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Montréal Pride Festival: Pride goes beyond any physical or in-person gathering
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Montréal Pride Festival: Pride goes beyond any physical or in-person gathering

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 19, 2020

The Montréal Pride Festival, presented by TD, proudly announces that it will hold a 360 Edition from August 10 to ... Read More

African Tourism Board Project Hope Recovery Plan now has a Strategic Framework
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African Tourism Board Project Hope Recovery Plan now has a Strategic Framework

mm Dr. Taleb Rifai- May 10, 2020

Dr. Taleb Rifai, the chairman of Project Hope Africa proposed his vision for a general framework to the African Tourism ... Read More

Donald Trump:  How do I make him go away?
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

Donald Trump: How do I make him go away?

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- May 8, 2020

It is almost 4 years since The Donald left Manhattan and took up residency in Washington, DC. As a New ... Read More

IGLTA builds LGBTQ+ travel industry connections during COVID-19 lockdown
LGBTQ

IGLTA builds LGBTQ+ travel industry connections during COVID-19 lockdown

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 6, 2020

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association (IGLTA) has provided support to its members through weekly Google Meet conversations for the past ... Read More

Trump’s immigration ban: Practical impact far less dramatic than political impact
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

Trump’s immigration ban: Practical impact far less dramatic than political impact

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2020

This evening President Trump signed a proclamation temporarily suspending some immigration into the United States. Rebecca Bernhard, a partner at ... Read More

Trump orders two-month US immigration ban
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

Trump orders two-month US immigration ban

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 21, 2020

President Trump has ordered a 60-day moratorium on granting work visas, that will apply only to immigrants seeking permanent residence ... Read More

Cure found for COVID-19 with a single dose of an already FDA approved  drug?
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Cure found for COVID-19 with a single dose of an already FDA approved drug?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2020

A collaborative study led by the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) with the Peter Doherty Institute of Infection and Immunity (Doherty Institute), ... Read More

How drugs distract President Trump from delayed COVID-19 response
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

How drugs distract President Trump from delayed COVID-19 response

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 2, 2020

Kassandra Frederique, Managing Director of Policy Advocacy and Campaigns at the Drug Policy Alliance, issued the following statement in response ... Read More

Philippines Duterte: COVID-19 quarantine violators? Shoot them dead!
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Philippines Duterte: COVID-19 quarantine violators? Shoot them dead!

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 2, 2020

During an unscheduled televised address on Wednesday night, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte issued a stark warning to citizens, who breach ... Read More

UN chief urges G20 leaders to adopt ‘war-time’ COVID-19 plan
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

UN chief urges G20 leaders to adopt ‘war-time’ COVID-19 plan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 26, 2020

UN chief Antonio Guterres is urging the heads of G20 countries to take joint action to assist developing nations deal ... Read More

What countries have no cases of Coronavirus (yet)?
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What countries have no cases of Coronavirus (yet)?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 22, 2020

Where in the world can you go, visit restaurants and enjoy life without quarantine -  and won't yet have to ... Read More

The light at the end of the Covid 19 Tunnel
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The light at the end of the Covid 19 Tunnel

Prof. Geoffrey Lipman Prof. Geoffrey Lipman- March 20, 2020

“Let me start by making it clear that today and for the coming months every government and industry action must ... Read More

Mass protests in Kyiv puts city of 3 million in danger while subway was suspended
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Mass protests in Kyiv puts city of 3 million in danger while subway was suspended

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2020

While mass events are a big no all over the world a mass protest against Russian influence is taking place ... Read More

President of Zimbabwe Dr. Walter Mzembi: Sounds good?
African Tourism Board News

President of Zimbabwe Dr. Walter Mzembi: Sounds good?

mm Eric Tawanda Muzamhindo- February 29, 2020

Dr. Walter Mzembi was one of the most respected tourism ministers in the world and also made it to position ... Read More

Saudi Arabia stops Umrah tourism for COVID-19 from some countries
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Saudi Arabia stops Umrah tourism for COVID-19 from some countries

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2020

Saudi Arabia temporarily suspended entry for individuals seeking to perform Umrah pilgrimage in Mecca or visiting the Prophet's Mosque in ... Read More

Major victory for freedom of speech and the press in Latin America
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Major victory for freedom of speech and the press in Latin America

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 24, 2020

In a major victory for freedom of the press and judicial independence, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) has ... Read More

What happened to human rights in the United States of America?
Editorial

What happened to human rights in the United States of America?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 21, 2020

Should Julian Assange be extradited to the USA. He is facing 17 new charges relating to the Espionage Act of 1917 in ... Read More

Civil Rights Trail Announces New Sites for 2020
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Civil Rights Trail Announces New Sites for 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2020

Four new attractions and one new city have been added to the U.S. Civil Rights Trail (USCRT), officials announced Thursday. ... Read More

Coronavirus: Taking on the travel and tourism challenges
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Coronavirus: Taking on the travel and tourism challenges

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 1, 2020

The Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre is rapidly emerging as a new and important to go organization for ... Read More

