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Guatemala partners with UNWTO to launch Sustainable Tourism  Observatory

Guatemala partners with UNWTO to launch Sustainable Tourism Observatory

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 16:10 0

The new Observatory is located in the city of La Antigua Guatemala, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a leading tourism destination. Led by the ... Read More

IATA: March passenger demand growth slows on later Easter holiday

IATA: March passenger demand growth slows on later Easter holiday

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 18:25 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for March 2019 showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) rose ... Read More

India Tourism: Fore! on the golf course

India Tourism: Fore! on the golf course

editor editor- April 30, 2019 23:38 0

During a presentation by the Ministry of Tourism at the Indian golf & Turf Expo (IGTE), Mr. Venkatesan Dhattareyan, Deputy Director General at Incredible India, ... Read More

Proud Emirates Revealed: The Emirates Pavilion

Proud Emirates Revealed: The Emirates Pavilion

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019 16:54 0

Emirates, Premier Partner and the Official Airline of Expo 2020 Dubai, today unveiled the design and visitor experience concepts of its ultramodern pavilion for the ... Read More

What airport is now busier than mega-hubs Frankfurt and Dallas Fort Worth?

What airport is now busier than mega-hubs Frankfurt and Dallas Fort Worth?

editor editor- April 8, 2019 18:24 0

This airport has now become the world's 12th busiest airport, moving up four places from the 16th spot in 2017. According to the preliminary world ... Read More

IATA Report: Aviation continues to deliver solid

IATA Report: Aviation continues to deliver solid

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 15:04 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for February 2019 showing total revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs) rose 5.3%, compared to February ... Read More

Air freight demand still spiraling down

Air freight demand still spiraling down

editor editor- April 3, 2019 22:51 0

For the fourth consecutive month, global air freight performance has reported a negative year-on-year growth and the worst performance in the last three years. The ... Read More

WTTC 19th Global Summit final program: Changemakers including President Obama meet in Seville

WTTC 19th Global Summit final program: Changemakers including President Obama meet in Seville

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- March 31, 2019 20:05 2

The World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) will be heading to Seville, Spain this week to attend the  19th Global Summit of WTTC on April ... Read More

IATA announces judges for Diversity and Inclusion Awards

IATA announces judges for Diversity and Inclusion Awards

editor editor- March 29, 2019 03:10 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the members of the independent judging panel for the IATA Diversity and Inclusion Awards as: Angela Gittens, Director ... Read More

“Plan For Our Kids” and “African Earth Lung” to launch at WTM Africa

“Plan For Our Kids” and “African Earth Lung” to launch at WTM Africa

editor editor- March 19, 2019 21:21 0

eTN Publisher Juergen Steinmetz talks to Professor Geoffrey Lipman Co-Founder of SUNx - STRONG Universal Network, about the development of “Plan For Our Kids” and ... Read More

States must develop friendly policies to encourage India film tourism

States must develop friendly policies to encourage India film tourism

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- March 14, 2019 00:23 2

On day 2 at the 20th edition of FICCI FRAMES, the global media and entertainment convention, the event started with a session titled “Shoot at ... Read More

European policymakers praise Qatar Airways all-female flight

European policymakers praise Qatar Airways all-female flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019 18:12 0

Qatar Airways celebrated a landmark flight on Sunday 10 March as its scheduled service from Brussels to Doha was operated by a crew made up ... Read More

IATA Launches CEIV Fresh

IATA Launches CEIV Fresh

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 12, 2019 10:11 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched a new industry certification—the Center for Excellence for Perishable Logistics (CEIV Fresh)—to improve the handling and the ... Read More

Air freight – worst performance in the last three years

Air freight – worst performance in the last three years

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 00:30 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight ton kilometers (FTKs), decreased 1.8% in ... Read More

IATA: 2019 starts on a positive note for passenger demand

IATA: 2019 starts on a positive note for passenger demand

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 15:10 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for January 2019 showing traffic (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose 6.5% compared to ... Read More

Tanzania and Rwanda tour operators join forces to promote tourism in both countries

Tanzania and Rwanda tour operators join forces to promote tourism in both countries

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019 21:28 0

Tour operators in Tanzania and Rwanda have agreed to jointly market the two countries as complementary destinations in their latest efforts to offer the tourists ... Read More

Bahamas Ministry of Tourism response to U.S. Travel Advisory

Bahamas Ministry of Tourism response to U.S. Travel Advisory

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 3, 2019 20:25 0

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation is aware of the recent update to the U.S. Travel Advisory for The Bahamas reported also on eTurboNews ... Read More

IATA urges government-airline industry dialogue in Mexico

IATA urges government-airline industry dialogue in Mexico

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 20:10 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on the government of Mexico to work closely with the air transport industry as it develops airport infrastructure ... Read More

IATA: Cooperation key to keeping aviation secure & doubling passenger demand

IATA: Cooperation key to keeping aviation secure & doubling passenger demand

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019 15:20 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on industry and governments to work together more closely to keep aviation secure in the face of evolving ... Read More

Helicopter crash in Nepal: tourism minister on board

Helicopter crash in Nepal: tourism minister on board

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- February 27, 2019 09:32 3

A helicopter carrying six persons including Tourism and Civil Aviation Minister Rabindra Adhikari has crashed in Pathibhara, Taplejung on Wednesday afternoon, according to officials at ... Read More

IATA launches new Diversity & Inclusion Awards

IATA launches new Diversity & Inclusion Awards

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019 20:30 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the launch of the IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards’ to recognize and encourage industry excellence. Three categories of ... Read More

Dubai welcomed almost 16 million international overnight visitors in 2018

Dubai welcomed almost 16 million international overnight visitors in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019 18:25 6

According to the latest data released today by Dubai’s Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), Dubai hosted 15.92 million international overnight visitors in ... Read More

IATA: Airline industry showing continuing safety improvements

IATA: Airline industry showing continuing safety improvements

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2019 17:32 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for the 2018 safety performance of the commercial airline industry showing continuing safety improvements over the long ... Read More

Platov International becomes first ever five-star Russian airport

Platov International becomes first ever five-star Russian airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 16, 2019 19:20 0

One of the newest Russian airports, Platov International Airport in the city of Rostov-on-Don, has received the highest mark from the UK-based ranking organization Skytrax, ... Read More

IMEX Frankfurt Association Day centers on high value insights & inspiration

IMEX Frankfurt Association Day centers on high value insights & inspiration

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019 16:30 0

“I’m always looking for support with innovation and Association Day provides the perfect opportunity to get new ideas.” Danielle Michel, Director of Corporate Program at ... Read More

IATA urges US government, industry, to work together to grow aviation’s benefits 

IATA urges US government, industry, to work together to grow aviation’s benefits 

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 20:22 2

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged the United States government and industry to work together to ensure that aviation is able to accommodate an ... Read More

“Doha Declaration” calls for review of existing aviation regulatory framework

“Doha Declaration” calls for review of existing aviation regulatory framework

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 17:35 0

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, has welcomed the publication of the “Doha Declaration”, a manifesto that calls for a ... 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

IATA: Healthy airline passenger demand continued in 2018

IATA: Healthy airline passenger demand continued in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019 18:31 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for 2018 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose by a healthy ... Read More

IATA: Air freight demand ends year up 3.5%

IATA: Air freight demand ends year up 3.5%

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 17:12 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released full-year 2018 data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight ton kilometers (FTKs) grew ... Read More

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