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‘Huge fire and evacuation’ after train derails in Illinois
Travel Safety & Emergencies

‘Huge fire and evacuation’ after train derails in Illinois

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 10, 2019

A freight train carrying flammable liquid derailed near Dupo, Illinois, prompting an evacuation of railroad staff. The accident occurred at ... Read More

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

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

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

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

Air China launches direct Rome-Hangzhou flight
Airline News

Air China launches direct Rome-Hangzhou flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

A new Air China flight connecting Italian capital Rome with Hangzhou, capital of east China's Zhejiang Province, was inaugurated at ... Read More

Les Escapades Seychelles 2019, another Successful Edition for the Destination
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Les Escapades Seychelles 2019, another Successful Edition for the Destination

editor editor- June 13, 2019

Held from June 4, 2019 to June 6, 2019, the 16th Edition of the annual Roadshow - Escapades Seychelles received ... Read More

Four countries, 4 days, 1 destination: Seychelles Eastern European Roadshow 2019
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Four countries, 4 days, 1 destination: Seychelles Eastern European Roadshow 2019

editor editor- June 13, 2019

On May 27, 2019, the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) set off for its annual Seychelles Dedicated Roadshow in Central and ... Read More

World’s largest steam locomotive is returning to the rails
Business Travel News

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

Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities
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Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities

Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka- June 11, 2019

The Rapid Response Team by Safertourism reached out to Sri Lanka tourism authorities including the minister of tourism and industry ... Read More

W Hotels debuts newly reimagined three Atlanta hotels
Hotel & Resort News

W Hotels debuts newly reimagined three Atlanta hotels

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

Georgia is on our mind. W Hotels Worldwide revealed major upgrades to each of the city’s three W hotels (W ... Read More

W Hotels: Updates in Atlanta
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W Hotels: Updates in Atlanta

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 10, 2019

Georgia is on our mind. W Hotels Worldwide is excited to reveal upgrades to each of the city's three W ... Read More

Want a head or foot massage? Take an Indian train
Transportation News

Want a head or foot massage? Take an Indian train

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

Indian Railways have added a refreshing new perk for some travelers tired from long journeys: head and foot massages. Not ... Read More

Old City of Jerusalem tourist cable car project approved
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Old City of Jerusalem tourist cable car project approved

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

Israel's National Infrastructure Committee has rejected a slew of petitions against the cable car to the Old City of Jerusalem ... Read More

Wines and sunsets: New train excursion in Colorado
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Wines and sunsets: New train excursion in Colorado

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

 Travelers visiting the Alamosa area have a new option for a Friday or Saturday night activity: wine, food, history, scenery, ... 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

World Travel Awards 2019: Complete list of winners for Africa & the Indian Ocean
Travel Award News

World Travel Awards 2019: Complete list of winners for Africa & the Indian Ocean

mm Alain St.Ange- June 4, 2019

The World Travel Awards took place in Mauritius. Businesses from all over Africa were competing to be the best of ... Read More

VIA Rail Canada ridership and revenue continue to grow
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VIA Rail Canada ridership and revenue continue to grow

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

 HIGHLIGHTS Ridership up 5.1% Passenger Revenues up 8.4% Greater accessibility at the Ottawa station Launch of New Fleet Replacement program ... Read More

Arctic tourist train for foreign visitors launched in Russia
Transportation News

Arctic tourist train for foreign visitors launched in Russia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

Russian Far East Investment and Export agency announced that the first charter train to Russia's Arctic region will set off ... Read More

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

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

Schiphol Airport: Do not travel during tomorrow’s public transport strike!
Transportation News

Schiphol Airport: Do not travel during tomorrow’s public transport strike!

