Tag: GAP

Bruegel meets street art in Brussels
Cultural Travel News

Bruegel meets street art in Brussels

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

visit.brussels, together with the Brussels collective Farm Prod and with the support of the City of Brussels, has developed a ... Read More

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam
Responsible Tourism News

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019

In an advertisement in “The New Vision” daily by the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) on June 7, a notice of ... Read More

FAA has $6 million in matching funds available for new UAS test site partnerships
Airline News

FAA has $6 million in matching funds available for new UAS test site partnerships

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that it will partner with qualified commercial companies who can match the agency’s $6 ... Read More

IATA forecast for global aviation in 2019 is not so good for reasons listed
Airline News

IATA forecast for global aviation in 2019 is not so good for reasons listed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a downgrade of its 2019 outlook for the global air transport industry to ... Read More

ILTM Asia Pacific 2019: Luxury travel ‘mindstyle’ shifts from indulgence and status to health and wellness
Luxury Travel News

ILTM Asia Pacific 2019: Luxury travel ‘mindstyle’ shifts from indulgence and status to health and wellness

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

Travel brands must significantly upgrade their health & wellness proposition to better connect with the new mindstyle of luxury travelers ... Read More

Hilton’s brand portfolio overtakes Marriott’s as world’s most valuable
Hotel & Resort News

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019

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

EscapeMaker to host all women-led first-ever Virtual Agritourism Conference
Culinary Travel News

EscapeMaker to host all women-led first-ever Virtual Agritourism Conference

editor editor- May 9, 2019

Fourteen women industry experts join forces to create an evergreen educational resource for innkeepers, farmers, winemakers, craft beverage producers and ... Read More

Washington Governor proclaims May as Hospitality Month
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

Washington Governor proclaims May as Hospitality Month

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019

As the hospitality industry ramps up hiring for peak tourism season in Washington, Gov. Jay Inslee has proclaimed May as ... Read More

New One Seychelles Party wants Alain St. Ange for President
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New One Seychelles Party wants Alain St. Ange for President

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019

The launch of the "One Seychelles" Political Party was held on Friday the 26th April and Alain St.Ange, the island's ... Read More

India: Jet Airways’ demise leads to spike in airfares, massive hotel cancellations
Airline News

India: Jet Airways’ demise leads to spike in airfares, massive hotel cancellations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019

The abrupt shutdown of Jet Airways operations has left Indian tourism industry a worried lot as it has led to ... Read More

India’s Jet Airways halts all international and domestic operations
Airline News

India’s Jet Airways halts all international and domestic operations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019

One of India's major airlines, Jet Airways, has announced it is temporarily halting flight operations on Wednesday after the carrier ... Read More

Young elephant shot 13 times: Tourists watched in horror
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Young elephant shot 13 times: Tourists watched in horror

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- March 27, 2019

Balule Associated Nature Reserve has justified the killing of a young elephant bull in front of tourists as an 'act ... Read More

The Seychelles Tourism Board to host the first Digital Marketing Fair in Seychelles
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The Seychelles Tourism Board to host the first Digital Marketing Fair in Seychelles

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2019

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) Digital Marketing team once again brings in its ‘avant-garde’ touch to the industry as  it ... Read More

IMEX Frankfurt invites agency directors to join senior, private forum
Meeting Industry News

IMEX Frankfurt invites agency directors to join senior, private forum

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019

Nearly 90% of companies believe human skills are a critical capability for the future, but only 33% have talent practices ... Read More

Iran Tourism: What about hitchhiking as a woman?
Breaking Travel News

Iran Tourism: What about hitchhiking as a woman?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

There is no war in Iran, the country is generally safe, and the living standards are comparable to those of ... Read More

Domestic, international travel weather shutdown turbulence
Tourism News

Domestic, international travel weather shutdown turbulence

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019

Travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.2 percent year-over-year in January, according to the U.S. Travel Association's latest Travel ... Read More

Making air travel affordable and accessible to the common man
Transportation News

Making air travel affordable and accessible to the common man

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

Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Mr. Suresh Prabhu, today advised state government to board the “Udan” regional ... Read More

UNWTO global gastronomy tourism event: Job creation, entrepreneurship and development
Breaking Travel News

UNWTO global gastronomy tourism event: Job creation, entrepreneurship and development

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Basque Culinary Center (BCC) are co-organizing the 5th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy ... Read More

Airbus boosts professional communications at Mobile World Congress
Travel Technology News

Airbus boosts professional communications at Mobile World Congress

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019

Airbus intensifies its activities to globally cooperate with Mobile Network Operators in order to offer specific group communication products for ... Read More

IATA: Airline industry showing continuing safety improvements
Airline News

IATA: Airline industry showing continuing safety improvements

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for the 2018 safety performance of the commercial airline industry showing continuing ... Read More

IATA’s chief speaks at CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha
Airline News

IATA’s chief speaks at CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019

Alexandre de Juniac, IATA’s Director General and CEO addressed the CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha, Qatar today: ... Read More

India’s interim budget: Bust or boom for tourism?
Tourism News

India’s interim budget: Bust or boom for tourism?

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- February 2, 2019

The interim budget presented today in India Parliament has elicited mixed reaction from industry leaders with the focus being on ... Read More

Solomon Islands aims to attract 60,000 visitors annually by 2025
Travel Destination

Solomon Islands aims to attract 60,000 visitors annually by 2025

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019

The Solomon Islands government is looking to the tourism sector to attract 60,000 visitors annually by 2025, in the process ... Read More

Choice Hotels to develop 27 new WoodSpring Suites hotels
Breaking Travel News

Choice Hotels to develop 27 new WoodSpring Suites hotels

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019

Choice Hotels International, Inc. signed an agreement with CHECO Purchase Company, LLC, a subsidiary of Concord Hospitality, which has newly ... Read More

Airbus: Intelligence Shared
Airline News

Airbus: Intelligence Shared

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 20, 2019

As a provider of security intelligence platforms, Airbus is demonstrating Virtual Reality applications that facilitate the work of paramedics or ... Read More

Search for German Tourist from Cologne: Australian police gives up
Breaking Travel News

Search for German Tourist from Cologne: Australian police gives up

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 13, 2019

Monika Billen, a German tourist from Cologne was on her dream trip exploring the Australian Outback. Last time anyone registered ... Read More

Russia wants to sells its passenger planes to Iran. Not so fast, says US
Airline News

Russia wants to sells its passenger planes to Iran. Not so fast, says US

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 7, 2019

Last year, Russia's JSC Sukhoi Company has signed an agreement to deliver 40 new twin-engine regional passenger jets, Sukhoi Superjet ... Read More

Canada’s Aviation Fatigue Rules Less Safe than US
Airline News

Canada’s Aviation Fatigue Rules Less Safe than US

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 12, 2018

The Air Canada Pilots Association, the largest single pilot group in Canada - representing more than 4,000 professional pilots across ... Read More

CNMI: U.S. Immigration rules about to destroy tourism on a remote Island territory
Travel News

CNMI: U.S. Immigration rules about to destroy tourism on a remote Island territory

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2016

Yes, it's part of the United States of America, but it's 10 time hours and more than 20 hours travel ... Read More