Tag: Germany

‘Costly welcome party at citizens’ expense’: Refugees and migrants cost Germany €23 billion in 2018

‘Costly welcome party at citizens’ expense’: Refugees and migrants cost Germany €23 billion in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 00:45 0

Germany spent a record €23 billion ($25.65 billion) last year to integrate more than a million refugees at home and “fight the root causes of ... Read More

Germany becomes first government customer for Airbus ACJ350

Germany becomes first government customer for Airbus ACJ350

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 19:02 0

The German government has placed a firm order for three ACJ350-900 XWBs, becoming the first government customer for the type, which has already been ordered ... Read More

Rolls-Royce delivers first sets of Pearl 15 production engines to Bombardier

Rolls-Royce delivers first sets of Pearl 15 production engines to Bombardier

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 15:46 0

Rolls-Royce announced that the first sets of Pearl 15 production standard engines were delivered to Bombardier and have been fitted to the first Global 6500 ... Read More

Controversial Eurovision in Israel crowns The Netherland with Arcade by Duncan Laurence

Controversial Eurovision in Israel crowns The Netherland with Arcade by Duncan Laurence

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2019 07:37 0

The Eurovision contest in Tel Aviv Israel was a nonstop tourist party but not without controversy. Many were protesting against Israel's settlement and occupation policies ... Read More

Madrid and Barcelona beat London and Singapore to world’s ‘Top 5 congress cities’

Madrid and Barcelona beat London and Singapore to world’s ‘Top 5 congress cities’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 19:30 0

The city of Madrid climbs to third in the ranking of world congress cities, published by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) for 2018. ... Read More

Airbnb joins the European Travel Commission to promote healthy tourism

Airbnb joins the European Travel Commission to promote healthy tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 19:22 0

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

One third of travelers report Generation Alpha influences family travel decisions

One third of travelers report Generation Alpha influences family travel decisions

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 17:15 0

Family vacation planning is no longer an activity just for the adults, according to new custom research. For more than 8 in 10 travelers around ... Read More

Harald Wohlfahrt is cooking in Lufthansa First Class Lounge in Munich

Harald Wohlfahrt is cooking in Lufthansa First Class Lounge in Munich

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 16:40 0

The guests of the Lufthansa First Class lounges in Munich will be able to enjoy a special culinary treat: three-star chef Harald Wohlfahrt has created ... Read More

Tourism in Tel Aviv is one big party this week with Eurovision

Tourism in Tel Aviv is one big party this week with Eurovision

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019 08:21 0

Tourism is booming in Tel Aviv this week with hotels sold out, residents staying with relatives to rent their rooms and apartments for inflated rates ... Read More

Prague breaks meetings record: Top-ranked MICE destination

Prague breaks meetings record: Top-ranked MICE destination

editor editor- May 15, 2019 00:00 0

Prague hosted a record number of conferences and congresses in 2018. Over 4,500 events took place in its collective accommodation establishments last year – that is ... Read More

Italy Tourism pulls in nearly 40 billion in international traveler spend

Italy Tourism pulls in nearly 40 billion in international traveler spend

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 14, 2019 23:43 0

The positive outcome in 2018  for Italy’s tourism shows an increase of almost 11%, with around 41.7 billion euros spent by international travelers compared to ... Read More

Ireland: Slowdown in growth for international arrivals from 2018 to 2022

Ireland: Slowdown in growth for international arrivals from 2018 to 2022

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 20:20 0

Growth rates for Ireland and international arrivals have decreased significantly with the Compound Annual Growth Rates (CAGR) nearly half the rate for the previous years ... Read More

African Tourism Board Friends of the Media Network now in 28 countries

African Tourism Board Friends of the Media Network now in 28 countries

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 12, 2019 21:38 0

Africa is a hot travel and tourism focus for the press.  The African Tourism Board friends of the ATB media club now has more than ... Read More

Dubai Airports: Passenger numbers down 2.2% in first quarter of 2019

Dubai Airports: Passenger numbers down 2.2% in first quarter of 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 02:15 1

Dubai International (DXB) welcomed 22.2 million passengers in the first quarter of 2019, down 2.2 percent from the same period last year due largely to ... Read More

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts debuts Trademark Collection in Latin America

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts debuts Trademark Collection in Latin America

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 01:04 0

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, a hotel franchising company with approximately 9,200 hotels across more than 80 countries, today announced the arrival of its Trademark Collection ... 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

Is there a gender difference in the travel habits of Americans?

