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Is this Hard Rock Hotel Cafe slowly poisoning guests?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 11, 2019

It may not be safe to stay at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino-Punta Cana. "We are too busy to ... Read More

Agra Tourism: Facing the challenge of change

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- June 10, 2019

It is said that there are two kinds of people in the world - those who have seen the Taj ... Read More

Homosexuality is a sin: South Korea’s Gay Pride Festival

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2019

Thousands of members of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community from Korea mixed with tourists from around Asia and ... Read More

Former Jet Airways Chair forced to deboard at Mumbai Airport

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

In a shocking development, Naresh Goyal and his wife, Anita, were forced to deboard the aircraft they were on at ... Read More

Fly-in Lodge set to take helicopter skiing to a new level In Canada

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2019

Northern Escape, Canada's leading heli-skiing operator is launching a new, luxurious remote lodge for the upcoming 2019/2020 season. The new ... Read More

Hawaii hotels report lower revenue, lower occupancy, higher daily rate in April 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

In April 2019, Hawaii hotels statewide reported lower revenue per available room (RevPAR), with higher average daily rate (ADR) and ... Read More

More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants

editor editor- May 20, 2019

by Dr. Louise de Waal President Mokgweetsi Masisi of Botswana categorically denies that his government would ever cull elephants, contradicting ... Read More

African Tourism Board CEO flies home with South African terror victims on Egypt Air

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 20, 2019

African Tourism Board CEO Doris Worfel from Pretoria experienced a first-hand account on today's terror attack targeting a tour bus ... Read More

Thomas Cook Failure: Who to trust and how to communicate

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- May 20, 2019

Thomas Cooks shares are effectively worth nothing right now. Thousands of British tourists looking forward to their holidays are not ... Read More

Shocking: Aviation law firms react to US House Transportation Committee hearing on Boeing 737-8 MAX

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

Justin Green, military-trained pilot and partner at law firm Kreindler & Kreindler LLP, reacted to today's U.S. House Committee on ... Read More

US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019

Today the U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Baghdad ordered a partial evacuation of their American staff.  In the meantime, the ... Read More

Shangri-La issues statement: Attack on the Shangri-La Hotel Colombo Table One Restaurant

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019

An explosion took place in Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo’s Table One Restaurant on Easter Sunday during Easter Brunch at 9.05 am. ... Read More

Boat Charter Policy private stakeholder consultative meeting

editor editor- April 18, 2019

A consultative meeting with private sector stakeholders to discuss the revision of the tourism Boat Charter Policy was held on ... Read More

 Iranians open homes to travelers stranded by floods

editor editor- March 27, 2019

As dramatic videos of deadly floods leaving behind destroyed vehicles and other damage circulate on Iranian social media networks, ordinary ... Read More

Maldives Tourism: Changes needed say local travel industry leaders

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- March 27, 2019

The Corporate Maldives blog recently published an interesting analysis of how tourism leaders in the Indian Ocean Island Republic think. ... Read More

African Tourism Board: The Human Right to Explore the Cape in the Eyes of Marriott

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 26, 2019

The official launch of the African Tourism Board is only about two weeks away. On April 11 at 15.30 the ... Read More

Aloha is not “Aloooooha”: Stop visitors from offending Hawaiians

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 24, 2019

Do not say ALOHA or better ALOOOOOHA when visiting Hawaii. "Those of you particularly in the tourist industry and in ... Read More

US Advisory for Democratic Republic of Congo: Reconsider travel

editor editor- March 22, 2019

The US Department of State has issued a travel advisory for the Democratic Republic of Congo advising that travel be ... Read More

Italy travel: Destination Baia and Latina steps into the video limelight

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 21, 2019

In 2017,  “The Year of the  Borghi” was celebrated in Italy. According to the directive of the former Minister, Dario ... Read More

Pilots frantic search for fix while Boeing Max8 went down

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines and Lions Air most likely have the same deadly scenario accordsidng to a report Reuters today reported about ... Read More

Why did Qatar Airways Flight 968 drop from radar and go on an erratic path?

editor editor- March 20, 2019

Qatar Airways flight #968 from Doha, Qatar, to Hanoi, Vietnam, declared an emergency when approaching Hanoi on today’s scheduled flight. ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister offers condolence to tourists who passed away in Ocho Rios

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has expressed sadness at the passing of two tourists in Ocho Rios yesterday. ... Read More

Scorpion stings passenger on Air Transat flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019

As if flying wasn’t stressful enough, a Canadian student’s story of being stung by a stowaway scorpion mid-flight is adding ... Read More

Rolls-Royce drops from engine competition for Boeing’s New Midsize Airplane platform

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019

Rolls-Royce has decided to withdraw from the current competition to power Boeing’s proposed middle of the market – or New ... Read More

First Brexit airline casualty: flybmi left all passengers stranded

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 17, 2019

Airlines need to plan the exit from the EU in Britain, but with the current impossible and unpredictable situation for ... Read More

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

Another German Airline bankrupt

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 5, 2019

On Monday Germania Fluggesellschaft mbH, its sister maintenance company Germania Technik Brandenburg GmbH as well as Germania Flugdienste GmbH filed for ... Read More

World Animal Protection: Traffickers exploit Turkish Airlines in illegal wildlife trade

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019

An investigation by World Animal Protection reveals Turkish Airlines and Turkish Cargo are enabling the exotic pet trade, despite making ... Read More

1848 and 2019: Niagara Falls is frozen

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 25, 2019

US and Canadian Tourists are rushing to Niagara Falls. The largest North American waterfall on the border between the United ... Read More

No Southwest Airlines flights for Hawaii travelers

editor editor- January 24, 2019

The US government shutdown means there will be no budget flights for Hawaii travelers on Southwest Airlines. Read More

‘Bikini hiker’ freezes to death in Taiwan’s Yushan National Park

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019

Gigi Wu clearly had a passion for climbing. Dubbed the ‘Bikini hiker', she gained notoriety for scaling mountain while scantily ... Read More

Nairobi Dusit2 terror attack: 21 dead, 700 rescued and many heroes

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019

700 people could have died in the attack in Nairobi but didn't because of security measures in place and the ... Read More

Seychelles women recognized for contributions from tourism to gender equality

mm Alain St.Ange- January 14, 2019

Three Seychelles women have been recognized and awarded by CEO Global for the important roles they have played in fields ... Read More

Latin America outperforms North America in tourism growth

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019

With five percent more international trips, outbound travel from the Americas has shown solid growth in 2018 with a plus ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018

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

Drop your luggage

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- December 29, 2018

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