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China – Tajikistan Tourism: Presidents agreed to improve cooperation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 16, 2019

Tourism was on the agenda, when Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon and Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks Saturday, agreeing to ... Read More

Tit for tat: India slaps high tariffs on 28 US products effective Sunday

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019

Indian government announced that it will impose higher tariffs on 28 US products, including almonds, apples and walnuts, tomorrow, in ... Read More

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

Swiss Space Tourism: A ticket to ride for US$100

editor editor- June 14, 2019

Boris Otter, future space tourist, is creating a federation of astronaut enthusiasts: an extraordinary opportunity where 5 winning individuals will ... Read More

‘Super Power’ artwork on display at Heathrow Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

A canopy of brightly coloured umbrellas has appeared at Heathrow as part of an initiative to raise awareness of neuro-developmental ... Read More

Centara Marks Important Environmental Events with Beachfront Campaign and Plastic-hungry Sea Life Creatures

editor editor- June 10, 2019

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is marking this year’s World Environment Day (5th June) and Ocean Day ... Read More

IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards announced winners

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 10, 2019

Nominations for the awards were adjudicated by a panel of four judges: Angela Gittens, Director General, Airports Council International; Gloria ... Read More

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

120,000-year-old fossilized prehistoric whale bone found at Oceanside Beach Resorts in California

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 9, 2019

After the groundbreaking of Oceanside’s two beachfront resorts marked a milestone for this Southern California city’s tourism industry. The project ... Read More

Dark Tourism: South Korea using massacre to lure tourists

Linda Hohnholz Linda Hohnholz- June 7, 2019

What is often referred to as dark tourism is now a hopeful light in terms of tourism for South Korea. ... Read More

Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia open doors at city’s tallest building

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

"The history and culture of Philadelphia are so often expressed in the characteristic storytelling of its art and architecture. Now, ... Read More

Treehouse Hotels: New brand from Starwood Capital Group

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

Hotel visionary Barry Sternlicht, and Chairman and CEO of Starwood Capital Group, founder of W Hotels, has once again worked ... Read More

RIU Hotels & Resorts joins UN’s “Beat Air Pollution” program

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

For World Environment Day, once again this year RIU Hotels & Resorts has joined the United Nations’ program #BeatAirPollution, in ... 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

Chinese travelers ‘harassed’: Beijing issues US travel warning

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

China has issued a travel warning to its citizens traveling to the US, citing reports that trade war tensions have ... Read More

Qatar Airways recognized for its commitment to preventing illegal endangered wildlife trade

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

Qatar Airways is today celebrating becoming the world’s first airline to achieve a new industry standard for the prevention of ... Read More

‘Premium Tap Water’ brand for tourists is named

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

Inspired by Iceland launch Kranavatn, a premium tap water 'brand' aimed to encourage travellers to tackle plastic waste and ‘drink ... Read More

CTO: Authentic Caribbean experiences driving influences for travelers’ holiday plans

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 1, 2019

Today’s traveler demands a more authentic cultural experience and is exploring destinations that highlight artistic, musical, culinary, literary, social, religious ... Read More

ICAO: CAA International to strengthen aviation safety oversight in Sierra Leone

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

CAA International (CAAi), the technical cooperation arm of the UK Civil Aviation Authority (UK CAA), is to assist the Sierra ... Read More

New partnership to focus on sustainable tourism in Europe

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

Four leading tourism organisations and academic institutions – CELTH (the Center of Expertise Leisure, Tourism & Hospitality), ETC (the European ... Read More

Hard Rock International honors legendary Freddie Mercury

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

Hard Rock International announced a continuation of its partnership with The Mercury Phoenix Trust, a UK charity created in memory ... Read More

Mexican Caribbean revolutionizes tourism through sustainable initiatives

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

Boasting turquoise waters, lush wild jungle and historic Mayan architecture, the Mexican Caribbean has implemented revolutionary sustainable practices to maintain ... Read More

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

Carnival Sunrise named by godmother Kelly Arison at Manhattan Cruise Terminal

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019

Following a $200 million dry dock that is already generating raves from guests sailing on its first cruises out of ... Read More

2.8 million travel on U.S. airlines every day

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019

Airlines for America (A4A), announced today that it expects a record 257.4 million passengers — an average of 2.8 million per ... Read More

Uber and Lyft say no to local authority

editor editor- May 20, 2019

When local transportation in US cities becomes congested, noisy, or has safety concerns, they are able to manage their roads ... Read More

Thomas Cook Failure: Who to trust and how to communicate

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- May 20, 2019

Thomas Cooks shares are effectively worth nothing right now. Thousands of British tourists looking forward to their holidays are not ... Read More

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

Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa supports ambitious tree planting goal for Samoa

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

As part of Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa’s ever-evolving efforts to ensure a healthier and greener earth, the team is ... Read More

Palo Alto Garden Court Hotel announces new Director of Sales and Marketing

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019

The Garden Court Hotel in downtown Palo Alto introduces Connie Villeta, an established sales and management professional, as the new ... Read More

Pedaling for a purpose? United Airlines assists AIDS/LifeCycle cyclists

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

United Airlines announced today it is offering an airfare discount and free checked bikes for customers flying to ride in ... Read More

Snazzy new job title and new hire at AIM: Director of Innovation

editor editor- May 7, 2019

AIM Group International, a global company in congresses, events, and communication, announced the establishment of a new strategic position, with ... Read More

Strategic travel agreement between Singapore and India a step in the right direction

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 4, 2019

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between Sentosa Development Corporation (SDC) of Singapore and Thomas Cook (India) Ltd. to ... Read More

Centara Grand & Convention Centre at CentralWorld Bangkok to reaffirm status as Thailand’s leading MICE venue

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is anticipating one of the strongest years to date for Centara Grand ... Read More

Wimbledon 2019: Winning plans for players and spectators 

Rita Payne - special to eTN Rita Payne - special to eTN- May 2, 2019

The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) has announced a series of significant changes for The Championships 2019 and beyond. ... Read More

Airbnb v. Hotels: Competing and benefiting in the sharing economy

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019

Researchers from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University published new research which sheds new light on the ... Read More