Breaking

Category: Luxury Travel News

News, trends, and information on the Luxury travel and tourism industry. Tips for travelers who wanted to travel in style and luxury. Click here to submit luxury travel and news tips. Click here to check out our news luxury.travel blog

Puerto Vallarta LGBTQ visitors asked about COVID-19 effect on travel plans
LGBTQ

Puerto Vallarta LGBTQ visitors asked about COVID-19 effect on travel plans

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2020

From May 14-18, 2020, Casa Cupula, a luxury LGBT boutique hotel in Puerto Vallarta reached out to their guests, and ... Read More

Middle East’s ghastly April hotel numbers could be the bottom
Hospitality Industry News

Middle East’s ghastly April hotel numbers could be the bottom

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 2, 2020

Middle East profit per available room turned negative in April, as the region continued to be battered by COVID-19. And ... Read More

Airport retailing market projected to grow amid COVID-19 crisis
Shopping Travel News

Airport retailing market projected to grow amid COVID-19 crisis

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 2, 2020

Amid the COVID-19 crisis and the looming economic recession, the airport retailing market worldwide will grow by a projected US ... Read More

Iberostar Group introduces new hotel safety policies
Hospitality Industry News

Iberostar Group introduces new hotel safety policies

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 1, 2020

The Iberostar Group has announced the re-opening of several hotels in June in various destinations, including Spain (Balearics, Canaries and ... Read More

Air in Hotels Can still be Deadly after Deep Cleaning
Breaking Travel News

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

Tourism growth expected to drive the rise of European travel retail market
Shopping Travel News

Tourism growth expected to drive the rise of European travel retail market

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 30, 2020

Travel retail has shown steady growth in recent years in the world. Europe is the second-largest travel retail market after ... Read More

Tourists from 29 countries can travel to Greece starting June 15
Travel Destination

Tourists from 29 countries can travel to Greece starting June 15

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2020

Greece's Tourism Ministry announced that visitors from 29 countries will be allowed to enter the country starting from June 15. ... Read More

Centara Unveils “Centara Complete Care” Program
Hotel & Resort News

Centara Unveils “Centara Complete Care” Program

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 27, 2020

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is ramping up its efforts to open its hotels, one step at ... Read More

Sandals Corporate University: Higher Education with a Higher Purpose
Educational Travel News

Sandals Corporate University: Higher Education with a Higher Purpose

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 27, 2020

Always there to greet visitors with a warm smile, the staff at Sandals Resorts is committed to making its guests’ ... Read More

IGLTA presents global snapshot of LGBTQ+ traveler sentiment
LGBTQ

IGLTA presents global snapshot of LGBTQ+ traveler sentiment

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 26, 2020

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association (IGLTA) recently surveyed members of the LGBTQ+ community to gauge their attitudes toward leisure travel ... Read More

Sandals Foundation:  Preserving the Environment
Responsible Tourism News

Sandals Foundation: Preserving the Environment

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 23, 2020

Sandals Foundation of Sandals Resorts and Beaches believes tomorrow is influenced by what we do today. So, it is important ... Read More

Portugal needs British tourists soon to accelerate economic recovery
Travel Destination

Portugal needs British tourists soon to accelerate economic recovery

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 21, 2020

Portugal is planning to offer an ‘air bridge’ for British tourists to bypass quarantine rules. This concept will be positively ... Read More

LGBT Americans: Strong travel needs and definite travel plans despite COVID-19
LGBTQ

LGBT Americans: Strong travel needs and definite travel plans despite COVID-19

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 20, 2020

Not surprising to observe, most American adults surveyed this month by The Harris Poll, express reservations and go-slow attitudes towards ... Read More

Willy Wonka-inspired “Spa Candy” Kids Spa Experience by Centara Hotels & Resorts
Hotel & Resort News

Willy Wonka-inspired “Spa Candy” Kids Spa Experience by Centara Hotels & Resorts

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 18, 2020

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is raising the bar for original family experiences by announcing the launch ... Read More

Layaway & Playaway: Sandals and Beaches Resorts Sets Your Dream Vacation in Motion
Hotel & Resort News

Layaway & Playaway: Sandals and Beaches Resorts Sets Your Dream Vacation in Motion

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 16, 2020

People are dreaming of their next vacation away from the stay-at-home lockdown, and an all-inclusive resort takes all the worries ... Read More

Hilton team members save life of hotel guest suffering heart attack
Hotel & Resort News

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

Carnival strengthens ability to manage through extended pause in operations
Cruise Industry News

Carnival strengthens ability to manage through extended pause in operations

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 14, 2020

Carnival Corporation & plc, the world's largest leisure travel company and cruise operator, announced today a number of additional actions ... Read More

Nightlife industry asks not to be criminalized for South Korea COVID-19 outbreak
Travel Safety & Emergencies

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

Rebuilding travel in 102 countries includes COVID Resilient Tourism Zones
Breaking Travel News

Rebuilding travel in 102 countries includes COVID Resilient Tourism Zones

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 14, 2020

Rebuilding.travel is a little more than two weeks young and already many of the who's who in the global travel ... Read More

Post-COVID-19 travel: Will Americans hit the road on Day One?
Breaking Travel News

Post-COVID-19 travel: Will Americans hit the road on Day One?

