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Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019 18:54 0

In an advertisement in “The New Vision” daily by the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) on June 7, a notice of intended application for a license ... Read More

Conrad Bali announces completion of rejuvenation

Conrad Bali announces completion of rejuvenation

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019 19:13 0

Conrad Bali, a beachfront resort on the southern coast of Bali, today announced the launch of its 85 newly-renovated expanded Deluxe rooms that boast incredible ... Read More

How sustainable of a hotel guest are you?

How sustainable of a hotel guest are you?

editor editor- June 11, 2019 01:30 0

With a growing concern over climate change, the environment is high on everyone’s agendas. But how can hotel guests be encouraged to be more sustainable? ... Read More

Tourism Enthusiasts Protest Possible Giveaway Of Murchison Falls For Dam Construction By Ugandan Government

Tourism Enthusiasts Protest Possible Giveaway Of Murchison Falls For Dam Construction By Ugandan Government

Jonathan Benaiah Jonathan Benaiah- June 9, 2019 20:40 0

Last week on Friday, many Ugandans especially those in the tourism and conservation circles were shocked when an advert appeared in the national newspaper by ... Read More

State of Beer @ the American Museum of Natural History

State of Beer @ the American Museum of Natural History

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- June 8, 2019 20:04 0

Many museums have upped their game over the last few years, adding gourmet restaurants and boutique shopping (i.e., MOMA, Metropolitan Museum of Art); however, not ... Read More

World’s largest luxury cruise company spewing air pollution to the extreme

World’s largest luxury cruise company spewing air pollution to the extreme

editor editor- June 7, 2019 01:18 0

The world’s largest luxury cruise operator, Carnival Corporation, emitted more pollution in the form of nearly 10 times more sulphur oxide (SOX) around European coasts ... Read More

Boeing unveiled successful environmental strategy results

Boeing unveiled successful environmental strategy results

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019 19:29 0

In 2018, Boeing unveiled its new environment strategy through 2025 with ambitious goals to innovate products for environmental performance, reduce emissions, waste, and water and ... Read More

RIU Hotels & Resorts joins UN’s “Beat Air Pollution” program

RIU Hotels & Resorts joins UN’s “Beat Air Pollution” program

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019 16:35 0

For World Environment Day, once again this year RIU Hotels & Resorts has joined the United Nations’ program #BeatAirPollution, in order to tackle one of ... Read More

Celebrate World Environment Day by being a more sustainable hotel guest

Celebrate World Environment Day by being a more sustainable hotel guest

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 18:10 0

With a growing concern over climate change, the environment is high on everyone’s agendas. But how can hotel guests be encouraged to be more sustainable? ... Read More

Is Sri Lanka on a Tourism Suicide path?

Is Sri Lanka on a Tourism Suicide path?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019 06:41 0

The good news, there has never been a better time to visit Sri Lanka. It's true when it comes to travel specials available. Sri Lanka ... Read More

Stuttgart Airport promotes electric aircraft and electricity-based fuels

Stuttgart Airport promotes electric aircraft and electricity-based fuels

mm 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

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

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

mm 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

Mayor Liccardo commissions San José International Airport’s new fleet of all-electric buses

Mayor Liccardo commissions San José International Airport’s new fleet of all-electric buses

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 23:07 0

San José Mayor Sam Liccardo today led the commissioning of Mineta San José International Airport’s (SJC) brand-new fleet of 10 battery-electric, zero-emission buses that will ... Read More

Airbus selects seven finalist teams to shape the future of aerospace

Airbus selects seven finalist teams to shape the future of aerospace

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 20:49 0

Airbus experts have selected seven teams for the 2019 final of world-class competition Fly Your Ideas which invites students from around the world to innovate ... Read More

Delta Air Lines offsets most carbon emissions for over 300K customers on Earth Day

Delta Air Lines offsets most carbon emissions for over 300K customers on Earth Day

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019 15:10 2

In celebration of Earth Day today, Delta is offsetting the emissions of all domestic leisure and business travel into and out of New York, Boston, ... Read More

World’s top 10 sustainable places to stay revealed

World’s top 10 sustainable places to stay revealed

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019 15:30 0

Travel is not just about seeing the wonders of the earth but understanding our impact upon it. With increasing frequency, people are looking to make ... Read More

San Francisco airport facility energy use: ZERO!

