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Tear gas and burning tires in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo as Brazilians begin general strike

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

Thousands of Brazilians have joined a general strike, called for by trade unions, to protest against pension reforms being discussed ... Read More

100 best outdoor dining restaurants in Canada named

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019

As we approach the first day of summer, Canadians are looking for the perfect spots to soak up some sun. ... Read More

Hotel Bella Grace under new management

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

Hotel Bella Grace is situated in the historic Ansonborough neighborhood of downtown Charleston, S.C. The 50-room luxury boutique hotel is ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019

Parts of Brazil are dangerous to visit, among them Belem the capital city of the State of Para. Despite other ... Read More

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

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

Marriott to Open Ritz Carlton Bangkok

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- April 30, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019

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

Travel Leaders Network embarks upon major international expansion

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

Travel Leaders Network, North America's largest travel agency organization, in partnership with sister company Travel Leaders Corporate, has embarked upon ... Read More

Tartan pride celebrated nationwide and in Hawaii, too

editor editor- April 10, 2019

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

 Iranians open homes to travelers stranded by floods

editor editor- March 27, 2019

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

Uganda travel and trafficking

editor editor- March 23, 2019

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

Munich Airport reports 2018 net profit of 150 million euros

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

Tourist agencies and travel websites have started to adjust search options allowing their clientele to choose the jet type on ... Read More

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

editor editor- February 26, 2019

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

Hotel History: The Americana of New York

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- February 23, 2019

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

Alitalia airline: Of back doors and scoundrels?

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 22, 2019

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

RIU Hotels & Resorts increases stake in TUI Group

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019

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

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019

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

Iran puts its oldest charter airline on the block

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 9, 2019

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

Dozens feared dead as 7-story building collapses in Istanbul

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019

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

On the visit of the Pope to UAE

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 6, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 2, 2019

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

The Jacksons to headline St. Maarten’s Heineken Regatta

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 31, 2019

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

PM, Bartlett welcome return of EP hotel model to Jamaica

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 29, 2019

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

Spanish investors on board with Jamaica training and pension scheme

editor editor- January 29, 2019

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

Hotel Zoe Fisherman’s Wharf welcomes new General Manager

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019

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

East African tourism remains calm after Nairobi terror attack

editor editor- January 17, 2019

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019

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

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

editor editor- January 13, 2019

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

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

editor editor- January 12, 2019

The Hotel Bossert was built in 1909 by Louis Bossert, a Brooklyn lumber magnate, as a residential hotel in Brooklyn ... Read More

Illegal: Uber banned in Brussels

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 3, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018

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

71 years old French man to cross Atlantic in a barrel shaped capsule

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 27, 2018

Savin had worked on his vessel for months in the small shipyard of Ares on France's southwest coast. Savin is ... Read More

India train grounded for 2 months: Travelers infuriated

editor editor- December 26, 2018

According to the railway authorities, the DMU service between Jammu and Udhampur, train number 7406/74907, shall remain suspended until March ... Read More