Category: Editorial

Welcoming Visitors back to Hawaii with Aloha for one another
Hawaii Travel News

Welcoming Visitors back to Hawaii with Aloha for one another

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 13, 2020

The beaches, the hotels, the attractions in the Aloha State of Hawaii are about to welcome visitors back to its ... Read More

Is it safe to fly on a commercial plane? Latest!
Airline News

Is it safe to fly on a commercial plane? Latest!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 10, 2020

According to the Flight Safety Foundation getting on a plane is safe again. Dr. Hassan Shahidi, president, and CEO of ... Read More

Hotel Management, COVID-19, Government/Politics and You
Editorial

Hotel Management, COVID-19, Government/Politics and You

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- September 22, 2020

COVID-19 has become our worst nightmare or our brightest star, it all depends on the part of the economy you ... Read More

Governments Stick It to Hotel, Travel and Tourism Industries
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Governments Stick It to Hotel, Travel and Tourism Industries

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- September 14, 2020

The hotel, travel and tourism industries have been hammered by COVID-19. As strategic partners in the tourism paradigm, hotel executives ... Read More

Does Crime Take a Holiday?
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Does Crime Take a Holiday?

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- September 7, 2020

Watching more TV news than ever? Thinking the country is overrun with bad guys looting and destroying storefronts? Thanks to ... Read More

The Safer Tourism Seal adds Magic when Rediscovering Travel
African Tourism Board News

The Safer Tourism Seal adds Magic when Rediscovering Travel

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 26, 2020

Magical Kenya became an even more magical travel destination today. Kenya became the first country in the world to be ... Read More

EU Travel Commission urges Governments to better coordinate recovery
Editorial

EU Travel Commission urges Governments to better coordinate recovery

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 13, 2020

The European Travel Commission (ETC) is calling on EU governments to better coordinate their COVID-19 recovery efforts by adopting a ... 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

Kenya’s Tourism Minister Najib Balala is now a Wildlife Ranger
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Kenya’s Tourism Minister Najib Balala is now a Wildlife Ranger

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 31, 2020

World Ranger Day is celebrated on 31 July to commemorate Rangers killed or injured in the line of duty and to celebrate ... Read More

Comply or shut down: Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism warns hotels and resorts
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Comply or shut down: Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism warns hotels and resorts

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 19, 2020

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has warned that tourism entities that fail to comply with health and safety ... Read More

Opening Hawaii Tourism early to save the Economy? A good idea?
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Opening Hawaii Tourism early to save the Economy? A good idea?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 12, 2020

Hawaii Governor Ige announced last week the extension of his 14-day quarantine order for anyone arriving in the State of ... Read More

Digital Ambassadors: The Right Way and the Wrong Way
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Digital Ambassadors: The Right Way and the Wrong Way

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 6, 2020

To ensure no one gets left behind as Singapore becomes more digitally connected, the government will be setting up a ... Read More

Paradigm Shift in Core Competencies for Post-Covid-19 Recovery
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Paradigm Shift in Core Competencies for Post-Covid-19 Recovery

mm Richard Adam- June 1, 2020

“Not again. Not another depressing COVID-19 business analysis!”. In case you reacted to the title in this way, this article ... Read More

Trump Giving the Finger to WHO will kill not only Americans
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Trump Giving the Finger to WHO will kill not only Americans

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 30, 2020

Pulling the United States of America out of the World Health Organization (WHO) is a shock not only to most ... Read More

From Aloha to Riots? The future of Tourism in Hawaii
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From Aloha to Riots? The future of Tourism in Hawaii

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 12, 2020

A U.S. Military General rang the alarm bells for Hawaii today, warning of possible riots in the Aloha State. His ... Read More

Should Airline and Health officials learn from Pakistan
Airline News

Should Airline and Health officials learn from Pakistan

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 11, 2020

Yesterday Authorities in Pakistan issued new regulations to assure the safe operation of their aviation sector. 1.Every aircraft will be ... Read More

How will Asia Prepare for Recovery?
Travel Destination

How will Asia Prepare for Recovery?

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- May 8, 2020

How do we sensibly and effectively restart travel and tourism, the industry that employs 1 in 10 workers globally? This ... Read More

Jamaica: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update
Travel Destination

Jamaica: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2020

For the last few years we have heard much about the disparities and divides between generations—what they want, how they ... Read More

Coronavirus may be a blessing for the Environment
Responsible Tourism News

Coronavirus may be a blessing for the Environment

The Media Line The Media Line- April 19, 2020

The streets are empty, the skies are quiet and in many places, the air is cleaner than it has been ... Read More

Travel and Tourism Predictions: What might the future hold?
Editorial

Travel and Tourism Predictions: What might the future hold?

