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Emirates re-opens worldwide lounges beginning with Cairo
Airline News

Emirates re-opens worldwide lounges beginning with Cairo

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 26, 2020

Emirates is re-opening its lounges around the world beginning with the Emirates lounge in Cairo International Airport. In the coming ... Read More

Dusit International opens luxury wellness resort in Suzhou, China
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Dusit International opens luxury wellness resort in Suzhou, China

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 26, 2020

Dusit International has continued its expansion in China with the recent opening of the highly anticipated Dusit Thani Wellness Resort ... Read More

Sandals Royal Bahamian: Most Luxurious Adults Only All-Inclusive Destination
Bahamas travel news

Sandals Royal Bahamian: Most Luxurious Adults Only All-Inclusive Destination

Sandals Sandals- November 26, 2020

It’s no secret that Nassau in The Bahamas is one of the best places in the world to go on ... Read More

Cruise industry to lose $19.6 billion in revenue due to COVID-19
Cruise Industry News

Cruise industry to lose $19.6 billion in revenue due to COVID-19

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 24, 2020

Not many industries have been hit by the coronavirus outbreak as the cruise industry. Cruise line revenues practically disappeared since ... Read More

Sandals Resorts: #backtohappy
Hotel & Resort News

Sandals Resorts: #backtohappy

Gianna Nolte - Sandals Gianna Nolte - Sandals- November 19, 2020

Those daydreams of catching a flight, sipping on tropical cocktails, sunbathing on white-sand beaches, and enjoying the luxuries of total ... Read More

Tourist hotspots glimmer in Europe’s travel gloom
European travel news

Tourist hotspots glimmer in Europe’s travel gloom

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 17, 2020

The latest edition of the Quarterly Barometer reveals that Europe’s most resilient destinations in the face of the devastating COVID-19 ... Read More

Cruise Confidence Survey: 87% of US travelers open to cruising
Cruise Industry News

Cruise Confidence Survey: 87% of US travelers open to cruising

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 16, 2020

The results of the latest US cruise customer survey were announced today. The new poll of 3,602 US respondents reveals ... Read More

How Eswatini just became a Safer Tourism Destination?
Eswatini Travel News

How Eswatini just became a Safer Tourism Destination?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 15, 2020

Today the Eswatini Tourism Authority was awarded with the Safer Tourism Seal by World Tourism Network (WTN) The Seal is ... Read More

Carnival and Royal Caribbean lose $4.1 billion  in Q3
Cruise Industry News

Carnival and Royal Caribbean lose $4.1 billion in Q3

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 11, 2020

According to its Q3 2020 earnings report, Carnival Corporation suffered a $2.9 billion loss during the period. Its revenue dropped ... Read More

Grenada preparing for gradual reopening of cruise industry in 2021
Grenada travel news

Grenada preparing for gradual reopening of cruise industry in 2021

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 9, 2020

The Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) is continuing to implement key strategic cruise business actions in preparation for the safe and ... Read More

Singapore-Hong Kong Air Travel Bubble spurs Christmas bookings
International Visitor News

Singapore-Hong Kong Air Travel Bubble spurs Christmas bookings

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 5, 2020

October 15 announcement that Hong Kong and Singapore have reached an in-principle agreement to establish a bilateral Air Travel Bubble ... Read More

UNWTO and IMO call for safe resumption of cruise ship operations
Cruise Industry News

UNWTO and IMO call for safe resumption of cruise ship operations

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 5, 2020

In a joint statement issued today, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) highlight the importance of the ... Read More

Sandals Foundation: Favorite Responsible Travel Foundation
Responsible Tourism News

Sandals Foundation: Favorite Responsible Travel Foundation

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- November 4, 2020

The outstanding work of the Sandals Foundation to develop Caribbean communities and inspire hope in the lives of the region’s ... Read More

Carnival Corporation’s North American brands extend pause in cruise operations
Cruise Industry News

Carnival Corporation’s North American brands extend pause in cruise operations

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 3, 2020

Carnival Corporation & plc today announced that its North American cruise line brands will extend their existing pause in operations, suspending cruise ... Read More

Marriott International names new President of Europe, Middle East and Africa
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Marriott International names new President of Europe, Middle East and Africa

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 3, 2020

Marriott International, Inc. announced today that Satya Anand has been appointed President of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), a ... Read More

Luxury hotels deploying plasma air technology to protect their guests and employees
Travel Technology News

Luxury hotels deploying plasma air technology to protect their guests and employees

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 3, 2020

Plasma Air, the leading innovator in Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) solutions, announces today that several top luxury hotel brands have ... Read More

Emirates CEO predicts Global Aviation: You are part of it!
Airline News

Emirates CEO predicts Global Aviation: You are part of it!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 3, 2020

Sir Tim Clark is ready to share is vision, how will the aviation industry will be shaping and look like ... Read More

Most popular cruise lines for November 2020 named
Cruise Industry News

Most popular cruise lines for November 2020 named

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 2, 2020

CruiseTrends report for the month of November 2020 was released today. The report details a picture of trends in consumer behavior for ... Read More

