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Iceland aviation threat lowered from red to orange

Iceland aviation threat lowered from red to orange

Icelandic authorities have reduced the ash alert level for aviation to orange from red, after raising it to the maximum level earlier in the day due to a fissure eruption of the Bardarbunga ...

Live in California?  You might have to think twice next time you pour a bucket of water over yourself or anyone

Ice Bucket Challenge: Not for Californians? Live in California? You might have to think twice next time you pour a bucket of water over yourself or anyone

By Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

Live in California? You might have to think twice next time you pour a bucket of water over yourself or anyone

Search is on for the best US “Love My City” video

United States Tourism Video Contest Search is on for the best US “Love My City” video

By Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

Magisto (magisto.com) has announced that the search is on for the best “Love My City” video.

Jamaica’s Ministry of Tourism:  Montego Bay’s cultural center now open

Jamaica’s Ministry of Tourism: Montego Bay’s cultural center now open

By Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

Jamaica’s Montago Bay area has a new tourist attraction – the Montego Bay Cultural Centre, Jamaica’s Ministry of Tourism has announced.

ICTP: School can be fun... and you can learn something, too

ICTP School on Green Growth and Travelism at the University of Hasselt in Belgium ICTP: School can be fun... and you can learn something, too

By Prof. Geoffrey Lipman, President, ICTP

The International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) says "School can be fun... and you can learn something, too."

Over 400 teargas shells fired at protesters storming Parliament House

BREAKING NEWS in Islamabad: Over 400 teargas shells fired at protesters storming Parliament House

By Agha Iqrar Haroon, Matiullah Khan, Sajid Ali Khan and Muhammad Asad

Updates:
Poly Clinic Hospital spokesman says Not a single casualty yet, no severe injuries yes shelling injuries, many policeman injured as well!

Tourists visiting Culver, Indiana can “Mark Twain Tonight”

Tourists visiting Culver, Indiana can “Mark Twain Tonight”

By eTN Staff Writer

If you happen to spending your Labor Day Weekend in Culver, Indiana, you have an opportunity to something unique tonight.

Unmanned Aircraft Partnership Reaches Major Milestone

Unmanned Aircraft Partnership Reaches Major Milestone

WARSAW: A team of research students and staff from Warsaw University of Technology have successfully demonstrated the first phase of flight test and integration of unmanned aircraft platforms with ...

Nairobi's outer ring road to become dual lane highway

Nairobi's outer ring road to become dual lane highway

By Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

NAIROBI’S OUTER RING ROAD TO BECOME DUAL CARRIAGE HIGHWAY

 Malaysia Airlines says no disruption to current service, unveils billion-dollar recovery plan

Malaysia Tourism Crisis Update: Malaysia Airlines says no disruption to current service, unveils billion-dollar recovery plan

By Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

Local reports in Malaysia are reporting that Malaysia Airlines (MAS) has said it does not plan on interrupting service following the recent tragedies the airline is currently facing.

Disney’s Aulani celebrates “momentous” third year

Disney’s Hawaii Tourism Connection: Disney’s Aulani celebrates “momentous” third year

By Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

Disney’s Hawaii property, Aulani, which is located on Oahu’s westside, celebrated its third-year anniversary yesterday.

Detroit stages successful job fair

Upcoming Michigan Tourism Attractions: Detroit stages successful job fair

By eTN Staff Writer

300 attendees from Detroit-based-and-headquartered businesses joined together yesterday, August 29, at MotorCity Casino Hotel to learn first-hand about job and business opportunities through ...

Seychelles Tourism and Culture Minister to the Indian community: Thank you!

Seychelles Tourism and Culture Minister to the Indian community: Thank you!

By eTN Staff Writer

Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, addressed a reception at the Asian Fusion Restaurant at Au Cap and said thank you to the Seychellois Indian Community who supported ...

Coming bubble for condotels in Bali?

Indonesia Travel and Tourism Trend: Coming bubble for condotels in Bali?

By balidiscovery.com

Bisnis Indonesia reports in its July 17, 2014 edition that developers of Condominium Hotels (Condotels) in Bali need to take into consideration the trend of declining occupancies being experienced ...

Tanzania eyes European football matches to attract more tourists

Tanzania eyes European football matches to attract more tourists

By Apolinari Tairo, eTN Tanzania Correspondent

Looking to attract Spanish and other European tourists, Tanzania is
eyeing the leading European soccer teams to join a hand in its tourism

Costa Rica Immigration Administration: If your visa is expired leave our country immediately

Costa Rica Immigration Administration: If your visa is expired leave our country immediately

Costa Rica's Immigration Administration clarified that foreigners caught with expired visas on their way out of Costa Rica will not be detained as long as they leave the country immediately.

HELP! We are rebels in Ukraine - Don't murder our citizens!

Chancellor Merkel, President Obama, Mr. Hollande, Mr. Cameron: You are deadly wrong on Ukraine! HELP! We are rebels in Ukraine - Don't murder our citizens!

"Why is the western media, why are western leaders like US President Obama, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, not hearing our side of the story? The west and the western media have it so wrong!

Seychelles Bayview Villa moves to become owner operated

Seychelles Bayview Villa moves to become owner operated

The Seychelles Bayview Villa is enjoying a fresh start as an 'owner operator establishment'.

Ebola: No need to impose “unnecessary stringent measures” on affected countries

Ebola: No need to impose “unnecessary stringent measures” on affected countries

ABIDJAN, Côte d'Ivoire - On a two-day trip (on August 26-27, 2014) to Sierra Leone and Liberia - two countries affected by the Ebola outbreak - African Development President (AfDB) President ...

UN health agency identifies countries at risk for spread of Ebola

UN health agency identifies countries at risk for spread of Ebola

The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) has identified six countries at risk for spread of the Ebola virus disease, adding that it is working with them to ensure that full surveillance, ...

UN invites private sector to help the Pacific’s unbanked access financial services

New UNDP/UNCDF facility offers US$ five million in grants UN invites private sector to help the Pacific’s unbanked access financial services

APIA, Samoa – The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) today launched a new funding facility, inviting financial service providers to develop new ...

Ebola caseload could exceed 20,000 in course of emergency

UN response roadmap on Ebola Virus Ebola caseload could exceed 20,000 in course of emergency

The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a roadmap that aims to stop Ebola transmissions within six to nine months, but acknowledges the actual number of cases may be much ...

United Kingdom: Do not travel to Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia

UK Foreign Office issues and renews travel warnings on Ebola virus threat United Kingdom: Do not travel to Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia

LONDON: The UK has changed its travel advice to Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia. Foreign Office advises against all but essential travel to these countries.

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