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Europe’s first WeChat Pay Smart Airport launched at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Europe’s first WeChat Pay Smart Airport launched at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019 19:30 0

WeChat Pay and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol jointly launched Europe's first flagship WeChat Pay Smart Airport. The flagship exists of three services: WeChat Official Account, WeChat ... Read More

Which island nation consumes the most champagne in Africa?

Which island nation consumes the most champagne in Africa?

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- May 15, 2019 22:15 0

Drinking champagne is a must in several events organised by tourism establishments in Seychelles. The festive mood that the sea and sand brings also makes ... Read More

United Airlines upgraded mobile app wins Webby Award

United Airlines upgraded mobile app wins Webby Award

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 19:35 0

Last night at the 23rd Annual Webby Awards in New York City, United Airlines accepted the "People's Voice" Webby Award in the "Business and Finance" ... Read More

Would you travel nude or naked?

Would you travel nude or naked?

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- May 11, 2019 20:04 2

Face Forward. Please! Traveling sucks the moisture out of our skin! We may start the journey looking terrific and deplane looking a total wreck because ... Read More

Art Gallery or Hotel? Hotel Oriental Express in Tokyo Ginza

Art Gallery or Hotel? Hotel Oriental Express in Tokyo Ginza

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2019 07:31 0

Hotel Oriental Express in Tokyo Ginza is scheduled to open on July 26, 2019. The concept of Hotel Oriental Express Tokyo Ginza is the "Art Gallery ... Read More

Ideal ocean cruise ship: Ship sizes and what they mean for your cruise

Ideal ocean cruise ship: Ship sizes and what they mean for your cruise

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 01:35 0

Ships sizes range from megaships (over 4,000 passengers) to very small vessels and luxury yachts whose passengers number in mere dozens, and knowing the differences ... Read More

Thomas Cook selling its travel business: Chinese investment fund interested

Thomas Cook selling its travel business: Chinese investment fund interested

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- April 22, 2019 22:01 0

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

Shopping at – where else? The Dead Sea Mall!

editor editor- April 18, 2019 21:52 0

When you think of the Dead Sea, do you think of a mall? What about a mall with luxury stores, an ice cream store, cafes, ... Read More

Driving in the 10 most-visited cities in Mauritius

Driving in the 10 most-visited cities in Mauritius

editor editor- April 12, 2019 22:18 0

While there are many ways to get around Mauritius, car rentals remain a popular option. From visits to quant villages to coastal drives, to visiting ... Read More

A Japanese castle, Sanjuro the cat, and a remarkable recovery in tourism

A Japanese castle, Sanjuro the cat, and a remarkable recovery in tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 7, 2019 07:02 0

Bitchū Matsuyama Castle, also known as Takahashi Castle, is a castle located in Takahashi, Okayama Prefecture, Japan. It is not to be confused with Matsuyama ... Read More

NY Visit: Creative approaches to traditional spaces

NY Visit: Creative approaches to traditional spaces

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- March 30, 2019 21:23 0

Architectural Digest Home Design Show Delivers 40,000 people (approximately) attended the AD Home Design Show earlier this month. Architects, interior designers, retailers and wholesalers, students ... Read More

Seychelles recognized as world’s Most Beautiful Island at GQ Travel Awards Russia

Seychelles recognized as world’s Most Beautiful Island at GQ Travel Awards Russia

editor editor- March 29, 2019 19:50 0

Destination Seychelles was cited as “The Most Beautiful Island” in the world after walking away with the title at the GQ Travel Awards, a ceremony ... Read More

Boeing 737 Max forced to make emergency landing

Boeing 737 Max forced to make emergency landing

editor editor- March 26, 2019 22:02 2

The Federal Aviation Administration reported that a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Max jet was forced to make an emergency landing today, Tuesday, March 26, 2018, ... Read More

Aéroports de Montréal: Record number of travelers at Montréal-Trudeau

Aéroports de Montréal: Record number of travelers at Montréal-Trudeau

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 23, 2019 01:30 0

Aéroports de Montréal (ADM) today announced its operating results for the year ended December 31, 2018. A record number of travelers were welcomed at Montréal-Trudeau, ... Read More

RIU Hotels & Resorts and TUI: A safety concern for German travelers?

