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India pilgrims get visa-free entry to Pakistan
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India pilgrims get visa-free entry to Pakistan

editor editor- October 25, 2019

Pakistan and India signed today an agreement to set the Kartarpur Corridor into operation. This is a historic and landmark agreement ... Read More

Qatar welcomes more visitors with new electronic visitor authorization system
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Qatar welcomes more visitors with new electronic visitor authorization system

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Qatar Airways welcomes even more visitors from around the world to Qatar with the new electronic visitor authorization system, launched ... Read More

A push for market liberalization in the Caribbean
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A push for market liberalization in the Caribbean

mm Seth Miller- June 12, 2019

Can cooperation and market liberalization beat out protectionist interests in the Caribbean? The 2019 Caribavia conference wasted little time in ... Read More

China, Saudi Arabia and travel tech dominate Arabian Travel Market 2019 agenda
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China, Saudi Arabia and travel tech dominate Arabian Travel Market 2019 agenda

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

This year’s Arabian Travel Market witnessed a 106% increase in visitors from China and a 20% increase in international visitors ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there
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U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there

editor editor- June 5, 2019

Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association President and CEO was the first to speak at the U.S. Travel Association’s IPW Press ... Read More

Travel Trends Index: Steady April growth, but international outlook alarms
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Travel Trends Index: Steady April growth, but international outlook alarms

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

Overall travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.0% in April, including an expected 5.6% recovery surge in year-over-year international ... Read More

Chinese travelers ‘harassed’: Beijing issues US travel warning
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Chinese travelers ‘harassed’: Beijing issues US travel warning

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

China has issued a travel warning to its citizens traveling to the US, citing reports that trade war tensions have ... Read More

China warns students planning to study in US to ‘strengthen risk assessment’
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China warns students planning to study in US to ‘strengthen risk assessment’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

The government of China warned its citizens on Monday of the risk in planning to study abroad at an American ... Read More

‘Extreme vetting’: US visa applicants now required to submit their social media history
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‘Extreme vetting’: US visa applicants now required to submit their social media history

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 1, 2019

The United States Department of State has begun requiring temporary visitors and those seeking permanent residence to submit five years’ ... 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

Chinese tourism is FIT and healthy
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Chinese tourism is FIT and healthy

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 29, 2019

“Chinese tourism is FIT and healthy.” That is the latest evaluation after a research company analysed over 17 million flight ... Read More

Chinese border officials to start checking content of tourists’ smartphones
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Chinese border officials to start checking content of tourists’ smartphones

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

Russian Consulate General in Guangzhou warned Russian tourists about tightening control when entering China. Travelers may be asked to show ... Read More

Equatorial Guinea Tourism: A 5 Star Sofitel Resort, but where are the visitors ?
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Equatorial Guinea Tourism: A 5 Star Sofitel Resort, but where are the visitors ?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

There is not much known about tourism opportunities in Equatorial Guinea. The country is known as a notoriously closed country ... Read More

Myanmar Tourism Police arrests accused Sri Lanka Terror Suspect
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Myanmar Tourism Police arrests accused Sri Lanka Terror Suspect

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

Myanmar Tourist Police arrested a Sri Lankan man Thursday afternoon. The tourist from Sri Lanka is accused to have connections ... Read More

Russia now has visa-free travel agreement with all 12 South American countries
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Russia now has visa-free travel agreement with all 12 South American countries

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019

Russians need no entry visas to visit all the 12 South American countries now that a bilateral visa-free travel agreement ... 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

Ethiopian Airlines makes travel easier with upgraded mobile app
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Ethiopian Airlines makes travel easier with upgraded mobile app

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019

Customized with a suite of innovative features including document scanning, mobile wallet for boarding pass, localization and many more, Ethiopian ... Read More

Pakistan eases visa restrictions: Promoting religious tourism
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Pakistan eases visa restrictions: Promoting religious tourism

editor editor- May 18, 2019

Pakistan is promoting religious pluralism by easing visa restrictions and promoting religious tourism to support religious inclusivity. This was explained ... 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

Driving intra-African connectivity and cooperation through Alliance and partnership
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Driving intra-African connectivity and cooperation through Alliance and partnership

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 17, 2019

The African Tourism Board is currently working hard to build partnerships within the aviation industry. "Seeing Africa as one destination ... 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

Russia ready to ease visa requirements for Japanese visitors
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Russia ready to ease visa requirements for Japanese visitors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

Moscow is ready for further steps to ease visa requirements for Japanese visitors, speaker of the Russian Federation Council, the ... Read More

US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral
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US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019

Today the U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Baghdad ordered a partial evacuation of their American staff.  In the meantime, the ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board exhibits alongside Dnata Travel at the ADIB Roadshow
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Seychelles Tourism Board exhibits alongside Dnata Travel at the ADIB Roadshow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2019

The Seychelles was prominently seen at the ADIB staff travel day roadshow event alongside Dnata Travel and seven other exhibitors ... Read More

International inbound travel to US falls by whopping 5.4 percent
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International inbound travel to US falls by whopping 5.4 percent

editor editor- May 8, 2019

What caused the big dip in international inbound travel in the United States this past March? Could it really have ... Read More

Qatari tourism official: ‘No visas for enemies!’ Qatar’s government: ‘It’s not so!’
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Qatari tourism official: ‘No visas for enemies!’ Qatar’s government: ‘It’s not so!’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019

Doha will not grant visas to those it considers “enemies,” a Qatari tourism official said in reference to Egyptians seeking ... Read More

Seychelles shines again as the destination is awarded “Best Destination – Africa” in Mumbai
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Seychelles shines again as the destination is awarded “Best Destination – Africa” in Mumbai

editor editor- May 4, 2019

The Seychelles received laurels at the Geo Spa Global Spa India Awards by winning the Reader’s Choice Award for “Best ... Read More

Emirates announces codeshare partnership with LATAM Airlines Brazil on 17 Brazilian routes
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Emirates announces codeshare partnership with LATAM Airlines Brazil on 17 Brazilian routes

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 2, 2019

Emirates has announced a new codeshare partnership agreement with LATAM Airlines Brazil covering domestic services in Brazil, providing greater choice ... 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

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

Qatar to eliminate its bizarre exit visa system
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Qatar to eliminate its bizarre exit visa system

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2019

Qatar is set to abolish its controversial exit visa system for all foreign workers by the end of the year, ... Read More

African aviation could bring US$29 billion in revenue
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African aviation could bring US$29 billion in revenue

editor editor- April 26, 2019

It has been by AviaDev event, in conjunction with partners, MIDAS Aviation and Futureneers Advisors,  that the estimated potential revenue ... Read More

Russia to use Fan-IDs (again) as visas for 2020 UEFA Euro Cup visitors
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Russia to use Fan-IDs (again) as visas for 2020 UEFA Euro Cup visitors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019

Upper house of the Russian parliament, the Federation Council, have passed on Monday a bill allowing foreign tourists with Fan-IDs ... Read More

Visa waiver leads to spike in bookings to Brazil
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Visa waiver leads to spike in bookings to Brazil

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019

Brazil’s visa waiver policy announced in March is already generating positive results. Recent data from a study done by Amadeus ... Read More

Italian Exhibition Group returns to China to promote international tourism
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Italian Exhibition Group returns to China to promote international tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019

Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) is returning to China to promote international tourism business. The appointment is at the Shanghai World ... Read More

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