Tag: WWII

Solomon Islands dive operators to establish formal association

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

A major step forward for the future promotion and development of the Solomon Islands dive tourism sector, the destination’s main dive operators have agreed to combine resources to create a ... Read More

Czech Memorial Scrolls survived the Holocaust and travel to New York City

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- March 23, 2019 19:11

The fact that a few of the 1,564 Czech Memorial Scrolls were all in one place at the same time, was almost a miracle. It took detailed planning and the ... Read More

NYC Winter Show: A treasure trove for hotel interior designers

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 31, 2019 23:56

If you love beautiful things like jewelry, sculpture, lamps, art and antiques, there is no better place to get your “fix” of fabulous furnishings and jewels than at the annual ... Read More

What’s new in France for 2019?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2018 12:45

France is always an exciting destination but the year ahead promises a buffet of intriguing events beyond the capitol. Here are the top reasons to pack your bags and book ... Read More

Guam holds seaside memorial for the SMS Cormoran II

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- April 29, 2017 01:19

On Friday, April 7, 2017, the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) was joined by local and international dignitaries to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the scuttling of the SMS Cormoran II. ... Read More

Guam commemorates the SMS Cormoran II

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- April 28, 2017 23:44

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) concluded a two-week series of commemoration to honor the 100th anniversary of the scuttling of the SMS Cormoran II. The German ship spent two and ... Read More

Guam’s local dive shops commemorate 100th anniversary of the Cormoran

editor editor- March 28, 2017 06:51

During WWII, Guam was captured from the US by the Japanese Imperial Army and occupied for two and a half years. 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

Saipan: Could be another island in the Philippines, except it isn’t

editor editor- February 17, 2017 07:35

Despite being only 12 miles long and 5 miles wide, Saipan has been hot property since it was colonized by the Spanish in the mid-1500’s. 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

Iwo Jima Association of America will honor veterans at Guam reunion

editor editor- January 30, 2012 04:42

TUMON, Guam - Iwo Jima war veterans will meet on Guam for a Reunion of Honor on March 10-12, 2012. The reunion is being arranged and promoted by the Iwo ... Read More

Hitler’s Atlantic Wall heads to New Orleans

editor editor- June 6, 2011 04:25

NEW ORLEANS - For The National WWII Museum, today is not only the Normandy D-Day landings anniversary, it is also the Museum's 11th birthday. Read More

Honor Flights finally give WWII veterans a chance to visit their memorial

editor editor- June 17, 2008 04:50

Since the World War II Memorial was erected on Washington DC's national mall four years ago, few of the thousands flocking to the site daily are surviving servicemen. Volunteer-staffed and ... Read More