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In bizarre tit-for-tat, Ukraine detains, denies entry to Israeli tourists

In bizarre tit-for-tat, Ukraine detains, denies entry to Israeli tourists

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 16, 2019 16:40 0

Thirty-five Israeli tourists were detained at Ukraine's Kiev Airport and barred from entering the country on Friday. The incident appears to be a some sort ... Read More

Trump declares national emergency to circumvent Congress, get money for his pet project

Trump declares national emergency to circumvent Congress, get money for his pet project

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019 17:06 0

In an attempt to build his long-promised 'border wall' without congressional approval, President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency. Trump is also expected to ... 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

Tanzania makes tourism country’s top priority

Tanzania makes tourism country’s top priority

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- February 14, 2019 02:08 2

Key players in Tanzania’s tourism and hospitality industry and the country’s National Assembly have agreed to work hand in hand in guaranteeing the industry with ... Read More

New Island Paradise Mergui Archipelago: Chic eco-resort opening

New Island Paradise Mergui Archipelago: Chic eco-resort opening

editor editor- February 13, 2019 05:05 0

A chic, back-to-nature resort. Awei Pila,  has opened recently in the remote tropical Mergui archipelago, off the coast of southern Myanmar and Thailand, offering exclusive ... Read More

IBTM Arabia: Measuring the value of events

IBTM Arabia: Measuring the value of events

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019 15:45 0

Answering the question ‘What value does an event have?’ can be challenging – how do you measure something where the concept of success is difficult ... Read More

First Four Points by Sheraton Hotel Monrovia means good news for Liberia tourism

First Four Points by Sheraton Hotel Monrovia means good news for Liberia tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 11, 2019 06:36 0

A franchise agreement with Marriott International was signed today for the first Four Points by Sheraton hotel in Liberia. Located in the capital city, Monrovia. ... Read More

EU and UK reach post-Brexit visa-free travel agreement

EU and UK reach post-Brexit visa-free travel agreement

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 9, 2019 19:18 0

The endless debate regarding the forthcoming Brexit rules between Europe and the Unite Kingdom seems to have come to a final agreement that will allow ... Read More

United Airlines picks GoJet to fly its new Bombardier CRJ550 planes

United Airlines picks GoJet to fly its new Bombardier CRJ550 planes

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 22:05 0

GoJet announced that United Airlines has selected it to fly Bombardier's new model aircraft, the CRJ550. GoJet and United Airlines have executed a letter of ... 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

INTELITY hires key players to aid its 2019 expansion plans

INTELITY hires key players to aid its 2019 expansion plans

editor editor- February 6, 2019 01:30 0

INTELITY announced today that Young Lee and Erynn Torrenga have joined the company. Additionally, the company has promoted Benjamin Keller to SVP of Sales, West. ... Read More

China Southern Airlines celebrating Chinese New Year with 15 days of a Daily Giveaway

China Southern Airlines celebrating Chinese New Year with 15 days of a Daily Giveaway

editor editor- February 5, 2019 19:41 0

To kick off Chinese New Year, from February 5-19 China Southern airlines will be running a promotion on their Instagram account @chinasouthernamerica which will award ... Read More

Minister: South Africa wants more Chinese tourists

Minister: South Africa wants more Chinese tourists

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019 17:25 0

South African Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom said that South Africa wants to attract more Chinese visitors and is striving to make their travel easier ... Read More

No entry to Australia for Saudi Women traveling without male guardian?

No entry to Australia for Saudi Women traveling without male guardian?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 3, 2019 20:59 0

Are Australian Border Force officers targeting Saudi Arabian women whom they suspect will apply for asylum? is Australia blocking asylum seeking Saudi Arabian women from ... Read More

Uganda officials bust major ivory and pangolin scales smuggling racket

Uganda officials bust major ivory and pangolin scales smuggling racket

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 20:20 0

Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has started reaping the results from the introduction of Non-intrusive Cargo Inspection (NII) scanning technology that this week, uncovered a major ... Read More

Oneworld unveils major benefits for customers and airlines

Oneworld unveils major benefits for customers and airlines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 17:30 0

