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African Tourism Board and Africa Tourism Association join forces to support World to Africa’ Tourism Conference in Johannesburg
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African Tourism Board and Africa Tourism Association join forces to support World to Africa’ Tourism Conference in Johannesburg

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

New York-based African Tourism Association is getting ready for their World to Africa’ Tourism Conference. The event in Johannesburg is ... Read More

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam
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Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019

In an advertisement in “The New Vision” daily by the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) on June 7, a notice of ... Read More

Tourism Enthusiasts Protest Possible Giveaway Of Murchison Falls For Dam Construction By Ugandan Government
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Tourism Enthusiasts Protest Possible Giveaway Of Murchison Falls For Dam Construction By Ugandan Government

Jonathan Benaiah Jonathan Benaiah- June 9, 2019

Last week on Friday, many Ugandans especially those in the tourism and conservation circles were shocked when an advert appeared ... Read More

Bipartisan Legislation to boost Tourism to the United States
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Bipartisan Legislation to boost Tourism to the United States

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 5, 2019

Explore America Act, legislation that supports the expansion of cultural heritage tourism by strengthening the Preserve America Grant Program was ... Read More

New India government urged to tackle employment through tourism
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New India government urged to tackle employment through tourism

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 25, 2019

There is much hope and expectation from the just re-elected Modi Government in India. Industry leaders feel that the new ... Read More

UNWTO Secretary-General on official visit to Italy, deepening  partnership
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UNWTO Secretary-General on official visit to Italy, deepening partnership

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Zurab Pololikashvili, has arrived in Rome to begin a first visit to ... Read More

UNWTO launches Guidelines for the Development of Gastronomy Tourism
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UNWTO launches Guidelines for the Development of Gastronomy Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 14, 2019

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Basque Culinary Center (BCC) have launched a new set of guidelines to help ... Read More

South Africa Tourism Ministry and African Tourism Board Officials meet and agree with SA President Cyril Ramaphosa
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South Africa Tourism Ministry and African Tourism Board Officials meet and agree with SA President Cyril Ramaphosa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 4, 2019

African Tourism Board Vice President Cuthbert Ncube today at Indaba in Durban met with the Honorable Deputy Minister of Tourism ... Read More

South Africa Day 2019 celebrations in Bangkok
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South Africa Day 2019 celebrations in Bangkok

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- April 30, 2019

A stunning South Africa National Day celebration took place in the Thai capital at the Siam Kempinski 5 star hotel. ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism: Demonstrating resilience after terror attacks
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Sri Lanka Tourism: Demonstrating resilience after terror attacks

editor editor- April 30, 2019

One week on from the deadliest terror attacks perpetrated in the country since the end of the civil war, Sri ... Read More

UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism to analyze sector’s potential
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UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism to analyze sector’s potential

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019

The countdown begins for the 5th World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism to be held on 2 and 3 May in ... Read More

Grange Pen to get a J$960 million infrastructural upgrade
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Grange Pen to get a J$960 million infrastructural upgrade

editor editor- March 30, 2019

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

Ethiopia records biggest growth of Travel & Tourism in the world
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Ethiopia records biggest growth of Travel & Tourism in the world

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019

Ethiopia’s Travel & Tourism economy grew by 48.6% in 2018, the largest of any country in the world, according to ... Read More

Save the date: 5th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism
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Save the date: 5th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Basque Culinary Center (BCC) will co-organize the 5th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy ... Read More

€1 in every €7 in Spain comes from tourism
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€1 in every €7 in Spain comes from tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019

The Travel & Tourism sector contributed €1 in every €7, in the Spanish economy last year demonstrating the importance of ... Read More

Florida Space Coast Office of Tourism announces new Executive Director
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Florida Space Coast Office of Tourism announces new Executive Director

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019

After an extensive search process, Brevard County has selected veteran Florida marketing executive Peter Cranis as its new head of ... Read More

President Barack Obama announced as keynote speaker for WTTC Global Summit 2019
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President Barack Obama announced as keynote speaker for WTTC Global Summit 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) announced that the 44th President of the United States, President Barack Obama, will ... Read More

UNWTO global gastronomy tourism event: Job creation, entrepreneurship and development
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UNWTO global gastronomy tourism event: Job creation, entrepreneurship and development

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Basque Culinary Center (BCC) are co-organizing the 5th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy ... Read More

Travel & Tourism continues strong growth above global GDP
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Travel & Tourism continues strong growth above global GDP

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019

The global Travel & Tourism sector grew at 3.9% to contribute a record $8.8 trillion and 319 million jobs to ... Read More

Jamaica Prime Minister welcomes new H10 Spanish hotel investment
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Jamaica Prime Minister welcomes new H10 Spanish hotel investment

editor editor- February 7, 2019

Prime Minister of Jamaica, the Most Honorable Andrew Holness, has welcomed the new US$250 million (J$34 billion) investment from Spanish ... Read More

San Sebastian hosts UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism
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San Sebastian hosts UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2019

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Basque Culinary Center (BCC) have signed the Agreement for the holding of the ... Read More

PM, Bartlett welcome return of EP hotel model to Jamaica
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PM, Bartlett welcome return of EP hotel model to Jamaica

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 29, 2019

Jamaica Prime Minister Andrew Holness and Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett have welcomed the return of the EP (European ... Read More

Miami International Airport: 45 million passengers for the first time ever
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Miami International Airport: 45 million passengers for the first time ever

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019

Miami International Airport passed the 45-million-passenger milestone for the first time ever in 2018, serving nearly one million more travelers ... Read More

UNWTO: International tourist arrivals reach 1.4 billion two years ahead of forecasts
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UNWTO: International tourist arrivals reach 1.4 billion two years ahead of forecasts

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019

International tourist arrivals grew 6% in 2018, totalling 1.4 billion according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. UNWTO’s long ... Read More

Guam supports President Obama’s Executive Order to improve travel and tourism
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Guam supports President Obama’s Executive Order to improve travel and tourism

editor editor- January 21, 2012

TUMON, Guam - In a first for the US, President Barack Obama today announced a national strategy on travel and ... Read More

Zanzibar focuses on tourism to boost its economy and job creation
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Zanzibar focuses on tourism to boost its economy and job creation

editor editor- November 2, 2011

(eTN) – The Indian Ocean tourist island of Zanzibar is looking at tourism as the isle’s leading economic sector and ... Read More

Investing in sustainable tourism will stimulate green economy and job creation
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Investing in sustainable tourism will stimulate green economy and job creation

editor editor- February 23, 2011

Increased investment in sustainable tourism can boost the sector’s contribution to economic growth, development, and particularly job creation, while at ... Read More

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