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The UNWTO Election just killed any decency left in the UN System
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

The UNWTO Election just killed any decency left in the UN System

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 20, 2021

The UNWTO Executive Council extended the mandate for UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Zurab Pololikashvil until the end of 2025. This is ... Read More

Germany extends lockdown, makes masks mandatory, warns of border closures
Germany Travel News

Germany extends lockdown, makes masks mandatory, warns of border closures

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 20, 2021

The government of Germany announced that the current coronavirus lockdown will be extended until the middle of next month due ... 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

IATA supports EU digital COVID-19 vaccination certificate
Aviation News

IATA supports EU digital COVID-19 vaccination certificate

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

Pan-European mutually recognized vaccination certificate would be an important step towards giving governments the confidence to safely open their borders Read More

Europeans want to travel again in Spring 2021
European travel news

Europeans want to travel again in Spring 2021

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 19, 2021

32% of respondents indicated that they intend to take a trip during April-June 2021, a 20% rise compared to 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

London has fallen: Heathrow no longer Europe’s Busiest air hub
Airport news

London has fallen: Heathrow no longer Europe’s Busiest air hub

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

New strain of COVID-19 threatens to deepen the crisis in the British aviation industry Read More

UNWTO disrespect against Bahrain is a violation of JIU Ethic Conditions
African Tourism Board News

UNWTO disrespect against Bahrain is a violation of JIU Ethic Conditions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 18, 2021

Food and wine in politics always had an important role. But violating clear rules by the Joint Inspection Unit of ... 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

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

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 Black travelers more influenced by safety concerns & representation in marketing than European Black travelers
Responsible Tourism News

US Black travelers more influenced by safety concerns & representation in marketing than European Black travelers

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

The findings of this report, along with the sustained calls by Black travelers for diversity and equality, should be an ... 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

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

COVID-19 in Italy: Fewer nurses than needed
Italy travel news

COVID-19 in Italy: Fewer nurses than needed

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- January 12, 2021

There seems to be enough vaccine to go around for now, but at the rate they are being administered, how ... Read More

ETF: Discussion on slots ignores aviation workers’ main concerns
Aviation News

ETF: Discussion on slots ignores aviation workers’ main concerns

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 11, 2021

European aviation is in dire straits, and the current discussion on airport slots is doing little to address aviation workers’ ... Read More

Filomena dumps heaviest snowfall in Madrid since 1971
Spain travel news

Filomena dumps heaviest snowfall in Madrid since 1971

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- January 9, 2021

Spain is known for sunshine, beaches and beautiful blue skies. Today Filomena changed this scene to 30 hour of snow ... Read More

Airbus 2020 deliveries demonstrate resilience
Aviation News

Airbus 2020 deliveries demonstrate resilience

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 8, 2021

Airbus: 566 commercial aircraft deliveries, 34 percent fewer than in 2019, in line with adaptation plan, 383 new aircraft orders, ... Read More

Trump lost, but UNWTO election fraud by Georgia candidate may succeed
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

Trump lost, but UNWTO election fraud by Georgia candidate may succeed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 8, 2021

US President Donald Trump and UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili have something in common. The urge to stay in power no ... Read More

Minimum contact: Germany extends lockdown until end of January
Germany Travel News

Minimum contact: Germany extends lockdown until end of January

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 5, 2021

Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel today announced that German nationwide COVID-19 lockdown is being extended at least until the end of ... Read More

International Congress and Convention Association announces new team structure
Meeting Industry News

International Congress and Convention Association announces new team structure

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 5, 2021

International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA), the global association for the international meetings industry, is privileged to announce the appointment ... Read More

England goes on nationwide lockdown as new COVID-19 cases soar
UK Travel News

England goes on nationwide lockdown as new COVID-19 cases soar

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 4, 2021

Describing the move as part of "a great national effort to fight COVID," British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that ... Read More

Russia considering issuing ‘vaccine passports’ for international travel
Russia travel news

Russia considering issuing ‘vaccine passports’ for international travel

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 4, 2021

Russia considering issuing new form of travel document for those who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 |Russia vaccinates its citizens ... Read More

Russia to launch e-visas as soon as COVID-19 situation allows
Breaking Travel News

Russia to launch e-visas as soon as COVID-19 situation allows

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 2, 2021

Russian Foreign Ministry announced that a system to issue short-stay, single entry electronic visas (e-visas) to foreign visitors has been ... Read More

World Tourism Network set 2021 trends making leaders jump
Travel Associations News

World Tourism Network set 2021 trends making leaders jump

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 1, 2021

The World Tourism Network passed the flame of hope from country to country at its New Years' party today listening ... Read More

Airbus urges ‘appropriate’ EU response to new US tariffs
Aviation News

Airbus urges ‘appropriate’ EU response to new US tariffs

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 31, 2020

Airbus SE urged EU government in Brussels to issue an 'appropriate' response to the newly announced US trade tariffs. European ... Read More

Tourists beware: Russia’s most dangerous crime spots revealed
Terrorism and Crime for travelers:

Tourists beware: Russia’s most dangerous crime spots revealed

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 31, 2020

Foreign tourists are drawn to Russia by its gleaming cathedral domes, historic sites, exotic locations and breathtaking nature. But, along ... Read More

Love to travel? Invitation to the 2020/21 WTN New Year Party
Breaking Travel News

Love to travel? Invitation to the 2020/21 WTN New Year Party

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2020

Bring your pots and pans! Share Hopes, Dreams, and Miracles! The World Tourism Network in cooperation with eTurboNews is inviting ... Read More

Russian Aeroflot resumes Warsaw passenger flights
Airline News

Russian Aeroflot resumes Warsaw passenger flights

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 29, 2020

Press secretary of the Warsaw Chopin Airport announced that Russia's flag carrier Aeroflot has resumed commercial flights to Poland's capital ... Read More

Deadly earthquake devastates Croatia
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Deadly earthquake devastates Croatia

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 29, 2020

Powerful and deadly earthquake struck Croatia today, causing substantial damage. Croatian capital city of Zagreb was struck by an earthquake ... Read More

COVID Vaccine: Allergic Reaction Trigger
Health News

COVID Vaccine: Allergic Reaction Trigger

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- December 29, 2020

According to a report by the Italian daily, Il Corriere della Sera, there are compounds present in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and ... Read More

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