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Bartlett named PATWA’s Tourism Minister of the Year for Sustainable Tourism

Bartlett named PATWA’s Tourism Minister of the Year for Sustainable Tourism

editor editor- March 7, 2019 23:11 1

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett was today awarded the Pacific Area Travel Writers Association’s (PATWA) Tourism Minister of the Year for Sustainable Tourism in ... Read More

King of Jordan Abdullah II to receive the Lamp of Peace of St. Francis in Assisi

King of Jordan Abdullah II to receive the Lamp of Peace of St. Francis in Assisi

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 23:10 0

His Majesty the King of Jordan, Abdullah II, will visit, accompanied by Her Majesty the Queen of Jordan, Rania, at the Basilica of St. Francis ... Read More

China, USA & Germany are top 3 biggest global travel spenders

China, USA & Germany are top 3 biggest global travel spenders

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019 17:25 1

A recent study estimated the global expenditure on tourism to be just short of $1.5 trillion, with cheap flights and rising economies broadening the horizons ... Read More

Airbnb banned from Texas contracts due to anti-Semitic actions

Airbnb banned from Texas contracts due to anti-Semitic actions

editor editor- March 2, 2019 00:11 0

In response to Airbnb’s anti-Semitic decision to de-list Jewish-owned properties, but no others, in the disputed territory known as the West Bank, the Texas State ... Read More

First Costa Cruises ship designed for Chinese market comes into service

First Costa Cruises ship designed for Chinese market comes into service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019 21:24 0

Yesterday, at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, in the presence of the Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister of Italy, Matteo Salvini, and of the ... Read More

United Airlines giving women artists a larger than life canvas

United Airlines giving women artists a larger than life canvas

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 15:42 0

In advance of Women's History Month beginning on Friday, United Airlines is launching a first-of-its-kind contest designed to find and uplift underrepresented women artists by ... Read More

Krakow hosts 3rd International Congress of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimages

Krakow hosts 3rd International Congress of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimages

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019 16:05 0

The 3rd International Congress of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimages "100th birthday of Karol Wojtyla - Saint John Paul II" will take place in Krakow, from ... Read More

IATA: Cooperation key to keeping aviation secure & doubling passenger demand

IATA: Cooperation key to keeping aviation secure & doubling passenger demand

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019 15:20 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on industry and governments to work together more closely to keep aviation secure in the face of evolving ... Read More

Heathrow Airport and airlines agree new deal to grow passenger numbers

Heathrow Airport and airlines agree new deal to grow passenger numbers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019 16:30 0

Heathrow today announced that the UK’s hub airport has signed a landmark deal on airport charges worth hundreds of millions of pounds with airlines operating ... Read More

Hotels in ASIA ignore warning signs of environmental killers

Hotels in ASIA ignore warning signs of environmental killers

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- February 24, 2019 06:06 0

Hotel operators in Asia are neglecting public safety. Scientists and engineers have learned the truth about the industry’s apathy when it comes to keeping our ... Read More

Unique attractions and features at Kumbh Mela at Allahabad in India

Unique attractions and features at Kumbh Mela at Allahabad in India

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- February 23, 2019 00:30 0

The ongoing Kumbh Mela at Allahabad - now called Prayagraj - has many attractions and unique features, the sheer size being one of them. Along ... Read More

Delta Air Lines climbs in Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies rankings

Delta Air Lines climbs in Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies rankings

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 19:10 0

Delta is one of Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies Worldwide for the second consecutive year – the only airline on the who's who of tech ... Read More

Travel losses exceed $800 million due to US government shutdown

Travel losses exceed $800 million due to US government shutdown

editor editor- February 15, 2019 18:54 0

The previous US government shutdown 35-day stalemate sidelined hundreds of thousands of federal workers without pay, created disarray in national parks, caused disruptions to the ... Read More

Flights canceled, trains stopped, bus services halted – strike chaos paralyzes Belgium

Flights canceled, trains stopped, bus services halted – strike chaos paralyzes Belgium

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 22:31 0

Unions' general strike over wages and working conditions has brought Belgium to a screeching halt, causing complete chaos in airports, on the roads and in ... Read More

