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Tsunami Warning for South Pacific Island Chain after 7.4 earthquake
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Tsunami Warning for South Pacific Island Chain after 7.4 earthquake

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 15, 2019

A tsunami threat has been issued for Kermadec Islands.  Kermadec Islands, volcanic island group in the South Pacific Ocean, 600 ... Read More

Pope Francesco Bergoglio addresses climate emergency
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Pope Francesco Bergoglio addresses climate emergency

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 15, 2019

At the Casina Pio IV, the Pontiff Pope Francesco Bergoglio met with participants of the meeting promoted by the Department ... Read More

Bird shared electric scooter program launches in Chicago
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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

The Arena di Verona mourns the passing of Maestro Franco Zeffirelli
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The Arena di Verona mourns the passing of Maestro Franco Zeffirelli

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 15, 2019

The tragic news of the death of Maestro Zeffirelli, creator of dreams, arrived today in the Arena di Verona Foundation, ... Read More

Minister: Whole Russia can be tax-free for foreign visitors by end of 2019
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Minister: Whole Russia can be tax-free for foreign visitors by end of 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

Russia's Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov today said that the tax-free system can be extended to all Russian ... Read More

Air Canada unveils Maple Leaf Lounge Express at Toronto Pearson International Airport
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Air Canada unveils Maple Leaf Lounge Express at Toronto Pearson International Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

Air Canada today unveiled another convenient way for premium customers to work or relax prior to their flight with the ... Read More

Spain’s first outdoor skydiving simulator opens in Malaga
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Spain’s first outdoor skydiving simulator opens in Malaga

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

The acting Mayor of Campillos Francisco Guerrero, the acting Councillor for Sports Miguel Ángel Herrera, Deputy Mayor Maria Antonia Dominguez, ... Read More

ICAO and IATA launch new legal guidance on management of unruly air passengers
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ICAO and IATA launch new legal guidance on management of unruly air passengers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Secretary General, Dr. Fang Liu, and the Director General and CEO of International Air ... Read More

No tsunami warning, as powerful magnitude 6.5 earthquake strikes near Coquimbo, Chile
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No tsunami warning, as powerful magnitude 6.5 earthquake strikes near Coquimbo, Chile

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake hit off the coast of Chile, near the coastal city ... Read More

Bruegel meets street art in Brussels
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Bruegel meets street art in Brussels

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

visit.brussels, together with the Brussels collective Farm Prod and with the support of the City of Brussels, has developed a ... Read More

African Tourism Board and Africa Tourism Association join forces to support World to Africa’ Tourism Conference in Johannesburg
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African Tourism Board and Africa Tourism Association join forces to support World to Africa’ Tourism Conference in Johannesburg

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

New York-based African Tourism Association is getting ready for their World to Africa’ Tourism Conference. The event in Johannesburg is ... Read More

Canada announces new Heritage Lighthouse designations
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Canada announces new Heritage Lighthouse designations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Canada's heritage places reflect the rich and varied heritage of the nation and provide an opportunity for Canadians to learn ... Read More

World’s largest steam locomotive is returning to the rails
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World’s largest steam locomotive is returning to the rails

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

The 150th anniversary celebration of the transcontinental railroad's completion isn't over yet. Union Pacific is just gathering steam following its May 9 ceremony ... Read More

ExpressJet Airlines: United Express carrier began service with its newest aircraft type
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ExpressJet Airlines: United Express carrier began service with its newest aircraft type

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

ExpressJet Airlines operates as United Express, on behalf of United Airlines , to serve more than 100 airports across the ... Read More

Imagine Peace Campaign aims to educate youth against violent practices
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Imagine Peace Campaign aims to educate youth against violent practices

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

In the lead up to the 2020 Olympics to be held in Tokyo, IIPT’s 2012 Olympic Truce Peace Ambassador Victor ... Read More

Fairmont Hotels: Honeybees and responsible tourism
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Fairmont Hotels: Honeybees and responsible tourism

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, to develop responsible tourism and sound environmental practices, has announced the next evolution of its Bee ... 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

Official update on Ebola by the Uganda Minister of Health
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Official update on Ebola by the Uganda Minister of Health

editor editor- June 13, 2019

Ebola is gaining attention in Uganda while tourism remains safe. This is a tough message to sell, but authorities are ... Read More

Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism cites Sandals Resorts as good corporate citizens
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Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism cites Sandals Resorts as good corporate citizens

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett has hailed Sandals Resorts as a prime example of indigenous companies in the ... Read More

Europe falls behind USA in cost of living
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Europe falls behind USA in cost of living

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

ECA International’s latest Cost of Living report today reveals that Europe now accounts for less than a fifth of the ... Read More

European Union sends millions to Uganda and South Sudan to fight Ebola while tourism remains safe
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European Union sends millions to Uganda and South Sudan to fight Ebola while tourism remains safe

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, and the Democratic Republic are on high alert and are dealing with a developing crisis. Uganda ... Read More

War or Terror in the Gulf of Oman? Oil Tankers in flames, crew rescued and taken to Iran
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War or Terror in the Gulf of Oman? Oil Tankers in flames, crew rescued and taken to Iran

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

A maritime safety group warned earlier today of an unspecific threat in the Gulf Oman urging extreme caution amid US- ... Read More

African Tradition responsible for Ebola killing Uganda Boy after Spreading Virus to Relatives?
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African Tradition responsible for Ebola killing Uganda Boy after Spreading Virus to Relatives?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

Local cultural requirements may be the reason for three isolated cases of Ebola in Uganda. Even though the border region ... Read More

U.S. DOT launches Port Infrastructure Development Program
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U.S. DOT launches Port Infrastructure Development Program

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to apply for $292.7 million in ... Read More

Giving hotel workers security: New Jersey governor signs ‘panic button’ bill
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Giving hotel workers security: New Jersey governor signs ‘panic button’ bill

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

New Jersey Democratic Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill, the nation’s first, requiring most hotels to provide their employees with ... Read More

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam
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Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019

In an advertisement in “The New Vision” daily by the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) on June 7, a notice of ... Read More

Best and worst airports in the world: In the same city
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Best and worst airports in the world: In the same city

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 12, 2019

First ever Fodor's Travel Awards cover categories important to today's modern traveler, including foodie airports, best booze cruises, and biggest ... Read More

Gulfstream G600 to make International Paris Air Show debut
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Gulfstream G600 to make International Paris Air Show debut

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced the all-new, award-winning Gulfstream G600 will make its first appearance at the International Paris Air ... Read More

Four Seasons announces new hotel and private residences in Minneapolis
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Four Seasons announces new hotel and private residences in Minneapolis

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company, in partnership with United Properties, a leading commercial property ... Read More

Etihad Airways and Swae to launch artificial intelligence-powered crowd-sourcing platform
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Etihad Airways and Swae to launch artificial intelligence-powered crowd-sourcing platform

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

Etihad Airways (Etihad), the national airline of the UAE, and Swae, a startup based in Vancouver, have partnered to launch ... Read More

Participative tourism: International Greeters Association created in Brussels
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Participative tourism: International Greeters Association created in Brussels

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

Greeters are local people who give tourists an unusual, original and personal insight into their city or neighborhood, in a ... Read More

Canadians rescued by SWAT and safe after abduction in Ghana
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Canadians rescued by SWAT and safe after abduction in Ghana

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 12, 2019

National Security Operatives  in Ghana completed an operation which successfully rescued the two Canadian women recently abducted in the Ashanti ... Read More

Why tourists are not in danger after confirmed Ebola case in Uganda
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Why tourists are not in danger after confirmed Ebola case in Uganda

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 12, 2019

There is no threat for tourists traveling currently in Uganda. Future visitors planning a trip to this East African country ... Read More

First electric scooter rider killed in Paris traffic accident
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First electric scooter rider killed in Paris traffic accident

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

A man, riding his electric scooter, was killed after collided with a truck in Paris today. The 25-year-old was riding ... Read More

AFRAA and IATA share common aviation vision
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AFRAA and IATA share common aviation vision

mm Alain St.Ange- June 12, 2019

AFRAA and IATA share a common vision – the development of a safe, secure and sustainable aviation industry in Africa ... Read More

Is this Hard Rock Hotel Cafe slowly poisoning guests?
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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