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Officials: Paris suburb carnival explosion that injured 30 not a ‘terror attack’

Global Editor- April 1, 2017 0

Some 30 people have been injured, four of them very seriously, after an explosion at a French carnival in the Paris suburb of Seine-Saint-Denis. French ... Read More

Three people wounded after gunman opens fire at metro station in Lille, France

Global Editor- March 24, 2017 0

At least three people, including a minor, have reportedly been injured in the city of Lille after a gunman opened fire near the central Porte ... Read More

India’s School of Tourism hosts taste of France

Anil Mathur - eTN India- March 23, 2017 0

The School of Tourism and Hotel Management at Ansal University at Gurugram, near Delhi, India, organized a Gout de France - taste of France - ... Read More

Board recommends Air Austral as strategic investor to Malagasy government

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome - eTN Africa- March 20, 2017 0

Following a meeting of the Board of Directors of Air Madagascar, the airline, following an extensive search for a strategic partner and investor, has recommended ... Read More

Sapin: G20 meeting failed to reach satisfactory conclusions on climate change and trade

Global Editor- March 18, 2017 0

French Finance Minister Michel Sapin regrets that a meeting of world financial leaders failed to reach satisfactory conclusions on climate change and trade. Sapin highlighted ... Read More

Paris Orly Airport terminal evacuated after man attacks soldiers, shot dead

Global Editor- March 18, 2017 0

French soldiers have shot dead a man at Paris Orly Airport after he tried to seize a weapon from one of them. An evacuation of ... Read More

Air France announces changes to fall schedule

Chief Assignment Editor- March 17, 2017 0

Air France announced that it will be increasing flights to Costa Rica beginning October 30. The airline will also be growing its flights to South ... Read More

Etihad changes summer flights

Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2017 0

Etihad Airways is introducing its award-winning A380 on the Abu Dhabi-Paris route this summer as part of seasonal adjustments to the airline’s fleet deployment plan. ... Read More

Etihad Airways to Launch A380 flights to Paris

eturbonews- March 14, 2017 0

Etihad Airways is introducing its award-winning A380 on the Abu Dhabi – Paris route this summer as part of seasonal adjustments to the airline’s fleet ... Read More

Dark side of Thailand Tourism: Swiss, French and German pedophile abuse of Thai boys

eturbonews- March 10, 2017 0

The dark side of Tourism was well organized by Swiss, German and French precision. A Swiss man has been accused of abusing more than 80 ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board thanks French press for support

Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2017 0

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) has thanked the French press for their valued support given to the destination over the years, which has contributed towards ... Read More

Airport strike in France: Eurocontrol asked airlines to cut schedule this week

eturbonews- March 5, 2017 0

Airports will be on strike in France. The strikes are planned for Bordeaux and Brest control centres from Monday to Friday and Aix-en-Provence centre from ... Read More

LE Grand Hôtel Cannes: Awarded for unique natural setting and sustainable management in France

Chief Assignment Editor- March 3, 2017 0

LE Grand Hôtel Cannes is a dynamic palace, which has evolved within its surrounds along the Mediterranean Sea. Situated on La Croisette, in Cannes, LE ... Read More

Passenger tries to get to cockpit during Paris-Casablanca flight

Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2017 0

A 26-year-old male passenger had to be restrained by airline crew when he tried to enter the aircraft’s cockpit. The incident occurred on an unnamed ... Read More

An updated Tale of Two Cities: A recent visit to Paris

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow - February 28, 2017 0

In the middle of the nineteenth century, Dickens wrote his famous “Tale of Two Cities” about life in Paris during the French Revolution. Dickens contrasts ... Read More

France Ambassador to India talks tourism in New Delhi

Anil Mathur - eTN India- February 25, 2017 0

The Ambassador of France to India, Alexandre Ziegler, has expressed confidence that tourism ties between India and France will continue to grow. The envoy said ... Read More

Paris – Male: Soon on Air France

eturbonews- February 14, 2017 0

As from 1st November 2017, Air France will be offering two weekly flights to Malé, the capital of the Maldives, on departure from Paris-Charles de ... Read More

Tourism for all endorses UNWTO candidate

Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2017 0

Even though they don’t vote, the involvement of the physically handicapped are an important group, and in France, they just threw their support behind Alain ... Read More

Paris municipality to construct bulletproof glass wall around Eiffel Tower

Global Editor- February 9, 2017 0

The Paris municipality plans to set up a bullet-proof glass wall around the French capital’s iconic Eiffel Tower as part of a multi-million euro plan ... Read More

Nuclear power plant explosion in northwest France – “no contamination risk”

Global Editor- February 9, 2017 0

An explosion has occurred at Flamanville Nuclear Power Plant, in France’s north-west, officials told local media, adding that several people were slightly injured after inhaling ... Read More

Louvre evacuated after man shouts “Allahu akhbar”, attacks army patrol with machete

Global Editor- February 3, 2017 0

A man wielding a machete and shouting "Allahu akhbar" has been shot after attacking a soldier outside the Louvre in Paris, police say. Security forces ... Read More

Eastern Airways expands services from Rodez in France

Global Editor- January 18, 2017 0

Eastern Airways is developing its route network in France by introducing new services in 2017 from Rodez to Italy’s fashion capital, the south coast of ... Read More

Iran takes delivery of the first new Western jet

Global Editor- January 11, 2017 0

Iran took delivery of the first aircraft purchased from the European airspace giant Airbus, following a landmark nuclear deal reached between Tehran and the six ... Read More

France to extend state of emergency until July 2017

Global Editor- December 10, 2016 0

Prime Minister of France said his government is seeking to extend a state of emergency until mid-July of 2017. <!-- Banner in Article 336x280 --> ... Read More

Paris: Operators are working for recovery

Global Editor- December 7, 2016 0

Paris is the primary attraction in the principal destination in Europe. The publicity associated with the events of 2015 and 2016 have led to a ... Read More

Sensuous and seductive: Sete – destination Southern France

Elinor Garely - eTN Tourism Executives editor in chief- December 3, 2016 0

With a global focus on Paris, the other charming, beautiful, delicious, curious, inspiring parts of France frequently get lost. A destination that must be discovered ... Read More A brand-new web portal for New Caledonia Tourism

Chief Assignment Editor- December 3, 2016 0

On September 14, New Caledonia Tourism will launch its brand-new website: . Package suggestions, calendar of events, listing of suppliers... this website, available in ... Read More

Paris travel agency hostages released, gunman still at large

Global Editor- December 2, 2016 0

A siege of Paris travel agency, where a robber armed with a handgun was holding six people hostage on Friday night, has come to an end ... Read More

Boeing, AerCap celebrate delivery of Air France’s first 787

Global Editor- December 2, 2016 0

Boeing and AerCap celebrated the delivery of the first 787 for Air France. The airplane, a 787-9, signifies the delivery of AerCap's 50th Dreamliner and ... Read More

Planned terror attack on Disneyland Paris

Chief Assignment Editor- November 24, 2016 0

A source has revealed that terrorist suspects were searching Paris locations in order to carry out attacks on December 1. Locations included Disneyland Paris, a ... Read More