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A push for market liberalization in the Caribbean

Seth Miller Seth Miller- June 12, 2019 23:05

Can cooperation and market liberalization beat out protectionist interests in the Caribbean? The 2019 Caribavia conference wasted little time in bringing that question to the forefront. With representatives from airlines, ... 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

Maritime security the Seychelles way

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- May 25, 2019 02:42

Africa’s smallest nation is setting a standard for safe sustainable seas through the prosecution of pirates, international maritime cooperation, and proactive measures to protect its exclusive economic zone. As the ... Read More

Farewell Niki Lauda: Legend of fast cars and airplanes

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 23, 2019 01:29

Niki Lauda, whom we remember as a Formula 1 legend, is no longer with us. But did you know he had a license to fly and had a history of ... Read More

New lawsuits filed against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 00:35

Additional wrongful death lawsuits in the crash of the Boeing 737-8 MAX, operated as Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, were filed in Chicago, IL, in the deaths of Virginia Chimenti, originally ... Read More

Hilton Hawaiian Village workers rally in Waikiki for a better contract

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019 15:30

UNITE HERE Local 5 Members rallied in Honolulu to demand a better contract and better job protection for workers at the Hilton Hawaiian Village. Hundreds of Local 5 members and ... Read More

US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019 08:08

Today the U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Baghdad ordered a partial evacuation of their American staff.  In the meantime, the travel warning for Americans wanting to visit Iraq reads: Do ... Read More

Arabian Travel Market Global Stage: Saudi Arabia Tourism Trends

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019 17:52

Saudi Arabia’s growing tourism sector will be one of over 40 key travel and tourism trends under the spotlight on Arabian Travel Market’s Global Stage - as more than 100 ... Read More

Hilton Hawaiian Village workers to vote on possible strike tomorrow

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019 00:20

UNITE HERE Local 5 hotel workers will vote Friday on whether to authorize a strike at Hilton Hawaiian Village — world’s largest Hilton, and the largest hotel in Hawaii — ... Read More

Ninja Museum to open in Odawara Castle Park

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 16:20

A new attraction complex “Odawara Castle NINJA Museum” in Odawara Castle Park will be open on April 20th, 2019. This complex will utilize a refurbished exhibition area of the former ... Read More

US airlines wrongfully reject over 25% of their passengers’ compensation claims

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 15:24

Consumer rights advocacy group released the results of a new study showing that United States airlines wrongfully reject more than 25% of compensation claims, indicating that more than one in ... Read More

Melbourne Gay Night Club shooting kills one, injures three

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 14, 2019 12:55

Melbourne and locals alike find Love Machine nightclub in Prahran to be a popular part of  Melbourne R&B and house music over 3 floors. This flashy gay and mixed nightclub ... Read More

AIDS/HIV research supported by design community

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- April 6, 2019 20:54

Members of the Design Industries have supported AIDS research since 1984 through the Design Industries Foundation Fighting Aids (DIFFA), a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization incorporated in New York State. DIFFA ... Read More

Tourism for Tomorrow Awards: WTTC makes the 2019 announcement

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 15:40

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is delighted to announce the 2019 leaders in sustainable tourism at the Tourism for Tomorrow Awards ceremony. The Awards, now in their 15th ... Read More

Boeing set to brief experts on 737 Max software update

editor editor- March 27, 2019 17:59

Boeing is set to brief hundreds of experts this morning on the 737 Max software update. But yet another problem may be plaguing this aircraft after a Southwest Airlines 737 ... Read More

Young elephant shot 13 times: Tourists watched in horror

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- March 27, 2019 07:54

Balule Associated Nature Reserve has justified the killing of a young elephant bull in front of tourists as an 'act of self-defense', backtracking on an original announcement condemning the act ... Read More

Follow travel journalists of “The Bucket List Family”

editor editor- March 26, 2019 22:01

The Bucket List Family is a family of five, including three small children, who travel the world together documenting and sharing their adventures. The family will travel with LATAM Airlines ... Read More

Any WOW Air reservation may not materialize: Airline has major problems

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 25, 2019 21:59

"Bummer that WOW Air is potentially going under - had a very flawless experience with them. But does this mean fewer tourists in Iceland?", a disappointed passenger posted to twitter. ... Read More

