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Hong Kong government forced to shelf China extradition bill amid huge street protests
Human Rights News

Hong Kong government forced to shelf China extradition bill amid huge street protests

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s pro-Beijing leader, has announced that her government is suspending the plans to introduce a controversial extradition ... Read More

Giving hotel workers security: New Jersey governor signs ‘panic button’ bill
Hospitality Industry News

Giving hotel workers security: New Jersey governor signs ‘panic button’ bill

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

New Jersey Democratic Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill, the nation’s first, requiring most hotels to provide their employees with ... Read More

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

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

“We are disappointed”: MSC Cruises cancels Cuba from MSC Armonia itinerary
Cruise Industry News

“We are disappointed”: MSC Cruises cancels Cuba from MSC Armonia itinerary

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 11, 2019

MSC Cruises has updated the routes in relation to the changes imposed by Mr Trump administration in the US-Cuba regulations ... Read More

Cash-strapped NASA to allow private tourism to International Space Station
Travel Destination

Cash-strapped NASA to allow private tourism to International Space Station

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 8, 2019

US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has been forced to take on some extra work to pay the bills: ... Read More

Dark Tourism: South Korea using massacre to lure tourists
Tourism News

Dark Tourism: South Korea using massacre to lure tourists

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 7, 2019

What is often referred to as dark tourism is now a hopeful light in terms of tourism for South Korea. ... Read More

Transplant Tourism equals murder in some countries
Breaking Travel News

Transplant Tourism equals murder in some countries

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

When the alternative is get an organ or die, it's human nature that people become desperate and become a transplant ... Read More

Russia’s Prosecutor General: “Poor state of Russia’s aviation caused Superjet disaster”
Airline News

Russia’s Prosecutor General: “Poor state of Russia’s aviation caused Superjet disaster”

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

The recent catastrophic crash-landing of a Sukhoi Superjet-100 at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport was a result of the poor state of ... Read More

Gains of LGBTQ rights in some Middle East and North Africa nations may be a game-changer
LGBTQ

Gains of LGBTQ rights in some Middle East and North Africa nations may be a game-changer

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

Progress in recognizing the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people at the United Nations in New ... Read More

Former Jet Airways Chair forced to deboard at Mumbai Airport
People in Travel & Tourism

Former Jet Airways Chair forced to deboard at Mumbai Airport

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 27, 2019

In a shocking development, Naresh Goyal and his wife, Anita, were forced to deboard the aircraft they were on at ... Read More

Mount Agung forces Den Pasar Airport to close spewing tons of CO2 into the atmosphere
Breaking Travel News

Mount Agung forces Den Pasar Airport to close spewing tons of CO2 into the atmosphere

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 25, 2019

A new eruption of Mount Agung, Bali, occurred on May 24, 2019 at 7:23 p.m., a day later Bali Den ... Read More

Russian airline passenger snaps, goes on rampage, fights with fellow travelers, dies
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Russian airline passenger snaps, goes on rampage, fights with fellow travelers, dies

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019

A plane flying from Moscow to Simferopol was forced to return after one of the passengers snapped, assaulting fellow travelers ... Read More

MGM won’t buy Wynn Encore Harbor Casino in Boston: 35 Million in fines
Business Travel News

MGM won’t buy Wynn Encore Harbor Casino in Boston: 35 Million in fines

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2019

After talks of MGM buying Wynn Resort's Encore Boston fell apart Tuesday night, lawmakers are hoping both casinos will now ... Read More

New lawsuits filed against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash
Travel Safety & Emergencies

New lawsuits filed against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

Additional wrongful death lawsuits in the crash of the Boeing 737-8 MAX, operated as Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, were filed ... Read More

Why to boycott Las Vegas Strip, MGM Resorts, Cesars Entertainment and Harrah’s
Travel News

Why to boycott Las Vegas Strip, MGM Resorts, Cesars Entertainment and Harrah’s

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2019

Tourism is everyone's business and the livelihood of an entire state can depend on this industry. The State of Nevada, ... Read More

Burning Superjet-100 plane crash-lands at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Burning Superjet-100 plane crash-lands at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 5, 2019

Russian pilots landed a flaming Superjet-100 aircraft at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport, after an in-flight emergency forced a crash landing. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WkwBukD3nQs ... Read More

