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Skamania Lodge in Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area joins Benchmark Resorts & Hotels portfolio

Skamania Lodge in Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area joins Benchmark Resorts & Hotels portfolio

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019 18:51 0

Benchmark has announced that Skamania Lodge, in Stevenson, Washington, has joined its expanding Benchmark Resorts & Hotels portfolio. The 258-guest room Skamania Lodge is set ... Read More

Fly-in Lodge set to take helicopter skiing to a new level In Canada

Fly-in Lodge set to take helicopter skiing to a new level In Canada

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2019 09:04 0

Northern Escape, Canada's leading heli-skiing operator is launching a new, luxurious remote lodge for the upcoming 2019/2020 season. The new Northern Escape Lodge is strategically ... Read More

Tanzania’s oldest beach hotel to undergo major facelift before upgrading to 5-star status

Tanzania’s oldest beach hotel to undergo major facelift before upgrading to 5-star status

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- May 20, 2019 20:00 0

Indian Ocean’s Kunduchi Beach Hotel in Tanzania’s capital Dar es Salaam will undergo a major facelift to upgrade it into a Five Star beach hotel, ... Read More

Bugoma Forest must remain, says Uganda’s President, but conservationists not celebrating just yet

Bugoma Forest must remain, says Uganda’s President, but conservationists not celebrating just yet

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- May 18, 2019 17:45 0

Following a sustained campaign over a court ruling to lease Bugoma Forest to Hoima Sugar Works last month, Uganda President Museveni has pronounced that Bugoma ... Read More

Khiri Travel announces executive changes

Khiri Travel announces executive changes

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 02:00 0

Asian DMC, Khiri Travel has announced senior executive changes. Effective 1 July, Herman Hoven will become the new Chief Executive Officer of Khiri Travel. Hoven ... Read More

Tanzania government sticks to its fists over privatized state hotels

Tanzania government sticks to its fists over privatized state hotels

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 30, 2019 20:58 0

The Tanzania government once again warned investors over a possible re-possession of poorly-performing hotels and lodges in northern Tanzania wildlife parks after owners failed to ... Read More

Sietse Nabben named General Manager at Hotel Hendricks

Sietse Nabben named General Manager at Hotel Hendricks

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 19:32 0

With over twenty years in the hospitality industry, Sietse Nabben brings his unique experiences and accomplishments to Midtown’s newest hotspot, Hotel Hendricks. As a native ... Read More

Benchmark appoints new Director of Facilities for The Grove Resort Orlando

Benchmark appoints new Director of Facilities for The Grove Resort Orlando

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 17:45 0

Benchmark has appointed Jason Epsenhart director of facilities for The Grove Resort Orlando, a Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property located near Walt Disney World in ... Read More

African Tourism Board appoints UNWTO leader Cuthbert Ncube: Repackaging Tourism in Africa

African Tourism Board appoints UNWTO leader Cuthbert Ncube: Repackaging Tourism in Africa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019 21:11 0

Cuthbert Ncube, the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) regional vice-president was appointed today as the Vice President of the African Tourism Board Mr. Ncube is based ... Read More

The World Travel Award goes to Shaza

The World Travel Award goes to Shaza

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019 17:48 0

Shaza, a unique luxury hotel brand inspired by the cultures of the Silk Route, walked off with no less than five trophies at the World ... Read More

Benchmark appoints new Director of Aquatics for The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark

Benchmark appoints new Director of Aquatics for The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 17:51 0

Benchmark has named Francis Vidal director of aquatics for The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark. The Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property is located in Monticello, ... Read More

New rhino born at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

New rhino born at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019 18:02 0

On 19th April, Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, located north of Uganda’s capital, Kampala registered the latest rhino birth. According to Angie Genade, Executive Director of the ... Read More

Benchmark names Angel Quiles Director of Facilities, The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark

Benchmark names Angel Quiles Director of Facilities, The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019 16:31 0

Benchmark hospitality company has named Angel Quiles, CEOE, director of facilities for The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark. The Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property is ... Read More

New director of marketing named for The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark

New director of marketing named for The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 9, 2019 16:23 0

Benchmark has appointed Courtney Dall’Olmo director of marketing for The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark. The Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property is located in Monticello, ... Read More

Cable Car to be introduced on Mount Kilimanjaro, amid protest

Cable Car to be introduced on Mount Kilimanjaro, amid protest

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- April 4, 2019 16:09 0

A cable car is to be rolled out on Mount Kilimanjaro by a foreign company to improve access and boost tourism, amid strong protest from ... Read More

