Tag: Far East

China, Saudi Arabia and travel tech dominate Arabian Travel Market 2019 agenda

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 20:54

This year’s Arabian Travel Market witnessed a 106% increase in visitors from China and a 20% increase in international visitors to the event, which was held at Dubai World Trade ... Read More

Luxury Cruising: Silversea celebrates silver jubilee

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019 17:44

Silversea Cruises serves 25 years as a luxury cruise line. Silversea has unlocked the authentic beauty of the world for almost half a million guests on approximately 4,100 voyages. Silversea's ... Read More

Arctic tourist train for foreign visitors launched in Russia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 21:13

Russian Far East Investment and Export agency announced that the first charter train to Russia's Arctic region will set off with more than 90 tourists from St. Petersburg on Wednesday, ... Read More

Holland America’s Westerdam explores eight Asian countries in 2019-20 Season

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 20:07

The cosmopolitan cities and rich traditions of the Far East unfold for guests on Holland America Line's Westerdam when the ship embarks on its 2019-20 season in Asia. From September ... Read More

GCC hospitality must appeal to ‘free independent travelers’ to unlock China’s tourist market

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 19:10

The GCC must deliver unique and tech-enabled experiences designed for free independent travelers (FITs) if it is to grow its market share among China’s outbound tourists, according to experts speaking ... Read More

First Costa Cruises ship designed for Chinese market comes into service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019 21:24

Yesterday, at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, in the presence of the Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister of Italy, Matteo Salvini, and of the Deputy Minister of Infrastructure and ... Read More

Budapest Airport welcomes Shanghai Airlines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019 18:20

Budapest Airport is delighted to announce another momentous enhancement in its route network development, with the confirmation that Shanghai Airlines, in partnership with China Eastern Airlines, will launch a three ... Read More

Passengers love Turkish Airlines in 2019: January traffic results show

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 12, 2019 09:27

Turkish Airlines, who has recently announced the passenger and cargo traffic results for January 2019, recorded 79.5% Load Factor in this month. On top of the strong base effect of ... Read More

All about Whiskey

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- February 9, 2019 20:04

The world of whiskey extends well beyond smelling, sipping and tasting. To learn about the brown liquid in your glass you should speak with Lew Bryson, one of the world’s ... Read More

Putin: Russia will keep moving towards lifting restrictions for tourists

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 18:25

According to Russian President Vladimir Putin, short-term visa-free entry for foreigners and electronic visas is the way to go for Russia if it wants to become a tourist haven. But ... Read More

King Shaka Airport in Durban witnesses double-digit growth

editor editor- February 1, 2019 01:22

King Shaka International Airport (KSIA) in Durban ended 2018 on a record high by growing international passenger numbers by 13% in December. This, together with strong domestic passenger growth of ... Read More

Seychelles International Airways planning to start flying next year

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- January 22, 2019 02:12

Seychelles International Airways will start operations next year linking Seychelles with non-stop direct flights to Europe and the Far East. 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

Turkish Airlines: Continued growing interest in Turkey and its airline

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019 01:10

Turkish Airlines, who has recently announced its passenger and cargo traffic results for December 2018, reached 80.2% load factor in that month. Growth in the number of passengers, revenue per ... Read More

Strong earthquake rocks Russia’s Komandorskiye Ostrova region

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 24, 2018 15:30

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck Russia's Komandorskiye Ostrova (Commander Islands) region on December 24, 2018. Komadorskiye Ostrova (Commander Islands) are sparsely populated islands in the Bering Sea located about 175 kilometres ... Read More

Dubai firm eyes tourist investments in Zanzibar

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2018 17:30

Dubai-based property developer Al Nakhil company is eyeing the Island of Zanzibar to inject its capital into the thriving tourism on the island famous for tropical and warm beaches, historical ... Read More

Massive 7.4 earthquake strikes Komandorskiye Ostrova, Russia

editor editor- December 20, 2018 18:59

A magnitude 7.4 earthquake hit the Russia region of Komandorskiye Ostrova today, December 20, 2018, at 17:01:54 UTC. The quake was located off Russia’s far east coast peninsula of Kamchatka. ... Read More

Qatar Airways flies to Da Nang, Vietnam

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2018 16:40

The first Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Da Nang, Vietnam touched down today at Da Nang International Airport, where it was welcomed with a celebratory water cannon salute. Qatar ... Read More

Sacred places: Many spiritual sites can be visited via cruise ship

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 14, 2018 09:50

There are 100+ cruise itineraries that provide access to sacred places – worldwide sites of healing, guidance, and divine inspiration. The significance of these hallowed sites cannot be expressed in ... Read More

Top international countries and events at 40th SIGEP

editor editor- December 12, 2018 11:34

The appointment at SIGEP 2019 already has the participation of over 20 countries scheduled Read More

Turkish Airlines: 81.4% Load Factor in November 2018

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 10, 2018 11:15

Turkish Airlines, who has recently announced its passenger and cargo traffic results for November 2018, reached 81.4% Load Factor in that month. On top of the strong base effect of ... Read More

Russia tourist arrivals to Guam grow a staggering 615 percent

editor editor- December 24, 2012 03:07

TUMON, Guam - The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) has appointed ConnectWorldWide (CWW) as its public relations and marketing representation in Russia. Read More

Media reports unveil illegal trade on the African lion in the Far East

editor editor- August 25, 2012 03:11

TANZANIA (eTN) - Striding proudly on short grasses of the African savannah, lions are the major tourist attraction of all the wild animals, pulling in big crowds of tourists to ... Read More

Russia travel agents excited about Guam USA

editor editor- April 4, 2012 05:54

TUMON, Guam - A Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) delegation, led by Senator Tina Rose Muña Barnes, conducted separate Guam Destination Workshops and introduced Guam, CNMI and the region of Micronesia ... Read More

Guam launches official GVB Russian language website

editor editor- March 28, 2012 07:37

TUMON, Guam - An official Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) and Mariana Visitors Authority delegation is in Moscow, Russia, and met with the US Consul General and the US Commercial Service, ... Read More

Seychelles touches down in the Far East

editor editor- September 2, 2011 01:52

The mid-ocean Creole islands of the Seychelles has touched down in the Far East as China Flights, the magazine for the Civil Aviation Administration of China, comes out with a ... Read More

Shark attacks in Russia’s Far East prompt tourist warning

editor editor- August 20, 2011 05:20

Tourists at Russia's Far Eastern Marine Reserve near Telyakovsky Bay have been warned about the danger of sharks after shark attacks on swimmers this week, the reserve's director Andrei Malyutin ... Read More

Seychelles to open tourist office in China

editor editor- August 5, 2010 00:35

(eTN) - The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) has confirmed that they are at an advanced stage to formally open a marketing office in China to promote more tourists to visit ... Read More

Kenya government wants traffic rights for Japan

editor editor- October 14, 2009 09:16

The Kenyan government has requested Japan to consider giving traffic rights to Kenya Airways to establish a direct flight between Kenya and Japan. Read More

Cruising Far Eastern waters

editor editor- July 20, 2009 03:00

Not long ago, cruise lovers seemed content simply to soak up the sun in the Caribbean or experience the cultural wealth of the Med. Read More