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China – Tajikistan Tourism: Presidents agreed to improve cooperation
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China – Tajikistan Tourism: Presidents agreed to improve cooperation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 16, 2019

Tourism was on the agenda, when Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon and Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks Saturday, agreeing to ... Read More

Tit for tat: India slaps high tariffs on 28 US products effective Sunday
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019

Indian government announced that it will impose higher tariffs on 28 US products, including almonds, apples and walnuts, tomorrow, in ... Read More

UNWTO: Sustainability a key part of tourism policies, but more still to be  done
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UNWTO: Sustainability a key part of tourism policies, but more still to be done

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

Countries around the world are integrating sustainability in their tourism policies but the evidence on the results of their implementation ... Read More

Russia wants visa-free travel deal with Japan
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Russia wants visa-free travel deal with Japan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Friday that Moscow asked Tokyo to introduce a visa-free travel regime and hopes ... Read More

Former Jet Airways Chair forced to deboard at Mumbai Airport
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Former Jet Airways Chair forced to deboard at Mumbai Airport

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 27, 2019

In a shocking development, Naresh Goyal and his wife, Anita, were forced to deboard the aircraft they were on at ... Read More

MGM won’t buy Wynn Encore Harbor Casino in Boston: 35 Million in fines
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MGM won’t buy Wynn Encore Harbor Casino in Boston: 35 Million in fines

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2019

After talks of MGM buying Wynn Resort's Encore Boston fell apart Tuesday night, lawmakers are hoping both casinos will now ... Read More

Reinventing the Travel Marketing Conference
Canada Travel News

Reinventing the Travel Marketing Conference

editor editor- May 15, 2019

SEE – an acronym for Seek, Explore, Experience – will bring together the world’s smartest (and coolest) travel and tourism ... Read More

North Korea fires another missile today
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North Korea fires another missile today

editor editor- May 4, 2019

The South Korean military reported that North Korea has fired another missile today, Saturday, May 4, 2019, at 9:06 am, ... Read More

Proud Emirates Revealed: The Emirates Pavilion
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Proud Emirates Revealed: The Emirates Pavilion

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019

Emirates, Premier Partner and the Official Airline of Expo 2020 Dubai, today unveiled the design and visitor experience concepts of ... Read More

IGLTA’s 36th Annual Global Convention goes live in New York City
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IGLTA’s 36th Annual Global Convention goes live in New York City

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association will share selections of main stage content via Facebook Live throughout its 36th Annual Global ... Read More

Sudan Tourism Industry: ATB President St. Ange wants Africa to stand by Sudan
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Sudan Tourism Industry: ATB President St. Ange wants Africa to stand by Sudan

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 23, 2019

People in Sudan are tasting freedom for the first time. It will be impossible to go back and tourism is ... Read More

Relive the spirit of the Renaissance during Brussels’ Carolus V Festival
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Relive the spirit of the Renaissance during Brussels’ Carolus V Festival

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019

From May to September, the Carolus V Festival is an opportunity for Brussels to relive the spirit of the Renaissance. ... Read More

Genting Cruise Lines welcomes Explorer Dream to its fleet
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Genting Cruise Lines welcomes Explorer Dream to its fleet

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019

Genting Cruise Lines welcomed the third member of its Dream Cruises’ fleet with the christening and inaugural homeport deployment of ... Read More

Qatar Airways: Investment in Air Italy fully compliant with US-Qatar Open Skies Agreement
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Qatar Airways: Investment in Air Italy fully compliant with US-Qatar Open Skies Agreement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

Following recent false accusations relating to Qatar Airways’ shareholding in Air Italy, such baseless statements and consistent inaccuracies need addressing ... Read More

Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau receives US Travel honor
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Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau receives US Travel honor

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday announced the Arlington (TX) Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) as the winner of its ... Read More

Wynn Resorts ends takeover talks with Australia’s Crown Resorts
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Wynn Resorts ends takeover talks with Australia’s Crown Resorts

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 9, 2019

Wynn Resorts released the following statement today: "Following the premature disclosure of preliminary discussions, Wynn Resorts has terminated all discussions ... Read More

Seychelles represented at first Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport in Africa
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Seychelles represented at first Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport in Africa

editor editor- April 8, 2019

The first Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport in Africa was held in Santa Maria, Sal Island in Cabo ... Read More

SKAL Bangkok president talks happiness
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SKAL Bangkok president talks happiness

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- April 4, 2019

Assumption University’s Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management organised a special speaker’s series to Celebrate the International Day of Happiness ... Read More

