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Etihad Airways and Swae to launch artificial intelligence-powered crowd-sourcing platform

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

Etihad Airways (Etihad), the national airline of the UAE, and Swae, a startup based in Vancouver, have partnered to launch ... Read More

Conrad Bali announces completion of rejuvenation

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019

Conrad Bali, a beachfront resort on the southern coast of Bali, today announced the launch of its 85 newly-renovated expanded ... Read More

Meetings and hospitality dealing with profound changes, from mergers to demographics

editor editor- June 11, 2019

“Over 5,000 associations are headquartered in the Greater DC area. They are a significant segment of the meetings industry, making ... Read More

Choice Hotels Texas expansion

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 10, 2019

Choice Hotels has signed an agreement with Legacy Partners to develop five Sleep Inn hotels outside of Houston, Texas. The ... Read More

Starboard Cruise Services names new President and CEO

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

Starboard Cruise Services has named respected travel and cruise industry veteran Lisa Bauer its new President and Chief Executive Officer ... Read More

Cash-strapped NASA to allow private tourism to International Space Station

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 8, 2019

US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has been forced to take on some extra work to pay the bills: ... Read More

Canyon Ranch Wellness Retreat announces new leadership appointments

editor editor- June 7, 2019

Canyon Ranch today announced new hires for its forthcoming brand extension - Canyon Ranch Wellness Retreat, opening in Woodside, California, ... Read More

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

Brand USA unveils new marketing initiatives at IPW 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Brand USA kicked off IPW 2019 by outlining innovative marketing plans all aimed at promoting the United States as a ... Read More

Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association finds marketeer diamond in the rough

editor editor- June 5, 2019

Saint Lucia’s principal tourism private sector agency, the Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association (SLHTA), is working to nurture entrepreneurship ... Read More

Opening of the Emerald Bay Hotel upgrades the archeology themed Cambrian Town Happy World Resort

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

The Emerald Bay Hotel opens to the public today, offering tourists a premium hospitality service while visiting the newly opened ... Read More

U.S. Travel means High Sierra Peanut Butter Shakes in Anaheim, California

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

IPW 2019 opened in Anaheim, California today reminding the travel and tourism world, that the United States of America is ... Read More

CTO: Authentic Caribbean experiences driving influences for travelers’ holiday plans

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 1, 2019

Today’s traveler demands a more authentic cultural experience and is exploring destinations that highlight artistic, musical, culinary, literary, social, religious ... Read More

Middle East & North Africa hotels: Occupancy surges, profits drop

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

Occupancy levels at hotels in the Middle East & North Africa surged to 78.2 percent in April, but it was ... Read More

Hotel length-of-stays: Key global data findings

editor editor- May 31, 2019

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

ILTM: Three consumer archetypes driving wellness and luxury travel in Asia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

At the forefront of luxury travel trends, International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM) Asia Pacific opened in Singapore. To mark the ... Read More

Schiphol Airport: Do not travel during tomorrow’s public transport strike!

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019

Due to the public transport strike no buses and trains will be running in the Netherlands. We expect high congestion ... Read More

African Tourism Board VP echoes South African President: It’s time for Africa to unite!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019

Africa Day united 40 heads of State on Saturday in Pretoria when attending the inauguration of the South African President, ... Read More

No iPhone, no KFC, no Disneyland: Chinese firm bans workers from buying US goods, travel to USA

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

As the US-China trade dispute gets uglier by the day some Chinese corporations seem intent to respond to Washington pressure ... Read More

Farewell Niki Lauda: Legend of fast cars and airplanes

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 23, 2019

Niki Lauda, whom we remember as a Formula 1 legend, is no longer with us. But did you know he ... Read More

Memorial Day traffic study finds dire economic cost, public support for user fees

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday released a survey finding that Americans avoided an estimated 47.5 million auto trips due ... Read More

Driving to Heathrow? Rethink your journey urges former Deputy Mayor of London

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

Heathrow announced today the appointment of Val Shawcross as Chair of the Heathrow Area Transport Forum (HATF), an independent group ... Read More

Cape Town to chair BestCities board

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

Corne Koch, Head of Cape Town and Western Cape Convention Bureau, a division of WESGRO, has been elected to the ... Read More

FestPac 2020: Arts and Culture never shown in Hawaii with Guam taking a key role

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019

Many tourists visiting Hawaii from June 10-21 do not know, that the biggest arts and the cultureal festival is hosted ... Read More

Tourism Solomons CEO invited to join PATA Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2019

Strong recognition for the Solomon Islands on the international tourism stage and huge kudos for Tourism Solomons with CEO, Josefa ... Read More

How are Airbnb and Thailand Government Savings Bank working together?

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- May 18, 2019

Airbnb, a community-driven hospitality company, and the Government Savings Bank, Thailand’s 105-year-old state-owned bank, today announced an official strategic partnership ... Read More

Driving intra-African connectivity and cooperation through Alliance and partnership

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 17, 2019

The African Tourism Board is currently working hard to build partnerships within the aviation industry. "Seeing Africa as one destination ... Read More

FCM Travel Solutions accelerates global NDC technology drive with Amadeus and Sabre

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- May 14, 2019

The drive-by FCM Travel Solutions to lead the integration of a long-term digital NDC booking solution globally in the corporate sector ... Read More

RCI announces new Managing Director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019

RCI, the world's largest timeshare vacation exchange network as part of Wyndham Destinations, has announced the appointment of Paul Mulcahy ... Read More

$140.6 billion in tourism spending driving California’s economy in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

For the ninth consecutive year, California's tourism economy flourished, contributing $140.6 billion in travel spending and supporting 1.16 million jobs ... Read More

Carsten Spohr: Lufthansa Group focuses on high-quality, responsible growth

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 7, 2019

"Lufthansa Group has become even stronger, more efficient and more modern," says Carsten Spohr, Chairman of the Executive Board of ... Read More

Can you take an iconic road trip in an electric vehicle?

editor editor- May 7, 2019

Electric vehicles (EVs). They need recharging just like a fossil-fuel car needs to stop in at a gas pump. But ... Read More

Reimagining Tourism through Human Capital Development

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019

“Reimagining Tourism through Human Capital Development” written by Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett. Around the world today tourism ... Read More

Emirates Group Vice President appointed: Hana Al Awadhi

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 4, 2019

The Emirates Group has announced the appointment of Hana Al Awadhi as Vice President HR earlier this month, overseeing dnata’s ... Read More

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019

The recently concluded 26th International Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas celebrated over a quarter Century of Tourism Safety and ... Read More

Things to Look for While Buying the Best Travel Insurance

editor editor- May 3, 2019

Travel insurance comes in handy in the hour of need while travelling. It restrains you from paying the hefty medical ... Read More