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‘Costly welcome party at citizens’ expense’: Refugees and migrants cost Germany €23 billion in 2018

‘Costly welcome party at citizens’ expense’: Refugees and migrants cost Germany €23 billion in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 00:45 0

Germany spent a record €23 billion ($25.65 billion) last year to integrate more than a million refugees at home and “fight the root causes of ... Read More

Pride flies with United Airlines

Pride flies with United Airlines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 18:36 0

Today, United Airlines announced new and exciting opportunities to help customers celebrate Pride Month through MileagePlus Exclusives benefitting United charity partner, The Trevor Project. As ... Read More

Thomas Cook Failure: Who to trust and how to communicate

Thomas Cook Failure: Who to trust and how to communicate

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- May 20, 2019 04:26 0

Thomas Cooks shares are effectively worth nothing right now. Thousands of British tourists looking forward to their holidays are not sure if they are really ... Read More

Jamaica to host first ever global Tourism Innovation Resilience and Crisis Management Summit in 2020

Jamaica to host first ever global Tourism Innovation Resilience and Crisis Management Summit in 2020

editor editor- May 17, 2019 21:55 0

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced that Jamaica will be hosting an international conference on Tourism Innovation Resilience and Crisis Management next year ... 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

Jamaica successful in bid to chair UNWTO’s Regional Commission for the Americas

Jamaica successful in bid to chair UNWTO’s Regional Commission for the Americas

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 18:15 2

Jamaica was yesterday selected to chair the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) Regional Commission for the Americas (CAM) for the biennium 2019-2021. “Jamaica graciously ... Read More

Is Jamaica Minister Bartlett about to Chair UNWTO Commission for the Americas?

Is Jamaica Minister Bartlett about to Chair UNWTO Commission for the Americas?

editor editor- May 15, 2019 00:46 0

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, departs the island today, to attend the 64th Meeting of the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) Regional Commission ... Read More

Jamaica Global Resilience Centre to open in October

Jamaica Global Resilience Centre to open in October

editor editor- May 8, 2019 23:04 0

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre is scheduled to open by the first week in October ... Read More

Reimagining Tourism through Human Capital Development

Reimagining Tourism through Human Capital Development

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019 19:15 1

“Reimagining Tourism through Human Capital Development” written by Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett. Around the world today tourism processes, tools, structures, systems and ... Read More

Safertourism.com: Tourism Security will be an issue in 2020

Safertourism.com: Tourism Security will be an issue in 2020

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2019 22:14 0

The 26th Las Vegas International Tourism Safety and Security Conference in 27 years was concluded last week. Next year a whole new concept of tourism ... Read More

Things to Look for While Buying the Best Travel Insurance

Things to Look for While Buying the Best Travel Insurance

editor editor- May 3, 2019 19:50 0

Travel insurance comes in handy in the hour of need while travelling. It restrains you from paying the hefty medical bills during an eventuality and ... Read More

Boeing’s second biggest customer turns its back on 737 MAX, goes to Airbus

Boeing’s second biggest customer turns its back on 737 MAX, goes to Airbus

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 23:30 0

Emirati state-owned low-cost airline Flydubai is negotiating potential purchases of new А320 Neo jets with European aerospace giant Airbus to replace its Boeing 737 MAX ... Read More

A killer or a victim? American Tourist in trouble in Anguilla

A killer or a victim? American Tourist in trouble in Anguilla

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 30, 2019 04:28 0

Anguilla Tourism is in crisis mode about an American murderer or was it self defense? Allison Muhammad from Anguilla believes: Kenny Mitchell, 27 years old, ... Read More

Comores and Mozambique in dire need of assistance after deadly Cyclone Kenneth

Comores and Mozambique in dire need of assistance after deadly Cyclone Kenneth

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 27, 2019 08:01 0

Cyclone Kenneth raged Mozambique and the Indian Ocean Island Country Comoros today. Tourists took shelter at Comores airport and Ibo Fort in Mozambique. Thousands were left ... Read More

India’s Jet Airways halts all international and domestic operations

India’s Jet Airways halts all international and domestic operations

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 15:05 0

One of India's major airlines, Jet Airways, has announced it is temporarily halting flight operations on Wednesday after the carrier failed to secure the “critical ... Read More

