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Canned lion hunting: The dark shadow of South Africa’s wildlife tourism industry

Canned lion hunting: The dark shadow of South Africa’s wildlife tourism industry

By Martina Polley

Our vision of a lion is that of a majestic animal, carrying an impressive golden or black mane as he roams wild and free across the open plains.

National Tour Association renews Travel Agent Program

National Tour Association renews Travel Agent Program

LEXINGTON, Kentucky — Travel agents will be back in the mix at Travel Exchange ’15.

Tourism Ambassador inspired by Air Seychelles flights to Tanzania

Tourism Ambassador inspired by Air Seychelles flights to Tanzania

By Apolinari Tairo, eTN Tanzania Correspondent

TANZANIA (eTN) - Two weeks before Air Seychelles launches it’s first-ever twice-weekly flights to Tanzania, the Seychelles Honorary Consul and the Tourism Ambassador for Seychelles in Tanzania, ...

Rex Johnson, Mike McCartney and now Ronald Williams in charge of the Hawaii Tourism Authority

Hawaii Tourism Authority appoints new Interim President and CEO Rex Johnson, Mike McCartney and now Ronald Williams in charge of the Hawaii Tourism Authority

The message from the Hawaii Tourism Authority today is Mahalo Mike McCartney, Aloha and welcome Ronald Williams as our new CEO and president.

San Francisco’s holiday lights, sights and decorations

San Francisco’s holiday lights, sights and decorations

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - San Francisco is a city aglow during the holiday season, with decorations and activities that add to the city’s natural scenic beauty and magical atmosphere.

Expedia to sell airline branded fares in 2015

Expedia to sell airline branded fares in 2015

BELLEVUE, WA - Expedia announced that it will begin offering customers the ability to search for and purchase branded fares from select airlines in 2015.

Winter update: Cold in Midwest, East to ease in early December

Winter update: Cold in Midwest, East to ease in early December

A shift in the weather pattern in early December will deliver some relief for the 200 million people across the United States being blasted by bitter air.

Thanksgiving travel: Storm may slow early travel as 46 million take to roads

Thanksgiving travel: Storm may slow early travel as 46 million take to roads

Cold air will be less intense and much less widespread across the nation during the week of Thanksgiving, but there will still be a few travel trouble spots including areas of winterlike ...

Jamaica: Outlook for tourism sector remains positive

Jamaica: Outlook for tourism sector remains positive

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica - With year-to date arrivals figures trending above those recorded in 2013, Jamaica remains on target to again welcome well over two million stopover visitors this year.

First Citadines Apart'hotel in South Korea opens in 2015

First Citadines Apart'hotel in South Korea opens in 2015

SINGAPORE - CapitaLand's wholly-owned serviced residence business unit, The Ascott Limited (Ascott), has secured a contract to manage its first Citadines Apart' hotel in South Korea.

Forget Boeing! Delta goes with Airbus: $14 billion aircraft order sealed

Forget Boeing! Delta goes with Airbus: $14 billion aircraft order sealed

Keeping the jobs at home? This is not really a priority for US-based Delta Air Lines these days.

Putting the squeeze on Mozambique to stop elephant slaughter

Wildlife and Adventure tourism at risk Putting the squeeze on Mozambique to stop elephant slaughter

By Lisa Johnston

In the dead of night a group of men hack the meat from a corpse using rusted machetes and pocket knives.

First India hotel employs face recognition technology

First India hotel employs face recognition technology

By Anil Mathur, eTN India Correspondent

INDIA (eTN) - In a major technological development for the booming Indian hospitality industry, reflecting international cooperation as well, the Lemon Tree Premier up-scale hotel in the sensitive ...

World Travel & Tourism Council President to be Keynote Speaker at IIPT World Symposium

International Institute for Peace through Tourism honors legacies of Nelson Mandela, Mahatma Gandhi & Martin Luther King, Jr. World Travel & Tourism Council President to be Keynote Speaker at IIPT World Symposium

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - IIPT Founder and President, Louis D’Amore announced today that David Scowsill, President and CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), will be a keynote ...

Science should dictate Ebola response

Science should dictate Ebola response

WASHINGTON, DC - US Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on legislation introduced in Congress that would impose a partial ban on travel from African ...

New Business Development Manager for GTA travel wholesaler in Canada

New Business Development Manager for GTA travel wholesaler in Canada

GTA, one of the world’s largest travel wholesalers, has appointed a new Business Development Manager to build relationships with the wholesale travel trade in Canada.

Reunion Island publishes list of Indian travel agencies facilitating visa waivers

Reunion Island publishes list of Indian travel agencies facilitating visa waivers

New visa waivers are in effect since August this year for Indian citizens wishing to visit Reunion Island for a period not exceeding 15 days, and insider sources from the island are confirming an ...

Experts offers tips for holiday air travel

Experts offers tips for holiday air travel

HOUSTON, TX - Holiday travel season is nearly here, and today AIG Travel provided tips for navigating challenging holiday air travel experiences.

Airbus and UNESCO partner on global student challenge

Airbus and UNESCO partner on global student challenge

Airbus and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) have signed a formal partnership supporting Airbus’ global student challenge, Fly Your Ideas.

Barry Manilow will hit the road ONE LAST TIME!

Barry Manilow will hit the road ONE LAST TIME!

NEW YORK, NY - Barry Manilow announced today that he is going to "hit the road" and perform concerts across North America ONE LAST TIME! The music legend will launch his multiple-city ONE LAST ...

Regional economic climates to drive air, hotel and transportation price changes in 2015

Regional economic climates to drive air, hotel and transportation price changes in 2015

NEW YORK, NY - The American Express Global Business Travel Forecast 2015 predicts air, hotel and ground transportation prices to be neutral to slightly higher across all regions in 2015.

PATA supports 'Brisbane Global Cafe'

PATA supports 'Brisbane Global Cafe'

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is honoured to have been a supporting partner of the Brisbane Global Cafe-Tourism’s New Frontiers.

United Airlines extends relationship with Cleveland Browns

United Airlines extends relationship with Cleveland Browns

CLEVELAND, OH – United Airlines has extended its relationship with the Cleveland Browns, building on its ongoing service to the Cleveland area and the team.

Compensation for travel management professionals up 6 percent

Compensation for travel management professionals up 6 percent

ALEXANDRIA, VA - The majority of travel buyers (72 percent) are satisfied with their salaries, with average total compensation climbing six percent higher this year to $112,000, according to ...

Xanterra files for preliminary injunction to keep visitor services open at Grand Canyon

Xanterra files for preliminary injunction to keep visitor services open at Grand Canyon

DENVER, CO - Xanterra Parks & Resorts is the country's largest and oldest national park concessioner and has received numerous awards from the National Park Service (NPS) for its work in the ...

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