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SkyWest Airlines VP of Customer Service retires – new exec named

SkyWest Airlines VP of Customer Service retires – new exec named

ST. GEORGE, Utah - SkyWest Airlines, a subsidiary of SkyWest, Inc., announced the promotion of Steve Black to Vice President – Customer Service effective November 17, 2014.

Chapman Freeborn announces appointment of new US president

Chapman Freeborn announces appointment of new US president

Chapman Freeborn Airchartering is delighted to announce the promotion of Darren Banham to the position of president of its US business.

HSMAI Americas names Otto as HSMAI Brazil Chapter Managing Director

HSMAI Americas names Otto as HSMAI Brazil Chapter Managing Director

McLEAN, Virginia – Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) Americas has named Gabriela Otto as Managing Director of the HSMAI Brazil Chapter.

Act Local but think Global

Interview: WORLDHOTELS- 500 properties in 250 destinations and 65 countries Act Local but think Global

By Dr. Elinor Garely, Editor-in-Chief, TourismExecutives.com

On Thursday I ran hurriedly into the lobby of the Kimberly Hotel, fearful that I was going to be late for my interview with Tom Griffiths, Vice President – the Americas for the Frankfurt, ...

Shooting the breeze with Pattaya tourism's newest heavyweight

Shooting the breeze with Pattaya tourism's newest heavyweight

By Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

Panus “Alex” Jureeratana is the General Manager of the newly- established Centara Grand Modus Resort & Spa Pattaya, an ambitious undertaking but is inching its way towards becoming a ...

The “big daddy” of tourism organizations speaks

The “big daddy” of tourism organizations speaks

By Nelson Alcantara, editor-in-chief eTN

The global travel and tourism industry cannot contend that Geoffrey Lipman is an industry luminary who has held key positions in some of the biggest trade organizations today.

There really is a chef in the Lufthansa kitchen

There really is a chef in the Lufthansa kitchen

By Dr. Elinor Garely, Editor-in-Chief, TourismExecutives.com

When it is feeding time onboard a plane, I think of scientists and test tubes determining the type and amount of chemicals required to keep me alive in coach class long enough to make it through ...

Getting to know Cambodia’s orphanage queen: Geraldine Cox

Getting to know Cambodia’s orphanage queen: Geraldine Cox

By Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

Geraldine Cox has had to deal with politicians for most of her professional career.

New York Hotels: What USD300 per night buys you in NYC

New York Hotels: What USD300 per night buys you in NYC

By Dr. Elinor Garely, Editor-in-Chief, TourismExecutives.com

I was told to stay out of my apartment on Monday; the chemicals used on the floor were toxic!

Why did South Africa’s President snub the former Tourism Minister?

Why did South Africa’s President snub the former Tourism Minister?

fter serving 10 years in the Parliament, South Africa’s former Tourism Minister and last leader of the National Party, Marthinus van Schalkwyk, was given the snub by South Africa President Jacob ...

Seychelles’ Tourism Minister Alain St.Ange looks at the future of tourism

Seychelles’ Tourism Minister Alain St.Ange looks at the future of tourism

By Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

There are few tourism ministers in Africa I know who have mastered their portfolio like Alain St.Ange has.

Hotel industry CEO redefines luxury

Hotel industry CEO redefines luxury

Although I have met and interviewed many Tourism Ministers, CEOs and GMs, Horst Schulze has created his own c-suite niche that is based on his distinctive style, charisma, and intelligence, along ...

Gideon Amichay: No is not an acceptable answer

Gideon Amichay: No is not an acceptable answer

After looking at scores of online reviews for NoNoNoNoNoYes written by Gideon Amichay (Gordon Books), everyone from marketing, advertising and public relations gurus to book reviewers ...

Austrian links to US via Newark

Austrian links to US via Newark

While I have been at inaugural events before, I have never been to one for an airline.

Alain St.Ange of the Seychelles decorated with the Mahatma Gandhi Honor Award

Alain St.Ange of the Seychelles decorated with the Mahatma Gandhi Honor Award

Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, has received the Mahatma Gandhi Honor Award for his tireless effort in strengthening Indo-Seychelles ...

Excellence is non-negotiable. Summer tourism in Scottsdale

Excellence is non-negotiable. Summer tourism in Scottsdale

By Dr. Elinor Garely, Editor-in-Chief, TourismExecutives.com

There are not many travel destinations that keep their secrets!

Scottsdale for the gourmet tourist: The chefs and their restaurants

Scottsdale for the gourmet tourist: The chefs and their restaurants

By Dr. Elinor Garely, Editor-in-Chief, TourismExecutives.com

If it were not for the branded restaurant reviews (i.e., Zagat, Yelp, TripAdviser), Scottsdale tourists would be clueless on where to source the gourmet dining scene.

Gourmet tourists head to Scottsdale, Arizona

Gourmet tourists head to Scottsdale, Arizona

By Dr. Elinor Garely, Editor-in-Chief, TourismExecutives.com

Culinary Star

Scottsdale in action: The many ways for foodie tourists to spend their days

Scottsdale in action: The many ways for foodie tourists to spend their days

By Dr. Elinor Garely, Editor-in-Chief, TourismExecutives.com

Dining Events in Scottsdale

Being a foodie epicenter there are many ways to spend days – eating and drinking

Enter Moldova Wine. Move over Greece, Portugal, Italy

Enter Moldova Wine. Move over Greece, Portugal, Italy

By Dr. Elinor Garely, Editor-in-Chief, TourismExecutives.com

For those of us who are geographically challenged, the nation of Moldova, shaped like a cluster of grapes, is located in the southeastern part of Europe and borders Ukraine on the east and Romania ...

India gets new Tourism of Ministry Secretary

India gets new Tourism of Ministry Secretary

By Anil Mathur, eTN India

Arvind Mayaram has been appointed the new Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism in India. He succeeds Parvez Dewan, who retires on October 31, 2014.

Nothing stops tourists to visit Israel

Nothing stops tourists to visit Israel

Whether it is the wail of sirens warning about incoming bombs, the screech of Magen David Adom ambulance tires racing to help the wounded, or the all-clear signal alerting everyone that it is now ...


 


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