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

Belize introduces updated tourism industry protocols
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Belize introduces updated tourism industry protocols

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 20, 2020

As Belize moves forward to fully reopen and rebuild our tourism industry, the health and safety protocols for tourists continue ... 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

Abu Dhabi Tourism launches hotel Kosher Certification project
United Arab Emirates Travel and Tourism News

Abu Dhabi Tourism launches hotel Kosher Certification project

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 20, 2020

The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has signed an agreement with the Emirates Agency ... Read More

Qatar Airways becomes ‘most followed’ airline on Facebook
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Qatar Airways becomes ‘most followed’ airline on Facebook

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 20, 2020

Qatar Airways has become the most followed airline on Facebook, with more than 20 million followers of its page. The ... Read More

A Tourism Hero: Agnes Mucuha of the Kenya Association of Travel Agents
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A Tourism Hero: Agnes Mucuha of the Kenya Association of Travel Agents

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 20, 2020

Agnes Mucuha is the Chief Executive Officer of the Kenya Association of Travel Agents in Nairobi, and she is now ... 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

Honolulu Mayor urgent appeal to visitors on Oahu
Airport news

Honolulu Mayor urgent appeal to visitors on Oahu

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 20, 2020

Traveling to Waikiki? Outspoken Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell has an urgent message for you. Caldwell told eTurboNews he will be ... Read More

Aeroflot resumes Moscow-Tokyo flights
Airline News

Aeroflot resumes Moscow-Tokyo flights

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 20, 2020

National flag carrier and the largest airline in Russia, PJSC Aeroflot – Russian Airlines, commonly known as Aeroflot, announced that ... 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

First Face-to-Face Forum between Gulf, Israeli Women a Hit
Cultural Travel News

First Face-to-Face Forum between Gulf, Israeli Women a Hit

The Media Line The Media Line- October 19, 2020

The newly-established Gulf-Israel Women’s Forum has kicked-off, with participation by the first female Emirati life coach; a deputy mayor of ... Read More

Flights from London to Barbados on British Airways
Airline News

Flights from London to Barbados on British Airways

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 19, 2020

This weekend marked the inaugural flight of the relaunched year-round daily service from London Heathrow to Barbados on British Airways ... Read More

Greece to build wall on Turkish border to stave off migrant invasion
Greece travel news

Greece to build wall on Turkish border to stave off migrant invasion

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 19, 2020

Greek authorities said on Monday they have finalized plans to build a 26-kilometer (16 miles) wall along Greece-Turkey border, to ... Read More

Qatar Airways: 99.988% of passengers COVID-19-free
Airline News

Qatar Airways: 99.988% of passengers COVID-19-free

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 19, 2020

Qatar Airways reports extremely low numbers of COVID-19 cases on board its aircraft after operating more than 4.6 million passenger ... 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

Hawaii COVID-19 response has no Plan B
USA Travel News

Hawaii COVID-19 response has no Plan B

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 18, 2020

"We know from recent experience, the anguish and damage that occur when Hawaii is not properly prepared with flexible pragmatic ... Read More

Messe Berlin has a new CEO
Meeting Industry News

Messe Berlin has a new CEO

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 18, 2020

In the midst of the greatest trade fair crisis of all time, Messe Berlin in Germany has appointed a new ... Read More

Tanzania implements a World Bank-funded tourism project
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Tanzania implements a World Bank-funded tourism project

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- October 18, 2020

Best for domestic, rural and regional tourism in East and Southern Africa, the World Bank-funded Resilient Natural Resource Management for Tourism ... Read More

SKAL Sustainable Tourism Award Winners
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SKAL Sustainable Tourism Award Winners

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 17, 2020

The Skål International Sustainable Tourism Awards are geared towards enhancing the visibility and grant recognition to entities from the Travel ... Read More

Sao Paulo Governor: COVID-19 vaccination will be compulsory for all residents
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Sao Paulo Governor: COVID-19 vaccination will be compulsory for all residents

