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Swiss Space Tourism: A ticket to ride for US$100

Swiss Space Tourism: A ticket to ride for US$100

editor editor- June 14, 2019 21:47 0

Boris Otter, future space tourist, is creating a federation of astronaut enthusiasts: an extraordinary opportunity where 5 winning individuals will receive a ticket for space ... Read More

World unites to fight against cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro

World unites to fight against cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- June 11, 2019 18:25 0

Thousands of people across the globe have come together protesting against the potential building of a controversial cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro, a World’s Heritage ... Read More

World’s largest luxury cruise company spewing air pollution to the extreme

World’s largest luxury cruise company spewing air pollution to the extreme

editor editor- June 7, 2019 01:18 0

The world’s largest luxury cruise operator, Carnival Corporation, emitted more pollution in the form of nearly 10 times more sulphur oxide (SOX) around European coasts ... Read More

China warns students planning to study in US to ‘strengthen risk assessment’

China warns students planning to study in US to ‘strengthen risk assessment’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 23:45 0

The government of China warned its citizens on Monday of the risk in planning to study abroad at an American university, advising them to prepare ... Read More

Russian visitors are coming to Asia Pacific in record numbers

Russian visitors are coming to Asia Pacific in record numbers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 30, 2019 05:01 0

It’s a boom time for Russian arrivals in Asia-Pacific (APAC) countries, thanks to a doubling in seat capacity on direct flights from Russia to selected ... Read More

Embraer Praetor 600 now triple-certified by EASA and FAA

Embraer Praetor 600 now triple-certified by EASA and FAA

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 00:20 0

Embraer announced today that the company's new Praetor 600 super-midsize business jet was granted its Type Certificate by EASA (European Union Aviation Safety Agency) and ... Read More

Is the airport a weak link in your cruise vacation?

Is the airport a weak link in your cruise vacation?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 18:45 0

You are treated like royalty once you board your cruise ship. It’s why you love cruise vacations. Unless the ship sails and returns to your ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority: Visitor spending down 2.4 percent in Q1 2019

Hawaii Tourism Authority: Visitor spending down 2.4 percent in Q1 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 19:12 0

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $4.52 billion in the first quarter of 2019, a decrease of 2.4 percent compared to the ... Read More

Travel Oregon’s “Only Slightly Exaggerated” campaign

Travel Oregon’s “Only Slightly Exaggerated” campaign

editor editor- April 6, 2019 02:47 0

Inspired by the viral success of the "Only Slightly Exaggerated" campaign last spring, Travel Oregon is launching part two of the animated campaign that gives ... Read More

What smart travelers know

What smart travelers know

editor editor- April 5, 2019 02:56 0

A record-breaking number of Americans are traveling, but most are unprepared for the journey - more than 90% of US travelers don't know their rights, ... Read More

Airbus received 58 orders for jets in March

Airbus received 58 orders for jets in March

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 16:23 0

Airbus received orders for 58 jetliners in March – led by the A350 XWB widebody family in transactions that included a new customer; while delivering ... Read More

Number of Hawaii visitors up but spending down

Number of Hawaii visitors up but spending down

editor editor- March 28, 2019 20:29 3

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.39 billion in February 2019, a decrease of 2.7 percent compared to February 20181, according to ... Read More

Jetwing Ayurveda Pavilions: A paragon of wellness and vitality

Jetwing Ayurveda Pavilions: A paragon of wellness and vitality

editor editor- March 28, 2019 18:26 0

The ancient art and science of Ayurveda was developed thousands of years ago in the Indian Subcontinent and is believed to be one of the ... Read More

Jetwing Ayurveda Pavilions – a paragon of wellness and vitality

Jetwing Ayurveda Pavilions – a paragon of wellness and vitality

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019 04:38 0

The ancient art and science of Ayurveda was developed thousands of years ago in the Indian Subcontinent and is believed to be one of the ... Read More

New Delhi welcomes new Qatar Visa Center

New Delhi welcomes new Qatar Visa Center

editor editor- March 27, 2019 23:33 0

At the new Qatar Visa Center in New Delhi, India, work visa applicants for the State of Qatar will be able to sign on work ... Read More

