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

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

Russia's Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov today said that the tax-free system can be extended to all ... Read More

A push for market liberalization in the Caribbean

A push for market liberalization in the Caribbean

Can cooperation and market liberalization beat out protectionist interests in the Caribbean? The 2019 Caribavia conference wasted little time ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities

Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities

The Rapid Response Team by Safertourism reached out to Sri Lanka tourism authorities including the minister of tourism and ... Read More

ILTM: Three consumer archetypes driving wellness and luxury travel in Asia

ILTM: Three consumer archetypes driving wellness and luxury travel in Asia

At the forefront of luxury travel trends, International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM) Asia Pacific opened in Singapore. To mark ... Read More

Ambassador Mangu creates synergies between Rwandan and Tanzanian tourism players

Ambassador Mangu creates synergies between Rwandan and Tanzanian tourism players

Tanzanian ambassador to Rwanda, Ernest Mangu, is engaging tour operators from both countries to create synergies, in his latest ... Read More

Asian Millionaire 2019: Reasons to travel shift from status to personal growth

Asian Millionaire 2019: Reasons to travel shift from status to personal growth

Adding further weight to several pieces of research commissioned by ILTM Asia Pacific and presented during its annual event ... Read More

Bold action by London Heathrow to reduce vehicle emissions

Bold action by London Heathrow to reduce vehicle emissions

London Heathrow has announced it is getting ready to introduce a set of tough new measures to protect local ... Read More

Memorial Day traffic study finds dire economic cost, public support for user fees

Memorial Day traffic study finds dire economic cost, public support for user fees

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday released a survey finding that Americans avoided an estimated 47.5 million auto trips ... Read More

One third of travelers report Generation Alpha influences family travel decisions

One third of travelers report Generation Alpha influences family travel decisions

Family vacation planning is no longer an activity just for the adults, according to new custom research. For more ... Read More

Union: WestJet sale leaves frontline staff exposed

Union: WestJet sale leaves frontline staff exposed

Unifor will continue to stand up for frontline WestJet workers as the airline is sold to Onex Corporation, a ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister will deliver remarks at launch of Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference and Operation Summit

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister will deliver remarks at launch of Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference and Operation Summit

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett will deliver remarks at the launch of the Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference & ... Read More

Eurovision Song Contest in Israel: A terror target for Islamic Jihads?

Eurovision Song Contest in Israel: A terror target for Islamic Jihads?

The Eurovision Song Contest, a massively popular annual competition, a major travel and tourism event, is set to take ... Read More

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

The recently concluded 26th International Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas celebrated over a quarter Century of Tourism Safety ... Read More

Things to Look for While Buying the Best Travel Insurance

Things to Look for While Buying the Best Travel Insurance

Travel insurance comes in handy in the hour of need while travelling. It restrains you from paying the hefty ... Read More

Wimbledon 2019: Winning plans for players and spectators 

Wimbledon 2019: Winning plans for players and spectators 

The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) has announced a series of significant changes for The Championships 2019 and ... Read More

American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership

American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership

The Board of Directors of the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) is pleased to announce the appointment ... Read More

Wharf Hotels announces new executive appointments

Wharf Hotels announces new executive appointments

Wharf Hotels has appointed Roger Shing as Group Director Purchasing, strengthening its purchasing power with Roger as a respected ... Read More

Air Canada updates schedule due to ongoing grounding of Boeing 737 MAX jets

Air Canada updates schedule due to ongoing grounding of Boeing 737 MAX jets

Air Canada said today that to provide customers greater certainty for their summer travel plans it has further adjusted ... Read More

Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray

Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray

Sri Lanka Tourism is actually open for business: There is no threat to the overall safety of visitors. This ... Read More

Expression of interests launched for new carrying-capacity studies for La Digue, Mahe and Praslin

Expression of interests launched for new carrying-capacity studies for La Digue, Mahe and Praslin

The Seychelles Ministry for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine have recently launched 2 expression of interests for carrying ... Read More

Indian travelers expected to spend $136 billion by 2021

Indian travelers expected to spend $136 billion by 2021

The Indian traveler has come of age, spending approximately $94 billion in 2018, on around 2 billion domestic and ... Read More

American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership

American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership

The Board of Directors of the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) is pleased to announce the appointment ... Read More

How does India travel? Let us count the 94 billion ways

How does India travel? Let us count the 94 billion ways

Bain & Company and Google India are together launching a report on “How Does India Travel.” According to the ... Read More

Date set for the opening of the Vatican secret archives

Date set for the opening of the Vatican secret archives

On March 2, 2020, Pope Francis will open the secret archives of the pontificate of Pius XII on the ... Read More

National Research Council in Canada wants to improve air passenger experience

National Research Council in Canada wants to improve air passenger experience

From visiting friends and family to getting goods to market, Canadians, tourists, and businesses rely on a safe, secure ... Read More

Why are Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds so popular?

Why are Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds so popular?

Mobile games have taken over the video game market in recent years. All the popular games are launched in ... Read More

U.S. State Department tells tourists Brunei is safe, except for death by stoning

U.S. State Department tells tourists Brunei is safe, except for death by stoning

The U.S. State Department is telling American travelers, Brunei is one of the safest countries in the world to ... Read More

Developing safety and security for children during travel

Developing safety and security for children during travel

Safety and security are always a concern of the travel industry, no matter who the traveler might be. A ... Read More

Tourism Linkages Speed Networking event yields over $630 million in contracts for local entrepreneurs

Tourism Linkages Speed Networking event yields over $630 million in contracts for local entrepreneurs

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett yesterday revealed that his Ministry’s Tourism Linkages Speed Networking event has resulted in ... Read More

IMEX Policy Forum puts future city development front and center

IMEX Policy Forum puts future city development front and center

Policy makers from national and regional governments worldwide will explore The Business of Placemaking with leading business events industry ... Read More

WTTC: South Africa Africa’s largest Travel & Tourism economy in 2018

WTTC: South Africa Africa’s largest Travel & Tourism economy in 2018

Travel & Tourism in South Africa contributed 1.5 million jobs and ZAR425.8 billion to the economy in 2018, making ... Read More

WTTC revealed why South Africa is the largest tourism economy on the continent

WTTC revealed why South Africa is the largest tourism economy on the continent

Tourism in South Africa contributed 1.5 million jobs and ZAR425.8 billion to the economy in 2018, making it the ... Read More

VIA Outlets to introduce their shopping destinations at World Travel & Tourism Council’s Global Summit

VIA Outlets to introduce their shopping destinations at World Travel & Tourism Council’s Global Summit

VIA Outlets – the newest and fastest growing owner operator of outlet shopping destinations in Europe – will introduce ... Read More

Vietjet: We do not fly Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

Vietjet: We do not fly Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

Vietjet does not operate any flights with Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. We are currently operating with a fleet entirely ... Read More

2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city

2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city

Trade tensions and populist undercurrents continue to dominate the global economic climate. Combined with the threat of stringent and ... Read More

Why President Trump loves Boeing Max 8 and why grounding may not be an option?

Why President Trump loves Boeing Max 8 and why grounding may not be an option?

The management at Boeing Headquarter is waking up to a week that will bring great challenges and a PR ... Read More