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Travel warning for Lebanon: UAE, Saudi Arabia, USA among other countries

Travel warning for Lebanon: UAE, Saudi Arabia, USA among other countries

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates were among countries that are now warning their citizens from traveling to ... Read More

Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre issues statement on Passage of Super-Typhoon Hagibis

Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre issues statement on Passage of Super-Typhoon Hagibis

The recent passage of Typhoon Hagibis last week was a stark reminder of the urgent need for resilient societies ... Read More

Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre reaches out to Japan

Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre reaches out to Japan

The Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre issued a statement on the passage of super-Typhoon Hagibis. The recent ... Read More

Projects worth $23 billion will be discussed at ‘Riyadh: The Sustainable City’ forum

Projects worth $23 billion will be discussed at ‘Riyadh: The Sustainable City’ forum

The Royal Commission for Riyadh City (RCRC), formally known as Riyadh Development Authority, has invited international experts to participate ... Read More

Nigeria Tourism to create 100 million jobs by 2028

Nigeria Tourism to create 100 million jobs by 2028

Joseph Ari, the Director-General of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF)  said forecast has shown that Nigeria would be earning ... Read More

Best Cruises to Bahamas?  The role of Grand Bahama and Abaco

Best Cruises to Bahamas? The role of Grand Bahama and Abaco

The cruise industry remains committed to both the recovery of Grand Bahama and Abaco and bringing more guests to ... Read More

UAE and UNESCO partnership: Restoring historic churches in Iraq

UAE and UNESCO partnership: Restoring historic churches in Iraq

UAE becomes first country in the world to reconstruct Christian churches in Iraq. The UAE and UNESCO renewed their ... Read More

Heathrow: IAG airline group commits to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050

Heathrow: IAG airline group commits to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050

Heathrow Airport announced the plan by British Airways parent company IAG to offset carbon emissions for all its UK ... Read More

Aeroflot flight makes emergency landing after passenger brings gun on board

Aeroflot flight makes emergency landing after passenger brings gun on board

Russian national flag carrier's flight attendant must have been very surprised when one of the passengers on Aeroflot flights ... Read More

Airline misleading passengers on flight delays and baggage loss?

Airline misleading passengers on flight delays and baggage loss?

FlyersRights.org, the largest airline passenger organization, on October 4 filed a reply brief in its Flight Delay Compensation Notice ... Read More

Smart Cities Declaration at Kazakhstan Urban Tourism Summit

Smart Cities Declaration at Kazakhstan Urban Tourism Summit

City leaders from around the world have met in the Kazakh capital of Nur-Sultan for the World Tourism Organization ... Read More

Goodbye ‘borderless’ Europe? Denmark sets border checks at Swedish border

Goodbye ‘borderless’ Europe? Denmark sets border checks at Swedish border

Denmark's Justice Minister Nick Haekkerup announced today in Copenhagen that the country will set up temporary internal border checks ... Read More

War, Water and Peace: A wake-up call for tourism and media

War, Water and Peace: A wake-up call for tourism and media

Water and climate change are factors of War and Peace. Tourism as an industry of peace has its role.  ... Read More

Uganda plans to kill gays again: Tourism alarmed and Joe Biden has a message

Uganda plans to kill gays again: Tourism alarmed and Joe Biden has a message

Uganda has deadly threats for the LGBT Community again. As consequence tourism may face a new call for a ... Read More

Bahamas Relief Foundation & GEM aim to raise $10 million for Hurricane Dorian relief

Bahamas Relief Foundation & GEM aim to raise $10 million for Hurricane Dorian relief

It was announced today that in a joint effort, the Global Empowerment Mission (GEM) will act as an ‘Official ... Read More

Saint Lucia Cruise Tourism: No more harassment of visitors

Saint Lucia Cruise Tourism: No more harassment of visitors

Saint Lucia Tourism stakeholders are not hiding challenges, but with the help of Dr. Peter Tarlow from SaferTourism they ... Read More

Australia’s South West Sustainable Tourism Observatory joins UNWTO Observatory Network

Australia’s South West Sustainable Tourism Observatory joins UNWTO Observatory Network

Australia’s South West Sustainable Tourism Observatory, has officially become the latest member of the World Tourism Organization’s International Network ... Read More

Jammu and Kashmir are again tourist destinations

Jammu and Kashmir are again tourist destinations

Tourists warned by the Indian government to leave Jammu and Kashmir just days before the state was stripped of ... Read More

Jamaica calls for a Regional Tourism Resilience Fund at GCF in South Korea

Jamaica calls for a Regional Tourism Resilience Fund at GCF in South Korea

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlettis attending the second edition of the Green climate fund (GCF) in South Korea. ... Read More

Why is Bwindi National Park the best destination for Gorilla Trekking in Africa?

