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easyJet CEO tells it like it is

eturbonews- March 4, 2021 0

When the buck stops here, and you are the here, how do you handle a ruthless entity like COVID-19 and all its ramifications on your ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism plans for Maui, Molokai and Lanai

eturbonews- March 4, 2021 0

As part of a community-based tourism plan, the Hawaii Tourism Authority has published an action plan to manage tourism in what is known as the ... Read More

Sudan first country in Middle East to receive COVID-19 vaccine

eturbonews- March 3, 2021 0

Sudan has become first country in the Middle East and North Africa to receive the COVID-19 vaccine via the COVAX Facility. - eTurboNews | Trends ... Read More

Potential for India seaplane tourism enormous

Anil Mathur - eTN India- March 3, 2021 0

India is currently undergoing a paradigm shift in civil aviation which includes setting up regulatory framework for seaplane operations. - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel ... Read More

Uganda Tourism set to receive COVID-19 vaccine on March 5

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- March 3, 2021 0

The Uganda Ministry of Health is finalizing efforts to start COVID-19 vaccinations on March 10, 2021, after officially launching on March 8, with the tourism ... Read More

World’s most popular romantic attractions named

eturbonews- March 3, 2021 0

Two USA sites made it on the list of the most romantic attractions in the world - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

World Health Organization advises against issuing COVID vaccine passports

eturbonews- March 3, 2021 0

WHO currently is not recommending issuing special certificates for people who received coronavirus vaccination - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

Destination Weddings during COVID-19

eturbonews- March 3, 2021 0

Whether or not there is a coronavirus rampaging around the globe, weddings still take center stage when it comes to celebrating a union of love. ... Read More

Moscow hotel occupancy rate highest in Europe

eturbonews- March 3, 2021 0

The ability of people to move freely within the country and almost complete lifting of restrictions allowed Moscow’s hotel market to recover faster than European ... Read More

Uniglobe marks 40-year anniversary with optimism and future focus

eturbonews- March 3, 2021 0

Uniglobe, a leading travel management company for the global SME market, today kicks off its 40th anniversary with a series of #Uniglobe40Strong events to recognize ... Read More

Pandemic may allow VR to shake off ‘gimmick’ image in tourism

eturbonews- March 3, 2021 0

Spending considerably more time indoors with an abundance of spare time, combined with an urge to travel, the aspiring travelers have been turning to VR ... Read More

Twinning: Skal Roma and Prague set the stage

Mario Masciullo eTN Italy- March 2, 2021 0

Skal International Roma and Skal International Prague held a twinning ceremony at the historical headquarters of the Czech Club located at the magnificent Grand Hotel ... Read More

Democratic Republic of Congo apples to join East African Community

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- March 2, 2021 0

In a summit held over the weekend, the 6 EAC Heads of State considered the application by DRC to join one of fastest-growing regional economic ... Read More

Amazon quietly changes its ‘Hitler’s smirk’ app logo

eturbonews- March 2, 2021 0

It is not known when Amazon changed the logo, but social media users started to notice the change last week - eTurboNews | Trends | ... Read More

Russia: EU vaccine passport plan could lead to forced vaccination

eturbonews- March 2, 2021 0

It seems that the initiative runs counter to the rules of democracy because EU countries decided that vaccination would be voluntary - eTurboNews | Trends ... Read More

Clean Air in Hotel Rooms: How and Why

eturbonews- March 2, 2021 0

In a World Tourism Network (WTN) event, Alan Wozniak of Pure Air, Juergen Steinmetz, and Dr. Peter Tarlow talk about the importance of clean air ... Read More

U.S. Travel eager to work with Commerce Secretary Raimondo

eturbonews- March 2, 2021 0

In an overwhelming US Senate vote of 84-15, the now former Governor of Rhode Island, Gina Raimondo, has been confirmed as the next Commerce Secretary. ... Read More

Saudi Arabia: No COVID-19 vaccination, no Hajj!

eturbonews- March 2, 2021 0

Last year’s rituals were limited to just 1,000 pilgrims who lived in Saudi Arabia - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

From bad to worse: January air passenger demand plummets

eturbonews- March 2, 2021 0

Global standards to securely record test and vaccination data in formats that will be internationally recognized are urgently needed - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel ... Read More

A Global Tourism Discussion African Style

eturbonews- March 1, 2021 0

Today, wtn.travel hosted an African Tourism Board meet and greet event of new members. The discussion also went behind the scenes to see what’s new ... Read More

EU greenlights COVID vaccine passport – with reserve

Mario Masciullo eTN Italy- March 1, 2021 0

A pass linked to immunization: it is a common goal but difficult to implement until vaccines are available for everyone. Continue reading EU greenlights COVID ... Read More

Sandals Royal Barbados: Impressive expansion in time for summer

eturbonews- March 1, 2021 0

Sandals Resorts International (SRI) continues its development in the Caribbean as Sandals Royal Barbados breaks ground on an exciting new expansion, just in time for ... Read More

French President Sarkozy sentenced to three years in prison for corruption

eturbonews- March 1, 2021 0

Sarkozy was put on trial over accusations of trying to bribe Gilbert Azibert, a French magistrate, by offering him a well-paid job in Monaco in ... Read More

The 50 most Deadliest COVID-19 Countries

Juergen T Steinmetz- February 28, 2021 0

The countries with the most COVID-19 infections are not necessary also the deadliest countries. This list compares the number based on 1 million population, so ... Read More

Akel Beltaji, a Giant in Tourism lost his Battle with COVID-19

Juergen T Steinmetz- February 28, 2021 0

Akel Beltaj was the mayor of Amman, the Minister of Tourism of Jordan, a big supporter for the Climate Change issue, and a global voice ... Read More

NDC: Helping or hindering travel industry recovery?

eturbonews- February 27, 2021 0

Designed to transform the way air products are retailed to corporations and travelers, the New Distribution Capability (NDC) is to be a new standard that ... Read More

Geological Tourism: New tourist product in East Africa

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- February 27, 2021 0

Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority (NCAA) management is now developing tourist lodges and other visitor service facilities in the Geopark to attract more tourists, both foreign ... Read More

US Travel: COVID Relief Bill helps, but more is needed

eturbonews- February 27, 2021 0

Given the severity of the impact on the travel and tourism industry, more work remains to provide critical recovery and stimulus measures to safely restore ... Read More

The newly appointed ICAO Secretary-General is the right man at the right place at the right time

Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2021 0

The future of the aviation industry has big challenges. A new Secretary-General for the international body assigned to regulate aviation will have a challenging position. ... Read More

Pattaya area quarantine urged by Mayor to boost tourism

eturbonews- February 26, 2021 0

Pattaya City is proposing to be designated as a safe bubble in order to push tourism into the spotlight and break open its doors from ... Read More