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Category: Health News

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

eturbonews- May 8, 2021 0

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

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

eturbonews- May 7, 2021 0

Sweden's Public Health Agency warned that the situation might worsen despite the vaccinations - 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

eturbonews- May 7, 2021 0

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

eturbonews- May 7, 2021 0

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

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

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

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

eturbonews- May 6, 2021 0

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

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

eturbonews- May 6, 2021 0

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

Israel announces tourism rebuilding plan

eturbonews- May 6, 2021 0

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

eturbonews- May 6, 2021 0

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

eturbonews- May 6, 2021 0

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

Vaccinations revive international travel

eturbonews- May 6, 2021 0

Israel, the US and the UK, where vaccination campaigns are particularly well advanced, have seen outbound flight bookings climb more steeply than elsewhere - eTurboNews ... 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

Safe air travel: Tips for reducing risk of infection while flying

eturbonews- May 5, 2021 0

Air travel experts are sharing their top tips for strategies to reduce the risk of infection while flying - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News ... 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

Jamaica to remain under curfew

eturbonews- May 5, 2021 0

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

Egypt announces new set of COVID-19 restrictions

eturbonews- May 5, 2021 0

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

President of Italy on G20 Rome Guidelines for the Future of Tourism

Mario Masciullo eTN Italy- May 4, 2021 0

Today’s G20 Tourism Ministers meeting marked one of the first official appointments of Italy President Sergio Mattarella. - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

Tourists not counted on State of Hawaii COVID-19 statistics

Juergen T Steinmetz- May 4, 2021 0

Hawaii has been seen as a model for the United States and the World to keep COVID-19 out. It can be hoped that this assumption ... Read More

United Airlines expands India relief efforts

eturbonews- May 4, 2021 0

United Airlines launches new online fundraising campaign to support those impacted by the COVID-19 crisis in India - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

Kazakhstan extends suspension of visa-free regime for citizens of 54 countries

eturbonews- May 4, 2021 0

Kazakhstan suspends visa-free entry until December 31, 2021 - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

Restaurants, bars and cafes re-open in Greece after a 6-month COVID-19 shutdown

eturbonews- May 4, 2021 0

Greece's second COVID-19 lockdown, which started on November 7, 2020, is gradually being relaxed this spring - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

Nevis updates travel guidelines

eturbonews- May 4, 2021 0

Protocols have been revised on Nevis island to take into account the arrival of vaccinated visitors. - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

High COVID-19 testing costs could stall international travel recovery

eturbonews- May 4, 2021 0

High costs for COVID-19 testing can put travel out of reach for individuals and families - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More