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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

The Recovery of Tourism Must Begin Now
Travel Safety & Emergencies

The Recovery of Tourism Must Begin Now

Hon. Edmund Bartlett Hon. Edmund Bartlett- 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

Impact and a way forward for Africa on how to survive COVID-19
African Tourism Board News

Impact and a way forward for Africa on how to survive COVID-19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 9, 2020

The African Tourism Board established the COVID-19 Tourism Task Force under the leadership of Dr. Taleb Rifai and Alain St. ... Read More

US restaurants to Congress: Not enough relief from COVID-19 relief programs
Culinary Travel News

US restaurants to Congress: Not enough relief from COVID-19 relief programs

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 9, 2020

The National Restaurant Association told US Congressional leaders that COVID-19 relief funds were envisioned as a vital tool to help ... Read More

Deutsche Lufthansa AG calls its first virtual Annual General Meeting ever
Airline News

Deutsche Lufthansa AG calls its first virtual Annual General Meeting ever

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 9, 2020

Today, for the very first time, Deutsche Lufthansa AG invited its shareholders to a virtual Annual General Meeting. Given certain ... Read More

Alpine Air Express acquires all Great Lakes Airlines assets
Airline News

Alpine Air Express acquires all Great Lakes Airlines assets

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 8, 2020

Alpine Air Express, Inc., a logistics and transportation company providing regional air cargo services throughout the Mountain Western region of ... Read More

Continuity of passenger transport services is crucial during COVID-19 pandemic
Transportation News

Continuity of passenger transport services is crucial during COVID-19 pandemic

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 8, 2020

UIC - the worldwide organization for the promotion of rail transport at a global level and collaborative development of the ... Read More

How Kerala in India is fighting #Covid19?
India Travel News

How Kerala in India is fighting #Covid19?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2020

As the entire world has been impacted by #Covid19 Kerala also has its share of firefighting going on. Statistics would ... Read More

Global tourism & leisure industry deals total $3.8 billion in February 2020
Tourism Investment News

Global tourism & leisure industry deals total $3.8 billion in February 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 7, 2020

Total tourism & leisure industry M&A (mergers & acquisitions) deals in February 2020 worth $3.8 billion were announced globally. The ... Read More

Why Relaunching Tourism can only be the last step after Bringing back the Economy?
Feature Travel Story

Why Relaunching Tourism can only be the last step after Bringing back the Economy?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 5, 2020

Comprehensive Research on the next 4 steps on how to defeat COVID-19 and relaunch your economy - The Hawaii Model ... Read More

African Heroes: Bellydancer, Popstar, Fashion Designer, a Tourism Dream Team, and a Swimmer
African Tourism Board News

African Heroes: Bellydancer, Popstar, Fashion Designer, a Tourism Dream Team, and a Swimmer

George Taylor George Taylor- April 4, 2020

The African Tourism Board has been in the front row while this emerging crisis is unfolding.SKAL, the largest travel industry ... Read More

Hourly Salute: Empire State Building will sparkle with colors
Breaking Travel News

Hourly Salute: Empire State Building will sparkle with colors

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- April 3, 2020

As of April 2, and every night throughout the ongoing pandemic, the Empire State Building will shine in a dynamic ... Read More

US tourism & leisure industry sees 18.9% drop in deal activity
Tourism Investment News

US tourism & leisure industry sees 18.9% drop in deal activity

editor editor- April 3, 2020

The US tourism & leisure industry saw a drop of 18.9% in overall deal activity during February 2020, when compared ... Read More

Tencent donated US$10 million to fight against COVID-19
Breaking Travel News

Tencent donated US$10 million to fight against COVID-19

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- April 3, 2020

Tencent Holdings Limited, announced today to deepen collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) via a US$10 million donation to ... Read More

Statement by Marillyn Hewson: COVID-19 relief and recovery efforts
Breaking Travel News

Statement by Marillyn Hewson: COVID-19 relief and recovery efforts

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- April 3, 2020

Lockheed Martin is announcing a number of steps we are taking to continue supporting our employees, vulnerable companies in our ... Read More

Vogue Institute of Art and Design continue learning their courses during Lockdown
Breaking Travel News

Vogue Institute of Art and Design continue learning their courses during Lockdown

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- April 3, 2020

The students at Vogue Institute of Art and Design continue learning their courses through virtual classes. From interior designing to ... Read More

Anti human trafficking experts note 44% rise
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Anti human trafficking experts note 44% rise

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2020

The number of people across Europe identified as being victims of human trafficking rose by almost half between 2015 and ... Read More

African Tourism Board applauds United Bank of Africa
African Tourism Board News

African Tourism Board applauds United Bank of Africa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2020

The African Tourism Board, a pan-African international, intergovernmental organization founded with the vision to promote Africa's huge tourism assets as ... Read More

