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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

John Q. Hammons: Master hotel developer and builder
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John Q. Hammons: Master hotel developer and builder

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- March 16, 2019

One of the great hoteliers/developers of our time, John Q. Hammons developed 200 hotel properties in 40 states. But mere ... Read More

The 11 Best Beach Destinations for Summer 2019
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The 11 Best Beach Destinations for Summer 2019

editor editor- March 14, 2019

It may not feel like it outside, but the summer of 2019 is just around the corner. And there’s no ... Read More

US National Park Service Frustrated with USS Arizona Hawaii repair work
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US National Park Service Frustrated with USS Arizona Hawaii repair work

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019

The U.S. National Park Service issued a statement on the USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. It reads: Over ... Read More

Japan buys small island for US jets’ landing practices
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Japan buys small island for US jets’ landing practices

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019

Japan is spending $150 million to allow US Navy pilots practice aircraft carrier landings on a small Mageshima Island, but ... Read More

DNA, Dark Skies, Spiritual Inspiration: 2019 most interesting cruise trends
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DNA, Dark Skies, Spiritual Inspiration: 2019 most interesting cruise trends

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 3, 2019

After intensive research and polling of thousands of travelers, the experts, who are both knowledgeable and current about cruise trends ... Read More

Hotel history: Mary Elizabeth Jane Colter
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Hotel history: Mary Elizabeth Jane Colter

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- December 22, 2018

Mary Elizabeth Jane Colter was a pioneering American woman architect and interior designer whose distinct architectural knowledge was steeped in ... Read More

US Government Shut Down: What it means for Hawaii Tourism
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US Government Shut Down: What it means for Hawaii Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 22, 2018

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) has created a special Alert page on its website providing industry partners, visitors and residents ... Read More

Late President Bush lived the Aloha Spirit: A Testimonial by a Democratic Party Activist from Hawaii
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Late President Bush lived the Aloha Spirit: A Testimonial by a Democratic Party Activist from Hawaii

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 6, 2018

Marsha Rose Joyner is the host for ThinkTeck Hawaii and a Hawaiian political activist for many years.  She remembers when electors ... Read More

Historic Des Moines hotel reimagined with modern nod to its storied past
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Historic Des Moines hotel reimagined with modern nod to its storied past

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2018

Renaissance Hotels, part of Marriott International, has announced the official reopening of The Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel following a ... Read More

Massive poppy art installation a must-see in Munich for Remembrance Day
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Massive poppy art installation a must-see in Munich for Remembrance Day

mm Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- November 10, 2018

This Sunday marks the 100-year anniversary of the Armistice of November 11, 1918, marking the end of World War I. ... Read More

100th commemoration of the SMS Cormoran at sea now online
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100th commemoration of the SMS Cormoran at sea now online

editor editor- July 5, 2017

On April 7, 2017, Guam commemorated the 100th anniversary of the scuttling of the German vessel SMS Cormoran II, the ... Read More

Guam Visitors Bureau: First tourism office ever to receive highest export award in US
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Guam Visitors Bureau: First tourism office ever to receive highest export award in US

editor editor- May 30, 2017

US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross presented the Guam Visitors Bureau with the President’s “E” Award for Export Service at ... Read More

Guam holds seaside memorial for the SMS Cormoran II
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Guam holds seaside memorial for the SMS Cormoran II

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- April 29, 2017

On Friday, April 7, 2017, the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) was joined by local and international dignitaries to commemorate the ... Read More

Guam remembers the SMS Cormoran II at Sea
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Guam remembers the SMS Cormoran II at Sea

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- April 29, 2017

Guam has celebrated the 100th anniversary of the scuttling of the SMS Cormoran II, a historic ship where the first ... Read More

Guam commemorates the SMS Cormoran II
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Guam commemorates the SMS Cormoran II

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- April 28, 2017

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) concluded a two-week series of commemoration to honor the 100th anniversary of the scuttling of ... Read More

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US National Park Service to host history series of sunken Cormoran in Guam

editor editor- April 6, 2017

Dr. Bill Jeffery will give a lecture in Guam about a marine archaeology program on Wednesday, April 5. The lecture ... Read More

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Commemorating the SMS Cormoran II: The Lecture Series

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- April 5, 2017

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the scuttling of the SMS Cormoran II on April ... Read More

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Author of “Flight of the Cormoran” finds love of the open sea

editor editor- April 4, 2017

A civilian employee of the Navy, Herbert Ward first came to Guam in 1953. Read More

Herbert T. Ward finds his passion aboard the Cormoran
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Herbert T. Ward finds his passion aboard the Cormoran

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- April 3, 2017

On Friday, April 7, 2017, the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) will commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the scuttling of the ... Read More

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The history of the SMS Cormoran II

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 30, 2017

Tamuning, Guam – On Friday, April 7, 2017, the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) will commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the ... Read More

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Guam’s local dive shops commemorate 100th anniversary of the Cormoran

editor editor- March 28, 2017

During WWII, Guam was captured from the US by the Japanese Imperial Army and occupied for two and a half ... Read More

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Guam’s beach bucket list

editor editor- March 25, 2017

When visiting a tropical paradise, it just makes logical sense that a beach, or many of them, will be on ... Read More

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Guam to Commemorate 100th Anniversary of SMS Cormoran Scuttling

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 10, 2017

On Friday, April 7, 2017, the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) will commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the scuttling of the ... Read More