Tag: reforms

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 15:33 0

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued the following statement on reports that Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officials ... Read More

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

editor editor- May 14, 2019 22:41 0

Most major US airports experience flight disruptions on a daily basis, with Chicago O'Hare International Airport leading the pack. Within the top 10 airports in ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019 22:11 0

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

Ugandan judge okays destruction of natural forest for sugarcane plantation

Ugandan judge okays destruction of natural forest for sugarcane plantation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 16:10 0

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 19:40 0

According to the experts speaking at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2019, tourism will play a major role in reducing Saudi Arabia’s dependence on oil revenues. ... Read More

Qatar to eliminate its bizarre exit visa system

Qatar to eliminate its bizarre exit visa system

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2019 19:30 0

Qatar is set to abolish its controversial exit visa system for all foreign workers by the end of the year, the UN’s International Labor Organization ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2019 17:52 0

According to France’s national statistics institute (INSEE), the number of nights foreign tourists spent in the country’s hotels, campsites and youth hostels reached 438.2 million, ... Read More

Zanzibar sets for second, Grand Tourism Show in September

Zanzibar sets for second, Grand Tourism Show in September

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- March 28, 2019 04:32 0

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

Dubai welcomed almost 16 million international overnight visitors in 2018

Dubai welcomed almost 16 million international overnight visitors in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019 18:25 6

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

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

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

editor editor- February 21, 2019 21:35 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 16, 2019 20:25 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019 18:35 0

The mayor of Amsterdam has intensified her crusade to change the city's seedy image, criticizing visitors who flock to its red-light district for treating prostitutes ... Read More

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019 23:36 0

The European Union yesterday renewed sanctions against Zimbabwe after condemning the chaotic situation of human right abuses in that Southern African country. Here is what ... 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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 16:20 0

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

South Asia Tourism finds prominent footing in world economy

South Asia Tourism finds prominent footing in world economy

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 24, 2019 01:16 0

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 15, 2019 06:57 0

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

How Air India wants to move out of debt?

How Air India wants to move out of debt?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 27, 2018 11:26 0

The Indian Minister for Civil Aviation told local media  Air India has planned to monetize its unutilized and surplus immovable real estate assets over the ... 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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 8, 2018 08:25 0

Addressing delegates during the inaugural ceremony of 14th CII Annual Tourism Summit in Delhi, KJ Alphons, Union Minister of State (I/C) Tourism, said that tourism ... Read More

Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?

Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 2, 2018 07:58 3

Foreign tourist should leave Zimbabwe. After a violent crackdown Tuesday night, a scary calm is returning to portions of Zimbabwe This may not be a ... Read More

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 25, 2017 14:06 4

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

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

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

editor editor- June 8, 2013 05:00 0

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

Bahrain’s King welcomes National Commission progress report

Bahrain’s King welcomes National Commission progress report

editor editor- March 21, 2012 07:07 0

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

Prime Minister of Bahrain works to implement National Dialogue political reforms

Prime Minister of Bahrain works to implement National Dialogue political reforms

editor editor- October 26, 2011 05:43 0

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

Equatorial Guinea to vote November 13 on constitutional reform

editor editor- October 20, 2011 06:01 0

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

Bahrain Prime Minister starts implementing National Dialogue reforms

Bahrain Prime Minister starts implementing National Dialogue reforms

editor editor- October 6, 2011 04:50 0

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

EU: Ukraine will benefit from Association Agreement

EU: Ukraine will benefit from Association Agreement

editor editor- July 8, 2011 05:04 0

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

King Hamad of Bahrain reaffirms his commitment to reform

King Hamad of Bahrain reaffirms his commitment to reform

editor editor- June 17, 2011 04:58 0

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

Deiss: Without Security Council reform UN will lose credibility

Deiss: Without Security Council reform UN will lose credibility

editor editor- May 17, 2011 02:44 0

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

Bahrain’s Ambassador: Reforms and progress will continue

Bahrain’s Ambassador: Reforms and progress will continue

editor editor- April 14, 2011 02:54 0

MANAMA, Bahrain - With a situation different from other countries experiencing unrest in the Middle East, Bahrain faces more complex and time-consuming solutions, Bahraini Ambassador ... Read More

Scovel: FAA failed to implement most of safety reforms

Scovel: FAA failed to implement most of safety reforms

editor editor- February 5, 2010 04:58 0

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

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