Copy
Consider subscribing to our Daily or Hourly edition for more complete coverage. subscription
View this email in your browser
Share
Tweet
Share
+1
Forward
submit news *** advertising *** events ***  blacklist ***  subscription *** contact
eTN Weekly Edition

Etihad Dreamliner inaugural flight Abu Dhabi- Beijing

By Juergen T Steinmetz on Jul 01, 2017 08:47 pm
This post was originally published on this siteAn Etihad Airways Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner touched down in Beijing today after its inaugural flight from Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Flight EY888 departed Abu Dhabi at 09:30pm local time yesterday and arrived in Beijing at 08:50am today. To celebrate the milestone event, a
Read in browser »
share on Twitter Like Etihad Dreamliner inaugural flight Abu Dhabi- Beijing on Facebook

Introduced on Canada Day and for world tourism: The Maurice Strong Legacy Scholarships

By editor on Jul 01, 2017 11:12 am
This post was originally published on this siteeTurboNews - Today is Canada Day. It’s also a day to remember the late Maurice Strong a Canadian Hero, a Travel & Tourism Veteran, who led many historical sustainable development initiatives, including the 1992 Rio Earth Summit and its Agenda 21 implementation framework. Professor Geoffrey Lipman, a tourism
Read in browser »
share on Twitter Like Introduced on Canada Day and for world tourism: The Maurice Strong Legacy Scholarships on Facebook

Statement by Prime Minister on Canada Day

By editor on Jul 01, 2017 11:01 am
This post was originally published on this siteeTurboNews - “Today, we celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation. We come together as Canadians to celebrate the achievements of our great country, reflect on our past and present, and look boldly toward our future. “Canada’s story stretches back long before Confederation, to the first people who worked,
Read in browser »
share on Twitter Like Statement by Prime Minister on Canada Day on Facebook

Like to eat? Visit Seoul, Korea

By Chief Assignment Editor on Jul 01, 2017 10:51 am
This post was originally published on this siteeTurboNews - When a country has a museum and cooking classes dedicated to the history and art of Kimchi, you know that you are at a place that cherishes food. While there are many wonderful and interesting attractions in Seoul, a large part of the Korean experience is
Read in browser »
share on Twitter Like Like to eat? Visit Seoul, Korea on Facebook

Roosevelt Hotel in New Orleans: Site of “The Cave” – one of America’s first nightclubs

By Chief Assignment Editor on Jul 01, 2017 10:22 am
This post was originally published on this siteeTurboNews - The original Roosevelt New Orleans Hotel was built by Louis Grunewald, a German immigrant, as the Grunewald Hotel. In 1908, it was expanded with a 14-story, 400-room annex. The expansion was designed by the Milwaukee architectural firm, H.C. Koch & Sons, who also designed the Pfister
Read in browser »
share on Twitter Like Roosevelt Hotel in New Orleans: Site of “The Cave” – one of America’s first nightclubs on Facebook

National Ice Cream Month: Vanilla reigns supreme

By Chief Assignment Editor on Jul 01, 2017 09:20 am
This post was originally published on this siteWhile vanilla ice cream continues to reign supreme as America’s favorite, chocolate-filled flavors dominate the top five bestselling ice cream flavors according to a recent survey of ice cream makers and retailers across the United States. The survey was conducted by the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) among
Read in browser »
share on Twitter Like National Ice Cream Month: Vanilla reigns supreme on Facebook

Emirates A380 touches down in Nice

By Chief Assignment Editor on Jul 01, 2017 09:19 am
This post was originally published on this siteEmirates today operated its inaugural A380 service to Nice Cote d’Azur International Airport, marking the introduction of the iconic double-decker on the route. Passengers on today’s flight represented travellers from countries across Africa, Australasia, the Middle East and South Asia. Replacing the existing Boeing 777-300ER used on this
Read in browser »
share on Twitter Like Emirates A380 touches down in Nice on Facebook

Flash flood forces hundreds of tourists to flee Vietnamese resort

By Chief Assignment Editor on Jul 01, 2017 07:38 am
This post was originally published on this siteA flash flood hit a resort in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on Friday, forcing holidaymakers to flee. Flood water from upstream poured down into the Suoi Voi (Elephant Springs) Summer Resort in Loc Tien Commune at about 4 p.m., while around 1,000 people were still bathing
Read in browser »
share on Twitter Like Flash flood forces hundreds of tourists to flee Vietnamese resort on Facebook

