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Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities

Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities

Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka- June 11, 2019 23:55 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 11, 2019 22:16 2

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019 02:30 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a downgrade of its 2019 outlook for the global air transport industry to a $28 billion profit (from ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Visitor spending declined 6.2 percent in April 2019

Hawaii Tourism: Visitor spending declined 6.2 percent in April 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 19:46 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2019 00:08 0

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

US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral

US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019 08:08 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 8, 2019 08:06 0

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

Hilton Hotels in Myanmar launches “CoffeeBriques” program

Hilton Hotels in Myanmar launches “CoffeeBriques” program

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019 16:37 0

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

Spain-Holiday.com has new owners

Spain-Holiday.com has new owners

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2019 07:20 0

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

Boutique Venice Beach, Hotel Erwin, announces new GM

Boutique Venice Beach, Hotel Erwin, announces new GM

editor editor- April 9, 2019 00:22 0

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

Singapore Grand Hyatt Hotel ablaze:  500 evacuated

Singapore Grand Hyatt Hotel ablaze: 500 evacuated

editor editor- March 28, 2019 03:07 0

A fire broke out at the luxury Grand Hyatt Hotel in downtown Singapore today forcing the evacuation of around 500 hotel guests. In TV footage, ... Read More

Frankfurt airport grounds all flights after drone sighting

Frankfurt airport grounds all flights after drone sighting

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 23, 2019 16:20 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019 09:51 1

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

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

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

editor editor- March 6, 2019 01:14 0

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

Brazilian Carnivals: What, when, where and how

Brazilian Carnivals: What, when, where and how

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019 18:30 0

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

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

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

editor editor- February 26, 2019 17:30 0

It would be worthwhile to clarify that life in travel is not a goal that is mandatory for all. In other words, if you do ... Read More

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

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

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- February 26, 2019 00:18 0

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

Philippines targets 8.2 million tourists in 2019

Philippines targets 8.2 million tourists in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019 22:35 3

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 20:25 0

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

Brisbane International Airport evacuated over bomb scare

Brisbane International Airport evacuated over bomb scare

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 2, 2019 16:28 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 24, 2019 18:53 0

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

Lombok Tourism is open and hungry for business in 2019

Lombok Tourism is open and hungry for business in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019 02:30 0

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

East African tourism remains calm after Nairobi terror attack

East African tourism remains calm after Nairobi terror attack

editor editor- January 17, 2019 23:14 0

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2019 22:30 0

The Spanish Institute of Statistics (INE) released latest figures yesterday, revealing that Spain welcomed a record-breaking 82.6 million tourists in 2018, up 0.9% on the ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019 17:25 0

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

Ryanair pilots: New year, same threats

Ryanair pilots: New year, same threats

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019 15:25 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019 04:51 0

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

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

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

Linda Hohnholz Linda Hohnholz- January 2, 2019 21:13 0

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

CTO Secretary General: 2019 outlook is bright for the Caribbean

CTO Secretary General: 2019 outlook is bright for the Caribbean

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018 16:30 0

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

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

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

editor editor- December 26, 2018 20:15 0

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

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