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China – Tajikistan Tourism: Presidents agreed to improve cooperation

China – Tajikistan Tourism: Presidents agreed to improve cooperation

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

Pope Francesco Bergoglio addresses climate emergency

Pope Francesco Bergoglio addresses climate emergency

At the Casina Pio IV, the Pontiff Pope Francesco Bergoglio met with participants of the meeting promoted by the ... Read More

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

Air China launches direct Rome-Hangzhou flight

Air China launches direct Rome-Hangzhou flight

A new Air China flight connecting Italian capital Rome with Hangzhou, capital of east China's Zhejiang Province, was inaugurated ... Read More

African Tourism Board and Africa Tourism Association join forces to support World to Africa’ Tourism Conference in Johannesburg

African Tourism Board and Africa Tourism Association join forces to support World to Africa’ Tourism Conference in Johannesburg

New York-based African Tourism Association is getting ready for their World to Africa’ Tourism Conference. The event in Johannesburg ... Read More

World’s largest steam locomotive is returning to the rails

World’s largest steam locomotive is returning to the rails

The 150th anniversary celebration of the transcontinental railroad's completion isn't over yet. Union Pacific is just gathering steam following its May ... Read More

Dead whale highlights major faults with octopus fishing industry in False Bay

Dead whale highlights major faults with octopus fishing industry in False Bay

Another dead 12-metre Bryde’s whale was found in False Bay near Cape Town last week after becoming entangled in ... Read More

Second largest airport in the world about to open

Second largest airport in the world about to open

The new Beijing Daxing International Airport completed its first test flights of passenger planes in May 2019. The airport's ... Read More

Minister Bartlett addresses global tourism leaders at 2019 World Travel and Tourism Council

Minister Bartlett addresses global tourism leaders at 2019 World Travel and Tourism Council

As a part of a panel of the 2019 World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), held on Tuesday, June ... Read More

Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism cites Sandals Resorts as good corporate citizens

Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism cites Sandals Resorts as good corporate citizens

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett has hailed Sandals Resorts as a prime example of indigenous companies in ... Read More

Europe falls behind USA in cost of living

Europe falls behind USA in cost of living

ECA International’s latest Cost of Living report today reveals that Europe now accounts for less than a fifth of ... Read More

Oman seeks to ‘diversify economy’ by jacking up taxes on booze, meat, tobacco and energy drinks

Oman seeks to ‘diversify economy’ by jacking up taxes on booze, meat, tobacco and energy drinks

Beginning June 15th, pork meat, tobacco, and alcohol as well as energy drinks in Oman will be subject to ... Read More

More tourists visiting Ireland but spending less

More tourists visiting Ireland but spending less

Between January and March in 2018 and the same period this year, tourism numbers in Ireland increased from 1.921 ... 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

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City: First year anniversary weekend

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City: First year anniversary weekend

On June 28, 2019, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City is excited to kick off their anniversary weekend ... Read More

AFRAA and IATA share common aviation vision

AFRAA and IATA share common aviation vision

AFRAA and IATA share a common vision – the development of a safe, secure and sustainable aviation industry in ... Read More

Russian Convention Bureau participated in St. Petersburg International Economic Forum

Russian Convention Bureau participated in St. Petersburg International Economic Forum

The key theme of RCB's participation at SPIEF'2109, presented in various formats was "Politics and Business: Effective Interaction for ... Read More

World unites to fight against cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro

World unites to fight against cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro

Thousands of people across the globe have come together protesting against the potential building of a controversial cable car ... Read More

Shabbat Shalom and Happy Shavuot from Mexicali

Shabbat Shalom and Happy Shavuot from Mexicali

It is a cool 98 degrees today.  For this part of the desert this is cool and it reminds us ... Read More

Tourists from Maldives love to travel to India

Tourists from Maldives love to travel to India

Maldives, India and Sri Lanka are neighbors. The Maldives relies on tourism as an export, but  Maldives citizens also ... Read More

Russia’s Federal Agency for Tourism launches ‘Sovereign’s Road’ project

Russia’s Federal Agency for Tourism launches ‘Sovereign’s Road’ project

Russia's Federal Agency for Tourism (Rosturizm) and the governors of Moscow, St. Petersburg, Novgorod, Tver regions announced the signing ... Read More

Russian MC-21 passenger jet will make its public debut at MAKS-2019 air show

Russian MC-21 passenger jet will make its public debut at MAKS-2019 air show

Russia will present the MC-21 medium-haul airliner, it is developing, to the public for the first time at the ... Read More

Holiday Inn Hotel to open near Moscow Domodedovo Airport

Holiday Inn Hotel to open near Moscow Domodedovo Airport

Minister of Investments and Innovations in Moscow region Michael An, Director of Moscow Domodedovo Airport Igor Borisov, and MC ... Read More

UNWTO: Exports from international tourism hit $1.7 trillion

UNWTO: Exports from international tourism hit $1.7 trillion

Exports generated by international tourism reached USD 1.7 trillion in 2018, a 4% increase in real terms over the ... Read More

Bipartisan Legislation to boost Tourism to the United States

Bipartisan Legislation to boost Tourism to the United States

Explore America Act, legislation that supports the expansion of cultural heritage tourism by strengthening the Preserve America Grant Program ... Read More

$840 million in DOT infrastructure grants to 381 US airports announced

$840 million in DOT infrastructure grants to 381 US airports announced

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $840 ... Read More

UNWTO: Sustainability a key part of tourism policies, but more still to be  done

UNWTO: Sustainability a key part of tourism policies, but more still to be done

Countries around the world are integrating sustainability in their tourism policies but the evidence on the results of their ... Read More

Vancouver International Airport expansion updates

Vancouver International Airport expansion updates

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) celebrated a major milestone with a steel topping ceremony for the expansion of the airport's ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there

U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there

Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association President and CEO was the first to speak at the U.S. Travel Association’s IPW ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association’s IPW brings thousands together

U.S. Travel Association’s IPW brings thousands together

IPW gathers travel professionals—including U.S. destinations, hotels, attractions, sports teams and transportation companies, and international tour operators, buyers and ... Read More