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Bangkok Air resumes more flights from Bangkok

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 26, 2021 08:20

angkok Airways announces the resumption of its direct services between Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi) – Trat and Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi) – Sukhothai routes, starting from 1 February 2021 onwards. Read More

LUX Chongzuo, Guangxi about to open

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 26, 2021 08:13

Surrounded by lush tropical gardens with a stunning view of the majestic karst formations sits the luxurious LUX* Chongzuo, Guangxi Resort & Villas, Daxin County’s first international luxury resort. Read More

This Premium Economy Class is only available for upgrades

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2021 19:57

New flights from Dubai to LondonPremium Economy Class only available as an Upgrade on EmiratesEmirates introduced A380 Emirates has announced that it will deploy its latest flagship A380 aircraft featuring ... Read More

Evidence: Wearing masks saves lives

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- November 29, 2020 20:04

 Ontario's doctors say that wearing a mask or other face covering is one of the easiest and most effective things everyone can do to stop the spread of COVID and ... Read More

LUX Chongzuo, Guangxi appoints General Manager

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 27, 2020 23:18

LUX* Resorts & Hotels has appointed seasoned hotelier Coco Wen as the opening general manager of the highly anticipated LUX* Chongzuo, Guangxi Resort & Villas, projected to open on 1 ... Read More

Los Angeles Convention Center Earns LEED Gold Recertification

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 22, 2020 16:13

The Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC), owned by the City of Los Angeles and managed by ASM Global, announced that the facility has been awarded LEED certification at the Gold ... Read More

Absolute Hotel Service expands to Laos with Eastin Hotel Vientiane

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 21, 2020 19:23

The Absolute Hotel Services group announced the first hotel in Laos to add in the company portfolio.   The Eastin Hotel Vientiane Laos is targeted to open in the last quarter ... Read More

Santiburi Koh Samui appoints a Swiss general manager

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 15, 2020 23:15

Santiburi Koh Samui, the high-end, experience-driven beachfront retreat on Samui’s north shore, has appointed Mr. Alexandre Frenkel as its new General Manager, effective 1st August 2020. A highly-skilled Swiss hotelier with ... Read More

Qatar is investing in London Hotels with Ascott

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 10, 2020 08:10

The Ascott Limited (Ascott), has opened Citadines Islington London - the newest addition to its Citadines’ Apart’hotel portfolio in Europe. The prime property in the heart of Islington was acquired ... Read More

Grand Canyon Resort Corporation Announces Interim CEO

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 18, 2020 02:36

Grand Canyon Resort Corporation, whose businesses include Grand Canyon West and Hualapai River Runners, announced Hualapai Tribal member Ruby Steele as the Interim Chief Executive Officer. Ruby most recently held ... Read More

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts announces new executive appointment

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- August 17, 2020 23:30

Philip Barnes has been appointed Regional Vice President, Southern California and General Manager, Fairmont Century Plaza. Barnes brings more than four decades of international hospitality experience to his role, effective ... Read More

Hotel Equities Selected to Manage IHG Full-Service Hotel in Boone North Carolina

editor editor- August 13, 2020 02:04

Today, Hotel Equities (HE) announced it has been selected to manage the full-service Holiday Inn Boone–University Area. The hotel located at 1075 Hwy 105 is situated in the Blue Ridge ... Read More

Hospitality Recovery Trends in realtime

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 28, 2020 10:34

A barometer is built on data collected via a central reservation platform on a panel of more than 10,000 hotels (Independent and chains hotels) is giving data on trends in ... Read More

Saudi German Hospital changed to Automation Anywhere

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 26, 2020 20:42

Automation Anywhere, a Robotic Process Automation  (RPA), announced a collaboration with Saudi German Hospital (SGH), using AI-powered software bots to help improve patient care and automate end-to-end business processes during ... Read More

The WOL Group Acquires 2 Luxury Chalets in Val d’Isère

editor editor- July 21, 2020 02:43

On June 18, 2020, Solexia Hôtellerie, via its new luxury hospitality and hotel services arm WOL, acquired two high-end chalets in Val d’Isère: the Black Pearl & the White Pearl. ... Read More

Phison to Sell Shares in Joint Venture to Kingston Technology

editor editor- July 21, 2020 01:22

Kingston Technology Europe Co LLP, an affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., a world leader in memory products and technology solutions, today announced Phison will sell its shares in Kingston ... Read More

Oaks Ibn Battuta Gate Dubai Hotel: A new UAE brand

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 20, 2020 05:16

UAE-headquartered residential, hospitality, and commercial property developer Seven Tides has confirmed Minor Hotels will be the new operator of its iconic five-star, 396-key Ibn Battuta Gate property in Dubai. Minor ... Read More

Air Astana resumes international flights

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 16, 2020 08:28

Air Astana will resume international services from Almaty and Nur-Sultan to destinations in Georgia, South Korea, and Turkey between 20th June and 1st July 2020. 20th June – Almaty-Antalya-Almaty 20th June – Nur-Sultan-Istanbul-Nur-Sultan 21st June- ... Read More

