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The Arena di Verona mourns the passing of Maestro Franco Zeffirelli
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The Arena di Verona mourns the passing of Maestro Franco Zeffirelli

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 15, 2019

The tragic news of the death of Maestro Zeffirelli, creator of dreams, arrived today in the Arena di Verona Foundation, ... Read More

A push for market liberalization in the Caribbean
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A push for market liberalization in the Caribbean

mm Seth Miller- June 12, 2019

Can cooperation and market liberalization beat out protectionist interests in the Caribbean? The 2019 Caribavia conference wasted little time in ... Read More

Ghana Remains Safe: African Tourism Board Rapid Response Team offers assistance
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Ghana Remains Safe: African Tourism Board Rapid Response Team offers assistance

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 11, 2019

Ghana remains sage, security remains vigilant according to a statement issued by Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the Minister of Information for ... Read More

China, Saudi Arabia and travel tech dominate Arabian Travel Market 2019 agenda
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China, Saudi Arabia and travel tech dominate Arabian Travel Market 2019 agenda

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

This year’s Arabian Travel Market witnessed a 106% increase in visitors from China and a 20% increase in international visitors ... 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

RIU Hotels & Resorts enters Senegal
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RIU Hotels & Resorts enters Senegal

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

The RIU Hotels & Resorts chain has announced the purchase of a 25-hectare site in the Pointe Sarène area on ... Read More

Maui Visitors Bureau’s hidden statement on hiking on Maui
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Maui Visitors Bureau’s hidden statement on hiking on Maui

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 29, 2019

Tourism is the biggest business in Hawaii.  Ocean activities and hiking are the most popular activities on the Hawaiian island ... Read More

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

Tanzanian tour operators plan to turn Dar Es Salaam into Paris of East Africa
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Tanzanian tour operators plan to turn Dar Es Salaam into Paris of East Africa

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- May 14, 2019

Tanzania Tanzanian tour operators are mulling over the idea of turning the country’s commercial center of Dar Es Salaam into ... Read More

FCM Travel Solutions accelerates global NDC technology drive with Amadeus and Sabre
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FCM Travel Solutions accelerates global NDC technology drive with Amadeus and Sabre

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- May 14, 2019

The drive-by FCM Travel Solutions to lead the integration of a long-term digital NDC booking solution globally in the corporate sector ... Read More

Montreal Gay Village shines as LGBTQ and contemporary art beacon
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Montreal Gay Village shines as LGBTQ and contemporary art beacon

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019

Today, the Business Development Corporation (SDC) for the Montreal Village and the Ville-Marie borough, alongside Robert Beaudry, City Councilor for ... Read More

Tunisia: Tourist arrivals up 18 percent, tourism revenues reach $300 million
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Tunisia: Tourist arrivals up 18 percent, tourism revenues reach $300 million

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 11, 2019

Tunisia has recorded an 18 percent increase in tourist arrivals during the first four months of this year, compared to ... Read More

Marriott issues statement on health of President and CEO Arne Sorenson
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Marriott issues statement on health of President and CEO Arne Sorenson

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019

Marriott International, Inc. today announced that President and CEO Arne Sorenson was diagnosed on Wednesday with stage 2 pancreatic cancer. ... Read More

Inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa opens tomorrow alongside ATM
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Inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa opens tomorrow alongside ATM

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

More than 300 aviation and airport professionals will be heading to the first CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa (MEIA) ... Read More

Arabian Travel Market 2019 is open
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Arabian Travel Market 2019 is open

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation, ... Read More

How Emirates is supporting and preserving biodiversity
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How Emirates is supporting and preserving biodiversity

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019

Taking its environmental responsibilities seriously and championing wildlife conservation across different corners of the planet, the Emirates Group is playing ... Read More

Notre Dame cathedral inferno: Paris iconic tourist attraction on fire
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Notre Dame cathedral inferno: Paris iconic tourist attraction on fire

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019

Smoke and fire is seen leaping from the top of Notre Dame, the iconic Paris cathedral. Videos shot by people ... Read More

Amtrak puts up $90 million into train tourism
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Amtrak puts up $90 million into train tourism

editor editor- April 8, 2019

“By investing in the modernization of Baltimore Penn Station, Amtrak seeks to transform central Baltimore into a premier regional transportation ... Read More

