Tag: ocean

Strong earthquake strikes off eastern Philippines

Strong earthquake strikes off eastern Philippines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019 15:25 0

A 6.1 magnitude quake struck off the eastern Philippines on Friday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. There was no immediate report of damage. The ... 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

Flying to Hawaii unsafe on a B737-800?  Boeing declines to comment

Flying to Hawaii unsafe on a B737-800? Boeing declines to comment

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 7, 2019 00:58 4

Is it safe flying a Southwest Airline B737-800 aircraft from North America to Hawaii? This is a question many experts are asking these days. A ... Read More

Jamaica Prime Minister welcomes new H10 Spanish hotel investment

Jamaica Prime Minister welcomes new H10 Spanish hotel investment

editor editor- February 7, 2019 00:48 0

Prime Minister of Jamaica, the Most Honorable Andrew Holness, has welcomed the new US$250 million (J$34 billion) investment from Spanish Hotel chain H10, which officially ... Read More

Hawaii’s Turtle Bay Resort welcomes new Director of Food & Beverage

Hawaii’s Turtle Bay Resort welcomes new Director of Food & Beverage

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 19:05 0

Benchmark has appointed Andrew Spinelli director of food and beverage for Turtle Bay Resort, a Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property located on Oahu’s North Shore. ... Read More

Reunion at Sagasdom 2019 at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles

Reunion at Sagasdom 2019 at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- February 5, 2019 00:39 0

"La Réunion lé la" . Reunion is here was the slogan used by the Indian Ocean Island at Sagasdom 2019 at Paris Expo Porte de ... Read More

Hawaiian Airlines flight turns back 3 times before it’s cancelled

Hawaiian Airlines flight turns back 3 times before it’s cancelled

editor editor- February 3, 2019 02:05 0

Hawaiian Airlines Flight 33 scheduled to land in Maui with 207 passengers on board, turned back 3 times from Los Angeles International Airport before the ... Read More

Strong earthquake rocks Indonesia’s Sumatra

Strong earthquake rocks Indonesia’s Sumatra

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 2, 2019 15:53 0

A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of Indonesian island of Sumatra. The quake occurred 166km south-southeast of Muara Siberut. The United States ... Read More

Plane crashes into the Atlantic off Palm Beach coast

Plane crashes into the Atlantic off Palm Beach coast

editor editor- February 2, 2019 00:18 0

A Piper PA-32R, a small fixed-wing propeller plane, has crashed into the Atlantic Ocean 23 miles off the coast of Palm Beach, Florida this afternoon, ... Read More

Reunion and Madagascar Presidents discuss regional cooperation

Reunion and Madagascar Presidents discuss regional cooperation

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- January 29, 2019 01:44 0

A meeting took place between the President of the Réunion Region, Didier Robert, and the new President of the Republic of Madagascar, His Excellency Andry ... Read More

Reunion Island forges ahead with cruise tourism

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- January 29, 2019 00:35 0

Reunion Island welcomed last week the cruise ships Queen Elizabeth and THE WORLD. It was Azeddine Bouali, the Head of Reunion Cruise handling, who was ... Read More

African Regional ports body appoints Col. Andre Ciseau of Seychelles as SG of PMAESA

African Regional ports body appoints Col. Andre Ciseau of Seychelles as SG of PMAESA

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- January 28, 2019 22:14 0

Andre Ciseau from Seychelles has been confirmed as the Secretary General of the Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa (PMAESA) headquartered in Mombasa. ... Read More

Flight attendant dies on Hawaiian Airlines Honolulu – New York flight

Flight attendant dies on Hawaiian Airlines Honolulu – New York flight

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 26, 2019 07:37 0

Hawaiian Airlines flight 50 departed Daniel K. Inouye International Airport Thursday night with 253 passengers for a scheduled nonstop flight to New York, JFK airport. ... Read More

Zara Tanzania Adventures trawls 7 tons of plastic waste from Indian Ocean

Zara Tanzania Adventures trawls 7 tons of plastic waste from Indian Ocean

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 00:25 0

The biodiversity of the Indian Ocean is severely threatened by the dumping of plastic waste at sea, but a Tanzanian responsible tour company, appears to ... Read More

New adults-only all-inclusive resort opens in Florida Keys

New adults-only all-inclusive resort opens in Florida Keys

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019 17:28 0

All-inclusive, adults-only luxury resort, Bungalows Key Largo, opened on the Northernmost island of the Florida Keys. Opening as the first-ever all-inclusive in the Keys and ... Read More

