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How a United Nations Agency UNWTO want to silence the press?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2019

UNWTO (the World Tourism Organization)  has its own interpretation when it comes to the freedom of the press,  and it ... Read More

Championing climate friendly travel at COP25

editor editor- December 4, 2019

A COP25 side-event hosted by WTTC in partnership with UNFCCC focused on the 2050 Climate Neutral ambitions of the Travel ... Read More

Madrid named world’s top meetings and conference destination at 2019 World Travel Awards

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 29, 2019

Madrid was named the World’s Leading Meetings & Conference Destination at the 26th edition of the World Travel Awards 2019 ... Read More

Sex tourism and prostitution: Which destinations are safe?

editor editor- November 26, 2019

Some travelers specifically plan to travel to fulfill their sexual desires. Call it a sexually-indulgent holiday, if you will. They ... Read More

Loewe luxury fashion house: Look like a Nazi camp prisoner for only $950

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 25, 2019

When Spanish luxury fashion powerhouse Loewe introduced the black and white striped shirt and trousers set (with the shirt alone ... Read More

Barcelona tourist very worried

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- October 28, 2019

Riots, the Thomas Cook bankruptcy Spain’s tourist industry has another problem, Barcelona,. The Catalonian city is the most popular tourist ... Read More

IBTM World: Massive growth in Chinese exhibitor footprint

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 21, 2019

IBTM World, taking place in Barcelona from 19-21 November, has revealed that representation from China at this year’s show has ... Read More

UK Travel Warnings on Spain, France, Turkey and USA

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- October 20, 2019

Governments have a responsibility to keep their citizens informed about possible challenges and dangers when abroad . The United Kingdom's ... Read More

Barcelona tourism closed with half a million angry rioters on the street

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 19, 2019

Barcelona turned violent and was no fun for tourists on Friday threatened by more than 1/2 million protesters in the ... Read More

IBTM World 2019 reveals Tech Watch Award finalists

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 17, 2019

IBTM World has today announced seven finalists for this year’s renowned Tech Watch Award. As well as one company being ... Read More

Flights canceled, roads blocked as Catalan protesters target transport infrastructure

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 15, 2019

More turbulent protests targeting transport infrastructure have taken place all over Catalonia on Tuesday, following a night of violence across ... Read More

Barcelona Airport mass flight cancelations after brutal riots

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 14, 2019

More than 8,000 demonstrators managed to storm Barcelona’s El Prat Airport  Dozens of flights have been canceled, leading to air ... Read More

El Llorenç, a new boutique hotel opens in Palma de Mallorca

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 8, 2019

El Llorenç Parc de la Mar is set in the heart of La Calatrava, one of the oldest neighborhoods in ... Read More

Spain announces €300 million recovery plan to counter Thomas Cook’s collapse impact

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- October 3, 2019

Spain's acting Tourism Minister Reyes Maroto said on Thursday that the government of Spain has devised a €300 million recovery ... Read More

Ibiza becomes tourist destination with most nightlife distinctions

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 27, 2019

Eight venues on the island of Ibiza have recently implemented the most important international distinction in nightlife, the renowned Triple ... Read More

UNWTO an Iberia agree on Sustainable Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 26, 2019

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Zurab Pololikashvili, and the CEO of Iberia, Luis Gallego, have signed a ... Read More

Chaos behind the scene: UNWTO General Assembly in Saint Petersburg opens

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 11, 2019

Let us reclaim our UNWTO!  These voices are getting louder and louder among delegates attending the 23rd UNWTO General Assembly ... Read More

UNWTO a regime of good statistics, fear and corruption

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 10, 2019

The UNWTO General Assembly opened in Saint Petersburg Russa today. UNWTO is turning into an organization with many controversies. On ... Read More

eTurboNews will not be silenced by UNWTO

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 9, 2019

The UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Polalikasvi is worried about eTurboNews and started blocking this publication. With more than 11,205 articles about ... Read More

UNWTO shut doors on Dr. Taleb Rifai, former UNWTO Secretary-General

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 8, 2019

You are not invited to the UNWTO General Assembly 2019 in Saint Petersburg is the clear message by UNWTO Secretary-General ... Read More

Spain and Italy named top summer sailing trip destinations for UK holidaymakers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 26, 2019

Spain and Italy have been named as the most popular destinations for British holidaymakers looking to take a sailing holiday ... Read More

Five people killed in bizarre plane and helicopter mid-air collision in Mallorca

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 25, 2019

Five people, including one child, are dead after a bizarre  involving a helicopter and a small airplane on the Mediterranean ... Read More

Move Over Wine: Make Room for Beer from Spain

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- August 24, 2019

The Change in Spain We easily associate wine with Spain; however, this country is also home to Europe’s oldest beer ... Read More

Ryanair under fire for still selling tickets for strike days

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 20, 2019

Irish low-cost airline Ryanair has been severely criticized for continuing to sell tickets for flights that are scheduled to travel ... Read More

‘Unharmed and evacuated’: 393 tourists rescued after Ibiza ferry runs aground

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 17, 2019

A Spanish ferry packed with hundreds of tourists and their cars has run aground on her way from Ibiza and ... Read More

The Running of the Balls: And that’s no bull

editor editor- August 14, 2019

On August 24, Mataelpino, a town in central Spain near Madrid, is holding its annual “Running of the Bulls” festival ... Read More

RIU Hotels & Resorts touches the sky in Madrid

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 12, 2019

RIU Hotels & Resorts has arrived in Madrid and it has done so in style, with the opening of its ... Read More

Barcelona’s public pools ordered to stop ‘discriminating’ and go topless

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 8, 2019

Barcelona city officials have issued an order to public swimming pools, saying women must be allowed to swim topless because ... Read More

British Airways plane makes emergency landing in Valencia after smoke fills cabin

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 5, 2019

A passenger plane was forced to make an emergency landing in Valencia, Spain after the airplane's passenger cabin filled with ... Read More

Paris braces for record-breaking temperatures as heat wave grips Spain to Germany

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 24, 2019

Temperature records began to fall across France on Tuesday and more are expected in the upcoming days as locations brace ... Read More

Mess with the bull… 7 people injured in Pamplona bull run

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 11, 2019

At least seven people were injured during Pamplona’s San Fermin bull running festival, one of whom was gored in the ... Read More

Aquarium inferno: 2000 people evacuated from Europe’s largest aquarium

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 9, 2019

Nearly 2,000 people - over 1,600 visitors and 350 staff, were evacuated after a blaze was reported at Europe’s largest ... Read More

Madrid to Cairo new route on Iberia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 8, 2019

Pending approval by authorities, Iberia will launch a new route from Madrid to Cairo on March 2, 2020. The Spanish carrier will operate four weekly flights with ... Read More

Brazilian president’s plane crewman arrested in Spain with ’86 pounds of cocaine’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 27, 2019

Spanish police arrested a crew member from a Brazilian military plane, used to arrange travel for Brazil's president to G20 ... Read More

Aeroflot adds many new destinations including Palma de Mallorca and Marseille

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 20, 2019

This summer Aeroflot has launched new flights to more destinations in Russia and abroad. From June 1, Aeroflot is operating five weekly ... Read More

UNWTO Deputy Secretary General Sanclemente leaves: Gustavo Santo from Argentina next?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 20, 2019

There will be a farewell cocktail tonight at UNWTO Madrid to say farewell to the UNWTO Deputy Secretary-General Mr. Jaime ... Read More