Tag: Copenhagen

Copenhagen hosts annual BestCities Global Forum

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 24, 2019 23:28

BestCities Global Alliance will host senior international association executive delegates on a trip to the culture rich city of Copenhagen – one of the BestCities partners – to join a ... Read More

Seychelles kicks off autumn season with Nordic Roadshow

editor editor- October 17, 2019 21:04

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) embarked on the sixth edition of the Nordic Roadshow from September 23-27, 2019. The delegation, which included hotels, Destination Management Companies (DMCs) and airlines, travelled ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board Team visited Trade Partners in Scandinavia

editor editor- June 10, 2019 23:07

Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) head of the company, Mrs. Sherin Francis and Key STB representatives on the European market visited trade partners in Northern Europe in May this year. A ... Read More

Maritime security the Seychelles way

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- May 25, 2019 02:42

Africa’s smallest nation is setting a standard for safe sustainable seas through the prosecution of pirates, international maritime cooperation, and proactive measures to protect its exclusive economic zone. As the ... Read More

Cape Town to chair BestCities board

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 17:49

Corne Koch, Head of Cape Town and Western Cape Convention Bureau, a division of WESGRO, has been elected to the role of board chair for BestCities Global Alliance. She will ... 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

Russia to use Fan-IDs (again) as visas for 2020 UEFA Euro Cup visitors

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 01:40

Upper house of the Russian parliament, the Federation Council, have passed on Monday a bill allowing foreign tourists with Fan-IDs to travel to Russia without entry visas for matches of ... Read More

Budapest Airport launches new winter routes

editor editor- March 27, 2019 23:52

Launching 15 new winter routes in total, Ryanair route additions will see 3 new destinations on Budapest Airport’s route map. Facing no competition on its new operations to Lappeenranta, Luxembourg ... Read More

The Balmoral hotel announces Head Chef at its Michelin-starred restaurant

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 15:03

The Balmoral, a Rocco Forte hotel in Edinburgh, announced Mark Donald as the new Head Chef of Number One - the hotel’s one Michelin star restaurant. The Scottish born chef’s ... Read More

Turkish Airlines and Oman Air extend their existing codeshare agreement

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 4, 2019 14:03

Turkish Airlines and Oman Air have revised the codeshare agreement signed earlier. Under the revised agreement, Turkish Airlines will codeshare on Oman Air operating flights to Salalah, while Oman Air ... Read More

Cornwall Airport Newquay announces Channel Islands link

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 21:08

Cornwall Airport Newquay (CAN) has today announced that from 3 June regional operator Blue Islands, a franchise partner of Flybe, will commence a new service to Jersey and Guernsey. Flights ... Read More

New triple threat at Cornwall Airport Newquay

editor editor- February 9, 2019 01:31

Last year saw Cornwall Airport Newquay (CAN) make some exciting announcements for both new and existing customers. New charter holiday provider Superbreak announced short breaks to Iceland (Q1 2019) which ... Read More

BestCities Global Alliance launches new brand platform

editor editor- January 24, 2019 23:07

BestCities Global Alliance has kicked off 2019 by unveiling a new brand platform. Read More

Qatar Airways celebrates the launch of its second Swedish gateway

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019 16:25

To celebrate the launch of Qatar Airways’ new direct service to Gothenburg, Sweden, Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, hosted a press conference today at ... Read More

Ryanair pilots: New year, same threats

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019 15:25

2018 was a pivotal year for Ryanair and its pilots and cabin crew, engaging in the previously unchartered territory of social dialogue. As negotiations on Collective Labor Agreements (CLAs) continue ... Read More

Qatar Airways’ inaugural flight touches down at Gothenburg Landvetter Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 12, 2018 07:08

Qatar Airways’ first nonstop flight from Doha to Gothenburg, Sweden landed today at Gothenburg Landvetter Airport, marking the airline’s second gateway into Sweden. Qatar Airways flight 177, operated by the ... Read More

Qatar Airways enhances its most popular European routes

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2018 09:30

Qatar Airways announced that it will fly a greater number of passengers to their preferred European destinations this winter, with additional capacity on some routes available now. From December onwards, ... Read More

