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DNA test shows 30% of migrants detained at US border not related to ‘their’ children

DNA test shows 30% of migrants detained at US border not related to ‘their’ children

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 18:10 0

DNA tests of migrant children arrested at the US-Mexico border with their families have revealed the minors were not related to the adults accompanying them. ... Read More

Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport set for major expansion

Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport set for major expansion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 16:05 0

Tel Aviv’s Ben-Gurion Airport is set to significantly grow after Israel's Transportation Ministry approved expansion plans worth NIS 3 billion ($840 million) to cope with ... Read More

Dubai Airports: Passenger numbers down 2.2% in first quarter of 2019

Dubai Airports: Passenger numbers down 2.2% in first quarter of 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 02:15 0

Dubai International (DXB) welcomed 22.2 million passengers in the first quarter of 2019, down 2.2 percent from the same period last year due largely to ... Read More

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019 20:38 0

The recently concluded 26th International Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas celebrated over a quarter Century of Tourism Safety and Security. Dr. Peter Tarlow of ... Read More

The Development and Promotion of MICE in Thailand

The Development and Promotion of MICE in Thailand

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- April 24, 2019 09:34 0

The Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) is leveraging the development of Thai MICE business in long haul markets in collaboration with foreign chambers of ... Read More

Dubai Runway closure: What is means for travel to or from DXB

Dubai Runway closure: What is means for travel to or from DXB

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2019 07:32 0

With the Southern Runway revamp starting tomorrow at Dubai International Airport, Emirates has been working hard to implement measures to further maximise operational efficiencies at ... Read More

US Travel: Pulling CBP staff to US-Mexico border can hurt legitimate international travel

US Travel: Pulling CBP staff to US-Mexico border can hurt legitimate international travel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019 13:46 0

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued the following statement on Customs and Border Protection's announcement that it ... Read More

Hotel History: Asian American Hotel Owners Association 

Hotel History: Asian American Hotel Owners Association 

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- April 6, 2019 20:45 0

The Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) is a trade association that represents hotel owners. As of 2018, AAHOA has approximately 18,000 members who incredibly ... Read More

Tourism employees celebrated at Employee of the Year awards  

Tourism employees celebrated at Employee of the Year awards  

editor editor- April 3, 2019 21:17 0

It was during an appreciation event held on Friday, March 22, 2019, at the Hilton Labriz Jetty at Belombre that 14 employees of the Seychelles ... Read More

Short Haul, Easy Travel & Lifetime Experiences is Nepals message to Malaysia

Short Haul, Easy Travel & Lifetime Experiences is Nepals message to Malaysia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019 05:34 0

Nepal successfully participated in the latest edition of the MATTA Fair held at Putra World Trade Center (PWTC) in Kuala Lumpur from March 15-17, 2019. ... Read More

U.S. Visa for Cubans:  Cuban tourists face harsh restrictions

U.S. Visa for Cubans: Cuban tourists face harsh restrictions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 16, 2019 05:34 0

The U.S. Embassy in Cuba posted a bomb-shell message on their website today, punishing Cuban citizen and the travel and tourism trade between Cuba and ... Read More

Why the New Zealand mass murder is a United States Terror Problem?

Why the New Zealand mass murder is a United States Terror Problem?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2019 18:04 0

New Zealand tourism means unmatched beauty, adventurous, filled with eclectic animals, people concerned about the environment, and lots of sheep. This country was attacked twice ... Read More

Vietnam detains, threatens to deport Trump and Kim Jong Un impersonators

Vietnam detains, threatens to deport Trump and Kim Jong Un impersonators

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 23, 2019 17:15 0

Tensions are running high in the Vietnamese capital, where this year’s first meeting of the US President and North Korean dictator is set to take ... Read More

In bizarre tit-for-tat, Ukraine detains, denies entry to Israeli tourists

In bizarre tit-for-tat, Ukraine detains, denies entry to Israeli tourists

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 16, 2019 16:40 0

Thirty-five Israeli tourists were detained at Ukraine's Kiev Airport and barred from entering the country on Friday. The incident appears to be a some sort ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019 19:35 0

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

Trump declares national emergency to circumvent Congress, get money for his pet project

