Tag: license

Ryanair acquires Malta Air

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 12, 2019 19:29

Ryanair Holdings has made arrangements for the acquisition of Malta Air, a Maltese start-up, in which Ryanair will transfer and increase its fleet of 6 Malta-based B737 aircraft. This investment ... Read More

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019 18:54

In an advertisement in “The New Vision” daily by the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) on June 7, a notice of intended application for a license from Bonang Power and Energy ... Read More

Ghana Remains Safe: African Tourism Board Rapid Response Team offers assistance

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 11, 2019 22:16

Ghana remains sage, security remains vigilant according to a statement issued by Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the Minister of Information for the Republic of Ghana. This was in response to a ... Read More

Tanzania tour operators want reforms to improve business landscape

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- June 11, 2019 19:18

Tanzania tour operators are upbeat at the news that the government would execute the reforms highlighted on the blueprint to improve business environment. Wilbard Chambulo, the Chairman of the Tanzania ... Read More

U.S. Customs and Border Protection: Traveler photos, license plate images taken in data breach

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 23:04

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has confirmed a data breach it learned about last month that exposed the photos of travelers and vehicles traveling in and out of the United ... 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

IATA Resolution calls for Implementation of Global Carbon Offsetting Scheme

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 7, 2019 05:25

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) 75th Annual General Meeting (AGM) overwhelmingly approved a resolution calling on governments to continue important work for full implementation of the Carbon Offsetting and ... Read More

Carsten Spohr New IATA Board Chairman

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 2, 2019 06:42

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Lufthansa Group Chief Executive Officer, Carsten Spohr, has assumed his duties as Chairman of the IATA Board of Governors (BoG) for a ... Read More

Visit Nepal 2020 brought two of their best to Vienna last night

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2019 03:11

Visit Nepal 2020 is the new Nepal Tourism Board Campaign that was introduced last night in the Austrian Capital Vienna. The Nepal Tourism Board under the leadership of Mr. Diwakar ... Read More

Myanmar Tourism Police arrests accused Sri Lanka Terror Suspect

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019 04:16

Myanmar Tourist Police arrested a Sri Lankan man Thursday afternoon. The tourist from Sri Lanka is accused to have connections with those involved in the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka ... Read More

MGM won’t buy Wynn Encore Harbor Casino in Boston: 35 Million in fines

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2019 07:50

After talks of MGM buying Wynn Resort's Encore Boston fell apart Tuesday night, lawmakers are hoping both casinos will now re-focus on the business at hand.  During Wednesday's State Gaming ... Read More

Farewell Niki Lauda: Legend of fast cars and airplanes

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 23, 2019 01:29

Niki Lauda, whom we remember as a Formula 1 legend, is no longer with us. But did you know he had a license to fly and had a history of ... Read More

2.8 million travel on U.S. airlines every day

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019 07:35

Airlines for America (A4A), announced today that it expects a record 257.4 million passengers — an average of 2.8 million per day — to travel on U.S. airlines between June 1 and ... Read More

InterContinental Hotels Group launches new Atwell Suites brand

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 16:01

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) today revealed its new all-suites brand, Atwell Suites, to thousands of IHG owners and operators at its Americas Investors & Leadership Conference in Las Vegas. The ... Read More

US travelers warned about mandatory Real-ID requirement changes

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 16:45

US states are rushing to become Real-ID compliant in response to federal legislation, which set new, more stringent minimum standards for identification that will be accepted at airport security stations. ... Read More

Pilot in Kailua helicopter crash had just moved to Hawaii to fly tour choppers

editor editor- May 1, 2019 02:19

Joseph Berridge, the pilot of the tour helicopter that crashed on the island of Oahu yesterday, killing everyone onboard, had just arrived in Hawaii from Albuquerque, New Mexico, just 2 ... Read More

Travel and Tourism images at the ready

editor editor- April 23, 2019 19:44

Those in the travel and tourism industry are often writing articles and press releases and then going searching for the right images to go with what is being written. Nowadays, ... Read More

Drink like a New Yorker

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- April 20, 2019 21:04

If you live in New York, work in New York or are doing business in New York – there is only one appropriate drink to order…New York State wines. New ... Read More

FAA: New video on the growing field of commercial space travel

editor editor- April 6, 2019 00:43

More and more U.S. citizens and companies want to know about the exciting and growing field of commercial space transportation. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) now has a new video ... Read More

