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John Q. Hammons: Master hotel developer and builder

John Q. Hammons: Master hotel developer and builder

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- March 16, 2019 18:25 0

One of the great hoteliers/developers of our time, John Q. Hammons developed 200 hotel properties in 40 states. But mere statistics hide the essence of ... Read More

Safety our top priority: American Airlines reassures customers after 737 MAX grounding

Safety our top priority: American Airlines reassures customers after 737 MAX grounding

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019 19:33 0

American Airlines has sent a message to all of it's customers, reassuring them that yesterday's grounding of all Boeing 737 MAX jets does not affect ... Read More

Record number of passengers hit Heathrow’s runway for London Fashion Week

Record number of passengers hit Heathrow’s runway for London Fashion Week

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019 17:15 0

Heathrow welcomed 5.48 million passengers in 28 days, securing the airport’s 28th consecutive record month for passenger growth (+1.7% vs February 2018). February’s result has ... Read More

American Airlines resumes Miami-Antigua service

American Airlines resumes Miami-Antigua service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019 02:31 0

The Antigua and Barbuda Ministry of Tourism and Investment along with the country’s Tourism Authority has announced the resumption of service by American Airlines to ... Read More

How Independent Hotels Make Big Money on Chinese FIT Travelers: The Mini Program

How Independent Hotels Make Big Money on Chinese FIT Travelers: The Mini Program

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2019 00:29 0

Compass Edge knows there is a good reason why independent hotels selling rooms to Chinese travelers should have a "Mini Program" on WeChat. Only 10% ... Read More

African Development Bank and Sophia University in Japan sign MOU to build capacity

African Development Bank and Sophia University in Japan sign MOU to build capacity

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 16:24 0

The African Development Bank and Sophia University in Japan, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote capacity development within the two institutions for their ... Read More

Visiting Mauritius: What is the best way to rent a car in Mauritius?

Visiting Mauritius: What is the best way to rent a car in Mauritius?

editor editor- March 14, 2019 04:14 2

Mauritius, an island nation in the Indian Ocean, welcomes visitors with its exotic beaches and fine hotels. It is a great destination for holidays and ... Read More

Brexit or no Brexit, UK Millennials will travel more in 2019

Brexit or no Brexit, UK Millennials will travel more in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 19:25 0

Adult British travelers under 40 intend to take 41 percent more vacations in 2019 (an extra two vacations per year on average) and additionally ramp ... Read More

55 Voices for Africa: VisaFreeAfrica announces writing competition

55 Voices for Africa: VisaFreeAfrica announces writing competition

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 15:27 0

#VisaFreeAfrica (VFA) recently introduced the 55 Voices for a Visa Free Africa (55Voices4Africa) writing competition, inviting all African youth to share stories about the challenges ... Read More

United Airlines launches new meetings portal

United Airlines launches new meetings portal

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019 17:05 0

United Airlines is improving the way customers plan travel for meetings, conferences, conventions and more with the launch of its new state-of-the-art United Meetings product, ... Read More

Why President Trump loves Boeing Max 8 and why grounding may not be an option?

Why President Trump loves Boeing Max 8 and why grounding may not be an option?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 11, 2019 10:54 0

The management at Boeing Headquarter is waking up to a week that will bring great challenges and a PR a nightmare that is already unfolding ... Read More

President Trump loves Boeing Max 8: Vietjet means America First but Ethiopian Airline and China show leadership

President Trump loves Boeing Max 8: Vietjet means America First but Ethiopian Airline and China show leadership

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 11, 2019 10:40 0

The management at Boeing Headquarter is waking up to a week that will bring great challenges and a PR a nightmare that is already unfolding ... Read More

Iran Tourism: What about hitchhiking as a woman?

