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“Escape To Jamaica” Instagram Live series delivers a taste of the destination
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“Escape To Jamaica” Instagram Live series delivers a taste of the destination

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 1, 2020

The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) is using its digital platform to deliver a virtual care package to uplift and inspire ... Read More

African Tourism Board applauds United Bank of Africa
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African Tourism Board applauds United Bank of Africa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2020

The African Tourism Board, a pan-African international, intergovernmental organization founded with the vision to promote Africa's huge tourism assets as ... Read More

Bartlett meets with Craft Vendors to discuss strategies to mitigate against  COVID-19 impact
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Bartlett meets with Craft Vendors to discuss strategies to mitigate against COVID-19 impact

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 27, 2020

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has met with craft vendors, one of the key sub-sector groups in tourism, ... Read More

COVID-19 Testing: Is Germany about to save the world?
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COVID-19 Testing: Is Germany about to save the world?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2020

Bosch, a 77.9 Billion Euro company based in Germany with 403,000 employees in 125 locations gives hope to the world ... Read More

Tourism Resilience means Challenges, Opportunities & Hope: Bartlett speaks out
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Tourism Resilience means Challenges, Opportunities & Hope: Bartlett speaks out

Hon. Edmund Bartlett Hon. Edmund Bartlett- March 26, 2020

Known to see the world also from out of the box the Hon. Edmund Bartlett is not only the current ... Read More

Bartlett: Ministries of Tourism and Health, JHTA partnering to provide rooms for COVID-19 patients
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Bartlett: Ministries of Tourism and Health, JHTA partnering to provide rooms for COVID-19 patients

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 24, 2020

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has announced that his Ministry along with the Ministry of Health and Wellness ... Read More

Frankfurt Airport remains open
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Frankfurt Airport remains open

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 24, 2020

FRAPORT today said the operations of cargo-aircrafts are anot impacted by the outbreak of Coronavirus. Frankfurt plays a key role ... Read More

Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation statement on Passing of Sol Kerzner
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Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation statement on Passing of Sol Kerzner

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 22, 2020

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation is deeply saddened by the passing of Sol Kerzner. He brought an original ... Read More

Jamaica to join UNWTO’s global effort to mitigate impact of COVID-19 on tourism
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Jamaica to join UNWTO’s global effort to mitigate impact of COVID-19 on tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2020

Senior officials at Jamaica’s Ministry of Tourism yesterday participated in a virtual meeting with the United Nations World Tourism Organization ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board CEO: Stay home and travel later – we are all in this together!
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Seychelles Tourism Board CEO: Stay home and travel later – we are all in this together!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 19, 2020

Sherin Francis is one of the hardest working CEOs in the travel and tourism industry, welcoming visitors to her island ... Read More

Ready to get on a European Cruise without plane?
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Ready to get on a European Cruise without plane?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 19, 2020

Germany with the rest of the world is going through a complete stop of the travel and tourism industry. This ... Read More

New! How buzz.travel will keep your travel business active during COVID-19
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New! How buzz.travel will keep your travel business active during COVID-19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2020

What is the new buzz.travel? Do you like Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin? Are you ready for virtual meetings and discussions? World ... Read More

Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation update on COVID-19
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Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation update on COVID-19

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 17, 2020

The Bahamas Ministry of Health is working closely with  all pertinent government agencies throughout the destination to execute the Bahamas ... Read More

Minister Bartlett updates major airlines on COVID-19 travel protocols
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Minister Bartlett updates major airlines on COVID-19 travel protocols

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 17, 2020

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett, this morning met via international video conference with several major airline partners to ... Read More

Ministers of Health & Tourism Video Conference Tourism Industry
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Ministers of Health & Tourism Video Conference Tourism Industry

editor editor- March 16, 2020

Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett and Health Minister Dr. Christopher Tufton and other senior Government officials hosted a video conference ... Read More

Jamaica established Protocols to Manage COVID-19 in Jamaican Tourism Entities
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Jamaica established Protocols to Manage COVID-19 in Jamaican Tourism Entities

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2020

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced that his Ministry has established measures that should be adopted by all ... Read More

Fraport Traffic Figures February 2020: Passenger Decline Continues at Frankfurt Airport
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Fraport Traffic Figures February 2020: Passenger Decline Continues at Frankfurt Airport

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 12, 2020

In February 2020, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) served some 4.4 million passengers – a 4.0 percent decline year-on-year. For the first ... Read More

International Tourism Safety & Security Conference in Las Vegas Cancelled
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International Tourism Safety & Security Conference in Las Vegas Cancelled

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 12, 2020

Organized by the International Association of Tourism Safety & Security Professionals in cooperation with SaferTourism.com  the 27th International Tourism Safety ... Read More

