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Eiffel Tower closed, tourists evacuated after man scales Paris landmark

Eiffel Tower closed, tourists evacuated after man scales Paris landmark

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 15:18 0

The Eiffel Tower in Paris has been evacuated after a man was caught climbing up the 324 meters (1,063 ft) tall French landmark. Footage from ... Read More

FAA warns airlines of “miscalculation or misidentification” risk over Persian Gulf

FAA warns airlines of “miscalculation or misidentification” risk over Persian Gulf

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019 16:45 0

In a chilling reminder of the downing of Iran Air flight 655 by a US missile, an FAA notice said civilian aircraft flying over the ... Read More

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

editor editor- May 14, 2019 22:41 0

Most major US airports experience flight disruptions on a daily basis, with Chicago O'Hare International Airport leading the pack. Within the top 10 airports in ... Read More

Mauritius Minister of Tourism on the China Challenge

Mauritius Minister of Tourism on the China Challenge

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- May 9, 2019 01:13 0

Anil Gayan, Minister of Tourism on Wednesday, delivered this speech on what he called the “China challenge.” It was during a brainstorming session held last ... Read More

Emirates Group Vice President appointed: Hana Al Awadhi

Emirates Group Vice President appointed: Hana Al Awadhi

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 4, 2019 06:35 0

The Emirates Group has announced the appointment of Hana Al Awadhi as Vice President HR earlier this month, overseeing dnata’s HR Business partnership at dnata ... Read More

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019 20:38 0

The recently concluded 26th International Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas celebrated over a quarter Century of Tourism Safety and Security. Dr. Peter Tarlow of ... Read More

Morocco wins Best Stand Design at Arabian Travel Market 2019

Morocco wins Best Stand Design at Arabian Travel Market 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 17:15 0

It’s hard to stand out from the crowd when you’re one of 2,800 exhibitors – but the Moroccan National Provincial Tourist Office has been adjudged ... Read More

Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray

Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019 23:15 0

Sri Lanka Tourism is actually open for business: There is no threat to the overall safety of visitors. This is the latest message released by ... Read More

The Development and Promotion of MICE in Thailand

The Development and Promotion of MICE in Thailand

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- April 24, 2019 09:34 0

The Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) is leveraging the development of Thai MICE business in long haul markets in collaboration with foreign chambers of ... Read More

FAA provides aviation careers to people with disabilities

FAA provides aviation careers to people with disabilities

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 22:08 0

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced a pilot program to help prepare people with disabilities for careers in air traffic operations. A key focus ... Read More

The Great Move: Turkish Airlines moves to Istanbul Airport

The Great Move: Turkish Airlines moves to Istanbul Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 17:15 0

The biggest logistical operation in the world aviation history was held between 5 and 6 April 2019. In a total of 33 hours, 12 hours ... Read More

Amtrak puts up $90 million into train tourism

Amtrak puts up $90 million into train tourism

editor editor- April 8, 2019 20:55 0

“By investing in the modernization of Baltimore Penn Station, Amtrak seeks to transform central Baltimore into a premier regional transportation hub that will provide new ... Read More

How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism

How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 12:14 0

African Tourism Board, (ATB)  has travel and security on its top agenda when attracting visitors to the continent. At the upcoming ATB Launch on April 11, ... Read More

Fraport and Deutsche Bahn to Test Artificial Intelligence at Frankfurt Airport

Fraport and Deutsche Bahn to Test Artificial Intelligence at Frankfurt Airport

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 08:56 0

The robotic head smiles at the passenger and greets them: “My name is FRAnny. How can I help you?” FRAnny is an expert on Frankfurt ... Read More

Developing safety and security for children during travel

Developing safety and security for children during travel

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- April 2, 2019 00:28 0

Safety and security are always a concern of the travel industry, no matter who the traveler might be. A major issue when dealing with children ... Read More

African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors

African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors

editor editor- March 25, 2019 20:46 0

The official launch of the newly-founded African Tourism Board is only two weeks away, and the U.S.-based interim Chairman Juergen T. Steinmetz explained the organization's ... Read More

