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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.

Brand USA marketing campaigns recognized as best-in-class

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2020

Brand USA’s innovative marketing campaigns and new video streaming network were recognized by the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International ... Read More

Jennifer Lopez moving to the Castle Orsini in Celleno, Italy?

Syndicated Content Editor Syndicated Content Editor- January 22, 2020

Jennifer Lopez would love living in a small village in Italy or Bali, with a quiet lifestyle. On Vanity Fair ... Read More

King of Spain signals strong support for UNWTO’s tourism ambitions

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2020

His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain joined the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) for a special gala dinner in Madrid ... Read More

Korea-Spain Visit Years are trending: FITUR will show why

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 22, 2020

Korea has become one of the trendiest tourist destinations in the world. Spanish visitors love trendy destinations, and they love ... Read More

Africa wildlife and nature conservation icon passes away

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 22, 2020

From Germany to Africa, Professor Dr. Markus Borner had spent about 4 decades working on wildlife conservation and nature in ... Read More

Centara taps hospitality industry veteran for key Revenue and Distribution Management role

editor editor- January 21, 2020

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand's leading hotel operator, has expanded its executive management team with the recent appointment of an ... Read More

John Manderfeld to retire Marin Management Hotel Management

Syndicated Content Editor Syndicated Content Editor- January 21, 2020

Marin Management, Inc., a California-based hotel management company, has announced that its founder and president, John Manderfeld, will retire effective ... Read More

European pilots: Flying in hostile airspace costs lives

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2020

Europe’s pilots are shocked and deeply saddened by the shooting down of Ukrainian Airlines flight PS752 in Iran and the ... Read More

Wings Travel Management Appoints Senior Vice President Global Business Development

editor editor- January 21, 2020

Wings Travel Management, a leading independent global travel management company providing business travel services to clients in the finance, construction, ... Read More

Minister Bartlett to attend Caribbean Travel Market in Bahamas

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2020

Jamaica's Tourism Minister Hon Edmund Bartlett departed the island yesterday to attend the Caribbean Travel Marketplace in Baha Mar, Bahamas. ... Read More

How to survive an avalanche?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2020

If you see an avalanche coming your way think about five immediate things you can do to give yourself the ... Read More

Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort, Fiji Partners with THIRDHOME Adventures

editor editor- January 21, 2020

Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort, Fiji, the premier eco-luxury resort in the South Pacific, introduces a new partnership with THIRDHOME Adventures, where ... Read More

Ukrainian Airlines: Class-action lawyer speaks to eTurboNews

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2020

A class-action lawsuit against Ukrainian Airlines and others is about toe filed in Canada after 176 passengers were killed on ... Read More

100-year-old Charles Njonjo tracks mountain gorillas at Mt. Mgahinga National Park

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- January 20, 2020

Charles Mugane Njonjo, Kenya's first post-independence Attoney General under President Jomo Kenyatta, turns a hundred on January 23, 2020. To ... Read More

Who will be the next CEO for Nepal Tourism Board?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 20, 2020

Deepak Raj Joshi, the Current Chief Executive Officer of the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) ws unable to make it among ... Read More

New GM Announced for Pride Hotels

editor editor- January 20, 2020

Pride Hotels is an Indian hospitality brand with a presence in major cities across India. The group currently maintains a ... Read More

Philippines declares Taal Volcano island a ‘no man’s land’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 20, 2020

The Philippines volcano agency had long declared Luzon island a “permanent danger zone,” yet villagers have lived and worked there ... Read More

ITB BookAwards 2020 winners announced

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 20, 2020

Every year, ITB Berlin honors the latest and most interesting specialist travel publications from Germany and abroad. The presentation of ... Read More

Halekulani Hotel or Halepuna by Halekulani Hotel: What is the difference?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 18, 2020

Halekulani Hotel  - the famous 5 stars Waikiki Beach Resort, and legendary luxury hotel trademark in the Hawaii hotel and ... Read More

San Diego Tourism Authority announces new President and CEO

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2020

The San Diego Tourism Authority (SDTA) today announces that the board of directors has appointed Julie Coker to the position ... Read More

Paris protesters: Sorry, tourists, no Louvre for you today

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2020

French capital visitors striving to see some of the world's most famous works of art had their plans abruptly canceled ... Read More

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