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China – Tajikistan Tourism: Presidents agreed to improve cooperation
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China – Tajikistan Tourism: Presidents agreed to improve cooperation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 16, 2019

Tourism was on the agenda, when Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon and Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks Saturday, agreeing to ... Read More

Second largest airport in the world about to open
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Second largest airport in the world about to open

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

The new Beijing Daxing International Airport completed its first test flights of passenger planes in May 2019. The airport's construction ... Read More

India and Nepal: Reinforcing Tourism partnership
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India and Nepal: Reinforcing Tourism partnership

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- June 13, 2019

There is every reason for these two neighbors - India and Nepal - to boost tourism. Among those reasons are ... 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

Uber is bringing flying taxis to Melbourne next year
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Uber is bringing flying taxis to Melbourne next year

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

Uber announced plans to launch trials of its flying cars next year in Melbourne, Australia. The city is the third ... Read More

China, Saudi Arabia and travel tech dominate Arabian Travel Market 2019 agenda
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China, Saudi Arabia and travel tech dominate Arabian Travel Market 2019 agenda

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

This year’s Arabian Travel Market witnessed a 106% increase in visitors from China and a 20% increase in international visitors ... Read More

Israeli tourism up 11.1% with 440,000 tourist entries in May
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Israeli tourism up 11.1% with 440,000 tourist entries in May

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 8, 2019

According to Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics, approximately 440,000 tourist entries were recorded in May 2019, 11.1% more than May ... Read More

Old City of Jerusalem tourist cable car project approved
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Old City of Jerusalem tourist cable car project approved

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

Israel's National Infrastructure Committee has rejected a slew of petitions against the cable car to the Old City of Jerusalem ... Read More

Choice Hotels corporate travel focus
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Choice Hotels corporate travel focus

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

Choice Hotels International, Inc. will launch a new nationwide advertising campaign June 17 that reinforces its commitment to welcoming both ... Read More

Naumi Hotels expands its presence in Australasia, acquires The Dairy Private Hotel
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Naumi Hotels expands its presence in Australasia, acquires The Dairy Private Hotel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Naumi Hotels – Singapore-based private hotel owner and operator, announced today that it is expanding its presence in Australasia with ... Read More

When overtourism spoils your travel plans: Go somewhere else!
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When overtourism spoils your travel plans: Go somewhere else!

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 5, 2019

Have you heard that told joke?  Patient says, “Doctor, it hurts when I do this with my arm.”  Doctor’s response ... 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

FAA breaks ground for new Air Traffic Control Tower at Piedmont Triad International Airport
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FAA breaks ground for new Air Traffic Control Tower at Piedmont Triad International Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) held a groundbreaking ceremony today for a new Air Traffic Control ... Read More

Brussels Airlines moved their Moscow route to a different airport
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Brussels Airlines moved their Moscow route to a different airport

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

Sunday, 2nd June marked the launch of direct flights from Brussels to Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport via Brussels Airlines. Brussels Airlines ... Read More

President Clinton and Minster Bartlett discuss Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre
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President Clinton and Minster Bartlett discuss Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019

Jamaica Minister for Tourism, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett, met today with former United States President Bill Clinton at the ongoing ... 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

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines to Host 76th IATA AGM in Amsterdam
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KLM Royal Dutch Airlines to Host 76th IATA AGM in Amsterdam

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 2, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will host the 76th IATA Annual General Meeting ... 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

Is Boeing bribing U.S.House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation members? Follow the money
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Is Boeing bribing U.S.House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation members? Follow the money

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2019

Is Boeing bribing Members of the United States House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation with millions of dollars? Unfortunately, under U.S. ... Read More

Brussels by bike: European capital celebrates cycling and honors its cultural heritage
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Brussels by bike: European capital celebrates cycling and honors its cultural heritage

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

2019 is a year like no other for Brussels. This year Brussels is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first ... Read More

Visit Nepal 2020 brought two of their best to Vienna last night
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Visit Nepal 2020 brought two of their best to Vienna last night

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2019

Visit Nepal 2020 is the new Nepal Tourism Board Campaign that was introduced last night in the Austrian Capital Vienna. ... Read More

Aviation leaders assemble in Seoul for IATA’s 75th Annual General Meeting
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Aviation leaders assemble in Seoul for IATA’s 75th Annual General Meeting

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that leaders of the global air transport industry are gathering in Seoul, Republic ... Read More

Equatorial Guinea Tourism: A 5 Star Sofitel Resort, but where are the visitors ?
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Equatorial Guinea Tourism: A 5 Star Sofitel Resort, but where are the visitors ?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

There is not much known about tourism opportunities in Equatorial Guinea. The country is known as a notoriously closed country ... Read More

Kazakhstan PM goes all out inspecting ongoing tourism and infrastructure improvement
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Kazakhstan PM goes all out inspecting ongoing tourism and infrastructure improvement

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 25, 2019

Kazakhstan Prime Minister Askar Mamin visited the East Kazakhstan, Almaty and Karaganda regions on a  working trip to check the ... Read More

ExpressJet Airlines appoints new Vice President and Chief Information Officer
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ExpressJet Airlines appoints new Vice President and Chief Information Officer

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019

ExpressJet Airlines, a United Express carrier, this week welcomed Jonyt Meyer as Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO). This ... Read More

Canada explores new ways to reduce transportation pollution
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Canada explores new ways to reduce transportation pollution

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019

Clean growth is essential for Canada's transportation system – to meet our emission reduction targets, grow our economy, and build ... Read More

Fraport Raises Stake in Lima Airport to 80 Percent
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Fraport Raises Stake in Lima Airport to 80 Percent

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

Fraport AG has purchased a further 10-percent stake in Lima Airport Partners S.R.L. (LAP) – operator consortium of Jorge Chavez ... Read More

Bold action by London Heathrow to reduce vehicle emissions
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Bold action by London Heathrow to reduce vehicle emissions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

London Heathrow has announced it is getting ready to introduce a set of tough new measures to protect local air ... 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

Airbus and SAS Scandinavian Airlines sign hybrid and electric aircraft research agreement
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Airbus and SAS Scandinavian Airlines sign hybrid and electric aircraft research agreement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

Airbus has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with SAS Scandinavian Airlines for hybrid and electric aircraft eco-system and infrastructure ... Read More

Frankfurt’s diverse tourism portfolio beckons Gulf visitors ahead of summer season
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Frankfurt’s diverse tourism portfolio beckons Gulf visitors ahead of summer season

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

Frankfurt, the second most frequented city in Germany by GCC tourists, is promoting its myriad of tourist attractions, shopping facilities, ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2019

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

One Country, One People, One Seychelles: Tourism but no militarization
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One Country, One People, One Seychelles: Tourism but no militarization

mm Alain St.Ange- May 22, 2019

This presentation is about Seychelles, the people, our hopes and our dreams.  It is from the people and for the ... Read More

PATA Annual Summit 2019: Issues of sustainability and social responsibility
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PATA Annual Summit 2019: Issues of sustainability and social responsibility

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2019

The PATA Annual Summit 2019 (PAS 2019), under the theme ‘Progress with a Purpose’, opened in Cebu, Philippines on May ... Read More

Dallas Fort Worth Airport and American Airlines announce plans for new terminal F
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Dallas Fort Worth Airport and American Airlines announce plans for new terminal F

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019

Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport and American Airlines have announced plans to develop a sixth terminal, providing a long-term ... Read More

Uber and Lyft say no to local authority
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Uber and Lyft say no to local authority

editor editor- May 20, 2019

When local transportation in US cities becomes congested, noisy, or has safety concerns, they are able to manage their roads ... Read More