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Brand USA propels tourism as economic driver

Brand USA propels tourism as economic driver

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 5, 2019 17:30 0

This year’s National Travel and Tourism Week, May 5-11, again celebrates the role of one of the most significant and vibrant industries in our country. ... Read More

Strategic travel agreement between Singapore and India a step in the right direction

Strategic travel agreement between Singapore and India a step in the right direction

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 4, 2019 00:59 0

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between Sentosa Development Corporation (SDC) of Singapore and Thomas Cook (India) Ltd. to enhance Sentosa’s visibility and visitations ... Read More

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019 20:38 0

The recently concluded 26th International Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas celebrated over a quarter Century of Tourism Safety and Security. Dr. Peter Tarlow of ... Read More

FAA 2019 aerospace forecast

FAA 2019 aerospace forecast

editor editor- May 1, 2019 22:11 0

The FAA forecasts U.S. airline enplanements (passengers) will increase from 743.9 million in 2017 to 780.8 million in 2018, a 5.0 percent increase. All safety, ... Read More

Crown Prince Naruhito ascends the Chrysanthemum throne, becomes new emperor of Japan

Crown Prince Naruhito ascends the Chrysanthemum throne, becomes new emperor of Japan

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 17:35 0

Japanese Emperor Akihito announced his abdication at a palace ceremony on Tuesday in his final address, as the nation embraced the end of his 30-year ... Read More

South Africa Day 2019 celebrations in Bangkok

South Africa Day 2019 celebrations in Bangkok

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- April 30, 2019 22:14 0

A stunning South Africa National Day celebration took place in the Thai capital at the Siam Kempinski 5 star hotel. H.E. Mr. Geoffrey Quinton Mitchell ... Read More

Emirates renews its commitment to Seychelles at the Arabian Trade Fair in Dubai

Emirates renews its commitment to Seychelles at the Arabian Trade Fair in Dubai

editor editor- April 30, 2019 20:37 0

The partnership between Emirates and destination Seychelles continues to grow, as both parties signed a renewed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), outlining joint activities to promote the ... Read More

Indian Tourism booming by the trillions

Indian Tourism booming by the trillions

editor editor- April 30, 2019 01:10 0

A new report shows that the systematic growth, maintenance, and sustainable development of tourism destinations for India, as well as focus on promoting the emerging ... Read More

Sri Lanka bans all face coverings after Islamic terrorists kill 253 people in Easter attacks

Sri Lanka bans all face coverings after Islamic terrorists kill 253 people in Easter attacks

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 18:40 0

Under a state of emergency after a spate of suicide bombings last week, Sri Lanka has imposed a ban on all forms of face coverings. ... Read More

New One Seychelles Party wants Alain St. Ange for President

New One Seychelles Party wants Alain St. Ange for President

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019 17:58 0

The launch of the "One Seychelles" Political Party was held on Friday the 26th April and Alain St.Ange, the island's former Minister for Tourism, Civil ... Read More

Comores and Mozambique in dire need of assistance after deadly Cyclone Kenneth

Comores and Mozambique in dire need of assistance after deadly Cyclone Kenneth

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 27, 2019 08:01 0

Cyclone Kenneth raged Mozambique and the Indian Ocean Island Country Comoros today. Tourists took shelter at Comores airport and Ibo Fort in Mozambique. Thousands were left ... Read More

American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership

American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019 20:25 0

The Board of Directors of the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Sherry L. Rupert as the ... Read More

Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray

Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019 23:15 0

Sri Lanka Tourism is actually open for business: There is no threat to the overall safety of visitors. This is the latest message released by ... Read More

African Tourism Board Safety and Travel Security Expert Statement on TOPP

African Tourism Board Safety and Travel Security Expert Statement on TOPP

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2019 22:19 0

African Tourism Board Safety and Security expert Dr. Peter Tarlow reminded all ATB members, security incidents around the world once again underline the need for ... Read More

State of the Air: Hawaii boasts some of the best air quality in the nation

State of the Air: Hawaii boasts some of the best air quality in the nation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 16:10 0

The American Lung Association’s 2019 “State of the Air” report found that Hawaii has some of the cleanest air in the U.S. and Honolulu and ... Read More

