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Tourism Ethiopia joins African Tourism Board

Tourism Ethiopia joins African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2019 08:58 0

Today Tourism Ethiopia joined the African Tourism Board as an observer. Tourism Ethiopia (TE) is a national organization under the Ministry of Culture and Tourism; ... Read More

Israel Hotels Association: Tourist stays up 9% in Q1 2019

Israel Hotels Association: Tourist stays up 9% in Q1 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 16:40 0

The Economic Research Department of the Israel Hotels Association published data for the first quarter of 2019 in hotels compared to the same period in ... Read More

Delta Air Lines to fly to Tokyo Haneda Airport from five U.S. cities

Delta Air Lines to fly to Tokyo Haneda Airport from five U.S. cities

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 00:45 0

Delta will be serving Tokyo’s preferred airport under a preliminary decision announced May 16 by the Department of Transportation, with new slot pairs for flights ... Read More

Which island nation consumes the most champagne in Africa?

Which island nation consumes the most champagne in Africa?

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- May 15, 2019 22:15 0

Drinking champagne is a must in several events organised by tourism establishments in Seychelles. The festive mood that the sea and sand brings also makes ... Read More

Uganda: Works begin on Kampala  $60 M Flyover project

Uganda: Works begin on Kampala $60 M Flyover project

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- May 15, 2019 06:45 0

Preliminary works on the Kampala Flyover Construction and Road Upgrading project (KFCRUP), has commenced. According to the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA), the project contractor, ... Read More

Italy Tourism pulls in nearly 40 billion in international traveler spend

Italy Tourism pulls in nearly 40 billion in international traveler spend

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 14, 2019 23:43 0

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

The year of the airports: Travel to the hubs of the future

The year of the airports: Travel to the hubs of the future

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 14, 2019 03:02 0

The year 2019 will be remembered as the year of the inaugurations of large and small strategic airports to satisfy an air demand that by ... Read More

Why Bulgaria Tourism Minister is hosting Investing in Tourism Conference

Why Bulgaria Tourism Minister is hosting Investing in Tourism Conference

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 13, 2019 08:46 0

The Minister of Tourism of Bulgaria, the Hon. Mrs. Nikolina Angelkova is getting ready to host  Investing in Tourism  on May 30-31 in her country. The minister ... Read More

Safer Tourism in St.Lucia: Dr. Peter Tarlow feels a sense of sophistication

Safer Tourism in St.Lucia: Dr. Peter Tarlow feels a sense of sophistication

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 12, 2019 22:17 0

Safety in tourism is key to a successful destination. Destinations like Saint Lucia in the Caribbean know this and stakeholders reached out eTN affiliate safertourism.com  ... Read More

Armed opposers of Chinese investments in Pakistan stormed five star hotel

Armed opposers of Chinese investments in Pakistan stormed five star hotel

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 11, 2019 21:15 1

Three gunmen have stormed the five-star hotel Pearl-Continental Hotel Gwadain un the Pakistani province of Balochistan, killing at least one person, officials say. A hotel spokesman ... Read More

Princess Cruises launches largest Australia & New Zealand deployment

Princess Cruises launches largest Australia & New Zealand deployment

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 16:08 0

Princess Cruises has announced its largest Australia and New Zealand cruise season ever offered sailing towards some of the world’s most dramatic destinations during the ... Read More

BLESS Hotel Ibiza opens its doors this June

BLESS Hotel Ibiza opens its doors this June

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 15:22 0

BLESS Hotel Ibiza, the new hotel from the brand BLESS Collection Hotels, part of the Palladium Hotel Group, opens its doors in Ibiza next month ... Read More

RIU Hotels & Resorts opens new hotel in Bulgaria

RIU Hotels & Resorts opens new hotel in Bulgaria

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 02:09 0

RIU Hotels & Resorts has opened a new hotel in Bulgaria, the Riu Astoria, a brand new 4-star all-inclusive property that will surprise guests with ... Read More

Strong earthquake strikes Japan’s Kyushu, no tsunami warning issued

Strong earthquake strikes Japan’s Kyushu, no tsunami warning issued

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 01:16 0

A magnitude 6.3 earthquake has shaken part of southwestern Japan but appeared to cause no damage. The Japan Meteorological Agency issued no tsunami warning though ... Read More

Oakwood Hotel Journey Hub Phuket takes over from Journey Hub Hotel Phuket

Oakwood Hotel Journey Hub Phuket takes over from Journey Hub Hotel Phuket

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 6, 2019 05:16 0

Journey Hub Hotel Phuket, a property owned by Boutique Corporation, has been renamed Oakwood Hotel Journeyhub Phuket, as of April 1, 2019. Oakwood Hotel Journeyhub ... Read More

Deadly Aeroflot Crash: SU 1492 in flames when landing at Moscow-Sheremetyevo airport.

