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Bird shared electric scooter program launches in Chicago

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019

Today, June 15, 2019, Bird's shared electric scooter fleet lands on the streets of Chicago as part of the city-run ... Read More

Summer Daze Malta set for another iconic Music Festival

editor editor- June 12, 2019

Some of the world’s biggest pop acts and DJs are locked in for the second ever edition of Summer Daze ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities

Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka- June 11, 2019

The Rapid Response Team by Safertourism reached out to Sri Lanka tourism authorities including the minister of tourism and industry ... Read More

Is this Hard Rock Hotel Cafe slowly poisoning guests?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 11, 2019

It may not be safe to stay at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino-Punta Cana. "We are too busy to ... Read More

Canada’s Wabusk Air banned from providing commercial air services

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

Transport Canada cancelled Wabusk Air’s Air Operator Certificate, which prohibits the company from providing commercial air services. Transport Canada took ... Read More

Horror at fun fair: 28 people injured in merry-go-round collapse in Spain

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 8, 2019

Emergency services rushed to the scene at the San José de la Rinconada fair in the town of La Rinconada, ... Read More

Treehouse Hotels: New brand from Starwood Capital Group

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

Hotel visionary Barry Sternlicht, and Chairman and CEO of Starwood Capital Group, founder of W Hotels, has once again worked ... Read More

Research into child sexual exploitation urgently needed says NGO

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

A Country Overview Report released today by ECPAT International says that more research is urgently needed into the sexual exploitation ... Read More

Carsten Spohr New IATA Board Chairman

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 2, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Lufthansa Group Chief Executive Officer, Carsten Spohr, has assumed his duties as ... Read More

‘Extreme vetting’: US visa applicants now required to submit their social media history

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 1, 2019

The United States Department of State has begun requiring temporary visitors and those seeking permanent residence to submit five years’ ... Read More

Police: 11 people killed, 6 wounded, suspect shot dead in Virginia Beach bloodbath

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

Eleven people have been killed and six more injured, including a police officer, at a municipal building in Virginia Beach, ... Read More

Visit Nepal 2020 brought two of their best to Vienna last night

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2019

Visit Nepal 2020 is the new Nepal Tourism Board Campaign that was introduced last night in the Austrian Capital Vienna. ... Read More

Ralph Nader, aviation stakeholders to discuss dangers of aircraft maintenance outsourcing at Washington, DC event

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

The Business Travel Coalition (BTC) today confirmed the agenda for a June 4 Aircraft Maintenance Outsourcing Summit at the National ... Read More

Aeroflot flights checked at Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport after anonymous threats

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

Passenger planes arriving at Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport from Moscow are being checked following anonymous threat calls, a spokesman ... Read More

Former Jet Airways Chair forced to deboard at Mumbai Airport

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 27, 2019

In a shocking development, Naresh Goyal and his wife, Anita, were forced to deboard the aircraft they were on at ... Read More

Schiphol Airport: Do not travel during tomorrow’s public transport strike!

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019

Due to the public transport strike no buses and trains will be running in the Netherlands. We expect high congestion ... Read More

Gourmet tourists love Lyon: Today a bomb went off at Brioche Bakery

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

Lyon  is known by gourmet lovers and travelers from all over the world.  The Brioche Dorée Bakery is a favorite ... Read More

Wharf Hotels to open Niccolo Suzhou in 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019

Suzhou, fondly known as China’s Venice of the East, will take center stage as the city’s newest iconic landmark with ... Read More

Frankfurt’s diverse tourism portfolio beckons Gulf visitors ahead of summer season

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

Frankfurt, the second most frequented city in Germany by GCC tourists, is promoting its myriad of tourist attractions, shopping facilities, ... Read More

Driving to Heathrow? Rethink your journey urges former Deputy Mayor of London

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

Heathrow announced today the appointment of Val Shawcross as Chair of the Heathrow Area Transport Forum (HATF), an independent group ... Read More

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

African Tourism Board CEO flies home with South African terror victims on Egypt Air

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 20, 2019

African Tourism Board CEO Doris Worfel from Pretoria experienced a first-hand account on today's terror attack targeting a tour bus ... Read More

Mauritius Minister of Tourism on the China Challenge

mm Alain St.Ange- May 9, 2019

Anil Gayan, Minister of Tourism on Wednesday, delivered this speech on what he called the “China challenge.” It was during ... Read More

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

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

ECPAT-USA report: State human trafficking laws for the lodging industry

editor editor- May 1, 2019

To help lodging companies facing different laws about human trafficking in different states, ECPAT-USA, with the financial support of the ... Read More

Unique forum on Thailand, The Greatest Story in Global Tourism HiSTORY

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2019

The upcoming 60th anniversary of both Tourism Authority of Thailand and Thai Airways International, the two founding pillars of Thai ... Read More

What do new Cuba travel restrictions mean to US travelers?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019

On Wednesday, April 17, the Trump administration announced that it would be issuing new rules about non-family travel to Cuba. ... Read More

Lufthansa makes dedicated staff look bad: The eTN Hero is Patricia Dzai of Swissport Johannesburg

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2019

"My personal hero today is Ms. Patricia Dzai. Patricia works for Swissport in Johannesburg, South Africa," said eTN Publisher Juergen ... Read More

State of the Air: Hawaii boasts some of the best air quality in the nation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

The American Lung Association’s 2019 “State of the Air” report found that Hawaii has some of the cleanest air in ... Read More

Mediterranean Resort & Hotel Real Estate Forum returns to Greece

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

Now in its fifth year, the Mediterranean Resort & Hotel Real Estate Forum (MR&H) will return to Greece for the ... Read More

eTN becomes a SUNx SDG 17 Partner calling for Climate Sanity in Tourism on Earth Day

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 23, 2019

In nature, nothing exists alone is the message for Earth Day 2019. Announcing the public launch of its “SDG17 Partners Program” ... Read More

Two Australian Heroes killed when saving a tourist from drowning

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019

Tourism and Dairy are popular in  Port Campbell, a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. The town is on the Great ... Read More

Treatment and rest in one place: Resorts that help overcome addiction

editor editor- April 17, 2019

There are millions of people that need treatment for drugs addiction across the world. Many resources are currently available for ... Read More

Canadian tourist falls to his death from Chiang Mai zipline after safety locks brake

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2019

A visitor from Canada fell to his death from a zipline in the northern province of Chiang Mai on Saturday. ... Read More

Date set for the opening of the Vatican secret archives

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- April 12, 2019

On March 2, 2020, Pope Francis will open the secret archives of the pontificate of Pius XII on the Second ... Read More

The best way to stop laser strikes on aircraft

editor editor- April 12, 2019

Pointing a laser at an aircraft can temporarily blind a pilot, and it is a federal crime carrying fines up ... Read More