Tag: conflict

Hotel History: “Keyed-up executives unwind at Sheraton”

Hotel History: “Keyed-up executives unwind at Sheraton”

editor editor- May 18, 2019 21:04 0

In 1965, the Sheraton Corporation of America, under the leadership of President Ernest Henderson, created a brilliant advertising campaign: “Keyed-up Executives Unwind at Sheraton.” It ... Read More

Anita Mendiratta recognized by IIPT on United Nations International Day of Living Together in Peace

Anita Mendiratta recognized by IIPT on United Nations International Day of Living Together in Peace

editor editor- May 17, 2019 21:13 0

Today, the 16th of May, is recognized globally as United Nations’ International Day of Living Together in Peace. It’s a day for “mobilizing those in ... Read More

Tourism in Tel Aviv is one big party this week with Eurovision

Tourism in Tel Aviv is one big party this week with Eurovision

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019 08:21 0

Tourism is booming in Tel Aviv this week with hotels sold out, residents staying with relatives to rent their rooms and apartments for inflated rates ... Read More

US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral

US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019 08:08 0

Today the U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Baghdad ordered a partial evacuation of their American staff.  In the meantime, the travel warning for Americans wanting ... Read More

Failed project: South Africa’s economic & social decay worst for any non-war-torn country

Failed project: South Africa’s economic & social decay worst for any non-war-torn country

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 01:35 0

Recent research from think tank Eunomix Business & Economics suggests that a much more sober view of South Africa is overdue. The study found that ... 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

Strike: Scandinavian Airlines SAS about to refuse 70,000+ passengers

Strike: Scandinavian Airlines SAS about to refuse 70,000+ passengers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 26, 2019 09:17 0

More than 70,000 passengers may get stranded today flying through, from or to airports in Scandinavia. This is a social media post by SAS CEO Rickard ... Read More

FAA issues emergency order: US Civil aviation for Libya

FAA issues emergency order: US Civil aviation for Libya

editor editor- April 6, 2019 19:48 0

The FAA is concerned about increased tensions associated with the current conflict for control of the capital, Tripoli. Libya National Army (LNA) forces have begun ... Read More

Crime out of control and rampant in Waikiki: Let’s make it unwelcoming for homeless

Crime out of control and rampant in Waikiki: Let’s make it unwelcoming for homeless

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2019 00:14 0

The perception is that crime is out of control and rampant in Waikiki. The community wants to make Waikiki unwelcome and uncomfortable for homeless people. ... Read More

About the African Tourism Board: Top important according to an African American Tourism Expert

About the African Tourism Board: Top important according to an African American Tourism Expert

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019 05:28 0

Drew Barrett, a Chicago based African American tourism expert and consultant, thinks the newly founded African Tourism Board(ATB) is very important and potentially valuable to the nations ... 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

US Advisory for Democratic Republic of Congo: Reconsider travel

US Advisory for Democratic Republic of Congo: Reconsider travel

editor editor- March 22, 2019 23:41 0

The US Department of State has issued a travel advisory for the Democratic Republic of Congo advising that travel be reconsidered due to crime and civil ... Read More

LGBT Hawaii supports Lesbian Tourist and today’s U.S. Supreme Court Ruling

LGBT Hawaii supports Lesbian Tourist and today’s U.S. Supreme Court Ruling

Scott Foster Scott Foster- March 19, 2019 05:34 0

LGBT Hawaii thanked lesbian couple Diane Cervelli and Taeko Bufford from California for standing up for what is decent and right. "It makes a difference to ... Read More

Brand USA Board of Directors approves committee assignments

Brand USA Board of Directors approves committee assignments

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 16:45 0

On Wednesday, March 13, members of the Brand USA board of directors convened for a quarterly meeting in Washington, DC where they welcomed newly appointed ... Read More

Botswana hunting proposal could put its tourism industry at risk

Botswana hunting proposal could put its tourism industry at risk

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 15:17 0

Botswana’s proposals to lift its hunting ban and to introduce elephant culling has fuelled political posturing, denials, misinformation, and lobbying from pro hunting and culling ... Read More

