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North Korea fires another missile today

North Korea fires another missile today

editor editor- May 4, 2019 02:00 0

The South Korean military reported that North Korea has fired another missile today, Saturday, May 4, 2019, at 9:06 am, from a location near Wonsan, ... Read More

New US Cuban sanctions target tourism, remittances and banking

New US Cuban sanctions target tourism, remittances and banking

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019 01:16 0

The US is targeting Cuba with additional sanctions, including restricting travel to the island nation, limiting remittances, and sanctioning additional entities, White House national security ... Read More

EU and Airbus cite US for inaction that could cost billions

EU and Airbus cite US for inaction that could cost billions

editor editor- March 28, 2019 20:45 0

The World Trade Organization (WTO) Appellate Body has rejected every single United States argument whereas it has taken all EU legal points on board. In ... Read More

Russia to allow “friendly foreigners” to stay in country visa-free for two weeks

Russia to allow “friendly foreigners” to stay in country visa-free for two weeks

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 02:27 0

Russia's State Duma (Parliament) introduced a bill that would allow foreigners to stay for two weeks in Russia without an entry visa. The authors of ... Read More

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019 23:36 0

The European Union yesterday renewed sanctions against Zimbabwe after condemning the chaotic situation of human right abuses in that Southern African country. Here is what ... Read More

IATA’s chief speaks at CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha

IATA’s chief speaks at CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 16:20 0

Alexandre de Juniac, IATA’s Director General and CEO addressed the CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha, Qatar today: It is a great pleasure ... Read More

‘Do not travel’: US State Department ups Venezuela travel warning to Level 4

‘Do not travel’: US State Department ups Venezuela travel warning to Level 4

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2019 22:30 2

The United States Department of State has raised its Venezuela travel advisory warning for US citizens to “do not travel,” citing civil unrest. The department ... Read More

South Asia Tourism finds prominent footing in world economy

South Asia Tourism finds prominent footing in world economy

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 24, 2019 01:16 0

A just-released UN report, provides facts and figures to show the importance of South Asia Tourism. 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

Ryanair pilots: New year, same threats

Ryanair pilots: New year, same threats

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019 15:25 0

2018 was a pivotal year for Ryanair and its pilots and cabin crew, engaging in the previously unchartered territory of social dialogue. As negotiations on ... Read More

Jamaica records 8.6% increase in tourism earnings in 2018

Jamaica records 8.6% increase in tourism earnings in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019 18:05 0

Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica saw an 8.6% increase in tourism revenue in 2018. He told a news conference, held at the Ministry’s ... Read More

Russia wants to sells its passenger planes to Iran. Not so fast, says US

Russia wants to sells its passenger planes to Iran. Not so fast, says US

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 7, 2019 16:40 0

Last year, Russia's JSC Sukhoi Company has signed an agreement to deliver 40 new twin-engine regional passenger jets, Sukhoi Superjet 100R, to two Iranian carriers ... Read More

Jamaica welcomes international expert on tourism security

Jamaica welcomes international expert on tourism security

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019 16:20 0

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced that highly regarded tourism security expert, Dr. Peter Tarlow, will arrive on the island on Sunday to ... 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

Iran: ‘No documented proof’ of Mahan Air ban by Germany

Iran: ‘No documented proof’ of Mahan Air ban by Germany

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 24, 2018 18:15 0

Iranian civil aviation denied some media reports that Germany is planning to ban flights of Iran's Mahan Air to Germany in January, Press TV reported. ... Read More

Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?

Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 2, 2018 07:58 3

Foreign tourist should leave Zimbabwe. After a violent crackdown Tuesday night, a scary calm is returning to portions of Zimbabwe This may not be a ... Read More

European Union expands punishing sanctions on Iran

European Union expands punishing sanctions on Iran

editor editor- October 16, 2012 03:35 0

NEW YORK, NY - The 27-member state EU adopted today additional sanctions that step up the already punishing measures against Iran's banking and energy sectors. Read More

New EU sanctions target sources of finance for Iranian nuclear program

New EU sanctions target sources of finance for Iranian nuclear program

editor editor- January 24, 2012 08:07 0

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Given the EU's serious and deepening concerns over the Iranian nuclear program, the Council today broadened the EU's restrictive measures against that ... Read More

Syrian tourism to shift to the East for new markets

Syrian tourism to shift to the East for new markets

editor editor- November 1, 2011 07:36 0

DAMASCUS, Syria - Switching to new markets was the most important strategy Syria has lately taken to salvage tourism, the country's second largest source of ... Read More

USAID denies it broke Burma sanctions

USAID denies it broke Burma sanctions

editor editor- April 3, 2010 04:28 0

USAID denies it has violated either the letter or spirit of US legislation on aid to Burma by funding the ASEAN Competitiveness Enhancement (ACE) Project, ... Read More

African Union and UN impose sanctions on Madagascar

African Union and UN impose sanctions on Madagascar

editor editor- March 26, 2010 01:31 0

Following weeks of unsuccessful talks with the present regime in Tananarive, the patience of international observers and the African Union have finally run out. Read More

Eritrea subjected to UN sanctions

Eritrea subjected to UN sanctions

editor editor- December 31, 2009 01:46 0

Eritrea got an unwelcome Christmas present from the UN Security Council, when in a 13-0-1 vote the council opted for sanctions until such time that ... Read More

It’s Hidden Sanction Says Angry Tourism Stakeholder

It’s Hidden Sanction Says Angry Tourism Stakeholder

editor editor- June 6, 2009 16:19 0

The unexpected cancellation of the Delta Airlines flights from Atlanta to Nairobi last Wednesday caused angry reactions amongst tourism stakeholders in Nairobi. Read More

eTN Inbox: The Struggle to engage Myanmar

eTN Inbox: The Struggle to engage Myanmar

editor editor- August 20, 2008 01:37 0

Predictably, the stance taken by Danish Development Minister Ulla Tørnæs put the cat among the pigeons in Denmark recently when she dared to suggest that ... Read More

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