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Washington DC is too quiet! I feel safe but scared!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 18, 2021 00:50

My house is three minutes walk from the White House for 30 years. I welcomed visitors from every continent. I just came back from a walk. My city is quiet, ... Read More

UNWTO set to bribe 34 Countries over Dinner, Georgia Style

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 16, 2021 12:05

In a top-secret move by the World Tourism Organization, a dinner designed to bribe 34 countries was just added to the official UNWTO Election program yesterday. Spanish celebrity chef Dani ... Read More

In Memory of Gordon “Butch” Stewart, Sandals Resorts

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 5, 2021 21:10

The World Tourism Network mourns the death of Gordon “Butch” Stewart, A Tourism Visionary and founder of Sandals Resorts was a Hero from Jamaica. Stewart was 79 years old and ... 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

SUNx Malta to Stage First Strong Earth Youth Summit (SEYS)

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- December 23, 2020 01:54

SUNx Malta will host the first ever climate friendly youth travel summit in April 2021. The ‘Strong Earth Youth Summit’ (SEYS) will include lectures, workshops and other educational activities aimed ... Read More

World Tourism Network Launch: Just Amazing

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 8, 2020 02:24

This month is the launch of the World Tourism Network (WTN). Born from the popular rebuilding.travel discussion, World Tourism Network is the long-overdue voice of small- and medium-sized travel and ... Read More

How to re-enchant tourism

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- December 6, 2020 20:50

With the now real potential for a vaccine we can begin to this about tourism post the pandemic.  After Covid-19 becomes a tragic chapter in the history of tourism industry ... Read More

Travelling without moving – Europe travels to Hannover

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 6, 2020 20:32

Digital tours in 360° format make it happen: Currently, the Herrenhäuser Gärten, the Nanas, Marienburg castle, the exhibition grounds and the New Town Hall are travelling through Germany and Europe. Within Germany, the multimedia ... Read More

Evidence: Wearing masks saves lives

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- November 29, 2020 20:04

 Ontario's doctors say that wearing a mask or other face covering is one of the easiest and most effective things everyone can do to stop the spread of COVID and ... Read More

Frankfurt UAS founds Institute for Aviation and Tourism

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 27, 2020 23:31

In the winter semester 2020/21, Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences (Frankfurt UAS) has founded the "Institute for Aviation and Tourism" (IAT). "We would like to use the expertise of Frankfurt ... Read More

The “Tourism Wi” Campaign Continues with the Youth of Seychelles

editor editor- November 27, 2020 20:41

As part of the “Tourism Wi” campaign, activities engaging with the youth of the island nation of Seychelles have taken place over the past few weeks. Educators from some 20 ... Read More

Africa Tourism Day: An all star celebration just finished

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 27, 2020 08:29

The Africa Tourism Day on November 26 just finished with a 4-hour virtual event organized by Desigo Tourism Development Company with the support of the African Tourism Board . The ... Read More

Qatar Airways launches its first exclusive global program for students

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 16, 2020 15:41

Qatar Airways has launched a global program exclusive to students worldwide. Student Club is powered by the airline’s loyalty program, Qatar Airways Privilege Club, and offers a range of benefits ... Read More

Sandals Foundation: Favorite Responsible Travel Foundation

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- November 4, 2020 02:32

The outstanding work of the Sandals Foundation to develop Caribbean communities and inspire hope in the lives of the region’s people has once again been recognized as it was named ... Read More

World Tourism Network (WTN) is your voice in a new Travel Industry

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 28, 2020 10:04

A new organization for the travel and tourism industry has been making headlines. The World Tourism Network (WTN) already established a strong base of known leaders including 24 tourism ministers ... Read More

First Tourism Hero from Malaysia recognized has a German connection

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 25, 2020 21:33

World Tourism Network today confirmed Mr. Rudolf Herrmann from Penang, Malaysia as the latest tourism hero. Mr. Herrmann is now joining the International Hall of Tourism Heroes with 18 members ... Read More

First Face-to-Face Forum between Gulf, Israeli Women a Hit

The Media Line The Media Line- October 19, 2020 22:59

The newly-established Gulf-Israel Women’s Forum has kicked-off, with participation by the first female Emirati life coach; a deputy mayor of Jerusalem; a Hebrew-literate Emirati who is co-authoring a kosher cookbook; ... Read More

