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Taichung Shopping Festival opens doors in Taiwan and offers grand prizes

Taichung Shopping Festival opens doors in Taiwan and offers grand prizes

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 10, 2019 18:22 0

The city of Taichung is launching its first carnival - 2019 Taichung Shopping Festival - from July 10 to August 18, offering visitors discounts, free service ... Read More

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts: Innovative programming in celebration of Global Wellness Day

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts: Innovative programming in celebration of Global Wellness Day

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019 18:41 0

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® today debuts the innovative Global Wellness Day programming, which includes a variety of engaging, family-oriented health and wellness activities across the ... Read More

Anguilla Tourist Board unveils spectacular costumes for Summer Festival

Anguilla Tourist Board unveils spectacular costumes for Summer Festival

editor editor- May 29, 2019 19:05 0

BEYOND EXTRAORDINARY TROUPE *Grand Parade of Troupes Takes Place Friday, August 9*  Anguilla enjoyed an impressive 2019 winter season with record breaking numbers of tourist ... Read More

Boat sinks, many dead at Lake Mai-Ndombe in Inongo, Congo

Boat sinks, many dead at Lake Mai-Ndombe in Inongo, Congo

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019 19:57 0

Tourists are not expected to be among the 30 dead in Western Congo, where 200 more are missing after a boat sank at Lake Mai-Ndombe ... Read More

Drury Hotel guests: Review your credit card statements for unauthorized charges

Drury Hotel guests: Review your credit card statements for unauthorized charges

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019 21:27 0

The Drury Hotels operates a chain of mid-scale limited service hotels under the brands Drury Inn and Suites, Drury Inn, Drury Suites, Drury Plaza Hotel, ... Read More

Guatemala partners with UNWTO to launch Sustainable Tourism  Observatory

Guatemala partners with UNWTO to launch Sustainable Tourism Observatory

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 16:10 0

The new Observatory is located in the city of La Antigua Guatemala, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a leading tourism destination. Led by the ... Read More

Europe’s first WeChat Pay Smart Airport launched at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Europe’s first WeChat Pay Smart Airport launched at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019 19:30 0

WeChat Pay and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol jointly launched Europe's first flagship WeChat Pay Smart Airport. The flagship exists of three services: WeChat Official Account, WeChat ... Read More

Air Canada celebrates 25 years of service to Seoul, South Korea

Air Canada celebrates 25 years of service to Seoul, South Korea

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 19:38 0

Air Canada celebrated 25 years of nonstop service between Canada and Seoul, South Korea today. Prior to the departure of today's flight AC63 from YVR ... Read More

Italian Tourist Tax receipts in Italy: A record for 2019

Italian Tourist Tax receipts in Italy: A record for 2019

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 6, 2019 21:17 0

The Italy City Tourist Tax for the year 2019 is foreseen to reach a new record of 600 million euro. This result is estimated by ... Read More

Hawaii legislator’s push for Airbnb taxation bill a success

Hawaii legislator’s push for Airbnb taxation bill a success

editor editor- May 1, 2019 02:58 0

Hawaii Senate Bill 1292 just squeaked by passing which will allow the Aloha State to collect transient accommodation and general excise taxes from short-term rentals ... Read More

Russia’s Saint Petersburg introduces ‘tourist tax’

Russia’s Saint Petersburg introduces ‘tourist tax’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019 17:15 0

Russian President Vladimir Putin approved the introduction of a tourist tax on foreign visitors in St. Petersburg, Russia. The head of state made a statement ... Read More

Soap bars around the world get a new life from Red Lion Hotels

Soap bars around the world get a new life from Red Lion Hotels

editor editor- April 22, 2019 23:43 0

Based on US market statistics, the combined hospitality segment produces close to 440 billion pounds of solid waste per year. A great amount of this ... Read More

Boat Charter Policy private stakeholder consultative meeting

Boat Charter Policy private stakeholder consultative meeting

editor editor- April 18, 2019 20:17 0

A consultative meeting with private sector stakeholders to discuss the revision of the tourism Boat Charter Policy was held on the 5th April 2019 at ... Read More

Gavel slams: Airbnb not eligible for privileged tax treatment

Gavel slams: Airbnb not eligible for privileged tax treatment

editor editor- April 15, 2019 21:15 2

A report released on behalf of the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA) calls on state and local government leaders to reject Airbnb’s future pursuit of ... Read More

