Tag: Economy

Four countries, 4 days, 1 destination: Seychelles Eastern European Roadshow 2019

Four countries, 4 days, 1 destination: Seychelles Eastern European Roadshow 2019

editor editor- June 13, 2019 21:25 0

On May 27, 2019, the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) set off for its annual Seychelles Dedicated Roadshow in Central and Eastern Europe. The event lasted ... Read More

WestJet Dreamliner: Refreshed on-board experience and elevated amenities

WestJet Dreamliner: Refreshed on-board experience and elevated amenities

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 21:05 0

Following the successful launch of WestJet's Dreamliners from Calgary to London (Gatwick), Paris and Dublin, guests travelling across WestJet's global network can now experience the ... Read More

Tanzania’s wildlife parks turn sixty

Tanzania’s wildlife parks turn sixty

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- June 13, 2019 19:28 0

Famous German conservationist Professor Bernhard Grzimek and his son Michael made a milestone development in the conservation of wildlife in Tanzania, producing a film documentary ... Read More

Europe falls behind USA in cost of living

Europe falls behind USA in cost of living

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 17:15 0

ECA International’s latest Cost of Living report today reveals that Europe now accounts for less than a fifth of the world’s most expensive cities, with ... 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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 16:15 0

Beginning June 15th, pork meat, tobacco, and alcohol as well as energy drinks in Oman will be subject to a 100-percent tax, with carbonated drinks ... Read More

Japan Airlines takes delivery of first Airbus A350 XWB

Japan Airlines takes delivery of first Airbus A350 XWB

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 15:09 0

Japan Airlines (JAL) has taken delivery of its first A350 XWB at Airbus Headquarters in Toulouse, France. The A350-900 is the first aircraft produced by ... Read More

More tourists visiting Ireland but spending less

More tourists visiting Ireland but spending less

editor editor- June 13, 2019 00:52 0

Between January and March in 2018 and the same period this year, tourism numbers in Ireland increased from 1.921 million to 2.027 million. Overseas visitors ... Read More

WestJet – buy business, get gold

WestJet – buy business, get gold

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 12, 2019 19:34 0

"Buy Business, get Gold" giving guests the opportunity to become a WestJet Rewards Gold member before they fly until February 29, 2020 with the booking ... Read More

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019 18:54 0

In an advertisement in “The New Vision” daily by the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) on June 7, a notice of intended application for a license ... Read More

Air Seychelles goes tit for tat with Air Mauritius

Air Seychelles goes tit for tat with Air Mauritius

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- June 12, 2019 01:20 0

As soon as Air Mauritius confirmed it would begin flights between the Mauritius capital of Port Louis and Mahe in Seychelles, Air Seychelles responded with ... Read More

Accor hospitality group: Significant growth in North & Central America

Accor hospitality group: Significant growth in North & Central America

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 21:53 0

Global hospitality group Accor continues to present record growth figures in North & Central America, a key region for the Group’s global development strategy. Accor’s ... Read More

Russian Convention Bureau participated in St. Petersburg International Economic Forum

Russian Convention Bureau participated in St. Petersburg International Economic Forum

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 21:02 0

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

Tanzania tour operators want reforms to improve business landscape

Tanzania tour operators want reforms to improve business landscape

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- June 11, 2019 19:18 0

Tanzania tour operators are upbeat at the news that the government would execute the reforms highlighted on the blueprint to improve business environment. Wilbard Chambulo, ... Read More

Brave new world: Bizarre air travel ideas dreamt up by aviation industry

Brave new world: Bizarre air travel ideas dreamt up by aviation industry

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 16:10 0

Dutch KLM recently unveiled its latest flight concept, the Flying V, designed to have passengers seated literally inside the wings of the plane. The cargo ... Read More

Meetings and hospitality dealing with profound changes, from mergers to demographics

Meetings and hospitality dealing with profound changes, from mergers to demographics

editor editor- June 11, 2019 01:31 0

“Over 5,000 associations are headquartered in the Greater DC area. They are a significant segment of the meetings industry, making major contributions to the American ... Read More

How sustainable of a hotel guest are you?

