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Taichung Shopping Festival opens doors in Taiwan and offers grand prizes
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Taichung Shopping Festival opens doors in Taiwan and offers grand prizes

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 10, 2019

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

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

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

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

Anguilla Tourist Board unveils spectacular costumes for Summer Festival
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Anguilla Tourist Board unveils spectacular costumes for Summer Festival

editor editor- May 29, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

Tourists are not expected to be among the 30 dead in Western Congo, where 200 more are missing after a ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

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

Guatemala partners with UNWTO to launch Sustainable Tourism  Observatory
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Guatemala partners with UNWTO to launch Sustainable Tourism Observatory

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019

Air Canada celebrated 25 years of nonstop service between Canada and Seoul, South Korea today. Prior to the departure of ... Read More

Italian Tourist Tax receipts in Italy: A record for 2019
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Italian Tourist Tax receipts in Italy: A record for 2019

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 6, 2019

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

Hawaii legislator’s push for Airbnb taxation bill a success
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Hawaii legislator’s push for Airbnb taxation bill a success

editor editor- May 1, 2019

Hawaii Senate Bill 1292 just squeaked by passing which will allow the Aloha State to collect transient accommodation and general ... Read More

Russia’s Saint Petersburg introduces ‘tourist tax’
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Russia’s Saint Petersburg introduces ‘tourist tax’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019

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

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

editor editor- April 22, 2019

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

Boat Charter Policy private stakeholder consultative meeting
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Boat Charter Policy private stakeholder consultative meeting

editor editor- April 18, 2019

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

Gavel slams: Airbnb not eligible for privileged tax treatment
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Gavel slams: Airbnb not eligible for privileged tax treatment

editor editor- April 15, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019

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

Uganda travel and trafficking
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Uganda travel and trafficking

editor editor- March 23, 2019

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

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau response to Ethiopian Airlines Crash
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau response to Ethiopian Airlines Crash

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 13, 2019

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

Sir Albert Hotel awarded Green Globe Gold
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Sir Albert Hotel awarded Green Globe Gold

editor editor- February 6, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019

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

Hotel uniforms: 100 percent recycled!
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Hotel uniforms: 100 percent recycled!

editor editor- January 28, 2019

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

Out of the Shadows Index: Child sex abuse and exploitation
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Out of the Shadows Index: Child sex abuse and exploitation

editor editor- January 16, 2019

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

editor editor- January 5, 2019

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018

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

Jamaica Global Resilience Centre offers assistance following devastating Indonesia tsunami
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Jamaica Global Resilience Centre offers assistance following devastating Indonesia tsunami

editor editor- December 24, 2018

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 12, 2018

Air Georgian Limited announced today they support the amendments to the Pilot Flight, Duty, and Fatigue/Rest times published today. While ... Read More

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

editor editor- December 6, 2018

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

SKYdeals launches first experience of Inflight Shoppertainment
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SKYdeals launches first experience of Inflight Shoppertainment

editor editor- December 4, 2018

Thanks to the fast expansion of inflight connectivity, SKYdeals, the first solution of “inflight Shoppertainment” opens the Travel Retail market ... Read More

PATA is aiming to show  leadership in sustainability practices: Recognized in Guam
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PATA is aiming to show leadership in sustainability practices: Recognized in Guam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2016

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), located in Bangkok, Thailand, has achieved Silver-level Sustainability Certification by EarthCheck, a scientific benchmarking, ... Read More

Google Street View imagery now available on Guam
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Google Street View imagery now available on Guam

editor editor- September 25, 2014

TOKYO, Japan - In partnership with the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB), Google launched its first Street View imagery of Guam ... Read More

A ray of hope for arrested Czech tourists
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A ray of hope for arrested Czech tourists

editor editor- July 22, 2008

DARJEELING - The two Czech nationals were visibly relieved when the chief judicial magistrate court declared in their third hearing ... Read More

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