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Moscow Domodedovo Airport: Over 60% of passengers opt for online check-in
Airport news

Moscow Domodedovo Airport: Over 60% of passengers opt for online check-in

mm Harry S. Johnson- December 4, 2020

S7 Airlines and Moscow Domodedovo Airport looked into how the COVID-19 pandemic has influenced digital passenger services, paying particular attention ... Read More

Andalusia is one of the most popular event destinations in Europe
Spain travel news

Andalusia is one of the most popular event destinations in Europe

mm Harry S. Johnson- December 4, 2020

Andalusia offers many possibilities for events. Andalusia, and in particular the region of Cadiz, is one of the most popular ... Read More

Worst in US history: COVID-19 surpasses WWII and 9/11
Breaking Travel News

Worst in US history: COVID-19 surpasses WWII and 9/11

George Taylor George Taylor- December 4, 2020

407,316 Americans died in World War II. 282,405 Americans died so far because of COVID-19, with 2,492 reported just today. ... Read More

MOU Signed Between Ministry of Tourism and Arts of Zambia and United Consulting
Zambia travel news

MOU Signed Between Ministry of Tourism and Arts of Zambia and United Consulting

editor editor- December 3, 2020

The Ministry of Tourism and Arts of Zambia (MoTA) is gearing up for the implementation strategy of the Zambia Tourism ... Read More

Carnival Cruise Line updates guests on itinerary cancellations
Cruise Industry News

Carnival Cruise Line updates guests on itinerary cancellations

mm Harry S. Johnson- December 3, 2020

Carnival Cruise Line is informing guests and travel agents that it has cancelled select itineraries for specific operations in 2021, ... Read More

Global Wine Tourism Organization Circles: Inspiring new futures together
Wine News

Global Wine Tourism Organization Circles: Inspiring new futures together

mm Harry S. Johnson- December 3, 2020

The Ministry of Tourism and Sports of Argentina, Matías Lammens andthe Director General of Tourism Policy of Greece, PanagiotaDionysopoulou, participated ... Read More

Live From Broadway: Norwegian Cruise Line reunites Broadway stars for EMBARK NCL Spotlight episode
Cruise Industry News

Live From Broadway: Norwegian Cruise Line reunites Broadway stars for EMBARK NCL Spotlight episode

mm Harry S. Johnson- December 3, 2020

Norwegian Cruise Line showcases its continued commitment to the performing arts community with its  second "EMBARK NCL Spotlight" episode, "Live ... Read More

FlyersRights appeals to US 737 MAX operators on transparency, safety, and consumer confidence
Aviation News

FlyersRights appeals to US 737 MAX operators on transparency, safety, and consumer confidence

mm Harry S. Johnson- December 3, 2020

US consumer protection group FlyersRights today published the following letter to the four U.S. operators of the Boeing 737 MAX ... Read More

China irked by new US visa restrictions for Communist Party members
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

China irked by new US visa restrictions for Communist Party members

mm Harry S. Johnson- December 3, 2020

Chinese Foreign Ministry officials have condemned the outgoing Trump Administration for enacting new travel restrictions for the members of the ruling ... Read More

Tokyo Olympics set to refund almost one fifth of all tickets sold
Sports Travel News

Tokyo Olympics set to refund almost one fifth of all tickets sold

mm Harry S. Johnson- December 3, 2020

Tokyo Olympic Games were scheduled to take place in the summer of 2020, but the COVID-19 pandemic forced the Games' ... Read More

Heathrow to start charging £5 for airport drop-off
Airport news

Heathrow to start charging £5 for airport drop-off

mm Harry S. Johnson- December 3, 2020

Heathrow has announced it is exploring a proposal to implement a Forecourt Access Charge (FAC) for vehicles in late 2021 ... Read More

Adolf Hitler wins local election in Namibia
Namibia travel news

Adolf Hitler wins local election in Namibia

mm Harry S. Johnson- December 3, 2020

According to the reports from Namibia, a former German colony, a man named Adolf Hitler has won local election in ... Read More

Lufthansa reports strong booking growth over the coming holidays
Airline News

Lufthansa reports strong booking growth over the coming holidays

mm Harry S. Johnson- December 3, 2020

Lufthansa is recording a sharp rise in intercontinental and intra-European bookings for the upcoming Christmas and New Year travel season. ... Read More

International Congress and Convention Association releases Kaohsiung Protocol
Meeting Industry News

International Congress and Convention Association releases Kaohsiung Protocol

mm Harry S. Johnson- December 3, 2020

The Kaohsiung Protocol is a significant legacy outcome of the 59th International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) Congress which brought ... Read More

Delta Air Lines launches contact tracing for travelers returning to US
Airline News

Delta Air Lines launches contact tracing for travelers returning to US

mm Harry S. Johnson- December 3, 2020

Delta Air Lines is partnering with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to keep international customers informed of potential ... Read More

Routes Americas 2022 to be held in San Antonio
Meeting Industry News

Routes Americas 2022 to be held in San Antonio

mm Harry S. Johnson- December 3, 2020

Routes Americas will return to the US in 2022, with San Antonio in Texas selected as the host of the ... Read More

First International Cultural Festival Presented in Bahrain
Bahrain travel news

First International Cultural Festival Presented in Bahrain

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- December 3, 2020

The future UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Secretary General will have a big role to play in the comeback of ... Read More

Hiran Cooray of Jetwing Heads Sri Lanka Tourism Advisory Committee
Sri Lanka travel news

Hiran Cooray of Jetwing Heads Sri Lanka Tourism Advisory Committee

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- December 3, 2020

The Government of Sri Lanka has always recognized the role of the private sector in the development of tourism in ... Read More

