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Federturismo in favor of Travel License for vaccinated people
Italy travel news

Federturismo in favor of Travel License for vaccinated people

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- January 16, 2021

Federturismo, the Italian Federation for Travel Agents, is pleading with the Technical Scientific Committee to help restart tourism by its ... Read More

India travel agents appeal for urgent vaccinated travelers protocol
India Travel News

India travel agents appeal for urgent vaccinated travelers protocol

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 16, 2021

The officers of the Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) are making an urgent appeal to the Minister of Civil ... 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

WestJet announces retirement of Chief Operating Officer
Airline News

WestJet announces retirement of Chief Operating Officer

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 15, 2021

Captain Jeff Martin, WestJet Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer announces his retirement 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

Alitalia airline: Hypothesis of the sale
Airline News

Alitalia airline: Hypothesis of the sale

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- January 15, 2021

Alitalia airline is being sold off bit by bit, one piece at a time. Steps being taken include what is ... 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

US travel agency air ticket sales show seasonal trend in December
Aviation News

US travel agency air ticket sales show seasonal trend in December

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

US travel agencies' December 2020 air ticket sales were down 83% compared to December 2019, when sales totaled $6.1 billion Read More

Allegiant Air announces new nonstop service from Nashville to Key West
Airline News

Allegiant Air announces new nonstop service from Nashville to Key West

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

Nashville is known for its friendly travelers who are eager to explore the Florida Keys Read More

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

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

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 14, 2021

As the cases of COVID-19 continue to accelerate in the America, the US CDC has instituted a new protocol for ... Read More

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

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

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 14, 2021

Yesterday, the U.S. Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that all air passengers flying to the U.S. from ... Read More

US DOT adopts new airline passenger protections
Aviation News

US DOT adopts new airline passenger protections

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 13, 2021

New regulations that apply to airlines bumping passengers and mishandling baggage announced Read More

How you can influence the future of Aviation?
Airline News

How you can influence the future of Aviation?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 13, 2021

The World Tourism Network emerged out of a grassroots initiatives known as rebuilding.travel. Aviation veteran Vijay Poonoosamy, a former VP ... Read More

Munich Airport’s passenger numbers decline to 11.1 million
Airport news

Munich Airport’s passenger numbers decline to 11.1 million

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 13, 2021

Global travel restrictions have had a drastic effect on traffic development at Munich Airport Read More

US Travel: We appreciate CDC international travel testing mandate
Airline News

US Travel: We appreciate CDC international travel testing mandate

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 13, 2021

With a risk-based, layered approach to health and safety throughout every aspect of travel, it’s possible to both protect public ... Read More

FlyArystan: 1.5 milion passengers in 2020
Airline News

FlyArystan: 1.5 milion passengers in 2020

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 13, 2021

Since its operations began in May 2019, FlyArystan has carried over 2.2 million passengers Read More

Fraport AG receives CEIV Pharma recertification
Airport news

Fraport AG receives CEIV Pharma recertification

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 13, 2021

IATA’s pharma certificate awarded for exemplary handling of temperature-sensitive goods at Frankfurt Airport Read More

Spain snowstorm: Extraordinary acts of ordinary people
Spain travel news

Spain snowstorm: Extraordinary acts of ordinary people

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- January 13, 2021

Spain is suffering the effects of a major snowstorm by the name of Filomena, bringing record-breaking low temperatures and mountains ... Read More

WTTC: Downfall of discriminating against unvaccinated travelers
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WTTC: Downfall of discriminating against unvaccinated travelers

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 13, 2021

With comprehensive COVID-19 testing allowing for the free and safe movement of travelers, there should be no further requirements for ... Read More

Sabre and Jeju Air renew long-term distribution partnership
Aviation News

Sabre and Jeju Air renew long-term distribution partnership

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 13, 2021

Jeju Air and Sabre Corporation affirm long-term relationship as the carrier ramps up route resumption Read More

Canada’s airline workers devastated by lack of direct financial aid to sector
Aviation News

Canada’s airline workers devastated by lack of direct financial aid to sector

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 12, 2021

Canada's Minister of Transport and the airlines urged to do whatever it takes to support Canadian aviation workers in the ... Read More

United Airlines receives hospital-grade certification for cleaning and safety
Airline News

United Airlines receives hospital-grade certification for cleaning and safety

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 12, 2021

Recognition from APEX and SimpliFlying underscores that United will continue to innovate and raise the standard when it comes to ... Read More

Jetcraft appoints Americas Sales Director
People in Travel & Tourism

Jetcraft appoints Americas Sales Director

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 12, 2021

Spangler will oversee Jetcraft’s strategic partnerships in the region, including Aerolineas Ejecutivas which operates as a Jetcraft authorized representative in ... Read More

Eight people dead, thousands stranded as huge snowstorm hits Japan
Japan travel news

Eight people dead, thousands stranded as huge snowstorm hits Japan

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 12, 2021

During the worst of the snow, about 1,500 vehicles were stranded on the Hokuriku Expressway in Fukui Perfection Read More

ETF: Discussion on slots ignores aviation workers’ main concerns
Aviation News

ETF: Discussion on slots ignores aviation workers’ main concerns

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 11, 2021

European aviation is in dire straits, and the current discussion on airport slots is doing little to address aviation workers’ ... Read More

US travel agency air ticket volume still down nearly 70%
Aviation News

US travel agency air ticket volume still down nearly 70%

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 11, 2021

ARC reports that airline ticket sales by US travel agencies are still in the red Read More

Emirates expands its operations in the Americas
Airline News

Emirates expands its operations in the Americas

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 11, 2021

Emirates resumes flights to Seattle, Dallas, San Francisco, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York JFK, Toronto and Washington DC Read More

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