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How a United Nations Agency UNWTO want to silence the press?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2019

UNWTO (the World Tourism Organization)  has its own interpretation when it comes to the freedom of the press,  and it ... Read More

‘New transport ecosystem’ created at Amsterdam Drone Week

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2019

Just like the drone industry itself, the Amsterdam Drone Week is rapidly outgrowing its infancy. Together with the High Level ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister checks progress of Global Tourism Resilience Centre at Kenyatta U

editor editor- December 11, 2019

The Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, paid a visit to Kenyatta University (KU) to review progress towards the setting ... Read More

Understanding the Veneto tourism phenomenon

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- December 11, 2019

The Veneto Regional Federated Tourist Observatory was born in Venice, a new body wanted by the region, whose task is ... Read More

Air Seychelles confirms delivery of 2nd A320neo aircraft

mm Alain St.Ange- December 11, 2019

The new generation aircraft which forms part of the airlines plan to refresh its fleet, will generate unbeatable efficiency, lowest ... Read More

Russian airlines warn of sharp airfare rise in 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2019

Russia's Association of Air Transport Operators announced that a substantial increase in airfares should be expected in 2020. Airline tickets ... Read More

New 4-star hotel opens in Dubai in January 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2019

JA Resorts & Hotels announced today the early January 2020 opening of new 247-key property officially named ‘The Manor by ... Read More

Spectacular Seychelles stuns golfers yet again for second edition of MCB Tour Championship

editor editor- December 10, 2019

Seychelles could not have been more magnificent as the country held the 3-day competition of the second edition of the ... Read More

Heavy gunfire and casualties: Armed terrorists storm luxury hotel in Mogadishu

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2019

A band of heavily-armed terrorists, claiming to be a part of Somalia-based Islamist group Al-Shabab, are storming the SYL Hotel ... Read More

Turkish Airlines: 5.7 million passengers in November 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2019

Turkish Airlines, which has recently announced the passenger and cargo traffic results for November 2019, recorded 82.3% load factor in ... Read More

2019’s Best Places for New Year’s Eve

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2019

With New Year’s Eve around the corner and the majority of Americans spending up to $200 each on the occasion ... Read More

Heathrow Primary students unwrap Christmas at the airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2019

Heathrow has undergone a festive Christmas transformation, as students from Heathrow Primary deck the halls with over 500 hand crafted ... Read More

IATA urges EU to support European aviation Green Deal

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) asked the European Union to support aviation’s energy transition to sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) ... Read More

US Travel: USMCA would hold clear benefit for US economy

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2019

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement: "Today's deal announcement is a signal of significant ... Read More

Chilean plane with 38 passengers bound for Antarctica declared ‘crashed’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2019

Chilean transport aircraft headed for Antarctica and carrying 38 passengers and crew is considered to have “crashed” because it would ... Read More

Cabo Verde Airlines launches Cabo Verde-Lagos, Nigeria flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2019

Cabo Verde Airlines began regular flights to Lagos, Nigeria, on December 9th. The inaugural flight took place this Monday, December ... Read More

International LGBTQ+ Travel Association welcomes new global hospitality partner

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2019

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association is proud to announce Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, the original boutique hotel company, as a ... Read More

Flying on KLM means flying on used Cooking Oil

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 10, 2019

Sustainable fuel is produced by Neste from used cooking oil and will reduce CO2 emissions by up to 80 % ... Read More

How to fly in style from Dubai to Mexico City?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 10, 2019

 Emirates celebrated the inaugural flight of its new daily service from Dubai to Mexico City via Barcelona. The Emirates Boeing ... Read More

The first Great Barrier Reef night and day citizen science program

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 10, 2019

The first Great Barrier Reef night and day citizen science program aligned with the Australian school curriculum has been launched ... Read More

French town residents prohibited from dying on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2019

La Gresle is a rural French town with roughly 850 residents on the outskirts of Lyon, and like many countryside ... Read More

Strong earthquake rocks New Zealand just hours after deadly volcano eruption

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2019

New Zealand’s North Island was struck by a strong magnitude 5.3 earthquake less than a day after five people were ... Read More

Burnham Sterling advises Hawaiian Airlines on Japanese financing of 6 Airbus aircraft

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2019

Burnham Sterling & Co. LLC today announced it acted as exclusive financial adviser and placement agent to Hawaiian Airlines for ... Read More

Ukrainians, Palauans, N. Koreans, Libyans and Somalis denied US visas the most

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2019

This year, the United States denied entry to every other Ukrainian visa applicant, according to a document published on the ... Read More

African aviation industry leaders unite in Kenya at Routes Africa

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 9, 2019

The African aviation market will grow to over 356 million passengers by 2038, according to International Air Transport Association latest ... Read More

World Aviation Safety Summit: Cross-industry collaboration number one priority

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 9, 2019

Day one of the World Aviation Safety Summit highlighted that cross-industry collaboration remains a priority in ensuring safety for the ... Read More

Minister Bartlett to conclude discussions for establishment of first Satellite Center in Kenya

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 9, 2019

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett is currently in Kenya to conclude discussions for the establishment of the first Satellite ... Read More

US Travel: Why are eggs, steel and autos important?

editor editor- December 9, 2019

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) is free trade agreement that has been signed but not yet ratified. This agreement is ... Read More

5 visitors killed, dozens injured in New Zealand’s White Island volcano eruption

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 9, 2019

New Zealand police confirmed that at least five people have been killed after a volcano erupted off the coast of ... Read More

Nature Island open for tourism after Dominica’s general elections

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 9, 2019

Dominica's Electoral Office has published that the Dominica Labor Party won a resounding victory over the opposition in Dominica’s General ... Read More

Chile’s ultra-low-cost airline SKY orders 10 Airbus A321XLR jets

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 9, 2019

SKY, a Chile-based ultra-low-cost carrier, has signed a Purchase Agreement with Airbus for 10 A321XLRs. The airline will expand its ... Read More

Turkey introduces new tourist tax

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 9, 2019

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan signed a law according to which tourists to Turkey will have to pay a new ... Read More

Lufthansa Group concludes European purchase agreement with gategroup

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 9, 2019

The Lufthansa Group and gategroup concluded a purchase agreement for the European business of the LSG Group. The parties have ... Read More

Budapest Airport announces new Budapest-Moscow flights with Ural Airlines

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 9, 2019

Having already launched 30 new routes this year – an additional two still to commence – Budapest Airport is confirming ... Read More

Etihad raises funds tied to United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 9, 2019

Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates, has become the first airline to secure funding for a ... Read More

UNWTO wine tourism conference celebrates rural transformation and jobs

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 9, 2019

The 4th Global Conference on Wine Tourism, hosted by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Government of Chile, has ... Read More