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Spain’s first outdoor skydiving simulator opens in Malaga

Spain’s first outdoor skydiving simulator opens in Malaga

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 15:45 0

The acting Mayor of Campillos Francisco Guerrero, the acting Councillor for Sports Miguel Ángel Herrera, Deputy Mayor Maria Antonia Dominguez, the Director of Fly4Real, Rubio ... Read More

Airbus:  Albatross is inspiring next generation of aircraft wings

Airbus: Albatross is inspiring next generation of aircraft wings

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019 10:29 0

Airbus engineers have developed a scale-model airplane with the first in-flight, flapping wing-tips that could revolutionize aircraft wing-design. The aerospace giant has drawn on nature ... Read More

Helicopter crashes into midtown Manhattan building, one person killed

Helicopter crashes into midtown Manhattan building, one person killed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 19:01 0

The helicopter crash-landed onto the roof of a midtown Manhattan 54-story office building on New York's 7th avenue, north of the Theater District and Times ... Read More

State of Beer @ the American Museum of Natural History

State of Beer @ the American Museum of Natural History

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- June 8, 2019 20:04 0

Many museums have upped their game over the last few years, adding gourmet restaurants and boutique shopping (i.e., MOMA, Metropolitan Museum of Art); however, not ... Read More

$840 million in DOT infrastructure grants to 381 US airports announced

$840 million in DOT infrastructure grants to 381 US airports announced

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019 18:28 0

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $840 million in airport infrastructure grants, the ... Read More

Luxury Cruising: Silversea celebrates silver jubilee

Luxury Cruising: Silversea celebrates silver jubilee

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019 17:44 0

Silversea Cruises serves 25 years as a luxury cruise line. Silversea has unlocked the authentic beauty of the world for almost half a million guests ... Read More

Skynet? Facial recognition tech coming to airport near you

Skynet? Facial recognition tech coming to airport near you

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 19:29 0

Facial recognition technology may be coming to an airport near you in a bid to cut lines and speed up airline passenger travel. Its detractors ... Read More

Embraer Praetor 600 now triple-certified by EASA and FAA

Embraer Praetor 600 now triple-certified by EASA and FAA

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 00:20 0

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

Hotel History: “Keyed-up executives unwind at Sheraton”

Hotel History: “Keyed-up executives unwind at Sheraton”

editor editor- May 18, 2019 21:04 0

In 1965, the Sheraton Corporation of America, under the leadership of President Ernest Henderson, created a brilliant advertising campaign: “Keyed-up Executives Unwind at Sheraton.” It ... Read More

Bad weather in Delhi causing flight disruptions

Bad weather in Delhi causing flight disruptions

editor editor- May 17, 2019 21:46 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2019 21:15 0

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

Ideal ocean cruise ship: Ship sizes and what they mean for your cruise

Ideal ocean cruise ship: Ship sizes and what they mean for your cruise

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 01:35 0

Ships sizes range from megaships (over 4,000 passengers) to very small vessels and luxury yachts whose passengers number in mere dozens, and knowing the differences ... Read More

Airbus selects seven finalist teams to shape the future of aerospace

Airbus selects seven finalist teams to shape the future of aerospace

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 20:49 0

Airbus experts have selected seven teams for the 2019 final of world-class competition Fly Your Ideas which invites students from around the world to innovate ... Read More

World’s top 10 sustainable places to stay revealed

World’s top 10 sustainable places to stay revealed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019 15:30 0

Travel is not just about seeing the wonders of the earth but understanding our impact upon it. With increasing frequency, people are looking to make ... Read More

Driving in the 10 most-visited cities in Mauritius

Driving in the 10 most-visited cities in Mauritius

editor editor- April 12, 2019 22:18 0

While there are many ways to get around Mauritius, car rentals remain a popular option. From visits to quant villages to coastal drives, to visiting ... Read More

A solution for Climate Change? What about a Clean Energy Dividend?

