Tag: holidaymakers

Frankfurt’s diverse tourism portfolio beckons Gulf visitors ahead of summer season

Frankfurt’s diverse tourism portfolio beckons Gulf visitors ahead of summer season

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 16:15 0

Frankfurt, the second most frequented city in Germany by GCC tourists, is promoting its myriad of tourist attractions, shopping facilities, cultural festivals and medical clinics ... Read More

Most Dazzling Blue Flag Beaches are in Spain this summer

Most Dazzling Blue Flag Beaches are in Spain this summer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 16:10 1

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has announced this week the beaches, ports and sustainable boat tour operators in Europe for 2019. Spain boasts 669 Blue ... Read More

Strategic travel agreement between Singapore and India a step in the right direction

Strategic travel agreement between Singapore and India a step in the right direction

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 4, 2019 00:59 0

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between Sentosa Development Corporation (SDC) of Singapore and Thomas Cook (India) Ltd. to enhance Sentosa’s visibility and visitations ... 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

Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray

Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019 23:15 0

Sri Lanka Tourism is actually open for business: There is no threat to the overall safety of visitors. This is the latest message released by ... Read More

South African Tourism appoints Trade Relations Officer

South African Tourism appoints Trade Relations Officer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 15:59 0

Sherwin Arends joins South African Tourism (SAT) as Trade Relations Officer, bringing a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the role following 12 years’ experience ... Read More

The next big thing in global tourism

The next big thing in global tourism

editor editor- April 16, 2019 02:24 0

Enchanting tourist attractions, unique diplomatic stature and a thriving airliner have placed Ethiopia, Land of Origins, on top of the world when it comes to ... Read More

The Travel & Adventure Show San Francisco, USA

The Travel & Adventure Show San Francisco, USA

editor editor- April 9, 2019 22:45 0

The Seychelles Islands marked its presence through its marketing body Seychelles Tourism Board (STB), as it exhibited at the Travel & Adventure Show 2019 edition. ... Read More

Zanzibar sets for second, Grand Tourism Show in September

Zanzibar sets for second, Grand Tourism Show in September

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- March 28, 2019 04:32 0

After a successful and the first international tourism show held in Zanzibar last year, now the Indian Ocean Island is organizing a second premier exhibition ... Read More

 Iranians open homes to travelers stranded by floods

 Iranians open homes to travelers stranded by floods

editor editor- March 27, 2019 22:16 0

As dramatic videos of deadly floods leaving behind destroyed vehicles and other damage circulate on Iranian social media networks, ordinary Iranians are doing what they ... Read More

Tourism Ireland: Ensuring Ireland is “Top Of Mind”

Tourism Ireland: Ensuring Ireland is “Top Of Mind”

editor editor- March 27, 2019 21:39 0

The second in a series of four Tourism Ireland workshops was held that will take place in France during 2019 to highlight ease of access ... Read More

Summer Schedule 2019: Frankfurt Airport puts spring in its step

Summer Schedule 2019: Frankfurt Airport puts spring in its step

editor editor- March 26, 2019 20:07 4

New flight schedule to take effect on March 31 – Total flights expanding moderately Frankfurt Airport (FRA) continues to strengthen its status as Germany’s leading international ... Read More

Lufthansa launches seven new European destinations from Munich

Lufthansa launches seven new European destinations from Munich

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019 17:02 0

During this year´s summer flight schedule Lufthansa launches seven new destinations in Germany and Europe. There are several weekly flights to Strasbourg and Rostock for ... Read More

China, USA & Germany are top 3 biggest global travel spenders

China, USA & Germany are top 3 biggest global travel spenders

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019 17:25 1

A recent study estimated the global expenditure on tourism to be just short of $1.5 trillion, with cheap flights and rising economies broadening the horizons ... Read More

Time to get your nominations in: International Travel & Tourism Awards

Time to get your nominations in: International Travel & Tourism Awards

editor editor- March 1, 2019 01:27 0

The International Travel & Tourism Awards (ITTAs), presented by WTM London, will once again recognize the success of national, regional and city tourist boards as ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board, joined by trade partners and airlines, promote Seychelles in key Brazilian cities

Seychelles Tourism Board, joined by trade partners and airlines, promote Seychelles in key Brazilian cities

editor editor- February 27, 2019 22:04 0

Seychelles’ visibility in Brazil received an added boost last week as a result of the Seychelles roadshow, organized annually in the four major Brazilian cities ... Read More

