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Union strikes in New York City: Carl Icahn and Donald Trump take from the workers

Union strikes in New York City: Carl Icahn and Donald Trump take from the workers

© Dr. Elinor Garely, Editor in Chief, TourismExecutives.com (a division of eTN Publishing)

July 13, 2016 was a hot and sunny day in New York City, a perfect day to be in Atlantic City – at the beach or strolling the boardwalk, having a drink poolside at the Trump Taj Mahal hotel or ...

Travel secrets of Japan’s Kyushu island

Travel secrets of Japan’s Kyushu island

Andrew J. Wood, eTN Thailand Correspondent

Kyushi is the third largest island of Japan and offers an abundance of nature and unique world-class attractions. Andrew J.

Sheraton to acquire historic hotels in Tanzania

Sheraton to acquire historic hotels in Tanzania

Apolinari Tairo, eTN Tanzania Correspondent

TANZANIA (eTN) - Starwood Hotels and Resorts is set to acquire two accommodation facilities in Tanzania’s northern and coastal tourist zones.

African Union endorsed one man for UNWTO Secretary General: Walter Mzembi

African Union endorsed one man for UNWTO Secretary General: Walter Mzembi

Juergen Steinmetz, eTN

The Honorable Dr. Eng. Walter Mzembi is a happy man tonight.

African Union endorsements of candidates for various global organizations and UN platforms

African Union endorsements of candidates for various global organizations and UN platforms

At the ongoing 27th African Union Summit in Kigali, the African Union issues today a decision on African Candidatures with the International System.

Poll: Britain will cease to be a United Kingdom within ten years

Poll: Britain will cease to be a United Kingdom within ten years

LONDON, England - Britain will cease to be a United Kingdom within ten years according to 53 percent of Britons polled in a joint BBC/ComRes study.

Elimination of visas: African Union now issues Pan African e-passports

Elimination of visas: African Union now issues Pan African e-passports

Travel and tourism within Africa may become easier soon, at least for some. Currently holders of an African passport require visas to visit at least 30 countries on the continent.

UAE aircraft components supplier wins orders from Boeing and Airbus

UAE aircraft components supplier wins orders from Boeing and Airbus

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - The UAE’s ambitious diversification strategy is beginning to pay dividends.

African heads of states meet in Kigali to discuss ICC unease, South Sudan

African heads of states meet in Kigali to discuss ICC unease, South Sudan

KIGALI, Rwanda - African leaders arrived in the Rwandan capital Saturday to attend a major summit which is expected to be dominated by discussions about excessive focus of international bodies on ...

Blatant aggression: BBG CEO issues statement on detainment of Jeff Shell in Russia

Blatant aggression: BBG CEO issues statement on detainment of Jeff Shell in Russia

WASHINGTON, DC - On Tuesday, Broadcasting Board of Governors' Chairman Jeff Shell was denied entry into Russia and detained at Moscow's Sheremetevo Airport.

Kenya's Tourism Secretary welcomes inaugural Small Planet charter

Kenya's Tourism Secretary welcomes inaugural Small Planet charter

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

Polish charter airline Small Planet has again commenced flights from Warsaw to Mombasa, using the Airbus A321 aircraft on the route.

Turkish Airlines issues official updated statement

Turkish Airlines issues official updated statement

ISTANBUL, Turkey - Announcement from Turkish Airlines to our Valued Passengers and Dear Nation:

Air Partner: Prepared for Turkish relief

Air Partner: Prepared for Turkish relief

GATWICK AIRPORT, United Kingdom - Air Partner the global aviation services group, today reports that its charter broking, 24/7 Operations Department (“Ops24”) and Istanbul office are preparing ...

Did Turkish airlines chairman İlker Aycı perform magic?

Turkish Airlines CEO Temel Kotil aims for 50% flight operation today Did Turkish airlines chairman İlker Aycı perform magic?

According to M. İlker Aycı, chairman of Turkish Airlines, flights are due to resume at 1100 GMT or 2 pm Istanbul time on Saturday. He said this, according to CNN Turk.

Help! Hungry airline passengers stormed Star Alliance Turkish Airlines CIP lounge in Istanbul

Turkish Coup ongoing - Turkish Airlines: A brand self destructs before the eyes of the world? Help! Hungry airline passengers stormed Star Alliance Turkish Airlines CIP lounge in Istanbul

At the Star Alliance Turkish Airlines CIP Lounge at Ataturk International Airport in Istanbul, it is perceived as the best airline lounge in the world by many.

