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Florence Council approves whopping tourist tax increase
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Florence Council approves whopping tourist tax increase

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- December 14, 2019

Florence remodeled the tourist tax which from next January increases from 10 cents all the way up to one euro ... Read More

One Russian tourist killed, 10 injured in Italy tourist bus crash
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One Russian tourist killed, 10 injured in Italy tourist bus crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

A tourist bus carrying 60 Russian citizens overturned on the Siena-Florence highway in Italy, killing one and injuring at least ... Read More

Bugoma Forest must remain, says Uganda’s President, but conservationists not celebrating just yet
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Bugoma Forest must remain, says Uganda’s President, but conservationists not celebrating just yet

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- May 18, 2019

Following a sustained campaign over a court ruling to lease Bugoma Forest to Hoima Sugar Works last month, Uganda President ... Read More

Italian Tourist Tax receipts in Italy: A record for 2019
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Italian Tourist Tax receipts in Italy: A record for 2019

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 6, 2019

The Italy City Tourist Tax for the year 2019 is foreseen to reach a new record of 600 million euro. ... Read More

Carnival’s first LNG-powered AIDAnova cruise ship makes history in Barcelona
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Carnival’s first LNG-powered AIDAnova cruise ship makes history in Barcelona

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2019

Carnival Corporation & plc, the world's largest leisure travel company, its Germany-based AIDA Cruises brand and numerous representatives from politics, ... Read More

Destination Florence CVB partners with City of Florence for international tourism promotion
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Destination Florence CVB partners with City of Florence for international tourism promotion

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019

Destination Florence CVB is the new official partner of the City of Florence to promote the destination and better the ... Read More

Air Mauritius confirms it will resume flights to Seychelles after 15 years
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Air Mauritius confirms it will resume flights to Seychelles after 15 years

mm Alain St.Ange- April 17, 2019

The Mauritian press has confirmed that Air Mauritius will return to Mahé the main island of Seychelles. It was several ... Read More

Which 3 Italian cities rank as top unique experiences?
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Which 3 Italian cities rank as top unique experiences?

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- April 12, 2019

Italy is the homeland of the cities most appreciated by travelers according to reviews of users of an online platform. ... Read More

U.S. Travel honors its 2019 Travel Champions
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U.S. Travel honors its 2019 Travel Champions

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday announced the recipients of the sixth annual Distinguished Travel Champion Award: Sen. Catherine Cortez ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board Chief Executive sits on Tourism Panel at the sixth Annual Destination Wedding Planners Congress in Dubai
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Seychelles Tourism Board Chief Executive sits on Tourism Panel at the sixth Annual Destination Wedding Planners Congress in Dubai

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019

Seychelles was bestowed with high honours as the destination was represented at the Tourism Panel at the Destination Wedding Planners ... Read More

Václav Havel Airport Prague: Here comes summer
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Václav Havel Airport Prague: Here comes summer

editor editor- March 30, 2019

Spring may have just officially sprung on March 20, but in Prague, summer is starting in just 2 days, and ... Read More

Cunard cruise line uncorks line-up of speakers for 2019 Wine Voyage
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Cunard cruise line uncorks line-up of speakers for 2019 Wine Voyage

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019

Luxury cruise line Cunard has announced that three of the leading wine connoisseurs and oenologists, will join Queen Victoria’s second ... Read More

International travel outperforming economic growth
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International travel outperforming economic growth

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019

In 2018, the number of outbound trips increased by 5.5 percent, resulting in 1.4 billion international trips. Hence, once again ... Read More

Cunard unveils world-class design team for new cruise ship
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Cunard unveils world-class design team for new cruise ship

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019

Luxury cruise line Cunard has announced the world class team of designers recruited to create the interiors for its eagerly ... Read More

FAA restricts drone operations over DOJ and DOD facilities
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FAA restricts drone operations over DOJ and DOD facilities

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019

At the request of its federal security partners, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is using its existing authority under Title ... Read More

NYC Winter Show: A treasure trove for hotel interior designers
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NYC Winter Show: A treasure trove for hotel interior designers

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 31, 2019

If you love beautiful things like jewelry, sculpture, lamps, art and antiques, there is no better place to get your ... Read More

Ambassadors’ Night: Brussels appoints 18 destination ambassadors
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Ambassadors’ Night: Brussels appoints 18 destination ambassadors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 30, 2019

Tonight, at an exclusive gala evening, visit.brussels awards the title of destination ambassador to 18 partners who greatly contributed to ... Read More

