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World Health Organization: Trump’s funding cut causing outrage
Travel Safety & Emergencies

World Health Organization: Trump’s funding cut causing outrage

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 15, 2020

"We regret the decision of the president of the United States to order a halt in funding to the World ... Read More

European Union sends millions to Uganda and South Sudan to fight Ebola while tourism remains safe
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European Union sends millions to Uganda and South Sudan to fight Ebola while tourism remains safe

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, and the Democratic Republic are on high alert and are dealing with a developing crisis. Uganda ... Read More

U.S. DOT launches Port Infrastructure Development Program
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U.S. DOT launches Port Infrastructure Development Program

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to apply for $292.7 million in ... Read More

Etihad Airways and Swae to launch artificial intelligence-powered crowd-sourcing platform
Travel Technology News

Etihad Airways and Swae to launch artificial intelligence-powered crowd-sourcing platform

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

Etihad Airways (Etihad), the national airline of the UAE, and Swae, a startup based in Vancouver, have partnered to launch ... Read More

Kalamazoo-Battle Creek International Airport in Michigan to close
Airline News

Kalamazoo-Battle Creek International Airport in Michigan to close

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 9, 2019

The Kalamazoo Battle Creek International Airport will close to airline traffic from June 10 until June 26  this year due ... Read More

$840 million in DOT infrastructure grants to 381 US airports announced
Airline News

$840 million in DOT infrastructure grants to 381 US airports announced

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $840 million ... Read More

Vancouver International Airport expansion updates
Airline News

Vancouver International Airport expansion updates

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) celebrated a major milestone with a steel topping ceremony for the expansion of the airport's International ... Read More

Timbers Resorts appoints Sean McLaughlin chief financial officer
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Timbers Resorts appoints Sean McLaughlin chief financial officer

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

Timbers Resorts, the leading developer and operator of luxury boutique properties around the globe, announces today the appointment of esteemed ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there
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U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there

editor editor- June 5, 2019

Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association President and CEO was the first to speak at the U.S. Travel Association’s IPW Press ... Read More

FAA has $6 million in matching funds available for new UAS test site partnerships
Airline News

FAA has $6 million in matching funds available for new UAS test site partnerships

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that it will partner with qualified commercial companies who can match the agency’s $6 ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett to participate in inaugural Asian Resilience Summit
People in Travel & Tourism

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett to participate in inaugural Asian Resilience Summit

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

Jamaica's Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett is expected to participate in the first Asian Resilience Summit, being held in Kathmandu, ... Read More

Maritime security the Seychelles way
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Maritime security the Seychelles way

mm Alain St.Ange- May 25, 2019

Africa’s smallest nation is setting a standard for safe sustainable seas through the prosecution of pirates, international maritime cooperation, and ... Read More

Canada explores new ways to reduce transportation pollution
Transportation News

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

Memorial Day traffic study finds dire economic cost, public support for user fees
Transportation News

Memorial Day traffic study finds dire economic cost, public support for user fees

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday released a survey finding that Americans avoided an estimated 47.5 million auto trips due ... Read More

2.8 million travel on U.S. airlines every day
Airline News

2.8 million travel on U.S. airlines every day

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019

Airlines for America (A4A), announced today that it expects a record 257.4 million passengers — an average of 2.8 million per ... Read More

How are Airbnb and Thailand Government Savings Bank working together?
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How are Airbnb and Thailand Government Savings Bank working together?

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- May 18, 2019

Airbnb, a community-driven hospitality company, and the Government Savings Bank, Thailand’s 105-year-old state-owned bank, today announced an official strategic partnership ... Read More

Airport in Maui opens mega car rental facility
Car Rental News

Airport in Maui opens mega car rental facility

editor editor- May 17, 2019

A new $340 million multilevel Consolidated Rent-A-Car (CONRAC) in the Kahului Airport on Maui in Hawaii houses all major rental ... Read More

US Transportation Secretary announces $779 million in funding for airport infrastructure
Airline News

US Transportation Secretary announces $779 million in funding for airport infrastructure

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019

US Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the intent to award $779 million in supplemental funding for infrastructure grants ... Read More

