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Air China launches direct Rome-Hangzhou flight
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Air China launches direct Rome-Hangzhou flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

A new Air China flight connecting Italian capital Rome with Hangzhou, capital of east China's Zhejiang Province, was inaugurated at ... Read More

Uber is bringing flying taxis to Melbourne next year
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Uber is bringing flying taxis to Melbourne next year

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

Uber announced plans to launch trials of its flying cars next year in Melbourne, Australia. The city is the third ... Read More

Ghana Remains Safe: African Tourism Board Rapid Response Team offers assistance
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Ghana Remains Safe: African Tourism Board Rapid Response Team offers assistance

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 11, 2019

Ghana remains sage, security remains vigilant according to a statement issued by Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the Minister of Information for ... Read More

World unites to fight against cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro
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World unites to fight against cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- June 11, 2019

Thousands of people across the globe have come together protesting against the potential building of a controversial cable car on ... 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

Tourism Nova Scotia and WestJet Airlines launch London taxi campaign
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Tourism Nova Scotia and WestJet Airlines launch London taxi campaign

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

Tourism Nova Scotia announced a new London taxi campaign in partnership with Canadian airline WestJet. With a fleet of 14 ... Read More

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

Uber and Lyft say no to local authority
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Uber and Lyft say no to local authority

editor editor- May 20, 2019

When local transportation in US cities becomes congested, noisy, or has safety concerns, they are able to manage their roads ... Read More

First women-only taxi service launched in Russia’s Chechnya
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First women-only taxi service launched in Russia’s Chechnya

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

Russia’s mostly-Muslim Chechnya launched first women-only taxi service in its capital city of Grozny. The Mekhkari taxi service is supposed ... Read More

Gleam of hope for tourism
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Gleam of hope for tourism

mm Alain St.Ange- April 9, 2019

On March 27, all roads led to Mombasa, Kenya, for a joint business meeting organized by Uganda and Kenya and ... Read More

LHR: New Royal Family members mean new London Heathrow Terminal Names
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LHR: New Royal Family members mean new London Heathrow Terminal Names

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019

London Heathrow Airport is set to rename its four terminals as the airport prepares for the arrival of the new ... Read More

Saint Lucian taxi company receives international service excellence certification
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Saint Lucian taxi company receives international service excellence certification

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019

A Saint Lucian taxi firm has become the first tourism taxi company in the Caribbean to be Hospitality Assured (HA) ... Read More

Things first-time travelers to Jordan should know
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Things first-time travelers to Jordan should know

editor editor- March 19, 2019

Award-winning Canadian novelist, Colin McAdam, once said, “The best advice I heard before going to Jordan was ‘don’t read anything ... Read More

John Q. Hammons: Master hotel developer and builder
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John Q. Hammons: Master hotel developer and builder

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- March 16, 2019

One of the great hoteliers/developers of our time, John Q. Hammons developed 200 hotel properties in 40 states. But mere ... Read More

How Independent Hotels Make Big Money on Chinese FIT Travelers: The Mini Program
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How Independent Hotels Make Big Money on Chinese FIT Travelers: The Mini Program

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2019

Compass Edge knows there is a good reason why independent hotels selling rooms to Chinese travelers should have a "Mini ... Read More

Iran Tourism: What about hitchhiking as a woman?
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Iran Tourism: What about hitchhiking as a woman?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

There is no war in Iran, the country is generally safe, and the living standards are comparable to those of ... Read More

Brazilian Carnivals: What, when, where and how
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Brazilian Carnivals: What, when, where and how

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019

1. Is there just one ‘carnival’ or are there several? Where are they? Carnival is a holiday in Brazil – ... Read More

30,000 flights won’t be able to land at Milan’s Airport Linate during Italy’s high summer season
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30,000 flights won’t be able to land at Milan’s Airport Linate during Italy’s high summer season

mm Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- February 26, 2019

Milan’s Airport Linate is not only very passenger friendly but also very easy to reach from Milan’s city center. There ... Read More

“Digital Spring” is coming to Brussels
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“Digital Spring” is coming to Brussels

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019

On the initiative of Brussels’ Minister-President, Brussels’ first ever Digital Spring will be taking place from 22 to 24 March ... Read More

