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Best beach in Hawaii: Naked Surfing and Nude Boogie Boarding make tourists take their clothes off

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 9, 2019 20:45

Visiting Hawaii and wanted to take your clothes off?  Nude surfing and naked boogie boarding in Hawaii are popular on Little Beach. Little Beach on Maui has been voted the ... Read More

ILTM Asia Pacific 2019 confirmed as premier ‘one stop’ opportunity to meet region’s top decision making agents

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 15:45

With Asia Pacific continuing to dominate the world’s high net worth population, the second edition of ILTM Asia Pacific - which took place place in Singapore, 27 – 30 May ... Read More

‘Premium Tap Water’ brand for tourists is named

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019 08:02

Inspired by Iceland launch Kranavatn, a premium tap water 'brand' aimed to encourage travellers to tackle plastic waste and ‘drink responsibly’ by bringing a reusable water bottle on their travels ... Read More

Air Partner’s Travel division celebrates 20th anniversary

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019 17:49

The Travel division of Air Partner plc, the global aviation services group, is this month celebrating 20 years of organizing flights for groups travelling on scheduled airlines. During this time, ... Read More

Global luxury travel brands confirm increasing business at ILTM Latin America 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 20:05

ILTM Latin America 2019 confirmed a dynamic outbound Brazilian and Latin America luxury travel market last week (14 – 17 May) when 400 global luxury tourism brands met with 400 ... Read More

Controversial Eurovision in Israel crowns The Netherland with Arcade by Duncan Laurence

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2019 07:37

The Eurovision contest in Tel Aviv Israel was a nonstop tourist party but not without controversy. Many were protesting against Israel's settlement and occupation policies and human rights abuses. The ... Read More

Tourism in Tel Aviv is one big party this week with Eurovision

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019 08:21

Tourism is booming in Tel Aviv this week with hotels sold out, residents staying with relatives to rent their rooms and apartments for inflated rates - and almost every rate ... Read More

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019 20:38

The recently concluded 26th International Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas celebrated over a quarter Century of Tourism Safety and Security. Dr. Peter Tarlow of SaferTourism.com  had a major part ... Read More

United Airlines announces first-ever nonstop New York/Newark-Cape Town service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 15:23

United Airlines today announced tickets are now available for purchase for the first-ever nonstop service by a U.S. carrier between New York/Newark and Cape Town. United will begin three-times weekly ... Read More

5 places to visit on your bucket list

editor editor- April 1, 2019 21:30

While everyone’s ultimate travel bucket list is different, there are certain destinations that really shouldn’t be missed, from American and Canadian destinations to places around the world, including these. Ireland ... Read More

Any WOW Air reservation may not materialize: Airline has major problems

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 25, 2019 21:59

"Bummer that WOW Air is potentially going under - had a very flawless experience with them. But does this mean fewer tourists in Iceland?", a disappointed passenger posted to twitter. ... Read More

Wizz Air first foreign airline to operate double-digit route network from Keflavik

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 15:41

Keflavik Airport has confirmed that Wizz Air is set to begin flights to Krakow from 16 September, with the carrier planning to serve the destination twice-weekly (Mondays and Fridays) using ... Read More

Ditch the snow already! Spring into adventure travel

editor editor- March 14, 2019 23:42

  With the weather slowly… very slowly… warming up around most of the USA, spring is finally just around the corner. It is the perfect time of year to break ... 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

Why is sustainable tourism important in Iceland?

editor editor- March 9, 2019 01:45

The First Lady of Iceland, Mrs. Eliza Jean Reid, was honored by the Institute of South Asian Woman (ISAW) during the ITB Tourism Trade Fair in Berlin, Germany. Mrs. Reid ... Read More

Best honeymoon destinations for every zodiac sign in 2019

editor editor- March 5, 2019 20:25

Find the best honeymoon destinations for your zodiac sign in 2019 right here. There should be no difficulty finding the right location if you are guided by the stars. With ... Read More

Upsurge in women travelers opting for adventure from India

editor editor- March 5, 2019 00:25

Pushing the limits by ascending further and diving deeper is now making Indian women travelers feel liberated. A recent report revealed that there has been a 32% year-on-year increase in ... Read More

