Tag: First-hand

Church House Westminster welcomes new Events Coordinator
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Church House Westminster welcomes new Events Coordinator

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

Westminster events venue, Church House, has appointed Olivia Marrie as Events Coordinator. London born-and-bred, Olivia has three years of event ... Read More

‘Creating common ground’ – Hamburg hosts hat-trick of international industry events
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‘Creating common ground’ – Hamburg hosts hat-trick of international industry events

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

Planners from across the world experienced Hamburg first hand as part of a series of fam trips and events held ... Read More

Japanese craftsmanship town welcomes new Hotel Oriental Express
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Japanese craftsmanship town welcomes new Hotel Oriental Express

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

Hotel Oriental Express Tokyo Kamata started its operation on April 19. The hotel was founded upon the concepts of "a ... Read More

Lunar landing 50ᵗʰ anniversary: Celebrate in Ohio
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Lunar landing 50ᵗʰ anniversary: Celebrate in Ohio

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

To commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of Ohioan Neil Armstrong's first steps on the moon, Ohio is celebrating its groundbreaking history ... Read More

International cooperation between Seychelles and a Baltic Island: Minister Dogley visits German beach clean-up project
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International cooperation between Seychelles and a Baltic Island: Minister Dogley visits German beach clean-up project

editor editor- May 23, 2019

The Seychelles Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine; Didier Dogley, in the company of the Honorary Consul General ... Read More

African Tourism Board CEO flies home with South African terror victims on Egypt Air
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African Tourism Board CEO flies home with South African terror victims on Egypt Air

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 20, 2019

African Tourism Board CEO Doris Worfel from Pretoria experienced a first-hand account on today's terror attack targeting a tour bus ... Read More

Simba, the happiest safari company from Tanzania joins African Tourism Board
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Simba, the happiest safari company from Tanzania joins African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2019

African Tourism Board today added Simba Safaris a family owned Safari and Tour company from Tanzania to its rapidly growing ... Read More

ATTES: Changing the Face of Africa together with the African Tourism Board
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ATTES: Changing the Face of Africa together with the African Tourism Board

mm Dr. Darlington Muzeza- May 14, 2019

The African Tourism Board is planning to partner with Africa’s Trade, Transport and Energy Summit  (ATTES) to make sure travel and tourism ... Read More

Comprehensive learning program delivers ‘creative collisions’ at IMEX in Frankfurt
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Comprehensive learning program delivers ‘creative collisions’ at IMEX in Frankfurt

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019

‘Everyone has the potential to think creatively. Children are able to think of more than 60 new solutions per day ... Read More

Travel agents from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) visit Seychelles
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Travel agents from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) visit Seychelles

editor editor- April 26, 2019

Selected travel agents from the GCC—Bahrain, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia were given the opportunity to enjoy Seychelles and at the ... Read More

Major tour operators converging on Barbados for 2019 meeting with tourism partners
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Major tour operators converging on Barbados for 2019 meeting with tourism partners

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019

Three weeks away from the May 1 start of the premier business-to-business marketplace, Connect Barbados, with over 100 participants - ... Read More

2nd annual Africa Business and MICE Tourism Master Class to be held in Johannesburg this June
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2nd annual Africa Business and MICE Tourism Master Class to be held in Johannesburg this June

editor editor- April 3, 2019

The 2nd edition of the Africa Business and MICE Master Class will be held in Johannesburg at the BDO South ... Read More

Jetwing Ayurveda Pavilions: A paragon of wellness and vitality
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Jetwing Ayurveda Pavilions: A paragon of wellness and vitality

editor editor- March 28, 2019

The ancient art and science of Ayurveda was developed thousands of years ago in the Indian Subcontinent and is believed ... Read More

Jetwing Ayurveda Pavilions – a paragon of wellness and vitality
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Jetwing Ayurveda Pavilions – a paragon of wellness and vitality

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019

The ancient art and science of Ayurveda was developed thousands of years ago in the Indian Subcontinent and is believed ... Read More

Zanzibar sets for second, Grand Tourism Show in September
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Zanzibar sets for second, Grand Tourism Show in September

