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Winemaker of the Year Award winner announced

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019 23:09

Winemaker Richard Batchelor of Washington's Maryhill Winery earned the 2019 Winemaker of the Year trophy at the annual Indy International Wine Competition, held May 22-23 at Purdue University. The award ... Read More

Exploring America in a RV: Lifestyle travel for 15 million Americans

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019 21:33

An annual survey by the RV Industry Association finds that 88% of RV owners in the United States plan to use their RVs as much or more than they did ... Read More

Airbus to exhibit at Canada’s global defense and security trade show

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019 18:32

On May 29 and 30, at the EY Centre in Ottawa, Ontario, Airbus will display a wide range of innovative products and services at Canada's premier global defence and security ... Read More

Trinidad and Tobago to host Caribbean’s biggest arts festival

editor editor- May 13, 2019 20:19

The Caribbean’s largest art and cultural festival will be hosted in Trinidad and Tobago from August 16th to 25th.  The Caribbean Festival of the Arts (CARIFESTA) is in its fourteenth ... Read More

FAA 2019 aerospace forecast

editor editor- May 1, 2019 22:11

The FAA forecasts U.S. airline enplanements (passengers) will increase from 743.9 million in 2017 to 780.8 million in 2018, a 5.0 percent increase. All safety, efficiency and economic indicators show ... Read More

African Tourism Board CEO declares Africa one tourist destination

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2019 05:16

The newly appointed CEO for the African Tourism Board, Ms. Doris Woerfel from Pretoria, South Africa, issued her initial welcome message to ATB members today. She shared her vision for ... Read More

Airbus selects seven finalist teams to shape the future of aerospace

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 20:49

Airbus experts have selected seven teams for the 2019 final of world-class competition Fly Your Ideas which invites students from around the world to innovate in key areas for the ... 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

Airbus to attend Turkey’s IDEF 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019 18:22

Airbus will attend Turkey’s IDEF 2019, 14th International Defense Industry Fair, held at TÜYAP Fair and Congress Center in Büyükçekmece, Istanbul from April 30th to May 3rd. At the exhibition ... Read More

Islands & climate change: Storm surges & coral bleaching affecting tourism

editor editor- April 12, 2019 01:52

Since Greta Thunberg, a Swedish schoolgirl and climate activist, brought the topic of climate protection onto the political and social agenda with her strikes, the negative effects of climate change ... Read More

LHR: New Royal Family members mean new London Heathrow Terminal Names

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019 06:29

London Heathrow Airport is set to rename its four terminals as the airport prepares for the arrival of the new royal baby, expected sometime in the spring. The newest terminal, ... Read More

Viking Cruises expands European river fleet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019 01:40

Viking Cruises today welcomed the latest additions to its river fleet, with the naming of seven new river ships during a celebration on the Rhine River in Basel, Switzerland. Of ... Read More

Japan the latest country to ban Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 and 9 aircraft

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 15:10

Japan has banned flights by Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 and 9 aircraft from its airspace. The announcement was made by the Transport Ministry on Thursday. Japan is the latest country ... Read More

A Plan For Our Kids: Climate Friendly Travel

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- March 3, 2019 23:45

Deep down, most people know, Travel & Tourism must respond to the eXistential challenge of Climate Change, must fully align with the Paris Agreement targets, and must play a leading ... Read More

eTN interview with Cuban Tourism Office Councilor: Major plans for island’s tourism revival

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 18, 2019 18:30

Launched in November 2018, Cuba's celebration of the 500th anniversary of the founding of San Cristobal de la Habana will end in November 2019. Its busy calendar includes art, culture, ... Read More

Thinking globally: Victoria Cliff Resort in Mergui Archipelago , Andaman Sea

Keith Lyons Keith Lyons- February 18, 2019 04:55

Victoria Cliff Resort, a new snorkeling and dive resort in the Mergui Archipelago is ‘thinking globally, acting locally’ to foster sustainable tourism in Myanmar, as Keith Lyons discovers. One of ... Read More

New Island Paradise Mergui Archipelago: Chic eco-resort opening

editor editor- February 13, 2019 05:05

A chic, back-to-nature resort. Awei Pila,  has opened recently in the remote tropical Mergui archipelago, off the coast of southern Myanmar and Thailand, offering exclusive seclusion and barefoot luxury comfort ... Read More

Airbus readies massive presence at Aero India

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019 15:34

From flying and static displays of its best-in-class products to showcasing its cutting-edge aerospace services, Airbus has planned one of its biggest-ever participation at Aero India to be held in ... Read More

Mission to develop Tourism Satellite Account kick starts in Seychelles

editor editor- February 4, 2019 21:17

Following an assessment of the national tourism statistical system of the Seychelles conducted in 2017 by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) where a number of gaps were identified, ... Read More

Qatar Executive world’s first commercial operator of Gulfstream G500 jet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2019 19:06

Qatar Executive announced that it is officially the world’s first commercial service operator of the Gulfstream G500 jet. The private jet charter division of Qatar Airways Group received two brand-new ... Read More

Airbus begins construction of US A220 manufacturing facility

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019 20:05

Airbus’ manufacturing growth in the United States advanced another step today in Mobile, Alabama, as construction of the company’s A220 Manufacturing Facility officially launched with a groundbreaking ceremony. The assembly ... Read More

Boeing invests in Isotropic System

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 16, 2019 08:02

Isotropic Systems is a London-based startup pioneering next-generation solutions to better connect people and enterprises around the globe. Seattle based airline production company Boening is investing in this company. By ... 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

Qatar Airways welcomes its first ultra-modern state-of-the-art executive jet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 31, 2018 16:10

The private jet charter division of Qatar Airways Group, Qatar Executive, has received two of its brand-new Gulfstream G500 executive jets, that were first unveiled by Qatar Executive on the ... Read More

Indonesian Authorities warned after Tsunami killed hundreds: Stay off the beaches!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 24, 2018 09:10

In Indonesia, The Sunda Strait tsunami killed at least 281 people and injured more than 1,016 others.  The volcano Anak Krakatau, which lies roughly halfway between Java and Sumatra, has ... Read More

American Airlines launches 18 new routes, adds seats to Paris and Madrid

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 13, 2018 05:05

American Airlines is opening up new options for summer travel with additional flights to more cities across the U.S. as well as two new flights to Europe. The 18 new ... Read More

Guam shows tourism face in Philippines: GVB appoints Tropical Productions Inc. (TPI)

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 12, 2016 12:00

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) is pleased to announce Tropical Productions Inc. (TPI) as its Philippine Market In-Country Representative. Read More

Guam Visitors Bureau to host the PATA Micronesia Chapter Meeting next week

editor editor- December 8, 2012 01:20

TUMON, Guam - The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) will host the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Micronesia Chapter Quarterly Membership Meeting next week. Read More

New “black box” will help solve air crash mysteries

editor editor- October 21, 2009 06:55

When a state-of-the-art aircraft suddenly falls from the sky, the search for the black box is on. Such is the case in the tragic loss of Air France flight 447 ... Read More