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  • Russia introduces e-visas for foreign tourists coming to St. Petersburg July 20, 2019
    Russia’s President Putin signed a decree extending the electronic visa regime to the territory of St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region. The relevant document was posted on the legal information website. “To establish that from October 1, 2019 entrance to the Russian Federation and departure from the Russian Federation for foreign citizens via the checkpoints […]
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  • The hour they landed: The People’s Moon to be unveiled at Times Square & London Piccadilly tomorrow July 20, 2019
    This Saturday 20 July, The Aldrin Family Foundation will host a free family celebration with The People’s Moon transforming New York’s Times Square into Tranquillity base celebrating the 50th Anniversary of when humans first walked on the Moon taking over numerous screens. The People’s Moon will be shown simultaneously at London Piccadilly Lights, and in […]
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  • Can Croatia bring nude tourism back? July 20, 2019
    Croatia’s idyllic Adriatic coast was an early pioneer of nudism. Its history points to people going nude to swim and enjoy the natural surroundings of the area. Koversada, a sprawling naturist – another word for nudist – complex is located on an islet off Croatia’s northwestern Istria peninsula. The pine forested camp is nearly 250 […]
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  • Komodo Island shutting its doors to tourism July 19, 2019
    The Indonesian government announced today, Friday, July 19, 2019, that it will ban tourism by closing Komodo Island in 2020. Komodo National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is home to over 5,000 Komodo lizards, often called Komodo Dragons. Residents of this popular tourist island will be relocated. Some residents are against this closure and […]
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  • Strong support for Jamaica Tourism Workers’ Pension Scheme July 19, 2019
    In anticipation of passing its final hurdle in the Senate, the Jamaica Ministry of Tourism has embarked on another round of awareness and sensitization sessions to get workers signed onto the Tourism Workers’ Pension Scheme. The scheme has already received parliamentary approval and is expected to get the Senate’s seal of approval after inclusion of […]
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  • World’s highest aquarium opens on Qinghai-Tibet Plateau July 19, 2019
    The world’s ‘highest’ aquarium, located at an altitude of more than 2,200 meters above sea level, opened in the city of Xining, the capital of northwest China‘s Qinghai Province. It is the first aquarium on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. Covering about 28,000 square meters, the building has been divided into different exhibition zones, including freshwater animals, […]
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  • Business jets market to grow from $24.7 billion in 2019 to $36.4 billion by 2030 July 19, 2019
    According to the new market research report “Business Jets Market by Aircraft Type (Light, Mid-Sized, Large, Airliner), Systems (OEM Systems, Aftermarket Systems), End-User (Private, Operator), Point of Sale (OEM, Aftermarket), Services, and Region – Global Forecast to 2030”, the Business Jets Market size is projected to grow from an estimated USD 24.7 billion in 2019 […]
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  • 400K forced to evacuate after rivers overflow, submerge villages in Bangladesh July 19, 2019
    Bangladeshi officials said on Friday that the number of people fleeing their homes overnight after rain-swollen rivers in Bangladesh broke through at least four embankments, submerging dozens of villages, doubled to 400,000 in one of the worst floods in recent years. Heavy rains and overflowing rivers have swamped 23 districts in northern and northwestern Bangladesh. […]
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  • AmaWaterways welcomes third new cruise ship for 2019 season July 19, 2019
    AmaWaterways, a luxury river cruise line, today celebrated the christening of its new 156-passenger vessel, AmaMora. Co-Founders Rudi Schreiner and Kristin Karst joined Mayor Adalbert Dornbusch of Lahnstein, Germany and Godmother Libbie Rice, president of Ensemble Travel Group, for a day of festivities officially commemorating the company’s third new ship launched during the 2019 season. […]
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  • $4.9 billion hit: Boeing braces for biggest quarterly loss in its history July 19, 2019
    Boeing said that the company is bracing for the biggest quarterly loss in its history when the world’s largest plane-maker reports its financial results next week. Boeing’s revenue will take a $4.9 billion hit in the second quarter due to the worldwide grounding of its 737 MAX jets after two fatal crashes. According to the […]
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  • Lion Air becomes first Airbus A330neo operator in Asia-Pacific region July 19, 2019
