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Minister: Whole Russia can be tax-free for foreign visitors by end of 2019
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Minister: Whole Russia can be tax-free for foreign visitors by end of 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

Russia's Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov today said that the tax-free system can be extended to all Russian ... Read More

Europe falls behind USA in cost of living
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Europe falls behind USA in cost of living

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

ECA International’s latest Cost of Living report today reveals that Europe now accounts for less than a fifth of the ... Read More

Oman seeks to ‘diversify economy’ by jacking up taxes on booze, meat, tobacco and energy drinks
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Oman seeks to ‘diversify economy’ by jacking up taxes on booze, meat, tobacco and energy drinks

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Beginning June 15th, pork meat, tobacco, and alcohol as well as energy drinks in Oman will be subject to a ... 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

7 new technologies that will rock the future of air travel
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7 new technologies that will rock the future of air travel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Air travel technology is changing at a rapid pace –– what can we expect to see in the near future? ... Read More

Smart City Policy Group hosts first short-term rental regulations summit
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Smart City Policy Group hosts first short-term rental regulations summit

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Smart City Policy Group will host a first-of-its-kind short-term rental regulations conference - Smart City Policy Summit - on August ... Read More

IATA forecast for global aviation in 2019 is not so good for reasons listed
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IATA forecast for global aviation in 2019 is not so good for reasons listed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a downgrade of its 2019 outlook for the global air transport industry to ... Read More

Homosexuality is a sin: South Korea’s Gay Pride Festival
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Homosexuality is a sin: South Korea’s Gay Pride Festival

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2019

Thousands of members of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community from Korea mixed with tourists from around Asia and ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Visitor spending declined 6.2 percent in April 2019
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Hawaii Tourism: Visitor spending declined 6.2 percent in April 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.33 billion in April 2019, a decrease of 6.2 percent compared ... Read More

Far-reaching effects: New EU aviation fuel tax will send airfares soaring
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Far-reaching effects: New EU aviation fuel tax will send airfares soaring

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019

The European Commission is considering aviation fuel tax that is supposed to reduce carbon emissions by 11 percent and have ... Read More

Rip-off Greek-style: US tourists charged $937 for simple lunch at Mykonos restaurant
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Rip-off Greek-style: US tourists charged $937 for simple lunch at Mykonos restaurant

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 25, 2019

DK Oyster restaurant on the Greek tourist island of Mykonos charged American tourists 830 euros ($937) for six portions of ... Read More

New India government urged to tackle employment through tourism
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New India government urged to tackle employment through tourism

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

There is much hope and expectation from the just re-elected Modi Government in India. Industry leaders feel that the new ... Read More

Memorial Day traffic study finds dire economic cost, public support for user fees
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Memorial Day traffic study finds dire economic cost, public support for user fees

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday released a survey finding that Americans avoided an estimated 47.5 million auto trips due ... Read More

2.8 million travel on U.S. airlines every day
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2.8 million travel on U.S. airlines every day

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019

Airlines for America (A4A), announced today that it expects a record 257.4 million passengers — an average of 2.8 million per ... Read More

Bugoma Forest must remain, says Uganda’s President, but conservationists not celebrating just yet
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Bugoma Forest must remain, says Uganda’s President, but conservationists not celebrating just yet

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- May 18, 2019

Following a sustained campaign over a court ruling to lease Bugoma Forest to Hoima Sugar Works last month, Uganda President ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism puts together special tourist offers following terror attacks
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Sri Lanka Tourism puts together special tourist offers following terror attacks

editor editor- May 17, 2019

A host of offers were shared and discussed, and a final decision on a collective effort will be made next ... Read More

Would you travel nude or naked?
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Would you travel nude or naked?

