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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

Nigerian Lives Matter: Really?
Breaking Travel News

Nigerian Lives Matter: Really?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 22, 2020

56 innocent protesters were shot by the Nigerian army. Citizens are terrified and are hiding in their homes or on ... Read More

BER Airport Brandenburg Opening: What not to expect
Airport news

BER Airport Brandenburg Opening: What not to expect

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 22, 2020

BER, the new airport for Berlin, Germany may have a lonely opening. After waiting for years the opening on October ... Read More

What Tier 2 means for visitors in Waikiki?
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What Tier 2 means for visitors in Waikiki?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 22, 2020

Ready for a Helicopter Sightseeing Tour in Hawaii? Would you like to stay in a vacation rental instead of a ... Read More

A Tourism Hero: Agnes Mucuha of the Kenya Association of Travel Agents
Travel Award News

A Tourism Hero: Agnes Mucuha of the Kenya Association of Travel Agents

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 20, 2020

Agnes Mucuha is the Chief Executive Officer of the Kenya Association of Travel Agents in Nairobi, and she is now ... Read More

Honolulu Mayor urgent appeal to visitors on Oahu
Airport news

Honolulu Mayor urgent appeal to visitors on Oahu

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 20, 2020

Traveling to Waikiki? Outspoken Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell has an urgent message for you. Caldwell told eTurboNews he will be ... Read More

Hawaii COVID-19 response has no Plan B
USA Travel News

Hawaii COVID-19 response has no Plan B

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 18, 2020

"We know from recent experience, the anguish and damage that occur when Hawaii is not properly prepared with flexible pragmatic ... Read More

Messe Berlin has a new CEO
Meeting Industry News

Messe Berlin has a new CEO

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 18, 2020

In the midst of the greatest trade fair crisis of all time, Messe Berlin in Germany has appointed a new ... Read More

Tanzania implements a World Bank-funded tourism project
Breaking Travel News

Tanzania implements a World Bank-funded tourism project

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- October 18, 2020

Best for domestic, rural and regional tourism in East and Southern Africa, the World Bank-funded Resilient Natural Resource Management for Tourism ... Read More

Take a shower again onboard Emirates
Aviation News

Take a shower again onboard Emirates

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 18, 2020

Emirates is rolling out a redesigned onboard experience. The celebrated A380 Onboard Lounge and Shower Spa have resumed operations with ... Read More

eTN Publisher Juergen Steinmetz receives SKAL International Presidents Award
Germany Travel News

eTN Publisher Juergen Steinmetz receives SKAL International Presidents Award

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- October 17, 2020

With travel restrictions and health measures implemented due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, Skål International will for the first time ... Read More

SKAL Sustainable Tourism Award Winners
Breaking Travel News

SKAL Sustainable Tourism Award Winners

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 17, 2020

The Skål International Sustainable Tourism Awards are geared towards enhancing the visibility and grant recognition to entities from the Travel ... Read More

Pamala loves visitors! Hawaii welcomes tourists back with Aloha and open arms
Hawaii Travel News

Pamala loves visitors! Hawaii welcomes tourists back with Aloha and open arms

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 16, 2020

Pamala Taylor is native Hawaiian. She loves visitors, and she loves her job at family owned SunIsland Hawaii, listen to ... Read More

How Wi-Fi in Waikiki could save Tourism from COVID-19?
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How Wi-Fi in Waikiki could save Tourism from COVID-19?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 15, 2020

Hawaii once more is welcoming urgently-needed visitors in the midst of a coronavirus spike in the rest of the country. ... Read More

Presidential Election Watch:  Bullying and Harassment
Breaking Travel News

Presidential Election Watch: Bullying and Harassment

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 14, 2020

The Republic of Seychelles is the smallest African country in population and a holiday jewel in the Southern Indian Ocean. ... Read More

Alarm bells 12 hours away from reopening Hawaii Tourism
Hawaii Travel News

Alarm bells 12 hours away from reopening Hawaii Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 14, 2020

Hawaii is 12 hours away from reopening tourism. Today the State recorded 10 dead and 101 new cases of COVID-19. ... Read More

Hawaii Governor Ige declaring Hawaii Tourism open Thursday
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Hawaii Governor Ige declaring Hawaii Tourism open Thursday

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 13, 2020

Hawaii Governor Ige held a news briefing today to discuss additional details of the pre-travel testing program, which is set ... Read More

