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Half of Thailand’s hotels may shut down by August

eturbonews- May 8, 2021 0

The Bank of Thailand (BOT) conducted a survey of hotels and announced that it expects the country’s third coronavirus wave to reduce the occupancy rate ... Read More

Thailand to UK: Oh how COVID-19 has changed the landscape

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For David Barrett, after 32 years living in Thailand, this former senior travel executive recently returned home to the UK to set up home. Here’s ... Read More

India Sarovar Hotels launches COVID Care Center for the elderly

Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 8, 2021 0

Sarovar Hotels and Resorts in partnership with #iamgurgaon and Emoha Elder Care dedicated to Gurugram a 60-bed COVID Care Center in the Golden Tulip Hotel, ... Read More

Russian low-cost carrier Pobeda to launch additional Cyprus flights in mid-June

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Pobeda announces air service from Yekaterinburg, Kazan and Perm to Larnaca, Cyprus - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

Cracks on high-speed trains cause ‘significant disruption’ of UK rail services

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Train operators have launched snap inspections of their high-speed trains after cracks were found in carriage - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

African Tourism Board expands the ASEAN-African Tourism Alliance

eturbonews- May 7, 2021 0

ATB President Alain St.Ange from the Seychelles is leading the consolidation of cooperation between Africa and the ASEAN bloc through FORSEAA. - eTurboNews | Trends ... Read More

UNWTO Summit concluded in the Dominican Republic

Juergen T Steinmetz- May 7, 2021 0

UNWTO had originally planned a last-minute ministerial meeting covering the Americas region to be hosted in the Dominican Republic which directly conflicted with the recently-concluded ... Read More

The British are traveling, but not on Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airways, Etihad, or Emirates

Juergen T Steinmetz- May 7, 2021 0

Not only the United States but tourism leaders in Spain, Italy, Bahamas, Jamaica, Ireland, and many more countries are devastated. Even more devastated must be ... Read More

As cases top 1 million, Sweden wonders what went wrong with its ‘COVID strategy’

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Sweden's Public Health Agency warned that the situation might worsen despite the vaccinations - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

India loses 2 travel leaders to COVID-19

Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 7, 2021 0

The dreaded COVID-19 coronavirus continues to wreak havoc with lives in India and among those hit by it are travel industry stalwarts and leaders. - ... Read More

3.1 million Russian citizens barred from leaving Russia over unpaid debts

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Between January and March 2021, bailiffs issued over 3.1 million rulings barring debtors from leaving Russia - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

Seychelles remains safe amid COVID-19 test complaints

eturbonews- May 7, 2021 0

The Seychelles Tourism Board has said that the destination is safe to visit, strongly refuting claims that Seychelles health authority are issuing “false” COVID-19 test ... Read More

Vaccine Diplomacy explained by Min. Bartlett, applauded by the World Tourism Network

eturbonews- May 7, 2021 0

No one is safe until we all are safe is not only the assessment by US President Biden, but also by Edmund Bartlett, Minister of ... Read More

Travel to Seychelles uninterrupted despite strict health measures

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Travelers’ journeys to the Seychelles continue uninterrupted as more visitors from the world over seek refuge in the spectacular island getaway. - eTurboNews | Trends ... Read More

Anguilla announces May 25 border reopening

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Anguilla has reduced the quarantine time for fully-vaccinated visitors to the country beginning Tuesday, May 25, 2021. - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

MAP International continues to send aid to victims of La Soufrière volcano eruption in St. Vincent

eturbonews- May 7, 2021 0

St. Vincent’s La Soufrière volcano eruption occurred on April 9, forcing 20,000 people to evacuate, and leaving thousands of residents sleeping in emergency shelters - ... Read More

Premier Private Jets acquires Oakland Air FBO at Oakland County International Airport

eturbonews- May 7, 2021 0

The acquisition brings Premier's charter fleet to 14 and greatly expands their capacity in the maintenance arena - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

US Travel: Placing US on UK Amber list does not make any sense

eturbonews- May 7, 2021 0

U.K.’s decision to put the United States on their amber status for reopening just isn’t backed by the science - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel ... Read More

US Leisure and Hospitality sector hamstrung by lack of international and business travel

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Disappointing jobs report would have been significantly worse without Leisure & Hospitality - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

IATA: Rise in Spanish airport charges will damage economic recovery, hurt jobs

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AENA proposes to increase user charges at 46 airports it operates across Spain - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

Saudi Arabia bans unvaccinated citizens from going to work

eturbonews- May 7, 2021 0

Having received the coronavirus vaccine jab will be a prerequisite for the presence of workers in the workplace for all sector - eTurboNews | Trends ... Read More

Fraport to Assume Responsibility for Management and Performance of Security Checks at Frankfurt Airport from 2023

Juergen T Steinmetz- May 6, 2021 0

German Government to Retain Regulatory Oversight. Reorganization Implemented in a Spirit of PartnershipWith effect from January 1, 2023, the Federal German authorities will transfer responsibility ... Read More

No Emergency Plans: ATCEUC releases a Snapshot on Air Traffic Management in Europe

Juergen T Steinmetz- May 6, 2021 0

Don't throw the baby out with the bathwater!” Air Traffic Controllers European Unions Coordination (ATCEUC) President Volker Dick speaks out - eTurboNews | Trends | ... Read More

Kenya is pushing for public-private partnerships in curbing human-wildlife conflicts

Juergen T Steinmetz- May 6, 2021 0

Kenya is losing more wildlife to human-wildlife conflicts than poaching. We need the goodwill of people, Kenya's Secretary of Tourism & Wildlife Najib Balala said ... Read More

Spanish Tourism Roma opens 6-meter video wall at Interactive Multimedia Centre

Mario Masciullo eTN Italy- May 6, 2021 0

The Spanish Tourism Board Roma inaugurated the new Interactive Multimedia Centre (IMC) in Piazza di Spagna, the beating heart of Rome, to present the digital ... Read More

World Tourism Network President awarded US Public Health COVID-19 Pandemic Civilian Service Medal

Juergen T Steinmetz- May 6, 2021 0

COVID's worst enemy has been the travel and tourism industry. Members of this industry had been fighting back in every country, from every sector of ... Read More

India’s COVID-19 tally surpassed 21 million with 412,262 new cases today

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COVID-19 numbers continue to peak in India every day, as the federal government has ruled out a complete lockdown to contain the worsening situation - ... Read More

Sheremetyevo Airport offers special services to WWII survivors during Victory Day celebration

eturbonews- May 6, 2021 0

Military veterans, civilian war participants, war workers, siege survivors and concentration camp survivors will receive free admission to the VIP and business lounges, personal escorts ... Read More

Foreign tourism to Spain in March 2021 down 75.5% vs March 2020

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In October 2020, Spain reintroduced a heightened state of emergency, which was extended until May 9, 2021 - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

African Tourism Board President St.Ange wishes Tanzania and Kenya Presidents fruitful discussions

eturbonews- May 6, 2021 0

Alain St.Ange, the President of the African Tourism Board (ATB), has congratulated the Kenya and Tanzania Presidents for the meeting saying African Tourism is stronger ... Read More