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Swiss Space Tourism: A ticket to ride for US$100
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Swiss Space Tourism: A ticket to ride for US$100

editor editor- June 14, 2019

Boris Otter, future space tourist, is creating a federation of astronaut enthusiasts: an extraordinary opportunity where 5 winning individuals will ... Read More

25hours Hotel One Central in Dubai, debuting in 2020, appoints General Manager & F&B Manager
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25hours Hotel One Central in Dubai, debuting in 2020, appoints General Manager & F&B Manager

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

In spring 2020, the first 25hours Hotel Company hotel outside of Europe will open its doors. Chantel Moore is now ... Read More

Official update on Ebola by the Uganda Minister of Health
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Official update on Ebola by the Uganda Minister of Health

editor editor- June 13, 2019

Ebola is gaining attention in Uganda while tourism remains safe. This is a tough message to sell, but authorities are ... Read More

Participative tourism: International Greeters Association created in Brussels
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Participative tourism: International Greeters Association created in Brussels

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

Greeters are local people who give tourists an unusual, original and personal insight into their city or neighborhood, in a ... Read More

State of Beer @ the American Museum of Natural History
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State of Beer @ the American Museum of Natural History

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- June 8, 2019

Many museums have upped their game over the last few years, adding gourmet restaurants and boutique shopping (i.e., MOMA, Metropolitan ... Read More

Brussels by bike: European capital celebrates cycling and honors its cultural heritage
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Brussels by bike: European capital celebrates cycling and honors its cultural heritage

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

2019 is a year like no other for Brussels. This year Brussels is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first ... Read More

No iPhone, no KFC, no Disneyland: Chinese firm bans workers from buying US goods, travel to USA
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No iPhone, no KFC, no Disneyland: Chinese firm bans workers from buying US goods, travel to USA

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

As the US-China trade dispute gets uglier by the day some Chinese corporations seem intent to respond to Washington pressure ... Read More

Lufthansa brings back New York, London and Paris city guides
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Lufthansa brings back New York, London and Paris city guides

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019

Lufthansa’s travel guides to select destinations around the world are available again. For New York, Paris and London, with Vienna ... Read More

Ottawa Tourism launches ThinkOttawa ambassador program
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Ottawa Tourism launches ThinkOttawa ambassador program

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

Ottawa Tourism, Shaw Centre and Invest Ottawa are collaborating to launch a program to bring more conferences and conventions to ... Read More

Jordan sets itself up for European MICE audience
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Jordan sets itself up for European MICE audience

editor editor- April 8, 2019

Jordan, a country which is sheltered from the troubles of the region, is safe to travel in and around, independently ... Read More

AIDS/HIV research supported by design community
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AIDS/HIV research supported by design community

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- April 6, 2019

Members of the Design Industries have supported AIDS research since 1984 through the Design Industries Foundation Fighting Aids (DIFFA), a ... Read More

Love to travel? Like to eat? Why Portugal should be on your bucket list
Culinary Travel News

Love to travel? Like to eat? Why Portugal should be on your bucket list

editor editor- March 22, 2019

The gastronomy scene in Portugal is booming with the food scene finally stepping out of the shadow of Spain. While ... 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

Mayday on TK1 from Istanbul to JFK after severe turbulence over New England
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Mayday on TK1 from Istanbul to JFK after severe turbulence over New England

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

Turkish Airlines Flight One, non-stop service from Istanbul landed at JFK Airport New York at 5.35pm Saturday night. Prior to ... Read More

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge to open at Disneyland Resort and at Walt Disney World Resort
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Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge to open at Disneyland Resort and at Walt Disney World Resort

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019

In anticipation of high guest interest, Disney Parks, Experiences and Products announced today it will open Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge ... Read More

Travel to Zimbabwe: U.S. White House issues statement on national emergency
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Travel to Zimbabwe: U.S. White House issues statement on national emergency

editor editor- March 6, 2019

It appears after Zimbabwe dictator Robert Mugabe was removed by a coup, there are some who actually wish the old ... Read More

Quirkiest airport and hotel car parks around the world: Meet the Cheesegrater!
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Quirkiest airport and hotel car parks around the world: Meet the Cheesegrater!

editor editor- February 26, 2019

For those who appreciate architectural wonders that transform the ordinary into something rather extraordinary, the award-winning airport parking operator and ... Read More

Why “Silent Day” in Bali needs to be on your travel bucket list
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Why “Silent Day” in Bali needs to be on your travel bucket list

editor editor- February 22, 2019

Wondering when’s the best time to visit Bali? Many will say it’s during the “dry” season of April through October, ... Read More

