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2019 Caribbean Sustainable Tourism Development Conference to focus on climate risk, other pressing issues

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), in partnership with the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Tourism Authority (SVGTA), will be providing ... Read More

UNWTO partnership to develop digital tourism agenda

editor editor- May 1, 2019

The application of new technologies such as Big Data and the Internet of Things are already leading to new uses ... Read More

Visa waiver leads to spike in bookings to Brazil

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019

Brazil’s visa waiver policy announced in March is already generating positive results. Recent data from a study done by Amadeus ... Read More

How Emirates is supporting and preserving biodiversity

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019

Taking its environmental responsibilities seriously and championing wildlife conservation across different corners of the planet, the Emirates Group is playing ... Read More

UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism to analyze sector’s potential

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019

The countdown begins for the 5th World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism to be held on 2 and 3 May in ... Read More

Islands & climate change: Storm surges & coral bleaching affecting tourism

editor editor- April 12, 2019

Since Greta Thunberg, a Swedish schoolgirl and climate activist, brought the topic of climate protection onto the political and social ... Read More

D.R. Congo: African Tourism Board is a place to be according World Heritage Kahuzi-Biega National Park

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019

The African Tourism Board welcomes Kahuzi Biega National Park as a new member. The Kahuzi-Biega National Park is a protected ... Read More

Destinations need new resources to tackle the “invisible burden” of tourism

editor editor- March 26, 2019

A report published today by the Travel Foundation, Cornell University’s Centre for Sustainable Global Enterprise and EplerWood International describes how ... Read More

Travel industry building for more sustainable future this Earth Day and beyond

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019

A day to promote environmental awareness and bring attention to the protection of the planet, Earth Day is celebrated in ... Read More

Ebix offers to buy India’s largest corporate travel exchange

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019

Ebix, Inc. today announced that it has sent a letter to the Board of Yatra Online, Inc., outlining its offer ... Read More

UNWTO global gastronomy tourism event: Job creation, entrepreneurship and development

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Basque Culinary Center (BCC) are co-organizing the 5th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy ... Read More

First-ever Africa Protected Areas Congress launched

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019

This year’s Valentine day was marked on Thursday with special African flavor that saw the launch of the first-ever Africa ... Read More

Africa’s top 10 tech start-ups selected for new Airbus Bizlab program

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2019

Airbus and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) have announced the top 10 African tech start-ups that will take ... Read More

UNWTO announces activities at FITUR 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2019

Inauguration of a tourism innovation hub, the final stage of the 1st UNWTO Tourism Startup Competition, the 10th Edition of ... Read More

China enacts new law to protect world’s highest mountain

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019

China has enacted a new law designed to protect and conserve the environment surrounding the Mount Qomolangma (Mount Everest) reserve. ... Read More

Jamaica Global Resilience Centre offers assistance following devastating Indonesia tsunami

editor editor- December 24, 2018

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre, stands ready to support Indonesia ... Read More

10 finalists announced in 1st UNWTO Tourism Startup Competition

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2018

The 1st UNWTO Tourism Startup Competition is a pioneering initiative that has identified emerging companies at the forefront of the ... Read More

UNWTO kicks off project to protect mountain and freshwater ecosystems through tourism

editor editor- June 6, 2012

Biodiversity is tourism’s natural capital, motivating millions of people to travel the world each year. Yet biodiversity is at risk ... Read More

Cross border sentiments to come to a head in November East African Community Summit

editor editor- September 14, 2011

(eTN) - Disturbing news has reached from Arusha that the debate on the "Transboundary Ecosystems Management Bill," which was introduced ... Read More

UN-backed summit to focus on sustainable management of rainforests

editor editor- April 14, 2011

Top officials from more than 35 nations covering the world’s three major rainforest regions will gather at a United Nations-backed ... Read More

Tourism can help meet biodiversity targets, UNWTO tells UN Biodiversity Summit

editor editor- November 4, 2010

The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has called on delegates attending the Tenth Meeting of the Conference of the ... Read More

World’s most innovative ecoresort to be built on Monterey coastline

editor editor- February 4, 2009

MONTEREY, CA - Security National Guaranty (SNG) announced today plans to develop the greenest ecoresort in the world on the ... Read More