Tag: ecotourism

Radical changes rattle the cage of South Africa wildlife interaction industry
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Radical changes rattle the cage of South Africa wildlife interaction industry

Louzel Lombard Steyn Louzel Lombard Steyn- November 26, 2019

Interactions with all infant wildlife, walking with predators or elephants, interacting with predators and the riding of wild animals are ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

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

Seychelles Tourism Board Team visited Trade Partners in Scandinavia
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Seychelles Tourism Board Team visited Trade Partners in Scandinavia

editor editor- June 10, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

An analysis of the seasonally adjusted data provided by Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics indicates that in the last three ... Read More

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

Following a sustained campaign over a court ruling to lease Bugoma Forest to Hoima Sugar Works last month, Uganda President ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 17, 2019

Currently, the 64th UNWTO Commission for the Americas is meeting in  La Antigua, Guatemala. Thursday was the first day. UNWTO ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 26, 2019

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

America’s Best Ecotourism Destinations ranked
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America’s Best Ecotourism Destinations ranked

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019

Ranking series of "America's Best Ecotourism Destinations" were released today. Whether it is strolling along a beach in California or ... 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

Botswana hunting proposal could put its tourism industry at risk
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Botswana hunting proposal could put its tourism industry at risk

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

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

Guyana Tourism together with SUNx to bring Climate Change education
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Guyana Tourism together with SUNx to bring Climate Change education

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

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

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

editor editor- March 8, 2019

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) office in Italy attended the 2019 edition of Travel Open Village Evolution in Milan, a ... Read More

Bardiya National Park gets Sustainable Destination Award at ITB
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Bardiya National Park gets Sustainable Destination Award at ITB

editor editor- March 7, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 3, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019

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

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

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- March 1, 2019

Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology inaugurated the 9th India International Hotel, Travel and Tourism Research Conference ... Read More

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

editor editor- March 1, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019

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

Lombok Tourism is open and hungry for business in 2019
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Lombok Tourism is open and hungry for business in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019

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

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

editor editor- January 14, 2019

Srilal Miththapala, senior tourism industry personality and regular contributor to eTurboNews from Sri Lanka, has been appointed to the Board ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2018

Destination Coorg presents a rural district in the southwest Indian State of Karnataka. Coorg is not just known for its ... Read More

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

editor editor- December 6, 2018

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

Zacatecas Tourism: A “Happy Place” charms European visitors
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Zacatecas Tourism: A “Happy Place” charms European visitors

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 1, 2018

It was a first for Top Resa to welcome Zacatecas as a destination showcasing their tourism product. The Hon. Gabriella ... Read More

Winners announced: 2018 PATA Grand and Gold Awards
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Winners announced: 2018 PATA Grand and Gold Awards

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 18, 2018

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

PATA announces Grand and Gold Awards winners 2017
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PATA announces Grand and Gold Awards winners 2017

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 27, 2017

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

Mabira forest has potential to develop tourism
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Mabira forest has potential to develop tourism

editor editor- March 25, 2013

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

Landmark resolution recognizes ecotourism
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Landmark resolution recognizes ecotourism

editor editor- January 5, 2013

In a significant acknowledgment of tourism as a tool for promoting sustainable development, the UN General Assembly unanimously adopted a ... Read More

Leading ecotourism players set to meet in Cairns
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Leading ecotourism players set to meet in Cairns

editor editor- September 17, 2012

Ecotourism Australia’s Global Eco Asia-Pacific Tourism Conference is now less than five weeks away, and this year, the program has ... Read More

Three founding organizations of The Region Initiative (TRI) rated by UNWTO
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Three founding organizations of The Region Initiative (TRI) rated by UNWTO

editor editor- September 6, 2012

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (eTN) - Three founding organizations of The Region Initiative (TRI) have been rated in the UNWTO Compendium of ... Read More

Achievements a triumph for ecotourism in Sri Lanka
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Achievements a triumph for ecotourism in Sri Lanka

editor editor- September 3, 2012

The Sri Lanka Tourism Awards 2011 was held on August 30, 2012, at the Waters Edge - Battramulla. Read More

Australia’s competitors taking ecotourism seriously
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Australia’s competitors taking ecotourism seriously

editor editor- August 30, 2012

Ecotourism is being taken very seriously by Australia's Asia-Pacific neighbours. Read More

Premier aims to make Queensland number one ecotourism destination
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Premier aims to make Queensland number one ecotourism destination

editor editor- June 30, 2012

Ecotourism is well and truly back on the agenda in Queensland with the completion of the DestinationQ Key Action Plan ... Read More

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