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Centara kicks off 36th anniversary with epic 36-day global celebration

editor editor- May 30, 2019

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is marking its 36th anniversary milestone with a 36-day worldwide customer-focused celebration ... Read More

Largest aircraft PDP financing project in global aviation in Asia signed

editor editor- May 28, 2019

A total of 17 banks were involved in the syndicated loan in the amount of US$840 million to finance part ... Read More

Memorial Day traffic study finds dire economic cost, public support for user fees

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday released a survey finding that Americans avoided an estimated 47.5 million auto trips due ... Read More

Airport in Maui opens mega car rental facility

editor editor- May 17, 2019

A new $340 million multilevel Consolidated Rent-A-Car (CONRAC) in the Kahului Airport on Maui in Hawaii houses all major rental ... Read More

African Tourism Board breaks barriers: SA Deputy Tourism Minister and students in Pretoria smiling

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 7, 2019

The South African Deputy Minister of Tourism, Honorable Elizabeth Thabethe in partnership with  African Tourism Board represented by Vice president ... Read More

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019

The recently concluded 26th International Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas celebrated over a quarter Century of Tourism Safety and ... Read More

Arabian Travel Market Global Stage: Saudi Arabia Tourism Trends

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019

Saudi Arabia’s growing tourism sector will be one of over 40 key travel and tourism trends under the spotlight on ... Read More

Proud Emirates Revealed: The Emirates Pavilion

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019

Emirates, Premier Partner and the Official Airline of Expo 2020 Dubai, today unveiled the design and visitor experience concepts of ... Read More

Arabian Travel Market 2019 opens tomorrow in Dubai

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2019

ETurboNews ready to exhibit at Arabian Travel Market where hospitality professionals from every corner of the world will gather in ... Read More

Bartlett commits J$300 million to strengthen Jamaica’s Community Tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

Community Tourism island wide, will receive a major boost following the commitment of approximately J$300 million by Minister of Tourism, ... Read More

The Great Move: Turkish Airlines moves to Istanbul Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

The biggest logistical operation in the world aviation history was held between 5 and 6 April 2019. In a total ... Read More

What airport is now busier than mega-hubs Frankfurt and Dallas Fort Worth?

editor editor- April 8, 2019

This airport has now become the world's 12th busiest airport, moving up four places from the 16th spot in 2017. ... Read More

Seychelles participates in 23rd Edition of Borsa Mediterranea del Turismo in Naples, Italy

editor editor- April 1, 2019

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB), together with its partner and Italian representative, Tsogo Sun, provided destination Seychelles with more visibility ... Read More

Princess Cruises And Fincantieri Sign Contracts For Two Next-Generation Cruise Ships

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019

Princess Cruises and Fincantieri announced today the signing of the final contracts for the construction of two next-generation 175,000-ton cruise ships, ... Read More

Bartlett: Tourism driving economic growth through events and experiential activities

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019

Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica’s tourism industry has benefitted tremendously from the recent staging of mega culinary and ... Read More

Short Haul, Easy Travel & Lifetime Experiences is Nepals message to Malaysia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019

Nepal successfully participated in the latest edition of the MATTA Fair held at Putra World Trade Center (PWTC) in Kuala ... Read More

Bartlett calling on Banks to establish Portfolio for Tourism

editor editor- March 4, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett is urging banks to invest more in the sector’s value chain by establishing portfolios ... Read More

India International Hotel, Travel and Tourism Research Conference brings industry experts together

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- March 1, 2019

Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology inaugurated the 9th India International Hotel, Travel and Tourism Research Conference ... Read More

Hong Kong’s travel spending up 5.8% and continue growing

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019

In 2018, Hong Kong citizens made 92.21 million departures in 2018, averaging 12.4 departures per person! Total revenue of the ... Read More

Holidays Network Group adds luxury Dominican Republic resort to its exclusive portfolio of lifestyle products and vacation experiences

editor editor- February 21, 2019

Holidays Network Group (HNG) today introduced Ancora Punta Cana; its first Dominican Republic-based luxury vacation offering. The 299-unit, all-suite property ... Read More

Saudi Arabia’s investments in Russian tourism are set to grow

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019

Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation are planning to increase mutual investments in tourism projects, the Chief Executive Officer of the ... Read More

Corendon Boeing 747 lands in hotel garden

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019

After a five-day mega transport from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to Badhoevedorp, the Corendon Boeing 747 has arrived in the garden ... Read More

1989-2019: Baptized by Thai monks KLM Boeing 747 landed at Amsterdam Schiphol Hotel garden

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 10, 2019

A Boeing 747 has arrived in the garden of the Corendon Village Hotel this morning. There the plane will be ... Read More

German parliament discuss the future of Selous – largest wildlife park in Africa

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 29, 2019

The Germany parliament, the Bundestag, has raised concerns over the future of the Selous Game Reserve, the largest wildlife park ... Read More

German parliament discuss the future of Selous, the largest wildlife park in Africa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 28, 2019

The Germany parliament, the Bundestag, has raised concerns over the future of the Selous Game Reserve, the largest wildlife park ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister secures $750 million in hotel investment

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019

Following discussions with two major Spanish Hotel chains, H10 and Princess Resorts, Minister of Tourism, Honorable Edmund Bartlett has secured ... Read More

Very, very big business: Macau tourism numbers are in

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 24, 2019

Tourism to Macau is very biog business. 35.8 million went to the Las Vegas of Asia last year. an increase ... Read More

Malta’s 2019 Festival and Events Calendar “sparks” with fireworks

editor editor- January 17, 2019

Malta boasts an events calendar featuring an eclectic blend of local and international entertainment, exhibitions, festivals and feasts. Read More

The importance of cruise ship tourism

mm Alain St.Ange- January 7, 2019

Seychelles as a country that is totally dependent on tourism and needs to now move to better understand Cruise Ship ... Read More

A proud day for CEO Deepak Raj Joshi and the Nepal Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018

The CEO of the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), Deepak Raj Joshi is a proud man, Shradha Shrestha, the woman responsible ... Read More

Top countries most of world’s ultra-wealthy call home

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 22, 2018

Aggregate global wealth grew by $14 trillion, hitting an enormous figure of $317 trillion over the 12 months through the ... Read More

Address Dubai Mall: New Look and Sparkle

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2018

The hotel, which is part of the Emaar Hospitality Group’s Address Hotels and Resorts brand, has long been one of ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2018

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

Saudi Arabia Set To Build New Futuristic Mega-City for Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 25, 2017

Saudi Arabia is not the first country that most tourists think to visit. But if the Saudi Crown Prince has ... Read More

A great day for Guam: All time record in tourism arrivals

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 18, 2017

Governor Eddie Baza of the US Territory Guam together with the Guam Visitors Bureau today have a proud day. Another best! ... Read More

Tourism and mega-events joining forces to stimulate growth

editor editor- March 2, 2010

South Africa, as host of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, set the ideal stage for the UNWTO/South Africa inaugural Summit ... Read More