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Skal International Executive Board: New 2021 leadership

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- January 28, 2021 01:20

The 2021 Skal International Executive Board met for the first time in a virtual meeting to kick start 2021 with a new set of goals. Read More

EU to Italian Air Transport: Renounce Alitalia!

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- January 28, 2021 00:53

Although Italia Air Transport likes the idea of keeping the recognizable Alitalia brand, it may have to renounce its acquisition in order to be able to access the 3 billion ... Read More

Sandals Foundation partners with Jabez House Feed A Family Food Drive

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 28, 2021 00:32

Continuing Gordon “Butch” Stewart’s legacy of love, the Sandals Foundation has steadfastly kept marching and giving through storms, pandemics, and the passing of it’s founder. Taking up the helm is ... Read More

Yucatan to US: Rapid COVID-19 tests for travelers

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 27, 2021 03:05

An initiative that aims to facilitate transit of US-bound passengers who wish to visit the state of Yucatan or are already there has been instituted for travelers Flying from Meridia ... Read More

Hawaiian Airlines reports $162.6 million dollar loss

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 27, 2021 01:41

As is the case for all airlines around the world, Hawaiian Airlines witnessed a huge loss of close to $163 million in the final quarter of 32020. Read More

Destination DC launches new website

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 26, 2021 22:48

Visitation to Washington, DC in 2021 has inspired new and engaging content and immersive design at the official Washington tourism website. Read More

COVID pushing 2021 events to 2022: AIME cancelled

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 26, 2021 02:35

The CEO of Talk2 Media & Events, Matt Pearce, organizer, announced the Asian Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event for 2021 - AIME - cancelled. He said, “The Business Events industry ... Read More

India Tourism: Change at the top

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 26, 2021 02:15

The Ministry of Tourism for the Government of India announced a new Secretary has been named. Arvind Singh will step into the position beginning February 1, 2021. Read More

Malta Luxury Product Continues to Expand

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 25, 2021 22:17

Malta, an archipelago located in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea, has been acclaimed for its luxurious accommodations, warm climate, and 7,000 years of history. Visitors can enjoy the new ... Read More

Hawaii vacation rentals outrunning standard hotels

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 25, 2021 20:55

With more tourists arriving in Hawaii ever since the state changed travel rules back on October 15, the Hawaii Tourism Authority has been tracking where these holiday makers are staying. ... Read More

New findings of early man at tourist site Olduvai Gorge

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 23, 2021 21:15

Olduvai Gorge is a key tourist site where visitors can learn about human evolution and prehistory. The site and new museum attract local and international tourists to visit and experience ... Read More

Sunwing Airlines and pilots reach tentative agreement

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 23, 2021 21:03

The Unifor 7378 Sunwing Pilot collective agreement expired on November 30, 2020, and it was announced that a tentative agreement has been reached with Sunwing Airlines which operates out of ... Read More

Grenada Hotel & Tourism Association announces new President

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 23, 2021 02:48

The new President of the Grenada Hotel & Tourism Association is taking over during a challenging time in the tourism sector. He and the GHTA Board and committees have committed ... Read More

Ayurveda Tourism: The right time for healing is now

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 22, 2021 02:28

The Government of India is pushing for Ayurveda Tourism which focuses on healing and wellness as the absolute right time to be promoted considering the global health issues due to ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister officially launches Kenya’s Global Tourism Resilience Satellite Centre

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 21, 2021 23:30

Kenya’s Global Tourism Resilience Satellite Centre has been officially launched by founder and Co-Chair of the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre and Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett. ... Read More

United Airlines sets 2021 financial focus on recovery

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 21, 2021 02:12

United Airlines announced today its 2020 financial results along with recovery plans for 2021. The airline has used cost savings, liquidity funding, and cash burn to get through 2020 which ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board appoints BRANDit as India Representative

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 21, 2021 00:38

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) appointed BRANDit as its official representative in India. Nominated to be the face of the beautiful 115-island destination in the Indian subcontinent, the BRANDit team ... Read More

Tanzania establishes National Convention Bureau

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 20, 2021 00:45

Tanzania has established a Nationoal Convention Biurea as plans get underway to diversify the tourism offerings by reaching out to tourists attending meetings and conferences. By providing more venues, the ... Read More

The Sandals legacy continues

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 19, 2021 22:38

Sandals Resorts International has announced Adam Stewart's appointment as the resort company's Executive Chairman, continuing the Sandals legacy. Stewart becomes just the second Chairman in the company’s 40-year history. He ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism congratulates Adam Stewart on being named Executive Chairman of SRI

