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Guyana Tourism together with SUNx to bring Climate Change education

Guyana Tourism together with SUNx to bring Climate Change education

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 20:41 0

Guyana which has been named the #1 “Best of Ecotourism” destination and one of the world’s Top 10 Sustainable Destinations at this week’s ITB Berlin ... Read More

Tourism industry needs strategic plan to protect climate, reduce CO2 emissions

Tourism industry needs strategic plan to protect climate, reduce CO2 emissions

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 23:20 0

Tourism accounts for ten percent of the global gross national product and is responsible for eight per cent of all CO2 emissions worldwide. “One could ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism: Full steam ahead with visitor security and safety

Jamaica Tourism: Full steam ahead with visitor security and safety

editor editor- March 8, 2019 22:19 0

Dr. Peter Tarlow is currently in Jamaica conducting a security audit as he leads the eTN Travel & Tourism Safety Training Program in the country. ... Read More

Alaska Airlines flies nonstop to Everett’s Paine Field from Silicon Valley’s Airport

Alaska Airlines flies nonstop to Everett’s Paine Field from Silicon Valley’s Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 19:10 0

Alaska Airlines today launched nonstop service to Paine Field-Snohomish County Airport (PAE) in Everett, Washington from Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC). Paine Field is ... Read More

Visiting Japan? New guidebook reveals 101 great things such as fascinating toilet facts

Visiting Japan? New guidebook reveals 101 great things such as fascinating toilet facts

editor editor- March 7, 2019 23:09 0

Written from over four decades visiting Japan, Mike Raggett’s “101 Great Things about Japan: Anime to Zen - observations on Japanese life and culture” adds ... Read More

Mongolian Tourism launches new interactive web platform at ITB Berlin

Mongolian Tourism launches new interactive web platform at ITB Berlin

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 20:10 0

Mongolia.travel, an interactive planning tool for travelers, was introduced for the first time at ITB Berlin, the largest tourism fair in the world. While Mongolia ... Read More

Centara celebrates Grand Opening of Centara West Bay Residences & Suites Doha

Centara celebrates Grand Opening of Centara West Bay Residences & Suites Doha

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 16:05 0

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, has celebrated the grand opening of its dramatic new waterfront hotel in Doha, introducing the company’s elegant ... Read More

Munich tops European airports in CDP climate protection rankings

Munich tops European airports in CDP climate protection rankings

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 4, 2019 14:13 0

Munich Airport has been recognized for its effective climate change efforts by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), an international organization that supports companies and cities ... Read More

A Plan For Our Kids: Climate Friendly Travel

A Plan For Our Kids: Climate Friendly Travel

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- March 3, 2019 23:45 0

Deep down, most people know, Travel & Tourism must respond to the eXistential challenge of Climate Change, must fully align with the Paris Agreement targets, ... 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

Spain to grant permanent residency to 400,000 Brits if UK leaves EU without deal

Spain to grant permanent residency to 400,000 Brits if UK leaves EU without deal

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 2, 2019 18:15 0

Madrid said on Friday it would allow British citizens living in Spain to stay on if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal, giving ... Read More

Hainan Airlines connects capital of China’s Hainan Province and Japan’s second-largest city

Hainan Airlines connects capital of China’s Hainan Province and Japan’s second-largest city

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 2, 2019 01:15 0

A direct air route was launched between Haikou, capital of south China's Hainan Province, and Osaka, Japan's second-largest city. It is this year's first international ... Read More

First Costa Cruises ship designed for Chinese market comes into service

First Costa Cruises ship designed for Chinese market comes into service

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019 21:24 0

Yesterday, at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, in the presence of the Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister of Italy, Matteo Salvini, and of the ... Read More

European Commission: Critical flaws in airline employment practices

European Commission: Critical flaws in airline employment practices

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019 15:34 0

A long-awaited wake-up call to EU Member States and an Expert Group are the two essential elements of the EU Commission’s new plan to prevent ... Read More

New Asian and Latin American membership for Joint Meetings Industry Council

New Asian and Latin American membership for Joint Meetings Industry Council

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019 19:07 0

SACEOS – the Singapore Association of Convention and Exhibition Organizers and Suppliers - and ACCCLATAM, the Association of Convention Centers of the Caribbean and Latin ... Read More

