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Africa Travel and Tourism: Trends for the New Year

Africa Travel and Tourism: Trends for the New Year

editor editor- January 8, 2019 02:40 0

Players in the travel and tourism ecosystem in Africa travel look forward to 2019 with full optimism. Read More

Ukraine 2019: The year of quality & excellence in tourism

Ukraine 2019: The year of quality & excellence in tourism

editor editor- January 7, 2019 21:04 0

The National Tourism Organization of Ukraine wants travelers to know that it is open for tourism on all fronts. Read More

Art + Design. Wit, humor and WOW

Art + Design. Wit, humor and WOW

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 5, 2019 19:29 0

In New York, thousands art connoisseurs, collectors, gallery owners (and their staff), interior designers converged on the Park Avenue Armory to raise money for charities. Read More

Polish national flag carrier named “Best Airline in Eastern Europe”

Polish national flag carrier named “Best Airline in Eastern Europe”

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019 23:05 0

Polish national flag carrier won the title of “Best Airline in Eastern Europe”, overtaking, among others Russian Aeroflot and Hungarian Wizzair. “The award proves that ... Read More

Marriott data breach: Passports not encrypted

Marriott data breach: Passports not encrypted

editor editor- January 4, 2019 21:05 0

Marriott said for the first time that 5.25 million passport numbers were kept in the Starwood system in plain, unencrypted data files Read More

Luxury Taipei hotel launches world’s first “Photography Butler” service

Luxury Taipei hotel launches world’s first “Photography Butler” service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019 18:03 0

A luxury hotel in Taipei launched the world's first "Photography Butler" service - professional and passionate "Photobutlers" will accompany hotel guests to popular Instagram check-in ... Read More

Cannabis, cocaine, meth: Ibiza tourist tests positive for every drug possible

Cannabis, cocaine, meth: Ibiza tourist tests positive for every drug possible

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019 17:20 0

One drug-loving tourist diver turned out to be too much even for the Spanish party island of Ibiza. Amphetamines, Cannabis, cocaine, methamphetamines and opioids were ... Read More

Jamaica welcomes international expert on tourism security

Jamaica welcomes international expert on tourism security

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019 16:20 0

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced that highly regarded tourism security expert, Dr. Peter Tarlow, will arrive on the island on Sunday to ... Read More

Brazil president: I’d rather have a dead son than a gay son

Brazil president: I’d rather have a dead son than a gay son

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 4, 2019 06:08 0

Rio may no longer be a pink destination. How will the future of the traveling #LGBTQ world change if they took a stance against growing ... Read More

The Love Field Legend dies: Herb Kelleher started Southwest Airlines on a cocktail napkin

The Love Field Legend dies: Herb Kelleher started Southwest Airlines on a cocktail napkin

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 4, 2019 04:30 0

Southwest Airlines tweeted: We already miss you, Herbie. We now have to imagine ourselves without Herb. The hashtag #HonoringHerb was established. Today Herb Kelleher, co-founder of Southwest ... Read More

Increased caution due to terrorism: US issues Travel Advisory for Tunisia

Increased caution due to terrorism: US issues Travel Advisory for Tunisia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019 01:20 0

US Department of State issued Level 2 Travel Advisory (Exercise Increased Caution) for Tunisia. The warning was issued due to increased risk of terrorist attacks ... Read More

Updated US Travel Advisory for China: Will China tourism officials retaliate?

Updated US Travel Advisory for China: Will China tourism officials retaliate?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2019 21:45 0

Every day 8000 Chinese tourists enter the United States, and every day an average of 5000 American tourists enter China. Americans should exercise increased caution ... Read More

DNA, Dark Skies, Spiritual Inspiration: 2019 most interesting cruise trends

DNA, Dark Skies, Spiritual Inspiration: 2019 most interesting cruise trends

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 3, 2019 21:05 2

After intensive research and polling of thousands of travelers, the experts, who are both knowledgeable and current about cruise trends and what constitutes a memorable ... Read More

US Travel Advisory issued against Indonesia targeting Central Sulawesi

US Travel Advisory issued against Indonesia targeting Central Sulawesi

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2019 19:59 0

The U.S. State Department today issued a travel advisory for Indonesia. This advisory is asking American Tourists to reconsider travel to Central Sulawesi and Papua ... Read More

