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Official update on Ebola by the Uganda Minister of Health

editor editor- June 13, 2019

Ebola is gaining attention in Uganda while tourism remains safe. This is a tough message to sell, but authorities are ... Read More

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

Ryanair acquires Malta Air

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 12, 2019

Ryanair Holdings has made arrangements for the acquisition of Malta Air, a Maltese start-up, in which Ryanair will transfer and ... 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

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

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

Russian Convention Bureau participated in St. Petersburg International Economic Forum

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

The key theme of RCB's participation at SPIEF'2109, presented in various formats was "Politics and Business: Effective Interaction for Development ... Read More

Lilium: Air taxis to service world’s major cities by 2025

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

According to the German aviation startup Lilium, air taxis will offer services in many major cities all over the world ... Read More

Nearly 100 people killed in Mali’s Sunday massacre

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

An overnight attack on Sunday targeting an ethnic Dogon village in Mali left 95 people dead, local mayor Moulaye Guindo ... Read More

Kidnapped from the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong: 150,000 people marched in protest

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 9, 2019

Kidnapped from a five-star hotel in Hongkong and appearing in a mainland China prison thereafter. This happened to a number ... Read More

Fiji and Dominican Republic: Healthy American Tourists die in resort hotels

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 6, 2019

Add Fiji to the list of now two countries where four healthy American visitors died within a week on mysterious ... Read More

American tourists found dead in Dominican Republic hotel

editor editor- June 5, 2019

An American couple from Prince George’s County in Maryland vacationing in the Dominican Republic were found dead in their hotel ... Read More

Wi-Fi, facial recognition, and more: China introduces ‘smart toilets’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

Wi-Fi, facial recognition and dynamic switching between male and female toilets. A number of "smart toilets" with these intelligent facilities ... Read More

DFW Airport congratulate American Airlines and Qantas on approval of joint business agreement

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport looks forward to the strengthened ties between American Airlines and Qantas now that their ... Read More

RIU Hotels & Resorts enters Senegal

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

The RIU Hotels & Resorts chain has announced the purchase of a 25-hectare site in the Pointe Sarène area on ... Read More

Seven tourists hiking Indian Himalayas missing after Avalanche

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

The Indian Himalaya Mountains are in the spotlight of tourism safety after seven tourists mountain climbing went missing last week. ... Read More

IATA sets trends for Global Aviation on Environment, Slots, Baggage Tracking, One ID and Disabled Passengers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

IATA's 75th Annual General Meeting in Seoul, South Korea passed five important resolutions setting the trend in the global aviation ... Read More

At least two people dead, many injured in Virginia Beach municipal building shooting

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

First responders and police have responded to reports of an active shooter at a municipal building in Virginia Beach - ... Read More

American tourists found dead in Dominican Republic hotel

editor editor- May 31, 2019

An American couple from Prince George’s County in Maryland vacationing in the Dominican Republic were found dead in their hotel ... Read More

Vietjet launches direct Bali flight from Ho Chi Minh City

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

Vietjet officially launched its newest direct route, Ho Chi Minh City – Bali, connecting the largest city in Vietnam to ... Read More

Brussels by bike: European capital celebrates cycling and honors its cultural heritage

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

2019 is a year like no other for Brussels. This year Brussels is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first ... Read More

Moscow mayor: New city-wide facial recognition system “would be only rivaled by China”

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

The Mayor of Moscow said on Thursday that Russian capital’s authorities plan to create a large-scale facial recognition system comprising ... 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

1 child and 2 adults believed dead after Tokyo bus stop stabbing

editor editor- May 28, 2019

It is believed that at least 1 child and 2 adults have died after being attacked by a man with ... Read More

Kaanapali Beach in Maui compared with other dangerous beaches after deadly shark attack

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019

"Aloha from the Maui Visitors Bureau. The office is now closed in observance of the holiday." This is the recording ... Read More

Former Jet Airways Chair forced to deboard at Mumbai Airport

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 27, 2019

In a shocking development, Naresh Goyal and his wife, Anita, were forced to deboard the aircraft they were on at ... Read More

Pakistan Airlines connects Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi with Tokyo

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019

The Pakistan International Airlines has decided to resume its two weekly flights to Tokyo from May 30 after a suspension ... Read More

Boat sinks, many dead at Lake Mai-Ndombe in Inongo, Congo

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

Tourists are not expected to be among the 30 dead in Western Congo, where 200 more are missing after a ... Read More

Organizing the rape of children: A lucrative tourism business for former Israeli soldier

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

Tourists travel to Colombia often loo0king for drugs and to rape children. This is a  very dark side of tourism. ... Read More

Mount Agung forces Den Pasar Airport to close spewing tons of CO2 into the atmosphere

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 25, 2019

A new eruption of Mount Agung, Bali, occurred on May 24, 2019 at 7:23 p.m., a day later Bali Den ... Read More

Botswana says yes again to Elephant Hunting

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

Botswana's Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources, Conservation, and Tourism announced the ban overturn on Elephant Hunting in a Facebook statement ... Read More

Myanmar Tourism Police arrests accused Sri Lanka Terror Suspect

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

Myanmar Tourist Police arrested a Sri Lankan man Thursday afternoon. The tourist from Sri Lanka is accused to have connections ... Read More

Prime Minister wants Vietnam Airlines to ensure safe services to Russia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

Vietnam Airlines should work to ensure safe and competitive services while operating flights to Russia. "Traveling between Vietnam and Russia ... Read More

St.Maarten hosts International Caribbean Airlift conference

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019

The 4th annual Caribbean Aviation Meetup conference will be held June 11-13 on St.Maarten/St.Martin The conference is hosted by the ... Read More

No iPhone, no KFC, no Disneyland: Chinese firm bans workers from buying US goods, travel to USA

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

As the US-China trade dispute gets uglier by the day some Chinese corporations seem intent to respond to Washington pressure ... Read More

European pilots: Before Boeing’s MAX returns, we need answers and transparency

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

Regulators from across the globe are meeting today in Texas (USA), to discuss a possible return to service of the ... Read More