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Volcanic Tsunami Warning: Manila airport closed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 13, 2020 02:36

Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport is closed until further notice. The largest airport in the Philippines closed Sunday night at 6.30 pm after a dramatic explosion of the Philippines' second-most active ... Read More

Volcanic Wines: Delicious Results of a Volcano

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- October 5, 2019 19:15

Volcanos: Bad News When a volcano eruption is the featured story on television news and headlines online weather apps – it is usually bad news...unless you're a future volcanic wine. ... Read More

Tsunami Warning for South Pacific Island Chain after 7.4 earthquake

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 15, 2019 23:30

A tsunami threat has been issued for Kermadec Islands.  Kermadec Islands, volcanic island group in the South Pacific Ocean, 600 mi (1,000 km) northeast of Auckland, New Zealand; they are ... Read More

When overtourism spoils your travel plans: Go somewhere else!

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 5, 2019 23:37

Have you heard that told joke?  Patient says, “Doctor, it hurts when I do this with my arm.”  Doctor’s response is, “Then don’t do this.”  This is logic 101 that ... Read More

Places worth visiting to get inspired to study

editor editor- May 23, 2019 01:47

Sometimes, a student just needs to feel inspired. It happens when one is demotivated and not interested in studying anymore. A learner looks for free essays online in order not ... 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

Saint Lucia shares Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2019 cover with US soccer star Alex Morgan

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 15:29

The Caribbean island of Saint Lucia -- the only country in the world named after a woman -- is proudly featured on the cover of the historic Sports Illustrated Swimsuit ... Read More

Sunshine Awards founder Gilman Figaro to receive CTO’s Distinguished Caribbean Citizen award

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 16:35

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) will present its “Distinguished Caribbean Citizen Award” to Gilman Figaro, founder and chairman of the SUNSHINE Awards, for promoting the Caribbean’s culture around the globe ... Read More

Strong earthquake rocks Indonesia’s Sumatra

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 2, 2019 15:53

A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of Indonesian island of Sumatra. The quake occurred 166km south-southeast of Muara Siberut. The United States Geographical Survey (USGS) reports the ... Read More

‘Effusive eruption phase’: Indonesian volcano unleashes river of lava

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 30, 2019 15:43

Indonesia’s volatile Mount Merapi volcano has unleashed a river of lava that flowed 1,400 meters (4,590 feet) down its slopes. Merapi, on the island of Java, has entered an “effusive ... Read More

Uganda Wildlife Authority donates relief to victims of floods and landslides at Mt. Elgon

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- January 13, 2019 20:12

Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) delivered relief items worth UGX 10 Million (USD 3700) to the people who were affected by flash floods and landslides that occurred in October 2018 killing ... Read More

North-west of Indonesia rocked by strong earthquake

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 7, 2019 15:07

According to the US Geological Survey, strong magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck 107 miles north-north-west of the Maluku Islands in Indonesia. Located in the Molucca Sea Collision Zone, the quakes are ... Read More

Another tsunami heading to Indonesia? New cracks

editor editor- January 3, 2019 02:15

Indonesia's latest tsunami is raising questions about the growth of the country's tourism industry. Read More

American Samoa Talofa Airways ready to add Manu Island

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 28, 2018 07:20

American Samoa's Talofa Airways is planning to add Manu' island to their network. This is possible after a second aircraft joined the airlines fleet.  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

Catania airport opens with limited flights after Mount Etna volcanic eruptions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 25, 2018 21:05

Italy's Catania airport is reopening after an ash cloud from Mount Etna's latest eruptions forced it to shut down. The airport opened on a restricted schedule allowing only four flights ... Read More

Jamaica Global Resilience Centre offers assistance following devastating Indonesia tsunami

editor editor- December 24, 2018 20:21

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre, stands ready to support Indonesia in their recovery program, following a tsunami. Read More

Indonesia: Tsunami killed at least 373 people, injured over 1,400

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 24, 2018 17:05

The tsunami in Indonesia killed at least 373 people and injured more than 1,400 on the islands of Java and Sumatra, an official said on Monday. A spokesman for Indonesia’s ... Read More

Indonesian Authorities warned after Tsunami killed hundreds: Stay off the beaches!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 24, 2018 09:10

In Indonesia, The Sunda Strait tsunami killed at least 281 people and injured more than 1,016 others.  The volcano Anak Krakatau, which lies roughly halfway between Java and Sumatra, has ... Read More

Deadly Tsunami hit Indonesian coast in Lampung

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018 00:59

A deadly tsunami hit Lampung in Indonesia Sunday Morning. Dozens of buildings were destroyed by the wave, which hit beaches in Lampung and Banten. Lampung is a province on the ... Read More

Mexican volcano eruption sends ash two kilometers into the air

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 16, 2018 03:47

The active volcano Popocatepetl, located in Central Mexico, has exploded Saturday evening, sending ash two kilometers into the air with the cloud of smoke moving in a northeast direction. Videos ... 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

Authentic Polynesia with three kings ruling a French territory on the Blue Continent

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 29, 2016 05:13

eTN this week attended FESTPAC hosted on the U.S. West Pacific island of Guam. It's a festival of cultures and people representing the beautiful Blue Continent, the Pacific Ocean. Read More

Guam Tourism with FestPac puts the Blue Continent in the global spotlight

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2016 06:31

The blue continent is in the spotlight of the world today, and the center is the American island of Guam. It's a cultural and tourism event only happening every 4 ... Read More

Volcanic Cash

editor editor- May 14, 2010 05:32

It was hoped that the closure of European airspace in mid-April was a one-off event, but renewed activity by the Read More

Volcanic eruption disrupts flights in Iceland

editor editor- March 22, 2010 03:48

A volcanic eruption started in Mt. Eyjafjallajokull glacier in the southwest of Iceland shortly before midnight on Saturday night. Read More

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