Tag: UBER

Uber exorcism: Former CEO Kalanick’s scandal-prone rule is over
Transportation News

Uber exorcism: Former CEO Kalanick’s scandal-prone rule is over

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 24, 2019

Uber co-founder and former CEO Travis Kalanick is stepping down from the company’s Board of Directors at the end of ... Read More

‘Not fit and proper’: London strips Uber of operating license
Transportation News

‘Not fit and proper’: London strips Uber of operating license

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 25, 2019

Transport for London (TfL) regulator today announced the decision not to renew Uber's license to operate in the UK capital ... Read More

Uber is bringing flying taxis to Melbourne next year
Transportation News

Uber is bringing flying taxis to Melbourne next year

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

Uber announced plans to launch trials of its flying cars next year in Melbourne, Australia. The city is the third ... Read More

Schiphol Airport: Do not travel during tomorrow’s public transport strike!
Transportation News

Schiphol Airport: Do not travel during tomorrow’s public transport strike!

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019

Due to the public transport strike no buses and trains will be running in the Netherlands. We expect high congestion ... Read More

Rideshare an Uber Submarine: Soon available at Great Barrier Reef
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Rideshare an Uber Submarine: Soon available at Great Barrier Reef

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2019

Now tourist can explore an incredible underwater at Great Barrier Reef in Australia with the Uber app.  scUber will showcase ... Read More

Uber and Lyft say no to local authority
Transportation News

Uber and Lyft say no to local authority

editor editor- May 20, 2019

When local transportation in US cities becomes congested, noisy, or has safety concerns, they are able to manage their roads ... Read More

Uber’s new ‘Quiet Mode’ service protects passengers from talkative drivers
Transportation News

Uber’s new ‘Quiet Mode’ service protects passengers from talkative drivers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019

Premium units of US ride-hailing company Uber are now offering a new service that allows their high-end clientele to ask ... Read More

Indian Fashion Guru Sabyasachi selects Seychelles as backdrop for his first ever destination wedding collection
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Indian Fashion Guru Sabyasachi selects Seychelles as backdrop for his first ever destination wedding collection

editor editor- April 10, 2019

The beauty of Seychelles is once again at the center of a media buzz as India’s distinguished Mr. Sabyasachi Mukherjee, ... Read More

The Internet knows you are planning a vacation and will charge you more
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The Internet knows you are planning a vacation and will charge you more

editor editor- April 5, 2019

People are starting to plan their summer vacation, and for many, the planning process itself is the beginning of a ... Read More

Paine Field Airport: United Airlines and Alaska Airlines commercial flights
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Paine Field Airport: United Airlines and Alaska Airlines commercial flights

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019

Paine Field's Passenger Terminal added to its commercial flight offerings today as United Airlines' first passenger flight arrived from Denver and its ... Read More

WTTC 19th Global Summit final program: Changemakers including President Obama meet in Seville
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WTTC 19th Global Summit final program: Changemakers including President Obama meet in Seville

mm Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- March 31, 2019

The World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) will be heading to Seville, Spain this week to attend the  19th Global ... Read More

Roseate Hotels & Resorts opens uber luxury retreat in Rishikesh
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Roseate Hotels & Resorts opens uber luxury retreat in Rishikesh

editor editor- March 6, 2019

Roseate Hotels & Resorts, a global collection by Bird Hospitality, unveiled The Roseate Ganges, a luxury retreat on the banks ... Read More

Brazilian Carnivals: What, when, where and how
Cultural Travel News

Brazilian Carnivals: What, when, where and how

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019

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

National Limousine Association releases Passenger Bill of Rights
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National Limousine Association releases Passenger Bill of Rights

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019

The non-profit National Limousine Association (NLA), responsible for and dedicated to representing the interests of the private driver transportation industry, ... Read More

Which brands rank high in travel loyalty?
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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

Massive anti-Uber protest paralyzes Madrid
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Massive anti-Uber protest paralyzes Madrid

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2019

Madrid's anti-riot police, backed by a fleet of tow trucks and cranes, took several hours to clear the vehicles from ... Read More

Transcript for NACTA Red Alert: How safe is flying during U.S. government shut down?
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Transcript for NACTA Red Alert: How safe is flying during U.S. government shut down?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 24, 2019

The FAA is looking for experienced air traffic controllers. This is already true in normal times. Today the NACTA website ... Read More

Illegal: Uber banned in Brussels
Transportation News

Illegal: Uber banned in Brussels

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 3, 2019

A Belgian commercial court has declared Uber illegal in Brussels. The Dutch-speaking tribunal of Commerce sided with local taxi companies ... Read More

Luxury hotels: The best and the worst
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Luxury hotels: The best and the worst

editor editor- December 20, 2018

Twelve experienced and discerning researchers brought this year’s inside track on global luxury hotel openings. Read More

Visiting Oahu?  Don’t rent a car, ride a Charley’s in Waikiki
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Visiting Oahu? Don’t rent a car, ride a Charley’s in Waikiki

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2018

The worst American States for visitors and locals to drive are Hawaii and California according to a 2018 survey by ... Read More

Finnair Holiday Division, Aurinkomatkat Chooses RateGain
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Finnair Holiday Division, Aurinkomatkat Chooses RateGain

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 4, 2018

RateeGain today announced that they have been chosen by Aurinkomatkat, the tour operator of Finnair, to derive comprehensive rate intelligence ... Read More

Why AIRBNB and UBER may not be a safe way to travel in Costa Rica
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Why AIRBNB and UBER may not be a safe way to travel in Costa Rica

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 3, 2018

Traveling to Costa Rica and staying at an AIRBNB and taking an UBER may not be a safe decision. be ... Read More