Tag: dark

Summer begins in the Palm beaches

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019 20:46

Summer break has begun. With almost three months until kids head back to the classroom, savvy parents looking to outwit their children are turning to Florida's Cultural Capital® for a vacation ... Read More

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

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 many are offering visitors an ... Read More

Dark Tourism: South Korea using massacre to lure tourists

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 7, 2019 02:11

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 between North Korea and South ... Read More

Lunar landing 50ᵗʰ anniversary: Celebrate in Ohio

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019 18:49

To commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of Ohioan Neil Armstrong's first steps on the moon, Ohio is celebrating its groundbreaking history in space and aviation with special space-inspired celebrations throughout the ... Read More

Trump Hotels™ identifies luxury meetings trends

editor editor- June 4, 2019 01:27

Trump Hotels™, the luxury brand of five-star hotels and resorts known for its exceptionally designed properties in iconic locations, shares insights on luxury corporate and incentive meetings and details how ... Read More

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

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

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. Eva. The event is organized ... 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

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 children is widespread in many ... Read More

Ramadan vice squad: Malaysian officials go undercover to catch non-fasting Muslims

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019 18:46

If you are a non-fasting Muslim in Malaysia - be warned, a local official in disguise might serve your next meal having already snapped a photo of you and sent ... Read More

FAA warns airlines of “miscalculation or misidentification” risk over Persian Gulf

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019 16:45

In a chilling reminder of the downing of Iran Air flight 655 by a US missile, an FAA notice said civilian aircraft flying over the Persian Gulf and the Gulf ... Read More

What is the most important prize in Chinese international tourism?

editor editor- May 18, 2019 00:19

by Apolónia Rodrigues, special to eTN The Chinese Tourist Welcome (CTW) Award issued a Bronze prize in the Innovation category to Dark Sky® Alqueva. The CTW Chinese Tourist Welcome Award ... Read More

Is Zimbabwe planning to kidnap former Tourism Minister Mzembi in South Africa?

George Taylor George Taylor- May 17, 2019 08:26

Travel and Tourism in Zimbabwe are on a path of urgently needed recovery, and the country is considered by most travelers as desirable and safe. However, there is a dark ... Read More

Centara Grand & Convention Centre at CentralWorld Bangkok to reaffirm status as Thailand’s leading MICE venue

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019 08:08

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is anticipating one of the strongest years to date for Centara Grand & Convention Centre at CentralWorld Bangkok, its flagship hotel and ... Read More

Spanish winery architect brings attention to Baigorri wines

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- April 27, 2019 20:30

There are wineries and then there is Baigorri (started in 2000), currently owned by Pedro Martinez Hernandez. This Rioja winery is an outstanding architectural achievement and engineering marvel, set in ... Read More

Akaryn Hotel expansion: Aleenta Mountain Retreat in Bali and Akyra resort in Hoi An

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019 07:01

Akaryn Hotel Group, a Thailand based boutique hotel specialist, is preparing to expand into international markets for the first time, with the launch of its pioneering hospitality brands in Indonesia ... Read More

Drink like a New Yorker

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- April 20, 2019 21:04

If you live in New York, work in New York or are doing business in New York – there is only one appropriate drink to order…New York State wines. New ... Read More

How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 12:14

African Tourism Board, (ATB)  has travel and security on its top agenda when attracting visitors to the continent. At the upcoming ATB Launch on April 11, the organization will be announcing ... Read More

Hotel History: Asian American Hotel Owners Association 

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- April 6, 2019 20:45

The Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) is a trade association that represents hotel owners. As of 2018, AAHOA has approximately 18,000 members who incredibly own about half the 50,000 ... Read More

African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors

editor editor- March 25, 2019 20:46

The official launch of the newly-founded African Tourism Board is only two weeks away, and the U.S.-based interim Chairman Juergen T. Steinmetz explained the organization's commitment to keep Africa safe ... Read More

