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Community Development takes center stage at World Tourism Day 2014

Community Development takes center stage at World Tourism Day 2014

The tourism sector’s contribution to communities’ empowerment as one of the pillars of sustainable development was at the heart of this year’s World Tourism Day celebrations.

Starwood Hotels and Resorts will relocate from the USA to India

Starwood Hotels and Resorts will relocate from the USA to India

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc today announced that it will relocate its global headquarters from the United States to India in March 2015 for a month-long immersion.

Business travelers want latest technology and best gadgets

Business travelers want latest technology and best gadgets

A survey from hotel solutions provider HRS, conducted with the Fraunhofer IAO, has revealed that smartphones, tablets and corresponding apps are essential companions for many travelers today.

Boeing, Air China celebrate carrier's first 747-8 Intercontinental

Boeing, Air China celebrate carrier's first 747-8 Intercontinental

EVERETT, WA - Boeing and Air China today celebrated the delivery of the airline's first 747-8 Intercontinental.

Supermodel to receive World Tourism Humanitarian Award

Supermodel to receive World Tourism Humanitarian Award

The World Tourism Humanitarian Award is being presented “in recognition of Petra Nemcova's inspiring philanthropic initiative and vision in creating Happy Hearts Fund in 2006.

Europe, Eurasia and Middle East: Global Growth Companies

World economics and tourism Europe, Eurasia and Middle East: Global Growth Companies

ISTANBUL, Turkey – Twenty-eight companies from Europe, Eurasia, and the Middle East have been recognized as fast-growing companies, representing a broad cross-section of industry sectors.

Tourism Ministers of Congo, Benin, Seychelles, Madagascar & Ivory Coast meet in Paris

Tourism Ministers of Congo, Benin, Seychelles, Madagascar & Ivory Coast meet in Paris

Tourism Ministers from the Congo - Josue Rodrigue Ngouonimba, Benin - Jean-Michel Abimbola, Seychelles - Alain St.Ange, Madagascar - Benjamina Ramanantso,a and the Ivory Coast - Roger Kacou met in ...

Hilton Worldwide achieves ISO 50001 certification

Hilton Worldwide implements ISO 50001 energy management system globally Hilton Worldwide achieves ISO 50001 certification

MCLEAN, VA - Hilton Worldwide today announced that, following a comprehensive upgrade to its LightStayTM global environmental management system, more than 4,200 of its properties around the world ...

MSC Cruises launches new 'Inclusive Experiences'

MSC Cruises launches new 'Inclusive Experiences'

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - MSC Cruises, one of the fastest growing cruise lines in the world, announced today that it has launched Inclusive Experiences, a new pricing structure in which guests choose ...

Regional integration in Eurasia and the Middle East are key to growth and stability

Regional integration in Eurasia and the Middle East are key to growth and stability

A more integrated Middle East and Eurasia will lead to peace and stability in the region, just as the European Union project that started following the end of the Second World War, said Ali ...

UN mission readies to start work as Ebola death toll surpasses 3000

UN mission readies to start work as Ebola death toll surpasses 3000

NEW YORK,NY - The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) today said it is intensifying its cooperation with a wide range of partners trying to accelerate work on experimental therapies and ...

Killing of Guinean journalists raising Ebola awareness condemned

Killing of Guinean journalists raising Ebola awareness condemned

NEW YORK, NY - The head of the United Nations agency mandated to defend press freedom today deplored the deaths of three journalists killed while reporting on an Ebola aid mission in south-eastern ...

ICTP supports World Tourism Day

Calls for Community Engagement in Climate Resilience as a Key to a Green Growth Future ICTP supports World Tourism Day

More than one hundred tourism boards from around the globe, private and public, national and regional, form the Hawaii, Seychelles, Bali and Brussels-based International Coalition of Tourism ...

Game changer: Japanese tsunami the result of a submarine landslide?

Game changer: Japanese tsunami the result of a submarine landslide?

The Japan tsunami may have been the result of a giant landslide. A new study was led by Stephan Grilli, an oceanographer at the University of Rhode Island, Narragansett Bay.

Today is the day: The world is celebrating travel and tourism!

World Tourism Day 2014 is today - in Guadalajara, Mexico Today is the day: The world is celebrating travel and tourism!

Today is all about Travel and Tourism, Transportation, Peace Through Tourism, Green Growth, the Environment - and all the good the world's largest industry is doing for mankind, entertainment, ...

Treatment for Ebola by using whole blood or plasma from recovered patients?

Ebola: Experimental therapies Treatment for Ebola by using whole blood or plasma from recovered patients?

The Ebola virus disease currently has no vaccines or medicines approved by national regulatory authorities for use in humans, save for the purpose of compassionate care.

Ebola: UN mission readies to start work as virus death toll surpasses 3,000

Ebola: UN mission readies to start work as virus death toll surpasses 3,000

The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) today said it is intensifying its cooperation with a wide range of partners trying to accelerate work on experimental therapies and vaccines as ...

Top Resa sees Reunion Island Tourism forge stronger ties with airlines

Top Resa sees Reunion Island Tourism forge stronger ties with airlines

There is no better place to talk business than a major tourism trade fair, and there are no better partners for an island destination than airlines to sit down with.

Adventure, challenge and meeting the Reunion Island stand team

Top Resa 2014 Report from Reunion Island Tourism Adventure, challenge and meeting the Reunion Island stand team

After the first day during which Reunion Island Tourism (IRT) presented its technological innovations on Wednesday, September 24, 2014, the Honorary Reunion Island Ambassadors of Mega Mascarun ...

UN chief: ‘The world can and must stop Ebola – now'

UN chief: ‘The world can and must stop Ebola – now'

NEW YORK, NY - “The world can and must stop Ebola – now,” Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told world leaders gathered at a special meeting held today at the United Nations to speed up the ...

G7 foreign ministers issue statement on Ebola

G7 foreign ministers issue statement on Ebola

BERLIN, Germany - G7 foreign ministers issued the following statement today:

Reunion Island launches innovations at Top Resa

Reunion Island launches innovations at Top Resa

Reunion 360 was during the just-ended Top Resa tourism trade fair in Paris given a resounding thumbs up by Frederic Vanhoutte, President of Travel d’Or.

French Association of Travel Professionals President meets Seychelles Tourism Minister

French Association of Travel Professionals President meets Seychelles Tourism Minister

Jean-Pierre Mas, the President of the SNAV, the French Association of Travel Professionals, and Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, made time at ...

Egypt Tourism Office becomes travel event sponsor

Egypt Tourism Office becomes travel event sponsor

Egypt's logo and its tag line "where it all begins" will appear on all online and direct mail promotional materials as the official sponsor for World Travel Market’s (WTM) registration for the ...

Singapore Airlines improves Australia and NZ service

Singapore Airlines improves Australia and NZ service

Singapore Airlines is taking advantage of two notable partnerships to improve airlift to and from Australia and New Zealand.

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