Tag: Denmark

World’s largest luxury cruise company spewing air pollution to the extreme

editor editor- June 7, 2019 01:18

The world’s largest luxury cruise operator, Carnival Corporation, emitted more pollution in the form of nearly 10 times more sulphur oxide (SOX) around European coasts than did all 260 million ... 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

Controversial Eurovision in Israel crowns The Netherland with Arcade by Duncan Laurence

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2019 07:37

The Eurovision contest in Tel Aviv Israel was a nonstop tourist party but not without controversy. Many were protesting against Israel's settlement and occupation policies and human rights abuses. The ... Read More

Tourism in Tel Aviv is one big party this week with Eurovision

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019 08:21

Tourism is booming in Tel Aviv this week with hotels sold out, residents staying with relatives to rent their rooms and apartments for inflated rates - and almost every rate ... Read More

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019 20:38

The recently concluded 26th International Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas celebrated over a quarter Century of Tourism Safety and Security. Dr. Peter Tarlow of SaferTourism.com  had a major part ... Read More

Strike: Scandinavian Airlines SAS about to refuse 70,000+ passengers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 26, 2019 09:17

More than 70,000 passengers may get stranded today flying through, from or to airports in Scandinavia. This is a social media post by SAS CEO Rickard Gustafson.  "Despite intensive negotiations and ... 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

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

Denmark airport welcomes opening of Norwegian Air base

editor editor- April 3, 2019 03:06

Billund Airport in Denmark confirmed that low-cost airline Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA, more commonly and simply known as Norwegian, opened a new base at the airport yesterday, April 1, 2019. ... Read More

Why Travel to Madrid? 40 Years of Diversity and Tolerance: Just Watch it!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2019 19:08

Germany and the rest of the world agrees. Madrid is the city of tolerance and diversity. According to a prestigious award received on the sideline of the recently concluded ITB ... Read More

Elizabethan Treasures: Miniatures by Hilliard and Oliver

Rita Payne - special to eTN Rita Payne - special to eTN- March 5, 2019 02:18

Queen Elizabeth l, Sir Francis Drake, and Sir Walter Raleigh were the celebrated figures of their age, but what did they really look like? In the years before photography and ... Read More

Wizz Air expands routes

editor editor- March 4, 2019 20:33

Based on data from Statistics Denmark, over 13,000 Ukrainians live in Denmark, with more than half of this population living in Jutland, in which Billund Airport lies at the heart. Kiev ... Read More

EU airline passenger law: “Lazy” stereotype holds true for American travelers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 20:30

More than 90 percent of U.S. travelers do not know their rights when it comes to airline compensation, and of those that do, it takes them a long time to ... Read More

In Amsterdam, tourism growth is not the enemy, bad management is

editor editor- February 1, 2019 04:59

As former Secretary General of the UNWTO, the specialized agency of the UN mandated with promoting healthy and sustainable tourism, I am watching with concern some of the emerging trends ... Read More

FITUR beats the record for participation in its most international edition yet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019 17:25

From 23 to 27 January, Madrid will once again become the focus of attention for the international tourism community with FITUR, the International Tourism Fair, organized by IFEMA. This year’s ... Read More

German authorities cancels all Iranian Mahan Air flights

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2019 09:45

There are no more flights from Iran to Germany on Mahan Air at this time. Mahan Airlines, operating under the name Mahan Air is a privately owned Iranian airline based in ... 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

Art + Design. Wit, humor and WOW

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 5, 2019 19:29

In New York, thousands art connoisseurs, collectors, gallery owners (and their staff), interior designers converged on the Park Avenue Armory to raise money for charities. Read More

Over 20 people killed or injured in Denmark train disaster

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 2, 2019 15:34

At least six people were killed and sixteen injured in a train accident in Denmark. The disaster came amid a powerful storm that is devastating Northern Europe. The accident happened ... Read More

Swiss – Spanish Citizen involved in beheading tourists in Morocco?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018 00:33

The mastermind and teacher who helped ISIS members in Morocco to kill and later beheaded 2 tourists from Denmark and Norway may be a dual citizen of Switzerland and Spain. ... Read More

Tourists killed and beheaded in terror attack in Morocco: Arrests made

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 25, 2018 21:36

The arrests were made in several cities in the kingdom, bringing to 18 the number of people detained over the double-murder, said Abdelhak Khiam, head of Morocco's central office for judicial investigation. 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

Thai Tourism: International arrivals’ growth in line with the target

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2018 09:25

The Thai tourism industry recorded total international arrivals of 31.25 million in January-October 2018, up 7.84%, generating an estimated 1.63 trillion Baht in tourism revenue, up by 9.98% over the ... Read More

What Marriott told victims of massive security crime? Transcript of an email to hotel guests

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 9, 2018 14:49

A massive database breach was reported by Marriott Hotels and Resorts at their Starwood brand on November 30. In the meantime, Marriott Security procedures had been in the global spotlight ... Read More

World Travel Monitor: European outbound travel grows by five percent

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2018 06:30

Spain has been unable to maintain its strong growth of international visitors of recent years, while Turkey is attracting more holidaymakers again. Greece is also reporting rising visitor numbers. Following ... Read More

Colours of Malta joins Preferred DMCs

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2018 05:33

Preferred DMCs, the boutique consortium of selected Destination & Event Management Companies from around Europe specializing in bespoke high-end incentive travel and special interest groups, VIP travel, events, meetings and ... 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

Pakistan-Danish climbers scale North Peak of Malika Parbat

editor editor- August 3, 2012 07:22

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - A Pakistani and a Danish climber have marked history by reaching the peak of Malika Parbat (North Peak) at 5,290 meters, which is the highest mountain in ... Read More

Oslo to protest through music

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- May 22, 2012 07:40

Thousands of Norwegians plan to gather in Oslo to protest against mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik by singing a folk song he hates and which he considers a Marxist indoctrination ... Read More

UK and Denmark supports Seychelles in fight against piracy

editor editor- January 31, 2012 05:31

International cooperation to counter the increasing threat of piracy has led to the successful detention of 18 suspected pirates who will be transferred to, and possibly prosecuted, in Seychelles. Read More

Norway, Denmark, Australia lead in worldwide assessment of wealth and quality of life

editor editor- November 4, 2011 06:21

LONDON, England - A new study ranks the U.K. 13th out of 110 countries in a worldwide assessment of wealth and quality of life. Norway, Denmark, and Australia lead the ... Read More

Oasis of the Seas squeezes under Danish bridge

editor editor- November 2, 2009 05:11

KORSOER, Denmark – The world's largest cruise ship cleared a crucial obstacle Sunday, lowering its smokestacks to squeeze under a bridge in Denmark. Read More

VisitDenmark pulls “offensive” tourism ad

editor editor- September 16, 2009 06:57

COPENHAGEN — Denmark's tourism agency has removed an advertisement from YouTube after complaints that it promoted promiscuity in the liberal Scandinavian country. Read More

Safety as a competitive advantage

editor editor- April 23, 2009 06:36

Taiwan recently announced in the trade media that it was a safe tourist destination. Read More