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China – Tajikistan Tourism: Presidents agreed to improve cooperation
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China – Tajikistan Tourism: Presidents agreed to improve cooperation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 16, 2019

Tourism was on the agenda, when Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon and Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks Saturday, agreeing to ... Read More

IATA sets trends for Global Aviation on Environment, Slots, Baggage Tracking, One ID and Disabled Passengers
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IATA sets trends for Global Aviation on Environment, Slots, Baggage Tracking, One ID and Disabled Passengers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

IATA's 75th Annual General Meeting in Seoul, South Korea passed five important resolutions setting the trend in the global aviation ... Read More

Homosexuality is a sin: South Korea’s Gay Pride Festival
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Homosexuality is a sin: South Korea’s Gay Pride Festival

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2019

Thousands of members of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community from Korea mixed with tourists from around Asia and ... Read More

Russian space tourism company to test-fly returnable capsule with dummy on board
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Russian space tourism company to test-fly returnable capsule with dummy on board

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

Russia’s CosmoCourse private space tourism company will send from one to six dummies for the first autonomous flight of a ... Read More

Chinese border officials to start checking content of tourists’ smartphones
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Chinese border officials to start checking content of tourists’ smartphones

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

Russian Consulate General in Guangzhou warned Russian tourists about tightening control when entering China. Travelers may be asked to show ... Read More

Gains of LGBTQ rights in some Middle East and North Africa nations may be a game-changer
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Gains of LGBTQ rights in some Middle East and North Africa nations may be a game-changer

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

Progress in recognizing the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people at the United Nations in New ... Read More

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Organizing the rape of children: A lucrative tourism business for former Israeli soldier

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

Tourists travel to Colombia often loo0king for drugs and to rape children. This is a  very dark side of tourism. ... Read More

US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral
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US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019

Today the U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Baghdad ordered a partial evacuation of their American staff.  In the meantime, the ... Read More

Etihad Airways adopts new Boeing Toolbox Mobile Library
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Etihad Airways adopts new Boeing Toolbox Mobile Library

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has introduced Boeing’s Toolbox Mobile Library, an iPad mobile application, ... Read More

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

Russia to use Fan-IDs (again) as visas for 2020 UEFA Euro Cup visitors
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Russia to use Fan-IDs (again) as visas for 2020 UEFA Euro Cup visitors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019

Upper house of the Russian parliament, the Federation Council, have passed on Monday a bill allowing foreign tourists with Fan-IDs ... Read More

WikiLeaks founder Assange arrested in London after Ecuador axes asylum deal
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WikiLeaks founder Assange arrested in London after Ecuador axes asylum deal

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been dragged out of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London where he has spent the last ... Read More

Hotel History: Asian American Hotel Owners Association 
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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

WTTC Summit Opened in Seville: Spain’s president says not to build walls
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WTTC Summit Opened in Seville: Spain’s president says not to build walls

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019

This morning the World Travel and Tourism Council Summit 2019 opened in Seville, Spain. A line up of top tourism leaders ... Read More

Xtra Aerospace in Florida also responsible for Boeing 737 Max crash?
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Xtra Aerospace in Florida also responsible for Boeing 737 Max crash?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019

Our purpose is to ensure each flight is safe and cost-effective every day. This is the message on the Xtra ... Read More

Air Partner appoints Ed Warner as non-executive Chair
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Air Partner appoints Ed Warner as non-executive Chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019

Ed Warner has been appointed as Non-Executive Chair of the Air Partners as of April 1, 2019. Ed will also chair ... Read More

New Delhi welcomes new Qatar Visa Center
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New Delhi welcomes new Qatar Visa Center

editor editor- March 27, 2019

At the new Qatar Visa Center in New Delhi, India, work visa applicants for the State of Qatar will be ... 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

US Advisory for Democratic Republic of Congo: Reconsider travel
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US Advisory for Democratic Republic of Congo: Reconsider travel

editor editor- March 22, 2019

The US Department of State has issued a travel advisory for the Democratic Republic of Congo advising that travel be ... Read More

Airline passengers pleased about automated passport control
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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

Boeing and Embraer partnership now approved
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Boeing and Embraer partnership now approved

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019

The proposed strategic partnership between Boeing and Embraer was approved today by Embraer's shareholders during an Extraordinary General Shareholders' Meeting ... Read More

FAA investigating Southwest Airlines safety in how it calculates weight
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FAA investigating Southwest Airlines safety in how it calculates weight

editor editor- February 20, 2019

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) documents show that Southwest Airlines has made frequent mistakes in calculations and luggage-loading practices that could ... Read More

Tanzania jails Chinese national for ivory trafficking
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Tanzania jails Chinese national for ivory trafficking

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019

Tanzanian Resident Magistrate sentenced a Chinese national to 15 years in prison today for trafficking of elephant tusks, which prosecutors ... Read More

Maldives former president Gayoom arrested for tourism related crime
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Maldives former president Gayoom arrested for tourism related crime

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 19, 2019

Maldives investigators found $1 million in former president Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom bank account allegedly linked to a deal to lease public ... Read More

Iran puts its oldest charter airline on the block
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Iran puts its oldest charter airline on the block

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 9, 2019

Iran announced that it will auction its the oldest charter airline company. Ahvaz-based Karun Airlines will be offered for public ... Read More

A clear and present danger to American Airlines customers
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A clear and present danger to American Airlines customers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 7, 2019

Getting on an American Airlines flight may not be the same for some passengers after reading a Letter by Doug ... Read More

Traveling to Hawaii? How LGBTQ friendly is the Aloha State?
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Traveling to Hawaii? How LGBTQ friendly is the Aloha State?

editor editor- January 31, 2019

Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation and the Equality Federation Institute released their 5th annual State Equality Index (SEI), ... Read More

Russia announces new supersonic passenger plane project
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Russia announces new supersonic passenger plane project

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 31, 2019

Russian Ministry of Industry announced that Russia's United Aviation Corporation (UAC) will develop a new supersonic passenger jet starting in ... Read More

Hotels preparing for Chinese New Year travel rush
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Hotels preparing for Chinese New Year travel rush

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2019

Chinese New Year, commonly known as Lunar New Year, is a Chinese festival that celebrates the beginning of a new ... Read More

UK: EU citizens living in Britain must apply for ‘settled status’
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UK: EU citizens living in Britain must apply for ‘settled status’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019

Britain is rolling out a program to help register an estimated 3.5 million EU citizens living in the UK. The ... Read More

The Holy See and Venezuelan bishops work together to help population
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The Holy See and Venezuelan bishops work together to help population

editor editor- January 16, 2019

The Holy See and the Bishops of the country continue to work together to help the Venezuelan people Read More

Brazilian government approves Boeing-Embraer joint venture
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Brazilian government approves Boeing-Embraer joint venture

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019

Embraer and Boeing have welcomed approval by Government of Brazil of the strategic partnership that will position both companies to ... Read More

Joint Meetings Industry Council: New Charter, Constitution, President in 2019
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Joint Meetings Industry Council: New Charter, Constitution, President in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019

The Joint Meetings Industry Council (JMIC) has set the course for the years ahead. At the final meeting of 2018 ... Read More

Skal International Orlando announces new Board officers
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Skal International Orlando announces new Board officers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019

Skal International Orlando, the only international organization bringing together sectors of the travel and tourism industry while networking, conducting business ... Read More

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