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Tanzania tour operators want reforms to improve business landscape

Tanzania tour operators want reforms to improve business landscape

Tanzania tour operators are upbeat at the news that the government would execute the reforms highlighted on the blueprint ... 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

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

Tourism Marketing for the summer months

Tourism Marketing for the summer months

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

Scoot, the original shared electric vehicle company, is launching their new shared ebike in the Las Condes district of ... Read More

Nepal Tourism Board official response to Mount Everest expedition deaths

Nepal Tourism Board official response to Mount Everest expedition deaths

Is Nepal a safe destination to travel after 11 people died climbing Mount Everest this season? The answer should ... 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

UNITE HERE Local 5 condemns Diamond Resorts, a timeshare company headquartered in Las Vegas, after its decision to lay ... Read More

No Easter Travel  for Palestinian Christians in Gaza

No Easter Travel for Palestinian Christians in Gaza

There are around 1,100 Palestinian Christians in Gaza, many of whom are descended from the earliest Christians in Palestine ... Read More

India’s tea gardens beckon tourists

India’s tea gardens beckon tourists

India, one of the top tea producers in the world, is experimenting with tea tourism in view of the ... Read More

New Delhi welcomes new Qatar Visa Center

New Delhi welcomes new Qatar Visa Center

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

City of Santa Monica prevails against Airbnb and HomeAway in court

City of Santa Monica prevails against Airbnb and HomeAway in court

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals today affirmed the City of Santa Monica's Home-Sharing Ordinance in the face of ... Read More

National Limousine Association releases Passenger Bill of Rights

National Limousine Association releases Passenger Bill of Rights

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

China tells Mt Everest tourists to clean up after themselves

China tells Mt Everest tourists to clean up after themselves

An official from the Chinese Mountaineering Association (CMA) said that Mt Everest climbers “will now be required to carry ... 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

Switzerland will introduce a quota system allowing Britons to come and work in the country in the event Britain ... 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

Dubai Tourism has waived a mandatory requirement for hotel establishments, tourism companies and event organizers to obtain a Public ... Read More

Dubai eliminates fee to promote tourism

Dubai eliminates fee to promote tourism

The PRO card was a mandatory requirement for conducting travel industry transactions in Dubai such as requests for permits and ... 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

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

Love to everyone from an isle of many souls and one heart

Love to everyone from an isle of many souls and one heart

Jamaica is both a place and a state of mind.  Read More

New York City Town Hall stars Mayor DeBlasio

New York City Town Hall stars Mayor DeBlasio

It is not a surprise that politics has morphed into an entertainment vehicle. The people who populate the White ... Read More

Drop your luggage

Drop your luggage

The airlines do not care if we are going to be away from home for one hour or one ... Read More

China says No to Christmas, but Yes to tourism

China says No to Christmas, but Yes to tourism

A fascinating country to visit is China unless you're Christian and want to celebrate Christmas Chinese style. This may ... 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

Tourism in Jerusalem and tourism in Rio de Janeiro is similar and very different. Dr. Peter Tarlow reports from ... Read More

Uganda Tourism Board searching for a new CEO

Uganda Tourism Board searching for a new CEO

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

Young Balule Elephant shot  13 times before horrified visitors

Young Balule Elephant shot 13 times before horrified visitors

Just as the furore about the trophy hunting of the pride male named Skye began abating, another incident has ... 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

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

Emissions trading scheme puts additional pressure on airlines

Emissions trading scheme puts additional pressure on airlines

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

Spike in Tanzanian hunting block permits and trophy fees

Spike in Tanzanian hunting block permits and trophy fees

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

Brazil considers Amazon tourist permits

Brazil considers Amazon tourist permits

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

‘Permits obstacle to adventure tourism’

‘Permits obstacle to adventure tourism’

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