Trump declares national emergency to circumvent Congress, get money for his pet project

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019 17:06 0

In an attempt to build his long-promised 'border wall' without congressional approval, President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency. Trump is also expected to ... Read More

Thailand visa on arrival makes travel to the country smoother

Thailand visa on arrival makes travel to the country smoother

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019 15:28 0

The Thailand visa on arrival online or Thai eVOA was launched in November 2018 to make it easier for foreign travelers to visit the country. ... Read More

Nepal Tourism: Arrival figures signal sustained visitors’ confidence

Nepal Tourism: Arrival figures signal sustained visitors’ confidence

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019 20:25 0

Year 2019 begins with a very encouraging growth trend in tourist arrivals to Nepal. According to the Immigration Department (and its offices) 77,300 international visitors ... Read More

Kenya confirms cruise ship terminal set for completion this year

Kenya confirms cruise ship terminal set for completion this year

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- February 12, 2019 01:05 0

The construction of the Sh350 million world-class cruise ship terminal at the Port of Mombasa is set to be completed in August next year. Tourism ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism departments conveys peers and other stakeholders to the first 2019 multi-sectoral meeting

Seychelles Tourism departments conveys peers and other stakeholders to the first 2019 multi-sectoral meeting

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 11, 2019 06:30 0

High officials representing various agencies, members of the tourism-trade and other stakeholders met again on February 1, 2019, three-months following their last assembly in October ... Read More

One quarter of all Chinese or 400 Million tourists are traveling for Chinese New Year

One quarter of all Chinese or 400 Million tourists are traveling for Chinese New Year

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 10, 2019 19:05 0

The Lunar New Year Holiday means big travel for China. It rose 11 percent to 12.53 million this year from the same 2018 period. More than ... Read More

Syria welcomes visitors with open arms: Is Syria Safe tor tourism?

Syria welcomes visitors with open arms: Is Syria Safe tor tourism?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 10, 2019 07:56 0

Syrians escape an inhuman regime by the million. European countries are in a state of crisis trying to welcome Syrian refugees, but at the FITUR trade ... Read More

US Immigration: Grammy-nominated US rapper illegal alien and convicted felon

US Immigration: Grammy-nominated US rapper illegal alien and convicted felon

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019 16:15 0

A US recording artist, who's been long considered to be a homegrown Atlanta talent, has been taken into custody by the US Immigration and Customs ... Read More

No entry to Australia for Saudi Women traveling without male guardian?

No entry to Australia for Saudi Women traveling without male guardian?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 3, 2019 20:59 0

Are Australian Border Force officers targeting Saudi Arabian women whom they suspect will apply for asylum? is Australia blocking asylum seeking Saudi Arabian women from ... Read More

Hotels preparing for Chinese New Year travel rush

Hotels preparing for Chinese New Year travel rush

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2019 15:53 0

Chinese New Year, commonly known as Lunar New Year, is a Chinese festival that celebrates the beginning of a new year on the traditional Chinese ... Read More

Montreal Convention: United Airlines must pay 250 freezing stranded passengers $5700 each?

Montreal Convention: United Airlines must pay 250 freezing stranded passengers $5700 each?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 23, 2019 07:20 1

United Airlines is speechless. The Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air, also known as the Montreal Convention may cost United Airlines ... Read More

UK: EU citizens living in Britain must apply for ‘settled status’

UK: EU citizens living in Britain must apply for ‘settled status’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019 15:27 0

Britain is rolling out a program to help register an estimated 3.5 million EU citizens living in the UK. The plan enters the test phase ... Read More

Nairobi Dusit2 terror attack: 21 dead, 700 rescued and many heroes

Nairobi Dusit2 terror attack: 21 dead, 700 rescued and many heroes

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019 03:59 0

700 people could have died in the attack in Nairobi but didn't because of security measures in place and the immediate and effective response of ... Read More

Japan introduces new tourist ‘departure tax’

Japan introduces new tourist ‘departure tax’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 7, 2019 17:25 0

Japan introduced new 'departure tax' for both, its own citizens and foreign visitors. The levy of 1,000 yen will be tied to the cost of ... Read More

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