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Kidnapped from the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong: 150,000 people marched in protest
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Kidnapped from the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong: 150,000 people marched in protest

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 9, 2019

Kidnapped from a five-star hotel in Hongkong and appearing in a mainland China prison thereafter. This happened to a number ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019

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

$140.6 billion in tourism spending driving California’s economy in 2018
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$140.6 billion in tourism spending driving California’s economy in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

For the ninth consecutive year, California's tourism economy flourished, contributing $140.6 billion in travel spending and supporting 1.16 million jobs ... Read More

Visit Nepal 2020 launch in Berlin took over ITB last night
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Visit Nepal 2020 launch in Berlin took over ITB last night

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 8, 2019

The Nepal Tourism Board and Nepal Embassy in Berlin went all out last night to prepare the world for Visit ... Read More

Airbnb slammed for anti-Semitism in Florida ad campaign
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Airbnb slammed for anti-Semitism in Florida ad campaign

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019

The Committee for Israel, a national pro-Israel organization, launched an ad campaign today condemning Airbnb for its recent anti-Semitic decision ... Read More

Visit Nepal 2020 Launch to Honor the Life of a Tourism Hero
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Visit Nepal 2020 Launch to Honor the Life of a Tourism Hero

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 4, 2019

Nepal is known as a country of beauty and resilience when it comes to the travel and tourism industry. Nepal ... Read More

Unique hotels lead to successful guest experiences
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Unique hotels lead to successful guest experiences

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 26, 2019

The contemporary traveler sees a hotel more than just a place to sleep and take a shower. The hotel has ... Read More

Tourists are coming back to Brussels in their droves
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Tourists are coming back to Brussels in their droves

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019

In 2018, almost 8.5 million overnight stays were recorded in the capital. What’s more, the leisure tourism sector is undergoing ... Read More

American Beverage Institute: Come to Utah for vacation, leave on probation
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American Beverage Institute: Come to Utah for vacation, leave on probation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018

The American Beverage Institute, a national restaurant group feels the tourism industry is getting hurt in not allowing visitors to ... Read More

Marriott manager takes on Hawaii Tourism: What is his vision?
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Marriott manager takes on Hawaii Tourism: What is his vision?

editor editor- December 28, 2018

The new President and CEO of the HTA, Chris Tatum, has his roots in Hawaii’s tourism. Read More

India advocate: Let Mumbai celebrate all night long
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India advocate: Let Mumbai celebrate all night long

editor editor- December 27, 2018

Advocate pushes for Mumbai government to allow non-residential zones in urban areas to remain open all night for legal entertainment Read More

GVB visitor center renamed to honor Mr. Guam Tourism
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GVB visitor center renamed to honor Mr. Guam Tourism

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 20, 2018

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) has proudly renamed its visitor center to honor one of Guam’s pioneers in the tourism ... Read More

Guam Visitors Bureau goes LGBT with IGLTA at the Annual Global Convention in Toronto
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Guam Visitors Bureau goes LGBT with IGLTA at the Annual Global Convention in Toronto

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2018

On May 8th 2018, the Guam Visitors Bureau attended the International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) Annual Global Convention, ... Read More

Guam commemorates the SMS Cormoran II
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Guam commemorates the SMS Cormoran II

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- April 28, 2017

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) concluded a two-week series of commemoration to honor the 100th anniversary of the scuttling of ... Read More

PATA UNWTO debate in Guam: Seychelles Minister VIP panel guest
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PATA UNWTO debate in Guam: Seychelles Minister VIP panel guest

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2016

During the course of his visit to the US island of Guam as a VIP invited guest at the 2016 ... Read More

Checking up on Guam’s Tourism 2020 Vision
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Checking up on Guam’s Tourism 2020 Vision

editor editor- May 29, 2015

On February 4, 2014, Governor Eddie Calvo, along with officials from the Guam Visitors Bureau, Guam Economic Development Authority and ... Read More

PATA Micronesia holds tri-annual chapter meeting in Guam
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PATA Micronesia holds tri-annual chapter meeting in Guam

editor editor- December 15, 2014

TUMON, Guam - From across the Micronesia region, members of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Micronesia Chapter gathered for ... Read More

Lotte Duty Free unveils retail transformation at Guam A.B. Won Pat International Airport
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Lotte Duty Free unveils retail transformation at Guam A.B. Won Pat International Airport

editor editor- July 24, 2014

TIYAN, Guam - Lotte Duty Free, Korea's largest duty free retailer, officially unveiled their new retail space at A.B. Won ... Read More

Happy 4th of July but not so happy in Guam, where America starts the day
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Happy 4th of July but not so happy in Guam, where America starts the day

editor editor- July 4, 2013

There are 180,000 proud Americans currently celebrating US Independence Day in Guam, USA. Read More

Guam supports President Obama’s Executive Order to improve travel and tourism
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Guam supports President Obama’s Executive Order to improve travel and tourism

editor editor- January 21, 2012

TUMON, Guam - In a first for the US, President Barack Obama today announced a national strategy on travel and ... Read More

New law bringing changes to Hawaii Tourism Authority
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New law bringing changes to Hawaii Tourism Authority

editor editor- July 21, 2009

The Hawaii Tourism Authority has gained some flexibility to deal with various tourism emergencies, taken over some research staff, and ... Read More

Sen. Byron Dorgan: ‘It’s long past time to change this ill-advised policy’
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Sen. Byron Dorgan: ‘It’s long past time to change this ill-advised policy’

editor editor- April 6, 2009

A bipartisan group of U.S. senators believes that permitting U.S. citizens to travel to Cuba freely will break down economic ... Read More

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