Tag: finance

Bugoma Forest must remain, says Uganda’s President, but conservationists not celebrating just yet

Bugoma Forest must remain, says Uganda’s President, but conservationists not celebrating just yet

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- May 18, 2019 17:45 0

Following a sustained campaign over court ruling to lease Bugoma Forest to Hoima Sugar Works last month, President Museveni has pronounced that Bugoma Forest must ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism puts together special tourist offers following terror attacks

Sri Lanka Tourism puts together special tourist offers following terror attacks

editor editor- May 17, 2019 22:17 0

A host of offers were shared and discussed, and a final decision on a collective effort will be made next week with the Sri Lanka ... Read More

U.S. DOT approves United Airlines’ new service to Tokyo Haneda

U.S. DOT approves United Airlines’ new service to Tokyo Haneda

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 23:11 0

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced that United Airlines was tentatively granted a total of four daily nonstop flights to Tokyo Haneda Airport ... Read More

48 million Americans would skip a credit card payment over a vacation

48 million Americans would skip a credit card payment over a vacation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 20:20 0

48 million Americans say they would skip a credit card payment before they’d skip a vacation, according a new survey published today. Survey Key Findings: ... Read More

$1.3 million in scholarships awarded to hospitality students

$1.3 million in scholarships awarded to hospitality students

editor editor- May 15, 2019 01:18 0

The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation (AHLEF), the charitable giving arm of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), today announced that it is ... Read More

United Airlines upgraded mobile app wins Webby Award

United Airlines upgraded mobile app wins Webby Award

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 19:35 0

Last night at the 23rd Annual Webby Awards in New York City, United Airlines accepted the "People's Voice" Webby Award in the "Business and Finance" ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 23:42 0

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

Vancouver Airport Authority announces new Chair

Vancouver Airport Authority announces new Chair

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 19:05 0

Vancouver Airport Authority's Board of Directors has elected Annalisa King , an award-winning business executive, as Chair of its Board of Directors. Annalisa replaces Mary ... Read More

Stuttgart Airport promotes electric aircraft and electricity-based fuels

Stuttgart Airport promotes electric aircraft and electricity-based fuels

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019 23:15 0

At Stuttgart Airport, new charges for take-off and landing come into effect July 1st, 2019. The new regulations actively encourage the expansion of the route ... Read More

Hilton’s brand portfolio overtakes Marriott’s as world’s most valuable

Hilton’s brand portfolio overtakes Marriott’s as world’s most valuable

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019 22:40 0

Hilton has extended its lead as the world’s most valuable hotel brand while the total value of its brand portfolio within the Brand Finance Hotels ... Read More

Silicon Valley Tech executive becomes CTO for Bidroom hotel platform

Silicon Valley Tech executive becomes CTO for Bidroom hotel platform

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 16:45 0

Maurizio Tripi has joined the Board of Directors of Bidroom - the no-commission hotel platform - to speed up the company’s technology innovation as the ... Read More

Italian Tourist Tax receipts in Italy: A record for 2019

Italian Tourist Tax receipts in Italy: A record for 2019

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 6, 2019 21:17 0

The Italy City Tourist Tax for the year 2019 is foreseen to reach a new record of 600 million euro. This result is estimated by ... Read More

Wimbledon 2019: Winning plans for players and spectators 

Wimbledon 2019: Winning plans for players and spectators 

Rita Payne - special to eTN Rita Payne - special to eTN- May 2, 2019 01:25 0

The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) has announced a series of significant changes for The Championships 2019 and beyond. In the buildup to the ... Read More

London Heathrow: Recording another record

London Heathrow: Recording another record

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019 08:58 2

London Heathrow is recording another record. More passengers than ever before – Heathrow achieved its 29th consecutive month of growth, welcoming a record 17.9 million passengers ... Read More

United Airlines announces first-ever nonstop New York/Newark-Cape Town service

United Airlines announces first-ever nonstop New York/Newark-Cape Town service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 15:23 0

United Airlines today announced tickets are now available for purchase for the first-ever nonstop service by a U.S. carrier between New York/Newark and Cape Town. ... Read More

