Morocco Thwarts Polisario and Algerias Attacks in the European Parliament

first_imgBy Louise RiondelBordeaux, France – The European Parliament adopted the initial report on the situation of Human Rights in the Sahara prepared by the British Conservative MP Charles Tannock on Tuesday. The text was a real indictment against Morocco, but the Kingdom’s diplomacy foiled the accusations of his opponents and won another victory today. The European Parliament congratulated Morocco for its progress and all amendments against the Kingdom were rejected, including that concerning the fishing agreement between Morocco and the European Union.The report mentions that “a large number of stakeholders, including the Government of Morocco, Moroccan NGOs, and former residents of the Tindouf camps, said that the Polisario authorities limited the residents’ freedom of expression and freedom of movement”, and recognizes the involvement of Algeria in the conflict and its protection of the Polisario.In a statement from the headquarters of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, Abderrahim Atmoun, Persident of the Parliamentary Committee of the EU-Morocco announced that the Moroccan diplomacy has managed to remove the “elements claiming falsely that the resources of the southern provinces did not benefit the people . “The report called on Algeria to facilitate the identification of people in the Saharawi refugee camps controlled by the Polisario. In addition, it urges “Algerian authorities to assume their responsibilities for improving the situation of human rights in the Tindouf camps.”The President of the EU- Morocco Friendship Group, Gilles Pargneaux said that “the Parliament should strengthen its relations with those who make more efforts to promote democracy. ““Do not forget that Morocco is the only country to have conducted a real development policy in the Saharan region, to have developed a respectable rule of law as the vector of terrorism and yet , some MEPs forget what the Kingdom of Morocco has accomplished,” he added.last_img read more

Discussion held in Sri Lanka on preventing violent extremism

In his opening speech, Speaker Karu Jayasuriya, stated, “The theme of this meeting is the most relevant and opportune topic to be discussed at any forum in the context of the violence and mayhem that is being unleashed each day in all parts of the world. Violent extremism is nurtured by many underlying causes such as the lack of economic opportunity, education, the alienation of youth and discrimination on ethnic, religious and political grounds among others.”“Empowered youth are the engine of the progress we all seek. Through our work, we are continuously reminded that young people today are more connected, more creative, more informed and more persuasive than any previous generation. They must be included in any holistic approach that seeks to prevent violent extremism,” said UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative, Sri Lanka, Una McCauley.According to UNDP’s Asia-Pacific Regional Human Development Report published last year, more than half of the world’s young people today live in Asia, and over a billion people in the region are below the age of 25. During the two days, young MPs will collaborate with global experts and key civil society actors in developing strategies that engage their peers on the role parliaments and political participation can play in addressing violent extremism.The opening session was attended by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, Speaker Karu Jayasuriya, President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union Saber Chowdhury and UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative, Sri Lanka Ms. Una McCauley. The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), the Parliament of Sri Lanka, and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have jointly convened a Regional Meeting of Young Parliamentarians of the Asia-Pacific region to engage on PVE. Taking place on 25 and 26 April, the meeting brings together young parliamentarians, specialists, private sector representatives and youth advocates to promote youth participation in parliaments. “Young people must be firmly part of formal political processes to effectively contribute to preventing violent extremism. Increasing youth participation in parliaments and the number of young MPs is both a way to harness the talents of youth to address extremism and its socio-economic drivers, and also an antidote to combat youth marginalization that leads to radicalisation,” said IPU President Saber Chowdhury.The IPU report on Youth participation in national parliaments 2016, revealed that roughly one per cent of parliamentarians in the region were under 30 years of age. Globally, less than two per cent of the world’s parliamentarians are aged below 30.The UN’s Plan of Action to Prevent Violent Extremism, adopted in December 2015, acknowledges that “we will not be successful unless we can harness the idealism, creativity and energy of young people and others who feel disenfranchised”. (Colombo Gazette) More than 50 young parliamentarians from Asia-Pacific countries gathered in Sri Lanka today to discuss their role in advancing inclusive and peaceful societies and preventing violent extremism in the region.In recent years, the world has witnessed new waves of violent extremism that have threatened the security and stability of societies across the world. This is a growing concern for the security of the Asia-Pacific region. Parliaments are among the key institutions that can play an effective role in preventing violent extremism (PVE). In addition to ratifying and facilitating implementation of international conventions and resolutions, parliaments also deliberate on and adopt laws that provide the framework for national policies. Young parliamentarians, as representatives closest to a country’s youth, have a particularly crucial role to play. Young Asians, however, see few opportunities to participate in political institutions, including parliaments. read more

