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Pope Francesco Bergoglio addresses climate emergency
Responsible Tourism News

Pope Francesco Bergoglio addresses climate emergency

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 15, 2019

At the Casina Pio IV, the Pontiff Pope Francesco Bergoglio met with participants of the meeting promoted by the Department ... Read More

Dead whale highlights major faults with octopus fishing industry in False Bay
Responsible Tourism News

Dead whale highlights major faults with octopus fishing industry in False Bay

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Another dead 12-metre Bryde’s whale was found in False Bay near Cape Town last week after becoming entangled in octopus ... Read More

‘Super Power’ artwork on display at Heathrow Airport
Airline News

‘Super Power’ artwork on display at Heathrow Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

A canopy of brightly coloured umbrellas has appeared at Heathrow as part of an initiative to raise awareness of neuro-developmental ... Read More

European Union sends millions to Uganda and South Sudan to fight Ebola while tourism remains safe
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European Union sends millions to Uganda and South Sudan to fight Ebola while tourism remains safe

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, and the Democratic Republic are on high alert and are dealing with a developing crisis. Uganda ... Read More

U.S. DOT launches Port Infrastructure Development Program
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U.S. DOT launches Port Infrastructure Development Program

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to apply for $292.7 million in ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities
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Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities

Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka- June 11, 2019

The Rapid Response Team by Safertourism reached out to Sri Lanka tourism authorities including the minister of tourism and industry ... Read More

Seychelles trade partners up-to-date with new European regulations
Travel Associations News

Seychelles trade partners up-to-date with new European regulations

editor editor- June 11, 2019

Mr. Julian Grupp, CEO of Seyvillas, facilitated the workshop, which aim at keeping the tourism professional abreast of the new ... Read More

Baltimore/Washington International Airport orders 20 new shuttle buses
Transportation News

Baltimore/Washington International Airport orders 20 new shuttle buses

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

Maryland Department of Transportation has issued a new order of 15 forty-foot and five sixty-foot Xcelsior clean diesel heavy-duty transit ... Read More

Russian Convention Bureau participated in St. Petersburg International Economic Forum
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Russian Convention Bureau participated in St. Petersburg International Economic Forum

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

The key theme of RCB's participation at SPIEF'2109, presented in various formats was "Politics and Business: Effective Interaction for Development ... Read More

New dual-branded hotel opens in Atlanta
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New dual-branded hotel opens in Atlanta

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019

The groundbreaking opening of the Courtyard by Marriott & Element by Westin in Midtown Atlanta is announced. Expected to open ... Read More

Helicopter crashes into midtown Manhattan building, one person killed
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Helicopter crashes into midtown Manhattan building, one person killed

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

The helicopter crash-landed onto the roof of a midtown Manhattan 54-story office building on New York's 7th avenue, north of ... Read More

2019 Paris Air Show: Boeing to showcase innovation
Airline News

2019 Paris Air Show: Boeing to showcase innovation

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 10, 2019

Boeing will showcase its broad range of commercial and defense products, services and technologies at the 2019 Paris Air Show, ... Read More

Canada’s Wabusk Air banned from providing commercial air services
Airline News

Canada’s Wabusk Air banned from providing commercial air services

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

Transport Canada cancelled Wabusk Air’s Air Operator Certificate, which prohibits the company from providing commercial air services. Transport Canada took ... Read More

IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards announced winners
Airport news

IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards announced winners

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 10, 2019

Nominations for the awards were adjudicated by a panel of four judges: Angela Gittens, Director General, Airports Council International; Gloria ... Read More

Kalamazoo-Battle Creek International Airport in Michigan to close
Airline News

Kalamazoo-Battle Creek International Airport in Michigan to close

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 9, 2019

The Kalamazoo Battle Creek International Airport will close to airline traffic from June 10 until June 26  this year due ... Read More

Re-defining “undocumented”: TSA allows illegal immigrants board flights without any ID
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Re-defining “undocumented”: TSA allows illegal immigrants board flights without any ID

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

US Transportation Security Administration has brought a new meaning to the term "undocumented" by permitting illegal aliens to fly domestically, ... Read More

Heathrow Airport invests £50 million in new CT security equipment
Airline News

Heathrow Airport invests £50 million in new CT security equipment

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Heathrow has announced the rollout of new computed tomography (CT) security equipment throughout the airport over the next few years. ... Read More

Fiji and Dominican Republic:  Healthy American Tourists die in resort hotels
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Fiji and Dominican Republic: Healthy American Tourists die in resort hotels

