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Is Hong Kong Tourism ready to come back strong? HK Election brings calm…

editor editor- November 27, 2019

A welcoming trend for Hong Kong and its travel and tourism industry is that it has been calm and peaceful ... Read More

Agra Tourism: Facing the challenge of change

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- June 10, 2019

It is said that there are two kinds of people in the world - those who have seen the Taj ... Read More

Canada’s opposition leader vows to stop ‘illegal border crossings’ from US

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

Andrew Scheer, head of Canada’s opposition Conservative Party, has said he wants to stop illegal border crossings from the US ... Read More

Trend setter for tourism to enter the European Parliament: The best Tourism Minister of the World Elena Kountoura

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

The European Parliament is about to say yes to travel and tourism, and after today's election, new trends may be ... Read More

ICCA UK & Ireland members stridently confident and upbeat about political challenges

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

Venue and destination members of the ICCA UK & Ireland Chapter voiced positive attitudes and commitment to the challenges of ... 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

64th UNWTO Commission for the Americas is meeting in  La Antigua, Guatemala

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 17, 2019

Currently, the 64th UNWTO Commission for the Americas is meeting in  La Antigua, Guatemala. Thursday was the first day. UNWTO ... Read More

Failed project: South Africa’s economic & social decay worst for any non-war-torn country

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019

Recent research from think tank Eunomix Business & Economics suggests that a much more sober view of South Africa is ... Read More

Short time fame for the new Greek Tourism Minister?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 8, 2019

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura submitted her letter of resignation to Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras last week. She resigned to ... Read More

Air Canada announces election of directors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 7, 2019

Air Canada announced today that all of the nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated March 25, 2019 were ... Read More

New One Seychelles Party wants Alain St. Ange for President

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019

The launch of the "One Seychelles" Political Party was held on Friday the 26th April and Alain St.Ange, the island's ... Read More

Date set for the opening of the Vatican secret archives

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- April 12, 2019

On March 2, 2020, Pope Francis will open the secret archives of the pontificate of Pius XII on the Second ... Read More

Guillaume Faury formally appointed Airbus Chief Executive Officer

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

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

U.S. Travel Targets ad campaigns at top policymakers

editor editor- March 28, 2019

The U.S. Travel Association continues to put a huge premium on creative engagement with political leaders to ensure key industry ... Read More

Marriott International appoints new member to Board of Directors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

The Board of Directors of Marriott International, Inc. said today it has appointed Margaret M. McCarthy, Executive Vice President at ... Read More

New ministry-level leadership in British Virgin Islands tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

The British Virgin Islands has new leadership in the pivotal Tourism sector with the recent election of Premier and Minister ... Read More

Nepal Tourism Minister Rabindra Adhikari among dead: What happened?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019

The Government of Nepal issued a statement on the crash of an Air Dynasty helicopter that killed Nepal Tourism and Civil ... Read More

U.S. Travel welcomes Destination DC Chief as National Chair

editor editor- February 21, 2019

The U.S. Travel Association on Thursday announced the election of Elliott L. Ferguson II, president and CEO of Destination DC, ... Read More

Maldives former president Gayoom arrested for tourism related crime

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 19, 2019

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

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019

The European Union yesterday renewed sanctions against Zimbabwe after condemning the chaotic situation of human right abuses in that Southern ... Read More

South African Tourism’s Travel Indaba: Not just yet

mm Alain St.Ange- February 12, 2019

Following South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State Of The Nation Address last night, February 7, South Africa Tourism has announced ... Read More

Reunion and Madagascar Presidents discuss regional cooperation

mm Alain St.Ange- January 29, 2019

A meeting took place between the President of the Réunion Region, Didier Robert, and the new President of the Republic ... Read More

Tulsi Gabbard US President in 2020? She told CNN but not her father

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2019

His daughter Tulsi Gabbard is running for president in 2020. Hawaii Senator Mike Gabbard is currently attending the Farm Bureau convention ... Read More

US quits UNESCO

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 1, 2019

The United States has withdrawn from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), citing "anti-Israel bias" persisting within ... Read More

Madagascar newly elected president always believed in tourism

mm Alain St.Ange- December 31, 2018

Madagascar President Andry Rajoelina has always believed in tourism as a key industry for Madagascar and for the Indian Ocean ... Read More

Bangladesh Election Fear: Empty hotels in high tourist season

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 29, 2018

The peak season for Bangladesh tourism is now, but Bangladesh tourists spots like Cox's Bazar are deserted. The Asian country's ... Read More

Mexico’s Puebla governor and her husband die in Christmas Eve helicopter crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 25, 2018

The governor of the Mexican state of Puebla and her husband, a former governor and senator, died in a helicopter ... Read More

6 people killed in Democratic Republic of Congo plane crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2018

A Russian-made plane with 23 people were onboard crashed in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Gomair’s An-26 plane, which had ... Read More

Perth Region Tourism Organization announces new chair

editor editor- December 18, 2018

Perth Region Tourism Organization Inc. (PRTO) today elected Meade to replace outgoing Chair Longley Read More

Late President Bush lived the Aloha Spirit: A Testimonial by a Democratic Party Activist from Hawaii

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 6, 2018

Marsha Rose Joyner is the host for ThinkTeck Hawaii and a Hawaiian political activist for many years.  She remembers when electors ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law ... Read More

Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 2, 2018

Foreign tourist should leave Zimbabwe. After a violent crackdown Tuesday night, a scary calm is returning to portions of Zimbabwe ... Read More

Who is the new PATA Executive Board?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2018

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) elected a new PATA Executive Board . Dr. Chris Bottrill, Director, International and Dean of ... Read More

PATA Board: A new Executive Board elected and Sarah Mathews is the chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2017

Who is on the new PATA Executive Board?  Today it was made official  The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) announced the election ... Read More

2016 PATA Executive Board: The vote is in

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2016

At the PATA Aannual Summit at the Dusit Thani Hotel in Guam today, the new 2016 PATA Executive Board was ... Read More