Tag: Destinations

UNWTO: International tourism numbers and confidence on the rise

UNWTO: International tourism numbers and confidence on the rise

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 18:42 0

The latest issue of the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer from the World Tourism Organization shows that international tourism continued to grow over the first quarter ... 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

Western Europe key destination for Chinese gastronomy tourism

Western Europe key destination for Chinese gastronomy tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 17:10 0

Due to a rich mix of cultures within Western Europe, each individual country is known for specific dishes, or entire cuisines. This attracts Chinese tourists ... Read More

BestCities 2019 Copenhagen Global Forum to look to the future

BestCities 2019 Copenhagen Global Forum to look to the future

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 16:40 0

BestCities Global Alliance and Copenhagen Convention Bureau (CCB) are set to investigate what the future holds for associations and association congresses with a focus on ... Read More

Russia’s Ural Airlines adds new French routes from Moscow Domodedovo Airport

Russia’s Ural Airlines adds new French routes from Moscow Domodedovo Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 16:26 0

Moscow Domodedovo Airport has announced the introduction of direct flights to Bordeaux and Montpellier. From 1 June 2019, Ural Airlines will fly three times a ... Read More

Qatar Airways and Qatar National Tourism Council partner for ‘Summer in Qatar’ program

Qatar Airways and Qatar National Tourism Council partner for ‘Summer in Qatar’ program

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 15:40 0

Qatar Airways partnered with Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) to offer passengers up to 25 per cent discount on airfares for all flights to Doha ... Read More

FITUR 2020 celebrates its 40th anniversary with its most professional and international edition

FITUR 2020 celebrates its 40th anniversary with its most professional and international edition

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 15:19 0

The next edition of FITUR, organised by IFEMA, will take place at Feria de Madrid from the 22 to 26 January 2020, and is looking ... Read More

PATA Youth Symposium empowers the next generation of tourism leaders

PATA Youth Symposium empowers the next generation of tourism leaders

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019 07:39 0

The PATA Youth Symposium, hosted by the Department of Tourism, Philippines, took place on the first day of the PATA Annual Summit 2019 on Thursday, ... Read More

Dallas Fort Worth Airport and American Airlines announce plans for new terminal F

Dallas Fort Worth Airport and American Airlines announce plans for new terminal F

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 23:45 0

Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport and American Airlines have announced plans to develop a sixth terminal, providing a long-term commitment from the airline and ... Read More

Israel Loves Africa: African Tourism Board and Rwanda Air Take Action

Israel Loves Africa: African Tourism Board and Rwanda Air Take Action

George Taylor George Taylor- May 20, 2019 05:06 0

African Tourism Board representative in Israel Mr. Dov Kalmann, has sent his congratulations to H.E. Ambassador Joseph Rutabana of Rwanda to Israel: “In the name ... Read More

What is the most important prize in Chinese international tourism?

What is the most important prize in Chinese international tourism?

editor editor- May 18, 2019 00:19 0

by Apolónia Rodrigues, special to eTN The Chinese Tourist Welcome (CTW) Award issued a Bronze prize in the Innovation category to Dark Sky® Alqueva. The ... 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

Anita Mendiratta recognized by IIPT on United Nations International Day of Living Together in Peace

Anita Mendiratta recognized by IIPT on United Nations International Day of Living Together in Peace

editor editor- May 17, 2019 21:13 0

Today, the 16th of May, is recognized globally as United Nations’ International Day of Living Together in Peace. It’s a day for “mobilizing those in ... Read More

Air Canada celebrates 25 years of service to Seoul, South Korea

Air Canada celebrates 25 years of service to Seoul, South Korea

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 19:38 0

Air Canada celebrated 25 years of nonstop service between Canada and Seoul, South Korea today. Prior to the departure of today's flight AC63 from YVR ... Read More

Jamaica successful in bid to chair UNWTO’s Regional Commission for the Americas

Jamaica successful in bid to chair UNWTO’s Regional Commission for the Americas

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 18:15 2

Jamaica was yesterday selected to chair the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) Regional Commission for the Americas (CAM) for the biennium 2019-2021. “Jamaica graciously ... Read More

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 17, 2019 09:39 0

Currently, the 64th UNWTO Commission for the Americas is meeting in  La Antigua, Guatemala. Thursday was the first day. UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili met with ... Read More

