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Rebuilding Travel and tourism after the COVID-19 epidemic. Updates as they come in.

Getting Beyond COVID-19: Press Releases are Not the Answer
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Getting Beyond COVID-19: Press Releases are Not the Answer

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- July 16, 2020

Barriers to a reboot of the hotel, travel and tourism industry grow daily. Why? Perhaps the industry cannot gain traction ... Read More

Official Statement from Turks and Caicos Tourism Minister
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Official Statement from Turks and Caicos Tourism Minister

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 16, 2020

Honorable Ralph Higgs, Minister of Tourism for the Turks and Caicos Islands, announced an update to travel requirements to the ... Read More

OTDYKH Leisure 2020 Moscow will take place as scheduled
Breaking Travel News

OTDYKH Leisure 2020 Moscow will take place as scheduled

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 16, 2020

The OTDYKH Expo announced that the OTDYKH Leisure Fair 2020 will go ahead as planned from September 8-10. Event organizers ... Read More

Jamaica South Coast Open to Tourists
Travel Destination

Jamaica South Coast Open to Tourists

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 15, 2020

The Jamaica South Coast is now open to tourists following the launch of a South Coast Resilient Corridor, which runs ... Read More

Disneyland Paris and Eiffel Tower’s top floor re-open to visitors
France Travel News

Disneyland Paris and Eiffel Tower’s top floor re-open to visitors

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 15, 2020

Partial re-opening of Disneyland Paris theme park to the public and the opening up of the top floor of the ... Read More

Thai tourist companies create health & safety standards ahead of tourism restart
Breaking Travel News

Thai tourist companies create health & safety standards ahead of tourism restart

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 15, 2020

As the world has seen the almost complete halt of travel due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the DMC community in ... Read More

Budapest Airport: Accelerated re-growth of passenger traffic
Airport news

Budapest Airport: Accelerated re-growth of passenger traffic

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 15, 2020

As passenger figures at Budapest Airport begin to grow week by week, the airline development team have reason to celebrate ... Read More

Hyatt, Marriott, Bookings.com are fake media for Hawaii hotel bookings
Hawaii Travel News

Hyatt, Marriott, Bookings.com are fake media for Hawaii hotel bookings

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 15, 2020

The travel and tourism industry is on life support. Even giant companies are struggling to keep the light on. Hundreds ... Read More

Sandals Foundation and Sweet Water Providing COVID-19 Counseling
Responsible Tourism News

Sandals Foundation and Sweet Water Providing COVID-19 Counseling

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 15, 2020

Persons struggling to cope with COVID-19 related issues can now seek online help at the Sweet Water Foundation. The helpline ... Read More

Turkish Airlines returning to Russia
Airline News

Turkish Airlines returning to Russia

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 15, 2020

Turkish Airlines, the national flag carrier airline of Turkey, announced that is is planning to resume flights to six cities ... Read More

International Nightlife Association fights to keep nightlife in Barcelona Beachfront
Cultural Travel News

International Nightlife Association fights to keep nightlife in Barcelona Beachfront

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 14, 2020

While nightlife in Spain is slowly returning after being closed for over 3 months, some nightlife venues in Barcelona have ... Read More

UNWTO seeks to further tourism’s contribution to sustainable development
Responsible Tourism News

UNWTO seeks to further tourism’s contribution to sustainable development

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 14, 2020

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has announced the launch of a new Startup Competition as it looks to identify innovators ... Read More

Americans still hope to travel overseas this year
USA Travel News

Americans still hope to travel overseas this year

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 14, 2020

While the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to greatly impact travel in the United States and throughout the world, ... Read More

Delta Air Lines: COVID-19 pandemic has truly staggering impact on business
Airline News

Delta Air Lines: COVID-19 pandemic has truly staggering impact on business

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 14, 2020

Delta Air Lines today reported financial results for the June quarter 2020 and outlined its continued response to the COVID-19 ... Read More

Emirates to expand its network to 58 cities by mid-August
Airline News

Emirates to expand its network to 58 cities by mid-August

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 14, 2020

  Dubai's Emirates airline has announced that it will expand its network to 58 cities by mid-August, including 20 destinations ... Read More

The Bahamas Announces Travel Requirements
Breaking Travel News

The Bahamas Announces Travel Requirements

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 14, 2020

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation has issued clear guidelines for those wishing to visit. Step by step, here ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority on Governor Maintaining Mandatory Quarantine
Breaking Travel News

Hawaii Tourism Authority on Governor Maintaining Mandatory Quarantine

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 14, 2020

Hawaii Governor David Ige announced this afternoon that after meeting with the 4 county mayors and officials from the Department ... Read More

Canada’s WestJet expands August schedule, updates July flying
Airline News

Canada’s WestJet expands August schedule, updates July flying

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 13, 2020

WestJet today released its updated August schedule featuring more than 200 daily flights to 48 destinations across Canada, the United ... Read More

