Tag: intention

Turkmenistan Airlines ‘committed’ to achieve compliance with international air safety standards

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 23:15

Turkmenistan Airlines (TUA) is committed to raising their performance following difficulties in satisfying relevant EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) requirements at the beginning of this year. Since then, the airline ... Read More

Turkmenistan Airlines improves safety standards with Lufthansa

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 19:52

Turkmenistan Airlines (TUA) is the only airline of Turkmenistan, headquartered in Ashgabat. It operates domestic and international passenger and cargo services  since 4 May 1992. Read More

RIU Hotels & Resorts enters Senegal

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 18:00

The RIU Hotels & Resorts chain has announced the purchase of a 25-hectare site in the Pointe Sarène area on Senegal’s west coast, a paradise destination that is in the ... Read More

Israel Loves Africa: African Tourism Board and Rwanda Air Take Action

George Taylor George Taylor- May 20, 2019 05:06

African Tourism Board representative in Israel Mr. Dov Kalmann, has sent his congratulations to H.E. Ambassador Joseph Rutabana of Rwanda to Israel: “In the name of the African Tourism Board, ... Read More

Côte d’Ivoire seeks African Development Bank’s support for $5.8 billion tourism plan

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019 20:15

Ivorian Minister of Tourism Siandou Fofana on 25 April 2019 presented a strategy document aimed at making Côte d’Ivoire Africa’s fifth biggest tourism destination from 2025 to the African Development ... Read More

Wiesbaden hosts 45th GTM Germany Travel MartTM

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019 18:18

around 500 representatives from the international tourism industry from 51 countries will be in Wiesbaden for the 45th GTM Germany Travel MartTM from the 12th – 14th May. The GTM ... Read More

Air Mauritius confirms it will resume flights to Seychelles after 15 years

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- April 17, 2019 01:04

The Mauritian press has confirmed that Air Mauritius will return to Mahé the main island of Seychelles. It was several weeks since the rumor has been circulating, and finally the ... Read More

NY drinks NY wines: History and hybrids

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- April 13, 2019 21:05

New York Wines: Disaster in the Beginning Historians have documented the fact that grapes were first introduced to New York by the Dutch (1647-1664); sadly, the crops failed. A few ... Read More

Disney Parks: Just say no to ice… and smoking and large strollers

editor editor- March 29, 2019 20:09

As of May 1, 2019, no ice, no smoking, and no large strollers will be allowed at Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Disney water parks, ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, ... Read More

U.S. Travel Targets ad campaigns at top policymakers

editor editor- March 28, 2019 18:27

The U.S. Travel Association continues to put a huge premium on creative engagement with political leaders to ensure key industry priorities are top of mind for lawmakers even when they ... Read More

Uganda travel and trafficking

editor editor- March 23, 2019 19:00

Sub-Saharan Africa has enormous tourism potential: leopards lounging in acacia trees, elephant herds drifting across vast savannah plains, gorillas and chimps rioting in deep forests, the earliest traces of human ... Read More

Italy travel: Destination Baia and Latina steps into the video limelight

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 21, 2019 02:03

In 2017,  “The Year of the  Borghi” was celebrated in Italy. According to the directive of the former Minister, Dario Franceschini, the initiative was created with the intention of enhancing ... 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

Iran Tourism: What about hitchhiking as a woman?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 15:32

There is no war in Iran, the country is generally safe, and the living standards are comparable to those of Europe. The architecture is gorgeous, the landscapes diverse and the ... Read More

‘Unnecessary and potentially damaging’: TSA union opposes Atlanta Airport legislation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019 00:20

Yesterday, over the opposition of the Atlanta City Council, Atlanta community groups, and the nation's largest federal employee union, the Georgia State Senate voted to pass SB 131 – the ... Read More

JetBlue celebrates Black History Month with poster of cop killer at JFK Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 4, 2019 16:10

JetBlue has apologized for using a poster of Assata Shakur, an activist who was convicted of killing a police officer, as part of a Black History Month tribute at New ... Read More