Frankfurt Airport lays cornerstone for future Terminal 3

Frankfurt Airport lays cornerstone for future Terminal 3

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 16:32 2

Fraport AG laid the cornerstone for Frankfurt Airport’s new Terminal 3, one of Europe’s largest privately financed infrastructure projects. Numerous guests and construction workers attended ... Read More

Wharf Hotels announces new executive appointments

Wharf Hotels announces new executive appointments

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019 16:03 0

Wharf Hotels has appointed Roger Shing as Group Director Purchasing, strengthening its purchasing power with Roger as a respected new member of its robust Finance ... Read More

The complex definition of the new Alitalia airline drags on

The complex definition of the new Alitalia airline drags on

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- April 26, 2019 03:52 0

With the definitive go-ahead for the growth decree, the Italy Council of Ministers added a further element to the complex definition of the new Alitalia ... Read More

Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray

Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019 23:15 0

Sri Lanka Tourism is actually open for business: There is no threat to the overall safety of visitors. This is the latest message released by ... Read More

Airbus selects seven finalist teams to shape the future of aerospace

Airbus selects seven finalist teams to shape the future of aerospace

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 20:49 0

Airbus experts have selected seven teams for the 2019 final of world-class competition Fly Your Ideas which invites students from around the world to innovate ... Read More

Hugh Riley retires as Secretary General of Caribbean Tourism Organization

Hugh Riley retires as Secretary General of Caribbean Tourism Organization

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 16:00 0

Caribbean Tourism Organization, region’s tourism development agency, is to begin the search for a new Secretary General to replace the departing Hugh Riley. Riley, who ... Read More

Tourism stakeholders presented with Destination 2023

Tourism stakeholders presented with Destination 2023

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- April 17, 2019 13:07 1

Following the consultative process to review and update the Tourism Master Plan 2012-2020 in May 2018, it was seen necessary that a concrete action plan ... Read More

Diamond Live Concert Series honored by American Resort Development Association

Diamond Live Concert Series honored by American Resort Development Association

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 02:50 0

Diamond Resorts was recognized by the American Resort Development Association with one of the vacation ownership industry's top awards for its groundbreaking Diamond Live Concert ... Read More

Africa Tourism Leadership Forum: Next stop Durban

Africa Tourism Leadership Forum: Next stop Durban

editor editor- April 16, 2019 02:47 0

Themed “Stimulating intra-Africa Travel through thought leadership,” the 2019 Africa Tourism Leadership Forum (ATLF) is the only Pan-African public-private tourism leadership dialogue platform that is ... Read More

Wings Travel Management Appoints Chief Operating Officer: Asia Pacific based in Singapore

Wings Travel Management Appoints Chief Operating Officer: Asia Pacific based in Singapore

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2019 13:35 0

Wings Travel Management , a leading global travel management company providing business travel services to clients in the finance, construction, security, energy and marine sectors, has ... Read More

Airline leadership changes hands from father to son

Airline leadership changes hands from father to son

editor editor- April 12, 2019 00:55 0

The executive team of Porter Airlines is reorganizing to ensure continuity for its immediate and future development. Effective immediately, Robert Deluce, Porter’s founding president and ... Read More

Airbus names Julie Kitcher EVP Communications and Corporate Affairs

Airbus names Julie Kitcher EVP Communications and Corporate Affairs

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 15:35 0

Airbus has appointed Julie Kitcher as Executive Vice-President Communications and Corporate Affairs, effective immediately. In this role, she joins the Airbus Executive Committee leading all ... Read More

Keeping Alitalia airline afloat: 900 million euro bridge loan conversion

Keeping Alitalia airline afloat: 900 million euro bridge loan conversion

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- April 11, 2019 04:06 3

Italy’s last council of ministers have approved a new decree law with 11 new rules presented by the Minister of Economic Development, Luigi Di Maio. ... Read More

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

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

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- April 11, 2019 03:44 0

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

Vietjet launches direct route between Hong Kong and Phu Quoc

Vietjet launches direct route between Hong Kong and Phu Quoc

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 9, 2019 17:30 0

Today in Hong Kong, Vietjet announced the commercial launch of a new route linking Hong Kong and Phu Quoc Island, one of Vietnam’s best loved ... Read More

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