Why is Bwindi National Park the best destination for Gorilla Trekking in Africa?

Have your heart set on visiting Uganda soon? If so, including Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in your plans is a ... Read More

Egypt’s tourism authorities ban fish feeding during diving tours

Egypt’s tourism authorities ban fish feeding during diving tours

Egyptian tourism authorities announced that foreign tourists will be instructed not to feed fish during diving tours. Egypt's tourists ... Read More

IATA: Significant progress at 40th International Civil Aviation Organization Assembly

IATA: Significant progress at 40th International Civil Aviation Organization Assembly

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) commended the significant progress made by governments at the 40th Assembly of the ... Read More

UNWTO and EBRD partner to strengthen sustainable and inclusive tourism

UNWTO and EBRD partner to strengthen sustainable and inclusive tourism

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the UNWTO are joining forces to strengthen sustainable and inclusive tourism ... Read More

Vietnam warns visitors and residents to stay indoors due to poor air quality

Vietnam warns visitors and residents to stay indoors due to poor air quality

Vietnamese authorities warned the visitors and the residents that they should spend less time outdoors, as air quality has ... Read More

Austria and Iran tourism partnership

Austria and Iran tourism partnership

At a Sustainable Tourism Conference. an agreement was signed by an Austrian delegation of travel and tourism leaders with ... Read More

Turtle protection program calls visitors to the Mexican Caribbean

Turtle protection program calls visitors to the Mexican Caribbean

With thousands of sea turtles saved every season since the program’s inception nearly 40 years ago, the turtle protection ... Read More

Ramsar site on Katonga River under serious threat by Chinese investors

Ramsar site on Katonga River under serious threat by Chinese investors

A Ramsar site on the Katonga River in Uganda is under serious threat by investors who are reclaiming this ... Read More

Tipsy Yellowstone tourist falls into Old Faithful’s thermal pool, hospitalized with severe burns

Tipsy Yellowstone tourist falls into Old Faithful’s thermal pool, hospitalized with severe burns

Yellowstone National Park visitor has been taken to the hospital with severe burns after he tripped and fell into ... Read More

Boeing CEO: The company to focus on product and services safety

Boeing CEO: The company to focus on product and services safety

Boeing Chairman, President and CEO Dennis Muilenburg today announced several immediate actions he is taking to strengthen the company's ... Read More

Moscow Domodedovo Airport hosts its first open yoga session

Moscow Domodedovo Airport hosts its first open yoga session

On September 29, Moscow Domodedovo Airport conducted its first open yoga session to celebrate World Heart Day. Yoga teachers ... Read More

UNWTO: World Tourism Day 2019 celebrates “Tourism and Jobs: A Better Future For All”

UNWTO: World Tourism Day 2019 celebrates “Tourism and Jobs: A Better Future For All”

Tourism’s potential to build a “better future for all” is the central message of World Tourism Day 2019, which ... Read More

The world is in flames: Facing ecological challenges with Alain Daniélou

The world is in flames: Facing ecological challenges with Alain Daniélou

Jacques Cloarec, Honorary President of FIND (India-Europe Foundation for New Dialogues), shared his thoughts on the current situation of ... Read More

Tanzania records increased number of wild animal attacks on humans

Tanzania records increased number of wild animal attacks on humans

Tanzania’s two-year anti-poaching program has registered mixed results with a spike of a quick increase in wildlife populations in ... Read More

CTO Tourism Sector Outlook Forum: Interview with JetBlue’s Mike Pezzicola

CTO Tourism Sector Outlook Forum: Interview with JetBlue’s Mike Pezzicola

Member governments of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) and leaders from entities that generate business to the region meet ... Read More

Russian Arctic National Park welcomes record 1306 visitors in 2019

Russian Arctic National Park welcomes record 1306 visitors in 2019

The Russian Arctic National Park, which is Russia’s northernmost and biggest nature reserve (8.8 million hectares), which unites the ... Read More

PATA announces vision for 2020: ‘Partnerships for Tomorrow’

PATA announces vision for 2020: ‘Partnerships for Tomorrow’

In line with the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has announced ... Read More