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Category: Government and Public Sector Tourism News

African Tourism Board expands the ASEAN-African Tourism Alliance

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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

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

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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

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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

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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

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

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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

Saudi Arabia bans unvaccinated citizens from going to work

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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

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

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

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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

Jamaica Knowledge Network forum series to boost readiness for tourism comeback

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In anticipation of the tourism sector making a timely comeback, the Ministry of Tourism and its public bodies are ramping up efforts to engage and ... Read More

Israel announces tourism rebuilding plan

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Israel launches a program to rebuild and re-start country's battered tourism industry - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

Nepal halts all international and domestic flights over raging COVID-19 mayhem

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COVID-19 cases are spiking rapidly in Nepal, overwhelming its hospitals and clinics - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

Two air passengers fined in Canada for presenting fake COVID-19 test results

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The Government of Canada continues to strongly advise Canadians that this is not the time to travel - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

Kenyas Tourism Secretary Najib Balala wants African Pharmaceutical Companies to produce patent free COVID vaccine

Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2021 0

Kenya Tourism Secretary Najib Balala, was one of the first African leaders supporting the Health Without Border initiative by WTN. He is now the first ... Read More

CDC announces guidance for cruise ship certification

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Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released guidance for cruise ships to undertake simulated voyages with volunteer passengers as part of its ... Read More

Relaxing the vaccine patent: World Tourism Network supports the US move

Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2021 0

Producing and distributing the COVID-19 vaccine in all countries is essential to keep everyone in this interconnected world safe. The Travel and Tourism Industry knows ... Read More

Travel Manitoba joins the World Tourism Network

Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2021 0

Canada's Heart beats in Manitoba. The Canadian Province Manitoba tourism board Travel Manitoba just joined the World Tourism Network (WTN) - eTurboNews | Trends | ... Read More

Jamaica to remain under curfew

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The Prime Minister of Jamaica, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, announced on Tuesday, May 4, 2021, a four-week extension of the country’s curfew hours until ... Read More

Families of Boeing crash victims demand Biden and Buttigieg replace FAA management

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Boeing crash victims' families meet with DOT and FAA leadership today - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

Egypt announces new set of COVID-19 restrictions

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Egypt bans large gatherings, cuts stores and restaurants' hours to slow the spread of coronavirus - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

Secret COVID-19 study in Italy?

Mario Masciullo eTN Italy- May 4, 2021 0

What can happen between now and July 15 with the first reopening in Italy yesterday was contained in a statistical model developed by Stefano Merler, ... Read More