Maintenance Emergency: How safe is it to fly on Southwest Airlines?
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Maintenance Emergency: How safe is it to fly on Southwest Airlines?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 17, 2019

I've seen people walked off the job, held on suspension for a month or more because they've reported problems that ... Read More

In celebration of Exotic Herbs Mayonnaise on Num Pang Sandwiches
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In celebration of Exotic Herbs Mayonnaise on Num Pang Sandwiches

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- February 16, 2019

It was an unusual invitation. The main event was an introduction to Exotic Herbs Mayo presented by Num Pang Kitchen ... Read More

Uganda officials bust major ivory and pangolin scales smuggling racket
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Uganda officials bust major ivory and pangolin scales smuggling racket

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019

Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has started reaping the results from the introduction of Non-intrusive Cargo Inspection (NII) scanning technology that ... Read More

The Future of MICE: Interview with IMEX CEO Carina Bauer
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The Future of MICE: Interview with IMEX CEO Carina Bauer

mm Frank Tetzel- January 18, 2019

CEO of the IMEX Group Carina Bauer graduated from Oxford University, UK, in Politics, Philosophy and Economics in 1998, Carina ... Read More

Did Sri Lankan turtle whisperer receive a message days before the tsunami?
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Did Sri Lankan turtle whisperer receive a message days before the tsunami?

editor editor- January 13, 2019

“I saw the sea rushing in, sweeping away houses, animals and people and causing destruction,” said the turtle whisperer on ... Read More

Koh Samui in Thailand ready for business again after Tropical Storm Pabuk
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Koh Samui in Thailand ready for business again after Tropical Storm Pabuk

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019

Tropical Storm Pabuk passed through the Gulf of Thailand on Friday.No casualties were reported on the popular tourist island of ... Read More

Sicily earthquake jolts people out of bed: Don’t let low magnitude fool you
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Sicily earthquake jolts people out of bed: Don’t let low magnitude fool you

editor editor- December 26, 2018

The latest Sicily quake created an ash cloud that led to the temporary closure of Sicilian airspace on Christmas Eve. Read More

The cities where nightlife is thriving, and where it’s dying
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The cities where nightlife is thriving, and where it’s dying

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2018

New research, launched by Traveloka, reveals the world’s best and worst cities for nightlife. In many cities around the world, ... Read More

Atlantic Canada: What’s hot and happening in the provinces
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Atlantic Canada: What’s hot and happening in the provinces

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2018

2019 is just around the corner, and visitors to Atlantic Canada next year can expect to be greeted with incredible ... Read More

Most expensive ‘Christmas tree’ in Europe made of pure gold
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Most expensive ‘Christmas tree’ in Europe made of pure gold

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 15, 2018

In honor of the much-anticipated festive season, German gold dealer Pro Aurum has erected the most expensive Christmas tree in ... Read More

Active shooter incidents: How to Identify a Defensible Area?
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Active shooter incidents: How to Identify a Defensible Area?

mm Jay Hart- December 9, 2018

Active shooter incidents used to be rare events. People are now realizing there is a higher potential for being involved ... Read More

Zacatecas Tourism: A “Happy Place” charms European visitors
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Zacatecas Tourism: A “Happy Place” charms European visitors

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 1, 2018

It was a first for Top Resa to welcome Zacatecas as a destination showcasing their tourism product. The Hon. Gabriella ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018
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Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law ... Read More

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The history of the SMS Cormoran II

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 30, 2017

Tamuning, Guam – On Friday, April 7, 2017, the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) will commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the ... Read More

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Traveling through Guam on a cultural ride

editor editor- March 24, 2017

Many tourists today are looking for cultural experiences during their travels. They want to eat authentic foods, meet the locals, ... Read More

Asia winter forecast: Drought to continue from India to Singapore
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Asia winter forecast: Drought to continue from India to Singapore

editor editor- October 24, 2015

As the record-challenging tropical season winds down following December, drought will continue in parts of Southeast Asia, while snow is ... Read More

Twin typhoons churn toward Taiwan, Japan, Korean peninsula
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Twin typhoons churn toward Taiwan, Japan, Korean peninsula

editor editor- August 18, 2015

Goni and Atsani both became typhoons over the weekend and will strengthen further in the coming days, as one or ... Read More

Typhoon Dolphin to slam Guam with destructive winds, flooding Friday
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Typhoon Dolphin to slam Guam with destructive winds, flooding Friday

editor editor- May 15, 2015

Residents of Guam should be making final preparations as strengthening Typhoon Dolphin will pass near the island on Friday. Read More