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LATAM Airlines files for bankruptcy protection in US
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LATAM Airlines files for bankruptcy protection in US

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 26, 2020

LATAM Airlines Group SA, the largest airline in Latin America, said today that it is seeking to restructure its debt, ... Read More

Airline debt to balloon by 28% to $550 billion by the end of year
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Airline debt to balloon by 28% to $550 billion by the end of year

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 26, 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released analysis showing that the airline industry’s global debt could rise to $550 billion by ... Read More

ARC: Air ticket sales by US travel agencies down almost 52%
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ARC: Air ticket sales by US travel agencies down almost 52%

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 26, 2020

Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC) today reported the following consolidated airline ticketing volume variances, compared to the same period in 2019. ... Read More

Summer holidays for Germans expand to 31 countries
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Summer holidays for Germans expand to 31 countries

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2020

Germans rather don't eat instead of not going on a holiday. Summer holidays are around the corner and Germany has ... Read More

Guam Visitors Bureau has a new incredible President and CEO
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Guam Visitors Bureau has a new incredible President and CEO

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2020

The new person in charge of Guam Tourism is  In the US Territory Guam former Governor Carl Guitierrez. Guitierrez was ... Read More

Russia to begin relaxing domestic travel restrictions on June 1
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Russia to begin relaxing domestic travel restrictions on June 1

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 26, 2020

One of Russia's top government officials today announced, that on June 1, the country's authorities will start cautiously easing domestic ... Read More

Protecting marine tourism: Divers at work on Great Barrier Reef coral nursery
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Protecting marine tourism: Divers at work on Great Barrier Reef coral nursery

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 26, 2020

A team of seven Reef Restoration Foundation divers are continuing to maintain coral nurseries and plant corals off Cairns on ... Read More

VIA Rail Canada Montréal employee tests positive for COVID-19
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VIA Rail Canada Montréal employee tests positive for COVID-19

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 26, 2020

VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) has been informed that one of its employees working at the Montréal Maintenance Center tested ... Read More

COVID-19 brought tourism in Slovenia to a halt in April
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COVID-19 brought tourism in Slovenia to a halt in April

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 25, 2020

Due to Slovenian government action to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 disease, no tourist arrivals and only about 11,000 ... Read More

Caribbean is the most COVID-resilient zone in the Western World
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Caribbean is the most COVID-resilient zone in the Western World

mm Hon Edmund Bartlett, Minister of Tourism Jamaica- May 25, 2020

Through a combination of decisive leadership, swift action, and effective communication, the Caribbean has been largely spared the direct onslaught ... Read More

European Commission probes takeover of Transat by Ar Canada
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European Commission probes takeover of Transat by Ar Canada

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 25, 2020

Transat A.T. Inc. has taken note of the European Commission's decision to open an in-depth ("Phase 2") investigation to assess ... Read More

Hawaii beat the Virus!
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Hawaii beat the Virus!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 25, 2020

Let Florida, California, Spain, or Italy reopen their travel and tourism industry. Beaches in Florida, California, Spain or Italy can ... Read More

Spain to end mandatory two-week quarantine for new arrivals on July 1
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Spain to end mandatory two-week quarantine for new arrivals on July 1

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 25, 2020

The government of Spain announced that the decision was made to cancel   mandatory two-week quarantine for new arrivals from abroad, ... Read More

Montenegro declared first COVID-free state in Europe
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Montenegro declared first COVID-free state in Europe

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 25, 2020

Montenegro's Prime Minister Dusko Markovic announced on Monday that the Balkan republic of 620,000 people, which relies heavily on revenues ... Read More

Germany approves €9 billion ‘stabilization package’ for Lufthansa
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Germany approves €9 billion ‘stabilization package’ for Lufthansa

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 25, 2020

Deutsche Lufthansa AG has been informed by the Economic Stabilization Fund (WSF) of the Federal Republic of Germany that the ... Read More

Hertz VP: Business as usual for Hertz in Asia
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Hertz VP: Business as usual for Hertz in Asia

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 25, 2020

Eoin MacNeill, Hertz's Vice President, APAC made the following comments to reinforce that it is business as usual for Hertz ... Read More

ATM Virtual to focus on potential Chinese outbound travel market
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ATM Virtual to focus on potential Chinese outbound travel market

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 25, 2020

One of the most eagerly awaited sessions during the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) three-day ATM Virtual event that takes place ... Read More

EasyJet hit with £18 billion lawsuit over customer data breach
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EasyJet hit with £18 billion lawsuit over customer data breach

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 25, 2020

International law firm PGMBM have issued a class action claim in the High Court of London on behalf of easyJet ... Read More

