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Phil talks about his transformation from working for decades with Tauck World Discovery to now, where he and Keith Baron, another former Tauck employee have created a consulting service to support ...
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We’ll meet iconic advertising genius, Allen Rosenshine, the architect of one the largest ad agency mergers ever undertaken and the author of Funny Business: Moguls, Mobsters, Megastars and the ...
President James Michel, the Commander-in-Chief, has decorated 17 officers of the Topaz with the medal of the Order of Honor of the Seychelles People’s Defense Forces for the heroic action they ...
Seven years ago and on my way by train to Berlin from Frankfurt, I met with people from Pakistan going to ITB.
A few years ago during a conference in Jordan, one Indian delegate said to the audience, “You know that Indians who speak fluent English are more than the population of England and USA ...
Wolfgang H. Thome, long-time eTurboNews ambassador, spoke with Dr.
Eight months after returning to his Portuguese roots to take up the post of chief executive officer at Vila Vita Portugal hotel group, responsible for the Vila Vita Parc resort in the Algarve and ...
A year ago, Puttipong Prasartthong-Osoth took over from his father the destiny of Bangkok Airways.
German national carrier Lufthansa has a very clear service philosophy: “We are a full service premium carrier offering the right product and service to all various segments of travelers.
Be it for the integration of social search into online travel to Google’s algorithms and Google Labs, to the progression of technology and innovation in the travel industry, there are numerous ...
ETurboNews spoke with Mr.
The nature of the lodging business is that there are always peaks and troughs of demand related to the supply available in any given market.
The Boutique & Lifestyle segment has emerged through a maze of big brands and frequent guest programs to become a prominent lodging category, highly sought after by consumers and investors ...
Revenue management professionals have had to combat several critical issues over the last year or so.
Germans are the world’s biggest spenders on international travel (source: UNWTO, 2008). But the outbound travel market has not been showing any signs of real recovery in 2010.
A recent report, published on NielsenWire, indicated that time spent on social networking sites has increased from 3 hours per month to 5.5 hours per month in the last year alone, representing a ...
The first T.20 Ministers’ Meeting was held in Johannesburg, South Africa, from February 22-24, 2010 to address tourism and its role in the global economies.
They are some of the best-known icons of Indonesia’s tourism.
ETurboNews recently had the opportunity to catch up with the vice president of development for the Middle East and Africa of the Intercontinental Hotel Group, Mr. Phil Kasselis, and with Mr.
The revelation that Nigerian national, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, who allegedly planned to blow up a transatlantic aircraft on December 25, was trained by al-Qaeda in Yemen, placed intense ...
The Florida Huddle 2010 was a true success for Florida tourism and its host city of Clearwater. Thanks in part to the efforts by D.T.
The government of Seychelles, through the minister responsible, the Hon.
Recent incidents at the places of worship have tarnished Malaysia’s image of a harmonious multi-ethnic, multi-religious society.
Over the years, there have been intense debates about whether the short-haul, low-cost concept can be extended into long-haul operations.
A recent interview given by Mr. Alain St. Ange, Seychelles Tourist Board Director of Marketing and eTN Ambassador, is reproduced here with his kind permission for the benefit of our readers:
The third phase of Smile - the School Tourism Education Program - will be launched during the next semester (February/March, 2010) in Al-Ahsa.
LONDON (eTN) – The president and CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council, Jean Claude Baumgarten, explains for eTurboNews how his organization is involved in the fight against global ...
In this down market the gay and lesbian travel market has been one area of growth in the tourism and travel industry.
Figures released by Fiji Tourism this week show the destination welcomed a total of 53,138 international visitors in October 2009, a 7.2 percent increase on the 49,586 achieved for the same period ...
He looks rather shy with his soft-spoken voice and courteous manners. However, Surahon Svetasreni, 56 years old, is not a newcomer to the Tourism Authority of Thailand.
Being one of the leading voices of Iraqi tourism and a crusader of the return that country's pillaged and looted antiquities might sound like a thankless task. But to Bahaa Mayah, its a ...
With 78.45 million international travelers in year 2008, France remains the world’s most visited destination, far ahead of the United States (58.03 million) and Spain (57.3 million).
The official appointment of Suraphon Svetasreni as the new governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) was an opportunity for Tourism and Sports Minister Chumpol Silpa-archa to reiterate ...
The dawn of a new year almost always means hopes for a better year than the year that has just passed.
I know that David Beirman would have expected my response having been kind enough to quote me - so here goes.
Climate change is a ticking time bomb for global food security, Olivier De Schutter, the United Nations special rapporteur on the right to food, has said.
While in Brussels recently on the day SN joined the global Star Alliance, opportunity arose to pose a couple of questions to Mr.
It is a silent revolution but it is a real one. For years, airlines in Southeast Asia have been considered by politicians in power as a tool to national identity and eventually economic ...
Singapore considers itself as a primary tourism destination thanks to the increasing number of attractions available to visitors.
Commenting of his week-long trip to the Caribbean islands of Trinidad and Tobago, Cuba and Jamaica, Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete said his country has a lot to learn from the Caribbean beach ...
The Seychelles took stock of the world economic crisis and reacted to mitigate the effects by handing over the control of their main industry over to the private sector.
Notwithstanding a dip in visitor numbers this year, the Atlantic archipelago of the Azores is holding its own according to the region’s newly-appointed tourism chief, Miguel Cymbron, a man with ...
As air transport will look back at 2009 as its gloomiest year in decades, Swiss Airlines sounds incredibly optimistic.
Ralph Kaiser, president, CEO, and chairman of Universal Air Travel Plan (UATP) joins Sandy Dhuyvetter on BusinessTravelRADIO.
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