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Second disaster struck Mauritius after COVID-19 was defeated
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Second disaster struck Mauritius after COVID-19 was defeated

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 9, 2020

A disaster of enormous proportion is unfolding in the Indian Ocean Republic of Mauritius. The country just overcame Coronavirus, and ... Read More

Why Sierra Leone may be a best kept secret for tourism investment during  COVID-19?
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Why Sierra Leone may be a best kept secret for tourism investment during COVID-19?

editor editor- August 9, 2020

There may have never been a better time to invest in Sierra Leone's travel and tourism infrastructure.  Sierra Leone is ... Read More

Ukraine International Airlines: Toronto, New York, Delhi Relaunching
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Ukraine International Airlines: Toronto, New York, Delhi Relaunching

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 8, 2020

Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) is gradually resuming its operations after a three-month shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. UIA is ... Read More

Malta makes face masks mandatory in public, prohibits large gatherings
Malta travel news

Malta makes face masks mandatory in public, prohibits large gatherings

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 8, 2020

Malta's government officials announced that face masks are now mandatory in public, and all large gatherings are banned, effective midnight ... Read More

Tokyo introduces transparent ‘smartglass’ public toilets
Japan travel news

Tokyo introduces transparent ‘smartglass’ public toilets

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 8, 2020

New high-tech restrooms are being built in Japanese capital city as part of the Tokyo Toilets project launched by the ... Read More

WTTC among those commenting on Air India Express crash
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WTTC among those commenting on Air India Express crash

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 8, 2020

The World Travel & Tourism Council expresses condolences on the recent tragedy in Kerala, India. “The entire WTTC family expresses ... Read More

Is the COVID-19 spike in Hawaii Classified by the US Military?
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Is the COVID-19 spike in Hawaii Classified by the US Military?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 8, 2020

Why is the US Department of Defense speechless about the catastrophic COVID-19 outbreak in Hawaii? Did the Aloha State never ... Read More

How Can Helicopters Boost Uttarakhand Tourism?
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How Can Helicopters Boost Uttarakhand Tourism?

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- August 8, 2020

Mr. Trivendra Singh Rawat, Chief Minister, Uttarakhand, today said that the state has immense potential in the civil aviation sector, ... Read More

Is Air India Playing Dirty with Travel Agents?
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Is Air India Playing Dirty with Travel Agents?

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- August 8, 2020

The Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) has voiced its dejection on the social media post made by Air India ... Read More

Norway urges citizens to avoid all foreign travel
Norway travel news

Norway urges citizens to avoid all foreign travel

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 8, 2020

Norwegian Health Minister today urged the citizens of Norway to refrain from traveling abroad. Minister Bent Høie said said that ... Read More

Barbados implements ‘Travel Bubble’
Barbados travel news

Barbados implements ‘Travel Bubble’

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 7, 2020

The Government of Barbados has implemented a travel ‘Bubble’ for specific countries with a low incidence of COVID-19, effective August ... Read More

Hubei visitor attractions are now free for domestic tourists
China Travel News

Hubei visitor attractions are now free for domestic tourists

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 7, 2020

Local government in China's Hubei Province announced that all of almost 400 province's scenic tourist attractions will open to domestic ... Read More

Catastrophic fall of lira could be blessing in disguise for Turkish tourism
Turkey Travel News

Catastrophic fall of lira could be blessing in disguise for Turkish tourism

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 7, 2020

Turkish lira keeps hitting record lows against the major currencies on exchange markets due to years of debt accumulation and ... Read More

Thai Vietjet launches its 10th domestic service in Thailand
Airline News

Thai Vietjet launches its 10th domestic service in Thailand

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 7, 2020

Thai Vietjet has inaugurated its maiden flight VZ330 from the capital city of Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi Airport) to Nakhon Si Thammarat, ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Minister invites eTurboNews readers for a virtual Q&A
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Seychelles Tourism Minister invites eTurboNews readers for a virtual Q&A

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 7, 2020

The Honorable Minister of Tourism the Seychelles Didier Dogley, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board Sherin Francis and other ... Read More

Hawaii COVID 19 situation catastrophic: More restrictions announced
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Hawaii COVID 19 situation catastrophic: More restrictions announced

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 7, 2020

Coronavirus put the State of Hawaii is in a dire situation. Officials are in a desperate fight to stop the ... Read More

