Tag: inauguration

Beirut Airport expansion: Curing crowds and a system failure

editor editor- June 15, 2019 02:26

Last summer, Beirut Rafik Hariri International Airport made headlines when passengers were stuck in lines for hours on end as the crowd grew larger and larger when the facility suffered ... 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

Laos capital welcomes China Tourism and Culture Week

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 1, 2019 00:52

The China Tourism and Culture Week, one of the important activities of the Visit Laos-China Year 2019, was inaugurated in Lao capital Vientiane on Friday. During the event, which will ... Read More

Vietjet launches direct Bali flight from Ho Chi Minh City

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019 19:35

Vietjet officially launched its newest direct route, Ho Chi Minh City – Bali, connecting the largest city in Vietnam to one of the world’s most famous holiday destinations just in ... Read More

Turkish Airlines launches direct flights from Istanbul to Strasbourg

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019 18:35

Turkish Airlines, flying to more countries than any other airline in the world, has launched direct flights again to Strasbourg, starting from May 31st, 2019, as four weekly flights between ... 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

SKAL India inaugurates second club in Mumbai

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- February 26, 2019 13:44

Skal International Mumbai South was inaugurated on Friday 22nd February 2019 at the ITC Maratha hotel, Mumbai International Airport. The second club in Mumbai started with 35 members. On this ... Read More

Delta proposes flights between Tokyo-Haneda airport and 5 new US cities

editor editor- February 22, 2019 00:01

Delta today filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation to launch daily daytime service between Tokyo-Haneda airport and Seattle, Detroit, Atlanta, and Portland, Ore., as well as twice-daily ... Read More

Full passenger operations at new Istanbul Airport to start in March

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2019 23:30

Last year, on October 29, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan opened the new Istanbul Airport with a magnificent ceremony. After just 42 months of construction time, the airport which is ... Read More

UNWTO announces activities at FITUR 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2019 15:30

Inauguration of a tourism innovation hub, the final stage of the 1st UNWTO Tourism Startup Competition, the 10th Edition of The Tourism Investment and Business Forum for Africa, understanding the ... Read More

The Holy See and Venezuelan bishops work together to help population

editor editor- January 16, 2019 00:04

The Holy See and the Bishops of the country continue to work together to help the Venezuelan people Read More

The importance of cruise ship tourism

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- January 7, 2019 23:55

Seychelles as a country that is totally dependent on tourism and needs to now move to better understand Cruise Ship Business. Read More

UNWTO and Unidigital support innovation and entrepreneurship in the Americas

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 14, 2018 06:30

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) provided its support at the inauguration in Argentina of the first specialized hub for tourism in the Americas - Unidigital. Unidigital is the result of ... Read More

French Prime Minister inaugurates A350 XWB Final Assembly Line

editor editor- October 24, 2012 08:03

TOULOUSE, France - French Prime Minister, Jean-Marc Ayrault and Airbus President and Chief Executive Officer, Fabrice Brégier this morning officially inaugurated the 74,000 square-metre A350 XWB Fina Read More

Continental starts New York-Providenciales flights

editor editor- February 21, 2011 03:48

CHICAGO, Ill. - Continental Airlines inaugurated today nonstop flights between its New York hub at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands (PLS). Read More

Brazil swears in first female president

editor editor- January 2, 2011 06:16

Brazil's first female president was sworn in Saturday amid cheers and tears from supporters, many of whom followed her rise from freedom fighter brutally persecuted by the country's military junta ... Read More

UNWTO secretary general to attend Nepal Tourism Year 2011 launch

editor editor- December 31, 2010 03:44

The secretary general of the UN World Tourism Organization, seven SAARC tourism ministers and the secretary of the Cambodian Tourism Ministry have confirmed that they will be attending the inauguratio Read More

Grand Opening of Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

editor editor- December 2, 2010 02:48

ABU DHABI - HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, last night officially inaugurated Ferrari World Abu ... Read More

Royal Caribbean inaugurates Allure of the Seas

editor editor- November 29, 2010 05:50

MIAMI - Royal Caribbean International once again makes maritime history. Read More

Costa Cruises new ship inaugurated in Dubai

editor editor- February 24, 2010 02:40

Inauguration ceremony took place in Dubai for the Costa Deliziosa, the new diamond of the Costa Cruises fleet and the first cruise ship ever to be named in an Arab ... Read More

Deluxe hotel packages lose appeal

editor editor- January 20, 2009 05:32

WASHINGTON — The presidential suite, private jet and personal concierge are still available to anyone who can afford $440,000 for the "44th Commander in Chief" presidential inauguration package at W Read More

Americans to get free Tussauds entry for Obama inauguration

editor editor- January 8, 2009 04:17

LONDON – Madame Tussauds is to give US citizens free entry to the London tourist attraction on January 20, to mark Barack Obama's inauguration as US president, it said Wednesday. Read More

Tourist tips for Washington, D.C. during Barack Obama’s inauguration

editor editor- December 18, 2008 02:24

Cramming onto a 2.5-mile-long space with as many as 4 million other spectators to see Barack Obama's swearing-in might seem hard enough, but for visitors to Washington during the inauguration, ... Read More

Southwest Airlines adds extra flights for presidential inauguration

editor editor- November 22, 2008 03:29

DALLAS, TX - Following a record voter turnout, demand is high to attend the inaugural celebration! Read More

Obama’s Inauguration spurs outlandish ticket prices, tourism boom

editor editor- November 12, 2008 03:12

Tickets to Barack Obama’s inauguration ceremony are in high demand, and Washington, D.C., is bracing for a boom in tourism coinciding with his first term. Read More

Emirates to launch A380 with bi-coastal inauguration

editor editor- July 10, 2008 03:00

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Emirates Airline has announced plans to showcase the new, double-decker Airbus A380 during exclusive familiarization flights in San Francisco and Los Angeles. Read More