Tag: disruption

How is the Effect of Renewed Competition between Airbus and Boeing ?
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How is the Effect of Renewed Competition between Airbus and Boeing ?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

The revival of competition between Boeing and Airbus is expected to result in record delivery of the highly popular narrow-body platforms and a 9.4% year-on-year ... Read More

Terror at Saudi Arabian Airport: An Iran Connection?
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Terror at Saudi Arabian Airport: An Iran Connection?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

Yesterday's terror attack on Abha International Airport in Saudi Arabia is seen as an escalation adding now to the significant ... Read More

China, Saudi Arabia and travel tech dominate Arabian Travel Market 2019 agenda
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China, Saudi Arabia and travel tech dominate Arabian Travel Market 2019 agenda

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

This year’s Arabian Travel Market witnessed a 106% increase in visitors from China and a 20% increase in international visitors ... Read More

Summer Travel Chaos: AirHelp predicts millions of flight delays
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Summer Travel Chaos: AirHelp predicts millions of flight delays

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

AirHelp offers valuable information to passengers who are planning air travel, such as information about which airlines have the best ... Read More

‘Big losses’: China Eastern Airlines demands compensation from Boeing for 737 MAX grounding
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‘Big losses’: China Eastern Airlines demands compensation from Boeing for 737 MAX grounding

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

Chinese carrier, China Eastern Airlines, has requested compensation from the US aerospace giant Boeing over financial damages the carrier had ... Read More

US Travel: Deployment of TSA agents on southern border could result in turmoil for business and leisure travel
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US Travel: Deployment of TSA agents on southern border could result in turmoil for business and leisure travel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued the following statement on reports that ... Read More

United Airlines launches new safety video featuring Spider-Man
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United Airlines launches new safety video featuring Spider-Man

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019

Beginning June 1, United Airlines will launch its latest inflight safety demonstration video featuring Spider-Man in an entertaining mini-drama film. ... Read More

Best & Worst Airlines and Airports of 2019 revealed
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Best & Worst Airlines and Airports of 2019 revealed

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019

Today AirHelp announced the results of its annual AirHelp Score which rates global airlines and airports. First launched in 2015, ... Read More

SAS back in business with better pay
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SAS back in business with better pay

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019

SAS and their pilots reached an agreement. Frequent travelers in Northern Europe are are pleased to see the seven days ... Read More

Comprehensive learning program delivers ‘creative collisions’ at IMEX in Frankfurt
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Comprehensive learning program delivers ‘creative collisions’ at IMEX in Frankfurt

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019

‘Everyone has the potential to think creatively. Children are able to think of more than 60 new solutions per day ... Read More

Personalize and remove friction for customers, Gulf travel companies told
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Personalize and remove friction for customers, Gulf travel companies told

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

Gulf-based travel and hospitality companies that use disruptive technologies to boost personalization and remove friction for customers are likely to ... Read More

Arabian Travel Market 2019 opens tomorrow in Dubai
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Arabian Travel Market 2019 opens tomorrow in Dubai

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2019

ETurboNews ready to exhibit at Arabian Travel Market where hospitality professionals from every corner of the world will gather in ... Read More

Arabian Travel Week launches in Dubai
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Arabian Travel Week launches in Dubai

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2019

Reed Travel Exhibitions will launch Arabian Travel Week – an umbrella brand comprising four co-located shows – during the 2019 ... Read More

US airlines wrongfully reject over 25% of their passengers’ compensation claims
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US airlines wrongfully reject over 25% of their passengers’ compensation claims

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019

Consumer rights advocacy group released the results of a new study showing that United States airlines wrongfully reject more than ... Read More

Qatar Airways partners with Rolls-Royce to trial its Virtual Reality training tool
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Qatar Airways partners with Rolls-Royce to trial its Virtual Reality training tool

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019

Qatar Airways is proud to be the global launch partner of Rolls-Royce’s new Virtual Reality training tool. Recognized for its ... Read More

The Great Move: Turkish Airlines moves to Istanbul Airport
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The Great Move: Turkish Airlines moves to Istanbul Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

The biggest logistical operation in the world aviation history was held between 5 and 6 April 2019. In a total ... Read More

Arab Hotel Investment Conference is back: Why it’s so amazing
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Arab Hotel Investment Conference is back: Why it’s so amazing

mm Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- April 11, 2019

Last year, the move of the 14th Arab Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) from Dubai Jumeirah Madinat to the neighboring Emirate ... Read More

