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Trendsetting news and timely in-depth updates on travel and tourism issues. Feature stories you only find on eTurboNews, global, balanced and different.

Kobe Bryant did not have to die? FAA informed!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 27, 2020

Did Kobe Bryant had to die today? Flyers right president Paul Hudson explained why 41-year-old NBA basketball legend Kobe Bryant ... Read More

Israel latest Travel Trend: Saudi Arabia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 26, 2020

Israel announced today that it would permit Israeli citizens to travel to Saudi Arabia for the first time, under certain ... Read More

Chinese Government is taking bold steps

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- January 26, 2020

Freeland, the international counter-trafficking organization, congratulates the Chinese Government for taking bold steps, including a ban on wildlife trade, to ... Read More

Coronavirus: World Health Organization new guidelines for travelers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 26, 2020

WHO issued guidelines on Coronavirus: The World Health Organization (WHO)’s standard recommendations for the general public to reduce exposure to and ... Read More

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

22 people killed in devastating Turkey earthquake

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2020

At least 22 people were killed in a devastating 6.8 earthquake that struck Turkey's province of Elazig on Friday. The ... Read More

COTRI: Chinese outbound tourism and coronavirus outbreak

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2020

Professor Dr. Wolfgang Georg Arlt FRGS FRAS, CEO of the China Outbound Tourism Research Institute ( COTRI), issued the following ... Read More

US and France to evacuate citizens from quarantined Wuhan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2020

The Consulate General of France in the Chinese city of Wuhan plans to organize a bus service to evacuate French ... Read More

Hawaii hotels outperformed vacation rentals in December 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2020

In December 2019, the total monthly supply of Hawaii statewide vacation rentals was 856,800 unit nights and monthly demand was ... Read More

Eiffel Tower: Sorry, tourists, I’m closed today due to strike

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2020

Paris' most iconic tourist landmark was forced to shut down today because of the massive protests in the city. "Due ... Read More

Zanzibar aims to attract more tourists with new hotels

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 24, 2020

Aiming to become a leading tourist destination on the Eastern Coast of the Indian Ocean, Zanzibar is now working to ... Read More

Tourism boom: Japan to see highest growth in international arrivals by 2022

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2020

The tourism industry is forecast to maintain steady growth up to 2022, driven by the rise of middle and upper ... Read More

Macao Tourism cancels all Chinese New Year events over deadly virus scare

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2020

Macao Government Tourism Offices, at the press conference held yesterday, announced cancellation of all its Chinese New Year (CNY) celebratory ... Read More

Climate Neutral 2050 Aviation Moon-shot

editor editor- January 24, 2020

A moon-shot approach to 2050 zero-carbon air transport was proposed by SUN at the ongoing FITUR travel and tourism trade ... Read More

China locks down two cities with 18.5 million residents as deadly virus spreads

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2020

City officials in China's of Wuhan, where the 2019 novel coronavirus originated, have shut down public transport and ordered 11 ... Read More

Chinese New Year Travel during Coronaviruses threat

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 23, 2020

Coronaviruses are becoming the latest threat to the global travel and tourism industry. Coronaviruses had more than 2 Million searches ... Read More

Southwest Airlines Hawaii flights not safe? Did FAA know?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 23, 2020

With the arrival of a budget carrier Southwest Airlines in Hawaii, tourism may have changed forever for the Aloha State. ... Read More

The Smallest Exhibition Stand in the World

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 23, 2020

American shoppers will soon be able to touch the smallest trade show stand in the world.  eTurboNews in cooperation with ... Read More

737 MAX production halt sends Boeing stock into nosedive

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2020

Boeing stock was down 3.3 percent on Wednesday at $313.37 per share, its lowest level in a year. Trading was ... Read More

What are the most expensive luxury hotels in Hawaii?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2020

According to a new survey, the most expensive luxury hotel rooms in Hawaii can be found on Ka’anapali Beach. The ... Read More

FITUR: Spanish travelers heading to America in record numbers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 22, 2020

Spanish travelers are heading to America in record numbers.  The Americas became the most important long-haul destination, which attracts 53% ... Read More

Korea-Spain Visit Years are trending: FITUR will show why

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 22, 2020

Korea has become one of the trendiest tourist destinations in the world. Spanish visitors love trendy destinations, and they love ... Read More

Boeing: Ungrounding of 737 MAX will begin in mid-2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2020

Boeing Company today issued the following statement on the status of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft: As we have emphasized, the ... Read More

European pilots: Flying in hostile airspace costs lives

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2020

Europe’s pilots are shocked and deeply saddened by the shooting down of Ukrainian Airlines flight PS752 in Iran and the ... Read More

Minister Bartlett to attend Caribbean Travel Market in Bahamas

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2020

Jamaica's Tourism Minister Hon Edmund Bartlett departed the island yesterday to attend the Caribbean Travel Marketplace in Baha Mar, Bahamas. ... Read More

Serbia and Kosovo relaunch direct flights between Belgrade and Pristina

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2020

Direct flights between Belgrade and Pristina were suspended after the 1998-1999 war in Kosovo, which broke away from Serbia and ... Read More

Transcript: Ukrainian Airlines relied on Lufthansa and other airlines before clearing PS752 for take off in Tehran

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2020

Ukrainian Airlines confirmed: PS752 was cleared for takeoff in Teheran on January 8, because Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Qatar ... Read More

War in Germany? Cologne is being evacuated

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2020

Did Brexit cause a war between Germany and Britain? Guests are fleeing the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Cologne. German Federal ... Read More

How to survive an avalanche?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2020

If you see an avalanche coming your way think about five immediate things you can do to give yourself the ... Read More

Ukrainian Airlines: Class-action lawyer speaks to eTurboNews

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2020

A class-action lawsuit against Ukrainian Airlines and others is about toe filed in Canada after 176 passengers were killed on ... Read More

100-year-old Charles Njonjo tracks mountain gorillas at Mt. Mgahinga National Park

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- January 20, 2020

Charles Mugane Njonjo, Kenya's first post-independence Attoney General under President Jomo Kenyatta, turns a hundred on January 23, 2020. To ... Read More

Who will be the next CEO for Nepal Tourism Board?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 20, 2020

Deepak Raj Joshi, the Current Chief Executive Officer of the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) ws unable to make it among ... Read More

37 fastest-growing ‘last-minute’ travel destinations in 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 20, 2020

Travel experts crunched the numbers on over 150,000 last-minute flight searches to determine the best places for last-minute travel in ... Read More

UNWTO: International tourism continues to outpace global economy

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 20, 2020

1.5 billion international tourist arrivals were recorded in 2019, globally. A 4% increase on the previous year which is also ... Read More

India issues China travel advisory as deadly virus cases jump to 136

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 20, 2020

China's Wuhan Municipal Health Commission, in a statement detailing the latest escalation in figures for the major viral outbreak, said ... Read More

How to make money on American Travelers?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 20, 2020

Americans love to travel the world, including Europe, Africa, and Asia. According to the latest report by World Travel Monitor ... Read More