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Bird shared electric scooter program launches in Chicago
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Bird shared electric scooter program launches in Chicago

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019

Today, June 15, 2019, Bird's shared electric scooter fleet lands on the streets of Chicago as part of the city-run ... Read More

Tit for tat: India slaps high tariffs on 28 US products effective Sunday
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Tit for tat: India slaps high tariffs on 28 US products effective Sunday

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019

Indian government announced that it will impose higher tariffs on 28 US products, including almonds, apples and walnuts, tomorrow, in ... Read More

San Jose International Airport celebrates opening of additional boarding gates
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San Jose International Airport celebrates opening of additional boarding gates

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) reached an important milestone yesterday in commissioning a $58 million Interim Gates Facility, which ... Read More

Fraport traffic figures – May 2019: Frankfurt Airport reports solid  growth
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Fraport traffic figures – May 2019: Frankfurt Airport reports solid growth

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 14, 2019

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) welcomed 6.2 million passengers in May 2019, an increase of 1.4 percent year-on-year. The growth rate would ... Read More

Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed over 13 million passengers in May 2019
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Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed over 13 million passengers in May 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

In May 2019, the Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed around 13.2 million passengers. This shows an increase of 2.8 percent compared ... Read More

Oman seeks to ‘diversify economy’ by jacking up taxes on booze, meat, tobacco and energy drinks
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Oman seeks to ‘diversify economy’ by jacking up taxes on booze, meat, tobacco and energy drinks

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Beginning June 15th, pork meat, tobacco, and alcohol as well as energy drinks in Oman will be subject to a ... Read More

Chernobyl: The nuclear disaster, the TV show, the disrespect
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Chernobyl: The nuclear disaster, the TV show, the disrespect

editor editor- June 13, 2019

Instagrammers are flocking to the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant ever since the HBO mini-series "Chernobyl" aired, and the creator of ... Read More

More tourists visiting Ireland but spending less
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More tourists visiting Ireland but spending less

editor editor- June 13, 2019

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

U.S. DOT launches Port Infrastructure Development Program
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U.S. DOT launches Port Infrastructure Development Program

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to apply for $292.7 million in ... Read More

Russian tourists flock to Azerbaijan
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Russian tourists flock to Azerbaijan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

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

Baltimore/Washington International Airport orders 20 new shuttle buses
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Baltimore/Washington International Airport orders 20 new shuttle buses

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

Maryland Department of Transportation has issued a new order of 15 forty-foot and five sixty-foot Xcelsior clean diesel heavy-duty transit ... Read More

Accor hospitality group: Significant growth in North & Central America
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Accor hospitality group: Significant growth in North & Central America

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

Global hospitality group Accor continues to present record growth figures in North & Central America, a key region for the ... Read More

New dual-branded hotel opens in Atlanta
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New dual-branded hotel opens in Atlanta

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019

The groundbreaking opening of the Courtyard by Marriott & Element by Westin in Midtown Atlanta is announced. Expected to open ... Read More

Tanzania tour operators want reforms to improve business landscape
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Tanzania tour operators want reforms to improve business landscape

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- June 11, 2019

Tanzania tour operators are upbeat at the news that the government would execute the reforms highlighted on the blueprint to ... Read More

Brave new world: Bizarre air travel ideas dreamt up by aviation industry
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Brave new world: Bizarre air travel ideas dreamt up by aviation industry

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

Dutch KLM recently unveiled its latest flight concept, the Flying V, designed to have passengers seated literally inside the wings ... Read More

Holiday Inn new marketing campaign is launched
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Holiday Inn new marketing campaign is launched

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 10, 2019

IHG Hotels & Resorts announces the launch of a global marketing campaign for the company's two largest brands, Holiday Inn ... Read More

Clear Channel Airports signs new agreement with Palm Beach International Airport
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Clear Channel Airports signs new agreement with Palm Beach International Airport

