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750,000 EU nationals apply for UK residence ahead of Brexit
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750,000 EU nationals apply for UK residence ahead of Brexit

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

Britain has received 750,000 applications from EU citizens seeking to settle in the UK in the first four months of ... Read More

Controversial Eurovision in Israel crowns The Netherland with Arcade by Duncan Laurence
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Controversial Eurovision in Israel crowns The Netherland with Arcade by Duncan Laurence

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2019

The Eurovision contest in Tel Aviv Israel was a nonstop tourist party but not without controversy. Many were protesting against ... Read More

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

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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

Uganda State Tourism Minister launches controversial Miss Curvy beauty pageant
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Uganda State Tourism Minister launches controversial Miss Curvy beauty pageant

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- February 7, 2019

Ever since Miss Uganda won the coveted Miss World Africa in China on December 8, 2018, several organizers have come ... Read More

Tulsi Gabbard US President in 2020? She told CNN but not her father
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Tulsi Gabbard US President in 2020? She told CNN but not her father

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2019

His daughter Tulsi Gabbard is running for president in 2020. Hawaii Senator Mike Gabbard is currently attending the Farm Bureau convention ... Read More

Tourism logo from New Zealand called “pornographic”
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Tourism logo from New Zealand called “pornographic”

editor editor- March 13, 2013

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Ever put in hard hours on a creative project and finished it to the satisfaction of ... Read More

Whale sharks draw hundreds of tourists to sleepy Philippine village
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Whale sharks draw hundreds of tourists to sleepy Philippine village

editor editor- March 13, 2013

TAN-AWAN, Cebu, Philippines - Two years ago, it was a sleepy village that never saw tourists unless they were lost ... Read More

Chinese tourists to Japan called “traitors” at home
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Chinese tourists to Japan called “traitors” at home

editor editor- October 26, 2012

Tourism between China and Japan remains stagnant because of the political standoff over the Diaoyu Islands dispute, though about 2,200 ... Read More

Virgin Australia passenger: As soon as I boarded I was a presumed pedophile
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Virgin Australia passenger: As soon as I boarded I was a presumed pedophile

editor editor- August 15, 2012

An Australian airline's policy prohibiting male passengers from sitting next to kids traveling alone has fueled a social media firestorm ... Read More

“Ghetto alert” app helps tourists avoid trouble spots
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“Ghetto alert” app helps tourists avoid trouble spots

editor editor- January 13, 2012

Travelers wandering around foreign cities could soon be given an instant warning if they stray towards dangerous areas with a ... Read More

TripAdvisor: Red flag them first, sort them out later
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TripAdvisor: Red flag them first, sort them out later

editor editor- October 5, 2011

A raging controversy has broken out between a previously Number One ranked hotel and TripAdvisor, after the latter had red ... Read More

War breaks out in UK cruise industry
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War breaks out in UK cruise industry

editor editor- August 15, 2011

A war has broken out in the UK's £2bn cruise industry setting leading ports on a collision course with the ... Read More

Kenya wades into Serengeti highway controversy
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Kenya wades into Serengeti highway controversy

editor editor- September 17, 2010

(eTN) - The Kenyan government, with the referendum and promulgation of the country’s new constitution now behind them, is seemingly ... Read More

Serengeti highway plans raise more controversy
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Serengeti highway plans raise more controversy

editor editor- July 12, 2010

(eTN) A government minister waded into the Serengeti highway debate last week, when the Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism ... Read More

Controversy brews over Uganda concession agreements
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Controversy brews over Uganda concession agreements

editor editor- May 4, 2010

Information was leaked to the media last week indicating a possible change of government’s policy to stick to and uphold ... Read More

Moratorium for new establishments in the Mara
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Moratorium for new establishments in the Mara

editor editor- February 24, 2010

Calls for a moratorium of building of new lodges and permanent tented camps inside the Masai Mara Game Reserve have ... Read More

More controversy over hunting in Uganda
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More controversy over hunting in Uganda

editor editor- February 5, 2010

Recent reports sent to this correspondent speak of yet more hunting permits to be given by the Uganda Wildlife Authority, ... Read More

Royal Caribbean return to Labadee causes controversy
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Royal Caribbean return to Labadee causes controversy

editor editor- January 19, 2010

The controversy surrounding Royal Caribbean International's decision to dock its ships in a Haitian port is not new for the ... Read More

Air NZ ‘sexy cougar’ ad shut down after critics blast it
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Air NZ ‘sexy cougar’ ad shut down after critics blast it

editor editor- January 19, 2010

AUCKLAND - An advertisement for an airline competition that portrays older, single women as "cougars" who prey on young men ... Read More

Tanzania tour operator offers belated response to elephant controversy
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Tanzania tour operator offers belated response to elephant controversy

editor editor- January 18, 2010

Late last year this correspondent featured an item of a camp manager in Tanzania’s Serengeti national park gone who had ... Read More

Hotel partnership a thorn in Ugandan government’s side
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Hotel partnership a thorn in Ugandan government’s side

editor editor- September 11, 2009

In what now appears to have been hasty arrangements to enter into a partnership between government and a privately owned ... Read More

Malaysia’s “moderate” image marred
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Malaysia’s “moderate” image marred

editor editor- August 27, 2009

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – After a series of flip-flops, authorities in Malaysia decided this week that a 32-year old Muslim ... Read More

Part-timers defended by stunned travel industry after controversial speech
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Part-timers defended by stunned travel industry after controversial speech

editor editor- June 30, 2008

Senior travel agency HR directors have defended their use of reduced-hours staff after a senior figure publicly told them: "don't ... Read More

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The great Heathrow con

editor editor- February 5, 2008

The British public have been led to believe the third runway is essential.That's untrue. Read More

New advert rap for budget airline Ryanair
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New advert rap for budget airline Ryanair

editor editor- January 31, 2008

LONDON — Britain's advertising watchdog rapped Irish low-cost airline Ryanair Wednesday for a flights promotion that showed a young woman ... Read More

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