Tag: Fiji

Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort, Fiji Partners with THIRDHOME Adventures in Support of Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ocean Futures Society

editor editor- December 20, 2019 01:35

Guests can experience a week-long immersive cultural trip with renowned oceanographic explorer, Jean-Michel Cousteau, September 5 – 12, 2020 Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort, Fiji, the premier eco-luxury resort in the South ... Read More

Powerful earthquake hits off Tonga, no tsunami threat to Hawaii

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 4, 2019 23:55

Powerful 6.9-magnitude earthquake jolted 131 km WNW of Neiafu, Tonga at 22:43 GMT on Monday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey said. The epicenter, with a depth of 10.0 km, ... Read More

Fiji and Dominican Republic: Healthy American Tourists die in resort hotels

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 6, 2019 01:26

Add Fiji to the list of now two countries where four healthy American visitors died within a week on mysterious and unexplained circumstances. Are the deaths of American Tourists in ... Read More

Research into child sexual exploitation urgently needed says NGO

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 16:35

A Country Overview Report released today by ECPAT International says that more research is urgently needed into the sexual exploitation and abuse of children in Fiji. The report, developed in ... Read More

Yasawa Island Resort & Spa appoints new Representative for Europe

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019 16:35

As part of the plan to further develop and expand its business in Europe, Yasawa Island Resort & Spa, Fiji has recently appointed Eva Huber as its new Sales & ... Read More

FestPac 2020: Arts and Culture never shown in Hawaii with Guam taking a key role

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019 07:56

Many tourists visiting Hawaii from June 10-21 do not know, that the biggest arts and the cultureal festival is hosted in the U.S. State bringing all nations of the Pacific ... Read More

Tourism Solomons CEO invited to join PATA Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2019 07:28

Strong recognition for the Solomon Islands on the international tourism stage and huge kudos for Tourism Solomons with CEO, Josefa ‘Jo’ Tuamoto invited to join the Pacific Asia Travel Association ... Read More

Princess Cruises launches largest Australia & New Zealand deployment

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 16:08

Princess Cruises has announced its largest Australia and New Zealand cruise season ever offered sailing towards some of the world’s most dramatic destinations during the cruise line’s October 2020 to ... Read More

Is there a gender difference in the travel habits of Americans?

editor editor- May 8, 2019 23:45

Is there a difference in how American men and women travel? Does one gender travel more than the other? Does it affect where they travel? What about their age? Or ... Read More

InterContinental Hayman Island Resort announces key new appointments

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019 23:05

InterContinental Hayman Island Resort has strengthened its commitment to talent development and innovation, announcing an ambitious team to guide the resort into a new era of luxury from July 1, ... Read More

MGM Resort Las Vegas Visitor Warning: Don’t drink the Smart Water !

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2019 23:55

MGM Hotels and Resorts are setting trends for Las Vegas biggest industry: The travel, tourism, and the gambling industry. When a trendsetter like MGM become rogue, it can affect every ... Read More

Fiji Airways to become A350 XWB operator

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 2, 2019 08:14

Fiji Airways has adopted the A350 XWB as part of its expansion plans to broaden its international network. Two A350-900s will be leased from Dubai based DAE Capital, making Fiji ... Read More

It is wine time: Meet the new competition

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- March 16, 2019 18:43

APVSA Introduces Wine-Entrepreneurs to Global Markets The Association for the Promotion of Wines and Spirits in North America (APVSA), headquartered in Montreal, Canada, provides assistance to European wine and spirits ... Read More

Boeing 737 MAX 8: Who is grounding controversial plane and who is not?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019 18:25

The list of the carriers that are grounding the controversial Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft and the countries that are banning it from their airspace is growing. The United Kingdom ... Read More

Sheraton unveils new logo

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019 15:28

Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, Marriott International's global brand continues its transformation journey with a nod to its timeless pioneering legacy, as it unveils a new logo that pays homage to ... Read More

Boeing 737 Max not safe? 2 Crashes, 62 airlines in danger?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 10:50

How safe is the brand new Boeing 737 Max 8? This a legitimate question to ask while search and rescue operations are in progress in Ethiopia after today's Ethiopian Airlines crash. Here ... Read More

Air Vanuatu is counting on Airbus for fleet expansion

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019 10:10

Air Vanuatu, the national flag carrier of the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu, has signed a firm order with Airbus for four A220s (two A220-100s and two A220-300s). Air Vanuatu’s ... Read More

