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Family travel in the electronic age

Family Travel Family travel in the electronic age

Alisa Abecassis, ExploreAll50.com

Should kids be allowed to be connected electronically when the family travels? How much is too much and what limits are appropriate?

Americans receive half the amount of vacation time of Russians

Paid and public holiday entitlements across the globe Americans receive half the amount of vacation time of Russians

DALLAS, Texas - Recent findings reveal a huge disparity in paid and public holiday entitlements across the globe.

Most romantic hotels in the world revealed

2013 Travelers' Choice Awards for the Most Romantic Hotels Most romantic hotels in the world revealed

NEWTON, Mass. - The US and worldwide winners of 2013 Travelers' Choice Awards for the Most Romantic Hotels have been announced today.

First day of 2013 sets snow record in America

Nearly 70 percent of the contiguous US covered by snow First day of 2013 sets snow record in America

Jillian Macmath

STATE COLLEGE, Pennsylvania - The first day of 2013 marked the widest coverage of snow the US has seen on January 1 in the past 10 years.

Bit join prestigious association promoting tourism towards the USA

Growing phenomenon offers many trade opportunities Bit join prestigious association promoting tourism towards the USA

MILAN, Italy – Bit - Borsa Internazionale del Turismo - is now an active member of Visit USA, the association which promotes and develops tourism from Italy to the US.

USA invited to participate in Seychelles annual carnival

Seychelles Minister and USA Ambassador meet USA invited to participate in Seychelles annual carnival

Ambassador Shari Villarosa of the United States of America called on Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, for a working visit after having presented ...

White House: US popular with tourists again

Tourism to the United States is growing White House: US popular with tourists again

More people from around the world are holding court with Disney World princesses and pondering the Grand Canyon's depths this year, all the while boosting the US economy, according to a White ...

US-Pakistan intelligence meeting fixed

Pakistan to take up issues with CIA US-Pakistan intelligence meeting fixed

Agha Iqrar Haroon, eTN Correspondent, Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (eTN) - US Pakistan relations are becoming cordial after the reopening of NATO cargo service from Pakistan.

US and Korea to announce reciprocal trusted traveler agreement

US-Korea Travel US and Korea to announce reciprocal trusted traveler agreement

WASHINGTON— Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Acting Commissioner David V.

Boeing and Embraer sign agreement for broad business cooperation

Boeing and Embraer Boeing and Embraer sign agreement for broad business cooperation

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Embraer S.A. and Boeing today announced a cooperation agreement to work together to benefit their customers, their companies and the global aviation industry.

American Airlines and Hainan Air launch new codeshare service

AA-Hainan Airlines Codeshare Agreement American Airlines and Hainan Air launch new codeshare service

FORT WORTH, Texas - American Airlines and Beijing-based Hainan Airlines have implemented their new codeshare agreement, providing significant growth opportunities for American in China and for ...

Visa waiver to boost Taiwanese tourism to US by more than 20 percent

Taiwan's US visa-waiver bid Visa waiver to boost Taiwanese tourism to US by more than 20 percent

TAIPEI, Taiwan - The number of Taiwanese visitors to the United States could surge by more than 20 percent after Taiwan gains admission to the U.S.

Court rebukes US Department of Commerce on anti-China tariffs

US-China Trade Court rebukes US Department of Commerce on anti-China tariffs

Bills to punish China for not revaluing the yuan get lots of press attention, but the real protectionist damage to US-China trade in recent years has come from old-fashioned antidumping and ...

Boeing supports US action against Airbus subsidies

Subsidy Battle: Boeing vs. Airbus Boeing supports US action against Airbus subsidies

CHICAGO, Ill. - Boeing issued the following statement today after the U.S.

Chinese VP: Unbalanced recovery better than balanced recession

US-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade Chinese VP: Unbalanced recovery better than balanced recession

CHENGDU, China - Chinese Vice Premier Wang Qishan warned yesterday that the global economy was in a grim state while the visiting US commerce secretary said China would be spending US$1.7 trillion ...

