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Seychelles Domestic terminal opens newly-completed drop-off

Seychelles Domestic terminal opens newly-completed drop-off

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- May 15, 2019 21:51 0

After a virtually totally-rebuilt Domestic Terminal at Seychelles International Airport, the facility has removed the work barricades and the new terminal is now open and ... Read More

Uber’s new ‘Quiet Mode’ service protects passengers from talkative drivers

Uber’s new ‘Quiet Mode’ service protects passengers from talkative drivers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 18:30 0

Premium units of US ride-hailing company Uber are now offering a new service that allows their high-end clientele to ask for minimal conversation during the ... Read More

Would you travel nude or naked?

Would you travel nude or naked?

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- May 11, 2019 20:04 2

Face Forward. Please! Traveling sucks the moisture out of our skin! We may start the journey looking terrific and deplane looking a total wreck because ... Read More

European Tourism: Positive start to 2019, but challenges lie ahead

European Tourism: Positive start to 2019, but challenges lie ahead

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019 22:11 0

According to the European Travel Commission's latest quarterly report, "European Tourism - Trends & Prospects 2019", Europe kicked off 2019 on a positive note following ... Read More

First women-only taxi service launched in Russia’s Chechnya

First women-only taxi service launched in Russia’s Chechnya

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 02:20 0

Russia’s mostly-Muslim Chechnya launched first women-only taxi service in its capital city of Grozny. The Mekhkari taxi service is supposed to become an alternative for ... Read More

Can you take an iconic road trip in an electric vehicle?

Can you take an iconic road trip in an electric vehicle?

editor editor- May 7, 2019 21:56 0

Electric vehicles (EVs). They need recharging just like a fossil-fuel car needs to stop in at a gas pump. But how easy (or difficult) is ... Read More

Saudi tourism sector worth over $70 billion in 2019

Saudi tourism sector worth over $70 billion in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 13:30 0

Saudi Arabia’s travel and tourism sector is expected to contribute $70.9 billion (SAR 263.1 billion) in total to the country’s GDP in 2019, according to ... Read More

Gleam of hope for tourism

Gleam of hope for tourism

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- April 9, 2019 23:05 0

On March 27, all roads led to Mombasa, Kenya, for a joint business meeting organized by Uganda and Kenya and the two Presidents of both ... Read More

Marriott has a 2020 vision when it comes to expansion in Asia

Marriott has a 2020 vision when it comes to expansion in Asia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 14:54 0

From the 15th Hotel Investment Conference - South Asia, Marriott International  today announced its continued expansion plans in Asia-Pacific with its 2020 vision -- an aggressive target to have 1000 ... Read More

LHR: New Royal Family members mean new London Heathrow Terminal Names

LHR: New Royal Family members mean new London Heathrow Terminal Names

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019 06:29 0

London Heathrow Airport is set to rename its four terminals as the airport prepares for the arrival of the new royal baby, expected sometime in ... Read More

26 killed, dozens injured in China tour bus disaster

26 killed, dozens injured in China tour bus disaster

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 23, 2019 01:14 0

According to Hunan provincial officials and local police, 26 people were killed and 28 injured after a tour bus caught fire on a highway in ... Read More

Things first-time travelers to Jordan should know

Things first-time travelers to Jordan should know

editor editor- March 19, 2019 20:14 3

Award-winning Canadian novelist, Colin McAdam, once said, “The best advice I heard before going to Jordan was ‘don’t read anything about it’.” It is indeed ... Read More

Tourism teacher holds Spirit of Hospitality workshop in Cambodian Jungle

Tourism teacher holds Spirit of Hospitality workshop in Cambodian Jungle

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 17:13 0

A leading Bangkok university delivered a series of hospitality skill building workshops to local tourism service providers in the ecotourism front line at Botum Sakor ... Read More

Tsuen Wan Line  Derailed: MTR train in HongKong

Tsuen Wan Line Derailed: MTR train in HongKong

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019 05:41 0

Luckily it was only a trial injuring a driver. It could have been worse with thousands of people using MTR trains in Hong Kong. Today, Monday ... Read More

John Q. Hammons: Master hotel developer and builder

John Q. Hammons: Master hotel developer and builder

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- March 16, 2019 18:25 0

One of the great hoteliers/developers of our time, John Q. Hammons developed 200 hotel properties in 40 states. But mere statistics hide the essence of ... Read More

Visiting Mauritius: What is the best way to rent a car in Mauritius?

