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Dead whale highlights major faults with octopus fishing industry in False Bay

Dead whale highlights major faults with octopus fishing industry in False Bay

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 19:20 0

Another dead 12-metre Bryde’s whale was found in False Bay near Cape Town last week after becoming entangled in octopus trap ropes. The traps have ... Read More

More tourists visiting Ireland but spending less

More tourists visiting Ireland but spending less

editor editor- June 13, 2019 00:52 0

Between January and March in 2018 and the same period this year, tourism numbers in Ireland increased from 1.921 million to 2.027 million. Overseas visitors ... Read More

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019 18:54 0

In an advertisement in “The New Vision” daily by the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) on June 7, a notice of intended application for a license ... Read More

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 12, 2019 05:13 0

There is no threat for tourists traveling currently in Uganda. Future visitors planning a trip to this East African country should yet not consider canceling. ... Read More

Russian tourists flock to Azerbaijan

Russian tourists flock to Azerbaijan

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 22:45 0

Transcaucasian Republic of Azerbaijan is welcoming a growing number of visitors from neighboring Russia and tourist arrival numbers forecasted to keep on growing. Russians are ... Read More

China, Saudi Arabia and travel tech dominate Arabian Travel Market 2019 agenda

China, Saudi Arabia and travel tech dominate Arabian Travel Market 2019 agenda

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 20:54 0

This year’s Arabian Travel Market witnessed a 106% increase in visitors from China and a 20% increase in international visitors to the event, which was ... Read More

World unites to fight against cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro

World unites to fight against cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- June 11, 2019 18:25 0

Thousands of people across the globe have come together protesting against the potential building of a controversial cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro, a World’s Heritage ... Read More

“Eid Season” in Saudi Arabia attracts 5 million visitors in 5 days

“Eid Season” in Saudi Arabia attracts 5 million visitors in 5 days

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 15:22 0

"Eid Season" in Saudi Arabia attracted 5 million visitors in 5 days. This year's season was featured by hosting more than 350 events and 900 ... Read More

Meetings and hospitality dealing with profound changes, from mergers to demographics

Meetings and hospitality dealing with profound changes, from mergers to demographics

editor editor- June 11, 2019 01:31 0

“Over 5,000 associations are headquartered in the Greater DC area. They are a significant segment of the meetings industry, making major contributions to the American ... Read More

Commonwealth of Virginia : Commemorate the 400th anniversary

Commonwealth of Virginia : Commemorate the 400th anniversary

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 10, 2019 19:17 0

Virginia's 2019 Commemoration, American Evolution invites local, national and international tourists to visit the Commonwealth of Virginia as we commemorate the 400th anniversary of pivotal ... Read More

Tourists from Maldives love to travel to India

Tourists from Maldives love to travel to India

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 9, 2019 19:02 0

Maldives, India and Sri Lanka are neighbors. The Maldives relies on tourism as an export, but  Maldives citizens also love to travel. When they do ... Read More

Re-defining “undocumented”: TSA allows illegal immigrants board flights without any ID

Re-defining “undocumented”: TSA allows illegal immigrants board flights without any ID

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019 18:45 0

US Transportation Security Administration has brought a new meaning to the term "undocumented" by permitting illegal aliens to fly domestically, without ANY legal ID papers, ... Read More

Aeromexico May 2019 traffic results

Aeromexico May 2019 traffic results

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019 20:16 0

Aeromexico today reported May 2019 operational results. Grupo Aeromexico transported 1 million 777 thousand passengers in May; a 2.6% year-on-year decrease. International passenger numbers decreased ... Read More

Maintaining balance. Out of responsibility: Lufthansa publishes 25th sustainability report

Maintaining balance. Out of responsibility: Lufthansa publishes 25th sustainability report

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 18:06 0

Today, the Lufthansa Group has published its 25th sustainability report. For a quarter of a century now, the company has been providing information every year ... Read More

Tourism Authority of Thailand adopts simplified A-B-C Strategy

Tourism Authority of Thailand adopts simplified A-B-C Strategy

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019 08:17 0

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has adopted a simplified “A-B-C Strategy” to promote emerging tourist destinations by creating inter-linked, theme-related travel routes that better ... Read More

