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Tourists should avoid Paris as ‘Yellow Vests’ mayhem flares up again

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 16, 2019

French police fired tear gas and doused violent protesters with water in Paris on Saturday during the clashes and rioting ... Read More

Saint Lucia Police: Strengthening safer tourism

mm Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- October 25, 2019

In the Eastern Caribbean, it is the rainy season. Even when the sun vibrantly shines, the air is heavy with ... Read More

Hong Kong government forced to shelf China extradition bill amid huge street protests

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s pro-Beijing leader, has announced that her government is suspending the plans to introduce a controversial extradition ... Read More

Tear gas and burning tires in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo as Brazilians begin general strike

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

Thousands of Brazilians have joined a general strike, called for by trade unions, to protest against pension reforms being discussed ... Read More

Imagine Peace Campaign aims to educate youth against violent practices

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

In the lead up to the 2020 Olympics to be held in Tokyo, IIPT’s 2012 Olympic Truce Peace Ambassador Victor ... Read More

Canadians rescued by SWAT and safe after abduction in Ghana

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 12, 2019

National Security Operatives  in Ghana completed an operation which successfully rescued the two Canadian women recently abducted in the Ashanti ... Read More

First electric scooter rider killed in Paris traffic accident

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

A man, riding his electric scooter, was killed after collided with a truck in Paris today. The 25-year-old was riding ... Read More

Ghana Remains Safe: African Tourism Board Rapid Response Team offers assistance

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 11, 2019

Ghana remains sage, security remains vigilant according to a statement issued by Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the Minister of Information for ... Read More

Helicopter crashes into midtown Manhattan building, one person killed

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

The helicopter crash-landed onto the roof of a midtown Manhattan 54-story office building on New York's 7th avenue, north of ... Read More

25 children injured in tourist bus collision with car in Thuringia, Germany

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 8, 2019

25 people were injured in a collision between a tourist bus and a car in the German state of Thuringia. ... Read More

17 passengers killed, 9 injured in Muscat-Dubai bus crash in UAE

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

17 people were killed when a bus from Oman crashed in the United Arab Emirates, according to Dubai police. At ... Read More

Dark Tourism: South Korea using massacre to lure tourists

Linda Hohnholz Linda Hohnholz- 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

Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association finds marketeer diamond in the rough

editor editor- June 5, 2019

Saint Lucia’s principal tourism private sector agency, the Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association (SLHTA), is working to nurture entrepreneurship ... Read More

American tourists found dead in Dominican Republic hotel

editor editor- June 5, 2019

An American couple from Prince George’s County in Maryland vacationing in the Dominican Republic were found dead in their hotel ... Read More

Four people killed, two wounded in Australia hotel shooting

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

At least four people were killed and one injured in the hotel attack in the city of Darwin in northern ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

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

Tourism Marketing for the summer months

mm Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- June 3, 2019

With June’s arrival, tourism professionals should have begun to think about the summer months. In much of the world, these ... Read More

VIA Rail Canada ridership and revenue continue to grow

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

 HIGHLIGHTS Ridership up 5.1% Passenger Revenues up 8.4% Greater accessibility at the Ottawa station Launch of New Fleet Replacement program ... Read More

India lifts all air traffic restrictions imposed after February flare-up with Pakistan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 1, 2019

India has lifted all the restrictions that were imposed on air traffic back in February over the surge in hostilities ... Read More

Person dies on Maui at famous Seven Sacred Pools

editor editor- June 1, 2019

An unidentified person died Thursday evening in the Pools of Oheo on the island of Maui in Hawaii. These famous ... Read More

Police: 11 people killed, 6 wounded, suspect shot dead in Virginia Beach bloodbath

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

Eleven people have been killed and six more injured, including a police officer, at a municipal building in Virginia Beach, ... Read More

At least two people dead, many injured in Virginia Beach municipal building shooting

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

First responders and police have responded to reports of an active shooter at a municipal building in Virginia Beach - ... Read More

American tourists found dead in Dominican Republic hotel

editor editor- May 31, 2019

An American couple from Prince George’s County in Maryland vacationing in the Dominican Republic were found dead in their hotel ... Read More

Ambassador Mangu creates synergies between Rwandan and Tanzanian tourism players

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- May 28, 2019

Tanzanian ambassador to Rwanda, Ernest Mangu, is engaging tour operators from both countries to create synergies, in his latest efforts ... Read More

Aeroflot flights checked at Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport after anonymous threats

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

Passenger planes arriving at Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport from Moscow are being checked following anonymous threat calls, a spokesman ... Read More

Equatorial Guinea Tourism: A 5 Star Sofitel Resort, but where are the visitors ?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

There is not much known about tourism opportunities in Equatorial Guinea. The country is known as a notoriously closed country ... Read More

Organizing the rape of children: A lucrative tourism business for former Israeli soldier

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

Tourists travel to Colombia often loo0king for drugs and to rape children. This is a  very dark side of tourism. ... Read More

Maritime security the Seychelles way

mm Alain St.Ange- May 25, 2019

Africa’s smallest nation is setting a standard for safe sustainable seas through the prosecution of pirates, international maritime cooperation, and ... Read More

Gourmet tourists love Lyon: Today a bomb went off at Brioche Bakery

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

Lyon  is known by gourmet lovers and travelers from all over the world.  The Brioche Dorée Bakery is a favorite ... Read More

Myanmar Tourism Police arrests accused Sri Lanka Terror Suspect

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

Myanmar Tourist Police arrested a Sri Lankan man Thursday afternoon. The tourist from Sri Lanka is accused to have connections ... Read More

Fire Department asks citizens to pray after catastrophic tornado hits Jefferson City, Missouri

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2019

Jefferson City in Missouri, was just hit by a violent tornado 2 hours ago. The Jefferson City Fire Department: tweeted ... Read More

Swedish government wants to ban ‘Nazi’ Norse runes and Swedes hate the stupid idea

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

The Swedish government is looking into the possibility of forbidding the use of Norse runes, local media has reported, amid ... Read More

New lawsuits filed against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

Additional wrongful death lawsuits in the crash of the Boeing 737-8 MAX, operated as Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, were filed ... Read More

Are some cops in Brazil killers? Deadly massacre leave 11 dead in Wanda’s bar

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019

Parts of Brazil are dangerous to visit, among them Belem the capital city of the State of Para. Despite other ... Read More

Eiffel Tower closed, tourists evacuated after man scales Paris landmark

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019

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

Bugoma Forest must remain, says Uganda’s President, but conservationists not celebrating just yet

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- May 18, 2019

Following a sustained campaign over a court ruling to lease Bugoma Forest to Hoima Sugar Works last month, Uganda President ... Read More