Dusit International to manage its first Dusit Thani hotel in Kyoto, Japan
Hotel & Resort News

Dusit International to manage its first Dusit Thani hotel in Kyoto, Japan

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 2, 2020

Dusit International, one of Thailand's major hotel and property development companies, has signed a hotel management agreement with Yasuda Real ... Read More

Tourism industry to lose $1 trillion, reduce global GDP by 2.8%
Breaking Travel News

Tourism industry to lose $1 trillion, reduce global GDP by 2.8%

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 2, 2020

International tourism numbers could drop by 58% to 78% in 2020. According to the latest research data, it would lead ... Read More

Indian hotelier chiefs: Paradigm shift in global hospitality trends but its only temporary
Hospitality Industry News

Indian hotelier chiefs: Paradigm shift in global hospitality trends but its only temporary

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- October 31, 2020

Key players in the Indian hotel market came together at a recent Industry awards event - they shared their experiences ... Read More

CDC issues framework for resuming safe cruise ship operations
Breaking Travel News

CDC issues framework for resuming safe cruise ship operations

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 30, 2020

Today the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a Framework for Conditional Sailing Order that introduces a phased ... Read More

Sandals Beaches and Resorts Halloween Sale
Travel News

Sandals Beaches and Resorts Halloween Sale

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 29, 2020

As it’s spooktacular gift for resort guests, Sandals Beaches and Resorts Halloween Sale offers a free romantic private candlelight dinner ... Read More

Costa Cruises reviews its Winter 2020-2021 schedule
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Costa Cruises reviews its Winter 2020-2021 schedule

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 28, 2020

Considering the limitations still in place in some European countries, and in light of the current epidemiological situation, Costa Cruises ... Read More

World Tourism Network (WTN) is your voice in a new Travel Industry
Travel Associations News

World Tourism Network (WTN) is your voice in a new Travel Industry

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 28, 2020

A new organization for the travel and tourism industry has been making headlines. The World Tourism Network (WTN) already established ... Read More

Princess Cruises extends pause of operations in Australia
Cruise Industry News

Princess Cruises extends pause of operations in Australia

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 27, 2020

Due to the uncertainty about when international travel restrictions might be lifted, Princess Cruises is extending its pause in operations ... Read More

UNWTO: International tourism down 70% in all regions
Breaking Travel News

UNWTO: International tourism down 70% in all regions

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 27, 2020

Restrictions on travel introduced in response to the COVID-19 pandemic continue to hit global tourism hard, with the latest data ... Read More

Costa Cruises completes Italy’s first LNG cruise ship bunkering operation
Cruise Industry News

Costa Cruises completes Italy’s first LNG cruise ship bunkering operation

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 27, 2020

Costa Cruises, a major European cruise line and a part of Carnival Corporation & plc, today announced another milestone for Costa Smeralda, the line's ... Read More

Hong Kong Embraces New Norms of Travel
Hong Kong Travel News

Hong Kong Embraces New Norms of Travel

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 26, 2020

A spotlight is shining on concerted efforts by Hong Kong Tourism Board public and private sectors in preparation for tourism ... Read More

W Hotels debuts in Southwest China with W Chengdu
Hotel & Resort News

W Hotels debuts in Southwest China with W Chengdu

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 26, 2020

W Hotels Worldwide, part of Marriott International, expands its footprint into southwest China with a hot and spicy new addition ... Read More

Sandals and Beaches Resorts: Travel Insurance Is On Us
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Sandals and Beaches Resorts: Travel Insurance Is On Us

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 23, 2020

Trust and confidence are increasingly becoming top priorities for consumers as they begin to safely travel to their dream destinations ... Read More

There are signs of recovery for InterContinental Hotels
Breaking Travel News

There are signs of recovery for InterContinental Hotels

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 23, 2020

Following today’s release of InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) Q3 2020 trading update, hospitality industry experts noted that a year-on-year (YOY) RevPAR ... Read More

Outrigger Hotels and Resorts in Hawaii and Thailand: Smiling behind a mask
Hawaii Travel News

Outrigger Hotels and Resorts in Hawaii and Thailand: Smiling behind a mask

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 23, 2020

How can you smile behind a mask? Outrigger Hotels and Resorts may be a shining example to document how the ... Read More

The Fairmont Hotel: Nob Hill Grande Dame
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The Fairmont Hotel: Nob Hill Grande Dame

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- October 17, 2020

The luxurious Grande Dame atop Nob Hill in San Francisco was named after U.S. Senator James Graham Fair (1834-1894) by ... Read More

Major US hotel CEOs call on Trump for relief
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Major US hotel CEOs call on Trump for relief

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 16, 2020

The CEOs of major hotel brands including Hilton, Hyatt, Marriot, IHG and Best Western as well as small, independently owned ... Read More

DESCAP 1 Private Equity Trust to acquire up to 8 hotels in Thailand
Tourism Investment News

DESCAP 1 Private Equity Trust to acquire up to 8 hotels in Thailand

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- October 16, 2020

Destination Capital PTE., LTD., (DC) and KTB Securities (Thailand) Public Company Limited (KTBST SEC) announced the launch of DESCAP 1 ... Read More

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