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Air Partner’s Travel division celebrates 20th anniversary

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

The Travel division of Air Partner plc, the global aviation services group, is this month celebrating 20 years of organizing ... Read More

Kaanapali Beach in Maui compared with other dangerous beaches after deadly shark attack

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019

"Aloha from the Maui Visitors Bureau. The office is now closed in observance of the holiday." This is the recording ... Read More

Maritime security the Seychelles way

mm Alain St.Ange- May 25, 2019

Africa’s smallest nation is setting a standard for safe sustainable seas through the prosecution of pirates, international maritime cooperation, and ... Read More

International cooperation between Seychelles and a Baltic Island: Minister Dogley visits German beach clean-up project

editor editor- May 23, 2019

The Seychelles Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine; Didier Dogley, in the company of the Honorary Consul General ... Read More

Places worth visiting to get inspired to study

editor editor- May 23, 2019

Sometimes, a student just needs to feel inspired. It happens when one is demotivated and not interested in studying anymore. ... Read More

Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa expands horizon for African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2019

The Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa (PMAESA) with members in 9 African Countries joined the African Tourism ... Read More

One Country, One People, One Seychelles: Tourism but no militarization

mm Alain St.Ange- May 22, 2019

This presentation is about Seychelles, the people, our hopes and our dreams.  It is from the people and for the ... Read More

Raffles Hotels & Resorts announces opening of new hotels in China and the Maldives

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

Raffles Hotels & Resorts announced the opening of two important new landmark hotels, Raffles Shenzhen and Raffles Maldives Meradhoo. Both ... Read More

RIU Hotels & Resorts opens two new hotels in the Maldives

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

The RIU Hotels & Resorts chain has just opened two hotels in the Maldives. Riu Atoll and Riu Palace Maldivas ... Read More

Tanzania’s oldest beach hotel to undergo major facelift before upgrading to 5-star status

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- May 20, 2019

Indian Ocean’s Kunduchi Beach Hotel in Tanzania’s capital Dar es Salaam will undergo a major facelift to upgrade it into ... Read More

Her Art Here: United Airlines unveils aircraft paint job designs by female artists

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019

Today United Airlines revealed the two winning designs, selected through a combination of official judging and public voting, for Her ... Read More

Driving intra-African connectivity and cooperation through Alliance and partnership

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 17, 2019

The African Tourism Board is currently working hard to build partnerships within the aviation industry. "Seeing Africa as one destination ... Read More

Montréal to welcome over 113,000 cruise passengers in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

In 2019, 24 cruise ships representing 17 different companies will make 76 stops in the Port of Montréal. In total, ... Read More

Which island nation consumes the most champagne in Africa?

mm Alain St.Ange- May 15, 2019

Drinking champagne is a must in several events organised by tourism establishments in Seychelles. The festive mood that the sea ... Read More

Tanzanian tour operators plan to turn Dar Es Salaam into Paris of East Africa

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- May 14, 2019

Tanzania Tanzanian tour operators are mulling over the idea of turning the country’s commercial center of Dar Es Salaam into ... Read More

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

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 14, 2019

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

Hawaii Tourism: Sunset on the Beach series returns to Waikiki

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

Honolulu visitors and residents in search of a little family-friendly fun this summer in Waikiki will be pleased to know ... Read More

South Africa Tourism Ministry and African Tourism Board Officials meet and agree with SA President Cyril Ramaphosa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 4, 2019

African Tourism Board Vice President Cuthbert Ncube today at Indaba in Durban met with the Honorable Deputy Minister of Tourism ... Read More

Spain’s secret: Txakoli wines

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- May 4, 2019

The first mention of Txakoli (pronounced cha-ko-lee) wines dates back to 1520. The wine was locally consumed and rarely enjoyed ... 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

SeaWorld San Antonio opens state-of-the-art Turtle Reef habitat

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019

Today, SeaWorld San Antonio unveiled Turtle Reef, featuring a first-of-its-kind biofiltration habitat. Guests can get an up-close look at endangered ... Read More

Hilton Garden Inn expands footprint in Africa

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019

Hilton Garden Inn is celebrating strong growth in Africa with four open properties and an additional 14 in the pipeline ... Read More

Tanzania government sticks to its fists over privatized state hotels

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 30, 2019

The Tanzania government once again warned investors over a possible re-possession of poorly-performing hotels and lodges in northern Tanzania wildlife ... Read More

Emirates renews its commitment to Seychelles at the Arabian Trade Fair in Dubai

editor editor- April 30, 2019

The partnership between Emirates and destination Seychelles continues to grow, as both parties signed a renewed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), outlining ... Read More

Comores and Mozambique in dire need of assistance after deadly Cyclone Kenneth

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 27, 2019

Cyclone Kenneth raged Mozambique and the Indian Ocean Island Country Comoros today. Tourists took shelter at Comores airport and Ibo Fort ... Read More

Centel Announces all-times high and annual cash dividend

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019

Central Plaza Hotel Public Company Limited (“CENTEL”) (SET: CENTEL) today announced that the shareholders in their AGM 1/2562 have passed ... Read More

Puerto Rico Tourism: Out with the old, in with the new

editor editor- April 25, 2019

“Since our inception last July, we hit the ground running to accelerate the tourism economy,” said Brad Dean, CEO of ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

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

Beach Vacation: What you do if a shark is about to attack?

editor editor- April 24, 2019

Shark attack! The United States is the most dangerous country in the world when it comes to bloody encounters between ... Read More

First and Foremost to launch real-time link between ME hotels and tour operators at ATM

editor editor- April 23, 2019

Dubai-based hospitality and travel group company First and Foremost Travel Connections, is launching a dynamic B2B hotel booking system at ... Read More

Airbus selects seven finalist teams to shape the future of aerospace

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019

Airbus experts have selected seven teams for the 2019 final of world-class competition Fly Your Ideas which invites students from ... Read More

Key West welcomes visitors to its annual island-wide Pride festivities

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019

Renowned for its “One Human Family” philosophy of unity and equality, Key West is to welcome visitors to its annual ... Read More

Two Australian Heroes killed when saving a tourist from drowning

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019

Tourism and Dairy are popular in  Port Campbell, a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. The town is on the Great ... Read More

Terror Attack on Shangri La, Kingsbury Hotel and three churches in Sri Lanka

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019

The Shangri La Hotel Colombo, the Kingsbury Hotel and three churches in Kochchikade and Negombo were targeted by terrorists today ... Read More

Russian billionaire buys world’s first private icebreaker

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 20, 2019

One of the top 50 richest Russians, banker Oleg Tinkov, wants to present what he calls a first private icebreaker ... Read More

World’s top 10 sustainable places to stay revealed

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019

Travel is not just about seeing the wonders of the earth but understanding our impact upon it. With increasing frequency, ... Read More