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Official update on Ebola by the Uganda Minister of Health
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Official update on Ebola by the Uganda Minister of Health

editor editor- June 13, 2019

Ebola is gaining attention in Uganda while tourism remains safe. This is a tough message to sell, but authorities are ... Read More

Re-defining “undocumented”: TSA allows illegal immigrants board flights without any ID
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Re-defining “undocumented”: TSA allows illegal immigrants board flights without any ID

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

US Transportation Security Administration has brought a new meaning to the term "undocumented" by permitting illegal aliens to fly domestically, ... Read More

Heathrow Airport invests £50 million in new CT security equipment
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Heathrow Airport invests £50 million in new CT security equipment

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Heathrow has announced the rollout of new computed tomography (CT) security equipment throughout the airport over the next few years. ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there
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U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there

editor editor- June 5, 2019

Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association President and CEO was the first to speak at the U.S. Travel Association’s IPW Press ... Read More

The Luxury Collection opens its first hotel in the English countryside
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The Luxury Collection opens its first hotel in the English countryside

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

The Luxury Collection®, part of Marriott International Inc., today announced the opening of The Langley, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Buckinghamshire. ... Read More

Kid-Friendly taxi app offer rides for Orlando visitors to theme parks, Disney, Kennedy Space Center and more
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Kid-Friendly taxi app offer rides for Orlando visitors to theme parks, Disney, Kennedy Space Center and more

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

Parents who fear traveling with car seats when calling a taxi from Orlando International Airport now have a new option ... Read More

Fraport AGM:  Well Positioned for the Future, Nationally and Internationally
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Fraport AGM:  Well Positioned for the Future, Nationally and Internationally

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 28, 2019

Fraport AG's executive board chairman, Dr. Stefan Schulte, struck a positive note at the company's Annual General Meeting (AGM) today: ... Read More

2.8 million travel on U.S. airlines every day
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2.8 million travel on U.S. airlines every day

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019

Airlines for America (A4A), announced today that it expects a record 257.4 million passengers — an average of 2.8 million per ... Read More

United Airlines launches new safety video featuring Spider-Man
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United Airlines launches new safety video featuring Spider-Man

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019

Beginning June 1, United Airlines will launch its latest inflight safety demonstration video featuring Spider-Man in an entertaining mini-drama film. ... 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

Philadelphia hotel room supply increases 10.9% in 2019
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Philadelphia hotel room supply increases 10.9% in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

The East Coast city of Philadelphia is experiencing a hotel expansion, with numerous new hotels opening in the city and ... Read More

2019 Mekong Tourism Forum innovates with new inclusive concept in ancient town
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2019 Mekong Tourism Forum innovates with new inclusive concept in ancient town

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019

Hosted by the Ministry of Culture & Tourism of P.R. China (MCT) and the People’s Government of Yunnan Province in ... Read More

TSA: New airport security scanner poses “privacy risks” to passengers
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TSA: New airport security scanner poses “privacy risks” to passengers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is demanding modifications of a new airport security system because it poses “privacy risks” to ... Read More

How Emirates is supporting and preserving biodiversity
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How Emirates is supporting and preserving biodiversity

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019

Taking its environmental responsibilities seriously and championing wildlife conservation across different corners of the planet, the Emirates Group is playing ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, U.S. and British Authorities warn in response to terror attacks
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Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, U.S. and British Authorities warn in response to terror attacks

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019

The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority in a statement released urges hotels in Sri Lanka to take maximum measures to ... Read More

What smart travelers know
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What smart travelers know

editor editor- April 5, 2019

A record-breaking number of Americans are traveling, but most are unprepared for the journey - more than 90% of US ... Read More

National Research Council in Canada wants to improve air passenger experience
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National Research Council in Canada wants to improve air passenger experience

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019

From visiting friends and family to getting goods to market, Canadians, tourists, and businesses rely on a safe, secure aviation ... Read More

European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) Approves Security Inspection Technology
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European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) Approves Security Inspection Technology

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019

Rapiscan® Systems, a leading global supplier of security inspection technology, today announced that its 920CT checkpoint screening system has achieved C3 approval from ... Read More

New Delhi welcomes new Qatar Visa Center
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New Delhi welcomes new Qatar Visa Center

editor editor- March 27, 2019

At the new Qatar Visa Center in New Delhi, India, work visa applicants for the State of Qatar will be ... Read More

