Tag: permission

Kidnapped from the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong: 150,000 people marched in protest

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 9, 2019 19:52

Kidnapped from a five-star hotel in Hongkong and appearing in a mainland China prison thereafter. This happened to a number of billionaires and publishers knwon to be critical to the ... Read More

State of Beer @ the American Museum of Natural History

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- June 8, 2019 20:04

Many museums have upped their game over the last few years, adding gourmet restaurants and boutique shopping (i.e., MOMA, Metropolitan Museum of Art); however, not many are offering visitors an ... Read More

Trump’s regime rolls out new Cuba travel restrictions , bans educational, cultural trips

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 00:25

US Government announced new extensive restrictions on travel to Cuba by United States citizens, effectively banning most of educational and recreational travel. The Treasury Department said in a statement that ... Read More

China warns students planning to study in US to ‘strengthen risk assessment’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 23:45

The government of China warned its citizens on Monday of the risk in planning to study abroad at an American university, advising them to prepare for additional challenges in applying ... Read More

2019 Canadian Tulip Festival draws largest crowd in a decade

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019 20:52

Despite chilly weather and occasional showers, the 67th annual Canadian Tulip Festival drew crowds estimated at over 600,000 to the tulip beds in Commissioners Park. "Our returning of all Festival ... Read More

Would you travel nude or naked?

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- May 11, 2019 20:04

Face Forward. Please! Traveling sucks the moisture out of our skin! We may start the journey looking terrific and deplane looking a total wreck because of the anxiety of getting ... Read More

Spain’s secret: Txakoli wines

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- May 4, 2019 21:38

The first mention of Txakoli (pronounced cha-ko-lee) wines dates back to 1520. The wine was locally consumed and rarely enjoyed beyond Basque Country borders. Historically, home-made in baserris (Basque farm ... Read More

South Africa Day 2019 celebrations in Bangkok

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- April 30, 2019 22:14

A stunning South Africa National Day celebration took place in the Thai capital at the Siam Kempinski 5 star hotel. H.E. Mr. Geoffrey Quinton Mitchell Doidge - Photo © AJ ... Read More

Spanish winery architect brings attention to Baigorri wines

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- April 27, 2019 20:30

There are wineries and then there is Baigorri (started in 2000), currently owned by Pedro Martinez Hernandez. This Rioja winery is an outstanding architectural achievement and engineering marvel, set in ... Read More

Qatar to eliminate its bizarre exit visa system

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2019 19:30

Qatar is set to abolish its controversial exit visa system for all foreign workers by the end of the year, the UN’s International Labor Organization said. Qatar has introduced a ... Read More

Drink like a New Yorker

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- April 20, 2019 21:04

If you live in New York, work in New York or are doing business in New York – there is only one appropriate drink to order…New York State wines. New ... Read More

American Airlines to keep its Boeing 737 MAX jets grounded until August

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 14, 2019 15:50

American Airlines has chosen to keep its fleet of Boeing 737 MAX grounded until at least August 19, even if it means canceling 115 flights a day in summer season, ... Read More

NY drinks NY wines: History and hybrids

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- April 13, 2019 21:05

New York Wines: Disaster in the Beginning Historians have documented the fact that grapes were first introduced to New York by the Dutch (1647-1664); sadly, the crops failed. A few ... Read More

Arab Hotel Investment Conference is back: Why it’s so amazing

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- April 11, 2019 03:44

Last year, the move of the 14th Arab Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) from Dubai Jumeirah Madinat to the neighboring Emirate Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) was a huge challenge. Ras Al ... Read More

NY Visit: Creative approaches to traditional spaces

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- March 30, 2019 21:23

Architectural Digest Home Design Show Delivers 40,000 people (approximately) attended the AD Home Design Show earlier this month. Architects, interior designers, retailers and wholesalers, students and journalists, artists and gallery ... Read More

Czech Memorial Scrolls survived the Holocaust and travel to New York City

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- March 23, 2019 19:11

The fact that a few of the 1,564 Czech Memorial Scrolls were all in one place at the same time, was almost a miracle. It took detailed planning and the ... Read More

States must develop friendly policies to encourage India film tourism

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- March 14, 2019 00:23

On day 2 at the 20th edition of FICCI FRAMES, the global media and entertainment convention, the event started with a session titled “Shoot at site.” The participants in the ... Read More

Speed Dating Tourism Style @ Javits

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- March 9, 2019 20:04

Picture it – hundreds of small tables staffed by representatives of destinations, hotels, attractions – from Australia to Rwanda and from Indianapolis to Florida, talking for only 15 minutes with ... Read More

Connecting Africa: Rovos Rail set to introduce its first, East to West journey in Africa.

