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

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

Re-defining “undocumented”: TSA allows illegal immigrants board flights without any ID
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

Re-defining “undocumented”: TSA allows illegal immigrants board flights without any ID

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

US Transportation Security Administration has brought a new meaning to the term "undocumented" by permitting illegal aliens to fly domestically, ... Read More

7 new technologies that will rock the future of air travel
Airline News

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

Chinese travelers ‘harassed’: Beijing issues US travel warning
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Chinese travelers ‘harassed’: Beijing issues US travel warning

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

China has issued a travel warning to its citizens traveling to the US, citing reports that trade war tensions have ... Read More

Skynet? Facial recognition tech coming to airport near you
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Skynet? Facial recognition tech coming to airport near you

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

Facial recognition technology may be coming to an airport near you in a bid to cut lines and speed up ... Read More

Aeroflot flights checked at Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport after anonymous threats
Airline News

Aeroflot flights checked at Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport after anonymous threats

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

Passenger planes arriving at Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport from Moscow are being checked following anonymous threat calls, a spokesman ... Read More

Frankfurt’s diverse tourism portfolio beckons Gulf visitors ahead of summer season
Travel Destination

Frankfurt’s diverse tourism portfolio beckons Gulf visitors ahead of summer season

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

Frankfurt, the second most frequented city in Germany by GCC tourists, is promoting its myriad of tourist attractions, shopping facilities, ... Read More

Uber and Lyft say no to local authority
Transportation News

Uber and Lyft say no to local authority

editor editor- May 20, 2019

When local transportation in US cities becomes congested, noisy, or has safety concerns, they are able to manage their roads ... Read More

TSA: New airport security scanner poses “privacy risks” to passengers
Airline News

TSA: New airport security scanner poses “privacy risks” to passengers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is demanding modifications of a new airport security system because it poses “privacy risks” to ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, U.S. and British Authorities warn in response to terror attacks
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Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, U.S. and British Authorities warn in response to terror attacks

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019

The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority in a statement released urges hotels in Sri Lanka to take maximum measures to ... Read More

Dubai Runway closure: What is means for travel to or from DXB
Airline News

Dubai Runway closure: What is means for travel to or from DXB

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2019

With the Southern Runway revamp starting tomorrow at Dubai International Airport, Emirates has been working hard to implement measures to ... Read More

Hotel History: Asian American Hotel Owners Association 
Hotel & Resort News

Hotel History: Asian American Hotel Owners Association 

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- April 6, 2019

The Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) is a trade association that represents hotel owners. As of 2018, AAHOA has ... Read More

Easter School Holidays ring in busy travel season at Frankfurt Airport
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Easter School Holidays ring in busy travel season at Frankfurt Airport

editor editor- April 5, 2019

With the Easter holidays around the corner, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) is preparing for this year’s first travel peak. Germany’s largest ... Read More

The Internet knows you are planning a vacation and will charge you more
Travel Technology News

The Internet knows you are planning a vacation and will charge you more

editor editor- April 5, 2019

People are starting to plan their summer vacation, and for many, the planning process itself is the beginning of a ... Read More

Summer Schedule 2019: Frankfurt Airport puts spring in its step
Airline News

Summer Schedule 2019: Frankfurt Airport puts spring in its step

editor editor- March 26, 2019

New flight schedule to take effect on March 31 – Total flights expanding moderately Frankfurt Airport (FRA) continues to strengthen its ... Read More

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge to open at Disneyland Resort and at Walt Disney World Resort
Resort News

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge to open at Disneyland Resort and at Walt Disney World Resort

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019

In anticipation of high guest interest, Disney Parks, Experiences and Products announced today it will open Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge ... Read More

DoubleTree by Hilton Alana Waikiki Beach hotel workers call for respect from management
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DoubleTree by Hilton Alana Waikiki Beach hotel workers call for respect from management

editor editor- March 5, 2019

DoubleTree by Hilton Alana Waikiki Beach hotel workers organized a public action in their hotel lobby this morning, demanding respect ... Read More

European Commission: Critical flaws in airline employment practices
Airline News

European Commission: Critical flaws in airline employment practices

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019

A long-awaited wake-up call to EU Member States and an Expert Group are the two essential elements of the EU ... Read More

