Tag: biodiversity

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 19:20 0

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

Seychelles Tourism Board Team visited Trade Partners in Scandinavia

Seychelles Tourism Board Team visited Trade Partners in Scandinavia

editor editor- June 10, 2019 23:07 0

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

When overtourism spoils your travel plans: Go somewhere else!

When overtourism spoils your travel plans: Go somewhere else!

Linda Hohnholz Linda Hohnholz- June 5, 2019 23:37 0

Have you heard that told joke?  Patient says, “Doctor, it hurts when I do this with my arm.”  Doctor’s response is, “Then don’t do this.”  ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019 16:20 0

Countries around the world are integrating sustainability in their tourism policies but the evidence on the results of their implementation remains limited, research carried out ... Read More

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

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

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019 07:49 0

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

Biodynamic Bordeaux

Biodynamic Bordeaux

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- June 1, 2019 19:04 0

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

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

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

Dr. Darlington Muzeza Dr. Darlington Muzeza- May 14, 2019 01:49 0

The African Tourism Board is planning to partner with Africa’s Trade, Transport and Energy Summit  (ATTES) to make sure travel and tourism are not overlooked by the largest ... Read More

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

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 08:08 0

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

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

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 02:24 1

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

How Emirates is supporting and preserving biodiversity

How Emirates is supporting and preserving biodiversity

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019 07:51 0

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

Africa Tourism Leadership Forum: Next stop Durban

Africa Tourism Leadership Forum: Next stop Durban

editor editor- April 16, 2019 02:47 0

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

Pakistan establishes 19 Integrated Tourism Zones to promote tourism

Pakistan establishes 19 Integrated Tourism Zones to promote tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 16:15 3

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday chaired a meeting in Islamabad on development and promotion of tourism in the Country, at which it was ... Read More

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 31, 2019 06:52 0

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

African Tourism Board Launch: Climate Friendly Travel initiative “Partnerships for Change” to be revealed

African Tourism Board Launch: Climate Friendly Travel initiative “Partnerships for Change” to be revealed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019 06:20 0

The African Tourism Board Launch at the World Travel Market in Cape Town on April 11 will be the place Brussels based Professor Geoffrey Lipman ... Read More

Global DMC Network by JTB Group DMC Travelife Partner status

Global DMC Network by JTB Group DMC Travelife Partner status

editor editor- March 8, 2019 21:04 0

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

Outdoor Expo 2019 at Bologna celebrates adventure and sports tourism

Outdoor Expo 2019 at Bologna celebrates adventure and sports tourism

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 5, 2019 01:30 0

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

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

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

editor editor- February 28, 2019 05:03 0

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

Barbican event venue moves to 100% renewable electricity

Barbican event venue moves to 100% renewable electricity

editor editor- February 26, 2019 00:11 0

The Barbican event venue is now all completely run by renewable electricity. The switch, which took place in the last quarter of 2018, was part ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019 20:25 0

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

First-ever Africa Protected Areas Congress launched

First-ever Africa Protected Areas Congress launched

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019 19:30 0

This year’s Valentine day was marked on Thursday with special African flavor that saw the launch of the first-ever Africa Protected Areas Congress (APAC) at ... Read More

Philippines targets 8.2 million tourists in 2019

Philippines targets 8.2 million tourists in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019 22:35 3

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

Reunion and Madagascar Presidents discuss regional cooperation

Reunion and Madagascar Presidents discuss regional cooperation

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- January 29, 2019 01:44 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 00:25 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019 17:25 0

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

Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Label renewed for two Hilton properties

Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Label renewed for two Hilton properties

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 18, 2019 06:54 0

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

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

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

editor editor- January 16, 2019 19:41 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 9, 2019 07:15 0

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

Caribbean Tourism leader partners with FITUR 2019

Caribbean Tourism leader partners with FITUR 2019

editor editor- December 28, 2018 23:17 0

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

Travel and tourism sector takes steps towards carbon neutrality by 2050

Travel and tourism sector takes steps towards carbon neutrality by 2050

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2018 05:30 0

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

Newest member of global sustainable tourism association Bee + Hive

Newest member of global sustainable tourism association Bee + Hive

editor editor- December 6, 2018 13:49 0

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

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