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

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

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

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

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

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

More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants

More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants

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

Indian travelers expected to spend $136 billion by 2021

Indian travelers expected to spend $136 billion by 2021

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

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

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

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

Uganda travel and trafficking

Uganda travel and trafficking

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

Botswana proposes banning hunting and trade as elephant population declines

Botswana proposes banning hunting and trade as elephant population declines

The results of the recent and most extensive elephant population survey of Botswana estimates the country’s population at 126,000 ... 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

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

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

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

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

New global tourism organization launched to combat overtourism

New global tourism organization launched to combat overtourism

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

Benchmark to eliminate single use plastics from all 80 hotels

Benchmark to eliminate single use plastics from all 80 hotels

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

Tanzania withdraws CITES application to sell ivory

Tanzania withdraws CITES application to sell ivory

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

Tanzania government angry over CITES failure

Tanzania government angry over CITES failure

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

Tanzania and Zambia application to sell ivory rejected

Tanzania and Zambia application to sell ivory rejected

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