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Disney Cruise Line: Fall 2020 tropical destinations

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019 21:50

In fall 2020, Disney Cruise Line will enchant guests of all ages with Halloween and winter holiday celebrations on sailings departing from New York, California, Texas and Florida. The 2020 fall season offers a range ... Read More

Bugoma Forest must remain, says Uganda’s President, but conservationists not celebrating just yet

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- May 18, 2019 17:45

Following a sustained campaign over a court ruling to lease Bugoma Forest to Hoima Sugar Works last month, Uganda President Museveni has pronounced that Bugoma Forest must remain. This follows ... Read More

Union: WestJet sale leaves frontline staff exposed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 01:12

Unifor will continue to stand up for frontline WestJet workers as the airline is sold to Onex Corporation, a takeover specialist with a long history of cost cutting and restructuring ... Read More

Wynn Resorts ends takeover talks with Australia’s Crown Resorts

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 9, 2019 18:05

Wynn Resorts released the following statement today: "Following the premature disclosure of preliminary discussions, Wynn Resorts has terminated all discussions with Crown Resorts concerning any transaction." Shares of Melbourne-based Crown ... Read More

‘Unnecessary and potentially damaging’: TSA union opposes Atlanta Airport legislation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019 00:20

Yesterday, over the opposition of the Atlanta City Council, Atlanta community groups, and the nation's largest federal employee union, the Georgia State Senate voted to pass SB 131 – the ... Read More

Strike at Nairobi International airport to protest Kenya Airways

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 29, 2019 14:50

A Kenya workers union doesn't want Kenya Airways' taking over Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA). Kenya Aviation Workers Union (KAWU) will go on strike in the next seven days, saying ... Read More

Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 2, 2018 07:58

Foreign tourist should leave Zimbabwe. After a violent crackdown Tuesday night, a scary calm is returning to portions of Zimbabwe This may not be a constant situation. "Zimbabwe is open for ... Read More

CNMI: U.S. Immigration rules about to destroy tourism on a remote Island territory

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2016 05:00

Yes, it's part of the United States of America, but it's 10 time hours and more than 20 hours travel time away from the U.S. Capital Washington DC. Read More

Ryanair bids for rival Aer Lingus again

editor editor- June 20, 2012 08:33

The budget airline Ryanair has launched another attempt to buy its biggest Irish rival Aer Lingus. Read More

Marriott says takeover of EDITION Hotel Waikiki illegal

editor editor- August 30, 2011 05:47

BETHESDA, Md.- The takeover of the EDITION Hotel Waikiki early Sunday morning by the hotel's owner and affiliated partners was illegal and a blatant violation of Marriott's contractual agreement with Read More

LAN’s takeover of Brazilian Tam possible this year

editor editor- August 23, 2011 05:47

Chilean airline LAN's takeover of Brazil's TAM could be completed by the end of this year, chief operating officer Ignacio Cueto said. Read More

UK tourism industry poised for Middle Eastern takeover

editor editor- November 9, 2010 05:28

Some of the United Kingdom’s most high-profile travel and tourism brands could be purchased by wealthy Middle Eastern businessman, predicts the WTM Global Trends Report today (Monday 8 November). Read More

Aviation news: EU court blocks Aer Lingus takeover by Ryanair

editor editor- July 7, 2010 03:38

LUXEMBOURG - Irish low-cost airline Ryanair Holdings PLC Tuesday lost its court battle with the European Commission over whether it can take over rival Aer Lingus Group PLC. Read More

Air Berlin approved to takeover TUIfly city route sector

editor editor- September 9, 2009 02:22

The German Federal Cartel Office has decided that Air Berlin will be allowed to take over the city flights network of the Hapag-Lloyd Fluggesellschaft mbH (TUIfly) airline, starting with the ... Read More

Lufthansa completes takeover of Austrian Airlines

editor editor- September 4, 2009 04:58

FRANKFURT - German flagship airline Deutsche Lufthansa AG has concluded its takeover of Austrian Airlines AG, the airline said Thursday. Read More

Lufthansa given the go-ahead to takeover Austrian Airlines

editor editor- August 29, 2009 04:32

The European Commission (EC) approved today the takeover of Austrian Airlines by Deutsche Lufthansa AG of Germany after Lufthansa promised a set of remedies to remove the EC's competition concerns. Read More

China Eastern to merge with Shanghai Airlines through a shares swap

editor editor- July 13, 2009 03:38

China Eastern Airlines Corp., releasing details of its agreed takeover of Shanghai Airlines Co., offered about 9 billion yuan ($1.3 billion) as it seeks to dominate air travel in the ... Read More

EU not likely to approve Lufthansa takeover of Austrian Airlines

editor editor- July 11, 2009 04:40

European Union regulators charged Friday that Lufthansa AG has not done enough to allay antitrust concerns over its bid for Austrian Airlines, and they are now unlikely to approve it ... Read More

EU will open in-depth probe of Lufthansa’s Austrian Airlines takeover

editor editor- July 2, 2009 04:16

FRANKFURT - Deutsche Lufthansa AG said Wednesday the European Commission will start an in-depth anti-trust probe into Lufthansa's planned takeover of Austrian flag carrier Austrian Airlines AG. Read More

Lufthansa closes in on Austrian Airlines takeover

editor editor- May 14, 2009 04:20

VIENNA — More than 85% of Austrian Airlines' shareholders have accepted a public takeover offer by Germany's Lufthansa AG, the struggling carrier said Tuesday. Read More

Feds begin post-9/11 airline watchlist takeover

editor editor- April 3, 2009 04:25

The federal government is finally beginning to take over the job of comparing U.S. Read More

EU probes Lufthansa Brussels Airlines deal

editor editor- January 27, 2009 02:06

BRUSSELS, Belgium — The European Union is investigating whether the proposed takeover of Brussels Airlines by Germany's Lufthansa AG impedes fair and open competition in the airline sector. Read More

Argentine Senate approves takeover of airline

editor editor- December 18, 2008 02:05

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Argentina's Senate has given final legislative approval to a government takeover of Spanish-owned Aerolineas Argentinas. Read More

Estonian ferry group denies airline takeover plan

editor editor- December 2, 2008 03:41

Tallinn - Tallink Group, an Estonian operator of ferries in the Baltic Sea denied press reports Monday that it is preparing to take to the skies as well as the ... Read More

BMI takeover could lead to a full-scale German raid

editor editor- November 3, 2008 05:41

In a hotel conference room in Tokyo, the heads of some of the world’s biggest airlines - Lufthansa, United, All Nippon and SAS - were discussing their biggest headache. Read More

Argentina airline takeover drains cash

editor editor- September 8, 2008 05:33

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Argentina's nationalization of a struggling, Spanish-owned airline brings costly responsibilities that could drain public resources and force fare hikes unless oil prices fal Read More

French airline Air France-KLM’s Alitalia takeover bid breaks down

editor editor- April 4, 2008 02:41

The Alitalia takeover bid by French airline Air France-KLM broke down and the Italian company are now holding an emergency board meeting. Alitalia chairman Maurizio Prato has resigned after the ... Read More

Italian police clash with airline workers protesting Alitalia takeover

editor editor- March 19, 2008 03:18

Italian riot police and several hundred Alitalia Airline maintenance employees have clashed in Rome as workers protested job losses threatened by the Airline's pending sale to Air France-KLM. Read More

Alitalia board approves Air France-KLM takeover deal

editor editor- March 17, 2008 04:30

ROME — The board of Alitalia after a marathon meeting approved early Sunday a formal takeover offer put forward by Air France-KLM, placing a very low value on the struggling ... Read More