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- May 11, 2019

Face Forward. Please! Traveling sucks the moisture out of our skin! We may start the journey looking terrific and deplane ... Read More

Washington, DC Tourism: 21.9 million domestic visitors in 2018
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Washington, DC Tourism: 21.9 million domestic visitors in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

Destination DC (DDC) today announced that Washington, DC attracted a record 21.9 million domestic visitors in 2018, the ninth consecutive ... Read More

$140.6 billion in tourism spending driving California’s economy in 2018
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$140.6 billion in tourism spending driving California’s economy in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

For the ninth consecutive year, California's tourism economy flourished, contributing $140.6 billion in travel spending and supporting 1.16 million jobs ... Read More

Italian Tourist Tax receipts in Italy: A record for 2019
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Italian Tourist Tax receipts in Italy: A record for 2019

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 6, 2019

The Italy City Tourist Tax for the year 2019 is foreseen to reach a new record of 600 million euro. ... Read More

MGM Resort Las Vegas Visitor Warning: Don’t drink the Smart Water !
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MGM Resort Las Vegas Visitor Warning: Don’t drink the Smart Water !

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2019

MGM Hotels and Resorts are setting trends for Las Vegas biggest industry: The travel, tourism, and the gambling industry. When ... Read More

Brand USA propels tourism as economic driver
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Brand USA propels tourism as economic driver

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 5, 2019

This year’s National Travel and Tourism Week, May 5-11, again celebrates the role of one of the most significant and ... Read More

Diamond Resorts’ decision to lay off 78 workers at The Modern Honolulu hotel condemned by union
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Diamond Resorts’ decision to lay off 78 workers at The Modern Honolulu hotel condemned by union

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019

UNITE HERE Local 5 condemns Diamond Resorts, a timeshare company headquartered in Las Vegas, after its decision to lay off ... Read More

Airbnb v. Hotels: Competing and benefiting in the sharing economy
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Airbnb v. Hotels: Competing and benefiting in the sharing economy

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019

Researchers from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University published new research which sheds new light on the ... Read More

London Heathrow: Recording another record
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London Heathrow: Recording another record

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019

London Heathrow is recording another record. More passengers than ever before – Heathrow achieved its 29th consecutive month of growth, welcoming ... Read More

New One Seychelles Party wants Alain St. Ange for President
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New One Seychelles Party wants Alain St. Ange for President

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019

The launch of the "One Seychelles" Political Party was held on Friday the 26th April and Alain St.Ange, the island's ... Read More

Russia’s Saint Petersburg introduces ‘tourist tax’
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Russia’s Saint Petersburg introduces ‘tourist tax’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019

Russian President Vladimir Putin approved the introduction of a tourist tax on foreign visitors in St. Petersburg, Russia. The head ... Read More

3rd edition of the “Days of Latvia” opens in Italy
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3rd edition of the “Days of Latvia” opens in Italy

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019

The 3rd edition of the "Days of Latvia" was launched in Rome, in the presence of the Baltic State President, ... Read More

10 travel tips to help you to get the most out of your summer vacation
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10 travel tips to help you to get the most out of your summer vacation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019

Summer is around the corner, and many travelers all over the world are busy planning their vacations. In an effort ... Read More

A new Tourism potential in Tanzania: The Southern Circuit
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A new Tourism potential in Tanzania: The Southern Circuit

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- April 21, 2019

A new Tourism potential is about to be unlocked In Tanzania. All roads and international air routes will in the ... Read More

Ghana Tourism makes money on selfies
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Ghana Tourism makes money on selfies

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019

Ghana Tourism is a big business and full of surprises. This is also true for  Mr Guru, Ghanaian,  a comedian ... Read More

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Shopping at – where else? The Dead Sea Mall!

editor editor- April 18, 2019

When you think of the Dead Sea, do you think of a mall? What about a mall with luxury stores, ... Read More

Gavel slams: Airbnb not eligible for privileged tax treatment
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Gavel slams: Airbnb not eligible for privileged tax treatment

editor editor- April 15, 2019

A report released on behalf of the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA) calls on state and local government leaders to ... 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

Oxford Economics: Brand USA’s marketing initiatives drove record international visitor spending
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Oxford Economics: Brand USA’s marketing initiatives drove record international visitor spending

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

Today, Brand USA, the destination marketing organization for the United States, announced that a study by Oxford Economics shows Brand ... Read More

Peru working to welcome more tourists to Machu Picchu
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Peru working to welcome more tourists to Machu Picchu

editor editor- April 10, 2019

The Executive Branch of the Government of Peru is working on a land management proposal for Machu Picchu said Prime ... Read More

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