Czech Memorial Scrolls survived the Holocaust and travel to New York City

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- March 23, 2019 19:11

The fact that a few of the 1,564 Czech Memorial Scrolls were all in one place at the same time, was almost a miracle. It took detailed planning and the ... Read More

Hong Kong Airlines debuts Chris Cosentino’s Business Class menu

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019 16:01

Hong Kong Airlines has launched a brand new Business Class menu for its customers travelling out of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) from 22 March 2019. Designed exclusively by celebrity ... Read More

IMEX Frankfurt: Education speakers include former monk, game developer and ‘tech geeks’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 15:41

What do a former monk, a game developer and a self-confessed ‘tech geek’ have in common? They’re all speakers at IMEX in Frankfurt, taking place 21 – 23 May. There ... Read More

Boston on fire: What happened?

editor editor- March 16, 2019 00:42

A fire in East Boston is so big and the smoke plumes are so large, that doppler radar is picking up the activity. Compounding the efforts of firefighters are winds ... Read More

Minister: South Africa wants more Chinese tourists

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019 17:25

South African Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom said that South Africa wants to attract more Chinese visitors and is striving to make their travel easier and more enjoyable. The Minister ... Read More

East African regional airlines battle to take over the African skies

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 19, 2019 06:21

East  African regional airlines are now fighting a winning and losing battle over the African skies which Kenya Airways, Ethiopian Airlines and South African Airways have been commanding for decades ... Read More

Brussels Tourism pays tribute to Bruegel in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2019 16:38

To celebrate the 450th anniversary of the death of the great Flemish master, several exhibitions and original activities will be on offer to visitors throughout the year. A great opportunity ... Read More

Out of the Shadows Index: Child sex abuse and exploitation

editor editor- January 16, 2019 02:10

Approximately 200 million of the world's children experiencing child sex abuse each year, Read More

World Travel and Tourism Council announces 2019 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards finalists

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019 17:30

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) is delighted to announce the 15 finalists for its 2019 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards. The 2019 finalists are organized into the following new ... Read More

Al-Qaeda terrorists attack hotel in Nairobi, Kenya, fatalities reported

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019 15:29

A hotel and office complex in an upscale area of the Kenyan capital Nairobi were hit by two explosions earlier on Tuesday, with live footage from the scene also capturing ... Read More

Tulsi Gabbard US President in 2020? She told CNN but not her father

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2019 07:57

His daughter Tulsi Gabbard is running for president in 2020. Hawaii Senator Mike Gabbard is currently attending the Farm Bureau convention in New Orleans where President Trump will speak on Monday. ... Read More

Tourism is killing Venice and the city is fighting back

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 2, 2019 22:41

Tourism is killing Venice. And the city is fighting back with the plan to curtail the most pesky and least profitable segment of the visitors hordes - "day-trippers". The city ... Read More

Kashmir travelers annoyed by traffic snarls to Srinagar Airport

editor editor- January 1, 2019 00:38

Srinagar International Airport is also known as Sheikh-ul-Alam Airport and is plagued with extreme traffic congestion for travelers. Read More

Egypt boosts nationwide security for Christmas and New Year

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 24, 2018 23:15

Egypt's Armed Forces, in coordination with the Ministry of Interior, has intensified measures to secure Christmas and New Year's celebrations nationwide, the army said in a statement on Monday. "The ... Read More

Thailand Tourism Safety Image in question?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018 10:53

A conflict between FIFA, Australia, and Bahrain on a human rights and an asylum case for involving a pro football star Hakeem AlAraibi wanted by his home country Bahrain may ... Read More

Asia thumps New York fashion

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- December 22, 2018 21:04

According to the Business of Fashion Report (McKinsey & Company 2017), “The West will no longer be the global stronghold for fashion sales.” Read More

Waikiki Beach Marriott workers overwhelmingly vote to ratify new contract

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 22, 2018 16:24

UNITE HERE Local 5 members who work at Waikiki Beach Marriott voted overwhelmingly today to ratify a union contract that covers nearly 500 workers. The contract is modeled after the ... Read More

World Tourism Organization announces finalists of 15th UNWTO Awards

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2018 16:30

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has announced the finalists to win the 15th UNWTO Awards, which recognize inspirational projects having made an invaluable contribution to advance sustainable tourism. The nominees ... Read More