Tag: Christmas

16 foreign tourist wounded in tour bus bombing near Giza pyramid complex

16 foreign tourist wounded in tour bus bombing near Giza pyramid complex

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 19, 2019 16:26 0

An explosion targeting a tourist bus near a museum in the Giza pyramid complex has left at least 16 people injured, according to local authorities. ... Read More

Coca-Cola’s ‘political-correctness-gone-mad’ Ramadan campaign irks Norwegians

Coca-Cola’s ‘political-correctness-gone-mad’ Ramadan campaign irks Norwegians

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 17:30 0

A campaign launched by Coca-Cola Norway aimed at celebrating the Islamic holy month of Ramadan has sparked accusations of political correctness gone mad, with some ... Read More

Pitbull and Mariah Carey to highlight 2019 Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival

Pitbull and Mariah Carey to highlight 2019 Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 15:31 0

The organization of the Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival announces new names today. Pitbull will open on the Sam Cooke stage on Friday, 30 August ... Read More

The perplexing search for purplicious luggage and the perils of windmills

The perplexing search for purplicious luggage and the perils of windmills

Dr. Anton Anderssen - special to eTN Dr. Anton Anderssen - special to eTN- April 12, 2019 22:43 0

April is Stress Awareness Month, but it is also National Humor Month, so I thought I’d go out on a limb and talk about something ... Read More

Maldives Tourism: Changes needed say local travel industry leaders

Maldives Tourism: Changes needed say local travel industry leaders

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- March 27, 2019 10:00 0

The Corporate Maldives blog recently published an interesting analysis of how tourism leaders in the Indian Ocean Island Republic think. The information sheds some light ... Read More

Italy travel: Destination Baia and Latina steps into the video limelight

Italy travel: Destination Baia and Latina steps into the video limelight

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 21, 2019 02:03 0

In 2017,  “The Year of the  Borghi” was celebrated in Italy. According to the directive of the former Minister, Dario Franceschini, the initiative was created ... Read More

All about whiskey

All about whiskey

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- February 9, 2019 20:04 0

The world of whiskey extends well beyond smelling, sipping and tasting. To learn about the brown liquid in your glass you should speak with Lew ... Read More

Indian tourists flock to Austria

Indian tourists flock to Austria

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019 20:22 0

Austria continues to draw more and more Indians and the situation is only going to get better, considering new developments in the well-positioned European nation, ... Read More

Hotels preparing for Chinese New Year travel rush

Hotels preparing for Chinese New Year travel rush

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2019 15:53 1

Chinese New Year, commonly known as Lunar New Year, is a Chinese festival that celebrates the beginning of a new year on the traditional Chinese ... Read More

Lombok Tourism is open and hungry for business in 2019

Lombok Tourism is open and hungry for business in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019 02:30 0

Around 90% of tourism operations in Lombok, Indonesia, are back in business following the devastating earthquakes of August 2018. In the north west of Lombok, ... Read More

Paris is a tourism destination to avoid this weekend after powerful blast

Paris is a tourism destination to avoid this weekend after powerful blast

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2019 09:10 0

Businesses have boarded up their windows ahead of another planned demonstration in Paris. Multiple people have been injured following the blast which ripped through the ... Read More

Historic milestone: Grenada welcomes over 500,000 visitors in 2018

Historic milestone: Grenada welcomes over 500,000 visitors in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019 19:11 0

Pure Grenada, the Spice of the Caribbean achieved a historic milestone in 2018 welcoming more than half a million visitors to the destination’s shores. Spread ... Read More

UK hotels: Second consecutive month of profit growth in November

UK hotels: Second consecutive month of profit growth in November

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019 00:25 0

Building on October’s GOPPAR gains, UK hotels successfully produced a second consecutive month of profit growth in November, positioning hotels in the region to achieve ... Read More

Tourists Evacuated, stranded, cancellations: Chaos in Germany, Switzerland and Austria

Tourists Evacuated, stranded, cancellations: Chaos in Germany, Switzerland and Austria

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019 06:05 0

Thousands of tourists ended the last Christmas holiday in the Alps on Sunday being evacuated. This included visitors to the famous glacier Matterhorn in Switzerland. ... 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

Victoria Falls Zimbabwe had record tourism over Christmas, but what is next?

