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Why Sierra Leone may be a best kept secret for tourism investment during  COVID-19?
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Why Sierra Leone may be a best kept secret for tourism investment during COVID-19?

editor editor- August 9, 2020

There may have never been a better time to invest in Sierra Leone's travel and tourism infrastructure.  Sierra Leone is ... Read More

How Can Helicopters Boost Uttarakhand Tourism?
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How Can Helicopters Boost Uttarakhand Tourism?

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- August 8, 2020

Mr. Trivendra Singh Rawat, Chief Minister, Uttarakhand, today said that the state has immense potential in the civil aviation sector, ... Read More

Nevada has a Road To Recovery from COVID-19
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Nevada has a Road To Recovery from COVID-19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 6, 2020

On Monday Nevada issued its road of recovery. The State of Nevada remains in the response stage to the COVID-19 ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Gifts Princess Margaret Hospital Pediatric Ward
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Sandals Foundation Gifts Princess Margaret Hospital Pediatric Ward

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 5, 2020

Patients of the Pediatric Department at the Princess Margaret Hospital in Nassau, Bahamas, will now be examined by and treated ... Read More

Virgin Atlantic Seeks Bankruptcy Protection in US
Airline News

Virgin Atlantic Seeks Bankruptcy Protection in US

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 5, 2020

Virgin Atlantic Airway has filed for Chapter 15 bankruptcy protection today in the Southern District of New York. Chapter 15 ... Read More

Global tourism & leisure industry venture financing deals total $1.09 billion in Q2 2020
Tourism Investment News

Global tourism & leisure industry venture financing deals total $1.09 billion in Q2 2020

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 3, 2020

Total tourism & leisure industry venture financing deals in Q2 2020 worth $1.09 billion were announced globally. The value marked ... Read More

The Mafia Island Model for a brand-new approach to tourism explained
African Tourism Board News

The Mafia Island Model for a brand-new approach to tourism explained

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 31, 2020

This type of new tourism includes food, drinks, dancing, swimming, white sandy beaches, diving, bird watching, turtle hatching, a lighthouse, ... Read More

WTM London partners with ITIC to launch an Investment Summit
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WTM London partners with ITIC to launch an Investment Summit

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 31, 2020

WTM London and ITIC will come up together to host a tourism investment summit that will help recover businesses and ... Read More

High Level Conversation on the impacts and actions taken by States
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High Level Conversation on the impacts and actions taken by States

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 28, 2020

Jamaica makes its case at a high level discussion today with Caribbean and South American States to coordinate, learn and ... Read More

Italian Travel Agents Protest: Demand Tourism Decree
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Italian Travel Agents Protest: Demand Tourism Decree

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- July 24, 2020

Italian travel agents protest and demand a tourism decree by August 10 which resulted in a meeting that lasted about ... Read More

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

Worst COVID outbreak in USA, UK, India, South Africa, Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia,  Kyrgyzstan
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Worst COVID outbreak in USA, UK, India, South Africa, Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Kyrgyzstan

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 21, 2020

Have countries flattened the curve? As of today the most alarming countries reporting an increase of infections for COVID-19 include ... Read More

Hotel industry, reeling from COVID-19 economic fallout, calls for help
Hospitality Industry News

Hotel industry, reeling from COVID-19 economic fallout, calls for help

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 21, 2020

As lawmakers consider additional legislation to address the ongoing health crisis and economic fallout from COVID-19, the American Hotel & ... Read More

UK Government Announces Resumption of Exhibitions Industry
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UK Government Announces Resumption of Exhibitions Industry

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 20, 2020

The UK Government has announced the resumption of the exhibitions industry in the country as of October 1, 2020, meaning ... Read More

Etihad Airways and Boeing expand partnership
Airline News

Etihad Airways and Boeing expand partnership

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 20, 2020

Etihad Airways and Boeing will work together starting in August on the seventh iteration of the ecoDemonstrator program to test ... Read More

The Bahamas is closed to Americans: A brave move!
International Visitor News

The Bahamas is closed to Americans: A brave move!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 20, 2020

The bahamas.com website published the following travel restriction after a moving  National Address by the Bahamas Prime Minister The Most ... Read More

Pilgrim Africa supports ranger patrols in Gorilla Parks
Uganda travel news

Pilgrim Africa supports ranger patrols in Gorilla Parks

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- July 18, 2020

Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA)  has received US$100,000 from Pilgrim Africa, to support rangers in Bwindi Mgahinga Conservation Area for a ... Read More

Hawaii Airports Step Up Preventative Measures Against COVID-19
Airport news

Hawaii Airports Step Up Preventative Measures Against COVID-19

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 17, 2020

The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) has selected NEC Corporation, NEC Corporation of America and their partner, Infrared Cameras Inc., ... Read More

Sandals Foundation and Sweet Water Providing COVID-19 Counseling
Responsible Tourism News

Sandals Foundation and Sweet Water Providing COVID-19 Counseling

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 15, 2020

Persons struggling to cope with COVID-19 related issues can now seek online help at the Sweet Water Foundation. The helpline ... Read More

PATA CEO Mario Hardy urges Hawaii Governor Ige to keep Tourism closed, but….
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PATA CEO Mario Hardy urges Hawaii Governor Ige to keep Tourism closed, but….

