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How to Properly Wash and Sanitize Your Face Masks
Travel Safety & Emergencies

How to Properly Wash and Sanitize Your Face Masks

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 10, 2020

During this COVID-19 pandemic, as we all make, purchase, and most importantly, strap on face masks before heading outside to ... Read More

Curfew in Waikiki, but Governor Ige is still not ready to stop tourism
Hawaii Travel News

Curfew in Waikiki, but Governor Ige is still not ready to stop tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 10, 2020

In the State of Hawaii, the island of Oahu, including famous Waikiki, will be on a complete curfew. Honolulu Mayor ... Read More

Hawaii officials: Oahu residents allowed to disembark cruise ship in Honolulu
Hawaii Travel News

Hawaii officials: Oahu residents allowed to disembark cruise ship in Honolulu

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2020

The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) Harbors Division notifies the public the Pacific Princess cruise ship is scheduled to arrive ... Read More

Hawaiian Airlines Suffers Sharp Decline Due to COVID-19
Airline News

Hawaiian Airlines Suffers Sharp Decline Due to COVID-19

editor editor- April 9, 2020

Hawaiian Airlines saw deep drops system-wide traffic statistics in the first quarter of 2020 specifically in March. Of course, this ... Read More

President Trump refuses to help Hawaii Governor Ige to stop tourist arrivals during COVID-19
Hawaii Travel News

President Trump refuses to help Hawaii Governor Ige to stop tourist arrivals during COVID-19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 9, 2020

This is an update on an eTN article published earlier entitled" Hawaii Governor Ige allowing an increase in tourism puts ... Read More

Need a face mask? What Airlines won’t tell you yet?
Breaking Travel News

Need a face mask? What Airlines won’t tell you yet?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 9, 2020

United Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Airlines, Jet Blue, Hawaiian Airlines, Alaska Airlines were asked, by eTurboNews, but none of the ... Read More

Honolulu Zoo achieves esteemed Association of Zoos & Aquariums accreditation
Hawaii Travel News

Honolulu Zoo achieves esteemed Association of Zoos & Aquariums accreditation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 8, 2020

The Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) has announced that the Honolulu Zoo was granted accreditation by AZA’s independent Accreditation ... Read More

A Step by Step Guide for Tourism Recovery during and after COVID-19
Airline News

A Step by Step Guide for Tourism Recovery during and after COVID-19

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- April 7, 2020

The unprecedented societal changes brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic are dramatically affecting tourism. It is too early to know ... Read More

Free of Coronavirus are 15 Countries including 10 Island Nations
Airline News

Free of Coronavirus are 15 Countries including 10 Island Nations

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 7, 2020

Which countries in the world don't have the coronavirus yet - and what is the reason and WHY?  15 countries ... Read More

Trapped in Rome: eTN Journalist Mario Masciullo will answer your online questions
Breaking Travel News

Trapped in Rome: eTN Journalist Mario Masciullo will answer your online questions

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

Mario Masciullo has been a journalist working with eTurboNews for almost 20 years. Mario is a native Italian and usually ... Read More

Is Tourism and a laidback lifestyle about to kill thousands in Hawaii?
Airline News

Is Tourism and a laidback lifestyle about to kill thousands in Hawaii?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 5, 2020

Aloha and welcome to Hawaii! Yesterday 683 people arrived in Hawaii. The airports in the State of Hawaii are still ... Read More

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

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

Social Distancing: Hawaii losing, DC leading in the US
Travel News

Social Distancing: Hawaii losing, DC leading in the US

Dr. Anton Anderssen - special to eTN Dr. Anton Anderssen - special to eTN- April 3, 2020

The United States has an alarming D-rating for social distancing Just last week Hawaii received the highest possible score when ... Read More

Why only President Trump can save Hawaii now?
Airline News

Why only President Trump can save Hawaii now?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2020

Every day more than 1,000 passengers are still landing and departing at airports in the State of Hawaii. As an ... Read More

How to make a safe face mask from a vacuum cleaner bag? Step by step do-it-yourself instructions
Breaking Travel News

How to make a safe face mask from a vacuum cleaner bag? Step by step do-it-yourself instructions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2020

Worried about COVID-19? You do need a face mask! Don't let anyone convince you differently. A face mask may save your ... Read More

Your Kauai Vacation could mean arrest: Florida visitor jailed
Breaking Travel News

Your Kauai Vacation could mean arrest: Florida visitor jailed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2020

The Garden Island of Kauai is as unwelcoming as it can get to news visitors. This is a trend anywhere ... Read More

100,000 dead Americans on Coronavirus is good news for the U.S.
Breaking Travel News

100,000 dead Americans on Coronavirus is good news for the U.S.

