Category: Travel Safety & Emergencies

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Thailand Travel Restrictions: What can we expect next?
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Thailand Travel Restrictions: What can we expect next?

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- June 28, 2020

Right at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, I was absolutely sure people will only travel again if they feel ... Read More

EU re-opens borders to visitors from 18 countries, US and Russia not on the list
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EU re-opens borders to visitors from 18 countries, US and Russia not on the list

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 27, 2020

According to diplomatic sources, EU Committee of Permanent Representatives yesterday approved a draft list of 18 countries, to whom the ... Read More

No mask, no dice: Mandatory masks on for Las Vegas
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No mask, no dice: Mandatory masks on for Las Vegas

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 27, 2020

Vegas has always been – and will continue to be – a destination that represents adult freedom and the perfect ... Read More

‘Coronavirus-free’ Montenegro re-instates restriction after new COVID-19 spike
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‘Coronavirus-free’ Montenegro re-instates restriction after new COVID-19 spike

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 27, 2020

Montenegro, a picturesque Balkan country, popular with foreign tourists and famous for its rugged mountains, medieval villages and a narrow ... Read More

US outraged about EU travel ban against Americans
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US outraged about EU travel ban against Americans

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 26, 2020

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued the following statement in response ... Read More

Is an LGBT lifestyle really satanic?
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Is an LGBT lifestyle really satanic?

George Taylor George Taylor- June 26, 2020

The Kingdom of Eswatini is a beautiful country with very conservative values and was formerly known as Swaziland. In Eswatini, ... Read More

Guam postpones reopening of travel for Japan, South Korea & Taiwan
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Guam postpones reopening of travel for Japan, South Korea & Taiwan

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 26, 2020

Prioritizing the safety of island residents and travelers, the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) has announced that the reopening of travel ... Read More

US airlines pledge refunds for passengers denied boarding by airport temperature checks
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US airlines pledge refunds for passengers denied boarding by airport temperature checks

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 26, 2020

Today, Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for U.S. airlines, announced that its member carriers will voluntarily pledge ... Read More

US Travel does not like NY, NJ, CT new quarantine policy
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US Travel does not like NY, NJ, CT new quarantine policy

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 25, 2020

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued the following statement on the ... Read More

UAE is Sterilized and People are Free to Move
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UAE is Sterilized and People are Free to Move

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 25, 2020

The UAE is sterilized after having completed its national sterilization program and lifted all movement restrictions effective Wednesday. This means ... Read More

IATA proposes alternatives to COVID-19 qarantine
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IATA proposes alternatives to COVID-19 qarantine

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 24, 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged governments to avoid quarantine measures when re-opening their economies. IATA is promoting a ... Read More

Tourism industry’s new campaign promotes Guam as a safe destination for visitor
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Tourism industry’s new campaign promotes Guam as a safe destination for visitor

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 24, 2020

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) has launched a new online campaign designed to reassure incoming visitors that Guam is a ... Read More

COVID-19 prevention measures in full effect at St. Maarten’s airport
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COVID-19 prevention measures in full effect at St. Maarten’s airport

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 23, 2020

Continuing on a wave of proactive and emergency responsiveness to combat the invasive Novel Corona virus (COVID-19) is the workforce ... Read More

New Belize visitor tests positive for COVID-19
Belize travel news

New Belize visitor tests positive for COVID-19

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 23, 2020

The following COVID-19 update was issued by the office of Belize Director of Health Services: Given that we had an ... Read More

Jamaica’s workforce training program to bolster tourism recovery
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Jamaica’s workforce training program to bolster tourism recovery

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 23, 2020

Jamaica’s workforce training program is being hailed as a resounding success. The free online programs?offered by the Jamaica Centre for ... Read More

Iceland: Ready for your arrival when you are
Iceland travel news

Iceland: Ready for your arrival when you are

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 23, 2020

As of June 15th the EU/EEA, EFTA and UK residents have begun to travel to Iceland. A travel restriction release ... Read More

Huge earthquake rocks southern Mexico
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Huge earthquake rocks southern Mexico

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 23, 2020

A powerful earthquake has rocked the Mexican state of Oaxaca, rattling buildings in the country’s capital more than 200 kilometers ... Read More

Airbus Foundation completes COVID-19 and Ebola relief flight
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Airbus Foundation completes COVID-19 and Ebola relief flight

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 23, 2020

The Airbus Foundation together with the French Red Cross (FRC) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent ... Read More

WTTC launches Safe Travels protocols for attractions, car hire and short-term rental
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WTTC launches Safe Travels protocols for attractions, car hire and short-term rental

