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Canada announces new Heritage Lighthouse designations

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 22:10

Canada's heritage places reflect the rich and varied heritage of the nation and provide an opportunity for Canadians to learn more about Canada's diverse history. Today, Rodger Cuzner, Member of ... Read More

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019 18:54

In an advertisement in “The New Vision” daily by the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) on June 7, a notice of intended application for a license from Bonang Power and Energy ... Read More

World Fusion Tours: African Tourism Board’s newest member

editor editor- June 10, 2019 23:54

The African Tourism Board (ATB) welcomed World Fusion Tours as its newest member. The Kigali-based tour operator recently won the World Travel Awards category for “Rwanda’s Leading Operator 2019.” “We ... Read More

Old City of Jerusalem tourist cable car project approved

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019 19:46

Israel's National Infrastructure Committee has rejected a slew of petitions against the cable car to the Old City of Jerusalem and approved the project. Long in the making, the $55 ... Read More

Arctic tourist train for foreign visitors launched in Russia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 21:13

Russian Far East Investment and Export agency announced that the first charter train to Russia's Arctic region will set off with more than 90 tourists from St. Petersburg on Wednesday, ... Read More

Brussels by bike: European capital celebrates cycling and honors its cultural heritage

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019 17:15

2019 is a year like no other for Brussels. This year Brussels is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first Tour de France victory of Belgian cycling legend Eddy Merckx, ... Read More

Innovative Mediterranean tourism endeavor: The Sistina project

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 28, 2019 20:47

Fourteen tourist itineraries, 4 product lines, and the Grandtourupmed.eu platform - these are the credentials of the Sistina Project, an acronym for System for Innovative Tourism in the Upper Mediterranean, ... Read More

Nepal Tourism Board official response to Mount Everest expedition deaths

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019 18:33

Is Nepal a safe destination to travel after 11 people died climbing Mount Everest this season? The answer should be a certain yes. Nepal is so much more than climbing ... Read More

Is Sri Lanka on a Tourism Suicide path?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019 06:41

The good news, there has never been a better time to visit Sri Lanka. It's true when it comes to travel specials available. Sri Lanka is safe, but to relate ... Read More

The Bowery Hotel announces new Executive Chef

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019 15:00

The Bowery Hotel, a property located in New York's stylish and revitalized Bowery neighborhood, announced that Chef Andrea Taormina will lead the culinary charge at Gemma, the hotel’s Italian Trattoria, ... Read More

Eat Like a Local Mexico City launches four new city food tours

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 15:31

Mexico City is perhaps most widely known in the culinary world for its low-key yet delicious street food, with staples such as tacos al pastor, pozole, tamales and quesadillas. Travelers ... Read More

Europe’s first WeChat Pay Smart Airport launched at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019 19:30

WeChat Pay and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol jointly launched Europe's first flagship WeChat Pay Smart Airport. The flagship exists of three services: WeChat Official Account, WeChat Mini Program and WeChat Pay ... Read More

Simba, the happiest safari company from Tanzania joins African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2019 09:39

African Tourism Board today added Simba Safaris a family owned Safari and Tour company from Tanzania to its rapidly growing list of members. Simba Safaris is also a giant in ... Read More

Is there a gender difference in the travel habits of Americans?

editor editor- May 8, 2019 23:45

Is there a difference in how American men and women travel? Does one gender travel more than the other? Does it affect where they travel? What about their age? Or ... Read More

Lufthansa brings back New York, London and Paris city guides

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019 18:02

Lufthansa’s travel guides to select destinations around the world are available again. For New York, Paris and London, with Vienna and Rome coming this fall, the Lufthansa City Guide provides ... Read More

Relive the spirit of the Renaissance during Brussels’ Carolus V Festival

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019 00:20

From May to September, the Carolus V Festival is an opportunity for Brussels to relive the spirit of the Renaissance. Among the countless activities offered, the talks and guided walks ... Read More

From airport terminal to glamorous holiday destination: Designer pop-up shop

editor editor- April 6, 2019 02:53

Marie France Van Damme, the Hong Kong-based designer known for her globally influenced line of luxury resort, swim, and ready-to-wear, continues to expand her presence worldwide with the opening of a ... Read More

Cable Car to be introduced on Mount Kilimanjaro, amid protest

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- April 4, 2019 16:09

A cable car is to be rolled out on Mount Kilimanjaro by a foreign company to improve access and boost tourism, amid strong protest from key local industry players. Overlooking ... Read More

