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Italy: Wines of Emilia-Romagna

Italy: Wines of Emilia-Romagna

Located in northern Italy, Emilia-Romagna is a prolific wine region covering more than 136,000 acres under vine (2010). The ... Read More

Tanzania’s wildlife parks turn sixty

Tanzania’s wildlife parks turn sixty

Famous German conservationist Professor Bernhard Grzimek and his son Michael made a milestone development in the conservation of wildlife ... Read More

World unites to fight against cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro

World unites to fight against cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro

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

Botswana becomes 19th African country to decriminalize homosexuality

Botswana becomes 19th African country to decriminalize homosexuality

In a highly-anticipated verdict, High Court of Botswana on Tuesday ruled to decriminalize homosexuality, which is outlawed under the ... Read More

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

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

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

Chinese travelers ‘harassed’: Beijing issues US travel warning

Chinese travelers ‘harassed’: Beijing issues US travel warning

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

Kid-Friendly taxi app offer rides for Orlando visitors to theme parks, Disney, Kennedy Space Center and more

Kid-Friendly taxi app offer rides for Orlando visitors to theme parks, Disney, Kennedy Space Center and more

Parents who fear traveling with car seats when calling a taxi from Orlando International Airport now have a new ... Read More

Homosexuality is a sin: South Korea’s Gay Pride Festival

Homosexuality is a sin: South Korea’s Gay Pride Festival

Thousands of members of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community from Korea mixed with tourists from around Asia ... Read More

Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way

Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way

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

Pride Month continues in the heart of the Mediterranean with Malta Pride Week

Pride Month continues in the heart of the Mediterranean with Malta Pride Week

What better place to celebrate Pride than in Malta, the No.1 European LGBTQ+ travel destination? Malta has been awarded ... Read More

Rip-off Greek-style: US tourists charged $937 for simple lunch at Mykonos restaurant

Rip-off Greek-style: US tourists charged $937 for simple lunch at Mykonos restaurant

DK Oyster restaurant on the Greek tourist island of Mykonos charged American tourists 830 euros ($937) for six portions ... Read More

Maritime security the Seychelles way

Maritime security the Seychelles way

Africa’s smallest nation is setting a standard for safe sustainable seas through the prosecution of pirates, international maritime cooperation, ... Read More

Ramadan vice squad: Malaysian officials go undercover to catch non-fasting Muslims

Ramadan vice squad: Malaysian officials go undercover to catch non-fasting Muslims

If you are a non-fasting Muslim in Malaysia - be warned, a local official in disguise might serve your ... Read More

Are some cops in Brazil killers? Deadly massacre leave 11 dead in Wanda’s bar

Are some cops in Brazil killers? Deadly massacre leave 11 dead in Wanda’s bar

Parts of Brazil are dangerous to visit, among them Belem the capital city of the State of Para. Despite ... Read More

Malta ranked No.1 European LGBTQ+ travel destination

Malta ranked No.1 European LGBTQ+ travel destination

ILGA-Europe has announced that Malta has been ranked the number one travel destination on the Europe Rainbow Index 2019 ... Read More

Washington’s new short-term rental law to ‘even playing field for local hotels’

Washington’s new short-term rental law to ‘even playing field for local hotels’

Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed Substitute House Bill 1798, concerning short-term rentals, into law. This bill was a top ... Read More

ECPAT-USA report: State human trafficking laws for the lodging industry

ECPAT-USA report: State human trafficking laws for the lodging industry

To help lodging companies facing different laws about human trafficking in different states, ECPAT-USA, with the financial support of ... Read More

eTN becomes a SUNx SDG 17 Partner calling for Climate Sanity in Tourism on Earth Day

eTN becomes a SUNx SDG 17 Partner calling for Climate Sanity in Tourism on Earth Day

In nature, nothing exists alone is the message for Earth Day 2019. Announcing the public launch of its “SDG17 Partners ... Read More

A new Tourism potential in Tanzania: The Southern Circuit

A new Tourism potential in Tanzania: The Southern Circuit

A new Tourism potential is about to be unlocked In Tanzania. All roads and international air routes will in ... Read More

UK Foreign Office urged to update UAE travel warnings

UK Foreign Office urged to update UAE travel warnings

British legal group Detained in Dubai has urged the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) to update its UAE ... Read More

Hotel History: Asian American Hotel Owners Association 

Hotel History: Asian American Hotel Owners Association 

The Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) is a trade association that represents hotel owners. As of 2018, AAHOA ... Read More

What smart travelers know

What smart travelers know

A record-breaking number of Americans are traveling, but most are unprepared for the journey - more than 90% of ... Read More

Brunei hotel boycott growing: Hollywood steps in

Brunei hotel boycott growing: Hollywood steps in

The list of Hollywood stars, musicians, athletes, and now even companies, expanding globally as well, is growing every day ... Read More

U.S. State Department tells tourists Brunei is safe, except for death by stoning

U.S. State Department tells tourists Brunei is safe, except for death by stoning

The U.S. State Department is telling American travelers, Brunei is one of the safest countries in the world to ... Read More

Developing safety and security for children during travel

Developing safety and security for children during travel

Safety and security are always a concern of the travel industry, no matter who the traveler might be. A ... Read More

Peacock Aviation taking legal action against Gambia carrier

Peacock Aviation taking legal action against Gambia carrier

Nigerian Peacock Aviation company that worked as General Sales Agency (GSA) for the Gambian Mid Africa Aviation Company Ltd. ... Read More

Uganda travel and trafficking

Uganda travel and trafficking

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

FAA reputation ruined while Boeing MAX 8 certification becomes a criminal matter

FAA reputation ruined while Boeing MAX 8 certification becomes a criminal matter

FAA Nominee Steve Dickson formerly a Delta Airlines executive,  should get a prompt confirmation hearing before the U.S Senate," ... Read More

Starbucks Hawaii: Rotten food from the garbage and warm leftover coffee

Starbucks Hawaii: Rotten food from the garbage and warm leftover coffee

Starbucks is not the only one to blame when human decency in America is under attack. Pearlridge Mall on ... Read More

Why Travel to Madrid? 40 Years of Diversity and Tolerance: Just Watch it!

Why Travel to Madrid? 40 Years of Diversity and Tolerance: Just Watch it!

Germany and the rest of the world agrees. Madrid is the city of tolerance and diversity. According to a ... 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

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

55 Voices for Africa: VisaFreeAfrica announces writing competition

55 Voices for Africa: VisaFreeAfrica announces writing competition

#VisaFreeAfrica (VFA) recently introduced the 55 Voices for a Visa Free Africa (55Voices4Africa) writing competition, inviting all African youth ... Read More

Texas is latest US state to blacklist Airbnb for anti-Israel actions

Texas is latest US state to blacklist Airbnb for anti-Israel actions

Texas is adding home sharing firm Airbnb to a short list of companies that cannot receive state investments because ... Read More

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

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

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

European Commission: Critical flaws in airline employment practices

European Commission: Critical flaws in airline employment practices

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

National Limousine Association releases Passenger Bill of Rights

National Limousine Association releases Passenger Bill of Rights

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