Author: Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor

mmLinda Hohnholz has been writing and editing articles since the start of her working career. She has applied this innate passion to such places as Hawaii Pacific University, Chaminade University, the Hawaii Children's Discovery Center, and now TravelNewsGroup.

Happy Landings for Embrace “Home” Kong
Airline News

Happy Landings for Embrace “Home” Kong

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 24, 2020

More than 100 passengers boarded Hong Kong Airlines Flight HX852 today for their first Hong Kong to Hong Kong service. ... Read More

Will Hanauma Bay Fee Hikes Help with Honolulu Money Woes?
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Will Hanauma Bay Fee Hikes Help with Honolulu Money Woes?

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 23, 2020

Back in May of this year former Honolulu City Council Chairman Ikaika Anderson had submitted Bill 44 (2020), CD2 to ... Read More

Sandals and Beaches Resorts: Travel Insurance Is On Us
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Sandals and Beaches Resorts: Travel Insurance Is On Us

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 23, 2020

Trust and confidence are increasingly becoming top priorities for consumers as they begin to safely travel to their dream destinations ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Preserving Tourism Product
Jamaica travel news

Jamaica Tourism Preserving Tourism Product

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 22, 2020

In an effort to protect the environment and preserve Jamaica’s tourism product, the Ministry of Tourism through its agency, the ... Read More

Stress-free staycation at Centara Watergate Pavillion Hotel Bangkok
Hotel & Resort News

Stress-free staycation at Centara Watergate Pavillion Hotel Bangkok

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 22, 2020

Centara Watergate Pavillion Hotel Bangkok, situated in the heart of the city, has unveiled a unique range of upscale Alternative ... Read More

U.S. Travel: We Cannot Wait for a Vaccine
Aviation News

U.S. Travel: We Cannot Wait for a Vaccine

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 22, 2020

“The U.S. and global economies simply cannot afford to wait for a widely-distributed COVID vaccine for international travel to resume, ... Read More

Skål International Elections and Awards 2020 Results
Travel Award News

Skål International Elections and Awards 2020 Results

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 21, 2020

During the virtual Annual General Meeting held on Saturday, October 17, 2020, Skål International Elections took place and delegates voted ... Read More

Centara Grand Hua Hin Wins Asia’s Best Family Hotel Award
Travel Award News

Centara Grand Hua Hin Wins Asia’s Best Family Hotel Award

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 20, 2020

Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin was recognized among the top luxury hotels and resorts in Asia as ... Read More

St. Kitts & Nevis Reopening Border
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St. Kitts & Nevis Reopening Border

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 20, 2020

St. Kitts & Nevis will once again welcome visitors to its shores beginning October 31, 2020.  The Federation will observe ... Read More

Seychelles Welcoming Travelers from African Countries
Seychelles travel news

Seychelles Welcoming Travelers from African Countries

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 20, 2020

Taking a step forward in the recovery of its tourism industry, Seychelles is now inviting travelers from several Sub-Saharan African ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Stakeholders Launch Tourism Wi
Seychelles travel news

Seychelles Tourism Stakeholders Launch Tourism Wi

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 20, 2020

Core industry stakeholders in Seychelles have joined forces in a seductive operation targeting the population with the restart of tourism ... Read More

Over 10,000 Arrive in Hawaii on Travel Re-opening Day
Hawaii relevant global news

Over 10,000 Arrive in Hawaii on Travel Re-opening Day

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 16, 2020

Thursday, October 15, marked the first day of Hawaii’s travel re-opening day, and a surge of 10,102 passengers arrived by ... Read More

Explore Asheville CVB Names New Chief
People in Travel & Tourism

Explore Asheville CVB Names New Chief

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 15, 2020

The Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority (BCTDA) announced the selection of nationally-recognized and former North Carolina tourism executive Victoria “Vic” ... Read More

Sandals and Beaches Resorts Receive 9 Diving Awards
Travel Award News

Sandals and Beaches Resorts Receive 9 Diving Awards

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 15, 2020

Sandals® and Beaches® Resorts, home to some of the best all-inclusive dive resorts in the Caribbean, has taken the plunge into October with ... Read More

Centara Brings Freedom with its New “Cosi Krabi Ao Nang Beach”
Hotel & Resort News

Centara Brings Freedom with its New “Cosi Krabi Ao Nang Beach”

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 15, 2020

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is set to debut its COSI brand in southwest Thailand with the ... Read More

PATA Elects New Secretary/Treasurer
People in Travel & Tourism

PATA Elects New Secretary/Treasurer

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 14, 2020

Explore Himalaya President and the former Chairman of Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Nepal Chapter (2013-2018), Suman Pandey, has been ... Read More

Seychelles Islands Shares the Spotlight at Black Travel Summit
Seychelles travel news

Seychelles Islands Shares the Spotlight at Black Travel Summit

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 14, 2020

Destination Seychelles will be placed under the limelight at the Black Travel Summit conference titled, “Movement” set to take place ... Read More

Hong Kong Tourism Launches Hygiene Protocol
Breaking Travel News

Hong Kong Tourism Launches Hygiene Protocol

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 13, 2020

The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) announced today the launch of a standardized COVID-19 hygiene protocol in partnership with the ... Read More

