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Tokyo introduces transparent ‘smartglass’ public toilets
Japan travel news

Tokyo introduces transparent ‘smartglass’ public toilets

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 8, 2020

New high-tech restrooms are being built in Japanese capital city as part of the Tokyo Toilets project launched by the ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Minister invites eTurboNews readers for a virtual Q&A
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Seychelles Tourism Minister invites eTurboNews readers for a virtual Q&A

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 7, 2020

The Honorable Minister of Tourism the Seychelles Didier Dogley, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board Sherin Francis and other ... Read More

Rebuilt India Temple Set to Boost Tourism
Tourism News

Rebuilt India Temple Set to Boost Tourism

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- August 4, 2020

The city of Ayodhya, the administrative headquarters of Faizabad district of Uttar Pradesh, India, has been in news for several ... Read More

Rhino Fund Uganda celebrates new birth
African Tourism Board News

Rhino Fund Uganda celebrates new birth

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- August 3, 2020

Rhino Fund Uganda (RFU)is proud to announce the birth of a healthy female calf on Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary on 2nd ... Read More

Africa  marks sixty years of dedicated Chimpanzee research
African Tourism Board News

Africa marks sixty years of dedicated Chimpanzee research

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- August 3, 2020

Tanzania and other regional member states of the East African community are marking sixty years of chimpanzee conservation, setting a ... Read More

Killer of Famous Mountain Gorilla Gets 11 Years in Jail
Cultural Travel News

Killer of Famous Mountain Gorilla Gets 11 Years in Jail

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- August 1, 2020

The Kabale Chief Magistrate’s Court on July 30, 2020 sentenced Byamukama Felix to 11 years in prison for killing Rafiki, ... Read More

Kenya’s Tourism Minister Najib Balala is now a Wildlife Ranger
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Kenya’s Tourism Minister Najib Balala is now a Wildlife Ranger

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 31, 2020

World Ranger Day is celebrated on 31 July to commemorate Rangers killed or injured in the line of duty and to celebrate ... Read More

Taj Mahal: Where is the Love?
Breaking Travel News

Taj Mahal: Where is the Love?

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- July 28, 2020

One of the biggest victims in India that has succumbed to the COVID-19 coronavirus has been the Taj Mahal and ... Read More

5 Traditions You Will Only See at a Ukrainian Wedding
Romance Weddings Honeymoons news

5 Traditions You Will Only See at a Ukrainian Wedding

editor editor- July 27, 2020

Ukrainian weddings have unique customs and are often remembered for a long time. Not all newlyweds adhere to traditional wedding ... Read More

From Ghosts to Cuisine to Ayurveda, Uttarakhand Promotes Tourism
Cultural Travel News

From Ghosts to Cuisine to Ayurveda, Uttarakhand Promotes Tourism

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- July 23, 2020

The hill state of Uttarakhand promotes tourism in India as it plans to focus on ghosted or haunted tourism, following ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Donates $14m to Green Island Branch Library Reopening
Responsible Tourism News

Sandals Foundation Donates $14m to Green Island Branch Library Reopening

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 23, 2020

After 9 years of closure due to dilapidated conditions and a more than $14 million injection from the Sandals Foundation, ... Read More

Louisville Tourism Shines a Light on Racial Inclusion
Cultural Travel News

Louisville Tourism Shines a Light on Racial Inclusion

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 22, 2020

Louisville Tourism, the marketing agency that promotes the city as a travel destination, is unveiling several initiatives to assess and ... Read More

How Solomon Islands see the future of Tourism?
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How Solomon Islands see the future of Tourism?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 19, 2020

Tourism Solomons in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture & Tourism has begun the process of initiating what CEO, Josefa ... Read More

Ghana Tourism wants Americans to stay for good
African Tourism Board News

Ghana Tourism wants Americans to stay for good

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 19, 2020

Why not visit Ghana and stay forever? In times of COVID-19, the government of Ghana began intensively lobbying Black Americans ... Read More

Rwanda Reopening Promotes Domestic and Regional Tourism
Breaking Travel News

Rwanda Reopening Promotes Domestic and Regional Tourism

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- July 17, 2020

After the Rwanda reopening of its borders mid last month, the country is now observing a growing number of local ... Read More

Centara “Stay Happy and Healthy” Promotion for Healthy Body, Mind, and Sleep
Hotel & Resort News

Centara “Stay Happy and Healthy” Promotion for Healthy Body, Mind, and Sleep

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 16, 2020

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, invites travelers to return to a state of balance with a “Stay ... Read More

Malta Presents 4 Live Summer 2020 Music Festivals
Malta travel news

Malta Presents 4 Live Summer 2020 Music Festivals

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 16, 2020

This summer music fans will get the chance to bask in the Mediterranean sunshine as Malta plays host to four ... Read More

Sandals Foundation and Sweet Water Providing COVID-19 Counseling
Responsible Tourism News

Sandals Foundation and Sweet Water Providing COVID-19 Counseling

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 15, 2020

Persons struggling to cope with COVID-19 related issues can now seek online help at the Sweet Water Foundation. The helpline ... Read More

