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Embraer Praetor 600 now triple-certified by EASA and FAA

Embraer Praetor 600 now triple-certified by EASA and FAA

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 00:20 0

Embraer announced today that the company's new Praetor 600 super-midsize business jet was granted its Type Certificate by EASA (European Union Aviation Safety Agency) and ... Read More

Brussels hosts Brosella Festival 2019 on July 13 and 14

Brussels hosts Brosella Festival 2019 on July 13 and 14

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 17:49 0

Brussels' 43rd Brosella Festival takes place 13 and 14 July in the Osseghem Park in Laeken. The longest existing festival of Brussels gives its name ... Read More

Airbus ACJ319neo sets record during test-flight

Airbus ACJ319neo sets record during test-flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 18:50 0

The first ACJ319neo1 successfully completed a 16 hr and 10 min test-flight on 26th April, setting a new record for the longest A320 Family flight ... Read More

Avianca announces CEO retirement

Avianca announces CEO retirement

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 01:31 0

Avianca Holdings S.A. today announced that Hernán Rincón Lema has notified the Avianca Holdings Board of Directors that he plans to retire from the Company ... Read More

Four Seasons launches Bali’s first hotel arrival by river raft

Four Seasons launches Bali’s first hotel arrival by river raft

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 19:01 0

Famed for its dramatic treetop arrival via a suspension bridge, the World’s #1 Hotel is now offering guests a 180-degree change of perspective, with Bali’s ... Read More

Ghana Tourism makes money on selfies

Ghana Tourism makes money on selfies

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019 21:16 0

Ghana Tourism is a big business and full of surprises. This is also true for  Mr Guru, Ghanaian,  a comedian who went to Facebook after ... Read More

Sharjah Ruler Opens Historic Dh 6-Billion Khorfakkan Highway

Sharjah Ruler Opens Historic Dh 6-Billion Khorfakkan Highway

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2019 13:11 0

HH Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, accompanied by HH Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme ... Read More

Gleam of hope for tourism

Gleam of hope for tourism

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- April 9, 2019 23:05 0

On March 27, all roads led to Mombasa, Kenya, for a joint business meeting organized by Uganda and Kenya and the two Presidents of both ... Read More

WTTC Global Summit: Next stop San Juan

WTTC Global Summit: Next stop San Juan

editor editor- April 5, 2019 20:48 0

Discover Puerto Rico, the Island’s first-ever and new Destination Marketing Organization, today announced that island will serve as the host for the World Travel & ... Read More

Ashanti, Keyshia Cole, Ja Rule to headline 2019 St. Maarten Carnival

Ashanti, Keyshia Cole, Ja Rule to headline 2019 St. Maarten Carnival

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 22:15 0

Music legends Ashanti, Keyshia Cole, and Ja Rule will be headlining a concert at the 50th Anniversary of St. Maarten Carnival. On April 25, the ... 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

China invests €15 billion in world’s longest undersea rail tunnel between Finland and Estonia

China invests €15 billion in world’s longest undersea rail tunnel between Finland and Estonia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019 17:15 0

An ambitious train rail link, designed to connect the Finnish and Estonian capitals through the bottom of the Gulf of Finland, has attracted €15 billion ... Read More

CEO Pilar Laguana is fantastic news for Guam Tourism

CEO Pilar Laguana is fantastic news for Guam Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 5, 2019 20:58 0

Pilar Laguana, an international tourism veteran, is now in charge of the Guam Visitors Bureau. She thinks out of the box, she has a global ... Read More

Seychelles recognized as Favorite Beach Island Destination Award

Seychelles recognized as Favorite Beach Island Destination Award

editor editor- February 28, 2019 23:08 0

Seychelles was the proud recipient of the Favourite Beach Island Destination Award at 32nd Edition of the Conde Nast Traveller Readers’ Choice Awards, in a ... Read More

President Barack Obama announced as keynote speaker for WTTC Global Summit 2019

President Barack Obama announced as keynote speaker for WTTC Global Summit 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 17:20 3

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) announced that the 44th President of the United States, President Barack Obama, will be a guest of honor ... Read More

