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Health is a Human Right: Is Cuba so wrong thinking this?
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Health is a Human Right: Is Cuba so wrong thinking this?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 31, 2020

Cuba has been a hope for countries like Italy and Spain fighting the deadly Coronavirus and feels abandoned by most ... Read More

Beware the xenophobia epidemic from COVID-19 coronavirus
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Beware the xenophobia epidemic from COVID-19 coronavirus

editor editor- March 31, 2020

Following the initial outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus in Wuhan, China, countries began to close their borders, and in some ... Read More

Hotel group feeding COVID-19 frontline workers
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Hotel group feeding COVID-19 frontline workers

editor editor- March 31, 2020

Pride Group of Hotels announced it is feeding COVID-19 frontline workers by distributing 1,000 food parcels every day until April ... Read More

Flying Inter-Island in Hawaii: Quarantine is now required
Airport news

Flying Inter-Island in Hawaii: Quarantine is now required

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 31, 2020

With 209 cases of Coronavirus in Hawaii and shelter in place order for all islands, the State is now also ... Read More

Montserrat COVID-19 curfew imposed round the clock
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Montserrat COVID-19 curfew imposed round the clock

editor editor- March 31, 2020

Montserrat COVID-19 curfew has been imposed around the clock, as in a 24-hour curfew, that began on March 28, 2020. ... Read More

Samoa set to host next Miss Pacific Islands pageant
Cultural Travel News

Samoa set to host next Miss Pacific Islands pageant

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 31, 2020

In the light of the current pandemic, Samoa would like to help travelers to keep dreaming about their future travel ... Read More

Access to Québec airport installations is now controlled
Airport news

Access to Québec airport installations is now controlled

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 30, 2020

The ministère des Transports wishes to inform the population, as well as air carriers and operators, that access to airport ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Hawaii air passenger arrivals continue to drop
Hawaii Travel News

Hawaii Tourism: Hawaii air passenger arrivals continue to drop

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 30, 2020

Hawaii Tourism Authority is reporting that the number of passengers flying into Hawaii continues to drop. Yesterday, 826 people arrived ... Read More

Delta Clean: What it means for US airlines
Airline News

Delta Clean: What it means for US airlines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 30, 2020

Delta Air Lines is transforming expectations for cleanliness across airports and on aircraft to deliver a new standard of clean ... Read More

European Council Coronavirus Response: Endangering Italy’s Permanence in the EU
Travel Safety & Emergencies

European Council Coronavirus Response: Endangering Italy’s Permanence in the EU

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 30, 2020

Was Europe supposed to end on March 26, 2020? The northern countries, led by Germany and Holland, closed their doors ... Read More

Vail Resorts CEO donates $2.5 million to support employees, mountain towns
People in Travel & Tourism

Vail Resorts CEO donates $2.5 million to support employees, mountain towns

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 30, 2020

As individuals and communities contend with the severe impacts of COVID-19, Vail Resorts' CEO, Rob Katz, and his wife, Elana ... Read More

Holland America Line pauses its global cruise operations for 30 additional days
Cruise Industry News

Holland America Line pauses its global cruise operations for 30 additional days

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 30, 2020

Due to the continued port closures and travel restrictions surrounding global health concerns, Holland America Line has made the decision ... Read More

Florida Keys and Overseas Highway remain closed to visitors
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Florida Keys and Overseas Highway remain closed to visitors

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 30, 2020

eTurboNews new Buzz.travel platform is operated from the Key’s in Florida, and is continuing operation. The Florida Keys remain closed ... Read More

Seabourn halts global cruise operations until May 14
Cruise Industry News

Seabourn halts global cruise operations until May 14

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 30, 2020

Seabourn, an ultra-luxury cruise line, announced today that it will extend the voluntarily pause of global operations for its five ... Read More

First COVID-19 Prison Death in U.S. Stirs Controversy
Travel Safety & Emergencies

First COVID-19 Prison Death in U.S. Stirs Controversy

editor editor- March 30, 2020

The Managing Director of Policy, Advocacy and Campaigns at the Drug Policy Alliance, Kassandra Frederique, in response to the tragic ... Read More

Airbus halts majority of production in Spain over COVID -19 crisis
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Airbus halts majority of production in Spain over COVID -19 crisis

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 30, 2020

The Spanish Government announced new measures on 29 March in the fight against COVID-19. These measures are taking effect between ... Read More

South African Airways suspends operations at its North America Regional Office
Airline News

South African Airways suspends operations at its North America Regional Office

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 30, 2020

South African Airways (SAA) has announced that after careful consideration and to comply with South Africa’s national 21-day lock-down to ... Read More

Lufthansa announces short-time work in Frankfurt and Munich airports
Airline News

Lufthansa announces short-time work in Frankfurt and Munich airports

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 30, 2020

Lufthansa has signed agreements with its works council and trade unions to introduce short-time working for cabin and ground staff ... Read More

