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Fraport Greece’s new image for “Gateways of Greek tourism”

Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2017 0

A new and modern image for the 14 “Gateways of Greek tourism” will include investments and enhanced processes for improving the travel experience. As part ... Read More

Fast-growing B2B travel company increases presence in Middle East

Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2017 0

Travellanda has recently been reporting growth in all sectors, and the Middle East is no exception. The region has always been of great interest to ... Read More

Seychelles welcomes Queen Elizabeth

Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2017 0

The cruise ship Queen Elizabeth left Southampton and traveled to a few ports in Australia, Japan, China, Singapore, and Sri Lanka before cruising to Seychelles. She ... Read More

CruiseTrends Report: Insight into “what is trending” with cruise customers

Global Editor- April 11, 2017 0

CruiseTrends report for the month of April 2017 was released today. Cruise experts mined their wealth of data to provide information on the most popular ... Read More

PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference set for inaugural UAE event

Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2017 0

The PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2018 is a three-day niche event with both conference and travel mart components, bringing together ... Read More

Special recognition for Skal’s new officers

Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2017 0

During the installation banquet of Skal’s new officers, Skal International Orlando Past President Jeff Chase presented the prestigious HSMAI Gene Hassett Award to Luann Brooks, ... Read More

Seychelles sends condolences to Egypt on Palm Sunday terror attacks

Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2017 0

In a message to Egyptian President Al-Sisi, Seychelles President Faure condemned the acts of terrorism that occurred on Palm Sunday in the strongest terms and ... Read More

From dull to dramatic: Hotels as museums

Elinor Garely - eTN Tourism Executives editor in chief- April 8, 2017 0

Hotel guests no longer want same-same in their hotel suites. Business and leisure travelers seek a memorable experience and this assertiveness extends to their hotel ... Read More

Global strategic tourism advisor and author Anita Mendiratta supports UN focus on sustainable tourism in 2017

Chief Assignment Editor- April 8, 2017 0

The world’s tourism community has long taken pride in its ability to have a direct impact on sustainable development, tourism increasingly being viewed as a ... Read More chooses quality website domain

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Organization of Islamic Cooperation denounces Stockholm terror attack

Global Editor- April 8, 2017 0

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has censured a recent terrorist attack in Swedish capital of Stockholm in which several people lost their lives and ... Read More

Tips on customer service in tourism

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow - April 7, 2017 0

No matter in what area of tourism you may be, the simple fact is that tourism is a customer-oriented business. Without customer service, not only ... Read More

Reunion island trade decision-makers join local partners in a meet and exchange program

Chief Assignment Editor- April 7, 2017 0

A group of 35 trade decision-makers from Reunion island met local partners at the Berjaya Beau Vallon Bay Hotel during a “meet and exchange” program ... Read More

WTM Latin America 2017: New attractions and positive economic expectations give the event a boost

Global Editor- April 7, 2017 0

Good news marks the last day of activities of WTM Latin America & the 47th Braztoa Business Event. During the WTM Latin America’s official press ... Read More

UN Statistical Commission encourages statistical framework for measuring sustainable tourism

Global Editor- April 7, 2017 0

The 48th Session of United Nations Statistical Commission has supported the UNWTO-led initiative of developing an international framework for Measuring Sustainable Tourism (MST). The initiative, ... Read More

State Visit to Kenya reaps results for both nations

Chief Assignment Editor- April 6, 2017 0

Seychelles and Kenya have made great strides in further consolidating bilateral relations during President Danny Faure’s State Visit to Kenya. Some of the key agreements ... Read More

Korea Tourism sends enthusiastic welcome to India

Chief Assignment Editor- April 6, 2017 0

The Korea Meetings, Incentives, Conferences & Exhibitions Bureau (KMB) of the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO), aims to establish Korea as a premier destination for convention delegates and ... Read More

Annual Airfare Study reveals the best times to buy flights

Global Editor- April 6, 2017 0

The findings of the Annual Airfare Study, which crunched 921 million airfares from 2.9 million trips to find the best and worst times to buy ... Read More

Sustainable Tourism Observatories: UNWTO welcomes collaboration between Guanajuato and Paraguay

Global Editor- April 6, 2017 0

UNWTO welcomes the agreement reached by the Sustainable Tourism Observatory of Guanajuato (Mexico) and Paraguay to facilitate knowledge and technology transfer. Guanajuato is one of ... Read More

European Union parliament approves visa wavers for Ukrainian citizens

Global Editor- April 6, 2017 0

The European Union legislature has overwhelmingly backed plans to allow Ukrainian citizens into the bloc for short stays without visas. The EU parliament on Thursday ... Read More

Liability of a hotel’s reservations service when guest’s privacy is invaded

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- April 5, 2017 0

In this week’s article, we examine the case of Andrews v. Marriott International, Inc., 2016 IL App (1st) 122731 (2016) wherein the Court noted that ... Read More

Viking Line signs shipbuilding contract with Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry

Global Editor- April 5, 2017 0

Today Viking Line signed a conditional shipbuilding contract with the Chinese company Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry Co. concerning a new passenger cruise ship for the Turku ... Read More

Sabre to provide consulting services to AFRAA member airlines

Global Editor- April 5, 2017 0

Sabre Corporation, a global technology provider to the travel and tourism industry, will provide consulting services to several of its member airlines through a new ... Read More

World’s 50 Best Restaurants announced in Melbourne

Global Editor- April 5, 2017 0

Eleven Madison Park in New York has secured the No.1 spot in the 2017 list of The World's 50 Best Restaurants. In taking the No.1 ... Read More

Hahn Air Group: Successful first quarter 2017

Global Editor- April 5, 2017 0

Hahn Air announced that in the first quarter of this year it has already integrated eleven new carriers into its global network of more than ... Read More

Twenty-five-year veteran Nancy Drolet appointed to CTO Canada post

Global Editor- April 5, 2017 0

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), the region’s tourism development agency, has appointed experienced travel professional Nancy Drolet as business development representative for Canada. Ms. Drolet, ... Read More

Still Hope for Climate Sanity?

eturbonews- April 4, 2017 0

It certainly hasn’t been a great month for Climate Resilience, as the new US Administration, led by global warming sceptics, started to gut environmental policies, ... Read More

Overland 4×4 Tourism Expedition – Beaume

Chief Assignment Editor- April 4, 2017 0

The Overland 4x4 Tourism Expedition SDN. BHD. is a Malaysia-based company. A group of 30 international explorers will be embarking on 60 days of driving ... Read More

South African Airways issues warning

Chief Assignment Editor- April 4, 2017 0

According to Tim Clyde-Smith, SAA’s Country Manager for Australasia, new visa rules came into force on January 16 of this year South African Airways has ... Read More

The Crystal Cabin Awards presented in Hamburg for the 11th time

Global Editor- April 4, 2017 0

The Crystal Cabin Awards were presented in Hamburg for the 11th time on Tuesday evening. The winners of the most famous and prestigious international prize ... Read More