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How to prepare for a medical trip to the USA

Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 0

If you are looking to travel to the USA for medical treatment, you’ll need to go well prepared. There are numerous things to think of ... Read More

President Barack Obama announced as keynote speaker for WTTC Global Summit 2019

Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 0

Barack Obama to speak at World Travel & Tourism Council event The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) announced that the 44th President of the ... Read More

Is Hawaii really ready for 10 million tourists?

Scott Foster- February 27, 2019 0

From the summit of Haleakala to the beautiful beaches, bays and trails of just about every island, have we reached the tipping point for tourism ... Read More

Russia to allow “friendly foreigners” to stay in country visa-free for two weeks

Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019 0

Russia’s State Duma (Parliament) introduced a bill that would allow foreigners to stay for two weeks in Russia without an entry visa. The authors of ... Read More

US airports with most flight delays and cancelations revealed

Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019 0

Planning a trip for the spring, or recently experienced a flight disruption that delayed your trip? If you are flying out of one of these ... Read More

Brazilian Carnivals: What, when, where and how

Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019 0

1. Is there just one ‘carnival’ or are there several? Where are they? Carnival is a holiday in Brazil – this year it will go ... Read More

Inferno: 25 people killed, 50 injured in Cairo’s Ramses Train Station blaze

Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019 0

According to Egyptian media, at least 25 people were killed and 50 injured after a train crash ignited a massive blaze at Cairo’s main train ... Read More

IATA: Cooperation key to keeping aviation secure & doubling passenger demand

Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019 0

Alexandre de Juniac, IATA’s Director General and CEO The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on industry and governments to work together more closely to ... Read More

Nepal Tourism Minister Rabindra Adhikari among dead: What happened?

Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 0

The Government of Nepal issued a statement on the crash of an Air Dynasty helicopter that killed Nepal Tourism and Civil Aviation Minister Rabindra Adhikari  today together ... Read More

US travel sector retains Number One status and grows despite trade tensions

Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 0

WTTC announces 2019 Global Summit in Seville The United States retained its status as the world’s largest Travel & Tourism economy despite a standstill in ... Read More

Travel & Tourism continues strong growth above global GDP

Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 0

Gloria Guevara, President and CEO, WTTC The global Travel & Tourism sector grew at 3.9% to contribute a record $8.8 trillion and 319 million jobs ... Read More

Government of Tanzania plan to rebrand the Tourist Board

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- February 27, 2019 0

Tanzanian government is planning to re-brand the Tanzania Tourist Board as to equip it with better working tools and strategies for more and vibrant tourism ... Read More

Terror in Cairo: blow to tourism in deadly attack

Dmytro Makarov- February 27, 2019 0

The tourism industry had a big blow of confidence today in Egypt after a terror attack on a train station killed more than 28 people ... Read More

Helicopter crash in Nepal: tourism minister on board

Dmytro Makarov- February 27, 2019 0

A helicopter carrying six persons including Tourism and Civil Aviation Minister Rabindra Adhikari has crashed in Pathibhara, Taplejung on Wednesday afternoon, according to officials at ... Read More

Donald Trump not only loves Kim Jong-un but also Vietjet

Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019 0

The U.S. president Donald Trump and Vietnam president Nguyen Phu Trong together with senior leaders of Boeing and the Vietnamese airline Vietjet met in Hanoi ... Read More

183 passengers trapped on Amtrak train, stranded in snow since Sunday

Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019 0

183 people trapped on Amtrak train, stranded since Sunday night 183 people remain trapped on the Los Angeles-bound Amtrak train in rural Oregon after the ... Read More

Botswana proposes hunting and trade as elephant population declines

Dr Louise de Waal- February 26, 2019 0

The results of the recent and most extensive elephant population survey of Botswana estimates the country’s population at 126,000 elephants, a further decline from 131,600 ... Read More

Shocking statement by Southwest Airlines Pilots Association: A to B safely or not at all

Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019 0

Today, Captain Jon Weaks, president of the Southwest Airlines Pilots Association, issued a communication to the nearly 10,000 pilots represented by the association. In his communication, ... Read More

Renewed losses for Air Mauritius pose major threat

Alain St.Ange- February 25, 2019 0

Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest WhatsApp Linkedin Print Tumblr Viber Compared to the previous financial year, when the airline showed a profit of over 10 million ... Read More

Portugal, Sweden, and Canada most LGBT-friendly travel countries

Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019 0

Portugal, Sweden, and Canada most LGBT-friendly travel countries Thanks to legal improvements for trans- and intersex persons as well as anti-hate crime initiatives, Portugal for ... Read More

Statement issued after deadly Boeing 767-300 crash in Houston

Juergen T Steinmetz- February 24, 2019 0

Miami to Houston was a deadly flight for the crew on Atlas Air Worldwide. The Boeing 767-300 crashed out of unknown reason into a bay ... Read More

Lithuania tourism booming and German visitors love it

Juergen T Steinmetz- February 24, 2019 0

Germans love to travel to Lithuania. It resulted n a record year in 2018 for Lithuania Tourism. 3,6 million people used accommodation services for at least ... Read More

Armed man attempt to hijack Dubai-bound plane, opens fire on board

Chief Assignment Editor- February 24, 2019 0

Biman Bangladesh Airlines plane bound for Dubai was forced to make an emergency landing in Chittagong Biman Bangladesh Airlines plane bound for Dubai was forced ... Read More

Hotels in ASIA ignore warning signs of environmental killers

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- February 23, 2019 0

Citing insufficient manpower and low budgets, hotel operators are guilty of negligence of the most basic health and safety checks. From hotel owners to senior ... Read More

Fairmont Pittsburgh bought for $30 million Dollars

Juergen T Steinmetz- February 23, 2019 0

Fairmont Pittsburgh, a 185-room luxury hotel located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania was bought for a purchase price of $30 million, or approximately $162,000 per key by Xenia ... Read More

All set for maiden Arusha outdoor auto show

Adam Ihucha- February 23, 2019 0

Augustine Namfua All roads and international air routes will during the weekend be leading to Tanzania’s northern safari capital of Arusha to grace a maiden ... Read More

Family rescues abandoned leopard cub from wildfire

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- February 23, 2019 0

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 ... Read More

Hotel History: The Americana of New York

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- February 23, 2019 0

The Americana of New York opened on September 25, 1962 as a 2,000-room convention hotel. It was constructed by brothers Laurence Tisch and Preston Tisch, ... Read More

The correct answer is Bordeaux 2016

Elinor Garely - eTN Tourism Executives editor in chief- February 23, 2019 0

by Dr. Elinor Garely, editor in chief of wines.travel Do you know the best French wine and the 2nd best destination in France? If you ... Read More

All Nippon Airways takes stake in Philippine Airlines

Chief Assignment Editor- February 23, 2019 0

All Nippon Airways takes stake in Philippine Airlines Philippine Airlines (PAL) is planning further rapid expansion of its international operation over the next few months ... Read More