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PATA Annual Summit 2019: Issues of sustainability and social responsibility

PATA Annual Summit 2019: Issues of sustainability and social responsibility

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2019 04:13 0

The PATA Annual Summit 2019 (PAS 2019), under the theme ‘Progress with a Purpose’, opened in Cebu, Philippines on May 9 with 383 delegates from ... Read More

Thomas Cook Failure: Who to trust and how to communicate

Thomas Cook Failure: Who to trust and how to communicate

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- May 20, 2019 04:26 0

Thomas Cooks shares are effectively worth nothing right now. Thousands of British tourists looking forward to their holidays are not sure if they are really ... Read More

Investing in Tourism Sustainability Conference: Dr. Taleb Rifai Chair

Investing in Tourism Sustainability Conference: Dr. Taleb Rifai Chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 6, 2019 05:34 0

The inaugural Investing in Tourism Sustainability Conference will open in Sunny Beach, Bulgaria Ma 30-31. It will focus on investment in tourism in Bulgaria and ... Read More

Tanzanian media mogul and philanthropist passes away

Tanzanian media mogul and philanthropist passes away

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- May 2, 2019 19:55 0

Tanzanian billionaire, philanthropist and media mogul, Reginald Mengi, has passed away Wednesday night in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Aged 75, Mengi was the leading local ... Read More

Wimbledon 2019: Winning plans for players and spectators 

Wimbledon 2019: Winning plans for players and spectators 

Rita Payne - special to eTN Rita Payne - special to eTN- May 2, 2019 01:25 0

The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) has announced a series of significant changes for The Championships 2019 and beyond. In the buildup to the ... Read More

Arab Hotel Investment Conference is back: Why it’s so amazing

Arab Hotel Investment Conference is back: Why it’s so amazing

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- April 11, 2019 03:44 0

Last year, the move of the 14th Arab Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) from Dubai Jumeirah Madinat to the neighboring Emirate Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) was ... Read More

Game of Thrones final season is here! See where it all began in Malta

Game of Thrones final season is here! See where it all began in Malta

editor editor- April 4, 2019 20:41 0

As Game of Thrones approaches its final season, set to premiere on April 14, 2019, it’s a good time for die-hard fans to take a look ... Read More

WTTC 19th Global Summit final program: Changemakers including President Obama meet in Seville

WTTC 19th Global Summit final program: Changemakers including President Obama meet in Seville

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- March 31, 2019 20:05 2

The World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) will be heading to Seville, Spain this week to attend the  19th Global Summit of WTTC on April ... Read More

Airbnb co-founder headed to Phillippines for travel summit

Airbnb co-founder headed to Phillippines for travel summit

editor editor- March 27, 2019 20:56 0

“We are excited to be welcoming Mr. Nathan Blecharczyk to the PATA Annual Summit 2019. It is nearly impossible to talk about the travel and ... Read More

Turkish suspect in Utrecht terrorist attack arrested

Turkish suspect in Utrecht terrorist attack arrested

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 22:42 0

Utrecht's police chief has confirmed that the 37-year-old Turkish suspect in the deadly shooting on a tram in the Netherlands has been arrested. Gökmen Tanis ... Read More

Record number of passengers hit Heathrow’s runway for London Fashion Week

Record number of passengers hit Heathrow’s runway for London Fashion Week

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019 17:15 0

Heathrow welcomed 5.48 million passengers in 28 days, securing the airport’s 28th consecutive record month for passenger growth (+1.7% vs February 2018). February’s result has ... Read More

Find Out Where Game of Thrones all Began and Explore their First Film Locations in Malta!

Find Out Where Game of Thrones all Began and Explore their First Film Locations in Malta!

editor editor- February 8, 2019 23:50 0

As Game of Thrones approaches its final season in April 2019, it’s a good time for die-hard fans to take a look at the first ... Read More

555 airline passengers died in 2018: Is this good news?

555 airline passengers died in 2018: Is this good news?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 2, 2019 00:51 0

Last year 555 airline passengers died in plane accidents. This is the worst year according to a report by BBC. The good news is with ... Read More

Manchester police: New Year’s Eve train station stabbing spree “terrorist attack”

Manchester police: New Year’s Eve train station stabbing spree “terrorist attack”

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 1, 2019 15:51 0

British police say that the stabbing spree which occurred in Manchester on New Year’s Eve is being investigated as terror-related attack. Three people - including ... Read More

Corinthia Hotels offers seasonal cheer

Corinthia Hotels offers seasonal cheer

editor editor- December 10, 2018 14:04 0

The countdown is on to December 15, 2018, when luxury hotel collection Corinthia Hotels offers some seasonal cheer.  Read More

UNWTO/UNESCO Conference: Cultural tourism sustains communities and living heritage

UNWTO/UNESCO Conference: Cultural tourism sustains communities and living heritage

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 5, 2018 07:21 0

The third cultural tourism conference (3-5 December) organized jointly between the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) ... Read More

BBC Olympics website omits Jerusalem as capital of Israel

BBC Olympics website omits Jerusalem as capital of Israel

editor editor- July 24, 2012 01:53 0

London, England – The British Broadcasting Company’s Olympic website omitted Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Read More

BBC personality to emcee opening of Seychelles Carnival

BBC personality to emcee opening of Seychelles Carnival

editor editor- February 9, 2012 05:07 0

The Seychelles Tourism Board has confirmed that Aaron Heslehurst of the BBC will be the MC at the Official Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Carnival ... Read More

Seychelles clarifies facts of Chandler pirate kidnapping

Seychelles clarifies facts of Chandler pirate kidnapping

editor editor- September 8, 2011 02:59 0

Following the story on the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) News website on September 5, 2011, regarding the Chandlers' piracy hostage incident, the Seychelles High Level ... Read More

They’re mad. Royally mad

They’re mad. Royally mad

editor editor- March 4, 2011 03:06 0

NEW YORK - After its nationwide search to find the country's most devoted royal fans, BBC AMERICA today unveils the five finalists who will join ... Read More

‘Abolish criminal libel and ministers of information’

‘Abolish criminal libel and ministers of information’

editor editor- July 3, 2009 05:50 0

Banish criminal libel laws from Commonwealth countries. That was the message from a CJA UK discussion on June 29 on Death of News: Is Media ... Read More

Croatia complains about tourist warning

Croatia complains about tourist warning

editor editor- April 17, 2009 02:57 0

ZAGREB, Croatia - Croatia Thursday protested a warning issued by Britain's Foreign Office that tourists visiting Croatia be aware of threats from organized crime. Read More

BBC in pact with Indian government for tourism promotion

BBC in pact with Indian government for tourism promotion

editor editor- October 10, 2008 03:43 0

New Delhi - Global broadcasting major BBC has signed a deal with the Ministry of Tourism for promotion of the country's tourist spots, for which ... Read More

Thai school offers transsexual toilet

Thai school offers transsexual toilet

editor editor- August 6, 2008 05:25 0

With its spacious, tree-lined grounds and slightly threadbare classrooms, there is nothing obviously unusual about the Kampang Secondary School. Read More

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