    Indonesian carrier Lion Air has received its first Airbus A330-900, becoming the first airline from the Asia-Pacific region to fly the A330neo. The aircraft is on lease from BOC Aviation and is the first of 10 A330neos set to join the airline’s fleet. The A330neo will be used by Lion Air for non-stop long-haul services […]
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  • Panic and evacuations in Athens as strong earthquake strikes Greek capital July 19, 2019
    Strong earthquake struck Greek capital of Athens at 2:14pm local time, with the epicenter located 23km northwest of the city, according to the Institute of Geodynamics at the National Observatory of Athens. The city was hit by a series of tremors, with the strongest measuring magnitude 5.1, causing people to flee onto the streets from […]
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  • South Korea and Japanese Tourism ruled by history: Japan is worried! July 19, 2019
    Japan and South Korea are people of a similar mentality and outlook on life. Both nations are conservative in one way and progressive in another way, but they are far away from being friends. A logical connection between the two similar nations should be tourism, but there is not enough coordination and not enough cooperation. […]
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  • Thailand’s official position on Wildlife Protection July 19, 2019
    Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Governor Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn  had his PR team providing a self-made interview on Thailand’s stand on protection of wildlife. The TAT release states: Q: What is the history of Thailand in relation to elephants? The role of the elephant in Thailand has been a long one that we’re not really […]
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  • Hainan resort town set to become China’s first language barrier-free international city July 19, 2019
    The city of Sanya released Work Program on Sanya Barrier-free International City Construction, taking the lead in building a language barrier-free international city in China, for examples, public space multilingual signage system, 24-hour hotline for foreign language service, multilingual tourism service system, intelligent translation terminal and service center for foreigners. According to Sanya Municipal People’s […]
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  • New China auto image: Chery reaches the world with Dubai Airport ads July 19, 2019
    For passengers who travel via Terminal 3 of Dubai International Airport, the 33 huge advertisement boards showing latest models of ARRIZO GX and TIGGO8 by Chinese auto brand Chery are hard to miss. Covering nearly 70 percent of passengers at one of the world’s largest airports, the advertisements also mirror the synchronous-hit of Chery’s new […]
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  • China has 3,722 civil aircraft, says country’s Civil Aviation Administration July 19, 2019
    China has seen a strengthening civil aviation industry thanks to continuous growth in various aspects, such as the fleet size and total transport turnover, China’s civil aviation authorities said. According to the latest statistics released by Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC), the country has a total of 3,722 civil aircraft at the end of […]
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  • South African Airways’ employees in North America commemorate Nelson Mandela Day July 19, 2019
    South African Airways (SAA), the flagship carrier of South Africa, commemorated Nelson Mandela International Day with its employees at the North America Regional Office in Fort Lauderdale participating in an outreach program by collecting donations to support the Nancy J. Cotterman Center of Broward County, Florida. The Nancy J. Cotterman Center improves and enhances the […]
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  • United Airlines again named top company for disability inclusion July 18, 2019
    United Airlines was recognized for the fourth consecutive year as a top-scoring company and best place to work for disability inclusion with a perfect score of 100 on the 2019 Disability Equality Index (DEI). The 2019 DEI measured United’s inclusion criteria including: culture & leadership; enterprise-wide access; employment practices such as benefits, recruitment, employment, education, […]
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  • Kolkata readies for 35th IATO convention July 18, 2019
    The last time the Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO) convention was held in Kolkata, the City of Joy, was in 2002. Now this event is returning after 17 years for the 35th annual convention to be held from September 12-15, 2019. Pronab Sarkar will be the Chairman of the convention along with Mr. Rajnish […]
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  • Erste Jahresvignetten lohnen sich nicht mehr July 19, 2019
