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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

Rebuilding Travel in Israel and the Middle East from the insiders
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Rebuilding Travel in Israel and the Middle East from the insiders

editor editor- August 12, 2020

The political and security situation in the Middle East has always been difficult, and with COVID-19 it has not become ... Read More

Hawaii on New York Quarantine Travel List
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Hawaii on New York Quarantine Travel List

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 12, 2020

When the COVID-19 coronavirus first took hold in the United States, Hawaii stood as a beaming example of what to ... Read More

TAP Air Portugal returns to all North American gateways by October
Airline News

TAP Air Portugal returns to all North American gateways by October

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 12, 2020

TAP Air Portugal continues to resume its operations in October, with 666 flights planned on 82 routes, including returning service ... Read More

San Francisco tourism updating 2020-21 projections due to COVID-19 pandemic
Travel Destination

San Francisco tourism updating 2020-21 projections due to COVID-19 pandemic

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 12, 2020

The global COVID-19 pandemic has brought a decade of record growth in tourism in San Francisco to an abrupt halt. ... Read More

40% of excess unemployment is in leisure & hospitality sector
USA Travel News

40% of excess unemployment is in leisure & hospitality sector

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 12, 2020

Faced with a fresh round of bleak employment data, the American travel industry is renewing its pleas for leaders in ... Read More

World Elephant Day 2020 falls on uncertain times for largest land mammal
Responsible Tourism News

World Elephant Day 2020 falls on uncertain times for largest land mammal

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 12, 2020

On World Elephant Day, African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is reaching out to stakeholders, partnering NGOs and policy makers to shed ... 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

Fraport traffic figures – July 2020: Passenger traffic remains low in Frankfurt and at the Group’s airports worldwide
Airport news

Fraport traffic figures – July 2020: Passenger traffic remains low in Frankfurt and at the Group’s airports worldwide

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 12, 2020

In July 2020, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) served a total of 1,318,502 passengers, representing an 80.9 percent decline year-on-year. During the ... Read More

NapCabs Offer Peace and Privacy
Airport news

NapCabs Offer Peace and Privacy

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 12, 2020

Looking for a little shut-eye before your flight? Passengers at Frankfurt Airport now have the opportunity to take time out ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism is optimistic: Listen in why on livestream.travel
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Seychelles Tourism is optimistic: Listen in why on livestream.travel

editor editor- August 12, 2020

Seychelles almost finished establishing an out of the box approach to get tourism back on track. eTurboNews Readers yesterday met ... Read More

British easyJet to launch Ukraine flights
Airline News

British easyJet to launch Ukraine flights

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 12, 2020

UK's budget carrier  easyJet announced that it has been licensed to fly to Ukraine and the air service to 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

Klook, a Service for Booking Leisure Options, Is Now Available on Travelpayouts
Breaking Travel News

Klook, a Service for Booking Leisure Options, Is Now Available on Travelpayouts

editor editor- August 11, 2020

As the travel market slowly recovers, some people in select markets are resuming normal life and starting to travel again. ... Read More

Exploring Malta by Private Yacht
Breaking Travel News

Exploring Malta by Private Yacht

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 11, 2020

There is no better and safer way to explore the beautiful Mediterranean coast than with a private yacht charter, starting ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism and Visa Sign MOU
Breaking Travel News

Seychelles Tourism and Visa Sign MOU

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 11, 2020

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) and Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) ... Read More

St Kitts and Nevis visitors now required to take COVID-19 test
Saint Kitts and Nevis travel news

St Kitts and Nevis visitors now required to take COVID-19 test

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 11, 2020

The government of the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis published the latest Emergency Powers (COVID-19) (No.13) Regulations, 2020. Valid ... Read More

New Zealand’s Auckland back in lockdown after new COVID-19 spike
New Zealand travel news

New Zealand’s Auckland back in lockdown after new COVID-19 spike

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 11, 2020

New Zealand's government officials announced today that the country's largest city, Auckland, will be shut down  after , after four ... Read More

Holland America Line extends cruise operations pause through December 15
Cruise Industry News

Holland America Line extends cruise operations pause through December 15

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 11, 2020

With the continuation of travel and port restrictions due to global health concerns, Holland America Line is extending its pause ... Read More

