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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

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

Tanzania tour operators want reforms to improve business landscape
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Tanzania tour operators want reforms to improve business landscape

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- June 11, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019

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

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays
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Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

editor editor- May 14, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019

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

Ugandan judge okays destruction of natural forest for sugarcane plantation
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Ugandan judge okays destruction of natural forest for sugarcane plantation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019

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

Qatar to eliminate its bizarre exit visa system
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Qatar to eliminate its bizarre exit visa system

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2019

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

Zanzibar sets for second, Grand Tourism Show in September
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Zanzibar sets for second, Grand Tourism Show in September

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- March 28, 2019

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

Dubai welcomed almost 16 million international overnight visitors in 2018
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Dubai welcomed almost 16 million international overnight visitors in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019

According to the latest data released today by Dubai’s Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), Dubai hosted 15.92 ... Read More

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

editor editor- February 21, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 16, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019

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

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?
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Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019

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

South Asia Tourism finds prominent footing in world economy
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South Asia Tourism finds prominent footing in world economy

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 24, 2019

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
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Myanmar-India Business Summit indicates tourism cooperation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 15, 2019

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

How Air India wants to move out of debt?
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How Air India wants to move out of debt?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 27, 2018

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 8, 2018

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

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018
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Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018

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

Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?
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Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 2, 2018

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 25, 2017

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

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

editor editor- June 8, 2013

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

Bahrain’s King welcomes National Commission progress report
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Bahrain’s King welcomes National Commission progress report

editor editor- March 21, 2012

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

Prime Minister of Bahrain works to implement National Dialogue political reforms
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Prime Minister of Bahrain works to implement National Dialogue political reforms

editor editor- October 26, 2011

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

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Equatorial Guinea to vote November 13 on constitutional reform

editor editor- October 20, 2011

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

Bahrain Prime Minister starts implementing National Dialogue reforms
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Bahrain Prime Minister starts implementing National Dialogue reforms

editor editor- October 6, 2011

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

EU: Ukraine will benefit from Association Agreement
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EU: Ukraine will benefit from Association Agreement

editor editor- July 8, 2011

KYIV, Ukraine - The European Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Štefan Fuele named three key benefits for Ukraine ... Read More

King Hamad of Bahrain reaffirms his commitment to reform
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King Hamad of Bahrain reaffirms his commitment to reform

editor editor- June 17, 2011

MANAMA, Bahrain - King Hamad of Bahrain reaffirmed his commitment to reform as he continued a series of meetings aimed ... Read More

Deiss: Without Security Council reform UN will lose credibility
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Deiss: Without Security Council reform UN will lose credibility

editor editor- May 17, 2011

The United Nations will lose its credibility as the pre-eminent international forum if Member States are unable to agree on ... Read More

Bahrain’s Ambassador: Reforms and progress will continue
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Bahrain’s Ambassador: Reforms and progress will continue

editor editor- April 14, 2011

MANAMA, Bahrain - With a situation different from other countries experiencing unrest in the Middle East, Bahrain faces more complex ... Read More

Scovel: FAA failed to implement most of safety reforms
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Scovel: FAA failed to implement most of safety reforms

editor editor- February 5, 2010

WASHINGTON - A year after a regional airliner crashed into a house near Buffalo, N.Y., killing 50 people, the government ... Read More

ASTA praises House action to accelerate credit card reforms
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ASTA praises House action to accelerate credit card reforms

editor editor- November 17, 2009

ASTA is praising the US House of Representatives for passing a bill to accelerate the implementation of earlier legislation to ... Read More

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