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Tourism Fiji Strengthens India Market with New Executive

editor editor- December 19, 2019

Tourism Fiji announced the appointment of its new Country Manager for India, Mr. Sunil Menon. In his previous role, Mr. ... Read More

Oregon shopping center attack leaves one person dead, several wounded

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 18, 2019

According to police, a number of people have been stabbed and at least one killed in a knife attack at ... Read More

Russia denies entry to ‘visa-free’ Israeli visitors in apparent tit for tat

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 18, 2019

Dozens of Israeli visitors were denied entry into Russia and detained at Moscow Domodedovo Airport’s passport control today for alleged ... Read More

Jerusalem tops the list of world’s fastest growing travel destinations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 18, 2019

With 38% growth in tourism to Jerusalem in 2019, Israel's capital city once again has been recognized as the world’s ... Read More

United Airlines launches direct flight from San Francisco to Dublin, Ireland

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 18, 2019

United Airlines announced today that it will launch new daily nonstop service from its hub at San Francisco International Airport ... Read More

Philippines’ Cebu Pacific Air joins International Air Transport Association

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 18, 2019

Philippine carrier Cebu Pacific has joined the International Air Transportation Association (IATA), the trade association for the global airline industry. ... Read More

Minister Bartlett calls for Kingston to be the premier hub of Northern Caribbean

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 18, 2019

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett says that the projected expansion projects in Kingston, as well as those currently underway ... Read More

Free Internet:  Beneficial for the Masses or Spying Tool Disguise?

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- December 18, 2019

The Uganda Internal Security Organization (ISO) has disapproved the decision by government to allow Google to fly Internet balloons over ... Read More

Cyprus Airways launches new flight from Rome to Larnaca

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- December 17, 2019

Cyprus Airways announces the launch of the new route from Rome, Italy to Larnaca, Cyprus starting from summer 2020, with ... Read More

Chaos in Paris: Riots, burning cars and clouds of tear gas

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2019

French CGT trade union said that more than 350,000 people flooded the streets of Paris today to protest the announced ... Read More

Wild pigs invade Israel’s Haifa

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2019

The Israeli city of Haifa, likened by some as ‘Israel’s San Francisco’, is experiencing a new wave of 'visitors' and ... Read More

Riots have taken heavy toll on Chile tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2019

According to the latest travel industry research, the recent riots in Chile have taken a tremendous toll on tourism to ... Read More

What are the best places for 2019 Christmas celebrations in US?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2019

The most wonderful time of the year is just around the corner. Christmas is the most popular holiday in the ... Read More

Gorilla Tourism: A Transformative Force Fueling Uganda Development

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- December 17, 2019

Global Mountain Gorilla Census at 51% Putting to Rest Speculative Claims Outgoing Uganda Minister of Tourism Wildlife & Antiquities, Prof. ... Read More

Italian 2020 Enogastronomic Tourism Report to be Presented at BitMilano

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- December 17, 2019

The fortieth edition of BitMilano proposes, among the initiatives aimed exclusively at the trade, a dense network of conference activities ... Read More

Best hotel location in San Francisco? Never book the RIU Plaza Fisherman’s Wharf – ever

Emily Hartly Emily Hartly- December 17, 2019

Discover San Francisco with RIU Plaza Fisherman´s Wharf! This is the encouraging press-release RIU Hotels circulated today promoting RIU Plaza ... Read More

Italy to start issuing 5-year Schengen visas to Russian tourists

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2019

In 2020, Russians, who are planning to travel throughout Europe, will be able to get a Schengen visa valid for ... Read More

Boeing halts the production of its troubled 737 MAX plane

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 16, 2019

US aerospace giant Boeing today announced that it has decided to halt the production of its ill-fated 737 MAX passenger ... Read More

U.S. Travel ‘deeply grateful’ for inclusion of Brand USA in US spending package

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 16, 2019

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement: "The American travel community is deeply grateful to ... Read More

New Uganda Tourism Minister Part of Government Reshuffle

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- December 16, 2019

On Tuesday, tour operators, safari guides, hoteliers, and civil society activists led by the Association of Uganda Tour Operators Association ... Read More

WWII 500-pound British bomb triggers ‘largest peacetime evacuation’ in Italy

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 16, 2019

A discovery of unexploded 500-pound WWII British bomb near a local movie theater, triggered an unparalleled evacuation operation in Italy’s ... Read More

World’s largest eco-skating rink opens in Mexico City

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 16, 2019

The Government of Mexico City has opened the world's largest eco-skating rink on the city's central square known as Zócalo. ... Read More

Destination Taiwan is hurting

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- December 15, 2019

Taiwanese love to travel, but the region as a tourism destination is hurting. The Balance of payments figures released by ... Read More

Irans Growing Tourism Industry: U.S. Sanction not an issue

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- December 15, 2019

US sanctions have failed to stop the growth and flourishing of Iran's tourism industry. This is accordingly to IranDeputy Head ... Read More

Internet for everyone in Africa? Not in Uganda after government stopped Google Balloons

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- December 15, 2019

The Internal Security Organisation (ISO) has disapproved of the decision by the Uganda government to allow Google to fly internet ... Read More

Who is the new Minister of Tourism Wildlife & Antiquities for Uganda Hon.Tom Butime?

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- December 15, 2019

Tom Butime is the new Tourism Minister in Uganda after a Government reshuffle. Energy Minister Muloni, could have been a ... Read More

South African Tourism Board CEO not guilty and will resume his duties

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 15, 2019

“Yesterday I was over the moon about the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC)  report naming SA as the leading ... Read More

Trendy places to travel now include Uzbekistan

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- December 15, 2019

What is an interesting destination to visit if you are a frequent traveler?   More and more travelers response is Uzbekistan ... Read More

Philippine Tourist Island Mindanao rocked by strong earthquake

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 15, 2019

Mindanao in the Philippines was rocked by a 6,8 earthquake at 19.11h local time on Sunday. The location: 5.1 km ... Read More

How immigration procedures in Montego Bay will go a lot faster

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 15, 2019

Montego  Sangster International airport has received a multimillion-dollar expansion of Immigration Kiosks, just in time for the start of the ... Read More

Visiting Argentina? Be alert after tourist shot outside Faena Art Hotel in Buenos Aires

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- December 15, 2019

An ambush took place outside the Faena Art Hotel, a  five-star hotel in Buenos Aires when a British tourist got ... Read More

Milan Mega Christmas Village: Largest in All of Italy

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- December 14, 2019

Christmas is approaching and every city in the country of Italy is preparing for the event with initiatives aimed above ... Read More

Robert Parker Wine Advocate Acquired by Michelin Guides

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- December 14, 2019

You may have heard that Michelin Guides recently acquired The Robert Parker Wine Advocate (RPWA). It should not come as ... Read More

Lack of ‘a level playing field’: Boeing boycotts Pentagon’s $85 billion contract

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 14, 2019

Northrop Grumman Corporation was the sole bidder yesterday on a massive $85 billion military contract, after Boeing announced that it ... Read More

French railways chief urges workers to suspend strike for holiday season

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 14, 2019

The head of the French national railway company, Jean-Pierre Farandou, appealed to transportation industry workers to end the strike during ... Read More

Kazakhstan’s first low-cost airline launches its first international route

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 14, 2019

On December 13, the first Kazakhstan low-cost airline FlyArystan made its first international flight from Nur-Sultan to Moscow (Zhukovsky) on ... Read More