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Tanzania tax regime casts bleak future for small tour operators

Tanzania tax regime casts bleak future for small tour operators

Majority small-scale companies in the tourism and hospitality industries in Tanzania are facing a bleak future as they finding ... Read More

Regional aircraft parts depot in Dubai

Regional aircraft parts depot in Dubai

Voyageur Aviation Corp., a subsidiary of Chorus Aviation Inc. ('Chorus') (TSX: CHR), and Segers Aviation SA, a Segers Group company, ... Read More

Boeing and Biman Bangladesh Airlines announcement at Dubai Airshow

Boeing and Biman Bangladesh Airlines announcement at Dubai Airshow

Boeing ] and Biman Bangladesh Airlines (Biman) announced today at the 2019 Dubai Airshow that the carrier is expanding ... Read More

Angola Tourism has big plans with African Tourism Board

Angola Tourism has big plans with African Tourism Board

It was all smiles when African Tourism Board (ATB) Chairperson met with representatives from the Angolan Ministry of Tourism, ... Read More

Hotel History: YMCA of Greater New York

Hotel History: YMCA of Greater New York

Do you know that there is a 167-year old organization located in New York City which owns and operates ... Read More

Sardinia: Headquarters for Sannai Mirto

Sardinia: Headquarters for Sannai Mirto

There are many reasons to schedule a visit to Sardinia and they range from excellent wines and interesting cuisine ... Read More

An American tourist in Paris tonight: Spooky

An American tourist in Paris tonight: Spooky

Trying to get from his downtown Paris Airbnb to Champs-Élysées turned out to be an impossible task for American ... Read More

Etihad Airways refreshes loyalty program with rewards galore

Etihad Airways refreshes loyalty program with rewards galore

Etihad Guest’s top tier Platinum members will now benefit from a dedicated contact number for premium guest service agents ... Read More

Russian citizen shot while trying to cross illegally from Mexico to USA

Russian citizen shot while trying to cross illegally from Mexico to USA

The press service of the US Customs and Border Protection said that a US Border Patrol agent has discharged ... Read More

Sandals Resorts Hawaii? A Caribbean Vacation in Hawaii?

Sandals Resorts Hawaii? A Caribbean Vacation in Hawaii?

The Hawaiian Islands and their Caribbean counterparts are separated by thousands of miles and also by some vast cultural ... Read More

Los Angeles issues ‘juice jacking’ alert for travelers

Los Angeles issues ‘juice jacking’ alert for travelers

Travelers who need to charge their electronic devices, such as smartphones, tablets and laptops, are advised to avoid using ... Read More

Combat drone crashes next to apartment building in Russia

Combat drone crashes next to apartment building in Russia

According to the Russian Investigative Committee’s Moscow transport investigative department, an unmanned combat drone has crashed on Saturday in ... Read More

Tourists should avoid Paris as ‘Yellow Vests’ mayhem flares up again

Tourists should avoid Paris as ‘Yellow Vests’ mayhem flares up again

French police fired tear gas and doused violent protesters with water in Paris on Saturday during the clashes and ... Read More

Not ‘China’: Taiwan bans Huawei smartphones over wrong Caller ID

Not ‘China’: Taiwan bans Huawei smartphones over wrong Caller ID

Deputy director of Taiwan's National Communications Commission's Department of Frequency and Resources, Niu Hsin-ren, said that the commission directed ... Read More

US and African Union: Partnership based on mutual interests and shared values

US and African Union: Partnership based on mutual interests and shared values

Since the United States became the first non-African country to establish a dedicated diplomatic mission to the African Union ... Read More

Another selfie: Another tourist death

Another selfie: Another tourist death

Police said a French tourist died at the same spot where a Spanish tourist died in a fall in ... Read More

Mexican Caribbean ramps up UK tourism presence

Mexican Caribbean ramps up UK tourism presence

Mexican Caribbean travel leaders including Quintana Roo Tourism Board director Dario Flota Ocampo, Secretary of Tourism Marisol Vanegas Perez, ... Read More

From 2020 Lufthansa corporate customers will fly CO2 neutral

From 2020 Lufthansa corporate customers will fly CO2 neutral

In January 2020, the Lufthansa Group is launching an attractive range of climate-friendly business travel products: With the Lufthansa ... Read More

American Airlines cabin crew: Please don’t make us go back up in 737 MAX!

