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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

Switzerland interrupted: Hundreds of thousands of Swiss women go on nationwide strike
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Switzerland interrupted: Hundreds of thousands of Swiss women go on nationwide strike

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

Women in Switzerland walked off the job on Friday, staging demonstrations to demand fairer pay, more equality, and an end ... Read More

Air traffic controllers wanted: FAA hiring nationwide
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Air traffic controllers wanted: FAA hiring nationwide

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

A window of opportunity is available to U.S. citizens interested in becoming air traffic controllers. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ... Read More

Fraport traffic figures – May 2019: Frankfurt Airport reports solid  growth
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Fraport traffic figures – May 2019: Frankfurt Airport reports solid growth

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 14, 2019

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) welcomed 6.2 million passengers in May 2019, an increase of 1.4 percent year-on-year. The growth rate would ... 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

Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition gets ready to launch
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Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition gets ready to launch

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

The Higher Organizing Committee of the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX) finalized the form and content of ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities
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Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities

Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka- June 11, 2019

The Rapid Response Team by Safertourism reached out to Sri Lanka tourism authorities including the minister of tourism and industry ... Read More

“Eid Season” in Saudi Arabia attracts 5 million visitors in 5 days
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“Eid Season” in Saudi Arabia attracts 5 million visitors in 5 days

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

"Eid Season" in Saudi Arabia attracted 5 million visitors in 5 days. This year's season was featured by hosting more ... Read More

Best Friends Animal Society introduces first hotel
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Best Friends Animal Society introduces first hotel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

Best Friends Roadhouse and Mercantile, a pet-centric, 40-room lodging option in Kanab, UT, will open its doors to travelers—and their ... Read More

120,000-year-old fossilized prehistoric whale bone found at Oceanside Beach Resorts in California
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120,000-year-old fossilized prehistoric whale bone found at Oceanside Beach Resorts in California

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 9, 2019

After the groundbreaking of Oceanside’s two beachfront resorts marked a milestone for this Southern California city’s tourism industry. The project ... 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

Tourism Authority of Thailand adopts simplified A-B-C Strategy
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Tourism Authority of Thailand adopts simplified A-B-C Strategy

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has adopted a simplified “A-B-C Strategy” to promote emerging tourist destinations by creating inter-linked, ... Read More

Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia open doors at city’s tallest building
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Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia open doors at city’s tallest building

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

"The history and culture of Philadelphia are so often expressed in the characteristic storytelling of its art and architecture. Now, ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there
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U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there

editor editor- June 5, 2019

Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association President and CEO was the first to speak at the U.S. Travel Association’s IPW Press ... Read More

American travelers reduce budgets, still spend more than Europeans
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American travelers reduce budgets, still spend more than Europeans

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

The results of GGA 19th annual Holiday Barometer were released today. This year’s barometer found that the number of Americans ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience
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Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019

Alongside President and Secretary Clinton, Jamaica's Minister for Tourism, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett spoke today the ongoing 4th meeting of ... 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

Another safety blow for Boeing: 737 MAX and NG’s “improperly manufactured parts” need replacement
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Another safety blow for Boeing: 737 MAX and NG’s “improperly manufactured parts” need replacement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

Boeing 737 MAX and NG manufacturer revealed that some aircraft parts were improperly manufactured and would need replacement dealing yet ... Read More

UNWTO: Local residents remain largely positive to urban tourism
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UNWTO: Local residents remain largely positive to urban tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

A global survey conducted by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and IPSOS shows a positive picture of local residents’ perceptions ... Read More

IATA forecast for global aviation in 2019 is not so good for reasons listed
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IATA forecast for global aviation in 2019 is not so good for reasons listed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a downgrade of its 2019 outlook for the global air transport industry to ... Read More

The InterContinental San Francisco Unveils Extensive Renovation Led by BraytonHughes Design Studios and EDG Design
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The InterContinental San Francisco Unveils Extensive Renovation Led by BraytonHughes Design Studios and EDG Design

editor editor- May 31, 2019

Two Bay Area-based design firms, BraytonHughes Design Studios and EDG Design, are pleased to unveil the updated design for the ... Read More

Who is the new Minister of Tourism in South Africa, Nkhensani Kubayi-Nguban?
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Who is the new Minister of Tourism in South Africa, Nkhensani Kubayi-Nguban?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2019

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has named Nkhensani Kubayi-Ngubane as the new minister of tourism to replace Derek Hanekom. Until ... Read More

Hotel length-of-stays: Key global data findings
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Hotel length-of-stays: Key global data findings

editor editor- May 31, 2019

A new Length-of-Stay (LOS) Strategy Report was released today, examining the rates of over 50,000 hotels globally, based on data ... Read More

New GM appointed at Mandarin Oriential Macau
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New GM appointed at Mandarin Oriential Macau

editor editor- May 30, 2019

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group announced the appointment of Christian Dolenc as General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Macau. In his new ... Read More

Centara kicks off 36th anniversary with epic 36-day global celebration
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Centara kicks off 36th anniversary with epic 36-day global celebration

editor editor- May 30, 2019

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is marking its 36th anniversary milestone with a 36-day worldwide customer-focused celebration ... Read More

IATA:  Air cargo demand continues negative 2019 trend
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IATA: Air cargo demand continues negative 2019 trend

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne ... Read More

Fraport AGM:  Well Positioned for the Future, Nationally and Internationally
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Fraport AGM:  Well Positioned for the Future, Nationally and Internationally

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 28, 2019

Fraport AG's executive board chairman, Dr. Stefan Schulte, struck a positive note at the company's Annual General Meeting (AGM) today: ... Read More

Dubai to host second edition of World Tolerance Summit
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Dubai to host second edition of World Tolerance Summit

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and ... Read More

Daylight robbery: Rome tourists charged €81 for two burgers and three coffees
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Daylight robbery: Rome tourists charged €81 for two burgers and three coffees

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 25, 2019

Many tourists will certainly steer clear from Vaticano cafe in Rome after a photograph, showing two tourists' bill totaling more ... Read More

Exploring America in a RV: Lifestyle travel for 15 million Americans
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Exploring America in a RV: Lifestyle travel for 15 million Americans

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

An annual survey by the RV Industry Association finds that 88% of RV owners in the United States plan to ... Read More

Ontario International Airport: Passenger volume up almost 7% in April
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Ontario International Airport: Passenger volume up almost 7% in April

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019

Passenger volume at Ontario International Airport (ONT) climbed nearly 7% in April, continuing a trend of steady growth for the ... Read More

2.8 million travel on U.S. airlines every day
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2.8 million travel on U.S. airlines every day

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019

Airlines for America (A4A), announced today that it expects a record 257.4 million passengers — an average of 2.8 million per ... Read More

Hawaii hotels report lower revenue, lower occupancy, higher daily rate in April 2019
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Hawaii hotels report lower revenue, lower occupancy, higher daily rate in April 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

In April 2019, Hawaii hotels statewide reported lower revenue per available room (RevPAR), with higher average daily rate (ADR) and ... Read More

Italian wines seduce New Yorkers
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Italian wines seduce New Yorkers

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- May 18, 2019

“Wine is an Emotion” James Suckling, the noted wine critic, did not know that wine would become his passion during ... 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

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