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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 ...

Hong Kong Launches First High Speed Rail Service

Hong Kong Launches First High Speed Rail Service

Hong Kong's first high-speed railway - the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong High Speed Rail - was launched today , bringing visitors from around the world the chance to travel... Read more ...

TAFI Chairman:Indian Govt plans special Bengal-U.S. flight deals to foster...

TAFI Chairman:Indian Govt plans special Bengal-U.S. flight deals to foster Indo-US tours

The Indian government is keen to facilitate Indo-U.S. travel, expanding it by several notches with new plans of introducing special flight packages for Eastern India... Read more ...

Seoul Hosts the 7th UNWTO Global Summit on Urban Tourism

Seoul Hosts the 7th UNWTO Global Summit on Urban Tourism

The Seoul Metropolitan Government and the World Tourism Organization co-hosted the UNWTO Global Summit on Urban Tourism at The Shilla Seoul from September 16 to 19. The UNWTO... Read more ...

Lynchburg City leaders creates five-year plan for tourism & economic development

Lynchburg City leaders creates five-year plan for tourism & economic development

Lynchburg City leaders have come up with a new strategy to keep the Hill City flourishing. The Office of Economic Development and Tourism is releasing their Blueprint of... Read more ...

The Roberts International Airport & its new terminal look for tourism potential

The Roberts International Airport & its new terminal look for tourism potential

The euphoria that welcomed news in terms of setting up a modern passenger terminal at the Roberts International Airport experienced a drop when viewers witnessed that the... Read more ...

Canada's first Indigenous woman-owned airline all set to launch

Canada's first Indigenous woman-owned airline all set to launch

A new i ndigenous woman-owned airline announced its launch and start of service coming next spring in Canada. Called Iskwew Air, the airline will begin its flights next March... Read more ...

SA to host largest aviation forum of the world

SA to host largest aviation forum of the world

The global trade event would witness roughly 3,000 aviation professionals from 300 airlines, 700 airports and 130 tourism authorities collected to talk about and develop new... Read more ...

Lynchburg City leaders creates five-year plan for tourism & economic development

Lynchburg City leaders creates five-year plan for tourism & economic development

Lynchburg City leaders have come up with a new strategy to keep the Hill City flourishing. The Office of Economic Development and Tourism is releasing their Blueprint of... Read more ...