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Tanzania’s wildlife parks turn sixty

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- June 13, 2019 19:28

Famous German conservationist Professor Bernhard Grzimek and his son Michael made a milestone development in the conservation of wildlife in Tanzania, producing a film documentary and a popular book with ... Read More

Accor hospitality group: Significant growth in North & Central America

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 21:53

Global hospitality group Accor continues to present record growth figures in North & Central America, a key region for the Group’s global development strategy. Accor’s North & Central America portfolio ... 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

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett lauds Seaga as icon, champion of the people

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019 23:02

Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has lauded the work of former Prime Minister, the Most Hon Edward Phillip George Seaga, who passed away today, on his 89th birthday. Minister ... Read More

One Country, One People, One Seychelles: Tourism but no militarization

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- May 22, 2019 04:24

This presentation is about Seychelles, the people, our hopes and our dreams.  It is from the people and for the people and about our heritage.  It is about our families, ... 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

Safertourism.com: Tourism Security will be an issue in 2020

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2019 22:14

The 26th Las Vegas International Tourism Safety and Security Conference in 27 years was concluded last week. Next year a whole new concept of tourism security conferences is in the ... Read More

Eurovision Song Contest in Israel: A terror target for Islamic Jihads?

The Media Line The Media Line- May 5, 2019 05:01

The Eurovision Song Contest, a massively popular annual competition, a major travel and tourism event, is set to take place in Tel Aviv from May 12 to 18. It draws ... Read More

Ideal ocean cruise ship: Ship sizes and what they mean for your cruise

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 01:35

Ships sizes range from megaships (over 4,000 passengers) to very small vessels and luxury yachts whose passengers number in mere dozens, and knowing the differences is key to planning your ... Read More

XS, S, M, L or XL: What is your ideal river ship size?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 15:45

All those with the hearts of wanderers will appreciate the appeal of a river cruise; an experience rich in culture, made possible by ability to disembark and re-embark at leisure, ... Read More

Tartan pride celebrated nationwide and in Hawaii, too

editor editor- April 10, 2019 01:30

Tartan Day is a North American celebration of Scottish heritage, observed April 6, the date on which the Declaration of Arbroath (Scottish Declaration of Independence) was submitted to Pope John ... Read More

How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 12:14

African Tourism Board, (ATB)  has travel and security on its top agenda when attracting visitors to the continent. At the upcoming ATB Launch on April 11, the organization will be announcing ... Read More

UNESCO, African Union and Ethiopia Role Model on World Press Freedom?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2019 09:15

Ethiopian Airlines, has been chosen as the Official Carrier for the 2019 World Press Freedom Day Global Conference to be held in Addis Ababa from May 1-3, 2019. This conference ... Read More

African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors

editor editor- March 25, 2019 20:46

The official launch of the newly-founded African Tourism Board is only two weeks away, and the U.S.-based interim Chairman Juergen T. Steinmetz explained the organization's commitment to keep Africa safe ... Read More

Five challenges confronting Meetings Industry in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 18:01

Tight meeting budgets, time pressures, organizational issues, a lack of creativity from hotels, increasingly complex and costly mandates in catering, a need for more dynamic and enriching experiences and resistance ... Read More

The new Hawaii of Africa

editor editor- March 6, 2019 23:10

It’s not in the Pacific Ocean. It’s in the Atlantic Ocean. It is called Sierra Leone. With 212 miles (360 kilometers) of North Atlantic Ocean coastline, this West African country ... Read More

Former Seychelles president President Albert Ren passed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 06:37

Seychelles second and long serving President Albert Rene aged 83 died at Seychelles Hospital during in the early hours of the 27 February. At Seychelles Independence in 1976 Albert Rene ... Read More

Best Western Hotels & Resorts acquires upscale luxury hotel collection

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 00:15

Best Western Hotels & Resorts announced today it has acquired renowned global hotel brand WorldHotels representing a collection of approximately 300 unique and special hotels and resorts in premier destinations ... Read More

