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World unites to fight against cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro

World unites to fight against cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- June 11, 2019 18:25 0

Thousands of people across the globe have come together protesting against the potential building of a controversial cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro, a World’s Heritage ... Read More

United Airlines: Most eco-friendly commercial flight

United Airlines: Most eco-friendly commercial flight

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019 21:31 0

United Airlines made history today – World Environment Day – with the departure of the Flight for the Planet, the most eco-friendly commercial flight of ... 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

Bugoma Forest must remain, says Uganda’s President, but conservationists not celebrating just yet

Bugoma Forest must remain, says Uganda’s President, but conservationists not celebrating just yet

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- May 18, 2019 17:45 0

Following a sustained campaign over a court ruling to lease Bugoma Forest to Hoima Sugar Works last month, Uganda President Museveni has pronounced that Bugoma ... Read More

Safer Tourism in St.Lucia: Dr. Peter Tarlow feels a sense of sophistication

Safer Tourism in St.Lucia: Dr. Peter Tarlow feels a sense of sophistication

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 12, 2019 22:17 0

Safety in tourism is key to a successful destination. Destinations like Saint Lucia in the Caribbean know this and stakeholders reached out eTN affiliate safertourism.com  ... Read More

SeaWorld San Antonio opens state-of-the-art Turtle Reef habitat

SeaWorld San Antonio opens state-of-the-art Turtle Reef habitat

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 15:57 0

Today, SeaWorld San Antonio unveiled Turtle Reef, featuring a first-of-its-kind biofiltration habitat. Guests can get an up-close look at endangered and rescued sea turtles and ... Read More

Cable Car to be introduced on Mount Kilimanjaro, amid protest

Cable Car to be introduced on Mount Kilimanjaro, amid protest

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- April 4, 2019 16:09 0

A cable car is to be rolled out on Mount Kilimanjaro by a foreign company to improve access and boost tourism, amid strong protest from ... Read More

D.R. Congo: African Tourism Board is a place to be according World Heritage Kahuzi-Biega National Park

D.R. Congo: African Tourism Board is a place to be according World Heritage Kahuzi-Biega National Park

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019 04:06 0

The African Tourism Board welcomes Kahuzi Biega National Park as a new member. The Kahuzi-Biega National Park is a protected area near Bukavu town in ... Read More

The Kingdom of Eswatini Tourism Authority Teams up with African Tourism Board

The Kingdom of Eswatini Tourism Authority Teams up with African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 31, 2019 06:13 3

The Kingdom of Eswatini, formerly known as Swaziland joined the African Tourism Board as its latest member. The Honorable Minister of Minister of Tourism and ... Read More

Beating the winter blues in Puerto Vallarta

Beating the winter blues in Puerto Vallarta

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019 17:10 0

There’s no shame in looking for a sun-and-beach getaway in Puerto Vallarta and, with a comfortable 70-75 degrees average temperature for the upcoming spring months, ... Read More

The Bachelor travels to Portugal

The Bachelor travels to Portugal

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 21:30 0

Visit Portugal and Visit Algarve are host destinations in the next episode of ABC’s The Bachelor. The episode will feature the breathtaking scenery of Portugal ... Read More

Quirkiest airport and hotel car parks around the world: Meet the Cheesegrater!

Quirkiest airport and hotel car parks around the world: Meet the Cheesegrater!

editor editor- February 26, 2019 23:04 0

For those who appreciate architectural wonders that transform the ordinary into something rather extraordinary, the award-winning airport parking operator and retailer Airport Parking & Hotels ... Read More

Six Tenerife-born parrots in danger of extinction reintroduced to Brazil

Six Tenerife-born parrots in danger of extinction reintroduced to Brazil

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019 16:08 0

The six specimens of Lear's Macaw (Anodorhynchus leari) born in the Loro Parque Foundation's facilities and moved last August to Brazil for their reinsertion in ... Read More

Sierra Leone honors Dr. Jane Goodall, setting stage for tourism debut

Sierra Leone honors Dr. Jane Goodall, setting stage for tourism debut

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019 20:25 0

Sierra Leone will welcome Dr. Jane Goodall (DBE, anthropologist and UN Messenger of Peace), the world’s foremost expert on chimpanzees, during her three-day visit to ... Read More

