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MGM won’t buy Wynn Encore Harbor Casino in Boston: 35 Million in fines

MGM won’t buy Wynn Encore Harbor Casino in Boston: 35 Million in fines

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2019 07:50 0

After talks of MGM buying Wynn Resort's Encore Boston fell apart Tuesday night, lawmakers are hoping both casinos will now re-focus on the business at ... Read More

Reinventing the Travel Marketing Conference

Reinventing the Travel Marketing Conference

editor editor- May 15, 2019 02:04 0

SEE – an acronym for Seek, Explore, Experience – will bring together the world’s smartest (and coolest) travel and tourism marketers for two days of ... Read More

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

Proud Emirates Revealed: The Emirates Pavilion

Proud Emirates Revealed: The Emirates Pavilion

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019 16:54 0

Emirates, Premier Partner and the Official Airline of Expo 2020 Dubai, today unveiled the design and visitor experience concepts of its ultramodern pavilion for the ... Read More

IGLTA’s 36th Annual Global Convention goes live in New York City

IGLTA’s 36th Annual Global Convention goes live in New York City

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 20:15 0

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association will share selections of main stage content via Facebook Live throughout its 36th Annual Global Convention at the New York ... 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

Relive the spirit of the Renaissance during Brussels’ Carolus V Festival

Relive the spirit of the Renaissance during Brussels’ Carolus V Festival

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019 00:20 0

From May to September, the Carolus V Festival is an opportunity for Brussels to relive the spirit of the Renaissance. Among the countless activities offered, ... Read More

Genting Cruise Lines welcomes Explorer Dream to its fleet

Genting Cruise Lines welcomes Explorer Dream to its fleet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019 16:40 0

Genting Cruise Lines welcomed the third member of its Dream Cruises’ fleet with the christening and inaugural homeport deployment of Explorer Dream in Shanghai Wusongkou ... Read More

Qatar Airways: Investment in Air Italy fully compliant with US-Qatar Open Skies Agreement

Qatar Airways: Investment in Air Italy fully compliant with US-Qatar Open Skies Agreement

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 15:45 0

Following recent false accusations relating to Qatar Airways’ shareholding in Air Italy, such baseless statements and consistent inaccuracies need addressing as a matter of urgency. ... Read More

Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau receives US Travel honor

Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau receives US Travel honor

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 16:02 0

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday announced the Arlington (TX) Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) as the winner of its 2019 Grassroots Travel Champion Award. ... Read More

Wynn Resorts ends takeover talks with Australia’s Crown Resorts

Wynn Resorts ends takeover talks with Australia’s Crown Resorts

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

Wynn Resorts released the following statement today: "Following the premature disclosure of preliminary discussions, Wynn Resorts has terminated all discussions with Crown Resorts concerning any ... Read More

Seychelles represented at first Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport in Africa

Seychelles represented at first Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport in Africa

editor editor- April 8, 2019 18:23 0

The first Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport in Africa was held in Santa Maria, Sal Island in Cabo Verde, from the March 27 ... Read More

SKAL Bangkok president talks happiness

SKAL Bangkok president talks happiness

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- April 4, 2019 14:58 0

Assumption University’s Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management organised a special speaker’s series to Celebrate the International Day of Happiness Assumption University’s Department of Hospitality ... Read More

Pakistan regrets India’s decision to postpone Kartarpur meeting

Pakistan regrets India’s decision to postpone Kartarpur meeting

editor editor- March 30, 2019 00:55 0

Pakistan was set to welcome a meeting between the India and Pakistan on the Kartarpur Corridor, which will be one of the top religious tourism ... Read More

AFRAA Secretary General talks about aviation

AFRAA Secretary General talks about aviation

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- March 26, 2019 02:10 0

It is true that our industry is full of untapped potential for growth as many industry studies attest. All the challenges that hinder our success ... Read More

Any WOW Air reservation may not materialize: Airline has major problems

Any WOW Air reservation may not materialize: Airline has major problems

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 25, 2019 21:59 0

"Bummer that WOW Air is potentially going under - had a very flawless experience with them. But does this mean fewer tourists in Iceland?", a ... Read More

