Tag: encourages

World’s largest steam locomotive is returning to the rails

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 20:32

The 150th anniversary celebration of the transcontinental railroad's completion isn't over yet. Union Pacific is just gathering steam following its May 9 ceremony in Ogden, Utah, commemorating the anniversary. The newly restored Big Boy ... Read More

Seychelles to celebrate 250th anniversary of the first settlement in 2020

editor editor- June 7, 2019 21:12

As announced by President Danny Faure in August 2018, the celebrations of the 250th anniversary of the first settlement of Seychelles is to be held in August 2020. A national ... Read More

Red Roof® re-branding: Exclusive rewards and perks

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019 02:33

Red Roof is amping up its successful loyalty program, Redicard™, re-branding it as RediRewards™ and adding a slew of enticing, intuitive, components that reward guests on every level. RediRewards™ invites ... Read More

‘Premium Tap Water’ brand for tourists is named

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019 08:02

Inspired by Iceland launch Kranavatn, a premium tap water 'brand' aimed to encourage travellers to tackle plastic waste and ‘drink responsibly’ by bringing a reusable water bottle on their travels ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Visitor spending declined 6.2 percent in April 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 19:46

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.33 billion in April 2019, a decrease of 6.2 percent compared to the same month last year, according to preliminary statistics ... Read More

Opening in 2019: Alva Hotel by Royal in Hong Kong

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2019 04:08

Alva Hotel by Royal opening in late 2019, is a new and exciting hospitality concept as part of the Royal portfolio under Sun Hung Kai Properties Hotels, located in the ... Read More

Ormond Group’s new social hotel brand, MoMo’s, launches in Kuala Lumpur in October

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 19:35

MoMo’s, Ormond Group’s new playful hospitality concept, will launch its first property in central Kuala Lumpur within the eclectic Chow Kit neighborhood this October. Home to 99 guest rooms, MoMo’s ... Read More

LATAM named Best Global Airline in South America

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019 22:23

LATAM Airlines Group was named for the second year running as the 'Best Global Airline in South America' in the Passenger Experience Association of Airlines (APEX) Passenger Choice Awards in ... Read More

Pittsburgh Tourism launches national marketing campaign

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 22:26

VisitPITTSBURGH introduced a new national marketing campaign, Pull Up A Chair, You Are Welcomed Here, that promotes Pittsburgh as a welcoming city. The campaign rolls out nationally today and with ... Read More

Twinsburg hosts largest annual gathering of twins in the world

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 19:15

The 2019 Twins Days Festival will be held in Twinsburg, Ohio on August 3rd and 4th. This annual international event is recorded as the "Largest Annual Gathering of Twins in ... Read More

Prime Minister Holness encourages more investments in Jamaica’s tourism product

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019 16:15

Prime Minister Holness is inviting more investors to tap into development opportunities in Jamaica, particularly in the tourism industry as he believes the trajectory of the value of the industry ... Read More

Tourism employees celebrated at Employee of the Year awards  

editor editor- April 3, 2019 21:17

It was during an appreciation event held on Friday, March 22, 2019, at the Hilton Labriz Jetty at Belombre that 14 employees of the Seychelles tourism industry were recognized for ... Read More

Crime out of control and rampant in Waikiki: Let’s make it unwelcoming for homeless

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2019 00:14

The perception is that crime is out of control and rampant in Waikiki. The community wants to make Waikiki unwelcome and uncomfortable for homeless people. Crime is not out of ... Read More

Gambling is big business in tourism

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- March 26, 2019 02:22

The gambling industry, which happens to be a really big one worldwide, is one of the most popular in terms of tourism. That’s why casino tourism is such a big ... Read More

Travel industry building for more sustainable future this Earth Day and beyond

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 16:01

A day to promote environmental awareness and bring attention to the protection of the planet, Earth Day is celebrated in more than 193 countries each year. Earth Day is an ... Read More

Tunisia reaches out to UNWTO to get travel advisories removed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 22, 2019 04:48

The U.S. State Department putting Tunisia  as a category 2 risk for U.S. citizens to travel to. This is on the same level as Germany or the Bahamas, but not ... Read More

Oman Air climbs to first place in one of Heathrow’s greenest years yet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 16:40

