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Official update on Ebola by the Uganda Minister of Health

editor editor- June 13, 2019 19:11

Ebola is gaining attention in Uganda while tourism remains safe. This is a tough message to sell, but authorities are transparent on updating the situation. The Ministry of Health would ... Read More

Re-defining “undocumented”: TSA allows illegal immigrants board flights without any ID

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019 18:45

US Transportation Security Administration has brought a new meaning to the term "undocumented" by permitting illegal aliens to fly domestically, without ANY legal ID papers, for months, according to a ... Read More

Heathrow Airport invests £50 million in new CT security equipment

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 20:35

Heathrow has announced the rollout of new computed tomography (CT) security equipment throughout the airport over the next few years. When fully deployed, the 3D equipment could end the need ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there

editor editor- June 5, 2019 00:18

Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association President and CEO was the first to speak at the U.S. Travel Association’s IPW Press Conference held at the 51st edition held on Tuesday, June ... Read More

The Luxury Collection opens its first hotel in the English countryside

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019 17:35

The Luxury Collection®, part of Marriott International Inc., today announced the opening of The Langley, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Buckinghamshire. Located just outside of London in the heart of Buckinghamshire's ... Read More

Kid-Friendly taxi app offer rides for Orlando visitors to theme parks, Disney, Kennedy Space Center and more

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019 21:11

Parents who fear traveling with car seats when calling a taxi from Orlando International Airport now have a new option with the Kidmoto app, a startup car transportation service that ... Read More

Fraport AGM:  Well Positioned for the Future, Nationally and Internationally

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 28, 2019 08:01

Fraport AG's executive board chairman, Dr. Stefan Schulte, struck a positive note at the company's Annual General Meeting (AGM) today: "We can look back on a very successful 2018.  Supported ... Read More

2.8 million travel on U.S. airlines every day

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019 07:35

Airlines for America (A4A), announced today that it expects a record 257.4 million passengers — an average of 2.8 million per day — to travel on U.S. airlines between June 1 and ... Read More

United Airlines launches new safety video featuring Spider-Man

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 16:30

Beginning June 1, United Airlines will launch its latest inflight safety demonstration video featuring Spider-Man in an entertaining mini-drama film. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eM0H9rbqusw In addition to the safety video, United's broader promotional ... Read More

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019 20:38

The recently concluded 26th International Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas celebrated over a quarter Century of Tourism Safety and Security. Dr. Peter Tarlow of SaferTourism.com  had a major part ... Read More

Philadelphia hotel room supply increases 10.9% in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 21:20

The East Coast city of Philadelphia is experiencing a hotel expansion, with numerous new hotels opening in the city and several properties under construction. By the end of 2019, the ... Read More

2019 Mekong Tourism Forum innovates with new inclusive concept in ancient town

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 16:10

Hosted by the Ministry of Culture & Tourism of P.R. China (MCT) and the People’s Government of Yunnan Province in collaboration with the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office, this year's edition ... Read More

TSA: New airport security scanner poses “privacy risks” to passengers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 23:07

US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is demanding modifications of a new airport security system because it poses “privacy risks” to passengers by showing too much of them on display, a ... Read More

How Emirates is supporting and preserving biodiversity

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019 07:51

Taking its environmental responsibilities seriously and championing wildlife conservation across different corners of the planet, the Emirates Group is playing its part to support and preserve biodiversity. The Dubai Desert ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, U.S. and British Authorities warn in response to terror attacks

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019 22:07

The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority in a statement released urges hotels in Sri Lanka to take maximum measures to strengthen security as Hotels have been one of the main ... Read More

What smart travelers know

editor editor- April 5, 2019 02:56

A record-breaking number of Americans are traveling, but most are unprepared for the journey - more than 90% of US travelers don't know their rights, according to AirHelp, advocate for ... Read More

National Research Council in Canada wants to improve air passenger experience

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019 09:00

From visiting friends and family to getting goods to market, Canadians, tourists, and businesses rely on a safe, secure aviation system. While safety is everyone's top priority in air travel, ... Read More

European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) Approves Security Inspection Technology

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019 04:03

Rapiscan® Systems, a leading global supplier of security inspection technology, today announced that its 920CT checkpoint screening system has achieved C3 approval from the European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) under its Common Evaluation Process ... Read More

