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Tit for tat: India slaps high tariffs on 28 US products effective Sunday
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

Tit for tat: India slaps high tariffs on 28 US products effective Sunday

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019

Indian government announced that it will impose higher tariffs on 28 US products, including almonds, apples and walnuts, tomorrow, in ... Read More

Hong Kong government forced to shelf China extradition bill amid huge street protests
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Hong Kong government forced to shelf China extradition bill amid huge street protests

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s pro-Beijing leader, has announced that her government is suspending the plans to introduce a controversial extradition ... 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

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

Tanzania tour operators want reforms to improve business landscape
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Tanzania tour operators want reforms to improve business landscape

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

Tanzania tour operators are upbeat at the news that the government would execute the reforms highlighted on the blueprint to ... 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

Commonwealth of Virginia : Commemorate the 400th anniversary
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Commonwealth of Virginia : Commemorate the 400th anniversary

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 10, 2019

Virginia's 2019 Commemoration, American Evolution invites local, national and international tourists to visit the Commonwealth of Virginia as we commemorate ... Read More

Nearly 100 people killed in Mali’s Sunday massacre
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Nearly 100 people killed in Mali’s Sunday massacre

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

An overnight attack on Sunday targeting an ethnic Dogon village in Mali left 95 people dead, local mayor Moulaye Guindo ... Read More

Kalamazoo-Battle Creek International Airport in Michigan to close
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Kalamazoo-Battle Creek International Airport in Michigan to close

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 9, 2019

The Kalamazoo Battle Creek International Airport will close to airline traffic from June 10 until June 26  this year due ... Read More

Shabbat Shalom and Happy Shavuot from Mexicali
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Shabbat Shalom and Happy Shavuot from Mexicali

mm Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- June 9, 2019

It is a cool 98 degrees today.  For this part of the desert this is cool and it reminds us of ... Read More

Russia’s Federal Agency for Tourism launches ‘Sovereign’s Road’ project
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Russia’s Federal Agency for Tourism launches ‘Sovereign’s Road’ project

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

Russia's Federal Agency for Tourism (Rosturizm) and the governors of Moscow, St. Petersburg, Novgorod, Tver regions announced the signing of ... Read More

Re-defining “undocumented”: TSA allows illegal immigrants board flights without any ID
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

Re-defining “undocumented”: TSA allows illegal immigrants board flights without any ID

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

US Transportation Security Administration has brought a new meaning to the term "undocumented" by permitting illegal aliens to fly domestically, ... Read More

When overtourism spoils your travel plans: Go somewhere else!
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When overtourism spoils your travel plans: Go somewhere else!

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 5, 2019

Have you heard that told joke?  Patient says, “Doctor, it hurts when I do this with my arm.”  Doctor’s response ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there
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U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there

editor editor- June 5, 2019

Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association President and CEO was the first to speak at the U.S. Travel Association’s IPW Press ... Read More

Chinese travelers ‘harassed’: Beijing issues US travel warning
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Chinese travelers ‘harassed’: Beijing issues US travel warning

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

China has issued a travel warning to its citizens traveling to the US, citing reports that trade war tensions have ... Read More

Another safety blow for Boeing: 737 MAX and NG’s “improperly manufactured parts” need replacement
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Another safety blow for Boeing: 737 MAX and NG’s “improperly manufactured parts” need replacement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

Boeing 737 MAX and NG manufacturer revealed that some aircraft parts were improperly manufactured and would need replacement dealing yet ... Read More

‘Extreme vetting’: US visa applicants now required to submit their social media history
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‘Extreme vetting’: US visa applicants now required to submit their social media history

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 1, 2019

The United States Department of State has begun requiring temporary visitors and those seeking permanent residence to submit five years’ ... Read More

Tourists traveling to Tanzania: No plastic bags or face fines or imprisonment
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Tourists traveling to Tanzania: No plastic bags or face fines or imprisonment

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- May 31, 2019

Tourists and foreign visitors traveling to Tanzania are advised not to carry with them plastic bags on arrival at the ... Read More

Who is the new Minister of Tourism in South Africa, Nkhensani Kubayi-Nguban?
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Who is the new Minister of Tourism in South Africa, Nkhensani Kubayi-Nguban?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2019

