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Australia braces for $1.4 billion loss due to Chinese tourism slump

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 7, 2021 18:22

Absence of cashed-up visitors from China will cost Australian tourism $1.4 billion over Chinese New Year holiday period Read More

Tourism and Culture Ministers Urge Everyone to Buy Jamaican This Christmas

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- December 18, 2020 02:16

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett and Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange, have joined forces in calling on Jamaicans and other persons seeking gift items, to ... Read More

2020’s Best Cities for Christmas in US named

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 15, 2020 19:16

With Christmas celebrations constrained by the COVID-19 pandemic but overall holiday spending expected to increase compared to 2019, the travel experts today released a report on 2020’s Best Places for ... 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

Abu Dhabi celebrates UAE 49th National Day with an array of activities

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 1, 2020 19:42

The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has unveiled plans to celebrate the UAE’s 49th National Day through a calendar of thrilling activities, including three ... Read More

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

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- October 30, 2020 19:13

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett yesterday lead in breaking ground at The Shoppes at Rose Hall, signaling the start of the development of Montego Bay’s most iconic shopping ... Read More

Hong Kong Embraces New Norms of Travel

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 26, 2020 21:59

A spotlight is shining on concerted efforts by Hong Kong Tourism Board public and private sectors in preparation for tourism revival in the post-pandemic city. From aviation and hotels, to ... Read More

What Tier 2 means for visitors in Waikiki?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 22, 2020 04:48

Ready for a Helicopter Sightseeing Tour in Hawaii? Would you like to stay in a vacation rental instead of a hotel? What about the gym or golf? A week ago ... Read More

Jota Aviation lands at London Biggin Hill Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 19, 2020 16:00

Jota Aviation, the specialist charter and cargo airline, is opening an operational base at London Biggin Hill Airport.   Currently based at London Southend Airport, Jota Aviation specialises in passenger ... Read More

Hong Kong Tourism Launches Hygiene Protocol

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 13, 2020 11:48

The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) announced today the launch of a standardized COVID-19 hygiene protocol in partnership with the Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency (HKQAA), one of the leading ... Read More

Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines test in-flight shopping platform SKYdeals

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- September 30, 2020 09:25

Due to the current corona pandemic, offers on board had to be restricted. This also applies to onboard sales. To give customers the opportunity to shop above the clouds again, ... Read More

Travel Partnership Corporation Announces Creation of .Travel SmartConnect

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 10, 2020 22:39

Since 2005, .Travel has been the exclusive domain name extension for the travel and tourism industry. Small and medium size travel companies globally have embraced and promoted their .Travel domains, ... Read More

Honolulu shutting down for tourists and residents as of Thursday

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

Reopening Hawaii for tourism seems to be a remote possibility for Waikiki and the Hawaii island of Oahu today after Hawaii Governor Ige approved the request by Honolulu Mayor Caldwell ... Read More

International Golf Travel Market in Wales postponed until 2021

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- August 3, 2020 15:29

Reed Travel Exhibitions, the exhibition organizers behind IGTM (International Golf Travel Market) has confirmed that IGTM 2020 (due to take place 19th – 22nd October 2020) at Celtic Manor Wales ... Read More

US Tourism Outlook 2020-2023: US Travel is in deep trouble!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 21, 2020 22:34

The United States Travel and Tourism industry is in deep trouble.  Brand USA today updated the US travel and tourism industry about the latest trends due to the COVID-19 outbreak. ... Read More

Thailand stays so amazing when reopening tourism resilient Thai Style

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 13, 2020 05:38

Thailand is hurting and the tourism industry of Amazing Thailand is bleeding. The people in the Siam Kingdom are once again resilient and persistent. The country has chosen life over ... Read More

UK cities step up the ranking of the most expensive in the world

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- July 3, 2020 15:56

The latest Cost of Living report reveals UK cities step up the ranking of the most expensive in the world due to the improved strength of the GBP against most ... Read More

Future of post-COVID luxury travel revealed

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- July 2, 2020 18:51

In the first global temperature check of the travel advisor community, the results of international research among global luxury travel agents have been released.  Timed to coincide with the ease ... Read More

COVID-19 and 4th of July: 78% of Americans will spend less money this year

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- June 25, 2020 23:32

Over 78 percent of Americans will spend less money this Fourth of July compared to last year as the country slowly reopens in the wake of COVID-19, according to a ... Read More

