Tag: pandemic

COVID-19 Pandemic: No Time for Fiscal Distancing

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 8, 2020 00:38

Africa is now facing challenging times and difficult days with almost all nations within the continent working to contain then control the spread of coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. African countries that ... Read More

Travel Agents Association of India: We Cannot Process Refunds

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 7, 2020 21:39

Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) is the nodal and premier Travel & Tourism association in India. Today, Jyoti Mayal, President of TAAI, issued the following statement in response to ... Read More

Italy in times of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- April 4, 2020 19:13

This week, Italy was paying tribute to those who have died from the COVID-19 coronavirus by flying flags at half-mast. So many people have been infected in the country including ... Read More

World Health Organization declares COVID-19 coronavirus a pandemic

editor editor- March 11, 2020 20:25

The World Health Organization (WHO) wants to shock lethargic countries into pulling out all the stops in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus. To achieve this end, the U.N. health agency ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019 16:39

Alongside President and Secretary Clinton, Jamaica's Minister for Tourism, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett spoke today the ongoing 4th meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Action Network on Post-Disaster Recovery ... Read More

Jamaica Global Resilience Centre to open in October

editor editor- May 8, 2019 23:04

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre is scheduled to open by the first week in October at a newly refurbished J$27 ... Read More

WTTC launches global taskforce on human trafficking

editor editor- April 4, 2019 22:40

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has today announced the formation of a global taskforce to help prevent and combat human trafficking - an illicit activity that affects 30 ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018 21:27

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law cases. Read More

Swine flu update

editor editor- June 12, 2009 08:10

The World Health Organization (WHO) today affirmed that there is a swine flu pandemic, which simply means the virus has now spread to more than one region of the world. Read More

SWINE FLU WATCH: No risk of getting influenza A(H1N1) virus through food, says World Health Organization

editor editor- May 4, 2009 11:14

There is no reason to be afraid of consuming pork or to cull any pigs, the United Nations health agency once again stressed today, despite the detection of the influenza ... Read More

Applying tourism’s lessons learned from SARS to swine flu

editor editor- April 29, 2009 12:25

The global tourism industry is right to be concerned about swine flu and its potential impact on global tourism. Read More

Indonesia: On the brink of “human flu pandemic?”

editor editor- March 20, 2008 22:46

(eTN) - Describing the current bird flu situation in Indonesia as "critical,” the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (UNFAO) has warned the continuing outbreak could lead the virus to ... Read More