Tag: Coronavirus

50 US States: What are the 50 COVID-19 restrictions in place?
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50 US States: What are the 50 COVID-19 restrictions in place?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 19, 2020

Most States in the United States of America ask their citizens to stay home, but not all States follow such ... Read More

6000 Coronavirus dead unreported: Corpses left on the sidewalk
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6000 Coronavirus dead unreported: Corpses left on the sidewalk

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 19, 2020

Officially Ecuador reported 9022 cases of Coronavirus infections with 456 deaths. The country said 1009 recovered and 7,558 active cases ... Read More

In troubled times, friends and allies must pull together
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In troubled times, friends and allies must pull together

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 18, 2020

As the world is witnessing the increasing cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic spread and deaths in almost all the ... Read More

Mo Ibrahim Foundation Calls for Action from Africa
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Mo Ibrahim Foundation Calls for Action from Africa

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 18, 2020

The African governance and leadership enhancing organization, the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, has endorsed the “Call for Action” from African and ... Read More

Hawaii vacation? Visit Florida instead during Coronavirus
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Hawaii vacation? Visit Florida instead during Coronavirus

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 18, 2020

Hawaii is trying hard to make it impossible for tourists to visit the Aloha State during the ongoing Coronavirus epidemic. ... Read More

Post COVID Challenges Ahead for Travel and Tourism
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Post COVID Challenges Ahead for Travel and Tourism

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- April 18, 2020

As expected, the travel and tourism industry is looking forward to a post-virus era when tourism is likely to get ... Read More

American Bus Task Force Launched for COVID-19 Recovery
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American Bus Task Force Launched for COVID-19 Recovery

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 18, 2020

The American Bus Association (ABA) Task Force was launched as the association works to help its members with the next ... Read More

Saint Martin Official update on COVID-19 response
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Saint Martin Official update on COVID-19 response

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 17, 2020

The entire world is going through serious turmoil with an unprecedented health crisis. Every country is impacted. Patience and confinement ... Read More

St. Kitts and Nevis Curfew Extended by Government
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St. Kitts and Nevis Curfew Extended by Government

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 17, 2020

The St. Kitts and Nevis curfew was extended by the Government. There are currently 14 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in ... Read More

Is Hawaii winning the war against Coronavirus?
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Is Hawaii winning the war against Coronavirus?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 17, 2020

The shaka hand sign, sometimes known as "hang loose," is a gesture of friendly intent often associated with Hawaii and ... Read More

Read the original SOS letter to Congress on behalf of DMOs
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Read the original SOS letter to Congress on behalf of DMOs

editor editor- April 17, 2020

In an SOS letter to Congress, specifically Speaker Pelosi and Minority Leader McCarthy, destination marketing organizations (DMOs) were brought into ... Read More

Official COVID-19 Statement: Barbados
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Official COVID-19 Statement: Barbados

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 17, 2020

On Saturday, April 11, 2020, Prime Minister of Barbados, the Hon. Mia Amor Mottley, announced that the current curfew will ... Read More

Coronavirus Stats: The World’s New Daily Routine
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Coronavirus Stats: The World’s New Daily Routine

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 16, 2020

Am I the only one that has made checking the daily COVID-19 Coronavirus stats one of the first things I ... Read More

Travel and Tourism Predictions: What might the future hold?
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Travel and Tourism Predictions: What might the future hold?

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

Skal International Bangkok President Andrew J. Wood gives his thoughts on what might be expected once the COVID-19 coronavirus starts ... Read More

IPW is Cancelled Announces U.S. Travel Association
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IPW is Cancelled Announces U.S. Travel Association

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 15, 2020

The U.S. Travel Association announced IPW is cancelled which was to take place in Las Vegas, Nevada, from May 30-June ... Read More

Nevis Mango and Food Festival 2020 Postponed
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Nevis Mango and Food Festival 2020 Postponed

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2020

The global community is in the grip of the COVID-19 virus, declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization. As ... Read More

Is Tourism in Hawaii about to commit suicide? Realities seen by hotel staff
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Is Tourism in Hawaii about to commit suicide? Realities seen by hotel staff

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2020

The biggest industry in Hawaii is Tourism. Tourism is everyone's business. Is the visitor industry about to commit suicide and ... Read More

Are you waiting on your stimulus check?
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Are you waiting on your stimulus check?

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 15, 2020

The U.S. Government signed a bill into law providing for a stimulus check for Americans to counteract the economic fallout ... Read More

Airlines now in good shape while U.S. blames World Health Organization for  COVID-19
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Airlines now in good shape while U.S. blames World Health Organization for COVID-19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 14, 2020

The World Health Organization is to blame for so many deaths and the spread of COVID-19, according to U.S. President ... Read More

America’s Food Supply: Safe During Pandemic?
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America’s Food Supply: Safe During Pandemic?

