Tag: ecotourism

Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas to host Skål International 2019 Sustainable Tourism Awards

Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas to host Skål International 2019 Sustainable Tourism Awards

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 15:40 0

In its 18th edition, a total of 56 entries from 25 countries are this year competing to win the Sustainable Tourism Awards that Skål International, ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board Team visited Trade Partners in Scandinavia

Seychelles Tourism Board Team visited Trade Partners in Scandinavia

editor editor- June 10, 2019 23:07 0

Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) head of the company, Mrs. Sherin Francis and Key STB representatives on the European market visited trade partners in Northern Europe ... Read More

The St. Regis San Francisco’s Jacqueline Volkart honored as one of Bay Area’s most influential women in business

The St. Regis San Francisco’s Jacqueline Volkart honored as one of Bay Area’s most influential women in business

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019 19:17 0

The St. Regis San Francisco Hotel General Manager Jacqueline “Jackie” Volkart was recognized by the San Francisco Business Times as one of the most influential ... Read More

Israel welcomed over 405,000 visitors in April – 7% rise in tourist arrivals

Israel welcomed over 405,000 visitors in April – 7% rise in tourist arrivals

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019 15:19 0

An analysis of the seasonally adjusted data provided by Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics indicates that in the last three months (February – April 2019), ... Read More

Bugoma Forest must remain, says Uganda’s President, but conservationists not celebrating just yet

Bugoma Forest must remain, says Uganda’s President, but conservationists not celebrating just yet

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- May 18, 2019 17:45 0

Following a sustained campaign over a court ruling to lease Bugoma Forest to Hoima Sugar Works last month, Uganda President Museveni has pronounced that Bugoma ... 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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019 18:15 0

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

African Tourism Board: Greg Bakunzi of Red Rock Initiative makes Rwanda Tourism proud

African Tourism Board: Greg Bakunzi of Red Rock Initiative makes Rwanda Tourism proud

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 26, 2019 05:46 0

Red Rocks Cultural Center in Rwanda founder Greg Bakunzi today was appointed as the latest board member of the African Tourism Board. He is a star ... Read More

America’s Best Ecotourism Destinations ranked

America’s Best Ecotourism Destinations ranked

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 17:01 0

Ranking series of "America's Best Ecotourism Destinations" were released today. Whether it is strolling along a beach in California or spotting alligators in the Everglades, ... Read More

Tourism teacher holds Spirit of Hospitality workshop in Cambodian Jungle

Tourism teacher holds Spirit of Hospitality workshop in Cambodian Jungle

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 17:13 0

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

Botswana hunting proposal could put its tourism industry at risk

Botswana hunting proposal could put its tourism industry at risk

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 15:17 0

Botswana’s proposals to lift its hunting ban and to introduce elephant culling has fuelled political posturing, denials, misinformation, and lobbying from pro hunting and culling ... Read More

Guyana Tourism together with SUNx to bring Climate Change education

Guyana Tourism together with SUNx to bring Climate Change education

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 20:41 0

Guyana which has been named the #1 “Best of Ecotourism” destination and one of the world’s Top 10 Sustainable Destinations at this week’s ITB Berlin ... Read More

Seychelles presence at Travel Open Village Evolution: Eco-friendly and sustainable tourism highlighted

Seychelles presence at Travel Open Village Evolution: Eco-friendly and sustainable tourism highlighted

editor editor- March 8, 2019 21:03 0

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) office in Italy attended the 2019 edition of Travel Open Village Evolution in Milan, a 2-days event dedicated to business ... Read More

Bardiya National Park gets Sustainable Destination Award at ITB

Bardiya National Park gets Sustainable Destination Award at ITB

editor editor- March 7, 2019 21:25 0

Bardiya National Park has been awarded as the best Sustainable Destinations in “Asia-Pacific” category of Sustainable Top 100 Destination Awards 2019. Amidst a grand ceremony ... Read More

How the Malaysian People are now put in charge of Visit Malaysia 2020 ?

