Tag: investor

United Airlines names new Senior Vice President of United Express

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 15:38

United Airlines today named Sarah Murphy senior vice president of United Express, where she will oversee the carrier's extensive regional network, product, customer service, operations and strategy. Murphy most recently ... Read More

Tourism Enthusiasts Protest Possible Giveaway Of Murchison Falls For Dam Construction By Ugandan Government

Jonathan Benaiah Jonathan Benaiah- June 9, 2019 20:40

Last week on Friday, many Ugandans especially those in the tourism and conservation circles were shocked when an advert appeared in the national newspaper by the Electricity Regulatory Authority(ERA) in ... Read More

Timbers Resorts appoints Sean McLaughlin chief financial officer

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019 02:24

Timbers Resorts, the leading developer and operator of luxury boutique properties around the globe, announces today the appointment of esteemed finance and strategy professional, Sean McLaughlin, as the company's new ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board in Reunion tap into up market luxury brands

editor editor- May 14, 2019 21:39

Seychelles Tourism Board (STB), geared up its presence in Réunion Island as the organisation participated in an upmarket consumer event to showcase the destination, present the accessible products and network ... Read More

ATTES: Changing the Face of Africa together with the African Tourism Board

Dr. Darlington Muzeza Dr. Darlington Muzeza- May 14, 2019 01:49

The African Tourism Board is planning to partner with Africa’s Trade, Transport and Energy Summit  (ATTES) to make sure travel and tourism are not overlooked by the largest summit ever held in Africa. ... Read More

Silicon Valley Tech executive becomes CTO for Bidroom hotel platform

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 16:45

Maurizio Tripi has joined the Board of Directors of Bidroom - the no-commission hotel platform - to speed up the company’s technology innovation as the new Chief Technology Officer. Scalability ... Read More

Tanzanian media mogul and philanthropist passes away

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- May 2, 2019 19:55

Tanzanian billionaire, philanthropist and media mogul, Reginald Mengi, has passed away Wednesday night in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Aged 75, Mengi was the leading local investor in media industry, owning ... Read More

Mediterranean Resort & Hotel Real Estate Forum returns to Greece

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 15:24

Now in its fifth year, the Mediterranean Resort & Hotel Real Estate Forum (MR&H) will return to Greece for the second year in succession this October. The event, hosted by ... Read More

Spain-Holiday.com has new owners

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2019 07:20

The Spanish holiday rental platform, Spain-Holiday.com, has new owners from the 1st of April. The company’s founder and sole owner until the end of March, Claus Sorensen, will be sharing ... Read More

Airbus names Julie Kitcher EVP Communications and Corporate Affairs

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 15:35

Airbus has appointed Julie Kitcher as Executive Vice-President Communications and Corporate Affairs, effective immediately. In this role, she joins the Airbus Executive Committee leading all external and internal communication activities, ... Read More

United Airlines appoints new VP

editor editor- April 5, 2019 19:06

United Airlines today announced Michael Leskinen has been named vice president of Corporate Development and Investor Relations. Leskinen currently serves as managing director of Investor Relations. In his expanded role Leskinen ... Read More

Cable Car to be introduced on Mount Kilimanjaro, amid protest

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- April 4, 2019 16:09

A cable car is to be rolled out on Mount Kilimanjaro by a foreign company to improve access and boost tourism, amid strong protest from key local industry players. Overlooking ... Read More

Bartlett to address Caribbean Council’s House of Lords Annual Reception

editor editor- April 1, 2019 21:54

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, left the island yesterday to give the keynote address at the Caribbean Council’s House of Lords Annual Reception in London. Minister Bartlett, who is ... Read More

“Plan For Our Kids” and “African Earth Lung” to launch at WTM Africa

editor editor- March 19, 2019 21:21

eTN Publisher Juergen Steinmetz talks to Professor Geoffrey Lipman Co-Founder of SUNx - STRONG Universal Network, about the development of “Plan For Our Kids” and the signature “African Earth Lung” ... Read More

Tourism teacher holds Spirit of Hospitality workshop in Cambodian Jungle

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 17:13

A leading Bangkok university delivered a series of hospitality skill building workshops to local tourism service providers in the ecotourism front line at Botum Sakor national park, western Cambodia, 2-5 ... Read More

Pierre Dominique Prümm joins Fraport Executive Board

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 16:30

In its meeting today (Thursday, March 14), Fraport AG’s supervisory board appointed Dr. Pierre Dominique Prümm to the company’s executive board, effective July 2019. Prümm will take over board responsibility ... Read More

