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UN chief: Saddened by EgyptAir flight crash

UN chief: Saddened by EgyptAir flight crash

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is “deeply saddened” by the crash of EgyptAir's flight MS804 yesterday, his spokesman said today in a statement.

African commission on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information

African commission on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information

The African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights' (ACHPR) Chairperson, Commissioner Pansy Tlakula, today urged media organizations to push for implementation of the government-sanctioned ...

Africa yellow fever outbreak and the threat to travel and tourism

Africa yellow fever outbreak and the threat to travel and tourism

A yellow fever outbreak was detected in Angola late in December 2015 and confirmed by the Institut Pasteur Dakar (IP-D) on January 20, 2016.

PATA UNWTO debate in Guam: Seychelles Minister VIP panel guest

PATA UNWTO debate in Guam: Seychelles Minister VIP panel guest

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

During the course of his visit to the US island of Guam as a VIP invited guest at the 2016 PATA Summit being hosted on the island at the Dusit Thani resort, Alain St.Ange, Seychelles Minister for ...

FESTPAC Opening: Guam becomes the center of the Blue Continent

Nations from the Pacific Ocean participated at FESTPAC opening today in Guam FESTPAC Opening: Guam becomes the center of the Blue Continent

The stadium was full. Thousands of spectators unable to get into the Guam stadium today watched the FESTPAC opening ceremony from giant screens outside the venue.

Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands: A bridge between Africa and the Pacific Asia region?

Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands: A bridge between Africa and the Pacific Asia region?

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

Could the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands become the bridge between Africa and the Pacific and Asia region?

flynas increases Saudi Arabia to Abu Dhabi flights

Flynas and Etihad - a good combination? flynas increases Saudi Arabia to Abu Dhabi flights

The Saudi-based national airline, flynas, is increasing capacity between their home country and the UAE with new flights linking Abu Dhabi with Riyadh and Jeddah.

Qatar Airways at EBACE

Qatar Airways at EBACE

Qatar Executive, the private jet charter division of award-winning Qatar Airways, will be exhibiting at Europe’s leading business aviation show EBACE, taking place from May 24-26 in Geneva, ...

Seychelles Tourism Minister and Guam Senator meet during PATA summit

Seychelles Tourism Minister and Guam Senator meet during PATA summit

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

Founded in 1951, PATA (Pacific Asia Travel Organization) is a non-profit association internationally acclaimed for acting as a catalyst for the responsible development of tourism to, from, and ...

Former British Prime Minister warns against Britain leaving EU

Former British Prime Minister warns against Britain leaving EU

LONDON, England - British ex-Prime Minister Gordon Brown has warned against Britain leaving the European Union, saying it "would send the wrong message about the UK".

Guam Tourism with FestPac puts the Blue Continent in the global spotlight

FestPac celebrating Pacific Island Cultures: Visitors to Guam in for a treat Guam Tourism with FestPac puts the Blue Continent in the global spotlight

The blue continent is in the spotlight of the world today, and the center is the American island of Guam. It's a cultural and tourism event only happening every 4 years and of a very special ...

At least ten killed in Iraq bomb attack

At least ten killed in Iraq bomb attack

BAGHDAD, Iraq - At least ten people were killed in a bomb attack Saturday in Iraq’s Salahuddin Province, north of the capital, Baghdad, security sources say.

India issues warnings of “severe heatwave”

India issues warnings of “severe heatwave”

NEW DELHI, India - Over 2,000 people died last year when India suffered one of its deadliest heatwaves.

My city: Mississauga

Travel Story My city: Mississauga

Maria G. Yates

When I travel abroad, say Buffalo, I tell people I’m from Toronto. I’m not. I’m from Mississauga.

BrazilVacation.travel: Offering the perfect personalized Brazil vacation

Tailor made tours to a traveler's unique preferences BrazilVacation.travel: Offering the perfect personalized Brazil vacation

travel.travel

The American owner/operator of BrazilVacation.travel, Jonah Golan, had a promising career in hotel management in Seattle, until he took a seven-month backpacking trip to Brazil in 2010.