Dubai malls and stores re-opening tomorrow

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- June 3, 2020 01:08

The authorities at the United Arab Emirates’ business hub, Dubai, began easing COVID-19 restrictions in late May, and some retail and wholesale businesses re-opened recently, subject to social distancing, along ... Read More

Airport retailing market projected to grow amid COVID-19 crisis

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- June 2, 2020 15:54

Amid the COVID-19 crisis and the looming economic recession, the airport retailing market worldwide will grow by a projected US $24.8 Billion, during the analysis period, driven by a revised ... Read More

Tourism growth expected to drive the rise of European travel retail market

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- May 30, 2020 16:16

Travel retail has shown steady growth in recent years in the world. Europe is the second-largest travel retail market after Asia-pacific and the UK is the highest contributor to the ... Read More

Sandals Corporate University: Higher Education with a Higher Purpose

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 27, 2020 03:00

Always there to greet visitors with a warm smile, the staff at Sandals Resorts is committed to making its guests’ Luxury Included® Vacation the best it can be. But when ... Read More

Hawaii beat the Virus!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 25, 2020 21:24

Let Florida, California, Spain, or Italy reopen their travel and tourism industry. Beaches in Florida, California, Spain or Italy can be testing grounds, but not Hawaii. This seems to be ... Read More

Layaway & Playaway: Sandals and Beaches Resorts Sets Your Dream Vacation in Motion

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 16, 2020 01:13

People are dreaming of their next vacation away from the stay-at-home lockdown, and an all-inclusive resort takes all the worries over where to stay, what to do, and where to ... Read More

As COVID-19 cases dwindle, Thailand re-opens shopping malls, stores

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- May 15, 2020 19:29

As the number Thailand's new COVID-19 cases dwindles, Thai government officials announced that the country's shopping malls, department stores and other retail businesses will be allowed to re-open and resume operations ... Read More

Q&A: Relaunching Tourism in Hawaii – You Are Invited

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 12, 2020 22:18

Tourism wholesale organizations are demanding answers on relaunching tourism in Hawaii. With the possibility of Hawaii Governor Ige “reopening" Hawaii soon to shopping, dining out, and of course tourists, many ... Read More

First Disneyland park reopens since COVID-19 pandemic outbreak

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- May 12, 2020 01:14

Shanghai Disneyland became the first Disneyland theme park in the world, to reopen since the outbreak of the global COVID-19 pandemic. The Shanghai Disney Resort announced its temporary closure in ... Read More

What to do this stay-at-home Mother’s Day?

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 9, 2020 19:56

This year, because of the coronavirus, it will be a stay-at-home Mother's Day. There will be no restaurant buffets to go to, no leisurely shopping in the malls, probably not ... Read More

Sandals Resorts Cleanliness and Safety are Priority #1

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 4, 2020 23:07

"At Sandals Resorts, cleanliness and safety have always been priority #1. Our loyal guests and incredible team members are part of the Sandals family, and we take care of our ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Visitor arrivals, spending down more than 50 percent

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2020 19:34

In March 2020, both Hawaii visitor spending and Hawaii visitor arrivals were down more than 50 percent compared to a year ago, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to preliminary ... Read More

Prime Minister: Poland’s hotels and shopping centers will reopen on May 4

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2020 15:36

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki announced today that the country's hotels and shopping centers will be re-opening on May 4. Further steps to unfreeze the economy, including a reopening of ... Read More

Sandals Foundation: A Decade of Facing the Caribbean

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 25, 2020 00:50

For over 10 years, the Sandals Foundation has been a way for Sandals and Beaches to give back to the community through initiatives that support, uplift, and improve the lives ... Read More

After the Lockdown: Why Choose an All-inclusive Vacation?

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 10, 2020 23:59

One day this COVID-19 coronavirus will be behind us, and lockdowns will be lifted around the world. When it does, will travel be on your list of things to do? ... Read More

Need a face mask? What Airlines won’t tell you yet?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 9, 2020 00:50

United Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Airlines, Jet Blue, Hawaiian Airlines, Alaska Airlines were asked, by eTurboNews, but none of the U.S. airline carriers wanted to comment. After talking to a ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Visitor spending increased to $1.46 billion in February 2020

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 31, 2020 19:36

In February 2020, flight cancellations to the Hawaiian Islands began due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. The China market had the greatest impact during February with direct air service suspended ... Read More