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Bold action by London Heathrow to reduce vehicle emissions

Bold action by London Heathrow to reduce vehicle emissions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019 06:01 0

London Heathrow has announced it is getting ready to introduce a set of tough new measures to protect local air quality, reduce congestion and tackle ... Read More

Catalan Tourist Board launches UK campaign to promote Year of Cultural Tourism 2019

Catalan Tourist Board launches UK campaign to promote Year of Cultural Tourism 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019 01:30 0

The Catalan Tourist Board is targeting UK consumers with a new campaign to drive awareness of its cultural product during the Year of Cultural Tourism ... Read More

International cooperation between Seychelles and a Baltic Island: Minister Dogley visits German beach clean-up project

International cooperation between Seychelles and a Baltic Island: Minister Dogley visits German beach clean-up project

editor editor- May 23, 2019 22:39 0

The Seychelles Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine; Didier Dogley, in the company of the Honorary Consul General for the Seychelles in Germany, ... Read More

Visitors showed Anguilla the love this winter

Visitors showed Anguilla the love this winter

editor editor- May 23, 2019 20:51 0

*Island Enjoys Record-Breaking Winter Season* Anguilla welcomed guests from around the world this winter, resulting in the island’s best winter season in over 27 years. ... Read More

Anguilla celebrates June as Spa & Wellness Month with Move Ya Body campaign

Anguilla celebrates June as Spa & Wellness Month with Move Ya Body campaign

editor editor- May 23, 2019 20:41 0

The Anguilla Tourist Board (ATB) has announced that the entire month of June will be designated as Spa & Wellness Month, where residents and visitors ... Read More

The “Triple Excellence in Nightlife” lands in Ibiza

The “Triple Excellence in Nightlife” lands in Ibiza

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019 19:15 0

In a recent meeting of members of the association "Ocio de Ibiza" (Ibiza's Nightlife Association), affiliated to the International Nightlife Association, several of its members ... Read More

ICCA UK & Ireland members stridently confident and upbeat about political challenges

ICCA UK & Ireland members stridently confident and upbeat about political challenges

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019 17:50 0

Venue and destination members of the ICCA UK & Ireland Chapter voiced positive attitudes and commitment to the challenges of Brexit and ongoing political uncertainty ... Read More

Global luxury travel brands confirm increasing business at ILTM Latin America 2019

Global luxury travel brands confirm increasing business at ILTM Latin America 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 20:05 0

ILTM Latin America 2019 confirmed a dynamic outbound Brazilian and Latin America luxury travel market last week (14 – 17 May) when 400 global luxury ... Read More

Memorial Day traffic study finds dire economic cost, public support for user fees

Memorial Day traffic study finds dire economic cost, public support for user fees

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 19:05 0

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday released a survey finding that Americans avoided an estimated 47.5 million auto trips due to highway congestion in 2018—costing ... Read More

UNWTO Secretary-General on official visit to Italy, deepening  partnership

UNWTO Secretary-General on official visit to Italy, deepening partnership

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 18:40 0

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Zurab Pololikashvili, has arrived in Rome to begin a first visit to Italy as head of the ... Read More

4000 tourism leaders will meet at Uzakrota Travel Summit Istanbul

4000 tourism leaders will meet at Uzakrota Travel Summit Istanbul

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 18:10 0

Uzakrota Travel Summit, an important international tourism sector event, will be organized for the 6th time in Istanbul. The Summit will take place at the ... Read More

Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa expands horizon for African Tourism Board

Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa expands horizon for African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2019 04:37 0

The Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa (PMAESA) with members in 9 African Countries joined the African Tourism Board today. PMAESA is a ... Read More

In the footsteps of Leonardo in France: The enigma of the Last Supper tapestry

In the footsteps of Leonardo in France: The enigma of the Last Supper tapestry

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 21, 2019 21:45 0

This is the title of the study day that was held at the Vatican Museums at the end of the restoration of the famous tapestry ... Read More

ICCA: Colombia is in top 30 countries for meetings tourism

ICCA: Colombia is in top 30 countries for meetings tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 20:04 0

The annual ranking by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) revealed that Colombia is included in the top 30 countries who host international congresses. ... Read More

UNWTO: International tourism numbers and confidence on the rise

UNWTO: International tourism numbers and confidence on the rise

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 18:42 0

The latest issue of the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer from the World Tourism Organization shows that international tourism continued to grow over the first quarter ... Read More

