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ECPAT-USA report: Human Trafficking Laws for Lodging Industry
Human Rights News

ECPAT-USA report: Human Trafficking Laws for Lodging Industry

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 20, 2021

An updated ECPAT-USA report details laws in all 50 states and 23 US territories, counties, and cities for the lodging ... 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

Accor sets ambitious lineup for 2021 new hotel openings
Hotel & Resort News

Accor sets ambitious lineup for 2021 new hotel openings

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

Accor looks forward to a bounty of new properties and new beginnings around the world Read More

The Sandals legacy continues
Jamaica travel news

The Sandals legacy continues

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 19, 2021

Sandals Resorts International has announced Adam Stewart's appointment as the resort company's Executive Chairman, continuing the Sandals legacy. Stewart becomes ... 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

Abu Dhabi Tourism targets 100% Go Safe-certified destination
United Arab Emirates Travel and Tourism News

Abu Dhabi Tourism targets 100% Go Safe-certified destination

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

DCT Abu Dhabi’s Go Safe campaign underpins Abu Dhabi’s efforts to safely reopen its attractions for domestic and international visitors Read More

Etihad Airways to offer IATA Travel Pass to its passengers
Airline News

Etihad Airways to offer IATA Travel Pass to its passengers

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

IATA Travel Pass will initially be offered to Etihad’s guests on selected flights from Abu Dhabi in the first quarter ... Read More

Emirates one of the first airlines to trial IATA Travel Pass
Airline News

Emirates one of the first airlines to trial IATA Travel Pass

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

IATA Travel Pass enables Emirates passengers to create a ‘digital passport’ to verify their pre-travel test or vaccination meets the ... 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

Sandals and Beaches Resorts Elevates “Travel With Confidence” Program
Jamaica travel news

Sandals and Beaches Resorts Elevates “Travel With Confidence” Program

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 19, 2021

Sandals Resorts International has announced it is offering complimentary COVID-19 testing beginning January 26 to all registered guests across its ... 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

Marriott International to open 100 hotels in Asia Pacific in 2021
Hotel & Resort News

Marriott International to open 100 hotels in Asia Pacific in 2021

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

Marriott International continues to strengthen its footprint, with several expected brand debuts across Asia Pacific Read More

American Airlines, United and Delta return to Bonaire this winter
Caribbean News

American Airlines, United and Delta return to Bonaire this winter

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

Bonaire welcomes back North American travelers with direct flight service set to resume from Atlanta, Miami, Houston and Newark Read More

Most dangerous US National Parks named
USA Travel News

Most dangerous US National Parks named

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

From accidental falls to drowning and even attacks by wild animals - US national parks can be dangerous places to ... Read More

Middle East hotels ready to capitalize on workation trend
Hospitality Industry News

Middle East hotels ready to capitalize on workation trend

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

‘On the go’ bleisure stays increasingly popular with Gen Z singletons, white collar millennials and other digital nomads Read More

Qatar Airways receives 5-Star COVID-19 Airline Safety Rating
Airline News

Qatar Airways receives 5-Star COVID-19 Airline Safety Rating

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

Qatar Airways kept flying throughout COVID-19, taking over 3.1 million people home since the start of the pandemic Read More

Wildlife conservation in style with a feel for African communities
Tanzania Travel and Tourism News

Wildlife conservation in style with a feel for African communities

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 16, 2021

In Ngorongoro in Tanzania, local communities are benefiting directly from tourism gains accrued from over 600,000 tourists visiting the park ... 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

Africa is set to roll out its Single Passport this year
African Tourism Board News

Africa is set to roll out its Single Passport this year

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 16, 2021

African passport is the flagship project of the 2063 Agenda aiming to remove restrictions on Africans' ability to travel, work ... 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

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

Delta Air Lines bans pro-Trump hoodlums from its flights
Airline News

Delta Air Lines bans pro-Trump hoodlums from its flights

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

Delta Air puts Donald Trump supporters who heckled Mitt Romney and Lindsey Graham on no-fly list 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

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