Tag: improvements

Fraport and Deutsche Bahn to Test Artificial Intelligence at Frankfurt Airport

Fraport and Deutsche Bahn to Test Artificial Intelligence at Frankfurt Airport

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 08:56 0

The robotic head smiles at the passenger and greets them: “My name is FRAnny. How can I help you?” FRAnny is an expert on Frankfurt ... Read More

Boeing CEO: Safety is our responsibility, and we own it

Boeing CEO: Safety is our responsibility, and we own it

editor editor- April 5, 2019 20:58 0

Boeing CEO Dennis A. Muilenburg issued the following statement in response to its 737 Max software, production: As we work closely with customers and global ... Read More

Tourism employees celebrated at Employee of the Year awards  

Tourism employees celebrated at Employee of the Year awards  

editor editor- April 3, 2019 21:17 0

It was during an appreciation event held on Friday, March 22, 2019, at the Hilton Labriz Jetty at Belombre that 14 employees of the Seychelles ... Read More

Passenger satisfaction at baggage collection jumps to new high with mobile notifications

Passenger satisfaction at baggage collection jumps to new high with mobile notifications

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 16:18 0

While the adoption of technology has improved passenger satisfaction across the airport journey, the biggest jump by far over the past year was at baggage ... Read More

Milan Bergamo Airport: Passenger experience improvements contribute to traffic growth

Milan Bergamo Airport: Passenger experience improvements contribute to traffic growth

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 15:09 0

Passenger traffic at Milan Bergamo continues to climb in 2019, with more-and-more people choosing to fly from the airport. The growth comes at a time ... Read More

Single-use plastic ban, food waste and local produce top priorities in Centara’s 2019 Sustainability Plan

Single-use plastic ban, food waste and local produce top priorities in Centara’s 2019 Sustainability Plan

editor editor- March 22, 2019 21:32 0

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is focusing on three key sustainability initiatives as part of the company’s recently announced 2019 Sustainability Plan: ... Read More

Reimagining tourism for the future

Reimagining tourism for the future

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019 17:06 0

In the last decade or so, tourism has positioned itself as a critical variable in the development planning space and the development discourse globally. Today ... Read More

IMEX Frankfurt: Education speakers include former monk, game developer and ‘tech geeks’

IMEX Frankfurt: Education speakers include former monk, game developer and ‘tech geeks’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 15:41 0

What do a former monk, a game developer and a self-confessed ‘tech geek’ have in common? They’re all speakers at IMEX in Frankfurt, taking place ... Read More

ICAO experts agree on global measures towards sustainable aviation

ICAO experts agree on global measures towards sustainable aviation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 18:56 0

Global measures to address aviation’s environmental impact were agreed at a meeting of the two hundred and fifty experts of ICAO’s Committee on Aviation Environmental ... Read More

2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city

2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 15:42 0

Trade tensions and populist undercurrents continue to dominate the global economic climate. Combined with the threat of stringent and inconsistent monetary policies looming over markets, ... Read More

WTTC: African tourism sector booming

WTTC: African tourism sector booming

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019 10:17 2

Travel & Tourism in Africa is booming, growing 5.6% in 2018 compared to the global average of 3.9% and the broader African economy rate of ... Read More

World Bank announces Air Transport Annual Report

World Bank announces Air Transport Annual Report

editor editor- March 12, 2019 21:13 0

The 14th edition of the World Bank Group (WBG) Air Transport Annual Report, which outlines the support that is given to emerging and developing countries ... Read More

Why is sustainable tourism important in Iceland?

Why is sustainable tourism important in Iceland?

editor editor- March 9, 2019 01:45 0

The First Lady of Iceland, Mrs. Eliza Jean Reid, was honored by the Institute of South Asian Woman (ISAW) during the ITB Tourism Trade Fair ... Read More

Honolulu Mayor wants to increase hotel taxes

Honolulu Mayor wants to increase hotel taxes

editor editor- March 2, 2019 02:11 0

Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell today unveiled a US$2.83 billion operating budget, - 8.6 percent higher than last year, which is the equivalent of an additional ... Read More

International developer of private boutique resorts welcomes industry experts to lead team