    An einer Vignette fĂŒhrt in vielen LĂ€ndern fĂŒr Kraftfahrer kein Weg vorbei, sonst drohen hohe Bußgelder: So wurden 2018 allein in Österreich rund 190.000 Fahrer ohne gĂŒltige Vignette erwischt, rund 80.000 davon deutsche Reisende – sie mussten eine sogenannte “Ersatzmaut” von bis zu 240 Euro zahlen. Wer die Zahlung verweigert, riskiert zusĂ€tzlich bis zu 3.000 […]
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  • Grundsteinlegung fĂŒr Tourism International Academy in Estroril July 19, 2019
    Mit der Unterzeichnung eines Aktionsplans fĂŒr ein neues internationales Zentrum der UNWTO Academy, des Bildungsprogramms der World Tourism Organization, wurde am Dienstag, dem 16. Juli 2019, in Estoril (Portugal) der Grundstein der ersten Tourism International Academy (T.I.A.) gelegt. Dieses Ausbildungszentrum der UNWTO, das auch einen Bereich fĂŒr ExistenzgrĂŒnder in der Tourismusbranche einschließt, wird in einen […]
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  • Vietnam Airlines Ă€ndert Regeln fĂŒr FreigepĂ€ck July 18, 2019
    Ab dem 1. August 2019 fĂŒhrt Vietnam Airlines neue Regeln fĂŒr FreigepĂ€ck auf ausgewĂ€hlten Inlands- und AuslandsflĂŒgen ein. Dementsprechend wird die FreigepĂ€ckmenge nun durch die Anzahl der GepĂ€ckstĂŒcke anstelle durch das Gesamtgewicht, mit dem ein Passagier reisen kann, bestimmt. FĂŒr FluggĂ€ste, die vor dem Inkrafttreten des neuen Konzepts ihre Tickets gekauft haben, gilt die jeweilige […]
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  • Vietnam Airlines Ă€ndert Regeln fĂŒr FreigepĂ€ck July 18, 2019
    Ab dem 1. August 2019 fĂŒhrt Vietnam Airlines neue Regeln fĂŒr FreigepĂ€ck auf ausgewĂ€hlten Inlands- und AuslandsflĂŒgen ein. Dementsprechend wird die FreigepĂ€ckmenge nun durch die Anzahl der GepĂ€ckstĂŒcke anstelle durch das Gesamtgewicht, mit dem ein Passagier reisen kann, bestimmt. FĂŒr FluggĂ€ste, die vor dem Inkrafttreten des neuen Konzepts ihre Tickets gekauft haben, gilt die jeweilige […]
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  • So finden Sie heraus, wo Flugzeuge online sind July 18, 2019
    Die Notwendigkeit, das Flugzeug online zu verfolgen, ist auf viele GrĂŒnde und unterschiedliche UmstĂ€nde zurĂŒckzufĂŒhren. Wenn Ihre Verwandten oder Freunde momentan an Bord sind, dann reagieren Sie möglicherweise etwas besorgt ĂŒber sie und möchten geistig in ihrer NĂ€he sein. Nachdem Sie das relevante Flugzeug zur Beobachtung auf dem Bildschirm fixiert haben, begleiten Sie Ihre Lieben […]
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  • Rabenschwarzer Tag am Flughafen in DĂŒsseldorf July 18, 2019
    Einen solchen Mittwoch will man am DĂŒsseldorfer Flughafen sicher nicht noch einmal haben. Morgens geht die GepĂ€ckförderanlage in die Knie und am Nachmittag muss ein Flugsteig gerĂ€umt werden, weil Passagiere mittels Notknopf eine alarmgesicherte TĂŒr geöffnet haben. Deshalb kam es aufgrund einer Vermischung von sicherheitskontrollierten und nicht kontrollierten Passagieren zu BeeintrĂ€chtigungen in der Abfertigung. Nach […]
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  • Strong support for Jamaica Tourism Workers’ Pension Scheme July 19, 2019
    In anticipation of passing its final hurdle in the Senate, the Jamaica Ministry of Tourism has embarked on another round of awareness and sensitization sessions to get workers signed onto the Tourism Workers’ Pension Scheme. The scheme has already received parliamentary approval and is expected to get the Senate’s seal of approval after inclusion of […]
  • Desperate mayday by American climber injured on Mount Himlung in Nepal July 19, 2019
    Global Rescue moved into action at 6,000 meters (19,685 feet) after receiving a mayday call conferenced in by friends of American researcher Dr. John All. Climbing on a remote Himalayan peak in Nepal called Himlung, All broke through a thin layer of snow and fell 70 feet through a crevasse. “I’m trapped here,” All said. […]
  • UNIGLOBE Travel expands Middle East service with the addition of two Global Partners July 18, 2019
    UNIGLOBE Travel International has expanded its network in the Middle East with the addition of UNIGLOBE Bahwan Travels in Muscat, Oman, and UNIGLOBE Nasser Air Travel in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Founded more than 40 years ago, UNIGLOBE Bahwan Travel Group is a flagship company of Suhail Bahwan Group (Holding) LLC, the largest travel group in […]
  • Ministers Bartlett and Green to address participants at 5th staging of Christmas in July Tradeshow July 18, 2019
    Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett, CD, MP, and Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Floyd Green, MP, will address participants at the 5th staging of the Christmas in July Tradeshow, which provides an opportunity for local producers of corporate gifts and souvenirs to promote their products to alternate […]
  • Global Rescue: Tourist’s Life Saved after Inhaling Mysterious Airborne Bacteria in Namibia  July 17, 2019
    Scott Garrett no longer leaves the country without his Global Rescue membership card in his wallet. Garrett’s incredible story about a life-threatening illness on safari in Namibia is a testament to why his family considers themselves lucky to have Global Rescue. Garrett is the president of Garrett Trucking in Houston, Texas. A busy man, Garrett […]
