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Peace Through Tourism: Why IIPT matters now more then ever

This is a letter published by Anita Mendiratta who was honored by Louis D’Amore, the Founder and President of the International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT). Anita Mendiratta continues to say in her letter:  Not one to feel comfortable using the word “I” in writing, on this occasion I will absorb the discomfort and make an exception. Reason being, in this sharing the ‘I’ extends far beyond me. This is a letter... Read More
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US Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt to visit Pearl Harbor

US Secretary of the Interior, David Bernhardt, will visit the Pearl Harbor National Memorial tomorrow, Wednesday, May 29, 2019, to brief a congressional delegation and other officials about repairs underway on the USS Arizona Memorial loading dock. The briefing will include an overview of the process in close proximity to the Memorial from a US Navy passenger vessel. Secretary Bernhardt commented, “I have made it a top priority to ensure that... Read More
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A Strike on the Horizon: Hilton Hawaiian Village and The Modern Honolulu ?

Guests having booked the Hilton Hawaiian Village may be in for a surprise. The Hilton is the largest hotel in Waikiki. Tomorrow, Friday a rally of a Hawaii Union UNITE HERE Local 5 members who work at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, with support from community allies and fellow members from other Local 5 hotels, will demand for a better contract and job protection. One Job Should Be Enough was the slogan... Read More
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Huge earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands, no tsunami threat to Hawaii

Powerful, magnitude 7.5 earthquake has rattled Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands today, U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, and a​ tsunami alert was issued for Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands but was later cancelled. There is no tsunami threat to Hawaii, according to USGS. Preliminary Earthquake Report: Magnitude 7.5 Date-Time • 14 May 2019 12:58:26 UTC • 14 May 2019 22:58:26... Read More
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Centel Announces all-times high and annual cash dividend

Central Plaza Hotel Public Company Limited (“CENTEL”) (SET: CENTEL) today announced that the shareholders in their AGM 1/2562 have passed the resolution of an annual cash dividend on the company common stock of Baht 0.65 per share. The dividend is payable on 24 May 2019, to the shareholder of record at the close of business on 7 May 2019. For 2018, CENTEL achieved total revenues of Baht 21,768.2 million, an increase... Read More
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Cardiac Arrest took PATA Life Member: Alwin Zecha, Founder Pacific Leisure Group

The funeral of Alwin Zecha, chairman and founder of Pacific Leisure Group, was held at Saturday at Rangsit Methodist Church and Crematorium in Bangkok, Thailand The Travel and Tourism industry lost one of the great pioneers of this industry.Alwin Zecha passed away on March 12 suffering cardiac arrest in the age of 82. Mr. Zecha is the founder of Pacific Leisure Group and was a citizen of Singapore and Indonesia residing... Read More
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US Pilots alarmed: Boeing 737 Max 8 flight manual is criminally insufficient

The Flight Manual for the Boeing 737 Max 8 is inadequate and almost criminally insufficient. These are the words of an American Pilot. Boeing stocks are already down more than 10%, and the criminal and civil liability Boeing would have to face in case of another accident could be fatal for this giant. Five US-based pilots utilized an anonymously reporting tool on issues relevant to the Boeing 737 Max 8. The tool... Read More
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US Pilots alarmed: Boeing 737 Max 8 flight manual is criminally insufficient

The Flight Manual for the Boeing 737 Max 8 is inadequate and almost criminally insufficient. These are the words of an American Pilot. Boeing stocks are already down more than 10%, and the criminal and civil liability Boeing would have to face in case of another accident could be fatal for this giant. eTN Chatroom: Discuss with readers from around the world: Five US-based pilots utilized an anonymously reporting tool on issues... Read More
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Why President Trump loves Boeing Max 8 and why grounding may not be an option?

The management at Boeing Headquarter is waking up to a week that will bring great challenges and a PR a nightmare that is already unfolding big times. So far the giant airline producer in Seattle was literally speechless. This publication reached out to Boeing repeatedly without response. The company posted just one short press statement to their media room yesterday. It said: “Boeing is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of the... Read More
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Why President Trump loves Boeing Max 8 and why grounding may not be an option?

The management at Boeing Headquarter is waking up to a week that will bring great challenges and a PR a nightmare that is already unfolding big times. So far the giant airline producer in Seattle was literally speechless. This publication reached out to Boeing repeatedly without response. The company posted just one short press statement to their media room yesterday. It said: “Boeing is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of the... Read More