Tag: influence

Dubai welcomed almost 16 million international overnight visitors in 2018

Dubai welcomed almost 16 million international overnight visitors in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019 18:25 6

According to the latest data released today by Dubai’s Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), Dubai hosted 15.92 million international overnight visitors in ... Read More

Shocking statement by Southwest Airlines Pilots Association: A to B safely or not at all

Shocking statement by Southwest Airlines Pilots Association: A to B safely or not at all

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019 10:45 0

Today, Captain Jon Weaks, president of the Southwest Airlines Pilots Association, issued a communication to the nearly 10,000 pilots represented by the association. In his communication, ... Read More

Maldives former president Gayoom arrested for tourism related crime

Maldives former president Gayoom arrested for tourism related crime

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 19, 2019 05:49 0

Maldives investigators found $1 million in former president Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom bank account allegedly linked to a deal to lease public islands for tourism development in ... Read More

China uses tourism to pressure New Zealand to make spying easier

China uses tourism to pressure New Zealand to make spying easier

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 15, 2019 06:32 0

Is China keen to export telecommunication equipment to spy on countries. New Zealand thinks so, and tourism has to suffer as a China retaliates. China ... Read More

NYC Winter Show: A treasure trove for hotel interior designers

NYC Winter Show: A treasure trove for hotel interior designers

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 31, 2019 23:56 0

If you love beautiful things like jewelry, sculpture, lamps, art and antiques, there is no better place to get your “fix” of fabulous furnishings and ... Read More

New York-based tourism professionals receive destination training

New York-based tourism professionals receive destination training

editor editor- January 31, 2019 00:05 0

A group of tourism professionals in New York recently had the chance to learn more about Seychelles as a destination. This was made possible through ... Read More

Sustainable framework needed for small and medium tourism enterprises says Minister Bartlett

Sustainable framework needed for small and medium tourism enterprises says Minister Bartlett

editor editor- January 29, 2019 21:31 0

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says that there is a growing need to build a smart and sustainable framework to better integrate Small and Medium ... Read More

Hotels preparing for Chinese New Year travel rush

Hotels preparing for Chinese New Year travel rush

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2019 15:53 0

Chinese New Year, commonly known as Lunar New Year, is a Chinese festival that celebrates the beginning of a new year on the traditional Chinese ... Read More

Sierra Leone Tourism went all out at FITUR to attract Spanish visitors

Sierra Leone Tourism went all out at FITUR to attract Spanish visitors

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 27, 2019 09:21 0

With its palm-fringed beaches, breathtaking mountains, tropical rainforests, and vibrant culture, Sierra Leone is one of West Africa’s most seductive destinations. Sierra Leone is on ... Read More

BestCities Global Alliance launches new brand platform

BestCities Global Alliance launches new brand platform

editor editor- January 24, 2019 23:07 0

BestCities Global Alliance has kicked off 2019 by unveiling a new brand platform. Read More

New WTTC report identifies global megatrends for travel and tourism 

New WTTC report identifies global megatrends for travel and tourism 

editor editor- January 23, 2019 23:42 0

A new report by World Travel & Tourism Council identifies opportunities and risks for travel and tourism.  Read More

FITUR beats the record for participation in its most international edition yet

FITUR beats the record for participation in its most international edition yet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019 17:25 0

From 23 to 27 January, Madrid will once again become the focus of attention for the international tourism community with FITUR, the International Tourism Fair, ... Read More

IBTM Arabia 2019: The Middle East – changing perceptions

IBTM Arabia 2019: The Middle East – changing perceptions

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019 15:03 0

From ancient holy land, to oil rich nation, to its latest incarnation as an innovative and open business events hub, Danielle Curtis, Exhibition Director – ... Read More

What’s the motive for attacking Kenya?

