Tag: tragedy

Pilot killed after plane crashes into river at Polish airshow

Pilot killed after plane crashes into river at Polish airshow

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019 17:20 0

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

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

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

editor editor- June 13, 2019 03:10 0

Instagrammers are flocking to the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant ever since the HBO mini-series "Chernobyl" aired, and the creator of the series is not happy. ... Read More

Nearly 100 people killed in Mali’s Sunday massacre

Nearly 100 people killed in Mali’s Sunday massacre

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 15:10 0

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

Tourism Marketing for the summer months

Tourism Marketing for the summer months

mm Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- June 3, 2019 22:20 0

With June’s arrival, tourism professionals should have begun to think about the summer months. In much of the world, these coming months are high season. ... Read More

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 22:25 0

The recent catastrophic crash-landing of a Sukhoi Superjet-100 at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport was a result of the poor state of Russia’s aviation industry, with pilots ... Read More

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

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 23:45 0

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

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 7, 2019 00:30 0

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

Sri Lanka Tourism: Demonstrating resilience after terror attacks

Sri Lanka Tourism: Demonstrating resilience after terror attacks

editor editor- April 30, 2019 22:12 1

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019 23:15 0

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

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 20:05 0

World’s biggest aerospace corporation was forced to pull its full financial forecast for the current year due to unresolved issues surrounding Boeing’s once best-selling 737 ... Read More

Two Australian Heroes killed when saving a tourist from drowning

Two Australian Heroes killed when saving a tourist from drowning

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019 21:31 0

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

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

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 07:53 0

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

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019 16:30 0

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

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2019 00:41 0

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

Islamic Relief USA: Learn, not despise one another

Islamic Relief USA: Learn, not despise one another

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2019 17:44 0

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

Boeing suspends all deliveries of 737 MAX jets to customers

Boeing suspends all deliveries of 737 MAX jets to customers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019 00:07 0

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

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 17:35 0

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

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019 15:40 0

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

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau response to Ethiopian Airlines Crash

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau response to Ethiopian Airlines Crash

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 19:34 0

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

National Limousine Association releases Passenger Bill of Rights

National Limousine Association releases Passenger Bill of Rights

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019 14:09 0

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

Statement issued after deadly Boeing 767-300 crash in Houston

Statement issued after deadly Boeing 767-300 crash in Houston

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 25, 2019 03:25 0

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

NYC Winter Show: A treasure trove for hotel interior designers

NYC Winter Show: A treasure trove for hotel interior designers

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 31, 2019 23:56 0

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

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 27, 2019 17:20 0

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

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

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 20:12 0

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

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

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

editor editor- January 13, 2019 01:29 0

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

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 25, 2018 03:32 0

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

Uganda needs comprehensive tourism visibility strategy

Uganda needs comprehensive tourism visibility strategy

mm Alain St.Ange- December 10, 2018 16:16 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 8, 2018 17:58 1

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

6 killed, 120 injured in Italian nightclub stampede

6 killed, 120 injured in Italian nightclub stampede

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 8, 2018 06:20 1

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

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

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

editor editor- February 2, 2015 15:07 0

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

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