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Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism cites Sandals Resorts as good corporate citizens

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett has hailed Sandals Resorts as a prime example of indigenous companies in the ... Read More

Tourism Authority of Thailand adopts simplified A-B-C Strategy

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has adopted a simplified “A-B-C Strategy” to promote emerging tourist destinations by creating inter-linked, ... Read More

More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants

editor editor- May 20, 2019

by Dr. Louise de Waal President Mokgweetsi Masisi of Botswana categorically denies that his government would ever cull elephants, contradicting ... Read More

Indian travelers expected to spend $136 billion by 2021

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

The Indian traveler has come of age, spending approximately $94 billion in 2018, on around 2 billion domestic and international ... Read More

How does India travel? Let us count the 94 billion ways

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- April 17, 2019

Bain & Company and Google India are together launching a report on “How Does India Travel.” According to the report, ... Read More

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

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

Shocking statement by Southwest Airlines Pilots Association: A to B safely or not at all

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019

Today, Captain Jon Weaks, president of the Southwest Airlines Pilots Association, issued a communication to the nearly 10,000 pilots represented by ... Read More

WTACH to protect local cultures, heritage and historical sites from overtourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 16, 2019

World Tourism Association for Culture and Heritage (WTACH) has been formed to protect local cultures, heritage and historical sites that ... Read More

New global tourism organization launched to combat overtourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 31, 2019

The World Tourism Association for Culture and Heritage (WTACH) has been formed to protect local cultures, heritage and historical sites ... Read More

Benchmark to eliminate single use plastics from all 80 hotels

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 5, 2018

"I want to say one word to you. Just one word… Plastics.” Those immortal lines from The Graduate, an iconic ... Read More

Tanzania withdraws CITES application to sell ivory

editor editor- December 26, 2012

(eTN) - In what can only be described as a surprise move news is breaking that Tanzania’s government has withdrawn ... Read More

Tanzania government angry over CITES failure

editor editor- April 6, 2010

The permanent secretary in the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism in Dar es Salaam has last week reacted angrily ... Read More

Tanzania and Zambia application to sell ivory rejected

editor editor- March 24, 2010

It was confirmed overnight from Doha that the biannual CITES meeting has indeed rejected the sale application for ivory from ... Read More