Tag: proposals

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

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019

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

Etihad Airways and Swae to launch artificial intelligence-powered crowd-sourcing platform
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Etihad Airways and Swae to launch artificial intelligence-powered crowd-sourcing platform

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

Etihad Airways (Etihad), the national airline of the UAE, and Swae, a startup based in Vancouver, have partnered to launch ... Read More

Travel Trends Index: Steady April growth, but international outlook alarms
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Travel Trends Index: Steady April growth, but international outlook alarms

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

Overall travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.0% in April, including an expected 5.6% recovery surge in year-over-year international ... Read More

Tourists traveling to Tanzania: No plastic bags or face fines or imprisonment
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Tourists traveling to Tanzania: No plastic bags or face fines or imprisonment

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- May 31, 2019

Tourists and foreign visitors traveling to Tanzania are advised not to carry with them plastic bags on arrival at the ... Read More

Innovative Mediterranean tourism endeavor: The Sistina project
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Innovative Mediterranean tourism endeavor: The Sistina project

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 28, 2019

Fourteen tourist itineraries, 4 product lines, and the Grandtourupmed.eu platform - these are the credentials of the Sistina Project, an ... Read More

Airport news

Pakistan Airlines connects Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi with Tokyo

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019

The Pakistan International Airlines has decided to resume its two weekly flights to Tokyo from May 30 after a suspension ... Read More

Bold action by London Heathrow to reduce vehicle emissions
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Bold action by London Heathrow to reduce vehicle emissions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

London Heathrow has announced it is getting ready to introduce a set of tough new measures to protect local air ... Read More

Memorial Day traffic study finds dire economic cost, public support for user fees
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Memorial Day traffic study finds dire economic cost, public support for user fees

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday released a survey finding that Americans avoided an estimated 47.5 million auto trips due ... Read More

More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants
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More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants

editor editor- May 20, 2019

by Dr. Louise de Waal President Mokgweetsi Masisi of Botswana categorically denies that his government would ever cull elephants, contradicting ... Read More

Delta Air Lines to fly to Tokyo Haneda Airport from five U.S. cities
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Delta Air Lines to fly to Tokyo Haneda Airport from five U.S. cities

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019

Delta will be serving Tokyo’s preferred airport under a preliminary decision announced May 16 by the Department of Transportation, with ... Read More

Statutory consultation on Heathrow Airport expansion
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Statutory consultation on Heathrow Airport expansion

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019

London Heathrow has announced that its statutory 12 and a half-week consultation on its expansion plans will launch on the 18th ... Read More

Why Bulgaria Tourism Minister is hosting Investing in Tourism Conference
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Why Bulgaria Tourism Minister is hosting Investing in Tourism Conference

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 13, 2019

The Minister of Tourism of Bulgaria, the Hon. Mrs. Nikolina Angelkova is getting ready to host  Investing in Tourism  on May 30-31 ... Read More

London Heathrow recorded its busiest ever April as the Easter getaway
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London Heathrow recorded its busiest ever April as the Easter getaway

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2019

Heathrow recorded its busiest ever April as the Easter getaway sent passenger numbers soaring, securing the airport its 30th month ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority helps fund programs supporting Hawaiian culture, natural resources and 2020 tourism projects & events
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Hawaii Tourism Authority helps fund programs supporting Hawaiian culture, natural resources and 2020 tourism projects & events

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) today issued three Request for Proposals offering to provide funding support to qualified programs that ... Read More

The Development and Promotion of MICE in Thailand
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The Development and Promotion of MICE in Thailand

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- April 24, 2019

The Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) is leveraging the development of Thai MICE business in long haul markets in ... Read More

Italian exhibition group launches key words for the 2020 tourism industry
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Italian exhibition group launches key words for the 2020 tourism industry

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019

Active food and wine tourism, the quality of life, the search for beauty and creativity: the combination of ingredients on ... Read More

Ottawa Tourism launches ThinkOttawa ambassador program
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Ottawa Tourism launches ThinkOttawa ambassador program

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

Ottawa Tourism, Shaw Centre and Invest Ottawa are collaborating to launch a program to bring more conferences and conventions to ... Read More

Jordan sets itself up for European MICE audience
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Jordan sets itself up for European MICE audience

editor editor- April 8, 2019

Jordan, a country which is sheltered from the troubles of the region, is safe to travel in and around, independently ... Read More