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- March 28, 2019

After a successful and the first international tourism show held in Zanzibar last year, now the Indian Ocean Island is ... Read More

African Tourism Board: The Human Right to Explore the Cape in the Eyes of Marriott
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African Tourism Board: The Human Right to Explore the Cape in the Eyes of Marriott

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 26, 2019

The official launch of the African Tourism Board is only about two weeks away. On April 11 at 15.30 the ... Read More

Sexually assaulted by hotel staff? TripAdvisor tells woman leave a review
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Sexually assaulted by hotel staff? TripAdvisor tells woman leave a review

editor editor- March 19, 2019

TripAdvisor is the largest travel site in the world, with 456 million people visiting the site every month to search ... Read More

How Independent Hotels Make Big Money on Chinese FIT Travelers: The Mini Program
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How Independent Hotels Make Big Money on Chinese FIT Travelers: The Mini Program

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2019

Compass Edge knows there is a good reason why independent hotels selling rooms to Chinese travelers should have a "Mini ... Read More

Ditch the snow already! Spring into adventure travel
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Ditch the snow already! Spring into adventure travel

editor editor- March 14, 2019

  With the weather slowly… very slowly… warming up around most of the USA, spring is finally just around the ... Read More

Dead on Ethiopian Airlines: Sarah Auffret of Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators
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Dead on Ethiopian Airlines: Sarah Auffret of Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 12, 2019

"I believe we do our best when we enjoy what we are doing." These were the words of Sarah Auffret, a ... Read More

ITB 2019 closing report: Robust and resilient
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ITB 2019 closing report: Robust and resilient

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

Uninterrupted growth at a high level: despite a slowdown in the world economy demand within the world’s travel industry remains ... Read More

Shocking statement by Southwest Airlines Pilots Association: A to B safely or not at all
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Shocking statement by Southwest Airlines Pilots Association: A to B safely or not at all

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019

Today, Captain Jon Weaks, president of the Southwest Airlines Pilots Association, issued a communication to the nearly 10,000 pilots represented by ... 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

IMEX Frankfurt Association Day centers on high value insights & inspiration
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IMEX Frankfurt Association Day centers on high value insights & inspiration

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019

“I’m always looking for support with innovation and Association Day provides the perfect opportunity to get new ideas.” Danielle Michel, ... Read More

Gateway to the World delivers first-class Trinidad carnival experience
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Gateway to the World delivers first-class Trinidad carnival experience

editor editor- February 6, 2019

The 2019 “Gateway to the World” all-inclusive gave Carnival enthusiasts an extra dose of festival flair en route to the ... Read More

Working with meeting & convention planners
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Working with meeting & convention planners

mm Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- February 4, 2019

Meeting & Convention Planners (MCPs) play a vital part of the tourism industry.   Not only do they often decide what ... Read More

Jamaica Tourist Board announces biggest travel agent FAM incentive for 2019
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Jamaica Tourist Board announces biggest travel agent FAM incentive for 2019

editor editor- January 10, 2019

FAM trips to Jamaica will give UK agents the opportunity to experience the destination intimately so they can share with ... Read More

Brave new world opens up for Young Tourism Ambassadors in Jaffna
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Brave new world opens up for Young Tourism Ambassadors in Jaffna

editor editor- January 4, 2019

USAID and Jetwing Jaffna support the Tourism Skills Committee to showcase careers in tourism. Read More

New Istanbul Airport announces dedicated trade show
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New Istanbul Airport announces dedicated trade show

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018

The aviation industry in Turkey is booming again and on 29 October 2018, Istanbul Airport opened to the world. It ... Read More

Royal line-up for Cunard’s Transatlantic Fashion Week 2019 announced
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Royal line-up for Cunard’s Transatlantic Fashion Week 2019 announced

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2018

Cunard has announced a stellar line-up for its fourth annual Transatlantic Fashion Week Crossing, to take place July 28 to ... Read More

First-hand account of lion attack at Tashinga Camp in Zimbabwe
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First-hand account of lion attack at Tashinga Camp in Zimbabwe

editor editor- June 13, 2010

It was mid-morning on a Sunday when the TurboCharge fleet of sixteen boats arrived at the Tashinga Camp in the ... Read More