Tag: traveling

African Tourism Board: Kenya tourism resilience is an example to the world

African Tourism Board: Kenya tourism resilience is an example to the world

editor editor- January 16, 2019 04:37 0

The African Tourism Board strongly condemned the terror attack that occurred today at the luxury Dusit Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya. Read More

Golden Globe winner Rami Malek: A fan of which hotel?

Golden Globe winner Rami Malek: A fan of which hotel?

editor editor- January 15, 2019 23:04 0

Rami Malek is a fan of the tranquility and peace at Mandarin Oriental. Read More

Americans now opting for travel before house, marriage, kids

Americans now opting for travel before house, marriage, kids

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2019 17:25 0

30 and 40-somethings are giving ‘early retirement’ a completely new meaning! With more disposable income, flexible hours and retirement looking very different today than it ... Read More

Air Canada’s new loyalty program launches in 2020

Air Canada’s new loyalty program launches in 2020

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019 19:19 0

Air Canada announced today the successful closing of its purchase of Aimia Canada Inc., owner and operator of the Aeroplan loyalty business, from Aimia Inc. ... Read More

Terrorism causes US to issue travel advisory for Algeria

Terrorism causes US to issue travel advisory for Algeria

editor editor- January 8, 2019 23:07 0

The US government website warns travelers to exercise increased caution when traveling in Algeria due to terrorism. Read More

Global travel retail market: Strategies and forecasts

Global travel retail market: Strategies and forecasts

editor editor- January 8, 2019 21:05 0

The global travel retail market was at US$ 63.59 billion in 2017 growing with a CAGR of 8.1% during the forecast period from 2018 to ... Read More

Belize Travel Advisory level upped: Crime goes unchecked

Belize Travel Advisory level upped: Crime goes unchecked

editor editor- January 7, 2019 19:48 0

Due to high crime, travelers are advised to exercise caution while traveling to the south side of Belize City. Read More

First Boeing 787-10 begins regular transcontinental service

First Boeing 787-10 begins regular transcontinental service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 7, 2019 19:42 0

Today, first Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner began regular service as UA2418, departing from Los Angeles International Airport traveling to Newark Liberty International Airport. United Airlines is ... Read More

Marriott data breach: Passports not encrypted

Marriott data breach: Passports not encrypted

editor editor- January 4, 2019 21:05 0

Marriott said for the first time that 5.25 million passport numbers were kept in the Starwood system in plain, unencrypted data files Read More

Brazil president: I’d rather have a dead son than a gay son

Brazil president: I’d rather have a dead son than a gay son

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 4, 2019 06:08 0

Rio may no longer be a pink destination. How will the future of the traveling #LGBTQ world change if they took a stance against growing ... Read More

Increased caution due to terrorism: US issues Travel Advisory for Tunisia

Increased caution due to terrorism: US issues Travel Advisory for Tunisia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019 01:20 0

US Department of State issued Level 2 Travel Advisory (Exercise Increased Caution) for Tunisia. The warning was issued due to increased risk of terrorist attacks ... Read More

Updated US Travel Advisory for China: Will China tourism officials retaliate?

Updated US Travel Advisory for China: Will China tourism officials retaliate?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2019 21:45 0

Every day 8000 Chinese tourists enter the United States, and every day an average of 5000 American tourists enter China. Americans should exercise increased caution ... Read More

US Travel Advisory issued against Indonesia targeting Central Sulawesi

US Travel Advisory issued against Indonesia targeting Central Sulawesi

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2019 19:59 0

The U.S. State Department today issued a travel advisory for Indonesia. This advisory is asking American Tourists to reconsider travel to Central Sulawesi and Papua ... Read More

Confronting world tourism’s changing economic times

Confronting world tourism’s changing economic times

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- January 3, 2019 01:03 0

There is little doubt that the tourism industry is facing some interesting and challenging times. Read More

Over 20 people killed or injured in Denmark train disaster

Over 20 people killed or injured in Denmark train disaster

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 2, 2019 15:34 0

At least six people were killed and sixteen injured in a train accident in Denmark. The disaster came amid a powerful storm that is devastating ... Read More

New year on a train in China: 11.5 million had this idea

New year on a train in China: 11.5 million had this idea

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 2, 2019 02:29 0

Most of the top tourist destinations in China, including Beijing, Xi'an, Chengdu, Guilin, Shanghai and more, can be reached by high-speed trains. Read More

Goa: Where are the tourists?

