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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
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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
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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
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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

Airbus delivers third A321neo aircraft to Middle East Airlines
Airline News

Airbus delivers third A321neo aircraft to Middle East Airlines

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 9, 2020

Middle East Airlines (MEA) has taken delivery of Airbus’ A320 Family aircraft with manufacturer serial number 10,000. MSN10,000 is the ... Read More

How the travel and tourism industry can survive Coronavirus
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How the travel and tourism industry can survive Coronavirus

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 8, 2020

In a historic first, G20 Tourism Ministers hosted more than 45 CEOs and Members of WTTC, who presented their plan ... Read More

G20 tourism leaders intensify efforts towards sustainable recovery
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

G20 tourism leaders intensify efforts towards sustainable recovery

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 7, 2020

Tourism Ministers of the G20 nations have committed to stepping up their efforts to place sustainability and inclusion at the ... Read More

Hawaii Governor Ige says no  to keeping all visitors safer
Hawaii Travel News

Hawaii Governor Ige says no to keeping all visitors safer

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 5, 2020

Kauai Mayor is alarmed and disappointed after Hawaii's Governor told him no to keep all tourists visiting Kauai safe. Kauai ... Read More

San Francisco to Shanghai again flying nonstop
Airline News

San Francisco to Shanghai again flying nonstop

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 4, 2020

US-China relations are at an all-time low. US President Trump blames China to be responsible for the spread of COVID-19, ... Read More

Rwanda Woos Investors for Kigali Tourist Facilities
Tourism Investment News

Rwanda Woos Investors for Kigali Tourist Facilities

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- October 2, 2020

Rwanda government is looking for investors to venture into dedicated recreational zones aimed to make the capital city of Kigali ... Read More

Airbnb’s City Portal will improve brand image ahead of IPO
Hospitality Industry News

Airbnb’s City Portal will improve brand image ahead of IPO

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 1, 2020

Following Airbnb’s recent launch of its City Portal for local governments, industry analysts agreed that an increase in transparency holds ... Read More

New Berlin Brandenburg airport to open October 31
Airport news

New Berlin Brandenburg airport to open October 31

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 29, 2020

Germany’s third largest airport, Berlin Brandenburg “Willy Brandt” airport BER, is scheduled to open on 31 October 2020. IATA code ... Read More

Chinese electric carmaker exhibits flying car prototype at Beijing motor show
Transportation News

Chinese electric carmaker exhibits flying car prototype at Beijing motor show

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 26, 2020

The Guangzhou-based electric vehicle maker Xpeng presented a prototype of a flying car that the company is currently developing at ... Read More

US Travel: Small businesses in grave peril unless Washington acts
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

US Travel: Small businesses in grave peril unless Washington acts

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 23, 2020

More than half (55%) of all small travel businesses in the U.S. are at risk of either taking longer than ... Read More

The Danger of being a Safe Travels Stamp Destination
Tourism News

The Danger of being a Safe Travels Stamp Destination

Aleksandra Gardasevic-Slavuljica Aleksandra Gardasevic-Slavuljica- September 22, 2020

Tourism Montenegro just received an important approval by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) . Montenegro is now one ... Read More

UNWTO Social Distancing Policy and Masks are a big NO
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UNWTO Social Distancing Policy and Masks are a big NO

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 22, 2020

The UNWTO Executive Council met last week in Georgia. This was a controversial session not only because the event was ... Read More

China promises one-hour travel anywhere in the world by 2045
Travel Technology News

China promises one-hour travel anywhere in the world by 2045

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 19, 2020

Bao Weimin, a member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, announced that China's top space travel researchers are working on ... Read More

Sweden becomes a front-runner in sustainable aviation
Travel Technology News

Sweden becomes a front-runner in sustainable aviation

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 17, 2020

Sweden has an ambitious target of being fossil-free by 2045. As a part of the initiative, the Swedish Government announced ... Read More

ITIC Tourism Investment Summit follows WTM in going virtual
Airline News

ITIC Tourism Investment Summit follows WTM in going virtual

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 16, 2020

After WTM announced they are going virtual, ITIC management has announced today that our annual tourism investment event in partnership ... Read More

FRAPORTHands Over New Air Cargo Warehouse to Swissport
Airline News

FRAPORTHands Over New Air Cargo Warehouse to Swissport

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 15, 2020

After a construction phase of just under one year, today (September 16) Fraport handed over the keys for a new ... Read More

Dominica’s Citizenship-by-Investment-funded Secret Bay Resort is expanding
Hotel & Resort News

Dominica’s Citizenship-by-Investment-funded Secret Bay Resort is expanding

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 12, 2020

The Commonwealth of Dominica's Secret Bay Resort has recently announced that it will be adding four new, two-story villas to ... Read More

Fraport: Lima Airport signs $450 million financing for airside development
Airport news

Fraport: Lima Airport signs $450 million financing for airside development

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 11, 2020

Lima Airport Partners (LAP), part of the Fraport Group since 2001, has signed a US$450 million financing agreement for its ... Read More

Hyatt Regency Lanzhou opens as new landmark Beside China’s Yellow River
Hotel & Resort News

Hyatt Regency Lanzhou opens as new landmark Beside China’s Yellow River

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 10, 2020

Hyatt Regency Lanzhou opens today. The 711-foot-tall (217-meter-tall) landmark beside the Yellow River is the first Hyatt hotel in Lanzhou, ... Read More

Lux Collection expands 5 Star to Chongzuo, Guangxi, China
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Lux Collection expands 5 Star to Chongzuo, Guangxi, China

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 10, 2020

The Lux Collective, a luxury hotel management operator headquartered in Singapore, has signed an agreement with Mingshi Yijing Tourism Development ... Read More

New Zealand Government announces travel industry support package
Breaking Travel News

New Zealand Government announces travel industry support package

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 9, 2020

The New Zealand Travel Industry Suppliers Group says the Government’s commitment of $47m to support the travel industry is vital ... Read More

Airbus: 303 net aircraft orders by September 2020
Airline News

Airbus: 303 net aircraft orders by September 2020

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 8, 2020

Airbus’ 2020 gross orders by August 31st totaled 370 aircraft with net orders of 303, after the year’s cancellations. The ... Read More

US Travel wants you to travel soon ? Really ?
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US Travel wants you to travel soon ? Really ?

editor editor- September 8, 2020

"Let's go there" has one disclosure saying "When it's time", meant is tourism in the United States US Travel today ... Read More

US travel industry inspires Americans to plan a future trip
USA Travel News

US travel industry inspires Americans to plan a future trip

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 8, 2020

As states and cities move to reopen, the American travel industry launched a major campaign today with a clear message ... Read More