Category: LGBTQ

Wheels Up partners with International LGBTQ+ Travel Association
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Wheels Up partners with International LGBTQ+ Travel Association

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 20, 2020

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association announced today that Wheels Up has become its first global partner in the private aviation ... Read More

Honolulu Mayor urgent appeal to visitors on Oahu
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Honolulu Mayor urgent appeal to visitors on Oahu

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 20, 2020

Traveling to Waikiki? Outspoken Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell has an urgent message for you. Caldwell told eTurboNews he will be ... Read More

Hawaii COVID-19 response has no Plan B
USA Travel News

Hawaii COVID-19 response has no Plan B

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 18, 2020

"We know from recent experience, the anguish and damage that occur when Hawaii is not properly prepared with flexible pragmatic ... Read More

Pamala loves visitors! Hawaii welcomes tourists back with Aloha and open arms
Hawaii Travel News

Pamala loves visitors! Hawaii welcomes tourists back with Aloha and open arms

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 16, 2020

Pamala Taylor is native Hawaiian. She loves visitors, and she loves her job at family owned SunIsland Hawaii, listen to ... Read More

Alarm bells 12 hours away from reopening Hawaii Tourism
Hawaii Travel News

Alarm bells 12 hours away from reopening Hawaii Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 14, 2020

Hawaii is 12 hours away from reopening tourism. Today the State recorded 10 dead and 101 new cases of COVID-19. ... Read More

Welcoming Visitors back to Hawaii with Aloha for one another
Hawaii Travel News

Welcoming Visitors back to Hawaii with Aloha for one another

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 13, 2020

The beaches, the hotels, the attractions in the Aloha State of Hawaii are about to welcome visitors back to its ... Read More

COVID-19 depression? How Travel to Nepal could help
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COVID-19 depression? How Travel to Nepal could help

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 11, 2020

Tourism to Nepal can mean a lot more than climbing Mout Everest in Nepal. One out of three people in ... Read More

Travel Industry United in the Presidential Election
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

Travel Industry United in the Presidential Election

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 9, 2020

The United States is not the only country in the world getting ready for a big election where US citizens ... Read More

Rebuilding Travel, WTTC, all G-20 Nations and 45 CEOs have a common view
Travel Associations News

Rebuilding Travel, WTTC, all G-20 Nations and 45 CEOs have a common view

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 9, 2020

Rebuilding.travel, a global platform for tourism leaders in 120 countries, invited Maribel Rodriguez, Vice President of the World Travel and ... Read More

Will Hawaii open for tourism? Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell explains
Hawaii Travel News

Will Hawaii open for tourism? Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell explains

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 8, 2020

Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell today answered questions from eTurboNews, Hawaii News Online, and other reporters on whether travel to Hawaii will really ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism will not reopen as planned on October 15
Hawaii Travel News

Hawaii Tourism will not reopen as planned on October 15

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 6, 2020

There are more problems in paradise. There are more problems for Hawaii's travel and tourism industry, and there are problems ... Read More

Is Tourism open or closed? Your fault or their failure?
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Is Tourism open or closed? Your fault or their failure?

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- October 5, 2020

Is Recovery Doable? The elected and appointed men and women working in Washington, DC, spend most of their time pointing ... Read More

Meet 16 Tourism Heroes rebuilding travel on World Tourism Day
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Meet 16 Tourism Heroes rebuilding travel on World Tourism Day

editor editor- September 27, 2020

Today is World Tourism Day 2020. The global travel and tourism industry is under attack due to the COVID-19 epidemic. ... Read More

How to treat COVID-19? A nasal spray is 93%
Breaking Travel News

How to treat COVID-19? A nasal spray is 93%

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 27, 2020

A novel nasal treatment developed to boost the natural human immune system to fight common colds and flu has proved ... Read More

Record number will visit Florida on vacation and leave in a body bag
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Record number will visit Florida on vacation and leave in a body bag

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 25, 2020

All passengers died in a 50 widebody plane.  If this was the headline today, the world would be in shock. ... Read More

Reopening Travel in Europe? Tom Jenkins, CEO of ETOA will let you know today
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Reopening Travel in Europe? Tom Jenkins, CEO of ETOA will let you know today

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 21, 2020

Europe and North America are in the middle of a second spike when it comes to the Coronavirus. Economies are ... Read More

Aloha to Tourism in Hawaii: Visit Hawaii as of October 15
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Aloha to Tourism in Hawaii: Visit Hawaii as of October 15

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 16, 2020

What are the restrictions to visit Hawaii after October 15? Pack your suitcase soon and experience the magic and hospitality ... Read More

IGLTA moves its 2021 Global Convention to September
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IGLTA moves its 2021 Global Convention to September

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 15, 2020

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association (IGLTA) announced today that it’s planning to bring the 37th edition of its global convention ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Business in Panic after Quarantine for Visitors extended
Hawaii Travel News

