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Celebrate Halloween in Beijing and face arrest

Celebrate Halloween in Beijing and face arrest

Beijing police have warned visitors and locals they face arrest for wearing Halloween fancy dress on the subway as it may cause crowds to gather and create "trouble", a state-run newspaper said on ...

Malaysia Airlines disappearance: Law suite filed

Malaysia Airlines disappearance: Law suite filed

This is the first law suit filed on MH370. The suit was filed by lawyers on behalf of the two underage sons of Jee Jing Hang, who was on board the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines flight.

Friday afternoon: 5.0 earthquake in Japan

Friday afternoon: 5.0 earthquake in Japan

A 5.0 earthquake was measured in Japan at 15.33h local time on Friday, according to USGS.

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Latest data confirms sustained downturn of tourism fortunes

Latest data confirms sustained downturn of tourism fortunes

By Prof. Wolfgang H. Thome, Ph.D., eTN Africa Correspondent

Kenya’s latest arrival statistics make some grim reading as the arrival downturn continued throughout July.

Matera selected European Capital of Culture for 2019

Matera selected European Capital of Culture for 2019

By Mario Masciullo, eTN Italy Correspondent

ITALY (eTN) - "It is a sign of civilization and redemption that from Matera and Southern Italy is sent to Europe." This is the declaration of the Mayor of Matera, Salvatore Alleges, after the ...

Hamburg in Germany and Dar es Salaam in Tanzania come closer

Hamburg in Germany and Dar es Salaam in Tanzania come closer

By Apolinari Tairo, eTN Tanzania Correspondent

TANZANIA (eTN) - Bringing together two cities in two different continents, the city of Hamburg in Germany has twinned with Dar es Salaam in Tanzania through street naming.

German tourists robbed by Rome cabbie

German tourists robbed by Rome cabbie

ROME, Italy - German tourist and her 20-year-old daughter were robbed after taking a taxi from Rome's Fiumicino airport, Roma Today reported.

Taiwan to turn Suhua Highway into "world-class tourist attraction"

Taiwan to turn Suhua Highway into "world-class tourist attraction"

TAIPEI, Taiwan - The Directorate General of Highways (DGH) said Thursday it has been working with tourism authorities to turn the Suhua Highway that runs along Taiwan's picturesque eastern ...

Motel 6 launches Spanish language mobile website

Motel 6 launches Spanish language mobile website

DALLAS, TX - Motel 6 today announced the launch of its first Spanish language mobile web experience, allowing the brand to reach even more travelers and provide greater ease-of-use to Spanish ...

Dynamic Airways ready to restart flight to Guyana

Dynamic Airways ready to restart flight to Guyana

GREENSBORO, NC - Dynamic Airways, a US airline based in Greensboro, NC, is ready to restart its service from New York, NY (JFK) to Georgetown, Guyana (GEO).

International bloggers help Reunion Island become more visible

International bloggers help Reunion Island become more visible

Cognizant of the fact that blogs, especially travel blogs, have become hugely influential media outlets, unheard of until a few years ago.

Dar to Dubai: 19 times a week

Airline flights Dar to Dubai: 19 times a week

By Prof. Wolfgang H. Thome, Ph.D., eTN Africa Correspondent

When earlier this week Emirates upped their daily flights from Dubai to Dar es Salaam to twelve a week, it followed hot on the heels of the inaugural flight by “cousins” flydubai, which also ...

American Airlines continues investment in Los Angeles

American Airlines continues investment in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, CA - On any given day of the year, customers of American Airlines will have the most daily, direct service between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and London Heathrow Airport ...

Strong attendance at Seafood Expo Asia reflects growth of industry

Strong attendance at Seafood Expo Asia reflects growth of industry

HONG KONG - The continuing growth of the region's fish and aquaculture market was the central theme at the fifth edition of Seafood Expo Asia held fromSeptember 2-4 at the Hong Kong Convention and ...

Nigeria leads global efforts to contain Ebola outbreak

Nigeria leads global efforts to contain Ebola outbreak

ABUJA, Nigeria - Nigeria, through the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control and with approval from President Jonathan, will send nearly 600 volunteers to support Ebola-stricken countries in West ...

Cape Town Tourism celebrates its first decade

Cape Town Tourism celebrates its first decade

CAPE TOWN, South Africa - Cape Town Tourism celebrated its first decade last night at a festive AGM at the Tsogo Sun, Cape Sun.

Hard Rock International opens first location in Kazakhstan

Hard Rock International opens first location in Kazakhstan

ALMATY, Kazakhstan - Hard Rock is sweeping the world, spreading the message of rock from city to city, and now, the world-famous brand is taking Almaty by storm!

Southwest Airlines donates leather LUV Seat products in Kenya

Southwest Airlines donates leather LUV Seat products in Kenya

DALLAS­­, TX - Southwest Airlines today announced the distribution of products made in Kenya and the US as part of its global upcycling initiative LUV Seat: Repurpose with Purpose.

ICTP President to moderate IIPT panel at World Travel Market

ICTP President to moderate IIPT panel at World Travel Market

STOWE, Vermont, USA – Professor Geoffrey Lipman, President of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP), will be the moderator at this year’s IIPT World Travel Market event, ...

ACS workshops results in establishment of regional network of artisans of the greater Caribbean

ACS workshops results in establishment of regional network of artisans of the greater Caribbean

CARTAGENA, Colombia - The acclaimed colonial city of Cartegena de Indias, a UNESCO World Heritage site situated in the north of Colombia, along Colombia’s Caribbean Coast, was host to the ...

WTA shows solidarity for Caribbean

WTA shows solidarity for Caribbean

In a move to support the island of Anguilla in its recovery from Hurricane Gonzalo, and in a show of solidarity, World Travel Awards will host its Grand Final on the island.

US travel agents choose hottest international winter destination

US travel agents choose hottest international winter destination

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Based on bookings by members of the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA), Cancun is the most popular international destination for the 2014-2015 winter season.

Ten great places to hike, bike and sip in California wine country

Ten great places to hike, bike and sip in California wine country

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Now that the harvest rush has subsided, active wine lovers can take advantage of the good weather and enjoy vineyard landscapes with a hike or bike ride in California wine ...

Hyatt debuts in Panama

Hyatt debuts in Panama

CHICAGO, IL - Hyatt Hotels Corporation and Immobiliare Real Estate Development Group today announced the opening of Hyatt Place Panama City/Downtown in Panama City, Panama.

Cold, windy conditions in store for NYC Marathon

Cold, windy conditions in store for NYC Marathon

NEW YORK, NY - Millions will line the streets of New York City this Sunday and endure cold and blustery conditions to watch 50,000-plus runners participate in the 44th annual New York City ...

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