IMEX Frankfurt Cancelled: Founder Ray Bloom confirmed the show cannot go on
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IMEX Frankfurt Cancelled: Founder Ray Bloom confirmed the show cannot go on

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 11, 2020

Ray Bloom, the owner and founder of IMEX just less than a week ago assured the global MICE industry IMEX ... Read More

WTTC Global Summit Cancelled: Change of direction for Travel Industry
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WTTC Global Summit Cancelled: Change of direction for Travel Industry

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 11, 2020

Gloria Guevara, the CEO of WTTC needs to be applauded for showing leadership in tough times for the travel and ... Read More

February arrivals  to Guam decline as Guam Tourism mitigates coronavirus impact
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February arrivals to Guam decline as Guam Tourism mitigates coronavirus impact

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2020

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) has released the preliminary visitor arrival reports for the first two months of 2020. January ... Read More

How World Tourism Confronted Coronavirus in Berlin today?
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How World Tourism Confronted Coronavirus in Berlin today?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 6, 2020

Traveling during Coronavirus? No more?  The global travel and tourism industry is in a state of panic, disbelief, and business ... Read More

Flight Centre Travel Boosts Tech Platform with TPConnects Investment
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Flight Centre Travel Boosts Tech Platform with TPConnects Investment

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 3, 2020

THE Flight Centre Travel Group (ASX: FLT) has strengthened its technology roadmap via a strategic investment in a business that ... Read More

Zero Discrimination Day
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Zero Discrimination Day

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- March 2, 2020

On the occasion of the International Day against Discrimination, and in the wake of the presidential State of the Nation ... Read More

FRAPORT  cost reduction due to Coronavirus
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FRAPORT cost reduction due to Coronavirus

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2020

After Lufthansa informed about cutting costs due to the threat of Coronavirus, now the first airport is coming out with ... Read More

Space for visions: Center for Creativity at Frankfurt Airport
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Space for visions: Center for Creativity at Frankfurt Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2020

Soft drinks, LEGO, lounge chairs: what sounds like a relaxed family vacation at the beach is actually a unique facility ... Read More

Civil Rights Trail Announces New Sites for 2020
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Civil Rights Trail Announces New Sites for 2020

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2020

Four new attractions and one new city have been added to the U.S. Civil Rights Trail (USCRT), officials announced Thursday. ... Read More

Frankfurt Airport Starts the Year with Passenger Decline
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Frankfurt Airport Starts the Year with Passenger Decline

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 13, 2020

In January 2020, some 4.6 million passengers traveled through Frankfurt Airport (FRA) – a decline of 0.7 percent compared to ... Read More

Minister Bartlett to visit TD Jakes Ministry in Texas
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Minister Bartlett to visit TD Jakes Ministry in Texas

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2020

Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett will visit Texas on Thursday, to meet with Bishop TD Jakes at his church, the ... Read More

Exhibition in Belgrade will present the tourist potential of Russian regions
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Exhibition in Belgrade will present the tourist potential of Russian regions

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2020

Serbia will host the 42nd International Belgrade Tourism Fair on February 20-23, 2020. The tourist potential of Russian regions will ... Read More

Embassies to help market African Tourism
African Tourism Board News

Embassies to help market African Tourism

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- February 12, 2020

Setting new plans and strategies to market African tourism within and outside the continent, the African Tourism Board (ATB) is ... Read More

Who will speak at the WTTC Summit in Cancun?
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Who will speak at the WTTC Summit in Cancun?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 10, 2020

After moving the 20th Global Summit of the World Travel & Tourism Council <WTTC> from Puerto Rico to Cancun, Quintana ... Read More

Jetwing Kandy Gallery Welcomes First Guests
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Jetwing Kandy Gallery Welcomes First Guests

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 8, 2020

In Sri Lanka, Jetwing Hotels opens its doors to the first guests at their latest boutique resort – Jetwing Kandy ... Read More

Jamaica’s first Artisan Village takes shape… Next steps, theming, says Bartlett
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Jamaica’s first Artisan Village takes shape… Next steps, theming, says Bartlett

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2020

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says Jamaica’s first Artisan Village is taking shape and the next phase will be its ... Read More

Hotel Enhanced Coronavirus Safety Measures
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Hotel Enhanced Coronavirus Safety Measures

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 6, 2020

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is providing a reassuring hand to travellers with added safety measures and greater flexibility for changing ... Read More

Fraport AG Supervisory Board chairman announces retirement
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Fraport AG Supervisory Board chairman announces retirement

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2020

Karlheinz Weimar, Fraport AG’s chairman of supervisory board, will retire from his position as chairman and board member at the ... Read More