Tag: Coronavirus

50 US States: What are the 50 COVID-19 restrictions in place?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 19, 2020 23:18

Most States in the United States of America ask their citizens to stay home, but not all States follow such a directive. Some states have no plans of re-opening their ... Read More

6000 Coronavirus dead unreported: Corpses left on the sidewalk

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 19, 2020 00:31

Officially Ecuador reported 9022 cases of Coronavirus infections with 456 deaths. The country said 1009 recovered and 7,558 active cases are remaining. 26 people per million died, which is a ... Read More

In troubled times, friends and allies must pull together

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 18, 2020 20:56

As the world is witnessing the increasing cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic spread and deaths in almost all the countries, all nations should pull their forces together with joint ... Read More

Mo Ibrahim Foundation Calls for Action from Africa

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 18, 2020 20:29

The African governance and leadership enhancing organization, the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, has endorsed the “Call for Action” from African and European leaders to address the need for strong and collective ... Read More

Hawaii vacation? Visit Florida instead during Coronavirus

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 18, 2020 05:19

Hawaii is trying hard to make it impossible for tourists to visit the Aloha State during the ongoing Coronavirus epidemic. Now there is an alternative in the United States:  The ... Read More

Post COVID Challenges Ahead for Travel and Tourism

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- April 18, 2020 02:54

As expected, the travel and tourism industry is looking forward to a post-virus era when tourism is likely to get back to near normal. In an exercise directed to accomplish ... Read More

American Bus Task Force Launched for COVID-19 Recovery

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 18, 2020 02:20

The American Bus Association (ABA) Task Force was launched as the association works to help its members with the next steps toward recovery after the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis. The American ... Read More

Saint Martin Official update on COVID-19 response

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 17, 2020 22:30

The entire world is going through serious turmoil with an unprecedented health crisis. Every country is impacted. Patience and confinement seem to be the only appropriate response. As the President ... Read More

St. Kitts and Nevis Curfew Extended by Government

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 17, 2020 22:04

The St. Kitts and Nevis curfew was extended by the Government. There are currently 14 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Federation of St. Kitts & Nevis. A total of ... Read More

Is Hawaii winning the war against Coronavirus?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 17, 2020 02:04

The shaka hand sign, sometimes known as "hang loose," is a gesture of friendly intent often associated with Hawaii and surf culture. When it comes to Mayor Caldwell of Honolulu, ... Read More

Read the original SOS letter to Congress on behalf of DMOs

editor editor- April 17, 2020 01:23

In an SOS letter to Congress, specifically Speaker Pelosi and Minority Leader McCarthy, destination marketing organizations (DMOs) were brought into the spotlight with the letter urging support from the U.S. ... Read More

Official COVID-19 Statement: Barbados

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 17, 2020 01:22

On Saturday, April 11, 2020, Prime Minister of Barbados, the Hon. Mia Amor Mottley, announced that the current curfew will be extended until midnight on Sunday, May 3, 2020. Prime ... Read More

Coronavirus Stats: The World’s New Daily Routine

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 16, 2020 20:35

Am I the only one that has made checking the daily COVID-19 Coronavirus stats one of the first things I do in the morning? It has gotten to the point ... Read More

Travel and Tourism Predictions: What might the future hold?

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- April 16, 2020 02:39

Skal International Bangkok President Andrew J. Wood gives his thoughts on what might be expected once the COVID-19 coronavirus starts to dissipate in this article on travel and tourism predictions. ... Read More

IPW is Cancelled Announces U.S. Travel Association

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 15, 2020 21:42

The U.S. Travel Association announced IPW is cancelled which was to take place in Las Vegas, Nevada, from May 30-June 3, 2020. The event is a travel industry marketplace that ... Read More

Nevis Mango and Food Festival 2020 Postponed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2020 16:24

The global community is in the grip of the COVID-19 virus, declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization. As the coronavirus outbreak continues to spread, in accordance with the ... Read More

Is Tourism in Hawaii about to commit suicide? Realities seen by hotel staff

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2020 02:19

The biggest industry in Hawaii is Tourism. Tourism is everyone's business. Is the visitor industry about to commit suicide and kill many of the 1.2 million people living in Hawaii ... Read More

Are you waiting on your stimulus check?

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 15, 2020 00:53

The U.S. Government signed a bill into law providing for a stimulus check for Americans to counteract the economic fallout from the COVID-19 coronavirus. This stimulus package is known as ... Read More

Airlines now in good shape while U.S. blames World Health Organization for COVID-19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 14, 2020 22:28

The World Health Organization is to blame for so many deaths and the spread of COVID-19, according to U.S. President Trump. At the same time, the President said United Airlines, ... Read More

America’s Food Supply: Safe During Pandemic?

