Tag: workforce

Airbus Canada ‘pleased with union ratification vote by A220 workforce’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019 18:05

Airbus Canada Limited Partnership is very pleased that its International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) unionized employees at Mirabel, Québec, have announced that they have ratified the proposed ... Read More

Canada announces new Heritage Lighthouse designations

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 22:10

Canada's heritage places reflect the rich and varied heritage of the nation and provide an opportunity for Canadians to learn more about Canada's diverse history. Today, Rodger Cuzner, Member of ... Read More

Etihad Airways and Swae to launch artificial intelligence-powered crowd-sourcing platform

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019 16:15

Etihad Airways (Etihad), the national airline of the UAE, and Swae, a startup based in Vancouver, have partnered to launch iFikra, an artificial intelligence-powered platform aimed at unlocking the full ... Read More

Meetings and hospitality dealing with profound changes, from mergers to demographics

editor editor- June 11, 2019 01:31

“Over 5,000 associations are headquartered in the Greater DC area. They are a significant segment of the meetings industry, making major contributions to the American economy and to its political, ... Read More

IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards announced winners

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 10, 2019 09:10

Nominations for the awards were adjudicated by a panel of four judges: Angela Gittens, Director General, Airports Council International; Gloria Guevara, President and CEO, World Travel and Tourism Council; Mark ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there

editor editor- June 5, 2019 00:18

Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association President and CEO was the first to speak at the U.S. Travel Association’s IPW Press Conference held at the 51st edition held on Tuesday, June ... Read More

President Clinton and Minster Bartlett discuss Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019 03:37

Jamaica Minister for Tourism, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett, met today with former United States President Bill Clinton at the ongoing 4th meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Action Network ... Read More

Hilton: 200th hotel opening in the China market

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019 19:13

Hilton ushered in a milestone in its China market development with the grand opening of its 200th hotel -- Canopy Chengdu. The Chinese market is a top priority for Hilton ... Read More

Winners of IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards announced

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019 05:09

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the winners of the inaugural IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards in three categories: Inspirational Role Model: Christine Ourmières-Widener, CEO, Flybe High Flyer Award: ... Read More

Aviation leaders assemble in Seoul for IATA’s 75th Annual General Meeting

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 19:40

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that leaders of the global air transport industry are gathering in Seoul, Republic of Korea, for the 75th IATA Annual General Meeting (AGM) ... Read More

Newest Delta Sky Club evokes eclectic Austin

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 00:15

Just in time for summer travel, the newest Delta Sky Club and first at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport will open for business on May 21. "Building on our unmatched operational excellence, ... Read More

Driving to Heathrow? Rethink your journey urges former Deputy Mayor of London

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 21:13

Heathrow announced today the appointment of Val Shawcross as Chair of the Heathrow Area Transport Forum (HATF), an independent group established to help improve accessibility and public transport around the ... Read More

National Restaurant Association announces new Executive Vice President

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 01:35

The National Restaurant Association has appointed Sean Kennedy as Executive Vice President of Public Affairs, the Association's senior-most executive in the development and execution of its multi-year advocacy strategy. A ... Read More

EscapeMaker to host all women-led first-ever Virtual Agritourism Conference

editor editor- May 9, 2019 22:39

Fourteen women industry experts join forces to create an evergreen educational resource for innkeepers, farmers, winemakers, craft beverage producers and ag-related destinations to grow their businesses. EscapeMaker.com, a guide to ... Read More

Airbus: Limited or no aerospace experience? No problem!

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 20:20

Airbus has launched two new hiring programs designed to employ applicants with little-to-no aviation or aerospace experience. The two programs, FlightPath9 and Fast Track, are intended to train participants for ... Read More

FlyArystan: The world’s newest low fare airline

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019 08:47

FlyArystan, the world’s newest low fare, high-quality airline from Kazakh flag carrier Air Astana, takes to the skies today, for its first revenue flights from Almaty International Airport. The airline ... Read More

Indian graduates to obtain EASA Cabin Crew Attestation for the first time

editor editor- April 26, 2019 19:28

Cabin Crew Europe in association with GMR Aviation Academy, is all set to deliver EASA approved Cabin Crew Initial Training Courses in India. This is a first for India, with ... Read More

