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Marriott issues statement on health of President and CEO Arne Sorenson

Marriott issues statement on health of President and CEO Arne Sorenson

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 19:52 0

Marriott International, Inc. today announced that President and CEO Arne Sorenson was diagnosed on Wednesday with stage 2 pancreatic cancer. Sorenson, 60, received the diagnosis ... Read More

Things to Look for While Buying the Best Travel Insurance

Things to Look for While Buying the Best Travel Insurance

editor editor- May 3, 2019 19:50 0

Travel insurance comes in handy in the hour of need while travelling. It restrains you from paying the hefty medical bills during an eventuality and ... Read More

Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray

Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019 23:15 0

Sri Lanka Tourism is actually open for business: There is no threat to the overall safety of visitors. This is the latest message released by ... Read More

Hamburg Tourism wins international medical conference

Hamburg Tourism wins international medical conference

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 20:00 0

Hamburg has won the bid to host the 2022 conference of the International Society for Hydrocephalus and Cerebrospinal Fluid Disorders (ISHCSF). In September 2022, about ... Read More

Beach Vacation: What you do if a shark is about to attack?

Beach Vacation: What you do if a shark is about to attack?

editor editor- April 24, 2019 00:48 0

Shark attack! The United States is the most dangerous country in the world when it comes to bloody encounters between people and sharks. It's especially ... Read More

Cambria Hotels opens second property in Charleston, SC

Cambria Hotels opens second property in Charleston, SC

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 21:11 0

Franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc., the Cambria Hotels brand continues its South Carolina expansion with the opening of Charleston's newest hotel, the Cambria Hotel ... Read More

Two Australian Heroes killed when saving a tourist from drowning

Two Australian Heroes killed when saving a tourist from drowning

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019 21:31 0

Tourism and Dairy are popular in  Port Campbell, a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. The town is on the Great Ocean Road, west of the ... Read More

Terror Attack on Shangri La, Kingsbury Hotel and three churches in Sri Lanka

Terror Attack on Shangri La, Kingsbury Hotel and three churches in Sri Lanka

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019 06:19 1

The Shangri La Hotel Colombo, the Kingsbury Hotel and three churches in Kochchikade and Negombo were targeted by terrorists today in Sri Lanka. This is ... Read More

Melbourne Gay Night Club shooting kills one, injures three

Melbourne Gay Night Club shooting kills one, injures three

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 14, 2019 12:55 0

Melbourne and locals alike find Love Machine nightclub in Prahran to be a popular part of  Melbourne R&B and house music over 3 floors. This ... Read More

10 tourists trapped by avalanches rescued in China’s Xinjiang

10 tourists trapped by avalanches rescued in China’s Xinjiang

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 9, 2019 19:45 0

Ten people have been rescued Tuesday after being trapped by avalanches in a mountainous area in Changji, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, according to ... Read More

Korean Air and the Hanjin Group Chairman and founder of Skyteam died in Los Angeles

Korean Air and the Hanjin Group Chairman and founder of Skyteam died in Los Angeles

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 06:16 0

Yang Ho Cho, 70, Chairman and CEO of Korean Air and the Hanjin Group, died peacefully April 7 in a Los Angeles hospital after a ... Read More

Nepal Tourism Board CEO: Tourists not affected in deadly storm in remote southern plains

Nepal Tourism Board CEO: Tourists not affected in deadly storm in remote southern plains

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019 01:40 0

Tourists in Nepal are not affected in today's deadly storm. The Nepal Prime minister KP Sharma Oli expressed his condolences in a tweet and said that ... Read More

Shot on Oahu: Visitors Aloha Society of Hawaii helps tourist to return to California

Shot on Oahu: Visitors Aloha Society of Hawaii helps tourist to return to California

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019 00:22 0

A Hawaii Vacation was cut short for a 34-year-old visitor from California. She was visiting  Oahu's Northshore and was shot while driving on Kamehameha Highway ... Read More

Crime out of control and rampant in Waikiki: Let’s make it unwelcoming for homeless

Crime out of control and rampant in Waikiki: Let’s make it unwelcoming for homeless

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2019 00:14 0

The perception is that crime is out of control and rampant in Waikiki. The community wants to make Waikiki unwelcome and uncomfortable for homeless people. ... Read More

Korean Air abandons teens in South Korea

Korean Air abandons teens in South Korea

editor editor- March 28, 2019 00:47 1

Two unaccompanied teenage minors, ages 15 and 16, were left stranded in South Korea after being booted from their flight from Seoul to the Philippines ... Read More

