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Hawaii Tourism: Honolulu Mayor alarmed, Hawaii Governor avoids questions
Travel News

Hawaii Tourism: Honolulu Mayor alarmed, Hawaii Governor avoids questions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 8, 2020

Honolulu Mayor Caldwell today introduced a “Fish to Dish” program to support O‘ahu’s critical fisheries infrastructure when a new record ... Read More

Moscow Sheremetyevo’s International Terminal returns to full operations July 27
Airport news

Moscow Sheremetyevo’s International Terminal returns to full operations July 27

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 8, 2020

Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport's international terminal—Terminal D—will resume full operations at 00:00 Moscow time on July 27, 2020. The trains ... Read More

19 Caribbean destinations included in UK COVID-19 Travel Corridors
Responsible Tourism News

19 Caribbean destinations included in UK COVID-19 Travel Corridors

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 8, 2020

Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, the Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Bonaire, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Curacao, Dominica, Guadaloupe, Grenada, Montserrat, ... Read More

Philadelphia Tourism launches new PHL Health Pledge initiative
Travel Destination

Philadelphia Tourism launches new PHL Health Pledge initiative

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 8, 2020

The Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau has launched the ‘PHL Health Pledge’, a new initiative to increase awareness of the ... Read More

Dominican Republic opened its borders for international tourists
Dominican Republic travel news

Dominican Republic opened its borders for international tourists

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 7, 2020

The Ministry of Tourism of the Dominican Republic (MITUR) opened its borders for international tourists on 1 July 2020 at ... Read More

“Art Needs No Roof” in Vilnius
Cultural Travel News

“Art Needs No Roof” in Vilnius

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 7, 2020

Lithuanian capital Vilnius has come up with yet another innovative solution for the post-pandemic social and cultural life. The city ... Read More

Caribbean Airlines re-starts Jamaica-based operations
Airline News

Caribbean Airlines re-starts Jamaica-based operations

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 7, 2020

Caribbean Airlines has re-started commercial operations from its Jamaica hub into the USA and Canada. Daily flights to/from Kingston and ... Read More

Dominica Hilton resort approved for Citizenship by Investment
Hotel & Resort News

Dominica Hilton resort approved for Citizenship by Investment

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 7, 2020

Tranquility Beach Resort in the Commonwealth of Dominica announced on Friday that it prepares to open between the end of ... Read More

Delta Air Lines flight forced to make emergency landing at JFK
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Delta Air Lines flight forced to make emergency landing at JFK

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 7, 2020

Delta Air Lines Airbus A319 with 43 passengers on board was forced to make an emergency landing at New York's ... Read More

Lufthansa Second Restructuring Inevitable
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Lufthansa Second Restructuring Inevitable

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 7, 2020

The Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG has approved a Lufthansa second restructuring set of measures as part of its ... Read More

3 people killed, dozens wounded in Czech passenger train collision
Travel Safety & Emergencies

3 people killed, dozens wounded in Czech passenger train collision

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 7, 2020

Czech authorities said that two passenger trains collided in west Czech Republic, killing three people and injuring dozens. "Two passenger ... Read More

UAE Conducted 2 Million COVID-19 Tests, 2 Million More to be Done
Travel Safety & Emergencies

UAE Conducted 2 Million COVID-19 Tests, 2 Million More to be Done

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 7, 2020

The UAE conducted 2 million COVID-19 tests already as of the ending part of May ever since the beginning of ... Read More

IATA: Willingness to travel tempered by COVID-19 concerns
Airline News

IATA: Willingness to travel tempered by COVID-19 concerns

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 7, 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released public opinion research showing the willingness to travel being tempered by concerns over ... Read More

10 strategies that 25 leading airlines use to increase passenger confidence
Airline News

10 strategies that 25 leading airlines use to increase passenger confidence

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 7, 2020

New survey of 25 of the world’s leading airlines in June 2020 has identified 10 key strategies that are boosting ... Read More

Brazilian President Bolsonaro tests positive for COVID-19
People in Travel & Tourism

Brazilian President Bolsonaro tests positive for COVID-19

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 7, 2020

President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, has revealed live on television he has tested positive for COVID-19. The bombshell revelation was ... Read More

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts to enter Nepal and Bhutan, expands in India
Hotel & Resort News

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts to enter Nepal and Bhutan, expands in India

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 7, 2020

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts today unveiled plans to open its first hotels in Nepal and Bhutan, while also announcing the ... Read More

Etihad Airways resumes more flights as UAE travel restrictions eased
Airline News

Etihad Airways resumes more flights as UAE travel restrictions eased

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 7, 2020

Etihad Airways is gradually resuming services to more destinations across its global network. This follows the easing of travel restrictions ... Read More

PATA joins with the Asian Development Bank to expand Crisis Resource Center
Breaking Travel News

PATA joins with the Asian Development Bank to expand Crisis Resource Center

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 7, 2020

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is collaborating with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to expand its Crisis Resource Center ... Read More

