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Pilot killed after plane crashes into river at Polish airshow

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019 17:20

The terrifying moment when a two-seat light aircraft crashed into a river after a stunt-gone-wrong at an airshow in the city of Płock in Poland was caught on camera. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FlYABq7vm3s ... Read More

4000 tourism leaders will meet at Uzakrota Travel Summit Istanbul

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 18:10

Uzakrota Travel Summit, an important international tourism sector event, will be organized for the 6th time in Istanbul. The Summit will take place at the Hilton Istanbul Bosphorus in Istanbul ... Read More

Tourism in Tel Aviv is one big party this week with Eurovision

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019 08:21

Tourism is booming in Tel Aviv this week with hotels sold out, residents staying with relatives to rent their rooms and apartments for inflated rates - and almost every rate ... Read More

Russia to use Fan-IDs (again) as visas for 2020 UEFA Euro Cup visitors

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 01:40

Upper house of the Russian parliament, the Federation Council, have passed on Monday a bill allowing foreign tourists with Fan-IDs to travel to Russia without entry visas for matches of ... 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

Wizz Air expands routes

editor editor- March 4, 2019 20:33

Based on data from Statistics Denmark, over 13,000 Ukrainians live in Denmark, with more than half of this population living in Jutland, in which Billund Airport lies at the heart. Kiev ... Read More

Europe’s most successful B2B luxury travel show opens new site in Prague from June 2-5, 2019

editor editor- February 19, 2019 21:18

The loop concept has proven itself over the years as a consistent value proposition for carefully determined markets.  It stands for a quality format that has set new standards within ... Read More

EU airline passenger law: “Lazy” stereotype holds true for American travelers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 20:30

More than 90 percent of U.S. travelers do not know their rights when it comes to airline compensation, and of those that do, it takes them a long time to ... Read More

Romanian tourism booming in Israel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 27, 2018 18:20

Romania has become the main country in Eastern Europe as a source of tourists for Israel, surpassing even Poland, a country that has constantly topped the rankings during the past ... Read More

UNIGLOBE recognizes top-performing member TMCs worldwide

editor editor- December 14, 2018 11:43

Uniglobe Travel International has awarded 2019 UNIGLOBE Chairman’s Circle status to 23 Travel Management Companies Read More

Sacred places: Many spiritual sites can be visited via cruise ship

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 14, 2018 09:50

There are 100+ cruise itineraries that provide access to sacred places – worldwide sites of healing, guidance, and divine inspiration. The significance of these hallowed sites cannot be expressed in ... Read More

Top international countries and events at 40th SIGEP

editor editor- December 12, 2018 11:34

The appointment at SIGEP 2019 already has the participation of over 20 countries scheduled Read More

What Marriott told victims of massive security crime? Transcript of an email to hotel guests

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 9, 2018 14:49

A massive database breach was reported by Marriott Hotels and Resorts at their Starwood brand on November 30. In the meantime, Marriott Security procedures had been in the global spotlight ... Read More

New check post on Danube River bridge will connect Bulgaria with Romania

editor editor- April 25, 2013 06:32

SOFIA, Bulgaria – The Bulgarian caretaker government has approved an intergovernmental agreement for opening up a new checkpoint with Romania at the Danube River bridge that links Vidin to Calafat ... Read More

Romanian tourism to promote family ties between British royalty and Dracula

editor editor- November 6, 2012 06:53

The Romanian tourist board plans to promote the alleged family ties between British royalty and the tyrant who inspired Dracula to entice more UK visitors to the country. Read More

Romania plans dictator Ceausescu tourism trail

editor editor- August 18, 2011 06:04

Romania hopes to attract more tourists by highlighting the places which played an important role in its communist past. Read More

Romanian tourism market report released

editor editor- January 3, 2011 03:40

After a considerable fall in the number of foreign visitor arrivals in 2009 (down an annual 14%), the most recent data for January-August 2010 shows an improving trend but the ... Read More

France deports nearly 100 Gypsies to Romania

editor editor- August 20, 2010 06:29

PARIS – France expelled nearly 100 Gypsies, or Roma, to their native Romania on Thursday as part of a very public effort by conservative President Nicolas Sarkozy to dismantle Roma ... Read More

Destination news: Romania presents new brand at World Expo in Shanghai

editor editor- August 2, 2010 04:37

(eTN) - During the “Day of Romania,” celebrated at the World Expo in Shanghai, Elena Udrea, Romania’s Minister for Regional Development and Tourism, officially launched the new logo and brand ... Read More

Romanian flag carrier joins SkyTeam

editor editor- June 26, 2010 03:14

BUCHAREST, Romania - TAROM Romanian Air Transport officially joined the SkyTeam global airline alliance at a ceremony held in Bucharest today. Read More

20 years after execution Ceausescu still draws tourists

editor editor- December 23, 2009 06:19

BUCHAREST — Twenty years after his execution by firing squad, Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu still attracts the tourists despite lingering memories of his despotic regime. Read More

Skal International Bucharest celebrates 10th birthday

editor editor- November 25, 2009 08:34

Romanian Skål members gathered at the Stirbey Palace in Buftea on October 17, 2009 for the 10th Anniversary celebration of the foundation of the club. Read More

Romania’s tourism declines 18.7% in September

editor editor- November 5, 2009 04:18

Wednesday, Romania's National Institute of Statistics announced that the total tourist arrivals in to the country decreased 18.7% year-on-year in September, compared to the 10.1% fall in the previous Read More

Romanian Tourism Minister’s public funds use investigated

editor editor- July 29, 2009 06:07

Romania’s Chamber of Deputies has approved creation of a committee to investigate how Tourism Minister Elena Udrea has spent public money. Read More

Brown bears moved to avoid tourists in Romania

editor editor- June 18, 2009 04:11

BUCHAREST — Romanian authorities at the Sinaia mountain resort have launched an operation to relocate around 25 brown bears, who have become a new and dangerous tourist attraction, a local ... Read More

Malev expands Romania network

editor editor- March 31, 2009 08:20

Malev will launched its fifth route to Romania as its summer timetable came into force, beginning March 29, 2009. Read More

Romania and Zambia inks open skies deal with Singapore

editor editor- December 2, 2008 09:17

Travel from Singapore to Romania and Zambia has just become a lot easier, as the three have cinched two separate Open Skies Agreements (OSAs) to allow full flexibility on air ... Read More

You can’t hide the trash from the tourism

editor editor- September 4, 2008 02:22

Holiday stations are not so crowded because of the authorities’ and economic agents’ disregard. Read More

Romania’s first exclusive tourist complex to open in a former ammunition warehouse

editor editor- August 4, 2008 04:07

Bega Group, owned by businessmen Marius and Emil Cristescu will finalize this autumn in Orastie (central Romania) the first stage of the investment in Arsenal Park, Romania’s first exclusive complex Read More

Ilie Carabulea plans to set up an airline company

editor editor- March 25, 2008 02:40

Ilie Carabulea, owner of Atlassib Sibiu bus transport company, plans to change his transportation strategy by setting up an airline company, called Transilvania Air. “I have had the airline operator ... Read More

Romanian airline orders two Boeing 737-800s, rights to two others

editor editor- February 6, 2008 02:23

SEATTLE - The Boeing Company has announced an order for two 737-800 passenger jets from Blue Air Transport Aerian of Romania. The low-cost airline also has obtained purchase rights to ... Read More