Mobility of the Future: Fraport and Volocopter
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Mobility of the Future: Fraport and Volocopter

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 12, 2019

Fraport AG and Volocopter GmbH are pioneering mobility ofthe future. Together, they are developing concepts for ground infrastructure and operations ... Read More

Syria welcomes visitors with open arms: Is Syria Safe tor tourism?
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Syria welcomes visitors with open arms: Is Syria Safe tor tourism?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 10, 2019

Syrians escape an inhuman regime by the million. European countries are in a state of crisis trying to welcome Syrian ... Read More

Full passenger operations at new Istanbul Airport to start in March
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Full passenger operations at new Istanbul Airport to start in March

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2019

Last year, on October 29, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan opened the new Istanbul Airport with a magnificent ceremony. After ... Read More

Massive anti-Uber protest paralyzes Madrid
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Massive anti-Uber protest paralyzes Madrid

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2019

Madrid's anti-riot police, backed by a fleet of tow trucks and cranes, took several hours to clear the vehicles from ... Read More

Courtyard Port of Spain presents new Caribbean-inspired rooms
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Courtyard Port of Spain presents new Caribbean-inspired rooms

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- January 7, 2019

ABOUT COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT Courtyard is the hotel brand of choice for ambitious and enterprising guests who see business travel ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism paradise has a dark side: 117 people dead in 2018
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Hawaii Tourism paradise has a dark side: 117 people dead in 2018

editor editor- January 5, 2019

Hawaii has a dark track record of 117 people that died on its roadways in 2018. Read More

Illegal: Uber banned in Brussels
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Illegal: Uber banned in Brussels

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 3, 2019

A Belgian commercial court has declared Uber illegal in Brussels. The Dutch-speaking tribunal of Commerce sided with local taxi companies ... Read More

Goa: Where are the tourists?
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Goa: Where are the tourists?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 2, 2019

The beaches along Calangute in Goa, India saw hordes of low budget tourists this Holiday season. They created noise and ... Read More

Homegrown properties: A solution for Seychelles shortage of hotel rooms?
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Homegrown properties: A solution for Seychelles shortage of hotel rooms?

mm Alain St.Ange- December 31, 2018

According to a report by Alain St. Ange, the former minister of tourism for Seychelles, Seychelles is facing a difficult ... Read More

Charles de Gaulle airport rolls out new taxi rules to prevent scams
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Charles de Gaulle airport rolls out new taxi rules to prevent scams

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 27, 2018

Paris’s Charles de Gaulle airport has announced new taxi rules after an unregistered illegal acb driver charged a Thai tourist ... Read More

Traffic chaos in Rome against new rules on tourist buses
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Traffic chaos in Rome against new rules on tourist buses

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- December 24, 2018

Approximately 200 vehicles parked under the Campidoglio blocked the center of Rome to protest against the new bus plan restriction. Read More

Visiting Oahu?  Don’t rent a car, ride a Charley’s in Waikiki
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Visiting Oahu? Don’t rent a car, ride a Charley’s in Waikiki

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2018

The worst American States for visitors and locals to drive are Hawaii and California according to a 2018 survey by ... Read More

Micronesia accepting proposals for 5-star eco-lodge resort in Pohnpei
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Micronesia accepting proposals for 5-star eco-lodge resort in Pohnpei

editor editor- August 12, 2016

The Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) have been trying for a long time to become a bigger player in the ... Read More

American tourist robbed and raped in Malaysia
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American tourist robbed and raped in Malaysia

editor editor- March 14, 2013

PETALING JAYA, Malaysia - A 25-year-old American tou­rist was robbed and raped by two men after being taken on a ... Read More

The trials and tribulations of taxiing it around Kuala Lumpur
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The trials and tribulations of taxiing it around Kuala Lumpur

editor editor- November 27, 2012

(eTN) - Kuala Lumpur (KL) is a world-class city, or so the Ministry of Tourism (and many other ministries) wants ... Read More

Taxi! Best cities to hail a taxi revealed
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Taxi! Best cities to hail a taxi revealed

editor editor- August 24, 2011

DALLAS - Las Vegas taxis have been again voted the best taxis in the United States, according to the annual ... Read More