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Russia wants visa-free travel deal with Japan

Russia wants visa-free travel deal with Japan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019 19:26 0

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Friday that Moscow asked Tokyo to introduce a visa-free travel regime and hopes to continue discussing this possibility. ... Read More

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019 17:15 0

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

Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Leaders are in Nepal

Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Leaders are in Nepal

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2019 05:42 0

The Nepal Tourism Board under the leadership of their CEO Deepak Joshi is positioning the country as a global center for tourism resilience in Asia. ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board and its partners meet premium Tour Operators in China

Seychelles Tourism Board and its partners meet premium Tour Operators in China

editor editor- May 30, 2019 21:05 0

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) organized the first-ever joint high-end sales call in China from the May 6-14, 2019. The delegation headed by STB representative ... Read More

Brazilian GOL airline announces its 76th destination

Brazilian GOL airline announces its 76th destination

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 18:50 0

GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A. announces the expansion of its operations in the country with the opening of its base in Dourados, a city located ... Read More

Tivoli exhibition open to tourists this summer: Eva vs. Eva

Tivoli exhibition open to tourists this summer: Eva vs. Eva

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 30, 2019 02:37 0

At Villa d'Este in Tivoli, an exhibition was inaugurated and dedicated to the dual value of the feminine in the Western imagination, entitled Eva vs. ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett to participate in inaugural Asian Resilience Summit

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett to participate in inaugural Asian Resilience Summit

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 15:27 0

Jamaica's Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett is expected to participate in the first Asian Resilience Summit, being held in Kathmandu, Nepal on May 31, 2019. ... Read More

One of Italy’s most interesting tourist events: The Romantic Night

One of Italy’s most interesting tourist events: The Romantic Night

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 29, 2019 02:10 0

There is great excitement for the arrival of the fourth edition of the Romantic Night in the most beautiful villages of Italy, which will take ... Read More

Scoot gets first-of-its-kind permit to operate ebikes in Santiago, Chile

Scoot gets first-of-its-kind permit to operate ebikes in Santiago, Chile

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019 22:38 0

Scoot, the original shared electric vehicle company, is launching their new shared ebike in the Las Condes district of Santiago, Chile. At a joint press ... Read More

Joachim König receives 2019 Joint Meetings Industry Council Unity Award

Joachim König receives 2019 Joint Meetings Industry Council Unity Award

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019 23:11 0

Kai Hattendorf, President of the Joint Meetings Industry Council (JMIC) has announced the winner of the 2019 JMIC Unity Award as Joachim König, Managing Director ... Read More

Tourism leader Karolin Troubetzkoy of St. Lucia receives Order of Merit from Germany

Tourism leader Karolin Troubetzkoy of St. Lucia receives Order of Merit from Germany

editor editor- May 27, 2019 20:25 0

Instituted in 1951 by the President of the Federal Republic of Germany, Theodor Heuss, the Order of Merit is awarded to individuals for achievements in ... Read More

Trend setter for tourism to enter the European Parliament: The best Tourism Minister of the World Elena Kountoura

Trend setter for tourism to enter the European Parliament: The best Tourism Minister of the World Elena Kountoura

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019 23:30 0

The European Parliament is about to say yes to travel and tourism, and after today's election, new trends may be set in European Tourism Policies. ... Read More

Ramadan vice squad: Malaysian officials go undercover to catch non-fasting Muslims

Ramadan vice squad: Malaysian officials go undercover to catch non-fasting Muslims

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019 18:46 0

If you are a non-fasting Muslim in Malaysia - be warned, a local official in disguise might serve your next meal having already snapped a ... Read More

Lufthansa Group’s help alliance launches in the Americas

Lufthansa Group’s help alliance launches in the Americas

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019 16:45 0

Today, the Lufthansa Group officially launched help alliance Americas as a sub-organization of its long-standing aid organization, help alliance worldwide. help alliance is the aid ... Read More

International cooperation between Seychelles and a Baltic Island: Minister Dogley visits German beach clean-up project

International cooperation between Seychelles and a Baltic Island: Minister Dogley visits German beach clean-up project

editor editor- May 23, 2019 22:39 0

The Seychelles Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine; Didier Dogley, in the company of the Honorary Consul General for the Seychelles in Germany, ... Read More

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

mm 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

Europe’s first WeChat Pay Smart Airport launched at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Europe’s first WeChat Pay Smart Airport launched at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019 19:30 0

WeChat Pay and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol jointly launched Europe's first flagship WeChat Pay Smart Airport. The flagship exists of three services: WeChat Official Account, WeChat ... Read More

Neste and Air BP bring sustainable aviation fuel to Caen airport in France

Neste and Air BP bring sustainable aviation fuel to Caen airport in France

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019 18:45 0

Neste and Air BP are supporting the business aviation sector’s Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuel (SAJF) initiative and helping drive its adoption with operators and aircraft ... Read More

How are Airbnb and Thailand Government Savings Bank working together?

