Tag: assessment

Turkmenistan Airlines ‘committed’ to achieve compliance with international air safety standards
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Turkmenistan Airlines ‘committed’ to achieve compliance with international air safety standards

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Turkmenistan Airlines (TUA) is committed to raising their performance following difficulties in satisfying relevant EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) requirements ... Read More

Turkmenistan Airlines improves safety standards with Lufthansa
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Turkmenistan Airlines improves safety standards with Lufthansa

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

Turkmenistan Airlines (TUA) is the only airline of Turkmenistan, headquartered in Ashgabat. It operates domestic and international passenger and cargo ... Read More

Dead whale highlights major faults with octopus fishing industry in False Bay
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Dead whale highlights major faults with octopus fishing industry in False Bay

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Another dead 12-metre Bryde’s whale was found in False Bay near Cape Town last week after becoming entangled in octopus ... Read More

World unites to fight against cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro
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World unites to fight against cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- June 11, 2019

Thousands of people across the globe have come together protesting against the potential building of a controversial cable car on ... Read More

UNWTO: Sustainability a key part of tourism policies, but more still to be  done
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UNWTO: Sustainability a key part of tourism policies, but more still to be done

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

Countries around the world are integrating sustainability in their tourism policies but the evidence on the results of their implementation ... Read More

China warns students planning to study in US to ‘strengthen risk assessment’
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China warns students planning to study in US to ‘strengthen risk assessment’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

The government of China warned its citizens on Monday of the risk in planning to study abroad at an American ... Read More

Tourism Marketing for the summer months
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Tourism Marketing for the summer months

mm Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- June 3, 2019

With June’s arrival, tourism professionals should have begun to think about the summer months. In much of the world, these ... Read More

Air Canada 2018 corporate sustainability report
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Air Canada 2018 corporate sustainability report

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

Air Canada today issued Citizens of the World, its 2018 corporate sustainability report. The report details the airline's progress in ... Read More

Qatar Airways recognized for its commitment to preventing illegal endangered wildlife trade
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Qatar Airways recognized for its commitment to preventing illegal endangered wildlife trade

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

Qatar Airways is today celebrating becoming the world’s first airline to achieve a new industry standard for the prevention of ... Read More

Sustainability Report published by Qatar Airways
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Sustainability Report published by Qatar Airways

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

Qatar Airways Group today published its Sustainability Report 18 (covering the period 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018), detailing ... Read More

ILTM: Three consumer archetypes driving wellness and luxury travel in Asia
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ILTM: Three consumer archetypes driving wellness and luxury travel in Asia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

At the forefront of luxury travel trends, International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM) Asia Pacific opened in Singapore. To mark the ... Read More

Chinese tourism is FIT and healthy
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Chinese tourism is FIT and healthy

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 29, 2019

“Chinese tourism is FIT and healthy.” That is the latest evaluation after a research company analysed over 17 million flight ... Read More

Bugoma Forest must remain, says Uganda’s President, but conservationists not celebrating just yet
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Bugoma Forest must remain, says Uganda’s President, but conservationists not celebrating just yet

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- May 18, 2019

Following a sustained campaign over a court ruling to lease Bugoma Forest to Hoima Sugar Works last month, Uganda President ... Read More

Statutory consultation on Heathrow Airport expansion
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Statutory consultation on Heathrow Airport expansion

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019

London Heathrow has announced that its statutory 12 and a half-week consultation on its expansion plans will launch on the 18th ... Read More

United Airlines named a top company for diversity
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United Airlines named a top company for diversity

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019

This week, United Airlines was honored by DiversityInc with their "DiversityInc Top 50" designation, lauding the airline's leadership in promoting ... Read More

Eurovision Song Contest in Israel: A terror target for Islamic Jihads?
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Eurovision Song Contest in Israel: A terror target for Islamic Jihads?

