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Are some cops in Brazil killers? Deadly massacre leave 11 dead in Wanda’s bar

Are some cops in Brazil killers? Deadly massacre leave 11 dead in Wanda’s bar

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019 02:17 0

Parts of Brazil are dangerous to visit, among them Belem the capital city of the State of Para. Despite other reports, Vanda's Bar in Para, ... 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

Marriott to Open Ritz Carlton Bangkok

Marriott to Open Ritz Carlton Bangkok

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- April 30, 2019 04:10 0

Marriott International has signed an agreement for its first Ritz-Carlton hotel in Bangkok with the property owner, One Bangkok Co Ltd The joint venture between ... Read More

Key West welcomes visitors to its annual island-wide Pride festivities

Key West welcomes visitors to its annual island-wide Pride festivities

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 18:06 0

Renowned for its “One Human Family” philosophy of unity and equality, Key West is to welcome visitors to its annual Pride festivities Wednesday through Sunday, ... Read More

Travel Leaders Network embarks upon major international expansion

Travel Leaders Network embarks upon major international expansion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 22:25 0

Travel Leaders Network, North America's largest travel agency organization, in partnership with sister company Travel Leaders Corporate, has embarked upon a large-scale international expansion program ... Read More

Tartan pride celebrated nationwide and in Hawaii, too

Tartan pride celebrated nationwide and in Hawaii, too

editor editor- April 10, 2019 01:30 0

Tartan Day is a North American celebration of Scottish heritage, observed April 6, the date on which the Declaration of Arbroath (Scottish Declaration of Independence) ... Read More

 Iranians open homes to travelers stranded by floods

 Iranians open homes to travelers stranded by floods

editor editor- March 27, 2019 22:16 0

As dramatic videos of deadly floods leaving behind destroyed vehicles and other damage circulate on Iranian social media networks, ordinary Iranians are doing what they ... Read More

Uganda travel and trafficking

Uganda travel and trafficking

editor editor- March 23, 2019 19:00 0

Sub-Saharan Africa has enormous tourism potential: leopards lounging in acacia trees, elephant herds drifting across vast savannah plains, gorillas and chimps rioting in deep forests, ... Read More

Munich Airport reports 2018 net profit of 150 million euros

Munich Airport reports 2018 net profit of 150 million euros

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019 16:01 0

Munich Airport reported a successful 2018 operating year at its annual press conference in Munich today: The 3.8 percent increase in traffic to a total ... Read More

“Rise! Rise!”: Crazed man tries to “wake up” Lenin’s corpse at Moscow’s Red Square

“Rise! Rise!”: Crazed man tries to “wake up” Lenin’s corpse at Moscow’s Red Square

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019 22:19 0

Deranged man, shouting “Rise! Rise!” came to Lenin’s Mausoleum - a popular tourist attraction in Moscow's Red Square near Kremlin, and tried to splash it ... Read More

Travel agents add search filter that allows tourists to block Boeing 737 MAX in their queries

Travel agents add search filter that allows tourists to block Boeing 737 MAX in their queries

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 17:35 0

Tourist agencies and travel websites have started to adjust search options allowing their clientele to choose the jet type on which they fly amid safety ... 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

Hotel History: The Americana of New York

Hotel History: The Americana of New York

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- February 23, 2019 21:04 0

The Americana of New York opened on September 25, 1962 as a 2,000-room convention hotel. It was constructed by brothers Laurence Tisch and Preston Tisch, ... Read More

Alitalia airline: Of back doors and scoundrels?

Alitalia airline: Of back doors and scoundrels?

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 22, 2019 01:37 6

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economic Development, Luigi Di Maio, meeting the unions at Mise, (Ministry of Economic Development) outlined the account of the ... Read More

RIU Hotels & Resorts increases stake in TUI Group

RIU Hotels & Resorts increases stake in TUI Group

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 15:25 0

The hotel chain RIU Hotels & Resorts has just completed the purchase of a block of 1,100,000 shares in TUI AG for a price of ... Read More

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019 23:36 0

The European Union yesterday renewed sanctions against Zimbabwe after condemning the chaotic situation of human right abuses in that Southern African country. Here is what ... Read More

