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Top hotel CEOs meet with President Trump on urgent assistance to keep hotels from shuttering

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 17, 2020 21:07

Leading hotel CEOs met today with the White House to discuss urgent economic recovery solutions needed to protect millions of U.S. hotel employees and 33,000 small businesses as travel grinds ... Read More

Premier Destinations wins Maldives’ Leading Luxury Tour Operator at World Travel Awards

editor editor- June 11, 2019 20:17

Premier Maldives part of the Premier Destinations brand won Maldives’ Leading Luxury Tour Operator at the World Travel Awards 2019 - Africa & Indian Ocean red-carpet gala ceremony held in ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019 16:39

Alongside President and Secretary Clinton, Jamaica's Minister for Tourism, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett spoke today the ongoing 4th meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Action Network on Post-Disaster Recovery ... Read More

VIA Rail Canada ridership and revenue continue to grow

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019 22:06

 HIGHLIGHTS Ridership up 5.1% Passenger Revenues up 8.4% Greater accessibility at the Ottawa station Launch of New Fleet Replacement program with Siemens Canada Appointment of three VIA Rail board members ... Read More

Brussels by bike: European capital celebrates cycling and honors its cultural heritage

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019 17:15

2019 is a year like no other for Brussels. This year Brussels is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first Tour de France victory of Belgian cycling legend Eddy Merckx, ... Read More

Gains of LGBTQ rights in some Middle East and North Africa nations may be a game-changer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019 17:05

Progress in recognizing the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people at the United Nations in New York and in Geneva may seem detached from the realities ... Read More

Museum of Ice Cream San Francisco launches Pride Celebration

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019 20:53

In honor of Pride, Museum of Ice Cream (MOIC) San Francisco is throwing a dedicated celebration the entire month of June filled with exciting surprises for the community! This experience ... Read More

Safer Tourism in St.Lucia: Dr. Peter Tarlow feels a sense of sophistication

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 12, 2019 22:17

Safety in tourism is key to a successful destination. Destinations like Saint Lucia in the Caribbean know this and stakeholders reached out eTN affiliate safertourism.com  to conduct an initial audit ... Read More

Strategic travel agreement between Singapore and India a step in the right direction

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 4, 2019 00:59

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between Sentosa Development Corporation (SDC) of Singapore and Thomas Cook (India) Ltd. to enhance Sentosa’s visibility and visitations with focus on product development ... Read More

WISeKey, WISeCoin AG and SUNx – Strong Universal Network – sign partnership

editor editor- May 3, 2019 00:41

WISeKey International Holding Ltd (“WISeKey “) (SIX: WIHN), a leading global cybersecurity, Blockchain and IoT company, WISeCoin AG and the SUNx - Strong Universal Network, announced today a partnership to jointly develop a special ... Read More

Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth hotel celebrates 50th Anniversary of John Lennon & Yoko Ono’s Bed-in for Peace

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019 00:31

From May 26 to June 2, 1969, The Queen Elizabeth hotel welcomed John Lennon and Yoko Ono for their Bed-in for peace. Nobody could imagine at the time that this ... Read More

Pittsburgh Tourism launches national marketing campaign

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 22:26

VisitPITTSBURGH introduced a new national marketing campaign, Pull Up A Chair, You Are Welcomed Here, that promotes Pittsburgh as a welcoming city. The campaign rolls out nationally today and with ... Read More

Silk caresses Nureyev: A tribute to the late world icon of the classic dance

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- April 27, 2019 22:30

Teatro Sociale di Como in Italy is the cultural cradle of the city, and it hosts the great dance in the exceptional show titled "Omaggio a Rudolf Nureyev." It is ... Read More

Moscow selected to host annual GSMA Mobile 360 Series event

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 16:45

Eurasia conference, a regional event held as part of the activities of GSMA (Global System for Mobile Communications Association), will be held in Moscow, October 8-9 2019. The decision to ... Read More

A dog’s paradise unveiled at Melia Orlando Suite Hotel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 17:52

Meliá Orlando Suite Hotel at Celebration, a hotel near the magic of Disney World and Universal Studios, has just opened a dedicated Dog Recreation Park that’s perfectly designed to ensure ... Read More

Global Tourism Industry Mourns the Loss of Peter Wong

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2019 18:56

Tourism Icon Peter Wong died on 11 March 2019, at Queen Mary Hospital in Pok Fu Lam, HongKong. Peter Wong was Executive Chairman of the China Chamber of Tourism, Vice ... Read More

“Plan For Our Kids” and “African Earth Lung” to launch at WTM Africa

editor editor- March 19, 2019 21:21

eTN Publisher Juergen Steinmetz talks to Professor Geoffrey Lipman Co-Founder of SUNx - STRONG Universal Network, about the development of “Plan For Our Kids” and the signature “African Earth Lung” ... Read More

