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Russia now has visa-free travel agreement with all 12 South American countries

Russia now has visa-free travel agreement with all 12 South American countries

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019 02:10 0

Russians need no entry visas to visit all the 12 South American countries now that a bilateral visa-free travel agreement with Suriname came into force, ... Read More

4000 tourism leaders will meet at Uzakrota Travel Summit Istanbul

4000 tourism leaders will meet at Uzakrota Travel Summit Istanbul

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 18:10 0

Uzakrota Travel Summit, an important international tourism sector event, will be organized for the 6th time in Istanbul. The Summit will take place at the ... Read More

More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants

More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants

editor editor- May 20, 2019 21:14 0

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

Guatemala partners with UNWTO to launch Sustainable Tourism  Observatory

Guatemala partners with UNWTO to launch Sustainable Tourism Observatory

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 16:10 0

The new Observatory is located in the city of La Antigua Guatemala, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a leading tourism destination. Led by the ... Read More

Driving intra-African connectivity and cooperation through Alliance and partnership

Driving intra-African connectivity and cooperation through Alliance and partnership

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 17, 2019 10:00 0

The African Tourism Board is currently working hard to build partnerships within the aviation industry. "Seeing Africa as one destination is perfect for any airlines ... Read More

Statutory consultation on Heathrow Airport expansion

Statutory consultation on Heathrow Airport expansion

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019 07:01 0

London Heathrow has announced that its statutory 12 and a half-week consultation on its expansion plans will launch on the 18th of June. This step is ... Read More

WestJet Airlines to be acquired by Onex

WestJet Airlines to be acquired by Onex

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 23:56 0

WestJet Airlines Ltd. announced today it has entered into a definitive agreement that provides for its acquisition in an all-cash transaction. Under the terms of ... Read More

EL AL Israel Airlines & Alaska Airlines announce new global partnership

EL AL Israel Airlines & Alaska Airlines announce new global partnership

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 18:47 0

EL AL Israel Airlines and Alaska Airlines today expanded their commercial relationship to include a reciprocal frequent flyer agreement. The agreement was signed by the ... Read More

Washington’s new short-term rental law to ‘even playing field for local hotels’

Washington’s new short-term rental law to ‘even playing field for local hotels’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 18:50 2

Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed Substitute House Bill 1798, concerning short-term rentals, into law. This bill was a top priority for the Washington Hospitality Association ... Read More

PATA launches report exploring the current state of food waste in Asia Pacific tourism and hospitality

PATA launches report exploring the current state of food waste in Asia Pacific tourism and hospitality

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2019 08:38 1

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the release of a food waste report titled, “BUFFET: Building an Understanding For Food Excess in ... Read More

Dubai Airports: Passenger numbers down 2.2% in first quarter of 2019

Dubai Airports: Passenger numbers down 2.2% in first quarter of 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 02:15 1

Dubai International (DXB) welcomed 22.2 million passengers in the first quarter of 2019, down 2.2 percent from the same period last year due largely to ... Read More

Stuttgart Airport promotes electric aircraft and electricity-based fuels

Stuttgart Airport promotes electric aircraft and electricity-based fuels

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019 23:15 0

At Stuttgart Airport, new charges for take-off and landing come into effect July 1st, 2019. The new regulations actively encourage the expansion of the route ... Read More

FRAPORT: Revenue and earnings increase – Outlook confirmed

FRAPORT: Revenue and earnings increase – Outlook confirmed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 8, 2019 08:02 0

The Fraport Group has successfully started off the new business year, achieving higher revenue and earnings in the first three months of 2019. Supported by ... Read More

$140.6 billion in tourism spending driving California’s economy in 2018

$140.6 billion in tourism spending driving California’s economy in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 00:45 0

For the ninth consecutive year, California's tourism economy flourished, contributing $140.6 billion in travel spending and supporting 1.16 million jobs across the Golden State. The ... Read More

Travel to Brunei is safe: No stoning to death for gay visitors may not apply to lesbians

Travel to Brunei is safe: No stoning to death for gay visitors may not apply to lesbians

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 7, 2019 00:54 0

The Trump Administration refused to issue a travel advisory against Brunei, even though the country is in violation of international human rights still after the ... Read More