Airline passengers pleased about automated passport control
Airline News

Airline passengers pleased about automated passport control

editor editor- February 27, 2019

Airline passengers are using automated technology for passport checks at double the rate recorded in 2017 and are more satisfied ... Read More

YOTEL checks-in to Washington, DC with hotel acquisition
Hotel & Resort News

YOTEL checks-in to Washington, DC with hotel acquisition

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019

Today YOTEL announced the acquisition of the Liaison Washington Capitol Hill hotel by partners Metrovest Equities and BLDG Management. The ... Read More

National Limousine Association releases Passenger Bill of Rights
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National Limousine Association releases Passenger Bill of Rights

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019

The non-profit National Limousine Association (NLA), responsible for and dedicated to representing the interests of the private driver transportation industry, ... Read More

Shocking statement by Southwest Airlines Pilots Association: A to B safely or not at all
Airline News

Shocking statement by Southwest Airlines Pilots Association: A to B safely or not at all

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019

Today, Captain Jon Weaks, president of the Southwest Airlines Pilots Association, issued a communication to the nearly 10,000 pilots represented by ... Read More

Hotels in ASIA ignore warning signs of environmental killers
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Hotels in ASIA ignore warning signs of environmental killers

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- February 24, 2019

Hotel operators in Asia are neglecting public safety. Scientists and engineers have learned the truth about the industry’s apathy when ... Read More

Platov International becomes first ever five-star Russian airport
Airline News

Platov International becomes first ever five-star Russian airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 16, 2019

One of the newest Russian airports, Platov International Airport in the city of Rostov-on-Don, has received the highest mark from ... Read More

Airbus readies massive presence at Aero India
Airline News

Airbus readies massive presence at Aero India

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019

From flying and static displays of its best-in-class products to showcasing its cutting-edge aerospace services, Airbus has planned one of ... Read More

WTTC Brexit Warning: 700.000 travel tourism jobs at risk in Europe
Airline News

WTTC Brexit Warning: 700.000 travel tourism jobs at risk in Europe

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 4, 2019

Over 300,000 jobs could be at risk in the Travel & Tourism sector in the United Kingdom and almost 400,000 ... Read More

De-icing an Air Transat A321 made 185 passengers sick
Business Travel News

De-icing an Air Transat A321 made 185 passengers sick

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 25, 2019

An airplane leaving from Quebec City's Jean Lesage airport was quickly evacuated today after passengers began to fall ill.  A dozen ... Read More

EU: ‘Golden visas’ bring corruption and money laundering in their wake
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EU: ‘Golden visas’ bring corruption and money laundering in their wake

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019

The European Union is set to urge member states on Wednesday to crack down on schemes to grant “golden visas” ... Read More

SriLankan Airlines says Airbus aircraft not right for them
Airline News

SriLankan Airlines says Airbus aircraft not right for them

editor editor- January 19, 2019

SriLankan Airlines said in a statement that it "wishes to clarify its position with regard to the utilization of one ... Read More

Why a Sri Lankan Airlines A330-200 is parked in Colombo with one engine missing?
Airline News

Why a Sri Lankan Airlines A330-200 is parked in Colombo with one engine missing?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 19, 2019

A Sri Lankan Airlines Airbus A330-200 has been parked at Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport with one engine missing and is ... Read More

Lufthansa: Frankfurt Airport strike will cause ‘significant disruption’
Airline News

Lufthansa: Frankfurt Airport strike will cause ‘significant disruption’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019

German Vereinte Dienstleistungsgewerkschaft (Verdi) trade union has called for a comprehensive strike by security personnel at Frankfurt Airport between 2 ... Read More

Marriott data breach: Passports not encrypted
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Marriott data breach: Passports not encrypted

editor editor- January 4, 2019

Marriott said for the first time that 5.25 million passport numbers were kept in the Starwood system in plain, unencrypted ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2019

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

Lufthansa turns to the media for help at FRAPORT: 3000 Passengers caught in chaos
Airport news

Lufthansa turns to the media for help at FRAPORT: 3000 Passengers caught in chaos

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018

The Lufthansa Group is reaching out to the media for their help in bringing attention to the situation in terminal ... Read More

How Emirates gets a handle on aircraft turnaround in Dubai?
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How Emirates gets a handle on aircraft turnaround in Dubai?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 19, 2018

Delays in aircraft turnaround in DXB has to be kept under control. A new innovative application built in-house by Emirates ... Read More