US Travel: Deployment of TSA agents on southern border could result in turmoil for business and leisure travel
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US Travel: Deployment of TSA agents on southern border could result in turmoil for business and leisure travel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued the following statement on reports that ... Read More

Uganda: Works begin on Kampala  $60 M Flyover project
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Uganda: Works begin on Kampala $60 M Flyover project

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- May 15, 2019

Preliminary works on the Kampala Flyover Construction and Road Upgrading project (KFCRUP), has commenced. According to the Uganda National Roads ... Read More

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays
Airline News

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

editor editor- May 14, 2019

Most major US airports experience flight disruptions on a daily basis, with Chicago O'Hare International Airport leading the pack. Within ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Sunset on the Beach series returns to Waikiki
Hawaii Travel News

Hawaii Tourism: Sunset on the Beach series returns to Waikiki

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

Honolulu visitors and residents in search of a little family-friendly fun this summer in Waikiki will be pleased to know ... Read More

Silicon Valley Tech executive becomes CTO for Bidroom hotel platform
People in Travel & Tourism

Silicon Valley Tech executive becomes CTO for Bidroom hotel platform

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

Maurizio Tripi has joined the Board of Directors of Bidroom - the no-commission hotel platform - to speed up the ... Read More

Pedaling for a purpose? United Airlines assists AIDS/LifeCycle cyclists
Airline News

Pedaling for a purpose? United Airlines assists AIDS/LifeCycle cyclists

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

United Airlines announced today it is offering an airfare discount and free checked bikes for customers flying to ride in ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority helps fund programs supporting Hawaiian culture, natural resources and 2020 tourism projects & events
Hawaii Travel News

Hawaii Tourism Authority helps fund programs supporting Hawaiian culture, natural resources and 2020 tourism projects & events

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) today issued three Request for Proposals offering to provide funding support to qualified programs that ... Read More

Wimbledon 2019: Winning plans for players and spectators 
Sports Travel News

Wimbledon 2019: Winning plans for players and spectators 

Rita Payne - special to eTN Rita Payne - special to eTN- May 2, 2019

The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) has announced a series of significant changes for The Championships 2019 and beyond. ... Read More

London Heathrow: Recording another record
Airline News

London Heathrow: Recording another record

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019

London Heathrow is recording another record. More passengers than ever before – Heathrow achieved its 29th consecutive month of growth, welcoming ... Read More

Hotel del Coronado: One of the most popular beach resorts in the US
Hotel & Resort News

Hotel del Coronado: One of the most popular beach resorts in the US

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- April 27, 2019

The renowned Hotel del Coronado is a grand example of elegant Victorian architecture providing one of the most beautiful and ... Read More

American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership
Travel Associations News

American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019

The Board of Directors of the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) is pleased to announce the appointment of ... Read More

Mediterranean Resort & Hotel Real Estate Forum returns to Greece
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Mediterranean Resort & Hotel Real Estate Forum returns to Greece

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

Now in its fifth year, the Mediterranean Resort & Hotel Real Estate Forum (MR&H) will return to Greece for the ... Read More

American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership
Travel Associations News

American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019

The Board of Directors of the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) is pleased to announce the appointment of ... Read More

Disney Cruise Line and Captain Minnie Mouse inspire future female ship captains
Cruise Industry News

Disney Cruise Line and Captain Minnie Mouse inspire future female ship captains

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019

With a collection of new initiatives, Disney Cruise Line is aiming to inspire the next generation of female leaders in ... 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

U.S. Travel welcomes Bernhardt DOI confirmation
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

U.S. Travel welcomes Bernhardt DOI confirmation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019

U.S. Travel President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the Senate confirmation of David Bernhardt as secretary ... Read More

Ottawa Tourism launches ThinkOttawa ambassador program
Travel Associations News

Ottawa Tourism launches ThinkOttawa ambassador program

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

Ottawa Tourism, Shaw Centre and Invest Ottawa are collaborating to launch a program to bring more conferences and conventions to ... Read More

U.S. Travel honors its 2019 Travel Champions
Travel Award News

U.S. Travel honors its 2019 Travel Champions

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday announced the recipients of the sixth annual Distinguished Travel Champion Award: Sen. Catherine Cortez ... Read More