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Pilot killed after plane crashes into river at Polish airshow
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Pilot killed after plane crashes into river at Polish airshow

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019

The terrifying moment when a two-seat light aircraft crashed into a river after a stunt-gone-wrong at an airshow in the ... Read More

Chernobyl: The nuclear disaster, the TV show, the disrespect
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Chernobyl: The nuclear disaster, the TV show, the disrespect

editor editor- June 13, 2019

Instagrammers are flocking to the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant ever since the HBO mini-series "Chernobyl" aired, and the creator of ... 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

Tourism Marketing for the summer months
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Tourism Marketing for the summer months

mm Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- June 3, 2019

With June’s arrival, tourism professionals should have begun to think about the summer months. In much of the world, these ... 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

Air Canada’s union: TSB rule on leaving carry-on baggage behind in an emergency must be implemented
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Air Canada’s union: TSB rule on leaving carry-on baggage behind in an emergency must be implemented

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019

The union representing Air Canada's flight attendants is asking Transport Canada to implement the now two-year-old Transportation Safety Board recommendation ... Read More

Russia’s second largest Superjet 100 operator drops the plane, cancels new purchase
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Russia’s second largest Superjet 100 operator drops the plane, cancels new purchase

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 7, 2019

Russian regional carrier Yamal Airlines has announced its decision to cancel a planned purchase of 10 Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft, ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism: Demonstrating resilience after terror attacks
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Sri Lanka Tourism: Demonstrating resilience after terror attacks

editor editor- April 30, 2019

One week on from the deadliest terror attacks perpetrated in the country since the end of the civil war, Sri ... Read More

Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray
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Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019

Sri Lanka Tourism is actually open for business: There is no threat to the overall safety of visitors. This is ... Read More

Boeing scraps 2019 financial forecast, halts share buybacks in wake of 737 MAX disaster
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Boeing scraps 2019 financial forecast, halts share buybacks in wake of 737 MAX disaster

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

World’s biggest aerospace corporation was forced to pull its full financial forecast for the current year due to unresolved issues ... Read More

Two Australian Heroes killed when saving a tourist from drowning
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Two Australian Heroes killed when saving a tourist from drowning

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019

Tourism and Dairy are popular in  Port Campbell, a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. The town is on the Great ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines CEO believes in The New Spirit of Africa and pledges to work with Boeing
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Ethiopian Airlines CEO believes in The New Spirit of Africa and pledges to work with Boeing

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 25, 2019

Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO, Ethiopian Airlines issued a statement today. He wrote: "It has been more than two weeks since the ... Read More

Indonesian national airline Garuda cancels order for 49 Boeing 737 Max 8 jets
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Indonesian national airline Garuda cancels order for 49 Boeing 737 Max 8 jets

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019

Indonesia’s flag carrier Garuda has announced the cancellation of its multi-billion-dollar order for 49 Boeing 737 Max 8 passenger jets ... Read More

Canada’s government officials announce support for victims of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302
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Canada’s government officials announce support for victims of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2019

Today, the Honorable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness and the Honorable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign ... Read More

Islamic Relief USA: Learn, not despise one another
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Islamic Relief USA: Learn, not despise one another

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2019

Islamic Relief USA, the largest Muslim faith-based humanitarian and advocacy organization, has released the following statement from Chief Executive Officer ... Read More

Boeing suspends all deliveries of 737 MAX jets to customers
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Boeing suspends all deliveries of 737 MAX jets to customers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019

Boeing Company has halted deliveries of all ill-fated Boeing 737 MAX jets to customers after the aircraft type was grounded ... Read More

Travel agents add search filter that allows tourists to block Boeing 737 MAX in their queries
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Travel agents add search filter that allows tourists to block Boeing 737 MAX in their queries

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

Tourist agencies and travel websites have started to adjust search options allowing their clientele to choose the jet type on ... Read More

Boeing’s reputation, billions of dollars at stake as 737 MAX 8 investigation launched
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Boeing’s reputation, billions of dollars at stake as 737 MAX 8 investigation launched

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019

Boeing 737 Max 8 jet operated by Ethiopian Airlines crashed six minutes after take-off on Sunday en route from Addis ... Read More

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau response to Ethiopian Airlines Crash
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau response to Ethiopian Airlines Crash

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the fatal plane crash in Ethiopia: "I am deeply saddened by ... Read More

