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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

Qatar welcomes more visitors with new electronic visitor authorization system
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Qatar welcomes more visitors with new electronic visitor authorization system

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Qatar Airways welcomes even more visitors from around the world to Qatar with the new electronic visitor authorization system, launched ... Read More

Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia open doors at city’s tallest building
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Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia open doors at city’s tallest building

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

"The history and culture of Philadelphia are so often expressed in the characteristic storytelling of its art and architecture. Now, ... Read More

RIU Hotels & Resorts joins UN’s “Beat Air Pollution” program
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RIU Hotels & Resorts joins UN’s “Beat Air Pollution” program

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

For World Environment Day, once again this year RIU Hotels & Resorts has joined the United Nations’ program #BeatAirPollution, in ... Read More

Wi-Fi, facial recognition, and more: China introduces ‘smart toilets’
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Wi-Fi, facial recognition, and more: China introduces ‘smart toilets’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

Wi-Fi, facial recognition and dynamic switching between male and female toilets. A number of "smart toilets" with these intelligent facilities ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019

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

Qatar Airways recognized for its commitment to preventing illegal endangered wildlife trade
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Qatar Airways recognized for its commitment to preventing illegal endangered wildlife trade

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

Qatar Airways is today celebrating becoming the world’s first airline to achieve a new industry standard for the prevention of ... Read More

Is Boeing bribing U.S.House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation members? Follow the money
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Is Boeing bribing U.S.House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation members? Follow the money

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2019

Is Boeing bribing Members of the United States House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation with millions of dollars? Unfortunately, under U.S. ... Read More

South African Airways and Alaska Airlines launch new interline agreement
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South African Airways and Alaska Airlines launch new interline agreement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

South African Airways (SAA), the national carrier of South Africa and Alaska Airlines, the fifth largest airline in the United ... 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

Exploring America in a RV: Lifestyle travel for 15 million Americans
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Exploring America in a RV: Lifestyle travel for 15 million Americans

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

An annual survey by the RV Industry Association finds that 88% of RV owners in the United States plan to ... Read More

Places worth visiting to get inspired to study
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Places worth visiting to get inspired to study

editor editor- May 23, 2019

Sometimes, a student just needs to feel inspired. It happens when one is demotivated and not interested in studying anymore. ... Read More

What is the most important prize in Chinese international tourism?
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What is the most important prize in Chinese international tourism?

editor editor- May 18, 2019

by Apolónia Rodrigues, special to eTN The Chinese Tourist Welcome (CTW) Award issued a Bronze prize in the Innovation category ... 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

Tourism and Spying for the U.S. Government: A Recruiter Explains
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Tourism and Spying for the U.S. Government: A Recruiter Explains

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019

Travel, Tourism and spying has been in the spotlight a number of times. "Convincing a Russian to work as a ... 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

Hainan Airlines announces nonstop Beijing-Oslo service
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Hainan Airlines announces nonstop Beijing-Oslo service

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019

Hainan Airlines Holding Co., Ltd. (Hainan Airlines) plans to formally launch nonstop service between Beijing and Oslo on May 15. ... Read More

Easter School Holidays ring in busy travel season at Frankfurt Airport
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Easter School Holidays ring in busy travel season at Frankfurt Airport

editor editor- April 5, 2019

With the Easter holidays around the corner, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) is preparing for this year’s first travel peak. Germany’s largest ... Read More

What is the discussion at the UNWTO / ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport?
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What is the discussion at the UNWTO / ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019

A Panel discussion is ongoing and a packed program are planned today for delegates in Sai Island, Cabo Verde attending ... Read More

Marriott Hotels brings TED Fellows Salon to Cape Town
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Marriott Hotels brings TED Fellows Salon to Cape Town

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019

Marriott Hotels in partnership with TED, hosted its first TED Fellows Salon in Cape Town, South Africa, sparking conversations around ... Read More

Brazil announces visa-free entry for US, Canadian, Australian, and Japanese citizens
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Brazil announces visa-free entry for US, Canadian, Australian, and Japanese citizens