Air Canada overhauls its Aeroplan loyalty program
Airline News

Air Canada overhauls its Aeroplan loyalty program

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 11, 2020

Air Canada today revealed the details of its transformed Aeroplan loyalty program, outlining the program attributes and credit card benefits ... Read More

Caribbean G-8 islands collaborate on intra-regional tourism campaign
Travel Destination

Caribbean G-8 islands collaborate on intra-regional tourism campaign

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 11, 2020

As Caribbean destinations across the region reopen their borders in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, a group of eight ... Read More

America’s Best Cities for a Quickie: Surprising destinations for easy getaways
USA Travel News

America’s Best Cities for a Quickie: Surprising destinations for easy getaways

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 11, 2020

While jet-setting abroad may be off the table this summer, many Americans are turning to their own backyard for a ... Read More

Royal Caribbean’s enormous loss highlights cruise industry woes
Cruise Industry News

Royal Caribbean’s enormous loss highlights cruise industry woes

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 11, 2020

Royal Caribbean Group’s newly-released Q2 2020 results show the second quarter net loss of $1.6 billion comes on top of ... Read More

SKÅL Meetings Live and In Person
Breaking Travel News

SKÅL Meetings Live and In Person

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- August 11, 2020

On my road trip visit to Krabi and Phuket, I was fortunate to attend SKÅL meetings in both towns. As ... Read More

Russia resumes flights to Turkey’s resorts of Antalya, Bodrum and Dalaman
Airline News

Russia resumes flights to Turkey’s resorts of Antalya, Bodrum and Dalaman

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 11, 2020

Russia announced the resumption of air travel from select Russian airports to several Turkish resort destination. Passenger air traffic between ... Read More

Marriott: Q2 2020 results dramatically impacted by COVID-19 pandemic
Hospitality Industry News

Marriott: Q2 2020 results dramatically impacted by COVID-19 pandemic

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 10, 2020

Marriott International, Inc. today reported second quarter 2020 results, which were dramatically impacted by the COVID-19 global pandemic and efforts ... Read More

Seabourn announces upcoming cruise cancellations
Cruise Industry News

Seabourn announces upcoming cruise cancellations

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 10, 2020

Seabourn, the ultra-luxury travel experience, announced today that it will cancel upcoming voyages for three cruise ships in its fleet ... Read More

Travel Agents Association of India on Air India Express Crash
Airline News

Travel Agents Association of India on Air India Express Crash

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 10, 2020

The Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) has expressed shock and concern over the Air India Express aircraft AXB1344 that ... Read More

Greece requires COVID-19 test for entry from Sweden, Belgium, Spain, Netherlands and the Czech Republic
Greece travel news

Greece requires COVID-19 test for entry from Sweden, Belgium, Spain, Netherlands and the Czech Republic

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 10, 2020

Tightening controls after a recent spike in COVID-19 infections, Greek government announced that visitors arriving from Sweden, Belgium, Spain, the ... 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

Caribbean Tourism Organization awards scholarships and grants
Educational Travel News

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

Turkey’s tourism is going through hard times
Turkey Travel News

Turkey’s tourism is going through hard times

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 10, 2020

Turkish tourism sector is going through hard times. World’s sixth most popular travel destination has been dented by waves of ... Read More

European Cities Marketing and International Congress and Convention Association form partnership
Travel Associations News

European Cities Marketing and International Congress and Convention Association form partnership

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 10, 2020

ECM (European Cities Marketing) and ICCA (International Congress and Convention Association) have agreed to launch a European partnership to solidify ... Read More

Luxair launches Luxembourg flights from Budapest Airport
Airline News

Luxair launches Luxembourg flights from Budapest Airport

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 10, 2020

On a steady course to welcome half a million passengers this month – a robust re-growth following just 80,000 passengers ... Read More

Mauritius is fighting for the survival of its tourism industry with thousands of residents joining in
Breaking Travel News

Mauritius is fighting for the survival of its tourism industry with thousands of residents joining in

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 10, 2020

Mauritius is in a fight for the survival of their much-needed tourism industry. The people of Mauritius showed resilience when ... Read More

Reopening Tanzania Tourism Mafia Island Style
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Reopening Tanzania Tourism Mafia Island Style

editor editor- August 10, 2020

A persona around the idea of “new tourism”: Slow, immersive, kind, local, sustainable, climate-friendly. This type of new tourism includes ... Read More

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