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Dead whale highlights major faults with octopus fishing industry in False Bay

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 19:20

Another dead 12-metre Bryde’s whale was found in False Bay near Cape Town last week after becoming entangled in octopus trap ropes. The traps have been in use by a ... Read More

Venice says no to big cruise ships

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 11, 2019 20:52

A giant cruise ship passed through the San Marco Basin, in Venice, interrupting the start of the Vogalonga, a non-competitive regatta of rowing boats that has reached its 45th edition. ... Read More

VIA Rail Canada ridership and revenue continue to grow

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019 22:06

 HIGHLIGHTS Ridership up 5.1% Passenger Revenues up 8.4% Greater accessibility at the Ottawa station Launch of New Fleet Replacement program with Siemens Canada Appointment of three VIA Rail board members ... Read More

Seychelles shines in all splendor as Indian Ocean’s Leading Sustainable Tourism Destination 2019 in Mauritius

editor editor- June 3, 2019 20:57

The continuous efforts of the destination in matters of ecology is once again saluted by the international tourism industry as Seychelles is crowned Indian Ocean’s Leading Sustainable Tourism Destination 2019 ... 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

Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way

editor editor- May 30, 2019 05:30

U.S. Travel advisories against Kenya should be increased. This is the demand by leaders of the LGBT Community to the U.S. Department of State in response to Judge Roselyn Aburili ... Read More

Arena di Verona Opera Foundation in New York for Festival

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 30, 2019 01:56

A few days after the success of Shanghai, the targeted marketing action of the Arena Foundation for the promotion of the Opera Festival Arena continued in New York. At the ... Read More

Boat sinks, many dead at Lake Mai-Ndombe in Inongo, Congo

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019 19:57

Tourists are not expected to be among the 30 dead in Western Congo, where 200 more are missing after a boat sank at Lake Mai-Ndombe in Inongo, Congo  Lake Mai-Ndombe ... Read More

Rome’s Circo Maximo takes visitors on a cutting-edge tour

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 25, 2019 02:34

Opening to the public is an innovative project of enhancement in augmented reality and virtual reality of one of the most significant places in the history of the city of ... Read More

International cooperation between Seychelles and a Baltic Island: Minister Dogley visits German beach clean-up project

editor editor- May 23, 2019 22:39

The Seychelles Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine; Didier Dogley, in the company of the Honorary Consul General for the Seychelles in Germany, Mr. Max Hunzinger, visited the ... Read More

Montreal Gay Village shines as LGBTQ and contemporary art beacon

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 18:15

Today, the Business Development Corporation (SDC) for the Montreal Village and the Ville-Marie borough, alongside Robert Beaudry, City Councilor for the Saint-Jacques District and member of the City of Montréal's ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Workers’ Pension Bill to be debated May 21

editor editor- May 10, 2019 00:19

The long-awaited Jamaica Tourism Workers' Pension Bill is one step closer to becoming a reality. This as Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says the pension bill will be ... Read More

Hilton’s brand portfolio overtakes Marriott’s as world’s most valuable

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019 22:40

Hilton has extended its lead as the world’s most valuable hotel brand while the total value of its brand portfolio within the Brand Finance Hotels 50 ranking has overtaken Marriott’s, ... Read More

Russia’s Saint Petersburg introduces ‘tourist tax’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019 17:15

Russian President Vladimir Putin approved the introduction of a tourist tax on foreign visitors in St. Petersburg, Russia. The head of state made a statement at a meeting with the ... Read More

Beach Vacation: What you do if a shark is about to attack?

editor editor- April 24, 2019 00:48

Shark attack! The United States is the most dangerous country in the world when it comes to bloody encounters between people and sharks. It's especially true in regions where tourism ... Read More

Peacock Aviation taking legal action against Gambia carrier

Lucky Onoriode George - eTN Nigeria Lucky Onoriode George - eTN Nigeria- March 29, 2019 20:21

Nigerian Peacock Aviation company that worked as General Sales Agency (GSA) for the Gambian Mid Africa Aviation Company Ltd. that traded in Nigeria under the name Fly Mid Africa has ... Read More

Facing the Demographic Challenge through Tourism and Innovation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019 20:09

Facing the Demographic Challenge through Tourism and Innovation", opening event today was attended by Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez; Spain’s Minister of Industry, Trade and Tourism, María Reyes Maroto; the President ... Read More

Italy travel: Extraordinary opening of hidden treasures to the world

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 22, 2019 00:26

An extraordinary opening is about to take place of over 1,100 sites in 430 locations in Italy, from the Palazzo della Consulta in Rome to the Castle of Melegnano (MI), ... Read More