University of Seychelles International Centre for Peace Studies and Diplomacy

University of Seychelles International Centre for Peace Studies and Diplomacy

Seychelles founding President Sir James Mancham returned to Seychelles yesterday (Friday, July 15), following his visit to Paris, Hamburg, and London, during which time he held discussions and ...

ISIS confirmed Nice terror attack: We did it!

ISIS confirmed Nice terror attack: We did it!

According to a report released by the terror organization ISIS, this Islamic extremist group claims responsibility for the attack in Nice that killed 84 people.

Frustrated, stranded and scared: Thousands of airline passengers at Istanbul airports

Turkish Airlines: False promises, breakdown of customer service and stranded passengers Frustrated, stranded and scared: Thousands of airline passengers at Istanbul airports

Turkish Airlines, a 5-star airline, just this week rewarded many honors, and a member of the Star Alliance, it seems to be an airline unable to handle emergencies.

42 dead in Turkey coup attempt

President Erdogan: Turkey won't be frightened 42 dead in Turkey coup attempt

According to the Turkish prosecutor's office, at least 42 people have been killed in Ankara during attempted coup in Turkey, 17 of them police officers.

Turkey's President lands in Istanbul

Turkey's President lands in Istanbul

The aircraft carrying Turkish President Erdogan landed at Istanbul airport, reports the Anadolu Agency. He was met by a large crowd of supporters amid the coup attempt taking place in Turkey.

VAT protests rattle Tanzania's tourism minister

VAT protests rattle Tanzania's tourism minister

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

A clearly rattled Tanzania's Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism has signalled his readiness to sit down with the country's tourism industry, which is up in arms over the government's ...

Russian consortium places largest cargo aircraft order in Boeing's history

Russian consortium places largest cargo aircraft order in Boeing's history

MOSCOW, Russia and ATLANTA, GA - Taylor English Duma LLP served as outside legal counsel to Russia's Volga-Dnepr Group on its agreement to acquire 20 Boeing 747 8F aircraft worth $8 billion.

Fights to overtake power in Turkey still ongoing despite conflicting media reports

Fights to overtake power in Turkey still ongoing despite conflicting media reports

In Ankara public relations efforts are on the way to make the world believe the coup is over.

Flights to Turkey return midair: Air Canada cancels flights to Istanbul

Flights to Turkey return midair: Air Canada cancels flights to Istanbul

British, Lufthansa flights to Turkey are diverting or returning to point of origin.

Hawaii's first Hyatt Centric-branded hotel set to open in winter 2016-2017

Hawaii's first Hyatt Centric-branded hotel set to open in winter 2016-2017

HONOLULU, Hawaii - CoastWood Capital Group, Chartres Lodging Group and KKR today announced plans to open Hyatt Centric Waikīkī Beach in the former Waikīkī Trade Center.

Greyhound Mexico celebrates one year anniversary

Greyhound Mexico celebrates one year anniversary

DALLAS, TX - Today marks the official first anniversary of Greyhound's launch into Mexico, a venture that allowed the company to make history by becoming the first US-based intercity bus company ...

Fear of defaults prompts IATA to half payment terms for travel agents

Fear of defaults prompts IATA to half payment terms for travel agents

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

News are emerging from across Eastern Africa that the associations of travel agents are alarmed over IATA's latest tightening of payment rules.

East African skies attract competitive airlines with growing tourism

East African skies attract competitive airlines with growing tourism

Apolinari Tairo, eTN Tanzania Correspondent

East African skies are set to attract more airlines to operate within the region, taking advantage of the fast-growing tourist business and expansion of hotel investments in partner states.

Travel warning: United States Embassy in Ankara, Turkey is warning US citizens

Travel warning: United States Embassy in Ankara, Turkey is warning US citizens

The United States Embassy in Ankara, Turkey, informed US citizens minutes ago that shots have been heard in Ankara and both bridges in Istanbul, Bosphorous, and Fatih Sultan Mehmet are now ...

Boeing, SAA and Mango celebrate Africa's first commercial flights with sustainable biofuel

Boeing, SAA and Mango celebrate Africa's first commercial flights with sustainable biofuel

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Boeing, South African Airways (SAA) and low-cost carrier Mango today celebrated Africa's first passenger flights with sustainable aviation biofuel.

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