Visiting Mauritius: What is the best way to rent a car in Mauritius?

editor editor- March 14, 2019 04:14 2

Mauritius, an island nation in the Indian Ocean, welcomes visitors with its exotic beaches and fine hotels. It is a great destination for holidays and ... Read More

Iran Tourism: What about hitchhiking as a woman?

Iran Tourism: What about hitchhiking as a woman?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 15:32 0

There is no war in Iran, the country is generally safe, and the living standards are comparable to those of Europe. The architecture is gorgeous, ... Read More

The new Hawaii of Africa

The new Hawaii of Africa

editor editor- March 6, 2019 23:10 0

It’s not in the Pacific Ocean. It’s in the Atlantic Ocean. It is called Sierra Leone. With 212 miles (360 kilometers) of North Atlantic Ocean ... Read More

European Commission: Critical flaws in airline employment practices

European Commission: Critical flaws in airline employment practices

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019 15:34 0

A long-awaited wake-up call to EU Member States and an Expert Group are the two essential elements of the EU Commission’s new plan to prevent ... Read More

ATM: UAE set to welcome 8.92 million visitors from top five source markets by 2023,

ATM: UAE set to welcome 8.92 million visitors from top five source markets by 2023,

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 13:04 0

Expo 2020 and its legacy, District 2020, are expected to have a positive long-term influence on the growth of inbound arrivals to the UAE from ... Read More

Quirkiest airport and hotel car parks around the world: Meet the Cheesegrater!

Quirkiest airport and hotel car parks around the world: Meet the Cheesegrater!

editor editor- February 26, 2019 23:04 0

For those who appreciate architectural wonders that transform the ordinary into something rather extraordinary, the award-winning airport parking operator and retailer Airport Parking & Hotels ... Read More

Can you be a student and a full-time traveller?

Can you be a student and a full-time traveller?

editor editor- February 26, 2019 17:30 0

It would be worthwhile to clarify that life in travel is not a goal that is mandatory for all. In other words, if you do ... Read More

National Limousine Association releases Passenger Bill of Rights

National Limousine Association releases Passenger Bill of Rights

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019 14:09 0

The non-profit National Limousine Association (NLA), responsible for and dedicated to representing the interests of the private driver transportation industry, today published revisions to the ... Read More

Buddhist World Peace Center Opens in USA

Buddhist World Peace Center Opens in USA

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 17, 2019 21:05 0

The Fernwood Hotel and Conference Center in Pennsylvania, USA has been transformed into a Buddhist ‘World Peace Center’. The new owners want this to be a place the ... Read More

European Travel Commission: European tourism prepares for 2019 uncertainties

European Travel Commission: European tourism prepares for 2019 uncertainties

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019 20:25 0

According to the European Travel Commission's latest report "European Tourism -Trends & Prospects 2018", Europe remains the most visited region in the world, with a ... Read More

IATA: Air freight demand ends year up 3.5%

IATA: Air freight demand ends year up 3.5%

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 17:12 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released full-year 2018 data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight ton kilometers (FTKs) grew ... Read More

The hidden costs of ‘kiss & fly’ drop-off lanes at UK airports

The hidden costs of ‘kiss & fly’ drop-off lanes at UK airports

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 16:20 0

With many consumers intent on becoming more eco-conscious in 2019, UK travelers may not appreciate the environmental damage and negative consequences of their ‘kiss and ... Read More

Which brands rank high in travel loyalty?

Which brands rank high in travel loyalty?

editor editor- February 5, 2019 23:52 0

Consumer expectations increase annually on average by 25%. Which airlines, hotels, car rental companies, and credit card companies rank high on the loyalty scale? "Trust ... Read More

Dominica: Strong 4th quarter performance signals tourism recovery

Dominica: Strong 4th quarter performance signals tourism recovery

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019 18:25 0

The months of October to December 2018 produced arrivals of 22,178 from all source markets to Dominica, representing 35.3 % of total stay-over arrivals for ... Read More

Frankfurt Airport introduces new “eParking” product

Frankfurt Airport introduces new “eParking” product

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 31, 2019 16:04 0

Those who travel to the airport by car know to appreciate a reserved parking space. This applies in particular to drivers of electric vehicles (EVs) ... Read More

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