IIPT India Announces the Winners of the 4th Celebrating Her awards at ITB Berlin

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 12:18

For the fourth consecutive year ITB Berlin will play host to the International Institute for Peace – India’s (IIPT India) Global Awards for Empowered Women in Tourism – “Celebrating Her.” ... Read More

Best hotels in the world named

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019 16:30

The 14th annual It List, a selection of the best new and renovated hotels in the world, was released today. Each year travel experts check in to hundreds of new ... 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

New triple threat at Cornwall Airport Newquay

editor editor- February 9, 2019 01:31

Last year saw Cornwall Airport Newquay (CAN) make some exciting announcements for both new and existing customers. New charter holiday provider Superbreak announced short breaks to Iceland (Q1 2019) which ... Read More

Into the Glacier: Unique Iceland tourist attraction

editor editor- January 9, 2019 23:31

The Ice Cave is situated on Langjökull in Iceland and is the second largest glacier and a unique tourist product. Read More

Flight attendant reconnects with Iceland 60 years after emergency landing

editor editor- December 15, 2018 21:04

Mother and daughter experience an emotional reunion with a hospital responsible for an unexpected delivery after an emergency landing. Read More

WOW air links Iceland to Asia for the very first time

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2018 08:05

WOW air has expanded its network from Keflavik Airport by launching the Icelandic hub’s first nonstop flight to Asia, with the airline offering services to Delhi. Launched today, the service ... Read More

Colours of Malta joins Preferred DMCs

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2018 05:33

Preferred DMCs, the boutique consortium of selected Destination & Event Management Companies from around Europe specializing in bespoke high-end incentive travel and special interest groups, VIP travel, events, meetings and ... Read More

34 ports in 14 countries: Carnival Legend’s 2020 European schedule released

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 3, 2018 13:18

Carnival Legend will operate Carnival Cruise Line's most diverse European season to date with nine- to 16-day voyages visiting 34 ports in 14 countries including breathtaking destinations in Norway, Scotland, ... Read More

Icelanders starting to ask how many tourists the tiny nation can handle

editor editor- May 2, 2013 09:26

THINGVELLIR, Iceland — In Iceland's Thingvellir national park, a wooden bridge covers a crack in the paved road leading to the site where the world's oldest parliament was founded in ... Read More

Iceland hosts world’s largest supper club

editor editor- March 5, 2013 06:59

REYKJAVIK, Iceland - This weekend, the country of Iceland hosted the world's largest supper club. Visitors from around the globe dined at a hidden location in the fashionable Old Harbor. Read More

Iceland’s tourist numbers up by nearly 16 percent

editor editor- December 18, 2012 07:52

The Arctic winter may be long and dark but one light still shines bright in the land of the midnight sun -- Iceland's booming tourist trade. Read More

Iceland invites tourists to experience a traditional Christmas

editor editor- December 5, 2012 05:40

REYKJAVIK, Iceland - Inspired by Iceland is showcasing a taste of the country's unique festive traditions at the heart of Reykjavik's Christmas village. Read More

WOW Air takes over Iceland Express

editor editor- October 24, 2012 07:35

ICELAND (eTN) - Iceland’s WOW Air took a major step today in securing its position in the low-cost carrier market by overtaking its main competitor – Iceland Express. Read More

Iceland tourism braces for huge VAT increase

editor editor- September 8, 2012 03:16

The government of Iceland is proposing a whopping increase to its VAT (value added tax) from its current 7% to 25.5%. Read More

With WOW Air to Iceland?

editor editor- November 25, 2011 03:27

ICELAND (eTN) - WOW Air is a brand-new, low-cost air carrier connecting Iceland to 12 destinations in Europe starting June 2012. Read More

Iceland popular with airlines

editor editor- November 21, 2011 02:29

ICELAND (eTN) - Eighteen airlines have applied for permission to fly to Iceland in 2012 according to Fridthor Eydal, the spoksman of Isavia – Iceland‘s state-owned airport and air navigation ... Read More

Icelanders to tourists: Come to our homes this winter

editor editor- November 10, 2011 01:29

At 4:00 pm today, November 9, Iceland's president, Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, will invite tourists into his own home for traditional Icelandic pancakes with whipped cream and rhubarb jam, Visit Island ... Read More