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Spain-Holiday.com has new owners

Spain-Holiday.com has new owners

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2019 07:20 0

The Spanish holiday rental platform, Spain-Holiday.com, has new owners from the 1st of April. The company’s founder and sole owner until the end of March, ... Read More

The perplexing search for purplicious luggage and the perils of windmills

The perplexing search for purplicious luggage and the perils of windmills

Dr. Anton Anderssen - special to eTN Dr. Anton Anderssen - special to eTN- April 12, 2019 22:43 0

April is Stress Awareness Month, but it is also National Humor Month, so I thought I’d go out on a limb and talk about something ... Read More

Airline leadership changes hands from father to son

Airline leadership changes hands from father to son

editor editor- April 12, 2019 00:55 0

The executive team of Porter Airlines is reorganizing to ensure continuity for its immediate and future development. Effective immediately, Robert Deluce, Porter’s founding president and ... Read More

Hotelbeds confirms strategic partnership with KILIT HOSPITALITY GROUP

Hotelbeds confirms strategic partnership with KILIT HOSPITALITY GROUP

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 16:10 0

Hotelbeds has announced today a strategic distribution partnership with KILIT HOSPITALITY GROUP, Turkey’s largest leisure hotel company and the owners of Crystal Hotel Chain, Amara ... Read More

Keeping Alitalia airline afloat: 900 million euro bridge loan conversion

Keeping Alitalia airline afloat: 900 million euro bridge loan conversion

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- April 11, 2019 04:06 3

Italy’s last council of ministers have approved a new decree law with 11 new rules presented by the Minister of Economic Development, Luigi Di Maio. ... Read More

Arab Hotel Investment Conference is back: Why it’s so amazing

Arab Hotel Investment Conference is back: Why it’s so amazing

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- April 11, 2019 03:44 0

Last year, the move of the 14th Arab Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) from Dubai Jumeirah Madinat to the neighboring Emirate Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) was ... Read More

Travel Leaders Network embarks upon major international expansion

Travel Leaders Network embarks upon major international expansion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 22:25 0

Travel Leaders Network, North America's largest travel agency organization, in partnership with sister company Travel Leaders Corporate, has embarked upon a large-scale international expansion program ... Read More

Egypt Tourism Minister: Tourism is key to rapprochement and peace

Egypt Tourism Minister: Tourism is key to rapprochement and peace

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 22:15 0

Egyptian Tourism Minister Rania al-Mashat and winner of IIPT Award said that Tourism and travel are the key to peaceful borders, cultural exchanges, bridge-building, communication, ... Read More

Vietjet launches direct route between Hong Kong and Phu Quoc

Vietjet launches direct route between Hong Kong and Phu Quoc

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 9, 2019 17:30 0

Today in Hong Kong, Vietjet announced the commercial launch of a new route linking Hong Kong and Phu Quoc Island, one of Vietnam’s best loved ... Read More

Ailing Avianca’s plan to sell airport slots might be rejected

Ailing Avianca’s plan to sell airport slots might be rejected

editor editor- April 8, 2019 21:12 0

Avianca is the fourth largest airline in Brazil, and it has been in judicial recovery since December of last year with debts of approximately R$500 ... Read More

Amtrak puts up $90 million into train tourism

Amtrak puts up $90 million into train tourism

editor editor- April 8, 2019 20:55 0

“By investing in the modernization of Baltimore Penn Station, Amtrak seeks to transform central Baltimore into a premier regional transportation hub that will provide new ... Read More

Istanbul New Airport: First flight was to Ankara and a proud Turkish Nation is celebrating

Istanbul New Airport: First flight was to Ankara and a proud Turkish Nation is celebrating

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 6, 2019 14:06 3

The Great Move to Istanbul Airport concluded. A proud city, a proud country and a proud airline are celebrating today in Turkey. Turkish Airlines says ... Read More

United Airlines appoints new VP

United Airlines appoints new VP

editor editor- April 5, 2019 19:06 0

United Airlines today announced Michael Leskinen has been named vice president of Corporate Development and Investor Relations. Leskinen currently serves as managing director of Investor Relations. ... Read More

What smart travelers know

What smart travelers know

editor editor- April 5, 2019 02:56 0

A record-breaking number of Americans are traveling, but most are unprepared for the journey - more than 90% of US travelers don't know their rights, ... Read More

The Internet knows you are planning a vacation and will charge you more

The Internet knows you are planning a vacation and will charge you more

editor editor- April 5, 2019 01:05 0

People are starting to plan their summer vacation, and for many, the planning process itself is the beginning of a well-deserved rest. However, it does ... Read More

