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Trump’s regime rolls out new Cuba travel restrictions , bans educational, cultural trips

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

US Government announced new extensive restrictions on travel to Cuba by United States citizens, effectively banning most of educational 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

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

editor editor- May 14, 2019

Most major US airports experience flight disruptions on a daily basis, with Chicago O'Hare International Airport leading the pack. Within ... Read More

FAA issues travel advisory for Venezuela

editor editor- May 1, 2019

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a travel advisory for the territory and airspace of Venezuela due ... Read More

WikiLeaks founder Assange arrested in London after Ecuador axes asylum deal

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been dragged out of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London where he has spent the last ... Read More

How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019

African Tourism Board, (ATB)  has travel and security on its top agenda when attracting visitors to the continent. At the upcoming ... Read More

WTTC 19th Global Summit final program: Changemakers including President Obama meet in Seville

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- March 31, 2019

The World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) will be heading to Seville, Spain this week to attend the  19th Global ... Read More

African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors

editor editor- March 25, 2019

The official launch of the newly-founded African Tourism Board is only two weeks away, and the U.S.-based interim Chairman Juergen ... Read More

American Airlines resumes Miami-Antigua service

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019

The Antigua and Barbuda Ministry of Tourism and Investment along with the country’s Tourism Authority has announced the resumption of ... Read More

Travel losses exceed $800 million due to US government shutdown

editor editor- February 15, 2019

The previous US government shutdown 35-day stalemate sidelined hundreds of thousands of federal workers without pay, created disarray in national ... Read More

IATA urges US government, industry, to work together to grow aviation’s benefits 

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged the United States government and industry to work together to ensure that aviation ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow immediate response on US Government Opening

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 25, 2019

U.S> Skies are open. The U.S. Travel Association along with the Global travel and tourism industry had been bracing about ... Read More

FAA shuts down New York’s LaGuardia Airport, all incoming flights halted

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019

US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has halted all incoming flights to New York City’s LaGuardia Airport amid air traffic controller ... 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

Hotel booking app giving out Trump stress balls to anyone traveling to Mexico

editor editor- January 24, 2019

By giving out Trump stress balls, this hotel booking app wants to reward travelers that visit Mexico in spite of the ... Read More

FAA grounds all flights at Newark airport after drones seen flying nearby

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ordered a ground stop at Newark airport on Tuesday evening, after drones were seen flying ... Read More

US Government shut down: Hawaiian Kingdom separatist group storms building to take over

editor editor- January 18, 2019

Hawaii doesn’t need a US Federal Government. This is the opinion of a separatist group named the Kingdom of Atooi ... Read More

Terrorism causes US to issue travel advisory for Algeria

editor editor- January 8, 2019

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

US Government Shut Down: What it means for Hawaii Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 22, 2018

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) has created a special Alert page on its website providing industry partners, visitors and residents ... Read More

Threat in Guam: Governor relates wish to the American People, the US Government and the President

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 13, 2017

National Healing in the United States may come from Guam in times of threats and a nuclear crisis in the ... Read More

A great day for Malaysia and Hawaii tourism: $189 close on Air Asia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 29, 2017

It was a great day for Malaysia and Hawaiian Tourism today. $189 Honolulu - Kuala Lumpur. It's not a travel ... Read More

US gov’t shutdown OVER!

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- October 17, 2013

It took a total of 16 agonizing days of finger-pointing among government officials in Washington, DC, but the US government ... Read More

United States: The land of prisoners

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- October 10, 2013

Oh, say, can you see? Brand USA is the organization appointed by the United States government to handle all marketing ... Read More

Proposed border fee for Canadians ruffles snowbird feathers

editor editor- April 22, 2013

TORONTO, Canada - The United States government wants Canadians to pay to enter the United States to help ease their ... Read More

Airbus versus Boeing: it’s war!

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- September 29, 2012

Has the European Union Commission become Airbus’ greatest ally in taking on Boeing? Read More

Guam supports President Obama’s Executive Order to improve travel and tourism

editor editor- January 21, 2012

TUMON, Guam - In a first for the US, President Barack Obama today announced a national strategy on travel and ... Read More

WTO condemns massive illegal Boeing subsidies

editor editor- April 1, 2011

(eTN) - Boeing received “at least US$5.3 billion” in “pervasive” and “distortive” subsidies causing US$45 billion in harm.   Read More

National Business Travel Association: Government gets C+ on corporate travel

editor editor- February 3, 2010

When it comes to dealing with issues and policies affecting the corporate travel industry, the National Business Travel Association (NBTA) ... Read More

Transportation secretary hints at aid for airlines

editor editor- May 1, 2009

WASHINGTON — Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said Thursday he thinks the Obama administration will seek financial aid for airlines to ... Read More

Dislocated airline workers in Indiana receive $3.5 million US grant

editor editor- June 24, 2008

The US Department of Labor today announced a $3,520,000 grant to assist approximately 350 workers affected by the closure of ... Read More

US tourism should be wary, tourism executive says

editor editor- March 14, 2008

America will remain the biggest travel and tourism economy sector in the world. It will remain that way for the ... Read More