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Portugal named World’s Leading Destination at World Travel Awards 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2019

Portugal was anointed as the World’s Leading Destination at the World Travel Awards 2019, for the third year in a ... Read More

Ascot is Europe’s leading serviced apartment brand at world travel awards 2019

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019

The Ascott  has won Europe’s Leading Serviced Apartment Brand 2019 for its Citadines properties for the fourth year running, along ... Read More

Seychelles’ Best recognized at World Travel Awards in Mauritius

editor editor- June 4, 2019

Seychelles’ best performing tourism related businesses have been recognized at the 26th Edition of the World Travel Awards (WTA) in ... Read More

Luxury Cruising: Silversea celebrates silver jubilee

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

Silversea Cruises serves 25 years as a luxury cruise line. Silversea has unlocked the authentic beauty of the world for ... Read More

Qatar Airways lands in Malta for the first time

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

Qatar Airways’ inaugural flight from Doha to Malta landed at Malta International Airport on Tuesday 4 June 2019, marking the ... Read More

Sustainability Report published by Qatar Airways

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

Qatar Airways Group today published its Sustainability Report 18 (covering the period 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018), detailing ... Read More

With 71 new jet deliveries, TAP Air Portugal launches new Chicago, San Francisco & Washington, DC flights

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

TAP Air Portugal just added the 100th aircraft to its fleet, an Airbus A330neo, as the carrier prepares to inaugurate ... Read More

750,000 EU nationals apply for UK residence ahead of Brexit

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

Britain has received 750,000 applications from EU citizens seeking to settle in the UK in the first four months of ... Read More

Organizing the rape of children: A lucrative tourism business for former Israeli soldier

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

Tourists travel to Colombia often loo0king for drugs and to rape children. This is a  very dark side of tourism. ... Read More

Qatar Airways and Qatar National Tourism Council partner for ‘Summer in Qatar’ program

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

Qatar Airways partnered with Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) to offer passengers up to 25 per cent discount on airfares ... Read More

What is the most important prize in Chinese international tourism?

editor editor- May 18, 2019

by Apolónia Rodrigues, special to eTN The Chinese Tourist Welcome (CTW) Award issued a Bronze prize in the Innovation category ... Read More

RIU Hotels and Preverisk Group working in partnership for hotel sustainability

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

RIU Hotels & Resorts is pursuing its commitment to hotel sustainability together with its partner company Preverisk Group (Gestión de ... Read More

Tourism in Tel Aviv is one big party this week with Eurovision

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019

Tourism is booming in Tel Aviv this week with hotels sold out, residents staying with relatives to rent their rooms ... Read More

Airbus first in the Americas: Azul A330neo

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 13, 2019

he first A330neo of the Americas has been delivered to Azul Linhas Aéreas on lease from Avolon, becoming the first ... Read More

African Tourism Board Friends of the Media Network now in 28 countries

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 12, 2019

Africa is a hot travel and tourism focus for the press.  The African Tourism Board friends of the ATB media ... Read More

UNWTO Secretary-General to present Platino Award for Cinema and Education

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Zurab Pololikashvili will recognize the Ibero-American film industry´s commitment to sustainability, openness ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019

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

Is there a gender difference in the travel habits of Americans?

editor editor- May 8, 2019

Is there a difference in how American men and women travel? Does one gender travel more than the other? Does ... Read More

Can you take an iconic road trip in an electric vehicle?

editor editor- May 7, 2019

Electric vehicles (EVs). They need recharging just like a fossil-fuel car needs to stop in at a gas pump. But ... Read More

Eurovision Song Contest in Israel: A terror target for Islamic Jihads?

The Media Line The Media Line- May 5, 2019

The Eurovision Song Contest, a massively popular annual competition, a major travel and tourism event, is set to take place ... 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

United Airlines announces first-ever nonstop New York/Newark-Cape Town service

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019

United Airlines today announced tickets are now available for purchase for the first-ever nonstop service by a U.S. carrier between ... Read More

Qatar Airways expands agreement with Royal Air Maroc, launches services to Rabat

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that it will launch flights to Rabat, Morocco on 29 May 2019. Services to ... Read More

WestJet and Air France deal gives passengers access to seven cities in France, Italy and Greece

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019

WestJet today announced that guests now have convenient access from Paris' Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) to seven cities in ... Read More

Shangri La Hotel Colombo Veteran Chef killed with 160 people in 6 terror attacks in Sri Lanka

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019

Shangri La Colombo Veteran chef Shantha Mayadunne and her daughter are among 138 or more dead this morning at 6 ... Read More

28 killed in Portugal bus crash, many German tourists

editor editor- April 17, 2019

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

55.9 million travelers: Passenger traffic in Portuguese airports up 5.8%

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2019

Portuguese airports traffic increased by 6.2% in the first quarter of the year to over 11 million passengers, compared to ... Read More

UNWTO Convenes Cities in Lisbon to Cooperate on a Sustainable and Inclusive Urban Tourism Agenda

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019

The first UNWTO Mayors Forum for Sustainable Urban Tourism, co-organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Ministry of Economy ... Read More

TAP Air Portugal cuts the ribbon for its first A321LR

editor editor- April 5, 2019

Lisbon-based TAP Air Portugal has taken delivery of its first of twelve A321LRs on order, becoming the first airline to ... Read More

1st Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition: Who made the list?

editor editor- April 3, 2019

The 1st Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition recognizes the contribution of startups in the development of a more competitive and ... Read More

Carlos Vogeler starts leading position at Ministry of Tourism in Oman

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019

It appears the implementation of the National Tourism Strategy of Oman is in excellent hands. Last week Carlos Vogeler started ... Read More

Thank you for flying TAP Air Portugal: Welcome to Tel Aviv

editor editor- April 2, 2019

Israel has about 9 million inhabitants and annually receives more than 4 million visitors. TAP Air Portugal landed its inaugural ... Read More

NY Visit: Creative approaches to traditional spaces

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- March 30, 2019

Architectural Digest Home Design Show Delivers 40,000 people (approximately) attended the AD Home Design Show earlier this month. Architects, interior ... Read More

Love to travel? Like to eat? Why Portugal should be on your bucket list

editor editor- March 22, 2019

The gastronomy scene in Portugal is booming with the food scene finally stepping out of the shadow of Spain. While ... Read More

Viking Cruises expands European river fleet

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019

Viking Cruises today welcomed the latest additions to its river fleet, with the naming of seven new river ships during ... Read More