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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

WestJet’s Flight Light: Kids watch their parents journey in real-time
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WestJet’s Flight Light: Kids watch their parents journey in real-time

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

Airline's innovative nightlight lets business travellers and frequent fliers share their travel journey with their families. As WestJet's network continues ... Read More

European hotels’ profits down for a fifth consecutive month
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European hotels’ profits down for a fifth consecutive month

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

Profit per room at hotels in mainland Europe fell for a fifth consecutive month in April, as revenue levels continued ... Read More

Bold action by London Heathrow to reduce vehicle emissions
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Bold action by London Heathrow to reduce vehicle emissions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

London Heathrow has announced it is getting ready to introduce a set of tough new measures to protect local air ... Read More

ICCA UK & Ireland members stridently confident and upbeat about political challenges
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ICCA UK & Ireland members stridently confident and upbeat about political challenges

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

Venue and destination members of the ICCA UK & Ireland Chapter voiced positive attitudes and commitment to the challenges of ... Read More

Chinese CRRC exports Railway Vehicles for over 12 billion US Dollars
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Chinese CRRC exports Railway Vehicles for over 12 billion US Dollars

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2019

For decades, Chinese rail giant CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles has been working on the way to go global. With CRRC ... Read More

Tanzanian media mogul and philanthropist passes away
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Tanzanian media mogul and philanthropist passes away

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- May 2, 2019

Tanzanian billionaire, philanthropist and media mogul, Reginald Mengi, has passed away Wednesday night in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Aged 75, ... Read More

American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership
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American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019

The Board of Directors of the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) is pleased to announce the appointment of ... Read More

American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership
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American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019

The Board of Directors of the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) is pleased to announce the appointment of ... Read More

Arab Hotel Investment Conference is back: Why it’s so amazing
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Arab Hotel Investment Conference is back: Why it’s so amazing

mm Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- April 11, 2019

Last year, the move of the 14th Arab Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) from Dubai Jumeirah Madinat to the neighboring Emirate ... Read More

Why President Trump loves Boeing Max 8 and why grounding may not be an option?
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Why President Trump loves Boeing Max 8 and why grounding may not be an option?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 11, 2019

The management at Boeing Headquarter is waking up to a week that will bring great challenges and a PR a ... Read More

Men’s style guide for traveling in business class
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Men’s style guide for traveling in business class

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 4, 2019

If you have a job that involves a lot of traveling to different cities and countries, then you hopefully work ... Read More

European airlines lead 2018 a la carte revenue estimate at $22.5 billion
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European airlines lead 2018 a la carte revenue estimate at $22.5 billion

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019

The latest airline industry report estimated airline a la carte revenue at $65 billion worldwide for 2018. Each year IdeaWorksCompany ... 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

IATA’s chief speaks at CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha
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IATA’s chief speaks at CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019

Alexandre de Juniac, IATA’s Director General and CEO addressed the CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha, Qatar today: ... Read More

East African regional airlines battle to take over the African skies
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East African regional airlines battle to take over the African skies

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 19, 2019

East  African regional airlines are now fighting a winning and losing battle over the African skies which Kenya Airways, Ethiopian ... Read More

UK hotels: Second consecutive month of profit growth in November
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UK hotels: Second consecutive month of profit growth in November

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019

Building on October’s GOPPAR gains, UK hotels successfully produced a second consecutive month of profit growth in November, positioning hotels ... Read More

Jamaica records 8.6% increase in tourism earnings in 2018
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Jamaica records 8.6% increase in tourism earnings in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019

Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica saw an 8.6% increase in tourism revenue in 2018. He told a news ... Read More

Jamaica welcomes international expert on tourism security
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Jamaica welcomes international expert on tourism security

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced that highly regarded tourism security expert, Dr. Peter Tarlow, will arrive on ... Read More

Suspended! Fastjet airline services in Tanzania
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Suspended! Fastjet airline services in Tanzania

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- December 18, 2018

Fastjet airline officials said late last week that its flights would be canceled through the end of January. Read More

Qatar Airways CEO:  Airline has rapid expansion plans
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Qatar Airways CEO: Airline has rapid expansion plans

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2018

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, hosted a media roundtable with global media to discuss ... Read More

Armenian Tourism: US Embassy urging tourists to be vigilant a “standard procedure”
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Armenian Tourism: US Embassy urging tourists to be vigilant a “standard procedure”

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 15, 2018

The statement by the US Embassy in Armenia, that urged American citizens to be vigilant when visiting Armenia during the ... Read More

CEO Ahmed of Emirates calls Lions Air B737 MAX crash a snag
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CEO Ahmed of Emirates calls Lions Air B737 MAX crash a snag

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2018

Fly Dubai is awaiting delivery of the Boeing 737 MAX, the same aircraft that just had a deadly crash when ... Read More

Air Cargo Cargo is a tough business
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Air Cargo Cargo is a tough business

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 5, 2018

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne ... Read More

Leading industry figures take the helm at Cape Town Tourism
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Leading industry figures take the helm at Cape Town Tourism

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- December 4, 2018

Two renowned tourism professionals to provide guidance to Cape Town's premier industry organisation. Read More

A great day for Korea, for World Tourism Safety and for Guam and Hawaii
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A great day for Korea, for World Tourism Safety and for Guam and Hawaii

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 27, 2018

The tourism dream team today are from both Koreas namely Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae. It's a great day for ... Read More

Japanese holiday travelers:  Hawaii up, Guam down
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Japanese holiday travelers: Hawaii up, Guam down

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2017

Travel, tourism, and security are working together. North Korea and the United States had been going through months of tough war ... Read More

North Korea Kim Jong Un gift to Guam: Tourism!
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North Korea Kim Jong Un gift to Guam: Tourism!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 13, 2017

The president of the United States Donald Trump became a tourism ambassador for the U.S. Island territory Guam today when ... Read More

Guam presents 2012 XTERRA Championship Off-Road Triathlon
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Guam presents 2012 XTERRA Championship Off-Road Triathlon

editor editor- January 19, 2012

TUMON, Guam - The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) is inviting professional and amateur triathletes in the Philippines to join in ... Read More

Another tough year for Alaskan tourist industry
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Another tough year for Alaskan tourist industry

editor editor- May 3, 2010

SEATTLE — As the Alaska cruise season starts, Seattle's happy. Vancouver isn't. Alaska, yikes. Read More

Sun Resorts says tourism outlook tough
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Sun Resorts says tourism outlook tough

editor editor- November 17, 2009

PORT LOUIS - Mauritian luxury hotel group Sun Resorts Limited SUNR.MZ said intense competition in the the palm-fringed island's key ... Read More

Tourism states reconsider advertising budget in tough economic times
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Tourism states reconsider advertising budget in tough economic times

editor editor- December 22, 2008

A struggling economy has state governments considering whether advertising a luxury or a necessity. Read More

WTM chairman: Tough year ahead for global travel industry
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WTM chairman: Tough year ahead for global travel industry

editor editor- November 11, 2008

LONDON - The global travel and tourism industry is an incredible force to be reckoned with regardless of what the ... Read More

Greek tourism faces tough ’08 on strong Euro, slow growth
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Greek tourism faces tough ’08 on strong Euro, slow growth

editor editor- April 4, 2008

ATHENS - Greece's tourism industry faces a tough 2008 as the strong euro and a slowdown in the global economy ... Read More