Category: World News

Caribbean Airlines Cargo interlines with Alaska Airlines

Caribbean Airlines Cargo interlines with Alaska Airlines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 25, 2019 16:39 0

Caribbean Airlines Cargo has entered into an interline agreement with Alaska Airlines, which expands the airline’s cargo network by a further sixteen destinations. The arrangement ... Read More

Oman Air achieves IATA NDC Level 4 Certification

Oman Air achieves IATA NDC Level 4 Certification

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 25, 2019 16:35 0

Oman Air, the National Carrier of the Sultanate of Oman has received the level 4 New Distribution Capability (NDC) certification from International Air Transport Association ... Read More

Airbus founding father and visionary, Roger Béteille, passes away

Airbus founding father and visionary, Roger Béteille, passes away

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 25, 2019 16:03 0

Airbus is saddened that one of its founding fathers, Roger Béteille, who not only shaped Airbus’ first commercial aircraft - the A300B - but also ... Read More

Mövenpick BDMS Wellness Resort opens in the heart of Bangkok

Mövenpick BDMS Wellness Resort opens in the heart of Bangkok

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 25, 2019 15:50 0

Mӧvenpick Hotels & Resorts announces the opening of Mövenpick BDMS Wellness Resort Bangkok in the Thai capital. Nestled in the heart of Sukhumvit, the resort ... Read More

Prague Airport selects future operator of duty free shops

Prague Airport selects future operator of duty free shops

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 25, 2019 15:42 0

The winner of the concession procedure for the operator of duty free shops at Václav Havel Airport Prague is Lagardére Travel Retail. It will acquire ... Read More

Some Caribbean destinations benefit as deaths in Dominican Republic deter US tourists

Some Caribbean destinations benefit as deaths in Dominican Republic deter US tourists

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 25, 2019 15:31 0

A spate of unexplained deaths of US tourists in the Dominican Republic, which have received extensive coverage in the media, and are now being investigated ... Read More

Number of luxury hotels in the US to reach 1,123 by 2022

Number of luxury hotels in the US to reach 1,123 by 2022

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 25, 2019 15:20 0

The US will have 1,067 luxury hotels by the end of 2019. This is expected to increase to 1,123 by 2022, at a compound annual ... Read More

U.S. Travel praises US-UAE Open Skies talks outcome

U.S. Travel praises US-UAE Open Skies talks outcome

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 25, 2019 14:30 0

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued the following statement on the conclusion of the dialogue on Open ... Read More

South Africa selling tiger and lion hunts to Chinese nouveau riche

South Africa selling tiger and lion hunts to Chinese nouveau riche

editor editor- June 25, 2019 08:34 0

Tigers, leopards, lions, elephants and rhinos were among the many species of wild animals on offer by South African hunting outfitters at the first-ever Chinese ... Read More

Tourism must deliver greater benefit to all

Tourism must deliver greater benefit to all

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- June 25, 2019 07:03 0

Tourism now dominates most Caribbean economies, drawing huge numbers of visitors and wealth into the region. Despite this, many of those who work in or ... Read More

AIPC, ICCA and UFI Launch Global Alliance

AIPC, ICCA and UFI Launch Global Alliance

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 25, 2019 05:08 0

Three global associations serving the International Meetings Industry will collaborate more closely in the future: AIPC (The International Association of Convention Centres), ICCA (The International ... Read More

Airways New Zealand opens advanced air traffic control (ATC) simulation facility in Beirut, Lebanon

Airways New Zealand opens advanced air traffic control (ATC) simulation facility in Beirut, Lebanon

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 25, 2019 05:03 0

In a milestone ceremony held in Beirut yesterday, Airways New Zealand and the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) Lebanon officially opened an advanced air traffic control ... Read More

Sad details on 7 more who died in one of Hawaii’s worst plane crashes

Sad details on 7 more who died in one of Hawaii’s worst plane crashes

editor editor- June 25, 2019 04:45 0

A Skydiving adventure turned deadly on Friday in Honolulu, when eleven people were killed. Today, the Honolulu Medical Examiner’s Office released the names of 7 ... Read More

Bermuda Tourism names Director of Corporate Communications

Bermuda Tourism names Director of Corporate Communications

editor editor- June 25, 2019 02:58 0

The Bermuda Tourism Authority (BTA) announced that Rosemary Jones has joined as Director of Corporate Communications & Strategy, reporting directly to Kevin Dallas, BTA’s Chief ... Read More

Cross border tourism promoted in India

Cross border tourism promoted in India

editor editor- June 25, 2019 02:43 0

Realizing the untapped potential of cross border tourism, the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) along with HAN Chitwan and HAN Siddharthanagar who led a group of ... Read More