Wyndham Hotels Ramps Up Fight Against Human Trafficking
Human Rights News

Wyndham Hotels Ramps Up Fight Against Human Trafficking

editor editor- January 23, 2020

At its first global Town Hall event of the year, Wyndham today affirmed its ongoing commitment to support human trafficking ... Read More

Will Canada ban Turkish, Lufthansa, Austrian, Qatar Airways, Aeroflot and Ukraine International Airlines?
Airline News

Will Canada ban Turkish, Lufthansa, Austrian, Qatar Airways, Aeroflot and Ukraine International Airlines?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2020

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Saturday that his government’s focus is accountability and justice for the victims of the ... Read More

Drug Policy Alliance Executive Steps Down to Join Human Rights Watch
Human Rights News

Drug Policy Alliance Executive Steps Down to Join Human Rights Watch

editor editor- January 8, 2020

An award-winning author and human rights advocate with extensive international and domestic experience, Maria McFarland Sánchez-Moren has led the Drug ... Read More

Human Trafficking at 7 Eleven and Circle K convenient stores?
Human Rights News

Human Trafficking at 7 Eleven and Circle K convenient stores?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2020

Victims of human trafficking can appear in any community or location, truck stops, travel centers and gas stations near highways, ... Read More

Symphony of Light New Year in Hong Kong was spectacular in many ways
Travel News

Symphony of Light New Year in Hong Kong was spectacular in many ways

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2019

The Hong Kong's 2020 New Year party was a dazzling light show illuminated the Hong Kong skyline to celebrate the ... Read More

Russia denies entry to ‘visa-free’ Israeli visitors in apparent tit for tat
International Visitor News

Russia denies entry to ‘visa-free’ Israeli visitors in apparent tit for tat

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 18, 2019

Dozens of Israeli visitors were denied entry into Russia and detained at Moscow Domodedovo Airport’s passport control today for alleged ... Read More

Crossing the Canadian US Border now open to new horror stories
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Crossing the Canadian US Border now open to new horror stories

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- December 16, 2019

Can a U.S. Custom and Border Protection Officers now detain a Canadian Citizen on Canadian soil simply for looking Iranian?  ... Read More

French town residents prohibited from dying on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays
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French town residents prohibited from dying on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2019

La Gresle is a rural French town with roughly 850 residents on the outskirts of Lyon, and like many countryside ... Read More

Strike paralyzes transportation across France, shuts down tourist attractions
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Strike paralyzes transportation across France, shuts down tourist attractions

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 5, 2019

Massive worker walkouts and thousands of protesters marching, in what has been billed as the largest protest of its kind ... Read More

Con artist sets up phony Russia-Finland border, charges illegals to ‘cross’ it
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Con artist sets up phony Russia-Finland border, charges illegals to ‘cross’ it

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2019

A resourceful grifter has set up his own private 'Russia-Finland border' and charged four illegal migrants a thousands of euros, ... Read More

Loewe luxury fashion house: Look like a Nazi camp prisoner for only $950
Fashion News

Loewe luxury fashion house: Look like a Nazi camp prisoner for only $950

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 25, 2019

When Spanish luxury fashion powerhouse Loewe introduced the black and white striped shirt and trousers set (with the shirt alone ... Read More

‘Oxygen bars’ are all the rage in pollution-choked New Delhi
Travel Safety & Emergencies

‘Oxygen bars’ are all the rage in pollution-choked New Delhi

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 20, 2019

New Delhi city officials recently declared a public health emergency over the city’s dangerous air quality, after pollution hit toxic ... Read More

Archbishop of Canterbury: Jesus wouldn’t get UK visa under new immigration system
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

Archbishop of Canterbury: Jesus wouldn’t get UK visa under new immigration system

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 19, 2019

Taking a thinly-camouflaged dig at the proposed so-called point-based immigration system trumpeted by British PM Boris Johnson, Archbishop of Canterbury ... Read More

Not ‘China’: Taiwan bans Huawei smartphones over wrong Caller ID
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

Not ‘China’: Taiwan bans Huawei smartphones over wrong Caller ID

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 16, 2019

Deputy director of Taiwan's National Communications Commission's Department of Frequency and Resources, Niu Hsin-ren, said that the commission directed local ... Read More

UNWTO: Tourism leading other global sectors in advancing gender equality
Human Rights News

UNWTO: Tourism leading other global sectors in advancing gender equality

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 7, 2019

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), in collaboration with UN Women, The German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ), World Bank Group ... Read More

Airline passenger group publishes scathing report on Boeing 737 MAX
Airline News

Airline passenger group publishes scathing report on Boeing 737 MAX

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 6, 2019

FlyersRights.org, the official representative of passengers to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on air safety, has released a detailed White ... Read More

Why? Netherlands’ first ‘transgender crosswalk’ leaves people scratching their heads
LGBTQ

Why? Netherlands’ first ‘transgender crosswalk’ leaves people scratching their heads

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 6, 2019

Netherlands' city of Almere has claimed the unique (though quite dubious) 'distinction' of presenting the world with the first-ever ‘transgender’ ... Read More

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