Belize delays re-opening of Philip Goldson International Airport
Belize travel news

Belize delays re-opening of Philip Goldson International Airport

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 6, 2020

Today at a press conference held in Belize City, it was announced that due to a spike in the number ... Read More

Barbados welcomes interCaribbean Airways
Barbados travel news

Barbados welcomes interCaribbean Airways

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 6, 2020

On Monday, August 4, the Government of Barbados officially welcomed interCaribbean Airways, which has setup a Southern Caribbean hub 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

Trinidad and Tobago Elections: The Absence of Observers
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Trinidad and Tobago Elections: The Absence of Observers

editor editor- August 6, 2020

Dear Editor, In light of the Trinidad and Tobago elections that will take place in a few days, I want ... Read More

Newark to Munich – now again on United Airlines
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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

COVID-19: Pakistan Reopenings Announced
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COVID-19: Pakistan Reopenings Announced

Agha Iqrar Agha Iqrar- August 6, 2020

The National Coordination Committee (NCC) on COVID-19 has announced that Pakistan reopenings - tourist destinations and restaurant/hotels - will be ... Read More

Hollywood Blockbuster Jurassic World 3 in Malta
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Hollywood Blockbuster Jurassic World 3 in Malta

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 6, 2020

The Hollywood blockbuster, Jurassic World 3, will start filming in Malta towards the end of August. Initially, filming was to ... Read More

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

Tanzania Travel Advisory for COVID-19 adjusted
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Tanzania Travel Advisory for COVID-19 adjusted

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 6, 2020

Tanzania today announced, that all travelers, whether foreigners or returning residents entering or leaving the country will be subjected to ... Read More

Pure Grenada launches ‘Just For You’ campaign
Grenada travel news

Pure Grenada launches ‘Just For You’ campaign

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 5, 2020

Pure Grenada, Just-For-You is the new lifestyle campaign launched by the Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) showcasing the three-island nation of ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Gifts Princess Margaret Hospital Pediatric Ward
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Sandals Foundation Gifts Princess Margaret Hospital Pediatric Ward

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 5, 2020

Patients of the Pediatric Department at the Princess Margaret Hospital in Nassau, Bahamas, will now be examined by and treated ... 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

Amsterdam and Rotterdam now require face masks in busy city streets
Netherlands Travel News

Amsterdam and Rotterdam now require face masks in busy city streets

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 5, 2020

City officials in Netherlands' two largest cities today announced that face masks are now required in busy city streets, amid ... Read More

Firefighters battling huge public market fire in Ajman, UAE
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Firefighters battling huge public market fire in Ajman, UAE

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 5, 2020

Huge blaze broke out at the public market in the new industrial area of the United Arab Emirates’ city of ... Read More

Budapest Airport announces first Mykonos link
Airport news

Budapest Airport announces first Mykonos link

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 5, 2020

Budapest Airport celebrated its first link to Mykonos yesterday, as Wizz Air launched its twice-weekly service to the popular resort ... Read More

Strong earthquake strikes Vanuatu
Vanuatu travel news

Strong earthquake strikes Vanuatu

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 5, 2020

Strong Magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck Vanuatu today. Vanuatu is a South Pacific Ocean nation made up of roughly 80 islands ... Read More

South Africa Quarantine Facilities Have No Medical Staff
Health News

South Africa Quarantine Facilities Have No Medical Staff

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 5, 2020

It has recently come to light that the Gauteng Department of Health (GDoH) failed to renew its contract with an ... Read More

Airbus converted into Turkey’s largest restaurant up for sale for $1.44 million
Culinary Travel News

Airbus converted into Turkey’s largest restaurant up for sale for $1.44 million

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 5, 2020

An Airbus A340 passenger aircraft, converted into Turkey's largest airplane restaurant, is being offered for sale for 10,000,000 Turkish liras ... Read More

Wearing masks outdoors may become mandatory in Paris
France Travel News

Wearing masks outdoors may become mandatory in Paris

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 5, 2020

Paris city officials are mulling the idea of making wearing face masks mandatory in some French capital's popular outdoor public ... Read More

Air Canada resumes scheduled service to Grenada
Airline News

Air Canada resumes scheduled service to Grenada

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 4, 2020

With the opening of Grenada’s Maurice Bishop International Airport on July 15, as part of the Government of Grenada’s phased ... Read More

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