A solution for Climate Change? What about a Clean Energy Dividend?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 16, 2019 05:44 0

I believe there is an extremely simple way to whip climate change and I plan to set it out below.  It's wonderful to see children ... Read More

Deadly Tropical Cyclone spreads disaster in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe

Deadly Tropical Cyclone spreads disaster in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2019 18:32 0

Mozambique and Malawi had been hit by tropical Cyclone Idai killing more than a hundred people.  The storm made landfall in central Mozambique on Thursday night. ... Read More

Taiwan Tourism shares best locations for Pink Cherry Blossom Season

Taiwan Tourism shares best locations for Pink Cherry Blossom Season

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 22:25 0

Spring has arrived again, enchanting Taiwan with pink power once more. The pink dotted red cherry blossoms bring the touch of the spring season to ... Read More

Tourists stranded 80 feet in the air for hours after SeaWorld Skyride malfunctions

Tourists stranded 80 feet in the air for hours after SeaWorld Skyride malfunctions

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 17:35 0

Sixteen tourists were trapped 80 feet in the air when a SeaWorld San Diego ride malfunctioned, leaving them suspended for nearly four hours as rescue ... Read More

Airbus reports strong Full-Year 2018 results, delivers on guidance

Airbus reports strong Full-Year 2018 results, delivers on guidance

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- February 14, 2019 07:02 0

Strong 2018 performance, guidance delivered Revenues € 64 billion; EBIT Adjusted € 5.8 billion; Free Cash Flow Before M&A and Customer Financing € 2.9 billion ... Read More

India’s Millennials prefer non-traditional experiences over romance on Valentine’s Day

India’s Millennials prefer non-traditional experiences over romance on Valentine’s Day

editor editor- February 12, 2019 23:11 0

Thomas Cook (India) Ltd., an integrated travel and travel related financial services company in India, has witnessed a significant demand for Valentine’s Day, upwards of ... Read More

How Services like Airbnb and Skyscanner Changed the Attitude to Traveling

How Services like Airbnb and Skyscanner Changed the Attitude to Traveling

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 24, 2019 07:39 0

Two decades ago, a simple traveler could hardly imagine buying cheap flights in a few clicks or staying at the world’s most authentic places affordably ... Read More

Sweden turns into the world’s largest gourmet restaurant

Sweden turns into the world’s largest gourmet restaurant

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 19, 2019 18:15 0

To highlight healthy and natural food available in nature, Sweden, together with four Swedish Michelin-starred chefs, is launching The Edible Country - a 100-million-acre-DIY gourmet ... 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

Visit North Korea loves British Tourists and it puts a sponsorship behind it

Visit North Korea loves British Tourists and it puts a sponsorship behind it

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 28, 2018 07:10 0

"Visit North Korea is proud to announce the signing of a sponsorship deal with English football team Blyth Spartans FC," says a LinkedIn post by ... Read More

Prepare for potential delays during post-Christmas travel

Prepare for potential delays during post-Christmas travel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 24, 2018 21:15 0

People living in or traveling through the south-central Rockies, northern Plains and Upper Midwest should prepare for potential delays during post-Christmas travel. As people hit ... Read More

Mauritius braces for Tropical Cyclone Cilida

Mauritius braces for Tropical Cyclone Cilida

editor editor- December 21, 2018 18:58 0

Tropical Cycolone Cilida has intensified and the country’s local Meteorological Office has issued a class 2 cyclone warning as of 1610 hours today. Read More

US travelers brace for major storm due to slam the south-central states

US travelers brace for major storm due to slam the south-central states

editor editor- December 5, 2018 14:58 0

Heavy snow, ice, rain and thunderstorms will hit travel hard across the south-central United States from Friday to Saturday. Read More

Typhoon Koppu bringing life-threatening flooding, winds to Philippines

Typhoon Koppu bringing life-threatening flooding, winds to Philippines

editor editor- October 17, 2015 04:00 0

Typhoon Koppu will put lives and property across Luzon Island of the Philippines in danger through early next week. Read More

Twin typhoons churn toward Taiwan, Japan, Korean peninsula

Twin typhoons churn toward Taiwan, Japan, Korean peninsula

editor editor- August 18, 2015 01:05 0

Goni and Atsani both became typhoons over the weekend and will strengthen further in the coming days, as one or both could become super typhoons. Read More

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