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Uber is bringing flying taxis to Melbourne next year

Uber is bringing flying taxis to Melbourne next year

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019 17:30 0

Uber announced plans to launch trials of its flying cars next year in Melbourne, Australia. The city is the third flagged by Uber for the ... Read More

Tourism Enthusiasts Protest Possible Giveaway Of Murchison Falls For Dam Construction By Ugandan Government

Tourism Enthusiasts Protest Possible Giveaway Of Murchison Falls For Dam Construction By Ugandan Government

Jonathan Benaiah Jonathan Benaiah- June 9, 2019 20:40 0

Last week on Friday, many Ugandans especially those in the tourism and conservation circles were shocked when an advert appeared in the national newspaper by ... Read More

Naumi Hotels expands its presence in Australasia, acquires The Dairy Private Hotel

Naumi Hotels expands its presence in Australasia, acquires The Dairy Private Hotel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 02:13 0

Naumi Hotels – Singapore-based private hotel owner and operator, announced today that it is expanding its presence in Australasia with the acquisition of business of ... Read More

VIA Rail Canada ridership and revenue continue to grow

VIA Rail Canada ridership and revenue continue to grow

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019 22:06 0

 HIGHLIGHTS Ridership up 5.1% Passenger Revenues up 8.4% Greater accessibility at the Ottawa station Launch of New Fleet Replacement program with Siemens Canada Appointment of ... Read More

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2019 09:04 0

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

Asia Pacific Tourism: 700 million international arrivals in 2018 and growing

Asia Pacific Tourism: 700 million international arrivals in 2018 and growing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 18:30 0

Asia Pacific destinations collectively received almost 700 million international visitor arrivals (IVAs) in 2018, an increase of 7.7% over the 2017 figure, according to PATA’s ... Read More

Which island nation consumes the most champagne in Africa?

Which island nation consumes the most champagne in Africa?

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- May 15, 2019 22:15 0

Drinking champagne is a must in several events organised by tourism establishments in Seychelles. The festive mood that the sea and sand brings also makes ... Read More

9 out of 10 travelers find idea of ‘unplugged’ family vacation appealing

9 out of 10 travelers find idea of ‘unplugged’ family vacation appealing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019 19:20 0

With National Travel & Tourism Week quickly approaching (May 5 – May 11) and summer right around the corner, vacations are definitely top of mind. ... Read More

Lufthansa brings back New York, London and Paris city guides

Lufthansa brings back New York, London and Paris city guides

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019 18:02 0

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

Unique forum on Thailand, The Greatest Story in Global Tourism HiSTORY

Unique forum on Thailand, The Greatest Story in Global Tourism HiSTORY

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2019 17:05 0

The upcoming 60th anniversary of both Tourism Authority of Thailand and Thai Airways International, the two founding pillars of Thai tourism, in 2020 will be ... Read More

Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray

Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019 23:15 0

Sri Lanka Tourism is actually open for business: There is no threat to the overall safety of visitors. This is the latest message released by ... Read More

Four Seasons launches Bali’s first hotel arrival by river raft

Four Seasons launches Bali’s first hotel arrival by river raft

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 19:01 0

Famed for its dramatic treetop arrival via a suspension bridge, the World’s #1 Hotel is now offering guests a 180-degree change of perspective, with Bali’s ... Read More

IMEX to deliver surprise and creativity with new Discovery Zone

IMEX to deliver surprise and creativity with new Discovery Zone

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019 14:20 0

Holograms, robots, magic, music and art are among the surprises set to inspire and delight attendees at IMEX in Frankfurt, taking place 21- 23 May. ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines has a statement on preliminary crash report

Ethiopian Airlines has a statement on preliminary crash report

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 15:06 0

Ethiopian Airlines had a tragic year so far, but it appears without fault to the carrier. The preliminary report about ET 302 crash on March ... Read More

Aviation Safety: Fatigue management

Aviation Safety: Fatigue management

editor editor- March 28, 2019 22:16 0

In aviation operations, managing fatigue is important because it diminishes an individual’s ability to perform almost all operational tasks. This clearly has implications for operational efficiency, but in ... Read More