“The urgency of the New Coastal Road” for Reunion Island makes news

“The urgency of the New Coastal Road” for Reunion Island makes news

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- February 12, 2019 02:03 0

February 5, 2019, a fall of about 500 kilos of rocks occurred at 3:50 pm on the Reunion main coastal road causing no injury. The ... Read More

World Animal Protection: Traffickers exploit Turkish Airlines in illegal wildlife trade

World Animal Protection: Traffickers exploit Turkish Airlines in illegal wildlife trade

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019 19:25 0

An investigation by World Animal Protection reveals Turkish Airlines and Turkish Cargo are enabling the exotic pet trade, despite making commitments to tackle wildlife trafficking. ... Read More

Bird species of the Seychelles celebrated in “Seychelles travel book – A Young Ornithologist’s Travel Journal”

Bird species of the Seychelles celebrated in “Seychelles travel book – A Young Ornithologist’s Travel Journal”

editor editor- February 1, 2019 01:13 0

Aspiring ornithologist from Acquapendente, Francesco Barberini, aged 11 years old makes the headlines with his third book. The book came out on December 17, 2018 ... Read More

Loro Parque Fundación contributes to successful recovery of Yellow-eared Parrot in Colombia

Loro Parque Fundación contributes to successful recovery of Yellow-eared Parrot in Colombia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019 17:25 0

Although more than 8,000 kilometers separate the Canary Islands from Colombia, the Yellow-eared Parrot has a vital link with the Archipelago: the conservation work carried ... Read More

Popular tourist beaches in Hawaii closed due to bacteria

Popular tourist beaches in Hawaii closed due to bacteria

editor editor- January 11, 2019 00:39 0

High bacteria levels in ocean water have caused the closing of three Hawaii tourist beaches in the Aloha State. Read More

Uganda Tourism Board appoints first female CEO

Uganda Tourism Board appoints first female CEO

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- January 10, 2019 22:46 0

The Uganda Tourism Board (UTB), the government body in charge of promoting and marketing tourism, has appointed its first female CEO. Read More

Goa: Where are the tourists?

Goa: Where are the tourists?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 2, 2019 02:10 0

The beaches along Calangute in Goa, India saw hordes of low budget tourists this Holiday season. They created noise and garbage, empty beer bottles., but ... Read More

Bangladesh Election Fear: Empty hotels in high tourist season

Bangladesh Election Fear: Empty hotels in high tourist season

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 29, 2018 07:19 0

The peak season for Bangladesh tourism is now, but Bangladesh tourists spots like Cox's Bazar are deserted. The Asian country's tourism sector has been hit ... Read More

Instagrammers dream: Most Instagram-worthy US travel destinations named

Instagrammers dream: Most Instagram-worthy US travel destinations named

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 18, 2018 16:46 0

Seasoned travel experts partnered with some of the world’s top travel influencers to produce the compelling list of top Instagram-worthy travel destinations for 2019. This ... Read More

Newest member of global sustainable tourism association Bee + Hive

Newest member of global sustainable tourism association Bee + Hive

editor editor- December 6, 2018 13:49 0

Pousada Trijuncão is the newest member of Global Sustainable Tourism Association, Bee + Hive. Read More

Saipan: Could be another island in the Philippines, except it isn’t

editor editor- February 17, 2017 07:35 0

Despite being only 12 miles long and 5 miles wide, Saipan has been hot property since it was colonized by the Spanish in the mid-1500’s. Read More

Birds banned from Malaysian tourist island

Birds banned from Malaysian tourist island

editor editor- March 11, 2011 04:56 0

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — UNESCO warning resulted in tens of thousands of birds, cultivated for their edible nests, being banned from Kuala Lumpur's tourist island. ... Read More

A visit to the Nata Lodge in Botswana

A visit to the Nata Lodge in Botswana

editor editor- February 25, 2010 02:46 0

Nata Lodge burned down a couple of years ago. It was a sad loss to many travelers through Nata, because it has always been a ... Read More

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