“Can no longer serve French territory”: France bans Iran’s Mahan Air

“Can no longer serve French territory”: France bans Iran’s Mahan Air

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 16:32 0

France has revoked the license of Iranian airline Mahan Air from April 1 on its activities outside of Europe, French officials said on Monday. The ... Read More

Saint Lucian taxi company receives international service excellence certification

Saint Lucian taxi company receives international service excellence certification

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 15:41 0

A Saint Lucian taxi firm has become the first tourism taxi company in the Caribbean to be Hospitality Assured (HA) certified, an international certification programme ... Read More

Fraport 2018 Fiscal Year: Revenue and Earnings Increase Significantly

Fraport 2018 Fiscal Year: Revenue and Earnings Increase Significantly

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 19, 2019 08:10 0

Boards propose dividend increase to EUR2 - Outlook remains positive In the 2018 fiscal year (ending December 31), Fraport AG continued on its growth path, ... Read More

Canada’s government officials announce support for victims of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302

Canada’s government officials announce support for victims of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2019 00:41 0

Today, the Honorable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness and the Honorable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, issued the following statement ... Read More

Tourism teacher holds Spirit of Hospitality workshop in Cambodian Jungle

Tourism teacher holds Spirit of Hospitality workshop in Cambodian Jungle

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 17:13 0

A leading Bangkok university delivered a series of hospitality skill building workshops to local tourism service providers in the ecotourism front line at Botum Sakor ... Read More

World Bank announces Air Transport Annual Report

World Bank announces Air Transport Annual Report

editor editor- March 12, 2019 21:13 0

The 14th edition of the World Bank Group (WBG) Air Transport Annual Report, which outlines the support that is given to emerging and developing countries ... Read More

“The Great Move” begins: Turkish Airlines is moving to its new home

“The Great Move” begins: Turkish Airlines is moving to its new home

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019 20:15 0

The flag carrier airline Turkish Airlines is ready for the great change in Turkish aviation history. The great move to Istanbul Airport will begin on ... Read More

US State Department Travel Advisory for Bahamas: What it really means for visitors?

US State Department Travel Advisory for Bahamas: What it really means for visitors?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 3, 2019 10:48 2

The recent travel advisory issued by the U.S. State Department alerting the 6 million US travelers vacationing in the Bahamas every year could have a ... Read More

Shocking statement by Southwest Airlines Pilots Association: A to B safely or not at all

Shocking statement by Southwest Airlines Pilots Association: A to B safely or not at all

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019 10:45 0

Today, Captain Jon Weaks, president of the Southwest Airlines Pilots Association, issued a communication to the nearly 10,000 pilots represented by the association. In his communication, ... Read More

Seamless Air Alliance: Next generation of inflight connectivity ever closer

Seamless Air Alliance: Next generation of inflight connectivity ever closer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 17:08 0

Next week at Mobile World Congress, the Seamless Air Alliance will reveal progress on its mission towards enabling the next generation of inflight connectivity. This ... Read More

FAA: Vietnam’s Civil Aviation Authority meets international safety standards

FAA: Vietnam’s Civil Aviation Authority meets international safety standards

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019 16:15 0

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced that Vietnam complies with international safety standards and has been granted a Category ... Read More

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019 23:36 0

The European Union yesterday renewed sanctions against Zimbabwe after condemning the chaotic situation of human right abuses in that Southern African country. Here is what ... Read More

Tanzania makes tourism country’s top priority

Tanzania makes tourism country’s top priority

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- February 14, 2019 02:08 2

Key players in Tanzania’s tourism and hospitality industry and the country’s National Assembly have agreed to work hand in hand in guaranteeing the industry with ... Read More

Russia’s northern region declares state of emergency over polar bear invasion

Russia’s northern region declares state of emergency over polar bear invasion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019 23:37 0

Russia's Novaya Zemlya archipelago, located in the Arctic Ocean in the northern Arkhangelsk region, has declared a state of emergency after dozens of polar bears ... Read More

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