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Category: Tourism Investment News

The new simple Safer Tourism Seal is the key to get visitors to return

Juergen T Steinmetz- July 5, 2021 0

It's simple, effective, and unique. The relaunch of the Safer Tourism Seal Program by the World Tourism Network. WTN hopes for the Safer Tourism Seal ... Read More

The Grand Canyon in Oman adds Thai Hospitality with the new dusitD2 Naseem Resort

Juergen T Steinmetz- July 4, 2021 0

Dusit is a Thailand-based hospitality company. German DM Gerhard Stutz is put in charge to promote true Thai hospitality in Oman at the newly opened ... Read More

Balancing tourism marketing and security needs

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- July 3, 2021 0

Last summer, the tourism industry not only experienced a major marketing paradigm shift, but it found itself in the midst of the worst crisis in ... Read More

Delhi restaurants, hotels and pubs get a tax break

Anil Mathur - eTN India- July 1, 2021 0

The Delhi government in India has allowed a waiver of the excise license fee for pubs, restaurants, and hotels serving liquor, having been put into ... Read More

State of Jamaica within Caribbean Tourism and a way forward

eturbonews- July 1, 2021 0

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett spoke at the JMMB leadership webinar. JMMB is a major bank in Jamaica. | State of Jamaica within Caribbean ... Read More

High-speed connectivity everywhere in Canada, UK, Alaska and Arctic Region

eturbonews- July 1, 2021 0

This latest launch of OneWeb satellites will put high-speed broadband within reach of the whole Northern Hemisphere later this year. | High-speed connectivity everywhere in ... Read More

Hawaiian Airlines emerging stronger from the COVID-19 crisis

eturbonews- July 1, 2021 0

“We are rising from this crisis not only with renewed optimism but as a better, more sustainable airline for our guests, our employees, and the ... Read More

IMEX America: If we want a new normal, we’re going to have to create it ourselves

eturbonews- July 1, 2021 0

Speakers from aerospace, art, design, and event technology explore extreme innovation on July’s IMEX Buzz Day. | IMEX America: If we want a new normal, ... Read More

Etihad Airways extends Verified to Fly travel document initiative globally

eturbonews- July 1, 2021 0

Early trials showed that Verified to Fly Guests saw their processing times at the check-in desk almost halved and the average queuing time for all ... Read More

21 of top 25 US hotel markets in depression or recession

eturbonews- July 1, 2021 0

Urban hotel markets, which rely heavily on business from events and group meetings, continue to face a severe financial crisis as they have been disproportionately ... Read More

Sandals Foundation gives to restore Smith’s Reef Snorkel Trail

eturbonews- June 30, 2021 0

The breathtaking sights of the underwater ecosystems at the Smith’s Reef Snorkel Trail are all set to be explored by local communities, students, and international ... Read More

Jamaica and Saudi Arabia explore investment opportunities in tourism

eturbonews- June 30, 2021 0

Jamaica and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have initiated discussions aimed at facilitating cooperation and investment in tourism and other key areas, following a series ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism to benefit from $70 million loan facility

eturbonews- June 30, 2021 0

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced that the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Jamaica National Small ... Read More

Seychelles Principal Secretary for Tourism presents department priorities

eturbonews- June 30, 2021 0

Stepping into her new role as Seychelles Principal Secretary for Tourism, Mrs. Sherin Francis met with local press partners at Botanical House on Wednesday, June ... 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

Ryanair gains competitive advantage with Boeing 737 MAX

eturbonews- June 30, 2021 0

Despite the grounding of Boeing 737 MAX in 2019 over safety concerns, Ryanair negotiated purchases of 210 units, with a maximum of 12 operating for ... Read More

US Embassy in Eswatini warning: Stay Home!

Juergen T Steinmetz- June 29, 2021 0

The situation in the Kingdom of Eswatini remains tense but seems to be under government control, with insurgents assumed to operate in the country. | ... Read More

Middle East executives: Leading an airline in 2021

eturbonews- June 29, 2021 0

The Middle East has played an important role in aviation for a long time, but it has only been in recent decades that it has ... Read More

Response to India Tourism relief package fast and furious

Anil Mathur - eTN India- June 29, 2021 0

There is mixed reaction in the travel trade on the India Tourism relief measures announced by the Finance Minister to revive tourism. The general feeling ... Read More

Alaska Airlines launches codeshare agreement with Qatar Airways

eturbonews- June 29, 2021 0

Beginning July 1, the agreement allows passengers on Qatar Airways to book travel and easily connect to more than 150 routes throughout Alaska's network. | ... Read More

Largest order in history: United adds 270 Boeing and Airbus jets to fleet

eturbonews- June 29, 2021 0

"United Next" includes addition of 200 Boeing 737 MAX and 70 Airbus A321neo as well as plans to retrofit 100% of remaining mainline, narrow-body fleet ... Read More

Eswatini Peaceful After Kingdom Experienced Violent Protests

Juergen T Steinmetz- June 29, 2021 0

The Kingdom of Eswatini is usually known to be peaceful, stable and just recently became the host of the African Tourism Board. This landlocked African ... Read More

India Tourism grateful for government relief from severe COVID-19 crisis

Anil Mathur - eTN India- June 28, 2021 0

The Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO) expressed its gratitude to the Hon. Prime Minister and Hon. Finance Minister for giving some relief to the ... Read More

Most Hawaii tourists fully vaccinated against COVID-19

eturbonews- June 28, 2021 0

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) released the results of its latest special tracking study, which surveyed visitors from the US mainland who visited Hawaii from ... Read More

Global hotel demand uptick tussles with competing costs

eturbonews- June 28, 2021 0

Travelers get back on planes or hit the road for a well-needed break from work-from-home monotony and Netflix overload. | Global hotel demand uptick tussles ... Read More

Is Citizenship by Investment going bad?

Juergen T Steinmetz- June 27, 2021 0

Passports and Citizenships are for sale. Lists of countries selling cheap or not so cheap passports may open this world for investment crimes and more. ... Read More

World’s highest hotel opens in Shanghai, China

eturbonews- June 25, 2021 0

Boasting a restaurant on the 120th floor and 24-hour personal butler service, luxurious hotel occupies the top floors of the 632-meer (2,073 feet) Shanghai Tower. ... Read More

Flynas announces delay in direct flights between KSA and Seychelles

eturbonews- June 25, 2021 0

Announced for July 1, 2021, the commencement of Flynas’ flights linking the Seychelles islands to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has been deferred to a ... Read More

Bahamas welcomes Frontier Airlines inaugural flight to Nassau

eturbonews- June 25, 2021 0

The Bahamas welcomed Frontier Airlines' inaugural flight yesterday with great excitement as it landed at the Lynden Pindling International Airport. Frontier is the first ultra-low-cost ... Read More

Lufthansa resumes its premium North American and Asian flights from Munich Airport

eturbonews- June 25, 2021 0

As the global travel industry is returning to prior levels of activity, Lufthansa is strengthening its premium services from Munich Airport and will again offer ... Read More