Tag: competitiveness

$840 million in DOT infrastructure grants to 381 US airports announced
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$840 million in DOT infrastructure grants to 381 US airports announced

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $840 million ... Read More

UNWTO: Sustainability a key part of tourism policies, but more still to be  done
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UNWTO: Sustainability a key part of tourism policies, but more still to be done

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

Countries around the world are integrating sustainability in their tourism policies but the evidence on the results of their implementation ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience
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Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019

Alongside President and Secretary Clinton, Jamaica's Minister for Tourism, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett spoke today the ongoing 4th meeting of ... Read More

2019 Caribbean Sustainable Tourism Development Conference to focus on climate risk, other pressing issues
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2019 Caribbean Sustainable Tourism Development Conference to focus on climate risk, other pressing issues

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), in partnership with the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Tourism Authority (SVGTA), will be providing ... Read More

New partnership to focus on sustainable tourism in Europe
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New partnership to focus on sustainable tourism in Europe

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

Four leading tourism organisations and academic institutions – CELTH (the Center of Expertise Leisure, Tourism & Hospitality), ETC (the European ... Read More

Performances Group and Knighthood Capital sign MOU to partner in Africa
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Performances Group and Knighthood Capital sign MOU to partner in Africa

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

Performances Group and Knighthood Capital have signed a memorandum of understanding in which they have agreed to become strategic partners ... Read More

Airbnb now available in Arabic
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Airbnb now available in Arabic

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

Airbnb announced that its global accommodation and experiences platform will be available in Arabic to enable its growing community across ... Read More

2.8 million travel on U.S. airlines every day
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2.8 million travel on U.S. airlines every day

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019

Airlines for America (A4A), announced today that it expects a record 257.4 million passengers — an average of 2.8 million per ... Read More

Driving intra-African connectivity and cooperation through Alliance and partnership
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Driving intra-African connectivity and cooperation through Alliance and partnership

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 17, 2019

The African Tourism Board is currently working hard to build partnerships within the aviation industry. "Seeing Africa as one destination ... Read More

64th UNWTO Commission for the Americas is meeting in  La Antigua, Guatemala
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64th UNWTO Commission for the Americas is meeting in  La Antigua, Guatemala

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 17, 2019

Currently, the 64th UNWTO Commission for the Americas is meeting in  La Antigua, Guatemala. Thursday was the first day. UNWTO ... Read More

US Transportation Secretary announces $779 million in funding for airport infrastructure
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US Transportation Secretary announces $779 million in funding for airport infrastructure

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019

US Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the intent to award $779 million in supplemental funding for infrastructure grants ... Read More

Stuttgart Airport promotes electric aircraft and electricity-based fuels
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Stuttgart Airport promotes electric aircraft and electricity-based fuels

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019

At Stuttgart Airport, new charges for take-off and landing come into effect July 1st, 2019. The new regulations actively encourage ... Read More

Airbus: Limited or no aerospace experience? No problem!
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Airbus: Limited or no aerospace experience? No problem!

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

Airbus has launched two new hiring programs designed to employ applicants with little-to-no aviation or aerospace experience. The two programs, ... Read More

UNWTO partnership to develop digital tourism agenda
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UNWTO partnership to develop digital tourism agenda

editor editor- May 1, 2019

The application of new technologies such as Big Data and the Internet of Things are already leading to new uses ... Read More

Indian Tourism booming by the trillions
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Indian Tourism booming by the trillions

editor editor- April 30, 2019

A new report shows that the systematic growth, maintenance, and sustainable development of tourism destinations for India, as well as ... Read More

Frankfurt Airport lays cornerstone for future Terminal 3
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Frankfurt Airport lays cornerstone for future Terminal 3

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

Fraport AG laid the cornerstone for Frankfurt Airport’s new Terminal 3, one of Europe’s largest privately financed infrastructure projects. Numerous ... Read More

African Tourism Board appoints UNWTO leader Cuthbert Ncube: Repackaging Tourism in Africa
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African Tourism Board appoints UNWTO leader Cuthbert Ncube: Repackaging Tourism in Africa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019

Cuthbert Ncube, the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) regional vice-president was appointed today as the Vice President of the African Tourism ... Read More

