Tag: CITES

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 18:14 0

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

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

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

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019 08:17 0

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

More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants

More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants

editor editor- May 20, 2019 21:14 0

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

Indian travelers expected to spend $136 billion by 2021

Indian travelers expected to spend $136 billion by 2021

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 02:12 0

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

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

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

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- April 17, 2019 22:47 0

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

Uganda travel and trafficking

Uganda travel and trafficking

editor editor- March 23, 2019 19:00 0

Sub-Saharan Africa has enormous tourism potential: leopards lounging in acacia trees, elephant herds drifting across vast savannah plains, gorillas and chimps rioting in deep forests, ... Read More

Botswana proposes banning hunting and trade as elephant population declines

Botswana proposes banning hunting and trade as elephant population declines

editor editor- February 26, 2019 13:53 0

The results of the recent and most extensive elephant population survey of Botswana estimates the country’s population at 126,000 elephants, a further decline from 131,600 ... Read More

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019 10:45 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 16, 2019 18:20 0

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

New global tourism organization launched to combat overtourism

New global tourism organization launched to combat overtourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 31, 2019 01:10 0

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

Benchmark to eliminate single use plastics from all 80 hotels

Benchmark to eliminate single use plastics from all 80 hotels

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 5, 2018 05:27 0

"I want to say one word to you. Just one word… Plastics.” Those immortal lines from The Graduate, an iconic film released in 1967, was ... Read More

Tanzania withdraws CITES application to sell ivory

Tanzania withdraws CITES application to sell ivory

editor editor- December 26, 2012 23:55 0

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

Tanzania government angry over CITES failure

Tanzania government angry over CITES failure

editor editor- April 6, 2010 05:12 0

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

Tanzania and Zambia application to sell ivory rejected

Tanzania and Zambia application to sell ivory rejected

editor editor- March 24, 2010 03:02 0

It was confirmed overnight from Doha that the biannual CITES meeting has indeed rejected the sale application for ivory from Tanzania and Zambia, a move ... Read More

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