African Tourism Board: The Human Right to Explore the Cape in the Eyes of Marriott

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 26, 2019 19:58

The official launch of the African Tourism Board is only about two weeks away. On April 11 at 15.30 the Cape Town International Convention Centre Conference Theatre during World Travel Market ... Read More

Sexually assaulted by hotel staff? TripAdvisor tells woman leave a review

editor editor- March 19, 2019 01:42

TripAdvisor is the largest travel site in the world, with 456 million people visiting the site every month to search for accommodation and other hospitality sites ranked according user reviews. ... Read More

Older travelers still want adventure

editor editor- March 18, 2019 21:47

While much adventure travel information is aimed at young backpackers, recent research revealed travel is not just the domain of the young with middle-aged Brits still working their way through ... Read More

Tourism teacher holds Spirit of Hospitality workshop in Cambodian Jungle

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 17:13

A leading Bangkok university delivered a series of hospitality skill building workshops to local tourism service providers in the ecotourism front line at Botum Sakor national park, western Cambodia, 2-5 ... Read More

John Q. Hammons: Master hotel developer and builder

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- March 16, 2019 18:25

One of the great hoteliers/developers of our time, John Q. Hammons developed 200 hotel properties in 40 states. But mere statistics hide the essence of Mr. Hammons special development techniques. ... Read More

Bardiya National Park gets Sustainable Destination Award at ITB

editor editor- March 7, 2019 21:25

Bardiya National Park has been awarded as the best Sustainable Destinations in “Asia-Pacific” category of Sustainable Top 100 Destination Awards 2019. Amidst a grand ceremony in Germany on March 6, ... Read More

Surrey introduces world’s first AI-powered travel guide

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 19:15

The University of Surrey has developed the world’s first AI-powered travel guide to work alongside Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly Slow Travel book. A team of researchers at Surrey ... Read More

Can you be a student and a full-time traveller?

editor editor- February 26, 2019 17:30

It would be worthwhile to clarify that life in travel is not a goal that is mandatory for all. In other words, if you do not want to travel, and ... Read More

Badass women dominating adventure travel

editor editor- February 22, 2019 02:59

In honor of International Women’s Day (IWD), Friday, March 8, 2019, these inspiring travel professionals are working to make outdoor travel a more balanced place for women around the world. ... Read More

Los Angeles Tourism unveils new look

editor editor- February 22, 2019 02:34

Los Angeles Tourism has tapped some of the most talented writers and photographers in the L.A. area to create a fun robust library of content ranging from guides on hidden ... Read More

Explorer Guide of Peruvian hotel dies in gift shop break-in

editor editor- February 21, 2019 02:04

At 8:20 pm last night, February 19, 2019, a group of armed delinquents broke into the hotel gift shop at Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica in Puerto Maldonado in Peru. With the ... Read More

Connect With The Locals And Add More To Your Travel

editor editor- February 18, 2019 20:03

Social media and technology plays a great role when it comes to connecting people. It has indeed brought the world closer. When it’s about travelling, most of us like to ... Read More

Syria welcomes visitors with open arms: Is Syria Safe tor tourism?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 10, 2019 07:56

Syrians escape an inhuman regime by the million. European countries are in a state of crisis trying to welcome Syrian refugees, but at the FITUR trade show in Madrid last month ... 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

How to do Hong Kong on the “Cheapo”

editor editor- February 2, 2019 00:04

A new website shows how surprisingly affordable Hong Kong can be. The aptly-named "Hong Kong Cheapo" aims to debunk the myth that the city is prohibitively expensive, helping travelers and ... Read More

India Heritage Walk Festival in 37 cities in collaboration with UNESCO

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 25, 2019 06:58

A technology provider to the travel industry in India teamed up with Sahapedia, an online encyclopedia of Indian arts and culture, to support its ‘Heritage Walks’, a project to help ... Read More

Zara Tanzania Adventures trawls 7 tons of plastic waste from Indian Ocean

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 00:25

The biodiversity of the Indian Ocean is severely threatened by the dumping of plastic waste at sea, but a Tanzanian responsible tour company, appears to have a solution. Zara Tanzania ... Read More

Could going paperless be bad for tourism?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019 16:30

It’s safe to say, in this day and age, most travelers begin their pre-trip destination planning online. But once they arrive in-destination, how will they figure out what to do ... Read More