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IATA Pay: Latest trend in paying for airline tickets?

IATA Pay: Latest trend in paying for airline tickets?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 8, 2019 09:12 0

IATA Pay is an industry-supported initiative to develop a new payment option for consumers when purchasing a ticket directly from an airline website. It is ... Read More

Over 30 countries attending Global Investment in Aviation Summit in Dubai

Over 30 countries attending Global Investment in Aviation Summit in Dubai

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 8, 2019 09:10 0

The Global Investment in Aviation Summit, an initiative of the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority, will be held on 27-29 January 2019 at the Intercontinental ... Read More

MGM Resorts International launches new program to reduce costs, improve efficiencies

MGM Resorts International launches new program to reduce costs, improve efficiencies

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 5, 2019 18:14 0

MGM Resorts International today announced a plan to further reduce costs, improve efficiencies and position the Company for growth. The Company expects to deliver annualized ... Read More

Brave new world opens up for Young Tourism Ambassadors in Jaffna

Brave new world opens up for Young Tourism Ambassadors in Jaffna

editor editor- January 4, 2019 22:04 0

USAID and Jetwing Jaffna support the Tourism Skills Committee to showcase careers in tourism. Read More

Critical Thinking Reform in Saudi Arabia’s schools includes tourism

Critical Thinking Reform in Saudi Arabia’s schools includes tourism

The Media Line The Media Line- January 1, 2019 21:28 0

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s 2030 has a vision that includes a reform to decrease Saudi Arabia's dependence on oil revenues through upgrades to ... Read More

Victoria Falls Zimbabwe had record tourism over Christmas, but what is next?

Victoria Falls Zimbabwe had record tourism over Christmas, but what is next?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018 01:30 0

Resort hotels inVictoria Falls, Kariba, Nyanga and Vumba in Zimbabwe recorded occupancies above 90 percent from December 22 to December 26, with business slowing down ... Read More

Caribbean Tourism leader partners with FITUR 2019

Caribbean Tourism leader partners with FITUR 2019

editor editor- December 28, 2018 23:17 0

The country, a tourism leader in the Caribbean, with 6.2 million tourists in 2017, will have a large showcase to promote the destination, adding its ... 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

Russia: Visa-free entry for foreign visitors with ‘Fan IDs’ ends December 31

Russia: Visa-free entry for foreign visitors with ‘Fan IDs’ ends December 31

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018 22:50 0

The Russian Interior Ministry announced that a visa-free entry to Russia for the foreign visitors of the 2018 FIFA World Cup matches ends on December ... Read More

Chinese Celebrity Xu Haiqiao brought diversity of Seychelles to Chinese audiences via social media

Chinese Celebrity Xu Haiqiao brought diversity of Seychelles to Chinese audiences via social media

editor editor- December 28, 2018 21:32 0

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) office in China collaborated with famous reality show actor, Mr. Xu Haiqiao. Read More

IATA’s Self Check-in Initiative implemented at Addis Ababa airport

IATA’s Self Check-in Initiative implemented at Addis Ababa airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018 18:05 0

Ethiopian Airlines announced that it has fully implemented Self Check-in Initiative, enabling its customers to check-in using their mobile device and avoid queues at the ... Read More

Aviation hub in Nairobi or Addis Ababa? Kenya Airways is taken the initiative

Aviation hub in Nairobi or Addis Ababa? Kenya Airways is taken the initiative

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 27, 2018 11:19 0

Competing with Addis Ababa, Nairobi wants to become a regional aviation hub in East Africa. This became clear when SkyTeam Member Kenya Airways is now ... Read More

American Hotel & Lodging Association welcomes Washington State Appeals Court ruling

American Hotel & Lodging Association welcomes Washington State Appeals Court ruling

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 26, 2018 20:03 0

The Washington State Court of Appeals on Monday invalidated Seattle Initiative 124, a ballot measure passed in 2016 affecting hotel employees and guests. In American ... Read More

MPCo community intervention endorsed by Canadian High Commissioner

MPCo community intervention endorsed by Canadian High Commissioner

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- December 22, 2018 20:04 0

During the International Community Tourism Conference Dr Louis D’Amore, Founder & President of IIPT, was very impressed with the presentation and work of MPCo. Read More

