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Etihad becomes first airline in the world with 100% of crew on board vaccinated

Etihad becomes first airline in the world with 100% of crew on board vaccinated

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has become the first airline in the world with all its operating pilots and cabin crew vaccinated to help curb the spread of COVID-19 and give passengers who travel with the airline peace of mind. In January 2021, Etihad was awarded Diamond status for ensuring […]

Singapore Tourism Board bets big on MICE with virtual show in March

Singapore Tourism Board bets big on MICE with virtual show in March

Singapore Tourism Board (STB) is all set to organise a MICE virtual show on 3-4 March 2021. The show will create awareness about the preparedness of Singapore for organising MICE events. As many as 40 suppliers including convention centres, hotels, unique meeting venues, destination management companies and tour operators of Singapore is expected to participate […]

PATA unveils new chair and executive board to lead industry into post-Covid future and beyond

PATA unveils new chair and executive board to lead industry into post-Covid future and beyond

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has announced the ratification of the new PATA executive board. Soon-Hwa Wong has been formally endorsed as the chair of the association’s executive board and replaces Dr. Chris Bottrill who was elected chair in May 2018 and remains a member of the executive board as immediate past chair. Soon-Hwa […]

Hoping for true love? Thai tourism board plays cupid

Hoping for true love? Thai tourism board plays cupid

If you are single living in Thailand and hoping to retire from singlehood, would you give Tourism Authority of Thailand a chance to find your match? In its latest scheme to resuscitate tourism in the country, the Thai tourism board paired with popular dating app Tinder to launch ‘Single Journey’ tours targeting singletons and bringing […]

Maharashtra Tourism to create events board

Maharashtra Tourism to create events board

On the events industry front, Maharashtra Tourism is forming an Events Board, talks for which have been on since early 2020. “We wanted to build the hospitality industry as a core industry for the state. Likewise, with the event industry, Maharashtra has no dearth of talent and audience,” said Aaditya Thackeray, minister for tourism, environment […]

Indonesian authorities confirm that Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737 with 65 on board crashed into Jakarta Bay

Indonesian authorities confirm that Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737 with 65 on board crashed into Jakarta Bay

At least 65 people – 53 passengers, including 10 children, and 12 crewmembers were on board of crashed Indonesian Boeing 737-500 passenger plane Continue reading Indonesian authorities confirm that Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737 with 65 on board crashed into Jakarta Bay at eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online. The post Indonesian authorities confirm that […]

Israel tourism board proposes mid-2021 reopening

Israel tourism board proposes mid-2021 reopening

The Israel Ministry of Tourism has prepared a work plan for bringing back tourists in the middle of 2021. The plan includes adaptation to the corona era in all areas covered by the ministry’s activities – marketing, infrastructure and the tourist experience. The year 2020, which began with optimism for another record-breaking year for incoming […]

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