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Europe falls behind USA in cost of living

Europe falls behind USA in cost of living

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 17:15 0

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

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

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

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- May 31, 2019 21:34 0

Tourists and foreign visitors traveling to Tanzania are advised not to carry with them plastic bags on arrival at the major airports effective Saturday this ... Read More

Safertourism.com: Love to all from St. Lucia

Safertourism.com: Love to all from St. Lucia

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- May 16, 2019 08:46 0

Safe tourism is the goal of any well-established travel and tourism destination, and St. Lucia is a good example. Safertourism.com president Dr. Peter Tarlow is ... Read More

Deadly Aeroflot Crash: SU 1492 in flames when landing at Moscow-Sheremetyevo airport.

Deadly Aeroflot Crash: SU 1492 in flames when landing at Moscow-Sheremetyevo airport.

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2019 19:03 0

Skyteam airline member Aeroflot from Russia today had a deadly crash at Moscow-Sheremetyevo airport after engines caught fire. A hero flight attendant while helping passengers to ... Read More

Lebanon crowned the most beautiful wedding destination in the Middle East

Lebanon crowned the most beautiful wedding destination in the Middle East

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 18:36 0

At an international event held in Dubai, Lebanon was crowned the most beautiful in the Middle East, as Chateau Rweiss won the international DWP ACE ... 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

Sri Lanka gets a hug: Solidarity is pouring in from every corner of the world after an Easter Sunday of Terror

Sri Lanka gets a hug: Solidarity is pouring in from every corner of the world after an Easter Sunday of Terror

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019 07:20 0

After an Easter of Terror Sri Lanka needs a hug. Easter Monday is the day hugs are pouring in from every corner of the world. ... Read More

Sri Lanka: More attacks in progress,  Internet off, Curfew ordered: European Union offers support and issues statement

Sri Lanka: More attacks in progress, Internet off, Curfew ordered: European Union offers support and issues statement

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019 10:12 0

The European Union High Representative Vice-President Federica Mogherini issued a statement after the deadly terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka this morning At the end of ... Read More

Shangri La Hotel Colombo Veteran Chef killed with 160 people in 6 terror attacks in Sri Lanka

Shangri La Hotel Colombo Veteran Chef killed with 160 people in 6 terror attacks in Sri Lanka

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019 08:06 3

Shangri La Colombo Veteran chef Shantha Mayadunne and her daughter are among 138 or more dead this morning at 6 deadly terror blasts on Easter ... Read More

Terror Attack on Shangri La, Kingsbury Hotel and three churches in Sri Lanka

Terror Attack on Shangri La, Kingsbury Hotel and three churches in Sri Lanka

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019 06:19 1

The Shangri La Hotel Colombo, the Kingsbury Hotel and three churches in Kochchikade and Negombo were targeted by terrorists today in Sri Lanka. This is ... Read More

Boat Charter Policy private stakeholder consultative meeting

Boat Charter Policy private stakeholder consultative meeting

editor editor- April 18, 2019 20:17 0

A consultative meeting with private sector stakeholders to discuss the revision of the tourism Boat Charter Policy was held on the 5th April 2019 at ... Read More

North Korea abandoning tourism? Test fires weapon

North Korea abandoning tourism? Test fires weapon

editor editor- April 17, 2019 22:43 1

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un today witnessed the test-firing of a new type of tactical guided weapon. The Korean Central News Agency said Chairman ... 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

Italy travel: Destination Baia and Latina steps into the video limelight

Italy travel: Destination Baia and Latina steps into the video limelight

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 21, 2019 02:03 0

In 2017,  “The Year of the  Borghi” was celebrated in Italy. According to the directive of the former Minister, Dario Franceschini, the initiative was created ... Read More

Iran Tourism: What about hitchhiking as a woman?

