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Hong Kong Makes COVID-19 Testing Easy as Using a Vending Machine

Chief Assignment Editor- December 22, 2020 0

Hong Kong is diligently working to make it as simple as possible for people to test for COVID-19 as they go about their days using ... Read More

Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival a Fabulous Success

Chief Assignment Editor- December 15, 2020 0

The 2020 Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival officially concluded yesterday. It was the first time the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) had adopted an ... Read More

Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival Designed for the New Normal

Chief Assignment Editor- November 13, 2020 0

Hong Kong’s can-do spirit and love of life have not been dampened in any way by the pandemic, and this shows in the production of ... Read More

Hong Kong Tourism Preparing for International Travel

Chief Assignment Editor- October 26, 2020 0

A spotlight is shining on concerted efforts by Hong Kong Tourism Board public and private sectors in preparation for tourism revival in the post-pandemic city. ... Read More

America Coronavirus Restrictions: State by State Status

Utkassh- May 21, 2020 0

America Coronavirus Restrictions: State by State Status While most states in America have begun to ease up on the COVID-19 coronavirus restrictions, in this democratic ... Read More

How Tiny Palau Became a Leader in Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz- January 1, 2020 0

Palau is an independent nation and an archipelago of over 500 islands, part of the Micronesia region in the western Pacific Ocean. Koror Island is ... Read More

Turkey set for ACE of M.I.C.E. Exhibition

Juergen T Steinmetz- January 1, 2020 0

“ACE of M.I.C.E by Turkish Airlines” gathers global MICE industry’s shareholders and professionals together by providing a platform where they can build face-to-face connections. Turkey's ... Read More

Tourists Urged to Leave New South Wales

Juergen T Steinmetz- January 1, 2020 0

More than 100 fires are burning across the Australian state. Authorities in New South Wales, Australia issued an urgent warning for tourists in the popular ... Read More

Jamaica and Nepal: Gearing Up for Tourism Resilience

Juergen T Steinmetz- January 1, 2020 0

The Nepal Tourism Board has been positioning the country as a global center for tourism resilience in Asia. The development of the next satellite Global ... Read More

Tourists Fleeing Bushfires in Australia

David Beirman- December 31, 2019 0

Since September 2019 bushfires have ravaged forests in every state and territory in Australia. The 2019-20 bushfires have already become the most extensive series of ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Leading a Global Path

Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2019 0

As the man behind the Global Tourism Resilience & Crisis Management Centre and the person leading the UNWTO Regional Commission for the Americas,  the Jamaica ... Read More

Aircraft Refuelers on Strike at Montréal airports

Chief Assignment Editor- December 31, 2019 0

Following the rejection of the agreement in principle on Friday, Swissport Canada has filed a complaint with the Canada Industrial Relations Board (CIRB) alleging that ... Read More

US Steps into New Year Ahead of Nation’s Capital

Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2019 0

Happy New Year! Biba Anu Nuebu! When Guam was counting down the New Year 2020 it was only 10.00 am in New York on December ... Read More

Hong Kong New Year Symphony of Light Show Dazzled

Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2019 0

A multimedia show has set the Hong Kong harbor ablaze every night since 2004 and is recognized as one of the world’s most spectacular light ... Read More

Sacred Places to Visit on a Cruise

Chief Assignment Editor- December 31, 2019 0

While many of the world’s most sacred sites have historically been inaccessible to all but the hardiest of travelers – those who were able to ... Read More

Russians can Travel to More Countries Visa Free

Chief Assignment Editor- December 31, 2019 0

The Foreign Ministry of Russia bilateral agreements on visa-free entry using ordinary passports and 90-day stay have come into force this year. According to Russia’s ... Read More

Richmond Hill Inn Ravaged by Fire

Chief Assignment Editor- December 31, 2019 0

The Richmond Hill Inn has been a staple in the Jamaica tourism industry over the years. It has hosted a number of public figures such ... Read More

Caribbean CEO Wants to Harness Power of Culture to Benefit Tourism

Chief Assignment Editor- December 31, 2019 0

"If we were to stop and reflect on this year as it comes to a close, we would most likely describe 2019 as a varied ... Read More

Boeing Agrees to Pay Turkish Airlines Millions

Chief Assignment Editor- December 31, 2019 0

Turkish Airlines said earlier this month it was preparing to bring a lawsuit against Boeing due to uncertainty regarding the 737 MAX and its losses. ... Read More

New Chief at Kazakhstan International Airport

Chief Assignment Editor- December 30, 2019 0

The primary international airport serving Nur-Sultan – the capital city of Kazakhstan - is welcoming a new Chief Executive Officer. Kazakhstan’s Civil Aviation Committee announced ... Read More

108-Mile Railway Links Beijing with Winter Olympics

Chief Assignment Editor- December 30, 2019 0

A 108 mile-long, 10-station high-speed railway line connecting Beijing and Zhangjiakou in north China’s Hebei Province went into operation today. China State Railway Group Co. ... Read More

Travel Trends to Be Aware of in 2020

Chief Assignment Editor- December 30, 2019 0

It is important, for both businesses in the travel industry and those looking to travel to another country in the new year, to be aware ... Read More

Sandals Resorts Kicks Off 2020 with Luxury Deal

editor- December 30, 2019 0

Sandals® Resorts and Beaches® Resorts are excited to announce their New Year’s Sale, which will help guests Save More, “Sea” More and Relax More in ... Read More

Spain Fireworks Explosion Injures 14

Chief Assignment Editor- December 30, 2019 0

At least fourteen people have been wounded, three of them seriously, according to the local authorities in Spain. An apparent pyrotechnics explosion rocked the Festa ... Read More

Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines deliver aid to Addis Ababa

Chief Assignment Editor- December 30, 2019 0

Boeing took delivery of a new 787 Dreamliner from North Charleston, South Carolina, in December and loaded the jet with 34,000 pounds of books and ... Read More

Severe Weather in New Delhi Halts Flights and Trains

Chief Assignment Editor- December 30, 2019 0

Numerous flights were diverted to different airports and more than 30 trains are running behind schedule. as a thick blanket of fog covered India’s capital ... Read More

Broad Daylight Shooting at Checkpoint Charlie Berlin

Chief Assignment Editor- December 30, 2019 0

According to Berlin police, an operation is ongoing after gunshots were reportedly heard during an armed robbery of a cafe near the famous Checkpoint Charlie ... Read More

Cyclones Ravaging Pacific and Indian Ocean Islands

Juergen T Steinmetz- December 29, 2019 0

The Fiji National Disaster Management Office said one person was in intensive care and more than 2,500 people had been moved to 70 evacuation centers ... Read More

Is German Aviation Losing its Reliable Image?

Juergen T Steinmetz- December 29, 2019 0

Lufthansa started a scheme to underpay certain staff and gave them Eurowings paychecks instead of Lufthansa. The German carrier inconvenienced passengers in shifting popular routes ... Read More

Royal Jordanian Airlines Establishes Tikram Service

Juergen T Steinmetz- December 29, 2019 0

At Tikram For Airport Services, the mission is to make passengers welcome in Jordan, and give them a taste of Jordanian generosity, hospitality, and warmth ... Read More