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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

Queen Elizabeth II explains Coronavirus Truth to British People: Transcript & Video
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Queen Elizabeth II explains Coronavirus Truth to British People: Transcript & Video

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 5, 2020

Hardly anything is ok in the United Kingdom. 47,806 cases of Coronavirus, including 5,903 new cases, 4934 British subjects died, ... Read More

Is Tourism and a laidback lifestyle about to kill thousands in Hawaii?
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Is Tourism and a laidback lifestyle about to kill thousands in Hawaii?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 5, 2020

Aloha and welcome to Hawaii! Yesterday 683 people arrived in Hawaii. The airports in the State of Hawaii are still ... Read More

How Airbus is fighting the war on Coronavirus
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How Airbus is fighting the war on Coronavirus

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 5, 2020

Airbus continues to purchase and supply millions of face masks from China, the large majority of which will be donated ... Read More

UAE’s wealthiest emirate goes on complete lockdown
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

UAE’s wealthiest emirate goes on complete lockdown

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 5, 2020

With the number of COVID-19 cases on the rise in the UAE in the first days of April, with more ... Read More

Why Relaunching Tourism can only be the last step after Bringing back the Economy?
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Why Relaunching Tourism can only be the last step after Bringing back the Economy?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 5, 2020

Comprehensive Research on the next 4 steps on how to defeat COVID-19 and relaunch your economy - The Hawaii Model ... Read More

South Africa GovChat Launches: COVID-19 Prescreening
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South Africa GovChat Launches: COVID-19 Prescreening

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 4, 2020

The Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Parks Tau, said, “We will walk South Africans through this user-friendly ... Read More

War with Germany over face masks? Piracy or Justified by the US Defense Production Act?
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War with Germany over face masks? Piracy or Justified by the US Defense Production Act?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2020

"There is great national unity. This Unity is developing in the United States, restoring the nation to our full and ... Read More

Can you rate an all-inclusive resort by it awards?
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Can you rate an all-inclusive resort by it awards?

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 4, 2020

Awards are not just given out to anyone. They have to be earned through hard work and perseverance. And if ... Read More

Online company donates 1 million surgical masks to India hospitals
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Online company donates 1 million surgical masks to India hospitals

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 4, 2020

An online company that is based in India is supporting the spirit and courage of Mumbai hospitals and healthcare workers ... Read More

Mkomazi Wildlife Park turns into rhino tourism sanctuary
Tanzania Travel and Tourism News

Mkomazi Wildlife Park turns into rhino tourism sanctuary

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 4, 2020

Overlooking Mount Kilimanjaro to the north and Tsavo West National Park in Kenya in the east, the lesser-known Mkomazi National ... Read More

Wine from Kosovo – Not Costco
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Wine from Kosovo – Not Costco

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- April 4, 2020

Searching for a WOW to pour into your wine glass? My suggestion: Wine from Kosovo, especially the 2018 Stone Castle, ... Read More

April cruise trends: Significant changes in booking window for cruise travel
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April cruise trends: Significant changes in booking window for cruise travel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 4, 2020

CruiseTrends report for the month of April 2020 was released today. This report details a picture of consumer behavior for ... Read More

Italy in times of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic
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Italy in times of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- April 4, 2020

This week, Italy was paying tribute to those who have died from the COVID-19 coronavirus by flying flags at half-mast. ... Read More

Russian Rossiya Airlines cuts Far East flights due to slump in demand
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Russian Rossiya Airlines cuts Far East flights due to slump in demand

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 4, 2020

Russian Rossiya Airlines, a budget air carrier owned by Aeroflot, has announced that it is scaling back the number of  ... Read More

COVID-19 kills 60,000 people worldwide
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COVID-19 kills 60,000 people worldwide

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 4, 2020

COVID-19 passed the grim benchmark on Saturday with the global death toll from coronavirus pandemic has topped 60,000. The epidemic ... Read More

Lufthansa CFO resigns for health reasons
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Lufthansa CFO resigns for health reasons

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 4, 2020

Ulrik Svensson, Member of the Executive Board and Chief Financial Officer of Deutsche Lufthansa AG, today informed the Chairman of ... Read More

Erdogan puts 31 Turkish cities on lockdown, orders teenagers in quarantine
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Erdogan puts 31 Turkish cities on lockdown, orders teenagers in quarantine

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 4, 2020

Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, today announced a slew of new constraints, designed to slow down the spread of deadly ... Read More

Nepal Tourism Board rescued 1721 tourists
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Nepal Tourism Board rescued 1721 tourists

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2020

Currently, Nepal only has 6 known cases of Coronavirus. One person recovered and no one died. Nepal was one of ... Read More

