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Homosexuality is a sin: South Korea’s Gay Pride Festival
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Homosexuality is a sin: South Korea’s Gay Pride Festival

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2019

Thousands of members of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community from Korea mixed with tourists from around Asia and ... Read More

Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way
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Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way

editor editor- May 30, 2019

U.S. Travel advisories against Kenya should be increased. This is the demand by leaders of the LGBT Community to the ... Read More

Trend setter for tourism to enter the European Parliament: The best Tourism Minister of the World Elena Kountoura
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Trend setter for tourism to enter the European Parliament: The best Tourism Minister of the World Elena Kountoura

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

The European Parliament is about to say yes to travel and tourism, and after today's election, new trends may be ... 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

London Heathrow recorded its busiest ever April as the Easter getaway
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London Heathrow recorded its busiest ever April as the Easter getaway

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2019

Heathrow recorded its busiest ever April as the Easter getaway sent passenger numbers soaring, securing the airport its 30th month ... Read More

Ugandan judge okays destruction of natural forest for sugarcane plantation
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Ugandan judge okays destruction of natural forest for sugarcane plantation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019

In December of last year, Judge Albert Rugadya Atwooki stepped down from the case between Natinal Forestry Authority (NFA) and ... Read More

Tanzanian media mogul and philanthropist passes away
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Tanzanian media mogul and philanthropist passes away

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- May 2, 2019

Tanzanian billionaire, philanthropist and media mogul, Reginald Mengi, has passed away Wednesday night in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Aged 75, ... Read More

Heathrow ‘delighted’ with judicial review outcome
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Heathrow ‘delighted’ with judicial review outcome

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019

Commenting on today's High Court ruling on the expansion judicial review claims, a Heathrow spokesperson said: “We are delighted with ... Read More

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

LGBT Hawaii supports Lesbian Tourist and today’s U.S. Supreme Court Ruling
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LGBT Hawaii supports Lesbian Tourist and today’s U.S. Supreme Court Ruling

Scott Foster Scott Foster- March 19, 2019

LGBT Hawaii thanked lesbian couple Diane Cervelli and Taeko Bufford from California for standing up for what is decent and right. ... Read More

City of Santa Monica prevails against Airbnb and HomeAway in court
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City of Santa Monica prevails against Airbnb and HomeAway in court

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals today affirmed the City of Santa Monica's Home-Sharing Ordinance in the face of a ... Read More

Italian government to decide Turin-Lyon high-speed rail’s fate ‘by Friday’
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Italian government to decide Turin-Lyon high-speed rail’s fate ‘by Friday’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019

Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has said the government expected to take a decision by Friday over an Italy-France high-speed ... Read More

Tanzania jails Chinese national for ivory trafficking
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Tanzania jails Chinese national for ivory trafficking

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019

Tanzanian Resident Magistrate sentenced a Chinese national to 15 years in prison today for trafficking of elephant tusks, which prosecutors ... Read More

Trump declares national emergency to circumvent Congress, get money for his pet project
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Trump declares national emergency to circumvent Congress, get money for his pet project

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019

In an attempt to build his long-promised 'border wall' without congressional approval, President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency. ... Read More

End of skiplagging? Lufthansa suing passenger for ditching last leg of flight
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End of skiplagging? Lufthansa suing passenger for ditching last leg of flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019

One of Europe’s major airlines and the largest one in Germany wants to recoup lost profits by taking a customer ... Read More

Al-Qaeda terrorists attack hotel in Nairobi, Kenya, fatalities reported
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Al-Qaeda terrorists attack hotel in Nairobi, Kenya, fatalities reported

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019

A hotel and office complex in an upscale area of the Kenyan capital Nairobi were hit by two explosions earlier ... Read More

Illegal: Uber banned in Brussels
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Illegal: Uber banned in Brussels

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 3, 2019

A Belgian commercial court has declared Uber illegal in Brussels. The Dutch-speaking tribunal of Commerce sided with local taxi companies ... Read More

