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Dubai aims to attract 20 million visitors per year by 2020

  WVNTR – The UAE department of tourism and commerce marketing (DTCM) is the principal authority for the planning, supervision, development and marketing of tourism in Dubai.   Dubai’s Tourism Vision for 2020 is a strategic roadmap with the key objective of attracting 20 million visitors per year by 2020, doubling the number welcomed in […]

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To support biometrics expansion, Canada is opening new Visa Application Centres and offering interim services at some missions

WVNTR – In 2018, Canada will expand its biometrics program. Expanding biometrics will strengthen Canada’s immigration programs through effective screening and will also facilitate application processing and travel – while maintaining public confidence in our immigration system. Canada currently collects biometrics from in-Canada refugee claimants and overseas refugee resettlement applicants, individuals ordered removed from the […]

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Emirates encourages customers to arrive early to airport during busy summer season starting today

WVNTR – Emirates expects high passenger traffic on its flights this upcoming weekend, starting from Friday 29 June as travellers journey out for their summer holidays and long breaks. Over 220,000 travellers will be passing through Emirates Terminal 3 during the upcoming two weekends. The busiest weekend day for the airline is expected to be […]

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DiscoverEU – 15,000 young people can prepare to set off on their travels around the EU this summer

WVNTR – Under the first round of the DiscoverEU initiative launched by the European Commission, more than 100,000 young people from all Member States applied during a two-week period which closed on 26 June at 12:00. The final list of winners was confirmed yesterday (27 June) in accordance with the award criteria announced. Commissioner for Education, […]

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Tech giant Tencent and Tourism Vancouver launch China marketing partnership

Tourism Vancouver’s new mobile city app is available to 1 billion users on WeChat, China’s largest social media network WVNTR – Tech giant Tencent and Tourism Vancouver launched a marketing partnership today to promote Vancouver to Chinese travellers. The multi-year partnership will see Tourism Vancouver gain preferred access to mobile tech, big data insights and […]

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U.S. to Celebrate Independence Day by Welcoming 14,000 New Citizens

The Oath of Allegiance Swearing-In Ceremony WVNTR – This year, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will celebrate the 242nd anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, and our nation’s birthday, by welcoming more than 14,000 new citizens in nearly 175 naturalization ceremonies between June 28 and July 10. The Independence Day activities will kick off […]

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Dubai International Airport Prepares for the Busiest Day of the Year

WVNTR – At Dubai International (DXB), an airport where close to 90 million passengers are expected to visit this year, every day is a busy one, but there are peak times where operations are stretched and even the busiest airport in the world needs additional preparation to ensure a smooth journey for all customers. Of […]

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