Sudan Tourism Industry: ATB President St. Ange wants Africa to stand by Sudan

Sudan Tourism Industry: ATB President St. Ange wants Africa to stand by Sudan

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 23, 2019 21:48 0

People in Sudan are tasting freedom for the first time. It will be impossible to go back and tourism is a way to eventually rebuild ... Read More

American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership

American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 15:55 0

The Board of Directors of the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Sherry L. Rupert as the ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, U.S. and British Authorities warn in response to terror attacks

Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, U.S. and British Authorities warn in response to terror attacks

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019 22:07 0

The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority in a statement released urges hotels in Sri Lanka to take maximum measures to strengthen security as Hotels have ... Read More

Tallest modular hotel in the world will be built in New York City

Tallest modular hotel in the world will be built in New York City

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019 15:45 0

The world's tallest modular hotel – which will carry a brand of Marriott International – is on track to be stacked in late fall in ... Read More

New US Cuban sanctions target tourism, remittances and banking

New US Cuban sanctions target tourism, remittances and banking

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019 01:16 0

The US is targeting Cuba with additional sanctions, including restricting travel to the island nation, limiting remittances, and sanctioning additional entities, White House national security ... Read More

Malta, where Game of Thrones all began, plays host to the 5th Annual Valletta Film Festival

Malta, where Game of Thrones all began, plays host to the 5th Annual Valletta Film Festival

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 15:30 0

Malta, the first location for Season One of  Game of Thrones, plays host to the annual  Valletta Film Festival (VFF), June 14-23, presented by the ... Read More

Seychelles receives honor of hosting FINA CNSG Open Water World Series 2019

Seychelles receives honor of hosting FINA CNSG Open Water World Series 2019

editor editor- April 17, 2019 00:32 0

The excitement was palpable at Beau Vallon Beach on Saturday, April 13, 2019, almost a month before the Seychelles hosts for the second consecutive year ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister: Use art for community renewal

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister: Use art for community renewal

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 19:01 0

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has challenged the local art community to take art out of the educational institutions and art galleries and into Jamaica’s ... Read More

The next big thing in global tourism

The next big thing in global tourism

editor editor- April 16, 2019 02:24 0

Enchanting tourist attractions, unique diplomatic stature and a thriving airliner have placed Ethiopia, Land of Origins, on top of the world when it comes to ... Read More

NY drinks NY wines: History and hybrids

NY drinks NY wines: History and hybrids

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- April 13, 2019 21:05 0

New York Wines: Disaster in the Beginning Historians have documented the fact that grapes were first introduced to New York by the Dutch (1647-1664); sadly, ... Read More

Oxford Economics: Brand USA’s marketing initiatives drove record international visitor spending

Oxford Economics: Brand USA’s marketing initiatives drove record international visitor spending

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 18:35 0

Today, Brand USA, the destination marketing organization for the United States, announced that a study by Oxford Economics shows Brand USA’s marketing efforts are generating ... Read More

U.S. Travel honors its 2019 Travel Champions

U.S. Travel honors its 2019 Travel Champions

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 19:45 0

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday announced the recipients of the sixth annual Distinguished Travel Champion Award: Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV), Chairman Peter DeFazio ... Read More

Ethiopia, Rwanda and Uganda: Top 10 improved world travel destinations

Ethiopia, Rwanda and Uganda: Top 10 improved world travel destinations

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 10, 2019 00:59 0

Three Eastern African nations have emerged among the top ten fastest-growing destinations for tourism in the world. The 2019 annual report compiled by the World ... Read More

What airport is now busier than mega-hubs Frankfurt and Dallas Fort Worth?

What airport is now busier than mega-hubs Frankfurt and Dallas Fort Worth?

editor editor- April 8, 2019 18:24 0

This airport has now become the world's 12th busiest airport, moving up four places from the 16th spot in 2017. According to the preliminary world ... Read More

How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism

How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 12:14 3

African Tourism Board, (ATB)  has travel and security on its top agenda when attracting visitors to the continent. At the upcoming ATB Launch on April 11, ... Read More

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