RIU Hotels & Resorts and TUI: A safety concern for German travelers?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 19, 2019 22:09 0

RIU Hotels & Resorts just bought 10 million Euros in the form of 1.1 million shares in TUI AG, holding now a stake of 3.56%. ... Read More

Southwest Airlines announces leadership changes

Southwest Airlines announces leadership changes

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2019 00:12 0

Southwest Airlines Co. announces several Leadership changes. Vice President Customer Support & Services Chris Wahlenmaier has announced his plans to retire. Wahlenmaier joined Southwest in ... Read More

Detroit’s neo-Gothic Metropolitan Building becomes first Michigan Element Hotel

Detroit’s neo-Gothic Metropolitan Building becomes first Michigan Element Hotel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2019 20:10 0

Element Hotels, part of Marriott International, along with Detroit-based Roxbury Group and Means Group, announce today the opening of Element Detroit at the Metropolitan, marking ... Read More

Unique hotels lead to successful guest experiences

Unique hotels lead to successful guest experiences

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 26, 2019 20:03 0

The contemporary traveler sees a hotel more than just a place to sleep and take a shower. The hotel has become part of the travel ... Read More

Caribbean Week returns to New York with unmistakable flair, sound and cuisine

Caribbean Week returns to New York with unmistakable flair, sound and cuisine

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019 17:08 0

In celebration of the region’s distinct characteristics, diverse backgrounds and standout cultural traditions, Caribbean Week New York’s electrifying activities will reflect the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s ... Read More

Back to school: Learning how to look good

Back to school: Learning how to look good

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 19, 2019 21:04 0

Those that ponder the importance of “beauty” should recognize that the industry is valued at billions of dollars and is supported by men and women. Read More

SriLankan Airlines says Airbus aircraft not right for them

SriLankan Airlines says Airbus aircraft not right for them

editor editor- January 19, 2019 19:35 3

SriLankan Airlines said in a statement that it "wishes to clarify its position with regard to the utilization of one of its Airbus A330-200 aircraft. Read More

Why a Sri Lankan Airlines A330-200 is parked in Colombo with one engine missing?

Why a Sri Lankan Airlines A330-200 is parked in Colombo with one engine missing?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 19, 2019 06:18 0

A Sri Lankan Airlines Airbus A330-200 has been parked at Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport with one engine missing and is not moving. The Airline said ... 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

Hotel history: Hotel Bossert once owned by Jehovah’s Witnesses

Hotel history: Hotel Bossert once owned by Jehovah’s Witnesses

editor editor- January 12, 2019 20:21 0

The Hotel Bossert was built in 1909 by Louis Bossert, a Brooklyn lumber magnate, as a residential hotel in Brooklyn Heights. The historic 14-story, 224-room ... Read More

Global travel retail market: Strategies and forecasts

Global travel retail market: Strategies and forecasts

editor editor- January 8, 2019 21:05 0

The global travel retail market was at US$ 63.59 billion in 2017 growing with a CAGR of 8.1% during the forecast period from 2018 to ... Read More

China says No to Christmas, but Yes to tourism

China says No to Christmas, but Yes to tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018 21:30 0

A fascinating country to visit is China unless you're Christian and want to celebrate Christmas Chinese style. This may be a dangerous undertaken. Christians all ... Read More

Tis the season: Where to celebrate Christmas without breaking the bank?

Tis the season: Where to celebrate Christmas without breaking the bank?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 18, 2018 15:46 2

The most wonderful time of the year is just around the corner. With Christmas being the most popular holiday in the U.S. and one of ... Read More

New Jamaica regulation to boost resort shopping next year

New Jamaica regulation to boost resort shopping next year

editor editor- December 14, 2018 11:20 0

In an effort to induce more investment in shopping and get more tourism dollars from that attraction, a new regulation will be introduced by the ... Read More

Malibu is open for business after California’s most devastating wildfire

Malibu is open for business after California’s most devastating wildfire

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2018 07:06 0

With the holidays just ahead, the Malibu Chamber of Commerce wants the public to know that the iconic city’s shops and stores are open for ... Read More

Damyang: Bamboo forests and everyone’s favorite – bamboo food!

Damyang: Bamboo forests and everyone’s favorite – bamboo food!

editor editor- December 6, 2018 10:51 0

Damyang, located in the northernmost place on the globe where bamboo can be found – on the Korean peninsula – is known for its bamboo ... Read More

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