Tag: opinions

India Convention Promotion Bureau: Mapping sustainable MICE future
Meeting Industry News

India Convention Promotion Bureau: Mapping sustainable MICE future

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- June 7, 2019

The India Convention Promotion Bureau (ICPB), a body sponsored by Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, headed by Mr. Suman Billa, ... Read More

More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants
Cultural Travel News

More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants

editor editor- May 20, 2019

by Dr. Louise de Waal President Mokgweetsi Masisi of Botswana categorically denies that his government would ever cull elephants, contradicting ... Read More

Thomas Cook Failure: Who to trust and how to communicate
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Thomas Cook Failure: Who to trust and how to communicate

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- May 20, 2019

Thomas Cooks shares are effectively worth nothing right now. Thousands of British tourists looking forward to their holidays are not ... Read More

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

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

One third of travelers report Generation Alpha influences family travel decisions
Tourism News

One third of travelers report Generation Alpha influences family travel decisions

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019

Family vacation planning is no longer an activity just for the adults, according to new custom research. For more than ... Read More

WestJet Airlines to be acquired by Onex
Airline News

WestJet Airlines to be acquired by Onex

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019

WestJet Airlines Ltd. announced today it has entered into a definitive agreement that provides for its acquisition in an all-cash ... Read More

Best & Worst Airlines and Airports of 2019 revealed
Airline News

Best & Worst Airlines and Airports of 2019 revealed

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019

Today AirHelp announced the results of its annual AirHelp Score which rates global airlines and airports. First launched in 2015, ... Read More

Tourism and Spying for the U.S. Government: A Recruiter Explains
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Tourism and Spying for the U.S. Government: A Recruiter Explains

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019

Travel, Tourism and spying has been in the spotlight a number of times. "Convincing a Russian to work as a ... Read More

Jamaica voted one of the best destinations in the world
Travel Award News

Jamaica voted one of the best destinations in the world

editor editor- March 27, 2019

Jamaica has been listed in the Top 25 Best Destinations in the World for 2019 on renowned travel website TripAdvisor. ... Read More

John Q. Hammons: Master hotel developer and builder
Hotel & Resort News

John Q. Hammons: Master hotel developer and builder

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- March 16, 2019

One of the great hoteliers/developers of our time, John Q. Hammons developed 200 hotel properties in 40 states. But mere ... Read More

Seychelles to take over Berlin in a tropical storm as strong tourism delegation hits ITB in March
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Seychelles to take over Berlin in a tropical storm as strong tourism delegation hits ITB in March

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019

Destination Seychelles will have a strong presence in the German capital, Berlin, as a 42 strong member delegation gets ready ... Read More

Best St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations in US named
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Best St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations in US named

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2019

St. Patty's day is a bit of an enigma. Very few people know what they are actually celebrating and the ... Read More

All about Whiskey
Breaking Travel News

All about Whiskey

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- February 9, 2019

The world of whiskey extends well beyond smelling, sipping and tasting. To learn about the brown liquid in your glass ... Read More

Working with meeting & convention planners
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Working with meeting & convention planners

mm Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- February 4, 2019

Meeting & Convention Planners (MCPs) play a vital part of the tourism industry.   Not only do they often decide what ... Read More

Valentine’s Day 2019: Most romantic restaurants in America revealed
Culinary Travel News

Valentine’s Day 2019: Most romantic restaurants in America revealed

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019

Just in time for Valentine's Day, the most romantic restaurants in the U.S. for 2019 were announced today. Travel experts ... Read More

Sierra Leone Tourism went all out at FITUR to attract Spanish visitors
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Sierra Leone Tourism went all out at FITUR to attract Spanish visitors

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 27, 2019

With its palm-fringed beaches, breathtaking mountains, tropical rainforests, and vibrant culture, Sierra Leone is one of West Africa’s most seductive ... Read More

Back to school: Learning how to look good
Fashion News

Back to school: Learning how to look good

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 19, 2019

Those that ponder the importance of “beauty” should recognize that the industry is valued at billions of dollars and is ... Read More

Japan buys small island for US jets’ landing practices
Airline News

Japan buys small island for US jets’ landing practices

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019

Japan is spending $150 million to allow US Navy pilots practice aircraft carrier landings on a small Mageshima Island, but ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism follows LGBT Hawaii suggestion, releases study on Taiwan and Japan
LGBTQ

Hawaii Tourism follows LGBT Hawaii suggestion, releases study on Taiwan and Japan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 27, 2017

The studies on Japan and Taiwan provide valuable information from survey respondents in each country that Hawaii tourism industry partners ... Read More

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Social media users: Love Virgin America, hate American Airlines

editor editor- October 19, 2011

NEW YORK, NY - Social media users were more negative than positive about US airlines on social media in the ... Read More

Some love US tourists, while some love us not
Travel News

Some love US tourists, while some love us not

editor editor- August 11, 2008

They love us in South Korea, Lebanon and Great Britain. In China, Mexico and Turkey? Not so much. Read More