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UNWTO General Assembly opens with sustainability and innovation top of the agenda
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UNWTO General Assembly opens with sustainability and innovation top of the agenda

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 11, 2019

The 23rd Session of the General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has opened in Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation, ... Read More

Gains of LGBTQ rights in some Middle East and North Africa nations may be a game-changer
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Gains of LGBTQ rights in some Middle East and North Africa nations may be a game-changer

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

Progress in recognizing the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people at the United Nations in New ... Read More

Jamaica successful in bid to chair UNWTO’s Regional Commission for the Americas
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Jamaica successful in bid to chair UNWTO’s Regional Commission for the Americas

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019

Jamaica was yesterday selected to chair the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) Regional Commission for the Americas (CAM) for ... 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

Is Zimbabwe planning to kidnap former Tourism Minister Mzembi in South Africa?
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Is Zimbabwe planning to kidnap former Tourism Minister Mzembi in South Africa?

George Taylor George Taylor- May 17, 2019

Travel and Tourism in Zimbabwe are on a path of urgently needed recovery, and the country is considered by most ... Read More

Italian Tourist Tax receipts in Italy: A record for 2019
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Italian Tourist Tax receipts in Italy: A record for 2019

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 6, 2019

The Italy City Tourist Tax for the year 2019 is foreseen to reach a new record of 600 million euro. ... Read More

African Tourism Board appoints UNWTO leader Cuthbert Ncube: Repackaging Tourism in Africa
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African Tourism Board appoints UNWTO leader Cuthbert Ncube: Repackaging Tourism in Africa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019

Cuthbert Ncube, the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) regional vice-president was appointed today as the Vice President of the African Tourism ... Read More

UNWTO Convenes Cities in Lisbon to Cooperate on a Sustainable and Inclusive Urban Tourism Agenda
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UNWTO Convenes Cities in Lisbon to Cooperate on a Sustainable and Inclusive Urban Tourism Agenda

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019

The first UNWTO Mayors Forum for Sustainable Urban Tourism, co-organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Ministry of Economy ... Read More

Russia prepares for OTDYKH International Travel Market and UNWTO General Assembly
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Russia prepares for OTDYKH International Travel Market and UNWTO General Assembly

editor editor- April 4, 2019

Two landmark events in the Russian travel industry – which take place this September – mark not only an important ... Read More

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UNESCO, African Union and Ethiopia Role Model on World Press Freedom?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines, has been chosen as the Official Carrier for the 2019 World Press Freedom Day Global Conference to be ... Read More

Global Tourism Industry Mourns the Loss of Peter Wong
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Global Tourism Industry Mourns the Loss of Peter Wong

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2019

Tourism Icon Peter Wong died on 11 March 2019, at Queen Mary Hospital in Pok Fu Lam, HongKong. Peter Wong ... Read More

Williamsburg Tourism Council selects Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer
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Williamsburg Tourism Council selects Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019

The Williamsburg Tourism Council (WTC) is pleased to announce that Vicki Cimino has been selected as their new Executive Director/Chief ... Read More

Will UNWTO pack up in Madrid and move to China or Georgia?
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Will UNWTO pack up in Madrid and move to China or Georgia?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 10, 2019

UNWTO may be on its way to a new home in China or Georgia. UNWTO was a guest in Spain ... Read More

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PATA looking for Asia Pacific in the Indian Ocean Region

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 4, 2016

PATA, the Pacific Asia Travel Association is looking for Asia Pacific Business in the Seychelles. Read More

Guam welcome Seychelles Tourism to PATA 2016
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Guam welcome Seychelles Tourism to PATA 2016

editor editor- May 18, 2016

This is the first time that the Seychelles has been invited to address a PATA General Assembly, and with the ... Read More

The keynote address at the 2016 PATA Annual Summit in Guam will come from Seychelles
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The keynote address at the 2016 PATA Annual Summit in Guam will come from Seychelles

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 13, 2016

Minister Alain St.Ange of the Seychelles is heading to the US island of Guam for the 2016 PATA Annual Summit. Read More

Ministerial debate with the private sector on Pacific Island Tourism in Guam
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Ministerial debate with the private sector on Pacific Island Tourism in Guam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 31, 2016

