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Bird shared electric scooter program launches in Chicago
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Bird shared electric scooter program launches in Chicago

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019

Today, June 15, 2019, Bird's shared electric scooter fleet lands on the streets of Chicago as part of the city-run ... Read More

Kimpton Glover Park Hotel appoints new senior catering sales manager
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Kimpton Glover Park Hotel appoints new senior catering sales manager

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019

Kimpton Glover Park Hotel announced the appointment of Renee Rothschild to the executive team as senior catering sales manager. Since ... Read More

Switzerland interrupted: Hundreds of thousands of Swiss women go on nationwide strike
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Switzerland interrupted: Hundreds of thousands of Swiss women go on nationwide strike

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

Women in Switzerland walked off the job on Friday, staging demonstrations to demand fairer pay, more equality, and an end ... Read More

Embraer takes to the Paris Air Show the multi-mission Airlift KC-390
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Embraer takes to the Paris Air Show the multi-mission Airlift KC-390

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Embraer will take to the 53rd edition of Paris Air Show International, in France, the first KC-390 multi-mission airlift configured ... Read More

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam
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Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019

In an advertisement in “The New Vision” daily by the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) on June 7, a notice of ... Read More

Venice says no to big cruise ships
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Venice says no to big cruise ships

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 11, 2019

A giant cruise ship passed through the San Marco Basin, in Venice, interrupting the start of the Vogalonga, a non-competitive ... Read More

United Airlines: Most eco-friendly commercial flight
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United Airlines: Most eco-friendly commercial flight

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

United Airlines made history today – World Environment Day – with the departure of the Flight for the Planet, the ... Read More

FestPac 2020: Arts and Culture never shown in Hawaii with Guam taking a key role
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FestPac 2020: Arts and Culture never shown in Hawaii with Guam taking a key role

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019

Many tourists visiting Hawaii from June 10-21 do not know, that the biggest arts and the cultureal festival is hosted ... Read More

Is Zimbabwe planning to kidnap former Tourism Minister Mzembi in South Africa?
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Is Zimbabwe planning to kidnap former Tourism Minister Mzembi in South Africa?

George Taylor George Taylor- May 17, 2019

Travel and Tourism in Zimbabwe are on a path of urgently needed recovery, and the country is considered by most ... Read More

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

ATM to launch inaugural M.E. edition of Travel Forward in 2020
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ATM to launch inaugural M.E. edition of Travel Forward in 2020

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019

Travel, tourism and hospitality professionals from around the world will have an opportunity to explore the next generation of industry ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2019

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

At least three people die jumping from Bangkok skyscraper to escape hotel fire
Travel Safety & Emergencies

At least three people die jumping from Bangkok skyscraper to escape hotel fire

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

A 57-floor hotel and shopping building has gone up in flames in Bangkok, Thailand. At least three people have died ... Read More

NY Visit: Creative approaches to traditional spaces
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NY Visit: Creative approaches to traditional spaces

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- March 30, 2019

Architectural Digest Home Design Show Delivers 40,000 people (approximately) attended the AD Home Design Show earlier this month. Architects, interior ... Read More

US Advisory for Democratic Republic of Congo: Reconsider travel
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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

For three days, Madrid was the capital of global air traffic management
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For three days, Madrid was the capital of global air traffic management

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019

The seventh annual World ATM Congress, held at Feria de Madrid, concluded on Thursday, 14 March. The world's largest air ... Read More

2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city
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2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

Trade tensions and populist undercurrents continue to dominate the global economic climate. Combined with the threat of stringent and inconsistent ... Read More

Blue Mountain Coffee for Jamaica’s Cruise Visitors
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Blue Mountain Coffee for Jamaica’s Cruise Visitors

editor editor- March 4, 2019

All cruise passengers disembarking at Jamaica’s main ports will soon be treated to a cup of Jamaica’s world famous Blue ... Read More

BauhausLand celebrates International Women’s Day
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BauhausLand celebrates International Women’s Day

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 2, 2019

When an exhibition by Bauhaus artist Anni Albers opened in London recently, art critics gave the show five stars. Albers’ ... Read More

