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Yucatan to US: Rapid COVID-19 tests for travelers

eturbonews- January 26, 2021 0

An initiative that aims to facilitate transit of US-bound passengers who wish to visit the state of Yucatan or are already there has been instituted ... Read More

Hawaiian Airlines reports $162.6 million dollar loss

eturbonews- January 26, 2021 0

As is the case for all airlines around the world, Hawaiian Airlines witnessed a huge loss of close to $163 million in the final quarter ... Read More

WTN differs with WTTC on Rebuilding Travel and Reopening Tourism

Dmytro Makarov- January 26, 2021 0

There is a good reason why Juergen Steinmetz, founder of the World Tourism Network (WTN) differs with Gloria Guevara CEO of the World Travel and ... Read More

Destination DC launches new website

eturbonews- January 26, 2021 0

Visitation to Washington, DC in 2021 has inspired new and engaging content and immersive design at the official Washington tourism website. Continue reading Destination DC ... Read More

India to introduce COVID-19 vaccination certificates for tourists

eturbonews- January 26, 2021 0

The vaccination certificate will help build confidence among people, making it easier for travelers to move around and revitalizing the tourism sector Continue reading India ... Read More

“Travel safely” via Frankfurt Airport: TÜV Quality Seal reconfirmed

eturbonews- January 26, 2021 0

Comprehensive measures to protect against infection adjusted to the continuing pandemic situation at Frankfurt Airport Continue reading “Travel safely” via Frankfurt Airport: TÜV Quality Seal ... Read More

WTTC gets desperate and has a point

Juergen T Steinmetz- January 25, 2021 0

WTTC is the true leader in today's travel and tourism industry. Leaders however have obligations. WTTC obligation is to the largest travel and tourism industry ... Read More

India Tourism: Change at the top

Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 25, 2021 0

The Ministry of Tourism for the Government of India announced a new Secretary has been named. Arvind Singh will step into the position beginning February ... Read More

Israel closes Ben Gurion Airport, halts all passenger flights

eturbonews- January 25, 2021 0

Israel will make exceptions only for cargo flights, emergency aircraft and airliners crossing Israeli airspace without landing Continue reading Israel closes Ben Gurion Airport, halts ... Read More

Best Mask: What Masks are killing Americans? Cotton, Fabric, Surgical, KN95, N95, FFP-2?

Juergen T Steinmetz- January 24, 2021 0

The big lie by CDC and WHO about masks kills thousands of people every day. When will US Government stand up and face the American ... Read More

What masks are killing Americans? Cotton, Fabric, Surgical, KN95, N95, FFP-2?

Juergen T Steinmetz- January 24, 2021 0

The big lie by CDC and WHO about masks kills thousands of people every day. When will US Government stand up and face the American ... Read More

Domestic Tourism Drive in Nigeria Bayelsa State

Juergen T Steinmetz- January 24, 2021 0

With COVID-19 attacking every country and every travel and tourism destination, the answer for many is Domestic Tourism. In Bayelsa, a State in Southern Nigeria, ... Read More

New findings of early man at tourist site Olduvai Gorge

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 23, 2021 0

Olduvai Gorge is a key tourist site where visitors can learn about human evolution and prehistory. The site and new museum attract local and international ... Read More

Sunwing Airlines and pilots reach tentative agreement

eturbonews- January 23, 2021 0

The Unifor 7378 Sunwing Pilot collective agreement expired on November 30, 2020, and it was announced that a tentative agreement has been reached with Sunwing ... Read More

Mask optional: New trend in Spain and for UNWTO?

Juergen T Steinmetz- January 22, 2021 0

Only the Egyptian minister of tourism actually traveled Madrid to attend the 113th Executive Council and voted for Zurab Pololikashvili at the Secretary General Election. ... Read More

The island of Procida named Italy’s Capital of Culture

Mario Masciullo eTN Italy- January 22, 2021 0

Forty-four cultural projects, 330 days of programming, 240 artists, 40 original works and 8 regenerated spaces: these are the numbers of a year that promises ... Read More

Portugal suspends all passenger flights with UK

eturbonews- January 22, 2021 0

Portugal halts air service with Great Britain Continue reading Portugal suspends all passenger flights with UK at eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online. Read More

Cyprus re-opens borders for foreign tourists on March 1

eturbonews- January 22, 2021 0

Tourists will be able to visit Cyprus without quarantine restrictions if upon arrival they do not have a positive test result for COVID-19 Continue reading ... Read More

President of Skål International Bangkok: An alternative to compulsory quarantine needed

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- January 22, 2021 0

I am very optimistic for our industry and the future of SKÅL International’s role as a leader in both the business and friendship of hospitality ... Read More

US Travel praises President Biden’s executive orders on travel

eturbonews- January 22, 2021 0

CDC testing requirement for international travelers should also pave the way to ease other travel restrictions, including those on the UK, the EU, and Brazil ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister officially launches Kenya’s Global Tourism Resilience Satellite Centre

eturbonews- January 21, 2021 0

Kenya’s Global Tourism Resilience Satellite Centre has been officially launched by founder and Co-Chair of the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre and Jamaica ... Read More

Aviation Industry Leaders Unite in World Tourism Network Interest Group

Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2021 0

Aviation is a key factor in rebuilding the travel and tourism industry. The World Tourism Network had an initial brainstorming discussion with industry leaders to ... Read More

Professor Geoffrey Lipman knows this is a big day for Travel, Tourism, and Climate Change

Juergen T Steinmetz- January 20, 2021 0

What the difference one day can make. With the inauguration in the United States of America and President Biden bringing the country back into the ... Read More

Biden applauded for swift executive orders on climate

eturbonews- January 20, 2021 0

Oil Change International said Joe Biden’s inauguration marks the end of the disastrous Trump administration especially for climate change. The company is hopeful this will ... Read More

3 people killed, 6 wounded in huge Madrid explosion

eturbonews- January 20, 2021 0

The site of the explosion is not far from Puerta de Toledo, one of the city’s gates and a popular tourist attraction Continue reading 3 ... Read More

The UNWTO Election just killed any decency left in the UN System

Juergen T Steinmetz- January 19, 2021 0

The UNWTO Executive Council extended the mandate for UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Zurab Pololikashvil until the end of 2025. This is a sad day, and not ... Read More

ECPAT-USA report: Human Trafficking Laws for Lodging Industry

eturbonews- January 19, 2021 0

An updated ECPAT-USA report details laws in all 50 states and 23 US territories, counties, and cities for the lodging industry. Continue reading ECPAT-USA report: ... Read More

Tanzania establishes National Convention Bureau

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 19, 2021 0

Tanzania has established a Nationoal Convention Biurea as plans get underway to diversify the tourism offerings by reaching out to tourists attending meetings and conferences. ... Read More

Germany extends lockdown, makes masks mandatory, warns of border closures

eturbonews- January 19, 2021 0

The government of Germany announced that the current coronavirus lockdown will be extended until the middle of next month due to a potential massive surge ... Read More

The Sandals legacy continues

eturbonews- January 19, 2021 0

Sandals Resorts International has announced Adam Stewart’s appointment as the resort company’s Executive Chairman, continuing the Sandals legacy. Stewart becomes just the second Chairman in ... Read More