EUROPE

Two Eurostar power cars built by Alstom to be donated to National College for High Speed Rail

Alstom built the UK’s first high speed trains for Eurostar, the classic original e300/ Class 373 – or Trans-Manche Super Train (TMST) – which have carried over 160 million passengers between the UK and mainland Europe.   Following Eurostar’s decision …

  • Pilot hears bang in British Airways flight and makes emergency landing at Belfast

    Published on : Wednesday, October 28, 2015

    The pilot of a British Airways flight from Belfast City Airport to Heathrow, carrying 108 passengers heard a bang from the engine and was forced to make an emergency landing.   The plane was diverted to Belfast International airport shortly …

    Read More

  • 23rd World Travel Monitor Forum in Pisa: Global tourism shakes off crises

    Published on : Wednesday, October 28, 2015

    Worldwide economic factors along with the refugee crisis in Europe are impacting very differently on the global tourism industry. The overall trend remains satisfying, however, and 2015 has been another good year for world tourism. That is one of the …

    Read More

  • Check out 5 spookiest haunted houses in England this Halloween

    Published on : Wednesday, October 28, 2015

    With Halloween just round the corner, it’s thrilling to go through a haunting experience that the festival offers. Keeping the mood and the atmosphere of the season in mind here’s a pick of the five most haunted destinations in England …

    Read More

  • Fill Your Stockings: Ten Top Christmas Markets

    Published on : Wednesday, October 28, 2015

    We round up ten of the best festive shopping experiences on offer across the country.   Winchester 19 November – 22 December 2015 2015 marks the tenth anniversary of Winchester’s Christmas market and ice rink and it is expected that …

    Read More

  • VisitEngland’s Top Christmas Events 2015

    Published on : Tuesday, October 27, 2015

    This Christmas there are a number of wonderful winter events taking place across England to get the whole family feeling festive. From delicious foodie festivities and magical train rides with Santa, to brass bands in stunning locations. Here, VisitEngland rounds …

    Read More

  • ITB Berlin celebrating its 50th anniversary

    Published on : Tuesday, October 27, 2015

    Parties should be celebrated whenever the occasion arises. That also applies to the world’s leading travel trade show which in 2016 will be celebrating its 50th anniversary. The occasion is reason enough to look back once again at the history …

    Read More

  • Foodie&Tours offers interesting experiences in Gastronomic tourism

    Published on : Tuesday, October 27, 2015

    In only a couple months, the Spanish start-up Foodie&Tours has roused the interest of the international tourism sector, as one of the innovative initiatives in the new travel category of gastronomic tourism. Through its platform Foodie&Tours commercializes globally and in …

    Read More

  • Stockholm boasts of Europe’s oldest Christmas market

    Published on : Tuesday, October 27, 2015

    Welcome to visit the famous, oldest and most traditional Christmas Market in Stockholm with a special cheery festive atmosphere! It is located in the heart of the Old Town (Gamla Stan) at Stortorget square (close to the Royal Palace).   …

    Read More

  • ZSL London Zoo comes creeping to life with Halloween-themed special events

    Published on : Tuesday, October 27, 2015

    ZSL London Zoo comes creeping to life with Halloween-themed special events, animal demonstrations and hands-on activities this half term until November 2, 2016.   With a spooky schedule of activities including storytelling and creepy crafts, there’s enough to make everyone …

    Read More

  • Truman Bradley, Chairman, Fiji Tourism in an exclusive interview

    Published on : Tuesday, October 27, 2015

    Powered by Cincopa Video Hosting. In an exclusive interview at ITB Asia 2015 with Travel And Tour World, Truman Bradley, Chairman, Fiji Tourism shares details of upcoming aviation plans in 2016 with the launch of direct flights from the destination …

    Read More

  • Social media takes centre stage at WTM London

    Published on : Tuesday, October 27, 2015

    This year’s social media programme at World Travel Market London 2015 takes place across three days and will feature senior executives from Facebook, Twitter and Tripadvisor as well as startups, destinations, bloggers and publishers.   Organised in partnership with Travel …

