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How to Make Ramen Noodles Restaurant Worthy
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How to Make Ramen Noodles Restaurant Worthy

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 8, 2020

What to cook for dinner? In this COVID-19 coronavirus age of #stayathome and limited supplies at the grocery stores, many ... Read More

COVID-19 Pandemic: No Time for Fiscal Distancing
Travel Safety & Emergencies

COVID-19 Pandemic: No Time for Fiscal Distancing

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 8, 2020

Africa is now facing challenging times and difficult days with almost all nations within the continent working to contain then ... Read More

Tokyo 2020 organizers cancel Olympic Flame display in Fukushima
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Tokyo 2020 organizers cancel Olympic Flame display in Fukushima

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 7, 2020

Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee officials announced today that the exhibition of the Olympic Flame will be closed. The exhibition was ... Read More

Two more cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Belize
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Two more cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Belize

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 7, 2020

Belize Ministry of Health has continued to scale up testing for COVID-19 and a further 26 samples were tested on ... Read More

COVID-19: Best Advice in the World
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COVID-19: Best Advice in the World

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- April 7, 2020

We are living in extraordinary times. With the world forced into a complete shutdown and travel by any means frowned ... Read More

Dominica reports new case of coronavirus
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Dominica reports new case of coronavirus

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 7, 2020

Dominica’s Minister for Health, Wellness and New Health Investment, Dr. Irving McIntyre announced an additional case on COVID-19 in Dominica.  ... Read More

Barbados reports its third death from COVID-19 virus
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Barbados reports its third death from COVID-19 virus

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 7, 2020

Barbados officials report that a 95-year-old man, who was very ill when he presented with symptoms of COVID-19 last Sunday, ... Read More

Travel Agents Association of India: We Cannot Process Refunds
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Travel Agents Association of India: We Cannot Process Refunds

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 7, 2020

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

Lufthansa: It will take years for air travel demand to return to pre-crisis levels
Airline News

Lufthansa: It will take years for air travel demand to return to pre-crisis levels

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 7, 2020

The Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG does not expect the aviation industry to return to pre-coronavirus crisis levels very ... Read More

Global tourism & leisure industry deals total $3.8 billion in February 2020
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Global tourism & leisure industry deals total $3.8 billion in February 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 7, 2020

Total tourism & leisure industry M&A (mergers & acquisitions) deals in February 2020 worth $3.8 billion were announced globally. The ... Read More

Lufthansa brings eight million protective masks to Munich
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Lufthansa brings eight million protective masks to Munich

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 7, 2020

A Lufthansa Cargo aircraft carrying eight million COVID-19 protective masks on board landed in Munich, late Tuesday afternoon. The Boeing ... Read More

25 million jobs at risk with airline shutdown
Airline News

25 million jobs at risk with airline shutdown

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 7, 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released new analysis showing that some 25 million jobs are at risk of ... Read More

Future profitability of travel firms threatened by lack of staff commitment
People in Travel & Tourism

Future profitability of travel firms threatened by lack of staff commitment

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 7, 2020

Industry-wide, travel firms are making staff adjustments to stay operational during this coronavirus-induced existential crisis, putting staff commitment under considerable ... Read More

Delta Air Lines donates 200,000 pounds of food to people in need
Airline News

Delta Air Lines donates 200,000 pounds of food to people in need

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 7, 2020

Delta Air Lines is providing more than 200,000 pounds of food to hospitals, community food banks and other organizations around ... Read More

Israel bans out-of-town travel, makes masks in public mandatory
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

Israel bans out-of-town travel, makes masks in public mandatory

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 7, 2020

Israeli authorities are trying to stem the deadly spread of COVID-19 virus by tightening travel restrictions for the Passover holiday, ... Read More

A Step by Step Guide for Tourism Recovery during and after COVID-19
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A Step by Step Guide for Tourism Recovery during and after COVID-19

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- April 7, 2020

The unprecedented societal changes brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic are dramatically affecting tourism. It is too early to know ... Read More

Frankfurt Airport: Weekly Traffic Figures for March 30 – April 5
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Frankfurt Airport: Weekly Traffic Figures for March 30 – April 5

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 7, 2020

Frankfurt Airport bundles all passenger handling operations in Terminal 1, Concourses B and C, effective today (April 7) – Passenger ... Read More

Free of Coronavirus are 15 Countries including 10 Island Nations
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Free of Coronavirus are 15 Countries including 10 Island Nations

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 7, 2020

Which countries in the world don't have the coronavirus yet - and what is the reason and WHY?  15 countries ... Read More

Israel to produce beard-friendly COVID-19 masks for religious orthodoxes
Cultural Travel News