International developer of private boutique resorts welcomes industry experts to lead team

editor editor- February 25, 2019 22:04 0

Timbers Resorts, a luxury hospitality brand, announced the appointment of Damon Kolb as Development Manager and Ryan Bell as Corporate Director of Asset Management. The ... Read More

Portugal, Sweden, and Canada most LGBT-friendly travel countries

Portugal, Sweden, and Canada most LGBT-friendly travel countries

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019 17:35 0

Thanks to legal improvements for trans- and intersex persons as well as anti-hate crime initiatives, Portugal for the first time managed to jump from 27th ... Read More

IATA: Airline industry showing continuing safety improvements

IATA: Airline industry showing continuing safety improvements

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2019 17:32 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for the 2018 safety performance of the commercial airline industry showing continuing safety improvements over the long ... Read More

FAA investigating Southwest Airlines safety in how it calculates weight

FAA investigating Southwest Airlines safety in how it calculates weight

editor editor- February 20, 2019 19:15 0

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) documents show that Southwest Airlines has made frequent mistakes in calculations and luggage-loading practices that could cause errors when pilots compute ... Read More

KDG Capital acquires Snow King Resort Hotel in Jackson, WY

KDG Capital acquires Snow King Resort Hotel in Jackson, WY

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019 18:08 0

KDG Capital, a Florida-based real estate private equity firm, has purchased the Snow King Resort Hotelin Jackson, Wyoming. Benchmark will continue to operate and market ... Read More

IBTM Arabia: Measuring the value of events

IBTM Arabia: Measuring the value of events

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019 15:45 0

Answering the question ‘What value does an event have?’ can be challenging – how do you measure something where the concept of success is difficult ... Read More

Delta Air Lines’ A220s takes to the skies for first commercial flight

Delta Air Lines’ A220s takes to the skies for first commercial flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019 19:08 0

Delta's A220 has made its official debut — a moment years in the making for customers and employees across the airline. In the early hours ... Read More

Iconic Samui resort to benefit from major renewal project

Iconic Samui resort to benefit from major renewal project

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- January 21, 2019 06:59 0

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, announced it will completely upgrade and refurbish one of its most popular properties, Centara Grand Beach Resort ... Read More

Hôtel Martinez: Art Deco combined with sustainable luxury

Hôtel Martinez: Art Deco combined with sustainable luxury

editor editor- January 9, 2019 20:35 0

Green Globe recently recertified the Hôtel Martinez in Cannes in acknowledgement of its ongoing commitment to sustainable management and operations. Read More

Drop your luggage

Drop your luggage

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- December 29, 2018 20:04 0

The airlines do not care if we are going to be away from home for one hour or one year, baggage is evil and must ... Read More

Reason to celebrate: Skål International USA

Reason to celebrate: Skål International USA

editor editor- December 19, 2018 21:58 0

SKÅL International USA is currently the largest National Committee within Skål International with 2,000 members and 50 clubs nationwide. And the organization has reason to ... Read More

Constance Lemuria welcomes celebrity golf players for first MCB-Staysure Tournament in Seychelles

Constance Lemuria welcomes celebrity golf players for first MCB-Staysure Tournament in Seychelles

editor editor- December 13, 2018 14:26 0

The golf club staff at Constance Lémuria, the place to be this weekend as a golf enthusiast. Read More

Boarding simplified: Delta extends branded fares to boarding order

Boarding simplified: Delta extends branded fares to boarding order

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2018 08:55 0

Zone boarding, an aviation standard for decades, will soon be a thing of the past for Delta customers as the airline makes a global shift ... Read More

Hotel industry: Saying goodbye to 2018, ready for strong 2019

Hotel industry: Saying goodbye to 2018, ready for strong 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2018 07:30 0

With the year coming to an end, Hotelbeds has prepared some testimonials about 2018, with insights about how the year has been for the hotel ... Read More

Corinthia Hotels’ diverse CSR initiatives in 2018 have positive impact on sustainable tourism 

Corinthia Hotels’ diverse CSR initiatives in 2018 have positive impact on sustainable tourism 

editor editor- December 6, 2018 13:04 0

During 2018, some 762 pupils and 14 teachers at Buwambo Primary School in Uganda have Corinthia Hotels to thank for clean, safe water. Read More

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