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Pope Francesco Bergoglio addresses climate emergency
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Pope Francesco Bergoglio addresses climate emergency

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 15, 2019

At the Casina Pio IV, the Pontiff Pope Francesco Bergoglio met with participants of the meeting promoted by the Department ... Read More

Airbus:  Albatross is inspiring next generation of aircraft wings
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Airbus: Albatross is inspiring next generation of aircraft wings

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

Airbus engineers have developed a scale-model airplane with the first in-flight, flapping wing-tips that could revolutionize aircraft wing-design. The aerospace ... Read More

Seychelles efforts for a sustainable destination in the forefront
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Seychelles efforts for a sustainable destination in the forefront

editor editor- June 7, 2019

The destination joins the rest of the world to celebrate world environment day, a time us to reflect on sustainable ... Read More

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

The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali appoints new F&B Director
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The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali appoints new F&B Director

editor editor- May 25, 2019

The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali takes great pleasure to announce that Executive Chef, Mr. Manoj Rawat, has been appointed ... Read More

Bold action by London Heathrow to reduce vehicle emissions
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Bold action by London Heathrow to reduce vehicle emissions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

London Heathrow has announced it is getting ready to introduce a set of tough new measures to protect local air ... Read More

Airbus and SAS Scandinavian Airlines sign hybrid and electric aircraft research agreement
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Airbus and SAS Scandinavian Airlines sign hybrid and electric aircraft research agreement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

Airbus has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with SAS Scandinavian Airlines for hybrid and electric aircraft eco-system and infrastructure ... Read More

Germany becomes first government customer for Airbus ACJ350
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Germany becomes first government customer for Airbus ACJ350

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019

The German government has placed a firm order for three ACJ350-900 XWBs, becoming the first government customer for the type, ... Read More

InterContinental Hotels Group launches new Atwell Suites brand
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InterContinental Hotels Group launches new Atwell Suites brand

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) today revealed its new all-suites brand, Atwell Suites, to thousands of IHG owners and operators at ... Read More

Mayor Liccardo commissions San José International Airport’s new fleet of all-electric buses
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Mayor Liccardo commissions San José International Airport’s new fleet of all-electric buses

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019

San José Mayor Sam Liccardo today led the commissioning of Mineta San José International Airport’s (SJC) brand-new fleet of 10 ... Read More

Sietse Nabben named General Manager at Hotel Hendricks
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Sietse Nabben named General Manager at Hotel Hendricks

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019

With over twenty years in the hospitality industry, Sietse Nabben brings his unique experiences and accomplishments to Midtown’s newest hotspot, ... Read More

American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership
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American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019

The Board of Directors of the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) is pleased to announce the appointment of ... Read More

Avianca announces CEO retirement
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Avianca announces CEO retirement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019

Avianca Holdings S.A. today announced that Hernán Rincón Lema has notified the Avianca Holdings Board of Directors that he plans ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

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

American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership
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American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019

The Board of Directors of the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) is pleased to announce the appointment of ... Read More

The Landmark Bangkok appoints SKAL member Francis Zimmerman as a new GM
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The Landmark Bangkok appoints SKAL member Francis Zimmerman as a new GM

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 23, 2019

Francis Zimmerman has recently joined the Landmark Bangkok Hotel as General Manager having previously overseen operations and business development for ... Read More

Airline leadership changes hands from father to son
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Airline leadership changes hands from father to son

editor editor- April 12, 2019

The executive team of Porter Airlines is reorganizing to ensure continuity for its immediate and future development. Effective immediately, Robert ... Read More

PM Hotel Group announces senior leadership promotions
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PM Hotel Group announces senior leadership promotions

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 9, 2019

PM Hotel Group today announced three senior leadership promotions. The company's executive team is expanding with the promotions of Seon ... Read More

D.R. Congo: African Tourism Board is a place to be according World Heritage Kahuzi-Biega National Park
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D.R. Congo: African Tourism Board is a place to be according World Heritage Kahuzi-Biega National Park