Iran puts its oldest charter airline on the block

Iran puts its oldest charter airline on the block

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 9, 2019 18:17 0

Iran announced that it will auction its the oldest charter airline company. Ahvaz-based Karun Airlines will be offered for public bidding in late February. Karun ... Read More

Dozens feared dead as 7-story building collapses in Istanbul

Dozens feared dead as 7-story building collapses in Istanbul

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 17:26 0

At least one person has died while three of those injured have been rescued after a 7-story apartment building collapsed in Istanbul, Turkey. Dozens of ... Read More

On the visit of the Pope to UAE

On the visit of the Pope to UAE

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 6, 2019 01:24 0

An Interview with Alessandro Gisotti, the "ad interim" director of the Holy See Press Office, by Amedeo Lomonaco on the apostolic journey of Pope Francis ... Read More

Russia’s CosmoCourse could launch private space tourism in five years

Russia’s CosmoCourse could launch private space tourism in five years

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 2, 2019 18:25 0

According to Russian National AeroNet Technology Initiative co-leader, Russia could see the start of private space tourism in around five years. National AeroNet Technology Initiative's ... Read More

The Jacksons to headline St. Maarten’s Heineken Regatta

The Jacksons to headline St. Maarten’s Heineken Regatta

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 31, 2019 16:25 0

The St. Maarten Heineken Regatta is famous for world-class racing and attracting some of the world’s top musical acts for their legendary parties. This year ... Read More

PM, Bartlett welcome return of EP hotel model to Jamaica

PM, Bartlett welcome return of EP hotel model to Jamaica

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 29, 2019 14:43 1

Jamaica Prime Minister Andrew Holness and Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett have welcomed the return of the EP (European Plan) model of hotels as ... Read More

Spanish investors on board with Jamaica training and pension scheme

Spanish investors on board with Jamaica training and pension scheme

editor editor- January 29, 2019 00:40 0

The largest block of Spanish hoteliers and investors, Inverotel, has indicated they are fully on board with training through the Jamaica Centre of Tourism Innovation ... Read More

Hotel Zoe Fisherman’s Wharf welcomes new General Manager

Hotel Zoe Fisherman’s Wharf welcomes new General Manager

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019 22:15 0

Hotel Zoe, Fisherman’s Wharf’s newest luxury boutique hotel, announced the appointment of TJ Pierri to the position of General Manager. Pierri joins the hotel team ... Read More

East African tourism remains calm after Nairobi terror attack

East African tourism remains calm after Nairobi terror attack

editor editor- January 17, 2019 23:14 0

Tourism operators in Kenya and the rest of East Africa have expressed their feelings over the recent Nairobi terror attack. Read More

RIU Hotels & Resorts is coming to Canada

RIU Hotels & Resorts is coming to Canada

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019 16:06 0

RIU Hotels & Resorts has announced the construction of a hotel in its Riu Plaza urban line, in Toronto, the largest city in Canada and ... Read More

Did Sri Lankan turtle whisperer receive a message days before the tsunami?

Did Sri Lankan turtle whisperer receive a message days before the tsunami?

editor editor- January 13, 2019 01:29 0

“I saw the sea rushing in, sweeping away houses, animals and people and causing destruction,” said the turtle whisperer on the tsunami. Read More

Hotel history: Hotel Bossert once owned by Jehovah’s Witnesses

Hotel history: Hotel Bossert once owned by Jehovah’s Witnesses

editor editor- January 12, 2019 20:21 0

The Hotel Bossert was built in 1909 by Louis Bossert, a Brooklyn lumber magnate, as a residential hotel in Brooklyn Heights. The historic 14-story, 224-room ... Read More

Illegal: Uber banned in Brussels

Illegal: Uber banned in Brussels

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 3, 2019 15:38 0

A Belgian commercial court has declared Uber illegal in Brussels. The Dutch-speaking tribunal of Commerce sided with local taxi companies and outlawed the ride-hailing service ... Read More

Suicide Tourism: A popular tourist destination in Japan with a dark reputation

Suicide Tourism: A popular tourist destination in Japan with a dark reputation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018 07:54 0

Suicide Tourism is a very dark side of tourism one better not mention. Therefore the  Japan National Tourism Organization will only tell you about the ... Read More

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