India’s Millennials prefer non-traditional experiences over romance on Valentine’s Day

editor editor- February 12, 2019 23:11

Thomas Cook (India) Ltd., an integrated travel and travel related financial services company in India, has witnessed a significant demand for Valentine’s Day, upwards of 27%. Valentine’s Day falling on ... Read More

Oneworld unveils major benefits for customers and airlines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 17:30

The CEOs of oneworld member airlines today met in London to unveil a radical transformation of the global alliance as it marks the 20th anniversary of its launch. The moves ... Read More

Away brand launches in Bali

editor editor- December 21, 2018 23:09

Flight Centre Travel Group’s in-house hotel management company BHMA has launched its Away brand in Bali. Read More

Luxury hotels: The best and the worst

editor editor- December 20, 2018 23:37

Twelve experienced and discerning researchers brought this year’s inside track on global luxury hotel openings. Read More

Air Kiribati splurges $243 million on new planes

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 18, 2018 23:05

Embraer has announced the signing of a contract with the Government of Kiribati, in partnership with their national airline, Air Kiribati, for two firm orders for the E190-E2 E-Jets and ... Read More

Tourism safety in Jamaica: Behind the current headlines of rape and cover up

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 18, 2018 07:47

Jamaica recently emerged as one of the most progressive destinations in the world when it comes to travel tourism safety and security. Read More

Perth Region Tourism Organization announces new chair

editor editor- December 18, 2018 02:57

Perth Region Tourism Organization Inc. (PRTO) today elected Meade to replace outgoing Chair Longley Read More

Travel and tourism sector takes steps towards carbon neutrality by 2050

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2018 05:30

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and UN Climate Change today showcased how the travel and tourism sector can take steps towards carbon neutrality by 2050. In April, WTTC, ... Read More

Outrigger adds Maui condo resort to portfolio

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- August 1, 2018 15:39

Outrigger Hotels and Resorts today announced acquisition of Maui resort rental program interests from affiliates of Alterra Mountain Company. eTN contacted Coyne PR to allow us to remove the paywall ... Read More

Third Lotte Duty Free Guam Live International Music Festival sold out

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2016 06:57

Tumon, Guam The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) is pleased to announce the third Lotte Duty Free Guam Live International Music Festival on Sunday, May 29, 2016 made history with more ... Read More

Authentic Polynesia with three kings ruling a French territory on the Blue Continent

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 29, 2016 05:13

eTN this week attended FESTPAC hosted on the U.S. West Pacific island of Guam. It's a festival of cultures and people representing the beautiful Blue Continent, the Pacific Ocean. Read More

FESTPAC Opening: Guam becomes the center of the Blue Continent

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2016 19:41

The stadium was full. Thousands of spectators unable to get into the Guam stadium today watched the FESTPAC opening ceremony from giant screens outside the venue. Read More

Guam Tourism with FestPac puts the Blue Continent in the global spotlight

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2016 06:31

The blue continent is in the spotlight of the world today, and the center is the American island of Guam. It's a cultural and tourism event only happening every 4 ... Read More

Outrigger Resorts joins Global Hotel Alliance

editor editor- April 12, 2016 22:57

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Outrigger Resorts, the premier beachfront resort brand of Outrigger Enterprises Group, has joined Global Hotel Alliance (“GHA”) as the growing alliance expands its fo Read More

New campaign aims to debunk idea that Fiji is a tropical paradise

editor editor- May 8, 2013 08:57

Workers in Fiji are targeting tourists with a campaign that aims to debunk the idea that the country is a tropical paradise. Read More

Fiji torture and beatings may put a damper on tourism

editor editor- March 8, 2013 09:49

The brutal beating and torture of prisoners in Fiji, captured on video, could prove a turn off for tourists thinking about heading to the country, a New Zealand MP warns. Read More

Fijians gaining access to Internet

editor editor- February 18, 2013 06:56

SUVA, Fiji - Approximately 60,000 Fijians will gain access to the internet for the first time as the Fijian Government opens "Telecentres" in schools across the country. Read More

Cyclone Evan and tourism in Samoa and Fiji

editor editor- December 28, 2012 08:02

(eTN) - The month of December is the high point of the traditional cyclone and storm season for the islands of the South Pacific. Read More

Air Pacific returns to profit

editor editor- June 27, 2012 08:03

NADI, Fiji - Air Pacific, the national airline of Fiji, has achieved a significant milestone in its transformation plan, posting a return to profit for the first time in three ... Read More