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Uber is bringing flying taxis to Melbourne next year
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Uber is bringing flying taxis to Melbourne next year

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

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

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

Jonathan Benaiah Jonathan Benaiah- June 9, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

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

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

Asia Pacific destinations collectively received almost 700 million international visitor arrivals (IVAs) in 2018, an increase of 7.7% over the ... Read More

Which island nation consumes the most champagne in Africa?
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Which island nation consumes the most champagne in Africa?

mm Alain St.Ange- May 15, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019

With National Travel & Tourism Week quickly approaching (May 5 – May 11) and summer right around the corner, vacations ... 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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

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

IMEX to deliver surprise and creativity with new Discovery Zone
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IMEX to deliver surprise and creativity with new Discovery Zone

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019

Holograms, robots, magic, music and art are among the surprises set to inspire and delight attendees at IMEX in Frankfurt, ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines has a statement on preliminary crash report
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Ethiopian Airlines has a statement on preliminary crash report

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019

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

Aviation Safety: Fatigue management
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Aviation Safety: Fatigue management

editor editor- March 28, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 24, 2019

Do not say ALOHA or better ALOOOOOHA when visiting Hawaii. "Those of you particularly in the tourist industry and in ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019

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

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

Tourist agencies and travel websites have started to adjust search options allowing their clientele to choose the jet type on ... 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

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

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

The correct answer is Bordeaux 2016
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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

Do you know the best French wine and the 2nd best destination in France? If you said Bordeaux – you ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019

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

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

editor editor- February 19, 2019

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

Which brands rank high in travel loyalty?
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Which brands rank high in travel loyalty?

editor editor- February 5, 2019

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

Guyana  Visitor Arrival : 16% increase
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Guyana Visitor Arrival : 16% increase

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 30, 2019

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

FAA shuts down New York’s LaGuardia Airport, all incoming flights halted
Travel Safety & Emergencies

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019

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

Royal Caribbean cruise ship forced into U-turn after hundreds of passengers get sick
Travel Safety & Emergencies

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019

Thousands of tourists ended the last Christmas holiday in the Alps on Sunday being evacuated. This included visitors to the ... 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

Lufthansa: Working while others go on vacation
Airline News

Lufthansa: Working while others go on vacation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2018

Achim Bergmann will be celebrating Christmas with his family this year – just like any other year. His wife’s birthday ... Read More

Lufthansa expands lounge offering at Frankfurt Airport
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Lufthansa expands lounge offering at Frankfurt Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2018

Passengers with lounge access can now look forward to having an even more relaxed lounge stay before their departure in ... Read More

Open to tourists: Pilgrimage of Russian art to the Vatican
Cultural Travel News

Open to tourists: Pilgrimage of Russian art to the Vatican

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- December 5, 2018

An exhibition event after two years is once again bringing two museum institutions together: the Tretyakov National Gallery in Moscow ... Read More

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Asia Pacific air travel shows encouraging growth

editor editor- March 22, 2017

Figures show that from January to mid-March this year total Japanese outbound travel was up 4.1% when compared to 2016 ... Read More

Authentic Polynesia with three kings ruling a French territory on the Blue Continent
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Authentic Polynesia with three kings ruling a French territory on the Blue Continent

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 29, 2016

eTN this week attended FESTPAC hosted on the U.S. West Pacific island of Guam. It's a festival of cultures and ... Read More

Guam’s Filipino tourism arrival on the upswing
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Guam’s Filipino tourism arrival on the upswing

editor editor- August 10, 2009

Matua Agupa Corp., the marketing arm of the Guam Visitors Bureau in Manila, is projecting a 5 percent to 8 ... Read More

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