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ECPAT-USA report: Human Trafficking Laws for Lodging Industry
Human Rights News

ECPAT-USA report: Human Trafficking Laws for Lodging Industry

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 20, 2021

An updated ECPAT-USA report details laws in all 50 states and 23 US territories, counties, and cities for the lodging ... Read More

EU Aviation Safety Agency to clear return of Boeing 737 MAX next week
European travel news

EU Aviation Safety Agency to clear return of Boeing 737 MAX next week

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 19, 2021

Boeing 737 MAX was universally banned from taking to the skies after two deadly accidents in late 2018 and early ... Read More

Abu Dhabi Tourism targets 100% Go Safe-certified destination
United Arab Emirates Travel and Tourism News

Abu Dhabi Tourism targets 100% Go Safe-certified destination

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 19, 2021

DCT Abu Dhabi’s Go Safe campaign underpins Abu Dhabi’s efforts to safely reopen its attractions for domestic and international visitors Read More

Etihad Airways to offer IATA Travel Pass to its passengers
Airline News

Etihad Airways to offer IATA Travel Pass to its passengers

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 19, 2021

IATA Travel Pass will initially be offered to Etihad’s guests on selected flights from Abu Dhabi in the first quarter ... Read More

Emirates one of the first airlines to trial IATA Travel Pass
Airline News

Emirates one of the first airlines to trial IATA Travel Pass

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 19, 2021

IATA Travel Pass enables Emirates passengers to create a ‘digital passport’ to verify their pre-travel test or vaccination meets the ... Read More

British Airways most mentioned airline on Twitter in Q4 2020
Airline News

British Airways most mentioned airline on Twitter in Q4 2020

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 18, 2021

British flag carrier was the most mentioned airline among influencer conversations on Twitter in Fourth Quarter of 2020 Read More

Marriott International to open 100 hotels in Asia Pacific in 2021
Hotel & Resort News

Marriott International to open 100 hotels in Asia Pacific in 2021

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 18, 2021

Marriott International continues to strengthen its footprint, with several expected brand debuts across Asia Pacific Read More

India travel agents appeal for urgent vaccinated travelers protocol
India Travel News

India travel agents appeal for urgent vaccinated travelers protocol

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 16, 2021

The officers of the Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) are making an urgent appeal to the Minister of Civil ... Read More

Air France certified with COVID-19 Airline Safety Rating
Airline News

Air France certified with COVID-19 Airline Safety Rating

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 16, 2021

Air France rolls out the strictest health and hygiene measures both on the ground and on board to ensure a ... Read More

UNWTO set to bribe 34 Countries over Dinner, Georgia Style
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

UNWTO set to bribe 34 Countries over Dinner, Georgia Style

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 16, 2021

In a top-secret move by the World Tourism Organization, a dinner designed to bribe 34 countries was just added to ... Read More

Tourism will flourish: thanks to forgetfulness
rebuilding

Tourism will flourish: thanks to forgetfulness

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 16, 2021

Is the ability to forget the key to bringing back tourism? It is no secret that crises can severely affect ... Read More

UNWTO election of Secretary General
Business Travel News

UNWTO election of Secretary General

Galileo Violini Galileo Violini- January 15, 2021

The campaign for the UNWTO election of Secretary General (World Tourism Organization) is currently underway. Unfortunately, discussions linked to controversial ... Read More

WestJet announces retirement of Chief Operating Officer
Airline News

WestJet announces retirement of Chief Operating Officer

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 15, 2021

Captain Jeff Martin, WestJet Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer announces his retirement Read More

Italy and the election of UNWTO Secretary General
Breaking Travel News

Italy and the election of UNWTO Secretary General

Galileo Violini Galileo Violini- January 14, 2021

On January 19, 2021, the Executive Council of the UNWTO (World Tourism Organization) should appoint the next UNWTO Secretary General, ... Read More

