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Thinking globally: Victoria Cliff Resort in Mergui Archipelago , Andaman Sea

Thinking globally: Victoria Cliff Resort in Mergui Archipelago , Andaman Sea

Keith Lyons Keith Lyons- February 18, 2019 04:55 0

Victoria Cliff Resort, a new snorkeling and dive resort in the Mergui Archipelago is ‘thinking globally, acting locally’ to foster sustainable tourism in Myanmar, as ... Read More

Trump declares national emergency to circumvent Congress, get money for his pet project

Trump declares national emergency to circumvent Congress, get money for his pet project

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019 17:06 0

In an attempt to build his long-promised 'border wall' without congressional approval, President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency. Trump is also expected to ... Read More

China uses tourism to pressure New Zealand to make spying easier

China uses tourism to pressure New Zealand to make spying easier

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 15, 2019 06:32 0

Is China keen to export telecommunication equipment to spy on countries. New Zealand thinks so, and tourism has to suffer as a China retaliates. China ... Read More

Historic Bingham Riverhouse reborn

Historic Bingham Riverhouse reborn

Rita Payne - special to eTN Rita Payne - special to eTN- February 14, 2019 03:04 0

A gem of a hotel by the Thames in west London has been relaunched. Now officially transformed into the Bingham Riverhouse after a month long ... Read More

Pope Francis in UAE: Making the world a better place

Pope Francis in UAE: Making the world a better place

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- February 11, 2019 21:40 0

Pope Francis landed in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates last Sunday night as the first pontiff to visit the Arabian Peninsula. He departed ... Read More

Heathrow Airport: Stellar start to 2019

Heathrow Airport: Stellar start to 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019 16:15 0

5.9 million passengers traveled through the UK’s only hub airport, kickstarting 2019’s passenger growth. January’s figures increased by 2.1%, as Heathrow reported its 27th consecutive ... Read More

All about whiskey

All about whiskey

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- February 9, 2019 20:04 0

The world of whiskey extends well beyond smelling, sipping and tasting. To learn about the brown liquid in your glass you should speak with Lew ... Read More

Iran puts its oldest charter airline on the block

Iran puts its oldest charter airline on the block

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 9, 2019 18:17 0

Iran announced that it will auction its the oldest charter airline company. Ahvaz-based Karun Airlines will be offered for public bidding in late February. Karun ... Read More

1 killed, at least 76 injured in Catalonia two-train head-on collision

1 killed, at least 76 injured in Catalonia two-train head-on collision

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019 21:50 0

One passenger was killed, at least three were critically injured and 16 others sustained less severe wounds, as two commuter trains collided head-on in Catalonia, ... Read More

Flying to Hawaii unsafe on a B737-800?  Boeing declines to comment

Flying to Hawaii unsafe on a B737-800? Boeing declines to comment

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 7, 2019 00:58 1

Is it safe flying a Southwest Airline B737-800 aircraft from North America to Hawaii? This is a question many experts are asking these days. A ... Read More

IATA: Air freight demand ends year up 3.5%

IATA: Air freight demand ends year up 3.5%

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 17:12 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released full-year 2018 data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight ton kilometers (FTKs) grew ... Read More

Hundreds of people evacuated as Indonesia’s Mount Karangetang erupts

Hundreds of people evacuated as Indonesia’s Mount Karangetang erupts

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 15:20 0

An eruption of one of Indonesia’s most active volcanoes sent lava and searing gas clouds out of the crater, causing villagers to flee the slopes, ... Read More

Hotel history: The Grand on Mackinac Island still thriving after 132 years

Hotel history: The Grand on Mackinac Island still thriving after 132 years

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- February 2, 2019 20:04 0

The "Grand" as it is called on the island, is a historic coastal resort with a spectacular 660-foot long, three-story high porch. Below this covered ... Read More

Red or White? Left or Right Bank? Answer: Bordeaux

Red or White? Left or Right Bank? Answer: Bordeaux

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- February 2, 2019 19:34 0

Do you look forward to enjoying a glass of wine with lunch or dinner? Do you eagerly scan the wine list, and then start to ... Read More

Strong earthquake rocks Indonesia’s Sumatra

Strong earthquake rocks Indonesia’s Sumatra

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 2, 2019 15:53 0

A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of Indonesian island of Sumatra. The quake occurred 166km south-southeast of Muara Siberut. The United States ... Read More

