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Kongress Palais Kassel in Germany recertified by Green Globe

LOS ANGELES, California – “If you want to be successful in the event sector these days, you have to follow the green trend in the market and deliver a sustainable product,” said Oliver Hoeppner,

Austrian police trying to id tourist who has lost his memory

VIENNA, Austria - Austrian police have made an appeal to the public for help over a tourist thought to be German languishing in the country for the past seven weeks who has lost his memory and has no

UK tourists worst when it comes to speaking another language

British travelers are still bottom of the class when it comes to speaking another language.

WATA signs partnership with asr Allianz

On August 22, WATA signed a partnership agreement with asr Allianz selbständiger Reiseunternehmen – Bundesverband e.V.

Germany and the Netherlands lucrative markets for Cape Town

“Last year, arrivals from Germany to South Africa grew by 9.3 percent (235,774 arrivals) and by the end of February this year, arrivals were 7.8 percent up on February 2011.” This is the encouragi

Air Berlin flights to Mombasa no longer under strike threat

(eTN) - Following a resolution of the imminent strike threat made by the German pilots union “Vereinigung Cockpit,” flights of the airline to the Kenyan resort city of Mombasa now remain as schedu

German and Austrian visitors boost Croatian tourist numbers

ZAGREB — Croatia's tourism industry, a vital part of the country's recession-hit economy, registered growth during the first eight months this year, officials said on Wednesday.

EVVC is the first German association to be Green Globe certified

LOS ANGELES, CA - In May of this year, the European Association of Event Centres (EVVC) and Green Globe developed and introduced a joint certification process for event venues, which has already been

German World Cup tourists dribble a ball inside Tanzania’s famous wildlife...

TANZANIA (eTN) On the way to watch their national team playing the FIFA World Cup, German soccer fans visited Tanzania’s famous tourist parks and dribbled a special ball in the wilderness of Africa

Air Seychelles new website now also in French

When coinciding with the move to their new headoffice at the Mahe International Airport, the Seychellois flag carrier,

New CEO for RwandAir

The chairman of the board of directors Mr.

Cape Town courts the German market at ITB Berlin

ITB Berlin, one of the largest travel trade and consumer shows in Europe, kicked off on March 10, 2010 with Turkey as official partner country. It was a sunshine-inspired theme.

Seychelles reassesses the German market one year after launching its Affordable...

The 54-strong Seychelles delegation to the 2010 ITB Tourism Trade Fair in Berlin, led by Vice President Joseph Belmont, left for Berlin last Friday happy with the progress made by the country since th

Seychelles Tourism Academy hosts German counterparts

The Seychelles Tourism Academy (STA) is hosting the long-awaited "twinning" visit by students and staff from Cuxhaven, Germany, where an exchange program for Seychellois students has already taken pla

Police: Death Valley bones may be German tourists

LOS ANGELES — US police on Saturday worked to identify bones and a personal document found in the remote desert region of Death Valley, California that may be linked to four German tourists who disa

Bahrain hosts German corporate buyers

The Bahrain Exhibition & Convention Authority (BECA) recently hosted a group of corporate buyers from Germany on June 7 in collaboration with Bahrain-based Tamna Events.

Favorable exchange rate: Now a tourist attraction for Iceland

REYKJAVÍK, Iceland (eTN) - More Swiss, German and American tourists visited Iceland in April 2009 than in 2008, according the Iceland Tourist Board.

Solve German rape case, it is affecting tourism: Minister

Panaji - Goa's Tourism Minister Fransisco Pacheco on Sunday asked State Home Minister Ravi Naik to take the alleged German girl rape case to its logical conclusion as the case is affecting state's tou

isango! goes Deutsche!

LONDON (August 19, 2008) - Another first for isango.com as it rolls out the first, truly localized travel experiences offering in the German market.

Lufthansa hit by strike

BERLIN — Workers at Germany's biggest airline, Lufthansa, walked off the job Monday to press for higher pay in the latest strikes to hit Europe's biggest economy.

PKK kidnaps 3 German tourists in east Turkey

ISTANBUL - Kurdish guerrillas have kidnapped three German tourists on a climbing expedition in eastern Turkey, a local governor was reported as saying on Wednesday.