Tag: FIFA world cup

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

UNWTO and Barça Innovation Hub launch global Sports Tourism Start-up Competition
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UNWTO and Barça Innovation Hub launch global Sports Tourism Start-up Competition

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in collaboration with Barça Innovation Hub (BIHUB) and with the support of the Qatar National ... Read More

Moscow Domodedovo Airport opens new entry to the multilevel car parking
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Moscow Domodedovo Airport opens new entry to the multilevel car parking

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Moscow Domodedovo Airport launched an additional entry to the multilevel car parking (Р2) from the flyover. Drivers can access P2 ... Read More

Moscow mayor: New city-wide facial recognition system “would be only rivaled by China”
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Moscow mayor: New city-wide facial recognition system “would be only rivaled by China”

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

The Mayor of Moscow said on Thursday that Russian capital’s authorities plan to create a large-scale facial recognition system comprising ... Read More

Dusit International makes its grand debut  in Qatar
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Dusit International makes its grand debut in Qatar

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

With a view to capture major market share in Qatar’s hospitality sector, Dusit International, one of Thailand’s leading hotel and ... Read More

Russia to use Fan-IDs (again) as visas for 2020 UEFA Euro Cup visitors
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Russia to use Fan-IDs (again) as visas for 2020 UEFA Euro Cup visitors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019

Upper house of the Russian parliament, the Federation Council, have passed on Monday a bill allowing foreign tourists with Fan-IDs ... Read More

Centara celebrates Grand Opening of Centara West Bay Residences & Suites Doha
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Centara celebrates Grand Opening of Centara West Bay Residences & Suites Doha

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, has celebrated the grand opening of its dramatic new waterfront hotel in ... Read More

Platov International becomes first ever five-star Russian airport
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Platov International becomes first ever five-star Russian airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 16, 2019

One of the newest Russian airports, Platov International Airport in the city of Rostov-on-Don, has received the highest mark from ... 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

2,000 Nigerians still in Russia illegally long after FIFA World Cup ended
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2,000 Nigerians still in Russia illegally long after FIFA World Cup ended

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 2, 2019

Almost 2,000 Nigerian football fans who arrived in Russia for the FIFA 2018 World Cup are still in the country, ... Read More

Russia: Visa-free entry for foreign visitors with ‘Fan IDs’ ends December 31
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Russia: Visa-free entry for foreign visitors with ‘Fan IDs’ ends December 31

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018

The Russian Interior Ministry announced that a visa-free entry to Russia for the foreign visitors of the 2018 FIFA World ... Read More

FC Bayern: Not only Munich is proud according to Qatar Airways
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FC Bayern: Not only Munich is proud according to Qatar Airways

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018

FC Bayern soccer match against RB Leipzig at the Allianz Arena in Munich made not only the citizens in the ... Read More

It’s not only FRAPORT or LHR: Also Europe’s regional airports are taking off
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It’s not only FRAPORT or LHR: Also Europe’s regional airports are taking off

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2018

When thinking about airports in Europe, most travel professionals are thinking about London Heathrow, FRAPORT, Munich, Paris De Gaulle. However, Europe’s regional ... Read More

Qatar Airways applauds the draw for 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup
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Qatar Airways applauds the draw for 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2018

Qatar Airways was pleased to be a part of the exciting draw for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, which ... Read More

Centara Unveils Majestic Hotel in the Heart of Doha’s Business District
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Centara Unveils Majestic Hotel in the Heart of Doha’s Business District

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- December 5, 2018

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hospitality group, has made its debut in Qatar with the launch of a spectacular new ... Read More

Brazil tourist numbers soar ahead of 2014 World Cup
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Brazil tourist numbers soar ahead of 2014 World Cup

editor editor- May 11, 2013

Last year, the number of tourists visiting Brazil grew by 4.5 percent, compared to 2011, according to the Brazilian tourism ... Read More

Seychelles singled out for South African tourism recognition
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Seychelles singled out for South African tourism recognition

editor editor- May 11, 2011

In the presence of the Hon. Thokozile Xasa, the Deputy Minister of Tourism of South Africa, and different other SADC ... Read More