Heathrow: Government must act faster to protect jobs and unlock growth
Travel News

Heathrow: Government must act faster to protect jobs and unlock growth

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 13, 2020

COVID-19 continues to weigh on travel demand, with a drop in passenger numbers of over 95% compared to the start ... Read More

California Shutting Back Down Due to COVID-19 Spike
Travel Safety & Emergencies

California Shutting Back Down Due to COVID-19 Spike

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 13, 2020

Noting an alarming spike in coronavirus cases across the State of California, Governor Newsom today dimmed the economic reopening switch ... Read More

Centara offers sneak preview of Centra by Centara Cha Am Beach Resort Hua Hin
Hotel & Resort News

Centara offers sneak preview of Centra by Centara Cha Am Beach Resort Hua Hin

editor editor- July 13, 2020

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, releases first details of its debut hotel in Cha-Am – Centra by ... Read More

Lisbon’s ‘Renda Segura’ program could be problematic for Airbnb if successful
Hospitality Industry News

Lisbon’s ‘Renda Segura’ program could be problematic for Airbnb if successful

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 13, 2020

Following the recent announcement from Lisbon’s Mayor pledging to ‘get rid of Airbnb’ once the coronavirus pandemic is over by ... Read More

UNWTO: Safe and responsible restart of tourism on the Canary Islands
Breaking Travel News

UNWTO: Safe and responsible restart of tourism on the Canary Islands

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 13, 2020

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has paid an official visit to the Canary Islands to recognize the ... Read More

Digital hygiene label for global hotel industry launched
Travel Technology News

Digital hygiene label for global hotel industry launched

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 13, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has hit the tourism industry hard, almost bringing it to a complete standstill. Hotels, guests, and tour ... Read More

US DOT urged to issue mandatory COVID-19 airline safety standards
Airline News

US DOT urged to issue mandatory COVID-19 airline safety standards

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 13, 2020

Consumer Reports is calling on US Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to issue mandatory, enforceable health and safety standards ... Read More

Iconic New York City landmark prepares to re-open with new protocols
Breaking Travel News

Iconic New York City landmark prepares to re-open with new protocols

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 13, 2020

The Empire State Building (ESB) today announced the recall of its employees for training in the new protocols and processes ... Read More

Be Inspired: Morocco COVID-19 low but extends emergency
Breaking Travel News

Be Inspired: Morocco COVID-19 low but extends emergency

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 13, 2020

Morocco extended on Thursday an emergency decree until Aug. 10? in response to the coronavirus outbreak.? Domestic travel has resumed, ... Read More

Thailand MICE: Tourism Students Shine at Contest
Breaking Travel News

Thailand MICE: Tourism Students Shine at Contest

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- July 11, 2020

Students from Assumption University's MSME Business School returned victorious from the 2020 Thailand MICE Youth Challenge competition held July 9, ... Read More

India Aims to Develop Film Tourism and Wellness
Breaking Travel News

India Aims to Develop Film Tourism and Wellness

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 11, 2020

Mr. Prahlad Singh Patel, Minister of State for Tourism and Culture (IC), Government of India, said that the Archaeological Survey ... Read More

Caribbean Airlines now requires passengers to wear face masks
Airline News

Caribbean Airlines now requires passengers to wear face masks

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 11, 2020

Caribbean Airlines is committed to protecting the safety and well-being of our customers and employees in response to the COVID-19 ... Read More

Tobago tourism stakeholders collaborate to reinforce destination safety
Trinidad and Tobago travel news

Tobago tourism stakeholders collaborate to reinforce destination safety

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 11, 2020

The Tobago Tourism Agency Limited (TTAL) is steadfastly preparing the island for increased tourism activity and the eventual opening of ... Read More

Grenada announces phased approach to re-opening its borders
Grenada travel news

Grenada announces phased approach to re-opening its borders

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 11, 2020

The Government of Grenada has announced a phased approach to the reopening of its borders, promoting a smooth, systematic and ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines resumes flights to Cameroon
Airline News

Ethiopian Airlines resumes flights to Cameroon

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 11, 2020

Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s largest airline is resuming service to Duala and Yaoundé asof July 13, 2020. The service will initially ... Read More

German Travel Warnings for Tanzania, Seychelles, Mauritius, and Namibia challenged
Breaking Travel News

German Travel Warnings for Tanzania, Seychelles, Mauritius, and Namibia challenged

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 11, 2020

In Germany, two tour operators specialists in travel to Africa have filed a legal action at the Berlin Administrative Court ... Read More

A New Italy
Breaking Travel News

A New Italy

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- July 11, 2020

When passing the Swiss/Italian border in Chiasso, on one side there was the Swiss Police without masks but within only ... Read More

Australia limits number of citizens allowed to return from overseas each week
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

Australia limits number of citizens allowed to return from overseas each week

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 10, 2020

As Australia struggles to contain a COVID-19 outbreak in its second most populous city, the country's Prime Minister Scott Morrison ... Read More

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