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Tear gas and burning tires in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo as Brazilians begin general strike
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Tear gas and burning tires in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo as Brazilians begin general strike

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

Thousands of Brazilians have joined a general strike, called for by trade unions, to protest against pension reforms being discussed ... Read More

Switzerland interrupted: Hundreds of thousands of Swiss women go on nationwide strike
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Switzerland interrupted: Hundreds of thousands of Swiss women go on nationwide strike

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

Women in Switzerland walked off the job on Friday, staging demonstrations to demand fairer pay, more equality, and an end ... Read More

Tanzania’s wildlife parks turn sixty
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Tanzania’s wildlife parks turn sixty

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- June 13, 2019

Famous German conservationist Professor Bernhard Grzimek and his son Michael made a milestone development in the conservation of wildlife in ... Read More

Dead whale highlights major faults with octopus fishing industry in False Bay
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Dead whale highlights major faults with octopus fishing industry in False Bay

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Another dead 12-metre Bryde’s whale was found in False Bay near Cape Town last week after becoming entangled in octopus ... 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

United Airlines new innovating tool
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United Airlines new innovating tool

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 10, 2019

United Airlines is introducing ConnectionSaver, a new tool dedicated to improving the experience for customers connecting from one United flight ... Read More

United Airlines’ new technology makes connecting the world easier than ever
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United Airlines’ new technology makes connecting the world easier than ever

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

Just in time for the busy summer travel season, United Airlines is introducing ConnectionSaver, a new tool dedicated to improving ... Read More

Starboard Cruise Services names new President and CEO
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Starboard Cruise Services names new President and CEO

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

Starboard Cruise Services has named respected travel and cruise industry veteran Lisa Bauer its new President and Chief Executive Officer ... Read More

Qatar Airways celebrates opening of FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019
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Qatar Airways celebrates opening of FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 8, 2019

Qatar Airways, the Official Partner and Official Airline of FIFA, was delighted and honoured to have played a full part ... Read More

Dark Tourism: South Korea using massacre to lure tourists
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Dark Tourism: South Korea using massacre to lure tourists

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 7, 2019

What is often referred to as dark tourism is now a hopeful light in terms of tourism for South Korea. ... Read More

Trump’s regime rolls out new Cuba travel restrictions , bans educational, cultural trips
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Trump’s regime rolls out new Cuba travel restrictions , bans educational, cultural trips

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

US Government announced new extensive restrictions on travel to Cuba by United States citizens, effectively banning most of educational and ... Read More

Volaris: 28% passenger growth and 88% load factor in May 2019
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Volaris: 28% passenger growth and 88% load factor in May 2019

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

Volaris is the low-cost airline operating in Mexico, the United States and Central America, reported May 2019 and preliminary year ... Read More

Red Roof® re-branding: Exclusive rewards and perks
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Red Roof® re-branding: Exclusive rewards and perks

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

Red Roof is amping up its successful loyalty program, Redicard™, re-branding it as RediRewards™ and adding a slew of enticing, ... Read More

30th anniversary of Tiananmen Square massacre planned in front of LA Chinese Consulate
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30th anniversary of Tiananmen Square massacre planned in front of LA Chinese Consulate

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

What is being called "a commemorative candlelight vigil" to remember the 30th Anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre will be ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association’s IPW brings thousands together
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U.S. Travel Association’s IPW brings thousands together

editor editor- June 4, 2019

IPW gathers travel professionals—including U.S. destinations, hotels, attractions, sports teams and transportation companies, and international tour operators, buyers and wholesalers ... Read More

Hotel Association of Los Angeles engages Veronica Perez to strengthen industry’s LA role
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Hotel Association of Los Angeles engages Veronica Perez to strengthen industry’s LA role

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

The Hotel Association of Los Angeles (HALA) announced today that it has selected Veronica Perez & Associates as its lobbying ... Read More

SB Architects Unveils Seven New Hospitality Projects  in North America and Mexico
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SB Architects Unveils Seven New Hospitality Projects  in North America and Mexico

editor editor- June 4, 2019

Full-service global architecture firm, SB Architects, has been breaking ground in hotel, residential and mixed-use design for almost 60 years, ... Read More

WestJet launches nonstop Calgary-Dublin service with 787 Dreamliner
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WestJet launches nonstop Calgary-Dublin service with 787 Dreamliner

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

With the departure of flight WS6, WestJet becomes the only airline operating a nonstop route between Calgary and Dublin. The ... Read More

