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Serengeti highway plans raise more controversy

(eTN) A government minister waded into the Serengeti highway debate last week, when the Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism – supposed to protect ecosystems – claimed the new road routing w

The framework for a stronger UNWTO focus of debate at the...

PUERTO IGUAZU, Argentina - Since the last meeting of the

First luxury travel panel debate to be held at forum

The Asia Luxury Travel Market (ALTM) Ultratravel Forum will open this year’s exhibition and take place on the June 14 from 4-6 pm at the Shanghai Centre Theatre at the Portman Ritz-Carlton complex i

Debate over room demand for 2010 FIFA World Cup rages on

FIFA’s announcement that it has released 65,000 of its MATCH-booked rooms in the western Cape has caused considerable debate about the actual demand for accommodation during the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

Oasis of the Seas: The bigger the better?

Oasis of the Seas may be the largest cruise ship ever built, but is it too big?

New UNWTO secretary-general a.i. to join panel for Tourism Society debate

The Tourism Society is delighted to announce that UNWTO secretary-general ad interim, Taleb Rifai, will be joining the panel for the "Tourism Society and UNWTO" debate on July 14, 2009 at the Royal Co

Vago calls for debate over arming cruise ships

MSC Cruises chief executive Pierfrancesco Vago has conceded the need for an industry-wide debate on the deployment of firearms aboard cruiseships following Saturday’s abortive pirate attack on the M

Stimulus sparks debate over O’Hare expansion

CHICAGO, IL - Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-IL) today spoke out against his colleague Rep.

Tanzania’s leading TV station debate on domestic tourism

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (eTN) - Viewers of Tanzania’s leading television station, the Independent Television (ITV), enjoyed a good moment last weekend to debate in live talk on domestic tourism deve

WTM debate – the future of tourism

International tourism is rapidly changing and a number of significant challenges and opportunities are emerging for both suppliers and destinations which require a rethink of both strategic and tactic

eTN Mailbox: Tourism is NOT the world’s largest Industry, so...

Tourism is not an industry in the definition of "industry" as per the System of National Accounts (SNA) the measure of contribution to an economy (GDP). Tourism is a consumption group (all tourists, domestic & international) and hence the set up of the TSA, (Tourism Satellite Account) which is apart from SNA but draws data from SNA.