Tag: April

Minister: Whole Russia can be tax-free for foreign visitors by end of 2019
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Minister: Whole Russia can be tax-free for foreign visitors by end of 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

Russia's Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov today said that the tax-free system can be extended to all Russian ... Read More

Four countries, 4 days, 1 destination: Seychelles Eastern European Roadshow 2019
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Four countries, 4 days, 1 destination: Seychelles Eastern European Roadshow 2019

editor editor- June 13, 2019

On May 27, 2019, the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) set off for its annual Seychelles Dedicated Roadshow in Central and ... Read More

Rixos Premium Dubai JBR hosted 2nd Middle East Chef Excellence Awards
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Rixos Premium Dubai JBR hosted 2nd Middle East Chef Excellence Awards

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

The Hozpitality Group's 2nd Middle East Chef Excellence Awards, held on 12th June 2019 at Rixos Premium Dubai JBR. After ... Read More

Oman seeks to ‘diversify economy’ by jacking up taxes on booze, meat, tobacco and energy drinks
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Oman seeks to ‘diversify economy’ by jacking up taxes on booze, meat, tobacco and energy drinks

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Beginning June 15th, pork meat, tobacco, and alcohol as well as energy drinks in Oman will be subject to a ... Read More

Carnival Corporation: Panama Canal sailings
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Carnival Corporation: Panama Canal sailings

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 12, 2019

Carnival Corporation brands have 26 ships and over 70 voyages scheduled to sail tourists to the Panama Canal. Six of ... Read More

Why tourists are not in danger after confirmed Ebola case in Uganda
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Why tourists are not in danger after confirmed Ebola case in Uganda

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 12, 2019

There is no threat for tourists traveling currently in Uganda. Future visitors planning a trip to this East African country ... Read More

First electric scooter rider killed in Paris traffic accident
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First electric scooter rider killed in Paris traffic accident

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

A man, riding his electric scooter, was killed after collided with a truck in Paris today. The 25-year-old was riding ... Read More

Is this Hard Rock Hotel Cafe slowly poisoning guests?
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Is this Hard Rock Hotel Cafe slowly poisoning guests?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 11, 2019

It may not be safe to stay at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino-Punta Cana. "We are too busy to ... Read More

China, Saudi Arabia and travel tech dominate Arabian Travel Market 2019 agenda
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China, Saudi Arabia and travel tech dominate Arabian Travel Market 2019 agenda

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

This year’s Arabian Travel Market witnessed a 106% increase in visitors from China and a 20% increase in international visitors ... Read More

100 best outdoor dining restaurants in Canada named
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100 best outdoor dining restaurants in Canada named

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019

As we approach the first day of summer, Canadians are looking for the perfect spots to soak up some sun. ... Read More

Tourists from Maldives love to travel to India
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Tourists from Maldives love to travel to India

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 9, 2019

Maldives, India and Sri Lanka are neighbors. The Maldives relies on tourism as an export, but  Maldives citizens also love ... Read More

Air Europa announces new Malaga-Tel Aviv service
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Air Europa announces new Malaga-Tel Aviv service

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

Air Europa Líneas Aéreas, S.A.U. (Air Europa), third largest airline in Spain after Iberia and Vueling, announced plans to launch ... Read More

United, Southwest and Delta: New nonstop flights to Southern California
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United, Southwest and Delta: New nonstop flights to Southern California

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

The expansion of air service at Ontario International Airport (ONT), in Southern California, continues today with the United Airlines nonstop ... Read More

Days Hotel  by Wyndham comes to New Zealand
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Days Hotel by Wyndham comes to New Zealand

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

Days Inn by Wyndham came to New Zealand with the opening of a new landmark hotel, Days Hotel & Suites ... Read More

Japanese craftsmanship town welcomes new Hotel Oriental Express
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Japanese craftsmanship town welcomes new Hotel Oriental Express

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

Hotel Oriental Express Tokyo Kamata started its operation on April 19. The hotel was founded upon the concepts of "a ... Read More

Trump’s regime rolls out new Cuba travel restrictions , bans educational, cultural trips
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Trump’s regime rolls out new Cuba travel restrictions , bans educational, cultural trips

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

US Government announced new extensive restrictions on travel to Cuba by United States citizens, effectively banning most of educational and ... Read More

Volaris: 28% passenger growth and 88% load factor in May 2019
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Volaris: 28% passenger growth and 88% load factor in May 2019

