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Europe falls behind USA in cost of living

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 17:15

ECA International’s latest Cost of Living report today reveals that Europe now accounts for less than a fifth of the world’s most expensive cities, with 11 European cities dropping out ... Read More

Trump’s regime rolls out new Cuba travel restrictions , bans educational, cultural trips

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 00:25

US Government announced new extensive restrictions on travel to Cuba by United States citizens, effectively banning most of educational and recreational travel. The Treasury Department said in a statement that ... Read More

Failed project: South Africa’s economic & social decay worst for any non-war-torn country

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 01:35

Recent research from think tank Eunomix Business & Economics suggests that a much more sober view of South Africa is overdue. The study found that South Africa endured one of ... Read More

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019 20:38

The recently concluded 26th International Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas celebrated over a quarter Century of Tourism Safety and Security. Dr. Peter Tarlow of SaferTourism.com  had a major part ... Read More

FAA issues travel advisory for Venezuela

editor editor- May 1, 2019 01:33

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a travel advisory for the territory and airspace of Venezuela due to increasing political instability and tensions in Venezuela and the ... Read More

New US Cuban sanctions target tourism, remittances and banking

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019 01:16

The US is targeting Cuba with additional sanctions, including restricting travel to the island nation, limiting remittances, and sanctioning additional entities, White House national security adviser John Bolton said. US ... Read More

Travel Leaders Network embarks upon major international expansion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 22:25

Travel Leaders Network, North America's largest travel agency organization, in partnership with sister company Travel Leaders Corporate, has embarked upon a large-scale international expansion program to expand opportunities and provide ... Read More

Carlos Vogeler starts leading position at Ministry of Tourism in Oman

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019 05:26

It appears the implementation of the National Tourism Strategy of Oman is in excellent hands. Last week Carlos Vogeler started a two-year contract with the Ministry of Tourism of Oman, ... Read More

‘Do not travel’: US State Department ups Venezuela travel warning to Level 4

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2019 22:30

The United States Department of State has raised its Venezuela travel advisory warning for US citizens to “do not travel,” citing civil unrest. The department issued the Level 4 red ... Read More

Art + Design. Wit, humor and WOW

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 5, 2019 19:29

In New York, thousands art connoisseurs, collectors, gallery owners (and their staff), interior designers converged on the Park Avenue Armory to raise money for charities. Read More

Five people wounded in Santiago bus stop terrorist bombing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 5, 2019 00:25

An explosion at a bus stop in Santiago, the capital of Chile, wounded at least five people. The explosion took place shortly before noon local time on Friday, at the ... Read More

Tourism safety in Jamaica: Behind the current headlines of rape and cover up

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 18, 2018 07:47

Jamaica recently emerged as one of the most progressive destinations in the world when it comes to travel tourism safety and security. Read More

Top international countries and events at 40th SIGEP

editor editor- December 12, 2018 11:34

The appointment at SIGEP 2019 already has the participation of over 20 countries scheduled 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

Newly-elected President of Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela will attend Association of Caribbean States next week

editor editor- April 20, 2013 01:43

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad & Tobago – Fifteen heads of state and government have confirmed their attendance at the 5th summit of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS), the most ... Read More

Venezuelan election officials: Maduro won presidential vote

editor editor- April 15, 2013 10:23

CARACAS, Venezuela - The man former Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez handpicked to be his successor has won the country's presidential vote, officials said late Sunday. Read More

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dies from cancer

editor editor- March 6, 2013 04:26

CARACAS, Venezuela - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who cast himself as a "21st century socialist" and foe of the United States, died from cancer, said vice-president Nicolas Maduro. Read More

GOL applies to operate regular flights to US

editor editor- March 14, 2012 10:40

SAO PAULO, Brazil - GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A., the largest low-cost and low-fare airline in Latin America, has announced that it has made a formal request to the Brazilian ... Read More

