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Tear gas and burning tires in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo as Brazilians begin general strike

Tear gas and burning tires in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo as Brazilians begin general strike

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 23:55 0

Thousands of Brazilians have joined a general strike, called for by trade unions, to protest against pension reforms being discussed in Congress. In Rio de ... Read More

Switzerland interrupted: Hundreds of thousands of Swiss women go on nationwide strike

Switzerland interrupted: Hundreds of thousands of Swiss women go on nationwide strike

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 19:06 0

Women in Switzerland walked off the job on Friday, staging demonstrations to demand fairer pay, more equality, and an end to sexual harassment and violence. ... Read More

Imagine Peace Campaign aims to educate youth against violent practices

Imagine Peace Campaign aims to educate youth against violent practices

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 19:40 0

In the lead up to the 2020 Olympics to be held in Tokyo, IIPT’s 2012 Olympic Truce Peace Ambassador Victor Mutanga is launching a global ... Read More

Terror at Saudi Arabian Airport: An Iran Connection?

Terror at Saudi Arabian Airport: An Iran Connection?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019 10:35 0

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

Giving hotel workers security: New Jersey governor signs ‘panic button’ bill

Giving hotel workers security: New Jersey governor signs ‘panic button’ bill

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019 19:54 0

New Jersey Democratic Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill, the nation’s first, requiring most hotels to provide their employees with wearable 'panic button' devices they ... Read More

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019 18:54 0

In an advertisement in “The New Vision” daily by the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) on June 7, a notice of intended application for a license ... Read More

Canadians rescued by SWAT and safe after abduction in Ghana

Canadians rescued by SWAT and safe after abduction in Ghana

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 12, 2019 08:05 0

National Security Operatives  in Ghana completed an operation which successfully rescued the two Canadian women recently abducted in the Ashanti Region. The operation was conducted ... Read More

Ghana Remains Safe: African Tourism Board Rapid Response Team offers assistance

Ghana Remains Safe: African Tourism Board Rapid Response Team offers assistance

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 11, 2019 22:16 2

Ghana remains sage, security remains vigilant according to a statement issued by Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the Minister of Information for the Republic of Ghana. This ... Read More

Conrad Bali announces completion of rejuvenation

Conrad Bali announces completion of rejuvenation

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019 19:13 0

Conrad Bali, a beachfront resort on the southern coast of Bali, today announced the launch of its 85 newly-renovated expanded Deluxe rooms that boast incredible ... Read More

Commonwealth of Virginia : Commemorate the 400th anniversary

Commonwealth of Virginia : Commemorate the 400th anniversary

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 10, 2019 19:17 0

Virginia's 2019 Commemoration, American Evolution invites local, national and international tourists to visit the Commonwealth of Virginia as we commemorate the 400th anniversary of pivotal ... Read More

Starboard Cruise Services names new President and CEO

Starboard Cruise Services names new President and CEO

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 17:55 0

Starboard Cruise Services has named respected travel and cruise industry veteran Lisa Bauer its new President and Chief Executive Officer today. Earlier today, Toni Belloni, ... Read More

IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards announced winners

IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards announced winners

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 10, 2019 09:10 0

Nominations for the awards were adjudicated by a panel of four judges: Angela Gittens, Director General, Airports Council International; Gloria Guevara, President and CEO, World ... Read More

Shabbat Shalom and Happy Shavuot from Mexicali

Shabbat Shalom and Happy Shavuot from Mexicali

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- June 9, 2019 19:10 0

It is a cool 98 degrees today.  For this part of the desert this is cool and it reminds us of Shavuot of the miseries of ... Read More

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

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 21:04 0

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

Qatar Airways celebrates opening of FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019

Qatar Airways celebrates opening of FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 8, 2019 17:05 0

Qatar Airways, the Official Partner and Official Airline of FIFA, was delighted and honoured to have played a full part in the much-anticipated celebrations at ... Read More

Canyon Ranch Wellness Retreat announces new leadership appointments

Canyon Ranch Wellness Retreat announces new leadership appointments

editor editor- June 7, 2019 23:39 0

Canyon Ranch today announced new hires for its forthcoming brand extension - Canyon Ranch Wellness Retreat, opening in Woodside, California, in 2019. The new team ... Read More

