Tag: Germany

Brunei Travel: Ready to be stoned to death? How will WTTC and UNWTO respond?

Brunei Travel: Ready to be stoned to death? How will WTTC and UNWTO respond?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 30, 2019 04:12 2

Brunei is becoming a deadly place to visit starting April 3, specially if you are member of the LGBT Community. Next week the World Travel ... Read More

EU and Airbus cite US for inaction that could cost billions

EU and Airbus cite US for inaction that could cost billions

editor editor- March 28, 2019 20:45 0

The World Trade Organization (WTO) Appellate Body has rejected every single United States argument whereas it has taken all EU legal points on board. In ... Read More

Why does Nigeria’s Health Minister say no to Medical Tourism?

Why does Nigeria’s Health Minister say no to Medical Tourism?

editor editor- March 27, 2019 02:05 0

Nigeria Minister of Health Isaac Adewole has challenged physicians in the country to live up to their professional calling and find ways to discourage medical ... Read More

Rocco Forte appoints GM for Masseria Torre Maizza

Rocco Forte appoints GM for Masseria Torre Maizza

editor editor- March 26, 2019 20:44 0

Rocco Forte Hotels is pleased to announce the appointment of Franco Girasoli as General Manager of Masseria Torre Maizza set to open May 1 in ... Read More

Summer Schedule 2019: Frankfurt Airport puts spring in its step

Summer Schedule 2019: Frankfurt Airport puts spring in its step

editor editor- March 26, 2019 20:07 4

New flight schedule to take effect on March 31 – Total flights expanding moderately Frankfurt Airport (FRA) continues to strengthen its status as Germany’s leading international ... Read More

British Airways Pilots thought Edinburg was in Germany and landed in the wrong city

British Airways Pilots thought Edinburg was in Germany and landed in the wrong city

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 26, 2019 02:52 0

Passengers at London City Airport today boarded British Airways flight BA3281 assuming they would fly to Duesseldorf, Germany but were surprised when landing they saw ... Read More

Tunisia reaches out to UNWTO to get travel advisories removed

Tunisia reaches out to UNWTO to get travel advisories removed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 22, 2019 04:48 0

The U.S. State Department putting Tunisia  as a category 2 risk for U.S. citizens to travel to. This is on the same level as Germany ... Read More

President Obama, WTTC and the African Tourism Board: A major push for Africa visibility

President Obama, WTTC and the African Tourism Board: A major push for Africa visibility

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 21, 2019 02:05 0

Africa Tourism is hot right now. Overlooked in the past, the tourism potential of the African continent is now becoming visible. The first African Tourism ... Read More

Boeing announces trio of leadership moves

Boeing announces trio of leadership moves

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019 19:30 0

Boeing today announced three leadership moves aimed at further strengthening the company's global presence and partnerships: - Marc Allen named senior vice president of Boeing ... Read More

Lufthansa launches seven new European destinations from Munich

Lufthansa launches seven new European destinations from Munich

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019 17:02 0

During this year´s summer flight schedule Lufthansa launches seven new destinations in Germany and Europe. There are several weekly flights to Strasbourg and Rostock for ... Read More

Viking Cruises expands European river fleet

Viking Cruises expands European river fleet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019 01:40 0

Viking Cruises today welcomed the latest additions to its river fleet, with the naming of seven new river ships during a celebration on the Rhine ... Read More

IMEX Frankfurt: Education speakers include former monk, game developer and ‘tech geeks’

IMEX Frankfurt: Education speakers include former monk, game developer and ‘tech geeks’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 15:41 0

What do a former monk, a game developer and a self-confessed ‘tech geek’ have in common? They’re all speakers at IMEX in Frankfurt, taking place ... Read More

How to read so much positive news on Egypt Tourism by WTTC

How to read so much positive news on Egypt Tourism by WTTC

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019 07:26 0

The WTTC Annual Summit is only weeks away and the World Travel and Tourism Council is working hard pumping out positive reports on participating countries ... Read More

Why didn’t Boeing prevent the Boeing MAX 8 Crash of Ethiopian Airlines?

Why didn’t Boeing prevent the Boeing MAX 8 Crash of Ethiopian Airlines?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2019 20:00 0

A first result is out after the black box of ET 302 was examined by French aviation experts at  France's BEA air safety agency. 157 passengers died ... Read More

Why Travel to Madrid? 40 Years of Diversity and Tolerance: Just Watch it!

