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No tsunami warning, as powerful magnitude 6.5 earthquake strikes near Coquimbo, Chile

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 01:15

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake hit off the coast of Chile, near the coastal city of Coquimbo today. The earthquake, which hit an earthquake-prone area, ... Read More

Bearded Hemingway hopefuls to vie for Look-Alike title in Key West

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 20:00

It helps to have a ruddy complexion, a beard, a stocky build or any other attribute that increases a resemblance to legendary author Ernest Hemingway. Thursday through Saturday, July 18-20, ... Read More

Volaris: 28% passenger growth and 88% load factor in May 2019

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019 19:38

Volaris is the low-cost airline operating in Mexico, the United States and Central America, reported May 2019 and preliminary year to date traffic results. In May 2019, capacity measured by ... Read More

Delta operating performance for May 2019

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019 17:49

Delta Air Lines  today reported operating performance for May 2019. The company carried 18.1 million customers across its broad global network, a record for the month of May, including a ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Visitor spending declined 6.2 percent in April 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 19:46

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.33 billion in April 2019, a decrease of 6.2 percent compared to the same month last year, according to preliminary statistics ... Read More

Strong earthquake rocks El Salvador

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 14:59

A powerful earthquake, with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6, has hit off the coast of El Salvador. The quake sent frightened residents running out of their homes in the predawn ... Read More

Trend setter for tourism to enter the European Parliament: The best Tourism Minister of the World Elena Kountoura

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019 23:30

The European Parliament is about to say yes to travel and tourism, and after today's election, new trends may be set in European Tourism Policies. The bars for tourism are ... Read More

Chances a tourist swallows a Rat Lungworm on a Hawaii vacation?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 25, 2019 02:17

Millions of tourists visit Hawaii every year. The Hawaii Tourism Authority remains silent on the fact that 75% of slugs on the Island of Hawaii test positive for Rat Lung ... Read More

One Russian tourist killed, 10 injured in Italy tourist bus crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 17:15

A tourist bus carrying 60 Russian citizens overturned on the Siena-Florence highway in Italy, killing one and injuring at least 10 people, Russia's TASS news agency reported on Wednesday, citing ... Read More

Delta Air Lines to fly to Tokyo Haneda Airport from five U.S. cities

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 00:45

Delta will be serving Tokyo’s preferred airport under a preliminary decision announced May 16 by the Department of Transportation, with new slot pairs for flights between Haneda Airport and Seattle, ... Read More

Statutory consultation on Heathrow Airport expansion

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019 07:01

London Heathrow has announced that its statutory 12 and a half-week consultation on its expansion plans will launch on the 18th of June. This step is the latest delivery milestone for ... Read More

Uganda: Works begin on Kampala $60 M Flyover project

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- May 15, 2019 06:45

Preliminary works on the Kampala Flyover Construction and Road Upgrading project (KFCRUP), has commenced. According to the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA), the project contractor, Shimizu-Konoike JV started work early ... Read More

Huge earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands, no tsunami threat to Hawaii

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 15:45

Powerful, magnitude 7.5 earthquake has rattled Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands today, U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, and a​ tsunami alert ... 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

Deadly Aeroflot Crash: SU 1492 in flames when landing at Moscow-Sheremetyevo airport.

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2019 19:03

Skyteam airline member Aeroflot from Russia today had a deadly crash at Moscow-Sheremetyevo airport after engines caught fire. A hero flight attendant while helping passengers to escape the aircraft died. SU ... Read More

“Foreign object” damaging wiring: Boeing whistleblowers report new issue with 737 Max

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 17:03

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is reportedly considering an entirely new angle on its investigation into Boeing’s 737 Max line of jets after a company insider called a hotline to ... Read More

Comores and Mozambique in dire need of assistance after deadly Cyclone Kenneth

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 27, 2019 08:01

Cyclone Kenneth raged Mozambique and the Indian Ocean Island Country Comoros today. Tourists took shelter at Comores airport and Ibo Fort in Mozambique. Thousands were left without access to shelters. On ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority: Visitor spending down 2.4 percent in Q1 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 19:12

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $4.52 billion in the first quarter of 2019, a decrease of 2.4 percent compared to the first quarter of 20181, according ... Read More

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake jolts South Sandwich Islands region

