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Los Angeles issues ‘juice jacking’ alert for travelers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 16, 2019 17:15

Travelers who need to charge their electronic devices, such as smartphones, tablets and laptops, are advised to avoid using public USB power charging stations in airports, hotels, and other locations ... Read More

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

Lifestyle hotel for millennials will open its doors in Japan

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019 18:21

Royal Park Hotels and Resorts Company, Ltd. will launch the third hotel of its "CANVAS" line, The Royal Park Canvas Osaka Kitahama. The relatively new "CANVAS" line has been designed ... Read More

Chinese border officials to start checking content of tourists’ smartphones

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 01:05

Russian Consulate General in Guangzhou warned Russian tourists about tightening control when entering China. Travelers may be asked to show the content of their smartphones. It clarifies that when a ... Read More

Rome’s Circo Maximo takes visitors on a cutting-edge tour

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 25, 2019 02:34

Opening to the public is an innovative project of enhancement in augmented reality and virtual reality of one of the most significant places in the history of the city of ... 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

Tourism and Spying for the U.S. Government: A Recruiter Explains

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019 01:15

Travel, Tourism and spying has been in the spotlight a number of times. "Convincing a Russian to work as a spy for the United States Government is like finding a ... Read More

China launches world’s first 5G smart hotel

editor editor- April 17, 2019 01:48

A strategic cooperation agreement was signed today to create the world's first 5G smart hotel in China by InterContinental Shenzhen, Shenzhen Telecom, and Huawei. By introducing the hotel industry’s first ... Read More

WTTC Summit Opened in Seville: Spain’s president says not to build walls

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019 08:48

This morning the World Travel and Tourism Council Summit 2019 opened in Seville, Spain. A line up of top tourism leaders in the private industry together with political tourism leaders are ... Read More

Why are Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds so popular?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019 06:03

Mobile games have taken over the video game market in recent years. All the popular games are launched in different platforms including mobile applications. PUBG is a game that almost ... Read More

Iberostar Hotels & Resorts launches voice bookings with ‘Google Assistant’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2019 17:11

Iberostar Hotels & Resorts has launched an innovative option enabling guests to book rooms through voice commands thanks to an integration with Google Assistant. This is a major step forward ... Read More

Oneworld unveils major benefits for customers and airlines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 17:30

The CEOs of oneworld member airlines today met in London to unveil a radical transformation of the global alliance as it marks the 20th anniversary of its launch. The moves ... Read More

Airbus: Intelligence Shared

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 20, 2019 18:50

As a provider of security intelligence platforms, Airbus is demonstrating Virtual Reality applications that facilitate the work of paramedics or firefighters during their operations on the scene. These technologies enable ... Read More

Africa Hospitality Report 2018/19 launched

editor editor- December 13, 2018 13:27

The 2nd edition of Jumia’s Africa Hospitality Report looks at the 2017/2018 trends in the continent’s tourism, travel, hospitality and aviation industries. Read More

Travel alert! Everyday Carry Shirt to prevent pickpocketing?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2018 13:45

A former U.S. State Department Security Officer has a safety message for business travelers and advice for tourists with a solution for everyone carrying a smartphone, a passport, or a ... Read More

A winning partnership: Royole Technology and Airbus China Innovation Center

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2018 00:07

Airbus China Innovation Centre (ACIC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Royole Technology – a global pioneer in flexible displays, flexible sensors and foldable smartphones. The two parties ... Read More

Online security on vacation

editor editor- July 18, 2018 20:56

The question of online security becomes valid and topical when a vacation season comes because of being unprotected on the public networks.. Read More

Senior travel executives discuss technology at WTM Travel Tech Show

editor editor- May 16, 2013 02:03

A dozen senior executives spent more than three hours discussing mobile at an invitation-only dinner in central London, chaired by On Holiday Group CEO Steve Endacott. Read More

DFW International Airport releases new mobile app for travelers

editor editor- January 9, 2013 04:36

DFW AIRPORT, Texas - Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport has launched its official mobile app for smartphones, giving customers the latest information and updates about flights, parking, sho Read More

eTickets now accepted on every Amtrak train

editor editor- July 31, 2012 05:14

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today Amtrak is launching its eTicket program to all trains within its national network including on the Northeast Corridor, state-supported routes and long-distance services. Read More

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