Nigeria suspends all movement including private jet charters
Breaking Travel News

Nigeria suspends all movement including private jet charters

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 30, 2020

Nigeria is a good market for private jet rentals, but this now came to a complete stop. There is movement ... Read More

Travel Africa: List of country restrictions
Travel News

Travel Africa: List of country restrictions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2020

The African Tourism Board released a list of current known restrictions in regards to COVID19 in Africa. The African Tourism ... Read More

The Coronavirus Song! Starring President George Welsh from Liberia
African Tourism Board News

The Coronavirus Song! Starring President George Welsh from Liberia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2020

This is Africa, this is African Style you will love! Getting his message to the people of Liberia, this singing ... Read More

Hawaii Vacation Packages during Coronavirus
Hawaii Travel News

Hawaii Vacation Packages during Coronavirus

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2020

Should you book your holiday to Hawaii during Coronavirus. It will be a different from any vacation to Hawaii you ... Read More

Munich Airport in crisis mode
Airport news

Munich Airport in crisis mode

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 27, 2020

Due to the travel restrictions and the drastic reductions in available flights resulting from the coronavirus pandemic, Munich Airport is ... Read More

Bartlett meets with Craft Vendors to discuss strategies to mitigate against  COVID-19 impact
People in Travel & Tourism

Bartlett meets with Craft Vendors to discuss strategies to mitigate against COVID-19 impact

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 27, 2020

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has met with craft vendors, one of the key sub-sector groups in tourism, ... Read More

This is America! Jack Daniels turns Whiskey into hand sanitizers
Breaking Travel News

This is America! Jack Daniels turns Whiskey into hand sanitizers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2020

This is America!  We are supposed to be a first-world country, but are we really?  Dr. Coleen Smith, an emergency ... Read More

Tourism Resilience means Challenges, Opportunities & Hope: Bartlett speaks out
Breaking Travel News

Tourism Resilience means Challenges, Opportunities & Hope: Bartlett speaks out

Hon. Edmund Bartlett Hon. Edmund Bartlett- March 26, 2020

Known to see the world also from out of the box the Hon. Edmund Bartlett is not only the current ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: A Hui Hou Kākou – Until We Meet Again !
Airline News

Hawaii Tourism: A Hui Hou Kākou – Until We Meet Again !

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 26, 2020

It's heartbreaking for anyone in the beautiful Aloha State to say goodbye to our visitors. There is no more Aloha ... Read More

Afreximbank’s $3-billion facility to cushion COVID-19 impact on African countries
African Tourism Board News

Afreximbank’s $3-billion facility to cushion COVID-19 impact on African countries

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2020

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has announced a $3-billion facility, named Pandemic Trade Impact Mitigation Facility (PATIMFA), to help African ... Read More

CARES Act: Coronavirus relief package includes significant travel industry priorities
Breaking Travel News

CARES Act: Coronavirus relief package includes significant travel industry priorities

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2020

The U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow on Wednesday offered praise for the coronavirus relief package known as ... Read More

UNWTO calling on innovators and entrepreneurs to accelerate tourism recovery
Breaking Travel News

UNWTO calling on innovators and entrepreneurs to accelerate tourism recovery

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2020

In the face of an unprecedented challenge, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), with the support of the World Health Organization ... Read More

Sierra Leone Tourism Minister Pratt acted immediately to keep COVID-19 out
African Tourism Board News

Sierra Leone Tourism Minister Pratt acted immediately to keep COVID-19 out

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 25, 2020

In Sierra Leone, like it is true in the rest of the world, tourism is the most hurt industry when ... Read More

Impact of COVID-19 on the US Hotel Industry by State
Travel News

Impact of COVID-19 on the US Hotel Industry by State

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 24, 2020

The American Hotel & Lodging Association is raising the panic button today about the expected job loss and the collapse ... Read More

Australia’s special warning for cruise ships and travel to Indonesia or global
Airport news

Australia’s special warning for cruise ships and travel to Indonesia or global

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 23, 2020

The Foreign Office in Australia posted the following global travel warning saying: We advise all Australians to not travel overseas ... Read More

Over $200 Million in Cost Saving Actions for Sabre
Airline News

Over $200 Million in Cost Saving Actions for Sabre

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 23, 2020

Sabre Corporation, a software and technology company that powers the global travel industry, announced today that it is taking significant ... Read More

List of most effected countries by COVID19 is surprising
Breaking Travel News

List of most effected countries by COVID19 is surprising

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 22, 2020

Is coronavirus uniting the world and a vehicle for world peace?  San Marino., Faeroe Islands, Iceland, Andorra, Luxembourg and Vatican ... Read More

How many cases per State of Coronavirus in the USA?
Breaking Travel News

How many cases per State of Coronavirus in the USA?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 22, 2020

The latest list as of today shows the States of New York, New Jersey, Washington, California, and Michigan should on ... Read More