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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

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

U.S. DOT launches Port Infrastructure Development Program
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U.S. DOT launches Port Infrastructure Development Program

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to apply for $292.7 million in ... Read More

UNWTO: Exports from international tourism hit $1.7 trillion
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UNWTO: Exports from international tourism hit $1.7 trillion

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

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

U.S. Travel concerned over tensions with China
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U.S. Travel concerned over tensions with China

editor editor- May 28, 2019

Competition between China and the U.S. has intensified on several fronts including trade and technology, the South China Sea and ... Read More

Ambassador Mangu creates synergies between Rwandan and Tanzanian tourism players
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Ambassador Mangu creates synergies between Rwandan and Tanzanian tourism players

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- May 28, 2019

Tanzanian ambassador to Rwanda, Ernest Mangu, is engaging tour operators from both countries to create synergies, in his latest efforts ... Read More

Qatar Airways’ Doha-Izmir flight marks the addition of airline’s seventh Turkish gateway
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Qatar Airways’ Doha-Izmir flight marks the addition of airline’s seventh Turkish gateway

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

Qatar Airways’ first flight from Doha to Izmir landed today at Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport, marking the addition of airline’s ... Read More

Chinese CRRC exports Railway Vehicles for over 12 billion US Dollars
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Chinese CRRC exports Railway Vehicles for over 12 billion US Dollars

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2019

For decades, Chinese rail giant CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles has been working on the way to go global. With CRRC ... Read More

One Country, One People, One Seychelles: Tourism but no militarization
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One Country, One People, One Seychelles: Tourism but no militarization

mm Alain St.Ange- May 22, 2019

This presentation is about Seychelles, the people, our hopes and our dreams.  It is from the people and for the ... Read More

Drink like a New Yorker
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Drink like a New Yorker

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- April 20, 2019

If you live in New York, work in New York or are doing business in New York – there is ... Read More

Oxford Economics: Brand USA’s marketing initiatives drove record international visitor spending
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Oxford Economics: Brand USA’s marketing initiatives drove record international visitor spending

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

Today, Brand USA, the destination marketing organization for the United States, announced that a study by Oxford Economics shows Brand ... Read More

London to Chengdu now direct
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London to Chengdu now direct

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019

Heathrow today has welcomed Air China’s thrice-weekly service to Chengdu, home to the Giant Panda Breeding Research Base and Sichuan ... Read More

WTTC: Travel and Tourism is Zambia’s 2018 fastest-growing national economic sector
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WTTC: Travel and Tourism is Zambia’s 2018 fastest-growing national economic sector

editor editor- March 20, 2019

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) is getting ready for its Annual Summit in Seville next month, and Africa ... Read More

How to read so much positive news on Egypt Tourism by WTTC
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How to read so much positive news on Egypt Tourism by WTTC

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019

The WTTC Annual Summit is only weeks away and the World Travel and Tourism Council is working hard pumping out ... Read More

Yale, Columbia, UCLA, UC Berkeley: Trump’s trade wars cost US economy $7.8 billion in 2018
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Yale, Columbia, UCLA, UC Berkeley: Trump’s trade wars cost US economy $7.8 billion in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 16, 2019

America’s trade war resulted in $7.8 billion in losses for the nation’s economy, while the subsequent higher costs of imports ... Read More

WTTC: African tourism sector booming
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WTTC: African tourism sector booming

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019

Travel & Tourism in Africa is booming, growing 5.6% in 2018 compared to the global average of 3.9% and the ... Read More

Kenya Travel & Tourism exceeding global and regional levels in 2018
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Kenya Travel & Tourism exceeding global and regional levels in 2018

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019

Travel & Tourism in Kenya grew faster than the regional average and significantly above other economies in Sub-Saharan Africa, according ... Read More

US travel sector retains  Number One status and grows despite trade tensions
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US travel sector retains Number One status and grows despite trade tensions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019

