Tag: Dutch

Brave new world: Bizarre air travel ideas dreamt up by aviation industry

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 16:10

Dutch KLM recently unveiled its latest flight concept, the Flying V, designed to have passengers seated literally inside the wings of the plane. The cargo hold and the fuel tanks ... Read More

7 new technologies that will rock the future of air travel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 16:57

Air travel technology is changing at a rapid pace –– what can we expect to see in the near future? Air travel experts invite you for a sneak peek of ... Read More

When overtourism spoils your travel plans: Go somewhere else!

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 5, 2019 23:37

Have you heard that told joke?  Patient says, “Doctor, it hurts when I do this with my arm.”  Doctor’s response is, “Then don’t do this.”  This is logic 101 that ... Read More

Autograph Collection to introduce 16 new hotels and resorts

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019 19:21

Autograph Collection Hotels, Marriott International's dynamic portfolio of more than 170 independent hotels and resorts around the world, today announced plans to welcome 17 one-of-a-kind properties to its global portfolio ... Read More

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines to Host 76th IATA AGM in Amsterdam

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 2, 2019 07:06

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will host the 76th IATA Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, ... Read More

Brussels by bike: European capital celebrates cycling and honors its cultural heritage

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019 17:15

2019 is a year like no other for Brussels. This year Brussels is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first Tour de France victory of Belgian cycling legend Eddy Merckx, ... Read More

St.Maarten hosts International Caribbean Airlift conference

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019 03:09

The 4th annual Caribbean Aviation Meetup conference will be held June 11-13 on St.Maarten/St.Martin The conference is hosted by the tourism authorities of the two sides of the island, and ... Read More

2019 Canadian Tulip Festival draws largest crowd in a decade

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019 20:52

Despite chilly weather and occasional showers, the 67th annual Canadian Tulip Festival drew crowds estimated at over 600,000 to the tulip beds in Commissioners Park. "Our returning of all Festival ... 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

Europe’s first WeChat Pay Smart Airport launched at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019 19:30

WeChat Pay and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol jointly launched Europe's first flagship WeChat Pay Smart Airport. The flagship exists of three services: WeChat Official Account, WeChat Mini Program and WeChat Pay ... Read More

Lufthansa Supervisory Board appoints Executive Board member Thorsten Dirks for three more years

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019 15:32

In today’s meeting, the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG decided ahead of schedule to extend the contract with Thorsten Dirks by three years until 30 April 2023. Dirks, 55, ... Read More

Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019 23:15

Sri Lanka Tourism is actually open for business: There is no threat to the overall safety of visitors. This is the latest message released by Sri Lanka Tourism officials and ... Read More

Terror Attack on Shangri La, Kingsbury Hotel and three churches in Sri Lanka

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019 06:19

The Shangri La Hotel Colombo, the Kingsbury Hotel and three churches in Kochchikade and Negombo were targeted by terrorists today in Sri Lanka. This is another attack on the travel ... Read More

NY drinks NY wines: History and hybrids

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- April 13, 2019 21:05

New York Wines: Disaster in the Beginning Historians have documented the fact that grapes were first introduced to New York by the Dutch (1647-1664); sadly, the crops failed. A few ... Read More

Which 3 Italian cities rank as top unique experiences?

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- April 12, 2019 01:36

Italy is the homeland of the cities most appreciated by travelers according to reviews of users of an online platform. Coming in among the top 5 are Rome, Florence, and ... Read More

Tourism plays a major role in poverty alleviation, says PM Imran Khan

editor editor- April 3, 2019 23:53

Calling the tourism industry as a major role in poverty alleviation and one of his top priorities, Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan has unveiled his vision and features of ... Read More

African Tourism Board Launch welcomes Board of Airline Representatives of South Africa (BARSA)

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2019 09:12

June Crawford is the current CEO of BARSA, The Board of Airline Representatives of South Africa, and has held this position since 2014. She had previously held positions at KLM Royal ... Read More

Turkish suspect in Utrecht terrorist attack arrested

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 22:42

Utrecht's police chief has confirmed that the 37-year-old Turkish suspect in the deadly shooting on a tram in the Netherlands has been arrested. Gökmen Tanis was arrested after a major ... Read More

Three killed in Utrecht terrorist attack, Turkish suspect on the run

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 15:02

The mayor of Utrecht has confirmed that three people have been killed in the shooting. Dutch police have identified a 37-year-old Turkish man as the suspect, who is still on ... Read More

