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Air China launches direct Rome-Hangzhou flight
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Air China launches direct Rome-Hangzhou flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

A new Air China flight connecting Italian capital Rome with Hangzhou, capital of east China's Zhejiang Province, was inaugurated at ... Read More

European Union sends millions to Uganda and South Sudan to fight Ebola while tourism remains safe
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European Union sends millions to Uganda and South Sudan to fight Ebola while tourism remains safe

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, and the Democratic Republic are on high alert and are dealing with a developing crisis. Uganda ... 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

Venice says no to big cruise ships
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Venice says no to big cruise ships

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 11, 2019

A giant cruise ship passed through the San Marco Basin, in Venice, interrupting the start of the Vogalonga, a non-competitive ... Read More

Conrad Bali announces completion of rejuvenation
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Conrad Bali announces completion of rejuvenation

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019

Conrad Bali, a beachfront resort on the southern coast of Bali, today announced the launch of its 85 newly-renovated expanded ... Read More

Bipartisan Legislation to boost Tourism to the United States
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Bipartisan Legislation to boost Tourism to the United States

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 5, 2019

Explore America Act, legislation that supports the expansion of cultural heritage tourism by strengthening the Preserve America Grant Program was ... Read More

$840 million in DOT infrastructure grants to 381 US airports announced
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$840 million in DOT infrastructure grants to 381 US airports announced

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $840 million ... Read More

Lunar landing 50ᵗʰ anniversary: Celebrate in Ohio
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Lunar landing 50ᵗʰ anniversary: Celebrate in Ohio

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

To commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of Ohioan Neil Armstrong's first steps on the moon, Ohio is celebrating its groundbreaking history ... Read More

VIA Rail Canada ridership and revenue continue to grow
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VIA Rail Canada ridership and revenue continue to grow

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

 HIGHLIGHTS Ridership up 5.1% Passenger Revenues up 8.4% Greater accessibility at the Ottawa station Launch of New Fleet Replacement program ... Read More

American Airlines launches new nonstop flight from New York’s JFK to St. Kitts
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American Airlines launches new nonstop flight from New York’s JFK to St. Kitts

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

Continuing to expand upon a successful airline-destination partnership, American Airlines will fly a second weekly nonstop flight from New York’s ... Read More

Museum of Ice Cream San Francisco launches Pride Celebration
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Museum of Ice Cream San Francisco launches Pride Celebration

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

In honor of Pride, Museum of Ice Cream (MOIC) San Francisco is throwing a dedicated celebration the entire month of ... Read More

2019 Canadian Tulip Festival draws largest crowd in a decade
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2019 Canadian Tulip Festival draws largest crowd in a decade

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

Despite chilly weather and occasional showers, the 67th annual Canadian Tulip Festival drew crowds estimated at over 600,000 to the ... Read More

Memorial Day traffic study finds dire economic cost, public support for user fees
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Memorial Day traffic study finds dire economic cost, public support for user fees

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday released a survey finding that Americans avoided an estimated 47.5 million auto trips due ... Read More

BestCities launch Inspiring Young Leaders program
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BestCities launch Inspiring Young Leaders program

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

BestCities Global Alliance has today launched the Inspiring Young Leaders program, and has recognized two associations who have committed to ... Read More

Cape Town to chair BestCities board
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Cape Town to chair BestCities board

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

Corne Koch, Head of Cape Town and Western Cape Convention Bureau, a division of WESGRO, has been elected to the ... Read More

Sands China celebrates 15th anniversary of Sands Macao
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Sands China celebrates 15th anniversary of Sands Macao

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

Sands Macao celebrated its 15th anniversary with a ceremony at the hotel and entertainment complex's outdoor fountain Thursday – marking ... Read More

US Transportation Secretary announces $779 million in funding for airport infrastructure
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US Transportation Secretary announces $779 million in funding for airport infrastructure

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019

US Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the intent to award $779 million in supplemental funding for infrastructure grants ... Read More

Statutory consultation on Heathrow Airport expansion
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Statutory consultation on Heathrow Airport expansion

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019

London Heathrow has announced that its statutory 12 and a half-week consultation on its expansion plans will launch on the 18th ... Read More

$1.3 million in scholarships awarded to hospitality students
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$1.3 million in scholarships awarded to hospitality students

editor editor- May 15, 2019

The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation (AHLEF), the charitable giving arm of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), ... Read More

