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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

Hong Kong tourism recovery strategy could prove to be a success
Hospitality Industry News

Hong Kong tourism recovery strategy could prove to be a success

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 9, 2020

Hong Kong tourism chief, Dane Cheng, stated today that tourism will be returning back to normality in July and the ... Read More

Hotels, Travel and Tourism: Adjusting to a New Reality
Editorial

Hotels, Travel and Tourism: Adjusting to a New Reality

Kaushal Gandhi - FABgetaways Kaushal Gandhi - FABgetaways- April 9, 2020

Just over a month ago, before the coronavirus wave, many of us sat in our offices surrounded by colleagues, engaged ... 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

How Kerala in India is fighting #Covid19?
India Travel News

How Kerala in India is fighting #Covid19?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2020

As the entire world has been impacted by #Covid19 Kerala also has its share of firefighting going on. Statistics would ... Read More

UNWTO: Stay home today, #TravelTomorrow
Travel Safety & Emergencies

UNWTO: Stay home today, #TravelTomorrow

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 6, 2020

By staying home today, we can travel tomorrow! The hashtag #TravelTomorrow encapsulates this message of solidarity and hope, through which ... Read More

Can you rate an all-inclusive resort by it awards?
Travel Award News

Can you rate an all-inclusive resort by it awards?

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 4, 2020

Awards are not just given out to anyone. They have to be earned through hard work and perseverance. And if ... Read More

A Practical Guide to Recovery Post C-19 coronavirus
Travel Safety & Emergencies

A Practical Guide to Recovery Post C-19 coronavirus

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- April 4, 2020

As the travel and tourism industry struggles with the ongoing C-19 crisis, with hotels and tourism businesses closing and teams ... Read More

India hotel chain helping stranded tourists during lockdown
Hotel & Resort News

India hotel chain helping stranded tourists during lockdown

editor editor- April 4, 2020

During the lockdown in India, an India hotel chain is reaching out to over 15 embassies in support of providing ... 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

Gesture of Goodwill from Family-run Hotel During COVID-19
Hotel & Resort News

Gesture of Goodwill from Family-run Hotel During COVID-19

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- April 2, 2020

In a gesture of goodwill by a family-run hotel business, a property in Rome, Italy, is making their rooms available ... Read More

2020 Olympics Delay: Crushing for Tokyo hospitality
Hospitality Industry News

2020 Olympics Delay: Crushing for Tokyo hospitality

editor editor- April 1, 2020

Japanese lodging companies - especially hoteliers - were banking on a strong tourist year to compensate for significant capital investments. ... Read More

MGM Resorts announces departure of Governor Sandoval
People in Travel & Tourism

MGM Resorts announces departure of Governor Sandoval

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 1, 2020

MGM Resorts International today announced that former Governor and MGM Resorts President of Global Gaming Development Brian Sandoval will be ... Read More

Las Vegas Sands donates over two million medical masks, 20K protective suits
Breaking Travel News

Las Vegas Sands donates over two million medical masks, 20K protective suits

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 31, 2020

Las Vegas Sands today announced it will donate two million medical masks and 20,000 protective suits to help health-care professionals, ... 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

Hotel group feeding COVID-19 frontline workers
Breaking Travel News

Hotel group feeding COVID-19 frontline workers

editor editor- March 31, 2020

Pride Group of Hotels announced it is feeding COVID-19 frontline workers by distributing 1,000 food parcels every day until April ... Read More

Vail Resorts CEO donates $2.5 million to support employees, mountain towns
People in Travel & Tourism

Vail Resorts CEO donates $2.5 million to support employees, mountain towns

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 30, 2020

As individuals and communities contend with the severe impacts of COVID-19, Vail Resorts' CEO, Rob Katz, and his wife, Elana ... Read More

Florida Keys and Overseas Highway remain closed to visitors
Breaking Travel News

Florida Keys and Overseas Highway remain closed to visitors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 30, 2020

eTurboNews new Buzz.travel platform is operated from the Key’s in Florida, and is continuing operation. The Florida Keys remain closed ... Read More

Long Live the King of Thailand in Bavaria with his Harem of 20 Beautiful Thai Ladies
Breaking Travel News

