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Jul 02, 2017 11:22 am | Peter Tarlow, Tourism Tidbits

Travel and travelers are often more sophisticated than many of us tend to believe. Most travelers are now aware that travel involves hurdles, from dealing with airport security to worrying about airport attacks, from the reality that they may not only have to worry about criminal incidents but that our world lives with the curse of terrorism.  To add to these obstacles […]

The post Tourism: Security, Risk Management and Crisis Recovery appeared first on eTurboNews (eTN).

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Jul 02, 2017 10:30 am | Juergen T Steinmetz

The victims were not only Etihad, Emirates, Qatar Airways, Saudia, Egypt Air, but passengers flying on 180 airlines and 280 airports. Passengers on direct flights or transiting through certain airports or countries to the United States are required to check their computer and other larger electronics with their suitcases. The ban to take such items […]

The post Etihad Airways fights back and wins : Computer ban lifted on Abu Dhabi- USA flights appeared first on eTurboNews (eTN).

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Jul 02, 2017 07:41 am | Chief Assignment Editor

Passengers could soon find that it’s standing room only in the cabins of their budget airliners – that’s if VivaColombia founder William Shaw gets his way. The idea of removing seats so that passengers can stand on short-haul flights has been mooted for years. Now, the CEO of the Colombian airliner is hoping to finally […]

The post Airline CEO: ‘Standing room only’ coming to VivaColombia soon appeared first on eTurboNews (eTN).

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Jul 02, 2017 01:17 am | Juergen T Steinmetz

A million excited spectators, including ten thousands of tourists and visitors from all over the world are currently in Duesseldorf Germany, the city of bicycles, the city of Alt Beer and Fashion. Duesseldorf has been working hard on this date and has given it all to make this weekend a success and an event for […]

The post World Tourism moved to Duesseldorf today with Grand Depart and a million spectators appeared first on eTurboNews (eTN).

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Jul 01, 2017 11:12 am | editor

Today is Canada Day. It’s also a day to remember the late Maurice Strong a Canadian Hero, a Travel & Tourism Veteran, who led many historical sustainable development initiatives, including the 1992 Rio Earth Summit and its Agenda 21 implementation framework. Professor Geoffrey Lipman, a tourism personality on its own, co-founder and president of the […]

The post Introduced on Canada Day and for world tourism: The Maurice Strong Legacy Scholarships appeared first on eTurboNews (eTN).

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Jul 02, 2017 09:49 pm | Dmytro Makarov

GREAT loos in tourism destinations become talking points, encourage repeat visits and can be a positive indicator of how the host community respects tourists. When visitors stop to spend a penny, they usually spend more than that and end up boosting the local visitor economy and creating jobs. Those are the findings based on research […]

The post The 2017 International Toilet Tourism Award Winners Announced appeared first on eTurboNews (eTN).

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Jul 02, 2017 09:36 pm | Dmytro Makarov

SHANGHAI , July 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The New York Philharmonic will join the 8th Music in the Summer Air (MISA) in Shanghai from July 2-8, 2017, for its third annual performance residency as part of the Shanghai Orchestra Academy and Residency Partnership. Since 2010, MISA has been bringing high-quality, low-cost concerts to Shanghai residents […]

The post Shanghai Symphony Orchestra welcomes New York Philharmonic to 2017MISA appeared first on eTurboNews (eTN).

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Jul 02, 2017 08:03 am | Chief Assignment Editor

At least 10 tourists have been injured by steam coming from a phreatic volcano eruption in the Dieng volcano area of Indonesia’s Central Java province, a spokesman for the national disaster management agency Sutopo Purwo Nugroho told the news agencies. The volcano spewed ash by up to 50 meters into the air and emitted cold […]

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Jul 02, 2017 07:41 am | Chief Assignment Editor

Passengers could soon find that it’s standing room only in the cabins of their budget airliners – that’s if VivaColombia founder William Shaw gets his way. The idea of removing seats so that passengers can stand on short-haul flights has been mooted for years. Now, the CEO of the Colombian airliner is hoping to finally […]

The post Airline CEO: ‘Standing room only’ coming to VivaColombia soon appeared first on eTurboNews (eTN).

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Jul 02, 2017 12:05 am | Juergen T Steinmetz

Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International, Inc. today announced the reopening of the iconic Sheraton Cairo Hotel & Casino (www.SheratonCairo.com), a city landmark for more than four decades. A highly anticipated reopening, the hotel emerges after extensive renovation to reveal a distinct and vibrant aesthetic with modern interiors, refreshed public spaces and innovative […]

The post Cairo Landmark Hotel Reopened: Sheraton Cairo Hotel & Casino appeared first on eTurboNews (eTN).

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PRESS-RELEASES


Jul 01, 2017 09:39 am | Chief Assignment Editor

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) is proud to announce the BBQ competition winners of the fifth annual Pleasure Island Guam BBQ Block Party that took place on Saturday, July 1st. Eight teams competed in three categories – chicken, beef and pork – but only one earned the title of the overall 2017 Champion Grill Master. […]

The post Guam Visitors Bureau event lights up Pleasure Island Tumon with over 12,000 in attendance appeared first on eTurboNews (eTN).

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Jun 29, 2017 08:06 pm | Juergen T Steinmetz

Turkish Cargo, providing services to 120 countries in the world thanks to its extensive transportation network, launches its scheduled cargo flights to Johannesburg, the biggest industrial and commercial center in South Africa, and Madagascar, the largest island of Vanilla Islands, on July 1st, 2017.     Schedule details for Istanbul(IST)-Johannesburg(JNB)–Madagascar(TNR)-Istanbul   ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ […]

The post Turkish Cargo launches flights from Istanbul to Johannesburg and Madagascar appeared first on eTurboNews (eTN).

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Jun 29, 2017 11:45 am | Chief Assignment Editor

Chorus Aviation Inc. announced today that Chorus Aviation Capital’s subsidiaries have completed the acquisition of six ATR 72-600 aircraft with attached leases from Avation PLC. The acquisition agreements were previously announced on April 24, 2017. The acquired aircraft are between one and four years old. Three are currently on lease to U.K. carrier, Flybe, and […]

The post Chorus Aviation completes acquisition of six ATR 72-600 aircraft on lease to Flybe and Virgin Australia appeared first on eTurboNews (eTN).

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Jun 27, 2017 11:16 pm | Juergen T Steinmetz

Doreen D’Souza has been appointed Resort Manager of DoubleTree by Hilton Seychelles – Allamanda Resort & Spa. She becomes the first Seychellois and African woman to be appointed to the top role by the resort. Prior to her promotion, D’Souza was the HR & Training Manager for Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort and DoubleTree by Seychelles […]

The post Seychellois Doreen D’Souza appointed to the top role of Resort Manager for Hilton Seychelles appeared first on eTurboNews (eTN).

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Jun 27, 2017 11:00 am | editor

Seychelles appears to continue to be among the preferred choices of international football stars searching for the perfect holiday or honeymoon destination. According to the UK news site MailOnline, Spanish professional footballer Alvaro Morata and wife Alice Campello have chosen the island destination as their idyllic honeymoon getaway. This has also been reported in several […]

The post International media buzz: Spanish football star Alvaro Morata whisking new wife to Seychelles honeymoon appeared first on eTurboNews (eTN).

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