Tag: Panama

Jamaica and Panama to establish multi-destination arrangement, says Minister Bartlett

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 7, 2019 22:22

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has announced that Jamaica and the Republic of Panama is set to establish a multi destination arrangement, as part of efforts to strengthen ... Read More

Terror at Saudi Arabian Airport: An Iran Connection?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019 10:35

Yesterday's terror attack on Abha International Airport in Saudi Arabia is seen as an escalation adding now to the significant escalation in western activities against Iran after todays earlier attack ... Read More

War or Terror in the Gulf of Oman? Oil Tankers in flames, crew rescued and taken to Iran

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019 09:27

A maritime safety group warned earlier today of an unspecific threat in the Gulf Oman urging extreme caution amid US- Iran tension. The near the Strait of Hormuz is a ... Read More

Hilton Garden Inn Panama City re-opens after major renovation

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 12, 2019 20:36

The 111-room Hilton Garden Inn Panama City is putting the final touches on their multimillion-dollar renovation following damage sustained from Hurricane Michael in October of 2018. After nine months revamping ... Read More

Carnival Corporation: Panama Canal sailings

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 12, 2019 19:00

Carnival Corporation brands have 26 ships and over 70 voyages scheduled to sail tourists to the Panama Canal. Six of Carnival Corporation's global cruise line brands will sail partially or ... Read More

Disney Cruise Line: Fall 2020 tropical destinations

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019 21:50

In fall 2020, Disney Cruise Line will enchant guests of all ages with Halloween and winter holiday celebrations on sailings departing from New York, California, Texas and Florida. The 2020 fall season offers a range ... Read More

RIU Hotels & Resorts joins UN’s “Beat Air Pollution” program

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019 16:35

For World Environment Day, once again this year RIU Hotels & Resorts has joined the United Nations’ program #BeatAirPollution, in order to tackle one of the greatest environmental challenges of ... Read More

The InterContinental San Francisco Unveils Extensive Renovation Led by BraytonHughes Design Studios and EDG Design

editor editor- May 31, 2019 21:41

Two Bay Area-based design firms, BraytonHughes Design Studios and EDG Design, are pleased to unveil the updated design for the InterContinental San Francisco , the landmark South of Market San ... Read More

ICCA: Colombia is in top 30 countries for meetings tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 20:04

The annual ranking by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) revealed that Colombia is included in the top 30 countries who host international congresses. Last year, Colombia hosted 147 ... 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

Travel Leaders Network embarks upon major international expansion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 22:25

Travel Leaders Network, North America's largest travel agency organization, in partnership with sister company Travel Leaders Corporate, has embarked upon a large-scale international expansion program to expand opportunities and provide ... Read More

United Airlines announces new Florida service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 22:05

United Airlines today announced more flights and more opportunities for customers to connect between Washington, D.C., and Florida. Beginning October 29, United will begin new twice-daily, year-round service between Washington ... Read More

How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 12:14

African Tourism Board, (ATB)  has travel and security on its top agenda when attracting visitors to the continent. At the upcoming ATB Launch on April 11, the organization will be announcing ... Read More

Pope Francis appoints Tanzanian prelate to represent the Vatican in New Zealand

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 3, 2019 02:46

Pope Francis has appointed the Tanzanian born prelate, Archbishop Novatus Rugambwa, as Apostolic Nuncio to New Zealand and Apostolic Delegate to the countries of the Pacific Ocean. The Pontiff had ... 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

African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors

editor editor- March 25, 2019 20:46

The official launch of the newly-founded African Tourism Board is only two weeks away, and the U.S.-based interim Chairman Juergen T. Steinmetz explained the organization's commitment to keep Africa safe ... Read More

U.S. Visa for Cubans: Cuban tourists face harsh restrictions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 16, 2019 05:34

The U.S. Embassy in Cuba posted a bomb-shell message on their website today, punishing Cuban citizen and the travel and tourism trade between Cuba and the United States. The message ... Read More