Grange Pen to get a J$960 million infrastructural upgrade
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Grange Pen to get a J$960 million infrastructural upgrade

editor editor- March 30, 2019

The Jamaica Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) is investing a little under $J1 billion for the Resort Squatter Settlements Upgrade Project ... Read More

About the African Tourism Board: Top important according to an African American Tourism Expert
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About the African Tourism Board: Top important according to an African American Tourism Expert

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019

Drew Barrett, a Chicago based African American tourism expert and consultant, thinks the newly founded African Tourism Board(ATB) is very important and ... Read More

Botswana hunting proposal could put its tourism industry at risk
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Botswana hunting proposal could put its tourism industry at risk

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

Botswana’s proposals to lift its hunting ban and to introduce elephant culling has fuelled political posturing, denials, misinformation, and lobbying ... Read More

IATA: 2019 starts on a positive note for passenger demand
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IATA: 2019 starts on a positive note for passenger demand

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for January 2019 showing traffic (revenue passenger kilometers or ... Read More

Can you be a student and a full-time traveller?
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Can you be a student and a full-time traveller?

editor editor- February 26, 2019

It would be worthwhile to clarify that life in travel is not a goal that is mandatory for all. In ... Read More

First “hetero-friendly” hotel opens in Italy
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First “hetero-friendly” hotel opens in Italy

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 21, 2019

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

Flights canceled, trains stopped, bus services halted – strike chaos paralyzes Belgium
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Flights canceled, trains stopped, bus services halted – strike chaos paralyzes Belgium

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019

Unions' general strike over wages and working conditions has brought Belgium to a screeching halt, causing complete chaos in airports, ... Read More

FAA makes major drone ID marking change
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FAA makes major drone ID marking change

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has posted a rule in the Federal Register requiring small drone owners to display the ... Read More

IATA’s chief speaks at CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha
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IATA’s chief speaks at CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019

Alexandre de Juniac, IATA’s Director General and CEO addressed the CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha, Qatar today: ... Read More

India’s interim budget: Bust or boom for tourism?
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India’s interim budget: Bust or boom for tourism?

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- February 2, 2019

The interim budget presented today in India Parliament has elicited mixed reaction from industry leaders with the focus being on ... Read More

Deal or no deal, EU will allow short-term visa-free travel for UK citizens after Brexit
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Deal or no deal, EU will allow short-term visa-free travel for UK citizens after Brexit

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019

The European Union council has agreed to allow UK citizens visa-free travel to EU member states, even in the event ... Read More

Traveling to Hawaii? How LGBTQ friendly is the Aloha State?
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Traveling to Hawaii? How LGBTQ friendly is the Aloha State?

editor editor- January 31, 2019

Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation and the Equality Federation Institute released their 5th annual State Equality Index (SEI), ... Read More

Jamaica Prime Minister calls for greater collaboration for sustainable resilience in tourism sector
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Jamaica Prime Minister calls for greater collaboration for sustainable resilience in tourism sector

editor editor- January 31, 2019

Prime Minister of Jamaica, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness says that greater effort has to be placed in strengthening linkages ... Read More

German parliament discuss the future of Selous – largest wildlife park in Africa
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German parliament discuss the future of Selous – largest wildlife park in Africa

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 29, 2019

The Germany parliament, the Bundestag, has raised concerns over the future of the Selous Game Reserve, the largest wildlife park ... Read More

German parliament discuss the future of Selous, the largest wildlife park in Africa
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German parliament discuss the future of Selous, the largest wildlife park in Africa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 28, 2019

The Germany parliament, the Bundestag, has raised concerns over the future of the Selous Game Reserve, the largest wildlife park ... Read More

South Dakota cities left without passenger air service
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South Dakota cities left without passenger air service

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019

Passenger air service has stopped to the Two South Dakota towns were left without passenger air service after California Pacific ... Read More

Nassau Airport Development Company to release Airport Hotel RFP
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Nassau Airport Development Company to release Airport Hotel RFP

editor editor- January 14, 2019

Nassau Airport Development Company provides opportunity to design, finance, build and operate facility at Lynden Pindling International Airport.  Read More

China enacts new law to protect world’s highest mountain
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China enacts new law to protect world’s highest mountain

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019

China has enacted a new law designed to protect and conserve the environment surrounding the Mount Qomolangma (Mount Everest) reserve. ... Read More

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