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ITB India 2020 canceled
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ITB India 2020 canceled

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 3, 2020

The ITB India organizers have announced to postpone ITB India 2020, originally scheduled to be held on 15 – 17 ... Read More

Exhibitors Compensation by ITB Berlin? Can ITB avoid it?
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Exhibitors Compensation by ITB Berlin? Can ITB avoid it?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 2, 2020

How will exhibitors receive compensation by ITB Berlin, Messe Berlin for the ITB fair cancellation? Is there any compensation for ... Read More

SUNx Malta brings Climate Friendly Travel to ITB Berlin
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SUNx Malta brings Climate Friendly Travel to ITB Berlin

editor editor- February 25, 2020

Under the banner of “A Plan For Our Kids,” Leslie Vella and Prof. Geoffrey Lipman, Chair and President of SUNx ... Read More

eTurboNews Reader verdict on ITB Berlin 2020 is in
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eTurboNews Reader verdict on ITB Berlin 2020 is in

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 25, 2020

eTurboNews asked travel industry readers about the upcoming ITB trade show in Berlin scheduled for March 4-8 and if it ... Read More

Bombshell news for ITB Berlin from Frankfurt
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Bombshell news for ITB Berlin from Frankfurt

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 25, 2020

Today started with another bombshell and shocking breaking news for ITB Berlin. This news comes from the Frankfurt convention center. ... Read More

Coronavirus: Is the travel & tourism industry lost?
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Coronavirus: Is the travel & tourism industry lost?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 9, 2020

The Coronavirus crisis may very well become one of the largest challenges ever for the travel and tourism industry. Leaders ... Read More

Warsaw is about to turn into a Nepal Summit and you could be part of it
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Warsaw is about to turn into a Nepal Summit and you could be part of it

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

Polish outbound tourism is growing, and the Nepal Tourism Board knows this and wants to welcome Polish visitors to their ... Read More

What is the most important prize in Chinese international tourism?
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What is the most important prize in Chinese international tourism?

editor editor- May 18, 2019

by Apolónia Rodrigues, special to eTN The Chinese Tourist Welcome (CTW) Award issued a Bronze prize in the Innovation category ... Read More

East Africa’s KARIBU and KILIFAIR Tourism Fair opens next month
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East Africa’s KARIBU and KILIFAIR Tourism Fair opens next month

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019

KARIBU and KILIFAIR Tourism Exhibition is set for grand opening next month with full expectations to attract over 350 exhibitors ... Read More

eTN Hero: Cordelia Igel, team leader at Vox Restaurant, Grand Hyatt Hotel Berlin
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eTN Hero: Cordelia Igel, team leader at Vox Restaurant, Grand Hyatt Hotel Berlin

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019

Many of us traveling around the globe on business have travel stories to tell. I spend more than 100 fully-paid ... Read More

IGLTA honors ITB Berlin for its commitment to LGBT+ travel segment
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IGLTA honors ITB Berlin for its commitment to LGBT+ travel segment

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019

The reward for promoting awareness and acceptance of the LGBT+ Community in the global tourism industry: at the Annual Global ... Read More

National Research Council in Canada wants to improve air passenger experience
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National Research Council in Canada wants to improve air passenger experience

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019

From visiting friends and family to getting goods to market, Canadians, tourists, and businesses rely on a safe, secure aviation ... Read More

IGLTA Foundation adds industry leaders from Google & Airbnb to its Board
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IGLTA Foundation adds industry leaders from Google & Airbnb to its Board

editor editor- March 26, 2019

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association Foundation announced today that Dougal Mckenzie, Head of Industry, Travel, at Google, and Maria Cuba, ... Read More

Shaza Hotels signs first Mysk in Saudi Arabia
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Shaza Hotels signs first Mysk in Saudi Arabia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019

Shaza Hotels, a member of the Global Hotel Alliance, has signed a management agreement with Sheikh Sultan Al Harthi to ... Read More

Why Travel to Madrid? 40 Years of Diversity and Tolerance: Just Watch it!
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Why Travel to Madrid? 40 Years of Diversity and Tolerance: Just Watch it!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2019

Germany and the rest of the world agrees. Madrid is the city of tolerance and diversity. According to a prestigious ... Read More

Seychelles eco-friendly tourism efforts put forward in Germany
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Seychelles eco-friendly tourism efforts put forward in Germany

editor editor- March 16, 2019

Environment conservation efforts being made by Seychelles, and how tourists can join in the initiatives, were the focus points of ... Read More

How Independent Hotels Make Big Money on Chinese FIT Travelers: The Mini Program
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How Independent Hotels Make Big Money on Chinese FIT Travelers: The Mini Program

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2019

Compass Edge knows there is a good reason why independent hotels selling rooms to Chinese travelers should have a "Mini ... Read More

Seychelles’ intensified presence makes successful impact during 2019 edition of Internationale Tourismus-Börse, Berlin
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Seychelles’ intensified presence makes successful impact during 2019 edition of Internationale Tourismus-Börse, Berlin

editor editor- March 13, 2019

Announced by the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) Headquarters in February 2019, Seychelles’ delegation pull the spotlight on the destination at ... Read More

