Tag: Rio

Tear gas and burning tires in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo as Brazilians begin general strike
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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

Brazil’s GOL launches flights to Cabo Frio in the state of Rio de Janeiro
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Brazil’s GOL launches flights to Cabo Frio in the state of Rio de Janeiro

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A., Brazil's domestic airline, announces the expansion of its flight operations to the city of Cabo ... Read More

Carnival Corporation: Panama Canal sailings
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Carnival Corporation: Panama Canal sailings

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 12, 2019

Carnival Corporation brands have 26 ships and over 70 voyages scheduled to sail tourists to the Panama Canal. Six of ... Read More

Qatar Airways celebrates opening of FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019
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Qatar Airways celebrates opening of FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 8, 2019

Qatar Airways, the Official Partner and Official Airline of FIFA, was delighted and honoured to have played a full part ... Read More

Wines and sunsets: New train excursion in Colorado
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Wines and sunsets: New train excursion in Colorado

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

 Travelers visiting the Alamosa area have a new option for a Friday or Saturday night activity: wine, food, history, scenery, ... Read More

Puerto Rico Tourism hungry for good news: Today best news in 8 years
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Puerto Rico Tourism hungry for good news: Today best news in 8 years

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 5, 2019

Puerto Rico is hungry for good news after the island's tourism industry came to an all-time low after a devastating ... Read More

Mexican Caribbean revolutionizes tourism through sustainable initiatives
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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

Chinese CRRC exports Railway Vehicles for over 12 billion US Dollars
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Chinese CRRC exports Railway Vehicles for over 12 billion US Dollars

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2019

For decades, Chinese rail giant CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles has been working on the way to go global. With CRRC ... Read More

Are some cops in Brazil killers? Deadly massacre leave 11 dead in Wanda’s bar
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Are some cops in Brazil killers? Deadly massacre leave 11 dead in Wanda’s bar

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019

Parts of Brazil are dangerous to visit, among them Belem the capital city of the State of Para. Despite other ... Read More

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow
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SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019

The recently concluded 26th International Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas celebrated over a quarter Century of Tourism Safety and ... Read More

Emirates announces codeshare partnership with LATAM Airlines Brazil on 17 Brazilian routes
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Emirates announces codeshare partnership with LATAM Airlines Brazil on 17 Brazilian routes

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 2, 2019

Emirates has announced a new codeshare partnership agreement with LATAM Airlines Brazil covering domestic services in Brazil, providing greater choice ... Read More

$3.6 billion airport redevelopment and new convention hotel in Salt Lake
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$3.6 billion airport redevelopment and new convention hotel in Salt Lake

editor editor- April 23, 2019

Salt Lake City in the state of Utah in the US is booming, with projects like the $3.6 billion redevelopment ... Read More

Visa waiver leads to spike in bookings to Brazil
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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 safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism
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How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019

African Tourism Board, (ATB)  has travel and security on its top agenda when attracting visitors to the continent. At the upcoming ... Read More

Tourism for Tomorrow Awards: WTTC makes the 2019 announcement
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Tourism for Tomorrow Awards: WTTC makes the 2019 announcement

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is delighted to announce the 2019 leaders in sustainable tourism at the Tourism ... Read More

African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors
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African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors

editor editor- March 25, 2019

The official launch of the newly-founded African Tourism Board is only two weeks away, and the U.S.-based interim Chairman Juergen ... Read More

Brazil’s former president Michel Temer arrested
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Brazil’s former president Michel Temer arrested

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

Brazil’s former president Michel Temer has been arrested as part of a sweeping anti-corruption probe, media reports say. Temer took ... Read More

“Plan For Our Kids” and “African Earth Lung” to launch at WTM Africa
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“Plan For Our Kids” and “African Earth Lung” to launch at WTM Africa

editor editor- March 19, 2019

eTN Publisher Juergen Steinmetz talks to Professor Geoffrey Lipman Co-Founder of SUNx - STRONG Universal Network, about the development of ... Read More

Brazil announces visa-free entry for US, Canadian, Australian, and Japanese citizens
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Brazil announces visa-free entry for US, Canadian, Australian, and Japanese citizens

