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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.

Tahiti Tourisme Appoints New CEO

editor editor- January 17, 2020

At a Tahiti Tourisme Board of Directors meeting held on January 13, 2020, it was decided to appoint Jean-Marc Mocellin ... Read More

US Travel: Enhancements coming to 2020 IPW in Las Vegas

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

Guided by interviews and focus group discussions with a task force of dozens of U.S. exhibitors, international buyers and media ... Read More

Greater Fort Lauderdale CVB appoints new Vice President

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau (GFLCVB) welcomes Mike Sophia as Vice President of Sports Business Development. In ... Read More

Fairmont Century Plaza Los Angeles has a new culinary team

Syndicated Content Editor Syndicated Content Editor- January 16, 2020

Fairmont Century Plaza is pleased to announce the appointment of a new culinary team at the new $2.5 billion mixed-use ... Read More

UNWTO Secretary General close friend Mussalim Afandiyev quit

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 16, 2020

According to eTN sources, Mussalim Afandiyev surprisingly quit his high paying job at UNWTO after a falling out with Secretary-General ... Read More

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts appoints GM in Vietnam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 16, 2020

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has appointed Brice Borin as the General Manager of Mӧvenpick Resort Cam Ranh in Khanh Hoa ... Read More

ITB Berlin: Strong upward trend in India’s outbound travel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

The strong growth in outbound trips from India continued seamlessly again into 2019. In particular, destinations within Asia benefited from ... Read More

Curaçao Tourist Board partners with AFC Ajax

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

The Dutch soccer team Ajax and the Curaçao Tourist Board have reached an agreement to work together as partners, starting ... Read More

Saint Lucia names Goodwill and Brand Ambassadors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

The Government of Saint Lucia has announced the names of twelve Saint Lucians appointed as Goodwill Ambassadors and nine as ... Read More

Customer service agents reach deal with Air Canada

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

Unifor Local 2002, the union representing customer service agents in call centers and airports, customer journey management and customer relations ... Read More

Fairmont Century Plaza names key senior hotel executives

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2020

Christof Luedi, Regional Vice President Accor Southern California, is pleased to announce the appointment of several key executives at Fairmont ... Read More

ATM to launch inaugural in-destination forum Arival Dubai @ ATM

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2020

Travel, tourism and hospitality professionals from around the world will have an opportunity to explore the next generation of in-destination ... Read More

Qatar Airways announces eight new destinations at Kuwait Aviation Show

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2020

Qatar Airways wowed the crowds on the opening day of the Kuwait Aviation Show, showcasing two of the newest aircraft ... Read More

Fairmont Century Plaza Los Angeles appointment of executive

Syndicated Content Editor Syndicated Content Editor- January 15, 2020

Christof Luedi, Regional Vice President Accor Southern California, is pleased to announce the appointment of several key executives at Fairmont ... Read More

ITB Berlin: Contrasting travel trends on American continent

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2020

Two divergent travel trends marked the American continent. In the first eight months of 2019 outbound travel from North America ... Read More

2020 Saint Lucia Jazz Festival announces initial lineup

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2020

At the 2020 Jazz Congress conference held at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City on January 13, Saint ... Read More

Pride Group of Hotels Names New Corporate Marketing Manager

editor editor- January 15, 2020

Ms. Prachi Chaturvedi has joined Pride Group of Hotels as Corporate Marketing Manager. She will be responsible for marketing communications ... Read More

Azerbaijan reports jump in tourist arrivals from Middle East and North Africa

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2020

Bookings to Azerbaijan from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region have increased by 155% in the last four ... Read More

UNWTO: Sustainability, innovation and accessibility at FITUR 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2020

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) will place innovation and sustainability at the top of the agenda as it returns to ... Read More

Dr. Walter Mzembi leader of the new People’s Party in Zimbabwe

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 14, 2020

Zimbabwe former Foreign Affairs and Tourism Minister Dr. Walter Mzembi has been appointed interim leader of the newly formed People's ... Read More

Will tourism make a Trump and Kim Jong-un meeting possible?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 14, 2020

Tourism may be the key to renewed talks between North and South Korea. North Korea recently opened a new mountain ... Read More

Hyatt in Kerala, India appoints Director of Sales

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 14, 2020

Nishanth Nair has been appointed as the Cluster Director of Sales of Hyatt Regency Thrissur and Grand Hyatt Kochi Bolgatty. ... Read More

Appointment: Marriott Chief Sales and Marketing Officer

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 14, 2020

Marriott International announces the appointment of Bart Buiring to Chief Sales and Marketing Officer of Marriott International Asia Pacific based ... Read More

Punta Cana hotels: Promise seal assures tourist safety in Dominican Republic

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2020

Punta Cana Hotel Consortium issued the following statement regarding tourist safety and security in the Dominican Republic: We are pleased ... Read More

Tourism CEO calls for industry-wide carbon labeling

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2020

A new study has broken down full holiday CO2 emissions for the first time – revealing some important key findings ... Read More

Another US state may join Nevada and decriminalize prostitution

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 13, 2020

Nevada is currently the only state of the United States of America that permits some legal prostitution. Seven Nevada state ... Read More

US Travel mourns passing of ASAE President and CEO John H. Graham IV

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 13, 2020

US Travel President and CEO Roger Dow released the following statement on the passing of American Society of Association Executives ... Read More

Boeing has a new president and CEO: What is next?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 13, 2020

David L. Calhoun today assumed the role of president and chief executive officer of The Boeing Company. "With deep industry ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister moves to declare Port Royal as Prescribed Area under JTB Act

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 13, 2020

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says he will be putting measures in place to declare Port Royal as a prescribed ... Read More

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and tourism in Australia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 13, 2020

The Cairns & Great Barrier Reef region’s World Heritage areas are home to Australia’s two Indigenous cultures, which can be ... Read More

Emergency declared by the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 13, 2020

The Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre issued an urgent call to action on emerging global disruptions that may ... Read More

Cruising to Jamaica? Visitors should get ready for an extra safe experience

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2020

Tourism is an important export industry for Jamaica. It explains why the country has been putting substantial resources in keeping ... Read More

International Hospitality Association Names New Italy President

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- January 11, 2020

During the 45th International Congress in London, Danilo Guerrini was elected President of the Italy delegation of Relais & Châteaux, ... Read More

FAA’s $5.4M Boeing fine dwarfed by fired CEO’s $62M in ‘benefits’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2020

US Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement on Friday that Boeing had "had “failed to adequately oversee its suppliers ... Read More

Learn about tourism safety and security?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 10, 2020

In cooperation with the International Association of Tourism Safety & Security Professionals (IATSSP),  The Tourism Safety Security Safety Professionals Conference ... Read More

A New Tourism Leader Named for Barcelona, Spain

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- January 10, 2020

Eduard Torres has been named as the new President of the Turisme de Barcelona executive committee, receiving the appointment after ... Read More