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Canadian travellers: do’s and don’ts when travelling and staying in vacation rentals
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Canadian travellers: do’s and don’ts when travelling and staying in vacation rentals

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019

The annual 2019 Airplane and Hotel Etiquette Study results are released by Expedia, offering a deep dive into Canadian travellers' ... Read More

Celebrating PRIDE month: Guam’s first woman Governor signs first PRIDE Pledge
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Celebrating PRIDE month: Guam’s first woman Governor signs first PRIDE Pledge

editor editor- June 10, 2019

In an historic first in the nation, the Leon Guerrero-Tenorio Administration of Guam signed a PRIDE Pledge, along with its ... Read More

Best beach in Hawaii: Naked Surfing and Nude Boogie Boarding make tourists take their clothes off
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Best beach in Hawaii: Naked Surfing and Nude Boogie Boarding make tourists take their clothes off

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 9, 2019

Visiting Hawaii and wanted to take your clothes off?  Nude surfing and naked boogie boarding in Hawaii are popular on ... Read More

Dark Tourism: South Korea using massacre to lure tourists
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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

Treehouse Hotels: New brand from Starwood Capital Group
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Treehouse Hotels: New brand from Starwood Capital Group

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

Hotel visionary Barry Sternlicht, and Chairman and CEO of Starwood Capital Group, founder of W Hotels, has once again worked ... Read More

30th anniversary of Tiananmen Square massacre planned in front of LA Chinese Consulate
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30th anniversary of Tiananmen Square massacre planned in front of LA Chinese Consulate

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

What is being called "a commemorative candlelight vigil" to remember the 30th Anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre will be ... Read More

IATA forecast for global aviation in 2019 is not so good for reasons listed
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IATA forecast for global aviation in 2019 is not so good for reasons listed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a downgrade of its 2019 outlook for the global air transport industry to ... Read More

ECPAT-USA honors leaders in fight to end trafficking at 2019 Freedom Awards
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ECPAT-USA honors leaders in fight to end trafficking at 2019 Freedom Awards

editor editor- May 30, 2019

ECPAT-USA, the leading policy organization in the United States seeking to end the commercial, sexual exploitation of children through awareness, ... Read More

2019 Canadian Tulip Festival draws largest crowd in a decade
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2019 Canadian Tulip Festival draws largest crowd in a decade

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

Despite chilly weather and occasional showers, the 67th annual Canadian Tulip Festival drew crowds estimated at over 600,000 to the ... 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

Marriott International unveils first-ever longer stays category marketing campaign
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Marriott International unveils first-ever longer stays category marketing campaign

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

Marriott International today announced its first-ever longer stays category marketing campaign, "Room for Possibility," spotlighting the portfolio's brands that enable ... Read More

Pakistan eases visa restrictions: Promoting religious tourism
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Pakistan eases visa restrictions: Promoting religious tourism

editor editor- May 18, 2019

Pakistan is promoting religious pluralism by easing visa restrictions and promoting religious tourism to support religious inclusivity. This was explained ... 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

Do I need a VPN on my phone when traveling abroad?
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Do I need a VPN on my phone when traveling abroad?

editor editor- May 14, 2019

The internet has quickly become an essential component of human civilization, and it is more of a necessity now. The ... Read More

Is there a gender difference in the travel habits of Americans?
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Is there a gender difference in the travel habits of Americans?

editor editor- May 8, 2019

Is there a difference in how American men and women travel? Does one gender travel more than the other? Does ... Read More

IATA: March passenger demand growth slows on later Easter holiday
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IATA: March passenger demand growth slows on later Easter holiday

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for March 2019 showing that demand (measured in revenue ... Read More

Pitbull and Mariah Carey to highlight 2019 Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival
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Pitbull and Mariah Carey to highlight 2019 Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019

The organization of the Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival announces new names today. Pitbull will open on the Sam Cooke ... Read More

