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Weather and coronavirus: Is there a connection?
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Weather and coronavirus: Is there a connection?

editor editor- February 28, 2020

AccuWeather Founder and CEO Dr. Joel N. Myers explains what the connection is between the weather and coronavirus: The spread ... Read More

China – Tajikistan Tourism: Presidents agreed to improve cooperation
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China – Tajikistan Tourism: Presidents agreed to improve cooperation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 16, 2019

Tourism was on the agenda, when Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon and Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks Saturday, agreeing to ... Read More

Pope Francesco Bergoglio addresses climate emergency
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Pope Francesco Bergoglio addresses climate emergency

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 15, 2019

At the Casina Pio IV, the Pontiff Pope Francesco Bergoglio met with participants of the meeting promoted by the Department ... Read More

Fraport traffic figures – May 2019: Frankfurt Airport reports solid  growth
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Fraport traffic figures – May 2019: Frankfurt Airport reports solid growth

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 14, 2019

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) welcomed 6.2 million passengers in May 2019, an increase of 1.4 percent year-on-year. The growth rate would ... Read More

Le Méridien Hotels: European summer promotion
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Le Méridien Hotels: European summer promotion

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

Le Méridien is an upscale, international hotel brand with a European perspective, formerly headquartered in France and in the United ... Read More

India and Nepal: Reinforcing Tourism partnership
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India and Nepal: Reinforcing Tourism partnership

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- June 13, 2019

There is every reason for these two neighbors - India and Nepal - to boost tourism. Among those reasons are ... Read More

Top travel destinations: US trends for summer 2019
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Top travel destinations: US trends for summer 2019

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

eDreams, Europe's online travel agent, has analyzed flight bookings for travel between June 1st and the 30th September 2019 to reveal this summer's ... 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

Person dies on Maui at famous Seven Sacred Pools
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Person dies on Maui at famous Seven Sacred Pools

editor editor- June 1, 2019

An unidentified person died Thursday evening in the Pools of Oheo on the island of Maui in Hawaii. These famous ... Read More

New resort to become available to Diamond Resorts members
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New resort to become available to Diamond Resorts members

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 31, 2019

Hotel BLUE in Myrtle Beach is the newest resort to become available to Diamond Resorts™ members. The beautiful beachfront property located along South ... Read More

Pride Month continues in the heart of the Mediterranean with Malta Pride Week
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Pride Month continues in the heart of the Mediterranean with Malta Pride Week

editor editor- May 29, 2019

What better place to celebrate Pride than in Malta, the No.1 European LGBTQ+ travel destination? Malta has been awarded an ... Read More

Nepal Tourism Board official response to Mount Everest expedition deaths
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Nepal Tourism Board official response to Mount Everest expedition deaths

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019

Is Nepal a safe destination to travel after 11 people died climbing Mount Everest this season? The answer should be ... Read More

Boat sinks, many dead at Lake Mai-Ndombe in Inongo, Congo
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Boat sinks, many dead at Lake Mai-Ndombe in Inongo, Congo

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

Tourists are not expected to be among the 30 dead in Western Congo, where 200 more are missing after a ... Read More

Airbus to exhibit at Canada’s global defense and security trade show
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Airbus to exhibit at Canada’s global defense and security trade show

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019

On May 29 and 30, at the EY Centre in Ottawa, Ontario, Airbus will display a wide range of innovative ... 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

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

RIU Hotels & Resorts opens two new hotels in the Maldives
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RIU Hotels & Resorts opens two new hotels in the Maldives

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

The RIU Hotels & Resorts chain has just opened two hotels in the Maldives. Riu Atoll and Riu Palace Maldivas ... Read More

Embraer Praetor 600 now triple-certified by EASA and FAA
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Embraer Praetor 600 now triple-certified by EASA and FAA

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

Embraer announced today that the company's new Praetor 600 super-midsize business jet was granted its Type Certificate by EASA (European ... Read More

