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Thomas Cook selling its travel business: Chinese investment fund interested

Thomas Cook selling its travel business: Chinese investment fund interested

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- April 22, 2019 22:01 0

Thomas Cook is the world’s oldest tour operator and was founded in Market Harborough in 1841 by businessman Thomas Cook. It started off with organized ... Read More

Somatheeram, world’s first Ayurvedic resort, will join anniversary 25th edition of OTDYKH Leisure 2019

Somatheeram, world’s first Ayurvedic resort, will join anniversary 25th edition of OTDYKH Leisure 2019

editor editor- April 17, 2019 00:54 0

Somatheeram will, once again, participate at the leading B2B travel exhibition OTDYKH Leisure, which will take place September 10-12, 2019. Held in Moscow each year, ... Read More

Hua Hin historic sightseeing tram tour visits Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin

Hua Hin historic sightseeing tram tour visits Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin

editor editor- April 10, 2019 03:36 0

Prachuap Khiri Khan’s Tourism Authority of Thailand invites all locals and tourist to Hua Hin for a free sightseeing journey aboard a 30-seated electric tram ... Read More

Milan Bergamo Airport: Passenger experience improvements contribute to traffic growth

Milan Bergamo Airport: Passenger experience improvements contribute to traffic growth

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 15:09 0

Passenger traffic at Milan Bergamo continues to climb in 2019, with more-and-more people choosing to fly from the airport. The growth comes at a time ... Read More

St. Kitts & Nevis records double-digit growth for first two months of 2019

St. Kitts & Nevis records double-digit growth for first two months of 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 19:01 0

Demand for St. Kitts & Nevis as a premier destination for travelers continues to rise, with air arrivals for the first two months of this ... Read More

Three killed in Utrecht terrorist attack, Turkish suspect on the run

Three killed in Utrecht terrorist attack, Turkish suspect on the run

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 15:02 0

The mayor of Utrecht has confirmed that three people have been killed in the shooting. Dutch police have identified a 37-year-old Turkish man as the ... Read More

Tsuen Wan Line  Derailed: MTR train in HongKong

Tsuen Wan Line Derailed: MTR train in HongKong

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019 05:41 0

Luckily it was only a trial injuring a driver. It could have been worse with thousands of people using MTR trains in Hong Kong. Today, Monday ... Read More

Top 6 Best Hotels in Glasgow Scotland

Top 6 Best Hotels in Glasgow Scotland

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2019 19:30 0

Edinburgh may be a top tourist and business destination, but its neighbor Glasgow is an equally fine Scottish city, with lots to do and some ... Read More

Barbados Tourism announces solid 2018 performance

Barbados Tourism announces solid 2018 performance

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019 02:10 0

CEO of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI), William ‘Billy’ Griffith, has revealed that Barbados enjoyed a 2.7% increase in stay-over arrivals last year, compared ... Read More

Connecting Africa: Rovos Rail set to introduce its first, East to West  journey in Africa.

Connecting Africa: Rovos Rail set to introduce its first, East to West journey in Africa.

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- March 5, 2019 11:18 2

Come July this year, Rovos Rail is set to connect Africa from the Indian Ocean on the East to Atlantic Ocean in the West through ... Read More

Pakistan resumes train service with neighboring India

Pakistan resumes train service with neighboring India

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 4, 2019 17:05 0

A Pakistani railway official has said a key train service with neighboring India has resumed. The move is seen as another sign of easing tensions ... Read More

Improving safety for India rail

Improving safety for India rail

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- February 27, 2019 21:04 0

Indian Railways is taking steps to improve safety standards and services as it is also moving forward with providing faster trains. This was stated in ... Read More

Inferno: 25 people killed, 50 injured in Cairo’s Ramses Train Station blaze

Inferno: 25 people killed, 50 injured in Cairo’s Ramses Train Station blaze

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019 18:36 0

According to Egyptian media, at least 25 people were killed and 50 injured after a train crash ignited a massive blaze at Cairo's main train ... Read More

Italian recognition for tourism excellence

Italian recognition for tourism excellence

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 26, 2019 02:22 0

The XXIV edition of “Premio Excellent” takes place every year in conjunction with the BIT Tourism Fair in Milan conceived by Mario Mancini and promoted ... Read More