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019

Due to the public transport strike no buses and trains will be running in the Netherlands. We expect high congestion ... Read More

European Commission assesses Hyperloop regulatory needs
Transportation News

European Commission assesses Hyperloop regulatory needs

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies announced today the presentation of the first finalized generic guideline for design, operation, and certification for Hyperloop ... 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

Dusit International to manage deluxe hot springs resort in Wugongshan, China
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Dusit International to manage deluxe hot springs resort in Wugongshan, China

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

Dusit International has signed a hotel management agreement with Jiangxi Honglv Real Estate Company Limited to manage Dusit Thani Hot ... Read More

Studying abroad will become easier by 2021
Educational Travel News

Studying abroad will become easier by 2021

editor editor- May 21, 2019

It's a goal that many students set for their education: To study abroad. However, for many, it is a daunting ... Read More

How are Airbnb and Thailand Government Savings Bank working together?
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How are Airbnb and Thailand Government Savings Bank working together?

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- May 18, 2019

Airbnb, a community-driven hospitality company, and the Government Savings Bank, Thailand’s 105-year-old state-owned bank, today announced an official strategic partnership ... Read More

Emergency statement for tourists in Peru from PROMPERU
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Emergency statement for tourists in Peru from PROMPERU

editor editor- May 11, 2019

In response to the farming strike announced for May 13, 2019 in Cusco, PROMPERU has issued the following information: On ... Read More

EscapeMaker to host all women-led first-ever Virtual Agritourism Conference
Culinary Travel News

EscapeMaker to host all women-led first-ever Virtual Agritourism Conference

editor editor- May 9, 2019

Fourteen women industry experts join forces to create an evergreen educational resource for innkeepers, farmers, winemakers, craft beverage producers and ... Read More

Airbus: Limited or no aerospace experience? No problem!
Airline News

Airbus: Limited or no aerospace experience? No problem!

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

Airbus has launched two new hiring programs designed to employ applicants with little-to-no aviation or aerospace experience. The two programs, ... Read More

Reimagining Tourism through Human Capital Development
Tourism News

Reimagining Tourism through Human Capital Development

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019

“Reimagining Tourism through Human Capital Development” written by Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett. Around the world today tourism ... Read More

Safertourism.com: Tourism Security will be an issue in 2020
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Safertourism.com: Tourism Security will be an issue in 2020

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2019

The 26th Las Vegas International Tourism Safety and Security Conference in 27 years was concluded last week. Next year a ... Read More

Côte d’Ivoire seeks African Development Bank’s support for $5.8 billion tourism plan
Tourism Investment News

Côte d’Ivoire seeks African Development Bank’s support for $5.8 billion tourism plan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019

Ivorian Minister of Tourism Siandou Fofana on 25 April 2019 presented a strategy document aimed at making Côte d’Ivoire Africa’s ... Read More

Allegiant announces new Senior Vice President, Flight Crew Operations
Airline News

Allegiant announces new Senior Vice President, Flight Crew Operations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019

Allegiant has announced that Tracy Tulle has been appointed to the role of senior vice president, flight crew operations. Tulle, ... Read More

FlyArystan: The world’s newest low fare airline
Airline News

FlyArystan: The world’s newest low fare airline

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019

FlyArystan, the world’s newest low fare, high-quality airline from Kazakh flag carrier Air Astana, takes to the skies today, for ... 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

New culinary experiences launched in Victoria Falls
Culinary Travel News

New culinary experiences launched in Victoria Falls

editor editor- April 24, 2019

Earlier this year Pure Africa Destination Management announced its latest restaurant management partnership with Afro-Chic destination venue Zambezi House Restaurant, ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: New York City MetroCard might just be your ‘golden ticket’ to Hawaii
Hawaii Travel News

Hawaii Tourism: New York City MetroCard might just be your ‘golden ticket’ to Hawaii

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019

The Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau (HVCB) launched an initiative today that will bring one lucky New Yorker (and a ... Read More

India: Jet Airways’ demise leads to spike in airfares, massive hotel cancellations
Airline News

India: Jet Airways’ demise leads to spike in airfares, massive hotel cancellations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019

The abrupt shutdown of Jet Airways operations has left Indian tourism industry a worried lot as it has led to ... Read More