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“Eid Season” in Saudi Arabia attracts 5 million visitors in 5 days

“Eid Season” in Saudi Arabia attracts 5 million visitors in 5 days

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 15:22 0

"Eid Season" in Saudi Arabia attracted 5 million visitors in 5 days. This year's season was featured by hosting more than 350 events and 900 ... Read More

When overtourism spoils your travel plans: Go somewhere else!

When overtourism spoils your travel plans: Go somewhere else!

Linda Hohnholz Linda Hohnholz- June 5, 2019 23:37 0

Have you heard that told joke?  Patient says, “Doctor, it hurts when I do this with my arm.”  Doctor’s response is, “Then don’t do this.”  ... Read More

Qatar Airways recognized for its commitment to preventing illegal endangered wildlife trade

Qatar Airways recognized for its commitment to preventing illegal endangered wildlife trade

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 15:01 0

Qatar Airways is today celebrating becoming the world’s first airline to achieve a new industry standard for the prevention of illegal wildlife trafficking in aviation. ... Read More

Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Leaders are in Nepal

Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Leaders are in Nepal

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2019 05:42 0

The Nepal Tourism Board under the leadership of their CEO Deepak Joshi is positioning the country as a global center for tourism resilience in Asia. ... Read More

US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral

US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019 08:08 0

Today the U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Baghdad ordered a partial evacuation of their American staff.  In the meantime, the travel warning for Americans wanting ... Read More

Pittsburgh Tourism launches national marketing campaign

Pittsburgh Tourism launches national marketing campaign

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 22:26 0

VisitPITTSBURGH introduced a new national marketing campaign, Pull Up A Chair, You Are Welcomed Here, that promotes Pittsburgh as a welcoming city. The campaign rolls ... Read More

Airbus selects seven finalist teams to shape the future of aerospace

Airbus selects seven finalist teams to shape the future of aerospace

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 20:49 0

Airbus experts have selected seven teams for the 2019 final of world-class competition Fly Your Ideas which invites students from around the world to innovate ... Read More

Dame Alice Walker will headline Anguilla Lit Fest 2019

Dame Alice Walker will headline Anguilla Lit Fest 2019

editor editor- April 3, 2019 19:49 0

The Anguilla Tourist Board is pleased to announce an impressive line-up of international artists scheduled to appear at the 8th annual Anguilla Lit Fest, taking ... Read More

Industry veteran named new exec at Starboard Cruise Services

Industry veteran named new exec at Starboard Cruise Services

editor editor- March 26, 2019 02:05 0

Starboard Cruise Services has announced the appointment of Brenda Yester Baty as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). In this newly-created role, Ms. Baty will guide the ... Read More

Five challenges confronting Meetings Industry in 2019

Five challenges confronting Meetings Industry in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 18:01 2

Tight meeting budgets, time pressures, organizational issues, a lack of creativity from hotels, increasingly complex and costly mandates in catering, a need for more dynamic ... Read More

Reunion Island NRL viaduct: Now that’s a road trip!

Reunion Island NRL viaduct: Now that’s a road trip!

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- March 18, 2019 21:56 0

"The new NRL 974 - the Didier Robert Highway as it is referred to across the island - is a secure road far from the ... Read More

Speed Dating Tourism Style @ Javits

Speed Dating Tourism Style @ Javits

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- March 9, 2019 20:04 0

Picture it – hundreds of small tables staffed by representatives of destinations, hotels, attractions – from Australia to Rwanda and from Indianapolis to Florida, talking ... Read More

How Qatar Airways Tackles Global Wildlife Crime

How Qatar Airways Tackles Global Wildlife Crime

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019 13:04 0

Qatar Airways has launched an industry-leading training programme focused on preventing illegal wildlife trafficking. The bespoke e-learning package, developed by Qatar Airways to enhance employee ... Read More

Win $2,000 to plan a trip around the world

Win $2,000 to plan a trip around the world

editor editor- February 5, 2019 02:55 0

One globetrotter's dream trip will come true if named the winner of an online travel competition. The winner will earn $2,000 in airline credits to ... Read More

Uganda makes top 3: Must Photograph for 2019

Uganda makes top 3: Must Photograph for 2019

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- January 22, 2019 01:25 0

A global survey of Facebook posts, commissioned by Huawei on the occasion of launching their latest smart phone, brought about some astonishing results. Uganda, often ... Read More

Travel in America: Places that demand a hashtag

Travel in America: Places that demand a hashtag

editor editor- January 10, 2019 20:04 0

New study shows men have a more active social (media) life, admitting to using the hashtag multiple times a day while on holiday. Read More

The Living and Itinerant Christmas Crib of Baia and Latina

The Living and Itinerant Christmas Crib of Baia and Latina

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018 02:15 0

Faithful to the origins and, according to tradition from the will of St. Francis to revive in a natural setting the birth of Bethlehem with ... Read More

Marriott manager takes on Hawaii Tourism: What is his vision?

Marriott manager takes on Hawaii Tourism: What is his vision?

editor editor- December 28, 2018 01:05 0

The new President and CEO of the HTA, Chris Tatum, has his roots in Hawaii’s tourism. Read More

Mekong Tourism launches new visual storytelling campaign

Mekong Tourism launches new visual storytelling campaign

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2018 19:26 0

The “Mekong From Above” aerial photo and video contest, the first of its kind in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS), provides an opportunity for amateur ... Read More

Maharashtra Tourism is spinning – but not out of control

Maharashtra Tourism is spinning – but not out of control

editor editor- December 18, 2018 21:56 0

Maharashtra Tourism has introduced bicycles at tourist spots, Ganpatipule and Mahabaleshwar, promoting the noble cause of sustainability and eco-tourism. Read More

Arabian Travel Market: New director for World Travel Market Portfolio

Arabian Travel Market: New director for World Travel Market Portfolio

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 4, 2018 00:46 0

Arabian Travel Market (ATM), part of the World Travel Market portfolio, has boosted its executive team with the appointment of a new Portfolio Director, who ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018 21:27 1

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law cases. Read More

Guam shows strong presence at 2017 Mode Tour Travel Mart

Guam shows strong presence at 2017 Mode Tour Travel Mart

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 28, 2017 02:03 0

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) and its tourism partners recently returned from promoting the island at the fourth annual Mode Tour Travel Mart held in ... Read More

Appointment of new industry travel agency commissioners

Appointment of new industry travel agency commissioners

editor editor- January 17, 2009 02:53 0

Recently, the travel agency and airline industry representative organizations (ECTAA, UFTAA, WTAAA and IATA) jointly appointed travel agency commissioners to fill the posts left vacant ... Read More

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