How sustainable of a hotel guest are you?

editor editor- June 11, 2019 01:30 0

With a growing concern over climate change, the environment is high on everyone’s agendas. But how can hotel guests be encouraged to be more sustainable? ... Read More

Tourism Enthusiasts Protest Possible Giveaway Of Murchison Falls For Dam Construction By Ugandan Government

Tourism Enthusiasts Protest Possible Giveaway Of Murchison Falls For Dam Construction By Ugandan Government

Jonathan Benaiah Jonathan Benaiah- June 9, 2019 20:40 0

Last week on Friday, many Ugandans especially those in the tourism and conservation circles were shocked when an advert appeared in the national newspaper by ... Read More

State of Beer @ the American Museum of Natural History

State of Beer @ the American Museum of Natural History

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- June 8, 2019 20:04 0

Many museums have upped their game over the last few years, adding gourmet restaurants and boutique shopping (i.e., MOMA, Metropolitan Museum of Art); however, not ... Read More

Cash-strapped NASA to allow private tourism to International Space Station

Cash-strapped NASA to allow private tourism to International Space Station

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 8, 2019 18:25 0

US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has been forced to take on some extra work to pay the bills: playing host to private tourists ... Read More

Caribbean tourism records robust 12% growth in the first quarter of 2019

Caribbean tourism records robust 12% growth in the first quarter of 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019 16:06 0

Spurred on by a 24 percent rise in arrivals from the United States, the Caribbean recorded a healthy 12 percent increase in tourist arrivals during ... Read More

UNWTO: Exports from international tourism hit $1.7 trillion

UNWTO: Exports from international tourism hit $1.7 trillion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 15:31 0

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

United Airlines: Most eco-friendly commercial flight

United Airlines: Most eco-friendly commercial flight

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019 21:31 0

United Airlines made history today – World Environment Day – with the departure of the Flight for the Planet, the most eco-friendly commercial flight of ... Read More

Puerto Rico Tourism hungry for good news: Today best news in 8 years

Puerto Rico Tourism hungry for good news: Today best news in 8 years

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 5, 2019 08:12 0

Puerto Rico is hungry for good news after the island's tourism industry came to an all-time low after a devastating hurricane hit. Today at the ... 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

editor editor- June 5, 2019 00:18 0

Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association President and CEO was the first to speak at the U.S. Travel Association’s IPW Press Conference held at the 51st ... Read More

Seychelles’ Best recognized at World Travel Awards in Mauritius

Seychelles’ Best recognized at World Travel Awards in Mauritius

editor editor- June 4, 2019 21:56 0

Seychelles’ best performing tourism related businesses have been recognized at the 26th Edition of the World Travel Awards (WTA) in Mauritius  on June 1, 2019 ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019 16:39 0

Alongside President and Secretary Clinton, Jamaica's Minister for Tourism, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett spoke today the ongoing 4th meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) ... Read More

Qatar Airways lands in Malta for the first time

Qatar Airways lands in Malta for the first time

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 15:17 0

Qatar Airways’ inaugural flight from Doha to Malta landed at Malta International Airport on Tuesday 4 June 2019, marking the launch of the airline’s newest ... Read More

World Travel Awards 2019: Complete list of winners for Africa & the Indian Ocean

World Travel Awards 2019: Complete list of winners for Africa & the Indian Ocean

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- June 4, 2019 02:16 0

The World Travel Awards took place in Mauritius. Businesses from all over Africa were competing to be the best of the best. This is the ... Read More

American Airlines adds second weekly service from Miami to St. Vincent and the Grenadines

American Airlines adds second weekly service from Miami to St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 00:35 0

American Airlines (AA) will be adding a second weekly service from the Miami International Airport (MIA) to the Argyle International Airport (SVD). This was confirmed ... Read More

China warns students planning to study in US to ‘strengthen risk assessment’

China warns students planning to study in US to ‘strengthen risk assessment’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 23:45 0

The government of China warned its citizens on Monday of the risk in planning to study abroad at an American university, advising them to prepare ... Read More

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