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Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth kicks off inaugural season in Alaska

Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth kicks off inaugural season in Alaska

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019 00:15 0

Luxury cruise line Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth kicked off the company’s return to Alaska today in their West Coast homeport of Vancouver, Canada. Queen Elizabeth will ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 19:05 0

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday released a survey finding that Americans avoided an estimated 47.5 million auto trips due to highway congestion in 2018—costing ... Read More

Frankfurt’s diverse tourism portfolio beckons Gulf visitors ahead of summer season

Frankfurt’s diverse tourism portfolio beckons Gulf visitors ahead of summer season

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 16:15 0

Frankfurt, the second most frequented city in Germany by GCC tourists, is promoting its myriad of tourist attractions, shopping facilities, cultural festivals and medical clinics ... Read More

Holland America’s Westerdam explores eight Asian countries in 2019-20 Season

Holland America’s Westerdam explores eight Asian countries in 2019-20 Season

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 20:07 0

The cosmopolitan cities and rich traditions of the Far East unfold for guests on Holland America Line's Westerdam when the ship embarks on its 2019-20 ... Read More

EscapeMaker to host all women-led first-ever Virtual Agritourism Conference

EscapeMaker to host all women-led first-ever Virtual Agritourism Conference

editor editor- May 9, 2019 22:39 1

Fourteen women industry experts join forces to create an evergreen educational resource for innkeepers, farmers, winemakers, craft beverage producers and ag-related destinations to grow their ... Read More

European Tourism: Positive start to 2019, but challenges lie ahead

European Tourism: Positive start to 2019, but challenges lie ahead

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019 22:11 0

According to the European Travel Commission's latest quarterly report, "European Tourism - Trends & Prospects 2019", Europe kicked off 2019 on a positive note following ... Read More

German National Tourist Board wraps up successful participation at Arabian Travel Market

German National Tourist Board wraps up successful participation at Arabian Travel Market

editor editor- May 8, 2019 23:22 0

The German National Tourist Board (GNTB) together with a host of leading German tourism trade partners, has wrapped up another highly successful participation in this ... Read More

Italian Tourist Tax receipts in Italy: A record for 2019

Italian Tourist Tax receipts in Italy: A record for 2019

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 6, 2019 21:17 0

The Italy City Tourist Tax for the year 2019 is foreseen to reach a new record of 600 million euro. This result is estimated by ... Read More

UAE visitor numbers to Finland increased by 20.6% in 2018

UAE visitor numbers to Finland increased by 20.6% in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 18:20 0

Finland welcomed almost 12,000 tourists from the UAE in 2018 revealed Visit Finland, the Finnish tourist authority, as it returned to Arabian Travel Market with ... Read More

UK leaps to second place as most important tourism source market for Germany

UK leaps to second place as most important tourism source market for Germany

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 16:30 0

The UK has leapt into second place worldwide as the most important source market for incoming overnights to Germany. Only the Netherlands, with its adjoining ... Read More

28 killed in Portugal bus crash, many German tourists

28 killed in Portugal bus crash, many German tourists

editor editor- April 17, 2019 22:19 0

A bus reported to be carrying tourists, including many from Germany, crashed on the island of Madeira in Portugal, killing at least 28. Filipe Sousa, ... Read More

How is Germany doing on its goal of 2 million Indian tourists?

How is Germany doing on its goal of 2 million Indian tourists?

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- April 17, 2019 02:51 0

At an annual media meeting today, April 16, in Delhi, India, Romit Theophilus, Director of Marketing & Sales Office India for the German National Tourist ... Read More

Princess Cruises returns to Tahiti in 2020

Princess Cruises returns to Tahiti in 2020

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019 18:40 0

In 2020, Princess Cruises guests will enjoy the welcoming spirit and idyllic islands of French Polynesia when the cruise line returns to Tahiti with the ... Read More

GCC produces 1.8 million overnight stays in Germany during 2018

GCC produces 1.8 million overnight stays in Germany during 2018

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2019 07:23 0

The German National Tourist Board (GNTB) has announced that it will be showcasing a range of key destinations at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2019, which ... Read More

New Ethiopian crash report: What happened in the final moments?

