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

Beginning June 15th, pork meat, tobacco, and alcohol as well as energy drinks in Oman will be subject to a ... Read More

Why tourists are not in danger after confirmed Ebola case in Uganda
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Why tourists are not in danger after confirmed Ebola case in Uganda

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 12, 2019

There is no threat for tourists traveling currently in Uganda. Future visitors planning a trip to this East African country ... Read More

Venice says no to big cruise ships
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Venice says no to big cruise ships

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 11, 2019

A giant cruise ship passed through the San Marco Basin, in Venice, interrupting the start of the Vogalonga, a non-competitive ... Read More

Tourism Enthusiasts Protest Possible Giveaway Of Murchison Falls For Dam Construction By Ugandan Government
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Tourism Enthusiasts Protest Possible Giveaway Of Murchison Falls For Dam Construction By Ugandan Government

Jonathan Benaiah Jonathan Benaiah- June 9, 2019

Last week on Friday, many Ugandans especially those in the tourism and conservation circles were shocked when an advert appeared ... Read More

Bipartisan Legislation to boost Tourism to the United States
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Bipartisan Legislation to boost Tourism to the United States

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 5, 2019

Explore America Act, legislation that supports the expansion of cultural heritage tourism by strengthening the Preserve America Grant Program was ... Read More

UNWTO: Local residents remain largely positive to urban tourism
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UNWTO: Local residents remain largely positive to urban tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

A global survey conducted by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and IPSOS shows a positive picture of local residents’ perceptions ... Read More

‘Extreme vetting’: US visa applicants now required to submit their social media history
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‘Extreme vetting’: US visa applicants now required to submit their social media history

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 1, 2019

The United States Department of State has begun requiring temporary visitors and those seeking permanent residence to submit five years’ ... Read More

Middle East & North Africa hotels: Occupancy surges, profits drop
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Middle East & North Africa hotels: Occupancy surges, profits drop

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

Occupancy levels at hotels in the Middle East & North Africa surged to 78.2 percent in April, but it was ... Read More

IATA:  Air cargo demand continues negative 2019 trend
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IATA: Air cargo demand continues negative 2019 trend

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne ... Read More

European hotels’ profits down for a fifth consecutive month
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European hotels’ profits down for a fifth consecutive month

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

Profit per room at hotels in mainland Europe fell for a fifth consecutive month in April, as revenue levels continued ... Read More

UK hotels suffer their largest profit decline since late 2016
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UK hotels suffer their largest profit decline since late 2016

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

Hotels in the UK suffered their largest margin of year-on-year profit decline since late 2016, as ancillary revenues fell and ... Read More

‘Public security’: Sri Lanka’s state of emergency extended for another month
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‘Public security’: Sri Lanka’s state of emergency extended for another month

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Wednesday extended the state of emergency by another month. The measure was imposed immediately ... Read More

‘Big losses’: China Eastern Airlines demands compensation from Boeing for 737 MAX grounding
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‘Big losses’: China Eastern Airlines demands compensation from Boeing for 737 MAX grounding

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

Chinese carrier, China Eastern Airlines, has requested compensation from the US aerospace giant Boeing over financial damages the carrier had ... Read More

Is Jamaica Minister Bartlett about to Chair UNWTO Commission for the Americas?
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Is Jamaica Minister Bartlett about to Chair UNWTO Commission for the Americas?

editor editor- May 15, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, departs the island today, to attend the 64th Meeting of the United Nations World ... Read More

Minister: Sri Lanka needs security audit to build confidence among tourists
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Minister: Sri Lanka needs security audit to build confidence among tourists

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 11, 2019

Sri Lanka's State Minister Harsha de Silva announced that the country is planning an independent security audit to build confidence ... Read More

Jamaica Global Resilience Centre to open in October
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Jamaica Global Resilience Centre to open in October

editor editor- May 8, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre is scheduled to open by ... Read More

Airbus: Limited or no aerospace experience? No problem!
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Airbus: Limited or no aerospace experience? No problem!