ECPAT-USA report: State human trafficking laws for the lodging industry

ECPAT-USA report: State human trafficking laws for the lodging industry

editor editor- May 1, 2019 21:04 0

To help lodging companies facing different laws about human trafficking in different states, ECPAT-USA, with the financial support of the American Hotel and Lodging Association ... Read More

Airbnb v. Hotels: Competing and benefiting in the sharing economy

Airbnb v. Hotels: Competing and benefiting in the sharing economy

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 15:13 0

Researchers from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University published new research which sheds new light on the impact Airbnb and similar “sharing ... Read More

Sri Lanka bans all face coverings after Islamic terrorists kill 253 people in Easter attacks

Sri Lanka bans all face coverings after Islamic terrorists kill 253 people in Easter attacks

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 18:40 0

Under a state of emergency after a spate of suicide bombings last week, Sri Lanka has imposed a ban on all forms of face coverings. ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism suffers cancellation tsunami

Sri Lanka Tourism suffers cancellation tsunami

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019 16:25 0

A tidal wave of cancellations has hit Sri Lanka in the aftermath of the horrendous terror attacks of Easter Sunday. In the three days immediately ... Read More

Robots, VR, holograms and AI providing power to planners at IMEX in Frankfurt

Robots, VR, holograms and AI providing power to planners at IMEX in Frankfurt

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 18:01 0

“As consumers we’re now used to – and expect – highly curated content in most aspects of our lives. Netflix gives viewers access to an ... Read More

What do new Cuba travel restrictions mean to US travelers?

What do new Cuba travel restrictions mean to US travelers?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 15:45 0

On Wednesday, April 17, the Trump administration announced that it would be issuing new rules about non-family travel to Cuba. For those who have already ... Read More

$3.6 billion airport redevelopment and new convention hotel in Salt Lake

$3.6 billion airport redevelopment and new convention hotel in Salt Lake

editor editor- April 23, 2019 21:30 0

Salt Lake City in the state of Utah in the US is booming, with projects like the $3.6 billion redevelopment of the Salt Lake City ... Read More

Air Partner appoints new Managing Director, Charter

Air Partner appoints new Managing Director, Charter

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 19:46 0

Air Partner, the global aviation services group, announced the appointment of Kevin Macnaughton as Managing Director, Charter, with immediate effect. Kevin is responsible for the ... Read More

Sri Lanka gets a hug: Solidarity is pouring in from every corner of the world after an Easter Sunday of Terror

Sri Lanka gets a hug: Solidarity is pouring in from every corner of the world after an Easter Sunday of Terror

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019 07:20 0

After an Easter of Terror Sri Lanka needs a hug. Easter Monday is the day hugs are pouring in from every corner of the world. ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister: Use art for community renewal

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister: Use art for community renewal

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 19:01 0

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has challenged the local art community to take art out of the educational institutions and art galleries and into Jamaica’s ... Read More

Guillaume Faury formally appointed Airbus Chief Executive Officer

Guillaume Faury formally appointed Airbus Chief Executive Officer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 19:59 0

Airbus SE shareholders passed all resolutions at its 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM), including the appointment of Guillaume Faury as an Executive Member of the ... Read More

WTTC Summit 2019 Seville: The Untold Story

WTTC Summit 2019 Seville: The Untold Story

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 7, 2019 04:25 0

The World Travel and Tourism Council just finished their annual summit 2019 in the Spanish City of Seville last Friday. A record number of delegates listened ... Read More

AIDS/HIV research supported by design community

AIDS/HIV research supported by design community

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- April 6, 2019 20:54 0

Members of the Design Industries have supported AIDS research since 1984 through the Design Industries Foundation Fighting Aids (DIFFA), a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization incorporated ... Read More

FAA issues emergency order: US Civil aviation for Libya

FAA issues emergency order: US Civil aviation for Libya

editor editor- April 6, 2019 19:48 0

The FAA is concerned about increased tensions associated with the current conflict for control of the capital, Tripoli. Libya National Army (LNA) forces have begun ... Read More

Cable Car to be introduced on Mount Kilimanjaro, amid protest

Cable Car to be introduced on Mount Kilimanjaro, amid protest

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- April 4, 2019 16:09 0

A cable car is to be rolled out on Mount Kilimanjaro by a foreign company to improve access and boost tourism, amid strong protest from ... Read More

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