Category: Interviews

African Tourism Board to become the Voice for Africa: Interview on Good Morning Seychelles

African Tourism Board to become the Voice for Africa: Interview on Good Morning Seychelles

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- June 11, 2019 09:03 0

Talking Tourism, the African Tourism Board was the talking points on the Seychelles Television "Good Morning Seychelles' (Bonzour Sesel) program with Barbara Hoareau. The very ... Read More

D.R. Congo: African Tourism Board is a place to be according World Heritage Kahuzi-Biega National Park

D.R. Congo: African Tourism Board is a place to be according World Heritage Kahuzi-Biega National Park

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019 04:06 0

The African Tourism Board welcomes Kahuzi Biega National Park as a new member. The Kahuzi-Biega National Park is a protected area near Bukavu town in ... Read More

Maldives Tourism: Changes needed say local travel industry leaders

Maldives Tourism: Changes needed say local travel industry leaders

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- March 27, 2019 10:00 0

The Corporate Maldives blog recently published an interesting analysis of how tourism leaders in the Indian Ocean Island Republic think. The information sheds some light ... Read More

“Plan For Our Kids” and “African Earth Lung” to launch at WTM Africa

“Plan For Our Kids” and “African Earth Lung” to launch at WTM Africa

editor editor- March 19, 2019 21:21 0

eTN Publisher Juergen Steinmetz talks to Professor Geoffrey Lipman Co-Founder of SUNx - STRONG Universal Network, about the development of “Plan For Our Kids” and ... Read More

Thinking globally: Victoria Cliff Resort in Mergui Archipelago , Andaman Sea

Thinking globally: Victoria Cliff Resort in Mergui Archipelago , Andaman Sea

Keith Lyons Keith Lyons- February 18, 2019 04:55 0

Victoria Cliff Resort, a new snorkeling and dive resort in the Mergui Archipelago is ‘thinking globally, acting locally’ to foster sustainable tourism in Myanmar, as ... Read More

12 is better than one: The importance of partnerships in impact work

12 is better than one: The importance of partnerships in impact work

editor editor- February 5, 2019 01:32 0

Paul Vallee is Managing Director of the BestCities Global Alliance. He is responsible for the successful delivery of the alliance’s strategic plan, performance monitoring, and ... Read More

The Future of MICE: Interview with IMEX CEO Carina Bauer

The Future of MICE: Interview with IMEX CEO Carina Bauer

Frank Tetzel Frank Tetzel- January 18, 2019 07:54 0

CEO of the IMEX Group Carina Bauer graduated from Oxford University, UK, in Politics, Philosophy and Economics in 1998, Carina began her career in retail ... Read More

UNWTO chief: Growth of African Tourism as industry remains resilient

UNWTO chief: Growth of African Tourism as industry remains resilient

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018 17:30 0

The festive season in Africa also marks the highest season in the tourism industry, as demand for getaway destinations in the continent surges. According to ... Read More

SUNx & Ingle International Announce SDG-17 Climate Resilience Partnership

SUNx & Ingle International Announce SDG-17 Climate Resilience Partnership

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 10, 2018 12:14 1

A Climate Resilience partnership, focussed on creating 100,000 Strong Climate Champions by 2030 was announced today at COP 24 in Katowice, Poland. The partnership, which ... Read More

Visiting Jerusalem: Shabbat Shalom from a city that nourishes both body and soul

Visiting Jerusalem: Shabbat Shalom from a city that nourishes both body and soul

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- December 7, 2018 18:24 0

"A cold rain fell all day Friday here in Jerusalem, yet we turned the dreariness of the day into a metaphor for the pains of ... Read More

When history meets tourism: 2018 The Year of Troy

When history meets tourism: 2018 The Year of Troy

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- November 30, 2018 12:22 0

There are over 17,000 sites scattered throughout Turkey, helping to boost the country's tourism offerings. Read More

Goa Tourism returns to Italy

Goa Tourism returns to Italy

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- November 19, 2018 16:10 1

Two years after its first presence in Milan and Rome, Goa Tourism has returned to Italy to present the latest developments in its territory to ... Read More

INTERVIEW: eTN speaks with India Tourism Minister

INTERVIEW: eTN speaks with India Tourism Minister

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- October 9, 2018 11:56 0

The tourism industry in India is growing rapidly. The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) calculated that tourism generated 6.4 trillion rupees or 6.6% of ... Read More

Zacatecas Tourism: A “Happy Place” charms European visitors

Zacatecas Tourism: A “Happy Place” charms European visitors

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 1, 2018 21:55 0

It was a first for Top Resa to welcome Zacatecas as a destination showcasing their tourism product. The Hon. Gabriella Ibarra, Vice Minister of Tourism ... Read More

When is Lombok ready to welcome visitors again after the earthquake?