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 31, 2020

Hawaii just turned deadly today with a first-person passing away on COVID-19. Overall it's the deadliest day in the United ... Read More

Hawaii visitor arrivals by air continue to drop
Hawaii Travel News

Hawaii visitor arrivals by air continue to drop

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 31, 2020

The number of passengers flying into Hawaii continues to drop. Yesterday, 681 people arrived in Hawaii on the fifth day ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Visitor spending increased to $1.46 billion in February 2020
Hawaii Travel News

Hawaii Tourism: Visitor spending increased to $1.46 billion in February 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 31, 2020

In February 2020, flight cancellations to the Hawaiian Islands began due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. The China market had ... Read More

Flying Inter-Island in Hawaii: Quarantine is now required
Airport news

Flying Inter-Island in Hawaii: Quarantine is now required

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 31, 2020

With 209 cases of Coronavirus in Hawaii and shelter in place order for all islands, the State is now also ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Hawaii air passenger arrivals continue to drop
Hawaii Travel News

Hawaii Tourism: Hawaii air passenger arrivals continue to drop

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 30, 2020

Hawaii Tourism Authority is reporting that the number of passengers flying into Hawaii continues to drop. Yesterday, 826 people arrived ... Read More

How to stay alive with Coronavirus? Hypnotic Drug introduced by State of Hawaii
Breaking Travel News

How to stay alive with Coronavirus? Hypnotic Drug introduced by State of Hawaii

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 30, 2020

The John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa is one of the leading ... Read More

Hawaii Vacation Packages during Coronavirus
Hawaii Travel News

Hawaii Vacation Packages during Coronavirus

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2020

Should you book your holiday to Hawaii during Coronavirus. It will be a different from any vacation to Hawaii you ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: A Hui Hou Kākou – Until We Meet Again !
Airline News

Hawaii Tourism: A Hui Hou Kākou – Until We Meet Again !

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 26, 2020

It's heartbreaking for anyone in the beautiful Aloha State to say goodbye to our visitors. There is no more Aloha ... Read More

Deadly Coronavirus is no longer deadly in Hawaii
Breaking Travel News

Deadly Coronavirus is no longer deadly in Hawaii

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 25, 2020

Hawaii has zero deaths due to COVID19, even though Coronavirus turned deadly some days ago when the first patient treated ... Read More

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

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

Honolulu Advertiser issues Tsunami Watch for Hawaii: State says yes, Feds say no
Hawaii Travel News

Honolulu Advertiser issues Tsunami Watch for Hawaii: State says yes, Feds say no

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 25, 2020

Did the National Weather Service just issued an erroneous tsunami alert for Hawaii, when USGS and tsunami.gov was on limited ... Read More

Ready for a COVID19 Brainstorming session? What is next for travel & tourism?
African Tourism Board News

Ready for a COVID19 Brainstorming session? What is next for travel & tourism?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 25, 2020

  Brainstorm with the experts on COVID 19, tourism, aviation, hospitality and MICE? eTN will discuss the future of the ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Hawaii vacation rentals in demand in February
Breaking Travel News

Hawaii Tourism: Hawaii vacation rentals in demand in February

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 24, 2020

In February 2020, the total monthly supply of statewide vacation rentals was 728,400 unit nights and monthly demand was 612,600 ... Read More

Hawaii is now deadly: Governor wants tourists to leave
Breaking Travel News

Hawaii is now deadly: Governor wants tourists to leave

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 24, 2020

Hawaii is now another State with a deadly outcome for COVID-19. Bruce Anderson, director of the Hawaii Department of Health ... Read More

All of Hawaii Now on Lockdown
Travel Safety & Emergencies

All of Hawaii Now on Lockdown

editor editor- March 24, 2020

Hawaii State Governor David Ige announced at press conference today that the entire Aloha state is now on lockdown effective ... Read More

Norwegian Jewel cruise passengers allowed to disembark in Hawaii to travel home
Hawaii Travel News

Norwegian Jewel cruise passengers allowed to disembark in Hawaii to travel home

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 24, 2020

The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) Harbors and Airports Divisions, state officials and the Norwegian Cruise Line leadership have implemented ... Read More

Maui shelter in place! Stay in your hotels or homes to avoid arrest
Hawaii Travel News

Maui shelter in place! Stay in your hotels or homes to avoid arrest

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 23, 2020

Visitors may be arrested when enjoying Maui or Waikiki beaches. Tourism is at a standstill anywhere in Hawaii. Residents alike ... Read More

Las Vegas, Orlando, Hawaii  in greatest economic danger
Breaking Travel News

Las Vegas, Orlando, Hawaii in greatest economic danger

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 23, 2020

Tourism will be one of the worst economically hit in the United States due to Coronavirus destroying their travel and ... Read More

Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawaii:  Jail for visitors and residents not observing shelter in place
Breaking Travel News

Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawaii: Jail for visitors and residents not observing shelter in place

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 23, 2020

Curfew! Shelter in place order for Waikiki, Honolulu and the rest of the Island Oahu, Hawaii. Stay in your hotel ... Read More

Hawaiian Airlines urges visitors to leave the Aloha State by Wednesday
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Hawaiian Airlines urges visitors to leave the Aloha State by Wednesday

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 23, 2020

Hawaiian Airlines, in preparation for a 14-day government quarantine order for all Hawai‘i arrivals set to begin Thursday due to the ... Read More