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

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

In an advertisement in “The New Vision” daily by the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) on June 7, a notice ... Read More

Marriott International opens second Four Points by Sheraton in Tanzania

Marriott International opens second Four Points by Sheraton in Tanzania

Marriott International, Inc. today announced the opening of its second Four Points by Sheraton (Four-Points.Marriott.com) hotel in Tanzania, Four ... Read More

Hotel History: Shepheard’s Hotel in Cairo known for opulence, famous guests, and the military

Hotel History: Shepheard’s Hotel in Cairo known for opulence, famous guests, and the military

Shepheard’s Hotel history goes back 178 years when it was originally built by Englishman Samuel Shepheard in Cairo. It ... Read More

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

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

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

Luxury Cruising: Silversea celebrates silver jubilee

Luxury Cruising: Silversea celebrates silver jubilee

Silversea Cruises serves 25 years as a luxury cruise line. Silversea has unlocked the authentic beauty of the world ... Read More

The Luxury Collection opens its first hotel in the English countryside

The Luxury Collection opens its first hotel in the English countryside

The Luxury Collection®, part of Marriott International Inc., today announced the opening of The Langley, A Luxury Collection Hotel, ... Read More

VIA Rail Canada ridership and revenue continue to grow

VIA Rail Canada ridership and revenue continue to grow

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

National Tourism Authority Kiribati appoints new Chair: Kiribati is for travelers!

National Tourism Authority Kiribati appoints new Chair: Kiribati is for travelers!

Danial Rochford was appointed as the  inaugural Chairperson of the new National Tourism Authority in Kiribati He said in ... Read More

Egyptian President orders tourist attractions’ upgrades to “reflect history and civilization of Egypt”

Egyptian President orders tourist attractions’ upgrades to “reflect history and civilization of Egypt”

Egypt's President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi ordered upgrading tourist attractions nationwide, in a way that reflects the history and civilization ... Read More

A piece of American history, ancient culture, white sandy beaches and so remote like no place else?

A piece of American history, ancient culture, white sandy beaches and so remote like no place else?

Where can you find a piece of American history and ancient culture like no other place else? Where can ... Read More

International cooperation between Seychelles and a Baltic Island: Minister Dogley visits German beach clean-up project

International cooperation between Seychelles and a Baltic Island: Minister Dogley visits German beach clean-up project

The Seychelles Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine; Didier Dogley, in the company of the Honorary Consul ... Read More

Washington, DC Tourism: 21.9 million domestic visitors in 2018

Washington, DC Tourism: 21.9 million domestic visitors in 2018

Destination DC (DDC) today announced that Washington, DC attracted a record 21.9 million domestic visitors in 2018, the ninth ... Read More

Miami Air International crash in Jacksonville: Statement from Pilot Unio

Miami Air International crash in Jacksonville: Statement from Pilot Unio

The president of the Airline Professionals Association, Teamsters Local 1224, Captain Daniel C. Wells, released the following statement regarding ... Read More

Ugandan judge okays destruction of natural forest for sugarcane plantation

Ugandan judge okays destruction of natural forest for sugarcane plantation

In December of last year, Judge Albert Rugadya Atwooki stepped down from the case between Natinal Forestry Authority (NFA) ... Read More

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

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

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

XS, S, M, L or XL: What is your ideal river ship size?

XS, S, M, L or XL: What is your ideal river ship size?

All those with the hearts of wanderers will appreciate the appeal of a river cruise; an experience rich in ... Read More

“Best Worscht in Town” brings a currywurst buffet to Frankfurt Airport

“Best Worscht in Town” brings a currywurst buffet to Frankfurt Airport

rankfurt Airport is about to gain yet another culinary highlight: “Best Worscht in Town”, a German fast food chain ... Read More

Lennox Hotels to opens its first US property this summer

Lennox Hotels to opens its first US property this summer

A new modern hotel, combining contemporary design with original Art Deco design, is on the horizon in South Florida ... Read More

Tartan pride celebrated nationwide and in Hawaii, too

Tartan pride celebrated nationwide and in Hawaii, too

Tartan Day is a North American celebration of Scottish heritage, observed April 6, the date on which the Declaration ... Read More