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019

The African Tourism Board welcomes Kahuzi Biega National Park as a new member. The Kahuzi-Biega National Park is a protected ... Read More

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UNESCO, African Union and Ethiopia Role Model on World Press Freedom?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines, has been chosen as the Official Carrier for the 2019 World Press Freedom Day Global Conference to be ... Read More

Destinations need new resources to tackle the “invisible burden” of tourism
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Destinations need new resources to tackle the “invisible burden” of tourism

editor editor- March 26, 2019

A report published today by the Travel Foundation, Cornell University’s Centre for Sustainable Global Enterprise and EplerWood International describes how ... Read More

Marriott International appoints new member to Board of Directors
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Marriott International appoints new member to Board of Directors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

The Board of Directors of Marriott International, Inc. said today it has appointed Margaret M. McCarthy, Executive Vice President at ... Read More

Chorus Aviation announces executive realignment
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Chorus Aviation announces executive realignment

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019

Chorus Aviation Inc. announced today executive appointments to support its growth and diversification strategies. These appointments provide the expertise and ... Read More

Trans States Airlines introduces $60,000 signing bonus for pilots
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Trans States Airlines introduces $60,000 signing bonus for pilots

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019

Trans States Airlines now offers the highest new hire bonus package of any regional airline, with up to $60,000 in ... Read More

Airline pilots and crew enduring high levels of fatigue
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Airline pilots and crew enduring high levels of fatigue

editor editor- March 6, 2019

A new study based on real-life operations of 24 airlines and carried out on behalf of the EU Commission and ... Read More

Munich tops European airports in CDP climate protection rankings
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Munich tops European airports in CDP climate protection rankings

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 4, 2019

Munich Airport has been recognized for its effective climate change efforts by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), an international organization ... Read More

Delta Air Lines names new Chief Marketing and Communications Officer
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Delta Air Lines names new Chief Marketing and Communications Officer

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019

Delta Air Lines announced today that upon John E. “Ned” Walker’s retirement on May 1, Tim Mapes will assume the ... Read More

MGM Resorts International announces leadership changes
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MGM Resorts International announces leadership changes

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019

MGM Resorts International today announced changes to its leadership team and a streamlining of responsibilities to empower leaders to drive ... Read More

Dubai Airports unveils new brand for Dubai International
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Dubai Airports unveils new brand for Dubai International

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2019

Dubai Airports has unveiled a new brand for Dubai International (DXB) that signifies Dubai Airports’ transition from airport operator to ... Read More

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?
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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

Finnish travelers support renewable jet fuel
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Finnish travelers support renewable jet fuel

editor editor- February 5, 2019

A recent public debate of flight-related emissions has had an effect on Finnish consumers. Of all respondents, 50 percent said ... Read More

Unique hotels lead to successful guest experiences
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Unique hotels lead to successful guest experiences

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 26, 2019

The contemporary traveler sees a hotel more than just a place to sleep and take a shower. The hotel has ... Read More

Contour Airlines nearly doubles the size of its regional jet fleet
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Contour Airlines nearly doubles the size of its regional jet fleet

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019

Contour Airlines announced today that it has completed the acquisition of five additional Embraer ERJ-135 regional jets, bringing its ERJ ... Read More

Boeing tests NeXt flying car prototype to advance urban air mobility
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Boeing tests NeXt flying car prototype to advance urban air mobility

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019

Boeing yesterday successfully completed the first test flight of its autonomous passenger air vehicle (PAV) prototype in Manassas, Virginia. Boeing ... Read More

WestJet takes delivery of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner
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WestJet takes delivery of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 19, 2019

Boeing delivered the first of ten 787 Dreamliners to WestJet, marking the start of the airline's global expansion. Having long ... Read More

Ontario International Airport: Over 5.1 million airline passengers in 2018
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Ontario International Airport: Over 5.1 million airline passengers in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019

Over 5.1 million airline passengers moved through Ontario International Airport (ONT) in 2018, the highest annual total since 2008. The ... Read More

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