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Air China launches direct Rome-Hangzhou flight
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Air China launches direct Rome-Hangzhou flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

A new Air China flight connecting Italian capital Rome with Hangzhou, capital of east China's Zhejiang Province, was inaugurated at ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there
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U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there

editor editor- June 5, 2019

Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association President and CEO was the first to speak at the U.S. Travel Association’s IPW Press ... Read More

Hilton: 200th hotel opening in the China market
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Hilton: 200th hotel opening in the China market

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

Hilton ushered in a milestone in its China market development with the grand opening of its 200th hotel -- Canopy ... Read More

ICAO: CAA International to strengthen aviation safety oversight in Sierra Leone
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ICAO: CAA International to strengthen aviation safety oversight in Sierra Leone

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

CAA International (CAAi), the technical cooperation arm of the UK Civil Aviation Authority (UK CAA), is to assist the Sierra ... Read More

Art Cities Exchange 2019 to welcome leisure, luxury and MICE industry players
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Art Cities Exchange 2019 to welcome leisure, luxury and MICE industry players

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 28, 2019

Art Cities Exchange (ACE) 2019 will see the presence of 90 international buyers from the leisure, luxury, and MICE sectors ... 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

UNWTO Secretary-General on official visit to Italy, deepening  partnership
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UNWTO Secretary-General on official visit to Italy, deepening partnership

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Zurab Pololikashvili, has arrived in Rome to begin a first visit to ... Read More

Maui & London: WestJet gives Calgary more Dreamliner
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Maui & London: WestJet gives Calgary more Dreamliner

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

WestJet today revealed its winter 787-9 Dreamliner schedule, announcing the state-of-the-art aircraft will now fly between Calgary and Maui and ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019

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

48 million Americans would skip a credit card payment over a vacation
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48 million Americans would skip a credit card payment over a vacation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019

48 million Americans say they would skip a credit card payment before they’d skip a vacation, according a new survey ... Read More

Alitalia Airline rescue: All-out negotiations with Benettons
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Alitalia Airline rescue: All-out negotiations with Benettons

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

The plight of Alitalia Airline continues just as expected with negotiations for Alitalia by the Benetton Group ongoing, despite the ... 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

EscapeMaker to host all women-led first-ever Virtual Agritourism Conference
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EscapeMaker to host all women-led first-ever Virtual Agritourism Conference

editor editor- May 9, 2019

Fourteen women industry experts join forces to create an evergreen educational resource for innkeepers, farmers, winemakers, craft beverage producers and ... 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

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow
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SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019

The recently concluded 26th International Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas celebrated over a quarter Century of Tourism Safety and ... 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

American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership
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American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019

The Board of Directors of the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) is pleased to announce the appointment of ... Read More

American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership
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American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019

The Board of Directors of the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) is pleased to announce the appointment of ... Read More

Africa Tourism Leadership Forum: Next stop Durban
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Africa Tourism Leadership Forum: Next stop Durban

editor editor- April 16, 2019

Themed “Stimulating intra-Africa Travel through thought leadership,” the 2019 Africa Tourism Leadership Forum (ATLF) is the only Pan-African public-private tourism ... Read More

Myanmar’s Thingyan water festival kicks off Saturday morning
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Myanmar’s Thingyan water festival kicks off Saturday morning

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2019

Traditional Thingyan water festival has kicked off in Myanmar's regions and states in full swing. Yangon Region Chief Minister U ... Read More

Keeping Alitalia airline afloat: 900 million euro bridge loan conversion
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Keeping Alitalia airline afloat: 900 million euro bridge loan conversion

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- April 11, 2019

Italy’s last council of ministers have approved a new decree law with 11 new rules presented by the Minister of ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019

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

Middle East visitors to Egypt to increase 50% by 2022, ATM report reveals
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Middle East visitors to Egypt to increase 50% by 2022, ATM report reveals

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019

Arrivals from the Middle East to Egypt are expected to increase 50% from 1.49 million in 2018 to 2.23 million ... Read More

New LCC airline set to launch
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New LCC airline set to launch

editor editor- April 2, 2019

“With Board approval for this exciting new airline granted just six months ago, seats going on sale so swiftly is ... Read More

WTTC 19th Global Summit final program: Changemakers including President Obama meet in Seville
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WTTC 19th Global Summit final program: Changemakers including President Obama meet in Seville

mm Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- March 31, 2019

The World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) will be heading to Seville, Spain this week to attend the  19th Global ... Read More

India stakeholders focus on sustainable development of Heritage Tourism
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India stakeholders focus on sustainable development of Heritage Tourism

editor editor- March 30, 2019

PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI) organized the 8th India Heritage Tourism Conclave with the theme “Sustainable Tourism Management ... Read More

Ontario tourism sector set for Rural Tourism Symposium
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Ontario tourism sector set for Rural Tourism Symposium

editor editor- March 28, 2019

Tourism industry professionals from across Ontario will gather at Lang Pioneer Village in Keene this April for the second annual ... Read More

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

editor editor- March 25, 2019

The official launch of the newly-founded African Tourism Board is only two weeks away, and the U.S.-based interim Chairman Juergen ... Read More

Aéroports de Montréal: Record number of travelers at Montréal-Trudeau
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Aéroports de Montréal: Record number of travelers at Montréal-Trudeau

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 23, 2019

Aéroports de Montréal (ADM) today announced its operating results for the year ended December 31, 2018. A record number of ... Read More

IMEX Policy Forum puts future city development front and center
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IMEX Policy Forum puts future city development front and center

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

Policy makers from national and regional governments worldwide will explore The Business of Placemaking with leading business events industry professionals ... Read More

Tourism teacher holds Spirit of Hospitality workshop in Cambodian Jungle
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Tourism teacher holds Spirit of Hospitality workshop in Cambodian Jungle

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019

A leading Bangkok university delivered a series of hospitality skill building workshops to local tourism service providers in the ecotourism ... Read More

VIA Outlets to introduce their shopping destinations at World Travel & Tourism Council’s Global Summit
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VIA Outlets to introduce their shopping destinations at World Travel & Tourism Council’s Global Summit

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019

VIA Outlets – the newest and fastest growing owner operator of outlet shopping destinations in Europe – will introduce its ... Read More

African Tourism Board plans impressive launch in Cape Town at WTM
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African Tourism Board plans impressive launch in Cape Town at WTM

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 14, 2019

The African Tourism Board (ATB) is planning for an impressive launch event during World Travel Market (WTM) in Cape Town, ... Read More

New ministry-level leadership in British Virgin Islands tourism
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New ministry-level leadership in British Virgin Islands tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

The British Virgin Islands has new leadership in the pivotal Tourism sector with the recent election of Premier and Minister ... Read More

Peace through tourism Korea in the making: $175,562
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Peace through tourism Korea in the making: $175,562

editor editor- March 13, 2019

Seoul’s state-run Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) plans to investigate the potential for cross-border inter-Korean tourism, according to a document seen ... Read More

IGLTA, Queer Destinations and Mexico’s Secretary of Tourism to promote LGBTQ+tourism in Mexico
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IGLTA, Queer Destinations and Mexico’s Secretary of Tourism to promote LGBTQ+tourism in Mexico

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019

Within the 53rd edition of the ITB international travel trade show in Berlin, Germany, the International LGBTQ+ Travel Association (IGLTA) ... Read More