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Airbus Canada ‘pleased with union ratification vote by A220 workforce’
Airline News

Airbus Canada ‘pleased with union ratification vote by A220 workforce’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019

Airbus Canada Limited Partnership is very pleased that its International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) unionized employees at ... Read More

Tit for tat: India slaps high tariffs on 28 US products effective Sunday
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

Tit for tat: India slaps high tariffs on 28 US products effective Sunday

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019

Indian government announced that it will impose higher tariffs on 28 US products, including almonds, apples and walnuts, tomorrow, in ... Read More

Hong Kong government forced to shelf China extradition bill amid huge street protests
Human Rights News

Hong Kong government forced to shelf China extradition bill amid huge street protests

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s pro-Beijing leader, has announced that her government is suspending the plans to introduce a controversial extradition ... Read More

Kimpton Glover Park Hotel appoints new senior catering sales manager
People in Travel & Tourism

Kimpton Glover Park Hotel appoints new senior catering sales manager

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019

Kimpton Glover Park Hotel announced the appointment of Renee Rothschild to the executive team as senior catering sales manager. Since ... Read More

Beirut Airport expansion: Curing crowds and a system failure
Airline News

Beirut Airport expansion: Curing crowds and a system failure

editor editor- June 15, 2019

Last summer, Beirut Rafik Hariri International Airport made headlines when passengers were stuck in lines for hours on end as ... Read More

Travel tech start-up Smartvel names CCO
People in Travel & Tourism

Travel tech start-up Smartvel names CCO

editor editor- June 14, 2019

Smartvel, a destination content technology provider, announced the appointment of Jacqueline Ulrich as  Chief Commercial Officer. (CCO) Jacqueline, Swedish raised ... Read More

Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau appoints Kara Franker, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Communications
Travel Associations News

Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau appoints Kara Franker, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Communications

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau (GFLCVB) has announced the appointment of Kara Franker as Senior Vice President ... Read More

Air Partner awarded Managed Services contract by Airbus
Airline News

Air Partner awarded Managed Services contract by Airbus

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

Air Partner plc, the global aviation services group, announced that it has been awarded a three-year contract by Airbus, a ... Read More

UNWTO and Barça Innovation Hub launch global Sports Tourism Start-up Competition
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UNWTO and Barça Innovation Hub launch global Sports Tourism Start-up Competition

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in collaboration with Barça Innovation Hub (BIHUB) and with the support of the Qatar National ... Read More

Canada announces new Heritage Lighthouse designations
Travel Destination

Canada announces new Heritage Lighthouse designations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Canada's heritage places reflect the rich and varied heritage of the nation and provide an opportunity for Canadians to learn ... Read More

OTDYKH International Russian Travel Market to host a series of B2B marketing events for exhibitors
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OTDYKH International Russian Travel Market to host a series of B2B marketing events for exhibitors

editor editor- June 13, 2019

Organizers of the OTDYKH Leisure Trade Fair are offering a range of unmissable B2B marketing events for exhibitors to partake ... Read More

First GrandStay Hotel opened in Oregon
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First GrandStay Hotel opened in Oregon

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

Oregon is welcoming the first GrandStay Hotel opened in that picturesque state.  GrandStay Hospitality, LLC, the franchisor for GrandStay Hotels, ... Read More

Fairmont Hotels: Honeybees and responsible tourism
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Fairmont Hotels: Honeybees and responsible tourism

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, to develop responsible tourism and sound environmental practices, has announced the next evolution of its Bee ... Read More

OLS Hotels & Resorts expands in Hawaii with Volcano House
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OLS Hotels & Resorts expands in Hawaii with Volcano House

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

OLS Hotels & Resorts, a hotel company with 24 hotels and resorts throughout the U.S., announced that effective June 10, ... Read More

Oman seeks to ‘diversify economy’ by jacking up taxes on booze, meat, tobacco and energy drinks
Travel Destination

Oman seeks to ‘diversify economy’ by jacking up taxes on booze, meat, tobacco and energy drinks

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Beginning June 15th, pork meat, tobacco, and alcohol as well as energy drinks in Oman will be subject to a ... Read More

European Union sends millions to Uganda and South Sudan to fight Ebola while tourism remains safe
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European Union sends millions to Uganda and South Sudan to fight Ebola while tourism remains safe

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, and the Democratic Republic are on high alert and are dealing with a developing crisis. Uganda ... Read More

African Tradition responsible for Ebola killing Uganda Boy after Spreading Virus to Relatives?
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African Tradition responsible for Ebola killing Uganda Boy after Spreading Virus to Relatives?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

