Mr. Deep Kalra, the poster boy of India's travel industry and start-up, today suggested the emerging entrepreneurs to be prudent with the capital invested in their venture and the imperative need of the Indian companies to do well to meet the onslaught of the foreign multinationals.
The trendy sport of Snow Volleyball is now growing across Turkey. The opening event of the 2018 CEV Snow Volleyball European Tour took place 12-14 January 2018 at the Mount Erciyes, Turkey for the third time. Mount Erciyes, which is one of the highest peaks in Turkey, has new ski resorts that are now becoming more and more popular all around Turkey and in Europe as well.
The Turkish Coalition of America (TCA) participated in the Council of Turkish Canadians’ (CTC) 10th Annual Turkish-Canadian Youth Congress in Montréal, Quebec, Canada, January 12-14, 2018. TCA sponsored the travel and CTC sponsored the accommodation and conference participation for the Turkish American participants, who also presented at the conference.
Just after we shared the news about Riu Hotels' new brand image, today another Spanish hospitality company; Iberostar Group announced its new strategy, based on revamped values and centered on innovation and excellence, with a tight focus on people and society as a whole.
In the first nine months of 2017, there were a record 12.7 million visits to English regions outside London, up 4% compared to the same period in 2016. International visitors spent £6.1 billion across England’s regions during this period.
In an effort to provide support to local communities affected by the recent hurricanes in the Caribbean, and after the sell-out of the inaugural group on the January 20, 2018 Crown Princess sailing, Princess Cruises and Fathom Travel are adding two additional spring sailings in 2018.
Might Bite, Photo by James StevensMight Bite is now the clear bookmakers’ favourite to win the 2018 Cheltenham Gold Cup, the most prestigious national hunt race in the world, as many of his rivals for the Blue Riband event in March have been ruled out on the contest in recent weeks.
Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTNH) announced that Saudi Arabia will allow women older than 25 to visit the country without a male guardian as part of a new policy to promote tourism in the kingdom. However, they should be a part of a tourist group.
Ukraine's first and only ice hotel has opened its doors for travelers that would like to experience an ice hotel on budget. Compare to other ice hotels around the world, Ice Hotel Bukovel could be the most affordable ice hotel in the world.
Emirates will resume flights between Dubai and Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen Airport, starting 8th June 2018. The resumption of services on the route will allow customers two destination options when travelling to and from Istanbul.
Ahead of the Matka Nordic Travel Fair 2018, which will take place in Helsinki 19-21 Jan. 2018, the fair organizer released Tourism Survey 2018 that reveals travel intentions and top motivators of Finns to take time off to travel.
Buyers and media attending the 2018 edition of the ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2018 will discover Chiang Mai city with a fresh new perspective by taking advantage of the Tourism Authority of Thailand’s (TAT) pre- and post-event tour options.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistisc BTS reports average fares based on domestic itinerary fares in the third quarter of 2017. The air fare decreased to $336, the lowest inflation-adjusted quarterly fare in 23 years of air fare records.
UAE nationals are no longer need to apply for a visa before traveling to China thanks to the recent agreement signed between UAE and China.
Emiratis entering China will be allowed to stay for up to 30 days for each visit.
The Flughafen Wien Group reported a passenger volume of over 30 million for the very first time in its history, and Vienna Airport site also exceeded the threshold of 24 million passengers for the first time.
Wyndham Hotel Group has continued to expand its footprint across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Eurasia (EMEA) with a number of significant openings throughout 2017, bringing the total number of hotels across the region to more than 470.
Wyndham Grand Mahama
RIU Hotels & Resorts launched a new brand image that is more modern, fresher and warmer. The change in image was a natural step in this modernisation process. And it is taking place in a year of record investment in hotel construction, renovation and acquisition that in 2017 reached €600mn.
Left to right: Laura Malone, Communications Director, Senén Fornos, Sales Director for Spain, Latam and Mexico, Pepe Moreno, Executive Director and Carlos Guindos, Branding Director
Munich Airport's dynamic growth continued in 2017 with new traffic records in several categories: Passenger traffic increased by an impressive 2.3 million to a new all-time high of 44.6 million. This was a 5.5 percent gain over the 2016 figure.
London Gatwick ended 2017 with its busiest December on record, as 3.2 million passengers travelled through the airport during the festive month, an increase of 1.5% year-on-year. 45.6 million passengers used the airport in 2017, +5.2% on 2016.
Wharf Hotels opens today The Murray, Hong Kong, a Niccolo Hotel, as the group's new flagship Niccolo property and the latest addition to the luxury contemporary chic collection by Wharf Hotels. The Murray will open its facilities, restaurants and bars progressively from today.
Turkish Cargo today launches cargo flights to Miami, one of the most strategical cargo destinations in the United States and in the world. Turkish Cargo’s Miami cargo flights are to be operated with Boeing 777-200F, the cargo aircraft newly acquired the past month.
World Tourism Organization announced the 2017 international tourism results. Based on data reported by destinations around the world, international tourist arrivals grew by 7% in 2017, reaching a total of 1.322 million. UNWTO expects this strong momentum to continue in 2018 at a rate of 4%-5%.
A woman was attacked at work in TUI travel agency in Southport in Merseyside, England. Merseyside Police announced that officers were called to the town's branch of TUI on January 13 to reports a 28 year-old woman had been injured in the Chapel Street store.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board (L.A. Tourism) President & CEO Ernest Wooden Jr. announced the total number of visitors in 2017. It is one million more than 2016.
A perfect blend of tradition and modernity! This is clearly proven by the event technology specialist Brähler Convention, whose staff moved into a new state-of-the-art branch office in the traditional Billevue quarter in Hamburg at the end of December 2017.
