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African Tourism Board President heads to Routes Africa in Mombasa

African Tourism Board President heads to Routes Africa in Mombasa

Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles former Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine Minister and President of the African Tourism Board, ... Read More

Early Bird Registration Now Open for 26th OTDYKH International Russian Travel Market

Early Bird Registration Now Open for 26th OTDYKH International Russian Travel Market

Following the success of the 2019 event, the dates for the upcoming OTDYKH Leisure fair 2020 have been announced. ... Read More

Canada’s Great Kitchen Party: Top chefs to go head to head in Ottawa

Canada’s Great Kitchen Party: Top chefs to go head to head in Ottawa

Visitors to Ottawa will have even more food for thought early next year as the Shaw Centre gears up ... Read More

UNWTO: Tourism’s carbon emissions measured in report launched at COP25

UNWTO: Tourism’s carbon emissions measured in report launched at COP25

Transport-related emissions from tourism are expected to account for 5.3% of all man-made CO2 emissions by 2030, up from ... Read More

African Tourism Board Chair speaks about Women of Value and Tourism

African Tourism Board Chair speaks about Women of Value and Tourism

Cuthbert Ncube, chairman of the African Tourism Board was a panelist and speaker at the  Women of Value South ... Read More

Seatrade Cruise Global returns to Miami with 2020 event

Seatrade Cruise Global returns to Miami with 2020 event

Cruise industry’s annual business-to-business event, Seatrade Cruise Global, is returning to the Miami Beach Convention Center 20-23 April 2020 ... Read More

Atlanta to host 2021 International LGBTQ+ Travel Association Global Convention

Atlanta to host 2021 International LGBTQ+ Travel Association Global Convention

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association has selected Atlanta, Georgia’s capital and an LGBTQ+ oasis in the southern United States, ... Read More

Injunction Order Passed Against Messe Berlin, Organizer of ITB India

Injunction Order Passed Against Messe Berlin, Organizer of ITB India

An injunction order has been passed against Messe Berlin, organizers of ITB Berlin, who recently launched ITB India. Fairfest ... Read More

Asia Pacific aviation leaders recognized at CAPA event in Singapore

Asia Pacific aviation leaders recognized at CAPA event in Singapore

Eight award winners were presented at CAPA’s 16th annual Asia Pacific Aviation Awards for Excellence in Singapore. China Southern ... Read More

Madrid named world’s top meetings and conference destination at 2019 World Travel Awards

Madrid named world’s top meetings and conference destination at 2019 World Travel Awards

Madrid was named the World’s Leading Meetings & Conference Destination at the 26th edition of the World Travel Awards ... Read More

Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah named Gulf Tourism Capital by GCC Tourism Ministers

Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah named Gulf Tourism Capital by GCC Tourism Ministers

Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah has been named the ‘Gulf Tourism Capital’ by the Ministers of Tourism of the ... Read More

Friedrichstadt Palace Berlin honors Jewish roots

Friedrichstadt Palace Berlin honors Jewish roots

The Friedrichstadt-Palast Berlin acknowledges its ìJewish roots since 1919 | The eventful stage history of todayís Friedrichstadt-Palast Berlin began ... Read More

Uganda Tourism Board launches Pearl of Africa Tourism  Expo (POATE) 2020

Uganda Tourism Board launches Pearl of Africa Tourism  Expo (POATE) 2020

The Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) is set to host the 5th annual Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo (POATE) 2020, ... Read More

Transforming hospitality & tourism: Sustainable future goals

Transforming hospitality & tourism: Sustainable future goals

The India International Hotel Travel and Tourism Research Conference 2020 will be held at the Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute of ... Read More

Millennium Hotels and Resorts Welcomes Guests to Celebrate the Holidays with Exclusive Winter Sale and Festive Offerings

Millennium Hotels and Resorts Welcomes Guests to Celebrate the Holidays with Exclusive Winter Sale and Festive Offerings

Millennium Hotels and Resorts, a global hotel group boasting over 135 hotels across some 80 locations worldwide, kicks off ... Read More

WTM London 2019 sees increase in industry leaders

WTM London 2019 sees increase in industry leaders

WTM London 2019 – the event where ideas arrive – saw a 77% increase in ministerial attendance as well ... Read More

Brand USA President & CEO reflects on successes and learnings of 2019

Brand USA President & CEO reflects on successes and learnings of 2019

Dear Friends and Partners: With the holiday season fast approaching, we reflect on our successes and learnings of the ... Read More

