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Swiss Space Tourism: A ticket to ride for US$100

editor editor- June 14, 2019 21:47

Boris Otter, future space tourist, is creating a federation of astronaut enthusiasts: an extraordinary opportunity where 5 winning individuals will receive a ticket for space in one of the first ... Read More

World unites to fight against cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- June 11, 2019 18:25

Thousands of people across the globe have come together protesting against the potential building of a controversial cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro, a World’s Heritage Site. In March 2019 Tanzania’s ... Read More

World’s largest luxury cruise company spewing air pollution to the extreme

editor editor- June 7, 2019 01:18

The world’s largest luxury cruise operator, Carnival Corporation, emitted more pollution in the form of nearly 10 times more sulphur oxide (SOX) around European coasts than did all 260 million ... Read More

China warns students planning to study in US to ‘strengthen risk assessment’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 23:45

The government of China warned its citizens on Monday of the risk in planning to study abroad at an American university, advising them to prepare for additional challenges in applying ... Read More

Russian visitors are coming to Asia Pacific in record numbers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 30, 2019 05:01

It’s a boom time for Russian arrivals in Asia-Pacific (APAC) countries, thanks to a doubling in seat capacity on direct flights from Russia to selected APAC destinations. Total international arrivals ... Read More

Embraer Praetor 600 now triple-certified by EASA and FAA

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 00:20

Embraer announced today that the company's new Praetor 600 super-midsize business jet was granted its Type Certificate by EASA (European Union Aviation Safety Agency) and by the FAA (Federal Aviation ... 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

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

Travel Oregon’s “Only Slightly Exaggerated” campaign

editor editor- April 6, 2019 02:47

Inspired by the viral success of the "Only Slightly Exaggerated" campaign last spring, Travel Oregon is launching part two of the animated campaign that gives viewers a creative glimpse of ... Read More

What smart travelers know

editor editor- April 5, 2019 02:56

A record-breaking number of Americans are traveling, but most are unprepared for the journey - more than 90% of US travelers don't know their rights, according to AirHelp, advocate for ... Read More

Airbus received 58 orders for jets in March

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 16:23

Airbus received orders for 58 jetliners in March – led by the A350 XWB widebody family in transactions that included a new customer; while delivering 74 aircraft to 40 customers ... 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

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

New Delhi welcomes new Qatar Visa Center

editor editor- March 27, 2019 23:33

At the new Qatar Visa Center in New Delhi, India, work visa applicants for the State of Qatar will be able to sign on work contracts digitally, enroll their biometrics, ... Read More

U.S. Visa for Cubans: Cuban tourists face harsh restrictions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 16, 2019 05:34

The U.S. Embassy in Cuba posted a bomb-shell message on their website today, punishing Cuban citizen and the travel and tourism trade between Cuba and the United States. The message ... Read More

Alaska Airlines flies nonstop to Everett’s Paine Field from Silicon Valley’s Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 19:10

Alaska Airlines today launched nonstop service to Paine Field-Snohomish County Airport (PAE) in Everett, Washington from Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC). Paine Field is Alaska’s newest destination and the ... Read More

Air freight – worst performance in the last three years

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 00:30

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight ton kilometers (FTKs), decreased 1.8% in January 2019, compared to the ... Read More

World’s most “punctual” airlines (the results are sad)

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 20:25

Any passenger planning on boarding a long-haul flight, which includes any flight that requires five or more hours of travel time, should brace themselves for delays and disruptions. A new ... Read More

Travel Marketing To and Protecting Visiting Children

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- March 3, 2019 17:38

One of the most difficult segments of the tourism industry to which to market protect the children or young adult segment, In reality, this segment breaks down into at least four sub-segments, and each ... Read More

FAA changes environmental review of Charlotte-Douglas International Airport runway

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019 18:05

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has decided to convert the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed new runway and other projects at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport (CLT) to an Environmental ... Read More

Star Alliance partners with Skyscanner

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 19:15

Star Alliance, the world’s largest airline alliance, has partnered with Skyscanner, the world’s travel search engine, to allow travellers visiting the Star Alliance website to search for flights, view airfares ... Read More

Air Astana reports $5.3 million net profit in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 19:05

Air Astana has declared unaudited net profit for 2018 of US$5.3m, driven by higher revenues and higher jet fuel costs. Total airline revenue rose by 10% to US$840.8 million. Capacity ... Read More

Beverly Hills hosts annual Celebrate Tourism Breakfast

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 20:05

Yesterday, Beverly Hills Conference & Visitors Bureau (BHCVB) held a breakfast at the Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills for City business leaders, hoteliers and local government officials where future trends in ... Read More

The Future of MICE: Interview with IMEX CEO Carina Bauer

Frank Tetzel Frank Tetzel- January 18, 2019 07:54

CEO of the IMEX Group Carina Bauer graduated from Oxford University, UK, in Politics, Philosophy and Economics in 1998, Carina began her career in retail and catering – setting up ... Read More

Kenya Airways to make daily flights to Seychelles as of February

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 16, 2019 07:51

Seychelles will be more accessible to the outside world starting February 6, 2019, as Kenya Airways introduces additional flights to its services, operating on a daily basis between the exotic ... Read More

IATA chief: Flat air freight demand growth is a big disappointment

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

Newly released IATA data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight ton kilometers (FTKs), was flat (0%) in November 2018, compared to the same period the ... Read More

Why travel to Alaska in the Winter?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018 21:11

The U.S. State of Alaska is known to be a popular summer destination. It's widely known Alaska is very cold and dark in the winter, but nowadays this doesn't stop visitors ... Read More

Travel better with children during the holidays

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2018 10:25

Millions of North Americans travel for the holidays to spend time with family and friends, many with children in tow. Of those travelers who responded to a recent Travel Trends ... Read More

Israel: A vibrant market for hospitality investment

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2018 09:25

The inaugural Israel Hotel Investment Summit (IHIS) took place at the Hilton Tel Aviv in November 2018. Part of the International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF), the conference created an environment ... 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

United Airlines takes restaurant-quality dining higher

editor editor- October 14, 2015 22:35

CHICAGO, IL – United Airlines is unveiling new premium-cabin and United Economy meal and snack options this fall, offering more customers delicious new chef-inspired dishes on flights throughout Nor Read More

Why Chinese tourists travel to Hawaii, Guam or Saipan

editor editor- July 31, 2014 16:14

United States Pacific Islands are new hot destinations for the lucrative Chinese outbound travel market. Read More

Americans projected to take fewer and shorter trips this summer

editor editor- May 25, 2009 04:39

With the summer vacation season officially beginning this weekend, the recession-racked travel industry is aiming to lure economically insecure Americans with all kinds of enticing offers, from reduce Read More