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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

Saint Lucia hotels offering free COVID-19 testing to qualified guests
Saint Lucia travel news

Saint Lucia hotels offering free COVID-19 testing to qualified guests

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

Saint Lucia has multiple COVID-19 PCR and antigen testing options for departing visitors, citizens and residents Read More

Grenada launches new travel hotline
Grenada travel news

Grenada launches new travel hotline

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

The hotline considered necessary by Grenada Tourism officials to assist travel agents, tour operators, visitors or returning nationals Read More

Redefining the way the world goes on vacation
People in Travel & Tourism

Redefining the way the world goes on vacation

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 15, 2021

Legendary Jamaican entrepreneur Gordon “Butch” Stewart, one of the hospitality industry’s most vibrant personalities and founder of Sandals Resorts International, ... Read More

Anguilla Tourism: COVID-19 testing at the forefront of reopening strategy
Anguilla Travel News

Anguilla Tourism: COVID-19 testing at the forefront of reopening strategy

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2021

Statement on CDC universal testing requirements by Anguilla's Hon. Minister of Tourism Haydn Hughes Read More

Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia names new Hotel Manager
Hotel & Resort News

Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia names new Hotel Manager

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

Lasvigne joined Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia in 2017 as part of the pre-opening team Read More

Holland America Line opens bookings for Europe 2022 cruises
Cruise Industry News

Holland America Line opens bookings for Europe 2022 cruises

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

Four Holland America Line's ships span Europe on itineraries ranging from seven to 21 days Read More

New dangerous COVID-P1 virus in Brazil, Panama, Cape Verde, Portugal, Japan
UK Travel News

New dangerous COVID-P1 virus in Brazil, Panama, Cape Verde, Portugal, Japan

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 15, 2021

COVID 19 is growing a new strains are emerging. The third one now in Brazil. This P1 version was already ... Read More

Alitalia airline: Hypothesis of the sale
Airline News

Alitalia airline: Hypothesis of the sale

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- January 15, 2021

Alitalia airline is being sold off bit by bit, one piece at a time. Steps being taken include what is ... Read More

U.S. Travel Praises President-elect Biden’s Emergency Relief Plan
USA Travel News

U.S. Travel Praises President-elect Biden’s Emergency Relief Plan

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 15, 2021

“Accelerating the distribution of vaccines is the key to getting travel back to normal, and we applaud President-elect Biden’s emphasis ... Read More

Quick-witted Wheel of Fortune contestant wins featured trip to Nevis
Saint Kitts and Nevis travel news

Quick-witted Wheel of Fortune contestant wins featured trip to Nevis

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 14, 2021

The Nevis Tourism Authority hit the ground running to kickstart its marketing efforts for 2021 by being featured on Wheel ... Read More

Florida Keys Tourism: ‘Name’ COVID-19-fighting robot at Key West Airport
Travel Technology News

Florida Keys Tourism: ‘Name’ COVID-19-fighting robot at Key West Airport

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

The robot emits high-intensity ultraviolet UV-C wavelength light designed to remove 99.9% of harmful airborne and surface pathogens including the ... Read More

Powerful earthquake strikes Sulawesi, Indonesia
Indonesia travel news

Powerful earthquake strikes Sulawesi, Indonesia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2021

Strong Magnitude 6.2 earthquake rocked Sulawesi, Indonesia today. Preliminary Earthquake ReportMagnitude6.2Date-Time14 Jan 2021 18:28:18 UTC 15 Jan 2021 02:28:18 near ... Read More

Groups challenge Trump Administration’s latest assaults on Endangered Species Act in Hawaii
Hawaii relevant global news

Groups challenge Trump Administration’s latest assaults on Endangered Species Act in Hawaii

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

Trump administration issued two new regulations that strip vital protections from federal lands necessary for the conservation of threatened and ... Read More

Visit Plano announces new staff members
Travel Associations News

Visit Plano announces new staff members

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

Visit Plano names Steve Yearwood new Association and SMERF Sales Manager and Olivia Woodward new Event Services Coordinator 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

The Bahamas poised to seamlessly integrate new CDC order into existing protocols
Bahamas travel news

The Bahamas poised to seamlessly integrate new CDC order into existing protocols

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 14, 2021

Yesterday, the U.S. Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that all air passengers flying to the U.S. from ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister names Special COVID Task Force
Jamaica travel news

Jamaica Tourism Minister names Special COVID Task Force

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 13, 2021

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett has named a special COVID task force to spearhead efforts to boost Jamaica’s COVID-19 testing ... 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

US Travel: We appreciate CDC international travel testing mandate
Airline News

US Travel: We appreciate CDC international travel testing mandate

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

With a risk-based, layered approach to health and safety throughout every aspect of travel, it’s possible to both protect public ... Read More

Fraport AG receives CEIV Pharma recertification
Airport news

Fraport AG receives CEIV Pharma recertification

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

IATA’s pharma certificate awarded for exemplary handling of temperature-sensitive goods at Frankfurt 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

Spain snowstorm: Extraordinary acts of ordinary people
Spain travel news

Spain snowstorm: Extraordinary acts of ordinary people

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- January 13, 2021

Spain is suffering the effects of a major snowstorm by the name of Filomena, bringing record-breaking low temperatures and mountains ... Read More

She is Winning the 2021 UNWTO Secretary-General Election
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

She is Winning the 2021 UNWTO Secretary-General Election

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- January 13, 2021

Snowstorms in Madrid, COVID-19 lockdowns in Spain, the “Decency of the UNWTO Election Campaign” by the World Tourism Network signed ... 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

New Vermont Lodging Association formed
Travel Associations News

New Vermont Lodging Association formed

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

VLA's goals include retaining a professional and experienced lobbying firm to represent the Vermont lodging industry and serving as the ... Read More

What’s new in the Islands of The Bahamas in 2021
Bahamas travel news

What’s new in the Islands of The Bahamas in 2021

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 12, 2021

The Islands of The Bahamas are kicking off the New Year with new hotel opening, continued reopenings and increased airlift ... Read More

Salt Lake City convention hotel on track for fall 2022 opening
Hotel & Resort News

Salt Lake City convention hotel on track for fall 2022 opening

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

Estimated to cost $377 million, Hyatt Regency Salt Lake City is scheduled to be completed and hosting its first guests ... 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

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