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Lufthansa and Deutsche Bahn increase Express-Rail range

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 23, 2019

Lufthansa, together with its partner Deutsche Bahn (DB), is significantly expanding its Express Rail routes from Cologne, Düsseldorf, Stuttgart, Aachen ... Read More

$1.5 billion railway project entirely funded and built by China opens in Kenya

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 22, 2019

The second section (120 kilometers/75 miles) of a China-funded railway connecting Kenya's capital city of Nairobi to Naivasha, a town ... Read More

‘Huge fire and evacuation’ after train derails in Illinois

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 10, 2019

A freight train carrying flammable liquid derailed near Dupo, Illinois, prompting an evacuation of railroad staff. The accident occurred at ... Read More

Canada announces new Heritage Lighthouse designations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Canada's heritage places reflect the rich and varied heritage of the nation and provide an opportunity for Canadians to learn ... Read More

Want a head or foot massage? Take an Indian train

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

Indian Railways have added a refreshing new perk for some travelers tired from long journeys: head and foot massages. Not ... Read More

VIA Rail Canada ridership and revenue continue to grow

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

 HIGHLIGHTS Ridership up 5.1% Passenger Revenues up 8.4% Greater accessibility at the Ottawa station Launch of New Fleet Replacement program ... Read More

Why do I get porn when I use your app? Indian Railways responds

editor editor- May 29, 2019

"Obscene and vulgar ads are very frequently appearing on the IRCTC ticket booking app. This is very embarrassing and irritating ... Read More

Chinese CRRC exports Railway Vehicles for over 12 billion US Dollars

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2019

For decades, Chinese rail giant CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles has been working on the way to go global. With CRRC ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

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

Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa expands horizon for African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2019

The Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa (PMAESA) with members in 9 African Countries joined the African Tourism ... Read More

Thomas Cook selling its travel business: Chinese investment fund interested

mm Alain St.Ange- April 22, 2019

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

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

editor editor- April 17, 2019

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

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

editor editor- April 10, 2019

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

Milan Bergamo Airport: Passenger experience improvements contribute to traffic growth

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019

The mayor of Utrecht has confirmed that three people have been killed in the shooting. Dutch police have identified a ... Read More

Tsuen Wan Line Derailed: MTR train in HongKong

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019

Luckily it was only a trial injuring a driver. It could have been worse with thousands of people using MTR trains ... Read More

Top 6 Best Hotels in Glasgow Scotland

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2019

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

Barbados Tourism announces solid 2018 performance

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019

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

Pakistan resumes train service with neighboring India

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 4, 2019

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

Improving safety for India rail

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- February 27, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019

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

Italian recognition for tourism excellence

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 26, 2019

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

Mexico closes most of its tourist offices abroad

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 26, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019

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

Taipei City Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival ready to welcome international travelers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019

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

Seven people killed, dozens injured in India train derailment

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 3, 2019

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

Hilton debuts as first international hotel brand in Taizhou City Center

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019

Hilton and Hilton Hotels and Resorts today announced the opening of Hilton Taizhou, the latest addition to the market-leading flagship ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019

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

Railway Campaign for foreign tourists to Japan features famous comic character

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- January 24, 2019

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

Italian Railways CEO announces over 4,000 new recruits

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- January 17, 2019

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

editor editor- January 16, 2019

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

Tourism to Israel continues to increase at record-breaking rates

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019

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

3 killed, 600 injured in horrific Pretoria train collision

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2019

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