France remains world’s top tourist destination despite ‘Yellow Vests’ nuisance

France remains world’s top tourist destination despite ‘Yellow Vests’ nuisance

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2019 17:52 0

According to France’s national statistics institute (INSEE), the number of nights foreign tourists spent in the country’s hotels, campsites and youth hostels reached 438.2 million, ... Read More

The perplexing search for purplicious luggage and the perils of windmills

The perplexing search for purplicious luggage and the perils of windmills

Dr. Anton Anderssen - special to eTN Dr. Anton Anderssen - special to eTN- April 12, 2019 22:43 0

April is Stress Awareness Month, but it is also National Humor Month, so I thought I’d go out on a limb and talk about something ... Read More

Arab Hotel Investment Conference is back: Why it’s so amazing

Arab Hotel Investment Conference is back: Why it’s so amazing

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- April 11, 2019 03:44 0

Last year, the move of the 14th Arab Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) from Dubai Jumeirah Madinat to the neighboring Emirate Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) was ... Read More

Global Champion Awards announced by WTTC

Global Champion Awards announced by WTTC

editor editor- April 5, 2019 00:41 0

The countries and leaders who have made a difference to increase the competitiveness of the Travel & Tourism sector within their countries have been recognized ... Read More

Bartlett hosts successful community meeting with Jamaican Diaspora in the UK

Bartlett hosts successful community meeting with Jamaican Diaspora in the UK

editor editor- April 4, 2019 22:01 0

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says his recent meeting with key members of the Jamaican Diaspora in London was very successful. Speaking at a ... Read More

American Tourist Kidnapped in Uganda: African Tourism Board in action with expert Dr. Peter Tarlow

American Tourist Kidnapped in Uganda: African Tourism Board in action with expert Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019 21:14 0

Not only leopards were roaming Queen Elizabeth National Park today, but criminals who kidnapped an elderly American tourist in the park today, and put the ... Read More

IMEX America returns this September powered by imagination

IMEX America returns this September powered by imagination

editor editor- April 2, 2019 18:52 0

Hello September! Registration is now live for IMEX America taking place September 10 – 12, 2019 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center at The ... 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

 Iranians open homes to travelers stranded by floods

 Iranians open homes to travelers stranded by floods

editor editor- March 27, 2019 22:16 0

As dramatic videos of deadly floods leaving behind destroyed vehicles and other damage circulate on Iranian social media networks, ordinary Iranians are doing what they ... Read More

Strongest year-by-year growth in a decade expected

Strongest year-by-year growth in a decade expected

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019 01:10 0

The number of business trips and the cost of those trips is set to rise in 2019, according to the 14th annual International Travel Management ... Read More

Destinations need new resources to tackle the “invisible burden” of tourism

Destinations need new resources to tackle the “invisible burden” of tourism

editor editor- March 26, 2019 00:42 0

A report published today by the Travel Foundation, Cornell University’s Centre for Sustainable Global Enterprise and EplerWood International describes how destinations must uncover and account ... Read More

Bartlett welcomes Tourism Graduate School for 2020

Bartlett welcomes Tourism Graduate School for 2020

editor editor- March 22, 2019 21:05 0

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett has welcomed the establishment of a Graduate School of Tourism by 2020, which will be based at the University ... Read More

Reimagining tourism for the future

Reimagining tourism for the future

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019 17:06 0

In the last decade or so, tourism has positioned itself as a critical variable in the development planning space and the development discourse globally. Today ... Read More

How to read so much positive news on Egypt Tourism by WTTC

How to read so much positive news on Egypt Tourism by WTTC

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019 07:26 0

The WTTC Annual Summit is only weeks away and the World Travel and Tourism Council is working hard pumping out positive reports on participating countries ... Read More

Why didn’t Boeing prevent the Boeing MAX 8 Crash of Ethiopian Airlines?

Why didn’t Boeing prevent the Boeing MAX 8 Crash of Ethiopian Airlines?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2019 20:00 0

A first result is out after the black box of ET 302 was examined by French aviation experts at  France's BEA air safety agency. 157 passengers died ... Read More

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