American Airlines increases service to Venezuela

editor editor- November 16, 2011 06:46

NEW YORK - American Airlines, a member of the oneworld alliance, today announced it is expanding its Venezuela service by increasing the number of weekly flights between New York and ... Read More

UK tourist killed, his brother wounded in Venezuela

editor editor- July 20, 2011 07:33

Thomas Ossel, from Bedfordshire, was fatally shot in the jaw while his brother Jack was wounded but survived. Read More

Venezuelan flag carrier Conviasa suspends all flights

editor editor- September 20, 2010 02:25

Venezuela's flag carrier Conviasa announced that is is halting all its flights. The announcement came shortly after one of Conviasa jets crashed, killing 17 people. Read More

Thunderstorm in vicinity of Venezuela plane crash

editor editor- September 14, 2010 01:17

STATE COLLEGE, Pennsylvania - AccuWeather.com reports thunderstorms appeared to be in the area at the time of a plane crash in eastern Venezuela Monday, September 13, 2010. Read More

Hugo Chavez inaugurates international tourism fair in Caracas

editor editor- September 10, 2010 03:33

CARACAS - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez inaugurated the Fifth International Fair of Tourism in Caracas which runs through Sept. 12. Read More

Venezuela severs diplomatic relations with Colombia

editor editor- July 23, 2010 05:09

CARACAS, Venezuela – President Hugo Chavez severed Venezuela's diplomatic relations with Colombia on Thursday over claims he harbors guerrillas, and he charged that his neighbor's leader could attem Read More

Venezuela nationalizes Hilton Hotel

editor editor- October 26, 2009 07:42

Mérida, Venezuela (Venezuelanalysis.com) - The Venezuelan government nationalized the Hilton Suites and its assets, located on Margarita Island, a popular local and international tourist destination. Read More

Hilton on Margarita Island seized by Venezuelan government

editor editor- October 16, 2009 03:17

The Hilton resort on the island of Margarita, located 40 miles off the coast of Venezuela, has been seized by the Venezuelan government on the orders of President Hugo Chavez. Read More

Kadhafi mingles with tourists, hotel staff in Porlamar

editor editor- September 29, 2009 07:39

PORLAMAR, Venezuela — Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi posed for pictures with tourists and shopped for souvenirs on Venezuela's Margarita Island after a weekend summit of South American and African lea Read More

Chavez to UN: Revolution sweeping Latin America and Caribbean

editor editor- September 28, 2009 11:28

The countries of Latin America and the Caribbean are undergoing a revolution that is “comprehensive and necessary” after years of accumulated suffering by millions of people across the region, Ven Read More

Tourism this week in Latin America

editor editor- April 16, 2009 09:05

ARGENTINA Aerolineas Agentinas and Sky Airline agreed to expand both of them in Chile and Peru Read More

UN voices concern over violence in Colombia

editor editor- January 29, 2009 08:27

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is calling on Colombian authorities to take necessary measure to protect indigenous people from violence and displacement, as more of them fle Read More

Venezuelan “currency tourists” grab cheap dollars

editor editor- December 17, 2008 02:53

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao - Flights from Venezuela to nearby countries are packed with travelers clutching credit cards and looking to make fast bucks under rules resident Hugo Chavez introduced to prevent Read More

Copa Airlines to begin service to Valencia, Venezuela

editor editor- December 2, 2008 03:55

PANAMA CITY, Panama – Copa Airlines will begin service today (Monday, December 1) from Panama and its connecting cities on the American continent to Valencia, Venezuela. Read More

American tourist slain on sailboat in Venezuela

editor editor- November 11, 2008 04:27

CARACAS — An American tourist was shot and killed, and a friend wounded, in an apparent robbery attempt aboard a sailboat on Venezuela's Caribbean coast, police said Monday. Read More

TSA issues advisory for travel to Venezuela

editor editor- September 12, 2008 09:32

The US Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that the agency has been unable to assess security measures at international airports in Venezuela Read More