Tag: Jones

San Jose International Airport celebrates opening of additional boarding gates

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 23:20

Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) reached an important milestone yesterday in commissioning a $58 million Interim Gates Facility, which was designed and constructed to support current and near-term passenger ... Read More

WestJet Dreamliner: Refreshed on-board experience and elevated amenities

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 21:05

Following the successful launch of WestJet's Dreamliners from Calgary to London (Gatwick), Paris and Dublin, guests travelling across WestJet's global network can now experience the airline's elevated amenities and on-board ... Read More

Best and worst airports in the world: In the same city

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 12, 2019 18:39

First ever Fodor's Travel Awards cover categories important to today's modern traveler, including foodie airports, best booze cruises, and biggest social media travel influencers. The awards, chosen by the Fodor's ... Read More

Lilium: Air taxis to service world’s major cities by 2025

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 22:04

According to the German aviation startup Lilium, air taxis will offer services in many major cities all over the world in the next six years or so. “We plan to ... Read More

WestJet and WestJet Encore flight dispatchers reach tentative agreements

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 7, 2019 23:30

WestJet today announced that tentative agreements have been reached between both WestJet and the Canadian Airline Dispatchers Association (CALDA) and WestJet Encore and CALDA. "We are pleased that fair and ... Read More

Wimbledon 2019: Winning plans for players and spectators 

Rita Payne - special to eTN Rita Payne - special to eTN- May 2, 2019 01:25

The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) has announced a series of significant changes for The Championships 2019 and beyond. In the buildup to the official start of the Championships ... Read More

Delta Air Lines offsets most carbon emissions for over 300K customers on Earth Day

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019 15:10

In celebration of Earth Day today, Delta is offsetting the emissions of all domestic leisure and business travel into and out of New York, Boston, Seattle, Los Angeles, Raleigh-Durham and ... Read More

WTTC 19th Global Summit final program: Changemakers including President Obama meet in Seville

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- March 31, 2019 20:05

The World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) will be heading to Seville, Spain this week to attend the  19th Global Summit of WTTC on April 3 and 4. WTTC members are the ... Read More

Why Travel to Madrid? 40 Years of Diversity and Tolerance: Just Watch it!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2019 19:08

Germany and the rest of the world agrees. Madrid is the city of tolerance and diversity. According to a prestigious award received on the sideline of the recently concluded ITB ... Read More

Botswana hunting proposal could put its tourism industry at risk

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 15:17

Botswana’s proposals to lift its hunting ban and to introduce elephant culling has fuelled political posturing, denials, misinformation, and lobbying from pro hunting and culling groups. But what does the ... Read More

Guam wins best theme award at 2017 Taipei International Travel Fair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 6, 2017 06:49

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) and its industry partners have returned home after promoting Guam’s unique Chamorro culture at the annual Taipei International Travel Fair (ITF), Read More

PATA Board: A new Executive Board elected and Sarah Mathews is the chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2017 08:47

Who is on the new PATA Executive Board?  Today it was made official  The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) announced the election of Ms. Sarah Mathews, Head of Destination Marketing Asia Pacific – TripAdvisor ... Read More

Seychelles wins most scenic holiday award at Hong Kong’s travel fair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 27, 2016 06:48

Seychelles added another award to its collection when it won the “Most Scenic Holiday” award at the International Travel Expo (ITE) recently from U-magazine in collaboration with ITE. Read More

Jim Ferguson appointed to PATA Board as Chapters Representative

editor editor- June 22, 2016 00:50

SAN DIEGO, CA — PATA San Diego Chapter’s, Jim Ferguson, CTC, has been appointed to the PATA Board for 2016-2018, as PATA Chapter Representative, thru his San Diego PATA Chapter ... Read More

Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands: A bridge between Africa and the Pacific Asia region?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2016 19:04

Could the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands become the bridge between Africa and the Pacific and Asia region? Read More

2016 PATA Executive Board: The vote is in

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2016 16:49

At the PATA Aannual Summit at the Dusit Thani Hotel in Guam today, the new 2016 PATA Executive Board was voted in. Here are the results: Chairman: Andrew Jones, Sanctuary ... Read More

PATA gives new push to adventure travel and responsible tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 23, 2016 10:31

PATA CEO Mario Hardy has praised the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) for its continuing commitment to responsible travel and sustainable tourism. Read More