Bad weather in Delhi causing flight disruptions
Airline News

Bad weather in Delhi causing flight disruptions

editor editor- May 17, 2019

Bad weather in Delhi, India, is causing air transportation congestion today, Friday, May 17, 2019, with 32 flights being diverted ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board strengthens trade relations in Pune, Bangalore and Chandigarh through workshops
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Seychelles Tourism Board strengthens trade relations in Pune, Bangalore and Chandigarh through workshops

editor editor- May 16, 2019

Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) successfully conducted a series of workshops in 3 major cities in India between February and May, ... Read More

48 million Americans would skip a credit card payment over a vacation
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48 million Americans would skip a credit card payment over a vacation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019

48 million Americans say they would skip a credit card payment before they’d skip a vacation, according a new survey ... Read More

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays
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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

Safer Tourism in St.Lucia: Dr. Peter Tarlow feels a sense of sophistication
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Safer Tourism in St.Lucia: Dr. Peter Tarlow feels a sense of sophistication

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 12, 2019

Safety in tourism is key to a successful destination. Destinations like Saint Lucia in the Caribbean know this and stakeholders ... Read More

American Airlines adds flights to the South
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American Airlines adds flights to the South

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019

Winter begins in just 226 days, but don’t worry — American Airlines has you covered with more ways than ever ... Read More

Biman Airlines plane skids off runway at Yangon Airport, breaks into three pieces
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Biman Airlines plane skids off runway at Yangon Airport, breaks into three pieces

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

A Biman Airlines’ Bombardier Dash-8 aircraft has skidded off the runway at Myanmar’s Yangon International Airport, losing its wings and ... Read More

Can you take an iconic road trip in an electric vehicle?
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Can you take an iconic road trip in an electric vehicle?

editor editor- May 7, 2019

Electric vehicles (EVs). They need recharging just like a fossil-fuel car needs to stop in at a gas pump. But ... Read More

Caribbean citizenship by investment: Dominica’s five-star resort launches new opportunities in Dubai
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Caribbean citizenship by investment: Dominica’s five-star resort launches new opportunities in Dubai

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019

During an event held recently at Dubai's One&Only Royal Mirage Hotel, Caribbean hotel developers GEMS Holdings Limited presented The Residences ... Read More

Seychelles shines again as the destination is awarded “Best Destination – Africa” in Mumbai
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Seychelles shines again as the destination is awarded “Best Destination – Africa” in Mumbai

editor editor- May 4, 2019

The Seychelles received laurels at the Geo Spa Global Spa India Awards by winning the Reader’s Choice Award for “Best ... Read More

Top Easter season destinations for US travelers revealed
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Top Easter season destinations for US travelers revealed

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019

Mexico, Canada and the United Kingdom are among the most popular destinations for travelers in the U.S.1 this Easter period, ... 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

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister: Use art for community renewal
Cultural Travel News

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister: Use art for community renewal

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has challenged the local art community to take art out of the educational institutions and ... Read More

US airlines wrongfully reject over 25% of their passengers’ compensation claims
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US airlines wrongfully reject over 25% of their passengers’ compensation claims

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019

Consumer rights advocacy group released the results of a new study showing that United States airlines wrongfully reject more than ... Read More

Notre Dame cathedral inferno: Paris iconic tourist attraction on fire
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Notre Dame cathedral inferno: Paris iconic tourist attraction on fire

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019

Smoke and fire is seen leaping from the top of Notre Dame, the iconic Paris cathedral. Videos shot by people ... Read More

Islands & climate change: Storm surges & coral bleaching affecting tourism
Responsible Tourism News

Islands & climate change: Storm surges & coral bleaching affecting tourism

editor editor- April 12, 2019

Since Greta Thunberg, a Swedish schoolgirl and climate activist, brought the topic of climate protection onto the political and social ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority appoints new Director of Communications and Public Relations
Travel Associations News

Hawaii Tourism Authority appoints new Director of Communications and Public Relations

editor editor- April 11, 2019

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) announced today that Marisa Yamane, a longtime award-winning journalist, has been appointed as director of ... Read More

Game of Thrones final season is here! See where it all began in Malta
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Game of Thrones final season is here! See where it all began in Malta

editor editor- April 4, 2019

As Game of Thrones approaches its final season, set to premiere on April 14, 2019, it’s a good time for die-hard ... Read More

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