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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019 17:10 0

Indian government announced that it will impose higher tariffs on 28 US products, including almonds, apples and walnuts, tomorrow, in response to Washington’s withdrawal of ... Read More

Minister: Whole Russia can be tax-free for foreign visitors by end of 2019

Minister: Whole Russia can be tax-free for foreign visitors by end of 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 23:00 0

Russia's Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov today said that the tax-free system can be extended to all Russian regions by 2019 year-end. "As ... Read More

WestJet Dreamliner: Refreshed on-board experience and elevated amenities

WestJet Dreamliner: Refreshed on-board experience and elevated amenities

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 21:05 0

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

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

U.S. DOT launches Port Infrastructure Development Program

U.S. DOT launches Port Infrastructure Development Program

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 00:32 0

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to apply for $292.7 million in discretionary grant funding through the ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 18:10 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 20:05 0

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

Japanese craftsmanship town welcomes new Hotel Oriental Express

Japanese craftsmanship town welcomes new Hotel Oriental Express

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019 18:46 0

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

UNWTO: Exports from international tourism hit $1.7 trillion

UNWTO: Exports from international tourism hit $1.7 trillion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 15:31 0

Exports generated by international tourism reached USD 1.7 trillion in 2018, a 4% increase in real terms over the previous year, a new report from ... Read More

Red Roof® re-branding: Exclusive rewards and perks

Red Roof® re-branding: Exclusive rewards and perks

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019 02:33 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 23:45 0

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

Trump slaps extra tariffs on EVERYTHING coming from Mexico over immigration

Trump slaps extra tariffs on EVERYTHING coming from Mexico over immigration

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019 00:16 0

US President Donald Trump announced that he would implement a 5% tariff on all goods coming from Mexico, until illegal immigration problem is resolved. A ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019 17:20 0

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

New India government urged to tackle employment through tourism

New India government urged to tackle employment through tourism

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 25, 2019 01:02 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019 17:30 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2019 04:37 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019 19:30 0

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

Tanzanian media mogul and philanthropist passes away

Tanzanian media mogul and philanthropist passes away

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- May 2, 2019 19:55 0

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

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

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

editor editor- April 26, 2019 19:28 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019 19:30 0

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

Drink like a New Yorker

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 21:04 0

If you live in New York, work in New York or are doing business in New York – there is only one appropriate drink to ... Read More

China launches world’s first 5G smart hotel

China launches world’s first 5G smart hotel

editor editor- April 17, 2019 01:48 0

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

The perplexing search for purplicious luggage and the perils of windmills

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 22:43 0

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

National Research Council in Canada wants to improve air passenger experience

National Research Council in Canada wants to improve air passenger experience

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019 09:00 0

From visiting friends and family to getting goods to market, Canadians, tourists, and businesses rely on a safe, secure aviation system. While safety is everyone's ... Read More

Airbus Foundation and IFRC cyclone Idai relief flight

Airbus Foundation and IFRC cyclone Idai relief flight

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019 18:45 0

The Airbus Foundation and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IRFC) have sent 26 tonnes of emergency goods from Geneva, Switzerland, ... Read More

Uganda travel and trafficking

Uganda travel and trafficking

editor editor- March 23, 2019 19:00 0

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

Reimagining tourism for the future

Reimagining tourism for the future

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019 17:06 0

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

Italy travel: Extraordinary opening of hidden treasures to the world

Italy travel: Extraordinary opening of hidden treasures to the world

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 22, 2019 00:26 2

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

Montego Bay Convention Center hosts 2019 Tourism Linkages Speed Networking event

Montego Bay Convention Center hosts 2019 Tourism Linkages Speed Networking event

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2019 17:20 0

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

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