Tag: COVID-19

Gentilon: EU needs €1.5 trillion to recover from COVID-19
European travel news

Gentilon: EU needs €1.5 trillion to recover from COVID-19

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 20, 2020

A mind-boggling €1.5 trillion ($ 1.63 trillion) would be needed to keep the European Union afloat and enable it to ... Read More

COVID-19 impact on US Travel & Tourism nine times worse than 9/11 attacks
Travel Safety & Emergencies

COVID-19 impact on US Travel & Tourism nine times worse than 9/11 attacks

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 20, 2020

The travel industry has lost a full third of all the jobs lost in the U.S. and is experiencing a ... Read More

Airbus joins COVID-19 battle
Health News

Airbus joins COVID-19 battle

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 20, 2020

Airbus’ production and engineering teams in Mobile have teamed up with the University of South Alabama to produce 3D-printed, reusable ... Read More

In troubled times, friends and allies must pull together
Travel Safety & Emergencies

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
Travel Safety & Emergencies

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

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

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

Waikiki Beach Closed
Hawaii Travel News

Waikiki Beach Closed

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2020

Not only Waikiki Beach, but all the beaches Hawaii Tourism is so famous for among visitors are now officially closed.Waimea, ... Read More

Trump Administration Says US has Enough Coronavirus Tests
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Trump Administration Says US has Enough Coronavirus Tests

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 18, 2020

US Vice President Pence announced today that the states have enough COVID-19 coronavirus tests to be able to begin the ... Read More

Air Canada makes protective face coverings mandatory
Airline News

Air Canada makes protective face coverings mandatory

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2020

Following Transport Canada's directive today, Air Canada is making its recommended face-covering practice mandatory as an additional safeguard for its ... Read More

Saint Martin Official update on COVID-19 response
Travel Safety & Emergencies

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
Travel Safety & Emergencies

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

Airline Professionals Association: Stimulus relief for airlines ‘great step forward’
Airline News

Airline Professionals Association: Stimulus relief for airlines ‘great step forward’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2020

Aviation workers express sincere gratitude to President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, Transportation Secretary Elaine ... Read More

UNWTO: Words alone will not save jobs
Travel Associations News

UNWTO: Words alone will not save jobs

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2020

The Global Tourism Crisis Committee has united behind the World Tourism Organization’s rallying cry for governments to “go beyond words” ... Read More

Read the original SOS letter to Congress on behalf of DMOs
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

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
Travel Safety & Emergencies

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
Travel Safety & Emergencies

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?
Editorial

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

New Yorkers ordered to wear masks in public ‘where social distancing not possible’
Travel Safety & Emergencies

New Yorkers ordered to wear masks in public ‘where social distancing not possible’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2020

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo declared in an executive order, posted to Twitter today, that New Yorkers “MUST wear a ... Read More

IPW is Cancelled Announces U.S. Travel Association
Meeting Industry News

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
Travel Destination

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

Are you waiting on your stimulus check?
Breaking Travel News

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

America’s Food Supply: Safe During Pandemic?
Travel Safety & Emergencies

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

IATA: COVID-19 puts over half of 2020 airline passenger revenues at risk
Airline News

IATA: COVID-19 puts over half of 2020 airline passenger revenues at risk

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 14, 2020

The COVID-19 crisis will see airline passenger revenues drop by $314 billion in 2020, a 55% decline compared to 2019, ... Read More

Sri Lanka Wildlife Parks: Post-COVID-19 Operations a New Start?
Travel Safety & Emergencies

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?
Travel Safety & Emergencies

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

Coronavirus infection cases exceed two million worldwide
Health News

Coronavirus infection cases exceed two million worldwide

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 14, 2020

The global COVID-19 pandemic cases count topped two million, according to the latest update of the Johns Hopkins coronavirus tracker, ... 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

Singapore moves migrant workers to ‘accommodation vessels’ docked in restricted area
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Singapore moves migrant workers to ‘accommodation vessels’ docked in restricted area

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2020

Singapore government officials announced plans to to house thousands of migrant workers in floating 'accommodation vessels' that are normally used ... 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

Hawaii Tourists Still Arriving in Hawaii Despite COVID-19
Travel Safety & Emergencies

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

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
Tourism Investment News

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
Travel Safety & Emergencies

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
Travel Safety & Emergencies

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

Centers for Disease Control extends No Sail Order for all cruise ships
Cruise Industry News

Centers for Disease Control extends No Sail Order for all cruise ships

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced today the extension of a No Sail Order for all cruise ... Read More

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

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