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- March 5, 2019 11:18

Come July this year, Rovos Rail is set to connect Africa from the Indian Ocean on the East to Atlantic Ocean in the West through its half-a month epic journey ... Read More

Travel professionals take over Javits

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- March 2, 2019 21:04

If you happened to walk by the Javits Convention Center in January, you would have found thousands of travel professionals dashing to and from dozens of travel-related events. It started ... Read More

The correct answer is Bordeaux 2016

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- February 23, 2019 20:04

Do you know the best French wine and the 2nd best destination in France? If you said Bordeaux – you would be correct! Not only are the wines of Bordeaux ... Read More

In celebration of Exotic Herbs Mayonnaise on Num Pang Sandwiches

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- February 16, 2019 21:04

It was an unusual invitation. The main event was an introduction to Exotic Herbs Mayo presented by Num Pang Kitchen and Sir Kensington’s. I had no idea what Num Pang ... Read More

All about Whiskey

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- February 9, 2019 20:04

The world of whiskey extends well beyond smelling, sipping and tasting. To learn about the brown liquid in your glass you should speak with Lew Bryson, one of the world’s ... Read More

Red or White? Left or Right Bank? Answer: Bordeaux

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- February 2, 2019 19:34

Do you look forward to enjoying a glass of wine with lunch or dinner? Do you eagerly scan the wine list, and then start to sweat because you are unsure ... Read More

NYC Winter Show: A treasure trove for hotel interior designers

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 31, 2019 23:56

If you love beautiful things like jewelry, sculpture, lamps, art and antiques, there is no better place to get your “fix” of fabulous furnishings and jewels than at the annual ... Read More

Strike at Nairobi International airport to protest Kenya Airways

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 29, 2019 14:50

A Kenya workers union doesn't want Kenya Airways' taking over Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA). Kenya Aviation Workers Union (KAWU) will go on strike in the next seven days, saying ... Read More

FAA: Atlanta is a “No Drone Zone” during Super Bowl LIII

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2019 23:25

The airspace around Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta is a “No Drone Zone” for Super Bowl LIII, on Feb. 3, 2019, and during three days leading up to the event. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7LZJTl2brq0 ... Read More

Unique hotels lead to successful guest experiences

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 26, 2019 20:03

The contemporary traveler sees a hotel more than just a place to sleep and take a shower. The hotel has become part of the travel experience and sometimes an important ... Read More

German authorities cancels all Iranian Mahan Air flights

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2019 09:45

There are no more flights from Iran to Germany on Mahan Air at this time. Mahan Airlines, operating under the name Mahan Air is a privately owned Iranian airline based in ... Read More

Back to school: Learning how to look good

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 19, 2019 21:04

Those that ponder the importance of “beauty” should recognize that the industry is valued at billions of dollars and is supported by men and women. Read More

Art + Design. Wit, humor and WOW

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 5, 2019 19:29

In New York, thousands art connoisseurs, collectors, gallery owners (and their staff), interior designers converged on the Park Avenue Armory to raise money for charities. Read More

New York City Town Hall stars Mayor DeBlasio

editor editor- December 31, 2018 20:04

It is not a surprise that politics has morphed into an entertainment vehicle. The people who populate the White House could easily be mistaken for participants in reality tv and ... Read More

A proud day for CEO Deepak Raj Joshi and the Nepal Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018 07:16

The CEO of the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), Deepak Raj Joshi is a proud man, Shradha Shrestha, the woman responsible for brand promotion is a proud woman together with the ... Read More

Drop your luggage

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- December 29, 2018 20:04

The airlines do not care if we are going to be away from home for one hour or one year, baggage is evil and must be stowed away (for a ... Read More

India advocate: Let Mumbai celebrate all night long

editor editor- December 27, 2018 21:06

Advocate pushes for Mumbai government to allow non-residential zones in urban areas to remain open all night for legal entertainment Read More

China says No to Christmas, but Yes to tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018 21:30

A fascinating country to visit is China unless you're Christian and want to celebrate Christmas Chinese style. This may be a dangerous undertaken. Christians all over the world are getting ... Read More