Iran Tourism: What about hitchhiking as a woman?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 15:32 0

There is no war in Iran, the country is generally safe, and the living standards are comparable to those of Europe. The architecture is gorgeous, ... Read More

Russia to allow “friendly foreigners” to stay in country visa-free for two weeks

Russia to allow “friendly foreigners” to stay in country visa-free for two weeks

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 02:27 0

Russia's State Duma (Parliament) introduced a bill that would allow foreigners to stay for two weeks in Russia without an entry visa. The authors of ... Read More

30,000 flights won’t be able to land at Milan’s Airport Linate during Italy’s high summer season

30,000 flights won’t be able to land at Milan’s Airport Linate during Italy’s high summer season

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- February 26, 2019 00:18 0

Milan’s Airport Linate is not only very passenger friendly but also very easy to reach from Milan’s city center. There are three airports for Milan ... Read More

Switzerland may cancel free-movement accord with EU as immigration rises

Switzerland may cancel free-movement accord with EU as immigration rises

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019 19:35 0

Immigration into Switzerland rose again last year, taking the foreign population further above 2 million. Statistics released on Friday showed net immigration of citizens from ... Read More

American tourists killed in Kenyan plane crash

American tourists killed in Kenyan plane crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 23:50 0

According to Kenya Civil Aviation Authority, a light aircraft crashed in Great Rift Valley region of Kenya on Wednesday. Kenyan pilot and four foreigners, including ... Read More

Foreign medical tourists flock to Russia for low-cost treatment

Foreign medical tourists flock to Russia for low-cost treatment

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019 16:40 0

The number of foreigners coming to Russia for medical treatment is growing exponentially, rising by 40 percent last year, according to Medsi, one of the ... Read More

Putin: Russia will keep moving towards lifting restrictions for tourists

Putin: Russia will keep moving towards lifting restrictions for tourists

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 18:25 0

According to Russian President Vladimir Putin, short-term visa-free entry for foreigners and electronic visas is the way to go for Russia if it wants to ... Read More

EU: ‘Golden visas’ bring corruption and money laundering in their wake

EU: ‘Golden visas’ bring corruption and money laundering in their wake

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019 15:40 0

The European Union is set to urge member states on Wednesday to crack down on schemes to grant “golden visas” to foreign investors, warning they ... Read More

Why India is the Perfect Place to Travel with a Beard

Why India is the Perfect Place to Travel with a Beard

editor editor- January 23, 2019 09:29 0

Ever since ancient times, a lot of men chose to wear beards. Today beards are popular once again across the Western world, but at the ... 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

Four foreign tourists killed, dozens injured in Cuba bus crash

Four foreign tourists killed, dozens injured in Cuba bus crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 12, 2019 02:08 0

Tour bus carrying 40 passengers, including 22 foreign tourists from Argentina, Canada, Spain, the United States, France, the Netherlands and Mexico, overturned near Guantanamo in ... Read More

Seven killed at a Playa del Carmen bar in a low income neighborhood

Seven killed at a Playa del Carmen bar in a low income neighborhood

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019 20:18 0

Mexican tourism officials had been working hard to make Mexican tourist destinations safe. The message remains tourists are safe in Mexico and not the target ... Read More

Marriott data breach: Passports not encrypted

Marriott data breach: Passports not encrypted

editor editor- January 4, 2019 21:05 0

Marriott said for the first time that 5.25 million passport numbers were kept in the Starwood system in plain, unencrypted data files Read More

A proud day for CEO Deepak Raj Joshi and the Nepal Tourism Board

A proud day for CEO Deepak Raj Joshi and the Nepal Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018 07:16 0

The CEO of the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), Deepak Raj Joshi is a proud man, Shradha Shrestha, the woman responsible for brand promotion is a ... Read More

Human Rights Violation in New Zealand against Foreign Tourists?

Human Rights Violation in New Zealand against Foreign Tourists?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018 02:27 0

In Hawaii, they call it Kamaaina Rates, in Indonesia hotel rates for locals, are highly discounted, but in New Zealand, such advantages are human rights ... Read More

Bangladesh Election Fear: Empty hotels in high tourist season

Bangladesh Election Fear: Empty hotels in high tourist season

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 29, 2018 07:19 0

The peak season for Bangladesh tourism is now, but Bangladesh tourists spots like Cox's Bazar are deserted. The Asian country's tourism sector has been hit ... Read More

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