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Confusion over vaccine certificates hinders travel recovery

eturbonews- August 26, 2021 0

The lack of digitalized records in some countries, including the US, makes proving vaccinated status laborious. - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Read More

US Travel Warnings, but it’s still better in the Bahamas

Juergen T Steinmetz- August 23, 2021 0

The list of countries the United States is adding to its "do not travel list" is growing. Since yesterday it also includes the Bahamas. It's ... Read More

Barbados tourism rebounds with record July arrivals

eturbonews- August 23, 2021 0

Barbados has, and continues to weather this COVID-19 storm, but while this period has been difficult for the industry, the BTMI is so pleased to ... Read More

Travel Beyond my New York City, Manhattan Zip Code

eturbonews- August 21, 2021 0

I may covet a closet filled with Prada and LV, but what I want IMMEDIATELY is the opportunity to safely travel outside my Zip Code. ... Read More

The Bahamas welcomes new Crystal Cruises voyages starting this fall

eturbonews- August 20, 2021 0

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation is excited to add 3 new Crystal Cruises voyages to its growing roster of itineraries starting this fall ... Read More

2021 tourism revenues less than half of pre-pandemic levels

eturbonews- August 18, 2021 0

The global travel and tourism revenues are projected to reach only $385 billion in 2021, less than half pre-COVID-19 levels. - eTurboNews | Trends | ... Read More

Travel and tourism deal-making activity down almost 7% in July

eturbonews- August 18, 2021 0

Deal activity remained at the same level in key markets such as the USA, the UK and China, while India and Australia witnessed an improvement ... Read More

Minister Bartlett: Strict adherence to COVID-19 protocols key to successful return of cruise

eturbonews- August 17, 2021 0

Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says safeguarding the health and safety of the citizens of Jamaica, as well as visitors, remains the top priority as the ... Read More

Cruise passengers delighted to visit Jamaica after two-year wait

eturbonews- August 17, 2021 0

“It’s totally awesome, been waiting two years for this,” admitted Terry Davis as he perused the Jamaican landscape with his partner, Katy Peale who added: ... Read More

North American inbound tourism spend declined by 74.1% in 2020

eturbonews- August 16, 2021 0

North America’s forecast recovery follows the general global travel consensus that domestic tourism will recover first by 2022, but international arrivals will not recover until ... Read More

Maldives is now the 128th country in the World Tourism Network

Juergen T Steinmetz- August 14, 2021 0

The Maldives Integrated Tourism Development Corporation (MITDC) is a 100% Maldivian Government SOE mandated to support and foster the development and growth of the mid-market ... Read More

Martinique goes on lockdown, tells tourists to leave

eturbonews- August 13, 2021 0

The Prefecture of Martinique has recommended that vulnerable and unvaccinated tourists not continue their stay. - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Read More

Cruise Resumes: Carnival Sunshine Calls at Ocho Rios on Monday

eturbonews- August 13, 2021 0

Cruise operations will resume in Jamaica on Monday, August 16, 2021, with Carnival Sunshine port call at Ocho Rios. - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel ... Read More

Paradise Cruise Line Grand Classica Grand Bahamas Island Return Heralded Success

eturbonews- August 13, 2021 0

After a 16-month hiatus, the Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line recently boarded her first passengers in Palm Beach, Florida, and, with the first month anniversary of ... Read More

Mexico Tourism Hurt by US Non-Essential Travel Restrictions

eturbonews- August 11, 2021 0

While the Mexican Government is allowing travel into the country, restrictions on outbound travel are being applied by the US. - eTurboNews | Trends | ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Urges Tourism Workers to get Vaccinated

eturbonews- August 10, 2021 0

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett has issued an impassioned appeal to unvaccinated tourism workers, including those in sub-sectors related to cruise shipping, to get ... Read More

Sandals, Wyndham, Marriott & Hilton: The American Dream Vacation Curaçao Style

eturbonews- August 9, 2021 0

Sandals, Wyndham, Marriott and Hilton take note of the colorful Dutch Caribbean Island Curacao and joining with Airlines to form a winning team of pleasure ... Read More

Curaçao Booms with New Hotels, Expanded Flights for US and Canadian Travelers

eturbonews- August 9, 2021 0

Global hospitality brands like Marriott, Sandals, Dreams, Hilton take note of the colorful Dutch Caribbean Island and offer travelers new resort accommodations. - eTurboNews | ... Read More

Seychelles to Welcome Back Cruise Ships in November 2021

eturbonews- August 6, 2021 0

Launching the 2021-2022 cruise season on November 14, 2021, will be the MS Island Sky, the first cruise vessel to sail to Seychelles since the ... Read More

St. Kitts & Nevis: No Limitations On Number of Cruise Passengers

eturbonews- August 4, 2021 0

The cruise protocols for the resumption of cruise tourism do not place limits on the number of passengers allowed to enter the Federation on a ... Read More

2021 Caribbean Tourism: Gut Punched

eturbonews- July 24, 2021 0

The most tourism-dependent nations in the world include Aruba, Antigua, Barbuda, the Bahamas, St. Lucia, Dominica, Grenada, Barbados, St. Vincent, and the Grenadines, St. Kitts ... Read More

Caribbean Tourism Guardedly Optimistic About Summer Travel

eturbonews- July 23, 2021 0

Data from Caribbean Tourism Organization member countries suggest reversal of slide which began at the end of March 2020. - eTurboNews | Travel News Read More

Domestic Tourism Continues to Rebound While International Travel Largely On Hold

eturbonews- July 21, 2021 0

Between January and May, international tourist arrivals were 85% below 2019 levels. - eTurboNews | Travel News Online Read More

Carnival to Operate at 75% of Fleet Capacity by End of 2021

eturbonews- July 20, 2021 0

Carnival continues building momentum for restarting cruise vacations with announced sailings to date on 54 ships through end of 2021 across eight of its cruise ... Read More

Carnival Cruise Line to Restart Additional Ship in September and October

eturbonews- July 19, 2021 0

More than half the Carnival fleet to be sailing by October with Carnival planning to continue to operate vaccinated cruises. - eTurboNews | Travel News ... Read More

Cayman Islands Announces Plan for Reopening to International Leisure Tourism

eturbonews- July 15, 2021 0

Five-phase plan for safe return of tourism aims to see Cayman Islands fully reopen by January 2022. - eTurboNews | Travel News & more Read More

Carnival boosts cruise job postings as it sets sail again

eturbonews- July 13, 2021 0

Since March 2021, Carnival has been increasing its recruitment to meet expanding operations across its brands and prepare for the holiday season. - eTurboNews | ... Read More

Tropical Storm Elsa passes near Florida Keys with minimal impacts

eturbonews- July 7, 2021 0

The Florida Keys Overseas Highway is fully open and operational, as are Key West International Airport and Florida Keys Marathon International Airport. | Tropical Storm ... Read More

WTTC reveals dramatic impact of COVID-19 on global Travel & Tourism

eturbonews- July 6, 2021 0

Having clear and coordinated health & hygiene protocols would support the sector in rebuilding traveler confidence and allow for international travel to resume and recover ... Read More

WTTC reveals dramatic impact of COVID-19 on global Travel & Tourism

eturbonews- July 6, 2021 0

Having clear and coordinated health & hygiene protocols would support the sector in rebuilding traveler confidence and allow for international travel to resume and recover ... Read More