Smartphones and tablets have drastically altered the way we do things, making many things easier to do while on the move. Shopping, banking, communicating with friends and family, or simply playing games, are all regularly performed while you are mobile. If you are traveling as a passenger in a car, by train, boat or coach, you can connect to your favourite online games, chat to your friends, or buy something new without getting out of your allocated seat.
Kenya Airways unveils first ever non-stop direct flight from East Africa to USA. Leading African airline becoming the first airline company to operate a direct non-stop flight between East Africa and the USA by launching flights between Nairobi and New York.
Do you know that food waste is the third biggest contributor to climate change and one third of all foods produced in the world is wasted? Right now 842 million people do not have enough to eat and with an estimated world population of 9.8 billion people in 2050 resources will be limited and more people will be hungry.
Holland America Line’s Master Chef Rudi Sodamin just released his latest culinary masterpiece, an art table book called “Food Faces” that features more than 150 vibrant images of edible creations that display a cast of unforgettable characters expressing a whimsical spectrum of human emotion.
IHG opens 6th hotel in Poland – Holiday Inn® Warsaw City Centre. Located on the border of Śródmieście and Wola at the junction of Żelazna, Złota and Twarda Streets, the 256-room hotel is inspired by the legendary New York Flatiron office building.
IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) has announced the signing of Hotel Indigo® Venice - Sant'Elena. It is the third Hotel Indigo to be signed in Italy and will operate under a franchise agreement with H.n.H. Hotels & Resorts S.p.A.
The messages that had Brit Yaseen Killick jailed in DubaiIn the UAE, before you say anything online, you should consider whether or not you would be comfortable saying it in front of the police; because in Dubai, you basically are..
COMMUNE A7, located next to Taipei 101 in Taipei's prime Xinyi District, an urban community space designed as a food market and event space will soon be transformed into Taipei's most anticipated development, Taipei Sky Tower, which will house two hotels and an experiential retail podium.
Manchester United arrived Dubai yesterday for a warm weather training camp. Jose Mourinho and his players have just finished a run of five games in 14 days during the busy festive period, and now are looking forward to spending time in Dubai. However, it is not a holiday; it is preparations for the next match.
CzechTourism teams up with award-winning vlogger, Brian Cox to document his bike ride across the Czech Republic and promote the country's bike tourism. CzechTourism wants to share what makes the country an optimal cycling destination for both long and short distances, showcase the beauty of the land and introduce Czech culture through the people met along the journey.
Bay Area diners are marking their calendars for Oakland Restaurant Week, presented by Visit Oakland. From Thursday, January 11 through Sunday, January 21, 2018, 100 Oakland Restaurants will celebrate the largest and most diverse restaurant week in the region.
Turkish Airlines and Airbus signed an MoU to acquire 20+5 optional A350-900 aircraft. The agreement was signed at the Élysée Palace, Paris, during Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s official visit to France with French President Emmanuel Macron.
Marriott International Inc. announced the opening of Fairfield by Marriott Shanghai Jing’an. The hotel is located in the Jing’an District of Shanghai, close to the commercial and business hub of the cosmopolitan city.
A sightseeing balloon carrying foreign tourists over Luxor in Egypt has crash landed on Friday. One tourist killed and twelve injured. According to the reports, the incident was caused by strong winds. The balloon was carrying tourists from different nationalities and Egyptians.
Africa’s premier football business event, the Football Africa Forum (FAF) will stage its second edition in Lagos, Nigeria on 19-20 February 2018 and it will coincide with FIFA’s Executive Football Summit, which is also taking place in the city.
From 1 January 2018, travelers visiting Greece will need to pay an Overnight Stay Tax which has been introduced by the Greek Ministry of Tourism and aims to enhance the State’s revenue in the context of the current fiscal adjustment programme. This will be collected from travelers when they get to their accommodation.
Over 2,940 global exhibitors will showcase latest products to kick-start sourcing in 2018. The 44th HKTDC Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair, the ninth HKTDC Hong Kong Baby Products Fair, and the 18th Hong Kong International Stationery Fair will be held from 8-11 January at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC).
Music is in the air. As of 1 January, the Jaz Stuttgart has begun to welcome its first guests. After a highly successful launch in Amsterdam, the Jaz in the City brand is now celebrating its debut in Germany – hip, casual, trendy and offering a local touch.
The Turkish Coalition of America (TCA) participated in the Council of Turkish Canadians’ (CTC) 10th Annual Turkish-Canadian Youth Congress in Montréal, Quebec, Canada, January 12-14, 2018. TCA sponsored the travel...
A perfect blend of tradition and modernity! This is clearly proven by the event technology specialist Brähler Convention, whose staff moved into a new state-of-the-art branch office in the traditional...
Bay Area diners are marking their calendars for Oakland Restaurant Week, presented by Visit Oakland. From Thursday, January 11 through Sunday, January 21, 2018, 100 Oakland Restaurants will celebrate the...
PanaceaNano Inc., the US-based company pioneering nanotechnology solutions, has successfully achieved high-volume production capability of its patented Organic Nano-Cube (ONC) materials. ONC-based anti-aging skin formulations has between 8-12 times longer...
Beginning of December 2016, me and my wife visited Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, and if you are searching for a romantic weekend, then you should consider Tallinn. The Estonian capital offers tra...
In Summer 2016, I had chance to sail to Greek Islands with the Celestyal Cruises. In an organization with Karavan Cruises, travelers enjoyed best of Greek islands with Celestyal and received a compl...
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...
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