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David Scowsill to leave WTTC

Dmytro Makarov- April 25, 2017 0

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) announces the departure of David Scowsill, President & CEO, after six years at the helm of the organisation. ... Read More

February was a mixed bag for UK chain hotels

Global Editor- April 11, 2017 0

Growth in profit per room at hotels in the West Midlands has been fuelled by record top line performance as the region continues to grow ... Read More

British trade soars with Heathrow’s best cargo month in over 5 years

Global Editor- April 11, 2017 0

Global British trade at Heathrow soared in March, with volumes surging nearly 13% to 148,000 metric tonnes – the largest monthly growth in over 5 ... Read More

Heathrow identifies the languages children should learn for future success

Global Editor- April 6, 2017 0

With Heathrow expecting a record 868,000 passengers over Easter weekend and 200,000 extra families set to travel, the UK’s hub airport today announced its Little ... Read More

Tea for Two – Time to Mend Fences over a Cuppa

Juergen Steinmetz- April 4, 2017 0

Zimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe having tea with His Majesty Queen Elizabeth II?  His Excellency Walter Mzembi, minister of tourism for Zimbabwe recently gave an interview ... Read More

British Airways launches nonstop London-New Orleans service

Global Editor- April 4, 2017 0

British Airways - the flag carrier and the largest airline in the United Kingdom (based on fleet size), has begun nonstop service from London to ... Read More

Heathrow: More trade links to Chinese economic powerhouse

Global Editor- April 4, 2017 0

China Southern Airlines has confirmed a second daily departure between Heathrow and Guangzhou starting the 1st of June of this year. The airline’s twice daily ... Read More

Corinthia Hotel London offers antidote to jetlag

Chief Assignment Editor- April 3, 2017 0

With the peak business and holiday season upon us, Corinthia Hotel London’s Neuroscientist in Residence explains her 10 Top Tips on how to beat jetlag, ... Read More

Travellanda HQ moves to west London

Chief Assignment Editor- April 3, 2017 0

Fast growing B2B travel company expands further by relocating its London Headquarters to accommodate for expanding departments. London based Travellanda recently decided it was time ... Read More

Tour London: London & Partners launches bespoke social media campaign

Global Editor- April 3, 2017 0

London & Partners, in association with The Meetings Show, has launched a bespoke social media campaign using videos, podcasts and blogs to tour more than ... Read More

Laptop ban: Why?

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- April 1, 2017 0

The ban on carry-on electronics aboard US and UK bound flights from airports in North Africa and the Middle East was the result of information ... Read More

Brexit: Caution from Ryanair – Flight schedules for 2019 at risk

Mario Masciullo- April 1, 2017 0

The Civil Aviation must be a priority in the negotiations between the UK Government and the European Union for Brexit in order to not endanger ... Read More

Scotland formally requests new independence referendum

Global Editor- March 31, 2017 0

A letter informing Prime Minister Theresa May of the Scottish government’s official request to hold a second independence referendum has been delivered to Downing Street. ... Read More

Virgin Atlantic, VisitBritain & Marketing Manchester promote new US routes

Global Editor- March 31, 2017 0

Virgin Atlantic, VisitBritain and Marketing Manchester have joined forces in a two-year partnership to promote the airline's new direct routes from San Francisco and Boston, ... Read More

UN Human Development Report 2016

Rita Payne, Journalist and Media Adviser, President Emeritus of the Commonwealth Journalists Association- March 30, 2017 0

The Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, said the theme of the UN Human Development report, “Human Development for Everyone,” chimed perfectly with the organization's vision which ... Read More

Heathrow shareholders signal confidence in Britain

Global Editor- March 30, 2017 0

In a major signal of confidence in the UK economy, Heathrow’s shareholders today progressed plans to invest an additional £650 million into Britain’s global gateway ... Read More

Rolls-Royce partners with British music legends for bespoke Wraith models

Global Editor- March 29, 2017 0

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is delighted to announce a series of nine remarkable Wraith 'Inspired by British Music' cars, created in collaboration with, and celebrating the ... Read More

Cornwall Airport Newquay marks 50% growth with Ryanair

Global Editor- March 29, 2017 0

Celebrating a significant expansion of its route network, Cornwall Airport Newquay (CAN) has welcomed the inaugural flight of Ryanair’s new connection to Faro. Just one ... Read More

UK triggers Article 50, begins formal divorce from European Union

Global Editor- March 29, 2017 0

Forty-four years after joining the European Economic Community, the forerunner of the modern day EU, Britain has triggered Article 50 to begin formal divorce talks ... Read More

RwandAir confirms London Gatwick launch date

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome - eTN Africa- March 28, 2017 0

Following the earlier announcement of flights from Kigali to Harare on April 1 and to Mumbai, India, on the April 3, RwandAir has just confirmed ... Read More

The South of England rediscovers the Seychelles islands

Chief Assignment Editor- March 28, 2017 0

The Seychelles Tourism Board’s (STB) office in the United Kingdom together with a partner airline and a team of Seychelles hoteliers recently embarked on an ... Read More

Heathrow and Sadiq Khan unite to show #LondonisOpen

Global Editor- March 28, 2017 0

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has hailed a bold display of #LondonisOpen artwork newly on show at Heathrow. The now-iconic David Shrigley art will ... Read More

Qatar Airways celebrates its strong ties with the United Kingdom

Global Editor- March 28, 2017 0

Qatar Airways’ participated in the Qatar-UK Business and Investment Forum taking place in both London and Birmingham this week under the patronage of Qatar’s Prime ... Read More

Flybe lands at Heathrow

Global Editor- March 27, 2017 0

Flybe, the largest independent regional airline in Europe, based in Exeter, launched service from Heathrow Airport this morning. Heathrow Operations Director Derek Provan said: “Earlier ... Read More

May threatens to ban European vessels from British waters

Global Editor- March 25, 2017 0

Prime Minister Theresa May has reportedly vowed to break the 1964 London Convention and ban European fishing vessels from waters 6 to 12 nautical miles ... Read More

Eastern Airways to launch Glasgow – Isle of Man service

Global Editor- March 24, 2017 0

Eastern Airways has announced a new route from Glasgow to the Isle of Man, less than two weeks after securing the future of the island’s ... Read More

New sales executive joins Air Europa’s London team

Global Editor- March 23, 2017 0

Air Europa, the Latin American specialist Spanish airline, has added to its growing UK team with the appointment of Rosina Aguero as sales executive. Venezuelan ... Read More

Prince Harry’s love for Nepal

Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2017 0

Deepak R. Joshi, CEO of the Nepal Tourism Board, left the eTN Nepal Tourism Summit Roadshow in Prague on Monday to fly to London. His ... Read More

Prime Minister of Canada issues statement on the attack in London

Global Editor- March 22, 2017 0

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the attack in London, United Kingdom: "We strongly condemn today's attack in London. I ... Read More

European Tour Operators Association: London remains open

Global Editor- March 22, 2017 0

As you may be aware, an incident, which has been described by the Metropolitan Police as “Terrorist” occurred in Westminster this afternoon. Details of what ... Read More