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Bruegel meets street art in Brussels

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 00:30

visit.brussels, together with the Brussels collective Farm Prod and with the support of the City of Brussels, has developed a “PARCOURS Street Art” tour honouring the great Flemish master Pieter ... Read More

World unites to fight against cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- June 11, 2019 18:25

Thousands of people across the globe have come together protesting against the potential building of a controversial cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro, a World’s Heritage Site. In March 2019 Tanzania’s ... Read More

$840 million in DOT infrastructure grants to 381 US airports announced

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019 18:28

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $840 million in airport infrastructure grants, the first allotment of the total ... Read More

Friendliest Travel Country on Earth Joins African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 3, 2019 05:16

Uganda is the latest country joining the African Tourism Board as a member. For Ugandans welcoming all nationalities is an intrinsic part of the culture, and residents are quick to ... Read More

Wyndham Destinations is opening new resorts

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 31, 2019 19:01

Wyndham Destinations  launches new club brand identities, and shakes up timeshare with urban resort openings and evolution across the company. Wyndham Destinations is leading the evolution of the industry by ... Read More

Fly-in Lodge set to take helicopter skiing to a new level In Canada

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2019 09:04

Northern Escape, Canada's leading heli-skiing operator is launching a new, luxurious remote lodge for the upcoming 2019/2020 season. The new Northern Escape Lodge is strategically situated on a pristine 50-acre ... Read More

Art Gallery or Hotel? Hotel Oriental Express in Tokyo Ginza

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2019 07:31

Hotel Oriental Express in Tokyo Ginza is scheduled to open on July 26, 2019. The concept of Hotel Oriental Express Tokyo Ginza is the "Art Gallery Hotel" where guests can experience ... Read More

Russian billionaire buys world’s first private icebreaker

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 20, 2019 18:00

One of the top 50 richest Russians, banker Oleg Tinkov, wants to present what he calls a first private icebreaker to the public next year, before the €100 million vessel ... Read More

Cable Car to be introduced on Mount Kilimanjaro, amid protest

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- April 4, 2019 16:09

A cable car is to be rolled out on Mount Kilimanjaro by a foreign company to improve access and boost tourism, amid strong protest from key local industry players. Overlooking ... Read More

Things first-time travelers to Jordan should know

editor editor- March 19, 2019 20:14

Award-winning Canadian novelist, Colin McAdam, once said, “The best advice I heard before going to Jordan was ‘don’t read anything about it’.” It is indeed true because however much you ... Read More

Chinese outbound tourists’ favorite activities ranked

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019 16:15

While their non-Chinese counterparts trotted along the desert of Egypt, transporting themselves to the ancient days where Pharaohs ruled, the typical Chinese tourists would find themselves admiring the perfectly symmetrical ... Read More

Ditch the snow already! Spring into adventure travel

editor editor- March 14, 2019 23:42

  With the weather slowly… very slowly… warming up around most of the USA, spring is finally just around the corner. It is the perfect time of year to break ... Read More

Taiwan Tourism shares best locations for Pink Cherry Blossom Season

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 22:25

Spring has arrived again, enchanting Taiwan with pink power once more. The pink dotted red cherry blossoms bring the touch of the spring season to Taiwan and the rain of ... Read More

The Future of Mountain Tourism: Sustainability and Innovation

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- March 5, 2019 11:36

The 4th edition of the UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism Conference (2-5 March 2019, Berchtesgaden, Germany) highlighted the need for collective efforts in overcoming current challenges that mountain destinations are facing ... Read More

183 passengers trapped on Amtrak train, stranded in snow since Sunday

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019 16:10

183 people remain trapped on the Los Angeles-bound Amtrak train in rural Oregon after the train struck a downed tree shortly before 6:20 p.m. Sunday. The train had left Seattle ... Read More

Vail Resorts to buy Falls Creek and Hotham ski resorts in Victoria, Australia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 23, 2019 02:20

Vail Resorts, Inc. announced today that it has entered into an agreement to purchase the ski fields at Falls Creek Alpine Resort and Hotham Alpine Resort in Victoria, Australia. Falls ... Read More

Las Vegas Strip: Covered

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 19, 2019 18:02

Gambling in Las Vegas is a slippery slope this morning, and you can see this literally. Hundred thousands of visitors visiting Las Vegas and walking the famous casino road, known as ... Read More

Snow King Resort Hotel & Condos welcomes new General Manager

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019 20:05

Benchmark has appointed David Kingston general manager for Snow King Resort Hotel & Condos, a Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property located in Jackson, Wyoming. Greg Champion, Benchmark’s president and COO, ... Read More

