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San Jose International Airport celebrates opening of additional boarding gates

San Jose International Airport celebrates opening of additional boarding gates

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 23:20 0

Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) reached an important milestone yesterday in commissioning a $58 million Interim Gates Facility, which was designed and constructed to ... Read More

Four countries, 4 days, 1 destination: Seychelles Eastern European Roadshow 2019

Four countries, 4 days, 1 destination: Seychelles Eastern European Roadshow 2019

editor editor- June 13, 2019 21:25 0

On May 27, 2019, the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) set off for its annual Seychelles Dedicated Roadshow in Central and Eastern Europe. The event lasted ... Read More

Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed over 13 million passengers in May 2019

Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed over 13 million passengers in May 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 18:28 0

In May 2019, the Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed around 13.2 million passengers. This shows an increase of 2.8 percent compared to the previous year’s month. ... Read More

Europe falls behind USA in cost of living

Europe falls behind USA in cost of living

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 17:15 0

ECA International’s latest Cost of Living report today reveals that Europe now accounts for less than a fifth of the world’s most expensive cities, with ... Read More

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019 18:54 0

In an advertisement in “The New Vision” daily by the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) on June 7, a notice of intended application for a license ... Read More

Baltimore/Washington International Airport orders 20 new shuttle buses

Baltimore/Washington International Airport orders 20 new shuttle buses

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 22:23 0

Maryland Department of Transportation has issued a new order of 15 forty-foot and five sixty-foot Xcelsior clean diesel heavy-duty transit buses. The buses, which will ... Read More

Thomas Cook India reveals new wave of travel – father-child bonding tours

Thomas Cook India reveals new wave of travel – father-child bonding tours

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 21:01 0

India’s travel and integrated travel-related financial services company is fostering family bonding through travel, with specific focus on Father-Child bonding tours, in a run up ... Read More

Tanzania tour operators want reforms to improve business landscape

Tanzania tour operators want reforms to improve business landscape

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- June 11, 2019 19:18 0

Tanzania tour operators are upbeat at the news that the government would execute the reforms highlighted on the blueprint to improve business environment. Wilbard Chambulo, ... Read More

Lilium: Air taxis to service world’s major cities by 2025

Lilium: Air taxis to service world’s major cities by 2025

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 22:04 0

According to the German aviation startup Lilium, air taxis will offer services in many major cities all over the world in the next six years ... Read More

10 most accessible cities in Europe named

10 most accessible cities in Europe named

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 16:15 0

While many of us would love to travel the world, it’s not always easy for those with limited mobility and rely on assistance from others. ... Read More

Tourists from Maldives love to travel to India

Tourists from Maldives love to travel to India

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 9, 2019 19:02 0

Maldives, India and Sri Lanka are neighbors. The Maldives relies on tourism as an export, but  Maldives citizens also love to travel. When they do ... Read More

Israeli tourism up 11.1% with 440,000 tourist entries in May

Israeli tourism up 11.1% with 440,000 tourist entries in May

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 8, 2019 19:15 0

According to Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics, approximately 440,000 tourist entries were recorded in May 2019, 11.1% more than May 2018 and 26.8% more than ... Read More

Caribbean tourism records robust 12% growth in the first quarter of 2019

Caribbean tourism records robust 12% growth in the first quarter of 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019 16:06 0

Spurred on by a 24 percent rise in arrivals from the United States, the Caribbean recorded a healthy 12 percent increase in tourist arrivals during ... Read More

Hawaiian Airlines: Over one million passengers in May

Hawaiian Airlines: Over one million passengers in May

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 23:46 0

Hawaiian Airlines, Inc., a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc., today announced its system-wide traffic statistics for the month ended May 31, 2019. Hawaiian welcomed more ... Read More

La Compagnie’s first Airbus A321neo makes inaugural transatlantic flight

La Compagnie’s first Airbus A321neo makes inaugural transatlantic flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 22:30 1

The first single-aisle A321neo destined for La Compagnie, an exclusively business-class French airline operating scheduled transatlantic flights, will commence transatlantic services on 6 June from ... Read More

