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Driving intra-African connectivity and cooperation through Alliance and partnership

Driving intra-African connectivity and cooperation through Alliance and partnership

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 17, 2019 10:00 0

The African Tourism Board is currently working hard to build partnerships within the aviation industry. "Seeing Africa as one destination is perfect for any airlines ... Read More

Russia ready to ease visa requirements for Japanese visitors

Russia ready to ease visa requirements for Japanese visitors

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 02:31 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019 17:15 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 19:40 0

According to the experts speaking at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2019, tourism will play a major role in reducing Saudi Arabia’s dependence on oil revenues. ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 19:10 0

The GCC must deliver unique and tech-enabled experiences designed for free independent travelers (FITs) if it is to grow its market share among China’s outbound ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 01:40 0

Upper house of the Russian parliament, the Federation Council, have passed on Monday a bill allowing foreign tourists with Fan-IDs to travel to Russia without ... Read More

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

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 22:07 0

The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority in a statement released urges hotels in Sri Lanka to take maximum measures to strengthen security as Hotels have ... Read More

Vietjet launches Hong Kong-Phu Quoc route

Vietjet launches Hong Kong-Phu Quoc route

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 20, 2019 16:08 0

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

Africa Tourism Leadership Forum: Next stop Durban

Africa Tourism Leadership Forum: Next stop Durban

editor editor- April 16, 2019 02:47 0

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

Saudi tourism sector worth over $70 billion in 2019

Saudi tourism sector worth over $70 billion in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 13:30 0

Saudi Arabia’s travel and tourism sector is expected to contribute $70.9 billion (SAR 263.1 billion) in total to the country’s GDP in 2019, according to ... Read More

Gleam of hope for tourism

Gleam of hope for tourism

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- April 9, 2019 23:05 0

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

Vietjet launches direct route between Hong Kong and Phu Quoc

Vietjet launches direct route between Hong Kong and Phu Quoc

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 9, 2019 17:30 0

Today in Hong Kong, Vietjet announced the commercial launch of a new route linking Hong Kong and Phu Quoc Island, one of Vietnam’s best loved ... Read More

Pakistan regrets India’s decision to postpone Kartarpur meeting

Pakistan regrets India’s decision to postpone Kartarpur meeting

editor editor- March 30, 2019 00:55 0

Pakistan was set to welcome a meeting between the India and Pakistan on the Kartarpur Corridor, which will be one of the top religious tourism ... Read More

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019 06:47 0

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

New Delhi welcomes new Qatar Visa Center

New Delhi welcomes new Qatar Visa Center

editor editor- March 27, 2019 23:33 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019 08:56 0

More than 63% of the 89 million passengers who passed through Dubai airport in 2018 were in transit with just 8% of these passengers leaving ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2019 14:50 0

Brazil is open for you! The Brazilian Government announced that Brazil would allow visa-free entry for citizens of The United States, Canada, Australia, and Japan, ... Read More

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 16, 2019 05:34 0

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

11 reasons why you should study abroad in Australia

11 reasons why you should study abroad in Australia

editor editor- March 11, 2019 21:32 0

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

Brazilian Carnivals: What, when, where and how

Brazilian Carnivals: What, when, where and how

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019 18:30 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 23, 2019 17:15 0

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

Indian passport rises in global passport power ranking

Indian passport rises in global passport power ranking

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019 19:27 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 16, 2019 20:25 0

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

Foreign medical tourists flock to Russia for low-cost treatment

Foreign medical tourists flock to Russia for low-cost treatment

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019 16:40 0

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

Cambodia Tourist Visa may be a fraud

Cambodia Tourist Visa may be a fraud

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 7, 2019 10:02 0

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

Putin: Russia will keep moving towards lifting restrictions for tourists

Putin: Russia will keep moving towards lifting restrictions for tourists

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 18:25 0

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

Tourist flow between Azerbaijan and Bulgaria significantly increased

Tourist flow between Azerbaijan and Bulgaria significantly increased

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 4, 2019 04:08 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 3, 2019 20:59 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 19:25 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019 15:40 0

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

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