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Terror hits Istanbul Ataturk Airport

28-06-2016 News from Turkey

Terror hits Istanbul Ataturk Airport

Just after one day an updated travel warning to Turkey by the U.S. State Department, terror hits Istanbul again. Three explosions hit Istanbul's main international airport on Tuesday night around...

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TAV breaks ground on new Tbilisi Airport terminal

28-06-2016 News from Turkey

TAV breaks ground on new Tbilisi Airport terminal

Operating the Tbilisi Airport, TAV Airport broke the ground for the new terminal of Tbilisi Airport in a ceremony attended by the Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili. The Prime Minister...

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Aviation

Iceland’s LCC launch London - New York flights from just £119

29-06-2016 Aviation

Iceland’s LCC launch London - New York flights from just £119

WOW air, Iceland’s only low-cost airline, has today announced a new service from the UK to New York beginning in November 2016, with fares from just £119 (US$160 or €145)...

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A terminal at New York's JFK airport evacuated

29-06-2016 Aviation

A terminal at New York's JFK airport evacuated

NY Police evacuated a terminal at New York City's John F. Kennedy International Airport on Wednesday as they investigated a report of a suspicious package.

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Cruise Travel

Crystal Cruises Moving to Port Everglades in 2017

27-06-2016 Cruise Travel

Crystal Cruises Moving to Port Everglades in 2017

Crystal Cruises' luxury ships returns to Broward County's Port Everglades from next year. Crystal Serenity and Crystal Symphony will sail a total of eight sailings to and from Port Everglades...

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Fred. Olsen Cruise offers ‘Best of British’ deals this Summer

09-06-2016 Cruise Travel

Fred. Olsen Cruise offers ‘Best of British’ deals this Summer

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines announces two great-value ‘Best of British’ deals this Summer as a special commemorative offer for the Her Majesty The Queen’s official 90th birthday. Fred. Olsen will...

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Rail Travel

Brussels train station evacuated

20-06-2016 Rail

Brussels train station evacuated

Belgian prosecutors charged three men with terrorism offences on Saturday after raids brought heightened security to Belgium and France and the Euro 2016 soccer tournament. Belgian authorities arrested 12 people...

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World's longest rail tunnel opens in Switzerland

01-06-2016 Rail

World's longest rail tunnel opens in Switzerland

The Gotthard rail tunnel through the Alps, 24 years in the making, has opened today; making it the world's longest and deepest rail tunnel. The 57km (35-mile) twin-bore Gotthard base...

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Accommodation

Starwood opens its first hotel in Cuba

29-06-2016 Accommodation

Starwood opens its first hotel in Cuba

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. today announced the opening of Four Points Havana that marks the company’s first hotel in Cuba. The opening comes on the heels of the...

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ONYX Expands in China with Shama Xiangnanli Chengdu

29-06-2016 Accommodation

ONYX Expands in China with Shama Xiangnanli Chengdu

ONYX Hospitality Group has signed a management agreement with Junson Capital for a new project in Chengdu, China, under the serviced apartment brand, Shama. This brings the group’s total number...

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MICE News

Korea – Now Top 2 in UIA’s Global Meetings Ranking

29-06-2016 MICE

Korea – Now Top 2 in UIA’s Global Meetings Ranking

Korea has been ranked the world’s top 2 destination for global congresses hosted in 2015, according to the latest International Meetings Statistics Report, released this week by the Union of...

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UNWTO Conference on Quality Management held in Bucharest

28-06-2016 MICE

UNWTO Conference on Quality Management held in Bucharest

Quality management indicators and processes are key tools for the competitiveness of tourism destinations concluded the UNWTO Conference on Quality Management held last week in Bucharest, Romania.

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Technology

Prague Mobile App for Meeting Planners

28-06-2016 Technology

Prague Mobile App for Meeting Planners

Prague Convention Bureau in cooperation with C.O.T. media publishing house and with the support of Prague City Tourism launched a mobile app to help meeting planners explore Prague congress opportunities.

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Heading out of town for weekend, check out these travel apps for your trip

28-06-2016 Technology

Heading out of town for weekend, check out these travel apps for your trip

According to AAA in its annual July 4 travel forecast, nearly 43 million Americans will travel this Independence Day weekend thanks to the low gasoline prices. 84 percent of holiday...

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Health & Spa

Let's Relax Spa expands its first overseas branch in China

22-06-2016 Health + Spa

Let's Relax Spa expands its first overseas branch in China

Siam Wellness Group Public Co.,Ltd or SPA has recently expanded its unique Thai Contemporary Spa concept overseas with the first branch opening in Kunming City, Yunnan Province, People’s Republic of...

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Seychelles participates International Yoga Day

16-06-2016 Health + Spa

Seychelles participates International Yoga Day

Seychelles will once again join the rest of the world in marking the International Day of Yoga (IDY) this month. The day was first commemorated last year across the globe...

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Tours

Record Fourth of July travel expected

28-06-2016 Tours

Record Fourth of July travel expected

Nearly 43 million Americans will travel this Independence Day weekend thanks to the low gasoline prices. This Independence Day Weekend will be the highest fourth of July travel volume on...

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Business trip experience in 2016 vs. 2015

27-06-2016 Tours

Business trip experience in 2016 vs. 2015

GBTA Business Traveler Sentiment Index™ Global Report, in partnership with American Express, reveals details of business travelers’ travel experience in 2016 and compares data with last year’s results.

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Sports Tourism

Best basketball weekend on earth to be organized in Las Vegas

19-06-2016 Sports Tourism

Best basketball weekend on earth to be organized in Las Vegas

Spokane Hoopfest, the “best basketball weekend on earth” brings Las Vegas 3-on-3 to Toshiba Plaza at T-Mobile Arena and the top of the New York-New York parking garage October 14...

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2017 Pro Bowl to be Played in Orlando

03-06-2016 Sports Tourism

2017 Pro Bowl to be Played in Orlando

Orlando will host PRO BOWL and week long festivities in 2017. The announcement was made today at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort.

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Luxury Travel

Explore Dior’s flower garden at Qatar Duty Free

29-06-2016 Luxury Travel

Explore Dior’s flower garden at Qatar Duty Free

Passengers can explore Dior’s flower gardens in the French Riviera at Qatar Duty Free in Doha.The 180 square metre animated Dior Les Parfums installation, inspired by the Rose de Mai...

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Westfield offers more luxury services for Middle Eastern travelers

19-06-2016 Luxury Travel

Westfield offers more luxury services for Middle Eastern travelers

With Ramadan now underway, Westfield is preparing for an anticipated wave of Middle Eastern tourists flocking to Westfield London to celebrate Eid (6th July) and escape the heat of the...

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Destinations

Unique and Luxurious Vacation Destination in Turkey: Cappadocia

Unique and Luxurious Vacation Destination in Turkey: Cappadocia

ftnNEWS would like to present you a unique vacation idea here in Turkey: Cappadocia Region. Located on the central Anatolia plateau within a volcanic landscape sculpted by erosion to form a successi...

Fascinating Tunisia

Fascinating Tunisia

Recently I have visited Tunisia as a familiarization trip organized by the Tunisia Tourism Ministry with the support of Tunis Air. Tunisia is not only a beach holiday destination. It also offers a r...

City of beauties: Kharkiv

City of beauties: Kharkiv

Kharkiv or in Russian Kharkov, located in the northeast of Ukraine, is the second largest city in the country with a population of over 1.5 million inhabitants. Thanks to the European Football Champ...

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