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Read the original SOS letter to Congress on behalf of DMOs
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Read the original SOS letter to Congress on behalf of DMOs

editor editor- April 17, 2020

In an SOS letter to Congress, specifically Speaker Pelosi and Minority Leader McCarthy, destination marketing organizations (DMOs) were brought into ... Read More

Tourism Enthusiasts Protest Possible Giveaway Of Murchison Falls For Dam Construction By Ugandan Government
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Tourism Enthusiasts Protest Possible Giveaway Of Murchison Falls For Dam Construction By Ugandan Government

Jonathan Benaiah Jonathan Benaiah- June 9, 2019

Last week on Friday, many Ugandans especially those in the tourism and conservation circles were shocked when an advert appeared ... Read More

Shabbat Shalom and Happy Shavuot from Mexicali
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Shabbat Shalom and Happy Shavuot from Mexicali

mm Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- June 9, 2019

It is a cool 98 degrees today.  For this part of the desert this is cool and it reminds us of ... 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

Ralph Nader, aviation stakeholders to discuss dangers of aircraft maintenance outsourcing at Washington, DC event
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Ralph Nader, aviation stakeholders to discuss dangers of aircraft maintenance outsourcing at Washington, DC event

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

The Business Travel Coalition (BTC) today confirmed the agenda for a June 4 Aircraft Maintenance Outsourcing Summit at the National ... Read More

Trend setter for tourism to enter the European Parliament: The best Tourism Minister of the World Elena Kountoura
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Trend setter for tourism to enter the European Parliament: The best Tourism Minister of the World Elena Kountoura

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

The European Parliament is about to say yes to travel and tourism, and after today's election, new trends may be ... Read More

Drury Hotel guests: Review your credit card statements for unauthorized charges
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Drury Hotel guests: Review your credit card statements for unauthorized charges

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

The Drury Hotels operates a chain of mid-scale limited service hotels under the brands Drury Inn and Suites, Drury Inn, ... Read More

Myanmar Tourism Police arrests accused Sri Lanka Terror Suspect
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Myanmar Tourism Police arrests accused Sri Lanka Terror Suspect

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

Myanmar Tourist Police arrested a Sri Lankan man Thursday afternoon. The tourist from Sri Lanka is accused to have connections ... Read More

2.8 million travel on U.S. airlines every day
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2.8 million travel on U.S. airlines every day

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019

Airlines for America (A4A), announced today that it expects a record 257.4 million passengers — an average of 2.8 million per ... Read More

UNWTO hopes to work with African Tourism Board
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UNWTO hopes to work with African Tourism Board

editor editor- May 15, 2019

African Tourism Board (ATB) Vice President Cuthbert Ncube recently joined ATB from the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), where he ... Read More

Short time fame for the new Greek Tourism Minister?
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Short time fame for the new Greek Tourism Minister?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 8, 2019

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura submitted her letter of resignation to Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras last week. She resigned to ... Read More

The Modern Honolulu hotel slapped with federal charges for worker lay off
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The Modern Honolulu hotel slapped with federal charges for worker lay off

editor editor- May 4, 2019

The Modern Honolulu recently notified 78 workers—nearly 30% of the workers at the hotel—that they will be laid off within ... Read More

Diamond Resorts’ decision to lay off 78 workers at The Modern Honolulu hotel condemned by union
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Diamond Resorts’ decision to lay off 78 workers at The Modern Honolulu hotel condemned by union

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019

UNITE HERE Local 5 condemns Diamond Resorts, a timeshare company headquartered in Las Vegas, after its decision to lay off ... Read More

Why travel to Sri Lanka is safer than ever
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Why travel to Sri Lanka is safer than ever

editor editor- May 1, 2019

Sri Lanka is safer than ever now. This is a message by the management of Jetwing Hotels Ltd. - Jetwing ... Read More

African Tourism Board CEO declares Africa one tourist destination
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African Tourism Board CEO declares Africa one tourist destination

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2019

The newly appointed CEO for the African Tourism Board, Ms. Doris Woerfel from Pretoria, South Africa, issued her initial welcome ... Read More

Bomb threat triggers Kiev International Airport evacuation
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Bomb threat triggers Kiev International Airport evacuation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019