The United States retained its status as the world’s largest Travel & Tourism economy despite a standstill in international visitors ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association Board of Directors gets new members
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U.S. Travel Association Board of Directors gets new members

editor editor- February 27, 2019

Camille Fergusson, the executive director of the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) has been elected to the U.S. ... Read More

European Parliament and Commission urged to move towards integrated European tourism policy
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European Parliament and Commission urged to move towards integrated European tourism policy

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019

The European Tourism Manifesto for Growth and Jobs and the World Travel & Tourism Council have today declared the urgent ... Read More

Emirates airline launches new service between Dubai and Porto
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Emirates airline launches new service between Dubai and Porto

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019

Emirates announced today it will launch a four times weekly service between Portugal’s second largest city, Porto, and Dubai, from ... Read More

Indian Hotels Company introduces Taj hotel brand in Rajasthan
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Indian Hotels Company introduces Taj hotel brand in Rajasthan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019

The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL), South Asia’s largest hospitality company introduces its Taj hotel brand to Alwar in Rajasthan. ... Read More

IATA: Air freight demand ends year up 3.5%
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IATA: Air freight demand ends year up 3.5%

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released full-year 2018 data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in ... Read More

FITUR beats the record for participation in its most international edition yet
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FITUR beats the record for participation in its most international edition yet

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019

From 23 to 27 January, Madrid will once again become the focus of attention for the international tourism community with ... Read More

Myanmar-India Business Summit indicates tourism cooperation
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Myanmar-India Business Summit indicates tourism cooperation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 15, 2019

There are growing links between India and Myanmar in tourism. Visiting Consul General of India Mr Nandan Singh Bhaisora ppointed ... Read More

Pakistan Foreign Minister: The next big thing is tourism
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Pakistan Foreign Minister: The next big thing is tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 28, 2018

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said Pakistan was projected to be the next big thing in international tourism. “Following ... Read More

Qatar Airways celebrate the launch of its third Vietnamese gateway
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Qatar Airways celebrate the launch of its third Vietnamese gateway

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018

To celebrate the launch of Qatar Airways’ inaugural flight to Da Nang, Vietnam, Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency ... Read More

Qatar Airways flies to Da Nang, Vietnam
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Qatar Airways flies to Da Nang, Vietnam

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2018

The first Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Da Nang, Vietnam touched down today at Da Nang International Airport, where ... Read More

Heathrow will handle 66 London Eyes worth of Christmas cargo
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Heathrow will handle 66 London Eyes worth of Christmas cargo

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2018

Heathrow data reveals the role the UK’s only hub airport and biggest port by value plays in transporting essential ingredients ... Read More

Top international countries and events at 40th SIGEP
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Top international countries and events at 40th SIGEP

editor editor- December 12, 2018

The appointment at SIGEP 2019 already has the participation of over 20 countries scheduled Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018
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Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law ... Read More

Why Tourism Matters according to SKAL
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Why Tourism Matters according to SKAL

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- June 24, 2018

During the recently held 47th Skål Asian Area Congress in Macau, Skål International World President Susanna Saari shared, in her ... Read More

Guam Visitors Bureau: First tourism office ever to receive highest export award in US
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Guam Visitors Bureau: First tourism office ever to receive highest export award in US

editor editor- May 30, 2017

US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross presented the Guam Visitors Bureau with the President’s “E” Award for Export Service at ... Read More

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Brand USA hosts first-ever China MegaFam

editor editor- November 5, 2016

Brand USA, the destination marketing organization for the United States, in partnership with United Airlines, hosted its first-ever China familiarization ... Read More

Authentic Polynesia with three kings ruling a French territory on the Blue Continent
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Authentic Polynesia with three kings ruling a French territory on the Blue Continent

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 29, 2016

eTN this week attended FESTPAC hosted on the U.S. West Pacific island of Guam. It's a festival of cultures and ... Read More

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