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‘Super Power’ artwork on display at Heathrow Airport

‘Super Power’ artwork on display at Heathrow Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 15:14 0

A canopy of brightly coloured umbrellas has appeared at Heathrow as part of an initiative to raise awareness of neuro-developmental disorders, including Attention Deficit Hyperactivity ... Read More

Summer Daze Malta set for another iconic Music Festival

Summer Daze Malta set for another iconic Music Festival

editor editor- June 12, 2019 21:19 0

Some of the world’s biggest pop acts and DJs are locked in for the second ever edition of Summer Daze Malta. The newly expanded event ... Read More

Treehouse Hotels: New brand from Starwood Capital Group

Treehouse Hotels: New brand from Starwood Capital Group

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019 19:50 0

Hotel visionary Barry Sternlicht, and Chairman and CEO of Starwood Capital Group, founder of W Hotels, has once again worked his magic to re-invent the ... Read More

30th anniversary of Tiananmen Square massacre planned in front of LA Chinese Consulate

30th anniversary of Tiananmen Square massacre planned in front of LA Chinese Consulate

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 22:47 0

What is being called "a commemorative candlelight vigil" to remember the 30th Anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre will be held in front of the ... Read More

Friendliest Travel Country on Earth Joins African Tourism Board

Friendliest Travel Country on Earth Joins African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 3, 2019 05:16 0

Uganda is the latest country joining the African Tourism Board as a member. For Ugandans welcoming all nationalities is an intrinsic part of the culture, ... Read More

Transplant Tourism equals murder in some countries

Transplant Tourism equals murder in some countries

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019 22:12 0

When the alternative is get an organ or die, it's human nature that people become desperate and become a transplant tourist, regardless of the desired ... Read More

CTO: Authentic Caribbean experiences driving influences for travelers’ holiday plans

CTO: Authentic Caribbean experiences driving influences for travelers’ holiday plans

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 1, 2019 15:50 0

Today’s traveler demands a more authentic cultural experience and is exploring destinations that highlight artistic, musical, culinary, literary, social, religious and political attributes. Countries in ... Read More

Finally! Boeing CEO admits failure to properly implement 737 MAX safety alert feature

Finally! Boeing CEO admits failure to properly implement 737 MAX safety alert feature

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 19:10 0

Dennis Muilenburg, the President, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Boeing Company, said his company failed to properly implement a safety alert feature on ... Read More

PATA Annual Summit 2019: Issues of sustainability and social responsibility

PATA Annual Summit 2019: Issues of sustainability and social responsibility

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2019 04:13 0

The PATA Annual Summit 2019 (PAS 2019), under the theme ‘Progress with a Purpose’, opened in Cebu, Philippines on May 9 with 383 delegates from ... Read More

Thomas Cook Failure: Who to trust and how to communicate

Thomas Cook Failure: Who to trust and how to communicate

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- May 20, 2019 04:26 0

Thomas Cooks shares are effectively worth nothing right now. Thousands of British tourists looking forward to their holidays are not sure if they are really ... Read More

Investing in Tourism Sustainability Conference: Dr. Taleb Rifai Chair

Investing in Tourism Sustainability Conference: Dr. Taleb Rifai Chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 6, 2019 05:34 0

The inaugural Investing in Tourism Sustainability Conference will open in Sunny Beach, Bulgaria Ma 30-31. It will focus on investment in tourism in Bulgaria and ... Read More

Tanzanian media mogul and philanthropist passes away

Tanzanian media mogul and philanthropist passes away

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- May 2, 2019 19:55 0

Tanzanian billionaire, philanthropist and media mogul, Reginald Mengi, has passed away Wednesday night in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Aged 75, Mengi was the leading local ... Read More

Wimbledon 2019: Winning plans for players and spectators 

Wimbledon 2019: Winning plans for players and spectators 

Rita Payne - special to eTN Rita Payne - special to eTN- May 2, 2019 01:25 0

The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) has announced a series of significant changes for The Championships 2019 and beyond. In the buildup to the ... Read More

Arab Hotel Investment Conference is back: Why it’s so amazing

Arab Hotel Investment Conference is back: Why it’s so amazing

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- April 11, 2019 03:44 0

Last year, the move of the 14th Arab Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) from Dubai Jumeirah Madinat to the neighboring Emirate Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) was ... Read More

