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Pope Francesco Bergoglio addresses climate emergency

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 15, 2019 21:04

At the Casina Pio IV, the Pontiff Pope Francesco Bergoglio met with participants of the meeting promoted by the Department for the Service of Integral Human Development with leaders of ... Read More

Kid-Friendly taxi app offer rides for Orlando visitors to theme parks, Disney, Kennedy Space Center and more

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019 21:11

Parents who fear traveling with car seats when calling a taxi from Orlando International Airport now have a new option with the Kidmoto app, a startup car transportation service that ... Read More

IATA forecast for global aviation in 2019 is not so good for reasons listed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019 02:30

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a downgrade of its 2019 outlook for the global air transport industry to a $28 billion profit (from $35.5 billion forecasts in December ... 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

European pilots: Before Boeing’s MAX returns, we need answers and transparency

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019 16:20

Regulators from across the globe are meeting today in Texas (USA), to discuss a possible return to service of the grounded Boeing 737 MAX. The FAA is currently reviewing Boeing’s ... Read More

New lawsuits filed against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 00:35

Additional wrongful death lawsuits in the crash of the Boeing 737-8 MAX, operated as Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, were filed in Chicago, IL, in the deaths of Virginia Chimenti, originally ... Read More

Do I need a VPN on my phone when traveling abroad?

editor editor- May 14, 2019 20:10

The internet has quickly become an essential component of human civilization, and it is more of a necessity now. The global users of the internet are estimated to be at ... Read More

UNWTO launches Guidelines for the Development of Gastronomy Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 14, 2019 10:12

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Basque Culinary Center (BCC) have launched a new set of guidelines to help destinations benefit from the growing interest in gastronomic tourism. The ... Read More

Tanzanian media mogul and philanthropist passes away

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- May 2, 2019 19:55

Tanzanian billionaire, philanthropist and media mogul, Reginald Mengi, has passed away Wednesday night in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Aged 75, Mengi was the leading local investor in media industry, owning ... Read More

Developing safety and security for children during travel

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- April 2, 2019 00:28

Safety and security are always a concern of the travel industry, no matter who the traveler might be. A major issue when dealing with children is their safety and security. ... Read More

Destinations need new resources to tackle the “invisible burden” of tourism

editor editor- March 26, 2019 00:42

A report published today by the Travel Foundation, Cornell University’s Centre for Sustainable Global Enterprise and EplerWood International describes how destinations must uncover and account for tourism’s hidden costs, referred ... Read More

Turkish Airlines Cargo carries Topkapı and Dolmabahçe Palaces’ artifacts to Japan

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019 19:10

Turkish Cargo, the air cargo brand of Turkish Airlines that provides service to 124 countries, carried 186 historical artifacts, owned by Dolmabahçe and Topkapı Palaces, to Tokyo, the capital of ... Read More

Family rescues abandoned leopard cub from wildfire

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- February 23, 2019 22:04

A humble family living among the local communities that neighbor Murchison Falls National Park in the Masindi district have rescued a leopard cub left behind by its mother and is ... Read More

From Kurt Cobain to Soundgarden: Morrison Hotel Gallery kicks off Grunge Month

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 23:15

Happy Birthday Kurt Cobain! In honor of what would have been Kurt Cobain's 50th birthday, Morrison Hotel Gallery is announcing its next exhibition: Grunge - The Rise of a Generation, ... Read More

Amsterdam’s mayor: Sex workers are not ‘tourist attraction’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019 18:35

The mayor of Amsterdam has intensified her crusade to change the city's seedy image, criticizing visitors who flock to its red-light district for treating prostitutes like a tourist attraction. Calling ... Read More

Travel industry: Managing sustainable tourism growth in Europe

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019 18:30

Delegates at the Conference on Managing Sustainable Tourism Growth in Europe, organized this week by the European Travel Commission (ETC), were faced with an urgent call to achieve a balance ... Read More

Caribbean Tourism strongly endorses Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019 22:25

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has reiterated its strong support for the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center which was officially launched in Jamaica last week. In a brief ... Read More

Building Resilience of Caribbean SMTEs: OAS launches $500,000 project

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 31, 2019 13:41

The Organization of American States (OAS) has launched a US$500,000 project to assist the region’s small and medium tourism enterprises (SMTEs) to build resilience to natural disasters. The project was ... Read More

Marriott trains 500,000 hotel workers to recognize the signs of human trafficking

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019 18:15

Marriott International today announced that, as of this month, it has successfully trained 500,000 hotel workers to spot the signs of human trafficking in its hotels and how to respond ... Read More

Brussels Tourism pays tribute to Bruegel in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2019 16:38

To celebrate the 450th anniversary of the death of the great Flemish master, several exhibitions and original activities will be on offer to visitors throughout the year. A great opportunity ... 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

China enacts new law to protect world’s highest mountain

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019 01:15

China has enacted a new law designed to protect and conserve the environment surrounding the Mount Qomolangma (Mount Everest) reserve. Mount Everest, also called Mt. Qomolangma, is the world's highest ... Read More

Why Seychelles should be on everyone’s 2019 travel list

editor editor- January 7, 2019 22:45

Alain St.Ange shared his thoughts and expertise on why he believes Seychelles should be on everyone’s travel list for 2019. 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

Brazil president: I’d rather have a dead son than a gay son

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 4, 2019 06:08

Rio may no longer be a pink destination. How will the future of the traveling #LGBTQ world change if they took a stance against growing anti-gay leaders of Brazil? The ... Read More

A bat which looks like actor Lance Bass in Greater Mekong Region

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- December 13, 2018 21:55

A bat which looks like singer/actor Lance Bass, a gibbon named for Luke Skywalker, and a toad which seems to have come from Lord of the Rings “Middle Earth," are ... 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

National Safety Council: American children dying while parents get away with it

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 6, 2018 09:30

These parents are not terrorists, nor are they criminals, but they get away with killing their children. In the United States, nine children have died in 2018 so far because ... Read More

US Airways is among vulnerable airlines

editor editor- June 2, 2008 08:44

When their efforts to buy Delta Air Lines failed 14 months ago, US Airways executives returned their attention to a long list of challenges, from union negotiations to a new ... Read More