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Trump’s regime rolls out new Cuba travel restrictions , bans educational, cultural trips
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Trump’s regime rolls out new Cuba travel restrictions , bans educational, cultural trips

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

US Government announced new extensive restrictions on travel to Cuba by United States citizens, effectively banning most of educational and ... Read More

VIA Rail Canada ridership and revenue continue to grow
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VIA Rail Canada ridership and revenue continue to grow

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

 HIGHLIGHTS Ridership up 5.1% Passenger Revenues up 8.4% Greater accessibility at the Ottawa station Launch of New Fleet Replacement program ... Read More

Who is the new Minister of Tourism in South Africa, Nkhensani Kubayi-Nguban?
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Who is the new Minister of Tourism in South Africa, Nkhensani Kubayi-Nguban?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2019

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has named Nkhensani Kubayi-Ngubane as the new minister of tourism to replace Derek Hanekom. Until ... Read More

Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way
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Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way

editor editor- May 30, 2019

U.S. Travel advisories against Kenya should be increased. This is the demand by leaders of the LGBT Community to the ... Read More

Joachim König receives 2019 Joint Meetings Industry Council Unity Award
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Joachim König receives 2019 Joint Meetings Industry Council Unity Award

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019

Kai Hattendorf, President of the Joint Meetings Industry Council (JMIC) has announced the winner of the 2019 JMIC Unity Award ... Read More

Trend setter for tourism to enter the European Parliament: The best Tourism Minister of the World Elena Kountoura
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Trend setter for tourism to enter the European Parliament: The best Tourism Minister of the World Elena Kountoura

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

The European Parliament is about to say yes to travel and tourism, and after today's election, new trends may be ... Read More

New India government urged to tackle employment through tourism
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New India government urged to tackle employment through tourism

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 25, 2019

There is much hope and expectation from the just re-elected Modi Government in India. Industry leaders feel that the new ... 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

Shocking: Aviation law firms react to US House Transportation Committee hearing on Boeing 737-8 MAX
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Shocking: Aviation law firms react to US House Transportation Committee hearing on Boeing 737-8 MAX

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

Justin Green, military-trained pilot and partner at law firm Kreindler & Kreindler LLP, reacted to today's U.S. House Committee on ... Read More

Pamela Arway and Kurt Ekert appointed to Board of Directors of Carlson Inc.
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Pamela Arway and Kurt Ekert appointed to Board of Directors of Carlson Inc.

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

Carlson Inc., an international travel management company and private investment firm, announces the appointments of Pamela Arway and Kurt Ekert ... Read More

Failed project: South Africa’s economic & social decay worst for any non-war-torn country
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Failed project: South Africa’s economic & social decay worst for any non-war-torn country

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019

Recent research from think tank Eunomix Business & Economics suggests that a much more sober view of South Africa is ... Read More

Three people killed in Hawaii tour helicopter crash
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Three people killed in Hawaii tour helicopter crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

Honolulu Fire Department officials say that three people were killed in a fiery helicopter crash in a suburban Honolulu community ... Read More

African Tourism Board President St.Ange: African Tourism is together here
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African Tourism Board President St.Ange: African Tourism is together here

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 23, 2019

The new president of the African Tourism Board is not a newcomer in the African travel and tourism industry. Alain St. ... Read More

New US Cuban sanctions target tourism, remittances and banking
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New US Cuban sanctions target tourism, remittances and banking

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019

The US is targeting Cuba with additional sanctions, including restricting travel to the island nation, limiting remittances, and sanctioning additional ... Read More

WTTC Summit 2019 Seville: The Untold Story
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WTTC Summit 2019 Seville: The Untold Story

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 7, 2019

The World Travel and Tourism Council just finished their annual summit 2019 in the Spanish City of Seville last Friday. A ... Read More

WTTC Global Summit: President Obama was a disappointment for many
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WTTC Global Summit: President Obama was a disappointment for many

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019

U.S. President Barak Obama was the most expected speaker at the ongoing World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) summit in ... Read More

Hyatt Regency Cologne says no to President Obama after WTTC Summit Seville
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Hyatt Regency Cologne says no to President Obama after WTTC Summit Seville