Anguilla’s beloved Moonsplash Music Festival returns this March

Anguilla’s beloved Moonsplash Music Festival returns this March

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 16:02 0

Anguilla’s iconic Moonsplash Music Festival will once again take place under a full moon at the legendary Dune Preserve on Rendezvous Bay, from March 21 ... Read More

Half Moon Jamaica kicks off 65th anniversary celebration

Half Moon Jamaica kicks off 65th anniversary celebration

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 02:06 0

Half Moon, a destination resort and 400-acre beachfront oasis in Jamaica, is kicking off its 65th anniversary celebrations with culinary offerings, new experiences and more. ... Read More

Donald Trump not only loves Kim Jong-un but also Vietjet

Donald Trump not only loves Kim Jong-un but also Vietjet

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 06:56 1

The U.S. president Donald Trump and Vietnam president Nguyen Phu Trong together with senior leaders of Boeing and the Vietnamese airline Vietjet met in Hanoi ... 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

Mövenpick Resort Bangtao Beach Phuket: Advanced water technology helps reduce eco-footprint

Mövenpick Resort Bangtao Beach Phuket: Advanced water technology helps reduce eco-footprint

editor editor- February 21, 2019 00:25 0

Mövenpick Resort Bangtao Beach Phuket is an exclusive luxury residence of 40 penthouses and suites located just steps away from Bangtao Beach, one of the island’s ... Read More

Texaco Jamaica endorses Global Resilience Centre

Texaco Jamaica endorses Global Resilience Centre

editor editor- February 19, 2019 21:33 0

Texaco Jamaica has pledged its full backing of the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRCM) that was launched in January in Montego Bay. ... Read More

Gulfstream G650ER sprints from Singapore to San Francisco

Gulfstream G650ER sprints from Singapore to San Francisco

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 19:20 0

Ultralong-range Gulfstream G650ER jet again demonstrated its performance prowess in a city-pair record connecting Singapore and San Francisco — a distance of 7,475 nautical miles/13,843 ... Read More

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism exceeds its target of 1 million visitors in 2018

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism exceeds its target of 1 million visitors in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2019 18:15 0

Exceeding its target of attracting 1 million visitors by 2018, Ras Al Khaimah reported 1,072,066 visitors from domestic and key international markets during the year. ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister to speak at launch of Texaco’s anniversary celebrations

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister to speak at launch of Texaco’s anniversary celebrations

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2019 17:04 0

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett will deliver remarks at the press launch for Texaco’s anniversary celebrations. The Texaco brand is celebrating 100 years in ... Read More

Gulfstream G600 to make Australian Debut

Gulfstream G600 to make Australian Debut

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 18, 2019 04:20 0

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced its newest aircraft, the class-leading, award-winning Gulfstream G600, will make its Australian debut at the Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & ... Read More

Political icon of Seychelles Rifned Jumeau is no more

Political icon of Seychelles Rifned Jumeau is no more

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- February 15, 2019 21:04 0

Seychelles lost this week a veteran politician who will be missed. Rifned Jumeau, the founder of the first political party in Seychelles died on February ... Read More

Philippines targets 8.2 million tourists in 2019

Philippines targets 8.2 million tourists in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019 22:35 0

The Philippines welcomed 7,127,168 foreign visitors in 2018, and the Philippine Department of Tourism saying it is aiming for 8.2 million this year. The department ... Read More

One quarter of all Chinese or 400 Million tourists are traveling for Chinese New Year

One quarter of all Chinese or 400 Million tourists are traveling for Chinese New Year

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 10, 2019 19:05 0

The Lunar New Year Holiday means big travel for China. It rose 11 percent to 12.53 million this year from the same 2018 period. More than ... Read More

‘Effusive eruption phase’: Indonesian volcano unleashes river of lava

‘Effusive eruption phase’: Indonesian volcano unleashes river of lava

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 30, 2019 15:43 0

Indonesia’s volatile Mount Merapi volcano has unleashed a river of lava that flowed 1,400 meters (4,590 feet) down its slopes. Merapi, on the island of ... Read More

FAA shuts down New York’s LaGuardia Airport, all incoming flights halted

FAA shuts down New York’s LaGuardia Airport, all incoming flights halted

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 15:26 0

US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has halted all incoming flights to New York City’s LaGuardia Airport amid air traffic controller shortages. According to FAA, the ... Read More

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