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Fire started by Indian fighter jet shuts down Goa International Airport
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Fire started by Indian fighter jet shuts down Goa International Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 8, 2019

India's Dabolim Goa International Airport was shut down as firefighters battled a runway fire on Saturday. The blaze started after ... Read More

2019’s Best & Worst Cities for Staycations in US named
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2019’s Best & Worst Cities for Staycations in US named

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

With summer arriving and 52% of Americans reporting having unused vacation days last year, 2019 Best & Worst Cities for ... Read More

Hilton Hawaiian Village workers rally in Waikiki for a better contract
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Hilton Hawaiian Village workers rally in Waikiki for a better contract

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019

UNITE HERE Local 5 Members rallied in Honolulu to demand a better contract and better job protection for workers at ... Read More

First women-only taxi service launched in Russia’s Chechnya
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First women-only taxi service launched in Russia’s Chechnya

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

Russia’s mostly-Muslim Chechnya launched first women-only taxi service in its capital city of Grozny. The Mekhkari taxi service is supposed ... Read More

Hotel del Coronado: One of the most popular beach resorts in the US
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Hotel del Coronado: One of the most popular beach resorts in the US

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- April 27, 2019

The renowned Hotel del Coronado is a grand example of elegant Victorian architecture providing one of the most beautiful and ... Read More

World’s top 10 sustainable places to stay revealed
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World’s top 10 sustainable places to stay revealed

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019

Travel is not just about seeing the wonders of the earth but understanding our impact upon it. With increasing frequency, ... Read More

Grange Pen to get a J$960 million infrastructural upgrade
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Grange Pen to get a J$960 million infrastructural upgrade

editor editor- March 30, 2019

The Jamaica Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) is investing a little under $J1 billion for the Resort Squatter Settlements Upgrade Project ... Read More

TableVision:  A virtual reality training solution for waitstaff on cruises
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TableVision: A virtual reality training solution for waitstaff on cruises

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019

Pixvana, a virtual reality solutions provider, today announced that it has partnered with Seabourn, to create and launch “TableVision”, a virtual ... Read More

Tourism Linkages Speed Networking event yields over $630 million in contracts for local entrepreneurs
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Tourism Linkages Speed Networking event yields over $630 million in contracts for local entrepreneurs

editor editor- March 21, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett yesterday revealed that his Ministry’s Tourism Linkages Speed Networking event has resulted in local ... Read More

St. Maarten Heineken Regatta raises over $40,000 for local foundations
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St. Maarten Heineken Regatta raises over $40,000 for local foundations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

Organizers of the St Maarten Heineken Regatta are pleased to announce that a total of $41,900 was raised during the ... Read More

AKARYN Hotel Group to become single-use plastic-free by June 2019
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AKARYN Hotel Group to become single-use plastic-free by June 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019

AKARYN Hotel Group, Thailand’s home-grown luxury boutique hotel specialist, is on a mission to become a single-use plastic-free hotel company ... Read More

DoubleTree by Hilton Alana Waikiki Beach hotel workers call for respect from management
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DoubleTree by Hilton Alana Waikiki Beach hotel workers call for respect from management

editor editor- March 5, 2019

DoubleTree by Hilton Alana Waikiki Beach hotel workers organized a public action in their hotel lobby this morning, demanding respect ... Read More

Hotels in ASIA ignore warning signs of environmental killers
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Hotels in ASIA ignore warning signs of environmental killers

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- February 24, 2019

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

Mövenpick Resort Bangtao Beach Phuket: Advanced water technology helps reduce eco-footprint
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Mövenpick Resort Bangtao Beach Phuket: Advanced water technology helps reduce eco-footprint

editor editor- February 21, 2019

Mövenpick Resort Bangtao Beach Phuket is an exclusive luxury residence of 40 penthouses and suites located just steps away from Bangtao ... Read More

RIU Hotels & Resorts and TUI: A safety concern for German travelers?
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RIU Hotels & Resorts and TUI: A safety concern for German travelers?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 19, 2019