How the Malaysian People are now put in charge of Visit Malaysia 2020 ?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 3, 2019 10:25 0

Malaysia Truly Asia was one of the most successful campaigns in the global travel and tourism industry and created by an Australian branding company. Now the ... Read More

Leve 2019 changing the game for sustainabile tourism, living & environment awareness

Leve 2019 changing the game for sustainabile tourism, living & environment awareness

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019 18:10 0

On Sunday May 05, 2019, Tourism Intelligence International will host its exclusive tourism and lifestyle invitation-only event, Leve, at the formidable Villa Being in Arnos ... Read More

India International Hotel, Travel and Tourism Research Conference brings industry experts together

India International Hotel, Travel and Tourism Research Conference brings industry experts together

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- March 1, 2019 01:14 0

Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology inaugurated the 9th India International Hotel, Travel and Tourism Research Conference (IIHTTRC) supported by National Assessment ... Read More

Seychelles’ North Island to join internationally-renowned hospitality company’s luxury collection brand

Seychelles’ North Island to join internationally-renowned hospitality company’s luxury collection brand

editor editor- March 1, 2019 00:44 0

North Island management made a recent announcement, declaring the resort would be adding its name to the Marriott International’s properties in Seychelles after Le Meridien ... Read More

Sierra Leone honors Dr. Jane Goodall, setting stage for tourism debut

Sierra Leone honors Dr. Jane Goodall, setting stage for tourism debut

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019 20:25 0

Sierra Leone will welcome Dr. Jane Goodall (DBE, anthropologist and UN Messenger of Peace), the world’s foremost expert on chimpanzees, during her three-day visit to ... Read More

FITUR beats the record for participation in its most international edition yet

FITUR beats the record for participation in its most international edition yet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019 17:25 0

From 23 to 27 January, Madrid will once again become the focus of attention for the international tourism community with FITUR, the International Tourism Fair, ... Read More

Lombok Tourism is open and hungry for business in 2019

Lombok Tourism is open and hungry for business in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019 02:30 0

Around 90% of tourism operations in Lombok, Indonesia, are back in business following the devastating earthquakes of August 2018. In the north west of Lombok, ... Read More

eTN Sri Lanka contributor appointed to international board of Asian Eco-Tourism Network 

eTN Sri Lanka contributor appointed to international board of Asian Eco-Tourism Network 

editor editor- January 14, 2019 21:44 0

Srilal Miththapala, senior tourism industry personality and regular contributor to eTurboNews from Sri Lanka, has been appointed to the Board of the Asian Eco-Tourism Network. Read More

Destination Coorg, the Scotland of India on the Road to promote Domestic Tourism

Destination Coorg, the Scotland of India on the Road to promote Domestic Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2018 01:15 0

Destination Coorg presents a rural district in the southwest Indian State of Karnataka. Coorg is not just known for its scenic beauty and coffee, but ... Read More

What animal is so big, it got its own Travel Mart?

What animal is so big, it got its own Travel Mart?

editor editor- December 6, 2018 16:06 0

A new event seeks to raise awareness of growing global interest in ecotourism and at the same time, create opportunities that benefit this mammal, the ... Read More

Zacatecas Tourism: A “Happy Place” charms European visitors

Zacatecas Tourism: A “Happy Place” charms European visitors

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 1, 2018 21:55 0

It was a first for Top Resa to welcome Zacatecas as a destination showcasing their tourism product. The Hon. Gabriella Ibarra, Vice Minister of Tourism ... Read More

Winners announced: 2018 PATA Grand and Gold Awards

Winners announced: 2018 PATA Grand and Gold Awards

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 18, 2018 08:59 0

See the full list of award winners. This year’s awards attracted 200 entries from 87 organisations and individuals worldwide. The winners were selected by an ... Read More

PATA announces Grand and Gold Awards winners 2017

PATA announces Grand and Gold Awards winners 2017

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- July 27, 2017 18:35 0

Winners of the 2017 PATA Grand and Gold Awards are announced today by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA). These awards, generously supported and sponsored ... Read More

Mabira forest has potential to develop tourism

Mabira forest has potential to develop tourism

editor editor- March 25, 2013 06:34 0

UGANDA (eTN) - This week the world celebrated International Forest Day and, I guess true to form, I felt the time was right to dedicate ... Read More

Landmark resolution recognizes ecotourism

Landmark resolution recognizes ecotourism

editor editor- January 5, 2013 01:06 0

In a significant acknowledgment of tourism as a tool for promoting sustainable development, the UN General Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution stressing ecotourism’s role in ... Read More

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