Nickel production worldwide forecast to rise marginally

first_imgGlobal nickel consumption is forecast to increase to around 1.3 Mt in calendar 2010, reflecting an expected rapid recovery in consumption in Asia and forecast moderate growth in Europe and North and South America, according to market analyst group Intierra. Addressing the Paydirt 2010 Australian Nickel Conference in Perth, Intierra Resource Intelligence’s Commercial Director, Gregory Kay, said the modest 2010 growth outlook, compared to the 2009 result when world nickel consumption declined by an estimated 8% to 1.2 Mt.“However, as a result of significant increases in nickel prices between mid-2003 and mid-2007, a number of stainless steel producers substituted other less expensive input materials such as manganese for nickel,” Kay said. Despite a significant decline in nickel prices, many stainless steel producers have not yet switched back to nickel in stainless steel production.“If this trend continues in the short term, it could limit any significant nickel demand growth, particularly in OECD economies.” Hesaid nickel consumption in Japan, Chinese Taipei, the US and the EU declined by more than one-third, and world consumption fell by 25% in the first two months of 2009, compared with the same period in 2008.Declining production of consumer durables, motor vehicles and industrial buildings contributed to lower stainless steel demand and falling stainless steel mill utilisation rates. Consumption also fell in China on a year on year basis, but by a comparatively moderate 7% over the same period.“In some applications such as hot water services, the current low nickel price has resulted in some substitution back to nickeliferous stainless steel. However, in other applications, for example in cutlery, substitution is yet to happen.“Consumption of nickel in developing Asia is expected to increase by around 10% in 2010, as economic growth recovers, particularly in applications where other grades of stainless steel are not as suitable such as in industrial kitchens.On nickel mine production, the Intierra forecaster said that whilst rapid declines in world nickel prices hade made production at some mines uneconomic, the major nickel mines had maintained production from 2008 levels. All major nickel producers, including the Russian Federation, Canada, Australia, Indonesia and New Caledonia have been affected by the closure or downsizing of mining operations.“In 2010, nickel mine production is expected to begin increasing in line with the forecast of a moderate rise in world prices. At these forecast prices, comparatively low cost mines are likely to begin restarting some or all of their capacity. As a result, production is forecast to increase by 6% to 1.4 Mt in 2010.“Refined production this calendar year is forecast to increase by around 9% to 1.3 Mt, as higher prices are expected to encourage higher outputs.” Refined nickel production in Australia is expected to increase by 5% to around 110,000 t. Kay said that despite mine closures, current rates of production of nickel ores and concentrates are expected to be sufficient to meet this forecast increase in production.At the same event, the global nickel lobby said the metal’s position as the world’s fourth largest and most innovative metal and major consumer product has reinforced its contribution to a sustainable future and should not be derailed by charges against it of toxicity in the workplace. Brussels-based Nickel Institute President, Stephen Barnett, said the industry had disputed and would continue to dispute any moves to classify soluable nickel compounds based on their carcinogen ratings.“A major animal study with nickel metal powder completed in 2008 showed no respiratory cancer after 24-months exposure to 1.6 MMAD nickel particles,” Barnett said. “An earlier but major oral carcinogenicity study with nickel sulphate hexahydrate did not show any systemic carcinogenicity.“We will continue to oppose any such negative classification for any nickel compounds where not supported by sound scientific data. There is inconsistent human refinery data and negative animal and mechanistic data. In terms of toxicological relevance, there are very strict safe work guidelines in place for mining and processing operations, particularly in relation to inhalation and to a lesser extent, skin contact.”Barnett said nickel remained an exceptionally unique metal, with more than 60% of output now being consumed in stainless steel production, and corrosion and heat resisting alloy applications.“It is fundamental to componentry in the power, chemical and petrochemical sectors, LNG tankage, electroplating, in superalloys in turbines, has contributed to aircraft fuel reduction, and is even used in sunglasses and earthquake protection measures,” he said. Nickel also has high intrinsic scrap value as most nickel-containing products have a long life, and 80% of such products in the European Union are collected and recycled at their end-of life.”last_img read more