Oman Air has landed first place in the latest Heathrow “Fly Quiet and Green” league table, due to its use of ‘Continuous Decent Approach’ which helps to reduce fuel burn ... Read More

European policymakers praise Qatar Airways all-female flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019 18:12

Qatar Airways celebrated a landmark flight on Sunday 10 March as its scheduled service from Brussels to Doha was operated by a crew made up entirely of 15 women. The ... Read More

11 reasons why you should study abroad in Australia

editor editor- March 11, 2019 21:32

With 22,000 programs and over 1,100 education institutes, Australia is well equipped to offer a variety of study options to both local and international students. For several consecutive years, Australia's ... Read More

Largest online exhibition about inventions and discoveries launched today

editor editor- March 7, 2019 23:10

The National Inventors Hall of Fame® (NIHF) Museum and Google Arts & Culture have partnered to bring the NIHF Museum experience to all corners of the world digitally. “Once Upon ... Read More

Airbnb slammed for anti-Semitism in Florida ad campaign

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019 20:30

The Committee for Israel, a national pro-Israel organization, launched an ad campaign today condemning Airbnb for its recent anti-Semitic decision to forbid Jewish, but not Arab, listings in the West ... Read More

Arkansas Tourism: Ark Tank wins

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 06:13

The first Ark Tank, a startup pitch competition developed by Arkansas Tourism in partnership with Innovate Arkansas at Winrock International, concluded today after four finalists presented their business ideas at ... Read More

National Limousine Association releases Passenger Bill of Rights

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019 14:09

The non-profit National Limousine Association (NLA), responsible for and dedicated to representing the interests of the private driver transportation industry, today published revisions to the organization's Passenger Bill of Rights ... 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

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019 23:36

The European Union yesterday renewed sanctions against Zimbabwe after condemning the chaotic situation of human right abuses in that Southern African country. Here is what the joint resolution by the ... Read More

Qatar Airways GCEO delivers keynote address at CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 20:25

The first day of the CAPA Qatar Aviation, Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit kicked off on Tuesday 5 February at the Sheraton Hotel in Doha, Qatar. The summit, held under the ... Read More

Travel Industry encourages Americans to #PlanForVacation

editor editor- January 29, 2019 18:49

Campaign and Hashtag Help Would-Be Vacationers Find Inspiration, Special Offers, Planning Tips Read More

Belgian capital prepares for Brussels, dance!

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2019 18:05

Between 6 February and 6 April, dance, in all its diversity and vitality, will take center stage in Brussels! For its fourth edition, Brussels, dance! will once again put contemporary ... Read More

Brussels Tourism pays tribute to Bruegel in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2019 16:38

To celebrate the 450th anniversary of the death of the great Flemish master, several exhibitions and original activities will be on offer to visitors throughout the year. A great opportunity ... Read More

Nassau Airport Development Company to release Airport Hotel RFP

editor editor- January 14, 2019 22:09

Nassau Airport Development Company provides opportunity to design, finance, build and operate facility at Lynden Pindling International Airport.  Read More

Will UNWTO pack up in Madrid and move to China or Georgia?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 10, 2019 10:22

UNWTO may be on its way to a new home in China or Georgia. UNWTO was a guest in Spain since 1974. Spain has been enjoying a permanent seat in ... 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

Luxury Taipei hotel launches world’s first “Photography Butler” service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019 18:03

A luxury hotel in Taipei launched the world's first "Photography Butler" service - professional and passionate "Photobutlers" will accompany hotel guests to popular Instagram check-in spots in the hotel, tourists ... Read More

New Year Spa days and stays at Corinthia Hotels

editor editor- January 2, 2019 19:39

From London to Lisbon, tempting spa days and stays at Corinthia Hotels are the perfect antidote to winter and will work wonders for those wellness, health and fitness goals Read More

Critical Thinking Reform in Saudi Arabia’s schools includes tourism

The Media Line The Media Line- January 1, 2019 21:28

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s 2030 has a vision that includes a reform to decrease Saudi Arabia's dependence on oil revenues through upgrades to its economy and public service ... Read More

Italy to the Vatican: Politics cannot leave room for Nationalisms and Wars

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- January 1, 2019 21:11

The President of the Italian Republic Mattarella has a New Year's message and a message for the World Day of Peace for Pope  Francis and the world. Read More