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

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 20:15 0

Tanzania Tanzanian tour operators are mulling over the idea of turning the country’s commercial center of Dar Es Salaam into a ‘tourism paradise’, a copycat ... Read More

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

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

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- May 14, 2019 10:17 0

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

Montreal Gay Village shines as LGBTQ and contemporary art beacon

Montreal Gay Village shines as LGBTQ and contemporary art beacon

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 18:15 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 11, 2019 19:35 0

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

Marriott issues statement on health of President and CEO Arne Sorenson

Marriott issues statement on health of President and CEO Arne Sorenson

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 19:52 0

Marriott International, Inc. today announced that President and CEO Arne Sorenson was diagnosed on Wednesday with stage 2 pancreatic cancer. Sorenson, 60, received the diagnosis ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 18:55 0

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

Arabian Travel Market 2019 is open

Arabian Travel Market 2019 is open

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019 17:04 0

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation, officially inaugurated Arabian Travel Market ... Read More

How Emirates is supporting and preserving biodiversity

How Emirates is supporting and preserving biodiversity

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019 07:51 0

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

Notre Dame cathedral inferno: Paris iconic tourist attraction on fire

Notre Dame cathedral inferno: Paris iconic tourist attraction on fire

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019 18:14 0

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

Amtrak puts up $90 million into train tourism

Amtrak puts up $90 million into train tourism

editor editor- April 8, 2019 20:55 0

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

Radisson Hotel expanding in South Asia

Radisson Hotel expanding in South Asia

editor editor- April 6, 2019 00:03 0

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

Cable Car to be introduced on Mount Kilimanjaro, amid protest

Cable Car to be introduced on Mount Kilimanjaro, amid protest

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- April 4, 2019 16:09 0

A cable car is to be rolled out on Mount Kilimanjaro by a foreign company to improve access and boost tourism, amid strong protest from ... Read More

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019 21:14 0

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

Centara to showcase traditional Thai heritage through Songkran

Centara to showcase traditional Thai heritage through Songkran

editor editor- April 2, 2019 18:41 2

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

 Iranians open homes to travelers stranded by floods

 Iranians open homes to travelers stranded by floods

editor editor- March 27, 2019 22:16 0

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

Ethiopian Airlines CEO believes in The New Spirit of Africa and pledges to work with Boeing

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 07:53 0

Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO, Ethiopian Airlines issued a statement today. He wrote: "It has been more than two weeks since the tragic crash of Ethiopian Airlines ... Read More

Passenger evacuation underway from Viking Sky cruise ship stranded off Norway

Passenger evacuation underway from Viking Sky cruise ship stranded off Norway

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 23, 2019 17:10 0

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

Munich Airport reports 2018 net profit of 150 million euros

Munich Airport reports 2018 net profit of 150 million euros

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019 16:01 0

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

Turkish suspect in Utrecht terrorist attack arrested

Turkish suspect in Utrecht terrorist attack arrested

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 22:42 0

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

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

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

editor editor- March 18, 2019 20:31 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 15:02 0

The mayor of Utrecht has confirmed that three people have been killed in the shooting. Dutch police have identified a 37-year-old Turkish man as the ... Read More

Search underway for missing plane heading from Tennessee to South Carolina

Search underway for missing plane heading from Tennessee to South Carolina

editor editor- March 15, 2019 20:18 0

Macon County Emergency Management agency reported that crews are searching for a plane that took off from Knoxville, Tennessee, but never reached its destination in ... Read More

Pierre Dominique Prümm joins Fraport Executive Board

Pierre Dominique Prümm joins Fraport Executive Board

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 16:30 0

In its meeting today (Thursday, March 14), Fraport AG’s supervisory board appointed Dr. Pierre Dominique Prümm to the company’s executive board, effective July 2019. Prümm ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 16:30 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019 20:05 0

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

4 American tourists and pilot killed in Kenya copter crash

4 American tourists and pilot killed in Kenya copter crash

editor editor- March 4, 2019 21:42 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 3, 2019 20:25 0

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

Anguilla’s beloved Moonsplash Music Festival returns this March

Anguilla’s beloved Moonsplash Music Festival returns this March

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 16:02 0

Anguilla’s iconic Moonsplash Music Festival will once again take place under a full moon at the legendary Dune Preserve on Rendezvous Bay, from March 21 ... Read More

Alitalia airline: Of back doors and scoundrels?

Alitalia airline: Of back doors and scoundrels?

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 22, 2019 01:37 6

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economic Development, Luigi Di Maio, meeting the unions at Mise, (Ministry of Economic Development) outlined the account of the ... Read More

Alaska Airlines announces major investment in Bay Area

Alaska Airlines announces major investment in Bay Area

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 16:10 0

Alaska Airlines today unveiled plans to build a new 8,500-square-foot top floor lounge at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Located in Terminal 2, guests will ... Read More

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