National Limousine Association releases Passenger Bill of Rights
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National Limousine Association releases Passenger Bill of Rights

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019

The non-profit National Limousine Association (NLA), responsible for and dedicated to representing the interests of the private driver transportation industry, ... Read More

Statement issued after deadly Boeing 767-300 crash in Houston
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Statement issued after deadly Boeing 767-300 crash in Houston

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 25, 2019

Miami to Houston was a deadly flight for the crew on Atlas Air Worldwide. The Boeing 767-300 crashed out of ... Read More

NYC Winter Show: A treasure trove for hotel interior designers
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NYC Winter Show: A treasure trove for hotel interior designers

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 31, 2019

If you love beautiful things like jewelry, sculpture, lamps, art and antiques, there is no better place to get your ... Read More

Wedding ends in tragedy in Peru after hotel wall collapses killing 15
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Wedding ends in tragedy in Peru after hotel wall collapses killing 15

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 27, 2019

At least 15 people were killed and 29 others were injured when wedding in the Peruvian city of Abancay has ... Read More

Uganda Wildlife Authority donates relief to victims of floods and landslides at Mt. Elgon
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Uganda Wildlife Authority donates relief to victims of floods and landslides at Mt. Elgon

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- January 13, 2019

Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) delivered relief items worth UGX 10 Million (USD 3700) to the people who were affected by ... Read More

Did Sri Lankan turtle whisperer receive a message days before the tsunami?
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Did Sri Lankan turtle whisperer receive a message days before the tsunami?

editor editor- January 13, 2019

“I saw the sea rushing in, sweeping away houses, animals and people and causing destruction,” said the turtle whisperer on ... Read More

Mexico’s Puebla governor and her husband die in Christmas Eve helicopter crash
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Mexico’s Puebla governor and her husband die in Christmas Eve helicopter crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 25, 2018

The governor of the Mexican state of Puebla and her husband, a former governor and senator, died in a helicopter ... Read More

Uganda needs comprehensive tourism visibility strategy
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Uganda needs comprehensive tourism visibility strategy

mm Alain St.Ange- December 10, 2018

Google about Uganda and only the bad things will appear, every bad thing about Uganda appears on the net and ... Read More

It was Homicide according to International Nightlife Association at Club Lanterna Azzura Disco, Italy
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It was Homicide according to International Nightlife Association at Club Lanterna Azzura Disco, Italy

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 8, 2018

We ask the Italian authorities to start a full investigation into the facts, find out who sprayed the pepper spray and ... Read More

6 killed, 120 injured in Italian nightclub stampede
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6 killed, 120 injured in Italian nightclub stampede

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 8, 2018

Six people were killed and 120 clubgoers injured in a stampede at a packed nightclub in Italy. Witnesses say the ... Read More

Outrigger Guam Resort scene of a deadly drowning involving a 22-month-old girl
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Outrigger Guam Resort scene of a deadly drowning involving a 22-month-old girl

editor editor- February 2, 2015

The Outrigger Guam Resort was the scene of a tragic deadly incident involving a 22-month-old girl on Saturday. Read More

Guam visitor arrivals break records
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Guam visitor arrivals break records

editor editor- October 11, 2014

Guam has achieved another fiscal year milestone recording over 1.3 million visitors for the second consecutive year. Read More

Tragedy strikes lake travelers in Uganda
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Tragedy strikes lake travelers in Uganda

editor editor- July 29, 2010

UGANDA (eTN) - Bad weather, combined with poor maintenance and the absence of life vests caused a major accident on ... Read More

Kasubi caretakers should learn from tragedy of destruction of tombs
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Kasubi caretakers should learn from tragedy of destruction of tombs

editor editor- March 22, 2010

The destruction of the Kasubi Tombs World Heritage site left many sharing the grief of the lost heritage of Baganda, ... Read More

Landslides on Mt. Elgon avoidable
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Landslides on Mt. Elgon avoidable

editor editor- March 11, 2010

A large landslide on the lower slopes of Mt. Elgon caused a major tragedy in eastern Uganda, when three villages ... Read More

Vietnam ferry accident spoils Tet New Year
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Vietnam ferry accident spoils Tet New Year

editor editor- January 27, 2009

A small ferry overloaded with holiday shoppers sank in Central Vietnam on Sunday, killing at least 40 people ahead of ... Read More

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