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ICTP meets on the sidelines of ITB in Berlin

ICTP meets on the sidelines of ITB in Berlin

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- March 12, 2019 01:37 0

Three of the four founding members of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) - Juergen Steinmetz, Alain St.Ange, and Geoffey Lipman - met as ... Read More

Boeing 737 Max not safe? 2 Crashes, 62 airlines in danger?

Boeing 737 Max not safe? 2 Crashes, 62 airlines in danger?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 10:50 1

How safe is the brand new Boeing 737 Max 8? This a legitimate question to ask while search and rescue operations are in progress in Ethiopia after ... Read More

ITB Berlin means big time for Nepal Tourism Board and upcoming launch of Visit Nepal 2020 year

ITB Berlin means big time for Nepal Tourism Board and upcoming launch of Visit Nepal 2020 year

editor editor- March 7, 2019 01:19 0

Nepal is going all out at the largest travel trade event of the year, ITB, that started today in Berlin, Germany. The Nepal Tourism Board, ... Read More

Bahamas Ministry of Tourism response to U.S. Travel Advisory

Bahamas Ministry of Tourism response to U.S. Travel Advisory

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 3, 2019 20:25 0

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation is aware of the recent update to the U.S. Travel Advisory for The Bahamas reported also on eTurboNews ... Read More

RIU Hotels & Resorts and TUI: A safety concern for German travelers?

RIU Hotels & Resorts and TUI: A safety concern for German travelers?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 19, 2019 22:09 0

RIU Hotels & Resorts just bought 10 million Euros in the form of 1.1 million shares in TUI AG, holding now a stake of 3.56%. ... Read More

Maintenance Emergency: How safe is it to fly on Southwest Airlines?

Maintenance Emergency: How safe is it to fly on Southwest Airlines?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 17, 2019 21:29 3

I've seen people walked off the job, held on suspension for a month or more because they've reported problems that they supposedly were outside their ... Read More

Southwest Airlines: We hide our compliance issues under the Warrior Spirit

Southwest Airlines: We hide our compliance issues under the Warrior Spirit

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 7, 2019 22:52 0

Just yesterday, eTurboNews reported about Boeing being speechless about the question of safety when flying on a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-800 to Honolulu. Today, the ... Read More

A clear and present danger to American Airlines customers

A clear and present danger to American Airlines customers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 7, 2019 21:47 0

Getting on an American Airlines flight may not be the same for some passengers after reading a Letter by Doug Parker, CEO of American Airlines. ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Security team appointed

Jamaica Tourism Security team appointed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 5, 2019 08:57 0

Visitor surety is a top priority for Jamaica Tourism. Dr. Andrew Spencer, Executive Director of the Tourism Product Development Company Ltd. (TPDCo) appointed Dr. Peter ... Read More

Former ZImbabwe Tourism Minister Dr. Walter Mzembi is alive

Former ZImbabwe Tourism Minister Dr. Walter Mzembi is alive

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 3, 2019 19:59 0

The former Minister of Tourism and Hospitality for Zimbabwe, Dr. Walter Mzembi talked to eTurboNews Sunday night  from his residence in Johannesburg after social media ... Read More

Montreal Convention: United Airlines must pay 250 freezing stranded passengers $5700 each?

Montreal Convention: United Airlines must pay 250 freezing stranded passengers $5700 each?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 23, 2019 07:20 1

United Airlines is speechless. The Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air, also known as the Montreal Convention may cost United Airlines ... Read More

eTN Sri Lanka contributor appointed to international board of Asian Eco-Tourism Network 

eTN Sri Lanka contributor appointed to international board of Asian Eco-Tourism Network 

editor editor- January 14, 2019 21:44 0

Srilal Miththapala, senior tourism industry personality and regular contributor to eTurboNews from Sri Lanka, has been appointed to the Board of the Asian Eco-Tourism Network. Read More

Tulsi Gabbard US President in 2020? She told CNN but not her father

Tulsi Gabbard US President in 2020? She told CNN but not her father

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2019 07:57 0

His daughter Tulsi Gabbard is running for president in 2020. Hawaii Senator Mike Gabbard is currently attending the Farm Bureau convention in New Orleans where President ... Read More

Will UNWTO pack up in Madrid and move to China or Georgia?

