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JetSuiteX launches new flights from Phoenix to Burbank, Las Vegas, and Oakland

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019 18:16

JetSuiteX, the acclaimed air carrier that offers daily flights from private terminals for the cost of a commercial ticket, has announced that it will soon launch service from Phoenix to ... Read More

Virginia Tourism toasts 50 Years of Love

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019 01:25

The Virginia Tourism Corporation today marked the 50th anniversary of their brand Virginia is For Lovers® during a press conference at U.S Travel’s IPW 2019 at the Anaheim Convention Center. ... Read More

Houston Pop-Up Hotel is announced by WhyHotel

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019 01:10

WhyHotel announced plans to launch a new pop-up hotel in Houston, Texas. It is the company's first location outside of the east coast. The pop-up is scheduled to begin accepting ... Read More

Hodges Ward Elliott appoints new Hotel Group President

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 16:10

Hodges Ward Elliott, an independent hotel brokerage and investment-banking firm, with offices in New York, Atlanta, Los Angeles and London, today announced that Daniel Peek will be joining HWE as ... Read More

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority hosts Belgian Travel Summit

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 16:04

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) inaugurated the first edition of the Belgian Travel Summit (BTS) taking place until June 1 in the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah. The ... Read More

Museum of Ice Cream San Francisco launches Pride Celebration

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019 20:53

In honor of Pride, Museum of Ice Cream (MOIC) San Francisco is throwing a dedicated celebration the entire month of June filled with exciting surprises for the community! This experience ... Read More

4000 tourism leaders will meet at Uzakrota Travel Summit Istanbul

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 18:10

Uzakrota Travel Summit, an important international tourism sector event, will be organized for the 6th time in Istanbul. The Summit will take place at the Hilton Istanbul Bosphorus in Istanbul ... Read More

PATA Annual Summit 2019: Issues of sustainability and social responsibility

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2019 04:13

The PATA Annual Summit 2019 (PAS 2019), under the theme ‘Progress with a Purpose’, opened in Cebu, Philippines on May 9 with 383 delegates from 194 organisations and 43 destinations ... Read More

BestCities 2019 Copenhagen Global Forum to look to the future

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 16:40

BestCities Global Alliance and Copenhagen Convention Bureau (CCB) are set to investigate what the future holds for associations and association congresses with a focus on creating lasting, positive impact. Exploring ... Read More

IMEX in Frankfurt’s five steps to igniting imagination and powering up business results

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 16:45

IMEX in Frankfurt returns on 21-23 May, bringing together business event professionals from around the world to meet and do business. Planners and exhibitors alike can also tap into the ... Read More

Reinventing the Travel Marketing Conference

editor editor- May 15, 2019 02:04

SEE – an acronym for Seek, Explore, Experience – will bring together the world’s smartest (and coolest) travel and tourism marketers for two days of keynote talks, hands-on training, networking, ... Read More

Best & Worst Airlines and Airports of 2019 revealed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 17:17

Today AirHelp announced the results of its annual AirHelp Score which rates global airlines and airports. First launched in 2015, AirHelp Score is the most comprehensive data-based evaluation of airlines ... Read More

EscapeMaker to host all women-led first-ever Virtual Agritourism Conference

editor editor- May 9, 2019 22:39

Fourteen women industry experts join forces to create an evergreen educational resource for innkeepers, farmers, winemakers, craft beverage producers and ag-related destinations to grow their businesses. EscapeMaker.com, a guide to ... Read More

Silicon Valley Tech executive becomes CTO for Bidroom hotel platform

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 16:45

Maurizio Tripi has joined the Board of Directors of Bidroom - the no-commission hotel platform - to speed up the company’s technology innovation as the new Chief Technology Officer. Scalability ... Read More

WISeKey, WISeCoin AG and SUNx – Strong Universal Network – sign partnership

editor editor- May 3, 2019 00:41

WISeKey International Holding Ltd (“WISeKey “) (SIX: WIHN), a leading global cybersecurity, Blockchain and IoT company, WISeCoin AG and the SUNx - Strong Universal Network, announced today a partnership to jointly develop a special ... Read More

eTN becomes a SUNx SDG 17 Partner calling for Climate Sanity in Tourism on Earth Day

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 23, 2019 02:24

In nature, nothing exists alone is the message for Earth Day 2019. Announcing the public launch of its “SDG17 Partners Program” on Earth Day 2019, Professor Geoffrey Lipman co-founder SUNx, calls ... Read More

Drink like a New Yorker

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- April 20, 2019 21:04

If you live in New York, work in New York or are doing business in New York – there is only one appropriate drink to order…New York State wines. New ... Read More

Malta, where Game of Thrones all began, plays host to the 5th Annual Valletta Film Festival

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 15:30

Malta, the first location for Season One of  Game of Thrones, plays host to the annual  Valletta Film Festival (VFF), June 14-23, presented by the Film Grain Foundation. This year ... Read More

