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Tourist likely to face charges over death

New Zealand Tourist likely to face charges over death

(eTN) - A Hungarian tourist just weeks in New Zealand looks likely to face a charge of killing Onehunga salesman Ronald James Brown.

Mr Brown, 69, was attacked sometime between 9.30pm ...

US - China Tourism Agreement opens US door for Chinese tourists

(TVLW) - China and the United States signed Tuesday an agreement making it much easier for Chinese tourists to visit the US on tourist visas, sources said.

Tuesday afternoon, the Chinese ...

Israel and Belgium to sign agreement to widen airline competition

Airlines Israel and Belgium to sign agreement to widen airline competition

eTN

(TVLW) - The airports authorities of Israel and Belgium are expected to sign Tuesday a new aviation agreement to enable further competition on airline routes between the countries.

America Attempts to Counteract Negative Stereotypes Among Tourists

U.S. State Department rolls out new ‘I Am America’ film America Attempts to Counteract Negative Stereotypes Among Tourists

(eTN) - Politics aside, very few would argue that the Bush years have been good for American tourism. As worldwide perception of America has grown more negative in response to U.S.

Las Vegas FBI backing plan for Vegas mob museum

LAS VEGAS (eTN) - Las Vegas is building a museum about some of its founding fathers and most influential figures — guys with names like Bugsy, Lefty and Lansky.

The mob museum will stand ...

No hope for Tanzanian Hajj pilgrims

No hope for Tanzanian Hajj pilgrims

Apolinary Tairo / eTN Tanzania, Africa, DAR ES SALAAM

Failure by Air Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL) to maintain its flight schedules caused a delay to more than 1500 Hajj pilgrims who booked the troubled national airline to fly them to Mecca, Saudi ...

Airline taxes Thou shall not tax me too much

Nelson Alcantara

Governments have definitely figured out how to make money on air travel. This was the sentiment echoed by European Tour Operator Association executive director Tom Jenkins when asked how he feels ...

African aviation African airlines may fly into oblivion, experts, CEOs worry

Abwao Oluoch l East African Business News

NAIROBI, Kenya - Africa's aviation experts and airline chiefs converged in Nairobi recently to explore ways of increasing access to financing for the acquisition of aircrafts amid growing fears ...

Caribbean tourism Innovation is necessary for sustainability in the tourism industry

Linda Straker l eTN Caribbean

“Caribbean Tourism: Another Level of Innovation” was the theme for the sixteenth Caribbean Media Exchange (CMEX) on Sustainable Tourism, which concluded in St Lucia Sunday.

Volunteerism, Egypt Popular tourist spots in Egypt support Millennium Goals through volunteerism

Hazel Heyer l Special to eTN

The Millennium Sails arrived on December 8 in Cairo after a 45-day journey starting from the tourist destination of Aswan. The event made a total of eight stops in the governorates on its route. ...

NY Philharmonic to perform in N. Korea

NEW YORK (eTN) - The New York Philharmonic has decided to perform in North Korea, a cultural breakthrough as tense relations between the United States and the reclusive Communist nation ease, the ...

Space Out-of-this-world adventures

(eTN) - As the average Trekkie counts down to next year’s big-screen prequel, hardcore space fanatics are waiting patiently for the year 2010, when Virgin Galactic hopes to start sending the VSS ...

Dutch debate building Tulip Island in North Sea

AMSTERDAM (eTN) - The Netherlands wants to redraw the map of Europe - literally.

Dubai has built Palm Island. Now the world leaders in land reclamation are considering an island in the ...

Airline Etihad voted best first class airline

UAE (TVLW) - Etihad Airways has been voted 'airline with best first class service in the world' by the readers of the monthly consumer magazine, Business Traveller USA.

The magazine's ...

Indonesia Minister denies tourism had significant impact on climate change

Denpasar, Bali (eTN) - Culture and Tourism Minister Jero Wacik has categorically refuted allegations that the tourism industry has had a significant impact on climate change.

"People ...

Airline Thailand's Leading Low-Cost Airline Expands Its Fleet with 2 Boeing Next-Generation 737-800s

Bangkok, Thailand (TVLW) - Nok Air, a leading Thai low-cost airline, is introducing two 190-seat Boeing Next-Generation 737-800s as it further expands its network.

Airlines Foreign airlines study airline & general security aspects in Israel

(eTN) - The delegation was slated to visit several key security sites including Ben Gurion International Airport, the central command and control centers of the Israel Police Department

Aruba Aruba PM invites Indian airline industry to set up base in Aruba

New Delhi (TVLW) - The wave of economic liberalization and growth is literally sweeping across the globe. Aruba, a tiny south Caribbean island nation, is no exception.

The Prime Minister of ...

How to show some etiquette at 35,000 feet Lighthearted Delta videos show the stresses that passengers encounter, and how to rise above them.

(eTN) - Volumes have been written about how to properly behave at weddings or which fork to use at fancy dinners.

Delta Air Lines is trying to raise awareness of behavior in the air by ...

Airlines Intesa CEO Slams Air France-KLM Bid For Alitalia

ROME (TVLW) - The chief executive of Intesa Sanpaolo SpA (ISP.MI), the main bank backing Air One SpA's bid to buy Alitalia SpA (AZA.MI), Monday said that selling Italy's state-controlled airline ...

Minister of Tourism of St. Lucia Integration of Caribbean Tourism is still a Dream: Chastanet

Castries, St. Lucia(TVLW) - Allen Chastanet, Minister of Tourism of St. Lucia affirmed integration in this sector is still a dream, during the last journey of the 16th Caribbean Media Exchange ...

Hawaii Hawaii Reserves plans 220-room Laie hotel

(TVLW) - Officials from Marriott International Inc. say the company is close to signing an agreement to operate a new 220-room hotel planned for La'ie.

The new hotel, which is expected to ...

Tampa Brandon Hotel Offers Luxuries of Home White Lodging Opens its First Embassy Suites in Florida Market

BRANDON, Fla. (TVLW) - White Lodging is proud to announce the opening of the first Embassy Suites added to its management portfolio with the opening of the Embassy Suites Tampa Brandon. The hotel ...

Iran Gunman kills French tourist at bus terminal in central Iranian city

TEHRAN, Iran (eTN) - A French tourist was fatally shot at a bus terminal in a central Iranian city by a gunman suspected of armed robbery, state media said Monday.

The official IRNA news ...

Fire or heart attack killed tourist Did mountain fire kill tourist?

(eTN) - The elderly British tourist found dead after a fire on Table Mountain could have died of a heart attack, the doctor who did the post mortem examination conceded on Monday.

However, ...

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