The Right Way to Triumph over COVID-19
Travel Safety & Emergencies

The Right Way to Triumph over COVID-19

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 4, 2020

In early 2020, the sudden outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus hit China and spread around the world. With its rapid ... Read More

President of EU Commission extends olive branch to Italy
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President of EU Commission extends olive branch to Italy

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- April 4, 2020

The President of the European Commission (EU) Ursula von der Leyen called for a common response against the COVID-19 coronavirus ... Read More

A Practical Guide to Recovery Post C-19 coronavirus
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A Practical Guide to Recovery Post C-19 coronavirus

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- April 4, 2020

As the travel and tourism industry struggles with the ongoing C-19 crisis, with hotels and tourism businesses closing and teams ... Read More

African Heroes: Bellydancer, Popstar, Fashion Designer, a Tourism Dream Team, and a Swimmer
African Tourism Board News

African Heroes: Bellydancer, Popstar, Fashion Designer, a Tourism Dream Team, and a Swimmer

George Taylor George Taylor- April 4, 2020

The African Tourism Board has been in the front row while this emerging crisis is unfolding.SKAL, the largest travel industry ... Read More

India hotel chain helping stranded tourists during lockdown
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India hotel chain helping stranded tourists during lockdown

editor editor- April 4, 2020

During the lockdown in India, an India hotel chain is reaching out to over 15 embassies in support of providing ... Read More

A third of the public believes in COVID-19 social media myths
Cultural Travel News

A third of the public believes in COVID-19 social media myths

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 4, 2020

Misinformation can be dangerous even during times of relative calm, but during a health crisis like the current pandemic the ... Read More

Belize confirms 4th COVID-19 case, closes borders to nationals
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

Belize confirms 4th COVID-19 case, closes borders to nationals

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 3, 2020

Belize Prime Minister Rt. Hon. Dean Barrow today announced closure of the country's borders to Belize nationals. My Fellow Belizeans, ... Read More

 Anguilla reports COVID-19 update: 1 new confirmed case; six negative and one pending
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 Anguilla reports COVID-19 update: 1 new confirmed case; six negative and one pending

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- April 3, 2020

Today, April 2nd at 9:53 am we received notification from the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), that 1 of the ... Read More

Hourly Salute: Empire State Building will sparkle with colors
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Hourly Salute: Empire State Building will sparkle with colors

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- April 3, 2020

As of April 2, and every night throughout the ongoing pandemic, the Empire State Building will shine in a dynamic ... Read More

Social Distancing: Hawaii losing, DC leading in the US
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Social Distancing: Hawaii losing, DC leading in the US

Dr. Anton Anderssen - special to eTN Dr. Anton Anderssen - special to eTN- April 3, 2020

The United States has an alarming D-rating for social distancing Just last week Hawaii received the highest possible score when ... Read More

US tourism & leisure industry sees 18.9% drop in deal activity
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US tourism & leisure industry sees 18.9% drop in deal activity

editor editor- April 3, 2020

The US tourism & leisure industry saw a drop of 18.9% in overall deal activity during February 2020, when compared ... Read More

Tencent donated US$10 million to fight against COVID-19
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Tencent donated US$10 million to fight against COVID-19

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- April 3, 2020

Tencent Holdings Limited, announced today to deepen collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) via a US$10 million donation to ... Read More

Port Canaveral furloughs cruise and recreation business employees
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Port Canaveral furloughs cruise and recreation business employees

editor editor- April 3, 2020

The impact of COVID-19 is continuing to unfold across our region, state, nation and the world. These unprecedented times are ... Read More

Global nightlife industry fights COVID-19 pandemic
Cultural Travel News

Global nightlife industry fights COVID-19 pandemic

editor editor- April 3, 2020

Though it's Friday, for yet another weekend, most nightlife venues worldwide will not be able to open its doors, leaving ... Read More

Statement by Marillyn Hewson: COVID-19 relief and recovery efforts
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Statement by Marillyn Hewson: COVID-19 relief and recovery efforts

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- April 3, 2020

Lockheed Martin is announcing a number of steps we are taking to continue supporting our employees, vulnerable companies in our ... Read More

United Airlines to fly medical volunteers to fight COVID-19 in New York City
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United Airlines to fly medical volunteers to fight COVID-19 in New York City

editor editor- April 3, 2020

United Airlines is partnering with New York City to provide free round-trip flights for medical volunteers who want to help ... Read More

IATA cancels 2020 AGM and World Air Transport Summit
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IATA cancels 2020 AGM and World Air Transport Summit

editor editor- April 3, 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the postponement of the 76th Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport ... Read More