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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

30th anniversary of Tiananmen Square massacre planned in front of LA Chinese Consulate

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 22:47

What is being called "a commemorative candlelight vigil" to remember the 30th Anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre will be held in front of the Los Angeles Chinese Consulate, 443 ... Read More

Hotel Gwadar clearance operation completed: All terrorists killed

editor editor- May 13, 2019 22:36

Pakistan Security Forces have completed the clearance operation at the luxury Pearl Continental (PC) Hotel Gwadar. All three terrorists have been killed. The terrorists’ bodies are being held for identification, ... Read More

Mauritius Minister of Tourism on the China Challenge

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- May 9, 2019 01:13

Anil Gayan, Minister of Tourism on Wednesday, delivered this speech on what he called the “China challenge.” It was during a brainstorming session held last month held at Hennessy Park ... Read More

Sri Lanka bans all face coverings after Islamic terrorists kill 253 people in Easter attacks

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 18:40

Under a state of emergency after a spate of suicide bombings last week, Sri Lanka has imposed a ban on all forms of face coverings. The measure is aimed at ... Read More

Explosions rock Sri Lankan town as police hunt for Islamic terrorists behind Easter bombings

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019 15:38

Three explosions have reportedly rocked a city on Sri Lanka’s eastern seaboard as the police and the army carry out searches targeting suspects from last weekend’s deadly bombings. The explosions ... Read More

The perplexing search for purplicious luggage and the perils of windmills

Dr. Anton Anderssen - special to eTN Dr. Anton Anderssen - special to eTN- April 12, 2019 22:43

April is Stress Awareness Month, but it is also National Humor Month, so I thought I’d go out on a limb and talk about something that stresses a travel bargain’s ... Read More

African Tourism Board: The Human Right to Explore the Cape in the Eyes of Marriott

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 26, 2019 19:58

The official launch of the African Tourism Board is only about two weeks away. On April 11 at 15.30 the Cape Town International Convention Centre Conference Theatre during World Travel Market ... Read More

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019 23:36

The European Union yesterday renewed sanctions against Zimbabwe after condemning the chaotic situation of human right abuses in that Southern African country. Here is what the joint resolution by the ... Read More

Four killed in Istanbul helicopter crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019 22:30

At least four Turkish soldiers have been injured in a military helicopter crash in the residential area of Turkish capital. The aircraft went down in a residential neighborhood on the ... Read More

What’s the motive for attacking Kenya?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019 08:09

Attacking the travel and tourism industry is the modus operandi by almost every terror group in the world. Tourism is a fragile industry and attacking the infrastructure of tourism can ... Read More

The Living and Itinerant Christmas Crib of Baia and Latina

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018 02:15

Faithful to the origins and, according to tradition from the will of St. Francis to revive in a natural setting the birth of Bethlehem with real characters: shepherds, peasants, craftsmen, ... Read More

Egypt boosts nationwide security for Christmas and New Year

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 24, 2018 23:15

Egypt's Armed Forces, in coordination with the Ministry of Interior, has intensified measures to secure Christmas and New Year's celebrations nationwide, the army said in a statement on Monday. "The ... Read More

Shalom from the city of peace: Jerusalem

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- December 9, 2018 22:50

There is an ancient Jewish belief that each soul is a special “pearl of life”’, a necklace of jewelry that shines through the darkness of history and adds beauty to ... Read More

Massive poppy art installation a must-see in Munich for Remembrance Day

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- November 10, 2018 12:04

This Sunday marks the 100-year anniversary of the Armistice of November 11, 1918, marking the end of World War I. A “Never Again” art installation of 3,500 poppies will take ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018 21:27

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law cases. Read More

Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 2, 2018 07:58

Foreign tourist should leave Zimbabwe. After a violent crackdown Tuesday night, a scary calm is returning to portions of Zimbabwe This may not be a constant situation. "Zimbabwe is open for ... Read More

Guam’s beach bucket list

editor editor- March 25, 2017 07:52

When visiting a tropical paradise, it just makes logical sense that a beach, or many of them, will be on a tourist’s to do list. Read More

Pakistan parliament demands US apology

editor editor- April 13, 2012 08:18

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - The Parliamentary Committee on National Security (PCNS) of Pakistan comprising of both houses of the Parliament - the National Assembly and the Senate - approved recommendations Read More

Indonesian soldiers dance to lure tourists to Aceh

editor editor- December 23, 2010 05:13

Banda Aceh - 3000 Indonesian soldiers and their wives marked the 54th anniversary of the military command in Aceh on Wednesday by performing a traditional dance. Read More

Italian troops become tourist attraction

editor editor- August 18, 2008 05:48

A move by the Italian government to deploy soldiers to replace police in providing security at embassies and diplomatic residences has created a new attraction for tourists visiting the capital ... Read More

Army on the streets of Rome will frighten away tourists, says mayor

editor editor- August 1, 2008 05:03

He was elected on a right-wing platform of law and order and has vowed to dismantle Roma camps and reduce street crime. Read More