Travel industry building for more sustainable future this Earth Day and beyond

Travel industry building for more sustainable future this Earth Day and beyond

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 16:01 0

A day to promote environmental awareness and bring attention to the protection of the planet, Earth Day is celebrated in more than 193 countries each ... Read More

Uganda travel and trafficking

Uganda travel and trafficking

editor editor- March 23, 2019 19:00 0

Sub-Saharan Africa has enormous tourism potential: leopards lounging in acacia trees, elephant herds drifting across vast savannah plains, gorillas and chimps rioting in deep forests, ... Read More

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau response to Ethiopian Airlines Crash

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau response to Ethiopian Airlines Crash

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 19:34 0

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the fatal plane crash in Ethiopia: "I am deeply saddened by the terrible plane crash today ... Read More

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019 10:45 0

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

Warning: Lufthansa is suing passengers trying to collect more for already completed flights

Warning: Lufthansa is suing passengers trying to collect more for already completed flights

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 13, 2019 05:36 0

Airlines are upset about playing games with their customers, specially when they're not always succeeding sucking more money from a passenger. Lufthansa German Airline is ... Read More

Sir Albert Hotel awarded Green Globe Gold

Sir Albert Hotel awarded Green Globe Gold

editor editor- February 6, 2019 21:14 0

Sir Albert Hotel Amsterdam is a sophisticated destination located right in the heart of the capital’s De Pijp district. Green Globe awarded Sir Albert Gold ... Read More

The hidden costs of ‘kiss & fly’ drop-off lanes at UK airports

The hidden costs of ‘kiss & fly’ drop-off lanes at UK airports

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 16:20 0

With many consumers intent on becoming more eco-conscious in 2019, UK travelers may not appreciate the environmental damage and negative consequences of their ‘kiss and ... Read More

Hotel uniforms: 100 percent recycled!

Hotel uniforms: 100 percent recycled!

editor editor- January 28, 2019 22:16 0

Hotel chain Room Mate Group has unveiled an important initiative that represents a major step forward in its ambitious eco-sustainability plan. As of today, all ... Read More

Out of the Shadows Index: Child sex abuse and exploitation

Out of the Shadows Index: Child sex abuse and exploitation

editor editor- January 16, 2019 02:10 0

Approximately 200 million of the world's children experiencing child sex abuse each year, Read More

What’s behind Japan’s new International Tourist Tax?

What’s behind Japan’s new International Tourist Tax?

editor editor- January 5, 2019 02:21 0

Japan to impose tourist tax to visitors leaving longer than 24 hours. Read More

A proud day for CEO Deepak Raj Joshi and the Nepal Tourism Board

A proud day for CEO Deepak Raj Joshi and the Nepal Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018 07:16 0

The CEO of the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), Deepak Raj Joshi is a proud man, Shradha Shrestha, the woman responsible for brand promotion is a ... Read More

Jamaica Global Resilience Centre offers assistance following devastating Indonesia tsunami

Jamaica Global Resilience Centre offers assistance following devastating Indonesia tsunami

editor editor- December 24, 2018 20:21 0

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre, stands ready to support Indonesia in their recovery program, following ... Read More

Air Georgian supports amendments to Pilot Flight, Duty, Fatigue, and Rest regulations

Air Georgian supports amendments to Pilot Flight, Duty, Fatigue, and Rest regulations

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 12, 2018 13:07 0

Air Georgian Limited announced today they support the amendments to the Pilot Flight, Duty, and Fatigue/Rest times published today. While no set of regulations can ... Read More

Corinthia Hotels’ diverse CSR initiatives in 2018 have positive impact on sustainable tourism 

Corinthia Hotels’ diverse CSR initiatives in 2018 have positive impact on sustainable tourism 

editor editor- December 6, 2018 13:04 0

During 2018, some 762 pupils and 14 teachers at Buwambo Primary School in Uganda have Corinthia Hotels to thank for clean, safe water. Read More

SKYdeals launches first experience of Inflight Shoppertainment

SKYdeals launches first experience of Inflight Shoppertainment

editor editor- December 4, 2018 13:48 0

Thanks to the fast expansion of inflight connectivity, SKYdeals, the first solution of “inflight Shoppertainment” opens the Travel Retail market to short-haul flights. Deployment on ... Read More

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