Tag: popularity

UNWTO and Barça Innovation Hub launch global Sports Tourism Start-up Competition

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 16:10

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in collaboration with Barça Innovation Hub (BIHUB) and with the support of the Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC), has announced the launch of the 1st ... Read More

Hangzhou House in LA

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019 18:35

"Hangzhou House in LA" is an immersive activity held in Los Angeles on June 3rd by Hangzhou Municipal Bureau of Culture, Radio, TV and Tourism. In Pasadena, Tim Clancy and his wife Samantha Chen from Hangzhou acted as the hosts of a house ... Read More

Dragon Boat Carnival is coming to Hong Kong

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 10, 2019 18:04

The Hong Kong Dragon Boat Carnival, a summer party organised by the Hong Kong Tourism Board and  the Hong Kong China Dragon Boat Association, will take place this year from ... Read More

First Thai boxing ring in five-star Bangkok hotel announced

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019 18:29

Tapping into the global popularity of Thai boxing (Muay Thai), The St. Regis Bangkok has unveiled the first Thai boxing ring in a five-star Bangkok hotel. To coincide with the ... Read More

VIA Rail Canada ridership and revenue continue to grow

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019 22:06

 HIGHLIGHTS Ridership up 5.1% Passenger Revenues up 8.4% Greater accessibility at the Ottawa station Launch of New Fleet Replacement program with Siemens Canada Appointment of three VIA Rail board members ... Read More

Traveling solo? Experience the Mediterranean this summer

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 31, 2019 20:20

A staggering 36 percent of respondents during a recent travel trends survey, conducted among a random group of 3,500 consumers nationwide, indicated they will take at least one solo vacation ... Read More

Chinese tourism is FIT and healthy

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 29, 2019 07:53

“Chinese tourism is FIT and healthy.” That is the latest evaluation after a research company analysed over 17 million flight booking transactions a day. But what is behind this assessment? ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board strengthens trade relations in Pune, Bangalore and Chandigarh through workshops

editor editor- May 16, 2019 19:58

Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) successfully conducted a series of workshops in 3 major cities in India between February and May, to provide training for potential travel trade partners and equip ... Read More

Etihad Airways extends free two-night Abu Dhabi getaway offer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 18:15

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, announced it is extending its free Abu Dhabi stopover campaign to the end of the year due to the popularity of the ... Read More

Seychelles shines again as the destination is awarded “Best Destination – Africa” in Mumbai

editor editor- May 4, 2019 00:55

The Seychelles received laurels at the Geo Spa Global Spa India Awards by winning the Reader’s Choice Award for “Best Destination – Africa” that took place on April 24, 2019 ... Read More

Wimbledon 2019: Winning plans for players and spectators 

Rita Payne - special to eTN Rita Payne - special to eTN- May 2, 2019 01:25

The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) has announced a series of significant changes for The Championships 2019 and beyond. In the buildup to the official start of the Championships ... Read More

Russian Aeroflot remains China’s ‘Favorite International Airline’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 02:30

Russia's Aeroflot has been once again named the Favorite International Airline in China. The award was given to Aeroflot for the third consecutive year at the Flyer Award Ceremony 2019. ... Read More

TIME Hotels to open five new properties across Middle East in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019 16:35

TIME Hotels, the UAE-headquartered hospitality company and hotel operator, is set to announce plans to open five new properties across the Middle East during 2019 – as it targets 35 ... Read More

Time Hotels to open five additional hotels in Dubai, Sharjah and Saudi Arabia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019 07:47

TIME Hotels, an UAE-headquartered hospitality company and hotel operator, is set to announce plans to open five new properties across the Middle East during 2019 – as it targets 35 ... Read More

55.9 million travelers: Passenger traffic in Portuguese airports up 5.8%

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2019 18:45

Portuguese airports traffic increased by 6.2% in the first quarter of the year to over 11 million passengers, compared to the same period of 2018. According to figures by Vinci ... Read More

WTTC Global Summit: Next stop San Juan

editor editor- April 5, 2019 20:48

Discover Puerto Rico, the Island’s first-ever and new Destination Marketing Organization, today announced that island will serve as the host for the World Travel & Tourism Council 2020 Global Summit, ... Read More

Why are Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds so popular?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019 06:03

Mobile games have taken over the video game market in recent years. All the popular games are launched in different platforms including mobile applications. PUBG is a game that almost ... Read More