South Africa Day 2019 celebrations in Bangkok
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South Africa Day 2019 celebrations in Bangkok

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- April 30, 2019

A stunning South Africa National Day celebration took place in the Thai capital at the Siam Kempinski 5 star hotel. ... Read More

Unique forum on Thailand, The Greatest Story in Global Tourism HiSTORY
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Unique forum on Thailand, The Greatest Story in Global Tourism HiSTORY

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2019

The upcoming 60th anniversary of both Tourism Authority of Thailand and Thai Airways International, the two founding pillars of Thai ... 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

Ideal ocean cruise ship: Ship sizes and what they mean for your cruise
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Ideal ocean cruise ship: Ship sizes and what they mean for your cruise

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

Ships sizes range from megaships (over 4,000 passengers) to very small vessels and luxury yachts whose passengers number in mere ... Read More

Sudan Tourism Industry: ATB President St. Ange wants Africa to stand by Sudan
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Sudan Tourism Industry: ATB President St. Ange wants Africa to stand by Sudan

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 23, 2019

People in Sudan are tasting freedom for the first time. It will be impossible to go back and tourism is ... Read More

No Easter Travel  for Palestinian Christians in Gaza
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No Easter Travel for Palestinian Christians in Gaza

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019

There are around 1,100 Palestinian Christians in Gaza, many of whom are descended from the earliest Christians in Palestine (where ... Read More

Sri Lanka: More attacks in progress,  Internet off, Curfew ordered: European Union offers support and issues statement
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Sri Lanka: More attacks in progress, Internet off, Curfew ordered: European Union offers support and issues statement

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019

The European Union High Representative Vice-President Federica Mogherini issued a statement after the deadly terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka this ... Read More

Qatar Airways: Investment in Air Italy fully compliant with US-Qatar Open Skies Agreement
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Qatar Airways: Investment in Air Italy fully compliant with US-Qatar Open Skies Agreement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

Following recent false accusations relating to Qatar Airways’ shareholding in Air Italy, such baseless statements and consistent inaccuracies need addressing ... Read More

IATA Report: Aviation continues to deliver solid
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IATA Report: Aviation continues to deliver solid

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for February 2019 showing total revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs) ... Read More

Brunei Travel: Ready to be stoned to death? How will WTTC and UNWTO respond?
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Brunei Travel: Ready to be stoned to death? How will WTTC and UNWTO respond?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 30, 2019

Brunei is becoming a deadly place to visit starting April 3, specially if you are member of the LGBT Community. ... Read More

misterb&b expands to LGBTQ hotels
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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

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UNESCO, African Union and Ethiopia Role Model on World Press Freedom?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines, has been chosen as the Official Carrier for the 2019 World Press Freedom Day Global Conference to be ... Read More

African Tourism Board: The Human Right to Explore the Cape in the Eyes of Marriott
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African Tourism Board: The Human Right to Explore the Cape in the Eyes of Marriott

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 26, 2019

The official launch of the African Tourism Board is only about two weeks away. On April 11 at 15.30 the ... 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

Bartlett: Tourism driving economic growth through events and experiential activities
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Bartlett: Tourism driving economic growth through events and experiential activities

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019

Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica’s tourism industry has benefitted tremendously from the recent staging of mega culinary and ... Read More

Older travelers still want adventure
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Older travelers still want adventure

editor editor- March 18, 2019

While much adventure travel information is aimed at young backpackers, recent research revealed travel is not just the domain of ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister lauds Tourism Service Excellence finalists
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Jamaica Tourism Minister lauds Tourism Service Excellence finalists

editor editor- March 15, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett has lauded the contribution of the finalists who will vie for the coveted award ... Read More

Double Deadly Terror Attack in New Zealand: “There is blood everywhere”
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Double Deadly Terror Attack in New Zealand: “There is blood everywhere”

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2019

"I'm still in shock at the news coming from Christchurch today. To any Muslims, both in New Zealand and around ... Read More