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The Arena di Verona mourns the passing of Maestro Franco Zeffirelli
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The Arena di Verona mourns the passing of Maestro Franco Zeffirelli

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

The tragic news of the death of Maestro Zeffirelli, creator of dreams, arrived today in the Arena di Verona Foundation, ... Read More

Airbus Canada ‘pleased with union ratification vote by A220 workforce’
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Airbus Canada ‘pleased with union ratification vote by A220 workforce’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019

Airbus Canada Limited Partnership is very pleased that its International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) unionized employees at ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

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

Official update on Ebola by the Uganda Minister of Health
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Official update on Ebola by the Uganda Minister of Health

editor editor- June 13, 2019

Ebola is gaining attention in Uganda while tourism remains safe. This is a tough message to sell, but authorities are ... Read More

Europe falls behind USA in cost of living
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Europe falls behind USA in cost of living

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

ECA International’s latest Cost of Living report today reveals that Europe now accounts for less than a fifth of the ... Read More

European Union sends millions to Uganda and South Sudan to fight Ebola while tourism remains safe
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European Union sends millions to Uganda and South Sudan to fight Ebola while tourism remains safe

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, and the Democratic Republic are on high alert and are dealing with a developing crisis. Uganda ... Read More

A push for market liberalization in the Caribbean
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A push for market liberalization in the Caribbean

mm Seth Miller- June 12, 2019

Can cooperation and market liberalization beat out protectionist interests in the Caribbean? The 2019 Caribavia conference wasted little time in ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

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

Why tourists are not in danger after confirmed Ebola case in Uganda
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Why tourists are not in danger after confirmed Ebola case in Uganda

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 12, 2019

There is no threat for tourists traveling currently in Uganda. Future visitors planning a trip to this East African country ... Read More

120,000-year-old fossilized prehistoric whale bone found at Oceanside Beach Resorts in California
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120,000-year-old fossilized prehistoric whale bone found at Oceanside Beach Resorts in California

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 9, 2019

After the groundbreaking of Oceanside’s two beachfront resorts marked a milestone for this Southern California city’s tourism industry. The project ... Read More

Japanese craftsmanship town welcomes new Hotel Oriental Express
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Japanese craftsmanship town welcomes new Hotel Oriental Express

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

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

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience
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Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019

Alongside President and Secretary Clinton, Jamaica's Minister for Tourism, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett spoke today the ongoing 4th meeting of ... Read More

RIU Hotels & Resorts enters Senegal
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RIU Hotels & Resorts enters Senegal

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

The RIU Hotels & Resorts chain has announced the purchase of a 25-hectare site in the Pointe Sarène area on ... Read More

Homosexuality is a sin: South Korea’s Gay Pride Festival
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Homosexuality is a sin: South Korea’s Gay Pride Festival

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2019

Thousands of members of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community from Korea mixed with tourists from around Asia and ... Read More

Canada’s flight attendant union celebrates its holiday
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Canada’s flight attendant union celebrates its holiday

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 31, 2019

The Canadian Union of Public Employees  is celebrating International Flight Attendant Day today, May 31st, and inviting flight attendants around ... Read More

Ralph Nader, aviation stakeholders to discuss dangers of aircraft maintenance outsourcing at Washington, DC event
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Ralph Nader, aviation stakeholders to discuss dangers of aircraft maintenance outsourcing at Washington, DC event

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

The Business Travel Coalition (BTC) today confirmed the agenda for a June 4 Aircraft Maintenance Outsourcing Summit at the National ... Read More

Arena di Verona Opera Foundation in New York for Festival
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Arena di Verona Opera Foundation in New York for Festival

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 30, 2019

A few days after the success of Shanghai, the targeted marketing action of the Arena Foundation for the promotion of ... Read More

Dubai to host second edition of World Tolerance Summit
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Dubai to host second edition of World Tolerance Summit

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019

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

Equatorial Guinea Tourism: A 5 Star Sofitel Resort, but where are the visitors ?
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Equatorial Guinea Tourism: A 5 Star Sofitel Resort, but where are the visitors ?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

There is not much known about tourism opportunities in Equatorial Guinea. The country is known as a notoriously closed country ... Read More

Hotel Unions in Waikiki getting stronger: One job is enough !
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Hotel Unions in Waikiki getting stronger: One job is enough !

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

80 workers at the Double Tree Hilton Alana Waikiki chose to join UNITE HERE Local 5. The union had reached ... Read More

The “Triple Excellence in Nightlife” lands in Ibiza
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The “Triple Excellence in Nightlife” lands in Ibiza

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

In a recent meeting of members of the association "Ocio de Ibiza" (Ibiza's Nightlife Association), affiliated to the International Nightlife ... 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

Hilton Hawaiian Village workers rally in Waikiki for a better contract
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Hilton Hawaiian Village workers rally in Waikiki for a better contract

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019

UNITE HERE Local 5 Members rallied in Honolulu to demand a better contract and better job protection for workers at ... Read More

A Strike on the Horizon: Hilton Hawaiian Village and The Modern Honolulu ?
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A Strike on the Horizon: Hilton Hawaiian Village and The Modern Honolulu ?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 17, 2019

Guests having booked the Hilton Hawaiian Village may be in for a surprise. The Hilton is the largest hotel in ... Read More

Union: WestJet sale leaves frontline staff exposed
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Union: WestJet sale leaves frontline staff exposed

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019

Unifor will continue to stand up for frontline WestJet workers as the airline is sold to Onex Corporation, a takeover ... Read More

Jamaica Minister Hon. Bartlett: Tourism success held up by dedicated workers
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Jamaica Minister Hon. Bartlett: Tourism success held up by dedicated workers

editor editor- May 11, 2019

The Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, addressed the state of his country’s tourism in the following article written ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Workers’ Pension Bill to be debated May 21
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Jamaica Tourism Workers’ Pension Bill to be debated May 21

editor editor- May 10, 2019

The long-awaited Jamaica Tourism Workers' Pension Bill is one step closer to becoming a reality. This as Jamaica Minister of ... Read More

Airbus: Limited or no aerospace experience? No problem!
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Airbus: Limited or no aerospace experience? No problem!

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

Airbus has launched two new hiring programs designed to employ applicants with little-to-no aviation or aerospace experience. The two programs, ... Read More

Reimagining Tourism through Human Capital Development
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Reimagining Tourism through Human Capital Development

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019

“Reimagining Tourism through Human Capital Development” written by Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett. Around the world today tourism ... Read More

The Modern Honolulu hotel slapped with federal charges for worker lay off
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The Modern Honolulu hotel slapped with federal charges for worker lay off

editor editor- May 4, 2019

The Modern Honolulu recently notified 78 workers—nearly 30% of the workers at the hotel—that they will be laid off within ... Read More

Diamond Resorts’ decision to lay off 78 workers at The Modern Honolulu hotel condemned by union
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Diamond Resorts’ decision to lay off 78 workers at The Modern Honolulu hotel condemned by union

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019

UNITE HERE Local 5 condemns Diamond Resorts, a timeshare company headquartered in Las Vegas, after its decision to lay off ... 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

Washington Governor proclaims May as Hospitality Month
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Washington Governor proclaims May as Hospitality Month

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019

As the hospitality industry ramps up hiring for peak tourism season in Washington, Gov. Jay Inslee has proclaimed May as ... Read More