Author: Juergen T Steinmetz

              Juergen Thomas Steinmetz has continuously worked in the travel and tourism industry since he was a teenager in Germany (1977). He founded eTurboNews in 1999 as the first online newsletter for the global travel tourism industry.

              Airport news

              New measures at London Heathrow to reduce risk for passengers

              Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 15, 2020

              London Heathrow airport unveils further measures that reduce the risk of contracting or transmitting COVID-19 at the airport. The UK’s ... Read More

              Hyatt, Marriott, Bookings.com are fake media for Hawaii hotel bookings
              Hawaii Travel News

              Hyatt, Marriott, Bookings.com are fake media for Hawaii hotel bookings

              Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 15, 2020

              The travel and tourism industry is on life support. Even giant companies are struggling to keep the light on. Hundreds ... Read More

              Qatar Air Blockade Ruling: A victory over UAE, Bahrain, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia
              Qatar Travel News

              Qatar Air Blockade Ruling: A victory over UAE, Bahrain, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia

              Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 14, 2020

              This is good news not only for Qatar Airways, but for Qatar as a nation. Step by step the arguments ... Read More

              Halekulani Hotel sets a trend in keeping Waikiki Resort closed for a year
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              Halekulani Hotel sets a trend in keeping Waikiki Resort closed for a year

              Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 14, 2020

              Together with the Royal Hawaiian Hotel, the Halekulani in Waikiki has been regarded as a luxury and a hotel with ... Read More

              Visit the Florida Keys? Enjoy a “Quarantine” with Toilet Paper Included
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              Visit the Florida Keys? Enjoy a “Quarantine” with Toilet Paper Included

              Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 14, 2020

              The Florida Keys closed for tourism on March 22 at 6 pm and was closed for 72 days, and then ... Read More

              No tourism in Hawaii until at least September: Governor Ige announcement
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              No tourism in Hawaii until at least September: Governor Ige announcement

              Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 13, 2020

              No visitors are allowed to the Aloha State without observing a two-week quarantine. This status was now officially extended for ... Read More

              Another Tourism Minister has Coronavirus
              Business Travel News

              Another Tourism Minister has Coronavirus

              Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 13, 2020

              Karnataka is a state in southwest India with Arabian Sea coastlines. The capital, Bengaluru (formerly Bangalore), is a high-tech hub ... Read More

              Thailand stays so amazing when reopening tourism resilient Thai Style
              Thailand travel news

              Thailand stays so amazing when reopening tourism resilient Thai Style

              Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 13, 2020

              Thailand is hurting and the tourism industry of Amazing Thailand is bleeding. The people in the Siam Kingdom are once ... Read More

              Fraport Traffic Figures – June 2020: Passenger Numbers Remain at Very Low Levels
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              Fraport Traffic Figures – June 2020: Passenger Numbers Remain at Very Low Levels

              Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 13, 2020

              In June 2020, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) served a total of 599,314 passengers, representing a 90.9 percent decline year-on-year. For the ... Read More

              PATA CEO Mario Hardy urges Hawaii Governor Ige to keep Tourism closed, but….
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              PATA CEO Mario Hardy urges Hawaii Governor Ige to keep Tourism closed, but….

              Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 13, 2020

              Keep the Hawaii Visitors Industry closed after August 1 is a reasonable approach, said to Dr. Mario Hardy, CEO of ... Read More

              Incheon introduces nature tourist spots in this Korean City
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              Incheon introduces nature tourist spots in this Korean City

              Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 13, 2020

              Incheon, the gateway city of Korea, introduced healing urban spaces of its city through 'Incheonjichang', summer edition, 2020. 'Incheonjichang' is ... Read More

              UK said no to Air Peace for its evacuation flight from London to Lagos
              Airline News

              UK said no to Air Peace for its evacuation flight from London to Lagos

              Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 13, 2020

              The Nigerian Federal Government said it will review its air agreements with various countries as a result of the unacceptable ... Read More

              Be Inspired: Morocco COVID-19 low but extends emergency
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              Be Inspired: Morocco COVID-19 low but extends emergency

              Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 13, 2020

              Morocco extended on Thursday an emergency decree until Aug. 10? in response to the coronavirus outbreak.? Domestic travel has resumed, ... Read More

              The reason Ukraine International Airlines PS752 was shut down over Iran
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              The reason Ukraine International Airlines PS752 was shut down over Iran

              Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 13, 2020

              During a conflict situation between Iran and the United States, a Ukraine International Airlines Flight was shot down by the ... Read More

              German Travel Warnings for Tanzania, Seychelles, Mauritius, and Namibia challenged
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              German Travel Warnings for Tanzania, Seychelles, Mauritius, and Namibia challenged

              Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 11, 2020

              In Germany, two tour operators specialists in travel to Africa have filed a legal action at the Berlin Administrative Court ... Read More

              Traveling? Wear a mask and share your holiday photo with WTTC
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              Traveling? Wear a mask and share your holiday photo with WTTC

              Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 10, 2020

              WTTC includes the wearing of a face mask as the new normal when traveling.? They are so convinced, that they ... Read More

              Did 6 fully loaded Boeing 737 Max crash in the US? The new normal in America
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              Did 6 fully loaded Boeing 737 Max crash in the US? The new normal in America

              Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 10, 2020

              960 passengers and crew dead. This would be the result if 6 fully booked Boeing 737 - Max 7 crashed ... Read More

              The Future of Short Haul Travel in Europe looks bright
              Airport news

