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Tanzania tour operators want reforms to improve business landscape

Tanzania tour operators want reforms to improve business landscape

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- June 11, 2019 19:18 0

Tanzania tour operators are upbeat at the news that the government would execute the reforms highlighted on the blueprint to improve business environment. Wilbard Chambulo, ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019 16:39 0

Alongside President and Secretary Clinton, Jamaica's Minister for Tourism, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett spoke today the ongoing 4th meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) ... Read More

Tourism Marketing for the summer months

Tourism Marketing for the summer months

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- June 3, 2019 22:20 0

With June’s arrival, tourism professionals should have begun to think about the summer months. In much of the world, these coming months are high season. ... 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

Chief Assignment Editor 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

Nepal Tourism Board official response to Mount Everest expedition deaths

Nepal Tourism Board official response to Mount Everest expedition deaths

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019 18:33 0

Is Nepal a safe destination to travel after 11 people died climbing Mount Everest this season? The answer should be a certain yes. Nepal is ... Read More

Diamond Resorts’ decision to lay off 78 workers at The Modern Honolulu hotel condemned by union

Diamond Resorts’ decision to lay off 78 workers at The Modern Honolulu hotel condemned by union

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 00:14 3

UNITE HERE Local 5 condemns Diamond Resorts, a timeshare company headquartered in Las Vegas, after its decision to lay off 78 workers at The Modern ... Read More

No Easter Travel  for Palestinian Christians in Gaza

No Easter Travel for Palestinian Christians in Gaza

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019 05:02 0

There are around 1,100 Palestinian Christians in Gaza, many of whom are descended from the earliest Christians in Palestine (where Christianity originated). For the first ... Read More

India’s tea gardens beckon tourists

India’s tea gardens beckon tourists

Aftab Kola Aftab Kola- April 15, 2019 23:03 0

India, one of the top tea producers in the world, is experimenting with tea tourism in view of the growing interest shown by tourists to ... Read More

New Delhi welcomes new Qatar Visa Center

New Delhi welcomes new Qatar Visa Center

editor editor- March 27, 2019 23:33 0

At the new Qatar Visa Center in New Delhi, India, work visa applicants for the State of Qatar will be able to sign on work ... Read More

City of Santa Monica prevails against Airbnb and HomeAway in court

City of Santa Monica prevails against Airbnb and HomeAway in court

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 22:35 0

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals today affirmed the City of Santa Monica's Home-Sharing Ordinance in the face of a challenge brought by Airbnb and ... Read More

National Limousine Association releases Passenger Bill of Rights

National Limousine Association releases Passenger Bill of Rights

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019 14:09 0

The non-profit National Limousine Association (NLA), responsible for and dedicated to representing the interests of the private driver transportation industry, today published revisions to the ... Read More

China tells Mt Everest tourists to clean up after themselves

China tells Mt Everest tourists to clean up after themselves

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 00:47 0

An official from the Chinese Mountaineering Association (CMA) said that Mt Everest climbers “will now be required to carry all their waste out with them.” ... Read More

Swiss promise 3500 work permits to Brits in case of ‘no deal’ Brexit

Swiss promise 3500 work permits to Brits in case of ‘no deal’ Brexit

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 23:25 0

Switzerland will introduce a quota system allowing Britons to come and work in the country in the event Britain crashes out of the EU without ... Read More

Dubai Tourism drops PRO card fee for hotels, tour companies and event organizers

Dubai Tourism drops PRO card fee for hotels, tour companies and event organizers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2019 16:22 0

Dubai Tourism has waived a mandatory requirement for hotel establishments, tourism companies and event organizers to obtain a Public Relations Officer (PRO) card prior to ... Read More

Dubai eliminates fee to promote tourism

Dubai eliminates fee to promote tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 27, 2019 15:59 0

The PRO card was a mandatory requirement for conducting travel industry transactions in Dubai such as requests for permits and approvals for a range of tourism ... Read More

“Tour operator” fleeces US tourists of $20K, arrested by Uganda’s Tourism Police

“Tour operator” fleeces US tourists of $20K, arrested by Uganda’s Tourism Police

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 26, 2019 17:20 0

Tourism Police on the morning of Friday, January 25, arrested a quack tour operator who had fleeced a family of American tourists that had paid ... Read More

New York City Town Hall stars Mayor DeBlasio

New York City Town Hall stars Mayor DeBlasio

editor editor- December 31, 2018 20:04 0

It is not a surprise that politics has morphed into an entertainment vehicle. The people who populate the White House could easily be mistaken for ... Read More

Drop your luggage

Drop your luggage

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- December 29, 2018 20:04 0

The airlines do not care if we are going to be away from home for one hour or one year, baggage is evil and must ... Read More

China says No to Christmas, but Yes to tourism

China says No to Christmas, but Yes to tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018 21:30 0

A fascinating country to visit is China unless you're Christian and want to celebrate Christmas Chinese style. This may be a dangerous undertaken. Christians all ... Read More

From Jerusalem to Rio de Janeiro: From a celebration of the profound  the frivolous and superficial

From Jerusalem to Rio de Janeiro: From a celebration of the profound the frivolous and superficial

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- December 19, 2018 09:27 0

Tourism in Jerusalem and tourism in Rio de Janeiro is similar and very different. Dr. Peter Tarlow reports from Rio after an all-night flight. He ... Read More

Uganda Tourism Board searching for a new CEO

Uganda Tourism Board searching for a new CEO

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- December 18, 2018 08:53 0

Uganda Tourism Board CEO job is up for grabs as Stephen Asiimwe bows out after four years at the helm. Read More

Young Balule Elephant shot  13 times before horrified visitors

Young Balule Elephant shot 13 times before horrified visitors

editor editor- December 5, 2018 01:05 1

Just as the furore about the trophy hunting of the pride male named Skye began abating, another incident has highlighted the ethics of hunting in ... Read More

CNMI: U.S. Immigration rules about to destroy tourism on a remote Island territory

CNMI: U.S. Immigration rules about to destroy tourism on a remote Island territory

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2016 05:00 0

Yes, it's part of the United States of America, but it's 10 time hours and more than 20 hours travel time away from the U.S. ... Read More

Emissions trading scheme puts additional pressure on airlines

Emissions trading scheme puts additional pressure on airlines

editor editor- September 23, 2011 06:42 0

SINGAPORE - From January next year, all airlines flying to Europe will have to buy permits for the carbon dioxide they emit. Read More

Spike in Tanzanian hunting block permits and trophy fees

Spike in Tanzanian hunting block permits and trophy fees

editor editor- March 1, 2011 06:12 0

ARUSHA, Tanzania (eTN) – Tanzania's hunting industry, a sleeping economic giant, will be contributing an additional US$30 million to the economy per annum starting by ... Read More

Brazil considers Amazon tourist permits

Brazil considers Amazon tourist permits

editor editor- April 27, 2008 05:24 0

Brazil says it is considering requiring foreigners who visit the Amazon to apply for special permits in order to control their activities in the region. ... Read More

‘Permits obstacle to adventure tourism’

‘Permits obstacle to adventure tourism’

editor editor- January 21, 2008 09:48 0

New Delhi - Tourists may soon get the nod to visit locations in the North-East, Jammu and Kashmir, Lakshadweep and Andaman and Nicobar islands. Foreigner ... Read More

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