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U.S. Travel Association announces new Executive Vice President

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019

The U.S. Travel Association on Thursday announced the promotion of Tori Barnes to Executive Vice President of Public Affairs following ... Read More

African Tourism Board plans impressive launch in Cape Town at WTM

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 14, 2019

The African Tourism Board (ATB) is planning for an impressive launch event during World Travel Market (WTM) in Cape Town, ... Read More

Rolls-Royce to power 40 new Lufthansa aircraft

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

Rolls-Royce has been selected by Lufthansa Group to power 40 new aircraft. Its Trent 1000 engine will power 20 Boeing ... Read More

InterContinental Genève: 6 years of Green Globe certification

editor editor- March 13, 2019

Green Globe first certified the InterContinental Genève in 2014. Ideally located on an oasis of calm in the diplomatic district, ... Read More

New ministry-level leadership in British Virgin Islands tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

The British Virgin Islands has new leadership in the pivotal Tourism sector with the recent election of Premier and Minister ... Read More

Teneo Hospitality Group appoints new Content & Design Specialist

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

Teneo Hospitality Group has appointed graphic designer and tech expert Victoria Myrand as Content and Design Specialist. In this newly ... Read More

Botswana hunting proposal could put its tourism industry at risk

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

Botswana’s proposals to lift its hunting ban and to introduce elephant culling has fuelled political posturing, denials, misinformation, and lobbying ... Read More

WTTC: African tourism sector booming

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019

Travel & Tourism in Africa is booming, growing 5.6% in 2018 compared to the global average of 3.9% and the ... Read More

Kenya Travel & Tourism exceeding global and regional levels in 2018

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019

Travel & Tourism in Kenya grew faster than the regional average and significantly above other economies in Sub-Saharan Africa, according ... Read More

European policymakers praise Qatar Airways all-female flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019

Qatar Airways celebrated a landmark flight on Sunday 10 March as its scheduled service from Brussels to Doha was operated ... Read More

Messe Berlin to become member of the World Tourism Alliance

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019

WTA members include national tourism associations, influential tourism enterprises, academic institutes and other institutions from around the world. Messe Berlin, ... Read More

Dead on Ethiopian Airlines: Sarah Auffret of Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 12, 2019

"I believe we do our best when we enjoy what we are doing." These were the words of Sarah Auffret, a ... Read More

ICTP meets on the sidelines of ITB in Berlin

mm Alain St.Ange- March 12, 2019

Three of the four founding members of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) - Juergen Steinmetz, Alain St.Ange, and ... Read More

UN FAO: Sorrow at the loss of a colleague, other victims in Ethiopia crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019

UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is in mourning at the loss of one of our team when an Ethiopian ... Read More

Chimpanzee Sanctuary and Wildlife Conservation Trust hand over to Dr.Joshua Rukundo

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- March 10, 2019

On 4th March 2019, the long-serving Executive Director of Chimpanzee Sanctuary and Wildlife Conservation Trust, Ms Lilly Ajarova handed over ... Read More

Iran Tourism: What about hitchhiking as a woman?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

There is no war in Iran, the country is generally safe, and the living standards are comparable to those of ... Read More

ITB 2019 closing report: Robust and resilient

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

Uninterrupted growth at a high level: despite a slowdown in the world economy demand within the world’s travel industry remains ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines CEO statement about the cause of the crash of ET302

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

In a press conference held at Ethiopian Airlines Headquarters this afternoon in Addis Ababa, Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Tewolde GebreMariam answered ... Read More

Mayday on TK1 from Istanbul to JFK after severe turbulence over New England

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

Turkish Airlines Flight One, non-stop service from Istanbul landed at JFK Airport New York at 5.35pm Saturday night. Prior to ... Read More

Speed Dating Tourism Style @ Javits

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- March 9, 2019

Picture it – hundreds of small tables staffed by representatives of destinations, hotels, attractions – from Australia to Rwanda and ... Read More

‘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

Global Tourism Resilience Centre Board of Governors announces 2019 projects

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019

Board Members and associates of the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center (GTRCMC) had their second meeting, in Berlin, ... Read More

Global DMC Network by JTB Group DMC Travelife Partner status

editor editor- March 8, 2019

JTB Global Marketing & Travel Inc. (JTBGMT), member of the Global DMC Network by JTB Group, received the Travelife Partner ... Read More

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

East Africa set for joint Regional Tourism Marketing drive at ITB

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019

Looking to market the East African tourism, a delegation of five officials from the East African Community (EAC) Headquarters is ... Read More

Wizz Air takes delivery of its first Airbus A321neo

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019

Wizz Air, the largest Central and Eastern European low cost carrier, has taken delivery of its first of 184 A321neo ... Read More

ITB Berlin means big time for Nepal Tourism Board and upcoming launch of Visit Nepal 2020 year

editor editor- March 7, 2019

Nepal is going all out at the largest travel trade event of the year, ITB, that started today in Berlin, ... Read More

Qatar Airways unveils new Economy Class, seven new destinations at ITB Berlin 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, revealed the airline’s new Economy Class experience and announced ... Read More

IGLTA unveils all-new visual identity with refreshed branding and logo

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association (IGLTA) has just unveiled a fresh visual identity of its core brand elements across its ... Read More

Travel to Zimbabwe: U.S. White House issues statement on national emergency

editor editor- March 6, 2019

It appears after Zimbabwe dictator Robert Mugabe was removed by a coup, there are some who actually wish the old ... Read More

Miami Beach welcomes LGBT travelers from around the globe all year long

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019

Miami Beach is an award-winning LGBTQ destination filled with spirit and pride offering a multitude of experiences that cater to ... Read More

Seychelles to join international culinary event Goût de France/Good France for its fifth edition

editor editor- March 6, 2019

The French Ambassador to Seychelles Lionel Majesté-Larrouy made the announcement in the presence of Mrs. Sherin Francis Seychelles Tourism Board ... Read More

Tanzania and Rwanda tour operators join forces to promote tourism in both countries

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019

Tour operators in Tanzania and Rwanda have agreed to jointly market the two countries as complementary destinations in their latest ... Read More

CEO Pilar Laguana is fantastic news for Guam Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 5, 2019

Pilar Laguana, an international tourism veteran, is now in charge of the Guam Visitors Bureau. She thinks out of the ... Read More

The Luxury Collection announces first hotel in Seychelles

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019

The Luxury Collection, part of Marriott International, Inc., today announced its planned debut in the Seychelles with the signing of ... Read More