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No entry to Australia for Saudi Women traveling without male guardian?

No entry to Australia for Saudi Women traveling without male guardian?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 3, 2019 20:59 0

Are Australian Border Force officers targeting Saudi Arabian women whom they suspect will apply for asylum? is Australia blocking asylum seeking Saudi Arabian women from ... Read More

Traveling to Hawaii? How LGBTQ friendly is the Aloha State?

Traveling to Hawaii? How LGBTQ friendly is the Aloha State?

editor editor- January 31, 2019 22:36 0

Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation and the Equality Federation Institute released their 5th annual State Equality Index (SEI), a comprehensive report detailing statewide ... Read More

Hosting conferences in Darwin becoming a smart option

Hosting conferences in Darwin becoming a smart option

editor editor- January 30, 2019 00:52 0

For event organizers, recent events in Darwin have seen record numbers of attendance. Several events hosted at the Darwin Convention Centre in 2018 achieved their ... Read More

Hotels preparing for Chinese New Year travel rush

Hotels preparing for Chinese New Year travel rush

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2019 15:53 0

Chinese New Year, commonly known as Lunar New Year, is a Chinese festival that celebrates the beginning of a new year on the traditional Chinese ... Read More

China hotel chain expands into Indonesia

China hotel chain expands into Indonesia

editor editor- January 28, 2019 21:04 0

OYO chain of hotels and homes is seeing exponential growth in Indonesia in less than three months of its operations in the country. Launched in ... Read More

Solomon Islands aims to attract 60,000 visitors annually by 2025

Solomon Islands aims to attract 60,000 visitors annually by 2025

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 02:15 0

The Solomon Islands government is looking to the tourism sector to attract 60,000 visitors annually by 2025, in the process netting the country’s economy SBD1 ... Read More

Suspicious baggage leads to arrest of Vietnam poachers on Thailand trips

Suspicious baggage leads to arrest of Vietnam poachers on Thailand trips

editor editor- January 23, 2019 02:38 0

New findings from a three-month investigation reveal professional gangs were dispatched across Thailand’s borders to target the Kingdom’s wild tigers. Freeland congratulates Thai authorities for ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister to attend International Tourism Fair in Spain

Jamaica Tourism Minister to attend International Tourism Fair in Spain

editor editor- January 22, 2019 21:18 0

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett travels to Spain today to participate in FITUR. 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

Ascott crosses 100,000 lodging units globally

Ascott crosses 100,000 lodging units globally

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- January 21, 2019 07:04 0

CapitaLand’s wholly owned lodging business unit, The Ascott Limited (Ascott), has secured contracts for another 26 properties with over 4,600 units across 18 cities and ... Read More

ASEAN Tourism Forum sees senior officials come together from 10 nations

ASEAN Tourism Forum sees senior officials come together from 10 nations

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 18, 2019 03:06 0

The ASEAN Tourism Forum 2019 is currently taking place in Ha Long City, in the northern province of Quảng Ninh in Vietnam Read More

Brussels Tourism pays tribute to Bruegel in 2019

Brussels Tourism pays tribute to Bruegel in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2019 16:38 0

To celebrate the 450th anniversary of the death of the great Flemish master, several exhibitions and original activities will be on offer to visitors throughout ... Read More

What’s the motive for attacking Kenya?

What’s the motive for attacking Kenya?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019 08:09 0

Attacking the travel and tourism industry is the modus operandi by almost every terror group in the world. Tourism is a fragile industry and attacking ... Read More

Nairobi Dusit2 terror attack: 21 dead, 700 rescued and many heroes

Nairobi Dusit2 terror attack: 21 dead, 700 rescued and many heroes

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019 03:59 0

700 people could have died in the attack in Nairobi but didn't because of security measures in place and the immediate and effective response of ... Read More

Out of the Shadows Index: Child sex abuse and exploitation

Out of the Shadows Index: Child sex abuse and exploitation

editor editor- January 16, 2019 02:10 0

Approximately 200 million of the world's children experiencing child sex abuse each year, Read More

