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Author: Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN

Italy in times of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic
Breaking Travel News

Italy in times of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- April 4, 2020

This week, Italy was paying tribute to those who have died from the COVID-19 coronavirus by flying flags at half-mast. ... Read More

Italy takes draconian measures against coronavirus
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Italy takes draconian measures against coronavirus

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- February 28, 2020

Last week, Milan, Italy, hosted one of the most theatrical fashion shows in years. The waist is small, and shoulders ... Read More

Coronavirus Fear Causing Major Global Event Shutdowns
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Coronavirus Fear Causing Major Global Event Shutdowns

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- February 13, 2020

The coronavirus is continuing to have an impact on the meetings and events industry, causing exhibitors to pull out of ... Read More

Air Italy Passengers: What to do if you have tickets
Airline News

Air Italy Passengers: What to do if you have tickets

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- February 12, 2020

For weeks, everyone in Italy has been asking what is going to happen to Air Italy. That answer came yesterday. ... Read More

Travel to the USA: Prepared for an Unexpected U-turn?
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Travel to the USA: Prepared for an Unexpected U-turn?

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- February 9, 2020

When boarding Lufthansa flight 480 from Munich, Germany, to Miami, Florida, on my first trip of travel to the USA, ... Read More

Thomas Cook one week later: Where are we now?
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Thomas Cook one week later: Where are we now?

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- October 2, 2019

Thomas Cook, founded in 1841, was one of the world’s largest holiday businesses with 21,000 employees in 16 countries including ... Read More

Basel: A Crown Jewels of hotels and exhibitions
Cultural Travel News

Basel: A Crown Jewels of hotels and exhibitions

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- September 19, 2019

Lying at the heart of Basel in Switzerland, Grand Hôtel Les Trois Rois is one of the oldest city hotels ... Read More

Hollywood goes Lariowood: The little destination that became a tourist town
Breaking Travel News

Hollywood goes Lariowood: The little destination that became a tourist town

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- June 28, 2019

Lake Como, also known as Lario after the Latin name of the lake, has been a popular retreat for aristocrats ... Read More

Obama is coming back! This time not to Spain but to Italy
Travel Destination

Obama is coming back! This time not to Spain but to Italy

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- June 21, 2019

On his recent trip in April to Seville, Spain, for the WTTC SUMMIT 2019, the Obama visit was rather costly. ... Read More

Arab Hotel Investment Conference is back: Why it’s so amazing
Breaking Travel News

Arab Hotel Investment Conference is back: Why it’s so amazing

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- April 11, 2019

Last year, the move of the 14th Arab Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) from Dubai Jumeirah Madinat to the neighboring Emirate ... Read More

WTTC 19th Global Summit final program: Changemakers including President Obama meet in Seville
Breaking Travel News

WTTC 19th Global Summit final program: Changemakers including President Obama meet in Seville

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- March 31, 2019

The World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) will be heading to Seville, Spain this week to attend the  19th Global ... Read More

30,000 flights won’t be able to land at Milan’s Airport Linate during Italy’s high summer season
Airline News

30,000 flights won’t be able to land at Milan’s Airport Linate during Italy’s high summer season

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- February 26, 2019

Milan’s Airport Linate is not only very passenger friendly but also very easy to reach from Milan’s city center. There ... Read More

Carnival Corporation AIDA Cruises: Worst Thanksgiving in history
Cruise Industry News

Carnival Corporation AIDA Cruises: Worst Thanksgiving in history

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- November 23, 2018

Said one passenger who had booked the Pre-Christmas Cruise already in March and paid the full amount for a voyage ... Read More

Massive poppy art installation a must-see in Munich for Remembrance Day
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Massive poppy art installation a must-see in Munich for Remembrance Day

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- November 10, 2018

This Sunday marks the 100-year anniversary of the Armistice of November 11, 1918, marking the end of World War I. ... Read More

Countdown to the Women’s Forum Global Meeting 2018 in Paris
Breaking Travel News

Countdown to the Women’s Forum Global Meeting 2018 in Paris

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- November 7, 2018

The 2018 Women’s Forum Global Meeting will gather global leaders from society and the economic sector. It is considered to ... Read More

Lake Como: What else?
Fashion News

Lake Como: What else?

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- September 21, 2018

While Italian Seaside hoteliers saw less guests this year, and the expected summer boom didn’t happen, glitzy glamorous Lake Como ... Read More

Unprecedented world premiere at UNESCO World Heritage Medina Al Azahara Cordoba
Cultural Travel News

Unprecedented world premiere at UNESCO World Heritage Medina Al Azahara Cordoba

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- September 19, 2018

The archeological site in Medina Azahara, Cordoba, was added to the list of cultural sites by UNESCO World Heritage. Read More

Italy is shut down
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Italy is shut down

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- March 3, 2018

The unusually cold spell brought by a Siberian weather system is being felt as far south as the Mediterranean. In ... Read More

Chaos at Munich Airport
Airline News

Chaos at Munich Airport

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- February 8, 2018

US ski legend Lindsey Vonn sent an emergency twitter when she got stuck on a Lufthansa flight in Munich on ... Read More

Munich celebrates Oktoberfest: Even the Terminator was there
Meeting Industry News

Munich celebrates Oktoberfest: Even the Terminator was there

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- September 28, 2017

Dirndl – or no dirndl – that is the question. For locals, it is a must, and for tourists arriving ... Read More

Summer tourists flock to Italy in record numbers
Italy travel news

Summer tourists flock to Italy in record numbers

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- September 16, 2017

Museums and monuments in Italy are cherishing record numbers of tourist arrivals this year, welcoming over 23 million visitors in ... Read More