Game of Thrones final season is here! See where it all began in Malta

Game of Thrones final season is here! See where it all began in Malta

editor editor- April 4, 2019 20:41 0

As Game of Thrones approaches its final season, set to premiere on April 14, 2019, it’s a good time for die-hard fans to take a look ... Read More

WTTC 19th Global Summit final program: Changemakers including President Obama meet in Seville

WTTC 19th Global Summit final program: Changemakers including President Obama meet in Seville

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- March 31, 2019 20:05 2

The World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) will be heading to Seville, Spain this week to attend the  19th Global Summit of WTTC on April ... Read More

Airbnb co-founder headed to Phillippines for travel summit

Airbnb co-founder headed to Phillippines for travel summit

editor editor- March 27, 2019 20:56 0

“We are excited to be welcoming Mr. Nathan Blecharczyk to the PATA Annual Summit 2019. It is nearly impossible to talk about the travel and ... Read More

Turkish suspect in Utrecht terrorist attack arrested

Turkish suspect in Utrecht terrorist attack arrested

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 22:42 0

Utrecht's police chief has confirmed that the 37-year-old Turkish suspect in the deadly shooting on a tram in the Netherlands has been arrested. Gökmen Tanis ... Read More

Record number of passengers hit Heathrow’s runway for London Fashion Week

Record number of passengers hit Heathrow’s runway for London Fashion Week

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019 17:15 0

Heathrow welcomed 5.48 million passengers in 28 days, securing the airport’s 28th consecutive record month for passenger growth (+1.7% vs February 2018). February’s result has ... Read More

Find Out Where Game of Thrones all Began and Explore their First Film Locations in Malta!

Find Out Where Game of Thrones all Began and Explore their First Film Locations in Malta!

editor editor- February 8, 2019 23:50 0

As Game of Thrones approaches its final season in April 2019, it’s a good time for die-hard fans to take a look at the first ... Read More

555 airline passengers died in 2018: Is this good news?

555 airline passengers died in 2018: Is this good news?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 2, 2019 00:51 0

Last year 555 airline passengers died in plane accidents. This is the worst year according to a report by BBC. The good news is with ... Read More

Manchester police: New Year’s Eve train station stabbing spree “terrorist attack”

Manchester police: New Year’s Eve train station stabbing spree “terrorist attack”

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 1, 2019 15:51 0

British police say that the stabbing spree which occurred in Manchester on New Year’s Eve is being investigated as terror-related attack. Three people - including ... Read More

Corinthia Hotels offers seasonal cheer

Corinthia Hotels offers seasonal cheer

editor editor- December 10, 2018 14:04 0

The countdown is on to December 15, 2018, when luxury hotel collection Corinthia Hotels offers some seasonal cheer.  Read More

UNWTO/UNESCO Conference: Cultural tourism sustains communities and living heritage

UNWTO/UNESCO Conference: Cultural tourism sustains communities and living heritage

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 5, 2018 07:21 0

The third cultural tourism conference (3-5 December) organized jointly between the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018 21:27 1

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law cases. Read More

PATA UNWTO debate in Guam: Seychelles Minister VIP panel guest

PATA UNWTO debate in Guam: Seychelles Minister VIP panel guest

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2016 02:53 0

During the course of his visit to the US island of Guam as a VIP invited guest at the 2016 PATA Summit being hosted on ... Read More

The keynote address at the 2016 PATA Annual Summit in Guam will come from Seychelles

The keynote address at the 2016 PATA Annual Summit in Guam will come from Seychelles

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 13, 2016 12:26 0

Minister Alain St.Ange of the Seychelles is heading to the US island of Guam for the 2016 PATA Annual Summit. Read More

BBC Olympics website omits Jerusalem as capital of Israel

BBC Olympics website omits Jerusalem as capital of Israel

editor editor- July 24, 2012 01:53 0

London, England – The British Broadcasting Company’s Olympic website omitted Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Read More

BBC personality to emcee opening of Seychelles Carnival

BBC personality to emcee opening of Seychelles Carnival

editor editor- February 9, 2012 05:07 0

The Seychelles Tourism Board has confirmed that Aaron Heslehurst of the BBC will be the MC at the Official Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Carnival ... Read More

Seychelles clarifies facts of Chandler pirate kidnapping

Seychelles clarifies facts of Chandler pirate kidnapping

editor editor- September 8, 2011 02:59 0

Following the story on the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) News website on September 5, 2011, regarding the Chandlers' piracy hostage incident, the Seychelles High Level ... Read More

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