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Tsunami Warning for South Pacific Island Chain after 7.4 earthquake
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Tsunami Warning for South Pacific Island Chain after 7.4 earthquake

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 15, 2019

A tsunami threat has been issued for Kermadec Islands.  Kermadec Islands, volcanic island group in the South Pacific Ocean, 600 ... Read More

Tit for tat: India slaps high tariffs on 28 US products effective Sunday
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Tit for tat: India slaps high tariffs on 28 US products effective Sunday

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019

Indian government announced that it will impose higher tariffs on 28 US products, including almonds, apples and walnuts, tomorrow, in ... Read More

Minister: Whole Russia can be tax-free for foreign visitors by end of 2019
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Minister: Whole Russia can be tax-free for foreign visitors by end of 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

Russia's Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov today said that the tax-free system can be extended to all Russian ... Read More

Europe falls behind USA in cost of living
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Europe falls behind USA in cost of living

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

ECA International’s latest Cost of Living report today reveals that Europe now accounts for less than a fifth of the ... Read More

Terror at Saudi Arabian Airport: An Iran Connection?
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Terror at Saudi Arabian Airport: An Iran Connection?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

Yesterday's terror attack on Abha International Airport in Saudi Arabia is seen as an escalation adding now to the significant ... Read More

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

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019

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

Why tourists are not in danger after confirmed Ebola case in Uganda
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Why tourists are not in danger after confirmed Ebola case in Uganda

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 12, 2019

There is no threat for tourists traveling currently in Uganda. Future visitors planning a trip to this East African country ... Read More

Baltimore/Washington International Airport orders 20 new shuttle buses
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Baltimore/Washington International Airport orders 20 new shuttle buses

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

Maryland Department of Transportation has issued a new order of 15 forty-foot and five sixty-foot Xcelsior clean diesel heavy-duty transit ... Read More

Ghana Remains Safe: African Tourism Board Rapid Response Team offers assistance
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Ghana Remains Safe: African Tourism Board Rapid Response Team offers assistance

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 11, 2019

Ghana remains sage, security remains vigilant according to a statement issued by Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the Minister of Information for ... Read More

Is this Hard Rock Hotel Cafe slowly poisoning guests?
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Is this Hard Rock Hotel Cafe slowly poisoning guests?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 11, 2019

It may not be safe to stay at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino-Punta Cana. "We are too busy to ... Read More

Qatar Airways celebrates opening of FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019
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Qatar Airways celebrates opening of FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 8, 2019

Qatar Airways, the Official Partner and Official Airline of FIFA, was delighted and honoured to have played a full part ... Read More

Re-defining “undocumented”: TSA allows illegal immigrants board flights without any ID
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Re-defining “undocumented”: TSA allows illegal immigrants board flights without any ID

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

US Transportation Security Administration has brought a new meaning to the term "undocumented" by permitting illegal aliens to fly domestically, ... Read More

Travel to Cuba becoming more difficult: Center for Responsible Travel responds
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Travel to Cuba becoming more difficult: Center for Responsible Travel responds

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced new restrictions on U.S. travel to ... Read More

Chinese travelers ‘harassed’: Beijing issues US travel warning
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Chinese travelers ‘harassed’: Beijing issues US travel warning

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

China has issued a travel warning to its citizens traveling to the US, citing reports that trade war tensions have ... Read More

FAA issues waiver for drones with parachutes
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FAA issues waiver for drones with parachutes

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced today that it issued Hensel Phelps Construction Company of Washington, D.C., a Part 107 ... Read More

Air Canada 2018 corporate sustainability report
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Air Canada 2018 corporate sustainability report

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

Air Canada today issued Citizens of the World, its 2018 corporate sustainability report. The report details the airline's progress in ... Read More

Tourists traveling to Tanzania: No plastic bags or face fines or imprisonment
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Tourists traveling to Tanzania: No plastic bags or face fines or imprisonment

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- May 31, 2019

Tourists and foreign visitors traveling to Tanzania are advised not to carry with them plastic bags on arrival at the ... 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

U.S. Travel concerned over tensions with China
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U.S. Travel concerned over tensions with China

editor editor- May 28, 2019

Competition between China and the U.S. has intensified on several fronts including trade and technology, the South China Sea and ... Read More

