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Hotel History: Shepheard’s Hotel in Cairo known for opulence, famous guests, and the military

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- June 8, 2019 21:04

Shepheard’s Hotel history goes back 178 years when it was originally built by Englishman Samuel Shepheard in Cairo. It was originally named the “Hotel des Anglais” (English Hotel). Shepheard co-owned ... Read More

State of Beer @ the American Museum of Natural History

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- June 8, 2019 20:04

Many museums have upped their game over the last few years, adding gourmet restaurants and boutique shopping (i.e., MOMA, Metropolitan Museum of Art); however, not many are offering visitors an ... Read More

American Airlines launches daily Munich-Dallas/Fort Worth service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019 15:45

American Airlines is expanding its long-haul services to and from Munich: Effective immediately, the carrier is offering daily flights with a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner to the Dallas/Fort Worth metropolitan area ... Read More

Edmonton to Hamilton flight: Swoop’s new success

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 31, 2019 07:33

Swoop  flight from Edmonton to Hamilton earlier this week had one million passenger. William and Emily Burchat were surprised to be selected as the lucky recipients of a round-trip for ... Read More

American Airlines launches new nonstop flight from New York’s JFK to St. Kitts

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019 23:35

Continuing to expand upon a successful airline-destination partnership, American Airlines will fly a second weekly nonstop flight from New York’s John F. K International Airport (JFK) to St. Kitts on ... Read More

ICC Sydney Celebrates National Reconciliation Week

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 28, 2019 06:53

International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) is celebrating the contributions and achievements of Australia’s First Nations people this National Reconciliation Week, which commemorates the anniversaries of the 1967 referendum and ... Read More

Are some cops in Brazil killers? Deadly massacre leave 11 dead in Wanda’s bar

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019 02:17

Parts of Brazil are dangerous to visit, among them Belem the capital city of the State of Para. Despite other reports, Vanda's Bar in Para, Brazil was not a place ... Read More

U.S. DOT approves United Airlines’ new service to Tokyo Haneda

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 23:11

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced that United Airlines was tentatively granted a total of four daily nonstop flights to Tokyo Haneda Airport (HND). The slots will be ... Read More

JetBlue announces year-round service between Newark and Barbados

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 17:55

Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) and JetBlue announced the expansion of JetBlue’s seasonal weekly service on Saturdays to year-round service between Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and Grantley Adams International ... Read More

TSA: New airport security scanner poses “privacy risks” to passengers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 23:07

US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is demanding modifications of a new airport security system because it poses “privacy risks” to passengers by showing too much of them on display, a ... Read More

Myth-Mania: Stories of men, heroes and indigenous world at MarTa

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019 19:30

The National Archaeological Museum of Taranto (MarTa) celebrated the return of important finds back home. Myth-Mania, rediscovered stories of men and heroes, speaks of objects taken from necropolises by grave ... Read More

Destination Florence CVB partners with City of Florence for international tourism promotion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019 16:00

Destination Florence CVB is the new official partner of the City of Florence to promote the destination and better the quality of tourism. The Florence Municipality, The Florentine Chamber of ... Read More

Paine Field Airport: United Airlines and Alaska Airlines commercial flights

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019 00:01

Paine Field's Passenger Terminal added to its commercial flight offerings today as United Airlines' first passenger flight arrived from Denver and its first departure left for San Francisco. Paine Field, also known as ... Read More

IMEX Policy Forum puts future city development front and center

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 16:01

Policy makers from national and regional governments worldwide will explore The Business of Placemaking with leading business events industry professionals at this year’s IMEX Policy Forum. This year the annual ... Read More

Brand USA Board of Directors approves committee assignments

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 16:45

On Wednesday, March 13, members of the Brand USA board of directors convened for a quarterly meeting in Washington, DC where they welcomed newly appointed and reappointed members and approved ... Read More

Kansas City International Airport to break ground on new $1.5 billion terminal

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019 16:55

Officials at the Kansas City International Airport (MCI), with partner Edgemoor Infrastructure & Real Estate, will break ground on a new $1.5 billion single terminal on March 25. The project ... Read More

