Tag: foreign visitors

Tanzanian tour operators plan to turn Dar Es Salaam into Paris of East Africa

Tanzanian tour operators plan to turn Dar Es Salaam into Paris of East Africa

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- May 14, 2019 20:15 0

Tanzania Tanzanian tour operators are mulling over the idea of turning the country’s commercial center of Dar Es Salaam into a ‘tourism paradise’, a copycat ... Read More

Russia’s Saint Petersburg introduces ‘tourist tax’

Russia’s Saint Petersburg introduces ‘tourist tax’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019 17:15 0

Russian President Vladimir Putin approved the introduction of a tourist tax on foreign visitors in St. Petersburg, Russia. The head of state made a statement ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 01:40 0

Upper house of the Russian parliament, the Federation Council, have passed on Monday a bill allowing foreign tourists with Fan-IDs to travel to Russia without ... Read More

A new Tourism potential in Tanzania: The Southern Circuit

A new Tourism potential in Tanzania: The Southern Circuit

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- April 21, 2019 21:39 0

A new Tourism potential is about to be unlocked In Tanzania. All roads and international air routes will in the near future, be leading to ... Read More

Italian exhibition group launches key words for the 2020 tourism industry

Italian exhibition group launches key words for the 2020 tourism industry

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019 18:01 0

Active food and wine tourism, the quality of life, the search for beauty and creativity: the combination of ingredients on which tourists increasingly base their ... Read More

New LCC airline set to launch

New LCC airline set to launch

editor editor- April 2, 2019 01:25 0

“With Board approval for this exciting new airline granted just six months ago, seats going on sale so swiftly is a remarkable achievement,” said Peter ... Read More

5 places to visit on your bucket list

5 places to visit on your bucket list

editor editor- April 1, 2019 21:30 0

While everyone’s ultimate travel bucket list is different, there are certain destinations that really shouldn’t be missed, from American and Canadian destinations to places around ... Read More

Gambling is big business in tourism

Gambling is big business in tourism

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- March 26, 2019 02:22 0

The gambling industry, which happens to be a really big one worldwide, is one of the most popular in terms of tourism. That’s why casino ... Read More

Wizz Air first foreign airline to operate double-digit route network from Keflavik

Wizz Air first foreign airline to operate double-digit route network from Keflavik

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 15:41 0

Keflavik Airport has confirmed that Wizz Air is set to begin flights to Krakow from 16 September, with the carrier planning to serve the destination ... Read More

Let’s Talk Art in Tokyo

Let’s Talk Art in Tokyo

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2019 06:22 0

The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan's first national art museum situated near the Imperial Palace, will launch Let's Talk Art! . It's an English program ... Read More

UK remains 3rd most important European source market for Germany incoming; Ireland passes half million mark

UK remains 3rd most important European source market for Germany incoming; Ireland passes half million mark

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- March 5, 2019 11:31 0

2019 – with an increase of 4% in overnight stays, the German National Tourist Office UK and Ireland (GNTO) has retained its position as the ... 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

Tourism Ministry: Foreign tourists spent $73.1 billion in China in 2018

Tourism Ministry: Foreign tourists spent $73.1 billion in China in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019 00:30 0

Foreign visitors made 30.54 million trips to China in 2018, a 4.7 percent increase than that of 2017, according to China's Ministry of Culture and ... Read More

Philippines targets 8.2 million tourists in 2019

Philippines targets 8.2 million tourists in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019 22:35 0

The Philippines welcomed 7,127,168 foreign visitors in 2018, and the Philippine Department of Tourism saying it is aiming for 8.2 million this year. The department ... Read More

Ghana beefs up leisure tourism

editor editor- January 29, 2019 21:16 0

According to the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) leisure travel spending (inbound and domestic) generated 66.5% of direct Travel & Tourism GDP in 2017 ... Read More

Deadly terror attack on Catholic Cathedral during mass putting tourism plans on hold

Deadly terror attack on Catholic Cathedral during mass putting tourism plans on hold

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 27, 2019 09:35 0

Jolo Island in the Philippines means a mixture of Muslims and Christians trying to live together. The region had big plans to become a Boracay type ... 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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019 17:25 0

From 23 to 27 January, Madrid will once again become the focus of attention for the international tourism community with FITUR, the International Tourism Fair, ... 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

Japan introduces new tourist ‘departure tax’

Japan introduces new tourist ‘departure tax’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 7, 2019 17:25 0

Japan introduced new 'departure tax' for both, its own citizens and foreign visitors. The levy of 1,000 yen will be tied to the cost of ... Read More

Louvre 10.2 million, New York Metropolitan Museum 7.4 million visitors in 2018

Louvre 10.2 million, New York Metropolitan Museum 7.4 million visitors in 2018

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 5, 2019 10:56 0

The “Heavenly Bodies” explored the links between fashion and the Catholic Church and attracted 1.7 million people to the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art. ... Read More

Leaving Japan as a tourist: It will cost you!

Leaving Japan as a tourist: It will cost you!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018 21:03 0

On Jan. 7, the Japanese government will introduce an international tourist tax. The tax of ¥1,000 (About $10) will be collected from every traveler when ... Read More

Suicide Tourism: A popular tourist destination in Japan with a dark reputation

Suicide Tourism: A popular tourist destination in Japan with a dark reputation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018 07:54 0

Suicide Tourism is a very dark side of tourism one better not mention. Therefore the  Japan National Tourism Organization will only tell you about the ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018 22:50 0

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

Spending Christmas in Kilimanjaro, down of the Roof of Africa

Spending Christmas in Kilimanjaro, down of the Roof of Africa

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- December 25, 2018 21:07 0

Spending Christmas and New Year holidays on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro is such a thrilling moment now pulling thousands of travelers from Africa and ... Read More

Great News for Palestine Tourism: Bethlehem hotels booked for Christmas

Great News for Palestine Tourism: Bethlehem hotels booked for Christmas

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 25, 2018 04:12 0

Palestinian Tourism Minister Rula Maaya said all Bethlehem hotels were fully booked, and the city hosts an "astounding" 10,000 tourists overnight on Monday night. Read More

Japan tourism chief: More action needed to achieve goal of 10 million visitors

Japan tourism chief: More action needed to achieve goal of 10 million visitors

editor editor- June 24, 2013 08:15 0

TOKYO, Japan - The rapid drop in yen helped lure a record 3.17 million tourists to Japan from January to April, but achieving the government’s ... Read More

Degradation of Phuket blamed on rapid development of mass tourism industry

Degradation of Phuket blamed on rapid development of mass tourism industry

editor editor- June 15, 2013 08:20 0

PHUKET, Thailand - The Senate Standing Committee on Tourism yesterday highlighted a series of issues plaguing Phuket due to the rapid development of the province ... Read More

Myanmar airport prepares for surge in passenger numbers

Myanmar airport prepares for surge in passenger numbers

editor editor- June 14, 2013 05:30 0

YANGON, MYANMAR – Yangon International Airport (YIA) in Myanmar is gearing up for projected 20% annual growth with new common-use systems from air transport IT ... Read More

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