Singapore can’t wait around for a vaccine to reopen travel

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 11, 2020 21:03

Ong Ye Kung, the minister of Transport for Singapore explained that his country can't wait around for a vaccine. Ong Ye Kung MP is served as the Minister for Transport ... Read More

How the travel and tourism industry can survive Coronavirus

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 8, 2020 19:45

In a historic first, G20 Tourism Ministers hosted more than 45 CEOs and Members of WTTC, who presented their plan to save the embattled Travel & Tourism sector and 100m ... Read More

Financial Essentials You Need to Get Right in Your Life

editor editor- October 1, 2020 10:58

Taking charge of your finances is one of the most important and essential things you can do in your life, and this is something you need to get better at. ... Read More

PATA online training is now free

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 21, 2020 19:16

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the launch of the PATA eLearning Platform for travel agents, tourism professionals, and destination marketers who want to refresh their ... Read More

2020 PATA Youth Symposium: Empowering youths for the future

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- September 17, 2020 09:46

The next PATA Youth Symposium, with the theme ‘The Future of Travel’, will take place alongside the first-ever Virtual PATA Travel Mart 2020. This year’s Youth Symposium has been designed ... Read More

COVID-19 Concerns and Confusion Over Resuming School in Italy

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- September 15, 2020 02:02

The main COVID-19 concerns getting attention in Italy are the lack of masks and a dispute regarding the detection of the temperature of students of all ages and the self-certification ... 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

US Ambassador Lana Marks speaks about Women Equality and Women of Value Africa

editor editor- September 2, 2020 00:49

U.S. Ambassador Lana J. Marks (born November 18, 1953) is a South African-born American fashion designer who founded the eponymous fashion brand Lana Marks. She is the current United States ... 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

FAA awards $7.5 million in drone research grants to universities

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- August 21, 2020 18:14

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is awarding $7.5 million in research, education, and training grants to universities that comprise the agency’s ... Read More

UNWTO and Sommet Education search for future tourism leaders

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- August 17, 2020 15:22

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Sommet Education are calling on career climbers and switchers, entrepreneurs and innovators to put themselves forward for the joint “Hospitality Challenge”. The initiative, which ... Read More

Caribbean Tourism Organization awards scholarships and grants

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- August 10, 2020 18:13

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Scholarship Foundation is awarding two scholarships and three study grants for 2020/21 despite the fundraising challenges that the organisation has endured during the COVID-19 crisis. ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Minister invites eTurboNews readers for a virtual Q&A

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 7, 2020 09:14

The Honorable Minister of Tourism the Seychelles Didier Dogley, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board Sherin Francis and other leaders in the Seychelles travel and tourism industry will be ... Read More

Nevada has a Road To Recovery from COVID-19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 6, 2020 21:32

On Monday Nevada issued its road of recovery. The State of Nevada remains in the response stage to the COVID-19 pandemic and will be for the foreseeable future. To be ... Read More

Africa marks sixty years of dedicated Chimpanzee research

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- August 3, 2020 05:50

Tanzania and other regional member states of the East African community are marking sixty years of chimpanzee conservation, setting a new path for regional tourism development through visits to chimpanzee ... Read More

Canada: The Minister of Culture and Communications makes two announcements

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- July 13, 2020 00:52

Minister of Culture and Communications Nathalie Roy today visited the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec (MNBAQ) to make two important announcements Picasso à QuébecA celebration of the multiform human body Pablo ... Read More

Nepal Tourism Board participates in PATA Dream to Travel festival

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- July 13, 2020 00:44

Nepal Tourism Board NTB has participated in Dream to Travel Festival, launched by The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA). The festival that will run for four weeks is an online event ... Read More

“Art Needs No Roof” in Vilnius

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- July 7, 2020 22:46

Lithuanian capital Vilnius has come up with yet another innovative solution for the post-pandemic social and cultural life. The city has turned its center into a huge “Art Needs No ... Read More

Sandals Resorts and Sandals Foundation: Empowering People

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 26, 2020 21:24

Sandals Resorts International created Sandals Foundation, and it has this philosophy:  We have seen that when we invest in one person, we are empowering an entire network of people – ... Read More