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019 15:34

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake rocked South Sandwich Islands region today. No tsunami warning issued. Preliminary Earthquake Report: Magnitude 6.0 Date-Time • 22 Apr 2019 14:49:07 UTC • 22 Apr 2019 12:49:07 ... Read More

Magnitude 6.8 Indonesia earthquake triggers tsunami alert

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019 12:48

Strong magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck 63 miles offshore of the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, 149 miles from Kendari City, South East Sulawesi, Indonesia today. A tsunami alert has been issued ... 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

No tsunami threat after strong earthquake rocks South Sandwich Islands

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 9, 2019 19:35

Powerful magnitude of 6.5 earthquake has struck the South Atlantic Ocean near the South Sandwich Islands today. “Based on all available data, there is no tsunami threat from this earthquake. ... Read More

Wynn Resorts ends takeover talks with Australia’s Crown Resorts

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 9, 2019 18:05

Wynn Resorts released the following statement today: "Following the premature disclosure of preliminary discussions, Wynn Resorts has terminated all discussions with Crown Resorts concerning any transaction." Shares of Melbourne-based Crown ... Read More

What airport is now busier than mega-hubs Frankfurt and Dallas Fort Worth?

editor editor- April 8, 2019 18:24

This airport has now become the world's 12th busiest airport, moving up four places from the 16th spot in 2017. According to the preliminary world airport traffic rankings for 2018 ... Read More

Boeing releases statement in response to Ethiopian Airlines Boeing Max crash report

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 16:19

Boeing issued the following statement regarding the release today of the preliminary investigation report of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 by the Ethiopian Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) on the Boeing Max ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines has a statement on preliminary crash report

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 15:06

Ethiopian Airlines had a tragic year so far, but it appears without fault to the carrier. The preliminary report about ET 302 crash on March 10 came in and the ... Read More

Volaris: Passenger demand continues to be strong

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 15:03

Volaris, a low-cost airline serving Mexico, the United States and Central America, reported their preliminary year to date traffic results. In March 2019, capacity measured by ASMs (Available Seat Miles) increased by 13.5% vs last year, with demand measured by RPMs (Revenue ... Read More

Canceled: Widespread tsunami threat for Alaska, BC, Washington, Oregon, California and Hawaii

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 23, 2018 10:42

UPDATE: The Tsunami Threat was canceled at 1.10 am local time. Earlier eTN Reported: If you are currently visiting a coastal area in Alaska, US Canadian West Coast, and Hawaii: You ... Read More

Strong earthquake rocks State of Yap, Federated States of Micronesia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 9, 2017 16:46

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck State of Yap in Federated States of Micronesia today. According to the reports, there was no tsunami threat. Preliminary Earthquake Report: Magnitude 6.1 Date-Time • 9 ... Read More

Tsunami Warning issued for New Caledonia and Vanuatu

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 19, 2017 23:57

A Pacific Tsunami warning in effect for New Caledonia and Vanutu after a 7.0 earthquake earlier. More information pasted below: (more…) Read More

Brand USA hosts first-ever China MegaFam

editor editor- November 5, 2016 07:08

Brand USA, the destination marketing organization for the United States, in partnership with United Airlines, hosted its first-ever China familiarization tour (MegaFam). Read More

The keynote address at the 2016 PATA Annual Summit in Guam will come from Seychelles

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 13, 2016 12:26

Minister Alain St.Ange of the Seychelles is heading to the US island of Guam for the 2016 PATA Annual Summit. Read More

Ministerial debate with the private sector on Pacific Island Tourism in Guam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 31, 2016 15:13

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), in partnership with the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), will hold the PATA/UNWTO Ministerial Debate on Pacific Island Tourism in Guam, USA, on May 21, ... Read More

Korean family surprised in Guam as millionth visitor

editor editor- October 18, 2012 02:27

TUMON, Guam - Early this morning at 1:50 am, the Guam International Airport Arrivals area was lively with travel and tourism industry partners ready and eager to greet the millionth ... Read More

Eva Airways on track for weekend launch in Guam

editor editor- June 14, 2011 06:51

TUMON, Guam - The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) is pleased to announce the inaugural direct flight for Taiwan-based EVA Airways is on track for arrival at A.B. Read More