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Moscow’s Domodedovo airport buys tank to tow aircraft

Moscow’s Domodedovo airport buys tank to tow aircraft

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 12, 2018 08:30 0

A new tow truck, received by Moscow’s Domodedovo airport, can pull a weight of 125 tons and lay evacuation routes even through thick forest. Of ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority banks on Marriott with two key appointments to lead Visitors Industry

Hawaii Tourism Authority banks on Marriott with two key appointments to lead Visitors Industry

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 10, 2018 09:27 0

Hawaii Tourism Authority is finalizing a new leadership for the Hawaii Travel and Tourism Industry. The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) announced the appointments of two ... Read More

It was Homicide according to International Nightlife Association at Club Lanterna Azzura Disco, Italy

It was Homicide according to International Nightlife Association at Club Lanterna Azzura Disco, Italy

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 8, 2018 17:58 1

We ask the Italian authorities to start a full investigation into the facts, find out who sprayed the pepper spray and if the club has any ... Read More

Live like a local in Nassau, Bahamas

Live like a local in Nassau, Bahamas

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- December 8, 2018 10:43 0

Travel destination - the Bahamas - is a Caribbean archipelago located off the coast of Florida with a long history of colonization. Read More

6 killed, 120 injured in Italian nightclub stampede

6 killed, 120 injured in Italian nightclub stampede

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 8, 2018 06:20 1

Six people were killed and 120 clubgoers injured in a stampede at a packed nightclub in Italy. Witnesses say the panic that triggered the stampede ... Read More

Holland America Line’s Nieuw Amsterdam rescues two sailors

Holland America Line’s Nieuw Amsterdam rescues two sailors

editor editor- May 9, 2013 08:34 0

SEATTLE, Wash.- Saturday, May 4, at 6:50 p.m. (UTC-2), ms Nieuw Amsterdam received a call from the U.S. Read More

Hurricane Rina expected to slam into Mayan Riviera on Thursday

Hurricane Rina expected to slam into Mayan Riviera on Thursday

editor editor- October 27, 2011 08:45 0

Mexican authorities have set up emergency shelters and cruise ships have shifted course after Hurricane Rina strengthened into a Category 2 storm off the Caribbean ... Read More

Floods displace 5.3 million people in Pakistan

Floods displace 5.3 million people in Pakistan

editor editor- September 15, 2011 04:02 0

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (eTN) - In a second consecutive year, Pakistan has been hit by floods, and the latest government estimates put the number of people ... Read More

Japanese tourist with toy gun sparks police emergency

Japanese tourist with toy gun sparks police emergency

editor editor- August 1, 2011 05:14 0

A teenage boy from Japan playing with a replica BB gun sparked a police emergency as police in bulletproof vests swarmed Southport. Read More

Plane crash-lands on boulevard median in New Orleans

Plane crash-lands on boulevard median in New Orleans

editor editor- April 17, 2011 09:00 0

NEW ORLEANS – A small aircraft crash-landed on a busy boulevard in New Orleans' Lakeview neighborhod. Read More

China Southern Airlines’ jet lands safely after bomb scare

China Southern Airlines’ jet lands safely after bomb scare

editor editor- July 16, 2010 04:45 0

GUANGZHOU - A passenger jet that was forced to make an emergency landing amid a bomb scare after it took off from Urumqi Wednesday night ... Read More

WTTC response to announcement of UK emergency budget

WTTC response to announcement of UK emergency budget

editor editor- June 24, 2010 04:49 0

Following the announcement of the UK \government’s emergency budget, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) responded: Read More

Flight attendant with pilot’s license helps land plane after co-pilot becomes ill

Flight attendant with pilot’s license helps land plane after co-pilot becomes ill

editor editor- June 17, 2010 02:34 0

CHICAGO - Officials say a flight attendant who has a pilot's license helped land a plane at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport when a co-pilot became ... Read More

Bangkok big cleaning to restore normalcy

Bangkok big cleaning to restore normalcy

editor editor- May 27, 2010 03:00 0

On Sunday, May 23, 2010, The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) organized a Big Cleaning Day for Bangkok after the over two-month-long rally that ended on ... Read More

New ambulances reassure Rwanda visitors

New ambulances reassure Rwanda visitors

editor editor- January 4, 2010 02:20 0

The Rwandan government, just in time for the festive season, launched 67 new and fully-equipped ambulances last week, which will be placed across the country ... Read More

Need for US-EU task force on global emergency travel communications

Need for US-EU task force on global emergency travel communications

editor editor- October 29, 2009 08:09 0

The outbreak of the H1N1 virus this year, brought to light how poor information sharing is between governments and led to uneven decisions on travel ... Read More

Lufthansa makes emergency landing at Stuttgart

Lufthansa makes emergency landing at Stuttgart

editor editor- September 15, 2009 00:05 0

A Lufthansa flight operated by Contact Air with 78 people on board made an emergency landing at Stuttgart airport today after the main landing gear ... Read More

Dubai International Airport: To panic or not to panic

Dubai International Airport: To panic or not to panic

editor editor- June 14, 2009 08:22 0

DUBAI (eTN) – At around 5:00 am on Sunday morning here at the Dubai International Airport, passengers were rattled by the sound of the alarm ... Read More

Emergency international anti-piracy summit to be hosted in Cairo, Egypt

Emergency international anti-piracy summit to be hosted in Cairo, Egypt

editor editor- April 30, 2009 04:43 0

Due to the recent spiking violent piracy in the Gulf of Aden and surrounding areas with over 20 ships and more than 200 people currently ... Read More

Air Italy plane makes an emergency landing in Mombasa

Air Italy plane makes an emergency landing in Mombasa

editor editor- January 1, 2009 04:53 0

Panic gripped passengers on board of Italian airliner when it developed a mechanical problem, soon after take off from the Moi International Airport (MIA), Mombasa. Read More

WTTC offers strong support to southern Brazilian state of Santa Catarina following worst environmental disaster in its history

WTTC offers strong support to southern Brazilian state of Santa Catarina following worst environmental disaster in its history

editor editor- November 28, 2008 05:17 0

LONDON, UK - Today, as the chairman and top executives of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) met with Brazil's President, Luiz Inacio Lula ... Read More

Thailand lifts emergency, citing drop in tourism

Thailand lifts emergency, citing drop in tourism

editor editor- September 15, 2008 03:08 0

BANGKOK, Thailand — The Thai government ended a state of emergency imposed in the capital to control a violent political crisis, saying on Sunday it ... Read More

Networking emergency networks

Networking emergency networks

editor editor- August 19, 2008 04:31 0

LOS ANGELES, CA - A breakthrough technology was recently introduced that will help solve one of the most pressing problems facing government and society today ... Read More

Smoke in cockpit force American Airline emergency landing at L.A. airport

Smoke in cockpit force American Airline emergency landing at L.A. airport

editor editor- August 6, 2008 02:34 0

Passengers were evacuated Tuesday morning from an American Airlines jet that made an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport when smoke was detected in ... Read More

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