Essential questions to ask business vendors

Essential questions to ask business vendors

editor editor- January 3, 2019 18:20 0

There are some fundamental questions that you should ask vendors before you sign on the dotted line. Read More

Illegal: Uber banned in Brussels

Illegal: Uber banned in Brussels

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 3, 2019 15:38 0

A Belgian commercial court has declared Uber illegal in Brussels. The Dutch-speaking tribunal of Commerce sided with local taxi companies and outlawed the ride-hailing service ... Read More

Up in flames: Maldives private island luxury resort burns, tourists evacuated

Up in flames: Maldives private island luxury resort burns, tourists evacuated

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 3, 2019 03:31 0

A top-notch ultra-luxury secluded private island resort in the Maldives was devastated by giant inferno that engulfed the property on Wednesday around 11 pm local ... Read More

Confronting world tourism’s changing economic times

Confronting world tourism’s changing economic times

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- January 3, 2019 01:03 0

There is little doubt that the tourism industry is facing some interesting and challenging times. Read More

New Year Spa days and stays at Corinthia Hotels

New Year Spa days and stays at Corinthia Hotels

editor editor- January 2, 2019 19:39 0

From London to Lisbon, tempting spa days and stays at Corinthia Hotels are the perfect antidote to winter and will work wonders for those wellness, health ... Read More

Four people injured in New Year’s Eve car-ramming attack in Germany

Four people injured in New Year’s Eve car-ramming attack in Germany

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 1, 2019 18:10 0

A man plowed his car into a crowd on New Year’s Eve in Germany, gravely injuring at least four pedestrians in what German police called ... Read More

US quits UNESCO

US quits UNESCO

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 1, 2019 17:20 0

The United States has withdrawn from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), citing "anti-Israel bias" persisting within the UN agency. The US ... Read More

Manchester police: New Year’s Eve train station stabbing spree “terrorist attack”

Manchester police: New Year’s Eve train station stabbing spree “terrorist attack”

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 1, 2019 15:51 0

British police say that the stabbing spree which occurred in Manchester on New Year’s Eve is being investigated as terror-related attack. Three people - including ... Read More

Snowbird travel stress decreased with driveaway service

Snowbird travel stress decreased with driveaway service

editor editor- January 1, 2019 00:35 0

Ever thought of the idea of visiting a destination, be it for holiday or work, and getting to drive your own car upon reaching the ... Read More

New York City Town Hall stars Mayor DeBlasio

New York City Town Hall stars Mayor DeBlasio

editor editor- December 31, 2018 20:04 0

It is not a surprise that politics has morphed into an entertainment vehicle. The people who populate the White House could easily be mistaken for ... Read More

IATA’s new program helps airlines avoid turbulence

IATA’s new program helps airlines avoid turbulence

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 31, 2018 17:30 0

International Air Transport Association announced the roll-out its new program that will assist airlines with avoiding turbulence when planning the flight routes. The new data ... Read More

New Florida club promotes travel with a purpose

New Florida club promotes travel with a purpose

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 31, 2018 17:15 0

The organization that is promoting a more peaceful world through international citizen homestays, announces the formation of a new club in Boca Raton, Florida. Friendship ... Read More

“Ours Yours” and “Where It All Begins”: The new Bahrain Egypt tourism cooperation

“Ours Yours” and “Where It All Begins”: The new Bahrain Egypt tourism cooperation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018 08:06 0

Tourism may be a way for Bahrain and Egypt to find together. Egypt is in urgent need of more tourists after ongoing security incidents.  Bahrain ... Read More

Qatar tourism and real-estate expansion not slowing down despite blockade

Qatar tourism and real-estate expansion not slowing down despite blockade

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018 04:49 0

There may be a blockade against Qatar set up by their neighbors, but it doesn't mean this oil-rich country isn't growing.  Read More

Suicide Tourism: A popular tourist destination in Japan with a dark reputation

Suicide Tourism: A popular tourist destination in Japan with a dark reputation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018 07:54 0

Suicide Tourism is a very dark side of tourism one better not mention. Therefore the  Japan National Tourism Organization will only tell you about the ... Read More

Human Rights Violation in New Zealand against Foreign Tourists?

Human Rights Violation in New Zealand against Foreign Tourists?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018 02:27 0

In Hawaii, they call it Kamaaina Rates, in Indonesia hotel rates for locals, are highly discounted, but in New Zealand, such advantages are human rights ... Read More

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