              The Future of Short Haul Travel in Europe looks bright

              Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 9, 2020

              According to the European Travel Commission’s (ETC) latest quarterly report “European Tourism: Trends & Prospects”, the global health crisis has ... Read More

              GVB Board selects Gutierrez & Perez to continue leading Guam Visitors Bureau
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              GVB Board selects Gutierrez & Perez to continue leading Guam Visitors Bureau

              Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 9, 2020

              The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) has announced that former Governor Carl T.C. Gutierrez will remain as GVB President and CEO, ... Read More

              COVID-19 free Kingdom remains closed with Exceptions for New Zealand
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              COVID-19 free Kingdom remains closed with Exceptions for New Zealand

              Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 9, 2020

              The Kingdom of the Cook Island Prime Minister Henry Puna has declared the Cook Islands "a COVID-19 free zone", however ... Read More

              Progress in Chapter 11 tranche financing for LATAM Airlines
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              Progress in Chapter 11 tranche financing for LATAM Airlines

              Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 9, 2020

              LATAM Airlines Group S.A. (‘LATAM’) today presented the second tranche financing proposal to the Court of the Southern District of ... Read More

              Hawaii Tourism: Honolulu Mayor alarmed, Hawaii Governor avoids questions
              Travel News

              Hawaii Tourism: Honolulu Mayor alarmed, Hawaii Governor avoids questions

              Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 8, 2020

              Honolulu Mayor Caldwell today introduced a “Fish to Dish” program to support O‘ahu’s critical fisheries infrastructure when a new record ... Read More

              PATA joins with the Asian Development Bank to expand Crisis Resource Center
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              PATA joins with the Asian Development Bank to expand Crisis Resource Center

              Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 7, 2020

              The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is collaborating with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to expand its Crisis Resource Center ... Read More

              Coronavirus lock down back in Melbourne, Australia
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              Coronavirus lock down back in Melbourne, Australia

              Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 7, 2020

              Recently considered by Hawaii to be included in the first tourism bubble, coronavirus is back in Melbourne. Five million people ... Read More

              Carnival will be notifying guests and travel agents on Tuesday
              Cruise Industry News

              Carnival will be notifying guests and travel agents on Tuesday

              Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 7, 2020

              Carnival Cruise Line will be notifying guests and travel agents on Tuesday of revisions to the delivery of its newest ... Read More

              List of countries allowed to visit the United Kingdom, and list of countries not allowed
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              List of countries allowed to visit the United Kingdom, and list of countries not allowed

              Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 6, 2020

              If you like to visit the United Kingdom you should better look at the list of countries allowed to do ... Read More

              African hotel pipeline remains resilient despite unprecedented challenges
              Business Travel News

              African hotel pipeline remains resilient despite unprecedented challenges

              Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 6, 2020

              The African hospitality investment experts, Wayne Troughton shared unique insights in the first ‘Virtual Hotel Club’ held in early July, ... Read More

              Domestic Tourism boom expected for New Zealand with renewed Auckland- Invercargill air service
              Airline News

              Domestic Tourism boom expected for New Zealand with renewed Auckland- Invercargill air service

              Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 6, 2020

              Invercargill is a city near the southern tip of New Zealand’s South Island. It’s a gateway to wilderness areas including ... Read More

              Wear a mask in Waikiki! Hawaii Tourists take an oath administrated by the mayor
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              Wear a mask in Waikiki! Hawaii Tourists take an oath administrated by the mayor

              Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 6, 2020

              Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell today arrived on a bicycle wearing shorts, a red and white shirt with a matching facemask. ... Read More

              Is Walt Disney World endangering children and parents when reopening in Orlando?
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              Is Walt Disney World endangering children and parents when reopening in Orlando?

              Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 5, 2020

              How safe can this be? Social Distancing, masks, and hygiene will be the key to reopening Disney? This week, happy ... Read More

              Red Rock Resort  President Richard Haskins died
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              Red Rock Resort President Richard Haskins died

              Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 5, 2020

              Red Rock Resorts and Station Casinos in Las Vegas announced Saturday afternoon that its president died earlier in the day ... Read More

              Fort Lauderdale Tourism message of Aloha for Hawaii: Save lives!
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              Fort Lauderdale Tourism message of Aloha for Hawaii: Save lives!

              Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 4, 2020

              Happy 4th of July from America!? Today is our Nation's birthday. Today Fort Lauderdale in Florida and the Island State ... Read More

              Ecolog Announces Walk-In COVID-19 Testing Facility at Eindhoven Airport
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              Ecolog Announces Walk-In COVID-19 Testing Facility at Eindhoven Airport

              Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 3, 2020

              Ecolog Deutschland, part of the Ecolog International Group, a leading global provider of integrated services, technology, environmental solutions, logistics, engineering ... Read More

              Wait before booking your Hawaii vacation. New regulations may be in the pipeline
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              Wait before booking your Hawaii vacation. New regulations may be in the pipeline

              Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 3, 2020

              When asked by eTurboNews, Honolulu County Mayor Kirk Caldwell indicated he would consider a delay in allowing visitors from the ... Read More

              Should Germans travel again to Africa?
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              Should Germans travel again to Africa?

              Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 2, 2020

              The German Development Minister Gerd Müller (CSU) has asked Foreign Minister Heiko Maas (SPD) to review the travel restrictions imposed ... Read More

              Will travel and tourism reopen? A difficult truth revealed
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              Will travel and tourism reopen? A difficult truth revealed

              Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 1, 2020

              COVID 19 has been forcing the global travel and tourism industry to its knees. Organizations including UNWTO, WTTC, ETOA, PATA, ... Read More

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