Kauai Mayor Makes Second Proposal to Reopen Travel for His Island
Travel News

Kauai Mayor Makes Second Proposal to Reopen Travel for His Island

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 12, 2020

Kauai Mayor Derek Kawakami continues to fight for his island on how best to get travel up and running. Mayor ... Read More

Seychelles Ready to Welcome Flights from British Airways
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Seychelles Ready to Welcome Flights from British Airways

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 12, 2020

Adding a supplementary choice for European travelers to the beautiful Seychelles islands, British National airline, British Airways, places its name ... Read More

Seychelles Celebrates 250-Year Anniversary
Seychelles travel news

Seychelles Celebrates 250-Year Anniversary

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 12, 2020

The Seychelles Postal Services proudly presented the SCR 12 commemorative stamps in the honor of the sestercentennial anniversary of the ... Read More

SUNx Malta Goes Live with Climate Friendly Travel Transformation
Responsible Tourism News

SUNx Malta Goes Live with Climate Friendly Travel Transformation

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 10, 2020

SUNx Malta is going live with its two practical programs to support company and community climate friendly travel strategic transformation ... Read More

Thailand Tightens Myanmar Border Control Due to COVID-19
Thailand travel news

Thailand Tightens Myanmar Border Control Due to COVID-19

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 10, 2020

Dr. Tanarak Plipat, Deputy Director-General of the Department of Disease Control for the Ministry of Health in Thailand, said that ... Read More

Malta Capital Valletta: Top 5 World Best Small Cities Award
Malta travel news

Malta Capital Valletta: Top 5 World Best Small Cities Award

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 9, 2020

Condé Nast Traveler announced the results of its annual Readers’ Choice Awards 2020 with Valletta, Malta’s Capital, a UNESCO World ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Italy Office Honors World Tourism Day
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Seychelles Tourism Italy Office Honors World Tourism Day

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 8, 2020

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) office in Italy, organized an event in Rome to celebrate the World Tourism Day 2020 ... Read More

Centara Hotels Unveils 10.10 Golden Ticket
Hotel & Resort News

Centara Hotels Unveils 10.10 Golden Ticket

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 8, 2020

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is providing a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore Thailand in 80 days with ... Read More

Seychelles Festival Celebrates “Tourism Back with Confidence”
Seychelles travel news

Seychelles Festival Celebrates “Tourism Back with Confidence”

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 8, 2020

The annual Seychelles Tourism Festival was celebrated on a much smaller scale than the usual weeklong festivities, spanning over just ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister: Embrace New Smart Tourism Model
Jamaica travel news

Jamaica Tourism Minister: Embrace New Smart Tourism Model

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 8, 2020

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has underscored the need for tourism interests around the world to embrace and leverage ... Read More

Praslin Business Association Congratulates Alain St.Ange on International Tourism Hero Award
Travel Award News

Praslin Business Association Congratulates Alain St.Ange on International Tourism Hero Award

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 8, 2020

The Office of The Chairman of Praslin Business Association (PBA) on behalf of its members extended a merited congratulations to ... Read More

Disneyland, California Adventure, Universal Studies, Knotts Berry Farm, Six Flags Magic Mountain Still Closed: Why?
Travel Destination

Disneyland, California Adventure, Universal Studies, Knotts Berry Farm, Six Flags Magic Mountain Still Closed: Why?

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 7, 2020

Although amusement parks in other states have been reopening, such as Disneyworld in Florida, the one that started it all ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Develops Critical COVID-19 Recovery Plan
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Jamaica Tourism Develops Critical COVID-19 Recovery Plan

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 7, 2020

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett says his Ministry remains committed to working with Jamaica’s rural communities to strengthen their resilience, ... Read More

Sandals Resorts Announce More Resort Openings This Month
Resort News

Sandals Resorts Announce More Resort Openings This Month

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 6, 2020

Signaling the continued strength for Caribbean Tourism, Sandals Resorts International announced that it would usher in four more resort openings ... Read More

Seychelles Authorities Review Visitor’s Travel Advisory
Seychelles travel news

Seychelles Authorities Review Visitor’s Travel Advisory

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 6, 2020

The Seychelles Department of Tourism reviewed its Visitor’s Travel Advisory effective Friday, October 2, 2020. The review follows a proposal ... Read More

“Rediscover Jamaica” Campaign a Major Success for Tourism
Jamaica travel news

“Rediscover Jamaica” Campaign a Major Success for Tourism

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 6, 2020

As the tourism sector seeks to rebound from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Jamaica Tourist Board’s ‘Rediscover Jamaica’ ... Read More

Seychelles draws nearer to its European visitors
Seychelles travel news

Seychelles draws nearer to its European visitors

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 5, 2020

The Seychelles Islands is now more accessible to European visitors since Sunday, September 27, 2020, with the return of direct ... Read More

6 feet social distancing no more: Game changer!
Travel Safety & Emergencies

6 feet social distancing no more: Game changer!

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 5, 2020

Today, October 5, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued updated guidance to its How COVID-19 Spreads ... Read More