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

A push for market liberalization in the Caribbean
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A push for market liberalization in the Caribbean

mm Seth Miller- June 12, 2019

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

Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities
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Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities

Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka- June 11, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

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

Ambassador Mangu creates synergies between Rwandan and Tanzanian tourism players
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Ambassador Mangu creates synergies between Rwandan and Tanzanian tourism players

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- May 28, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019

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

Bold action by London Heathrow to reduce vehicle emissions
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Bold action by London Heathrow to reduce vehicle emissions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

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

One third of travelers report Generation Alpha influences family travel decisions
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One third of travelers report Generation Alpha influences family travel decisions

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019

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

Union: WestJet sale leaves frontline staff exposed
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Union: WestJet sale leaves frontline staff exposed

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019

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

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

The Media Line The Media Line- May 5, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019

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

Things to Look for While Buying the Best Travel Insurance
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Things to Look for While Buying the Best Travel Insurance

editor editor- May 3, 2019

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

Wimbledon 2019: Winning plans for players and spectators 
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Wimbledon 2019: Winning plans for players and spectators 

Rita Payne - special to eTN Rita Payne - special to eTN- May 2, 2019

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

American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership
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American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019

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

Wharf Hotels announces new executive appointments
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Wharf Hotels announces new executive appointments

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019

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

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

editor editor- April 24, 2019

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

Indian travelers expected to spend $136 billion by 2021
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Indian travelers expected to spend $136 billion by 2021

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

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

American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership
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American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019

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

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

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- April 17, 2019

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

Date set for the opening of the Vatican secret archives
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Date set for the opening of the Vatican secret archives

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- April 12, 2019

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

National Research Council in Canada wants to improve air passenger experience
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National Research Council in Canada wants to improve air passenger experience

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019

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

Why are Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds so popular?
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Why are Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds so popular?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019

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

Developing safety and security for children during travel
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Developing safety and security for children during travel

mm Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- April 2, 2019

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

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

editor editor- March 21, 2019

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

IMEX Policy Forum puts future city development front and center
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IMEX Policy Forum puts future city development front and center

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019

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

Vietjet: We do not fly Boeing 737 MAX aircraft
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Vietjet: We do not fly Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 11, 2019

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