United Airlines to keep its headquarters at Chicago’s Willis Tower

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 16:30

United Airlines announced today it will keep its headquarters at the iconic Willis Tower in the airline's hometown of Chicago, while partnering with the building's owner, Blackstone, in making major ... Read More

Delta proposes flights between Tokyo-Haneda airport and 5 new US cities

editor editor- February 22, 2019 00:01

Delta today filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation to launch daily daytime service between Tokyo-Haneda airport and Seattle, Detroit, Atlanta, and Portland, Ore., as well as twice-daily ... Read More

United Airlines to serve Tokyo Haneda Airport from six leading US hubs

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2019 22:25

United Airlines announced today it has filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for a total of six daily nonstop flights to Tokyo Haneda Airport (HND) from ... Read More

FAA restricts drone operations over DOJ and DOD facilities

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019 17:03

At the request of its federal security partners, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is using its existing authority under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) § ... Read More

Radisson Hotel Group signs portfolio deal for six hotels in Egypt

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019 17:17

Radisson Hotel Group announced the signing of six new hotels in Egypt as part of a portfolio deal across a number of its brands. The agreement was signed with existing ... Read More

Fraport launches operations at Nashville International Airport in the USA

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 16:09

Beginning February 1, Fraport is taking over the overall management of concession areas for shops, restaurants and other services at Nashville International Airport (BNA). With almost 16 million passengers in ... Read More

NYC Winter Show: A treasure trove for hotel interior designers

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 31, 2019 23:56

If you love beautiful things like jewelry, sculpture, lamps, art and antiques, there is no better place to get your “fix” of fabulous furnishings and jewels than at the annual ... Read More

Detroit’s neo-Gothic Metropolitan Building becomes first Michigan Element Hotel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2019 20:10

Element Hotels, part of Marriott International, along with Detroit-based Roxbury Group and Means Group, announce today the opening of Element Detroit at the Metropolitan, marking the debut of the stylish ... Read More

Choice Hotels to develop 27 new WoodSpring Suites hotels

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019 18:15

Choice Hotels International, Inc. signed an agreement with CHECO Purchase Company, LLC, a subsidiary of Concord Hospitality, which has newly formed Common Oaks Lodging LLC, to develop 27 new WoodSpring ... Read More

Benchmark adds The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark to its portfolio

editor editor- January 22, 2019 23:15

Benchmark hospitality company has added The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark to its Benchmark Resorts & Hotels brand operating portfolio. Read More

sbe announces 10 hotel projects in Mexico City

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019 17:05

sbe today announced a partnership with Be Grand and its CEO Nicolas Carrancedo to continue the aggressive expansion of the Mondrian brand with the first-ever Mondrian Hotel & Residences in ... 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

Africa Travel and Tourism: Trends for the New Year

editor editor- January 8, 2019 02:40

Players in the travel and tourism ecosystem in Africa travel look forward to 2019 with full optimism. Read More

Louvre 10.2 million, New York Metropolitan Museum 7.4 million visitors in 2018

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 5, 2019 10:56

The “Heavenly Bodies” explored the links between fashion and the Catholic Church and attracted 1.7 million people to the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art. The museum had a record ... Read More

Asia winter forecast: Drought to continue from India to Singapore

editor editor- October 24, 2015 04:36

As the record-challenging tropical season winds down following December, drought will continue in parts of Southeast Asia, while snow is forecast in some rather low-lying areas of China, the Korean ... Read More

Low-budget travelers from Japan may target Hawaii and Guam in 2014

editor editor- July 31, 2013 15:28

Low-cost vacation travel to Guam and Hawaii may be the target of ANA Airlines plan to increase their low cost operation Air Asia style. Read More

Guam Visitors Bureau sweeps 3 travel awards in Korea

editor editor- June 16, 2012 02:46

TUMON, Guam - Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) proudly announced that Guam was presented with 3 awards at the recent 25th Korea World Travel Fair (KOTFA2012) held in Seoul, South Korea. Read More