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 14, 2020 20:54

Smithfield Foods is the world’s largest pork processor, and on Sunday, the plant in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, shut down “until further notice.” The processing facility closed because of a ... Read More

Infected in the US, Israel, Palestine! How to survive? 3 women share their stories

The Media Line The Media Line- April 14, 2020 04:32

The world is coming together. Coronavirus knows no borders, has no mercy and wants to kill. At the same time, COVID-19 may be our best chance of global peace and ... Read More

Sri Lanka Wildlife Parks: Post-COVID-19 Operations a New Start?

Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka- April 14, 2020 02:41

The current ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has brought tourism and leisure travel to its knees in Sri Lanka and around the world. With extended curfews and strict restrictions of movement, almost ... Read More

Trump COVID-19 Briefing: For Americans or Self Promotion?

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 14, 2020 01:19

The daily President Trump COVID-19 briefing today, Monday, April 13, 2020, did not come across as a means to inform the American public about the latest developments in the battle against ... Read More

COVID-19 Coronavirus: Nature’s Wake-up Call to Mankind?

Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka- April 13, 2020 22:31

Today, mankind has enabled technological and scientific progress to eradicate diseases, helped increase life expectancy, reduced starvation and extreme poverty, revolutionized transport and communications, explored other worlds in the universe, ... Read More

Tokyo Narita Airport quarantines arriving passenger in a cardboard box

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 13, 2020 00:32

All passengers arriving in Japan at Tokyo Narita airport among others are tested for Coronavirus upon landing.  Tokyo Narita Airport baggage claim has become a cardboard box hotel for arriving international ... Read More

Swiss Whistleblower’s shocking conclusion on COVID-19 and a new super virus

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 11, 2020 08:40

In the first two days, the article by Prof. Dr. med. HC Paul Robert Vogt from Switzerland hasbeen read over 350,000 times and shared a thousand times. Professor Vogt is a Cardiac ... Read More

Hilton Hawaiian Village calls it quits converting Waikiki into a ghost town

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 11, 2020 06:30

Waikiki already feels like a ghost town with most major hotels closed. The Sheraton Waikiki told eTurboNews today they no longer accept guests but are still open. Trump Hotel and ... Read More

New Hawaii Tourist Attractions includes Drones, Lights and Police amidst COVID-19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 10, 2020 23:59

The fight against Coronavirus turned into putting in place two tourist attractions on the Island of Oahu. The two new tourist attractions just opened in time for the Easter weekend  ... Read More

Hawaii Tourists Still Arriving in Hawaii Despite COVID-19

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 10, 2020 20:50

Yesterday, Thursday, April 9, 2020, 663 people arrived in Hawaii. Of those arriving to Hawaii tourists totaled 107 and there were 171 residents. Even though the number of passengers flying ... Read More

God Loves Burundi so the rest of Africa can get the virus?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 10, 2020 05:57

Burundi, officially the Republic of Burundi, is a landlocked country in the Great Rift Valley where the African Great Lakes region and East Africa converge. Burundi is a small country ... Read More

How to Properly Wash and Sanitize Your Face Masks

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 10, 2020 02:49

During this COVID-19 pandemic, as we all make, purchase, and most importantly, strap on face masks before heading outside to complete our essential tasks, a logical question is: “How do ... Read More

African Development Bank to provide Response Facility for COVID-19 Pandemic

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 10, 2020 02:29

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has created a COVID-19 Response Facility to African countries targeting to assist the regional member states in fighting the pandemic. The US$10 billion Response ... Read More

Dominica COVID-19 Coronavirus Official Update on the nation

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 10, 2020 00:44

National Epidemiologist (Ag) in the Ministry of Health, Wellness and New Health Investment, Dr. Shulladin Ahmed, updated the nation on Dominica COVID 19 coronavirus statistics on April 8, 2020. The ... Read More

The Recovery of Tourism Must Begin Now

Hon Edmund Bartlett, Minister of Tourism Jamaica Hon Edmund Bartlett, Minister of Tourism Jamaica- April 10, 2020 00:43

The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) recently upgraded the risk of transmission of COVID-19 to the Caribbean Region to Very High. The projection is now that the impact of the ... Read More

Hawaiian Airlines Suffers Sharp Decline Due to COVID-19

editor editor- April 9, 2020 21:40

Hawaiian Airlines saw deep drops system-wide traffic statistics in the first quarter of 2020 specifically in March. Of course, this is due to restrictions on travel mandated by government in ... Read More

Spanish Jamaica Foundation Makes US$200,000 Donation for COVID-19

editor editor- April 9, 2020 21:00

The Spanish Jamaica Foundation has donated US$200,000 (J$28 million) to the Government of Jamaica’s COVID-19 Recovery Program. The donation will go towards the procurement of well-needed protective gear and ventilators. ... Read More