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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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 23:00 0

Russia's Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov today said that the tax-free system can be extended to all Russian regions by 2019 year-end. "As ... Read More

Qatar welcomes more visitors with new electronic visitor authorization system

Qatar welcomes more visitors with new electronic visitor authorization system

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 17:55 0

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

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

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

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019 20:07 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019 16:35 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 18:58 0

Wi-Fi, facial recognition and dynamic switching between male and female toilets. A number of "smart toilets" with these intelligent facilities are in service in east ... 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 recognized for its commitment to preventing illegal endangered wildlife trade

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 15:01 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2019 22:20 0

Is Boeing bribing Members of the United States House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation with millions of dollars? Unfortunately, under U.S. law such payoffs are not ... Read More

South African Airways and Alaska Airlines launch new interline agreement

South African Airways and Alaska Airlines launch new interline agreement

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 14:50 0

South African Airways (SAA), the national carrier of South Africa and Alaska Airlines, the fifth largest airline in the United States, announced today that they ... Read More

Chinese border officials to start checking content of tourists’ smartphones

Chinese border officials to start checking content of tourists’ smartphones

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 01:05 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019 21:33 0

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

Places worth visiting to get inspired to study

Places worth visiting to get inspired to study

editor editor- May 23, 2019 01:47 0

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

What is the most important prize in Chinese international tourism?

What is the most important prize in Chinese international tourism?

editor editor- May 18, 2019 00:19 0

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

Things to Look for While Buying the Best Travel Insurance

Things to Look for While Buying the Best Travel Insurance

editor editor- May 3, 2019 19:50 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019 01:15 0

Travel, Tourism and spying has been in the spotlight a number of times. "Convincing a Russian to work as a spy for the United States ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 23:07 0

US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is demanding modifications of a new airport security system because it poses “privacy risks” to passengers by showing too much ... Read More

Hainan Airlines announces nonstop Beijing-Oslo service

Hainan Airlines announces nonstop Beijing-Oslo service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019 16:30 0

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

Easter School Holidays ring in busy travel season at Frankfurt Airport

Easter School Holidays ring in busy travel season at Frankfurt Airport

editor editor- April 5, 2019 18:51 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019 06:47 0

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

Marriott Hotels brings TED Fellows Salon to Cape Town

Marriott Hotels brings TED Fellows Salon to Cape Town

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019 15:30 0

Marriott Hotels in partnership with TED, hosted its first TED Fellows Salon in Cape Town, South Africa, sparking conversations around Africa’s beauty, rich heritage and ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2019 14:50 0

Brazil is open for you! The Brazilian Government announced that Brazil would allow visa-free entry for citizens of The United States, Canada, Australia, and Japan, ... Read More

Oman tourism arrivals to increase 5 percent annually to 2023

Oman tourism arrivals to increase 5 percent annually to 2023

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 22:20 0

Tourism arrivals to Oman will increase at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 5% between 2018 and 2023 to 3.5 million, according to data ... Read More

Air China Boeing 777 makes emergency landing in Russian Chukotka

Air China Boeing 777 makes emergency landing in Russian Chukotka

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 4, 2019 22:25 0

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

US DOT strengthens safety provisions for lithium batteries transported by aircraft

US DOT strengthens safety provisions for lithium batteries transported by aircraft

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019 17:05 0

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

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

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

editor editor- February 26, 2019 17:30 0

It would be worthwhile to clarify that life in travel is not a goal that is mandatory for all. In other words, if you do ... Read More

How Qatar Airways Tackles Global Wildlife Crime

How Qatar Airways Tackles Global Wildlife Crime

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019 13:04 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 19, 2019 22:09 0

RIU Hotels & Resorts just bought 10 million Euros in the form of 1.1 million shares in TUI AG, holding now a stake of 3.56%. ... Read More

Thailand visa on arrival makes travel to the country smoother

Thailand visa on arrival makes travel to the country smoother

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019 15:28 0

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

IATA: Healthy airline passenger demand continued in 2018

IATA: Healthy airline passenger demand continued in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019 18:31 0

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

Putin: Russia will keep moving towards lifting restrictions for tourists

Putin: Russia will keep moving towards lifting restrictions for tourists

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 18:25 0

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

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