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Hong Kong government forced to shelf China extradition bill amid huge street protests

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s pro-Beijing leader, has announced that her government is suspending the plans to introduce a controversial extradition ... Read More

The rising city of eco-tourism

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019

The city of Daegu is celebrating '2020-the year of Tourism in Daegu and Gyeongbuk' by creating the new brand 'Natural ... Read More

Direct Shenzhen-Manila flights from Philippines low-cost airline

editor editor- June 11, 2019

Low-cost Philippines airline, Cebu Pacific, will commence direct flights between Shenzen in China and Manila. The new route is in ... Read More

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

Top holiday destinations for North American travelers

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

With the summer holidays coming , Agoda reveals Tokyo, London and Las Vegas continue to hold the top destination spots ... Read More

33rd Hong Kong International Tourism Expo draws nearly 700 exhibitors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

Hong Kong will host the 33rd Hong Kong International Tourism Expo (ITE) from June 13 to 16. The major travel ... Read More

European hotels’ profits down for a fifth consecutive month

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

Profit per room at hotels in mainland Europe fell for a fifth consecutive month in April, as revenue levels continued ... Read More

International cooperation between Seychelles and a Baltic Island: Minister Dogley visits German beach clean-up project

editor editor- May 23, 2019

The Seychelles Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine; Didier Dogley, in the company of the Honorary Consul General ... Read More

U.S. DOT approves United Airlines’ new service to Tokyo Haneda

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced that United Airlines was tentatively granted a total of four daily nonstop ... Read More

Tanzanian tour operators plan to turn Dar Es Salaam into Paris of East Africa

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- May 14, 2019

Tanzania Tanzanian tour operators are mulling over the idea of turning the country’s commercial center of Dar Es Salaam into ... Read More

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

Comores and Mozambique in dire need of assistance after deadly Cyclone Kenneth

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 27, 2019

Cyclone Kenneth raged Mozambique and the Indian Ocean Island Country Comoros today. Tourists took shelter at Comores airport and Ibo Fort ... Read More

Strike: Scandinavian Airlines SAS about to refuse 70,000+ passengers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 26, 2019

More than 70,000 passengers may get stranded today flying through, from or to airports in Scandinavia. This is a social ... Read More

Puerto Rico Tourism: Out with the old, in with the new

editor editor- April 25, 2019

“Since our inception last July, we hit the ground running to accelerate the tourism economy,” said Brad Dean, CEO of ... Read More

Hainan Airlines announces nonstop Beijing-Oslo service

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019

Hainan Airlines Holding Co., Ltd. (Hainan Airlines) plans to formally launch nonstop service between Beijing and Oslo on May 15. ... Read More

North Korea abandoning tourism? Test fires weapon

editor editor- April 17, 2019

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un today witnessed the test-firing of a new type of tactical guided weapon. The Korean ... Read More

The perplexing search for purplicious luggage and the perils of windmills

Dr. Anton Anderssen - special to eTN Dr. Anton Anderssen - special to eTN- April 12, 2019

April is Stress Awareness Month, but it is also National Humor Month, so I thought I’d go out on a ... Read More

Marriott has a 2020 vision when it comes to expansion in Asia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019

From the 15th Hotel Investment Conference - South Asia, Marriott International  today announced its continued expansion plans in Asia-Pacific with its 2020 vision -- an ... Read More

Hainan Airlines launches nonstop service between Guiyang, China and Paris, France

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

Hainan Airlines will launch nonstop service between Guiyang, China and Paris on March 24, its fourth nonstop route from mainland ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2019

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

How to read so much positive news on Egypt Tourism by WTTC

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019

The WTTC Annual Summit is only weeks away and the World Travel and Tourism Council is working hard pumping out ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

Trade tensions and populist undercurrents continue to dominate the global economic climate. Combined with the threat of stringent and inconsistent ... Read More

Chinese traveling overseas: 150 million in 2018 did it

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

A total of 149.72 million outbound trips were made by Chinese tourists in 2018, up 14.7 percent from the previous ... Read More

Challenging start to 2019 for hotels in mainland Europe

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019

Profit per room at hotels in mainland Europe fell by 9.1 percent year-over-year in January—the largest margin of decline in ... Read More

Hainan Airlines launched Shenzhen-Tel Aviv non-stop service

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- March 5, 2019

Hainan Airlines Holding Co., Ltd. ("Hainan Airlines") launched its non-stop service between Shenzhen and Tel Aviv on February 22, 2019. ... Read More

Southwest wants to give Hawaiian Airlines a run for its money

editor editor- March 2, 2019

Southwest Airlines is about to give Hawaiian Airlines a literal run for its money as it plans to lay a ... Read More

The Bachelor travels to Portugal

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019

Visit Portugal and Visit Algarve are host destinations in the next episode of ABC’s The Bachelor. The episode will feature ... Read More

Qatar Airways hosts exclusive fashion show on board Qatar Executive G650 jet

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019

To celebrate this year’s Doha Jewelry and Watches Exhibition (DJWE), Qatar Airways hosted a stylish fashion show on board its ... Read More

United Airlines to serve Tokyo Haneda Airport from six leading US hubs

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2019

United Airlines announced today it has filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for a total of ... Read More

Hawaii nonprofits agree to restore coastal lands

editor editor- February 19, 2019

The Hawaii Community Foundation (HCF) announced its 2019 recipients of the Community Restoration Partnership (CRP) grants, totaling more than $1.4 ... Read More

Thinking globally: Victoria Cliff Resort in Mergui Archipelago , Andaman Sea

Keith Lyons Keith Lyons- February 18, 2019

Victoria Cliff Resort, a new snorkeling and dive resort in the Mergui Archipelago is ‘thinking globally, acting locally’ to foster ... Read More

Top international destinations for Chinese travelers during Chinese New Year

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019

Travel experts today revealed the top international destinations for Chinese travelers during the seven day Chinese New Year holiday period ... Read More

Flying to Hawaii unsafe on a B737-800? Boeing declines to comment

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 7, 2019

Is it safe flying a Southwest Airline B737-800 aircraft from North America to Hawaii? This is a question many experts ... Read More

King Shaka Airport in Durban witnesses double-digit growth

editor editor- February 1, 2019

King Shaka International Airport (KSIA) in Durban ended 2018 on a record high by growing international passenger numbers by 13% ... Read More

TAP Air Portugal: Record 16 million passengers last year

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019

TAP carried a total of 15.8 million passengers in 2018, an increase of 1.5 million over 2017, registering a growth ... Read More

German parliament discuss the future of Selous – largest wildlife park in Africa

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 29, 2019

The Germany parliament, the Bundestag, has raised concerns over the future of the Selous Game Reserve, the largest wildlife park ... Read More