Category: Press releases

The United States of America intends to join UNWTO

The United States of America intends to join UNWTO

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 17, 2019 07:42 0

U.S. Tourism and UNWTO is making history in Baku, Azerbaijan. The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is currently holding its Executive Council Meeting in Baku, Azerbaijan. ... Read More

Chicago Marriott Schaumburg announces $22 million renovation

Chicago Marriott Schaumburg announces $22 million renovation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 23:00 0

Chicago Marriott Schaumburg has officially begun a $22 million renovation, with an expected completion date of August 2019. The property is elegantly updated to revitalize ... Read More

PATA Youth Symposium empowers the next generation of tourism leaders

PATA Youth Symposium empowers the next generation of tourism leaders

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019 07:39 0

The PATA Youth Symposium, hosted by the Department of Tourism, Philippines, took place on the first day of the PATA Annual Summit 2019 on Thursday, ... Read More

South African Tourism appoints Trade Relations Officer

South African Tourism appoints Trade Relations Officer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 15:59 0

Sherwin Arends joins South African Tourism (SAT) as Trade Relations Officer, bringing a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the role following 12 years’ experience ... Read More

Seychelles Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine visits Shannon College graduates

Seychelles Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine visits Shannon College graduates

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2019 08:05 0

The Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Minister Didier Dogley accompanied by the Principal Secretary for Tourism, Anne Lafortune and the Director for ... Read More

Art Gallery or Hotel? Hotel Oriental Express in Tokyo Ginza

Art Gallery or Hotel? Hotel Oriental Express in Tokyo Ginza

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2019 07:31 0

Hotel Oriental Express in Tokyo Ginza is scheduled to open on July 26, 2019. The concept of Hotel Oriental Express Tokyo Ginza is the "Art Gallery ... Read More

“Best Worscht in Town” brings a currywurst buffet to Frankfurt Airport

“Best Worscht in Town” brings a currywurst buffet to Frankfurt Airport

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2019 13:14 0

rankfurt Airport is about to gain yet another culinary highlight: “Best Worscht in Town”, a German fast food chain that has achieved cult status, is ... Read More

GCC produces 1.8 million overnight stays in Germany during 2018

GCC produces 1.8 million overnight stays in Germany during 2018

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2019 07:23 0

The German National Tourist Board (GNTB) has announced that it will be showcasing a range of key destinations at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2019, which ... Read More

How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism

How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 12:14 3

African Tourism Board, (ATB)  has travel and security on its top agenda when attracting visitors to the continent. At the upcoming ATB Launch on April 11, ... Read More

African Tourism Board Launch welcomes Board of Airline Representatives of South Africa (BARSA)

African Tourism Board Launch welcomes Board of Airline Representatives of South Africa (BARSA)

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2019 09:12 0

June Crawford is the current CEO of BARSA, The Board of Airline Representatives of South Africa, and has held this position since 2014. She had previously ... Read More

Europeans travel to GCC in record numbers: 29% increase by 2023 expected

Europeans travel to GCC in record numbers: 29% increase by 2023 expected

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019 09:13 0

Arrivals from Europe to the GCC will increase 29% over the period 2018 to 2023, driven by new and direct flight routes, a growing number ... Read More

Seychelles represented at Spotlight Africa workshop, Lusaka

Seychelles represented at Spotlight Africa workshop, Lusaka

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 11, 2019 09:57 0

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) attended the Spotlight Africa Workshop held in Lusaka, Zambia, which took place on the February 13, 2019, organised by Houston ... Read More

Guyana Tourism together with SUNx to bring Climate Change education

Guyana Tourism together with SUNx to bring Climate Change education

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 20:41 0

Guyana which has been named the #1 “Best of Ecotourism” destination and one of the world’s Top 10 Sustainable Destinations at this week’s ITB Berlin ... Read More

Crashed: Ethiopian Airlines ET302 Addis Ababa to Nairobi

Crashed: Ethiopian Airlines ET302 Addis Ababa to Nairobi

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 08:44 8

Star Alliance carrier Ethiopian Airlines is reporting a fatal accident and crash. The jet is a brand new Boeing 737 MAX 8 - delivered to ... Read More

Travel & Tourism continues strong growth above global GDP

Travel & Tourism continues strong growth above global GDP

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 12:38 0

The global Travel & Tourism sector grew at 3.9% to contribute a record $8.8 trillion and 319 million jobs to the world economy in 2018. ... Read More

