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eTurboNews 14 April: US Senate Hearing on Tourism and COVID

We need the US Federal Government to enact the right policies to ensure all sectors of travel can recover as quickly as possible. There is a great deal at stake, and any delay in restarting widespread travel will only harm the economy further. A U.S. economic rebound depends upon all of this.

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eTurboNews Global Update 12 APR 2021 | Ride the Train on Oahu

Today’s edition summarizes important news updates on April 12, 2021. After our global news summary, join us on a train ride on Oahu. Hosted by Dr. Peter Tarlow and Juergen Steinmetz

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Cheery Blossom Washington DC

The World Tourism Network Tour guide Interest Group organized this virtual tour of the US Capitol. Organized by Maricar Donato, Chair of the Tour Guide Interest Group WTN

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Listen to the Prime Minister after Volcano Erupted in St. Vincent

St. Lucia and Grenada, as well as Barbados and Antigua, have agreed to take refugees from St. Vincent La Soufrière volcano had experienced an “explosive eruption” A mandatory evacuation of nearby residents ordered Watch the Prime Minister on TV Ash column about 20,000 feet high heading east into the Atlantic Ocean

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eTurboNews 08 Apr 2021 Travel News

Juergen Steinmetz and Dr. Peter Tarlow present news from Texas, Airbus, the European Union, Airbus Laser Communication, Alaska Airlines, Disney Cruises and much more.

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Hawaii Tourism Authority introduction to the World Tourism Network

Hawaii Tourism was hit hard by COVID-19, but record numbers of visitors from US domestic markets are visiting the Aloha State again. Hear from Patricia Herman, the VP of Marketing and Development of the State agency in charge of tourism.

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EU Vaccine Scandal has three big winners: San Marino, Russia, and Sputnik

Despite the EU not allowing Sputnik Vaccine from Russia, the tiny Republic of San Marino may produce the Russian Sputnik vaccine in Europe soon. This may enable San Marino to come to the rescue of other European Countries in supplying the much-needed COVID-19 vaccine. San Marino has an excellent relationship with the Russian Federation and…

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Is tourism already back to normal in Hawaii

It has been quiet at the Hawaii Tourism Authority. Hotel GM’s and airlines are also quiet, but visitors arrive in the Aloha State in record numbers. It has been a busy weekend and it appears to be race between infections and vaccine.

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eTurboNews 31 March 2021

Dr. Peter Tarlow & Juergen Steinmetz

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TUI Care foundation and daily News

How the TUI Care Foundation is helping tourism communities in a different part of the world. Starting with the Daily News Update from eTurboNews presented by Dr. Peter Tarlow and Juergen Steinmetz

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Escaped from the DDR: A German | German Story of Communism, Freedom, and Prison

Holger Timmreck grew up in Communist East Germany, known as the German Democratic Republic of DDR. His dream to see the world and escape became a bitter-sweet reality. Today Holger lives in Peru. Before he spent time in a maximum-security prison run by the German Secret Police Stasi after arrested trying to flee the country.

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Tourism will not bounce back- UNWTO, WHO, the EU and the US failed

UNWTO and other international organizations failed us and tourism will not bounce back, said Dr. Taleb Rifai, former UNWTO Secretary-General The travel sector is, without a doubt, one of the most affected sectors as a result of COVID-19. Unfortunately, each government is working on its own doing what they think is best to protect its…

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eTurboNews Update 24 March 2021

eTurboNews Update March 24, 2021 with Dr. Peter Tarlow and Juergen Steinmetz, followed by a rerun of the 1 year Rebuilding Travel Discussion from March 5 with the Hon. Minister of Tourism from Eswatini, Dr. Taleb Rifai, Cuthbert Ncube and many more.

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Story Telling and Creating Memories

Paul Costello shares the art of storytelling and how to create lasting memories for travelers. Paul is a tour guide in Washington DC and teaches other guides around the world. Hosted by Maricar Donato, Chair of the Tour Guiding interest group of the World Tourism Network. Chaired by Juergen Steinmetz, World Tourism Network.

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Tourism Safety & Security in the Caribbean after COVID-19

Andrew Spencer, formerly with the Ministry of Tourism of Jamaica finished his book coauthored by Dr Peter Tarlow on the predicted safety situation for the Caribbean region. This is a discussion with Andrew Spencer within the daily eTurboNews update.

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CELEBRATE THE UN INTERNATIONAL DAY OF HAPPINESS.

Following the devastating impacts of the Covid-19 Pandemic, and calls from all sections of society for the travel and tourism industry to build back better, this inaugural event on tourism and happiness convenes senior global tourism and associated thought leaders sharing their views on how the Happiness Agenda can support tourism resilience, recovery, and sustainability….

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eTurboNews Day March 18, 2021

Dr. Peter Tarlow and Juergen Steinmetz summarize relevant news items relevant to the travel and tourism industry for today.

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The Tanzania President is dead: A tribute and a rumor

Juergen Steinmetz and Dr. Peter Tarlow are analyzing today’s news , Wednesday March 17, 2021 that make headlines in the travel and tourism industry around the globe. Today our news includes a tribute to Tanzania President HE John Magufuli who passed away today. He didn’t want COVID-19 to be a threat for his country but…

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