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

Venice says no to big cruise ships
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Venice says no to big cruise ships

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 11, 2019

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

Tourism Enthusiasts Protest Possible Giveaway Of Murchison Falls For Dam Construction By Ugandan Government
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Tourism Enthusiasts Protest Possible Giveaway Of Murchison Falls For Dam Construction By Ugandan Government

Jonathan Benaiah Jonathan Benaiah- June 9, 2019

Last week on Friday, many Ugandans especially those in the tourism and conservation circles were shocked when an advert appeared ... Read More

Kidnapped from the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong: 150,000 people marched in protest
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Kidnapped from the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong: 150,000 people marched in protest

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 9, 2019

Kidnapped from a five-star hotel in Hongkong and appearing in a mainland China prison thereafter. This happened to a number ... Read More

30th anniversary of Tiananmen Square massacre planned in front of LA Chinese Consulate
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30th anniversary of Tiananmen Square massacre planned in front of LA Chinese Consulate

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

What is being called "a commemorative candlelight vigil" to remember the 30th Anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre will be ... Read More

A Strike on the Horizon: Hilton Hawaiian Village and The Modern Honolulu ?
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A Strike on the Horizon: Hilton Hawaiian Village and The Modern Honolulu ?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 17, 2019

Guests having booked the Hilton Hawaiian Village may be in for a surprise. The Hilton is the largest hotel in ... Read More

Coca-Cola’s ‘political-correctness-gone-mad’ Ramadan campaign irks Norwegians
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Coca-Cola’s ‘political-correctness-gone-mad’ Ramadan campaign irks Norwegians

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

A campaign launched by Coca-Cola Norway aimed at celebrating the Islamic holy month of Ramadan has sparked accusations of political ... Read More

Why to boycott Las Vegas Strip, MGM Resorts, Cesars Entertainment and Harrah’s
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Why to boycott Las Vegas Strip, MGM Resorts, Cesars Entertainment and Harrah’s

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2019

Tourism is everyone's business and the livelihood of an entire state can depend on this industry. The State of Nevada, ... Read More

eTN becomes a SUNx SDG 17 Partner calling for Climate Sanity in Tourism on Earth Day
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eTN becomes a SUNx SDG 17 Partner calling for Climate Sanity in Tourism on Earth Day

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 23, 2019

In nature, nothing exists alone is the message for Earth Day 2019. Announcing the public launch of its “SDG17 Partners Program” ... Read More

Tartan pride celebrated nationwide and in Hawaii, too
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Tartan pride celebrated nationwide and in Hawaii, too

editor editor- April 10, 2019

Tartan Day is a North American celebration of Scottish heritage, observed April 6, the date on which the Declaration of ... Read More

How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism
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How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019

African Tourism Board, (ATB)  has travel and security on its top agenda when attracting visitors to the continent. At the upcoming ... Read More

Cable Car to be introduced on Mount Kilimanjaro, amid protest
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Cable Car to be introduced on Mount Kilimanjaro, amid protest

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- April 4, 2019

A cable car is to be rolled out on Mount Kilimanjaro by a foreign company to improve access and boost ... Read More

African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors
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African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors

editor editor- March 25, 2019

The official launch of the newly-founded African Tourism Board is only two weeks away, and the U.S.-based interim Chairman Juergen ... Read More

Political icon of Seychelles Rifned Jumeau is no more
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Political icon of Seychelles Rifned Jumeau is no more

mm Alain St.Ange- February 15, 2019

Seychelles lost this week a veteran politician who will be missed. Rifned Jumeau, the founder of the first political party ... Read More

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?
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Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019

The European Union yesterday renewed sanctions against Zimbabwe after condemning the chaotic situation of human right abuses in that Southern ... Read More

Restaurant workers in Nepal consider strike
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Restaurant workers in Nepal consider strike

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 4, 2019

Hotel and Restaurant Unions in Kathmandu, Nepal are demanding a rollback on a decision to delete a 10% service charge on ... Read More

Strike at Nairobi International airport to protest Kenya Airways
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Strike at Nairobi International airport to protest Kenya Airways

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 29, 2019

A Kenya workers union doesn't want Kenya Airways' taking over Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA). Kenya Aviation Workers Union (KAWU) ... Read More

Massive anti-Uber protest paralyzes Madrid
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Massive anti-Uber protest paralyzes Madrid

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2019

Madrid's anti-riot police, backed by a fleet of tow trucks and cranes, took several hours to clear the vehicles from ... Read More

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

editor editor- January 24, 2019

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

Wayne County Airport Authority welcomes new CEO
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Wayne County Airport Authority welcomes new CEO

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019

The Wayne County Airport Authority Board of Directors confirmed the appointment of Chad Newton as Chief Executive Officer of the ... Read More

Paris is a tourism destination to avoid this weekend after powerful blast
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Paris is a tourism destination to avoid this weekend after powerful blast

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2019

Businesses have boarded up their windows ahead of another planned demonstration in Paris. Multiple people have been injured following the ... Read More

‘National treason’: Nationalists protesting renaming of Macedonia
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‘National treason’: Nationalists protesting renaming of Macedonia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019

Macedonian lawmakers are entering the last phase of debate on constitutional changes to rename the country North Macedonia. The move ... Read More

India train grounded for 2 months: Travelers infuriated
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India train grounded for 2 months: Travelers infuriated

editor editor- December 26, 2018

According to the railway authorities, the DMU service between Jammu and Udhampur, train number 7406/74907, shall remain suspended until March ... Read More

Traffic chaos in Rome against new rules on tourist buses
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Traffic chaos in Rome against new rules on tourist buses

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- December 24, 2018

Approximately 200 vehicles parked under the Campidoglio blocked the center of Rome to protest against the new bus plan restriction. Read More

Global protest over United Airlines staff cuts
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Global protest over United Airlines staff cuts

editor editor- December 13, 2018

United Airlines flight attendants are protesting staff cuts at airports all around the world today Read More

Hyatt hotels targeted by global boycott
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Hyatt hotels targeted by global boycott

editor editor- July 27, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Hyatt hotel workers and their allies will hold demonstrations today to mark the launch of a ... Read More

Aviation industry coalition sends unified message to Congress
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Aviation industry coalition sends unified message to Congress

editor editor- October 28, 2011

WASHINGTON - A united aviation industry coalition of nearly 30 organizations is opposing proposed tax increases, which would lead to ... Read More

Berliners protest against city’s swelling tourism industry
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Berliners protest against city’s swelling tourism industry

editor editor- May 30, 2011

It's a scene Berliners have become well accustomed to now that their home draws 9 million visitors every year: strolling ... Read More

Oman Air staff stage protest
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Oman Air staff stage protest

editor editor- March 7, 2011

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Employees of Oman's national airline are protesting in front of the company's headquarters in a ... Read More

AirTran flight attendants to protest stalled negotiations
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AirTran flight attendants to protest stalled negotiations

editor editor- November 23, 2010

AirTran flight attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA), will protest stalled contract negotiations on Wednesday, November 24 ... Read More

Swiss Air Lines targeted by gay rights activists in Moscow
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Swiss Air Lines targeted by gay rights activists in Moscow

editor editor- October 4, 2010

Gay rights activists on Friday held the first street protest sanctioned by City Hall, picketing the local office of a ... Read More

Protest in India causes flight cancellations
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Protest in India causes flight cancellations

editor editor- September 7, 2010

INDIA - West Bengal witnessed a near-complete shutdown in response to the nationwide 24-hour strike called by several central trade ... Read More

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