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Tourist island of Zanzibar bans alcohol sales

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 20, 2021 0

The suspension of alcoholic beverage sales would not affect high class tourist hotels and other establishments serving foreign visitors - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel ... Read More

Marriott Middle East, Egypt, and Turkey has under new leadership

Juergen T Steinmetz- April 19, 2021 0

Marriott, the largest global hospitality company based in Maryland, USA has properties in 133 countries under 30 brands. Marriott announced a new CEO appointment for ... Read More

Cross Hotels & Resorts signs third hotel in Pattaya

eturbonews- April 19, 2021 0

Cross Hotels & Resorts signs an agreement to open Cross Pattaya Phratamnak - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

World Health Organization rejects the use of COVID passports to reopen travel

eturbonews- April 19, 2021 0

Wealthier nations snapping up vaccines, while poorer countries left without enough doses to effectively vaccinate their population - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

An excellent handicap-friendly Hawaii event

Dr. Anton Anderssen - special to eTN- April 19, 2021 0

I have never been to a bad lūau, but each one of them is different. When seeking a handicap-friendly, open-air luau with a dramatic setting, ... Read More

American Indian Alaska Native Tourism announces Visitor Outreach department

eturbonews- April 19, 2021 0

The American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) announced the formation of its second new department in 2021 - the new Visitor Outreach department. - ... Read More

Grand Bahama Island is heating up this spring

eturbonews- April 19, 2021 0

With highly-anticipated reopenings, renovations, and can’t miss deals, one of the Caribbean’s best-kept secrets is Grand Bahama Island. - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News ... Read More

Beautiful Samoa welcomes travel bubble development

eturbonews- April 19, 2021 0

Samoa encouraged by quarantine-free travel arrangement between Australia and New Zealand - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

Expedia announces new direction in brand positioning

eturbonews- April 19, 2021 0

Expedia preparing for post-vaccination travel demand - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

Third wave reeking havoc on Thailand’s tourism restart plan – where are we now?

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- April 19, 2021 0

Eighteen Thai provinces have now been declared red zones, with a partial lockdown and stay at home order in place - eTurboNews | Trends | ... Read More

Third wave wreaking havoc on Thailand’s tourism restart plan – where are we now?

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- April 19, 2021 0

Eighteen Thai provinces have now been declared red zones, with a partial lockdown and stay at home order in place - eTurboNews | Trends | ... Read More

Biosecurity will keep the WTTC Global Summit in Cancun safe

Juergen T Steinmetz- April 18, 2021 0

WTTC delegates are getting ready to leave for Cancun, Mexico to attend the 2021 Global Summit of the World Travel and Tourism Council. WTTC in ... Read More

African elephants get more protection: Saving lives and tourism revenue

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 17, 2021 0

Wildlife conservationists in Africa have welcomed with great hopes a recent decision by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) to upgrade the African ... Read More

COVID kills: Latest event victim

eturbonews- April 17, 2021 0

For the second consecutive year, the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has killed off the Pattaya Music Festival. - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

India and Sri Lanka: Neighborly travel

Anil Mathur - eTN India- April 17, 2021 0

In a step being welcomed by all the stakeholders, Sri Lanka has become the latest country with which India has signed an air bubble agreement. ... Read More

Italy returns to yellow zone April 26

Mario Masciullo eTN Italy- April 16, 2021 0

Italy Prime Minister Mario Draghi and the Minister of Health, Roberto Speranza, held a press conference at the Multifunctional Hall of the Prime Minister announcing ... Read More

India closes all monuments and museums due to new COVID wave

Anil Mathur - eTN India- April 16, 2021 0

In a further blow to tourism, India has closed all major monuments and museums until May 15, 2021, in view of the growing number of ... Read More

Trendsetters in World Tourism: WTTC Summit Program for Cancun

Juergen T Steinmetz- April 16, 2021 0

Against all odds the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) will go through with its global summit in Cancun Mexico this month. This event is ... Read More

Greece drops quarantine requirement for tourists from 32 countries

eturbonews- April 16, 2021 0

New Greek entry exemptions apply to tourists from the EU, USA, UK, Israel, UAE and Serbia - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

WTTC: Travel and Tourism on the road to recovery

eturbonews- April 16, 2021 0

As the world begins to reopen to travel and tourism, meetings and conferences – in person, it is important to recognize how being accessible will ... Read More

The easiest countries to gain citizenship in

eturbonews- April 16, 2021 0

Gaining dual citizenship will give possessors an extra passport, more visa-free travel, additional employment options, and special tax perks - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel ... Read More

Aeroflot adds third frequency on Seychelles route

eturbonews- April 16, 2021 0

Aeroflot has this week announced a new non-stop frequency from its Moscow hub – Sheremetyevo International Airport – to the Seychelles islands, beginning May 1, ... Read More

Spanish Ambassador to Jamaica pays courtesy call on Jamaica Tourism Minister

eturbonews- April 16, 2021 0

Ambassador of Spain to Jamaica, His Excellency Diego Bermejo Romero de Terreros (see left in the image) paid a courtesy call on Jamaica’s Minister of ... Read More

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts plans accelerated Asia Pacific expansion in 2021

eturbonews- April 16, 2021 0

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts expecting 180 hotel openings in 2021 alongside its robust Asia Pacific development pipeline - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

Sandals and Beaches Resorts elevates commitment to inclusivity

eturbonews- April 15, 2021 0

In celebration of Autism Acceptance Month, Sandals and Beaches Resorts is expanding offerings at its luxury-included family resorts in Jamaica and Turks and Caicos where ... Read More

Los Angeles resumes meetings of up to 300 people

eturbonews- April 15, 2021 0

Los Angeles tourism invites meeting professionals to plan their comeback - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

Dominica successful in COVID management

eturbonews- April 15, 2021 0

Dominica succeeds in stopping the spread of COVID-19 to residents and visitors - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

Norwegian Cruise Line returns to Belize in August

eturbonews- April 15, 2021 0

The Ministry of Tourism and Diaspora Relations and the Belize Tourism Board welcome this Return to Service announcement from Norwegian Cruise Line - eTurboNews | ... Read More

Kenyan travel agents struggle with impact of lockdown on travel industry

eturbonews- April 14, 2021 0

The pandemic has decimated the travel industry in Kenya with insurmountable severity - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

Costa Rica’s Liberia Airport announces free COVID testing

eturbonews- April 14, 2021 0

Daniel Oduber Quiros Internationa Airport provides travelers with free antigen testing - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More