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Tit for tat: India slaps high tariffs on 28 US products effective Sunday
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Tit for tat: India slaps high tariffs on 28 US products effective Sunday

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019

Indian government announced that it will impose higher tariffs on 28 US products, including almonds, apples and walnuts, tomorrow, in ... 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

WestJet Dreamliner: Refreshed on-board experience and elevated amenities
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WestJet Dreamliner: Refreshed on-board experience and elevated amenities

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

Following the successful launch of WestJet's Dreamliners from Calgary to London (Gatwick), Paris and Dublin, guests travelling across WestJet's global ... 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

‘Creating common ground’ – Hamburg hosts hat-trick of international industry events
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‘Creating common ground’ – Hamburg hosts hat-trick of international industry events

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

Planners from across the world experienced Hamburg first hand as part of a series of fam trips and events held ... Read More

Benchmark names new Director of Culinary Operations, The Woodlands, TX
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Benchmark names new Director of Culinary Operations, The Woodlands, TX

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Benchmark has named Olivier C. Gaupin director of culinary operations, a newly created position to further enhance Benchmark’s food and ... Read More

Japanese craftsmanship town welcomes new Hotel Oriental Express
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Japanese craftsmanship town welcomes new Hotel Oriental Express

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

Hotel Oriental Express Tokyo Kamata started its operation on April 19. The hotel was founded upon the concepts of "a ... 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

Red Roof® re-branding: Exclusive rewards and perks
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Red Roof® re-branding: Exclusive rewards and perks

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

Red Roof is amping up its successful loyalty program, Redicard™, re-branding it as RediRewards™ and adding a slew of enticing, ... Read More

China warns students planning to study in US to ‘strengthen risk assessment’
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China warns students planning to study in US to ‘strengthen risk assessment’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

The government of China warned its citizens on Monday of the risk in planning to study abroad at an American ... Read More

Trump slaps extra tariffs on EVERYTHING coming from Mexico over immigration
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Trump slaps extra tariffs on EVERYTHING coming from Mexico over immigration

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

US President Donald Trump announced that he would implement a 5% tariff on all goods coming from Mexico, until illegal ... 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

New India government urged to tackle employment through tourism
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New India government urged to tackle employment through tourism

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 25, 2019

There is much hope and expectation from the just re-elected Modi Government in India. Industry leaders feel that the new ... Read More

No iPhone, no KFC, no Disneyland: Chinese firm bans workers from buying US goods, travel to USA
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No iPhone, no KFC, no Disneyland: Chinese firm bans workers from buying US goods, travel to USA

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

As the US-China trade dispute gets uglier by the day some Chinese corporations seem intent to respond to Washington pressure ... Read More

Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa expands horizon for African Tourism Board
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Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa expands horizon for African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2019

The Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa (PMAESA) with members in 9 African Countries joined the African Tourism ... Read More

Europe’s first WeChat Pay Smart Airport launched at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
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Europe’s first WeChat Pay Smart Airport launched at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019

WeChat Pay and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol jointly launched Europe's first flagship WeChat Pay Smart Airport. The flagship exists of three ... Read More

Tanzanian media mogul and philanthropist passes away
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Tanzanian media mogul and philanthropist passes away

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- May 2, 2019

Tanzanian billionaire, philanthropist and media mogul, Reginald Mengi, has passed away Wednesday night in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Aged 75, ... Read More

Indian graduates to obtain EASA Cabin Crew Attestation for the first time
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Indian graduates to obtain EASA Cabin Crew Attestation for the first time

editor editor- April 26, 2019

Cabin Crew Europe in association with GMR Aviation Academy, is all set to deliver EASA approved Cabin Crew Initial Training ... Read More

Myth-Mania: Stories of men, heroes and indigenous world at MarTa
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Myth-Mania: Stories of men, heroes and indigenous world at MarTa

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019

The National Archaeological Museum of Taranto (MarTa) celebrated the return of important finds back home. Myth-Mania, rediscovered stories of men ... Read More

Drink like a New Yorker
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Drink like a New Yorker

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- April 20, 2019

If you live in New York, work in New York or are doing business in New York – there is ... Read More

China launches world’s first 5G smart hotel
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China launches world’s first 5G smart hotel

editor editor- April 17, 2019

A strategic cooperation agreement was signed today to create the world's first 5G smart hotel in China by InterContinental Shenzhen, ... Read More

The perplexing search for purplicious luggage and the perils of windmills
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The perplexing search for purplicious luggage and the perils of windmills

Dr. Anton Anderssen - special to eTN Dr. Anton Anderssen - special to eTN- April 12, 2019

April is Stress Awareness Month, but it is also National Humor Month, so I thought I’d go out on a ... Read More

National Research Council in Canada wants to improve air passenger experience
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National Research Council in Canada wants to improve air passenger experience

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019

From visiting friends and family to getting goods to market, Canadians, tourists, and businesses rely on a safe, secure aviation ... Read More

Airbus Foundation and IFRC cyclone Idai relief flight
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Airbus Foundation and IFRC cyclone Idai relief flight

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019

The Airbus Foundation and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IRFC) have sent 26 tonnes of ... Read More

Uganda travel and trafficking
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Uganda travel and trafficking

editor editor- March 23, 2019

Sub-Saharan Africa has enormous tourism potential: leopards lounging in acacia trees, elephant herds drifting across vast savannah plains, gorillas and ... Read More

Reimagining tourism for the future
People in Travel & Tourism

Reimagining tourism for the future

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019

In the last decade or so, tourism has positioned itself as a critical variable in the development planning space and ... Read More

Italy travel: Extraordinary opening of hidden treasures to the world
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Italy travel: Extraordinary opening of hidden treasures to the world

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 22, 2019

An extraordinary opening is about to take place of over 1,100 sites in 430 locations in Italy, from the Palazzo ... 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

Montego Bay Convention Center hosts 2019 Tourism Linkages Speed Networking event
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Montego Bay Convention Center hosts 2019 Tourism Linkages Speed Networking event

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2019

In its continued effort to strengthen linkages and increase business between the tourism industry and local suppliers of goods and ... Read More

Yale, Columbia, UCLA, UC Berkeley: Trump’s trade wars cost US economy $7.8 billion in 2018
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Yale, Columbia, UCLA, UC Berkeley: Trump’s trade wars cost US economy $7.8 billion in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 16, 2019

America’s trade war resulted in $7.8 billion in losses for the nation’s economy, while the subsequent higher costs of imports ... Read More

Bartlett unveils 2019/2020 Jamaica Tourism Suppliers Directory
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Bartlett unveils 2019/2020 Jamaica Tourism Suppliers Directory

editor editor- March 15, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, presented a copy of the 2019/2020 Jamaica Tourism Suppliers Directory to the Jamaica Manufacturers ... Read More

New maps show how congestion is pushing US cities farther apart
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New maps show how congestion is pushing US cities farther apart

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

The U.S. Travel Association released a series of maps outlining the country's surface congestion problems in conjunction with the House ... Read More

1 million visitors and US$800 million earned in 9 weeks
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1 million visitors and US$800 million earned in 9 weeks

editor editor- March 12, 2019

With visitor arrivals for the first nine weeks of this year exceeding one million and Jamaica being the first Caribbean ... Read More

IATA Launches CEIV Fresh
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IATA Launches CEIV Fresh

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 12, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched a new industry certification—the Center for Excellence for Perishable Logistics (CEIV Fresh)—to ... Read More

IATA: 2019 starts on a positive note for passenger demand
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IATA: 2019 starts on a positive note for passenger demand

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for January 2019 showing traffic (revenue passenger kilometers or ... Read More

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