28 people wounded in Arkansas nightclub shooting

By Chief Assignment Editor on Jul 01, 2017 06:08 am
This post was originally published on this siteAt least 28 people were injured in the shooting at the Power Ultra Lounge in downtown Little Rock, 25 from gunshot wounds and 3 “from unrelated injuries”, according to local police. Police say the incident was the result of a dispute at the nightclub on Saturday morning. All
Read in browser »
share on Twitter Like 28 people wounded in Arkansas nightclub shooting on Facebook

Etihad Airways A380 now on Abu Dhabi – Paris route

By Juergen T Steinmetz on Jun 30, 2017 11:38 pm
This post was originally published on this site Etihad Airways today introduced an Airbus A380 aircraft on one of its two daily services between Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Paris Charles de Gaulle. The new service has been introduced early to meet seasonal demand from 1 July to 28 October
Read in browser »
share on Twitter Like Etihad Airways A380 now on Abu Dhabi – Paris route on Facebook

Zimbabwe beats Seychelles 6:0: Why are fans shouting Mzembi, Mzembi, Mzembi? Global tourism is the key

By Juergen T Steinmetz on Jun 30, 2017 09:15 pm
This post was originally published on this siteWorld Tourism had a big part in a football match Friday when Zimbabwe beat Seychelles 6:0 at the Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace in Rustenburg, South Africa.  It was the entry ticket for Zimbabwe to the quarterfinals of the Cosafa Castle Club. The COSAFA Cup is an international football competition consisting of national
Read in browser »
share on Twitter Like Zimbabwe beats Seychelles 6:0: Why are fans shouting Mzembi, Mzembi, Mzembi? Global tourism is the key on Facebook

Minister: Qatar will ‘respect’ increased security measures for US flights

By Chief Assignment Editor on Jun 30, 2017 03:31 pm
This post was originally published on this siteQatar will comply with enhanced security measures for flights to the United States designed to prevent expanding an in-cabin ban on laptops, the country’s minister of transport said on Friday. The measures, which European and US officials said on Wednesday would begin taking effect within three weeks, could
Read in browser »
share on Twitter Like Minister: Qatar will ‘respect’ increased security measures for US flights on Facebook

NATO Summit drives huge profit growth for Brussels hotels

By Chief Assignment Editor on Jun 30, 2017 03:21 pm
This post was originally published on this site Hotels in Brussels recorded a 116.8 percent year-on-year increase in profit per room this month, as a result of the Belgian capital hosting the NATO Summit, according to the latest data. The staggering year-on-year increase in performance was led by an 18.7 percentage point uplift in room
Read in browser »
share on Twitter Like NATO Summit drives huge profit growth for Brussels hotels on Facebook

Mexico’s meetings and events industry ranks 5th in the Americas

By Chief Assignment Editor on Jun 30, 2017 01:28 pm
This post was originally published on this siteMexico has seen rapid growth in its meetings industry, reporting a 10.4% increase in business in the first two months of the year when compared to the same period in 2016, announced the Mexico Tourism Board. According to the International Association of Congresses and Conventions (ICCA), Mexico now
Read in browser »
share on Twitter Like Mexico’s meetings and events industry ranks 5th in the Americas on Facebook

Air Canada celebrates the inauguration of Montreal-Algiers flights

By Chief Assignment Editor on Jun 30, 2017 01:16 pm
This post was originally published on this siteWith the departure of Air Canada Rouge flight AC1920 to Algiers tomorrow evening, Air Canada marks the launch of nonstop service to Algeria’s capital city, its second destination in North Africa from its Montreal hub. “Air Canada is excited to introduce nonstop service from Montreal to Algiers a
Read in browser »
share on Twitter Like Air Canada celebrates the inauguration of Montreal-Algiers flights on Facebook

Vancouver International Airport welcomes Hong Kong Airlines

By Chief Assignment Editor on Jun 30, 2017 01:08 pm
This post was originally published on this siteToday, Vancouver International Airport (YVR) celebrated the arrival of Hong Kong Airlines (HX) and its new, non-stop daily service between Vancouver and Hong Kong. This new service, which marks the airline’s North American debut, will provide passengers with more choice and will encourage growth in one of YVR’s
Read in browser »
share on Twitter Like Vancouver International Airport welcomes Hong Kong Airlines on Facebook

“31 days of German Riesling” comes to Canada this summer!

By Chief Assignment Editor on Jun 30, 2017 01:04 pm
This post was originally published on this siteThey say it takes 30 days to acquire a new habit. So embrace the path to self-improvement with “The 31 Days of German Riesling,” a celebration of Germany’s most famous wine varietal. From Halifax to Vancouver, join us in July and August 2017 for the sixth annual “31
Read in browser »
share on Twitter Like “31 days of German Riesling” comes to Canada this summer! on Facebook

Lights, camera, Seychelles!