Government of Tanzania plan to rebrand the Tourist Board

Government of Tanzania plan to rebrand the Tourist Board

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- February 27, 2019 13:08 0

Tanzanian government is planning to re-brand the Tanzania Tourist Board as to equip it with better working tools and strategies for more and vibrant tourism ... Read More

Donald Trump not only loves Kim Jong-un but also Vietjet

Donald Trump not only loves Kim Jong-un but also Vietjet

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 06:56 1

The U.S. president Donald Trump and Vietnam president Nguyen Phu Trong together with senior leaders of Boeing and the Vietnamese airline Vietjet met in Hanoi ... Read More

US National Park Service Frustrated with USS Arizona Hawaii repair work

US National Park Service Frustrated with USS Arizona Hawaii repair work

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 06:43 0

The U.S. National Park Service issued a statement on the USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. It reads: Over the past 10 months, National ... 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

Six Tenerife-born parrots in danger of extinction reintroduced to Brazil

Six Tenerife-born parrots in danger of extinction reintroduced to Brazil

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019 16:08 0

The six specimens of Lear's Macaw (Anodorhynchus leari) born in the Loro Parque Foundation's facilities and moved last August to Brazil for their reinsertion in ... Read More

Air Vanuatu is counting on Airbus for fleet expansion

Air Vanuatu is counting on Airbus for fleet expansion

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

Air Vanuatu, the national flag carrier of the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu, has signed a firm order with Airbus for four A220s (two A220-100s ... Read More

Room Mate Hotels opens first location in France

Room Mate Hotels opens first location in France

editor editor- February 25, 2019 23:08 0

Room Mate Hotels announced the opening of its first hotel in France, Room Mate Alain. The Spanish company continues with its international expansion plan and ... Read More

China International Boat Show grows from strength to strength

China International Boat Show grows from strength to strength

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019 22:06 0

Now in its 24th year the largest boating and yachting event in Asia has grown to an impressive 55,000sqm in space and continues to be ... Read More

International developer of private boutique resorts welcomes industry experts to lead team

International developer of private boutique resorts welcomes industry experts to lead team

editor editor- February 25, 2019 22:04 0

Timbers Resorts, a luxury hospitality brand, announced the appointment of Damon Kolb as Development Manager and Ryan Bell as Corporate Director of Asset Management. The ... Read More

Portugal, Sweden, and Canada most LGBT-friendly travel countries

Portugal, Sweden, and Canada most LGBT-friendly travel countries

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019 17:35 0

Thanks to legal improvements for trans- and intersex persons as well as anti-hate crime initiatives, Portugal for the first time managed to jump from 27th ... Read More

MGM Resorts International announces leadership changes

MGM Resorts International announces leadership changes

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019 21:07 0

MGM Resorts International today announced changes to its leadership team and a streamlining of responsibilities to empower leaders to drive the Company's strategic direction and ... Read More

Alitalia airline: Of back doors and scoundrels?

Alitalia airline: Of back doors and scoundrels?

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 22, 2019 01:37 6

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economic Development, Luigi Di Maio, meeting the unions at Mise, (Ministry of Economic Development) outlined the account of the ... Read More

New research provides strategic insights for travel brands

New research provides strategic insights for travel brands

editor editor- February 21, 2019 22:11 0

New research has uncovered the true behaviors of travelers, which is particularly valuable for travel brands as they seek to understand their share of the ... Read More

First “hetero-friendly” hotel opens in Italy

First “hetero-friendly” hotel opens in Italy

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 21, 2019 01:42 0

Axel Hotels Group is the first "hetero-friendly" hotel to open in Italy. It is a new project that is part of its expansion plan for ... Read More

Mövenpick Resort Bangtao Beach Phuket: Advanced water technology helps reduce eco-footprint

Mövenpick Resort Bangtao Beach Phuket: Advanced water technology helps reduce eco-footprint

editor editor- February 21, 2019 00:25 0

Mövenpick Resort Bangtao Beach Phuket is an exclusive luxury residence of 40 penthouses and suites located just steps away from Bangtao Beach, one of the island’s ... Read More

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