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China – Tajikistan Tourism: Presidents agreed to improve cooperation
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China – Tajikistan Tourism: Presidents agreed to improve cooperation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 16, 2019

Tourism was on the agenda, when Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon and Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks Saturday, agreeing to ... Read More

Swiss Space Tourism: A ticket to ride for US$100
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Swiss Space Tourism: A ticket to ride for US$100

editor editor- June 14, 2019

Boris Otter, future space tourist, is creating a federation of astronaut enthusiasts: an extraordinary opportunity where 5 winning individuals will ... Read More

Fairmont Hotels: Honeybees and responsible tourism
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Fairmont Hotels: Honeybees and responsible tourism

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, to develop responsible tourism and sound environmental practices, has announced the next evolution of its Bee ... Read More

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam
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Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019

In an advertisement in “The New Vision” daily by the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) on June 7, a notice of ... Read More

Minister Bartlett: New AC Marriott Hotel to improve Kingston City tourism
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Minister Bartlett: New AC Marriott Hotel to improve Kingston City tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says the new 220-room AC Marriott Kingston Hotel scheduled to start taking guests on ... Read More

Seychelles to celebrate 250th anniversary of the first settlement in 2020
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Seychelles to celebrate 250th anniversary of the first settlement in 2020

editor editor- June 7, 2019

As announced by President Danny Faure in August 2018, the celebrations of the 250th anniversary of the first settlement of ... Read More

IATA Resolution calls for Implementation of Global Carbon Offsetting Scheme
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IATA Resolution calls for Implementation of Global Carbon Offsetting Scheme

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 7, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) 75th Annual General Meeting (AGM) overwhelmingly approved a resolution calling on governments to continue ... Read More

The Royal Portfolio announces new Director of Sales & Marketing
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The Royal Portfolio announces new Director of Sales & Marketing

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

The Royal Portfolio, the renowned family-owned collection of luxury hotels and resorts throughout South Africa, has announced the promotion of ... Read More

Seychelles history retraced through gastronomy: Hilton Seychelles welcomes top London chefs
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Seychelles history retraced through gastronomy: Hilton Seychelles welcomes top London chefs

editor editor- June 5, 2019

Announced in May by Hilton Seychelles the series of gastronomic events inspired by the famous 17th century pirate, Olivier Levasseur, ... 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

IATA re-appoints Ethiopian Airlines GCEO its Board of Governors
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IATA re-appoints Ethiopian Airlines GCEO its Board of Governors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines announced that its Group CEO Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam has been re-appointed to the IATA (International Air Transport Association) ... 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

Sustainability Report published by Qatar Airways
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Sustainability Report published by Qatar Airways

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

Qatar Airways Group today published its Sustainability Report 18 (covering the period 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018), detailing ... Read More

Is Boeing bribing U.S.House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation members? Follow the money
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Is Boeing bribing U.S.House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation members? Follow the money

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2019

Is Boeing bribing Members of the United States House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation with millions of dollars? Unfortunately, under U.S. ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett lauds Seaga as icon, champion of the people
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Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett lauds Seaga as icon, champion of the people

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has lauded the work of former Prime Minister, the Most Hon Edward Phillip George ... Read More

Fraport AGM:  Well Positioned for the Future, Nationally and Internationally
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Fraport AGM:  Well Positioned for the Future, Nationally and Internationally

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 28, 2019

Fraport AG's executive board chairman, Dr. Stefan Schulte, struck a positive note at the company's Annual General Meeting (AGM) today: ... Read More

Far-reaching effects: New EU aviation fuel tax will send airfares soaring
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Far-reaching effects: New EU aviation fuel tax will send airfares soaring

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019

The European Commission is considering aviation fuel tax that is supposed to reduce carbon emissions by 11 percent and have ... Read More

Dubai to host second edition of World Tolerance Summit
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Dubai to host second edition of World Tolerance Summit

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and ... Read More

UNWTO highlights Gastronomy Tourism in Japan
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UNWTO highlights Gastronomy Tourism in Japan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Japan Travel and Tourism Association (JTTA) and Gurunavi have released the new UNWTO Report ... Read More

