Tag: popular destination

Kimpton Glover Park Hotel appoints new senior catering sales manager

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019 15:47

Kimpton Glover Park Hotel announced the appointment of Renee Rothschild to the executive team as senior catering sales manager. Since opening in 2016, the four-star hotel located just north of ... Read More

Budget Airline SalamAir Muscat to Tehran is second flight destination to Iran

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 9, 2019 19:38

SalamAir, Oman’s first budget airline, has launched its first flight to Tehran, Iran flying Muscat- Tehran three times a week This is the third destination added by the airline in ... Read More

Lifestyle hotel for millennials will open its doors in Japan

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019 18:21

Royal Park Hotels and Resorts Company, Ltd. will launch the third hotel of its "CANVAS" line, The Royal Park Canvas Osaka Kitahama. The relatively new "CANVAS" line has been designed ... Read More

With 71 new jet deliveries, TAP Air Portugal launches new Chicago, San Francisco & Washington, DC flights

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019 15:45

TAP Air Portugal just added the 100th aircraft to its fleet, an Airbus A330neo, as the carrier prepares to inaugurate service tomorrow from Chicago O’Hare, and later this month from ... Read More

International cooperation between Seychelles and a Baltic Island: Minister Dogley visits German beach clean-up project

editor editor- May 23, 2019 22:39

The Seychelles Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine; Didier Dogley, in the company of the Honorary Consul General for the Seychelles in Germany, Mr. Max Hunzinger, visited the ... Read More

Three people killed in Hawaii tour helicopter crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 22:08

Honolulu Fire Department officials say that three people were killed in a fiery helicopter crash in a suburban Honolulu community of Kailua. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor said a ... Read More

UAE visitor numbers to Finland increased by 20.6% in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 18:20

Finland welcomed almost 12,000 tourists from the UAE in 2018 revealed Visit Finland, the Finnish tourist authority, as it returned to Arabian Travel Market with a unique campaign aimed specifically ... Read More

Qatar Airways expands agreement with Royal Air Maroc, launches services to Rabat

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 14:49

Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that it will launch flights to Rabat, Morocco on 29 May 2019. Services to the Moroccan capital will be served by a Boeing 787 ... Read More

Which 3 Italian cities rank as top unique experiences?

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- April 12, 2019 01:36

Italy is the homeland of the cities most appreciated by travelers according to reviews of users of an online platform. Coming in among the top 5 are Rome, Florence, and ... Read More

Indian Hotels Company announces new hotel in Rishikesh

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- March 26, 2019 00:35

The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL), a South Asian hospitality company, introduced the Taj brand in Rishikesh with the opening of Taj Rishikesh Resort & Spa, Uttarakhand. This will be ... Read More

Dubai – Cairo : Increased frequency on Emirates

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2019 07:09

Emirates will increase the frequency of flights between Dubai and Cairo, adding four additional flights a week to its existing thrice-daily service, starting 28 October 2019. The four new flights ... 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

Brits love a holiday: UK’s most visited holiday destinations revealed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019 18:30

Brits love a holiday and whether we’re looking for a beach getaway or a city break, the next flight is often not too far away. But which long haul and ... Read More

YOTEL checks-in to Washington, DC with hotel acquisition

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019 17:08

Today YOTEL announced the acquisition of the Liaison Washington Capitol Hill hotel by partners Metrovest Equities and BLDG Management. The innovative hotel group will operate the existing premises, which over ... Read More

The correct answer is Bordeaux 2016

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- February 23, 2019 20:04

Do you know the best French wine and the 2nd best destination in France? If you said Bordeaux – you would be correct! Not only are the wines of Bordeaux ... Read More

Hong Kong’s travel spending up 5.8% and continue growing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019 20:07

In 2018, Hong Kong citizens made 92.21 million departures in 2018, averaging 12.4 departures per person! Total revenue of the city’s outbound package tours in the year grew 8.1% ! ... Read More

Travelport Digital and BCD Travel extend long-standing partnership

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 19:08

Travelport announced today that it has renewed its long-standing partnership with BCD Travel. With this new agreement, Travelport Digital will continue to collaborate on BCD Travel’s digital traveler engagement solution, ... Read More

