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Cologne’s meeting market passes 50,000-event threshold

Cologne’s meeting market passes 50,000-event threshold

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019 01:25 0

Cologne’s meeting market has passed the 50,000-event threshold for the first time. A total of 52,747 events (conventions, congresses and other events, +6.5 percent) with ... Read More

Statement issued after deadly Boeing 767-300 crash in Houston

Statement issued after deadly Boeing 767-300 crash in Houston

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 25, 2019 03:25 0

Miami to Houston was a deadly flight for the crew on Atlas Air Worldwide. The Boeing 767-300 crashed out of unknown reason into a bay ... Read More

Maintenance Emergency: How safe is it to fly on Southwest Airlines?

Maintenance Emergency: How safe is it to fly on Southwest Airlines?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 17, 2019 21:29 3

I've seen people walked off the job, held on suspension for a month or more because they've reported problems that they supposedly were outside their ... Read More

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019 23:36 0

The European Union yesterday renewed sanctions against Zimbabwe after condemning the chaotic situation of human right abuses in that Southern African country. Here is what ... Read More

End of skiplagging? Lufthansa suing passenger for ditching last leg of flight

End of skiplagging? Lufthansa suing passenger for ditching last leg of flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019 18:25 0

One of Europe’s major airlines and the largest one in Germany wants to recoup lost profits by taking a customer to Berlin-Mitte court, claiming the ... Read More

All about whiskey

All about whiskey

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- February 9, 2019 20:04 0

The world of whiskey extends well beyond smelling, sipping and tasting. To learn about the brown liquid in your glass you should speak with Lew ... Read More

Minister Bartlett: Jamaica Rum Festival bolsters gastronomy tourism product

Minister Bartlett: Jamaica Rum Festival bolsters gastronomy tourism product

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019 16:29 0

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says the Jamaica Rum Festival will broaden the country’s market by adding value to the Gastronomy Tourism product offerings. Tourism ... Read More

EU airline passenger law: “Lazy” stereotype holds true for American travelers

EU airline passenger law: “Lazy” stereotype holds true for American travelers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 20:30 0

More than 90 percent of U.S. travelers do not know their rights when it comes to airline compensation, and of those that do, it takes ... Read More

Dangerous air quality in Bangkok: Tourism Industry is concerned

Dangerous air quality in Bangkok: Tourism Industry is concerned

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 6, 2019 06:39 0

Bangkok is the world's most-visited city and relies on tourism for economic growth. The travel and tourism industry in Thailand is concerned, and some visitors are ... Read More

On the visit of the Pope to UAE

On the visit of the Pope to UAE

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 6, 2019 01:24 0

An Interview with Alessandro Gisotti, the "ad interim" director of the Holy See Press Office, by Amedeo Lomonaco on the apostolic journey of Pope Francis ... Read More

Brussels preparing for 2019 European Association Summit

Brussels preparing for 2019 European Association Summit

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 20:07 0

On Thursday 28 February and Friday 1 March 2019, international association professionals will meet for the European Association Summit. It will be held in Brussels, ... Read More

‘Bleisure’ travel is on the rise

‘Bleisure’ travel is on the rise

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 19:40 0

As millennials make up a growing share of the workforce, they've begun to capitalize on a new, unofficial work perk. "Bleisure" travel – the trend ... Read More

IATA’s chief speaks at CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha

IATA’s chief speaks at CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 16:20 0

Alexandre de Juniac, IATA’s Director General and CEO addressed the CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha, Qatar today: It is a great pleasure ... Read More

Russia’s CosmoCourse could launch private space tourism in five years

Russia’s CosmoCourse could launch private space tourism in five years

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 2, 2019 18:25 0

According to Russian National AeroNet Technology Initiative co-leader, Russia could see the start of private space tourism in around five years. National AeroNet Technology Initiative's ... Read More

Traveling to Hawaii? How LGBTQ friendly is the Aloha State?