30,000 flights won’t be able to land at Milan’s Airport Linate during Italy’s high summer season

30,000 flights won’t be able to land at Milan’s Airport Linate during Italy’s high summer season

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- February 26, 2019 00:18 0

Milan’s Airport Linate is not only very passenger friendly but also very easy to reach from Milan’s city center. There are three airports for Milan ... Read More

Maldives: UK tourist arrivals surged in 2018

Maldives: UK tourist arrivals surged in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 16:35 0

The Maldives has announced an impressive 10.2% year-on-year increase in the total number of UK visitor arrivals in 2018, when compared with 2017. In total, ... Read More

Kenya confirms cruise ship terminal set for completion this year

Kenya confirms cruise ship terminal set for completion this year

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- February 12, 2019 01:05 0

The construction of the Sh350 million world-class cruise ship terminal at the Port of Mombasa is set to be completed in August next year. Tourism ... Read More

The hidden costs of ‘kiss & fly’ drop-off lanes at UK airports

The hidden costs of ‘kiss & fly’ drop-off lanes at UK airports

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 16:20 0

With many consumers intent on becoming more eco-conscious in 2019, UK travelers may not appreciate the environmental damage and negative consequences of their ‘kiss and ... Read More

Hotels preparing for Chinese New Year travel rush

Hotels preparing for Chinese New Year travel rush

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2019 15:53 0

Chinese New Year, commonly known as Lunar New Year, is a Chinese festival that celebrates the beginning of a new year on the traditional Chinese ... Read More

Charismatic local guides front South African Tourism’s new campaign

Charismatic local guides front South African Tourism’s new campaign

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019 19:30 0

South African Tourism is putting 12 of South Africa’s most passionate guides at the heart of its latest campaign, ‘Meet Your South Africa’, which showcases ... Read More

Mauritius Tourism appoints Saudi representative

Mauritius Tourism appoints Saudi representative

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- January 14, 2019 22:46 0

Mauritius Tourism has appointed a tourism representative for the Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA) in Saudi Arabia. Read More

Russian and British tourists annoy German holidaymakers the most

Russian and British tourists annoy German holidaymakers the most

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019 23:45 0

According to the results of a sociological survey conducted among German citizens by the online platform ab-in-den-urlaub, German holidaymakers are most annoyed by fellow vacationers ... Read More

Jamaica Tourist Board announces biggest travel agent FAM incentive for 2019

Jamaica Tourist Board announces biggest travel agent FAM incentive for 2019

editor editor- January 10, 2019 02:39 0

FAM trips to Jamaica will give UK agents the opportunity to experience the destination intimately so they can share with their customers. Read More

Tanzania targets Chinese tourist market

Tanzania targets Chinese tourist market

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 4, 2019 04:13 0

Tanzania is now targeting China as a new and an upcoming lucrative tourist market source in South East Asia after the traditional tourist market sources ... Read More

Seychelles offers tourism for all – but needs to say it as we start 2019

Seychelles offers tourism for all – but needs to say it as we start 2019

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- December 31, 2018 05:22 0

Seychelles has a diverse tourism product which makes its strength and which has guaranteed its success. Seychelles offers tourism for all. Visiting journalists to the ... Read More

Victoria Falls Zimbabwe had record tourism over Christmas, but what is next?

Victoria Falls Zimbabwe had record tourism over Christmas, but what is next?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018 01:30 0

Resort hotels inVictoria Falls, Kariba, Nyanga and Vumba in Zimbabwe recorded occupancies above 90 percent from December 22 to December 26, with business slowing down ... Read More

World Travel Monitor: European outbound travel grows by five percent

World Travel Monitor: European outbound travel grows by five percent

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2018 06:30 0

Spain has been unable to maintain its strong growth of international visitors of recent years, while Turkey is attracting more holidaymakers again. Greece is also ... Read More

Brunei Darussalam: Temburong Holiday Destination packages launched

Brunei Darussalam: Temburong Holiday Destination packages launched

editor editor- September 15, 2016 07:43 0

BRUNEI DARUSSALAM - In its continuous effort to promote Brunei Darussalam as a unique tourism destination,the Tourism Development Department under the Ministry of Primary Resources ... Read More

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