The CEOs of oneworld member airlines today met in London to unveil a radical transformation of the global alliance as it marks the 20th anniversary ... Read More

26th annual World Travel Awards opens for submissions

26th annual World Travel Awards opens for submissions

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 30, 2019 19:37 0

World Travel Awards (WTA) is pleased to announce its annual “call for entries” for inclusion in the most prestigious awards and recognition initiative in travel ... Read More

Four Seasons announces nine planned new hotel openings in 2019

Four Seasons announces nine planned new hotel openings in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 30, 2019 02:52 0

The coming year will mark several significant new openings for Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world's leading luxury hospitality company, with the debut of ... Read More

Dubai Tourism drops PRO card fee for hotels, tour companies and event organizers

Dubai Tourism drops PRO card fee for hotels, tour companies and event organizers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2019 16:22 0

Dubai Tourism has waived a mandatory requirement for hotel establishments, tourism companies and event organizers to obtain a Public Relations Officer (PRO) card prior to ... Read More

Oman hotel market: Sustainable growth?

Oman hotel market: Sustainable growth?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 27, 2019 15:56 0

Between 2013 and 2017 the number of hotels in Oman increased by 35%, according to the National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI). With Oman experiencing ... Read More

Sierra Leone Tourism went all out at FITUR to attract Spanish visitors

Sierra Leone Tourism went all out at FITUR to attract Spanish visitors

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 27, 2019 09:21 0

With its palm-fringed beaches, breathtaking mountains, tropical rainforests, and vibrant culture, Sierra Leone is one of West Africa’s most seductive destinations. Sierra Leone is on ... Read More

Cayman Islands breaking tourist records

Cayman Islands breaking tourist records

editor editor- January 26, 2019 01:49 0

The Cayman Islands has maintained its market share with another year of record-breaking statistical arrivals. Read More

Very, very big business: Macau tourism numbers are in

Very, very big business: Macau tourism numbers are in

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 24, 2019 07:16 0

Tourism to Macau is very biog business. 35.8 million went to the Las Vegas of Asia last year. an increase of 9.8 percent. The Macau ... Read More

TAP Air Portugal triples its flights between Newark and Porto

TAP Air Portugal triples its flights between Newark and Porto

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019 20:05 0

TAP Air Portugal - the flag carrier airline of Portugal, will triple its flights between Newark and Porto starting June 1, flying six weekly nonstop ... Read More

Arabian Travel Market launches inaugural consumer event ‘ATM Holiday Shopper’

Arabian Travel Market launches inaugural consumer event ‘ATM Holiday Shopper’

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2019 09:02 0

Reed Travel Exhibitions, organiser of the annual Arabian Travel Market (ATM) showcase in Dubai, which will take place at the Dubai World Trade Centre from ... Read More

A first in Vietnam: Gambling for locals in a casino resort

A first in Vietnam: Gambling for locals in a casino resort

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2019 06:48 0

How Vietnamese gambler can play for money in Vietnam The answer is Corona casino, which is part of Corona Resort & Casino on Phu Quoc ... Read More

Wayne County Airport Authority welcomes new CEO

Wayne County Airport Authority welcomes new CEO

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019 02:10 0

The Wayne County Airport Authority Board of Directors confirmed the appointment of Chad Newton as Chief Executive Officer of the Wayne County Airport Authority (WCAA) ... Read More

East African tourism remains calm after Nairobi terror attack

East African tourism remains calm after Nairobi terror attack

editor editor- January 17, 2019 23:14 0

Tourism operators in Kenya and the rest of East Africa have expressed their feelings over the recent Nairobi terror attack. Read More

The importance of cruise ship tourism

The importance of cruise ship tourism

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- January 7, 2019 23:55 0

Seychelles as a country that is totally dependent on tourism and needs to now move to better understand Cruise Ship Business. Read More

First Boeing 787-10 begins regular transcontinental service

First Boeing 787-10 begins regular transcontinental service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 7, 2019 19:42 0

Today, first Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner began regular service as UA2418, departing from Los Angeles International Airport traveling to Newark Liberty International Airport. United Airlines is ... Read More

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