Carnival will be notifying guests and travel agents on Tuesday
Cruise Industry News

Carnival will be notifying guests and travel agents on Tuesday

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 7, 2020

Carnival Cruise Line will be notifying guests and travel agents on Tuesday of revisions to the delivery of its newest ... Read More

Italian Tourism Without USA and Russia Loses Luxury Customers
Breaking Travel News

Italian Tourism Without USA and Russia Loses Luxury Customers

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- July 7, 2020

The European Union (EU) opened tourist borders to non-Schengen flights but left Italian tourism without USA and Russia, while in ... Read More

Ryanair COVID-19 Refunds Out of the “Ghost Airlines System”
Airline News

Ryanair COVID-19 Refunds Out of the “Ghost Airlines System”

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- July 7, 2020

The airline confirmed that it is making rapid progress in processing Ryanair COVID-19 refunds for customers whose flights cancelled during ... Read More

ENAC Hand Luggage Ban Onboard Contested by Ryanair
Airline News

ENAC Hand Luggage Ban Onboard Contested by Ryanair

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- July 7, 2020

There are more gatherings for everyone and more places to fly. But the new Italian Civil Aviation Authority ENAC hand ... Read More

Powerful quake strikes Indonesia off the coast of Java
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Powerful quake strikes Indonesia off the coast of Java

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 7, 2020

Powerful earthquake has struck Indonesia off the coast of Java today. The 6.6 magnitude undersea quake was felt at 9.54 ... Read More

Montserrat Fiber Optic Cable project to impact on new category of visitors
Travel Technology News

Montserrat Fiber Optic Cable project to impact on new category of visitors

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 7, 2020

The installation of a new submarine fiber optic cable system in Montserrat has been successfully completed. Marine installation operations commenced ... Read More

ASUR Airport Group: June passenger traffic down almost 90%
Airport news

ASUR Airport Group: June passenger traffic down almost 90%

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 7, 2020

Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A.B. de C.V.  (ASUR), an international airport group with operations in Mexico, the U.S. and Colombia, ... Read More

Louvre re-opens to public after losing $45 million to COVID-19 lockdown
Cultural Travel News

Louvre re-opens to public after losing $45 million to COVID-19 lockdown

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 6, 2020

One of world's most visited museums reopened to the public today three and a half months of COVID-19 lockdown. France's ... Read More

Commercial flights to be welcomed to Seychelles in August 2020
Travel Destination

Commercial flights to be welcomed to Seychelles in August 2020

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 6, 2020

The holiday destination confirmed the authorization for commercial flights to enter Seychelles as of August 1, 2020. The new lift ... Read More

Tech startups laid off 69,000 employees amid COVID-19 outbreak
Business Travel News

Tech startups laid off 69,000 employees amid COVID-19 outbreak

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 6, 2020

The COVID-19 outbreak has caused job losses to escalate, with nearly half of the global workforce at risk of losing ... Read More

Strong 6.2 Earthquake Strikes Yap in Micronesia
Breaking Travel News

Strong 6.2 Earthquake Strikes Yap in Micronesia

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 6, 2020

A 6.2 magnitude earthquake hit the State of Yap in the Federated States of Micronesia today, July 6, 2020, at ... Read More

UK flights will be allowed into Greece mid-July
Greece travel news

UK flights will be allowed into Greece mid-July

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 6, 2020

As Greece is trying to salvage its tourist season, Greek authorities announced today that commercial flights from the UK will ... Read More

Special “Day of Giving for Ecuador” to help those affected by COVID-19
Ecuador travel news

Special “Day of Giving for Ecuador” to help those affected by COVID-19

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 6, 2020

On Thursday, July 15, 2020, nonprofit organizations Por Todos and SOS Ecuador will team up to launch the official “Day ... 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

Why collaboration is the key to the travel industry’s survival
Tourism News

Why collaboration is the key to the travel industry’s survival

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 6, 2020

The travel industry isn’t dead; just wounded. As the dust cloud that has engulfed it this year starts to dissipate, ... Read More

LOT Polish Airlines launches 12th and 13th routes from Budapest Airport
Airport news

LOT Polish Airlines launches 12th and 13th routes from Budapest Airport

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 6, 2020

Budapest Airport and the Hungarian market have witnessed unwavering commitment from LOT Polish Airlines, seeing the flag carrier launch its ... Read More

List of countries allowed to visit the United Kingdom, and list of countries not allowed
Breaking Travel News

List of countries allowed to visit the United Kingdom, and list of countries not allowed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 6, 2020

If you like to visit the United Kingdom you should better look at the list of countries allowed to do ... Read More

African hotel pipeline remains resilient despite unprecedented challenges
Business Travel News

African hotel pipeline remains resilient despite unprecedented challenges

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 6, 2020

The African hospitality investment experts, Wayne Troughton shared unique insights in the first ‘Virtual Hotel Club’ held in early July, ... Read More

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