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Imagine Peace Campaign aims to educate youth against violent practices

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 19:40

In the lead up to the 2020 Olympics to be held in Tokyo, IIPT’s 2012 Olympic Truce Peace Ambassador Victor Mutanga is launching a global peace campaign. Needed now more ... Read More

Westin unveils new culinary program in celebration of Global Running Day

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019 20:47

In celebration of Global Running Day, Westin Hotels & Resorts today unveils a new worldwide culinary program, elevating the brand's existing wellness offerings and helping travelers fuel their workouts, productivity ... Read More

Rescue on Maui: Many Heroes, their Aloha Spirit, her Yoga Training and Love for Nature saved Amanda’s life on a Hawaiian Island

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 25, 2019 23:57

Yoga techniques came to the rescue of 35-year-old Dr. Amanda Eller in Maui, allowing her to survive 17 days when she got lost on a hiking trail deep in Maui's ... 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

$1.3 million in scholarships awarded to hospitality students

editor editor- May 15, 2019 01:18

The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation (AHLEF), the charitable giving arm of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), today announced that it is awarding $1.3 million in scholarships ... Read More

Powerful earthquake rocks Papua-New Guinea, no tsunami warning issued so far

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019 22:05

Powerful magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck about 20 miles to the northwest of Bulolo, Papua-New Guinea on Monday. Bulolo is located on the eastern end of the island. There have been ... Read More

Developing safety and security for children during travel

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- April 2, 2019 00:28

Safety and security are always a concern of the travel industry, no matter who the traveler might be. A major issue when dealing with children is their safety and security. ... Read More

Scorpion stings passenger on Air Transat flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019 23:30

As if flying wasn’t stressful enough, a Canadian student’s story of being stung by a stowaway scorpion mid-flight is adding a whole new dimension to air travel anxiety. Those with ... 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

“The urgency of the New Coastal Road” for Reunion Island makes news

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- February 12, 2019 02:03

February 5, 2019, a fall of about 500 kilos of rocks occurred at 3:50 pm on the Reunion main coastal road causing no injury. The roads on the mountain side ... Read More

Southwest Airlines: We hide our compliance issues under the Warrior Spirit

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 7, 2019 22:52

Just yesterday, eTurboNews reported about Boeing being speechless about the question of safety when flying on a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-800 to Honolulu. Today, the Transport Workers of America union ... Read More

Montreal Convention: United Airlines must pay 250 freezing stranded passengers $5700 each?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 23, 2019 07:20

United Airlines is speechless. The Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air, also known as the Montreal Convention may cost United Airlines more than a million Dollars. ... Read More

Keeping your furry children happy while traveling

editor editor- January 16, 2019 23:57

The public perception of airline travel for pets has taken a severe blow due to exaggerated accounts of pet deaths. Read More

US Travel Advisory issued against Indonesia targeting Central Sulawesi

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2019 19:59

The U.S. State Department today issued a travel advisory for Indonesia. This advisory is asking American Tourists to reconsider travel to Central Sulawesi and Papua due to civil unrest. It ... Read More

India train grounded for 2 months: Travelers infuriated

editor editor- December 26, 2018 22:47

According to the railway authorities, the DMU service between Jammu and Udhampur, train number 7406/74907, shall remain suspended until March 5, 2019. Read More

Vienna restaurant shooting leaves 1 person dead, 1 injured

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2018 14:54

One person has been killed and one injured in a shootout at a popular tourist restaurant in the Austrian capital’s historic center. It's yet unclear who is behind the incident ... Read More

Canadian Minister Garneau announces new regulations to protect marine passengers

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 12, 2018 09:49

The Government of Canada takes marine safety and security, and the well-being of all Canadians very seriously. That is why we are taking action to better financially protect marine passengers, ... Read More

The 10 commandments of air travel

editor editor- December 7, 2018 13:27

Delays, cancellations and destroyed travel plans: 2018 has been one of the worst years in terms of flight disruptions. Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018 21:27

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law cases. Read More

Russian tourist injured by speedboat in Phuket

editor editor- December 3, 2011 05:41

PHUKET - A tourist swimming at Phuket's Kata beach today was struck by the propeller of a parasailing speedboat. One foot was badly cut, and a leg also hit. Read More

Flight attendants injured more often than coal miners or construction workers

editor editor- March 5, 2010 05:22

For a flight attendant, each day on the job brings potential exposures to turbulence, severe air pressure changes, unwieldy service carts, broken luggage bins, balky exit doors and door handles, ... Read More

Duh, that’s what the warning signs ARE for: Canadian tourist injured at Franz Josef Glacier

editor editor- February 9, 2010 06:26

A 24-year-old tourist has a shattered leg after being hit by falling rocks at Franz Josef Glacier. Read More

Woman decides to sue Northwest over knee injury

editor editor- December 15, 2009 04:49

A woman claims to have injured her knee while attempting to climb over an armrest to the middle seat of a Northwest Airlines has decided to sue the carrier, reports ... Read More

New dingo grids endangering tourists

editor editor- June 11, 2008 02:42

Fraser Island's newly installed dingo deterrent grids are a disaster waiting to happen, according to long-time locals upset that two people have now been badly injured after slipping on them. Read More