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African Tourism Board and Africa Tourism Association join forces to support World to Africa’ Tourism Conference in Johannesburg
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African Tourism Board and Africa Tourism Association join forces to support World to Africa’ Tourism Conference in Johannesburg

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

New York-based African Tourism Association is getting ready for their World to Africa’ Tourism Conference. The event in Johannesburg is ... Read More

RIU Hotels & Resorts joins UN’s “Beat Air Pollution” program
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RIU Hotels & Resorts joins UN’s “Beat Air Pollution” program

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

For World Environment Day, once again this year RIU Hotels & Resorts has joined the United Nations’ program #BeatAirPollution, in ... Read More

Puerto Rico Tourism hungry for good news: Today best news in 8 years
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Puerto Rico Tourism hungry for good news: Today best news in 8 years

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 5, 2019

Puerto Rico is hungry for good news after the island's tourism industry came to an all-time low after a devastating ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there
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U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there

editor editor- June 5, 2019

Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association President and CEO was the first to speak at the U.S. Travel Association’s IPW Press ... Read More

Hotel Association of Los Angeles engages Veronica Perez to strengthen industry’s LA role
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Hotel Association of Los Angeles engages Veronica Perez to strengthen industry’s LA role

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

The Hotel Association of Los Angeles (HALA) announced today that it has selected Veronica Perez & Associates as its lobbying ... Read More

MS Opera Cruise cruise ship slams into wharf in Venice while tourists flee
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MS Opera Cruise cruise ship slams into wharf in Venice while tourists flee

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

What more has to happen before cruise liners are finally banned from docking in or around Venice? These are messages ... Read More

Cape Town to chair BestCities board
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Cape Town to chair BestCities board

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

Corne Koch, Head of Cape Town and Western Cape Convention Bureau, a division of WESGRO, has been elected to the ... Read More

Uganda: Works begin on Kampala  $60 M Flyover project
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Uganda: Works begin on Kampala $60 M Flyover project

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- May 15, 2019

Preliminary works on the Kampala Flyover Construction and Road Upgrading project (KFCRUP), has commenced. According to the Uganda National Roads ... Read More

Italian Tourist Tax receipts in Italy: A record for 2019
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Italian Tourist Tax receipts in Italy: A record for 2019

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 6, 2019

The Italy City Tourist Tax for the year 2019 is foreseen to reach a new record of 600 million euro. ... Read More

Tourism boom: Travelers visit Puerto Rico at an unprecedented pace
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Tourism boom: Travelers visit Puerto Rico at an unprecedented pace

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019

Discover Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico's first-ever Destination Marketing Organization (DMO), announced today that 2019 Q1 lodging demand is on par ... Read More

Carnival’s first LNG-powered AIDAnova cruise ship makes history in Barcelona
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Carnival’s first LNG-powered AIDAnova cruise ship makes history in Barcelona

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2019

Carnival Corporation & plc, the world's largest leisure travel company, its Germany-based AIDA Cruises brand and numerous representatives from politics, ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 23, 2019

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

Visa waiver leads to spike in bookings to Brazil
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Visa waiver leads to spike in bookings to Brazil

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019

Brazil’s visa waiver policy announced in March is already generating positive results. Recent data from a study done by Amadeus ... Read More

Shangri La Hotel Colombo Veteran Chef killed with 160 people in 6 terror attacks in Sri Lanka
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Shangri La Hotel Colombo Veteran Chef killed with 160 people in 6 terror attacks in Sri Lanka

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019

Shangri La Colombo Veteran chef Shantha Mayadunne and her daughter are among 138 or more dead this morning at 6 ... Read More

India: Jet Airways’ demise leads to spike in airfares, massive hotel cancellations
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India: Jet Airways’ demise leads to spike in airfares, massive hotel cancellations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019

The abrupt shutdown of Jet Airways operations has left Indian tourism industry a worried lot as it has led to ... Read More

Star struck: Half of world’s star rated hotels located in Europe
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Star struck: Half of world’s star rated hotels located in Europe

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019

Half of the world's star rated hotels are located in Europe. The latest numbers show that there are 402.933 star ... Read More

WTTC Summit 2019 Seville: The Untold Story
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WTTC Summit 2019 Seville: The Untold Story