FAA provides aviation careers to people with disabilities

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 22:08

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced a pilot program to help prepare people with disabilities for careers in air traffic operations. A key focus for the FAA’s Office of ... Read More

Ethiopia, Rwanda and Uganda: Top 10 improved world travel destinations

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 10, 2019 00:59

Three Eastern African nations have emerged among the top ten fastest-growing destinations for tourism in the world. The 2019 annual report compiled by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) ... Read More

U.S. Travel applauds introduction of JOLT Act

editor editor- April 9, 2019 22:57

Have you heard of the JOLT Act? JOLT stands for Jobs Originated through Launching Travel. The Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy for the U.S. Travel Association, Tori ... Read More

Reimagining tourism for the future

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019 17:06

In the last decade or so, tourism has positioned itself as a critical variable in the development planning space and the development discourse globally. Today businesses, governments, international organizations as ... Read More

IMEX Frankfurt invites agency directors to join senior, private forum

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019 16:35

Nearly 90% of companies believe human skills are a critical capability for the future, but only 33% have talent practices in place to drive these skills, according to a PwC ... Read More

India International Hotel, Travel and Tourism Research Conference brings industry experts together

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- March 1, 2019 01:14

Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology inaugurated the 9th India International Hotel, Travel and Tourism Research Conference (IIHTTRC) supported by National Assessment & Accreditation Council, as well ... Read More

IATA launches new Diversity & Inclusion Awards

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019 20:30

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the launch of the IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards’ to recognize and encourage industry excellence. Three categories of leadership in gender diversity and ... Read More

Italian recognition for tourism excellence

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 26, 2019 02:22

The XXIV edition of “Premio Excellent” takes place every year in conjunction with the BIT Tourism Fair in Milan conceived by Mario Mancini and promoted by the magazine Master Meeting. ... Read More

Nation’s governors convene in Washington for NGA Winter Meeting

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019 17:25

Nearly all of the nation’s governors are joining more than 1,500 guests, including leaders from business, the nonprofit sector and governments around the world, for the National Governors Association’s 111th ... Read More

IMEX Frankfurt Association Day centers on high value insights & inspiration

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019 16:30

“I’m always looking for support with innovation and Association Day provides the perfect opportunity to get new ideas.” Danielle Michel, Director of Corporate Program at the Airports Council International European ... Read More

Governors to welcome global business, government leaders to Washington

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019 17:28

Dozens of the nation’s governors will join leaders from business, the nonprofit sector and global governments for the National Governors Association’s 111th annual Winter Meeting, a showcase for the best ... Read More

Dubai Tourism elevates customer service training

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 15:32

Dubai College of Tourism (DCT), a department of Dubai’s Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), continues to evolve and strengthen its guest relations and customer service training capabilities ... Read More

‘Bleisure’ travel is on the rise

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 19:40

As millennials make up a growing share of the workforce, they've begun to capitalize on a new, unofficial work perk. "Bleisure" travel – the trend of blending business with leisure ... Read More

WTTC Brexit Warning: 700.000 travel tourism jobs at risk in Europe

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 4, 2019 00:39

Over 300,000 jobs could be at risk in the Travel & Tourism sector in the United Kingdom and almost 400,000 in Europe if the UK leaves the EU without a ... Read More

Top meeting trends for 2019 revealed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2019 20:26

The speed of life and business is laser fast today, communication devices intrude constantly, and lifestyles have adjusted accordingly. This includes when in meeting environments. But we’ve also learned that ... Read More

TSA Union: Government shutdown threatens aviation security!

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 17:25

American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. today issued the following statement: "As the representative of the more than 45,000 Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) who perform ... Read More

Transcript for NACTA Red Alert: How safe is flying during U.S. government shut down?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 24, 2019 18:53

The FAA is looking for experienced air traffic controllers. This is already true in normal times. Today the NACTA website shows a red alert on the National Air Traffic Controllers ... Read More

New WTTC report identifies global megatrends for travel and tourism 

editor editor- January 23, 2019 23:42

A new report by World Travel & Tourism Council identifies opportunities and risks for travel and tourism.  Read More

Consumer trends that will shape hospitality industry in 2019 revealed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019 20:25

A new study, that reveals the top consumer trends that will shape the hospitality industry in 2019 and beyond, was released today. The hospitality industry is always reinventing itself, constantly ... Read More