International Nightlife Association fights to keep nightlife in Barcelona Beachfront
Cultural Travel News

International Nightlife Association fights to keep nightlife in Barcelona Beachfront

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 14, 2020

While nightlife in Spain is slowly returning after being closed for over 3 months, some nightlife venues in Barcelona have ... Read More

Thailand stays so amazing when reopening tourism resilient Thai Style
Thailand travel news

Thailand stays so amazing when reopening tourism resilient Thai Style

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 13, 2020

Thailand is hurting and the tourism industry of Amazing Thailand is bleeding. The people in the Siam Kingdom are once ... Read More

Canada: The Minister of Culture and Communications makes two announcements
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Canada: The Minister of Culture and Communications makes two announcements

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- July 13, 2020

Minister of Culture and Communications Nathalie Roy today visited the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec (MNBAQ) to make two important announcements ... Read More

Nepal Tourism Board participates in PATA Dream to Travel festival
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Nepal Tourism Board participates in PATA Dream to Travel festival

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- July 13, 2020

Nepal Tourism Board NTB has participated in Dream to Travel Festival, launched by The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA). The festival ... Read More

Farewell Morricone: Italy Composer of the Century
Cultural Travel News

Farewell Morricone: Italy Composer of the Century

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- July 11, 2020

The National Cinema Museum of Turin in Italy is paying tribute to Maestro Ennio Morricone by proposing the diffusion of ... Read More

India Aims to Develop Film Tourism and Wellness
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India Aims to Develop Film Tourism and Wellness

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 11, 2020

Mr. Prahlad Singh Patel, Minister of State for Tourism and Culture (IC), Government of India, said that the Archaeological Survey ... Read More

Istanbul’s world-famous tourist attraction converted into a mosque
Cultural Travel News

Istanbul’s world-famous tourist attraction converted into a mosque

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 10, 2020

Turkish government announced that Istanbul's world-famous tourist attraction will be turned into a mosque, citing today's court decision. Turkish court ... Read More

Jamaica Christmas in July Tradeshow Goes Virtual
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Jamaica Christmas in July Tradeshow Goes Virtual

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 9, 2020

One hundred and eighty three (183) manufacturers and artisans, have capitalized on the opportunity to display their locally-made corporate gift ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Care Packages Ease Needs of Seniors During COVID-19
Responsible Tourism News

Sandals Foundation Care Packages Ease Needs of Seniors During COVID-19

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 9, 2020

The food and health needs of some 50 shut-ins and senior citizens in five adjoining Black River communities were recently ... Read More

“Art Needs No Roof” in Vilnius
Cultural Travel News

“Art Needs No Roof” in Vilnius

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 7, 2020

Lithuanian capital Vilnius has come up with yet another innovative solution for the post-pandemic social and cultural life. The city ... Read More

Louvre re-opens to public after losing $45 million to COVID-19 lockdown
Cultural Travel News

Louvre re-opens to public after losing $45 million to COVID-19 lockdown

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 6, 2020

One of world's most visited museums reopened to the public today three and a half months of COVID-19 lockdown. France's ... Read More

List of countries allowed to visit the United Kingdom, and list of countries not allowed
Breaking Travel News

List of countries allowed to visit the United Kingdom, and list of countries not allowed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 6, 2020

If you like to visit the United Kingdom you should better look at the list of countries allowed to do ... Read More

The Adolphus Hotel: Named for Beer Brewing Founder
Hotel & Resort News

The Adolphus Hotel: Named for Beer Brewing Founder

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- July 4, 2020

The Adolphus Hotel was built by and named for Adolphus Busch, the founder of the Anheuser-Busch Brewing Company. Legend has ... Read More

Will Verona Arena Summer Festival Attract Tourists Amidst COVID-19?
Cultural Travel News

Will Verona Arena Summer Festival Attract Tourists Amidst COVID-19?

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- July 4, 2020

In the heart of music and with a prestigious all-Italian cast, on the inaugural evening of July 25 and with ... Read More

Japanese Ambassador Pays Farewell Courtesy Call on Minister Bartlett
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Japanese Ambassador Pays Farewell Courtesy Call on Minister Bartlett

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 2, 2020

The Ambassador of Japan to Jamaica, His Excellency Hiromasa Yamazaki, (seen left in the photo) on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, ... Read More

California Governor Shuts Down Restaurants, Theaters
Travel Safety & Emergencies

California Governor Shuts Down Restaurants, Theaters

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 1, 2020

At his coronavirus press conference today, California Governor Gavin Newsom directed 19 counties, including Los Angeles, to shut down restaurants ... Read More

African States Battling COVID-19 with Low Wildlife Conservation Budgets
Breaking Travel News

African States Battling COVID-19 with Low Wildlife Conservation Budgets

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- June 30, 2020

African states battling COVID-19 with its accompany economic recession are observing the great danger and adverse impacts on wildlife conservation ... Read More

African Wildlife Foundation Donates Food Relief
Breaking Travel News

African Wildlife Foundation Donates Food Relief

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 30, 2020

The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has received 15 tons of maize flour, 6 tons of beans, and 500 liters of ... Read More

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