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July 23, 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


Favorites include Niagara Falls, Grand Canyon, Sahara, Mount Everest, The Dead Sea, Ha Long Bay

With some countries begin to lift restrictions for vaccinated travelers, Instagram Hashtags for famous natural wonders indicate the desire for tourists to travel. A company in the UK dealing with energy savings released a report. – eTurboNews | Travel News | Continue reading: https://eturbonews.com/2998910/favorites-include-niagara-falls-grand-canyon-sahara-mount-everest-the-dead-sea-ha-long-bay/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=favorites-include-niagara-falls-grand-canyon-sahara-mount-everest-the-dead-sea-ha-long-bay

Israel to Ban Unvaccinated Citizens from All Public Venues Including Synagogues

Those who refuse to get vaccinated “are undermining the efforts of all of us,” Israeli Prime Minister Bennett announced. – eTurboNews | Travel News | Continue reading: https://eturbonews.com/2998876/israel-to-ban-unvaccinated-citizens-from-all-public-venues-including-synagogues/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=israel-to-ban-unvaccinated-citizens-from-all-public-venues-including-synagogues

IATA questions the need for expensive PCR Tests

Flying to Hawaii requires a PCR COVID – 19. This is big business for many, including companies like Longs Drugs, Walgreens, and many more. The cost of $110-$275 for a mandatory test to avoiding quarantine can be steep and discouraging for families. IATA knows this is counterproductive when trying to get people to fly again.

Uganda Tour Guides Give Back Despite COVID-19 Setbacks

Tour Guides Forum Uganda (TGFU), as part of their community outreach last week, participated in a charity drive for vulnerable communities. – eTurboNews | Travel News Online | Continue reading: https://eturbonews.com/2998835/uganda-tour-guides-give-back-despite-covid-19-setbacks/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=uganda-tour-guides-give-back-despite-covid-19-setbacks

12 train passengers killed, 5 injured in flooded subway tunnel in China

Subway administration urgently halted train traffic and cut all power, but one train stopped at a flooded section of the tunnel. – eTurboNews | Travel News Online | Continue reading: https://eturbonews.com/2998817/12-train-passengers-killed-5-injured-in-flooded-subway-tunnel-in-china/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=12-train-passengers-killed-5-injured-in-flooded-subway-tunnel-in-china

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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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US extends closure of land borders with Canada and Mexico

It’s hard to see how allowing fully vaccinated Canadians to enter the US poses a public health threat when travel within the US is unrestricted. – eTurboNews | Travel News Online | Continue reading: https://eturbonews.com/2998804/us-extends-closure-of-land-borders-with-canada-and-mexico/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=us-extends-closure-of-land-borders-with-canada-and-mexico


Irreversible Loss: Liverpool Stripped of UNESCO World Heritage Status

Liverpool loses its World Heritage Status “due to the irreversible loss of attributes conveying the outstanding universal value of the property.” – eTurboNews | Travel News Online | Continue reading: https://eturbonews.com/2998795/irreversible-loss-liverpool-stripped-of-unesco-world-heritage-status/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=irreversible-loss-liverpool-stripped-of-unesco-world-heritage-status


IATA: Passengers Confident in Onboard Safety, Support Mask-Wearing

Most air travelers are confident about the safety of air travel and support mask-wearing in the near-term. – eTurboNews | Travel News Online | Continue reading: https://eturbonews.com/2998790/iata-passengers-confident-in-onboard-safety-support-mask-wearing/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=iata-passengers-confident-in-onboard-safety-support-mask-wearing


U.S. Justice Corrupted? B737 Max Victims had no chance against Boeing

How would one call if a prosecutor in a high profile criminal case against a giant company (Boeing) joins the law firm that defended her biggest case several month after the case. What about calling it the Boeing modus operandi, or perhaps US Justice denied? – eTurboNews | Travel News | Continue reading: https://eturbonews.com/2998772/u-s-justice-corrupted-b737-max-victims-had-no-chance-against-boeing/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=u-s-justice-corrupted-b737-max-victims-had-no-chance-against-boeing


Brunei Bans All Entry From Indonesia After Imported COVID-19 Cases Spike

Indonesia on Monday recorded 34,257 newly-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 1,338 deaths in the past 24 hours. – eTurboNews | Travel News | Continue reading: https://eturbonews.com/2998692/brunei-bans-all-entry-from-indonesia-after-imported-covid-19-cases-spike/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=brunei-bans-all-entry-from-indonesia-after-imported-covid-19-cases-spike

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