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Investments and education focus of UNWTO high-level visit to Tunisia
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Investments and education focus of UNWTO high-level visit to Tunisia

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 27, 2020

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has met with H.E. Kais Saied, President of Tunisia, and his Prime ... Read More

Shifting traveler demands provide an opportunity for airlines
Aviation News

Shifting traveler demands provide an opportunity for airlines

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 19, 2020

With rising concerns over climate change and increasing commitment from travel companies to become carbon neutral in the future, cleaner ... Read More

Phenix Jet takes delivery of its first Bombardier Global 7500 aircraft
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Phenix Jet takes delivery of its first Bombardier Global 7500 aircraft

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 16, 2020

Phenix Jet has welcomed its first Bombardier Global 7500 aircraft into the management fleet. This beautiful Global 7500 business jet ... Read More

Travel & tourism sector witnessed 13.7% growth in deal activity in October
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Travel & tourism sector witnessed 13.7% growth in deal activity in October

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 16, 2020

A total of 116 deals were announced in the global travel and tourism sector during October 2020, which is an ... Read More

Tourism arrival to Asia Pacific Destinations
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Tourism arrival to Asia Pacific Destinations

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 12, 2020

The strong collective annual performance of foreign arrivals into Asia Pacific destinations saw moderate growth in 2019, but overall, remained ... Read More

PATA: SMEs must leverage data and technology to ease COVID-19 pressures
Travel Associations News

PATA: SMEs must leverage data and technology to ease COVID-19 pressures

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 11, 2020

Digitalization and innovation are key for SMEs survival as the travel industry emerges from COVID-19’s impact according to a report ... Read More

Practical Solutions for Travel and Tourism in the Post COVID-19 Era
Cultural Travel News

Practical Solutions for Travel and Tourism in the Post COVID-19 Era

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 11, 2020

South Korea was the proud virtual venue for a high-level virtual event at the General Assembly of Amforth organized by ... Read More

New cultural commitments enrich the beautiful land of Sicily
Italy travel news

New cultural commitments enrich the beautiful land of Sicily

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- November 10, 2020

The Selinunte Archaeological Park reopens just one month after the fire that devastated the Mediterranean scrub and the trees of ... Read More

The biggest threat yet for European Tourism
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The biggest threat yet for European Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 10, 2020

A new surge in Covid-19 cases and the reintroduction of travel restrictions have halted European tourism recovery with international tourist ... Read More

Virgin Hyperloop completes first successful manned test
Transportation News

Virgin Hyperloop completes first successful manned test

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 9, 2020

Richard Branson’s group announced that on November 8, 2020, the first passengers traveled safely on Virgin Hyperloop – making transportation ... Read More

International Tourism & Investment Conference (ITIC) to shine a light
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International Tourism & Investment Conference (ITIC) to shine a light

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 6, 2020

The annual global tourism investment summit in London, held in partnership with World Travel Market (WTM) will take place from ... Read More

Are Saudi Arabia’s 2030 tourism aspirations too ambitious in new normal of COVID-19?
Saudi Arabia travel news

Are Saudi Arabia’s 2030 tourism aspirations too ambitious in new normal of COVID-19?

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 5, 2020

Saudi Arabia claims it remains on track to reach its ambitious target of welcoming 100 million tourists annually by 2030. ... Read More

Sandals Foundation: Favorite Responsible Travel Foundation
Responsible Tourism News

Sandals Foundation: Favorite Responsible Travel Foundation

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- November 4, 2020

The outstanding work of the Sandals Foundation to develop Caribbean communities and inspire hope in the lives of the region’s ... Read More

New East Africa Director of Global Tourism Resilience Centre
Tourism Investment News

New East Africa Director of Global Tourism Resilience Centre

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- November 4, 2020

Recognizing the need to manage crisis in the tourism industry in the Eastern Africa Region, the Global Tourism Resilience and ... Read More

Kuwait Airways takes delivery of its first two Airbus A330neos
Airline News

Kuwait Airways takes delivery of its first two Airbus A330neos

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 29, 2020

Kuwait Airways, the national airline of Kuwait, has received its first two Airbus A330neo aircraft. These aircraft are the first ... Read More

World Tourism Network (WTN) is your voice in a new Travel Industry
Travel Associations News

World Tourism Network (WTN) is your voice in a new Travel Industry

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 28, 2020

A new organization for the travel and tourism industry has been making headlines. The World Tourism Network (WTN) already established ... Read More

Ko Olina Four Seasons Resort Sold to Hong Kong Company
Hotel & Resort News

Ko Olina Four Seasons Resort Sold to Hong Kong Company

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 27, 2020

Henderson Land Group, a Hong-Kong based company, has become the sole owner of the Ko Olina Four Seasons Resort located ... Read More

Hong Kong Embraces New Norms of Travel
Hong Kong Travel News

Hong Kong Embraces New Norms of Travel

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 26, 2020

A spotlight is shining on concerted efforts by Hong Kong Tourism Board public and private sectors in preparation for tourism ... Read More