When is Lombok ready to welcome visitors again after the earthquake?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 20, 2018 03:23 0

Holiday paradise Lombok, the neighbor island for Bali is recovering from two devastating earthquakes. The goal is to bring the travel and tourism industry back ... Read More

Australia on Club Med Radar

Australia on Club Med Radar

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- September 14, 2018 19:39 0

“Probably five years ago the answer would have been “no”, but we are on the lookout. We are seeing a clearly growing trend in tourism ... Read More

World’s largest car rental provider asked: “Is bigger better?”

World’s largest car rental provider asked: “Is bigger better?”

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- August 29, 2018 18:30 0

Enterprise Holdings – which owns Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car – was founded in 1957 with only 7 vehicles. Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority in trouble? Governor Ige talks story with Frank Haas

Hawaii Tourism Authority in trouble? Governor Ige talks story with Frank Haas

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 4, 2018 04:46 0

On Friday Frank Haas had a conversation with Hawaii Governor Ige in the Governor's office. The elections in Hawaii are in full swing. Hawaii people ... Read More

Creating a Balanced Tourism Industry

Creating a Balanced Tourism Industry

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- July 1, 2018 18:59 0

Find ways to spend the least but give the most value.  For example, many governments see tourism as an easy industry to tax.  High taxes eventually drive tourists away Read More

Tourism Minister: Brazil needs to change business environment

Tourism Minister: Brazil needs to change business environment

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2018 23:25 0

Recently in São Paulo, during the Investe Turismo Segurança Jurídica Gera Empregos (Invest Tourism Legal Security Generates Jobs) Seminar, which took place on June 6th, ... Read More

Arrest warrant issued for Zimbabwe Tourism Authority CEO Karikoga Kaseke

Arrest warrant issued for Zimbabwe Tourism Authority CEO Karikoga Kaseke

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2018 10:57 0

The CEO of the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) Karikoga Kaseke earlier this month attended the ITB travel trade show in Berlin. He attended together with the ... Read More

A Tourism Success story for Bulgaria: FRAPORT’s CEO revealed to eTN the secret

A Tourism Success story for Bulgaria: FRAPORT’s CEO revealed to eTN the secret

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 25, 2018 09:30 0

Tourism to Bulgaria is big and the reason Burgas and Varna airport. The secret is FRAPORT. Ulrich Heppe is the Chief Executive Officer of FRAPORT ... Read More

Tourism leader wants American Tourism to be great again after President Trump State of the Union Address

Tourism leader wants American Tourism to be great again after President Trump State of the Union Address

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 31, 2018 06:59 0

The International Coalition of Tourism Partners wants America to be great again in travel and tourism. Tonights State of the Union address by US President ... Read More

Interview with founders of Welcome To Travel

Interview with founders of Welcome To Travel

editor editor- January 19, 2018 21:35 1

Interview with founders of Welcome To Travel - Adam Ogle and Darryl Newby Read More

Donald Trump warned tourism industry of total destruction: I am an expert on tourism

Donald Trump warned tourism industry of total destruction: I am an expert on tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 5, 2018 22:52 1

The Scottish Tourism industry was in trouble according to Donald Trump. "I am an expert on tourism", said current US President Donald Trump in 2011 ... Read More

Watch! Last interview with Taleb Rifai as UNWTO Secretary General includes a wish for tourism

Watch! Last interview with Taleb Rifai as UNWTO Secretary General includes a wish for tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2017 07:50 2

Dr. Taleb Rifai is about to leave Madrid on a one-way ticket home to Amman, Jordan. This is the last interview the UNWTO Secretary-General has conducted ... Read More

UNWTO Secretary-General Elect Zurab Pololikashvili has a message for Azerbaijan

UNWTO Secretary-General Elect Zurab Pololikashvili has a message for Azerbaijan

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 9, 2017 09:03 1

Azerbaijan was a big supporter getting Zurab Pololikashvil elected as the next UNWTO Secretary-General. Therefore it's not surprising he is giving one of his first interviews to ... Read More

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