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48 million Americans would skip a credit card payment over a vacation

48 million Americans would skip a credit card payment over a vacation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 20:20 0

48 million Americans say they would skip a credit card payment before they’d skip a vacation, according a new survey published today. Survey Key Findings: ... Read More

The year of the airports: Travel to the hubs of the future

The year of the airports: Travel to the hubs of the future

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 14, 2019 03:02 0

The year 2019 will be remembered as the year of the inaugurations of large and small strategic airports to satisfy an air demand that by ... Read More

Indian Tourism booming by the trillions

Indian Tourism booming by the trillions

editor editor- April 30, 2019 01:10 0

A new report shows that the systematic growth, maintenance, and sustainable development of tourism destinations for India, as well as focus on promoting the emerging ... Read More

Loro Parque’s World Population Clock breaks 7,7 billion barrier

Loro Parque’s World Population Clock breaks 7,7 billion barrier

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 15:30 0

Loro Parque’s World Population Clock, based on estimates by the United Nations’ Department of Economic and Social Affairs, has this week reached the historic figure ... Read More

eTN becomes a SUNx SDG 17 Partner calling for Climate Sanity in Tourism on Earth Day

eTN becomes a SUNx SDG 17 Partner calling for Climate Sanity in Tourism on Earth Day

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 23, 2019 02:24 1

In nature, nothing exists alone is the message for Earth Day 2019. Announcing the public launch of its “SDG17 Partners Program” on Earth Day 2019, Professor ... Read More

WTTC launches global taskforce on human trafficking

WTTC launches global taskforce on human trafficking

editor editor- April 4, 2019 22:40 0

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has today announced the formation of a global taskforce to help prevent and combat human trafficking - an ... Read More

VistaJet sees animals flying up whopping 104 percent

VistaJet sees animals flying up whopping 104 percent

editor editor- April 4, 2019 03:05 0

Emerging travel behavior trends highlight why offering solutions to provide for animals flying is increasingly important – to the tune of a 104 percent increase ... Read More

Munich Airport welcomes new US destination

Munich Airport welcomes new US destination

editor editor- April 3, 2019 02:22 0

Effective immediately, American Airlines has launched a new service to the “land of endless opportunities.” An Airbus A330 will be departing daily from Munich, Germany, ... Read More

Ottawa Tourism and Outaouais Tourism join forces to target UK

Ottawa Tourism and Outaouais Tourism join forces to target UK

editor editor- April 2, 2019 22:35 0

Senior members from Ottawa Tourism and Outaouais Tourism will visit the UK from April 8-10 to promote both regions as a holiday destination. The delegation, ... Read More

United: Top-ranked LGBTQ airline

United: Top-ranked LGBTQ airline

editor editor- March 29, 2019 02:41 0

United Airlines today announced that for the eighth consecutive year, it has received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2019 Corporate Equality Index ... Read More

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019 19:30 0

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

Puerto Princesa City in Philippines worried about Chinese Tourists and illegal gambling

Puerto Princesa City in Philippines worried about Chinese Tourists and illegal gambling

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 24, 2019 08:45 0

Puerto Princesa is a popular tourist city with many beach resorts and seafood restaurants. It has been acclaimed several times as the cleanest and greenest ... Read More

British Airways to serve Milan Bergamo Airport from London Gatwick

British Airways to serve Milan Bergamo Airport from London Gatwick

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 16:15 0

Milan Bergamo Airport has announced that from 1 September 2019, UK flag carrier and oneworld member, British Airways, will begin operations from the airport. As ... Read More

Cyclone Idai:  What the African Tourism Board is doing?

