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Timbers Resorts appoints Sean McLaughlin chief financial officer
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Timbers Resorts appoints Sean McLaughlin chief financial officer

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

Timbers Resorts, the leading developer and operator of luxury boutique properties around the globe, announces today the appointment of esteemed ... Read More

Are you still wearing extra clothes to avoid baggage fees?
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Are you still wearing extra clothes to avoid baggage fees?

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

Passengers who don extra clothes to avoid fees charged for overweight baggage is not an acceptable practice according to 42% ... Read More

Ralph Nader, aviation stakeholders to discuss dangers of aircraft maintenance outsourcing at Washington, DC event
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Ralph Nader, aviation stakeholders to discuss dangers of aircraft maintenance outsourcing at Washington, DC event

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

The Business Travel Coalition (BTC) today confirmed the agenda for a June 4 Aircraft Maintenance Outsourcing Summit at the National ... Read More

ECPAT-USA honors leaders in fight to end trafficking at 2019 Freedom Awards
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ECPAT-USA honors leaders in fight to end trafficking at 2019 Freedom Awards

editor editor- May 30, 2019

ECPAT-USA, the leading policy organization in the United States seeking to end the commercial, sexual exploitation of children through awareness, ... Read More

Rip-off Greek-style: US tourists charged $937 for simple lunch at Mykonos restaurant
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Rip-off Greek-style: US tourists charged $937 for simple lunch at Mykonos restaurant

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 25, 2019

DK Oyster restaurant on the Greek tourist island of Mykonos charged American tourists 830 euros ($937) for six portions of ... Read More

Daylight robbery: Rome tourists charged €81 for two burgers and three coffees
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Daylight robbery: Rome tourists charged €81 for two burgers and three coffees

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 25, 2019

Many tourists will certainly steer clear from Vaticano cafe in Rome after a photograph, showing two tourists' bill totaling more ... Read More

Is Zimbabwe planning to kidnap former Tourism Minister Mzembi in South Africa?
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Is Zimbabwe planning to kidnap former Tourism Minister Mzembi in South Africa?

George Taylor George Taylor- May 17, 2019

Travel and Tourism in Zimbabwe are on a path of urgently needed recovery, and the country is considered by most ... Read More

Uganda: Works begin on Kampala  $60 M Flyover project
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Uganda: Works begin on Kampala $60 M Flyover project

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

Preliminary works on the Kampala Flyover Construction and Road Upgrading project (KFCRUP), has commenced. According to the Uganda National Roads ... Read More

Stuttgart Airport promotes electric aircraft and electricity-based fuels
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Stuttgart Airport promotes electric aircraft and electricity-based fuels

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019

At Stuttgart Airport, new charges for take-off and landing come into effect July 1st, 2019. The new regulations actively encourage ... Read More

MGM Resort Las Vegas Visitor Warning: Don’t drink the Smart Water !
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MGM Resort Las Vegas Visitor Warning: Don’t drink the Smart Water !

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2019

MGM Hotels and Resorts are setting trends for Las Vegas biggest industry: The travel, tourism, and the gambling industry. When ... Read More

FlyArystan: The world’s newest low fare airline
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FlyArystan: The world’s newest low fare airline

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019

FlyArystan, the world’s newest low fare, high-quality airline from Kazakh flag carrier Air Astana, takes to the skies today, for ... Read More

A killer or a victim? American Tourist in trouble in Anguilla
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A killer or a victim? American Tourist in trouble in Anguilla

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 30, 2019

Anguilla Tourism is in crisis mode about an American murderer or was it self defense? Allison Muhammad from Anguilla believes: ... Read More

American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership
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American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019

The Board of Directors of the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) is pleased to announce the appointment of ... Read More

American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership
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American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019

The Board of Directors of the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) is pleased to announce the appointment of ... Read More

Canadian tourist falls to his death from Chiang Mai zipline after safety locks brake
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Canadian tourist falls to his death from Chiang Mai zipline after safety locks brake

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2019

A visitor from Canada fell to his death from a zipline in the northern province of Chiang Mai on Saturday. ... Read More

American Tourist Kidnapped in Uganda: African Tourism Board in action with expert Dr. Peter Tarlow
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American Tourist Kidnapped in Uganda: African Tourism Board in action with expert Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019

Not only leopards were roaming Queen Elizabeth National Park today, but criminals who kidnapped an elderly American tourist in the ... Read More

Taiwanese spy targets Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Resort in Florida with malicious software
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Taiwanese spy targets Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Resort in Florida with malicious software

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019

Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida is a luxury property and travel club owned by U.S. President Trump. The resort was the ... Read More

Young elephant shot 13 times: Tourists watched in horror
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Young elephant shot 13 times: Tourists watched in horror

