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USCIS begins producing security-enhanced travel documents
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USCIS begins producing security-enhanced travel documents

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 25, 2019

To prevent secure document tampering, counterfeiting, and fraud, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will begin producing on October ... Read More

Re-defining “undocumented”: TSA allows illegal immigrants board flights without any ID
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Re-defining “undocumented”: TSA allows illegal immigrants board flights without any ID

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

US Transportation Security Administration has brought a new meaning to the term "undocumented" by permitting illegal aliens to fly domestically, ... Read More

Latin America’s 50 best restaurants 2019 will be announced
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Latin America’s 50 best restaurants 2019 will be announced

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

The seventh annual list of Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants, sponsored by S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna, will be announced on ... Read More

Chinese travelers ‘harassed’: Beijing issues US travel warning
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Chinese travelers ‘harassed’: Beijing issues US travel warning

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

China has issued a travel warning to its citizens traveling to the US, citing reports that trade war tensions have ... Read More

Skynet? Facial recognition tech coming to airport near you
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Skynet? Facial recognition tech coming to airport near you

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

Facial recognition technology may be coming to an airport near you in a bid to cut lines and speed up ... Read More

‘Extreme vetting’: US visa applicants now required to submit their social media history
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‘Extreme vetting’: US visa applicants now required to submit their social media history

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 1, 2019

The United States Department of State has begun requiring temporary visitors and those seeking permanent residence to submit five years’ ... 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

Chinese tourism is FIT and healthy
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Chinese tourism is FIT and healthy

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 29, 2019

“Chinese tourism is FIT and healthy.” That is the latest evaluation after a research company analysed over 17 million flight ... Read More

Former Jet Airways Chair forced to deboard at Mumbai Airport
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Former Jet Airways Chair forced to deboard at Mumbai Airport

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 27, 2019

In a shocking development, Naresh Goyal and his wife, Anita, were forced to deboard the aircraft they were on at ... Read More

Myanmar Tourism Police arrests accused Sri Lanka Terror Suspect
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Myanmar Tourism Police arrests accused Sri Lanka Terror Suspect

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

Myanmar Tourist Police arrested a Sri Lankan man Thursday afternoon. The tourist from Sri Lanka is accused to have connections ... Read More

‘Costly welcome party at citizens’ expense’: Refugees and migrants cost Germany €23 billion in 2018
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‘Costly welcome party at citizens’ expense’: Refugees and migrants cost Germany €23 billion in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

Germany spent a record €23 billion ($25.65 billion) last year to integrate more than a million refugees at home and ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019

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

Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport set for major expansion
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Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport set for major expansion

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019

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

The Development and Promotion of MICE in Thailand
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The Development and Promotion of MICE in Thailand

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- April 24, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued the following statement on Customs and ... Read More

Hotel History: Asian American Hotel Owners Association 
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Hotel History: Asian American Hotel Owners Association 

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- April 6, 2019

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

Tourism employees celebrated at Employee of the Year awards  
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Tourism employees celebrated at Employee of the Year awards  

editor editor- April 3, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019

Nepal successfully participated in the latest edition of the MATTA Fair held at Putra World Trade Center (PWTC) in Kuala ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 16, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 23, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 16, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019

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

Thailand visa on arrival makes travel to the country smoother
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Thailand visa on arrival makes travel to the country smoother

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019

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

Nepal Tourism: Arrival figures signal sustained visitors’ confidence
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Nepal Tourism: Arrival figures signal sustained visitors’ confidence

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019

Year 2019 begins with a very encouraging growth trend in tourist arrivals to Nepal. According to the Immigration Department (and ... Read More

Kenya confirms cruise ship terminal set for completion this year
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Kenya confirms cruise ship terminal set for completion this year

mm Alain St.Ange- February 12, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 11, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 10, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 10, 2019

Syrians escape an inhuman regime by the million. European countries are in a state of crisis trying to welcome Syrian ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 3, 2019

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

Hotels preparing for Chinese New Year travel rush
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Hotels preparing for Chinese New Year travel rush

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2019

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