Tag: claims

Travel to Cuba becoming more difficult: Center for Responsible Travel responds

Travel to Cuba becoming more difficult: Center for Responsible Travel responds

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 23:00 0

Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced new restrictions on U.S. travel to Cuba, eliminating the people-to-people travel ... Read More

‘Premium Tap Water’ brand for tourists is named

‘Premium Tap Water’ brand for tourists is named

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019 08:02 0

Inspired by Iceland launch Kranavatn, a premium tap water 'brand' aimed to encourage travellers to tackle plastic waste and ‘drink responsibly’ by bringing a reusable ... Read More

Russia’s Prosecutor General: “Poor state of Russia’s aviation caused Superjet disaster”

Russia’s Prosecutor General: “Poor state of Russia’s aviation caused Superjet disaster”

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 22:25 0

The recent catastrophic crash-landing of a Sukhoi Superjet-100 at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport was a result of the poor state of Russia’s aviation industry, with pilots ... Read More

Air Partner’s Travel division celebrates 20th anniversary

Air Partner’s Travel division celebrates 20th anniversary

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019 17:49 0

The Travel division of Air Partner plc, the global aviation services group, is this month celebrating 20 years of organizing flights for groups travelling on ... Read More

New lawsuits filed against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash

New lawsuits filed against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 00:35 0

Additional wrongful death lawsuits in the crash of the Boeing 737-8 MAX, operated as Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, were filed in Chicago, IL, in the ... Read More

More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants

More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants

editor editor- May 20, 2019 21:14 0

by Dr. Louise de Waal President Mokgweetsi Masisi of Botswana categorically denies that his government would ever cull elephants, contradicting the Parliamentary Report proposing culling. ... Read More

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

Shocking: Aviation law firms react to US House Transportation Committee hearing on Boeing 737-8 MAX

Shocking: Aviation law firms react to US House Transportation Committee hearing on Boeing 737-8 MAX

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 01:55 0

Justin Green, military-trained pilot and partner at law firm Kreindler & Kreindler LLP, reacted to today's U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure hearing on ... Read More

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

editor editor- May 14, 2019 22:41 0

Most major US airports experience flight disruptions on a daily basis, with Chicago O'Hare International Airport leading the pack. Within the top 10 airports in ... Read More

Best & Worst Airlines and Airports of 2019 revealed

Best & Worst Airlines and Airports of 2019 revealed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 17:17 1

Today AirHelp announced the results of its annual AirHelp Score which rates global airlines and airports. First launched in 2015, AirHelp Score is the most ... Read More

Silicon Valley Tech executive becomes CTO for Bidroom hotel platform

Silicon Valley Tech executive becomes CTO for Bidroom hotel platform

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 16:45 0

Maurizio Tripi has joined the Board of Directors of Bidroom - the no-commission hotel platform - to speed up the company’s technology innovation as the ... Read More

Two federal wrongful death lawsuits filed against Boeing

Two federal wrongful death lawsuits filed against Boeing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 4, 2019 17:15 0

Two federal wrongful death lawsuits were filed on May 2 in Chicago, IL by the law firm Kreindler & Kreindler LLP, along with co-counsel Power ... Read More

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019 20:38 0

The recently concluded 26th International Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas celebrated over a quarter Century of Tourism Safety and Security. Dr. Peter Tarlow of ... Read More

Heathrow ‘delighted’ with judicial review outcome

Heathrow ‘delighted’ with judicial review outcome

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 18:15 0

Commenting on today's High Court ruling on the expansion judicial review claims, a Heathrow spokesperson said: “We are delighted with today’s ruling which is a ... Read More

TSA: New airport security scanner poses “privacy risks” to passengers

TSA: New airport security scanner poses “privacy risks” to passengers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 23:07 0

US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is demanding modifications of a new airport security system because it poses “privacy risks” to passengers by showing too much ... Read More

Myth-Mania: Stories of men, heroes and indigenous world at MarTa

Myth-Mania: Stories of men, heroes and indigenous world at MarTa

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019 19:30 0

The National Archaeological Museum of Taranto (MarTa) celebrated the return of important finds back home. Myth-Mania, rediscovered stories of men and heroes, speaks of objects ... Read More

