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Tear gas and burning tires in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo as Brazilians begin general strike

Tear gas and burning tires in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo as Brazilians begin general strike

Thousands of Brazilians have joined a general strike, called for by trade unions, to protest against pension reforms being ... Read More

China, Saudi Arabia and travel tech dominate Arabian Travel Market 2019 agenda

China, Saudi Arabia and travel tech dominate Arabian Travel Market 2019 agenda

This year’s Arabian Travel Market witnessed a 106% increase in visitors from China and a 20% increase in international ... Read More

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

Ralph Nader, aviation stakeholders to discuss dangers of aircraft maintenance outsourcing at Washington, DC event

Ralph Nader, aviation stakeholders to discuss dangers of aircraft maintenance outsourcing at Washington, DC event

The Business Travel Coalition (BTC) today confirmed the agenda for a June 4 Aircraft Maintenance Outsourcing Summit at the ... Read More

US Travel: Deployment of TSA agents on southern border could result in turmoil for business and leisure travel

US Travel: Deployment of TSA agents on southern border could result in turmoil for business and leisure travel

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued the following statement on reports ... Read More

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

Most major US airports experience flight disruptions on a daily basis, with Chicago O'Hare International Airport leading the pack. ... Read More

European Tourism: Positive start to 2019, but challenges lie ahead

European Tourism: Positive start to 2019, but challenges lie ahead

According to the European Travel Commission's latest quarterly report, "European Tourism - Trends & Prospects 2019", Europe kicked off ... Read More

Ugandan judge okays destruction of natural forest for sugarcane plantation

Ugandan judge okays destruction of natural forest for sugarcane plantation

In December of last year, Judge Albert Rugadya Atwooki stepped down from the case between Natinal Forestry Authority (NFA) ... Read More

ATM: Tourism crucial for reducing Saudi Arabia’s dependence on oil revenues

ATM: Tourism crucial for reducing Saudi Arabia’s dependence on oil revenues

According to the experts speaking at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2019, tourism will play a major role in reducing ... Read More

Qatar to eliminate its bizarre exit visa system

Qatar to eliminate its bizarre exit visa system

Qatar is set to abolish its controversial exit visa system for all foreign workers by the end of the ... Read More

France remains world’s top tourist destination despite ‘Yellow Vests’ nuisance

France remains world’s top tourist destination despite ‘Yellow Vests’ nuisance

According to France’s national statistics institute (INSEE), the number of nights foreign tourists spent in the country’s hotels, campsites ... Read More

Zanzibar sets for second, Grand Tourism Show in September

Zanzibar sets for second, Grand Tourism Show in September

After a successful and the first international tourism show held in Zanzibar last year, now the Indian Ocean Island ... Read More

Dubai welcomed almost 16 million international overnight visitors in 2018

Dubai welcomed almost 16 million international overnight visitors in 2018

According to the latest data released today by Dubai’s Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), Dubai hosted ... Read More

U.S. Travel welcomes Destination DC Chief as National Chair

U.S. Travel welcomes Destination DC Chief as National Chair

The U.S. Travel Association on Thursday announced the election of Elliott L. Ferguson II, president and CEO of Destination ... Read More

AITA chief: Iran wants ‘balance in tourist flow rates’ with Turkey

AITA chief: Iran wants ‘balance in tourist flow rates’ with Turkey

Head of the Association of Iranian Travel Agents has emphasized the need to attain a balance in tourist flow ... Read More

Amsterdam’s mayor: Sex workers are not ‘tourist attraction’

Amsterdam’s mayor: Sex workers are not ‘tourist attraction’

The mayor of Amsterdam has intensified her crusade to change the city's seedy image, criticizing visitors who flock to ... Read More

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

The European Union yesterday renewed sanctions against Zimbabwe after condemning the chaotic situation of human right abuses in that ... Read More

IATA’s chief speaks at CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha

IATA’s chief speaks at CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha

Alexandre de Juniac, IATA’s Director General and CEO addressed the CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha, Qatar ... Read More

South Asia Tourism finds prominent footing in world economy

South Asia Tourism finds prominent footing in world economy

A just-released UN report, provides facts and figures to show the importance of South Asia Tourism. Read More

Myanmar-India Business Summit indicates tourism cooperation

Myanmar-India Business Summit indicates tourism cooperation

There are growing links between India and Myanmar in tourism. Visiting Consul General of India Mr Nandan Singh Bhaisora ... Read More

How Air India wants to move out of debt?

How Air India wants to move out of debt?

The Indian Minister for Civil Aviation told local media  Air India has planned to monetize its unutilized and surplus ... Read More

India’s Tourism Minister: Tourism is about jobs, money and bringing world together

India’s Tourism Minister: Tourism is about jobs, money and bringing world together

Addressing delegates during the inaugural ceremony of 14th CII Annual Tourism Summit in Delhi, KJ Alphons, Union Minister of ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported ... Read More

Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?

Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?

Foreign tourist should leave Zimbabwe. After a violent crackdown Tuesday night, a scary calm is returning to portions of ... Read More

Saudi Arabia Set To Build New Futuristic Mega-City for Tourism

Saudi Arabia Set To Build New Futuristic Mega-City for Tourism

Saudi Arabia is not the first country that most tourists think to visit. But if the Saudi Crown Prince ... Read More

In pursuing reforms, listen to people, say Myanmar and Philippine presidents

In pursuing reforms, listen to people, say Myanmar and Philippine presidents

NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar – Necessary political and economic reforms must push forward because that is what citizens want, ... Read More

Bahrain’s King welcomes National Commission progress report

Bahrain’s King welcomes National Commission progress report

MANAMA, Bahrain - Today, Bahrain's National Commission, charged with implementing the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry's (BICI) recommendations, submitted ... Read More

Prime Minister of Bahrain works to implement National Dialogue political reforms

Prime Minister of Bahrain works to implement National Dialogue political reforms

MANAMA, Bahrain - His Royal Highness, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Prime Minister of Bahrain, met earlier this ... Read More

Equatorial Guinea to vote November 13 on constitutional reform

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea - The government of Equatorial Guinea has set November 13, 2011, for a national referendum on ... Read More

Bahrain Prime Minister starts implementing National Dialogue reforms

Bahrain Prime Minister starts implementing National Dialogue reforms

MANAMA, Bahrain - Bahrain took the next step toward implementing recommendations of its National Dialogue, including strengthening the powers ... Read More