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China – Tajikistan Tourism: Presidents agreed to improve cooperation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 16, 2019

Tourism was on the agenda, when Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon and Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks Saturday, agreeing to ... Read More

VP Plaza España becomes official Davis Cup sponsor

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019

–VP Plaza España Design, a five-star luxury hotel located on Plaza de España on Gran Via, announces its official partnership ... Read More

Airbus Canada ‘pleased with union ratification vote by A220 workforce’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019

Airbus Canada Limited Partnership is very pleased that its International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) unionized employees at ... Read More

Beirut Airport expansion: Curing crowds and a system failure

editor editor- June 15, 2019

Last summer, Beirut Rafik Hariri International Airport made headlines when passengers were stuck in lines for hours on end as ... Read More

San Jose International Airport celebrates opening of additional boarding gates

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) reached an important milestone yesterday in commissioning a $58 million Interim Gates Facility, which ... Read More

Swiss Space Tourism: A ticket to ride for US$100

editor editor- June 14, 2019

Boris Otter, future space tourist, is creating a federation of astronaut enthusiasts: an extraordinary opportunity where 5 winning individuals will ... Read More

Travel tech start-up Smartvel names CCO

editor editor- June 14, 2019

Smartvel, a destination content technology provider, announced the appointment of Jacqueline Ulrich as  Chief Commercial Officer. (CCO) Jacqueline, Swedish raised ... Read More

Switzerland interrupted: Hundreds of thousands of Swiss women go on nationwide strike

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

Women in Switzerland walked off the job on Friday, staging demonstrations to demand fairer pay, more equality, and an end ... Read More

Air Canada unveils Maple Leaf Lounge Express at Toronto Pearson International Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

Air Canada today unveiled another convenient way for premium customers to work or relax prior to their flight with the ... Read More

UNWTO and Barça Innovation Hub launch global Sports Tourism Start-up Competition

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in collaboration with Barça Innovation Hub (BIHUB) and with the support of the Qatar National ... Read More

Etihad Airways introduces Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner on Abu Dhabi–Rome route

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has celebrated the introduction of its newest aircraft type, the ... Read More

Fraport traffic figures – May 2019: Frankfurt Airport reports solid growth

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 14, 2019

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) welcomed 6.2 million passengers in May 2019, an increase of 1.4 percent year-on-year. The growth rate would ... Read More

ICAO and IATA launch new legal guidance on management of unruly air passengers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Secretary General, Dr. Fang Liu, and the Director General and CEO of International Air ... Read More

Turkmenistan Airlines ‘committed’ to achieve compliance with international air safety standards

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Turkmenistan Airlines (TUA) is committed to raising their performance following difficulties in satisfying relevant EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) requirements ... Read More

Chicago Marriott Schaumburg announces $22 million renovation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Chicago Marriott Schaumburg has officially begun a $22 million renovation, with an expected completion date of August 2019. The property ... Read More

African Tourism Board and Africa Tourism Association join forces to support World to Africa’ Tourism Conference in Johannesburg

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

New York-based African Tourism Association is getting ready for their World to Africa’ Tourism Conference. The event in Johannesburg is ... Read More

OTDYKH International Russian Travel Market to host a series of B2B marketing events for exhibitors

editor editor- June 13, 2019

Organizers of the OTDYKH Leisure Trade Fair are offering a range of unmissable B2B marketing events for exhibitors to partake ... Read More

Le Méridien Hotels: European summer promotion

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

Le Méridien is an upscale, international hotel brand with a European perspective, formerly headquartered in France and in the United ... Read More

ExpressJet Airlines: United Express carrier began service with its newest aircraft type

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

ExpressJet Airlines operates as United Express, on behalf of United Airlines , to serve more than 100 airports across the ... Read More

Turkmenistan Airlines improves safety standards with Lufthansa

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

Turkmenistan Airlines (TUA) is the only airline of Turkmenistan, headquartered in Ashgabat. It operates domestic and international passenger and cargo ... Read More

Rixos Premium Dubai JBR hosted 2nd Middle East Chef Excellence Awards

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

The Hozpitality Group's 2nd Middle East Chef Excellence Awards, held on 12th June 2019 at Rixos Premium Dubai JBR. After ... Read More

Imagine Peace Campaign aims to educate youth against violent practices

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

In the lead up to the 2020 Olympics to be held in Tokyo, IIPT’s 2012 Olympic Truce Peace Ambassador Victor ... Read More

Dead whale highlights major faults with octopus fishing industry in False Bay

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Another dead 12-metre Bryde’s whale was found in False Bay near Cape Town last week after becoming entangled in octopus ... Read More

Official update on Ebola by the Uganda Minister of Health

editor editor- June 13, 2019

Ebola is gaining attention in Uganda while tourism remains safe. This is a tough message to sell, but authorities are ... Read More

Second largest airport in the world about to open

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

The new Beijing Daxing International Airport completed its first test flights of passenger planes in May 2019. The airport's construction ... Read More

Emaar Hospitality Group presents new upscale lifestyle hotel in Dubai

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

Vida Emirates Hills is an upscale lifestyle hotel  in the heart of the tranquil Emirates Hills neighbourhood has resented by ... Read More

Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism cites Sandals Resorts as good corporate citizens

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett has hailed Sandals Resorts as a prime example of indigenous companies in the ... Read More

Europe falls behind USA in cost of living

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

ECA International’s latest Cost of Living report today reveals that Europe now accounts for less than a fifth of the ... Read More

Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas to host Skål International 2019 Sustainable Tourism Awards

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

In its 18th edition, a total of 56 entries from 25 countries are this year competing to win the Sustainable ... Read More

Japan Airlines takes delivery of first Airbus A350 XWB

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Japan Airlines (JAL) has taken delivery of its first A350 XWB at Airbus Headquarters in Toulouse, France. The A350-900 is ... Read More

European Union sends millions to Uganda and South Sudan to fight Ebola while tourism remains safe

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, and the Democratic Republic are on high alert and are dealing with a developing crisis. Uganda ... Read More

Terror at Saudi Arabian Airport: An Iran Connection?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

Yesterday's terror attack on Abha International Airport in Saudi Arabia is seen as an escalation adding now to the significant ... Read More

Airbus: Albatross is inspiring next generation of aircraft wings

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

Airbus engineers have developed a scale-model airplane with the first in-flight, flapping wing-tips that could revolutionize aircraft wing-design. The aerospace ... Read More

Embraer takes to the Paris Air Show the multi-mission Airlift KC-390

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Embraer will take to the 53rd edition of Paris Air Show International, in France, the first KC-390 multi-mission airlift configured ... Read More

Green Marine: Port Canaveral receives environmental excellence distinction

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

Port Canaveral has received Green Marine certification a second time for advancing environmental excellence in maritime transportation and demonstrating “green” ... Read More