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China – Tajikistan Tourism: Presidents agreed to improve cooperation

China – Tajikistan Tourism: Presidents agreed to improve cooperation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 16, 2019 02:59 0

Tourism was on the agenda, when Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon and Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks Saturday, agreeing to further deepen the two countries' ... Read More

IATA sets trends for Global Aviation on Environment, Slots, Baggage Tracking, One ID and Disabled Passengers

IATA sets trends for Global Aviation on Environment, Slots, Baggage Tracking, One ID and Disabled Passengers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019 03:55 0

IATA's 75th Annual General Meeting in Seoul, South Korea passed five important resolutions setting the trend in the global aviation industry The International Air Transport ... Read More

Homosexuality is a sin: South Korea’s Gay Pride Festival

Homosexuality is a sin: South Korea’s Gay Pride Festival

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2019 22:01 0

Thousands of members of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community from Korea mixed with tourists from around Asia and beyond were hitting the streets ... Read More

Russian space tourism company to test-fly returnable capsule with dummy on board

Russian space tourism company to test-fly returnable capsule with dummy on board

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 23:55 0

Russia’s CosmoCourse private space tourism company will send from one to six dummies for the first autonomous flight of a returnable capsule and equip it ... Read More

Chinese border officials to start checking content of tourists’ smartphones

Chinese border officials to start checking content of tourists’ smartphones

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 01:05 0

Russian Consulate General in Guangzhou warned Russian tourists about tightening control when entering China. Travelers may be asked to show the content of their smartphones. ... Read More

Gains of LGBTQ rights in some Middle East and North Africa nations may be a game-changer

Gains of LGBTQ rights in some Middle East and North Africa nations may be a game-changer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019 17:05 0

Progress in recognizing the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people at the United Nations in New York and in Geneva may ... Read More

Organizing the rape of children: A lucrative tourism business for former Israeli soldier

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019 06:25 0

Tourists travel to Colombia often loo0king for drugs and to rape children. This is a  very dark side of tourism. Sexual exploitation and trafficking of ... Read More

US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral

US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019 08:08 0

Today the U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Baghdad ordered a partial evacuation of their American staff.  In the meantime, the travel warning for Americans wanting ... Read More

Etihad Airways adopts new Boeing Toolbox Mobile Library

Etihad Airways adopts new Boeing Toolbox Mobile Library

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 15:31 0

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has introduced Boeing’s Toolbox Mobile Library, an iPad mobile application, to enable its Technical Operations ... 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

TSA: New airport security scanner poses “privacy risks” to passengers

TSA: New airport security scanner poses “privacy risks” to passengers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 23:07 0

US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is demanding modifications of a new airport security system because it poses “privacy risks” to passengers by showing too much ... Read More

Russia to use Fan-IDs (again) as visas for 2020 UEFA Euro Cup visitors

Russia to use Fan-IDs (again) as visas for 2020 UEFA Euro Cup visitors

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 01:40 0

Upper house of the Russian parliament, the Federation Council, have passed on Monday a bill allowing foreign tourists with Fan-IDs to travel to Russia without ... Read More

WikiLeaks founder Assange arrested in London after Ecuador axes asylum deal

WikiLeaks founder Assange arrested in London after Ecuador axes asylum deal

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 14:00 0

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been dragged out of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London where he has spent the last seven years. That's after Ecuador's ... Read More

Hotel History: Asian American Hotel Owners Association 

Hotel History: Asian American Hotel Owners Association 

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- April 6, 2019 20:45 0

The Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) is a trade association that represents hotel owners. As of 2018, AAHOA has approximately 18,000 members who incredibly ... Read More

WTTC Summit Opened in Seville: Spain’s president says not to build walls

WTTC Summit Opened in Seville: Spain’s president says not to build walls

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019 08:48 2

This morning the World Travel and Tourism Council Summit 2019 opened in Seville, Spain. A line up of top tourism leaders in the private industry together ... Read More

Xtra Aerospace in Florida also responsible for Boeing 737 Max crash?

