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Swiss Space Tourism: A ticket to ride for US$100

editor editor- June 14, 2019 21:47

Boris Otter, future space tourist, is creating a federation of astronaut enthusiasts: an extraordinary opportunity where 5 winning individuals will receive a ticket for space in one of the first ... Read More

25hours Hotel One Central in Dubai, debuting in 2020, appoints General Manager & F&B Manager

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 00:03

In spring 2020, the first 25hours Hotel Company hotel outside of Europe will open its doors. Chantel Moore is now responsible for the 25hours Hotel One Central in Dubai. Born ... Read More

Official update on Ebola by the Uganda Minister of Health

editor editor- June 13, 2019 19:11

Ebola is gaining attention in Uganda while tourism remains safe. This is a tough message to sell, but authorities are transparent on updating the situation. The Ministry of Health would ... Read More

Participative tourism: International Greeters Association created in Brussels

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019 15:32

Greeters are local people who give tourists an unusual, original and personal insight into their city or neighborhood, in a friendly and welcoming way. This idea is a perfect example ... Read More

State of Beer @ the American Museum of Natural History

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- June 8, 2019 20:04

Many museums have upped their game over the last few years, adding gourmet restaurants and boutique shopping (i.e., MOMA, Metropolitan Museum of Art); however, not many are offering visitors an ... 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

No iPhone, no KFC, no Disneyland: Chinese firm bans workers from buying US goods, travel to USA

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019 17:30

As the US-China trade dispute gets uglier by the day some Chinese corporations seem intent to respond to Washington pressure by fair means or foul. The Jinggang Motor Vehicle Inspection ... Read More

Lufthansa brings back New York, London and Paris city guides

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019 18:02

Lufthansa’s travel guides to select destinations around the world are available again. For New York, Paris and London, with Vienna and Rome coming this fall, the Lufthansa City Guide provides ... Read More

Ottawa Tourism launches ThinkOttawa ambassador program

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 15:40

Ottawa Tourism, Shaw Centre and Invest Ottawa are collaborating to launch a program to bring more conferences and conventions to Canada’s capital city through the creation of local ambassadors. In ... Read More

Jordan sets itself up for European MICE audience

editor editor- April 8, 2019 21:11

Jordan, a country which is sheltered from the troubles of the region, is safe to travel in and around, independently or in a group. The country is presenting itself to ... Read More

AIDS/HIV research supported by design community

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- April 6, 2019 20:54

Members of the Design Industries have supported AIDS research since 1984 through the Design Industries Foundation Fighting Aids (DIFFA), a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization incorporated in New York State. DIFFA ... Read More

Love to travel? Like to eat? Why Portugal should be on your bucket list

editor editor- March 22, 2019 01:32

The gastronomy scene in Portugal is booming with the food scene finally stepping out of the shadow of Spain. While neighboring Spain often steals the limelight as a foodie destination, ... Read More

Iran Tourism: What about hitchhiking as a woman?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 15:32

There is no war in Iran, the country is generally safe, and the living standards are comparable to those of Europe. The architecture is gorgeous, the landscapes diverse and the ... Read More

Mayday on TK1 from Istanbul to JFK after severe turbulence over New England

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 07:54

Turkish Airlines Flight One, non-stop service from Istanbul landed at JFK Airport New York at 5.35pm Saturday night. Prior to landing the captain of this Boeing 777 with 326 passengers ... Read More

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge to open at Disneyland Resort and at Walt Disney World Resort

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 00:10

In anticipation of high guest interest, Disney Parks, Experiences and Products announced today it will open Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge ahead of schedule at Disneyland Park in California on May ... Read More

Travel to Zimbabwe: U.S. White House issues statement on national emergency

editor editor- March 6, 2019 01:14

It appears after Zimbabwe dictator Robert Mugabe was removed by a coup, there are some who actually wish the old regime was back and the country was back to what ... Read More

Quirkiest airport and hotel car parks around the world: Meet the Cheesegrater!

editor editor- February 26, 2019 23:04

For those who appreciate architectural wonders that transform the ordinary into something rather extraordinary, the award-winning airport parking operator and retailer Airport Parking & Hotels (APH) has collated a list ... 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

