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China – Tajikistan Tourism: Presidents agreed to improve cooperation
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China – Tajikistan Tourism: Presidents agreed to improve cooperation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 16, 2019

Tourism was on the agenda, when Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon and Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks Saturday, agreeing to ... Read More

Hong Kong government forced to shelf China extradition bill amid huge street protests
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Hong Kong government forced to shelf China extradition bill amid huge street protests

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s pro-Beijing leader, has announced that her government is suspending the plans to introduce a controversial extradition ... 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

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

A push for market liberalization in the Caribbean
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A push for market liberalization in the Caribbean

mm Seth Miller- June 12, 2019

Can cooperation and market liberalization beat out protectionist interests in the Caribbean? The 2019 Caribavia conference wasted little time in ... Read More

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam
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Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019

In an advertisement in “The New Vision” daily by the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) on June 7, a notice of ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities
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Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities

Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka- June 11, 2019

The Rapid Response Team by Safertourism reached out to Sri Lanka tourism authorities including the minister of tourism and industry ... Read More

Ghana Remains Safe: African Tourism Board Rapid Response Team offers assistance
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Ghana Remains Safe: African Tourism Board Rapid Response Team offers assistance

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 11, 2019

Ghana remains sage, security remains vigilant according to a statement issued by Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the Minister of Information for ... Read More

Russian Convention Bureau participated in St. Petersburg International Economic Forum
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Russian Convention Bureau participated in St. Petersburg International Economic Forum

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

The key theme of RCB's participation at SPIEF'2109, presented in various formats was "Politics and Business: Effective Interaction for Development ... Read More

Tanzania tour operators want reforms to improve business landscape
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Tanzania tour operators want reforms to improve business landscape

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- June 11, 2019

Tanzania tour operators are upbeat at the news that the government would execute the reforms highlighted on the blueprint to ... Read More

World unites to fight against cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro
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World unites to fight against cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- June 11, 2019

Thousands of people across the globe have come together protesting against the potential building of a controversial cable car on ... 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

Tourism Enthusiasts Protest Possible Giveaway Of Murchison Falls For Dam Construction By Ugandan Government
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Tourism Enthusiasts Protest Possible Giveaway Of Murchison Falls For Dam Construction By Ugandan Government

Jonathan Benaiah Jonathan Benaiah- June 9, 2019

Last week on Friday, many Ugandans especially those in the tourism and conservation circles were shocked when an advert appeared ... Read More

Kidnapped from the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong: 150,000 people marched in protest
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Kidnapped from the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong: 150,000 people marched in protest

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 9, 2019

Kidnapped from a five-star hotel in Hongkong and appearing in a mainland China prison thereafter. This happened to a number ... Read More

Russia’s Federal Agency for Tourism launches ‘Sovereign’s Road’ project
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Russia’s Federal Agency for Tourism launches ‘Sovereign’s Road’ project

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

Russia's Federal Agency for Tourism (Rosturizm) and the governors of Moscow, St. Petersburg, Novgorod, Tver regions announced the signing of ... 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

Tourism Authority of Thailand adopts simplified A-B-C Strategy
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Tourism Authority of Thailand adopts simplified A-B-C Strategy

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has adopted a simplified “A-B-C Strategy” to promote emerging tourist destinations by creating inter-linked, ... Read More

India’s new Tourism Minister vows to fulfill Modi’s vision of ‘New India’
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India’s new Tourism Minister vows to fulfill Modi’s vision of ‘New India’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Immediately after becoming India's new Tourism Minister, Prahlad Singh Patel said his ministry will work to fulfill Prime Minister Narendra ... Read More

Lifestyle hotel for millennials will open its doors in Japan
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Lifestyle hotel for millennials will open its doors in Japan

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

Royal Park Hotels and Resorts Company, Ltd. will launch the third hotel of its "CANVAS" line, The Royal Park Canvas ... Read More

Travel to Cuba becoming more difficult: Center for Responsible Travel responds
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Travel to Cuba becoming more difficult: Center for Responsible Travel responds

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced new restrictions on U.S. travel to ... Read More

Sonesta Hotels announces its new credit card
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Sonesta Hotels announces its new credit card

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

Sonesta International Hotels Corporation launched the new Sonesta World Mastercard® to reward loyal guests and Sonesta Travel Pass members in ... Read More

Chinese travelers ‘harassed’: Beijing issues US travel warning
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Chinese travelers ‘harassed’: Beijing issues US travel warning

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

China has issued a travel warning to its citizens traveling to the US, citing reports that trade war tensions have ... 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

Transplant Tourism equals murder in some countries
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Transplant Tourism equals murder in some countries

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

When the alternative is get an organ or die, it's human nature that people become desperate and become a transplant ... 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

Russia wants visa-free travel deal with Japan
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Russia wants visa-free travel deal with Japan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Friday that Moscow asked Tokyo to introduce a visa-free travel regime and hopes ... Read More

Ralph Nader, aviation stakeholders to discuss dangers of aircraft maintenance outsourcing at Washington, DC event
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Ralph Nader, aviation stakeholders to discuss dangers of aircraft maintenance outsourcing at Washington, DC event

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

The Business Travel Coalition (BTC) today confirmed the agenda for a June 4 Aircraft Maintenance Outsourcing Summit at the National ... Read More

European Tourism Ministers meet in Croatia to advance development,  innovation and partnerships
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European Tourism Ministers meet in Croatia to advance development, innovation and partnerships

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

Innovation, partnerships and managing rising tourist numbers have been top of the agenda at the 64th Meeting of the World ... Read More

Innovative Mediterranean tourism endeavor: The Sistina project
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Innovative Mediterranean tourism endeavor: The Sistina project

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 28, 2019

Fourteen tourist itineraries, 4 product lines, and the Grandtourupmed.eu platform - these are the credentials of the Sistina Project, an ... 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

Travel & Tourism Excellence Awards debuts by FICCI
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Travel & Tourism Excellence Awards debuts by FICCI

editor editor- May 27, 2019

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) Awards established the awards to recognize excellence in order to ... Read More

AfCFTA: World’s largest free trade zone launches in Africa this week
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AfCFTA: World’s largest free trade zone launches in Africa this week

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will come into force on Thursday. It will be the largest free trade ... Read More

A piece of American history, ancient culture, white sandy beaches and so remote like no place else?
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A piece of American history, ancient culture, white sandy beaches and so remote like no place else?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

Where can you find a piece of American history and ancient culture like no other place else? Where can you ... Read More

Maritime security the Seychelles way
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Maritime security the Seychelles way

mm Alain St.Ange- May 25, 2019

Africa’s smallest nation is setting a standard for safe sustainable seas through the prosecution of pirates, international maritime cooperation, and ... Read More