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AIANTA Board Positions open in Alaska, Midwest, Southwest
Tourism News

AIANTA Board Positions open in Alaska, Midwest, Southwest

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 15, 2020

The American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) Nominating Committee met on August 13, 2020 to nominate a slate of ... Read More

Thousands of British tourists scramble back home to beat quarantine deadline
European travel news

Thousands of British tourists scramble back home to beat quarantine deadline

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 15, 2020

Over 150,000 UK travelers were scrambling back to the United Kingdom from France yesterday, just hours before  new severe quarantine ... Read More

Canada’s largest airlines and airports support Flight Plan for Navigating COVID-19
Airline News

Canada’s largest airlines and airports support Flight Plan for Navigating COVID-19

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 15, 2020

Canada's two largest airlines and two largest airports today welcomed Transport Canada's long-awaited Flight Plan for Navigating COVID-19 as a ... Read More

British Virgin Islands Tourist Board announces new Director of Tourism
British Virgin Islands

British Virgin Islands Tourist Board announces new Director of Tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 15, 2020

The Board of Directors of the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board and Film Commission (BVITB) is proud to announce the ... Read More

SUNx Malta Looking for Greta Thunbergs for Travel and Tourism
Responsible Tourism News

SUNx Malta Looking for Greta Thunbergs for Travel and Tourism

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 15, 2020

SUNx Malta is working to build a “Climate Friendly Travel” future ~ Low-carbon: SDG-linked: Paris 1.5 trajectory. Our goal is ... Read More

Recovering from COVID-19 Does Not Imply Immunity
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Recovering from COVID-19 Does Not Imply Immunity

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 15, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its isolation guidance on August 3, 2020, based on the latest ... Read More

Virgin Atlantic Travel Bubble Scheme for India
Airline News

Virgin Atlantic Travel Bubble Scheme for India

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- August 15, 2020

A Virgin Atlantic travel bubble scheme will connect Delhi and Mumbai with London under an air bubble arrangement that India ... Read More

The Spirit of Jamaica Comes Alive with “Chill Like a Jamaican”
Breaking Travel News

The Spirit of Jamaica Comes Alive with “Chill Like a Jamaican”

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 15, 2020

Jamaica has long-held an outsized influence on global culture through entertainment, cuisine, sports and beauty. Always in search of larger-than-life ... Read More

Antigua and Barbuda Inspires Travelers with Signature Cocktail “The Lift Off”
Culinary Travel News

Antigua and Barbuda Inspires Travelers with Signature Cocktail “The Lift Off”

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 14, 2020

Jet off to sunny Antigua and Barbuda, with Antigua and Barbuda’s newest specialty cocktail, “The Lift Off.” With the ever-increasing ... Read More

Inter-American Committee on Tourism takes on COVID-19
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Inter-American Committee on Tourism takes on COVID-19

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 14, 2020

COVID-19 has become a global crisis without discrimination for regions. Today, the Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, addressed the ... Read More

Anguilla Announces Phase One Reopening Protocols
Breaking Travel News

Anguilla Announces Phase One Reopening Protocols

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 14, 2020

Anguilla will begin accepting applications for entry from visitors wishing to travel to the island as of August 21, 2020.  ... Read More

US tourism industry mergers and acquisitions deals total $387.67 million in Q2 2020
Business Travel News

US tourism industry mergers and acquisitions deals total $387.67 million in Q2 2020

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 14, 2020

Total tourism & leisure industry M&A deals in Q2 2020 worth $387.67m were announced in the US. The value marked ... Read More

Airbus Corporate Jets wins first A321LR order for two aircraft
Transportation News

Airbus Corporate Jets wins first A321LR order for two aircraft

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 14, 2020

Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) has won the first A321LR order for two aircraft from Lufthansa Technik, highlighting the market appeal ... Read More

Latest quarantine extension can end British holiday season
UK Travel News

Latest quarantine extension can end British holiday season

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 14, 2020

Following the news that France, Malta, the Netherlands, Gibraltar, Monaco, the Faroe Islands, Aruba and the Turks & Caicos will ... Read More

Flyers rights group files rulemaking petition for mask rule on planes
Airline News

Flyers rights group files rulemaking petition for mask rule on planes

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 14, 2020

FlyersRights.org, the largest airline passenger organization, formally submitted a rulemaking petition to the Department of Transportation to mandate mask wearing ... Read More

Skyrail Chairman Appointed to TTNQ Board
Tourism News

Skyrail Chairman Appointed to TTNQ Board

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 14, 2020

Skyrail Rainforest Cableway Chairman Ken Chapman has been appointed to the Tropical North Queensland TTNQ Board in Australia and, subject ... Read More

Bahamas Ministry of Tourism announces Virtual Golf Shootout on YouTube
Bahamas travel news

Bahamas Ministry of Tourism announces Virtual Golf Shootout on YouTube

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 14, 2020

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism announced Monday, the launch of a first-of-its kind virtual Closest to the Pin golf shootout. ... Read More

Trump announces ‘historic peace agreement’ between Israel and United Arab Emirates
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

Trump announces ‘historic peace agreement’ between Israel and United Arab Emirates

