Tag: Sweden

Swedish Foreign Minister: Sweden is safe to visit
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Swedish Foreign Minister: Sweden is safe to visit

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 25, 2019

Swedish Foreign Minister Ann Linde said that foreign citizens do not want to come to Sweden, since this country has ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there
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U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there

editor editor- June 5, 2019

Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association President and CEO was the first to speak at the U.S. Travel Association’s IPW Press ... Read More

Finland joins Nordic forefront in reducing emissions in aviation
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Finland joins Nordic forefront in reducing emissions in aviation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

Finland’s incoming government has today introduced its Government Program which includes ambitious climate targets and a goal for carbon neutral ... Read More

UNWTO: Local residents remain largely positive to urban tourism
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UNWTO: Local residents remain largely positive to urban tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

A global survey conducted by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and IPSOS shows a positive picture of local residents’ perceptions ... Read More

Swedish government wants to ban ‘Nazi’ Norse runes and Swedes hate the stupid idea
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Swedish government wants to ban ‘Nazi’ Norse runes and Swedes hate the stupid idea

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

The Swedish government is looking into the possibility of forbidding the use of Norse runes, local media has reported, amid ... Read More

Controversial Eurovision in Israel crowns The Netherland with Arcade by Duncan Laurence
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Controversial Eurovision in Israel crowns The Netherland with Arcade by Duncan Laurence

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2019

The Eurovision contest in Tel Aviv Israel was a nonstop tourist party but not without controversy. Many were protesting against ... Read More

Neste and Air BP bring sustainable aviation fuel to Caen airport in France
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Neste and Air BP bring sustainable aviation fuel to Caen airport in France

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019

Neste and Air BP are supporting the business aviation sector’s Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuel (SAJF) initiative and helping drive its ... Read More

Tourism in Tel Aviv is one big party this week with Eurovision
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Tourism in Tel Aviv is one big party this week with Eurovision

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019

Tourism is booming in Tel Aviv this week with hotels sold out, residents staying with relatives to rent their rooms ... Read More

African Tourism Board Friends of the Media Network now in 28 countries
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African Tourism Board Friends of the Media Network now in 28 countries

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 12, 2019

Africa is a hot travel and tourism focus for the press.  The African Tourism Board friends of the ATB media ... Read More

Strike: Scandinavian Airlines SAS about to refuse 70,000+ passengers
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Strike: Scandinavian Airlines SAS about to refuse 70,000+ passengers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 26, 2019

More than 70,000 passengers may get stranded today flying through, from or to airports in Scandinavia. This is a social ... Read More

Neste and Air BP ready to deliver sustainable aviation fuel
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Neste and Air BP ready to deliver sustainable aviation fuel

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2019

Neste, a products producer from wastes and residues, and Air BP, the international aviation fuel products and services supplier, have ... Read More

WikiLeaks founder Assange arrested in London after Ecuador axes asylum deal
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WikiLeaks founder Assange arrested in London after Ecuador axes asylum deal

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been dragged out of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London where he has spent the last ... Read More

Strange blue lights over the arctic stun travelers
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Strange blue lights over the arctic stun travelers

editor editor- April 9, 2019

Travelers were stunned this weekend to spot strange blue lights appear in the Arctic skies. The blue lights appeared in ... Read More

Summer Schedule 2019: Frankfurt Airport puts spring in its step
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Summer Schedule 2019: Frankfurt Airport puts spring in its step

editor editor- March 26, 2019

New flight schedule to take effect on March 31 – Total flights expanding moderately Frankfurt Airport (FRA) continues to strengthen its ... Read More

British Airways Pilots thought Edinburg was in Germany and landed in the wrong city
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British Airways Pilots thought Edinburg was in Germany and landed in the wrong city

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 26, 2019

Passengers at London City Airport today boarded British Airways flight BA3281 assuming they would fly to Duesseldorf, Germany but were ... Read More

Europeans travel to GCC in record numbers: 29% increase by 2023 expected
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Europeans travel to GCC in record numbers: 29% increase by 2023 expected

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019

Arrivals from Europe to the GCC will increase 29% over the period 2018 to 2023, driven by new and direct ... Read More

No terror when tour bus exploded in Stockholm
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No terror when tour bus exploded in Stockholm

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

Earlier Sunday a first suspected terror attack was reported in Stockholm, Sweden. A tourist bus exploded when it hit the top of ... Read More