US Government Shut Down: What it means for Hawaii Tourism

US Government Shut Down: What it means for Hawaii Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 22, 2018 05:33 0

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) has created a special Alert page on its website providing industry partners, visitors and residents with information and online resources ... 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

Macolline forest joins African Tourism Board

Macolline forest joins African Tourism Board

editor editor- December 21, 2018 20:19 0

The African Tourism Board (ATB) is pleased to announce that Macolline forest in Northeastern Madagascar has joined ATB as a member. Read More

World Tourism Organization announces finalists of 15th UNWTO Awards

World Tourism Organization announces finalists of 15th UNWTO Awards

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2018 16:30 0

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has announced the finalists to win the 15th UNWTO Awards, which recognize inspirational projects having made an invaluable contribution to ... Read More

Is UNWTO suffering of an induced coma?

Is UNWTO suffering of an induced coma?

editor editor- December 20, 2018 05:05 0

UNWTO is experiencing a new type of leader and leadership. Read More

The Dylan revives the Gijsbreght van Aemstel: Longest theatre tradition in the world

The Dylan revives the Gijsbreght van Aemstel: Longest theatre tradition in the world

editor editor- December 20, 2018 02:10 0

Green Globe member, The Dylan Amsterdam, is a luxury boutique hotel located within an historic building in The Netherlands. Read More

Maharashtra Tourism is spinning – but not out of control

Maharashtra Tourism is spinning – but not out of control

editor editor- December 18, 2018 21:56 0

Maharashtra Tourism has introduced bicycles at tourist spots, Ganpatipule and Mahabaleshwar, promoting the noble cause of sustainability and eco-tourism. Read More

Young Tourism Ambassadors: Opening doors to their futures

Young Tourism Ambassadors: Opening doors to their futures

editor editor- December 18, 2018 21:11 0

A transformational program is introducing young men and women to the tourism sector. Read More

Local farmers earn over $39 million from tourism

Local farmers earn over $39 million from tourism

editor editor- December 14, 2018 13:41 0

The Jamaica Tourism Agri-Linkages Exchange (ALEX) pilot project has assisted 400 local farmers with the marketing of approximately 360,000 kg of agricultural produce valued at ... Read More

Heavenly Spa celebrates 5 years of wellness

Heavenly Spa celebrates 5 years of wellness

editor editor- December 14, 2018 12:03 0

Heavenly Spa by Westin is preparing to celebrate its 5th anniversary with a meaningful initiative known as the Five Elements Wellness Calendar. Read More

Visit Austin Launches Open ATX for  Transgender Awareness Week

Visit Austin Launches Open ATX for Transgender Awareness Week

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 12, 2018 11:05 0

Visit Austin announced in November the launch of Open ATX for Transgender Awareness Week . Open ATX is an initiative in support of the transgender ... Read More

Minister Bartlett to deliver remarks at official opening of Agri-linkages Exchange Center

Minister Bartlett to deliver remarks at official opening of Agri-linkages Exchange Center

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 12, 2018 05:02 0

Jamaica's Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett will deliver remarks at the opening of the Agri-linkages Exchange (ALEX) Center. ALEX is an innovative online platform, which facilitates ... Read More

World Travel & Tourism Council, India Initiative appoints new officers

World Travel & Tourism Council, India Initiative appoints new officers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2018 16:11 0

The Annual General Meeting of the World Travel & Tourism Council, India Initiative (WTTCII) was held on 11 December 2018 at New Delhi. During the ... Read More

World Travel & Tourism Council, India Initiative announces new officers

World Travel & Tourism Council, India Initiative announces new officers

editor editor- December 11, 2018 12:51 0

The Annual General Meeting of the World Travel & Tourism Council, India Initiative (WTTCII) was held on December 11, 2018 at New Delhi. Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister declares new Bijoux Kingston open

Jamaica Tourism Minister declares new Bijoux Kingston open

editor editor- December 11, 2018 10:33 0

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, (seen third right in the photo) officially cut the ribbon to open the newly-renovated Bijoux Kingston Read More

Uganda needs comprehensive tourism visibility strategy

Uganda needs comprehensive tourism visibility strategy

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- December 10, 2018 16:16 0

Google about Uganda and only the bad things will appear, every bad thing about Uganda appears on the net and we only hear about Lake ... Read More

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