Sigurdsson announces German squad for Mens EHF EURO 2016

← Previous Story Journalists and fans together for MIZUNO WORLD BEST COACH 2015 Next Story → Serbia without Ilić and Vujin at EHF EURO 2016! EHF EURO 2016germanyPoland 2016 German NT head-coach Dagur Sigurdsson announced roster for the upcoming Men’s EHF EURO 2016 in Poland. Germany will start preparations on December 28 with 17 players. The biggest media attention is linked with the name of Fuchse Berlin goalie Silvio Heinevetter, who stayed out of the squad.GERMAN SQUAD:Goalkeeper: Carsten Lichtlein (VfL Gummersbach), Andreas Wolff (HSG Wetzlar)Left wings: Uwe Gensheimer (Rhein-Neckar Löwen), Rune Dahmke (THW Kiel)Right wings: Steffen Fäth (HSG Wetzlar), Christian Dissinger (THW Kiel), Finn Lemke (SC Magdeburg)Playmaker: Martin Strobel (HBW Balingen-Weilstetten), Niclas Pieczkowski (TuS N-Lübbecke), Simon Ernst (VfL Gummersbach)Right backs: Steffen Weinhold (THW Kiel), Fabian Wiede (Füchse Berlin)Right wings: Patrick Groetzki (Rhein-Neckar Löwen), Tobias Reichmann (KS Vive Tauron Kielce/POL)Line players: Hendrik Pekeler (Rhein-Neckar Löwen), Jannik Kohlbacher (HSG Wetzlar), Erik Schmidt (TSV Hannover-Burgdorf)Reserves: Silvio Heinevetter (Füchse Berlin), Dario Quenstedt (SC Magdeburg), Michael Allendorf (MT Melsungen), Stefan Kneer (Rhein-Neckar Löwen), Julius Kühn (VfL Gummersbach), Paul Drux (Füchse Berlin), Michael Müller (MT Melsungen), Kai Häfner (TSV Hannover-Burgdorf), Johannes Sellin (MT Melsungen), Evgeni Pevnov (VfL Gummersbach), Manuel Späth (Frisch Auf Göppingen) read more

Hummels We gave them two gifts as goals

first_imgBayern Munich’s Mats Hummels was left to rue the two goals that they had conceded against Real Madrid during the second leg of their semi-final tie in the Champions LeagueThe Bundesliga champions were eliminated from the competition on Tuesday night with a Karim Benzema brace providing to be the decisive factor between the sides in their 2-2 draw at the Santiago Bernabeu.Speaking after their exit, Hummels was left to lament the defensive errors that had cost them dearly with goalkeeper Sven Ulreich’s mistake giving Real their second goal on the night and Bayern also made mistakes in the first leg at Munich last week.“Over the two games we gave them two gifts as goals,” said the defender, according to Football-Espana.rb leipzig, bayern munichReport: Bayern are held by Leipzig George Patchias – September 14, 2019 Bayern Munich was held to another draw, this time by RB Leipzig.Bayern Munich finds themselves in the unfamiliar position of sitting third in the…“Real didn’t play at their maximum at all.“This hurts a lot, we had loads of chances in their area. We did manage to score twice but this was one or two less than we merited on the chances we created.“We were the more dangerous side but they made less grave mistakes. But we made a game of it without Arjen Robben, Kingsley Coman, Manuel Neuer, Jerome Boateng and Arturo Vidal.”last_img read more

Mike Misick calls for a vote on Independence in the TCI

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, TCI, June 24, 2016 – Michael Eugene Misick is not letting up and has called on TCIG and the FCO of the United Kingdom to allow the Turks and Caicos to vote on Independence.  It is actually the second call for an independence vote today, following Scotland’s request for the same due to the results of the Brexit Referendum.Scotland voted almost 70% to remain.  Here in the Turks and Caicos, the former Premier congratulated the British on their move to self-determination and admitted he cannot help but want the same for the TCI.  “In light of that decision, I hereby call on the British Government and the Turks and Caicos Government to hold a Referendum in the Turks and Caicos Islands as a matter of urgency to determine whether we should remain a British Colony, especially in light of losing all of the benefits that came with being associated with the EU.”  Premier Rufus Ewing explained that he tried to get a vote in on behalf of the Turks and Caicos when it was first announced that there would be a referendum on whether or not Britain should leave or remain with the European Union.  If he did get that vote as an overseas territory of the UK, Hon Dr Rufus Ewing said he would have chosen to ‘stay because of the benefits the TCI enjoys via EU Grants.The premier was a guest on popular radio show, Expressions on RTC when he confirmed that the funds from the EDF 10 and EDF 11 are safe til 2020; but that there would likely be no new money due to the British vote to exit the EU.Over 17 million or 52% of the voters, who turned out in strong numbers, decided they wanted out.  It is a dominant headline today, the world over as more than 1.2 million voters were the difference between the two sides.  Britain is also now looking for a new Prime Minister after David Cameron announced that he will resign. Related Items:last_img read more

