Tag: world's largest

World’s largest steam locomotive is returning to the rails

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 20:32

The 150th anniversary celebration of the transcontinental railroad's completion isn't over yet. Union Pacific is just gathering steam following its May 9 ceremony in Ogden, Utah, commemorating the anniversary. The newly restored Big Boy ... Read More

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

Boeing unveiled successful environmental strategy results

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019 19:29

In 2018, Boeing unveiled its new environment strategy through 2025 with ambitious goals to innovate products for environmental performance, reduce emissions, waste, and water and energy consumption at work sites, ... Read More

First ever airport drag brunch hosted by United Airlines & OTG

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019 21:07

In support of Pride Month and The Trevor Project, OTG and United Airlines are hosting the first-ever airport DJ Drag Brunch at Newark Liberty International Airport featuring Kennedy Davenport. Produced ... Read More

Rideshare an Uber Submarine: Soon available at Great Barrier Reef

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2019 07:15

Now tourist can explore an incredible underwater at Great Barrier Reef in Australia with the Uber app.  scUber will showcase the world's largest living structure as a biodiverse playground, rich ... Read More

The year of the airports: Travel to the hubs of the future

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 14, 2019 03:02

The year 2019 will be remembered as the year of the inaugurations of large and small strategic airports to satisfy an air demand that by 2035 will touch - according ... Read More

Wyndham Garden enters Philippines with first hotel in Quezon City

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 00:30

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, the world's largest hotel franchising company with approximately 9,200 properties worldwide, is bringing a fresh approach to hospitality in the Philippines with the launch of the ... Read More

RCI announces new Managing Director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 23:42

RCI, the world's largest timeshare vacation exchange network as part of Wyndham Destinations, has announced the appointment of Paul Mulcahy as Managing Director for RCI operations in Europe, the Middle ... Read More

WISeKey, WISeCoin AG and SUNx – Strong Universal Network – sign partnership

editor editor- May 3, 2019 00:41

WISeKey International Holding Ltd (“WISeKey “) (SIX: WIHN), a leading global cybersecurity, Blockchain and IoT company, WISeCoin AG and the SUNx - Strong Universal Network, announced today a partnership to jointly develop a special ... Read More

Carnival’s first LNG-powered AIDAnova cruise ship makes history in Barcelona

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2019 18:40

Carnival Corporation & plc, the world's largest leisure travel company, its Germany-based AIDA Cruises brand and numerous representatives from politics, port-related businesses and tourism today celebrated the first-time arrival of ... Read More

MSC Cruises partners with Martha Stewart

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 22:05

MSC Cruises – the Swiss-based world's largest privately-owned cruise line – is partnering with internationally acclaimed home and lifestyle expert Martha Stewart on new, exclusive culinary and discovery experiences on ... Read More

Plane spotted in California has the size of a football field

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 14, 2019 07:38

The world's largest airplane made its first test flight on Saturday in California. Stratolaunch Systems Corporation, founded by Paul G. Allen, today successfully completed the first flight of the world’s largest all-composite aircraft, the Stratolaunch. With a dual fuselage design and wingspan greater ... Read More

Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai honors Spaceship Earth

editor editor- April 9, 2019 03:11

The Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai joined the Earth Hour celebration this spring emphasizing its commitment to addressing environmental issues for Spaceship Earth - a world view encouraging everyone on the ... Read More

WTTC 19th Global Summit final program: Changemakers including President Obama meet in Seville

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- March 31, 2019 20:05

The World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) will be heading to Seville, Spain this week to attend the  19th Global Summit of WTTC on April 3 and 4. WTTC members are the ... Read More

Jamaica voted one of the best destinations in the world

editor editor- March 27, 2019 22:12

Jamaica has been listed in the Top 25 Best Destinations in the World for 2019 on renowned travel website TripAdvisor. The island is the only country in the Caribbean to ... 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

World’s largest Residence Inn by Marriott opens in Calgary

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 19:50

Marriott International, Inc. has announced the opening of Residence Inn Calgary Downtown/Beltline District, the largest property in the brand’s global portfolio. The Residence Inn Calgary marks the 800th hotel for ... Read More

President Obama, WTTC and the African Tourism Board: A major push for Africa visibility

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 21, 2019 02:05

Africa Tourism is hot right now. Overlooked in the past, the tourism potential of the African continent is now becoming visible. The first African Tourism Board (ATB) is about to be ... Read More