Boeing CEO: Safety is our responsibility, and we own it
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Boeing CEO: Safety is our responsibility, and we own it

editor editor- April 5, 2019

Boeing CEO Dennis A. Muilenburg issued the following statement in response to its 737 Max software, production: As we work ... Read More

What smart travelers know
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What smart travelers know

editor editor- April 5, 2019

A record-breaking number of Americans are traveling, but most are unprepared for the journey - more than 90% of US ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines has a statement on preliminary crash report
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Ethiopian Airlines has a statement on preliminary crash report

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines had a tragic year so far, but it appears without fault to the carrier. The preliminary report about ... Read More

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

mm Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- March 31, 2019

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

Bots, A.I, wearables and VR to create billion-dollar savings in the tourism industry
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Bots, A.I, wearables and VR to create billion-dollar savings in the tourism industry

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2019

The impact of disruptive technologies on the tourism industry is set to create multi-billion dollar savings through the use of ... Read More

WestJet suspends 2019 financial guidance over Boeing 737 MAX grounding
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WestJet suspends 2019 financial guidance over Boeing 737 MAX grounding

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019

Today WestJet announced that following Transport Canada's safety notice closing Canadian airspace to Boeing 737 MAX aircraft until further notice, ... Read More

Lufthansa Group renews its partnership with Amadeus
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Lufthansa Group renews its partnership with Amadeus

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 16, 2019

The Lufthansa Group and Amadeus have announced an agreement to renew their longstanding technology partnership. Through the deal, Amadeus’ Altéa ... Read More

American Airlines resumes Miami-Antigua service
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American Airlines resumes Miami-Antigua service

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019

The Antigua and Barbuda Ministry of Tourism and Investment along with the country’s Tourism Authority has announced the resumption of ... Read More

B737-Max: United Airlines expects no impact on passengers
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B737-Max: United Airlines expects no impact on passengers

editor editor- March 13, 2019

United Airlines was operating two versions of the Boeing 737 family -  the Boeing 737-800 and 900 and the Boeing ... Read More

Bartlett named PATWA’s Tourism Minister of the Year for Sustainable Tourism
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Bartlett named PATWA’s Tourism Minister of the Year for Sustainable Tourism

editor editor- March 7, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett was today awarded the Pacific Area Travel Writers Association’s (PATWA) Tourism Minister of the ... Read More

Tourism to become a US$50 billion industry in India
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Tourism to become a US$50 billion industry in India

editor editor- March 7, 2019

Technology and tourism were in focus at a meeting held on March 6 organized by the Internet and Mobile Association ... Read More

World’s most “punctual” airlines (the results are sad)
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World’s most “punctual” airlines (the results are sad)

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019

Any passenger planning on boarding a long-haul flight, which includes any flight that requires five or more hours of travel ... Read More

India International Hotel, Travel and Tourism Research Conference brings industry experts together
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India International Hotel, Travel and Tourism Research Conference brings industry experts together

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- March 1, 2019

Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology inaugurated the 9th India International Hotel, Travel and Tourism Research Conference ... Read More

US airports with most flight delays and cancelations revealed
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US airports with most flight delays and cancelations revealed

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019

Planning a trip for the spring, or recently experienced a flight disruption that delayed your trip? If you are flying ... Read More

Shocking statement by Southwest Airlines Pilots Association: A to B safely or not at all
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Shocking statement by Southwest Airlines Pilots Association: A to B safely or not at all

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019

Today, Captain Jon Weaks, president of the Southwest Airlines Pilots Association, issued a communication to the nearly 10,000 pilots represented by ... Read More

European Travel Commission: European tourism prepares for 2019 uncertainties
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European Travel Commission: European tourism prepares for 2019 uncertainties

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019

According to the European Travel Commission's latest report "European Tourism -Trends & Prospects 2018", Europe remains the most visited region ... Read More

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Jamaica takes the lead on Global Tourism Resilience Management

editor editor- February 8, 2019

Resilience is everybody’s business. All policymakers in the Caribbean must be concerned about the resilience of their national sectors amid ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019

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

Caribbean Tourism strongly endorses Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center
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Caribbean Tourism strongly endorses Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has reiterated its strong support for the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center which ... Read More