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Turkey's Mount Erciyes hosted the first 2018 Snow Volleyball European Tour event

18-01-2018 News from Turkey

Turkey's Mount Erciyes hosted the first 2018 Snow Volleyball European Tour event

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...

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Turkish Americans Attend 10th Annual Turkish-Canadian Youth Congress

18-01-2018 News from Turkey

Turkish Americans Attend 10th Annual Turkish-Canadian Youth Congress

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...

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Aviation

Air Malta Launches Flight Service to Catania

19-01-2018 Aviation

Air Malta Launches Flight Service to Catania

Starting today, Friday, January 19, 2018, Air Malta operates flights destined for Catania, the historic port town in Sicily.  The airline deploys an Airbus A320/A319 for the new route twice...

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Emirates orders 36 A380s worth US$ 16 billion

19-01-2018 Aviation

Emirates orders 36 A380s worth US$ 16 billion

Emirates announced a US$16 billion deal for 36 additional Airbus A380 aircraft, with 20 firm orders and 16 options. The new order of A380, which has struggled to sell in...

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Cruise Travel

Boutique cruise lines to set sail in the Eastern Mediterranean and Bali

19-01-2018 Cruise Travel

Boutique cruise lines to set sail in the Eastern Mediterranean and Bali

Variety Cruises, named one of the top ten best boutique cruise lines by USA Today’s Readers’ Choice Awards 2017, announced two new destinations to their small ship cruising portfolio, the Eastern...

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Princess Cruises adds two additional sailings to support Carribean recovery

18-01-2018 Cruise Travel

Princess Cruises adds two additional sailings to support Carribean recovery

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...

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Rail Travel

Chongqing-Guiyang railway starts services

16-01-2018 Rail

Chongqing-Guiyang railway starts services

Chongqing-Guiyang railway made the debut in Chongqing West Railway Station in Chongqing, southwest China on January 16, 2018.

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Amtrak begins Renewal at New York Penn Station

05-01-2018 Rail

Amtrak begins Renewal at New York Penn Station

Amtrak’s next series of track renewal projects in New York Penn Station may create some disruptions at travels as some train routes are cancelled and some schedules are revised.

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Accommodation

Abu Dhabi-based Twenty14 Holdings acquired Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

18-01-2018 Accommodation

Abu Dhabi-based Twenty14 Holdings acquired Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

Twenty14 Holdings is the hospitality arm of Abu Dhabi-based conglomerate Lulu Group International has completed a £85m acquisition of the Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian.

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Iberostar Hotels & Resorts Launches New Brand Strategy

18-01-2018 Accommodation

Iberostar Hotels & Resorts Launches New Brand Strategy

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...

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MICE News

Culinary Institute of America launches FOOD & WINE Weekend in February

19-01-2018 MICE

Culinary Institute of America launches FOOD & WINE Weekend in February

The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) is teaming up with Time Inc.'s to host a festival series for food enthusiasts across the United States. Attendees will "eat like a local"...

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Brähler Convention is growing in the Hanseatic city of Hamburg

11-01-2018 MICE

Brähler Convention is growing in the Hanseatic city of Hamburg

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...

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Technology

Playing While On The Move - A Traveller's Dream?

11-01-2018 Technology

Playing While On The Move - A Traveller's Dream?

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...

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Visitors to Dubai can be jailed under cybercrime laws

10-01-2018 Technology

Visitors to Dubai can be jailed under cybercrime laws

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...

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Health & Spa

Yoga emerges among top 10 fitness trends worldwide for 2018

03-01-2018 Health + Spa

Yoga emerges among top 10 fitness trends worldwide for 2018

Yoga has emerged among the top 10 fitness trends worldwide for 2018, according to “Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends for 2018” by American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).

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A Nobel-Prize Winning Company Announces new Anti-Aging Application

20-11-2017 Health + Spa

A Nobel-Prize Winning Company Announces new Anti-Aging Application

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...

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Tours

"Outbound travel from India to peak at 40 million by 2020"

18-01-2018 Tours

"Outbound travel from India to peak at 40 million by 2020"

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...

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German and Spanish tourists spend their Euros in the UK

18-01-2018 Tours

German and Spanish tourists spend their Euros in the UK

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...

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Sports Tourism

Might Bite Goes in Cheltenham Gold Cup as Hot Favourite

18-01-2018 Sports Tourism

Might Bite Goes in Cheltenham Gold Cup as Hot Favourite

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...

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North and South Korea unite for the Olympics

17-01-2018 Sports Tourism

North and South Korea unite for the Olympics

North and South Korea have agreed to form their first joint Olympic team and to march together under a unified Korea flag during the opening ceremony of next month's Winter...

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Luxury Travel

A new luxurious Venetian accommodation opens in the heart of Campo Santi Giovanni

03-01-2018 Luxury Travel

A new luxurious Venetian accommodation opens in the heart of Campo Santi Giovanni

Palazzo Volpi is a luxurious and contemporary take on traditional Venetian accommodation comprising three private, spacious and elegant apartment Suites which officially launched on 1st January 2018.

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Top 25 luxury travel destinations for 2017

19-12-2017 Luxury Travel

Top 25 luxury travel destinations for 2017

A recent survey by a luxury travel website announced the results of a survey that revealed the top 25 luxury travel destinations for 2017. The survey is sourced on data...

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Destinations

Spend a Romantic Weekend in Tallinn, Estonia

Spend a Romantic Weekend in Tallinn, Estonia

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...

Best of Greek Islands with Celestyal Cruises

Best of Greek Islands with Celestyal Cruises

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...

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...

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