San Francisco airport facility energy use: ZERO!

editor editor- April 18, 2019 21:12 0

“As an industry leader in sustainability, we are proud to be the first airport in the world to achieve a certified Zero Net Energy facility,” ... Read More

Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai honors Spaceship Earth

Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai honors Spaceship Earth

editor editor- April 9, 2019 03:11 0

The Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai joined the Earth Hour celebration this spring emphasizing its commitment to addressing environmental issues for Spaceship Earth - a world ... Read More

New Ethiopian crash report: What happened in the final moments?

New Ethiopian crash report: What happened in the final moments?

editor editor- April 3, 2019 18:33 0

The newest report that broke overnight about the Ethiopian airline crash states that the pilots initially followed Boeing's emergency procedure before the fatal crash. The ... Read More

Nepal Tourism Board CEO: Tourists not affected in deadly storm in remote southern plains

Nepal Tourism Board CEO: Tourists not affected in deadly storm in remote southern plains

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019 01:40 0

Tourists in Nepal are not affected in today's deadly storm. The Nepal Prime minister KP Sharma Oli expressed his condolences in a tweet and said that ... Read More

Grange Pen to get a J$960 million infrastructural upgrade

Grange Pen to get a J$960 million infrastructural upgrade

editor editor- March 30, 2019 20:30 0

The Jamaica Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) is investing a little under $J1 billion for the Resort Squatter Settlements Upgrade Project for the community of Grange ... Read More

InterContinental Genève: 6 years of Green Globe certification

InterContinental Genève: 6 years of Green Globe certification

editor editor- March 13, 2019 22:41 1

Green Globe first certified the InterContinental Genève in 2014. Ideally located on an oasis of calm in the diplomatic district, InterContinental Genève offers elegantly designed ... Read More

Barbican event venue moves to 100% renewable electricity

Barbican event venue moves to 100% renewable electricity

editor editor- February 26, 2019 00:11 0

The Barbican event venue is now all completely run by renewable electricity. The switch, which took place in the last quarter of 2018, was part ... Read More

Why “Silent Day” in Bali needs to be on your travel bucket list

Why “Silent Day” in Bali needs to be on your travel bucket list

editor editor- February 22, 2019 22:09 0

Wondering when’s the best time to visit Bali? Many will say it’s during the “dry” season of April through October, but others say the best ... Read More

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

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

Keith Lyons Keith Lyons- February 18, 2019 04:55 0

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

New Island Paradise Mergui Archipelago: Chic eco-resort opening

New Island Paradise Mergui Archipelago: Chic eco-resort opening

editor editor- February 13, 2019 05:05 0

A chic, back-to-nature resort. Awei Pila,  has opened recently in the remote tropical Mergui archipelago, off the coast of southern Myanmar and Thailand, offering exclusive ... Read More

German parliament discuss the future of Selous – largest wildlife park in Africa

German parliament discuss the future of Selous – largest wildlife park in Africa

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 29, 2019 02:36 0

The Germany parliament, the Bundestag, has raised concerns over the future of the Selous Game Reserve, the largest wildlife park in Africa, now facing a ... Read More

German parliament discuss the future of Selous, the largest wildlife park in Africa

German parliament discuss the future of Selous, the largest wildlife park in Africa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 28, 2019 00:35 0

The Germany parliament, the Bundestag, has raised concerns over the future of the Selous Game Reserve, the largest wildlife park in Africa, now facing a ... Read More

Myanmar-India Business Summit indicates tourism cooperation

Myanmar-India Business Summit indicates tourism cooperation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 15, 2019 06:57 0

There are growing links between India and Myanmar in tourism. Visiting Consul General of India Mr Nandan Singh Bhaisora ppointed out the growing ties, trade ... Read More

Koh Samui in Thailand ready for business again after Tropical Storm Pabuk

Koh Samui in Thailand ready for business again after Tropical Storm Pabuk

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019 04:51 0

Tropical Storm Pabuk passed through the Gulf of Thailand on Friday.No casualties were reported on the popular tourist island of Koh Samui as the storm ... Read More

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