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‘Unreliable entity’: China may blacklist FedEx amid Huawei row

‘Unreliable entity’: China may blacklist FedEx amid Huawei row

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 24, 2019 16:07 0

US multinational courier delivery services company FedEx has apologized after failing to deliver a parcel that belonged to PC Magazine and contained a Huawei smartphone ... Read More

Qatar Airways touches down in Lisbon for the first time

Qatar Airways touches down in Lisbon for the first time

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 24, 2019 14:56 0

Qatar Airways’ first ever passenger flight to Portugal landed at Lisbon Airport on Monday 24 June 2019, as the airline adds to its rapidly expanding ... Read More

Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau names Heather Miller new Midwest Regional Sales Executive

Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau names Heather Miller new Midwest Regional Sales Executive

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 24, 2019 14:15 0

The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau (GFLCVB) continues to strengthen its group and convention sales department with the appointment of Heather Miller as ... Read More

African Tourism Board: The Need for Greater Industry Synergy in West Africa

African Tourism Board: The Need for Greater Industry Synergy in West Africa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 24, 2019 04:30 0

The 2019 IATA’s Regional Aviation Forum is being held at the Marriott Hotel in Accra, Ghana. On Tuesday Alain St.Ange, President of the African Tourism ... Read More

Hard Rock Hotel Punta Cana removes liquor dispensers after 9 American tourists dead in Dominican Republic

Hard Rock Hotel Punta Cana removes liquor dispensers after 9 American tourists dead in Dominican Republic

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 23, 2019 22:57 0

The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in the Dominican Republic is removing liquor dispensers from guest room minibars at its resort in Punta Cana the ... Read More

Air France Engine Failure forced Boeing 777 to make a hard emergency landing in Atlanta

Air France Engine Failure forced Boeing 777 to make a hard emergency landing in Atlanta

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 23, 2019 22:13 0

Air France flight 681 was scheduled to leave Atlanta at 4.35pm local time on Sunday and took off an hour and 12 minutes late for ... Read More

Not edited: Passengers forgotten and left in the dark on Air Canada flight Quebec City to Toronto

Not edited: Passengers forgotten and left in the dark on Air Canada flight Quebec City to Toronto

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 23, 2019 22:05 0

This is an unedited account of Tiffani Adams explaining her adventure on a short Air Canada flight from Quebec City to Toronto. The passenger fell ... Read More

Iran – Ghana signs MOU on tourism and free trade zone cooperation

Iran – Ghana signs MOU on tourism and free trade zone cooperation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 23, 2019 21:46 0

The deputy head of the Supreme Council of Iran's Free Trade, Industrial and Special Economic Zones for cultural, tourism and industry affairs, Mohammad Reza Rostami, ... Read More

Americas most expensive Las Vegas Style Casino Resort opens in Boston

Americas most expensive Las Vegas Style Casino Resort opens in Boston

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 23, 2019 21:30 0

Boston USA gained on importance in as a travel and tourism destination when Encore Boston Harbor officially opens its doors today, unveiling the interior of ... Read More

Air India regional director and captain caught shoplifting in Sydney airport

Air India regional director and captain caught shoplifting in Sydney airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 23, 2019 17:25 0

Sydney Airport's duty-free shops proved to be too big a temptation for Air India Captain Rohit Bhasin, who was caught shoplifting there. India’s state airline ... Read More

Who are the 11 victims in the deadliest airline crash on Oahu?

Who are the 11 victims in the deadliest airline crash on Oahu?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 23, 2019 03:15 0

His smile went on for days. This is how a friend describes one of the 11 people who vanished last night. The Northshore of Oahu has ... Read More

Russia warns travelers to leave Georgia and suspends commercial flights by Georgian Airlines

Russia warns travelers to leave Georgia and suspends commercial flights by Georgian Airlines

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 23, 2019 03:05 0

The UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili is from Georgia, the 2019 UNWTO General Assembly is planned for September in St. Petersburg, Russia. Russia's government on Saturday ... Read More

UFO over Kansas City? ‘It’s a balloon’….again

UFO over Kansas City? ‘It’s a balloon’….again

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 22, 2019 18:20 0

Kansas City skywatchers’ interest was piqued this week when even the US National Weather Service seemed stumped over the origin of the strange orbs in ... Read More

Berlin Brandenburg Airport: Will the German ‘ghost hub’ EVER open?

