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Uganda Civil Aviation Authority issues COVID-19 passenger guidelines
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Uganda Civil Aviation Authority issues COVID-19 passenger guidelines

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 6, 2020

Uganda Civil Aviation Authority has tightened measures at Kampala's Entebbe International Airport to combat the spread of COVID-19. Departing passengers ... Read More

Dominica: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update
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Dominica: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 5, 2020

Health authorities have acted swiftly to isolate two cruise ship workers who returned home on May 27th, 2020.  This announcement ... Read More

Antigua & Barbuda prepares to welcome first guests back on island
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Antigua & Barbuda prepares to welcome first guests back on island

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 4, 2020

The Government of Antigua & Barbuda has announced a phased approach to the reopening of the country’s tourism and hospitality ... Read More

Passengers can get COVID-19 antibody test at Moscow Domodedovo Airport
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Passengers can get COVID-19 antibody test at Moscow Domodedovo Airport

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 4, 2020

Moscow Domodedovo Airport has started offering an antibody test for COVID-19. You can get tested at the airport’s medical care ... Read More

Adam and Eve Day Spa to Enhance Jamaica’s Health and Wellness Tourism
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Adam and Eve Day Spa to Enhance Jamaica’s Health and Wellness Tourism

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 3, 2020

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says the newly opened Adam and Eve Day Spa location will add value to ... Read More

rebuilding.travel added reopeningtourism.com, financial strategies, and climate-friendly discussions
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rebuilding.travel added reopeningtourism.com, financial strategies, and climate-friendly discussions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2020

Rebuilding.travel, a grassroots organization started by the Travel News Group. Rebuilding Travel is currently 569 tourism leaders strong. Rebuilding travel ... Read More

Air in Hotels Can still be Deadly after Deep Cleaning
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Air in Hotels Can still be Deadly after Deep Cleaning

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- May 31, 2020

Marriott, Hyatt, IHG, Hilton, Wyndham, Corinthia Hotels, and Resorts are getting ready to reopen after the COVID-19 lockdown. Sore already ... Read More

CDC confirms COVID-19 was detected in US already in January
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CDC confirms COVID-19 was detected in US already in January

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2020

From January 21 through February 23, 2020, public health agencies detected 14 U.S. cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), all ... Read More

St. Kitts & Nevis: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update
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St. Kitts & Nevis: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 27, 2020

On Friday, The Prime Minister of St. Kitts & Nevis Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris announced that, under the new ... Read More

Grenada: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update
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Grenada: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 27, 2020

Grenada and Carriacou are now welcoming registered yachts under new protocols. Yacht arrivals began in mainland Grenada on Wednesday May ... Read More

Dominica: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update
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Dominica: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 27, 2020

Dominica continues to ease COVID-19 related restrictions 46 days after the last confirmed case.  The announcement was made by Minister ... Read More

Russia to begin relaxing domestic travel restrictions on June 1
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Russia to begin relaxing domestic travel restrictions on June 1

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 26, 2020

One of Russia's top government officials today announced, that on June 1, the country's authorities will start cautiously easing domestic ... Read More

VIA Rail Canada Montréal employee tests positive for COVID-19
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VIA Rail Canada Montréal employee tests positive for COVID-19

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 26, 2020

VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) has been informed that one of its employees working at the Montréal Maintenance Center tested ... Read More

Montenegro declared first COVID-free state in Europe
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Montenegro declared first COVID-free state in Europe

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 25, 2020

Montenegro's Prime Minister Dusko Markovic announced on Monday that the Balkan republic of 620,000 people, which relies heavily on revenues ... Read More

UK new quarantine laws is terrible news for Tourism in Greece
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UK new quarantine laws is terrible news for Tourism in Greece

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2020

Traveling to the UK after June 8 means two weeks of mandatory quarantine both for residents and visitors.  This is ... Read More

Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty Car Rental killed by COVID-19
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Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty Car Rental killed by COVID-19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2020

Hertz Car rental stated on its website hertz.com:  " Before we rent any vehicle, they are cleaned and disinfected to ... Read More

Montserrat: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update
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Montserrat: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 21, 2020

After two months of managing the Coronavirus disease on island, the number of active cases in Montserrat is down to ... Read More

Cayman Islands: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update
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Cayman Islands: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 21, 2020

Cayman Islands' Chief Medical Officer, Dr John Lee, reports a further 494 COVID-19 tests which have been completed over the ... Read More

Temperature screening equipment tested at Heathrow Airport
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Temperature screening equipment tested at Heathrow Airport