Grand Hyatt Nashville names hotel GM: Hospitality veteran and former musician

Grand Hyatt Nashville names hotel GM: Hospitality veteran and former musician

editor editor- June 25, 2019 02:22 0

The name of the General Manager that will take the helm of the Grand Hyatt Nashville which is slated to open next year, was named ... Read More

Georgian Prime Minister: Georgia is safe for foreign tourists

Georgian Prime Minister: Georgia is safe for foreign tourists

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 25, 2019 00:45 0

Georgian Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze said on Monday that Georgia is a safe country for tourists from Russia and other countries. "Georgia is one of ... Read More

Italy’s Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo will host 2026 Winter Olympics

Italy’s Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo will host 2026 Winter Olympics

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 25, 2019 00:44 0

Italian cities of Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo will be hosting the 2026 Winter Olympics and Paralympics. Stockholm also was a contender to be named the ... Read More

Two Eurofighter jets crash in popular German holiday destination

Two Eurofighter jets crash in popular German holiday destination

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 25, 2019 00:00 0

According to German Interior Ministry, two Eurofighter warplanes have collided in the air and then crashed in the state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. German media reports ... Read More

Belgian police foil planned terror attack on US embassy in Brussels

Belgian police foil planned terror attack on US embassy in Brussels

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 24, 2019 23:45 0

Brussels police arrested a man on suspicion of planning an attack on the US embassy in Belgian and European Union capital city, Belgian prosecutors said ... Read More

Canada’s Minister of Transport approves WestJet’s proposed acquisition by Onex

Canada’s Minister of Transport approves WestJet’s proposed acquisition by Onex

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 24, 2019 22:48 0

WestJet Airlines Ltd. announced that Onex Corporation has received approval from the Minister of Transport (Canada) on the basis that the proposed acquisition of WestJet ... Read More

Boeing Board approves quarterly dividend

Boeing Board approves quarterly dividend

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 24, 2019 22:47 0

The Boeing Company Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg reports that the board of directors today declared a regular quarterly dividend of two ... Read More

Seychelles participated in 110th Session of UNWTO Executive Council

Seychelles participated in 110th Session of UNWTO Executive Council

editor editor- June 24, 2019 22:47 0

The 110th Session of the UNWTO Executive Council met in Baku, Azerbaijan from June 16-18, 2019. More than 40 Member States joined by representatives from ... Read More

Armenia offers to facilitate flights between Russia and Georgia after Putin bans direct air travel

Armenia offers to facilitate flights between Russia and Georgia after Putin bans direct air travel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 24, 2019 22:45 0

Armenian Prime Minister said that the country is ready to become a buffer zone between Georgia and Russia to provide air links. To this end, ... Read More

Fatal drone terror attack at Abha Airport on Sunday

Fatal drone terror attack at Abha Airport on Sunday

editor editor- June 24, 2019 22:30 0

It has been reported by a spokesman for the Saudi-led military coalition fighting in Yemen that one person was killed and 21 people were injured ... Read More

US DOT awards $495 million in infrastructure grants to 327 airports in 46 states

US DOT awards $495 million in infrastructure grants to 327 airports in 46 states

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 24, 2019 22:11 0

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $495 million in airport infrastructure grants, the ... Read More

Antigua launches new honeymoon registry during romance month

Antigua launches new honeymoon registry during romance month

editor editor- June 24, 2019 22:03 0

The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority has unveiled its new honeymoon registry, which is expected to target the growing weddings and honeymoon market. With some ... Read More

Visit Nepal2020 Campaign entices strong support in Zurich-Paris-Brussels 2019

Visit Nepal2020 Campaign entices strong support in Zurich-Paris-Brussels 2019

editor editor- June 24, 2019 22:02 0

The Nepal Tourism Board along with leading Nepali Tour Operators organized the Nepal Sales Mission in the major tourist generating cities of Europe: Zurich, Paris ... Read More

Saint Lucia: Travel and Tourism moving forward on conservation and biodiversity

Saint Lucia: Travel and Tourism moving forward on conservation and biodiversity

editor editor- June 24, 2019 21:16 0

Since its incorporation in 2016, the Saint Lucia National Conservation Fund (SLUNCF) has committed to creating a network of organizations dedicated to building capacity, promoting ... Read More

Five killed, dozens injured in Bangladesh train crash

Five killed, dozens injured in Bangladesh train crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 24, 2019 19:51 0

At least five people were killed and over a 100 were injured in a train derailment in northeastern Bangladesh, an official said Monday. The accident ... Read More

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