‘Premium Tap Water’ brand for tourists is named
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‘Premium Tap Water’ brand for tourists is named

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

Inspired by Iceland launch Kranavatn, a premium tap water 'brand' aimed to encourage travellers to tackle plastic waste and ‘drink ... Read More

Transplant Tourism equals murder in some countries
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Transplant Tourism equals murder in some countries

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

When the alternative is get an organ or die, it's human nature that people become desperate and become a transplant ... Read More

Homosexuality is a sin: South Korea’s Gay Pride Festival
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Homosexuality is a sin: South Korea’s Gay Pride Festival

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2019

Thousands of members of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community from Korea mixed with tourists from around Asia and ... Read More

Biodynamic Bordeaux
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Biodynamic Bordeaux

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- June 1, 2019

Elementary The Bordeaux wine region in southwestern France produces some of the most desired wines and vintages in the world.  ... Read More

Canada’s opposition leader vows to stop ‘illegal border crossings’ from US
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Canada’s opposition leader vows to stop ‘illegal border crossings’ from US

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

Andrew Scheer, head of Canada’s opposition Conservative Party, has said he wants to stop illegal border crossings from the US ... Read More

Brussels by bike: European capital celebrates cycling and honors its cultural heritage
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Brussels by bike: European capital celebrates cycling and honors its cultural heritage

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

2019 is a year like no other for Brussels. This year Brussels is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first ... Read More

ECPAT-USA honors leaders in fight to end trafficking at 2019 Freedom Awards
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ECPAT-USA honors leaders in fight to end trafficking at 2019 Freedom Awards

editor editor- May 30, 2019

ECPAT-USA, the leading policy organization in the United States seeking to end the commercial, sexual exploitation of children through awareness, ... Read More

Anguilla Tourist Board unveils spectacular costumes for Summer Festival
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Anguilla Tourist Board unveils spectacular costumes for Summer Festival

editor editor- May 29, 2019

BEYOND EXTRAORDINARY TROUPE *Grand Parade of Troupes Takes Place Friday, August 9*  Anguilla enjoyed an impressive 2019 winter season with ... Read More

One of Italy’s most interesting tourist events: The Romantic Night
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One of Italy’s most interesting tourist events: The Romantic Night

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 29, 2019

There is great excitement for the arrival of the fourth edition of the Romantic Night in the most beautiful villages ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett lauds Seaga as icon, champion of the people
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Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett lauds Seaga as icon, champion of the people

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has lauded the work of former Prime Minister, the Most Hon Edward Phillip George ... Read More

100 Years of Hilton exhibition opens at the London Hilton on Park Lane
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100 Years of Hilton exhibition opens at the London Hilton on Park Lane

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

The London Hilton on Park Lane, the first UK Hilton hotel, is opening an exhibition for guests and visitors as ... Read More

Mount Agung forces Den Pasar Airport to close spewing tons of CO2 into the atmosphere
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Mount Agung forces Den Pasar Airport to close spewing tons of CO2 into the atmosphere

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 25, 2019

A new eruption of Mount Agung, Bali, occurred on May 24, 2019 at 7:23 p.m., a day later Bali Den ... Read More

International cooperation between Seychelles and a Baltic Island: Minister Dogley visits German beach clean-up project
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International cooperation between Seychelles and a Baltic Island: Minister Dogley visits German beach clean-up project

editor editor- May 23, 2019

The Seychelles Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine; Didier Dogley, in the company of the Honorary Consul General ... Read More

Airbnb now available in Arabic
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Airbnb now available in Arabic

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

Airbnb announced that its global accommodation and experiences platform will be available in Arabic to enable its growing community across ... Read More

FestPac 2020: Arts and Culture never shown in Hawaii with Guam taking a key role
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FestPac 2020: Arts and Culture never shown in Hawaii with Guam taking a key role

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019

Many tourists visiting Hawaii from June 10-21 do not know, that the biggest arts and the cultureal festival is hosted ... Read More

Thomas Cook Failure: Who to trust and how to communicate
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Thomas Cook Failure: Who to trust and how to communicate

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- May 20, 2019

Thomas Cooks shares are effectively worth nothing right now. Thousands of British tourists looking forward to their holidays are not ... Read More

A Strike on the Horizon: Hilton Hawaiian Village and The Modern Honolulu ?
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A Strike on the Horizon: Hilton Hawaiian Village and The Modern Honolulu ?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 17, 2019

Guests having booked the Hilton Hawaiian Village may be in for a surprise. The Hilton is the largest hotel in ... Read More

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