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Seychelles Tourism Minister invites eTurboNews readers for a virtual Q&A
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Seychelles Tourism Minister invites eTurboNews readers for a virtual Q&A

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 7, 2020

The Honorable Minister of Tourism the Seychelles Didier Dogley, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board Sherin Francis and other ... Read More

Minister Bartlett committed to ensuring tourism entities are COVID compliant
Jamaica travel news

Minister Bartlett committed to ensuring tourism entities are COVID compliant

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 4, 2020

Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has indicated his commitment to ensuring that tourism entities, especially the small and medium ... Read More

Minister Bartlett pleased with COVID-19 protocol compliance in Westmoreland
Jamaica travel news

Minister Bartlett pleased with COVID-19 protocol compliance in Westmoreland

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 4, 2020

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett says he is satisfied with the level of compliance with established COVID-19 protocols ... Read More

FRAPORT:COVID-19 Pandemic Leads to Sharp Revenue and Profit Decline 
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FRAPORT:COVID-19 Pandemic Leads to Sharp Revenue and Profit Decline 

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 4, 2020

Impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, the airport operator Fraport posted a sharp drop in revenue during the first half of ... Read More

Frankfurt Airport first German airport to receive “Safe from COVID-19” quality seal
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Frankfurt Airport first German airport to receive “Safe from COVID-19” quality seal

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 3, 2020

Frankfurt Airport has just become the first German airport to receive the new “Safe from COVID-19” quality seal from TÜV ... Read More

WTM London partners with ITIC to launch an Investment Summit
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WTM London partners with ITIC to launch an Investment Summit

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 31, 2020

WTM London and ITIC will come up together to host a tourism investment summit that will help recover businesses and ... Read More

Lufthansa adds two new Canary Islands destinations from Frankfurt Airport
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Lufthansa adds two new Canary Islands destinations from Frankfurt Airport

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 23, 2020

Just in time for the start of the autumn holidays in Germany, Lufthansa will be offering two new sunny destinations ... Read More

Fraport Traffic Figures – June 2020: Passenger Numbers Remain at Very Low Levels
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Fraport Traffic Figures – June 2020: Passenger Numbers Remain at Very Low Levels

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 13, 2020

In June 2020, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) served a total of 599,314 passengers, representing a 90.9 percent decline year-on-year. For the ... Read More

Minister Bartlett: Tourism is at the heart of Jamaica’s post-COVID economic recovery program
Jamaica travel news

Minister Bartlett: Tourism is at the heart of Jamaica’s post-COVID economic recovery program

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 10, 2020

Jamaica's Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica’s tourism sector is critical to Jamaica’s economic recovery from the negative effects ... Read More

Bahamas Ministry of Health updates Protocol for Incoming Visitors
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Bahamas Ministry of Health updates Protocol for Incoming Visitors

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 9, 2020

The Ministry of Health wishes to advise the public that travelers must complete a Bahamas HealthVisa application and present a ... Read More

GVB Board selects Gutierrez & Perez to continue leading Guam Visitors Bureau
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GVB Board selects Gutierrez & Perez to continue leading Guam Visitors Bureau

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 9, 2020

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) has announced that former Governor Carl T.C. Gutierrez will remain as GVB President and CEO, ... Read More

Centara moves ahead with more hotel re-openings in July as travel business rebounds
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Centara moves ahead with more hotel re-openings in July as travel business rebounds

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 3, 2020

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, announces the reopening of eight hotels on 1 and 3 July 2020 ... Read More

Centara donates 10,000 room nights to medical heroes
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Centara donates 10,000 room nights to medical heroes

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 2, 2020

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, continues its support of the country’s medical workers with the launch of its ... Read More

Rebuilding.travel appoints Aleksandra Gardasevic Slavuljica as its regional president for Balkan
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Rebuilding.travel appoints Aleksandra Gardasevic Slavuljica as its regional president for Balkan

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 29, 2020

Rebuilding.travel just appointed its first regional president. Aleksandra Gardasevic-Slavuljica, MBA from Montenegro was appointed as the organization's regional president for ... Read More

Frankfurt Airport: Northwest Runway back in operation from July 8
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Frankfurt Airport: Northwest Runway back in operation from July 8

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 26, 2020

Frankfurt Airport’s Northwest Runway (07L/25R) will go back into operation on Wednesday, July 8. Based on the planning figures of ... Read More

Flights from Frankfurt Resumed to Many Popular Destinations
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Flights from Frankfurt Resumed to Many Popular Destinations

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 26, 2020

Next Friday the summer holidays kick off in Hesse and several other German states. Frankfurt Airport has prepared for the ... Read More

Guam postpones reopening of travel for Japan, South Korea & Taiwan
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Guam postpones reopening of travel for Japan, South Korea & Taiwan

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 26, 2020

Prioritizing the safety of island residents and travelers, the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) has announced that the reopening of travel ... Read More

