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Weather and coronavirus: Is there a connection?

editor editor- February 28, 2020 23:05

AccuWeather Founder and CEO Dr. Joel N. Myers explains what the connection is between the weather and coronavirus: The spread of the coronavirus and its ultimate impact on the U.S., ... Read More

China – Tajikistan Tourism: Presidents agreed to improve cooperation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 16, 2019 02:59

Tourism was on the agenda, when Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon and Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks Saturday, agreeing to further deepen the two countries' comprehensive strategic partnership for common ... Read More

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

Fraport traffic figures – May 2019: Frankfurt Airport reports solid growth

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 14, 2019 05:45

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) welcomed 6.2 million passengers in May 2019, an increase of 1.4 percent year-on-year. The growth rate would have been one percentage point higher, if FRA had not ... Read More

Le Méridien Hotels: European summer promotion

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 20:47

Le Méridien is an upscale, international hotel brand with a European perspective, formerly headquartered in France and in the United Kingdom. The brand was acquired by US-based Starwood Hotels & ... Read More

India and Nepal: Reinforcing Tourism partnership

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- June 13, 2019 03:05

There is every reason for these two neighbors - India and Nepal - to boost tourism. Among those reasons are cultural, historic, and geographical factors, along with others. This was ... Read More

Top travel destinations: US trends for summer 2019

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019 20:25

eDreams, Europe's online travel agent, has analyzed flight bookings for travel between June 1st and the 30th September 2019 to reveal this summer's top US travel trends. With half of the year already ... 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

Person dies on Maui at famous Seven Sacred Pools

editor editor- June 1, 2019 01:15

An unidentified person died Thursday evening in the Pools of Oheo on the island of Maui in Hawaii. These famous pools are more commonly referred to as the Seven Sacred ... Read More

New resort to become available to Diamond Resorts members

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 31, 2019 22:20

Hotel BLUE in Myrtle Beach is the newest resort to become available to Diamond Resorts™ members. The beautiful beachfront property located along South Myrtle Beach will join three other Diamond Resorts affiliate properties in Myrtle ... Read More

Pride Month continues in the heart of the Mediterranean with Malta Pride Week

editor editor- May 29, 2019 21:07

What better place to celebrate Pride than in Malta, the No.1 European LGBTQ+ travel destination? Malta has been awarded an outstanding 90% in recognition of the laws, policies and lifestyles ... Read More

Nepal Tourism Board official response to Mount Everest expedition deaths

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019 18:33

Is Nepal a safe destination to travel after 11 people died climbing Mount Everest this season? The answer should be a certain yes. Nepal is so much more than climbing ... Read More

Boat sinks, many dead at Lake Mai-Ndombe in Inongo, Congo

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019 19:57

Tourists are not expected to be among the 30 dead in Western Congo, where 200 more are missing after a boat sank at Lake Mai-Ndombe in Inongo, Congo  Lake Mai-Ndombe ... Read More

Airbus to exhibit at Canada’s global defense and security trade show

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019 18:32

On May 29 and 30, at the EY Centre in Ottawa, Ontario, Airbus will display a wide range of innovative products and services at Canada's premier global defence and security ... Read More

2019 Canadian Tulip Festival draws largest crowd in a decade

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019 20:52

Despite chilly weather and occasional showers, the 67th annual Canadian Tulip Festival drew crowds estimated at over 600,000 to the tulip beds in Commissioners Park. "Our returning of all Festival ... Read More

Fly-in Lodge set to take helicopter skiing to a new level In Canada

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2019 09:04

Northern Escape, Canada's leading heli-skiing operator is launching a new, luxurious remote lodge for the upcoming 2019/2020 season. The new Northern Escape Lodge is strategically situated on a pristine 50-acre ... Read More

RIU Hotels & Resorts opens two new hotels in the Maldives

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 19:40

The RIU Hotels & Resorts chain has just opened two hotels in the Maldives. Riu Atoll and Riu Palace Maldivas are 4- and 5-star hotels respectively and they are located ... Read More

Embraer Praetor 600 now triple-certified by EASA and FAA

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 00:20

Embraer announced today that the company's new Praetor 600 super-midsize business jet was granted its Type Certificate by EASA (European Union Aviation Safety Agency) and by the FAA (Federal Aviation ... Read More