President Obama, WTTC and the African Tourism Board: A major push for Africa visibility

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 21, 2019 02:05

Africa Tourism is hot right now. Overlooked in the past, the tourism potential of the African continent is now becoming visible. The first African Tourism Board (ATB) is about to be ... Read More

Brazil announces visa-free entry for US, Canadian, Australian, and Japanese citizens

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2019 14:50

Brazil is open for you! The Brazilian Government announced that Brazil would allow visa-free entry for citizens of The United States, Canada, Australia, and Japan, effective in 90 days (June ... Read More

Deadly Tropical Cyclone spreads disaster in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2019 18:32

Mozambique and Malawi had been hit by tropical Cyclone Idai killing more than a hundred people.  The storm made landfall in central Mozambique on Thursday night. Tropical Cyclone Idai displaces 1.5 ... Read More

ICAO experts agree on global measures towards sustainable aviation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 18:56

Global measures to address aviation’s environmental impact were agreed at a meeting of the two hundred and fifty experts of ICAO’s Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection (CAEP), which concluded last ... Read More

Ebix offers to buy India’s largest corporate travel exchange

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019 19:05

Ebix, Inc. today announced that it has sent a letter to the Board of Yatra Online, Inc., outlining its offer to acquire 100% of the outstanding stock of Yatra Online ... Read More

King of Jordan Abdullah II to receive the Lamp of Peace of St. Francis in Assisi

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 23:10

His Majesty the King of Jordan, Abdullah II, will visit, accompanied by Her Majesty the Queen of Jordan, Rania, at the Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, Italy on March ... Read More

Elizabethan Treasures: Miniatures by Hilliard and Oliver

Rita Payne - special to eTN Rita Payne - special to eTN- March 5, 2019 02:18

Queen Elizabeth l, Sir Francis Drake, and Sir Walter Raleigh were the celebrated figures of their age, but what did they really look like? In the years before photography and ... Read More

Seamless Air Alliance: Next generation of inflight connectivity ever closer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 17:08

Next week at Mobile World Congress, the Seamless Air Alliance will reveal progress on its mission towards enabling the next generation of inflight connectivity. This follows a significant start for ... Read More

Destination Seychelles receives exposure at ‘Le salon de Vacances’ fair in Belgium

editor editor- February 19, 2019 22:08

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB), alongside some trade partners, represented destination Seychelles in Belgium during a holiday fair held from February 7, 2019 to February 10, 2019. Held in the ... Read More

Las Vegas Strip: Covered

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 19, 2019 18:02

Gambling in Las Vegas is a slippery slope this morning, and you can see this literally. Hundred thousands of visitors visiting Las Vegas and walking the famous casino road, known as ... Read More

Saudi Arabia’s investments in Russian tourism are set to grow

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019 18:38

Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation are planning to increase mutual investments in tourism projects, the Chief Executive Officer of the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), Kirill Dmitriev, told journalists Monday. ... Read More

Travel industry: Managing sustainable tourism growth in Europe

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019 18:30

Delegates at the Conference on Managing Sustainable Tourism Growth in Europe, organized this week by the European Travel Commission (ETC), were faced with an urgent call to achieve a balance ... Read More

Wedding ends in tragedy in Peru after hotel wall collapses killing 15

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 27, 2019 17:20

At least 15 people were killed and 29 others were injured when wedding in the Peruvian city of Abancay has ended in tragedy after a wall of a hotel hosting ... 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

3 killed, 600 injured in horrific Pretoria train collision

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2019 15:20

At least three people have been confirmed dead and over 600 were injured in a horrifying Tuesday collision involving two passenger trains in Pretoria, South Africa. About 800 people were ... Read More

Russia wants to sells its passenger planes to Iran. Not so fast, says US

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 7, 2019 16:40

Last year, Russia's JSC Sukhoi Company has signed an agreement to deliver 40 new twin-engine regional passenger jets, Sukhoi Superjet 100R, to two Iranian carriers – Iran Air Tours and ... Read More

Want to live longer? Take a nature vacation

editor editor- January 4, 2019 02:35

Sntists have reported just recently that there is a direct link between nature vacations and a longer life. Read More

Lufthansa goes on hiring spree in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 1, 2019 16:20

Lufthansa Group is expecting to hire approximately 5500 new employees in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Belgium this year. The airline group is looking to hire over 1300 flight attendants – ... Read More