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The tourism sector receives the VAT refund move with open arms

7 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

7 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

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Anniversary Celebrations At Hua Hin's Banyan Golf Club

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Hua Hin, Thailand: Award-winning Banyan Golf Club will celebrate its 10th anniversary in fitting style. C ontinue Reading... Read more ...

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Albany airport to be powered by solar energy

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Albany International Airport to install U.S. dollars 2 million solar project, which will shelter more than 200 vehicles and their occupants from snow and rain. As per Albany... Read more ...

World Bank boost Ghana tourism with $40 million grant

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The President Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo has announced that the World Bank has approved a $40 million grant to support the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Arts and its... Read more ...

Tourism Ireland adds more global attractions to St. Paddy's Day Celebration

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Tourism Ireland declared several new landmarks that will be going green as part of the organisations Global Greening for St. Patrick's Day. St. Paddy's Day is going to take... Read more ...

Developer announces hotel-convention center in south Cheyenne

Developer announces hotel-convention center in south Cheyenne

A Wyoming developer announced Friday his plans to build a 70,000-square-foot, $55 million hotel and convention center in south Cheyenne. The project will be the largest in... Read more ...

US issues new spring break travel advisory for Mexico after five killed in...

US issues new spring break travel advisory for Mexico after five killed in Cancun

The U.S. State Department has issued new travel warning for American travelers traveling south of the border, specifically in certain Mexican states. All 31 states in Mexico... Read more ...