More than 1,000 airline passengers were evacuated at Kiev International Airport (Zhuliany) on Tuesday due to a bomb threat, media ... Read More

American Airlines to keep its Boeing 737 MAX jets grounded until August
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American Airlines to keep its Boeing 737 MAX jets grounded until August

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 14, 2019

American Airlines has chosen to keep its fleet of Boeing 737 MAX grounded until at least August 19, even if ... Read More

UK Foreign Office urged to update UAE travel warnings
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UK Foreign Office urged to update UAE travel warnings

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019

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

Qatar Airways: Investment in Air Italy fully compliant with US-Qatar Open Skies Agreement
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Qatar Airways: Investment in Air Italy fully compliant with US-Qatar Open Skies Agreement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

Following recent false accusations relating to Qatar Airways’ shareholding in Air Italy, such baseless statements and consistent inaccuracies need addressing ... Read More

FAA Cairo Advisory: Avoid flying into, out of and over the Sinai Peninsula
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FAA Cairo Advisory: Avoid flying into, out of and over the Sinai Peninsula

editor editor- March 30, 2019

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued an advisory for flight operations in Cairo in the Sinai Peninsula area due ... Read More

Jet Airways leader gives in to pressure to quit
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Jet Airways leader gives in to pressure to quit

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- March 25, 2019

In a major, although not unexpected development, Jet Airways founder and chairman, Naresh Goyal, and his wife, Anita, have resigned ... Read More

Indonesian national airline Garuda cancels order for 49 Boeing 737 Max 8 jets
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Indonesian national airline Garuda cancels order for 49 Boeing 737 Max 8 jets

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019

Indonesia’s flag carrier Garuda has announced the cancellation of its multi-billion-dollar order for 49 Boeing 737 Max 8 passenger jets ... Read More

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg finally is trying to get the record straight
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Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg finally is trying to get the record straight

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 19, 2019

One of the largest companies in the United States is responsible for tens of thousands of jobs and has been ... Read More

It is wine time: Meet the new competition
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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

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

Ebix offers to buy India’s largest corporate travel exchange
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Ebix offers to buy India’s largest corporate travel exchange

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019

Ebix, Inc. today announced that it has sent a letter to the Board of Yatra Online, Inc., outlining its offer ... Read More

FAA urged to immediately ground all Boeing 737 Max in the United States
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FAA urged to immediately ground all Boeing 737 Max in the United States

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 11, 2019

After the second deadly airline crash of a Boeing 737 Max 8, the Federal Aviation Administration in the United States ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019

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

IGLTA, Queer Destinations and Mexico’s Secretary of Tourism to promote LGBTQ+tourism in Mexico
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IGLTA, Queer Destinations and Mexico’s Secretary of Tourism to promote LGBTQ+tourism in Mexico

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019

Within the 53rd edition of the ITB international travel trade show in Berlin, Germany, the International LGBTQ+ Travel Association (IGLTA) ... Read More

New Asian and Latin American membership for Joint Meetings Industry Council
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New Asian and Latin American membership for Joint Meetings Industry Council

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019

SACEOS – the Singapore Association of Convention and Exhibition Organizers and Suppliers - and ACCCLATAM, the Association of Convention Centers ... 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

Mexico closes most of its tourist offices abroad
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Mexico closes most of its tourist offices abroad

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 26, 2019

The Consejo de Promoción Turistica de México, the main public body for Mexican tourism, is closing all of its 21 ... Read More

First Brexit airline casualty: flybmi left all passengers stranded
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First Brexit airline casualty: flybmi left all passengers stranded

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 17, 2019

Airlines need to plan the exit from the EU in Britain, but with the current impossible and unpredictable situation for ... Read More

Trump Hotels: Faring well or bidding farewell?
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Trump Hotels: Faring well or bidding farewell?

editor editor- February 16, 2019

Ever since Trump became President of the United States, how have his hotels been doing? Many feared he would use ... Read More

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?
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Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019

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

Southwest Airlines: We hide our compliance issues under the Warrior Spirit
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Southwest Airlines: We hide our compliance issues under the Warrior Spirit

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 7, 2019

Just yesterday, eTurboNews reported about Boeing being speechless about the question of safety when flying on a Southwest Airlines Boeing ... Read More