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

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

Thousands of Brazilians have joined a general strike, called for by trade unions, to protest against pension reforms being ... Read More

Venice says no to big cruise ships

Venice says no to big cruise ships

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth hotel celebrates 50th Anniversary of John Lennon & Yoko Ono’s Bed-in for Peace

Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth hotel celebrates 50th Anniversary of John Lennon & Yoko Ono’s Bed-in for Peace

From May 26 to June 2, 1969, The Queen Elizabeth hotel welcomed John Lennon and Yoko Ono for their ... Read More

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

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

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

Tartan pride celebrated nationwide and in Hawaii, too

Tartan pride celebrated nationwide and in Hawaii, too

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

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

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

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

Cable Car to be introduced on Mount Kilimanjaro, amid protest

Cable Car to be introduced on Mount Kilimanjaro, amid protest

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

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

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

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

Political icon of Seychelles Rifned Jumeau is no more

Political icon of Seychelles Rifned Jumeau is no more

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

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

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

Restaurant workers in Nepal consider strike

Restaurant workers in Nepal consider strike

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

Strike at Nairobi International airport to protest Kenya Airways

Strike at Nairobi International airport to protest Kenya Airways

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

Massive anti-Uber protest paralyzes Madrid

Massive anti-Uber protest paralyzes Madrid

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

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

Wayne County Airport Authority welcomes new CEO

Wayne County Airport Authority welcomes new CEO

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

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

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

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

‘National treason’: Nationalists protesting renaming of Macedonia

‘National treason’: Nationalists protesting renaming of Macedonia

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

India train grounded for 2 months: Travelers infuriated

India train grounded for 2 months: Travelers infuriated

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

Traffic chaos in Rome against new rules on tourist buses

Traffic chaos in Rome against new rules on tourist buses

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

Global protest over United Airlines staff cuts

Global protest over United Airlines staff cuts

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

Guam tourism: food, culture and South Pacific beaches

Guam tourism: food, culture and South Pacific beaches

It's worth going on this long trip to Guam. Read More

Hyatt hotels targeted by global boycott

Hyatt hotels targeted by global boycott

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