Rail Europe, Inc. Names Zine Belhonchet as CEO and President

Rail Europe has announced that effective August 1, 2015, Zine Belhonchet, CFO of Rail Europe, the Overseas Business Unit of VSC Group, has also been appointed CEO and President of Rail Europe, Inc., the legal entity of Rail Europe in...Read more

Ponant Partners with Veuve Clicquot Champagne

Ponant and Veuve Clicquot are partnering to bring French excellence and savoir-faire to the four corners of the world. The famous French Champagne house and the only French cruise ship owner have signed an exclusive partnership to offer Veuve Clicquot...Read more

Iceland: The largest hotel in Reykjavik opened this month

Iceland’s largest hotel, Fosshotel Reykjavik, opened June 1, 2015. The hotel offers 320 rooms, on 16 floors, many of which showcase amazing views of the city and the bay area. The hotel is located in the growing business district in...Read more

New Hotels Join Bavaria’s Sightsleeping Hotels Portfolio

Five new additions to the Sightsleeping hotel brand have been crowned by a jury of art experts, professional designers, journalists and tourism experts. Criteria for inclusion are the attraction value and the aesthetic level of an establishment. Only those candidates...Read more

Turkish Airlines to launch Atlanta-Istanbul Flights

Turkish Airlines will launch a long-awaited daily flight from Atlanta to Istanbul starting May 2016. The flights will launch on Boeing 777-300ER jets between Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and Istanbul Ataturk Airport. Atlanta will be the ninth U.S. city served by...Read more

Travel Bound’s ‘Europalooza’ Offers Bonus Commissions for Travel Through October

Travel Bound, a leading supplier of fully independent travel (FIT) to destinations around the globe sold exclusively through travel agents, launched “Europalooza” offering travel professionals bonus commissions on bookings to London, Paris and Rome — 5% on transfers and sightseeing...Read more

Flo Tours Rolls Out New Online Booking Engine

Flo Tours, a tour operator that has been offering packages to Turkey, Greece, Israel, Jordan, and Egypt for 20 years, is unveiling a new booking engine that will enable travel agents to do everything necessary to complete a booking online....Read more

Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts Expands Its Footprint to Istanbul

Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts announced that it has entered into an agreement with Turkish developer Garanti Koza to manage Swissôtel KozaPark Istanbul, a new property being developed in the city’s fast-growing Esenyurt district. Slated to open in 2019, the project...Read more

Odysseys Unlimited Schedules 13 Small-Group Departures to Enticing Iceland

A cinematic landscape (think Narnia) with massive glaciers, bubbling mud holes, and rainbow-laden waterfalls coupled with supreme bird life and a sun that never sets for six weeks of the year are but a few of the reasons to join...Read more

Spain: Tour Operators From Across The Globe Attending Euroal 2015

More than 50 tour operators from 18 countries, buyers of tourism products, will attend the business round tables or workshop in EUROAL 2015, taking place this 3, 4 and 5 June in the Palacio de Congresos y Exposiciones in Torremolinos...Read more