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Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019 18:54 0

In an advertisement in “The New Vision” daily by the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) on June 7, a notice of intended application for a license ... Read More

Venice says no to big cruise ships

Venice says no to big cruise ships

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 11, 2019 20:52 0

A giant cruise ship passed through the San Marco Basin, in Venice, interrupting the start of the Vogalonga, a non-competitive regatta of rowing boats that ... Read More

Autograph Collection to introduce 16 new hotels and resorts

Autograph Collection to introduce 16 new hotels and resorts

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019 19:21 0

Autograph Collection Hotels, Marriott International's dynamic portfolio of more than 170 independent hotels and resorts around the world, today announced plans to welcome 17 one-of-a-kind ... Read More

Belgian Pride Festival returns for its 15th year

Belgian Pride Festival returns for its 15th year

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019 16:20 0

Like its poster of an artist who is queer and proud of it, Belgian Pride Brussels is stating its originality with a program that's been ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority finally under experienced leadership

Hawaii Tourism Authority finally under experienced leadership

editor editor- April 26, 2019 03:22 0

Tourism leader Chris Tatum  may very well be the most important person in the US State of Hawaii. The largest industry in Hawaii is tourism, and ... Read More

African Game Rangers: Key conservation tourism partners in stress

African Game Rangers: Key conservation tourism partners in stress

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 6, 2019 03:03 0

Wildlife is the leading tourist attraction and source of tourist revenue in Africa other than rich historical and cultural heritage the continent has been endowed ... Read More

A solution for Climate Change? What about a Clean Energy Dividend?

A solution for Climate Change? What about a Clean Energy Dividend?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 16, 2019 05:44 0

I believe there is an extremely simple way to whip climate change and I plan to set it out below.  It's wonderful to see children ... Read More

Botswana proposes banning hunting and trade as elephant population declines

Botswana proposes banning hunting and trade as elephant population declines

editor editor- February 26, 2019 13:53 0

The results of the recent and most extensive elephant population survey of Botswana estimates the country’s population at 126,000 elephants, a further decline from 131,600 ... Read More

Thinking globally: Victoria Cliff Resort in Mergui Archipelago , Andaman Sea

Thinking globally: Victoria Cliff Resort in Mergui Archipelago , Andaman Sea

Keith Lyons Keith Lyons- February 18, 2019 04:55 0

Victoria Cliff Resort, a new snorkeling and dive resort in the Mergui Archipelago is ‘thinking globally, acting locally’ to foster sustainable tourism in Myanmar, as ... Read More

Hotel booking app giving out Trump stress balls to anyone traveling to Mexico

Hotel booking app giving out Trump stress balls to anyone traveling to Mexico

editor editor- January 24, 2019 00:43 0

By giving out Trump stress balls, this hotel booking app wants to reward travelers that visit Mexico in spite of the derogatory and frightening language Trump ... Read More

What’s the motive for attacking Kenya?

What’s the motive for attacking Kenya?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019 08:09 0

Attacking the travel and tourism industry is the modus operandi by almost every terror group in the world. Tourism is a fragile industry and attacking ... Read More

Uganda Wildlife Authority donates relief to victims of floods and landslides at Mt. Elgon

Uganda Wildlife Authority donates relief to victims of floods and landslides at Mt. Elgon

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- January 13, 2019 20:12 0

Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) delivered relief items worth UGX 10 Million (USD 3700) to the people who were affected by flash floods and landslides that ... Read More

Hotel history: Hotel Bossert once owned by Jehovah’s Witnesses

Hotel history: Hotel Bossert once owned by Jehovah’s Witnesses

editor editor- January 12, 2019 20:21 0

The Hotel Bossert was built in 1909 by Louis Bossert, a Brooklyn lumber magnate, as a residential hotel in Brooklyn Heights. The historic 14-story, 224-room ... Read More

Historic Montana guest ranch welcomes new GM

Historic Montana guest ranch welcomes new GM

editor editor- January 10, 2019 21:04 0

Montana guest ranch carries on Proud Traditions Of Western Hospitality, Pioneering Women with new GM. Read More

Italian Air Traffic Control strike will affect thousands of passengers

Italian Air Traffic Control strike will affect thousands of passengers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019 19:33 0

2019 is already off to a bad start for travelers with The first national ATC strike taking place in Italy tomorrow afternoon is heralding a ... Read More

New York City Town Hall stars Mayor DeBlasio

New York City Town Hall stars Mayor DeBlasio

editor editor- December 31, 2018 20:04 0

It is not a surprise that politics has morphed into an entertainment vehicle. The people who populate the White House could easily be mistaken for ... Read More

Air Italy dragged into aviation war between US and the Gulf

Air Italy dragged into aviation war between US and the Gulf

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2018 23:35 0

The former Meridiana carrier, now 49% controlled by Qatar Airways, is in fact under the lens of 11 US Republican Senators asking to investigate the ... Read More

Fenway Hotel debuts in Dunedin Florida

Fenway Hotel debuts in Dunedin Florida

editor editor- December 4, 2018 13:39 0

Tampa-based Mainsail Lodging & Development announced today the opening for the new Fenway Hotel (453 Edgewater Drive). A member of the Autograph Collection® of Marriott ... Read More

Massive poppy art installation a must-see in Munich for Remembrance Day

Massive poppy art installation a must-see in Munich for Remembrance Day

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- November 10, 2018 12:04 0

This Sunday marks the 100-year anniversary of the Armistice of November 11, 1918, marking the end of World War I. A “Never Again” art installation ... Read More

Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?

Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 2, 2018 07:58 3

Foreign tourist should leave Zimbabwe. After a violent crackdown Tuesday night, a scary calm is returning to portions of Zimbabwe This may not be a ... Read More

The new Secretary General of UNWTO: Will tourism continue for the economy or ecology?

The new Secretary General of UNWTO: Will tourism continue for the economy or ecology?

Fernando Zornitta Fernando Zornitta- May 12, 2017 23:53 1

An eTN reader submitted his interesting take on the new Secretary General of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). Among the slice of the ... Read More

Eighth IMEX Politicians Forum highlights far-reaching rewards of hosting meetings and events

Eighth IMEX Politicians Forum highlights far-reaching rewards of hosting meetings and events

editor editor- September 14, 2010 06:14 0

The message repeated more than any other at this year's Politicians Forum at IMEX 2010 in Frankfurt was that meetings are integral to the economic ... Read More

IMEX Politicians Forum forges ahead

IMEX Politicians Forum forges ahead

editor editor- May 27, 2010 02:45 0

FRANKFURT, Germany - Twenty-nine politicians, together with 65 meetings industry leaders and keynote speakers, met yesterday to analyze and debate the full economic value of ... Read More

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