Tag: Passes

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

Canadian travellers: do’s and don’ts when travelling and staying in vacation rentals

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019 20:13

The annual 2019 Airplane and Hotel Etiquette Study results are released by Expedia, offering a deep dive into Canadian travellers' preferences, behaviours, and pet peeves. And while we all have ... Read More

Heathrow becomes world’s first Sustainable Fish Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 16:50

Sustain – the alliance for better food and farming – has crowned Heathrow the world’s first Sustainable Fish Airport. The award is the outcome of an airport-wide initiative, involving all ... Read More

Old City of Jerusalem tourist cable car project approved

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019 19:46

Israel's National Infrastructure Committee has rejected a slew of petitions against the cable car to the Old City of Jerusalem and approved the project. Long in the making, the $55 ... Read More

China Air Transport Association: 737 MAX fiasco to cost Chinese airlines $579 million

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 25, 2019 16:45

The China Air Transport Association (CATA) said it estimates losses at Chinese airlines caused by the grounding of Boeing's 737 MAX aircraft will reach around 4 billion yuan ($579.32 million) ... Read More

United Airlines upgraded mobile app wins Webby Award

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 19:35

Last night at the 23rd Annual Webby Awards in New York City, United Airlines accepted the "People's Voice" Webby Award in the "Business and Finance" category for the airline's reimagined ... Read More

Tanzanian media mogul and philanthropist passes away

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- May 2, 2019 19:55

Tanzanian billionaire, philanthropist and media mogul, Reginald Mengi, has passed away Wednesday night in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Aged 75, Mengi was the leading local investor in media industry, owning ... Read More

Leisure Pass Group welcomes new Non-Executive Chairman

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 15:46

Travel and technology specialist Ian Wheeler has joined the board of the Leisure Pass Group, the world’s largest attraction pass business, as the company’s new Non-Executive Chairman. With a strong ... Read More

Hawaii legislator’s push for Airbnb taxation bill a success

editor editor- May 1, 2019 02:58

Hawaii Senate Bill 1292 just squeaked by passing which will allow the Aloha State to collect transient accommodation and general excise taxes from short-term rentals with a vote of 13 ... Read More

Is the airport a weak link in your cruise vacation?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 18:45

You are treated like royalty once you board your cruise ship. It’s why you love cruise vacations. Unless the ship sails and returns to your home town, you have to ... Read More

Personalize and remove friction for customers, Gulf travel companies told

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 20:10

Gulf-based travel and hospitality companies that use disruptive technologies to boost personalization and remove friction for customers are likely to become future market leaders, according to experts speaking at Arabian ... Read More

Malta, where Game of Thrones all began, plays host to the 5th Annual Valletta Film Festival

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 15:30

Malta, the first location for Season One of  Game of Thrones, plays host to the annual  Valletta Film Festival (VFF), June 14-23, presented by the Film Grain Foundation. This year ... Read More

Sharjah Ruler Opens Historic Dh 6-Billion Khorfakkan Highway

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2019 13:11

HH Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, accompanied by HH Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of ... Read More

United Airlines launches new meetings portal

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019 17:05

United Airlines is improving the way customers plan travel for meetings, conferences, conventions and more with the launch of its new state-of-the-art United Meetings product, available on the airline's business ... Read More

India launches National Common Mobility Card for seamless travel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 16:15

National Common Mobility Card 'One Nation, One Card' for transport mobility was launched by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a function in Ahmedabad. The Indigenous Automatic Fare Collection System ... Read More

UK remains 3rd most important European source market for Germany incoming; Ireland passes half million mark

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- March 5, 2019 11:31

2019 – with an increase of 4% in overnight stays, the German National Tourist Office UK and Ireland (GNTO) has retained its position as the 3rd most important European Source ... Read More

Connecting Africa: Rovos Rail set to introduce its first, East to West journey in Africa.

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- March 5, 2019 11:18

Come July this year, Rovos Rail is set to connect Africa from the Indian Ocean on the East to Atlantic Ocean in the West through its half-a month epic journey ... Read More

Brazilian Carnivals: What, when, where and how

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019 18:30

1. Is there just one ‘carnival’ or are there several? Where are they? Carnival is a holiday in Brazil – this year it will go from Friday, March 1st to ... Read More

Cologne’s meeting market passes 50,000-event threshold

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019 01:25

Cologne’s meeting market has passed the 50,000-event threshold for the first time. A total of 52,747 events (conventions, congresses and other events, +6.5 percent) with 4.3 million participants (+8.5 percent) ... Read More

American Airlines: Big summer in Charlotte, NC

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 15:05

American Airlines is getting ready for a big summer in Charlotte with more flights, new destinations and a refreshed Admirals Club, which reopens today. The airline plans to operate more ... Read More

Taipei City Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival ready to welcome international travelers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019 20:22

New Taipei City Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival was once voted by TripAdvisor as "the most recommended cultural activity for international travelers in Taiwan". The event organizer, New Taipei City Government, ... Read More

Iconic Eurail Pass restructured with unprecedented price reductions

editor editor- January 4, 2019 00:52

Eurail, the all-in-one train Pass that gives travelers access to the most trains in Europe, announced transformative product developments including price reductions and expanded offerings starting January 2019. These comprehensive ... Read More

Zacatecas Tourism: A “Happy Place” charms European visitors

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 1, 2018 21:55

It was a first for Top Resa to welcome Zacatecas as a destination showcasing their tourism product. The Hon. Gabriella Ibarra, Vice Minister of Tourism for Zacatecas, had a message ... Read More

Twin typhoons churn toward Taiwan, Japan, Korean peninsula

editor editor- August 18, 2015 01:05

Goni and Atsani both became typhoons over the weekend and will strengthen further in the coming days, as one or both could become super typhoons. Read More

Tourists be aware: Typhoon warnings for Guam and Northern Mariana Islands

editor editor- October 5, 2014 09:20

Tourists and residents in Guam and the Mariana Islands should rush preparations to completion immediately and heed any instructions from local authorities. Read More

Lotte Duty Free Guam Live Music Festival features world-class international lineup

editor editor- May 28, 2014 07:45

TUMON, Guam - Nine international music artists are slated to perform at the inaugural Lotte Duty Free Guam Live International Music Festival next month at Paseo Stadium in Hagåtña, Guam. Read More

Inaugural Guam Live International Music Festival set for next month

editor editor- May 15, 2014 05:07

TUMON, Guam - The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) and Lotte Duty Free today announced the Guam Live International Music Festival is set for June 6 & 7, 2014 at Paseo ... Read More

JetBlue introduces mobile boarding passes with refreshed app

editor editor- February 14, 2013 09:43

NEW YORK, N.Y. - JetBlue Airways makes traveling even easier with the introduction of mobile boarding. Read More

Hello Kitty Around the World adds Guam to list of destinations

editor editor- January 26, 2012 08:11

TUMON, Guam - Starting January 3, all EVA Airways flights from Taipei to Guam will be on Hello Kitty jets. Read More