Tag: tracking

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 22:05 0

Citizens of the US and Canada are among seven countries who can now use ePassport gates, giving easier and faster entry into the UK. The ... 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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 18:01 0

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

Accor leverages expanded brand portfolio to accelerate Africa development plans

Accor leverages expanded brand portfolio to accelerate Africa development plans

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 17:59 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 23:05 0

Airlines that are adding tracking at more points of the baggage journey are enjoying a huge improvement in bag delivery globally. The SITA 2019 Baggage ... Read More

How Emirates is supporting and preserving biodiversity

How Emirates is supporting and preserving biodiversity

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019 07:51 0

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

Airbus launches “Skywise Health Monitoring” with Allegiant Air

Airbus launches “Skywise Health Monitoring” with Allegiant Air

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 14:09 0

Airbus has launched first operations of a new Skywise service – Skywise Health Monitoring (SHM) – with Allegiant Air on its A320s. Dynamically coupled with ... Read More

Hotel owners warned: Groundbreaking sex trafficking lawsuits hold owners liable

Hotel owners warned: Groundbreaking sex trafficking lawsuits hold owners liable

editor editor- April 2, 2019 20:01 1

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 16:18 0

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

Global average airline ticket price expected to drop by April

Global average airline ticket price expected to drop by April

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019 16:30 0

CWT Solutions Group forecasts global average ticket prices (ATP) for air bookings will drop to around US$673 by April, down just over 4% from February ... Read More

Making air travel affordable and accessible to the common man

Making air travel affordable and accessible to the common man

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- March 1, 2019 02:16 0

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

UK hotel profits drop due to rising costs

UK hotel profits drop due to rising costs

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 22:15 0

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 to rising costs, according to ... Read More

Badass women dominating adventure travel

Badass women dominating adventure travel

editor editor- February 22, 2019 02:59 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 19:10 0

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

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019 23:36 0

The European Union yesterday renewed sanctions against Zimbabwe after condemning the chaotic situation of human right abuses in that Southern African country. Here is what ... 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

Dangerous air quality in Bangkok: Tourism Industry is concerned

Dangerous air quality in Bangkok: Tourism Industry is concerned

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 6, 2019 06:39 0

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

Which brands rank high in travel loyalty?

Which brands rank high in travel loyalty?

editor editor- February 5, 2019 23:52 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 3, 2019 20:59 0

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

Plane crashes into the Atlantic off Palm Beach coast

Plane crashes into the Atlantic off Palm Beach coast

editor editor- February 2, 2019 00:18 0

A Piper PA-32R, a small fixed-wing propeller plane, has crashed into the Atlantic Ocean 23 miles off the coast of Palm Beach, Florida this afternoon, ... 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

Out of the Shadows Index: Child sex abuse and exploitation

Out of the Shadows Index: Child sex abuse and exploitation

editor editor- January 16, 2019 02:10 0

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

Commercial demand helps European hotels’ profit growth in November

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019 18:25 0

Demand from the commercial segment accounted for more than 40 percent of accommodated roomnights in November and helped fuel a 5.2-percent year-on-year increase in profit ... Read More

UK hotels: Second consecutive month of profit growth in November

UK hotels: Second consecutive month of profit growth in November

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019 00:25 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019 01:31 0

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

Uganda Wildlife Authority protecting lions, communities and tourism

Uganda Wildlife Authority protecting lions, communities and tourism

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- January 8, 2019 00:21 0

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

Marriott data breach: Passports not encrypted

Marriott data breach: Passports not encrypted

editor editor- January 4, 2019 21:05 0

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

Drop your luggage

Drop your luggage

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- December 29, 2018 20:04 0

The airlines do not care if we are going to be away from home for one hour or one year, baggage is evil and must ... Read More

FAA: Do not aim holiday laser-light displays at the sky!

FAA: Do not aim holiday laser-light displays at the sky!

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 12, 2018 15:20 2

With the holiday season upon us, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) wants to make sure your laser-light displays are aimed at your house and not ... Read More

FCM Ends 2018 on a High After Winning World’s Leading Travel Management Company Trophy for 8th Year Running

FCM Ends 2018 on a High After Winning World’s Leading Travel Management Company Trophy for 8th Year Running

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 10, 2018 11:43 1

FCM Travel Solutions, which has a presence in over 95 countries globally, is ending 2018 on a high after being named the World’s Leading Travel ... Read More

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