Bankrupt: Lufthansa Partner PrivateAir

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 5, 2018 22:23

It started with a Swiss court in October to declare bankrupcy proceeding against PrivateAIr after a vendor asked the court. PrivateAir responded it was a mistake and managed to operate ... Read More

Power of People proves popular for upcoming BestCities Global Forum in Bogota

editor editor- December 3, 2018 14:08

Leaders will hold talks, workshops, and programs while also learning about the region and culture of Latin America at the BestCities Global Forum to be held in Bogota. Read More

Green Globe certifies Bertrams Hotel Guldsmeden in Copenhagen

editor editor- October 13, 2012 01:01

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announced certification of the Bertrams Hotel Guldsmeden in Copenhagen, Denmark. Read More

New green city survey ranks Copenhagen No. 1

editor editor- September 22, 2012 07:28

COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Copenhagen is renowned as one of the most environmentally friendly capital cities in the world but a new survey now shows that Copenhagen is also a world ... Read More

Suddenly Denmark feels like most happening place on the planet

editor editor- September 19, 2012 07:16

It's a tiny country of 5½ million people, but suddenly Denmark feels like the most happening place on the planet. Read More

Air China to launch direct flights between Beijing and Copenhagen

editor editor- December 9, 2011 06:03

BEIJING, China - On June 2, 2012, Air China will inaugurate direct rotations between Beijing and Copenhagen. Read More

Thai Airways boosts its presence in Europe from November

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 2, 2011 14:57

BANGKOK, Thailand (eTN) - The winter schedule 2011-12 will see Thai Airways International rising its profile in Europe, as Thailand's national carrier will launch two new routes. Read More

Absence of Little Mermaid lamented by tourists and locals alike

editor editor- May 3, 2010 06:08

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Tourists trekking to Copenhagen hoping to see an iconic statue of The Little Mermaid were left considerably under-whelmed on Saturday after being confronted by a still image ... Read More

Seychelles creates another national park

editor editor- December 28, 2009 03:54

Alongside the Copenhagen Climate Summit, the Seychellois President Michel signed into effect the creation of a new national park on Silhouette island, dedicated to "resilience to climate change from a Read More

How Copenhagen betrayed Africa

editor editor- December 24, 2009 03:21

China remained the main culprit in the cross hairs of climate change advocates, as the Copenhagen Summit drew to a close without the urgently required binding consensus. Read More

The implications of the Copenhagen climate anti-climax on tourism

editor editor- December 22, 2009 09:04

For many months the expectations of the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference were immense. Read More

Change coming about climate change?

editor editor- December 21, 2009 05:01

Nations attending the Copenhagen conference agreed overnight to "take note" of an agreement reached by the leaders of five countries - the United States, China, India, Brazil and South Africa ... Read More

The United Nations system is committed to delivering as one on climate change

editor editor- December 18, 2009 03:18

UNWTO (United Nations World Travel Organization) has joined all the other United Nations agencies assembled in Copenhagen to send a clear message that the UN is both “working and delivering ... Read More

Live the deal, UNWTO executive says

editor editor- December 17, 2009 09:38

eTN: How are you, Geoffrey? How is Copenhagen? Geoffrey Lipman: I think it’s probably better than people are saying, if you know what I mean. Read More

Tanzania hopeful of COP15

editor editor- December 17, 2009 09:05

When the entire world is awaiting the results and outcomes of the Copenhagen conference on Climate Change (COP 15), Tanzania is one among African countries that has been hit hard ... Read More

Advancing the response of tourism to climate change

editor editor- December 17, 2009 04:57

UNWTO has been working to raise awareness on climate change issues in the tourism sector for many years, and much has been achieved. The time is right for all those ... Read More

South Africa slaps down African climate goals

editor editor- December 15, 2009 04:31

It appears that South Africa may have broken ranks with the rest of the African continent over their joint approach towards the Climate Summit in Copenhagen, when news emerged from ... Read More

Islanders bid for tough climate action blocked

editor editor- December 10, 2009 08:22

COPENHAGEN – Declaring "it's a matter of survival," one of the world's tiniest nations, speaking for imperiled islands everywhere, took on global industrial and oil powers Wednesday at the U.N. Read More