Spain-Holiday.com has new owners

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2019 07:20

The Spanish holiday rental platform, Spain-Holiday.com, has new owners from the 1st of April. The company’s founder and sole owner until the end of March, Claus Sorensen, will be sharing ... Read More

Vista Global to acquire JetSmarter

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 15:01

Vista Global, a world leader in business flight solutions, announces that it has entered into an agreement to acquire JetSmarter, creating the global On Demand digital marketplace. JetSmarter’s innovative marketplace ... Read More

Climate Resilience Program for Travel & Tourism announced at WTTC Global Summit

editor editor- April 3, 2019 22:52

Speaking today at the WTTC Global Summit in Seville, Professor Geoffrey Lipman, SUNx Co-founder and President of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP), a travel and tourism coalition of ... Read More

Agoda appoints new Chief Marketing Officer

editor editor- March 29, 2019 02:17

  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 President of Marketing at ... Read More

Airbnb co-founder headed to Phillippines for travel summit

editor editor- March 27, 2019 20:56

“We are excited to be welcoming Mr. Nathan Blecharczyk to the PATA Annual Summit 2019. It is nearly impossible to talk about the travel and tourism industry without mentioning Airbnb ... Read More

“Plan For Our Kids” and “African Earth Lung” to launch at WTM Africa

editor editor- March 19, 2019 21:21

eTN Publisher Juergen Steinmetz talks to Professor Geoffrey Lipman Co-Founder of SUNx - STRONG Universal Network, about the development of “Plan For Our Kids” and the signature “African Earth Lung” ... Read More

Brand USA Board of Directors approves committee assignments

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 16:45

On Wednesday, March 13, members of the Brand USA board of directors convened for a quarterly meeting in Washington, DC where they welcomed newly appointed and reappointed members and approved ... Read More

How Independent Hotels Make Big Money on Chinese FIT Travelers: The Mini Program

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2019 00:29

Compass Edge knows there is a good reason why independent hotels selling rooms to Chinese travelers should have a "Mini Program" on WeChat. Only 10% of more than a billion ... Read More

African Tourism Board plans impressive launch in Cape Town at WTM

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 14, 2019 06:13

The African Tourism Board (ATB) is planning for an impressive launch event during World Travel Market (WTM) in Cape Town, South Africa. On April 11, 2019 from 1530-1730 hours, an ... Read More

Botswana hunting proposal could put its tourism industry at risk

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 15:17

Botswana’s proposals to lift its hunting ban and to introduce elephant culling has fuelled political posturing, denials, misinformation, and lobbying from pro hunting and culling groups. But what does the ... Read More

Indian billionaires fly to Phu Quoc for the ‘Wedding of the Century’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019 18:25

One of Vietnam's most idyllic islands hosted a week-long wedding party for a billionaire couple from India who invited more than 700 guests to join them at the five-star JW ... Read More

Guyana Tourism together with SUNx to bring Climate Change education

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 20:41

Guyana which has been named the #1 “Best of Ecotourism” destination and one of the world’s Top 10 Sustainable Destinations at this week’s ITB Berlin is teaming up with SUNx ... Read More

China invests €15 billion in world’s longest undersea rail tunnel between Finland and Estonia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019 17:15

An ambitious train rail link, designed to connect the Finnish and Estonian capitals through the bottom of the Gulf of Finland, has attracted €15 billion ($17 billion) from China-owned Touchstone ... Read More

Tourism to become a US$50 billion industry in India

editor editor- March 7, 2019 02:09

Technology and tourism were in focus at a meeting held on March 6 organized by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), during which speakers highlighted the present and ... Read More

Time to get your nominations in: International Travel & Tourism Awards

editor editor- March 1, 2019 01:27

The International Travel & Tourism Awards (ITTAs), presented by WTM London, will once again recognize the success of national, regional and city tourist boards as well as outstanding private sector ... Read More

Unique attractions and features at Kumbh Mela at Allahabad in India

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- February 23, 2019 00:30

The ongoing Kumbh Mela at Allahabad - now called Prayagraj - has many attractions and unique features, the sheer size being one of them. Along with that is the devotion ... Read More

BAME Women in Travel initiative to assist ethnic minority women in travel and tourism industry

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2019 19:15

Women in Travel CIC, the social enterprise dedicated to empowering women though employability and entrepreneurship in the travel industry, will launch ‘BAME Women in Travel’ at a Royal Society of ... Read More

Holidays Network Group adds luxury Dominican Republic resort to its exclusive portfolio of lifestyle products and vacation experiences

editor editor- February 21, 2019 18:04

Holidays Network Group (HNG) today introduced Ancora Punta Cana; its first Dominican Republic-based luxury vacation offering. The 299-unit, all-suite property is located in a high-end Mediterranean-themed village near the secluded ... Read More