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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

AKARYN Hotel Group to become single-use plastic-free by June 2019

AKARYN Hotel Group to become single-use plastic-free by June 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019 18:10 0

AKARYN Hotel Group, Thailand’s home-grown luxury boutique hotel specialist, is on a mission to become a single-use plastic-free hotel company by June 2019. The group’s ... Read More

Vatel Mauritius on exploratory visit to Seychelles

Vatel Mauritius on exploratory visit to Seychelles

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- March 5, 2019 02:08 0

Renaud Azema has been given the responsiblity to spread the Vatel Brand Over the Indian Ocean and in the Southern Africa Region since 2014 by ... Read More

Blue Mountain Coffee for Jamaica’s Cruise Visitors

Blue Mountain Coffee for Jamaica’s Cruise Visitors

editor editor- March 4, 2019 21:32 0

All cruise passengers disembarking at Jamaica’s main ports will soon be treated to a cup of Jamaica’s world famous Blue Mountain Coffee. The Ministry of ... Read More

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

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