Mexico closes most of its tourist offices abroad

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 26, 2019 01:56

The Consejo de Promoción Turistica de México, the main public body for Mexican tourism, is closing all of its 21 international offices. Much of the available budget - about 290 ... Read More

Why “Silent Day” in Bali needs to be on your travel bucket list

editor editor- February 22, 2019 22:09

Wondering when’s the best time to visit Bali? Many will say it’s during the “dry” season of April through October, but others say the best month is March for the ... Read More

IBTM Arabia: Business events in UAE and GCC – what you need to know

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2019 16:30

Some of the fastest growing economies in the world can be found in the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). In recent years, with a construction and investment boom ... Read More

End of skiplagging? Lufthansa suing passenger for ditching last leg of flight

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

One of Europe’s major airlines and the largest one in Germany wants to recoup lost profits by taking a customer to Berlin-Mitte court, claiming the individual had no intention of ... Read More

Perth – Lombok on Air Asia is great news for Indonesia Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 28, 2019 02:17

After the 2018 earthquake creating a big challenge to the Indonesian Travel and Tourism Industry on the Island of Lombok, low-cost airline AirAsia has announced it wants to fly directly ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister to attend International Tourism Fair in Spain

editor editor- January 22, 2019 21:18

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett travels to Spain today to participate in FITUR. Read More

IATA Pay: Latest trend in paying for airline tickets?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 8, 2019 09:12

IATA Pay is an industry-supported initiative to develop a new payment option for consumers when purchasing a ticket directly from an airline website. It is made possible by the European ... Read More

African Union to reveal details on issuance of African passport

editor editor- January 8, 2019 02:50

The AU will present specific details on the production and issuance of the African passport. Read More

Plastic Pollution Maldives: All-Female ‘Stand Up For Our Seas’ Expedition raises awareness

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019 05:04

Maldives, Coco Collection, is sponsoring an unprecedented stand-up paddle boarding campaign in the Maldives that aims to raise awareness about the environment, and in particular, ocean health. ‘Stand up For ... Read More

Five people wounded in Santiago bus stop terrorist bombing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 5, 2019 00:25

An explosion at a bus stop in Santiago, the capital of Chile, wounded at least five people. The explosion took place shortly before noon local time on Friday, at the ... Read More

Italy to the Vatican: Politics cannot leave room for Nationalisms and Wars

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- January 1, 2019 21:11

The President of the Italian Republic Mattarella has a New Year's message and a message for the World Day of Peace for Pope  Francis and the world. 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

Security expert takes on Rio tourism safety

editor editor- December 21, 2018 02:07

The security and safety of the bustling city of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil is a hot topic these days. Read More

Going green is the only way at Ladera Resort

editor editor- December 19, 2018 21:26

Green Globe certified Ladera Resort which continues to plant its own fruit trees and herbs that provide fresh ingredients for its food and beverage outlets. Read More

Russia’s state nuclear corporation vows not to abandon North Pole tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 15, 2018 19:14

Russia’s state nuclear corporation Rosatom has no intention of abandoning its adventurous tours to the North Pole, especially since cruise tickets for the entire 2019 season have been snapped up. ... Read More

Niccolo Changsha luxury hotel joins Ultratravel Collection

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 14, 2018 07:10

Niccolo Changsha, the fourth luxury hotel in the Niccolo collection from Hong Kong-based hospitality management company, Wharf Hotels, has officially been welcomed as the newest member of Ultratravel Collection by ... Read More

Israel: A vibrant market for hospitality investment

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2018 09:25

The inaugural Israel Hotel Investment Summit (IHIS) took place at the Hilton Tel Aviv in November 2018. Part of the International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF), the conference created an environment ... Read More

Guam readies to welcome Russian visitors

editor editor- January 4, 2012 06:46

TUMON, Guam - Since the announcement by the Department of Homeland Security approving Parole Authority for Russian Visitors to Guam, the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) continues to work to develop ... Read More

LAN and TAM announce intention to combine

editor editor- August 14, 2010 04:07

SANTIAGO, CHILE and SAO PAULO, BRAZIL – LAN Airlines S.A. and TAM S.A. Read More