Category: Tourism Investment News

European Commission assesses Hyperloop regulatory needs

European Commission assesses Hyperloop regulatory needs

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019 01:15 0

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies announced today the presentation of the first finalized generic guideline for design, operation, and certification for Hyperloop systems to the Director of ... Read More

Visiting the USA? Amarillo, Texas is getting ready with new hotel projects

Visiting the USA? Amarillo, Texas is getting ready with new hotel projects

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2019 08:06 0

Amarillo, Texas is a unique and history-rich area located where the southern plains meet the desert. Amarillo and the surrounding Panhandle area are a unique ... Read More

Rothschild’s Dan Caesarea reborn as Israel’s most dynamic Mediterranean resort

Rothschild’s Dan Caesarea reborn as Israel’s most dynamic Mediterranean resort

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 22:11 0

The most dynamic "new" resort hotel on Israel's Mediterranean shore town of Caesarea was unveiled, combining elegance and luxury with frissons of the playfulness, style ... 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

Raffles Hotels & Resorts announces opening of new hotels in China and the Maldives

Raffles Hotels & Resorts announces opening of new hotels in China and the Maldives

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 01:35 0

Raffles Hotels & Resorts announced the opening of two important new landmark hotels, Raffles Shenzhen and Raffles Maldives Meradhoo. Both hotels opened in early May ... Read More

FestPac 2020: Arts and Culture never shown in Hawaii with Guam taking a key role

FestPac 2020: Arts and Culture never shown in Hawaii with Guam taking a key role

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019 07:56 0

Many tourists visiting Hawaii from June 10-21 do not know, that the biggest arts and the cultureal festival is hosted in the U.S. State bringing ... Read More

Dallas Fort Worth Airport and American Airlines announce plans for new terminal F

Dallas Fort Worth Airport and American Airlines announce plans for new terminal F

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 23:45 0

Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport and American Airlines have announced plans to develop a sixth terminal, providing a long-term commitment from the airline and ... Read More

Tanzania’s oldest beach hotel to undergo major facelift before upgrading to 5-star status

Tanzania’s oldest beach hotel to undergo major facelift before upgrading to 5-star status

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- May 20, 2019 20:00 0

Indian Ocean’s Kunduchi Beach Hotel in Tanzania’s capital Dar es Salaam will undergo a major facelift to upgrade it into a Five Star beach hotel, ... Read More

Ormond Group’s new social hotel brand, MoMo’s, launches in Kuala Lumpur in October

Ormond Group’s new social hotel brand, MoMo’s, launches in Kuala Lumpur in October

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 19:35 0

MoMo’s, Ormond Group’s new playful hospitality concept, will launch its first property in central Kuala Lumpur within the eclectic Chow Kit neighborhood this October. Home ... 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

Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport set for major expansion

Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport set for major expansion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 16:05 0

Tel Aviv’s Ben-Gurion Airport is set to significantly grow after Israel's Transportation Ministry approved expansion plans worth NIS 3 billion ($840 million) to cope with ... Read More

RIU Hotels and Preverisk Group working in partnership for hotel sustainability

RIU Hotels and Preverisk Group working in partnership for hotel sustainability

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 15:55 0

RIU Hotels & Resorts is pursuing its commitment to hotel sustainability together with its partner company Preverisk Group (Gestión de Riesgos Ambientales S.L.), a company ... Read More

Simba, the happiest safari company from Tanzania joins African Tourism Board

Simba, the happiest safari company from Tanzania joins African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2019 09:39 0

African Tourism Board today added Simba Safaris a family owned Safari and Tour company from Tanzania to its rapidly growing list of members. Simba Safaris ... Read More

US Transportation Secretary announces $779 million in funding for airport infrastructure

US Transportation Secretary announces $779 million in funding for airport infrastructure

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 20:19 0

US Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the intent to award $779 million in supplemental funding for infrastructure grants to 127 airports in all ... Read More

InterContinental Hotels Group launches new Atwell Suites brand

InterContinental Hotels Group launches new Atwell Suites brand

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 16:01 0

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) today revealed its new all-suites brand, Atwell Suites, to thousands of IHG owners and operators at its Americas Investors & Leadership ... Read More

Uganda: Works begin on Kampala  $60 M Flyover project

Uganda: Works begin on Kampala $60 M Flyover project

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- May 15, 2019 06:45 0

Preliminary works on the Kampala Flyover Construction and Road Upgrading project (KFCRUP), has commenced. According to the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA), the project contractor, ... Read More

