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What is the most important prize in Chinese international tourism?

What is the most important prize in Chinese international tourism?

editor editor- May 18, 2019 00:19 0

by Apolónia Rodrigues, special to eTN The Chinese Tourist Welcome (CTW) Award issued a Bronze prize in the Innovation category to Dark Sky® Alqueva. The ... Read More

Things to Look for While Buying the Best Travel Insurance

Things to Look for While Buying the Best Travel Insurance

editor editor- May 3, 2019 19:50 0

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

Tourism and Spying for the U.S. Government: A Recruiter Explains

Tourism and Spying for the U.S. Government: A Recruiter Explains

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019 01:15 0

Travel, Tourism and spying has been in the spotlight a number of times. "Convincing a Russian to work as a spy for the United States ... Read More

TSA: New airport security scanner poses “privacy risks” to passengers

TSA: New airport security scanner poses “privacy risks” to passengers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 23:07 0

US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is demanding modifications of a new airport security system because it poses “privacy risks” to passengers by showing too much ... Read More

Hainan Airlines announces nonstop Beijing-Oslo service

Hainan Airlines announces nonstop Beijing-Oslo service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019 16:30 0

Hainan Airlines Holding Co., Ltd. (Hainan Airlines) plans to formally launch nonstop service between Beijing and Oslo on May 15. This will be the first ... Read More

Easter School Holidays ring in busy travel season at Frankfurt Airport

Easter School Holidays ring in busy travel season at Frankfurt Airport

editor editor- April 5, 2019 18:51 0

With the Easter holidays around the corner, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) is preparing for this year’s first travel peak. Germany’s largest aviation hub expects to welcome ... Read More

What is the discussion at the UNWTO / ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport?

What is the discussion at the UNWTO / ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019 06:47 0

A Panel discussion is ongoing and a packed program are planned today for delegates in Sai Island, Cabo Verde attending the First UNWTO/ ICAO Ministerial ... Read More

Marriott Hotels brings TED Fellows Salon to Cape Town

Marriott Hotels brings TED Fellows Salon to Cape Town

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019 15:30 0

Marriott Hotels in partnership with TED, hosted its first TED Fellows Salon in Cape Town, South Africa, sparking conversations around Africa’s beauty, rich heritage and ... Read More

Brazil announces visa-free entry for US, Canadian, Australian, and Japanese citizens

Brazil announces visa-free entry for US, Canadian, Australian, and Japanese citizens

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2019 14:50 0

Brazil is open for you! The Brazilian Government announced that Brazil would allow visa-free entry for citizens of The United States, Canada, Australia, and Japan, ... Read More

Oman tourism arrivals to increase 5 percent annually to 2023

Oman tourism arrivals to increase 5 percent annually to 2023

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 22:20 0

Tourism arrivals to Oman will increase at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 5% between 2018 and 2023 to 3.5 million, according to data ... Read More

Air China Boeing 777 makes emergency landing in Russian Chukotka

Air China Boeing 777 makes emergency landing in Russian Chukotka

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 4, 2019 22:25 0

The crew of Air China Boeing 777 reported that plane's fire alarm had been triggered during the flight, prompting the captain to make an emergency ... Read More

US DOT strengthens safety provisions for lithium batteries transported by aircraft

US DOT strengthens safety provisions for lithium batteries transported by aircraft

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019 17:05 0

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), in coordination with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), today issued an Interim Final ... Read More

Can you be a student and a full-time traveller?

Can you be a student and a full-time traveller?

editor editor- February 26, 2019 17:30 0

It would be worthwhile to clarify that life in travel is not a goal that is mandatory for all. In other words, if you do ... Read More

How Qatar Airways Tackles Global Wildlife Crime

How Qatar Airways Tackles Global Wildlife Crime

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019 13:04 0

Qatar Airways has launched an industry-leading training programme focused on preventing illegal wildlife trafficking. The bespoke e-learning package, developed by Qatar Airways to enhance employee ... Read More

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 19, 2019 22:09 0

RIU Hotels & Resorts just bought 10 million Euros in the form of 1.1 million shares in TUI AG, holding now a stake of 3.56%. ... Read More

