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ICCA: Colombia is in top 30 countries for meetings tourism

ICCA: Colombia is in top 30 countries for meetings tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 20:04 0

The annual ranking by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) revealed that Colombia is included in the top 30 countries who host international congresses. ... Read More

BestCities launch Inspiring Young Leaders program

BestCities launch Inspiring Young Leaders program

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 18:40 0

BestCities Global Alliance has today launched the Inspiring Young Leaders program, and has recognized two associations who have committed to actively encouraging youth engagement ahead ... Read More

Cape Town to chair BestCities board

Cape Town to chair BestCities board

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 17:49 0

Corne Koch, Head of Cape Town and Western Cape Convention Bureau, a division of WESGRO, has been elected to the role of board chair for ... Read More

Jamaica to host first ever global Tourism Innovation Resilience and Crisis Management Summit in 2020

Jamaica to host first ever global Tourism Innovation Resilience and Crisis Management Summit in 2020

editor editor- May 17, 2019 21:55 0

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced that Jamaica will be hosting an international conference on Tourism Innovation Resilience and Crisis Management next year ... Read More

Italian Exhibition Group ends first quarter on an upswing

Italian Exhibition Group ends first quarter on an upswing

editor editor- May 15, 2019 01:31 0

The Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) is growing in every sector. The rises on 2017 were confirmed recently by the 2018 financial statement figures, with double-digit ... Read More

Prague breaks meetings record: Top-ranked MICE destination

Prague breaks meetings record: Top-ranked MICE destination

editor editor- May 15, 2019 00:00 0

Prague hosted a record number of conferences and congresses in 2018. Over 4,500 events took place in its collective accommodation establishments last year – that is ... Read More

South East Asia Hotel Investors’ Summit will tackle emerging challenges to regional hotel markets

South East Asia Hotel Investors’ Summit will tackle emerging challenges to regional hotel markets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 18:36 0

The South East Asia Hotel Investors’ Summit returns for its third edition in May and will again feature top executives from both hotel owning groups ... Read More

ATTES: Changing the Face of Africa together with the African Tourism Board

ATTES: Changing the Face of Africa together with the African Tourism Board

Dr. Darlington Muzeza Dr. Darlington Muzeza- May 14, 2019 01:49 0

The African Tourism Board is planning to partner with Africa’s Trade, Transport and Energy Summit  (ATTES) to make sure travel and tourism are not overlooked by the largest ... Read More

Paris ranked as world’s top destination for international meetings

Paris ranked as world’s top destination for international meetings

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 15:55 0

In its latest report, the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) ranked Paris the world's number one destination for meetings, outpacing the second-place holder, Vienna, ... Read More

Snazzy new job title and new hire at AIM: Director of Innovation

Snazzy new job title and new hire at AIM: Director of Innovation

editor editor- May 7, 2019 01:47 0

AIM Group International, a global company in congresses, events, and communication, announced the establishment of a new strategic position, with the appointment of Annalisa Ponchia ... Read More

Safertourism.com: Tourism Security will be an issue in 2020

Safertourism.com: Tourism Security will be an issue in 2020

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2019 22:14 0

The 26th Las Vegas International Tourism Safety and Security Conference in 27 years was concluded last week. Next year a whole new concept of tourism ... Read More

African Tourism Board and Durban ICC: Working together on Sustainable Development Goals

African Tourism Board and Durban ICC: Working together on Sustainable Development Goals

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 4, 2019 06:40 0

At the ongoing Indaba travel industry trade show in Durban, African Tourism Board Vice President Cuthbert Ncube met with Lindiwe Rakharebe, the Chief Executive Officer of ... Read More

Centara Grand & Convention Centre at CentralWorld Bangkok to reaffirm status as Thailand’s leading MICE venue

Centara Grand & Convention Centre at CentralWorld Bangkok to reaffirm status as Thailand’s leading MICE venue

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019 08:08 0

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is anticipating one of the strongest years to date for Centara Grand & Convention Centre at CentralWorld ... Read More

Belgian Pride Festival returns for its 15th year

Belgian Pride Festival returns for its 15th year

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019 16:20 0

Like its poster of an artist who is queer and proud of it, Belgian Pride Brussels is stating its originality with a program that's been ... Read More

Tourism boom: Travelers visit Puerto Rico at an unprecedented pace

Tourism boom: Travelers visit Puerto Rico at an unprecedented pace

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 00:20 1

Discover Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico's first-ever Destination Marketing Organization (DMO), announced today that 2019 Q1 lodging demand is on par with 2017 Q1 levels just ... Read More

