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African Tourism Board President will speak at the IATA Regional Aviation Forum in Ghana

African Tourism Board President will speak at the IATA Regional Aviation Forum in Ghana

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019 06:16 0

The African Tourism Board knows the importance of connectivity for the growing travel and tourism industry to the continent.  African Tourism Board objective is to ... Read More

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

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

editor editor- May 18, 2019 21:04 0

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

5 Money-Saving Tips While Traveling

5 Money-Saving Tips While Traveling

editor editor- May 16, 2019 19:45 0

Now that you’ve done your research on your next destination for your trip, it is time to gear up and travel. While you are traveling, ... Read More

Passenger Safety: Boeing puts pressure on FAA to get Boeing 737MAX flying and worry later

Passenger Safety: Boeing puts pressure on FAA to get Boeing 737MAX flying and worry later

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2019 00:08 0

Airlines are desperate getting their fleet of Boeing 737 MAX flying again. The recertification process of the 737 MAX will require regaining the confidence of ... Read More

International inbound travel to US falls by whopping 5.4 percent

International inbound travel to US falls by whopping 5.4 percent

editor editor- May 8, 2019 21:22 0

What caused the big dip in international inbound travel in the United States this past March? Could it really have been due to a holiday? ... Read More

Spain’s secret: Txakoli wines

Spain’s secret: Txakoli wines

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- May 4, 2019 21:38 0

The first mention of Txakoli (pronounced cha-ko-lee) wines dates back to 1520. The wine was locally consumed and rarely enjoyed beyond Basque Country borders. Historically, ... Read More

FAA frenzied, secretive rush to re-certify Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

FAA frenzied, secretive rush to re-certify Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019 19:04 0

Ethiopian Airlines and Lions Air crash, American Airlines shutting up whistleblowers, loose debris damaging the wiring at a Boeing 787 factory, economic loss claimed not to ... Read More

Four Seasons launches Bali’s first hotel arrival by river raft

Four Seasons launches Bali’s first hotel arrival by river raft

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 19:01 0

Famed for its dramatic treetop arrival via a suspension bridge, the World’s #1 Hotel is now offering guests a 180-degree change of perspective, with Bali’s ... Read More

North Korea abandoning tourism? Test fires weapon

North Korea abandoning tourism? Test fires weapon

editor editor- April 17, 2019 22:43 1

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un today witnessed the test-firing of a new type of tactical guided weapon. The Korean Central News Agency said Chairman ... Read More

Strongest year-by-year growth in a decade expected

Strongest year-by-year growth in a decade expected

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019 01:10 0

The number of business trips and the cost of those trips is set to rise in 2019, according to the 14th annual International Travel Management ... Read More

Travel industry building for more sustainable future this Earth Day and beyond

Travel industry building for more sustainable future this Earth Day and beyond

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 16:01 0

A day to promote environmental awareness and bring attention to the protection of the planet, Earth Day is celebrated in more than 193 countries each ... Read More

Boeing 737 MAX’s disasters could impair global Artificial Intelligence development

Boeing 737 MAX’s disasters could impair global Artificial Intelligence development

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 23, 2019 19:29 0

Two deadly crashes involving Boeing’s newest airplane in less than six months puts in jeopardy not only the credibility of the manufacturer, but also new ... Read More

Italy travel: Destination Baia and Latina steps into the video limelight

Italy travel: Destination Baia and Latina steps into the video limelight

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 21, 2019 02:03 0

In 2017,  “The Year of the  Borghi” was celebrated in Italy. According to the directive of the former Minister, Dario Franceschini, the initiative was created ... Read More

2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city

2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 15:42 0

Trade tensions and populist undercurrents continue to dominate the global economic climate. Combined with the threat of stringent and inconsistent monetary policies looming over markets, ... Read More

Challenging start to 2019 for hotels in mainland Europe

Challenging start to 2019 for hotels in mainland Europe

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 17:30 0

Profit per room at hotels in mainland Europe fell by 9.1 percent year-over-year in January—the largest margin of decline in this measure since August 2016—as ... Read More

Surrey introduces world’s first AI-powered travel guide

Surrey introduces world’s first AI-powered travel guide

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 19:15 0

The University of Surrey has developed the world’s first AI-powered travel guide to work alongside Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly Slow Travel book. A ... Read More