Sweden proposing ambitious aviation greenhouse gas emission reduction target
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Sweden proposing ambitious aviation greenhouse gas emission reduction target

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 4, 2019

Sweden has an ambitious target of being fossil-free by 2045. As a part of the initiative, a proposal for decarbonizing ... Read More

Portugal, Sweden, and Canada most LGBT-friendly travel countries
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Portugal, Sweden, and Canada most LGBT-friendly travel countries

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019

Thanks to legal improvements for trans- and intersex persons as well as anti-hate crime initiatives, Portugal for the first time ... Read More

The Seychelles Islands displayed at the MATKA Nordic Travel Fair 2019
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The Seychelles Islands displayed at the MATKA Nordic Travel Fair 2019

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- February 14, 2019

The Seychelles Tourism Board team in the Nordic Regions brought some sunshine to cold Finland as the Seychelles destination was ... Read More

“Doha Declaration” calls for review of existing aviation regulatory framework
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“Doha Declaration” calls for review of existing aviation regulatory framework

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, has welcomed the publication of the “Doha Declaration”, a ... Read More

All about Whiskey
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All about Whiskey

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- February 9, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019

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

Qatar Airways GCEO delivers keynote address at CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit
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Qatar Airways GCEO delivers keynote address at CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019

The first day of the CAPA Qatar Aviation, Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit kicked off on Tuesday 5 February at the ... Read More

UNWTO: Citizens recognize positive impact of tourism sector
Travel Associations News

UNWTO: Citizens recognize positive impact of tourism sector

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019

According to the first ever global survey conducted by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and IPSOS, 47% of respondents think ... Read More

FITUR beats the record for participation in its most international edition yet
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FITUR beats the record for participation in its most international edition yet

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019

From 23 to 27 January, Madrid will once again become the focus of attention for the international tourism community with ... Read More

Qatar Airways celebrates the launch of its second Swedish gateway
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Qatar Airways celebrates the launch of its second Swedish gateway

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019

To celebrate the launch of Qatar Airways’ new direct service to Gothenburg, Sweden, Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency ... Read More

Sweden turns into the world’s largest gourmet restaurant
Culinary Travel News

Sweden turns into the world’s largest gourmet restaurant

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 19, 2019

To highlight healthy and natural food available in nature, Sweden, together with four Swedish Michelin-starred chefs, is launching The Edible ... Read More

Out of the Shadows Index: Child sex abuse and exploitation
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Out of the Shadows Index: Child sex abuse and exploitation

editor editor- January 16, 2019

Approximately 200 million of the world's children experiencing child sex abuse each year, Read More

Dubai Runway Closure: Emirates adjusts schedule
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Dubai Runway Closure: Emirates adjusts schedule

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2019

Emirates has announced adjustments to its operational schedules in 2019 to minimise the impact of the closure of Dubai International ... Read More

Global travel retail market: Strategies and forecasts
Shopping Travel News

Global travel retail market: Strategies and forecasts

editor editor- January 8, 2019

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

Centara’s COSI hotel in Samui wins Agoda Gold Circle award
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Centara’s COSI hotel in Samui wins Agoda Gold Circle award

editor editor- January 8, 2019

COSI is the innovative new lifestyle hotel brand from Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator. Read More

Art + Design. Wit, humor and WOW
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Art + Design. Wit, humor and WOW

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 5, 2019

In New York, thousands art connoisseurs, collectors, gallery owners (and their staff), interior designers converged on the Park Avenue Armory ... Read More

Centara’s COSI hotel in Samui wins Agoda Gold Circle award
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Centara’s COSI hotel in Samui wins Agoda Gold Circle award

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 4, 2019

Agoda, one of the most popular online reservation sites in Asia, has awarded COSI Samui Chaweng Beach its 2018 Gold ... Read More

Qatar Airways celebrate the launch of its third Vietnamese gateway
Airline News

Qatar Airways celebrate the launch of its third Vietnamese gateway

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018

To celebrate the launch of Qatar Airways’ inaugural flight to Da Nang, Vietnam, Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency ... Read More

Qatar Airways CEO:  Airline has rapid expansion plans
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Qatar Airways CEO: Airline has rapid expansion plans

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2018

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, hosted a media roundtable with global media to discuss ... Read More