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Oman seeks to ‘diversify economy’ by jacking up taxes on booze, meat, tobacco and energy drinks
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Oman seeks to ‘diversify economy’ by jacking up taxes on booze, meat, tobacco and energy drinks

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Beginning June 15th, pork meat, tobacco, and alcohol as well as energy drinks in Oman will be subject to a ... Read More

Travel Trends Index: Steady April growth, but international outlook alarms
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Travel Trends Index: Steady April growth, but international outlook alarms

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

Overall travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.0% in April, including an expected 5.6% recovery surge in year-over-year international ... Read More

Benchmark appoints new Vice President of Business Development
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Benchmark appoints new Vice President of Business Development

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

Benchmark has appointed Mitch Garrett vice president of business development. Jarrad Evans, senior vice president, business development & strategy, made ... Read More

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

editor editor- May 23, 2019

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

Prague breaks meetings record: Top-ranked MICE destination
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Prague breaks meetings record: Top-ranked MICE destination

editor editor- May 15, 2019

Prague hosted a record number of conferences and congresses in 2018. Over 4,500 events took place in its collective accommodation establishments ... Read More

International inbound travel to US falls by whopping 5.4 percent
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International inbound travel to US falls by whopping 5.4 percent

editor editor- May 8, 2019

What caused the big dip in international inbound travel in the United States this past March? Could it really have ... Read More

Brand USA propels tourism as economic driver
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Brand USA propels tourism as economic driver

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 5, 2019

This year’s National Travel and Tourism Week, May 5-11, again celebrates the role of one of the most significant and ... Read More

Viking announced expansion of its Egypt program with new cruise ship
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Viking announced expansion of its Egypt program with new cruise ship

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019

Viking today announced an expansion of its Egypt program for the 2020 season, which will include the launch of a ... Read More

Oxford Economics: Brand USA’s marketing initiatives drove record international visitor spending
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Oxford Economics: Brand USA’s marketing initiatives drove record international visitor spending

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

Today, Brand USA, the destination marketing organization for the United States, announced that a study by Oxford Economics shows Brand ... Read More

Travel Trends Index: International and domestic travel growth projected to dwindle
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Travel Trends Index: International and domestic travel growth projected to dwindle

editor editor- April 2, 2019

Travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.2% year-over-year in February, according to the U.S. Travel Association's latest Travel Trends ... Read More

IMEX Policy Forum puts future city development front and center
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IMEX Policy Forum puts future city development front and center

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

Policy makers from national and regional governments worldwide will explore The Business of Placemaking with leading business events industry professionals ... Read More

WTTC: Travel and Tourism is Zambia’s 2018 fastest-growing national economic sector
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WTTC: Travel and Tourism is Zambia’s 2018 fastest-growing national economic sector

editor editor- March 20, 2019

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) is getting ready for its Annual Summit in Seville next month, and Africa ... Read More

The pulse of Brexit Britain captured by Martin Parr
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The pulse of Brexit Britain captured by Martin Parr

Rita Payne - special to eTN Rita Payne - special to eTN- March 20, 2019

With Britain deeply divided over Brexit, an exhibition by one of the country’s best-known and celebrated photographers, Martin Parr, vividly ... Read More

Indian Ocean tortoise at Seychelles Aldabra atoll endangered by plastic pollution
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Indian Ocean tortoise at Seychelles Aldabra atoll endangered by plastic pollution

mm Alain St.Ange- February 26, 2019

Seychelles Aldabra atoll tortoises are being affected by eating plastic debris. One tortoise was found with half a flip-flop in ... Read More

Travel Trends Index: Domestic business travel projected to surge
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Travel Trends Index: Domestic business travel projected to surge

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019

Travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.6 percent year-over-year in December, according to the U.S. Travel Association's latest Travel ... Read More

Oman hotel market: Sustainable growth?
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Oman hotel market: Sustainable growth?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 27, 2019

Between 2013 and 2017 the number of hotels in Oman increased by 35%, according to the National Centre for Statistics and ... Read More

The Future of MICE: Interview with IMEX CEO Carina Bauer
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The Future of MICE: Interview with IMEX CEO Carina Bauer

mm Frank Tetzel- January 18, 2019

CEO of the IMEX Group Carina Bauer graduated from Oxford University, UK, in Politics, Philosophy and Economics in 1998, Carina ... Read More

International inbound travel expected to peter out
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International inbound travel expected to peter out

editor editor- January 8, 2019

The growth of both international and domestic travel are projected to decelerate in the first few months of 2019. Read More

10 Best Ski Towns in America named
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10 Best Ski Towns in America named

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 26, 2018

The ranking of the "10 Best Ski Towns in America" has been released today. It's that time of year again ... Read More

US Travel: Gloomy international projections overshadow domestic travel gains
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US Travel: Gloomy international projections overshadow domestic travel gains

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2018

Travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.2 percent year-over-year in October, according to the U.S. Travel Association's latest Travel ... Read More

Who is the new PATA Executive Board?
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Who is the new PATA Executive Board?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2018

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) elected a new PATA Executive Board . Dr. Chris Bottrill, Director, International and Dean of ... Read More

Oxford tourism hopes for a boost from Alice in Wonderland
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Oxford tourism hopes for a boost from Alice in Wonderland

editor editor- February 3, 2010

Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland film could boost Oxford tourism. Oxford's tourism authorities think that the film will encourage tourists ... Read More

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