New Ethiopian crash report: What happened in the final moments?

editor editor- April 3, 2019 18:33 0

The newest report that broke overnight about the Ethiopian airline crash states that the pilots initially followed Boeing's emergency procedure before the fatal crash. The ... Read More

Nepal Tourism Board CEO: Tourists not affected in deadly storm in remote southern plains

Nepal Tourism Board CEO: Tourists not affected in deadly storm in remote southern plains

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019 01:40 0

Tourists in Nepal are not affected in today's deadly storm. The Nepal Prime minister KP Sharma Oli expressed his condolences in a tweet and said that ... Read More

Holland America Line explores Mexican Riviera in 2019-2020

Holland America Line explores Mexican Riviera in 2019-2020

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 23:45 0

Holland America Line guests looking to bask in the Mexican Riviera's sun-kissed climate and vibrant culture will have 20 cruises and three ships to choose ... Read More

Holland America Line sets sail for coastal towns of Canada and New England

Holland America Line sets sail for coastal towns of Canada and New England

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 19:18 0

In 2020 Holland America Line's Amsterdam, Zaandam and Zuiderdam will transport guests to the stunning coastlines and historic cities of Canada and New England on ... Read More

Williamsburg Tourism Council selects Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer

Williamsburg Tourism Council selects Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 19:32 0

The Williamsburg Tourism Council (WTC) is pleased to announce that Vicki Cimino has been selected as their new Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer. After a 5-month ... Read More

UK remains 3rd most important European source market for Germany incoming; Ireland passes half million mark

UK remains 3rd most important European source market for Germany incoming; Ireland passes half million mark

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- March 5, 2019 11:31 0

2019 – with an increase of 4% in overnight stays, the German National Tourist Office UK and Ireland (GNTO) has retained its position as the ... Read More

Seattle Celebrates Record-Breaking Tourism Season with More Than 40 Million Visitors in 2018

Seattle Celebrates Record-Breaking Tourism Season with More Than 40 Million Visitors in 2018

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- March 5, 2019 11:11 0

Seattle and King Country saw record visitor volume, expenditures, tax contributions and travel-related employment for Seattle and King County in 2018 for the ninth year ... Read More

Dubai welcomed almost 16 million international overnight visitors in 2018

Dubai welcomed almost 16 million international overnight visitors in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019 18:25 6

According to the latest data released today by Dubai’s Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), Dubai hosted 15.92 million international overnight visitors in ... Read More

Cologne Tourism: Moderate growth at a high level in 2018

Cologne Tourism: Moderate growth at a high level in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019 15:16 0

Moderate growth at a high level: that’s a short summary of Cologne’s successful tourism year 2018. After very positive growth in 2017 and a weaker ... Read More

Badass women dominating adventure travel

Badass women dominating adventure travel

editor editor- February 22, 2019 02:59 0

In honor of International Women’s Day (IWD), Friday, March 8, 2019, these inspiring travel professionals are working to make outdoor travel a more balanced place ... Read More

Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth returns to Australia

Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth returns to Australia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 18:15 0

Luxury cruise line Cunard has announced that it’s second largest ship, Queen Elizabeth will return to Australia for an unparalleled 118 days over from November ... Read More

New Island Paradise Mergui Archipelago: Chic eco-resort opening

New Island Paradise Mergui Archipelago: Chic eco-resort opening

editor editor- February 13, 2019 05:05 0

A chic, back-to-nature resort. Awei Pila,  has opened recently in the remote tropical Mergui archipelago, off the coast of southern Myanmar and Thailand, offering exclusive ... Read More

IBTM Arabia: Measuring the value of events

IBTM Arabia: Measuring the value of events

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019 15:45 0

Answering the question ‘What value does an event have?’ can be challenging – how do you measure something where the concept of success is difficult ... Read More

Indian tourists flock to Austria

Indian tourists flock to Austria

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019 20:22 0

Austria continues to draw more and more Indians and the situation is only going to get better, considering new developments in the well-positioned European nation, ... 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

Japan Tourism launches new website and video series

Japan Tourism launches new website and video series

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 22:15 0

The Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) has announced the launch of a new website and video series dedicated to the Tohoku region, the "hidden gem" ... Read More

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