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2020 Gay Travel Awards winners revealed!

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 29, 2020 15:59

The 2020 Gay Travel Awards announced the winners today.  In its fifth year, the Gay Travel Awards mission is to recognize and reward select accommodations, destinations, and transportation companies worldwide. These ... Read More

Dominica exempts excise tax on motor vehicles to improve island’s tourism

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 18, 2020 23:00

In the most recent assembly meeting, the Commonwealth of Dominica's Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, announced that the government would free import duties and excise tax on motor vehicles. Under this ... Read More

Vaccine politics and tourism

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 17, 2020 22:31

Tourism before the pandemic Over the past several decades, tourism has experienced continuous growth and diversification to become one of the fastest growing economic sectors in the world (UNWTO, 2019).  ... Read More

How to Start a Successful Moving Company?

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 26, 2020 22:08

Starting a business in this tough economy is always a risk, but that doesn’t mean we should give up on our dreams and stay where we are at present. If ... Read More

Americans aren’t staying home for the holidays

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 6, 2020 18:17

The pandemic has snarled leisure and business travel this year, but the latest industry survey found that the travel industry is likely to get a significant boost over the holidays. ... Read More

Enterprise Rent-A-Car opens in Aruba, Panama, expands in Brazil

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- October 21, 2020 19:05

Enterprise Holdings announced today that its flagship Enterprise Rent-A-Car brand has opened its first locations in Aruba and Panama, as well as 25 additional branches in Brazil. The new locations ... Read More

Hertz International appoints new General Manager, Hertz France

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- September 22, 2020 05:25

Hertz International has announced Emmanuel Delachambre as General Manager of Hertz France. Mr. Delachambre, who was previously Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at GEFCO France, joins Hertz on October 5, ... Read More

Enterprise Takes Over Discount Car and Truck Rentals

editor editor- September 3, 2020 01:15

Enterprise Holdings Inc., which owns Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental, and Alamo Rent A Car, announced today its Canadian subsidiary has closed its acquisition of Discount Car and Truck Rentals, ... Read More

US Tourism Outlook 2020-2023: US Travel is in deep trouble!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 21, 2020 22:34

The United States Travel and Tourism industry is in deep trouble.  Brand USA today updated the US travel and tourism industry about the latest trends due to the COVID-19 outbreak. ... Read More

Future of post-COVID luxury travel revealed

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- July 2, 2020 18:51

In the first global temperature check of the travel advisor community, the results of international research among global luxury travel agents have been released.  Timed to coincide with the ease ... Read More

36.8 million Americans expected to hit the road for Fourth of July

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- June 24, 2020 19:15

Americans are expected will take 36.8 million road trips over the Fourth of July weekend, making Independence Day the biggest road trip event so far this year. Compared to the ... Read More

70% of Americans support more economic stimulus for travel industry recovery

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- June 24, 2020 16:18

A new survey commissioned by the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) found that while Americans remain hesitant about traveling, they overwhelmingly support efforts by Congress to help the travel industry ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 23, 2020 08:53

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is rebuilding travel.  The London based tourism organizations with some of the largest travel companies as members, has unveiled its third phase of ... Read More

Travel intermediaries need transparency to restore consumer confidence

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- June 9, 2020 18:42

Transparency will be the key to provide service to the future tourists. During this COVID-19 pandemic, many aspects of future travels have been labelled as ‘uncertain’. According to travel industry ... Read More

Seychelles Travel Restrictions from COVID-19 Gradually Lifted

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 4, 2020 21:06

Seychelles has announced a gradual and cautious easing of travel restrictions, which will see the recommencement of travel to the Indian Ocean islands as from June 1, 2020. A series ... Read More

Safe Travels Stamp by WTTC: Rebuilding.travel has a question

George Taylor George Taylor- May 29, 2020 07:05

Bringing back business for aviation, airports, MICE, and tour operators are the intention of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).  The UK based WTTC has unveiled its second phase ... Read More

IGLTA presents global snapshot of LGBTQ+ traveler sentiment

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- May 26, 2020 19:16

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association (IGLTA) recently surveyed members of the LGBTQ+ community to gauge their attitudes toward leisure travel in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. Responses came from ... Read More

Hertz VP: Business as usual for Hertz in Asia

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- May 25, 2020 16:46

Eoin MacNeill, Hertz's Vice President, APAC made the following comments to reinforce that it is business as usual for Hertz in Asia: "The short term self-drive vehicle rental industry, of ... Read More