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 13, 2020

More than one in four U.S. adults say travel is among the activities they are excited to return to when ... Read More

Most of recent US cruisers would go on a cruise right now despite COVID-19
Cruise Industry News

Most of recent US cruisers would go on a cruise right now despite COVID-19

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 12, 2020

A groundbreaking “Back-to-Normal” survey comparing travel and leisure attitudes in September 2001 and July 2009 to today finds that a ... Read More

Increased early demand: AmaWaterways opens 2022 bookings
Cruise Industry News

Increased early demand: AmaWaterways opens 2022 bookings

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 12, 2020

Luxury river cruise company AmaWaterways today announced the majority of its 2022 deployment is now open for group and individual bookings ... Read More

MGM Resorts releases safety plan for re-opening US properties
Resort News

MGM Resorts releases safety plan for re-opening US properties

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 12, 2020

MGM Resorts International today released a report outlining the comprehensive health and safety protocols the company is implementing prior to ... Read More

Marriott International’s Group President of the Americas to retire
People in Travel & Tourism

Marriott International’s Group President of the Americas to retire

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 12, 2020

Marriott International, Inc. today announced that long-time senior executive Dave Grissen has decided to step down from his position as ... Read More

Gulfstream G600 receives European Union Aviation Safety Agency approval
Airline News

Gulfstream G600 receives European Union Aviation Safety Agency approval

mm Hon Edmund Bartlett, Minister of Tourism Jamaica- May 11, 2020

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced its award-winning Gulfstream G600 earned type certificate approval from the European Union Aviation Safety Agency ... Read More

Global tourism remains at a standstill as all countries impose travel restrictions
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Global tourism remains at a standstill as all countries impose travel restrictions

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 11, 2020

COVID-19 has placed the whole world on lockdown, with new research from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) showing that 100% ... Read More

Hurtigruten cruise line extends suspension of operations
Cruise Industry News

Hurtigruten cruise line extends suspension of operations

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 11, 2020

As a response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, Hurtigruten – the world’s largest expedition cruise line – will extend the ... Read More

Airline News

Emirates may be the only airline in the world celebrating a $456 Million profit today

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2020

Emirates may be the only airline in the world with a reason to celebrate today. The 2019/20 business year for ... Read More

Holland America Line cancels all 2020 Alaska, Europe and Canada cruises
Cruise Industry News

Holland America Line cancels all 2020 Alaska, Europe and Canada cruises

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 7, 2020

With travel restrictions continuing for the near future due to global health concerns, Holland America Line has decided to extend ... Read More

Stay-at-Home Cooking: Sandals Resorts and Beaches Secret Recipe
Culinary Travel News

Stay-at-Home Cooking: Sandals Resorts and Beaches Secret Recipe

Kylie Morrow - Sandals Blog Kylie Morrow - Sandals Blog- May 7, 2020

Food is at the heart of most things in life, and travel is not excluded. As most international foodies would ... Read More

Royal Caribbean extends ‘Cruise with Confidence’ policy
Cruise Industry News

Royal Caribbean extends ‘Cruise with Confidence’ policy

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2020

To provide peace of mind in vacation planning, Royal Caribbean Group is extending its "Cruise with Confidence" cancellation policy to sailings through ... Read More

Asia tourism prepares for recovery
rebuilding

Asia tourism prepares for recovery

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- May 6, 2020

How do we sensibly and effectively restart travel and tourism, the industry that employs 1-in-10 workers globally? A workforce decimated ... Read More

International community urged to support African Travel and Tourism
African Tourism Board News

International community urged to support African Travel and Tourism

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 6, 2020

Five international air transport and tourism bodies have launched an appeal to international financial institutions, country development partners and international ... Read More

Sandals Resorts Cleanliness and Safety are Priority #1
Hotel & Resort News

Sandals Resorts Cleanliness and Safety are Priority #1

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 4, 2020

"At Sandals Resorts, cleanliness and safety have always been priority #1. Our loyal guests and incredible team members are part ... Read More

Carnival Cruise Line update
Cruise Industry News

Carnival Cruise Line update

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 4, 2020

Carnival Cruise Line issued the following update to our news release today concerning a further delay of operations for most ... Read More

Follow on Feedly