South Africa 2010: Still scoring in tourism with TTC Global Conference
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South Africa 2010: Still scoring in tourism with TTC Global Conference

editor editor- August 18, 2010

Being host nation of a major international event is a massive investment. The 2010 FIFA World Cup staged in South ... Read More

World leaders condemn perpetrators of Uganda attacks
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World leaders condemn perpetrators of Uganda attacks

editor editor- July 13, 2010

(eTN) - The perpetrators of “vicious” attacks in Uganda must to be brought to justice, many world leaders have said. Read More

UN and others use World Cup to help raise poverty awareness among African youth
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UN and others use World Cup to help raise poverty awareness among African youth

editor editor- July 12, 2010

(eTN) - While many African nations were counting on luring FIFA World Cup soccer fans to their respective countries, the ... Read More

Eddy Maillet, an incredible achievement
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Eddy Maillet, an incredible achievement

editor editor- July 10, 2010

President James Michel has met with Seychellois FIFA World Cup referee Eddy Maillet on his return from South Africa, where ... Read More

Give us a “shout out” and you could win a trip for two to South Africa, South African Tourism says
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Give us a “shout out” and you could win a trip for two to South Africa, South African Tourism says

editor editor- July 7, 2010

(eTN) - As the 2010 FIFA World Cup(TM), taking place in nine cities across South Africa, comes to its exhilarating ... Read More

British tourists biggest spenders at FIFA World Cup 2010
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British tourists biggest spenders at FIFA World Cup 2010

editor editor- June 25, 2010

According to data from VISA, British tourists in South Africa have so far been the biggest spenders during the FIFA ... Read More

Cape Town welcomes the world with a celebration of color and sound
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Cape Town welcomes the world with a celebration of color and sound

editor editor- June 11, 2010

The planning, preparing, speculating, and strategizing is over and it’s finally here. Cape Town welcomes the world to the 2010 ... Read More

Even fans who do not have tickets can still enjoy the FIFA World Cup
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Even fans who do not have tickets can still enjoy the FIFA World Cup

editor editor- April 9, 2010

Football fans who have not managed to secure tickets for the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ matches to be played at ... Read More

Cape Town ready for 2010 FIFA World Cup™
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Cape Town ready for 2010 FIFA World Cup™

editor editor- March 5, 2010

FIFA this week announced that Cape Town Stadium is “perfect” and is confident that the city will be 100 percent ... Read More

South Africa air traffic control prepares for thousands of flights a day
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South Africa air traffic control prepares for thousands of flights a day

editor editor- February 19, 2010

As the FIFA World Cup draws nearer and the host football association, local transportation, and hotels and resorts are gearing ... Read More

Tanzania eyes tourists during the 2010 FIFA World Cup in Africa
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Tanzania eyes tourists during the 2010 FIFA World Cup in Africa

editor editor- January 25, 2010

DAR ES SALAAM (eTN) - Tanzania is preparing to cash in on the 2010 FIFA World Cup finals in South ... Read More

Unpredictable summer season lies ahead as 2010 FIFA World Cup nears
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Unpredictable summer season lies ahead as 2010 FIFA World Cup nears

editor editor- December 3, 2009

Predictions for the summer tourism season 2009/2010 are hard to call in a world where economic goalposts are constantly shifting ... Read More

Japan names Astro Boy as PR ambassador
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Japan names Astro Boy as PR ambassador

editor editor- October 13, 2009

Japan has named Astro Boy as its PR ambassador for the country's campaign to host the 2018/2022 FIFA World Cup. Read More

SA Tourism’s global marketing focus
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SA Tourism’s global marketing focus

editor editor- July 30, 2009

The current marketing campaign of South African Tourism in Nigeria is not centered primarily on the forthcoming FIFA World Cup ... Read More

Cape Town Tourism makes some noise as the one year countdown to the 2010 FIFA World Cup begins
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Cape Town Tourism makes some noise as the one year countdown to the 2010 FIFA World Cup begins

editor editor- June 13, 2009

Cape Town Tourism took to the streets of the city to celebrate one year until the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Read More