Radisson Hotel expanding in South Asia
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Radisson Hotel expanding in South Asia

editor editor- April 6, 2019

With the support of hotel company Jin Jiang, Radisson Hotel Group is positioning itself in South Asia at the Hotel ... Read More

Cable Car to be introduced on Mount Kilimanjaro, amid protest
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Cable Car to be introduced on Mount Kilimanjaro, amid protest

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- April 4, 2019

A cable car is to be rolled out on Mount Kilimanjaro by a foreign company to improve access and boost ... Read More

American Tourist Kidnapped in Uganda: African Tourism Board in action with expert Dr. Peter Tarlow
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American Tourist Kidnapped in Uganda: African Tourism Board in action with expert Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019

Not only leopards were roaming Queen Elizabeth National Park today, but criminals who kidnapped an elderly American tourist in the ... Read More

Centara to showcase traditional Thai heritage through Songkran
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Centara to showcase traditional Thai heritage through Songkran

editor editor- April 2, 2019

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is partnering with Smile in Love Wedding Studio to showcase Thailand’s rich ... Read More

 Iranians open homes to travelers stranded by floods
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 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

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

Passenger evacuation underway from Viking Sky cruise ship stranded off Norway
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Passenger evacuation underway from Viking Sky cruise ship stranded off Norway

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 23, 2019

The cruise ship Viking Sky, which lost engine power and drifted towards land off Norway earlier on Saturday managed to ... Read More

Munich Airport reports 2018 net profit of 150 million euros
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Munich Airport reports 2018 net profit of 150 million euros

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019

Munich Airport reported a successful 2018 operating year at its annual press conference in Munich today: The 3.8 percent increase ... Read More

Turkish suspect in Utrecht terrorist attack arrested
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Turkish suspect in Utrecht terrorist attack arrested

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019

Utrecht's police chief has confirmed that the 37-year-old Turkish suspect in the deadly shooting on a tram in the Netherlands ... Read More

US$163 million Port Canaveral Cruise Terminal 3: Go for Launch!
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US$163 million Port Canaveral Cruise Terminal 3: Go for Launch!

editor editor- March 18, 2019

The event theme, “Go for Launch,” was a nod to the Port’s key role with the U.S. space program and ... Read More

Three killed in Utrecht terrorist attack, Turkish suspect on the run
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Three killed in Utrecht terrorist attack, Turkish suspect on the run

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019

The mayor of Utrecht has confirmed that three people have been killed in the shooting. Dutch police have identified a ... Read More

Search underway for missing plane heading from Tennessee to South Carolina
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Search underway for missing plane heading from Tennessee to South Carolina

editor editor- March 15, 2019

Macon County Emergency Management agency reported that crews are searching for a plane that took off from Knoxville, Tennessee, but ... Read More

Pierre Dominique Prümm joins Fraport Executive Board
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Pierre Dominique Prümm joins Fraport Executive Board

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019

In its meeting today (Thursday, March 14), Fraport AG’s supervisory board appointed Dr. Pierre Dominique Prümm to the company’s executive ... Read More

United Airlines to keep its headquarters at Chicago’s Willis Tower
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United Airlines to keep its headquarters at Chicago’s Willis Tower

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

United Airlines announced today it will keep its headquarters at the iconic Willis Tower in the airline's hometown of Chicago, ... Read More

The House of Originals: Launch of new luxury global lifestyle hotel brand announced
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The House of Originals: Launch of new luxury global lifestyle hotel brand announced

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019

Sbe, an international hospitality group that develops, manages and operates award-winning global hospitality brands, announced at the Berlin Hospitality Conference, ... Read More

4 American tourists and pilot killed in Kenya copter crash
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4 American tourists and pilot killed in Kenya copter crash

editor editor- March 4, 2019

A Bell 505 Jet Ranger X crashed last evening in the Lake Turkana area of Kenya, killing all five on ... Read More

Bahamas Ministry of Tourism response to U.S. Travel Advisory
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Bahamas Ministry of Tourism response to U.S. Travel Advisory

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 3, 2019

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation is aware of the recent update to the U.S. Travel Advisory for The ... Read More

Anguilla’s beloved Moonsplash Music Festival returns this March
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Anguilla’s beloved Moonsplash Music Festival returns this March

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019

Anguilla’s iconic Moonsplash Music Festival will once again take place under a full moon at the legendary Dune Preserve on ... Read More