Tag: festivities

St. Martin shines at CTO’s Caribbean Week in New York City

editor editor- June 11, 2019 20:18

The Caribbean Tourism Organization’s, (CTO) Caribbean Week in New York is the largest regional tourism activity in North America. Artists, celebrity chefs,  investors and other strategic partners join government officials ... Read More

CTO’s Caribbean Week a monumental success for Antigua & Barbuda

editor editor- June 10, 2019 19:31

The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority (ABTA) concluded a week of highly productive meetings and successful activations at the Caribbean Tourism Organisation’s (CTO’s) Caribbean Week in New York, from June ... Read More

Dragon Boat Carnival is coming to Hong Kong

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 10, 2019 18:04

The Hong Kong Dragon Boat Carnival, a summer party organised by the Hong Kong Tourism Board and  the Hong Kong China Dragon Boat Association, will take place this year from ... Read More

Lunar landing 50ᵗʰ anniversary: Celebrate in Ohio

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019 18:49

To commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of Ohioan Neil Armstrong's first steps on the moon, Ohio is celebrating its groundbreaking history in space and aviation with special space-inspired celebrations throughout the ... Read More

First ever airport drag brunch hosted by United Airlines & OTG

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019 21:07

In support of Pride Month and The Trevor Project, OTG and United Airlines are hosting the first-ever airport DJ Drag Brunch at Newark Liberty International Airport featuring Kennedy Davenport. Produced ... Read More

CTO: Authentic Caribbean experiences driving influences for travelers’ holiday plans

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 1, 2019 15:50

Today’s traveler demands a more authentic cultural experience and is exploring destinations that highlight artistic, musical, culinary, literary, social, religious and political attributes. Countries in tune with the trend will ... Read More

Edmonton to Hamilton flight: Swoop’s new success

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 31, 2019 07:33

Swoop  flight from Edmonton to Hamilton earlier this week had one million passenger. William and Emily Burchat were surprised to be selected as the lucky recipients of a round-trip for ... Read More

African Tourism Board VP echoes South African President: It’s time for Africa to unite!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019 00:26

Africa Day united 40 heads of State on Saturday in Pretoria when attending the inauguration of the South African President, Mr. Cyral Ramaposa  "It's time for Africa to unite", the ... Read More

A piece of American history, ancient culture, white sandy beaches and so remote like no place else?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019 21:20

Where can you find a piece of American history and ancient culture like no other place else? Where can you find a piece of America so remote and so authentic ... Read More

Carnival Sunrise named by godmother Kelly Arison at Manhattan Cruise Terminal

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019 01:45

Following a $200 million dry dock that is already generating raves from guests sailing on its first cruises out of Norfolk, the transformed Carnival Sunrise was officially named today by ... Read More

Frankfurt’s diverse tourism portfolio beckons Gulf visitors ahead of summer season

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 16:15

Frankfurt, the second most frequented city in Germany by GCC tourists, is promoting its myriad of tourist attractions, shopping facilities, cultural festivals and medical clinics to attract holidaymakers from the ... Read More

One Country, One People, One Seychelles: Tourism but no militarization

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- May 22, 2019 04:24

This presentation is about Seychelles, the people, our hopes and our dreams.  It is from the people and for the people and about our heritage.  It is about our families, ... Read More

Qatar Airways and Qatar National Tourism Council partner for ‘Summer in Qatar’ program

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 15:40

Qatar Airways partnered with Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) to offer passengers up to 25 per cent discount on airfares for all flights to Doha as a final destination from ... Read More

Safer Tourism in St.Lucia: Dr. Peter Tarlow feels a sense of sophistication

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 12, 2019 22:17

Safety in tourism is key to a successful destination. Destinations like Saint Lucia in the Caribbean know this and stakeholders reached out eTN affiliate safertourism.com  to conduct an initial audit ... Read More

This May Puerto Vallarta is the land of celebration

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 15:27

Puerto Vallarta is always finding reasons to celebrate and this May is no different. For the month of May Puerto Vallarta will be celebrating everything from local culture to Pride ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Sunset on the Beach series returns to Waikiki

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 19:25

Honolulu visitors and residents in search of a little family-friendly fun this summer in Waikiki will be pleased to know that Sunset on the Beach is returning to Oahu’s famed ... Read More

Sky View Observatory celebrates Seattle Pride through art, community and acceptance

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 20:01

As Seattle celebrates Pride in June for the forty-fifth year, Sky View Observatory elevates month-long activities to new heights at the tallest observatory in the Pacific Northwest. Festivities kick off ... Read More

Record turn-out for Centara World Masters 2019 as golf tourism continues to soar in Thailand

editor editor- May 2, 2019 02:00

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, has revealed that a record number of competitors from around the world will compete at this year’s Centara World Masters Golf Championship, ... Read More

Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth hotel celebrates 50th Anniversary of John Lennon & Yoko Ono’s Bed-in for Peace

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019 00:31

From May 26 to June 2, 1969, The Queen Elizabeth hotel welcomed John Lennon and Yoko Ono for their Bed-in for peace. Nobody could imagine at the time that this ... Read More

Thailand: Songkran 2019 increased tourism revenue

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 26, 2019 05:25

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has revealed that tourism revenue earned from international visitor arrivals to Thailand and domestic trips during the 2019 Songkran holiday all showed year-on-year increases ... Read More

Weimar: Join Bauhaus 100th birthday party

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 16:30

Bauhaus is celebrating it's 100th birthday and BauhausLand throws parties throughout the year! Weimar: join the 100th birthday party An avant-garde chair; a stylish cradle; a ground-breaking painting: no surprise ... Read More

Key West welcomes visitors to its annual island-wide Pride festivities

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 18:06

Renowned for its “One Human Family” philosophy of unity and equality, Key West is to welcome visitors to its annual Pride festivities Wednesday through Sunday, June 5-9. Presented by the ... Read More

Brussels welcomes 24th Edition of the Belgian Pride

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019 18:07

As in previous years, Brussels will celebrate the LGBTI+ community with the Belgian Pride, in May. The theme for this new edition is “intersectionality”. Belgian Pride Festival will take place ... Read More

Centara to showcase traditional Thai heritage through Songkran

editor editor- April 2, 2019 18:41

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is partnering with Smile in Love Wedding Studio to showcase Thailand’s rich cultural heritage embodied in traditional Thai clothing throughout the upcoming ... Read More

Ashanti, Keyshia Cole, Ja Rule to headline 2019 St. Maarten Carnival

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 22:15

Music legends Ashanti, Keyshia Cole, and Ja Rule will be headlining a concert at the 50th Anniversary of St. Maarten Carnival. On April 25, the three globally renowned musicians will ... Read More

Kansas City International Airport to break ground on new $1.5 billion terminal

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019 16:55

Officials at the Kansas City International Airport (MCI), with partner Edgemoor Infrastructure & Real Estate, will break ground on a new $1.5 billion single terminal on March 25. The project ... Read More

Brazilian Carnivals: What, when, where and how

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019 18:30

1. Is there just one ‘carnival’ or are there several? Where are they? Carnival is a holiday in Brazil – this year it will go from Friday, March 1st to ... Read More

Saint Martin/Sint Maarten hosts Annual Regional Trade Show in May

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019 17:10

The Saint Martin/Sint Maarten Annual Regional Trade Show (SMART) offers international and regional buyers the opportunity to meet and network with suppliers and other key tourism industry partners from the ... Read More

Indian tourists flock to Austria

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019 20:22

Austria continues to draw more and more Indians and the situation is only going to get better, considering new developments in the well-positioned European nation, known for culture, nature and ... Read More

Delta Air Lines’ A220s takes to the skies for first commercial flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019 19:08

Delta's A220 has made its official debut — a moment years in the making for customers and employees across the airline. In the early hours this morning, Delta flight 744 ... Read More

Seychelles award winners at M-Net’s The Wedding Bash(ers) season 2 finale

editor editor- January 31, 2019 21:06

Representatives from the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) and the Constance Hotels had the honor to award a South African couple – winners of a wedding reality show - with their ... Read More

14 artworks will light up the city during Bright Brussels, Festival of Light 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019 22:30

From 14 to 17 February, Bright Brussels, Festival of Light will showcase the historic heart of Brussels. Large-scale lighting installations designed by national and international artists will draw all eyes ... Read More

Great News for Palestine Tourism: Bethlehem hotels booked for Christmas

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 25, 2018 04:12

Palestinian Tourism Minister Rula Maaya said all Bethlehem hotels were fully booked, and the city hosts an "astounding" 10,000 tourists overnight on Monday night. Read More

Heathrow will handle 66 London Eyes worth of Christmas cargo

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2018 20:53

Heathrow data reveals the role the UK’s only hub airport and biggest port by value plays in transporting essential ingredients for Christmas celebrations across the world. Based on historical trends, ... Read More

Ras Al Khaimah marks New Year’s Eve with new Guinness World Record bid

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2018 17:20

This New Year’s Eve, Ras Al Khaimah is the place to be as the Emirate readies to host the most spectacular celebration with a 12-minute fireworks display - the bid ... Read More

Malta celebrates Valletta, a 2018 European Capital of Culture

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2018 09:23

As 2018 draws to a close, Malta will celebrate the culmination of a year of festivities honoring Valletta, a 2018 European Capital of Culture, with a final Valletta 2018 closing ... Read More