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War or Terror in the Gulf of Oman? Oil Tankers in flames, crew rescued and taken to Iran

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019 09:27

A maritime safety group warned earlier today of an unspecific threat in the Gulf Oman urging extreme caution amid US- Iran tension. The near the Strait of Hormuz is a ... Read More

Canadians rescued by SWAT and safe after abduction in Ghana

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 12, 2019 08:05

National Security Operatives  in Ghana completed an operation which successfully rescued the two Canadian women recently abducted in the Ashanti Region. The operation was conducted in the early hours of ... Read More

Seven tourists drown as Danube sightseeing boat collides with another ship, sinks in Budapest

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 23:10

A tourist boat with dozens of people on board has collided with another vessel and capsized on the Danube River in Budapest, Hungary. There were at least 34 people on ... Read More

Maui Visitors Bureau’s hidden statement on hiking on Maui

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 29, 2019 21:19

Tourism is the biggest business in Hawaii.  Ocean activities and hiking are the most popular activities on the Hawaiian island of Maui. Both are fun, unique and can be amazing. ... Read More

Rescue on Maui: Many Heroes, their Aloha Spirit, her Yoga Training and Love for Nature saved Amanda’s life on a Hawaiian Island

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 25, 2019 23:57

Yoga techniques came to the rescue of 35-year-old Dr. Amanda Eller in Maui, allowing her to survive 17 days when she got lost on a hiking trail deep in Maui's ... Read More

Maritime security the Seychelles way

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- May 25, 2019 02:42

Africa’s smallest nation is setting a standard for safe sustainable seas through the prosecution of pirates, international maritime cooperation, and proactive measures to protect its exclusive economic zone. As the ... Read More

Hudson River takes on another air crash

editor editor- May 15, 2019 20:04

The Hudson River in New York has witnessed another aviation crash – this time a helicopter. The chopper crashed at approximately 2:30 pm today, Wednesday, May 15, 2019, in a ... Read More

SeaWorld San Antonio opens state-of-the-art Turtle Reef habitat

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 15:57

Today, SeaWorld San Antonio unveiled Turtle Reef, featuring a first-of-its-kind biofiltration habitat. Guests can get an up-close look at endangered and rescued sea turtles and multi-colored fish, while learning more ... Read More

10 tourists trapped by avalanches rescued in China’s Xinjiang

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 9, 2019 19:45

Ten people have been rescued Tuesday after being trapped by avalanches in a mountainous area in Changji, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, according to Xinjiang forest fire brigade. They ... Read More

Hotel owners warned: Groundbreaking sex trafficking lawsuits hold owners liable

editor editor- April 2, 2019 20:01

  Two women recently filed lawsuits against several owners and operators of hotels in Philadelphia, alleging that the hotels had failed to protect them against being victims of sex trafficking. ... Read More

Viking Sky cruise ship safely towed to Norwegian port, 643 passengers rescued, 20 hospitalized

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 24, 2019 16:12

A luxury Viking Sun cruise ship that was left floating due to engine failure and nearly crashed into the rocks in rough waters has safely arrived in the port of ... Read More

At least 55 people killed in Tigris river tourist ferry disaster near Iraq’s Mosul

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 15:33

At least 55 people died when an overloaded ferry sank in the Tigris river near Mosul in northern Iraq on Thursday, according to local officials. The boat was reportedly carrying ... Read More

Senegalese migrant sets school bus full of children on fire in Italy

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019 15:45

The driver of a school bus filled with children has been arrested by Italian police for setting fire to the vehicle near Milan. The Senegalese man reportedly called for an ... Read More

Armed man attempts to hijack Dubai-bound plane, opens fire on board

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 24, 2019 16:08

Biman Bangladesh Airlines plane bound for Dubai was forced to make an emergency landing in Chittagong, Bangladesh after a hijacking attempt, the airline operator has confirmed. The suspect was apprehended ... Read More

Family rescues abandoned leopard cub from wildfire

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- February 23, 2019 22:04

A humble family living among the local communities that neighbor Murchison Falls National Park in the Masindi district have rescued a leopard cub left behind by its mother and is ... Read More

Tourists stranded 80 feet in the air for hours after SeaWorld Skyride malfunctions

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 17:35

Sixteen tourists were trapped 80 feet in the air when a SeaWorld San Diego ride malfunctioned, leaving them suspended for nearly four hours as rescue crews scrambled to free them. ... Read More

Dozens feared dead as 7-story building collapses in Istanbul

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 17:26

At least one person has died while three of those injured have been rescued after a 7-story apartment building collapsed in Istanbul, Turkey. Dozens of people are feared dead, still ... Read More

Nairobi Dusit2 terror attack: 21 dead, 700 rescued and many heroes

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019 03:59

700 people could have died in the attack in Nairobi but didn't because of security measures in place and the immediate and effective response of authorities.  Thanks to steel doors ... 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

Uganda Wildlife Authority protecting lions, communities and tourism

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- January 8, 2019 00:21

Experiential tourism was introduced in Uganda to allow visitors to actively participate in monitoring animals that live in the park using tracking devices. Read More

One killed, one missing as Tropical Storm Pabuk batters Thailand’s southern coast

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019 15:25

One person was killed as the first tropical storm to hit Thailand in three decades pounded its southern coast on Friday, flooding the roads, blowing tiles off roofs and uprooting ... Read More

Two Korean tourists in Northern Thailand dead after golfing accident

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 27, 2018 11:08

The two Korean couples arrived in Thailand on Christmas Eve for a holiday. Now the two men are dead after drowning in a golfing accident in Northern Thailand. When playing ... Read More

Sicily earthquake jolts people out of bed: Don’t let low magnitude fool you

editor editor- December 26, 2018 20:15

The latest Sicily quake created an ash cloud that led to the temporary closure of Sicilian airspace on Christmas Eve. 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

Guam remembers the SMS Cormoran II at Sea

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- April 29, 2017 00:23

Guam has celebrated the 100th anniversary of the scuttling of the SMS Cormoran II, a historic ship where the first shot fired by the US took place in World War ... 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

600 tourists stranded in flood-hit areas rescued in Pakistan

editor editor- August 5, 2010 02:53

The Pakistani military said on Wednesday it had rescued about 600 tourists, including Chinese and Japanese nationals, who had been stranded in flood-hit areas of the country's northwest. Read More

Tour boat burns and sinks, 17 tourists rescued, 1 missing

editor editor- July 30, 2010 03:50

A Spanish tourist remains missing after a Turkish tour boat was engulfed by flames while sailing in the Mediterranean. Read More

American tourist stuck in a pit for two days

editor editor- August 28, 2009 03:54

A 27-year old American tourist was rescued Thursday after being stuck in a pit in the northern West Bank for two days. Read More

Air Wing rescues stranded tourists from Ras Al Khaimah mountain

editor editor- February 2, 2009 03:58

Ras Al Khaimah: A group of tourists spent an entire night on a mountain after a police rescue mission failed due to extreme darkness. Read More

Antarctic tourists rescued from ship

editor editor- December 8, 2008 05:43

Eleven Australians who were among 120 people on board a cruise ship damaged when it hit rock in Antarctica have been safely evacuated to Argentina. Read More

Stranded tourists rescued

editor editor- May 5, 2008 04:38

Bad weather caused by Cyclone Nargis forced navy ships to rescue stranded holidaymakers from islands in the Andaman Sea yesterday, while a mudslide alert is in place in 16 northern ... Read More