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Sweden proposing ambitious aviation greenhouse gas emission reduction target

Sweden proposing ambitious aviation greenhouse gas emission reduction target

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 4, 2019 19:10 0

Sweden has an ambitious target of being fossil-free by 2045. As a part of the initiative, a proposal for decarbonizing aviation in Sweden was announced ... Read More

European Union and Qatar finally signed a Comprehensive Air Transport Agreement (CATA)

European Union and Qatar finally signed a Comprehensive Air Transport Agreement (CATA)

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 4, 2019 14:19 0

The European Commission and the State of Qatar initialed today an aviation agreement, the first such agreement between the EU and a partner from the ... Read More

Visit Nepal 2020 Launch to Honor the Life of a Tourism Hero

Visit Nepal 2020 Launch to Honor the Life of a Tourism Hero

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 4, 2019 06:53 0

Nepal is known as a country of beauty and resilience when it comes to the travel and tourism industry. Nepal is also known to have ... Read More

Russia to allow “friendly foreigners” to stay in country visa-free for two weeks

Russia to allow “friendly foreigners” to stay in country visa-free for two weeks

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 02:27 0

Russia's State Duma (Parliament) introduced a bill that would allow foreigners to stay for two weeks in Russia without an entry visa. The authors of ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board, joined by trade partners and airlines, promote Seychelles in key Brazilian cities

Seychelles Tourism Board, joined by trade partners and airlines, promote Seychelles in key Brazilian cities

editor editor- February 27, 2019 22:04 0

Seychelles’ visibility in Brazil received an added boost last week as a result of the Seychelles roadshow, organized annually in the four major Brazilian cities ... Read More

US travel sector retains  Number One status and grows despite trade tensions

US travel sector retains Number One status and grows despite trade tensions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 12:36 0

The United States retained its status as the world’s largest Travel & Tourism economy despite a standstill in international visitors from China, according to major ... Read More

IIPT India Announces the Winners of the 4th Celebrating Her awards at ITB Berlin

IIPT India Announces the Winners of the 4th Celebrating Her awards at ITB Berlin

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 12:18 0

For the fourth consecutive year ITB Berlin will play host to the International Institute for Peace – India’s (IIPT India) Global Awards for Empowered Women ... Read More

National Limousine Association releases Passenger Bill of Rights

National Limousine Association releases Passenger Bill of Rights

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019 14:09 0

The non-profit National Limousine Association (NLA), responsible for and dedicated to representing the interests of the private driver transportation industry, today published revisions to the ... Read More

Barbican event venue moves to 100% renewable electricity

Barbican event venue moves to 100% renewable electricity

editor editor- February 26, 2019 00:11 0

The Barbican event venue is now all completely run by renewable electricity. The switch, which took place in the last quarter of 2018, was part ... 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

Unique attractions and features at Kumbh Mela at Allahabad in India

Unique attractions and features at Kumbh Mela at Allahabad in India

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- February 23, 2019 00:30 0

The ongoing Kumbh Mela at Allahabad - now called Prayagraj - has many attractions and unique features, the sheer size being one of them. Along ... Read More

MGM Resorts International announces leadership changes

MGM Resorts International announces leadership changes

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019 21:07 0

MGM Resorts International today announced changes to its leadership team and a streamlining of responsibilities to empower leaders to drive the Company's strategic direction and ... Read More

Nation’s governors convene in Washington for NGA Winter Meeting

Nation’s governors convene in Washington for NGA Winter Meeting

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

Nearly all of the nation’s governors are joining more than 1,500 guests, including leaders from business, the nonprofit sector and governments around the world, for ... Read More

BAME Women in Travel initiative to assist ethnic minority women in travel and tourism industry

BAME Women in Travel initiative to assist ethnic minority women in travel and tourism industry

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2019 19:15 0

Women in Travel CIC, the social enterprise dedicated to empowering women though employability and entrepreneurship in the travel industry, will launch ‘BAME Women in Travel’ ... Read More

