Tag: purchases

Boeing’s second biggest customer turns its back on 737 MAX, goes to Airbus

Boeing’s second biggest customer turns its back on 737 MAX, goes to Airbus

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 23:30 0

Emirati state-owned low-cost airline Flydubai is negotiating potential purchases of new А320 Neo jets with European aerospace giant Airbus to replace its Boeing 737 MAX ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: New York City MetroCard might just be your ‘golden ticket’ to Hawaii

Hawaii Tourism: New York City MetroCard might just be your ‘golden ticket’ to Hawaii

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 19:48 0

The Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau (HVCB) launched an initiative today that will bring one lucky New Yorker (and a plus-one) all the way from ... Read More

San Francisco International Airport purchases six new electric buses

San Francisco International Airport purchases six new electric buses

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019 18:55 0

Today Proterra announced that San Francisco International Airport (SFO) has purchased six 40' Proterra Catalyst E2 electric buses and three 60 kW Proterra plug-in chargers, ... Read More

Delta Air Lines offsets most carbon emissions for over 300K customers on Earth Day

Delta Air Lines offsets most carbon emissions for over 300K customers on Earth Day

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019 15:10 2

In celebration of Earth Day today, Delta is offsetting the emissions of all domestic leisure and business travel into and out of New York, Boston, ... Read More

The Andaman, a Luxury Collection Resort, Langkawi welcomes team of Epicurean Authorities

The Andaman, a Luxury Collection Resort, Langkawi welcomes team of Epicurean Authorities

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019 15:23 0

The Andaman, a Luxury Collection Resort, Langkawi announced the appointment of two new leaders who will work in tandem to heighten the dining experiences that ... Read More

Single-use plastic ban, food waste and local produce top priorities in Centara’s 2019 Sustainability Plan

Single-use plastic ban, food waste and local produce top priorities in Centara’s 2019 Sustainability Plan

editor editor- March 22, 2019 21:32 0

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is focusing on three key sustainability initiatives as part of the company’s recently announced 2019 Sustainability Plan: ... Read More

Russian carriers ‘suspend indefinitely’ all Boeing 737 MAX purchases

Russian carriers ‘suspend indefinitely’ all Boeing 737 MAX purchases

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019 15:22 0

Contracts for the purchase of troubled Boeing 737 MAX aircraft have been suspended indefinitely by a number of Russian airlines, according to Vladimir Afonsky, a ... Read More

Brits rush to experience Europe ahead of Brexit Day

Brits rush to experience Europe ahead of Brexit Day

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019 18:53 0

Uncertainty surrounding Brexit pushed British tourists to take in EU holiday hotspots before 29th March. While ticket bookings in much-loved destinations such as Italy are ... Read More

India launches National Common Mobility Card for seamless travel

India launches National Common Mobility Card for seamless travel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 16:15 0

National Common Mobility Card 'One Nation, One Card' for transport mobility was launched by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a function in Ahmedabad. The ... Read More

Donald Trump not only loves Kim Jong-un but also Vietjet

Donald Trump not only loves Kim Jong-un but also Vietjet

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 06:56 1

The U.S. president Donald Trump and Vietnam president Nguyen Phu Trong together with senior leaders of Boeing and the Vietnamese airline Vietjet met in Hanoi ... Read More

KDG Capital acquires Snow King Resort Hotel in Jackson, WY

KDG Capital acquires Snow King Resort Hotel in Jackson, WY

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019 18:08 0

KDG Capital, a Florida-based real estate private equity firm, has purchased the Snow King Resort Hotelin Jackson, Wyoming. Benchmark will continue to operate and market ... Read More

United Airlines re-launches updated app for United MileagePlus members

United Airlines re-launches updated app for United MileagePlus members

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019 18:10 0

United Airlines is introducing the relaunch of the United MileagePlus X app today. The updated app offers United MileagePlus members a unique opportunity to earn ... Read More

IATA Pay: Latest trend in paying for airline tickets?

IATA Pay: Latest trend in paying for airline tickets?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 8, 2019 09:12 0

IATA Pay is an industry-supported initiative to develop a new payment option for consumers when purchasing a ticket directly from an airline website. It is ... Read More

Ukraine 2019: The year of quality & excellence in tourism

Ukraine 2019: The year of quality & excellence in tourism

editor editor- January 7, 2019 21:04 0

The National Tourism Organization of Ukraine wants travelers to know that it is open for tourism on all fronts. Read More

Antigua & Barbuda in bad economic shape despite tourism increase

Antigua & Barbuda in bad economic shape despite tourism increase

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 26, 2018 02:10 0

The President of the Antigua & Barbuda Business Alliance said an increase in tourism, more than local consumption, is what is needed to energize the ... Read More

Asia thumps New York fashion

Asia thumps New York fashion

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- December 22, 2018 21:04 0

According to the Business of Fashion Report (McKinsey & Company 2017), “The West will no longer be the global stronghold for fashion sales.” Read More

Princess Cruises welcomes Alipay and WeChat Pay

Princess Cruises welcomes Alipay and WeChat Pay

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018 00:20 0

Princess Cruises today announced that Chinese guests onboard Ruby Princess have the option to utilize both Alipay and WeChat Pay payment options while shopping in ... Read More

Travel stylishly: Jewelry for the executive on the move

Travel stylishly: Jewelry for the executive on the move

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- December 15, 2018 20:04 0

Recognizing and acknowledging a new reality, jewelry designers are incorporating the active lifestyle of travel into their jewelry. Read More

Corinthia Hotels’ diverse CSR initiatives in 2018 have positive impact on sustainable tourism 

Corinthia Hotels’ diverse CSR initiatives in 2018 have positive impact on sustainable tourism 

editor editor- December 6, 2018 13:04 0

During 2018, some 762 pupils and 14 teachers at Buwambo Primary School in Uganda have Corinthia Hotels to thank for clean, safe water. Read More

RwandAir signs option deal for 2 Boeing 787 jets

RwandAir signs option deal for 2 Boeing 787 jets

editor editor- September 9, 2011 06:07 0

Following the announcement of RwandAir’s first B737-800 ‘Sky Interior’ delivery and unveiling of the future vision for Rwanda’s national airline by RwandAir CEO John Mirenge, ... Read More

Southwest’s Kelly: “Even Tiger Woods doesn’t win every tournament”

Southwest’s Kelly: “Even Tiger Woods doesn’t win every tournament”

editor editor- August 21, 2009 05:45 0

Low-fare giant Southwest Airlines Co. suffered a surprise setback last week when it lost a bankruptcy-court auction for Frontier Airlines Holdings Inc. Read More

United Airlines to go cashless for onboard purchases

United Airlines to go cashless for onboard purchases

editor editor- February 26, 2009 03:18 0

After a brief transition period through the spring break season, United will phase out cash and only accept credit and debit cards on flights within ... Read More

Alaska Airlines offers customers convenience of a cashless cabin

Alaska Airlines offers customers convenience of a cashless cabin

editor editor- July 3, 2008 02:49 0

Passengers on Alaska Airlines flights soon will no longer need to hunt for cash to pay for onboard purchases. Read More

Online travel purchases continue to grow

Online travel purchases continue to grow

editor editor- March 23, 2008 06:30 0

Everyone knows what it's like. You call the credit card company to ask a simple question about your bill, but you're forced to navigate an ... Read More

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