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

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

Tourism Enthusiasts Protest Possible Giveaway Of Murchison Falls For Dam Construction By Ugandan Government
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Tourism Enthusiasts Protest Possible Giveaway Of Murchison Falls For Dam Construction By Ugandan Government

Jonathan Benaiah Jonathan Benaiah- June 9, 2019

Last week on Friday, many Ugandans especially those in the tourism and conservation circles were shocked when an advert appeared ... Read More

IATA Resolution calls for Implementation of Global Carbon Offsetting Scheme
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IATA Resolution calls for Implementation of Global Carbon Offsetting Scheme

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 7, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) 75th Annual General Meeting (AGM) overwhelmingly approved a resolution calling on governments to continue ... 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

First Thai boxing ring in five-star Bangkok hotel announced
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First Thai boxing ring in five-star Bangkok hotel announced

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

Tapping into the global popularity of Thai boxing (Muay Thai), The St. Regis Bangkok has unveiled the first Thai boxing ... Read More

Carsten Spohr New IATA Board Chairman
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Carsten Spohr New IATA Board Chairman

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 2, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Lufthansa Group Chief Executive Officer, Carsten Spohr, has assumed his duties as ... 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

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

Kazakh flag carrier Air Astana celebrates seventeenth anniversary
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Kazakh flag carrier Air Astana celebrates seventeenth anniversary

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

Over the past 17 years, Air Astana has grown to become Central Asia’s leading carrier, with a reputation for the ... Read More

Washington’s new short-term rental law to ‘even playing field for local hotels’
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Washington’s new short-term rental law to ‘even playing field for local hotels’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019

Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed Substitute House Bill 1798, concerning short-term rentals, into law. This bill was a top priority ... Read More

FRAPORT: Revenue and earnings increase – Outlook confirmed
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FRAPORT: Revenue and earnings increase – Outlook confirmed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 8, 2019

The Fraport Group has successfully started off the new business year, achieving higher revenue and earnings in the first three ... 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

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

Hawaii legislator’s push for Airbnb taxation bill a success
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Hawaii legislator’s push for Airbnb taxation bill a success

editor editor- May 1, 2019

Hawaii Senate Bill 1292 just squeaked by passing which will allow the Aloha State to collect transient accommodation and general ... Read More

Drink like a New Yorker
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Drink like a New Yorker

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- April 20, 2019

If you live in New York, work in New York or are doing business in New York – there is ... Read More

Africa’s aviation sector forecast to grow 5% per annum over next 20 years
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Africa’s aviation sector forecast to grow 5% per annum over next 20 years

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019

Africa’s vast aviation potential as the continent continues to increase airline frequency to the GCC will be explored at the ... 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

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

South East Asia Hotel Investors’ Summit  returns to Westin Grande Sukhumvit, Bangkok
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South East Asia Hotel Investors’ Summit returns to Westin Grande Sukhumvit, Bangkok

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

The South East Asia Hotel Investors’ Summit returns for its third edition in May and will again feature top executives ... Read More

Gleam of hope for tourism
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Gleam of hope for tourism

mm Alain St.Ange- April 9, 2019

On March 27, all roads led to Mombasa, Kenya, for a joint business meeting organized by Uganda and Kenya and ... Read More

What is the discussion at the UNWTO / ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport?
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What is the discussion at the UNWTO / ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019

A Panel discussion is ongoing and a packed program are planned today for delegates in Sai Island, Cabo Verde attending ... Read More

Uganda travel and trafficking
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Uganda travel and trafficking

editor editor- March 23, 2019

Sub-Saharan Africa has enormous tourism potential: leopards lounging in acacia trees, elephant herds drifting across vast savannah plains, gorillas and ... Read More

Aéroports de Montréal: Record number of travelers at Montréal-Trudeau
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Aéroports de Montréal: Record number of travelers at Montréal-Trudeau

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 23, 2019

Aéroports de Montréal (ADM) today announced its operating results for the year ended December 31, 2018. A record number of ... Read More

Munich Airport reports 2018 net profit of 150 million euros
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Munich Airport reports 2018 net profit of 150 million euros

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019

Munich Airport reported a successful 2018 operating year at its annual press conference in Munich today: The 3.8 percent increase ... Read More

A solution for Climate Change? What about a Clean Energy Dividend?
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A solution for Climate Change? What about a Clean Energy Dividend?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 16, 2019

I believe there is an extremely simple way to whip climate change and I plan to set it out below. ... Read More

Air Canada suspends 2019 Financial Guidance over Boeing 737 MAX grounding
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Air Canada suspends 2019 Financial Guidance over Boeing 737 MAX grounding

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019

Air Canada announced today that, following Transport Canada's safety notice closing Canadian airspace to Boeing 737 MAX aircraft until further ... Read More

ICTP meets on the sidelines of ITB in Berlin
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ICTP meets on the sidelines of ITB in Berlin

mm Alain St.Ange- March 12, 2019

Three of the four founding members of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) - Juergen Steinmetz, Alain St.Ange, and ... Read More

East Africa set for joint Regional Tourism Marketing drive at ITB
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East Africa set for joint Regional Tourism Marketing drive at ITB

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019

Looking to market the East African tourism, a delegation of five officials from the East African Community (EAC) Headquarters is ... Read More

PGA National Resort & Spa: Huge crowds for PGA TOUR Honda Classic
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PGA National Resort & Spa: Huge crowds for PGA TOUR Honda Classic

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019

PGA National Resort & Spa – South Florida’s golf, vacation, meetings and spa destination – welcomed 204,487 spectators over seven ... Read More

Florida Space Coast Office of Tourism announces new Executive Director
People in Travel & Tourism

Florida Space Coast Office of Tourism announces new Executive Director

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019

After an extensive search process, Brevard County has selected veteran Florida marketing executive Peter Cranis as its new head of ... Read More

Seattle Celebrates Record-Breaking Tourism Season with More Than 40 Million Visitors in 2018
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Seattle Celebrates Record-Breaking Tourism Season with More Than 40 Million Visitors in 2018

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- March 5, 2019

Seattle and King Country saw record visitor volume, expenditures, tax contributions and travel-related employment for Seattle and King County in ... Read More

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