New Delhi welcomes new Qatar Visa Center

editor editor- March 27, 2019 23:33

At the new Qatar Visa Center in New Delhi, India, work visa applicants for the State of Qatar will be able to sign on work contracts digitally, enroll their biometrics, ... Read More

Airbus to open Flight Academy, extend training services to pilot cadets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 22:30

In order to meet the high market demand for cadet pilot training in Europe – 94,000 new pilots over the next 20 years – Airbus has decided to open its ... Read More

Unique attractions and features at Kumbh Mela at Allahabad in India

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- February 23, 2019 00:30

The ongoing Kumbh Mela at Allahabad - now called Prayagraj - has many attractions and unique features, the sheer size being one of them. Along with that is the devotion ... Read More

Sierra Leone honors Dr. Jane Goodall, setting stage for tourism debut

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019 20:25

Sierra Leone will welcome Dr. Jane Goodall (DBE, anthropologist and UN Messenger of Peace), the world’s foremost expert on chimpanzees, during her three-day visit to the country, February 27 to ... Read More

Bay Area’s No. 2 airport one of the fastest-growing in the US

editor editor- February 11, 2019 21:48

Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) reached a new passenger record in 2018 by serving 14,319,292 million departing and arriving passengers, a 14.7 percent increase and a new record of ... Read More

Ambassadors’ Night: Brussels appoints 18 destination ambassadors

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 30, 2019 17:05

Tonight, at an exclusive gala evening, visit.brussels awards the title of destination ambassador to 18 partners who greatly contributed to publicising Brussels in 2018 and confirming its status as an ... Read More

TSA Union: Government shutdown threatens aviation security!

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 17:25

American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. today issued the following statement: "As the representative of the more than 45,000 Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) who perform ... Read More

Alan Cumming joins Cunard’s roster of storied and sailed luminaries

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019 17:10

Stage, film and TV superstar Alan Cumming joined Cunard as part of the luxury cruise line’s famed Insights program on the January 3, 2019 Transatlantic Crossing aboard flagship ocean liner ... Read More

Malta’s 2019 Festival and Events Calendar “sparks” with fireworks

editor editor- January 17, 2019 22:25

Malta boasts an events calendar featuring an eclectic blend of local and international entertainment, exhibitions, festivals and feasts. Read More

Niccolo Changsha luxury hotel joins Ultratravel Collection

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 14, 2018 07:10

Niccolo Changsha, the fourth luxury hotel in the Niccolo collection from Hong Kong-based hospitality management company, Wharf Hotels, has officially been welcomed as the newest member of Ultratravel Collection by ... Read More

Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport has giant plans

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2018 00:09

Ottawa’s Macdonald–Cartier International Airport is due for a 100 Million Dollar renovation.  The decision comes in response to several years of steady growth with the airport expected to surpass the ... Read More

Airlines for America Forecasts Busy Air Travel this Holiday Season

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 10, 2018 22:20

Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today projected that 45.7 million passengers will travel on U.S. airlines over the 18-day winter holiday travel ... Read More

6 killed, 120 injured in Italian nightclub stampede

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 8, 2018 06:20

Six people were killed and 120 clubgoers injured in a stampede at a packed nightclub in Italy. Witnesses say the panic that triggered the stampede during a rap concert, was ... Read More

Airbus ready to roll out Pilot Cadet Training

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2018 08:30

Airbus and the French Civil Aviation University, ENAC, have obtained EASA certification for a co-developed Pilot Cadet Training Program that will be used by a worldwide network of partner flight ... Read More

American Jewish Committee tries to force UN cancel “Miral” screening

editor editor- March 14, 2011 02:53

NEW YORK - AJC is urging the President of the UN General Assembly to reconsider his decision to sponsor the screening of "Miral," a new film about a young Palestinian ... Read More

Muslim group updates travel advisory for holiday weekend

editor editor- November 25, 2010 04:17

WASHINGTON - The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today issued an updated travel advisory for those concerned about new airport security measures involving full-body scanners and more inva Read More

25% of airline cargo not screened by TSA

editor editor- July 6, 2010 09:37

Nine years after the September 11 terrorist attacks, the Transportation Security Administration has tightened passenger screening. Read More