Thailand visa on arrival makes travel to the country smoother

Thailand visa on arrival makes travel to the country smoother

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019 15:28 0

The Thailand visa on arrival online or Thai eVOA was launched in November 2018 to make it easier for foreign travelers to visit the country. ... 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

Putin: Russia will keep moving towards lifting restrictions for tourists

Putin: Russia will keep moving towards lifting restrictions for tourists

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 18:25 0

According to Russian President Vladimir Putin, short-term visa-free entry for foreigners and electronic visas is the way to go for Russia if it wants to ... Read More

German Federal President stuck in Ethiopia after government plane breaks

German Federal President stuck in Ethiopia after government plane breaks

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 30, 2019 16:20 0

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier's flight onboard the Airbus A340 was originally scheduled to depart Addis Ababa for the German capital at 12.30pm CET (11.30am GMT) ... Read More

Qatar Executive world’s first commercial operator of Gulfstream G500 jet

Qatar Executive world’s first commercial operator of Gulfstream G500 jet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2019 19:06 0

Qatar Executive announced that it is officially the world’s first commercial service operator of the Gulfstream G500 jet. The private jet charter division of Qatar ... Read More

Boeing tests NeXt flying car prototype to advance urban air mobility

Boeing tests NeXt flying car prototype to advance urban air mobility

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019 22:30 0

Boeing yesterday successfully completed the first test flight of its autonomous passenger air vehicle (PAV) prototype in Manassas, Virginia. Boeing NeXt, which leads the company's ... Read More

Hainan Airlines launches nonstop Shenzhen-Vancouver service

Hainan Airlines launches nonstop Shenzhen-Vancouver service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019 16:05 0

Hainan Airlines plans to formally launch nonstop service between Shenzhen and Vancouver on January 28, with two flights weekly, on Mondays and Fridays. The service ... Read More

Hainan Airlines to Launch Dublin-Shenzhen Non-Stop Service on February 25

Hainan Airlines to Launch Dublin-Shenzhen Non-Stop Service on February 25

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- January 21, 2019 06:55 0

Hainan Airlines Holding Co., Ltd. ("Hainan Airlines") plans to launch non-stop service between Shenzhen and Dublin on February 25, 2019. The route, with two round ... Read More

Updated US Travel Advisory for China: Will China tourism officials retaliate?

Updated US Travel Advisory for China: Will China tourism officials retaliate?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2019 21:45 0

Every day 8000 Chinese tourists enter the United States, and every day an average of 5000 American tourists enter China. Americans should exercise increased caution ... Read More

Goa: Where are the tourists?

Goa: Where are the tourists?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 2, 2019 02:10 0

The beaches along Calangute in Goa, India saw hordes of low budget tourists this Holiday season. They created noise and garbage, empty beer bottles., but ... Read More

Qatar Airways welcomes its first ultra-modern state-of-the-art executive jet

Qatar Airways welcomes its first ultra-modern state-of-the-art executive jet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 31, 2018 16:10 0

The private jet charter division of Qatar Airways Group, Qatar Executive, has received two of its brand-new Gulfstream G500 executive jets, that were first unveiled ... Read More

Hainan Airlines to launch Xi’an-Los Angeles service

Hainan Airlines to launch Xi’an-Los Angeles service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 14, 2018 08:20 0

Hainan Airlines Holding Co., Ltd. plans to launch nonstop service between Xi'an and Los Angeles on December 31. It will be the first scheduled service ... Read More

Brussels’ Listen! Festival 2019 announces line-up and activities

Brussels’ Listen! Festival 2019 announces line-up and activities

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2018 09:03 0

The line-up of the upcoming fourth edition of Listen! Festival was announced today. After three successful editions, Listen! will once again be a Brussels-wide celebration ... Read More

A winning partnership: Royole Technology and Airbus China Innovation Center

A winning partnership: Royole Technology and Airbus China Innovation Center

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2018 00:07 0

Airbus China Innovation Centre (ACIC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Royole Technology – a global pioneer in flexible displays, flexible sensors and ... Read More

What Marriott told victims of massive security crime? Transcript of an email to hotel guests

What Marriott told victims of massive security crime? Transcript of an email to hotel guests

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 9, 2018 14:49 1

A massive database breach was reported by Marriott Hotels and Resorts at their Starwood brand on November 30. In the meantime, Marriott Security procedures had ... Read More

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