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Surf the Web for free at Frankfurt Airport

Check your e-mail, post pictures, surf the web - and do it all for free! Now it’s easier than ever to do at Frankfurt Airport: the Internet is just a click away.

Fijians gaining access to Internet

SUVA, Fiji - Approximately 60,000 Fijians will gain access to the internet for the first time as the Fijian Government opens "Telecentres" in schools across the country.

Regular visitors to East Africa with unregistered SIM cards face blocks,...

(eTN) - Regular visitors to East Africa holding local telecom operators’ SIM cards they use on arrival, may be in for a rude shock when next returning to Kenya, where the registration deadline for m

Seychelles now connected by fiber optic underwater cable from Tanzania

(eTN) - The landing of the fiber optic submarine cable to Seychelles from Tanzania’s capital city of Dar es Salaam was launched on Saturday afternoon with a laying of the first inch of the long cabl

Turtle Bay Resort amps up the Internet surfing experience with new...

NORTH SHORE, Oahu, Hawaii, USA – Watch the surf literally roll onto the worldwide web as Turtle Bay launches an innovative and interactive website designed to provide Internet surfers with the ultim

Turkish goes wireless on board wide-body fleet

(eTN) - Information was received that Turkish Airlines will introduce wireless Internet access to their wide-body fleet, starting with a B777, following their ground-breaking introduction in November

English continues to be world’s most influential language

OTTAWA, Ontario - English continues to be the number one language for international business and succeeding abroad, according to English language training company TalktoCanada.

UN expert urges governments to ensure free flow of information on...

An independent United Nations human rights expert today urged Governments to ensure that the Internet is made widely available, accessible and affordable to all, and to guarantee the free flow of info

RwandAir goes mobile for passengers

(eTN) - Information was received last week that the national airline of Rwanda, RwandAir, will have flight information via mobile phone available for their passengers when they activate a SMS facility

If you post a hotel review, can you get arrrested for...

It has become commonplace in recent years for travelers and patrons to post reviews about merchants on the Internet exercising what they believe are constitutionally protected "free speech rights" tha

Aircell names new CFO

ITASCA, Illinois - Aircell, provider of inflight connectivity, today announced the appointment of Norman Smagley as the new chief financial officer (CFO).

Anti Serengeti highway coalition takes to the net

(eTN) As recently reported here on eTurboNews, the Tanzanian government appears set to build a highway through the Serengeti to Lake Victoria, claiming this to be the most direct and, therefore, most

Al Jazeera Network unveils new initiative for Internet freedom

DOHA, Qatar – On the first day of the Fifth Annual Al Jazeera Forum, Wadah Khanfar, director general of the network, announced The Al Jazeera Initiative for Internet Freedom.

Travel agents and corporate customers can now book Gulf Air directly

Gulf Air is now offering its corporate customers and travel agents a new service - a dedicated B2B (Business to Business) Internet booking tool.

Uganda telecom companies making it easier for visitors to stay connected

Good news for tourists and business visitors to Uganda, who can already at the International Airport in Entebbe pick up a Sim card to enjoy local tariffs when making calls while in Uganda or else buy

Budget-minded travelers go online for bargains

Innovative online travel companies are finding a market for their services despite - or perhaps because of - the weak economy.

Africa travel info on the web

A new website by Simba TravelCare was launched last week via www.travelcare.co.ug, offering Ugandan travelers unprecedented direct access to bookings and travel information.

Kenya tourists can now opt to stay connected

Safaricom, Kenya’s leading mobile phone provider, has launched an Internet access platform available for tourist and business visitors. A week’s subscription costs a mere 999 Kenya shillings.

Berjaya Beau Vallon Beach Resort and Casino breaks innovative ground

The Berjaya at Beau Vallon Bay is about to enter into new "e" territory, when in early February they will officially launch "I-Surf" across the entire hotel with a state-of-the-art wireless system ins

The decade of delusion

Good riddance to the decade of delusion.

The decade in travel: Technology and terrorism

Remember getting through an airport without removing your shoes, dumping your water bottle or showing ID?

TSA “sensitive security information” posted on Net

WASHINGTON – The federal government improperly posted an internal guide to its airport passenger screening procedures on the Internet in a way that could offer insight into how to sidestep security.

Marketing has changed and the tourism industry needs to embrace new...

Gone are the days when putting an ad in the paper made the phone ring. Marketing has had a huge shift since the Internet became a household research tool.

Surveys offer stark message to travel sites

A common theme emerging from surveys into the use of travel websites is that there is a lot of scope for improvement in the customer experience.

New Zealand tourism needs to get tech savvy

Philip Wolf, chief executive of PhoCusWright and a specialist in travel distribution strategy and technology said New Zealand could be attracting half a million more visitors a year by better using in

Virtual gorilla tracking moves into take-off phase

A press briefing by the Minister of State for Tourism, Wildlife, and Antiquities, Hon. Serapio Rukundo at the Uganda Media Center, took place earlier in the week in Kampala.

Tourism: Unwrapping the gift

At the heart of governments across the globe is the desire to unite people behind a shared sense of identity and purpose as a prelude to the creation of a stronger, safer, more secure and more rewardi