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Why tourists are not in danger after confirmed Ebola case in Uganda
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Why tourists are not in danger after confirmed Ebola case in Uganda

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 12, 2019

There is no threat for tourists traveling currently in Uganda. Future visitors planning a trip to this East African country ... Read More

Nearly 100 people killed in Mali’s Sunday massacre
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Nearly 100 people killed in Mali’s Sunday massacre

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

An overnight attack on Sunday targeting an ethnic Dogon village in Mali left 95 people dead, local mayor Moulaye Guindo ... Read More

IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards announced winners
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IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards announced winners

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 10, 2019

Nominations for the awards were adjudicated by a panel of four judges: Angela Gittens, Director General, Airports Council International; Gloria ... Read More

India’s new Tourism Minister vows to fulfill Modi’s vision of ‘New India’
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India’s new Tourism Minister vows to fulfill Modi’s vision of ‘New India’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Immediately after becoming India's new Tourism Minister, Prahlad Singh Patel said his ministry will work to fulfill Prime Minister Narendra ... Read More

Sierra Foothills: Wine roads of California
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Sierra Foothills: Wine roads of California

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

California has many wine regions, including some of the world's most famous destinations. But hidden among even the high-profile appellations ... Read More

Okanagan Tourism in British Columbia preparing for summer crisis management
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Okanagan Tourism in British Columbia preparing for summer crisis management

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

This tourist region in British Colombia, Canada is known as the Okanagan is a region It's known for its wineries ... Read More

Brussels by bike: European capital celebrates cycling and honors its cultural heritage
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Brussels by bike: European capital celebrates cycling and honors its cultural heritage

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

2019 is a year like no other for Brussels. This year Brussels is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first ... Read More

National Tourism Authority Kiribati appoints new Chair: Kiribati is for travelers!
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National Tourism Authority Kiribati appoints new Chair: Kiribati is for travelers!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2019

Danial Rochford was appointed as the  inaugural Chairperson of the new National Tourism Authority in Kiribati He said in a ... Read More

UNWTO Secretary-General on official visit to Italy, deepening  partnership
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UNWTO Secretary-General on official visit to Italy, deepening partnership

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Zurab Pololikashvili, has arrived in Rome to begin a first visit to ... Read More

More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants
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More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants

editor editor- May 20, 2019

by Dr. Louise de Waal President Mokgweetsi Masisi of Botswana categorically denies that his government would ever cull elephants, contradicting ... Read More

Airbnb joins the European Travel Commission to promote healthy tourism
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Airbnb joins the European Travel Commission to promote healthy tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

Airbnb, the global community-driven end-to-end travel platform, has joined the European Travel Commission (ETC) as an Associate Member to support ... Read More

US Transportation Secretary announces $779 million in funding for airport infrastructure
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US Transportation Secretary announces $779 million in funding for airport infrastructure

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019

US Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the intent to award $779 million in supplemental funding for infrastructure grants ... Read More

Italy Tourism pulls in nearly 40 billion in international traveler spend
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Italy Tourism pulls in nearly 40 billion in international traveler spend

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 14, 2019

The positive outcome in 2018  for Italy’s tourism shows an increase of almost 11%, with around 41.7 billion euros spent ... Read More

UNWTO launches Guidelines for the Development of Gastronomy Tourism
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UNWTO launches Guidelines for the Development of Gastronomy Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 14, 2019

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Basque Culinary Center (BCC) have launched a new set of guidelines to help ... Read More

Short time fame for the new Greek Tourism Minister?
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Short time fame for the new Greek Tourism Minister?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 8, 2019

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura submitted her letter of resignation to Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras last week. She resigned to ... Read More

WISeKey, WISeCoin AG and SUNx – Strong Universal Network – sign partnership
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WISeKey, WISeCoin AG and SUNx – Strong Universal Network – sign partnership

editor editor- May 3, 2019

WISeKey International Holding Ltd (“WISeKey “) (SIX: WIHN), a leading global cybersecurity, Blockchain and IoT company, WISeCoin AG and the SUNx - Strong ... Read More

Uganda Airlines’ long-awaited new planes land at Entebbe International Airport
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Uganda Airlines’ long-awaited new planes land at Entebbe International Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

First two Uganda Airlines' long anticipated aircraft landed at Entebbe International Airport on Tuesday 23rd April 2019. Captained by all ... 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