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2019

Brazil is open for you! The Brazilian Government announced that Brazil would allow visa-free entry for citizens of The United ... Read More

Deadly Tropical Cyclone spreads disaster in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe
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Deadly Tropical Cyclone spreads disaster in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2019

Mozambique and Malawi had been hit by tropical Cyclone Idai killing more than a hundred people.  The storm made landfall ... Read More

10 people killed, dozens wounded in school shooting in Sao Paulo, Brazil
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10 people killed, dozens wounded in school shooting in Sao Paulo, Brazil

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

At least 10 people were killed in a school shooting in Brazil’s Sao Paulo state, law enforcement has confirmed. The ... Read More

2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city
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2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

Trade tensions and populist undercurrents continue to dominate the global economic climate. Combined with the threat of stringent and inconsistent ... Read More

Beating the winter blues in Puerto Vallarta
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Beating the winter blues in Puerto Vallarta

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019

There’s no shame in looking for a sun-and-beach getaway in Puerto Vallarta and, with a comfortable 70-75 degrees average temperature ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board, joined by trade partners and airlines, promote Seychelles in key Brazilian cities
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Seychelles Tourism Board, joined by trade partners and airlines, promote Seychelles in key Brazilian cities

editor editor- February 27, 2019

Seychelles’ visibility in Brazil received an added boost last week as a result of the Seychelles roadshow, organized annually in ... Read More

Brazilian Carnivals: What, when, where and how
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Brazilian Carnivals: What, when, where and how

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019

1. Is there just one ‘carnival’ or are there several? Where are they? Carnival is a holiday in Brazil – ... Read More

Best hotels in the world named
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Best hotels in the world named

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019

The 14th annual It List, a selection of the best new and renovated hotels in the world, was released today. ... Read More

Alitalia airline: Of back doors and scoundrels?
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Alitalia airline: Of back doors and scoundrels?

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 22, 2019

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economic Development, Luigi Di Maio, meeting the unions at Mise, (Ministry of Economic Development) ... Read More

First “hetero-friendly” hotel opens in Italy
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First “hetero-friendly” hotel opens in Italy

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 21, 2019

Axel Hotels Group is the first "hetero-friendly" hotel to open in Italy. It is a new project that is part ... Read More

World Travel and Tourism Council announces 2019 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards finalists
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World Travel and Tourism Council announces 2019 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards finalists

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) is delighted to announce the 15 finalists for its 2019 Tourism for Tomorrow ... Read More

Dubai Runway Closure: Emirates adjusts schedule
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Dubai Runway Closure: Emirates adjusts schedule

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2019

Emirates has announced adjustments to its operational schedules in 2019 to minimise the impact of the closure of Dubai International ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 4, 2019

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

World’s priciest New Year’s Eve destinations revealed
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World’s priciest New Year’s Eve destinations revealed

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 22, 2018

Miami Beach is the most expensive destination in the world for accommodation on New Year's Eve this year, according to ... Read More

Security expert takes on Rio tourism safety
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Security expert takes on Rio tourism safety

editor editor- December 21, 2018

The security and safety of the bustling city of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil is a hot topic these days. Read More

The cities where nightlife is thriving, and where it’s dying
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The cities where nightlife is thriving, and where it’s dying

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2018

New research, launched by Traveloka, reveals the world’s best and worst cities for nightlife. In many cities around the world, ... Read More

Ibiza’s new luxury hotel inspired by Coco Chanel
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Ibiza’s new luxury hotel inspired by Coco Chanel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2018

BLESS Collection Hotels announces the launch of BLESS Hotel Ibiza, the second property from the new luxury brand. The hotel ... Read More

From Jerusalem to Rio de Janeiro: From a celebration of the profound  the frivolous and superficial
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From Jerusalem to Rio de Janeiro: From a celebration of the profound the frivolous and superficial

mm Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- December 19, 2018

Tourism in Jerusalem and tourism in Rio de Janeiro is similar and very different. Dr. Peter Tarlow reports from Rio ... Read More

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