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Visa exemption agreements must remain post-Brexit if EU tourism is to thrive

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 31, 2020 18:36

The UK is finally leaving the EU, but there remains much speculation about potential future visa requirements for holidaymakers.  According to the travel experts, offering their view on why more ... Read More

Russian tourists can now travel to 89 countries without visa

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 31, 2019 17:15

According to Russia's Foreign Ministry, the number of countries that do not require Russian citizens to obtain entry visas has increased from 82 to 89 in 2019. The ministry announced ... Read More

Russia denies entry to ‘visa-free’ Israeli visitors in apparent tit for tat

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 18, 2019 19:47

Dozens of Israeli visitors were denied entry into Russia and detained at Moscow Domodedovo Airport’s passport control today for alleged 'violation of migration regulations'. 46 Israeli citizens were detained for ... Read More

Russia wants visa-free travel deal with Japan

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019 19:26

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Friday that Moscow asked Tokyo to introduce a visa-free travel regime and hopes to continue discussing this possibility. "We have reminded about the ... Read More

Russia now has visa-free travel agreement with all 12 South American countries

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019 02:10

Russians need no entry visas to visit all the 12 South American countries now that a bilateral visa-free travel agreement with Suriname came into force, Russian Foreign Ministry's spokeswoman said ... Read More

Indian passport rises in global passport power ranking

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019 19:27

Continuing to improve its rank on the global passport power ranking, Indian passport has become 10 ranks stronger in the last five years improving its position from 77 in 2015 ... Read More

In bizarre tit-for-tat, Ukraine detains, denies entry to Israeli tourists

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 16, 2019 16:40

Thirty-five Israeli tourists were detained at Ukraine's Kiev Airport and barred from entering the country on Friday. The incident appears to be a some sort of a tit-for-tat on Ukraine ... Read More

EU and UK reach post-Brexit visa-free travel agreement

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 9, 2019 19:18

The endless debate regarding the forthcoming Brexit rules between Europe and the Unite Kingdom seems to have come to a final agreement that will allow UK citizens visa-free travel in ... Read More

WTTC Brexit Warning: 700.000 travel tourism jobs at risk in Europe

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 4, 2019 00:39

Over 300,000 jobs could be at risk in the Travel & Tourism sector in the United Kingdom and almost 400,000 in Europe if the UK leaves the EU without a ... Read More

Deal or no deal, EU will allow short-term visa-free travel for UK citizens after Brexit

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 15:30

The European Union council has agreed to allow UK citizens visa-free travel to EU member states, even in the event of the UK leaving the bloc without a deal. The ... Read More

Africa’s travel and tourism: Impressive growth in the past year

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019 18:30

Africa hit a 63 million high in international tourist arrivals in 2017, as compared to 58 M in 2016 (+ 9% vs 2016); according to a Hospitality Report published in ... Read More

UNWTO chief: Growth of African Tourism as industry remains resilient

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018 17:30

The festive season in Africa also marks the highest season in the tourism industry, as demand for getaway destinations in the continent surges. According to a Hospitality Report Africa - ... Read More

Africa Hospitality Report 2018/19 launched

editor editor- December 13, 2018 13:27

The 2nd edition of Jumia’s Africa Hospitality Report looks at the 2017/2018 trends in the continent’s tourism, travel, hospitality and aviation industries. Read More

EU and Ukraine approve Action Plan for visa-free regime

editor editor- November 23, 2010 03:44

KIEV, Ukraine - The EU President Herman Van Rompuy and the Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych announced the adoption of the Action Plan for visa-free travel between the European Union countries ... Read More

EU lifts visa requirement for Albanians and Bosnians

editor editor- November 12, 2010 06:28

WASHINGTON - The European Union has agreed to lift its visa requirement for citizens of Albania and Bosnia-Herzegovina. Read More