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World’s largest steam locomotive is returning to the rails

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

The 150th anniversary celebration of the transcontinental railroad's completion isn't over yet. Union Pacific is just gathering steam following its May 9 ceremony ... Read More

Fairmont Hotels: Honeybees and responsible tourism

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, to develop responsible tourism and sound environmental practices, has announced the next evolution of its Bee ... Read More

Tanzania tour operators want reforms to improve business landscape

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- June 11, 2019

Tanzania tour operators are upbeat at the news that the government would execute the reforms highlighted on the blueprint to ... Read More

It’s cheaper abroad: Russian hotels pricing themselves out of the market

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Many Russian citizens are planning a vacation abroad this summer, according to Russian hotel booking-tracking service Ostrovok. Company experts analyzed ... Read More

IATA sets trends for Global Aviation on Environment, Slots, Baggage Tracking, One ID and Disabled Passengers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

IATA's 75th Annual General Meeting in Seoul, South Korea passed five important resolutions setting the trend in the global aviation ... Read More

Middle East & North Africa hotels: Occupancy surges, profits drop

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

Occupancy levels at hotels in the Middle East & North Africa surged to 78.2 percent in April, but it was ... Read More

European hotels’ profits down for a fifth consecutive month

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

Profit per room at hotels in mainland Europe fell for a fifth consecutive month in April, as revenue levels continued ... Read More

UK hotels suffer their largest profit decline since late 2016

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

Hotels in the UK suffered their largest margin of year-on-year profit decline since late 2016, as ancillary revenues fell and ... Read More

Visitors showed Anguilla the love this winter

editor editor- May 23, 2019

*Island Enjoys Record-Breaking Winter Season* Anguilla welcomed guests from around the world this winter, resulting in the island’s best winter ... Read More

ePassport Gates ease entry into UK for citizens of US, Canada and five other countries

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019

Citizens of the US and Canada are among seven countries who can now use ePassport gates, giving easier and faster ... Read More

United Airlines upgraded mobile app wins Webby Award

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019

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

Robots, VR, holograms and AI providing power to planners at IMEX in Frankfurt

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019

“As consumers we’re now used to – and expect – highly curated content in most aspects of our lives. Netflix ... Read More

Accor leverages expanded brand portfolio to accelerate Africa development plans

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019

Accor is fast-tracking its development plans in Africa, leveraging its expanded portfolio to consolidate its leadership position in North and ... Read More

SITA: Tracking airline passenger bags drives 66% improvement in baggage delivery

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

Airlines that are adding tracking at more points of the baggage journey are enjoying a huge improvement in bag delivery ... Read More

How Emirates is supporting and preserving biodiversity

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019

Taking its environmental responsibilities seriously and championing wildlife conservation across different corners of the planet, the Emirates Group is playing ... Read More

Airbus launches “Skywise Health Monitoring” with Allegiant Air

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

Airbus has launched first operations of a new Skywise service – Skywise Health Monitoring (SHM) – with Allegiant Air on ... Read More

Hotel owners warned: Groundbreaking sex trafficking lawsuits hold owners liable

editor editor- April 2, 2019

  Two women recently filed lawsuits against several owners and operators of hotels in Philadelphia, alleging that the hotels had ... Read More

Passenger satisfaction at baggage collection jumps to new high with mobile notifications

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019

While the adoption of technology has improved passenger satisfaction across the airport journey, the biggest jump by far over the ... Read More

Global average airline ticket price expected to drop by April

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019

CWT Solutions Group forecasts global average ticket prices (ATP) for air bookings will drop to around US$673 by April, down ... Read More

Making air travel affordable and accessible to the common man

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- March 1, 2019

Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Mr. Suresh Prabhu, today advised state government to board the “Udan” regional ... Read More

UK hotel profits drop due to rising costs

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019

Despite a 3.4-percent year-over-year increase in RevPAR in January, profit per room at UK hotels dropped by 2.6 percent due ... Read More

Badass women dominating adventure travel

editor editor- February 22, 2019

In honor of International Women’s Day (IWD), Friday, March 8, 2019, these inspiring travel professionals are working to make outdoor ... Read More

Delta Air Lines climbs in Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies rankings

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019

Delta is one of Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies Worldwide for the second consecutive year – the only airline on ... Read More

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019

The European Union yesterday renewed sanctions against Zimbabwe after condemning the chaotic situation of human right abuses in that Southern ... Read More

Star Alliance partners with Skyscanner

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019

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

Dangerous air quality in Bangkok: Tourism Industry is concerned

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 6, 2019

Bangkok is the world's most-visited city and relies on tourism for economic growth. The travel and tourism industry in Thailand is ... Read More

Which brands rank high in travel loyalty?

editor editor- February 5, 2019

Consumer expectations increase annually on average by 25%. Which airlines, hotels, car rental companies, and credit card companies rank high ... Read More

No entry to Australia for Saudi Women traveling without male guardian?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 3, 2019

Are Australian Border Force officers targeting Saudi Arabian women whom they suspect will apply for asylum? is Australia blocking asylum ... Read More

Plane crashes into the Atlantic off Palm Beach coast

editor editor- February 2, 2019

A Piper PA-32R, a small fixed-wing propeller plane, has crashed into the Atlantic Ocean 23 miles off the coast of ... Read More

2018 second consecutive year of large gains for European hotels

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019

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 ... Read More

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

Commercial demand helps European hotels’ profit growth in November

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019

Demand from the commercial segment accounted for more than 40 percent of accommodated roomnights in November and helped fuel a ... Read More

UK hotels: Second consecutive month of profit growth in November

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019

Building on October’s GOPPAR gains, UK hotels successfully produced a second consecutive month of profit growth in November, positioning hotels ... Read More

Delta Air Lines CEO: The goal is to make travel ‘magical’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019

Delta CEO Ed Bastian told the tech world Tuesday that Delta's goal is to make travel something customers don't have ... Read More

Uganda Wildlife Authority protecting lions, communities and tourism

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- January 8, 2019

Experiential tourism was introduced in Uganda to allow visitors to actively participate in monitoring animals that live in the park ... Read More

Marriott data breach: Passports not encrypted

editor editor- January 4, 2019

Marriott said for the first time that 5.25 million passport numbers were kept in the Starwood system in plain, unencrypted ... Read More