Seychelles to take over Berlin in a tropical storm as strong tourism delegation hits ITB in March

Seychelles to take over Berlin in a tropical storm as strong tourism delegation hits ITB in March

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019 10:04 0

Destination Seychelles will have a strong presence in the German capital, Berlin, as a 42 strong member delegation gets ready to attend the 53rd edition ... Read More

dusitD2 Nairobi hotel to reopen after January terrorist attack

dusitD2 Nairobi hotel to reopen after January terrorist attack

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019 17:25 0

Thailand's Dusit International has announced it will reopen the dusitD2 Nairobi hotel at the heart of the 14 Riverside complex as an act of solidarity ... Read More

PATA Micronesia Chapter: New Board of Directors and Chairs

PATA Micronesia Chapter: New Board of Directors and Chairs

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 2, 2019 05:36 0

This past month marked the end of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Micronesia Chapter’s directorship for 2017 – 2018. For the past four years ... Read More

FRAPORT Airport Tour with a Focus on Terminal 3 Construction Project

FRAPORT Airport Tour with a Focus on Terminal 3 Construction Project

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 5, 2018 00:49 2

The future Terminal 3 at Frankfurt Airport is one of the largest privately funded construction projects underway in Europe. Read More

Klook and Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts are now partners

Klook and Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts are now partners

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 4, 2018 21:56 1

Klook, a global travel activity booking platform, and Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts announced a global strategic partnership that will enable hotel guests to directly access ... Read More

Christmas Spirit Comes to Frankfurt Airport:

Christmas Spirit Comes to Frankfurt Airport:

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 2, 2018 21:11 0

The days are growing shorter, the nights are becoming chillier, and there is a growing appetite for gingerbread and mulled wine – in other words, ... Read More

New opportunities for Spanish tourists: Moscow

New opportunities for Spanish tourists: Moscow

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- November 21, 2018 23:11 0

The Moscow City Tourism Committee will take part in IBTM World 2018, an international travel event. The Committee will explain ongoing cooperation between Spain and Moscow ... Read More

Alaska Highway Improvements

Alaska Highway Improvements

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 15, 2018 12:16 0

The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Canadian Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility, and Member of Parliament for Delta, announced that four contracts were awarded ... Read More

Smoking Cannabis: Face heightened crash risk

Smoking Cannabis: Face heightened crash risk

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 14, 2018 19:59 2

Young Canadians are more at risk of a vehicle crash even five hours after inhaling cannabis, according to results of a clinical trial conducted at ... Read More

Worldwide Hotels Group: Global Expansion

Worldwide Hotels Group: Global Expansion

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 14, 2018 19:45 0

Six hotel brands in Singapore and eight additional hotels elsewhere could mean a global expansion for Worldwide Hotel Group. Read More

Carina Bauer honored with Leadership Award in Collaboration at Spirit of Hospitality Awards

Carina Bauer honored with Leadership Award in Collaboration at Spirit of Hospitality Awards

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 14, 2018 19:40 0

Carina Bauer, CEO of the IMEX Group has been presented with the Leadership Award in Collaboration by the Timothy S.Y. Lam Foundation (TSYLF) at the ... Read More

Dubai plays host to inaugural Arabian Travel Market Advisory Board

Dubai plays host to inaugural Arabian Travel Market Advisory Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 14, 2018 10:46 1

Reed Travel Exhibitions, organiser of the annual Arabian Travel Market (ATM) showcase, hosted their inaugural Advisory Board Meeting at the Address Boulevard, Downtown Dubai, bringing ... Read More

MENA region in focus at WTM London

MENA region in focus at WTM London

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 7, 2018 23:10 0

With Expo 2020 on the horizon and the Middle East representing high growth potential for the travel industry, WTM London 2018 which takes place on ... Read More

Hertz has a new COO

Hertz has a new COO

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 4, 2018 05:17 0

Hertz Global Holdings, Inc., (NYSE: HTZ) announced that Tracy Gehlan has joined the company as Chief Operations Officer for Hertz International.  Reporting to Michel Taride, ... Read More

WTM London taps into rapidly expanding tours and activities sector

WTM London taps into rapidly expanding tours and activities sector

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 4, 2018 04:44 0

WTM London, the event where Ideas Arrive, has created an area dedicated to exhibitors in the tours and activities sector, as it recognises the market’s ... Read More

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