Tag: historic

Ethiopian Airlines launches direct Istanbul flight

Ethiopian Airlines launches direct Istanbul flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2019 16:05 0

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global Airline, is pleased to announce that it has finalized all preparations ... Read More

Fraport 2018 Fiscal Year: Revenue and Earnings Increase Significantly

Fraport 2018 Fiscal Year: Revenue and Earnings Increase Significantly

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 19, 2019 08:10 0

Boards propose dividend increase to EUR2 - Outlook remains positive In the 2018 fiscal year (ending December 31), Fraport AG continued on its growth path, ... Read More

US$163 million Port Canaveral Cruise Terminal 3: Go for Launch!

US$163 million Port Canaveral Cruise Terminal 3: Go for Launch!

editor editor- March 18, 2019 20:31 0

The event theme, “Go for Launch,” was a nod to the Port’s key role with the U.S. space program and Port Canaveral’s new terminal with ... Read More

Mandarin Oriental opens first hotel in Beijing

Mandarin Oriental opens first hotel in Beijing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 19:33 0

Hongkong Land today announced the completion of its prestigious WF CENTRAL premium lifestyle retail destination, located in the capital city's historic Wangfujing area, with the ... Read More

Holland America Line sets sail for coastal towns of Canada and New England

Holland America Line sets sail for coastal towns of Canada and New England

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 19:18 0

In 2020 Holland America Line's Amsterdam, Zaandam and Zuiderdam will transport guests to the stunning coastlines and historic cities of Canada and New England on ... Read More

Marriott International announces opening of Four Points by Sheraton Setif

Marriott International announces opening of Four Points by Sheraton Setif

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 15:33 0

Marriott International announced the opening of Four Points by Sheraton Setif in Algeria, in partnership with Prombati SPA owned by Rachid Khenfri. With 191 rooms ... Read More

John Q. Hammons: Master hotel developer and builder

John Q. Hammons: Master hotel developer and builder

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- March 16, 2019 18:25 0

One of the great hoteliers/developers of our time, John Q. Hammons developed 200 hotel properties in 40 states. But mere statistics hide the essence of ... Read More

New boutique hotel to open in the heart of Jerusalem in 2022

New boutique hotel to open in the heart of Jerusalem in 2022

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 15:03 0

Fattal Hotels has announced the plans for a new boutique hotel in the heart of Israel's capital: Alliance House. The hotel, which is slated to ... Read More

Brexit or no Brexit, UK Millennials will travel more in 2019

Brexit or no Brexit, UK Millennials will travel more in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 19:25 0

Adult British travelers under 40 intend to take 41 percent more vacations in 2019 (an extra two vacations per year on average) and additionally ramp ... Read More

St. Petersburg’s Expoforum to increase focus on international markets

St. Petersburg’s Expoforum to increase focus on international markets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 17:02 0

Expoforum, the newly built congress and exhibition center located in Russia’s historic imperial capital city St. Petersburg, is taking steps to increase its profile as ... Read More

1 million visitors and US$800 million earned in 9 weeks

1 million visitors and US$800 million earned in 9 weeks

editor editor- March 12, 2019 20:15 0

With visitor arrivals for the first nine weeks of this year exceeding one million and Jamaica being the first Caribbean destination to achieve this result, ... Read More

Centara celebrates Grand Opening of Centara West Bay Residences & Suites Doha

Centara celebrates Grand Opening of Centara West Bay Residences & Suites Doha

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 16:05 0

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, has celebrated the grand opening of its dramatic new waterfront hotel in Doha, introducing the company’s elegant ... Read More

Texas is latest US state to blacklist Airbnb for anti-Israel actions

Texas is latest US state to blacklist Airbnb for anti-Israel actions

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 18:25 0

Texas is adding home sharing firm Airbnb to a short list of companies that cannot receive state investments because it removes Israeli-owned rentals in the ... Read More

Connecting Africa: Rovos Rail set to introduce its first, East to West  journey in Africa.

Connecting Africa: Rovos Rail set to introduce its first, East to West journey in Africa.