How Bob Marley is still a top tourism driver to Jamaica

How Bob Marley is still a top tourism driver to Jamaica

editor editor- February 22, 2019 23:34 0

In today’s hectic times, Bob Marley & The Wailers’ new “Easy Skanking” video serves as a carefree reminder to celebrate the ongoing global legacy that ... Read More

From Kurt Cobain to Soundgarden: Morrison Hotel Gallery kicks off Grunge Month

From Kurt Cobain to Soundgarden: Morrison Hotel Gallery kicks off Grunge Month

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 23:15 0

Happy Birthday Kurt Cobain! In honor of what would have been Kurt Cobain's 50th birthday, Morrison Hotel Gallery is announcing its next exhibition: Grunge - ... Read More

European airlines lead 2018 a la carte revenue estimate at $22.5 billion

European airlines lead 2018 a la carte revenue estimate at $22.5 billion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 16:37 0

The latest airline industry report estimated airline a la carte revenue at $65 billion worldwide for 2018. Each year IdeaWorksCompany analyses the ancillary revenue disclosures ... Read More

Six destinations to become leaders of Salento’s 2019 tourist season

Six destinations to become leaders of Salento’s 2019 tourist season

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2019 20:32 0

Salento, located at the southern end of Apulia in Southern Italy, keeps building up its image and the consequent increase of tourism demand. At BIT ... Read More

Travel Trends Index: Domestic business travel projected to surge

Travel Trends Index: Domestic business travel projected to surge

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 18:20 3

Travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.6 percent year-over-year in December, according to the U.S. Travel Association's latest Travel Trends Index (TTI)—marking the industry's ... Read More

Increase in Chinese visitors outstrips global average

Increase in Chinese visitors outstrips global average

editor editor- February 5, 2019 00:54 0

The Chinese are heading to Europe in ever-greater numbers to celebrate their New Year this week (February 4-10).  Bookings to European Union destinations are ahead ... Read More

2018 second consecutive year of large gains for European hotels

2018 second consecutive year of large gains for European hotels

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 21:20 0

Hotels in Europe suffered a 2.7-percent year-on-year decline in profit per room in December, yet still, annual GOPPAR rose 9.2 percent, marking a second consecutive ... Read More

What is challenging the hotel industry this year?

What is challenging the hotel industry this year?

editor editor- January 26, 2019 02:22 0

The increase in mobile traffic and the importance of metasearch engines, the emergence of voice searches and the need to respond to an always-connected user ... Read More

South Asia Tourism finds prominent footing in world economy

South Asia Tourism finds prominent footing in world economy

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 24, 2019 01:16 0

A just-released UN report, provides facts and figures to show the importance of South Asia Tourism. Read More

14 artworks will light up the city during Bright Brussels, Festival of Light 2019

14 artworks will light up the city during Bright Brussels, Festival of Light 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019 22:30 0

From 14 to 17 February, Bright Brussels, Festival of Light will showcase the historic heart of Brussels. Large-scale lighting installations designed by national and international ... Read More

Four foreign tourists killed, dozens injured in Cuba bus crash

Four foreign tourists killed, dozens injured in Cuba bus crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 12, 2019 02:08 0

Tour bus carrying 40 passengers, including 22 foreign tourists from Argentina, Canada, Spain, the United States, France, the Netherlands and Mexico, overturned near Guantanamo in ... Read More

International inbound travel expected to peter out

International inbound travel expected to peter out

editor editor- January 8, 2019 18:16 0

The growth of both international and domestic travel are projected to decelerate in the first few months of 2019. Read More

CTO Secretary General: 2019 outlook is bright for the Caribbean

CTO Secretary General: 2019 outlook is bright for the Caribbean

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018 16:30 0

As the Caribbean tourism sector prepares to welcome the New Year, we look forward to 2019 with a sense of optimism, excitement and much hope. ... Read More

IATA: Airlines heading for a decade in the black

IATA: Airlines heading for a decade in the black

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 12, 2018 06:30 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) forecasts the global airline industry net profit to be $35.5 billion in 2019, slightly ahead of the $32.3 billion ... Read More

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