By editor on Jun 30, 2017 12:13 pm
This post was originally published on this siteeTurboNews - The Seychelles islands, renowned for its exotic sceneries, will once again be featured in an upcoming international television series. A UK-based production house– Baby Cow Productions – has identified some of the islands’ uncrowded and idyllic beaches as the perfect setting for latest edition of its
Read in browser »
share on Twitter Like Lights, camera, Seychelles! on Facebook

Jamaica Tourism Minister discusses pension plan for tourism workers

By editor on Jun 30, 2017 12:08 pm
This post was originally published on this siteeTurboNews - Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, addressed tourism stakeholders in Kingston recently about the tourism workers’ pension scheme, which is expected to go to tender soon. The fund is expected to benefit some 90,000 persons employed in the tourism industry and will be bolstered by
Read in browser »
share on Twitter Like Jamaica Tourism Minister discusses pension plan for tourism workers on Facebook

São Lourenço do Barrocal: Connecting with land and region

By editor on Jun 30, 2017 12:05 pm
This post was originally published on this siteeTurboNews - Green Globe congratulates São Lourenço do Barrocal’s on its inaugural certification and commitment to sustainable best practices. Susana Lourenço, Marketing Director at the estate said, “We believe experiencing local products, food, history, landscapes and stories is the way to contribute to the development of the local
Read in browser »
share on Twitter Like São Lourenço do Barrocal: Connecting with land and region on Facebook

Qbic Hotel Amsterdam WTC: Green actions speak for themselves

By editor on Jun 30, 2017 10:56 am
This post was originally published on this siteeTurboNews - Qbic Hotel Amsterdam WTC located next to the World Trade Centre, is a hip, modern hotel renowned for its cube shaped living spaces (or Cubi). The hotel retains its green credentials with recent re-certification by Green Globe for its sixth year. Many new initiatives have been
Read in browser »
share on Twitter Like Qbic Hotel Amsterdam WTC: Green actions speak for themselves on Facebook

Seychelles Multi Sectoral meeting: Proposed revision of park fees, stray dogs and mooring

By editor on Jun 30, 2017 10:49 am
This post was originally published on this siteeTurboNews - Government officials met with stakeholders from the private sector in the third Multi Sectoral meeting for 2017 to discuss and propose solutions to challenges affecting the tourism industry. The meeting held on Friday, June 23, at the Ex-National Assembly Hall, National house, was chaired by the
Read in browser »
share on Twitter Like Seychelles Multi Sectoral meeting: Proposed revision of park fees, stray dogs and mooring on Facebook

FAA: Fireworks, drones and airplanes don’t mix

By Chief Assignment Editor on Jun 30, 2017 10:05 am
This post was originally published on this siteAs people travel, purchase fireworks and fly drones over the Independence Day holiday, the FAA reminds them to know and follow the aviation safety rules. Here are general guidelines for people flying drones: • Don’t fly your drone in or near fireworks • Don’t fly over people •
Read in browser »
share on Twitter Like FAA: Fireworks, drones and airplanes don’t mix on Facebook

The sky is falling down: ‘Storm of the century’ hits Russia’s capital

By Chief Assignment Editor on Jun 30, 2017 07:30 am
This post was originally published on this siteMoscow Region has been hit by a powerful storm that brought heavy torrential rains and hail. Russia’s capital has not seen such a storm in almost 100 years, according to meteorologists. “In less than 12 hours the city expects 15-20 mm of rainfall, which is almost a third
Read in browser »
share on Twitter Like The sky is falling down: ‘Storm of the century’ hits Russia’s capital on Facebook

Sweden’s Novair receives its first A321neo

By Chief Assignment Editor on Jun 30, 2017 07:03 am
This post was originally published on this siteSwedish charter airline Novair, has taken delivery of its first A321neo on lease from Air Lease Corporation (ALC). The A321neo will join Novair’s existing Airbus fleet of two A320 Family aircraft. The aircraft is equipped with comfortable 18 inch wide seats in a single class 221 passenger layout.
Read in browser »
share on Twitter Like Sweden’s Novair receives its first A321neo on Facebook




Recent Articles:

Approximately 150 more  great articles had been published this week by eTN
Click here to explore. 
Copyright © 2017 eTN, All rights reserved.


Want to change how you receive these emails?
You can update your preferences or unsubscribe from this list

Email Marketing Powered by Mailchimp