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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

Seychelles Tourism Board Team visited Trade Partners in Scandinavia

editor editor- June 10, 2019

Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) head of the company, Mrs. Sherin Francis and Key STB representatives on the European market visited ... Read More

When overtourism spoils your travel plans: Go somewhere else!

Linda Hohnholz Linda Hohnholz- June 5, 2019

Have you heard that told joke?  Patient says, “Doctor, it hurts when I do this with my arm.”  Doctor’s response ... Read More

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

Opening of the Emerald Bay Hotel upgrades the archeology themed Cambrian Town Happy World Resort

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

The Emerald Bay Hotel opens to the public today, offering tourists a premium hospitality service while visiting the newly opened ... Read More

Biodynamic Bordeaux

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- June 1, 2019

Elementary The Bordeaux wine region in southwestern France produces some of the most desired wines and vintages in the world.  ... Read More

ATTES: Changing the Face of Africa together with the African Tourism Board

mm Dr. Darlington Muzeza- May 14, 2019

The African Tourism Board is planning to partner with Africa’s Trade, Transport and Energy Summit  (ATTES) to make sure travel and tourism ... Read More

Centara Grand & Convention Centre at CentralWorld Bangkok to reaffirm status as Thailand’s leading MICE venue

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is anticipating one of the strongest years to date for Centara Grand ... Read More

eTN becomes a SUNx SDG 17 Partner calling for Climate Sanity in Tourism on Earth Day

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 23, 2019

In nature, nothing exists alone is the message for Earth Day 2019. Announcing the public launch of its “SDG17 Partners Program” ... Read More

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

Africa Tourism Leadership Forum: Next stop Durban

editor editor- April 16, 2019

Themed “Stimulating intra-Africa Travel through thought leadership,” the 2019 Africa Tourism Leadership Forum (ATLF) is the only Pan-African public-private tourism ... Read More

Pakistan establishes 19 Integrated Tourism Zones to promote tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday chaired a meeting in Islamabad on development and promotion of tourism in the ... Read More

Ghana Tourism over Mining? Should Atewa Forest Reserve be a National Park?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 31, 2019

In Ghana, a Rocha Ghana and Concerned Citizens of Atewa Landscape (CCLA), both non-governmental organizations (NGOs), have urged the government ... Read More

Global DMC Network by JTB Group DMC Travelife Partner status

editor editor- March 8, 2019

JTB Global Marketing & Travel Inc. (JTBGMT), member of the Global DMC Network by JTB Group, received the Travelife Partner ... Read More

Outdoor Expo 2019 at Bologna celebrates adventure and sports tourism

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 5, 2019

After the success of the first edition, with 30,000 visitors, the second edition of Outdoor Expo from March 1-3, 2019 ... Read More

Inspira Santa Marta Hotel doing the right thing for 8th consecutive year

editor editor- February 28, 2019

Inspira Santa Marta Hotel is an award winning 4 star boutique green hotel located in the heart of Lisbon. Feng ... Read More

Barbican event venue moves to 100% renewable electricity

editor editor- February 26, 2019

The Barbican event venue is now all completely run by renewable electricity. The switch, which took place in the last ... Read More

Sierra Leone honors Dr. Jane Goodall, setting stage for tourism debut

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019

Sierra Leone will welcome Dr. Jane Goodall (DBE, anthropologist and UN Messenger of Peace), the world’s foremost expert on chimpanzees, ... Read More

First-ever Africa Protected Areas Congress launched

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019

This year’s Valentine day was marked on Thursday with special African flavor that saw the launch of the first-ever Africa ... Read More

Philippines targets 8.2 million tourists in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019

The Philippines welcomed 7,127,168 foreign visitors in 2018, and the Philippine Department of Tourism saying it is aiming for 8.2 ... Read More

Reunion and Madagascar Presidents discuss regional cooperation

mm Alain St.Ange- January 29, 2019

A meeting took place between the President of the Réunion Region, Didier Robert, and the new President of the Republic ... Read More

Zara Tanzania Adventures trawls 7 tons of plastic waste from Indian Ocean

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019

The biodiversity of the Indian Ocean is severely threatened by the dumping of plastic waste at sea, but a Tanzanian ... Read More

FITUR beats the record for participation in its most international edition yet

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019

From 23 to 27 January, Madrid will once again become the focus of attention for the international tourism community with ... Read More

Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Label renewed for two Hilton properties

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 18, 2019

The Seychelles Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Mr Didier Dogley handed over SSTL certificates to representatives of ... Read More

Hôtel Martinez wins Jury Prize at CSR Awards of the Maritime Alps region

editor editor- January 16, 2019

Hôtel Martinez, certified by Green Globe for over five years, has been recognized as a leader in sustainable practices in ... Read More

Is a Banyan Tree Hotel destroying the last left rainforest in Singapore?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 9, 2019

While it may be best known as a financial hub with skyscraper type buildings, tropical Singapore is still home to ... Read More

Caribbean Tourism leader partners with FITUR 2019

editor editor- December 28, 2018

The country, a tourism leader in the Caribbean, with 6.2 million tourists in 2017, will have a large showcase to ... Read More

Travel and tourism sector takes steps towards carbon neutrality by 2050

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2018

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and UN Climate Change today showcased how the travel and tourism sector can ... Read More

Newest member of global sustainable tourism association Bee + Hive

editor editor- December 6, 2018

Pousada Trijuncão is the newest member of Global Sustainable Tourism Association, Bee + Hive. Read More

The Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Label renewed for three big hotels: New member to eco-friendly movement added

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 3, 2018

The Tourism Department renewed the Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Label (SSTL) for another three hotel establishments and awarded the Seychelles eco-label ... Read More

The keynote address at the 2016 PATA Annual Summit in Guam will come from Seychelles

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 13, 2016

Minister Alain St.Ange of the Seychelles is heading to the US island of Guam for the 2016 PATA Annual Summit. Read More

Ministerial debate with the private sector on Pacific Island Tourism in Guam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 31, 2016

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), in partnership with the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), will hold the PATA/UNWTO Ministerial Debate ... Read More

Kenya’s Tana River Delta becomes world’s latest Ramsar site

editor editor- November 5, 2012

(eTN) - Those with greedy eyes on this prized area, wanting to turn it into agricultural wastelands through unsustainable farming ... Read More

UNWTO kicks off project to protect mountain and freshwater ecosystems through tourism

editor editor- June 6, 2012

Biodiversity is tourism’s natural capital, motivating millions of people to travel the world each year. Yet biodiversity is at risk ... Read More

Mainstreaming Biodiversity project awards grant to Seychelles resort

editor editor- April 16, 2012

In June 2011, the Constance Ephelia Resort of Seychelles was awarded a grant worth US$40,000 from the government of Seychelles’ ... Read More