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Japan won’t cancel or relocate 2020 Summer Olympics over coronavirus fears

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2020

The 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo are scheduled to be held between July 24 and August 9 and the ... Read More

Why a destination wedding can save money and nerves

Kylie Morrow - Sandals Blog Kylie Morrow - Sandals Blog- February 20, 2020

The lure of a destination wedding is hard to resist – a trip to somewhere out of the norm, where ... Read More

Stay with me! Iran 40 days after remains Xenophobic

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 19, 2020

In 2008 it was the hope of an initiative by this publication to get Iranians motivated with the idea for ... Read More

Tourists love Pompeii restoration

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 19, 2020

Pompeii is a vast archaeological site in southern Italy’s Campania region, near the coast of the Bay of Naples. Once ... Read More

Daredevil completes heart-stopping high-wire walk across Ala Moana Hotel towers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2020

World-renown high-wire walker, Blake Wallenda, from The Flying Wallendas family, made history on 17 February when he completed a skywalk ... Read More

Launch of Tourism Satellite Account for Saint Lucia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 18, 2020

St Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association CEO Noorani M. Azeez today announced the launch of the Tourism Satellite Account for ... Read More

Egypt’s Tourism: Encouraging numbers from Milan BIT travel exhibition

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 18, 2020

Egyptian tourism has demonstrated its best at the last edition of the BIT (Borsa Internazionale del Turismo) travel exhibition in ... Read More

Indian Railways makes reservations for Shiva to boost religious tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 17, 2020

In an unorthodox attempt to boost religious tourism, Indian Railways has reserved a special seat for the omnipotent Lord Shiva ... Read More

Macau re-opens casinos after halting operations over coronavirus scare

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 17, 2020

Macau government has told casino operators that they have 30 days to return to full business, after authorities imposed a ... Read More

Overtourism not coronavirus: AIRBNB worry in Europe

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 16, 2020

At the same time, tourism leaders everywhere in the world have sleepless nights over coronavirus to stop tourism in their ... Read More

Should all Makeup be Halal Cosmetics?

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- February 16, 2020

It was not until I was meandering down the Javits aisle at the recent In-Cosmetics event that I even thought ... Read More

Solids and Liquids Could Be More Alike than We Thought

Syndicated Content Editor Syndicated Content Editor- February 15, 2020

Scientists explain how exotic phenomena involving electrons in certain solid systems are similar to particles in certain liquid systems or ... Read More

Hong Kong Restaurant Week Spring 2020 kicks off

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2020

Jointly presented by DiningCity and HSBC Credit Card, the bi-annual "Hong Kong Restaurant Week Spring 2020" will kick off from ... Read More

Pop-up marriage license office opens at Las Vegas Airport for Valentine’s Day

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2020

The Clark County Clerk’s Office will open a temporary marriage license office at McCarran International Airport in February to help ... Read More

Palentine’s Day: Single people are getting out of town

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2020

February 13th is currently the third most popular departure date in 2020 for solo travelers in their 30s and 40s, ... Read More

Scandinavian Airlilnes: Our culture is borrowed and nothing is ‘truly Scandinavian’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2020

Hijacking a controversial social topic to attract some publicity is a tricky task. Just ask Gillette with their last year take on ... Read More

Minister Bartlett to visit TD Jakes Ministry in Texas

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2020

Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett will visit Texas on Thursday, to meet with Bishop TD Jakes at his church, the ... Read More

Exhibition in Belgrade will present the tourist potential of Russian regions

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2020

Serbia will host the 42nd International Belgrade Tourism Fair on February 20-23, 2020. The tourist potential of Russian regions will ... Read More

Embassies to help market African Tourism

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- February 12, 2020

Setting new plans and strategies to market African tourism within and outside the continent, the African Tourism Board (ATB) is ... Read More

Canada ranked most liveable country for European expats

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2020

Canada remains the most attractive country outside of Europe for Europeans to take residence for the fifth year running, according ... Read More

India Tourists: Vienna Tourism Waits for You

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- February 11, 2020

Austria, that charming country in central Europe which tops the living index, has always attracted visitors from India. The reasons? ... Read More

More than a ‘Nosh’: United Airlines expands Kosher menu on US-Tel Aviv flights

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 10, 2020

This month, United Airline is taking Kosher cuisine to new heights by introducing a variety of new options for customers ... Read More

Spring on The Mediterranean Islands of Malta

editor editor- February 10, 2020

While the sun shines all year round in Malta, the Spring season is one of the best times to visit ... Read More

Russian cabbie in hazmat suit laughs off coronavirus hysteria

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 10, 2020

Laughter is known to prolong human life, so the cabbie in Russian Siberian city of Omsk came up with a ... Read More

UNWTO and Basque Culinary Center launch 2nd Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 10, 2020

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Basque Culinary Center have joined forces again for the second edition of the Global ... Read More

African Tourism Board Chairman met key ministers in Tanzania

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- February 10, 2020

Looking to unite the African continent through tourism, the African Tourism Board (ATB) Chairman Mr. Cuthbert Ncube had met and ... Read More

Indian airport employee in bear costume scares pesky monkeys off the runway

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2020

Sardar Vallabhai Patel International Airport in Ahmedabad, India has come up a highly creative, though rather unorthodox technique, devised to ... Read More

Jamaica’s first Artisan Village takes shape… Next steps, theming, says Bartlett

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2020

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says Jamaica’s first Artisan Village is taking shape and the next phase will be its ... Read More

Disney beats Q1 2020 earnings expectations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2020

U.S. entertainment giant, The Walt Disney Company, reported its Q1 earnings results for fiscal 2020 on, beating expectations. It's Disney's ... Read More

US Travel: Tremendous opportunities are on the horizon

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2020

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow laid out a vision of a bright future for the American travel ... Read More

Wife of Lesotho Prime Minister faces charges of murdering his ex-wife

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2020

An arrest warrant for Lesotho Prime Minister's wife was issued the day she fled the country, after refusing to report ... Read More

Travel trends for Boomers, Gen X, Y & Z in focus at ATM

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2020

Travelers from across the globe representing all generations, now have a common interest in activities and experiences that are now ... Read More

Travel Agencies and Advisors: Specialize for Success

editor editor- February 3, 2020

Consumers now have more options than ever to book their holidays. The travel industry is changing rapidly and even long-standing ... Read More

Penang is taking no chance for coronavirus

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 3, 2020

Penang is a safe destination is the message from tourism officials looking for visitors. In light of the recent outbreak ... Read More

Thailand faces a 1.6 billion Dollar tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 3, 2020

Thailand is estimating the tourism loss due to coronavirus will be about 1.6 billion US Dollars. Last year 340 Chinese ... Read More

A Big Deal for Wine Partisans

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- February 1, 2020

If you grow grapes, make wine, drink wine, sell wine, are a wine educator, wine writer, or have anything at ... Read More