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Hong Kong announces health code plan for cross-border travel
Hong Kong Travel News

Hong Kong announces health code plan for cross-border travel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 21, 2020

The HKSAR government announced that Hong Kong is in advanced internal talks to reopen the border for local residents living ... Read More

Powerful Alaska earthquake triggers tsunami warning
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Powerful Alaska earthquake triggers tsunami warning

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 19, 2020

USGS reported that a powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake has struck south of Alaska, prompting a warning in the region. The ... Read More

UNICEF to stockpile over half a billion syringes for COVID-19 vaccine by year’s end
Breaking Travel News

UNICEF to stockpile over half a billion syringes for COVID-19 vaccine by year’s end

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 19, 2020

As soon as vaccines are licensed for use, the world will need as many syringes as doses of vaccine, said ... Read More

Jota Aviation lands at London Biggin Hill Airport
Airline News

Jota Aviation lands at London Biggin Hill Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 19, 2020

Jota Aviation, the specialist charter and cargo airline, is opening an operational base at London Biggin Hill Airport.   Currently ... Read More

Abu Dhabi – Tel Aviv Flights on Etihad Airways
Airline News

Abu Dhabi – Tel Aviv Flights on Etihad Airways

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 19, 2020

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, will become the first GCC carrier to operate a commercial passenger flight ... Read More

Tourism must be part of national recovery and resilience plans
European travel news

Tourism must be part of national recovery and resilience plans

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 14, 2020

If it is not in the plan, it is not in the budget: the European Tourism Manifesto alliance, the voice ... Read More

IATA downgrades air traffic forecast after dismal summer
Aviation News

IATA downgrades air traffic forecast after dismal summer

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 29, 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) downgraded its traffic forecast for 2020 to reflect a weaker-than-expected recovery, as evidenced by ... Read More

St. Helena launches ‘Napoleon 200’ campaign
Cultural Travel News

St. Helena launches ‘Napoleon 200’ campaign

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 29, 2020

Starting this fall, the remote South Atlantic island of St. Helena is hosting a series of events and special projects ... Read More

UNWTO and FAO work together on developing rural tourism
Responsible Tourism News

UNWTO and FAO work together on developing rural tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 29, 2020

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have signed a Memorandum ... Read More

Travel News

2020 Best Cities for Vegetarians & Vegans announced

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 28, 2020

With October 1 being World Vegetarian Day and November 1 being World Vegan Day, and with synthetic meat products receiving ... Read More

UN General Assembly calls for global cooperation on COVID-19
Breaking Travel News

UN General Assembly calls for global cooperation on COVID-19

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 12, 2020

The United Nations General Assembly yesterday approved a comprehensive resolution to stimulate global cooperation in response to COVID-19 pandemic. The ... Read More

CLIA releases 2020 Environmental Technologies and Practices Report
Cruise Industry News

CLIA releases 2020 Environmental Technologies and Practices Report

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 9, 2020

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the leading voice of the global cruise industry, released today the Global Cruise Industry Environmental ... Read More

Costa Crociere suspends 2020-2021 season in South America
Cruise Industry News

Costa Crociere suspends 2020-2021 season in South America

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 8, 2020

Costa Crociere (Costa Cruises), a part of Carnival Corporation & plc, today announced the cancellation of the arrival of its ships for ... Read More

Lufthansa and Vereinigung Cockpit pilots’ union agree on COVID-19 crisis measures
Airline News

Lufthansa and Vereinigung Cockpit pilots’ union agree on COVID-19 crisis measures

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 19, 2020

Lufthansa has concluded a short-term agreement with the pilots’ union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) for initial measures to manage the coronavirus ... Read More

Americans show strong willingness to travel despite COVID-19 pandemic
USA Travel News

Americans show strong willingness to travel despite COVID-19 pandemic

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 19, 2020

Despite COVID-19 pandemic putting many normal aspects of life on hold, a new survey has revealed a strong willingness to ... Read More

Hilton introduces AI customer service chatbot
Travel Technology News

Hilton introduces AI customer service chatbot

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 17, 2020

Hilton today announced the result of a month-long competition for the design of its new AI chatbot cartoon character – ... Read More

British Virgin Islands Tourist Board announces new Director of Tourism
British Virgin Islands

British Virgin Islands Tourist Board announces new Director of Tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 15, 2020

The Board of Directors of the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board and Film Commission (BVITB) is proud to announce the ... Read More

A bucket list chocolate destination opens in Zurich
Culinary Travel News

A bucket list chocolate destination opens in Zurich

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 12, 2020

The highly anticipated Lindt Home of Chocolate, a 65,000-square-foot museum complete with the world's largest Lindt chocolate shop, will open ... Read More

