Tag: rail

World’s largest steam locomotive is returning to the rails
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World’s largest steam locomotive is returning to the rails

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

The 150th anniversary celebration of the transcontinental railroad's completion isn't over yet. Union Pacific is just gathering steam following its May 9 ceremony ... Read More

Uber is bringing flying taxis to Melbourne next year
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Uber is bringing flying taxis to Melbourne next year

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

Uber announced plans to launch trials of its flying cars next year in Melbourne, Australia. The city is the third ... Read More

Baltimore/Washington International Airport orders 20 new shuttle buses
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Baltimore/Washington International Airport orders 20 new shuttle buses

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

Maryland Department of Transportation has issued a new order of 15 forty-foot and five sixty-foot Xcelsior clean diesel heavy-duty transit ... Read More

Want a head or foot massage? Take an Indian train
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Want a head or foot massage? Take an Indian train

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

Indian Railways have added a refreshing new perk for some travelers tired from long journeys: head and foot massages. Not ... Read More

Wines and sunsets: New train excursion in Colorado
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Wines and sunsets: New train excursion in Colorado

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

 Travelers visiting the Alamosa area have a new option for a Friday or Saturday night activity: wine, food, history, scenery, ... Read More

33rd Hong Kong International Tourism Expo draws nearly 700 exhibitors
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33rd Hong Kong International Tourism Expo draws nearly 700 exhibitors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

Hong Kong will host the 33rd Hong Kong International Tourism Expo (ITE) from June 13 to 16. The major travel ... Read More

VIA Rail Canada ridership and revenue continue to grow
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VIA Rail Canada ridership and revenue continue to grow

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

 HIGHLIGHTS Ridership up 5.1% Passenger Revenues up 8.4% Greater accessibility at the Ottawa station Launch of New Fleet Replacement program ... Read More

Canada explores new ways to reduce transportation pollution
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Canada explores new ways to reduce transportation pollution

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019

Clean growth is essential for Canada's transportation system – to meet our emission reduction targets, grow our economy, and build ... 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

Chinese CRRC exports Railway Vehicles for over 12 billion US Dollars
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Chinese CRRC exports Railway Vehicles for over 12 billion US Dollars

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2019

For decades, Chinese rail giant CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles has been working on the way to go global. With CRRC ... 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

Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa expands horizon for African Tourism Board
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Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa expands horizon for African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2019

The Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa (PMAESA) with members in 9 African Countries joined the African Tourism ... Read More

Driving to Heathrow? Rethink your journey urges former Deputy Mayor of London
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Driving to Heathrow? Rethink your journey urges former Deputy Mayor of London

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

Heathrow announced today the appointment of Val Shawcross as Chair of the Heathrow Area Transport Forum (HATF), an independent group ... Read More

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays
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Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

editor editor- May 14, 2019

Most major US airports experience flight disruptions on a daily basis, with Chicago O'Hare International Airport leading the pack. Within ... Read More

The year of the airports: Travel to the hubs of the future
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The year of the airports: Travel to the hubs of the future

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 14, 2019

The year 2019 will be remembered as the year of the inaugurations of large and small strategic airports to satisfy ... Read More

Emergency statement for tourists in Peru from PROMPERU
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Emergency statement for tourists in Peru from PROMPERU

editor editor- May 11, 2019

In response to the farming strike announced for May 13, 2019 in Cusco, PROMPERU has issued the following information: On ... Read More

2019 Mekong Tourism Forum innovates with new inclusive concept in ancient town
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2019 Mekong Tourism Forum innovates with new inclusive concept in ancient town

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019

Hosted by the Ministry of Culture & Tourism of P.R. China (MCT) and the People’s Government of Yunnan Province in ... Read More

France remains world’s top tourist destination despite ‘Yellow Vests’ nuisance
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France remains world’s top tourist destination despite ‘Yellow Vests’ nuisance

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2019

According to France’s national statistics institute (INSEE), the number of nights foreign tourists spent in the country’s hotels, campsites and ... Read More

Pride Group of Hotels unveils Pride Resort and Convention Centre Rajkot
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Pride Group of Hotels unveils Pride Resort and Convention Centre Rajkot