What’s the motive for attacking Kenya?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019 08:09 0

Attacking the travel and tourism industry is the modus operandi by almost every terror group in the world. Tourism is a fragile industry and attacking ... Read More

Seychelles women recognized for contributions from tourism to gender equality

Seychelles women recognized for contributions from tourism to gender equality

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- January 14, 2019 21:15 0

Three Seychelles women have been recognized and awarded by CEO Global for the important roles they have played in fields from tourism to gender equality. Read More

Historic Montana guest ranch welcomes new GM

Historic Montana guest ranch welcomes new GM

editor editor- January 10, 2019 21:04 0

Montana guest ranch carries on Proud Traditions Of Western Hospitality, Pioneering Women with new GM. Read More

Travel in America: Places that demand a hashtag

Travel in America: Places that demand a hashtag

editor editor- January 10, 2019 20:04 0

New study shows men have a more active social (media) life, admitting to using the hashtag multiple times a day while on holiday. Read More

Historic milestone: Grenada welcomes over 500,000 visitors in 2018

Historic milestone: Grenada welcomes over 500,000 visitors in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019 19:11 0

Pure Grenada, the Spice of the Caribbean achieved a historic milestone in 2018 welcoming more than half a million visitors to the destination’s shores. Spread ... Read More

Negresco Hotel in France bids farewell to 96-year-old CEO Jeanne Augier

Negresco Hotel in France bids farewell to 96-year-old CEO Jeanne Augier

editor editor- January 10, 2019 02:50 0

The board of directors and all of the employees of the Negresco Hotel in Nice, France, are extremely sad to announce the passing of Jeanne ... Read More

Cannabis, cocaine, meth: Ibiza tourist tests positive for every drug possible

Cannabis, cocaine, meth: Ibiza tourist tests positive for every drug possible

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019 17:20 0

One drug-loving tourist diver turned out to be too much even for the Spanish party island of Ibiza. Amphetamines, Cannabis, cocaine, methamphetamines and opioids were ... Read More

Monterey County working towards sustainability

Monterey County working towards sustainability

editor editor- December 28, 2018 23:15 0

Monterey County Tourism is addressing plastics and measuring sustainability progress as critical steps. Read More

Tourists killed and beheaded in terror attack in Morocco: Arrests made

Tourists killed and beheaded in terror attack in Morocco: Arrests made

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 25, 2018 21:36 2

The arrests were made in several cities in the kingdom, bringing to 18 the number of people detained over the double-murder, said Abdelhak Khiam, head of Morocco's central ... Read More

Monterey County Tourism walking the walk of sustainability

Monterey County Tourism walking the walk of sustainability

editor editor- December 21, 2018 21:32 0

Meetings and events are big business in Monterey County, which is a destination known for inspiration and innovation and now sustainability. Read More

Green Africa Airways banbks on Boeing 737 MAX 8

Green Africa Airways banbks on Boeing 737 MAX 8

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 21, 2018 06:09 0

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

SUNx & EXO Foundation announce Climate Scholarship Program for SE Asia

SUNx & EXO Foundation announce Climate Scholarship Program for SE Asia

editor editor- December 14, 2018 14:04 0

An SDG 17 Partnership, for Climate-Friendly Travel, was announced on December 14 at COP 24 in Katowice, Poland. Read More

SUNx & Ingle International Announce SDG-17 Climate Resilience Partnership

SUNx & Ingle International Announce SDG-17 Climate Resilience Partnership

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 10, 2018 12:14 1

A Climate Resilience partnership, focussed on creating 100,000 Strong Climate Champions by 2030 was announced today at COP 24 in Katowice, Poland. The partnership, which ... Read More

Tour to Feast powered by Cox & Kings set to redefine Culinary Tourism

Tour to Feast powered by Cox & Kings set to redefine Culinary Tourism

editor editor- December 7, 2018 13:46 0

Introduces unique culinary tours in India crafted by hand-picked food experts Read More

UNWTO/UNESCO Conference: Cultural tourism sustains communities and living heritage

UNWTO/UNESCO Conference: Cultural tourism sustains communities and living heritage

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 5, 2018 07:21 0

The third cultural tourism conference (3-5 December) organized jointly between the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) ... Read More

Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?

Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 2, 2018 07:58 3

Foreign tourist should leave Zimbabwe. After a violent crackdown Tuesday night, a scary calm is returning to portions of Zimbabwe This may not be a ... Read More

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