IGLTA Foundation introduces new 2021 Board officers
LGBTQ

IGLTA Foundation introduces new 2021 Board officers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2021

The IGLTAF will remain focused on providing diverse market research for all members, mentoring new LGBTQ+ businesses and emerging destinations, ... Read More

Allegiant Air announces new nonstop service from Nashville to Key West
Airline News

Allegiant Air announces new nonstop service from Nashville to Key West

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 14, 2021

Nashville is known for its friendly travelers who are eager to explore the Florida Keys Read More

ABPCO releases 2021-22 member focused business plan
Breaking Travel News

ABPCO releases 2021-22 member focused business plan

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 14, 2021

Association of British Professional Conference Organizers unveils new strategic plan Read More

US DOT adopts new airline passenger protections
Aviation News

US DOT adopts new airline passenger protections

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 13, 2021

New regulations that apply to airlines bumping passengers and mishandling baggage announced Read More

How you can influence the future of Aviation?
Airline News

How you can influence the future of Aviation?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 13, 2021

The World Tourism Network emerged out of a grassroots initiatives known as rebuilding.travel. Aviation veteran Vijay Poonoosamy, a former VP ... Read More

Munich Airport’s passenger numbers decline to 11.1 million
Airport news

Munich Airport’s passenger numbers decline to 11.1 million

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 13, 2021

Global travel restrictions have had a drastic effect on traffic development at Munich Airport Read More

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts enters Nepal with new Kathmandu hotel
Hotel & Resort News

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts enters Nepal with new Kathmandu hotel

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 13, 2021

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts continues growth in sub-Indian continent with launch of Ramada Encore by Wyndham brand Read More

Jamaica to ramp up COVID-19 testing capacity – Minister Bartlett
Jamaica travel news

Jamaica to ramp up COVID-19 testing capacity – Minister Bartlett

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 13, 2021

Government of Jamaica and key partners are putting measures in place to boost the COVID-19 testing capacity locally Read More

Canada’s airline workers devastated by lack of direct financial aid to sector
Aviation News

Canada’s airline workers devastated by lack of direct financial aid to sector

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 12, 2021

Canada's Minister of Transport and the airlines urged to do whatever it takes to support Canadian aviation workers in the ... Read More

Qatar Airways earns APEX Health Safety Diamond Standard status
Airline News

Qatar Airways earns APEX Health Safety Diamond Standard status

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 12, 2021

Qatar Airways has achieved the Airline Passenger Experience Association’s latest safety benchmark following assessment of the airline’s COVID-19 hygiene and ... Read More

United Airlines receives hospital-grade certification for cleaning and safety
Airline News

United Airlines receives hospital-grade certification for cleaning and safety

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 12, 2021

Recognition from APEX and SimpliFlying underscores that United will continue to innovate and raise the standard when it comes to ... Read More

Jetcraft appoints Americas Sales Director
People in Travel & Tourism

Jetcraft appoints Americas Sales Director

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 12, 2021

Spangler will oversee Jetcraft’s strategic partnerships in the region, including Aerolineas Ejecutivas which operates as a Jetcraft authorized representative in ... Read More

Americans’ top post-COVID travel destinations revealed
USA Travel News

Americans’ top post-COVID travel destinations revealed

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 12, 2021

American travelers are not just ruminating, but planning post-COVID domestic and long haul leisure travel Read More

Hemingway look-alikes urge COVID-19 safety for Florida Keys Tourism
Travel Destination

Hemingway look-alikes urge COVID-19 safety for Florida Keys Tourism

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 12, 2021

Florida Keys tourism council’s ongoing “Play It Safe” video series promote personal responsibility and health protective measures to combat COVID-19 ... Read More

IHG Owners Association announces new CEO
Hospitality Industry News

IHG Owners Association announces new CEO

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 12, 2021

John Muehlbauer Appointed Chief Executive Officer of the IHG Owners Association Read More

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