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New Minister of Tourism for Malaysia

Recent election propels position change New Minister of Tourism for Malaysia

She was considered an extremely efficient and dynamic Minister of Tourism, and she can be credited with many initiatives such as boosting home stays and promoting new tourism activities such as ...

Marthinus van Schalkwyk: South Africa stands out as tourist destination

South African Tourism Marthinus van Schalkwyk: South Africa stands out as tourist destination

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - South Africa stands out as a tourist destination in the world, Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk said.

Jalisco state tourism minister killed in Mexico

Mexico tourism minister shot near Guadalajara Jalisco state tourism minister killed in Mexico

A recently appointed tourism minister in Mexico's western Jalisco state has been assassinated, authorities have said.

Kenya tourism businesses face pre-election blues as more blame is heaped on Mwazo

Let Peace Prevail Kenya tourism businesses face pre-election blues as more blame is heaped on Mwazo

(eTN) – “Finally his time in tourism is coming to an end. Too much of what he did was embroiled in controversy and the things which needed doing were not done.

Minister: Live webcams in tourist hotspots to prove Egypt is safe

Egypt's Tourism Minister: Live webcams in tourist hotspots to prove Egypt is safe

Egypt's tourism minister plans to install live webcams in holiday hotspots to prove the country's industry remains healthy.

The legacy of Gnudi now online

Italy Minister of Tourism and Sport The legacy of Gnudi now online

Mario Masciullo, eTN Italy

ITALY (eTN) - Leadership, jobs, and the south of Italy are the three lines of Tourism Italy in 2020, the Strategic Plan presented at Palazzo Chigi by Minister Piero Gnudi.

Israel Tourism Minister's letter concerning current situation in Israel

Tourism To Israel Israel Tourism Minister's letter concerning current situation in Israel

Dear Friends,

I am writing to update you on the current situation and to thank you sincerely for standing with us during the recent challenging period.

Tourism minister poses with dead deer's testicles on his head

Tourism minister dubbed 'an embarrassment to the country' Tourism minister poses with dead deer's testicles on his head

A Spanish politician has sparked outrage after a picture of him posing on top of a dead deer with its hacked-off testicles perched on top of his head was posted online.

Indian actor returns in his biggest role yet as a tourism minister

Indian Tourism Indian actor returns in his biggest role yet as a tourism minister

NEW DELHI, India - After spending nearly two years in political hibernation, Actor-turned politician Chiranjeevi with 148 films under his belt returns with a bang in the megastar's biggest role ...

South Africa's tourism experienced excellent first half of the year

Tourist numbers to South Africa increase by 10.5 percent South Africa's tourism experienced excellent first half of the year

According to the most recent tourism figures, tourist numbers to South Africa increased by an impressive 10,5% during the first six months of 2012, which is double the global tourism growth rate ...

Seychelles Tourism Minister to address World Routes Abu Dhabi Forum

Minister to speak on importance of regional cooperation Seychelles Tourism Minister to address World Routes Abu Dhabi Forum

It has been confirmed by the World Routes Organization that Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism & Culture, will address the World Routes Abu Dhabi Forum next week on ...

Air Berlin cancels summer series to Mombasa

Kenyan Coast Tourism Air Berlin cancels summer series to Mombasa

By Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - Bad news for Kenya's coast tourism just keeps piling up, with Air Berlin announcing their plans to shelve Mombasa from their summer 2013 program.

Minister: Tourism Police understaffed, not able to enforce new smoking ban

New smoking ban goes into effect next week in Lebanon Minister: Tourism Police understaffed, not able to enforce new smoking ban

BEIRUT, Lebanon - Tourism Minister Fadi Abboud warned Tuesday that the ranks of the Tourism Police are severely understaffed, and he may not have enough officers to enforce the new smoking ban ...

Egypt goes after Chinese tourists

Chinese Tourism To Egypt Growing Egypt goes after Chinese tourists

CAIRO, Egypt - Egypt's Tourism Minister Mohamed Hisham Zaazou said on Sunday that several meetings with the Chinese tourist sector will be held during Morsi's visit to Beijing to increase the ...

UNWTO preparations in Zambia

Zambia struggles to prepare for World Tourism Organization UNWTO preparations in Zambia

Gill Staden, eTN Zambia

(eTN) – Zambia’s Minister of Tourism changed for fourth time since September of last year, having dire consequences on preparations for the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) meeting in ...

Egypt's tourism minister denies he will become vice-president

Minister predicts surge in tourism revenues by the end of 2012 Egypt's tourism minister denies he will become vice-president

Egypt's tourism minister Mounir Fakhry Abdel-Nour has denied local media claims he will become the country's next vice-president, the London-based As-Sharq Al-Awsat newspaper reported on ...