Ontario tourism sector set for Rural Tourism Symposium
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Ontario tourism sector set for Rural Tourism Symposium

editor editor- March 28, 2019

Tourism industry professionals from across Ontario will gather at Lang Pioneer Village in Keene this April for the second annual ... Read More

Facing the Demographic Challenge through Tourism and Innovation
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Facing the Demographic Challenge through Tourism and Innovation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019

Facing the Demographic Challenge through Tourism and Innovation", opening event today was attended by Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez; Spain’s Minister ... Read More

African Tourism Board: The Human Right to Explore the Cape in the Eyes of Marriott
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African Tourism Board: The Human Right to Explore the Cape in the Eyes of Marriott

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 26, 2019

The official launch of the African Tourism Board is only about two weeks away. On April 11 at 15.30 the ... 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

Tourism Linkages Speed Networking event yields over $630 million in contracts for local entrepreneurs
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Tourism Linkages Speed Networking event yields over $630 million in contracts for local entrepreneurs

editor editor- March 21, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett yesterday revealed that his Ministry’s Tourism Linkages Speed Networking event has resulted in local ... Read More

Italy travel: Destination Baia and Latina steps into the video limelight
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Italy travel: Destination Baia and Latina steps into the video limelight

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

In 2017,  “The Year of the  Borghi” was celebrated in Italy. According to the directive of the former Minister, Dario ... Read More

Cyclone Idai:  What the African Tourism Board is doing?
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Cyclone Idai: What the African Tourism Board is doing?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2019

“The situation is terrible,” Jamie LeSueur of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies said Tuesday in ... Read More

Earthquake rocks western Turkey
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Earthquake rocks western Turkey

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019

A moderate 5.6 magnitude earthquake shook Turkey’s western province of Denizli on Wednesday, damaging some buildings and knocking bricks and ... Read More

Botswana hunting proposal could put its tourism industry at risk
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Botswana hunting proposal could put its tourism industry at risk

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

Botswana’s proposals to lift its hunting ban and to introduce elephant culling has fuelled political posturing, denials, misinformation, and lobbying ... Read More

Blue Mountain Coffee for Jamaica’s Cruise Visitors
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Blue Mountain Coffee for Jamaica’s Cruise Visitors

editor editor- March 4, 2019

All cruise passengers disembarking at Jamaica’s main ports will soon be treated to a cup of Jamaica’s world famous Blue ... Read More

Tourism Ministry to host Festival Marketplace of the Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Festival
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Tourism Ministry to host Festival Marketplace of the Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Festival

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019

In keeping with its objective to foster strategic growth of culinary tourism as a product niche for Jamaica, the Gastronomy ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association Board of Directors gets new members
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U.S. Travel Association Board of Directors gets new members

editor editor- February 27, 2019

Camille Fergusson, the executive director of the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) has been elected to the U.S. ... Read More

183 passengers trapped on Amtrak train, stranded in snow since Sunday
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183 passengers trapped on Amtrak train, stranded in snow since Sunday

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019

183 people remain trapped on the Los Angeles-bound Amtrak train in rural Oregon after the train struck a downed tree ... Read More

Hawaii’s Mokulele Airlines bought by Southern Airways
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Hawaii’s Mokulele Airlines bought by Southern Airways

editor editor- February 13, 2019

Southern Airways announced today that it has acquired Mokulele Airlines in Hawaii. Southern plans to keep the Mokulele brand, while ... Read More

Travel industry: Managing sustainable tourism growth in Europe
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Travel industry: Managing sustainable tourism growth in Europe

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019

Delegates at the Conference on Managing Sustainable Tourism Growth in Europe, organized this week by the European Travel Commission (ETC), ... Read More

Hosting conferences in Darwin becoming a smart option
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Hosting conferences in Darwin becoming a smart option

editor editor- January 30, 2019

For event organizers, recent events in Darwin have seen record numbers of attendance. Several events hosted at the Darwin Convention ... Read More

Hotels preparing for Chinese New Year travel rush
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Hotels preparing for Chinese New Year travel rush

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2019

Chinese New Year, commonly known as Lunar New Year, is a Chinese festival that celebrates the beginning of a new ... Read More

ASEAN Tourism Forum sees senior officials come together from 10 nations
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ASEAN Tourism Forum sees senior officials come together from 10 nations

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 18, 2019

The ASEAN Tourism Forum 2019 is currently taking place in Ha Long City, in the northern province of Quảng Ninh ... Read More