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Attending an Indian Wedding: A niche tourism opportunity

Juergen T Steinmetz- March 30, 2019 0

Indian weddings are known to be over the top. Hotels and resorts love to organize Indian weddings. A hotel in Hawaii told eTurboNews: “Yes it’s ... Read More

NY Visit: Creative approaches to traditional spaces

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- March 30, 2019 0

by Dr. Elinor Garely, special to eTN Architectural Digest Home Design Show Delivers 40,000 people (approximately) attended the AD Home Design Show earlier this month. ... Read More

FAA Cairo Advisory: Avoid flying into, out of and over the Sinai Peninsula

editor- March 30, 2019 0

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued an advisory for flight operations in Cairo in the Sinai Peninsula area due to potential extremist and militant ... Read More

Brunei Travel: Ready to be stoned to death? How will WTTC and UNWTO respond?

Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2019 0

Brunei is becoming a deadly place to visit starting April 3, specially if you are member of the LGBT Community. Next week the World Travel ... Read More

Confirmed: Auto anti-stall system on before Ethiopian Max jet crash

editor- March 29, 2019 0

It has been confirmed that investigators have determined the automatic anti-stall system as activated before the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max jet crash. This initial ... Read More

UNESCO, African Union and Ethiopia Role Model on World Press Freedom?

Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019 0

Ethiopian Airlines, has been chosen as the Official Carrier for the 2019 World Press Freedom Day Global Conference to be held in Addis Ababa from ... Read More

African Tourism Board Launch welcomes Board of Airline Representatives of South Africa (BARSA)

Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019 0

June Crawford is the current CEO of BARSA, The Board of Airline Representatives of South Africa, and has held this position since 2014. She had previously ... Read More

IATA announces judges for Diversity and Inclusion Awards

editor- March 28, 2019 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the members of the independent judging panel for the IATA Diversity and Inclusion Awards as: Angela Gittens, Director ... Read More

Marriott International and Dur Hospitality open new Riyadh hotel properties

editor- March 28, 2019 0

Marriott International and Dur Hospitality today announced the opening of Riyadh Marriott Hotel Diplomatic Quarter and Marriott Executive Apartments Riyadh, Diplomatic Quarter in Saudi Arabia. ... Read More

United: Top-ranked LGBTQ airline

editor- March 28, 2019 0

United Airlines today announced that for the eighth consecutive year, it has received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2019 Corporate Equality Index ... Read More

Singapore Airlines signs partnership aimed at well-being

editor- March 28, 2019 0

Singapore Airlines and the COMO Shambhala wellness brand, part of the COMO Group based in Singapore, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to start a ... Read More

Agoda appoints new Chief Marketing Officer

editor- March 28, 2019 0

Agoda, one of the world’s fastest growing digital travel companies, today announced the appointment of Ittai Chorev as its Chief Marketing Officer. Chorev, previously Vice ... Read More

Crime is out of control and rampant in Waikiki: Let’s make it unwelcoming for homeless

Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019 0

The perception is that crime is out of control and rampant in Waikiki. We want to make Waikiki unwelcome and uncomfortable for homeless people. Crime is ... Read More

FlyersRights files lawsuit against US DOT for not enforcing flight delay compensation

editor- March 28, 2019 0 has filed a lawsuit against the US Department of Transportation (DOT) in the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals over its refusal to enforce the ... Read More

Delta resumes flights from Venice to NY and Atlanta

Mario Masciullo eTN Italy- March 28, 2019 0

Beginning March 31 Delta Air Lines will resume summer flight services from Marco Polo airport in Venice, Italy, with connections to JFK International Airport in ... Read More

Aviation Safety: Fatigue management

Dr. Michelle Millar- March 28, 2019 0

In aviation operations, managing fatigue is important because it diminishes an individual’s ability to perform almost all operational tasks. This clearly has implications for operational efficiency, but in ... Read More

U.S. Travel applauds introduction to rename Visa Waiver Program

editor- March 28, 2019 0

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued the following statement on the introduction of a bill to rename ... Read More

Wizz Air: Now flying from Krakow to Tel Aviv

editor- March 28, 2019 0

Wizz Air is set to launch new direct flights between Krakow, Poland, and Tel Aviv, Israel, in September 2019. The new flight route is set ... Read More

EU and Airbus cite US for inaction that could cost billions

editor- March 28, 2019 0

The World Trade Organization (WTO) Appellate Body has rejected every single United States argument whereas it has taken all EU legal points on board. In ... Read More

Number of Hawaii visitors up but spending down

editor- March 28, 2019 0

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.39 billion in February 2019, a decrease of 2.7 percent compared to February 20181, according to ... Read More

Evelop Airlines adds another Airbus to its fleet

editor- March 28, 2019 0

Evelop Airlines operates an all Airbus fleet of one A320-200, one A330-200 and three A330-300, and now the first of two A350 XWBs. Evelop Airlines, ... Read More

U.S. Travel Targets ad campaigns at top policymakers

editor- March 28, 2019 0

The U.S. Travel Association continues to put a huge premium on creative engagement with political leaders to ensure key industry priorities are top of mind ... Read More

WOW Air shut down: Thousands stranded

editor- March 28, 2019 0

This is the email WOW Air passengers received after the airline shut down and flights were canceled: Dear WOW air guest, thank you for contacting ... Read More

Jetwing Ayurveda Pavilions: A paragon of wellness and vitality

editor- March 28, 2019 0

The ancient art and science of Ayurveda was developed thousands of years ago in the Indian Subcontinent and is believed to be one of the ... Read More

What is the discussion at the UNWTO / ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport?

Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019 0

A Panel discussion is ongoing and a packed program are planned today for delegates in Sai Island, Cabo Verde attending the First UNWTO/ ICAO Ministerial ... Read More

African Tourism Board Launch: Climate Friendly Travel initiative “Partnerships for Change” to be revealed

Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019 0

The African Tourism Board Launch at the World Travel Market in Cape Town on April 11 will be the place Brussels based Professor Geoffrey Lipman ... Read More

Nicolas Chammaa as General Manager of Vida Downtown Dubai

Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019 0

Emaar Hospitality Group, the hospitality and leisure business of Emaar Properties PJSC, has appointed seasoned strategic and results-driven leader, Nicolas Chammaa, as the General Manager ... Read More

About the African Tourism Board: Top important according to an African American Tourism Expert

Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019 0

Drew Barrett, a Chicago based African American tourism expert and consultant, thinks the newly founded African Tourism Board(ATB) is very important and potentially valuable to the nations ... Read More

Zanzibar sets for second, Grand Tourism Show in September

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- March 27, 2019 0

After a successful and the first international tourism show held in Zanzibar last year, now the Indian Ocean Island is organizing a second premier exhibition ... Read More

European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) Approves Security Inspection Technology

Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019 0

Rapiscan® Systems, a leading global supplier of security inspection technology, today announced that its 920CT checkpoint screening system has achieved C3 approval from the European Civil Aviation Conference ... Read More