Tag: Norwegian

Korea’s Busan to boost Culture Capital status with new entertainment venues

Korea’s Busan to boost Culture Capital status with new entertainment venues

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 17:50 0

Principal Korean port city Busan is set to further expand its arts and entertainment facilities over the next three years in response to growing demand ... Read More

Coca-Cola’s ‘political-correctness-gone-mad’ Ramadan campaign irks Norwegians

Coca-Cola’s ‘political-correctness-gone-mad’ Ramadan campaign irks Norwegians

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 17:30 0

A campaign launched by Coca-Cola Norway aimed at celebrating the Islamic holy month of Ramadan has sparked accusations of political correctness gone mad, with some ... Read More

Strike: Scandinavian Airlines SAS about to refuse 70,000+ passengers

Strike: Scandinavian Airlines SAS about to refuse 70,000+ passengers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 26, 2019 09:17 0

More than 70,000 passengers may get stranded today flying through, from or to airports in Scandinavia. This is a social media post by SAS CEO Rickard ... Read More

Ideal ocean cruise ship: Ship sizes and what they mean for your cruise

Ideal ocean cruise ship: Ship sizes and what they mean for your cruise

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 01:35 0

Ships sizes range from megaships (over 4,000 passengers) to very small vessels and luxury yachts whose passengers number in mere dozens, and knowing the differences ... Read More

Norwegian Sun returns to Port Canaveral  for second year of Cuba cruises

Norwegian Sun returns to Port Canaveral  for second year of Cuba cruises

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2019 01:05 0

Norwegian Cruise Line’s Sun returns to Port Canaveral today for a second season of popular cruises from the Port to Cuba, as well as excursions ... Read More

Antigua and Barbuda strengthens its partner relations for win-win solutions for the upcoming cruise season 2019/2020

Antigua and Barbuda strengthens its partner relations for win-win solutions for the upcoming cruise season 2019/2020

editor editor- April 12, 2019 18:33 0

Antigua & Barbuda’s Tourism Delegation led by the Hon. H. Charles Fernandez held a series of meetings with the country’s critical cruise line Partners  at ... Read More

Sea cruise 2019-2020: What is the Italian trend?

Sea cruise 2019-2020: What is the Italian trend?

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- April 12, 2019 00:24 0

Sea cruising in Italy is starting to grow again, aligning itself with the international trend. This is the message of the president of Cemar Agency ... Read More

Denmark airport welcomes opening of Norwegian Air base

Denmark airport welcomes opening of Norwegian Air base

editor editor- April 3, 2019 03:06 0

Billund Airport in Denmark confirmed that low-cost airline Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA, more commonly and simply known as Norwegian, opened a new base at the ... Read More

Viking Sky cruise ship safely towed to Norwegian port, 643 passengers rescued, 20 hospitalized

Viking Sky cruise ship safely towed to Norwegian port, 643 passengers rescued, 20 hospitalized

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 24, 2019 16:12 0

A luxury Viking Sun cruise ship that was left floating due to engine failure and nearly crashed into the rocks in rough waters has safely ... Read More

Passenger evacuation underway from Viking Sky cruise ship stranded off Norway

Passenger evacuation underway from Viking Sky cruise ship stranded off Norway

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 23, 2019 17:10 0

The cruise ship Viking Sky, which lost engine power and drifted towards land off Norway earlier on Saturday managed to start one of its engines ... Read More

Airlines demanding compensation from Boeing for 737 Max fiasco losses

Airlines demanding compensation from Boeing for 737 Max fiasco losses

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 17:20 0

Airlines are beginning to demand compensation from Boeing as revenue losses are expected to mount after the troubled Boeing MAX 737 was grounded around the ... Read More

Travel agents add search filter that allows tourists to block Boeing 737 MAX in their queries

Travel agents add search filter that allows tourists to block Boeing 737 MAX in their queries

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 17:35 0

Tourist agencies and travel websites have started to adjust search options allowing their clientele to choose the jet type on which they fly amid safety ... Read More

Boeing 737 MAX 8: Who is grounding controversial plane and who is not?

Boeing 737 MAX 8: Who is grounding controversial plane and who is not?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019 18:25 0

The list of the carriers that are grounding the controversial Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft and the countries that are banning it from their airspace ... Read More

Dead on Ethiopian Airlines: Sarah Auffret of Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators

Dead on Ethiopian Airlines: Sarah Auffret of Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 12, 2019 08:32 0

"I believe we do our best when we enjoy what we are doing." These were the words of Sarah Auffret, a famous member of the global ... Read More

Boeing 737 Max not safe? 2 Crashes, 62 airlines in danger?

