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Turkish Airlines promotes new Seychelles flights with Paris Taxis

25-09-2016 News from Turkey

Turkish Airlines promotes new Seychelles flights with Paris Taxis

Turkish Airlines used the IFTM Top Resa Tourism Trade Fair in Paris to increase visibility of its new flights to the Seychelles starting end of October. Seychelles was their chosen...

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Steigenberger Airport Hotel Istanbul has opened

22-09-2016 News from Turkey

Steigenberger Airport Hotel Istanbul has opened

The Steigenberger Hotel Group has opened its second hotel in Turkey. The Steigenberger Airport Hotel Istanbul is conveniently located only four kilometers away from the Ataturk International Airport, which serves more...

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Aviation

DXB expands A380 contact stands

27-09-2016 Aviation

DXB expands A380 contact stands

Dubai Airports has commissioned work on a project that will expand the number of A380 contact stands at Dubai International’s (DXB) Concourse C to enable the facility to accommodate Emirates’...

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Delta Global Sales simplifies B2B contracts

27-09-2016 Aviation

Delta Global Sales simplifies B2B contracts

Airline contracts have been a pain point for corporate travel managers. Launching Oct. 1, Legal-Easy, Delta’s contract simplification solution, sets out to change that, cutting contract length by 80 percent....

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Cruise Travel

New Direct flights from New York to boost cruise tourism in the Canary Islands

25-09-2016 Cruise Travel

New Direct flights from New York to boost cruise tourism in the Canary Islands

There will be a direct flight from New York to Tenerife by the end of 2016. “It will enable us to better tap into the vast North American source market...

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Celebrity Solstice announces more exciting new offerings

20-09-2016 Cruise Travel

Celebrity Solstice announces more exciting new offerings

Guests onboard Celebrity Solstice will soon enjoy even more exciting new offerings as the ship undergoes a bold refresh. New features include Celebrity Cruises' unrivaled "A Taste of Film" experience...

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Rail Travel

Deadly train crash in north-western Spain

09-09-2016 Rail

Deadly train crash in north-western Spain

At least four people have been killed and 49 hurt in a train derailment in Galicia in north-western Spain. The train between the city of Vigo and Porto, in Portugal,...

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Amtrak to upgrade trainsets

04-09-2016 Rail

Amtrak to upgrade trainsets

Amtrak is contracting with Alstom to produce 28 next-generation high-speed trainsets that will replace the equipment used to provide Amtrak’s premium Acela Express service. The contract is part of $2.45...

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Accommodation

The first W Hotel opens in the United Arab Emirates

26-09-2016 Accommodation

The first W Hotel opens in the United Arab Emirates

W Hotels Worldwide announced the debut of W Dubai – Al Habtoor City, the brand’s first hotel in the Emirate and second in the Middle East, following the debut of...

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Marriott buys Starwood, becoming world's largest hotel company, loyalty programs will reciprocate

25-09-2016 Accommodation

Marriott buys Starwood, becoming world's largest hotel company, loyalty programs will reciprocate

Almost a year after first announcing the merger agreement, Marriott International has completed its $13 billion purchase of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., creating the world’s largest and best...

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MICE News

ICC Jerusalem hosted International Association for Dental Research

26-09-2016 MICE

ICC Jerusalem hosted International Association for Dental Research

An annual convention of International Association for Dental Research (IADR) was held last week at International Congress Center (ICC JERUSALEM). The conference, which lasted three days, included lectures, speeches, discussion...

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PATA Global Insights Conference returns to Auckland on Sept. 30

25-09-2016 MICE

PATA Global Insights Conference returns to Auckland on Sept. 30

The PATA Global Insights Conference returns to Auckland on Friday, September 30 for more thought-provoking keynote presentations and panel discussions. This year’s conference is ‘Exploring Connectivity’ – a vital component...

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Technology

New partnership to Increase Cyber Security in the Hospitality Industry

19-09-2016 Technology

New partnership to Increase Cyber Security in the Hospitality Industry

Netragard, a leader in Penetration Testing, announced that they are partnering with Hotel Defenders, LLC to decrease cyber security threats in the hospitality industry. Together, the organizations will solve two long-standing...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 explodes, don’t use on planes

09-09-2016 Technology

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 explodes, don’t use on planes

Samsung has suspended Galaxy Note 7 sales because of exploding batteries. Airline passengers should not turn on or charge their Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones during flights. Federal Aviation Administration...

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Health & Spa

New market expansion opportunities in the global consumer health industry

14-09-2016 Health + Spa

New market expansion opportunities in the global consumer health industry

Global market research company Euromonitor International released today new consumer health industry data. According to the new research, global sales of consumer health products will reach US$217 billion globally in...

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The World’s Best Destination Spa 2016

07-09-2016 Health + Spa

The World’s Best Destination Spa 2016

Thailand’s pioneering wellness destination Chiva-Som International Health Resort has been voted ‘The World’s Best Destination Spa’ for the third time in the Condé Nast Traveller magazine (UK edition) Readers’ Travel...

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Tours

China ranks New Zealand as top destination

27-09-2016 Tours

China ranks New Zealand as top destination

The China Tourism Academy’s (CTA) annual report of outbound tourism was released recently and for the second year running New Zealand topped the destination list for visitor satisfaction. Scenery, clean...

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More US travelers visit UK in July 2016

26-09-2016 Tours

More US travelers visit UK in July 2016

July was the highest month ever for inbound tourism to the UK with 3.8 million visits, up 2% per cent on July last year. Overseas visitors to the UK spent...

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Sports Tourism

Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams at Patrick Mouratoglou's Tennis Academy

22-09-2016 Sports Tourism

Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams at Patrick Mouratoglou's Tennis Academy

The star studded event at the Beachcomber French Riviera Resort & Spa and its Mouratoglou Tennis Academy was an opportunity for the Indian Ocean islands of the Seychelles and Mauritius...

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Higher volume of business expected at International Golf Travel Market

14-09-2016 Sports Tourism

Higher volume of business expected at International Golf Travel Market

International Golf Travel Market (IGTM), the world’s premier global event for golf tourism suppliers, buyers and media, is set to attract a record number of tour operators, travel agencies and...

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Luxury Travel

Crystal AirCruises Unveils Posh Design for Luxury Jet

22-09-2016 Luxury Travel

Crystal AirCruises Unveils Posh Design for Luxury Jet

Crystal’s CEO and president, Edie Rodriguez, unveiled the latest designs for the first aircraft, a Boeing 777-200LR, as part of the company’s Crystal AirCruises experience.

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Preferred Hotels & Resorts to showcase Dubai’s latest luxury hotel, DUKES Dubai

18-09-2016 Luxury Travel

Preferred Hotels & Resorts to showcase Dubai’s latest luxury hotel, DUKES Dubai

Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest global provider of sales, marketing and distribution services to independent luxury hotels, will showcase Dubai’s latest luxury hotel - DUKES Dubai, which is...

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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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