Hertz Car Rental in Europe, Australia, New Zealand not bankrupt

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2020 20:29

Hertz Global Holdings, Inc today announced it and certain of its U.S. and Canadian subsidiaries have filed voluntary petitions for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for ... Read More

Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty Car Rental killed by COVID-19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2020 03:36

Hertz Car rental stated on its website hertz.com:  " Before we rent any vehicle, they are cleaned and disinfected to follow CDC guidelines with our 15-point cleaning process. We use ... Read More

Q&A: Relaunching Tourism in Hawaii – You Are Invited

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 12, 2020 22:18

Tourism wholesale organizations are demanding answers on relaunching tourism in Hawaii. With the possibility of Hawaii Governor Ige “reopening" Hawaii soon to shopping, dining out, and of course tourists, many ... Read More

Hertz Exec Pay Reinstated After Lenders Grant Extension

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 5, 2020 22:23

Hertz was preparing to file for bankruptcy as soon as today, Tuesday, May 5, 2020, if this 100-year-old car rental company could not reach an agreement with its lenders. It ... Read More

Post COVID Challenges Ahead for Travel and Tourism

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- April 18, 2020 02:54

As expected, the travel and tourism industry is looking forward to a post-virus era when tourism is likely to get back to near normal. In an exercise directed to accomplish ... Read More

ATOR chief: COVID-19 will not utterly shut down Russian tourism industry

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2020 17:41

According to the executive director of the Association of Tour Operators of Russia (ATOR), Russian tourism industry would not come to  complete halt, despite the enormous hardships encountered by tour operators ... Read More

Parking Industry needs Emergency Financial Relief

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 22, 2020 21:53

Facing unprecedented catastrophic losses due to a more than 80 percent reduction in parking demand, the parking industry in the United States has requested that Congress and the White House ... Read More

What Should I Do If I Was Hit by a Car on Vacation in California?

editor editor- March 4, 2020 21:06

When you’re on vacation, the last thing you probably think about it being hit and injured on California’s roads as a tourist. However, the Golden State’s roadways can be dangerous, ... Read More

In the age of Pandemics: Some of the reasons that Tourism industries fail

editor editor- March 2, 2020 21:01

Much of the tourism literature is dedicated to tourism successes or how to succeed. When not focusing in on successes, the literature often deals with crisis management, such as the ... Read More

10 simple ways to save on your Car Rental in Mauritius

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 1, 2020 10:46

Traveling abroad to a high-end destination like Mauritius Island is very costly for many travelers. The top expensive in the checklist is the hotel room price and air fares which ... Read More

Hawaii Visitors Spent Close to US$2 Billion in January 2020

editor editor- February 28, 2020 01:21

Hawaii visitors spent $1.71 billion in January 2020, an increase of 5.0 percent compared to January 2019, according to preliminary statistics released today by the Hawaii Tourism Authority. Visitor spending ... Read More

Russian cabbie in hazmat suit laughs off coronavirus hysteria

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 10, 2020 16:45

Laughter is known to prolong human life, so the cabbie in Russian Siberian city of Omsk came up with a prank to lighten the mood amid scary reports of the ... Read More

“Bleisure Travel” Becomes More Accepted

Syndicated Content Editor Syndicated Content Editor- February 7, 2020 05:01

Business travel combined with leisure is knwon as Bleisure travel. A  research confirms business travel is considered a “work perk” by professionals of all ages – and shows signs of ... Read More

Travel Agencies and Advisors: Specialize for Success

editor editor- February 3, 2020 21:06

Consumers now have more options than ever to book their holidays. The travel industry is changing rapidly and even long-standing industry giants aren’t immune to the shift in consumer behavior. ... Read More

Taxi fares rise at airports in Europe

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 27, 2020 14:59

Traveling by taxi to or from the airport remains expensive in Europe. A taxi ride from the airport to the city center costs an average of 41 EUR / 35 ... Read More

How to make money on American Travelers?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 20, 2020 09:37

Americans love to travel the world, including Europe, Africa, and Asia. According to the latest report by World Travel Monitor by IPK International, US and Canadian outbound travel is on ... Read More

US domestic travel growth offsets sluggish international market again

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 7, 2020 18:32

Travel to and within the United States grew 2.2% year over year in November, according to the U.S. Travel Association's latest Travel Trends Index (TTI). Domestic travel growth in November ... Read More

Six German Tourists killed in Southern Tyrol, Italy

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 5, 2020 08:46

Six German tourists vacationing in the village of Luttach Southern Tyrol, Italy have been killed in this Northern Italy province. South Tyrol is a popular resort and ski area. A ... Read More