Tourism Ministry to host Festival Marketplace of the Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Festival
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Tourism Ministry to host Festival Marketplace of the Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Festival

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019

In keeping with its objective to foster strategic growth of culinary tourism as a product niche for Jamaica, the Gastronomy ... Read More

Portugal, Sweden, and Canada most LGBT-friendly travel countries
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Portugal, Sweden, and Canada most LGBT-friendly travel countries

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019

Thanks to legal improvements for trans- and intersex persons as well as anti-hate crime initiatives, Portugal for the first time ... Read More

US Travel Advisory ups warning level for travel to Turkey
Travel Safety & Emergencies

US Travel Advisory ups warning level for travel to Turkey

editor editor- February 16, 2019

The U.S. Travel Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs, today issued a "Level 3: Reconsider Travel" advisory for Turkey ... 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

Flights canceled, trains stopped, bus services halted – strike chaos paralyzes Belgium
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Flights canceled, trains stopped, bus services halted – strike chaos paralyzes Belgium

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019

Unions' general strike over wages and working conditions has brought Belgium to a screeching halt, causing complete chaos in airports, ... Read More

Mass demonstration and chaos at U.S. airports in case of a government shutdown
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Mass demonstration and chaos at U.S. airports in case of a government shutdown

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 12, 2019

"To all Americans: if there is anything this shutdown has taught us, it should be that labor rights matter. We ... Read More

Airbus readies massive presence at Aero India
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Airbus readies massive presence at Aero India

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019

From flying and static displays of its best-in-class products to showcasing its cutting-edge aerospace services, Airbus has planned one of ... Read More

Massive nation-wide transportation strike will paralyze Belgium next week
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Massive nation-wide transportation strike will paralyze Belgium next week

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019

Belgium's Christian, socialist and liberal trade unions have called for a nation-wide general strike on Wednesday, February 13, over wage ... Read More

Minister Bartlett: Jamaica Rum Festival bolsters gastronomy tourism product
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Minister Bartlett: Jamaica Rum Festival bolsters gastronomy tourism product

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says the Jamaica Rum Festival will broaden the country’s market by adding value to the ... Read More

Hotel history: The Grand on Mackinac Island still thriving after 132 years
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Hotel history: The Grand on Mackinac Island still thriving after 132 years

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- February 2, 2019

The "Grand" as it is called on the island, is a historic coastal resort with a spectacular 660-foot long, three-story ... Read More

‘Do not travel’: US State Department ups Venezuela travel warning to Level 4
Travel Safety & Emergencies

‘Do not travel’: US State Department ups Venezuela travel warning to Level 4

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2019

The United States Department of State has raised its Venezuela travel advisory warning for US citizens to “do not travel,” ... Read More

Caribbean Week returns to New York with unmistakable flair, sound and cuisine
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Caribbean Week returns to New York with unmistakable flair, sound and cuisine

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019

In celebration of the region’s distinct characteristics, diverse backgrounds and standout cultural traditions, Caribbean Week New York’s electrifying activities will ... Read More

FITUR beats the record for participation in its most international edition yet
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FITUR beats the record for participation in its most international edition yet

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019

From 23 to 27 January, Madrid will once again become the focus of attention for the international tourism community with ... Read More

Use tourism to build sustainable coffee sector says Jamaica Minister
Culinary Travel News

Use tourism to build sustainable coffee sector says Jamaica Minister

editor editor- January 15, 2019

Coffee has the potential to become a commodity that can change communities through linkages with tourism says Jamaica Tourism Minister. Read More

Paris is a tourism destination to avoid this weekend after powerful blast
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Paris is a tourism destination to avoid this weekend after powerful blast

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2019

Businesses have boarded up their windows ahead of another planned demonstration in Paris. Multiple people have been injured following the ... Read More

Increased caution due to terrorism: US issues Travel Advisory for Tunisia
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Increased caution due to terrorism: US issues Travel Advisory for Tunisia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019

US Department of State issued Level 2 Travel Advisory (Exercise Increased Caution) for Tunisia. The warning was issued due to ... Read More

US Travel Advisory issued against Indonesia targeting Central Sulawesi
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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

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