St. Kitts & Nevis to re-open borders in October
Saint Kitts and Nevis travel news

St. Kitts & Nevis to re-open borders in October

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 12, 2020

In a press briefing today, the Prime Minister of St. Kitts & Nevis, Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris, announced that ... Read More

France extends mass gathering ban after 5,000 new COVID-19 cases recorded
France Travel News

France extends mass gathering ban after 5,000 new COVID-19 cases recorded

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 12, 2020

Prime Minister of France warned today that the COVID-19 infection rate in France was 'headed in the wrong way' and ... Read More

Paris tourists must wear face masks now
France Travel News

Paris tourists must wear face masks now

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 10, 2020

Amid warnings of a new spike of COVID-19 cases, Paris city officials announced that face masks are now mandatory in ... Read More

Dubai to Toronto again on Emirates A380
Airline News

Dubai to Toronto again on Emirates A380

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 6, 2020

The iconic Emirates A380 will begin serving travelers on flights to Toronto starting 16 August. The airline has so far ... Read More

Newark to Munich – now again on United Airlines
Airline News

Newark to Munich – now again on United Airlines

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 6, 2020

United Airlines promoted the resumption of its flights to Newark Airport with the Statue of Liberty, the iconic symbol of ... Read More

Australia’s second largest city goes on a new total COVID-19 lockdown
Australia travel news

Australia’s second largest city goes on a new total COVID-19 lockdown

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 6, 2020

Melbourne, the city of about five million people and the capital of Australia's Victoria state, which reported 471 new coronavirus ... Read More

Mainland Spain added to Swiss COVID-19 quarantine list
Switzerland travel news

Mainland Spain added to Swiss COVID-19 quarantine list

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 5, 2020

Health officials in Bern announced that all new arrivals to Switzerland from Spain are now subject to a mandatory 10-day ... Read More

TAP Air Portugal resumes flights from Munich to Lisbon
Airline News

TAP Air Portugal resumes flights from Munich to Lisbon

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 3, 2020

Just in time for summer vacation in Bavaria, TAP Air Portugal is resuming its flights from Munich: The Portuguese airline ... Read More

Cyprus makes face mask mandatory, boosts COVID-19 testing at airports
Cyprus travel news

Cyprus makes face mask mandatory, boosts COVID-19 testing at airports

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 1, 2020

Cyprus authorities announced that effective today, face masks are mandatory for all crowded indoor areas, like shopping malls and supermarkets. ... Read More

United Airlines to resume nearly 30 international routes in September
Airline News

United Airlines to resume nearly 30 international routes in September

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 31, 2020

United Airlines today announced it plans to resume service on nearly 30 international routes in September, including flights to Asia, ... Read More

UNWTO: 40% of global destinations have now eased travel restrictions
Breaking Travel News

UNWTO: 40% of global destinations have now eased travel restrictions

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 30, 2020

The responsible restart of tourism is underway around the world as growing numbers of destinations ease COVID-19 related travel restrictions ... Read More

Face masks now mandatory at all placed at all times in Madrid
Spain travel news

Face masks now mandatory at all placed at all times in Madrid

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 28, 2020

According to Madrid's regional leader Isabel Diaz Ayuso, Spain's capital city will make wearing face masks mandatory at all placed ... Read More

US travel community praises PPP eligibility change in Senate relief package
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

US travel community praises PPP eligibility change in Senate relief package

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 27, 2020

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on Senate introduction of the next phase of ... Read More

France advises citizens against travel to Catalonia, tightens border controls
European travel news

France advises citizens against travel to Catalonia, tightens border controls

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 25, 2020

French Prime Minister Jean Castex announced today that France will strengthen its border controls in attempt to better contain the ... Read More

Heathrow is ready for another summer getaway season
Airport news

Heathrow is ready for another summer getaway season

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 24, 2020

Heathrow is welcoming back passengers ready for a summer getaway, offering them increased choice in direct, short-haul travel at some ... Read More

Air Transat is making its first commercial flights today
Airline News

Air Transat is making its first commercial flights today

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 23, 2020

Canada's Transat, one of the largest integrated tourism companies in the world, is making its first commercial flights today, the ... Read More

Costa Rica appoints new Tourism Minister
People in Travel & Tourism

Costa Rica appoints new Tourism Minister

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 21, 2020

The President of Costa Rica, Mr. Carlos Alvarado Quesada, has appointed Gustavo Segura Sancho as the country’s new Tourism Minister ... Read More

The future of hotel Food & Beverage – post COVID-19
Culinary Travel News

The future of hotel Food & Beverage – post COVID-19

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 21, 2020

The winds of change have never blown so fiercely – ripping and tearing through our communities, our businesses, and our ... Read More