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How you can influence the future of Aviation?
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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

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

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

Jamaica Tourism Minister urges UK and Canada to revise COVID policies
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Jamaica Tourism Minister urges UK and Canada to revise COVID policies

Hon Edmund Bartlett, Minister of Tourism Jamaica Hon Edmund Bartlett, Minister of Tourism Jamaica- January 11, 2021

The outspoken Jamaica Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett is urging the UK and Canada to adjust their latest one size ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister mourns the passing of tourism icon Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart
People in Travel & Tourism

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister mourns the passing of tourism icon Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart

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

Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett has expressed deep sadness at the passing of tourism stalwart Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart. “Butch was ... Read More

Seychelles Records First COVID-19 death
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Seychelles Records First COVID-19 death

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 4, 2021

Sidney Vincent Pilay becomes first fatality in Seychelles of COVID-19People in Seychelles alarmedList of countries left with no COVID-19 death ... 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

World Tourism Network urges Kuleana for 2021
Travel Associations News

World Tourism Network urges Kuleana for 2021

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2020

Responsibility Creates Opportunities Tourism is going through a tough new reality that needs a new response For those of us ... Read More

Jamaica ‘Next Big Thing’ for Nigerian tourists
Jamaica travel news

Jamaica ‘Next Big Thing’ for Nigerian tourists

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 22, 2020

Jamaica is being hailed as “the next big thing” for Nigerian tourists by that country’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Hon. Geoffrey ... Read More

Fraport issues RFP for a sports/multi-functional hall at Frankfurt Airport
Airport news

Fraport issues RFP for a sports/multi-functional hall at Frankfurt Airport

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 21, 2020

Fraport is to issue a request for proposals (RFP) to assess market interest in the construction of a sports/multi-functional hall ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett welcomes new Chukka $2M nature adventure park
Jamaica travel news

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett welcomes new Chukka $2M nature adventure park

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 18, 2020

Jamaica’s attractions sub-sector has received a major boost with the addition of a new nature adventure park in Sandy Bay, ... Read More

Tourism Hero Rebuilds One Tourism Community at a time – virtually
People in Travel & Tourism

Tourism Hero Rebuilds One Tourism Community at a time – virtually

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 14, 2020

World Tourism Network last week honored Robin Richman of Steppin Out Adventure, in Chicago, USA to enter the Hall of ... Read More

Restore Decency in the UNWTO Election: Sign the WTN petition
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

Restore Decency in the UNWTO Election: Sign the WTN petition

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- December 12, 2020

The World Tourism Network today launched the "WTN for Decency in the UNWTO Election" campaign. World Tourism Network is asking ... Read More

Major decline in passenger traffic continues at Frankfurt Airport in November 2020
Airport news

Major decline in passenger traffic continues at Frankfurt Airport in November 2020

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 11, 2020

In November 2020, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) served 656,420 passengers, representing an 87.0 percent decrease compared to the same month last ... Read More

Worst in US history: COVID-19 surpasses WWII and 9/11
Breaking Travel News

Worst in US history: COVID-19 surpasses WWII and 9/11

George Taylor George Taylor- December 4, 2020

407,316 Americans died in World War II. 282,405 Americans died so far because of COVID-19, with 2,492 reported just today. ... Read More

Evidence: Wearing masks saves lives
Breaking Travel News

Evidence: Wearing masks saves lives

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- November 29, 2020

 Ontario's doctors say that wearing a mask or other face covering is one of the easiest and most effective things ... Read More

Minister Bartlett lauds JHTA’s COVID-19 Ambassador Program
Jamaica travel news

Minister Bartlett lauds JHTA’s COVID-19 Ambassador Program

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 26, 2020

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has lauded the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA) for their new COVID-19 Ambassador ... Read More

Lufthansa Group to be first to implement Star Alliance biometrics and usher in a touchless customer experience at airports
Airline News

Lufthansa Group to be first to implement Star Alliance biometrics and usher in a touchless customer experience at airports

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 17, 2020

Star Alliance, the world’s largest airline alliance, has completed development of an interoperable biometric identity and identification platform that will ... Read More

Why Andong is the Capital of the Korean Spirit and Cultural Tourism?
Cultural Travel News

Why Andong is the Capital of the Korean Spirit and Cultural Tourism?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 16, 2020

Andong City in the Republic of Korea is a city of festivals, culture and tourism. The Mayor of this city ... Read More