IBTM Arabia: Business events in UAE and GCC – what you need to know

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2019 16:30

Some of the fastest growing economies in the world can be found in the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). In recent years, with a construction and investment boom ... 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

Top international destinations for Chinese travelers during Chinese New Year

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019 20:28

Travel experts today revealed the top international destinations for Chinese travelers during the seven day Chinese New Year holiday period that started this Monday, February 4th. According to booking data ... Read More

Berchtesgadener welcomes UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism Conference

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 16:25

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has selected Berchtesgaden, Germany as the venue for the 4th UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism Conference on 2-5 March 2019. The event is being organized jointly ... Read More

Ghana beefs up leisure tourism

editor editor- January 29, 2019 21:16

According to the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) leisure travel spending (inbound and domestic) generated 66.5% of direct Travel & Tourism GDP in 2017 (GHC6, 854.3mn) compared with 33.5% ... Read More

New Vietjet flight links Ho Chi Minh City with Van Don Island district

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019 16:07

Continuing in the hype of the New Year’s celebrations, Vietjet officially welcomed a new service linking Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) with Van Don. The new route now connects the ... Read More

Hilton opens first and only international hotel in Nujiang

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 3, 2019 17:05

Hilton today announced the opening of a new focused-service hotel in Nujiang in China's Yunnan province. New Hilton Garden Inn Nujiang is the first and only international hotel in Nujiang, ... Read More

Suicide Tourism: A popular tourist destination in Japan with a dark reputation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018 07:54

Suicide Tourism is a very dark side of tourism one better not mention. Therefore the  Japan National Tourism Organization will only tell you about the wildlife that remains largely untouched ... Read More

Delta Air Lines connects Minneapolis and Mexico City

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2018 15:17

Delta, in conjunction with its partner Aeromexico, will bring customers flying through its hub in the Twin Cities a new option to reach Mexico City and beyond, subject to government ... Read More

TAP Air Portugal adds third new U.S. route for 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 13, 2018 08:10

TAP Air Portugal will fly five weekly nonstop round-trips, year-round, between San Francisco and Lisbon from June next year. San Francisco International Airport (SFO) will become the airline’s eighth North ... Read More

Johannesburg remains Africa’s most popular destination city

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2018 16:20

Johannesburg has emerged as the most popular destination city in Africa for the fifth consecutive year, according to the annual Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index. The City of Gold attracted ... Read More

The most popular destination cities in Africa emerged

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 4, 2018 00:50

Johannesburg has emerged as the most popular destination city in Africa for the fifth consecutive year, according to the annual Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index. The City of Gold attracted ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018 21:27

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law cases. Read More

Hawaii Tourism follows LGBT Hawaii suggestion, releases study on Taiwan and Japan

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 27, 2017 23:05

The studies on Japan and Taiwan provide valuable information from survey respondents in each country that Hawaii tourism industry partners can utilize to attract more LGBT travelers from these two ... Read More

United States is favorite holiday destination for UK lottery winners

editor editor- November 24, 2012 03:41

LONDON, England - Nearly a third of UK lottery millionaires looking to get away after a jackpot win are likely to book a holiday to the United States, according to ... Read More

White House: US popular with tourists again

editor editor- September 24, 2012 05:57

More people from around the world are holding court with Disney World princesses and pondering the Grand Canyon's depths this year, all the while boosting the US economy, according to ... Read More

Bali rapidly becoming popular spiritual tourism destination

editor editor- July 31, 2012 09:30

BALI, Indonesia - Travel agents in Bali have seen increasing demand from foreign tourists to provide spiritual tourism packages, an association said Saturday. Read More

Oman becomes one of most popular tourist destinations in region

editor editor- June 16, 2012 11:14

MUSCAT, Oman - Oman has come to be known as one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Gulf and Middle East thanks to the country’s strategic location and ... Read More

Peru’s popularity with tourists soars

editor editor- April 14, 2012 06:49

LONDON, England - Peru is set to become one of the most popular destinations of 2012 as tourists from around the world flock to sample the delights of this exotic ... Read More