Tag: trains

China Railway: 2.8 billion Chinese traveled by train in 2019
Transportation News

China Railway: 2.8 billion Chinese traveled by train in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 21, 2019

Where is the busiest railroad passenger system in the world? China always impresses by numbers, and this is not different ... Read More

Southern Rail Travel Chaos: Person hit by train
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Southern Rail Travel Chaos: Person hit by train

editor editor- October 14, 2019

Southern Rail train passengers are being warned to expect severe disruption after a person was hit by a train between ... Read More

Russia to modernize and expand Saudi Arabia’s railway network
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Russia to modernize and expand Saudi Arabia’s railway network

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 14, 2019

The joint agreement between Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), Russian Railways and the Saudi Railway Company was sealed as part ... Read More

World’s largest steam locomotive is returning to the rails
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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

Lilium: Air taxis to service world’s major cities by 2025
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Lilium: Air taxis to service world’s major cities by 2025

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

According to the German aviation startup Lilium, air taxis will offer services in many major cities all over the world ... 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

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

First Thai boxing ring in five-star Bangkok hotel announced
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First Thai boxing ring in five-star Bangkok hotel announced

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

Tapping into the global popularity of Thai boxing (Muay Thai), The St. Regis Bangkok has unveiled the first Thai boxing ... Read More

Kid-Friendly taxi app offer rides for Orlando visitors to theme parks, Disney, Kennedy Space Center and more
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Kid-Friendly taxi app offer rides for Orlando visitors to theme parks, Disney, Kennedy Space Center and more

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

Parents who fear traveling with car seats when calling a taxi from Orlando International Airport now have a new option ... 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

Wharf Hotels to open Niccolo Suzhou in 2020
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Wharf Hotels to open Niccolo Suzhou in 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019

Suzhou, fondly known as China’s Venice of the East, will take center stage as the city’s newest iconic landmark with ... 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

Would you travel nude or naked?
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Would you travel nude or naked?

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- May 11, 2019

Face Forward. Please! Traveling sucks the moisture out of our skin! We may start the journey looking terrific and deplane ... Read More

CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum joins the aviation dots
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CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum joins the aviation dots

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019

The importance of route planning to airlines as the aviation industry faces ongoing commercial challenges was top of the agenda ... 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

A new Tourism potential in Tanzania: The Southern Circuit
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A new Tourism potential in Tanzania: The Southern Circuit

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- April 21, 2019

A new Tourism potential is about to be unlocked In Tanzania. All roads and international air routes will in the ... Read More

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

Gleam of hope for tourism
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Gleam of hope for tourism

mm Alain St.Ange- April 9, 2019

On March 27, all roads led to Mombasa, Kenya, for a joint business meeting organized by Uganda and Kenya and ... Read More

How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism
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How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019

African Tourism Board, (ATB)  has travel and security on its top agenda when attracting visitors to the continent. At the upcoming ... Read More

Travel Oregon’s “Only Slightly Exaggerated” campaign
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Travel Oregon’s “Only Slightly Exaggerated” campaign

editor editor- April 6, 2019

Inspired by the viral success of the "Only Slightly Exaggerated" campaign last spring, Travel Oregon is launching part two of ... Read More

U.S. Travel Targets ad campaigns at top policymakers
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U.S. Travel Targets ad campaigns at top policymakers

editor editor- March 28, 2019

The U.S. Travel Association continues to put a huge premium on creative engagement with political leaders to ensure key industry ... Read More

African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors
Travel Associations News

African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors

editor editor- March 25, 2019

The official launch of the newly-founded African Tourism Board is only two weeks away, and the U.S.-based interim Chairman Juergen ... 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

Tsuen Wan Line  Derailed: MTR train in HongKong
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Tsuen Wan Line Derailed: MTR train in HongKong

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019

Luckily it was only a trial injuring a driver. It could have been worse with thousands of people using MTR trains ... Read More

Iran Tourism: What about hitchhiking as a woman?
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Iran Tourism: What about hitchhiking as a woman?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

There is no war in Iran, the country is generally safe, and the living standards are comparable to those of ... Read More

Blue Mountain Coffee for Jamaica’s Cruise Visitors
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Blue Mountain Coffee for Jamaica’s Cruise Visitors

editor editor- March 4, 2019

All cruise passengers disembarking at Jamaica’s main ports will soon be treated to a cup of Jamaica’s world famous Blue ... Read More

India International Hotel, Travel and Tourism Research Conference brings industry experts together
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India International Hotel, Travel and Tourism Research Conference brings industry experts together

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- March 1, 2019

Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology inaugurated the 9th India International Hotel, Travel and Tourism Research Conference ... Read More

Improving safety for India rail
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Improving safety for India rail

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- February 27, 2019

Indian Railways is taking steps to improve safety standards and services as it is also moving forward with providing faster ... Read More

Inferno: 25 people killed, 50 injured in Cairo’s Ramses Train Station blaze
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Inferno: 25 people killed, 50 injured in Cairo’s Ramses Train Station blaze

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019

According to Egyptian media, at least 25 people were killed and 50 injured after a train crash ignited a massive ... Read More

Flights canceled, trains stopped, bus services halted – strike chaos paralyzes Belgium
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Flights canceled, trains stopped, bus services halted – strike chaos paralyzes Belgium

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019

Unions' general strike over wages and working conditions has brought Belgium to a screeching halt, causing complete chaos in airports, ... Read More

1 killed, at least 76 injured in Catalonia two-train head-on collision
Travel Safety & Emergencies

1 killed, at least 76 injured in Catalonia two-train head-on collision

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019

One passenger was killed, at least three were critically injured and 16 others sustained less severe wounds, as two commuter ... Read More

Railway Campaign for foreign tourists to Japan features famous comic character
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Railway Campaign for foreign tourists to Japan features famous comic character

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- January 24, 2019

Seibu Railway Co., Ltd. -- which links the Tokyo hubs of Ikebukuro and Shinjuku with well-established destinations, Chichibu and Kawagoe, ... Read More

Marriott trains 500,000 hotel workers to recognize the signs of human trafficking
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Marriott trains 500,000 hotel workers to recognize the signs of human trafficking

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019

Marriott International today announced that, as of this month, it has successfully trained 500,000 hotel workers to spot the signs ... Read More

Italian Railways CEO announces over 4,000 new recruits
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Italian Railways CEO announces over 4,000 new recruits

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- January 17, 2019

The CEO of the Italian Railways Group announced that over 4,000 new employees will be recruited during 2019. Read More

Travel & Tourism at the center of life for Matteo Pennacchi
People in Travel & Tourism

Travel & Tourism at the center of life for Matteo Pennacchi

editor editor- January 17, 2019

Travel & Tourism is what defines Matteo Pennacchi, an eclectic 47-year-old Italian traveler. Read More

3 killed, 600 injured in horrific Pretoria train collision
Travel Safety & Emergencies

3 killed, 600 injured in horrific Pretoria train collision

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2019

At least three people have been confirmed dead and over 600 were injured in a horrifying Tuesday collision involving two ... Read More