Maintenance Emergency: How safe is it to fly on Southwest Airlines?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 17, 2019 21:29

I've seen people walked off the job, held on suspension for a month or more because they've reported problems that they supposedly were outside their scope for finding.  Such alarming ... Read More

In celebration of Exotic Herbs Mayonnaise on Num Pang Sandwiches

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- February 16, 2019 21:04

It was an unusual invitation. The main event was an introduction to Exotic Herbs Mayo presented by Num Pang Kitchen and Sir Kensington’s. I had no idea what Num Pang ... Read More

Uganda officials bust major ivory and pangolin scales smuggling racket

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 20:20

Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has started reaping the results from the introduction of Non-intrusive Cargo Inspection (NII) scanning technology that this week, uncovered a major regional poaching racket. Officers at ... Read More

The Future of MICE: Interview with IMEX CEO Carina Bauer

Frank Tetzel Frank Tetzel- January 18, 2019 07:54

CEO of the IMEX Group Carina Bauer graduated from Oxford University, UK, in Politics, Philosophy and Economics in 1998, Carina began her career in retail and catering – setting up ... Read More

Did Sri Lankan turtle whisperer receive a message days before the tsunami?

editor editor- January 13, 2019 01:29

“I saw the sea rushing in, sweeping away houses, animals and people and causing destruction,” said the turtle whisperer on the tsunami. Read More

Koh Samui in Thailand ready for business again after Tropical Storm Pabuk

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019 04:51

Tropical Storm Pabuk passed through the Gulf of Thailand on Friday.No casualties were reported on the popular tourist island of Koh Samui as the storm dissipated as it hit the ... Read More

Sicily earthquake jolts people out of bed: Don’t let low magnitude fool you

editor editor- December 26, 2018 20:15

The latest Sicily quake created an ash cloud that led to the temporary closure of Sicilian airspace on Christmas Eve. Read More

The cities where nightlife is thriving, and where it’s dying

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2018 18:30

New research, launched by Traveloka, reveals the world’s best and worst cities for nightlife. In many cities around the world, nightlife has come increasingly under threat, with stricter curfews and ... 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

Most expensive ‘Christmas tree’ in Europe made of pure gold

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 15, 2018 18:12

In honor of the much-anticipated festive season, German gold dealer Pro Aurum has erected the most expensive Christmas tree in Europe. The unusual decoration is made of gold coins worth ... Read More

Active shooter incidents: How to Identify a Defensible Area?

Jay Hart Jay Hart- December 9, 2018 10:44

Active shooter incidents used to be rare events. People are now realizing there is a higher potential for being involved in one as the frequency of these events increases. According ... Read More

Zacatecas Tourism: A “Happy Place” charms European visitors

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 1, 2018 21:55

It was a first for Top Resa to welcome Zacatecas as a destination showcasing their tourism product. The Hon. Gabriella Ibarra, Vice Minister of Tourism for Zacatecas, had a message ... 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

The history of the SMS Cormoran II

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 30, 2017 12:17

Tamuning, Guam – On Friday, April 7, 2017, the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) will commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the scuttling of the SMS Cormoran II. Read More

Traveling through Guam on a cultural ride

editor editor- March 24, 2017 06:49

Many tourists today are looking for cultural experiences during their travels. They want to eat authentic foods, meet the locals, and step into their lives for a moment in time. Read More

Asia winter forecast: Drought to continue from India to Singapore

editor editor- October 24, 2015 04:36

As the record-challenging tropical season winds down following December, drought will continue in parts of Southeast Asia, while snow is forecast in some rather low-lying areas of China, the Korean ... Read More

Twin typhoons churn toward Taiwan, Japan, Korean peninsula

editor editor- August 18, 2015 01:05

Goni and Atsani both became typhoons over the weekend and will strengthen further in the coming days, as one or both could become super typhoons. Read More

Typhoon Dolphin to slam Guam with destructive winds, flooding Friday

editor editor- May 15, 2015 00:53

Residents of Guam should be making final preparations as strengthening Typhoon Dolphin will pass near the island on Friday. Read More