Canada’s minority government provides tourism opportunities

Canada’s minority government provides tourism opportunities

Canada’s new minority government can provide the tourism industry with lobbying challenges—but also important new opportunities, industry leaders were ... Read More

Seychelles shines as partner country at German Travel Show

Seychelles shines as partner country at German Travel Show

The Seychelles takes center stage as the official partner country of the major German Travel and Tourism Fair, ReiseLust. ... Read More

Pacific World reveals new programs for #bringchangewithME 

Pacific World reveals new programs for #bringchangewithME 

Initiative to Support Sustainable Development and Behavior Change Continues to Expand Around the World Pacific World, the leading global ... Read More

Air Senegal to grow its fleet with eight Airbus A220s

Air Senegal to grow its fleet with eight Airbus A220s

Air Senegal, the new national carrier of Senegal, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for eight Airbus A220-300 ... Read More

GECAS orders 32 Airbus aircraft at Dubai Airshow 2019

GECAS orders 32 Airbus aircraft at Dubai Airshow 2019

GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm of General Electric, has signed a firm ... Read More

Boeing crashes do not benefit anyone, says Airbus, while pocketing billions in new orders

Boeing crashes do not benefit anyone, says Airbus, while pocketing billions in new orders

Emirates airline's order of 50 Airbus A350 aircraft worth $16 billion came as the first major deal, after a ... Read More

AerCap and EGYPTAIR sign lease on 2 additional Boeing 787-9 aircraft

AerCap and EGYPTAIR sign lease on 2 additional Boeing 787-9 aircraft

AerCap Holdings N.V. and EGYPTAIR today announced they have executed long-term operating leases for two Boeing 787-9 aircraft. The ... Read More

Air Peace orders 3 additional Embraer E195-E2 jets at Dubai Air Show

Air Peace orders 3 additional Embraer E195-E2 jets at Dubai Air Show

Embraer announced today, at the Dubai Air Show, that Air Peace, Nigeria and West Africa's largest airline, has signed ... Read More

Wales announces “Year of the Outdoors” for business events at IBTM 2019

Wales announces “Year of the Outdoors” for business events at IBTM 2019

Wales will be highlighting the benefits of nature for delegate wellbeing with the launch of the ‘Year of the ... Read More

Minister Bartlett bats for regional tourism investment

Minister Bartlett bats for regional tourism investment

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has reiterated his call on tourism investors to look beyond developing hotels ... Read More

Good news for The Bahamas

Good news for The Bahamas

The Islands Of The Bahamas continue to be a leading destination for travelers around the world. While the Caribbean, ... Read More

London Travel Week debuts to huge acclaim

London Travel Week debuts to huge acclaim

The launch of London Travel Week, which took place from 1st to 7th November 2019, was a great success ... Read More

ICAO: Middle East one of the fastest-growing regions for air traffic

ICAO: Middle East one of the fastest-growing regions for air traffic

At the Fifth Meeting of Directors General of Civil Aviation for the ICAO Middle East Region (DGCA-MID/5) in Kuwait ... Read More

De Havilland Canada arrives in UAE for Dubai Airshow

De Havilland Canada arrives in UAE for Dubai Airshow

De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited (De Havilland Canada) today announced its participation in the upcoming Dubai Airshow in ... Read More

IATA: Improving accessibility and inclusion in air travel

IATA: Improving accessibility and inclusion in air travel

Last week, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) concluded its inaugural Global Accessibility Symposium, the first event of its ... Read More

Jamaica to host TD Jakes Caribbean Leadership Conference

Jamaica to host TD Jakes Caribbean Leadership Conference

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett, says internationally acclaimed Bishop TD Jakes is looking at staging his flagship ... Read More

Israel Ministry of Tourism hosts Second Hotel Investment Summit in Tel Aviv

Israel Ministry of Tourism hosts Second Hotel Investment Summit in Tel Aviv

As Israel prepares to host the second Israel Hotel Investment Summit (IHIS), part of the International Hotel Investment Forum ... Read More

Airbus brings ‘Future of Flight’ to Dubai Airshow 2019

Airbus brings ‘Future of Flight’ to Dubai Airshow 2019

At the Dubai Airshow, which runs from 17-21 November 2019, Airbus will showcase its wide range of innovative technologies, ... Read More

African Tourism Board shined again, again and again

African Tourism Board shined again, again and again

African Tourism Board executives shined last week during the World Travel Market, the Tourism Resilience Council meeting, the International ... Read More