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), in partnership with the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), will hold the PATA/UNWTO Ministerial Debate ... Read More

Conferencing with UNWTO, WTTC and JATA
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Conferencing with UNWTO, WTTC and JATA

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- October 3, 2013

Covering three major global travel and tourism industry events in the span of three weeks took most of my August ... Read More

UNWTO opening speech by President Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe
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UNWTO opening speech by President Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe

editor editor- August 26, 2013

VICTORIA FALLS, Zimbabwe (eTN) - The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) General Assembly was declared open Sunday night by ... Read More

Seychelles provides leading voice in defense of island issues
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Seychelles provides leading voice in defense of island issues

editor editor- October 1, 2012

Seychelles Vice President Danny Faure has addressed the 67th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York where ... Read More

UNWTO magazine records Seychelles’ address at General Assembly
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UNWTO magazine records Seychelles’ address at General Assembly

editor editor- November 1, 2011

The Seychelles representation and address by Alain St.Ange, CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, at the 19th session of the ... Read More

Seychelles tourism chief spreads the word in Korea
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Seychelles tourism chief spreads the word in Korea

editor editor- October 19, 2011

Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, took time as he transited in Seoul to face the Korean ... Read More

Seychelles tourism chief delivers address to UNWTO General Assembly
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Seychelles tourism chief delivers address to UNWTO General Assembly

editor editor- October 12, 2011

Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, took to the podium on Tuesday, October 11, to deliver his ... Read More

Seychelles tourism chief speaks at UNWTO Ministerial Roundtable Conference
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Seychelles tourism chief speaks at UNWTO Ministerial Roundtable Conference

editor editor- October 11, 2011

The Ministerial Roundtable Conference at the opening of the 19th Session of the UNWTO General Assembly held on October 10 ... Read More

CNN TASK-Tourism Communication Session at UNWTO General Assembly names Seychelles as success
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CNN TASK-Tourism Communication Session at UNWTO General Assembly names Seychelles as success

editor editor- October 11, 2011

The CNN TASK-Tourism Communication Session at the 19th Session of the UNWTO General Assembly in GyeongJu, Korea, saw the republic ... Read More

UN calls on governments to “unlock the potential of tourism”
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UN calls on governments to “unlock the potential of tourism”

editor editor- October 10, 2011

Calling on governments, donors and international financial institutions to "unlock the potential of tourism," Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro today hailed ... Read More

Seychelles to send delegation to WTO General Assembly
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Seychelles to send delegation to WTO General Assembly

editor editor- October 7, 2011

Seychelles will be sending a delegation at the 19th session of the General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization to ... Read More

Small islands states sound alarm over their vulnerability to climate change
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Small islands states sound alarm over their vulnerability to climate change

editor editor- September 26, 2011

Representatives of small island States took to the podium at the General Assembly today to exhort the world to pay ... Read More

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President Christofias: Cyprus committed to reunification

editor editor- September 23, 2011

The President of Cyprus told the General Assembly today that his administration remains committed to a mutually-agreed reunification of the ... Read More

Tanzanian President urges greater support to fight maritime piracy
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Tanzanian President urges greater support to fight maritime piracy

editor editor- September 23, 2011

Tanzania’s President Jakaya Kikwete today urged the international community to boost support for East African countries to combat maritime piracy, ... Read More

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Brazil warns of global rift unless economic crisis is resolved

editor editor- September 22, 2011

Unless governments take urgent steps to deal with the ongoing global economic crisis, “a grave political and social rift” could ... Read More

Global economy on agenda during General Assembly chief’s visit to Argentina
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Global economy on agenda during General Assembly chief’s visit to Argentina

editor editor- August 12, 2011

Economic governance, globalization and the role of the United Nations topped the agenda during a one-day visit today to Argentina ... Read More

UN mourns loss of former General Assembly President Harri Holkeri
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UN mourns loss of former General Assembly President Harri Holkeri

editor editor- August 10, 2011

Top United Nations officials have expressed their condolences to the family of the former Finnish prime minister, Harri Holkeri, who ... Read More

African airlines general assembly set for Addis Ababa
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African airlines general assembly set for Addis Ababa

editor editor- November 9, 2010

The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) 2010 Annual General Assembly (AGA) will be held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from November 21 ... Read More