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Gulfstream G600 to make International Paris Air Show debut

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced the all-new, award-winning Gulfstream G600 will make its first appearance at the International Paris Air ... Read More

Caribbean tourism records robust 12% growth in the first quarter of 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

Spurred on by a 24 percent rise in arrivals from the United States, the Caribbean recorded a healthy 12 percent ... Read More

Lufthansa uses telemedicine on board its long-haul fleet

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

As the first airline in the world to do so, Lufthansa has equipped all long–haul aircraft with the mobile ECG ... Read More

Drury Hotel guests: Review your credit card statements for unauthorized charges

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

The Drury Hotels operates a chain of mid-scale limited service hotels under the brands Drury Inn and Suites, Drury Inn, ... Read More

2.8 million travel on U.S. airlines every day

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019

Airlines for America (A4A), announced today that it expects a record 257.4 million passengers — an average of 2.8 million per ... Read More

Hotel History: “Keyed-up executives unwind at Sheraton”

editor editor- May 18, 2019

In 1965, the Sheraton Corporation of America, under the leadership of President Ernest Henderson, created a brilliant advertising campaign: “Keyed-up ... Read More

Is Zimbabwe planning to kidnap former Tourism Minister Mzembi in South Africa?

George Taylor George Taylor- May 17, 2019

Travel and Tourism in Zimbabwe are on a path of urgently needed recovery, and the country is considered by most ... Read More

Prague breaks meetings record: Top-ranked MICE destination

editor editor- May 15, 2019

Prague hosted a record number of conferences and congresses in 2018. Over 4,500 events took place in its collective accommodation establishments ... 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

Reimagining Tourism through Human Capital Development

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019

“Reimagining Tourism through Human Capital Development” written by Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett. Around the world today tourism ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board records successful participation at 2019 Arabian Travel Market in Dubai

editor editor- May 3, 2019

The Seychelles Islands was represented at the 26th edition of the Arabian Travel Market (ATM), in Middle East's most popular ... Read More

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019

The recently concluded 26th International Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas celebrated over a quarter Century of Tourism Safety and ... Read More

Pitbull and Mariah Carey to highlight 2019 Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019

The organization of the Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival announces new names today. Pitbull will open on the Sam Cooke ... Read More

Airline passengers enjoy canine therapy sessions at Moscow Domodedovo Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019

Moscow Domodedovo Airport partnered with the National Association of United Animal-Assisted Therapists to conduct an event as a part of ... Read More

Tourism boom: Travelers visit Puerto Rico at an unprecedented pace

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019

Discover Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico's first-ever Destination Marketing Organization (DMO), announced today that 2019 Q1 lodging demand is on par ... Read More

Cyprus receives luxury hotel boost as it eyes premium segment growth

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

Cyprus’ increasing hotel and resort portfolio is expected to grow by 1,634 rooms this year, with seven new luxury hotels ... Read More

Etihad answers the question: How can we better handle your air cargo?

editor editor- April 25, 2019

Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of the Etihad Aviation Group, today celebrates its air cargo digitalization and innovation ... Read More

The Development and Promotion of MICE in Thailand

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- April 24, 2019

The Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) is leveraging the development of Thai MICE business in long haul markets in ... Read More

Boat Charter Policy private stakeholder consultative meeting

editor editor- April 18, 2019

A consultative meeting with private sector stakeholders to discuss the revision of the tourism Boat Charter Policy was held on ... Read More

Rolls-Royce Tay 611-8 engine achieves 10 million flying hours

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019

The Rolls-Royce Tay 611-8 engine, which entered service in 1987, recently achieved another incredible milestone by reaching 10 million flying ... Read More

Twinsburg hosts largest annual gathering of twins in the world

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019

The 2019 Twins Days Festival will be held in Twinsburg, Ohio on August 3rd and 4th. This annual international event ... Read More

‘Most Nationalities in a Swimming Pool’: Yas Waterworld earns Guinness World Records title

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2019

Following an initiative held by the World's Leading Waterpark to celebrate the Year of Tolerance, which took place on Friday ... Read More

Paine Field Airport: United Airlines and Alaska Airlines commercial flights

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019

Paine Field's Passenger Terminal added to its commercial flight offerings today as United Airlines' first passenger flight arrived from Denver and its ... 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

The Bahamas is enjoying historic visitor numbers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation has heralded the highest number of international arrivals ever, resulting in record hotel ... Read More

President Obama, WTTC and the African Tourism Board: A major push for Africa visibility

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 21, 2019

Africa Tourism is hot right now. Overlooked in the past, the tourism potential of the African continent is now becoming ... Read More

International Happiness Day: How Abu Dhabi Airports celebrates

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2019

In celebration of International Happiness Day on March 20, Abu Dhabi Airports has announced the results of the Abu Dhabi ... Read More

Fraport 2018 Fiscal Year: Revenue and Earnings Increase Significantly

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 19, 2019

Boards propose dividend increase to EUR2 - Outlook remains positive In the 2018 fiscal year (ending December 31), Fraport AG ... Read More

US$163 million Port Canaveral Cruise Terminal 3: Go for Launch!

editor editor- March 18, 2019

The event theme, “Go for Launch,” was a nod to the Port’s key role with the U.S. space program and ... Read More

Ethiopia records biggest growth of Travel & Tourism in the world

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019

Ethiopia’s Travel & Tourism economy grew by 48.6% in 2018, the largest of any country in the world, according to ... Read More

Sunshine Awards founder Gilman Figaro to receive CTO’s Distinguished Caribbean Citizen award

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) will present its “Distinguished Caribbean Citizen Award” to Gilman Figaro, founder and chairman of the ... Read More

US Pilots alarmed: Boeing 737 Max 8 flight manual is criminally insufficient

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019

The Flight Manual for the Boeing 737 Max 8 is inadequate and almost criminally insufficient. These are the words of ... Read More

ITB 2019 closing report: Robust and resilient

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

Uninterrupted growth at a high level: despite a slowdown in the world economy demand within the world’s travel industry remains ... Read More

ET302 given clearance to return to Addis Ababa before crash

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

According to the Ethiopian Airlines CEO Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, who is considered a titan of the aviation industry, the captain on ET 302 after ... Read More

Jamaica is PATWA’s Destination of the Year

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019

Jamaica was today presented with the Pacific Area Travel Writers Association’s (PATWA) International Travel Award for Destination of the Year, ... Read More