Iran Tourism: What about hitchhiking as a woman?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 15:32 0

There is no war in Iran, the country is generally safe, and the living standards are comparable to those of Europe. The architecture is gorgeous, ... Read More

Chinese traveling overseas: 150 million in 2018 did it

Chinese traveling overseas: 150 million in 2018 did it

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 12:03 0

A total of 149.72 million outbound trips were made by Chinese tourists in 2018, up 14.7 percent from the previous year, the Ministry of Culture ... Read More

What Abu Dhabi Airports will show at Saudi International Airshow

What Abu Dhabi Airports will show at Saudi International Airshow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 07:05 0

Abu Dhabi Airports is participating in the inaugural edition of the Saudi International Air Show, held between March 12 – 14 at Thumamah Airport, Riyadh, ... Read More

Speed Dating Tourism Style @ Javits

Speed Dating Tourism Style @ Javits

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- March 9, 2019 20:04 0

Picture it – hundreds of small tables staffed by representatives of destinations, hotels, attractions – from Australia to Rwanda and from Indianapolis to Florida, talking ... Read More

Mortar shell found in US Embassy employee’s luggage at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport

Mortar shell found in US Embassy employee’s luggage at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019 18:15 0

Security at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport was shocked to find a mortar shell in the baggage of a US Embassy employee heading to New York. The ... Read More

United Airlines expands its domestic network with 18 new destinations in March

United Airlines expands its domestic network with 18 new destinations in March

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019 01:25 0

United Airlines is expanding its route network this month by launching service this weekend from Cleveland, Denver and Los Angeles to eight cities in California, ... Read More

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge to open at Disneyland Resort and at Walt Disney World Resort

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge to open at Disneyland Resort and at Walt Disney World Resort

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 00:10 0

In anticipation of high guest interest, Disney Parks, Experiences and Products announced today it will open Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge ahead of schedule at Disneyland ... Read More

Spirit Airlines takes to the skies with Disney

Spirit Airlines takes to the skies with Disney

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 23:03 0

Spirit Airlines today unveiled its specially-themed Airbus A321 that features a larger-than-life image of the beloved Disney character Dumbo. The airline known for inspiring its ... Read More

China, USA & Germany are top 3 biggest global travel spenders

China, USA & Germany are top 3 biggest global travel spenders

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019 17:25 1

A recent study estimated the global expenditure on tourism to be just short of $1.5 trillion, with cheap flights and rising economies broadening the horizons ... Read More

Seattle Celebrates Record-Breaking Tourism Season with More Than 40 Million Visitors in 2018

Seattle Celebrates Record-Breaking Tourism Season with More Than 40 Million Visitors in 2018

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- March 5, 2019 11:11 0

Seattle and King Country saw record visitor volume, expenditures, tax contributions and travel-related employment for Seattle and King County in 2018 for the ninth year ... Read More

Emirates debuts new lounge at FCO Rome airport

Emirates debuts new lounge at FCO Rome airport

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 5, 2019 00:12 0

Emirates premium customers who leave from Rome Leonardo da Vinci the main Italian airport can now count on higher levels of comfort and convenience, thanks ... Read More

Men’s style guide for traveling in business class

Men’s style guide for traveling in business class

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 4, 2019 09:54 0

If you have a job that involves a lot of traveling to different cities and countries, then you hopefully work for a company that has ... Read More

Travel Marketing To and Protecting Visiting Children

Travel Marketing To and Protecting Visiting Children

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- March 3, 2019 17:38 0

One of the most difficult segments of the tourism industry to which to market protect the children or young adult segment, In reality, this segment breaks down into at ... Read More

US State Department Travel Advisory for Bahamas: What it really means for visitors?

US State Department Travel Advisory for Bahamas: What it really means for visitors?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 3, 2019 10:48 2

The recent travel advisory issued by the U.S. State Department alerting the 6 million US travelers vacationing in the Bahamas every year could have a ... Read More

Travel professionals take over Javits

Travel professionals take over Javits

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- March 2, 2019 21:04 0

If you happened to walk by the Javits Convention Center in January, you would have found thousands of travel professionals dashing to and from dozens ... Read More

United Airlines giving women artists a larger than life canvas

United Airlines giving women artists a larger than life canvas

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 15:42 0

In advance of Women's History Month beginning on Friday, United Airlines is launching a first-of-its-kind contest designed to find and uplift underrepresented women artists by ... Read More

US DOT strengthens safety provisions for lithium batteries transported by aircraft

US DOT strengthens safety provisions for lithium batteries transported by aircraft

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019 17:05 0

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), in coordination with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), today issued an Interim Final ... Read More

Air Canada Toronto to Honolulu nonstop on Dreamliner

Air Canada Toronto to Honolulu nonstop on Dreamliner

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 12:03 0

Air Canada will operate its seasonal service between Toronto and Honolulu next winter with its state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Customers traveling between Toronto and Hawaii.  Dreamliner service will be available on the Toronto-Honolulu route ... Read More

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