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Act of terror in Tokyo Shinjuku tourist area during New Years celebration

Act of terror in Tokyo Shinjuku tourist area during New Years celebration

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 1, 2019 08:38 0

New Years in Tokyo turned violent when a car slammed into crowds who were celebrating  New Year early on Jan. 1. leaving 9 injured. The ... Read More

Taiwan Tourism ends 2018 year with 11 million tourist arrivals

Taiwan Tourism ends 2018 year with 11 million tourist arrivals

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018 02:48 0

The 11 millionth tourist to visit Taiwan in2018 is a Japanese tourist. He arrived at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport on a flight from Kansai International ... Read More

Leaving Japan as a tourist: It will cost you!

Leaving Japan as a tourist: It will cost you!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018 21:03 0

On Jan. 7, the Japanese government will introduce an international tourist tax. The tax of ¥1,000 (About $10) will be collected from every traveler when ... Read More

Suicide Tourism: A popular tourist destination in Japan with a dark reputation

Suicide Tourism: A popular tourist destination in Japan with a dark reputation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018 07:54 0

Suicide Tourism is a very dark side of tourism one better not mention. Therefore the  Japan National Tourism Organization will only tell you about the ... Read More

Chinese Celebrity Xu Haiqiao brought diversity of Seychelles to Chinese audiences via social media

Chinese Celebrity Xu Haiqiao brought diversity of Seychelles to Chinese audiences via social media

editor editor- December 28, 2018 21:32 0

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) office in China collaborated with famous reality show actor, Mr. Xu Haiqiao. Read More

Food so ugly, it’s good: Best foodie cities

Food so ugly, it’s good: Best foodie cities

editor editor- December 27, 2018 23:55 0

These Are the Best Cities for Food in 2019, According to David Chang Read More

Tokyo to Perth, soon non stop on All Nippon Airways

Tokyo to Perth, soon non stop on All Nippon Airways

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 26, 2018 02:58 0

All Nippon Airways (ANA) will launch a new daily direct flight between Tokyo Narita and Perth on 1 September 2019. Read More

5 SPA trends for 2019 Revealed

5 SPA trends for 2019 Revealed

editor editor- December 24, 2018 18:10 0

The most exciting 2019 SPA trends are good news for nature and lovers. Read More

Sexual Exploitation of Children through tourism:  ECPAT has a message for the holidays

Sexual Exploitation of Children through tourism: ECPAT has a message for the holidays

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018 11:15 0

Revenge porn or sexual extortion are only some of the problem Japan has to deal with when protecting children. Bangkok based ECPAT International is actively ... Read More

African American travel: $63 billion opportunity

African American travel: $63 billion opportunity

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018 15:44 0

The second study in a series documenting the impact of African American travelers demonstrates their growing contribution to the United States travel and tourism economy ... Read More

Japan Love Hotels come with mirrored ceilings, jacuzzi, and flavored rubbers

Japan Love Hotels come with mirrored ceilings, jacuzzi, and flavored rubbers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 16, 2018 22:59 0

dult only hotels, like the Hawaiian themed Moana Hotel, are becoming popular all over Japan. They are called "Love Hotels" Other names are fashion hotels, ... Read More

Japanese Sign Language? Japan Airlines understands

Japanese Sign Language? Japan Airlines understands

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2018 00:15 0

Starting today, Japan Airlines JAL will offer video remote interpreting services at select customer service centers in Japan for customers using Japanese sign language.  Read More

Late President Bush lived the Aloha Spirit: A Testimonial by a Democratic Party Activist from Hawaii

Late President Bush lived the Aloha Spirit: A Testimonial by a Democratic Party Activist from Hawaii

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 6, 2018 21:50 0

Marsha Rose Joyner is the host for ThinkTeck Hawaii and a Hawaiian political activist for many years.  She remembers when electors met in their respective state capitols ... Read More

Japanese holiday travelers:  Hawaii up, Guam down

Japanese holiday travelers: Hawaii up, Guam down

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2017 03:14 0

Travel, tourism, and security are working together. North Korea and the United States had been going through months of tough war talk. North Korean dictator Kim ... Read More

Guam shows strong presence at 2017 Mode Tour Travel Mart

Guam shows strong presence at 2017 Mode Tour Travel Mart

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 28, 2017 02:03 0

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) and its tourism partners recently returned from promoting the island at the fourth annual Mode Tour Travel Mart held in ... Read More

Who is going to Guam and why?

