Tag: national parks

Can you take an iconic road trip in an electric vehicle?

Can you take an iconic road trip in an electric vehicle?

editor editor- May 7, 2019 21:56 0

Electric vehicles (EVs). They need recharging just like a fossil-fuel car needs to stop in at a gas pump. But how easy (or difficult) is ... Read More

United Airlines announces first-ever nonstop New York/Newark-Cape Town service

United Airlines announces first-ever nonstop New York/Newark-Cape Town service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 15:23 0

United Airlines today announced tickets are now available for purchase for the first-ever nonstop service by a U.S. carrier between New York/Newark and Cape Town. ... Read More

New rhino born at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

New rhino born at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019 18:02 0

On 19th April, Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, located north of Uganda’s capital, Kampala registered the latest rhino birth. According to Angie Genade, Executive Director of the ... Read More

Visa waiver leads to spike in bookings to Brazil

Visa waiver leads to spike in bookings to Brazil

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019 17:00 0

Brazil’s visa waiver policy announced in March is already generating positive results. Recent data from a study done by Amadeus Group shows a significant increase ... Read More

A new Tourism potential in Tanzania: The Southern Circuit

A new Tourism potential in Tanzania: The Southern Circuit

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- April 21, 2019 21:39 0

A new Tourism potential is about to be unlocked In Tanzania. All roads and international air routes will in the near future, be leading to ... Read More

United Airlines plans nonstop service between New York/Newark and Cape Town

United Airlines plans nonstop service between New York/Newark and Cape Town

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019 19:40 0

United Airlines today applied with the U.S. Department of Transportation for authority to begin new service between New York/Newark Liberty International Airport and Cape Town ... Read More

U.S. Travel welcomes Bernhardt DOI confirmation

U.S. Travel welcomes Bernhardt DOI confirmation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019 19:25 0

U.S. Travel President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the Senate confirmation of David Bernhardt as secretary of the U.S. Department of ... 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

Gleam of hope for tourism

Gleam of hope for tourism

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- April 9, 2019 23:05 0

On March 27, all roads led to Mombasa, Kenya, for a joint business meeting organized by Uganda and Kenya and the two Presidents of both ... Read More

African Game Rangers: Key conservation tourism partners in stress

African Game Rangers: Key conservation tourism partners in stress

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 6, 2019 03:03 0

Wildlife is the leading tourist attraction and source of tourist revenue in Africa other than rich historical and cultural heritage the continent has been endowed ... Read More

Uganda travel and trafficking

Uganda travel and trafficking

editor editor- March 23, 2019 19:00 0

Sub-Saharan Africa has enormous tourism potential: leopards lounging in acacia trees, elephant herds drifting across vast savannah plains, gorillas and chimps rioting in deep forests, ... Read More

“An inspirational story”:  Rwanda’s Travel & Tourism economy up 14% in 2018

“An inspirational story”: Rwanda’s Travel & Tourism economy up 14% in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019 15:20 0

The Travel & Tourism economy of Rwanda grew by 13.8% last year – one of the fastest rates in the world, according to the World ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association announces new Executive Vice President

U.S. Travel Association announces new Executive Vice President

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 15:45 0

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

Botswana hunting proposal could put its tourism industry at risk

Botswana hunting proposal could put its tourism industry at risk

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 15:17 0

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

Kenya’s Tourism Secretary: More visitors and fewer dead elephants

Kenya’s Tourism Secretary: More visitors and fewer dead elephants

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 20:30 0

Last year, Kenyan Cabinet Secretary of Tourism Najib Balala met his goal of welcoming over two million visitors to Kenya during his term in office ... Read More

Connecting Africa: Rovos Rail set to introduce its first, East to West  journey in Africa.

Connecting Africa: Rovos Rail set to introduce its first, East to West journey in Africa.

