Tag: Jan

Four countries, 4 days, 1 destination: Seychelles Eastern European Roadshow 2019

editor editor- June 13, 2019 21:25

On May 27, 2019, the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) set off for its annual Seychelles Dedicated Roadshow in Central and Eastern Europe. The event lasted for 4 days during which ... Read More

Palo Alto Garden Court Hotel announces new Director of Sales and Marketing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 20:05

The Garden Court Hotel in downtown Palo Alto introduces Connie Villeta, an established sales and management professional, as the new Director of Sales and Marketing. Villeta, a 15 year veteran ... Read More

Holland America’s Westerdam explores eight Asian countries in 2019-20 Season

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 20:07

The cosmopolitan cities and rich traditions of the Far East unfold for guests on Holland America Line's Westerdam when the ship embarks on its 2019-20 season in Asia. From September ... Read More

CLIA: Taiwan shines as surprising hotspot for cruise industry in Asia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 23:08

Cruise market is prospering in Asia, among which Taiwan shines as a surprising hotspot for the industry. According to CLIA survey, cruising has become the fastest growing leisure travel option ... Read More

Emirates Group Vice President appointed: Hana Al Awadhi

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 4, 2019 06:35

The Emirates Group has announced the appointment of Hana Al Awadhi as Vice President HR earlier this month, overseeing dnata’s HR Business partnership at dnata Airport Operations in Dubai and ... Read More

Hilton Garden Inn expands footprint in Africa

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019 16:55

Hilton Garden Inn is celebrating strong growth in Africa with four open properties and an additional 14 in the pipeline just three years after opening its first hotel on the ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism suffers cancellation tsunami

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019 16:25

A tidal wave of cancellations has hit Sri Lanka in the aftermath of the horrendous terror attacks of Easter Sunday. In the three days immediately after the bombings, cancellations of ... Read More

Princess Cruises returns to Tahiti in 2020

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019 18:40

In 2020, Princess Cruises guests will enjoy the welcoming spirit and idyllic islands of French Polynesia when the cruise line returns to Tahiti with the intimate Pacific Princess, offering a ... 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

ADI statement on circus lion attack in Ukraine

editor editor- April 4, 2019 21:09

Animal Defenders International (ADI) has urged Ukraine and other countries without bans on the use of animals in circuses to stop circus suffering after a lion attacked a trainer during ... Read More

Princess Cruises And Fincantieri Sign Contracts For Two Next-Generation Cruise Ships

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019 19:30

Princess Cruises and Fincantieri announced today the signing of the final contracts for the construction of two next-generation 175,000-ton cruise ships, which will be the largest ships ever built so far ... Read More

An Evening in Full Swing with Biggles Big Band at Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Huahin

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 25, 2019 07:47

The swing excitement has recently revisited Hua Hin as Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin welcomed Biggles Big Band to delight Thai fans with hits from the golden era ... Read More

New cruise ship touches the sea for the first time in Turku

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 19, 2019 02:18

Costa Crociere celebrated the technical launch of the new flagship Costa Smeralda at the Meyer shipyard in Turku, Finland. During the ceremony, the ship officially touched the sea for the ... Read More

IMEX Frankfurt: Education speakers include former monk, game developer and ‘tech geeks’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 15:41

What do a former monk, a game developer and a self-confessed ‘tech geek’ have in common? They’re all speakers at IMEX in Frankfurt, taking place 21 – 23 May. There ... Read More

The Luxury Collection announces first hotel in Seychelles

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019 16:10

The Luxury Collection, part of Marriott International, Inc., today announced its planned debut in the Seychelles with the signing of North Island - one of the world’s most luxurious private ... Read More

Wizz Air expands routes

editor editor- March 4, 2019 20:33

Based on data from Statistics Denmark, over 13,000 Ukrainians live in Denmark, with more than half of this population living in Jutland, in which Billund Airport lies at the heart. Kiev ... Read More

Cologne Convention Bureau welcomes new chief

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019 15:25

Jan-Philipp Schäfer (31) has taken over the position of Head of the Cologne Convention Bureau (CCB) with effect from February 01 of this year. In this function he will continue ... Read More

IMEX Frankfurt Association Day centers on high value insights & inspiration

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

“I’m always looking for support with innovation and Association Day provides the perfect opportunity to get new ideas.” Danielle Michel, Director of Corporate Program at the Airports Council International European ... Read More

Heathrow Airport: Stellar start to 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019 16:15

