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Russian Convention Bureau participated in St. Petersburg International Economic Forum

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 21:02

The key theme of RCB's participation at SPIEF'2109, presented in various formats was "Politics and Business: Effective Interaction for Development of the Event Industry." "As part of implementing the national ... Read More

Brave new world: Bizarre air travel ideas dreamt up by aviation industry

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 16:10

Dutch KLM recently unveiled its latest flight concept, the Flying V, designed to have passengers seated literally inside the wings of the plane. The cargo hold and the fuel tanks ... Read More

Minister Bartlett: New AC Marriott Hotel to improve Kingston City tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 18:40

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says the new 220-room AC Marriott Kingston Hotel scheduled to start taking guests on June 17 represents a game changing addition to Kingston's tourism ... Read More

When overtourism spoils your travel plans: Go somewhere else!

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 5, 2019 23:37

Have you heard that told joke?  Patient says, “Doctor, it hurts when I do this with my arm.”  Doctor’s response is, “Then don’t do this.”  This is logic 101 that ... Read More

Inns of Monterey celebrates summer

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019 23:19

John Steinbeck so aptly said, "Many a trip continues long after movement in time and space have ceased." In honor of his spirit of travel, Inns of Monterey provide the ... Read More

Arkansas tourism is open for business!

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019 19:14

Summertime is fun time in Arkansas, and our state is open for business and waiting to welcome you to The Natural State. From our majestic mountains to our sparkling blue ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Visitor spending declined 6.2 percent in April 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 19:46

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.33 billion in April 2019, a decrease of 6.2 percent compared to the same month last year, according to preliminary statistics ... Read More

Kazakhstan PM goes all out inspecting ongoing tourism and infrastructure improvement

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 25, 2019 07:47

Kazakhstan Prime Minister Askar Mamin visited the East Kazakhstan, Almaty and Karaganda regions on a  working trip to check the implementation of the instructions of the Head of State Kassym-Jomart ... Read More

Exploring America in a RV: Lifestyle travel for 15 million Americans

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019 21:33

An annual survey by the RV Industry Association finds that 88% of RV owners in the United States plan to use their RVs as much or more than they did ... Read More

National Park Tourism in Hawaii are big business: $734 Million in Economic Benefit

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019 21:20

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 4.8 million visitors to national parks in Hawaii spent $526 million in the state in 2018. That spending resulted in 5,800 ... Read More

Carnival Sunrise named by godmother Kelly Arison at Manhattan Cruise Terminal

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019 01:45

Following a $200 million dry dock that is already generating raves from guests sailing on its first cruises out of Norfolk, the transformed Carnival Sunrise was officially named today by ... Read More

48 million Americans would skip a credit card payment over a vacation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 20:20

48 million Americans say they would skip a credit card payment before they’d skip a vacation, according a new survey published today. Survey Key Findings: • 19% of people would ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority: Visitor spending down 2.4 percent in Q1 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 19:12

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $4.52 billion in the first quarter of 2019, a decrease of 2.4 percent compared to the first quarter of 20181, according ... Read More

Dusit International makes its grand debut in Qatar

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 18:00

With a view to capture major market share in Qatar’s hospitality sector, Dusit International, one of Thailand’s leading hotel and property development companies, is set to make its Qatar debut ... Read More

Indian travelers expected to spend $136 billion by 2021

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 02:12

The Indian traveler has come of age, spending approximately $94 billion in 2018, on around 2 billion domestic and international trips, helping the Indian travel and tourism industry achieve unprecedented ... Read More

$3.6 billion airport redevelopment and new convention hotel in Salt Lake

editor editor- April 23, 2019 21:30

Salt Lake City in the state of Utah in the US is booming, with projects like the $3.6 billion redevelopment of the Salt Lake City International Airport, where a completely ... Read More

How does India travel? Let us count the 94 billion ways

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- April 17, 2019 22:47

Bain & Company and Google India are together launching a report on “How Does India Travel.” According to the report, the Indian traveler has come of age, spending approximately $94 ... Read More