Hawaii Tourism Business in Panic after Quarantine for Visitors extended

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 15, 2020

Currently, visitors arriving in the Aloha State of Hawaii need to stay in their hotel rooms for 2 weeks. It ... Read More

It’s official: World Travel Market London will go virtual!
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It’s official: World Travel Market London will go virtual!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 14, 2020

Forget the rush on the tube, forget expensive hotels! Reed Exhibition, the organizer of the World Travel Market London decided ... Read More

Travel Partnership Corporation Announces Creation of .Travel SmartConnect
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Travel Partnership Corporation Announces Creation of .Travel SmartConnect

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 10, 2020

Since 2005, .Travel has been the exclusive domain name extension for the travel and tourism industry. Small and medium size ... Read More

Honolulu Mayor says US Travel Association is wrong and extends lockdown
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Honolulu Mayor says US Travel Association is wrong and extends lockdown

editor editor- September 9, 2020

Let's go there soon, is a new slogan to the traveling public announced today by the US Travel Association. Hawaii ... Read More

Safe Travels Stamp, Safer Tourism Seal or both?
African Tourism Board News

Safe Travels Stamp, Safer Tourism Seal or both?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 4, 2020

"The Safe Travels Stamp by WTTC and the Safer Tourism Seal by Rebuilding Travel are complementary and not in competition," ... Read More

LGBTQ people are fleeing Poland
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LGBTQ people are fleeing Poland

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 30, 2020

About a thousand pro-LGBT+ demonstrators took to the streets of Warsaw to take a stance against hate and discrimination on ... Read More

Setting the future of Hawaii Tourism: Native Hawaiian John de Fries new CEO of HTA
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Setting the future of Hawaii Tourism: Native Hawaiian John de Fries new CEO of HTA

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 28, 2020

The Hawaii Travel and Tourism Industry is at a standstill with an unforeseen future. Chris Tatum, the last CEO and ... Read More

Sea Sick: Is Cruising Still a Happy Business?
Cruise Industry News

Sea Sick: Is Cruising Still a Happy Business?

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- August 23, 2020

The cruise industry before COVID-19 generated $134 billion in travel and tourism revenue prompting the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) ... Read More

How 193 countries may agree to rebuild travel and tourism without quarantine?
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How 193 countries may agree to rebuild travel and tourism without quarantine?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 18, 2020

Not the UNWTO, but the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) may be setting the new trend to relaunch the travel ... Read More

Brazil, a deadly example in the world for tourism and COVID-19
Brazil travel news

Brazil, a deadly example in the world for tourism and COVID-19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 2, 2020

Brazil registered record daily numbers of infections and deaths from the new coronavirus Wednesday, sending its overall death toll surging ... Read More

A cure for COVID-19? Why the death rates is low in Germany?
Breaking Travel News

A cure for COVID-19? Why the death rates is low in Germany?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 1, 2020

No American has to die on COVID-19, a US primary care doctor from Houston, Texas claims. Her treatment plan is ... Read More

Presentation, Transcript of the Brand USA Board Meeting setting a trend for reset and go
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Presentation, Transcript of the Brand USA Board Meeting setting a trend for reset and go

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 30, 2020

The Brand USA Board of Directors under the leadership of President & CEO Chris Thompson met yesterday to discuss how ... Read More

Why are Hawaiians take Hurricane Douglas not serious?
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Why are Hawaiians take Hurricane Douglas not serious?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 26, 2020

Hurricane Douglas did not weaken as expected. A reporter from AP asked why it appears that people in Hawaii are ... Read More

US Tourism Outlook 2020-2023: US Travel is in deep trouble!
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US Tourism Outlook 2020-2023: US Travel is in deep trouble!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 21, 2020

The United States Travel and Tourism industry is in deep trouble.  Brand USA today updated the US travel and tourism ... Read More

Worst COVID outbreak in USA, UK, India, South Africa, Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia,  Kyrgyzstan
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Worst COVID outbreak in USA, UK, India, South Africa, Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Kyrgyzstan

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 21, 2020

Have countries flattened the curve? As of today the most alarming countries reporting an increase of infections for COVID-19 include ... Read More

LGBTQ Visitors not welcome in Końskowola, Poland
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LGBTQ Visitors not welcome in Końskowola, Poland

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 19, 2020

Końskowola is a charming town in Poland and a heaven for those that hate LGBTQ. Konskowola is a village that ... Read More

Countries Americans can travel to on vacation during COVID-19
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Countries Americans can travel to on vacation during COVID-19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 19, 2020

With 3,844,271 Americans were sick with the Coronavirus after 47,5 million were tested out of a total population of 331 ... Read More

Visit the Florida Keys? Enjoy a “Quarantine” with Toilet Paper Included
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Visit the Florida Keys? Enjoy a “Quarantine” with Toilet Paper Included

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 14, 2020

The Florida Keys closed for tourism on March 22 at 6 pm and was closed for 72 days, and then ... Read More