Tag: EU

Gentilon: EU needs €1.5 trillion to recover from COVID-19
European travel news

Gentilon: EU needs €1.5 trillion to recover from COVID-19

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 20, 2020

A mind-boggling €1.5 trillion ($ 1.63 trillion) would be needed to keep the European Union afloat and enable it to ... Read More

President of EU Commission extends olive branch to Italy
Travel Safety & Emergencies

President of EU Commission extends olive branch to Italy

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- April 4, 2020

The President of the European Commission (EU) Ursula von der Leyen called for a common response against the COVID-19 coronavirus ... Read More

European Council Coronavirus Response: Endangering Italy’s Permanence in the EU
Travel Safety & Emergencies

European Council Coronavirus Response: Endangering Italy’s Permanence in the EU

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 30, 2020

Was Europe supposed to end on March 26, 2020? The northern countries, led by Germany and Holland, closed their doors ... Read More

WTO: US can slap tariffs on $7.5 billion of EU goods over Airbus subsidies
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WTO: US can slap tariffs on $7.5 billion of EU goods over Airbus subsidies

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 14, 2019

The World Trade Organization (WTO) formally ruled today that the United States is now free to take countermeasures against the ... Read More

Turkmenistan Airlines ‘committed’ to achieve compliance with international air safety standards
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Turkmenistan Airlines ‘committed’ to achieve compliance with international air safety standards

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Turkmenistan Airlines (TUA) is committed to raising their performance following difficulties in satisfying relevant EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) requirements ... Read More

Turkmenistan Airlines improves safety standards with Lufthansa
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Turkmenistan Airlines improves safety standards with Lufthansa

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

Turkmenistan Airlines (TUA) is the only airline of Turkmenistan, headquartered in Ashgabat. It operates domestic and international passenger and cargo ... Read More

European Union sends millions to Uganda and South Sudan to fight Ebola while tourism remains safe
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European Union sends millions to Uganda and South Sudan to fight Ebola while tourism remains safe

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, and the Democratic Republic are on high alert and are dealing with a developing crisis. Uganda ... Read More

War or Terror in the Gulf of Oman? Oil Tankers in flames, crew rescued and taken to Iran
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War or Terror in the Gulf of Oman? Oil Tankers in flames, crew rescued and taken to Iran

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

A maritime safety group warned earlier today of an unspecific threat in the Gulf Oman urging extreme caution amid US- ... Read More

Ryanair acquires Malta Air
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Ryanair acquires Malta Air

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 12, 2019

Ryanair Holdings has made arrangements for the acquisition of Malta Air, a Maltese start-up, in which Ryanair will transfer and ... Read More

750,000 EU nationals apply for UK residence ahead of Brexit
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750,000 EU nationals apply for UK residence ahead of Brexit

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

Britain has received 750,000 applications from EU citizens seeking to settle in the UK in the first four months of ... Read More

New partnership to focus on sustainable tourism in Europe
Travel Associations News

New partnership to focus on sustainable tourism in Europe

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

Four leading tourism organisations and academic institutions – CELTH (the Center of Expertise Leisure, Tourism & Hospitality), ETC (the European ... Read More

Innovative Mediterranean tourism endeavor: The Sistina project
Tourism News

Innovative Mediterranean tourism endeavor: The Sistina project

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 28, 2019

Fourteen tourist itineraries, 4 product lines, and the Grandtourupmed.eu platform - these are the credentials of the Sistina Project, an ... Read More

Far-reaching effects: New EU aviation fuel tax will send airfares soaring
Airline News

Far-reaching effects: New EU aviation fuel tax will send airfares soaring

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019

The European Commission is considering aviation fuel tax that is supposed to reduce carbon emissions by 11 percent and have ... Read More

Trend setter for tourism to enter the European Parliament: The best Tourism Minister of the World Elena Kountoura
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Trend setter for tourism to enter the European Parliament: The best Tourism Minister of the World Elena Kountoura

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

The European Parliament is about to say yes to travel and tourism, and after today's election, new trends may be ... Read More

Maritime security the Seychelles way
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Maritime security the Seychelles way

mm Alain St.Ange- May 25, 2019

Africa’s smallest nation is setting a standard for safe sustainable seas through the prosecution of pirates, international maritime cooperation, and ... Read More

European Commission assesses Hyperloop regulatory needs
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European Commission assesses Hyperloop regulatory needs