Health officials confirm tuberculosis case at Olympian High School

first_img June 7, 2018 KUSI Newsroom, KUSI Newsroom Health officials confirm tuberculosis case at Olympian High School Posted: June 7, 2018 SAN DIEGO (KUSI) — San Diego County health officials Thursday confirmed a case of tuberculosis at Olympian High School in Chula Vista, and said they were working with Sweetwater Union High School District officials to notify people who may have been exposed.The period of potential exposure was between Feb. 15 and May 15, according to the county Health and Human Services Agency. No details about the patient were released.Tuberculosis is transmitted person-to-person through indoor air during prolonged contact with an infected individual. Most people who are exposed do not become infected, officials said.Free testing for students who may have been exposed will take place 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the school.County public health officer Wilma Wooten recommended that everyone who may have been exposed get tested, even if they aren’t experiencing symptoms.“For anyone infected, early diagnosis and prompt treatment can prevent disease,” she said.Symptoms of active tuberculosis include persistent cough, fever, night sweats and unexplained weight loss. The disease can be treated and cured with antibiotics.The number of annual tuberculosis cases in the county has stabilized in recent years after a previous high mark in the early 1990s. There were 258 cases reported in 2016 and 237 in 2017. So far, 75 cases have been reported in 2018. Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitterlast_img read more

Tensions rise as Imperial Pacific denies payroll problems

first_img Load More RelatedPosts Calls for 10% gaming tax renewed as report reveals Imperial Pacific tax payments of just US$21,000 in 2019 Imperial Pacific pays remaining US$10.5 million balance on annual license fee Imperial Pacific adds to Board of Directors as regulator looks to impose US$375,000 fine for late license fee payment Hong Kong-listed Imperial Pacific International (IPI) has denied any suggestion that it is struggling to pay its staff wages after a delay in the transfer of funds last week – but opponents of the company’s Saipan integrated resort have wasted no time in seizing the opportunity.IPI issued a statement on Friday in which it promised to meet its financial obligations and asked for patience after it was revealed late last week that the company was experiencing payroll delays. “Imperial Pacific International (CNMI) LLC is issuing this statement to inform all stakeholders that Imperial Pacific has been experiencing transfer issues to fund the company’s payroll for the 17 August 2018 pay-period,” IPI said.“Despite the issue, the company paid over 2,000 of hourly employees on time today, Friday. Salaried employees will be paid within the week.“Imperial Pacific intends to meet our obligations and asks for the community’s continued support, patience and understanding.”However, while IPI made the statement readily available to media, Inside Asian Gaming was also sent the same statement from an undisclosed source with the title, “Casino being built on island of Saipan is failing.” The timing of the email is notable given the upcoming CNMI elections in November.Asked for comment, IPI told IAG it was “sad” to see people using the payroll situation to further their personal agenda, adding that “if this project is to fail, there are thousands of families that will have a negative impact to their livelihoods and no one should want that to happen.”It’s been an eventful week for IPI with Chairman Marco Teng stepping down to pursue other interests less than seven months after taking over the role from Mark Brown.The company also confirmed recently that it won’t make its 31 August deadline for completion of Imperial Pacific Resort, with early 2019 now looming as a more likely reality.last_img read more

