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Imagine Peace Campaign aims to educate youth against violent practices

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

In the lead up to the 2020 Olympics to be held in Tokyo, IIPT’s 2012 Olympic Truce Peace Ambassador Victor ... Read More

IATA forecast for global aviation in 2019 is not so good for reasons listed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a downgrade of its 2019 outlook for the global air transport industry to ... Read More

Gains of LGBTQ rights in some Middle East and North Africa nations may be a game-changer

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

Progress in recognizing the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people at the United Nations in New ... Read More

A piece of American history, ancient culture, white sandy beaches and so remote like no place else?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

Where can you find a piece of American history and ancient culture like no other place else? Where can you ... Read More

Botswana says yes again to Elephant Hunting

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

Botswana's Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources, Conservation, and Tourism announced the ban overturn on Elephant Hunting in a Facebook statement ... Read More

More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants

editor editor- May 20, 2019

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

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

editor editor- May 18, 2019

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

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

editor editor- May 17, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019

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

US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019

Recent research from think tank Eunomix Business & Economics suggests that a much more sober view of South Africa is ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 26, 2019

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

FAA issues emergency order: US Civil aviation for Libya

editor editor- April 6, 2019

The FAA is concerned about increased tensions associated with the current conflict for control of the capital, Tripoli. Libya National ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019

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

Young elephant shot 13 times: Tourists watched in horror

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- March 27, 2019

Balule Associated Nature Reserve has justified the killing of a young elephant bull in front of tourists as an 'act ... Read More

US Advisory for Democratic Republic of Congo: Reconsider travel

editor editor- March 22, 2019

The US Department of State has issued a travel advisory for the Democratic Republic of Congo advising that travel be ... Read More

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

Scott Foster Scott Foster- March 19, 2019

LGBT Hawaii thanked lesbian couple Diane Cervelli and Taeko Bufford from California for standing up for what is decent and right. ... Read More

Brand USA Board of Directors approves committee assignments

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019

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

Botswana hunting proposal could put its tourism industry at risk

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019

Texas is adding home sharing firm Airbnb to a short list of companies that cannot receive state investments because it ... Read More

IATA: Healthy airline passenger demand continued in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019

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

Travel Trends Index: Domestic business travel projected to surge

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019

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 ... Read More

2019: The year of PROUD Experiences

editor editor- January 21, 2019

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

Uganda Wildlife Authority protecting lions, communities and tourism

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- January 8, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2019

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

US Travel Advisory issued against Indonesia targeting Central Sulawesi

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2019

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

Israel’s second international airport opens in January

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 3, 2019

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

UNWTO chief: Growth of African Tourism as industry remains resilient

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 25, 2018

The arrests were made in several cities in the kingdom, bringing to 18 the number of people detained over the double-murder, said ... Read More

Thailand Tourism Safety Image in question?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018

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

IATA: Airlines heading for a decade in the black

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 12, 2018

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

Young Balule Elephant shot 13 times before horrified visitors

editor editor- December 5, 2018

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