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People are the driving force in the travel and tourism industry. Executives, GM, Ministers, Leaders, ordinary travelers, etc. This story is about the people running travel and tourism, people that have a story to tell traveling the world and people who need to have a voice and about people that are the voice of travel and tourism.

Caribbean is the most CoVID Resilient zone in the western world
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Caribbean is the most CoVID Resilient zone in the western world

mm Hon Edmund Bartlett, Minister of Tourism Jamaica- May 25, 2020

Through a combination of decisive leadership, swift action, and effective communication, the Caribbean has been largely spared the direct onslaught ... Read More

Hawaii beat the Virus!
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Hawaii beat the Virus!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 25, 2020

Let Florida, California, Spain, or Italy reopen their travel and tourism industry. Beaches in Florida, California, Spain or Italy can ... Read More

Spain to end mandatory two-week quarantine for new arrivals on July 1
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Spain to end mandatory two-week quarantine for new arrivals on July 1

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 25, 2020

The government of Spain announced that the decision was made to cancel   mandatory two-week quarantine for new arrivals from abroad, ... Read More

Montenegro declared first COVID-free state in Europe
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Montenegro declared first COVID-free state in Europe

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 25, 2020

Montenegro's Prime Minister Dusko Markovic announced on Monday that the Balkan republic of 620,000 people, which relies heavily on revenues ... Read More

Hertz VP: Business as usual for Hertz in Asia
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Hertz VP: Business as usual for Hertz in Asia

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 25, 2020

Eoin MacNeill, Hertz's Vice President, APAC made the following comments to reinforce that it is business as usual for Hertz ... Read More

ATM Virtual to focus on potential Chinese outbound travel market
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ATM Virtual to focus on potential Chinese outbound travel market

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 25, 2020

One of the most eagerly awaited sessions during the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) three-day ATM Virtual event that takes place ... Read More

EasyJet hit with £18 billion lawsuit over customer data breach
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EasyJet hit with £18 billion lawsuit over customer data breach

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 25, 2020

International law firm PGMBM have issued a class action claim in the High Court of London on behalf of easyJet ... Read More

Why Tourism is the key to win a presidential election?
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Why Tourism is the key to win a presidential election?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 25, 2020

How important is the travel and tourism industry for a country, its people, and the world that a former tourism ... Read More

Having fun in Las Vegas will no longer be a sin
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Having fun in Las Vegas will no longer be a sin

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2020

MGM Resort International CEO Bill Hornbuckle said: "We all know what we’ve gone through for the last 10 weeks. No ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board: We are Corona Safe now!
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Seychelles Tourism Board: We are Corona Safe now!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2020

After 9 weeks of battling tirelessly the deadly Covid-19 worldwide pandemic, Seychelles- the small island holiday destination in the Indian ... Read More

EHMA President urges European leaders to save tourism
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EHMA President urges European leaders to save tourism

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 23, 2020

Ezio A. Indiani, President of the largest and most important European association of luxury hotel managers, together with the National ... Read More

“Caritas”: Street art that highlights the tragedy of our days
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“Caritas”: Street art that highlights the tragedy of our days

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 23, 2020

On the walls of Milan, the contemporary pop-artist AleXsandro Palombo unveils "Caritas" - the new series of awareness-raising artworks in ... Read More

Sayaji Hotels: No Senior Salaries
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Sayaji Hotels: No Senior Salaries

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 23, 2020

In an unusual and welcomed move – a move worth following by other executives - top brass at Sayaji Hotels ... Read More

Sarovar Hotels: New Sr VP Sales and Marketing
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Sarovar Hotels: New Sr VP Sales and Marketing

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 23, 2020

Sarovar Hotels and Resorts has appointed Sanjay Rai as Sr. Vice President - Sales & Marketing. A seasoned professional with ... Read More

Minister: Tourists are welcome in Portugal
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Minister: Tourists are welcome in Portugal

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 22, 2020

Portugal became one of the first countries in Europe to invite back tourists from elsewhere in the European Union. “Tourists ... Read More

Luxaviation UK CEO announces retirement
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Luxaviation UK CEO announces retirement

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 22, 2020

Luxaviation UK announced today that the company’s co-founder and CEO Patrick Margetson-Rushmore is to take early retirement from 31 May ... Read More

Heathrow: Significant role in bringing in vital medicine and equipment
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Heathrow: Significant role in bringing in vital medicine and equipment

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 22, 2020

New British Government data reveals the significant role Heathrow airport has played in equipping front-line workers and hospitals in their ... Read More

