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Leaders gather in Cape Town to discuss ways of delivering on...

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Delivering on Africa’s Promise will be the theme of the World Economic Forum on Africa 2013 which will take place in Cape Town, South Africa, 8-10 May, with the partic

Latin American leaders urge action to ensure food security

PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico – Latin America can play a key role in ensuring global food security, leaders said today at the World Economic Forum on Latin America, taking place in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

African leaders discuss raising profile of tourism on economic agenda

NEW YORK, NY - Ten African tourism leaders gathered at New York University on Wednesday to discuss the need to raise the profile of tourism on Africa’s economic agenda.

Expatriate and travel insurance healthcare leaders converge on Los Angeles, September...

As more and more businesses globalize, increasing the size and scope of their international or multinational operations, demand fires up for more robust expatriate healthcare benefit options and incre

Routes CIS Strategy Forum explored the potential of the region’s air...

KHARKIV, Ukraine - Senior aviation industry leaders gathered in Kharkiv, Ukraine, earlier this week to investigate the shape and direction of the region’s aviation industry at the inaugural Routes C

Women leaders in modern Syria, the Arab world and international community

“Political empowerment of women in [the] Arab World sets new signs, and women will make the most powerful changes to the econmic crisis," said HE Dr.

International hospitality and tourism congress to meet in Rhode Island

Rhode Island will become the hub of international hotel and tourism education when Johnson & Wales University hosts the 49th EUHOFA International Congress beginning Sunday, November 7 through Friday,

World tourism leaders vow to promote cooperation

SANYA, Hainan - Leaders of the world tourism industry at the 2010 Boao International Tourism Forum Sunday vowed to promote cooperation to deal with incidents with negative impacts on tourism.

Exclusive interview with Africa tourism leaders

ETurboNews recently had the opportunity to catch up with the vice president of development for the Middle East and Africa of the Intercontinental Hotel Group, Mr. Phil Kasselis, and with Mr.

Travel industry leaders to Obama: 7 ways to create more jobs

With nearly 400,000 travel industry jobs lost in 2008 and 2009 as a result of the economic downturn, both the U.S.

UNWTO: tourism leaders call for supportive global policies

Around 80 tourism ministers meeting at the UNWTO Ministers' Summit (November 10 at World Travel Market, London) called for global policies that are supportive of the travel and tourism industry.

ATA hosts fourth annual Presidential Forum on Tourism in New York

The Africa Travel Association (ATA) held its fourth annual Presidential Forum on Tourism at New York University’s Africa House on September 26.

Industry leaders and financial experts focus on 2010 at WTM Vision

An unprecedented collection of financial experts and senior travel executives will debate the impact the worldwide financial downturn will have on the industry in 2010 in the rebranded WTM Vision –

Consultancy by tourism leaders for Ozyegin University Hotel Management Program

Prepared to admit its first students into the 2009-2010 academic year, Ozyegin University's Undergraduate Hotel Management Program is building a new structure combining the higher education with the p

Ministers and top business leaders to discuss global transport in the...

The International Transport Forum (ITF) in Leipzig, Germany convened today, bringing together 52 ministers and top business leaders from around the world at the political highlight of the forum.

Travel leaders meet with President Obama

Travel industry leaders met today with President Obama to discuss the unique role that travel can play in strengthening the American economy.

Boeing appoints new Washington, DC corporate office leaders

Boeing has announced three new executives for key roles within its Washington, DC, government operations office.

Leading the challenge on climate change

LONDON, UK - The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) today issued an official statement setting out the vision and commitment of travel and tourism industry leaders to tackle climate change.

The “new normal” for business travel

NEW YORK, NY - Travel industry executives representing Best Western International, Southwest Airlines, and MasterCard Worldwide recently convened for the third annual Business Travel Summit for a disc

UNWTO calls on tourism leaders to join the green economy

NEW YORK, USA / MADRID, Spain - Despite the evolving global recession, there is a real opportunity if world leaders succeed in aligning short-term response to the economic meltdown; medium-term respon

More travel leaders to speak at Travel Distribution Summit Asia

In the latest speaker announcement for April’s Travel Distribution Summit Asia, we see industry veterans Nathan Clapton (TripAdvisor), Michael Lee (BanyanTree Hotels & Resorts), and Peter Gammon (Ab

ALTA Airline Leaders Forum set for Cancun

Designed to promote an international dialogue that advances safer, more efficient aviation in the region, ALTA's Annual Airline Leaders Forum is the leading and largest event of its nature in the Lati

Travel leaders to assess economic impacts at ITB Asia

SINGAPORE - ITB Asia will be the first opportunity for the travel industry in Asia to discuss impacts and response strategies to the global economic crisis.

More than 50 travel industry leaders on World Religious Travel Expo...

LITTLETON, CO – More than 50 top travel executives and tourism officials from around the globe will address participants at the World Religious Travel Expo and Educational Conference, Oct. 29-Nov.

Travel leaders to tackle industry issues at ITB Asia Convention

SINGAPORE (September 2, 2008) – Travel industry leaders from around the world will convene at the ITB Asia Convention in Singapore to face industry issues, which are at their most trying and tumultu

Caribbean leaders call for single airline

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC - Two Caribbean leaders called for the creation of a single regional airline even as they said they were aware there is still a need for a regional air transportation agreement "which we need to put together".