Tag: levy

Oman seeks to ‘diversify economy’ by jacking up taxes on booze, meat, tobacco and energy drinks

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 16:15

Beginning June 15th, pork meat, tobacco, and alcohol as well as energy drinks in Oman will be subject to a 100-percent tax, with carbonated drinks subject to a 50-percent levy. ... Read More

Tanzania tour operators want reforms to improve business landscape

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- June 11, 2019 19:18

Tanzania tour operators are upbeat at the news that the government would execute the reforms highlighted on the blueprint to improve business environment. Wilbard Chambulo, the Chairman of the Tanzania ... Read More

Lufthansa brings back New York, London and Paris city guides

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019 18:02

Lufthansa’s travel guides to select destinations around the world are available again. For New York, Paris and London, with Vienna and Rome coming this fall, the Lufthansa City Guide provides ... Read More

Ghana Tourism makes money on selfies

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019 21:16

Ghana Tourism is a big business and full of surprises. This is also true for  Mr Guru, Ghanaian,  a comedian who went to Facebook after being asked to pay GH¢4.00 ... Read More

ICCA UK & Ireland Chapter prepares for Harrogate conference

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2019 17:05

The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) UK & Ireland Chapter Conference will take place from 26-28 March, 2019 in Harrogate. This year’s conference will feature: leading Irish business coach, ... Read More

Tanzania makes tourism country’s top priority

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- February 14, 2019 02:08

Key players in Tanzania’s tourism and hospitality industry and the country’s National Assembly have agreed to work hand in hand in guaranteeing the industry with the due priority it needs ... Read More

Flood of millionaire migrants triggers luxury property crisis in Monaco

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 30, 2019 18:30

Small principality of Monaco has become so attractive to the ultra-wealthy willing to shelter their funds from taxes that Monaco's reigning monarch Prince Albert II has given the green light ... Read More

Japan introduces new tourist ‘departure tax’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 7, 2019 17:25

Japan introduced new 'departure tax' for both, its own citizens and foreign visitors. The levy of 1,000 yen will be tied to the cost of airline or ship tickets or ... Read More

Guam’s beach bucket list

editor editor- March 25, 2017 07:52

When visiting a tropical paradise, it just makes logical sense that a beach, or many of them, will be on a tourist’s to do list. Read More

‘Medical tourism’ levy under scrutiny in New Zealand

editor editor- October 26, 2009 05:29

Private hospitals may soon have to pay a levy to cover risks associated with New Zealand's growing "medical tourism" industry. Read More

Climate change fight could be funded by levy on international air travel

editor editor- June 8, 2009 05:40

Britain and other rich countries will be asked to accept a compulsory levy on international flight tickets and shipping fuel to raise billions of dollars to help the world's poorest ... Read More