World Bank announces Air Transport Annual Report

editor editor- March 12, 2019 21:13

The 14th edition of the World Bank Group (WBG) Air Transport Annual Report, which outlines the support that is given to emerging and developing countries in air transportation has made ... Read More

List of Nationals died in Ethiopian Airlines Airbus 737-800 crash

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 14:30

Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 crashed this morning six minutes after takeoff in Addis Ababa on route to Nairobi. 157 people died, among them 32 Kenyans, 18 Canadians, nine Ethiopians, eight Italians, ... Read More

Global DMC Network by JTB Group DMC Travelife Partner status

editor editor- March 8, 2019 21:04

JTB Global Marketing & Travel Inc. (JTBGMT), member of the Global DMC Network by JTB Group, received the Travelife Partner award last month in recognition of the long-term efforts of ... Read More

Holland America: O, The Oprah Magazine cruise raised $6M for cancer support

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 01:05

In recognition of World Cancer Day today, Holland America Line announced that during the recent O, The Oprah Magazine "Girls' Getaway" cruise aboard Nieuw Statendam Jan. 30 to Feb. 2, ... Read More

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines adds Naples to its network

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019 15:15

This spring, KLM will expand its network to the Italian port of Naples, KLM's 10th destination in Italy. Naples is one of Europe's cultural gems and the characteristic old center ... Read More

Sleeping Suriname wakes up to new global air service

editor editor- January 17, 2019 20:26

A new route starting this summer will be the first new international service that Suriname has secured in over a decade. Read More

Antigua and Barbuda ready to roll out the red carpet for adventurous Team Antigua Island Girls

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019 17:03

Antigua and Barbuda, with its strong heritage of yacht racing and moniker as the Sailing Capital of the Caribbean, is always keen for a good nautical adventure. And with history ... 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

Air France junks Millennial-oriented Joon airline brand

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2019 20:30

Air France/KLM’s Joon - a Millennial-oriented airline brand, created to compete with the low-cost sector in Europe and long-haul, is to be axed just after one year. The project was ... Read More

Irish carrier named ‘worst short-haul airline’ for the sixth year running

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 5, 2019 17:11

According to the latest survey of UK airline passengers, low-cost Irish carrier Ryanair ranked at the very bottom of 19 carriers flying from the UK. Ryanair has won the dubious ... Read More

Illegal: Uber banned in Brussels

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 3, 2019 15:38

A Belgian commercial court has declared Uber illegal in Brussels. The Dutch-speaking tribunal of Commerce sided with local taxi companies and outlawed the ride-hailing service in the Belgian capital. Read More

Uzbekistan is looking at KLM to attract European Tourists

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 29, 2018 07:32

According to the Ambassador of Uzbekistan to the Benelux countries, Dilyor Khakimov, the National airline of the Netherlands, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is planning to establish codeshare cooperation in Uzbekistan. Read More

Royal Caribbean emergency: British Entertainer lost in the Atlantic

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 27, 2018 07:54

The Harmony of the Seas operated by Royal Caribbean Cruises left Fort Lauderdale on its way to the Dutch port of St. Maarten in the Caribbean. Now the U.S. Coast ... Read More

Sunrise Kempinski Hotel Beijing & Yanqi Island welcomes new GM

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2018 02:06

Sunrise Kempinski Hotel Beijing & Yanqi Island is pleased to announce the appointment of Albert Rouwendal as the new General Manager. A dynamic international hotelier with years of experience and ... Read More

The Dylan revives the Gijsbreght van Aemstel: Longest theatre tradition in the world

editor editor- December 20, 2018 02:10

Green Globe member, The Dylan Amsterdam, is a luxury boutique hotel located within an historic building in The Netherlands. Read More

Germany and the Netherlands lucrative markets for Cape Town

editor editor- June 21, 2012 06:15

“Last year, arrivals from Germany to South Africa grew by 9.3 percent (235,774 arrivals) and by the end of February this year, arrivals were 7.8 percent up on February 2011.” ... Read More

Seychelles continues to be a favorite among Belgian, Dutch, and Luxembourg travel professionals

editor editor- January 31, 2012 05:57

After completing its successful week, taking the Seychelles destination and its selective products through various parts of Benelux in the form of luxurious presentations provided by the Seychelles To Read More