Mexico closes most of its tourist offices abroad

Mexico closes most of its tourist offices abroad

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 26, 2019 01:56 0

The Consejo de Promoción Turistica de México, the main public body for Mexican tourism, is closing all of its 21 international offices. Much of the ... Read More

Chinese New Year travelers took 60.3 million railway trips during holiday week

Chinese New Year travelers took 60.3 million railway trips during holiday week

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019 23:25 0

Chinese travelers took 60.3 million railway trips during the week-long Spring Festival holiday from February 4 to February 10, data from the national railway operator ... Read More

IATO: India needs to take ‘several steps’ if it wants 20 million tourists by 2020

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 20:05 0

India needs to take several steps if it wants to achieve the ambitious target of getting 20 million tourists by 2020. This sound advise and ... Read More

Taipei City Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival ready to welcome international travelers

Taipei City Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival ready to welcome international travelers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019 20:22 0

New Taipei City Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival was once voted by TripAdvisor as "the most recommended cultural activity for international travelers in Taiwan". The event ... Read More

Seven people killed, dozens injured in India train derailment

Seven people killed, dozens injured in India train derailment

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 3, 2019 16:54 0

Nine cars of the Seemanchal Express train have derailed in India’s Bihar state, about 30 km from provincial capital Patna, local media report citing a ... Read More

Hilton debuts as first international hotel brand in Taizhou City Center

Hilton debuts as first international hotel brand in Taizhou City Center

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 19:05 0

Hilton and Hilton Hotels and Resorts today announced the opening of Hilton Taizhou, the latest addition to the market-leading flagship brand's portfolio in China. This ... Read More

10 hotels and event venues set to open in Hamburg this year

10 hotels and event venues set to open in Hamburg this year

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019 23:20 0

Meeting and event planners have even more venue and accommodation options when hosting events in Hamburg, Germany’s second largest city. There are 10 hotels set ... Read More

Railway Campaign for foreign tourists to Japan features famous comic character

Railway Campaign for foreign tourists to Japan features famous comic character

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- January 24, 2019 07:42 0

Seibu Railway Co., Ltd. -- which links the Tokyo hubs of Ikebukuro and Shinjuku with well-established destinations, Chichibu and Kawagoe, in Saitama Prefecture -- has ... Read More

Italian Railways CEO announces over 4,000 new recruits

Italian Railways CEO announces over 4,000 new recruits

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- January 17, 2019 02:29 0

The CEO of the Italian Railways Group announced that over 4,000 new employees will be recruited during 2019. Read More

The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa announces partnerships with leading tour route and provider

The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa announces partnerships with leading tour route and provider

editor editor- January 16, 2019 23:54 0

Five-star luxury hotel The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa announced its partnership with England’s new multi-modal touring route, The Great West Way. Read More

Tourism to Israel continues to increase at record-breaking rates

Tourism to Israel continues to increase at record-breaking rates

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019 22:30 0

Israel had its best tourism year to date, with more than 4.12 million tourist entries recorded from January to December 2018, an increase of about ... Read More

3 killed, 600 injured in horrific Pretoria train collision

3 killed, 600 injured in horrific Pretoria train collision

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2019 15:20 0

At least three people have been confirmed dead and over 600 were injured in a horrifying Tuesday collision involving two passenger trains in Pretoria, South ... Read More

Special Forces unit deployed after Cologne train station shooting

Special Forces unit deployed after Cologne train station shooting

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019 18:10 0

German police have deployed a Special Forces unit to central Cologne following a shooting incident that took place near the central railway station. At least ... Read More

New year on a train in China: 11.5 million had this idea

New year on a train in China: 11.5 million had this idea

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 2, 2019 02:29 0

Most of the top tourist destinations in China, including Beijing, Xi'an, Chengdu, Guilin, Shanghai and more, can be reached by high-speed trains. Read More

Manchester police: New Year’s Eve train station stabbing spree “terrorist attack”

Manchester police: New Year’s Eve train station stabbing spree “terrorist attack”

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 1, 2019 15:51 0

British police say that the stabbing spree which occurred in Manchester on New Year’s Eve is being investigated as terror-related attack. Three people - including ... Read More

Act of terror in Tokyo Shinjuku tourist area during New Years celebration

Act of terror in Tokyo Shinjuku tourist area during New Years celebration

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 1, 2019 08:38 0

New Years in Tokyo turned violent when a car slammed into crowds who were celebrating  New Year early on Jan. 1. leaving 9 injured. The ... Read More

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