Tourism industry’s new campaign promotes Guam as a safe destination for visitor
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Tourism industry’s new campaign promotes Guam as a safe destination for visitor

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 24, 2020

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) has launched a new online campaign designed to reassure incoming visitors that Guam is a ... Read More

Jamaica’s workforce training program to bolster tourism recovery
Jamaica travel news

Jamaica’s workforce training program to bolster tourism recovery

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 23, 2020

Jamaica’s workforce training program is being hailed as a resounding success. The free online programs offered by the Jamaica Centre for ... Read More

Revenue Matters and MPA Digital Merge
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Revenue Matters and MPA Digital Merge

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 23, 2020

In an ambitious drive to maximize revenue for current and future hospitality clients, Revenue Matters, with its unique, holistic approach ... Read More

Airline News

Frankfurt Airport Continues to Offer More Destinations

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 19, 2020

European holiday destinations increase following the cancellation of travel warnings – Long-haul flights back in the program – FRA offers ... Read More

Guam Visitors Bureau Meets New Consular General Kobayashi of Japan
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Guam Visitors Bureau Meets New Consular General Kobayashi of Japan

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 19, 2020

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) met with the new Consular General of Japan Toshiaki Kobayashi on June 17, 2020, to ... Read More

UNWTO Commission for the Americas in motion
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UNWTO Commission for the Americas in motion

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 18, 2020

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett, today chaired the high level 65th meeting of the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s ... Read More

Lufthansa and Fraport implement enhanced hygiene standards at Frankfurt Airport
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Lufthansa and Fraport implement enhanced hygiene standards at Frankfurt Airport

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 17, 2020

Following strict travel restrictions in recent months, numerous countries have relaxed entry and quarantine regulations. In fact, all countries that ... Read More

Bartlett: Adequate systems in place for reopening of Jamaica’s tourism sector
Jamaica travel news

Bartlett: Adequate systems in place for reopening of Jamaica’s tourism sector

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 15, 2020

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has expressed confidence that adequate systems have been put in place for the ... Read More

Fraport Passenger Traffic Figure May 2020  Remain at Record Low
Airport news

Fraport Passenger Traffic Figure May 2020 Remain at Record Low

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 15, 2020

Frankfurt Airport welcomed 272,826 passengers in May 2020, corresponding to a decline of 95.6 percent compared to the same month ... Read More

Gute Reise! Frankfurt Airport is taking off again with worry-free travel
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Gute Reise! Frankfurt Airport is taking off again with worry-free travel

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 9, 2020

Summer is almost here, reviving our sense of adventure and desire to enjoy holidays in exotic places far from home. ... Read More

Fraport committed to Green Electricity at Frankfurt Airport
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Fraport committed to Green Electricity at Frankfurt Airport

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 9, 2020

Fraport AG plans to source much of the electricity used at Frankfurt Airport from wind power in the future. This ... Read More

Bartlett: Tourism sector re-opening to safeguard livelihoods of over 350,000 Jamaican workers
Jamaica travel news

Bartlett: Tourism sector re-opening to safeguard livelihoods of over 350,000 Jamaican workers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2020

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says the re-opening of the sector, at this time, is crucial to assisting the ... Read More

Bahamas re-opens for international tourism on July 1
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Bahamas re-opens for international tourism on July 1

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 2, 2020

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation, along with the Tourism Readiness and Recovery Committee, a group comprised of public ... Read More

rebuilding.travel added reopeningtourism.com, financial strategies, and climate-friendly discussions
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rebuilding.travel added reopeningtourism.com, financial strategies, and climate-friendly discussions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2020

Rebuilding.travel, a grassroots organization started by the Travel News Group. Rebuilding Travel is currently 569 tourism leaders strong. Rebuilding travel ... Read More

World Tourism United: One Song, 50 Affected Countries, Amazing!
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World Tourism United: One Song, 50 Affected Countries, Amazing!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2020

World leaders declared an emergency restricting our human right to travel, but here is what makes us human!  People in ... Read More

Frankfurt Airport plans more destinations from June
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Frankfurt Airport plans more destinations from June

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 29, 2020

Flight services at Frankfurt Airport are being stepped up significantly from the first week in June. They will focus on ... Read More

CDC confirms COVID-19 was detected in US already in January
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CDC confirms COVID-19 was detected in US already in January

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2020

From January 21 through February 23, 2020, public health agencies detected 14 U.S. cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), all ... Read More

Finance Minister Boddenberg elected as new Chairman of Fraport’s Supervisory Board
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Finance Minister Boddenberg elected as new Chairman of Fraport’s Supervisory Board

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 27, 2020

Fraport AG’s Supervisory Board, in an extraordinary meeting today, elected Hessian finance minister Michael Boddenberg as their new chairman.  Michael ... Read More

Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center is ready to welcome events back
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Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center is ready to welcome events back

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 26, 2020

The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center (HKCEC) is ready to welcome events back to Hong Kong. With a series ... Read More

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