Airbus to open Flight Academy, extend training services to pilot cadets
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Airbus to open Flight Academy, extend training services to pilot cadets

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019

In order to meet the high market demand for cadet pilot training in Europe – 94,000 new pilots over the ... Read More

Unique attractions and features at Kumbh Mela at Allahabad in India
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Unique attractions and features at Kumbh Mela at Allahabad in India

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- February 23, 2019

The ongoing Kumbh Mela at Allahabad - now called Prayagraj - has many attractions and unique features, the sheer size ... Read More

Sierra Leone honors Dr. Jane Goodall, setting stage for tourism debut
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Sierra Leone honors Dr. Jane Goodall, setting stage for tourism debut

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019

Sierra Leone will welcome Dr. Jane Goodall (DBE, anthropologist and UN Messenger of Peace), the world’s foremost expert on chimpanzees, ... Read More

Bay Area’s No. 2 airport one of the fastest-growing in the US
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Bay Area’s No. 2 airport one of the fastest-growing in the US

editor editor- February 11, 2019

Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) reached a new passenger record in 2018 by serving 14,319,292 million departing and arriving ... Read More

Ambassadors’ Night: Brussels appoints 18 destination ambassadors
Travel Associations News

Ambassadors’ Night: Brussels appoints 18 destination ambassadors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 30, 2019

Tonight, at an exclusive gala evening, visit.brussels awards the title of destination ambassador to 18 partners who greatly contributed to ... Read More

TSA Union: Government shutdown threatens aviation security!
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TSA Union: Government shutdown threatens aviation security!

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019

American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. today issued the following statement: "As the representative of ... Read More

Alan Cumming joins Cunard’s roster of storied and sailed luminaries
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Alan Cumming joins Cunard’s roster of storied and sailed luminaries

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019

Stage, film and TV superstar Alan Cumming joined Cunard as part of the luxury cruise line’s famed Insights program on ... Read More

Malta’s 2019 Festival and Events Calendar “sparks” with fireworks
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Malta’s 2019 Festival and Events Calendar “sparks” with fireworks

editor editor- January 17, 2019

Malta boasts an events calendar featuring an eclectic blend of local and international entertainment, exhibitions, festivals and feasts. Read More

Niccolo Changsha luxury hotel joins Ultratravel Collection
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Niccolo Changsha luxury hotel joins Ultratravel Collection

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 14, 2018

Niccolo Changsha, the fourth luxury hotel in the Niccolo collection from Hong Kong-based hospitality management company, Wharf Hotels, has officially ... Read More

Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport has giant plans
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Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport has giant plans

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2018

Ottawa’s Macdonald–Cartier International Airport is due for a 100 Million Dollar renovation.  The decision comes in response to several years ... Read More

Airlines for America Forecasts Busy Air Travel this Holiday Season
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Airlines for America Forecasts Busy Air Travel this Holiday Season

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 10, 2018

Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today projected that 45.7 million passengers will ... Read More

6 killed, 120 injured in Italian nightclub stampede
Travel Safety & Emergencies

6 killed, 120 injured in Italian nightclub stampede

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 8, 2018

Six people were killed and 120 clubgoers injured in a stampede at a packed nightclub in Italy. Witnesses say the ... Read More

Airbus ready to roll out Pilot Cadet Training
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Airbus ready to roll out Pilot Cadet Training

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2018

Airbus and the French Civil Aviation University, ENAC, have obtained EASA certification for a co-developed Pilot Cadet Training Program that ... Read More

American Jewish Committee tries to force UN cancel “Miral” screening
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American Jewish Committee tries to force UN cancel “Miral” screening

editor editor- March 14, 2011

NEW YORK - AJC is urging the President of the UN General Assembly to reconsider his decision to sponsor the ... Read More

Muslim group updates travel advisory for holiday weekend
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Muslim group updates travel advisory for holiday weekend

editor editor- November 25, 2010

WASHINGTON - The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today issued an updated travel advisory for those concerned about new airport ... Read More

25% of airline cargo not screened by TSA
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25% of airline cargo not screened by TSA

editor editor- July 6, 2010

Nine years after the September 11 terrorist attacks, the Transportation Security Administration has tightened passenger screening. Read More