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

Skal International Bangkok President Andrew J. Wood gives his thoughts on what might be expected once the COVID-19 coronavirus starts ... Read More

COVID-19 Coronavirus: Nature’s Wake-up Call to Mankind?
Editorial

COVID-19 Coronavirus: Nature’s Wake-up Call to Mankind?

Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka- April 13, 2020

Today, mankind has enabled technological and scientific progress to eradicate diseases, helped increase life expectancy, reduced starvation and extreme poverty, ... Read More

Hotels, Travel and Tourism: Adjusting to a New Reality
Editorial

Hotels, Travel and Tourism: Adjusting to a New Reality

Kaushal Gandhi - FABgetaways Kaushal Gandhi - FABgetaways- April 9, 2020

Just over a month ago, before the coronavirus wave, many of us sat in our offices surrounded by colleagues, engaged ... Read More

Why Relaunching Tourism can only be the last step after Bringing back the Economy?
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Why Relaunching Tourism can only be the last step after Bringing back the Economy?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 5, 2020

Comprehensive Research on the next 4 steps on how to defeat COVID-19 and relaunch your economy - The Hawaii Model ... Read More

What is the State of Hawaii hiding on COVID19? Lt. Governor Green banned from talking?
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What is the State of Hawaii hiding on COVID19? Lt. Governor Green banned from talking?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 25, 2020

COVID19 is now spreading in the State of Hawaii and it turned deadly yesterday. The second-highest official in the State ... Read More

Could Cuba save Italy and the world from Coronavirus?
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Could Cuba save Italy and the world from Coronavirus?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 16, 2020

While the first clinical test for a Coronavirus vaccine started in the United States today, Cuba may have already developed ... Read More

Working in the Travel Industry during Coronavirus: Turning Overtourism to Undertourism
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Working in the Travel Industry during Coronavirus: Turning Overtourism to Undertourism

mm Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- March 16, 2020

Overtourism was a big talking point just a month ago. Today under tourism is the biggest threat to many travel ... Read More

Italy is not China but Must Change Pace with NATO Intervention
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Italy is not China but Must Change Pace with NATO Intervention

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 10, 2020

In news today, COVID-19 infections in Italy hit 10,149 - more than anywhere else in the world except for China. ... Read More

How to show Tourism Resilience in the Face of Coronavirus?
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How to show Tourism Resilience in the Face of Coronavirus?

David Beirman David Beirman- March 8, 2020

The travel and tourism industry cannot afford to not respond responsibly and positively to the growing fear of travel. If ... Read More

China President Xi Jinping: Italy has made our mistake but has not learned the lesson
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China President Xi Jinping: Italy has made our mistake but has not learned the lesson

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 7, 2020

The China perspective on the situation in Italy over the COVID-19 coronavirus is that Italy is making the same mistake ... Read More

President of Zimbabwe Dr. Walter Mzembi: Sounds good?
African Tourism Board News

President of Zimbabwe Dr. Walter Mzembi: Sounds good?

mm Eric Tawanda Muzamhindo- February 29, 2020

Dr. Walter Mzembi was one of the most respected tourism ministers in the world and also made it to position ... Read More

Ceasars Republic Sottdsdale gives up gambling
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Ceasars Republic Sottdsdale gives up gambling

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 28, 2020

The first Caesars Republic non-gaming U.S. hotel will bring the 265-room Caesars Republic Scottsdale luxury brand hotel to Scottsdale, Arizona. The ... Read More

Saudi Tourism Consulting: US- Saudi Tourism Venture announced at JTTX Jeddah
Saudi Arabia travel news

Saudi Tourism Consulting: US- Saudi Tourism Venture announced at JTTX Jeddah

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- February 27, 2020

The Jeddah International Travel and Tourism Exhibition JTTX is the largest travel trade show in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. ... Read More

What happened to human rights in the United States of America?
Editorial

What happened to human rights in the United States of America?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 21, 2020

Should Julian Assange be extradited to the USA. He is facing 17 new charges relating to the Espionage Act of 1917 in ... Read More

Zimbabwe: The way forward
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Zimbabwe: The way forward

mm Eric Tawanda Muzamhindo- February 16, 2020

Zimbabwe is buffeted by lack of cohesion, lack of strategic planning, buffeted by inconsistencies, incapacitation to deal with the current ... Read More

Coronavirus risk for Asians, Africans, Caucasians revealed
African Tourism Board News

Coronavirus risk for Asians, Africans, Caucasians revealed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 10, 2020

What is your risk to get infected coronavirus? East Asians, Japanese, and Han Chinese are the most likely people to ... Read More

Coronavirus: Not the worst health threat
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Coronavirus: Not the worst health threat

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 26, 2020

China is shutting down. The Lunar New Year season is no longer poised to be the biggest travel season for ... Read More