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 6, 2019

Add Fiji to the list of now two countries where four healthy American visitors died within a week on mysterious ... Read More

Trump’s regime rolls out new Cuba travel restrictions , bans educational, cultural trips
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Trump’s regime rolls out new Cuba travel restrictions , bans educational, cultural trips

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

US Government announced new extensive restrictions on travel to Cuba by United States citizens, effectively banning most of educational and ... Read More

Bipartisan Legislation to boost Tourism to the United States
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Bipartisan Legislation to boost Tourism to the United States

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 5, 2019

Explore America Act, legislation that supports the expansion of cultural heritage tourism by strengthening the Preserve America Grant Program was ... Read More

$840 million in DOT infrastructure grants to 381 US airports announced
Airline News

$840 million in DOT infrastructure grants to 381 US airports announced

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $840 million ... Read More

FAA breaks ground for new Air Traffic Control Tower at Piedmont Triad International Airport
Airline News

FAA breaks ground for new Air Traffic Control Tower at Piedmont Triad International Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) held a groundbreaking ceremony today for a new Air Traffic Control ... Read More

American tourists found dead in Dominican Republic hotel
Travel Safety & Emergencies

American tourists found dead in Dominican Republic hotel

editor editor- June 5, 2019

An American couple from Prince George’s County in Maryland vacationing in the Dominican Republic were found dead in their hotel ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there
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U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there

editor editor- June 5, 2019

Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association President and CEO was the first to speak at the U.S. Travel Association’s IPW Press ... Read More

Travel to Cuba becoming more difficult: Center for Responsible Travel responds
International Visitor News

Travel to Cuba becoming more difficult: Center for Responsible Travel responds

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced new restrictions on U.S. travel to ... Read More

Chinese travelers ‘harassed’: Beijing issues US travel warning
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Chinese travelers ‘harassed’: Beijing issues US travel warning

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

China has issued a travel warning to its citizens traveling to the US, citing reports that trade war tensions have ... Read More

DFW Airport congratulate American Airlines and Qantas on approval of joint business agreement
Airline News

DFW Airport congratulate American Airlines and Qantas on approval of joint business agreement

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport looks forward to the strengthened ties between American Airlines and Qantas now that their ... Read More

American Airlines adds second weekly service from Miami to St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Airline News

American Airlines adds second weekly service from Miami to St. Vincent and the Grenadines

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

American Airlines (AA) will be adding a second weekly service from the Miami International Airport (MIA) to the Argyle International ... Read More

Is Boeing bribing U.S.House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation members? Follow the money
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Is Boeing bribing U.S.House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation members? Follow the money

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2019

Is Boeing bribing Members of the United States House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation with millions of dollars? Unfortunately, under U.S. ... Read More

‘Extreme vetting’: US visa applicants now required to submit their social media history
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‘Extreme vetting’: US visa applicants now required to submit their social media history

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 1, 2019

The United States Department of State has begun requiring temporary visitors and those seeking permanent residence to submit five years’ ... Read More

Laos capital welcomes China Tourism and Culture Week
Cultural Travel News

Laos capital welcomes China Tourism and Culture Week

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 1, 2019

The China Tourism and Culture Week, one of the important activities of the Visit Laos-China Year 2019, was inaugurated in ... Read More

American tourists found dead in Dominican Republic hotel
Travel Safety & Emergencies

American tourists found dead in Dominican Republic hotel

editor editor- May 31, 2019

An American couple from Prince George’s County in Maryland vacationing in the Dominican Republic were found dead in their hotel ... Read More

Global Rescue joins African Tourism Board with a simple mission
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Global Rescue joins African Tourism Board with a simple mission

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2019

Global Rescue joined the African Tourism Board showing emphasis on their medical, security, evacuation, travel risk and crisis management services ... Read More

Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way
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Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way

editor editor- May 30, 2019

U.S. Travel advisories against Kenya should be increased. This is the demand by leaders of the LGBT Community to the ... Read More

Seven tourists drown as Danube sightseeing boat collides with another ship, sinks in Budapest
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Seven tourists drown as Danube sightseeing boat collides with another ship, sinks in Budapest

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

A tourist boat with dozens of people on board has collided with another vessel and capsized on the Danube River ... Read More

Carlson Wagonlit Travel CEO: Vigilance needed to tackle human trafficking
Human Rights News

Carlson Wagonlit Travel CEO: Vigilance needed to tackle human trafficking

editor editor- May 28, 2019

As summer unofficially begins, so will travel across the world. Also on the rise will be human trafficking, a global ... Read More