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Pope Francesco Bergoglio addresses climate emergency

Pope Francesco Bergoglio addresses climate emergency

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 15, 2019 21:04 0

At the Casina Pio IV, the Pontiff Pope Francesco Bergoglio met with participants of the meeting promoted by the Department for the Service of Integral ... Read More

Dead whale highlights major faults with octopus fishing industry in False Bay

Dead whale highlights major faults with octopus fishing industry in False Bay

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 19:20 0

Another dead 12-metre Bryde’s whale was found in False Bay near Cape Town last week after becoming entangled in octopus trap ropes. The traps have ... Read More

Heathrow becomes world’s first Sustainable Fish Airport

Heathrow becomes world’s first Sustainable Fish Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 16:50 0

Sustain – the alliance for better food and farming – has crowned Heathrow the world’s first Sustainable Fish Airport. The award is the outcome of ... Read More

Tourism Marketing for the summer months

Tourism Marketing for the summer months

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- June 3, 2019 22:20 0

With June’s arrival, tourism professionals should have begun to think about the summer months. In much of the world, these coming months are high season. ... Read More

European Tourism Ministers meet in Croatia to advance development,  innovation and partnerships

European Tourism Ministers meet in Croatia to advance development, innovation and partnerships

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 17:07 0

Innovation, partnerships and managing rising tourist numbers have been top of the agenda at the 64th Meeting of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Regional Commission ... Read More

African Tourism Board VP echoes South African President: It’s time for Africa to unite!

African Tourism Board VP echoes South African President: It’s time for Africa to unite!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019 00:26 0

Africa Day united 40 heads of State on Saturday in Pretoria when attending the inauguration of the South African President, Mr. Cyral Ramaposa  "It's time ... Read More

Botswana says yes again to Elephant Hunting

Botswana says yes again to Elephant Hunting

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019 04:24 0

Botswana's Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources, Conservation, and Tourism announced the ban overturn on Elephant Hunting in a Facebook statement and said the decision had ... Read More

More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants

More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants

editor editor- May 20, 2019 21:14 0

by Dr. Louise de Waal President Mokgweetsi Masisi of Botswana categorically denies that his government would ever cull elephants, contradicting the Parliamentary Report proposing culling. ... Read More

What attracts younger Muslim travelers?

What attracts younger Muslim travelers?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019 09:10 0

Gulf hospitality operators looking to increase their share of the growing halal tourism market should diversify and digitize their offerings to suit younger generations of ... Read More

World’s top 10 sustainable places to stay revealed

World’s top 10 sustainable places to stay revealed

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

Travel is not just about seeing the wonders of the earth but understanding our impact upon it. With increasing frequency, people are looking to make ... Read More

United Airlines Chief Digital Officer named one of 2019 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology

United Airlines Chief Digital Officer named one of 2019 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 19:25 0

Today, United Airlines Executive Vice President and Chief Digital Officer, Linda Jojo, was recognized by the National Diversity Council as one of the 2019 Top ... Read More

Young elephant shot 13 times: Tourists watched in horror

Young elephant shot 13 times: Tourists watched in horror

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- March 27, 2019 07:54 0

Balule Associated Nature Reserve has justified the killing of a young elephant bull in front of tourists as an 'act of self-defense', backtracking on an ... Read More

Uganda travel and trafficking

Uganda travel and trafficking

editor editor- March 23, 2019 19:00 0

Sub-Saharan Africa has enormous tourism potential: leopards lounging in acacia trees, elephant herds drifting across vast savannah plains, gorillas and chimps rioting in deep forests, ... 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

WTACH to protect local cultures, heritage and historical sites from overtourism

WTACH to protect local cultures, heritage and historical sites from overtourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 16, 2019 18:20 0

World Tourism Association for Culture and Heritage (WTACH) has been formed to protect local cultures, heritage and historical sites that are in peril from overtourism. ... Read More

Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach: Phuket pioneer in sustainable tourism

Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach: Phuket pioneer in sustainable tourism

editor editor- February 14, 2019 22:16 0

The 5-star Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach, a holiday beach resort in Phuket has been re-certified by Green Globe for the seventh year in ... Read More

“Digital Spring” is coming to Brussels

“Digital Spring” is coming to Brussels

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019 16:15 0

On the initiative of Brussels’ Minister-President, Brussels’ first ever Digital Spring will be taking place from 22 to 24 March in Brussels. Inspired by a ... Read More

New global tourism organization launched to combat overtourism

New global tourism organization launched to combat overtourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 31, 2019 01:10 0

The World Tourism Association for Culture and Heritage (WTACH) has been formed to protect local cultures, heritage and historical sites that are in peril from ... Read More

New WTTC report identifies global megatrends for travel and tourism 

New WTTC report identifies global megatrends for travel and tourism 

editor editor- January 23, 2019 23:42 0

A new report by World Travel & Tourism Council identifies opportunities and risks for travel and tourism.  Read More

World Travel and Tourism Council announces 2019 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards finalists

World Travel and Tourism Council announces 2019 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards finalists

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019 17:30 0

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) is delighted to announce the 15 finalists for its 2019 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards. The 2019 finalists are ... Read More

Tourism Safety in Jamaica: Risk, reality and a new way forward

Tourism Safety in Jamaica: Risk, reality and a new way forward

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- January 8, 2019 07:45 0

Dr. Peter Tarlow, who is leading the eTN Travel and & Tourism Safety Training Program is in Jamaica for an important discussion. Jamaica Tourism is facing ... Read More

Africa Travel and Tourism: Trends for the New Year

Africa Travel and Tourism: Trends for the New Year

editor editor- January 8, 2019 02:40 0

Players in the travel and tourism ecosystem in Africa travel look forward to 2019 with full optimism. Read More

Ukraine 2019: The year of quality & excellence in tourism

Ukraine 2019: The year of quality & excellence in tourism

editor editor- January 7, 2019 21:04 0

The National Tourism Organization of Ukraine wants travelers to know that it is open for tourism on all fronts. Read More

Safety and security remain priority for Jamaica

Safety and security remain priority for Jamaica

editor editor- December 18, 2018 22:55 2

Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, is reiterating the country's commitment to ensuring a safe, secure and seamless destination to all visitors who come to the ... Read More

First luxury ‘eco-conscious’ resort opens on Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi

First luxury ‘eco-conscious’ resort opens on Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 13, 2018 14:08 0

Jumeirah Group today announces the opening of Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort, the group's first luxury "eco-conscious" Resort, nestled on the pristine shores of Saadiyat ... 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

Young Balule Elephant shot  13 times before horrified visitors

Young Balule Elephant shot 13 times before horrified visitors

editor editor- December 5, 2018 01:05 1

Just as the furore about the trophy hunting of the pride male named Skye began abating, another incident has highlighted the ethics of hunting in ... Read More

The new Secretary General of UNWTO: Will tourism continue for the economy or ecology?

The new Secretary General of UNWTO: Will tourism continue for the economy or ecology?

Fernando Zornitta Fernando Zornitta- May 12, 2017 23:53 1

An eTN reader submitted his interesting take on the new Secretary General of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). Among the slice of the ... Read More

New report helps travelers plan ethical vacations

New report helps travelers plan ethical vacations

editor editor- December 5, 2009 03:28 0

Are you the kind of traveler who wants to have a great time AND feel good about where your travel budget is going? Read More

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