US airlines wrongfully reject over 25% of their passengers’ compensation claims

US airlines wrongfully reject over 25% of their passengers’ compensation claims

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 15:24 0

Consumer rights advocacy group released the results of a new study showing that United States airlines wrongfully reject more than 25% of compensation claims, indicating ... Read More

Qatar Airways: Investment in Air Italy fully compliant with US-Qatar Open Skies Agreement

Qatar Airways: Investment in Air Italy fully compliant with US-Qatar Open Skies Agreement

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 15:45 0

Following recent false accusations relating to Qatar Airways’ shareholding in Air Italy, such baseless statements and consistent inaccuracies need addressing as a matter of urgency. ... Read More

Hotel owners warned: Groundbreaking sex trafficking lawsuits hold owners liable

Hotel owners warned: Groundbreaking sex trafficking lawsuits hold owners liable

editor editor- April 2, 2019 20:01 1

  Two women recently filed lawsuits against several owners and operators of hotels in Philadelphia, alleging that the hotels had failed to protect them against ... Read More

Young elephant shot 13 times: Tourists watched in horror

Young elephant shot 13 times: Tourists watched in horror

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- March 27, 2019 07:54 0

Balule Associated Nature Reserve has justified the killing of a young elephant bull in front of tourists as an 'act of self-defense', backtracking on an ... Read More

Uganda travel and trafficking

Uganda travel and trafficking

editor editor- March 23, 2019 19:00 0

Sub-Saharan Africa has enormous tourism potential: leopards lounging in acacia trees, elephant herds drifting across vast savannah plains, gorillas and chimps rioting in deep forests, ... Read More

Trump appoints former Delta Air Lines executive new FAA chief

Trump appoints former Delta Air Lines executive new FAA chief

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019 16:50 1

Former chief of flight operations for Delta Air Lines was appointed by President Trump to run the Federal Aviation Administration, currently under scrutiny for allowing ... Read More

Record travel insurance claims expected after grounding of Boeing 737 Max jets

Record travel insurance claims expected after grounding of Boeing 737 Max jets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 19:37 0

Travel insurance claims advocates at InsureMyTrip are gearing up for a record number of claims following the grounding of Boeing 737 Max jets nationwide. "This ... Read More

City of Santa Monica prevails against Airbnb and HomeAway in court

City of Santa Monica prevails against Airbnb and HomeAway in court

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 22:35 0

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals today affirmed the City of Santa Monica's Home-Sharing Ordinance in the face of a challenge brought by Airbnb and ... Read More

Botswana proposes banning hunting and trade as elephant population declines

Botswana proposes banning hunting and trade as elephant population declines

editor editor- February 26, 2019 13:53 0

The results of the recent and most extensive elephant population survey of Botswana estimates the country’s population at 126,000 elephants, a further decline from 131,600 ... 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

Hotels in ASIA ignore warning signs of environmental killers

Hotels in ASIA ignore warning signs of environmental killers

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- February 24, 2019 06:06 0

Hotel operators in Asia are neglecting public safety. Scientists and engineers have learned the truth about the industry’s apathy when it comes to keeping our ... Read More

Whistleblower: Grand Canyon National Park tourists exposed to radiation for years

Whistleblower: Grand Canyon National Park tourists exposed to radiation for years

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 18:29 0

According to Grand Canyon National Park employee, Park Service officials covered up the discovery of a cache of highly radioactive uranium that may have exposed ... Read More

EU airline passenger law: “Lazy” stereotype holds true for American travelers

EU airline passenger law: “Lazy” stereotype holds true for American travelers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 20:30 0

More than 90 percent of U.S. travelers do not know their rights when it comes to airline compensation, and of those that do, it takes ... Read More

IATO: India needs to take ‘several steps’ if it wants 20 million tourists by 2020

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 20:05 0

India needs to take several steps if it wants to achieve the ambitious target of getting 20 million tourists by 2020. This sound advise and ... Read More

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