Tanzanian tour operators plan to turn Dar Es Salaam into Paris of East Africa

Tanzanian tour operators plan to turn Dar Es Salaam into Paris of East Africa

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- May 14, 2019 20:15 0

Tanzania Tanzanian tour operators are mulling over the idea of turning the country’s commercial center of Dar Es Salaam into a ‘tourism paradise’, a copycat ... Read More

UNWTO launches Guidelines for the Development of Gastronomy Tourism

UNWTO launches Guidelines for the Development of Gastronomy Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 14, 2019 10:12 0

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Basque Culinary Center (BCC) have launched a new set of guidelines to help destinations benefit from the growing ... Read More

Opening: Grand Swiss-Belresort, Swiss-Belsuites, Swiss-Belboutique and Swiss-Belinn

Opening: Grand Swiss-Belresort, Swiss-Belsuites, Swiss-Belboutique and Swiss-Belinn

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 14, 2019 08:14 0

Grand Swiss-Belresort (Bahrain), Swiss-Belsuites (Bahrain), Swiss-Belboutique (Kuwait) and Swiss-Belinn (Oman and Qatar) will be opening in the upcoming months. Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, ... Read More

WestJet Airlines to be acquired by Onex

WestJet Airlines to be acquired by Onex

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 23:56 0

WestJet Airlines Ltd. announced today it has entered into a definitive agreement that provides for its acquisition in an all-cash transaction. Under the terms of ... Read More

Why Bulgaria Tourism Minister is hosting Investing in Tourism Conference

Why Bulgaria Tourism Minister is hosting Investing in Tourism Conference

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 13, 2019 08:46 0

The Minister of Tourism of Bulgaria, the Hon. Mrs. Nikolina Angelkova is getting ready to host  Investing in Tourism  on May 30-31 in her country. The minister ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Workers’ Pension Bill to be debated May 21

Jamaica Tourism Workers’ Pension Bill to be debated May 21

editor editor- May 10, 2019 00:19 0

The long-awaited Jamaica Tourism Workers' Pension Bill is one step closer to becoming a reality. This as Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says ... Read More

Stuttgart Airport promotes electric aircraft and electricity-based fuels

Stuttgart Airport promotes electric aircraft and electricity-based fuels

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019 23:15 0

At Stuttgart Airport, new charges for take-off and landing come into effect July 1st, 2019. The new regulations actively encourage the expansion of the route ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister charges CHICOS to encourage investment in experiences

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister charges CHICOS to encourage investment in experiences

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 17:15 0

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says for the Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference and Operations Summit (CHICOS) to be truly relevant to the region ... Read More

Cambria Hotels announces Nashville Airport groundbreaking

Cambria Hotels announces Nashville Airport groundbreaking

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 02:05 0

Cambria Hotels is doubling its Music City presence as Choice Hotels International, Inc. and Athena Hospitality Group,LLC, announced the start of construction on the brand's ... Read More

Dusit International opens new property in one of Bangkok’s most prestigious neighbourhoods

Dusit International opens new property in one of Bangkok’s most prestigious neighbourhoods

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 7, 2019 17:56 0

Dusit International has opened the Dusit Suites Hotel Ratchadamri, Bangkok – its first all-suite property – amidst one of the city’s most vibrant districts for ... Read More

Reimagining Tourism through Human Capital Development

Reimagining Tourism through Human Capital Development

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019 19:15 0

“Reimagining Tourism through Human Capital Development” written by Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett. Around the world today tourism processes, tools, structures, systems and ... Read More

Investing in Tourism Sustainability Conference: Dr. Taleb Rifai Chair

Investing in Tourism Sustainability Conference: Dr. Taleb Rifai Chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 6, 2019 05:34 0

The inaugural Investing in Tourism Sustainability Conference will open in Sunny Beach, Bulgaria Ma 30-31. It will focus on investment in tourism in Bulgaria and ... Read More

Zimbabwe Tourism invites African Tourism Board leaders to a fact-finding mission

Zimbabwe Tourism invites African Tourism Board leaders to a fact-finding mission

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019 02:46 0

African Tourism Board leaders were invited to Zimbabwe for a fact-finding mission and were afforded the opportunity to participate in a discussion with the Zimbabwe ... Read More

Côte d’Ivoire seeks African Development Bank’s support for $5.8 billion tourism plan

Côte d’Ivoire seeks African Development Bank’s support for $5.8 billion tourism plan

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019 20:15 0

Ivorian Minister of Tourism Siandou Fofana on 25 April 2019 presented a strategy document aimed at making Côte d’Ivoire Africa’s fifth biggest tourism destination from ... Read More

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