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies announced today the presentation of the first finalized generic guideline for design, operation, and certification for Hyperloop ... Read More

European pilots: Before Boeing’s MAX returns, we need answers and transparency
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European pilots: Before Boeing’s MAX returns, we need answers and transparency

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

Regulators from across the globe are meeting today in Texas (USA), to discuss a possible return to service of the ... Read More

One Country, One People, One Seychelles: Tourism but no militarization
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One Country, One People, One Seychelles: Tourism but no militarization

mm Alain St.Ange- May 22, 2019

This presentation is about Seychelles, the people, our hopes and our dreams.  It is from the people and for the ... Read More

ePassport Gates ease entry into UK for citizens of US, Canada and five other countries
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ePassport Gates ease entry into UK for citizens of US, Canada and five other countries

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019

Citizens of the US and Canada are among seven countries who can now use ePassport gates, giving easier and faster ... Read More

Airbnb joins the European Travel Commission to promote healthy tourism
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Airbnb joins the European Travel Commission to promote healthy tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

Airbnb, the global community-driven end-to-end travel platform, has joined the European Travel Commission (ETC) as an Associate Member to support ... Read More

Funds from the sale of Thomas Cook airlines have potential to provide capital for new destinations
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Funds from the sale of Thomas Cook airlines have potential to provide capital for new destinations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

Following the release of Thomas Cook Group Half Year Results 2019, Johanna-Bonhill Smith, Associate Analyst for Travel & Tourism at ... Read More

Inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa opens tomorrow alongside ATM
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Inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa opens tomorrow alongside ATM

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

More than 300 aviation and airport professionals will be heading to the first CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa (MEIA) ... Read More

40 airlines, 60 airports confirmed for CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum in Dubai
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40 airlines, 60 airports confirmed for CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum in Dubai

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019

More than 40 airlines and over 60 represented airports have confirmed their participation at the inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, U.S. and British Authorities warn in response to terror attacks
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Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, U.S. and British Authorities warn in response to terror attacks

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019

The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority in a statement released urges hotels in Sri Lanka to take maximum measures to ... 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

France remains world’s top tourist destination despite ‘Yellow Vests’ nuisance
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France remains world’s top tourist destination despite ‘Yellow Vests’ nuisance

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2019

According to France’s national statistics institute (INSEE), the number of nights foreign tourists spent in the country’s hotels, campsites and ... 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

London to Chengdu now direct
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London to Chengdu now direct

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019

Heathrow today has welcomed Air China’s thrice-weekly service to Chengdu, home to the Giant Panda Breeding Research Base and Sichuan ... Read More

EU and Airbus cite US for inaction that could cost billions
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EU and Airbus cite US for inaction that could cost billions

editor editor- March 28, 2019

The World Trade Organization (WTO) Appellate Body has rejected every single United States argument whereas it has taken all EU ... Read More

Italy travel: Destination Baia and Latina steps into the video limelight
Tourism News

Italy travel: Destination Baia and Latina steps into the video limelight

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 21, 2019

In 2017,  “The Year of the  Borghi” was celebrated in Italy. According to the directive of the former Minister, Dario ... Read More

The pulse of Brexit Britain captured by Martin Parr
Cultural Travel News

The pulse of Brexit Britain captured by Martin Parr

Rita Payne - special to eTN Rita Payne - special to eTN- March 20, 2019

With Britain deeply divided over Brexit, an exhibition by one of the country’s best-known and celebrated photographers, Martin Parr, vividly ... Read More

Yale, Columbia, UCLA, UC Berkeley: Trump’s trade wars cost US economy $7.8 billion in 2018
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Yale, Columbia, UCLA, UC Berkeley: Trump’s trade wars cost US economy $7.8 billion in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 16, 2019

America’s trade war resulted in $7.8 billion in losses for the nation’s economy, while the subsequent higher costs of imports ... Read More

Record number of passengers hit Heathrow’s runway for London Fashion Week
Airline News

Record number of passengers hit Heathrow’s runway for London Fashion Week

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019

Heathrow welcomed 5.48 million passengers in 28 days, securing the airport’s 28th consecutive record month for passenger growth (+1.7% vs ... Read More

Europeans travel to GCC in record numbers: 29% increase by 2023 expected
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Europeans travel to GCC in record numbers: 29% increase by 2023 expected

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019

Arrivals from Europe to the GCC will increase 29% over the period 2018 to 2023, driven by new and direct ... Read More

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