Traveling to Hawaii? How LGBTQ friendly is the Aloha State?

editor editor- January 31, 2019 22:36 0

Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation and the Equality Federation Institute released their 5th annual State Equality Index (SEI), a comprehensive report detailing statewide ... Read More

Hotels preparing for Chinese New Year travel rush

Hotels preparing for Chinese New Year travel rush

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2019 15:53 0

Chinese New Year, commonly known as Lunar New Year, is a Chinese festival that celebrates the beginning of a new year on the traditional Chinese ... Read More

Airline says it’s body odor, passengers say it’s anti-Semitism

Airline says it’s body odor, passengers say it’s anti-Semitism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 26, 2019 16:35 0

A couple and their 19-month-old daughter, booted from their American Airlines, after passengers complained about their 'overpowering body odor', say they were unfairly targeted because ... Read More

Flight disruptions and aviation chaos to continue in 2019

Flight disruptions and aviation chaos to continue in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 18:15 0

2018 turned out to be a very disruptive year for the aviation and travel industry when, for the first time, over 10 million passengers were ... Read More

Federal employees impacted by government shutdown at Silicon Valley Airport get help

Federal employees impacted by government shutdown at Silicon Valley Airport get help

editor editor- January 24, 2019 02:47 0

Produce and non-perishable foods weer distributed to SJC staff affected by the government shutdown. Read More

Suspicious baggage leads to arrest of Vietnam poachers on Thailand trips

Suspicious baggage leads to arrest of Vietnam poachers on Thailand trips

editor editor- January 23, 2019 02:38 0

New findings from a three-month investigation reveal professional gangs were dispatched across Thailand’s borders to target the Kingdom’s wild tigers. Freeland congratulates Thai authorities for ... Read More

Dive into a Boeing 747: World’s largest eco-friendly underwater theme park in Bahrain

Dive into a Boeing 747: World’s largest eco-friendly underwater theme park in Bahrain

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2019 08:31 0

Bahrain is on the look-out for more tourists. It's a good reason to open the world's largest eco-friendly underwater theme park. Expected to welcome visitors ... Read More

250 United Airlines passengers taken hostage in freezing temperature by Canadian Authorities

250 United Airlines passengers taken hostage in freezing temperature by Canadian Authorities

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 20, 2019 22:55 1

Are Americans are no longer welcome in Labrador, Canada? The Canadian Government has shown how a bureaucratic interpretation can create an international incident. Instead of showing ... Read More

Delta Air Lines helps re-open Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park

Delta Air Lines helps re-open Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019 15:38 0

The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park in Atlanta, which has been closed due to lack of federal appropriations, will open to the public ... Read More

Japanese hotel run by robots fires half of its ‘workforce’

Japanese hotel run by robots fires half of its ‘workforce’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019 20:25 0

Henn na Hotel, located in the Japanese city of Sasebo, hit the Guinness Book of Records immediately after its opening, because all hotel staff are ... Read More

Ryanair pilots: New year, same threats

Ryanair pilots: New year, same threats

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019 15:25 0

2018 was a pivotal year for Ryanair and its pilots and cabin crew, engaging in the previously unchartered territory of social dialogue. As negotiations on ... Read More

The Holy See and Venezuelan bishops work together to help population

The Holy See and Venezuelan bishops work together to help population

editor editor- January 16, 2019 00:04 0

The Holy See and the Bishops of the country continue to work together to help the Venezuelan people Read More

Air Dolomiti inaugurates new aircraft livery

Air Dolomiti inaugurates new aircraft livery

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2019 19:53 0

Air Dolomiti presented its new aircraft livery at the Catullo airport in Verona. The plane, painted in England, shows a simple, modern and elegant design ... Read More

15 killed as Boeing 707 jet crashes into residential neighborhood in Iran

15 killed as Boeing 707 jet crashes into residential neighborhood in Iran

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2019 16:09 0

Iranian Boeing 707 cargo aircraft which crashed on Monday into a residential area, while trying to land west Tehran. According to the Iranian authorities, 15 ... Read More

Paris is a tourism destination to avoid this weekend after powerful blast

Paris is a tourism destination to avoid this weekend after powerful blast

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2019 09:10 0

Businesses have boarded up their windows ahead of another planned demonstration in Paris. Multiple people have been injured following the blast which ripped through the ... Read More

Latin America outperforms North America in tourism growth

Latin America outperforms North America in tourism growth

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019 17:25 0

With five percent more international trips, outbound travel from the Americas has shown solid growth in 2018 with a plus of 5 percent. In contrast ... Read More

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