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

Singapore can’t wait around for a vaccine to reopen travel
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Singapore can’t wait around for a vaccine to reopen travel

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 11, 2020

Ong Ye Kung, the minister of Transport for Singapore explained that his country can't wait around for a vaccine. Ong ... Read More

How the travel and tourism industry can survive Coronavirus
Travel Associations News

How the travel and tourism industry can survive Coronavirus

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 8, 2020

In a historic first, G20 Tourism Ministers hosted more than 45 CEOs and Members of WTTC, who presented their plan ... Read More

Financial Essentials You Need to Get Right in Your Life
Educational Travel News

Financial Essentials You Need to Get Right in Your Life

editor editor- October 1, 2020

Taking charge of your finances is one of the most important and essential things you can do in your life, ... Read More

PATA online training is now free
Business Travel News

PATA online training is now free

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 21, 2020

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the launch of the PATA eLearning Platform for travel agents, ... Read More

2020 PATA Youth Symposium: Empowering youths for the future
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2020 PATA Youth Symposium: Empowering youths for the future

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 17, 2020

The next PATA Youth Symposium, with the theme ‘The Future of Travel’, will take place alongside the first-ever Virtual PATA ... Read More

COVID-19 Concerns and Confusion Over Resuming School in Italy
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COVID-19 Concerns and Confusion Over Resuming School in Italy

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- September 15, 2020

The main COVID-19 concerns getting attention in Italy are the lack of masks and a dispute regarding the detection of ... Read More

Safe Travels Stamp, Safer Tourism Seal or both?
African Tourism Board News

Safe Travels Stamp, Safer Tourism Seal or both?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 4, 2020

"The Safe Travels Stamp by WTTC and the Safer Tourism Seal by Rebuilding Travel are complementary and not in competition," ... Read More

US Ambassador Lana Marks speaks about Women Equality and Women of Value Africa
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US Ambassador Lana Marks speaks about Women Equality and Women of Value Africa

editor editor- September 2, 2020

U.S. Ambassador Lana J. Marks (born November 18, 1953) is a South African-born American fashion designer who founded the eponymous ... Read More

Back-to-School Campaign Launched by Sandals Foundation
Responsible Tourism News

Back-to-School Campaign Launched by Sandals Foundation

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 25, 2020

As part of its efforts to strengthen outreach to Caribbean communities, Sandals Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Sandals Resorts International, ... Read More

FAA awards $7.5 million in drone research grants to universities
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

FAA awards $7.5 million in drone research grants to universities

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 21, 2020

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is awarding $7.5 million in research, ... Read More

UNWTO and Sommet Education search for future tourism leaders
Educational Travel News

UNWTO and Sommet Education search for future tourism leaders

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 17, 2020

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Sommet Education are calling on career climbers and switchers, entrepreneurs and innovators to put ... Read More

Caribbean Tourism Organization awards scholarships and grants
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Caribbean Tourism Organization awards scholarships and grants

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 10, 2020

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Scholarship Foundation is awarding two scholarships and three study grants for 2020/21 despite the fundraising ... 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

Nevada has a Road To Recovery from COVID-19
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Nevada has a Road To Recovery from COVID-19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 6, 2020

On Monday Nevada issued its road of recovery. The State of Nevada remains in the response stage to the COVID-19 ... Read More

Africa  marks sixty years of dedicated Chimpanzee research
African Tourism Board News

Africa marks sixty years of dedicated Chimpanzee research

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- August 3, 2020

Tanzania and other regional member states of the East African community are marking sixty years of chimpanzee conservation, setting a ... Read More

Canada: The Minister of Culture and Communications makes two announcements
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Canada: The Minister of Culture and Communications makes two announcements

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- July 13, 2020

Minister of Culture and Communications Nathalie Roy today visited the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec (MNBAQ) to make two important announcements ... Read More

Nepal Tourism Board participates in PATA Dream to Travel festival
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Nepal Tourism Board participates in PATA Dream to Travel festival

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- July 13, 2020

Nepal Tourism Board NTB has participated in Dream to Travel Festival, launched by The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA). The festival ... Read More

“Art Needs No Roof” in Vilnius
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“Art Needs No Roof” in Vilnius

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 7, 2020

Lithuanian capital Vilnius has come up with yet another innovative solution for the post-pandemic social and cultural life. The city ... Read More

Sandals Resorts and Sandals Foundation: Empowering People
Responsible Tourism News

