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Minister: Whole Russia can be tax-free for foreign visitors by end of 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

Russia's Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov today said that the tax-free system can be extended to all Russian ... Read More

Taichung Shopping Festival opens doors in Taiwan and offers grand prizes

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 10, 2019

The city of Taichung is launching its first carnival - 2019 Taichung Shopping Festival - from July 10 to August 18, ... Read More

2019 Caribbean Sustainable Tourism Development Conference to focus on climate risk, other pressing issues

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), in partnership with the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Tourism Authority (SVGTA), will be providing ... Read More

Chinese tourism to US plummets as Trump’s trade war rages on

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

Number of tourists from China to the United States dropped for the first time in 15 years, despite that the ... Read More

Hard Rock International honors legendary Freddie Mercury

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

Hard Rock International announced a continuation of its partnership with The Mercury Phoenix Trust, a UK charity created in memory ... Read More

Exploring America in a RV: Lifestyle travel for 15 million Americans

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

An annual survey by the RV Industry Association finds that 88% of RV owners in the United States plan to ... Read More

No iPhone, no KFC, no Disneyland: Chinese firm bans workers from buying US goods, travel to USA

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

As the US-China trade dispute gets uglier by the day some Chinese corporations seem intent to respond to Washington pressure ... Read More

Would you travel nude or naked?

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- May 11, 2019

Face Forward. Please! Traveling sucks the moisture out of our skin! We may start the journey looking terrific and deplane ... Read More

WISeKey, WISeCoin AG and SUNx – Strong Universal Network – sign partnership

editor editor- May 3, 2019

WISeKey International Holding Ltd (“WISeKey “) (SIX: WIHN), a leading global cybersecurity, Blockchain and IoT company, WISeCoin AG and the SUNx - Strong ... Read More

Wharf Hotels announces new executive appointments

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019

Wharf Hotels has appointed Roger Shing as Group Director Purchasing, strengthening its purchasing power with Roger as a respected new ... Read More

Delta Air Lines offsets most carbon emissions for over 300K customers on Earth Day

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019

In celebration of Earth Day today, Delta is offsetting the emissions of all domestic leisure and business travel into and ... Read More

Ailing Avianca’s plan to sell airport slots might be rejected

editor editor- April 8, 2019

Avianca is the fourth largest airline in Brazil, and it has been in judicial recovery since December of last year ... Read More

The Internet knows you are planning a vacation and will charge you more

editor editor- April 5, 2019

People are starting to plan their summer vacation, and for many, the planning process itself is the beginning of a ... Read More

Centara Privilege Club: Centara launches all-new exclusive lifestyle benefits program

editor editor- April 4, 2019

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator and one of the region’s most innovative hospitality brands, is launching “Centara ... Read More

Air freight demand still spiraling down

editor editor- April 3, 2019

For the fourth consecutive month, global air freight performance has reported a negative year-on-year growth and the worst performance in ... Read More

Single-use plastic ban, food waste and local produce top priorities in Centara’s 2019 Sustainability Plan

editor editor- March 22, 2019

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is focusing on three key sustainability initiatives as part of the company’s ... Read More

Tourism Linkages Speed Networking event yields over $630 million in contracts for local entrepreneurs

editor editor- March 21, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett yesterday revealed that his Ministry’s Tourism Linkages Speed Networking event has resulted in local ... Read More

Pierre Dominique Prümm joins Fraport Executive Board

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019

In its meeting today (Thursday, March 14), Fraport AG’s supervisory board appointed Dr. Pierre Dominique Prümm to the company’s executive ... Read More

Air freight – worst performance in the last three years

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight ton ... Read More

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge to open at Disneyland Resort and at Walt Disney World Resort

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019

In anticipation of high guest interest, Disney Parks, Experiences and Products announced today it will open Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge ... Read More

Travelport Digital and BCD Travel extend long-standing partnership

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019

Travelport announced today that it has renewed its long-standing partnership with BCD Travel. With this new agreement, Travelport Digital will ... Read More

First Brexit airline casualty: flybmi left all passengers stranded

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 17, 2019

Airlines need to plan the exit from the EU in Britain, but with the current impossible and unpredictable situation for ... Read More

China Southern Airlines and Emirates sign codeshare agreement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019

Guangzhou-based China Southern Airlines and UAE's Emirates airline have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to progress on a comprehensive ... Read More

A Record £3.4 Billion in Travel Industry Deals at WTM London

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 5, 2019

WTM London 2018, the event where ideas arrive, will generate a record £3.4 billion in travel and tourism industry deals, ... Read More

Finnish travelers support renewable jet fuel

editor editor- February 5, 2019

A recent public debate of flight-related emissions has had an effect on Finnish consumers. Of all respondents, 50 percent said ... Read More

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

Unique hotels lead to successful guest experiences

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 26, 2019

The contemporary traveler sees a hotel more than just a place to sleep and take a shower. The hotel has ... Read More

Did Sri Lankan turtle whisperer receive a message days before the tsunami?

editor editor- January 13, 2019

“I saw the sea rushing in, sweeping away houses, animals and people and causing destruction,” said the turtle whisperer on ... Read More

ECPAT-USA expanding anti-human trafficking training to new areas of travel industry

editor editor- January 9, 2019

New anti-human trafficking training is designed for travel management professionals, corporate travel managers, and those in the meeting and events ... Read More

Hôtel Martinez: Art Deco combined with sustainable luxury

editor editor- January 9, 2019

Green Globe recently recertified the Hôtel Martinez in Cannes in acknowledgement of its ongoing commitment to sustainable management and operations. Read More

IATA Pay: Latest trend in paying for airline tickets?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 8, 2019

IATA Pay is an industry-supported initiative to develop a new payment option for consumers when purchasing a ticket directly from ... Read More

Asia thumps New York fashion

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- December 22, 2018

According to the Business of Fashion Report (McKinsey & Company 2017), “The West will no longer be the global stronghold ... Read More

Young, self-made and female: Chinese women spearheading global luxury spending

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 22, 2018

Modern wealth in Asia appears to be increasingly young, self-created and… female, according to a Julius Baer report. The bank ... Read More

Travel stylishly: Jewelry for the executive on the move

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- December 15, 2018

Recognizing and acknowledging a new reality, jewelry designers are incorporating the active lifestyle of travel into their jewelry. Read More