5.9 million passengers traveled through the UK’s only hub airport, kickstarting 2019’s passenger growth. January’s figures increased by 2.1%, as Heathrow reported its 27th consecutive record month, boosted by passengers ... Read More

Florida’s Key West bans sunscreen products to protect coral

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019 16:27

Key West city officials have approved a ban on sunscreen products containing two chemicals that studies have found to negatively impact coral and marine organisms. The Key West City Commission ... Read More

Czech Airlines Technics welcomes new Board of Directors member

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019 21:05

Czech Airlines Technics (CSAT), a daughter company of Prague Airport, which provides aircraft repair and maintenance services, has appointed a new member to its Board of Directors. Effective Monday, 21 ... Read More

Holland America: O, The Oprah Magazine cruise raised $6M for cancer support

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 01:05

In recognition of World Cancer Day today, Holland America Line announced that during the recent O, The Oprah Magazine "Girls' Getaway" cruise aboard Nieuw Statendam Jan. 30 to Feb. 2, ... Read More

Saudi King Abdul Aziz Falconry Festival breaks new Guinness records

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 00:03

King Abdul Aziz Falconry Festival was announced as the world's largest falcon racing tournament with participation of a record 1723 falcons that have competed for 10 days (Jan 25 - ... Read More

Cayman Islands breaking tourist records

editor editor- January 26, 2019 01:49

The Cayman Islands has maintained its market share with another year of record-breaking statistical arrivals. Read More

South Dakota cities left without passenger air service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019 19:18

Passenger air service has stopped to the Two South Dakota towns were left without passenger air service after California Pacific Airlines has stopped flying there. Watertown Mayor Sarah Caron and ... Read More

No tsunami threat after new Vanuatu earthquake

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019 15:53

An earthquake of 6.0 magnitude struck of the coast of Vanuatu in the Pacific Ocean on Friday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. There were no immediate reports of casualties ... Read More

Wayne County Airport Authority welcomes new CEO

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019 02:10

The Wayne County Airport Authority Board of Directors confirmed the appointment of Chad Newton as Chief Executive Officer of the Wayne County Airport Authority (WCAA) on Wednesday. WCAA operates Detroit ... Read More

Antigua and Barbuda ready to roll out the red carpet for adventurous Team Antigua Island Girls

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019 17:03

Antigua and Barbuda, with its strong heritage of yacht racing and moniker as the Sailing Capital of the Caribbean, is always keen for a good nautical adventure. And with history ... Read More

Ryanair pilots: New year, same threats

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019 15:25

2018 was a pivotal year for Ryanair and its pilots and cabin crew, engaging in the previously unchartered territory of social dialogue. As negotiations on Collective Labor Agreements (CLAs) continue ... Read More

Heathrow reaches record 80 million milestone

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 11, 2019 07:59

A record 80 million passengers travelled through the UK’s only hub airport in 2018, up 2.7% on last year, with growth boosted by the use of larger and fuller aircraft. ... Read More

Union Pacific appoints new Chief Operating Officer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2019 02:05

Union Pacific today named Jim Vena chief operating officer, effective Jan. 14. He served as executive vice president and chief operating officer at Canadian National (CN) until retiring in June ... Read More

Act of terror in Tokyo Shinjuku tourist area during New Years celebration

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 1, 2019 08:38

New Years in Tokyo turned violent when a car slammed into crowds who were celebrating  New Year early on Jan. 1. leaving 9 injured. The attack took place in a ... Read More

New Florida club promotes travel with a purpose

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 31, 2018 17:15

The organization that is promoting a more peaceful world through international citizen homestays, announces the formation of a new club in Boca Raton, Florida. Friendship Force International Boca club’s first ... Read More

Leaving Japan as a tourist: It will cost you!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018 21:03

On Jan. 7, the Japanese government will introduce an international tourist tax. The tax of ¥1,000 (About $10) will be collected from every traveler when they depart from Japan. Japanese ... Read More

Uzbekistan is looking at KLM to attract European Tourists

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 29, 2018 07:32

According to the Ambassador of Uzbekistan to the Benelux countries, Dilyor Khakimov, the National airline of the Netherlands, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is planning to establish codeshare cooperation in Uzbekistan. Read More

Disneyland Resort welcomes Rose Bowl game-bound teams

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 27, 2018 01:10

The Ohio State Buckeyes, and the Washington Huskies, have won berths in the 2019 Rose Bowl presented by Northwestern Mutual in Pasadena, Calif., and their first stop along the way ... Read More