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

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 11:20 0

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

Airbus:  Albatross is inspiring next generation of aircraft wings

Airbus: Albatross is inspiring next generation of aircraft wings

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019 10:29 0

Airbus engineers have developed a scale-model airplane with the first in-flight, flapping wing-tips that could revolutionize aircraft wing-design. The aerospace giant has drawn on nature ... Read More

Venice says no to big cruise ships

Venice says no to big cruise ships

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 11, 2019 20:52 0

A giant cruise ship passed through the San Marco Basin, in Venice, interrupting the start of the Vogalonga, a non-competitive regatta of rowing boats that ... Read More

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

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

editor editor- June 5, 2019 00:18 0

Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association President and CEO was the first to speak at the U.S. Travel Association’s IPW Press Conference held at the 51st ... Read More

President Clinton and Minster Bartlett discuss Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre

President Clinton and Minster Bartlett discuss Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019 03:37 2

Jamaica Minister for Tourism, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett, met today with former United States President Bill Clinton at the ongoing 4th meeting of the Clinton ... Read More

VIA Rail Canada ridership and revenue continue to grow

VIA Rail Canada ridership and revenue continue to grow

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019 22:06 0

 HIGHLIGHTS Ridership up 5.1% Passenger Revenues up 8.4% Greater accessibility at the Ottawa station Launch of New Fleet Replacement program with Siemens Canada Appointment of ... Read More

Canada’s flight attendant union celebrates its holiday

Canada’s flight attendant union celebrates its holiday

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 31, 2019 19:18 0

The Canadian Union of Public Employees  is celebrating International Flight Attendant Day today, May 31st, and inviting flight attendants around the globe to look back ... Read More

Thunder from Down Under: Australia’s hottest export strikes 10-year extension with MGM Resorts

Thunder from Down Under: Australia’s hottest export strikes 10-year extension with MGM Resorts

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 00:02 0

This summer, Australia's Thunder from Down Under — the longest-running and highest-grossing male revue in the history of Las Vegas — will bring the 'Ultimate ... 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

Far-reaching effects: New EU aviation fuel tax will send airfares soaring

Far-reaching effects: New EU aviation fuel tax will send airfares soaring

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019 18:17 0

The European Commission is considering aviation fuel tax that is supposed to reduce carbon emissions by 11 percent and have a “negligible” impact on jobs ... Read More

Kazakhstan PM goes all out inspecting ongoing tourism and infrastructure improvement

Kazakhstan PM goes all out inspecting ongoing tourism and infrastructure improvement

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 25, 2019 07:47 0

Kazakhstan Prime Minister Askar Mamin visited the East Kazakhstan, Almaty and Karaganda regions on a  working trip to check the implementation of the instructions of ... Read More

Maritime security the Seychelles way

Maritime security the Seychelles way

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- May 25, 2019 02:42 0

Africa’s smallest nation is setting a standard for safe sustainable seas through the prosecution of pirates, international maritime cooperation, and proactive measures to protect its ... Read More

National Park Tourism in Hawaii are big business: $734 Million in Economic Benefit

National Park Tourism in Hawaii are big business: $734 Million in Economic Benefit

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019 21:20 0

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 4.8 million visitors to national parks in Hawaii spent $526 million in the state in 2018. ... Read More

Bugoma Forest must remain, says Uganda’s President, but conservationists not celebrating just yet

Bugoma Forest must remain, says Uganda’s President, but conservationists not celebrating just yet

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- May 18, 2019 17:45 0

Following a sustained campaign over a court ruling to lease Bugoma Forest to Hoima Sugar Works last month, Uganda President Museveni has pronounced that Bugoma ... Read More

US Travel: Deployment of TSA agents on southern border could result in turmoil for business and leisure travel

US Travel: Deployment of TSA agents on southern border could result in turmoil for business and leisure travel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 15:33 0

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued the following statement on reports that Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officials ... 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