Pilots report UFO sighting near Istanbul airport

Pilots report UFO sighting near Istanbul airport

ISTANBUL, Turkey - The area near Istanbul airport has become the newest alien-sighting site – two Turkish pilots claim they saw a suspicious unidentified object, apparently a UFO, with green ...

Amnesty International: Russia least welcoming country for refugees

Amnesty International: Russia least welcoming country for refugees

LONDON, England - Russia is the least welcoming country to refugees, according to a survey commissioned by Amnesty International and conducted by consulting firm GlobeScan.

Canadian government celebrates opening of Parks Canada's 2016 visitor season

Canadian government celebrates opening of Parks Canada's 2016 visitor season

MALLORYTOWN, ON, Canada - "Today, I am pleased to be celebrating the opening of Parks Canada's 2016 visitor season at Thousand Islands National Park.

Egypt's Civil Aviation Minister: "Don't make up conspiracy theories. Yet."

Egypt's Civil Aviation Minister: "Don't make up conspiracy theories. Yet."

CAIRO, Egypt - Egyptian Civil Aviation Minister Sharif Fathi has called on people not to make up conspiracy theories and to wait for the results of the investigation of the EgyptAir flight ...

Boeing urged to 'reconsider' business with Iran

Boeing urged to 'reconsider' business with Iran

WASHINGTON, DC - US congressmen summoned Boeing executives to warn them against entering the Iranian market, a report says.

Powerful Costa Rica volcano eruption: “All-hell-broke-loose” situation

Powerful Costa Rica volcano eruption: “All-hell-broke-loose” situation

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica - Featuring thick clouds of ash and smoke rising into the grey sky, spectacular images of the powerful Costa Rica volcano eruption have flooded social media.

Russia and Putin sued over shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17

Russia and Putin sued over shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17

CANBERRA, Australia - Families of victims of downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 are suing Russia and its President Vladimir Putin in the European Court of Human Rights.

2016 PATA Executive Board: The vote is in

2016 PATA Executive Board: The vote is in

At the PATA Aannual Summit at the Dusit Thani Hotel in Guam today, the new 2016 PATA Executive Board was voted in.

Here are the results:

Chairman: Andrew Jones, Sanctuary Resorts

Marshall Islands poem to save the world: Standing ovation and heartbreaking

PATA Summit - UNWTO Ministerial Debate in Guam today - watch the videos Marshall Islands poem to save the world: Standing ovation and heartbreaking

A heartfelt poem to save the world was presented by the Republic of the Marshall Islands today at the PATA UNWTO Ministerial Summit on the US island of Guam today.

United Nations to work with Seychelles for a better future on a cleaner planet

United Nations to work with Seychelles for a better future on a cleaner planet

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

Seychelles President James Michel received the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, at State House this evening.

 ET A1 aviation fuel - critically low supply in Tanzania

ET A1 aviation fuel - critically low supply in Tanzania

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

Supplies of Jet A1 aviation fuel are said to be running critically low in Tanzania after a batch delivered more recently was found to carry some contamination, detected by quality-control ...

EgyptAir #804: Smoke detected inside aircraft cabin

EgyptAir #804: Smoke detected inside aircraft cabin

According to three independent sources and the Aviation Herald, a specialist site that reports on the airline industry, data was passed on from EgyptAir Flight 804’s A320 Aircraft Communications ...

Miami voted Most Facial Hair Friendly City in America

Miami voted Most Facial Hair Friendly City in America

STERLING, IL - Sunshine, white sand and whiskers— it's a recipe for happiness anywhere, especially in Miami, where beards are abuzz.

North Korea to abolish travel visas for Russians

North Korea to abolish travel visas for Russians

MOSCOW, Russia - North Korea has proposed new negotiations to simplify and abolish travel visas for Russians, Far East Development Minister Alexander Galushka announced Thursday.

Vote Leave: Staying in EU increases UK population, strains health care system

Vote Leave: Staying in EU increases UK population, strains health care system

LONDON, England - Staying in the European Union (EU) could increase Britain’s population by up to 5 million by 2030, putting the county’s health care system under "unsustainable" pressure, an ...

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