Japanese government official: No plans for state of emergency
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Japanese government official: No plans for state of emergency

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 30, 2020

Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga announced on Monday that rumors that the country's government is planning to declare a ... Read More

African Tourism Board COVID-19 Task Force will virtually meet today
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African Tourism Board COVID-19 Task Force will virtually meet today

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 30, 2020

Today the new COVID-19 Task Force for the African Tourism Board (ATB) will meet virtually to discuss the way forward. ... Read More

How to stay alive with Coronavirus? Hypnotic Drug introduced by State of Hawaii
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How to stay alive with Coronavirus? Hypnotic Drug introduced by State of Hawaii

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 30, 2020

The John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa is one of the leading ... Read More

Nigeria suspends all movement including private jet charters
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Nigeria suspends all movement including private jet charters

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 30, 2020

Nigeria is a good market for private jet rentals, but this now came to a complete stop. There is movement ... Read More

Maldives stands up against resorts charging cancellation fees
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Maldives stands up against resorts charging cancellation fees

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 30, 2020

Maldives Association of Travel Agents and Tour Operators (MATATO) is a nonprofit organization that has been working in the last 14 ... Read More

LATAM will continue USA and Chile Service only
Airline News

LATAM will continue USA and Chile Service only

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2020

LATAM Airlines Group and its affiliates announced today that they will temporarily suspend additional international services until April 30, 2020, ... Read More

US President Trump: 200,000 dead Americans because of COVID19 would be good news
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US President Trump: 200,000 dead Americans because of COVID19 would be good news

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2020

US President Trump today extended the emergency order, what is bringing business and movement to a stop beyond the initial ... Read More

A European response to Coronavirus: Vodka, Sauna, and forced isolation of the sick
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A European response to Coronavirus: Vodka, Sauna, and forced isolation of the sick

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2020

What Coronavirus problem?  We got it under control! Belarus, officially the Republic of Belarus, formerly known by its Russian name ... Read More

Long Live the King of Thailand in Bavaria with his Harem of 20 Beautiful Thai Ladies
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Long Live the King of Thailand in Bavaria with his Harem of 20 Beautiful Thai Ladies

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2020

Long live the King! These are billboards and signs seen everywhere in Thailand, including at Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok. The ... Read More

COVID-19 or Permanent Blindness: Hawaii Department of Health warning
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COVID-19 or Permanent Blindness: Hawaii Department of Health warning

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2020

The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) is warning everyone about the hazards and dangers of using non-approved drugs for COVID-19. ... Read More

Immediate Domestic Travel Advisory:  New York, New Jersey and Connecticut
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Immediate Domestic Travel Advisory: New York, New Jersey and Connecticut

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2020

On the recommendation of the White House CoronaVirus Task Force, and upon consultation with the Governor’s of New York, New ... Read More

Chinese gang busted in Uganda crime spree
Travel News

Chinese gang busted in Uganda crime spree

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- March 28, 2020

Thirty-seven Chinese gang nationals have been arrested in Uganda for unlawful possession of illegal wildlife species. Three of them, according ... Read More

You are Elegant and Sophisticated? Pour Bordeaux into Your Glass!
Wine News

You are Elegant and Sophisticated? Pour Bordeaux into Your Glass!

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- March 28, 2020

Bordeaux Winemakers Started Early Bordeaux, formerly known as Burdigala, dates back to the 3rd century when the Celtic tribes decided ... Read More

Kenya curfew: COVID-19 coronavirus forces night curfew 
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Kenya curfew: COVID-19 coronavirus forces night curfew 

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- March 28, 2020

A Kenya curfew has been imposed by Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta who imposed the 10-hour night movement curfew to protect ... Read More

Air Canada continues evacuation of Canadians from abroad
Airline News

Air Canada continues evacuation of Canadians from abroad

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 28, 2020

Air Canada announced today that, in collaboration with the Government of Canada, it will operate its first special flight from ... Read More

Russia closes borders completely over coronavirus pandemic
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

Russia closes borders completely over coronavirus pandemic

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 28, 2020

Russian government announced today that all automobile, railroad, waterway and pedestrian border checkpoints will go on complete lockdown starting next ... Read More

Airbus delivers face masks from China to support Europe’s COVID-19 fight
Airline News

Airbus delivers face masks from China to support Europe’s COVID-19 fight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 28, 2020

Airbus has deployed a new air-bridge flight between Europe and China to deliver additional face mask supplies to France, Germany, ... Read More

President ordered to halt awareness campaign for Coronavirus
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President ordered to halt awareness campaign for Coronavirus

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2020

Campaigners trying to fight Coronavirus wear masks and gloves and preach handwashing to prevent coronavirus from spreading.  To halt coronavirus ... Read More