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Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities
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Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities

Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka- June 11, 2019

The Rapid Response Team by Safertourism reached out to Sri Lanka tourism authorities including the minister of tourism and industry ... Read More

Ghana Remains Safe: African Tourism Board Rapid Response Team offers assistance
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Ghana Remains Safe: African Tourism Board Rapid Response Team offers assistance

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 11, 2019

Ghana remains sage, security remains vigilant according to a statement issued by Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the Minister of Information for ... Read More

IATA forecast for global aviation in 2019 is not so good for reasons listed
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IATA forecast for global aviation in 2019 is not so good for reasons listed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a downgrade of its 2019 outlook for the global air transport industry to ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Visitor spending declined 6.2 percent in April 2019
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Hawaii Tourism: Visitor spending declined 6.2 percent in April 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.33 billion in April 2019, a decrease of 6.2 percent compared ... Read More

Passenger Safety: Boeing puts pressure on FAA to get Boeing 737MAX flying and worry later
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Passenger Safety: Boeing puts pressure on FAA to get Boeing 737MAX flying and worry later

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2019

Airlines are desperate getting their fleet of Boeing 737 MAX flying again. The recertification process of the 737 MAX will ... Read More

US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral
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US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019

Today the U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Baghdad ordered a partial evacuation of their American staff.  In the meantime, the ... Read More

African Tourism Board on EDU – Tourism: A united global approach
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African Tourism Board on EDU – Tourism: A united global approach

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 8, 2019

EDU-tourism is the best vehicle for Africa, to integrate our expertise and change the normal programs within nations. These were ... Read More

Hilton Hotels in Myanmar launches “CoffeeBriques” program
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Hilton Hotels in Myanmar launches “CoffeeBriques” program

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019

Hilton Hotels in Myanmar has launched a program that turns waste coffee grounds into “coffeeBriques” that can be used for ... Read More

Spain-Holiday.com has new owners
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Spain-Holiday.com has new owners

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2019

The Spanish holiday rental platform, Spain-Holiday.com, has new owners from the 1st of April. The company’s founder and sole owner ... Read More

Boutique Venice Beach, Hotel Erwin, announces new GM
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Boutique Venice Beach, Hotel Erwin, announces new GM

editor editor- April 9, 2019

Boutique hotel in Venice Beach, California, Hotel Erwin, recently announced the appointment of new General Manager, Derek Haug, to oversee ... Read More

Singapore Grand Hyatt Hotel ablaze:  500 evacuated
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Singapore Grand Hyatt Hotel ablaze: 500 evacuated

editor editor- March 28, 2019

A fire broke out at the luxury Grand Hyatt Hotel in downtown Singapore today forcing the evacuation of around 500 ... Read More

Frankfurt airport grounds all flights after drone sighting
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Frankfurt airport grounds all flights after drone sighting

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 23, 2019

Frankfurt am Main Airport (Frankfurt Airport), the largest airport in Europe, had to halt all incoming and outgoing flights after ... Read More

US Pilots alarmed: Boeing 737 Max 8 flight manual is criminally insufficient
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US Pilots alarmed: Boeing 737 Max 8 flight manual is criminally insufficient

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019

The Flight Manual for the Boeing 737 Max 8 is inadequate and almost criminally insufficient. These are the words of ... Read More

Travel to Zimbabwe: U.S. White House issues statement on national emergency
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Travel to Zimbabwe: U.S. White House issues statement on national emergency

editor editor- March 6, 2019

It appears after Zimbabwe dictator Robert Mugabe was removed by a coup, there are some who actually wish the old ... Read More

Brazilian Carnivals: What, when, where and how
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Brazilian Carnivals: What, when, where and how

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019

1. Is there just one ‘carnival’ or are there several? Where are they? Carnival is a holiday in Brazil – ... Read More

Can you be a student and a full-time traveller?
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Can you be a student and a full-time traveller?

editor editor- February 26, 2019

It would be worthwhile to clarify that life in travel is not a goal that is mandatory for all. In ... Read More

30,000 flights won’t be able to land at Milan’s Airport Linate during Italy’s high summer season
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30,000 flights won’t be able to land at Milan’s Airport Linate during Italy’s high summer season

mm Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- February 26, 2019

Milan’s Airport Linate is not only very passenger friendly but also very easy to reach from Milan’s city center. There ... Read More

Philippines targets 8.2 million tourists in 2019
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Philippines targets 8.2 million tourists in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019

The Philippines welcomed 7,127,168 foreign visitors in 2018, and the Philippine Department of Tourism saying it is aiming for 8.2 ... Read More

