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Flight disruptions and aviation chaos to continue in 2019

Flight disruptions and aviation chaos to continue in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 18:15 0

2018 turned out to be a very disruptive year for the aviation and travel industry when, for the first time, over 10 million passengers were ... Read More

German authorities cancels all Iranian Mahan Air flights

German authorities cancels all Iranian Mahan Air flights

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2019 09:45 0

There are no more flights from Iran to Germany on Mahan Air at this time. Mahan Airlines, operating under the name Mahan Air is a privately ... Read More

Marriott trains 500,000 hotel workers to recognize the signs of human trafficking

Marriott trains 500,000 hotel workers to recognize the signs of human trafficking

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019 18:15 1

Marriott International today announced that, as of this month, it has successfully trained 500,000 hotel workers to spot the signs of human trafficking in its ... Read More

Hilton has to pay $21 million for civil rights violation, but remains a welcoming place

Hilton has to pay $21 million for civil rights violation, but remains a welcoming place

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019 08:28 0

Towering over Brickell Avenue, Conrad Miami offers the ultimate in luxury accommodations, a serene rooftop pool, sprawling vistas of the bay, and easy access to ... Read More

New Hard Rock Resort concept unveiled in Japan

New Hard Rock Resort concept unveiled in Japan

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019 18:25 0

Jim Allen, chairman and CEO of Hard Rock International, revealed a full-scale model of Hard Rock Japan's World-Class Entertainment Resort concept during Hokkaido's Integrated Resort ... Read More

Historic Montana guest ranch welcomes new GM

Historic Montana guest ranch welcomes new GM

editor editor- January 10, 2019 21:04 0

Montana guest ranch carries on Proud Traditions Of Western Hospitality, Pioneering Women with new GM. Read More

Negresco Hotel in France bids farewell to 96-year-old CEO Jeanne Augier

Negresco Hotel in France bids farewell to 96-year-old CEO Jeanne Augier

editor editor- January 10, 2019 02:50 0

The board of directors and all of the employees of the Negresco Hotel in Nice, France, are extremely sad to announce the passing of Jeanne ... Read More

Brazil president: I’d rather have a dead son than a gay son

Brazil president: I’d rather have a dead son than a gay son

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 4, 2019 06:08 0

Rio may no longer be a pink destination. How will the future of the traveling #LGBTQ world change if they took a stance against growing ... Read More

NY court protects Airbnb and Homeaway from customer data violation

NY court protects Airbnb and Homeaway from customer data violation

editor editor- January 4, 2019 00:40 0

A home-sharing platform has at least two very good reasons to keep host and guest information private, whether as to these users’ identities, contact information, ... Read More

Sri Lanka Political Turmoil to blame of tourism arrival shortfall

Sri Lanka Political Turmoil to blame of tourism arrival shortfall

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 2, 2019 08:05 0

Sri Lanka did not reach its 2018 target in tourism arrivals Sri Lanka Tourism Development Minister John Amaratunga blamed the political challenge in October. Read More

Italy to the Vatican: Politics cannot leave room for Nationalisms and Wars

Italy to the Vatican: Politics cannot leave room for Nationalisms and Wars

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- January 1, 2019 21:11 0

The President of the Italian Republic Mattarella has a New Year's message and a message for the World Day of Peace for Pope  Francis and ... Read More

US quits UNESCO

US quits UNESCO

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 1, 2019 17:20 0

The United States has withdrawn from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), citing "anti-Israel bias" persisting within the UN agency. The US ... Read More

Human Rights Violation in New Zealand against Foreign Tourists?

Human Rights Violation in New Zealand against Foreign Tourists?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018 02:27 0

In Hawaii, they call it Kamaaina Rates, in Indonesia hotel rates for locals, are highly discounted, but in New Zealand, such advantages are human rights ... Read More

American Hotel & Lodging Association welcomes Washington State Appeals Court ruling

American Hotel & Lodging Association welcomes Washington State Appeals Court ruling

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 26, 2018 20:03 0

The Washington State Court of Appeals on Monday invalidated Seattle Initiative 124, a ballot measure passed in 2016 affecting hotel employees and guests. In American ... Read More

Sexual Exploitation of Children through tourism:  ECPAT has a message for the holidays

Sexual Exploitation of Children through tourism: ECPAT has a message for the holidays

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018 11:15 0

Revenge porn or sexual extortion are only some of the problem Japan has to deal with when protecting children. Bangkok based ECPAT International is actively ... Read More

Thailand Tourism Safety Image in question?

