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Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities

Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities

Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka- June 11, 2019 23:55 0

The Rapid Response Team by Safertourism reached out to Sri Lanka tourism authorities including the minister of tourism and industry leaders within hours of the ... Read More

Qatar Aviation Services participated in the 32nd IATA Ground Handling Conference

Qatar Aviation Services participated in the 32nd IATA Ground Handling Conference

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 16:36 0

Qatar Aviation Services (QAS), participated as a silver sponsor in the 32nd IATA Ground Handling Conference that took place in Madrid, Spain from. For the ... Read More

New India government urged to tackle employment through tourism

New India government urged to tackle employment through tourism

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 25, 2019 01:02 0

There is much hope and expectation from the just re-elected Modi Government in India. Industry leaders feel that the new government must give attention to ... Read More

BestCities launch Inspiring Young Leaders program

BestCities launch Inspiring Young Leaders program

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 18:40 0

BestCities Global Alliance has today launched the Inspiring Young Leaders program, and has recognized two associations who have committed to actively encouraging youth engagement ahead ... Read More

IMEX in Frankfurt’s five steps to igniting imagination and powering up business results

IMEX in Frankfurt’s five steps to igniting imagination and powering up business results

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 16:45 0

IMEX in Frankfurt returns on 21-23 May, bringing together business event professionals from around the world to meet and do business. Planners and exhibitors alike ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister charges CHICOS to encourage investment in experiences

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister charges CHICOS to encourage investment in experiences

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 17:15 0

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says for the Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference and Operations Summit (CHICOS) to be truly relevant to the region ... Read More

Voting opens for 5th annual World Spa Awards

Voting opens for 5th annual World Spa Awards

editor editor- April 30, 2019 20:48 0

The international voting window for the World Spa Awards 2019 – the spa and wellness sector’s most trusted annual awards program – is now open. ... Read More

IMEX exhibitors invited to make Sustainable Exhibiting Pledge

IMEX exhibitors invited to make Sustainable Exhibiting Pledge

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 17:10 0

IMEX in Frankfurt has invited exhibitors at this year’s show (21 -23 May) to make a Sustainable Exhibiting Pledge as it continues to increase its ... Read More

A new Tourism potential in Tanzania: The Southern Circuit

A new Tourism potential in Tanzania: The Southern Circuit

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- April 21, 2019 21:39 0

A new Tourism potential is about to be unlocked In Tanzania. All roads and international air routes will in the near future, be leading to ... Read More

Africa Tourism Leadership Forum: Next stop Durban

Africa Tourism Leadership Forum: Next stop Durban

editor editor- April 16, 2019 02:47 0

Themed “Stimulating intra-Africa Travel through thought leadership,” the 2019 Africa Tourism Leadership Forum (ATLF) is the only Pan-African public-private tourism leadership dialogue platform that is ... Read More

Antigua and Barbuda strengthens its partner relations for win-win solutions for the upcoming cruise season 2019/2020

Antigua and Barbuda strengthens its partner relations for win-win solutions for the upcoming cruise season 2019/2020

editor editor- April 12, 2019 18:33 0

Antigua & Barbuda’s Tourism Delegation led by the Hon. H. Charles Fernandez held a series of meetings with the country’s critical cruise line Partners  at ... Read More

WTTC 19th Global Summit final program: Changemakers including President Obama meet in Seville

WTTC 19th Global Summit final program: Changemakers including President Obama meet in Seville

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- March 31, 2019 20:05 2

The World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) will be heading to Seville, Spain this week to attend the  19th Global Summit of WTTC on April ... Read More

Maldives Tourism: Changes needed say local travel industry leaders

Maldives Tourism: Changes needed say local travel industry leaders

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- March 27, 2019 10:00 0

The Corporate Maldives blog recently published an interesting analysis of how tourism leaders in the Indian Ocean Island Republic think. The information sheds some light ... Read More

IGLTA Foundation adds industry leaders from Google & Airbnb to its Board

IGLTA Foundation adds industry leaders from Google & Airbnb to its Board

editor editor- March 26, 2019 18:51 0

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association Foundation announced today that Dougal Mckenzie, Head of Industry, Travel, at Google, and Maria Cuba, Global Diversity Lead for Airbnb’s ... 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

Bots, A.I, wearables and VR to create billion-dollar savings in the tourism industry