Long Live the King of Thailand in Bavaria with his Harem of 20 Beautiful Thai Ladies

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2020

Long live the King! These are billboards and signs seen everywhere in Thailand, including at Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok. The ... Read More

East Africa hotels too expensive for mandatory tourist COVID-19 quarantine
Hotel & Resort News

East Africa hotels too expensive for mandatory tourist COVID-19 quarantine

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- March 27, 2020

Tourist hotels in East Africa are too expensive for tourists and business travelers who are required by regional states to ... Read More

Sandals & Beaches Resorts Call Center: Existing Bookings – We Will Call You
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Sandals & Beaches Resorts Call Center: Existing Bookings – We Will Call You

editor editor- March 26, 2020

Due to sudden airport closures and travel restrictions, Sandals & Beaches Resorts call center was forced to suspend all incoming ... 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

Holiday Inn Resort Montego Bay closes due to COVID-19 pandemic
Breaking Travel News

Holiday Inn Resort Montego Bay closes due to COVID-19 pandemic

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2020

The widespread impact of the global pandemic caused by COVID-19, has created an unprecedented situation in the travel and tourism ... Read More

ATOR chief: COVID-19 will not utterly shut down Russian tourism industry
Travel Destination

ATOR chief: COVID-19 will not utterly shut down Russian tourism industry

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2020

According to the executive director of the Association of Tour Operators of Russia (ATOR), Russian tourism industry would not come ... Read More

COVID-19 has grim profit impact on global hotel markets
Breaking Travel News

COVID-19 has grim profit impact on global hotel markets

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2020

The extent to which the coronavirus has impacted the global hotel industry is now coming into focus. Beyond the virulence ... Read More

Coronavirus to cause 5.9 million travel-related job losses by May
Breaking Travel News

Coronavirus to cause 5.9 million travel-related job losses by May

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 24, 2020

Revised projections show a worsening impact of the coronavirus on the U.S. economy: a loss of 5.9 million jobs by ... Read More

Impact of COVID-19 on the US Hotel Industry by State
Travel News

Impact of COVID-19 on the US Hotel Industry by State

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 24, 2020

The American Hotel & Lodging Association is raising the panic button today about the expected job loss and the collapse ... 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

AYANA Hotels announce new Executive appointments
Breaking Travel News

AYANA Hotels announce new Executive appointments

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 23, 2020

Located just 12 kilometers from the international airport in Bali Yana Hotel enjoys a majestic 1.3-kilometer cliff coastline above the ... Read More

MGM Resorts International change in leadership announced
Breaking Travel News

MGM Resorts International change in leadership announced

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 22, 2020

MGM Resorts International today announced that Chief Operating Officer and President Bill Hornbuckle, has been named acting Chief Executive Officer ... Read More

The Barbizon Hotel in New York was Once Only for Women
Hotel & Resort News

The Barbizon Hotel in New York was Once Only for Women

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- March 21, 2020

The Barbizon Hotel for Women was built in 1927 as a residential hotel and clubhouse for single women who came ... Read More

Zanzibar bans tourist charter flights, closes all tourist hotels
Airline News

Zanzibar bans tourist charter flights, closes all tourist hotels

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- March 21, 2020

Indian Ocean tourist island of Zanzibar has restricted tourist charter flights carrying visitors to the island, then announced the shutting ... Read More

Hard Rock International closes properties in US and abroad
Breaking Travel News

Hard Rock International closes properties in US and abroad

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2020

Hard Rock International announced that effective March 20, 2020 at 6 p.m. EST, it will temporarily close all company-owned Hard ... Read More

New Director of Tourism appointed for Turks & Caicos Islands
People in Travel & Tourism

New Director of Tourism appointed for Turks & Caicos Islands

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2020

The Turks and Caicos Islands Tourist Board has announced the appointment of Pamela Ewing as Director of Tourism. Minister of ... Read More

Friedrichstadt-Palast Berlin extends its most successful VIVID Grand Show for one more year
Cultural Travel News

Friedrichstadt-Palast Berlin extends its most successful VIVID Grand Show for one more year

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2020

With 689,361 guests and ticket sales totaling €38.8 million, the VIVID Grand Show is the Palast’s most successful production since ... Read More