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Exciting New Partnership

EarthTV and eTurboNews team up

May 10, 2010

EarthTV, the world’s largest remote-controlled broadcast camera network, and eTurboNews, the oldest global travel industry publication with the largest global trade and journalist circulation on the Internet, have announced an exciting new partnership. ETurboNews, which has a global readership base of 235,000+ travel industry readers worldwide, has installed earthTV’s revolutionary webTV-player across its editions. The webTV-player will enable eTurboNews to integrate into its own website stunning LIVE location footage from earthTV’s 70+ broadcast-quality cameras. The partnership will also allow for revenue share from advertising featured on the webplayer, which can highlight, for example, destination attractions including weather reports and forecasts, shopping guides, accommodation, tourism services, and cultural events.

Florian Lormes, earthTV’s director of sales and marketing, deputy head of new media, commented: “We at earthTV are delighted to be partnering up with eTurboNews. It is an online publication that we have long held in the highest respect. We have a shared commitment to quality and integrity coupled with technological excellence that can deliver a service to the worldwide travel industry that is unrivaled for its immediacy and insight. EarthTV operates 70 broadcast camera locations offering city skylines, rolling oceans, and majestic mountains, and much more the world over. The images from these cameras through our program, The World LIVE, already reach[es] over 2 billion TV people worldwide through our global broadcasting clients. This, the biggest TV audience reach achieved by any European television company, is augmented by the hugely popular We look forward to developing our already thriving tourism partnerships alongside eTurboNews.”

Jürgen Steinmetz, founder and publisher of eTurboNews added: “With earthTV’s live broadcast cameras stationed all around the globe, when someone reads one of our stories about a particular destination, they will now have the ability to link to that area and actually see live, streaming, broadcast quality images. This will add a dynamic dimension to the depth of our stories, and we are extremely pleased to partner with earthTV to bring this exciting technology to our readers.”


In the field of travel trade information distribution, eTurboNews instantly global reach are travel trade professionals and media through 235,000+ outlets receiving its daily newsletter – Additionally, its information is designed to be accessible through Google and other Internet search engines.

ETurboNews calls on a network of in-country representatives, correspondents, and analysts to provide focused news reports relevant to the travel trade faster than the general public media and hosts a discussion forum and weblog related to travel and tourism, which provides interaction, information, and feedback from readers.

ETurboNews' first edition was mailed on April 1, 2001, and it is the oldest global travel industry publication with the largest global trade and journalist circulation on the Internet.


EarthTV is the most successful daily LIVE programme out of Europe, reaching over 2 billion television viewers in 200 countries - available in any language and station design, delivered LIVE every hour, 24 times per day. EarthTV’s spectacular 90 seconds LIVE programming airs on more than 40 TV channels around the world, including CenterTV (Russia), CWTV (China), Al Arabiya (Middle East), France2 (France), Sky Travel (UK), N24 (Germany), SBS (Australia), Bloomberg (Turkey), and NDTV (India). EarthTV content is also available on selected mobile and 3G platforms and on airport media. In January 2007, earthTV launched its new online platform . In 2009, this was augmented by its revolutionary webTV-player. EarthTV’s latest camera is atop Cannes iconic Palais des Festivals on the glamerous Cote D’Azur.

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