Bots, A.I, wearables and VR to create billion-dollar savings in the tourism industry

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2019 07:12 0

The impact of disruptive technologies on the tourism industry is set to create multi-billion dollar savings through the use of IoT, robotics, artificial intelligence (A.I), ... Read More

“Plan For Our Kids” and “African Earth Lung” to launch at WTM Africa

“Plan For Our Kids” and “African Earth Lung” to launch at WTM Africa

editor editor- March 19, 2019 21:21 0

eTN Publisher Juergen Steinmetz talks to Professor Geoffrey Lipman Co-Founder of SUNx - STRONG Universal Network, about the development of “Plan For Our Kids” and ... Read More

Tourism Conclave set for Uttarakhand in India

Tourism Conclave set for Uttarakhand in India

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- March 13, 2019 02:04 0

The 8th India Heritage Tourism Conclave will be held on March 27 at the WelcomHotel The Savoy in the Himalayas located in Mussorie in Uttarakhand. ... Read More

Speed Dating Tourism Style @ Javits

Speed Dating Tourism Style @ Javits

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- March 9, 2019 20:04 0

Picture it – hundreds of small tables staffed by representatives of destinations, hotels, attractions – from Australia to Rwanda and from Indianapolis to Florida, talking ... Read More

Improving safety for India rail

Improving safety for India rail

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- February 27, 2019 21:04 0

Indian Railways is taking steps to improve safety standards and services as it is also moving forward with providing faster trains. This was stated in ... Read More

Tourism KZN to lobby for more conferences at Meetings Africa

Tourism KZN to lobby for more conferences at Meetings Africa

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- February 25, 2019 23:06 0

The new drive by KwaZulu Natal to go after more meetings and incentive tourism is good news for South African Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom who ... Read More

Saint Martin/Sint Maarten hosts Annual Regional Trade Show in May

Saint Martin/Sint Maarten hosts Annual Regional Trade Show in May

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019 17:10 0

The Saint Martin/Sint Maarten Annual Regional Trade Show (SMART) offers international and regional buyers the opportunity to meet and network with suppliers and other key ... Read More

Connect, learn, grow at Start-Up Innovation Camp 2019 World Tourism Forum Lucerne

Connect, learn, grow at Start-Up Innovation Camp 2019 World Tourism Forum Lucerne

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- February 18, 2019 22:26 0

Martin Barth, the Head of the World Tourism Forum Lucerne (WTFL) has confirmed that for the 4th time, World Tourism Forum Lucerne (WTFL) is organizing ... Read More

Heathrow Airport unveils new locations for Business Summit series

Heathrow Airport unveils new locations for Business Summit series

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019 19:25 0

More businesses than ever before will work with Heathrow to explore new global markets and supply chain opportunities, as 11 locations are set to host ... Read More

World Travel Awards voting opens for Middle East

World Travel Awards voting opens for Middle East

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019 15:30 0

Travel industry professionals and consumers from around the world are invited to cast their votes for the organizations in the Middle East that they consider ... Read More

India’s interim budget: Bust or boom for tourism?

India’s interim budget: Bust or boom for tourism?

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- February 2, 2019 01:04 0

The interim budget presented today in India Parliament has elicited mixed reaction from industry leaders with the focus being on seeing how the proposals will ... Read More

Hosting conferences in Darwin becoming a smart option

Hosting conferences in Darwin becoming a smart option

editor editor- January 30, 2019 00:52 0

For event organizers, recent events in Darwin have seen record numbers of attendance. Several events hosted at the Darwin Convention Centre in 2018 achieved their ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister to attend International Tourism Fair in Spain

Jamaica Tourism Minister to attend International Tourism Fair in Spain

editor editor- January 22, 2019 21:18 0

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett travels to Spain today to participate in FITUR. Read More

Airbus: Intelligence Shared

Airbus: Intelligence Shared

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 20, 2019 18:50 0

As a provider of security intelligence platforms, Airbus is demonstrating Virtual Reality applications that facilitate the work of paramedics or firefighters during their operations on ... Read More

ECPAT-USA expanding anti-human trafficking training to new areas of travel industry

ECPAT-USA expanding anti-human trafficking training to new areas of travel industry

editor editor- January 9, 2019 22:36 0

New anti-human trafficking training is designed for travel management professionals, corporate travel managers, and those in the meeting and events industry. Read More

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