Is there a gender difference in the travel habits of Americans?

editor editor- May 8, 2019 23:45 0

Is there a difference in how American men and women travel? Does one gender travel more than the other? Does it affect where they travel? ... Read More

German National Tourist Board wraps up successful participation at Arabian Travel Market

German National Tourist Board wraps up successful participation at Arabian Travel Market

editor editor- May 8, 2019 23:22 0

The German National Tourist Board (GNTB) together with a host of leading German tourism trade partners, has wrapped up another highly successful participation in this ... Read More

Can you take an iconic road trip in an electric vehicle?

Can you take an iconic road trip in an electric vehicle?

editor editor- May 7, 2019 21:56 0

Electric vehicles (EVs). They need recharging just like a fossil-fuel car needs to stop in at a gas pump. But how easy (or difficult) is ... Read More

Travel to Brunei is safe: No stoning to death for gay visitors may not apply to lesbians

Travel to Brunei is safe: No stoning to death for gay visitors may not apply to lesbians

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 7, 2019 00:54 0

The Trump Administration refused to issue a travel advisory against Brunei, even though the country is in violation of international human rights still after the ... Read More

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019 20:38 0

The recently concluded 26th International Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas celebrated over a quarter Century of Tourism Safety and Security. Dr. Peter Tarlow of ... Read More

East Africa’s KARIBU and KILIFAIR Tourism Fair opens next month

East Africa’s KARIBU and KILIFAIR Tourism Fair opens next month

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 17:20 0

KARIBU and KILIFAIR Tourism Exhibition is set for grand opening next month with full expectations to attract over 350 exhibitors from Africa, United States, Europe ... Read More

Wiesbaden hosts 45th GTM Germany Travel MartTM

Wiesbaden hosts 45th GTM Germany Travel MartTM

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019 18:18 0

around 500 representatives from the international tourism industry from 51 countries will be in Wiesbaden for the 45th GTM Germany Travel MartTM from the 12th ... Read More

Turkish Pegasus Airlines to launch flights from Ras Al Khaimah in October

Turkish Pegasus Airlines to launch flights from Ras Al Khaimah in October

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 17:15 0

Turkish low cost carrier Pegasus Airlines will fly direct from Ras Al Khaimah International airport from October 28, 2019, according to Haitham Matthar, CEO of ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism: Demonstrating resilience after terror attacks

Sri Lanka Tourism: Demonstrating resilience after terror attacks

editor editor- April 30, 2019 22:12 1

One week on from the deadliest terror attacks perpetrated in the country since the end of the civil war, Sri Lanka Tourism discusses measures taken ... Read More

Emirates renews its commitment to Seychelles at the Arabian Trade Fair in Dubai

Emirates renews its commitment to Seychelles at the Arabian Trade Fair in Dubai

editor editor- April 30, 2019 20:37 0

The partnership between Emirates and destination Seychelles continues to grow, as both parties signed a renewed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), outlining joint activities to promote the ... Read More

Sietse Nabben named General Manager at Hotel Hendricks

Sietse Nabben named General Manager at Hotel Hendricks

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 19:32 0

With over twenty years in the hospitality industry, Sietse Nabben brings his unique experiences and accomplishments to Midtown’s newest hotspot, Hotel Hendricks. As a native ... Read More

Airbus ACJ319neo sets record during test-flight

Airbus ACJ319neo sets record during test-flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 18:50 0

The first ACJ319neo1 successfully completed a 16 hr and 10 min test-flight on 26th April, setting a new record for the longest A320 Family flight ... 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 1

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

UK leaps to second place as most important tourism source market for Germany

UK leaps to second place as most important tourism source market for Germany

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 16:30 0

The UK has leapt into second place worldwide as the most important source market for incoming overnights to Germany. Only the Netherlands, with its adjoining ... Read More

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