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Switzerland interrupted: Hundreds of thousands of Swiss women go on nationwide strike
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Switzerland interrupted: Hundreds of thousands of Swiss women go on nationwide strike

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

Women in Switzerland walked off the job on Friday, staging demonstrations to demand fairer pay, more equality, and an end ... Read More

Agra Tourism: Facing the challenge of change
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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

One Country, One People, One Seychelles: Tourism but no militarization
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One Country, One People, One Seychelles: Tourism but no militarization

mm Alain St.Ange- May 22, 2019

This presentation is about Seychelles, the people, our hopes and our dreams.  It is from the people and for the ... Read More

Jamaica successful in bid to chair UNWTO’s Regional Commission for the Americas
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Jamaica successful in bid to chair UNWTO’s Regional Commission for the Americas

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019

Jamaica was yesterday selected to chair the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) Regional Commission for the Americas (CAM) for ... Read More

Is Jamaica Minister Bartlett about to Chair UNWTO Commission for the Americas?
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Is Jamaica Minister Bartlett about to Chair UNWTO Commission for the Americas?

editor editor- May 15, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, departs the island today, to attend the 64th Meeting of the United Nations World ... Read More

Short time fame for the new Greek Tourism Minister?
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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

Belgian Pride Festival returns for its 15th year
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Belgian Pride Festival returns for its 15th year

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019

Like its poster of an artist who is queer and proud of it, Belgian Pride Brussels is stating its originality ... Read More

South Africa Day 2019 celebrations in Bangkok
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South Africa Day 2019 celebrations in Bangkok

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- April 30, 2019

A stunning South Africa National Day celebration took place in the Thai capital at the Siam Kempinski 5 star hotel. ... Read More

New One Seychelles Party wants Alain St. Ange for President
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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

The complex definition of the new Alitalia airline drags on
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The complex definition of the new Alitalia airline drags on

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- April 26, 2019

With the definitive go-ahead for the growth decree, the Italy Council of Ministers added a further element to the complex ... Read More

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UNESCO, African Union and Ethiopia Role Model on World Press Freedom?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines, has been chosen as the Official Carrier for the 2019 World Press Freedom Day Global Conference to be ... Read More

U.S. Travel Targets ad campaigns at top policymakers
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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

Jet Airways leader gives in to pressure to quit
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Jet Airways leader gives in to pressure to quit

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- March 25, 2019

In a major, although not unexpected development, Jet Airways founder and chairman, Naresh Goyal, and his wife, Anita, have resigned ... Read More

New ministry-level leadership in British Virgin Islands tourism
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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

Botswana hunting proposal could put its tourism industry at risk
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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

Travel to Zimbabwe: U.S. White House issues statement on national emergency
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Travel to Zimbabwe: U.S. White House issues statement on national emergency

editor editor- March 6, 2019

It appears after Zimbabwe dictator Robert Mugabe was removed by a coup, there are some who actually wish the old ... Read More

Nation’s governors convene in Washington for NGA Winter Meeting
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Nation’s governors convene in Washington for NGA Winter Meeting

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019

Nearly all of the nation’s governors are joining more than 1,500 guests, including leaders from business, the nonprofit sector and ... Read More

Thinking globally: Victoria Cliff Resort in Mergui Archipelago , Andaman Sea
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Thinking globally: Victoria Cliff Resort in Mergui Archipelago , Andaman Sea

Keith Lyons Keith Lyons- February 18, 2019

Victoria Cliff Resort, a new snorkeling and dive resort in the Mergui Archipelago is ‘thinking globally, acting locally’ to foster ... Read More

Political icon of Seychelles Rifned Jumeau is no more
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Political icon of Seychelles Rifned Jumeau is no more

mm Alain St.Ange- February 15, 2019

Seychelles lost this week a veteran politician who will be missed. Rifned Jumeau, the founder of the first political party ... Read More

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?
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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
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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

Governors to welcome global business, government leaders to Washington
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Governors to welcome global business, government leaders to Washington

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019

Dozens of the nation’s governors will join leaders from business, the nonprofit sector and global governments for the National Governors ... Read More

What’s the motive for attacking Kenya?
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What’s the motive for attacking Kenya?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019

Attacking the travel and tourism industry is the modus operandi by almost every terror group in the world. Tourism is ... Read More

Human Rights Violation in New Zealand against Foreign Tourists?
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Human Rights Violation in New Zealand against Foreign Tourists?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018

In Hawaii, they call it Kamaaina Rates, in Indonesia hotel rates for locals, are highly discounted, but in New Zealand, ... Read More

Bangladesh Election Fear: Empty hotels in high tourist season
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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

Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?
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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

Venezuelan election officials: Maduro won presidential vote
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Venezuelan election officials: Maduro won presidential vote

editor editor- April 15, 2013

CARACAS, Venezuela - The man former Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez handpicked to be his successor has won the country's presidential ... Read More

Guam Visitors Bureau to host the PATA Micronesia Chapter Meeting next week
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Guam Visitors Bureau to host the PATA Micronesia Chapter Meeting next week

editor editor- December 8, 2012

TUMON, Guam - The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) will host the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Micronesia Chapter Quarterly Membership ... Read More

UNWTO praises President Obama for tourism growth in USA
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UNWTO praises President Obama for tourism growth in USA

editor editor- November 7, 2012

LONDON, UK - When asked by eTN today at the World Travel Market (WTM) in London, UNWTO’s Secretary General, Taleb ... Read More

Heard enough of the election? Consider a sunny getaway
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Heard enough of the election? Consider a sunny getaway

editor editor- November 2, 2012

Blaring ads, arguments with co-workers, family and (former) Facebook friends. Read More

European leaders caution against pre-judging elections in Ukraine
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European leaders caution against pre-judging elections in Ukraine

editor editor- October 25, 2012

BERLIN, Germany - European leaders gathering in Berlin for a conference entitled "Ukraine and Europe: Elections, Integration and Economic Prospects" ... Read More

European Union Presidents issue statement on the Greek elections
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European Union Presidents issue statement on the Greek elections

editor editor- June 19, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. - European Council President Herman Van Rompuy and European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso issued the following joint ... Read More

Egyptian Tourist Office: Islamist win will not affect tourism
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Egyptian Tourist Office: Islamist win will not affect tourism

editor editor- June 2, 2012

Egyptian tourism authorities have sought to reassure travelers about the future of the country as a holiday destination, despite fears ... Read More

Subhash Goyal and his team of Office Bearers win IATO elections
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Subhash Goyal and his team of Office Bearers win IATO elections

editor editor- December 8, 2011

NEW DELHI, India - On December 3, 2011, the Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO) held its elections for the ... Read More

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