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Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities

Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka- June 11, 2019 23:55

The Rapid Response Team by Safertourism reached out to Sri Lanka tourism authorities including the minister of tourism and industry leaders within hours of the devastating terror attack on the ... Read More

East Africa’s KARIBU and KILIFAIR Tourism Fair opens next month

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 17:20

KARIBU and KILIFAIR Tourism Exhibition is set for grand opening next month with full expectations to attract over 350 exhibitors from Africa, United States, Europe and Asia. With its clock ... Read More

Hawaii legislator’s push for Airbnb taxation bill a success

editor editor- May 1, 2019 02:58

Hawaii Senate Bill 1292 just squeaked by passing which will allow the Aloha State to collect transient accommodation and general excise taxes from short-term rentals with a vote of 13 ... Read More

Pittsburgh Tourism launches national marketing campaign

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 22:26

VisitPITTSBURGH introduced a new national marketing campaign, Pull Up A Chair, You Are Welcomed Here, that promotes Pittsburgh as a welcoming city. The campaign rolls out nationally today and with ... Read More

Boeing scraps 2019 financial forecast, halts share buybacks in wake of 737 MAX disaster

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 20:05

World’s biggest aerospace corporation was forced to pull its full financial forecast for the current year due to unresolved issues surrounding Boeing’s once best-selling 737 MAX aircraft. Boeing also announced ... Read More

eTN Hero: Cordelia Igel, team leader at Vox Restaurant, Grand Hyatt Hotel Berlin

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019 05:04

Many of us traveling around the globe on business have travel stories to tell. I spend more than 100 fully-paid nights every year in Hyatt Hotels around the world. Doing ... Read More

Plane spotted in California has the size of a football field

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 14, 2019 07:38

The world's largest airplane made its first test flight on Saturday in California. Stratolaunch Systems Corporation, founded by Paul G. Allen, today successfully completed the first flight of the world’s largest all-composite aircraft, the Stratolaunch. With a dual fuselage design and wingspan greater ... Read More

Ethiopia, Rwanda and Uganda: Top 10 improved world travel destinations

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 10, 2019 00:59

Three Eastern African nations have emerged among the top ten fastest-growing destinations for tourism in the world. The 2019 annual report compiled by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) ... Read More

“Plan For Our Kids” and “African Earth Lung” to launch at WTM Africa

editor editor- March 19, 2019 21:21

eTN Publisher Juergen Steinmetz talks to Professor Geoffrey Lipman Co-Founder of SUNx - STRONG Universal Network, about the development of “Plan For Our Kids” and the signature “African Earth Lung” ... Read More

Seychelles’ intensified presence makes successful impact during 2019 edition of Internationale Tourismus-Börse, Berlin

editor editor- March 13, 2019 22:45

Announced by the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) Headquarters in February 2019, Seychelles’ delegation pull the spotlight on the destination at the 53rd edition of Internationale Tourismus-Börse Berlin (ITB) travel trade ... Read More

Indian billionaires fly to Phu Quoc for the ‘Wedding of the Century’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019 18:25

One of Vietnam's most idyllic islands hosted a week-long wedding party for a billionaire couple from India who invited more than 700 guests to join them at the five-star JW ... Read More

Why is sustainable tourism important in Iceland?

editor editor- March 9, 2019 01:45

The First Lady of Iceland, Mrs. Eliza Jean Reid, was honored by the Institute of South Asian Woman (ISAW) during the ITB Tourism Trade Fair in Berlin, Germany. Mrs. Reid ... Read More

Government of Tanzania plan to rebrand the Tourist Board

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- February 27, 2019 13:08

Tanzanian government is planning to re-brand the Tanzania Tourist Board as to equip it with better working tools and strategies for more and vibrant tourism marketing. Deputy Minister for Natural ... Read More

Delta Air Lines flight nose-dives twice before emergency landing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019 18:30

Delta Air Lines' flight from Orange County to Seattle was rattled into a nose-dive two times by severe turbulence. The jolts sent snack trays flying into the aisle and several ... Read More

Air France junks Millennial-oriented Joon airline brand

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2019 20:30

Air France/KLM’s Joon - a Millennial-oriented airline brand, created to compete with the low-cost sector in Europe and long-haul, is to be axed just after one year. The project was ... Read More

Did Sri Lankan turtle whisperer receive a message days before the tsunami?

editor editor- January 13, 2019 01:29

“I saw the sea rushing in, sweeping away houses, animals and people and causing destruction,” said the turtle whisperer on the tsunami. Read More

Moscow’s Domodedovo airport buys tank to tow aircraft

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 12, 2018 08:30

A new tow truck, received by Moscow’s Domodedovo airport, can pull a weight of 125 tons and lay evacuation routes even through thick forest. Of course, it can – 'cause ... Read More

Late President Bush lived the Aloha Spirit: A Testimonial by a Democratic Party Activist from Hawaii

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 6, 2018 21:50

Marsha Rose Joyner is the host for ThinkTeck Hawaii and a Hawaiian political activist for many years.  She remembers when electors met in their respective state capitols on December 19, 1988 to ... Read More

Saipan: Could be another island in the Philippines, except it isn’t

editor editor- February 17, 2017 07:35

Despite being only 12 miles long and 5 miles wide, Saipan has been hot property since it was colonized by the Spanish in the mid-1500’s. Read More

Typhoon Koppu bringing life-threatening flooding, winds to Philippines

editor editor- October 17, 2015 04:00

Typhoon Koppu will put lives and property across Luzon Island of the Philippines in danger through early next week. Read More

Talking with Guam’s top underwater photographer

editor editor- August 17, 2012 08:06

Guam resident Ernie Collier is a pilot for United Airlines, with a passion for diving and underwater photography. Read More

Nova Scotia tourism ads found on questionable website

editor editor- June 5, 2008 06:12

Nova Scotia's government has suspended its $60,000 web advertising contract with Google, after ads promoting the province were found on a website deemed offensive. Read More

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