UK Civil Aviation Authority issues warning to Hajj travelers

editor editor- April 3, 2019 18:09

With over 25,000 British Muslims expected to make the Hajj pilgrimage this August, the UK Civil Aviation Authority is launching a campaign to ensure that this often once in a ... Read More

Developing safety and security for children during travel

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- April 2, 2019 00:28

Safety and security are always a concern of the travel industry, no matter who the traveler might be. A major issue when dealing with children is their safety and security. ... Read More

“Can no longer serve French territory”: France bans Iran’s Mahan Air

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 16:32

France has revoked the license of Iranian airline Mahan Air from April 1 on its activities outside of Europe, French officials said on Monday. The decision follows a similar German ... 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

Maroon 5, Ozuna, Gladys Knight, Third World announced for Curaçao North Sea Jazz 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 19:10

Curaçao announced first names for the ninth edition of the Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival. This year Maroon 5, Ozuna, Gladys Knight and Third World will make their appearance at ... Read More

Visiting Mauritius: What is the best way to rent a car in Mauritius?

editor editor- March 14, 2019 04:14

Mauritius, an island nation in the Indian Ocean, welcomes visitors with its exotic beaches and fine hotels. It is a great destination for holidays and relaxation. As Mark Twain said: ... Read More

InterContinental Genève: 6 years of Green Globe certification

editor editor- March 13, 2019 22:41

Green Globe first certified the InterContinental Genève in 2014. Ideally located on an oasis of calm in the diplomatic district, InterContinental Genève offers elegantly designed rooms and suites with breathtaking ... Read More

City of Santa Monica prevails against Airbnb and HomeAway in court

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 22:35

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals today affirmed the City of Santa Monica's Home-Sharing Ordinance in the face of a challenge brought by Airbnb and HomeAway.com. This ruling confirms the ... Read More

Speed Dating Tourism Style @ Javits

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- March 9, 2019 20:04

Picture it – hundreds of small tables staffed by representatives of destinations, hotels, attractions – from Australia to Rwanda and from Indianapolis to Florida, talking for only 15 minutes with ... Read More

Inspira Santa Marta Hotel doing the right thing for 8th consecutive year

editor editor- February 28, 2019 05:03

Inspira Santa Marta Hotel is an award winning 4 star boutique green hotel located in the heart of Lisbon. Feng shui principles are incorporated throughout the hotel to provide a ... Read More

Mövenpick Resort Bangtao Beach Phuket: Advanced water technology helps reduce eco-footprint

editor editor- February 21, 2019 00:25

Mövenpick Resort Bangtao Beach Phuket is an exclusive luxury residence of 40 penthouses and suites located just steps away from Bangtao Beach, one of the island’s longest beaches lined with white ... Read More

WTACH to protect local cultures, heritage and historical sites from overtourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 16, 2019 18:20

World Tourism Association for Culture and Heritage (WTACH) has been formed to protect local cultures, heritage and historical sites that are in peril from overtourism. The new association will promote ... Read More

Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach: Phuket pioneer in sustainable tourism

editor editor- February 14, 2019 22:16

The 5-star Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach, a holiday beach resort in Phuket has been re-certified by Green Globe for the seventh year in a row and has achieved ... Read More

Tanzania makes tourism country’s top priority

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- February 14, 2019 02:08

Key players in Tanzania’s tourism and hospitality industry and the country’s National Assembly have agreed to work hand in hand in guaranteeing the industry with the due priority it needs ... Read More

All about Whiskey

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- February 9, 2019 20:04

The world of whiskey extends well beyond smelling, sipping and tasting. To learn about the brown liquid in your glass you should speak with Lew Bryson, one of the world’s ... Read More

Cinnamon Lodge Habarana reaches greater heights

editor editor- February 8, 2019 01:13

Cinnamon Lodge Habarana is a 5-star resort nestled in nature’s serenity right in the heart of Sri Lanka’s Cultural Triangle Green Globe recertified Cinnamon Lodge Habarana in January this year ... Read More

Sir Albert Hotel awarded Green Globe Gold

editor editor- February 6, 2019 21:14

Sir Albert Hotel Amsterdam is a sophisticated destination located right in the heart of the capital’s De Pijp district. Green Globe awarded Sir Albert Gold status in January this year, ... Read More