France: AmaWaterways Introduces New Bordeaux Itineraries for 2016

AmaWaterways has debuted its first-ever Bordeaux itineraries. Starting in spring 2016, the line will offer 22 “Taste of Bordeaux” sailings aboard AmaDolce, sailing the Garonne and Dordogne Rivers in France’s most renowned wine region. Eight of the 22 departures will...Read more

ITB Berlin Wraps Up Record Breaking Event, Announces 2016 Dates

Despite international crises and the risk of political conflict around the world, as 2015 begins the economic prospects for the global travel industry could not be better for the months to come. As ITB Berlin, the world’s largest travel trade...Read more

Berlin’s Museum Landscape Expands with New Museums, Re-Openings.

Berlin’s cultural landscape of about 180 museums and collections keeps growing, as new special interest museums are opening and renovations are completed at larger establishments. Tshoban Foundation – Museum for Architectural Drawings Open since 2013 at the former Pfefferberg Brewery...Read more

Spain: Iberia, Renfe Named Official Carriers of MITM Euromed

GSAR Marketing, the organizers behind MITM Euromed, Meetings and Incentive Travel Market, has appointed Iberia and RENFE the official carriers of the fair. Both companies are offering great discounts for MITM Euromed’s national and international participants to attend the fair...Read more

Nigel Osborne Joins Keytours as Vice President of Sales and Business Development

Longtime travel industry veteran Nigel Osborne has joined Keytours Vacations International as Vice President, Sales and Business Development. KeyTours Vacations provides travelers with tailor-made, flexible journeys to Europe, the Mediterranean, and Latin America, including independent, pre and post cruise and...Read more

SWISS renames European Subsidiary Swiss Global Air Lines

Swiss International Air Lines subsidiary Swiss European Air Lines is changing its name to Swiss Global Air Lines, and will operate under the SWISS brand. The Avro RJ100 operator said the renaming had been prompted by the planned integration of...Read more

Turkey: Warwick International Hotels Adds Mona Hotel to Portfolio

Warwick International Hotels has added Mona Hotel, set in the heart of Ankara, the capital city of Turkey, to its portfolio. Mona Hotel is a superior smoke-free boutique hotel with 32 rooms and suites ready to meet all of travelers...Read more

Strong Dollar Means Increased Demand for Europe Travel

Delta Vacations, in partnership with Air France Holidays and Alitalia Vacations, is revealing that its bookings to Europe are growing during the traditional low season. “We’ve seen impressive growth in first-quarter travel to Europe over the past few years,” said...Read more

Germany: Hamburg’s Elbphilharmonie Concert Hall to Open January 2017

Hamburg’s long anticipated new concert hall and cultural landmark, the Elbphilharmonie, is scheduled to open on January 11, 2017, it was announced by the Hamburg Senate. Preceding the inception of the concert hall, the building’s 120 feet high plaza, which...Read more

Keytours Vacations Debuts London-Downton Abbey Package

Highclere Castle, setting for the popular “Downton Abbey” series, is the highlight of a new 4-night “London-Downton Abbey” vacation package from KeyTours Vacations. KeyTours Vacations provides travelers with tailor-made, flexible journeys to Europe, the Mediterranean, and Latin America, including independent,...Read more