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Travel Foundation fighting plastic pollution

editor editor- January 23, 2020

The Global Tourism Plastics Initiative unites the tourism sector behind a common vision to address the root causes of plastic ... Read More

Jamaican-based Global Tourism Resilience Centre hands over $100,000 to Bahamas

editor editor- January 22, 2020

The Jamaican-based Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre on Tuesday donated US$100,000 to the Bahamas. The funds will assist ... Read More

King of Spain signals strong support for UNWTO’s tourism ambitions

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2020

His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain joined the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) for a special gala dinner in Madrid ... Read More

What are the most expensive luxury hotels in Hawaii?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2020

According to a new survey, the most expensive luxury hotel rooms in Hawaii can be found on Ka’anapali Beach. The ... Read More

Delta Air Lines launches innovative solution for pet travel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2020

Delta Air Lines is ushering in a new travel experience for pets and their owners with the exclusive launch of ... Read More

Lufthansa Group: 100% green electricity in home markets

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2020

Since the beginning of the year, the Lufthansa Group has exclusively been purchasing green electricity in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and ... Read More

Global Tourism Plastic Initiative launched

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 22, 2020

The Travel Foundation has today announced its commitment to tackle plastic pollution as part of the Global Tourism Plastics Initiative, ... Read More

Africa wildlife and nature conservation icon passes away

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 22, 2020

From Germany to Africa, Professor Dr. Markus Borner had spent about 4 decades working on wildlife conservation and nature in ... Read More

Boeing: Ungrounding of 737 MAX will begin in mid-2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2020

Boeing Company today issued the following statement on the status of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft: As we have emphasized, the ... Read More

FlyersRights: Boeing stock finally catching up with reality

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2020

Boeing stock will continue to be under great pressure due to serious safety problems with the 737 MAX, the 777X, ... Read More

Global Tourism Resilience Center presents $100k to Bahamas

editor editor- January 21, 2020

The Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center (GTRCMC) presented a $100,000 check to the Minister of Tourism of the ... Read More

Minister Bartlett to attend Caribbean Travel Market in Bahamas

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2020

Jamaica's Tourism Minister Hon Edmund Bartlett departed the island yesterday to attend the Caribbean Travel Marketplace in Baha Mar, Bahamas. ... Read More

How to survive an avalanche?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2020

If you see an avalanche coming your way think about five immediate things you can do to give yourself 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

Saint Lucia Tourism: 400K stay-over arrivals in 40th year of independence

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 20, 2020

The latest figures indicate that Saint Lucia has surpassed all previous records set with regards to stay-over arrivals. For the ... Read More

Philippines declares Taal Volcano island a ‘no man’s land’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 20, 2020

The Philippines volcano agency had long declared Luzon island a “permanent danger zone,” yet villagers have lived and worked there ... Read More

UNWTO: International tourism continues to outpace global economy

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 20, 2020

1.5 billion international tourist arrivals were recorded in 2019, globally. A 4% increase on the previous year which is also ... Read More

India issues China travel advisory as deadly virus cases jump to 136

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 20, 2020

China's Wuhan Municipal Health Commission, in a statement detailing the latest escalation in figures for the major viral outbreak, said ... 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

Cape Town Safety: Is Cape Town safe for visitors

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 19, 2020

To make Cape Town safe is a big concern for leaders in South Africa. To make Cape Town safe for ... 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

Passengers from China screened for deadly virus at three major US airports

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2020

Airline passengers traveling to US from Chinese city of Wuhan gripped by the outbreak of a new deadly pneumonia-like virus, ... Read More

Outrigger Hotels Raising Funds for Australian Bushfire Crisis

editor editor- January 18, 2020

Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort and Duke’s Waikiki Restaurant are hosting Australia Day festivities for a cause with beach barbeque, beer, ... Read More

German Lufthansa extends Iran flight ban until March 28

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2020

German Lufthansa airline announced that it will not operate flights to Tehran, Iran until March 28. According to airline, the ... Read More

Boeing identifies new ‘vulnerability’ in 737 MAX software

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2020

The Boeing Corporation announced that it identified new problems with the software of the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, according to ... 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

FAA: Vapes on a plane?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2020

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is working with other federal agencies and organizations to remind airline passengers that electronic smoking ... 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

US Travel: Enhancements coming to 2020 IPW in Las Vegas

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

Guided by interviews and focus group discussions with a task force of dozens of U.S. exhibitors, international buyers and media ... Read More

UNIGLOBE Chairman’s Circle gala raises $17,000 for Safe Schools for Refugees in Ethiopia project

editor editor- January 16, 2020

UNIGLOBE Travel International Chairman’s Circle members have donated $17,000 USD raised at their annual awards gala to the Plan International ... Read More

FAA declares South Florida a No Drone Zone during Super Bowl LIV

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

Hard Rock Stadium near Miami is a “No Drone Zone” for Super Bowl LIV on Feb. 2, 2020. Drones also ... Read More

ITB Berlin: Strong upward trend in India’s outbound travel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

The strong growth in outbound trips from India continued seamlessly again into 2019. In particular, destinations within Asia benefited from ... Read More

Saint Lucia names Goodwill and Brand Ambassadors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

The Government of Saint Lucia has announced the names of twelve Saint Lucians appointed as Goodwill Ambassadors and nine as ... Read More

Air Canada continues fleet modernization with its first Airbus A220-300

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

Air Canada today unveiled the newest member of its fleet, the Airbus A220-300, before employees and special guests at the ... Read More

ATM to launch inaugural in-destination forum Arival Dubai @ ATM

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2020

Travel, tourism and hospitality professionals from around the world will have an opportunity to explore the next generation of in-destination ... Read More

Etihad Airways: Zero net carbon emissions by 2050

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2020

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today committed to a minimum target of zero net carbon ... Read More