Tag: Pacific Ocean

Tsunami Warning for South Pacific Island Chain after 7.4 earthquake

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 15, 2019 23:30

A tsunami threat has been issued for Kermadec Islands.  Kermadec Islands, volcanic island group in the South Pacific Ocean, 600 mi (1,000 km) northeast of Auckland, New Zealand; they are ... Read More

SB Architects Unveils Seven New Hospitality Projects  in North America and Mexico

editor editor- June 4, 2019 01:37

Full-service global architecture firm, SB Architects, has been breaking ground in hotel, residential and mixed-use design for almost 60 years, and is delighted to announce seven new hospitality projects that ... Read More

Air Partner’s Travel division celebrates 20th anniversary

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019 17:49

The Travel division of Air Partner plc, the global aviation services group, is this month celebrating 20 years of organizing flights for groups travelling on scheduled airlines. During this time, ... Read More

Pope Francis appoints Tanzanian prelate to represent the Vatican in New Zealand

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 3, 2019 02:46

Pope Francis has appointed the Tanzanian born prelate, Archbishop Novatus Rugambwa, as Apostolic Nuncio to New Zealand and Apostolic Delegate to the countries of the Pacific Ocean. The Pontiff had ... 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

Best honeymoon destinations for every zodiac sign in 2019

editor editor- March 5, 2019 20:25

Find the best honeymoon destinations for your zodiac sign in 2019 right here. There should be no difficulty finding the right location if you are guided by the stars. With ... Read More

AKARYN Hotel Group to become single-use plastic-free by June 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019 18:10

AKARYN Hotel Group, Thailand’s home-grown luxury boutique hotel specialist, is on a mission to become a single-use plastic-free hotel company by June 2019. The group’s newest hotel, akyra TAS Sukhumvit ... Read More

Beating the winter blues in Puerto Vallarta

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019 17:10

There’s no shame in looking for a sun-and-beach getaway in Puerto Vallarta and, with a comfortable 70-75 degrees average temperature for the upcoming spring months, it is the ideal place ... Read More

Typhoon Wutip: What tourists should expect in Guam and Northern Mariana Islands?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 22, 2019 17:39

Typhoon Wutip is headings towards the Pacific U.S. territory Guam as a category 2 typhoon. As of Saturday 2 am local time the storm was about 230 miles south of ... Read More

Southwest Airlines may fly between Honolulu and Vegas

editor editor- February 14, 2019 02:26

If you live in Hawaii, Las Vegas, Nevada, is such a popular travel destination that locals refer to it as the Hawaiian Islands' 9th island. Today, Southwest Airlines’ CEO Gary ... Read More

Strong earthquake strikes off eastern Philippines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019 15:25

A 6.1 magnitude quake struck off the eastern Philippines on Friday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. There was no immediate report of damage. The quake, 80km deep, struck 111km ... Read More

Flying to Hawaii unsafe on a B737-800? Boeing declines to comment

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 7, 2019 00:58

Is it safe flying a Southwest Airline B737-800 aircraft from North America to Hawaii? This is a question many experts are asking these days. A Boeing spokesperson responded: "We are ... Read More

Flight attendant dies on Hawaiian Airlines Honolulu – New York flight

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 26, 2019 07:37

Hawaiian Airlines flight 50 departed Daniel K. Inouye International Airport Thursday night with 253 passengers for a scheduled nonstop flight to New York, JFK airport. One of the flight attendant ... Read More

No tsunami threat after new Vanuatu earthquake

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019 15:53

An earthquake of 6.0 magnitude struck of the coast of Vanuatu in the Pacific Ocean on Friday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. There were no immediate reports of casualties ... Read More

Strong 7.5 Pacific Ocean Earthquake: No tsunami threat

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 4, 2018 19:59

A strong 7.5 earthquake occurred Wednesday night 185 miles South of Loyalty Islands. Local authorities in Vanuatu issued a local tsunami warning, but according to USGS in Hawaii no warning ... Read More

Outrigger adds Maui condo resort to portfolio

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- August 1, 2018 15:39

Outrigger Hotels and Resorts today announced acquisition of Maui resort rental program interests from affiliates of Alterra Mountain Company. eTN contacted Coyne PR to allow us to remove the paywall ... Read More

Why Tourism Matters according to SKAL

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- June 24, 2018 17:36

During the recently held 47th Skål Asian Area Congress in Macau, Skål International World President Susanna Saari shared, in her keynote address, why tourism matters and in particular how tourism ... Read More

The history of the SMS Cormoran II

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 30, 2017 12:17

Tamuning, Guam – On Friday, April 7, 2017, the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) will commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the scuttling of the SMS Cormoran II. Read More

Jetstar emergency landing in Guam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 7, 2016 12:03

A Jetstar Airways flight JQ12 with 320 people onboard, which was flying from Tokyo to Australia’s Gold Coast, has made an emergency landing on the US island of Guam in ... Read More

Authentic Polynesia with three kings ruling a French territory on the Blue Continent

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 29, 2016 05:13

eTN this week attended FESTPAC hosted on the U.S. West Pacific island of Guam. It's a festival of cultures and people representing the beautiful Blue Continent, the Pacific Ocean. Read More

CNMI: U.S. Immigration rules about to destroy tourism on a remote Island territory

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2016 05:00

Yes, it's part of the United States of America, but it's 10 time hours and more than 20 hours travel time away from the U.S. Capital Washington DC. Read More

FESTPAC Opening: Guam becomes the center of the Blue Continent

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2016 19:41

The stadium was full. Thousands of spectators unable to get into the Guam stadium today watched the FESTPAC opening ceremony from giant screens outside the venue. Read More

Guam Tourism with FestPac puts the Blue Continent in the global spotlight

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2016 06:31

The blue continent is in the spotlight of the world today, and the center is the American island of Guam. It's a cultural and tourism event only happening every 4 ... Read More

Magic, world-class entertainment and a tiger – Guam tourism gets it!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 20, 2016 19:08

Tonight's PATA Foundation Charity dinner was not only for a good cause and to give back, but well worth the $100 dinner ticket. A very special surprise was waiting. Read More

Asia winter forecast: Drought to continue from India to Singapore

editor editor- October 24, 2015 04:36

As the record-challenging tropical season winds down following December, drought will continue in parts of Southeast Asia, while snow is forecast in some rather low-lying areas of China, the Korean ... Read More

Twin typhoons churn toward Taiwan, Japan, Korean peninsula

editor editor- August 18, 2015 01:05

Goni and Atsani both became typhoons over the weekend and will strengthen further in the coming days, as one or both could become super typhoons. Read More

Typhoon Dolphin to slam Guam with destructive winds, flooding Friday

editor editor- May 15, 2015 00:53

Residents of Guam should be making final preparations as strengthening Typhoon Dolphin will pass near the island on Friday. Read More

Outrigger Guam Resort scene of a deadly drowning involving a 22-month-old girl

editor editor- February 2, 2015 15:07

The Outrigger Guam Resort was the scene of a tragic deadly incident involving a 22-month-old girl on Saturday. Read More

U.S. Territory Guam struck by major earthquake

editor editor- September 17, 2014 12:13

Guam was just hit by a 7.1 earthquake at 6:14 am UTC time Wednesday. Read More

Iwo Jima Association of America will honor veterans at Guam reunion

editor editor- January 30, 2012 04:42

TUMON, Guam - Iwo Jima war veterans will meet on Guam for a Reunion of Honor on March 10-12, 2012. The reunion is being arranged and promoted by the Iwo ... Read More