Pakistan regrets India’s decision to postpone Kartarpur meeting
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Pakistan regrets India’s decision to postpone Kartarpur meeting

editor editor- March 30, 2019

Pakistan was set to welcome a meeting between the India and Pakistan on the Kartarpur Corridor, which will be one ... Read More

AFRAA Secretary General talks about aviation
Airline News

AFRAA Secretary General talks about aviation

mm Alain St.Ange- March 26, 2019

It is true that our industry is full of untapped potential for growth as many industry studies attest. All the ... Read More

Any WOW Air reservation may not materialize: Airline has major problems
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Any WOW Air reservation may not materialize: Airline has major problems

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 25, 2019

"Bummer that WOW Air is potentially going under - had a very flawless experience with them. But does this mean ... Read More

Alitalia airline: The ongoing medley
Airline News

Alitalia airline: The ongoing medley

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 20, 2019

The journey of Gianfranco Battisti, CEO of Ferrovie Dello Stato Italiane (FS), to the United States would have borne its ... Read More

Cunard cruise line uncorks line-up of speakers for 2019 Wine Voyage
Cruise Industry News

Cunard cruise line uncorks line-up of speakers for 2019 Wine Voyage

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019

Luxury cruise line Cunard has announced that three of the leading wine connoisseurs and oenologists, will join Queen Victoria’s second ... Read More

“Plan For Our Kids” and “African Earth Lung” to launch at WTM Africa
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“Plan For Our Kids” and “African Earth Lung” to launch at WTM Africa

editor editor- March 19, 2019

eTN Publisher Juergen Steinmetz talks to Professor Geoffrey Lipman Co-Founder of SUNx - STRONG Universal Network, about the development of ... Read More

35 airlines confirmed for CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum in Dubai
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35 airlines confirmed for CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum in Dubai

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019

More than 30 airlines have confirmed their participation at the inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa – co-located with ... Read More

Yale, Columbia, UCLA, UC Berkeley: Trump’s trade wars cost US economy $7.8 billion in 2018
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

Yale, Columbia, UCLA, UC Berkeley: Trump’s trade wars cost US economy $7.8 billion in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 16, 2019

America’s trade war resulted in $7.8 billion in losses for the nation’s economy, while the subsequent higher costs of imports ... Read More

IMEX shines a light on diversity and inclusion
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IMEX shines a light on diversity and inclusion

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019

“Organizations which embrace diversity will see positive repercussions throughout their business – from staff motivation and engagement, heightened innovation and ... Read More

Visit Nepal 2020 Launch to Honor the Life of a Tourism Hero
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Visit Nepal 2020 Launch to Honor the Life of a Tourism Hero

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 4, 2019

Nepal is known as a country of beauty and resilience when it comes to the travel and tourism industry. Nepal ... Read More

Connect, learn, grow at Start-Up Innovation Camp 2019 World Tourism Forum Lucerne
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Connect, learn, grow at Start-Up Innovation Camp 2019 World Tourism Forum Lucerne

mm Alain St.Ange- February 18, 2019

Martin Barth, the Head of the World Tourism Forum Lucerne (WTFL) has confirmed that for the 4th time, World Tourism ... Read More

Switzerland may cancel free-movement accord with EU as immigration rises
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Switzerland may cancel free-movement accord with EU as immigration rises

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019

Immigration into Switzerland rose again last year, taking the foreign population further above 2 million. Statistics released on Friday showed ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister in talks with potential Israeli investors
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Jamaica’s Tourism Minister in talks with potential Israeli investors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019

Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett says major hotel brands in Israel have expressed interest in investing in Jamaica and are ... Read More

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

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

Oneworld unveils major benefits for customers and airlines
Airport news

Oneworld unveils major benefits for customers and airlines

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019

The CEOs of oneworld member airlines today met in London to unveil a radical transformation of the global alliance as ... Read More

Chinese President commends start of China-Laos Tourism Year 2019
Tourism News

Chinese President commends start of China-Laos Tourism Year 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019

President of China sent a congratulatory message on the launch of the China-Laos Tourism Year 2019 in Vientiane on Friday, ... Read More

India Heritage Walk Festival in 37 cities in collaboration with UNESCO
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India Heritage Walk Festival in 37 cities in collaboration with UNESCO

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 25, 2019

A technology provider to the travel industry in India teamed up with Sahapedia, an online encyclopedia of Indian arts and ... Read More

FITUR beats the record for participation in its most international edition yet
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FITUR beats the record for participation in its most international edition yet

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019

From 23 to 27 January, Madrid will once again become the focus of attention for the international tourism community with ... Read More

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