Sandals Resorts and Sandals Foundation: Empowering People

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 26, 2020

Sandals Resorts International created Sandals Foundation, and it has this philosophy:  We have seen that when we invest in one ... Read More

When Sandals Resorts Adopts a School, It Adopts the Community
Responsible Tourism News

When Sandals Resorts Adopts a School, It Adopts the Community

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 18, 2020

When Gordon "Butch" Stewart opened his first Sandals Resort, he had one very important mandate: the resort would be required ... Read More

Millions of African Children Risk Child Labor in COVID-19 Crisis
Educational Travel News

Millions of African Children Risk Child Labor in COVID-19 Crisis

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- June 16, 2020

Celebrating the International Day of the African Child which happens on Tuesday, June 16, millions of African children are at ... Read More

Dominica invests millions from Citizenship by Investment Program in education
Dominica travel news

Dominica invests millions from Citizenship by Investment Program in education

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 12, 2020

The Commonwealth of Dominica has spent $26 million to sponsor its youth studying abroad; placed 169 extracurricular tutors for students ... Read More

COVID-19 Threat: African School Children Face Dilemma
Educational Travel News

COVID-19 Threat: African School Children Face Dilemma

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- June 11, 2020

With preparations going on to celebrate the Day of the African Child next week, over 250 million primary and secondary ... Read More

Jamaica Tourist Board Launches Treasure Hunt for Agents
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Jamaica Tourist Board Launches Treasure Hunt for Agents

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 8, 2020

With lockdown measures and travel restrictions still in place, the Jamaica Tourist Board is continuing to educate travel agents in ... Read More

Ready to go on a cruise? Why it may become the safest way to travel?
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Ready to go on a cruise? Why it may become the safest way to travel?

mm Bruce Nierenberg- June 8, 2020

Dr. Peter Tarlow or safertourism.com  and Bruce Nierenberg  of Bruce Nierenberg & Associates will be discussing why cruises could emerge ... Read More

Sandals Corporate University: Higher Education with a Higher Purpose
Educational Travel News

Sandals Corporate University: Higher Education with a Higher Purpose

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 27, 2020

Always there to greet visitors with a warm smile, the staff at Sandals Resorts is committed to making its guests’ ... Read More

Pope Francis Aids Lebanon Youth: Sends $200,000 for Scholarships
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Pope Francis Aids Lebanon Youth: Sends $200,000 for Scholarships

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 16, 2020

Pope Francis arranged for an extraordinary intervention for Lebanon affected by "a serious crisis" and poverty, thinking in particular of ... Read More

What are Colleges Doing in Response to COVID-19?
Educational Travel News

What are Colleges Doing in Response to COVID-19?

editor editor- May 14, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps the world, students are wondering what their colleges and universities are going to be doing ... Read More

IBTM Events launches IBTM Meets
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IBTM Events launches IBTM Meets

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 12, 2020

IBTM Events has announced ‘IBTM Meets’ – a series of interviews with prominent figures from across the business events industry ... Read More

Africa Tourism Film Festival Award Winners Announced
African Tourism Board News

Africa Tourism Film Festival Award Winners Announced

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 12, 2020

The International Tourism Film Festival Africa (ITFFA) has released the winning entries for the 2020 ITFFA Awards, which can be ... Read More

World’s biggest industry focus group to reveal what travelers REALLY think
Educational Travel News

World’s biggest industry focus group to reveal what travelers REALLY think

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 5, 2020

WTM is facilitating the biggest-ever industry focus group to determine what consumers around the globe are really thinking. The ground-breaking ... Read More

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Project Hope by ATB is Taking a Lead on Tourism Recovery in Africa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 4, 2020

Project Hope Africa is a project to give tourism, especially on the African continent during and after the COVID-19 crisis, ... Read More

In the Time of President Trump: Recognition of the Decider-in- Chief
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In the Time of President Trump: Recognition of the Decider-in- Chief

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- May 4, 2020

It appears, in the short term, that decisions made by the men and women working at the White House have ... Read More

Jamaica: Over 6500 tourism workers registered for free online training
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Jamaica: Over 6500 tourism workers registered for free online training

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- April 26, 2020

Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has announced that registration for the recently-launched free online training for tourism workers ... Read More

Boeing Dreamlifter transports 1.5M face masks
Airline News

Boeing Dreamlifter transports 1.5M face masks

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- April 26, 2020

Boeing today completed another COVID-19 transport mission, using a Boeing Dreamlifter to bring personal protective equipment (PPE) from Hong Kong to the ... Read More