Welcoming Visitors back to Hawaii with Aloha for one another
Hawaii Travel News

Welcoming Visitors back to Hawaii with Aloha for one another

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 13, 2020

The beaches, the hotels, the attractions in the Aloha State of Hawaii are about to welcome visitors back to its ... Read More

ETOA Tom Jenkins: Council of Ministers adopted European travel criteria
Breaking Travel News

ETOA Tom Jenkins: Council of Ministers adopted European travel criteria

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 13, 2020

Tom Jenkins, CEO of the European Tour Operator Association (ETOA) is in a more optimistic mood today and told eTurboNews: ... Read More

Passenger Levels Still Low at Frankfurt Airport
Airport news

Passenger Levels Still Low at Frankfurt Airport

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 13, 2020

In September 2020, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) served some 1.1 million passengers – an 82.9 percent decline compared to the same ... Read More

COVID-19 depression? How Travel to Nepal could help
Breaking Travel News

COVID-19 depression? How Travel to Nepal could help

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 11, 2020

Tourism to Nepal can mean a lot more than climbing Mout Everest in Nepal. One out of three people in ... Read More

Travel Industry United in the Presidential Election
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

Travel Industry United in the Presidential Election

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 9, 2020

The United States is not the only country in the world getting ready for a big election where US citizens ... Read More

Rebuilding Travel, WTTC, all G-20 Nations and 45 CEOs have a common view
Travel Associations News

Rebuilding Travel, WTTC, all G-20 Nations and 45 CEOs have a common view

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 9, 2020

Rebuilding.travel, a global platform for tourism leaders in 120 countries, invited Maribel Rodriguez, Vice President of the World Travel and ... Read More

IMEX Group & MEET GERMANY cooperation in times of changes
Germany Travel News

IMEX Group & MEET GERMANY cooperation in times of changes

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 8, 2020

In times of change, thinking outside the box is crucial and agile, joint action is becoming increasingly important. Following this ... Read More

How the travel and tourism industry can survive Coronavirus
Travel Associations News

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

Will Hawaii open for tourism? Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell explains
Hawaii Travel News

Will Hawaii open for tourism? Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell explains

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 8, 2020

Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell today answered questions from eTurboNews, Hawaii News Online, and other reporters on whether travel to Hawaii will really ... Read More

eTurboNews Readers invited to discuss with WTTC on how to save the travel industry
Breaking Travel News

eTurboNews Readers invited to discuss with WTTC on how to save the travel industry

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 7, 2020

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) made history yesterday in coming up with a detailed plan on how to ... Read More

Boeing 737 Max: Still not safe?
Airport news

Boeing 737 Max: Still not safe?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 7, 2020

Paul Hudson is an aviation expert and attorney based in Washington DC and the founder of Flyers Rights, an advocacy ... Read More

WTTC, G20, Saudi Arabia to rescue and relaunch tourism
Breaking Travel News

WTTC, G20, Saudi Arabia to rescue and relaunch tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 6, 2020

"We are making history today!" This is the message by a shining star in the travel and tourism industry. Today ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism will not reopen as planned on October 15
Hawaii Travel News

Hawaii Tourism will not reopen as planned on October 15

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 6, 2020

There are more problems in paradise. There are more problems for Hawaii's travel and tourism industry, and there are problems ... 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

Is Tourism open or closed? Your fault or their failure?
Tourism News

Is Tourism open or closed? Your fault or their failure?

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- October 5, 2020

Is Recovery Doable? The elected and appointed men and women working in Washington, DC, spend most of their time pointing ... Read More

South Pacific Island Paradise no longer Coronavirus free
Solomon Islands travel news

South Pacific Island Paradise no longer Coronavirus free

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 5, 2020

Tourism Leaders are in a state of alarm and urged by the Solomon Island Government to follow all known procedures. ... Read More

Dubai flights from and to Bologna, Duesseldorf, Hamburg and Lyon
Airline News

Dubai flights from and to Bologna, Duesseldorf, Hamburg and Lyon

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 4, 2020

Dubai based Emirates Airlines has announced it will resume flights to Budapest (from 21 October), Bologna (1st November), Dusseldorf (1st November), Hamburg ... Read More

COVID-19 Antibody Study: A stunning observation and a game-changer?
Health News

COVID-19 Antibody Study: A stunning observation and a game-changer?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 4, 2020

If you catch COVID-19, what are the chances you will die or get severely ill? This is an important question, ... 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