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Brazil Corporate Travel and Cruise Specialist AZ Travel joins UNIGLOBE

editor editor- November 26, 2019 21:13

UNIGLOBE Travel has expanded its network in South America with the addition of UNIGLOBE AZ Travel in Curitiba. Owned by Alessandro Azevedo, UNIGLOBE AZ Travel has been in business since ... Read More

Le Méridien Hotels: European summer promotion

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 20:47

Le Méridien is an upscale, international hotel brand with a European perspective, formerly headquartered in France and in the United Kingdom. The brand was acquired by US-based Starwood Hotels & ... Read More

Carnival Corporation: Panama Canal sailings

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 12, 2019 19:00

Carnival Corporation brands have 26 ships and over 70 voyages scheduled to sail tourists to the Panama Canal. Six of Carnival Corporation's global cruise line brands will sail partially or ... Read More

Holiday Inn new marketing campaign is launched

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 10, 2019 19:41

IHG Hotels & Resorts announces the launch of a global marketing campaign for the company's two largest brands, Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Express. We're there, a new, unified communications ... Read More

American Airlines launches daily Munich-Dallas/Fort Worth service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019 15:45

American Airlines is expanding its long-haul services to and from Munich: Effective immediately, the carrier is offering daily flights with a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner to the Dallas/Fort Worth metropolitan area ... Read More

Sonesta Hotels announces its new credit card

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019 19:09

Sonesta International Hotels Corporation launched the new Sonesta World Mastercard® to reward loyal guests and Sonesta Travel Pass members in the United States. Offered in partnership with Bank of America, ... Read More

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts to restore Cartagena’s architectural gems

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019 17:57

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, and San Francisco Investments, a subsidiary of Valorem, a business group with ownership of Colombia's leading players in media, entertainment, retail and renewable resources, announce ... Read More

Art Cities Exchange 2019 to welcome leisure, luxury and MICE industry players

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 28, 2019 21:58

Art Cities Exchange (ACE) 2019 will see the presence of 90 international buyers from the leisure, luxury, and MICE sectors from Europe, the USA, Canada, South America, the UAE, and ... Read More

Fraport Raises Stake in Lima Airport to 80 Percent

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019 09:10

Fraport AG has purchased a further 10-percent stake in Lima Airport Partners S.R.L. (LAP) – operator consortium of Jorge Chavez International Airport Lima – from AC Capitales’ Infrastructure Fund, which ... Read More

Russia now has visa-free travel agreement with all 12 South American countries

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019 02:10

Russians need no entry visas to visit all the 12 South American countries now that a bilateral visa-free travel agreement with Suriname came into force, Russian Foreign Ministry's spokeswoman said ... Read More

ICCA: Colombia is in top 30 countries for meetings tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 20:04

The annual ranking by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) revealed that Colombia is included in the top 30 countries who host international congresses. Last year, Colombia hosted 147 ... Read More

ATTES: Changing the Face of Africa together with the African Tourism Board

Dr. Darlington Muzeza Dr. Darlington Muzeza- May 14, 2019 01:49

The African Tourism Board is planning to partner with Africa’s Trade, Transport and Energy Summit  (ATTES) to make sure travel and tourism are not overlooked by the largest summit ever held in Africa. ... Read More

Airbus first in the Americas: Azul A330neo

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 13, 2019 08:02

he first A330neo of the Americas has been delivered to Azul Linhas Aéreas on lease from Avolon, becoming the first airline from the Americas to fly the A330-900. The aircraft ... Read More

American Airlines adds flights to the South

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 00:40

Winter begins in just 226 days, but don’t worry — American Airlines has you covered with more ways than ever to get somewhere warm. Two new destinations will join the ... Read More

LATAM named Best Global Airline in South America

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019 22:23

LATAM Airlines Group was named for the second year running as the 'Best Global Airline in South America' in the Passenger Experience Association of Airlines (APEX) Passenger Choice Awards in ... Read More

Hotelbeds: 43,000 unique hotel contracts across the Americas market

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 4, 2019 19:20

Hotelbeds has confirmed, ahead of its MarketHub Americas event, it has 43,000 uniquely contracted hotels in the Americas region, including North, Central and South America. These figures are in part ... Read More

Brazilian GOL Airlines announces its 15th international destination

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 19:15

GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A., Brazil's domestic airline, announced today the expansion of its international network with regular flights to Lima, Peru. This will be the 15th international destination that ... Read More

