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San Jose International Airport celebrates opening of additional boarding gates
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San Jose International Airport celebrates opening of additional boarding gates

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) reached an important milestone yesterday in commissioning a $58 million Interim Gates Facility, which ... Read More

Air China launches direct Rome-Hangzhou flight
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Air China launches direct Rome-Hangzhou flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

A new Air China flight connecting Italian capital Rome with Hangzhou, capital of east China's Zhejiang Province, was inaugurated at ... Read More

Canada announces new Heritage Lighthouse designations
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Canada announces new Heritage Lighthouse designations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Canada's heritage places reflect the rich and varied heritage of the nation and provide an opportunity for Canadians to learn ... Read More

World unites to fight against cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro
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World unites to fight against cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- June 11, 2019

Thousands of people across the globe have come together protesting against the potential building of a controversial cable car on ... Read More

Meetings and hospitality dealing with profound changes, from mergers to demographics
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Meetings and hospitality dealing with profound changes, from mergers to demographics

editor editor- June 11, 2019

“Over 5,000 associations are headquartered in the Greater DC area. They are a significant segment of the meetings industry, making ... Read More

United, Southwest and Delta: New nonstop flights to Southern California
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United, Southwest and Delta: New nonstop flights to Southern California

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

The expansion of air service at Ontario International Airport (ONT), in Southern California, continues today with the United Airlines nonstop ... Read More

IATA forecast for global aviation in 2019 is not so good for reasons listed
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IATA forecast for global aviation in 2019 is not so good for reasons listed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a downgrade of its 2019 outlook for the global air transport industry to ... Read More

Is Boeing bribing U.S.House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation members? Follow the money
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Is Boeing bribing U.S.House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation members? Follow the money

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2019

Is Boeing bribing Members of the United States House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation with millions of dollars? Unfortunately, under U.S. ... Read More

Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way
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Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way

editor editor- May 30, 2019

U.S. Travel advisories against Kenya should be increased. This is the demand by leaders of the LGBT Community to the ... Read More

Art Cities Exchange 2019 to welcome leisure, luxury and MICE industry players
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Art Cities Exchange 2019 to welcome leisure, luxury and MICE industry players

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 28, 2019

Art Cities Exchange (ACE) 2019 will see the presence of 90 international buyers from the leisure, luxury, and MICE sectors ... Read More

Hotel Unions in Waikiki getting stronger: One job is enough !
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Hotel Unions in Waikiki getting stronger: One job is enough !

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

80 workers at the Double Tree Hilton Alana Waikiki chose to join UNITE HERE Local 5. The union had reached ... Read More

Exploring America in a RV: Lifestyle travel for 15 million Americans
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Exploring America in a RV: Lifestyle travel for 15 million Americans

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

An annual survey by the RV Industry Association finds that 88% of RV owners in the United States plan to ... Read More

National Park Tourism in Hawaii are big business: $734 Million in Economic Benefit
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National Park Tourism in Hawaii are big business: $734 Million in Economic Benefit

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 4.8 million visitors to national parks in Hawaii spent $526 million ... Read More

Ontario International Airport: Passenger volume up almost 7% in April
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Ontario International Airport: Passenger volume up almost 7% in April

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019

Passenger volume at Ontario International Airport (ONT) climbed nearly 7% in April, continuing a trend of steady growth for the ... Read More

2.8 million travel on U.S. airlines every day
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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

Reimagining Tourism through Human Capital Development
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Reimagining Tourism through Human Capital Development

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019

“Reimagining Tourism through Human Capital Development” written by Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett. Around the world today tourism ... Read More

The Modern Honolulu hotel slapped with federal charges for worker lay off
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The Modern Honolulu hotel slapped with federal charges for worker lay off

editor editor- May 4, 2019

The Modern Honolulu recently notified 78 workers—nearly 30% of the workers at the hotel—that they will be laid off within ... Read More

Washington Governor proclaims May as Hospitality Month
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Washington Governor proclaims May as Hospitality Month

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019

As the hospitality industry ramps up hiring for peak tourism season in Washington, Gov. Jay Inslee has proclaimed May as ... Read More

Qatar to eliminate its bizarre exit visa system
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Qatar to eliminate its bizarre exit visa system

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2019

Qatar is set to abolish its controversial exit visa system for all foreign workers by the end of the year, ... Read More