3rd edition of the “Days of Latvia” opens in Italy
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3rd edition of the “Days of Latvia” opens in Italy

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019

The 3rd edition of the "Days of Latvia" was launched in Rome, in the presence of the Baltic State President, ... Read More

Moscow selected to host annual GSMA Mobile 360 Series event
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Moscow selected to host annual GSMA Mobile 360 Series event

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

Eurasia conference, a regional event held as part of the activities of GSMA (Global System for Mobile Communications Association), will ... Read More

The Development and Promotion of MICE in Thailand
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The Development and Promotion of MICE in Thailand

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- April 24, 2019

The Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) is leveraging the development of Thai MICE business in long haul markets in ... Read More

Tourism stakeholders presented with Destination 2023
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Tourism stakeholders presented with Destination 2023

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- April 17, 2019

Following the consultative process to review and update the Tourism Master Plan 2012-2020 in May 2018, it was seen necessary ... Read More

Airbus appoints new Executive Committee
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Airbus appoints new Executive Committee

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

Airbus SE has appointed a new Executive Committee led by Chief Executive Officer Guillaume Faury, following approval from the Board ... Read More

Guillaume Faury formally appointed Airbus Chief Executive Officer
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Guillaume Faury formally appointed Airbus Chief Executive Officer

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

Airbus SE shareholders passed all resolutions at its 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM), including the appointment of Guillaume Faury as ... Read More

U.S. Travel honors its 2019 Travel Champions
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U.S. Travel honors its 2019 Travel Champions

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday announced the recipients of the sixth annual Distinguished Travel Champion Award: Sen. Catherine Cortez ... Read More

Global Champion Awards announced by WTTC
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Global Champion Awards announced by WTTC

editor editor- April 5, 2019

The countries and leaders who have made a difference to increase the competitiveness of the Travel & Tourism sector within ... Read More

Marriott has a 2020 vision when it comes to expansion in Asia
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Marriott has a 2020 vision when it comes to expansion in Asia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019

From the 15th Hotel Investment Conference - South Asia, Marriott International  today announced its continued expansion plans in Asia-Pacific with its 2020 vision -- an ... Read More

Travel Trends Index: International and domestic travel growth projected to dwindle
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Travel Trends Index: International and domestic travel growth projected to dwindle

editor editor- April 2, 2019

Travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.2% year-over-year in February, according to the U.S. Travel Association's latest Travel Trends ... Read More

What is the discussion at the UNWTO / ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport?
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What is the discussion at the UNWTO / ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019

A Panel discussion is ongoing and a packed program are planned today for delegates in Sai Island, Cabo Verde attending ... Read More

AFRAA Secretary General talks about aviation
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AFRAA Secretary General talks about aviation

mm Alain St.Ange- March 26, 2019

It is true that our industry is full of untapped potential for growth as many industry studies attest. All the ... Read More

Saint Lucian taxi company receives international service excellence certification
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Saint Lucian taxi company receives international service excellence certification

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019

A Saint Lucian taxi firm has become the first tourism taxi company in the Caribbean to be Hospitality Assured (HA) ... Read More

Uganda travel and trafficking
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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

Reimagining tourism for the future
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Reimagining tourism for the future

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019

In the last decade or so, tourism has positioned itself as a critical variable in the development planning space and ... Read More

Bombardier appoints new Senior VP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
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Bombardier appoints new Senior VP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019

Bombardier today announced the appointment of Steeve Robitaille as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Bombardier Inc., effective ... Read More

East Africa set for joint Regional Tourism Marketing drive at ITB
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East Africa set for joint Regional Tourism Marketing drive at ITB

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019

Looking to market the East African tourism, a delegation of five officials from the East African Community (EAC) Headquarters is ... Read More

Domestic, international travel weather shutdown turbulence
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Domestic, international travel weather shutdown turbulence

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019

Travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.2 percent year-over-year in January, according to the U.S. Travel Association's latest Travel ... Read More

Bartlett calling on Banks to establish Portfolio for Tourism
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Bartlett calling on Banks to establish Portfolio for Tourism

editor editor- March 4, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett is urging banks to invest more in the sector’s value chain by establishing portfolios ... Read More

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