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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

TIME Hotels joins an elite club

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 19:05

UAE-headquartered TIME Hotels has signed an agreement with Dubai-based Plan B Solutions, to offer its guests the opportunity of enrolling in the TIME Elite Club Membership. The cobranding loyalty program ... Read More

European Tourism: Positive start to 2019, but challenges lie ahead

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019 22:11

According to the European Travel Commission's latest quarterly report, "European Tourism - Trends & Prospects 2019", Europe kicked off 2019 on a positive note following an impressive 6% growth in ... Read More

Hotel room boom sparks investments

editor editor- May 1, 2019 20:35

Jamaica is being prepared for a boom in hotel rooms over the next five years. It is expected that 12,000 new rooms will be added to existing room stock over ... Read More

35 airlines confirmed for CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum in Dubai

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 16:12

More than 30 airlines have confirmed their participation at the inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa – co-located with Arabian Travel Market 2019 and taking place at Dubai World ... Read More

Forex Trading In 2019: The Next Big Thing

editor editor- February 20, 2019 20:04

The global currency market has witnessed a number of big events in 2018. New opportunities have been unlocked for the investors. Last year, Sterling made the biggest headline story with ... Read More

Airbus reports strong Full-Year 2018 results, delivers on guidance

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- February 14, 2019 07:02

Strong 2018 performance, guidance delivered Revenues € 64 billion; EBIT Adjusted € 5.8 billion; Free Cash Flow Before M&A and Customer Financing € 2.9 billion EBIT (reported) € 5.0 billion; ... Read More

$12.60 per gallon: Zimbabwe sets world’s gasoline price record

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019 16:45

Zimbabwe is in the midst of an severe economic crisis and acute shortage of foreign currency, which has led to fuel, bread and other essential goods shortages. Many Zimbabwean companies ... Read More

IATA: Airlines heading for a decade in the black

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 12, 2018 06:30

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) forecasts the global airline industry net profit to be $35.5 billion in 2019, slightly ahead of the $32.3 billion expected net profit in 2018 ... Read More

Live like a local in Nassau, Bahamas

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- December 8, 2018 10:43

Travel destination - the Bahamas - is a Caribbean archipelago located off the coast of Florida with a long history of colonization. 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

Kenya Airways introduces dollar charges for domestic flights

editor editor- October 20, 2011 06:04

(eTN) - Regular travelers on regional and international flights are used to paying for their tickets in US dollars, or at least the equivalent in local currency, according to the ... Read More

My embarrassment: the most expensive Big Mac in Zurich

editor editor- August 12, 2011 02:22

[Editor's Note: The below article is a response to an article by Simon Black [senior editor at SovereignMan.com], which was published as part of eTN Midweek. 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

Expert on the future gets questioned at WTTC summit

editor editor- May 19, 2011 03:46

LAS VEGAS (eTN) - Dr. Ian Goldin is the director of Oxford Martin School at the University of Oxford, as well as a professional fellow at Balliol College. With such ... Read More

Favorable exchange rate: Now a tourist attraction for Iceland

editor editor- May 7, 2009 11:09

REYKJAVÍK, Iceland (eTN) - More Swiss, German and American tourists visited Iceland in April 2009 than in 2008, according the Iceland Tourist Board. Read More

US dollar worth more for Americans traveling abroad

editor editor- January 29, 2009 04:53

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - Today's financial news in the United States has seen better days - stock markets closing at record lows, housing values dropping, education costs on the rise. Read More

Dollar drops, along with number of US tourists

editor editor- March 28, 2008 04:30

Sources in local tourism industry warn number of American tourists to Israel expected to decrease sharply due to financial crisis in US. Read More

US tourists getting less bang for their bucks

editor editor- February 14, 2008 04:52

The US dollar used to be the universal tourist currency, accepted almost anywhere, from the streets of Hanoi to the plains of Africa. But the continued slide of the dollar ... Read More