New Cambria hotels planned for Detroit and Portland, Maine

New Cambria hotels planned for Detroit and Portland, Maine

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019 00:20 0

Choice Hotels International, Inc. inked agreements with Koucar Management to develop new Cambria hotels in Detroit and Portland, Maine. The upscale hotels are slated to ... Read More

Marriott International appoints new member to Board of Directors

Marriott International appoints new member to Board of Directors

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 01:17 0

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

Global Tourism Industry Mourns the Loss of Peter Wong

Global Tourism Industry Mourns the Loss of Peter Wong

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2019 18:56 0

Tourism Icon Peter Wong died on 11 March 2019, at Queen Mary Hospital in Pok Fu Lam, HongKong. Peter Wong was Executive Chairman of the ... Read More

Senegalese migrant sets school bus full of children on fire in Italy

Senegalese migrant sets school bus full of children on fire in Italy

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019 15:45 0

The driver of a school bus filled with children has been arrested by Italian police for setting fire to the vehicle near Milan. The Senegalese ... Read More

The pulse of Brexit Britain captured by Martin Parr

The pulse of Brexit Britain captured by Martin Parr

Rita Payne - special to eTN Rita Payne - special to eTN- March 20, 2019 01:05 0

With Britain deeply divided over Brexit, an exhibition by one of the country’s best-known and celebrated photographers, Martin Parr, vividly captures images which help one ... Read More

Sexually assaulted by hotel staff? TripAdvisor tells woman leave a review

Sexually assaulted by hotel staff? TripAdvisor tells woman leave a review

editor editor- March 19, 2019 01:42 0

TripAdvisor is the largest travel site in the world, with 456 million people visiting the site every month to search for accommodation and other hospitality ... Read More

Tsuen Wan Line  Derailed: MTR train in HongKong

Tsuen Wan Line Derailed: MTR train in HongKong

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019 05:41 0

Luckily it was only a trial injuring a driver. It could have been worse with thousands of people using MTR trains in Hong Kong. Today, Monday ... Read More

Boston on fire: What happened?

Boston on fire: What happened?

editor editor- March 16, 2019 00:42 0

A fire in East Boston is so big and the smoke plumes are so large, that doppler radar is picking up the activity. Compounding the ... Read More

Mayday on TK1 from Istanbul to JFK after severe turbulence over New England

Mayday on TK1 from Istanbul to JFK after severe turbulence over New England

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 07:54 0

Turkish Airlines Flight One, non-stop service from Istanbul landed at JFK Airport New York at 5.35pm Saturday night. Prior to landing the captain of this ... Read More

Former Seychelles president President Albert Ren passed

Former Seychelles president President Albert Ren passed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 06:37 0

Seychelles second and long serving President Albert Rene aged 83 died at Seychelles Hospital during in the early hours of the 27 February. At Seychelles ... Read More

Delta emergency landing in Reno

Delta emergency landing in Reno

editor editor- February 14, 2019 01:27 0

Delta Airlines flight 5763 had to make an emergency landing at RenoTahoe International Airport today, February 13, 2019 at approximately 1:00 pm after experiencing severe ... Read More

Former ZImbabwe Tourism Minister Dr. Walter Mzembi is alive

Former ZImbabwe Tourism Minister Dr. Walter Mzembi is alive

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 3, 2019 19:59 0

The former Minister of Tourism and Hospitality for Zimbabwe, Dr. Walter Mzembi talked to eTurboNews Sunday night  from his residence in Johannesburg after social media ... Read More

TSA officer at Orlando Airport jumps to his death

TSA officer at Orlando Airport jumps to his death

editor editor- February 3, 2019 02:06 0

Today, Saturday, February 2 2019, Southwest Airlines canceled 49 inbound flights and 45 outbound flights, after a TSA officer jumped to his death inside Orlando ... Read More

Ambassadors’ Night: Brussels appoints 18 destination ambassadors

Ambassadors’ Night: Brussels appoints 18 destination ambassadors

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 30, 2019 17:05 0

Tonight, at an exclusive gala evening, visit.brussels awards the title of destination ambassador to 18 partners who greatly contributed to publicising Brussels in 2018 and ... Read More

Deadly terror attack on Catholic Cathedral during mass putting tourism plans on hold

Deadly terror attack on Catholic Cathedral during mass putting tourism plans on hold

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 27, 2019 09:35 0

Jolo Island in the Philippines means a mixture of Muslims and Christians trying to live together. The region had big plans to become a Boracay type ... Read More

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