  • Jamaica’s Tourism Workers’ Pension Scheme to be a Landmark for Global Tourism Social Legislation – says Bartlett July 17, 2019
    Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett says the Tourism Workers’ Pension Scheme will be a landmark plan for tourism social legislation in the world, as it will be the first of its kind to provide a comprehensive pension plan for all the workers of the tourism sector — whether permanent, contract or self-employed. Speaking at […]
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  • Liber Pater to release world’s most expensive wine July 20, 2019
    The Chenin Blanc renaissance? Comparing Bordeaux’s two Chñteau Pichon estates Tasting the diversity of Rioja terroir Producer profile: Klein Constantia Liber Pater to release world’s most expensive wine Could red wine help power a mission to Mars?
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  • Could red wine help power a mission to Mars? July 19, 2019
    The Chenin Blanc renaissance? Comparing Bordeaux’s two Chñteau Pichon estates Tasting the diversity of Rioja terroir Producer profile: Klein Constantia Could red wine help power a mission to Mars? Don’t panic: World wine supplies rebound from historic low
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  • Anson: Why we need ethical fine wine July 18, 2019
    Tasting the diversity of Rioja terroir Producer profile: Klein Constantia Top 10 winery restaurants to visit for foodies Producer profile: Clos des Papes Don’t panic: World wine supplies rebound from historic low Wasps may save California vineyards from ‘invasion’ by Chinese fly
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  • Don’t panic: World wine supplies rebound from historic low July 17, 2019
    Tasting the diversity of Rioja terroir Producer profile: Klein Constantia Top 10 winery restaurants to visit for foodies Producer profile: Clos des Papes Don’t panic: World wine supplies rebound from historic low Wasps may save California vineyards from ‘invasion’ by Chinese fly
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  • Wasps may save California vineyards from 'invasion' by Chinese fly July 16, 2019
    Producer profile: Klein Constantia Top 10 winery restaurants to visit for foodies Producer profile: Clos des Papes Wine Legend: Torres, Gran Coronas Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 1970 Wasps may save California vineyards from ‘invasion’ by Chinese fly ‘One-off’ Montrachet from DRC, Leflaive and Comtes Lafon sells for £5,000-a-bottle
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  • Visiting Kauai North Shore: Maybe not after understanding new rules July 16, 2019
    The Kauai Visitors Bureau (KVB) is reminding visitors headed to the Garden Island about new rules that have been recently introduced following the reopening of access to Haena State Park, which includes the Kalalau Trail, Hanakapiai Falls and Kee Beach on the island’s famed north shore. The newly-implemented rules set forth will not only reduce […]
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  • Visiting Kauai North Shore: Maybe not after understanding new rules July 16, 2019
    The Kauai Visitors Bureau (KVB) is reminding visitors headed to the Garden Island about new rules that have been recently introduced following the reopening of access to Haena State Park, which includes the Kalalau Trail, Hanakapiai Falls and Kee Beach on the island’s famed north shore. The newly-implemented rules set forth will not only reduce […]
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  • Hyatt Regency Waikiki avoided strike July 13, 2019
    Union members working at the  Hyatt Regency Waikiki voted today to ratify a union contract that covers over 500 workers—just days after nearly 2,000 workers at the Hilton Hawaiian Village and subcontractor Hawaii Care & Cleaning ratified their union contracts. The contract is modeled after the contract agreement that was reached on November 27 with […]
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  • Another Hawaii tourist contracts rat lungworm disease July 10, 2019
    The sixth case of rat lungworm disease has been confirmed in an adult tourist who had visited the Big Island of Hawaii. As reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to the State Health Department, this now makes a total of 3 cases of rat lungworm disease found in tourists and 3 found […]
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  • Hilton Hawaiian Village hotel workers will vote on new union contract tomorrow July 10, 2019
    Nearly 2,000 hotel workers of Hilton Hawaiian Village, the largest Hilton in the world and the largest hotel in Hawaii, who work in housekeeping, food & beverage, engineering, front desk, will vote to ratify new union contract tomorrow, July 10, 2019. This includes 200 Hawaii Care & Cleaning workers who are subcontracted to do housekeeping […]
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  • OUTBermuda: Show your Pride and know your rights July 17, 2019