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 17, 2020

Sao Paulo Governor Joao Doria has announced that the vaccination for coronavirus will be mandatory for all residents of the ... Read More

The Fairmont Hotel: Nob Hill Grande Dame
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The Fairmont Hotel: Nob Hill Grande Dame

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- October 17, 2020

The luxurious Grande Dame atop Nob Hill in San Francisco was named after U.S. Senator James Graham Fair (1834-1894) by ... Read More

Pamala loves visitors! Hawaii welcomes tourists back with Aloha and open arms
Hawaii Travel News

Pamala loves visitors! Hawaii welcomes tourists back with Aloha and open arms

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 16, 2020

Pamala Taylor is native Hawaiian. She loves visitors, and she loves her job at family owned SunIsland Hawaii, listen to ... Read More

Uganda Airlines Rolls Out Brand New A330neo
Airline News

Uganda Airlines Rolls Out Brand New A330neo

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- October 16, 2020

Ugandans got a glimpse of the first of the two Uganda Airlines A330neo aircraft – the A330-800 - being rolled ... Read More

Lockdown: Belgium re-imposes COVID-19 curfew
Belgium travel news

Lockdown: Belgium re-imposes COVID-19 curfew

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 16, 2020

The authorities in Belgium have decided to introduce a COVID-19 curfew in the country from October 19, according to the ... 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

Orit Farkash-Hacohen named Israel’s new Tourism Minister
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Orit Farkash-Hacohen named Israel’s new Tourism Minister

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 16, 2020

Earlier this week, the Israel Ministry of Tourism appointed Orit Farkash-Hacohen as the new Tourism Minister. In this position, Farkash-Hacohen ... Read More

Tourism Tropical North Queensland welcomes new Directors
Travel Associations News

Tourism Tropical North Queensland welcomes new Directors

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 16, 2020

With Australians most likely to be holidaying at home in 2021, the stage is set for a new year of ... Read More

Hong Kong Airlines announces Embrace “Home” Kong flight
Airline News

Hong Kong Airlines announces Embrace “Home” Kong flight

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 16, 2020

Hong Kong Airlines will operate a special Embrace “Home” Kong sunset flight on Saturday, October 24, 2020. HX852 will depart ... Read More

DESCAP 1 Private Equity Trust to acquire up to 8 hotels in Thailand
Tourism Investment News

DESCAP 1 Private Equity Trust to acquire up to 8 hotels in Thailand

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- October 16, 2020

Destination Capital PTE., LTD., (DC) and KTB Securities (Thailand) Public Company Limited (KTBST SEC) announced the launch of DESCAP 1 ... Read More

Cuba updates COVID-19 entry rules for foreign tourists
Cuba travel news

Cuba updates COVID-19 entry rules for foreign tourists

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 16, 2020

Cuban authorities announced that the country has updated the conditions of entry for foreign tourists. Tourists will have to fill ... 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

How Wi-Fi in Waikiki could save Tourism from COVID-19?
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How Wi-Fi in Waikiki could save Tourism from COVID-19?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 15, 2020

Hawaii once more is welcoming urgently-needed visitors in the midst of a coronavirus spike in the rest of the country. ... Read More

Hong Kong and Singapore establish quarantine-free air travel bubble
Aviation News

Hong Kong and Singapore establish quarantine-free air travel bubble

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 15, 2020

Singapore and Hong Kong have agreed in principle to create an air travel bubble between them that will not require ... 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

Muhammad Ali Festival packs bigger punch in 2021
Meeting Industry News

Muhammad Ali Festival packs bigger punch in 2021

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 15, 2020

The annual Muhammad Ali Festival, a communitywide celebration that marks the anniversary of Muhammad Ali’s passing and celebrates his impactful ... Read More

Low fares to Mexico and the Caribbean trigger US travel rebound
Travel Destination

Low fares to Mexico and the Caribbean trigger US travel rebound

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 15, 2020

It is common knowledge that the global pandemic has wreaked destruction on the travel industry, with total international arrivals in ... Read More