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Les Escapades Seychelles 2019, another Successful Edition for the Destination
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Les Escapades Seychelles 2019, another Successful Edition for the Destination

editor editor- June 13, 2019

Held from June 4, 2019 to June 6, 2019, the 16th Edition of the annual Roadshow - Escapades Seychelles received ... Read More

Japan Airlines takes delivery of first Airbus A350 XWB
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Japan Airlines takes delivery of first Airbus A350 XWB

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Japan Airlines (JAL) has taken delivery of its first A350 XWB at Airbus Headquarters in Toulouse, France. The A350-900 is ... Read More

‘America’s Favorite Town’ new hotel
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‘America’s Favorite Town’ new hotel

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019

 The Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International,  welcomes the Beaufort Hotel to its portfolio of boutique and historic hotels that reflect their surrounding ... Read More

Old City of Jerusalem tourist cable car project approved
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Old City of Jerusalem tourist cable car project approved

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

Israel's National Infrastructure Committee has rejected a slew of petitions against the cable car to the Old City of Jerusalem ... Read More

Cornwall Airport Newquay comes closer to the Channel Islands
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Cornwall Airport Newquay comes closer to the Channel Islands

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

Cornwall Airport Newquay (CAN) has extended its route network today and welcomed the arrival of Blue Islands’ new service to ... Read More

International cooperation between Seychelles and a Baltic Island: Minister Dogley visits German beach clean-up project
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International cooperation between Seychelles and a Baltic Island: Minister Dogley visits German beach clean-up project

editor editor- May 23, 2019

The Seychelles Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine; Didier Dogley, in the company of the Honorary Consul General ... Read More

Hudson River takes on another air crash
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Hudson River takes on another air crash

editor editor- May 15, 2019

The Hudson River in New York has witnessed another aviation crash – this time a helicopter. The chopper crashed at ... Read More

At least 55 people killed in Tigris river tourist ferry disaster near Iraq’s Mosul
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At least 55 people killed in Tigris river tourist ferry disaster near Iraq’s Mosul

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

At least 55 people died when an overloaded ferry sank in the Tigris river near Mosul in northern Iraq on ... Read More

Dead on Ethiopian Airlines: Sarah Auffret of Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators
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Dead on Ethiopian Airlines: Sarah Auffret of Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 12, 2019

"I believe we do our best when we enjoy what we are doing." These were the words of Sarah Auffret, a ... Read More

China invests €15 billion in world’s longest undersea rail tunnel between Finland and Estonia
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China invests €15 billion in world’s longest undersea rail tunnel between Finland and Estonia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019

An ambitious train rail link, designed to connect the Finnish and Estonian capitals through the bottom of the Gulf of ... Read More

Nearly 100 passengers injured when jetfoil ferry collides with whale in Japan
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Nearly 100 passengers injured when jetfoil ferry collides with whale in Japan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019

According to Japanese authorities, more than 80 people were injured after a jetfoil ferry incident in the East Sea on ... Read More

First Harper Hotel opens in Sumatra
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First Harper Hotel opens in Sumatra

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 4, 2019

Harper Palembang has opened its doors in January 2019 in Indonesia, becoming the first Harper hotel to open in Sumatra. Joining Aston Palembang Hotel & Conference Center and favehotel Palembang, ... Read More

Cornwall Airport Newquay announces Channel Islands link
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Cornwall Airport Newquay announces Channel Islands link

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019

Cornwall Airport Newquay (CAN) has today announced that from 3 June regional operator Blue Islands, a franchise partner of Flybe, ... Read More

American Airlines takes delivery of its first Airbus A321neo
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American Airlines takes delivery of its first Airbus A321neo

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019

American Airlines has taken delivery of the first of 100 A321neos on order from Airbus, powered by CFM LEAP-1A engines. ... Read More

Why Seychelles should be on everyone’s 2019 travel list
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Why Seychelles should be on everyone’s 2019 travel list

editor editor- January 7, 2019

Alain St.Ange shared his thoughts and expertise on why he believes Seychelles should be on everyone’s travel list for 2019. Read More

Koh Samui in Thailand ready for business again after Tropical Storm Pabuk
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Koh Samui in Thailand ready for business again after Tropical Storm Pabuk

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019

Tropical Storm Pabuk passed through the Gulf of Thailand on Friday.No casualties were reported on the popular tourist island of ... Read More

Looking for unique food travel experiences? How about bugs & grubs?
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Looking for unique food travel experiences? How about bugs & grubs?