Portugal’s Real Estate Market Declines in May 2020

editor editor- June 12, 2020 21:51

Portugal property portal, Imovirtual, reports that Portugal's real estate market has experienced a notable decline; a first in eight months. Compared to April, sale property prices have dropped by -0.78% ... Read More

Thailand opens for Domestic Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2020 08:17

Thailand’s domestic tourism reopening is shaping up to see Bangkok as the hub for an early return of daytrips, staycations and inter-provincial road trips.  With over eight million residents coupled ... Read More

Norwegian ANSP chooses Airways simulator solution

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2020 19:08

Airways International Ltd is pleased to announce it has been selected by Avinor Air Navigation Services (ANS) to deliver TotalControl simulator systems at six air traffic control units throughout Norway. ... Read More

Free SaferTourism Webinar on the Coronavirus Emergency with Dr. Peter Tarlow and Abigail Spiegelman

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 6, 2020 21:47

Safertourism.com has been a leader in tourism surety for some time. President Dr. Peter Tarlow has been a veteran in the global travel and tourism industry, security and safety training ... Read More

Vogue Institute of Art and Design continue learning their courses during Lockdown

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- April 3, 2020 20:01

The students at Vogue Institute of Art and Design continue learning their courses through virtual classes. From interior designing to fashion designing, visual arts to jewellery designing, the institute has ... Read More

AYANA Hotels announce new Executive appointments

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 23, 2020 10:23

Located just 12 kilometers from the international airport in Bali Yana Hotel enjoys a majestic 1.3-kilometer cliff coastline above the Jimbaran Bay. The 90-hectare estate is also home to RIMBA ... Read More

Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek appoints new director

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2020 06:53

Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights Hotel & Residences has appointed Ghada Salah as EAM – Sales & Marketing and Ishan Gangakhedkar as Director of Revenue Management, both effectively joining the ... Read More

The Westin Maui : Why guests love it?

Syndicated Content Editor Syndicated Content Editor- March 13, 2020 09:15

Spanning 87,000 square feet, The Westin Maui’s pool playground is “wowing” guests of all ages. Adults and children now have their own spots for soaking, swimming and playing while a ... Read More

Southampton Route Confirmed for Belfast City Airport

editor editor- March 12, 2020 01:34

Eastern Airways has announced it will commence a George Best Belfast City Airport – Southampton service from Monday, March 23, 2020. The UK regional airline will operate up to seven ... Read More

JA Manafaru Resort Maldives: Stay hungry and here is why?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 9, 2020 15:48

JA Manafaru Maldives has recently announced its exclusive operation as an All-Inclusive Resort, providing international guests with the best value for money on the island to date. General Manager, Karen ... Read More

Will US White House defer taxes due to fallout of COVID-19 coronavirus?

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- March 6, 2020 23:16

The US White House is considering deferring taxes for the cruise, travel, and airline industries to help with the economic fallout of the COVID-19 coronavirus. Labor and employment partner Aaron ... Read More

Seattle and Cincinnati new service on Alaska Airlines

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 6, 2020 14:09

Alaska Airlines celebrates its continuing growth with the announcement of new service to a brand-new destination for the airline: Cincinnati. Daily nonstop service between Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky ... Read More

Princess Cruises modifies cancellation policy due to COVID-19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 6, 2020 09:48

Princess Cruises is temporarily modifying its cancellation policy for cruises and cruise tours departing through May 31, 2020. The cruise line is implementing this revised policy to assist guests making ... Read More

Mövenpick Resort Waverly Phu Quoc opening in Vietnam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 6, 2020 08:00

Mövenpick Resort Waverly Phu Quoc is the first international premium resort to open along Phu Quoc’s idyllic Ong Lang Beach, and is poised to become the destination of choice for ... Read More

The second and tallest Four Seasons in San Francisco to debut this spring

editor editor- March 5, 2020 01:31

Located on the top 11 floors of the 48-story 345 California Center in the heart of San Francisco city’s Financial District, the new Four Seasons Hotel will reopen this spring ... Read More

Capella Hotel: New properties around the globe

editor editor- March 4, 2020 23:35

Capella Hotel Group introduces a new brand to its portfolio. The sophisticated lifestyle brand was created for progressive travelers of a new generation. Born out of guests' desire to honor ... Read More

9th International Heritage Tourism Conclave set for Gwalior in India

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- March 4, 2020 23:18

The 9th International Heritage Tourism Conclave will be held in Gwalior, India, from March 13 at the Taj Uaha Kiran Palace. The event is being organized by the PHD Chamber ... Read More

Direct Flights between Munich and Hanoi just got easier

editor editor- March 4, 2020 21:49

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Bamboo Airways and Munich Airport was announced and is expected to promote direct routes between Munich and Hanoi (Vietnam and Germany).  Conquering the European ... Read More