Asaf Zamir appointed as new Minister of Tourism for Israel
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Asaf Zamir appointed as new Minister of Tourism for Israel

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 22, 2020

A ministerial exchange ceremony was held at the Israel Ministry of Tourism between the outgoing Minister, Knesset Speaker Yariv Levin, ... Read More

ETOA CEO Tom Jenkins: What coordinated European Tourism Approach?
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ETOA CEO Tom Jenkins: What coordinated European Tourism Approach?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2020

Tom Jenkins is the CEO of the European Tourism Association (ETOA), known as the trade association for better tourism in ... Read More

Cayman Islands: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update
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Cayman Islands: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 21, 2020

Cayman Islands' Chief Medical Officer, Dr John Lee, reports a further 494 COVID-19 tests which have been completed over the ... Read More

WTM World Responsible Tourism Awards 2020 recognize tourism’s efforts to respond to COVID-19
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WTM World Responsible Tourism Awards 2020 recognize tourism’s efforts to respond to COVID-19

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 21, 2020

The World Responsible Tourism Awards 2020 are dedicated to acknowledging those in travel and tourism who have taken remarkable steps ... Read More

Qatar sends message of hope and solidarity to the world
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Qatar sends message of hope and solidarity to the world

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 21, 2020

Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) has launched a global social media campaign under the hashtag #LoveQatar in order to promote ... Read More

Only six percent of Americans planning travel will wait until 2021
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Only six percent of Americans planning travel will wait until 2021

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 21, 2020

The results of a survey, asking Americans their thoughts and plans on resuming travel after the country has been on ... Read More

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

Cayman Islands: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update
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Cayman Islands: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 20, 2020

At the COVID-19 press conference today, Tuesday 19 May 2020, 17 positive cases were announced, out of 1182 results screened ... Read More

Federal Court allows deceptive and inadequate airlines notices to stand
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Federal Court allows deceptive and inadequate airlines notices to stand

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 20, 2020

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has ruled against FlyersRights.org's attempt to bring U.S. airlines ... Read More

COVID-19 likely to witness emergence of Gen-C within tourism industry
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COVID-19 likely to witness emergence of Gen-C within tourism industry

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 20, 2020

Travel and Tourism industry is expected to create a new generation of travelers, known as ‘Gen-C’, which will not be ... Read More

2020’s Best & Worst Cities for Staycations named
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2020’s Best & Worst Cities for Staycations named

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 20, 2020

With the travel and tourism industries gutted by COVID-19 and travelers opting to stay close to home this summer, travel ... Read More

Montréal Pride Festival: Pride goes beyond any physical or in-person gathering
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Montréal Pride Festival: Pride goes beyond any physical or in-person gathering

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 19, 2020

The Montréal Pride Festival, presented by TD, proudly announces that it will hold a 360 Edition from August 10 to ... Read More

Attracting visitors back to Spain will not be easy
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Attracting visitors back to Spain will not be easy

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 19, 2020

Following the news that Spain aims to open up to overseas holidaymakers by late June, travel industry experts offered their ... Read More

IATA Board declares principles for industry re-start
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IATA Board declares principles for industry re-start

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 19, 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a commitment by the airline CEOs on its Board of Governors to five ... Read More

US travel-related unemployment hits 51% just ahead of Memorial Day
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US travel-related unemployment hits 51% just ahead of Memorial Day

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 19, 2020

More than half of the 15.8 million travel-related jobs in the U.S. have disappeared since the outbreak of the COVID-19 ... Read More

CEO Schulte’s speech for Fraport AGM published in advance
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CEO Schulte’s speech for Fraport AGM published in advance

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 19, 2020

Today, Fraport AG published in advance the speech to be presented by executive board chairman (CEO) Dr. Stefan Schulte at ... Read More

Government sends Thai Airways to Bankruptcy Court
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Government sends Thai Airways to Bankruptcy Court

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- May 19, 2020

The cabinet on Tuesday resolved that cash-strapped Thai Airways International (THAI) would file for bankruptcy at the Central Bankruptcy Court ... Read More

Florida Keys Tourism unveils new campaign ahead of June 1 re-opening date
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Florida Keys Tourism unveils new campaign ahead of June 1 re-opening date

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 19, 2020

The Monroe County Tourist Development Council is easing into an advertising campaign to help restart the Florida Keys’ tourism-based economy ... Read More

Targeting US male audience may be wise decision for US tourism boards
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Targeting US male audience may be wise decision for US tourism boards

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 19, 2020

Men generally have much more trust in foreign products than women, according to latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) Consumer Survey - particularly ... Read More

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