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Chaos behind the scene: UNWTO General Assembly in Saint Petersburg opens

Chaos behind the scene: UNWTO General Assembly in Saint Petersburg opens

Let us reclaim our UNWTO!  These voices are getting louder and louder among delegates attending the 23rd UNWTO General ... Read More

UNWTO a regime of good statistics, fear and corruption

UNWTO a regime of good statistics, fear and corruption

The UNWTO General Assembly opened in Saint Petersburg Russa today. UNWTO is turning into an organization with many controversies. ... Read More

eTurboNews will not be silenced by UNWTO

eTurboNews will not be silenced by UNWTO

The UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Polalikasvi is worried about eTurboNews and started blocking this publication. With more than 11,205 articles ... Read More

UNWTO shut doors on Dr. Taleb Rifai, former UNWTO Secretary-General

UNWTO shut doors on Dr. Taleb Rifai, former UNWTO Secretary-General

You are not invited to the UNWTO General Assembly 2019 in Saint Petersburg is the clear message by UNWTO ... Read More

Spain and Italy named top summer sailing trip destinations for UK holidaymakers

Spain and Italy named top summer sailing trip destinations for UK holidaymakers

Spain and Italy have been named as the most popular destinations for British holidaymakers looking to take a sailing ... Read More

Five people killed in bizarre plane and helicopter mid-air collision in Mallorca

Five people killed in bizarre plane and helicopter mid-air collision in Mallorca

Five people, including one child, are dead after a bizarre  involving a helicopter and a small airplane on the ... Read More

Move Over Wine: Make Room for Beer from Spain

Move Over Wine: Make Room for Beer from Spain

The Change in Spain We easily associate wine with Spain; however, this country is also home to Europe’s oldest ... Read More

Ryanair under fire for still selling tickets for strike days

Ryanair under fire for still selling tickets for strike days

Irish low-cost airline Ryanair has been severely criticized for continuing to sell tickets for flights that are scheduled to ... Read More

‘Unharmed and evacuated’: 393 tourists rescued after Ibiza ferry runs aground

‘Unharmed and evacuated’: 393 tourists rescued after Ibiza ferry runs aground

A Spanish ferry packed with hundreds of tourists and their cars has run aground on her way from Ibiza ... Read More

The Running of the Balls: And that’s no bull

The Running of the Balls: And that’s no bull

On August 24, Mataelpino, a town in central Spain near Madrid, is holding its annual “Running of the Bulls” ... Read More

RIU Hotels & Resorts touches the sky in Madrid

RIU Hotels & Resorts touches the sky in Madrid

RIU Hotels & Resorts has arrived in Madrid and it has done so in style, with the opening of ... Read More

Barcelona’s public pools ordered to stop ‘discriminating’ and go topless

Barcelona’s public pools ordered to stop ‘discriminating’ and go topless

Barcelona city officials have issued an order to public swimming pools, saying women must be allowed to swim topless ... Read More

British Airways plane makes emergency landing in Valencia after smoke fills cabin

British Airways plane makes emergency landing in Valencia after smoke fills cabin

A passenger plane was forced to make an emergency landing in Valencia, Spain after the airplane's passenger cabin filled ... Read More

Paris braces for record-breaking temperatures as heat wave grips Spain to Germany

Paris braces for record-breaking temperatures as heat wave grips Spain to Germany

Temperature records began to fall across France on Tuesday and more are expected in the upcoming days as locations ... Read More

Mess with the bull… 7 people injured in Pamplona bull run

Mess with the bull… 7 people injured in Pamplona bull run

At least seven people were injured during Pamplona’s San Fermin bull running festival, one of whom was gored in ... Read More

Aquarium inferno: 2000 people evacuated from Europe’s largest aquarium

Aquarium inferno: 2000 people evacuated from Europe’s largest aquarium

Nearly 2,000 people - over 1,600 visitors and 350 staff, were evacuated after a blaze was reported at Europe’s ... Read More

Madrid to Cairo new route on Iberia

Madrid to Cairo new route on Iberia

Pending approval by authorities, Iberia will launch a new route from Madrid to Cairo on March 2, 2020. The Spanish carrier will operate four weekly flights ... Read More

Brazilian president’s plane crewman arrested in Spain with ’86 pounds of cocaine’

Brazilian president’s plane crewman arrested in Spain with ’86 pounds of cocaine’

Spanish police arrested a crew member from a Brazilian military plane, used to arrange travel for Brazil's president to ... Read More

Aeroflot adds many new destinations including Palma de Mallorca and Marseille

Aeroflot adds many new destinations including Palma de Mallorca and Marseille

This summer Aeroflot has launched new flights to more destinations in Russia and abroad. From June 1, Aeroflot is operating five ... Read More

UNWTO Deputy Secretary General Sanclemente leaves: Gustavo Santo from Argentina next?

UNWTO Deputy Secretary General Sanclemente leaves: Gustavo Santo from Argentina next?

There will be a farewell cocktail tonight at UNWTO Madrid to say farewell to the UNWTO Deputy Secretary-General Mr. ... Read More

When visiting this Spain resort, watch your drink

When visiting this Spain resort, watch your drink

A seaside resort on the eastern coast of Spain that is a popular Mediterranean holiday destination known for its ... Read More

VP Plaza España becomes official Davis Cup sponsor

VP Plaza España becomes official Davis Cup sponsor

–VP Plaza España Design, a five-star luxury hotel located on Plaza de España on Gran Via, announces its official ... Read More

Spain’s first outdoor skydiving simulator opens in Malaga

Spain’s first outdoor skydiving simulator opens in Malaga

The acting Mayor of Campillos Francisco Guerrero, the acting Councillor for Sports Miguel Ángel Herrera, Deputy Mayor Maria Antonia ... Read More

Qatar Aviation Services participated in the 32nd IATA Ground Handling Conference

Qatar Aviation Services participated in the 32nd IATA Ground Handling Conference

Qatar Aviation Services (QAS), participated as a silver sponsor in the 32nd IATA Ground Handling Conference that took place ... Read More

Horror at fun fair: 28 people injured in merry-go-round collapse in Spain

Horror at fun fair: 28 people injured in merry-go-round collapse in Spain

Emergency services rushed to the scene at the San José de la Rinconada fair in the town of La ... Read More

Air Europa announces new Malaga-Tel Aviv service

Air Europa announces new Malaga-Tel Aviv service

Air Europa Líneas Aéreas, S.A.U. (Air Europa), third largest airline in Spain after Iberia and Vueling, announced plans to ... Read More

Top travel destinations: US trends for summer 2019

Top travel destinations: US trends for summer 2019

eDreams, Europe's online travel agent, has analyzed flight bookings for travel between June 1st and the 30th September 2019 to reveal this ... Read More

Ethiopian delighted to serve Liverpool and Tottenham fans

Ethiopian delighted to serve Liverpool and Tottenham fans

Ethiopian Airlines is pleased to have served fans of the globally renowned British football teams Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur ... Read More

Ibiza Nightlife Association demands Night Mayor

Ibiza Nightlife Association demands Night Mayor

Ibiza's Nightlife Association (Ocio de Ibiza) demands the imposition of the “Night Mayor” figure on the Island. Said figure ... Read More

Organizing the rape of children: A lucrative tourism business for former Israeli soldier

Tourists travel to Colombia often loo0king for drugs and to rape children. This is a  very dark side of ... Read More