Xtra Aerospace in Florida also responsible for Boeing 737 Max crash?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019 04:59 0

Our purpose is to ensure each flight is safe and cost-effective every day. This is the message on the Xtra Aerospace website. The Xtra Aerospace ... Read More

Air Partner appoints Ed Warner as non-executive Chair

Air Partner appoints Ed Warner as non-executive Chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019 06:01 0

Ed Warner has been appointed as Non-Executive Chair of the Air Partners as of April 1, 2019. Ed will also chair the Nomination Committee and join ... Read More

New Delhi welcomes new Qatar Visa Center

New Delhi welcomes new Qatar Visa Center

editor editor- March 27, 2019 23:33 0

At the new Qatar Visa Center in New Delhi, India, work visa applicants for the State of Qatar will be able to sign on work ... Read More

Czech Memorial Scrolls survived the Holocaust and travel to New York City

Czech Memorial Scrolls survived the Holocaust and travel to New York City

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- March 23, 2019 19:11 0

The fact that a few of the 1,564 Czech Memorial Scrolls were all in one place at the same time, was almost a miracle. It ... Read More

Uganda travel and trafficking

Uganda travel and trafficking

editor editor- March 23, 2019 19:00 0

Sub-Saharan Africa has enormous tourism potential: leopards lounging in acacia trees, elephant herds drifting across vast savannah plains, gorillas and chimps rioting in deep forests, ... Read More

US Advisory for Democratic Republic of Congo: Reconsider travel

US Advisory for Democratic Republic of Congo: Reconsider travel

editor editor- March 22, 2019 23:41 0

The US Department of State has issued a travel advisory for the Democratic Republic of Congo advising that travel be reconsidered due to crime and civil ... Read More

Airline passengers pleased about automated passport control

Airline passengers pleased about automated passport control

editor editor- February 27, 2019 00:04 0

Airline passengers are using automated technology for passport checks at double the rate recorded in 2017 and are more satisfied when doing so. In 2018, ... Read More

Boeing and Embraer partnership now approved

Boeing and Embraer partnership now approved

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019 14:05 0

The proposed strategic partnership between Boeing and Embraer was approved today by Embraer's shareholders during an Extraordinary General Shareholders' Meeting held at the company's headquarters ... Read More

FAA investigating Southwest Airlines safety in how it calculates weight

FAA investigating Southwest Airlines safety in how it calculates weight

editor editor- February 20, 2019 19:15 0

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) documents show that Southwest Airlines has made frequent mistakes in calculations and luggage-loading practices that could cause errors when pilots compute ... Read More

Tanzania jails Chinese national for ivory trafficking

Tanzania jails Chinese national for ivory trafficking

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 20:20 0

Tanzanian Resident Magistrate sentenced a Chinese national to 15 years in prison today for trafficking of elephant tusks, which prosecutors claimed to have been chopped ... Read More

Maldives former president Gayoom arrested for tourism related crime

Maldives former president Gayoom arrested for tourism related crime

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 19, 2019 05:49 0

Maldives investigators found $1 million in former president Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom bank account allegedly linked to a deal to lease public islands for tourism development in ... Read More

Iran puts its oldest charter airline on the block

Iran puts its oldest charter airline on the block

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 9, 2019 18:17 0

Iran announced that it will auction its the oldest charter airline company. Ahvaz-based Karun Airlines will be offered for public bidding in late February. Karun ... Read More

A clear and present danger to American Airlines customers

A clear and present danger to American Airlines customers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 7, 2019 21:47 0

Getting on an American Airlines flight may not be the same for some passengers after reading a Letter by Doug Parker, CEO of American Airlines. ... Read More

Traveling to Hawaii? How LGBTQ friendly is the Aloha State?

Traveling to Hawaii? How LGBTQ friendly is the Aloha State?

editor editor- January 31, 2019 22:36 0

Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation and the Equality Federation Institute released their 5th annual State Equality Index (SEI), a comprehensive report detailing statewide ... Read More

Russia announces new supersonic passenger plane project

Russia announces new supersonic passenger plane project

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 31, 2019 15:25 0

Russian Ministry of Industry announced that Russia's United Aviation Corporation (UAC) will develop a new supersonic passenger jet starting in 2022. The last Russian supersonic ... Read More

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