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Canada announces new Heritage Lighthouse designations
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Canada announces new Heritage Lighthouse designations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Canada's heritage places reflect the rich and varied heritage of the nation and provide an opportunity for Canadians to learn ... Read More

“Summer of Shark” with Princess Cruises
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“Summer of Shark” with Princess Cruises

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

Coming to life again this summer and in celebration of Discovery Channel's Shark Week, television's longest running must-see summer event ... Read More

Cosplaying and other cool things at Comic-Con
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Cosplaying and other cool things at Comic-Con

editor editor- June 5, 2019

Although cosplaying is something which takes place across the world, from South Korea to Australia and even Belgium, it's arguably ... Read More

Asian Millionaire 2019: Reasons to travel shift from status to personal growth
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Asian Millionaire 2019: Reasons to travel shift from status to personal growth

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019

Adding further weight to several pieces of research commissioned by ILTM Asia Pacific and presented during its annual event in ... Read More

Canada explores new ways to reduce transportation pollution
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Canada explores new ways to reduce transportation pollution

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019

Clean growth is essential for Canada's transportation system – to meet our emission reduction targets, grow our economy, and build ... Read More

Swedish government wants to ban ‘Nazi’ Norse runes and Swedes hate the stupid idea
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Swedish government wants to ban ‘Nazi’ Norse runes and Swedes hate the stupid idea

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

The Swedish government is looking into the possibility of forbidding the use of Norse runes, local media has reported, amid ... Read More

More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants
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More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants

editor editor- May 20, 2019

by Dr. Louise de Waal President Mokgweetsi Masisi of Botswana categorically denies that his government would ever cull elephants, contradicting ... Read More

Eat Like a Local Mexico City launches four new city food tours
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Eat Like a Local Mexico City launches four new city food tours

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019

Mexico City is perhaps most widely known in the culinary world for its low-key yet delicious street food, with staples ... Read More

Thomas Cook Failure: Who to trust and how to communicate
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Thomas Cook Failure: Who to trust and how to communicate

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- May 20, 2019

Thomas Cooks shares are effectively worth nothing right now. Thousands of British tourists looking forward to their holidays are not ... Read More

FAA warns airlines of “miscalculation or misidentification” risk over Persian Gulf
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FAA warns airlines of “miscalculation or misidentification” risk over Persian Gulf

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019

In a chilling reminder of the downing of Iran Air flight 655 by a US missile, an FAA notice said ... Read More

Is Zimbabwe planning to kidnap former Tourism Minister Mzembi in South Africa?
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Is Zimbabwe planning to kidnap former Tourism Minister Mzembi in South Africa?

George Taylor George Taylor- May 17, 2019

Travel and Tourism in Zimbabwe are on a path of urgently needed recovery, and the country is considered by most ... Read More

Prague breaks meetings record: Top-ranked MICE destination
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Prague breaks meetings record: Top-ranked MICE destination

editor editor- May 15, 2019

Prague hosted a record number of conferences and congresses in 2018. Over 4,500 events took place in its collective accommodation establishments ... Read More

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow
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SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019

The recently concluded 26th International Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas celebrated over a quarter Century of Tourism Safety and ... Read More

New Visitor Experience: 90-minute Frankfurt airport tour
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New Visitor Experience: 90-minute Frankfurt airport tour

editor editor- May 3, 2019

The future Terminal 3 at Frankfurt Airport is one of the largest privately funded construction projects under way in Europe. ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority finally under experienced leadership
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Hawaii Tourism Authority finally under experienced leadership

editor editor- April 26, 2019

Tourism leader Chris Tatum  may very well be the most important person in the US State of Hawaii. The largest industry ... Read More

Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray
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Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019

Sri Lanka Tourism is actually open for business: There is no threat to the overall safety of visitors. This is ... Read More

The future of flight: UN aviation agency looking for new designs and concepts
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The future of flight: UN aviation agency looking for new designs and concepts

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019

The United Nations (UN) International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has launched the Aviation Innovation Competitions and is looking for ideas, ... Read More