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 7, 2019

The World Travel and Tourism Council just finished their annual summit 2019 in the Spanish City of Seville last Friday. A ... Read More

Jane Austen leads the way for a new themed guided tour of Winchester in England 
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Jane Austen leads the way for a new themed guided tour of Winchester in England 

editor editor- March 25, 2019

In conjunction with Winchester Cathedral, Visit Hampshire announced a new Jane Austen-themed product to meet increased demand from US visitors ... Read More

Five challenges confronting Meetings Industry in 2019
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Five challenges confronting Meetings Industry in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019

Tight meeting budgets, time pressures, organizational issues, a lack of creativity from hotels, increasingly complex and costly mandates in catering, ... Read More

Strong interest in Guam grows at travel fair in Malaysia
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Strong interest in Guam grows at travel fair in Malaysia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 19, 2019

Guam continues to generate strong interest in Malaysia and was one of the newer and popular destinations featured at the ... Read More

St. Petersburg’s Expoforum to increase focus on international markets
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St. Petersburg’s Expoforum to increase focus on international markets

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

Expoforum, the newly built congress and exhibition center located in Russia’s historic imperial capital city St. Petersburg, is taking steps ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde Gebre Mariam statement from the ET 302 crash site
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Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde Gebre Mariam statement from the ET 302 crash site

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

Tewolde GebreMariam is the Group CEO, Ethiopian Airlines. The Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO deeply regrets the fatal accident involved on ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism: Full steam ahead with visitor security and safety
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Jamaica Tourism: Full steam ahead with visitor security and safety

editor editor- March 8, 2019

Dr. Peter Tarlow is currently in Jamaica conducting a security audit as he leads the eTN Travel & Tourism Safety ... Read More

Air Partner announces new offices in Houston and Singapore
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Air Partner announces new offices in Houston and Singapore

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019

Air Partner plc, the global aviation services group, announced the opening of two new offices in Houston, Texas, U.S., and ... Read More

Bardiya National Park gets Sustainable Destination Award at ITB
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Bardiya National Park gets Sustainable Destination Award at ITB

editor editor- March 7, 2019

Bardiya National Park has been awarded as the best Sustainable Destinations in “Asia-Pacific” category of Sustainable Top 100 Destination Awards ... Read More

Best honeymoon destinations for every zodiac sign in 2019
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Best honeymoon destinations for every zodiac sign in 2019

editor editor- March 5, 2019

Find the best honeymoon destinations for your zodiac sign in 2019 right here. There should be no difficulty finding the ... Read More

Vatel Mauritius on exploratory visit to Seychelles
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Vatel Mauritius on exploratory visit to Seychelles

mm Alain St.Ange- March 5, 2019

Renaud Azema has been given the responsiblity to spread the Vatel Brand Over the Indian Ocean and in the Southern ... Read More

Beating the winter blues in Puerto Vallarta
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Beating the winter blues in Puerto Vallarta

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019

There’s no shame in looking for a sun-and-beach getaway in Puerto Vallarta and, with a comfortable 70-75 degrees average temperature ... Read More

Cunard unveils world-class design team for new cruise ship
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Cunard unveils world-class design team for new cruise ship

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019

Luxury cruise line Cunard has announced the world class team of designers recruited to create the interiors for its eagerly ... 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

MGM Resorts International announces leadership changes
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MGM Resorts International announces leadership changes

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019

MGM Resorts International today announced changes to its leadership team and a streamlining of responsibilities to empower leaders to drive ... Read More

Nation’s governors convene in Washington for NGA Winter Meeting
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Nation’s governors convene in Washington for NGA Winter Meeting

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019

Nearly all of the nation’s governors are joining more than 1,500 guests, including leaders from business, the nonprofit sector and ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019

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

First UNWTO/ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport in Africa
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First UNWTO/ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport in Africa

mm Alain St.Ange- February 12, 2019

As recalled in the Joint Statement on Aviation and Tourism: Hand in Hand for Sustainability, signed on March 18, 2013, ... Read More

Corendon Boeing 747 lands in hotel garden
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Corendon Boeing 747 lands in hotel garden

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019

After a five-day mega transport from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to Badhoevedorp, the Corendon Boeing 747 has arrived in the garden ... Read More