The St. Regis San Francisco’s Jacqueline Volkart honored as one of Bay Area’s most influential women in business

The St. Regis San Francisco’s Jacqueline Volkart honored as one of Bay Area’s most influential women in business

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019 19:17 0

The St. Regis San Francisco Hotel General Manager Jacqueline “Jackie” Volkart was recognized by the San Francisco Business Times as one of the most influential ... Read More

Dark Tourism: South Korea using massacre to lure tourists

Dark Tourism: South Korea using massacre to lure tourists

Linda Hohnholz Linda Hohnholz- June 7, 2019 02:11 0

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

Japanese craftsmanship town welcomes new Hotel Oriental Express

Japanese craftsmanship town welcomes new Hotel Oriental Express

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019 18:46 0

Hotel Oriental Express Tokyo Kamata started its operation on April 19. The hotel was founded upon the concepts of "a hotel that evokes the spirit ... Read More

Wi-Fi, facial recognition, and more: China introduces ‘smart toilets’

Wi-Fi, facial recognition, and more: China introduces ‘smart toilets’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 18:58 0

Wi-Fi, facial recognition and dynamic switching between male and female toilets. A number of "smart toilets" with these intelligent facilities are in service in east ... Read More

The Luxury Collection opens its first hotel in the English countryside

The Luxury Collection opens its first hotel in the English countryside

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019 17:35 0

The Luxury Collection®, part of Marriott International Inc., today announced the opening of The Langley, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Buckinghamshire. Located just outside of London ... Read More

ECPAT-USA honors leaders in fight to end trafficking at 2019 Freedom Awards

ECPAT-USA honors leaders in fight to end trafficking at 2019 Freedom Awards

editor editor- May 30, 2019 22:05 0

ECPAT-USA, the leading policy organization in the United States seeking to end the commercial, sexual exploitation of children through awareness, advocacy, policy, and legislation is ... Read More

Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way

Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way

editor editor- May 30, 2019 05:30 0

U.S. Travel advisories against Kenya should be increased. This is the demand by leaders of the LGBT Community to the U.S. Department of State in ... Read More

Tivoli exhibition open to tourists this summer: Eva vs. Eva

Tivoli exhibition open to tourists this summer: Eva vs. Eva

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 30, 2019 02:37 0

At Villa d'Este in Tivoli, an exhibition was inaugurated and dedicated to the dual value of the feminine in the Western imagination, entitled Eva vs. ... Read More

ILTM: Three consumer archetypes driving wellness and luxury travel in Asia

ILTM: Three consumer archetypes driving wellness and luxury travel in Asia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 20:05 0

At the forefront of luxury travel trends, International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM) Asia Pacific opened in Singapore. To mark the occasion, ILTM released its latest ... Read More

One of Italy’s most interesting tourist events: The Romantic Night

One of Italy’s most interesting tourist events: The Romantic Night

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 29, 2019 02:10 0

There is great excitement for the arrival of the fourth edition of the Romantic Night in the most beautiful villages of Italy, which will take ... Read More

Canopy by Hilton : First in Africa set for CapeTown

Canopy by Hilton : First in Africa set for CapeTown

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 28, 2019 06:48 0

Hilton ( announced the signing of a management agreement with Growthpoint Properties, South Africa’s largest REIT, to open a hotel under its lifestyle Canopy by ... Read More

Dubai to host second edition of World Tolerance Summit

Dubai to host second edition of World Tolerance Summit

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019 16:15 0

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the International ... Read More

Trend setter for tourism to enter the European Parliament: The best Tourism Minister of the World Elena Kountoura

Trend setter for tourism to enter the European Parliament: The best Tourism Minister of the World Elena Kountoura

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019 23:30 0

The European Parliament is about to say yes to travel and tourism, and after today's election, new trends may be set in European Tourism Policies. ... Read More

Organizing the rape of children: A lucrative tourism business for former Israeli soldier

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019 06:25 0

Tourists travel to Colombia often loo0king for drugs and to rape children. This is a  very dark side of tourism. Sexual exploitation and trafficking of ... Read More

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