RIU Hotels & Resorts just bought 10 million Euros in the form of 1.1 million shares in TUI AG, holding ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019

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

“The urgency of the New Coastal Road” for Reunion Island makes news
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“The urgency of the New Coastal Road” for Reunion Island makes news

mm Alain St.Ange- February 12, 2019

February 5, 2019, a fall of about 500 kilos of rocks occurred at 3:50 pm on the Reunion main coastal ... Read More

Sir Albert Hotel awarded Green Globe Gold
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Sir Albert Hotel awarded Green Globe Gold

editor editor- February 6, 2019

Sir Albert Hotel Amsterdam is a sophisticated destination located right in the heart of the capital’s De Pijp district. Green ... Read More

Hyatt Regency Nice Palais De La Méditerranée has been Green Globe Certified for the second consecutive year
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Hyatt Regency Nice Palais De La Méditerranée has been Green Globe Certified for the second consecutive year

editor editor- January 31, 2019

With its strong commitment to the environment, the local community and the well-being of its employees, Hyatt Regency Nice Palais ... Read More

Zara Tanzania Adventures trawls 7 tons of plastic waste from Indian Ocean
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Zara Tanzania Adventures trawls 7 tons of plastic waste from Indian Ocean

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019

The biodiversity of the Indian Ocean is severely threatened by the dumping of plastic waste at sea, but a Tanzanian ... Read More

How Services like Airbnb and Skyscanner Changed the Attitude to Traveling
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How Services like Airbnb and Skyscanner Changed the Attitude to Traveling

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 24, 2019

Two decades ago, a simple traveler could hardly imagine buying cheap flights in a few clicks or staying at the ... Read More

Back to school: Learning how to look good
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Back to school: Learning how to look good

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 19, 2019

Those that ponder the importance of “beauty” should recognize that the industry is valued at billions of dollars and is ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 12, 2019

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

Government shutdown or not, Bryce Canyon National Park remains open
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Government shutdown or not, Bryce Canyon National Park remains open

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019

As the partial federal shutdown continues, Garfield County's Office of Tourism wants the public to know that Bryce Canyon National ... Read More

Koh Samui in Thailand ready for business again after Tropical Storm Pabuk
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Koh Samui in Thailand ready for business again after Tropical Storm Pabuk

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019

Tropical Storm Pabuk passed through the Gulf of Thailand on Friday.No casualties were reported on the popular tourist island of ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018

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

How Emirates gets a handle on aircraft turnaround in Dubai?
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How Emirates gets a handle on aircraft turnaround in Dubai?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 19, 2018

Delays in aircraft turnaround in DXB has to be kept under control. A new innovative application built in-house by Emirates ... Read More

Carnival Corporation’s AIDA Cruises Welcomes History-Making AIDAnova to Fleet
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Carnival Corporation’s AIDA Cruises Welcomes History-Making AIDAnova to Fleet

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 12, 2018

The world's largest leisure travel company's AIDA Cruises, Germany's leading cruise line, launches its newest ship, AIDAnova, which makes history ... Read More

PATA is aiming to show  leadership in sustainability practices: Recognized in Guam
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PATA is aiming to show leadership in sustainability practices: Recognized in Guam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2016

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), located in Bangkok, Thailand, has achieved Silver-level Sustainability Certification by EarthCheck, a scientific benchmarking, ... Read More

Bangkok big cleaning to restore normalcy
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Bangkok big cleaning to restore normalcy

editor editor- May 27, 2010

On Sunday, May 23, 2010, The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) organized a Big Cleaning Day for Bangkok after the over ... Read More

Ghana cleaning it’s beaches to attract visitors
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Ghana cleaning it’s beaches to attract visitors

editor editor- September 26, 2009

The decision by the management of Zoom Lion to set up a subsidiary company called Zoil Ghana Limited with the ... Read More

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United, others get serious about clean planes

editor editor- January 30, 2009

The United Airlines jumbo jet was on the ground at O'Hare International Airport after a flight from Hong Kong, looking ... Read More