Barbados Tourism announces solid 2018 performance

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019 02:10

CEO of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI), William ‘Billy’ Griffith, has revealed that Barbados enjoyed a 2.7% increase in stay-over arrivals last year, compared to the corresponding period in ... Read More

Daytona Beach named most affordable spring break destination in Florida

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019 22:25

According to a new survey, Daytona Beach is the most affordable destination in Florida for spring break. The recent survey compared 20 popular destinations in the Sunshine State based on ... Read More

WestJet launches inaugural flight between its Calgary hub and Atlanta

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 4, 2019 18:05

WestJet gas become the only airline connecting Calgarians non-stop to Atlanta, Ga. with its inaugural flight between Calgary International Airport (YYC) and Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). Atlanta is the ... Read More

HondaJet most delivered aircraft in its class for second consecutive year

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 23:30

Honda Aircraft Company announced today that the HondaJet was the most delivered aircraft in its class in 2018, based on numbers provided by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA). Last ... Read More

Trump Hotels: Faring well or bidding farewell?

editor editor- February 16, 2019 01:53

Ever since Trump became President of the United States, how have his hotels been doing? Many feared he would use his political position to advance his business endeavors. As far ... Read More

Flying to Hawaii unsafe on a B737-800? Boeing declines to comment

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 7, 2019 00:58

Is it safe flying a Southwest Airline B737-800 aircraft from North America to Hawaii? This is a question many experts are asking these days. A Boeing spokesperson responded: "We are ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister calls for ongoing investments in tourism

editor editor- January 31, 2019 00:06

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says tourism has to be sustained and this requires ongoing investment to improve existing products and develop new ones. The Minister made this statement ... Read More

Sleeping Suriname wakes up to new global air service

editor editor- January 17, 2019 20:26

A new route starting this summer will be the first new international service that Suriname has secured in over a decade. Read More

RIU Hotels & Resorts is coming to Canada

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019 16:06

RIU Hotels & Resorts has announced the construction of a hotel in its Riu Plaza urban line, in Toronto, the largest city in Canada and the cultural, business and financial ... Read More

Panama based Star Alliance Copa: The most punctual airline

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019 09:42

The winner is Panama based Star Alliance carrier Copa. OAG's Punctuality League is based on 57 million flight records using full-year data to create a ranking of the best on-time performance ... Read More

African pirates attack ship with Russian crew, kidnap six sailors

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019 23:20

The pirates attacked the Panama-flagged ship MSC Mandy with a Russian crew off the coast of Benin in West Africa. According to Russia’s Maritime and River Transport agency and the ... Read More

Jamaica sees record tourist arrivals and earnings over Christmas

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 27, 2018 15:25

Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica saw record arrivals and earnings for the period December 21-24, 2018. Preliminary airport arrivals was 34,081, an increase of 12.8% over the ... Read More

The more the merrier: United Airlines announces 11 new routes

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2018 17:10

United Airlines today announced the addition of 11 new routes from its hubs in Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. United's new summer service, beginning in June 2019, will ... Read More

Carnival Cruise Line adds San Francisco to its West Coast port network

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2018 00:15

Carnival Cruise Line today announced that for the first time, it will offer a series of cruises from San Francisco, with Carnival Miracle operating a diverse schedule that includes four- ... Read More

Cunard defines luxury with new spa offering

editor editor- December 4, 2018 13:17

Mareel’s redesigned hydro-pool on newly-refurbished Queen Elizabeth with focus on wellness and beauty. Read More

Association of Caribbean States dedicated to development of Greater Caribbean

editor editor- March 1, 2013 01:22

PANAMA CITY, Panama – “There is a new dynamism and new perspectives of growth and development which plays a very important role in the international arena and they promote the ... Read More

More international carriets expected to fly to Panama

editor editor- November 21, 2011 04:46

Tame airline of Ecuador will make its first commercial flight to Panama on December 1 and Condor of Germany has planned mid November to fly to Tocumen International Airport. Read More

Starwood Hotels introduces new all-inclusive resort in Panama

editor editor- November 2, 2011 03:39

White Plains, NY - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. and Sunstar Hotel & Development, S.A. Read More