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Category: Travel Safety & Emergencies

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

137 Russian tourists quarantined in Cuba after testing positive for COVID-19

eturbonews- July 5, 2021 0

The majority of Russian tourists being isolated over suspected COVID-19 infection show no symptoms, and they have allegedly been vaccinated in Russia prior to their ... Read More

Philippines plane crash death toll rises to 52

eturbonews- July 5, 2021 0

The military plane was carrying newly-trained army personnel when it crashed and burst into flames after overshooting the runway around 11:30 a.m. local time on ... Read More

20 Eswatini Stakeholders present a Wishlist to SADC Ministers for a peaceful solution

Juergen T Steinmetz- July 4, 2021 0

Violent and deadly unrest in Eswatini prompted the Southern African Development Community (SADC) to meet with the Government and 20 key stakeholders in the current ... Read More

Eswatini Army in charge while SADC talks could be a sham

Juergen T Steinmetz- July 4, 2021 0

The Eswatini Army may have taken over and is most likely stopping all protests, also those with peaceful grievances. The situation is currently calm, but ... Read More

Planning a Carnival Cruise from Florida Port Miami in 2021?

Juergen T Steinmetz- July 4, 2021 0

Going on a Carnival Cruise from Port Miami usually marks the beginning of a great vacation for many Americans. "We are so happy to be ... 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

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

Saint Lucia update on Hurricane Elsa

eturbonews- July 3, 2021 0

On Friday, July 2, Category 1 Hurricane Elsa passed the island of Saint Lucia. Assessments to ascertain the level of impact across the island have ... Read More

Indonesian tourist paradise Bali goes into severe emergency lockdown

eturbonews- July 3, 2021 0

Indonesia is currently facing one of Asia’s worst coronavirus outbreaks, tallying more than 20,000 cases each day in recent weeks. | Indonesian tourist paradise Bali ... Read More

Eswatini Agrees to Talk Finally

Juergen T Steinmetz- July 2, 2021 0

Dozens of people killed, businesses and government buildings destroyed, fear of life by police and citizens. Everyone now agrees the solution is to talk. | ... Read More

Eswatini Talks Agreed by all

Juergen T Steinmetz- July 2, 2021 0

Dozens of people killed, businesses and government buildings destroyed, fear of life by police and citizens. Everyone now agrees the solution is to talk. | ... Read More

COVID-19 Delta Variant surging across the globe

eturbonews- July 2, 2021 0

Go to a location where vaccinations are not so high, and you are likely to be looking at a place where the COVID-19 Delta Variant ... Read More

Boeing 737 jet makes emergency WATER landing in Hawaii

eturbonews- July 2, 2021 0

Transair Boeing 737 cargo jet was "attempting to return to Honolulu when the pilots were forced to land the aircraft in the water." | Boeing ... Read More

17 people wounded in Los Angeles bomb truck explosion

eturbonews- July 1, 2021 0

The explosion rocked the neighborhood, overturning nearby cars, shattering glass and damaging homes as it sent a large plume of smoke up in the air. ... Read More

Princess Cruises Australia: No longer going down under this year

eturbonews- June 30, 2021 0

Princess Cruises just announced the cancellation of its Australia cruise holidays through December of this year. This comes after so many previous cruises have already ... 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

Americans warned against all travel to Russia

eturbonews- June 29, 2021 0

A new US travel advisory, issued on Monday, gives Russia the same danger categorization as Afghanistan, Uganda and Syria. | Americans warned against all travel ... 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

Huge fire and explosion: London’s Elephant and Castle rail station evacuated

eturbonews- June 28, 2021 0

The blaze has engulfed three commercial units underneath the railway arches of the station, as well as four cars and a telephone box. | Huge ... Read More

Royal Caribbean full speed ahead even after two children caught COVID-19 on a cruise

Juergen T Steinmetz- June 26, 2021 0

Royal Caribbean Group, together with local officials, commemorated an important milestone on the cruise company's journey to resume operations with its state-of-the-art, luxury ship, Celebrity ... Read More

Australia’s largest city goes into complete two-week lockdown

eturbonews- June 26, 2021 0

More than a million people in Sydney downtown area, as well as nearby suburbs, were already put under lockdown on Friday, but officials decided that ... Read More

Delta variant spreading in Hawaii as 30,000 travelers arrive daily at state airports

Juergen T Steinmetz- June 25, 2021 0

30,000 visitors or more are arriving in Hawaii on some days, while the Delta variant of the COVID-19 virus becomes a concern for the Hawaii ... Read More

Delta Variant Spreading in Hawaii as 30000 Travelers Arrive Daily State Airports

Juergen T Steinmetz- June 25, 2021 0

30,000 visitors or more are arriving in Hawaii on some days, while the Delta variant of the COVID-19 virus becomes a concern for the Hawaii ... Read More

A Bright Future for Seychelles Tourism was reset today restarting September 1

Juergen T Steinmetz- June 25, 2021 0

The Future for Seychelles Tourism was set today with a brand new structure and appointments. Seychelles recognized the importance of its travel and tourism industry, ... Read More

Traveling to Hawaii when vaccinated: New rules

eturbonews- June 24, 2021 0

Effective July 8, individuals traveling in the US domestically to Hawaii can bypass pre-travel testing rules and quarantine if they are fully vaccinated. Traveling to ... Read More

Powerful tornado destroys villages, injures hundreds in Czech Republic

eturbonews- June 24, 2021 0

Over 150 people have been reported injured, while “hundreds” of police and first responders have been dispatched to southern Moravia. Powerful tornado destroys villages, injures ... Read More

1 person killed, 51 missing in Miami condo collapse

eturbonews- June 24, 2021 0

Surfside Mayor Charles Burkett confirmed that at least one person was killed and 10 were injured. 1 person killed, 51 missing in Miami condo collapse Read More

India travel and tourism facing urgent economic crisis

Anil Mathur - eTN India- June 23, 2021 0

The effect of the pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the lives and livelihood of India travel and tourism as well as hospitality for the ... Read More

Israel sets a new alarming trend in closing tourism for vaccinated travelers

Juergen T Steinmetz- June 23, 2021 0

Israel has been almost fully vaccinated. International Tourism was about to start on July 1. New finding related to the dangerous Delta variant of the ... Read More