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

Airbus has launched two new hiring programs designed to employ applicants with little-to-no aviation or aerospace experience. The two programs, ... Read More

Beach Vacation: What you do if a shark is about to attack?
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Beach Vacation: What you do if a shark is about to attack?

editor editor- April 24, 2019

Shark attack! The United States is the most dangerous country in the world when it comes to bloody encounters between ... Read More

Visa waiver leads to spike in bookings to Brazil
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Visa waiver leads to spike in bookings to Brazil

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019

Brazil’s visa waiver policy announced in March is already generating positive results. Recent data from a study done by Amadeus ... Read More

Ghana Tourism makes money on selfies
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Ghana Tourism makes money on selfies

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019

Ghana Tourism is a big business and full of surprises. This is also true for  Mr Guru, Ghanaian,  a comedian ... Read More

No surprises: New York, London and Tokyo top the list of world’s 15 richest cities
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No surprises: New York, London and Tokyo top the list of world’s 15 richest cities

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 20, 2019

Boston, Calgary, Perth and Macau – all associated with material wealth – have failed to make this list of the ... Read More

No-show clients at Paris restaurants now must pay cancellation cash penalties
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No-show clients at Paris restaurants now must pay cancellation cash penalties

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019

Cafes and restaurants in the French capital have opted to follow the lead of hotels and guest-houses, and start charging ... Read More

Islands & climate change: Storm surges & coral bleaching affecting tourism
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Islands & climate change: Storm surges & coral bleaching affecting tourism

editor editor- April 12, 2019

Since Greta Thunberg, a Swedish schoolgirl and climate activist, brought the topic of climate protection onto the political and social ... Read More

Korean Air: No more peanuts
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Korean Air: No more peanuts

editor editor- April 1, 2019

Korean Air has made the decision to remove peanuts from its food offerings after the recent incident involving 2 teenagers ... Read More

The Kingdom of Eswatini Tourism Authority Teams up with African Tourism Board
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The Kingdom of Eswatini Tourism Authority Teams up with African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 31, 2019

The Kingdom of Eswatini, formerly known as Swaziland joined the African Tourism Board as its latest member. The Honorable Minister ... Read More

Saint Lucian taxi company receives international service excellence certification
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Saint Lucian taxi company receives international service excellence certification

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019

A Saint Lucian taxi firm has become the first tourism taxi company in the Caribbean to be Hospitality Assured (HA) ... Read More

Boeing 737 MAX 8: Who is grounding controversial plane and who is not?
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Boeing 737 MAX 8: Who is grounding controversial plane and who is not?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019

The list of the carriers that are grounding the controversial Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft and the countries that are ... Read More

Boeing Max 8 banned in Europe but still safe in USA
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Boeing Max 8 banned in Europe but still safe in USA

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 12, 2019

America First over safety first may be the mode of operation at Boeing and the United States government. Today, one ... Read More

Boeing’s reputation, billions of dollars at stake as 737 MAX 8 investigation launched
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Boeing’s reputation, billions of dollars at stake as 737 MAX 8 investigation launched

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019

Boeing 737 Max 8 jet operated by Ethiopian Airlines crashed six minutes after take-off on Sunday en route from Addis ... Read More

ITB 2019 closing report: Robust and resilient
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ITB 2019 closing report: Robust and resilient

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

Uninterrupted growth at a high level: despite a slowdown in the world economy demand within the world’s travel industry remains ... Read More

Challenging start to 2019 for hotels in mainland Europe
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Challenging start to 2019 for hotels in mainland Europe

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019

Profit per room at hotels in mainland Europe fell by 9.1 percent year-over-year in January—the largest margin of decline in ... Read More

JetBlue celebrates Black History Month with poster of cop killer at JFK Airport
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JetBlue celebrates Black History Month with poster of cop killer at JFK Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 4, 2019

JetBlue has apologized for using a poster of Assata Shakur, an activist who was convicted of killing a police officer, ... Read More

UK hotel profits drop due to rising costs
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UK hotel profits drop due to rising costs

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019

Despite a 3.4-percent year-over-year increase in RevPAR in January, profit per room at UK hotels dropped by 2.6 percent due ... Read More

Russia to allow “friendly foreigners” to stay in country visa-free for two weeks
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Russia to allow “friendly foreigners” to stay in country visa-free for two weeks

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019

Russia's State Duma (Parliament) introduced a bill that would allow foreigners to stay for two weeks in Russia without an ... Read More

China tells Mt Everest tourists to clean up after themselves
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China tells Mt Everest tourists to clean up after themselves

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019

An official from the Chinese Mountaineering Association (CMA) said that Mt Everest climbers “will now be required to carry all ... Read More

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