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Tit for tat: India slaps high tariffs on 28 US products effective Sunday

Tit for tat: India slaps high tariffs on 28 US products effective Sunday

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019 17:10 0

Indian government announced that it will impose higher tariffs on 28 US products, including almonds, apples and walnuts, tomorrow, in response to Washington’s withdrawal of ... Read More

Official update on Ebola by the Uganda Minister of Health

Official update on Ebola by the Uganda Minister of Health

editor editor- June 13, 2019 19:11 0

Ebola is gaining attention in Uganda while tourism remains safe. This is a tough message to sell, but authorities are transparent on updating the situation. ... Read More

European Union sends millions to Uganda and South Sudan to fight Ebola while tourism remains safe

European Union sends millions to Uganda and South Sudan to fight Ebola while tourism remains safe

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019 11:20 0

Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, and the Democratic Republic are on high alert and are dealing with a developing crisis. Uganda is standing as a positive ... Read More

Gulfstream G600 to make International Paris Air Show debut

Gulfstream G600 to make International Paris Air Show debut

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019 18:00 0

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced the all-new, award-winning Gulfstream G600 will make its first appearance at the International Paris Air Show June 17 through 23, ... Read More

Why tourists are not in danger after confirmed Ebola case in Uganda

Why tourists are not in danger after confirmed Ebola case in Uganda

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 12, 2019 05:13 0

There is no threat for tourists traveling currently in Uganda. Future visitors planning a trip to this East African country should yet not consider canceling. ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities

Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities

Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka- June 11, 2019 23:55 0

The Rapid Response Team by Safertourism reached out to Sri Lanka tourism authorities including the minister of tourism and industry leaders within hours of the ... Read More

Seychelles trade partners up-to-date with new European regulations

Seychelles trade partners up-to-date with new European regulations

editor editor- June 11, 2019 22:50 0

Mr. Julian Grupp, CEO of Seyvillas, facilitated the workshop, which aim at keeping the tourism professional abreast of the new practices on the European markets ... Read More

Ghana Remains Safe: African Tourism Board Rapid Response Team offers assistance

Ghana Remains Safe: African Tourism Board Rapid Response Team offers assistance

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 11, 2019 22:16 2

Ghana remains sage, security remains vigilant according to a statement issued by Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the Minister of Information for the Republic of Ghana. This ... Read More

Accor hospitality group: Significant growth in North & Central America

Accor hospitality group: Significant growth in North & Central America

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 21:53 0

Global hospitality group Accor continues to present record growth figures in North & Central America, a key region for the Group’s global development strategy. Accor’s ... Read More

Helicopter crashes into midtown Manhattan building, one person killed

Helicopter crashes into midtown Manhattan building, one person killed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 19:01 0

The helicopter crash-landed onto the roof of a midtown Manhattan 54-story office building on New York's 7th avenue, north of the Theater District and Times ... Read More

American Airlines doubles down in Santo Domingo

American Airlines doubles down in Santo Domingo

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 14:56 0

The world’s largest carrier, American Airlines, has expanded its network footprint in the Dominican Republic, launching two new weekly connections to Santo Domingo from its ... Read More

Trump’s regime rolls out new Cuba travel restrictions , bans educational, cultural trips

Trump’s regime rolls out new Cuba travel restrictions , bans educational, cultural trips

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 00:25 0

US Government announced new extensive restrictions on travel to Cuba by United States citizens, effectively banning most of educational and recreational travel. The Treasury Department ... Read More

When overtourism spoils your travel plans: Go somewhere else!

When overtourism spoils your travel plans: Go somewhere else!

Linda Hohnholz Linda Hohnholz- June 5, 2019 23:37 0

Have you heard that told joke?  Patient says, “Doctor, it hurts when I do this with my arm.”  Doctor’s response is, “Then don’t do this.”  ... Read More

$840 million in DOT infrastructure grants to 381 US airports announced

$840 million in DOT infrastructure grants to 381 US airports announced

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019 18:28 0

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $840 million in airport infrastructure grants, the ... Read More

Travel to Cuba becoming more difficult: Center for Responsible Travel responds

Travel to Cuba becoming more difficult: Center for Responsible Travel responds

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 23:00 0

Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced new restrictions on U.S. travel to Cuba, eliminating the people-to-people travel ... Read More

Are you still wearing extra clothes to avoid baggage fees?

