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Why the UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Polokashvili was never properly elected?

Juergen T Steinmetz- September 1, 2021 0

After 4 years, it becomes suddenly clear that the 2017 election of the UNWTO Secretary-General was not proper. Zurab Pololikashvili should not be the current ... Read More

Accusing a UNWTO Secretary-General makes him the judge and jury

Juergen T Steinmetz- August 29, 2021 0

UNWTO's membership includes 159 Member States, 6 Associate Members and over 500 Affiliate Members representing the private sector, educational institutions, tourism associations and local tourism ... Read More

Inflatable boat sinks near Canary Islands, 52 people dead

eturbonews- August 20, 2021 0

Only one person survived in African inflatable dinghy disaster near the Spanish archipelago. - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Read More

New Tourist Safety Device of Spanish Police for Camino de Santiago Pilgrimmage

Mario Masciullo special to eTN- August 7, 2021 0

The Camino de Santiago, known in English as the Way of St. James, is a network of pilgrimages leading to the shrine of the apostle ... Read More

Spanish Court Rejects Nightclub COVID Pass Mandate

eturbonews- August 7, 2021 0

Andalusia high court deems making health passports mandatory to visit indoor nightlife venues to be discriminatory and in violation of citizens’ privacy rights. - eTurboNews ... Read More

Unvaccinated travelers from UK, Spain, Portugal, Netherlands, Greece and Cyprus must have 24-hour negative COVID test to enter France

eturbonews- July 17, 2021 0

French Prime Minister Jean Castex announced that restrictions for vaccinated travelers are being lifted on Saturday. - eTurboNews | Travel News & more Read More

Relocating UNWTO from Madrid to Riyadh seals the United States of Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz- July 14, 2021 0

There will be a new tomorrow for tourism. This new tomorrow, or some say the new normal may have already started. It appears Saudi Arabia ... Read More

Travel Restrictions by Countries and Regions according to UNWTO

Dmytro Makarov- July 4, 2021 0

The UNWTO is behind times already when they released a brand new report on Travel Restrictions by Countries and Regions today. UNWTO research partner present ... Read More

Almost half of Brits plan a holiday in Spain this summer

eturbonews- June 17, 2021 0

41% of Brits said that they would be willing to undertake a ten-day home quarantine plus testing in order to travel internationally. - eTurboNews | ... Read More

A Bombshell Tribute by Dr. Taleb Rifai about UNWTO and Dr. Walter Mzembi

Juergen T Steinmetz- June 6, 2021 0

A bombshell statement on UNWTO by former Secretary-General Dr. Taleb Rifai was seen as a life time tribute, and a wonderful testimonial by the former ... Read More

Flights from Budapest to Athens, Copenhagen, Lisbon, Madrid and more on Ryanair

eturbonews- June 4, 2021 0

Irish ultra-low-cost-carrier relaunches flights to 16 European destinations from Budapest Airport. - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

Algeria reopens some international air travel with France, Turkey, Spain and Tunisia flights

eturbonews- June 2, 2021 0

The inbound passengers need to be quarantined at a designated hotel for five days after landing, as part of the health protocol against COVID-19. - ... Read More

International Nightlife Association defends nightlife venues as safe spaces

eturbonews- May 27, 2021 0

The nightlife industry can be a solution to the current pandemic since it could be a primary detection source together with the governing authorities and ... Read More

Timeshare owners of UK amber countries losing money whether they travel or not

eturbonews- May 26, 2021 0

The United Kingdom government's traffic light system has put Spain and Greece among others on its UK amber countries list spelling a problem for timeshare ... Read More

Qatar Airways resumes Málaga flights from 2 July

eturbonews- May 26, 2021 0

Málaga resumption will see the airline’s Spain network return to pre-pandemic levels with three total destinations, including Barcelona and Madrid. - eTurboNews | Trends | ... Read More

Ryanair returns to Budapest Airport

eturbonews- May 26, 2021 0

Ryanair relaunches flights to Barcelona, Berlin, Brussels, and the Canary Islands from Budapest Airport. - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

Wizz Air Malaga and Dortmund flights return to Budapest Airport

eturbonews- May 25, 2021 0

Wizz Air has launched the operations as weekly services to both destinations for the remainder of May, already confirming a frequency boost in June to ... Read More

FITUR and Spain’s Government used again for UNWTO propaganda machine

Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2021 0

UNWTO must hate WTTC. UNWTO once again used FITUR and the Spanish Government for its propaganda machine to also make WTTC seen as irrelevant. Why ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister hosts investment discussions with major Spanish hoteliers

eturbonews- May 21, 2021 0

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett (seen center in the photo) and his colleague, Senator, the Hon. Aubyn Hill (seen right), Minister without Portfolio in ... Read More

United Airlines praises Spain’s decision to reopen to vaccinated travelers

eturbonews- May 21, 2021 0

United Airlines will expand its service to Italy and Spain which are opening to tourists vaccinated against COVID-19. - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News ... Read More

Lufthansa adds more summer flights to Spain, Portugal and Greece

eturbonews- May 21, 2021 0

With more than 100 vacation destinations, Lufthansa and Eurowings are offering more vacation destinations this summer than ever before. - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel ... Read More

IATA: Rise in Spanish airport charges will damage economic recovery, hurt jobs

eturbonews- May 7, 2021 0

AENA proposes to increase user charges at 46 airports it operates across Spain - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online 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

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

Spain to open borders to tourists in June

eturbonews- April 29, 2021 0

Spain says it's ready to begin receiving foreign tourists in early summer - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

Emirates restarts flights to Mexico City via Barcelona

eturbonews- April 22, 2021 0

BCN-MEX route will be operated with a two-class Emirates Boeing 777-200LR which offers 38 Business Class seats and 264 seats in Economy Class - eTurboNews ... Read More

Airbus to transform its European set-up in aerostructures

eturbonews- April 21, 2021 0

Airbus provides more details about the company's ongoing assessment of its industrial set-up in Europe - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online 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

Tourism Minister: Spain will introduce entry COVID Passports by summer

eturbonews- April 1, 2021 0

It is still difficult to pinpoint the exact date when the passports will appear - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

UNWTO wants WTTC to fail: Mexico and Dominican Republic played by Zurab Pololikashvili

Juergen T Steinmetz- March 30, 2021 0

The WTTC Global Summit is scheduled to bring major travel industry leaders together in Cancun on April 25-27. This event now has competition in the ... Read More