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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

ECPAT-USA report: State human trafficking laws for the lodging industry

ECPAT-USA report: State human trafficking laws for the lodging industry

editor editor- May 1, 2019 21:04 0

To help lodging companies facing different laws about human trafficking in different states, ECPAT-USA, with the financial support of the American Hotel and Lodging Association ... Read More

No-show clients at Paris restaurants now must pay cancellation cash penalties

No-show clients at Paris restaurants now must pay cancellation cash penalties

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 18:00 0

Cafes and restaurants in the French capital have opted to follow the lead of hotels and guest-houses, and start charging their customers with cash penalties ... Read More

Marriott’s Arne M. Sorenson named 2019 CEO of the Year

Marriott’s Arne M. Sorenson named 2019 CEO of the Year

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 16:16 0

Chief Executive magazine announced today that Arne M. Sorenson, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Marriott International, has been named 2019 Chief Executive of ... Read More

Shenyang EXPO begins third year with optimism

Shenyang EXPO begins third year with optimism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019 07:13 0

hree major exhibitions since March 15th have very successfully launched the third year of operations at the Shenyang New World EXPO (“EXPO”). The combined attendance ... Read More

Seychelles recognized as world’s Most Beautiful Island at GQ Travel Awards Russia

Seychelles recognized as world’s Most Beautiful Island at GQ Travel Awards Russia

editor editor- March 29, 2019 19:50 0

Destination Seychelles was cited as “The Most Beautiful Island” in the world after walking away with the title at the GQ Travel Awards, a ceremony ... Read More

Five challenges confronting Meetings Industry in 2019

Five challenges confronting Meetings Industry in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 18:01 0

Tight meeting budgets, time pressures, organizational issues, a lack of creativity from hotels, increasingly complex and costly mandates in catering, a need for more dynamic ... Read More

“Can no longer serve French territory”: France bans Iran’s Mahan Air

“Can no longer serve French territory”: France bans Iran’s Mahan Air

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 16:32 0

France has revoked the license of Iranian airline Mahan Air from April 1 on its activities outside of Europe, French officials said on Monday. The ... Read More

Russia to debut MC-21 narrow-body passenger aircraft at MAKS 2019 Air Show

Russia to debut MC-21 narrow-body passenger aircraft at MAKS 2019 Air Show

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 16, 2019 16:17 1

New Russian-made narrow-body jet, Irkut MC-21-300, with a passenger interior will make its public debut at this year’s Moscow International Aviation and Space Salon (MAKS ... Read More

Airlines demanding compensation from Boeing for 737 Max fiasco losses

Airlines demanding compensation from Boeing for 737 Max fiasco losses

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 17:20 0

Airlines are beginning to demand compensation from Boeing as revenue losses are expected to mount after the troubled Boeing MAX 737 was grounded around the ... Read More

Japan the latest country to ban Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 and 9 aircraft

Japan the latest country to ban Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 and 9 aircraft

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 15:10 0

Japan has banned flights by Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 and 9 aircraft from its airspace. The announcement was made by the Transport Ministry on Thursday. ... Read More

Boeing 737 MAX 8: Who is grounding controversial plane and who is not?

Boeing 737 MAX 8: Who is grounding controversial plane and who is not?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019 18:25 0

The list of the carriers that are grounding the controversial Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft and the countries that are banning it from their airspace ... Read More

Texas is latest US state to blacklist Airbnb for anti-Israel actions

Texas is latest US state to blacklist Airbnb for anti-Israel actions

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 18:25 0

Texas is adding home sharing firm Airbnb to a short list of companies that cannot receive state investments because it removes Israeli-owned rentals in the ... Read More

Shocking statement by Southwest Airlines Pilots Association: A to B safely or not at all

Shocking statement by Southwest Airlines Pilots Association: A to B safely or not at all

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019 10:45 0

Today, Captain Jon Weaks, president of the Southwest Airlines Pilots Association, issued a communication to the nearly 10,000 pilots represented by the association. In his communication, ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019 18:25 0

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

A clear and present danger to American Airlines customers

A clear and present danger to American Airlines customers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 7, 2019 21:47 0

Getting on an American Airlines flight may not be the same for some passengers after reading a Letter by Doug Parker, CEO of American Airlines. ... Read More

Arabian Travel Market launches inaugural consumer event ‘ATM Holiday Shopper’

Arabian Travel Market launches inaugural consumer event ‘ATM Holiday Shopper’

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2019 09:02 0

Reed Travel Exhibitions, organiser of the annual Arabian Travel Market (ATM) showcase in Dubai, which will take place at the Dubai World Trade Centre from ... Read More

Al-Qaeda terrorists attack hotel in Nairobi, Kenya, fatalities reported

Al-Qaeda terrorists attack hotel in Nairobi, Kenya, fatalities reported

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019 15:29 0

A hotel and office complex in an upscale area of the Kenyan capital Nairobi were hit by two explosions earlier on Tuesday, with live footage ... Read More

They’re everywhere – enormous swarm of locusts descends on Mecca

They’re everywhere – enormous swarm of locusts descends on Mecca

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 12, 2019 17:20 0

Saudi Arabia's Mecca attracts millions of Muslim pilgrims from across the globe every year, but this time it became a site of completely different pilgrimage. ... Read More

Why Seychelles should be on everyone’s 2019 travel list

Why Seychelles should be on everyone’s 2019 travel list

editor editor- January 7, 2019 22:45 3

Alain St.Ange shared his thoughts and expertise on why he believes Seychelles should be on everyone’s travel list for 2019. Read More

Royal Caribbean emergency: British Entertainer lost in the Atlantic

Royal Caribbean emergency: British Entertainer lost in the Atlantic

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 27, 2018 07:54 0

The Harmony of the Seas operated by Royal Caribbean Cruises left Fort Lauderdale on its way to the Dutch port of St. Maarten in the ... Read More

Centara Signs Fith Cosi Hotel

Centara Signs Fith Cosi Hotel

editor editor- December 21, 2018 06:17 0

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, recently announced that its fifth hotel in the COSI Collection will be in Chiang Mai, the leading ... Read More

Chinese visitors to GCC will increase 81% by 2022 says ATM report

Chinese visitors to GCC will increase 81% by 2022 says ATM report

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 19, 2018 08:08 1

The number of Chinese tourists travelling to the GCC is expected to increase 81% from 1.6 million in 2018 to 2.9 million in 2022, according ... Read More

Hawaii tops list of 2019 most desirable U.S. travel destinations

Hawaii tops list of 2019 most desirable U.S. travel destinations

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 18, 2018 19:46 0

The results of a recent consumer travel trends survey suggest 2019 is going to be another boon year for the travel industry. More than 3,500 ... Read More

How American Airlines chill the blood of conscientious aircraft mechanics

How American Airlines chill the blood of conscientious aircraft mechanics

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 17, 2018 07:24 3

Today a promotion is sending a chilling message to American Airlines mechanics., and the U.S. aviation industry altogether. “Pressuring Airline mechanics to not record maintenance ... Read More

Dozens injured in Sapporo restaurant explosion

Dozens injured in Sapporo restaurant explosion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 16, 2018 17:15 0

More than 40 people have been injured in an explosion at a restaurant in northern Japan, police have confirmed. The blast occurred at the Izakaya ... Read More

Regulators cite nearly half of the 20 ships that regularly discharge in Alaska waters

Regulators cite nearly half of the 20 ships that regularly discharge in Alaska waters

editor editor- September 26, 2008 02:46 0

State regulators say nine cruise ships violated the terms of their wastewater discharge permits in the first half of this year's cruise season. Read More

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