Air Partner’s Travel division celebrates 20th anniversary
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Air Partner’s Travel division celebrates 20th anniversary

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

The Travel division of Air Partner plc, the global aviation services group, is this month celebrating 20 years of organizing ... Read More

Swoop: Cabin crew have right to choose their representation
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Swoop: Cabin crew have right to choose their representation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019

Swoop, a Canadian ultra low-cost airline owned by WestJet, today issued the following statement from President Steven Greenway regarding the ... Read More

Former Jet Airways Chair forced to deboard at Mumbai Airport
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Former Jet Airways Chair forced to deboard at Mumbai Airport

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 27, 2019

In a shocking development, Naresh Goyal and his wife, Anita, were forced to deboard the aircraft they were on at ... Read More

Schiphol Airport: Do not travel during tomorrow’s public transport strike!
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Schiphol Airport: Do not travel during tomorrow’s public transport strike!

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019

Due to the public transport strike no buses and trains will be running in the Netherlands. We expect high congestion ... Read More

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Organizing the rape of children: A lucrative tourism business for former Israeli soldier

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

Tourists travel to Colombia often loo0king for drugs and to rape children. This is a  very dark side of tourism. ... Read More

Drury Hotel guests: Review your credit card statements for unauthorized charges
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Drury Hotel guests: Review your credit card statements for unauthorized charges

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

The Drury Hotels operates a chain of mid-scale limited service hotels under the brands Drury Inn and Suites, Drury Inn, ... Read More

No iPhone, no KFC, no Disneyland: Chinese firm bans workers from buying US goods, travel to USA
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No iPhone, no KFC, no Disneyland: Chinese firm bans workers from buying US goods, travel to USA

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

As the US-China trade dispute gets uglier by the day some Chinese corporations seem intent to respond to Washington pressure ... Read More

Hawaii hotels report lower revenue, lower occupancy, higher daily rate in April 2019
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Hawaii hotels report lower revenue, lower occupancy, higher daily rate in April 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

In April 2019, Hawaii hotels statewide reported lower revenue per available room (RevPAR), with higher average daily rate (ADR) and ... Read More

What is the most important prize in Chinese international tourism?
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What is the most important prize in Chinese international tourism?

editor editor- May 18, 2019

by Apolónia Rodrigues, special to eTN The Chinese Tourist Welcome (CTW) Award issued a Bronze prize in the Innovation category ... 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

US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral
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US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019

Today the U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Baghdad ordered a partial evacuation of their American staff.  In the meantime, the ... Read More

US travelers warned about mandatory Real-ID requirement changes
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US travelers warned about mandatory Real-ID requirement changes

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019

US states are rushing to become Real-ID compliant in response to federal legislation, which set new, more stringent minimum standards ... Read More

Huge earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands, no tsunami threat to Hawaii
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Huge earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands, no tsunami threat to Hawaii

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019

Powerful, magnitude 7.5 earthquake has rattled Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands today, U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no ... Read More

Security alert: US Embassy in Baghdad warns Americans not to travel to Iraq
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Security alert: US Embassy in Baghdad warns Americans not to travel to Iraq

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019

The US Embassy in Iraq has issued a security alert, warning US citizens of “heightened tensions” in the country and ... Read More

Minister: Sri Lanka needs security audit to build confidence among tourists
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Minister: Sri Lanka needs security audit to build confidence among tourists

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 11, 2019

Sri Lanka's State Minister Harsha de Silva announced that the country is planning an independent security audit to build confidence ... Read More

Emergency statement for tourists in Peru from PROMPERU
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Emergency statement for tourists in Peru from PROMPERU

editor editor- May 11, 2019

In response to the farming strike announced for May 13, 2019 in Cusco, PROMPERU has issued the following information: On ... Read More

Strong earthquake strikes Japan’s Kyushu, no tsunami warning issued
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Strong earthquake strikes Japan’s Kyushu, no tsunami warning issued

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019

A magnitude 6.3 earthquake has shaken part of southwestern Japan but appeared to cause no damage. The Japan Meteorological Agency ... Read More