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Category: Tourism Talk

No Mai Tai, no Vodka when American F22 Raptor Fighter Jets chased Russian Air Force 300 miles off Hawaii

eturbonews- October 16, 2021 0

Three US F-22 Raptor jets were deployed Sunday, June 13, 2021, over the Pacific Ocean. The jets were launched from Hawaii’s Hickam Air Force Base ... Read More

Sandals All-Inclusive Vacations: For the Whole Family!

Dmytro Makarov- September 8, 2021 0

Sandals Resorts has become synonymous with the image of a happy couple enjoying a romantic and worry-free vacation where absolutely everything is taken care of ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Minister explores small establishments at Bel Ombre on Mahé

eturbonews- August 30, 2021 0

Many small tourism accommodation providers are presenting top quality products, paying close attention to detail and operating on 5-star level standards, Minister for Foreign Affairs ... Read More

Seychelles Minister compliments tour guides for dedication to success tourism

eturbonews- August 30, 2021 0

In a meeting held at Botanical House on Friday, August 27, 2021, with tour guides to address discuss issues pertinent to their trade, Minister for ... Read More

Booking Travel to Hawaii is now a Life and Death Decision

Juergen T Steinmetz- August 25, 2021 0

Hotels, attractions, transportation, shops, restaurants had been fighting to reopen business in the State of Hawaii. Airlines had been adding new tourism source market destinations ... Read More

Emirates new healthy brother in South Africa is called Cemair

Juergen T Steinmetz- August 22, 2021 0

Cemair in South Africa now has a big healthy brother in Dubai: Emirates Airlines South Africa-based Cemair (5Z) operates domestic and international passenger flights, as ... Read More

Scary? Air India A320 Flight from Delhi to Kabul

Juergen T Steinmetz- August 16, 2021 0

Air India Flight 243 on Sunday, operated with an Airbus 320, was on a scheduled flight from Delhi, India, to the Afghan capital of Kabul. ... Read More

Maldives is now the 128th country in the World Tourism Network

Juergen T Steinmetz- August 14, 2021 0

The Maldives Integrated Tourism Development Corporation (MITDC) is a 100% Maldivian Government SOE mandated to support and foster the development and growth of the mid-market ... Read More

Thailand, Tourism, and Dark Red Zones: Not good news

Juergen T Steinmetz- August 1, 2021 0

Thailand is not ready to welcome tourists anytime soon. With the Delta variant expanding, the Kingdom is locking up more provinces - and this may ... Read More

How to deal with Difficult Customers?

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- August 1, 2021 0

Much of the world experiences all sorts of thunderstorms or weather-related travel delays. These result in angry visitors and the need to rework all sorts ... Read More

Favorites include Niagara Falls, Grand Canyon, Sahara, Mount Everest, The Dead Sea, Ha Long Bay

Juergen T Steinmetz- July 22, 2021 0

With some countries begin to lift restrictions for vaccinated travelers, Instagram Hashtags for famous natural wonders indicate the desire for tourists to travel. A company ... Read More

U.S. Justice Corrupted? B737 Max Victims had no chance against Boeing

Juergen T Steinmetz- July 20, 2021 0

How would one call if a prosecutor in a high profile criminal case against a giant company (Boeing) joins the law firm that defended her ... Read More

Uganda Tourism Welcomes Reappointment of Tourism Ministry Permanent Secretary

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- July 19, 2021 0

In the latest reshuffle of Permanent Secretaries by Uganda President Yoweri Museveni, the tourism fraternity has welcomed the reappointment of Mrs. Doreen Katusiime as Permanent ... Read More

Transfer in Doha, Abu Dhabi, Dubai: Airline Passengers choice is clear

Juergen T Steinmetz- July 18, 2021 0

Qatar with its airport hub Doha Hamad International went through impossible times during the blockade by the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Bahrhain. With a ... Read More

MICE Business relaunches in Guam with vaccination included

Juergen T Steinmetz- July 18, 2021 0

There is hardly a better place in the world to conduct a conference when the reward is to get vaccinated. Guam gets it and welcomed ... Read More

America’s Great Hotels During the Golden Age of the Picture Post Card

Stanley Turkel CMHS July 18, 2021 0

In February 2000, there was a unique exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York: “Walker Evans and the Picture Postcard.” Evans was ... Read More

Vision, Power, Money: The Africa Tourism Recovery Declaration is signed

Juergen T Steinmetz- July 16, 2021 0

Yesterday was a good day for Najib Balala, the Secretary of Tourism in Kenya. It was a good day for African Tourism. The Africa Tourism ... Read More

IATO Execs Face to Face with India Government

Anil Mathur - eTN India- July 16, 2021 0

Today, Mr. Rajiv Mehra, President, and Mr. Pronab Sarkar, Immediate Past President, of the Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO), the national apex body of ... Read More

Global Tourism Resilience & Crisis Management Centre in Jamaica and Kenya Sign MOU

eturbonews- July 16, 2021 0

Jamaica Minister of Tourism and Co-Chair of the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRCMC), Hon. Edmund Bartlett, and Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of ... Read More

Bahamas Tourism Charting New Course

eturbonews- July 16, 2021 0

Under the theme “Charting a New Course in the Future Development of Global Tourism – Forward, Upward, Onward, Together,” top executives of the Bahamas Tourism ... Read More

What Destination Has the Most Polite Tourists?

eturbonews- July 14, 2021 0

When it comes to international travel, it is a long standing, and perhaps unfair, stereotype that American tourists are not the most polite tourists, having ... Read More

African Tourism Board condemns South African Lawlessness

Juergen T Steinmetz- July 14, 2021 0

The current situation in the Republic of South Africa is concerning. The worst violence in years broke out after the jailing of former RSA president ... Read More

UAE Embassy in Israel is a New Paradigm of Peace

eturbonews- July 14, 2021 0

Just a short time ago Israel was not even shown on official maps in the United Arab Emirates. Today the UAE opened its embassy in ... 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

World Tourism needs help, and Saudi Arabia is responding

Juergen T Steinmetz- July 13, 2021 0

The global tourism world and its leaders are shifting. Every country is fighting for its own survival in the times of the pandemic, while Saudi ... Read More

IMEX America Registration Shows Positive Surge

eturbonews- July 13, 2021 0

Just one month after registration went live for IMEX America in Las Vegas this November, hosted buyer demand is higher than it was at the ... Read More

Tourism Minister Meets Seychelles Hospitality and Tourism Association

eturbonews- July 13, 2021 0

The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Tourism, Sylvestre Radegonde, and the new Principal Secretary for Tourism, Mrs. Sherin Francis, have met with the board Seychelles ... Read More

Italy Tourism Relaunch: Emerging Post-Pandemic Hope

Mario Masciullo eTN Italy- July 9, 2021 0

The Tourist Consortium of Maratea in the Basilicata region of Southern Italy was made up of local authorities and parliamentarians of Lucanian origin, along with ... Read More

Italy Tourism Relaunch: Emerging Post-Pandemic Hope

Mario Masciullo eTN Italy- July 9, 2021 0

The Tourist Consortium of Maratea in the Basilicata region of Southern Italy was made up of local authorities and parliamentarians of Lucanian origin, along with ... Read More

Long COVID: How Czech Tourism is Dealing with Harmful Effects

eturbonews- July 9, 2021 0

Czech Tourism, in collaboration with the Czech health industry and spa association, shared new treatment packages that help people recover from Long COVID at a ... Read More