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019

U.S. President Barak Obama is on a tourism trip. Today he is expected to be the star participant at the ... Read More

Maldives Tourism: Changes needed say local travel industry leaders
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Maldives Tourism: Changes needed say local travel industry leaders

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- March 27, 2019

The Corporate Maldives blog recently published an interesting analysis of how tourism leaders in the Indian Ocean Island Republic think. ... Read More

Brazil’s former president Michel Temer arrested
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Brazil’s former president Michel Temer arrested

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

Brazil’s former president Michel Temer has been arrested as part of a sweeping anti-corruption probe, media reports say. Temer took ... Read More

President Obama, WTTC and the African Tourism Board: A major push for Africa visibility
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President Obama, WTTC and the African Tourism Board: A major push for Africa visibility

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 21, 2019

Africa Tourism is hot right now. Overlooked in the past, the tourism potential of the African continent is now becoming ... Read More

Marriott International appoints new member to Board of Directors
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Marriott International appoints new member to Board of Directors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

The Board of Directors of Marriott International, Inc. said today it has appointed Margaret M. McCarthy, Executive Vice President at ... Read More

Why the New Zealand mass murder is a United States Terror Problem?
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Why the New Zealand mass murder is a United States Terror Problem?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2019

New Zealand tourism means unmatched beauty, adventurous, filled with eclectic animals, people concerned about the environment, and lots of sheep. ... Read More

African Tourism Board plans impressive launch in Cape Town at WTM
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African Tourism Board plans impressive launch in Cape Town at WTM

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 14, 2019

The African Tourism Board (ATB) is planning for an impressive launch event during World Travel Market (WTM) in Cape Town, ... Read More

Chatrium Golf Resort Soi Dao Chanthaburi welcomes new Hotel Manager
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Chatrium Golf Resort Soi Dao Chanthaburi welcomes new Hotel Manager

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019

Chatrium Hotels and Residences is extremely pleased to announce the appointment of Khun Wirachai Chakumrod as the Hotel Manager of ... Read More

Maldives former president Gayoom arrested for tourism related crime
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Maldives former president Gayoom arrested for tourism related crime

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 19, 2019

Maldives investigators found $1 million in former president Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom bank account allegedly linked to a deal to lease public ... Read More

Small- and Medium-sized Businesses are Vital Sources of Stability
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Small- and Medium-sized Businesses are Vital Sources of Stability

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 30, 2019

With a record-breaking 4.31 million travelers visiting Jamaica in 2018, the island nation’s tourism industry is poised to boost its ... Read More

Sri Lanka Political Turmoil to blame of tourism arrival shortfall
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Sri Lanka Political Turmoil to blame of tourism arrival shortfall

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 2, 2019

Sri Lanka did not reach its 2018 target in tourism arrivals Sri Lanka Tourism Development Minister John Amaratunga blamed the ... Read More

Madagascar newly elected  president always believed in tourism
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Madagascar newly elected president always believed in tourism

mm Alain St.Ange- December 31, 2018

Madagascar President Andry Rajoelina has always believed in tourism as a key industry for Madagascar and for the Indian Ocean ... Read More

Associated Luxury Hotels International expands global convention portfolio
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Associated Luxury Hotels International expands global convention portfolio

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2018

Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI), which serves as the global sales force for more than 250 luxury independent hotels, has ... Read More

Former Colombian President to be keynote speaker for upcoming international tourism event
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Former Colombian President to be keynote speaker for upcoming international tourism event

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 5, 2018

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says that Álvaro Uribe, former President of Colombia, is the keynote speaker for the ‘Global ... Read More

Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?
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Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 2, 2018

Foreign tourist should leave Zimbabwe. After a violent crackdown Tuesday night, a scary calm is returning to portions of Zimbabwe ... Read More

Maldives police arrests former president Mohamed Nasheed
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Maldives police arrests former president Mohamed Nasheed

editor editor- October 10, 2012

NEW DELHI, India - Police in the Maldives arrested the Indian Ocean nation's former president Mohamed Nasheed on Monday after ... Read More