Why Travel to Madrid? 40 Years of Diversity and Tolerance: Just Watch it!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2019 19:08 0

Germany and the rest of the world agrees. Madrid is the city of tolerance and diversity. According to a prestigious award received on the sideline ... Read More

Seychelles eco-friendly tourism efforts put forward in Germany

Seychelles eco-friendly tourism efforts put forward in Germany

editor editor- March 16, 2019 00:21 0

Environment conservation efforts being made by Seychelles, and how tourists can join in the initiatives, were the focus points of a press conference organized by ... Read More

African Tourism Board plans impressive launch in Cape Town at WTM

African Tourism Board plans impressive launch in Cape Town at WTM

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 14, 2019 06:13 0

The African Tourism Board (ATB) is planning for an impressive launch event during World Travel Market (WTM) in Cape Town, South Africa. On April 11, ... Read More

Seychelles’ intensified presence makes successful impact during 2019 edition of Internationale Tourismus-Börse, Berlin

Seychelles’ intensified presence makes successful impact during 2019 edition of Internationale Tourismus-Börse, Berlin

editor editor- March 13, 2019 22:45 0

Announced by the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) Headquarters in February 2019, Seychelles’ delegation pull the spotlight on the destination at the 53rd edition of Internationale ... Read More

Kenya Travel & Tourism exceeding global and regional levels in 2018

Kenya Travel & Tourism exceeding global and regional levels in 2018

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019 09:24 3

Travel & Tourism in Kenya grew faster than the regional average and significantly above other economies in Sub-Saharan Africa, according to new research from the ... Read More

Boeing 737 MAX 8: Who is grounding controversial plane and who is not?

Boeing 737 MAX 8: Who is grounding controversial plane and who is not?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019 18:25 0

The list of the carriers that are grounding the controversial Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft and the countries that are banning it from their airspace ... Read More

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 12, 2019 08:32 0

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

ICTP meets on the sidelines of ITB in Berlin

ICTP meets on the sidelines of ITB in Berlin

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- March 12, 2019 01:37 0

Three of the four founding members of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) - Juergen Steinmetz, Alain St.Ange, and Geoffey Lipman - met as ... Read More

PROUD Experiences exceeds expectations: Sold out

PROUD Experiences exceeds expectations: Sold out

editor editor- March 11, 2019 21:43 0

Exhibit space for the second edition of PROUD Experiences has sold out more than 3 months ahead of the show, exceeding all expectations and marking ... Read More

ITB 2019 closing report: Robust and resilient

ITB 2019 closing report: Robust and resilient

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 14:59 0

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

Why is sustainable tourism important in Iceland?

Why is sustainable tourism important in Iceland?

editor editor- March 9, 2019 01:45 0

The First Lady of Iceland, Mrs. Eliza Jean Reid, was honored by the Institute of South Asian Woman (ISAW) during the ITB Tourism Trade Fair ... Read More

Tourism industry needs strategic plan to protect climate, reduce CO2 emissions

Tourism industry needs strategic plan to protect climate, reduce CO2 emissions

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 23:20 0

Tourism accounts for ten percent of the global gross national product and is responsible for eight per cent of all CO2 emissions worldwide. “One could ... Read More

Global Tourism Resilience Centre Board of Governors announces 2019 projects

Global Tourism Resilience Centre Board of Governors announces 2019 projects

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 22:20 0

Board Members and associates of the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center (GTRCMC) had their second meeting, in Berlin, Germany today to discuss their ... Read More

Celebrating Her Awards making women visible in tourism at ITB Berlin 2019

Celebrating Her Awards making women visible in tourism at ITB Berlin 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 18:08 0

Award winners from previous years always take part in presenting the outstanding women in tourism with the Celebrating Her Awards by the International Institute for ... Read More

Visit Nepal 2020 launch in Berlin took over ITB last night

Visit Nepal 2020 launch in Berlin took over ITB last night

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 8, 2019 06:45 0

The Nepal Tourism Board and Nepal Embassy in Berlin went all out last night to prepare the world for Visit Nepal 2020 last night. Organized ... Read More

Air freight – worst performance in the last three years

Air freight – worst performance in the last three years

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 00:30 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight ton kilometers (FTKs), decreased 1.8% in ... Read More

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