Goa: Where are the tourists?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 2, 2019 02:10 0

The beaches along Calangute in Goa, India saw hordes of low budget tourists this Holiday season. They created noise and garbage, empty beer bottles., but ... Read More

555 airline passengers died in 2018: Is this good news?

555 airline passengers died in 2018: Is this good news?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 2, 2019 00:51 0

Last year 555 airline passengers died in plane accidents. This is the worst year according to a report by BBC. The good news is with ... Read More

Snowbird travel stress decreased with driveaway service

Snowbird travel stress decreased with driveaway service

editor editor- January 1, 2019 00:35 0

Ever thought of the idea of visiting a destination, be it for holiday or work, and getting to drive your own car upon reaching the ... Read More

Indian male stripper onboard Air India Express dropped all his clothes

Indian male stripper onboard Air India Express dropped all his clothes

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018 07:54 0

Naked and forced by flight attendants to cover himself in a blanket, Surendra was onboard Air India Express flight (IX 194) on Saturday traveling from ... Read More

Interview with a Seychelles Travel Pro: Mr Alan Mason

Interview with a Seychelles Travel Pro: Mr Alan Mason

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- December 31, 2018 05:03 0

As a paradise in the Indian Ocean, Seychelles competes with many other island nations across the globe, from South East Asia to the Caribbean, as ... Read More

Emirates 2018: 192,000 flights and 59 million passengers

Emirates 2018: 192,000 flights and 59 million passengers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018 02:59 0

Emirates carried over 59 million passengers on more than 192,000 flights in 2018. "We had our challenges in 2018, however, we continued to maximize opportunities ... Read More

Suicide Tourism: A popular tourist destination in Japan with a dark reputation

Suicide Tourism: A popular tourist destination in Japan with a dark reputation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018 07:54 0

Suicide Tourism is a very dark side of tourism one better not mention. Therefore the  Japan National Tourism Organization will only tell you about the ... Read More

Drop your luggage

Drop your luggage

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- December 29, 2018 20:04 0

The airlines do not care if we are going to be away from home for one hour or one year, baggage is evil and must ... Read More

Uzbekistan is looking at KLM to attract European Tourists

Uzbekistan is looking at KLM to attract European Tourists

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 29, 2018 07:32 0

According to the Ambassador of Uzbekistan to the Benelux countries, Dilyor Khakimov, the National airline of the Netherlands, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is planning to ... Read More

India train grounded for 2 months: Travelers infuriated

India train grounded for 2 months: Travelers infuriated

editor editor- December 26, 2018 22:47 0

According to the railway authorities, the DMU service between Jammu and Udhampur, train number 7406/74907, shall remain suspended until March 5, 2019. Read More

Airline passengers have mixed views about pets on planes

Airline passengers have mixed views about pets on planes

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 26, 2018 17:30 0

When polled about allowing animals, including service, emotional support and other pets on planes, results were mixed. However, one thing 58 percent agreed on: Airlines ... Read More

What destinations are trending with independent travelers for New Year?

What destinations are trending with independent travelers for New Year?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 26, 2018 16:50 0

With the New Year celebration only a few days away, what cities are hot with the independent travelers this year? Tokyo, Paris and New York ... Read More

Spending Christmas in Kilimanjaro, down of the Roof of Africa

Spending Christmas in Kilimanjaro, down of the Roof of Africa

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- December 25, 2018 21:07 0

Spending Christmas and New Year holidays on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro is such a thrilling moment now pulling thousands of travelers from Africa and ... Read More

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