Tag: law

Why didn’t Boeing prevent the Boeing MAX 8 Crash of Ethiopian Airlines?

Why didn’t Boeing prevent the Boeing MAX 8 Crash of Ethiopian Airlines?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2019 20:00 0

A first result is out after the black box of ET 302 was examined by French aviation experts at  France's BEA air safety agency. 157 passengers died ... Read More

It is wine time: Meet the new competition

It is wine time: Meet the new competition

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- March 16, 2019 18:43 0

APVSA Introduces Wine-Entrepreneurs to Global Markets The Association for the Promotion of Wines and Spirits in North America (APVSA), headquartered in Montreal, Canada, provides assistance ... Read More

U.S. Visa for Cubans:  Cuban tourists face harsh restrictions

U.S. Visa for Cubans: Cuban tourists face harsh restrictions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 16, 2019 05:34 0

The U.S. Embassy in Cuba posted a bomb-shell message on their website today, punishing Cuban citizen and the travel and tourism trade between Cuba and ... Read More

Boeing needs to show much more concern for safety and travelers

Boeing needs to show much more concern for safety and travelers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019 16:56 0

Boeing's response to the recent tragedies is a case study of what not to do in crisis communications. A cardinal rule in crisis PR is ... Read More

Samoa cancels Open Sky Agreement with USA

Samoa cancels Open Sky Agreement with USA

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2019 03:48 0

The Samoa Government has canceled a multi-nation open skies agreement which will be effective from July. The US Department of Transportation has informed the US airlines holding ... Read More

Bombardier appoints new Senior VP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Bombardier appoints new Senior VP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019 00:27 0

Bombardier today announced the appointment of Steeve Robitaille as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Bombardier Inc., effective May 1, 2019. Mr. Robitaille ... Read More

City of Santa Monica prevails against Airbnb and HomeAway in court

City of Santa Monica prevails against Airbnb and HomeAway in court

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 22:35 0

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals today affirmed the City of Santa Monica's Home-Sharing Ordinance in the face of a challenge brought by Airbnb and ... Read More

10 people killed, dozens wounded in school shooting in Sao Paulo, Brazil

10 people killed, dozens wounded in school shooting in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 15:53 0

At least 10 people were killed in a school shooting in Brazil’s Sao Paulo state, law enforcement has confirmed. The suspects are believed to be ... Read More

2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city

2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 15:42 0

Trade tensions and populist undercurrents continue to dominate the global economic climate. Combined with the threat of stringent and inconsistent monetary policies looming over markets, ... Read More

Botswana hunting proposal could put its tourism industry at risk

Botswana hunting proposal could put its tourism industry at risk

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 15:17 0

Botswana’s proposals to lift its hunting ban and to introduce elephant culling has fuelled political posturing, denials, misinformation, and lobbying from pro hunting and culling ... Read More

Jerusalem’s tourist landmark Temple Mount shut down after firebombing

Jerusalem’s tourist landmark Temple Mount shut down after firebombing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019 22:20 0

Unrest at Jerusalem’s Temple Mount (also known as Haram esh-Sharif and the Al Aqsa Compound) led Israeli police to shut off access on Tuesday after ... Read More

11 reasons why you should study abroad in Australia

11 reasons why you should study abroad in Australia

editor editor- March 11, 2019 21:32 0

With 22,000 programs and over 1,100 education institutes, Australia is well equipped to offer a variety of study options to both local and international students. ... Read More

Azul to buy Avianca Brasil’s assets

Azul to buy Avianca Brasil’s assets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019 17:30 0

Azul S.A, the largest airline in Brazil by number of departures and destinations, announces today that it has signed a non-binding agreement with Avianca Brasil ... Read More

Mortar shell found in US Embassy employee’s luggage at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport

Mortar shell found in US Embassy employee’s luggage at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019 18:15 0

Security at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport was shocked to find a mortar shell in the baggage of a US Embassy employee heading to New York. The ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019 00:20 0

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

Travel to Zimbabwe: U.S. White House issues statement on national emergency

Travel to Zimbabwe: U.S. White House issues statement on national emergency

editor editor- March 6, 2019 01:14 0

It appears after Zimbabwe dictator Robert Mugabe was removed by a coup, there are some who actually wish the old regime was back and the ... Read More

