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Category: International Visitor News

What is news for international travelers? Unique updates, trends, and knowledge that are useful for international visitors, global tourists and destinations welcoming international visitors.

President Trump’s ‘Vision’ for Mideast Peace

The Media Line The Media Line- January 29, 2020

While Israel has accepted to negotiate based on the proposal’s contours, the Palestinian Authority has officially rejected the framework US ... Read More

“Vigilance is key”: Solomon Islands takes action on Coronavirus

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- January 29, 2020

Tourism Solomons has called on all travellers heading to the Solomon Islands to take “serious heed” of the Solomon Solomon ... Read More

Cuba Earthquake update for tourists

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 29, 2020

Tourism is doing well in Cuba, and visitors are continuing to enjoy their holidays after today's 7.7. earthquake off the ... Read More

Earthquake: Are tourists safe on the Cayman Islands?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 29, 2020

How safe are visitors on the Cayman Islands after today's 7.7 earthquake? The tourist paradise of the Cayman Islands was ... Read More

India’s government wants out of Air India business

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 29, 2020

In a major development for India's aviation and tourism sectors, Indian government has again come up with a proposal to ... Read More

Btm 2020 tourism fair returns to Puglia in February

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- January 29, 2020

Lecce Fiere will bring together the main players in the tourism sector, such as buyers and sellers, organizations, experts, tour ... Read More

Minister Bartlett calls for global support for a Tourism Resilience Fund

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2020

Minister Bartlett says the recent threats of global pandemics and the frequent occurrences of natural disasters heightened the need for ... Read More

What is the situation in Jamaica after the earthquake?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 28, 2020

"No reported damages so far and all is well. Thank you!" , this was the response from Jamaica's Tourism Minister ... Read More

GCC tourism spend in Egypt will increase 11% in 2020

editor editor- January 28, 2020

GCC tourism expects tourists to Egypt will spend $2.36 billion in 2020, an increase of 11% over 2019, with visitors ... Read More

Air France and Sata Azores Airlines sign codeshare agreement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2020

Thanks to a code-share agreement between Air France and Sata Azores Airlines, customers of both airlines now enjoy new travel ... Read More

Seychelles local Tourism Trade Partners encouraged to provide preferential terms to tourists from China

editor editor- January 28, 2020

Subsequent to the recent outbreak of Novel Coronavirus, Wuhan, China, the Ministry for Tourism and the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) ... Read More

ETOA: Coronavirus fear is powerful deterrent to tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2020

Speaking from the ETOA Britain & Ireland Marketplace on 28 January, Tom Jenkins, CEO of ETOA said: “Everyone’s thoughts are ... Read More

Gifts of Happiness from Centara Grand Hua Hin for Better Future of Underprivileged Children

editor editor- January 28, 2020

Marking the 8th consecutive year of great success since 2012, Centara Grand Hua Hin’s regarded Annual Scholarship Ceremony recently shared ... Read More

Massive 7.7 earthquake strikes off the coast of Cuba

editor editor- January 28, 2020

What was originally reported by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) as a 7.3 magnitude earthquake, has now been revised to ... Read More

Pegasus launches new direct London and Helsinki flights

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2020

Turkey’s digital airline Pegasus continues to expand its network with the launch of three new routes for 2020. UK passengers travelling ... Read More

Palladium Hotel Group announces new President & CEO

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2020

Palladium Hotel Group celebrates its 50th anniversary this year and has chosen the Feria Internacional de Turismo (FITUR) to make ... Read More

FAA announces Super Bowl LIV safety plan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2020

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is working with federal, state and local law enforcement agencies, the aviation community and the National ... Read More

PROUD Experiences 2020: LGBTQ+ travel sector doubled in size since year one

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2020

In just 3 editions PROUD Experiences, the event created by Reed Travel Exhibitions to focus on the LGBTQ+ travel sector, ... Read More

Heathrow announces appointments set to transform assistance experience

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2020

Heathrow has announced that disability campaigner, Helen Dolphin MBE, and the experienced equality and inclusion regulator, Keith Richards, have both ... Read More

Air Astana: Profit up 461% in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2020

Kazakhstan’s Air Astana has recorded a net profit (unaudited) for 2019 of US$30.03 million, up from US$5.3 million in the ... Read More

European hotels end 2019 on a strong note

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2020

European hoteliers hope December’s sublime performance will carry into and throughout 2020. The year ended on a strong note, represented ... Read More

Marriott International brings St. Regis brand to new administrative capital of Egypt

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2020

Marriott International, Inc. today announced that it has signed an agreement to open a St. Regis in the New Administrative ... Read More

Airbus reaches agreement with French, UK and US corruption investigations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2020

Airbus confirms that it has reached agreement in principle with the French Parquet National Financier, the U.K. Serious Fraud Office ... Read More

USA: Reconsider travel to China

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 28, 2020

The U.S. State Department issued the following advisory for China. Tour operators and cruise lines are canceling China from their ... Read More

Brazilian government approves Boeing – Embraer deal

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2020

US Boeing and Brazil's Embraer welcome the unconditional approval of their strategic partnership by the Administrative Council for Economic Defense ... Read More

Four Seasons to debut new hotels, resorts, residences in 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2020

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world's leading luxury hospitality company, continues to expand its global portfolio with strategic openings ... Read More

Marriott International: 515,000 new hotel rooms, 70,000 new jobs in the pipeline

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2020

Marriott International, Inc. today announced it signed a record number of rooms in 2019, pushing its global pipeline to approximately ... Read More

Cortina announces ‘Carousel of the Dolomites’ for 2026 Winter Olympics

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- January 27, 2020

The governor of Italy's  Veneto region Luca Zaia and the mayor of Cortina Gian Pietro Ghedina announced the "Carousel of ... Read More

New planes, more flights: Qatar Airways invests in Venice

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- January 27, 2020

Qatar Airways strengthens its presence at Venice Marco Polo Airport in 2020 with frequency increase from 7 to 11 flights ... Read More

Where do Russian tourists travel this winter?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 27, 2020

According to Russian online travel services, Bangkok, Prague and Bali are the global travel destinations most crowded with Russian tourists ... Read More

New Uganda Tourism Minister Takes Over After Cabinet Reshuffle

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- January 27, 2020

The Hon. Prof. Ephraim Kamuntu officially handed over the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities (MTWA) Cabinet Ministerial leadership to ... Read More

Caspian Air plane with 130 on board crash-lands in Iran

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 27, 2020

Caspian Airlines Flight 6936 skidded of the runway and ended up in the middle of a city street, when it ... Read More

Budapest Airport expands Chinese connections with Hainan Airlines

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 27, 2020

Budapest Airport marked the return of Hainan Airlines last week as Hungary’s gateway celebrated the launch of the Chinese carrier’s ... Read More

United Airlines scores perfect 100% on LGBTQ+ workplace equality

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 27, 2020

United Airlines today announced it has received a perfect score of 100% on the 2020 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a ... Read More

Minister Bartlett congratulates Koffee on her Grammy win

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 27, 2020

Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett extended his heartfelt congratulations to Jamaican teen sensation Koffee on winning the Grammy Award ... Read More

ITB MICE Forum: Industry meeting place with international focus

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 27, 2020

A new perspective on events: the theme focus of this year’s ITB MICE Forum at the ITB Berlin Convention is ... Read More