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has named Nkhensani Kubayi-Ngubane as the new minister of tourism to replace Derek Hanekom. Until ... Read More

Finally! Boeing CEO admits failure to properly implement 737 MAX safety alert feature
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Finally! Boeing CEO admits failure to properly implement 737 MAX safety alert feature

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

Dennis Muilenburg, the President, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Boeing Company, said his company failed to properly implement ... Read More

Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way
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Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way

editor editor- May 30, 2019

U.S. Travel advisories against Kenya should be increased. This is the demand by leaders of the LGBT Community to the ... Read More

Russian space tourism company to test-fly returnable capsule with dummy on board
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Russian space tourism company to test-fly returnable capsule with dummy on board

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

Russia’s CosmoCourse private space tourism company will send from one to six dummies for the first autonomous flight of a ... Read More

Seven tourists drown as Danube sightseeing boat collides with another ship, sinks in Budapest
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Seven tourists drown as Danube sightseeing boat collides with another ship, sinks in Budapest

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

A tourist boat with dozens of people on board has collided with another vessel and capsized on the Danube River ... Read More

Russia’s Prosecutor General: “Poor state of Russia’s aviation caused Superjet disaster”
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Russia’s Prosecutor General: “Poor state of Russia’s aviation caused Superjet disaster”

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

The recent catastrophic crash-landing of a Sukhoi Superjet-100 at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport was a result of the poor state of ... Read More

Ambassador Mangu creates synergies between Rwandan and Tanzanian tourism players
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Ambassador Mangu creates synergies between Rwandan and Tanzanian tourism players

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- May 28, 2019

Tanzanian ambassador to Rwanda, Ernest Mangu, is engaging tour operators from both countries to create synergies, in his latest efforts ... Read More

Nepal Tourism Board official response to Mount Everest expedition deaths
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Nepal Tourism Board official response to Mount Everest expedition deaths

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019

Is Nepal a safe destination to travel after 11 people died climbing Mount Everest this season? The answer should be ... Read More

Trend setter for tourism to enter the European Parliament: The best Tourism Minister of the World Elena Kountoura
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Trend setter for tourism to enter the European Parliament: The best Tourism Minister of the World Elena Kountoura

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

The European Parliament is about to say yes to travel and tourism, and after today's election, new trends may be ... Read More

Rip-off Greek-style: US tourists charged $937 for simple lunch at Mykonos restaurant
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Rip-off Greek-style: US tourists charged $937 for simple lunch at Mykonos restaurant

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 25, 2019

DK Oyster restaurant on the Greek tourist island of Mykonos charged American tourists 830 euros ($937) for six portions of ... Read More

China Air Transport Association: 737 MAX fiasco to cost Chinese airlines $579 million
Airline News

China Air Transport Association: 737 MAX fiasco to cost Chinese airlines $579 million

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 25, 2019

The China Air Transport Association (CATA) said it estimates losses at Chinese airlines caused by the grounding of Boeing's 737 ... Read More

Maritime security the Seychelles way
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Maritime security the Seychelles way

mm Alain St.Ange- May 25, 2019

Africa’s smallest nation is setting a standard for safe sustainable seas through the prosecution of pirates, international maritime cooperation, and ... Read More

United Airlines CEO: We rebook Boeing 737 MAX passengers complimentary
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United Airlines CEO: We rebook Boeing 737 MAX passengers complimentary

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2019

United Airlines operates 14 Boeing MAX jets and has dozens more on order. United Airlines Chief Executive Oscar Munoz promised ... Read More

Fire Department asks citizens to pray after catastrophic tornado hits Jefferson City, Missouri
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Fire Department asks citizens to pray after catastrophic tornado hits Jefferson City, Missouri

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2019

Jefferson City in Missouri, was just hit by a violent tornado 2 hours ago. The Jefferson City Fire Department: tweeted ... Read More

Memorial Day traffic study finds dire economic cost, public support for user fees
Transportation News

Memorial Day traffic study finds dire economic cost, public support for user fees

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday released a survey finding that Americans avoided an estimated 47.5 million auto trips due ... Read More

New lawsuits filed against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash
Travel Safety & Emergencies

New lawsuits filed against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

Additional wrongful death lawsuits in the crash of the Boeing 737-8 MAX, operated as Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, were filed ... Read More