Unique forum on Thailand, The Greatest Story in Global Tourism HiSTORY

Unique forum on Thailand, The Greatest Story in Global Tourism HiSTORY

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2019 17:05 0

The upcoming 60th anniversary of both Tourism Authority of Thailand and Thai Airways International, the two founding pillars of Thai tourism, in 2020 will be ... Read More

African Tourism Board: Greg Bakunzi of Red Rock Initiative makes Rwanda Tourism proud

African Tourism Board: Greg Bakunzi of Red Rock Initiative makes Rwanda Tourism proud

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 26, 2019 05:46 0

Red Rocks Cultural Center in Rwanda founder Greg Bakunzi today was appointed as the latest board member of the African Tourism Board. He is a star ... Read More

Barbican beefs up sales team

Barbican beefs up sales team

editor editor- April 24, 2019 00:52 0

The Barbican, a conference and international arts venue located in London, has appointed Jenny Waller as head of sales. The expanded role will see Jenny ... Read More

Destination Florence CVB partners with City of Florence for international tourism promotion

Destination Florence CVB partners with City of Florence for international tourism promotion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019 16:00 0

Destination Florence CVB is the new official partner of the City of Florence to promote the destination and better the quality of tourism. The Florence ... Read More

The next big thing in global tourism

The next big thing in global tourism

editor editor- April 16, 2019 02:24 0

Enchanting tourist attractions, unique diplomatic stature and a thriving airliner have placed Ethiopia, Land of Origins, on top of the world when it comes to ... Read More

Brussels welcomes 24th Edition of the Belgian Pride

Brussels welcomes 24th Edition of the Belgian Pride

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019 18:07 0

As in previous years, Brussels will celebrate the LGBTI+ community with the Belgian Pride, in May. The theme for this new edition is “intersectionality”. Belgian ... Read More

Ottawa Tourism launches ThinkOttawa ambassador program

Ottawa Tourism launches ThinkOttawa ambassador program

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 15:40 0

Ottawa Tourism, Shaw Centre and Invest Ottawa are collaborating to launch a program to bring more conferences and conventions to Canada’s capital city through the ... Read More

How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism

How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 12:14 0

African Tourism Board, (ATB)  has travel and security on its top agenda when attracting visitors to the continent. At the upcoming ATB Launch on April 11, ... Read More

VoyagesAfriq CEO appointed UNWTO Senior Expert for Communications in Africa

VoyagesAfriq CEO appointed UNWTO Senior Expert for Communications in Africa

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- April 2, 2019 01:26 0

The Managing Editor and CEO of VoyagesAfriq Media Limited, Mr. Kojo Bentum-Williams, has been appointed as the UN World Tourism Organization‘s Senior Expert for Communications ... Read More

IATA announces judges for Diversity and Inclusion Awards

IATA announces judges for Diversity and Inclusion Awards

editor editor- March 29, 2019 03:10 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the members of the independent judging panel for the IATA Diversity and Inclusion Awards as: Angela Gittens, Director ... Read More

African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors

African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors

editor editor- March 25, 2019 20:46 0

The official launch of the newly-founded African Tourism Board is only two weeks away, and the U.S.-based interim Chairman Juergen T. Steinmetz explained the organization's ... Read More

IMEX Policy Forum puts future city development front and center

IMEX Policy Forum puts future city development front and center

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 16:01 0

Policy makers from national and regional governments worldwide will explore The Business of Placemaking with leading business events industry professionals at this year’s IMEX Policy ... Read More

India targeting revenue through golf tourism

India targeting revenue through golf tourism

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- March 14, 2019 02:25 0

India has been trying to get a larger slice of the ever-growing golf tourism market. Some of majestic old golf courses are attractions in themselves, ... Read More

United Airlines launches new meetings portal

United Airlines launches new meetings portal

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019 17:05 0

United Airlines is improving the way customers plan travel for meetings, conferences, conventions and more with the launch of its new state-of-the-art United Meetings product, ... Read More

Speed Dating Tourism Style @ Javits

Speed Dating Tourism Style @ Javits

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- March 9, 2019 20:04 0

Picture it – hundreds of small tables staffed by representatives of destinations, hotels, attractions – from Australia to Rwanda and from Indianapolis to Florida, talking ... Read More

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