Tag: rescue

Dream Cruises ship rescues three men from their sinking boat
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Dream Cruises ship rescues three men from their sinking boat

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 2, 2019

Dream Cruises’ cruise ship, Genting Dream, was quick to response to a sinking boat in distress and performed a life-saving ... Read More

War or Terror in the Gulf of Oman? Oil Tankers in flames, crew rescued and taken to Iran
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War or Terror in the Gulf of Oman? Oil Tankers in flames, crew rescued and taken to Iran

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

A maritime safety group warned earlier today of an unspecific threat in the Gulf Oman urging extreme caution amid US- ... Read More

Embraer takes to the Paris Air Show the multi-mission Airlift KC-390
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Embraer takes to the Paris Air Show the multi-mission Airlift KC-390

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Embraer will take to the 53rd edition of Paris Air Show International, in France, the first KC-390 multi-mission airlift configured ... Read More

Canadians rescued by SWAT and safe after abduction in Ghana
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Canadians rescued by SWAT and safe after abduction in Ghana

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 12, 2019

National Security Operatives  in Ghana completed an operation which successfully rescued the two Canadian women recently abducted in the Ashanti ... Read More

World unites to fight against cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro
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World unites to fight against cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- June 11, 2019

Thousands of people across the globe have come together protesting against the potential building of a controversial cable car on ... Read More

25 children injured in tourist bus collision with car in Thuringia, Germany
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25 children injured in tourist bus collision with car in Thuringia, Germany

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 8, 2019

25 people were injured in a collision between a tourist bus and a car in the German state of Thuringia. ... Read More

Airbus will mark 50 years of pioneering achievements at Paris Air Show 2019
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Airbus will mark 50 years of pioneering achievements at Paris Air Show 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

At the Paris Air Show 2019, Le Bourget, Airbus SE will present a broad portfolio of innovative products, technologies and ... Read More

Tourism Authority of Thailand adopts simplified A-B-C Strategy
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Tourism Authority of Thailand adopts simplified A-B-C Strategy

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has adopted a simplified “A-B-C Strategy” to promote emerging tourist destinations by creating inter-linked, ... Read More

$840 million in DOT infrastructure grants to 381 US airports announced
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$840 million in DOT infrastructure grants to 381 US airports announced

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $840 million ... Read More

Boots on the Ground With Global Rescue:  Fail To Prepare, Prepare To Fail
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Boots on the Ground With Global Rescue: Fail To Prepare, Prepare To Fail

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019

Founded in 2004, GlobalRescue is the world leader in travel risk mitigation, security, crisis management, medical evacuation and disaster rescue. Global ... Read More

Global Rescue joins African Tourism Board with a simple mission
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Global Rescue joins African Tourism Board with a simple mission

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2019

Global Rescue joined the African Tourism Board showing emphasis on their medical, security, evacuation, travel risk and crisis management services ... Read More

ECPAT-USA honors leaders in fight to end trafficking at 2019 Freedom Awards
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ECPAT-USA honors leaders in fight to end trafficking at 2019 Freedom Awards

editor editor- May 30, 2019

ECPAT-USA, the leading policy organization in the United States seeking to end the commercial, sexual exploitation of children through awareness, ... Read More

Arena di Verona Opera Foundation in New York for Festival
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Arena di Verona Opera Foundation in New York for Festival

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 30, 2019

A few days after the success of Shanghai, the targeted marketing action of the Arena Foundation for the promotion of ... Read More

Seven tourists drown as Danube sightseeing boat collides with another ship, sinks in Budapest
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Seven tourists drown as Danube sightseeing boat collides with another ship, sinks in Budapest

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

A tourist boat with dozens of people on board has collided with another vessel and capsized on the Danube River ... Read More

Maritime security the Seychelles way
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Maritime security the Seychelles way

mm Alain St.Ange- May 25, 2019

Africa’s smallest nation is setting a standard for safe sustainable seas through the prosecution of pirates, international maritime cooperation, and ... Read More

Airbus to exhibit at Canada’s global defense and security trade show
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Airbus to exhibit at Canada’s global defense and security trade show

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019

On May 29 and 30, at the EY Centre in Ottawa, Ontario, Airbus will display a wide range of innovative ... Read More

Fire Department asks citizens to pray after catastrophic tornado hits Jefferson City, Missouri
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Fire Department asks citizens to pray after catastrophic tornado hits Jefferson City, Missouri

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2019

Jefferson City in Missouri, was just hit by a violent tornado 2 hours ago. The Jefferson City Fire Department: tweeted ... Read More

Studying abroad will become easier by 2021
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Studying abroad will become easier by 2021

editor editor- May 21, 2019

It's a goal that many students set for their education: To study abroad. However, for many, it is a daunting ... Read More

