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War, Water and Peace: A wake-up call for tourism and media
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War, Water and Peace: A wake-up call for tourism and media

Rita Payne - special to eTN Rita Payne - special to eTN- October 11, 2019

Water and climate change are factors of War and Peace. Tourism as an industry of peace has its role.  There ... Read More

Terror at Saudi Arabian Airport: An Iran Connection?
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Terror at Saudi Arabian Airport: An Iran Connection?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

Yesterday's terror attack on Abha International Airport in Saudi Arabia is seen as an escalation adding now to the significant ... Read More

War or Terror in the Gulf of Oman? Oil Tankers in flames, crew rescued and taken to Iran
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War or Terror in the Gulf of Oman? Oil Tankers in flames, crew rescued and taken to Iran

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

A maritime safety group warned earlier today of an unspecific threat in the Gulf Oman urging extreme caution amid US- ... Read More

Marriott International opens second Four Points by Sheraton in Tanzania
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Marriott International opens second Four Points by Sheraton in Tanzania

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

Marriott International, Inc. today announced the opening of its second Four Points by Sheraton (Four-Points.Marriott.com) hotel in Tanzania, Four Points ... Read More

Hotel History: Shepheard’s Hotel in Cairo known for opulence, famous guests, and the military
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Hotel History: Shepheard’s Hotel in Cairo known for opulence, famous guests, and the military

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- June 8, 2019

Shepheard’s Hotel history goes back 178 years when it was originally built by Englishman Samuel Shepheard in Cairo. It was ... Read More

Dark Tourism: South Korea using massacre to lure tourists
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Dark Tourism: South Korea using massacre to lure tourists

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 7, 2019

What is often referred to as dark tourism is now a hopeful light in terms of tourism for South Korea. ... Read More

30th anniversary of Tiananmen Square massacre planned in front of LA Chinese Consulate
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30th anniversary of Tiananmen Square massacre planned in front of LA Chinese Consulate

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

What is being called "a commemorative candlelight vigil" to remember the 30th Anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre will be ... Read More

Chinese travelers ‘harassed’: Beijing issues US travel warning
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Chinese travelers ‘harassed’: Beijing issues US travel warning

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

China has issued a travel warning to its citizens traveling to the US, citing reports that trade war tensions have ... Read More

China warns students planning to study in US to ‘strengthen risk assessment’
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China warns students planning to study in US to ‘strengthen risk assessment’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

The government of China warned its citizens on Monday of the risk in planning to study abroad at an American ... Read More

Tourism Marketing for the summer months
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Tourism Marketing for the summer months

mm Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- June 3, 2019

With June’s arrival, tourism professionals should have begun to think about the summer months. In much of the world, these ... 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

IATA forecast for global aviation in 2019 is not so good for reasons listed
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IATA forecast for global aviation in 2019 is not so good for reasons listed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a downgrade of its 2019 outlook for the global air transport industry to ... 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

National Tourism Authority Kiribati appoints new Chair: Kiribati is for travelers!
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National Tourism Authority Kiribati appoints new Chair: Kiribati is for travelers!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2019

Danial Rochford was appointed as the  inaugural Chairperson of the new National Tourism Authority in Kiribati He said in a ... Read More

Chinese tourism to US plummets as Trump’s trade war rages on
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Chinese tourism to US plummets as Trump’s trade war rages on

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

Number of tourists from China to the United States dropped for the first time in 15 years, despite that the ... Read More

100 Years of Hilton exhibition opens at the London Hilton on Park Lane
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100 Years of Hilton exhibition opens at the London Hilton on Park Lane

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

The London Hilton on Park Lane, the first UK Hilton hotel, is opening an exhibition for guests and visitors as ... Read More

A piece of American history, ancient culture, white sandy beaches and so remote like no place else?
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A piece of American history, ancient culture, white sandy beaches and so remote like no place else?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

Where can you find a piece of American history and ancient culture like no other place else? Where can you ... Read More

Good news for Pakistan Tourism comes from British Airways
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Good news for Pakistan Tourism comes from British Airways

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

British Airways has great news for the Pakistan travel and tourism industry. Tourism in Pakistan is a growing industry.  In 2018, the ... Read More

International cooperation between Seychelles and a Baltic Island: Minister Dogley visits German beach clean-up project
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International cooperation between Seychelles and a Baltic Island: Minister Dogley visits German beach clean-up project

editor editor- May 23, 2019

The Seychelles Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine; Didier Dogley, in the company of the Honorary Consul General ... Read More

2019 Canadian Tulip Festival draws largest crowd in a decade
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2019 Canadian Tulip Festival draws largest crowd in a decade

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

Despite chilly weather and occasional showers, the 67th annual Canadian Tulip Festival drew crowds estimated at over 600,000 to the ... 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

Raffles Hotels & Resorts announces opening of new hotels in China and the Maldives
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Raffles Hotels & Resorts announces opening of new hotels in China and the Maldives

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

Raffles Hotels & Resorts announced the opening of two important new landmark hotels, Raffles Shenzhen and Raffles Maldives Meradhoo. Both ... Read More

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

Tanzania Tanzanian tour operators are mulling over the idea of turning the country’s commercial center of Dar Es Salaam into ... Read More

Failed project: South Africa’s economic & social decay worst for any non-war-torn country
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Failed project: South Africa’s economic & social decay worst for any non-war-torn country

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019

Recent research from think tank Eunomix Business & Economics suggests that a much more sober view of South Africa is ... Read More

Why to boycott Las Vegas Strip, MGM Resorts, Cesars Entertainment and Harrah’s
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Why to boycott Las Vegas Strip, MGM Resorts, Cesars Entertainment and Harrah’s

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2019

Tourism is everyone's business and the livelihood of an entire state can depend on this industry. The State of Nevada, ... Read More

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow
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SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019

The recently concluded 26th International Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas celebrated over a quarter Century of Tourism Safety and ... Read More

Ugandan judge okays destruction of natural forest for sugarcane plantation
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Ugandan judge okays destruction of natural forest for sugarcane plantation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019

In December of last year, Judge Albert Rugadya Atwooki stepped down from the case between Natinal Forestry Authority (NFA) and ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism: Demonstrating resilience after terror attacks
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Sri Lanka Tourism: Demonstrating resilience after terror attacks

editor editor- April 30, 2019

One week on from the deadliest terror attacks perpetrated in the country since the end of the civil war, Sri ... 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

Malta, where Game of Thrones all began, plays host to the 5th Annual Valletta Film Festival
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Malta, where Game of Thrones all began, plays host to the 5th Annual Valletta Film Festival

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019

Malta, the first location for Season One of  Game of Thrones, plays host to the annual  Valletta Film Festival (VFF), ... Read More

Date set for the opening of the Vatican secret archives
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Date set for the opening of the Vatican secret archives

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- April 12, 2019

On March 2, 2020, Pope Francis will open the secret archives of the pontificate of Pius XII on the Second ... Read More

Lennox Hotels to opens its first US property this summer
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Lennox Hotels to opens its first US property this summer

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

A new modern hotel, combining contemporary design with original Art Deco design, is on the horizon in South Florida hotspot, ... Read More

WikiLeaks founder Assange arrested in London after Ecuador axes asylum deal
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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

Air freight demand still spiraling down
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Air freight demand still spiraling down

editor editor- April 3, 2019

For the fourth consecutive month, global air freight performance has reported a negative year-on-year growth and the worst performance in ... Read More