Two federal wrongful death lawsuits filed against Boeing
Airline News

Two federal wrongful death lawsuits filed against Boeing

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 4, 2019

Two federal wrongful death lawsuits were filed on May 2 in Chicago, IL by the law firm Kreindler & Kreindler ... Read More

Boeing’s second biggest customer turns its back on 737 MAX, goes to Airbus
Airline News

Boeing’s second biggest customer turns its back on 737 MAX, goes to Airbus

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019

Emirati state-owned low-cost airline Flydubai is negotiating potential purchases of new А320 Neo jets with European aerospace giant Airbus to ... Read More

Boeing scraps 2019 financial forecast, halts share buybacks in wake of 737 MAX disaster
Airline News

Boeing scraps 2019 financial forecast, halts share buybacks in wake of 737 MAX disaster

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

World’s biggest aerospace corporation was forced to pull its full financial forecast for the current year due to unresolved issues ... Read More

Uganda Airlines’ long-awaited new planes land at Entebbe International Airport
Airline News

Uganda Airlines’ long-awaited new planes land at Entebbe International Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

First two Uganda Airlines' long anticipated aircraft landed at Entebbe International Airport on Tuesday 23rd April 2019. Captained by all ... Read More

India’s Jet Airways halts all international and domestic operations
Airline News

India’s Jet Airways halts all international and domestic operations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019

One of India's major airlines, Jet Airways, has announced it is temporarily halting flight operations on Wednesday after the carrier ... Read More

US airlines wrongfully reject over 25% of their passengers’ compensation claims
Airline News

US airlines wrongfully reject over 25% of their passengers’ compensation claims

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019

Consumer rights advocacy group released the results of a new study showing that United States airlines wrongfully reject more than ... Read More

UK Foreign Office urged to update UAE travel warnings
Human Rights News

UK Foreign Office urged to update UAE travel warnings

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019

British legal group Detained in Dubai has urged the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) to update its UAE travel ... Read More

Zero: Boeing receives no commercial orders for its troubled 737 MAX aircraft
Airline News

Zero: Boeing receives no commercial orders for its troubled 737 MAX aircraft

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

Boeing did not win any commercial orders for its 737 MAX jet in March following a second deadly crash involving ... Read More

ADI statement on circus lion attack in Ukraine
Breaking Travel News

ADI statement on circus lion attack in Ukraine

editor editor- April 4, 2019

Animal Defenders International (ADI) has urged Ukraine and other countries without bans on the use of animals in circuses to ... Read More

Reunion Island breaks tourist arrivals record
Tourism News

Reunion Island breaks tourist arrivals record

mm Alain St.Ange- April 2, 2019

Despite a difficult end to the year, 2018 was profitable and even historic for Reunion tourism as more than 574,000 ... Read More

misterb&b expands to LGBTQ hotels
LGBTQ

misterb&b expands to LGBTQ hotels

editor editor- March 29, 2019

misterb&b, short-term rental marketplace dedicated to the Gay community, has launched a Wefunder campaign to give guests, hosts, and the ... Read More

Boeing set to brief experts on 737 Max software update
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Boeing set to brief experts on 737 Max software update

editor editor- March 27, 2019

Boeing is set to brief hundreds of experts this morning on the 737 Max software update. But yet another problem ... Read More

Boeing 737 Max forced to make emergency landing
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Boeing 737 Max forced to make emergency landing

editor editor- March 26, 2019

The Federal Aviation Administration reported that a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Max jet was forced to make an emergency landing ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018
Travel Destination

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law ... Read More

Raped by tourists: Children in Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam
Thailand travel news

Raped by tourists: Children in Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2018

Tourists rape children in Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam; it's a ... Read More

Guam remembers the SMS Cormoran II at Sea
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Guam remembers the SMS Cormoran II at Sea

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- April 29, 2017

Guam has celebrated the 100th anniversary of the scuttling of the SMS Cormoran II, a historic ship where the first ... Read More

Travel News

The history of the SMS Cormoran II

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 30, 2017

Tamuning, Guam – On Friday, April 7, 2017, the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) will commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the ... Read More

CNMI: U.S. Immigration rules about to destroy tourism on a remote Island territory
Travel News

CNMI: U.S. Immigration rules about to destroy tourism on a remote Island territory

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2016

Yes, it's part of the United States of America, but it's 10 time hours and more than 20 hours travel ... Read More