Eiffel Tower closed, tourists evacuated after man scales Paris landmark
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Eiffel Tower closed, tourists evacuated after man scales Paris landmark

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019

The Eiffel Tower in Paris has been evacuated after a man was caught climbing up the 324 meters (1,063 ft) ... Read More

Fiery plane crash kills 1 in Colorado north of Fort Collins-Loveland Airport
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Fiery plane crash kills 1 in Colorado north of Fort Collins-Loveland Airport

editor editor- May 15, 2019

A plane crashed about a half mile from the Fort Collins-Loveland Airport in Colorado. Witnesses reported seeing smoke coming from ... Read More

Alitalia Airline rescue: All-out negotiations with Benettons
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Alitalia Airline rescue: All-out negotiations with Benettons

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

The plight of Alitalia Airline continues just as expected with negotiations for Alitalia by the Benetton Group ongoing, despite the ... Read More

Miami Air International crash in Jacksonville: Statement from Pilot Unio
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Miami Air International crash in Jacksonville: Statement from Pilot Unio

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2019

The president of the Airline Professionals Association, Teamsters Local 1224, Captain Daniel C. Wells, released the following statement regarding the Miami ... Read More

SeaWorld San Antonio opens state-of-the-art Turtle Reef habitat
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SeaWorld San Antonio opens state-of-the-art Turtle Reef habitat

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019

Today, SeaWorld San Antonio unveiled Turtle Reef, featuring a first-of-its-kind biofiltration habitat. Guests can get an up-close look at endangered ... Read More

Two Australian Heroes killed when saving a tourist from drowning
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Two Australian Heroes killed when saving a tourist from drowning

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019

Tourism and Dairy are popular in  Port Campbell, a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. The town is on the Great ... Read More

India’s Jet Airways halts all international and domestic operations
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India’s Jet Airways halts all international and domestic operations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019

One of India's major airlines, Jet Airways, has announced it is temporarily halting flight operations on Wednesday after the carrier ... Read More

Canadian tourist falls to his death from Chiang Mai zipline after safety locks brake
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Canadian tourist falls to his death from Chiang Mai zipline after safety locks brake

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2019

A visitor from Canada fell to his death from a zipline in the northern province of Chiang Mai on Saturday. ... Read More

10 tourists trapped by avalanches rescued in China’s Xinjiang
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10 tourists trapped by avalanches rescued in China’s Xinjiang

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 9, 2019

Ten people have been rescued Tuesday after being trapped by avalanches in a mountainous area in Changji, northwest China's Xinjiang ... Read More

Uganda Tourism  Chief: Kidnapped American tourist is safe – rescue completed
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Uganda Tourism Chief: Kidnapped American tourist is safe – rescue completed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 7, 2019

An excited Lily Ajarova, CEO of the Uganda Tourism Board told eTurboNews late afternoon she had very good news. " ... Read More

ADI statement on circus lion attack in Ukraine
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ADI statement on circus lion attack in Ukraine

editor editor- April 4, 2019

Animal Defenders International (ADI) has urged Ukraine and other countries without bans on the use of animals in circuses to ... 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

American Tourist Kidnapped in Uganda: African Tourism Board in action with expert Dr. Peter Tarlow
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American Tourist Kidnapped in Uganda: African Tourism Board in action with expert Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019

Not only leopards were roaming Queen Elizabeth National Park today, but criminals who kidnapped an elderly American tourist in the ... Read More

National Research Council in Canada wants to improve air passenger experience
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National Research Council in Canada wants to improve air passenger experience

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019

From visiting friends and family to getting goods to market, Canadians, tourists, and businesses rely on a safe, secure aviation ... Read More

Nepal Tourism Board CEO: Tourists not affected in deadly storm in remote southern plains
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Nepal Tourism Board CEO: Tourists not affected in deadly storm in remote southern plains

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019

Tourists in Nepal are not affected in today's deadly storm. The Nepal Prime minister KP Sharma Oli expressed his condolences in ... Read More

WTTC 19th Global Summit final program: Changemakers including President Obama meet in Seville
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WTTC 19th Global Summit final program: Changemakers including President Obama meet in Seville

mm Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- March 31, 2019

The World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) will be heading to Seville, Spain this week to attend the  19th Global ... Read More

Viking Sky cruise ship safely towed to Norwegian port, 643 passengers rescued, 20 hospitalized
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Viking Sky cruise ship safely towed to Norwegian port, 643 passengers rescued, 20 hospitalized

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 24, 2019

A luxury Viking Sun cruise ship that was left floating due to engine failure and nearly crashed into the rocks ... Read More