Volaris: Strong recovery and healthy load factor in November
Airline News

Volaris: Strong recovery and healthy load factor in November

mm Harry S. Johnson- December 2, 2020

Volaris, the ultra-low-cost airline serving Mexico, the United States and Central America, reports November 2020 preliminary traffic results, with a ... Read More

Emotional support animals no longer welcome on US planes as service animals
Aviation News

Emotional support animals no longer welcome on US planes as service animals

mm Harry S. Johnson- December 2, 2020

This week the US Department of Transportation released their final ruling regarding service animals on airplanes. A service animal is defined as a ... Read More

Two people stabbed in another Islamist terrorist attack in UK
Terrorism and Crime for travelers:

Two people stabbed in another Islamist terrorist attack in UK

mm Harry S. Johnson- December 2, 2020

A 57-year-old man was detained by Lancashire police after violently attacking two women and stabbing them with the knife in ... Read More

AC Hotel Ft. Lauderdale Beach appoints Director of Sales and Marketing
Breaking Travel News

AC Hotel Ft. Lauderdale Beach appoints Director of Sales and Marketing

mm Harry S. Johnson- December 2, 2020

Hospitality Ventures Management Group (HVMG) has announced the hiring of Javier Marquis, CHRM, as director of sales and marketing of ... Read More

Embraer’s 10-year Market Outlook identifies new air travel trends
Aviation News

Embraer’s 10-year Market Outlook identifies new air travel trends

mm Harry S. Johnson- December 2, 2020

Embraer's newly published 2020 Commercial Market Outlook examines passenger demand for air travel and new aircraft deliveries over the next ... Read More

Is it dangerous to exempt quarantine for travel up to 72 hours?
UK Travel News

Is it dangerous to exempt quarantine for travel up to 72 hours?

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- December 2, 2020

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) have joined forces ... Read More

Qatar Airways resumes flights to Tokyo Haneda
Airline News

Qatar Airways resumes flights to Tokyo Haneda

mm Harry S. Johnson- December 2, 2020

Qatar Airways announced that it will resume three-weekly flights to Tokyo Haneda, Japan from 11 December 2020. Services to the ... Read More

International nightlife industry launches app to access venues safely
Breaking Travel News

International nightlife industry launches app to access venues safely

mm Harry S. Johnson- December 2, 2020

Representatives of the nightlife sector from all around the world met virtually this past Monday in Valencia (Spain) in the ... Read More

FlyArystan launches new service to Turkistan International Airport
Airline News

FlyArystan launches new service to Turkistan International Airport

mm Harry S. Johnson- December 2, 2020

FlyArystan, the LCC division of the Air Astana Group, is the first carrier to operate services from Nur-Sultan to Turkistan ... Read More

Lufthansa Group completes sale of LSG Europe
Airline News

Lufthansa Group completes sale of LSG Europe

mm Harry S. Johnson- December 2, 2020

In December 2019, Lufthansa Group and gategroup concluded a purchase agreement for the European operations of LSG Group. This accounts ... Read More

Dusit International debuts in Singapore
Hotel & Resort News

Dusit International debuts in Singapore

mm Harry S. Johnson- December 2, 2020

Dusit International has officially expanded into Singapore with the opening of Dusit Thani Laguna Singapore in the heart of the ... Read More

German, UK and French accommodation and restaurant sector to lose $95.7 billion in 2020
European travel news

German, UK and French accommodation and restaurant sector to lose $95.7 billion in 2020

mm Harry S. Johnson- December 2, 2020

The year 2020 has been a rough one for the accommodation and restaurant industry. After the COVID-19 lockdown in the ... Read More

Consumers concerned about travel companies’ sanitary protocols
Responsible Tourism News

Consumers concerned about travel companies’ sanitary protocols

mm Harry S. Johnson- December 2, 2020

The results of a consumer survey report that shows the importance of increased sanitary protocols really matter to travelers ahead ... Read More

Sandals Resorts International Wins Big at 2020 World Travel Awards
Travel Award News

Sandals Resorts International Wins Big at 2020 World Travel Awards

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- December 2, 2020

Sandals Resorts International (SRI) announced that the company has received four prestigious awards at the 27th annual World Travel Awards Grand ... Read More

Thailand won’t open to tourists until spring of 2021
Thailand travel news

Thailand won’t open to tourists until spring of 2021

mm Harry S. Johnson- December 1, 2020

According to Thai media reports, citing Thai Minister of Sports and Tourism Pipat Ratchakitprakan, Thailand will be closed to tourists ... Read More

Brisas Group opens new Galería Plaza Collection hotel in Mexico City
Hotel & Resort News

Brisas Group opens new Galería Plaza Collection hotel in Mexico City

mm Harry S. Johnson- December 1, 2020

Mexican hospitality company, Brisas Group has recently opened its newest hotel, Galería Plaza San Jerónimo, located in the southern region ... Read More

UAE-bound Israeli commercial flights allowed to cross Saudi airspace
Airline News

UAE-bound Israeli commercial flights allowed to cross Saudi airspace

mm Harry S. Johnson- December 1, 2020

Saudi Arabia's government has officially agreed to let Israeli commercial flights cross its airspace on their way to the United ... Read More

Hooked on The Crown? Visit Malta and Follow in the Footsteps of Royalty
Malta travel news

Hooked on The Crown? Visit Malta and Follow in the Footsteps of Royalty

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- December 1, 2020

Malta has attracted celebrities from around the world, but did you know that one of Malta’s most regal guests has ... Read More

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