Bad weather in Delhi causing flight disruptions

editor editor- May 17, 2019 21:46

Bad weather in Delhi, India, is causing air transportation congestion today, Friday, May 17, 2019, with 32 flights being diverted as a result. Route disruptions are being experienced from flights ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board strengthens trade relations in Pune, Bangalore and Chandigarh through workshops

editor editor- May 16, 2019 19:58

Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) successfully conducted a series of workshops in 3 major cities in India between February and May, to provide training for potential travel trade partners and equip ... Read More

48 million Americans would skip a credit card payment over a vacation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 20:20

48 million Americans say they would skip a credit card payment before they’d skip a vacation, according a new survey published today. Survey Key Findings: • 19% of people would ... Read More

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

editor editor- May 14, 2019 22:41

Most major US airports experience flight disruptions on a daily basis, with Chicago O'Hare International Airport leading the pack. Within the top 10 airports in major US cities, each airport ... 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

American Airlines adds flights to the South

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 00:40

Winter begins in just 226 days, but don’t worry — American Airlines has you covered with more ways than ever to get somewhere warm. Two new destinations will join the ... Read More

Biman Airlines plane skids off runway at Yangon Airport, breaks into three pieces

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 15:50

A Biman Airlines’ Bombardier Dash-8 aircraft has skidded off the runway at Myanmar’s Yangon International Airport, losing its wings and breaking into three parts. Pilots were attempting to land as ... Read More

Can you take an iconic road trip in an electric vehicle?

editor editor- May 7, 2019 21:56

Electric vehicles (EVs). They need recharging just like a fossil-fuel car needs to stop in at a gas pump. But how easy (or difficult) is it to stop in for ... Read More

Caribbean citizenship by investment: Dominica’s five-star resort launches new opportunities in Dubai

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019 18:15

During an event held recently at Dubai's One&Only Royal Mirage Hotel, Caribbean hotel developers GEMS Holdings Limited presented The Residences at Secret Bay, a Caribbean citizenship by investment (CBI) opportunity ... Read More

Seychelles shines again as the destination is awarded “Best Destination – Africa” in Mumbai

editor editor- May 4, 2019 00:55

The Seychelles received laurels at the Geo Spa Global Spa India Awards by winning the Reader’s Choice Award for “Best Destination – Africa” that took place on April 24, 2019 ... Read More

Top Easter season destinations for US travelers revealed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019 22:20

Mexico, Canada and the United Kingdom are among the most popular destinations for travelers in the U.S.1 this Easter period, according to analysis conducted by travel experts. As of 7 ... Read More

Malta, where Game of Thrones all began, plays host to the 5th Annual Valletta Film Festival

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 15:30

Malta, the first location for Season One of  Game of Thrones, plays host to the annual  Valletta Film Festival (VFF), June 14-23, presented by the Film Grain Foundation. This year ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister: Use art for community renewal

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 19:01

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has challenged the local art community to take art out of the educational institutions and art galleries and into Jamaica’s inner city communities as a ... Read More

US airlines wrongfully reject over 25% of their passengers’ compensation claims

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 15:24

Consumer rights advocacy group released the results of a new study showing that United States airlines wrongfully reject more than 25% of compensation claims, indicating that more than one in ... Read More

Notre Dame cathedral inferno: Paris iconic tourist attraction on fire

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019 18:14

Smoke and fire is seen leaping from the top of Notre Dame, the iconic Paris cathedral. Videos shot by people show the blaze engulfing the spire between its bell towers. ... Read More

Islands & climate change: Storm surges & coral bleaching affecting tourism

editor editor- April 12, 2019 01:52

Since Greta Thunberg, a Swedish schoolgirl and climate activist, brought the topic of climate protection onto the political and social agenda with her strikes, the negative effects of climate change ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority appoints new Director of Communications and Public Relations

editor editor- April 11, 2019 20:32

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) announced today that Marisa Yamane, a longtime award-winning journalist, has been appointed as director of communications and public relations. She begins work at HTA on ... Read More

Game of Thrones final season is here! See where it all began in Malta

editor editor- April 4, 2019 20:41

As Game of Thrones approaches its final season, set to premiere on April 14, 2019, it’s a good time for die-hard fans to take a look at the first location where ... Read More