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European countries still main tourism source for Seychelles

Despite the economic recession hitting many European countries, the "Old Continent" is still Seychelles' main market source, supplying 72,436 visitors up to the second week of June 2013, or a 12% incr

Paul Malcolm named new Head of Sales for Hilton Worldwide in...

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Germany - Hilton Worldwide announced in the last week the appointment of Paul Malcom as Head of Sales for Europe.

Largest Routes event in Europe ever

BUDAPEST, Hungary - The Routes Awards recognize and reward the highest standards of marketing activities undertaken by airports and tourism authorities.

The importance of Brazil as an outbound market for Europe

World Travel Market Latin America, the leading global event for the Latin American travel industry, reveals that interest from European exhibitors started following the decision of the German National

PATA appoints Daniela Wagner as PATA European Coordinator

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has appointed Ms. Daniela Wagner as PATA European Coordinator, effective February 22, 2013.

Email platform designed for travel companies to be unveiled at Travel...

The TTE/BTS 2013 show will witness the launch of a centralized email and enquiry management platform built exclusively for travel management companies that seamlessly integrates email interaction, pho

Garuda Indonesia partners with Etihad to increase destinations

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Garuda Indonesia, Indonesia’s national carrier, launched flight services last week to six new destinations as a result of the airline's recently signed codeshare agreement with

Europe and South America top fall travel list

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Where's hot, where's not? Online travel booking site OneTravel.com released its data for fall bookings and spotted some interesting travel trends.

HotelTravel.com and SiteMinder connectivity great news for hotels

PHUKET, Thailand – HotelTravel.com, a worldwide leader in online hotel reservations and travel content, and SiteMinder have successfully completed two-way XML connectivity for seamless online bookin

Nonstop flights from UK to Caribbean

Caribbean Airlines, the region’s leading carrier, is now bringing Europe closer to Trinidad with the commencement of its nonstop service to Gatwick, United Kingdom, which took to the air on Friday,

Euro chaos: Should I stay or should I go?

In the last decade of the 20th century, the Turkish lira fell in value 1,000 times against the U.S.

Leading Hotels of the World welcomes new members in Europe, Africa...

NEW YORK, NY - The Interalpen-Hotel Tyrol is located in a nature reserve area in the Alps, close to the Olympia Region in Seefeld and the charming city of Innsbruck, Austria.

Bicycle tour operators in Europe benefit from new partnership

A new partnership of independent bicycle tour operators in Europe, Cycle-Cities, was started by London Bicycle in 2011.

Travel deals on small-group tours to Europe

LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - TourCrafters is offering a series of small-group exclusive tours. This is the time to book them and save USUS$200 or more on the discounted departures.

Seychelles team declares ITB a great success

The Seychelles delegation at ITB 2012 said they are happy with the ever-growing interest for their islands from Germany and from Europe.

Turkey: the key to Europe’s future

(eTN) - The EU is Turkey’s number one trade partner, with Turkish exports and imports between 46 to 39 percent.

Turkey hit by big freeze

(eTN) - Extreme winter conditions have brought life to a standstill across Turkey. The biggest freeze since 30 years has grounded 180 flights on Tuesday, and on Monday 200 flights were cancelled.

Filling the vacuum of lost air service from Seychelles to Europe

In line with Seychelles’ ongoing drive to increase air access to the country after the cessation of Air Seychelles’ flights to European destinations, Alain St.

With dollar up against euro, Americans flocking to European cruises

PLYMOUTH, Minn. - Specific cruising trends based on data from an annual Travel Trends Survey has been unveiled today.

Airlines cleared to use Santa’s short-cut

Hard-pressed airlines have been handed the perfect Christmas present: permission to fly twin-jet aircraft over the North Pole, saving millions on fuel costs, opening up new destinations, and reducing

Europe Meeting and Incentive Travel Exchange to meet next year in...

NEW YORK, New York - Europe Meeting & Incentive Travel Exchange (EMITE), held in partnership with Site and part of Global Meeting & Incentive Travel Exchanges, has announced its 2012 dates as November

Kenya relaunches tourism campaign in Europe

Kenya's Ministry of Tourism is seeking additional Sh450 million funding from treasury to finance renewed marketing campaigns in Europe to mitigate effects of the Eurozone crisis which various analysts

European commissions partner to launch destination Europe to people of China

BEIJING INTERNATIONAL HOTEL, BEIJING, China - Petra Hedorfer, President of the European Travel Commission (ETC), joined by Pedro Ortún, Director for Tourism, CSR, Consumer Goods and International Reg

Travel is “unquenchable passion for Americans, ” survey shows

Cheapflights.com, a provider of online travel deals, has said it recently conducted a survey to gauge how important holiday travel is to US travelers given the current state of the economy.

Europe-bound travelers encouraged to buy now

ORLANDO, Fla. - Airlines are expected to cut seating capacity on international flights to Europe next year between five percent and 10 percent, according to TravCorp USA.

UNIGLOBE expands Global Partner network

VANCOUVER, Canada – International travel management organization, UNIGLOBE, has further expanded its

Seychelles launches PR Office in UK

LONDON, England - The Seychelles islands have opened a PR Office for Europe, which is based in the United Kingdom.

Emissions trading scheme puts additional pressure on airlines

SINGAPORE - From January next year, all airlines flying to Europe will have to buy permits for the carbon dioxide they emit.