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Category: People in Travel & Tourism

People are the driving force in the travel and tourism industry. Executives, GM, Ministers, Leaders, ordinary travelers, etc. This story is about the people running travel and tourism, people that have a story to tell traveling the world and people who need to have a voice and about people that are the voice of travel and tourism.

Cornwall Airport Newquay names new Managing Director

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2020

Cornwall Airport Newquay announced that from 4 May 2020 it will be appointing Pete Downes as its new Managing Director. ... Read More

Stay with me! Iran 40 days after remains Xenophobic

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 19, 2020

In 2008 it was the hope of an initiative by this publication to get Iranians motivated with the idea for ... Read More

Grenada hits the international runway with Fe Noel at New York Fashion Week

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2020

Billed as one of the seven designers to watch at this year’s New York Fashion Week by Elle magazine, designer ... Read More

UNWTO places tourism in the European Parliament

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2020

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) today addressed the European Parliament in the context of several high-level meetings ... Read More

Russia bans all Chinese visitors amid coronavirus epidemic

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2020

Russian officials announced that all Chinese citizens will be banned from entering Russian Federation effective February 20, 2020, amid coronavirus ... Read More

ITB China postponed

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2020

The organizers of ITB China have announced the decision to postpone ITB China 2020, originally scheduled to be held on ... Read More

WTM Africa conscious about sustainability in travel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2020

WTM Africa 2020 is tackling travel sustainability at macro and micro levels this year, by lining up a number of ... Read More

Incoming Tour Operators Association – Ireland names new President

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2020

Rob Rankin is the new incoming president of the Incoming Tour Operators Association - Ireland. This group is comprised of ... Read More

Southwest Airlines announces leadership changes

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2020

Southwest Airlines Co. today announced three Leadership changes in Air Operations. Late last year, Senior Vice President of Air Operations ... Read More

UNWTO supports sustainable tourism growth in Greece

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2020

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) paid a high-level visit to Greece to meet with the Prime Minister ... Read More

Attending ITB? How to cope with Coronavirus? What about you?

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- February 18, 2020

Safertourism, PATA, and ATB will be setting trends over breakfast during ITB with Dr. Peter Tarlow - AND you are ... Read More

Egypt’s Tourism: Encouraging numbers from Milan BIT travel exhibition

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 18, 2020

Egyptian tourism has demonstrated its best at the last edition of the BIT (Borsa Internazionale del Turismo) travel exhibition in ... Read More

Visit USA Italy elects and names brand new President

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 18, 2020

Elections were held for the renewal of the board of the Visit USA Italy association, resulting in new lifeblood for ... Read More

Milan hosts 2020 IGLTA Annual Global Convention

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 18, 2020

Fiera Milano and Sonders & Beach have renewed the partnership which provides for the creation of an area dedicated to ... Read More

Minister Bains: We monitor sale of Canada’s Bombardier Transportation to French Alstom SA

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 17, 2020

The Honorable Navdeep Bains, Canada's Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, made the following statement on the potential sale of ... Read More

Ukraine International Airlines launches memorial to victims of Iran attack

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 17, 2020

On Monday, February 17, at Boryspil International airport, Ukraine International Airlines launched the construction of a park in memoriam of ... Read More

Macau re-opens casinos after halting operations over coronavirus scare

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 17, 2020

Macau government has told casino operators that they have 30 days to return to full business, after authorities imposed a ... Read More

ITB India 2020: Getting to the heart of India’s emerging travel market

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 17, 2020

India is one of the fastest-growing major economies with the second-largest population in the world, rising middle class and increasing ... Read More

Norwegian Cruise Line on their way out?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 17, 2020

Coronavirus and Corporate Greed cannot be the only justification for the Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) to continue ripping off customers. ... Read More

A nightmare of a cruise ends for 355 Americans

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 16, 2020

A cruise of a lifetime became a nightmare for 355 American travelers when Coronavirus broke out onboard early February. Japanese ... Read More

Coronavirus cured in 8 countries

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 16, 2020

What travel destinations are safe from Coronavirus?The virus had put a noticeable dent on the travel industry, even though most ... Read More

Siem Reap welcomes Chinese Tourists with open arms

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 15, 2020

China Tourism officials feel the world is ganging up against Chinese tourists and make travel a nightmare for many. Chinese ... Read More

Returning to Beijing? 14 days quarantine ordered

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 15, 2020

More than 20 million people live in the Capital City of Beijing. Experts say this decision by Chinese authorities in ... Read More

African Tourism Board supports diversification of tourist products in Africa

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- February 15, 2020

The African Tourism Board (ATB) is looking to cooperate with African countries to develop beach tourism, marine tourist resources and ... Read More

First coronavirus death in Europe: Chinese tourist dies in Paris hospital

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2020

An 80-year-old Chinese tourist has died from the new coronavirus at a Paris hospital, marking the first death confirmed outside of Asia and the ... Read More

African Tourism Board CEO leaves Kenya with a smile

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 15, 2020

Kenya Tourism with the support of the African Tourism Board may play a leading role in initiating and advancing pilot ... Read More

Portuguese artist Santiago Ribeiro exhibits in the Czech Republic

Syndicated Content Editor Syndicated Content Editor- February 15, 2020

Coimbra artist Santiago Ribeiro participates in the exhibition * Arts Week in the Czech Republic * from 14 to 20 ... Read More

The Harbor Club Saint Lucia Appoints New Director of Food

Syndicated Content Editor Syndicated Content Editor- February 15, 2020

The Harbor Club, located on the picturesque Rodney Bay in Saint Lucia, has appointed Cristian Rebolledo as the new Director ... Read More

Shock for Hawaii Tourism: Coronavirus arrived in Waikiki

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2020

Today Hawaii Governor Ige and Hawaii Tourism Authority president and CEO Chris Tatum moved Hawaii kamaainas and its visitors in ... Read More

Canada’s Minister of Transport issues statement on Via Rail service shutdown

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2020

The Minister of Transport, the Honorable Marc Garneau, issued the following statement today: "As the Prime Minister said, "The freedom ... Read More

WestJet names new Vice President, Network Planning and Alliances

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2020

WestJet is pleased to announce the internal appointment of John Weatherill to the role of Vice President, Network Planning and ... Read More

‘Not the Brexit I voted for’: Brexiteer whines about long EU passport line

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2020

An aggrieved British Brexiteer has triggered an avalanche of mockery on social media from EU Remainers, after whining that he ... Read More

Cost of Coronavirus: Is life really priceless?

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- February 14, 2020

It's not a very happy valentine's day for 63,859 people suffering under coronavirus in at this time in China. 1380 ... Read More

Why travel to Africa is safe during coronavirus?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2020

Get away from the cold is what the experts on coronavirus are recommending. Where in the world is summer right ... Read More

Visit San Jose hires new Executive Chef

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2020

Visit San Jose, the official destination marketing organization for the city, and its parent company, Team San Jose, are proud ... Read More

West Wind Aviation names new Acting President and CEO

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2020

Michael Rodyniuk, the current President and Chief Executive Officer of West Wind Aviation has accepted a leadership position in the ... Read More