Tallest modular hotel in the world will be built in New York City
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Tallest modular hotel in the world will be built in New York City

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019

The world's tallest modular hotel – which will carry a brand of Marriott International – is on track to be ... Read More

United: Top-ranked LGBTQ airline
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United: Top-ranked LGBTQ airline

editor editor- March 29, 2019

United Airlines today announced that for the eighth consecutive year, it has received a perfect score of 100 percent on ... Read More

Uganda travel and trafficking
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Uganda travel and trafficking

editor editor- March 23, 2019

Sub-Saharan Africa has enormous tourism potential: leopards lounging in acacia trees, elephant herds drifting across vast savannah plains, gorillas and ... Read More

Reimagining tourism for the future
People in Travel & Tourism

Reimagining tourism for the future

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019

In the last decade or so, tourism has positioned itself as a critical variable in the development planning space and ... Read More

Brazil’s former president Michel Temer arrested
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Brazil’s former president Michel Temer arrested

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

Brazil’s former president Michel Temer has been arrested as part of a sweeping anti-corruption probe, media reports say. Temer took ... Read More

John Q. Hammons: Master hotel developer and builder
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John Q. Hammons: Master hotel developer and builder

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- March 16, 2019

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

Pierre Dominique Prümm joins Fraport Executive Board
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Pierre Dominique Prümm joins Fraport Executive Board

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019

In its meeting today (Thursday, March 14), Fraport AG’s supervisory board appointed Dr. Pierre Dominique Prümm to the company’s executive ... Read More

‘Unnecessary and potentially damaging’: TSA union opposes Atlanta Airport legislation
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‘Unnecessary and potentially damaging’: TSA union opposes Atlanta Airport legislation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019

Yesterday, over the opposition of the Atlanta City Council, Atlanta community groups, and the nation's largest federal employee union, the ... Read More

Global DMC Network by JTB Group DMC Travelife Partner status
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Global DMC Network by JTB Group DMC Travelife Partner status

editor editor- March 8, 2019

JTB Global Marketing & Travel Inc. (JTBGMT), member of the Global DMC Network by JTB Group, received the Travelife Partner ... Read More

Fraport opens training center at Ljubljana Airport
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Fraport opens training center at Ljubljana Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019

On March 6, Fraport AG inaugurated a €6 million training center for the Fraport Aviation Academy at Ljubljana Airport (LJU) ... Read More

European Commission: Critical flaws in airline employment practices
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European Commission: Critical flaws in airline employment practices

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019

A long-awaited wake-up call to EU Member States and an Expert Group are the two essential elements of the EU ... Read More

National Limousine Association releases Passenger Bill of Rights
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National Limousine Association releases Passenger Bill of Rights

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019

The non-profit National Limousine Association (NLA), responsible for and dedicated to representing the interests of the private driver transportation industry, ... Read More

Shocking statement by Southwest Airlines Pilots Association: A to B safely or not at all
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Shocking statement by Southwest Airlines Pilots Association: A to B safely or not at all

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019

Today, Captain Jon Weaks, president of the Southwest Airlines Pilots Association, issued a communication to the nearly 10,000 pilots represented by ... Read More

Hotel Principe di Savoia in Milan GM elected President of European Hotel Managers Association
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Hotel Principe di Savoia in Milan GM elected President of European Hotel Managers Association

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 22, 2019

Ezio A. Indiani, General Manager Hotel Principe di Savoia in Milan and EHMA National Delegate Italy since 2010, has been ... Read More

European Parliament and Commission urged to move towards integrated European tourism policy
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European Parliament and Commission urged to move towards integrated European tourism policy

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019

The European Tourism Manifesto for Growth and Jobs and the World Travel & Tourism Council have today declared the urgent ... Read More

Flights canceled, trains stopped, bus services halted – strike chaos paralyzes Belgium
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Flights canceled, trains stopped, bus services halted – strike chaos paralyzes Belgium

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019

Unions' general strike over wages and working conditions has brought Belgium to a screeching halt, causing complete chaos in airports, ... Read More

Mass demonstration and chaos at U.S. airports in case of a government shutdown
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Mass demonstration and chaos at U.S. airports in case of a government shutdown

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 12, 2019

"To all Americans: if there is anything this shutdown has taught us, it should be that labor rights matter. We ... Read More

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