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UNWTO Executive Council Election Result

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 19, 2021 17:50

The Executive Council of the World Tourism Organization re-elected Zurab Pololikashvili from Georgia.. Read More

Best Passports to have: Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Germany

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 6, 2021 09:14

The US or UK Passport only gives access to 75 countries visa free. This is bringing the value of the US passport to the same level as The Gambia. The ... Read More

UNICEF on the future of children in this world

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- January 1, 2021 23:25

Fiji welcomed the first baby of the new year and the United States the last one.UNICEF estimates an 84-year average life expectancy for the 140 million children it projects will be born ... Read More

World Tourism Network set 2021 trends making leaders jump

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 1, 2021 04:40

The World Tourism Network passed the flame of hope from country to country at its New Years' party today listening to incredible stories told by tour guides. Tour guides are ... Read More

Names of 35 Tourism Ministers UNWTO is targeting to influence elections

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 17, 2020 03:15

So far tourism ministers in these 35 countries had been quiet. One minister told eTurboNews off the record: "Why would I stick my neck out first?" This type of thinking ... Read More

WTTC has a friend in Bahrain in the fight for Tourism Survival

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 9, 2020 09:55

The new magic word to aid in global Travel & Tourism’s fight for survival  is called SSTJ. WTTC says SSTJ will shape the new normal of the sector for years ... Read More

A country where American Travel in record numbers and no questions asked

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 30, 2020 09:40

Flying from the US or Russia to Turkey is no problem. Many of the Turkish Airlines flights from US gateways leave with good loads. It's because both Americans and Turkish ... Read More

Americans return to the skies for Thanksgiving

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 23, 2020 15:32

New research reveals that despite the COVID-19 pandemic and the collapse in aviation, many Americans are planning a last-minute return to the skies this Thanksgiving, travelling to be with their ... Read More

ARC: US air ticket prices are historically low

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 16, 2020 18:49

Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC), in collaboration with Expedia.com, today released the 2021 Travel Trends Report, which analyzes extensive travel data from Expedia and ARC to uncover key search and booking ... Read More

Travel & tourism sector witnessed 13.7% growth in deal activity in October

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 16, 2020 15:24

A total of 116 deals were announced in the global travel and tourism sector during October 2020, which is an increase of 13.7% over 102 deals announced during the previous ... Read More

Ryanair CEO: This Winter is a write-off

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 11, 2020 13:16

Ryanair Chief Executive Officer Michael O’Leary said that vaccines was the “first real sign of sunshine” for airlines and meant there is a “fair degree of positivity” about summer 2021. ... Read More

Centara Inspires Guests to Discover Their Perfect “Place to Be” in Thailand

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- November 6, 2020 03:26

Following the uncertainty of recent months, it is more important than ever that couples and families have an opportunity to rediscover their personal happiness. Now, Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s ... Read More

Sandals Beaches and Resorts Halloween Sale

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 29, 2020 01:01

As it’s spooktacular gift for resort guests, Sandals Beaches and Resorts Halloween Sale offers a free romantic private candlelight dinner for two. Couples will be seated at a table specially ... Read More

Sandals and Beaches Resorts: Travel Insurance Is On Us

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 23, 2020 21:12

Trust and confidence are increasingly becoming top priorities for consumers as they begin to safely travel to their dream destinations once again. This is why Sandals® Resorts and Beaches® Resorts are giving guests sun, ... Read More

Sandals and Beaches Resorts Receive 9 Diving Awards

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 15, 2020 15:41

Sandals® and Beaches® Resorts, home to some of the best all-inclusive dive resorts in the Caribbean, has taken the plunge into October with the early announcement of nine accolades from Scuba Diving Magazine’s 2021 Readers Choice ... Read More

Sandals Resorts Announce More Resort Openings This Month

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 6, 2020 16:16

Signaling the continued strength for Caribbean Tourism, Sandals Resorts International announced that it would usher in four more resort openings throughout October. Beginning this week, Sandals Grenada and Sandals South ... Read More

Sandals Resorts: Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall!

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 2, 2020 10:55

As the weather starts to cool in a lot of places around the world, Sandals Resorts in the Caribbean is welcoming fall with special offers. For a limited time, guests ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister official message for World Tourism Day

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 27, 2020 01:59

Edmund Bartlett, the minister of Tourism for Jamaica released this official message for World Tourism Day Today, we join the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the global community ... Read More

Sandals Resorts: We’re Back!

