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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

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

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

Qatar Airways recognized for its commitment to preventing illegal endangered wildlife trade
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Qatar Airways recognized for its commitment to preventing illegal endangered wildlife trade

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

Qatar Airways is today celebrating becoming the world’s first airline to achieve a new industry standard for the prevention of ... Read More

Middle East & North Africa hotels: Occupancy surges, profits drop
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Middle East & North Africa hotels: Occupancy surges, profits drop

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

Occupancy levels at hotels in the Middle East & North Africa surged to 78.2 percent in April, but it was ... Read More

ILTM Asia Pacific 2019: Luxury travel ‘mindstyle’ shifts from indulgence and status to health and wellness
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ILTM Asia Pacific 2019: Luxury travel ‘mindstyle’ shifts from indulgence and status to health and wellness

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

Travel brands must significantly upgrade their health & wellness proposition to better connect with the new mindstyle of luxury travelers ... Read More

Qatar Airways and Qatar National Tourism Council partner for ‘Summer in Qatar’ program
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Qatar Airways and Qatar National Tourism Council partner for ‘Summer in Qatar’ program

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

Qatar Airways partnered with Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) to offer passengers up to 25 per cent discount on airfares ... Read More

Prague breaks meetings record: Top-ranked MICE destination
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Prague breaks meetings record: Top-ranked MICE destination

editor editor- May 15, 2019

Prague hosted a record number of conferences and congresses in 2018. Over 4,500 events took place in its collective accommodation establishments ... Read More

Aqua Expeditions unveils new cruise fleet additions
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Aqua Expeditions unveils new cruise fleet additions

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019

Aqua Expeditions, a boutique luxury cruise line, officially announces two new additions to its fleet: Aqua Blu and Aqua Nera. ... Read More

Investing in Tourism Sustainability Conference: Dr. Taleb Rifai Chair
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Investing in Tourism Sustainability Conference: Dr. Taleb Rifai Chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 6, 2019

The inaugural Investing in Tourism Sustainability Conference will open in Sunny Beach, Bulgaria Ma 30-31. It will focus on investment ... Read More

Gen Z and millennial travelers are looking for experiential travel
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Gen Z and millennial travelers are looking for experiential travel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 4, 2019

Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) along the partner participating companies have offered the diverse tourism products and services to the travellers ... Read More

Things to Look for While Buying the Best Travel Insurance
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Things to Look for While Buying the Best Travel Insurance

editor editor- May 3, 2019

Travel insurance comes in handy in the hour of need while travelling. It restrains you from paying the hefty medical ... Read More

Embraer delivers 22 jets in the first quarter of 2019
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Embraer delivers 22 jets in the first quarter of 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019

Embraer (NYSE: ERJ; B3: EMBR3;) delivered a total of 22 jets in the first quarter of 2019 (1Q19), of which ... Read More

Hotel room boom sparks investments
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Hotel room boom sparks investments

editor editor- May 1, 2019

Jamaica is being prepared for a boom in hotel rooms over the next five years. It is expected that 12,000 ... Read More

ATM: Machine learning and AI will revolutionize the way GCC tourism firms do business
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ATM: Machine learning and AI will revolutionize the way GCC tourism firms do business

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019

Technologies such as machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) have the potential to transform the GCC’s hospitality and travel sectors, ... Read More

What attracts younger Muslim travelers?
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What attracts younger Muslim travelers?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019

Gulf hospitality operators looking to increase their share of the growing halal tourism market should diversify and digitize their offerings ... Read More

ATM: Tourism crucial for reducing Saudi Arabia’s dependence on oil revenues
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ATM: Tourism crucial for reducing Saudi Arabia’s dependence on oil revenues

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019

According to the experts speaking at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2019, tourism will play a major role in reducing Saudi ... 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

Personalize and remove friction for customers, Gulf travel companies told
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Personalize and remove friction for customers, Gulf travel companies told

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

Gulf-based travel and hospitality companies that use disruptive technologies to boost personalization and remove friction for customers are likely to ... Read More

GCC hospitality must appeal to ‘free independent travelers’ to unlock China’s tourist market
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GCC hospitality must appeal to ‘free independent travelers’ to unlock China’s tourist market

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

The GCC must deliver unique and tech-enabled experiences designed for free independent travelers (FITs) if it is to grow its ... Read More

Lufthansa makes dedicated staff look bad: The eTN Hero is Patricia Dzai of Swissport Johannesburg
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Lufthansa makes dedicated staff look bad: The eTN Hero is Patricia Dzai of Swissport Johannesburg

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2019

"My personal hero today is Ms. Patricia Dzai. Patricia works for Swissport in Johannesburg, South Africa," said eTN Publisher Juergen ... Read More

misterb&b expands to LGBTQ hotels
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misterb&b expands to LGBTQ hotels

editor editor- March 29, 2019

misterb&b, short-term rental marketplace dedicated to the Gay community, has launched a Wefunder campaign to give guests, hosts, and the ... Read More

How to read so much positive news on Egypt Tourism by WTTC
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How to read so much positive news on Egypt Tourism by WTTC

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019

The WTTC Annual Summit is only weeks away and the World Travel and Tourism Council is working hard pumping out ... Read More

Peace through tourism Korea in the making: $175,562
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Peace through tourism Korea in the making: $175,562

editor editor- March 13, 2019

Seoul’s state-run Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) plans to investigate the potential for cross-border inter-Korean tourism, according to a document seen ... Read More

Cape Town selected for prestigious study on global destinations
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Cape Town selected for prestigious study on global destinations

editor editor- March 12, 2019

Cape Town, South Africa, was selected as one of 15 top global destinations to be chosen as ideal subjects for ... Read More

Vatel Mauritius on exploratory visit to Seychelles
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Vatel Mauritius on exploratory visit to Seychelles

mm Alain St.Ange- March 5, 2019

Renaud Azema has been given the responsiblity to spread the Vatel Brand Over the Indian Ocean and in the Southern ... Read More

How Qatar Airways Tackles Global Wildlife Crime
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How Qatar Airways Tackles Global Wildlife Crime

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019

Qatar Airways has launched an industry-leading training programme focused on preventing illegal wildlife trafficking. The bespoke e-learning package, developed by ... Read More

Forex Trading In 2019: The Next Big Thing
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Forex Trading In 2019: The Next Big Thing

editor editor- February 20, 2019

The global currency market has witnessed a number of big events in 2018. New opportunities have been unlocked for the ... Read More

Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach: Phuket pioneer in sustainable tourism
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Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach: Phuket pioneer in sustainable tourism

editor editor- February 14, 2019

The 5-star Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach, a holiday beach resort in Phuket has been re-certified by Green Globe ... Read More

Thailand visa on arrival makes travel to the country smoother
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Thailand visa on arrival makes travel to the country smoother

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019

The Thailand visa on arrival online or Thai eVOA was launched in November 2018 to make it easier for foreign ... 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

SkyWest places $422M order with Embraer
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SkyWest places $422M order with Embraer

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019

Embraer and SkyWest, Inc. have signed a firm order for nine E175 jets, with deliveries expected to begin in 2019. ... Read More

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Ghana beefs up leisure tourism

editor editor- January 29, 2019

According to the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) leisure travel spending (inbound and domestic) generated 66.5% of direct Travel ... Read More

China hotel chain expands into Indonesia
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China hotel chain expands into Indonesia

editor editor- January 28, 2019

OYO chain of hotels and homes is seeing exponential growth in Indonesia in less than three months of its operations ... Read More