Bloomberg Markets Reduces Print Frequency

first_img “The re-launch of the magazine also means that several jobs at the magazine will no longer exist in the new year,” writes Micklethwait. “For those employees who are affected, we are helping them find other positions within the company. Our hope is that most of the journalists at Markets will transfer to other jobs in Editorial by the end of the year.” Print frequency will be cut by about half. The magazine will publish the remaining two issues of 2015 in its current format, after which point Ron Henkoff, executive editor since 1999, will depart along with about a dozen other staff members. Editors Joel Weber, Stryker McGuire and Jon Asmundsson have been tasked with developing a prototype of the new Bloomberg Markets ahead of next year’s re-launch. In reducing frequency, the magazine aims to make each issue richer in content, says Micklethwait. Bloomberg Markets, the monthly magazine distributed to all Bloomberg Terminal subscribers, will re-launch in 2016 with a reduced number of issues, says editor-in-chief John Micklethwait in an announcement to Bloomberg’s American-based staff. The change is not expected to affect Bloomberg Businessweek or Bloomberg Pursuits.last_img read more

BREAKING NEWS Rite AidWalgreens To Close In Wilmington

first_imgWILMINGTON, MA — Rite Aid, which recently transitioned its pharmacy to a Walgreens, is closing in Wilmington.The store’s pharmacy is closing on June 26. The entire store, located at 208 Main Street, will be closed shortly thereafter once a storewide clearance sale is held.The pharmacy’s prescriptions will be automatically transferred to the Walgreens in Tewksbury (2341 Main Street) unless a customer requests an alternate pharmacy.In 2017, Rite Aid had 4,536 locations worldwide. Walgreens purchased 1,932 of those locations for $4.4 billion last year and is in the process of closing 600 of them.While the closure was rumored, it was made official when employees recently posted signs in and around the store.Walgreens previously closed in Wilmington back in June 2015. Its former location at 277 Main Street remains empty nearly three years later.The town will be conducting a market analysis along this portion of the Route 38 corridor this summer in an effort to attract new businesses to vacancies in the area.Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedFred’s Pharmacy Coming To Wilmington? Rite Aid To Sell 865 StoresIn “Business”Filling The Vacant Walgreens Property Is A Top Priority For Town’s New Economic Development CommitteeIn “Business”Wilmington’s CVS Pharmacy Hours Are Changing, No Longer 24/7In “Business”last_img read more

Bidhannagar mayor stripped of his powers councillors want him removed

first_imgKolkata: The Trinamool Congress leadership Sunday clipped the wings of Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Mayor Sabyasachi Dutta on the charge of making anti- party statements and handed over his powers to his deputy. The decision was made at an emergency meeting of BMC councillors who urged party supremo Mamata Banerjee to take a call on Dutta’s fate in the party. Senior TMC leader and minister Firhad Hakim was present at the meeting. Also Read – Rs 13,000 crore investment to provide 2 lakh jobs: MamataDutta was not invited at the meeting, in which several councillors expressed their opinion that he should be removed from the mayor’s post, TMC sources said. “Several councillors even threatened to resign if Dutta continues as mayor. However, it was decided that party supremo Mamata Banerjee will take the final call,” said a councillor who attended the meeting. Interestingly, BJP leader Mukul Roy said Dutta is a “popular leader” who plays a role to help the saffron party. Also Read – Lightning kills 8, injures 16 in state TMC sources said it was decided at the meeting that henceforth the BMC’s Deputy Mayor Tapas Chatterjee would handle additional responsibilities and call meetings of councillors, if needed. Several councillors also proposed Chatterjee’s name as the next mayor, but Hakim said such a decision will be taken by Banerjee, the sources said. Chatterjee, a veteran CPI(M) leader of Rajarhat- Newtown area, had switched over to the TMC in 2015. “I would inform our party supremo about the views of the councillors. I won’t say anything else,” Hakim told reporters after the meeting. The BMC has 41 councillors and 39 of them belong to the TMC. A total of 37 TMC councillors attended the meeting. The BMC covers Salt Lake and its adjacent areas. The party leadership was annoyed with Dutta after he participated in an agitation against the state’s power department and slammed the government for not fulfilling the employees’ demands for increasing their salaries. “Being a member of the party, you cannot violate its rules and regulations. It is for Sabyasachi Dutta to decide what he wants,” Hakim had said on Saturday. Dutta, however, dared the party leadership to act against him. “I am following the footsteps of our party supremo Mamata Banerjee. Our party always stands by farmers and workers. Being a trade union leader, I did the same thing,” he told PTI Saturday. Coming out in Dutta’s support, BJP leader Mukul Roy said, “He is a very popular leader and mayor. Just like several other TMC MLAs, he has played a role, which had been helpful towards the BJP,” Roy said. This is not the first time that Dutta rubbed his party up the wrong way. Ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, Roy met Dutta at the latter’s residence fuelling speculations of his switch over to the saffron camp. But Dutta had then dubbed it as a courtesy meeting, which had “nothing to do with politics”. Following this, Mamata Banerjee had asked Hakim and another minister Jyotipriyo Mullick to convene a meeting of BMC councillors to discuss the matter. Dutta had then apologised for hosting Roy at his residence.last_img read more

