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Dark Tourism: South Korea using massacre to lure tourists

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 7, 2019 02:11

What is often referred to as dark tourism is now a hopeful light in terms of tourism for South Korea. The Korean War took place between North Korea and South ... Read More

Kaanapali Beach in Maui compared with other dangerous beaches after deadly shark attack

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019 21:43

"Aloha from the Maui Visitors Bureau. The office is now closed in observance of the holiday." This is the recording anyone hears today when calling the Maui Visitors Burea. The ... Read More

Bold action by London Heathrow to reduce vehicle emissions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019 06:01

London Heathrow has announced it is getting ready to introduce a set of tough new measures to protect local air quality, reduce congestion and tackle emissions, as the airport continues ... 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

Crime out of control and rampant in Waikiki: Let’s make it unwelcoming for homeless

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2019 00:14

The perception is that crime is out of control and rampant in Waikiki. The community wants to make Waikiki unwelcome and uncomfortable for homeless people. Crime is not out of ... Read More

Korean Air abandons teens in South Korea

editor editor- March 28, 2019 00:47

Two unaccompanied teenage minors, ages 15 and 16, were left stranded in South Korea after being booted from their flight from Seoul to the Philippines before takeoff. The sons of ... Read More

WelcomHeritage opens new hotel in Rajasthan

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- March 12, 2019 00:50

WelcomHeritage has opened Kalyan Bhawan, in the desert city of the Thar, Jaisalmer, in Rajasthan. It is a joint venture between the ITC and the Maharaja of Jodhpur, Gaj Singh. Kalyan ... Read More

Tourism Board: Seychelles created with sailors in mind

editor editor- February 27, 2019 23:04

"Seychelles was created with sailors in mind," says the Tourism Board's Copy Writer Glynn Burridge. Harold Stravens a Seychellois Islander is one who understood that it was important for Seychelles ... Read More

Lithuania tourism booming and German visitors love it

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 24, 2019 17:50

Germans love to travel to Lithuania. It resulted n a record year in 2018 for Lithuania Tourism. 3,6 million people used accommodation services for at least one night while traveling in ... Read More

US Immigration: Grammy-nominated US rapper illegal alien and convicted felon

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019 16:15

A US recording artist, who's been long considered to be a homegrown Atlanta talent, has been taken into custody by the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, which said he is ... Read More

Russia wants to sells its passenger planes to Iran. Not so fast, says US

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 7, 2019 16:40

Last year, Russia's JSC Sukhoi Company has signed an agreement to deliver 40 new twin-engine regional passenger jets, Sukhoi Superjet 100R, to two Iranian carriers – Iran Air Tours and ... Read More

Cannabis, cocaine, meth: Ibiza tourist tests positive for every drug possible

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019 17:20

One drug-loving tourist diver turned out to be too much even for the Spanish party island of Ibiza. Amphetamines, Cannabis, cocaine, methamphetamines and opioids were all detected in the 31-year-old’s ... Read More

US quits UNESCO

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 1, 2019 17:20

The United States has withdrawn from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), citing "anti-Israel bias" persisting within the UN agency. The US decision took effect late Monday, ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018 21:27

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law cases. Read More

A great day for Malaysia and Hawaii tourism: $189 close on Air Asia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 29, 2017 08:59

It was a great day for Malaysia and Hawaiian Tourism today. $189 Honolulu - Kuala Lumpur. It's not a travel industry rate, it's not a hoax, it's the cost of ... 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

Taste the adventure in Guam

editor editor- August 10, 2012 09:09

Tired of filling your downtime doing the same old same old? A little taste of adventure is sure to spice things up. The good news? Read More

VisitDenmark pulls “offensive” tourism ad

editor editor- September 16, 2009 06:57

COPENHAGEN — Denmark's tourism agency has removed an advertisement from YouTube after complaints that it promoted promiscuity in the liberal Scandinavian country. Read More