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Syrian migrants posing as Ukrainian volleyball team try to slip into EU at Athens Airport

Syrian migrants posing as Ukrainian volleyball team try to slip into EU at Athens Airport

Greek police have caught a group of migrants from Syria attempting to fool migration control by posing as a ... Read More

New York Cruise Lines appoints John Banks to Board of Directors

New York Cruise Lines appoints John Banks to Board of Directors

New York Cruise Lines Inc., operator of the Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises, transportation and sightseeing company New York Water ... Read More

US DOT announces nearly $1 billion in infrastructure grants to 354 US airports

US DOT announces nearly $1 billion in infrastructure grants to 354 US airports

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the Department will award $986 million in airport infrastructure grants ... Read More

Minister Bartlett to announce Board of Trustees for landmark Tourism Workers’ Pension Scheme

Minister Bartlett to announce Board of Trustees for landmark Tourism Workers’ Pension Scheme

Jamaica's Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett, is set to announce the appointment of a Board of Trustees for the ... Read More

Dusit Thani Maldives appoints a German General Manager

Dusit Thani Maldives appoints a German General Manager

Dusit International appointed  Mr Thomas Weber  as the new General Manager of Dusit Thani Maldives. Mr Weber brings with ... Read More

Aviation industry debates airport IT and security in London

Aviation industry debates airport IT and security in London

Smart security screening, cyber-attacks, drone incursions, applications of artificial intelligence and robotics are some of the biggest focus areas ... Read More

Teenage eco-ambassadors clean up plastic trash from Hawaii’s shoreline

Teenage eco-ambassadors clean up plastic trash from Hawaii’s shoreline

Hawaii is known for having some of the most beautiful and picturesque beaches in the world -- and it’s ... Read More

Puerto Rico says ‘thank you’ two years after Hurricane Maria

Puerto Rico says ‘thank you’ two years after Hurricane Maria

Today marks two years since Hurricane Maria, and Puerto Rico’s tourism community wants to say THANK YOU to all ... Read More

Caribbean youth to tackle issues of smart travel and jobs of the future at CTO regional event

Caribbean youth to tackle issues of smart travel and jobs of the future at CTO regional event

Students from 14 Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) member countries will tackle some of the most pertinent issues facing the ... Read More

Brand USA hosts 13th annual U.S. – China Tourism Leadership Summit

Brand USA hosts 13th annual U.S. – China Tourism Leadership Summit

Brand USA, the destination marketing organization for the United States, joined the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the ... Read More

Wharf Hotels appoints new General Manager of Marco Polo Jinjiang

Wharf Hotels appoints new General Manager of Marco Polo Jinjiang

Wharf Hotels is pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher Johnson as General Manager of Marco Polo Jinjiang, to ... Read More

WTM World Responsible Tourism Awards announce finalists

WTM World Responsible Tourism Awards announce finalists

The WTM World Responsible Tourism Gold and Silver Award finalists have been announced for 2019. After an extensive process, ... Read More

Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian to showcase future of travel with CES 2020 keynote

Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian to showcase future of travel with CES 2020 keynote

Delta Air Lines will showcase the transformation of the air travel experience at CES 2020, making history as the ... Read More

Launch of ‘Travalyst’ threatens companies which do not become more environmentally minded

Launch of ‘Travalyst’ threatens companies which do not become more environmentally minded

Tourism related partners that do not get involved with ‘Travalyst’, or become more sustainability-focused, face losing credibility and missing ... Read More

Ovolo Group CEO calls for hospitality industry assistance during trying times in Hong Kong

Ovolo Group CEO calls for hospitality industry assistance during trying times in Hong Kong

Ovolo Group’s founder & CEO, Girish Jhunjhnuwala, has called on the Hong Kong Government for assistance for the local ... Read More

Belgrade launches joint Chinese-Serbian police patrols in tourist areas of Belgrade

Belgrade launches joint Chinese-Serbian police patrols in tourist areas of Belgrade

The first joint patrol of Chinese and Serbian policemen was presented to the public in downtown Belgrade on Wednesday. ... Read More

St. Kitts develops the growth potential of its Canadian market

St. Kitts develops the growth potential of its Canadian market

The delegation from St. Kitts led by Minister of Tourism the Hon. Lindsay F.P. Grant met with top management ... Read More

Royal Caribbean’s CEO to present at CTO’s Caribbean tourism outlook forum

Royal Caribbean’s CEO to present at CTO’s Caribbean tourism outlook forum

Member governments of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) will have a unique opportunity to sit face-to-face with the top ... Read More

Grenadian tour guides complete phase one of Aquila international certification training

Grenadian tour guides complete phase one of Aquila international certification training

More than thirty tour guides in Grenada completed phase one of training facilitated by the Aquila Center for Cruise ... Read More

UAE delegation visits European countries ahead of World Tolerance Summit

UAE delegation visits European countries ahead of World Tolerance Summit

A UAE delegation comprising officials of the second edition of World Tolerance Summit (WTS) concluded a series of visits ... Read More

Bizarre proposal to replace NYC Central Park’s male statues with female ones ridiculed on Twitter

Bizarre proposal to replace NYC Central Park’s male statues with female ones ridiculed on Twitter

A conspicuously ‘woke’ New York City official has proposed that male statues inhabiting the metropolis’s famed Central Park should ... Read More

Man shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ stabs soldier in throat at Milan Central Station

Man shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ stabs soldier in throat at Milan Central Station

An assailant who reportedly shouted “Allahu Akbar” stabbed an Italian soldier in the throat outside the Central Station in Milan, ... Read More

Ottawa Tourism and Hague Convention Bureau sign meetings and conference MOU

Ottawa Tourism and Hague Convention Bureau sign meetings and conference MOU

Senior representatives from Ottawa Tourism and The Hague Convention Bureau gathered yesterday to witness the signing of a Memorandum ... Read More

Safaris in Uganda? The only 20/20 tour operator is: Let’s Go Travel

Safaris in Uganda? The only 20/20 tour operator is: Let’s Go Travel

Traveling to Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya or Rwanda? Let’s Go Travel is evidence, that not all Uganda Tour Operators are designed ... Read More

Akaryn Hotel Group names new VP to drive international expansion

Akaryn Hotel Group names new VP to drive international expansion

Akaryn Hotel Group headquartered in Bangkok, Thailand, announced the appointment of Eugene Chew as its new Vice President of ... Read More

Too fat to fly: Air India puts its crew on diet

Too fat to fly: Air India puts its crew on diet

Air India has announced a new regulation for its flight crew members: their inflight meals will be offered from ... Read More

Airbus announces new executive appointment

Airbus announces new executive appointment

To maintain the growth and development of the Middle-Eastern and North-African advanced communications and collaboration solution markets, Airbus has ... Read More

UNWTO’s NO to member states, WTTC and eTN : A European Delegate speaks out

UNWTO’s NO to member states, WTTC and eTN : A European Delegate speaks out

The General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization  2019 just concluded in St. Petersburg, Russia. The event is expected ... Read More

Naked Germans at Saunas, Whirlpools and Nude Beaches

Naked Germans at Saunas, Whirlpools and Nude Beaches

What German tourists enjoy? German tourists love to get naked at home and when visiting the world. Tourists in ... Read More

Paris Hotel Lutetia announces new GM

Paris Hotel Lutetia announces new GM

The Set Hotels announced the appointment of François-Xavier Schoeffer as General Manager of the Hotel Lutetia in Paris, effective ... Read More