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Grange Pen to get a J$960 million infrastructural upgrade

Grange Pen to get a J$960 million infrastructural upgrade

editor editor- March 30, 2019 20:30 0

The Jamaica Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) is investing a little under $J1 billion for the Resort Squatter Settlements Upgrade Project for the community of Grange ... Read More

Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai participates in Can Collection Day

Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai participates in Can Collection Day

editor editor- March 30, 2019 18:55 0

The Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai has been making great strides in cutting down its carbon footprint by implementing the best environmental practices. The hotel joined ... Read More

Tourism Clubs launched for primary and secondary students 

Tourism Clubs launched for primary and secondary students 

editor editor- March 29, 2019 22:09 0

Students of primary and secondary schools around Mahé, Praslin and La Digue can now be part and parcel of the booming tourism industry as the ... Read More

African Tourism Board Launch: Climate Friendly Travel initiative “Partnerships for Change” to be revealed

African Tourism Board Launch: Climate Friendly Travel initiative “Partnerships for Change” to be revealed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019 06:20 0

The African Tourism Board Launch at the World Travel Market in Cape Town on April 11 will be the place Brussels based Professor Geoffrey Lipman ... Read More

Heathrow Airport: Calling all sustainable innovators

Heathrow Airport: Calling all sustainable innovators

editor editor- March 28, 2019 02:25 3

Heathrow has today launched a prize worth £30,000, to be awarded to a winning idea that will help the airport reduce its carbon emissions as ... Read More

New Executive Chef at Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa Malaysia

New Executive Chef at Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa Malaysia

editor editor- March 27, 2019 01:02 0

Guests dining at The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa’s signature Eat Well menu, as well as its array of local and international cuisine, are in ... Read More

Antigua and Barbuda launches new global summer campaign: #WhatCoolLooksLike

Antigua and Barbuda launches new global summer campaign: #WhatCoolLooksLike

editor editor- March 25, 2019 23:00 0

The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority has unveiled its new global summer campaign, #WhatCoolLooksLike, which is expected to convey the trendiness of the destination and ... Read More

Travel industry building for more sustainable future this Earth Day and beyond

Travel industry building for more sustainable future this Earth Day and beyond

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 16:01 0

A day to promote environmental awareness and bring attention to the protection of the planet, Earth Day is celebrated in more than 193 countries each ... Read More

Tourism Linkages Speed Networking event yields over $630 million in contracts for local entrepreneurs

Tourism Linkages Speed Networking event yields over $630 million in contracts for local entrepreneurs

editor editor- March 21, 2019 22:12 0

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett yesterday revealed that his Ministry’s Tourism Linkages Speed Networking event has resulted in local Small and Medium Tourism Enterprises ... Read More

St. Maarten Heineken Regatta raises over $40,000 for local foundations

St. Maarten Heineken Regatta raises over $40,000 for local foundations

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 17:30 0

Organizers of the St Maarten Heineken Regatta are pleased to announce that a total of $41,900 was raised during the event for local foundations. The ... Read More

Italy travel: Destination Baia and Latina steps into the video limelight

Italy travel: Destination Baia and Latina steps into the video limelight

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 21, 2019 02:03 0

In 2017,  “The Year of the  Borghi” was celebrated in Italy. According to the directive of the former Minister, Dario Franceschini, the initiative was created ... Read More

WTTC: Travel and Tourism is Zambia’s 2018 fastest-growing national economic sector

WTTC: Travel and Tourism is Zambia’s 2018 fastest-growing national economic sector

editor editor- March 20, 2019 22:47 0

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) is getting ready for its Annual Summit in Seville next month, and Africa will be happy. Report after ... 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

Source of The Nile Bridge part of Global Greening for St. Patrick’s Day

Source of The Nile Bridge part of Global Greening for St. Patrick’s Day

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- March 16, 2019 18:14 0

The Embassy of Ireland in Uganda, in partnership with the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) and the Uganda National Roads Authority, illuminated the "Source of the ... 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

