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September 28, 2021

How much more dangerous is the new COVID-19 string?

The Canadian Government issued this public information release on the new string of the more transmissible COVID-19 variant. The Government of Canada has a monitoring program in place with the provinces and territories to identify new COVID-19 variants in Canada, such as the ones identified in the United Kingdom and South Africa. Continue reading How much more dangerous is the new COVID-19 string? at


Africa is Where Civilization and World Tourism Day Began

The World Tourism Network together with the African Tourism Board joined UNWTO today in celebrating World Tourism Day. September 27, 2021 was a day to forget differences, challenges and COVID-19. Tourism is inclusive for all and will succeed even better and smarter when adjusting to the COVID-19 environment. – eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News

Canadians want to travel abroad

New survey finds Canadians are longing for trips abroad, with 87 percent reporting travel being the source of some of their most cherished memories. – eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News | Continue reading: https://eturbonews.com/3004301/canadians-want-to-travel-abroad/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=canadians-want-to-travel-abroad

Airlines about to get rich off your expiring flight credits

If you cancelled or changed any flight in the past two years, be sure to claim your unused ticket value before it is too late. – eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News | Continue reading: https://eturbonews.com/3004296/airlines-about-to-get-rich-off-your-expiring-flight-credits/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=airlines-about-to-get-rich-off-your-expiring-flight-credits

World Tourism Day and Google

Google records the trends on the main tourist destinations searched on Google Maps in Italy and Europe. On the occasion of World Tourism Day, which is being celebrated today, September 27, 2021, the search engine has compiled a ranking of Italian and European destinations and made a recap of the tools and initiatives set up

Japan to end COVID-19 state of emergency this week

Japanese government however is reportedly considering allowing governors to implement COVID-19 countermeasures for the month after the existing restrictions expire. – eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News | Continue reading: https://eturbonews.com/3004266/japan-to-end-covid-19-state-of-emergency-this-week/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=japan-to-end-covid-19-state-of-emergency-this-week

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ETOA CEO Tom Jenkins has one word: “Ugh”

How to tourists travel to Europe and the UK after Brexit? These are the questions many in Europe have today after Brexit will now happen by the end of January 2020. How do travel and tourism leaders feel? “Ugh” could be interpreted as disgusting.  Ugh is the comment made to eTurboNews by the CEO of the

Australia’s South West Sustainable Tourism Observatory joins UNWTO Observatory Network

Australia’s South West Sustainable Tourism Observatory, has officially become the latest member of the World Tourism Organization’s International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories (INSTO). The Observatory will work to monitor tourism in the south-west region of Australia and help guide its sustainable development. The Australia’s South West Sustainable Tourism Observatory (ASWTO) is the first of its

UNWTO: United States moves closer to rejoining World Tourism Organization

A high-ranking official delegation from the US Department of State has met with head of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) as the United States of America moves closer to rejoining the United Nations specialized agency for tourism. Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs Kevin Moley and Assistant Secretary for Economic and Business Affairs Manisha Singh

Todays UNWTO Star: Hon. Najib Balala from Kenya

The Minister of Tourism of Kenya, The Hon. Minister Najib Balala was elected today to chair the UNWTO executive council. This election took place Friday during the UNWTO General Assembly in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Immediately after this important election the African Tourism Board chairman Cuthbert Ncube congratulated in saying: “The African Tourism Board congratulates the

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90% of UK gas pumps are dry due to panic buying

Fuel shortages have been linked to a dearth of Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGV) drivers as forecourts have struggled to get deliveries on time. – eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News | Continue reading: https://eturbonews.com/3004250/90-of-uk-gas-pumps-are-dry-due-to-panic-buying/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=90-of-uk-gas-pumps-are-dry-due-to-panic-buying


No Hero left behind on this World Tourism Day 2021

The World Tourism Network is only 18 months old, but new leaders are emerging in the global travel and tourism industry. Many of them are identified as true tourism heroes by the World Tourism Network – but who are they? – eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News | Continue reading: https://eturbonews.com/3004216/no-hero-left-behind-on-this-world-tourism-day-2021/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=no-hero-left-behind-on-this-world-tourism-day-2021


How to Rebuild Tourism with Politics Involved? Mission Impossible?

Rebuilding Travel After Covid-19 is the question asked by German tourism consultant Max Haberstroh. He feels a considerations to obtain a a strong foothold after the pandemic is the key to rebuild. – eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News | Continue reading: https://eturbonews.com/3004200/how-to-rebuild-tourism-with-politics-involved-mission-impossible/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=how-to-rebuild-tourism-with-politics-involved-mission-impossible


China regulators say no to ‘unhealthy’ cartoons

China’s administration urged internet service providers to develop channels and zones healthy for the consumption of children and adolescents, make further efforts in content regulation and program refinement, and help build cyberspace conducive to the growth of young people. – eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News | Continue reading: https://eturbonews.com/3004167/china-regulators-say-no-to-unhealthy-cartoons/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=china-regulators-say-no-to-unhealthy-cartoons


Costco to resume toilet paper and bottled water purchase rationing

A year ago there was a shortage of merchandise, now they’ve got plenty of merchandise, but there’s two to three-week delays on getting it delivered because there’s a limit on short-term changes to trucking and delivery needs of the supplier. – eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News | Continue reading: https://eturbonews.com/3004162/costco-to-resume-toilet-paper-and-bottled-water-purchase-rationing/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=costco-to-resume-toilet-paper-and-bottled-water-purchase-rationing

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