    Next month, Bermudians from all walks of life will welcome the world to join together to celebrate our island’s first Pride event. Speaking for OUTBermuda, this also is a milestone to celebrate our continued successes for LGBTQ rights, including our winning path to marriage equality for all of us, and the time to prepare for

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  • Live Blog: Leadership Conference #EqFed19 July 17, 2019
    The 22nd annual gathering of the Leadership Conference is here, who’s ready? Shortly, Equality Federation and Fairness Campaign will co-host over 200+ LGBTQ state and national movement leaders in Louisville, KY [press release]. Attendees will strategize, mobilize and connect on critical movement conversations on issues like: racial justice, HIV, conversion therapy and nondiscrimination. Many have

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  • PRESS RELEASE: Equality Federation Welcomes 200+ LGBTQ Leaders For Leadership Conference 2019 July 17, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 17-20th, Equality Federation and Fairness Campaign will co-host the 22nd annual Leadership Conference in Louisville, Kentucky. The conference is the premier gathering of LGBTQ movement leaders focusing on the crucial work of winning equality in state legislatures and local communities across the country. Over 200+ people will be in attendance to

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  • Global Rescue: Tourist’s Life Saved after Inhaling Mysterious Airborne Bacteria in Namibia           July 17, 2019
    Scott Garrett no longer leaves the country without his Global Rescue membership card in his wallet. Garrett’s incredible story about a life-threatening illness on safari in Namibia is a testament to why his family considers themselves lucky to have Global Rescue. Garrett is the president of Garrett Trucking in Houston, Texas. A busy man, Garrett

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  • LGBT Meeting Professionals Association Announce New Board Members Representing the Wide Spectrum of Diversity in the LGBT Community July 15, 2019
    Today the LGBT Meeting Professionals Association (LGBT MPA) announces the addition of six industry leaders with diverse personal backgrounds to the Board of Directors. The new members hold executive positions in organizations ranging from a worldwide event consulting firm to major international corporations. Their presence adds representation for gay and lesbian people of color and

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  • Budget Friendly Travel Made Easy With A Few Simple Steps July 2, 2019
    Finding the perfect budget-friendly holiday can be challenging, particularly if you are looking to travel with a family. Not only do you have to apply for an Esta Visa for each family member a month or two in advance, but you also must organise accommodation, flights and the overall budget that you have. In this […]
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  • Centara kicks off 36th anniversary with epic 36-day global celebration May 30, 2019
    Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is marking its 36th anniversary milestone with a 36-day worldwide customer-focused celebration tied to the company’s 1983 founding. On this occasion, it also marks the 36th anniversary of Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok, the first hotel of the group, together with the 10th anniversary of […]
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  • South African Airways announces amazing fares to Africa starting from $699* roundtrip May 22, 2019
    South African Airways (SAA), announces amazing savings to Africa with new low fares starting from $699* roundtrip for travel this fall. Low fares are offered from New York JFK International Airport to Johannesburg, starting from $699* roundtrip (restrictions apply) and to Cape Town from $765* roundtrip (restrictions apply). Travel on these sale fares is applicable […]
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  • Protesters rally in Moscow over barring of opposition candidates from city council election July 20, 2019
    People gathered in central Moscow to demand that a number of opposition politicians be allowed to run for seats in the city legislature despite being disqualified by the election commission. The protest rally on Saturday is meant to support a dozen opposition politicians who want to run for the Moscow Duma, the city legislative assembly, […]
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  • ‘Your child may be taken from your home’: School warns parents over unpaid lunch bills July 20, 2019
    The Wyoming Valley West School District in Pennsylvania warned parents that their children could be taken from them and placed in foster care if they fail to pay their outstanding lunch debt. The letter, sent to about 1,000 parents with unpaid lunch bills, warned that failure to pay for their children’s food could lead to […]
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  • War with Iran as 2020 election boost? Ron Paul optimistic Trump may tell Bolton ‘to get lost’ July 20, 2019