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

The Pride Group of Hotels, which manages 14 Hotels and Resorts across India announced the inclusion of “Pride Resort and ... Read More

Amtrak puts up $90 million into train tourism
Transportation News

Amtrak puts up $90 million into train tourism

editor editor- April 8, 2019

“By investing in the modernization of Baltimore Penn Station, Amtrak seeks to transform central Baltimore into a premier regional transportation ... Read More

Fraport and Deutsche Bahn to Test Artificial Intelligence at Frankfurt Airport
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Fraport and Deutsche Bahn to Test Artificial Intelligence at Frankfurt Airport

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019

The robotic head smiles at the passenger and greets them: “My name is FRAnny. How can I help you?” FRAnny ... Read More

Travel Oregon’s “Only Slightly Exaggerated” campaign
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Travel Oregon’s “Only Slightly Exaggerated” campaign

editor editor- April 6, 2019

Inspired by the viral success of the "Only Slightly Exaggerated" campaign last spring, Travel Oregon is launching part two of ... Read More

Tourist dies taking selfie at Grand Canyon
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Tourist dies taking selfie at Grand Canyon

editor editor- April 1, 2019

In a tragic accident, a tourist from Hong Kong went over the edge at the Grand Canyon in Arionza as ... Read More

Munich Airport reports 2018 net profit of 150 million euros
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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

Starbucks Hawaii: Rotten food from the garbage and warm leftover coffee
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Starbucks Hawaii: Rotten food from the garbage and warm leftover coffee

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2019

Starbucks is not the only one to blame when human decency in America is under attack. Pearlridge Mall on the ... Read More

Short Haul, Easy Travel & Lifetime Experiences is Nepals message to Malaysia
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Short Haul, Easy Travel & Lifetime Experiences is Nepals message to Malaysia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019

Nepal successfully participated in the latest edition of the MATTA Fair held at Putra World Trade Center (PWTC) in Kuala ... Read More

Bombardier appoints new Senior VP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
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Bombardier appoints new Senior VP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019

Bombardier today announced the appointment of Steeve Robitaille as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Bombardier Inc., effective ... Read More

China invests €15 billion in world’s longest undersea rail tunnel between Finland and Estonia
Tourism Investment News

China invests €15 billion in world’s longest undersea rail tunnel between Finland and Estonia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019

An ambitious train rail link, designed to connect the Finnish and Estonian capitals through the bottom of the Gulf of ... Read More

Tourism industry needs strategic plan to protect climate, reduce CO2 emissions
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Tourism industry needs strategic plan to protect climate, reduce CO2 emissions

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019

Tourism accounts for ten percent of the global gross national product and is responsible for eight per cent of all ... Read More

Italian government to decide Turin-Lyon high-speed rail’s fate ‘by Friday’
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Italian government to decide Turin-Lyon high-speed rail’s fate ‘by Friday’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019

Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has said the government expected to take a decision by Friday over an Italy-France high-speed ... Read More

Honolulu Mayor wants to increase hotel taxes
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Honolulu Mayor wants to increase hotel taxes

editor editor- March 2, 2019

Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell today unveiled a US$2.83 billion operating budget, - 8.6 percent higher than last year, which is ... Read More

Improving safety for India rail
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Improving safety for India rail

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- February 27, 2019

Indian Railways is taking steps to improve safety standards and services as it is also moving forward with providing faster ... Read More

Inferno: 25 people killed, 50 injured in Cairo’s Ramses Train Station blaze
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Inferno: 25 people killed, 50 injured in Cairo’s Ramses Train Station blaze

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019

According to Egyptian media, at least 25 people were killed and 50 injured after a train crash ignited a massive ... Read More

International Golf Travel Market (IGTM) rebrands
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International Golf Travel Market (IGTM) rebrands

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019

International Golf Travel Market (IGTM), the leading business to business event for the golf travel community, has re-launched in its ... Read More

Train station on fire Cairo: Blow to tourism in deadly fire
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Train station on fire Cairo: Blow to tourism in deadly fire

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- February 27, 2019

A majr fire at a train station killed more than 28 people and more than 50 injured in a Cairo train fire, ... Read More