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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

Seychelles efforts for a sustainable destination in the forefront

editor editor- June 7, 2019

The destination joins the rest of the world to celebrate world environment day, a time us to reflect on sustainable ... 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

IATA re-appoints Ethiopian Airlines GCEO its Board of Governors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines announced that its Group CEO Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam has been re-appointed to the IATA (International Air Transport Association) ... Read More

‘Extreme vetting’: US visa applicants now required to submit their social media history

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 1, 2019

The United States Department of State has begun requiring temporary visitors and those seeking permanent residence to submit five years’ ... Read More

Tourists traveling to Tanzania: No plastic bags or face fines or imprisonment

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- May 31, 2019

Tourists and foreign visitors traveling to Tanzania are advised not to carry with them plastic bags on arrival at the ... 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

Trend setter for tourism to enter the European Parliament: The best Tourism Minister of the World Elena Kountoura

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

The European Parliament is about to say yes to travel and tourism, and after today's election, new trends may be ... 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

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

Swedish government wants to ban ‘Nazi’ Norse runes and Swedes hate the stupid idea

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

The Swedish government is looking into the possibility of forbidding the use of Norse runes, local media has reported, amid ... Read More

More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants

editor editor- May 20, 2019

by Dr. Louise de Waal President Mokgweetsi Masisi of Botswana categorically denies that his government would ever cull elephants, contradicting ... Read More

Dusit International announces its first Dusit Thani branded hotel in Vietnam

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019

Dusit International, one of Thailand’s leading hotel and property development companies, has signed a hotel management agreement with Vietnam-based property ... Read More

Can you take an iconic road trip in an electric vehicle?

editor editor- May 7, 2019

Electric vehicles (EVs). They need recharging just like a fossil-fuel car needs to stop in at a gas pump. But ... Read More

Travel to Brunei is safe: No stoning to death for gay visitors may not apply to lesbians

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 7, 2019

The Trump Administration refused to issue a travel advisory against Brunei, even though the country is in violation of international ... Read More

Famous Delhi holy site bans tourists after ‘vulgar’ dancing video goes viral

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 4, 2019

The Jama Masjid mosque has banned tourists after a viral video emerged of girls dancing inside the famous Delhi holy ... Read More

Why travel to Sri Lanka is safer than ever

editor editor- May 1, 2019

Sri Lanka is safer than ever now. This is a message by the management of Jetwing Hotels Ltd. - Jetwing ... Read More

No Easter Travel for Palestinian Christians in Gaza

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019

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

National child safety advocate calls for ban on Airbnb hidden cameras

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019

National child safety advocacy group, Stop Child Predators, called on state and local government leaders in the U.S. today to ... Read More

ADI statement on circus lion attack in Ukraine

editor editor- April 4, 2019

Animal Defenders International (ADI) has urged Ukraine and other countries without bans on the use of animals in circuses to ... Read More

Thailand: The 1,000 Spire Pagoda

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019

Tourists in Thailand visiting Ko Khao Yai at Ban Bo Chet Luk, which is part of the Ko Phetra National ... Read More

Middle East visitors to Egypt to increase 50% by 2022, ATM report reveals

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019

Arrivals from the Middle East to Egypt are expected to increase 50% from 1.49 million in 2018 to 2.23 million ... Read More

Disney Parks: Just say no to ice… and smoking and large strollers

editor editor- March 29, 2019

As of May 1, 2019, no ice, no smoking, and no large strollers will be allowed at Walt Disney World, ... Read More

UNESCO, African Union and Ethiopia Role Model on World Press Freedom?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines, has been chosen as the Official Carrier for the 2019 World Press Freedom Day Global Conference to be ... Read More

Single-use plastic ban, food waste and local produce top priorities in Centara’s 2019 Sustainability Plan

editor editor- March 22, 2019

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is focusing on three key sustainability initiatives as part of the company’s ... Read More

Seychelles eco-friendly tourism efforts put forward in Germany

editor editor- March 16, 2019

Environment conservation efforts being made by Seychelles, and how tourists can join in the initiatives, were the focus points of ... Read More

Flights delays compounding due to Boeing 737 Max aircraft grounding

editor editor- March 14, 2019

Since the grounding of Boeing’s 737 Max jets due to safety issues, spring break travelers are experiencing delays upon delays. ... Read More

Airlines demanding compensation from Boeing for 737 Max fiasco losses

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019

Airlines are beginning to demand compensation from Boeing as revenue losses are expected to mount after the troubled Boeing MAX ... Read More

Japan the latest country to ban Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 and 9 aircraft

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019

Japan has banned flights by Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 and 9 aircraft from its airspace. The announcement was made by ... Read More

Canada the latest country to ground Boeing 737 Max 8 jets

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

Canada is the latest state to join the growing list of countries that grounded Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft. Canada ... Read More

Botswana hunting proposal could put its tourism industry at risk

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

Botswana’s proposals to lift its hunting ban and to introduce elephant culling has fuelled political posturing, denials, misinformation, and lobbying ... Read More

Boeing 737 MAX 8: Who is grounding controversial plane and who is not?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019

The list of the carriers that are grounding the controversial Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft and the countries that are ... Read More

Trump: I don’t want Albert Einstein to be my pilot

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019

The passenger of the world’s most-famous aircraft, US Air Force One, Donald Trump is highly concerned that the complexity of ... Read More

Boeing stock plummets 12 percent after 2nd 737 MAX 8 plane crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019

The latest crash of a Boeing 737 MAX 8 operated by Ethiopian Airlines has sent shares of the world’s largest ... Read More

New exhibitions tell story of St Helena’s pioneering role in ending slavery

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019

Two new exhibitions opening in 2019 on the south Atlantic island of St Helena will celebrate 200 years since children ... Read More