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Russia to deport foreigners violating COVID-19 quarantine
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Russia to deport foreigners violating COVID-19 quarantine

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2020

Russian Foreign Ministry announced today that any foreign citizens who violate rules of COVID-19 quarantine might be deported from Russia ... Read More

Thailand introduces new entry rules for foreign visitors
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Thailand introduces new entry rules for foreign visitors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2020

Thai authorities are planning to introduce new rule for foreigners arriving into the country, requiring mandatory medical certificates confirming that ... Read More

Philippines goes on coronavirus lockdown
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Philippines goes on coronavirus lockdown

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2020

Filipino Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin announced today that Philippines will no longer issue visas to foreigners, barring all foreign ... Read More

Greece to quarantine anyone entering country, regardless of nationality
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Greece to quarantine anyone entering country, regardless of nationality

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 17, 2020

Greek government spokeswoman announced that any person arriving to Greece from abroad will be placed into quarantine for two weeks. ... Read More

Malaysia wants to attract more tourists
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Malaysia wants to attract more tourists

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 24, 2019

Malaysia was once ranked 9th in the world for tourist arrivals. Latest Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report ranks Malaysia 25th ... Read More

Americans not coming: Cuba fails to meet 2019 tourist goals
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Americans not coming: Cuba fails to meet 2019 tourist goals

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2019

The expectations of the Cuban authorities that at least 5 million tourists will visit the island in 2019 did not ... Read More

Agra tourists now have to pay extra to view iconic Taj Mahal
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Agra tourists now have to pay extra to view iconic Taj Mahal

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2019

City officials in Agra, India today announce that domestic and foreign tourists will now have to pay extra to view ... Read More

Ukraine to launch dedicated tourism development agency
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Ukraine to launch dedicated tourism development agency

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 26, 2019

Ukraine's State Secretary at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports, Artem Bidenko, announced that Ukrainian dedicated tourism development agency ... Read More

Saint Lucia records largest increase in visitor arrivals to date in September
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Saint Lucia records largest increase in visitor arrivals to date in September

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 31, 2019

The sun-drenched and events-filled Caribbean destination of Saint Lucia continues to grab headlines, as its diverse tourism offerings keep resonating ... Read More

200K visitors from 217 countries: Ethiopian tourism soars with e-visa
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200K visitors from 217 countries: Ethiopian tourism soars with e-visa

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 17, 2019

With the introduction of e-visa service back in June 2017, Ethiopia has opened its doors for foreign visitors wider than ... Read More

Brazil Embratur launches new tourism campaign
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Brazil Embratur launches new tourism campaign

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 16, 2019

The Brazilian Tourism Board (Embratur) launched this week "The King of Rolê", their newest international promotional campaign. The competition will ... Read More

Saint Lucia Tourism: Best August ever!
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Saint Lucia Tourism: Best August ever!

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 14, 2019

According to the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA), a record-breaking streak in visitor arrivals to the acclaimed destination continues. The ... Read More

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

Europe falls behind USA in cost of living
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Europe falls behind USA in cost of living

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

ECA International’s latest Cost of Living report today reveals that Europe now accounts for less than a fifth of the ... Read More

Agra Tourism: Facing the challenge of change
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Agra Tourism: Facing the challenge of change

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- June 10, 2019

It is said that there are two kinds of people in the world - those who have seen the Taj ... Read More

Arctic tourist train for foreign visitors launched in Russia
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Arctic tourist train for foreign visitors launched in Russia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

Russian Far East Investment and Export agency announced that the first charter train to Russia's Arctic region will set off ... Read More

Tourists traveling to Tanzania: No plastic bags or face fines or imprisonment
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Tourists traveling to Tanzania: No plastic bags or face fines or imprisonment

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- May 31, 2019

Tourists and foreign visitors traveling to Tanzania are advised not to carry with them plastic bags on arrival at the ... 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

ICCA: Colombia is in top 30 countries for meetings tourism
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ICCA: Colombia is in top 30 countries for meetings tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

The annual ranking by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) revealed that Colombia is included in the top 30 ... Read More

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

Tanzania Tanzanian tour operators are mulling over the idea of turning the country’s commercial center of Dar Es Salaam into ... Read More

Russia’s Saint Petersburg introduces ‘tourist tax’
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Russia’s Saint Petersburg introduces ‘tourist tax’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019

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

A new Tourism potential in Tanzania: The Southern Circuit
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A new Tourism potential in Tanzania: The Southern Circuit

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- April 21, 2019

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

Italian exhibition group launches key words for the 2020 tourism industry
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Italian exhibition group launches key words for the 2020 tourism industry

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019

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

New LCC airline set to launch
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New LCC airline set to launch

editor editor- April 2, 2019

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

5 places to visit on your bucket list
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5 places to visit on your bucket list

editor editor- April 1, 2019

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

Gambling is big business in tourism
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Gambling is big business in tourism

mm Alain St.Ange- March 26, 2019

The gambling industry, which happens to be a really big one worldwide, is one of the most popular in terms ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

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

Let’s Talk Art in Tokyo
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Let’s Talk Art in Tokyo

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2019

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

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

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- March 5, 2019

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

Thailand visa on arrival makes travel to the country smoother
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Thailand visa on arrival makes travel to the country smoother

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019

The Thailand visa on arrival online or Thai eVOA was launched in November 2018 to make it easier for foreign ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019

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

Philippines targets 8.2 million tourists in 2019
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Philippines targets 8.2 million tourists in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019

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

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Ghana beefs up leisure tourism

editor editor- January 29, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 27, 2019

Jolo Island in the Philippines means a mixture of Muslims and Christians trying to live together. The region had big ... Read More

Very, very big business: Macau tourism numbers are in
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Very, very big business: Macau tourism numbers are in

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 24, 2019

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