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Merry Christmas to all from eTurboNews

‘Twas the night before Christmas and at eTN the editors were starting to put down their pens.Well, they weren’t really pens of any accord it was more like the slowing

Exclusive interview with Juergen Thomas Steinmetz

Juergen Thomas Steinmetz has continuously worked in the travel and tourism industry since a teenager in Germany, first as a travel agent and now as a publisher for one of the world’s most influentia

eTN Chief arrives in Seychelles for ICTP and Routes Africa 2012...

Juergen T. Steinmetz, the head of the eTurboNews (eTN) has arrived in Seychelles for the ICTP (International Council of Tourism Partners) and for the Routes Africa 2012 Conferences.

ETurboNews publisher appointed to The Region Initiative board

The well-known personality of the travel media world, Mr.

Srilal lectures at University of Plymouth

UK (eTN) - During a visit to UK in November, senior tourism professional, environmentalist, and eTurboNews ambassador, Srilal Miththapala, gave a series of lectures to students at the University of Pl

eTN Sri Lanka Ambassador to speak at WTM

Srilal Miththapala, the Project Director of SWITCH-Asia Greening Sri Lanka Hotels Project and eTurboNews Ambassador will be one of the five speakers at the seminar on “Making Destinations More Susta

Bhutan appoints USA tourism representative

(eTN) - Happiness is a place. And for travelers, that place could very well be Bhutan.

TripAdvisor gets hacked, partial email list stolen

The tech guys at online travel community TripAdvisor must be scrambling to figure out what happened last weekend when “an unauthorized third party had stolen part of TripAdvisor's member email list.

Making the move from .com to .travel

ETurboNews (eTN) has been a .com domain for over 10 years now, providing global travel and tourism news on a daily basis.

Nelson Alcantara breaks silence about San Diego beating

It has been a little over a year since that tragic incident in San Diego.

Seychelles Tourism Board explains the need to keep the world updated

Last week Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Tourism Board's CEO, addressed the Young Leaders Program, and he touched on the work of the News Bureau, a point that is often taken for granted.

Complaint: Several practices by Caribbean Airlines reek of corporate contempt

(eTN) – A letter to the editor of Guayana-based Starbroek News has complained that Caribbean Airlines’ operation in Guyana “reek of corporate contempt.”

EarthTV and eTurboNews team up

EarthTV, the world’s largest remote-controlled broadcast camera network, and eTurboNews, the oldest global travel industry publication with the largest global trade and journalist circulation on the

Tourism stands in frontline in environmental issues, WTTC president say

LONDON (eTN) – The president and CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council, Jean Claude Baumgarten, explains for eTurboNews how his organization is involved in the fight against global warming and s

Air France tells eTurboNews why it launched premium economy class

Bruno Matheu, executive vice president of marketing, revenue, and network management for Air France-KLM gave an exclusive interview to eTurboNews explaining the reason behind the launch of a Premium E

eTurboNews publisher honored at Skal luncheon at ITB

Skal members from more then 50 countries attended the traditional Skal luncheon, which was hosted by Skal International Berlin in connection with ITB, which just completed its final day on the fairgro

Seychelles to launch a new marketing campaign at ITB, appoints Alain...

eTurboNews’ very own special contributor has a gotten a very important: director of tourism marketing or the Seychelles.

Destinations connected with Obama capitalize on associations with new US president

From Nairobi to Waikiki, to the small Irish community of Moneygall; the inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th president of United States has generated what is termed the “Obama effect” on touri

eTN Inbox: Obama is dirty

Our experience with even mentioning Obama is a sure way to kill a Hawaii booking.

Jordan does a first, in UN’s view

Jordan has become the first country to pledge an additional unit to United Nations police in Liberia, answering UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon’s call for extra forces to support their Liberian cou

IIPT and eTurboNews calls for support of Peace Boat

STOWE, VT - IIPT founder and president Louis D’Amore and eTurbo News publisher Thomas Steinmetz is calling for urgent support of Peace Boat, which is facing a critical situation.

Executive Talk: Madeira’s tourism potential uncorked

The Atlantic island of Madeira is on track for a record year, according to the region’s tourism chief, Conceição Estudante.

Bhutto saw tourism as a way forward for Pakistan

(eTN) - As early as 1990, Benazir Bhutto outlined her vision of tourism as a major force in economic development for Pakistan. A New York Times article by Barbara Crosette on August 6, 1990 reported on Bhutto’s strategic policy outline for the development of tourism as a major industry in Pakistan and a means to create a livelihood for millions of Pakistani people.