Trend setter for tourism to enter the European Parliament: The best Tourism Minister of the World Elena Kountoura
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Trend setter for tourism to enter the European Parliament: The best Tourism Minister of the World Elena Kountoura

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

The European Parliament is about to say yes to travel and tourism, and after today's election, new trends may be ... Read More

The Kingdom of Eswatini Tourism Authority joins African Tourism Board
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The Kingdom of Eswatini Tourism Authority joins African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2019

The Eswatini Tourism Authority joined the African Tourism Board as an observer today. Under the leadership of CEO Linda Nxumalo. Eswatini ... Read More

BestCities launch Inspiring Young Leaders program
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BestCities launch Inspiring Young Leaders program

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

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

PATA Youth Symposium empowers the next generation of tourism leaders
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PATA Youth Symposium empowers the next generation of tourism leaders

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019

The PATA Youth Symposium, hosted by the Department of Tourism, Philippines, took place on the first day of the PATA ... Read More

Madrid and Barcelona beat London and Singapore to world’s ‘Top 5 congress cities’
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Madrid and Barcelona beat London and Singapore to world’s ‘Top 5 congress cities’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019

The city of Madrid climbs to third in the ranking of world congress cities, published by the International Congress and ... Read More

Italy Tourism pulls in nearly 40 billion in international traveler spend
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Italy Tourism pulls in nearly 40 billion in international traveler spend

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 14, 2019

The positive outcome in 2018  for Italy’s tourism shows an increase of almost 11%, with around 41.7 billion euros spent ... Read More

Vancouver Airport Authority announces new Chair
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Vancouver Airport Authority announces new Chair

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019

Vancouver Airport Authority's Board of Directors has elected Annalisa King , an award-winning business executive, as Chair of its Board ... Read More

Montreal Gay Village shines as LGBTQ and contemporary art beacon
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Montreal Gay Village shines as LGBTQ and contemporary art beacon

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019

Today, the Business Development Corporation (SDC) for the Montreal Village and the Ville-Marie borough, alongside Robert Beaudry, City Councilor for ... Read More

Jamaica Minister Hon. Bartlett: Tourism success held up by dedicated workers
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Jamaica Minister Hon. Bartlett: Tourism success held up by dedicated workers

editor editor- May 11, 2019

The Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, addressed the state of his country’s tourism in the following article written ... Read More

Air Transat launches nonstop service between Montreal and New Orleans
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Air Transat launches nonstop service between Montreal and New Orleans

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019

Air Transat announced that it will add New Orleans, Louisiana, to its portfolio of fall and winter destinations. Beginning in ... Read More

African Tourism Board breaks barriers: SA Deputy Tourism Minister and students in Pretoria smiling
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African Tourism Board breaks barriers: SA Deputy Tourism Minister and students in Pretoria smiling

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 7, 2019

The South African Deputy Minister of Tourism, Honorable Elizabeth Thabethe in partnership with  African Tourism Board represented by Vice president ... Read More

Reimagining Tourism through Human Capital Development
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Reimagining Tourism through Human Capital Development

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019

“Reimagining Tourism through Human Capital Development” written by Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett. Around the world today tourism ... Read More

Caribbean citizenship by investment: Dominica’s five-star resort launches new opportunities in Dubai
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Caribbean citizenship by investment: Dominica’s five-star resort launches new opportunities in Dubai

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019

During an event held recently at Dubai's One&Only Royal Mirage Hotel, Caribbean hotel developers GEMS Holdings Limited presented The Residences ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism: Demonstrating resilience after terror attacks
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Sri Lanka Tourism: Demonstrating resilience after terror attacks

editor editor- April 30, 2019

One week on from the deadliest terror attacks perpetrated in the country since the end of the civil war, Sri ... Read More

Swiss-Belhotel International Senior VP highlights the need for responsible tourism at ATM
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Swiss-Belhotel International Senior VP highlights the need for responsible tourism at ATM

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019

Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India, Swiss-Belhotel International, spoke today ... 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

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