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Airbus and SAS Scandinavian Airlines sign hybrid and electric aircraft research agreement

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 16:40

Airbus has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with SAS Scandinavian Airlines for hybrid and electric aircraft eco-system and infrastructure requirements research. The MoU was signed by Grazia Vittadini, Chief ... Read More

Khiri Travel announces executive changes

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 02:00

Asian DMC, Khiri Travel has announced senior executive changes. Effective 1 July, Herman Hoven will become the new Chief Executive Officer of Khiri Travel. Hoven is currently General Manager of ... Read More

Italian Exhibition Group ends first quarter on an upswing

editor editor- May 15, 2019 01:31

The Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) is growing in every sector. The rises on 2017 were confirmed recently by the 2018 financial statement figures, with double-digit growth: 10.8 million euros net ... 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

Silicon Valley Tech executive becomes CTO for Bidroom hotel platform

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 16:45

Maurizio Tripi has joined the Board of Directors of Bidroom - the no-commission hotel platform - to speed up the company’s technology innovation as the new Chief Technology Officer. Scalability ... Read More

Mediterranean Resort & Hotel Real Estate Forum returns to Greece

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 15:24

Now in its fifth year, the Mediterranean Resort & Hotel Real Estate Forum (MR&H) will return to Greece for the second year in succession this October. The event, hosted by ... Read More

Antigua and Barbuda strengthens its partner relations for win-win solutions for the upcoming cruise season 2019/2020

editor editor- April 12, 2019 18:33

Antigua & Barbuda’s Tourism Delegation led by the Hon. H. Charles Fernandez held a series of meetings with the country’s critical cruise line Partners  at Seatrade Cruise Global, the cruise ... Read More

Boeing announces trio of leadership moves

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019 19:30

Boeing today announced three leadership moves aimed at further strengthening the company's global presence and partnerships: - Marc Allen named senior vice president of Boeing and president of Embraer Partnership ... Read More

Tourism teacher holds Spirit of Hospitality workshop in Cambodian Jungle

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 17:13

A leading Bangkok university delivered a series of hospitality skill building workshops to local tourism service providers in the ecotourism front line at Botum Sakor national park, western Cambodia, 2-5 ... Read More

Japan puts its yen where its tourism destination is

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- March 16, 2019 02:05

Japan is continuing its interest and involvement in the Indian tourism field and expects to fund more projects to boost the infrastructure, especially in the Buddhist circuit. In the past, ... Read More

Air Asia establishes global venture capital fund

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 4, 2019 14:05

AirAsia's digital venture arm, RedBeat Ventures, announced it is establishing a global venture capital fund, RedBeat Capital, alongside a strategic partnership with 500 Startups, a leading startup accelerator and venture ... Read More

Boeing and Embraer partnership now approved

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019 14:05

The proposed strategic partnership between Boeing and Embraer was approved today by Embraer's shareholders during an Extraordinary General Shareholders' Meeting held at the company's headquarters in Brazil. At the special meeting, ... Read More

Inter Continental Hotels takes over Six Senses Hotels Resorts & Spas

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- February 26, 2019 01:52

The Seychelles-based Zil Pasyon luxury resort on Felicite Island is among the properties which changes hands recently in a US$300 million buyout of the luxury hotel group by the InterContinental ... Read More

Perth Convention Bureau CEO quits

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 19:25

Paul Beeson has announced he is stepping down as Chief Executive Officer of the Perth Convention Bureau after more than eight years in the role and eleven years with the ... Read More

East African regional airlines battle to take over the African skies

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 19, 2019 06:21

East  African regional airlines are now fighting a winning and losing battle over the African skies which Kenya Airways, Ethiopian Airlines and South African Airways have been commanding for decades ... Read More

Enterprise car rental to take over Deem

editor editor- January 17, 2019 21:32

Enterprise Holdings will acquire travel technology company Deem. Read More

Boeing invests in Isotropic System

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 16, 2019 08:02

Isotropic Systems is a London-based startup pioneering next-generation solutions to better connect people and enterprises around the globe. Seattle based airline production company Boening is investing in this company. By ... Read More

Myanmar-India Business Summit indicates tourism cooperation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 15, 2019 06:57

There are growing links between India and Myanmar in tourism. Visiting Consul General of India Mr Nandan Singh Bhaisora ppointed out the growing ties, trade and business links between the ... Read More

Nassau Airport Development Company to release Airport Hotel RFP

editor editor- January 14, 2019 22:09

Nassau Airport Development Company provides opportunity to design, finance, build and operate facility at Lynden Pindling International Airport.  Read More

Greek Tourism puts its money where its mouth is

editor editor- December 29, 2018 00:59

Greek Tourism is contributing over 400 million euros to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to help boost tourism in the country. Read More

IATA: Airlines heading for a decade in the black

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 12, 2018 06:30

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) forecasts the global airline industry net profit to be $35.5 billion in 2019, slightly ahead of the $32.3 billion expected net profit in 2018 ... Read More

New CEO of consumers and new ventures at Travelport

editor editor- April 29, 2010 08:49

Travelport Limited announced todaythat Michael Buhr has been hired to become the company's new CEO of consumer and new ventures. Read More

Change taking place, but not quick enough’

editor editor- March 23, 2008 03:59

KOCHI: “Governments across the world should shift their focus from growth to yield to carry forward the agenda of Responsible Tourism (RT),” says Harold Goodwin, Director of the International Centre ... Read More