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Passenger Safety: Boeing puts pressure on FAA to get Boeing 737MAX flying and worry later

Passenger Safety: Boeing puts pressure on FAA to get Boeing 737MAX flying and worry later

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2019 00:08 0

Airlines are desperate getting their fleet of Boeing 737 MAX flying again. The recertification process of the 737 MAX will require regaining the confidence of ... Read More

Hudson River takes on another air crash

Hudson River takes on another air crash

editor editor- May 15, 2019 20:04 0

The Hudson River in New York has witnessed another aviation crash – this time a helicopter. The chopper crashed at approximately 2:30 pm today, Wednesday, ... Read More

Why Bulgaria Tourism Minister is hosting Investing in Tourism Conference

Why Bulgaria Tourism Minister is hosting Investing in Tourism Conference

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 13, 2019 08:46 0

The Minister of Tourism of Bulgaria, the Hon. Mrs. Nikolina Angelkova is getting ready to host  Investing in Tourism  on May 30-31 in her country. The minister ... Read More

Minister: Sri Lanka needs security audit to build confidence among tourists

Minister: Sri Lanka needs security audit to build confidence among tourists

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 11, 2019 17:40 0

Sri Lanka's State Minister Harsha de Silva announced that the country is planning an independent security audit to build confidence among tourists. According to the ... Read More

Hilton’s brand portfolio overtakes Marriott’s as world’s most valuable

Hilton’s brand portfolio overtakes Marriott’s as world’s most valuable

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019 22:40 0

Hilton has extended its lead as the world’s most valuable hotel brand while the total value of its brand portfolio within the Brand Finance Hotels ... Read More

Biman Airlines plane skids off runway at Yangon Airport, breaks into three pieces

Biman Airlines plane skids off runway at Yangon Airport, breaks into three pieces

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 15:50 0

A Biman Airlines’ Bombardier Dash-8 aircraft has skidded off the runway at Myanmar’s Yangon International Airport, losing its wings and breaking into three parts. Pilots ... Read More

Lufthansa makes dedicated staff look bad: The eTN Hero is Patricia Dzai of Swissport Johannesburg

Lufthansa makes dedicated staff look bad: The eTN Hero is Patricia Dzai of Swissport Johannesburg

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2019 23:52 0

"My personal hero today is Ms. Patricia Dzai. Patricia works for Swissport in Johannesburg, South Africa," said eTN Publisher Juergen Steinmetz. Swissport is one of ... Read More

Hawaii hotels: Flat average daily rate, lower occupancy so far in 2019

Hawaii hotels: Flat average daily rate, lower occupancy so far in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 19:17 0

For the first three months of 2019, Hawaii hotels statewide reported flat average daily rate (ADR) and lower occupancy, which resulted in lower revenue per ... Read More

Shangri-La issues statement: Attack on the Shangri-La Hotel Colombo Table One Restaurant

Shangri-La issues statement: Attack on the Shangri-La Hotel Colombo Table One Restaurant

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019 20:11 0

An explosion took place in Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo’s Table One Restaurant on Easter Sunday during Easter Brunch at 9.05 am. As reported on eTurboNews on ... Read More

Sri Lanka gets a hug: Solidarity is pouring in from every corner of the world after an Easter Sunday of Terror

Sri Lanka gets a hug: Solidarity is pouring in from every corner of the world after an Easter Sunday of Terror

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019 07:20 0

After an Easter of Terror Sri Lanka needs a hug. Easter Monday is the day hugs are pouring in from every corner of the world. ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, U.S. and British Authorities warn in response to terror attacks

Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, U.S. and British Authorities warn in response to terror attacks

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019 22:07 0

The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority in a statement released urges hotels in Sri Lanka to take maximum measures to strengthen security as Hotels have ... Read More

Sri Lanka: More attacks in progress,  Internet off, Curfew ordered: European Union offers support and issues statement

Sri Lanka: More attacks in progress, Internet off, Curfew ordered: European Union offers support and issues statement

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019 10:12 0

The European Union High Representative Vice-President Federica Mogherini issued a statement after the deadly terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka this morning At the end of ... Read More

Ninja Museum to open in Odawara Castle Park

Ninja Museum to open in Odawara Castle Park

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 16:20 0

A new attraction complex “Odawara Castle NINJA Museum” in Odawara Castle Park will be open on April 20th, 2019. This complex will utilize a refurbished ... Read More

Fraport Traffic Figures March and First Quarter of 2019: Growth Trend Continues

Fraport Traffic Figures March and First Quarter of 2019: Growth Trend Continues

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 12, 2019 08:08 0

Passenger traffic rises at Frankfurt Airport - Fraport's Group airports worldwide largely report positive performance In the first three months of 2019, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) ... 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