Why Tourism is the key to win a presidential election?
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Why Tourism is the key to win a presidential election?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 25, 2020

How important is the travel and tourism industry for a country, its people, and the world that a former tourism ... Read More

Having fun in Las Vegas will no longer be a sin
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Having fun in Las Vegas will no longer be a sin

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2020

MGM Resort International CEO Bill Hornbuckle said: "We all know what we’ve gone through for the last 10 weeks. No ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board: We are Corona Safe now!
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Seychelles Tourism Board: We are Corona Safe now!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2020

After 9 weeks of battling tirelessly the deadly Covid-19 worldwide pandemic, Seychelles- the small island holiday destination in the Indian ... Read More

Celebrating Eid at home today? A new normal for the Muslim faith
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Celebrating Eid at home today? A new normal for the Muslim faith

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2020

Today is also the first Eid many Muslims celebrate at home with social distancing a  way to protect each other. ... Read More

UK new quarantine laws is terrible news for Tourism in Greece
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UK new quarantine laws is terrible news for Tourism in Greece

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2020

Traveling to the UK after June 8 means two weeks of mandatory quarantine both for residents and visitors.  This is ... Read More

About Restarting Italy: Concerns of Independent Hotel Managers
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About Restarting Italy: Concerns of Independent Hotel Managers

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 23, 2020

Over 200 independent hotel managers are raising the white flag and launching a united alarm cry to Minister Mibact Dario ... Read More

Brown Palace Hotel: Built on a Cow Pasture
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Brown Palace Hotel: Built on a Cow Pasture

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- May 23, 2020

The Brown Palace Hotel opened in 1892 with an eight-story atrium designed by architect Frank E. Edbrooke (1840-1921). More than ... Read More

Africa Tourism Board Corona Resilient Zones (CRZ )initiative
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Africa Tourism Board Corona Resilient Zones (CRZ )initiative

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- May 23, 2020

Emphasizing the development of domestic, regional, and international tourism for Africa, the African Tourism Board Patron Dr. Taleb Rifai had ... Read More

African Wildlife Foundation Champions Biological Diversity Conservation
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African Wildlife Foundation Champions Biological Diversity Conservation

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- May 23, 2020

The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) joined the world to mark the International Day for Biological Diversity celebration, leading the African ... Read More

Hertz Car Rental in Europe, Australia, New Zealand not bankrupt
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Hertz Car Rental in Europe, Australia, New Zealand not bankrupt

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2020

Hertz Global Holdings, Inc today announced it and certain of its U.S. and Canadian subsidiaries have filed voluntary petitions for ... Read More

EHMA President urges European leaders to save tourism
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EHMA President urges European leaders to save tourism

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 23, 2020

Ezio A. Indiani, President of the largest and most important European association of luxury hotel managers, together with the National ... Read More

Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport: Cargo traffic increased sharply in April and May
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Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport: Cargo traffic increased sharply in April and May

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 23, 2020

Cargo-only transit through Sheremetyevo Airport increased by 3.5 times from May 1 to May 18 compared to the same period in April, when ... Read More

“Caritas”: Street art that highlights the tragedy of our days
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“Caritas”: Street art that highlights the tragedy of our days

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 23, 2020

On the walls of Milan, the contemporary pop-artist AleXsandro Palombo unveils "Caritas" - the new series of awareness-raising artworks in ... Read More

India’s Star Air gears up to resume flights
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India’s Star Air gears up to resume flights

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 23, 2020

A few days ago, Indian aviation industry took a great sigh of relief, when the India's Ministry of Civil Aviation ... Read More

Italy prepares to re-start tourism as COVID-19 concerns are lessening
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Italy prepares to re-start tourism as COVID-19 concerns are lessening

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 23, 2020

General sentiment regarding the impact of COVID-19 in Italy is gradually becoming more positive. In two industry surveys, one conducted ... Read More

Lufthansa to sell 20% ownership to the German Government
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Lufthansa to sell 20% ownership to the German Government

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2020

Coronavirus is forcing one of the healthiest and largest airline group and Star Alliance member to its knees. The Government ... Read More

Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty Car Rental killed by COVID-19
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Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty Car Rental killed by COVID-19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2020

Hertz Car rental stated on its website hertz.com:  " Before we rent any vehicle, they are cleaned and disinfected to ... Read More

Sayaji Hotels: No Senior Salaries
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Sayaji Hotels: No Senior Salaries

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 23, 2020

In an unusual and welcomed move – a move worth following by other executives - top brass at Sayaji Hotels ... Read More

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