Tag: WTO

WTO: US Airbus tariffs should be reduced by around $2 billion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 2, 2019 19:35

According to the World Trade Organization, the US should immediately reduce the $7.5 billion in tariffs that the WTO authorized to the US in October by around $2 billion. This ... Read More

WTO: US can slap tariffs on $7.5 billion of EU goods over Airbus subsidies

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 14, 2019 16:10

The World Trade Organization (WTO) formally ruled today that the United States is now free to take countermeasures against the European Union and Airbus-producing countries Britain, France, Germany, and Spain. ... Read More

How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 12:14

African Tourism Board, (ATB)  has travel and security on its top agenda when attracting visitors to the continent. At the upcoming ATB Launch on April 11, the organization will be announcing ... Read More

EU and Airbus cite US for inaction that could cost billions

editor editor- March 28, 2019 20:45

The World Trade Organization (WTO) Appellate Body has rejected every single United States argument whereas it has taken all EU legal points on board. In addition, the WTO highest court ... Read More

African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors

editor editor- March 25, 2019 20:46

The official launch of the newly-founded African Tourism Board is only two weeks away, and the U.S.-based interim Chairman Juergen T. Steinmetz explained the organization's commitment to keep Africa safe ... Read More

FITUR beats the record for participation in its most international edition yet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019 17:25

From 23 to 27 January, Madrid will once again become the focus of attention for the international tourism community with FITUR, the International Tourism Fair, organized by IFEMA. This year’s ... Read More

Embraer welcomes Brazil challenging Canada’s subsidies to Bombardier

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 14, 2018 08:40

Embraer welcomes Brazil's filing today of its First Written Submission to the dispute settlement panel at the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva. The Panel is examining more than USD ... Read More

Airbus reports full European implementation of WTO findings

editor editor- December 2, 2011 05:41

Europe has implemented the WTO findings and thus brought the parties into full conformity with WTO obligations. Read More

Boeing CEO McNerney welcomes Russia WTO membership progress

editor editor- November 12, 2011 04:41

CHICAGO, Ill. - Boeing Chairman, President & CEO Jim McNerney today welcomed the World Trade Organization's Working Party agreement on the terms of Russia's membership in the WTO. Read More

FITUR and WTO create investor forum to foster investment in Africa

editor editor- October 6, 2009 04:35

Tourism can be a fundamental tool for boosting development in many regions of Africa. Read More

Iran to host 2nd meeting of WTO Committee on Tourism Ethics

editor editor- March 16, 2008 07:12

Director general for planning of Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization said that Iran will play host to 2nd meeting of World Tourism Organization (WTO) Committee on Tourism Ethics. Read More

Canada hopeful tourism deal with China possible but keeps WTO action in hand

editor editor- January 10, 2008 04:26

BEIJING - International Trade Minister David Emerson says he's hopeful negotiations for a tourism agreement with China can be re-started quickly, but Canada is prepared to take the issue before ... Read More

EFAPCO strengthens its global voice

editor editor- December 29, 2007 09:21

The European Federation of the Associations of Professional Congress Organisers, is set to have an even stronger voice in global tourism, thanks to appointment of its President, Julio Abreu, to ... Read More