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019 23:36

The European Union yesterday renewed sanctions against Zimbabwe after condemning the chaotic situation of human right abuses in that Southern African country. Here is what the joint resolution by the ... Read More

Dominica: Strong 4th quarter performance signals tourism recovery

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019 18:25

The months of October to December 2018 produced arrivals of 22,178 from all source markets to Dominica, representing 35.3 % of total stay-over arrivals for the year which stood at ... Read More

Sierra Leone Tourism went all out at FITUR to attract Spanish visitors

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 27, 2019 09:21

With its palm-fringed beaches, breathtaking mountains, tropical rainforests, and vibrant culture, Sierra Leone is one of West Africa’s most seductive destinations. Sierra Leone is on a penetrative entry strategy for ... Read More

Sleeping Suriname wakes up to new global air service

editor editor- January 17, 2019 20:26

A new route starting this summer will be the first new international service that Suriname has secured in over a decade. Read More

Historic Montana guest ranch welcomes new GM

editor editor- January 10, 2019 21:04

Montana guest ranch carries on Proud Traditions Of Western Hospitality, Pioneering Women with new GM. Read More

Cunard returns to Alaska in 2020

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018 19:22

Luxury cruise line Cunard today announced that it will spend a full season in Alaska from June through September in 2020 on newly-refit Queen Elizabeth. Cunard is making its grand ... Read More

Military tourism: Indian warships at Port Victoria, Seychelles

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 29, 2016 00:51

Military tourism is another money earner for many strategic travel and tourism destinations including Hawaii, Seychelles, and Guam for example. Read More

Happy 4th of July but not so happy in Guam, where America starts the day

editor editor- July 4, 2013 11:20

There are 180,000 proud Americans currently celebrating US Independence Day in Guam, USA. Read More

Scottish tourism chiefs: No fear of independence referendum

editor editor- March 4, 2013 09:23

Scotland's tourism chiefs have insisted they have no concerns about the impact of the independence referendum next year. Read More

Papua New Guinea celebrates 37th anniversary of independence

editor editor- September 15, 2012 03:19

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea - As the sun set on the afternoon of 15 September 1975 the Australian flag came down for the last time from Hubert Murray Stadium, ... Read More

South Sudan joins ICAO

editor editor- November 15, 2011 07:39

(eTN) - As the long march for the new Republic of South Sudan continues into independence, the young country has made another milestone step when it finally was accepted as ... Read More

UN: Significant progress on steps for separation of North and South Sudan

editor editor- February 10, 2011 03:34

North and South Sudan have made “significant” progress on a wide range of follow-up arrangements between the two States following the southern region’s vote for independence, the top United Nati Read More

Slovenian tourism launches Homecoming project

editor editor- February 8, 2011 05:49

In 2011 the Republic of Slovenia will be celebrating 20 years since its declaration of national independence. Read More

Independence is the main objective in South Sudan

editor editor- July 23, 2010 04:00

(eTN) - With less than 6 months to go towards the scheduled referendum, in which the Southern Sudanese population can at last decide on their own destiny, more and more ... Read More

Southern Sudan may declare unilateral independence

editor editor- August 18, 2009 08:13

Sources from within the Sudan Peoples' Liberation Movement (SPLM) have given indication that should the regime in Khartoum continue to obstruct the referendum law, under which the independence decisio Read More

Is New Caledonia Pacific’s last tourism frontier?

editor editor- April 24, 2009 10:43

With a population of less than 200,000 inhabitants, New Caledonia is relatively unknown. Read More

“Forvik owes no allegiance to any United Kingdom government and is not bound by any of its statutes”

editor editor- June 23, 2008 09:09

LONDON - The owner of a tiny island in off Scotland declared its independence from the United Kingdom on Saturday, saying he wanted the territory, population one, to be a ... Read More