Brand USA Board of Directors approves committee assignments

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 16:45

On Wednesday, March 13, members of the Brand USA board of directors convened for a quarterly meeting in Washington, DC where they welcomed newly appointed and reappointed members and approved ... Read More

IMEX Frankfurt: Education speakers include former monk, game developer and ‘tech geeks’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 15:41

What do a former monk, a game developer and a self-confessed ‘tech geek’ have in common? They’re all speakers at IMEX in Frankfurt, taking place 21 – 23 May. There ... Read More

African Tourism Board plans impressive launch in Cape Town at WTM

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 14, 2019 06:13

The African Tourism Board (ATB) is planning for an impressive launch event during World Travel Market (WTM) in Cape Town, South Africa. On April 11, 2019 from 1530-1730 hours, an ... Read More

Guyana Tourism together with SUNx to bring Climate Change education

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 20:41

Guyana which has been named the #1 “Best of Ecotourism” destination and one of the world’s Top 10 Sustainable Destinations at this week’s ITB Berlin is teaming up with SUNx ... Read More

Air Asia establishes global venture capital fund

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 4, 2019 14:05

AirAsia's digital venture arm, RedBeat Ventures, announced it is establishing a global venture capital fund, RedBeat Capital, alongside a strategic partnership with 500 Startups, a leading startup accelerator and venture ... Read More

Benchmark names new Vice President Human Resources

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 20:03

Benchmark has named Christina Gregg vice president human resources. Karen Di Fulgo, Benchmark’s chief people officer, made the announcement. “It is a pleasure to welcome Christina to the leadership team ... Read More

National Limousine Association releases Passenger Bill of Rights

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019 14:09

The non-profit National Limousine Association (NLA), responsible for and dedicated to representing the interests of the private driver transportation industry, today published revisions to the organization's Passenger Bill of Rights ... Read More

Italian recognition for tourism excellence

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 26, 2019 02:22

The XXIV edition of “Premio Excellent” takes place every year in conjunction with the BIT Tourism Fair in Milan conceived by Mario Mancini and promoted by the magazine Master Meeting. ... Read More

Beijing to test Universal Beijing Resort tourist subway lines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 23, 2019 01:20

Test operation is expected in September for two subway lines that take tourists to the Universal Beijing Resort, a theme park under construction in the eastern suburbs of Beijing. The ... Read More

Organizational changes and retailing investment focus support ATPCO’s road to transformation

editor editor- February 22, 2019 02:21

One year following its acquisition of Routehappy, the first for the 54-year-old company, ATPCO announced that it has fully integrated Routehappy into the organization, bolstering its leadership team, and creating ... Read More

The Lodhi unveils The Sultan Suite

editor editor- February 8, 2019 21:24

The Lodhi, New Delhi, a member of The Leading Hotels of the World, announced the latest addition to their grand suites: “The Sultan Suite.” True to its name, this 4,400-square-foot ... Read More

IATA’s chief speaks at CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 16:20

Alexandre de Juniac, IATA’s Director General and CEO addressed the CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha, Qatar today: It is a great pleasure to be here in Qatar ... Read More

Routehappy launches new codeshare UPAs with 5 Star Alliance airlines

editor editor- February 4, 2019 23:28

Routehappy by ATPCO, the industry standard for airline rich content, today announced the launch of new codeshare Universal Product Attributes (UPAs) on Travix-owned websites. Codeshare UPAs are now available for ... Read More

Halal Internet? ‘Sharia-compliant’ web browser launched in Malaysia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2019 19:30

The world's first Sharia-compliant Internet service suite has been launched in Malaysia - along with browser, chat and sadaqah services. Malaysian startup SalamWeb seeks to create a Halal web-experience for ... Read More

Montreal Convention: United Airlines must pay 250 freezing stranded passengers $5700 each?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 23, 2019 07:20

United Airlines is speechless. The Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air, also known as the Montreal Convention may cost United Airlines more than a million Dollars. ... Read More

Out of the Shadows Index: Child sex abuse and exploitation

editor editor- January 16, 2019 02:10

Approximately 200 million of the world's children experiencing child sex abuse each year, Read More

India – Qatar Culture Year 2019: What Qatar Airways is doing?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 13, 2019 20:51

Tourism is a major part of the ongoing Qatar- India Culture Year. Qatar Airways knows the importance for their business and is investing as the Official Airline Partne, marking the ... Read More

Historic Montana guest ranch welcomes new GM

editor editor- January 10, 2019 21:04

Montana guest ranch carries on Proud Traditions Of Western Hospitality, Pioneering Women with new GM. Read More