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- March 27, 2019

Balule Associated Nature Reserve has justified the killing of a young elephant bull in front of tourists as an 'act ... Read More

FAA reputation ruined while Boeing MAX 8 certification becomes a criminal matter
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FAA reputation ruined while Boeing MAX 8 certification becomes a criminal matter

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 21, 2019

FAA Nominee Steve Dickson formerly a Delta Airlines executive,  should get a prompt confirmation hearing before the U.S Senate," stated ... Read More

New ministry-level leadership in British Virgin Islands tourism
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New ministry-level leadership in British Virgin Islands tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

The British Virgin Islands has new leadership in the pivotal Tourism sector with the recent election of Premier and Minister ... Read More

Government of Tanzania plan to rebrand the Tourist Board
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Government of Tanzania plan to rebrand the Tourist Board

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- February 27, 2019

Tanzanian government is planning to re-brand the Tanzania Tourist Board as to equip it with better working tools and strategies ... Read More

183 passengers trapped on Amtrak train, stranded in snow since Sunday
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183 passengers trapped on Amtrak train, stranded in snow since Sunday

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019

183 people remain trapped on the Los Angeles-bound Amtrak train in rural Oregon after the train struck a downed tree ... Read More

Tanzania jails Chinese national for ivory trafficking
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Tanzania jails Chinese national for ivory trafficking

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019

Tanzanian Resident Magistrate sentenced a Chinese national to 15 years in prison today for trafficking of elephant tusks, which prosecutors ... Read More

Maldives former president Gayoom arrested for tourism related crime
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Maldives former president Gayoom arrested for tourism related crime

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 19, 2019

Maldives investigators found $1 million in former president Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom bank account allegedly linked to a deal to lease public ... Read More

End of skiplagging? Lufthansa suing passenger for ditching last leg of flight
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End of skiplagging? Lufthansa suing passenger for ditching last leg of flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019

One of Europe’s major airlines and the largest one in Germany wants to recoup lost profits by taking a customer ... Read More

How to visit the United States and return home with a U.S. Passport ?
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How to visit the United States and return home with a U.S. Passport ?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 11, 2019

Visit the United States and leave with a U.S. citizen. You Win USA, Star Baby Care, and USA Happy Baby Inc. — ... Read More

Cambodia Tourist Visa may be a fraud
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Cambodia Tourist Visa may be a fraud

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 7, 2019

Visitors requesting an e-visa for Cambodia are warned to check the website of the  Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and ... Read More

The hidden costs of ‘kiss & fly’ drop-off lanes at UK airports
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The hidden costs of ‘kiss & fly’ drop-off lanes at UK airports

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019

With many consumers intent on becoming more eco-conscious in 2019, UK travelers may not appreciate the environmental damage and negative ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Security team appointed
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Jamaica Tourism Security team appointed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 5, 2019

Visitor surety is a top priority for Jamaica Tourism. Dr. Andrew Spencer, Executive Director of the Tourism Product Development Company ... Read More

Frankfurt Airport introduces new “eParking” product
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Frankfurt Airport introduces new “eParking” product

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 31, 2019

Those who travel to the airport by car know to appreciate a reserved parking space. This applies in particular to ... Read More

Dubai Tourism drops PRO card fee for hotels, tour companies and event organizers
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Dubai Tourism drops PRO card fee for hotels, tour companies and event organizers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2019

Dubai Tourism has waived a mandatory requirement for hotel establishments, tourism companies and event organizers to obtain a Public Relations ... Read More

Dubai eliminates fee to promote tourism
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Dubai eliminates fee to promote tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 27, 2019

The PRO card was a mandatory requirement for conducting travel industry transactions in Dubai such as requests for permits and approvals ... Read More

Malaysian airline cabin crew charged with international drug trafficking
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Malaysian airline cabin crew charged with international drug trafficking

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019

A 48-year-old Malaysian airline flight attendant has been charged with smuggling high-grade heroin and ice into Sydney and Melbourne. The ... Read More

FBI arrests Islamic terrorist planning attack on the White House
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FBI arrests Islamic terrorist planning attack on the White House

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2019

A Georgia man, Hasher Jallal Taheb, accused of planning to use an anti-tank rocket and explosives to commit terrorist attacks ... Read More

Gun violence is high, but so is Chicago’s tourism record
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Gun violence is high, but so is Chicago’s tourism record

editor editor- January 12, 2019

Despite gun violence and strained police-community relations, visitors continue to visit The Windy City in record numbers. Read More

Snowbird travel stress decreased with driveaway service
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Snowbird travel stress decreased with driveaway service

editor editor- January 1, 2019

Ever thought of the idea of visiting a destination, be it for holiday or work, and getting to drive your ... Read More