Tag: football

Europe falls behind USA in cost of living

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 17:15

ECA International’s latest Cost of Living report today reveals that Europe now accounts for less than a fifth of the world’s most expensive cities, with 11 European cities dropping out ... Read More

Los Angeles Rams John Johnson III, Pisa Tinoisamoa & Cheerleaders to visit Hawaii June 14-17

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 01:45

In advance of the Los Angeles Rams’ preseason game against the Dallas Cowboys on Saturday, August 17 at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, safety John Johnson III, Rams legend Pisa Tinoisamoa, ... Read More

Qatar Airways celebrates opening of FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 8, 2019 17:05

Qatar Airways, the Official Partner and Official Airline of FIFA, was delighted and honoured to have played a full part in the much-anticipated celebrations at last night’s kick-off of the ... Read More

American Airlines launches daily Munich-Dallas/Fort Worth service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019 15:45

American Airlines is expanding its long-haul services to and from Munich: Effective immediately, the carrier is offering daily flights with a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner to the Dallas/Fort Worth metropolitan area ... Read More

Ethiopian delighted to serve Liverpool and Tottenham fans

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019 08:01

Ethiopian Airlines is pleased to have served fans of the globally renowned British football teams Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur in their travel to Madrid where the teams played for Champions ... Read More

Brussels by bike: European capital celebrates cycling and honors its cultural heritage

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019 17:15

2019 is a year like no other for Brussels. This year Brussels is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first Tour de France victory of Belgian cycling legend Eddy Merckx, ... Read More

European Tourism Ministers meet in Croatia to advance development, innovation and partnerships

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 17:07

Innovation, partnerships and managing rising tourist numbers have been top of the agenda at the 64th Meeting of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Regional Commission for Europe, held in Zagreb, ... Read More

Iconic sports arrive at Heathrow Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 15:41

In celebration of a momentous summer of sport in the UK this year, cricketing legends Phil Tufnell and Isa Guha exclusively revealed a giant replica Cricket World Cup trophy at ... Read More

Private jet bookings soar ahead of all-English European football finals

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019 15:06

UK private jet charter operator is reporting a surge in requests and bookings ahead of the UEFA Champions League and Europa League finals, more than doubling its average monthly activity ... Read More

Russia to use Fan-IDs (again) as visas for 2020 UEFA Euro Cup visitors

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 01:40

Upper house of the Russian parliament, the Federation Council, have passed on Monday a bill allowing foreign tourists with Fan-IDs to travel to Russia without entry visas for matches of ... Read More

IMEX to deliver surprise and creativity with new Discovery Zone

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019 14:20

Holograms, robots, magic, music and art are among the surprises set to inspire and delight attendees at IMEX in Frankfurt, taking place 21- 23 May. The show’s new Discovery Zone ... Read More

Plane spotted in California has the size of a football field

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 14, 2019 07:38

The world's largest airplane made its first test flight on Saturday in California. Stratolaunch Systems Corporation, founded by Paul G. Allen, today successfully completed the first flight of the world’s largest all-composite aircraft, the Stratolaunch. With a dual fuselage design and wingspan greater ... Read More

The Great Move: Turkish Airlines moves to Istanbul Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 17:15

The biggest logistical operation in the world aviation history was held between 5 and 6 April 2019. In a total of 33 hours, 12 hours earlier than expected, all airlines ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Los Angeles Rams to play Dallas Cowboys at Aloha Stadium

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019 15:13

The Los Angeles Rams will host the Dallas Cowboys on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 4PM HST at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, it was officially announced today. Tickets are now ... Read More

The pulse of Brexit Britain captured by Martin Parr

Rita Payne - special to eTN Rita Payne - special to eTN- March 20, 2019 01:05

With Britain deeply divided over Brexit, an exhibition by one of the country’s best-known and celebrated photographers, Martin Parr, vividly captures images which help one to understand what makes the ... Read More

Hilton University of Florida Conference Center at Gainesville joins Benchmark Resorts & Hotels portfolio

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2019 15:57

Benchmark has added the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center at Gainesville to the company’s Benchmark Resorts & Hotels brand portfolio. The recently renovated, 248-guest room property is located on ... Read More

India targeting revenue through golf tourism

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- March 14, 2019 02:25

India has been trying to get a larger slice of the ever-growing golf tourism market. Some of majestic old golf courses are attractions in themselves, and more new ones are ... Read More