American Airlines cabin crew: Please don’t make us go back up in 737 MAX!

According to the Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA), some American Airlines flight attendants with want to be fully ... Read More

Bringing hidden India into the tourism limelight

Bringing hidden India into the tourism limelight

India has a rich heritage of culture, crafts, music, and other attractions to hold the attention and fancy of ... Read More

Top Singapore Travel Company in Seychelles for a familiarization visit

Top Singapore Travel Company in Seychelles for a familiarization visit

The successful visit organized through the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) with the support of various local partners, followed a ... Read More

Airbus: Single-pilot aircraft with AI will become reality over next decade

Airbus: Single-pilot aircraft with AI will become reality over next decade

Airbus Chief Technology Officer, Grazia Vittadini, said that European aerospace giant is currently working on a single-pilot aircraft model ... Read More

Etihad Airways re-launched its guest loyalty program

Etihad Airways re-launched its guest loyalty program

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has re-launched its loyalty program, Etihad Guest. The redesigned and upgraded ... Read More

International tourism continues to grow in 2019

International tourism continues to grow in 2019

As in previous years international tourism continues to grow in 2019, though not quite as strongly as before. During ... Read More

4,800 room Sugarcane Bay multi-resort development to break ground early 2020

4,800 room Sugarcane Bay multi-resort development to break ground early 2020

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has announced that Karisma Hotels and Resort is set to break ground ... Read More

Wales announces “Year of the Outdoors” for business events at IBTM 2019

Wales announces “Year of the Outdoors” for business events at IBTM 2019

Wales will be highlighting the benefits of nature for delegate wellbeing with the launch of the ‘Year of the ... Read More

Fiji Airways takes delivery of first of its two Airbus A350 XWBs

Fiji Airways takes delivery of first of its two Airbus A350 XWBs

Fiji Airways has become the first airline from the South Pacific region to take delivery of the A350 XWB, ... Read More

Minister Bartlett bats for regional tourism investment

Minister Bartlett bats for regional tourism investment

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has reiterated his call on tourism investors to look beyond developing hotels ... Read More

Venice tourist sites are drowning

Venice tourist sites are drowning

It has been over 50 years since Venice has seen flooding so severe. In 1966 a flood cause the ... Read More

Sufi Festival: Addressing human yearning for spiritual reconciliation

Sufi Festival: Addressing human yearning for spiritual reconciliation

The Thakkiya Foundation for culture and development is conducting IQRA: Kondotty Sufifest 2019 on November 16 and 17, 2019 ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board accentuates its efforts towards GCC with Emirates Airlines

Seychelles Tourism Board accentuates its efforts towards GCC with Emirates Airlines

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB), in its ongoing marketing strategy to bring the exotic destination close to the GCC ... Read More

Top 10 advantages of hiring a car with Pingouin Car Rental in Mauritius

Top 10 advantages of hiring a car with Pingouin Car Rental in Mauritius

Overview Pingouin Car Rental is a local car rental company located at Level 0, Car Rental Booth, Counter No.9, ... Read More

9 out of 10 business travelers have no control over trip cancellations

9 out of 10 business travelers have no control over trip cancellations

According to an independent research, the vast majority of business trip cancellations escape business travelers’ control. Travelers mainly abort ... Read More

Good news for The Bahamas

Good news for The Bahamas

The Islands Of The Bahamas continue to be a leading destination for travelers around the world. While the Caribbean, ... Read More

London Travel Week debuts to huge acclaim

London Travel Week debuts to huge acclaim

The launch of London Travel Week, which took place from 1st to 7th November 2019, was a great success ... Read More

Martinique takes center stage at African Diaspora International Film Festival

Martinique takes center stage at African Diaspora International Film Festival

The African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF) will celebrate its 27th anniversary from Nov. 29 to Dec. 15 with ... Read More