Lifestyle hotel for millennials will open its doors in Japan

Lifestyle hotel for millennials will open its doors in Japan

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019 18:21 0

Royal Park Hotels and Resorts Company, Ltd. will launch the third hotel of its "CANVAS" line, The Royal Park Canvas Osaka Kitahama. The relatively new ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there

U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there

editor editor- June 5, 2019 00:18 0

Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association President and CEO was the first to speak at the U.S. Travel Association’s IPW Press Conference held at the 51st ... Read More

Travel Trends Index: Steady April growth, but international outlook alarms

Travel Trends Index: Steady April growth, but international outlook alarms

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 19:50 0

Overall travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.0% in April, including an expected 5.6% recovery surge in year-over-year international travel due to the timing ... Read More

American Airlines adds second weekly service from Miami to St. Vincent and the Grenadines

American Airlines adds second weekly service from Miami to St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 00:35 0

American Airlines (AA) will be adding a second weekly service from the Miami International Airport (MIA) to the Argyle International Airport (SVD). This was confirmed ... Read More

Skynet? Facial recognition tech coming to airport near you

Skynet? Facial recognition tech coming to airport near you

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 19:29 0

Facial recognition technology may be coming to an airport near you in a bid to cut lines and speed up airline passenger travel. Its detractors ... Read More

UNWTO: Local residents remain largely positive to urban tourism

UNWTO: Local residents remain largely positive to urban tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 14:19 0

A global survey conducted by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and IPSOS shows a positive picture of local residents’ perceptions towards urban tourism. Looking at ... Read More

Opening of the Emerald Bay Hotel upgrades the archeology themed Cambrian Town Happy World Resort

Opening of the Emerald Bay Hotel upgrades the archeology themed Cambrian Town Happy World Resort

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019 07:49 0

The Emerald Bay Hotel opens to the public today, offering tourists a premium hospitality service while visiting the newly opened Yunnan Cambrian Town Happy World. ... Read More

Sustainability Report published by Qatar Airways

Sustainability Report published by Qatar Airways

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019 14:01 0

Qatar Airways Group today published its Sustainability Report 18 (covering the period 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018), detailing its development and progress in ... 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

‘Extreme vetting’: US visa applicants now required to submit their social media history

‘Extreme vetting’: US visa applicants now required to submit their social media history

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 1, 2019 17:55 0

The United States Department of State has begun requiring temporary visitors and those seeking permanent residence to submit five years’ worth of their social media ... Read More

United Airlines begins operations at LaGuardia Airport’s new Terminal B Eastern Concourse on June 2

United Airlines begins operations at LaGuardia Airport’s new Terminal B Eastern Concourse on June 2

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 18:02 0

This weekend United customers traveling through New York-LaGuardia Airport will experience new gates on the Terminal B Eastern Concourse, following the first phase of the ... Read More

Russian visitors are coming to Asia Pacific in record numbers

Russian visitors are coming to Asia Pacific in record numbers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 30, 2019 05:01 0

It’s a boom time for Russian arrivals in Asia-Pacific (APAC) countries, thanks to a doubling in seat capacity on direct flights from Russia to selected ... Read More

Anguilla Tourist Board unveils spectacular costumes for Summer Festival

Anguilla Tourist Board unveils spectacular costumes for Summer Festival

editor editor- May 29, 2019 19:05 0

BEYOND EXTRAORDINARY TROUPE *Grand Parade of Troupes Takes Place Friday, August 9*  Anguilla enjoyed an impressive 2019 winter season with record breaking numbers of tourist ... Read More

European Tourism Ministers meet in Croatia to advance development,  innovation and partnerships

European Tourism Ministers meet in Croatia to advance development, innovation and partnerships

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 17:07 0

Innovation, partnerships and managing rising tourist numbers have been top of the agenda at the 64th Meeting of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Regional Commission ... Read More

U.S. Travel concerned over tensions with China

U.S. Travel concerned over tensions with China

editor editor- May 28, 2019 20:59 0

Competition between China and the U.S. has intensified on several fronts including trade and technology, the South China Sea and the Arctic, and is causing ... Read More

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