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 2, 2019

If you are looking for an adventuresome food travel, here are some of the top buggy wormy things to eat ... Read More

Interview with a Seychelles Travel Pro: Mr Alan Mason
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Interview with a Seychelles Travel Pro: Mr Alan Mason

mm Alain St.Ange- December 31, 2018

As a paradise in the Indian Ocean, Seychelles competes with many other island nations across the globe, from South East ... Read More

Two Korean tourists in Northern Thailand dead after golfing accident
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Two Korean tourists in Northern Thailand dead after golfing accident

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 27, 2018

The two Korean couples arrived in Thailand on Christmas Eve for a holiday. Now the two men are dead after ... Read More

First ANA A380 rolls-out of paint shop with unique livery
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First ANA A380 rolls-out of paint shop with unique livery

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 13, 2018

The first A380 for All Nippon Airways (ANA) has rolled out of the Airbus paint shop in Hamburg, Germany, bearing ... Read More

PATA Forum set for Pattaya
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PATA Forum set for Pattaya

editor editor- December 4, 2018

Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is set to organize the PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2019 (PDMF 2019) in Pattaya, Thailand. Read More

Florida pilot completes record-setting solo around-the-world flight
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Florida pilot completes record-setting solo around-the-world flight

editor editor- September 21, 2016

ADDISON, TX - West Palm Beach-based flight instructor Zheng “Julie" Wang landed her single piston-engine propeller aircraft at Addison Airport ... Read More

2015 US overseas visitation estimates released
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2015 US overseas visitation estimates released

editor editor- July 29, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC - The US Department of Commerce, National Travel & Tourism Office (NTTO), today announced the results of its ... Read More

Fatal boating accident off coast of Africa
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Fatal boating accident off coast of Africa

editor editor- February 9, 2013

The Seychelles Ministry of Home Affairs and Transport and Ministry of Tourism and Culture have confirmed a boating accident occurred ... Read More

Likoni ferry users brace for strike
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Likoni ferry users brace for strike

editor editor- October 7, 2012

(eTN) - Although not formally on strike yet, Sunday’s operations of the Likoni ferry suffered major delays, when at one ... Read More

Seychelles ferry boat sinks in a storm
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Seychelles ferry boat sinks in a storm

editor editor- September 11, 2012

VICTORIA, Seychelles (eTN) - In what has been termed a miraculous escape amongst the maritime fraternity on the Seychelles, was ... Read More

Zanzibar ferry disaster culprits charged in court with murder
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Zanzibar ferry disaster culprits charged in court with murder

editor editor- January 24, 2012

(eTN) - Eleven people, including the captain, and some of his crew and staff in charge of load controlling and ... Read More

Ferry transport shortage prompts return of previously-banned ships in Tanzania
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Ferry transport shortage prompts return of previously-banned ships in Tanzania

editor editor- October 4, 2011

(eTN) - Information was received from a source in Dar es Salaam that the Zanzibari maritime authorities have lifted the ... Read More

No new ferry for Zanzibar-Pemba route anytime soon
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No new ferry for Zanzibar-Pemba route anytime soon

editor editor- September 28, 2011

According to the latest reports, Zanzibar government is reluctant to purchase a new, state of the art ferry to allow ... Read More

Ferry disaster in Zanzibar, Tanzania, kills hundreds including tourists
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Ferry disaster in Zanzibar, Tanzania, kills hundreds including tourists

editor editor- September 10, 2011

(eTN) - News broke earlier today but took a while to confirm and fully ascertain, that a ferry with reportedly ... Read More

North Korea plans to attract foreign tourists with ferry
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North Korea plans to attract foreign tourists with ferry

editor editor- August 6, 2011

SEOUL - North Korea appears likely to use a ferry to try to attract foreign tourists, a source familiar with ... Read More

Uganda ferry grounding angers users
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Uganda ferry grounding angers users

editor editor- August 20, 2010

UGANDA (eTN) - The MV Kalangala ferry in Uganda was taken out of service last week for what was described ... Read More

Kenya ferry mishap raises fresh concerns
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Kenya ferry mishap raises fresh concerns

editor editor- July 30, 2010

(eTN) - A recent early morning incident involving one of the recently-commissioned new ferries for the Likoni channel crossing, has ... Read More

Kampala lake harbor ferry to return to service
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Kampala lake harbor ferry to return to service

editor editor- January 11, 2010

After a nearly 3-year repair and major maintenance period in Kisumu’s lake harbor dry dock, the rail ferry MV Uhuru ... Read More

Bangladesh capsized ferry death toll rises to 72
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Bangladesh capsized ferry death toll rises to 72

editor editor- November 30, 2009

DHAKA, Bangladesh – The death toll from the capsizing of a ferry over the weekend in southern Bangladesh rose Monday ... Read More

Philippine ferry carrying almost 1,000 capsizes, 9 dead, hundreds rescued
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Philippine ferry carrying almost 1,000 capsizes, 9 dead, hundreds rescued

editor editor- September 7, 2009

Manila, Philippines – Passengers leapt into the dark sea and parents dropped children into life rafts when a ferry carrying ... Read More