    With tension between the US and Iran running sizzling hot, some fear President Donald Trump may see war as a potential boost for his re-election campaign. Ex-Senator Ron Paul told RT he is optimistic that Trump won’t. The Trump administration is full of Iran hawks, with people like Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and National […]
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  • UK says tanker seizure shows Iran choosing 'dangerous path' July 20, 2019
    An undated handout photo shows Stena Impero at Bandar Abbas port [Tasnim News Agency/Handout via Reuters] The United Kingdom has told all British ships to avoid using the Strait of Hormuz for an “interim period” after Iran seized a UK-flagged tanker. The British government on Saturday also summoned the Iranian charge d’affaires in London over the incident, shortly […]
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  • India's wildlife struggle to survive heavy monsoon rains July 20, 2019
    Spread across the floodplains of the Brahmaputra River, Kaziranga National Park in India‘s Assam state is home to almost two-thirds of the world’s remaining one-horned rhinos. With around 80 percent of the park underwater following the recent monsoon rains, these endangered animals and many others are under threat. So far, 51 animals have been reported […]
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  • Profile: Farouk El-Baz, the Egyptian behind the Moon landings July 20, 2019
    Farouk El-Baz on the right with glasses, guiding astronauts Robert F Overmyer, seated, and Ronald Evans discuss as to potential lunar landing sites [NASA] Half a century ago, as Apollo 11’s lunar module, known as the Eagle, made its way to the surface of the Moon, rows of scientists and space experts back in the […]
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  • Manhunt after 2 men release tear gas on packed train in central London July 20, 2019
    The British Transport Police are appealing to the public to help track down two men who released a canister of tear gas on a packed tube train near Oxford Circus station in London. A number of people were treated at the scene by paramedics on Sunday morning for coughing and shortness of breath after the […]
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  • All of the Disney 'live-action' remakes ranked from worst to best July 20, 2019
    Image: walt disney pictures By Alison Foreman2019-07-20 12:00:00 UTC As long as people have kids and money, Disney will keep producing live-action remakes.  In honor of the release of The Lion King (2019), we dove back into the spotty track record of Disney’s reimagining obsession to suss out which projects were and weren’t worth all […]
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  • Scandal-plagued Bibi beats Ben-Gurion to become longest-serving Israeli PM July 20, 2019
    As he faces corruption allegations and yet another election fight, Israel’s unsinkable Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has set a new record by becoming the longest-serving leader of the Jewish state. The previous record of Israeli political longevity stood at 4,875 days and remained unmatched since 1963, when the nation’s founding father, David Ben-Gurion, retired as […]
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  • Global response to Ebola underfunded: UN July 20, 2019
    Health officials are struggling to contain an Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the outbreak an international public health emergency. There are fears that the lack of leadership on the ground will lead to a greater crisis. In 2014, the crisis was seen as […]
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  • London-style “pay-as-you-go” travel plan across North at risk of failure July 20, 2019
    An ambitious plan to introduce London-style “pay-as-you-go” travel across the North of England is at risk of failure because of a lack of support from the region’s major bus companies, The Yorkshire Post can reveal. Transport For The North bosses have conceded that they “cannot justify spending public money” on their current strategy for the […]
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  • Estonia ferry disaster: French court denies compensation claim July 20, 2019
    Relatives of hundreds of people who died in one of Europe‘s worst maritime disasters have lost their claim for compensation. 852 people died when the MS Estonia sank in the Baltic Sea in 1994. Most of the victims’ bodies were never discovered. Al Jazeera’s Emma Hayward reports. WorldNews | Travel Wire News
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  • Pacquiao v Thurman: Punters flock to casinos to back Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas title clash July 20, 2019
    Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao started fight week as the betting underdog against WBA welterweight champion Keith Thurman, but a flood of money has seen ‘Pac-Man’ become the fight-day favorite. Pacquiao (61-7-2, 39 KOs) takes on undefeated world champion Thurman (29-0, 22 KOs) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas as the Filipino […]
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  • Why Palestinian refugees in Lebanon are protesting July 20, 2019