Italian Exhibition Group ends first quarter on an upswing

Italian Exhibition Group ends first quarter on an upswing

editor editor- May 15, 2019 01:31 0

The Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) is growing in every sector. The rises on 2017 were confirmed recently by the 2018 financial statement figures, with double-digit ... Read More

Carsten Spohr: Lufthansa Group focuses on high-quality, responsible growth

Carsten Spohr: Lufthansa Group focuses on high-quality, responsible growth

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 7, 2019 22:30 0

"Lufthansa Group has become even stronger, more efficient and more modern," says Carsten Spohr, Chairman of the Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG. "We are ... Read More

Eurovision Song Contest in Israel: A terror target for Islamic Jihads?

Eurovision Song Contest in Israel: A terror target for Islamic Jihads?

The Media Line The Media Line- May 5, 2019 05:01 0

The Eurovision Song Contest, a massively popular annual competition, a major travel and tourism event, is set to take place in Tel Aviv from May ... Read More

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019 20:38 0

The recently concluded 26th International Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas celebrated over a quarter Century of Tourism Safety and Security. Dr. Peter Tarlow of ... Read More

African Tourism Board appoints UNWTO leader Cuthbert Ncube: Repackaging Tourism in Africa

African Tourism Board appoints UNWTO leader Cuthbert Ncube: Repackaging Tourism in Africa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019 21:11 0

Cuthbert Ncube, the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) regional vice-president was appointed today as the Vice President of the African Tourism Board Mr. Ncube is based ... Read More

Proud Emirates Revealed: The Emirates Pavilion

Proud Emirates Revealed: The Emirates Pavilion

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019 16:54 0

Emirates, Premier Partner and the Official Airline of Expo 2020 Dubai, today unveiled the design and visitor experience concepts of its ultramodern pavilion for the ... Read More

State of the Air: Hawaii boasts some of the best air quality in the nation

State of the Air: Hawaii boasts some of the best air quality in the nation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 16:10 0

The American Lung Association’s 2019 “State of the Air” report found that Hawaii has some of the cleanest air in the U.S. and Honolulu and ... Read More

Italian Exhibition Group returns to China to promote international tourism

Italian Exhibition Group returns to China to promote international tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 20:15 2

Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) is returning to China to promote international tourism business. The appointment is at the Shanghai World Travel Fair (SWTF), one of ... Read More

Somatheeram, world’s first Ayurvedic resort, will join anniversary 25th edition of OTDYKH Leisure 2019

Somatheeram, world’s first Ayurvedic resort, will join anniversary 25th edition of OTDYKH Leisure 2019

editor editor- April 17, 2019 00:54 0

Somatheeram will, once again, participate at the leading B2B travel exhibition OTDYKH Leisure, which will take place September 10-12, 2019. Held in Moscow each year, ... Read More

Islands & climate change: Storm surges & coral bleaching affecting tourism

Islands & climate change: Storm surges & coral bleaching affecting tourism

editor editor- April 12, 2019 01:52 0

Since Greta Thunberg, a Swedish schoolgirl and climate activist, brought the topic of climate protection onto the political and social agenda with her strikes, the ... Read More

Airbus launches “Skywise Health Monitoring” with Allegiant Air

Airbus launches “Skywise Health Monitoring” with Allegiant Air

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 14:09 0

Airbus has launched first operations of a new Skywise service – Skywise Health Monitoring (SHM) – with Allegiant Air on its A320s. Dynamically coupled with ... 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

IATA Report: Aviation continues to deliver solid

IATA Report: Aviation continues to deliver solid

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 15:04 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for February 2019 showing total revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs) rose 5.3%, compared to February ... Read More

Travel Trends Index: International and domestic travel growth projected to dwindle

Travel Trends Index: International and domestic travel growth projected to dwindle

editor editor- April 2, 2019 21:19 0

Travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.2% year-over-year in February, according to the U.S. Travel Association's latest Travel Trends Index (TTI). However, the predictive ... Read More

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