Tag: elite

Sonesta Hotels announces its new credit card

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019 19:09

Sonesta International Hotels Corporation launched the new Sonesta World Mastercard® to reward loyal guests and Sonesta Travel Pass members in the United States. Offered in partnership with Bank of America, ... Read More

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts: Innovative programming in celebration of Global Wellness Day

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019 18:41

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® today debuts the innovative Global Wellness Day programming, which includes a variety of engaging, family-oriented health and wellness activities across the brand's properties worldwide. In celebration ... Read More

Global Rescue joins African Tourism Board with a simple mission

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2019 01:37

Global Rescue joined the African Tourism Board showing emphasis on their medical, security, evacuation, travel risk and crisis management services to the African continent.  Global Rescue is the world’s leader ... Read More

Equatorial Guinea Tourism: A 5 Star Sofitel Resort, but where are the visitors ?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019 08:06

There is not much known about tourism opportunities in Equatorial Guinea. The country is known as a notoriously closed country that has turned to tourism to help fill its coffers. ... Read More

Fly-in Lodge set to take helicopter skiing to a new level In Canada

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2019 09:04

Northern Escape, Canada's leading heli-skiing operator is launching a new, luxurious remote lodge for the upcoming 2019/2020 season. The new Northern Escape Lodge is strategically situated on a pristine 50-acre ... Read More

Safertourism.com: Love to all from St. Lucia

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- May 16, 2019 08:46

Safe tourism is the goal of any well-established travel and tourism destination, and St. Lucia is a good example. Safertourism.com president Dr. Peter Tarlow is currently on the tropical island ... Read More

TIME Hotels joins an elite club

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 19:05

UAE-headquartered TIME Hotels has signed an agreement with Dubai-based Plan B Solutions, to offer its guests the opportunity of enrolling in the TIME Elite Club Membership. The cobranding loyalty program ... Read More

Failed project: South Africa’s economic & social decay worst for any non-war-torn country

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 01:35

Recent research from think tank Eunomix Business & Economics suggests that a much more sober view of South Africa is overdue. The study found that South Africa endured one of ... Read More

EL AL Israel Airlines & Alaska Airlines announce new global partnership

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 18:47

EL AL Israel Airlines and Alaska Airlines today expanded their commercial relationship to include a reciprocal frequent flyer agreement. The agreement was signed by the CEOs of each airline at ... Read More

Wimbledon 2019: Winning plans for players and spectators 

Rita Payne - special to eTN Rita Payne - special to eTN- May 2, 2019 01:25

The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) has announced a series of significant changes for The Championships 2019 and beyond. In the buildup to the official start of the Championships ... Read More

Middle East’s finest travel brands revealed at World Travel Awards in Abu Dhabi

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2019 16:09

The Middle East’s finest travel brands have been unveiled at a star-studded gala ceremony in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The elite of the travel industry gathered for the World Travel Awards ... Read More

Seychelles receives honor of hosting FINA CNSG Open Water World Series 2019

editor editor- April 17, 2019 00:32

The excitement was palpable at Beau Vallon Beach on Saturday, April 13, 2019, almost a month before the Seychelles hosts for the second consecutive year the FINA CNSG Open Water ... Read More

Skate & Style event coming to Munich Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 9, 2019 17:20

Top-flight professional skateboarding is a breathtaking spectacle. At the new Skate & Style event, now coming to Munich Airport, spectators will witness dazzling displays of tricks, spins and jumps. From ... Read More

Uganda Tourism Chief: Kidnapped American tourist is safe – rescue completed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 7, 2019 17:45

An excited Lily Ajarova, CEO of the Uganda Tourism Board told eTurboNews late afternoon she had very good news. " The rescue of the kidnapped American Tourist and her driver is ... Read More

FBI involved in US tourist kidnapping in Uganda

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 7, 2019 08:56

An American tourist and her Ugandan driver were kidnapped at gunpoint in Uganda's most known national park, Queen Elizabeth National Park on Tuesday. "We will leave no stone unturned until the ... Read More

The Iconic Transformation of the Hotel de Paris Monte-Carlo

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019 06:16

Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo in the heart of the Monaco playground for the world’s rich and famous founded in 1864 was turned into a modern age hotel, piece by piece and ... Read More

Seychelles recognized as world’s Most Beautiful Island at GQ Travel Awards Russia

editor editor- March 29, 2019 19:50

Destination Seychelles was cited as “The Most Beautiful Island” in the world after walking away with the title at the GQ Travel Awards, a ceremony that took place on March ... Read More

