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Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas to host Skål International 2019 Sustainable Tourism Awards
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Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas to host Skål International 2019 Sustainable Tourism Awards

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

In its 18th edition, a total of 56 entries from 25 countries are this year competing to win the Sustainable ... Read More

WestJet launches nonstop Calgary-Dublin service with 787 Dreamliner
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WestJet launches nonstop Calgary-Dublin service with 787 Dreamliner

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

With the departure of flight WS6, WestJet becomes the only airline operating a nonstop route between Calgary and Dublin. The ... Read More

Qatar Airways recognized for its commitment to preventing illegal endangered wildlife trade
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Qatar Airways recognized for its commitment to preventing illegal endangered wildlife trade

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

Qatar Airways is today celebrating becoming the world’s first airline to achieve a new industry standard for the prevention of ... Read More

Transplant Tourism equals murder in some countries
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Transplant Tourism equals murder in some countries

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

When the alternative is get an organ or die, it's human nature that people become desperate and become a transplant ... Read More

New partnership to focus on sustainable tourism in Europe
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New partnership to focus on sustainable tourism in Europe

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

Four leading tourism organisations and academic institutions – CELTH (the Center of Expertise Leisure, Tourism & Hospitality), ETC (the European ... 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

How Emirates is supporting and preserving biodiversity
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How Emirates is supporting and preserving biodiversity

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019

Taking its environmental responsibilities seriously and championing wildlife conservation across different corners of the planet, the Emirates Group is playing ... Read More

Tartan pride celebrated nationwide and in Hawaii, too
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Tartan pride celebrated nationwide and in Hawaii, too

editor editor- April 10, 2019

Tartan Day is a North American celebration of Scottish heritage, observed April 6, the date on which the Declaration of ... Read More

UNWTO Convenes Cities in Lisbon to Cooperate on a Sustainable and Inclusive Urban Tourism Agenda
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UNWTO Convenes Cities in Lisbon to Cooperate on a Sustainable and Inclusive Urban Tourism Agenda

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019

The first UNWTO Mayors Forum for Sustainable Urban Tourism, co-organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Ministry of Economy ... Read More

WTTC 19th Global Summit final program: Changemakers including President Obama meet in Seville
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WTTC 19th Global Summit final program: Changemakers including President Obama meet in Seville

mm Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- March 31, 2019

The World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) will be heading to Seville, Spain this week to attend the  19th Global ... 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

What is the discussion at the UNWTO / ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport?
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What is the discussion at the UNWTO / ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019

A Panel discussion is ongoing and a packed program are planned today for delegates in Sai Island, Cabo Verde attending ... Read More

Peace through tourism Korea in the making: $175,562
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Peace through tourism Korea in the making: $175,562

editor editor- March 13, 2019

Seoul’s state-run Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) plans to investigate the potential for cross-border inter-Korean tourism, according to a document seen ... Read More

How Qatar Airways Tackles Global Wildlife Crime
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How Qatar Airways Tackles Global Wildlife Crime

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019

Qatar Airways has launched an industry-leading training programme focused on preventing illegal wildlife trafficking. The bespoke e-learning package, developed by ... Read More

Shocking statement by Southwest Airlines Pilots Association: A to B safely or not at all
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Shocking statement by Southwest Airlines Pilots Association: A to B safely or not at all

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019

Today, Captain Jon Weaks, president of the Southwest Airlines Pilots Association, issued a communication to the nearly 10,000 pilots represented by ... Read More

European Parliament and Commission urged to move towards integrated European tourism policy
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European Parliament and Commission urged to move towards integrated European tourism policy

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019

The European Tourism Manifesto for Growth and Jobs and the World Travel & Tourism Council have today declared the urgent ... Read More

Maintenance Emergency: How safe is it to fly on Southwest Airlines?
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Maintenance Emergency: How safe is it to fly on Southwest Airlines?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 17, 2019

I've seen people walked off the job, held on suspension for a month or more because they've reported problems that ... Read More