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2019

Brazil is open for you! The Brazilian Government announced that Brazil would allow visa-free entry for citizens of The United ... Read More

Oman tourism arrivals to increase 5 percent annually to 2023
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Oman tourism arrivals to increase 5 percent annually to 2023

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019

Tourism arrivals to Oman will increase at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 5% between 2018 and 2023 to ... Read More

Air China Boeing 777 makes emergency landing in Russian Chukotka
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Air China Boeing 777 makes emergency landing in Russian Chukotka

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 4, 2019

The crew of Air China Boeing 777 reported that plane's fire alarm had been triggered during the flight, prompting the ... Read More

US DOT strengthens safety provisions for lithium batteries transported by aircraft
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US DOT strengthens safety provisions for lithium batteries transported by aircraft

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), in coordination with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), ... Read More

Can you be a student and a full-time traveller?
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Can you be a student and a full-time traveller?

editor editor- February 26, 2019

It would be worthwhile to clarify that life in travel is not a goal that is mandatory for all. In ... Read More

How Qatar Airways Tackles Global Wildlife Crime
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How Qatar Airways Tackles Global Wildlife Crime

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019

Qatar Airways has launched an industry-leading training programme focused on preventing illegal wildlife trafficking. The bespoke e-learning package, developed by ... Read More

RIU Hotels & Resorts and TUI: A safety concern for German travelers?
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RIU Hotels & Resorts and TUI: A safety concern for German travelers?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 19, 2019

RIU Hotels & Resorts just bought 10 million Euros in the form of 1.1 million shares in TUI AG, holding ... Read More

Thailand visa on arrival makes travel to the country smoother
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Thailand visa on arrival makes travel to the country smoother

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019

The Thailand visa on arrival online or Thai eVOA was launched in November 2018 to make it easier for foreign ... Read More

IATA: Healthy airline passenger demand continued in 2018
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IATA: Healthy airline passenger demand continued in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for 2018 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometers or ... Read More

Putin: Russia will keep moving towards lifting restrictions for tourists
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Putin: Russia will keep moving towards lifting restrictions for tourists

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019

According to Russian President Vladimir Putin, short-term visa-free entry for foreigners and electronic visas is the way to go for ... Read More

German Federal President stuck in Ethiopia after government plane breaks
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German Federal President stuck in Ethiopia after government plane breaks

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 30, 2019

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier's flight onboard the Airbus A340 was originally scheduled to depart Addis Ababa for the German capital ... Read More

Qatar Executive world’s first commercial operator of Gulfstream G500 jet
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Qatar Executive world’s first commercial operator of Gulfstream G500 jet

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2019

Qatar Executive announced that it is officially the world’s first commercial service operator of the Gulfstream G500 jet. The private ... Read More

Boeing tests NeXt flying car prototype to advance urban air mobility
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Boeing tests NeXt flying car prototype to advance urban air mobility

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019

Boeing yesterday successfully completed the first test flight of its autonomous passenger air vehicle (PAV) prototype in Manassas, Virginia. Boeing ... Read More

Hainan Airlines launches nonstop Shenzhen-Vancouver service
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Hainan Airlines launches nonstop Shenzhen-Vancouver service

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019

Hainan Airlines plans to formally launch nonstop service between Shenzhen and Vancouver on January 28, with two flights weekly, on ... Read More

Hainan Airlines to Launch Dublin-Shenzhen Non-Stop Service on February 25
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Hainan Airlines to Launch Dublin-Shenzhen Non-Stop Service on February 25

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- January 21, 2019

Hainan Airlines Holding Co., Ltd. ("Hainan Airlines") plans to launch non-stop service between Shenzhen and Dublin on February 25, 2019. ... Read More

Updated US Travel Advisory for China: Will China tourism officials retaliate?
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Updated US Travel Advisory for China: Will China tourism officials retaliate?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2019

Every day 8000 Chinese tourists enter the United States, and every day an average of 5000 American tourists enter China. ... Read More

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