Tag: currency exchange

Europe’s first WeChat Pay Smart Airport launched at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019 19:30

WeChat Pay and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol jointly launched Europe's first flagship WeChat Pay Smart Airport. The flagship exists of three services: WeChat Official Account, WeChat Mini Program and WeChat Pay ... Read More

Top 6 Best Hotels in Glasgow Scotland

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2019 19:30

Edinburgh may be a top tourist and business destination, but its neighbor Glasgow is an equally fine Scottish city, with lots to do and some amazing places to stay. Take ... Read More

Japan Airlines and Ascenda announce strategic partnership

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019 20:05

Japan Airlines (JAL), the national airline of Japan, and Ascenda have signed a strategic partnership to launch a series of market-leading rewards offerings for JAL Mileage Bank members. Under the ... Read More

Weak rupee hinders Indian tourism to China

editor editor- July 2, 2012 05:10

CHENGDU, China - The number of Indian tourists visiting mainland China, the world's third largest tourist destination with 135 million inbound travelers last year, is expected to rise only marginally Read More

Euro chaos: Should I stay or should I go?

editor editor- May 18, 2012 07:45

In the last decade of the 20th century, the Turkish lira fell in value 1,000 times against the U.S. Read More

Super-complaint about travel currency ‘rip-off’ launched in UK

editor editor- September 22, 2011 08:15

Holiday-makers are ripped off every time they take out foreign currency or spend abroad, according to watchdog Consumer Focus. Read More

Uganda: Devaluation – while tourists smile the locals cry

editor editor- June 28, 2011 06:53

UGANDA (eTN) - When the Uganda Shilling hit a record low of 2.500 versus one US Dollar over the weekend, foreign visitors had reason to smile for getting a lot ... Read More

Soaring franc scares Swiss tourism

editor editor- December 22, 2010 05:10

While the Swiss tourism industry is happy about recent dumps of snow, the strong franc and comparatively weak euro are a worry. Read More

South African police warns tourists about counterfeit R200 notes

editor editor- June 22, 2010 02:16

Tourists visiting the country during the World Cup period have been warned not to fall prey to people offering them currency conversions through the black market, police said on Monday. Read More

Record number of foreign tourists in Iceland 2009

editor editor- January 28, 2010 03:21

Iceland, in spite of challenging worldwide economic times, experienced yet another record year in arrivals in 2009. Read More

Tourists flock to crisis-stricken Iceland

editor editor- April 22, 2009 04:51

REYKJAVIK — With Iceland's economic meltdown sending its currency into freefall, tourists who saw this remote North Atlantic island as prohibitively expensive are now flocking to its dramatic volcan Read More

End of the tourism boom?

editor editor- November 21, 2008 02:56

U.S. cities enjoyed a tourism boom in recent years, thanks to the plunging value of the dollar. But as U.S. currency regains its strength and economies around the world falter, ... Read More

Easy money for Caracas tourists

editor editor- January 30, 2008 05:40

Leonardo Camacho, a committed capitalist, has little time for the socialist ideals espoused by President Hugo Chávez of Venezuela. But even for him, the "Bolivarian revolution" has some redeeming features. Read More