American Samoa Talofa Airways ready to add Manu Island
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American Samoa Talofa Airways ready to add Manu Island

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 28, 2018

American Samoa's Talofa Airways is planning to add Manu' island to their network. This is possible after a second aircraft ... Read More

American Hotel & Lodging Association welcomes Washington State Appeals Court ruling
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American Hotel & Lodging Association welcomes Washington State Appeals Court ruling

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 26, 2018

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

China says No to Christmas, but Yes to tourism
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China says No to Christmas, but Yes to tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018

A fascinating country to visit is China unless you're Christian and want to celebrate Christmas Chinese style. This may be ... Read More

Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?
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Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 2, 2018

Foreign tourist should leave Zimbabwe. After a violent crackdown Tuesday night, a scary calm is returning to portions of Zimbabwe ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism follows LGBT Hawaii suggestion, releases study on Taiwan and Japan
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Hawaii Tourism follows LGBT Hawaii suggestion, releases study on Taiwan and Japan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 27, 2017

The studies on Japan and Taiwan provide valuable information from survey respondents in each country that Hawaii tourism industry partners ... Read More

Authentic Polynesia with three kings ruling a French territory on the Blue Continent
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Authentic Polynesia with three kings ruling a French territory on the Blue Continent

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 29, 2016

eTN this week attended FESTPAC hosted on the U.S. West Pacific island of Guam. It's a festival of cultures and ... Read More

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Court affirms decision for online travel companies in occupancy tax dispute

editor editor- October 28, 2011

WASHINGTON - The Texas 14th Court of Appeals yesterday affirmed that online travel companies (OTCs) pay all of the taxes ... Read More

US court upholds ban on imports of polar bear trophies
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US court upholds ban on imports of polar bear trophies

editor editor- October 18, 2011

WASHINGTON - Today the U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia ruled that importing polar bear trophies to the ... Read More

US Air and Delta to appeal DOT ruling
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US Air and Delta to appeal DOT ruling

editor editor- May 6, 2010

US Airways and Delta Airlines say they will appeal a ruling by the Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation ... Read More

Judge: No $21.3M from online travel companies for Anaheim
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Judge: No $21.3M from online travel companies for Anaheim

editor editor- February 3, 2010

ANAHEIM – A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has overturned an earlier ruling that would have given Anaheim $21.3 million ... Read More

Virgin America’s US citizenship challenge struck down by regulators
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Virgin America’s US citizenship challenge struck down by regulators

editor editor- January 12, 2010

NEW YORK - In a blow to rival low-cost airlines, transportation regulators have ruled that Virgin America Inc., the offshoot ... Read More

Court rules in favor of American Airlines skycaps
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Court rules in favor of American Airlines skycaps

editor editor- August 5, 2009

BOSTON — Massachusetts' highest court ruled in favor Tuesday of a group of American Airlines skycaps who won more than ... Read More

Court rules against travel sites
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Court rules against travel sites

editor editor- June 17, 2009

The Georgia Supreme Court on Monday handed the city of Columbus an important victory in a high-stakes lawsuit against online ... Read More

Precedent-setting ruling against online travel companies
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Precedent-setting ruling against online travel companies

editor editor- February 19, 2009

ANAHEIM, CA - After years of underpaying transient occupancy taxes on hotel rooms, the nation's top online travel companies are ... Read More

ASTA plays active role in Florida Sellers of Travel Law victory
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ASTA plays active role in Florida Sellers of Travel Law victory

editor editor- October 2, 2008

ALEXANDRIA, VA - ASTA claims victory in its efforts to block recent amendments to the Florida Sellers of Travel Law, ... Read More

EU court rules against Greece in airline case
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EU court rules against Greece in airline case

editor editor- February 15, 2008

BRUSSELS/ATHENS - Greece failed to comply with a European Commission decision that aid to Greek carrier Olympic Airlines was illegal ... Read More

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