Israel to produce beard-friendly COVID-19 masks for religious orthodoxes

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 7, 2020

Because of the rampant global COVID-19 pandemic, Israeli authorities have asked the public to cover their mouths and noses in ... Read More

Aeromexico: Passenger numbers down 41.5% in March
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Aeromexico: Passenger numbers down 41.5% in March

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 7, 2020

Grupo Aeromexico S.A.B. de C.V. today reported March 2020 operational results. Grupo Aeromexico transported 1 million 39 thousand passengers in ... Read More

Do not copy China! Lockdown lifted as COVID-19 cases creep up
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Do not copy China! Lockdown lifted as COVID-19 cases creep up

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 6, 2020

Lifting the coronavirus lockdown is the day the entire world is looking forward to. China wants this day to be ... Read More

Israel and Russia agree on COVID-19 evacuation flights for their citizens
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

Israel and Russia agree on COVID-19 evacuation flights for their citizens

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 6, 2020

The office of the Israeli prime minister announced today that Israel and Russia have agreed to conduct a number of ... Read More

VIA Rail suspends the Canadian and Prince Rupert-Prince George-Jasper route until June 1
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VIA Rail suspends the Canadian and Prince Rupert-Prince George-Jasper route until June 1

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 6, 2020

In light of the continued expansion of travel limitations as well as the widening of physical distancing and isolation measures, ... Read More

Free SaferTourism Webinar on the Coronavirus Emergency with Dr. Peter Tarlow and Abigail Spiegelman
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Free SaferTourism Webinar on the Coronavirus Emergency with Dr. Peter Tarlow and Abigail Spiegelman

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 6, 2020

Safertourism.com has been a leader in tourism surety for some time. President Dr. Peter Tarlow has been a veteran in ... Read More

Trapped in Rome: eTN Journalist Mario Masciullo will answer your online questions
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Trapped in Rome: eTN Journalist Mario Masciullo will answer your online questions

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- April 6, 2020

Mario Masciullo has been a journalist working with eTurboNews for almost 20 years. Mario is a native Italian and usually ... Read More

COVID-19 Shattering Tourism and Hospitality
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COVID-19 Shattering Tourism and Hospitality

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 6, 2020

The effect of the COVID-19 coronavirus has crippled tourism and hospitality in India at an astonishing pace. Travel and tourism ... Read More

Quick Test for COVID-19 Being Studied in Finland
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Quick Test for COVID-19 Being Studied in Finland

Mario Masciullo - Special to eTN Mario Masciullo - Special to eTN- April 6, 2020

Among the research for a vaccine to fight the COVID-19 coronavirus claimed by about 30 countries, Finland informed of its ... Read More

British Prime Minister Moved to Intensive Care
Travel Safety & Emergencies

British Prime Minister Moved to Intensive Care

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 6, 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the British Prime Minister, was admitted to the hospital just yesterday (Sunday, April 5, 2020) and ... Read More

UNWTO: Stay home today, #TravelTomorrow
Travel Safety & Emergencies

UNWTO: Stay home today, #TravelTomorrow

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 6, 2020

By staying home today, we can travel tomorrow! The hashtag #TravelTomorrow encapsulates this message of solidarity and hope, through which ... Read More

Airbus halts aircraft production in Northern Germany and Alabama
Airline News

Airbus halts aircraft production in Northern Germany and Alabama

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 6, 2020

Airbus is temporarily adapting commercial aircraft production and assembly activity at its German sites in Bremen and Stade and pausing ... Read More

Expedition cruise line Hurtigruten extends suspension of operations
Cruise Industry News

Expedition cruise line Hurtigruten extends suspension of operations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 6, 2020

As a response to the continuing global coronavirus outbreak, Hurtigruten, the world’s largest expedition cruise line, will extend the temporary ... Read More

Abe: COVID-19 state of emergency will be declared in Tokyo
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Abe: COVID-19 state of emergency will be declared in Tokyo

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 6, 2020

Over 3,500 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in Japan and 85 have died so far, and the numbers have ... Read More

Ten Lufthansa jumbo jets to evacuate German tourists from New Zealand
Airline News

Ten Lufthansa jumbo jets to evacuate German tourists from New Zealand

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 6, 2020

Lufthansa will bring vacationers on behalf of the Federal Foreign Office from New Zealand back to Europe. Five Airbus A380s ... Read More

IATA: Airline safety improved in 2019
Airline News

IATA: Airline safety improved in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 6, 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the release of the 2019 Safety Report showing continuing improvements in airline safety ... Read More

Sick Passenger forced to board United Airlines from Frankfurt to Newark by German Federal Police
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Sick Passenger forced to board United Airlines from Frankfurt to Newark by German Federal Police

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 6, 2020

Some in the global travel and tourism world call her Miss Cameroon. Francoise Kameni is not only the Vice President ... Read More