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UK tourists in Israel urged to take a dip into politics

Yachad Tours UK tourists in Israel urged to take a dip into politics

Brits holidaying in Israel are being urged to leave the hotel and take a dip into politics with a day trip to the West Bank and East Jerusalem.

UN: Human rights being cast aside amid Middle East politics

Israeli Occupation Of Palestine UN: Human rights being cast aside amid Middle East politics

International human rights and humanitarian law is constantly being cast aside amid Middle East politics, the United Nations human rights chief said today, speaking out on issues such as illegal ...

Serengeti must not die or must it

Politics And The Environment Serengeti must not die or must it

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

(eTN) - Stroking top politicians’ egos is a favorite pastime of sycophants in the run up to any election, but Tanzania is taking it to a completely new level now by stubbornly sticking to a road ...

The Power To Make A Difference Tanzania politics as seen through the eyes of the young

Jacob J. Selengia

TANZANIA - “Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.” - Plato (Greek philosopher, 428 BC-348 BC)

It's a riot: Touring May Day Berlin

Anti-Capitalist American Tour Guide Offers Riot Sightseeing In Berlin It's a riot: Touring May Day Berlin

WIEBKE HOLLERSEN

He calls himself Bill, though it goes without saying that it's not his real name. And he doesn't want any photos taken of his face. He is, after all, a left-wing extremist.

Former Uganda tourism minister to retire from politics

Janat Mukwaya Makes Announcement Former Uganda tourism minister to retire from politics

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

The former Minister for Tourism, Trade, and Industry, Hon. Janat Mukwaya, announced last weekend her retirement from active politics, come the next general elections in early 2011.

Iran: The days of living dangerously

Iran Unrest Iran: The days of living dangerously

Hazel Heyer, eTN Staff Writer

As Iran’s top cleric, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has declared Iran's recent election legitimate, a “no major fraud.” He will not denounce the results of the presidential election, stopping a ...

Fliers' rights still delayed by politics

Passengers' Rights Fliers' rights still delayed by politics

Carol J. Williams, Tribune Newspapers

On the Friday after Christmas two years ago, more than 13,000 passengers were cooped up without food and water in planes that had been circling closed airports or idling on tarmacs for up to 11 ...

eTN Inbox:  The closure of Suvarnabhumi Airport

eT Inbox eTN Inbox: The closure of Suvarnabhumi Airport

My hotel has 400 rooms and employs close to 600 people. They support a large local group of suppliers who in turn provide jobs for more than 2000 people and their families.

Politics plunge Zimbabwe tourism deeper into uncertainty

Current Situation Detrimental To Tourism Politics plunge Zimbabwe tourism deeper into uncertainty

Nelson Alcantara, editor-in-chief

As the Zimbabwean dollar plummets in value, banks across Zimbabwe show the same grim scene daily: people flocking to take out money, some even staying in line overnight just to get a hand on cash. ...

Renewed political turmoil casts a shadow on IT&CMA

Thailand Unrest Renewed political turmoil casts a shadow on IT&CMA

Stéphane Hanot

BANGKOK, Thailand (eTN) - As the 16th edition of IT&CMA (Incentive Travel and Convention Meetings Asia) opened here in Bangkok, political turmoil around the parliament has cast a shadow on ...

Centre-left rejects Austrian Airline sale

Austrian Airlines sale lost in politics Centre-left rejects Austrian Airline sale

VIENNA - Austria's co-governing centre-left remains opposed to a quick sale of the government's 43 percent stake in Austrian Airlines, the Social Democrat junior transport minister said on ...

Six travel issues likely to be ignored

Politics Of Travel Six travel issues likely to be ignored

No matter who wins, you lose.

Whether you're a Democrat, Republican or pondering a protest vote for an independent presidential candidate in November, what you do at the ballot box is ...

House panel chairman vows to fight airline mergers, hold hearings

Politics Of Airlines Mergers House panel chairman vows to fight airline mergers, hold hearings

The Democratic chairman of a key House committee pledged a vigorous effort to slow or stop, if possible, a proposed merger between Delta Air Lines Inc. (DAL) and rival carriers Northwest Airlines ...

Bhutto saw tourism as a way forward for Pakistan

Pakistan Bhutto saw tourism as a way forward for Pakistan

David Beirman

(eTN) - As early as 1990, Benazir Bhutto outlined her vision of tourism as a major force in economic development for Pakistan. A New York Times article by Barbara Crosette on August 6, 1990 ...

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