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Hotel History: “Keyed-up executives unwind at Sheraton”

Hotel History: “Keyed-up executives unwind at Sheraton”

editor editor- May 18, 2019 21:04 0

In 1965, the Sheraton Corporation of America, under the leadership of President Ernest Henderson, created a brilliant advertising campaign: “Keyed-up Executives Unwind at Sheraton.” It ... Read More

Her Art Here: United Airlines unveils aircraft paint job designs by female artists

Her Art Here: United Airlines unveils aircraft paint job designs by female artists

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 15:16 0

Today United Airlines revealed the two winning designs, selected through a combination of official judging and public voting, for Her Art Here, a first-of-its-kind contest ... Read More

Driving intra-African connectivity and cooperation through Alliance and partnership

Driving intra-African connectivity and cooperation through Alliance and partnership

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 17, 2019 10:00 0

The African Tourism Board is currently working hard to build partnerships within the aviation industry. "Seeing Africa as one destination is perfect for any airlines ... Read More

Tanzanian tour operators plan to turn Dar Es Salaam into Paris of East Africa

Tanzanian tour operators plan to turn Dar Es Salaam into Paris of East Africa

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- May 14, 2019 20:15 0

Tanzania Tanzanian tour operators are mulling over the idea of turning the country’s commercial center of Dar Es Salaam into a ‘tourism paradise’, a copycat ... Read More

Can you take an iconic road trip in an electric vehicle?

Can you take an iconic road trip in an electric vehicle?

editor editor- May 7, 2019 21:56 0

Electric vehicles (EVs). They need recharging just like a fossil-fuel car needs to stop in at a gas pump. But how easy (or difficult) is ... Read More

Morocco wins Best Stand Design at Arabian Travel Market 2019

Morocco wins Best Stand Design at Arabian Travel Market 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 17:15 0

It’s hard to stand out from the crowd when you’re one of 2,800 exhibitors – but the Moroccan National Provincial Tourist Office has been adjudged ... Read More

Marriott International launches Homes & Villas by Marriott International

Marriott International launches Homes & Villas by Marriott International

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 23:45 0

Today, Marriott International announced Homes & Villas by Marriott International, a home rental initiative offering 2,000 premium and luxury homes located in over 100 destinations ... Read More

3rd edition of the “Days of Latvia” opens in Italy

3rd edition of the “Days of Latvia” opens in Italy

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019 01:20 0

The 3rd edition of the "Days of Latvia" was launched in Rome, in the presence of the Baltic State President, Raimonds Vejonis. The promotional event ... Read More

WTTC Summit 2019 Seville: The Untold Story

WTTC Summit 2019 Seville: The Untold Story

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 7, 2019 04:25 0

The World Travel and Tourism Council just finished their annual summit 2019 in the Spanish City of Seville last Friday. A record number of delegates listened ... Read More

Attending an Indian Wedding: A niche tourism opportunity

Attending an Indian Wedding: A niche tourism opportunity

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 31, 2019 03:47 0

Indian weddings are known to be over the top. Hotels and resorts love to organize Indian weddings. A hotel in Hawaii told eTurboNews: "Yes it's ... Read More

“It’s easier to fly nude”: Naked man attempts to board plane in Moscow airport

“It’s easier to fly nude”: Naked man attempts to board plane in Moscow airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 23, 2019 17:31 0

A man was filmed trying to board a plane to Crimea in a Moscow airport after stripping in public. He stood in the line for ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines stops attempt to confuse Boeing Max 8 investigation

Ethiopian Airlines stops attempt to confuse Boeing Max 8 investigation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 22, 2019 09:17 0

Are larger powers or Boeing behind a report published by the Washington Post based on something that happened in 2015 before the Boeing MAX 8 ... Read More

Love to travel? Like to eat? Why Portugal should be on your bucket list

Love to travel? Like to eat? Why Portugal should be on your bucket list

editor editor- March 22, 2019 01:32 1

The gastronomy scene in Portugal is booming with the food scene finally stepping out of the shadow of Spain. While neighboring Spain often steals the ... Read More

Italy travel: Extraordinary opening of hidden treasures to the world

Italy travel: Extraordinary opening of hidden treasures to the world

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 22, 2019 00:26 2

An extraordinary opening is about to take place of over 1,100 sites in 430 locations in Italy, from the Palazzo della Consulta in Rome to ... Read More

Chinese outbound tourists’ favorite activities ranked

Chinese outbound tourists’ favorite activities ranked

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019 16:15 0

While their non-Chinese counterparts trotted along the desert of Egypt, transporting themselves to the ancient days where Pharaohs ruled, the typical Chinese tourists would find ... 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

Brazilian Carnivals: What, when, where and how

Brazilian Carnivals: What, when, where and how

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019 18:30 0

1. Is there just one ‘carnival’ or are there several? Where are they? Carnival is a holiday in Brazil – this year it will go ... Read More

Six Tenerife-born parrots in danger of extinction reintroduced to Brazil

Six Tenerife-born parrots in danger of extinction reintroduced to Brazil

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019 16:08 0

The six specimens of Lear's Macaw (Anodorhynchus leari) born in the Loro Parque Foundation's facilities and moved last August to Brazil for their reinsertion in ... Read More

First “hetero-friendly” hotel opens in Italy

First “hetero-friendly” hotel opens in Italy

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 21, 2019 01:42 0

Axel Hotels Group is the first "hetero-friendly" hotel to open in Italy. It is a new project that is part of its expansion plan for ... Read More

Flying to Hawaii unsafe on a B737-800?  Boeing declines to comment

Flying to Hawaii unsafe on a B737-800? Boeing declines to comment

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 7, 2019 00:58 4

Is it safe flying a Southwest Airline B737-800 aircraft from North America to Hawaii? This is a question many experts are asking these days. A ... Read More

12 is better than one: The importance of partnerships in impact work

12 is better than one: The importance of partnerships in impact work

editor editor- February 5, 2019 01:32 0

Paul Vallee is Managing Director of the BestCities Global Alliance. He is responsible for the successful delivery of the alliance’s strategic plan, performance monitoring, and ... Read More

Red or White? Left or Right Bank? Answer: Bordeaux

Red or White? Left or Right Bank? Answer: Bordeaux

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- February 2, 2019 19:34 0

Do you look forward to enjoying a glass of wine with lunch or dinner? Do you eagerly scan the wine list, and then start to ... 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

In Amsterdam, tourism growth is not the enemy, bad management is

In Amsterdam, tourism growth is not the enemy, bad management is

editor editor- February 1, 2019 04:59 2

As former Secretary General of the UNWTO, the specialized agency of the UN mandated with promoting healthy and sustainable tourism, I am watching with concern ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019 17:25 0

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

Italy’s Matera inaugurated as European Capital of Culture 2019

Italy’s Matera inaugurated as European Capital of Culture 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019 00:20 0

“This is an important day for Matera, for Italy for Europe, which demonstrates its ability to recognize and enhance its cultures”. With these words the ... Read More

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

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

editor editor- January 8, 2019 20:48 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 4, 2019 05:33 0

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

The Living and Itinerant Christmas Crib of Baia and Latina

The Living and Itinerant Christmas Crib of Baia and Latina

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018 02:15 0

Faithful to the origins and, according to tradition from the will of St. Francis to revive in a natural setting the birth of Bethlehem with ... Read More

Ibiza’s new luxury hotel inspired by Coco Chanel

Ibiza’s new luxury hotel inspired by Coco Chanel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2018 17:30 0

BLESS Collection Hotels announces the launch of BLESS Hotel Ibiza, the second property from the new luxury brand. The hotel will open its doors in ... Read More

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