“The Great Move” begins: Turkish Airlines is moving to its new home

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019 20:15

The flag carrier airline Turkish Airlines is ready for the great change in Turkish aviation history. The great move to Istanbul Airport will begin on April 5 Friday night at ... Read More

Qatar Airways unveils new Economy Class, seven new destinations at ITB Berlin 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 22:10

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, revealed the airline’s new Economy Class experience and announced seven upcoming additions to its rapidly-growing global network on the ... Read More

Marriott International partners with Manchester United

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2019 19:25

Marriott International and Manchester United today announced a multi-year marketing partnership, giving the 120 million members of the Marriott Bonvoy travel program exclusive opportunities for once-in-a-lifetime Manchester United football experiences ... 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

2,000 Nigerians still in Russia illegally long after FIFA World Cup ended

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 2, 2019 02:15

Almost 2,000 Nigerian football fans who arrived in Russia for the FIFA 2018 World Cup are still in the country, making up the largest number of the more than 5,000 ... Read More

Indianapolis presents highest tourism award

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 24, 2019 07:04

Visit Indy's annual State of Tourism event presented former Indianapolis Colts and Denver Broncos player Peyton Manning on Wednesday to receive Visit Indy's highest tourism award. Peyton Williams Manning is a ... Read More

Meetings industry and football forge a unique partnership

editor editor- January 14, 2019 22:32

A Rome-based event agency and DMC specializing in first-class events is offering a novelty to the global meetings industry: football. Read More

Russia: Visa-free entry for foreign visitors with ‘Fan IDs’ ends December 31

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018 22:50

The Russian Interior Ministry announced that a visa-free entry to Russia for the foreign visitors of the 2018 FIFA World Cup matches ends on December 31, 2018. "In accordance with ... Read More

Visit North Korea loves British Tourists and it puts a sponsorship behind it

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 28, 2018 07:10

"Visit North Korea is proud to announce the signing of a sponsorship deal with English football team Blyth Spartans FC," says a LinkedIn post by the tour company based in ... Read More

FC Bayern: Not only Munich is proud according to Qatar Airways

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018 19:33

FC Bayern soccer match against RB Leipzig at the Allianz Arena in Munich made not only the citizens in the Bavarian capital city of Munich proud, but also Qatar Airways. ... Read More

Thailand Tourism Safety Image in question?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018 10:53

A conflict between FIFA, Australia, and Bahrain on a human rights and an asylum case for involving a pro football star Hakeem AlAraibi wanted by his home country Bahrain may ... Read More

MPCo community intervention endorsed by Canadian High Commissioner

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- December 22, 2018 20:04

During the International Community Tourism Conference Dr Louis D’Amore, Founder & President of IIPT, was very impressed with the presentation and work of MPCo. Read More

London’s Gatwick Airport shuts down, grounds all flights

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018 14:53

Thousands of passengers have been affected by drones flying over the UK's second busiest airport's runways. London's Gatwick Airport's runway has been shut since Wednesday night, as devices have been ... Read More

Highlight of 2018 China Sports Culture Expo & China Sports Tourism Expo

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 12, 2018 10:00

On December 11th, the grand opening ceremony of the 2018 China Sports Culture Expo & China Sports Tourism Expo. China Sports Culture Expo is hosted by the General Administration of ... Read More

Qatar Airways applauds the draw for 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2018 06:05

Qatar Airways was pleased to be a part of the exciting draw for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, which took place on Saturday 8 December at La Seine Musicale, ... Read More

Six cities confirmed as headquarters for Olympic soccer matches

editor editor- March 18, 2015 03:06

It's confirmed. In addition to Rio de Janeiro, five other Brazilian cities will host soccer matches during the 2016 Olympic Games. Read More

Fabrice Abriel appointed Ambassador of Reunion Island

editor editor- June 13, 2013 07:35

Patron of the association 1000 Smiles, Fabrice Abriel is currently passing through Reunion Island. Reunion Island Tourism (IRT) gave him a diploma naming him an Ambassador of Reunion Island. Read More

Confederation of African Football meets in Seychelles

editor editor- September 4, 2012 23:54

President James Michel, the Patron of the Seychelles Football Federation, has addressed the opening of the 8th Extraordinary General Assembly of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) at the Ephe Read More