Bartlett unveils 2019/2020 Jamaica Tourism Suppliers Directory

Bartlett unveils 2019/2020 Jamaica Tourism Suppliers Directory

editor editor- March 15, 2019 20:16 0

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, presented a copy of the 2019/2020 Jamaica Tourism Suppliers Directory to the Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters' Association (JMEA) President, ... Read More

African Development Bank and Sophia University in Japan sign MOU to build capacity

African Development Bank and Sophia University in Japan sign MOU to build capacity

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 16:24 0

The African Development Bank and Sophia University in Japan, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote capacity development within the two institutions for their ... 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

Botswana hunting proposal could put its tourism industry at risk

Botswana hunting proposal could put its tourism industry at risk

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 15:17 0

Botswana’s proposals to lift its hunting ban and to introduce elephant culling has fuelled political posturing, denials, misinformation, and lobbying from pro hunting and culling ... Read More

Peace through tourism Korea in the making: $175,562

Peace through tourism Korea in the making: $175,562

editor editor- March 13, 2019 02:57 0

Seoul’s state-run Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) plans to investigate the potential for cross-border inter-Korean tourism, according to a document seen by NK News. In a ... Read More

1 million visitors and US$800 million earned in 9 weeks

1 million visitors and US$800 million earned in 9 weeks

editor editor- March 12, 2019 20:15 0

With visitor arrivals for the first nine weeks of this year exceeding one million and Jamaica being the first Caribbean destination to achieve this result, ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board accentuates its efforts towards Singaporean agents

Seychelles Tourism Board accentuates its efforts towards Singaporean agents

editor editor- March 12, 2019 19:25 0

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) in its ongoing marketing strategy to bring the Seychelles products close to the agents has conducted an aggressive meeting spree ... Read More

European policymakers praise Qatar Airways all-female flight

European policymakers praise Qatar Airways all-female flight

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

Qatar Airways celebrated a landmark flight on Sunday 10 March as its scheduled service from Brussels to Doha was operated by a crew made up ... Read More

Minister Bartlett to speak at the announcement of 2018 Tourism Service Excellence Awards finalists

Minister Bartlett to speak at the announcement of 2018 Tourism Service Excellence Awards finalists

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019 18:10 0

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett will officially deliver remarks at the announcement of the 2018 Tourism Service Excellence Awards (TSEA) finalists. The Tourism Product ... Read More

China invests €15 billion in world’s longest undersea rail tunnel between Finland and Estonia

China invests €15 billion in world’s longest undersea rail tunnel between Finland and Estonia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019 17:15 0

An ambitious train rail link, designed to connect the Finnish and Estonian capitals through the bottom of the Gulf of Finland, has attracted €15 billion ... Read More

India launches National Common Mobility Card for seamless travel

India launches National Common Mobility Card for seamless travel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 16:15 0

National Common Mobility Card 'One Nation, One Card' for transport mobility was launched by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a function in Ahmedabad. The ... Read More

Women with altitude: Five times equality won in aviation during 2018

Women with altitude: Five times equality won in aviation during 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 15:32 0

To commemorate International Women’s Day five key developments for women in aviation last year are celebrated, as an industry historically dominated by men continues its ... Read More

IMEX shines a light on diversity and inclusion

IMEX shines a light on diversity and inclusion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 16:30 0

“Organizations which embrace diversity will see positive repercussions throughout their business – from staff motivation and engagement, heightened innovation and a boosted bottom line. Diversity ... Read More

MICE travelers from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Vietnam to Thailand grow

MICE travelers from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Vietnam to Thailand grow

editor editor- March 7, 2019 02:11 0

The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) - Business is fine tuning its marketing strategy in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Vietnam (CLMV) with a ... Read More

Seychelles to join international culinary event Goût de France/Good France for its fifth edition

Seychelles to join international culinary event Goût de France/Good France for its fifth edition

editor editor- March 6, 2019 00:09 0

The French Ambassador to Seychelles Lionel Majesté-Larrouy made the announcement in the presence of Mrs. Sherin Francis Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) Chief Executive in a ... Read More

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