    Palestinian refugees protesting outside the Palestinian refugee camp of Burj al-Barajneh, south of the Lebanese capital Beirut, on July 16, 2019,ANWAR AMRO / AFP [AFP] Thousands of Palestinian refugees continued protesting in and around their camps on Friday to demand that the Lebanese government end its requirement that they must obtain a work permit in […]
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  • Trump's tweets: The racism is the point July 20, 2019
    On The Listening Post this week: It has been nearly three years into the Trump era and United States media finally use the “R” word to describe him: “Racist”. Plus, the war criminals turned best-selling authors in Serbia. Trump’s tweets and the ‘racist’ debate The coverage of the Trump White House is caught up over […]
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  • South Korea and Japanese Tourism ruled by history: Japan is worried! July 19, 2019
    Japan and South Korea are people of a similar mentality and outlook on life. Both nations are conservative in one way and progressive in another way, but they are far away from being friends. A logical connection between the two similar nations should be tourism, but there is not enough coordination and not enough cooperation. […]
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  • Kolkata readies for 35th IATO convention July 18, 2019
    The last time the Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO) convention was held in Kolkata, the City of Joy, was in 2002. Now this event is returning after 17 years for the 35th annual convention to be held from September 12-15, 2019. Pronab Sarkar will be the Chairman of the convention along with Mr. Rajnish […]
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  • Government Tolerance Exhibition to be held on sidelines of World Tolerance Summit in Dubai July 17, 2019
    An exhibition titled “Government Tolerance Exhibition” will be held on the sidelines of World Tolerance Summit (WTS) from November 13-14 under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai. This year’s summit is themed Tolerance in Multiculturalism: Achieving the Social, Economic and Humane […]
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  • Business jets market to grow from $24.7 billion in 2019 to $36.4 billion by 2030 July 19, 2019
    According to the new market research report “Business Jets Market by Aircraft Type (Light, Mid-Sized, Large, Airliner), Systems (OEM Systems, Aftermarket Systems), End-User (Private, Operator), Point of Sale (OEM, Aftermarket), Services, and Region – Global Forecast to 2030”, the Business Jets Market size is projected to grow from an estimated USD 24.7 billion in 2019
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  • $4.9 billion hit: Boeing braces for biggest quarterly loss in its history July 19, 2019
    Boeing said that the company is bracing for the biggest quarterly loss in its history when the world’s largest plane-maker reports its financial results next week. Boeing’s revenue will take a $4.9 billion hit in the second quarter due to the worldwide grounding of its 737 MAX jets after two fatal crashes. According to the
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  • Lion Air becomes first Airbus A330neo operator in Asia-Pacific region July 19, 2019
    Indonesian carrier Lion Air has received its first Airbus A330-900, becoming the first airline from the Asia-Pacific region to fly the A330neo. The aircraft is on lease from BOC Aviation and is the first of 10 A330neos set to join the airline’s fleet. The A330neo will be used by Lion Air for non-stop long-haul services
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  • UNWTO leads discussion on “Tourism Financing for the 2030 Agenda” in Geneva July 9, 2019
    Tourism’s unique potential as a tool for driving the global sustainable development agenda has taken center stage at a special event hosted by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The session, entitled “Tourism Financing for the 2030 Agenda” was held during the 2019 Global Review of Aid for Trade at the headquarters of theContinue […]
    Erik Grimaldi
  • African Tourism Board: The Need for Greater Industry Synergy in West Africa June 25, 2019
    The 2019 IATA’s Regional Aviation Forum is being held at the Marriott Hotel in Accra, Ghana. On Tuesday Alain St.Ange, President of the African Tourism Board and the former Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports & Marine Minister of Seychelles will be moderating a session titled “West and Central Africa as Preferred Tourism Destination: The Need for Greater IndustryContinue […]
    Erik Grimaldi
  • Seychelles participated in 110th Session of UNWTO Executive Council June 25, 2019
    The 110th Session of the UNWTO Executive Council met in Baku, Azerbaijan from June 16-18, 2019. More than 40 Member States joined by representatives from the public and private sectors attended the meeting. Seychelles was represented by Minister Didier Dogley, Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine and Mrs. Anne Lafortune, Principal Secretary forContinue […]
    Erik Grimaldi