How are Airbnb and Thailand Government Savings Bank working together?

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- May 18, 2019 01:22 0

Airbnb, a community-driven hospitality company, and the Government Savings Bank, Thailand’s 105-year-old state-owned bank, today announced an official strategic partnership to help promote and empower ... Read More

Ovolo Hotels launches new pet-friendly “V.I.Pooch”program

Ovolo Hotels launches new pet-friendly “V.I.Pooch”program

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 01:55 0

Ovolo Hotels, the independent, design-led hotel collection in Hong Kong and Australia, has launched a brand-new V.I.Pooch program to welcome its furriest guests in style. ... Read More

Thomas Cook India and Mastercard partner for ‘Priceless Cities’ experience

Thomas Cook India and Mastercard partner for ‘Priceless Cities’ experience

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 01:43 0

Tapping into the evolving aspiration of Indian travelers, Mastercard and Thomas Cook India today announced their partnership to bring, for the first time, Mastercard’s global ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board strengthens trade relations in Pune, Bangalore and Chandigarh through workshops

Seychelles Tourism Board strengthens trade relations in Pune, Bangalore and Chandigarh through workshops

editor editor- May 16, 2019 19:58 0

Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) successfully conducted a series of workshops in 3 major cities in India between February and May, to provide training for potential ... Read More

Airbnb joins the European Travel Commission to promote healthy tourism

Airbnb joins the European Travel Commission to promote healthy tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 19:22 0

Airbnb, the global community-driven end-to-end travel platform, has joined the European Travel Commission (ETC) as an Associate Member to support Europe as a travel destination ... Read More

Kazakh flag carrier Air Astana celebrates seventeenth anniversary

Kazakh flag carrier Air Astana celebrates seventeenth anniversary

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 15:10 0

Over the past 17 years, Air Astana has grown to become Central Asia’s leading carrier, with a reputation for the highest standards of safety, service ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board in Reunion tap into up market luxury brands

Seychelles Tourism Board in Reunion tap into up market luxury brands

editor editor- May 14, 2019 21:39 0

Seychelles Tourism Board (STB), geared up its presence in Réunion Island as the organisation participated in an upmarket consumer event to showcase the destination, present ... Read More

FCM Travel Solutions accelerates global NDC technology drive with Amadeus and Sabre

FCM Travel Solutions accelerates global NDC technology drive with Amadeus and Sabre

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- May 14, 2019 10:17 0

The drive-by FCM Travel Solutions to lead the integration of a long-term digital NDC booking solution globally in the corporate sector has moved up a gear ... Read More

UNWTO launches Guidelines for the Development of Gastronomy Tourism

UNWTO launches Guidelines for the Development of Gastronomy Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 14, 2019 10:12 0

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Basque Culinary Center (BCC) have launched a new set of guidelines to help destinations benefit from the growing ... Read More

ATTES: Changing the Face of Africa together with the African Tourism Board

ATTES: Changing the Face of Africa together with the African Tourism Board

mm Dr. Darlington Muzeza- May 14, 2019 01:49 0

The African Tourism Board is planning to partner with Africa’s Trade, Transport and Energy Summit  (ATTES) to make sure travel and tourism are not overlooked by the largest ... Read More

Montreal Gay Village shines as LGBTQ and contemporary art beacon

Montreal Gay Village shines as LGBTQ and contemporary art beacon

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 18:15 1

Today, the Business Development Corporation (SDC) for the Montreal Village and the Ville-Marie borough, alongside Robert Beaudry, City Councilor for the Saint-Jacques District and member ... Read More

Why Bulgaria Tourism Minister is hosting Investing in Tourism Conference

Why Bulgaria Tourism Minister is hosting Investing in Tourism Conference

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 13, 2019 08:46 0

The Minister of Tourism of Bulgaria, the Hon. Mrs. Nikolina Angelkova is getting ready to host  Investing in Tourism  on May 30-31 in her country. The minister ... Read More

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