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U.S. Travel Industry on impeachment of President Trump

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 22, 2020

The Trump slump does not apply to tourism to Tennessee. The impeachment of President Donald Trump has helped tourism in ... Read More

The biggest urban music beach festival in the world

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 22, 2020

The Ghana Tourism Authority, on behalf of the Government of Ghana, and Event Horizon, Organisers of the Afro-Nation Festival, on ... Read More

European pilots: Flying in hostile airspace costs lives

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2020

Europe’s pilots are shocked and deeply saddened by the shooting down of Ukrainian Airlines flight PS752 in Iran and the ... Read More

100-year-old Charles Njonjo tracks mountain gorillas at Mt. Mgahinga National Park

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- January 20, 2020

Charles Mugane Njonjo, Kenya's first post-independence Attoney General under President Jomo Kenyatta, turns a hundred on January 23, 2020. To ... Read More

ITB BookAwards 2020 winners announced

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 20, 2020

Every year, ITB Berlin honors the latest and most interesting specialist travel publications from Germany and abroad. The presentation of ... Read More

How to make money on American Travelers?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 20, 2020

Americans love to travel the world, including Europe, Africa, and Asia. According to the latest report by World Travel Monitor ... Read More

Xi’an extends a global invitation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 20, 2020

The Spring Festival is the grandest traditional festival in China. In Xi'an, the starting point of the ancient Silk Road, ... Read More

Grand Hotel, Point Clear, Alabama: The Gathering Place

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- January 18, 2020

The site on which The Grand Hotel sits today has seen two earlier hotels so named, and the area surrounding ... Read More

Welcome to the 2016 Grands Crus Classes of Saint Emilion

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- January 18, 2020

Louis XIV paid tribute to the wines of Saint Emilion – declaring “Saint Emilion, nectar of the gods.” Separate. Better? ... Read More

What makes Japan hottest 2020 travel destination?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2020

The Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) announced that more than 31 million overseas travelers visited Japan in 2019, marking it ... Read More

Tourism Ministry to Spend More on Marketing Carnival in Jamaica

editor editor- January 17, 2020

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced that his Ministry will be increasing investment in developing Carnival in Jamaica ... Read More

How American travelers plan their vacation?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2020

Americans take on average 4.4 trips per year. Now imagine what that number could be if they used all of ... Read More

Paris protesters: Sorry, tourists, no Louvre for you today

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2020

French capital visitors striving to see some of the world's most famous works of art had their plans abruptly canceled ... Read More

Where to find love for less than $50 in Bangkok?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 16, 2020

The Garden of Love can be found at a Mövenpick Hotel. Bangkok always has been known as a city of ... Read More

2020 Saint Lucia Jazz Festival announces initial lineup

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2020

At the 2020 Jazz Congress conference held at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City on January 13, Saint ... Read More

Indian Ocean destination on sale: Beaches, culture, luxury resorts included

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 15, 2020

Traveling to Sri Lanka is definitely an excellent choice when selecting a tropical travel destination with a lot of culture ... Read More

Azerbaijan reports jump in tourist arrivals from Middle East and North Africa

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2020

Bookings to Azerbaijan from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region have increased by 155% in the last four ... Read More

Guide to Gorilla Trekking in Africa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 14, 2020

Gorilla trekking in Africa is by far an unusual wildlife experience, something we consider a bucket-list adventure. Africa is home ... Read More

Another US state may join Nevada and decriminalize prostitution

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 13, 2020

Nevada is currently the only state of the United States of America that permits some legal prostitution. Seven Nevada state ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister moves to declare Port Royal as Prescribed Area under JTB Act

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 13, 2020

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says he will be putting measures in place to declare Port Royal as a prescribed ... Read More

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and tourism in Australia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 13, 2020

The Cairns & Great Barrier Reef region’s World Heritage areas are home to Australia’s two Indigenous cultures, which can be ... Read More

Cruising to Jamaica? Visitors should get ready for an extra safe experience

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2020

Tourism is an important export industry for Jamaica. It explains why the country has been putting substantial resources in keeping ... Read More

Tourists Visit Museums in Italy for Free

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

There were over 170,000 admissions on the first Sunday of Free Museums sponsored by the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and ... Read More

Top 10 most popular countries filmed by drone in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2020

As drones become more portable, travelers have taken their flying cameras around the world to capture our stunning planet from ... Read More

Minister Bartlett says his Ministry is committed to increase of local goods consumed in hospitality industry

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2020

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says the Agricultural Sector must be transformed to better meet the consumption requirements of ... Read More

Millennials not happy with decline in airline customer service

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2020

With almost 83 million passengers flying on U.S. and foreign airlines serving the United States, it's no wonder that sentiments ... Read More

US domestic travel growth offsets sluggish international market again

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 7, 2020

Travel to and within the United States grew 2.2% year over year in November, according to the U.S. Travel Association's ... Read More

40 people killed, 213 injured in Iran’s Soleimani funeral stampede

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 7, 2020

According to Iranian state television, the funeral of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani has been postponed after the huge turnout led ... Read More

Earthquake devastates Puerto Rico, destroys major tourist attraction

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 7, 2020

Strong earthquake has devastated Puerto Rico, with homes collapsed, cars crashed and roads covered in rocks and debris – apparently ... Read More

Japan’s ‘Sushi King’ splurges $1.8 million on ONE tuna fish

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 7, 2020

For a second year in a row, Japan's Kiyoshi Kimura, known as the Sushi King, was the most successful bidder ... Read More

US President Trump just threatened Iran with Cultural Genocide

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 6, 2020

Would the U.S. attack Iranian Cultural sites?  The deliberate destruction of antiquities and others in the birthplace of human civilization ... Read More

Vanilla Island Tourism started 2020 with challenges

mm Alain St.Ange- January 5, 2020

The Vanilla Island Region is tourism cooperation between Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mayotte, Reunion Island, Seychelles The recent shark attack that ... Read More

How safe is international travel for US Citizens?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2020

Did international travel just became a lot more dangerous in 2020. The U.S. assassination of an Iranian official today in ... Read More

Hawaii Symphony: “Guilty Pleasure” Lacked Pleasure

Iotete Tahuata Iotete Tahuata- January 2, 2020

On New Year’s Eve, the Hawaii Symphony presented “The Music of ABBA,” so we are told. Someone must have tipped ... Read More

Holland officially disappears from tourist maps

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 2, 2020

On January 1, 2020, the name "Holland" disappeared from the world map. Now the country has only one name left ... Read More

How Palau became the first tourism leader in 2020?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 2, 2020

What type of suntan lotion is the best to protect your skin when on a beach in Hawaii, Florida or ... Read More