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Air Seychelles goes tit for tat with Air Mauritius
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Air Seychelles goes tit for tat with Air Mauritius

mm Alain St.Ange- June 12, 2019

As soon as Air Mauritius confirmed it would begin flights between the Mauritius capital of Port Louis and Mahe in ... Read More

Re-defining “undocumented”: TSA allows illegal immigrants board flights without any ID
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Re-defining “undocumented”: TSA allows illegal immigrants board flights without any ID

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

US Transportation Security Administration has brought a new meaning to the term "undocumented" by permitting illegal aliens to fly domestically, ... Read More

IATA forecast for global aviation in 2019 is not so good for reasons listed
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IATA forecast for global aviation in 2019 is not so good for reasons listed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a downgrade of its 2019 outlook for the global air transport industry to ... Read More

At least two people dead, many injured in Virginia Beach municipal building shooting
Travel Safety & Emergencies

At least two people dead, many injured in Virginia Beach municipal building shooting

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

First responders and police have responded to reports of an active shooter at a municipal building in Virginia Beach - ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett lauds Seaga as icon, champion of the people
People in Travel & Tourism

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett lauds Seaga as icon, champion of the people

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has lauded the work of former Prime Minister, the Most Hon Edward Phillip George ... Read More

Hotel History: “Keyed-up executives unwind at Sheraton”
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Hotel History: “Keyed-up executives unwind at Sheraton”

editor editor- May 18, 2019

In 1965, the Sheraton Corporation of America, under the leadership of President Ernest Henderson, created a brilliant advertising campaign: “Keyed-up ... Read More

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

UNWTO hopes to work with African Tourism Board
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UNWTO hopes to work with African Tourism Board

editor editor- May 15, 2019

African Tourism Board (ATB) Vice President Cuthbert Ncube recently joined ATB from the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), where he ... Read More

Travel to Brunei is safe: No stoning to death for gay visitors may not apply to lesbians
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Travel to Brunei is safe: No stoning to death for gay visitors may not apply to lesbians

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 7, 2019

The Trump Administration refused to issue a travel advisory against Brunei, even though the country is in violation of international ... Read More

MGM Resort Las Vegas Visitor Warning: Don’t drink the Smart Water !
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MGM Resort Las Vegas Visitor Warning: Don’t drink the Smart Water !

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2019

MGM Hotels and Resorts are setting trends for Las Vegas biggest industry: The travel, tourism, and the gambling industry. When ... Read More

Eurovision Song Contest in Israel: A terror target for Islamic Jihads?
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Eurovision Song Contest in Israel: A terror target for Islamic Jihads?

The Media Line The Media Line- May 5, 2019

The Eurovision Song Contest, a massively popular annual competition, a major travel and tourism event, is set to take place ... Read More

Famous Delhi holy site bans tourists after ‘vulgar’ dancing video goes viral
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Famous Delhi holy site bans tourists after ‘vulgar’ dancing video goes viral

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 4, 2019

The Jama Masjid mosque has banned tourists after a viral video emerged of girls dancing inside the famous Delhi holy ... Read More

New Visitor Experience: 90-minute Frankfurt airport tour
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New Visitor Experience: 90-minute Frankfurt airport tour

editor editor- May 3, 2019

The future Terminal 3 at Frankfurt Airport is one of the largest privately funded construction projects under way in Europe. ... Read More

Lufthansa makes dedicated staff look bad: The eTN Hero is Patricia Dzai of Swissport Johannesburg
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Lufthansa makes dedicated staff look bad: The eTN Hero is Patricia Dzai of Swissport Johannesburg

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2019

"My personal hero today is Ms. Patricia Dzai. Patricia works for Swissport in Johannesburg, South Africa," said eTN Publisher Juergen ... Read More

Barbican beefs up sales team
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Barbican beefs up sales team

editor editor- April 24, 2019

The Barbican, a conference and international arts venue located in London, has appointed Jenny Waller as head of sales. The ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 23, 2019

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

IndiGo airline under safety audit by India’s civil aviation regulator
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IndiGo airline under safety audit by India’s civil aviation regulator

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019

India's civil aviation regulator will conduct a special safety audit of the low-cost carrier IndiGo following concerns about the snag-ridden ... Read More

Tour helicopter crash lands in Oahu’s Sacred Falls Valley
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Tour helicopter crash lands in Oahu’s Sacred Falls Valley

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019

Honolulu rescuers have received a call of a downed tour helicopter shortly after 11:30 Tuesday morning. Six units including the ... Read More

A Japanese castle, Sanjuro the cat, and a remarkable recovery in tourism
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A Japanese castle, Sanjuro the cat, and a remarkable recovery in tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 7, 2019

Bitchū Matsuyama Castle, also known as Takahashi Castle, is a castle located in Takahashi, Okayama Prefecture, Japan. It is not ... Read More

WTTC Summit 2019 Seville: The Untold Story
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WTTC Summit 2019 Seville: The Untold Story

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 7, 2019

The World Travel and Tourism Council just finished their annual summit 2019 in the Spanish City of Seville last Friday. A ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines has a statement on preliminary crash report
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Ethiopian Airlines has a statement on preliminary crash report

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines had a tragic year so far, but it appears without fault to the carrier. The preliminary report about ... Read More

Himalaya Airlines new service Kathmandu to Nepal is good news for tourism
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Himalaya Airlines new service Kathmandu to Nepal is good news for tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019

Himalaya Airlines’ inaugural flight from Kathmandu, Nepal Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM), landed in Abu Dhabi on Sunday, 31st March. Himalaya ... Read More

US Advisory for Democratic Republic of Congo: Reconsider travel
Travel Safety & Emergencies

US Advisory for Democratic Republic of Congo: Reconsider travel

editor editor- March 22, 2019

The US Department of State has issued a travel advisory for the Democratic Republic of Congo advising that travel be ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines stops attempt to confuse Boeing Max 8 investigation
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Ethiopian Airlines stops attempt to confuse Boeing Max 8 investigation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 22, 2019

Are larger powers or Boeing behind a report published by the Washington Post based on something that happened in 2015 ... Read More

Yale, Columbia, UCLA, UC Berkeley: Trump’s trade wars cost US economy $7.8 billion in 2018
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

Yale, Columbia, UCLA, UC Berkeley: Trump’s trade wars cost US economy $7.8 billion in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 16, 2019

America’s trade war resulted in $7.8 billion in losses for the nation’s economy, while the subsequent higher costs of imports ... Read More

Double Deadly Terror Attack in New Zealand: “There is blood everywhere”
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Double Deadly Terror Attack in New Zealand: “There is blood everywhere”

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2019

"I'm still in shock at the news coming from Christchurch today. To any Muslims, both in New Zealand and around ... Read More

ICTP meets on the sidelines of ITB in Berlin
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ICTP meets on the sidelines of ITB in Berlin

mm Alain St.Ange- March 12, 2019

Three of the four founding members of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) - Juergen Steinmetz, Alain St.Ange, and ... Read More

Bahamas Ministry of Tourism response to U.S. Travel Advisory
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Bahamas Ministry of Tourism response to U.S. Travel Advisory

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 3, 2019

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation is aware of the recent update to the U.S. Travel Advisory for The ... Read More

Guam Tourism controlled by United Airlines and Kim Jong-un
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Guam Tourism controlled by United Airlines and Kim Jong-un

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 26, 2017

Yesterday, I traveled on a United Airlines flight from Shanghai to Guam. The plane was almost empty, perhaps 15 passengers ... Read More