Ovolo Hotels launches new pet-friendly “V.I.Pooch”program

Ovolo Hotels launches new pet-friendly “V.I.Pooch”program

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 01:55 0

Ovolo Hotels, the independent, design-led hotel collection in Hong Kong and Australia, has launched a brand-new V.I.Pooch program to welcome its furriest guests in style. ... Read More

Thomas Cook India and Mastercard partner for ‘Priceless Cities’ experience

Thomas Cook India and Mastercard partner for ‘Priceless Cities’ experience

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 01:43 0

Tapping into the evolving aspiration of Indian travelers, Mastercard and Thomas Cook India today announced their partnership to bring, for the first time, Mastercard’s global ... Read More

Airbnb joins the European Travel Commission to promote healthy tourism

Airbnb joins the European Travel Commission to promote healthy tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 19:22 0

Airbnb, the global community-driven end-to-end travel platform, has joined the European Travel Commission (ETC) as an Associate Member to support Europe as a travel destination ... Read More

Asia Pacific Tourism: 700 million international arrivals in 2018 and growing

Asia Pacific Tourism: 700 million international arrivals in 2018 and growing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 18:30 0

Asia Pacific destinations collectively received almost 700 million international visitor arrivals (IVAs) in 2018, an increase of 7.7% over the 2017 figure, according to PATA’s ... Read More

Funds from the sale of Thomas Cook airlines have potential to provide capital for new destinations

Funds from the sale of Thomas Cook airlines have potential to provide capital for new destinations

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 18:01 0

Following the release of Thomas Cook Group Half Year Results 2019, Johanna-Bonhill Smith, Associate Analyst for Travel & Tourism at GlobalData, offers her view: “A ... Read More

RIU Hotels and Preverisk Group working in partnership for hotel sustainability

RIU Hotels and Preverisk Group working in partnership for hotel sustainability

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 15:55 0

RIU Hotels & Resorts is pursuing its commitment to hotel sustainability together with its partner company Preverisk Group (Gestión de Riesgos Ambientales S.L.), a company ... Read More

Kazakh flag carrier Air Astana celebrates seventeenth anniversary

Kazakh flag carrier Air Astana celebrates seventeenth anniversary

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 15:10 0

Over the past 17 years, Air Astana has grown to become Central Asia’s leading carrier, with a reputation for the highest standards of safety, service ... Read More

Codeshare announced between Finnair and Juneyao Air

Codeshare announced between Finnair and Juneyao Air

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2019 09:00 0

Juneyao Air and Finnair have agreed to launch a codeshare partnership starting June 28, 2019, combining synergies of both airlines. This agreement will provide a wider ... Read More

2019’s Best Summer Travel Destinations: Planning perfect summer getaway

2019’s Best Summer Travel Destinations: Planning perfect summer getaway

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 19:30 0

With summer approaching, 2019's Best Summer Travel Destinations report compared 100 metro areas across 40 key indicators of budget- and fun-friendliness to help US travelers ... Read More

One third of travelers report Generation Alpha influences family travel decisions

One third of travelers report Generation Alpha influences family travel decisions

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 17:15 0

Family vacation planning is no longer an activity just for the adults, according to new custom research. For more than 8 in 10 travelers around ... Read More

IMEX partners with Simpleview and SearchWide Global

IMEX partners with Simpleview and SearchWide Global

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 16:09 0

The IMEX Group has teamed up with two US-based organizations – Simpleview and SearchWide Global – collaborating with them as Industry Partners. As part of ... Read More

US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral

US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019 08:08 0

Today the U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Baghdad ordered a partial evacuation of their American staff.  In the meantime, the travel warning for Americans wanting ... Read More

Centara Signs MOU with KMA Hotels for Six Myanmar Hotels

Centara Signs MOU with KMA Hotels for Six Myanmar Hotels

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019 07:05 0

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, and KMA Hotels Group, a subsidiary of Kaung Myanmar Aung (KMA) Group of Companies, have announced the ... Read More

Is Jamaica Minister Bartlett about to Chair UNWTO Commission for the Americas?

Is Jamaica Minister Bartlett about to Chair UNWTO Commission for the Americas?

editor editor- May 15, 2019 00:46 0

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, departs the island today, to attend the 64th Meeting of the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) Regional Commission ... Read More

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