Are you still wearing extra clothes to avoid baggage fees?

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019 21:37 0

Passengers who don extra clothes to avoid fees charged for overweight baggage is not an acceptable practice according to 42% of respondents to a survey ... Read More

Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way

Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way

editor editor- May 30, 2019 05:30 0

U.S. Travel advisories against Kenya should be increased. This is the demand by leaders of the LGBT Community to the U.S. Department of State in ... Read More

Arena di Verona Opera Foundation in New York for Festival

Arena di Verona Opera Foundation in New York for Festival

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 30, 2019 01:56 0

A few days after the success of Shanghai, the targeted marketing action of the Arena Foundation for the promotion of the Opera Festival Arena continued ... Read More

Why do I get porn when I use your app? Indian Railways responds

Why do I get porn when I use your app? Indian Railways responds

editor editor- May 29, 2019 22:45 0

"Obscene and vulgar ads are very frequently appearing on the IRCTC ticket booking app. This is very embarrassing and irritating @RailMinIndia @IRCTCofficial @PiyushGoyalOffc kindly look ... Read More

Largest aircraft PDP financing project in global aviation in Asia signed

Largest aircraft PDP financing project in global aviation in Asia signed

editor editor- May 28, 2019 20:03 0

A total of 17 banks were involved in the syndicated loan in the amount of US$840 million to finance part of Pre-Delivery Payment (PDP) for ... Read More

Nepal Tourism Board official response to Mount Everest expedition deaths

Nepal Tourism Board official response to Mount Everest expedition deaths

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019 18:33 0

Is Nepal a safe destination to travel after 11 people died climbing Mount Everest this season? The answer should be a certain yes. Nepal is ... Read More

International cooperation between Seychelles and a Baltic Island: Minister Dogley visits German beach clean-up project

International cooperation between Seychelles and a Baltic Island: Minister Dogley visits German beach clean-up project

editor editor- May 23, 2019 22:39 0

The Seychelles Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine; Didier Dogley, in the company of the Honorary Consul General for the Seychelles in Germany, ... Read More

ICCA UK & Ireland members stridently confident and upbeat about political challenges

ICCA UK & Ireland members stridently confident and upbeat about political challenges

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019 17:50 0

Venue and destination members of the ICCA UK & Ireland Chapter voiced positive attitudes and commitment to the challenges of Brexit and ongoing political uncertainty ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019 17:30 0

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

‘Costly welcome party at citizens’ expense’: Refugees and migrants cost Germany €23 billion in 2018

‘Costly welcome party at citizens’ expense’: Refugees and migrants cost Germany €23 billion in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 00:45 0

Germany spent a record €23 billion ($25.65 billion) last year to integrate more than a million refugees at home and “fight the root causes of ... Read More

Korea’s Busan to boost Culture Capital status with new entertainment venues

Korea’s Busan to boost Culture Capital status with new entertainment venues

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 17:50 0

Principal Korean port city Busan is set to further expand its arts and entertainment facilities over the next three years in response to growing demand ... Read More

South African Tourists in Egypt attacked: Bomb exploded on tourist bus in Giza

South African Tourists in Egypt attacked: Bomb exploded on tourist bus in Giza

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2019 19:26 0

South African tourists visiting Cairo on an Egyptian tour were attacked and injured when a roadside exploded next to a bus of tourists, close to ... Read More

Controversial Eurovision in Israel crowns The Netherland with Arcade by Duncan Laurence

Controversial Eurovision in Israel crowns The Netherland with Arcade by Duncan Laurence

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2019 07:37 0

The Eurovision contest in Tel Aviv Israel was a nonstop tourist party but not without controversy. Many were protesting against Israel's settlement and occupation policies ... Read More

FAA warns airlines of “miscalculation or misidentification” risk over Persian Gulf

FAA warns airlines of “miscalculation or misidentification” risk over Persian Gulf

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019 16:45 0

In a chilling reminder of the downing of Iran Air flight 655 by a US missile, an FAA notice said civilian aircraft flying over the ... Read More

Anita Mendiratta recognized by IIPT on United Nations International Day of Living Together in Peace

Anita Mendiratta recognized by IIPT on United Nations International Day of Living Together in Peace

editor editor- May 17, 2019 21:13 4

Today, the 16th of May, is recognized globally as United Nations’ International Day of Living Together in Peace. It’s a day for “mobilizing those in ... Read More

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