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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

Malta attracts record-breaking 62,185 tourists from US and Canada in 2018

Malta attracts record-breaking 62,185 tourists from US and Canada in 2018

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

Statistics released by Malta’s National Statistics Office for inbound tourism for 2018 show that Malta’s popularity in the North American market is still trending. The ... 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

Tanzania makes tourism country’s top priority

Tanzania makes tourism country’s top priority

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- February 14, 2019 02:08 2

Key players in Tanzania’s tourism and hospitality industry and the country’s National Assembly have agreed to work hand in hand in guaranteeing the industry with ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism departments conveys peers and other stakeholders to the first 2019 multi-sectoral meeting

Seychelles Tourism departments conveys peers and other stakeholders to the first 2019 multi-sectoral meeting

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 11, 2019 06:30 0

High officials representing various agencies, members of the tourism-trade and other stakeholders met again on February 1, 2019, three-months following their last assembly in October ... Read More

Jamaica takes the lead on Global Tourism Resilience Management

editor editor- February 8, 2019 19:57 0

Resilience is everybody’s business. All policymakers in the Caribbean must be concerned about the resilience of their national sectors amid a wide range of constantly ... Read More

IATA’s chief speaks at CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha

IATA’s chief speaks at CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha

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

Alexandre de Juniac, IATA’s Director General and CEO addressed the CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha, Qatar today: It is a great pleasure ... Read More

Overtourism at New Zealand National Parks: There is a plan

Overtourism at New Zealand National Parks: There is a plan

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 4, 2019 00:29 0

How would Aroaki, Mt Cook and Westland Tai Poutini National Parks in New Zealand be managed while considering the impacts of climate change and tourism? ... Read More

Red or White? Left or Right Bank? Answer: Bordeaux

Red or White? Left or Right Bank? Answer: Bordeaux

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- February 2, 2019 19:34 0

Do you look forward to enjoying a glass of wine with lunch or dinner? Do you eagerly scan the wine list, and then start to ... Read More

2018 second consecutive year of large gains for European hotels

2018 second consecutive year of large gains for European hotels

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 21:20 0

Hotels in Europe suffered a 2.7-percent year-on-year decline in profit per room in December, yet still, annual GOPPAR rose 9.2 percent, marking a second consecutive ... Read More

Berchtesgadener welcomes UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism Conference

Berchtesgadener welcomes UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism Conference

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 16:25 0

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has selected Berchtesgaden, Germany as the venue for the 4th UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism Conference on 2-5 March 2019. The ... Read More

Greece Tourism presents Attica wine & food experience

Greece Tourism presents Attica wine & food experience

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 1, 2019 02:17 0

A new itinerary in the land of gods and heroes deepens visitors’ knowledge of the land’s nectar. It was a trip proposed by the Tourist ... Read More

Jamaica Prime Minister calls for greater collaboration for sustainable resilience in tourism sector

Jamaica Prime Minister calls for greater collaboration for sustainable resilience in tourism sector

editor editor- January 31, 2019 20:35 0

Prime Minister of Jamaica, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness says that greater effort has to be placed in strengthening linkages with key industries to create ... Read More

Building Resilience of Caribbean SMTEs: OAS launches $500,000 project

Building Resilience of Caribbean SMTEs: OAS launches $500,000 project

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 31, 2019 13:41 0

The Organization of American States (OAS) has launched a US$500,000 project to assist the region’s small and medium tourism enterprises (SMTEs) to build resilience to ... Read More

The IMEX Talking Point for 2019 is ‘Imagination’

The IMEX Talking Point for 2019 is ‘Imagination’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2019 17:20 0

In a world of increasing technical capability, the power of imagination is regarded as a uniquely human attribute – and one that’s highly prized. The ... Read More

South Asia Tourism finds prominent footing in world economy

South Asia Tourism finds prominent footing in world economy

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 24, 2019 01:16 0

A just-released UN report, provides facts and figures to show the importance of South Asia Tourism. 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

World Travel and Tourism Council announces 2019 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards finalists

World Travel and Tourism Council announces 2019 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards finalists

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019 17:30 0

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) is delighted to announce the 15 finalists for its 2019 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards. The 2019 finalists are ... Read More

Myanmar-India Business Summit indicates tourism cooperation

Myanmar-India Business Summit indicates tourism cooperation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 15, 2019 06:57 0

There are growing links between India and Myanmar in tourism. Visiting Consul General of India Mr Nandan Singh Bhaisora ppointed out the growing ties, trade ... Read More

Uganda Wildlife Authority donates relief to victims of floods and landslides at Mt. Elgon

Uganda Wildlife Authority donates relief to victims of floods and landslides at Mt. Elgon

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- January 13, 2019 20:12 0

Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) delivered relief items worth UGX 10 Million (USD 3700) to the people who were affected by flash floods and landslides that ... Read More

Tourism’s “Invisible Burden”: Major new report

Tourism’s “Invisible Burden”: Major new report

editor editor- January 10, 2019 22:37 0

A new report suggests that wherever it exists, tourism places an “invisible burden” on destinations and their residents. Read More

Plastic Pollution Maldives: All-Female ‘Stand Up For Our Seas’ Expedition raises awareness

Plastic Pollution Maldives: All-Female ‘Stand Up For Our Seas’ Expedition raises awareness

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019 05:04 0

Maldives, Coco Collection, is sponsoring an unprecedented stand-up paddle boarding campaign in the Maldives that aims to raise awareness about the environment, and in particular, ... Read More

Snowbird travel stress decreased with driveaway service

Snowbird travel stress decreased with driveaway service

editor editor- January 1, 2019 00:35 0

Ever thought of the idea of visiting a destination, be it for holiday or work, and getting to drive your own car upon reaching the ... Read More

IATA’s new program helps airlines avoid turbulence

IATA’s new program helps airlines avoid turbulence

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 31, 2018 17:30 0

International Air Transport Association announced the roll-out its new program that will assist airlines with avoiding turbulence when planning the flight routes. The new data ... 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

What destinations are trending with independent travelers for New Year?

What destinations are trending with independent travelers for New Year?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 26, 2018 16:50 0

With the New Year celebration only a few days away, what cities are hot with the independent travelers this year? Tokyo, Paris and New York ... Read More

10 Best Ski Towns in America named

10 Best Ski Towns in America named

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 26, 2018 15:35 0

The ranking of the "10 Best Ski Towns in America" has been released today. It's that time of year again everyone. The time to pack ... Read More

Young Tourism Ambassadors: Opening doors to their futures

Young Tourism Ambassadors: Opening doors to their futures

editor editor- December 18, 2018 21:11 0

A transformational program is introducing young men and women to the tourism sector. Read More

SUNx & EXO Foundation announce Climate Scholarship Program for SE Asia

SUNx & EXO Foundation announce Climate Scholarship Program for SE Asia

editor editor- December 14, 2018 14:04 0

An SDG 17 Partnership, for Climate-Friendly Travel, was announced on December 14 at COP 24 in Katowice, Poland. Read More

A bat which looks like actor Lance Bass in Greater Mekong Region

A bat which looks like actor Lance Bass in Greater Mekong Region

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- December 13, 2018 21:55 0

A bat which looks like singer/actor Lance Bass, a gibbon named for Luke Skywalker, and a toad which seems to have come from Lord of ... Read More

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