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Yuan's depreciation does not hinder Chinese from traveling. Not yet, at least

Yuan's depreciation does not hinder Chinese from traveling. Not yet, at least

China's currency devaluation and slowing economic growth have caused turmoil in world financial markets, but they have not really bothered Chinese tourists. Not yet, at least.

Tourist charged with careless driving causing death in New Zealand

Tourist charged with careless driving causing death in New Zealand

DUNEDIN, New Zealand - An Italian tourist involved in a fatal crash in Northern Southland on Friday has been charged by police.

Minister: Record summer for Italian tourism boosted by Expo 2015

Minister: Record summer for Italian tourism boosted by Expo 2015

ROME, Italy - All data from trading associations confirm that this year Italy can boast of a record summer with regards to tourism.

Abu Dhabi Tourism launches promotional campaign in major GCC cities

Abu Dhabi Tourism launches promotional campaign in major GCC cities

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) is touring a number of GCC cities later this month in a promotional campaign featuring Abu Dhabi's ...

NZ ministers: Regional airline competition welcomed

NZ ministers: Regional airline competition welcomed

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - New Zealand's Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce and Transport Minister Simon Bridges have this morning welcomed increased competition in the regional aviation ...

Reunion: A blue-ribbon island

Adventure tourism all around the island Reunion: A blue-ribbon island

Reunion Island, the French Indian Ocean island located east of Madagascar, has in recent years established itself as a premier adventure holiday destination, offering way beyond just ordinary ...

MeetChina 2015: Extending Arabian welcome to top Chinese travel buyers

MeetChina 2015: Extending Arabian welcome to top Chinese travel buyers

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Seventy top Chinese travel buyers experience the best in Arabian hospitality at glittering Welcome Reception for MeetChina 2015

Jordan takes on the world - David and Goliath style

Longest Slip ‘N Slide to be unveiled this fall for Jordanians and tourists Jordan takes on the world - David and Goliath style

AMMAN, Jordan - The tiny Kingdom of Jordan is ready to “take on” the challenge of creating the longest Slip ‘N Slide in the world, event organizer, Monaco Business Development, announced ...

Thieves pose as wealthy Arab tourists, rob Paris hotel rooms

Thieves pose as wealthy Arab tourists, rob Paris hotel rooms

French police have arrested two thieves who posed as wealthy Gulf Arab tourists and robbed a number of hotel rooms, officials said.

Lawyer: "Boxing" tourist plans to prosecute his Istanbul assailants

Lawyer: "Boxing" tourist plans to prosecute his Istanbul assailants

ISTANBUL, Turkey - The Kuwait-born Irish tourist who was captured on video taking on a mob of 15 shopkeepers in Istanbul has undergone an operation to repair a skull fracture, a reporter for daily ...

IMF: Stronger tourism drives Grenada's GDP growth

IMF: Stronger tourism drives Grenada's GDP growth

ST GEORGE'S, Grenada - Grenada’s economy is on the rise.

Taiwanese lawmaker: More Chinese tourists means more crime

Taiwanese lawmaker: More Chinese tourists means more crime

TAIPEI, Taiwan - With the Executive Yuan poised to raise the cap on the number of Chinese tourists traveling to Taiwan via the Free Independent Travel (FIT) program, an opposition lawmaker likened ...

British tourist breaks back in Ibiza

British tourist breaks back in Ibiza

IBIZA, Spain - Sean Paul McCabe has already endured a five hour operation to reduce pressure on his damaged spine and faces a further 12 hours in surgery to repair the damage.

Oman's police issues safety warning after tourist's hiking death

Oman's police issues safety warning after tourist's hiking death

MUSCAT, Oman - Hikers exploring unmarked terrain in the mountains and valleys of Oman should be escorted by experienced guides, warned police and experts following the death of a British woman who ...

Kenya Airways sells its Boeing 777-200 aircraft

Kenya Airways sells its Boeing 777-200 aircraft

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

Kenya Airways has put things in motion last week to sell off four Boeing B777-200s, which were acquired from the manufacturer new between 2004 and 2007.