    Read More

  • BA flight, operated by Comair, crash lands in Jo’burg; no casualties

    Published on : Monday, October 26, 2015

    In a freak accident a British Airways plane’s (operated by Comair) undercarriage collapsed after it crash landed at Johnannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport.   After landing, 94 passengers and six crew members were evacuated on the tarmac without injury. The incident happened just after …

    Read More

  • Thomas Bomkes shares his views about enhancing LGBT tourism at ITB ASIA

    Published on : Monday, October 26, 2015

    Powered by Cincopa Video Hosting.   In an exclusive interview with Travel And Tour World at ITB Asia, Thomas Bomkes, Managing Director of Diversity Tourism and LGBT consultant ITB Berlin, shares about the need for education in terms of being …

    Read More

  • Derry~Londonderry named top Halloween destination in the world

    Published on : Monday, October 26, 2015

    It’s official – Derry~Londonderry has been named Best Hallowe’en Destination in the World by top US publication USA Today, beating off competition from infamous spooky locations Transylvania, Sleepy Hollow and Salem, Massachusetts.   The ‘City of Bones’ scooped the majority …

    Read More

  • WTTC congratulates UK Government on new visa policies for Chinese visitors

    Published on : Monday, October 26, 2015

    The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) congratulates the Government of the United Kingdom (UK) for making changes to the visa processes for business and leisure travellers from the People’s Republic of China in acknowledgement of the tremendous potential for …

    Read More

  • Eurowings Europe is looking for flight attendants

    Published on : Sunday, October 25, 2015

    This week, Austria-based Eurowings Europe, which is part of the new Eurowings, published job postings for flight attendants with and without work experience. From the start of flight operations in Vienna in March 2016, the company will initially have a …

    Read More

  • BHA welcomes more Chinese visitors with cheaper visa to UK

    Published on : Friday, October 23, 2015

    The British Hospitality Association ( BHA ) has welcomed the government’s decision to introduce new cheaper visas to encourage visitors from China.   It follows a long campaign by the hospitality and tourism industry to make it easier and cheaper …

    Read More

  • Peak District and Derbyshire taking lead role in promoting tourism in England

    Published on : Friday, October 23, 2015

    Eight businesses across the Peak District and Derbyshire are playing a lead role in a pioneering project promoting England as a top destination for accessible tourism – now worth more than £12bn to the national economy.     Official tourist …

    Read More

  • UK tourism gets impetus with multi-entry visa for Chinese tourists

    Published on : Friday, October 23, 2015

    In response to the Prime Minister’s announcement of a significant reduction in costs for a long-term multi-entry visa for Chinese tourists, UKinbound is thrilled with the Government’s efforts in improving the competitiveness of the UK’s visa system and making the …

    Read More

  • London, home to Halloween events for all ages and tastes

    Published on : Saturday, October 17, 2015

    Gloomy dungeons, a haunted tower, bloodthirsty history; is there anywhere or any time more frightening than Halloween in London?   From terrifying witches to spooky club nights, the capital is home to Halloween events for all ages and tastes.   There are …

    Read More


arrow2Follow TTW
 
facebook-logo  twitter-logo  LinkedIn_logo  stumbleupon-logo   rss_logo 
ttw_blogger_logo  ttw_blogger_logo  ttw_blogger_logo

ADVERTISEMENT

  • 03 itb-asia 2017
  • 10 Globalwellnesssummit 2017
  • 10 thehotelshow 2017
  • 12 theleisureshow 17
  • 12 TTF17
  • 14 bltm 2017
  • 14 patatravelmart 2017
  • 14 Thehotelshow2017
  • 15 amsummit-ind 2017
  • 15 leisure 17
  • 16 Aviation Festival 2017
  • 16 OTDYKH 2017
  • 17 thincindonesia 2017
  • 17 worldmiceday 2017
  • 18 worldmiceday 2017
  • 19 IITM
  • 19 itehcmc 2017
  • 19 TTG Incontri 2017
  • 20 hmasummit  2017
  • 21 hoteltechhk 17
  • 43 PATA

TRAVEL INDUSTRY EVENTS

Get our toolbar!
Review www.travelandtourworld.com on alexa.com