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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

Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities

Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka- June 11, 2019

The Rapid Response Team by Safertourism reached out to Sri Lanka tourism authorities including the minister of tourism and industry ... Read More

Yichun: Picturesque city reveals its rich tourism resources

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

The annual event Jiangxi Tourism Industry Development Conference opened in Yichun City, Jiangxi province of China on June 5. It ... Read More

World Travel Awards 2019: Complete list of winners for Africa & the Indian Ocean

mm Alain St.Ange- June 4, 2019

The World Travel Awards took place in Mauritius. Businesses from all over Africa were competing to be the best of ... Read More

Equatorial Guinea Tourism: A 5 Star Sofitel Resort, but where are the visitors ?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

There is not much known about tourism opportunities in Equatorial Guinea. The country is known as a notoriously closed country ... Read More

Embraer Praetor 600 now triple-certified by EASA and FAA

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

Embraer announced today that the company's new Praetor 600 super-midsize business jet was granted its Type Certificate by EASA (European ... Read More

Bugoma Forest must remain, says Uganda’s President, but conservationists not celebrating just yet

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- May 18, 2019

Following a sustained campaign over a court ruling to lease Bugoma Forest to Hoima Sugar Works last month, Uganda President ... Read More

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

Air New Zealand contributes $1 million to native forestry offsets

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019

Air New Zealand and its customers have purchased more than NZD$1 million worth of carbon offsets from permanent New Zealand ... Read More

United Airlines announces first-ever nonstop New York/Newark-Cape Town service

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019

United Airlines today announced tickets are now available for purchase for the first-ever nonstop service by a U.S. carrier between ... Read More

Visa waiver leads to spike in bookings to Brazil

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019

Brazil’s visa waiver policy announced in March is already generating positive results. Recent data from a study done by Amadeus ... Read More

How Emirates is supporting and preserving biodiversity

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019

Taking its environmental responsibilities seriously and championing wildlife conservation across different corners of the planet, the Emirates Group is playing ... Read More

Drink like a New Yorker

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- April 20, 2019

If you live in New York, work in New York or are doing business in New York – there is ... Read More

United Airlines plans nonstop service between New York/Newark and Cape Town

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019

United Airlines today applied with the U.S. Department of Transportation for authority to begin new service between New York/Newark Liberty ... Read More

African Game Rangers: Key conservation tourism partners in stress

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 6, 2019

Wildlife is the leading tourist attraction and source of tourist revenue in Africa other than rich historical and cultural heritage ... Read More

Ghana Tourism over Mining? Should Atewa Forest Reserve be a National Park?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 31, 2019

In Ghana, a Rocha Ghana and Concerned Citizens of Atewa Landscape (CCLA), both non-governmental organizations (NGOs), have urged the government ... Read More

The Kingdom of Eswatini Tourism Authority Teams up with African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 31, 2019

The Kingdom of Eswatini, formerly known as Swaziland joined the African Tourism Board as its latest member. The Honorable Minister ... Read More

Brunei Travel: Ready to be stoned to death? How will WTTC and UNWTO respond?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 30, 2019

Brunei is becoming a deadly place to visit starting April 3, specially if you are member of the LGBT Community. ... Read More

Young elephant shot 13 times: Tourists watched in horror

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- March 27, 2019

Balule Associated Nature Reserve has justified the killing of a young elephant bull in front of tourists as an 'act ... Read More

Marriott International appoints new member to Board of Directors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

The Board of Directors of Marriott International, Inc. said today it has appointed Margaret M. McCarthy, Executive Vice President at ... Read More

Chinese outbound tourists’ favorite activities ranked

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019

While their non-Chinese counterparts trotted along the desert of Egypt, transporting themselves to the ancient days where Pharaohs ruled, the ... Read More

Ebix offers to buy India’s largest corporate travel exchange

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019

Ebix, Inc. today announced that it has sent a letter to the Board of Yatra Online, Inc., outlining its offer ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism: Nature reserve landing fees seen as apartheid tourism

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- March 3, 2019

In Seychelles, recent increased of landing fees for nature reserve islands is being seen by the Praslin Islanders dependant on ... Read More

Tourism KZN to lobby for more conferences at Meetings Africa

mm Alain St.Ange- February 25, 2019

The new drive by KwaZulu Natal to go after more meetings and incentive tourism is good news for South African ... Read More

Destination Seychelles receives exposure at ‘Le salon de Vacances’ fair in Belgium

editor editor- February 19, 2019

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB), alongside some trade partners, represented destination Seychelles in Belgium during a holiday fair held from ... Read More

Thailand visa on arrival makes travel to the country smoother

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019

The Thailand visa on arrival online or Thai eVOA was launched in November 2018 to make it easier for foreign ... Read More

South Asia Tourism finds prominent footing in world economy

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 24, 2019

A just-released UN report, provides facts and figures to show the importance of South Asia Tourism. Read More

Jordan ‘rejects’ Israel’s Ramon Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019

The head of the Jordan's Civil Aviation Regulatory Commission, Haitham Misto, said on Monday, that opening of Israel's new international ... Read More

The Holy See and Venezuelan bishops work together to help population

editor editor- January 16, 2019

The Holy See and the Bishops of the country continue to work together to help the Venezuelan people Read More

Caribbean Tourism leader partners with FITUR 2019

editor editor- December 28, 2018

The country, a tourism leader in the Caribbean, with 6.2 million tourists in 2017, will have a large showcase to ... Read More

A bat which looks like actor Lance Bass in Greater Mekong Region

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- December 13, 2018

A bat which looks like singer/actor Lance Bass, a gibbon named for Luke Skywalker, and a toad which seems to ... Read More

Airlines for America Forecasts Busy Air Travel this Holiday Season

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 10, 2018

Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today projected that 45.7 million passengers will ... Read More

Young Balule Elephant shot 13 times before horrified visitors

editor editor- December 5, 2018

Just as the furore about the trophy hunting of the pride male named Skye began abating, another incident has highlighted ... Read More

Guam issues request for proposals for tourism marketing representation in Korea

editor editor- August 3, 2018

The Guam Visitors Bureau issued a Request for Proposal from marketing companies to act as the tourism marekting rep for ... Read More

Interested in representing Guam Visitors Bureau in Hong Kong or Taiwan?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 25, 2018

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB), a public, non-stock, non-profit membership corporation, issues this Request for Proposal (“RFP”) soliciting proposals from ... Read More