Thailand Tourism Safety Image in question?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018 10:53 0

A conflict between FIFA, Australia, and Bahrain on a human rights and an asylum case for involving a pro football star Hakeem AlAraibi wanted by ... Read More

Republic Airways orders 100 Embraer E175 jets

Republic Airways orders 100 Embraer E175 jets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018 18:22 0

Embraer and Republic Airways, the world's largest E-Jet operator, have signed a contract for a firm order of 100 E175 jets. This agreement was announced ... Read More

African American travel: $63 billion opportunity

African American travel: $63 billion opportunity

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018 15:44 0

The second study in a series documenting the impact of African American travelers demonstrates their growing contribution to the United States travel and tourism economy ... Read More

Reason to celebrate: Skål International USA

Reason to celebrate: Skål International USA

editor editor- December 19, 2018 21:58 0

SKÅL International USA is currently the largest National Committee within Skål International with 2,000 members and 50 clubs nationwide. And the organization has reason to ... Read More

Air Kiribati splurges $243 million on new planes

Air Kiribati splurges $243 million on new planes

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 18, 2018 23:05 0

Embraer has announced the signing of a contract with the Government of Kiribati, in partnership with their national airline, Air Kiribati, for two firm orders ... Read More

UNIGLOBE recognizes top-performing member TMCs worldwide

UNIGLOBE recognizes top-performing member TMCs worldwide

editor editor- December 14, 2018 11:43 0

Uniglobe Travel International has awarded 2019 UNIGLOBE Chairman’s Circle status to 23 Travel Management Companies Read More

Revealed: Most popular and disrupted flight routes for Christmas week

Revealed: Most popular and disrupted flight routes for Christmas week

editor editor- December 13, 2018 13:25 0

The most popular and disrupted flight routes from 2017, and the worst day to fly. Read More

AIRBNB supports limiting short-term rentals in Los Angeles – not true!

AIRBNB supports limiting short-term rentals in Los Angeles – not true!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 12, 2018 09:24 2

Los Angeles now joins the growing list of other major U.S. cities, including New York, Washington, D.C., Boston and San Francisco, that have stepped up ... Read More

Qatar Airways applauds the draw for 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup

Qatar Airways applauds the draw for 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2018 06:05 0

Qatar Airways was pleased to be a part of the exciting draw for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, which took place on Saturday 8 ... Read More

Air Austral announces new flights from Reunion to Madagascar

Air Austral announces new flights from Reunion to Madagascar

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- December 10, 2018 17:03 0

The partnership between Reunion’s home airline Air Austral – a French registered airline – and Air Madagascar has been filled with yet more life Read More

What Marriott told victims of massive security crime? Transcript of an email to hotel guests

What Marriott told victims of massive security crime? Transcript of an email to hotel guests

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 9, 2018 14:49 1

A massive database breach was reported by Marriott Hotels and Resorts at their Starwood brand on November 30. In the meantime, Marriott Security procedures had ... Read More

The 10 commandments of air travel

The 10 commandments of air travel

editor editor- December 7, 2018 13:27 2

Delays, cancellations and destroyed travel plans: 2018 has been one of the worst years in terms of flight disruptions. Read More

Young Balule Elephant shot  13 times before horrified visitors

Young Balule Elephant shot 13 times before horrified visitors

editor editor- December 5, 2018 01:05 1

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

New Havana LGBTQ Pride Celebration Tour marks historic changes to Cuban constitution

New Havana LGBTQ Pride Celebration Tour marks historic changes to Cuban constitution

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2018 10:15 0

A Miami-based travel agency specializing in customized experiences of Cuba, is launching an exciting new tour for 2019: the Havana LGBTQ Pride Celebration tour. The ... Read More

The new Secretary General of UNWTO: Will tourism continue for the economy or ecology?

The new Secretary General of UNWTO: Will tourism continue for the economy or ecology?

Fernando Zornitta Fernando Zornitta- May 12, 2017 23:53 1

An eTN reader submitted his interesting take on the new Secretary General of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). Among the slice of the ... Read More

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