Qatari tourism official: ‘No visas for enemies!’ Qatar’s government: ‘It’s not so!’
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Qatari tourism official: ‘No visas for enemies!’ Qatar’s government: ‘It’s not so!’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019

Doha will not grant visas to those it considers “enemies,” a Qatari tourism official said in reference to Egyptians seeking ... Read More

Mayor Liccardo commissions San José International Airport’s new fleet of all-electric buses
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Mayor Liccardo commissions San José International Airport’s new fleet of all-electric buses

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019

San José Mayor Sam Liccardo today led the commissioning of Mineta San José International Airport’s (SJC) brand-new fleet of 10 ... Read More

Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray
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Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019

Sri Lanka Tourism is actually open for business: There is no threat to the overall safety of visitors. This is ... Read More

Russia to replace its new passenger jet’s US engines with the Russian-made ones
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Russia to replace its new passenger jet’s US engines with the Russian-made ones

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019

Russia’s first post-Soviet large domestic airliner, MC-21-300, has received two of the first 16 domestically-made engines to eventually replace American ... Read More

No Easter Travel  for Palestinian Christians in Gaza
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No Easter Travel for Palestinian Christians in Gaza

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019

There are around 1,100 Palestinian Christians in Gaza, many of whom are descended from the earliest Christians in Palestine (where ... Read More

Sharjah Ruler Opens Historic Dh 6-Billion Khorfakkan Highway
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Sharjah Ruler Opens Historic Dh 6-Billion Khorfakkan Highway

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2019

HH Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, accompanied by HH Sheikh Saud ... Read More

St. Kitts shines in US Roadshow 2019
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St. Kitts shines in US Roadshow 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

A signature activity in US, the St. Kitts Tourism Authority conducted its 2nd annual Destination St. Kitts & Nevis US ... Read More

Skål International and Biosphere Tourism: Taking Sustainable Tourism Awards to the next level
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Skål International and Biosphere Tourism: Taking Sustainable Tourism Awards to the next level

editor editor- April 6, 2019

a partnership agreement was signed by Skål International and Biosphere Tourism in the frame of the 2019 Skål Sustainable Tourism ... Read More

1st Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition: Who made the list?
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1st Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition: Who made the list?

editor editor- April 3, 2019

The 1st Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition recognizes the contribution of startups in the development of a more competitive and ... Read More

2nd annual Africa Business and MICE Tourism Master Class to be held in Johannesburg this June
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2nd annual Africa Business and MICE Tourism Master Class to be held in Johannesburg this June

editor editor- April 3, 2019

The 2nd edition of the Africa Business and MICE Master Class will be held in Johannesburg at the BDO South ... Read More

Air Partner appoints Ed Warner as non-executive Chair
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Air Partner appoints Ed Warner as non-executive Chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019

Ed Warner has been appointed as Non-Executive Chair of the Air Partners as of April 1, 2019. Ed will also chair ... Read More

Saint Lucian taxi company receives international service excellence certification
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Saint Lucian taxi company receives international service excellence certification

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019

A Saint Lucian taxi firm has become the first tourism taxi company in the Caribbean to be Hospitality Assured (HA) ... Read More

St. Kitts & Nevis records double-digit growth for first two months of 2019
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St. Kitts & Nevis records double-digit growth for first two months of 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

Demand for St. Kitts & Nevis as a premier destination for travelers continues to rise, with air arrivals for the ... Read More

World Bank announces Air Transport Annual Report
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World Bank announces Air Transport Annual Report

editor editor- March 12, 2019

The 14th edition of the World Bank Group (WBG) Air Transport Annual Report, which outlines the support that is given ... Read More

Cape Town selected for prestigious study on global destinations
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Cape Town selected for prestigious study on global destinations

editor editor- March 12, 2019

Cape Town, South Africa, was selected as one of 15 top global destinations to be chosen as ideal subjects for ... Read More

Roseate Hotels & Resorts opens uber luxury retreat in Rishikesh
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Roseate Hotels & Resorts opens uber luxury retreat in Rishikesh

editor editor- March 6, 2019

Roseate Hotels & Resorts, a global collection by Bird Hospitality, unveiled The Roseate Ganges, a luxury retreat on the banks ... Read More

Spain to grant permanent residency to 400,000 Brits if UK leaves EU without deal
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Spain to grant permanent residency to 400,000 Brits if UK leaves EU without deal

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 2, 2019

Madrid said on Friday it would allow British citizens living in Spain to stay on if Britain leaves the European ... Read More

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