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 14, 2020

US President Donald Trump, in a surprise announcement on Thursday, announced that Israel and the United Arab Emirates had reached ... Read More

Barbados announces year-round daily direct service from London Heathrow
Airline News

Barbados announces year-round daily direct service from London Heathrow

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 13, 2020

After a hiatus of more than 15 years, Barbados will once again be serviced by British Airways from London Heathrow ... Read More

States with air service and travel hardest hit by COVID-19 named
USA Travel News

States with air service and travel hardest hit by COVID-19 named

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 13, 2020

A new analysis by Airlines for America shows which states are experiencing the greatest impact on air service and air-travel ... Read More

Choice Hotels announces new senior leadership positions
Hotel & Resort News

Choice Hotels announces new senior leadership positions

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 13, 2020

Choice Hotels International, Inc. has announced four leadership roles to advance the company's corporate priorities and drive growth. These include: ... Read More

Restaurant survey: Consumers eager to dine-out
Culinary Travel News

Restaurant survey: Consumers eager to dine-out

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 13, 2020

Fatigued by COVID-19 restrictions and cooking at home, consumers are anxious to dine at their favorite restaurants according to a ... Read More

Five Mexican states form Mundo Maya Region Tourism Alliance
Mexico travel news

Five Mexican states form Mundo Maya Region Tourism Alliance

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 13, 2020

This morning, the secretaries of tourism of the states that make up the Mundo Maya Mexico Region (Yucatán, Quintana Roo, ... Read More

Fly Leasing reports net income of $9.6 million in Q2 2020
Airline News

Fly Leasing reports net income of $9.6 million in Q2 2020

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 13, 2020

Fly Leasing Limited, an aircraft leasing company, today announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2020. Highlights Net ... Read More

TUI’s optimism should be noted with caution amid refund confusion
Airline News

TUI’s optimism should be noted with caution amid refund confusion

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 13, 2020

Following the announcement of TUI’s Q3 2020 results, industry analysts noted that even though the news that bookings for Summer ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Invests in Community Youth Center
Responsible Tourism News

Sandals Foundation Invests in Community Youth Center

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 13, 2020

The basketball and multi-purpose playing courts at Buckfield Playfield, located in the heart of Ocho Rios in Jamaica, have received ... Read More

Azul and Latam commence codeshare in Brazil
Airline News

Azul and Latam commence codeshare in Brazil

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 13, 2020

Azul Airlines and Latam Airlines Brazil commence today their codeshare agreement starting with 64 domestic routes in Brazil. The codeshare ... Read More

Air India Halts Flights: Madrid, Milan, Copenhagen, Vienna, Stockholm
Airline News

Air India Halts Flights: Madrid, Milan, Copenhagen, Vienna, Stockholm

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 12, 2020

Air India announced that it will stop flights to at least 5 European destinations due to of a drop in ... Read More

A bucket list chocolate destination opens in Zurich
Culinary Travel News

A bucket list chocolate destination opens in Zurich

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 12, 2020

The highly anticipated Lindt Home of Chocolate, a 65,000-square-foot museum complete with the world's largest Lindt chocolate shop, will open ... Read More

Hawaii on New York Quarantine Travel List
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Hawaii on New York Quarantine Travel List

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 12, 2020

When the COVID-19 coronavirus first took hold in the United States, Hawaii stood as a beaming example of what to ... Read More

TAP Air Portugal returns to all North American gateways by October
Airline News

TAP Air Portugal returns to all North American gateways by October

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 12, 2020

TAP Air Portugal continues to resume its operations in October, with 666 flights planned on 82 routes, including returning service ... Read More

San Francisco tourism updating 2020-21 projections due to COVID-19 pandemic
Travel Destination

San Francisco tourism updating 2020-21 projections due to COVID-19 pandemic

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 12, 2020

The global COVID-19 pandemic has brought a decade of record growth in tourism in San Francisco to an abrupt halt. ... Read More

40% of excess unemployment is in leisure & hospitality sector
USA Travel News

40% of excess unemployment is in leisure & hospitality sector

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 12, 2020

Faced with a fresh round of bleak employment data, the American travel industry is renewing its pleas for leaders in ... Read More

World Elephant Day 2020 falls on uncertain times for largest land mammal
Responsible Tourism News

World Elephant Day 2020 falls on uncertain times for largest land mammal

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 12, 2020

On World Elephant Day, African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is reaching out to stakeholders, partnering NGOs and policy makers to shed ... Read More

St. Kitts & Nevis to re-open borders in October
Saint Kitts and Nevis travel news

St. Kitts & Nevis to re-open borders in October

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 12, 2020

In a press briefing today, the Prime Minister of St. Kitts & Nevis, Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris, announced that ... Read More

Fraport traffic figures – July 2020: Passenger traffic remains low in Frankfurt and at the Group’s airports worldwide
Airport news

Fraport traffic figures – July 2020: Passenger traffic remains low in Frankfurt and at the Group’s airports worldwide

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 12, 2020

In July 2020, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) served a total of 1,318,502 passengers, representing an 80.9 percent decline year-on-year. During the ... Read More

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