They need to go where the bucks are Agents on ACTA partnership

first_img<< Previous PostNext Post >> Posted by Thursday, April 18, 2019 This story originally ran in the April 18, 2019 issue of Travelweek magazine. To get Travelweek delivered to your agency for free, subscribe here.TORONTO — The original announcement about ACTA’s new Consortium Partnership with Virtuoso was a complete bungle, and a misunderstanding that the deal was ‘exclusive’ (it wasn’t) initially drew howls of outrage. But while some agents raised an eyebrow at the Virtuoso partnership, many acknowledge that ACTA needs to bring in money. If anyone knows how important it is to survive in tough times and find new revenue streams, it’s travel agents. When Virtuoso first announced the partnership as an ‘exclusive’, competing retail groups including consortia and host agencies were furious, questioning ACTA’s mandate and their own membership.Things calmed down somewhat when ACTA issued an explanation, and an apology for the confusion, in the wake of the Virtuoso announcement. “There is not and never will be exclusivity in the program. Any prior statements claiming so were not accurate or approved by ACTA,” said ACTA Board Chair Mary Jane Hiebert.She added: “Although newly formed and still being finalized, the Consortia program is equally available to all ACTA members. ACTA would welcome discussions with all interested parties.”Hiebert’s statement was a follow up to one issued by ACTA President Wendy Paradis: “ACTA would like to clarify that we do not promote one travel agency organization over another and we do not have an exclusivity agreement with any one Travel Agency, Chain, Consortia or Host Agency that impedes other travel agency organizations from working with us in a similar capacity.”The gate was opened and now everyone has to be allowed in. So will there be any takers? ACTA’s explanation and apology soothed some ruffled feathers, but for some it won’t be enough. Others were still positive. “ACTA is an industry-led organization that advocates on behalf of all of us,” says Christine James, VP Canada, TL Network. “TL Network has a great working relationship with ACTA and our advisors are members. The more advisors associated with the organization, the stronger we all are as a whole, working together in the best interests of the retail travel sector. The support of ACTA is something we all believe in and something we all need.”As part of the Virtuoso agreement, Virtuoso’s 185 Canadian travel agency locations will receive an annual 30% rebate, shouldered by Virtuoso, on their ACTA membership, up to $750. ACTA will also provide Virtuoso members with a 30% discount on the price of Certified Travel Counselor and Certified Travel Manager registration fees.All the heated debate surrounding the Consortium Partnership could even drive up demand for more of the $5,000 partnerships, because no big retail group wants to be outdone by a competitor, especially one as high profile as luxury behemoth Virtuoso, now with $2 billion in sales in Canada and climbing.Flemming Friisdahl, Founder of The Travel Agent Next Door, says: “The reality is that ACTA is a not-for-profit organization, however it still needs to find ways of raising funds to sustain itself. I feel to have this program is not an issue [but] I think the way they have launched it seems odd and a lot to be desired in the order they did it. They should have put the program together, then put it on their site and pushed it with everyone and THEN have found their first organization to launch it with. The way it came around was 100% backwards and very poorly executed.”Friisdahl adds: “It does come back to all agents should be part of ACTA and then there would be no requirements for ACTA to work with supplier or programs like this to raise funds. I am not sure why all agents don’t support ACTA even if they do not agree with everything ACTA does, it is important we have one voice. I have to say the ACTA Board and ACTA President Wendy Paradis certainly are willing to listen and pick up the phone and this is very important.”The Consortium Partnership ushers in a new system of 2-tier retail membership in an association that represents all Canadian travel agency members. The optics aren’t great. But “ACTA like everybody else needs to change its model of business,” says Travel Is owner Ray Warner. Warner was one of the first home-based agents in Nova Scotia, and “stands alone after all of these years as an independent.” He gave up his ACTA membership years ago but still followed the ACTA-Virtuoso developments. “They need to go where the bucks are … I can’t blame ACTA for changing directions.”Opening the Consortium Partnership up to all comers creates “one of those situations where everyone is preferred, so really no one is preferred,” says Niche Travel Group owner Faith Sproule in Dartmouth, NS. However, she adds, “I think that [ACTA] had to make these partnerships to stay top of mind and viable.”ACTA’s high-profile supplier Partnerships are bad enough for many retailers, who years ago fought against allowing suppliers as ACTA members in the first place. ACTA’s supplier Partnerships took those relationships to a new level and stoked long-simmering tensions. And now this Virtuoso partnership crosses over into retail territory.In the words of one industry insider, “ACTA started down this road about seven years ago, getting cash infusions from companies to be named their ‘exclusive partner’ in various categories. They have signed up an airline, car rental company, cruise line, insurance company … a total conflict of interest as ACTA was supposed to represent agents to governments, regulators and suppliers as needed.”As the consortiums have risen to have more size and influence, ACTA’s profile and clout at the front-line agent level has dropped, she adds. “However you still need a strong agency association to represent companies to governments and supplier categories as needed, and also to IATA.”ACTA’s work behind the scenes on behalf of Canadian travel agents runs the gamut, from anti-fraud initiatives that bring together industry stakeholders with the RCMP, to work on the Air Passenger Bill of Rights from a travel agency perspective for submission to the federal government, to consumer media interviews with reporters looking for the travel agent angle.As a not-for-profit trade association, all of ACTA’s resources go towards supporting its work in advocacy, education and promoting the value of travel agents. Share “They need to go where the bucks are”: Agents on ACTA partnership Kathryn Folliott Tags: ACTA, Virtuoso About Latest Posts Kathryn FolliottEditor at TravelweekKathryn is Editor at Travelweek and has worked for the company since 1995. She has travelled to more than 50 countries and counts Hong Kong, Jerusalem, the Swiss Alps and the Galapagos Islands among her favourite destinations. Latest posts by Kathryn Folliott (see all) “They need to go where the bucks are”: Agents on ACTA partnership – April 18, 2019 As the cost of doing business climbs, host agencies, retail groups say they have options – April 4, 2019 As of 2021 Europe-bound clients will need to apply online for a visa waiver and pay a fee – April 3, 2019last_img read more

