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Mayday on TK1 from Istanbul to JFK after severe turbulence over New England

Mayday on TK1 from Istanbul to JFK after severe turbulence over New England

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 07:54 0

Turkish Airlines Flight One, non-stop service from Istanbul landed at JFK Airport New York at 5.35pm Saturday night. Prior to landing the captain of this ... Read More

Speed Dating Tourism Style @ Javits

Speed Dating Tourism Style @ Javits

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- March 9, 2019 20:04 0

Picture it – hundreds of small tables staffed by representatives of destinations, hotels, attractions – from Australia to Rwanda and from Indianapolis to Florida, talking ... Read More

Barbados Tourism announces solid 2018 performance

Barbados Tourism announces solid 2018 performance

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019 02:10 0

CEO of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI), William ‘Billy’ Griffith, has revealed that Barbados enjoyed a 2.7% increase in stay-over arrivals last year, compared ... Read More

Global Tourism Resilience Centre Board of Governors announces 2019 projects

Global Tourism Resilience Centre Board of Governors announces 2019 projects

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 22:20 0

Board Members and associates of the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center (GTRCMC) had their second meeting, in Berlin, Germany today to discuss their ... Read More

Best honeymoon destinations for every zodiac sign in 2019

Best honeymoon destinations for every zodiac sign in 2019

editor editor- March 5, 2019 20:25 0

Find the best honeymoon destinations for your zodiac sign in 2019 right here. There should be no difficulty finding the right location if you are ... Read More

Florida Space Coast Office of Tourism announces new Executive Director

Florida Space Coast Office of Tourism announces new Executive Director

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019 19:20 0

After an extensive search process, Brevard County has selected veteran Florida marketing executive Peter Cranis as its new head of tourism development. Following the confirmation ... Read More

AKARYN Hotel Group to become single-use plastic-free by June 2019

AKARYN Hotel Group to become single-use plastic-free by June 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019 18:10 0

AKARYN Hotel Group, Thailand’s home-grown luxury boutique hotel specialist, is on a mission to become a single-use plastic-free hotel company by June 2019. The group’s ... Read More

The Future of Mountain Tourism:  Sustainability and Innovation

The Future of Mountain Tourism: Sustainability and Innovation

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- March 5, 2019 11:36 0

The 4th edition of the UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism Conference (2-5 March 2019, Berchtesgaden, Germany) highlighted the need for collective efforts in overcoming current challenges ... Read More

Benchmark names new Vice President Human Resources

Benchmark names new Vice President Human Resources

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 20:03 0

Benchmark has named Christina Gregg vice president human resources. Karen Di Fulgo, Benchmark’s chief people officer, made the announcement. “It is a pleasure to welcome ... Read More

Train station on fire Cairo: Blow to tourism in deadly fire

Train station on fire Cairo: Blow to tourism in deadly fire

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- February 27, 2019 10:54 2

A majr fire at a train station killed more than 28 people and more than 50 injured in a Cairo train fire, according to a source in Egypt's Health ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association Board of Directors gets new members

U.S. Travel Association Board of Directors gets new members

editor editor- February 27, 2019 02:04 0

Camille Fergusson, the executive director of the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) has been elected to the U.S. Travel Association’s Board of Directors ... Read More

Visit Malaysia campaign targets 30 million tourists by 2020

Visit Malaysia campaign targets 30 million tourists by 2020

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019 19:29 2

With a total of 25.8 million international tourists arriving in Malaysia in 2018, nation’s ambitious growth plans still call for boosting visitor numbers to this ... Read More

Hotels in ASIA ignore warning signs of environmental killers

Hotels in ASIA ignore warning signs of environmental killers

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- February 24, 2019 06:06 0

Hotel operators in Asia are neglecting public safety. Scientists and engineers have learned the truth about the industry’s apathy when it comes to keeping our ... Read More

Fairmont Pittsburgh bought for $30 million Dollars

Fairmont Pittsburgh bought for $30 million Dollars

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 24, 2019 06:04 0

Fairmont Pittsburgh, a 185-room luxury hotel located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania was bought for a purchase price of $30 million, or approximately $162,000 per key by Xenia ... Read More

Unique attractions and features at Kumbh Mela at Allahabad in India

Unique attractions and features at Kumbh Mela at Allahabad in India

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- February 23, 2019 00:30 0

The ongoing Kumbh Mela at Allahabad - now called Prayagraj - has many attractions and unique features, the sheer size being one of them. Along ... Read More