Messe Berlin to become member of the World Tourism Alliance
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Messe Berlin to become member of the World Tourism Alliance

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019

WTA members include national tourism associations, influential tourism enterprises, academic institutes and other institutions from around the world. Messe Berlin, ... Read More

ICTP meets on the sidelines of ITB in Berlin
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ICTP meets on the sidelines of ITB in Berlin

mm Alain St.Ange- March 12, 2019

Three of the four founding members of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) - Juergen Steinmetz, Alain St.Ange, and ... Read More

Guyana Tourism together with SUNx to bring Climate Change education
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Guyana Tourism together with SUNx to bring Climate Change education

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

Guyana which has been named the #1 “Best of Ecotourism” destination and one of the world’s Top 10 Sustainable Destinations ... Read More

ITB 2019 closing report: Robust and resilient
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ITB 2019 closing report: Robust and resilient

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

Uninterrupted growth at a high level: despite a slowdown in the world economy demand within the world’s travel industry remains ... Read More

Why is sustainable tourism important in Iceland?
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Why is sustainable tourism important in Iceland?

editor editor- March 9, 2019

The First Lady of Iceland, Mrs. Eliza Jean Reid, was honored by the Institute of South Asian Woman (ISAW) during ... Read More

Tourism industry needs strategic plan to protect climate, reduce CO2 emissions
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Tourism industry needs strategic plan to protect climate, reduce CO2 emissions

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019

Tourism accounts for ten percent of the global gross national product and is responsible for eight per cent of all ... Read More

Celebrating Her Awards making women visible in tourism at ITB Berlin 2019
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Celebrating Her Awards making women visible in tourism at ITB Berlin 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019

Award winners from previous years always take part in presenting the outstanding women in tourism with the Celebrating Her Awards ... Read More

Visit Nepal 2020 launch in Berlin took over ITB last night
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Visit Nepal 2020 launch in Berlin took over ITB last night

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 8, 2019

The Nepal Tourism Board and Nepal Embassy in Berlin went all out last night to prepare the world for Visit ... Read More

Bartlett named PATWA’s Tourism Minister of the Year for Sustainable Tourism
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Bartlett named PATWA’s Tourism Minister of the Year for Sustainable Tourism

editor editor- March 7, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett was today awarded the Pacific Area Travel Writers Association’s (PATWA) Tourism Minister of the ... Read More

IGLTA, Queer Destinations and Mexico’s Secretary of Tourism to promote LGBTQ+tourism in Mexico
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IGLTA, Queer Destinations and Mexico’s Secretary of Tourism to promote LGBTQ+tourism in Mexico

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019

Within the 53rd edition of the ITB international travel trade show in Berlin, Germany, the International LGBTQ+ Travel Association (IGLTA) ... Read More

Bardiya National Park gets Sustainable Destination Award at ITB
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Bardiya National Park gets Sustainable Destination Award at ITB

editor editor- March 7, 2019

Bardiya National Park has been awarded as the best Sustainable Destinations in “Asia-Pacific” category of Sustainable Top 100 Destination Awards ... Read More

Kenya’s Tourism Secretary: More visitors and fewer dead elephants
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Kenya’s Tourism Secretary: More visitors and fewer dead elephants

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019

Last year, Kenyan Cabinet Secretary of Tourism Najib Balala met his goal of welcoming over two million visitors to Kenya ... Read More

Mongolian Tourism launches new interactive web platform at ITB Berlin
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Mongolian Tourism launches new interactive web platform at ITB Berlin

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019

Mongolia.travel, an interactive planning tool for travelers, was introduced for the first time at ITB Berlin, the largest tourism fair ... Read More

Jamaica is PATWA’s Destination of the Year
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Jamaica is PATWA’s Destination of the Year

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019

Jamaica was today presented with the Pacific Area Travel Writers Association’s (PATWA) International Travel Award for Destination of the Year, ... Read More

East Africa set for joint Regional Tourism Marketing drive at ITB
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East Africa set for joint Regional Tourism Marketing drive at ITB

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019

Looking to market the East African tourism, a delegation of five officials from the East African Community (EAC) Headquarters is ... Read More

ITB Berlin means big time for Nepal Tourism Board and upcoming launch of Visit Nepal 2020 year
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ITB Berlin means big time for Nepal Tourism Board and upcoming launch of Visit Nepal 2020 year

editor editor- March 7, 2019

Nepal is going all out at the largest travel trade event of the year, ITB, that started today in Berlin, ... Read More

The new Hawaii of Africa
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The new Hawaii of Africa

editor editor- March 6, 2019

It’s not in the Pacific Ocean. It’s in the Atlantic Ocean. It is called Sierra Leone. With 212 miles (360 ... Read More

Qatar Airways unveils new Economy Class, seven new destinations at ITB Berlin 2019
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Qatar Airways unveils new Economy Class, seven new destinations at ITB Berlin 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, revealed the airline’s new Economy Class experience and announced ... Read More