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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

‘Super Power’ artwork on display at Heathrow Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

A canopy of brightly coloured umbrellas has appeared at Heathrow as part of an initiative to raise awareness of neuro-developmental ... Read More

Terror at Saudi Arabian Airport: An Iran Connection?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

Yesterday's terror attack on Abha International Airport in Saudi Arabia is seen as an escalation adding now to the significant ... Read More

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

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

Seychelles highlighted in Reunion Senior Trade Fair

editor editor- June 11, 2019

The destination was featured in Reunion’s 3rd edition of the distinguished Senior Trade Fair held in Reunion between May 31 ... Read More

St. Martin shines at CTO’s Caribbean Week in New York City

editor editor- June 11, 2019

The Caribbean Tourism Organization’s, (CTO) Caribbean Week in New York is the largest regional tourism activity in North America. Artists, ... Read More

Tanzania tour operators want reforms to improve business landscape

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

Tanzania tour operators are upbeat at the news that the government would execute the reforms highlighted on the blueprint to ... Read More

Clear Channel Airports signs new agreement with Palm Beach International Airport

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 10, 2019

Clear Channel Airports, today announced Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) selected the U.S. airport media leader (CCA) for a new ... Read More

Tourists from Maldives love to travel to India

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 9, 2019

Maldives, India and Sri Lanka are neighbors. The Maldives relies on tourism as an export, but  Maldives citizens also love ... Read More

Re-defining “undocumented”: TSA allows illegal immigrants board flights without any ID

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

US Transportation Security Administration has brought a new meaning to the term "undocumented" by permitting illegal aliens to fly domestically, ... Read More

Caribbean tourism records robust 12% growth in the first quarter of 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

Spurred on by a 24 percent rise in arrivals from the United States, the Caribbean recorded a healthy 12 percent ... Read More

UNWTO: Exports from international tourism hit $1.7 trillion

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Exports generated by international tourism reached USD 1.7 trillion in 2018, a 4% increase in real terms over the previous ... Read More

Tourism Authority of Thailand adopts simplified A-B-C Strategy

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has adopted a simplified “A-B-C Strategy” to promote emerging tourist destinations by creating inter-linked, ... Read More

India’s new Tourism Minister vows to fulfill Modi’s vision of ‘New India’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Immediately after becoming India's new Tourism Minister, Prahlad Singh Patel said his ministry will work to fulfill Prime Minister Narendra ... Read More

Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia open doors at city’s tallest building

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

"The history and culture of Philadelphia are so often expressed in the characteristic storytelling of its art and architecture. Now, ... Read More

Puerto Rico Tourism hungry for good news: Today best news in 8 years

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 5, 2019

Puerto Rico is hungry for good news after the island's tourism industry came to an all-time low after a devastating ... Read More

Travel Trends Index: Steady April growth, but international outlook alarms

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

Overall travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.0% in April, including an expected 5.6% recovery surge in year-over-year international ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Visitor spending declined 6.2 percent in April 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.33 billion in April 2019, a decrease of 6.2 percent compared ... Read More

Russian visitors are coming to Asia Pacific in record numbers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 30, 2019

It’s a boom time for Russian arrivals in Asia-Pacific (APAC) countries, thanks to a doubling in seat capacity on direct ... Read More

Anguilla Tourist Board unveils spectacular costumes for Summer Festival

editor editor- May 29, 2019

BEYOND EXTRAORDINARY TROUPE *Grand Parade of Troupes Takes Place Friday, August 9*  Anguilla enjoyed an impressive 2019 winter season with ... Read More

New partnership to focus on sustainable tourism in Europe

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

Four leading tourism organisations and academic institutions – CELTH (the Center of Expertise Leisure, Tourism & Hospitality), ETC (the European ... Read More

European Tourism Ministers meet in Croatia to advance development, innovation and partnerships

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

Innovation, partnerships and managing rising tourist numbers have been top of the agenda at the 64th Meeting of the World ... Read More

A short tourist season is saving the Ladakh environment

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 29, 2019

Ladakh, in Jammu and Kashmir in India, is perhaps one of the few places with many attractions, natural and man-made, ... Read More

American Airlines launches new nonstop flight from New York’s JFK to St. Kitts

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

Continuing to expand upon a successful airline-destination partnership, American Airlines will fly a second weekly nonstop flight from New York’s ... Read More

Ambassador Mangu creates synergies between Rwandan and Tanzanian tourism players

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- May 28, 2019

Tanzanian ambassador to Rwanda, Ernest Mangu, is engaging tour operators from both countries to create synergies, in his latest efforts ... Read More

Visitors showed Anguilla the love this winter

editor editor- May 23, 2019

*Island Enjoys Record-Breaking Winter Season* Anguilla welcomed guests from around the world this winter, resulting in the island’s best winter ... Read More

Israel welcomed over 405,000 visitors in April – 7% rise in tourist arrivals

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

An analysis of the seasonally adjusted data provided by Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics indicates that in the last three ... Read More

UNWTO: International tourism numbers and confidence on the rise

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

The latest issue of the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer from the World Tourism Organization shows that international tourism continued to ... Read More

ePassport Gates ease entry into UK for citizens of US, Canada and five other countries

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019

Citizens of the US and Canada are among seven countries who can now use ePassport gates, giving easier and faster ... Read More

Taiwan Tourism rustling up business in India

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 18, 2019

The Taiwan Tourism Bureau in India organized a workshop in Delhi on May 16 to create awareness on the destination ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board strengthens trade relations in Pune, Bangalore and Chandigarh through workshops

editor editor- May 16, 2019

Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) successfully conducted a series of workshops in 3 major cities in India between February and May, ... Read More

Airbnb joins the European Travel Commission to promote healthy tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

Airbnb, the global community-driven end-to-end travel platform, has joined the European Travel Commission (ETC) as an Associate Member to support ... Read More

Asia Pacific Tourism: 700 million international arrivals in 2018 and growing

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

Asia Pacific destinations collectively received almost 700 million international visitor arrivals (IVAs) in 2018, an increase of 7.7% over the ... Read More

Italy Tourism pulls in nearly 40 billion in international traveler spend

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 14, 2019

The positive outcome in 2018  for Italy’s tourism shows an increase of almost 11%, with around 41.7 billion euros spent ... Read More