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Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam
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Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019

In an advertisement in “The New Vision” daily by the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) on June 7, a notice of ... 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

Tourists from Maldives love to travel to India
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Tourists from Maldives love to travel to India

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 9, 2019

Maldives, India and Sri Lanka are neighbors. The Maldives relies on tourism as an export, but  Maldives citizens also love ... Read More

Caribbean tourism records robust 12% growth in the first quarter of 2019
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Caribbean tourism records robust 12% growth in the first quarter of 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

Spurred on by a 24 percent rise in arrivals from the United States, the Caribbean recorded a healthy 12 percent ... Read More

UNWTO: Exports from international tourism hit $1.7 trillion
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UNWTO: Exports from international tourism hit $1.7 trillion

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Exports generated by international tourism reached USD 1.7 trillion in 2018, a 4% increase in real terms over the previous ... Read More

India’s new Tourism Minister vows to fulfill Modi’s vision of ‘New India’
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India’s new Tourism Minister vows to fulfill Modi’s vision of ‘New India’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Immediately after becoming India's new Tourism Minister, Prahlad Singh Patel said his ministry will work to fulfill Prime Minister Narendra ... Read More

Anguilla Tourist Board unveils spectacular costumes for Summer Festival
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Anguilla Tourist Board unveils spectacular costumes for Summer Festival

editor editor- May 29, 2019

BEYOND EXTRAORDINARY TROUPE *Grand Parade of Troupes Takes Place Friday, August 9*  Anguilla enjoyed an impressive 2019 winter season with ... Read More

Ambassador Mangu creates synergies between Rwandan and Tanzanian tourism players
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Ambassador Mangu creates synergies between Rwandan and Tanzanian tourism players

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- May 28, 2019

Tanzanian ambassador to Rwanda, Ernest Mangu, is engaging tour operators from both countries to create synergies, in his latest efforts ... Read More

Visitors showed Anguilla the love this winter
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Visitors showed Anguilla the love this winter

editor editor- May 23, 2019

*Island Enjoys Record-Breaking Winter Season* Anguilla welcomed guests from around the world this winter, resulting in the island’s best winter ... Read More

Israel welcomed over 405,000 visitors in April – 7% rise in tourist arrivals
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Israel welcomed over 405,000 visitors in April – 7% rise in tourist arrivals

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

An analysis of the seasonally adjusted data provided by Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics indicates that in the last three ... Read More

UNWTO: International tourism numbers and confidence on the rise
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UNWTO: International tourism numbers and confidence on the rise

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

The latest issue of the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer from the World Tourism Organization shows that international tourism continued to ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board strengthens trade relations in Pune, Bangalore and Chandigarh through workshops
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Seychelles Tourism Board strengthens trade relations in Pune, Bangalore and Chandigarh through workshops

editor editor- May 16, 2019

Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) successfully conducted a series of workshops in 3 major cities in India between February and May, ... Read More

Tanzanian tour operators plan to turn Dar Es Salaam into Paris of East Africa
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Tanzanian tour operators plan to turn Dar Es Salaam into Paris of East Africa

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- May 14, 2019

Tanzania Tanzanian tour operators are mulling over the idea of turning the country’s commercial center of Dar Es Salaam into ... Read More

Tunisia: Tourist arrivals up 18 percent, tourism revenues reach $300 million
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Tunisia: Tourist arrivals up 18 percent, tourism revenues reach $300 million

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 11, 2019

Tunisia has recorded an 18 percent increase in tourist arrivals during the first four months of this year, compared to ... Read More

Minister: Sri Lanka needs security audit to build confidence among tourists
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Minister: Sri Lanka needs security audit to build confidence among tourists

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 11, 2019

Sri Lanka's State Minister Harsha de Silva announced that the country is planning an independent security audit to build confidence ... Read More

Malaysia’s Sabah welcomes over 1 million tourists in first quarter of 2019
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Malaysia’s Sabah welcomes over 1 million tourists in first quarter of 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 11, 2019

About 1,033,871 tourists visited Sabah in the first three months of this year, said Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Christina Liew. ... Read More

Mauritius Minister of Tourism on the China Challenge
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Mauritius Minister of Tourism on the China Challenge

mm Alain St.Ange- May 9, 2019

Anil Gayan, Minister of Tourism on Wednesday, delivered this speech on what he called the “China challenge.” It was during ... Read More

