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Minister: Egypt’s tourism had a leap in 2017 and large boom in 2018

Minister: Egypt’s tourism had a leap in 2017 and large boom in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 02:20 0

Speaking at a press conference with the board of the Egyptian Tourism Federation on Monday, Egyptian Tourism Minister Rania al-Mashat praised the country's tourism sector ... Read More

Ugandan conservationists capture rare footage of elusive giant pangolin

Ugandan conservationists capture rare footage of elusive giant pangolin

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019 18:15 0

Conservationists from Chester Zoo have captured ‘momentous’ video footage of the elusive giant pangolin at Ziwa Rhino Ranch in Uganda – part of an ongoing ... Read More

China uses tourism to pressure New Zealand to make spying easier

China uses tourism to pressure New Zealand to make spying easier

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 15, 2019 06:32 0

Is China keen to export telecommunication equipment to spy on countries. New Zealand thinks so, and tourism has to suffer as a China retaliates. China ... Read More

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019 23:36 0

The European Union yesterday renewed sanctions against Zimbabwe after condemning the chaotic situation of human right abuses in that Southern African country. Here is what ... Read More

Florida’s Key West bans sunscreen products to protect coral

Florida’s Key West bans sunscreen products to protect coral

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019 16:27 0

Key West city officials have approved a ban on sunscreen products containing two chemicals that studies have found to negatively impact coral and marine organisms. ... Read More

IATA: Healthy airline passenger demand continued in 2018

IATA: Healthy airline passenger demand continued in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019 18:31 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for 2018 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose by a healthy ... Read More

In Amsterdam, tourism growth is not the enemy, bad management is

In Amsterdam, tourism growth is not the enemy, bad management is

editor editor- February 1, 2019 04:59 2

As former Secretary General of the UNWTO, the specialized agency of the UN mandated with promoting healthy and sustainable tourism, I am watching with concern ... Read More

Malaysia stripped of World Paralympic event over ‘rabid anti-Semitism’

Malaysia stripped of World Paralympic event over ‘rabid anti-Semitism’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 27, 2019 16:53 0

Malaysia was stripped of the right to host the 2019 World Paralympic Swimming Championships by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) after the country banned Israeli ... Read More

Russia: Passengers or not, ‘disaster-threatening’ aircraft will be shot down

Russia: Passengers or not, ‘disaster-threatening’ aircraft will be shot down

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 26, 2019 19:35 0

The Russian defense ministry wants to confirm its authority to shoot down planes that violate the country’s airspace and threaten a major disaster or loss ... Read More

Updated US Travel Advisory for China: Will China tourism officials retaliate?

Updated US Travel Advisory for China: Will China tourism officials retaliate?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2019 21:45 0

Every day 8000 Chinese tourists enter the United States, and every day an average of 5000 American tourists enter China. Americans should exercise increased caution ... Read More

India advocate: Let Mumbai celebrate all night long

India advocate: Let Mumbai celebrate all night long

editor editor- December 27, 2018 21:06 0

Advocate pushes for Mumbai government to allow non-residential zones in urban areas to remain open all night for legal entertainment Read More

Iran: ‘No documented proof’ of Mahan Air ban by Germany

Iran: ‘No documented proof’ of Mahan Air ban by Germany

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 24, 2018 18:15 0

Iranian civil aviation denied some media reports that Germany is planning to ban flights of Iran's Mahan Air to Germany in January, Press TV reported. ... Read More

Thai Tourism Minister outlines measures to balance, manage and distribute visitor numbers

Thai Tourism Minister outlines measures to balance, manage and distribute visitor numbers

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 10, 2018 22:17 0

Embarking upon a quality over quantity approach to future development, the Ministry of Tourism and Sports has initiated a number of measures to better balance, ... Read More

IATA: Airline passenger demand rebounds in October

IATA: Airline passenger demand rebounds in October

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2018 07:30 1

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for October showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) rose 6.3% ... Read More

Saudi Arabia Set To Build New Futuristic Mega-City for Tourism

Saudi Arabia Set To Build New Futuristic Mega-City for Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 25, 2017 14:06 4

Saudi Arabia is not the first country that most tourists think to visit. But if the Saudi Crown Prince has his way, the new city ... Read More