Texas is latest US state to blacklist Airbnb for anti-Israel actions

Texas is latest US state to blacklist Airbnb for anti-Israel actions

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 18:25 0

Texas is adding home sharing firm Airbnb to a short list of companies that cannot receive state investments because it removes Israeli-owned rentals in the ... Read More

IATA: Healthy airline passenger demand continued in 2018

IATA: Healthy airline passenger demand continued in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019 18:31 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for 2018 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose by a healthy ... Read More

Qatar Airways GCEO delivers keynote address at CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit

Qatar Airways GCEO delivers keynote address at CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 20:25 0

The first day of the CAPA Qatar Aviation, Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit kicked off on Tuesday 5 February at the Sheraton Hotel in Doha, Qatar. ... Read More

Travel Trends Index: Domestic business travel projected to surge

Travel Trends Index: Domestic business travel projected to surge

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 18:20 3

Travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.6 percent year-over-year in December, according to the U.S. Travel Association's latest Travel Trends Index (TTI)—marking the industry's ... Read More

2019: The year of PROUD Experiences

2019: The year of PROUD Experiences

editor editor- January 21, 2019 21:45 0

The debut of PROUD Experiences held in 2018 in London created the first b2b travel and lifestyle event for premium travel suppliers and buyers targeting ... Read More

Uganda Wildlife Authority protecting lions, communities and tourism

Uganda Wildlife Authority protecting lions, communities and tourism

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- January 8, 2019 00:21 0

Experiential tourism was introduced in Uganda to allow visitors to actively participate in monitoring animals that live in the park using tracking devices. Read More

Updated US Travel Advisory for China: Will China tourism officials retaliate?

Updated US Travel Advisory for China: Will China tourism officials retaliate?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2019 21:45 0

Every day 8000 Chinese tourists enter the United States, and every day an average of 5000 American tourists enter China. Americans should exercise increased caution ... Read More

US Travel Advisory issued against Indonesia targeting Central Sulawesi

US Travel Advisory issued against Indonesia targeting Central Sulawesi

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2019 19:59 0

The U.S. State Department today issued a travel advisory for Indonesia. This advisory is asking American Tourists to reconsider travel to Central Sulawesi and Papua ... Read More

Israel’s second international airport opens in January

Israel’s second international airport opens in January

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 3, 2019 18:10 0

Israel Airports Authority (IAA) announced that the country's long-awaited second international airport will be opening on January 22, 2019. Located near the southern Red Sea ... Read More

UNWTO chief: Growth of African Tourism as industry remains resilient

UNWTO chief: Growth of African Tourism as industry remains resilient

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018 17:30 0

The festive season in Africa also marks the highest season in the tourism industry, as demand for getaway destinations in the continent surges. According to ... Read More

Tourists killed and beheaded in terror attack in Morocco: Arrests made

Tourists killed and beheaded in terror attack in Morocco: Arrests made

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 25, 2018 21:36 2

The arrests were made in several cities in the kingdom, bringing to 18 the number of people detained over the double-murder, said Abdelhak Khiam, head of Morocco's central ... Read More

Thailand Tourism Safety Image in question?

Thailand Tourism Safety Image in question?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018 10:53 0

A conflict between FIFA, Australia, and Bahrain on a human rights and an asylum case for involving a pro football star Hakeem AlAraibi wanted by ... Read More

IATA: Airlines heading for a decade in the black

IATA: Airlines heading for a decade in the black

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 12, 2018 06:30 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) forecasts the global airline industry net profit to be $35.5 billion in 2019, slightly ahead of the $32.3 billion ... Read More

Young Balule Elephant shot  13 times before horrified visitors

Young Balule Elephant shot 13 times before horrified visitors

editor editor- December 5, 2018 01:05 1

Just as the furore about the trophy hunting of the pride male named Skye began abating, another incident has highlighted the ethics of hunting in ... Read More

Power of People proves popular for upcoming BestCities Global Forum in Bogota

Power of People proves popular for upcoming BestCities Global Forum in Bogota

editor editor- December 3, 2018 14:08 0

Leaders will hold talks, workshops, and programs while also learning about the region and culture of Latin America at the BestCities Global Forum to be held ... Read More

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