Local cultural requirements may be the reason for three isolated cases of Ebola in Uganda. Even though the border region ... Read More

U.S. DOT launches Port Infrastructure Development Program
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U.S. DOT launches Port Infrastructure Development Program

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to apply for $292.7 million in ... Read More

Brazil’s GOL launches flights to Cabo Frio in the state of Rio de Janeiro
Airline News

Brazil’s GOL launches flights to Cabo Frio in the state of Rio de Janeiro

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A., Brazil's domestic airline, announces the expansion of its flight operations to the city of Cabo ... Read More

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City: First year anniversary weekend
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Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City: First year anniversary weekend

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 12, 2019

On June 28, 2019, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City is excited to kick off their anniversary weekend celebrating ... Read More

Giving hotel workers security: New Jersey governor signs ‘panic button’ bill
Hospitality Industry News

Giving hotel workers security: New Jersey governor signs ‘panic button’ bill

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

New Jersey Democratic Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill, the nation’s first, requiring most hotels to provide their employees with ... Read More

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam
Responsible Tourism News

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019

In an advertisement in “The New Vision” daily by the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) on June 7, a notice of ... Read More

Best and worst airports in the world: In the same city
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Best and worst airports in the world: In the same city

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 12, 2019

First ever Fodor's Travel Awards cover categories important to today's modern traveler, including foodie airports, best booze cruises, and biggest ... Read More

Gulfstream G600 to make International Paris Air Show debut
Airline News

Gulfstream G600 to make International Paris Air Show debut

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced the all-new, award-winning Gulfstream G600 will make its first appearance at the International Paris Air ... Read More

Uber is bringing flying taxis to Melbourne next year
Transportation News

Uber is bringing flying taxis to Melbourne next year

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

Uber announced plans to launch trials of its flying cars next year in Melbourne, Australia. The city is the third ... Read More

Four Seasons announces new hotel and private residences in Minneapolis
Hotel & Resort News

Four Seasons announces new hotel and private residences in Minneapolis

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company, in partnership with United Properties, a leading commercial property ... Read More

First electric scooter rider killed in Paris traffic accident
Travel Safety & Emergencies

First electric scooter rider killed in Paris traffic accident

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

A man, riding his electric scooter, was killed after collided with a truck in Paris today. The 25-year-old was riding ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities
Breaking Travel News

Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities

Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka- June 11, 2019

The Rapid Response Team by Safertourism reached out to Sri Lanka tourism authorities including the minister of tourism and industry ... Read More

Accor hospitality group: Significant growth in North & Central America
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Accor hospitality group: Significant growth in North & Central America

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

Global hospitality group Accor continues to present record growth figures in North & Central America, a key region for the ... Read More

Louisville flying high during colorful Pride Week
LGBTQ

Louisville flying high during colorful Pride Week

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

Louisville's Mayor, Metro Council representatives, Louisville Tourism, Civitas, the newly-formed Louisville chapter of the National LGBTQ Chamber of Commerce, the ... Read More

New dual-branded hotel opens in Atlanta
Breaking Travel News

New dual-branded hotel opens in Atlanta

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019

The groundbreaking opening of the Courtyard by Marriott & Element by Westin in Midtown Atlanta is announced. Expected to open ... Read More

Conrad Bali announces completion of rejuvenation
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Conrad Bali announces completion of rejuvenation

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019

Conrad Bali, a beachfront resort on the southern coast of Bali, today announced the launch of its 85 newly-renovated expanded ... Read More

Princess Cruises photo contest results
Breaking Travel News

Princess Cruises photo contest results

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019

From more than 13,000 images submitted by the public in the "Sea to Sky Princess Photo Contest," Princess Cruises today announced the ... Read More

World unites to fight against cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro
Responsible Tourism News

World unites to fight against cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- June 11, 2019

Thousands of people across the globe have come together protesting against the potential building of a controversial cable car on ... Read More

UNIGLOBE Alliance Travel and UNIGLOBE Travel Partners-NJ named UNIGLOBE TMCs of the year
Travel Award News

UNIGLOBE Alliance Travel and UNIGLOBE Travel Partners-NJ named UNIGLOBE TMCs of the year

editor editor- June 10, 2019

UNIGLOBE Travel International has announced a tie for its Travel Management Company (TMC) of the Year award. Tied for top ... Read More

Marriott International opens second Four Points by Sheraton in Tanzania
Hotel & Resort News

Marriott International opens second Four Points by Sheraton in Tanzania

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

Marriott International, Inc. today announced the opening of its second Four Points by Sheraton (Four-Points.Marriott.com) hotel in Tanzania, Four Points ... Read More

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