First joint EU-US cyber security exercise conducted today

Cyber Atlantic 2011 First joint EU-US cyber security exercise conducted today

BRUSSELS, Belgium and HERAKLION, Greece - The first joint cyber security exercise between the European Union (EU) and United States (US) is being held today (3rd Nov.) in Brussels, with the ...

For Jamaica, there’s a new tourism frontier

Jamaica Beyond Rum and Reggae For Jamaica, there’s a new tourism frontier

Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

At the recently held Jamaica Product Exchange (JAPEX) in Montego Bay, both Jamaica’s tourism minister, Edmund Bartlett and the island nation’s prime minister, Bruce Golding, have called South ...

Seychelles supports Hawaii's move to engagage tourism ambassadors

Nationals promoting tourism Seychelles supports Hawaii's move to engagage tourism ambassadors

The Seychelles Tourism Board has applauded the Hawaii Tourism Association (HiTA) in its move to appoint tourism ambassadors.

Pittsburgh and Johannesburg confirmed as finalists to host One Young World next year

USA and South Africa vie to host global summit Pittsburgh and Johannesburg confirmed as finalists to host One Young World next year

LONDON, England – Following initial expressions of interest from leading cities in Australia, China, South Africa, Peru, the Gulf States, and the United States, the One Young World Founders ...

My embarrassment:  the most expensive Big Mac in Zurich

Most Expensive Big Mac My embarrassment: the most expensive Big Mac in Zurich

Peter Magurean III

[Editor's Note: The below article is a response to an article by Simon Black [senior editor at SovereignMan.com], which was published as part of eTN Midweek.

Standard & Poor cuts US triple-A debt rating

US debt rating lowered Standard & Poor cuts US triple-A debt rating

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said today that it lowered its long-term sovereign credit rating on the United States of America to 'AA+' from 'AAA'.

Air China launches online check-in service in North America

Air China Air China launches online check-in service in North America

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Air China Limited has officially launched its online check-in service for flights out of New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Vancouver to Beijing.

Zahi Hawass promotes torism to Egypt in US

Egypt's Minister of State for Antiquities Visits US Zahi Hawass promotes torism to Egypt in US

Hazel Heyer, eTN

Dr. Zahi Hawass, the Minister of State for Antiquities, went to the United States to give a series of public lectures and to hold several press conferences in five different states.

Dominican tourism hails new US flights to La Romana

New US Flights To Dominican Republic Dominican tourism hails new US flights to La Romana

PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic - The Dominican Republic (DR) Ministry of Tourism proudly welcomes new direct flights to Casa de Campo La Romana International Airport on the country's Southeast ...

Kenya urges US to avoid travel bans

Marende: Advisories hurt Kenyan economy, undermined tourism industry Kenya urges US to avoid travel bans

NAIROBI, Kenya - House Speaker Kenneth Marende has asked the outgoing American ambassador to Kenya Michael Ranneberger to advise his government against issuing travel bans to Kenya.

Boeing CEO applauds US-Colombia trade pact

Boeing CEO Jim McNerney statement on US-Colombia Free Trade Agreement Boeing CEO applauds US-Colombia trade pact

"We applaud the agreement between the United States and Colombia to move forward with the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) text negotiated between the two countries.

The real intentions of the “partnership of equals”

Press Statement The real intentions of the “partnership of equals”

Fidel Castro Ruz

"Yesterday [March 22, 2011] was a long day. I was paying attention to the ups and downs of Obama in Chile since noon, as I had done the day before with his adventures in the city of Rio de ...

As Mideast unrest goes on, US cites Morocco's positive actions

US: Morocco playing positive role in region As Mideast unrest goes on, US cites Morocco's positive actions

WASHINGTON - The US State Department spokesman at a press briefing yesterday underscored the positive role Morocco is playing in the region by recognizing the need to reform and responding to its ...

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