Tag: influence

UNWTO and Barça Innovation Hub launch global Sports Tourism Start-up Competition
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UNWTO and Barça Innovation Hub launch global Sports Tourism Start-up Competition

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in collaboration with Barça Innovation Hub (BIHUB) and with the support of the Qatar National ... Read More

Etihad Airways and Swae to launch artificial intelligence-powered crowd-sourcing platform
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Etihad Airways and Swae to launch artificial intelligence-powered crowd-sourcing platform

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

Etihad Airways (Etihad), the national airline of the UAE, and Swae, a startup based in Vancouver, have partnered to launch ... Read More

Celebrating PRIDE month: Guam’s first woman Governor signs first PRIDE Pledge
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Celebrating PRIDE month: Guam’s first woman Governor signs first PRIDE Pledge

editor editor- June 10, 2019

In an historic first in the nation, the Leon Guerrero-Tenorio Administration of Guam signed a PRIDE Pledge, along with its ... Read More

Heathrow becomes world’s first Sustainable Fish Airport
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Heathrow becomes world’s first Sustainable Fish Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

Sustain – the alliance for better food and farming – has crowned Heathrow the world’s first Sustainable Fish Airport. The ... Read More

Yichun:  Picturesque city reveals its rich tourism resources
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Yichun: Picturesque city reveals its rich tourism resources

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

The annual event Jiangxi Tourism Industry Development Conference opened in Yichun City, Jiangxi province of China on June 5. It ... Read More

CTO: Authentic Caribbean experiences driving influences for travelers’ holiday plans
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CTO: Authentic Caribbean experiences driving influences for travelers’ holiday plans

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 1, 2019

Today’s traveler demands a more authentic cultural experience and is exploring destinations that highlight artistic, musical, culinary, literary, social, religious ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board and its partners meet premium Tour Operators in China
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Seychelles Tourism Board and its partners meet premium Tour Operators in China

editor editor- May 30, 2019

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) organized the first-ever joint high-end sales call in China from the May 6-14, 2019. The ... Read More

ILTM: Three consumer archetypes driving wellness and luxury travel in Asia
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ILTM: Three consumer archetypes driving wellness and luxury travel in Asia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

At the forefront of luxury travel trends, International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM) Asia Pacific opened in Singapore. To mark the ... Read More

Ambassador Mangu creates synergies between Rwandan and Tanzanian tourism players
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Ambassador Mangu creates synergies between Rwandan and Tanzanian tourism players

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- May 28, 2019

Tanzanian ambassador to Rwanda, Ernest Mangu, is engaging tour operators from both countries to create synergies, in his latest efforts ... 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

Shocking: Aviation law firms react to US House Transportation Committee hearing on Boeing 737-8 MAX
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Shocking: Aviation law firms react to US House Transportation Committee hearing on Boeing 737-8 MAX

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

Justin Green, military-trained pilot and partner at law firm Kreindler & Kreindler LLP, reacted to today's U.S. House Committee on ... Read More

One third of travelers report Generation Alpha influences family travel decisions
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One third of travelers report Generation Alpha influences family travel decisions

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019

Family vacation planning is no longer an activity just for the adults, according to new custom research. For more than ... Read More

Bogota hosts 6th International Nightlife Congress
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Bogota hosts 6th International Nightlife Congress

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019

For the second year in a row, the city of Bogotá (Colombia) will host the 6th International Nightlife Congress and ... 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

Failed project: South Africa’s economic & social decay worst for any non-war-torn country
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Failed project: South Africa’s economic & social decay worst for any non-war-torn country

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019

Recent research from think tank Eunomix Business & Economics suggests that a much more sober view of South Africa is ... Read More

Reimagining Tourism through Human Capital Development
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Reimagining Tourism through Human Capital Development

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019

“Reimagining Tourism through Human Capital Development” written by Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett. Around the world today tourism ... Read More

Things to Look for While Buying the Best Travel Insurance
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Things to Look for While Buying the Best Travel Insurance

editor editor- May 3, 2019

Travel insurance comes in handy in the hour of need while travelling. It restrains you from paying the hefty medical ... Read More

UNWTO partnership to develop digital tourism agenda
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UNWTO partnership to develop digital tourism agenda

editor editor- May 1, 2019

The application of new technologies such as Big Data and the Internet of Things are already leading to new uses ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority finally under experienced leadership
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Hawaii Tourism Authority finally under experienced leadership

editor editor- April 26, 2019

Tourism leader Chris Tatum  may very well be the most important person in the US State of Hawaii. The largest industry ... Read More