Cable Car to be introduced on Mount Kilimanjaro, amid protest

Cable Car to be introduced on Mount Kilimanjaro, amid protest

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- April 4, 2019 16:09 0

A cable car is to be rolled out on Mount Kilimanjaro by a foreign company to improve access and boost tourism, amid strong protest from ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines has a statement on preliminary crash report

Ethiopian Airlines has a statement on preliminary crash report

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 15:06 0

Ethiopian Airlines had a tragic year so far, but it appears without fault to the carrier. The preliminary report about ET 302 crash on March ... Read More

Climate Resilience Program for Travel & Tourism announced at WTTC Global Summit

Climate Resilience Program for Travel & Tourism announced at WTTC Global Summit

editor editor- April 3, 2019 22:52 2

Speaking today at the WTTC Global Summit in Seville, Professor Geoffrey Lipman, SUNx Co-founder and President of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP), a ... Read More

Integration of sports with tourism to enhance Sharjah’s global profile

Integration of sports with tourism to enhance Sharjah’s global profile

editor editor- March 30, 2019 21:24 0

HE Khalid Jasim Al Midfa, Chairman of the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority and Vice Chairman of the Sharjah International Marine Sports Club (SIMSC), ... Read More

India stakeholders focus on sustainable development of Heritage Tourism

India stakeholders focus on sustainable development of Heritage Tourism

editor editor- March 30, 2019 00:54 0

PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI) organized the 8th India Heritage Tourism Conclave with the theme “Sustainable Tourism Management at World Heritage Sites” on ... Read More

Peacock Aviation taking legal action against Gambia carrier

Peacock Aviation taking legal action against Gambia carrier

Lucky Onoriode George - eTN Nigeria Lucky Onoriode George - eTN Nigeria- March 29, 2019 20:21 0

Nigerian Peacock Aviation company that worked as General Sales Agency (GSA) for the Gambian Mid Africa Aviation Company Ltd. that traded in Nigeria under the ... Read More

Aviation Safety: Fatigue management

Aviation Safety: Fatigue management

editor editor- March 28, 2019 22:16 0

In aviation operations, managing fatigue is important because it diminishes an individual’s ability to perform almost all operational tasks. This clearly has implications for operational efficiency, but in ... Read More

African Tourism Board Launch: Climate Friendly Travel initiative “Partnerships for Change” to be revealed

African Tourism Board Launch: Climate Friendly Travel initiative “Partnerships for Change” to be revealed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019 06:20 0

The African Tourism Board Launch at the World Travel Market in Cape Town on April 11 will be the place Brussels based Professor Geoffrey Lipman ... 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

TableVision:  A virtual reality training solution for waitstaff on cruises

TableVision: A virtual reality training solution for waitstaff on cruises

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019 19:23 0

Pixvana, a virtual reality solutions provider, today announced that it has partnered with Seabourn, to create and launch “TableVision”, a virtual reality training solution for waitstaff.  ... Read More

Do Millennials want “the Grands” along when they travel?

Do Millennials want “the Grands” along when they travel?

editor editor- March 26, 2019 18:59 0

It’s no surprise that Millennials love to “do it for the ‘gram.” But when it comes to travel buddies, it’s Millennials’ desire to travel with ... Read More

British Airways Pilots thought Edinburg was in Germany and landed in the wrong city

British Airways Pilots thought Edinburg was in Germany and landed in the wrong city

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 26, 2019 02:52 0

Passengers at London City Airport today boarded British Airways flight BA3281 assuming they would fly to Duesseldorf, Germany but were surprised when landing they saw ... Read More

AFRAA Secretary General talks about aviation

AFRAA Secretary General talks about aviation

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- March 26, 2019 02:10 0

It is true that our industry is full of untapped potential for growth as many industry studies attest. All the challenges that hinder our success ... Read More

Seychelles welcomes another set of hospitality professionals

Seychelles welcomes another set of hospitality professionals

editor editor- March 25, 2019 22:42 0

The tourism industry of Seychelles, the country’s leading economic pillar, will greatly benefit as it welcomes home 11 hospitality professionals, following the completion of their ... Read More

Five challenges confronting Meetings Industry in 2019

Five challenges confronting Meetings Industry in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 18:01 0

Tight meeting budgets, time pressures, organizational issues, a lack of creativity from hotels, increasingly complex and costly mandates in catering, a need for more dynamic ... Read More

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