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Thomas Cook Failure: Who to trust and how to communicate

Thomas Cook Failure: Who to trust and how to communicate

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- May 20, 2019 04:26 0

Thomas Cooks shares are effectively worth nothing right now. Thousands of British tourists looking forward to their holidays are not sure if they are really ... Read More

Coca-Cola’s ‘political-correctness-gone-mad’ Ramadan campaign irks Norwegians

Coca-Cola’s ‘political-correctness-gone-mad’ Ramadan campaign irks Norwegians

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 17:30 0

A campaign launched by Coca-Cola Norway aimed at celebrating the Islamic holy month of Ramadan has sparked accusations of political correctness gone mad, with some ... 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

Passenger volume climbs at Frankfurt and most of the Group airports

Passenger volume climbs at Frankfurt and most of the Group airports

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 14, 2019 05:34 0

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) welcomed more than six million passengers in April 2019, a gain of 5.1 percent year-on-year. This noticeable increase can also be attributed ... 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

Seychelles Tourism Board exhibits alongside Dnata Travel at the ADIB Roadshow

Seychelles Tourism Board exhibits alongside Dnata Travel at the ADIB Roadshow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2019 08:11 0

The Seychelles was prominently seen at the ADIB staff travel day roadshow event alongside Dnata Travel and seven other exhibitors on April 22, 23 & ... Read More

Mauritius Minister of Tourism on the China Challenge

Mauritius Minister of Tourism on the China Challenge

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- May 9, 2019 01:13 0

Anil Gayan, Minister of Tourism on Wednesday, delivered this speech on what he called the “China challenge.” It was during a brainstorming session held last ... 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

Short time fame for the new Greek Tourism Minister?

Short time fame for the new Greek Tourism Minister?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 8, 2019 08:32 0

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura submitted her letter of resignation to Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras last week. She resigned to win a seat in the ... Read More

FRAPORT: Revenue and earnings increase – Outlook confirmed

FRAPORT: Revenue and earnings increase – Outlook confirmed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 8, 2019 08:02 0

The Fraport Group has successfully started off the new business year, achieving higher revenue and earnings in the first three months of 2019. Supported by ... Read More

Hotelbeds: 43,000 unique hotel contracts across the Americas market

Hotelbeds: 43,000 unique hotel contracts across the Americas market

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 4, 2019 19:20 0

Hotelbeds has confirmed, ahead of its MarketHub Americas event, it has 43,000 uniquely contracted hotels in the Americas region, including North, Central and South America. ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board records successful participation at 2019 Arabian Travel Market in Dubai

Seychelles Tourism Board records successful participation at 2019 Arabian Travel Market in Dubai

editor editor- May 3, 2019 23:04 0

The Seychelles Islands was represented at the 26th edition of the Arabian Travel Market (ATM), in Middle East's most popular travel trade event held from ... Read More

Airline passengers enjoy canine therapy sessions at Moscow Domodedovo Airport

Airline passengers enjoy canine therapy sessions at Moscow Domodedovo Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 02:20 0

Moscow Domodedovo Airport partnered with the National Association of United Animal-Assisted Therapists to conduct an event as a part of a Hug a friend before ... Read More

Why travel to Sri Lanka is safer than ever

Why travel to Sri Lanka is safer than ever

editor editor- May 1, 2019 00:24 0

Sri Lanka is safer than ever now. This is a message by the management of Jetwing Hotels Ltd. - Jetwing Travels (Pvt) Ltd. - to ... Read More

Three people killed in Hawaii tour helicopter crash

Three people killed in Hawaii tour helicopter crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 22:08 0

Honolulu Fire Department officials say that three people were killed in a fiery helicopter crash in a suburban Honolulu community of Kailua. Federal Aviation Administration ... 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

Young adults still going on holiday with their parents, expect them to foot the bill

Young adults still going on holiday with their parents, expect them to foot the bill

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 16:00 0

Many young adults are still going on holiday with their parents and expect their parents to pay for the trip. Almost half (44.9%) of British ... Read More

First and Foremost to launch real-time link between ME hotels and tour operators at ATM

First and Foremost to launch real-time link between ME hotels and tour operators at ATM

editor editor- April 23, 2019 21:20 0

Dubai-based hospitality and travel group company First and Foremost Travel Connections, is launching a dynamic B2B hotel booking system at Arabian Travel Market 2019, having ... Read More

Major tour operators converging on Barbados for 2019 meeting with tourism partners

Major tour operators converging on Barbados for 2019 meeting with tourism partners

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 00:36 0

Three weeks away from the May 1 start of the premier business-to-business marketplace, Connect Barbados, with over 100 participants - inclusive of 56 tour operators, ... Read More

Thomas Cook selling its travel business: Chinese investment fund interested

Thomas Cook selling its travel business: Chinese investment fund interested

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- April 22, 2019 22:01 0

Thomas Cook is the world’s oldest tour operator and was founded in Market Harborough in 1841 by businessman Thomas Cook. It started off with organized ... Read More

No Easter Travel  for Palestinian Christians in Gaza

No Easter Travel for Palestinian Christians in Gaza

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019 05:02 0

There are around 1,100 Palestinian Christians in Gaza, many of whom are descended from the earliest Christians in Palestine (where Christianity originated). For the first ... Read More

How is Germany doing on its goal of 2 million Indian tourists?

How is Germany doing on its goal of 2 million Indian tourists?

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- April 17, 2019 02:51 0

At an annual media meeting today, April 16, in Delhi, India, Romit Theophilus, Director of Marketing & Sales Office India for the German National Tourist ... Read More

Twinsburg hosts largest annual gathering of twins in the world

Twinsburg hosts largest annual gathering of twins in the world

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 19:15 0

The 2019 Twins Days Festival will be held in Twinsburg, Ohio on August 3rd and 4th. This annual international event is recorded as the "Largest ... Read More

Fraport Traffic Figures March and First Quarter of 2019: Growth Trend Continues

Fraport Traffic Figures March and First Quarter of 2019: Growth Trend Continues

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 12, 2019 08:08 0

Passenger traffic rises at Frankfurt Airport - Fraport's Group airports worldwide largely report positive performance In the first three months of 2019, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) ... Read More

African Game Rangers: Key conservation tourism partners in stress

African Game Rangers: Key conservation tourism partners in stress

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 6, 2019 03:03 0

Wildlife is the leading tourist attraction and source of tourist revenue in Africa other than rich historical and cultural heritage the continent has been endowed ... Read More

Easter School Holidays ring in busy travel season at Frankfurt Airport

Easter School Holidays ring in busy travel season at Frankfurt Airport

editor editor- April 5, 2019 18:51 0

With the Easter holidays around the corner, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) is preparing for this year’s first travel peak. Germany’s largest aviation hub expects to welcome ... 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

Travel industry building for more sustainable future this Earth Day and beyond

Travel industry building for more sustainable future this Earth Day and beyond

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 16:01 0

A day to promote environmental awareness and bring attention to the protection of the planet, Earth Day is celebrated in more than 193 countries each ... Read More

Cunard cruise line uncorks line-up of speakers for 2019 Wine Voyage

Cunard cruise line uncorks line-up of speakers for 2019 Wine Voyage

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019 17:01 0

Luxury cruise line Cunard has announced that three of the leading wine connoisseurs and oenologists, will join Queen Victoria’s second annual ‘Voyage Du Vin’ on ... Read More

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