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ICTP President to moderate IIPT panel at World Travel Market

ICTP President to moderate IIPT panel at World Travel Market

STOWE, Vermont, USA – Professor Geoffrey Lipman, President of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP), will be the moderator at this year’s IIPT World Travel Market event, ...

Madrid Convention Bureau welcomes new partners

Madrid Convention Bureau welcomes new partners

The Madrid Convention Bureau welcomed 12 new companies that recently became partners of the Madrid Convention Bureau:

- Restaurante-Tablao flamenco Cantares

New Lufthansa Consulting advisory board

New Lufthansa Consulting advisory board

Lufthansa Consulting and its shareholder Lufthansa Commercial Holding have constituted a new advisory committee for the company and established a high-caliber consultatory body.

Tourism veteran will handle US East Coast for Brazilian Tourism Board

Tourism veteran will handle US East Coast for Brazilian Tourism Board

NEW YORK, New York – The Brazilian Tourism Board (EMBRATUR) has appointed Miguel Jeronimo as account manager at the East Coast Office, based in NYC. Mr.

AKWAABA ends on a high note despite Ebola crisis

AKWAABA ends on a high note despite Ebola crisis

By Denis Gathanju, Safari Communications

AKWAABA 2014 was largely overshadowed by the Ebola crisis in West Africa.

Christian Sack appointed General Manager, Raffles Beijing

Christian Sack appointed General Manager, Raffles Beijing

Peter French, President, Raffles Hotels & Resorts, has announced the appointment of Christian Sack as General Manager, Raffles Beijing.

Christian moves within the Raffles family to ...

PATA CEO featured on IIPT panel at World Travel Market

"Cultivating Sustainable and Peaceful Communities and Nations " PATA CEO featured on IIPT panel at World Travel Market

STOWE, Vermont, USA – Martin Craigs, CEO, Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), will be a featured speaker at this year’s IIPT World Travel Market (WTM) event “Cultivating Sustainable ...

Choice Hotels announces key addition to its Board of Directors

Choice Hotels announces key addition to its Board of Directors

ROCKVILLE, MD - Choice Hotels International today announced a key addition to its Board of Directors.

Blow for former Blackwater tsar as Kenya Civil Aviation pulls air service license

Blow for former Blackwater tsar as Kenya Civil Aviation pulls air service license

By Prof. Wolfgang H. Thome, Ph.D., eTN Africa Correspondent

“No Blackwater shenanigans in Kenya” appears to be the message sent out by Kenya’s Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) when news emerged that Kijipwa Aviation Limited, a locally-incorporated ...

 Rwanda Head of Tourism to be featured on IIPT panel at World Travel Market

Amb. Yamina Karitanyi to speak at WTM Rwanda Head of Tourism to be featured on IIPT panel at World Travel Market

STOWE, Vermont, USA – Amb Yamina Karitanyi, Head of Tourism and Conservation, Rwanda, will be a featured speaker at this year’s International Institute for Peace Through Tourism (IIPT) World ...

Taos Ski Valley adds Chief Hospitality Officer

Taos Ski Valley adds Chief Hospitality Officer

TAOS SKI VALLEY, NM - Taos Ski Valley has named Steven Rose as its new chief hospitality officer.

Tourism Outlook Seminar to focus on enhancing social and economic impact

Jamaica Tourism stakeholders meet Tourism Outlook Seminar to focus on enhancing social and economic impact

KINGSTON, Jamaica – An impressive cadre of local, regional and international tourism stakeholders will converge in Montego Bay next month to share ideas, examine best practices, and discuss ...

EIBTM launches new initiative for association planners

EIBTM launches new initiative for association planners

“I can only congratulate the EIBTM Team for having launched "MY ASSOCIATION/MY CLUB," this new initiative is fully answering and definitively taking more care of the Association Planner’s ...

Sri Lanka Tourism Director featured on IIPT panel at World Travel Market

Director Hiran Cooray Sri Lanka Tourism Director featured on IIPT panel at World Travel Market

STOWE, Vermont – Hiran Cooray, Director, Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority and Chairman, Jetwing Hotels Ltd., will be a featured speaker at this year’s International Institute for Peace ...

Chapman Freeborn announces appointment of new US president

Chapman Freeborn announces appointment of new US president

Chapman Freeborn Airchartering is delighted to announce the promotion of Darren Banham to the position of president of its US business.

Virtual tour of UK/Ireland region to be travel event’s industry first

Virtual tour of UK/Ireland region to be travel event’s industry first

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, has linked up with US-based VPiX to produce an interactive 360-degree tour of the UK and Ireland region which will be used to ...

Kensington Tours appoints travel industry veteran

Kensington Tours appoints travel industry veteran

WILMINGTON, Delaware – Kensington Tours (www.kensingtontours.com) is pleased to announce the appointment of a new ...

Top 9 reasons to attend EITBM

Top 9 reasons to attend EITBM

Demand is high at EIBTM, so much so that event organizers are having to add spaces to accommodate requests.

HSMAI Americas names Otto as HSMAI Brazil Chapter Managing Director

HSMAI Americas names Otto as HSMAI Brazil Chapter Managing Director

McLEAN, Virginia – Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) Americas has named Gabriela Otto as Managing Director of the HSMAI Brazil Chapter.

World Travel Market explores the taxing issue of duty-free retail therapy

World Travel Market explores the taxing issue of duty-free retail therapy

A debate at World Travel Market this year, hosted by Tax Free World Association, will look in detail at the duty free and travel retail industry, which is now worth over $60 billion in worldwide ...

NEW #BeAwesome #EIBTM14 campaign launches

NEW #BeAwesome #EIBTM14 campaign launches

“EIBTM is not just about business, we are probably the single biggest industry community event with some 15,000 of us in Barcelona over much of the week, there will be a big buzz on the show ...

India gets new Tourism of Ministry Secretary

India gets new Tourism of Ministry Secretary

By Anil Mathur, eTN India Correspondent

INDIA (eTN) - Arvind Mayaram has been appointed the new Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism in India. He succeeds Parvez Dewan, who retires on October 31, 2014.

Leading global travel event marks 35th anniversary with 35 reasons to attend

Leading global travel event marks 35th anniversary with 35 reasons to attend

Since World Travel Market (WTM) first opened its doors in 1980, the exhibition has continued to grow, relocating from Olympia to Earl’s Court to ExCeL - London.

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