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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, U.S. and British Authorities warn in response to terror attacks
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Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, U.S. and British Authorities warn in response to terror attacks

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019

The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority in a statement released urges hotels in Sri Lanka to take maximum measures to ... Read More

Vietjet launches Hong Kong-Phu Quoc route
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Vietjet launches Hong Kong-Phu Quoc route

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 20, 2019

New-age carrier Vietjet has officially launched Hong Kong - Phu Quoc route, making it the first airline to operate the ... Read More

Africa Tourism Leadership Forum: Next stop Durban
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Africa Tourism Leadership Forum: Next stop Durban

editor editor- April 16, 2019

Themed “Stimulating intra-Africa Travel through thought leadership,” the 2019 Africa Tourism Leadership Forum (ATLF) is the only Pan-African public-private tourism ... Read More

Saudi tourism sector worth over $70 billion in 2019
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Saudi tourism sector worth over $70 billion in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

Saudi Arabia’s travel and tourism sector is expected to contribute $70.9 billion (SAR 263.1 billion) in total to the country’s ... 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

Vietjet launches direct route between Hong Kong and Phu Quoc
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Vietjet launches direct route between Hong Kong and Phu Quoc

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 9, 2019

Today in Hong Kong, Vietjet announced the commercial launch of a new route linking Hong Kong and Phu Quoc Island, ... Read More

Pakistan regrets India’s decision to postpone Kartarpur meeting
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Pakistan regrets India’s decision to postpone Kartarpur meeting

editor editor- March 30, 2019

Pakistan was set to welcome a meeting between the India and Pakistan on the Kartarpur Corridor, which will be one ... 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

New Delhi welcomes new Qatar Visa Center
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New Delhi welcomes new Qatar Visa Center

editor editor- March 27, 2019

At the new Qatar Visa Center in New Delhi, India, work visa applicants for the State of Qatar will be ... Read More

ATM Report: 63% of Dubai Airport passengers were in transit during 2018
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ATM Report: 63% of Dubai Airport passengers were in transit during 2018

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019

More than 63% of the 89 million passengers who passed through Dubai airport in 2018 were in transit with just ... Read More

Brazil announces visa-free entry for US, Canadian, Australian, and Japanese citizens
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Brazil announces visa-free entry for US, Canadian, Australian, and Japanese citizens

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2019

Brazil is open for you! The Brazilian Government announced that Brazil would allow visa-free entry for citizens of The United ... Read More

U.S. Visa for Cubans:  Cuban tourists face harsh restrictions
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U.S. Visa for Cubans: Cuban tourists face harsh restrictions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 16, 2019

The U.S. Embassy in Cuba posted a bomb-shell message on their website today, punishing Cuban citizen and the travel and ... Read More

11 reasons why you should study abroad in Australia
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11 reasons why you should study abroad in Australia

editor editor- March 11, 2019

With 22,000 programs and over 1,100 education institutes, Australia is well equipped to offer a variety of study options to ... Read More

Brazilian Carnivals: What, when, where and how
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Brazilian Carnivals: What, when, where and how

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019

1. Is there just one ‘carnival’ or are there several? Where are they? Carnival is a holiday in Brazil – ... Read More

Vietnam detains, threatens to deport Trump and Kim Jong Un impersonators
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Vietnam detains, threatens to deport Trump and Kim Jong Un impersonators

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 23, 2019

Tensions are running high in the Vietnamese capital, where this year’s first meeting of the US President and North Korean ... Read More

Indian passport rises in global passport power ranking
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Indian passport rises in global passport power ranking

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019

Continuing to improve its rank on the global passport power ranking, Indian passport has become 10 ranks stronger in the ... Read More

AITA chief: Iran wants ‘balance in tourist flow rates’ with Turkey
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AITA chief: Iran wants ‘balance in tourist flow rates’ with Turkey

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 16, 2019

Head of the Association of Iranian Travel Agents has emphasized the need to attain a balance in tourist flow rates ... Read More

Foreign medical tourists flock to Russia for low-cost treatment
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Foreign medical tourists flock to Russia for low-cost treatment

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019

The number of foreigners coming to Russia for medical treatment is growing exponentially, rising by 40 percent last year, according ... Read More

Cambodia Tourist Visa may be a fraud
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Cambodia Tourist Visa may be a fraud

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 7, 2019

Visitors requesting an e-visa for Cambodia are warned to check the website of the  Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and ... Read More

Putin: Russia will keep moving towards lifting restrictions for tourists
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Putin: Russia will keep moving towards lifting restrictions for tourists

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019

According to Russian President Vladimir Putin, short-term visa-free entry for foreigners and electronic visas is the way to go for ... Read More

Tourist flow between Azerbaijan and Bulgaria significantly increased
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Tourist flow between Azerbaijan and Bulgaria significantly increased

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 4, 2019

Azerbaijan and Bulgaria are eager to expand cooperation in all fields including tourism, Nikolay Yankov, Bulgarian Ambassador to Azerbaijan told ... Read More

No entry to Australia for Saudi Women traveling without male guardian?
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No entry to Australia for Saudi Women traveling without male guardian?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 3, 2019

Are Australian Border Force officers targeting Saudi Arabian women whom they suspect will apply for asylum? is Australia blocking asylum ... Read More

Pakistan eases tourist restrictions, announces on-arrival and e-visas
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Pakistan eases tourist restrictions, announces on-arrival and e-visas

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019

The government of Pakistan has announced plans on Friday to relax visa restrictions for visitors from 90 countries, including the ... Read More

EU: ‘Golden visas’ bring corruption and money laundering in their wake
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EU: ‘Golden visas’ bring corruption and money laundering in their wake

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019

The European Union is set to urge member states on Wednesday to crack down on schemes to grant “golden visas” ... Read More

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