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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

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

Safertourism.com: Love to all from St. Lucia
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Safertourism.com: Love to all from St. Lucia

mm Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- May 16, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2019

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

Lebanon crowned the most beautiful wedding destination in the Middle East
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Lebanon crowned the most beautiful wedding destination in the Middle East

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019

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

Boat Charter Policy private stakeholder consultative meeting
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Boat Charter Policy private stakeholder consultative meeting

editor editor- April 18, 2019

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

North Korea abandoning tourism? Test fires weapon
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North Korea abandoning tourism? Test fires weapon

editor editor- April 17, 2019

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

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

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 21, 2019

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

Iran Tourism: What about hitchhiking as a woman?
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Iran Tourism: What about hitchhiking as a woman?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019

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

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

mm Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- February 26, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019

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

American tourists killed in Kenyan plane crash
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American tourists killed in Kenyan plane crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019

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

Foreign medical tourists flock to Russia for low-cost treatment
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Foreign medical tourists flock to Russia for low-cost treatment

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019

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

Putin: Russia will keep moving towards lifting restrictions for tourists
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Putin: Russia will keep moving towards lifting restrictions for tourists

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019

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

Why India is the Perfect Place to Travel with a Beard
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Why India is the Perfect Place to Travel with a Beard

editor editor- January 23, 2019

Ever since ancient times, a lot of men chose to wear beards. Today beards are popular once again across the ... Read More

East African tourism remains calm after Nairobi terror attack
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East African tourism remains calm after Nairobi terror attack

editor editor- January 17, 2019

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
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Four foreign tourists killed, dozens injured in Cuba bus crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 12, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019

Mexican tourism officials had been working hard to make Mexican tourist destinations safe. The message remains tourists are safe in ... Read More

Marriott data breach: Passports not encrypted
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Marriott data breach: Passports not encrypted

editor editor- January 4, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018

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

Human Rights Violation in New Zealand against Foreign Tourists?
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Human Rights Violation in New Zealand against Foreign Tourists?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018

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

Bangladesh Election Fear: Empty hotels in high tourist season
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Bangladesh Election Fear: Empty hotels in high tourist season

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 29, 2018

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018

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

UNWTO chief: Growth of African Tourism as industry remains resilient
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UNWTO chief: Growth of African Tourism as industry remains resilient

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018

The festive season in Africa also marks the highest season in the tourism industry, as demand for getaway destinations in ... Read More

Ghanaian Tourism Ambassador: Sex is a tourism booster
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Ghanaian Tourism Ambassador: Sex is a tourism booster

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 27, 2018

Ghanaian radio and TV presenter, Abeiku Aggrey Santana, who in 2016 was announced as a Tourism Ambassador for Ghana, has ... Read More

Tourists killed and beheaded in terror attack in Morocco: Arrests made
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Tourists killed and beheaded in terror attack in Morocco: Arrests made

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 25, 2018

The arrests were made in several cities in the kingdom, bringing to 18 the number of people detained over the double-murder, said ... Read More

Russia’s state nuclear corporation vows not to abandon North Pole tourism
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Russia’s state nuclear corporation vows not to abandon North Pole tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 15, 2018

Russia’s state nuclear corporation Rosatom has no intention of abandoning its adventurous tours to the North Pole, especially since cruise ... Read More

PATA Forum set for Pattaya
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PATA Forum set for Pattaya

editor editor- December 4, 2018

Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is set to organize the PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2019 (PDMF 2019) in Pattaya, Thailand. Read More