Tanzania government sticks to its fists over privatized state hotels

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 30, 2019 20:58

The Tanzania government once again warned investors over a possible re-possession of poorly-performing hotels and lodges in northern Tanzania wildlife parks after owners failed to provide quality services and a ... Read More

Visa waiver leads to spike in bookings to Brazil

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019 17:00

Brazil’s visa waiver policy announced in March is already generating positive results. Recent data from a study done by Amadeus Group shows a significant increase in the number of reservations ... Read More

Machu Picchu Pueblo: First 100% sustainable Latin America city

editor editor- April 19, 2019 01:51

Machu Picchu Pueblo is the first city in Latin America to sustainably manage 100% of its solid waste. Through the process of pyrolysis, in which the waste is decomposed at ... Read More

Princess Cruises returns to Tahiti in 2020

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019 18:40

In 2020, Princess Cruises guests will enjoy the welcoming spirit and idyllic islands of French Polynesia when the cruise line returns to Tahiti with the intimate Pacific Princess, offering a ... Read More

Wings Travel Management Appoints Chief Operating Officer: Asia Pacific based in Singapore

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2019 13:35

Wings Travel Management , a leading global travel management company providing business travel services to clients in the finance, construction, security, energy and marine sectors, has appointed Sonja Hamman to the ... Read More

Tourists are cashing in on Argentina’s economic woes

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019 15:22

International travelers are flocking to Argentina, taking advantage of the poorly performing peso to boost the value of their holiday spending money, according to latest data. Bookings for March to ... Read More

TAP Air Portugal cuts the ribbon for its first A321LR

editor editor- April 5, 2019 18:59

Lisbon-based TAP Air Portugal has taken delivery of its first of twelve A321LRs on order, becoming the first airline to operate a combined A330neo and A321LR fleet. The A321LR is ... Read More

US citizen international departures up 6% in 2018

editor editor- April 4, 2019 02:47

U.S. air travel to overseas markets totaled 41.8 million, up nine percent for the year. Regional results were: Europe, 17.7 million travelers, up 12 percent Caribbean, 8.3 million travelers, up five percent Asia, ... Read More

Princess Cruises And Fincantieri Sign Contracts For Two Next-Generation Cruise Ships

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019 19:30

Princess Cruises and Fincantieri announced today the signing of the final contracts for the construction of two next-generation 175,000-ton cruise ships, which will be the largest ships ever built so far ... Read More

Follow travel journalists of “The Bucket List Family”

editor editor- March 26, 2019 22:01

The Bucket List Family is a family of five, including three small children, who travel the world together documenting and sharing their adventures. The family will travel with LATAM Airlines ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines CEO believes in The New Spirit of Africa and pledges to work with Boeing

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 25, 2019 07:53

Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO, Ethiopian Airlines issued a statement today. He wrote: "It has been more than two weeks since the tragic crash of Ethiopian Airlines flight 302. The heartbreak for ... Read More

IMEX Policy Forum puts future city development front and center

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 16:01

Policy makers from national and regional governments worldwide will explore The Business of Placemaking with leading business events industry professionals at this year’s IMEX Policy Forum. This year the annual ... Read More

2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 15:42

Trade tensions and populist undercurrents continue to dominate the global economic climate. Combined with the threat of stringent and inconsistent monetary policies looming over markets, international businesses are under more ... 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

Travel professionals take over Javits

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- March 2, 2019 21:04

If you happened to walk by the Javits Convention Center in January, you would have found thousands of travel professionals dashing to and from dozens of travel-related events. It started ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board, joined by trade partners and airlines, promote Seychelles in key Brazilian cities

editor editor- February 27, 2019 22:04

Seychelles’ visibility in Brazil received an added boost last week as a result of the Seychelles roadshow, organized annually in the four major Brazilian cities by the Seychelles Tourism Board ... Read More

Best hotels in the world named

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019 16:30

The 14th annual It List, a selection of the best new and renovated hotels in the world, was released today. Each year travel experts check in to hundreds of new ... Read More

Marriott Bonvoy: Marriott International introduces new travel program

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 21:30

Marriott International is launching a global marketing campaign introducing Marriott Bonvoy, the new name that replaces Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m9hjvISsDWg&feature=youtu.be The campaign celebrates ... Read More

CTO: Caribbean tourism is on the upswing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 21:30

The Caribbean tourism sector is projected to record strong growth in 2019 on the heels of a stronger-than-expected performance last year. The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), the authority on regional ... Read More