At least three people die jumping from Bangkok skyscraper to escape hotel fire

At least three people die jumping from Bangkok skyscraper to escape hotel fire

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 14:11 0

A 57-floor hotel and shopping building has gone up in flames in Bangkok, Thailand. At least three people have died jumping to escape the fire, ... Read More

FBI involved in US tourist kidnapping in Uganda

FBI involved in US tourist kidnapping in Uganda

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 7, 2019 08:56 0

An American tourist and her Ugandan driver were kidnapped at gunpoint in Uganda's most known national park, Queen Elizabeth National Park on Tuesday. "We will leave ... Read More

Istanbul New Airport: First flight was to Ankara and a proud Turkish Nation is celebrating

Istanbul New Airport: First flight was to Ankara and a proud Turkish Nation is celebrating

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 6, 2019 14:06 3

The Great Move to Istanbul Airport concluded. A proud city, a proud country and a proud airline are celebrating today in Turkey. Turkish Airlines says ... Read More

WTTC Summit Opened in Seville: Spain’s president says not to build walls

WTTC Summit Opened in Seville: Spain’s president says not to build walls

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019 08:48 2

This morning the World Travel and Tourism Council Summit 2019 opened in Seville, Spain. A line up of top tourism leaders in the private industry together ... Read More

UNESCO, African Union and Ethiopia Role Model on World Press Freedom?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2019 09:15 0

Ethiopian Airlines, has been chosen as the Official Carrier for the 2019 World Press Freedom Day Global Conference to be held in Addis Ababa from ... Read More

Korean Air abandons teens in South Korea

Korean Air abandons teens in South Korea

editor editor- March 28, 2019 00:47 1

Two unaccompanied teenage minors, ages 15 and 16, were left stranded in South Korea after being booted from their flight from Seoul to the Philippines ... Read More

African Tourism Board: The Human Right to Explore the Cape in the Eyes of Marriott

African Tourism Board: The Human Right to Explore the Cape in the Eyes of Marriott

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 26, 2019 19:58 0

The official launch of the African Tourism Board is only about two weeks away. On April 11 at 15.30 the Cape Town International Convention Centre ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Hawaii hotels’ occupancy, revenue down in February 2019

Hawaii Tourism: Hawaii hotels’ occupancy, revenue down in February 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 19:55 0

In February 2019, Hawaii hotels statewide reported decreases in both average daily rate (ADR) and occupancy, which resulted in lower revenue per available room (RevPAR) ... Read More

Munich Airport reports 2018 net profit of 150 million euros

Munich Airport reports 2018 net profit of 150 million euros

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019 16:01 0

Munich Airport reported a successful 2018 operating year at its annual press conference in Munich today: The 3.8 percent increase in traffic to a total ... Read More

Monaco Government Tourist Authority welcomes new President and Deputy Director

Monaco Government Tourist Authority welcomes new President and Deputy Director

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2019 17:01 0

A new team has been appointed, as head of the Monaco Government Tourist & Convention Authority. Mr. Guy Antognelli, former Deputy Director becomes the new ... Read More

Turkish suspect in Utrecht terrorist attack arrested

Turkish suspect in Utrecht terrorist attack arrested

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 22:42 0

Utrecht's police chief has confirmed that the 37-year-old Turkish suspect in the deadly shooting on a tram in the Netherlands has been arrested. Gökmen Tanis ... Read More

Tourism Safety Portugal: Madeleine McCann Disappearance and Netflix Outrageous Revelation

Tourism Safety Portugal: Madeleine McCann Disappearance and Netflix Outrageous Revelation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2019 05:54 0

How much worse can it get for the Portugal travel and tourism industry? What can a beach destination do to regain a reputation as a safe ... Read More

John Q. Hammons: Master hotel developer and builder

John Q. Hammons: Master hotel developer and builder

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- March 16, 2019 18:25 0

One of the great hoteliers/developers of our time, John Q. Hammons developed 200 hotel properties in 40 states. But mere statistics hide the essence of ... Read More

“Rise! Rise!”: Crazed man tries to “wake up” Lenin’s corpse at Moscow’s Red Square

“Rise! Rise!”: Crazed man tries to “wake up” Lenin’s corpse at Moscow’s Red Square

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019 22:19 0

Deranged man, shouting “Rise! Rise!” came to Lenin’s Mausoleum - a popular tourist attraction in Moscow's Red Square near Kremlin, and tried to splash it ... Read More

Record number of passengers hit Heathrow’s runway for London Fashion Week

Record number of passengers hit Heathrow’s runway for London Fashion Week

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019 17:15 0

Heathrow welcomed 5.48 million passengers in 28 days, securing the airport’s 28th consecutive record month for passenger growth (+1.7% vs February 2018). February’s result has ... Read More

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