It is wine time: Meet the new competition

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- March 16, 2019 18:43

APVSA Introduces Wine-Entrepreneurs to Global Markets The Association for the Promotion of Wines and Spirits in North America (APVSA), headquartered in Montreal, Canada, provides assistance to European wine and spirits ... Read More

The correct answer is Bordeaux 2016

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- February 23, 2019 20:04

Do you know the best French wine and the 2nd best destination in France? If you said Bordeaux – you would be correct! Not only are the wines of Bordeaux ... Read More

World’s largest cruise ship hosts 2019 Skål 80th Annual International World Congress

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2019 15:28

Skål International, the world’s largest association of hospitality executives, and Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas, the world’s largest cruise ship, will host the 2019 Skål 80th Annual International World ... Read More

Meetings Redesigned: Centara’s New Agenda Brings Fresh Thinking, Reimagined Ideas to Deliver Better Meetings

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- February 11, 2019 06:26

– Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is bringing fresh thinking and new approaches to deliver better meetings with the launch of New Agenda: Meetings Redesigned. Centara introduces ... Read More

All about Whiskey

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- February 9, 2019 20:04

The world of whiskey extends well beyond smelling, sipping and tasting. To learn about the brown liquid in your glass you should speak with Lew Bryson, one of the world’s ... Read More

Meetings Redesigned: Centara Hotel one-stop MICE service

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 7, 2019 09:44

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is bringing fresh thinking and new approaches to deliver better meetings with the launch of New Agenda: Meetings Redesigned. Centara introduces a ... Read More

Red or White? Left or Right Bank? Answer: Bordeaux

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- February 2, 2019 19:34

Do you look forward to enjoying a glass of wine with lunch or dinner? Do you eagerly scan the wine list, and then start to sweat because you are unsure ... Read More

International LGBTQ+ Travel Association to honor Miami tourism pioneer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019 01:15

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association (IGLTA) will present the Hanns Ebensten Hall of Fame Award to George Neary, a longtime advocate for LGBTQ+ tourism, during its 36th Annual Global Convention ... Read More

Italy’s Matera inaugurated as European Capital of Culture 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019 00:20

“This is an important day for Matera, for Italy for Europe, which demonstrates its ability to recognize and enhance its cultures”. With these words the President of the Italian Republic, ... Read More

ISIS ready to blow up a Costa del Sol Tourism festival

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 20, 2019 20:10

Costa del Sol is one of the most known travel and tourism destinations in Spain. The Costa del Sol is a region in the south of Spain, in the autonomous ... Read More

Back to school: Learning how to look good

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 19, 2019 21:04

Those that ponder the importance of “beauty” should recognize that the industry is valued at billions of dollars and is supported by men and women. Read More

Delta Air Lines enhances its anti-human trafficking campaign

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019 16:30

In honor of Human Trafficking Awareness Day on January 11, Delta Air Lines is hosting ‘Silence Breaker’ Terry Crews, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Polaris CEO Bradley Myles and trafficking ... Read More

Melbourne’s next luxury hotel: First look at guest rooms

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019 01:14

A sneak peek of the stylish guest rooms at Melbourne’s newest luxury hotel in the city’s vibrant Southbank arts and entertainment district was unveiled today. Offering a first glimpse of ... Read More

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 3, 2019 21:05

After intensive research and polling of thousands of travelers, the experts, who are both knowledgeable and current about cruise trends and what constitutes a memorable cruise for passengers, project the ... Read More

Why travel to Alaska in the Winter?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018 21:11

The U.S. State of Alaska is known to be a popular summer destination. It's widely known Alaska is very cold and dark in the winter, but nowadays this doesn't stop visitors ... Read More

Suicide Tourism: A popular tourist destination in Japan with a dark reputation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018 07:54

Suicide Tourism is a very dark side of tourism one better not mention. Therefore the  Japan National Tourism Organization will only tell you about the wildlife that remains largely untouched ... Read More

Christmas Town USA: 651 citizens and the biggest light show in America

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018 23:45

There are 600,000 visitors and only 651 locals in Christmas Town USA. For the last 62 years, Tourists from all over the world are enjoying Christmas Town USA in Gaston ... Read More