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 10, 2019

Clear Channel Airports, today announced Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) selected the U.S. airport media leader (CCA) for a new ... Read More

Tourists from Maldives love to travel to India
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Tourists from Maldives love to travel to India

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 9, 2019

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

State of Beer @ the American Museum of Natural History
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State of Beer @ the American Museum of Natural History

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- June 8, 2019

Many museums have upped their game over the last few years, adding gourmet restaurants and boutique shopping (i.e., MOMA, Metropolitan ... Read More

Caribbean tourism records robust 12% growth in the first quarter of 2019
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Caribbean tourism records robust 12% growth in the first quarter of 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

Spurred on by a 24 percent rise in arrivals from the United States, the Caribbean recorded a healthy 12 percent ... Read More

Dark Tourism: South Korea using massacre to lure tourists
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Dark Tourism: South Korea using massacre to lure tourists

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 7, 2019

What is often referred to as dark tourism is now a hopeful light in terms of tourism for South Korea. ... Read More

Royal Caribbean: Cuba travel policy change ‘impacts our guests, operations and earnings’
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Royal Caribbean: Cuba travel policy change ‘impacts our guests, operations and earnings’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd today noted the U.S. government's policy change on travel to Cuba and provided a range for ... Read More

Hawaiian Airlines: Over one million passengers in May
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Hawaiian Airlines: Over one million passengers in May

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Hawaiian Airlines, Inc., a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc., today announced its system-wide traffic statistics for the month ended May ... Read More

La Compagnie’s first Airbus A321neo makes inaugural transatlantic flight
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La Compagnie’s first Airbus A321neo makes inaugural transatlantic flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

The first single-aisle A321neo destined for La Compagnie, an exclusively business-class French airline operating scheduled transatlantic flights, will commence transatlantic ... Read More

Neste and The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey sign joint sustainable fuel initiative MOU
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Neste and The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey sign joint sustainable fuel initiative MOU

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Neste, a renewable fuels producer, and the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PANYNJ), have signed a Memorandum ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

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

Brand USA unveils new marketing initiatives at IPW 2019
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Brand USA unveils new marketing initiatives at IPW 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Brand USA kicked off IPW 2019 by outlining innovative marketing plans all aimed at promoting the United States as a ... Read More

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

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

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

United Airlines: Most eco-friendly commercial flight
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United Airlines: Most eco-friendly commercial flight

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

United Airlines made history today – World Environment Day – with the departure of the Flight for the Planet, the ... Read More

33rd Hong Kong International Tourism Expo draws nearly 700 exhibitors
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33rd Hong Kong International Tourism Expo draws nearly 700 exhibitors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

Hong Kong will host the 33rd Hong Kong International Tourism Expo (ITE) from June 13 to 16. The major travel ... Read More

Boeing unveiled successful environmental strategy results
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Boeing unveiled successful environmental strategy results

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

In 2018, Boeing unveiled its new environment strategy through 2025 with ambitious goals to innovate products for environmental performance, reduce ... Read More

Puerto Rico Tourism hungry for good news: Today best news in 8 years
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Puerto Rico Tourism hungry for good news: Today best news in 8 years

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 5, 2019

Puerto Rico is hungry for good news after the island's tourism industry came to an all-time low after a devastating ... Read More

Are you still wearing extra clothes to avoid baggage fees?
Airline News

Are you still wearing extra clothes to avoid baggage fees?

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

Passengers who don extra clothes to avoid fees charged for overweight baggage is not an acceptable practice according to 42% ... Read More

American travelers reduce budgets, still spend more than Europeans
Tourism News

American travelers reduce budgets, still spend more than Europeans

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

The results of GGA 19th annual Holiday Barometer were released today. This year’s barometer found that the number of Americans ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience
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Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019

Alongside President and Secretary Clinton, Jamaica's Minister for Tourism, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett spoke today the ongoing 4th meeting of ... Read More

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