LGBT Meeting Professionals Association’s research shows membership’s rising impact
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LGBT Meeting Professionals Association’s research shows membership’s rising impact

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019

Today the LGBT Meeting Professionals Association (LGBT MPA) announce the results of independent research revealing the make-up of the organization’s ... Read More

Indian travelers expected to spend $136 billion by 2021
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Indian travelers expected to spend $136 billion by 2021

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

The Indian traveler has come of age, spending approximately $94 billion in 2018, on around 2 billion domestic and international ... Read More

How does India travel? Let us count the 94 billion ways
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How does India travel? Let us count the 94 billion ways

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- April 17, 2019

Bain & Company and Google India are together launching a report on “How Does India Travel.” According to the report, ... Read More

UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism to analyze sector’s potential
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UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism to analyze sector’s potential

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019

The countdown begins for the 5th World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism to be held on 2 and 3 May in ... Read More

Italian exhibition group launches key words for the 2020 tourism industry
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Italian exhibition group launches key words for the 2020 tourism industry

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019

Active food and wine tourism, the quality of life, the search for beauty and creativity: the combination of ingredients on ... Read More

Genting Cruise Lines welcomes Explorer Dream to its fleet
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Genting Cruise Lines welcomes Explorer Dream to its fleet

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019

Genting Cruise Lines welcomed the third member of its Dream Cruises’ fleet with the christening and inaugural homeport deployment of ... Read More

Climate Resilience Program for Travel & Tourism announced at WTTC Global Summit
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Climate Resilience Program for Travel & Tourism announced at WTTC Global Summit

editor editor- April 3, 2019

Speaking today at the WTTC Global Summit in Seville, Professor Geoffrey Lipman, SUNx Co-founder and President of the International Coalition ... Read More

Aviation Safety: Fatigue management
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Aviation Safety: Fatigue management

editor editor- March 28, 2019

In aviation operations, managing fatigue is important because it diminishes an individual’s ability to perform almost all operational tasks. This clearly has implications ... Read More

Tunisia reaches out to UNWTO to get travel advisories removed
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Tunisia reaches out to UNWTO to get travel advisories removed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 22, 2019

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

IMEX Policy Forum puts future city development front and center
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IMEX Policy Forum puts future city development front and center

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

Policy makers from national and regional governments worldwide will explore The Business of Placemaking with leading business events industry professionals ... Read More

Accor welcomes 21c Museum Hotels into MGallery Hotel Collection
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Accor welcomes 21c Museum Hotels into MGallery Hotel Collection

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2019

Accor today announced that the Group has officially welcomed 21c Museum Hotels into the MGallery Hotel Collection, a global network ... Read More

Double Deadly Terror Attack in New Zealand: “There is blood everywhere”
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Double Deadly Terror Attack in New Zealand: “There is blood everywhere”

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2019

"I'm still in shock at the news coming from Christchurch today. To any Muslims, both in New Zealand and around ... Read More

Cape Town selected for prestigious study on global destinations
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Cape Town selected for prestigious study on global destinations

editor editor- March 12, 2019

Cape Town, South Africa, was selected as one of 15 top global destinations to be chosen as ideal subjects for ... Read More

International travel outperforming economic growth
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International travel outperforming economic growth

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019

In 2018, the number of outbound trips increased by 5.5 percent, resulting in 1.4 billion international trips. Hence, once again ... Read More

UK remains 3rd most important European source market for Germany incoming; Ireland passes half million mark
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UK remains 3rd most important European source market for Germany incoming; Ireland passes half million mark

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- March 5, 2019

2019 – with an increase of 4% in overnight stays, the German National Tourist Office UK and Ireland (GNTO) has ... Read More

Benchmark announces new Chief Sales Officer
People in Travel & Tourism

Benchmark announces new Chief Sales Officer

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019

Benchmark has named Eric Gavin chief sales officer. This represents a promotion for Mr. Gavin, who previously held the position ... Read More

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Upsurge in women travelers opting for adventure from India

editor editor- March 5, 2019

Pushing the limits by ascending further and diving deeper is now making Indian women travelers feel liberated. A recent report ... Read More