Chinese New Year travelers took 60.3 million railway trips during holiday week

Chinese New Year travelers took 60.3 million railway trips during holiday week

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019 23:25 0

Chinese travelers took 60.3 million railway trips during the week-long Spring Festival holiday from February 4 to February 10, data from the national railway operator ... Read More

Bill to shield FAA from future government shutdowns welcomed by airlines

Bill to shield FAA from future government shutdowns welcomed by airlines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019 22:07 0

Airlines for America (A4A) today issued the following statement in support of Congressman Peter DeFazio's bill that would shield FAA programs and personnel from the ... Read More

Jamaica takes the lead on Global Tourism Resilience Management

editor editor- February 8, 2019 19:57 0

Resilience is everybody’s business. All policymakers in the Caribbean must be concerned about the resilience of their national sectors amid a wide range of constantly ... Read More

World Animal Protection: Traffickers exploit Turkish Airlines in illegal wildlife trade

World Animal Protection: Traffickers exploit Turkish Airlines in illegal wildlife trade

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019 19:25 0

An investigation by World Animal Protection reveals Turkish Airlines and Turkish Cargo are enabling the exotic pet trade, despite making commitments to tackle wildlife trafficking. ... 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

Hilton debuts as first international hotel brand in Taizhou City Center

Hilton debuts as first international hotel brand in Taizhou City Center

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 19:05 0

Hilton and Hilton Hotels and Resorts today announced the opening of Hilton Taizhou, the latest addition to the market-leading flagship brand's portfolio in China. This ... Read More

Valentine’s Day 2019: Most romantic restaurants in America revealed

Valentine’s Day 2019: Most romantic restaurants in America revealed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 18:30 0

Just in time for Valentine's Day, the most romantic restaurants in the U.S. for 2019 were announced today. Travel experts complied this first-ever list based ... Read More

Traveling to Hawaii? How LGBTQ friendly is the Aloha State?

Traveling to Hawaii? How LGBTQ friendly is the Aloha State?

editor editor- January 31, 2019 22:36 0

Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation and the Equality Federation Institute released their 5th annual State Equality Index (SEI), a comprehensive report detailing statewide ... Read More

Famous tourist spot in Ireland to be restored

Famous tourist spot in Ireland to be restored

editor editor- January 30, 2019 00:27 0

Millions of people from around the globe have visited this famous Irish tourist spot since local landlord Cornelius O’Brien constructed it in 1835. The viewing ... Read More

Hotels preparing for Chinese New Year travel rush

Hotels preparing for Chinese New Year travel rush

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2019 15:53 1

Chinese New Year, commonly known as Lunar New Year, is a Chinese festival that celebrates the beginning of a new year on the traditional Chinese ... Read More

Unique hotels lead to successful guest experiences

Unique hotels lead to successful guest experiences

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 26, 2019 20:03 2

The contemporary traveler sees a hotel more than just a place to sleep and take a shower. The hotel has become part of the travel ... Read More

How Services like Airbnb and Skyscanner Changed the Attitude to Traveling

How Services like Airbnb and Skyscanner Changed the Attitude to Traveling

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 24, 2019 07:39 0

Two decades ago, a simple traveler could hardly imagine buying cheap flights in a few clicks or staying at the world’s most authentic places affordably ... Read More

Centara announces marketing cooperation with a leading Korean credit card

Centara announces marketing cooperation with a leading Korean credit card

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- January 24, 2019 07:33 0

Bangkok, Thailand – 24th January 2019  – Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, announced an agreement to cooperate with KEB Hana Card, one of ... Read More

Marriott trains 500,000 hotel workers to recognize the signs of human trafficking

Marriott trains 500,000 hotel workers to recognize the signs of human trafficking

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019 18:15 1

Marriott International today announced that, as of this month, it has successfully trained 500,000 hotel workers to spot the signs of human trafficking in its ... Read More

Wayne County Airport Authority welcomes new CEO

Wayne County Airport Authority welcomes new CEO

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019 02:10 0

The Wayne County Airport Authority Board of Directors confirmed the appointment of Chad Newton as Chief Executive Officer of the Wayne County Airport Authority (WCAA) ... Read More

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