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The tourism sector receives the VAT refund move with open arms

4 monthes ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

The tourism industry and retailers both have responded positively to the new statement that UAE visitors will be in a position to claim back any value added tax or VAT they are charged.
The UAE cabinet on Wednesday settled to put in place a system that will permit the visitors to get refunds on the five percent tax they pay on goods, starting from the fourth quarter of this year.
When questioned by Gulf News, retail analysts highlighted few uncertainties that the move would be enough to conquer few key structural challenges of the retail sector like high rents and an oversupply of mall...
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New Turkish Government appointed a new tourism minister

New Turkish Government appointed a new tourism minister

4 monthes ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

Turkey has appointed founder of Etstur, Mehmet Ersoy as the new Tourism Minister of Turkey.
Born in Istanbul in 1968, Mehmet Ersoy, graduated from Istanbul German High School in 1987 and then moved to the business world by establishing Etstur in 1991 with Murat Ersoy, his twin brother.
Starting their tour operator business from scratch, Mehmet Ersoy and his brother Murat Ersoy succeeded in taking Etstur to top in a short period while continuing to grow in the hotel management and tourism industries.
Etsgroup operates a total of 13 five-star hotels with 12,000-bed capacity including a hotel...
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Welcome to Georgia

Welcome to Georgia

Georgia – Tbilisi has been the capital city since the fifth century, the country of one of the most ancient histories and cultures in the world. Its special geographical... Read more ...

Jordan's tourism revenue reaches to $4.5 billion in first 10 months of 2018

Jordan's tourism revenue reaches to $4.5 billion in first 10 months of 2018

Jordan tourism is on right track and it is growing well after the revenues jumped to $4.5 billion or 12.6 percent growth during first 10 months of 2018. The tourism numbers... Read more ...

Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane Join Forces to Curate the Ultimate...

Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane Join Forces to Curate the Ultimate champagne dinner

Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane is partnering with Dom Pérignon on Monday, November 26, 2018, to create the ultimate private dining and tasting experience. Dom... Read more ...

Klook's research revealed 52% Indian travellers plan things-to-do before...

Klook's research revealed 52% Indian travellers plan things-to-do before booking flights or hotels

The traditional travel booking process usually starts with flights, then accommodations and, finally, things-to-do in the destination of choice. But according to data from... Read more ...

Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas Partners with Local...

Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas Partners with Local non-profit organisation

This holiday season, Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas proudly partners with local non-profit organisation Paper for Water to display two 12-foot Christmas... Read more ...

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In Italy, Oman introduces 2040 strategic tourism plan!

Oman looks to 2040 with absolute hopefulness and firm objectives to be incorporated via strategic development and established plan which targets on the endorsement of the... Read more ...

The 32nd Annual Celebration in the Oaks in New Orleans City Park

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New Orleans is a magical place to spend the holiday season. Caroling in Jackson Square, bonfires on the levee, and exciting sporting events fill the city with a festive... Read more ...

The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali Continues Its Winning Streak

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Having recently secured several prestigious awards and accolades, The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali continues on a winning streak to remain at the very top of its game for... Read more ...

30% Off Black Friday Special on European Barge Cruises

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European Waterways announced a limited time Black Friday special of 30% off on select 6-night all-inclusive hotel barge cruises in Europe for spring 2019. The promotion... Read more ...

Outbound travel boom fuels surge in global deals

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Online booking platforms for shared accommodation have ramped up efforts to cooperate with global partners and expand their presences in overseas markets to cash in on the... Read more ...

Par-Tea for the 245th Anniversary of the Boston Tea Party

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The origins of the Boston Tea Party may require a history lesson, but the celebration of the 245th anniversary certainly does not! First, some background : The Boston Tea Party... Read more ...