Preferred Hotels & Resorts unveils new brand website

Preferred Hotels & Resorts unveils new brand website

editor editor- January 11, 2019 23:57 0

Preferred Hotels & Resorts announced the launch of its new brand website, PreferredHotels.com. Read More

Rolls-Royce: All-electric plane coming to the skies over Great Britain

Rolls-Royce: All-electric plane coming to the skies over Great Britain

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2019 16:40 0

Rolls-Royce is leading a highly specialized challenge to build the world’s fastest all-electric aircraft. This zero-emissions plane is expected to make a run for the ... Read More

Seven killed at a Playa del Carmen bar in a low income neighborhood

Seven killed at a Playa del Carmen bar in a low income neighborhood

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019 20:18 0

Mexican tourism officials had been working hard to make Mexican tourist destinations safe. The message remains tourists are safe in Mexico and not the target ... Read More

Sri Lanka Political Turmoil to blame of tourism arrival shortfall

Sri Lanka Political Turmoil to blame of tourism arrival shortfall

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 2, 2019 08:05 0

Sri Lanka did not reach its 2018 target in tourism arrivals Sri Lanka Tourism Development Minister John Amaratunga blamed the political challenge in October. Read More

Leaving Japan as a tourist: It will cost you!

Leaving Japan as a tourist: It will cost you!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018 21:03 0

On Jan. 7, the Japanese government will introduce an international tourist tax. The tax of ¥1,000 (About $10) will be collected from every traveler when ... Read More

Drop your luggage

Drop your luggage

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- December 29, 2018 20:04 0

The airlines do not care if we are going to be away from home for one hour or one year, baggage is evil and must ... Read More

Romanian tourism booming in Israel

Romanian tourism booming in Israel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 27, 2018 18:20 0

Romania has become the main country in Eastern Europe as a source of tourists for Israel, surpassing even Poland, a country that has constantly topped ... Read More

Asia thumps New York fashion

Asia thumps New York fashion

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- December 22, 2018 21:04 0

According to the Business of Fashion Report (McKinsey & Company 2017), “The West will no longer be the global stronghold for fashion sales.” Read More

Saudi flyadeal to purchase up to 50 Boeing 737 MAX jets

Saudi flyadeal to purchase up to 50 Boeing 737 MAX jets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 22, 2018 01:45 0

Boeing and flyadeal today announced the Middle East carrier is growing its fleet with the 737 MAX to take advantage of the airplane's fuel efficiency, ... Read More

Dubai firm eyes tourist investments in Zanzibar

Dubai firm eyes tourist investments in Zanzibar

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2018 17:30 0

Dubai-based property developer Al Nakhil company is eyeing the Island of Zanzibar to inject its capital into the thriving tourism on the island famous for ... Read More

Security expert takes on Rio tourism safety

Security expert takes on Rio tourism safety

editor editor- December 21, 2018 02:07 0

The security and safety of the bustling city of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil is a hot topic these days. Read More

Travel stylishly: Jewelry for the executive on the move

Travel stylishly: Jewelry for the executive on the move

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- December 15, 2018 20:04 0

Recognizing and acknowledging a new reality, jewelry designers are incorporating the active lifestyle of travel into their jewelry. Read More

United States Cities and tourists spots bomb-threats: Evacuations ongoing

United States Cities and tourists spots bomb-threats: Evacuations ongoing

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 13, 2018 10:59 0

Tourist spots, landmarks, shopping centers, are the target of a developing bomb scare in many major cities in the United States. It appears to be ... Read More

Thai Tourism: International arrivals’ growth in line with the target

Thai Tourism: International arrivals’ growth in line with the target

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2018 09:25 0

The Thai tourism industry recorded total international arrivals of 31.25 million in January-October 2018, up 7.84%, generating an estimated 1.63 trillion Baht in tourism revenue, ... Read More

The big reveal: oneworld’s newest member – Royal Air Maroc

The big reveal: oneworld’s newest member – Royal Air Maroc

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- December 7, 2018 14:57 0

Oneworld, an airline alliance, started February 1, 1999 and currently has 14 members, thanks to the new addition of Royal Air Maroc. Read More

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