Who is going to Guam and why?

editor editor- October 7, 2017 00:22 2

In just one example of who’s going to Guam, the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) & PATA (Pacific Asian Travel Association) held their 2016 ... Read More

100th commemoration of the SMS Cormoran at sea now online

100th commemoration of the SMS Cormoran at sea now online

editor editor- July 5, 2017 03:53 1

On April 7, 2017, Guam commemorated the 100th anniversary of the scuttling of the German vessel SMS Cormoran II, the same day the United States ... Read More

A great day for Malaysia and Hawaii tourism: $189 close on Air Asia

A great day for Malaysia and Hawaii tourism: $189 close on Air Asia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 29, 2017 08:59 1

It was a great day for Malaysia and Hawaiian Tourism today. $189 Honolulu - Kuala Lumpur. It's not a travel industry rate, it's not a ... Read More

Guam holds seaside memorial for the SMS Cormoran II

Guam holds seaside memorial for the SMS Cormoran II

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- April 29, 2017 01:19 0

On Friday, April 7, 2017, the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) was joined by local and international dignitaries to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the scuttling ... Read More

Record Numbers Registered for the United Airlines Guam Marathon 2017

Record Numbers Registered for the United Airlines Guam Marathon 2017

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- April 9, 2017 09:28 0

TUMON, Guam, April 9, 2017 -- More than 4,300 registered runners raced to the finish line at the 5th United Guam Marathon (UGM) – a ... Read More

The history of the SMS Cormoran II

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 30, 2017 12:17 0

Tamuning, Guam – On Friday, April 7, 2017, the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) will commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the scuttling of the SMS Cormoran ... Read More

Guam’s local dive shops commemorate 100th anniversary of the Cormoran

editor editor- March 28, 2017 06:51 0

During WWII, Guam was captured from the US by the Japanese Imperial Army and occupied for two and a half years. Read More

Guam’s beach bucket list

editor editor- March 25, 2017 07:52 0

When visiting a tropical paradise, it just makes logical sense that a beach, or many of them, will be on a tourist’s to do list. Read More

Traveling through Guam on a cultural ride

editor editor- March 24, 2017 06:49 0

Many tourists today are looking for cultural experiences during their travels. They want to eat authentic foods, meet the locals, and step into their lives ... Read More

Asia Pacific air travel shows encouraging growth

editor editor- March 22, 2017 05:52 0

Figures show that from January to mid-March this year total Japanese outbound travel was up 4.1% when compared to 2016 – an encouraging sign for ... Read More

Saipan: Could be another island in the Philippines, except it isn’t

editor editor- February 17, 2017 07:35 0

Despite being only 12 miles long and 5 miles wide, Saipan has been hot property since it was colonized by the Spanish in the mid-1500’s. Read More

Visiting Guam? Get ready to get close

editor editor- February 16, 2017 07:32 0

Of the 1.3 million tourists to visit the island in 2013, Guam Visitors Bureau said half came from Japan, 169,000 from South Korea, 65,000 from ... Read More

Guam to Commemorate 100th Anniversary of SMS Cormoran Scuttling

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 10, 2017 16:02 0

On Friday, April 7, 2017, the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) will commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the scuttling of the SMS Cormoran II. Read More

JAL announces passenger traffic forecast for 2016 Golden Week

JAL announces passenger traffic forecast for 2016 Golden Week

editor editor- April 22, 2016 21:40 0

TOKYO, Japan - The JAL Group (JAL) announced today, its passenger traffic forecast for the annual Japanese "Golden Week" vacation period, which spans 11 days ... Read More

Princess Cruises brings premium cruising to East Malaysia and Brunei

Princess Cruises brings premium cruising to East Malaysia and Brunei

editor editor- December 3, 2015 22:05 0

SINGAPORE – Carnival Corporation & plc today announced that its Princess Cruises brand is capitalizing on the growing popularity of cruise travel in this region ... Read More

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