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Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019 18:54

In an advertisement in “The New Vision” daily by the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) on June 7, a notice of intended application for a license from Bonang Power and Energy ... Read More

Best Friends Animal Society introduces first hotel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 18:25

Best Friends Roadhouse and Mercantile, a pet-centric, 40-room lodging option in Kanab, UT, will open its doors to travelers—and their pets—on August 15, 2019. The new hotel, which is owned ... Read More

Bugoma Forest must remain, says Uganda’s President, but conservationists not celebrating just yet

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- May 18, 2019 17:45

Following a sustained campaign over a court ruling to lease Bugoma Forest to Hoima Sugar Works last month, Uganda President Museveni has pronounced that Bugoma Forest must remain. This follows ... Read More

InterContinental Hotels Group launches new Atwell Suites brand

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 16:01

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) today revealed its new all-suites brand, Atwell Suites, to thousands of IHG owners and operators at its Americas Investors & Leadership Conference in Las Vegas. The ... Read More

Tanzanian tour operators plan to turn Dar Es Salaam into Paris of East Africa

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- May 14, 2019 20:15

Tanzania Tanzanian tour operators are mulling over the idea of turning the country’s commercial center of Dar Es Salaam into a ‘tourism paradise’, a copycat of Paris, in their bid ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister charges CHICOS to encourage investment in experiences

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 17:15

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says for the Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference and Operations Summit (CHICOS) to be truly relevant to the region it must look beyond investments ... 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

Living as a digital nomad: some unexpected issues you may face

editor editor- March 26, 2019 18:33

Digital nomad’s life is the one that most people want to have. It seems so easy and fun for a person to work while traveling the world creating new experiences ... Read More

Tourism Safety Portugal: Madeleine McCann Disappearance and Netflix Outrageous Revelation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2019 05:54

How much worse can it get for the Portugal travel and tourism industry? What can a beach destination do to regain a reputation as a safe place for visitors? A vacation ... Read More

Why “Silent Day” in Bali needs to be on your travel bucket list

editor editor- February 22, 2019 22:09

Wondering when’s the best time to visit Bali? Many will say it’s during the “dry” season of April through October, but others say the best month is March for the ... Read More

Marriott International announces three new hotel deals in North and West Africa

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019 16:15

From the Forum de l'Investissement Hôtelier Africain in Marrakech, Marriott International announced three new deal signings across North and West Africa, reinforcing the company’s commitment to expanding its presence across ... Read More

NYC Winter Show: A treasure trove for hotel interior designers

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 31, 2019 23:56

If you love beautiful things like jewelry, sculpture, lamps, art and antiques, there is no better place to get your “fix” of fabulous furnishings and jewels than at the annual ... Read More

Hyatt Regency Nice Palais De La Méditerranée has been Green Globe Certified for the second consecutive year

editor editor- January 31, 2019 21:29

With its strong commitment to the environment, the local community and the well-being of its employees, Hyatt Regency Nice Palais de la Méditerranée has been rewarded for the second consecutive ... Read More

Sleeping Suriname wakes up to new global air service

editor editor- January 17, 2019 20:26

A new route starting this summer will be the first new international service that Suriname has secured in over a decade. 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

Why Seychelles should be on everyone’s 2019 travel list

editor editor- January 7, 2019 22:45

Alain St.Ange shared his thoughts and expertise on why he believes Seychelles should be on everyone’s travel list for 2019. Read More

71 years old French man to cross Atlantic in a barrel shaped capsule

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 27, 2018 08:33

Savin had worked on his vessel for months in the small shipyard of Ares on France's southwest coast. Savin is 71-year-old and from France. He set to sail across the ... Read More

Courtyard Burlington, Ontario: Innovative design and flexible space

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 19, 2018 10:37

In Canada Courtyard by Marriott Hotel has opened its doors in Burlington, Ontario and ready to serve you. Featuring an innovative lobby space as well as Courtyard’s latest contemporary room ... Read More

Atlantic Canada: What’s hot and happening in the provinces

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2018 19:20

2019 is just around the corner, and visitors to Atlantic Canada next year can expect to be greeted with incredible adventure experiences, mouth watering gastronomy and classic Canadian wilderness. There ... Read More

Japan Love Hotels come with mirrored ceilings, jacuzzi, and flavored rubbers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 16, 2018 22:59

dult only hotels, like the Hawaiian themed Moana Hotel, are becoming popular all over Japan. They are called "Love Hotels" Other names are fashion hotels, couple hotels, and leisure hotels, these ... Read More

Avoiding worst affects of jet lag while traveling

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2018 08:25

For every traveler, sleep deprivation known as jet lag, is always a real possibility. Don’t let the name confuse you, jet lag can affect you whether you are flying, driving ... Read More

Storytelling in Guam

editor editor- December 17, 2011 04:35

Like other Pacific islands, storytelling in Guam has been an important method of passing knowledge from one generation to the next. Read More

With air traffic controller sleeping, planes land without help

editor editor- March 25, 2011 04:14

Washington - The air traffic controller suspended for failing to respond to two planes heading into Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport has told investigators that he had fallen asleep, accordin Read More

Sleeping passenger left on plane for four hours after it landed

editor editor- May 27, 2010 03:00

PHILADELPHIA — Airline officials are trying to figure out how a sleeping passenger was left aboard a flight for four hours after it landed in Philadelphia. Read More

Pilot who forgot to land: “We weren’t asleep”

editor editor- October 26, 2009 04:18

MINNEAPOLIS - The first officer of the jet that missed its destination by 150 miles has denied a disagreement with his captain or a nap in the cockpit, claiming passengers ... Read More

World’s worst airports to sleep in

editor editor- September 17, 2009 07:52

From flea infestations to filthy toilets, overzealous security guards and bird poo, travellers have revealed the world's top 10 worst airports to sleep in. Read More