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

Volaris is the low-cost airline operating in Mexico, the United States and Central America, reported May 2019 and preliminary year ... Read More

FAA breaks ground for new Air Traffic Control Tower at Piedmont Triad International Airport
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FAA breaks ground for new Air Traffic Control Tower at Piedmont Triad International Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) held a groundbreaking ceremony today for a new Air Traffic Control ... Read More

Puerto Rico Tourism hungry for good news: Today best news in 8 years
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Puerto Rico Tourism hungry for good news: Today best news in 8 years

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 5, 2019

Puerto Rico is hungry for good news after the island's tourism industry came to an all-time low after a devastating ... Read More

Are you still wearing extra clothes to avoid baggage fees?
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Are you still wearing extra clothes to avoid baggage fees?

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

Passengers who don extra clothes to avoid fees charged for overweight baggage is not an acceptable practice according to 42% ... Read More

Travel Trends Index: Steady April growth, but international outlook alarms
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Travel Trends Index: Steady April growth, but international outlook alarms

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

Overall travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.0% in April, including an expected 5.6% recovery surge in year-over-year international ... Read More

Friendliest Travel Country on Earth Joins African Tourism Board
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Friendliest Travel Country on Earth Joins African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 3, 2019

Uganda is the latest country joining the African Tourism Board as a member. For Ugandans welcoming all nationalities is an ... Read More

Sustainability Report published by Qatar Airways
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Sustainability Report published by Qatar Airways

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

Qatar Airways Group today published its Sustainability Report 18 (covering the period 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018), detailing ... Read More

Middle East & North Africa hotels: Occupancy surges, profits drop
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Middle East & North Africa hotels: Occupancy surges, profits drop

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

Occupancy levels at hotels in the Middle East & North Africa surged to 78.2 percent in April, but it was ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Visitor spending declined 6.2 percent in April 2019
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Hawaii Tourism: Visitor spending declined 6.2 percent in April 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.33 billion in April 2019, a decrease of 6.2 percent compared ... Read More

Russian visitors are coming to Asia Pacific in record numbers
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Russian visitors are coming to Asia Pacific in record numbers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 30, 2019

It’s a boom time for Russian arrivals in Asia-Pacific (APAC) countries, thanks to a doubling in seat capacity on direct ... Read More

Tivoli exhibition open to tourists this summer: Eva vs. Eva
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Tivoli exhibition open to tourists this summer: Eva vs. Eva

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 30, 2019

At Villa d'Este in Tivoli, an exhibition was inaugurated and dedicated to the dual value of the feminine in the ... Read More

20 people killed, 31 injured in fiery Mexico bus crash
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20 people killed, 31 injured in fiery Mexico bus crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

A crash involving a bus and a tractor-trailer in Mexico's eastern state of Veracruz on Wednesday left 20 people dead, ... Read More

IATA:  Air cargo demand continues negative 2019 trend
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IATA: Air cargo demand continues negative 2019 trend

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne ... Read More

European hotels’ profits down for a fifth consecutive month
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European hotels’ profits down for a fifth consecutive month

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

Profit per room at hotels in mainland Europe fell for a fifth consecutive month in April, as revenue levels continued ... Read More

Chinese tourism is FIT and healthy
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Chinese tourism is FIT and healthy

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 29, 2019

“Chinese tourism is FIT and healthy.” That is the latest evaluation after a research company analysed over 17 million flight ... Read More

IATA: Solid Passenger Demand Growth in April
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IATA: Solid Passenger Demand Growth in April

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 29, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for April 2019 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometers ... Read More

American Airlines launches new nonstop flight from New York’s JFK to St. Kitts
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American Airlines launches new nonstop flight from New York’s JFK to St. Kitts

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

Continuing to expand upon a successful airline-destination partnership, American Airlines will fly a second weekly nonstop flight from New York’s ... Read More

UK hotels suffer their largest profit decline since late 2016
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UK hotels suffer their largest profit decline since late 2016

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

Hotels in the UK suffered their largest margin of year-on-year profit decline since late 2016, as ancillary revenues fell and ... Read More

AfCFTA: World’s largest free trade zone launches in Africa this week
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AfCFTA: World’s largest free trade zone launches in Africa this week

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will come into force on Thursday. It will be the largest free trade ... Read More

A piece of American history, ancient culture, white sandy beaches and so remote like no place else?
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A piece of American history, ancient culture, white sandy beaches and so remote like no place else?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

Where can you find a piece of American history and ancient culture like no other place else? Where can you ... Read More