A dog’s paradise unveiled at Melia Orlando Suite Hotel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 17:52

Meliá Orlando Suite Hotel at Celebration, a hotel near the magic of Disney World and Universal Studios, has just opened a dedicated Dog Recreation Park that’s perfectly designed to ensure ... Read More

U.S. Travel welcomes Bernhardt DOI confirmation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019 19:25

U.S. Travel President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the Senate confirmation of David Bernhardt as secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI): "The travel ... Read More

Number of Hawaii visitors up but spending down

editor editor- March 28, 2019 20:29

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.39 billion in February 2019, a decrease of 2.7 percent compared to February 20181, according to preliminary statistics released today by ... Read More

An Evening in Full Swing with Biggles Big Band at Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Huahin

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 25, 2019 07:47

The swing excitement has recently revisited Hua Hin as Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin welcomed Biggles Big Band to delight Thai fans with hits from the golden era ... Read More

Reimagining tourism for the future

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019 17:06

In the last decade or so, tourism has positioned itself as a critical variable in the development planning space and the development discourse globally. Today businesses, governments, international organizations as ... Read More

Tokyo named Asia’s Best “Bleisure” City

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 2, 2019 02:15

As corporate travel booms across Asia-Pacific, the concept of bleisure is gaining traction, spurring the region's cities to better integrate opportunities for leisure amid busy business trips. The 2019 bleisure ... Read More

Arkansas Tourism: Ark Tank wins

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 06:13

The first Ark Tank, a startup pitch competition developed by Arkansas Tourism in partnership with Innovate Arkansas at Winrock International, concluded today after four finalists presented their business ideas at ... Read More

International developer of private boutique resorts welcomes industry experts to lead team

editor editor- February 25, 2019 22:04

Timbers Resorts, a luxury hospitality brand, announced the appointment of Damon Kolb as Development Manager and Ryan Bell as Corporate Director of Asset Management. The new additions are part of ... Read More

Indian Hotels Company introduces Taj hotel brand in Rajasthan

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019 19:05

The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL), South Asia’s largest hospitality company introduces its Taj hotel brand to Alwar in Rajasthan. This will be the twelfth IHCL branded hotel in the ... 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

Hawaii Tourism: Visitors spent $17.82 billion in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 31, 2019 20:10

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent $17.82 billion in 2018, an increase of 6.8 percent compared to 2017, according to preliminary year-end statistics released today by the Hawaii Tourism Authority. ... Read More

Delta Air Lines helps re-open Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019 15:38

The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park in Atlanta, which has been closed due to lack of federal appropriations, will open to the public Saturday morning – ahead of ... Read More

Hawaii Island has a new tourist hotspot in the making

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 11, 2019 09:20

Hawaii Island, also known as the Big Island of Hawaii welcomes a new tourism hotspot in the making. It'a new black sand beach located at Isaac Kepoʻokalani Hale Beach Park. The ... Read More

$108.5 million awarded for Port Canaveral new cruise terminal construction

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019 00:39

The Canaveral Port Authority Board of Commissioners unanimously approved at a special meeting on Tuesday awarding Merritt Island-based Ivey’s Construction Inc. a $78.98 million contract for the Port’s Cruise Terminal ... Read More

Annual Winter Gray Whale Watch Week to bring visitors to Oregon

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 26, 2018 08:34

The Oregon Coast on the U.S. Pacific Coastline will be once again a place to be to watch migrating gray whales passing along the Oregon coast this winter, where visitors ... Read More

One to Five Star Hotels in Taiwan: What it means

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 26, 2018 06:52

The Taiwan Star Hotel Association has the important task of rating hotels. The evaluation for star-rated hotels has five degrees, from one star to five stars with each star having a different ... 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

Airbus appoints Philippe Mhun

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 13, 2018 21:50

Airbus SE  has appointed Philippe Mhun, 56, as Chief Programmes and Services Officer for Airbus Commercial Aircraft, effective 01 January 2019. Mhun, currently Head of Customer Services at Airbus, will ... Read More

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