Victoria Falls Zimbabwe had record tourism over Christmas, but what is next?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018 01:30 0

Resort hotels inVictoria Falls, Kariba, Nyanga and Vumba in Zimbabwe recorded occupancies above 90 percent from December 22 to December 26, with business slowing down ... Read More

UNWTO chief: Growth of African Tourism as industry remains resilient

UNWTO chief: Growth of African Tourism as industry remains resilient

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018 17:30 0

The festive season in Africa also marks the highest season in the tourism industry, as demand for getaway destinations in the continent surges. According to ... Read More

KKK Christmas? Christmas trees ‘vandalized’ in Russia’s St. Petersburg

KKK Christmas? Christmas trees ‘vandalized’ in Russia’s St. Petersburg

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018 15:45 0

Dozens of Christmas trees were made to appear as if a peculiar Ku Klux Klan chapter had sprung up in the Russian city of Saint ... Read More

The Living and Itinerant Christmas Crib of Baia and Latina

The Living and Itinerant Christmas Crib of Baia and Latina

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018 02:15 0

Faithful to the origins and, according to tradition from the will of St. Francis to revive in a natural setting the birth of Bethlehem with ... Read More

‘Suspicious package’ triggers evacuation of Strasbourg main train station

‘Suspicious package’ triggers evacuation of Strasbourg main train station

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 27, 2018 20:02 0

The main railway station in Strasbourg, France was shut down and all the passengers were evacuated after a bomb threat was received earlier tonight. Strasbourg ... Read More

Say no to ‘mankind’: Political correctness continues to run amok in EU Parliament

Say no to ‘mankind’: Political correctness continues to run amok in EU Parliament

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 27, 2018 17:25 0

European Parliament, faced with a fracturing union plagued by internal squabbles, has taken decisive action to solve the bloc’s numerous real-world problems, issuing a pamphlet ... Read More

Jamaica sees record tourist arrivals and earnings over Christmas

Jamaica sees record tourist arrivals and earnings over Christmas

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 27, 2018 15:25 0

Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica saw record arrivals and earnings for the period December 21-24, 2018. Preliminary airport arrivals was 34,081, an ... Read More

Two Korean tourists in Northern Thailand dead after golfing accident

Two Korean tourists in Northern Thailand dead after golfing accident

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 27, 2018 11:08 0

The two Korean couples arrived in Thailand on Christmas Eve for a holiday. Now the two men are dead after drowning in a golfing accident ... Read More

Sicily earthquake jolts people out of bed: Don’t let low magnitude fool you

Sicily earthquake jolts people out of bed: Don’t let low magnitude fool you

editor editor- December 26, 2018 20:15 0

The latest Sicily quake created an ash cloud that led to the temporary closure of Sicilian airspace on Christmas Eve. Read More

UK plans to deploy drone detection systems

UK plans to deploy drone detection systems

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 25, 2018 21:22 0

After drones crippled London Gatwick airport during busy Holiday Christmas traffic, detection systems may now be deployed across the UK to combat the threat of ... Read More

Spending Christmas in Kilimanjaro, down of the Roof of Africa

Spending Christmas in Kilimanjaro, down of the Roof of Africa

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- December 25, 2018 21:07 0

Spending Christmas and New Year holidays on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro is such a thrilling moment now pulling thousands of travelers from Africa and ... Read More

Great News for Palestine Tourism: Bethlehem hotels booked for Christmas

Great News for Palestine Tourism: Bethlehem hotels booked for Christmas

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 25, 2018 04:12 0

Palestinian Tourism Minister Rula Maaya said all Bethlehem hotels were fully booked, and the city hosts an "astounding" 10,000 tourists overnight on Monday night. Read More

Mexico’s Puebla governor and her husband die in Christmas Eve helicopter crash

Mexico’s Puebla governor and her husband die in Christmas Eve helicopter crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 25, 2018 03:32 0

The governor of the Mexican state of Puebla and her husband, a former governor and senator, died in a helicopter crash on Christmas eve, Mexican ... Read More

Egypt boosts nationwide security for Christmas and New Year

Egypt boosts nationwide security for Christmas and New Year

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 24, 2018 23:15 0

Egypt's Armed Forces, in coordination with the Ministry of Interior, has intensified measures to secure Christmas and New Year's celebrations nationwide, the army said in ... Read More

Emirates presents super lounge at Fiumicino Airport

Emirates presents super lounge at Fiumicino Airport

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- December 24, 2018 22:07 0

The Rome Leonardo da Vinci Airport Emirates lounge, an area of 950 square meters, stands among the most spacious lounges in the Roman airport. Read More

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