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The tourism sector receives the VAT refund move with open arms

2 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

2 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 ...

Indigo aircraft suffers tyre burst, makes emergency landing at Ahmedabad

Indigo aircraft suffers tyre burst, makes emergency landing at Ahmedabad

An IndiGo aircraft that was carrying 185 passengers made an emergency landing here Wednesday after suffering a tyre burst, according to an airport official. Read more ...

Delta flight makes emergency landing as smoke emanates from brakes

Delta flight makes emergency landing as smoke emanates from brakes

A Delta Airlines flight made an emergency landing Thursday morning at John F. Kennedy International Airport. Smoke could be seen coming from the brakes as it arrived. Delta... Read more ...

Hungary sees 227,000 Chinese tourists' arrival in 2017-2018 tourism season

Hungary sees 227,000 Chinese tourists' arrival in 2017-2018 tourism season

Tourism is adding more and more to Hungary's GDP, Péter Szijjártó, the foreign affairs and trade minister, said on the sidelines of the Dubrovnik ministerial conference on... Read more ...

Odisha Tourism attracts visitors at India Tourism Mart held in Delhi

Odisha Tourism attracts visitors at India Tourism Mart held in Delhi

Odisha Tourism, which is the hosting partner of Odisha Hockey Men's World Cup-Bhubaneswar this year, captivated the visitors at ‘India Tourism Mart' with its sports tourism... Read more ...

Nepal tourism sees 18.8% visitor growth in international arrivals

Nepal tourism sees 18.8% visitor growth in international arrivals

The Nepal Tourism Board Management can relax and should actually feel proud of their tireless work. A growth of 18.8% has been witnessed in international visitor arrivals to... Read more ...

Residence 62, 53W53, New York City

Residence 62, 53W53, New York City

Designed by the eminent French architect Jean Nouvel, with gallery space of New York's iconic Museum of Modern Art taking up the lower floors, 53W53 is a culturally significant... Read more ...

Jumeirah Group eyeing Hong Kong for hotel expansion

Jumeirah Group eyeing Hong Kong for hotel expansion

Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based high-end hotel operator recognized for its iconic sail-shaped property, is thinking of Hong Kong after laying the groundwork for expansion in China. Read more ...

Oman tourism ministry aiming to attract tourists from China, Russia and Iran

Oman tourism ministry aiming to attract tourists from China, Russia and Iran

Muscat, Oman is looking to widen its tourism market by attracting tourists from China, Russia and neighbouring Iran. To make inroads, the Ministry of Tourism will be... Read more ...

GNTO says that GCC is now third largest non-European market for Germany

GNTO says that GCC is now third largest non-European market for Germany

The German National Tourist Office has said that the GCC is now the third largest non-European market for Germany after the US and China. Read more ...

First ITM takes off in New Delhi, India

First ITM takes off in New Delhi, India

The ITM was opened to the professionals related to the global tourism on September 17, 2018 in New Delhi. An effort of the Indian tourism ministry, this three day mart was... Read more ...