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 24, 2020 16:04

All Sandals Resorts are reopening, in fact, many are already open with the rest due to open soon. The time is right for so many reasons to make travel plans ... Read More

Sandals Resorts Wedding: “Virtually Perfect” Solutions

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 15, 2020 17:12

Over the past few months, one thing has remained truer than ever before – love hasn’t faltered, and neither have couples’ dreams of getting married. According to a recent survey from ... Read More

Sandals Resorts South Coast Unveils New Design Plans

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 10, 2020 00:42

Sandals Resorts International, all-inclusive company, unveiled design plans of a multi-million-dollar renovation at its picturesque Jamaican oasis, Sandals South Coast. Set to debut this December, guests can expect a new ... Read More

Sun, Sand and Social Distancing at Sandals Resorts

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 4, 2020 20:27

Yes, Sandals Resorts has taken safety measures to another level. But take a long look and you’ll notice that the qualities travelers crave more than ever have actually been at these resorts ... Read More

Who is Believing My Story? Tanzania Tourism Minister Kigwangala Challenges the African Tourism Board Ministerial Discussion

editor editor- September 4, 2020 04:20

eTN reported about the  Mafia Style reopening in a recent podcast in a rebuilding.travel discussion a month ago with Peter Byrne. Mr Byrne was given the  Safer Tourism Seal Award ... Read More

Safe Travels Stamp, Safer Tourism Seal or both?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 4, 2020 01:42

"The Safe Travels Stamp by WTTC and the Safer Tourism Seal by Rebuilding Travel are complementary and not in competition," says Alain St. Ange, current candidate for president of Seychelles, ... Read More

Back-to-School Campaign Launched by Sandals Foundation

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 25, 2020 23:22

As part of its efforts to strengthen outreach to Caribbean communities, Sandals Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Sandals Resorts International, has launched its “Lessons Alive” campaign to raise funds for ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Implements Water Harvesting and Sanitation for Schools

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 18, 2020 01:44

Ahead of the start of the 2020/2021 academic year, work is far advanced to improve the drought management strategy and enhance the sanitation systems within seven infant and primary schools ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Invests in Community Youth Center

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 13, 2020 02:23

The basketball and multi-purpose playing courts at Buckfield Playfield, located in the heart of Ocho Rios in Jamaica, have received a major facelift and renovations to better serve residents across ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Gifts Princess Margaret Hospital Pediatric Ward

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 5, 2020 23:43

Patients of the Pediatric Department at the Princess Margaret Hospital in Nassau, Bahamas, will now be examined by and treated with state-of-the-art equipment thanks to a sizable donation from the ... Read More

Travel Bubble flights now in a separate part Auckland Airport in New Zealand

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 3, 2020 06:04

This is the first in the world. Auckland Airport’s international terminal will be separated into two zones as part of a plan to protect the health and safety of people ... Read More

Sandals Resorts Expanding to St. Vincent

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 28, 2020 21:28

The world’s leading all-inclusive company, Sandals Resorts International, is making a splash in a new Caribbean destination. Sandals Resorts International announced today that it will be expanding its Beaches® Resorts ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Donates $14m to Green Island Branch Library Reopening

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 23, 2020 00:48

After 9 years of closure due to dilapidated conditions and a more than $14 million injection from the Sandals Foundation, the Green Island Branch Library has re-opened its doors to ... Read More

Sandals Foundation and Sweet Water Providing COVID-19 Counseling

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 15, 2020 02:17

Persons struggling to cope with COVID-19 related issues can now seek online help at the Sweet Water Foundation. The helpline which was launched in 2018 by the Sandals Foundation and ... Read More

Visit the Florida Keys? Enjoy a “Quarantine” with Toilet Paper Included

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 14, 2020 00:33

The Florida Keys closed for tourism on March 22 at 6 pm and was closed for 72 days, and then it reopened on June 1. Locals like Stacey Mitchell, the ... Read More

Traveling? Wear a mask and share your holiday photo with WTTC

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 10, 2020 07:03

WTTC includes the wearing of a face mask as the new normal when traveling.  They are so convinced, that they want travelers to send them a photo.  The World Travel ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Care Packages Ease Needs of Seniors During COVID-19

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 9, 2020 21:48

The food and health needs of some 50 shut-ins and senior citizens in five adjoining Black River communities were recently supported with the careful coordinated delivery of care packages by ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Helping Healthcare Workers Recharge

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 2, 2020 02:25

As public hospitals across the island strengthen their readiness protocol to respond to COVID-19 patients, the St. Ann’s Bay Regional Hospital has been outfitted by Sandals Foundation with a sterile ... Read More