The Media Line The Media Line- May 5, 2019

The Eurovision Song Contest, a massively popular annual competition, a major travel and tourism event, is set to take place ... Read More

Tourism and Spying for the U.S. Government: A Recruiter Explains
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Tourism and Spying for the U.S. Government: A Recruiter Explains

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019

Travel, Tourism and spying has been in the spotlight a number of times. "Convincing a Russian to work as a ... Read More

Tanzania government sticks to its fists over privatized state hotels
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Tanzania government sticks to its fists over privatized state hotels

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 30, 2019

The Tanzania government once again warned investors over a possible re-possession of poorly-performing hotels and lodges in northern Tanzania wildlife ... Read More

Air Canada updates schedule due to ongoing grounding of Boeing 737 MAX jets
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Air Canada updates schedule due to ongoing grounding of Boeing 737 MAX jets

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019

Air Canada said today that to provide customers greater certainty for their summer travel plans it has further adjusted its ... Read More

Expression of interests launched for new carrying-capacity studies for La Digue, Mahe and Praslin
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Expression of interests launched for new carrying-capacity studies for La Digue, Mahe and Praslin

editor editor- April 24, 2019

The Seychelles Ministry for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine have recently launched 2 expression of interests for carrying capacity ... Read More

How Emirates is supporting and preserving biodiversity
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How Emirates is supporting and preserving biodiversity

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019

Taking its environmental responsibilities seriously and championing wildlife conservation across different corners of the planet, the Emirates Group is playing ... Read More

FAA provides aviation careers to people with disabilities
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FAA provides aviation careers to people with disabilities

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced a pilot program to help prepare people with disabilities for careers in air ... Read More

Cable Car to be introduced on Mount Kilimanjaro, amid protest
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Cable Car to be introduced on Mount Kilimanjaro, amid protest

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- April 4, 2019

A cable car is to be rolled out on Mount Kilimanjaro by a foreign company to improve access and boost ... Read More

Jetwing Ayurveda Pavilions: A paragon of wellness and vitality
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Jetwing Ayurveda Pavilions: A paragon of wellness and vitality

editor editor- March 28, 2019

The ancient art and science of Ayurveda was developed thousands of years ago in the Indian Subcontinent and is believed ... Read More

Jetwing Ayurveda Pavilions – a paragon of wellness and vitality
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Jetwing Ayurveda Pavilions – a paragon of wellness and vitality

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019

The ancient art and science of Ayurveda was developed thousands of years ago in the Indian Subcontinent and is believed ... Read More

Uganda travel and trafficking
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Uganda travel and trafficking

editor editor- March 23, 2019

Sub-Saharan Africa has enormous tourism potential: leopards lounging in acacia trees, elephant herds drifting across vast savannah plains, gorillas and ... Read More

ICAO experts agree on global measures towards sustainable aviation
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ICAO experts agree on global measures towards sustainable aviation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019

Global measures to address aviation’s environmental impact were agreed at a meeting of the two hundred and fifty experts of ... Read More

2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city
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2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

Trade tensions and populist undercurrents continue to dominate the global economic climate. Combined with the threat of stringent and inconsistent ... Read More

World Bank announces Air Transport Annual Report
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World Bank announces Air Transport Annual Report

editor editor- March 12, 2019

The 14th edition of the World Bank Group (WBG) Air Transport Annual Report, which outlines the support that is given ... Read More

Global Tourism Resilience Centre Board of Governors announces 2019 projects
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Global Tourism Resilience Centre Board of Governors announces 2019 projects

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019

Board Members and associates of the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center (GTRCMC) had their second meeting, in Berlin, ... Read More

India International Hotel, Travel and Tourism Research Conference brings industry experts together
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India International Hotel, Travel and Tourism Research Conference brings industry experts together

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- March 1, 2019

Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology inaugurated the 9th India International Hotel, Travel and Tourism Research Conference ... Read More

FAA changes environmental review of Charlotte-Douglas International Airport runway
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FAA changes environmental review of Charlotte-Douglas International Airport runway

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has decided to convert the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed new runway and ... Read More

Botswana proposes banning hunting and trade as elephant population declines
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Botswana proposes banning hunting and trade as elephant population declines

editor editor- February 26, 2019

The results of the recent and most extensive elephant population survey of Botswana estimates the country’s population at 126,000 elephants, ... Read More

FAA: Vietnam’s Civil Aviation Authority meets international safety standards
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FAA: Vietnam’s Civil Aviation Authority meets international safety standards

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced that Vietnam complies with international safety standards and ... Read More

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Jamaica takes the lead on Global Tourism Resilience Management

editor editor- February 8, 2019

Resilience is everybody’s business. All policymakers in the Caribbean must be concerned about the resilience of their national sectors amid ... Read More

Mission to develop Tourism Satellite Account kick starts in Seychelles
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Mission to develop Tourism Satellite Account kick starts in Seychelles

editor editor- February 4, 2019

Following an assessment of the national tourism statistical system of the Seychelles conducted in 2017 by the United Nations World ... Read More