The Seychelles Tourism Board and VISA International held a business meeting last week to discuss the implementation of the swipe card facilities. The meeting was headed by the Chief Executive Officer of the Seychelles Tourism Board, Elsia Grandcourt, … February 25, 2013
ETOA is currently running a short snapshot survey of the Schengen visa process in five major origin markets: China, India, Indonesia, Russia, and South Africa. This looks at four specific points of the visa code: language, interviews, turnaround times, … December 8, 2011
BANGKOK, Thailand - Malaysians will want to head north to shop and save during the Amazing Thailand Grand Sale, Thailand's biggest annual shopping extravaganza, which offers world-class shopping, a diverse selection of quality products and services, and … June 15, 2011
With the economy just beginning a slow rebound after several difficult years, travelers are resuming exploration around the globe. The United Nations World Tourism Association forecasts a rise of 4% to 5% in overall international travel for the year 2011, … June 9, 2011
At a press conference in London at the Grand Connaught Rooms on March 14 at 11:00 am, the European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) will highlight three major problems that affect incoming tourism: tax, visas, and the impact of the Olympic Games.
Visas … March 14, 2011
TRIPOLI, Libya - The luxurious Corinthia Hotel Tripoli, as one of the leading five-star properties in Libya’s capital city, has benefited from the recent growth of business travel from the west. In fact, the Corinthia housed the American embassy for … August 5, 2010
Tourist flights between the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) and the People's Republic of China (PRC) were interrupted at the end of November when the Guam-CNMI Visa Waiver Program took effect, which prohibited visitors from the PRC … December 11, 2009
Interior Minister Nayef al-Qadi said the decision came as move to promote tourism to Jordan and to support economic growth. He said individual Indian tourists would be given a 2-week entry visa with a “not allowed to work in Jordan” stamp.
The … November 17, 2009
Continuing its efforts to expedite the revival of the Thai travel and tourism industry, the Royal Thai Government has agreed to extend the exemption of the visa fee for tourist visa applications until March 4, 2010.
The exemption will apply to all … July 2, 2009
In unprecedented steps to boost tourist arrivals, Armenia has introduced a new shorter-stay visa for guests.
Until recently, most visitors to the country could only obtain a 120-day visa at a cost of around US$40. The new legislation means that 21-day … June 12, 2009