Thomas Cook India: Japan bookings surge 35%

Thomas Cook India: Japan bookings surge 35%

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 17:15 0

Thomas Cook (India) Ltd. has witnessed a significant surge of 35% in bookings for its Cherry Blossom tours to Japan, ahead of the highly awaited ... Read More

Russia plans to launch ‘space yacht’ tourism in 5 years

Russia plans to launch ‘space yacht’ tourism in 5 years

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2019 19:30 0

According to chief designer of Russian NPO Aviation and Space Technologies Aleksandr Begak, Russia plans to send tourists to near-Earth orbit in private commercial spacecraft ... Read More

Bright Brussels Festival of Light: More than 180,000 visitors

Bright Brussels Festival of Light: More than 180,000 visitors

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 17, 2019 21:06 0

Bright Brussels, Festival of Light had put on a dazzling show for visitors from February 14-17. 14 Large-scale lighting installations designed by national and international ... Read More

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019 23:36 0

The European Union yesterday renewed sanctions against Zimbabwe after condemning the chaotic situation of human right abuses in that Southern African country. Here is what ... Read More

Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach: Phuket pioneer in sustainable tourism

Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach: Phuket pioneer in sustainable tourism

editor editor- February 14, 2019 22:16 0

The 5-star Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach, a holiday beach resort in Phuket has been re-certified by Green Globe for the seventh year in ... Read More

Tanzania makes tourism country’s top priority

Tanzania makes tourism country’s top priority

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- February 14, 2019 02:08 2

Key players in Tanzania’s tourism and hospitality industry and the country’s National Assembly have agreed to work hand in hand in guaranteeing the industry with ... Read More

“Digital Spring” is coming to Brussels

“Digital Spring” is coming to Brussels

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019 16:15 0

On the initiative of Brussels’ Minister-President, Brussels’ first ever Digital Spring will be taking place from 22 to 24 March in Brussels. Inspired by a ... Read More

Governors to welcome global business, government leaders to Washington

Governors to welcome global business, government leaders to Washington

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019 17:28 0

Dozens of the nation’s governors will join leaders from business, the nonprofit sector and global governments for the National Governors Association’s 111th annual Winter Meeting, ... Read More

Great Exhibition of the North success figures go public

Great Exhibition of the North success figures go public

editor editor- February 7, 2019 23:40 0

A full evaluation of the Great Exhibition of the North has been released to the public in celebration of its success. The evaluation has been ... Read More

IATA’s chief speaks at CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha

IATA’s chief speaks at CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 16:20 0

Alexandre de Juniac, IATA’s Director General and CEO addressed the CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha, Qatar today: It is a great pleasure ... Read More

Restaurant workers in Nepal consider strike

Restaurant workers in Nepal consider strike

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 4, 2019 04:47 0

Hotel and Restaurant Unions in Kathmandu, Nepal are demanding a rollback on a decision to delete a 10% service charge on restaurant bills. The Restaurant and ... Read More

Russia’s CosmoCourse could launch private space tourism in five years

Russia’s CosmoCourse could launch private space tourism in five years

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 2, 2019 18:25 0

According to Russian National AeroNet Technology Initiative co-leader, Russia could see the start of private space tourism in around five years. National AeroNet Technology Initiative's ... Read More

Berchtesgadener welcomes UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism Conference

Berchtesgadener welcomes UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism Conference

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 16:25 0

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has selected Berchtesgaden, Germany as the venue for the 4th UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism Conference on 2-5 March 2019. The ... Read More

Centara supports healthier food policy, completely eliminates trans fat across the group

Centara supports healthier food policy, completely eliminates trans fat across the group

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- January 31, 2019 14:59 0

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, announced it has discontinued all use of trans fat in its food and beverage operations, benefiting the ... Read More

Iberostar announces 7 new hotel openings in 2019

Iberostar announces 7 new hotel openings in 2019

editor editor- January 31, 2019 02:07 0

Last year proved crucial in the consolidation of Iberostar’s positioning strategy, with the hotel chain making major progress in this area. Iberostar Group’s turnover for ... Read More

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