Tag: city council

Tanzanian tour operators plan to turn Dar Es Salaam into Paris of East Africa

Tanzanian tour operators plan to turn Dar Es Salaam into Paris of East Africa

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- May 14, 2019 20:15 0

Tanzania Tanzanian tour operators are mulling over the idea of turning the country’s commercial center of Dar Es Salaam into a ‘tourism paradise’, a copycat ... Read More

Air New Zealand contributes $1 million to native forestry offsets

Air New Zealand contributes $1 million to native forestry offsets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019 18:50 0

Air New Zealand and its customers have purchased more than NZD$1 million worth of carbon offsets from permanent New Zealand native forestry projects through the ... Read More

‘Unnecessary and potentially damaging’: TSA union opposes Atlanta Airport legislation

‘Unnecessary and potentially damaging’: TSA union opposes Atlanta Airport legislation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019 00:20 0

Yesterday, over the opposition of the Atlanta City Council, Atlanta community groups, and the nation's largest federal employee union, the Georgia State Senate voted to ... Read More

UNWTO global gastronomy tourism event: Job creation, entrepreneurship and development

UNWTO global gastronomy tourism event: Job creation, entrepreneurship and development

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019 16:20 2

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Basque Culinary Center (BCC) are co-organizing the 5th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism, on 2-3 May 2019 ... Read More

Great Exhibition of the North success figures go public

Great Exhibition of the North success figures go public

editor editor- February 7, 2019 23:40 0

A full evaluation of the Great Exhibition of the North has been released to the public in celebration of its success. The evaluation has been ... Read More

Japan buys small island for US jets’ landing practices

Japan buys small island for US jets’ landing practices

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019 14:57 0

Japan is spending $150 million to allow US Navy pilots practice aircraft carrier landings on a small Mageshima Island, but nearby residents, who were never ... Read More

Will UNWTO pack up in Madrid and move to China or Georgia?

Will UNWTO pack up in Madrid and move to China or Georgia?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 10, 2019 10:22 0

UNWTO may be on its way to a new home in China or Georgia. UNWTO was a guest in Spain since 1974. Spain has been ... Read More

Tourism is killing Venice and the city is fighting back

Tourism is killing Venice and the city is fighting back

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 2, 2019 22:41 2

Tourism is killing Venice. And the city is fighting back with the plan to curtail the most pesky and least profitable segment of the visitors ... Read More

New York City Town Hall stars Mayor DeBlasio

New York City Town Hall stars Mayor DeBlasio

editor editor- December 31, 2018 20:04 0

It is not a surprise that politics has morphed into an entertainment vehicle. The people who populate the White House could easily be mistaken for ... Read More

Airbnb fights back after opponents circulate fake news

Airbnb fights back after opponents circulate fake news

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 13, 2018 14:46 2

Opponents and those competing with Airbnb are hotels, resorts, and community activists. Are these opponents now in the business of producing fake news, fake videos, ... Read More

AIRBNB supports limiting short-term rentals in Los Angeles – not true!

AIRBNB supports limiting short-term rentals in Los Angeles – not true!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 12, 2018 09:24 2

Los Angeles now joins the growing list of other major U.S. cities, including New York, Washington, D.C., Boston and San Francisco, that have stepped up ... Read More

Visiting Oahu?  Don’t rent a car, ride a Charley’s in Waikiki

Visiting Oahu? Don’t rent a car, ride a Charley’s in Waikiki

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2018 16:58 0

The worst American States for visitors and locals to drive are Hawaii and California according to a 2018 survey by the "Bankrate Best States for ... Read More

Los Angeles City Council overwhelmingly approves Arizona business boycott

Los Angeles City Council overwhelmingly approves Arizona business boycott

editor editor- May 14, 2010 04:41 0

The Los Angeles City Council overwhelmingly approved a boycott of Arizona-based businesses and governments Wednesday unless the state repeals a new law giving police the ... Read More

Kampala City Council bows to pressure and reopens museum

Kampala City Council bows to pressure and reopens museum

editor editor- January 13, 2010 04:39 0

Following outrage by the public and intense pressure from governmental departments, the hapless Kampala City Council finally removed the chains and padlocks from the Uganda ... Read More

City Council locks out tourists from Uganda museum

City Council locks out tourists from Uganda museum

editor editor- December 28, 2009 04:04 0

Without apparent notice, council employees chain locked the gates and offices of Uganda’s main museum last week over alleged failure to pay property taxes, keeping ... Read More

Bed-and-breakfast bill killed by Honolulu City Council

Bed-and-breakfast bill killed by Honolulu City Council

editor editor- December 17, 2009 07:28 0

A controversial measure that would have allowed new bed-and-breakfast units on Oahu was killed Wednesday by the Honolulu City Council. Read More

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