Alitalia airline: The ongoing medley

Alitalia airline: The ongoing medley

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 20, 2019 21:57 0

The journey of Gianfranco Battisti, CEO of Ferrovie Dello Stato Italiane (FS), to the United States would have borne its first fruits in the definition ... Read More

Cunard cruise line uncorks line-up of speakers for 2019 Wine Voyage

Cunard cruise line uncorks line-up of speakers for 2019 Wine Voyage

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019 17:01 0

Luxury cruise line Cunard has announced that three of the leading wine connoisseurs and oenologists, will join Queen Victoria’s second annual ‘Voyage Du Vin’ on ... Read More

“Plan For Our Kids” and “African Earth Lung” to launch at WTM Africa

“Plan For Our Kids” and “African Earth Lung” to launch at WTM Africa

editor editor- March 19, 2019 21:21 0

eTN Publisher Juergen Steinmetz talks to Professor Geoffrey Lipman Co-Founder of SUNx - STRONG Universal Network, about the development of “Plan For Our Kids” and ... Read More

35 airlines confirmed for CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum in Dubai

35 airlines confirmed for CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum in Dubai

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 16:12 0

More than 30 airlines have confirmed their participation at the inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa – co-located with Arabian Travel Market 2019 and ... Read More

Yale, Columbia, UCLA, UC Berkeley: Trump’s trade wars cost US economy $7.8 billion in 2018

Yale, Columbia, UCLA, UC Berkeley: Trump’s trade wars cost US economy $7.8 billion in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 16, 2019 16:55 0

America’s trade war resulted in $7.8 billion in losses for the nation’s economy, while the subsequent higher costs of imports took more than $68 billion ... Read More

IMEX shines a light on diversity and inclusion

IMEX shines a light on diversity and inclusion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 16:30 0

“Organizations which embrace diversity will see positive repercussions throughout their business – from staff motivation and engagement, heightened innovation and a boosted bottom line. Diversity ... Read More

Visit Nepal 2020 Launch to Honor the Life of a Tourism Hero

Visit Nepal 2020 Launch to Honor the Life of a Tourism Hero

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 4, 2019 06:53 0

Nepal is known as a country of beauty and resilience when it comes to the travel and tourism industry. Nepal is also known to have ... Read More

Connect, learn, grow at Start-Up Innovation Camp 2019 World Tourism Forum Lucerne

Connect, learn, grow at Start-Up Innovation Camp 2019 World Tourism Forum Lucerne

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- February 18, 2019 22:26 0

Martin Barth, the Head of the World Tourism Forum Lucerne (WTFL) has confirmed that for the 4th time, World Tourism Forum Lucerne (WTFL) is organizing ... Read More

Switzerland may cancel free-movement accord with EU as immigration rises

Switzerland may cancel free-movement accord with EU as immigration rises

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019 19:35 0

Immigration into Switzerland rose again last year, taking the foreign population further above 2 million. Statistics released on Friday showed net immigration of citizens from ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister in talks with potential Israeli investors

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister in talks with potential Israeli investors

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 20:05 0

Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett says major hotel brands in Israel have expressed interest in investing in Jamaica and are expected to visit the island ... 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

Oneworld unveils major benefits for customers and airlines

Oneworld unveils major benefits for customers and airlines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 17:30 0

The CEOs of oneworld member airlines today met in London to unveil a radical transformation of the global alliance as it marks the 20th anniversary ... Read More

Chinese President commends start of China-Laos Tourism Year 2019

Chinese President commends start of China-Laos Tourism Year 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 23:20 0

President of China sent a congratulatory message on the launch of the China-Laos Tourism Year 2019 in Vientiane on Friday, expressing his hope for deepening ... Read More

India Heritage Walk Festival in 37 cities in collaboration with UNESCO

India Heritage Walk Festival in 37 cities in collaboration with UNESCO

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 25, 2019 06:58 0

A technology provider to the travel industry in India teamed up with Sahapedia, an online encyclopedia of Indian arts and culture, to support its ‘Heritage ... Read More

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