Jetwing Ayurveda Pavilions: A paragon of wellness and vitality

editor editor- March 28, 2019 18:26

The ancient art and science of Ayurveda was developed thousands of years ago in the Indian Subcontinent and is believed to be one of the world’s oldest and most effective ... Read More

Jetwing Ayurveda Pavilions – a paragon of wellness and vitality

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019 04:38

The ancient art and science of Ayurveda was developed thousands of years ago in the Indian Subcontinent and is believed to be one of the world’s oldest and most effective ... Read More

Holland America Line sets sail for coastal towns of Canada and New England

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 19:18

In 2020 Holland America Line's Amsterdam, Zaandam and Zuiderdam will transport guests to the stunning coastlines and historic cities of Canada and New England on more than 40 cruises. Sailing ... Read More

Cape Town selected for prestigious study on global destinations

editor editor- March 12, 2019 19:30

Cape Town, South Africa, was selected as one of 15 top global destinations to be chosen as ideal subjects for a case study by the United Nations World Tourism Organization ... Read More

What’s trending in the cruise industry?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019 19:40

CruiseTrends report for the month of March 2019 was released today. This report details a picture of consumer behavior for cruise ship travel for March 2019. Most Popular Cruise Lines ... 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

Budapest Airport welcomes Shanghai Airlines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019 18:20

Budapest Airport is delighted to announce another momentous enhancement in its route network development, with the confirmation that Shanghai Airlines, in partnership with China Eastern Airlines, will launch a three ... Read More

Malta attracts record-breaking 62,185 tourists from US and Canada in 2018

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

Statistics released by Malta’s National Statistics Office for inbound tourism for 2018 show that Malta’s popularity in the North American market is still trending. The Hon. Konrad Mizzi, Minister of ... Read More

CruiseTrends report: What’s trending in cruise industry

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019 17:15

CruiseTrends report for the month of February 2019 was released today. The report details a picture of consumer behavior for cruise ship travel for February 2019. The CruiseTrends report for ... Read More

How citizens of Singapore can replace paper currency with these popular credit cards

editor editor- January 29, 2019 19:20

Currency is the lifeline of every country. It comes with various forms and utility. Let us take a look at the future of currency. The journey of paper currency started ... Read More

Spanish tourism: Brits’ post-Brexit holiday plans unaffected so far

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2019 22:30

The Spanish Institute of Statistics (INE) released latest figures yesterday, revealing that Spain welcomed a record-breaking 82.6 million tourists in 2018, up 0.9% on the previous year. However, with one ... Read More

Brussels Tourism pays tribute to Bruegel in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2019 16:38

To celebrate the 450th anniversary of the death of the great Flemish master, several exhibitions and original activities will be on offer to visitors throughout the year. A great opportunity ... Read More

Travel & Tourism at the center of life for Matteo Pennacchi

editor editor- January 17, 2019 01:24

Travel & Tourism is what defines Matteo Pennacchi, an eclectic 47-year-old Italian traveler. Read More

DNA, Dark Skies, Spiritual Inspiration: 2019 most interesting cruise trends

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 3, 2019 21:05

After intensive research and polling of thousands of travelers, the experts, who are both knowledgeable and current about cruise trends and what constitutes a memorable cruise for passengers, project the ... Read More

Poland’s domestic tourism boomed in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 29, 2018 16:26

2018 was a good year for Poland's hospitality sector. According to the latest data, majority of Poles chose to vacation in the country this year. In 2018, more than half ... Read More

5 SPA trends for 2019 Revealed

editor editor- December 24, 2018 18:10

The most exciting 2019 SPA trends are good news for nature and lovers. Read More

African American travel: $63 billion opportunity

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018 15:44

The second study in a series documenting the impact of African American travelers demonstrates their growing contribution to the United States travel and tourism economy to the tune of $63 ... Read More

RIU confirm commitment to Canary Islands with new hotel purchase

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 18, 2018 15:20

RIU Hotels & Resorts has completed its purchase of Hotel Riu Buena Vista, located in southern Tenerife, with spectacular views of the Atlantic from its outstanding location in Costa Adeje. ... Read More

It’s not only FRAPORT or LHR: Also Europe’s regional airports are taking off

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2018 18:20

When thinking about airports in Europe, most travel professionals are thinking about London Heathrow, FRAPORT, Munich, Paris De Gaulle. However, Europe’s regional airports are becoming more and more popular with direct connection. ... Read More