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- March 5, 2019 11:18 2

Come July this year, Rovos Rail is set to connect Africa from the Indian Ocean on the East to Atlantic Ocean in the West through ... Read More

Kannur to Abu Dhabi now on GoAir

Kannur to Abu Dhabi now on GoAir

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 3, 2019 10:05 0

GoAir’s launch of four new flights between Kannur International Airport (CNN) and Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH), connecting the two cities with flights operating every ... Read More

Disney Cruise Line returns to Greece

Disney Cruise Line returns to Greece

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 2, 2019 21:15 0

In summer 2020, Disney Cruise Line will embark on a variety of itineraries around the world, including a long-awaited return to Greece and the addition ... Read More

Beating the winter blues in Puerto Vallarta

Beating the winter blues in Puerto Vallarta

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019 17:10 0

There’s no shame in looking for a sun-and-beach getaway in Puerto Vallarta and, with a comfortable 70-75 degrees average temperature for the upcoming spring months, ... Read More

Quirkiest airport and hotel car parks around the world: Meet the Cheesegrater!

Quirkiest airport and hotel car parks around the world: Meet the Cheesegrater!

editor editor- February 26, 2019 23:04 0

For those who appreciate architectural wonders that transform the ordinary into something rather extraordinary, the award-winning airport parking operator and retailer Airport Parking & Hotels ... Read More

Cunard unveils world-class design team for new cruise ship

Cunard unveils world-class design team for new cruise ship

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019 18:06 0

Luxury cruise line Cunard has announced the world class team of designers recruited to create the interiors for its eagerly anticipated new ship set to ... Read More

Russia’s Northern Capital hosts 2019 Strategic Alliance of National Convention Bureaux of Europe event

Russia’s Northern Capital hosts 2019 Strategic Alliance of National Convention Bureaux of Europe event

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019 17:35 0

Members of the Strategic Alliance of the National Convention Bureaux of Europe will hold their meeting in Russia this year, and this will be the ... Read More

Miami’s historic Raleigh Hotel sold for $103 million

Miami’s historic Raleigh Hotel sold for $103 million

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019 19:05 0

The historic Raleigh Hotel property in Miami was purchased today by a joint venture between Deutsche Finance America, Bilgili Holding and SHVO. The partnership purchased ... 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

World’s largest cruise ship hosts 2019 Skål 80th Annual International World Congress

World’s largest cruise ship hosts 2019 Skål 80th Annual International World Congress

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2019 15:28 0

Skål International, the world’s largest association of hospitality executives, and Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas, the world’s largest cruise ship, will host the 2019 ... Read More

First “hetero-friendly” hotel opens in Italy

First “hetero-friendly” hotel opens in Italy

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 21, 2019 01:42 0

Axel Hotels Group is the first "hetero-friendly" hotel to open in Italy. It is a new project that is part of its expansion plan for ... Read More

Cornwall Airport Newquay announces Channel Islands link

Cornwall Airport Newquay announces Channel Islands link

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 21:08 0

Cornwall Airport Newquay (CAN) has today announced that from 3 June regional operator Blue Islands, a franchise partner of Flybe, will commence a new service ... Read More

First hotel in Turkey receives five-star rating

First hotel in Turkey receives five-star rating

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 18:08 0

Raffles Istanbul was rated today as Five-Star Recommended hotel in the Forbes Travel Guide's annual Star Rating list. This is the first time Forbes inspectors ... Read More

Latest hotel property in Adrian Zecha’s new group

Latest hotel property in Adrian Zecha’s new group

editor editor- February 20, 2019 02:03 0

An historic 122-room boutique hotel on the south bank of the fabled Perfume River in the one-time imperial capital of Vietnam officially observed its emergence ... Read More

RIU Hotels & Resorts and TUI: A safety concern for German travelers?

RIU Hotels & Resorts and TUI: A safety concern for German travelers?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 19, 2019 22:09 0

RIU Hotels & Resorts just bought 10 million Euros in the form of 1.1 million shares in TUI AG, holding now a stake of 3.56%. ... Read More

RIU Hotels & Resorts increases stake in TUI Group

RIU Hotels & Resorts increases stake in TUI Group

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 15:25 0

The hotel chain RIU Hotels & Resorts has just completed the purchase of a block of 1,100,000 shares in TUI AG for a price of ... Read More

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