Turkish Airlines bans its flight attendants from wearing red lipstick

Turkish Airlines bans its flight attendants from wearing red lipstick

editor editor- May 2, 2013 10:04 0

Turkish Airlines has banned air hostesses from wearing brightly-colored lipsticks such as red or pink, a move which has sparked fierce debate as the government ... Read More

India: Visitors on tourist visa should not engage in journalistic activities

India: Visitors on tourist visa should not engage in journalistic activities

editor editor- January 3, 2013 06:25 0

NEW DELHI, India - Observing that many foreigners visiting India on tourist visa are involved in journalistic activities, the Union home ministry on Wednesday asked ... Read More

Saudi Arabia bans smoking in all tourist locations

Saudi Arabia bans smoking in all tourist locations

editor editor- December 3, 2012 02:43 0

Saudi Arabia’s General Commission for Tourism and Antiquities has imposed a ban on smoking at all tourism facilities. Read More

Vietnam bans construction of unsafe wooden tourist boats

Vietnam bans construction of unsafe wooden tourist boats

editor editor- December 3, 2012 02:32 0

Building new wooden tour boats equipped with sleeping cabins will be forbidden starting from May 1, 2013 in an effort to ensure tourists’ safety after ... Read More

Dutch government announces ban on the use of wild animals in circuses

Dutch government announces ban on the use of wild animals in circuses

editor editor- November 2, 2012 04:58 0

ALMERE, The Netherlands - In their coalition agreement presented to the public on the 29th of October, the new Dutch government announced a ban on ... Read More

Indian tourism to Nepal drops 50 percent after license plate ban

Indian tourism to Nepal drops 50 percent after license plate ban

editor editor- October 5, 2012 08:09 0

KATHMANDU, Nepal - The CPN-Maoist’s move to ban Indian number plate vehicles from entering Nepal has directly affected tourist arrivals by land. Read More

Czech Republic bans hard liquor after bootleg booze kills 19

Czech Republic bans hard liquor after bootleg booze kills 19

editor editor- September 17, 2012 12:14 0

The sale of hard liquor has been banned in the Czech Republic, after 19 people died and dozens were poisoned by methanol-laced bootleg vodka and ... Read More

India extends tiger tourism ban till September 27

India extends tiger tourism ban till September 27

editor editor- August 30, 2012 09:08 0

NEW DELHI, India - Extending the ban on tourism in core tiger reserve areas till September 27, the Supreme Court today indicated it was not ... Read More

Tourism chiefs: Cornwall NOT “English” tourist destination

Tourism chiefs: Cornwall NOT “English” tourist destination

editor editor- August 9, 2012 06:56 0

Its reputation as a pocket of nationalist rebellion has long formed part of Cornish folklore. Read More

Indian court bans all tourist activities in tiger reserves

Indian court bans all tourist activities in tiger reserves

editor editor- July 26, 2012 06:54 0

Following the Supreme Court ban, the Department of Forests has stopped all tourism activities in the core areas of tiger reserves in Bandipur, Nagarahole, Anshi-Dandeli, ... Read More

Russia and Belarus in airline dispute

Russia and Belarus in airline dispute

editor editor- April 7, 2012 02:05 0

MOSCOW, Russia - Belarusian national airline Belavia said it has been barred from flying to any destination in Russia except Moscow. Read More

Russia may bar its airlines from EU carbon scheme

Russia may bar its airlines from EU carbon scheme

editor editor- February 21, 2012 05:30 0

MOSCOW, Russia - Russian flag carrier Aeroflot said on Monday that Russia may ban its carriers from carbon emission trading in protest against EU law ... Read More

China bans its carriers from EU Emissions Trading Scheme

China bans its carriers from EU Emissions Trading Scheme

editor editor- February 7, 2012 08:53 0

China has "banned" all airlines in the country from joining the European Union's Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) aimed at cutting carbon emissions. Read More

Government lifts ban on spas in tourist resorts and hotels

Government lifts ban on spas in tourist resorts and hotels

editor editor- January 5, 2012 06:50 0

The government in the Maldives has lifted a nationwide ban on spas and massage parlors, revoking a circular sent by the Tourism Ministry last week ... Read More

Baldwin’s 30 Rock may not fly American Airlines any more

Baldwin’s 30 Rock may not fly American Airlines any more

editor editor- December 13, 2011 04:57 0

It seems that some the airline industry did not find Alec Baldwin's faux-apology on Saturday Night Live so funny after all. Read More

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