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What do new Cuba travel restrictions mean to US travelers?

What do new Cuba travel restrictions mean to US travelers?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 15:45 0

On Wednesday, April 17, the Trump administration announced that it would be issuing new rules about non-family travel to Cuba. For those who have already ... Read More

Airbus: ACJ319neo makes successful first flight

Airbus: ACJ319neo makes successful first flight

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019 08:08 0

The ACJ319neo successfully completed a first flight lasting one hour and 55 min on 24th April 2019, beginning a short flight-test programme to verify its ... Read More

29th International Book Fair opens in Abu Dhabi

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 02:25 1

Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), is playing host to the 29th edition of Abu Dhabi International Book Fair that ... Read More

Avianca announces CEO retirement

Avianca announces CEO retirement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 01:31 0

Avianca Holdings S.A. today announced that Hernán Rincón Lema has notified the Avianca Holdings Board of Directors that he plans to retire from the Company ... Read More

Swiss-Belhotel brings special offers to Arabian Travel Market

Swiss-Belhotel brings special offers to Arabian Travel Market

editor editor- April 25, 2019 00:23 0

Swiss-Belhotel International has created exciting packages for wholesalers and tour operators that will be launched at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) taking place in Dubai ... Read More

Senior tourist dies at Grand Canyon after fall

Senior tourist dies at Grand Canyon after fall

editor editor- April 24, 2019 21:06 0

A 70-year-old tourist fell to her death yesterday, Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at the Grand Canyon in the US state of Arizona. She is the ... Read More

Expression of interests launched for new carrying-capacity studies for La Digue, Mahe and Praslin

Expression of interests launched for new carrying-capacity studies for La Digue, Mahe and Praslin

editor editor- April 24, 2019 20:04 0

The Seychelles Ministry for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine have recently launched 2 expression of interests for carrying capacity studies to be undertaken on ... Read More

Uganda Airlines’ long-awaited new planes land at Entebbe International Airport

Uganda Airlines’ long-awaited new planes land at Entebbe International Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 18:15 0

First two Uganda Airlines' long anticipated aircraft landed at Entebbe International Airport on Tuesday 23rd April 2019. Captained by all Ugandan crew - Capt. Clive ... Read More

Dusit International makes its grand debut  in Qatar

Dusit International makes its grand debut in Qatar

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 18:00 0

With a view to capture major market share in Qatar’s hospitality sector, Dusit International, one of Thailand’s leading hotel and property development companies, is set ... Read More

Arabian Travel Week launches in Dubai

Arabian Travel Week launches in Dubai

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2019 09:40 0

Reed Travel Exhibitions will launch Arabian Travel Week – an umbrella brand comprising four co-located shows – during the 2019 edition of Arabian Travel Market ... Read More

Seychelles Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine visits Shannon College graduates

Seychelles Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine visits Shannon College graduates

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2019 08:05 0

The Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Minister Didier Dogley accompanied by the Principal Secretary for Tourism, Anne Lafortune and the Director for ... Read More

African Tourism Board CEO declares Africa one tourist destination

African Tourism Board CEO declares Africa one tourist destination

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2019 05:16 0

The newly appointed CEO for the African Tourism Board, Ms. Doris Woerfel from Pretoria, South Africa, issued her initial welcome message to ATB members today. ... Read More

Quake strikes Aalo in Arunachal Pradesh India

Quake strikes Aalo in Arunachal Pradesh India

editor editor- April 23, 2019 20:48 0

A strong 6.1 earthquake struck 25 miles from Aalo, Arunachal Pradesh in India today, April 23, 2019, at 20:15:50 UTC. The tremor was felt in ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: New York City MetroCard might just be your ‘golden ticket’ to Hawaii

Hawaii Tourism: New York City MetroCard might just be your ‘golden ticket’ to Hawaii

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 19:48 0

The Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau (HVCB) launched an initiative today that will bring one lucky New Yorker (and a plus-one) all the way from ... Read More

The IGLTA Foundation brings Voyage to New York City

The IGLTA Foundation brings Voyage to New York City

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 18:47 0

The IGLTA Foundation is putting finishing touches on Voyage, its signature fundraising event, unfolding at the Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers on Friday, 26 April. Produced ... Read More

40 airlines, 60 airports confirmed for CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum in Dubai

