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

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019

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

Seychelles shines in all splendor as Indian Ocean’s Leading Sustainable Tourism Destination 2019 in Mauritius

editor editor- June 3, 2019

The continuous efforts of the destination in matters of ecology is once again saluted by the international tourism industry as ... Read More

Qatar Airways recognized for its commitment to preventing illegal endangered wildlife trade

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

Qatar Airways is today celebrating becoming the world’s first airline to achieve a new industry standard for the prevention of ... Read More

Loro Parque’s World Population Clock breaks 7,7 billion barrier

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

Loro Parque’s World Population Clock, based on estimates by the United Nations’ Department of Economic and Social Affairs, has this ... Read More

Airbus selects seven finalist teams to shape the future of aerospace

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019

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

eTN becomes a SUNx SDG 17 Partner calling for Climate Sanity in Tourism on Earth Day

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 23, 2019

In nature, nothing exists alone is the message for Earth Day 2019. Announcing the public launch of its “SDG17 Partners Program” ... Read More

Visa waiver leads to spike in bookings to Brazil

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019

Brazil’s visa waiver policy announced in March is already generating positive results. Recent data from a study done by Amadeus ... Read More

How Emirates is supporting and preserving biodiversity

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019

Taking its environmental responsibilities seriously and championing wildlife conservation across different corners of the planet, the Emirates Group is playing ... Read More

San Francisco airport facility energy use: ZERO!

editor editor- April 18, 2019

“As an industry leader in sustainability, we are proud to be the first airport in the world to achieve a ... Read More

African Game Rangers: Key conservation tourism partners in stress

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 6, 2019

Wildlife is the leading tourist attraction and source of tourist revenue in Africa other than rich historical and cultural heritage ... Read More

D.R. Congo: African Tourism Board is a place to be according World Heritage Kahuzi-Biega National Park

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019

The African Tourism Board welcomes Kahuzi Biega National Park as a new member. The Kahuzi-Biega National Park is a protected ... Read More

Uganda travel and trafficking

editor editor- March 23, 2019

Sub-Saharan Africa has enormous tourism potential: leopards lounging in acacia trees, elephant herds drifting across vast savannah plains, gorillas and ... Read More

How Qatar Airways Tackles Global Wildlife Crime

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019

Qatar Airways has launched an industry-leading training programme focused on preventing illegal wildlife trafficking. The bespoke e-learning package, developed by ... Read More

Elephant Mud Fun: Tourists can get down and dirty with friendly elephants at Bali Zoo

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019

Bali Zoo introduced a grand new intimate Elephant Mud Fun half-day attraction allowing guests to get down and dirty with ... Read More

Sierra Leone honors Dr. Jane Goodall, setting stage for tourism debut

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019

Sierra Leone will welcome Dr. Jane Goodall (DBE, anthropologist and UN Messenger of Peace), the world’s foremost expert on chimpanzees, ... Read More

Tanzania jails Chinese national for ivory trafficking

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019

Tanzanian Resident Magistrate sentenced a Chinese national to 15 years in prison today for trafficking of elephant tusks, which prosecutors ... Read More

Russia’s northern region declares state of emergency over polar bear invasion

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019

Russia's Novaya Zemlya archipelago, located in the Arctic Ocean in the northern Arkhangelsk region, has declared a state of emergency ... Read More

Deadly Tsunami hit Indonesian coast in Lampung

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018

A deadly tsunami hit Lampung in Indonesia Sunday Morning. Dozens of buildings were destroyed by the wave, which hit beaches ... Read More

A bat which looks like actor Lance Bass in Greater Mekong Region

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- December 13, 2018

A bat which looks like singer/actor Lance Bass, a gibbon named for Luke Skywalker, and a toad which seems to ... Read More

Suspicious deaths of endangered Hawaiian monk seals under investigation

editor editor- April 26, 2012

HONOLULU, Hawaii - The Department of Land and Natural Resources and NOAA Fisheries announced this week that a three-year-old male ... Read More

Botswana bans all hunting

editor editor- July 19, 2011

(eTN) - Botswana government is set to ban hunting throughout the country following a recent report by Dr. Read More

Thailand’s selected protection for Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai National Park

editor editor- June 5, 2008

BANGKOK, Thailand (eTN) - In 2005, UNESCO put the Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex in the Nakhon Ratchasima into its ... Read More

Some souvenirs you can take home, the others can take you to jail

editor editor- January 27, 2008

NEW DELHI - The Centre is preparing fresh guidelines to create awareness among tourists, both domestic and international, against purchasing ... Read More