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Category: Travel Safety & Emergencies

6 people rescued, 13 still missing in Louisiana ship disaster

eturbonews- April 14, 2021 0

Large commercial ship capsizes off the coast of Louisiana - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

Turkish Airlines resumes flights to Seychelles

eturbonews- April 13, 2021 0

Turkish Airlines has announced that it will be resuming regular flights to the Seychelles islands from its home base, Istanbul Airport from Friday, April 23, ... Read More

Russia restricts passenger flights to Turkey, suspends Tanzania flights

eturbonews- April 13, 2021 0

The move is taken in view of the threat of the new coronavirus strain, says Kremlin - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

Anguilla updates public health protocols for visitors

eturbonews- April 13, 2021 0

Application fees and stay-in-place requirements to be reduced for fully-vaccinated persons. - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

Despite COVID vaccine India travelers seeking safe domestic destinations

Anil Mathur - eTN India- April 12, 2021 0

A new online survey conducted by Noor Mahal took a deep dive into India’s travel and hospitality patterns in recent times. - eTurboNews | Trends ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister announces Montego Bay Convention Centre COVID-19 vaccination site

eturbonews- April 12, 2021 0

Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, is expressing satisfaction with the build out of the Montego Bay Convention Centre (MBCC) as a COVID-19 vaccination ... Read More

Bangladesh, the next COVID victim, suspends all international flights

eturbonews- April 12, 2021 0

Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh has suspended operation of around 500 international flights, scheduled to operate to and from Dhaka in a week from April ... Read More

Taiwan’s new Commuter Train has a little touch of Germany with TUV Rheinland

Juergen T Steinmetz- April 11, 2021 0

Pregnant women in Taiwan can use the Pink Light Transmitter to trigger the light and remind a non-priority occupant to give up the seat. This ... Read More

Shots Fired in Hawaii Hotel: Gunman at Kahala Resort in Honolulu

Juergen T Steinmetz- April 10, 2021 0

Despite COVID-19 the Aloha State of Hawaii has been experiencing record arrivals from US Visitors. Today not only visitors, but terror came back to Honolulu. ... Read More

Shots Fired inside Hawaii Hotel: Gunman at Kahala Hotel & Resort in Honolulu

Juergen T Steinmetz- April 10, 2021 0

Despite COVID-19 the Aloha State of Hawaii has been experiencing record arrivals from US Visitors. Today not only visitors, but terror came back to Honolulu. ... Read More

Thailand entertainment places shut down due to COVID-19 variant

eturbonews- April 10, 2021 0

A COVID-19 variant is exploding across Thailand, shutting down entertainment venues and causing massive hotel cancellations. - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

Hawaii Governor opens travel for fully-vaccinated passengers

eturbonews- April 10, 2021 0

First it was COVID testing that allowed Hawaii to set parameters for tourists and others to travel to and from Hawaii. Soon it will be ... Read More

Is Hawaiian Culture a Commodity to be horse traded through tourism?

Juergen T Steinmetz- April 9, 2021 0

Hawaii is again recording a record increase in visitor arrivals despite the ongoing pandemic, but Hawaii Tourism Chief Jon de Fries has additional worries. He ... Read More

Long-awaited vacations motivate vaccinations

eturbonews- April 9, 2021 0

The COVID-19 coronavirus has mutated, and unfortunately the third wave that attacked the world turned out to be much stronger than expected. - eTurboNews | ... Read More

What ETOA says about new UK travel rules and the Global Travel Taskforce

eturbonews- April 9, 2021 0

Today, April 9, 2021, UK Secretary of State for Transport set out a framework to chart the safe return of international travel via an announcement ... Read More

In tears, Saint Vincent Prime Minister orders evacuation after volcano exploded: I love the Caribbean islands

Juergen T Steinmetz- April 9, 2021 0

This is not a drill! Rescue workers shout with sirens in the background when the people of St. Vincent are ordered to leave their homes, ... Read More

Airlines ground 737 MAX jets after Boeing warns of new potential issue

eturbonews- April 9, 2021 0

United Airlines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines pulled dozens of their 737 MAX jets out of service - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

Caribbean island of St. Vincent evacuated after volcanic eruption

eturbonews- April 9, 2021 0

St. Lucia and Grenada, as well as Barbados and Antigua have agreed to take refugees from St. Vincent - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News ... Read More

Updated Guidelines for a Thai Visa or to Enter Thailand

Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2021 0

Planning to visit Thailand? The following Policies for foreign travelers to enter the Kingdom of Thailand had been updated as of 1 April 2021 - ... Read More

Thailand Songkran holiday: No quarantine or lockdown

eturbonews- April 7, 2021 0

The Thailand Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul said people do not travel home during the Songkran holiday for fun and drinking. - eTurboNews | Trends ... Read More

Kenya Airways last London flight

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 7, 2021 0

Kenya Airways is flying its last flight to the United Kingdom today, setting itself to beat the travel advisory deadline taking effect this Friday. - ... Read More

EU Vaccine Scandal has three big winners: San Marino, Russia, and Sputnik

Juergen T Steinmetz- April 7, 2021 0

The Republic of San Marino just became a global player in Russian Western politics, and it's about vaccinating the citizens of this country going against ... Read More

How useful are travel bubbles?

eturbonews- April 6, 2021 0

Many countries are dutifully working on setting up travel bubbles with other nations especially with vaccinated people in mind. - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel ... Read More

Resumption of cruise ship calls in Seychelles

eturbonews- April 6, 2021 0

In a meeting held on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, Cabinet discussed the resumption of cruise ship calls in Seychelles. - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel ... Read More

Can the planet wait for COVID immunity in Africa?

eturbonews- April 5, 2021 0

Why should we want to go to the moon or Mars, if we already have many different planets on Earth? - eTurboNews | Trends | ... Read More

26 people killed in Bangladesh ferry disaster

eturbonews- April 5, 2021 0

Overcrowded ferry sinks in Bangladesh killing dozens - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

COVID-19 vaccine side effects: The need for a dedicated information website

eturbonews- April 5, 2021 0

Human body organs are correlated to each other, and unexpected effects of a medicine may occur. It has happened that common medicines which used to ... Read More

Record Tourism in Hawaii is the new unexpected normal: Don’t tell anyone!

Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2021 0

After one year of silence the Hawaii Tourism Authority will be answering questions on an upcoming World Tourism Network Zoom call on April 7. The ... Read More

Tourism after COVID: A bitter-sweet reality revealed by WTN co-chair Dr. Taleb Rifai

Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2021 0

Tourism business will not just go back to normal. Dr. Taleb Rifai, former UNWTO Secretary - General has a strong vision on how he sees ... Read More

Cox’s Bazar tourist hubs ordered shutdown amid COVID surge

eturbonews- April 2, 2021 0

The Cox’s Bazar district administration has ordered closure of all tourist attractions in the beach town in the face of a new wave of coronavirus ... Read More