Hôtel Martinez wins Jury Prize at CSR Awards of the Maritime Alps region
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Hôtel Martinez wins Jury Prize at CSR Awards of the Maritime Alps region

editor editor- January 16, 2019

Hôtel Martinez, certified by Green Globe for over five years, has been recognized as a leader in sustainable practices in ... Read More

Florence Airport: ‘Untruthful security news’ result in ‘unjustified alarmism’
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Florence Airport: ‘Untruthful security news’ result in ‘unjustified alarmism’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2018

With reference to press reports regarding the security of Florence Airport, Ente Nazionale per l'Aviazione Civile (ENAC) reiterates that Florence ... 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

M.I.C.E.-in-the-bag hits another big run in Düsseldorf, Germany
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M.I.C.E.-in-the-bag hits another big run in Düsseldorf, Germany

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 12, 2018

Düsseldorf was the backdrop for M.I.C.E.-in-the-bag’s latest pop-up event, the fifth one in two years. As with the previous ones ... Read More

MICE in the bag hits another big run in Düsseldorf, Germany, under the seal of eco-sustainability
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MICE in the bag hits another big run in Düsseldorf, Germany, under the seal of eco-sustainability

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 12, 2018

M.I.C.E.-in-the-bag organized another of its invitation-only “Insider Gathering” events at the wonderful Chateauform in Düsseldorf on November 20th. The tailored ... Read More

34 ports in 14 countries: Carnival Legend’s 2020 European schedule released
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34 ports in 14 countries: Carnival Legend’s 2020 European schedule released

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 3, 2018

Carnival Legend will operate Carnival Cruise Line's most diverse European season to date with nine- to 16-day voyages visiting 34 ... Read More

TourCrafters presents Off-Season Florence and Chianti special
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TourCrafters presents Off-Season Florence and Chianti special

editor editor- August 14, 2012

LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - What could be more fun than to spend Thanksgiving or Christmas in Florence, the city of great ... Read More

Future looks good for tourism in the long run
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Future looks good for tourism in the long run

editor editor- May 23, 2012

The travel and tourism industry’s longer-term prospects are good, delegates were told last week at the World Travel Market (WTM ... Read More

Art&Tourism: relaunching culture in Italy and throughout the world
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Art&Tourism: relaunching culture in Italy and throughout the world

editor editor- May 10, 2012

We need a real Copernican revolution in the relationship between development and culture. Read More

Guggenheim Museum Director recognizes importance of Art&Tourism
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Guggenheim Museum Director recognizes importance of Art&Tourism

editor editor- February 14, 2012

Richard Armstrong is one of the personalities in the art world who needs no introduction. But for anyone who does ... Read More

Florence – the cradle of the Renaissance
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Florence – the cradle of the Renaissance

editor editor- November 5, 2011

Known as the cradle of the Renaissance, Florence is a culture-rich city in the heart of Tuscany, Italy. Read More

Good-deal package to Rome and Florence from TourCrafters
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Good-deal package to Rome and Florence from TourCrafters

editor editor- October 7, 2011

LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois — The best deal around is TourCrafters’ 7-day/6-night winter package to Rome and Florence. Read More

Lungarno Collection joins Global Hotel Alliance
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Lungarno Collection joins Global Hotel Alliance

editor editor- July 20, 2011

Global Hotel Alliance (“GHA”) is delighted to welcome the Lungarno Collection as its latest member, as the rapidly-growing alliance now ... Read More

Now is the time to snag a travel deal to visit Italy in the fall
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Now is the time to snag a travel deal to visit Italy in the fall

editor editor- June 23, 2011

LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois — If you’ve longed for a Mediterranean cruise, but have been put off by the prices, here’s good ... Read More

European Tour Operators Association asks where hotel tax dollars will go
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European Tour Operators Association asks where hotel tax dollars will go

editor editor- May 25, 2011

Various hotel associations and other representatives of the travel industry were told in a special meeting yesterday with city authorities ... Read More

TourCrafters releases 2011 Preview: Italy and the Best of Europe
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TourCrafters releases 2011 Preview: Italy and the Best of Europe

editor editor- September 21, 2010

LIBERTYVILLE, IL - TourCrafters has released its online brochure, 2011 Preview: Italy and the Best of Europe, with unique videos ... Read More

ETOA protests ‘retrospective taxation’ in Italy
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ETOA protests ‘retrospective taxation’ in Italy

editor editor- February 5, 2009

The European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) is writing to the government of Italy to protest against the sudden increase in ... Read More

It’s David vs. tourist in Florence
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It’s David vs. tourist in Florence

editor editor- February 8, 2008

Florence has a love-hate relationship with tourists. Its economy utterly depends on tourists. At the same time, little Florence is ... Read More