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 24, 2019 22:44 0

Do not say ALOHA or better ALOOOOOHA when visiting Hawaii. "Those of you particularly in the tourist industry and in entertainment, stop saying "ALOOOOOOOHA".  There ... Read More

IMEX Frankfurt: Education speakers include former monk, game developer and ‘tech geeks’

IMEX Frankfurt: Education speakers include former monk, game developer and ‘tech geeks’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 15:41 0

What do a former monk, a game developer and a self-confessed ‘tech geek’ have in common? They’re all speakers at IMEX in Frankfurt, taking place ... Read More

Travel agents add search filter that allows tourists to block Boeing 737 MAX in their queries

Travel agents add search filter that allows tourists to block Boeing 737 MAX in their queries

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 17:35 0

Tourist agencies and travel websites have started to adjust search options allowing their clientele to choose the jet type on which they fly amid safety ... Read More

Iran Tourism: What about hitchhiking as a woman?

Iran Tourism: What about hitchhiking as a woman?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 15:32 0

There is no war in Iran, the country is generally safe, and the living standards are comparable to those of Europe. The architecture is gorgeous, ... Read More

30,000 flights won’t be able to land at Milan’s Airport Linate during Italy’s high summer season

30,000 flights won’t be able to land at Milan’s Airport Linate during Italy’s high summer season

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- February 26, 2019 00:18 0

Milan’s Airport Linate is not only very passenger friendly but also very easy to reach from Milan’s city center. There are three airports for Milan ... Read More

The correct answer is Bordeaux 2016

The correct answer is Bordeaux 2016

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- February 23, 2019 20:04 0

Do you know the best French wine and the 2nd best destination in France? If you said Bordeaux – you would be correct! Not only ... Read More

From Kurt Cobain to Soundgarden: Morrison Hotel Gallery kicks off Grunge Month

From Kurt Cobain to Soundgarden: Morrison Hotel Gallery kicks off Grunge Month

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 23:15 0

Happy Birthday Kurt Cobain! In honor of what would have been Kurt Cobain's 50th birthday, Morrison Hotel Gallery is announcing its next exhibition: Grunge - ... Read More

Europe’s most successful B2B luxury travel show opens new site in Prague from June 2-5, 2019

Europe’s most successful B2B luxury travel show opens new site in Prague from June 2-5, 2019

editor editor- February 19, 2019 21:18 0

The loop concept has proven itself over the years as a consistent value proposition for carefully determined markets.  It stands for a quality format that ... Read More

Which brands rank high in travel loyalty?

Which brands rank high in travel loyalty?

editor editor- February 5, 2019 23:52 0

Consumer expectations increase annually on average by 25%. Which airlines, hotels, car rental companies, and credit card companies rank high on the loyalty scale? "Trust ... Read More

Guyana  Visitor Arrival : 16% increase

Guyana Visitor Arrival : 16% increase

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 30, 2019 12:09 1

Guyana continues to grow as a destination of choice for travellers. As of December 31st, 2018, Guyana recorded a total number of visitor arrivals of ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 15:26 0

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

FITUR beats the record for participation in its most international edition yet

FITUR beats the record for participation in its most international edition yet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019 17:25 0

From 23 to 27 January, Madrid will once again become the focus of attention for the international tourism community with FITUR, the International Tourism Fair, ... Read More

Royal Caribbean cruise ship forced into U-turn after hundreds of passengers get sick

Royal Caribbean cruise ship forced into U-turn after hundreds of passengers get sick

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019 03:45 0

Royal Caribbean Cruise Line's Oasis of the Seas cruise ship was forced to return to homeport after Norovirus outbreak sickened almost 300 cruise passengers on ... Read More

Tourists Evacuated, stranded, cancellations: Chaos in Germany, Switzerland and Austria

Tourists Evacuated, stranded, cancellations: Chaos in Germany, Switzerland and Austria

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019 06:05 0

Thousands of tourists ended the last Christmas holiday in the Alps on Sunday being evacuated. This included visitors to the famous glacier Matterhorn in Switzerland. ... Read More

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019 04:51 0

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

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