Indian Tourism booming by the trillions
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Indian Tourism booming by the trillions

editor editor- April 30, 2019

A new report shows that the systematic growth, maintenance, and sustainable development of tourism destinations for India, as well as ... 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

Reunion Island breaks tourist arrivals record
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Reunion Island breaks tourist arrivals record

mm Alain St.Ange- April 2, 2019

Despite a difficult end to the year, 2018 was profitable and even historic for Reunion tourism as more than 574,000 ... Read More

Tunisia reaches out to UNWTO to get travel advisories removed
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Tunisia reaches out to UNWTO to get travel advisories removed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 22, 2019

The U.S. State Department putting Tunisia  as a category 2 risk for U.S. citizens to travel to. This is on ... Read More

Bartlett: Tourism driving economic growth through events and experiential activities
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Bartlett: Tourism driving economic growth through events and experiential activities

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019

Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica’s tourism industry has benefitted tremendously from the recent staging of mega culinary and ... Read More

Sharjah woos Russian tourists at Moscow International Travel & Tourism Exhibition
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Sharjah woos Russian tourists at Moscow International Travel & Tourism Exhibition

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019

Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) is further boosting its presence in Russia’s tourism sector following the surge in ... Read More

China, USA & Germany are top 3 biggest global travel spenders
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China, USA & Germany are top 3 biggest global travel spenders

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019

A recent study estimated the global expenditure on tourism to be just short of $1.5 trillion, with cheap flights and ... Read More

Minister: Egypt’s tourism had a leap in 2017 and large boom in 2018
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Minister: Egypt’s tourism had a leap in 2017 and large boom in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019

Speaking at a press conference with the board of the Egyptian Tourism Federation on Monday, Egyptian Tourism Minister Rania al-Mashat ... Read More

Bank of Tanzania: Tourism main source of country’s foreign exchange receipts
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Bank of Tanzania: Tourism main source of country’s foreign exchange receipts

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 16, 2019

According to the Bank of Tanzania Monthly Economic Review report, tourism industry was the main source of foreign exchange receipts ... Read More

European Travel Commission: European tourism prepares for 2019 uncertainties
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European Travel Commission: European tourism prepares for 2019 uncertainties

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019

According to the European Travel Commission's latest report "European Tourism -Trends & Prospects 2018", Europe remains the most visited region ... Read More

Trade war tensions and Kilauea volcano trims tourism from Asia to the US
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Trade war tensions and Kilauea volcano trims tourism from Asia to the US

editor editor- February 14, 2019

The number of tourists arriving in the United States from the Asia Pacific region fell by 3.2%* last year, The ... Read More

CTO: Caribbean tourism is on the upswing
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CTO: Caribbean tourism is on the upswing

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019

The Caribbean tourism sector is projected to record strong growth in 2019 on the heels of a stronger-than-expected performance last ... Read More

Emirates links Phnom Penh and Bangkok with daily service from Dubai
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Emirates links Phnom Penh and Bangkok with daily service from Dubai

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019

Emirates will link Phnom Penh (PNH) and Bangkok (BKK) with its new daily service set to launch on June 1, ... Read More

Maldives: UK tourist arrivals surged in 2018
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Maldives: UK tourist arrivals surged in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019

The Maldives has announced an impressive 10.2% year-on-year increase in the total number of UK visitor arrivals in 2018, when ... Read More

Nepal Tourism: Arrival figures signal sustained visitors’ confidence
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Nepal Tourism: Arrival figures signal sustained visitors’ confidence

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019

Year 2019 begins with a very encouraging growth trend in tourist arrivals to Nepal. According to the Immigration Department (and ... Read More

First UNWTO/ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport in Africa
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First UNWTO/ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport in Africa

mm Alain St.Ange- February 12, 2019

As recalled in the Joint Statement on Aviation and Tourism: Hand in Hand for Sustainability, signed on March 18, 2013, ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister: Tourist arrivals increase by 9% in January
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Jamaica’s Tourism Minister: Tourist arrivals increase by 9% in January

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says recent figures from the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) reveal that Jamaica welcomed 202,192 visitors ... Read More

Kenya eyes Indian and Spanish tourists
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Kenya eyes Indian and Spanish tourists

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 24, 2019

Kenya has set its tourism marketing sights on India and Spain, seeking to attract the new markets in Asia and ... Read More

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