become easier by 2021

editor editor- May 21, 2019

It's a goal that many students set for their education: To study abroad. However, for many, it is a daunting ... Read More

Europe’s first WeChat Pay Smart Airport launched at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
Airline News

Europe’s first WeChat Pay Smart Airport launched at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019

WeChat Pay and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol jointly launched Europe's first flagship WeChat Pay Smart Airport. The flagship exists of three ... Read More

Thomas Cook India and Mastercard partner for ‘Priceless Cities’ experience
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Thomas Cook India and Mastercard partner for ‘Priceless Cities’ experience

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019

Tapping into the evolving aspiration of Indian travelers, Mastercard and Thomas Cook India today announced their partnership to bring, for ... Read More

5 Money-Saving Tips While Traveling
Breaking Travel News

5 Money-Saving Tips While Traveling

editor editor- May 16, 2019

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

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019

48 million Americans say they would skip a credit card payment before they’d skip a vacation, according a new survey ... Read More

US travelers warned about mandatory Real-ID requirement changes
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

US travelers warned about mandatory Real-ID requirement changes

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019

US states are rushing to become Real-ID compliant in response to federal legislation, which set new, more stringent minimum standards ... Read More

Moscow Domodedovo Airport joins DragonPass program
Airline News

Moscow Domodedovo Airport joins DragonPass program

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019

Moscow Domodedovo Airport has started serving DragonPass cardholders. DragonPass members can access airport business lounges located in both domestic and ... Read More

Union: WestJet sale leaves frontline staff exposed
Airline News

Union: WestJet sale leaves frontline staff exposed

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019

Unifor will continue to stand up for frontline WestJet workers as the airline is sold to Onex Corporation, a takeover ... Read More

International inbound travel to US falls by whopping 5.4 percent
Breaking Travel News

International inbound travel to US falls by whopping 5.4 percent

editor editor- May 8, 2019

What caused the big dip in international inbound travel in the United States this past March? Could it really have ... Read More

Wimbledon 2019: Winning plans for players and spectators 
Sports Travel News

Wimbledon 2019: Winning plans for players and spectators 

Rita Payne - special to eTN Rita Payne - special to eTN- May 2, 2019

The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) has announced a series of significant changes for The Championships 2019 and beyond. ... Read More

Is the airport a weak link in your cruise vacation?
Airline News

Is the airport a weak link in your cruise vacation?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019

You are treated like royalty once you board your cruise ship. It’s why you love cruise vacations. Unless the ship ... Read More

Qatar Airways launches ‘Quisine’
Airline News

Qatar Airways launches ‘Quisine’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

Qatar Airways has revealed a new Economy Class on-board experience branded ‘Quisine’, designed to further elevate customers’ dining experience when ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: New York City MetroCard might just be your ‘golden ticket’ to Hawaii
Hawaii Travel News

Hawaii Tourism: New York City MetroCard might just be your ‘golden ticket’ to Hawaii

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019

The Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau (HVCB) launched an initiative today that will bring one lucky New Yorker (and a ... Read More

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019

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

The next big thing in global tourism
Tourism News

The next big thing in global tourism

editor editor- April 16, 2019

Enchanting tourist attractions, unique diplomatic stature and a thriving airliner have placed Ethiopia, Land of Origins, on top of the ... Read More

The perplexing search for purplicious luggage and the perils of windmills
Breaking Travel News

The perplexing search for purplicious luggage and the perils of windmills

Dr. Anton Anderssen - special to eTN Dr. Anton Anderssen - special to eTN- April 12, 2019

April is Stress Awareness Month, but it is also National Humor Month, so I thought I’d go out on a ... Read More

African Tourism Board Launch was a success: A new era just started for African Travel & Tourism
Breaking Travel News

African Tourism Board Launch was a success: A new era just started for African Travel & Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 12, 2019

The two arms of the African Tourism Board had their official launch event yesterday at the Cape Town International Convention ... Read More

Centara Privilege Club: Centara launches all-new exclusive lifestyle benefits program
Hotel & Resort News

Centara Privilege Club: Centara launches all-new exclusive lifestyle benefits program

editor editor- April 4, 2019

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator and one of the region’s most innovative hospitality brands, is launching “Centara ... Read More

Five challenges confronting Meetings Industry in 2019
Meeting Industry News

Five challenges confronting Meetings Industry in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019

Tight meeting budgets, time pressures, organizational issues, a lack of creativity from hotels, increasingly complex and costly mandates in catering, ... Read More

Starbucks Hawaii: Rotten food from the garbage and warm leftover coffee
Breaking Travel News

Starbucks Hawaii: Rotten food from the garbage and warm leftover coffee

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2019

Starbucks is not the only one to blame when human decency in America is under attack. Pearlridge Mall on the ... Read More

Short Haul, Easy Travel & Lifetime Experiences is Nepals message to Malaysia
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Short Haul, Easy Travel & Lifetime Experiences is Nepals message to Malaysia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019

Nepal successfully participated in the latest edition of the MATTA Fair held at Putra World Trade Center (PWTC) in Kuala ... Read More

India launches National Common Mobility Card for seamless travel
Transportation News

India launches National Common Mobility Card for seamless travel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019

National Common Mobility Card 'One Nation, One Card' for transport mobility was launched by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at ... Read More

Abu Dhabi Airports Set to Welcome Special Olympics Athletes and Visitors
Airline News

Abu Dhabi Airports Set to Welcome Special Olympics Athletes and Visitors

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- March 5, 2019

Abu Dhabi Airports is ready to handle a significant influx of inbound traffic through Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) this ... Read More

Brazilian Carnivals: What, when, where and how
Cultural Travel News

Brazilian Carnivals: What, when, where and how

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019

1. Is there just one ‘carnival’ or are there several? Where are they? Carnival is a holiday in Brazil – ... Read More

Marriott Bonvoy: Marriott International introduces new travel program
Hotel & Resort News

Marriott Bonvoy: Marriott International introduces new travel program

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019

Marriott International is launching a global marketing campaign introducing Marriott Bonvoy, the new name that replaces Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton ... Read More

RIU Hotels & Resorts and TUI: A safety concern for German travelers?
Breaking Travel News

RIU Hotels & Resorts and TUI: A safety concern for German travelers?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 19, 2019

RIU Hotels & Resorts just bought 10 million Euros in the form of 1.1 million shares in TUI AG, holding ... Read More

Which brands rank high in travel loyalty?
Breaking Travel News

Which brands rank high in travel loyalty?

editor editor- February 5, 2019

Consumer expectations increase annually on average by 25%. Which airlines, hotels, car rental companies, and credit card companies rank high ... Read More

How citizens of Singapore can replace paper currency with these popular credit cards
Tourism Investment News

How citizens of Singapore can replace paper currency with these popular credit cards

editor editor- January 29, 2019

Currency is the lifeline of every country. It comes with various forms and utility. Let us take a look at ... Read More