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Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau appoints Kara Franker, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Communications

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau (GFLCVB) has announced the appointment of Kara Franker as Senior Vice President ... Read More

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

Tourism Enthusiasts Protest Possible Giveaway Of Murchison Falls For Dam Construction By Ugandan Government

Jonathan Benaiah Jonathan Benaiah- June 9, 2019

Last week on Friday, many Ugandans especially those in the tourism and conservation circles were shocked when an advert appeared ... Read More

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

Ambassador Mangu creates synergies between Rwandan and Tanzanian tourism players

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- May 28, 2019

Tanzanian ambassador to Rwanda, Ernest Mangu, is engaging tour operators from both countries to create synergies, in his latest efforts ... Read More

More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants

editor editor- May 20, 2019

by Dr. Louise de Waal President Mokgweetsi Masisi of Botswana categorically denies that his government would ever cull elephants, contradicting ... Read More

Ireland: Slowdown in growth for international arrivals from 2018 to 2022

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019

Growth rates for Ireland and international arrivals have decreased significantly with the Compound Annual Growth Rates (CAGR) nearly half the ... Read More

Safer Tourism in St.Lucia: Dr. Peter Tarlow feels a sense of sophistication

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 12, 2019

Safety in tourism is key to a successful destination. Destinations like Saint Lucia in the Caribbean know this and stakeholders ... Read More

Frankfurt Airport lays cornerstone for future Terminal 3

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

Fraport AG laid the cornerstone for Frankfurt Airport’s new Terminal 3, one of Europe’s largest privately financed infrastructure projects. Numerous ... Read More

African Tourism Board CEO declares Africa one tourist destination

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2019

The newly appointed CEO for the African Tourism Board, Ms. Doris Woerfel from Pretoria, South Africa, issued her initial welcome ... Read More

Africa’s aviation sector forecast to grow 5% per annum over next 20 years

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019

Africa’s vast aviation potential as the continent continues to increase airline frequency to the GCC will be explored at the ... Read More

SriLankan Airlines’ new plan to be like Emirates

mm Alain St.Ange- April 16, 2019

In a bid to turn the loss making airline into a profitable venture, SriLankan Airlines has come up with a ... Read More

Four Seasons Hotel Madrid welcomes new General Manager

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019

In advance of the highly anticipated opening of the first Four Seasons hotel in Spain, Christoph Schmidinger has been appointed ... Read More

Transavia France boosts French connections at Budapest Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019

Celebrating its sixth route launch in almost as many weeks, Budapest Airport has marked Transavia France’s further commitment to the ... Read More

Vietjet launches direct route between Hong Kong and Phu Quoc

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 9, 2019

Today in Hong Kong, Vietjet announced the commercial launch of a new route linking Hong Kong and Phu Quoc Island, ... Read More

The Kingdom of Eswatini Tourism Authority Teams up with African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 31, 2019

The Kingdom of Eswatini, formerly known as Swaziland joined the African Tourism Board as its latest member. The Honorable Minister ... Read More

Young elephant shot 13 times: Tourists watched in horror

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- March 27, 2019

Balule Associated Nature Reserve has justified the killing of a young elephant bull in front of tourists as an 'act ... Read More

Uganda travel and trafficking

editor editor- March 23, 2019

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

Munich Airport reports 2018 net profit of 150 million euros

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019

Munich Airport reported a successful 2018 operating year at its annual press conference in Munich today: The 3.8 percent increase ... Read More

“Plan For Our Kids” and “African Earth Lung” to launch at WTM Africa

editor editor- March 19, 2019

eTN Publisher Juergen Steinmetz talks to Professor Geoffrey Lipman Co-Founder of SUNx - STRONG Universal Network, about the development of ... Read More

New boutique hotel to open in the heart of Jerusalem in 2022

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019

Fattal Hotels has announced the plans for a new boutique hotel in the heart of Israel's capital: Alliance House. The ... Read More

Botswana hunting proposal could put its tourism industry at risk

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

Botswana’s proposals to lift its hunting ban and to introduce elephant culling has fuelled political posturing, denials, misinformation, and lobbying ... Read More

Dead on Ethiopian Airlines: Sarah Auffret of Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 12, 2019

"I believe we do our best when we enjoy what we are doing." These were the words of Sarah Auffret, a ... Read More

Jamaica’s Cruise Tourism earns J$22.6 billion

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019

Preliminary data from the Statistical Institute of Jamaica shows that cruise tourism has seen an almost 300% increase in earnings ... Read More

IATA: Cooperation key to keeping aviation secure & doubling passenger demand

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on industry and governments to work together more closely to keep aviation secure ... Read More

Botswana proposes banning hunting and trade as elephant population declines

editor editor- February 26, 2019

The results of the recent and most extensive elephant population survey of Botswana estimates the country’s population at 126,000 elephants, ... Read More

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

Jamaica Prime Minister Andrew Holness breaks ground for Closed Harbour Beach Park

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 23, 2019

Construction of the highly anticipated Closed Harbour Beach Park in Montego Bay will begin following the official groundbreaking by Prime ... Read More

Budapest Airport welcomes Shanghai Airlines

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019

Budapest Airport is delighted to announce another momentous enhancement in its route network development, with the confirmation that Shanghai Airlines, ... Read More

ParkCloud names first chair

editor editor- February 13, 2019

ParkCloud, a European airport parking company, has named its first Chairperson - Peter Hilton, former chief of Holiday Taxis. Having ... Read More

Brussels tourism goes into “geek” mode

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019

From March onwards, Brussels will be celebrating pop culture with a host of events and activities. From Comic Con Brussels ... Read More

Flying to Hawaii unsafe on a B737-800? Boeing declines to comment

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 7, 2019

Is it safe flying a Southwest Airline B737-800 aircraft from North America to Hawaii? This is a question many experts ... Read More

Routehappy launches new codeshare UPAs with 5 Star Alliance airlines

editor editor- February 4, 2019

Routehappy by ATPCO, the industry standard for airline rich content, today announced the launch of new codeshare Universal Product Attributes ... Read More

SkyWest places $422M order with Embraer

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019

Embraer and SkyWest, Inc. have signed a firm order for nine E175 jets, with deliveries expected to begin in 2019. ... Read More

Africa needs better representation in travel listings

mm Alain St.Ange- January 29, 2019

Mauritius’ Lux Belle Mare took the African honours in the latest listings of global bests when it captured third place ... Read More