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Why tourists are not in danger after confirmed Ebola case in Uganda

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 12, 2019 05:13

There is no threat for tourists traveling currently in Uganda. Future visitors planning a trip to this East African country should yet not consider canceling. A widely published case of ... Read More

Is this Hard Rock Hotel Cafe slowly poisoning guests?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 11, 2019 21:05

It may not be safe to stay at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino-Punta Cana. "We are too busy to respond," a spokesperson of the Zimmerman Agency, a PR agency ... Read More

Fiji and Dominican Republic: Healthy American Tourists die in resort hotels

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 6, 2019 01:26

Add Fiji to the list of now two countries where four healthy American visitors died within a week on mysterious and unexplained circumstances. Are the deaths of American Tourists in ... Read More

When overtourism spoils your travel plans: Go somewhere else!

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 5, 2019 23:37

Have you heard that told joke?  Patient says, “Doctor, it hurts when I do this with my arm.”  Doctor’s response is, “Then don’t do this.”  This is logic 101 that ... 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

Airline passengers enjoy canine therapy sessions at Moscow Domodedovo Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 02:20

Moscow Domodedovo Airport partnered with the National Association of United Animal-Assisted Therapists to conduct an event as a part of a Hug a friend before your flight initiative. On April ... Read More

Korean Air and the Hanjin Group Chairman and founder of Skyteam died in Los Angeles

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 06:16

Yang Ho Cho, 70, Chairman and CEO of Korean Air and the Hanjin Group, died peacefully April 7 in a Los Angeles hospital after a brief illness.  He was considered ... Read More

Global Tourism Industry Mourns the Loss of Peter Wong

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2019 18:56

Tourism Icon Peter Wong died on 11 March 2019, at Queen Mary Hospital in Pok Fu Lam, HongKong. Peter Wong was Executive Chairman of the China Chamber of Tourism, Vice ... Read More

Hotels in ASIA ignore warning signs of environmental killers

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- February 24, 2019 06:06

Hotel operators in Asia are neglecting public safety. Scientists and engineers have learned the truth about the industry’s apathy when it comes to keeping our hotel and workplace air handling ... Read More

Maintenance Emergency: How safe is it to fly on Southwest Airlines?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 17, 2019 21:29

I've seen people walked off the job, held on suspension for a month or more because they've reported problems that they supposedly were outside their scope for finding.  Such alarming ... Read More

World Animal Protection: Traffickers exploit Turkish Airlines in illegal wildlife trade

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019 19:25

An investigation by World Animal Protection reveals Turkish Airlines and Turkish Cargo are enabling the exotic pet trade, despite making commitments to tackle wildlife trafficking. The airline and its cargo ... Read More

Royal Caribbean cruise ship forced into U-turn after hundreds of passengers get sick

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019 03:45

Royal Caribbean Cruise Line's Oasis of the Seas cruise ship was forced to return to homeport after Norovirus outbreak sickened almost 300 cruise passengers on board. Prior to forced U-turn, ... Read More

Guam recreates Chamorro cultural theme park

editor editor- January 13, 2012 08:13

TUMON, Guam - Guam’s first and original Chamorro cultural theme park recreates Chamorro life 500 years ago. Chamorros are Guam’s first inhabitants. Read More

Judge: TUI UK must pay out to tourists who fell ill

editor editor- January 19, 2011 06:12

A judge in Birmingham has handed a landmark victory to 49 holidaymakers who contracted serious illnesses at a Majorcan hotel after ruling that one of the biggest tour operators in ... Read More

Corinthia Hotel Budapest makes a sick child’s vacation wish come true

editor editor- July 21, 2010 04:35

NEW YORK, NY – The award-winning Corinthia Hotel Budapest has collected more than 26 lbs. Read More

Outbreak of illness forces Celebrity Mercury to return early

editor editor- March 17, 2010 05:03

The Celebrity Mercury cruise ship is returning to port a day early and delaying its next sailing to address an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness that sickened 350 passengers. Read More