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Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities
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Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities

Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka- June 11, 2019

The Rapid Response Team by Safertourism reached out to Sri Lanka tourism authorities including the minister of tourism and industry ... Read More

Ghana Remains Safe: African Tourism Board Rapid Response Team offers assistance
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Ghana Remains Safe: African Tourism Board Rapid Response Team offers assistance

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 11, 2019

Ghana remains sage, security remains vigilant according to a statement issued by Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the Minister of Information for ... Read More

Seabourn cruise line new interior design unveiled
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Seabourn cruise line new interior design unveiled

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019

Seabourn, a cruise line, is giving travelers yet another look at more stunningly designed guest suites on its two new ... Read More

Brave new world: Bizarre air travel ideas dreamt up by aviation industry
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Brave new world: Bizarre air travel ideas dreamt up by aviation industry

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

Dutch KLM recently unveiled its latest flight concept, the Flying V, designed to have passengers seated literally inside the wings ... Read More

Arkansas tourism is open for business!
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Arkansas tourism is open for business!

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

Summertime is fun time in Arkansas, and our state is open for business and waiting to welcome you to The ... Read More

American Airlines adds second weekly service from Miami to St. Vincent and the Grenadines
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American Airlines adds second weekly service from Miami to St. Vincent and the Grenadines

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

American Airlines (AA) will be adding a second weekly service from the Miami International Airport (MIA) to the Argyle International ... Read More

Largest aircraft PDP financing project in global aviation in Asia signed
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Largest aircraft PDP financing project in global aviation in Asia signed

editor editor- May 28, 2019

A total of 17 banks were involved in the syndicated loan in the amount of US$840 million to finance part ... Read More

Kaanapali Beach in Maui compared with other dangerous beaches after deadly shark attack
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Kaanapali Beach in Maui compared with other dangerous beaches after deadly shark attack

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019

"Aloha from the Maui Visitors Bureau. The office is now closed in observance of the holiday." This is the recording ... Read More

Equatorial Guinea Tourism: A 5 Star Sofitel Resort, but where are the visitors ?
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Equatorial Guinea Tourism: A 5 Star Sofitel Resort, but where are the visitors ?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

There is not much known about tourism opportunities in Equatorial Guinea. The country is known as a notoriously closed country ... Read More

Mount Agung forces Den Pasar Airport to close spewing tons of CO2 into the atmosphere
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Mount Agung forces Den Pasar Airport to close spewing tons of CO2 into the atmosphere

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 25, 2019

A new eruption of Mount Agung, Bali, occurred on May 24, 2019 at 7:23 p.m., a day later Bali Den ... Read More

Hawaii hotels report lower revenue, lower occupancy, higher daily rate in April 2019
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Hawaii hotels report lower revenue, lower occupancy, higher daily rate in April 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

In April 2019, Hawaii hotels statewide reported lower revenue per available room (RevPAR), with higher average daily rate (ADR) and ... Read More

Eiffel Tower closed, tourists evacuated after man scales Paris landmark
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Eiffel Tower closed, tourists evacuated after man scales Paris landmark

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019

The Eiffel Tower in Paris has been evacuated after a man was caught climbing up the 324 meters (1,063 ft) ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2019

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

Hudson River takes on another air crash
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Hudson River takes on another air crash

editor editor- May 15, 2019

The Hudson River in New York has witnessed another aviation crash – this time a helicopter. The chopper crashed at ... Read More

Why Bulgaria Tourism Minister is hosting Investing in Tourism Conference
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Why Bulgaria Tourism Minister is hosting Investing in Tourism Conference

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 13, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 11, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019

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

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

The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority in a statement released urges hotels in Sri Lanka to take maximum measures to ... Read More

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

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

Ninja Museum to open in Odawara Castle Park
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Ninja Museum to open in Odawara Castle Park

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 12, 2019

Passenger traffic rises at Frankfurt Airport - Fraport's Group airports worldwide largely report positive performance In the first three months ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

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

FBI involved in US tourist kidnapping in Uganda
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FBI involved in US tourist kidnapping in Uganda

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 7, 2019

An American tourist and her Ugandan driver were kidnapped at gunpoint in Uganda's most known national park, Queen Elizabeth National ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 6, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2019

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

Korean Air abandons teens in South Korea
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Korean Air abandons teens in South Korea

editor editor- March 28, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 26, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019

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

Munich Airport reports 2018 net profit of 150 million euros
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Munich Airport reports 2018 net profit of 150 million euros

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019

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

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