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 19, 2021 21:32

Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has extended heartfelt congratulations to renowned hotelier, Adam Stewart, on his appointment as Executive Chairman of Sandals Resorts International (SRI), following the recent passing of ... Read More

India skies in need of expansion

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 19, 2021 02:45

India must welcome increased air capacity in order for tourism to receive a much-need boost. To this end, a few carriers have indicated the beginning of new service. Specifically, the ... Read More

Airports Council International cancels 2021 ACI Africa event

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 19, 2021 02:30

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to stomp out hope of reactivating events that had to be cancelled in 2020 due to the coronavirus. Its latest victim is the Airport Council International ... Read More

Sandals and Beaches Resorts Elevates “Travel With Confidence” Program

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 19, 2021 01:27

Sandals Resorts International has announced it is offering complimentary COVID-19 testing beginning January 26 to all registered guests across its Sandals and Beaches Resorts on-resort prior to their departure. This ... Read More

Seychelles Wonders brought to Switzerland yet again!

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 18, 2021 21:30

Beginning on a grand note, Seychelles Islands shows off its wonders in Switzerland, as the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) launches a two-week advertising campaign in the European nation- a second ... Read More

Federturismo in favor of Travel License for vaccinated people

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- January 16, 2021 20:56

Federturismo, the Italian Federation for Travel Agents, is pleading with the Technical Scientific Committee to help restart tourism by its extension of the country’s state of emergency. Its President, Marina ... Read More

Mausoleum of Augustus circa 28 BC reopens to the public

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- January 16, 2021 20:25

The Mausoleum of Augustus is a funerary monument of the emperor Octavian Augustus. Construction began by his will in 29 BC, when he had not yet become emperor. Building started ... Read More

India travel agents appeal for urgent vaccinated travelers protocol

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 16, 2021 19:58

The officers of the Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) are making an urgent appeal to the Minister of Civil Aviation and Minister of Tourism to establish protocols for travelers ... Read More

Latin America: Spectator or actor in international organizations?

Galileo Violini Galileo Violini- January 16, 2021 18:56

The unjustified advance of the date and the impossibility for many Ministers of Tourism to travel to Madrid, transfers the representation of the member states to their ambassadors in the ... Read More

Redefining the way the world goes on vacation

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 15, 2021 21:56

Legendary Jamaican entrepreneur Gordon “Butch” Stewart, one of the hospitality industry’s most vibrant personalities and founder of Sandals Resorts International, the world’s leading all-inclusive resort company, died at the age ... Read More

UNWTO election of Secretary General

Galileo Violini Galileo Violini- January 15, 2021 21:24

The campaign for the UNWTO election of Secretary General (World Tourism Organization) is currently underway. Unfortunately, discussions linked to controversial procedures that could favor one of the candidates, especially if ... Read More

Alitalia airline: Hypothesis of the sale

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- January 15, 2021 03:09

Alitalia airline is being sold off bit by bit, one piece at a time. Steps being taken include what is being called a Plan B, the aviation part, along with ... Read More

U.S. Travel Praises President-elect Biden’s Emergency Relief Plan

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 15, 2021 01:46

“Accelerating the distribution of vaccines is the key to getting travel back to normal, and we applaud President-elect Biden’s emphasis on a robust federal leadership role to get as many ... Read More

Italy and the election of UNWTO Secretary General

Galileo Violini Galileo Violini- January 14, 2021 23:16

On January 19, 2021, the Executive Council of the UNWTO (World Tourism Organization) should appoint the next UNWTO Secretary General, an appointment that will have to be ratified in October ... Read More

Quick-witted Wheel of Fortune contestant wins featured trip to Nevis

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 14, 2021 21:38

The Nevis Tourism Authority hit the ground running to kickstart its marketing efforts for 2021 by being featured on Wheel of Fortune for December 30, 2020. A marvelous trip to ... Read More

Belize and Costa Rica respond to new CDC requirement for US travel

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 14, 2021 02:53

As the cases of COVID-19 continue to accelerate in the America, the US CDC has instituted a new protocol for everyone enterting the country. All travelers will now be required ... Read More

The Bahamas poised to seamlessly integrate new CDC order into existing protocols

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 14, 2021 00:09

Yesterday, the U.S. Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that all air passengers flying to the U.S. from a foreign country will be required to show proof of ... Read More