Munich Airport reports 2018 net profit of 150 million euros

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019 16:01

Munich Airport reported a successful 2018 operating year at its annual press conference in Munich today: The 3.8 percent increase in traffic to a total of 46.3 million passengers flying ... Read More

For three days, Madrid was the capital of global air traffic management

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019 22:18

The seventh annual World ATM Congress, held at Feria de Madrid, concluded on Thursday, 14 March. The world's largest air traffic management (ATM) event attracted a record-breaking 9,573 registrants and ... Read More

VIA Outlets to introduce their shopping destinations at World Travel & Tourism Council’s Global Summit

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 17:02

VIA Outlets – the newest and fastest growing owner operator of outlet shopping destinations in Europe – will introduce its exceptional portfolio of destinations at the World Travel & Tourism ... Read More

World’s largest ehnofestival will be held in Riyadh

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 2, 2019 16:20

The World Ethnogames Confederation (Kyrgyzstan) in cooperation with The Camel Club (Saudi-Arabia) are organizing the global event "Nomad Universe" which will be held from March 9-19, 2019 in the framework ... Read More

Best St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations in US named

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2019 16:20

St. Patty's day is a bit of an enigma. Very few people know what they are actually celebrating and the "proper" celebration changes depending on who you ask. A majority ... Read More

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. appoints new Chief Executive Officer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 22:15

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc., a theme park and entertainment company, today announced that it has appointed Gustavo (Gus) Antorcha as Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors, effective ... Read More

Saudi King Abdul Aziz Falconry Festival breaks new Guinness records

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 00:03

King Abdul Aziz Falconry Festival was announced as the world's largest falcon racing tournament with participation of a record 1723 falcons that have competed for 10 days (Jan 25 - ... Read More

Boeing tests NeXt flying car prototype to advance urban air mobility

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019 22:30

Boeing yesterday successfully completed the first test flight of its autonomous passenger air vehicle (PAV) prototype in Manassas, Virginia. Boeing NeXt, which leads the company's urban air mobility efforts, utilized ... Read More

Dive into a Boeing 747: World’s largest eco-friendly underwater theme park in Bahrain

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2019 08:31

Bahrain is on the look-out for more tourists. It's a good reason to open the world's largest eco-friendly underwater theme park. Expected to welcome visitors by summer 2019, the underwater ... Read More

Sweden turns into the world’s largest gourmet restaurant

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 19, 2019 18:15

To highlight healthy and natural food available in nature, Sweden, together with four Swedish Michelin-starred chefs, is launching The Edible Country - a 100-million-acre-DIY gourmet restaurant. The restaurant, with a ... Read More

Delta Air Lines CEO: The goal is to make travel ‘magical’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019 01:31

Delta CEO Ed Bastian told the tech world Tuesday that Delta's goal is to make travel something customers don't have to endure, but a magical experience. He shared some of ... Read More

Republic Airways orders 100 Embraer E175 jets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018 18:22

Embraer and Republic Airways, the world's largest E-Jet operator, have signed a contract for a firm order of 100 E175 jets. This agreement was announced as a Letter of Intent ... Read More

Princess Cruises welcomes Alipay and WeChat Pay

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018 00:20

Princess Cruises today announced that Chinese guests onboard Ruby Princess have the option to utilize both Alipay and WeChat Pay payment options while shopping in the boutiques. This makes Princess ... Read More

Boeing delivers the 787th 787 Dreamliner

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 13, 2018 16:10

Boeing today delivered the 787th 787 Dreamliner to come off the production line, marking a special milestone for the super-efficient airplane family and the fastest-selling twin-aisle jet in history. Since ... Read More

Stayed at Marriott worldwide? China’s Ministry of State Security has your profile

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 12, 2018 16:55

Checking into a Marriott operated hotel in China means your data is in Chinese Government hands. This is usually expected when it comes to travel to a closed country like ... Read More

Carnival Corporation’s AIDA Cruises Welcomes History-Making AIDAnova to Fleet

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 12, 2018 10:23

The world's largest leisure travel company's AIDA Cruises, Germany's leading cruise line, launches its newest ship, AIDAnova, which makes history as the world's first cruise vessel powered at sea and ... Read More

H.I.S. reports full year results

editor editor- December 9, 2016 21:20

H.I.S. Co., Ltd., a leading travel and airline ticket agency, has announced results for the full year ended October 31, 2016. Read More

Guam Tourism with FestPac puts the Blue Continent in the global spotlight

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2016 06:31

The blue continent is in the spotlight of the world today, and the center is the American island of Guam. It's a cultural and tourism event only happening every 4 ... Read More