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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

Beirut Airport expansion: Curing crowds and a system failure

editor editor- June 15, 2019

Last summer, Beirut Rafik Hariri International Airport made headlines when passengers were stuck in lines for hours on end as ... Read More

Terror at Saudi Arabian Airport: An Iran Connection?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

Yesterday's terror attack on Abha International Airport in Saudi Arabia is seen as an escalation adding now to the significant ... Read More

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City: First year anniversary weekend

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 12, 2019

On June 28, 2019, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City is excited to kick off their anniversary weekend celebrating ... 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

Seychelles to celebrate 250th anniversary of the first settlement in 2020

editor editor- June 7, 2019

As announced by President Danny Faure in August 2018, the celebrations of the 250th anniversary of the first settlement of ... Read More

Virginia Tourism toasts 50 Years of Love

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

The Virginia Tourism Corporation today marked the 50th anniversary of their brand Virginia is For Lovers® during a press conference ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there

editor editor- June 5, 2019

Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association President and CEO was the first to speak at the U.S. Travel Association’s IPW Press ... Read More

A piece of American history, ancient culture, white sandy beaches and so remote like no place else?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

Where can you find a piece of American history and ancient culture like no other place else? Where can you ... Read More

Embraer Praetor 600 now triple-certified by EASA and FAA

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

Embraer announced today that the company's new Praetor 600 super-midsize business jet was granted its Type Certificate by EASA (European ... Read More

Controversial Eurovision in Israel crowns The Netherland with Arcade by Duncan Laurence

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2019

The Eurovision contest in Tel Aviv Israel was a nonstop tourist party but not without controversy. Many were protesting against ... 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

Ugandan judge okays destruction of natural forest for sugarcane plantation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019

In December of last year, Judge Albert Rugadya Atwooki stepped down from the case between Natinal Forestry Authority (NFA) and ... Read More

SAS back in business with better pay

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019

SAS and their pilots reached an agreement. Frequent travelers in Northern Europe are are pleased to see the seven days ... Read More

UAE visitor numbers to Finland increased by 20.6% in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

Finland welcomed almost 12,000 tourists from the UAE in 2018 revealed Visit Finland, the Finnish tourist authority, as it returned ... Read More

Air Mauritius confirms it will resume flights to Seychelles after 15 years

mm Alain St.Ange- April 17, 2019

The Mauritian press has confirmed that Air Mauritius will return to Mahé the main island of Seychelles. It was several ... Read More

Ghana Tourism over Mining? Should Atewa Forest Reserve be a National Park?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 31, 2019

In Ghana, a Rocha Ghana and Concerned Citizens of Atewa Landscape (CCLA), both non-governmental organizations (NGOs), have urged the government ... Read More

Munich Airport reports 2018 net profit of 150 million euros

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019

Munich Airport reported a successful 2018 operating year at its annual press conference in Munich today: The 3.8 percent increase ... Read More

Fraport 2018 Fiscal Year: Revenue and Earnings Increase Significantly

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 19, 2019

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

Turkish suspect in Utrecht terrorist attack arrested

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019

Utrecht's police chief has confirmed that the 37-year-old Turkish suspect in the deadly shooting on a tram in the Netherlands ... Read More

Seychelles eco-friendly tourism efforts put forward in Germany

editor editor- March 16, 2019

Environment conservation efforts being made by Seychelles, and how tourists can join in the initiatives, were the focus points of ... Read More

Kenya Travel & Tourism exceeding global and regional levels in 2018

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019

Travel & Tourism in Kenya grew faster than the regional average and significantly above other economies in Sub-Saharan Africa, according ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines CEO statement about the cause of the crash of ET302

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

In a press conference held at Ethiopian Airlines Headquarters this afternoon in Addis Ababa, Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Tewolde GebreMariam answered ... Read More

ET302 given clearance to return to Addis Ababa before crash

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

According to the Ethiopian Airlines CEO Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, who is considered a titan of the aviation industry, the captain on ET 302 after ... Read More

King of Jordan Abdullah II to receive the Lamp of Peace of St. Francis in Assisi

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019

His Majesty the King of Jordan, Abdullah II, will visit, accompanied by Her Majesty the Queen of Jordan, Rania, at ... Read More

Qatar Airways unveils new Economy Class, seven new destinations at ITB Berlin 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, revealed the airline’s new Economy Class experience and announced ... Read More

Seychelles to join international culinary event Goût de France/Good France for its fifth edition

editor editor- March 6, 2019

The French Ambassador to Seychelles Lionel Majesté-Larrouy made the announcement in the presence of Mrs. Sherin Francis Seychelles Tourism Board ... Read More

UNWTO global gastronomy tourism event: Job creation, entrepreneurship and development

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Basque Culinary Center (BCC) are co-organizing the 5th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy ... Read More

Hotel History: The Americana of New York

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- February 23, 2019

The Americana of New York opened on September 25, 1962 as a 2,000-room convention hotel. It was constructed by brothers ... Read More

Minister: Egypt’s tourism had a leap in 2017 and large boom in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019

Speaking at a press conference with the board of the Egyptian Tourism Federation on Monday, Egyptian Tourism Minister Rania al-Mashat ... Read More

Six destinations to become leaders of Salento’s 2019 tourist season

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2019

Salento, located at the southern end of Apulia in Southern Italy, keeps building up its image and the consequent increase ... Read More

Bay Area’s No. 2 airport one of the fastest-growing in the US

editor editor- February 11, 2019

Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) reached a new passenger record in 2018 by serving 14,319,292 million departing and arriving ... Read More

Domestic Tourists in China love homestays

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 6, 2019

During the National Day holidays in 2018, China recorded a total of 726 million domestic tourist trips, of which more ... Read More

Very, very big business: Macau tourism numbers are in

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 24, 2019

Tourism to Macau is very biog business. 35.8 million went to the Las Vegas of Asia last year. an increase ... Read More

Qatar Airways celebrates the launch of its second Swedish gateway

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019

To celebrate the launch of Qatar Airways’ new direct service to Gothenburg, Sweden, Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency ... Read More

Mauritius Victoria urban terminal to be completed in 6 months

mm Alain St.Ange- January 21, 2019

The Mauritius’ Victoria Bus Station, Victoria Urban Terminal, will be re-engineered into a key multimodal complex in July this year. Read More