Chorus Aviation announces executive realignment

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019 16:05

Chorus Aviation Inc. announced today executive appointments to support its growth and diversification strategies. These appointments provide the expertise and focus required to further strengthen Chorus and build on the ... Read More

Boeing and Embraer partnership now approved

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019 14:05

The proposed strategic partnership between Boeing and Embraer was approved today by Embraer's shareholders during an Extraordinary General Shareholders' Meeting held at the company's headquarters in Brazil. At the special meeting, ... Read More

All Nippon Airways takes stake in Philippine Airlines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 23, 2019 18:20

Philippine Airlines (PAL) is planning further rapid expansion of its international operation over the next few months as it launches services to Hanoi, New Delhi and Phnom Penh and adds ... Read More

Jamaica Prime Minister welcomes new H10 Spanish hotel investment

editor editor- February 7, 2019 00:48

Prime Minister of Jamaica, the Most Honorable Andrew Holness, has welcomed the new US$250 million (J$34 billion) investment from Spanish Hotel chain H10, which officially broke ground today in Coral ... Read More

Russia’s CosmoCourse could launch private space tourism in five years

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 2, 2019 18:25

According to Russian National AeroNet Technology Initiative co-leader, Russia could see the start of private space tourism in around five years. National AeroNet Technology Initiative's Sergei Zhukov was talking about ... Read More

Seychelles International Airways planning to start flying next year

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- January 22, 2019 02:12

Seychelles International Airways will start operations next year linking Seychelles with non-stop direct flights to Europe and the Far East. Read More

MGM Resorts International appoints new member to the Board of Directors

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019 02:03

MGM Resorts International today announced that Keith A. Meister has been appointed to the Company's Board of Directors, effective tomorrow, January 18, 2019. With his appointment, the Company's Board has ... Read More

Enterprise car rental to take over Deem

editor editor- January 17, 2019 21:32

Enterprise Holdings will acquire travel technology company Deem. Read More

Myanmar-India Business Summit indicates tourism cooperation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 15, 2019 06:57

There are growing links between India and Myanmar in tourism. Visiting Consul General of India Mr Nandan Singh Bhaisora ppointed out the growing ties, trade and business links between the ... Read More

Is a Banyan Tree Hotel destroying the last left rainforest in Singapore?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 9, 2019 07:15

While it may be best known as a financial hub with skyscraper type buildings, tropical Singapore is still home to a rainforest and wildlife, from monkeys to pangolins – also ... Read More

MGM Resorts International launches new program to reduce costs, improve efficiencies

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 5, 2019 18:14

MGM Resorts International today announced a plan to further reduce costs, improve efficiencies and position the Company for growth. The Company expects to deliver annualized Adjusted EBITDA uplift of $300 ... Read More

New low-cost carrier orders 60 Airbus A220-300 jets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 3, 2019 16:20

The start-up US low-cost airline has signed a firm order with Airbus to purchase 60 A220-300 aircraft. Code-named “Moxy”, the new airline venture is led by David Neeleman, one of ... Read More

Cayman Islands: Incredible growth in arrivals in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018 18:18

The Cayman Islands welcomed a total of 410,984 stayover visitors in the first eleven months of 2018. This represents an 11.26 percent increase over the first eleven months of 2017 ... Read More

Air Canada names new Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Operations

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018 00:05

Air Canada today announced the appointments of Michael Rousseau to the new position of Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer, and Craig Landry to Executive Vice President, Operations, ... Read More

Wow Venue: Booking and events start-up raises USD 1.5 million

editor editor- December 11, 2018 11:09

Wow Venue is an online platform in India offering a venue booking solution for 2000+ venues across 12+ countries, for weddings, corporate, social and MICE events, supported by a professionally-trained ... Read More

Aeroflot investor put in tailspin by Kremlin plan

editor editor- December 29, 2008 05:28

Aeroflot, the Russian airline, is facing an uncomfortable future as its majority shareholder, the state, appears intent on reviving the rest of the country’s struggling airline sector by creating an Read More

US investor sues tourism agencies

editor editor- August 11, 2008 04:55

An American investor has filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB), the Tourism Product Development Company (TPDCo) and the attorney general for damages amoun-ting to Read More

Business-class airline Silverjet says it has investor to keep it flying

editor editor- May 1, 2008 03:26

LONDON — Business-class airline Silverjet PLC, strained by high fuel prices and tight credit conditions, said Wednesday it had found a Middle East investor willing to pump US$100 million into ... Read More