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Why tourists are not in danger after confirmed Ebola case in Uganda

Why tourists are not in danger after confirmed Ebola case in Uganda

There is no threat for tourists traveling currently in Uganda. Future visitors planning a trip to this East African ... Read More

Helicopter crashes into midtown Manhattan building, one person killed

Helicopter crashes into midtown Manhattan building, one person killed

The helicopter crash-landed onto the roof of a midtown Manhattan 54-story office building on New York's 7th avenue, north ... Read More

Lufthansa uses telemedicine on board its long-haul fleet

Lufthansa uses telemedicine on board its long-haul fleet

As the first airline in the world to do so, Lufthansa has equipped all long–haul aircraft with the mobile ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience

Alongside President and Secretary Clinton, Jamaica's Minister for Tourism, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett spoke today the ongoing 4th meeting ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett to participate in inaugural Asian Resilience Summit

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett to participate in inaugural Asian Resilience Summit

Jamaica's Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett is expected to participate in the first Asian Resilience Summit, being held in ... Read More

Carlson Wagonlit Travel CEO: Vigilance needed to tackle human trafficking

Carlson Wagonlit Travel CEO: Vigilance needed to tackle human trafficking

As summer unofficially begins, so will travel across the world. Also on the rise will be human trafficking, a ... Read More

China Air Transport Association: 737 MAX fiasco to cost Chinese airlines $579 million

China Air Transport Association: 737 MAX fiasco to cost Chinese airlines $579 million

The China Air Transport Association (CATA) said it estimates losses at Chinese airlines caused by the grounding of Boeing's ... Read More

Maritime security the Seychelles way

Maritime security the Seychelles way

Africa’s smallest nation is setting a standard for safe sustainable seas through the prosecution of pirates, international maritime cooperation, ... Read More

Star Alliance launches Connection Service at Newark Liberty International Airport

Star Alliance launches Connection Service at Newark Liberty International Airport

The Star Alliance Connection Service is now available at Newark Liberty International Airport. This assists passengers with tight connections ... Read More

Is Zimbabwe planning to kidnap former Tourism Minister Mzembi in South Africa?

Is Zimbabwe planning to kidnap former Tourism Minister Mzembi in South Africa?

Travel and Tourism in Zimbabwe are on a path of urgently needed recovery, and the country is considered by ... Read More

Asia Pacific Tourism: 700 million international arrivals in 2018 and growing

Asia Pacific Tourism: 700 million international arrivals in 2018 and growing

Asia Pacific destinations collectively received almost 700 million international visitor arrivals (IVAs) in 2018, an increase of 7.7% over ... Read More

Jamaica Global Resilience Centre to open in October

Jamaica Global Resilience Centre to open in October

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre is scheduled to open ... Read More

Ugandan judge okays destruction of natural forest for sugarcane plantation

Ugandan judge okays destruction of natural forest for sugarcane plantation

In December of last year, Judge Albert Rugadya Atwooki stepped down from the case between Natinal Forestry Authority (NFA) ... Read More

China announces Great Wall “emergency repair” over next 5 years

China announces Great Wall “emergency repair” over next 5 years

China's government has formulated an emergency work plan to repair dilapidated sections of the Great Wall in the next ... Read More

How Emirates is supporting and preserving biodiversity

How Emirates is supporting and preserving biodiversity

Taking its environmental responsibilities seriously and championing wildlife conservation across different corners of the planet, the Emirates Group is ... Read More

GCC produces 1.8 million overnight stays in Germany during 2018

GCC produces 1.8 million overnight stays in Germany during 2018

The German National Tourist Board (GNTB) has announced that it will be showcasing a range of key destinations at ... Read More

Hotel History: Asian American Hotel Owners Association 

Hotel History: Asian American Hotel Owners Association 

The Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) is a trade association that represents hotel owners. As of 2018, AAHOA ... Read More

FAA: New video on the growing field of commercial space travel

FAA: New video on the growing field of commercial space travel

More and more U.S. citizens and companies want to know about the exciting and growing field of commercial space ... Read More

Safety our top priority: American Airlines reassures customers after 737 MAX grounding

Safety our top priority: American Airlines reassures customers after 737 MAX grounding

American Airlines has sent a message to all of it's customers, reassuring them that yesterday's grounding of all Boeing ... Read More

Canada the latest country to ground Boeing 737 Max 8 jets

Canada the latest country to ground Boeing 737 Max 8 jets

Canada is the latest state to join the growing list of countries that grounded Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft. ... Read More

Boeing 737 MAX 8: Who is grounding controversial plane and who is not?

Boeing 737 MAX 8: Who is grounding controversial plane and who is not?

The list of the carriers that are grounding the controversial Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft and the countries that ... Read More

Scorpion stings passenger on Air Transat flight

Scorpion stings passenger on Air Transat flight

As if flying wasn’t stressful enough, a Canadian student’s story of being stung by a stowaway scorpion mid-flight is ... Read More

International travel outperforming economic growth

International travel outperforming economic growth

In 2018, the number of outbound trips increased by 5.5 percent, resulting in 1.4 billion international trips. Hence, once ... Read More

International Golf Travel Market (IGTM) rebrands

International Golf Travel Market (IGTM) rebrands

International Golf Travel Market (IGTM), the leading business to business event for the golf travel community, has re-launched in ... Read More

Six Tenerife-born parrots in danger of extinction reintroduced to Brazil

Six Tenerife-born parrots in danger of extinction reintroduced to Brazil

The six specimens of Lear's Macaw (Anodorhynchus leari) born in the Loro Parque Foundation's facilities and moved last August ... Read More

eTN interview with Cuban Tourism Office Councilor: Major plans for island’s tourism revival

eTN interview with Cuban Tourism Office Councilor: Major plans for island’s tourism revival

Launched in November 2018, Cuba's celebration of the 500th anniversary of the founding of San Cristobal de la Habana ... Read More

US Travel Advisory ups warning level for travel to Turkey

US Travel Advisory ups warning level for travel to Turkey

The U.S. Travel Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs, today issued a "Level 3: Reconsider Travel" advisory for ... Read More

Ugandan conservationists capture rare footage of elusive giant pangolin

Ugandan conservationists capture rare footage of elusive giant pangolin

Conservationists from Chester Zoo have captured ‘momentous’ video footage of the elusive giant pangolin at Ziwa Rhino Ranch in ... Read More

Airbus reports strong Full-Year 2018 results, delivers on guidance

Airbus reports strong Full-Year 2018 results, delivers on guidance

Strong 2018 performance, guidance delivered Revenues € 64 billion; EBIT Adjusted € 5.8 billion; Free Cash Flow Before M&A ... Read More

Rats on the rise in Barbados: Ministry steps in

Rats on the rise in Barbados: Ministry steps in

The rat population is on the rise in Barbados, and the Ministry of Health and Wellness has stepped in ... Read More