Berlin Brandenburg Airport: Will the German ‘ghost hub’ EVER open?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 22, 2019 17:20 0

Renowned German punctuality doesn’t apply when it comes to the Berlin Brandenburg Airport. Its opening, originally scheduled for 2011, has been postponed several times and ... Read More

Passenger safety highest priority: Etihad Airways suspends flights through Iranian airspace

Passenger safety highest priority: Etihad Airways suspends flights through Iranian airspace

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 22, 2019 16:20 0

Following the decision yesterday of the US Federal Aviation Administration to restrict US airline operations in Iranian-controlled airspace, Etihad Airways consulted closely with the UAE ... Read More

Barbaric and inhuman: India reintroduces Muslim ‘triple talaq’ divorce bill

Barbaric and inhuman: India reintroduces Muslim ‘triple talaq’ divorce bill

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 22, 2019 16:04 0

The party of Indian PM Narendra Modi faced tough opposition as it made another attempt to push through a bill that would criminalize divorcing a ... Read More

Azerbaijan potential as a major success in the aviation industry

Azerbaijan potential as a major success in the aviation industry

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 22, 2019 07:11 0

Heydar Aliyev International Airport in Baku was used by 1.57 million passengers from January through May and is Azerbaijan's largest airport. The overall number of ... Read More

International airlines steer clear from Iranian airspace over Gulf

International airlines steer clear from Iranian airspace over Gulf

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 21, 2019 23:48 0

British Airways, KLM, Lufthansa and other European carriers are avoiding Iranian airspace by rerouting their flights, after an American drone was downed by Tehran. The ... Read More

India celebrates International Yoga Day in inventive ways and in strange places

India celebrates International Yoga Day in inventive ways and in strange places

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 21, 2019 22:55 0

Indians celebrated the International Yoga Day at large and inventive events across the subcontinent. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9aPgFpsCXyA Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the celebrations in Ranchi, Jharkhand, ... Read More

FAA and NASA conduct crash test on a Regional Jet

FAA and NASA conduct crash test on a Regional Jet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 21, 2019 22:02 0

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA) performed a crashworthiness test on a Fokker F28 aircraft at the Landing and ... Read More

Putin bans Russian airlines from flying to Georgia

Putin bans Russian airlines from flying to Georgia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 21, 2019 21:51 0

Russia's President Putin has signed a decree prohibiting Russian airlines from transporting Russian citizens to Georgia from July 8. The decision comes after anti-government and ... Read More

Hawaii hotel revenue: Thankful for the first day of summer?

Hawaii hotel revenue: Thankful for the first day of summer?

editor editor- June 21, 2019 20:15 0

The Hawaii Tourism Authority’s (HTA) Tourism Research Division issued a report of findings utilizing data compiled by STR, Inc., which conducts a comprehensive survey of ... Read More

First day of summer with Sandals Resorts

First day of summer with Sandals Resorts

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 21, 2019 19:17 0

 When Sandals® Resorts set its roots on the island of Jamaica, not only was the company concerned with revolutionizing Caribbean hospitality, but also transforming the hospitality industry as ... Read More

Great Wall-2019 International Forum on Counter-Terrorism concludes in Beijing

Great Wall-2019 International Forum on Counter-Terrorism concludes in Beijing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 21, 2019 18:46 0

An international counter-terrorism forum hosted by China's armed police force concluded in Beijing Friday. Themed "special force sniping," the four-day event, "Great Wall-2019 International Forum ... Read More

Scandinavian connection: SAS joins Cornwall Airport Newquay’s airline portfolio

Scandinavian connection: SAS joins Cornwall Airport Newquay’s airline portfolio

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 21, 2019 15:40 0

Scandinavia became Cornwall Airport Newquay’s (CAN) latest continent connection as SAS launched its seasonal service to Copenhagen today. Commencing its twice-weekly operation to the capital ... Read More

FAA bans all US airlines from flying over Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman

FAA bans all US airlines from flying over Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 21, 2019 03:42 0

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has banned all US civil aircraft from flying in Iranian airspace above the Strait of Hormuz and the Gulf ... Read More

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

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 02:27 0

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

Shanghai’s exhibition economy soars 90 percent over last decade

Shanghai’s exhibition economy soars 90 percent over last decade

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 21, 2019 02:10 0

Shanghai's MICE economy is developing at a fast pace, with more than 1,000 exhibitions held last year, up 90 percent over the last decade. According ... Read More

China’s Guangdong hosts Drone World Congress 2019

China’s Guangdong hosts Drone World Congress 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 21, 2019 01:46 0

The Drone World Congress 2019 and the 4th Shenzhen International UAV Expo opened on Thursday in Guangdong - a coastal province of southeast China, that ... Read More

Miami foodies and lovers of all things Caribbean rejoice!

Miami foodies and lovers of all things Caribbean rejoice!

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 21, 2019 01:22 0

All of the flavours of the Caribbean will be on full display and coming to Miami at Caribbean305. Enjoy the gastronomic delights of over 16 ... Read More

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