Trump declares national emergency to circumvent Congress, get money for his pet project
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Trump declares national emergency to circumvent Congress, get money for his pet project

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019

In an attempt to build his long-promised 'border wall' without congressional approval, President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency. ... Read More

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?
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Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019

The European Union yesterday renewed sanctions against Zimbabwe after condemning the chaotic situation of human right abuses in that Southern ... Read More

“Doha Declaration” calls for review of existing aviation regulatory framework
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“Doha Declaration” calls for review of existing aviation regulatory framework

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, has welcomed the publication of the “Doha Declaration”, a ... Read More

Pope Francis in UAE: Making the world a better place
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Pope Francis in UAE: Making the world a better place

mm Alain St.Ange- February 11, 2019

Pope Francis landed in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates last Sunday night as the first pontiff to visit ... Read More

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Jamaica takes the lead on Global Tourism Resilience Management

editor editor- February 8, 2019

Resilience is everybody’s business. All policymakers in the Caribbean must be concerned about the resilience of their national sectors amid ... Read More

IATA’s chief speaks at CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha
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IATA’s chief speaks at CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019

Alexandre de Juniac, IATA’s Director General and CEO addressed the CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha, Qatar today: ... Read More

Uganda officials bust major ivory and pangolin scales smuggling racket
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Uganda officials bust major ivory and pangolin scales smuggling racket

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019

Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has started reaping the results from the introduction of Non-intrusive Cargo Inspection (NII) scanning technology that ... Read More

EU on Brexit: Time is very tight, we need UK’s decisions on the direction of travel
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EU on Brexit: Time is very tight, we need UK’s decisions on the direction of travel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2019

The European Union would like clarity from Britain on how it sees post-Brexit trade relations if they are to move ... Read More

World Travel and Tourism Council announces 2019 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards finalists
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World Travel and Tourism Council announces 2019 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards finalists

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) is delighted to announce the 15 finalists for its 2019 Tourism for Tomorrow ... Read More

Italy to the Vatican: Politics cannot leave room for Nationalisms and Wars
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Italy to the Vatican: Politics cannot leave room for Nationalisms and Wars

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- January 1, 2019

The President of the Italian Republic Mattarella has a New Year's message and a message for the World Day of ... Read More

UNWTO/UNESCO Conference: Cultural tourism sustains communities and living heritage
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UNWTO/UNESCO Conference: Cultural tourism sustains communities and living heritage

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 5, 2018

The third cultural tourism conference (3-5 December) organized jointly between the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the United Nations Educational, ... Read More

Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?
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Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 2, 2018

Foreign tourist should leave Zimbabwe. After a violent crackdown Tuesday night, a scary calm is returning to portions of Zimbabwe ... Read More

Happy 4th of July but not so happy in Guam, where America starts the day
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Happy 4th of July but not so happy in Guam, where America starts the day

editor editor- July 4, 2013

There are 180,000 proud Americans currently celebrating US Independence Day in Guam, USA. Read More

UN welcomes G20 decision aimed at boosting food security
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UN welcomes G20 decision aimed at boosting food security

editor editor- June 24, 2011

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed today’s declaration adopted by the Group of 20 (G20) as a message ... Read More

UNWTO: Mayors Forum goes further down the Silk Road
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UNWTO: Mayors Forum goes further down the Silk Road

editor editor- May 25, 2010

SHIRAZ, Iran - Hosted by the Municipality of Shiraz and the Iran Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts, and Tourism Organization, the 5th ... Read More

Mexico border patrol levies hefty fines for undeclared medication
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Mexico border patrol levies hefty fines for undeclared medication

editor editor- April 27, 2010

US Customs and Border Protection officers working pedestrian operations at the Andrade port of entry had a busy weekend intercepting ... Read More

“Forvik owes no allegiance to any United Kingdom government and is not bound by any of its statutes”
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“Forvik owes no allegiance to any United Kingdom government and is not bound by any of its statutes”

editor editor- June 23, 2008

LONDON - The owner of a tiny island in off Scotland declared its independence from the United Kingdom on Saturday, ... Read More