Airbnb slammed for anti-Semitism in Florida ad campaign

Airbnb slammed for anti-Semitism in Florida ad campaign

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019 20:30 0

The Committee for Israel, a national pro-Israel organization, launched an ad campaign today condemning Airbnb for its recent anti-Semitic decision to forbid Jewish, but not ... Read More

Bahamas Ministry of Tourism response to U.S. Travel Advisory

Bahamas Ministry of Tourism response to U.S. Travel Advisory

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 3, 2019 20:25 0

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation is aware of the recent update to the U.S. Travel Advisory for The Bahamas reported also on eTurboNews ... Read More

Travel Marketing To and Protecting Visiting Children

Travel Marketing To and Protecting Visiting Children

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- March 3, 2019 17:38 0

One of the most difficult segments of the tourism industry to which to market protect the children or young adult segment, In reality, this segment breaks down into at ... Read More

European Commission: Critical flaws in airline employment practices

European Commission: Critical flaws in airline employment practices

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019 15:34 0

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

New exhibitions tell story of St Helena’s pioneering role in ending slavery

New exhibitions tell story of St Helena’s pioneering role in ending slavery

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019 20:15 0

Two new exhibitions opening in 2019 on the south Atlantic island of St Helena will celebrate 200 years since children born into slavery on the ... Read More

YOTEL checks-in to Washington, DC with hotel acquisition

YOTEL checks-in to Washington, DC with hotel acquisition

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019 17:08 0

Today YOTEL announced the acquisition of the Liaison Washington Capitol Hill hotel by partners Metrovest Equities and BLDG Management. The innovative hotel group will operate ... Read More

Statement issued after deadly Boeing 767-300 crash in Houston

Statement issued after deadly Boeing 767-300 crash in Houston

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 25, 2019 03:25 0

Miami to Houston was a deadly flight for the crew on Atlas Air Worldwide. The Boeing 767-300 crashed out of unknown reason into a bay ... Read More

Armed man attempts to hijack Dubai-bound plane, opens fire on board

Armed man attempts to hijack Dubai-bound plane, opens fire on board

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 24, 2019 16:08 0

Biman Bangladesh Airlines plane bound for Dubai was forced to make an emergency landing in Chittagong, Bangladesh after a hijacking attempt, the airline operator has ... Read More

Jamaica  Prime Minister Andrew Holness breaks ground for Closed Harbour Beach Park

Jamaica Prime Minister Andrew Holness breaks ground for Closed Harbour Beach Park

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 23, 2019 13:44 0

Construction of the highly anticipated Closed Harbour Beach Park in Montego Bay will begin following the official groundbreaking by Prime Minister, the Most Hon Andrew ... Read More

United Airlines taps industry veteran for senior role

United Airlines taps industry veteran for senior role

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019 17:05 0

United Airlines today named transportation industry veteran Robert S. Rivkin senior vice president and general counsel. For the last three decades, Rivkin has drawn on ... Read More

Alitalia airline: Of back doors and scoundrels?

Alitalia airline: Of back doors and scoundrels?

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 22, 2019 01:37 6

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economic Development, Luigi Di Maio, meeting the unions at Mise, (Ministry of Economic Development) outlined the account of the ... Read More

Whistleblower: Grand Canyon National Park tourists exposed to radiation for years

Whistleblower: Grand Canyon National Park tourists exposed to radiation for years

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 18:29 0

According to Grand Canyon National Park employee, Park Service officials covered up the discovery of a cache of highly radioactive uranium that may have exposed ... Read More

European airlines lead 2018 a la carte revenue estimate at $22.5 billion

European airlines lead 2018 a la carte revenue estimate at $22.5 billion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 16:37 0

The latest airline industry report estimated airline a la carte revenue at $65 billion worldwide for 2018. Each year IdeaWorksCompany analyses the ancillary revenue disclosures ... Read More

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019 23:36 0

The European Union yesterday renewed sanctions against Zimbabwe after condemning the chaotic situation of human right abuses in that Southern African country. Here is what ... Read More

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