Deadly Aeroflot Crash: SU 1492 in flames when landing at Moscow-Sheremetyevo airport.

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2019 19:03 0

Skyteam airline member Aeroflot from Russia today had a deadly crash at Moscow-Sheremetyevo airport after engines caught fire. A hero flight attendant while helping passengers to ... Read More

Spain’s secret: Txakoli wines

Spain’s secret: Txakoli wines

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- May 4, 2019 21:38 0

The first mention of Txakoli (pronounced cha-ko-lee) wines dates back to 1520. The wine was locally consumed and rarely enjoyed beyond Basque Country borders. Historically, ... Read More

SeaWorld San Antonio opens state-of-the-art Turtle Reef habitat

SeaWorld San Antonio opens state-of-the-art Turtle Reef habitat

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 15:57 0

Today, SeaWorld San Antonio unveiled Turtle Reef, featuring a first-of-its-kind biofiltration habitat. Guests can get an up-close look at endangered and rescued sea turtles and ... Read More

Pitbull and Mariah Carey to highlight 2019 Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival

Pitbull and Mariah Carey to highlight 2019 Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 15:31 0

The organization of the Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival announces new names today. Pitbull will open on the Sam Cooke stage on Friday, 30 August ... Read More

Hilton Garden Inn expands footprint in Africa

Hilton Garden Inn expands footprint in Africa

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019 16:55 0

Hilton Garden Inn is celebrating strong growth in Africa with four open properties and an additional 14 in the pipeline just three years after opening ... Read More

ATM: Tourism crucial for reducing Saudi Arabia’s dependence on oil revenues

ATM: Tourism crucial for reducing Saudi Arabia’s dependence on oil revenues

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 19:40 0

According to the experts speaking at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2019, tourism will play a major role in reducing Saudi Arabia’s dependence on oil revenues. ... Read More

Akaryn Hotel Group launches new resorts in Indonesia and Vietnam

Akaryn Hotel Group launches new resorts in Indonesia and Vietnam

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 18:10 0

Akaryn Hotel Group, Thailand’s luxury boutique hotel operator, is preparing to spreads its wings and move into international markets for the first time, with the ... Read More

Spanish winery architect brings attention to Baigorri wines

Spanish winery architect brings attention to Baigorri wines

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- April 27, 2019 20:30 0

There are wineries and then there is Baigorri (started in 2000), currently owned by Pedro Martinez Hernandez. This Rioja winery is an outstanding architectural achievement ... Read More

Carnival’s first LNG-powered AIDAnova cruise ship makes history in Barcelona

Carnival’s first LNG-powered AIDAnova cruise ship makes history in Barcelona

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2019 18:40 0

Carnival Corporation & plc, the world's largest leisure travel company, its Germany-based AIDA Cruises brand and numerous representatives from politics, port-related businesses and tourism today ... Read More

Comores and Mozambique in dire need of assistance after deadly Cyclone Kenneth

Comores and Mozambique in dire need of assistance after deadly Cyclone Kenneth

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 27, 2019 08:01 0

Cyclone Kenneth raged Mozambique and the Indian Ocean Island Country Comoros today. Tourists took shelter at Comores airport and Ibo Fort in Mozambique. Thousands were left ... Read More

Two historic and cultural entities come together in Italy

Two historic and cultural entities come together in Italy

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- April 26, 2019 21:28 0

The Accademia Teatro Alla Scala in Milan and the Donnafugata Theater in Ibla-Ragusa are two historic entities in the international limelight united in the enhancement ... Read More

Boeing scraps 2019 financial forecast, halts share buybacks in wake of 737 MAX disaster

Boeing scraps 2019 financial forecast, halts share buybacks in wake of 737 MAX disaster

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 20:05 0

World’s biggest aerospace corporation was forced to pull its full financial forecast for the current year due to unresolved issues surrounding Boeing’s once best-selling 737 ... Read More

Hawaii hotels: Flat average daily rate, lower occupancy so far in 2019

Hawaii hotels: Flat average daily rate, lower occupancy so far in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 19:17 0

For the first three months of 2019, Hawaii hotels statewide reported flat average daily rate (ADR) and lower occupancy, which resulted in lower revenue per ... Read More

Ideal ocean cruise ship: Ship sizes and what they mean for your cruise

Ideal ocean cruise ship: Ship sizes and what they mean for your cruise

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 01:35 0

Ships sizes range from megaships (over 4,000 passengers) to very small vessels and luxury yachts whose passengers number in mere dozens, and knowing the differences ... Read More

Sudan Tourism Industry: ATB President St. Ange wants Africa to stand by Sudan

Sudan Tourism Industry: ATB President St. Ange wants Africa to stand by Sudan

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 23, 2019 21:48 0

People in Sudan are tasting freedom for the first time. It will be impossible to go back and tourism is a way to eventually rebuild ... Read More

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