NMA: Nigeria loses billions to medical tourism

NMA: Nigeria loses billions to medical tourism

ABUJA, Nigeria - Nigeria loses a sum of N250 billion annually to medical tourism, the Nigeria Medical Association(NMA) has said.

Aviation official: UAE-Philippines flights will increase 25 percent soon

Aviation official: UAE-Philippines flights will increase 25 percent soon

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Flights between the UAE and the Philippines will see a 25 percent increase soon, possibly connecting more regional airports in the south-east Asian nation to the hubs ...

Zimbabwe debates Internet governance

Zimbabwe debates Internet governance

WINDHOEK, Namibia - Stakeholders in Zimbabwe's ICT industry who converged at Jameson Hotel in Harare on August 21, 2015, to debate and deliberate on the national importance of the internet and its ...

Volkswagen launches cultural engagement initiative in China

Volkswagen launches cultural engagement initiative in China

SHANGHAI, China and WOLFSBURG, Germany - Volkswagen begins its activities as a cultural partner in China with the involvement of Volkswagen Group China in the Rain Room exhibition.

Bangkok bomb killing was not a terror attack according to police

Bangkok bomb killing was not a terror attack according to police

Bangkok police claimed they had one of the suspects in custody. National police chief Somyot Pumpanmuang downplayed any suggestion that the suspect was connected to terrorism.

East African Community: Prepare for climate change!

Agriculture, Tourism and Natural Resources Committee: climate change is real East African Community: Prepare for climate change!

A key policy report on climate change and gender for the East African Community had Secretariat (EAC) calling on Partner States to promote pro-active approaches through adequate preparedness and ...

Dubai's plans to become medical tourism hub will be the focus of international event

Dubai's plans to become medical tourism hub will be the focus of international event

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - The emirate’s plans to become a hub for medical tourism will be the focus of a conference next week.

Two Praslinois musicians to be honored in the Seychelles' Musicians Wall of Fame

Two Praslinois musicians to be honored in the Seychelles' Musicians Wall of Fame

As part of the celebrations to mark this year's Praslin Culinary & Arts Fiesta, the Seychelles' Musicians Association and the country's Ministry of Tourism and Culture will be honoring two ...

eTN names Ethiopian Caravan Hotel as newest addition to THE LIST

eTN names Ethiopian Caravan Hotel as newest addition to THE LIST

The Caravan Hotel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, was nominated to be added to THE LIST by eTurboNews.

LGBT Hawaii well represented at the 2015 Hawaii Tourism Marketing Conference

LGBT Hawaii well represented at the 2015 Hawaii Tourism Marketing Conference

By Scott Foster, eTN Hawaii

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Five people representing the recently-formed LGBT HAWAI`I organization which is working to promote Hawaii's LGBT-owned and supportive businesses were the guests of the Hawai`i ...

Bahamas declares "All Clear" as tropical storm Erika passes the islands

Bahamas Minimally Impacted As Hotels, Airports, and Cruise Ship Ports Remained Open Bahamas declares "All Clear" as tropical storm Erika passes the islands

NASSAU, Bahamas - It’s business as usual in The Islands Of The Bahamas now that Tropical Storm Erika has changed course, where it will only pass South and West of The Bahamas.

Gishwati-Mukura Nartional Park getting ready for tourism

Gishwati-Mukura Nartional Park getting ready for tourism

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

Preparations are ongoing in Rwanda to get the country’s fourth national park, Gishwati–Mukura, ready for tourist visitors, including the completion of key infrastructure elements.

RwandAir to move from a continental to an intercontinental airline

RwandAir to move from a continental to an intercontinental airline

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

COUNTDOWN STARTS IN EARNEST FOR RWANDAIR TO MOVE FROM A CONTINENTAL TO AN INTERCONTINENTAL AIRLINE

Swaziland's famous cultural and tourism event turned deadly for 38 young girls

Swaziland's famous cultural and tourism event turned deadly for 38 young girls

On the way to a major cultural and tourism event, a total of 38 young girls were pronounced dead, with more than twenty others seriously injured in a car crash in Swaziland, according to the ...

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