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Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett breaks ground for iconic shopping experience
Jamaica travel news

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett breaks ground for iconic shopping experience

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 30, 2020

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett yesterday lead in breaking ground at The Shoppes at Rose Hall, signaling the ... 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

What Tier 2 means for visitors in Waikiki?
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What Tier 2 means for visitors in Waikiki?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 22, 2020

Ready for a Helicopter Sightseeing Tour in Hawaii? Would you like to stay in a vacation rental instead of a ... Read More

Jota Aviation lands at London Biggin Hill Airport
Airline News

Jota Aviation lands at London Biggin Hill Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 19, 2020

Jota Aviation, the specialist charter and cargo airline, is opening an operational base at London Biggin Hill Airport.   Currently ... Read More

Hong Kong Tourism Launches Hygiene Protocol
Breaking Travel News

Hong Kong Tourism Launches Hygiene Protocol

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 13, 2020

The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) announced today the launch of a standardized COVID-19 hygiene protocol in partnership with the ... Read More

Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines test in-flight shopping platform SKYdeals
Airline News

Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines test in-flight shopping platform SKYdeals

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 30, 2020

Due to the current corona pandemic, offers on board had to be restricted. This also applies to onboard sales. To ... 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 shutting down for tourists and residents as of Thursday
Breaking Travel News

Honolulu shutting down for tourists and residents as of Thursday

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 25, 2020

Reopening Hawaii for tourism seems to be a remote possibility for Waikiki and the Hawaii island of Oahu today after ... Read More

International Golf Travel Market in Wales postponed until 2021
Meeting Industry News

International Golf Travel Market in Wales postponed until 2021

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 3, 2020

Reed Travel Exhibitions, the exhibition organizers behind IGTM (International Golf Travel Market) has confirmed that IGTM 2020 (due to take ... Read More

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

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

Thailand stays so amazing when reopening tourism resilient Thai Style
Thailand travel news

Thailand stays so amazing when reopening tourism resilient Thai Style

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 13, 2020

Thailand is hurting and the tourism industry of Amazing Thailand is bleeding. The people in the Siam Kingdom are once ... Read More

UK cities step up the ranking of the most expensive in the world
International Visitor News

UK cities step up the ranking of the most expensive in the world

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 3, 2020

The latest Cost of Living report reveals UK cities step up the ranking of the most expensive in the world ... Read More

Future of post-COVID luxury travel revealed
Luxury Travel News

Future of post-COVID luxury travel revealed

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 2, 2020

In the first global temperature check of the travel advisor community, the results of international research among global luxury travel ... Read More

COVID-19 and 4th of July: 78% of Americans will spend less money this year
USA Travel News

COVID-19 and 4th of July: 78% of Americans will spend less money this year

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 25, 2020

Over 78 percent of Americans will spend less money this Fourth of July compared to last year as the country ... Read More

Dubai malls and stores re-opening tomorrow
Shopping Travel News

Dubai malls and stores re-opening tomorrow

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 3, 2020

The authorities at the United Arab Emirates’ business hub, Dubai, began easing COVID-19 restrictions in late May, and some retail ... 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

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

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

Hawaii beat the Virus!
Travel News

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

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

As COVID-19 cases dwindle, Thailand re-opens shopping malls, stores
Travel Destination

As COVID-19 cases dwindle, Thailand re-opens shopping malls, stores

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 15, 2020

As the number Thailand's new COVID-19 cases dwindles, Thai government officials announced that the country's shopping malls, department stores and ... Read More

Q&A: Relaunching Tourism in Hawaii – You Are Invited
Hawaii Travel News

Q&A: Relaunching Tourism in Hawaii – You Are Invited

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 12, 2020

Tourism wholesale organizations are demanding answers on relaunching tourism in Hawaii. With the possibility of Hawaii Governor Ige “reopening" Hawaii ... Read More

First Disneyland park reopens since COVID-19 pandemic outbreak
Resort News

First Disneyland park reopens since COVID-19 pandemic outbreak

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 12, 2020

Shanghai Disneyland became the first Disneyland theme park in the world, to reopen since the outbreak of the global COVID-19 ... Read More

What to do this stay-at-home Mother’s Day?
Breaking Travel News

What to do this stay-at-home Mother’s Day?

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 9, 2020

This year, because of the coronavirus, it will be a stay-at-home Mother's Day. There will be no restaurant buffets to ... 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

Hawaii Tourism: Visitor arrivals, spending down more than 50 percent
Hawaii Travel News

Hawaii Tourism: Visitor arrivals, spending down more than 50 percent

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2020

In March 2020, both Hawaii visitor spending and Hawaii visitor arrivals were down more than 50 percent compared to a ... Read More

Prime Minister: Poland’s hotels and shopping centers will reopen on May 4
Travel Destination

Prime Minister: Poland’s hotels and shopping centers will reopen on May 4

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2020

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki announced today that the country's hotels and shopping centers will be re-opening on May 4. ... Read More

Sandals Foundation: A Decade of Facing the Caribbean
Responsible Tourism News

Sandals Foundation: A Decade of Facing the Caribbean

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 25, 2020

For over 10 years, the Sandals Foundation has been a way for Sandals and Beaches to give back to the ... Read More

After the Lockdown: Why Choose an All-inclusive Vacation?
Breaking Travel News

After the Lockdown: Why Choose an All-inclusive Vacation?

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 10, 2020

One day this COVID-19 coronavirus will be behind us, and lockdowns will be lifted around the world. When it does, ... Read More

Need a face mask? What Airlines won’t tell you yet?
Breaking Travel News

Need a face mask? What Airlines won’t tell you yet?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 9, 2020

United Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Airlines, Jet Blue, Hawaiian Airlines, Alaska Airlines were asked, by eTurboNews, but none of the ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Visitor spending increased to $1.46 billion in February 2020
Hawaii Travel News

Hawaii Tourism: Visitor spending increased to $1.46 billion in February 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 31, 2020

In February 2020, flight cancellations to the Hawaiian Islands began due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. The China market had ... Read More

320,000 jobs at risk in Asia Pacific Travel Retail & Duty Free industry
Shopping Travel News

320,000 jobs at risk in Asia Pacific Travel Retail & Duty Free industry

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 31, 2020

Over 320,000 local jobs across the Asia Pacific region and a $36 billion industry are at risk of being overlooked ... Read More

Nordstrom is teaching shoppers how to make face masks
Breaking Travel News

Nordstrom is teaching shoppers how to make face masks

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2020

Pete and Erik Nordstrom are the owners of Nordstrom department stores. Their 379 department stores in the United States are ... Read More

Sandals Resorts: Change Flexibility with No Penalties
Resort News

Sandals Resorts: Change Flexibility with No Penalties

editor editor- March 20, 2020

Sandals 5-star luxury included resorts is allowing complete name changes without penalties for the original date and resort of travel ... Read More

Malaysia stops tourism and is closing borders
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Malaysia stops tourism and is closing borders

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2020

Malaysia will lockdown Wednesday, closing all borders. It will restrict the movement of citizens until the end of March, to ... Read More

Nordstrom closes telling customers: Let’s stick together
Breaking Travel News

Nordstrom closes telling customers: Let’s stick together

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2020

Nordstrom is the next sizable department store announcing the closure of their department stores and promoting its online services. Malls ... Read More

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