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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

How is the Effect of Renewed Competition between Airbus and Boeing ?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

The revival of competition between Boeing and Airbus is expected to result in record delivery of the highly popular narrow-body platforms and a 9.4% year-on-year ... Read More

More tourists visiting Ireland but spending less

editor editor- June 13, 2019

Between January and March in 2018 and the same period this year, tourism numbers in Ireland increased from 1.921 million ... Read More

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019

In an advertisement in “The New Vision” daily by the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) on June 7, a notice of ... Read More

Accor hospitality group: Significant growth in North & Central America

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

Global hospitality group Accor continues to present record growth figures in North & Central America, a key region for the ... Read More

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

Tanzania tour operators want reforms to improve business landscape

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- June 11, 2019

Tanzania tour operators are upbeat at the news that the government would execute the reforms highlighted on the blueprint to ... Read More

UNIGLOBE Alliance Travel and UNIGLOBE Travel Partners-NJ named UNIGLOBE TMCs of the year

editor editor- June 10, 2019

UNIGLOBE Travel International has announced a tie for its Travel Management Company (TMC) of the Year award. Tied for top ... Read More

10 most accessible cities in Europe named

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

While many of us would love to travel the world, it’s not always easy for those with limited mobility and ... Read More

Israeli tourism up 11.1% with 440,000 tourist entries in May

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 8, 2019

According to Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics, approximately 440,000 tourist entries were recorded in May 2019, 11.1% more than May ... Read More

IATA Resolution calls for Implementation of Global Carbon Offsetting Scheme

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 7, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) 75th Annual General Meeting (AGM) overwhelmingly approved a resolution calling on governments to continue ... Read More

Choice Hotels corporate travel focus

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

Choice Hotels International, Inc. will launch a new nationwide advertising campaign June 17 that reinforces its commitment to welcoming both ... Read More

7 new technologies that will rock the future of air travel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Air travel technology is changing at a rapid pace –– what can we expect to see in the near future? ... Read More

Brand USA unveils new marketing initiatives at IPW 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Brand USA kicked off IPW 2019 by outlining innovative marketing plans all aimed at promoting the United States as a ... Read More

UNWTO: Exports from international tourism hit $1.7 trillion

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Exports generated by international tourism reached USD 1.7 trillion in 2018, a 4% increase in real terms over the previous ... Read More

United Airlines: Most eco-friendly commercial flight

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

United Airlines made history today – World Environment Day – with the departure of the Flight for the Planet, the ... Read More

$840 million in DOT infrastructure grants to 381 US airports announced

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $840 million ... Read More

Vancouver International Airport expansion updates

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) celebrated a major milestone with a steel topping ceremony for the expansion of the airport's International ... Read More

Timbers Resorts appoints Sean McLaughlin chief financial officer

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

Timbers Resorts, the leading developer and operator of luxury boutique properties around the globe, announces today the appointment of esteemed ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there

editor editor- June 5, 2019

Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association President and CEO was the first to speak at the U.S. Travel Association’s IPW Press ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association’s IPW brings thousands together

editor editor- June 4, 2019

IPW gathers travel professionals—including U.S. destinations, hotels, attractions, sports teams and transportation companies, and international tour operators, buyers and wholesalers ... Read More

UNIGLOBE Travel recognizes top professionals and agencies worldwide

editor editor- June 4, 2019

UNIGLOBE Travel International has announced the 2019 recipients of its performance and service awards. Winners were announced at the organization’s ... Read More

Arkansas tourism is open for business!

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

Summertime is fun time in Arkansas, and our state is open for business and waiting to welcome you to The ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019

Alongside President and Secretary Clinton, Jamaica's Minister for Tourism, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett spoke today the ongoing 4th meeting of ... Read More

SB Architects Unveils Seven New Hospitality Projects  in North America and Mexico

editor editor- June 4, 2019

Full-service global architecture firm, SB Architects, has been breaking ground in hotel, residential and mixed-use design for almost 60 years, ... Read More

China warns students planning to study in US to ‘strengthen risk assessment’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

The government of China warned its citizens on Monday of the risk in planning to study abroad at an American ... Read More

Tourism Nova Scotia and WestJet Airlines launch London taxi campaign

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

Tourism Nova Scotia announced a new London taxi campaign in partnership with Canadian airline WestJet. With a fleet of 14 ... Read More

Celebrate World Environment Day by being a more sustainable hotel guest

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

With a growing concern over climate change, the environment is high on everyone’s agendas. But how can hotel guests be ... Read More

Hodges Ward Elliott appoints new Hotel Group President

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

Hodges Ward Elliott, an independent hotel brokerage and investment-banking firm, with offices in New York, Atlanta, Los Angeles and London, ... Read More

Qatar Airways recognized for its commitment to preventing illegal endangered wildlife trade

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

Qatar Airways is today celebrating becoming the world’s first airline to achieve a new industry standard for the prevention of ... Read More

U.S. Travel means High Sierra Peanut Butter Shakes in Anaheim, California

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

IPW 2019 opened in Anaheim, California today reminding the travel and tourism world, that the United States of America is ... Read More

IATA sets trends for Global Aviation on Environment, Slots, Baggage Tracking, One ID and Disabled Passengers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

IATA's 75th Annual General Meeting in Seoul, South Korea passed five important resolutions setting the trend in the global aviation ... Read More

IATA forecast for global aviation in 2019 is not so good for reasons listed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a downgrade of its 2019 outlook for the global air transport industry to ... Read More

Wyndham Destinations is opening new resorts

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 31, 2019

Wyndham Destinations  launches new club brand identities, and shakes up timeshare with urban resort openings and evolution across the company. ... Read More

Christenings, champagne & swag: New cruise ships for 2019 and beyond

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

According to the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) 2019 Cruise Trends & Industry Outlook report, 30 million passengers are expected ... Read More

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