Cyclone Idai: What the African Tourism Board is doing?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2019 23:55 0

“The situation is terrible,” Jamie LeSueur of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies said Tuesday in a press statement. “The scale ... Read More

Sexually assaulted by hotel staff? TripAdvisor tells woman leave a review

Sexually assaulted by hotel staff? TripAdvisor tells woman leave a review

editor editor- March 19, 2019 01:42 0

TripAdvisor is the largest travel site in the world, with 456 million people visiting the site every month to search for accommodation and other hospitality ... Read More

John Q. Hammons: Master hotel developer and builder

John Q. Hammons: Master hotel developer and builder

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- March 16, 2019 18:25 0

One of the great hoteliers/developers of our time, John Q. Hammons developed 200 hotel properties in 40 states. But mere statistics hide the essence of ... Read More

Source of The Nile Bridge part of Global Greening for St. Patrick’s Day

Source of The Nile Bridge part of Global Greening for St. Patrick’s Day

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- March 16, 2019 18:14 0

The Embassy of Ireland in Uganda, in partnership with the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) and the Uganda National Roads Authority, illuminated the "Source of the ... Read More

€1 in every €7 in Spain comes from tourism

€1 in every €7 in Spain comes from tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 19:25 0

The Travel & Tourism sector contributed €1 in every €7, in the Spanish economy last year demonstrating the importance of the sector to the country. ... Read More

China, USA & Germany are top 3 biggest global travel spenders

China, USA & Germany are top 3 biggest global travel spenders

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019 17:25 1

A recent study estimated the global expenditure on tourism to be just short of $1.5 trillion, with cheap flights and rising economies broadening the horizons ... Read More

Wizz Air expands routes

Wizz Air expands routes

editor editor- March 4, 2019 20:33 0

Based on data from Statistics Denmark, over 13,000 Ukrainians live in Denmark, with more than half of this population living in Jutland, in which Billund ... Read More

Brazilian Carnivals: What, when, where and how

Brazilian Carnivals: What, when, where and how

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019 18:30 0

1. Is there just one ‘carnival’ or are there several? Where are they? Carnival is a holiday in Brazil – this year it will go ... Read More

IATA launches new Diversity & Inclusion Awards

IATA launches new Diversity & Inclusion Awards

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019 20:30 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the launch of the IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards’ to recognize and encourage industry excellence. Three categories of ... Read More

YOTEL checks-in to Washington, DC with hotel acquisition

YOTEL checks-in to Washington, DC with hotel acquisition

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019 17:08 0

Today YOTEL announced the acquisition of the Liaison Washington Capitol Hill hotel by partners Metrovest Equities and BLDG Management. The innovative hotel group will operate ... Read More

Lithuania tourism booming and German visitors love it

Lithuania tourism booming and German visitors love it

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 24, 2019 17:50 0

Germans love to travel to Lithuania. It resulted n a record year in 2018 for Lithuania Tourism. 3,6 million people used accommodation services for at least ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019 20:07 0

In 2018, Hong Kong citizens made 92.21 million departures in 2018, averaging 12.4 departures per person! Total revenue of the city’s outbound package tours in ... Read More

European Parliament and Commission urged to move towards integrated European tourism policy

European Parliament and Commission urged to move towards integrated European tourism policy

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 16:25 0

The European Tourism Manifesto for Growth and Jobs and the World Travel & Tourism Council have today declared the urgent need for a genuine recognition ... Read More

AITA chief: Iran wants ‘balance in tourist flow rates’ with Turkey

AITA chief: Iran wants ‘balance in tourist flow rates’ with Turkey

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 16, 2019 20:25 0

Head of the Association of Iranian Travel Agents has emphasized the need to attain a balance in tourist flow rates between Iran and Turkey. “Iran ... Read More

Presidents’ Day weekend travel – what to expect?

Presidents’ Day weekend travel – what to expect?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019 20:30 0

Air travel on Presidents' Day weekend hit a record high in 2018, with more than 14 million people traveling by plane. When looking at travel ... Read More

Tourism Ministry: Foreign tourists spent $73.1 billion in China in 2018

Tourism Ministry: Foreign tourists spent $73.1 billion in China in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019 00:30 0

Foreign visitors made 30.54 million trips to China in 2018, a 4.7 percent increase than that of 2017, according to China's Ministry of Culture and ... 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

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