W Hotels debuts in Southwest China with W Chengdu
Hotel & Resort News

W Hotels debuts in Southwest China with W Chengdu

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 26, 2020

W Hotels Worldwide, part of Marriott International, expands its footprint into southwest China with a hot and spicy new addition ... Read More

Milan Bergamo Airport maintains 2030 development masterplan
Airport news

Milan Bergamo Airport maintains 2030 development masterplan

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 26, 2020

Milan Bergamo Airport continues to maintain its infrastructure development masterplan with the recent unveiling of the Italian gateway’s new extra-Schengen ... Read More

World Tourism Network (WTN): The alternative voice for the global travel industry
Travel Associations News

World Tourism Network (WTN): The alternative voice for the global travel industry

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 23, 2020

World Tourism Network (WTN) is the long-overdue voice of small and medium-size travel and tourism businesses around the world. By ... Read More

Outrigger Hotels and Resorts in Hawaii and Thailand: Smiling behind a mask
Hawaii Travel News

Outrigger Hotels and Resorts in Hawaii and Thailand: Smiling behind a mask

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 23, 2020

How can you smile behind a mask? Outrigger Hotels and Resorts may be a shining example to document how the ... Read More

First international flight utilizing CommonPass digital health system arrives to US
Travel Technology News

First international flight utilizing CommonPass digital health system arrives to US

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 21, 2020

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the arrival in the U.S. of the ... Read More

Singapore Tourism partners with Expedia to target international markets
Singapore travel news

Singapore Tourism partners with Expedia to target international markets

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 21, 2020

Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and Expedia have inked a two-year global marketing partnership. Its focus is to stimulate the local ... Read More

East West Aeronautical Expansion leads to $200M investment offer
Aviation News

East West Aeronautical Expansion leads to $200M investment offer

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 20, 2020

Today, an interested Indonesian investor and the Aviation Management and Industrial Drone Franchise Company, East West Aeronautical (EWA), announced a ... Read More

Flybe could be flying again by 2021
Airline News

Flybe could be flying again by 2021

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 20, 2020

Flybe recently said that it could be flying again next year, after administrators announced a successful deal had been agreed ... Read More

UNICEF to stockpile over half a billion syringes for COVID-19 vaccine by year’s end
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UNICEF to stockpile over half a billion syringes for COVID-19 vaccine by year’s end

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 19, 2020

As soon as vaccines are licensed for use, the world will need as many syringes as doses of vaccine, said ... Read More

Major US hotel CEOs call on Trump for relief
Breaking Travel News

Major US hotel CEOs call on Trump for relief

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 16, 2020

The CEOs of major hotel brands including Hilton, Hyatt, Marriot, IHG and Best Western as well as small, independently owned ... Read More

DESCAP 1 Private Equity Trust to acquire up to 8 hotels in Thailand
Tourism Investment News

DESCAP 1 Private Equity Trust to acquire up to 8 hotels in Thailand

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

Destination Capital PTE., LTD., (DC) and KTB Securities (Thailand) Public Company Limited (KTBST SEC) announced the launch of DESCAP 1 ... Read More

Fly Leasing closes new $180 million Term Loan
Aviation News

Fly Leasing closes new $180 million Term Loan

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 15, 2020

Fly Leasing Limited today announced it has closed a new $180 million Term Loan. The interest rate on the five-year ... Read More

Travel & tourism sector deal activity down by 11.3% in September
Tourism Investment News

Travel & tourism sector deal activity down by 11.3% in September

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 15, 2020

A total of 102 deals were announced in the global travel and tourism sector during September 2020, which is a ... Read More

WTO authorizes tariffs on $4 billion of US exports to EU in Boeing subsidies case
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

WTO authorizes tariffs on $4 billion of US exports to EU in Boeing subsidies case

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 13, 2020

The World Trade Organization (WTO) has announced its decision that the European Union will be authorized to impose tariffs on ... Read More

Munich Airport International to develop and operate El Salvador Airport Cargo Terminal
Airport news

Munich Airport International to develop and operate El Salvador Airport Cargo Terminal

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 12, 2020

Munich Airport International (MAI), the German based airport management and consulting firm, and EMCO, a Honduran construction company, have been ... Read More

Travelport signs multi-year agreement with CTI Business Travel
Travel Technology News

Travelport signs multi-year agreement with CTI Business Travel

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 12, 2020

Travelport announced today that CTI Business Travel, an international full-service travel management company, has completed its full Global Distribution System ... Read More

Sheremetyevo Airport’s main taxiway construction approved
Airport news

Sheremetyevo Airport’s main taxiway construction approved

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 10, 2020

The Main Construction Expert Review Agency (Glavgosexpertiza) of Russia has approved the design engineering surveys for construction of the remaining ... Read More

Puglia Implements Extraordinary Tourism Plan
Italy travel news

Puglia Implements Extraordinary Tourism Plan

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- October 9, 2020

The Puglia region, also known as Apulia, has implemented what it calls the Extraordinary Plan, "Let's take care of tourism ... Read More

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