Boeing 737 Max not safe? 2 Crashes, 62 airlines in danger?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 10:50 1

How safe is the brand new Boeing 737 Max 8? This a legitimate question to ask while search and rescue operations are in progress in Ethiopia after ... Read More

Women with altitude: Five times equality won in aviation during 2018

Women with altitude: Five times equality won in aviation during 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 15:32 0

To commemorate International Women’s Day five key developments for women in aviation last year are celebrated, as an industry historically dominated by men continues its ... Read More

World’s most “punctual” airlines (the results are sad)

World’s most “punctual” airlines (the results are sad)

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 20:25 0

Any passenger planning on boarding a long-haul flight, which includes any flight that requires five or more hours of travel time, should brace themselves for ... Read More

Texas is latest US state to blacklist Airbnb for anti-Israel actions

Texas is latest US state to blacklist Airbnb for anti-Israel actions

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 18:25 0

Texas is adding home sharing firm Airbnb to a short list of companies that cannot receive state investments because it removes Israeli-owned rentals in the ... Read More

Disney Cruise Line returns to Greece

Disney Cruise Line returns to Greece

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 2, 2019 21:15 0

In summer 2020, Disney Cruise Line will embark on a variety of itineraries around the world, including a long-awaited return to Greece and the addition ... Read More

​World’s first hybrid cruise ship completes sea trial

​World’s first hybrid cruise ship completes sea trial

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019 21:06 0

Hurtigruten’s MS Roald Amundsen is nearing completion at Kleven Yard. This weekend the world’s first hybrid powered cruise ship completed her first sea trials in ... Read More

European airlines lead 2018 a la carte revenue estimate at $22.5 billion

European airlines lead 2018 a la carte revenue estimate at $22.5 billion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 16:37 0

The latest airline industry report estimated airline a la carte revenue at $65 billion worldwide for 2018. Each year IdeaWorksCompany analyses the ancillary revenue disclosures ... Read More

Cruising 2019: List of all cruise ships set to launch this year released

Cruising 2019: List of all cruise ships set to launch this year released

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019 21:28 0

Every year, the world welcomes a variety of new ocean and river-faring cruise ships, and 2019 is no exception. In total, the cruise industry will ... Read More

World’s most northerly “Grand Dame” hotel set to relaunch

World’s most northerly “Grand Dame” hotel set to relaunch

editor editor- February 6, 2019 23:25 0

First opened in 1870 to welcome aristocratic Britons in search of the world's best salmon fishing, Trondheim's Britannia Hotel will reopen on April 1 after ... Read More

Miami International Airport: 45 million passengers for the first time ever

Miami International Airport: 45 million passengers for the first time ever

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019 18:28 0

Miami International Airport passed the 45-million-passenger milestone for the first time ever in 2018, serving nearly one million more travelers than the previous year. The ... Read More

Air France junks Millennial-oriented Joon airline brand

Air France junks Millennial-oriented Joon airline brand

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

Air France/KLM’s Joon - a Millennial-oriented airline brand, created to compete with the low-cost sector in Europe and long-haul, is to be axed just after ... Read More

It pays to be picky: Cruise prices drop by up to 31% in 2019

It pays to be picky: Cruise prices drop by up to 31% in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2019 18:38 0

Fancy escaping the harsh winter with a lush tropical cruise getaway? Good news: prices for many cruises in January 2019 are significantly lower than they ... Read More

Irish carrier named ‘worst short-haul airline’ for the sixth year running

Irish carrier named ‘worst short-haul airline’ for the sixth year running

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 5, 2019 17:11 0

According to the latest survey of UK airline passengers, low-cost Irish carrier Ryanair ranked at the very bottom of 19 carriers flying from the UK. ... Read More

Swiss – Spanish Citizen involved in beheading tourists in Morocco?

Swiss – Spanish Citizen involved in beheading tourists in Morocco?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018 00:33 0

The mastermind and teacher who helped ISIS members in Morocco to kill and later beheaded 2 tourists from Denmark and Norway may be a dual ... Read More

Tourists killed and beheaded in terror attack in Morocco: Arrests made

Tourists killed and beheaded in terror attack in Morocco: Arrests made

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 25, 2018 21:36 2

The arrests were made in several cities in the kingdom, bringing to 18 the number of people detained over the double-murder, said Abdelhak Khiam, head of Morocco's central ... Read More

IAG: Final assault on CEO of Norwegian Air?

IAG: Final assault on CEO of Norwegian Air?

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- December 4, 2018 14:48 3

Willie Walsh, CEO of the International Airlines Group (IAG), decided to give the final assault to Norwegian Air Shuttle. Read More

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