Sierra Leone honors Dr. Jane Goodall, setting stage for tourism debut

Sierra Leone honors Dr. Jane Goodall, setting stage for tourism debut

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019 20:25 0

Sierra Leone will welcome Dr. Jane Goodall (DBE, anthropologist and UN Messenger of Peace), the world’s foremost expert on chimpanzees, during her three-day visit to ... Read More

American Airlines: Big summer in Charlotte, NC

American Airlines: Big summer in Charlotte, NC

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 15:05 0

American Airlines is getting ready for a big summer in Charlotte with more flights, new destinations and a refreshed Admirals Club, which reopens today. The ... Read More

Hawaii nonprofits agree to restore coastal lands

Hawaii nonprofits agree to restore coastal lands

editor editor- February 19, 2019 23:15 0

The Hawaii Community Foundation (HCF) announced its 2019 recipients of the Community Restoration Partnership (CRP) grants, totaling more than $1.4 million to fund the protection ... Read More

Whistleblower: Grand Canyon National Park tourists exposed to radiation for years

Whistleblower: Grand Canyon National Park tourists exposed to radiation for years

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 18:29 0

According to Grand Canyon National Park employee, Park Service officials covered up the discovery of a cache of highly radioactive uranium that may have exposed ... Read More

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019 23:36 0

The European Union yesterday renewed sanctions against Zimbabwe after condemning the chaotic situation of human right abuses in that Southern African country. Here is what ... Read More

Airbus reports strong Full-Year 2018 results, delivers on guidance

Airbus reports strong Full-Year 2018 results, delivers on guidance

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- February 14, 2019 07:02 0

Strong 2018 performance, guidance delivered Revenues € 64 billion; EBIT Adjusted € 5.8 billion; Free Cash Flow Before M&A and Customer Financing € 2.9 billion ... Read More

Baku hosts 18th Azerbaijan International Travel and Tourism Fair

Baku hosts 18th Azerbaijan International Travel and Tourism Fair

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 16:19 0

18th Azerbaijan International Travel & Tourism Fair (AITF) 2019, will be held in Baku from April 4 to April 6, 2019. WHOLE WORLD. ONE EXHIBITION ... Read More

Rats on the rise in Barbados: Ministry steps in

Rats on the rise in Barbados: Ministry steps in

editor editor- February 13, 2019 02:34 0

The rat population is on the rise in Barbados, and the Ministry of Health and Wellness has stepped in and allocated BBD $155,000 to address ... Read More

17 people dead, many injured in New Delhi hotel fire

17 people dead, many injured in New Delhi hotel fire

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019 20:03 0

In a major fire in New Delhi shoddily built budget hotel, at least 17 people have died and several others were injured. The blaze in ... Read More

OTDYKH Leisure to mark 25 years of success

OTDYKH Leisure to mark 25 years of success

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019 19:20 0

OTDYKH Leisure is back September 10-12 2019 with its 25th edition of the world-renowned travel expo. The expo will showcase an impressive 900 exhibitors from ... Read More

First UNWTO/ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport in Africa

First UNWTO/ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport in Africa

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- February 12, 2019 01:15 0

As recalled in the Joint Statement on Aviation and Tourism: Hand in Hand for Sustainability, signed on March 18, 2013, and in the Medellín Statement ... Read More

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts announces 100th hotel in the Middle East

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts announces 100th hotel in the Middle East

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019 18:15 0

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts has opened the company’s 100th hotel in region, Wyndham Garden Dammam in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This milestone follows several ... Read More

Foreign medical tourists flock to Russia for low-cost treatment

Foreign medical tourists flock to Russia for low-cost treatment

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019 16:40 0

The number of foreigners coming to Russia for medical treatment is growing exponentially, rising by 40 percent last year, according to Medsi, one of the ... Read More

Marriott International announces three new hotel deals in North and West Africa

Marriott International announces three new hotel deals in North and West Africa

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019 16:15 0

From the Forum de l'Investissement Hôtelier Africain in Marrakech, Marriott International announced three new deal signings across North and West Africa, reinforcing the company’s commitment ... Read More

Sea Island resort announces executive promotions

Sea Island resort announces executive promotions

editor editor- February 8, 2019 00:12 0

Sea Island resort on the coast of Georgia, USA, has announced the appointment of Ella Kent to Director of Rooms and Dana Reitz to Director ... Read More

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