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January 28, 2022

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


Why Drones Swarm Korean Airlines Planes?

For many airlines, drones are a safety hazard. Not for this Sky Tea member airlines. Korean Airlines flies to 120 cities in 43 countries, employs 20,000 people, and carried 27 million passengers in 2019. Korean Airlines will actually rely on drones or better swarms of drones to make its maintenance safer. – eTurboNews | Trends

New Travel Recovery Takes an Evolution

2022 will see the continued progress toward recovery as the hotel industry responds to the evolving needs of the “new” traveler. Hotels will need the foresight and the flexibility to manage through continued volatility. But the challenges of the previous years haveprepared hotels well to seize the opportunities ahead. – eTurboNews | Trends | Travel

The New Traveler: Seeking Purpose as the World Reopens

The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) is the sole national association representing all segments of the U.S. lodging industry. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., AHLA focuses on strategic advocacy, communications support and workforce development programs to move the industry forward. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, hospitality was the first industry impacted and it

2022 State of the Hotel Industry Report

As much as 2020 was a watershed year for the hotel industry, so was 2021. While the pandemic continued, the industry began to re-emerge, fueled by national vaccine distribution and consumer optimism. The American Hotel and Lodging Association first State of the Hotel Industry report, released in January 2022, demonstrated just how resilient the hotel

Chairman Dr. Walter Mzembi is the New Hope for African Tourism

World Tourism Network is the organization behind the ongoing rebuilding.travel discussion with tourism stakeholders in 128 countries. Africa always played an important role in these discussions. – eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News | Continue reading: https://eturbonews.com/3015275/chairman-dr-walter-mzembi-is-the-new-hope-for-african-tourism/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=chairman-dr-walter-mzembi-is-the-new-hope-for-african-tourism

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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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TSA: Illegal aliens can use arrest warrants as flight IDs

In today’s letter to Congressman Lance Gooden (R-Texas), TSA confirmed that while US citizens and permanent residents seeking to fly need to show a federally issued ‘real ID’ with a matching photo at airports, the “Warrant for Arrest of Alien” and a “Warrant of Removal/Deportation” issued by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) are considered acceptable forms of “alternate


Ireland to scrap most of its COVID-19 restrictions tomorrow

Irish tourist industry, which has been particularly hard hit by one of Europe’s toughest lockdown regimes, welcomed the decision. – eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News | Continue reading: https://eturbonews.com/3015138/ireland-to-scrap-most-of-its-covid-19-restrictions-tomorrow/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ireland-to-scrap-most-of-its-covid-19-restrictions-tomorrow


Launch of the New “Explore Uganda” Tourism Brand makes Ugandan and African Tourism Proud

The Uganda President Yoweri Museveni has launched Destination Uganda brand ‘Explore Uganda’ as his government seeks to sustainably promote the Pearl of Africa as a competitive tourism destination for inclusive development. – eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News | Continue reading: https://eturbonews.com/3015130/launch-of-the-new-explore-uganda-tourism-brand-makes-ugandan-and-african-tourism-proud/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=launch-of-the-new-explore-uganda-tourism-brand-makes-ugandan-and-african-tourism-proud

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