Qatar Airways GCEO delivers keynote address at CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit
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Qatar Airways GCEO delivers keynote address at CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019

The first day of the CAPA Qatar Aviation, Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit kicked off on Tuesday 5 February at the ... Read More

Brisbane International Airport evacuated over bomb scare
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Brisbane International Airport evacuated over bomb scare

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 2, 2019

"Emergency situation" triggered evacuation of Brisbane International Airport earlier today, after Queensland Police arrested a man who claimed to have ... Read More

Transcript for NACTA Red Alert: How safe is flying during U.S. government shut down?
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Transcript for NACTA Red Alert: How safe is flying during U.S. government shut down?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 24, 2019

The FAA is looking for experienced air traffic controllers. This is already true in normal times. Today the NACTA website ... Read More

Lombok Tourism is open and hungry for business in 2019
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Lombok Tourism is open and hungry for business in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019

Around 90% of tourism operations in Lombok, Indonesia, are back in business following the devastating earthquakes of August 2018. In ... Read More

East African tourism remains calm after Nairobi terror attack
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East African tourism remains calm after Nairobi terror attack

editor editor- January 17, 2019

Tourism operators in Kenya and the rest of East Africa have expressed their feelings over the recent Nairobi terror attack. Read More

Spanish tourism: Brits’ post-Brexit holiday plans unaffected so far
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Spanish tourism: Brits’ post-Brexit holiday plans unaffected so far

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2019

The Spanish Institute of Statistics (INE) released latest figures yesterday, revealing that Spain welcomed a record-breaking 82.6 million tourists in ... Read More

100 years of BAUHAUS: How, when and where to celebrate
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100 years of BAUHAUS: How, when and where to celebrate

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019

The normal way to celebrate a birthday is with a party. But for its 100th birthday, BauhausLand is throwing a ... Read More

Ryanair pilots: New year, same threats
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Ryanair pilots: New year, same threats

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019

2018 was a pivotal year for Ryanair and its pilots and cabin crew, engaging in the previously unchartered territory of ... Read More

Koh Samui in Thailand ready for business again after Tropical Storm Pabuk
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Koh Samui in Thailand ready for business again after Tropical Storm Pabuk

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019

Tropical Storm Pabuk passed through the Gulf of Thailand on Friday.No casualties were reported on the popular tourist island of ... Read More

Looking for unique food travel experiences? How about bugs & grubs?
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Looking for unique food travel experiences? How about bugs & grubs?

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 2, 2019

If you are looking for an adventuresome food travel, here are some of the top buggy wormy things to eat ... Read More

CTO Secretary General: 2019 outlook is bright for the Caribbean
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CTO Secretary General: 2019 outlook is bright for the Caribbean

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018

As the Caribbean tourism sector prepares to welcome the New Year, we look forward to 2019 with a sense of ... Read More

Sicily earthquake jolts people out of bed: Don’t let low magnitude fool you
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Sicily earthquake jolts people out of bed: Don’t let low magnitude fool you

editor editor- December 26, 2018

The latest Sicily quake created an ash cloud that led to the temporary closure of Sicilian airspace on Christmas Eve. Read More

Emergency exercise at Al Bateen Executive Airport in Abu Dhabi
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Emergency exercise at Al Bateen Executive Airport in Abu Dhabi

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 25, 2018

Abu Dhabi Airports will conduct a full-scale emergency exercise at Al Bateen Executive Airport on Wednesday 26th December 2018. This ... Read More

Lufthansa: Working while others go on vacation
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Lufthansa: Working while others go on vacation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2018

Achim Bergmann will be celebrating Christmas with his family this year – just like any other year. His wife’s birthday ... Read More

Travel alert! Everyday Carry Shirt to prevent pickpocketing?
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Travel alert! Everyday Carry Shirt to prevent pickpocketing?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2018

A former U.S. State Department Security Officer has a safety message for business travelers and advice for tourists with a ... Read More

Strong 7.5 Pacific Ocean Earthquake: No tsunami threat
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Strong 7.5 Pacific Ocean Earthquake: No tsunami threat

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 4, 2018

A strong 7.5 earthquake occurred Wednesday night 185 miles South of Loyalty Islands. Local authorities in Vanuatu issued a local ... Read More

Kenya’s first 100% solar hotel
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Kenya’s first 100% solar hotel

mm Alain St.Ange- December 3, 2018

The demand from eco-travelers is growing and Serena continues to adapt its business best practices model to meet the ecological ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018
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Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law ... Read More

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