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

SeaWorld San Antonio opens state-of-the-art Turtle Reef habitat
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SeaWorld San Antonio opens state-of-the-art Turtle Reef habitat

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019

Today, SeaWorld San Antonio unveiled Turtle Reef, featuring a first-of-its-kind biofiltration habitat. Guests can get an up-close look at endangered ... Read More

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

AKARYN Hotel Group to become single-use plastic-free by June 2019
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AKARYN Hotel Group to become single-use plastic-free by June 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019

AKARYN Hotel Group, Thailand’s home-grown luxury boutique hotel specialist, is on a mission to become a single-use plastic-free hotel company ... Read More

Airline suing passenger who threw “good luck” coins into plane’s engine
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Airline suing passenger who threw “good luck” coins into plane’s engine

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019

Chinese airline has filed a lawsuit against a passenger who threw coins into the engine of the airplane "for good ... Read More

Six Tenerife-born parrots in danger of extinction reintroduced to Brazil
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Six Tenerife-born parrots in danger of extinction reintroduced to Brazil

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019

The six specimens of Lear's Macaw (Anodorhynchus leari) born in the Loro Parque Foundation's facilities and moved last August to ... Read More

How Qatar Airways Tackles Global Wildlife Crime
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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

Indian Ocean tortoise at Seychelles Aldabra atoll endangered by plastic pollution
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Indian Ocean tortoise at Seychelles Aldabra atoll endangered by plastic pollution

mm Alain St.Ange- February 26, 2019

Seychelles Aldabra atoll tortoises are being affected by eating plastic debris. One tortoise was found with half a flip-flop in ... Read More

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

IATA urges US government, industry, to work together to grow aviation’s benefits 
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IATA urges US government, industry, to work together to grow aviation’s benefits 

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged the United States government and industry to work together to ensure that aviation ... Read More

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

World Animal Protection: Traffickers exploit Turkish Airlines in illegal wildlife trade
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World Animal Protection: Traffickers exploit Turkish Airlines in illegal wildlife trade

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019

An investigation by World Animal Protection reveals Turkish Airlines and Turkish Cargo are enabling the exotic pet trade, despite making ... Read More

Loro Parque Fundación contributes to successful recovery of Yellow-eared Parrot in Colombia
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Loro Parque Fundación contributes to successful recovery of Yellow-eared Parrot in Colombia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019

Although more than 8,000 kilometers separate the Canary Islands from Colombia, the Yellow-eared Parrot has a vital link with the ... Read More

The Living and Itinerant Christmas Crib of Baia and Latina
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The Living and Itinerant Christmas Crib of Baia and Latina

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018

Faithful to the origins and, according to tradition from the will of St. Francis to revive in a natural setting ... Read More

Deadly Tsunami hit Indonesian  coast in Lampung
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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
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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

Elephants could stall Commonwealth Games bid
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Elephants could stall Commonwealth Games bid

editor editor- July 18, 2011

Sri Lanka could lose the bid for the Commonwealth Games if strong environmental activists’ concerns for about 200 elephants becoming ... Read More

Endangered historical Japanese townhouses being turned into accommodation for tourists
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Endangered historical Japanese townhouses being turned into accommodation for tourists

editor editor- July 15, 2010

KYOTO, Japan - Machiya, Japan's historical townhouses, are being turned into accommodation facilities for foreign tourists. Read More

Plan your trips now, while you still can: 10 endangered vacation destinations
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Plan your trips now, while you still can: 10 endangered vacation destinations

editor editor- April 9, 2010

You've heard of the Life List -- the vacation spots you want to see before you die. This is a ... Read More

Too many tourists put many attractions on endangered sites list
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Too many tourists put many attractions on endangered sites list

editor editor- January 18, 2010

Travelers yearning to explore prehistoric Stonehenge or Machu Picchu's Inca ruins better start packing, as both are on a list ... Read More

Congo Brazzaville accused over wanton gorilla poaching
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Congo Brazzaville accused over wanton gorilla poaching

editor editor- September 19, 2009

Investigative reporters working hand in hand with key international conservation NGOs have launched a broadside against the government in Congo ... Read More

International gorilla forum held in Kigali
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International gorilla forum held in Kigali

editor editor- June 20, 2009

A one-day meeting in Kigali on Wednesday, June 17 was dedicated to the conservation of the endangered mountain gorilla, of ... Read More

Endangered list for travel destinations
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Endangered list for travel destinations

editor editor- September 2, 2008

It used to be that when we heard the words, endangered list, we only thought about animals. Read More