Minister Bartlett remembers Canadian Tourism icon Edith Baxter
People in Travel & Tourism

Minister Bartlett remembers Canadian Tourism icon Edith Baxter

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 6, 2020

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has expressed deep regret at the passing of long-time friend and industry colleague Edith ... Read More

International Tourism & Investment Conference (ITIC) to shine a light
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International Tourism & Investment Conference (ITIC) to shine a light

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 6, 2020

The annual global tourism investment summit in London, held in partnership with World Travel Market (WTM) will take place from ... Read More

African Tourism Board Birthday Party with Aloha
African Tourism Board News

African Tourism Board Birthday Party with Aloha

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- November 4, 2020

Tomorrow, the African Tourism Board (ATB) is celebrating its two-year anniversary after its soft launch during the 2018 World Travel ... Read More

Fraport Group: Revenue and profit fall sharply amid COVID-19 pandemic in first nine months of 2020
Airport news

Fraport Group: Revenue and profit fall sharply amid COVID-19 pandemic in first nine months of 2020

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 4, 2020

During the first nine months of 2020, Fraport AG’s financial performance was severely impacted by the Covid-19 global pandemic. The ... Read More

Fraport Group Nine Months Revenue and Profit Fall Sharply
Airport news

Fraport Group Nine Months Revenue and Profit Fall Sharply

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 4, 2020

A total of €280 million earmarked for measures to reduce personnel costs – Adjusted operating result (EBITDA) remains positive, backed ... Read More

Emirates CEO predicts Global Aviation: You are part of it!
Airline News

Emirates CEO predicts Global Aviation: You are part of it!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 3, 2020

Sir Tim Clark is ready to share is vision, how will the aviation industry will be shaping and look like ... Read More

Richard Quest still on his Seychelles Quest!
Breaking Travel News

Richard Quest still on his Seychelles Quest!

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

After a successful visit on the island destination in February of this year, CNN’s renowned anchor and international business correspondent ... Read More

The Islands Of The Bahamas announces updated travel and entry protocols
Bahamas travel news

The Islands Of The Bahamas announces updated travel and entry protocols

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

The Islands of The Bahamas today announced streamlined entry protocols that will enable visitors to better and more seamlessly enjoy ... Read More

U.S. Election Determines Future of Travel to Cuba by Americans
Cruise Industry News

U.S. Election Determines Future of Travel to Cuba by Americans

editor editor- October 31, 2020

In the view of the US/Cuba Travel Network, the US election on November 3 is an inescapable watershed for US ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett breaks ground for iconic shopping experience
Jamaica travel news

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett breaks ground for iconic shopping experience

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- October 30, 2020

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett yesterday lead in breaking ground at The Shoppes at Rose Hall, signaling the ... Read More

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 28, 2020

A new organization for the travel and tourism industry has been making headlines. The World Tourism Network (WTN) already established ... Read More

World Tourism Network (WTN): The alternative voice for the global travel industry
Travel Associations News

World Tourism Network (WTN): The alternative voice for the global travel industry

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 23, 2020

World Tourism Network (WTN) is the long-overdue voice of small and medium-size travel and tourism businesses around the world. By ... Read More

Fraport AG successfully places promissory note
Airport news

Fraport AG successfully places promissory note

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- October 22, 2020

Fraport AG has successfully placed a promissory note with six tranches and a total volume of €250 million with investors. ... Read More

eTN Publisher Juergen Steinmetz receives SKAL International Presidents Award
Germany Travel News

eTN Publisher Juergen Steinmetz receives SKAL International Presidents Award

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- October 17, 2020

With travel restrictions and health measures implemented due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, Skål International will for the first time ... Read More

Passenger Levels Still Low at Frankfurt Airport
Airport news

Passenger Levels Still Low at Frankfurt Airport

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 13, 2020

In September 2020, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) served some 1.1 million passengers – an 82.9 percent decline compared to the same ... Read More

Minister Bartlett: St. Thomas being targeted for tourism development
Jamaica travel news

Minister Bartlett: St. Thomas being targeted for tourism development

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

Jamaica's Ministry of Tourism will be taking strategic steps to facilitate the development of tourism in St. Thomas and the ... Read More

Kickoff of the Fall Holiday Season at Frankfurt Airport
Airport news

Kickoff of the Fall Holiday Season at Frankfurt Airport

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- September 28, 2020

The fall travel season is just around the corner: school holidays will start next Friday in Hesse and several other ... Read More

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