King Shaka Airport in Durban witnesses double-digit growth

King Shaka Airport in Durban witnesses double-digit growth

editor editor- February 1, 2019 01:22 0

King Shaka International Airport (KSIA) in Durban ended 2018 on a record high by growing international passenger numbers by 13% in December. This, together with ... Read More

‘Effusive eruption phase’: Indonesian volcano unleashes river of lava

‘Effusive eruption phase’: Indonesian volcano unleashes river of lava

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 30, 2019 15:43 0

Indonesia’s volatile Mount Merapi volcano has unleashed a river of lava that flowed 1,400 meters (4,590 feet) down its slopes. Merapi, on the island of ... Read More

Briar Barn Inn officially debuts in historic Rowley

Briar Barn Inn officially debuts in historic Rowley

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019 20:08 0

Bramble Hospitality, the team behind Willowdale Estate, officially announced that sister property Briar Barn Inn is now open in historic Rowley, Massachusetts. Briar Barn Inn ... Read More

Suspicious baggage leads to arrest of Vietnam poachers on Thailand trips

Suspicious baggage leads to arrest of Vietnam poachers on Thailand trips

editor editor- January 23, 2019 02:38 0

New findings from a three-month investigation reveal professional gangs were dispatched across Thailand’s borders to target the Kingdom’s wild tigers. Freeland congratulates Thai authorities for ... Read More

Lombok Tourism is open and hungry for business in 2019

Lombok Tourism is open and hungry for business in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019 02:30 0

Around 90% of tourism operations in Lombok, Indonesia, are back in business following the devastating earthquakes of August 2018. In the north west of Lombok, ... Read More

Ontario International Airport: Over 5.1 million airline passengers in 2018

Ontario International Airport: Over 5.1 million airline passengers in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019 00:07 0

Over 5.1 million airline passengers moved through Ontario International Airport (ONT) in 2018, the highest annual total since 2008. The airport has added nearly 900,000 ... Read More

Marriott International re-brands its loyalty program

Marriott International re-brands its loyalty program

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019 18:03 0

Marriott International today unveiled the new loyalty brand replacing the current loyalty brands – Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) – ... Read More

Tourism to Israel continues to increase at record-breaking rates

Tourism to Israel continues to increase at record-breaking rates

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019 22:30 0

Israel had its best tourism year to date, with more than 4.12 million tourist entries recorded from January to December 2018, an increase of about ... Read More

Seychelles women recognized for contributions from tourism to gender equality

Seychelles women recognized for contributions from tourism to gender equality

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- January 14, 2019 21:15 0

Three Seychelles women have been recognized and awarded by CEO Global for the important roles they have played in fields from tourism to gender equality. Read More

Did Sri Lankan turtle whisperer receive a message days before the tsunami?

Did Sri Lankan turtle whisperer receive a message days before the tsunami?

editor editor- January 13, 2019 01:29 0

“I saw the sea rushing in, sweeping away houses, animals and people and causing destruction,” said the turtle whisperer on the tsunami. Read More

Romance is in the air for Valentine’s Day at five luxury Corinthia Hotels

Romance is in the air for Valentine’s Day at five luxury Corinthia Hotels

editor editor- January 11, 2019 20:17 0

Corinthia Hotels' collection of five-star properties aim to make Valentine's Day a day and night to remember. Read More

It pays to be picky: Cruise prices drop by up to 31% in 2019

It pays to be picky: Cruise prices drop by up to 31% in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2019 18:38 0

Fancy escaping the harsh winter with a lush tropical cruise getaway? Good news: prices for many cruises in January 2019 are significantly lower than they ... Read More

IATA chief: Flat air freight demand growth is a big disappointment

IATA chief: Flat air freight demand growth is a big disappointment

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2019 16:15 0

Newly released IATA data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight ton kilometers (FTKs), was flat (0%) in November 2018, compared ... Read More

Ryanair tells passengers to take bus after landing at wrong airport 480 miles away

Ryanair tells passengers to take bus after landing at wrong airport 480 miles away

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 6, 2019 16:54 0

Travelers trying to scape Britain for some winter sun were left stranded in a Romanian airport for about a day after their flight was 'diverted'. ... Read More

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