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 14, 2020

Smithfield Foods is the world’s largest pork processor, and on Sunday, the plant in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, shut down ... Read More

Infected in the US, Israel, Palestine! How to survive? 3 women share their stories
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Infected in the US, Israel, Palestine! How to survive? 3 women share their stories

The Media Line The Media Line- April 14, 2020

The world is coming together. Coronavirus knows no borders, has no mercy and wants to kill. At the same time, ... Read More

Sri Lanka Wildlife Parks: Post-COVID-19 Operations a New Start?
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Sri Lanka Wildlife Parks: Post-COVID-19 Operations a New Start?

Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka- April 14, 2020

The current ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has brought tourism and leisure travel to its knees in Sri Lanka and around the ... Read More

Trump COVID-19 Briefing: For Americans or Self Promotion?
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Trump COVID-19 Briefing: For Americans or Self Promotion?

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 14, 2020

The daily President Trump COVID-19 briefing today, Monday, April 13, 2020, did not come across as a means to inform the ... Read More

COVID-19 Coronavirus: Nature’s Wake-up Call to Mankind?
Editorial

COVID-19 Coronavirus: Nature’s Wake-up Call to Mankind?

Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka- April 13, 2020

Today, mankind has enabled technological and scientific progress to eradicate diseases, helped increase life expectancy, reduced starvation and extreme poverty, ... Read More

Tokyo Narita Airport quarantines arriving passenger in a cardboard box
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Tokyo Narita Airport quarantines arriving passenger in a cardboard box

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 13, 2020

All passengers arriving in Japan at Tokyo Narita airport among others are tested for Coronavirus upon landing.  Tokyo Narita Airport baggage ... Read More

Swiss Whistleblower’s shocking conclusion on COVID-19 and a new super virus
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Swiss Whistleblower’s shocking conclusion on COVID-19 and a new super virus

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 11, 2020

In the first two days, the article by Prof. Dr. med. HC Paul Robert Vogt from Switzerland hasbeen read over 350,000 times ... Read More

Hilton Hawaiian Village calls it quits converting Waikiki into a ghost town
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Hilton Hawaiian Village calls it quits converting Waikiki into a ghost town

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 11, 2020

Waikiki already feels like a ghost town with most major hotels closed. The Sheraton Waikiki told eTurboNews today they no ... Read More

New Hawaii Tourist Attractions includes Drones, Lights and Police amidst COVID-19
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New Hawaii Tourist Attractions includes Drones, Lights and Police amidst COVID-19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 10, 2020

The fight against Coronavirus turned into putting in place two tourist attractions on the Island of Oahu. The two new ... Read More

Hawaii Tourists Still Arriving in Hawaii Despite COVID-19
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Hawaii Tourists Still Arriving in Hawaii Despite COVID-19

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 10, 2020

Yesterday, Thursday, April 9, 2020, 663 people arrived in Hawaii. Of those arriving to Hawaii tourists totaled 107 and there ... Read More

God Loves Burundi so the rest of Africa can get the virus?
African Tourism Board News

God Loves Burundi so the rest of Africa can get the virus?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 10, 2020

Burundi, officially the Republic of Burundi, is a landlocked country in the Great Rift Valley where the African Great Lakes ... Read More

How to Properly Wash and Sanitize Your Face Masks
Travel Safety & Emergencies

How to Properly Wash and Sanitize Your Face Masks

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 10, 2020

During this COVID-19 pandemic, as we all make, purchase, and most importantly, strap on face masks before heading outside to ... Read More

African Development Bank to provide Response Facility for COVID-19 Pandemic
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African Development Bank to provide Response Facility for COVID-19 Pandemic

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 10, 2020

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has created a COVID-19 Response Facility to African countries targeting to assist the regional ... Read More

Dominica COVID-19 Coronavirus Official Update on the nation
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Dominica COVID-19 Coronavirus Official Update on the nation

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 10, 2020

National Epidemiologist (Ag) in the Ministry of Health, Wellness and New Health Investment, Dr. Shulladin Ahmed, updated the nation on ... Read More

The Recovery of Tourism Must Begin Now
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The Recovery of Tourism Must Begin Now

mm Hon Edmund Bartlett, Minister of Tourism Jamaica- April 10, 2020

The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) recently upgraded the risk of transmission of COVID-19 to the Caribbean Region to Very ... Read More

Hawaiian Airlines Suffers Sharp Decline Due to COVID-19
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Hawaiian Airlines Suffers Sharp Decline Due to COVID-19

editor editor- April 9, 2020

Hawaiian Airlines saw deep drops system-wide traffic statistics in the first quarter of 2020 specifically in March. Of course, this ... Read More

Spanish Jamaica Foundation Makes US$200,000 Donation for COVID-19
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Spanish Jamaica Foundation Makes US$200,000 Donation for COVID-19

editor editor- April 9, 2020

The Spanish Jamaica Foundation has donated US$200,000 (J$28 million) to the Government of Jamaica’s COVID-19 Recovery Program. The donation will ... Read More

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