Top travel destinations: US trends for summer 2019

Top travel destinations: US trends for summer 2019

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019 20:25 0

eDreams, Europe's online travel agent, has analyzed flight bookings for travel between June 1st and the 30th September 2019 to reveal this summer's top US travel trends. With ... Read More

It’s cheaper abroad: Russian hotels pricing themselves out of the market

It’s cheaper abroad: Russian hotels pricing themselves out of the market

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 18:35 0

Many Russian citizens are planning a vacation abroad this summer, according to Russian hotel booking-tracking service Ostrovok. Company experts analyzed room reservations for the period ... Read More

United Airlines: Most eco-friendly commercial flight

United Airlines: Most eco-friendly commercial flight

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019 21:31 0

United Airlines made history today – World Environment Day – with the departure of the Flight for the Planet, the most eco-friendly commercial flight of ... Read More

Puerto Rico Tourism hungry for good news: Today best news in 8 years

Puerto Rico Tourism hungry for good news: Today best news in 8 years

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 5, 2019 08:12 0

Puerto Rico is hungry for good news after the island's tourism industry came to an all-time low after a devastating hurricane hit. Today at the ... Read More

American travelers reduce budgets, still spend more than Europeans

American travelers reduce budgets, still spend more than Europeans

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 17:34 0

The results of GGA 19th annual Holiday Barometer were released today. This year’s barometer found that the number of Americans who indicated that they would ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019 16:39 0

Alongside President and Secretary Clinton, Jamaica's Minister for Tourism, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett spoke today the ongoing 4th meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) ... Read More

VIA Rail Canada ridership and revenue continue to grow

VIA Rail Canada ridership and revenue continue to grow

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019 22:06 0

 HIGHLIGHTS Ridership up 5.1% Passenger Revenues up 8.4% Greater accessibility at the Ottawa station Launch of New Fleet Replacement program with Siemens Canada Appointment of ... Read More

Cornwall Airport Newquay comes closer to the Channel Islands

Cornwall Airport Newquay comes closer to the Channel Islands

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 16:03 0

Cornwall Airport Newquay (CAN) has extended its route network today and welcomed the arrival of Blue Islands’ new service to Jersey and Guernsey. As the ... Read More

UNWTO: Local residents remain largely positive to urban tourism

UNWTO: Local residents remain largely positive to urban tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 14:19 0

A global survey conducted by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and IPSOS shows a positive picture of local residents’ perceptions towards urban tourism. Looking at ... Read More

Wyndham Destinations is opening new resorts

Wyndham Destinations is opening new resorts

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 31, 2019 19:01 0

Wyndham Destinations  launches new club brand identities, and shakes up timeshare with urban resort openings and evolution across the company. Wyndham Destinations is leading the ... Read More

With 71 new jet deliveries, TAP Air Portugal launches new Chicago, San Francisco & Washington, DC flights

With 71 new jet deliveries, TAP Air Portugal launches new Chicago, San Francisco & Washington, DC flights

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019 15:45 0

TAP Air Portugal just added the 100th aircraft to its fleet, an Airbus A330neo, as the carrier prepares to inaugurate service tomorrow from Chicago O’Hare, ... Read More

Hotel length-of-stays: Key global data findings

Hotel length-of-stays: Key global data findings

editor editor- May 31, 2019 01:43 0

A new Length-of-Stay (LOS) Strategy Report was released today, examining the rates of over 50,000 hotels globally, based on data derived from OTA Insight’s Rate ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Visitor spending declined 6.2 percent in April 2019

Hawaii Tourism: Visitor spending declined 6.2 percent in April 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 19:46 0

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.33 billion in April 2019, a decrease of 6.2 percent compared to the same month last ... Read More

IATA:  Air cargo demand continues negative 2019 trend

IATA: Air cargo demand continues negative 2019 trend

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 19:05 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), fell 4.7% in ... Read More

2019’s Best & Worst Cities for Staycations in US named

2019’s Best & Worst Cities for Staycations in US named

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 16:00 0

With summer arriving and 52% of Americans reporting having unused vacation days last year, 2019 Best & Worst Cities for Staycations report was released today. ... Read More

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