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 21, 2020

Starting today, thermal screening technology is being trialed in Heathrow Terminal 2’s immigration hall to detect elevated temperatures of arriving ... Read More

Cayman Islands: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update
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Cayman Islands: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 20, 2020

At the COVID-19 press conference today, Tuesday 19 May 2020, 17 positive cases were announced, out of 1182 results screened ... Read More

United Airlines introduces United CleanPlus
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United Airlines introduces United CleanPlus

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 20, 2020

Today, United Airlines is introducing United CleanPlus: the company's commitment to putting health and safety at the forefront of the ... Read More

Trinidad and Tobago: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update
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Trinidad and Tobago: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 18, 2020

As of May 15th there were no new COVID-19 cases recorded in Trinidad and Tobago for the past 19 days.  ... Read More

St. Martin/St. Maarten : Official COVID-19 Tourism Update
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St. Martin/St. Maarten : Official COVID-19 Tourism Update

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 18, 2020

The St. Martin Tourism Office together with the St. Maarten Tourism Bureau  jointly launched a destination video that captures beautiful ... Read More

Saint Lucia: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update
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Saint Lucia: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 18, 2020

The Government of Saint Lucia has announced a phased approach to reopening the island’s tourism sector in a responsible fashion, ... Read More

Belize: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update
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Belize: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 18, 2020

Opening Statement by Belize Prime Minister Rt. Hon Dean Barrow: Today marks Belize’s 31st day without anyone testing positive for ... Read More

Zimbabwe Government provides alternative on the impact of COVID -19
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Zimbabwe Government provides alternative on the impact of COVID -19

mm Eric Tawanda Muzamhindo- May 17, 2020

We have positive and negative connotations on the impact of COVID - 19 on our economy. I will provide a ... Read More

In Hotel Medical Assistance Provided for Accor Guests
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In Hotel Medical Assistance Provided for Accor Guests

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 15, 2020

Accor and AXA announced they have partnered to provide in hotel medical assistance and support to guests across the 5,000 ... Read More

Drug Policy Alliance urges Congress to support CARES 2
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Drug Policy Alliance urges Congress to support CARES 2

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 15, 2020

With the House expected to vote on CARES 2 (“The Heroes Act”) today, Maritza Perez, Director of the Office of ... Read More

Hilton team members save life of hotel guest suffering heart attack
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Hilton team members save life of hotel guest suffering heart attack

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 15, 2020

A moving story was recently told far and wide in Suzhou City, Anhui Province. Frank Huang, Deputy Manager of Safety ... Read More

Boeing: Minimizing air travel health risks amid COVID-19 pandemic
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Boeing: Minimizing air travel health risks amid COVID-19 pandemic

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 14, 2020

Boeing today appointed Mike Delaney to lead the company's Confident Travel Initiative, effective immediately. Working across the industry, Delaney's team ... Read More

Nightlife industry asks not to be criminalized for South Korea COVID-19 outbreak
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Nightlife industry asks not to be criminalized for South Korea COVID-19 outbreak

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 14, 2020

Due to the numerous articles and news reports as a result of the recent coronavirus outbreak linked to a South Korean ... Read More

Cebu Pacific rolling out ‘contactless flights’
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Cebu Pacific rolling out ‘contactless flights’

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 13, 2020

As part of its preparation to fly again in the near future and to ensure the safety of passengers and ... Read More

IATA: Don’t make air travel recovery more difficult with quarantine
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IATA: Don’t make air travel recovery more difficult with quarantine

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 13, 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released new analysis showing that the damage to air travel from COVID-19 extends into ... Read More

Cruise Ships banned for two years to avoid second COVID-19 outbreak
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Cruise Ships banned for two years to avoid second COVID-19 outbreak

mm Alain St.Ange- May 13, 2020

The Seychelles Minister Didier Dogley announces a ban on cruise ships for two years.  Dagley's message reported on the island's ... Read More

Q&A: Relaunching Tourism in Hawaii – You Are Invited
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Q&A: Relaunching Tourism in Hawaii – You Are Invited

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 12, 2020

Tourism wholesale organizations are demanding answers on relaunching tourism in Hawaii. With the possibility of Hawaii Governor Ige “reopening" Hawaii ... Read More

TSA-style COVID PreCheck app aims to speed up America’s return to work
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TSA-style COVID PreCheck app aims to speed up America’s return to work

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 12, 2020

A new app named COVID PreCheck will launch later this month enabling people who test positive for COVID-19 antibodies to get ... Read More

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