TAT welcomed Elite Weddings and Honeymoon specialists to visit HuaHin at the iconic Centara Grand Huahin

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- February 28, 2019 20:01

Hua Hin, Thailand, 18 February 2019: The beautiful resort town Hua Hin was honoured for the first time to welcome buyers, specialising in the weddings and honeymoon niche-market from 20 ... Read More

Badass women dominating adventure travel

editor editor- February 22, 2019 02:59

In honor of International Women’s Day (IWD), Friday, March 8, 2019, these inspiring travel professionals are working to make outdoor travel a more balanced place for women around the world. ... Read More

New research provides strategic insights for travel brands

editor editor- February 21, 2019 22:11

New research has uncovered the true behaviors of travelers, which is particularly valuable for travel brands as they seek to understand their share of the wallet with customers, yet are ... Read More

2019 Tel Aviv Marathon attracts 2500 international participants

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2019 18:25

The Tel Aviv Samsung Marathon will take place on Friday February 22, 2019. 40,000 runners will participate in Israel’s biggest sporting event of the year. 2,500 international participants from Germany, ... Read More

HondaJet most delivered aircraft in its class for second consecutive year

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 23:30

Honda Aircraft Company announced today that the HondaJet was the most delivered aircraft in its class in 2018, based on numbers provided by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA). Last ... Read More

TAT welcomed elite weddings and honeymoon specialists to visit Hua Hin at the iconic Centara Grand Hua Hin

editor editor- February 18, 2019 18:28

The beautiful resort town Hua Hin was honored for the first time to welcome buyers, specializing in the weddings and honeymoon niche-market from 20 countries as part of TAT’s 4th ... Read More

IGLTA and TTC join forces to promote greater LGBTQ+ inclusivity in travel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019 15:44

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association (IGLTA) today welcomed The Travel Corporation (TTC) to its elite group of global partners. The international travel group, which includes 29 brands, delivers a diverse ... Read More

Qatar Executive world’s first commercial operator of Gulfstream G500 jet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2019 19:06

Qatar Executive announced that it is officially the world’s first commercial service operator of the Gulfstream G500 jet. The private jet charter division of Qatar Airways Group received two brand-new ... Read More

TSA Union: Government shutdown threatens aviation security!

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

American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. today issued the following statement: "As the representative of the more than 45,000 Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) who perform ... Read More

2019: The year of PROUD Experiences

editor editor- January 21, 2019 21:45

The debut of PROUD Experiences held in 2018 in London created the first b2b travel and lifestyle event for premium travel suppliers and buyers targeting the LGBTQ+ global community. 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

Nairobi Dusit2 terror attack: 21 dead, 700 rescued and many heroes

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019 03:59

700 people could have died in the attack in Nairobi but didn't because of security measures in place and the immediate and effective response of authorities.  Thanks to steel doors ... Read More

Marriott International re-brands its loyalty program

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019 18:03

Marriott International today unveiled the new loyalty brand replacing the current loyalty brands – Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) – and reflecting the unmatched benefits, ... Read More

Centara’s COSI hotel in Samui wins Agoda Gold Circle award

editor editor- January 8, 2019 20:48

COSI is the innovative new lifestyle hotel brand from Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator. Read More

Centara’s COSI hotel in Samui wins Agoda Gold Circle award

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 4, 2019 05:33

Agoda, one of the most popular online reservation sites in Asia, has awarded COSI Samui Chaweng Beach its 2018 Gold Circle Award. The award recognises elite service, high-scoring peer-to-peer customer ... Read More

Courtyard Burlington, Ontario: Innovative design and flexible space

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 19, 2018 10:37

In Canada Courtyard by Marriott Hotel has opened its doors in Burlington, Ontario and ready to serve you. Featuring an innovative lobby space as well as Courtyard’s latest contemporary room ... Read More

Hôtel de Berri celebrates ‘Art De Vivre’ in the City of Light

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2018 16:08

The Luxury Collection, part of Marriott International, Inc., today announced the grand opening of Hôtel de Berri, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Paris. Owned by the Dokhan family, Hôtel de Berri ... Read More

HondaJet Elite receives Japan Civil Aviation Bureau type certification

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2018 16:03

Honda Aircraft Company announced today that the HondaJet Elite has received type certification from the Japan Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB) of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT). ... Read More