Luxury boutique cruise line launching coastal fleet
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Luxury boutique cruise line launching coastal fleet

editor editor- April 11, 2019

Scheduled to begin full operations in November 2019, an explorer class vessel will serve three new destinations with year-round departures. ... Read More

Hotel History: Asian American Hotel Owners Association 
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Hotel History: Asian American Hotel Owners Association 

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- April 6, 2019

The Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) is a trade association that represents hotel owners. As of 2018, AAHOA has ... Read More

American Tourist Kidnapped in Uganda: African Tourism Board in action with expert Dr. Peter Tarlow
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American Tourist Kidnapped in Uganda: African Tourism Board in action with expert Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019

Not only leopards were roaming Queen Elizabeth National Park today, but criminals who kidnapped an elderly American tourist in the ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines stops attempt to confuse Boeing Max 8 investigation
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Ethiopian Airlines stops attempt to confuse Boeing Max 8 investigation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 22, 2019

Are larger powers or Boeing behind a report published by the Washington Post based on something that happened in 2015 ... Read More

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg finally is trying to get the record straight
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Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg finally is trying to get the record straight

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 19, 2019

One of the largest companies in the United States is responsible for tens of thousands of jobs and has been ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

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

Why is sustainable tourism important in Iceland?
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Why is sustainable tourism important in Iceland?

editor editor- March 9, 2019

The First Lady of Iceland, Mrs. Eliza Jean Reid, was honored by the Institute of South Asian Woman (ISAW) during ... Read More

Visiting Japan? New guidebook reveals 101 great things such as fascinating toilet facts
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Visiting Japan? New guidebook reveals 101 great things such as fascinating toilet facts

editor editor- March 7, 2019

Written from over four decades visiting Japan, Mike Raggett’s “101 Great Things about Japan: Anime to Zen - observations on ... Read More

Mongolian Tourism launches new interactive web platform at ITB Berlin
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Mongolian Tourism launches new interactive web platform at ITB Berlin

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019

Mongolia.travel, an interactive planning tool for travelers, was introduced for the first time at ITB Berlin, the largest tourism fair ... Read More

2019’s Best US Cities for St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations named
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2019’s Best US Cities for St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations named

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019

With St. Patrick’s Day around the corner and at least $5.6 billion expected to be spent for the holiday this ... Read More

New Asian and Latin American membership for Joint Meetings Industry Council
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New Asian and Latin American membership for Joint Meetings Industry Council

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019

SACEOS – the Singapore Association of Convention and Exhibition Organizers and Suppliers - and ACCCLATAM, the Association of Convention Centers ... 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

Forex Trading In 2019: The Next Big Thing
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Forex Trading In 2019: The Next Big Thing

editor editor- February 20, 2019

The global currency market has witnessed a number of big events in 2018. New opportunities have been unlocked for the ... Read More

Las Vegas welcomes distinctive MICE space for special events
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Las Vegas welcomes distinctive MICE space for special events

editor editor- February 19, 2019

For the first time, AREA15, Las Vegas’ new immersive entertainment, retail and dining destination opening this December, unveils 40,000 square ... Read More

Working with meeting & convention planners
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Working with meeting & convention planners

mm Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- February 4, 2019

Meeting & Convention Planners (MCPs) play a vital part of the tourism industry.   Not only do they often decide what ... Read More

Government of Canada invests $1 million in Charlevoix region tourism
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Government of Canada invests $1 million in Charlevoix region tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019

The tourism sector is a major economic driver across Canada. It helps ensure sustainable growth and creates good jobs for ... Read More

South Asia Tourism finds prominent footing in world economy
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South Asia Tourism finds prominent footing in world economy

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 24, 2019

A just-released UN report, provides facts and figures to show the importance of South Asia Tourism. Read More

Italy’s Matera inaugurated as European Capital of Culture 2019
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Italy’s Matera inaugurated as European Capital of Culture 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019

“This is an important day for Matera, for Italy for Europe, which demonstrates its ability to recognize and enhance its ... Read More

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