Will UNWTO pack up in Madrid and move to China or Georgia?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 10, 2019 10:22 0

UNWTO may be on its way to a new home in China or Georgia. UNWTO was a guest in Spain since 1974. Spain has been ... Read More

Aviation Ministers will be attending Global Investment in Aviation Summit GIAS2019

Aviation Ministers will be attending Global Investment in Aviation Summit GIAS2019

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018 07:25 0

The first edition of the Global Investment in Aviation Summit (GIAS 2019) will kick off in Dubai with the participation of the largest ever gathering ... Read More

A proud day for CEO Deepak Raj Joshi and the Nepal Tourism Board

A proud day for CEO Deepak Raj Joshi and the Nepal Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018 07:16 0

The CEO of the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), Deepak Raj Joshi is a proud man, Shradha Shrestha, the woman responsible for brand promotion is a ... Read More

Is UNWTO suffering of an induced coma?

Is UNWTO suffering of an induced coma?

editor editor- December 20, 2018 05:05 0

UNWTO is experiencing a new type of leader and leadership. Read More

How American Airlines chill the blood of conscientious aircraft mechanics

How American Airlines chill the blood of conscientious aircraft mechanics

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 17, 2018 07:24 3

Today a promotion is sending a chilling message to American Airlines mechanics., and the U.S. aviation industry altogether. “Pressuring Airline mechanics to not record maintenance ... Read More

Airbnb fights back after opponents circulate fake news

Airbnb fights back after opponents circulate fake news

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 13, 2018 14:46 2

Opponents and those competing with Airbnb are hotels, resorts, and community activists. Are these opponents now in the business of producing fake news, fake videos, ... Read More

Stayed at Marriott worldwide? China’s Ministry of State Security has your profile

Stayed at Marriott worldwide? China’s Ministry of State Security has your profile

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 12, 2018 16:55 0

Checking into a Marriott operated hotel in China means your data is in Chinese Government hands. This is usually expected when it comes to travel ... Read More

AIRBNB supports limiting short-term rentals in Los Angeles – not true!

AIRBNB supports limiting short-term rentals in Los Angeles – not true!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 12, 2018 09:24 2

Los Angeles now joins the growing list of other major U.S. cities, including New York, Washington, D.C., Boston and San Francisco, that have stepped up ... Read More

CEO Ahmed of Emirates calls Lions Air B737 MAX crash a snag

CEO Ahmed of Emirates calls Lions Air B737 MAX crash a snag

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2018 23:14 0

Fly Dubai is awaiting delivery of the Boeing 737 MAX, the same aircraft that just had a deadly crash when a Lion Air B737 MAX ... Read More

Visiting Oahu?  Don’t rent a car, ride a Charley’s in Waikiki

Visiting Oahu? Don’t rent a car, ride a Charley’s in Waikiki

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2018 16:58 0

The worst American States for visitors and locals to drive are Hawaii and California according to a 2018 survey by the "Bankrate Best States for ... Read More

Late President Bush lived the Aloha Spirit: A Testimonial by a Democratic Party Activist from Hawaii

Late President Bush lived the Aloha Spirit: A Testimonial by a Democratic Party Activist from Hawaii

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 6, 2018 21:50 0

Marsha Rose Joyner is the host for ThinkTeck Hawaii and a Hawaiian political activist for many years.  She remembers when electors met in their respective state capitols ... Read More

Happy Chanukah from the land where miracles are a daily occurrence!

Happy Chanukah from the land where miracles are a daily occurrence!

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- December 5, 2018 19:50 0

Tourism in Israel is booming and Chanukah is a great time to visit the Jewish State. A record 3.6 million tourist arrived in Israel 2017, a 25 ... Read More

The most popular destination cities in Africa  emerged

The most popular destination cities in Africa emerged

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 4, 2018 00:50 0

Johannesburg has emerged as the most popular destination city in Africa for the fifth consecutive year, according to the annual Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index. ... Read More

Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?

Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 2, 2018 07:58 3

Foreign tourist should leave Zimbabwe. After a violent crackdown Tuesday night, a scary calm is returning to portions of Zimbabwe This may not be a ... Read More

North Korea Kim Jong Un gift to Guam: Tourism!

North Korea Kim Jong Un gift to Guam: Tourism!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 13, 2017 02:11 1

The president of the United States Donald Trump became a tourism ambassador for the U.S. Island territory Guam today when he predicted the publicity Guam ... Read More

Merry Christmas to all from eTurboNews

Merry Christmas to all from eTurboNews

editor editor- December 25, 2012 08:46 0

‘Twas the night before Christmas and at eTN the editors were starting to put down their pens. Well, they weren’t really pens of any accord ... Read More

Exclusive interview with Juergen Thomas Steinmetz

Exclusive interview with Juergen Thomas Steinmetz

editor editor- September 13, 2012 02:13 0

Juergen Thomas Steinmetz has continuously worked in the travel and tourism industry since a teenager in Germany, first as a travel agent and now as ... Read More

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