Minister: Domestic unrest, turmoil in Syria do not affect tourism in Lebanon

Lebanon's summer tourism season not affected by unrest Minister: Domestic unrest, turmoil in Syria do not affect tourism in Lebanon

BEIRUT, Lebanon - Lebanon's tourism minister said the crucial summer tourism season would not be badly damaged by growing domestic unrest and turmoil in neighbouring Syria, and forecast revenues ...

New Tourism Minister pledges to cleanse Tanzania's tarnished image

Kagesheki gets handover report from sacked predecessor New Tourism Minister pledges to cleanse Tanzania's tarnished image

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - Disgraced former Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism Ezekiel Maige had to return one last time to the ministry he brought into disrepute, in the end costing him his job, when he had ...

Kenya’s new Tourism Minister locks horns with media

Minister a no-show at e-Tourism Conference Kenya’s new Tourism Minister locks horns with media

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - In an unwarranted broadside against the media and their reporting, the recently-appointed new Tourism Minister of Kenya, Dan Mwazo, has done more harm than good to his cause to promote ...

Former Seychelles President visits new Minister for Tourism

Maintain visibility of the islands across the world Former Seychelles President visits new Minister for Tourism

Sir James Mancham, the first President of the Republic of Seychelles who is credited to have launched the island’s tourism industry in the early 70s, paid a courtesy call on Alain St.Ange, the ...

Lebanon tourism focusing on new trends

Talking to Mr. Fady Abboud, Minister of Tourism, Lebanon Lebanon tourism focusing on new trends

Elisabeth Lang, eTN

(eTN) - The Lebanon Ministry of Tourism is focusing on a new trend of tourism - sustainable tourism - in order to promote economically and socially the different regions of Lebanon all year round. ...

Kenya’s Tourism Minister Najib Balala sacked

Cabinet Reshuffled Kenya’s Tourism Minister Najib Balala sacked

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - A cabinet reshuffle announced this afternoon in Nairobi revealed that Kenya’s successful and widely-respected Minister of Tourism, presently also the Chairman of the UNWTO Executive ...

Minister: French tourist killing a random act not directed at foreigners

French Tourist Killed In Egypt Minister: French tourist killing a random act not directed at foreigners

The killing of a French tourist on Saturday in the Red Sea resort city of Sharm El-Sheikh was a “random act” and not directed against foreigners, Egyptian Minister of Tourism Mounir Fakhry ...

Minister bungee-jumps from Victoria Falls to prove it is safe

Zambia's tourism minister doing hands-on damage control Minister bungee-jumps from Victoria Falls to prove it is safe

Zambia's tourism minister bungee-jumped from Victoria Falls to reassure tourists the activity is safe after an Aussie backpacker's rope snapped last week.

Saint Lucia tourism minister calls all hands on deck

Saint Lucia Tourism Saint Lucia tourism minister calls all hands on deck

CASTRIES, Saint Lucia - Saint Lucia's new tourism minister says renewed emphasis will be placed on tourism, the island's top foreign exchange earner, so the industry can continue to lead economic ...

Bartlett: Upcoming winter season looks good for Jamaica

Jamaica's Tourism Bartlett: Upcoming winter season looks good for Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Prospects for the local tourism industry remain positive, despite the downturn in the sector globally, with some 1,044,137 airlift seats secured for the upcoming winter ...

Trinidad and Tobago’s state of emergency

Executive Interview with Tourism Minister Trinidad and Tobago’s state of emergency

Johnson Johnrose

Trinidad & Tobago are suffering from a current state of emergency and curfew.

New airport terminal coming to Antigua and Barbuda

Speaking with Tourism Minister John Maginley New airport terminal coming to Antigua and Barbuda

Johnson Johnrose

At the ongoing World Travel Market in London, Johnson Johnrose of the Caribbean Tourism Organization, met up with Antigua & Barbuda’s Tourism Minister John Maginley.

Grenada’s Tourism Minister discusses airline subsidy and shareholder issues

Executive Interview with Peter David Grenada’s Tourism Minister discusses airline subsidy and shareholder issues

Johnson Johnrose

Grenada Tourism Minister Peter David spoke with Johnson Johnrose of the Caribbean Tourism Organization at the World Travel Market in London.

Jamaica Tourism Minister calls for common Caribbean travel visa

Interview with Ed Bartlett Jamaica Tourism Minister calls for common Caribbean travel visa

Johnson Johnrose

What would a common travel visa do for tourism in the Caribbean? Johnson Johnrose of the Caribbean Tourism Organization spoke with Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Ed Bartlett on this topic.

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