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Italian Tourist Tax receipts in Italy: A record for 2019

Italian Tourist Tax receipts in Italy: A record for 2019

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 6, 2019 21:17 0

The Italy City Tourist Tax for the year 2019 is foreseen to reach a new record of 600 million euro. This result is estimated by ... Read More

Safertourism.com: Tourism Security will be an issue in 2020

Safertourism.com: Tourism Security will be an issue in 2020

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2019 22:14 0

The 26th Las Vegas International Tourism Safety and Security Conference in 27 years was concluded last week. Next year a whole new concept of tourism ... Read More

Strongest year-by-year growth in a decade expected

Strongest year-by-year growth in a decade expected

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019 01:10 0

The number of business trips and the cost of those trips is set to rise in 2019, according to the 14th annual International Travel Management ... Read More

Destinations need new resources to tackle the “invisible burden” of tourism

Destinations need new resources to tackle the “invisible burden” of tourism

editor editor- March 26, 2019 00:42 0

A report published today by the Travel Foundation, Cornell University’s Centre for Sustainable Global Enterprise and EplerWood International describes how destinations must uncover and account ... Read More

Five challenges confronting Meetings Industry in 2019

Five challenges confronting Meetings Industry in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 18:01 0

Tight meeting budgets, time pressures, organizational issues, a lack of creativity from hotels, increasingly complex and costly mandates in catering, a need for more dynamic ... Read More

John Q. Hammons: Master hotel developer and builder

John Q. Hammons: Master hotel developer and builder

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- March 16, 2019 18:25 0

One of the great hoteliers/developers of our time, John Q. Hammons developed 200 hotel properties in 40 states. But mere statistics hide the essence of ... Read More

Hotels in ASIA ignore warning signs of environmental killers

Hotels in ASIA ignore warning signs of environmental killers

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- February 24, 2019 06:06 0

Hotel operators in Asia are neglecting public safety. Scientists and engineers have learned the truth about the industry’s apathy when it comes to keeping our ... Read More

Destination Seychelles receives exposure at ‘Le salon de Vacances’ fair in Belgium

Destination Seychelles receives exposure at ‘Le salon de Vacances’ fair in Belgium

editor editor- February 19, 2019 22:08 0

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB), alongside some trade partners, represented destination Seychelles in Belgium during a holiday fair held from February 7, 2019 to February ... Read More

IGLTA and TTC join forces to promote greater LGBTQ+ inclusivity in travel

IGLTA and TTC join forces to promote greater LGBTQ+ inclusivity in travel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019 15:44 0

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association (IGLTA) today welcomed The Travel Corporation (TTC) to its elite group of global partners. The international travel group, which includes ... Read More

IBTM Arabia: Measuring the value of events

IBTM Arabia: Measuring the value of events

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019 15:45 0

Answering the question ‘What value does an event have?’ can be challenging – how do you measure something where the concept of success is difficult ... Read More

Southwest Airlines announces leadership changes

Southwest Airlines announces leadership changes

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2019 00:12 0

Southwest Airlines Co. announces several Leadership changes. Vice President Customer Support & Services Chris Wahlenmaier has announced his plans to retire. Wahlenmaier joined Southwest in ... Read More

How Services like Airbnb and Skyscanner Changed the Attitude to Traveling

How Services like Airbnb and Skyscanner Changed the Attitude to Traveling

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 24, 2019 07:39 0

Two decades ago, a simple traveler could hardly imagine buying cheap flights in a few clicks or staying at the world’s most authentic places affordably ... Read More

Charismatic local guides front South African Tourism’s new campaign

Charismatic local guides front South African Tourism’s new campaign

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019 19:30 0

South African Tourism is putting 12 of South Africa’s most passionate guides at the heart of its latest campaign, ‘Meet Your South Africa’, which showcases ... Read More

The importance of cruise ship tourism

The importance of cruise ship tourism

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- January 7, 2019 23:55 0

Seychelles as a country that is totally dependent on tourism and needs to now move to better understand Cruise Ship Business. Read More

Uganda Tourism Board searching for a new CEO

Uganda Tourism Board searching for a new CEO

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- December 18, 2018 08:53 0

Uganda Tourism Board CEO job is up for grabs as Stephen Asiimwe bows out after four years at the helm. Read More

Wyndham Hotels and Resorts big plans for Dubai

Wyndham Hotels and Resorts big plans for Dubai

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2018 00:55 0

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is set to increase its footprint in Dubai with three new managed hotels as part of the Deira Waterfront Development by ... Read More

Thai Tourism Minister outlines measures to balance, manage and distribute visitor numbers

Thai Tourism Minister outlines measures to balance, manage and distribute visitor numbers

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 10, 2018 22:17 0

Embarking upon a quality over quantity approach to future development, the Ministry of Tourism and Sports has initiated a number of measures to better balance, ... Read More

Live like a local in Nassau, Bahamas

Live like a local in Nassau, Bahamas

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- December 8, 2018 10:43 0

Travel destination - the Bahamas - is a Caribbean archipelago located off the coast of Florida with a long history of colonization. Read More

PATA Forum set for Pattaya

PATA Forum set for Pattaya

editor editor- December 4, 2018 10:24 0

Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is set to organize the PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2019 (PDMF 2019) in Pattaya, Thailand. Read More

AIME’s Meeting Preferences Open

AIME’s Meeting Preferences Open

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 18, 2018 18:57 2

Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event (AIME) has announced the launch of its meetings software for the 2019 event, which will carefully match 32 guaranteed ... Read More

Eurail Pass sales challenged by economic downturn

Eurail Pass sales challenged by economic downturn

editor editor- March 19, 2009 07:22 0

The Eurail Group G.I.E. has reported a modest drop in Eurail Pass passengers triggered by the global economic downturn, but expects a full recovery in ... Read More

Brits keep breaks close to home this year

Brits keep breaks close to home this year

editor editor- February 25, 2009 05:43 0

International car hire company Auto Europe has witnessed a recent sharp rise in bookings for UK-based trips during the busy school holiday periods. Read More

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