BestCities launch Inspiring Young Leaders program

BestCities launch Inspiring Young Leaders program

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 18:40 0

BestCities Global Alliance has today launched the Inspiring Young Leaders program, and has recognized two associations who have committed to actively encouraging youth engagement ahead ... Read More

Cape Town to chair BestCities board

Cape Town to chair BestCities board

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 17:49 0

Corne Koch, Head of Cape Town and Western Cape Convention Bureau, a division of WESGRO, has been elected to the role of board chair for ... Read More

BestCities 2019 Copenhagen Global Forum to look to the future

BestCities 2019 Copenhagen Global Forum to look to the future

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 16:40 0

BestCities Global Alliance and Copenhagen Convention Bureau (CCB) are set to investigate what the future holds for associations and association congresses with a focus on ... Read More

Qatar Airways and Qatar National Tourism Council partner for ‘Summer in Qatar’ program

Qatar Airways and Qatar National Tourism Council partner for ‘Summer in Qatar’ program

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 15:40 0

Qatar Airways partnered with Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) to offer passengers up to 25 per cent discount on airfares for all flights to Doha ... Read More

FITUR 2020 celebrates its 40th anniversary with its most professional and international edition

FITUR 2020 celebrates its 40th anniversary with its most professional and international edition

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 15:19 0

The next edition of FITUR, organised by IFEMA, will take place at Feria de Madrid from the 22 to 26 January 2020, and is looking ... Read More

ePassport Gates ease entry into UK for citizens of US, Canada and five other countries

ePassport Gates ease entry into UK for citizens of US, Canada and five other countries

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 22:05 0

Citizens of the US and Canada are among seven countries who can now use ePassport gates, giving easier and faster entry into the UK. The ... Read More

Korea’s Busan to boost Culture Capital status with new entertainment venues

Korea’s Busan to boost Culture Capital status with new entertainment venues

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 17:50 0

Principal Korean port city Busan is set to further expand its arts and entertainment facilities over the next three years in response to growing demand ... Read More

Skinny Fabulous to unleash the power of soca on Rum and Rhythm

Skinny Fabulous to unleash the power of soca on Rum and Rhythm

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 16:50 0

The leading Caribbean food and rum event in New York will be rocking under the power of Skinny Fabulous, the leading Vincentian soca artiste and ... Read More

Guatemala partners with UNWTO to launch Sustainable Tourism  Observatory

Guatemala partners with UNWTO to launch Sustainable Tourism Observatory

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 16:10 0

The new Observatory is located in the city of La Antigua Guatemala, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a leading tourism destination. Led by the ... Read More

The 5th  Edition of the International Day of Yoga

The 5th Edition of the International Day of Yoga

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 14:45 0

The 5th Edition of the International Day of Yoga will be celebrated all around the globe on 21st June 2019. As in the past, this ... Read More

Safertourism.com: Good-bye for now to Saint Lucia

Safertourism.com: Good-bye for now to Saint Lucia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2019 20:31 0

Safertourism.com president Dr. Peter Tarlow just finished his first fact-finding assignment on the Island of Saint Lucia. He says: "Today we bring our Saint Lucia ... Read More

Tourism Ethiopia joins African Tourism Board

Tourism Ethiopia joins African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2019 08:58 0

Today Tourism Ethiopia joined the African Tourism Board as an observer. Tourism Ethiopia (TE) is a national organization under the Ministry of Culture and Tourism; ... Read More

Taiwan Tourism rustling up business in India

Taiwan Tourism rustling up business in India

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 18, 2019 22:04 0

The Taiwan Tourism Bureau in India organized a workshop in Delhi on May 16 to create awareness on the destination among Indian agents. The event ... Read More

Pakistan eases visa restrictions: Promoting religious tourism

Pakistan eases visa restrictions: Promoting religious tourism

editor editor- May 18, 2019 01:10 0

Pakistan is promoting religious pluralism by easing visa restrictions and promoting religious tourism to support religious inclusivity. This was explained by Pakistan’s Ambassador to the ... Read More

What is the most important prize in Chinese international tourism?

What is the most important prize in Chinese international tourism?

editor editor- May 18, 2019 00:19 0

by Apolónia Rodrigues, special to eTN The Chinese Tourist Welcome (CTW) Award issued a Bronze prize in the Innovation category to Dark Sky® Alqueva. The ... Read More

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