U.S. Visa for Cubans:  Cuban tourists face harsh restrictions

U.S. Visa for Cubans: Cuban tourists face harsh restrictions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 16, 2019 05:34 0

The U.S. Embassy in Cuba posted a bomb-shell message on their website today, punishing Cuban citizen and the travel and tourism trade between Cuba and ... Read More

Alaska Airlines flies nonstop to Everett’s Paine Field from Silicon Valley’s Airport

Alaska Airlines flies nonstop to Everett’s Paine Field from Silicon Valley’s Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 19:10 0

Alaska Airlines today launched nonstop service to Paine Field-Snohomish County Airport (PAE) in Everett, Washington from Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC). Paine Field is ... Read More

Air freight – worst performance in the last three years

Air freight – worst performance in the last three years

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 00:30 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight ton kilometers (FTKs), decreased 1.8% in ... Read More

World’s most “punctual” airlines (the results are sad)

World’s most “punctual” airlines (the results are sad)

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 20:25 0

Any passenger planning on boarding a long-haul flight, which includes any flight that requires five or more hours of travel time, should brace themselves for ... Read More

Travel Marketing To and Protecting Visiting Children

Travel Marketing To and Protecting Visiting Children

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- March 3, 2019 17:38 0

One of the most difficult segments of the tourism industry to which to market protect the children or young adult segment, In reality, this segment breaks down into at ... Read More

FAA changes environmental review of Charlotte-Douglas International Airport runway

FAA changes environmental review of Charlotte-Douglas International Airport runway

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019 18:05 0

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has decided to convert the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed new runway and other projects at Charlotte-Douglas International ... Read More

Star Alliance partners with Skyscanner

Star Alliance partners with Skyscanner

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 19:15 0

Star Alliance, the world’s largest airline alliance, has partnered with Skyscanner, the world’s travel search engine, to allow travellers visiting the Star Alliance website to ... Read More

Air Astana reports $5.3 million net profit in 2018

Air Astana reports $5.3 million net profit in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 19:05 0

Air Astana has declared unaudited net profit for 2018 of US$5.3m, driven by higher revenues and higher jet fuel costs. Total airline revenue rose by ... Read More

Beverly Hills hosts annual Celebrate Tourism Breakfast

Beverly Hills hosts annual Celebrate Tourism Breakfast

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 20:05 0

Yesterday, Beverly Hills Conference & Visitors Bureau (BHCVB) held a breakfast at the Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills for City business leaders, hoteliers and local government ... Read More

The Future of MICE: Interview with IMEX CEO Carina Bauer

The Future of MICE: Interview with IMEX CEO Carina Bauer

Frank Tetzel Frank Tetzel- January 18, 2019 07:54 0

CEO of the IMEX Group Carina Bauer graduated from Oxford University, UK, in Politics, Philosophy and Economics in 1998, Carina began her career in retail ... Read More

Kenya Airways to make daily flights to Seychelles as of February

Kenya Airways to make daily flights to Seychelles as of February

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 16, 2019 07:51 0

Seychelles will be more accessible to the outside world starting February 6, 2019, as Kenya Airways introduces additional flights to its services, operating on a ... Read More

IATA chief: Flat air freight demand growth is a big disappointment

IATA chief: Flat air freight demand growth is a big disappointment

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

Newly released IATA data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight ton kilometers (FTKs), was flat (0%) in November 2018, compared ... Read More

Why travel to Alaska in the Winter?

Why travel to Alaska in the Winter?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018 21:11 0

The U.S. State of Alaska is known to be a popular summer destination. It's widely known Alaska is very cold and dark in the winter, but ... Read More

Travel better with children during the holidays

Travel better with children during the holidays

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2018 10:25 0

Millions of North Americans travel for the holidays to spend time with family and friends, many with children in tow. Of those travelers who responded ... Read More

Israel: A vibrant market for hospitality investment

Israel: A vibrant market for hospitality investment

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2018 09:25 0

The inaugural Israel Hotel Investment Summit (IHIS) took place at the Hilton Tel Aviv in November 2018. Part of the International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF), ... Read More

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