Centara announces marketing cooperation with a leading Korean credit card

Centara announces marketing cooperation with a leading Korean credit card

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- January 24, 2019 07:33 0

Bangkok, Thailand – 24th January 2019  – Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, announced an agreement to cooperate with KEB Hana Card, one of ... Read More

Big 6.7 earthquake in Prince Edward Islands area

Big 6.7 earthquake in Prince Edward Islands area

editor editor- January 22, 2019 20:22 0

A huge 6.7 earthquake shook up the Prince Edward Islands area about an hour ago at 19:01:43 UTC, January 22, 2019. Read More

Alan Cumming joins Cunard’s roster of storied and sailed luminaries

Alan Cumming joins Cunard’s roster of storied and sailed luminaries

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019 17:10 0

Stage, film and TV superstar Alan Cumming joined Cunard as part of the luxury cruise line’s famed Insights program on the January 3, 2019 Transatlantic ... Read More

New Vietjet flight links Ho Chi Minh City with Van Don Island district

New Vietjet flight links Ho Chi Minh City with Van Don Island district

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019 16:07 0

Continuing in the hype of the New Year’s celebrations, Vietjet officially welcomed a new service linking Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) with Van Don. The ... Read More

Seychelles International Airways planning to start flying next year

Seychelles International Airways planning to start flying next year

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- January 22, 2019 02:12 0

Seychelles International Airways will start operations next year linking Seychelles with non-stop direct flights to Europe and the Far East. Read More

Princess Cruises’ ships rendezvous in Southeast Asia for the first time

Princess Cruises’ ships rendezvous in Southeast Asia for the first time

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 19, 2019 16:15 0

For the first time in Southeast Asia, two Princess Cruises’ ships -Diamond Princess and Sapphire Princess – have docked in several ports in Southeast Asia ... Read More

No tsunami threat after new Vanuatu earthquake

No tsunami threat after new Vanuatu earthquake

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019 15:53 0

An earthquake of 6.0 magnitude struck of the coast of Vanuatu in the Pacific Ocean on Friday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. There were ... Read More

Antigua and Barbuda ready to roll out the red carpet for adventurous Team Antigua Island Girls

Antigua and Barbuda ready to roll out the red carpet for adventurous Team Antigua Island Girls

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019 17:03 0

Antigua and Barbuda, with its strong heritage of yacht racing and moniker as the Sailing Capital of the Caribbean, is always keen for a good ... Read More

Kenya Airways to make daily flights to Seychelles as of February

Kenya Airways to make daily flights to Seychelles as of February

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 16, 2019 07:51 0

Seychelles will be more accessible to the outside world starting February 6, 2019, as Kenya Airways introduces additional flights to its services, operating on a ... Read More

Mauritius Tourism appoints Saudi representative

Mauritius Tourism appoints Saudi representative

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- January 14, 2019 22:46 0

Mauritius Tourism has appointed a tourism representative for the Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA) in Saudi Arabia. Read More

Seychelles women recognized for contributions from tourism to gender equality

Seychelles women recognized for contributions from tourism to gender equality

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- January 14, 2019 21:15 0

Three Seychelles women have been recognized and awarded by CEO Global for the important roles they have played in fields from tourism to gender equality. Read More

Hawaii Island has a new tourist hotspot in the making

Hawaii Island has a new tourist hotspot in the making

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 11, 2019 09:20 0

Hawaii Island, also known as the Big Island of Hawaii welcomes a new tourism hotspot in the making. It'a new black sand beach located at Isaac ... Read More

Popular tourist beaches in Hawaii closed due to bacteria

Popular tourist beaches in Hawaii closed due to bacteria

editor editor- January 11, 2019 00:39 0

High bacteria levels in ocean water have caused the closing of three Hawaii tourist beaches in the Aloha State. Read More

Thrill seekers with $105K to spare invited to visit Titanic

Thrill seekers with $105K to spare invited to visit Titanic

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2019 17:20 0

An American company, which had previously planned to dive to the Titanic wreck site in May 2018, announced that it will be conducting a so-called ... Read More

Why Seychelles should be on everyone’s 2019 travel list

Why Seychelles should be on everyone’s 2019 travel list

editor editor- January 7, 2019 22:45 3

Alain St.Ange shared his thoughts and expertise on why he believes Seychelles should be on everyone’s travel list for 2019. Read More

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