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Editor in chief is Linda Hohnholz.

Hawaiian Airlines Suffers Sharp Decline Due to COVID-19
Airline News

Hawaiian Airlines Suffers Sharp Decline Due to COVID-19

editor editor- April 9, 2020

Hawaiian Airlines saw deep drops system-wide traffic statistics in the first quarter of 2020 specifically in March. Of course, this ... Read More

Spanish Jamaica Foundation Makes US$200,000 Donation for COVID-19
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Spanish Jamaica Foundation Makes US$200,000 Donation for COVID-19

editor editor- April 9, 2020

The Spanish Jamaica Foundation has donated US$200,000 (J$28 million) to the Government of Jamaica’s COVID-19 Recovery Program. The donation will ... Read More

CARE Program Website: Over 7,000 Applications Hours after Launch
Travel Safety & Emergencies

CARE Program Website: Over 7,000 Applications Hours after Launch

editor editor- April 9, 2020

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced that the Government of Jamaica has received over 7,000 applications on the ... Read More

India hotel chain helping stranded tourists during lockdown
Hotel & Resort News

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

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

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

Port Canaveral furloughs cruise and recreation business employees
Cruise Industry News

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

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

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
Meeting Industry News

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

Airbus ‘assessing’ COVID-19 pandemic effect on its operations
Travel News

Airbus ‘assessing’ COVID-19 pandemic effect on its operations

editor editor- April 3, 2020

Airbus SE is closely monitoring the evolving COVID-19 situation worldwide and is in constant dialogue with its customers, suppliers and ... Read More

Jamaica Minister Bartlett Discusses COVID-19 Tourism Impact
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Jamaica Minister Bartlett Discusses COVID-19 Tourism Impact

editor editor- April 2, 2020

The outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus presents the tourism sector with a major and evolving challenge. In light of this, ... Read More

2020 Olympics Delay: Crushing for Tokyo hospitality
Hospitality Industry News

2020 Olympics Delay: Crushing for Tokyo hospitality

editor editor- April 1, 2020

Japanese lodging companies - especially hoteliers - were banking on a strong tourist year to compensate for significant capital investments. ... Read More

Sint Maarten COVID-19 Update: Airports, Hospitals, Education, Business
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Sint Maarten COVID-19 Update: Airports, Hospitals, Education, Business

editor editor- April 1, 2020

The entire world is going through serious turmoil with an unprecedented health crisis. Every country is impacted. Patience and confinement ... Read More

Antigua & Barbuda: Closed Under 24-Hour Curfew
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Antigua & Barbuda: Closed Under 24-Hour Curfew

editor editor- April 1, 2020

As part of measures to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus in the twin-island state, the Government of Antigua ... Read More

Florida Stay-at-Home Finally Ordered by Governor DeSantis
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Florida Stay-at-Home Finally Ordered by Governor DeSantis

editor editor- April 1, 2020

After first consulting with President Trump, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis declared a stay-at-home order due to the COVID-19 coronavirus. The ... Read More

Bahamas COVID-19 Statement from the Ministry of Tourism & Aviation
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Bahamas COVID-19 Statement from the Ministry of Tourism & Aviation

editor editor- April 1, 2020

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation is following guidance from the Bahamas Ministry of Health and other government agencies ... Read More

St. Kitts & Nevis Curfew: Government Declares Immediate 24-Hour Curfew
Travel Safety & Emergencies

St. Kitts & Nevis Curfew: Government Declares Immediate 24-Hour Curfew

editor editor- March 31, 2020

Under a new St. Kitts & Nevis curfew, the current State of Emergency regulations have been repealed and a new ... Read More

Why Egypt is the Perfect Destination to Rekindle your Romance
Travel Destination

Why Egypt is the Perfect Destination to Rekindle your Romance

editor editor- March 31, 2020

Egypt is celebrated for its ancient civilization and iconic monuments such as the pyramids and pharaoh tombs. But did you ... Read More

Will your company make or lose money on a project or investment? Here’s how to find out!
Business Travel News

Will your company make or lose money on a project or investment? Here’s how to find out!

editor editor- March 31, 2020

When your business finally begins making money, you should invest to make even more money. Businesses have to make the ... 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
Breaking Travel News

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

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

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

Apple COVID-19 App: Yes, there is a government-aproved app for that
Travel Technology News

Apple COVID-19 App: Yes, there is a government-aproved app for that

editor editor- March 28, 2020

As a direct response to President Trump’s call for an all-of-America approach to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, an Apple COVID-19 ... Read More

Bahamas now closed for all visitors
Bahamas travel news

Bahamas now closed for all visitors

editor editor- March 28, 2020

No visitor shall be permitted to enter and disembark for any reason including transiting through The Bahamas. All airports throughout ... Read More

Belize Under Quarantine: Government Order for Entire Country
Travel Destination

Belize Under Quarantine: Government Order for Entire Country

editor editor- March 27, 2020

The Government of Belize, in response to the COVID-19 crisis, and in an effort to mitigate the negative impacts that ... Read More

Barbados COVID-19 Surges: Announces New Measures
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Barbados COVID-19 Surges: Announces New Measures

editor editor- March 27, 2020

On Thursday, March 26, 2020, the Prime Minister of Barbados, Hon. Mia Amor Mottley, announced that the country has now ... Read More

COVID-19 Relief Package: What it Means for U.S. Travel Industry
Travel Safety & Emergencies

COVID-19 Relief Package: What it Means for U.S. Travel Industry

editor editor- March 27, 2020

What will the passage of the COVID-19 Relief Package known as the CARES Act mean for the U.S. Travel Industry? ... Read More

Anguilla reports first COVID-19 cases
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Anguilla reports first COVID-19 cases

editor editor- March 27, 2020

Anguilla reports first COVID-19 cases on the island after receiving notification from the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) yesterday, on ... Read More

Is COVID-19 the 11th Plague? Israel hit by coronavirus
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Is COVID-19 the 11th Plague? Israel hit by coronavirus

editor editor- March 27, 2020

This is not the traditional Passover story we are used to reading at the Passover Seder; this one might be ... Read More

How to care for pets during COVID-19 coronavirus?
Travel Safety & Emergencies

How to care for pets during COVID-19 coronavirus?

editor editor- March 27, 2020

Although experts from the World Health Organization (WHO), the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and Prevention, as well as elsewhere ... Read More

Grenada Enhanced Restrictions: Announced Limited State of Emergency
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Grenada Enhanced Restrictions: Announced Limited State of Emergency

editor editor- March 27, 2020

The Government of Grenada enhanced restrictions as part of its ongoing efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 on the ... Read More

St. Kitts & Nevis Closed Borders due to COVID-19
Breaking Travel News

St. Kitts & Nevis Closed Borders due to COVID-19

editor editor- March 27, 2020

As of today, there are 2 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the St. Kitts & Nevis Federation. Two Kittitian nationals ... Read More

Dominica records 4 new cases of COVID-19
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Dominica records 4 new cases of COVID-19

editor editor- March 26, 2020

Dominica records 4 new cases of COVID-19 as of March 25, 2020, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to ... Read More

British Virgin Islands: First Case of COVID-19 coronavirus reported
Breaking Travel News

British Virgin Islands: First Case of COVID-19 coronavirus reported

editor editor- March 26, 2020

The British Virgin Islands first case of COVID-19 coronavirus since the pandemic began has been reported. Premier of the British ... Read More

US Travel Industry: May Need Longer REAL ID Extension
Travel News

US Travel Industry: May Need Longer REAL ID Extension

editor editor- March 26, 2020

In a March 26 letter to Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf, U.S. Travel cited polling data showing that the ... Read More