40 airlines, 60 airports confirmed for CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum in Dubai

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 17:05 0

More than 40 airlines and over 60 represented airports have confirmed their participation at the inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India and Africa – co-located with ... Read More

eTN becomes a SUNx SDG 17 Partner calling for Climate Sanity in Tourism on Earth Day

eTN becomes a SUNx SDG 17 Partner calling for Climate Sanity in Tourism on Earth Day

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 23, 2019 02:24 1

In nature, nothing exists alone is the message for Earth Day 2019. Announcing the public launch of its “SDG17 Partners Program” on Earth Day 2019, Professor ... Read More

Air Seychelles gets ready for delivery of their first Airbus A320NEO

Air Seychelles gets ready for delivery of their first Airbus A320NEO

mm Alain St.Ange- April 22, 2019 23:17 0

Air Seychelles has over the past few months started to implement its training calendar in preparation for the delivery of the A320neo set for July ... Read More

Shangri-La issues statement: Attack on the Shangri-La Hotel Colombo Table One Restaurant

Shangri-La issues statement: Attack on the Shangri-La Hotel Colombo Table One Restaurant

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019 20:11 0

An explosion took place in Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo’s Table One Restaurant on Easter Sunday during Easter Brunch at 9.05 am. As reported on eTurboNews on ... Read More

New rhino born at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

New rhino born at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019 18:02 0

On 19th April, Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, located north of Uganda’s capital, Kampala registered the latest rhino birth. According to Angie Genade, Executive Director of the ... Read More

TIME Hotels to open five new properties across Middle East in 2019

TIME Hotels to open five new properties across Middle East in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019 16:35 0

TIME Hotels, the UAE-headquartered hospitality company and hotel operator, is set to announce plans to open five new properties across the Middle East during 2019 ... Read More

Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi prepares to host World Travel Awards

Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi prepares to host World Travel Awards

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019 15:35 0

Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, the latest addition to Yas Island’s series of world-class attractions, is stepping up to host the World Travel Awards (WTA) ... Read More

How Emirates is supporting and preserving biodiversity

How Emirates is supporting and preserving biodiversity

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019 07:51 0

Taking its environmental responsibilities seriously and championing wildlife conservation across different corners of the planet, the Emirates Group is playing its part to support and ... Read More

Time Hotels to open five additional hotels in Dubai, Sharjah and Saudi Arabia

Time Hotels to open five additional hotels in Dubai, Sharjah and Saudi Arabia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019 07:47 0

TIME Hotels, an UAE-headquartered hospitality company and hotel operator, is set to announce plans to open five new properties across the Middle East during 2019 ... Read More

No Easter Travel  for Palestinian Christians in Gaza

No Easter Travel for Palestinian Christians in Gaza

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019 05:02 0

There are around 1,100 Palestinian Christians in Gaza, many of whom are descended from the earliest Christians in Palestine (where Christianity originated). For the first ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, U.S. and British Authorities warn in response to terror attacks

Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, U.S. and British Authorities warn in response to terror attacks

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019 22:07 0

The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority in a statement released urges hotels in Sri Lanka to take maximum measures to strengthen security as Hotels have ... Read More

Ghana Tourism makes money on selfies

Ghana Tourism makes money on selfies

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019 21:16 0

Ghana Tourism is a big business and full of surprises. This is also true for  Mr Guru, Ghanaian,  a comedian who went to Facebook after ... Read More

Vietjet launches Hong Kong-Phu Quoc route

Vietjet launches Hong Kong-Phu Quoc route

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 20, 2019 16:08 0

New-age carrier Vietjet has officially launched Hong Kong - Phu Quoc route, making it the first airline to operate the direct services between the two ... Read More

Portland welcomes Underground Donut Tour

Portland welcomes Underground Donut Tour

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019 20:10 0

Today, the Underground Donut Tour, Chicago's Original Donut Tour, is expanding beyond the Windy City to the City of Roses – Portland, OR. The Underground ... Read More

Passenger and cargo numbers continue to rise at Ontario International Airport

Passenger and cargo numbers continue to rise at Ontario International Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019 18:55 0

The number of airline passengers who traveled through Southern California's Ontario International Airport (ONT) increased by more than 5% last month compared to March last ... Read More

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