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IATA: Latest Global Passenger Data

Juergen T Steinmetz- September 30, 2018 0

IATA The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic data for August 2018 showing that demand (measured in total revenue passenger kilometers or ... Read More

Marriott on rapid expansion plan in Africa

Juergen T Steinmetz- September 30, 2018 0

Marriott Hotels From the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) in Nairobi, Kenya, Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced rapid expansion plans across Africa. Strong demand ... Read More

Poaching: Are we running out of rhinos?

Juergen T Steinmetz- September 30, 2018 0

A strategic report on poaching just released by the South Africa Department of Environmental Affairs shows that fewer rhinos but more elephants are being killed. ... Read More

IATA: Global air freight market data

Juergen T Steinmetz- September 30, 2018 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose 2.3% in ... Read More

Qatar Airways: Upgrade of Five Airbus A350-900s to A350-1000s

Juergen T Steinmetz- September 30, 2018 0

Qatar Airways to launch direct flights to Da Nang, Vietnam Qatar Airways has upgraded five of its current order of A350-900s to the higher-capacity A350-1000. ... Read More

Tanzania to host 1st East African Business and MICE Masterclass

Juergen T Steinmetz- September 30, 2018 0

Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB) will kick-start the positioning and marketing of Tanzania as Business and Meetings, Incentives, Conference and Exhibition/Events (MICE) Tourism destination next month. ... Read More

Solo travelers: Where do they go?

Juergen T Steinmetz- September 30, 2018 0

With longer working hours, constant digital contact and increasing obligations, it’s no wonder more people are treating themselves to solo trips to (temporarily) get away ... Read More

Tourism Budget time in Seychelles

Alain St.Ange- September 30, 2018 0

Alain St.Ange, St.Ange Consultancy and former Tourism Minister for Seychelles Soon, Seychelles will see its 2019 Budget presented to the National Assembly for discussions, debates ... Read More

UN: Seychelles just became 14,840 square km larger

Juergen T Steinmetz- September 30, 2018 0

The UN General Assembly in New York has awarded Seychelles another 14,840 square kilometers of an extended continental shelf in its Northern Plateau region in ... Read More

Seychelles, Mauritius, Reunion at Salon IFTM Top Resa Paris

Alain St.Ange- September 30, 2018 0

The 40th edition of Salon IFTM Top Resa of Paris – France was held at Pte de Versailles . In a message to participants of ... Read More

Turkey eyes Africa at the Istanbul Economic and Business Forum

Alain St.Ange- September 30, 2018 0

Turkey has long-standing historical and cultural relations with the African continent, dating back centuries. And, Turkey’s decade-long economic boom has been accompanied by a renewed ... Read More

Injecting new life into Male International Airport

editor- September 29, 2018 0

Male Airport Malé International Airport carried out an overall airport expansion. At the end of August this year, the expansion of Malé International Airport fully ... Read More

VITS Luxury Hotels launches corporate hotel in Maharashtra

editor- September 29, 2018 0

VITS hotel VITS Luxury Hotels has launched “VITS Upper Thane,” a luxury corporate hotel located in the fast-growing city of Kalyan. Located just a 35-minute ... Read More

The Grande Dame of Washington: Hotel of Presidents

Stanley Turkel CMHS September 29, 2018 0

Mayflower Hotel, The Grande Dame of Washington The Mayflower Hotel, Washington, DC opened on February 18, 1925 with 440 guestrooms. It is known as the ... Read More

From Kirkwood to Kansas City: From whiskey to wine in Missouri

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of September 29, 2018 0

by Dr. Elinor Garely, editor in chief of After discovering some of the best wines on the planet in St. Charles, Missouri, enjoying the ... Read More

Indonesia and Tanzania to Unleash Tourism Potential

Chief Assignment Editor- September 29, 2018 0

September 29, 2018 Indonesia has unveiled a package of steps to help Tanzania to unleash the tourism potential, as it seeks close ties with the ... Read More

China Tourism: Innovation and development at the birthplace of Confucius

Juergen T Steinmetz- September 28, 2018 0

Confucius was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn period of Chinese history. The philosophy of Confucius, also known as ... Read More

Seychelles tourism looses one of its quiet achievers: Rene Michel

Alain St.Ange- September 28, 2018 0

In Seychelles, Rene Michel passed away in the early morning of Saturday the 29th September aged 65. He is the man behind the Michel Holiday Apartments ... Read More

Climate SmART Award goes to “The Science Express”

Juergen T Steinmetz- September 28, 2018 0

Prof. Geoffrey Lipman The second year of SUNx Climate SmART Awards with LCD saw a huge increase in the number of museums and exhibitions around ... Read More

Hilton Miami Downtown: New Director of Sales and Marketing

eTN Managing Editor- September 28, 2018 0

Hilton Miami Downtown appointed  Susana Vento as the new Director of Sales and Marketing. With over 14 years of experience, Vento has held leadership positions ... Read More

Ancient city in China hosts tourism conference

editor- September 28, 2018 0

Handan City in China Organized by local governments, including the government of Yongnian District, local and national administrations of sports, and Wushu associations, the third ... Read More

Vietnam infrastructure investment aims to develop industrial hubs and modernize transportation network

Chief Assignment Editor- September 28, 2018 0

Vietnam’s prime minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has set his aim on increasing the infrastructure spending budget. Read More

US Virgin Islands: Plans to welcome larger cruise ships

editor- September 28, 2018 0

US Virgin Islands cruises Following a recent meeting of a subcommittee of the St. Thomas-St. John Chamber of Commerce, US Virgin Islands Governor Kenneth E. ... Read More

Tourism Authority of Thailand targets 55

editor- September 28, 2018 0

Thailand An impressive alliance in Thailand will launch new ‘Local Link’ tours with a dedicated e-payment gateway in the last quarter of 2018 to promote ... Read More

Don’t let your decision to fly cause someone else to die

editor- September 28, 2018 0

FAA cracking down on drones Pilots of unmanned aircraft, commonly known as “drones,” who interfere with fighting wildfires, law enforcement efforts, or other first responders, ... Read More

The Standard Bank Joy of Jazz Jazzy Joburg Market

editor- September 28, 2018 0

Jazzy Joburg As part of its exuberant Tourism Month calendar, Joburg Tourism is proud to once again be collaborating with the Standard Bank Joy of ... Read More

Hawaii and Goa India sign sister-state agreement

editor- September 28, 2018 0

Hawaii and Goa The State of Hawaii and Goa, India, signed an agreement to enter into a sister-state relationship today. Hawaii Gov. David Y. Ige, ... Read More

New air service across the Arctic

editor- September 28, 2018 0

Canadian North A proposed Pan-Arctic airline will operate under the name “Canadian North,” with aircraft featuring the new First Air livery, including its Inukshuk logo. ... Read More

Chandiwala Hospitality Ensemble is on fire!

editor- September 28, 2018 0

Chandiwala Hospitality Ensemble The 17th Chandiwala Hospitality Ensemble 2018 will be held from October 24 to 26 at the Banarsidas Chandiwala institute complex in New ... Read More

Jamaica Tourist Board announces winners of annual awards

editor- September 28, 2018 0

Jamaica Tourist Board awards winners The Jamaica Tourist Board Annual Awards were announced at a gala awards dinner last night during its annual UK travel ... Read More