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Hawaii tops list of 2019 most desirable U.S. travel destinations

U.S. destinations consumers are most interested in traveling to in 2019 is Hawaii The results of a recent consumer travel trends survey suggest 2019 is going to be another boon year for the travel industry. More than 3,500 consumers participated in the survey and a whopping 96 percent indicated they intend to travel for vacation in the coming year with nearly 90 percent stating they will take the same or more... Read More
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Airbnb fights back after opponents circulate fake news

Airbnb delivers opportunity, not direct threat, to South African hotel industry Opponents and those competing with Airbnb are hotels, resorts, and community activists. Are these opponents now in the business of producing fake news, fake videos, and fake press releases? Obviously, these opponents want to stop Airbnb from doing business in cities around the United States. eTN was one of the media targeted with authentic looking “fake news” yesterday. eTN Publisher Juergen... Read More
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Holiday Travel using U.S. airports: The best and the worst

U.S. airlines carried 72.3 million passengers in December 2017, a new all-time high, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). Holiday travel is defined as flights that depart between Dec. 20 and Dec. 31 each year. A flight delay is when one that arrived at its destination 15 minutes or more behind schedule or was canceled altogether. Depending on the airport, the potential for flight delays... Read More
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Travel alert! Everyday Carry Shirt to prevent pickpocketing?

A former U.S. State Department Security Officer has a safety message for business travelers and advice for tourists with a solution for everyone carrying a smartphone, a passport, or a wallet when on the road. His name is David Bowers and his message is the Everyday Carry Shirt. David Bowers created a solution on how to get a handle on the increased risk of being a victim of a petty crime like... Read More
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What Marriott told victims of massive security crime? Transcript of an email to hotel guests

Marriott International A massive database breach was reported by Marriott Hotels and Resorts at their Starwood brand on November 30. In the meantime, Marriott Security procedures had been in the global spotlight resulting in various legal and criminal actions taken by authorities around the world against the largest hotel chain in the world. A PR nightmare has been unfolding for Marriott resulting in making the brand speechless in avoiding responses to... Read More
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Late President Bush lived the Aloha Spirit: A Testimonial by a Democratic Party Activist from Hawaii

Marsha Rose Joyner is the host for ThinkTeck Hawaii and a Hawaiian political activist for many years.  She remembers when electors met in their respective state capitols on December 19, 1988 to cast their votes for President and Vice President when George Herbert Walker Bush was elected president of the United States in 1988. Marsha was one of the four Democratic electors in Hawaii. She told eTurboNews: Today, as I watch the funeral train carrying... Read More
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National Sea Simulator: New hope for tough breed of coral

Researchers visiting the Australian Institute of Marine Science will be at the centre of the action when coral spawning – one of the world’s greatest underwater wonders – kicks off this week. More than 18 different coral species are set to release tiny bundles of hope for future reefs, in the National Sea Simulator at AIMS near Townsville. AIMS’ marine geneticist Professor Madeleine van Oppen said research being undertaken at AIMS... Read More
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Interested in representing Queensland Tourism and Events in North America?

Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) is inviting qualified PR and Marketing organizations to submit their offer for the Third-Party Representation of TEQ in North America (Canada and the United States). The agency will share in TEQ’s vision to add value to the Queensland tourism industry by promoting the Australian State as the Best Address on Earth. A Tourism and Events Queensland representative will be required to work with key trade, airlines,... Read More
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Latest Travel restrictions for 11 Million Chinese Tourists: List growing!

In 2020 every Chinese tourist allowed to travel abroad will be a loyal follower of the Chinese communist party. Currently 11.14 million people from flights and 4.25 million from taking high-speed train trips, because of the way they think or behave. Millions of more Chinese visitors currently seen Hawaii, Thailand, London, Paris or anywhere else in the world will no longer be able to travel. They won’t be able to buy airline... Read More
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Visitors to the U.S. and Canada: Do not eat Romaine Lettuce

Tourism authorities in the United States and Canada should make a special effort that also visitors to the United States and Canada should be aware of an outbreak of E.Coli infections linked to romaine lettuce. Anyone having romaine lettuce in a refrigerator should throw it out and disinfect the refrigerator. It’s important to share this information also with visitors, specifically with non-english speaking tourist. People should not eat romaine lettuce until... Read More