Jordan sets itself up for European MICE audience

Jordan sets itself up for European MICE audience

Jordan, a country which is sheltered from the troubles of the region, is safe to travel in and around, ... Read More

Radisson Hotel expanding in South Asia

Radisson Hotel expanding in South Asia

With the support of hotel company Jin Jiang, Radisson Hotel Group is positioning itself in South Asia at the ... Read More

Aviation Safety: Fatigue management

Aviation Safety: Fatigue management

In aviation operations, managing fatigue is important because it diminishes an individual’s ability to perform almost all operational tasks. This clearly has ... Read More

Aloha is not “Aloooooha”: Stop visitors from offending Hawaiians

Aloha is not “Aloooooha”: Stop visitors from offending Hawaiians

Do not say ALOHA or better ALOOOOOHA when visiting Hawaii. "Those of you particularly in the tourist industry and ... Read More

Single-use plastic ban, food waste and local produce top priorities in Centara’s 2019 Sustainability Plan

Single-use plastic ban, food waste and local produce top priorities in Centara’s 2019 Sustainability Plan

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is focusing on three key sustainability initiatives as part of the ... Read More

Turkish Airlines Cargo carries Topkapı and Dolmabahçe Palaces’ artifacts to Japan

Turkish Airlines Cargo carries Topkapı and Dolmabahçe Palaces’ artifacts to Japan

Turkish Cargo, the air cargo brand of Turkish Airlines that provides service to 124 countries, carried 186 historical artifacts, ... Read More

Why Travel to Madrid? 40 Years of Diversity and Tolerance: Just Watch it!

Why Travel to Madrid? 40 Years of Diversity and Tolerance: Just Watch it!

Germany and the rest of the world agrees. Madrid is the city of tolerance and diversity. According to a ... Read More

John Q. Hammons: Master hotel developer and builder

John Q. Hammons: Master hotel developer and builder

One of the great hoteliers/developers of our time, John Q. Hammons developed 200 hotel properties in 40 states. But ... Read More

The 11 Best Beach Destinations for Summer 2019

The 11 Best Beach Destinations for Summer 2019

It may not feel like it outside, but the summer of 2019 is just around the corner. And there’s ... Read More

World Bank announces Air Transport Annual Report

World Bank announces Air Transport Annual Report

The 14th edition of the World Bank Group (WBG) Air Transport Annual Report, which outlines the support that is ... Read More

King of Jordan Abdullah II to receive the Lamp of Peace of St. Francis in Assisi

King of Jordan Abdullah II to receive the Lamp of Peace of St. Francis in Assisi

His Majesty the King of Jordan, Abdullah II, will visit, accompanied by Her Majesty the Queen of Jordan, Rania, ... Read More

First Harper Hotel opens in Sumatra

First Harper Hotel opens in Sumatra

Harper Palembang has opened its doors in January 2019 in Indonesia, becoming the first Harper hotel to open in Sumatra. Joining Aston Palembang Hotel & Conference Center and favehotel ... Read More

Krakow hosts 3rd International Congress of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimages

Krakow hosts 3rd International Congress of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimages

The 3rd International Congress of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimages "100th birthday of Karol Wojtyla - Saint John Paul II" ... Read More

US National Park Service Frustrated with USS Arizona Hawaii repair work

US National Park Service Frustrated with USS Arizona Hawaii repair work

The U.S. National Park Service issued a statement on the USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. It reads: ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association Board of Directors gets new members

U.S. Travel Association Board of Directors gets new members

Camille Fergusson, the executive director of the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) has been elected to the ... Read More

U.S. Travel welcomes Destination DC Chief as National Chair

U.S. Travel welcomes Destination DC Chief as National Chair

The U.S. Travel Association on Thursday announced the election of Elliott L. Ferguson II, president and CEO of Destination ... Read More

IATA: Airline industry showing continuing safety improvements

IATA: Airline industry showing continuing safety improvements

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for the 2018 safety performance of the commercial airline industry showing ... Read More