Tag: industry leaders

Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities
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Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities

Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka- June 11, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

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

New India government urged to tackle employment through tourism
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New India government urged to tackle employment through tourism

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 25, 2019

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

BestCities launch Inspiring Young Leaders program
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BestCities launch Inspiring Young Leaders program

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

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

Voting opens for 5th annual World Spa Awards
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Voting opens for 5th annual World Spa Awards

editor editor- April 30, 2019

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

IMEX exhibitors invited to make Sustainable Exhibiting Pledge
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IMEX exhibitors invited to make Sustainable Exhibiting Pledge

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

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

A new Tourism potential in Tanzania: The Southern Circuit
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A new Tourism potential in Tanzania: The Southern Circuit

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- April 21, 2019

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

Africa Tourism Leadership Forum: Next stop Durban
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Africa Tourism Leadership Forum: Next stop Durban

editor editor- April 16, 2019

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

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

editor editor- April 12, 2019

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

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

mm Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- March 31, 2019

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

Maldives Tourism: Changes needed say local travel industry leaders
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Maldives Tourism: Changes needed say local travel industry leaders

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- March 27, 2019

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

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

editor editor- March 26, 2019

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association Foundation announced today that Dougal Mckenzie, Head of Industry, Travel, at Google, and Maria Cuba, ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 21, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2019

The impact of disruptive technologies on the tourism industry is set to create multi-billion dollar savings through the use of ... Read More

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

editor editor- March 19, 2019

eTN Publisher Juergen Steinmetz talks to Professor Geoffrey Lipman Co-Founder of SUNx - STRONG Universal Network, about the development of ... Read More

Tourism Conclave set for Uttarakhand in India
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Tourism Conclave set for Uttarakhand in India

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- March 13, 2019

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

Speed Dating Tourism Style @ Javits
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Speed Dating Tourism Style @ Javits

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- March 9, 2019

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

Improving safety for India rail
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Improving safety for India rail

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- February 27, 2019

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

Tourism KZN to lobby for more conferences at Meetings Africa
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Tourism KZN to lobby for more conferences at Meetings Africa

mm Alain St.Ange- February 25, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019

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

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

mm Alain St.Ange- February 18, 2019

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

Heathrow Airport unveils new locations for Business Summit series
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Heathrow Airport unveils new locations for Business Summit series

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019

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

World Travel Awards voting opens for Middle East
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World Travel Awards voting opens for Middle East

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019

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

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

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- February 2, 2019

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

Hosting conferences in Darwin becoming a smart option
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Hosting conferences in Darwin becoming a smart option

editor editor- January 30, 2019

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

Jamaica Tourism Minister to attend International Tourism Fair in Spain
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Jamaica Tourism Minister to attend International Tourism Fair in Spain

editor editor- January 22, 2019

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

Airbus: Intelligence Shared
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Airbus: Intelligence Shared

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 20, 2019

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

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

editor editor- January 9, 2019

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

Skal International Orlando announces new Board officers
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Skal International Orlando announces new Board officers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019

Skal International Orlando, the only international organization bringing together sectors of the travel and tourism industry while networking, conducting business ... Read More

Global aviation leaders will gather in Dubai
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Global aviation leaders will gather in Dubai

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 2, 2019

The heads of civil aviation authorities and aviation ministers from around the world will converge on Dubai on January 24, ... Read More

Aviation Ministers will be attending Global Investment in Aviation Summit GIAS2019
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Aviation Ministers will be attending Global Investment in Aviation Summit GIAS2019

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018

The first edition of the Global Investment in Aviation Summit (GIAS 2019) will kick off in Dubai with the participation ... Read More

Largest aircraft deal ever for African continent announced
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Largest aircraft deal ever for African continent announced

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 22, 2018

Boeing and Lagos-based Green Africa Airways today announced a commitment for up to 100 737 MAX 8 aircraft, evenly split ... Read More

Green Africa Airways banbks on Boeing 737 MAX 8
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Green Africa Airways banbks on Boeing 737 MAX 8

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 21, 2018

Green Africa Airways today announced a commitment for up to 100 737 MAX 8 aircraft, evenly split into 50 firm ... Read More

First in travel industry to receive IATA Financial Gateway Solution Provider Certification
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First in travel industry to receive IATA Financial Gateway Solution Provider Certification

editor editor- December 20, 2018

IFG is an omni-channel payment aggregation platform that allows airlines to manage and optimize their different sales payment processes through ... Read More