Tag: exchange rate

Europe falls behind USA in cost of living

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 17:15

ECA International’s latest Cost of Living report today reveals that Europe now accounts for less than a fifth of the world’s most expensive cities, with 11 European cities dropping out ... Read More

UNWTO: Exports from international tourism hit $1.7 trillion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 15:31

Exports generated by international tourism reached USD 1.7 trillion in 2018, a 4% increase in real terms over the previous year, a new report from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) ... Read More

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

Pakistan Foreign Minister: The next big thing is tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 28, 2018 06:56

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said Pakistan was projected to be the next big thing in international tourism. “Following exchange rate adjustments, our exports have been picking pace, increasing ... Read More

Indian tourists’ wallets get lighter as rupee dives

editor editor- November 24, 2011 07:40

Indian tourists visiting the UAE are finding their wallets are considerably lighter than they may have expected following the rupee's slump to an all-time low against the US dollar yesterday. Read More

Kenya Airways stick to its guns as some hoteliers complain about dollar fares

editor editor- November 4, 2011 06:43

(eTN) - Rumbles from within the tourism industry are slowly emerging over Kenya Airways’ recent introduction of US dollar-based domestic fares, which can be paid with the equivalent of Kenya ... Read More

As loonie soars Canadian tourism takes a dive

editor editor- July 28, 2011 06:37

The rising Canadian dollar is impacting tourist towns that rely on U.S. visitors, business owners in the B.C. Interior say. Read More

WTM Vision report reveals overseas visitors to UK not deterred by VAT

editor editor- May 27, 2011 09:40

Overseas visitors to the UK will not be deterred by high VAT, providing sterling remains weak against key inbound currencies, reveals a report released yesterday (May 25) at the WTM ... Read More

The great British booze cruise could be over

editor editor- June 22, 2010 04:24

It seems the traditional British booze cruise could be sunk following news that three major British retailers are closing their premises in northern France. Read More

Mixed feelings as tourists spend cheap dollars

editor editor- August 8, 2008 03:42

It didn't take an investigative reporter to discover that there are swarms of international tourists in San Francisco this summer. Read More