Fall in love at first sight with Pakistan

editor editor- February 14, 2019 21:49

“To everyone who loves to travel, but still is full of stereotypes presented by the media these days, I highly recommend to always trust your feelings and experiences only. There’s ... Read More

KDG Capital acquires Snow King Resort Hotel in Jackson, WY

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019 18:08

KDG Capital, a Florida-based real estate private equity firm, has purchased the Snow King Resort Hotelin Jackson, Wyoming. Benchmark will continue to operate and market the 230-room property, located at ... Read More

Berchtesgadener welcomes UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism Conference

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 16:25

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has selected Berchtesgaden, Germany as the venue for the 4th UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism Conference on 2-5 March 2019. The event is being organized jointly ... Read More

Government of Canada investing in safety at Baie-Comeau Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 02:10

Canadians, tourists and businesses benefit from safe and well-maintained airports. From visiting friends and family, to travelling to medical appointments, or getting goods to market, we rely on our local ... Read More

Safe air travel in winter

editor editor- January 22, 2019 19:51

At Munich Airport over 600 employees work with special equipment to battle ice and snow during the winter. Read More

14 artworks will light up the city during Bright Brussels, Festival of Light 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019 22:30

From 14 to 17 February, Bright Brussels, Festival of Light will showcase the historic heart of Brussels. Large-scale lighting installations designed by national and international artists will draw all eyes ... Read More

Oakville winegrowers present at Carnegie Hall

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- January 12, 2019 20:08

Scores of wine growers, buyers, sellers, and writers shared my enthusiasm for the Oakville wines and Oakville winegrowers. Read More

New Hard Rock Resort concept unveiled in Japan

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019 18:25

Jim Allen, chairman and CEO of Hard Rock International, revealed a full-scale model of Hard Rock Japan's World-Class Entertainment Resort concept during Hokkaido's Integrated Resort Showcase. Key elements of the ... Read More

Government shutdown or not, Bryce Canyon National Park remains open

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019 16:05

As the partial federal shutdown continues, Garfield County's Office of Tourism wants the public to know that Bryce Canyon National Park, one of Utah's most visited sites, is still accessible ... Read More

Tourists Evacuated, stranded, cancellations: Chaos in Germany, Switzerland and Austria

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019 06:05

Thousands of tourists ended the last Christmas holiday in the Alps on Sunday being evacuated. This included visitors to the famous glacier Matterhorn in Switzerland. Airports and trains experienced mass ... Read More

Snowbird travel stress decreased with driveaway service

editor editor- January 1, 2019 00:35

Ever thought of the idea of visiting a destination, be it for holiday or work, and getting to drive your own car upon reaching the destination or airport via a ... Read More

Only in Russia: Commercial airline flies between two Moscow airports

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 26, 2018 23:25

With Moscow mired in endless pre-holiday gridlocks, many drivers joke it would be easier to fly from one side of the city to another. One air carrier just flew this ... Read More

10 Best Ski Towns in America named

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 26, 2018 15:35

The ranking of the "10 Best Ski Towns in America" has been released today. It's that time of year again everyone. The time to pack a lunch, fill up our ... Read More

Spending Christmas in Kilimanjaro, down of the Roof of Africa

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- December 25, 2018 21:07

Spending Christmas and New Year holidays on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro is such a thrilling moment now pulling thousands of travelers from Africa and other parts of the world ... Read More

Prepare for potential delays during post-Christmas travel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 24, 2018 21:15

People living in or traveling through the south-central Rockies, northern Plains and Upper Midwest should prepare for potential delays during post-Christmas travel. As people hit the road and take to ... Read More

197 million visits: Winter tourism booming in China

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 24, 2018 17:15

A new report showed that about 197 million visits were made by Chinese travelers for winter activities in the 2017-2018 winter - a year-on-year increase of 16 percent. During the ... Read More

Air Astana celebrates delivery of first Embraer E190-E2

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 14, 2018 05:25

Air Astana celebrated the delivery of its first Embraer E190-E2 at a ceremony held in the carrier's Aviation Technical Center hangar at Astana airport today. The aircraft is the first ... Read More

Snowbird travel stress decreased with driveway service

editor editor- December 13, 2018 16:44

Introduction: Your destination is set, be it for holiday, leisure or work. Hotels - check, itinerary- check, must visit spots – check, can’t-miss diners and dives – check. You are ... Read More