American Tourist Kidnapped in Uganda: African Tourism Board in action with expert Dr. Peter Tarlow

American Tourist Kidnapped in Uganda: African Tourism Board in action with expert Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019 21:14 0

Not only leopards were roaming Queen Elizabeth National Park today, but criminals who kidnapped an elderly American tourist in the park today, and put the ... Read More

Young elephant shot 13 times: Tourists watched in horror

Young elephant shot 13 times: Tourists watched in horror

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- March 27, 2019 07:54 0

Balule Associated Nature Reserve has justified the killing of a young elephant bull in front of tourists as an 'act of self-defense', backtracking on an ... Read More

African Tourism Board: The Human Right to Explore the Cape in the Eyes of Marriott

African Tourism Board: The Human Right to Explore the Cape in the Eyes of Marriott

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 26, 2019 19:58 0

The official launch of the African Tourism Board is only about two weeks away. On April 11 at 15.30 the Cape Town International Convention Centre ... Read More

Do Millennials want “the Grands” along when they travel?

Do Millennials want “the Grands” along when they travel?

editor editor- March 26, 2019 18:59 0

It’s no surprise that Millennials love to “do it for the ‘gram.” But when it comes to travel buddies, it’s Millennials’ desire to travel with ... Read More

Tourism teacher holds Spirit of Hospitality workshop in Cambodian Jungle

Tourism teacher holds Spirit of Hospitality workshop in Cambodian Jungle

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 17:13 0

A leading Bangkok university delivered a series of hospitality skill building workshops to local tourism service providers in the ecotourism front line at Botum Sakor ... Read More

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

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

editor editor- March 13, 2019 22:45 0

Announced by the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) Headquarters in February 2019, Seychelles’ delegation pull the spotlight on the destination at the 53rd edition of Internationale ... Read More

ILTM Asia Pacific creating business playgrounds for international luxury travel brands

ILTM Asia Pacific creating business playgrounds for international luxury travel brands

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019 20:03 0

In its second year, ILTM Asia Pacific is gearing up to be the international and Asia Pacific business event for the luxury travel industry. A ... Read More

California’s new luxurious beachside retreat opens its doors

California’s new luxurious beachside retreat opens its doors

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019 21:05 2

Rosewood Miramar Beach, the newest destination for discerning travelers worldwide, opens today as the first ultra-luxury resort in Southern California to offer guestrooms set directly ... Read More

Seychelles to take over Berlin in a tropical storm as strong tourism delegation hits ITB in March

Seychelles to take over Berlin in a tropical storm as strong tourism delegation hits ITB in March

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019 10:04 0

Destination Seychelles will have a strong presence in the German capital, Berlin, as a 42 strong member delegation gets ready to attend the 53rd edition ... Read More

Best hotels in the world named

Best hotels in the world named

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019 16:30 0

The 14th annual It List, a selection of the best new and renovated hotels in the world, was released today. Each year travel experts check ... Read More

Snow King Resort Hotel & Condos welcomes new General Manager

Snow King Resort Hotel & Condos welcomes new General Manager

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019 20:05 0

Benchmark has appointed David Kingston general manager for Snow King Resort Hotel & Condos, a Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property located in Jackson, Wyoming. Greg ... Read More

Cinnamon Lodge Habarana reaches greater heights

Cinnamon Lodge Habarana reaches greater heights

editor editor- February 8, 2019 01:13 0

Cinnamon Lodge Habarana is a 5-star resort nestled in nature’s serenity right in the heart of Sri Lanka’s Cultural Triangle Green Globe recertified Cinnamon Lodge ... Read More

“Tour operator” fleeces US tourists of $20K, arrested by Uganda’s Tourism Police

“Tour operator” fleeces US tourists of $20K, arrested by Uganda’s Tourism Police

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 26, 2019 17:20 0

Tourism Police on the morning of Friday, January 25, arrested a quack tour operator who had fleeced a family of American tourists that had paid ... Read More

Use tourism to build sustainable coffee sector says Jamaica Minister

Use tourism to build sustainable coffee sector says Jamaica Minister

editor editor- January 15, 2019 21:16 0

Coffee has the potential to become a commodity that can change communities through linkages with tourism says Jamaica Tourism Minister. 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

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