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Category: Travel Associations News

US Senate urged to hold hearings on airlines’ use of COVID bailout funds

eturbonews- September 2, 2021 0

US airlines received over $79 billion in bailout money across three COVID-related bills in 2020-2021 to help them, their employees, and the air travel industry ... Read More

US Travel: EU travel restriction disappointing

eturbonews- August 30, 2021 0

Travel is a crucial component of the global economy and will be necessary for a full recovery from the economic devastation of the pandemic. - ... Read More

Barbados tourism rebounds with record July arrivals

eturbonews- August 23, 2021 0

Barbados has, and continues to weather this COVID-19 storm, but while this period has been difficult for the industry, the BTMI is so pleased to ... Read More

North Queensland Tourism job losses to escalate by Christmas

eturbonews- August 23, 2021 0

The region grew its workforce across the entire supply chain ready for a busy winter, but now these new recruits, including more than 200 from the ... Read More

European transport union demands minimum working standards within Lufthansa

eturbonews- August 20, 2021 0

Crucially, both workers and employers need to come out of this crisis together, and therefore we must engage in social dialogue early to ensure the ... Read More

Blocking airline funds threatens industry recovery

eturbonews- August 19, 2021 0

Approximately $963 million in airline funds are being blocked from repatriation in nearly 20 countries. - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Read More

The impact of the fall of Afghanistan on the world Travel and Tourism industry

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- August 18, 2021 0

The World Tourism Network is concerned about the current situation in Afghanistan. WTN President Dr. Peter Tarlow is the first global travel association leader giving ... Read More

The New President of Zambia, Hichilema, loves Tourism: African Tourism Board is ready to engage

Juergen T Steinmetz- August 15, 2021 0

3 days ago eTurboNews predicted Hakainde Hichilema to become the new president of Zambia. This is now officially confirmed. The electoral commission awarded Hichilema 2,810,777 ... Read More

There is no reason to travel to Hawaii now! Visit another time!

Juergen T Steinmetz- August 13, 2021 0

Did you book a vacation to Hawaii? You may want to urgently reconsider. The Aloha State is facing a Hurricane of new COVID - 19 ... Read More

India and Germany Bilateral Tourism Agreement Signed

Anil Mathur - eTN India- August 12, 2021 0

India and Germany have signed a bilateral tourism agreement via the Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO) and Deutscher Reiseverband e.V., (DRV) German Travel Association ... Read More

Biden Administration Urged to Speed Up US Reopening

eturbonews- August 5, 2021 0

Every week that travel bans on the UK, EU, and Canada remain in place, our economy loses $1.5 billion in spending, which would support 10,000 ... Read More

Caribbean Tourism Guardedly Optimistic About Summer Travel

eturbonews- July 23, 2021 0

Data from Caribbean Tourism Organization member countries suggest reversal of slide which began at the end of March 2020. - eTurboNews | Travel News 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

Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau Announces New President and CEO

eturbonews- July 19, 2021 0

David Whitaker has been appointed the next President & CEO of the destination marketing organization for Greater Miami and Miami Beach. - 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

Statement of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission on the situation in South Africa

eturbonews- July 14, 2021 0

Moussa Faki Mahamat condemns in the strongest terms the surge of violence in Kwazulu-Natal, Gauteng and other parts of South Africa. - eTurboNews | Travel ... Read More

IATA Urges States to Follow WHO Guidance on International Travel

eturbonews- July 14, 2021 0

WHO guidance recommends a “risk-based approach” to implementing measures related to COVID-19 and international travel. - 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

Russian Convention Bureau Announces New CEO

eturbonews- July 12, 2021 0

Sagid Zaremukov faces the tasks of further developing the activities of the association and intra-industry cooperation, promoting the event potential of the country and its ... Read More

New India Tourism Minister giving industry hope

Anil Mathur - eTN India- July 8, 2021 0

A cabinet reorganization by India Prime Minister N. Modi yesterday has sent some signals, however symbolic, that tourism and aviation, both in the doldrums, may ... Read More

Qatar Airways joins IATA’s Turbulence Aware Platform

eturbonews- July 8, 2021 0

Qatar Airways was the first Middle Eastern airline to participate in the Turbulence Aware initiative when it was launched as a pilot project in December ... Read More

Lifting restrictions on international travel to USA urged

eturbonews- July 7, 2021 0

For each week that travel restrictions remain in place, the U.S. economy is losing $1.5 billion in spending just from Canada, the European Union, and ... Read More

Port Moresby Declaration on Regional Aviation Safety and Security endorsed

Juergen T Steinmetz- July 6, 2021 0

The Pacific region faces challenges building and maintaining a safe, secure, resilient reliable, efficient, environmentally sustainable, and economically viable civil aviation system. These include compliance ... Read More

United Federation of Travel Agents Association reveals new Board

Anil Mathur - eTN India- July 6, 2021 0

The United Federation of Travel Agents Association in India held its Annual General Assembly (AGA) – Virtual, on June 28, 2021, which elected a new ... Read More

India United Federation of Travel Agents Association reveals new Board

Anil Mathur - eTN India- July 6, 2021 0

The United Federation of Travel Agents Association in India held its Annual General Assembly (AGA) – Virtual, on June 28, 2021, which elected a new ... Read More

Naples, Marco Island and Everglades CVB Executive Director stepping down

eturbonews- June 30, 2021 0

Jack Wert, the well-known figurehead of Collier County’s Tourism Division has announced plans to retire from his post, effective September 30, 2021. | Naples, Marco ... 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

Skål Asia President: Meet candidate Andrew J. Wood

eturbonews- June 29, 2021 0

Skål Asia Vice President Andrew J. Wood today announced he is to run for election for President in the 2021-2023 Skål Asia elections which takes ... Read More

Saudia, Emirates, Etihad Airways flights to Jamaica – a Tourism Revolution?

Juergen T Steinmetz- June 27, 2021 0

A tourism revolution is in the making with new possible flights to Jamaica. Flights from Dubai to Montego Bay or Kingston on Emirates, from Abu ... Read More

SKAL Rome has a new Executive Committee

Mario Masciullo eTN Italy- June 26, 2021 0

Skal International is the truly global club for Travel Industry Professionals. Skal International is a worldwide movement that links the movers and shakers of the ... Read More