Tag: New Year

2019’s Best Places for New Year’s Eve
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2019’s Best Places for New Year’s Eve

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2019

With New Year’s Eve around the corner and the majority of Americans spending up to $200 each on the occasion ... Read More

Top 10 trending destinations to celebrate the New Year
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Top 10 trending destinations to celebrate the New Year

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 21, 2019

From fireworks decorating the beautiful skyline across the amazing backdrops to vivacious street parties in the most sought after cities, ... 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

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

LB Alliance joins African Tourism Board: Some Unsolicited Advice
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LB Alliance joins African Tourism Board: Some Unsolicited Advice

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2019

Chiriga Moore, founder and owner of LB Alliance in San Francisco, California joined the African Tourism Board today. Moore said:  "Increased ... Read More

16 foreign tourist wounded in tour bus bombing near Giza pyramid complex
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16 foreign tourist wounded in tour bus bombing near Giza pyramid complex

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 19, 2019

An explosion targeting a tourist bus near a museum in the Giza pyramid complex has left at least 16 people ... Read More

London Heathrow recorded its busiest ever April as the Easter getaway
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London Heathrow recorded its busiest ever April as the Easter getaway

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2019

Heathrow recorded its busiest ever April as the Easter getaway sent passenger numbers soaring, securing the airport its 30th month ... Read More

Mauritius Minister of Tourism on the China Challenge
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Mauritius Minister of Tourism on the China Challenge

mm Alain St.Ange- May 9, 2019

Anil Gayan, Minister of Tourism on Wednesday, delivered this speech on what he called the “China challenge.” It was during ... Read More

Thailand:  Songkran 2019 increased tourism revenue
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Thailand: Songkran 2019 increased tourism revenue

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 26, 2019

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has revealed that tourism revenue earned from international visitor arrivals to Thailand and domestic ... Read More

The place to visit today is Thailand: Happy Songkran 2019
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The place to visit today is Thailand: Happy Songkran 2019

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 14, 2019

If there was a better time to explore the uniqueness of Amazing Thailand, the Thai New Year, known as the ... Read More

Myanmar’s Thingyan water festival kicks off Saturday morning
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Myanmar’s Thingyan water festival kicks off Saturday morning

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2019

Traditional Thingyan water festival has kicked off in Myanmar's regions and states in full swing. Yangon Region Chief Minister U ... Read More

IATA Report: Aviation continues to deliver solid
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IATA Report: Aviation continues to deliver solid

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for February 2019 showing total revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs) ... Read More

Maldives Tourism: Changes needed say local travel industry leaders
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Maldives Tourism: Changes needed say local travel industry leaders

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- March 27, 2019

The Corporate Maldives blog recently published an interesting analysis of how tourism leaders in the Indian Ocean Island Republic think. ... Read More

At least 55 people killed in Tigris river tourist ferry disaster near Iraq’s Mosul
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At least 55 people killed in Tigris river tourist ferry disaster near Iraq’s Mosul

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

At least 55 people died when an overloaded ferry sank in the Tigris river near Mosul in northern Iraq on ... Read More

Brazilian Carnivals: What, when, where and how
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Brazilian Carnivals: What, when, where and how

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019

1. Is there just one ‘carnival’ or are there several? Where are they? Carnival is a holiday in Brazil – ... Read More

Why “Silent Day” in Bali needs to be on your travel bucket list
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Why “Silent Day” in Bali needs to be on your travel bucket list

editor editor- February 22, 2019

Wondering when’s the best time to visit Bali? Many will say it’s during the “dry” season of April through October, ... Read More

Destination Seychelles receives exposure at ‘Le salon de Vacances’ fair in Belgium
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Destination Seychelles receives exposure at ‘Le salon de Vacances’ fair in Belgium

editor editor- February 19, 2019

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB), alongside some trade partners, represented destination Seychelles in Belgium during a holiday fair held from ... Read More

Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth returns to Australia
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Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth returns to Australia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019

Luxury cruise line Cunard has announced that it’s second largest ship, Queen Elizabeth will return to Australia for an unparalleled ... Read More

Chinese New Year travelers took 60.3 million railway trips during holiday week
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Chinese New Year travelers took 60.3 million railway trips during holiday week

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019

Chinese travelers took 60.3 million railway trips during the week-long Spring Festival holiday from February 4 to February 10, data ... 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

Top international destinations for Chinese travelers during Chinese New Year
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Top international destinations for Chinese travelers during Chinese New Year

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019

Travel experts today revealed the top international destinations for Chinese travelers during the seven day Chinese New Year holiday period ... Read More

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IATO: India needs to take ‘several steps’ if it wants 20 million tourists by 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019

India needs to take several steps if it wants to achieve the ambitious target of getting 20 million tourists by ... Read More

China Southern Airlines celebrating Chinese New Year with 15 days of a Daily Giveaway
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China Southern Airlines celebrating Chinese New Year with 15 days of a Daily Giveaway

editor editor- February 5, 2019

To kick off Chinese New Year, from February 5-19 China Southern airlines will be running a promotion on their Instagram ... Read More

Rotana Hotels & Resorts returns to Babylon
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Rotana Hotels & Resorts returns to Babylon

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019

Rotana Hotels & Resorts and Al Ibaa Company have signed a hotel management agreement to operate a five-star hotel in ... Read More

Increase in Chinese visitors outstrips global average
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Increase in Chinese visitors outstrips global average

editor editor- February 5, 2019

The Chinese are heading to Europe in ever-greater numbers to celebrate their New Year this week (February 4-10).  Bookings to ... Read More

Minister: South Africa wants more Chinese tourists
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Minister: South Africa wants more Chinese tourists

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019

South African Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom said that South Africa wants to attract more Chinese visitors and is striving ... Read More

Kanas launched The Original New Year Event
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Kanas launched The Original New Year Event

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 4, 2019

Kanas' "Invites You to Celebrate The Original New Year" .Hosted by Xinjiang Kanas Scenic Area, it kicked off at the ... 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

China and Zambia enhance cultural and tourism cooperation
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China and Zambia enhance cultural and tourism cooperation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 27, 2019

Zambia and China, on Saturday, reaffirmed their commitments to promoting cultural and tourism cooperation. The two countries made the commitment ... Read More

New Vietjet flight links Ho Chi Minh City with Van Don Island district
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New Vietjet flight links Ho Chi Minh City with Van Don Island district

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019

Continuing in the hype of the New Year’s celebrations, Vietjet officially welcomed a new service linking Ho Chi Minh City ... Read More

Lombok Tourism is open and hungry for business in 2019
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Lombok Tourism is open and hungry for business in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019

Around 90% of tourism operations in Lombok, Indonesia, are back in business following the devastating earthquakes of August 2018. In ... Read More

Back to school: Learning how to look good
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Back to school: Learning how to look good

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 19, 2019

Those that ponder the importance of “beauty” should recognize that the industry is valued at billions of dollars and is ... Read More

ASEAN Tourism Forum sees senior officials come together from 10 nations
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ASEAN Tourism Forum sees senior officials come together from 10 nations

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 18, 2019

The ASEAN Tourism Forum 2019 is currently taking place in Ha Long City, in the northern province of Quảng Ninh ... Read More

Ryanair pilots: New year, same threats
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Ryanair pilots: New year, same threats

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019

2018 was a pivotal year for Ryanair and its pilots and cabin crew, engaging in the previously unchartered territory of ... Read More

Search for German Tourist from Cologne: Australian police gives up
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Search for German Tourist from Cologne: Australian police gives up

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 13, 2019

Monika Billen, a German tourist from Cologne was on her dream trip exploring the Australian Outback. Last time anyone registered ... Read More

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