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- March 5, 2019 11:18 2

Come July this year, Rovos Rail is set to connect Africa from the Indian Ocean on the East to Atlantic Ocean in the West through ... Read More

Botswana proposes banning hunting and trade as elephant population declines

Botswana proposes banning hunting and trade as elephant population declines

editor editor- February 26, 2019 13:53 0

The results of the recent and most extensive elephant population survey of Botswana estimates the country’s population at 126,000 elephants, a further decline from 131,600 ... Read More

U.S. Travel welcomes bills to address billions needed to maintain National Parks

U.S. Travel welcomes bills to address billions needed to maintain National Parks

editor editor- February 15, 2019 19:02 0

A U.S. Senate bill to provide funding for National Park repairs is currently under committee review. A similar bill is moving forward in the House ... 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

Trump declares national emergency to circumvent Congress, get money for his pet project

Trump declares national emergency to circumvent Congress, get money for his pet project

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019 17:06 0

In an attempt to build his long-promised 'border wall' without congressional approval, President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency. Trump is also expected to ... Read More

KDG Capital acquires Snow King Resort Hotel in Jackson, WY

KDG Capital acquires Snow King Resort Hotel in Jackson, WY

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019 18:08 0

KDG Capital, a Florida-based real estate private equity firm, has purchased the Snow King Resort Hotelin Jackson, Wyoming. Benchmark will continue to operate and market ... Read More

Uganda State Tourism Minister launches controversial Miss Curvy beauty pageant

Uganda State Tourism Minister launches controversial Miss Curvy beauty pageant

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- February 7, 2019 01:48 0

Ever since Miss Uganda won the coveted Miss World Africa in China on December 8, 2018, several organizers have come up with genres of beauty ... Read More

Overtourism at New Zealand National Parks: There is a plan

Overtourism at New Zealand National Parks: There is a plan

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 4, 2019 00:29 0

How would Aroaki, Mt Cook and Westland Tai Poutini National Parks in New Zealand be managed while considering the impacts of climate change and tourism? ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow immediate response on US Government Opening

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow immediate response on US Government Opening

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 25, 2019 19:43 0

U.S> Skies are open. The U.S. Travel Association along with the Global travel and tourism industry had been bracing about safety, security and the difficult ... Read More

American Bus Association to Trump & US Congress: End government shutdown!

American Bus Association to Trump & US Congress: End government shutdown!

editor editor- January 25, 2019 01:10 0

The American Bus Association again calls on Trump and Congress to come together and end this government shutdown immediately. Read More

Veteran US tour operator: Don’t let government shutdown stop your vacation plans

Veteran US tour operator: Don’t let government shutdown stop your vacation plans

editor editor- January 17, 2019 20:15 0

As America’s government shutdown continues to set a record for longevity, this tour operator has seen a rise in consumer anxiety. Read More

US Tourism industry presses for shutdown to government shutdown

US Tourism industry presses for shutdown to government shutdown

editor editor- January 17, 2019 19:07 0

Group tour and travel associations from the US Tourism industry came together to urge Congress and the Administration to end the government shutdown immediately. Read More

Uganda Wildlife Authority donates relief to victims of floods and landslides at Mt. Elgon

Uganda Wildlife Authority donates relief to victims of floods and landslides at Mt. Elgon

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- January 13, 2019 20:12 0

Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) delivered relief items worth UGX 10 Million (USD 3700) to the people who were affected by flash floods and landslides that ... Read More

Government shutdown or not, Bryce Canyon National Park remains open

Government shutdown or not, Bryce Canyon National Park remains open

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019 16:05 0

As the partial federal shutdown continues, Garfield County's Office of Tourism wants the public to know that Bryce Canyon National Park, one of Utah's most ... Read More

Kashmir travelers annoyed by traffic snarls to Srinagar Airport

Kashmir travelers annoyed by traffic snarls to Srinagar Airport

editor editor- January 1, 2019 00:38 0

Srinagar International Airport is also known as Sheikh-ul-Alam Airport and is plagued with extreme traffic congestion for travelers. Read More

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