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Memorial Day traffic study finds dire economic cost, public support for user fees

Memorial Day traffic study finds dire economic cost, public support for user fees

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 19:05 0

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday released a survey finding that Americans avoided an estimated 47.5 million auto trips due to highway congestion in 2018—costing ... Read More

Memorial Day Weekend: Days and routes travelers should avoid flying

Memorial Day Weekend: Days and routes travelers should avoid flying

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 19:20 0

More than 43 million Americans are expected to travel for Memorial Day Weekend this year, and based on 2018 data, travel experts found more than ... Read More

Pamela Arway and Kurt Ekert appointed to Board of Directors of Carlson Inc.

Pamela Arway and Kurt Ekert appointed to Board of Directors of Carlson Inc.

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 00:30 0

Carlson Inc., an international travel management company and private investment firm, announces the appointments of Pamela Arway and Kurt Ekert to the Board of Directors, ... Read More

$1.3 million in scholarships awarded to hospitality students

$1.3 million in scholarships awarded to hospitality students

editor editor- May 15, 2019 01:18 0

The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation (AHLEF), the charitable giving arm of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), today announced that it is ... Read More

Orlando welcomes a host of LGBTQ events from May and into June for Pride Month

Orlando welcomes a host of LGBTQ events from May and into June for Pride Month

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 19:55 0

Orlando, named the first-ever "City of the Year" by GayCites.com, promotes inclusivity with welcoming events, nightlife and activities. Orlando has also been named the world's ... Read More

Sharjah Ruler Opens Historic Dh 6-Billion Khorfakkan Highway

Sharjah Ruler Opens Historic Dh 6-Billion Khorfakkan Highway

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2019 13:11 0

HH Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, accompanied by HH Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme ... Read More

African Tourism Board: The Human Right to Explore the Cape in the Eyes of Marriott

African Tourism Board: The Human Right to Explore the Cape in the Eyes of Marriott

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 26, 2019 19:58 0

The official launch of the African Tourism Board is only about two weeks away. On April 11 at 15.30 the Cape Town International Convention Centre ... Read More

Jane Austen leads the way for a new themed guided tour of Winchester in England 

Jane Austen leads the way for a new themed guided tour of Winchester in England 

editor editor- March 25, 2019 21:57 0

In conjunction with Winchester Cathedral, Visit Hampshire announced a new Jane Austen-themed product to meet increased demand from US visitors to explore the literary legend.  ... Read More

Czech Memorial Scrolls survived the Holocaust and travel to New York City

Czech Memorial Scrolls survived the Holocaust and travel to New York City

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- March 23, 2019 19:11 0

The fact that a few of the 1,564 Czech Memorial Scrolls were all in one place at the same time, was almost a miracle. It ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Los Angeles Rams to play Dallas Cowboys at Aloha Stadium

Hawaii Tourism: Los Angeles Rams to play Dallas Cowboys at Aloha Stadium

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019 15:13 0

The Los Angeles Rams will host the Dallas Cowboys on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 4PM HST at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, it was officially ... Read More

US National Park Service Frustrated with USS Arizona Hawaii repair work

US National Park Service Frustrated with USS Arizona Hawaii repair work

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 06:43 0

The U.S. National Park Service issued a statement on the USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. It reads: Over the past 10 months, National ... Read More

CTO provides more opportunities for Caribbean nationals pursuing careers in tourism

CTO provides more opportunities for Caribbean nationals pursuing careers in tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019 15:23 0

In an effort to provide more opportunities for Caribbean nationals pursuing higher education and careers in the tourism industry, the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Scholarship ... Read More

Punxsutawney Phil predicts rare early spring on Groundhog Day 2019

Punxsutawney Phil predicts rare early spring on Groundhog Day 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 2, 2019 17:25 0

This morning, Pennsylvania’s own world-famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, predicted an early spring after not seeing his shadow, a prediction so rare that it has only ... Read More

FBI arrests Islamic terrorist planning attack on the White House

FBI arrests Islamic terrorist planning attack on the White House

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2019 03:51 0

A Georgia man, Hasher Jallal Taheb, accused of planning to use an anti-tank rocket and explosives to commit terrorist attacks on the White House and ... Read More

Did Sri Lankan turtle whisperer receive a message days before the tsunami?

Did Sri Lankan turtle whisperer receive a message days before the tsunami?

editor editor- January 13, 2019 01:29 0

“I saw the sea rushing in, sweeping away houses, animals and people and causing destruction,” said the turtle whisperer on the tsunami. Read More

Christmas Town USA: 651 citizens and the biggest light show in America

Christmas Town USA: 651 citizens and the biggest light show in America

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018 23:45 0

There are 600,000 visitors and only 651 locals in Christmas Town USA. For the last 62 years, Tourists from all over the world are enjoying ... Read More

Pope’s historic visit to the United Arab Emirates confirmed

Pope’s historic visit to the United Arab Emirates confirmed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 18, 2018 01:21 0

The Press Office of the Holy See announced the official program of the Pope's trip to the United Arab Emirates from 3 to 5 February ... Read More

Sacred places: Many spiritual sites can be visited via cruise ship

Sacred places: Many spiritual sites can be visited via cruise ship

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 14, 2018 09:50 0

There are 100+ cruise itineraries that provide access to sacred places – worldwide sites of healing, guidance, and divine inspiration. The significance of these hallowed ... Read More

What’s new in France for 2019?

What’s new in France for 2019?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2018 12:45 0

France is always an exciting destination but the year ahead promises a buffet of intriguing events beyond the capitol. Here are the top reasons to ... Read More

Historic Des Moines hotel reimagined with modern nod to its storied past

Historic Des Moines hotel reimagined with modern nod to its storied past

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2018 07:05 0

Renaissance Hotels, part of Marriott International, has announced the official reopening of The Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel following a multi-million dollar renovation. This anticipated ... Read More

Massive poppy art installation a must-see in Munich for Remembrance Day

Massive poppy art installation a must-see in Munich for Remembrance Day

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- November 10, 2018 12:04 0

This Sunday marks the 100-year anniversary of the Armistice of November 11, 1918, marking the end of World War I. A “Never Again” art installation ... Read More

Michael Jackson’s rented mansion may soon be on a tour map

Michael Jackson’s rented mansion may soon be on a tour map

editor editor- July 8, 2009 06:21 0

Michael Jackson’s rented Los Angeles mansion, where he suffered a fatal heart attack, may soon be put on a tour map. Read More

Pentagon to be tourist site as new Sept. 11 memorial opens

Pentagon to be tourist site as new Sept. 11 memorial opens

editor editor- August 11, 2008 05:31 0

WASHINGTON - The Pentagon announced Thursday that it would become a tourist destination when a new memorial building for the Sept. 11 attacks in 2001 ... Read More

Tourists visit genocide memorials in Rwanda

Tourists visit genocide memorials in Rwanda

editor editor- July 1, 2008 04:03 0

KIGALI, Rwanda—Visiting places famous for death is nothing new. Read More

Honor Flights finally give WWII veterans a chance to visit their memorial

Honor Flights finally give WWII veterans a chance to visit their memorial

editor editor- June 17, 2008 04:50 0

Since the World War II Memorial was erected on Washington DC's national mall four years ago, few of the thousands flocking to the site daily ... Read More

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