Australia should match Indonesia on 30 day free tourist visas

first_imgAustralia should match Indonesia on 30 day free tourist visasThe Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) has renewed its call on the Federal Government to match Indonesia’s decision to scrap the $49 fee on Australian tourists on a one month tourist visa.The Indonesian Government has announced the removal of the tourist visa fee for another 90 countries, including Australia, bringing the total to 169 countries.“This is an aggressive strategy by the Indonesian Government to attract 20 million international visitors over the next five years and Australia is being left behind with our increasingly uncompetitive visa system,” said Margy Osmond, TTF CEO.“An Australian travelling to an Indonesian destination like Bali will now incur no fee on a trip of less than a month but when the shoe is on the other foot, an Indonesian traveller coming to Australia is being charged $135 for the same visa.“The Indonesians report that they experienced a 19 per cent increase in visitor numbers after their last round of visa fee waivers in 2015 – this is an absolute no-brainer for Australia to follow suit.“Indonesia is one of Australia’s closest neighbours with a growing middle class population. Yet it is far down the list, at number 12, by the country of origin, for tourists coming to Australia with only 151,700 Indonesians visiting the past 12 months.“The Indonesian tourism market is worth approximately $10.8 billion a year but Australia is only attracting $500 million of that spending – a paltry 5.5 per cent of the Indonesian market.“It’s a big world and travellers have the choice between a destination like Indonesia that won’t charge you for a short-term visit and Australia who will slug you $135 – which one is sending you the strongest message that they want you to visit their country?“The Indonesians recognise the value of Australian tourists by this decision to abolish the visa fee for one month tourist visas. It’s just common sense that Australia should follow suit in abolishing our disincentive for travellers in Indonesia and beyond to visit our country.” Tourism & Transport ForumSource = Tourism & Transport Forumlast_img read more

Fed Meeting Could Result in Increased Interest Rates

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