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Category: Rail Travel

All flights canceled, ports closed as Shanghai braces for Typhoon Chanthu

eturbonews- September 13, 2021 0

All flights will be canceled at Shanghai’s Pudong International Airport after 11am Monday because of the weather, while all flights through the Hongqiao airport in ... Read More

Denmark ends all COVID-19 restrictions after 548-day lockdown

eturbonews- September 10, 2021 0

Starting from midnight on September 10, the deadly virus is no longer classified as a “socially critical disease” by the Danish government. - eTurboNews | ... Read More

FTA urges US transit agencies to increase vaccination rates

Dmytro Makarov- September 7, 2021 0

Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is calling on transit leaders to share this information with employees, and to do all you can to encourage vaccination among ... Read More

2021 tourism revenues less than half of pre-pandemic levels

eturbonews- August 18, 2021 0

The global travel and tourism revenues are projected to reach only $385 billion in 2021, less than half pre-COVID-19 levels. - eTurboNews | Trends | ... Read More

Travel and tourism deal-making activity down almost 7% in July

eturbonews- August 18, 2021 0

Deal activity remained at the same level in key markets such as the USA, the UK and China, while India and Australia witnessed an improvement ... Read More

US travel mask mandate to be extended through mid-January 2022

eturbonews- August 17, 2021 0

US mask mandate requires face masks to be worn by all travelers on airplanes, ships, trains, subways, buses, taxis and ride-shares and at transportation hubs ... Read More

Visiting Friends and Relatives Will Drive Travel Recovery

eturbonews- August 12, 2021 0

Visiting friends and relatives will play a vital role in travel’s recovery with 242 million international departures expected to be taken for this purpose by ... Read More

COVID-19 Changes Italians’ Travel Habits

eturbonews- August 11, 2021 0

Number of people commuting on public transport forecast to drop to 22.6 percent after the summer break. - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Read More

UK Domestic Tourism Priced Itself Out of the Market

eturbonews- August 11, 2021 0

UK domestic holiday and accommodation providers have increased prices significantly throughout 2021 amid soaring ‘staycation’ demand. - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Read More

Travel in the UK is too expensive

eturbonews- August 11, 2021 0

UK domestic holiday and accommodation providers have increased prices significantly throughout 2021 amid soaring ‘staycation’ demand. - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Read More

Ten People Wounded In a Stabbing Rampage On Tokyo Commuter Train

eturbonews- August 6, 2021 0

The incident has caused major disruption on the Odakyu railway, with operations suspended up and down the line from the two affected stations. - eTurboNews ... Read More

COVID-19 Spike Threatens UK Domestic Travel Recovery

eturbonews- August 6, 2021 0

With restrictions continuously changing for international travel, domestic holidays seem a safer bet in the immediate term. - eTurboNews | Travel News Read More

Mandatory masks returning to London Underground

eturbonews- August 5, 2021 0

If implemented, the changes proposed by Mayor Khan would effectively revert the situation on London public transportation to pre-July 19 conditions. - eTurboNews | Travel ... Read More

12 train passengers killed, 5 injured in flooded subway tunnel in China

eturbonews- July 21, 2021 0

Subway administration urgently halted train traffic and cut all power, but one train stopped at a flooded section of the tunnel. - eTurboNews | Travel ... Read More

Approved Vaccine Inconsistency Could Delay International Travel Restart

eturbonews- July 15, 2021 0

WTTC issues a warning following concerns tourists face being turned away at the borders because countries don’t have a common list internationally recognized and approved ... Read More

China Tourism Reports 2.36 Billion Domestic Trips in First Half of 2021

eturbonews- July 15, 2021 0

China's tourism industry welcomed a fast recovery in the first half of 2021. - eTurboNews | Travel News & more Read More

Chinese will take 750 million railway trips during summer travel rush

eturbonews- June 30, 2021 0

College students return home from universities and transport demand from family visits and travel soars during China's summer travel rush. | Chinese will take 750 ... Read More

Train + Air: Air France reaffirms commitment to environmental sustainability

eturbonews- June 30, 2021 0

As passengers increasingly demand more environmentally friendly travel options, Air France is protecting its future revenues by establishing meaningful solutions. | Train + Air: Air ... Read More

US travel industry should address trust gaps in price transparency, COVID-19 safety

eturbonews- June 29, 2021 0

In the US, the two most important factors in building consumer trust in travel agencies and travel suppliers, such as airlines, are having ‘no hidden ... Read More

Huge fire and explosion: London’s Elephant and Castle rail station evacuated

eturbonews- June 28, 2021 0

The blaze has engulfed three commercial units underneath the railway arches of the station, as well as four cars and a telephone box. | Huge ... Read More

Switzerland opens its borders to vaccinated Gulf tourists

eturbonews- June 24, 2021 0

Switzerland will welcome fully vaccinated GCC visitors when it opens its borders on 26 June 2021. Switzerland opens its borders to vaccinated Gulf tourists Read More

Shanghai announces 2021-2025 tourism development plan

eturbonews- June 23, 2021 0

Shanghai is expected to become an open international tourism hub relying on its Hongqiao and Pudong airports and Wusongkou international cruise terminal. Shanghai announces 2021-2025 ... Read More

European travel sentiment soars with vaccines and EU digital COVID ID rollout

eturbonews- June 17, 2021 0

Two-thirds of Europeans intending to take a trip by the end of November 2021. - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

International tourism down 83% in the first quarter of 2021

eturbonews- June 2, 2021 0

Vaccinations are seen as key for global tourism industry's recovery from COVID-19 pandemic. - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

KATA to promote outbound tourism to EAC countries

eturbonews- May 31, 2021 0

This strategic meeting comes at a time when KATA has shifted its focus to promotion of outbound tourism to EAC countries in bid to help ... Read More

Chaos in Netherlands as train traffic halted across the country

eturbonews- May 31, 2021 0

Dutch national train operator suspended all intercity and local runs across the Netherlands, advising customers to change their travel plans if possible. - eTurboNews | ... Read More

Slower travel methods could be the next big tourism trend

eturbonews- May 27, 2021 0

With tourists opting for longer stays due to many being able to work remotely, and sustainability featuring more heavily in travel decisions, it is clear ... Read More

Young travelers prefer messaging when booking post-pandemic travel

eturbonews- May 26, 2021 0

Messaging options — including SMS, WhatsApp, Apple Business Chat, Facebook Messenger, and brand websites and apps — are viewed as a convenient, preferred method for ... Read More

Two subway trains collide in Kuala Lumpur tunnel, 213 passengers injured

eturbonews- May 24, 2021 0

At around 8:33pm local time, an empty light rail train and another carrying 232 people collided underground near the KLCC station. - eTurboNews | Trends ... Read More

UK domestic tourism set for bumper summer

eturbonews- May 18, 2021 0

After months of a long, miserable winter lockdown, many brits will be desperate to escape, and domestic staycations will once again rule this year. - ... Read More