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 13, 2020

Keep the Hawaii Visitors Industry closed after August 1 is a reasonable approach, said to Dr. Mario Hardy, CEO of ... Read More

Air Canada explores rapid COVID-19 testing
Airline News

Air Canada explores rapid COVID-19 testing

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 10, 2020

Air Canada has engaged Spartan Bioscience Inc., an Ottawa-based biotechnology leader in portable DNA testing technology, to assess how best ... Read More

Port Canaveral awarded federal grant  for security upgrades
Cruise Industry News

Port Canaveral awarded federal grant for security upgrades

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 10, 2020

The Canaveral Port Authority has been awarded $908,015 in federal funding by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Federal ... Read More

Escape to Your Own Private Villa with Centara Hotels & Resorts
Hotel & Resort News

Escape to Your Own Private Villa with Centara Hotels & Resorts

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 9, 2020

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, has launched an exclusive offer for guests who want to unwind in ... Read More

New sources of funding needed to help Caribbean tourism withstand major crises
Tourism News

New sources of funding needed to help Caribbean tourism withstand major crises

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 6, 2020

Additional sources of funding must be established to help Caribbean tourism withstand future crises. That’s among recommendations in a new ... Read More

Four Emergencies Airlines are facing – what is the way ahead?
Airline News

Four Emergencies Airlines are facing – what is the way ahead?

mm Vijay Poonoosamy- July 5, 2020

Quarantines, economic recession, and health fears are likely to continue to weigh on airline passenger numbers. The COVID-19 crisis has ... Read More

Seychelles Promotes Safe Travel in an Effort to Restart Tourism
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Seychelles Promotes Safe Travel in an Effort to Restart Tourism

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 2, 2020

As the world shifts into a new era where health and safety has become the highest priority, the Seychelles Islands ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Helping Healthcare Workers Recharge
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Sandals Foundation Helping Healthcare Workers Recharge

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 2, 2020

As public hospitals across the island strengthen their readiness protocol to respond to COVID-19 patients, the St. Ann’s Bay Regional ... Read More

Airbus plans to further adapt to COVID-19 environment
Transportation News

Airbus plans to further adapt to COVID-19 environment

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 30, 2020

Airbus has announced plans to adapt its global workforce and resize its commercial aircraft activity in response to the COVID-19 ... Read More

Airbus concludes Autonomous Taxi, Take-Off and Landing flight tests
Travel Technology News

Airbus concludes Autonomous Taxi, Take-Off and Landing flight tests

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 29, 2020

Following an extensive two-year flight test program, Airbus has successfully concluded its Autonomous Taxi, Take-Off and Landing (ATTOL) project. In ... Read More

First Buzz Digital Travel Expo raises the curtain
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First Buzz Digital Travel Expo raises the curtain

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 29, 2020

5 days, 24 hours, more than 600 exhibitors, top 50 keynote speakers – streaming in social media! BUZZ has created ... Read More

African Tourism Board Project Hope Launched
African Tourism Board News

African Tourism Board Project Hope Launched

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- June 27, 2020

The African Tourism Board Project Hope has launched. This is a ground-breaking tourism relief initiative aimed as a response to COVID-19 ... Read More

Sandals Resorts and Sandals Foundation: Empowering People
Responsible Tourism News

Sandals Resorts and Sandals Foundation: Empowering People

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 26, 2020

Sandals Resorts International created Sandals Foundation, and it has this philosophy:  We have seen that when we invest in one ... Read More

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and UNWTO to boost tourism recovery
rebuilding

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and UNWTO to boost tourism recovery

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 26, 2020

The rapid spread of COVID-19 has had a massive impact on many sectors of the global economy, with tourism being ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Sets Foundation for Marketing Strategy Consultations
Seychelles travel news

Seychelles Tourism Sets Foundation for Marketing Strategy Consultations

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 25, 2020

The first meeting set for the 2020 Marketing Strategy Consultations organized by the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) was conducted on ... Read More

Lufthansa shareholders pave the way for stabilization measures
Airline News

Lufthansa shareholders pave the way for stabilization measures

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 25, 2020

Today, the shareholders of Deutsche Lufthansa AG voted in favor of accepting the capital measures and the participation of the ... Read More

70% of Americans support more economic stimulus for travel industry recovery
Tourism News

70% of Americans support more economic stimulus for travel industry recovery

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 24, 2020

A new survey commissioned by the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) found that while Americans remain hesitant about traveling, they ... Read More

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