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 23, 2020

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is rebuilding travel.  The London based tourism organizations with some of the largest ... Read More

Africa Hotel Development Ruined by COVID-19 outbreak
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Africa Hotel Development Ruined by COVID-19 outbreak

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- June 23, 2020

Counted an important and leading service facility for African tourism, Africa hotel development has been devastated by the outbreak of ... Read More

Nevis Mango Festival 2020 Launches Virtual Event
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Nevis Mango Festival 2020 Launches Virtual Event

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 23, 2020

The Nevis Tourism Authority (NTA) is pleased to announce? that this year’s annual Nevis Mango Festival 2020 will be held ... Read More

ACLU concerned about facial recognition technology use at Hawaii airports
Hawaii Travel News

ACLU concerned about facial recognition technology use at Hawaii airports

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 22, 2020

The ACLU of Hawaii Foundation (ACLU of Hawaii) writes with serious constitutional, civil rights, and privacy concerns about the announcement ... Read More

Belize issues new protocols & guidelines for hotels and restaurants
Belize travel news

Belize issues new protocols & guidelines for hotels and restaurants

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 22, 2020

As Belize's tourism industry prepares for reopening, the health, safety, and well-being of the industry, its employees, the wider Belizean ... Read More

OTDYKH New Interview Series Launches
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OTDYKH New Interview Series Launches

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 22, 2020

OTDYKH Leisure team launches new interview series with heads of international tourism boards on their experience, forecasts, recent updates, and ... Read More

Florida Keys Tourism: Welcome back and bring a mask
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Florida Keys Tourism: Welcome back and bring a mask

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 22, 2020

The Florida Keys & Key West reopened to visitors June 1, with officials urging everyone to take personal health actions ... Read More

UNWTO: Need for responsibility, safety and security as travel restrictions are lifted
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UNWTO: Need for responsibility, safety and security as travel restrictions are lifted

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 22, 2020

As tourism slowly restarts in an increasing number of countries, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has released new data measuring ... Read More

Dubai Tourism reopens: Exact Information for Dubai visitors and residents
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Dubai Tourism reopens: Exact Information for Dubai visitors and residents

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 21, 2020

We will see you soon is the message on the official Dubai Tourism information website visitdubai.com Soon is now defined ... Read More

Coronavirus? Spain decides to save EU Tourism and reopens
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Coronavirus? Spain decides to save EU Tourism and reopens

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 21, 2020

Forget Coronavirus, let's save tourism and the economy, maybe the incentive behind Spanish officials reopening their country to tourists from ... Read More

Earthquake in Northern Iceland
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Earthquake in Northern Iceland

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 21, 2020

A remote region in Northern Iceland was surprised by a strong 6.0 Earthquake on Sunday night. The quake was measured ... Read More

Switzerland to end COVID-19 restrictions next week
Switzerland travel news

Switzerland to end COVID-19 restrictions next week

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 20, 2020

Swiss government announced that most of COVID-19 restrictions? will end next week and the events of up to 1,000 people ... Read More

Thailand and Hawaii set global trends for reopening tourism?
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Thailand and Hawaii set global trends for reopening tourism?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 20, 2020

There is no room in the current global COVID-19 crisis to not face reality. Mr. Thanet Supornsahasrungsi acting President of ... Read More

Barbados Prime Minister: Barbados tourism to reopen cautiously
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Barbados Prime Minister: Barbados tourism to reopen cautiously

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 19, 2020

All businesses in Barbados have been given the all clear to reopen on Monday, following the country’s restriction of various ... Read More

How to Stay Healthy While Traveling
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How to Stay Healthy While Traveling

editor editor- June 19, 2020

Traveling is such a unique experience that so many of us are craving right now, as a result of the ... Read More

World Health Organization Declares Anguilla COVID-19 Free
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World Health Organization Declares Anguilla COVID-19 Free

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 19, 2020

Anguilla is now officially categorized by the Word Health Organization (WHO) as having “no cases” of COVID19. As part of ... Read More

Beijing COVID-19 outbreak slowing China air travel recovery
Airline News

Beijing COVID-19 outbreak slowing China air travel recovery

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 19, 2020

A renewed spike in COVID-19 cases in Beijing is slowing the recovery of passenger jet operations in China, according to ... Read More

Ready to fly again? Voyage into the unknown
Airline News

Ready to fly again? Voyage into the unknown

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 19, 2020

It will be a while before smart people trust the airlines to have safety first over profits. Still, an?increasing number ... Read More

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